Published On: Tue, Mar 1st, 2016

5 Uses of Baking soda to enhance your beauty



Baking soda is very useful as a home remedy for many of beauty issues. It is an alkaline material which has a crystalline composition with antibacterial, anti fungal, antiseptic and anti inflammatory features. It can be use as a face wash, face mask, exfoliator, soothes sun-burnt skin, eradicating dead cells and as a skin whitening. If you have not much time for facials then you can use baking soda and if you use it with lemon juice then it is the best. You can also use it as a dry shampoo prior to going to bed.

You can use it to eliminate tan from skin and darkness from underarms, elbow, knee. Take one spoon of baking soda and mix it with one spoon of lemon juice and apply thick paste on darker areas for 10 minutes. Then wash is warm water.

Skin break out solution
you can use baking soda to get clear skin. Clean your face with water then make a paste of water and baking soda. Now use it on marks. When it dries then wash with lukewarm water.

Natural deodorant
you can use it as a natural deodorant also lacking the peril of Aluminum. You can employ baking soda mixed with water to create a smell preventing paste.

Freshen up your hands
if you are looking to banish odor from hands then mix 3 tsps of soda and 1 tbsp of water and mix it properly and use on hands. Now massage and then wash it.

Teeth Whitener
if you want to get white teeth then go with baking soda. Combine 1/4 cup baking soda with lemon juice. Now take a Q-tip or cotton ball to use the paste on your teeth and leave it for 45 seconds prior to brushing your teeth.

Banish blackheads
mix one spoon of water in baking soda and make a paste, now use it across the blackhead area for 10 minutes. Then clean it with warm water.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.