The first thing that reflects our beauty is the facial skin which can be dull, grayish, scruffy and accompanied with the inevitable dark circles reflecting tired eyes.
However, all these negative appearances on your face can be easily treated and prevented from their occurrence with the mask that we shall present below in the text. You will have that radiant complexion in no time if you use this mask that has been highly recommended by the popular bloggers Huda Kattan and Tasha James.
The mask is based on the amazing baking soda that will provide you with fresh and radiant face. This natural ingredient reveals a wide range of uses thanks to its beneficial properties among which is ideal skin care. It will for sure treat and prevent the occurrence of pimples, redness or brown spots. It is all natural making it safe for use, plus not expensive and available to every person. Due to the content of the ingredients the skin exfoliation will be complete, the brown spots brightened and the bacteria prevented that is accountable for unbalanced skin.
Here it is how to prepare it and enjoy all its fruits:
A Lemon and Baking Soda Mask
- ½ lemon, the squeezed juice
- 1 to 2 tablespoons of baking soda
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- A little water
Method of preparation:
Take a bowl and in it combine the lemon juice, honey and baking soda. Next, include a little bit of water in order to dilute them and thus acquire the needed consistency of a paste. Use this mask onto your face to act for 5 to 10 minutes which will allow a tingling sensation and a firming feeling of the skin.
Remove the mask with a soft, wet washcloth by performing circular movements. When your skin is nicely cleaned, splash some cold water onto your face in order to tighten your pores. Dry out the skin by gently tapping and thus deeply moisturizing it.
Apply this mask once per week, and thus lower the redness as a result of acne. Plus, its use will help in the removal of dead skin cells, lower brown spots, and restore the radiant complexion of your facial skin.
The obtained benefits of this mask
This mask is as effective as the dermabrasion procedure given its granular texture that allows deep skin exfoliation. This will treat the dull complexion which is commonly a result of pollution or poor blood circulation. This beauty treatment shows anti-inflammatory and drying properties which are of great benefits in the treatment of acne and pimples thus offering a clear skin very quickly.
Thanks to the content of honey your skin will enjoy the benefits of the antioxidant, moisturizing, soothing, revitalizing and healing properties. This natural bee-product is present in many cosmetic products offering the anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect against acne. The use if this mask will also limit the occurrence of rashes and disinfect the skin by absorbing its impurities.
The presence of lemon will offer the richness in vitamin C promoting the production of collagen and thus lowering the appearance of wrinkles. In addition to this, it will lighten the brown spots and prevent the occurrence of others. This mask will contribute to the removal of blackheads, impurities and dead skin and provide soft and toned skin.
High usage of baking soda can be abrasive to the skin, therefore it needs to be used only once per week so that there are no skin irritations. If you experience redness or burning sensation, you should immediately wash it off.
Lemon reveals photosensitizing properties and because of that you need to avoid sun exposure after the application of this mask and to be safe use it only in the evening.
If you have some skin conditions, it is of vital importance to ask your dermatologist prior using any natural treatment.