Baking soda has a variety of uses around the home. In addition to keeping the home clean, baking soda can also be used in your beauty regimen. You may not have thought of some of the ones we will mention in this article. The active ingredient in this product makes it appropriate for all types of cleansing. I challenge you to try some or all of these methods of incorporating baking soda into your beauty routine.
Some women are allergic to the basic deodorant sold on the department store shelves. If you are one of those female, then try baking soda as a substitute. To do so, mix about four tablespoons of baking soda into several drops of essential oil. Use the mixture under your arms by applying it with a brush.
If you are looking for a simple, yet easy way to give your hair a fresh look, you don’t have to shampoo it. Just apply some baking soda and talcum powder on your tresses using a hair brush. As you comb it through, the oil from your hair will absorb everything.
Baking soda is very effective on your skin as a facial wash and especially to remove makeup. Use a teaspoon of lukewarm water to dilute two teaspoons of baking soda. Mix in a bowl until you get a soft paste. Work into a rich lather after you have splashed water on your face. Make sure you thoroughly rinse it and dry with a clean towel.
A great way to exfoliate the skin is with baking soda. It will help to smoothen out the skin, whether it is your feet, hands or elbows. Make a paste with 3 tablespoon of baking soda with 1 tablespoon of water. Apply to skin in a circular movement and then rinse.
Whiten the Teeth
You don’t have to buy costly toothpaste and oral products to have white teeth. Baking soda is the solution. Combine some baking soda and salt in a bowl. Dip the toothbrush into the mixture and use it to brush your teeth. Rinse the mouth with cold water. Your mouth will feel so refreshed.
Soak your Feet
What about those tired feet? To ease the ache in your feet or to just pamper yourself, you should put two tablespoons of baking soda and a tablespoon of salt into some warm water. It is time to relax and soak the feet for up to 20 minutes. This combination will not only exfoliate your feet, but remove all the dirt from it.
Take a Long Bath
Do you take time for a long bath now and then? You can naturally cleanse your skin with baking soda, which will have your skin feeling smooth and silky. Use half cup of baking soda in your bath water. Be sure to thoroughly rinse after you have washed since baking soda has high alkalinity and may leave annoying residue.
Sunburn skin is one of the most irritating things for anyone. Baking soda soothes the sunburn. Make a paste of water and baking soda. Put it on the area that has suffered sunburn. You could also make a solution of baking soda and warm water. Put it in the refrigerator to chill, and then pour in a spray bottle. Spray on your sunburn to cool it down.
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