Are you suffering from sagging skin and wrinkles on your face? If yes, then in place of using chemical cosmetics, try this remedy of baking soda and coconut oil that can be easily prepared at home.
The combination helps in a number of ways such as cleansing your pores to remove blackheads and acne, exfoliating the skin to remove oil and dirt so that some of the major skin issues can be resolved.
Though people know baking soda for usage like baking food items and also in various cleaning purposes, but there are other things also that can be done using it. The soda can be also used as polishing agent or sometimes also as a deodorizer. Though baking soda has been used for cleaning of household, but it can also be effective in cleansing your skin. Not only for cleansing purpose, but baking soda also helps in maintaining the pH level of your skin.
The second ingredient of the combination, coconut, is a well known moisturizer that also has antibacterial properties that helps to keep your skin away from blemishes.
The mask can be prepared easily this way.
- Coconut oil in its extra virgin form – 2 teaspoons
- Baking soda – 2 teaspoons
Mix both the ingredients well so that it soon becomes a paste. Now apply the paste on your skin and after rubbing well, leave it for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, wash away from warm water and then massage your skin well. You will not need any moisturizer after this as coconut oil must have already hydrated your skin well.