People constantly think that baking soda is only used for making biscuits or even cleaning the mess in the kitchen, but there is another hidden feature that can be used for everyone that has some baking soda in their home, we’re talking about baking soda face mask that can be helpful for the skin. As a fact, baking soda counts with multiple anti-inflammatory and even antibacterial properties in its composition, for that reason, it helps to remove the dead skin cells that are tapping excess of oil and sweat that causes our skin to look awful, including our face. So, you should discover how to make use of this wonderful product and transform it into a face mask to swipe out every dead skin cell that is in your face, let’s begin.
First of all, you will need some materials in order to prepare these masks, and the good thing about this is the fact that these materials are easy to get in almost every part of the world, so you don’t have to worry about not finding them or not getting good deals in the stores to purchase these wonderful materials that are used for other purposes in our daily routines. You’ll need the juice from a 1/2 lemon which can be easily adapted to 1-2 drops of lemon essence and oil if you want to go in the easy route, also 1 or 2 tablespoons of baking soda which will be combined with 1 teaspoon of honey.
The reason why you will be using lemon and honey instead of water is that lemon is commonly used as an antibacterial and with the help of the honey, the product will be incredibly hydrating to the skin and let’s not forget that it will be combined with some baking soda, which will make the perfect creation in terms of skincare products, so, this trio of ingredients will be perfect for everyone requirements and needs, let’s see the preparation.
PREPARATION OF THE FACE MASK:
STEP #1: MIX IN A BOWL.
The first thing to do will be the most complicated step because you need to start mixing in a small bowl the different ingredients that were explained before to transform them into a paste-like consistency, is for any reason it’s too runny then add more baking soda, on the other hand, if the product is thicker than usual, then feel free to add some water, not too much or you will destroy the whole procedure.
STEP #2: APPLY AND RELAX.
To apply the face mask, you need to remove all of your makeup or dirt from your face with a gentle movement to avoid causing any injury on your dry skin, after that, apply in a gentle way the face mask with your fingers or even with a makeup brush that can be pretty handy, don’t apply too much and remember to use peaceful movements, this is not a race.
Then, relax by watching or doing other activities for 5 to 15 minutes, and after the time is up, remove the face mask with gentle circular movements while using warm water and a soft washcloth to remove everything on your face and leave it clean as ever.
STEP #3: RECOMMENDATIONS.
Water can be used as a substitute for lemon and honey, however, the results will not be the same, also, let’s take in mind that this face mask needs to be applied only once or maximum two times per day to avoid causing some problems to your skin, quality is better over quality, so stay away from problems. Finally, remember to apply gentle movements to avoid causing any problem to your face and also make sure that you end up applying the product to every part of your face with your fingers, in this way the results will be better, be careful with your mouth, eyes, and nose.
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