15 Surprising Beauty Uses of Baking Soda You Didn’t Know Yet

Let me introduce you to a basic house hold ingredient that is pocket friendly and easily available in your kitchen. It is the Baking Soda! The unused box lying on your kitchen shelf is far more helpful than you believe! Make it an essential ingredient product of your beauty regimen. You can do incredible DIYs with this magical soda.

 

 

Here are beauty tips from top to toe that will dazzle you up in no time!

1.  Use it as a Face Wash

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If you want to remove your makeup or wipe away the dead skin, wash your face with dilute baking soda.

How to use

Mix a little amount of water along with baking soda. Exfoliate your skin with the mixture. Keep the paste on your skin for ten minutes. Your skin will become soft and fresh in no time. And, if you had makeup on your face it would be easily wiped off.

2.  Face Scrub

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It is a great scrub for your body. If you have a rough and dry skin, this will work as wonders on dry knees and elbows. The baking soda mixture is a great treat for the body if you wish to have a baby soft skin.

How to do

Take baking soda and water in the ratio of 3:1 respectively. Rub the mixture on your knees, hands, feet and elbows, and other dry areas. You will have soft and tender baby skin, after the first application.

3.  Great Pedicure

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Your feet reveal what you are! So a bit of pampering and care is a must! Often we neglect foot care because we think all we need is a salon pedicure … Right? But this isn’t true. While sitting at home too, we can have snow white legs if we wish!

How to use

Take three teaspoons of baking soda in a bucket or a tub along with Luke warm water. Soak your legs inside the bucket for seven to ten minutes. Gently, rub your feet with a palm stone to remove dead cells from your feet. You will have beautiful legs in just ten minutes.

4.  Hair Care Pack

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This is a simple remedy for long and lovely tresses. If you wish to have hair like Rapunzel, note down this amazing remedy for your hair.

How to use

Make a pack with three tablespoons of baking soda and your favourite shampoo. Shampoo your hair with the mixture. This hair is great for those who have oily scalp as it will remove all the impurities, leaving your scalp clean and dirt free.

5.  Manicure

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Having ugly and dirty nails is a huge turn off! Who wants to see the shabby nails? We forget to pamper our hands, and at times, we don’t even moisturize them till weeks. Going to a salon for manicure is not an only solution for beautiful hands.

How to use

Take baking soda. Apply it on your nails and cuticles. Scrub your nails with a brush for better results. After a wash, you will have soft, clean, and brighter hands in seconds.

6.  Beauty Bath

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If you can’t afford going to spas, baking soda is all you need for a Sunday’s beauty bath.

How to use

Mix half cup of baking soda in your bucket. Do not apply soap. Your skin will feel soft and relaxed.

7.  Cleans Combs and Brush

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The brush and comb you use to comb your hair plays an important role in maintaining your daily hygiene.  Cleaning brush and comb will give you a healthy scalp, free from all the infections.

How to use

Soak the combs and brushes in a mixture of baking soda. Soak the brush for ten minutes and wash them thoroughly. This will leave your scalp oil free and clean.

8.  Use it as a Dry Shampoo

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If you don’t have a good hair day, and you are running out of time, fear not! Here is a simple home remedy to freshen up your hair by adding a volume.

How to use

Take baby powder, baking soda, and three drops of oil. Apply the prepared mixture on the roots of the hair. Comb your hair. The baking soda mixture will remove the excess oil in your scalp and will leave your hair silky and bouncy.

9.  Use it as an Essential Beauty Oil

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If you do not like to spend on beauty oils, then here is your pocket friendly oil that will remind you of the beauty bath of Cleopatra. Have a look at the ingredients needed!

How to use

In a bowl, mix honey, baking soda, milk, sugar, and salt in equal quantities. Stir all the ingredients well. Now, pour this paste in Luke warm water. In the bucket or bath tub (as per your taste ad standard), add some drops of olive oil or coconut oil. Just experience the relaxing beauty bath.

10.  Use as Teeth Whitener

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A simple way to a million dollar smile! Whiten your tooth line from this simple agent.

How to use

Take baking soda, salt (a pinch), and water. Brush your teeth with this, to wipe ugly stains from your teeth, to have a heart melting smile.

11.  Acne Face Pack

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This works for an acne ridden skin. No creams! No tonics! Just baking soda!

How to use

Mix both baking soda and water. Apply this mixture to all over your face, and keep it for ten minutes. Wash and pat dry.

12.  Sunburn Relief

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If you have a tanned skin, go for this simple home remedy.

How to use

In a spray bottle, fill cold water with three tablespoons of baking powder. Spray this mixture over tanned skin. You will observe the difference.

13.  Use as a Deodorant

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It is cheap, chemical free and smells good!

How to use

Take four tablespoons of baking soda with ten drops of sandal, rose or lavender oil. Apply this mixture with a brush underneath your underarms. You smell like a fresh lily, throughout the day.

14.  Blackhead Remover

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Here is a super simple recipe to remove black heads at home.

How to use

Take 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 teaspoon of water. Mix them well. Apply the paste on blackhead prone areas. Leave the paste for ten minutes and wash, and pat dry.

15.  Scars and Marks

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Miraculous recipe, for scars and pimples!

How to use

Mix both honey and baking soda. Apply it over the cars. Keep it for ten minutes and wash.

So ladies, next time if you happen to buy baking soda, buy it as a beauty product! 😉

Stay gorgeous!

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