It is not very easy to believe that something like baking soda which is very inexpensive can do wonders to your skin. Baking powder is really good for skin. Face mask of baking soda is work as a cleanser for skin and kill different pathogens which make the skin dull. Baking powder is good for skin. You can use baking soda for acne. Baking soda is a cleanser for face. It reduces the blemishes on skin because of its anti biotic properties. Another skin problem which can be easily solved with baking soda is blackheads.
Now the question is how to use baking soda for face to make it more effective. Here are some tips which you can use for better results.
• Simple mask made of baking soda
It is the simplest method to use baking soda. In this method just add one and a half tablespoon of baking soda in one table spoon of water. Apply this mask on your face and let it dry from about 5 to 10 minutes. Wash your face with warm water. Let it dry and apply a moisturizer. The moisturizer should be oil free.
• Face mask made of orange juice and baking soda
Mix orange juice with one tablespoon of baking soda. Rub this mixture on your face after washing. Let this mixture stay on your face for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes wash it, let it dry and apply moisturizer. Your skin will become brighter because of vitamin C. The citric acid makes the pores almost invisible. You can also use lemon juice or grape fruit juice if orange juice is not available.
• Face mask made of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide
Mix one table spoon of both the ingredients with each other and apply on clean face. Let it stay on your skin for about five minutes. After 5 minutes wash your face and apply moisturizer. Hydrogen peroxide is an antiseptic and it should only be used on skin which has blackheads, scars or pimples. For oily skin this mask should only be used once a week.
• Facemask made of baking soda and honey
Mix one table spoon of orange or lemon juice with 2 table spoons of honey and baking soda. Apply this mixture on clean face and let it stay there for about 15 minutes. Then wash your face and apply moisturizer. Lemon or orange brightens the skin. Honey is an antibiotic.
• Face mask made of
Tea tree oil I an antibiotic and is easily available in many stores. Mix 1 table spoon of orange or lemon juice with 1/3 cup baking soda and 2 tablespoons of tea tree oil, apply this mask on clean face and let it stay on your face for 10 minutes. Then wash your face and apply moisturizer. This facemask is best for acne and oily skin.
Remember that you should never apply the mask on cuts, burns or bruisers because it can cause irritation.