This combination is great for getting deep into your pores to prevent acne and blackheads. When mixed together, these two products work very well in treating acne, redness, scarring and removing excess dirt, oil and exfoliating dead skin off. The final results are amazing.
Sodium bicarbonate, or ”baking soda”, is often used in homemade baked goods, as a polishing agent, a deep cleaning and deodorizing agent for household use.
It is used in the preparation of homemade baked goods, for household uses like deodorizing and polishing agent, as well as for cleaning, instead of harmful and toxic household cleaners.
Despite this, baking soda is used as a cosmetic product for hair, teeth, and skin. It is amazing in the treatment of acne, as it is an amphoteric compound and thus balances the pH balance of the skin and prevents their occurrence since pH imbalance is the leading cause of acne.
On the other hand, coconut oil has powerful medicinal, moisturizing and antibacterial properties which effectively nourish, condition the skin and reduce the skin’s blemishes.
Baking Soda and Coconut Oil Deep Cleanser
- 1 teaspoon of aluminum- free baking soda
- 2 teaspoons of organic extra-virgin coconut oil
Method of preparation:
In a small bowl, mix the ingredients in order to prepare a paste. Apply the paste on your skin and gently massage in circular motion. Then, leave it to act for 5 minutes.
Afterward, wash it off with warm water, and massage once more during rinsing. As the coconut oil deeply hydrates the skin, you need not to apply a moisturizing cream.