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I was browsing random Pins on Pinterest last night and found one that said it was "DIY Microdermabrasion." Naturally curious since I barely have time to shower, let alone hit the spa like I used to, I checked it out.
The ingredients were 3 tablespoons of baking soda mixed with 1 tablespoon of water. You probably have that in your kitchen right now, right? Mix together and rub on your face in a circular motion. Wait 5 minutes, then rise off. It suggests you not do this more often than once per week.
Once my 2 year old settled down for a nap I mixed myself up some of this and put it on. My impressions? Well, #1, that will probably be too much mix for you. I could have easily halved the ingredients as I had so much left over. #2, I'd rinse this off in the shower! My bathroom sink, despite all the splashing around I did, left my skin feeling gritty and it took a LOT of rinsing. Why did I not use a towel, you ask? Well, #3, owie! My skin was very red and a bit painful as I was rinsing. If you have very sensitive skin, I would not do this! However, #4, with just some Garnier BB Cream (I must order some real BB cream soon!) and about 3 hours later, my skin is incredibly smooth and soft.
Final impression- seems to work, but be careful if your skin irritates easily!