Baking soda is not only to bake cakes, here’s how you can glam up your skin

First Published 23, Sep 2020, 3:51 PM

 Did you know that baking soda can be incorporated into your beauty regime without burning a hole in your wallet?

<p><strong>Skin:</strong> Baking soda has some kickass exfoliating properties. It is a great scrub and tightens pores when coupled with apple cider vinegar. That’s not all. It works as great as an anti-acne treatment. Leave it on your skin for 10 minutes and then rinse with cold water.<br />
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Skin: Baking soda has some kickass exfoliating properties. It is a great scrub and tightens pores when coupled with apple cider vinegar. That’s not all. It works as great as an anti-acne treatment. Leave it on your skin for 10 minutes and then rinse with cold water.
 

<p><strong>DIY Spa:</strong> Detox with some baking soda. Give yourself a spa-like experience by mixing equally baking soda and sea salt, and your essential oil of your choice.&nbsp;</p>

DIY Spa: Detox with some baking soda. Give yourself a spa-like experience by mixing equally baking soda and sea salt, and your essential oil of your choice. 

<p><strong>Dry Shampoo:</strong> Forgot to pack in your dry shampoo? Well, a small dime-sized amount of baking soda will be your knight in shining armour. Apply that to your scalp and remove the rest while combing your hair.</p>

Dry Shampoo: Forgot to pack in your dry shampoo? Well, a small dime-sized amount of baking soda will be your knight in shining armour. Apply that to your scalp and remove the rest while combing your hair.

<p><strong>Fingertips and Toes:</strong> Are the tips of your fingers looking dull and lifeless? Add a smidge of baking powder to a bowl of warm water and soak your hands in them. Not only will it make your hands and nails feel fresh and healthy, it also exfoliates them. &nbsp;Have a fungal or bacterial infection? Then soak your foot in a tub of water with some baking powder in it.</p>

Fingertips and Toes: Are the tips of your fingers looking dull and lifeless? Add a smidge of baking powder to a bowl of warm water and soak your hands in them. Not only will it make your hands and nails feel fresh and healthy, it also exfoliates them.  Have a fungal or bacterial infection? Then soak your foot in a tub of water with some baking powder in it.

<p><strong>Natural deodorant:</strong> All you need is your favourite essential oil, an eighth of baking powder and a tablespoon of water. It works well because it’s a natural antibacterial agent. Use a cotton ball and rub it under your arms.</p>

Natural deodorant: All you need is your favourite essential oil, an eighth of baking powder and a tablespoon of water. It works well because it’s a natural antibacterial agent. Use a cotton ball and rub it under your arms.

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