Archive for October, 2010

Removing sticking plasters without fuss

To remove a plaster from sensitive skin, rub baby oil over the area until it is quite moist.  Then the plaster will peel off without pain

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Oily hair

To remove excess oiliness from your hair, rinse your hair with white vinegar or lemon juice.  Massage the scalp gently but firmly then rinse again.

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Growing potatoes in old tyres

Potatoes need depth as the edible tubers grow under the soil on long stems. The longer the stem the more potatoes you can harvest. Growing in tyres is ideal

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Insect bites – stop that itch

To ease the itchiness and pain of insect bites, dissolve  1 teaspoon baking soda in 2 teaspoons water or white vinegar and dab on the affected area with a tissue or cotton wool.  Repeat hourly or as necessary.

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