The Long Term Benefits of Using Baking Soda on the Skin

Long-term use of baking soda keeps the skin moisturized, inside and out.

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Baking soda has so many different uses, it's not surprising that it provides several different benefits for the skin. Baking soda contains natural forms of vitamin C, which is essential for healthy skin. Baking soda is a natural antioxidant and deodorizer. Long-term use of baking soda keeps the skin healthy, clean and youthful. There's no longer a need to hit up the expensive beauty supply stores for your skin care needs; head to your refrigerator instead!

Healthy Skin

Dry, damaged skin lacks the ability to reproduce cells, stopping the skin from shedding the dead top layer of skin. Long-term use of baking soda as a natural facial scrub exfoliates the skin, removing the dead cells while deeply cleansing and exposing the healthy layer of skin beneath. Baking soda contains natural forms of vitamin E, which conditions, softens and smooths the skin. Baking soda supplies the skin with a variety of vitamins and nutrients to keep your skin strong, healthy and sexy smooth.

Anti-Aging

Long-term use of baking soda can stop aging in its tracks. Wrinkles and fine lines occur when the production of healthy skin cells slows, leaving the skin dry, weak and prone to damage and other changes. Long-term baking soda usage helps dead cells shed off, deeply hydrates the skin, regulates the pH balance and deeply cleanses the pores. These benefits work together to strengthen the skin, leaving it less susceptible to abnormal changes and increasing the skin's elasticity, which prevents wrinkles and fine lines.

Breakouts

From the occasional pimple popping up seconds before your date arrives to severe forms of acne that never seem to improve, breakouts are a problem for women of all ages. Because it is a vitamin-enriched, natural antioxidant, baking soda fights the good fight against breakouts by fighting pesky skin infections. Long-term use kills the bacteria deep down, preventing future breakouts. For moderate to severe acne, long-term use of baking soda balances out the pH balance of your skin and maintains a normal acidic balance to treat and prevent acne.

Eczema and Psoriasis

Eczema is a dry, flaky skin inflammation, often red and itchy. Although more common in infants and toddlers, eczema can occur in all ages. Psoriasis looks similar to eczema, but is more prominent in adults. The distinguishing difference is that eczema is caused by a skin fungus while psoriasis has no direct cause, aside from links to the immune system and stress. Baking soda hydrates the irritated skin, soothing the itching and dryness while reducing redness and flakes. Long-term use of baking soda keeps the skin moisturized and promotes blood flow, which triggers the growth of healthy skin and eliminated the dry, dead skin associated with both eczema and psoriasis.

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