Baking soda is an ingredient present in every housewife kitchen. We all know at least one way to use it, but here is how you can use baking soda in beauty routine.
Washing your face
Mix 2 teaspoons of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of warm water until you get a paste. Rinse your face with water and rub the mixture on your face in circular motions to clean the skin gently.
Sodium bicarbonate granulation makes a gentle scrub of the skin. You can add 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate in the cleaning solution or add 1 teaspoon of baking soda and water, along with 2 tablespoons of oatmeal to get a deep cleaning.
Pamper yourself with a pedicure spa in your own home. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda with water to make a mixture with soothing effect for your feet. Add essential oil (such as lavender oil) and soak your feet for 20 minutes. Then rub the feet with a paste of baking soda and water to help exfoliate rough spots.
These baths helps the body to eliminate toxins. Do this every evening because you might feel tired afterwords. Add 1-2 cups of baking soda and 2 cups of Epsom salt while bathing and stay in the water for about 30 minutes.
Cleaning your nails
Using nail polish daily can make them look yellow. Get rid of nail stains by washing with a mixture of baking soda and peroxide.
Mix water and baking soda to make a paste. Gently massage the mixture on the skin concentrating on T zone. Let the paste for at least one minute and rinse to remove blackheads and any dirt from the skin.