Different ways of using Baking soda for glowing skin

Hello everyone,

Today I will be discussing with you about a wonderful product which can be easily available in one’s kitchen.Baking soda is one such effective ingredients that are going to give you flawless and glowing skin without making many efforts.Baking soda can be used for different skin care purposes.

Baking soda is so versatile that you can use it as either a daily cleanser, as an exfoliator or even as a face mask. So, let us talk about the different effective ways of using Baking soda for glowing skin.

 

Here’s why Baking Soda is an excellent remedy for the Glowing skin.

  • Baking soda has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic & anti-inflammatory properties that help to clear out the skin and make it soft and glowing.
  • Baking soda is composed of sodium and a pH neutralizer which gently exfoliates the dead skin cells and makes the skin bright and clearer.
  • Baking soda helps to control excess oil production from the skin.
  • Baking soda helps to unclog the pores on the surface of the skin and thereby reduces acne.
  • Baking soda also helps to get rid of any sunspots or brown spots on the skin.

 

Following is a list of different beneficial ways in which you can use baking soda:

 

1.As a Face Cleanser:

  • Baking soda-1tbsp
  • Water-1tbsp

 

How to apply:

  • Mix both the ingredients and massage in circular motions on face and neck for 2-3 minutes.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.
  • Finish by using a good moisturizer as baking soda can be quite dry on your face.
  • Repeat this process 2-3 times a week.
  • This facial cleanser will help to clear out your skin & will rejuvenate your dull skin. Baking soda is an excellent remedy for blackheads & acne as well.

 

 

2.As a face mask:

  • baking soda-1tbsp
  • honey-1tbsp
  • lemon juice-1tbsp

 

How to apply:

  • Mix all the ingredients & apply to face.
  • Leave for 10 minutes.
  • Wash off with water.
  • Repeat once or twice a week.
  • Finish by using a good moisturizer as baking soda can be quite dry on your face.
  • Lemon juice is one of the best natural remedies for age spots and hyper-pigmentation.Lemons are packed with Vitamin C and citric acid which naturally disinfect skin and remove excess oil.Their natural acids can gently exfoliate and cleanse oily skin, leaving it toned and even.

 

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2nd Face Mask:

  • baking soda-1tbsp
  • turmeric powder-1tbsp
  • cucumber juice-1 tbsp

 

How to apply:

  • Mix everything and apply the paste to your face.
  • Leave it to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Pat some water onto your face & rub the face pack loose.
  • Rinse off with normal water.
  • Repeat it once a week.
  • Finish by using a good moisturizer.

 

 

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4.As a face scrub:

  • Baking soda-1tbsp
  • Honey-1tbsp
  • Salt-1tbsp

 

How to apply:

  • Start making a fine paste by mixing all the ingredients.
  • Apply the paste to the affected areas and leave it on for 5 minutes.
  • Rinse off the mixture with warm water.
  • Repeat it twice a week.
  • Finish by using a good toner & moisturizer.

 

 

5.As a blackhead remover:

  • baking soda-1tbsp
  • toothpaste-1tbsp

 

How to apply:

  • Mix them together & apply them to the area where you have blackheads.
  • leave for 10 minutes & then scrub off with a soft bristle toothbrush in circular motions applying very little pressure.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat it once a week, if required.

 

Note:
  • Please ensure that you are using baking soda and not baking powder for the remedies.
  • Always remember to do a patch test of all natural remedies to see if you are not allergic to any one of them.
  • If you have extra sensitive skin do not try out each & every remedy.
     Make ensure to try these remedies at night time, since you should not go outside immediately in the sun after using these remedies.

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