Forget your expensive beauty products, a $1 box of baking soda can still make you feel and look fabulous. This simple kitchen ingredient can also help you get great skin, hair, teeth and nails. Try these simple remedies for a beautiful you.
1. Baking soda makes your skin softer
Baking soda can make your skin softer and smoother, you can add a cup of baking soda into your bathtub and have a bath.
2. DIY “dry shampoo”
Sprinkle a little baking soda at the root and tousle your hair, you can get the same result with the dry shampoo.
3. Actually, you can use baking soda as a deodorant
You can use baking soda as a deodorant to remove the body odor, it works effectively. Add 3 tablespoons of baking soda into a bowl and add a few drops of lavender oil or other essential oils you like, mix them well and use the mixture as a deodorant.
4. DIY face scrub to make your skin soft
Mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda with water in your hand and massage it into your face for 1 minute, then rinse with water. Use it twice per week and you will find your skin becomes soft and smooth.
5. Baking soda + Honey for acne treatment
This is a simple and effective method to cure acne, use the mixture of baking soda and honey on the affected area and massage it gently, leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse with water. This solution is useful for both acne and pimples.
6. Wash you hair with a baking soda solution
Wash hair with the mixture of baking soda and water is one of the most popular uses of it, you can also add a tablespoon of baking soda into your shampoo and wash your hair. Baking soda will help clean your hair thoroughly, and your hair will become more easily manageable too.
7. DIY mouthwash to freshen your breath
A simple way to make your mouthwash is mixing a teaspoon of baking soda and a few drops of peppermint oil in a glass of water, use the mixture as your mouthwash 1-2 times per day. Actually, baking soda also makes your tooth whiter, you can make a paste by mixing baking soda, lemon juice and strawberries and brush your teeth with it to whiten your teeth naturally.
8. It also cleans your nails
If your nails become yellow and with stains, you can repair them with the mixture of baking soda and peroxide, simply scrubbing it on your nails to solve the problems.
9. Baking soda cleans your makeup brushes thoroughly
The solution of a teaspoon baking soda with a cup of water helps remove oils and residue from cosmetic products on your makeup brushes.
10. Wash your feet with baking soda
Soak your feet with a solution of 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda and a few drops of your favourite essential oil with warm water for 20-30 minutes, this will make you feel relaxed.