Beauty Tricks with Baking Soda
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Except its widespread use in households, baking soda can be excellent for your beauty. It is also available, cheap and not dangerous to health. Here are few simple tricks for face care with this amazing ingredient.
Pour some baking soda on your palm, add a few drops of water and then rub your face. Thus you make a gentle peeling, but making sure the mixture does not come into contact with eyes, rinse nicely.
Mix one tablespoon of baking soda and two tablespoons of oat flakes with a little honey. Mix this in a blender. Add as much water as necessary to get a thick paste. Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for 10 minutes, then rinse nicely.
Use it against blackheads
Put an end to those blackheads with this natural remedy. In your facial wash gel add a tablespoon of baking soda, a tablespoon of salt and mix this all together. Apply on dark skin and wait for 5 minutes. After that, rinse nicely.
Use it to remove an artificial tan
Self-tanning creams often tend to leave stains on your skin, especially if you don’t use them correctly. Soda is a great solution to this problem. Just squeeze a lemon in order to make a juice, add a few tablespoons of baking soda into so that you get a thick paste. Use it as a scrub and rub until the stain disappears.
Home made deodorant
If you have a sensitive skin, use a little of soda on your armpits. It neutralizes acids and bases, so it removes odors, and that's why soda can work as a deodorant. Maybe even a better one than the ones you buy in store, because it doesn't stain the clothes like many others.
Use it to treat a razor burn
A burn from a razor can be very painful, but fear no more. Next time you burn yourself, just soothe your skin with one cup of water mixed with one tablespoon of baking soda. Leave it for 5 minutes in order to dry, and then rinse nicely with cool water. If you have sensitive skin you can do a treatment like this one before and after shaving, but this time put all over your body/face avoiding the eye area.
White your teeth
Why use a whitening kits that come with all those chemicals, when you have you can white your teeth naturally. Just sprinkle a little of soda on your toothbrush and brush your teeth with it. But remember that this is not a replacement for a toothpaste.