In the morning I never use soap on my face.
Not even the homemade soap that I make myself twice yearly which is great for my skin. I just use cool water and pat dry.
The reason for this is that you do not want to strip your skin of the natural oils. This is especially true for aging skin.
If your skin is dry and then you apply makeup (as so many do in the morning) your skin will appear dry, cake-y and wrinkles will be so much more noticeable.
In the evening in the shower, I use my natural homemade soap on my skin. Then twice a week I use a duo that find is great for exfoliating and nourishing skin. Find out more...
This duo is simply baking soda and coconut oil.
You only need to do this about twice a week to exfoliate the skin and nourish it at the same time. Take a pinch of baking soda, and a bit of coconut oil the size of a quarter. Wash in gentle, circular motions and rinse very well.
Your face may seem slightly oily afterward, but in a few minutes the oil is absorbed and your skin is glowing.
Coconut oil can replace many beauty products:
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