Used primarily as a raising agent, baking soda began to be used widely after 1863 when Ernest Solvay discovered a more economical way of producing it. Besides his qualities as a raising agent, baking soda has other uses: it can be used for cleaning, cosmetics or to treat some diseases. Read More
It’s a beneficial substance for human but nobody says anything because it has a very low price and that will harm the profit of pharmaceutical companies. Baking soda is not sold in pharmacies and is not monopolized by large corporations. You can buy it from any grocery store at a small price. It’s very economic!
Below we present the most important and simple uses of baking soda in beauty treatments:
- Baking soda helps you to whiten your teeth
A toothpaste from baking soda and 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide (oxygenated water) can be used as an alternative to commercial toothpastes without fluoride. You can also just soak your toothbrush in baking soda for an enhanced effect. If you use only baking soda, do not do it more often than once a week.
- Baking soda helps you to get rid of acne
Try to make a paste of baking soda and hot water, then apply the paste directly on the surface with acne and leave it on for several minutes. You’ll be surprised how quickly and efficiently it will work.
- It removes the smell of sweat
Spread a solution of baking soda and water on your armpits. This formula can successfully replace conventional deodorants, being a natural way to get rid of the unpleasant smell of sweat without risking your health.
- It heals dry, cracked heels
Dip your feet in warm water with baking soda (2 tablespoons in 3 liters of water) and relax for a quarter of an hour! Rub your heels gently. It’s like a foot spa treatment.