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good idea and a yummy remedie!



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Sweet Cure for Canker Sores
Do you ever get an annoying, slightly painful bump on the inside of your cheek, your gums or on your tongue (yuk!) that seems to linger for days or even weeks? That bump is a canker sore, and you probably have the cure for it sitting in your pantry right now. This is what you do: Several times throughout the day, keep a glob (about one-half teaspoon) of blackstrap molasses in your mouth on the canker sore for at least 15 minutes. Then spit it out and rinse your mouth out thoroughly, because the sugar content in molasses can promote tooth decay. Molasses contains multiple nutrients that help fast, natural healing.

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9/21/13 9:11 P

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Homemade Nourishing Night Cream
Did you purchase a store-brand night moisturizer that saved you cash but, well, is just slightly ho hum? According to legendary cosmetics expert Adrien Arpel, you can transform a skimpy night cream into an enriched vitamin skin treat by adding one-eighth teaspoon of liquid vitamin C and the contents of a 100-IU vitamin E capsule to four ounces of the lotion base. Blend well. Your skin will look and feel more nourished than with plain generic night cream.

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9/7/13 8:43 P

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Homemade Lip Balm
Sun and wind can do a number on your lips. Here's a sweet all-natural remedy to smooth out the rough spots: Mash two fresh strawberries with one-half teaspoon of honey. (If you have lips like Angelina Jolie, you might want to double the recipe.) Spread the goo on your lips, and wait five minutes for the strawberries' fruit acids and the honey's healing enzymes to do their thing. Then wet a washcloth with warm water and gently clean off your lips.

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9/6/13 10:17 A

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WOW!!! Oatmeal!! Who would have guessed? Thank you so much! I really appreciate all the tips and helpful items you post. Have a great day.
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9/5/13 11:38 P

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Heartburn Cure in Your Pantry
Heartburn: Certain foods that don't agree with you cause stomach acid to back up, resulting in a sharp sensation in your chest, as if your heart is literally burning. If you have a bout of heartburn and you've run out of antacids or prefer a safe, natural route to feeling better, here's what to do. Take a teaspoon or two of uncooked oat flakes, and chew thoroughly before swallowing. Oatmeal absorbs the stomach acid that can cause the burning pain.

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9/4/13 4:58 P

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Poison Ivy Cure
You saw some poison ivy growing here and there not too far from you, and you thought you'd be OK, but there it is...an itchy rash around your ankles or on your arms after you come in from the yard. Here's what to do: Use a mixture made from equal parts of white vinegar and rubbing alcohol. Dab on the solution each time the itching starts. It should relieve the itching and, at the same time, help dry up the rash. www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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Tips For Pampering Your Tired Feet

Show your feet some extra love and attention with these expert tips and homemade beauty treatments for pampering your feet.

If your feet are dry and cracked from the weather, or just tired from a long day at work, give your feet a spa-like treatment at home by using these great tips!

Everyone loves to soak their feet, and a great feet treat is to fill a pan or bucket with warm water and place 1/2 cup of epsom salts in until dissolved. You can also float
rose petals or add crushed lavender to the water. A few drops of peppermint oil is also a nice addition for increased circulation.

Soak your pups in the water mixture and you'll feel the tension begin to dissolve immediately. This would also be a good time to experiment with a blended honey and
strawberry mask for the face. Grab a good book or magazine and you're off to the start of a great date!

Foot Massage
Let your feet soak for 10 to 20 minutes and towel dry.
Apply a good moisturizing lotion (preferably with peppermint) and massage the feet (or better yet have someone else do it for you) to increase circulation -- or apply a honey, rosemary and peppermint treat for feet!

Just blend approx 1/4 to 1/2 cup of honey, a sprig of fresh rosemary and a few drops of peppermint oil and apply to damp feet. Allow to absorb before applying slippers or clean socks (or better yet, crawl into bed or elevate your feet and legs while you finish that book or magazine article).

If you have hard, dry feet, exfoliation is also key to softening the soles. Pumice stones are good as are rich granual exfoliants. One I like is Honey, raw sugar and grapeseed oil.

Blend approx 1/4 cup honey with 1/4 cup raw or natural sugar and 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil. Apply to clean feet and massage in generously, paying special attention
to the heels and callouses. Wrap them in a warm moist towel and elevate feet for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and apply moisturizer and clean cotton socks. In the morning, your feet will thank you.

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30-Second Hiccup Remedy
Don't you hate it when you get the hiccups at the worst times? Like on a first date...at a funeral...or during that riveting movie scene when the theater is completely still except for your respiratory paroxysms? Here's what to do to fix those impossible blurts of air: Pretend your finger is a mustache. Place it under your nose, and press in hard for 30 seconds. In many cases, your hiccups will disappear before you finish counting. www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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I cut my own hair today did a great job

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I've developed some skin eczema and in the hunt for products that calm it down have discovered Aveena's calming foam cleanser. It's just great.

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6/6/13 11:39 P

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Milk Bath for Sunburn

The first few sun exposures of the year can be real stingers. When you’ve gotten a little more sun than you’ve "basked" for, fill a quart jar with equal parts of milk and ice and two tablespoons of salt. Soak a washcloth in the cold mixture (don't wring it out), and place it on the sunburned area. Leave it on for about 15 minutes. Repeat the procedure three to four times throughout the day. This cooling compress soothes the skin and lightens the redness.

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5/14/13 9:33 P

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Easy Ring Removal When Your Fingers Swell

When your finger is a little swollen (from the warm weather, stress, water retention, whatever) and you can’t take off a ring, put your hand in ice-cold water (a bowl filled with cool tap water and a few ice cubes works best). The cold water will cause your finger to contract (it should take less than a minute) and the stuck ring will come off easily.

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emoticon emoticon I just read all the post and all such good idea's thank you so much. Faith

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5/9/13 11:01 P

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Vinegar-and-Honey Headache Cure
When you get a headache and the aspirin bottle is empty—or you'd like to try a nondrug approach—here's a quick fix from your kitchen cabinet. Mix two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and two teaspoons of honey in a glass of room-temperature water (about six ounces). Drink it slowly, and the pain should dissipate within a half-hour. www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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Banana Heals Cuts and Scrapes

After cleaning your minor wound, put the inside of a piece of banana peel directly on it and secure in place with medical adhesive tape. Change the peel every three to four hours. A banana skin on your arm might look funny, but we've seen remarkable and rapid results. This gives you another good reason to pack bananas when you go camping (along with the eating part, of course). www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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4/22/13 11:46 P

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The Complete At-Home Spa Guide By Erica Metzger
Book your bathroom for an afternoon of skin, hair, and nail pampering. We've got everything you need except the "Do Not Disturb" sign. www.lhj.com/style/beauty/advice/the-
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How to Remove Something from Your Eye

When something small and abrasive gets in your eye—such as a piece of sand or dirt whipped up by the wind—the last thing you want to do is rub it against your fragile cornea. Instead, go to the kitchen and mince an onion…and let your natural tears wash away that intrusive speck.

If your onion tears alone do not flush out that thing in your eye, grab a facial tissue. With one hand, pull your lashes so that the upper lid is away from your eye. With the other hand holding the tissue, blow your nose three times. The pressure should make that foreign object fly away. www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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How to Make a Bruise Go Away Faster

Tomorrow's forecast calls for a beautiful spring day—perfect to go sleeveless—but you have that unsightly arm bruise! What to do: Spread a thin layer of blackstrap molasses on a piece of brown paper (grocery bag) and apply the molasses side to the bruise. Then bind it in place with medical tape and leave it there for a few hours. Your skin color should go from black and blue to looking much more normal—maybe even free and clear! www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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Vinegar Pimple Prevention
To prevent acne, moisten a cotton ball with some unfiltered apple cider vinegar (available at health-food stores) and dab it on. Do this after a shower or washing your face with mild soap or another gentle cleanser. Be careful not to get any of the vinegar in your eyes!

Excessive cleansing can destroy your skin's acid mantle—the oily layer on the skin's surface that protects the skin from bacteria and other environmental impurities. Vinegar helps restore the skin's natural pH balance, while it acts as an astringent to help tighten your skin's connective tissues. In just a few days, your complexion should look healthier. www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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Hairbrush Trick to Ease Indigestion
If you've overdone it at the buffet table, here's a trick to ease the discomfort: Take a wire hairbrush or a metal comb, and start brushing or combing the backs of your hands. Brush gently but firmly enough to feel some tingly pressure (though not so hard as to injure your skin, of course). After three or four minutes, you should notice relief from that sluggish feeling you get after eating a big, heavy meal.

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Licorice Cure for Allergies
Achoo! Are you dreading allergy season? Licorice root (the herb, not the candy) can help build up an immunity to allergens. Add three ounces of cut licorice root (available at health-food stores) to one quart of water. Boil it for 10 minutes in an enamel or glass pot, then strain into a bottle.

To use: Take one tablespoon before each meal, every other day, until you've taken the licorice root water for six days. A good time to start this regimen is just as the tree buds are becoming leaves and you know the pollen is on its way.

Caution: Do not take licorice root if you have high blood pressure or kidney problems. Talk to your doctor if this is a concern for you. www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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Brighten Your Mane
Take a cue from your breakfast or favorite burrito topping because plain yogurt or sour cream can bring some shine back to your locks. Massage 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt into damp hair and let sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by cool water, then shampoo hair as you normally would.

Buff Your Bod
This scrub smells like a pocketful of sunshine! Mix together 1/4 cup coarse sea salt and 1/4 cup turbinado or demerara sugar. Mix in 1 tablespoon of honey and 3 tablespoons of organic extra-virgin olive oil. To make it scrumptiously scented, shake in a few drops of your favorite essential oil like sweet orange or lemon! Stir together until the mixture looks like wet sand.

Moisturize
We’ve always been cuckoo for coconut oil! Place 1-2 cups solid coconut oil into a mixing bowl. Mix on high speed with a wire whisk for 6-7 minutes until whipped into a light, airy consistency. Spoon the whipped coconut oil body butter into a glass jar and cover tightly. Store in the refrigerator.

Brighten Your Face
We love this simple and easy way to brighten up your mug. Take juice from 1/2 of a lemon, 2 tablespoons of table salt, and add sugar until thick but not dry. Apply to damp face and let sit 2-3 minutes, then scrub gently using circular motions. Rinse well with warm water.

Hydrate Your Skin
This mixture is so easy and you can scoop up the rest with a tortilla chip! Mash half a ripe avocado, then add 1/2 cup plain yogurt and 1/4 cup honey. Dab on lightly with a sea sponge.

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The Most Fun You Can Have with Your Feet

Our feet and ankles endure a lot of stress and strain, so here’ s a fun exercise to build them up. Get a dozen marbles and a plastic cup. Put them all on the floor. Sit down in a chair that lets you move around, and then pick up each marble with the toes of your right foot—one by one, drop them in the cup.

Then dump the marbles and do the same with the toes of your left foot. You may want to add to the fun by timing yourself and trying to set speed records. Whatever you do, try not to “lose your marbles.” www.householdmagicdailytips.com/inde
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Here's an interesting way to give your hair waves...a little soda - - something clear like ginger ale -- can give your hair waves! How? The sugar in the drink gives your hair a texture
that helps form waves as you scrunch! Pour a little ginger ale into a spray bottle, mist over damp hair and scrunch while you blow-dry!

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The Listerine Cure for Warts

Are you tired of walking on painful plantar warts? Here’s something to try: Every night, soak your foot in a basin of hot water for five minutes. Then soak a cotton ball with Listerine mouthwash (the brown stuff), apply it directly to the plantar warts (it shouldn’t sting) and tape it in place. (Listerine? Who discovered this? Maybe it was someone who put his foot in his mouth.) Keep the mouthwash-soaked cotton ball on your foot overnight. After one or two weeks, the warts should be gone, leaving your foot smooth and wart-free!

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Prevent After-Waxing Redness

After you have your eyebrows, upper lip or bikini area waxed, dab the area with some eyedrops that are made to help clear red eyes (such as Visine). These eyedrops contain a capillary constrictor, tetrahydrozoline, which makes redness disappear.

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Ginger Bath for Aches and Pains
If your body is sore from hard work…or hard play, try a healing ginger bath.

Ginger is a known natural remedy for muscle pain and can help overall circulation. Heat two cups of water to boiling in a small saucepan, and add two teaspoons of ginger powder or one heaping tablespoon of fresh, grated gingerroot. Lower heat, and simmer until the water turns golden, about 10 minutes. Add this ginger “tea” to a bathful of warm water. Relax in the tub for 20 to 30 minutes.
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Stop That Nagging Cough

A cough is nature’s way of helping us loosen and get rid of mucus that’s congesting our system, but you don’t want it when you’re trying to sleep. Here’s a natural remedy to soothe the noise for a good night’s sleep—combine in a small saucepan the juice of half a lemon, one-half cup honey and one-quarter cup olive oil (any kind is fine), and cook for five minutes over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Let the mixture cool slightly, and then take one teaspoon every two hours, especially leading up to bedtime. Note: If your cough is chronic or persistent, be sure to visit your doctor.

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The Right Home Tools for a Healthier Lifestyle -- (BPT) - Even with the best intentions, many of us who resolve to live a healthier lifestyle in 2013 will fall back into old, familiar habits much sooner than we would like. To maintain motivation and create a routine that is both sustainable and effective, it's important to invest in the right tools for every room in your house.

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Homemade Help for Rough Heels and Elbows

Make a paste by combining one tablespoon salt with one-half tablespoon lemon juice. Rub this abrasive mixture on rough and tough skin areas such as elbows, feet and knees until mostly smooth (and not too red). Wash the paste off with cool water. This is a great way to use up a lemon that’s losing its luster.

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Combat Oily Hair

To make your hair less oily without using a lot of chemicals, combine equal parts of plain water and apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle and keep it in the shower. After shampooing with a gentle shampoo, spray the solution on your hair and comb it through. Wait two minutes, then rinse. Vinegar’s acetic acid should boost your hair’s ability to resist oil, plus it will help restore fullness and shine.

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Make Large Pores Look Small

A reader asked us this question—and here is the answer from Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen. To help make large pores on your face look smaller, process one-third cup of raw almonds in a blender, adding just enough water to create a paste that looks similar to cooked oatmeal. Rub the mixture gently across the enlarged pores from your nose outward and upward. Leave it on your face for a half-hour, then rinse it off with tepid water. As a final rinse, mix one-quarter cup of cool water with one-quarter cup of apple cider vinegar, and splash it on to tighten your pores even more. For best results, treat your skin to this almond rub every other day for two weeks, and once a week afterward to nourish your skin.

Or try this remedy instead: Every night for at least two weeks, soak a wad of absorbent cotton fabric in buttermilk and dab it all over your face. Let it sit for 20 minutes, then wash the dried buttermilk off with cool water.

Thank you, reader A.L., for your question!

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A Toast to Bouncy, Healthy-Looking Hair!:
Did you know that your hair grows fastest when you’re in love? It’s probably because your hormones are jumping for joy. If you want to give all that extra hair some body and bounce, add one teaspoon of champagne to two tablespoons of your regular shampoo. Work it into your hair, washing and rinsing as usual. (You can also rinse with a bit of champagne after shampooing.)

The bubbly should help make your hair livelier, and the tartaric acid in the champagne will bring out your hair’s natural highlights, especially if you are blonde.

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Cracked Skin Healer

If you have very dry winter hands and commercial lotions aren’t cutting it, puncture a vitamin E gel capsule, squish out the oil and rub it on your hands. Do this twice a day to help heal the painful cracks that often come with cold weather.

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This looks like something that would really be nice after a hard workout:
Scented Milk Bath
Ingredients:
2 cups dry powdered milk (regular or dried goat milk powder)
1/2 cup Epsom salts
1/2 cup sea salt
1/2 cup baking soda
6 drops lavender essential oil
4 drops rose or rose geranium essential oil

Directions: Mix all the ingredients but the oils together into a glass bowl. Drop the oils in and work it together with a large wooden spoon or rubber spatula. Pour into a container. Leave the lid off for a day or so, then stir and cover. Give with instructions.

To Use: Add 1/2 cup or into a warm bath while it fills.

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Skip harsh soaps and gently scrub away ground-in dirt and neutralize odors on hands with a paste of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water, or 3 parts baking soda to gentle liquid hand soap. Then rinse clean.


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Vinegar is amazing for your hair, but baking soda has its place in the shower too. Sprinkle a small amount of baking soda into your palm along with your favorite shampoo. Shampoo as usual and rinse thoroughly–baking soda helps remove the residue that styling products leave behind so your hair is cleaner and more manageable.



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Headache Home Remedy

Fatigue, anxiety and stress can trigger headaches. For fast relief, brew one cup of green tea and add sprigs of fresh mint. You can use either spearmint or peppermint. If you don’t have fresh mint available, use a peppermint or spearmint tea bag. Combine a bag each of green tea and mint tea to make a powerful brew that will diminish your headache in about 15 minutes.

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Stop Nausea Fast

We carry peppermints or cough drops when we go out, just in case one of us gets that slight feeling of nausea. We find that the strong candies help make the nausea disappear as they settle the stomach. Here’s another good idea: When you’re feeling nauseous, sniff a piece of lemon or orange peel. To intensify the scent, squeeze it as you sniff.

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GOLFLADY11: Be sure to let us know how it works.

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Thank you - I'll be trying this forthwith. For age spots on my hands and I have a scar over my upper lip.

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Vinegar For Scars And Age Spots

I had a really bad dark, ugly scar after a C-section. Over the counter remedies didn't work. Then an old past beauty queen told me about vinegar.

Take a piece of cotton and put vinegar on it. Rub the cotton on the age spots and scars. For a really dark spot, tape the cotton over the spot with a medical tape and keep it on overnight. I didn't think this would work, but it did. The scar faded and so did the age spots. A bottle of vinegar is usually in your cabinet, and it's a cheap way of fading scars and spot.

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GO PRIVATE WITH PENS. I always carry and use my own pen when I’m out at the doctor’s office, the pharmacy, the bank and grocery store. Think about it. Most people at the doctor’s office and the pharmacy are sick and have just used that public pen at the desk. www.everydaycheapskate.com/tips/tips
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Deodorant as Blister Preventer

Make breaking shoes in less of a pain. Rub clear-gel deodorant on spots prone to blistering before you step out in a stiff new pair.

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Sanitize Your Toothbrush--A friend of mine puts her toothbrush in the dishwasher about twice a month to clean it, top rack only. Also soak it in about a tsp. of peroxide and rinse. Vinegar also will work as to soak overnight; be sure to rinse.

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Don’t Let Blondes Have All the Fun

Add luster to your natural brown or red hair. Here’s a simple rinse for brunettes and redheads. After shampooing, rinse your hair with 1 cup of cool, brewed black coffee, and then rinse with plain water.

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Save Money On Haircuts... Cosmetology schools are great money savers for haircuts and hair coloring. Some even offer nails and pedicures. Students do the work and are supervised by certified teachers ,to insure that the work is done correctly.

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Pamper Your Shopped-Out Feet

To dissolve foot pain after shopping all day, add one cup of apple cider vinegar to a basin (or two plastic shoe boxes) filled halfway with lukewarm water. Then soak your feet for at least 15 minutes. The aches and pains of store-hopping should melt away.

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Exfoliate skin. Wash your face, then apply a soft paste made of three parts baking soda and one part water. Massage gently with a circular motion, avoiding the eye area; rinse clean.
**Lhlady's note: I've been doing this for years. It works great.

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