Some Helpful Hints

Some Helpful Hints

  • Budweiser beer conditions the hair.

  • Pam cooking spray will dry finger nail polish.

  • Cool Whip will condition your hair in 15 minutes.

  • Mayonnaise will kill lice. It will also condition your hair.

  • Elmer’s Glue - paint it on your face, allow to dry, peel off and
    see the dead skin and blackheads it removed.

  • Shiny Hair - use brewed Lipton Tea.

  • Sunburn - empty a large jar of Nestea into your
    bath water.

  • Minor burn - Colgate or Crest toothpaste.

  • Burn your tongue? Put sugar on it!

  • Arthritis? WD-40 Spray and rub in; kills insect stings too.

  • Bee stings - meat tenderizer.

  • Chigger bite - Preparation H.

  • Puffy eyes - Preparation H.

  • Paper cut - crazy glue or chap stick (glue is used instead of
    sutures at most hospitals)

  • Stinky feet - Jell-O!!

  • Athletes feet - cornstarch.

  • Fungus on toenails or fingernails - Vicks Vaporub.

  • Kool-Aid to clean dishwasher pipes. Just put in the detergent
    section and run a cycle. It will also clean a toilet.

  • Kool-Aid can be used as a dye in paint also.

  • Kool-Aid in Dannon plain yogurt as a finger paint. Your kids
    will love it and it won’t hurt them if they eat it!

  • Peanut butter - will get scratches out of CD’s! Wipe off with a
    paper coffee filter.

  • Sticking bicycle chain - Pam no-stick cooking spray.

  • Pam will also remove paint and grease from your hands! Keep a can
    in your garage for your hubby.

  • Peanut butter will remove ink from the face of dolls.

  • When the doll clothes are hard to put on, sprinkle the doll
    with cornstarch and watch them slide on.

  • Heavy dandruff - pour on the vinegar!

  • Body paint - Crisco mixed with food coloring. Heat the Crisco in
    the microwave, pour into an empty film container and mix with the
    food color of your choice!

*Tie Dye T-shirt - mix a solution of Kool-Aid in a container, tie
a rubber band around a section of the T-shirt and soak.

  • Preserving a newspaper clipping - large bottle of club soda and
    cup of milk of magnesia, soak for 20 minutes and let dry, Will last
    for many years.

  • A Slinky will hold toast and CD’s!

  • To keep goggles and glasses from fogging, coat with Colgate

  • Wine stains - pour on the Morton salt and watch it absorb into
    the salt.

  • To remove wax - take a paper towel and iron it over the wax stain.
    It will absorb into the towel.

  • Remove labels off glassware, etc. - rub with peanut butter!

  • Baked on food - fill container with water, get a Bounce paper
    softener and the static from the Bounce towel will cause the baked
    on food to adhere to it. Soak overnight. Also; you can use
    2 Efferdent tablets, soak overnight!

  • Crayon on the wall - Colgate toothpaste and brush it!

  • Dirty grout - Listerine.

  • Stains on clothes - Colgate.

  • Grass stains - Karo Syrup.

  • Grease Stains - Coca Cola, it will also remove grease stains from
    the driveway overnight. We know it will take corrosion from
    batteries! (And we DRINK this stuff???)

  • Fleas in your carpet? 20 Mule Team Borax - sprinkle and let stand
    for 24 hours. Maybe this will work if you get them back again.

  • To keep fresh flowers longer, add a little Clorox or 2 Bayer
    aspirin or just use 7-Up instead of water.

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