Baking soda is very useful in the kitchen and not only for cooking. It can also be used for cleaning, and many housewives claim that the most effective in combination with apple vinegar. However, this common powder can be used as cosmetic product and natural remedy.
It is known that baking soda is an inevitable component of many cakes, biscuits and other food, but you may not know that it is fantastic remedy to ease dark circles around eyes. In fact, if we pay attention to the declarations contained in some well-known cosmetic products, we will notice that many contain baking soda as main ingredient.
Natural recipe against dark circles and bags under eyes
Pour a little hot water or chamomile tea in a glass and add a teaspoon of baking soda. Dilute it, then carefully dip cosmetic cotton ball, place it under the eyes and let it stand for 10 to 15 minutes and you will notice incredible results.
Peeling for the skin
You can easily make your own peeling for the skin, with baking soda and water. Just mix 3 tablespoons of baking and one tablespoon of water. Use this paste and slowly rub your face in circular motions. Let it stand for 10 minutes on the face, and slowly rinse with lukewarm water. The skin will be soft, and in this way over time you can get rid of blackheads and skin impurities.
It is well known that soda can help in teeth whitening, but if you know a good recipe you can save a lot of money. Instead of buying expensive bleaching paste, mix one tablespoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide the same amount of baking soda and a pinch of sea salt. This mixture can be applied with a toothbrush, but since this is an abrasive, to avoid damaging the tooth enamel it is much better to apply it on each tooth individually with cotton swab. Let it stand for two minutes, then rinse your mouth. This should be repeated for three days in a row and so every month.
If you feel severe pain in the stomach, have heartburn and indigestion, instead of expensive medicines; try first this harmless and often very efficient remedy with baking soda. In a cup of lukewarm water put a spoon of baking soda and stir well. Drink it and you will quickly feel relief.
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