Cleansing your face is not only one of the first gestures of beauty. It is also a gesture of hygiene.
In the morning, cleanse your face to remove the sebum and dead cells accumulated on the surface of the skin during the night.
In the evening, repeat this gesture to rid the skin of the impurities of the day (dust, perspiration, sebum, make-up, etc.).
The problem is that facials are expensive (and way too many).
So, quickly discover how to prepare your own facial cleanser with only 2 ingredients !
The cosmetic products that are sold in the supermarket are full of toxic components.
Unlike these components, baking soda and coconut oil are good for the skin . So good they can even be eaten!
This is exactly the kind of natural products your skin needs. After all, it's the most important organ in your body!
Used together, these 2 ingredients are extremely effective. They can cure acne, skin irritations and acne scars.
In addition, they eliminate sebum, dead cells and impurities of the day.
These products are very different from each other. But when you combine them, they become remarkable care for sensitive skin .
Bicarbonate is known by several names:baking soda, sodium bicarbonate, baking soda, etc.
The diversity of its uses is impressive. Here are some examples:it cleans deeply, it deodorizes the house, it can be used as a baking powder, as a deodorant or even to brush your teeth.
Among all these fantastic uses, baking soda is particularly effective in fighting acne and buttons.
Acne breakouts often occur as a result of an imbalance in the pH of the skin. However, bicarbonate restores the pH balance of the skin .
Coconut oil is a vegetable oil that is used both in cooking and for the beauty of the face and hair.
It is a miraculous product, with surprising virtues.
It has powerful antibacterial, healing and moisturizing properties.
This makes it a perfect ingredient to regenerate, treat and relieve skin imperfections, like acne.
Coconut oil is a much softer and more delicate treatment than baking soda.
Therefore, it balances the abrasive properties of bicarbonate.
You can use this treatment on all skin types (black or white) and even the most sensitive skin.
You've understood:when it comes to ingredients, it's not complicated. :-)
And its use is just as easy!
Just mix coconut oil and baking soda.
But what quantities are needed? It depends on your skin type and the type of treatment you want:
- For sensitive skin :prepare a mixture of 2 parts coconut oil to 1 part baking soda (for example, 2 tablespoons coconut oil to 1 tablespoon baking soda).
- For an exfoliating treatment :use each ingredient in equal parts (for example, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil for 1 tablespoon of baking soda). You then use it as a scrub.
And now, here's how to prepare the facial cleanser (you'll see, it's extremely easy):
1. Mix the coconut oil and baking soda in a small container.
2. Apply the mixture directly to your skin (dry or damp).
3. Then, rinse your skin — using circular motions and applying light pressure.
4. For deep cleaning , let the treatment act for a few minutes (15 min maximum) like a mask, before rinsing your face.
This homemade treatment can be easily stored in the refrigerator. But no need to prepare large quantities.
For hygienic reasons, it is best to prepare enough for each treatment.
And beware:this facial cleanser has exfoliating properties . Therefore it is not suitable for everyday use .
Coconut oil and baking soda are inexpensive ingredients.
This will allow you to experiment! Be curious, and test several mixtures, depending on your skin type.
Start with a slightly milder mixture (with more coconut oil) and see how it works on your skin.
Unsatisfied ? So, add a little more baking soda.
Experiment until you find the perfect blend for your skin!
Coconut oil is easily found in organic stores like biocoop or in supermarkets like Carrefour.
Otherwise, you can buy it online here.
Bicarbonate can be found in almost all supermarkets. Otherwise, you can buy it online here.
That's it, now you know how to prepare your own facial cleanser with baking soda and coconut oil :-)