Baking soda can be found in almost every household because of the numerous ways it can be used. However, not many people know that baking soda is very beneficial for the skin. These are 6 ways you can use baking soda as a skin care product.
Washing your face with baking soda can improve your skins quality. Prepare a paste by mixing 2 teaspoons of baking soda with 1 teaspoon of warm water. Apply the paste on a clean face and massage it gently with circular motion. Leave it on for a few minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.
Baking soda also deeply cleans and moisturizes the skin thus help prevent blackhead formation and even treats acne. Prepare a paste with baking soda and water like in the previous tip we explained. Apply it on a clean face and leave it on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
No need to buy expensive scrubs when you can use baking soda. To prepare this scrub mix 15 grams of baking soda and 30 grams of oat flower and add 20 ml of water to them.
Baking soda is excellent for softening and moisturizing the skin on the feet. To prepare your foot bath take 3 liters of water and add 70 grams of baking soda. Then soak your feet for 30 minutes in the solution. Afterwards apply a moisturizing cream on your feet.
Detox baths are very important for beautiful, healthy and shiny skin because they help remove the toxins from the body. Add 70-140 grams of baking soda and 140 grams of Epsom salt to your bath and soak in for at least half an hour.
Nail fungus can be efficiently eliminated using baking soda. Mix 2 parts of baking soda and 1 part of water and create a paste. Apply the paste on and around the nails and leave it for about 10 minutes. Repeat this procedure at least 2-3 times daily until the fungus is completely removed.
You can also use baking soda to cleanse your nails by sprinkling it on them and scrubbing with a brush.