7 Awesome Beauty Tricks with Baking Soda (Recipes)


Baking soda is a miracle! It has been used for hundreds of years for many purposes, from cleaning, washing to baking, and even facials. It is also one inexpensive while useful ingredient around your house when it comes to DIY skin care. Enjoy the beauty changes with these easy-to-make baking soda fixes:

1. Prevent wrinkles

Cleanse your face with a combination of a teaspoon of baking soda and a teaspoon plain yogurt. It will help to maintain your skin youthful and get rid of the wrinkles.

2. Relieves the pain of sunburn

Mix a paste of baking soda and water, then apply to the affected areas to get relief. Baking soda will also prevent further irritation. You can get a better result by placing some cucumber slices on the spots after cleaning the paste, as cucumber nourishes the skin, and stops the inflammation. Want more sunburn relief natural remedies? Check.

3. A Remedy for oily skin

It is super beneficial for oily skin by applying a facial mask made with baking soda and orange juice. Simply mixing 1 teaspoon orange juice with 1 teaspoon baking soda, spread a thin layer on your face, wash with warm water after 20 minutes. This treatment for oily skin calls for just these 2 simple ingredients and with less than 50 cents to make, and it banishes oil in just 20 minutes.

4. Cures dry lips

If you are wondering how to get rid of dry, rough and cracked lips fast, use baking soda. Mix a drop of olive oil in a quarter teaspoon of baking soda and rub the mixture on your lips, then follow up with a drop of vitamin E.

5. Relieves bad breath

Here are some simple ways to use baking soda for bad breath:

1) Baking soda and toothpaste – Add a pinch of baking soda to your toothpaste and brush your teeth.

2) Baking soda and salt – Add 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of baking soda to water and use it as a mouth rinse.

3) Baking soda and apple cider vinegar – Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda to some apple cider vinegar, rinse with this mixture.

6. Hair

Add baking soda into your shampoo will be able to remove the residue that the shampoo may leave. Mixing baking soda and the shampoo when you wash your hair, massage the mixture gently and then rinse the hair  with water.

7. Gets rid of foot odor

Add a half cup of baking soda and a few drops of tea tree oil in warm water, soak your feet for half an hour. This is an effective remedy to get rid of the foot odor and fungus.

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