Sodium bicarbonate or baking soda is a complete skin care treatment. It is one of the cheapest cosmetic remedies at hand, and can restore the skin’s vitality, and also, prevent and fight acne.
If you have blackheads, which are a cause of dead skin cells accumulation, you can get rid of them completely using baking soda.
You can use baking soda to wash and tone your skin.
Use it every morning after you wash your face with warm water. You can also use it for the skin on your neck and cleavage. Make a paste out of baking soda and water and apply it on the skin in a circular motion, and after 5 minutes rinse it with warm water. You’ll notice the difference at first use.
You can also use it to gently exfoliate your skin and get rid of the dead skin cells.
Baking soda can replace many cosmetic products that promise effective exfoliation and cleansing.
Add a tablespoon of baking soda in your cleansing lotion and gently massage the face to remove the dead skin cells.
If you have oily skin, you can also add two teaspoons of oatmeal to your usual skin cleaning solution. Along with the baking soda, the oat provides a deep cleaning and leaves the skin smooth and silky.
Here’s how to make a baking soda mask that will help you get rid of the dead skin cells, while moisturizing and refreshing it at the same time:
• 4 tablespoons baking soda
• 1 tbsp honey
• 2 teaspoons water
Method of preparation:
First, you need to pour the baking soda in a clean glass container and add honey over it. Then put small amounts of water gradually and mix until it becomes a homogeneous composition.
Apply the paste on your clean skin, but avoid the eyes and nostrils. Leave to dry for 10-15 minutes. Soak a towel in hot water, squeeze the water as well as you can, and then remove the mask with gentle circular movements.