There are wonderful ingredients in our pantry shelf which we use only for cooking. But, there are much amazing uses of these ingredients beyond cooking. For example, baking soda is used to exfoliate the skin and it acts as a mouth freshener too.
1. Exfoliate Your Skin
Baking soda is alkaline in nature and is used to soften the makeup and impurities. The granule used to exfoliate and remove dead cells.
1. Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda with few drops of rose water. Apply it gently on the face and rise with lukewarm water.
2. Mix 3 parts of baking soda with water to remove impurities from the skin. You can get instant glow.
3. If your skin is sensitive towards deodorant then you can mix baking powder with water.
You can use cotton swab to rub it on skin so that it will act as a deodorant.
2. Brighten Your Teeth With Baking Soda
Baking soda is used to remove stains from the teeth and helps to fight plague due to anti bacterial properties. Try to prevent tartar formation. You can mix the sea salt and rub it across teeth and gums which will avoid the formation of oral germs and keep the teeth healthy.
You need to freshen up the mouth by mixing a teaspoon of baking soda with water.
3. Treat Insect Bites
You can get soothing effect from bug bites by mixing baking soda with water. This will give you relieve from immense pain. You can apply this paste thrice a day until the marks disappear. You can also get relief from sunburn and rashes.