The Many Uses of Baking Soda in Skin and Body Care!

  1. Mix with water to neutralize a chemical peel
  2. Great gentle exfoliant to use to help remove self tanner orange residue
  3. Mix into your toothpaste for extra whitening and fresh breath
  4. Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your bath water for an invigorating bath
  5. Dust under your arm pits to absorb and neutralize moisture and odor as needed
  6. Remove residue and oil from hair and make up brushes by adding 1 tsp. of baking soda to a small basin of water (leave hair brushes for about 10 minutes in solution and just gently swish make up brushes in solution remove and lay on paper towels for 10 minutes, then rinse hair and make up brushes in water.  For make up brushes always rinse with the handle and bristles facing down so that water doesn’t get in the handle.)
  7. Cooking with garlic and got smelly fingers (mix 1 part baking soda to  3 parts soap to neutralize order)
  8. Doing a pedicure?  Try 3 tablespoons of baking soda for a foot soak and make an exfoliating scrub as mentioned above to not only exfoliate but to neutralize any foot odor
  9. Remove product build up from your hair while gently exfoliating your scalp by adding 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons of baking soda to your shampoo in the palm of your hand.  (Not recommended for color treated hair.
  10. Smelly sneakers?  Shake a little baking soda in your sneakers after each use to absorb moisture and odor.
  11. Mix with water, facial oil such as grape seed/olive oil/almond oil/hazelnut oil, or your cleanser to make a gentle exfoliating scrub (3 parts baking soda to water, cleanser or oil)
English: Sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogenca...

English: Sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogencarbonate, sodium bicarb, “baking soda”, (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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