Also known as sodium bicarbonate, baking soda is truly a cure-all. Not only is it good for your fridge, its innate antiseptic properties make it useful to kill fungus, bacteria while sopping up excessive oil. And would you believe it can also serve as a homemade microdermabrasion exfoliant? Here are two ways you can utilize the wonders of baking soda for your weekly fresh skin treatment:
Mix equal parts water and baking soda to create a thick paste. In a circular motion, massage into the skin for a couple minutes and leave alone for 15-20 minutes. Rinse your face gently with warm water and as always, pat dry. Follow this up with your favorite moisturizer and spf.
Mix 1/2 cup of baking soda with 1/8 cup of water. Massage the gritty paste into your skin for a few minutes. Be gentle. Rinse your face with warm water and as always, pat dry. Follow this up with your favorite moisturizer and spf.
Spring is just about here and summer is on its way. Prepping your skin before hand with these helpful tips can get your skin glowing naturally and free of pesky acne in time for the boys of summer! lol