19. Target dandruff
Based on baking soda’s antifungal properties, it can help target overactive fungi that often leads to dandruff. When purchasing specialized dandruff shampoo, these products can cost you around $8. Instead, wet your hair and massage baking soda into your scalp. Although you may notice that your hair is a touch drier for the first week or so, your scalp will begin producing natural oils that will leave your hair softer and flake-free.