The cotton that comes in vitamins or medications is a good thing to save. For example if you run out of cotton balls or never buy them the cotton from the medicines or vitamins is great for removing nail polish when you are doing your fingernails or toenails. It isn't wasted this way.
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Fix a scratched CD with toothpaste. Place a small dab of nonabrasive white toothpaste on a cotton ball, and gently apply it over the CDís scratch, starting the cotton ball at the middle of the CD and moving it outward. Use a small amount of water and a second, clean cotton ball to remove any excess toothpaste. Let the CD air-dry.
Unless someone is allergic to soap, apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20), the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away.
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