• Follow Us: 

Beauty Uses of Baking Soda

  By posted Mar 26th 2014
Healthy Living

 

baking soda

 

Baking soda is not just limited to a baking ingredient; its uses spread way beyond the kitchen. From acting as an effective facial scrub to a teeth whitener, here are some of the most useful ways to use baking soda in your beauty routine. 

 

 

  • It can acts as a natural deodorant when you rub your armpits with one-eighth of a teaspoon of baking soda and one tablespoon of water. This mixture will eliminate underarm sweat and neutralise odour.

 

  • Baking soda can also be used to soften your cuticles. Add a little baking soda with water till it forms a paste. You can now use this paste on your nail brush and rub it onto your cuticles.  This will exfoliate and soften your cuticles.

 

  • Using baking soda to get rid of pimples is another effective remedy. Mix some baking soda with lemon juice and apply it on the pimple to zap them away.

 

  • You can brighten your teeth and prevent discolouration by dipping your toothbrush in some baking soda and water mixture.

 

  • Baking soda also acts as an effective dry shampoo. Instead of buying an expensive dry shampoo sprinkle a little baking soda at the root of your hair for the same results.

 

  • You can use baking soda as a sunburn remedy to get immediate relief.  Use a cool compress by soaking a clean washcloth in a baking soda and water mixture on sunburns to ease the pain.



*Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images


For More: Beauty Tips

 

Diwali Special

Healthy Diwali, Happy Diwali!

In the lead up to Diwali and the festive season we all need to watch what we eat.

 Read More»

 

Food Facts

14 Reasons to Munch on Celery

Celery's an underdog when it comes to healthy foods, because it is rarely given credit...

 Read More»

 

HealthMeUpgrade

15 Super Useful Body Hacks

The human body is simply amazing, with several functions and abilities that we don’t even...

 Read More»

 

In Focus

Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Editor's Pick

Most Popular

Across The Net