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Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner is growing in popularity but what is it? How does it really work? And is it worth ditching more traditional-type or DIY kinds of cleaners like it?

Short Answer: Yes, it definitely works well for certain applications and it’s something we currently use.

It’s similar to liquid-based Soft Scrub, and some may find it more convenient and effective than traditional DIY methods.

Keep reading to find out what makes it so popular, see what it looks like, how it rates, what product it works best with, and gain plenty of how-to tips and ways you can use the cleaner that aren’t always advertised or commonly mentioned.

In this post…

What is Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cleaner?

Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner is dubbed by the company as a
hard-working, no-scratch baking soda cleaner formula that cleans and polishes. It is designed as a mildly abrasive cleaning formula but can also clean well, and with fewer chemicals involved than more traditional options.

How Does Mrs Meyers Baking Soda Cleaner Work?


Mrs. Meyers Baking Soda Cream Cleaner works a lot like Soft Scrub or products like Bar Keeper’s Friend in liquid form, but it also functions more as soap-type cleaner in a way as well.

Similar to a Popular DIY Cleaning Method

One could also compare the product to DIY methods that might include mixing Dawn or regular dish soap with baking soda in order to make a concentrated paste to scrub, clean, and hopefully brighten certain discolored items (mildly), thanks to the effects of the baking soda.

Where Can You Use Mrs. Meyers Baking Soda Paste Cream Cleaner?

Where can you use Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner? Thanks to its no-scratch formulation, you can use the baking soda paste cream on a variety of surfaces.

Common Items or Places

  • Countertops
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Tubs & showers
  • Tile & grout
  • Microwave
  • Sinks & faucets
  • Toilets
  • Glass
  • Pots & pans
  • Tile

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  • cleaning-the-oven-spring-cleaning

A few “hackable” ways others have used the product:

  • Cleaning tarnished jewelry
  • Cleaning off baked-on food from dishes and surfaces (i.e., stovetop
  • Dishwasher (minimal amount; rinse well before running dishwasher)
  • Grout

Where to Find Mrs Meyers Baking Soda Cleaner

Both Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner and its counterpart, Mrs. Meyer’s Vinegar Gel, can be curiously hard to find in some brick-and-mortar stores—at least in our area.

However, some local grocery stores do seem to offer them online shopping more and more these days. So it may be worth it to check ahead of time to see if your local store carries it.

Online, however, they’re both becoming more popular and widely available at stores like Amazon and Walmart, generally as more people learn of them.

Our Experience with Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner

We’ve actually used Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cleaner alongside their Vinegar Gel cleaner for several years now. You can find the review for Mrs. Meyer’s Vinegar Gel here.

The product can be compared to something like Soft Scrub or Bar Keeper’s Friend. It’s also similar to mixing baking soda with a little bit of dish soap for a bit of DIY product cleaning. It acts somewhat like a mildly abrasive cleaner that can be used on a number of applications.

What makes Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner interesting is that you kind of get to experiment to see what it will or won’t work on, much like DIY baking soda cleaning methods, as I’m kind of learning.


In this post, we covered a review of Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner. This includes points such as things to like and dislike, our overall experience with the product, details about ingredients and product information, as well as where to use it and how.

Final Thoughts

Overall, we really like and have used Mrs. Meyers Baking Soda Cleaner along with its counterpart, Mrs. Meyer’s Vinegar Gel, for several years now, mostly as a substitute for products like Bar Keeper’s Friend and Soft Scrub. It’s also a bit like the DIY cleaning method of using Dawn 4x mixed with baking soda, which we appreciate too.

We feel many people might appreciate the effectiveness of the product and how it can be safely used for a number of applications, such as for some of the following items below:

  • Countertops
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Tubs & showers
  • Tile & grout
  • Microwave
  • Sinks
  • Toilets
  • Glass
  • Pots & pans
  • Tile

While we really like and recommend Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner, and even use it regularly in our own home, there are a few things to like and a few things to consider about the product itself.

Neat-ish Rating: 4.4 stars

Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

What to Like

  • Effective on multiple surfaces, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom, similar to Soft Scrub products or Barkeeper’s Friend
  • Helps combat things like grease, baked-on foods, soap scum, as well as polishes and cleans
  • May have a subtle whitening effect on some stains or surfaces (i.e., coffee), thanks to the baking soda
  • Multi-room functional (kitchen, bathroom, etc.)
  • Lemon verbena scent
  • Creamy, paste-like consistency that stays in place pretty well
  • Convenient and easy to use
  • No phthalates, chlorine bleach, or artificial colors
  • Cruelty-free
  • “Natural” minerals
  • Plant-derived ingredients
  • Recyclable packaging (except for pump and cap)
  • Works well alongside Mrs. Meyer’s Vinegar Gel, which reviewed here.
  • Septic-safe

Things to Consider

  • Sometimes hard to find offline despite the popularity
  • Scent is popular but may not be for everyone
  • Only one scent currently available
  • Scored a “D” on EWG for some ingredients (Environmental Working Group)**

**EWG rating may not be the official score posted by the website but rather possibly by a user. Some ingredients may also differ based on how they’re used or in what form. Anything with a fragrance, “natural” or not, will often get a lower score automatically.

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