Many swear that baby oil is the
solution for various problems. It's amazingly soft on your skin and is perfect
for even the most sensitive of issues - and not just on your body. Here are 14
uses for baby oil that you won't find written on any bottle.
01. Cracked heels..
Rub your dry or cracked feet at
bedtime with some baby oil and pull a pair of socks on. The next morning your
feet will be like new.
02. Removing paint from your skin..
If you get some paint on your skin
that has dried to a solid, it's often hard to remove it. Use some baby oil and
it'll come off without even scrubbing! It even works with normal oil, like for
a bicycle chain.
03. Getting rid of earwax..
Just a couple drops with a pipette
and let them work for a few seconds. Then wash out in the shower with some warm
04. During and after shaving..
Get smooth legs and get rid of those
bothersome hairs by using baby oil instead of shaving cream! Even when shaving,
the skin is moisturised and if you put some oil on the razor it protects and soothes
05. Remove stubborn bandaids..
When a band-aid sticks too well, it
can be very painful to remove it. Baby oil can be a real blessing for this.
Stir some together with some baking powder and apply on the adhesive parts of
the band-aid. Let it work for a moment and then peel off. This trick also works
with adhesive tattoos and all kinds of stickers.
06. Get that ring off..
When your fingers swell, rings that
just fit can become impossible to remove. That's where the baby oil can do its
magic. Rub some on the finger and it'll slip right off.
07. Oil the paper shredder..
So that the shredder runs like
clockwork, run a piece of paper soaked in baby oil through the machine and
it'll work as good as new.
08. Before the manicure..
Before putting on nail polish, rub
your cuticles with some baby oil. It'll protect the sensitive skin from the
polish and moisturize it too.
09. Remove eye makeup..
Put some baby oil on a cotton pad and
rub it over your eyes. The residue will disappear immediately from your skin!
10. Oil door hinges..
You don't need expensive special
lubricant to oil your door hinges! A drop of baby oil does it on its own. No
11. Clean makeup brushes..
Clean the brush with water and soap.
Then rub in a few drops of baby oil so that the brush hairs remain soft.
12. Improve your body wash..
Just pour some baby oil into your
body wash and shake. Now your skin will be wonderfully soft after every shower!
13. Untangle chains and necklaces..
To unravel knotted chains, simply
place a drop of baby oil on the stubborn piece and they'll come apart much more
14. Bring back that classic wooden
Take a rag and apply some baby oil on
an old wooden table or dresser and rub in. The piece will shine immediately and
of its wonderful color back.
It's so great to see how many
applications even the most "normal" of things have. If you had no
idea that baby oil could do so much, then share these uses with everyone you