One thing is common among all girls, we hate scars and pimples. Even when finally the acne is gone, it leaves ugly scars that we hate the most. We leave no stone unturned to get rid of acne scars. We tend to try pills, creams, face wash, brushes to remove the blemishes.
But why look elsewhere, when the cure is right before our hand.
Did you know that a pinch of baking soda can do the miracle?
Though baking soda is mostly used in making yummy cakes, it is blessed with a number of properties that have made it a common ingredient in most of the beauty products. Baking soda for acne scars treatment has become very common. Also known as sodium bicarbonate, it is well-known as a natural alkaline. During a breakout, it can neutralize the PH levels by counteracting your skin’s acidity. To cope with acne and scars and hyperpigmentation, you can use baking soda in a number of ways.
Let me share with you some reasons that will compel you to check out the cupboard of your kitchen for baking soda:
- It contains some amazing exfoliating properties that can remove your dirt, dead skin cells, and oil trapped in the pores
- It maintains the pH level of your skin and prevents the bacteria
- The anti-inflammatory property of baking soda heals skin irritation and red marks of acne scars
- It boosts the growth of collagen to fill the acne scars
- It sheds the dead cells and encourages new skin growth
- Baking soda dries out oil trapped in your pores
Baking Soda for Acne Scars
I am sure you are getting excited to know how to use baking soda for acne scars overnight, right? Let’s check out ten home remedies for acne scars using baking soda:
A. Baking Soda with Water
Blend two tablespoons of baking soda and water together and apply this mixture to all over your face with a cotton ball. Concentrate on the affected areas and leave that mask of baking soda for acne scars overnight. In the morning, wash your face to rinse off the mask. Repeat this same process twice a week to remove the scars. You will be amazed to see the effect of baking soda on acne scars before and after.
B. Baking Soda with Olive Oil
Olive oil contains anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can remove the scars and moisturize your skin. Mix two tablespoons baking soda with two tablespoons olive oil and apply this mixture on the scars; massage the mixture gently on your face for five to seven minutes and leave the mask overnight. In the morning, wash your face with lukewarm water. Regular use of this mask will help you get the best result within a couple of weeks. You can use this mask of baking soda for scars on legs as well.
C. Baking Soda with Baking Powder
Properly blend three tablespoons of baking soda, one tablespoon of baking powder, and water. Apply the mask on the acne-prone areas and leave the mask overnight. In the morning, rinse off the mask with lukewarm water. Repeat this process once a day. You will surely see the effect of baking soda for acne scars overnight.
D. Baking Soda with Face Cleanser
You can turn your usual cleanser into an excellent mask by mixing it with baking soda. Mix two tablespoons of your cleanser with baking soda and apply the mixture to all over your face. Massage the mask gently for thirty seconds. Concentrate on T-zone and other congested parts of the skin. Leave the mask for five minutes and then rinse off the mask with cool water. Next, pat dry and apply a suitable moisturizer. This mask will remove the scars and make your skin flawless.
E. Baking Soda with Aloe Vera
Make a paste of two tablespoons of baking soda and Aloe Vera and apply it on the acne scars. Wait a couple of minutes to let it dry. Then, rinse it off and pat your face dry. Repeat this process daily to get rid of scars. Alternatively, you can also use aloe vera alone as an overnight face mask.
F. Baking Soda with Hydrogen Peroxide
Blend baking soda with hydrogen peroxide until all the foam vanishes. Apply this mixture on the affected areas and gently scrub the face for a few minutes. Repeat this process daily before the shower and witness the magical result! Within a few days, you will yourself notice the effect of baking soda on acne scars before and after.
G. Baking Soda with Apple Cider Vinegar
First mix baking soda and water. Apply this mixture on acne scars and let it dry. Next, rinse off the mixture and soak a dry and clean cloth in an apple cider vinegar; add a little water to the vinegar solution if your skin is sensitive. Now, wring out the cloth and remove the extra vinegar. Dab the cloth on your acne scars and leave it for twenty minutes. Rinse off the mask with normal water. Follow the same process regularly to improve the texture of your skin and remove acne scars. You can also use this treatment of baking soda for scars on legs.
H. Baking Soda with Lemon Juice
Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice to three tablespoons of baking soda, mix properly and apply the mixture on the acne scars. Leave the mixture for five to ten minutes and wash your face with water. Pat your face skin dry and gently massage olive oil on your face for a couple of minutes. Leave it for a few hours. Repeat this same process twice a week.
Hey beautiful, do apply these masks and witness the difference in your acne scars before and after using baking soda!