There is one ingredient in nearly every kitchen cupboard that can do amazing things for your hair, skin and body. This affordable, multi-tasking product is nothing but cooking soda! In fact, baking soda can help you look your best from head to toe.
Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate, a natural stuff that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder. This alkaline substance has antifungal, antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory materials. It is also a powerful medical tool effective at combating everything from colds to oral problems to skin problems.
However, excessive use can harm your skin and hair. Also, you should do a scrap test to decide whether your skin is sensitive to it.
Things you need
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp honey
- 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
What you have to do
- Mix all the things in a bowl.
- Apply the mix up on face and neck using circular motions.
- Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Wash with fresh water and pat dry.
- Moisturize as normal.
How often you should do this
Apply this face pack once in a week.
Why this works
Baking soda exfoliates dead skin cells and also neutralizes the skin’s pH. It soothes the skin and heals any inflammation that may be present as well.