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Amazing Uses For Everyday Items

posted in Various
06/06/2015
  • Use a can opener to open sealed plastic packaging.
    Use a can opener to open sealed plastic packaging.
  • Use a toilet seat cover to blot the oil from a greasy face
    Use a toilet seat cover to blot the oil from a greasy face
  • Use pretty wine corks to make planters for tiny succulents. Put magnets on them and hang them on your fridge
    Use pretty wine corks to make planters for tiny succulents. Put magnets on them and hang them on your fridge
  • Amplify the volume of your iPhone or iPod by placing it in a bowl.
    Amplify the volume of your iPhone or iPod by placing it in a bowl.
  • Use paper hole reinforcements to give yourself a half-moon manicure.
    Use paper hole reinforcements to give yourself a half-moon manicure.
  • Use a banana to fix a DVD
    Use a banana to fix a DVD
  • Use Jello as a lipstain.
Directions: 
Pour the powder mix into a bowl and moisten a Q-Tip with water. Then, being very careful not to use your fingers since the red stains stay put, dip the Q-Tip into the powder and apply it directly to your lips.
    Use Jello as a lipstain.
    Directions:
    Pour the powder mix into a bowl and moisten a Q-Tip with water. Then, being very careful not to use your fingers since the red stains stay put, dip the Q-Tip into the powder and apply it directly to your lips.
  • Use diluted fabric softener as a leave-in hair conditioner. Make sure to dilute it!
    Use diluted fabric softener as a leave-in hair conditioner. Make sure to dilute it!
  • Use a lint roller to clean out the debris in your handbag.
I am the queen cookie crumbs and bag lint!
    Use a lint roller to clean out the debris in your handbag.
    I am the queen cookie crumbs and bag lint!
  • Use marshmallows to help with your sore throat. They are also great for mani-pedie!
    Use marshmallows to help with your sore throat. They are also great for mani-pedie!
  • Use a rubber band for the perfect French tip!
    Use a rubber band for the perfect French tip!
  • Use a spoon to open a sealed-tight jar.
    Use a spoon to open a sealed-tight jar.
  • Use a sock to create a big perfect hair bun.
    Use a sock to create a big perfect hair bun.
  • Use aspirin to turn hair made green by chlorine back to its natural color.
Dissolve six to eight aspirin pills in a glass of warm water, coat hair with the solution, let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse.
    Use aspirin to turn hair made green by chlorine back to its natural color.
    Dissolve six to eight aspirin pills in a glass of warm water, coat hair with the solution, let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse.
  • Use fabric softener and vinegar in a spray bottle to release wrinkles from clothing.
    Use fabric softener and vinegar in a spray bottle to release wrinkles from clothing.
  • Use mayonnaise to erase water stains from wooden furniture.
    Use mayonnaise to erase water stains from wooden furniture.
  • Apply VapoRub on things you don't want chewed up or peed on by your cat or dog — they're turned off by the taste and smell.

It also supposedly cures toenail fungus.
    Apply VapoRub on things you don't want chewed up or peed on by your cat or dog — they're turned off by the taste and smell.

    It also supposedly cures toenail fungus.
  • Use hand sanitizer to dissolve ink stains.
    Use hand sanitizer to dissolve ink stains.
  • Use Alka-Seltzer to clean your toilet.
Drop a couple tablets in, wait 20 minutes. The citric acid will dissolve the grime.
    Use Alka-Seltzer to clean your toilet.
    Drop a couple tablets in, wait 20 minutes. The citric acid will dissolve the grime.
  • Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to make cut flowers last longer.
    Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to make cut flowers last longer.
  • Use raw spaghetti strands to light hard-to-reach candle wicks.
    Use raw spaghetti strands to light hard-to-reach candle wicks.
  • Use Earl Grey teabags to get rid of a sunburn.
Cold teabags are also great for under your eyes!
    Use Earl Grey teabags to get rid of a sunburn.
    Cold teabags are also great for under your eyes!
  • Pack your shoes in a shower cap to keep the soles from touching your clothes.
    Pack your shoes in a shower cap to keep the soles from touching your clothes.
  • Use (unscented) dental floss to cut soft cheeses and cakes.
    Use (unscented) dental floss to cut soft cheeses and cakes.
  • Use mustard to suck the pain out of a burn.
But also, don't put your hand on a boiling kettle.
    Use mustard to suck the pain out of a burn.
    But also, don't put your hand on a boiling kettle.
  • Rub the cut edge of cheese with some butter to keep it from getting moldy.
    Rub the cut edge of cheese with some butter to keep it from getting moldy.
  • Use Scotch tape or nail polish to relieve an insect bite.
Blocking oxygen from getting into the bite will stop the itching.
    Use Scotch tape or nail polish to relieve an insect bite.
    Blocking oxygen from getting into the bite will stop the itching.
  • Use a blow-dryer on a mirror to clear the steam after a hot shower.
    Use a blow-dryer on a mirror to clear the steam after a hot shower.
  • Throw baking soda on a burgeoning grease fire.
It works much like a powder fire extinguisher. But don't use water, baking powder or flour, as it's likely to make the fire even bigger.
    Throw baking soda on a burgeoning grease fire.
    It works much like a powder fire extinguisher. But don't use water, baking powder or flour, as it's likely to make the fire even bigger.

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