Have you ever imagined the two key ingredients that are easily available in all kitchens help you in achieving a clearer,blemish free skin.Coconut oil and baking soda face wash for a smooth skin.Here is the simple and easy DIY home made face wash that works wonders on skin.Many cosmetic companies are producing face washes and facial creams that contain many harmful chemicals and at higher prices.why spend so much of money on such products and risk your skin when you can just simply make this DIY face wash .
Sodium bicarbonate or baking soda and coconut are easily available at home and they don’t contain any harmful ingredients.Baking soda is widely used in baking and cooking.It is a natural polishing agent in many households and a substitute cleaner as it is non toxic.It is also used for cosmetic purpose as a deodorant and teeth whitener.
Baking soda is found to treat problematic skin as it is amophoretic compound (which is an acid as well a base).It neutralises the skins ph imbalances by acting as an acid or base accordingly.Imbalances in skins ph is the main culprit for many skin problems and breakouts.Hence baking powder for face helps heal acne and minimise breakouts with its anti septic and anti inflammatory property.
Coconut oil is a natural moisturiser with anti bacterial and anti viral properties.It is widely used to treat chronic dry skin conditions and eczema.It also helps in soothing acne prone skin and clears blemishes.Regular use of coconut oil for face keeps skin moisturised and blemish free.
Coconut oil and baking soda face wash recipe
Baking soda and coconut oil is a unique combination.The harshness of baking soda is balanced by the coconut oil leaving skin smooth and hydrated.It can also be used for sensitive skin.In case of sensitive skin use 2 parts of coconut oil for 1 part of baking soda(2:1) other wise if you want to ex foliate your skin deeply use 1:1 ratio.
Mix both the ingredients based on your skin type and desired result.Apply gently on your face and leave it for not more than 5 minutes.Wash your face with warm water massaging in circular motion for deep cleansing.Pat face dry with clean towel.The coconut oil in the face wash will hydrate the skin and no need to apply moisturiser again.
Use this coconut oil and baking soda face wash for smooth skin by gentle ex-foliation and deep cleansing twice a week.