Check out some beauty benefits of baking soda:
All of us have often used baking soda for many different things, from heavy-duty cleaning to skincare! But did you know that baking soda has many other uses than just baking! Baking soda is a versatile and inexpensive compound that can do wonders to your skin. Check some of them below:
Baking soda is alkaline in nature and helps soften the sebum and debris on the face. It removes dirt, pollution and dead skin cells from the face and makes it glowing. It also clears the open pores and absorbs excess oil. Mix one tablespoon of baking soda in water and make a thick mixture. Apply the mixture to your face and rinse with water.
A face wash containing baking soda can help brighten your skin. Baking soda mixed in lemon juice helps in this process. Baking soda exfoliates the top layer of dark skin and lemon prevent the formation of skin darkening pigment. Simply add some baking soda to lemon juice and olive oil. Apply it to your skin and rinse after 10 minutes. PS do a patch test beforehand.
Removes acne scars
When acne is not dealt properly, it can leave scars on your face and baking soda can help remove them. To remove these marks, use a paste of baking soda and water. Baking soda will clean the scarred skin and reveal a fresh layer. Apply the paste for two or three minutes and then wash.
Oily skin is more prone to blackheads and pimples especially if you have large pores, blackheads become more common. Baking soda can minimize the issue by closing your skin pores; it also contains antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that treat blackheads causing infections. All you need to do is fill up a spray bottle with baking soda and water and spray it on your affected area. Now wash your face with cleanser.
Feet are often a neglected part of your body that we often don’t pamper enough. But if we want them to look pretty and feeling soft, we must take care of them regularly. The exfoliating property of baking soda removes the dead skin cells and makes your feet soft and its anti-bacteria keeps infection away.
Do you have any other hacks you use for baking soda?