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5 ITEMS ON YOUR GROCERY LIST THAT CAN DOUBLE AS SKINCARE PRODUCTS

CUCUMBER Rich in antioxidants, ascorbic acid and silica which rejuvenates the skin. It can also safely aid in the reduction of dark circles under your eyes, in addition to being a quick fix for eye bags. Application : With both eyes closed, place a slice each on either eye and leave them on there for about 20 minutes. PAPAYA With an abundance of antioxidants such as vitamin C, flavonoids and carotene; it’s no surprise papaya’s pulp is a basic ingredient in a good number of skincare products on the market today. Application: Mash fresh papaya into a fine paste, apply…

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Bicarbonate of Soda; The Multi-purpose Product

Bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) is an alkali used as a raising agent in full flavored cakes, cookies, ginger bread and a wide range of other baking recipes. Bicarbonate of soda is a pure leavening agent that needs to be mixed with moisture or any acidic ingredient for necessary chemical reaction to take place in order for food to rise. When sodium bicarbonate meets with heat, carbon dioxide gas is formed, thereby giving rise to the dough that is being baked.In addition to bicarbonate of soda being used as an agent in baking, it surprisingly has numerous other uses. You…

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