7 Uses of Baking Soda for Cosmetic Treatment and Health
1 . If your skin is dry and the body cream is not efficient you can add ½ a cup of hot sodium bicarbonate in water. After bath you’ll get a smooth and healthy skin.
2 . You may forget about the deodorants in supermarkets. If you want to neutralize the odor you can make your own homemade deodorant.
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Take 3 tablespoons of baking soda and put them in a bowl, add 3-5 drops of your favourite essential oil. Use a sponge or brush to apply it on your face . You may even use it in the armpits.
3 . Do you have problems with blackheads or you just want a scrub for a better facial cleansing? You need 1 tablespoon of baking soda and some drops of water. Use it to massage your face. Do it however gently and with circular movements, then wash your face with water. After this procedure you’ll get a smoother skin.
4 . Have you noticed that sometimes your shampoo is not efficient enough and that, it still has residues that didn’t disappear, although you have washed it carrefoully?
Take 1 tablespoon of baking soda and mix it with the quantity of shampoo you ususally use. Wash your hair with this mixture and then rinse. You’ll feel your hair lighter and cleaner.
5 .Do you think that your breath is not fresh enough and that your common mouthwash is not efficent although you have spent a lot of money on it? You can prepare a very good mouthwash at home. You need only 1 teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate, 3 drops of essential oil of peppermint or eucalyptus and a glass of water. Mix the ingredients and then use it instead of your mouthwash. You’ll get a better smelling breath and it will remove bacteria.
6 .If you want your flowers last for longer you may add a teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate in the vase and you will admire them for a long time.
7 .Baking soda can reduce the inflamation of your teeth. Take a teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate and disolve it in ½ cup of water. Use it instead of your mouthwash.