- Do not worry about your skin problems and try baking soda
- It will help you treat acne, blackheads and dark spots
- Know various methods to use baking soda
Baking soda is a common ingredient of almost every kitchen. If you are tired of using various skin care products to maintain a healthy then do not worry any more baking soda can help you. Baking soda can be used in various ways to solve various skin problems. You can mix it with other common ingredients found in your kitchen and use it for your skin. You don’t have to waste your money on expensive products anymore. All you need is a combination of some simple kitchen products. Read on to know some simple methods to use baking soda for your skin.
Baking soda for glowing skin
Everyone wishes a glowing skin which does not require a lot of makeup and efforts. Baking soda can help you achieve a glowing skin. To use baking soda for a glowing skin you need two simple ingredients- baking soda and fresh orange juice. Take one tablespoon of baking soda and two tablespoons of fresh orange juice. Mix the two ingredients well to make a paste. Once the paste is ready, apply a thin layer on your face. Let the paste dry for 15-20 minutes. Now clean your face properly. This will help you achieve a glowing skin. You can apply this pack once in a week for best results. This pack will remove all the impurities and the presence of vitamin C in orange juice will provide some extra benefits to your skin.
Baking soda to treat acne
Acne is a common skin problem which can occur anytime to anyone. Baking soda can help you solve this problem as well. To use baking soda to treat acne take one tablespoon of baking soda and one tablespoon of honey. Mix them well and make a smooth paste. Wash your face properly and apply this paste on the affected area. Now take a warm washcloth and put it on your face for 5-7 minutes. Now remove the cloth and wash your face properly. once your face is dry apply a mild moisturiser. It will treat acne as well as moisture your skin naturally.
Baking soda for lighting dark spots
Dark spots can be very unpleasant at times. Now fighting dark spots will not require much efforts baking soda can help you. Take one tablespoon of baking soda and juice of a half lemon. Mix them well and make a paste. Apply this paste on your face and the dark spots. Leave this paste for few minutes and later wash it with warm water. Later apply a mild moisturiser. Use this remedy once or twice a week. Do not step outside under direct sunlight after using this remedy. Lemon also has lightening properties which will help you fight dark spots effectively.
Also read: Ways to Use Honey for a Glowing Skin
Baking soda to remove blackheads
Exfoliation is very necessary to keep your skin clean and it prevents blackheads. You can get rid of blackheads with the help of baking soda. Take one tablespoon of baking soda and add water to it to make a thick grainy paste. Scrub your face with paste for few minutes. Do not let the paste come near to your eyes. After a good scrub, wash your face with water properly. Later apply a moisturiser to your face.
If you experience any kind of discomfort after using any of the above mentioned remedies then stop its use immediately. Do not use baking soda for your skin if you face any kind of problem after using it.
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Written by: Varsha Vats
Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Mar 14, 2019