Baking soda has a lot of uses in cosmetic terms, even if at first glance it seems hard to believe that this ingredient can work wonders for your beauty. Well, it really works, if you know how to use it. Here are some great ideas that you can include baking soda in your beauty rituals.
Cleanse your face with baking soda
Facial skin is exposed daily to dust and dirt, which is why every night cleansing are essential habits. Sometimes, the cleanser doesn’t deeply cleanses the skin and impurities remain can cause pores plugging which leads to unsightly pimples. Baking soda is an effective solution for deep cleansing of the skin.
After cleansing, mix one teaspoon of baking soda in a cup of water and wash your face, then remove it with clean water. You will see that your skin gets instant smoothness and brightness.
Exfoliate your skin with baking soda
2 times a week is recommended to exfoliate your skin with baking-soda. It is much softer than other exfoliators, so it can be successfully used both for sensitive and dry skin.
All you have to do is to mix half a teaspoon of baking soda with 1 tablespoon of cleanser. Apply the scrub on the face using gentle and circular movements, and then remove it with clean water. Dab the face with a clean towel, the massage your face with a few drops of vitamin E including the dark circles, for an in-depth skin nourishment.
Make an energizing face mask with baking soda:
Once a week, you can make an energizing mask with sodium bicarbonate. This will enlighten you and will make your skin look fresh. Mix in a blender the following ingredients:
1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 clean cucumber
– 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
– 1 egg white
– 1 teaspoon oatmeal
– 1 teaspoon honey