Lemon Soda Exfoliation
The Hack: Using a mixture of lemon juice and baking soda as a face exfoliator.
Safety First: "This combination can severely burn and damage your skin," says Shah. Instead, she suggests trying one of the numerous other brightening or lightening ingredients options like vitamin C, glycolic acid, and retinoids. If brightening is your concern, Shah says that it's best to discuss options with your derm.