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10 Best Beauty Uses Of Baking Soda

posted in Beauty > Skin & Body
01/27/2015
  • Instead of spending tons of money on dry shampoo, sprinkle a little baking soda at the root and tousle your hair. The result is the same for a fraction of the cost.

  • You can add volume to your hair just by mixing a quarter size of baking soda to your daily dollop of shampoo. The baking soda will help remove impurities, leaving your hair lighter and full of volume.

  • Acne treatment
    You don't need harsh chemicals to fight acne. Try a mixture of baking soda and honey to help clear and skin. Apply for 15 minutes and rinse.

  • Mix baking soda, strawberries and lemon juice together for a natural whitening agent. Combine the ingredients and use the whitening paste to brush your teeth.

  • Your hair brush can get dirty with oil and product buildup over time. Give it a good clean by placing it in a bowl of warm water mixed with three tablespoons of baking soda. If you are looking to disinfect, add in one to two drops of bleach.

  • Add a tablespoon of baking soda to your usual facial cleanser and form a paste. Massage into your skin in circular motions to help exfoliate and leave skin feeling soft.

  • Leaving nail polish on too long may leave your nails looking yellow. Get rid of stains by mixing baking soda and peroxide and scrubbing it on your nails.

  • If you spend a lot of time swimming, chances are your hair may have some chlorine build up or discoloration. Get rid of it by mixing dish soap with baking soda and applying to hair. Make sure you follow up this treatment with a good conditioner since this concoction leaves your hair ultra clean.

  • Give yourself a spa pedicure at home. Mix two to three tablespoons of baking soda with water for a soothing foot soak. Add your favorite essential oil (like lavender oil) and soak for 20 minutes. Then scrub your feet with a paste of baking soda and water to help exfoliate rough spots.

  • Want brighter skin? Mix baking soda with a tablespoon of lemon juice and a few drops of olive oil. After cleansing skin, apply this paste to your face and rinse after 10 minutes.

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