Helpful Hints

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      Hi All,

      Just got this from a friend. Some of the hints are old and some are new (to


      * Budweiser beer conditions the hair
      * Pam cooking spray will dry finger nail polish
      * Cool whip will condition your hair in 15 min
      * Mayonnaise will KILL LICE , it will also condition your hair
      * 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, kill 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 – Jello!!
      * Athletes feet – cornstarch
      * Fungus on toenails or fingernails – Vicks vapor rub
      * Kool aid to clean dishwasher pipes. Just put in the detergent section
      and run a cycle, it will also clean a toilet. Will also clean stove
      * 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 coffee
      filter paper
      * Sticking bicycle chain – Pam no-stick cooking spray
      * Pam will also remove paint, and grease from your hands!
      * Peanut butter will remove ink from the face of dolls
      * When the doll clothes are hard to put on, sprinkle with corn starch 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 a 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 1/2 cup
      of milk of magnesia, soak for 20 min. and let dry, will last for years!
      * A Slinky will hold toast and CD’s!
      * To keep goggles and glasses from fogging, coat with Colgate toothpaste
      * Stay-Free Maxi Pads- clean window, floors, just stick to the palm of your
      hands and work! Can also be used as a knee pad.
      * Pampers as an absorbent! Remove stains from the carpet with club soda,
      and a pamper to absorb.
      * 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
      * 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!
      * Sweat Stains – Efferdent, or vinegar
      * Fleas in your carpet? 20 Mule Team Borax- sprinkle and let stand for 24
      * 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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