As health and well-being continue to be the focus of Australian culture, a growing number of women who are aware of physical fitness are adding mineral supplements to their diet.
Magnesium is the fashionable ingredient of the moment, loved by the welfare industry for the countless benefits it promises.
It is found in virtually all cells of the human body, magnesium is responsible for healthy nerves and muscles, good intestinal health and a circulatory system that works properly, which improves the quality of sleep and even reduces anxiety.
Magnesium is appreciated by the welfare industry for the many benefits it promises (photo, personal trainer and magnesium user Laura Henshaw)
WHY IS MAGNESIUM IMPORTANT TO THE HUMAN BODY?
Magnesium is necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body.
It helps maintain normal nervous and muscle function while supporting the immune system and stabilizing the heart rate.
It plays a role in maintaining strong bones and regulates blood glucose levels.
Magnesium can soothe skin prone to eczema at the same time that it fights type 2 diabetes and reduces inflammation in the body.
Source: Medline Plus
Magnesium can be taken orally or applied directly to the skin to obtain a plump, hydrated complexion.
It has been scientifically proven that it stabilizes hormonal imbalances and reduces acne and other skin disorders.
A growing number of beauty brands are infusing magnesium into their actions, including the holistic skincare company The Base Collective, which offers A wide range of magnesium-based products that are organically formulated with "no hassles".
Fitness gurus and co-founders of the Keep It Cleaner exercise program Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw are fans of magnesium treatments, and regularly appear in The Base Collective's Instagram feed using products such as white tea bath, salts of magnesium bath, oil and body balm.
Instagram influence photographer Steph Claire Smith (pictured) is also an advocate for magnesium
The Base Collective offers a wide range of magnesium-based products that are organically formulated with "no annoyance" & # 39;
Another popular product is magnesium spray oil that aims to help with muscle fatigue, cramps, fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety and sugar cravings.
The treatments are all vegan and free of cruelty and are made with natural ingredients.
The Base Collective has received a number of positive reviews on its official website, with a number of customers praising its magnesium rank to improve a large number of bodily complaints.
Magnesium helps muscle recovery after exercise, as well as reduce sugar cravings
Skin ailments can be alleviated by topical application of magnesium products
"I use body balm at night before going to bed and I get up without swollen eyes, I know it's for the body, but it's the best face cream and it leaves me looking relaxed and ready for the day," one client wrote.
Another explained how her red and swollen cheeks returned to normal after using the balm, while another user said that her eczema softened a few days after applying the product.
"I was experiencing dry skin, so my friend recommended magnesium lotion, it's been a month since I used it and my skin never looked better." a user said