Coconut oil and Baking soda are two very useful ingredients known to man, which have large spectre of usage, both for health and also for cosmetics.
Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be called ‘super food’. Its unique combination of fatty acids to the numerous ways has a positive effect on our health. The coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fat, which is known to man. But more on nutritional aspect for coconut oil and healthy benefits from it, you can read here:
Coconut oil is a real magic wand. Unprocessed, preferably organic, virgin coconut oil is perfect as a massage oil, body lotion, gentle, moisturizing exfoliation, facial cleanser and makeup remover and Conditioner nourishes hair. This natural elixir can even replace shaving cream. While shaving legs or underarms, put on skin coconut oil. In addition to having antibacterial activity, which is perfect soothes irritated skin and your legs or underarms immediately after shaving will be smooth, shiny and hydrated, but not greasy. Also coconut oil has a mild pleasant odor.
Baking soda also, besides the usage for cooking and cleaning, has role in skin care. It’s treating acne and other skin problems and also will balance the pH value of your skin and prevent further problems.
Combination of these two, very useful ingredients, is perfect for skin care.
In this article we bring you how to make one homemade natural face mask with this two ingredients. Don’t waste your money, make your own natural face mask.
You will need, as mention above:
- Extra virgin coconut oil (2 teaspoons)
- Baking Soda (1 teaspoons)
Preparation and usage:
Preparation on this natural face mask is very simply. All you need to do is to put both ingredients in a small plastic bowl and mix them until they form a paste (you can add just bit more oil or soda depends by the density). When your paste is ready, wash your face only with fresh water and dry with clean towel. With clean hands, apply the mixture on your face rubbing slowly and gentle. Leave the mask on your face about 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. There is no need to apply moisturizer after this procedure because coconut oil will hydrate your skin.