10 Awesome baking soda remedies and skin recipes

by Biljana

Baking soda remedies

Baking soda remedies

Ah, baking soda remedies... some of the most fabulous finds in the domain of skin care recipes and remedies.

This post is by no means the ends of the list of all the great remedies and recipes that can be prepared with it but it gives you a good idea of how versatile and easy it is to use.

1) Mix a paste of baking soda and water and apply to affected areas to get relief from acute burns or sunburn. In addition to relief, it can also help to prevent blistering. You can use this same paste to take the itch out of poison ivy. Put the paste on a bee sting, and let dry. It will help ease the pain.

2) Last minute appointment and your hair is greasy? Use some baking soda as a dry hair shampoo for a quick boost. You can also use it to prepare baking soda hair shampoo before applying vinegar-based rinse. Soak hairbrushes and combs in a baking soda and water to clean and freshen them.

3) Mix up a bit of baking soda with some Epsom salt and your favorite essential oil for a fabulous skin cleansing bath salt recipe.

4) Combine some baking soda with oatmeal and water into a body scrub to exfoliate the dead skin cells and rejuvenate the skin.

5) Its alkaline properties make it a perfect homemade acne remedy.

6) Being able to kill excess bacteria found on the skin, baking soda can be used as a natural deodorant.

7) Add some baking soda to your bath water for a relaxing and detoxifying bath. You can also spice it up by preparing a pina colada bath.

8) Use it at the first sign of athlete’s foot. Soak or slather the feet for best results.

9) Not only does it help deodorize feet, it can be used for preparation of a foot soak recipe. You can add eucalyptus oils to invigorate the feet or calming chamomile, your choice.

10) Mix up some honey and baking soda and gently rub the mix. This combination is perfect for treating chapped lips.

What are some of your favorite baking soda remedies (or recipes)?

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