Zits, pimples call them what you wish, BUT one thing is for sure – NO ONE likes to be pimple face.
There are many creams, potions and things on the market that claim to get rid of pimples, but they don’t work on everyone.
If you are like most pimple sufferers you will have spent endless amounts of money with little to no result.
However, there is one spot treatment that many pimple sufferers find successful, and its quick and easy to do at a fraction of the price.
It will only take a few minutes to make this homemade pimple remedy up.
Baking Soda Mask for Pimple Treatment
NOTE – DO NOT use this facial mask if: You are allergic/sensitive to baking soda, or if you have any abrasions or weepy pimples. If you are unsure whether to use this mask, or have an allergic reaction to it, seek medical advice from a health care professional.
If you are not sure if you are allergic to baking soda, apply mask to a small patch of skin first, before putting it all over your face. If you experience any negative effects, wash off immediately and discontinue using it.
DON’T USE this baking soda mask more than twice a week. If you use this mask too often it can disrupt the pH balance of your skin, and cause more pimple breakouts.
You will need:
Baking soda (not baking powder)
1: Put 2 tablespoons of baking soda into the bowl
2: Add 2 table spoons of water
3: Mix to a smooth paste
4: Apply to face
5: Leave on for 15 minutes
6: Rinse off with clean water.
When you have completed the steps above, you can apply your normal moisturizer as usual.
How This Baking Soda Mask Will Get Rid Of Pimples
Baking Soda (also known as Bicarbonate of soda) is amphoteric (which means it can operate as an acid or a base), therefore it can help to neutralize any pH imbalances in the skin. Pimple breakouts are often caused by a pH skin imbalance.
Baking soda also helps to dry the skin, so is good for removing excess oils that can cause acne/blackhead breakouts. It also contains mild anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, which can help to reduce the size of the pimples.
When mixed with water, the baking soda paste has a slight gritty texture, that acts as a mild exfoliant. This exfoliant texture cleans the skin and removes excess oils and dead skin cells.
Article written by Wen Dee
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