25 Clever Baking Soda Uses And Remedies That Have Nothing To Do With Baking.
When it comes to baking soda, there's a good chance that at least one person in the neighborhood has some at home. It's such a useful thing to have. Naturally, anyone who loves to cook would be lost without it because most bread recipes and some desserts require it. Without baking soda, many of you would feel incomplete, even if you don't realize how much of a role it plays in your life. But it turns out that baking soda can be used for a number of things that don't necessarily involve cooking. In fact, it can actually be used in these life-changing ways.
#1. There's a way to polish your tarnished silver and make it look sparkling new again.
Start by lining your sink or dish tub with aluminum foil. Then place your tarnished and gritty silverware on it. Now sprinkle baking soda and then pour hot water on top of it. Then, all you have to do is drop your spoons, forks, and knives, and the baking soda will get rid of the tarnish in seconds.
#2. Flush a cup of baking soda down the toilet if you want to manage your septic tank better.
If you live in a home that has a septic tank, then following this step every two weeks and it will help you balance the pH in your tank. Just think of all the money you'll save by avoiding unnecessary maintenance costs.
#3. Don't waste money on expensive facial scrubs when you can use baking soda to look pretty.
Mix one-part of water with three-parts of baking soda and you'll have a facial scrub that works wonders. The exfoliating power of this mixture is so powerful that it will make your face look smooth and unclog your pores.
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#4. Your teeth will look like pearls if you start adding baking soda to your regular toothpaste.
Although you can buy toothpaste that contains baking soda, you can also DIY and save some cash. Just sprinkle some baking soda over your toothpaste and start brushing.
#5. Did you know that you can use baking soda as a natural deodorant?
Most people don't like the sticky residue that those store-bought deodorant sticks leave behind because it makes them feel like they're using a butter stick on their pits. So, if you feel the same way, try this DIY recipe for natural deodorant.
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