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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Avocado contains copper, iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus zinc and vitamin E. This mix can nourish your skin and make it more elastic. Take half avocado and make a puree, then mix it with a tbsp of honey and apply this mask on your face and leave on for 15 minutes. Wash the mask off with water.
Everyone has a preferred method for getting the most juice out of a lemon, including Slate’s L.V. Anderson, who advised readers to spring for an inexpensive electric juicer. Good advice. But what do you do if you don’t have special equipment, or if you’re making a cocktail at an ill-equipped friend’s house?
The combination of coco powder with coconut oil, this mask nourishes and moisturizes the skin and exfoliates the dead particles of the surface layer of the epidermis. To make this mask mix 1 tbsp cocoa powder, 2 tsp organic yogurt, 1 tsp organic coconut oil and 2 tsp organic honey. Mix it well, and apply it on your skin. After 15 mint wash the mask off with warm, clean water.
Aloe vera as part of the mask will help you to heal acne, smooth wrinkles, and give mattify the skin on your face. To make this mask blend some aloe vera pulp and add 2 lemon juice on it. Now apply on your skin with brush. Apply it on the skin for 20 minutes. After this wash it with cold, clean water.
Banana contains vitamin A, B, & C. It perfectly moisturizes the skin. Oatmeal will have an exfoliating effect. This mask is useful for dry and sensitive skin. For this mask mix 1 tbsp oatmeal with 1 tbsp banana mash. Now apply it to the skin and wait for 20 minutes, then wash the mask off with warm water.
Warm/hot water directly from the tap can be full of contaminants. If the pipes are old and rusted, then the chances of lead poisoning are very high. Also, contaminants readily dissolve and to a far greater extent in hot water than cold water. So, do not use hot water directly from the faucet under any circumstance. Instead, take cold water from the tap and heat it in a kettle and then consume.