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Life hack: The Benefits of Using Baking Soda

Updated on January 5, 2016
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Although baking soda is mainly used in the kitchen, baking soda can also be used as an inexpensive beauty product. There are tons of different ways you can use baking soda in your daily activities. Here are some of the ways in which you can apply baking soda.

Facial Mask for Dry and Sensitive Skin

Take a tablespoon of baking soda and add in water with the same amount. Mix the mixture and apply it all over your face while avoiding your eye area. Leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse off with water.

Doing this may also be effective in removing your stubborn blackhead.

Remove Dead Skin Under Your Feet

While you are in the shower, take some baking soda and mix it with water. After that, rub the mixture on your feet to remove dead skin. Wash it off with water and your feet will feel smooth.

Teeth Whitening

To make a teeth whitening solution, all you need is baking soda and hydrogen peroxide or lemon/lime. Add in 1 tablespoon of baking into the hydrogen peroxide, lemon or lime. Stir the mixture until the bubble is gone. Dip your toothbrush into the solution and brush your teeth. Let it sit for 5 minutes and then rinse it off. After you finish this step, brush your teeth again with your normal toothpaste.

Warning: Only do this once a week or your teeth may become sensitive. If you are not satisfied with the result, you may leave the solution on your teeth for 10 minutes BUT not more than that.

Clarify Your Hair

Place a little bit of baking soda and add that with your normal shampoo and then shampooed your hair like normal. This helps make your shampoo works as it’s supposed to do.

Prevent Sweat Stain and Body Odor

Mix baking soda and a little bit of water to make it into a paste. Rub the mixture on your armpits or underarms. This acts as a natural deodorant.

Revives Rooting Cuticle

The same thing, mix baking soda with a little bit of water until it turns into a moist paste. Rub the mixture on your cuticles and then rinse it off. This helps revive your cuticles as well as soften your skin and if you happen to have some leftover extras, you can also apply the mixture to your hand.

That is all from this hub, hope you had gain some knowledge on how you can apply baking soda to your everyday life. Thank you for taking your time reading this, and have a great day!

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