Baking soda is one of the underestimated natural beauty products in the Kenyan market today. The little gem that is sod for around Ksh.100 in local supermarkets. Most Kenyan women use it for baking purposes and are unaware of the advantages of baking soda on their skin.
Here are 5 beauty benefits of baking soda every Kenyan woman should know.
1. Helps remove acne scars
When the skin is clogged, pimples start showing on the skin causing acne which most people are not comfortable with. Acne and the scars involved give people low self-esteem. The good news is baking soda helps in removing acne scars. All you have to do is mix it with water and apply on your face for three minutes and wash it off.
2. Skin bleaching
Baking soda has skin bleaching properties and can naturally whiten your skin. Instead of going to River road for fake bleaching products, you can opt to mix baking powder with water and apply every day. You will see the results after a few weeks or months of consistency.
3. Cleanses the skin
Baking soda is a natural cleanser because of its alkaline properties. It helps soften the sebum and debris on the face. It also helps open up the pores.
4. Yeast Infection treatment
Baking soda can help treat this infection due to its properties like alkalinity, pH balancing capacity and anti-fungal properties. Just mix it with water into a paste and apply on the area affected then wash off after about 5 minutes, if its genitals.
5. Remedy for burnt skin
When you forget to apply sunscreen and get a sunburn, the cooling effect of baking soda mixed with water can help soothe you.