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Baking soda scrub for face

Baking soda is one ingredient that you will always find in your kitchen cabinet but have your ever thought of including it in your beauty regime? It might sound absurd but the fact is that baking soda carries immense benefits for your skin. Since it is alkaline in nature, it balances the pH levels of your skin to make it glow with radiance. It also helps in exfoliating the dead skin cells to reveal new freshness. Here are eight ways to use this humble ingredient in dealing with your day to day beauty problems.

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Baking soda causes excess exfoliation

Many women like homemade facial and body masks and scrubs. There are millions of recipes on the internet, but you have to know which products are safe and which ingredients are really dangerous and can lead to inflammation and other unpleasant symptoms.
The granules of the baking soda look like granules used in facial scrubs, but in fact, these elements aren’t that good for our skin. Try to recall high school chemistry classes: the pH level of normal skin varies between 4.5 and 5.7. The pH level of baking soda is almost 8 to 9, which is extremely high.Applying baking soda by itself would be enough to dry out our skin. If you use baking soda on a regular basis, it can actually cause more serious moisture loss.

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