Baking soda is one of the cheapest and most effective remedies for skin problems. This incredible ingredient is a natural exfoliator which removes dead skin cells off the top layer by abrasive action of the particles in the powder. The powdery substance can exfoliate your skin safely without excess irritation.
By removing the dead skin cells from the surface, the exfoliation paves way for new ones. A great exfoliator such as baking soda removes the dead skin cells but doesn’t damage the new growth underneath. If you want to improve the quality of your skin and make it glow, you should try the following homemade remedies which can make your skin smooth.
Baking soda and water
Baking soda is a powerful facial cleanser, which is extremely effective in removing any dead skin cells, dirt and oil from your skin, in preventing an occurrence of acne and, in unclogging the pores on your face.
To make a homemade baking soda exfoliator, mix some of the powder with warm water until they form a paste, then apply it on your face and massage in small circular motions. Rinse your face with warm water after 15 minutes.
Baking soda and lemon
This combination can exfoliate and disinfect your skin, as well as reduce age spots and clean the excess oil from it.
In order to prepare the mixture, mix 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar (granulated) in a cup, then fill a quarter of it with lemon juice. Mix them well, then wash your face and apply the mixture on wet skin. Leave it to act for 10 minutes, after that rinse your face as usual with lukewarm water.
Baking soda and coconut oil
Coconut oil can work miracles for your skin and give it the needed moisture and hydration.
It is good for preventing inflammation as well. Mix equal amounts of baking soda and coconut oil.
If your skin is sensitive, you should increase the quantity of coconut oil. Apply the paste directly on your skin and wash it off with warm water after a few of minutes.
Baking soda and ground oats
A combination of baking soda and ground oats can be a powerful facial cleanser, and is made by adding the oats in a mix of equal amounts baking soda and water. The ground oats should be about 1/6 of the baking soda and water mixture. Apply the mix on your face by using small circular motions.
This amazing combination will exfoliate your face and even get rid of problems such as dark circles under your eyes, but make sure you apply the mixture under your eyes and prevent any contact with them. In the end, was your face with warm water and you should see immediate improvements.
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