Baking soda can replace harsh exfoliators as it’s gentle on skin and still very effective. Baking soda is coarse that it removes dead skin effectively without damaging or drying it. It’s also good for people with sensitive skin as it exfoliates gently. Making baking soda scrub is very easy and you can customize it according to your skin type and preferences. Here are top-5 baking soda scrubs:
Skin softening Body Scrub:
To achieve baby soft skin you can make your own body scrub using baking soda. Take 2tbsp of baking soda and 1tbsp of coconut oil in a bowl. Mix it well so that there are no lumps. Now add 3-4 drops of essential oil of your choice. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Use this scrub on your arms, legs, and feet and even on your face. It will make your skin smooth soft.
Kissable Pout Lip Scrub:
Take equal amount of baking soda and olive oil. Mix thoroughly and then apply it on your lips. Scrub your lips gentle using old tooth-brush for 1-2 minutes. This scrub will remove dead skin from your lips and will also remove lip-pigmentation when used every week religiously. It will give you smooth, soft and luscious lips.
Cleansing Scalp Scrub:
Scalp exfoliation is necessary as it removes dead cells, relieves scalp itching, prevents hair fall and also reduces dandruff. Baking soda can be used for exfoliating scalp as it maintains pH level of the scalp too which prevents hair from getting dry. DIY scalp scrub recipes >>
Natural Clarifying Hair shampoo:
You can also use baking soda as scalp scrub every week. Mix a tbsp baking soda with one cup of your favorite shampoo. Mix it well and then apply onto hair. Massage your scalp for 5 minutes and then let it stay for another 10 minutes. Rinse off well so that no residue is left behind. This will exfoliate your scalp and it will also soften your hair and will prevent dry ends.
Smooth skin Face Scrub:
Baking soda is ideal for those who suffer with whiteheads and blackheads. Make a face scrub easily to get rid of these ugly monsters easily. You need half mashed banana, one tablespoon of baking soda and 2 drops of vitamin E oil. Mix everything thoroughly and then apply it on your face.