We all know how important skin care is and what it means to finally find the perfect over-the-counter products that might help with skin issues. After all, your skin reflects your health with old cells dying as new cells are forming. Also, taking care of your skin is necessary if you’re concerned about your physical appearance. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to spend all day at the mall frustrated because you don’t know what product is the best for your skin.
Fortunately, as the executive director of the Children’s Health Environmental Coalition Elizabeth Sword said, things aren’t always so black and white. ‘There are industry trade secrets and formulations that for industry reasons are kept from the consumer, this prevents the consumer from making fully informed decisions,’ Sword told Environ Health Perspect.
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So why not make your own natural face cleanser and scrub and save yourself some money. Coconut oil has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory properties and it’s a great moisturizer. It will moisturize your skin and kill the bacteria that causes acne. It also reduced the symptoms of eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions.
Besides coconut oil, baking soda is also essential in the face cleaning process since and a total favorite of the home remedy set because it is a perfect facial exfoliant.
You can also use baking soda as a facial exfoliant. It will remove all the dead skin cells, get rid of blackheads and it also soothes sunburns. Mix coconut oil that you will preheat with baking soda and you will have natural and homemade face cleansing agents. Without all those added chemicals that are too harsh for your face. Apply the mixture to your face and gently scrub.
*All skin types are different, and some cosmetics may cause irritation, always perform a patch test first