There can be a number of home remedies to treat skin. But among them one of the most effective one is baking soda.
When you apply baking soda on your skin, it helps in removing the dead cell layer of your skin. There are many scrubs available that help in removing dead skin but baking soda does it without causing any kind of irritation on the skin. Along with removing the dead cells, baking soda also makes your skin beautiful as well as young.
There can be a number of ways how baking soda can be used to treat your skin and make it look beautiful.
Baking soda with water
Mix some amount of baking powder in a bowl with warm water. Make a smooth paste by combining both water and baking soda. Apply this paste on your skin and softly massage it in a circular motion for some time. After some time, wash it off with luke-warm water.
The baking soda with water will not only clean away the dead cells but will also clear the pores, oil and dirt from the skin.
Baking Soda with Ground Oats
In a bowl of water, add baking soda and ground oats. The combination of ground oats and baking soda should be of the ratio 1:6. Make a paste of the combination and then apply the paste on your skin and massage with your fingerprints. Make sure that the mixture should not enter your eyes. After some time wash your face off with little warm water.
This mixture will cleanse your skin, will remove dead cells and also will reduce the under eye dark circles.
Baking Soda with Lemon
Baking Soda with Lemon is used for a number of things such as reducing your age spots or disinfecting your skin. Also sometimes it can be used in just cleansing your skin.
The mixture is easy where you need to mix 2 tablespoons baking soda and 2 tablespoons brown sugar together in a bowl. Now add 1/4th cup of lemon juice in it. Mix the three ingredients together to get a paste.
Wet your face a bit and then apply the mixture on your wet face. Now leave the mixture on your skin to stay for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, rinse the skin with warm water. Tap your face dry with a soft towel and see the difference in your skin.
Baking Soda with Coconut Oil
Coconut skin has been always known as a healthy food for the skin. It acts as a strong moisturizer for the skin. Combination of baking soda and coconut oil thus can actually create miracles. This is because baking soda helps in cleansing the skin while coconut oil helps moisturizing the skin. Also this mixture can help a lot in treating various skin issues such as dryness and inflammation.
To make a mixture for application, combine both baking soda as well as coconut oil in equal amounts. Apply this combination on the skin and then leave it to stay for 5 – 10 minutes. After this wash off with warm water.
Source: My Healthy Life Stories