i had no idea how hard it would be to come up with something that actually "works" for me.
i hate to spend lots of money on stuff for my face. i've never really had problems with breakouts, but i've always had sensitive and dry skin. i love to use scrubs to keep my skin looking fresh and bright, but i HATE paying $20 to $50 for them (salon types).
and then i found something in readers digest. queen latifah was talking about how her grandma had beautiful skin...and used baking soda a couple times a week to wash her face. (i think she said a couple of times)
just about a teaspoon or so in the palm of your hand. wet it ever so slightly, and rub on your face. not too hard, it really does scrub.
i have had so many compliments on my skin since i have started doing this. you do have to use a moisturizer afterwards, but it's really great!
since i started using it, i haven't had the breakouts i normally had with my period.
granted, i haven't been doing it that long, but it's really working for me!
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