Using a facial cleanser as a part of your daily skin care ritual is one of the essential outward practices to maintaining clean, healthy skin.
Many acne–fighting and exfoliating facial cleansers and masks contain little beads to help “polish” the skin by taking dead layers off, while a creamy and cleaning base should help moisturize and condition.
Instead of shelling out money and being wasteful in the process of trial and error in trying to find a product that works for your skin, try making it at home with only two ingredients you probably already have: coconut oil and baking soda.
Not only are these two ingredients readily available, they are also highly effective in treating problematic skin. Unlike all the fillers and toxic ingredients in normal store-bought cosmetics, these two ingredients are not only safe for your skin, but safe to be eaten as well, which is exactly what you need when finding products to treat the body’s largest organ from both the outside and inside.
These two products work together very well in treating acne, redness, scarring and removing excess dirt, oil and exfoliating dead skin off. Mixing two very different products together like coconut oil and baking soda to target every key goal needed in a cleanser for sensitive skin can produce some amazing results.
Sodium bicarbonate, or “baking soda”, is often used as a leavening for baking and cooking, a polishing agent, a deep cleaning and deodorizing agent for household use, as well as a cosmetic (such as teeth and deodorant). However, baking soda is also highly effective in treating acne. Being an amphoteric it can be used to correct the skin’s pH balance, which can aid in healing breakouts as often times an imbalance in pH can cause skin breakouts. However, skin health is an overall indicator of what’s going on in your body, both in and out, and therefore in order for complete healing to happen, you must also be mindful of what you put into your body.
Meanwhile, coconut oil’s antibacterial, healing and moisturizing properties condition, nourish, and soothe the skin’s blemishes. Being a much gentler product than baking soda, mixing the two together balances out baking soda’s harshness, making it safe for even the most sensitive skin. Any kind of natural coconut oil can be used here, although wet-milled traditional virgin coconut oils are higher in antioxidants.
This simple recipe just takes seconds to make.
- 2 teaspoons organic extra-virgin coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon aluminum-free baking soda
- Mix the ingredients in a small bowl, until it forms a paste and gently apply to your skin in a circular motion.
- Leave on your face for no more than 5 minutes.
- Rinse with warm water, massaging your skin in a circular motion once again.
- Pat face dry with a clean towel. The coconut oil will hydrate your skin, so you don’t need to follow up with a moisturizer.
- Use not more than twice a week
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