There are many natural products or just simply modified that are beneficial to our health and beauty. One of them is baking soda, which it is highly recommended to use in a bathtubs shower, either for the skin, hair or nails, among other body parts; its use also guarantees a relaxing sensation and a deep cleaning. Here we will offer some uses of baking soda that will make your bathtubs shower a much more innovative and, at the same time, natural experience.
Baking soda can be a key ingredient in your health and beauty routine in a bathtubs shower.
Baking soda was one of the few products many years ago on the market for cleaning your teeth or settling an upset stomach. While we have many more choices today, baking soda still does the trick for these and dozens of other health and beauty tasks. Try it for shaving and shampooing, for minor burns and cuts, or for relaxation in a bathtubs shower. In this article, you will see that baking soda can be a key ingredient in your health and beauty routine. Let’s start at the top with your hair.
Squeaky clean hair: Add a teaspoon of baking soda to your usual shampoo bottle to help remove buildup from conditioners, mousses, and sprays, and to improve manageability.
In emergencies, use baking soda as a dry shampoo on oily hair. Sprinkle on your hair and comb through, then fluff with a blow dryer.
Chlorine remover: Rinse hair with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda in 1 pint water to remove the dullness or discoloration caused by chlorinated pools.
Combs and brushes: Hair spray and oil buildup on combs and brushes can be removed by soaking them in a sink of warm water and adding 3 tablespoons baking soda and 3 tablespoons bleach.
Hands: Remove fish, onion, or garlic odor from hands with a solution of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water or liquid soap. Rub mixture in your hands, and rinse off.
Elbows: Rub a baking-soda paste onto your elbows to smooth away rough skin.
Feet: Soak tired feet in a basin of warm water with 3 tablespoons baking soda.
Add 4 tablespoons baking soda to 1 quart warm water, and soak feet for 10 minutes to relieve foot itch.
Smooth rough and hardened calluses and heels by massaging them with a paste of 3 parts baking soda per 1 part water.
Soothe minor mishaps: For sunburn pain, saturate a washcloth with a solution of 4 tablespoons baking soda in 1 quart water. Apply to affected area.
Ease windburn or poison ivy irritation with a paste of 3 parts baking soda and 1 part water. Do not use on broken skin.
Relaxing baths: Baking soda added to the bathtubs shower has a softening effect on the skin. Add 1/2 cup to a full bath.
Make bubbling bath salts with 21/2 cups baking soda, 2 cups cream of tartar, and 1/2 cup cornstarch. Mix them together, and store in a covered container. Use 1/4 cup per bathtubs shower.
Relieve itchy wintery skin in a bath with 1 cup baking soda and 11/4 cups baby oil in the water.
Sponge bath: Freshen up with a washcloth dipped in a solution of 4 tablespoons baking soda to 1 quart water in a bathtub shower.
Deodorant: Apply cornstarch to your underarms with a powder puff first, then apply the baking soda.
Nail care: Clean fingernails and toenails by scrubbing them with a nailbrush dipped in baking soda. This also softens cuticles.
This information is solely for informational purposes and not to provide medical advice. Before undertaking any course of treatment, the reader must seek the advice of their physician or other health care provider.
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