Beauty Uses of Baking Soda

Baking soda is not just a baking staple but it has many used outside kitchen as well. From clear skin to whiter teeth, baking soda is a one step solution to most beauty problems.

Here are some effective and unusual beauty uses of baking soda:


Face Scrub:

Turn your usual face wash into a scrub. Mix a small amount of baking soda in your everyday face wash.


Pore cleanser and minimizer:

Baking soda helps clear pores and remove black heads. Make a paste of baking soda and water and apply on your T-zone(nose and forehead) and chin area. Let it sit for a 2-3 minutes and rinse with warm water.


Pore cleanser and minimizer:

Have Greasy hair and no time to wash it? Just sprinkle a teaspoon of baking soda on your hair roots and brush your hair.


Add Volume to Hair:

Without buying a new volumizing shampoo, turn your normal shampoo into a volumizing one. Add half a teaspoon of baking soda in your daily required amount of shampoo.


Acne Clearing Mask:

Honey and baking soda, both have anti inflammatory properties which help fight acne. Add half a teaspoon of baking soda in a tablespoon of honey and mix well. Let it sit on your face for 15 minutes and rinse.


Whitening Toothpaste:

Take out your required amount of toothpaste on your brush and add a pinch of baking soda on top.


Nail Whitener:

Just like whitening teeth, baking soda help whiten dull and yellow nails. Mix hydrogen peroxide and a little amount of baking soda and rub on your nails.



Make a paste by mixing baking soda and water. Apply on your underarm area. It works as a safe odor neutralizer.


Clean hair brushes and combs:

Hair brushes and combs gather dust and debris. So, to give a thorough clean, soak your brushes and combs in a small bowl filled with warm water and 1 tablespoon of baking soda. You can do the same with your dirty makeup brushes.


Detox bath:

Add a cup of baking soda in your bath water. This will remove body toxins from your body and make your skin soft.

Good Luck!


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