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Is It Safe To Use Baking Soda On Your Face
Nope: They are two different materials. Baking powder is for baking, and baking soda is abrasive and will do a terrific job of wearing away your enamel, over time. If you really want whiter teeth, you will need to use otc drugstore products or have it done professionally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Concern: it might be abrasive if using it as a scrub. ...Read more
I keep reading online that using lemon juice on your face is harmful, while other say it's not. Is it safe to use lemon juice and honey for face acne?
Yes: It has been used as a dentifrice for years. Caution with any abrasive and excess scrubbing but it should be fine to use to remove extrinsic stain. It won't change the internal tooth shade, however, so it may or may not actually cause your teeth to look whiter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leave it alone: Hi Gary 799. Your underarm (axilla) has a lot of oil/scent/pheremone glands and the hair is there to help spread your smell to attract other humans. I try to get people to embrace this natural part of themselves. Any treatments, particularly shaving but including anti-perspirants, can cause more trouble than you might suspect. Consult a dermatologist if you must proceed. ...Read more
Why would you?: As a surgeon, we constantly use products like this on our hands prior to starting an operation. Although safe to use, it can really irritate the skin and cause significant drying of the skin. Never a need to use on your face except prior to an invasive procedure. ...Read more
Can be irritating: I would generally not recommend this as it can be extremely irritating. ...Read more
Baking soda is: Abrassive. I would be concerned that you would irritate your skin. ...Read more
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Not good: There are better ways to lighten your teeth. Baking soda can make your teeth feel good and clean, but this is because it is abrasive. It will wear or abrade your enamel. It is not a good way to lighten teeth. Talk to your dentist about the many options available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Instead of using listerine due to its alcohol content, is it safe to rinse/clean the mouth with salt? Thanks a lot!
Yes: Not recommended but safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you must,Yes.: These are broadly antiseptic.Unless you using for specific reason, I do not see any need to put them on your scalp. ...Read more
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