Everyone knows that baking soda can be used for a hundred different things.It is useful to keep your kitchen odor-free, do some heavy-duty cleaning, or just to bake, it is the ingredient that’s always got your back. But did you know that baking soda can also be used for things apart from cooking and cleaning? If you didn’t, you’re going to get stockpiles of it after you read these 10 beauty benefits of baking soda.
Here are some benefits of baking soda for your beauty
1.Baking Soda For Acne
Take 1tsp Baking Soda and 1tsp Water. Massage the paste onto your nose and other areas affected by pimples, blackheads or whiteheads.Leave it for 2-3 minutes and rinse it off with warm water. Apply this mixture 2-3 days at a stretch and then twice a week.
2.Baking Soda For Blemishes
You need to take 1tsp Baking Soda and 1tsp Lemon Juice. Mix it well. Massage the paste onto the areas affected by acne marks, dark spots and pigmentation.Leave it on for about 1-2 minutes and rinse it off with warm water.Apply it for 2-3 times a week.
3.Baking Soda For Large Pores
Take 1 tsp baking soda with 1 cup water set the mixture and wash you face as your normally would with your regular cleanser, Splash the baking soda onto your face and then pat dry. Apply this toner about 3-4 times a week instead of your regular toner.
4.Baking Soda For Dark Neck Skin
Mix 1tsp baking soda with 1tsp water until you get runny paste. Cleanse your neck and pat it dry with a clean towel. Apply the baking soda paste and wait for about 15 minutes and wash it with cool water. Repeat this daily until you see your neck lighten. You can also use baking soda on your elbows and your knees.
5.Baking Soda For Glowing Skin
Take 2tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice and 1 tbsp baking soda and mix it well. Apply it onto your face like you would a face mask. Once you face is evenly covered wait for 15 minutes. Pat some water onto your face and rub the face pack loose after that rinse your face with cool water and pat dry with a clean towel. Apply same procedure once a week .
6.Baking Soda For Dark Lips
Take 1tsp Honey and 1tsp baking soda and mix it well until you get a smooth paste. Apply this mixture onto your lips and leave it on for about 2 minutes. Use your fingertips to rub the mixture on your lips to exfoliate.
Apply the same procedure 2-3 times a week.
7.Baking Soda For Whitening Teeth
Take 1/2 tsp baking soda and a few drops of water. Mix it well. Scoop the mixture up with your toothbrush and start brushing your teeth. Do not brush your teeth sideways as this can be abrasive. Brush gently using up and down and circular motions. Rinse the toothbrush and your mouth. Repeat this procedure every other day for a week and twice a week after that.
8.Baking Soda For Facial Hair
Take 1tsp baking soda and 200ml boiling water and let the solution cool. Soak a piece of cotton in the solution and then drain it. Secure it to the problem areas with some bandage. Leave it on overnight. In morning remove the bandage and rinse your face and apply nourishing moisturizer.
Repeat this procedure everyday until you notice a difference.
9.Baking Soda For Thick Hair
Take 3 cups of water, 1cup baking soda and 20 drops of castor oil and mix all these ingredients with shampoo. Rinse your hair with water and pour some of the baking soda solution onto your scalp.
Massage your scalp and your hair with the solution for a couple of minutes. Rinse the baking soda and proceed to condition your hair.
Take 1tbsp baking soda and apply it on your scalp. Massage your scalp with your fingertips so that the baking soda may exfoliate it. After some time Rinse it off. Apply if for twice a week, until the problem subsides. Scale it down to once a week after that.