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:


Go Longer Between Shampoos


To extend the life of a blowout, try this recipe for dry shampoo from Indie Lee, founder of the all-natural Indie Lee skin care line:




1/4 cup arrowroot powder (a fine natural powder found in the baking aisle at most grocery stores),


1 Tbsp. baking soda


1 drop lavender essential oil.


Dip a large, wide brush into the mixture, shake off the excess, and apply to the roots of your hair. Arrowroot powder will sop up oil at your roots, while baking soda will absorb both oil and odor, making your hair feel and smell cleaner — no shower required.