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Quick and simple at-home beauty treatments to try

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(BPT) – Pampering yourself with skin and beauty treatments is important, but going to the salon or buying expensive products are not always the most convenient – or wallet-friendly – options.

In fact, 82 percent of women prefer to save than splurge, spending less than 50 dollars each month on their beauty and skincare regimen, according to a recent study from Poshly Insights on behalf of ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda.

As an alternative, women can look to the following simple, do-it-yourself solutions to care for their skin. It might surprise you how many beauty treatments you can create from ingredients you already have in your home.

1. Facial scrub – For smooth, radiant skin, combine three parts baking soda with one part warm water. Using your fingers, rub the mixture gently on your face in a circular motion to exfoliate skin and remove dead skin cells. Be careful to avoid your eye area. Rinse off with warm water and you’ll notice your skin feeling smooth and refreshed.

2. Bath soak – Help soothe skin irritations, bug bites or mild sunburn with a relaxing, long soak in the bathtub. Swirl one-half cup of ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda into warm water to help soften and soothe the skin and clean away any oils and perspiration that accumulated during the day.

3. Manicure and pedicure – Before painting your nails, give your hands and feet a little TLC with exfoliating treatments. For manicures, use a brush to scrub the nails and cuticles in a gentle, circular motion with baking soda. Rinse clean with warm water and apply your favorite shade of nail polish. For pedicures, soak feet in a basin with a mixture of two tablespoons of ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda and warm water. After your soak apply a scrub of three parts baking soda and one part water. Rinse clean with warm water and follow with an application of a rich moisturizer and a warm towel foot wrap – your feet will feel smooth and clean. Finish the treatment by applying your favorite shade of polish to your toenails.

4. Hair care – Use baking soda to help remove residue that styling products leave behind for cleaner and more manageable hair. To achieve this, sprinkle a quarter-size amount of ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda into your palm along with your favorite shampoo. Wash as usual and rinse thoroughly. Just be careful to avoid the eye area when rinsing.

Avoid costly visits to the salon and expensive beauty products with gentle and simple at-home treatments. For even more fun, invite your friends over for a spa-themed get together and try out the tips above. To find more savings and solutions for you and your home, visit www.armandhammer.com/solutions.aspx.

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