Home Beauty Stop using facewash. Use a scrub of baking soda and coconut oil every few days. On the days in between, just coconut oil, tiny amounts – a pinch of soda, and a bit of coconut oil the size of a pencil eraser. Wash in gentle, circular motions and rinse very well. Your face may seem oily afterward, but within a few minutes the oil is absorbed and your skin is glowing. Eliminates breakouts!