Country Lore: Baking Soda Face Mask

Cleanse and exfoliate with a baking soda face mask for less than a penny per application.
December 2010/January 2011
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Two parts baking soda and 1 part water is all you need to get fresh-faced with a baking soda face mask.


PHOTO: CHURCH & DWIGHT

For a super-easy, super-cheap face mask, mix 2 parts baking soda with 1 part water. Help open your pores with a hot, wet washcloth before applying the paste all over your face, just as you would a regular face mask. Leave it on about 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water, rubbing in circular motions.

This ridiculously easy baking soda mask costs less than a penny! Plus, it exfoliates and clarifies as well as my favorite purifying mask, Origins’ natural charcoal mask: $21 for 3 1/2 ounces.

Tabitha Alterman
Harlem, New York