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How to Treat Your Shaving Cuts

30 Jan


Did you cut yourself shaving? No need to apply a bandage.
Grab some chapstick or deodorant and rub it all over the wound, and it will stop bleeding and heal up nicely.

  • Antiperspirant deodorant acts as an astringent.
  • Lip balm will stop the bleeding and seal the wound, thanks to its waxy texture.

Exfoliate Your Lips with a Toothbrush

3 Jan

Chapped lips? Lip balm will moisturise them, but you also need to get rid of the dead skin. Using a toothbrush on your lips can remove it.

How to: Apply a bit of lip balm or Vaseline to your toothbrush and brush your lips. Use a separate brush for your lips or clean it thoroughly before you use it for regular tooth brushing.

Clean green hair from chlorine

5 Sep

If your hair turns green from the chlorine in the pool, dissolve eight aspirin pills in a glass of warm water, coat hair with the solution, let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse. The green will be gone.

Make your fragrance last longer

15 Aug

Here we share of you a pair of tricks to make your fragrance last longer:

  1. WHEN
    Don’t apply your fragrance straight before going out, as it shortens the fragrance ‘workability’ up to three times. Ideally the fragrance should be applied after the shower or when you start dressing (that is for 30-40 minutes before going out). And what’s more important here is that you should apply fragrance not to your clothes, but to skin!
  2. WHERE
    On the “pulse points”, which are locations on the body where the blood vessels are closest to the skin. These spots emanate heat, which can help fragrance to emanate from your skin into the air. (It’s the same principle used by essential oil diffusers). Apply your perfume to these points – namely, the inner wrists, the base of the throat, behind ear lobes, in the cleavage, behind knees, and the inner elbows. As you wear your perfume throughout the day, it will react with your body heat and continue to emit scent.

Some extra “special” recommendations:

  • For a special occasion, apply perfume on the back of your neck. The heat rising up your body and the movement of your hair will diffuse the scent. Also, the oil in your hair is a fabulous fragrance keeper, so you could spray some in your hair too. Just don’t do it every day because the alcohol will dry out your hair.
  • Another, especially welcome tip for romantic rendez-vous is spraying your belly-button (make sure it’s free of lint too!) or under the breasts (or the equivalent spot for men): The belly is warm, the scent rises uniformely and you’re guaranteed a restrained sillage that gets more intimate & intriguing as clothes get off….

Baby powder as a dry-shampoo

25 Apr

In between their monthly washes, keep your cat or dog’s fur clean and soft by sprinkling some baby powder onto their brush before their daily groom.

Baby powder has a deodorising effect, de-greases and talc-free powder is safe to use on them. You can also refresh your own hair when time just won’t allow for a shampoo and blow-dry… it is usual to use it in a daily basis on India and other asian countries.

Cheaper than shaving cream alternative

4 Apr

Use your hair conditioner to shave your legs. It’s cheaper than shaving cream and leaves your legs really smooth. It’s also a great way to use up the conditioner you bought but didn’t like when you tried it in your hair.

Prevent body odor

1 Mar

Prevent body odor with this natural option… although maybe not that practical:P

Instant Sand Removal

16 Feb

Wet sand can be a sticky situation.
A little baby power on a towel removes moisture from the skin and allows sand wipe bride off:

How to get pen marks off your hands

2 Feb

Using your hands as a reminder for the important things, but then looking a mess on the next day?
Easily clean your pen marks off your hands scrubbing them with a just used teabag.

How to give yourself a perfect manicure on the go

19 Jan

How to paint your nails while on the go walking? You can do it easily by holding a tennis ball:

Tennis ball gives you the correct and relaxed position to your fingers, helping avoid the shakes of the walk.