Five Intelligent Ways to Use 'Baby Powder'
Baby powder can be used for a number of amount things but do you know other smart ways asides the regular that you can use it?
- Give sand the brush-off
How many times have you had a family member return from a day at the beach only to discover that a good portion of the beach has been brought back into your living room?
- You can reduce the mess to the barest minimum by sprinkling some baby powder over sweaty, sand-covered kids (and adults) before they enter the house. In addition to soaking up excess moisture, the powder makes sand incredibly easy to brush off.
- Cool sheets in summer
Are those sticky, hot bed sheets giving you a hard time during the hot season? Cool things down by sprinkling a bit of baby powder between your sheets before hopping into the sack on warm nights.'
- Dry-shampoo your pet
Vigorously rub a handful or two of baby powder into your pet’s fur. Let it settle in for a couple of minutes, and follow up with a thorough brushing. Your dog will not only look great but also smell great. You can even occasionally “dry shampoo” your own, or someone else’s, hair by following the same technique.
- Absorb grease stains on clothing
Frying foods can be a problematic thing if you don’t know how to handle it. It can burn your skin and also create problems for your clothes. If you get a grease splatter on your clothing, try dabbing the stain with some baby powder on a powder puff. Make sure you rub it in well, and then brush off any excess powder. Repeat until the mark is gone.
- Clean your playing cards
If you enjoy playing card games and you have a stack at home, a simple way to keep your playing cards from sticking together and getting grimy is to loosely place the cards in a plastic bag along with a bit of baby powder. Seal the bag and give it a few good shakes. When you remove your cards, they should feel fresh and smooth to the touch.