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Author: Sara Noel

Remove Nail Polish Stains

Use Off bug spray (aerosol) to remove nail polish stains. Place a cloth underneath the stain to blot anything that might bleed through. Spray the bug spray onto the stained area until it’s saturated. Then rub with a cloth or toothbrush. Repeat as the stain lifts and then launder as usual. If there’s still a bit of stain remaining, don’t place the jeans in the dryer. Try spraying hairspray onto the stained area and launder as usual again. Try pure acetone, too. I suggest purposely staining a piece of cotton fabric and testing stain removing methods before attempting the...

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Homemade Multi-Purpose Cleaner

There are a lot of homemade cleaners to help you clean your home. Here’s one that contains Borax. Multi-Purpose Cleaner 3 cups warm water 1 Tablespoon Baking soda 1 Tablespoon Borax 1 teaspoon glycerine 20 drops of essential oil Combine in spray...

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Remove Lipstick Stains

First try shaving cream, vodka or hair spray. Blot stains (a white washcloth works well, so you can see how much of the stain is lifting) and launder as usual. If those products don’t work well enough, try blotting with glycerin, rubbing alcohol, club soda or denatured alcohol and then apply Dawn dish liquid and launder as usual. Lastly, try Carbona stain remover products. Carbona can be purchased online at...

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Remove Tarnish from Copper Bottom Pans

Copper bottom pan cleaner: An outstanding tarnish cleaner for copper is ketchup. There is no scrubbing involved. Simply rub it on with a paper towel. Wait five minutes. Them wipe clean with a sponge. Then wash as usual with dish soap and water. It comes out perfectly...

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Homemade Makeup Remover

Make your own facial wipes/makeup remover pads. Use about 1-2 Tablespoons baby shampoo or baby wash, 1-2 Tablespoons baby oil or coconut oil and 2 cups of water. Combine in a mason jar (or any container that seals). Add makeup remover cotton rounds to the jar. Shake gently to disperse liquid and to moisten the cotton...

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