The 10 Best Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Your next favorite beauty treatment might already be in your home. Before you make your next big buy, read these tips from Women's Health Beauty Director Molly Nover-Baker.

The 10 Best Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

You don't need to splurge on expensive products or expose yourself to harsh chemicals to get the best in beauty treatments. There's a multitasking wonder already in your home – baking soda! Women's Health Beauty Director Molly Nover-Baker has compiled her expert baking soda tips and tricks. Read on for all of the ways this practical powder can help you look your best from head to toe.

Watch: The Many Uses for Baking Soda


Dry Shampoo

Instead of spending tons of money on dry shampoo, sprinkle a little baking soda at the root and tousle your hair. The result is the same for a fraction of the cost.

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