More

    DIY: Baking Soda Treatments for Acne and More!

    Experiencing acne or blackheads? These at-home, handmade treatments are affordable and a great fix!

    Baking-soda-skin-care-recipes

    INGREDIENTS:

    • Baking soda (That’s it! Pretty easy and cheap!)

     

    DIRECTIONS:

    For a facial treatment:

    1. Mix a little baking soda with water until it forms a paste.
    2. Spread on the face, massaging gently for about 30 seconds. Rinse with warm water.
    3. Repeat the process three times a week.

    For a facial mask:

    1. Combine baking soda with water until it forms a paste.
    2. Apply the paste on pimples. Allow to set for 5 to 10 minutes or leave on all night.
    3. Rinse well.

    For a facial cleanser:

    1. Put one teaspoon of baking soda in your hands, add some water and mix.
    2. Apply on face and neck and rinse with water.
    3. Use this remedy twice a week.

     

    Did you know that baking soda can also be used as a hair treatment?

    1. Oily hair? Dandruff? No problem! Put one tablespoon of baking soda into your shampoo and shake until well dissolved. Use it as a normal shampoo. Rinse well and apply a conditioner. After washing, your hair will look much better.
    2. You can also rinse your hair with baking soda. Mix one tablespoon of baking soda with a cup of water in an old empty shampoo bottle. Wash your hair, apply a conditioning balm, rinse well, then apply the baking soda rinse.
    3. If your hair is flat and greasy, use baking soda. Sprinkle some baking soda diluted in water to the hair and comb, then use the hairdryer.
    4. Treat your hair with baking soda after you swim in the pool. Sprinkle a little on hair and leave on for 15 minutes. Then wash your hair as usual. This way, you will prevent discoloration. In addition, the chemicals from the swimming pool water will be absorbed.

    Get more tips at The Seaman Mom.

    Girls, what at-home treatments do you use to treat your skin and/or hair? Share your tips in the comments below! Also, let us know what future DIYs you would love to see on PI!

    Like what you’ve read here? Well, Nicole’s BRAND NEW book is up for pre-order and contains so much more of this. Pre-Order today and receive some fun FREE gifts!

    Team Project Inspired
    We here at Project Inspired want to guide and inspire teen girls to be true to themselves and to God. We want to show young girls how to be people of value and confidence – how to be your own best selves – through leading a Christian life. Who are we? We're a team of girls, like you. We edit the site, we post to social media, we hang out in the chat rooms and forums. We talk with you, we listen to you, and we love you!

    5 COMMENTS

    1. Wow I definitely needed this right now. Prefect timing. I used to use the OXY Cleansing Acne Treatment Pads for my face to prevent acne and it worked really great, but they didn’t have any at the store so I got a generic brand of a Cleansing Acne Treatment Pad a couple days ago and it did the exact opposite: my face is covered in acne. Now I definitely don’t trust generic store brands
      So now I am going to try the baking soda treatment and hopefully it helps.

    Project Inspired

    Hey there, welcome to Project Inspired. We're here to inspire you to know that God created you for a wonderful purpose. We are a community of believers who love God. You have gifts and talents from God that are unique to you, and we're here to guide you along the way.

    Read On

    4 Free Workout Apps to Help You Get Healthy From Home

    Do you want to pick up some new healthy habits but can't ever seem to find the time? You're not alone! But even if...

    How to Use Social Media for Good: 5 Tips

    Whether we want it to be or not, I would say that social media is no doubt going to continue being a part of...

    A Child’s Right to Life

    Our country is in the middle of a battle between abortion activists and the horrors of killing unborn children, and the many people and...

    Catch the Latest on TikTok and Instagram Reels!

    I’ve been having a lot of fun lately sharing videos on TikTok and Instagram Reels. There’s no doubt that social media can sometimes be...

    3 Important Lessons From Switched Every Girl Needs To Hear

    The reviews are in and Switched is a must-see movie for fall! This film is full of laughs and Freaky Friday-esque fun. But it...

    Subscribe!

    Stay connected with Project Inspired.