For many of us having acne is is already such a hassle, especially in your 20’s. And those acne scars can be so embarrassing. Here is an easy 3 ingredient DIY mask for helping with acne scars using only baking soda, lemon and honey.
Get rid of those embarrassing acne scars and get beautiful glowing skin with these 3 ingredients that can easily be found in your home.
Baking Soda can act as either an acid or a base, which makes it great for balancing the pH levels on the skin. Baking Soda also helps to absorb excess oils which are the main causes for blackheads and acne. The anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties in Baking Soda exfoliates and removes dirt and dead skin cells.
Lemon is packed with vitamin c to lighten any dark areas or hyper-pigmentation from acne scars.
Honey has natural antibacterial and moisturizing elements when applied to skin.
- In a small bowl mix 1/2 Fresh Lemons, 1 or 2 tbsp of Baking Soda and 1 tbsp of Honey, you should get a paste like consistency. If it is too runny, add little more baking soda.
- Apply the mixture with circular motions on dry and cleaned face.
- Leave the mask on for 10-20 mins. It is normal if you start to get a tingling sensation. Rinse off right away if you feel any type of burning.
- Rinse off thoroughly and moisturize with your normal face cream. Use a moisturizer with SPF during the day to protect your skin from harmful sun exposure.