We commonly use alcohol for removing adhesive substances or as a disinfectant. However, it has a number of other uses as well, one of them as an ingredient in a number of cosmetic products.
You needn’t panic in case you have forgotten your deodorant at home. All you need to do is apply some alcohol on your armpits. Doing this is going to eliminate the bacteria which causes the bad smell. Alcohol is found in your first aid kit. Nevertheless, don’t make this a habit since alcohol can irritate your skin.
ELIMINATES BED BUGS
It can be very troublesome to eliminate bed bugs. You can bring them with you after visiting someone whose home is not very hygienic or after vacation. Nevertheless, they can be eliminated by applying some alcohol. Take a spray bottle and spray alcohol over your mattress and pillow, and repeat this a couple of times so as to eliminate them completely.
In case you or someone close is troubled with lice, alcohol can help. Fill a spray bottle with alcohol, and add a few drops of lavender essential oil. You need to focus on your hair and scalp when spraying. Then, remove the dead lice by combing your hair.
REMOVES NAIL POLISH
There are a number of harsh chemicals in the usual nail polish removers and they can cause damage to your nails. Rubbing alcohol is the ideal r… Read the rest
Let’s be honest, we are never thrilled to have to clean the kitchen, but apparently, it is the ‘germiest room in the home’, so it should be our priority to have it sparkling at all times!
According to Cleaning Experts:
“The kitchen is a central room in anyone’s house and is often the most used. It can however, be the most dangerous as the surfaces, utensils, and cloths contained in the kitchen can harbor many serious, sometimes lethal germs that can have a very negative effect on health. “
To understand the potential risks of an unhealthy kitchen, read on:
— “Many food items have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. This type of bacteria can not only be found in meats and animal carcasses and passed to humans through the meat not being cooked thoroughly but from contact with contaminated hands, surfaces, utensils and even from places such as door handles and buttons if they have been touched by a contaminated hand.
— Listeria is another type of bacteria that is carried in animals. It can be brought into the domestic environment by purchasing foods that are contaminated. The bacteria can then be passed between people and objects by cross-contamination.
— E-coli is yet another germ that can be found in food products. Though rare, this can also be fatal in some people. Again it is spread through con… Read the rest