Acne is one of the most common problems between the ages of 12 to 35. Men, women and teenagers are having acne on their body parts like face, forehead, neck, chest, and on back. Acne and acne scars both are very stubborn to get rid easily. Though, there are plenty of creams, lotions, and face wash and scrubs available to reduce acne but they are quite expensive and everyone can’t afford them as well as they do not work as expected every time.
If you are also looking for easy and cheapest remedy for getting rid of acne then you will wonder that the ingredient is available in your kitchen. Baking Soda or sodium bicarbonate is one of the perfect home remedy for reducing acne. Baking soda has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which are highly effective to fight with acne and bacteria as well as impurities of pores. Let’s take a look of some ways to use baking soda for reducing acne:-
Simply apply Baking soda:
This white snowy powder is highly beneficial for beauty issues. Take 1 or two tbsp of baking soda and mix equal water into it. Mix well and make a thick paste and apply this on affected area, make sure do not apply anything before applying this. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes then wash with normal water, after that you can apply any cream or moisturizer. It will help to dry acne and set the Ph level of your skin.
Baking soda and lemon:
Lemon is well known ingredient for treating acne and pimples. Lemon includes anti-bacterial and acidic properties which are helpful for lighten up the skin tone and it works like a natural astringent. Take 2 tbsp of baking soda and mix equal water and add 1 tbsp of lemon juice, apply this paste on affected area and leave it for 20 minutes, then wash with normal water. Repeat this process thrice in a week.
Baking soda and honey:
Honey is a good source for getting rid of acne and it make your skin healthy, young and glowing. Mix 1 tbsp of honey with 2 tbsp of baking soda and some water and apply this paste on affected area and face and leave it for 20 to 25 minutes, you can also place a hot towel on your face then wipe your face with this and wash with cold water. Repeat this remedy thrice in a week.
Baking soda and coconut oil:
Coconut oil is a natural cleanser and soothes your skin. Mix some coconut oil with some baking soda and apply this on affected area, you can also mix some coconut oil with your regular face wash and baking soda then massage this mixture on your affected area for 5 minutes then leave it off for another 5 minutes then wash with normal water. Repeat this process thrice in a week, and soon you will see the positive results in your face and acne.