Baking soda is most certainly one of the best things to invest in as it has proven to be very useful in numerous ways. Its purpose goes beyond just being used as a baking ingredient, the wonder product also helps to brighten and de-puff the under-eye area in just a couple of minutes. This, if true, could save us ladies SO MUCH money… Eye brightening creams, concealers and masks are most definitely not cheap biko!
Check out some of the wonderful benefits of your Baking soda…
1. Whitening the teeth
We hear this virtually every day and it has proven to be very effective. Try it out. Make a paste from lemon juice or water and baking soda and then brush it onto your teeth with your toothbrush for a minute, before rinsing.
2. Exfoliate skin.
It can be used to remove layers of dead skin… All you need to do is wash your face, then apply a soft paste made of three parts baking soda and one part water. Massage gently with a circular motion, avoiding the eye area. Rinse off after a while and your baby skin is back.
Baking soda might be too harsh if applied directly on your delicate skin but make sure it’s a key ingredient in your deodorant recipe.
4. Relieve Skin Irritation
It can also relieve skin irritation. Add a cup of baking soda to bathwater to soften your skin and relieve skin irritations.
5. Relieve insect bites
It can also relieve that stingy or swollen insect bite spot. Make a simple paste of water and baking soda and apply as a salve onto affected skin.
6. Remove Oil and Grease
Sprinkle baking soda on top of oil and grease stains in your garage. Scrub with a wet brush and watch it wash away.
7. Freshens Breath
Baking soda doesn’t just leave your teeth white, it also leaves your breath fresh. Mix 1 teaspoon of the stuff with a glass of water and you’ll neutralise any odors in your mouth leaving your breath smelling a whole lot nicer.
8. Simple Floor Cleaner
The product is also very good for keeping your floor clean. Use 1/2 cup baking soda in a bucket of warm water to help mop and clean floors.
Now that you know, make the best use of these wonder product as much as you want.