Virtually every woman has a tube of lip balm in her purse. But this is not only a useful remedy for cracked and dry lips. Here are some unexpected and useful ways to apply lip balm, which you did not know about. In most cases it is recommended to use a simple colorless balm.
Unusual ways of using lip balm
1.Relax the irritated nose
Constant wiping and blowing out the nose for colds or allergies often leads to dryness and irritation of the skin around the nose. To alleviate irritation, try an unusual way of rubbing lip balm in this area.
2. Cream for the cuticle
If you notice cracked cuticles in your hands that can lead to burrs, apply a little lip balm to these areas.
3. Prevention of blisters
Blisters from shoes are the result of friction between the shoes and the skin. To reduce friction and avoid the appearance of painful blisters, you can try this unusual method and apply a layer of lip balm to the affected areas.
4. Protection when dyeing hair
Another unusual way of using lip balm is used when dyeing hair. To prevent hair dye from getting on the skin, apply a layer of lip balm around the hair growth line.
5. Eye Contour Cream
If you wake up with bags under the eyes, lip balm can easily replace your eye cream.
The use of lip balm in the home
6. Open the zippered zipper
To open zaevshuyu zipper, this unusual way of using lip balm will help. Apply a small amount to the zippers of the zipper where it is stuck. This will lubricate parts of the zipper and help unzip.
7. Firmly tie shoelaces
If the laces are constantly untied during the day, your salvage can be lip balm. Just rub your fingers with a little lip balm into the knot to create friction and hold the knot.
8. Brush shoes
If your shoes become dull, but you do not have a shoe polish on hand, use a lip balm and polish them with a dry cloth.
9. Lubricate the mechanisms
Apply lip balm on the slats of lockers and windows. This unusual way will make it easier to open and close.
10. Protect your pet’s feet
on ice Snow, ice and salt can irritate the paws of pets in the winter. Cover the foot pads with a transparent lip balm before going outside. The balm will protect sensitive feet.
11. Drive a nail without splitting the wood
When you drive a nail into a wooden surface, often this can lead to its splitting. Apply a transparent lip balm before you start working, which will help to drive the nail much easier.
12. Make a candle with your own hands
Open the lip balm and insert a match into it. The match will serve as a wick, soaking up the wax balm for lips and supporting the fire. Although such a candle will not burn for long, it can be useful for a temporary solution.
How to make a lip balm with your own hands:
You will need:
- 2 tablespoons of beeswax;
- 4 tablespoons of coconut oil;
- ½ teaspoon of vitamin E;
- Essential oils to choose from.
Melt beeswax and coconut oil in a water bath. When both ingredients are melted, remove them from the heat and add vitamin E. Add a few drops of any essential oil to taste. Pour the mixture over the containers (you can use the remaining tubes from the lipsticks or the lens container).
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