Dirt, perspiration, bacteria, and dust often collect on your skin and make it more prone to various health problems. All these impurities can clog the pores, thus leading to the development of many skin issues.
Therefore, your skin requires a deep cleansing routine. You should wash your face properly at least twice on a daily basis to keep your facial skin healthy and glowing.
But, it actually depends on what type of product you use to wash your face.
In fact, there are many different types of face washes and cleansers on the market. Most people do not look at the ingredients of these products since they think the products are all-natural and 100% effective.
However, a great number of commercial face washes or cleansers possess many harmful chemicals that may contribute to skin irritation. In other words, these skin and facial care products can cause more harm than good. That’s why you should always read the labels prior to buying anything.
Luckily, there are various natural alternatives to these store-bought skin care products that are a healthier and safer option for your skin.
Homemade face washes can leave your skin feeling hydrated, refreshed, and clean. They do not contain any added harsh chemicals. Also, they are easy to make. These homemade face washes are mild on your skin, and do not lead to any side effects.
Plus, they are inexpensive. The ingredients found in the homemade face wash recipe presented below are probably available in your kitchen.
This homemade face wash recipe includes only 2 all-natural ingredients, such as coconut oil and baking soda. Both ingredients work together to eliminate your dead skin cells, excess dust and dirt and get rig of scars, acne, redness, etc.
These ingredients are actually suitable for any type of skin, including sensitive skin.
Here Are the Health Benefits of Both Ingredients:
– Coconut Oil
Despite being highly nutritious oil, coconut oil also acts as an all-natural skin care product. Coconut oil contains incredible properties that can feed and moisturize your skin. It can clean your face as well as balance your skin’s pH levels.
The topical application of the oil can eliminate many of the harmful ingredients applied to your skin along with commercial skin care creams and lotions. Coconut oil enters your skin more deeply than any other skin care product as a result of its low molecular weight and the way it bonds with proteins.
– Baking Soda
Baking soda can act as a natural cleaning product, and an alternative to toxic and harmful commercial face cleansers. It can provide instant sunburn relief.
This ingredient also provides beneficial effects in the treatment of acne since it acts as an amphoteric compound. This means that the ingredient has an ability to keep optimal skin’s pH levels and prevent the formation of acne.
Baking soda can also exfoliate your face, thus making your skin feel soft.
Homemade Face Cleanser Recipe
- Half a cup of baking soda
- Half a cup of raw, organic coconut oil
First of all, you should warm the coconut until it turns into a liquid.
Then, mix both ingredients until you get a homogenous paste.
- Apply some of the mixture on your face and scrub it with circular movements.
- Leave it on for a while and then rinse it off by using warm water.
- You should repeat the same procedure 3 times in a week for maximum benefits.
Check out the video below for extra tips: