You’ve probably seen baking soda as an ingredient in all types of recipes. After all, the alkali is often utilized as a raising agent in delicious-sounding bakes – such as soda breads, chocolate cakes and gingerbreads. You might even have a neglected container of the stuff rattling around in one of your kitchen drawers. But did you know that people swear that you can use pinches of humble baking soda in all kinds of different ways? And yes, that includes making your body, skin and hair look its absolute best.