Baking soda is very cheap and can be used for a lot of beauty purposes. If you are a fan of DIY, you will find this product very useful.You probably have baking soda in your kitchen just lying around.It turns out that this cheap product can be used as a cheap DIY alternative to many expensive spa treatments. It can be used for smoother hair, brighter skin, whiter teeth, and more.
When you have products build up in your hair, it can take on a vaguely sticky feeling and limp appearance. Baking soda to the rescue: sprinkle a quarter-size amount of baking soda into a dollop of your regular shampoo. Wash and rinse as usual. Your hair will be shinier and more manageable when you’re done.
Love that deep-clean feeling you get from a facial scrub with microbeads? Make your own exfoliating facial scrub using baking soda. Make a paste of three parts baking soda to one part water. Rub onto your face with gentle, circular strokes, then rinse with warm water.
Your skin will look dull and ashy if you allow dry, dead cells to build up on the surface. Speed cell turnover and get an enviable all-over glow by exfoliating once a week. No need to buy an expensive scrub; make your own with baking soda by using the same formula as your face: one part water to three parts baking soda.
To whiten your teeth
For a quick way to whiten your teeth in the morning, sprinkle baking soda into your palm, dip a damp toothbrush into it, and brush. Then rinse and follow with your toothpaste. For an antifungal mouthwash, mix 1 tsp baking soda in ¼ glass of water and swish the solution through your teeth.