Did you know baking soda could up your glam game

First Published Dec 16, 2020, 1:44 PM IST

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.</p>

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.</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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