2. It is an Ingredient in Homemade Deodorant

The alkaline qualities of baking soda are great in deodorants too. Sweat is mildly acidic, so baking soda neutralizes it. Mixing it with other natural substances like shea butter and essential oils can give you the perfect natural deodorant, especially if branded deodorants and their added ingredients irritate your underarms or if you have sensitive skin.

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