10 DIY Baking Soda Beauty Hacks [VIDEO]

August 23, 2018By 0 Comments

Baking soda, a mega common kitchen ingredient, is all kinds of awesome when it comes to beauty remedies. It’s anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, inexpensive, and hella multi-tasking.

I shared some of my favorite was to use this kick-ass ingredient for all of your natural beauty needs on KATU’s “Afternoon Live”. Recipes below. 🙂

10 DIY Baking Soda Beauty Hacks

  1. Clarifying shampoo – Add a tsp of baking soda to your shampoo, rub it into your hair and rinse as usual. It’s a great way to remove dirt, oil, and product residue.
  2. Dry shampoo – Mix 1/2 cup baking soda​ with 1/2 cup of cornstarch. You can add cocoa powder for color and essential oils for scent.
  3. Face scrub – Mix 2 tbsp baking soda, 1-2 tbsp jojoba oil, and 5 drops of tea tree oil. Rub on face in circular motion for 5 mins and rinse with warm water.
  4. Deodorant – Mix 2 tbsp baking soda, 1 tbsp corn starch, and 2 tbsp coconut oil with a fork until blended. Add essential oils of choice.
  5. Toothpaste – Mix 1/3 cup coconut oil, 2 tbsp baking soda, 1-2 packets of stevia, and 15 drops of peppermint essential oil. Store in jar and dip toothbrush in for use.
  6. Teeth whitener – Mash a large strawberry with enough baking soda to form a paste. Apply with toothbrush. Leave on for 5 mins and swish to rinse.
  7. Mouthwash – Mix 1 tsp of baking soda and 3 drops of peppermint essential oil in a glass of water, and swish.
  8. Itchy skin relief – Mix baking soda with water to form a paste. Rub on skin, leave on several minutes then rinse.
  9. Foot soak – Mix 3 tbps baking soda into a small tub of warm water and soak.
  10. Detox bath – Mix 1 cup epsom salt with 2 cups baking soda. Add mixture while drawing hot bath water, filling the tub 2/3 of the way full. Soak for 30 minutes.

Let me know about some of your favorite ways to rock baking soda. Also, be sure to peep more DIY vegan beauty recipes on VBR. xoxo

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