Tip Of The Day: Epsom Salt

  • Exfoliate by massaging handfuls of epsom salt over wet skin starting with your feet and working up.
  • Remove excess oil from hair by adding 9 tbsp of epsom salt to a half cup of oily hair shampoo. Apply one tablespoon of the liquid to hair when hair is dry; rinse with cold water.  Pour lemon juice or organic apple cider vinegar through the hair, leave on for 5 – 10 minutes, and rinse.
  • Remove a splinter by soaking in epsom salt.
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Tip Of The Day: Dryer Sheets

  • Repel mosquitoes by hanging a sheet when outdoors.
  • Freshen the air by placing a sheet in a drawer, in the closet, the locker, or under the seat of your car.
  • Eliminate static electricity from the television or computer screen.
  • Dissolve soap scum from shower doors and tile walls by cleaning with a sheet.
  • Repel bees and bugs by tucking some in your picnic basket or under lawn furniture.  Rub a sheet on your bare skin.
  • Combat static on clothes, stockings, and hair by patting with a sheet.
  • Soak cookware with burnt or baked on food in warm water and a dryer sheet or two to make clean up easier.
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Tip Of The Day

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To fight mildew in the bathroom, soak a few cotton balls in bleach and place them in hard to reach places.  Leave them for a few hours and rinse with warm water.

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