Baking soda is cheap, and something we all have in our kitchens, that is a game changer for beauty hacks that go beyond baking:
1. Dry Shampoo
Are you having greasy hair? Sprinkle some baking soda and comb it through your hair, it will act as a dry shampoo and leave your hair looking fresh and oil-free.
The human foot has over 250,000 sweat glands, so if you have stinky feet, sprinkle some baking soda in your shoe; you can also pour a generous amount of baking soda into a paper towel, fold it over, and put it in your shoe overnight to absorb the odor.
3. Soothe Redness
If you have sunburns, curling iron burns or an insect bite, creating a paste of baking soda and water and applying to the affected area will soothe the skin.
4. Dark Circle Remover
5. Hand Wash
Greasy hands from oils like coconut, or odor from fish, onion or garlic? Just apply some baking soda to the palm of your hands and rinse off to freshen those hands.
6. Breathe Freshener
Out of mouthwash? Gargle baking soda and water to help combat bad breath.
7. Nail and Teeth Whitener
8. Face Scrub
Mix with your cleanser with baking soda for a gentle exfoliator to help get rid of dead cells, blackheads and brighten skin.
9. Callus Remover
10. Hair Treatment
After swimming in chlorinated water, spray a mixture of baking soda and water to neutralize the damaging effects of chlorine. Also, shampooing your hair with baking soda will remove all the dirt and impurities.
11. Clean Brushes and Combs
Soaking your comb for about 20 minutes in a hot water and baking soda solution gets rid of all the grease and dirt. Moreover, you can create a solution for cleaning your makeup brushes with one part baking soda, 2 parts water and 2 pumps of cleanser to help get rid of build up.
12. Fresh Smelling Clothes
If you experience a heartburn and do not have a tum or acid reducer on the reach, baking soda to the rescue! Add half a table spoon of baking soda to a glass of water, stir, and drink to ease an upset stomach.
14. Drain Cleaner
To deal with clogged sink without a harsh drain cleaner, pour a cup of baking soda down the jammed-up drain and follow it up with a cup of vinegar. The reaction between the two substances will help unclog and freshen up your drain.