Truly Surprising Baking Soda Uses!

Baking soda can do a lot more than just sit in the back of your fridge. Here are some easy tips to put baking soda to work in every room of your house!

Truly Surprising Baking Soda Uses!

  • To sprinkle baking soda on your couch to get rid of nasty smells is a great way to use baking soda!
  • If your nail polishes leave your nails a bit stained, just mix  1/2 cup of hot water, baking soda and peroxide and dip your fingers for a minute. It works quickly!
  • Soak hair brushes and combs in a mixture of 1 teaspoon baking soda and a small amount of warm water. Rinse and dry.
  • Add 1 cup of baking soda to your next load of laundry (along with your regular liquid detergent) to get clothes cleaner and brighter. You will be able to notice the difference.
  • You can make your own bathroom scrub by mixing ¼ cup baking soda with 1 tablespoon liquid detergent. Add vinegar to give it a thick, creamy texture.
  • To make tarnished silver shine, combine three parts baking soda with one part water. Rub onto silver with a clean cloth or sponge. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
  • For instant relief from bug bites, sunburn and poison ivy, mix baking soda with a little water and apply it directly to the sore.
  • Fight dandruff by tabling the shampoo for a few weeks and massaging your wet scalp with a handful of baking soda instead.
  • Make a fluffier omelet by adding ½ teaspoon baking soda for every three eggs.
  • Have heartburn? Create an antacid by mixing ½ teaspoon of baking soda with ½ cup of water.
  • Mix a little baking soda into your conditioner and lather on your hair to keep it healthy and resistant to split ends.

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