Birch tar has long been used in Russia as a natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent. Today it is sold in its pure form and is present in the inexpensive, but very effective tar soap, which eliminates imperfections of the skin and strengthens the hair.
Tar soap though differs a specific smell, but it perfectly helps in the fight against various skin diseases. Birch tar, which contains 10% in soap, has a drying, antiseptic, healing and cleansing effect. In addition, it does not cause allergic reactions. That's why such a device is ideal for fighting acne, acne, eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
Use tar tar soap to eliminate skin imperfections is quite simple. Apply soap foam to face, hands or other areas of the body, leave for a few seconds, and then rinse with warm or cool water. Owners of normal and oily skin can use this remedy twice a day – in the morning and in the evening. And those who have a lot of dry skin, no more than 1 times a day, that is, apply soap foam only to problem areas of the skin.
Tar soap stimulates the flow of blood to the tissues, due to which the regenerative functions of the skin are intensified and the epidermis is restored sooner. In addition, birch tar effectively cope with various bacteria, so soap based on it is also useful to wash small scratches and wounds.
For the same reason, tar soap helps in the fight against nail fungus. To use it for this purpose, dissolve a small piece of the product in warm water and hold your feet or hands in such a bath for about 15 minutes. Then rinse them with clean water, wipe dry and spread with a moisturizing or nourishing cream. Repeat the procedure every day for 3-4 weeks.
You can use tar soap also for strengthening hair and eliminating dandruff. To do this, 2-3 times a week, use a soapy foam to wash your head with a shampoo. Only the latter must be rinsed well with warm water, and then apply the usual rinse aid – it will help soften the hair and eliminate the specific smell of tar soap. Dry and dyed hair is recommended to wash this remedy not more often 1 times a week.
Use tar soap for no more than a month, as everything is good in moderation. After that, you need to take a break in 4-5 weeks, and then you can repeat the course if necessary. The peculiarity of this natural remedy is that the effect from it is noticeable not immediately, but only after a while, about a week.
Despite the obvious benefit of tar soap, it also has contraindications. So, this tool is not recommended to get carried away by people with very dry and thin skin, as it has a drying effect. It is not necessary to use it and with individual intolerance of components entering into such soap.