Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can put it to use:
Baking soda is excellent choice for those who have sensitive skin that reacts to perfumed peelings. Or if you don’t want to spend a lot of money on these products, you can try this recipe. Make a paste consisted of ¾ of baking soda and ¼ of water. Using this mixture you can remove dead cells from the surface of your face, without worrying that your face will scrape – baking soda is gentle.
Baking soda is the best alternative way since the deodorant are so talked about how harmful they are. You can use baking soda combined with a few drops of baking soda to absorb unpleasant odor.
Baking soda is the perfect shampoo if you have hair that gets oily, very quickly, or if you use a lot of products for shaping hair. You can use this shampoo from time to time. This shampoo will remove any accumulated hair product debris and will make your hair mild, soft and beautiful. You can make it while you are showering, put a shampoo in your hand and add a teaspoon of baking soda and apply on the hair.
Shampoo for dry hair
If you need to quickly refresh your hair in the morning, when you do not have much time, you can use spray for dry washing hair, or, of course, baking soda. Use it as baby powder, apply a bit on the hair roots (but do not exaggerate because your hair will look white) leave it to act for a few minutes in order to absorb the particles that make it look oily, and then give your scalp a good massage. Next step is to comb your hair.
Excellent recipe for making toothpaste at home and of course has positive effects. Mix baking soda with 3% hydrogen in ratio, so that you get a thick paste. This mixture will whiten your teeth, and baking soda itself has similar properties. However, do not use this mixture too often because it can damage your enamel.
Since is good for the face peeling, it is good as well and for body peeling. Take one empty bottle or pack of body care product. Fill the bottle or the pack halfway with baking soda and add 25 drops of essential oil, then add water to fill the container.
Make your own pedicure relaxing treatment. Put your feet in a hot water and previously add 2-3 teaspoons of baking soda and stir to dissolve. Add some essential oil for example, lavender because it has relaxing properties. Soak your feet for 15-20 minutes. After this make a peeling for the feet using the same mixture as for the face peeling.
Coating for soothing burns
This mixture is very useful for sunburns, because helps to reduce the heat and to renew the skin and of course helps to decrease pain. Make a mixture of 2 teaspoons of baking soda in one liter water, then soak clean soft cloth and apply on the critical area as covering. Replace the cloth after becomes dry and warm.