Mask, scrub, facial cleansing baking soda
Soda – a familiar and accessible tool that can have multi-faceted application: for cleaning greasy and dirty surfaces, for baking, for getting rid of unpleasant odor, anti-heartburn, fatigue, and even as deodorant. But today we will concentrate on the use of soda in cosmetology for the face.
Soda is not useful to everyone
The chemical formula of baking soda is NaHCO3, sodium bicarbonate. As with any chemical substance, it has its contraindications in the use of the skin. These include:
- Dry, delicate or damaged skin;
- Red dots, arteries and veins on the skin.
The fact is that cleaning your face with baking soda is a pretty aggressive procedure, and if it is to succumb to damaged or sensitive skin, the epidermis could be injured, and the consequences are very sad until the bleeding.
However, cleansing facial mask of soda can still be useful for owners of dry and delicate skin while enriching its emollient properties: honey, cream, egg yolk, flour, etc.
Face cleaning at home with baking soda will be useful for those people who have:
- Oily skin;
- Black dots;
- Persistent rash acne and pimples;
Remember that soda is designed for deep and even aggressive cleansing, when other, more gentle, scrubs no longer cope.
By observing some rules of preparation and application of masks, it is possible to obtain the maximum positive effect, and will not harm the skin.
- Pre-test the prepared mixture on the reaction, apply on the wrist, if after half an hour no uncomfortable feelings have arisen — can be applied on the face.
- Use fresh soda, do not add home remedies obsolete, expired, or petrified product.
- For best effect, before applying masks, steam the skin to open pores.
- Don’t use «soda» means more than once every 5-7 days.
- Do not get carried away soda masks, even if the effect surpassed all your expectations after 5-10 treatments, be sure to do a month long break.
- Try to flush the contrast medium by washing, first with warm, then cold water.
- Washing off the mask, avoid contact with eyes.
- Soda dries the skin, so to prevent dryness, add to mask the fatty components like cream, sour cream, kefir, butter and so on. You can also use glycerine for the skin.
- After soda procedures do not forget to apply nourishing products.
Face masks with baking soda
- Standard: water + soda
Mix 1 table.a spoonful of soda in warm water, apply on skin as a scrub. Water can be replaced with a gel cleanser or shower gel.
- Face scrub made of salt and soda
1 tsp.a spoonful of baking soda mixed with 1 tsp.lies. the dining room or sea salt, dilute with water to form a slurry and apply to the skin instead of scrub. Salt helps the baking soda to clean the face, remove dead skin cells. In addition, such a mask is less aggressive than pure soda. Other recipes with salt You will find here.
- Soda and hydrogen peroxide for the face
Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful antiseptic that is very helpful when it comes to destroying germs, bacteria, and getting rid of the inflammation on the skin. Improper use of hydrogen peroxide can harm the skin. In undiluted (3%) this tool can damage the epidermis, can not often use hydrogen peroxide for skin, apply it better point, for pimples and blackheads. Also, the mask with hydrogen peroxide for the face is used as a bleaching agent, for its preparation, mix 5-7 drops of hydrogen peroxide, one egg yolk and a spoonful of fat cheese, mix thoroughly the resulting mass is put with a brush or your fingers in a thin layer to skin, leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse carefully so the tool does not hit in the eye. After the procedure it is recommended to apply a nourishing cream.
- Mask of blackheads and soda.
Beautiful women reviews, this recipe helped a lot to clean dirty pores on the face and also possible to reduce the number of black dots. To prepare a mask is very simple, you need to create a little soapy foam from your usual gel cleanser. In foam, add a little soda and apply to moistened face, especially in places of a congestion of black dots. Remove the tool after 5 minutes. More recipes from the black dots, see the link
- Face mask with honey and soda.
Another classic recipe mask for deep cleansing of the skin. You need only two components: honey and baking soda together in a ratio of 1:3. Apply to skin, gently massaging. Rinse with warm water. It is important to note that the honey belongs to the category of highly allergenic products, so be sure to test the mask on your wrist before use. We recommend you to read the article «10 recipes of honey masks for face».
- Facial peels at home with soda can be done a few times a month to deep clean pores. To prepare the tools you need to make a soap solution, preferably with the use of anti-inflammatory or baby soap. Add soda, 1 teaspoon of the solution about 30 g of soda, the mixture should be like a watery paste. Treat the skin with fingertips for 5 minutes, avoiding areas around the eyes. The tool is not recommended if you are on the face pustules are present, inflammation or uncovered pimples and sores.
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- Scrub of baking soda for the face with starch.
To prepare a scrub for oily skin mix equal proportions of potato starch with baking soda, for example, two spoon. Gently pour into a container with a mixture of half a glass of warm milk, while stirring. Such a mixture do the scrubbing for 7 minutes. Try to only massage the problem areas on the face. Finish the procedure contrast washing. After using baking soda for the face, each time apply on face cream deep hydration or nourishing way.
- Exfoliating face mask with baking soda for acne.
Also the mask is suitable for skin with prelimi rashes and various irritations. For making funds in the prepared container add a spoonful of chopped of Hercules flakes and the same of baking soda. Pour this mixture yogurt with a small amount of fresh lemon juice. The mask is fairly acidic and aggressive, so it is recommended to use not more often than once every 7 days.
- Mask for acne soda and protein.
Using this tool, can in a short time not only to dry and eliminate pimples on the face, but also to significantly increase the firmness and elasticity of the skin. Whisk 1-2 egg whites, add the baking soda to a pasty mass. Applied to the skin for 10-15 minutes. How to use protein read the link
- Remedy for swelling of the skin and «bags» under the eyes. Add a spoonful of soda in half a glass of strong tea, stir. Soak a cotton pad in the solution, squeeze lightly and place on eyelids , 10 or 15 minutes lie down with closed eyes.
The mask of soda from blackheads, pimples or other inflammation — a great alternative to expensive cosmetic means for deep cleaning. We told you a few ways to clean the face at home soda. Regularly used soda procedures will help magically transform your skin. But do not forget about the existing contraindications , before using such an extreme cleanse, be sure to test all the prepared remedies on a small area of the skin.
Soda may soon appear at you not only in the kitchen but also on the shelf with your favorite cleansing agents.
Shine its beauty!