Beautiful hair, skin and … an oven. For only 30 rubles

That’s right – we’re talking about soda. A product that no housewife can do without. It is he who helps to bake delicious pies for the arrival of guests, but believe me, this is only a small part of the useful qualities that soda actually has. That is why it is worth getting to know this humble superhero better.

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In fact, soda can do almost everything – like a good housewife: wash dishes, remove old dirt, clean pipes, and much, much more.

We list only a few of the most interesting recipes.

Make a paste of soda. To do this, pour half a glass of soda powder and slowly add water to it, stirring constantly. As a result, you should get a white gruel. Apply the product to the walls of the oven and leave overnight. In the morning, wipe the oven, and the remaining dirt, if any, sprinkle with vinegar, leave for half an hour and wipe again. And your oven will be like new!

The bath will be perfectly cleaned by the same soda paste. Apply it to the entire surface and leave for 20 minutes. Then wipe the bath again, but with citric acid (a sure sign that you are doing everything right – the mixture will start to sizzle), and then rinse everything with warm water. Thus, your bath will remain snow-white for many, many years.

Baking soda is great at absorbing odors. How can it be used? If your furniture or carpet smells unpleasant, sprinkle baking soda powder on the surface, leave it for half an hour so that the soda completely absorbs the odors, and then vacuum the area.

Baking soda is also great for getting rid of bad smells in the refrigerator or closet. Pour 2 tablespoons of the powder into a cup and place it inside a cupboard for a few days. By the way, baking soda can be used to make a wonderful flavor: just pour a small amount of soda into a small jar, drop a few drops of your favorite essential oil and close with a lid or foil (after making a few holes). And no more bathroom sprays.

Wash dirty wallpaper successfully with a soda solution: 2 teaspoons of soda per 1 liter of water.

To clean the pipes, cover them with a pack of soda at night, and rinse with boiling water in the morning.

To wash vegetables and fruits, use the following simple formula: 1-2 tsp. soda per liter of water.

Washing hair combs will not cause us any trouble either – just put them in a glass of warm water for half an hour, after adding a teaspoon of soda there.

Old stains on the fabric will help to remove the following mixture: a glass of warm water, half a glass of baking soda and half a glass of hydrogen peroxide. Place contaminated areas in the solution and leave for some time. By the way, baking soda helps soften water, and it’s also a great bleach. Therefore, do not be afraid to add a spoonful of soda to the washing machine when washing light-colored clothes.

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Soda is not only a great helper in the kitchen and at home, but also an excellent cosmetic product. Yes, don’t be surprised! Baking soda can replace several jars in your bathroom – without any damage.

A wonderful hair wash, tested by many curious researchers. To wash your hair, dilute 2 tablespoons of baking soda powder in about 4 liters of water in a basin (the amount of baking soda may increase depending on your hair type – after several times you will understand your individual “norm”) and rinse your hair for several minutes . Rinse everything off with warm water.

By the way, baking soda can also be used for emergencies – like dry shampoo. Just apply a little at the roots and comb through your hair.

Baking soda can be used to make homemade toothpaste. For this, we need only a few ingredients: 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 15 drops of an essential oil, such as mint. Mix everything in one jar until smooth and – voila, homemade toothpaste is ready!

As you know, sweat is odorless – it is created by bacteria that accumulate in the armpits. This problem can be quickly solved by wiping the armpits with baking soda powder. By the way, baking soda can also be used as a deodorant for feet and shoes. Pour some baking soda into a bag (or an old sock) and put it in your boots overnight. The bad smell will finally disappear.

In addition, baking soda is also an excellent cosmetic product that helps transform the skin and make it soft and smooth. Mix a pinch of baking soda with soap suds and apply to your face. Such peeling will help to gently remove all dead cells, get rid of annoying black dots and open pores. This product is especially suitable for sensitive skin.

Let’s count. One pack of soda costs about 30 rubles. How much money will this little superman save us? How much unnecessary household waste will it get rid of? And how much benefit will it bring?

We hope our little secrets will help you to bring comfort and order to your house, save the environment and even spend a relaxing spa evening at home.

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