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The How’s and Why’s of Thermal Water

  Thermal water is basically mineral water from thermal springs. If you’ve ever seen a hot spring gushing out from under ground, then you’ve seen a source of thermal water. Usually the water rises up from the deep underground basins where the geothermal and volcanic activity of the Earth heats it up. Thermal springs can differ significantly first of all in their salt composition. It is these salts dissolved in water that determine the biological activity of thermal water and the effect it has on the skin.Practically any kind of thermal water has a more or less powerful hydrating action: the saline Practically any kind of thermal water has a more or less powerful hydrating action: the saline solution acts like a magnet retaining water in the upper skin layers. However, the moisturising effect will be more pronounced if the skin’s surface is not allowed to dry. If the evaporation is not slowed down, soon after the initial comfortable and softening sensation the skin will start feeling tight and dry which is perceived by many …