8 Beauty Uses For Baking Soda

  • 1. Got sweat?

    Make a water and baking soda paste and apply it as a deodorant. Not only is this an all natural way to keep the funk away, it also prevents those nasty sweat stains you get sometimes.

  • 2. Cleanse your hair.

    If you are like me and love to co-wash, you know that it's important to monitor your build-up. Adding baking soda to your shampoo will help get rid of it.

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  • 3. Whiten that smile!

    Want whiter teeth? Try making a natural solution by mixing a tablespoon of baking soda and five drops of hydrogen peroxide. Add water until you have a paste consistency. Apply this solution to you toothbrush and rub on your teeth. Allow the solution to sit on teeth for 5-10 minutes. Be sure to brush throughly afterwards. This solution works best when done once weekly.

  • 4. Revive your cuticles.

    Are your cuticles dry and rough? Do you hands look like you work on a construction site? Use a baking soda and water mixture to create a paste. Rub this solution on your cuticles. This softens the skin almost immediately.

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  • 5. Facial exfoliant.

    Baking soda is great at removing dead skin cells. In order to create this all natural exfoliant just add water and scrub on your face. The best part about this is there are no chemicals!

  • 6. Remove blackheads.

    Did you know that baking soda is great way to draw out blackheads? Take a teaspoon of baking soda and water and rub on face. Let sit and then use an extractor or fingers, apply pressure to push the blackheads out of your skin.

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  • 7. Make a detox bath.

    Combine baking soda with sea salt and your favorite essential oil, and you have a great calming detoxing bath mixture.

  • 8. Great dry shampoo.

    Need to cleanse your scalp, but no time to do a full shampoo? Sprinkle some baking soda onto your hair and massage. This will help get rid of some of the greasiness.

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There is an inexpensive staple found in almost everyone’s kitchen that doubles as an awesome beauty product: BAKING SODA!!! Here are eight ways that baking soda can easily become the newest addition to your beauty routine.