Today, you can find countless skin care products on the market. Different brands, different products claiming that they are the only solution for your problem. From cleansers, peels and face wash to moisturizes, serums, and creams, offering ‘flawless skin’ and ‘natural beauty’.
Many people rely on these products, without being aware of the fact that these skin care products are packed with harmful ingredients which can be very detrimental to your health. Fortunately, you can forget about these toxic products and prepare your own facial scrub to get rid of the skin blemishes.
Coconut Oil as a Facial Moisturizer
Due to its strong antimicrobial and moisturizing properties, coconut oil is perfect for cleansing the face. It has the ability to destroy the bacteria responsible for pimples. Coconut oil will moisturize and hydrate your skin, without causing irritation. Moreover, it has anti-inflammatory properties and can treat skin problems like eczema and psoriasis.
Baking Soda for the Skin
Baking soda is usually used as a rising agent in foods. However, it can be also used as a face exfoliator. It can effectively remove blackheads. Moreover, it will rejuvenate your skin, making it soft and smooth. Baking soda soothes sunburns as well, so this cleanser is recommended for people who burn easily.
DIY Coconut Oil and Baking Soda Facial Scrub
To prepare this facial cleanser, you need two simple ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen. Baking soda and coconut oil! This facial cleanser is completely natural, cheap, and easy to prepare. Just follow the instructions below!
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup baking soda
First of all, you should know that if your coconut oil is warm, it will be easier to use. You should mix the ingredients until completely combined. Transfer the resulting mixture in a shallow jar for easier use. Use this facial cleanser to scrub your face as you regularly do and you will be amazed by the results!