24 Aug '11, 9am
New blog post : How to exfoliate your skin for cheap
Sometimes the face can feel clogged up regardless how much you cleanse and tone it. So, it’s good to exfoliate your skin every now and then. And while there are many scrubs out there, I’m a bit of a cheapo. So I use my trusty bicarbonate of soda. Woah! Where did that chemical formula come from? I found out about this technique while using Lucy Minerals and it made sense. Bicarbonate of soda is cheap and easily acessible – you could get them for under 2 dollars from any supermarkets in the world. And while it’s main purpose is for cooking, the particles are rounded and fine in texture, making it both effective and gentle on the skin. For scrubs, put about half a teaspoon in your palm. You can adjust more or less according to how you feel the next time. And together in your palm, squeeze in your favourite facial cleanser. Add some drops of water and mix them together. You sh...