We all know that baking soda is one of the most versatile items that we can use.
Namely, it can be used in numerous ways to improve our health, and around the house. however, this amazing product can also substitute beauty products, and provide the same, or even better effects!
These are 8 ways in which you can use baking soda as a beauty product:
Coating for soothing burns
Baking soda can be used to soothe burns, as it has properties which reduce the heat, renew the skin and alleviate pain. The following mixture can give remarkable results: mix 2 teaspoons of baking soda in one liter water, and soak clean soft cloth in the solution. Then, apply the cloth on the critical area as covering. As soon as the cloth becomes warm and dry, replace it with a new one.
Baking soda is excellent as a tool for body peeling. Take one empty bottle or pack of body care product and fil it halfway with baking soda. Then, add 25 drops of some essential oil and some water to fill the container.
If your hair gets oily very quickly, or you use too many products for shaping your hair, baking soda can significantly help you to solve the issue. Baking soda can serve as a wonderful natural shampoo from time to time, as it will remove any accumulated hair product debris and will make your hair mild, soft and beautiful.
All you need to so is to put a shampoo in your hand and add a teaspoon of baking soda to it while you are showering. Apply it on the hair and expect amazing results!
Dry washing hair shampoo
In case you do not have much time but you still need to quickly refresh your hair in the morning, you can use a spray for dry washing hair, or you can make use of baking soda once more.
All you need to do is to use it as baby powder. So, apply a bit on the hair roots, leave it to act for a few minutes in order to absorb the particles that make it look oily, and then massage the scalp. Afterwards, comb your hair.
Deodorants are known to be full of harmful chemicals, so baking soda is the best alternative. Mix it with a few drops of baking soda to absorb unpleasant odor.
Baking soda can also replace over- the- counter toothpastes. You can make it a natiral toothpaste at home, and obtain great effects. Mix baking soda with 3% hydrogen in order to get a thick paste.
Baking soda has itself the similar properties to most toothpastes, so it can whiten your teeth and succesfully clean them. Nevertheless, note that in order to avoid it damaging your tooth enamel, you should not use this toothpaste too often.
People with sensitive skin easily react to perfumed peelings. Moreover, you can also avoid them in order not to spend a fortune and save your money. Therefore, you can use this recipe with baking soda which can provide amazing effects:
Make a paste consisted of ¾ of baking soda and ¼ of water. Baking soda is gentle, so you can use it this paste to remove dead cells from the surface of your face, without worrying that it will scrape your face.
You can now relax in your own baking soda treatment. Add 2-3 teaspoons of baking soda in a hot water and stir to dissolve. Add some essential oil, for instance, lavender oil to use its relaxing properties, and soak your feet for 15-20 minutes. Afterwards, use the same face peeling recipe and use it for your feet. Enjoy!