These handy little tips revolve around things you probably own already. I know this is a topic usually reserved for moms on Pinterest, but seriously — who has time to properly iron a shirt or clean a toilet?
Use diluted fabric softener as a leave-in hair conditioner.
Use a can opener to open sealed plastic packaging.
Add saline solution to refresh dried-out mascara.
Use a toilet seat cover to blot the oil from a greasy face.
Use pretty wine corks to make planters for tiny succulents.
Amplify the volume of your iPhone or iPod by placing it in a bowl.
Use paper hole reinforcements to give yourself a half-moon manicure.
Use a banana to fix a DVD.
Use a lint roller to clean out the debris in your handbag.
Use nonstick spray on the inside of your votive holders.
Eat marshmallows to soothe a sore throat.
Use newspaper as an odor absorber.
Use aspirin to turn hair made green by chlorine back to its natural color.
Use a spoon to open a sealed-tight jar.
Use a rubber band for perfect French tips.
Hang a picture using a pop tab.
Use VapoRub to train your pets. Apply VapoRub on things you don't want chewed up or peed on by your cat or dog — they're turned off by the taste and smell.It also supposedly cures toenail fungus.
Use mayonnaise to erase water stains from wooden furniture.
Use fabric softener and vinegar in a spray bottle to release wrinkles from clothing.
Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to make cut flowers last longer.
Use Alka-Seltzer to clean your toilet.
Use hand sanitizer to dissolve ink stains.
Use (unscented) dental floss to cut soft cheeses and cakes.
Pack your shoes in a shower cap to keep the soles from touching your clothes.
Use raw spaghetti strands to light hard-to-reach candle wicks.
Use Earl Grey teabags to get rid of a sunburn.
Use mustard to suck the pain out of a burn.
Rub the cut edge of cheese with some butter to keep it from getting moldy.
Use Scotch tape or nail polish to relieve an insect bite.