5 Homemade Baking Soda Body Scrubs You Should Try

Baking Soda Body Scrubs

Baking Soda Body Scrubs You Should Try

Getting a tired look on your skin often? Does your skin feel unenergetic even after using the best products available in the market? Do you feel that even after a visit to the spa, your skin is missing out something? Well, the answer could lie in skin exfoliation. Many times in our race to get back the glow back to our skin, we forget one key aspect- The usage of body scrubs. Your skin goes through a constant motion of regeneration, and the dead cells do accumulate on the skin. Without removing them, your skin would never achieve the radiance it has been earmarked for. Some people choose to ignore these scrubs as they have coarse nature and it is a huge turn off to use them on your delicate skin. Also, most of the over the counter body scrubs are exorbitantly expensive that veers the population away. Fret not, as these scrubs can be made gentler and the best news is that you can make them at your home using the ingredients available in your kitchen. Let us look at one such exfoliate scrubs – The baking soda body scrub.

Of all the known body scrubs, baking soda scrub is the most favored upon as it does not have a coarse nature generally associated with such body scrubs. They are also very delicate on your skin and highly beneficial in removing the dead skin cells and in rejuvenating them. It also has antiseptic and antifungal properties, making it just right for getting rid of the unwanted pimples and blackheads. Also, baking soda is one of the best exfoliate to use when a person has oily skin. Let us go further and look at some homemade scrubs that can be done with baking soda.

5 Homemade Baking Soda Body Scrubs You Should Try:

1. Baking Soda And Cucumber Scrub

Ingredients:

½ cup baking Soda
½ piece of cucumber
2 Tablespoons honey

This type of scrub is best used for skins that are oily. First, take half a piece of ripe cucumber and grind it to extract its juice. Add this juice to half a cup of baking soda and mix well. Add 2 tablespoons of honey to this fusion and stir well. If the paste appears to be very thick, add a little water and blend it. There, your very own baking soda scrub is ready. Apply it evenly on your body and skin. Do not rub hard and let the scrub do the work for you. Wash off after 30 minutes to feel the effects.

Baking Soda And Cucumber Scrub

 

2. Baking Soda And Almond Scrub

Ingredients:

½ cup baking Soda
10 Crushed Almonds or Almond oil
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

This revitalizing body scrub with almonds can act as a great medium in blood circulation and cell regeneration. They are also very beneficial for repairing your damaged skin. Crush a few almonds and mix them with half a cup of baking soda. You can even alternate the crushed almonds with almond oil too if needed. Then add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and mix well to get a smooth scrub. Massage it gently on your body and face and leave it for 20 minutes. Clean off later with lukewarm water.

Baking Soda And Almond Scrub

3. Baking Soda And Oatmeal Scrub

Ingredients:

½ cup baking Soda
¼ cup crushed Oatmeal
¼ cup Coconut Oil

This type of scrub is used especially if you have sensitive skin. In such cases, using other fruits or exfoliate agents may not be advisable. Also, oatmeals are great cleansing agents. Combined with Baking soda, they can make your skin gentler and suppler. Crush the oatmeal and add them to about half a cup of baking soda. Mix the contents with coconut oil and apply it on your skin and face. Use the coconut oil as needed as the paste has to be thick and the scrub should not be watery. Rinse well later after about 30 minutes.

Baking Soda And Oatmeal Scrub

4. Baking Soda And Chocolate Scrub

Ingredients:

½ cup baking Soda
¼ cup Chocolate (melted) or Cocoa powder
½ cup Olive Oil

Who wouldn’t like to be indulged in chocolate, especially when chocolate has high antioxidant properties that can aid in skin care?  Chocolate based recipes and scrubs are getting popular by the day and are being widely used in many treatment plans. To make this scrub, mix half a cup of baking soda with a quarter cup of melted chocolate or cocoa powder. Use either olive oil or virgin coconut oil to the mix and mix well. Form a fine paste and apply it on your body and skin. After about 30 to 40 minutes, rinse well nicely. Take care while cleaning as melted chocolate can stick to your skin. Apply a mild skin moisturizer once the skin is dry.

Baking Soda And Chocolate Scrub

5. Baking Soda And Lemon Scrub

Ingredients:

½ cup baking Soda
¼ cup Fresh Lemon Juice
Few drops honey

Here is one of the easiest scrub recopies that you can follow with lemon. Lemon, needless to say, has excellent antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that can cleanse your skin flawlessly. Mix half a cup of baking soda to about quarter cup of lemon juice. If needed use more quantity of lemon juice. Then add a few drops of raw honey and form a fine paste. Apply this scrub on your body evenly and have a rest for about 20 minutes. Rinse well later and once again if necessary, use a mild skin moisturizer.

Baking Soda And Lemon Scrub



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