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Many people revere baking soda for its "gentle" face scrub qualities ... but as a gal with somewhat sensitive and dry skin, I was less than enthused. Full disclosure: I had spent the entire day at the beach when I tested this treatment, and my post-sun face didn't appreciate the exfoliating attempts. It felt like I was lightly buffing my face with fine grain sandpaper, which some people are into, but I am not.
On the plus side, baking soda and water is pretty simple, and dirt cheap. My guess is if you have oily skin, or you're acne-prone, you'll benefit from baking soda's redness-reducing qualities ... but because it's also drying, use it sparingly.
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