Baking soda isn’t just for cooking and cleaning. It also has many health benefits, according to


With such versatility, it’s no surprise that baking soda has plenty of beauty uses, too. If you want to green your beauty regimen and save money, try this easy at-home baking soda treatment:


Scrub Your Way to Smoother Skin


Show off flake-free arms and legs in tank tops and shorts this summer by gently buffing away dead skin cells. Create a mild exfolitator by mixing 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water. “Rub it all over your crackly elbows and knees for a smooth feel,” says Keri Glassman, a registered dietitian. Use the homemade scrub before applying self-tanner to ensure your faux color is streak-free.