Baking soda, also called sodium bicarbonate, is found in various natural mineral springs. A very effective and affordable ingredient used in many branded and home-made facial and skin products for a glowing, soft and clean skin. This natural skin product is devoid of all chemicals and its antibacterial components fight against acne and dryness. Baking soda can also act as an exfoliant and along with certain agents it helps in providing a supple, silky smooth skin. A warning instruction for sodium bicarbonate is that is can cause extreme dryness so its treatment should be done sparingly as a face mask. If it gives positive results than its use should be continued further.
How To Make A Baking Soda Cleansing Facial Wash
Take 2 tsp baking soda and 1 tsp warm water. Mix them well together and apply it to your face after washing it with warm water to remove face oils. Let your face be covered evenly all over with the paste for about 10 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
Don’t use soap and do not rub your face with towel harshly. A gentle pat dry to avoid skin irritation.
How To Make A Baking Soda Cleansing Facial Exfoliator
1 tbsp baking soda,
1 tbsp warm water &
2 tsp oat flour.
Mix them well together and rub it over your face gently in circular motion. When you have rubbed it generously on your face, let it stay for 5 minutes.
After the paste dries, rub it off very gently to remove any stubborn dirt or dead skin from your face. Wash off your face with cold water and pat dry your skin.
This will not only deep clean your skin but also exfoliate your skin to give you even better results. It cannot get any better than this, really.
How To Make A Baking Soda Cleansing Facial Mask
1 tbsp baking soda,
1 tbsp powder milk &
1/2 tsp honey
Keep adding few drops of water as you mix all the ingredients until you get a good consistency of face pack. Apply a generous even layer of this pack on your face and let it stay for 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
Use a very mild soap if you want and pat dry your face with a towel.