Bathbombs – Make your own bath bombs

At the end of a tiring day one of the nicest ways to relax is a soak in a long hot bath with candles and a good book! Many people mistake bathbombs for soap, but they are an alternative to bubble bath and bath oils. Whilst bubble baths will cover you in bubbles which sit atop of the water and bath oils may leave your skin feeling slightly oily or sticky, bathbombs dissolve totally softening and infusing the water with your chosen fragrance. Continue reading “Bathbombs – Make your own bath bombs”

What are the main used of baking soda – Bicarbonate of soda

One of the most common uses of bicarbonate of soda is as a leavening agent in cooking and baking where it reacts with other components to release carbon dioxide, that helps dough “rise.” Continue reading “What are the main used of baking soda – Bicarbonate of soda”

Bicarbonate of soda and health tips

Haircare – Anti-dandruff treatment
Bicarbonate of soda is an effective anti dandruff treatment. Soak your hair in a bowl of warm water with a tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda for about a minute three times a week to start, then once a month for maintenance. Results will vary depending upon each case. Continue reading “Bicarbonate of soda and health tips”

General household tips using baking soda

Bicarbonate of soda can also be used in many ways to help around the house and garden.

Barbecue grills
Make a paste by mixing equal parts bicarbonate of soda and water, apply with a wire brush, wipe clean, and dry with a cloth. This will de-grease and clean your grill. Continue reading “General household tips using baking soda”