Health and Beauty uses for Baking Soda

Don’t be fooled by the small box. . You will find it in the supermarket in the baking area . Be careful not to mix it up with baking powder , as they are entirely different from each other. After you discover what it can do for you, you might find yourself willing to pay even more then the small price of around $2.95

If the package was in a colorful and expensive container. You might have even tried to find coupons or to buy two at a time when it was on sale. It is worth more than its weight in gold, and it comes in a one-pound box.

If you are trying to go “green ” it is a ” natural ” as a beauty product. You’ve found it , this fine white powder can be placed within reach; among those favorites that have been part of your skin care routine. Baking soda is naturally unscented and suitable for use for those with sensitive skin.

* Baking soda can be used as a facial wash: Use a small amount of baking soda in the palm of your hand; mix with a cleansing lotion. Then with a very gentle circular motion, wash your face. Follow this by a rinse of clear water. Your bright soft skin will shine and look healthier then ever before..

* Baking soda can also be used , three parts to one part water as a facial scrub, after a regular soap and water washing. This freshly scrubbed look will be a favorite for adolescents with problem skin..

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*Baking soda can also be used as a paste to apply to rough areas of elbows or feet. Include this as part of your pedicure, soaking your feet will soften nail cuticles on both your hand and your feet. A sure winner for the today’s best looking “beach feet.”

* Take a nice soothing bath after you have made your own bath oil solution. By using this recipe:

8 fluid ounces of honey

16 fluid ounces of milk

16 tablespoons of sea salt or cooking salt

4 tablespoons of Baking Soda

4 fluid ounces of baby oil

Add to a full tub of bath water. Mix well . This must be made fresh each time. And will always leave your skin fresh and soft.. Be sure to use appropriate bath mats and be especially cautious when entering and exiting your tub , as the baby oil can make it slippery.

* Men with sensitive skin can mix one tablespoon of baking soda in a cup of water and use as a pre-shave or after shave rinse.

* That big smile and those white teeth may be related to your routine of brushing your teeth by dipping your toothbrush into baking powder after putting toothpaste on a brush. Or just use baking soda alone. Soak your toothbrush in a baking soda and water solution overnight. With a promise of a bright and clean shine in the morning.

*You can use baking soda with your shampoo ,you are removing the buildup of conditioners, hairspray and other hair products. If your busy life leaves you short of time. You can refresh your hair with a sprinkle of baking soda in your hair for a dry shampoo , then comb through your tresses and for a final touch, use your blow dryer. Then soak all your brushes in a solution of water and baking soda.

We all know that real beauty is skin deep, however, its also about the ongoing care it requires. Finally, now everyone can afford to look their best. What a refreshing surprise, and just a bit of serendipity.

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