Laundry soap - the most interesting ingredient that can make life easier, and also help save a lot of money if you know how to use it.
The secret is that soap can be used not only for washing hands and washing clothes. What exactly can you do with it - look in this review.
1. Washing and removing stains
Laundry soap for washing and removing some stains.
If there was no laundry detergent on hand or you for any reason decided to abandon chemicals, use soap. To prepare one kilogram of safe and effective washing powder, rub 150 grams of ordinary laundry soap on a fine grater, add 400 grams of soda ash, 500 grams of food grade and 5-7 drops of your favorite essential oil. Mix all ingredients and use the resulting mass for hand and machine washing. In addition, soap can be used to pre-remove some stains. For example, before washing with laundry soap, you can handle a very dirty shirt collar, cuffs, and underarms.
2. Dishwashing liquid
Safe dishwashing detergent.
On the basis of laundry soap, you can prepare a safe and budget dishwashing detergent. To do this, 25 grams of soap should be rubbed on a fine grater and heated in a water bath, 500 ml of water should be added to the soap mass, removed from the fire. In the resulting soapy liquid you need to add 4 tablespoons of alcohol, a spoonful of spirit infusion of calendula and a little liquid glycerin. All ingredients are well mixed, cooled and poured into a bottle with dispenser.
3. Nail protection from dirt
Protect nails from dirt.
When planning a car repair, general cleaning or working with the ground, use your fingers to scrape a bar of laundry soap so that the soap mass is stuck under the nails. This trick will not allow dirt to penetrate under the nails and keep them as clean as possible.
Disinfection of toothbrushes, scourers and combs.
Laundry soap - an excellent disinfectant. Once every three months, experts recommend treating them with combs, toothbrushes and washcloths. Just lather your personal hygiene items and leave overnight. In the morning, rinse thoroughly with hot running water.
5. The destruction of mold and mildew
Fighting mold and fungus on the walls.
Laundry soap will help to deal with harmful mold and fungus, which often affects walls and other surfaces in poorly ventilated areas. Liberally rub a wet sponge with household soap and carefully treat the affected areas with fungus. Alkaline environment will destroy the fungus and prevent its reappearance.
6. Cleaning mirrors
With a dry soap, draw several stripes on the mirror and carefully rub them with a crumpled newspaper. After such simple manipulations, the surface of the mirror will shine, and the bathroom mirror will not fog up yet.
7. Anti-wrinkle and acne treatment
The main components of soap are animal fats and alkali, which can cleanse the skin well, eliminate excess fat, and also contribute to the restoration of metabolic processes in tissues. Use soap for washing should be regularly, but not more than once a week. Over time, this procedure will help get rid of acne and scars, as well as reduce wrinkles.
Dissolve a small piece of laundry soap in water and rub the skin after shaving with the resulting lotion. This procedure will quickly soothe irritated skin.
9. Washing hair
Alternative to shampoo.
Several times a month laundry soap can be used to wash hair. Regular use of soap will help get rid of dandruff, deeply cleanse the scalp and strengthen hair. However, you should not use soap for people whose hair is too dry and weakened, as the alkali, which is part of it, can only aggravate the problem.
10. Remedy for wounds and burns
Disinfectant and sedative for wounds and burns.
The damaged area of the skin should be abundantly soaped with soap and leave for a few minutes. This procedure will help to disinfect the wound and speed up its healing. In the case of minor burns, the soap will help remove redness and prevent blistering.
11. Compress from an abscess
Cure an abscess.
A compress from baked onions and soap will help to clean and sanitize the tearing up wound. To make it, onions need to be cut, baked in the oven, crushed and mixed with rubbed soap in a ratio of 1: 1. The resulting slurry is applied to the damaged area of skin, covered with plastic, bandaged and left overnight. By morning, the compress will stretch the pus and the healing process will go much faster.
12. Fungus treatment
Remedy for fungi stop.
Laundry soap can be used to treat foot fungus. To do this, wash your feet in the morning and evening with soap, paying special attention to the areas affected by the fungus, wipe with a towel and grease with iodine.
13. Prevention and treatment of rhinitis
Remedy for rhinitis.
In the period of epidemics, laundry soap can be used for the prevention of rhinitis. To do this, prepare a weak soapy solution, in which you should dip a cotton swab and wipe the sinuses before going out. Of course, the advice may seem strange, but many people point out that it works.
14. Sewing Assistant
Improve needle sliding.
Laundry soap can be a great helper when sewing. It can be used instead of chalk in order to put marks on clothes or rub a needle with soap to improve its gliding and facilitate the process of stitching products from dense fabrics.
15. Sliding door mechanism
Improve the operation of the mechanism of sliding doors.
Household soap can rub the mechanisms of sliding doors and drawers. This will improve the glide and they will be easier to open.
16. Tool processing
Processing scissors, nails and cutting tools.
The tip of the saw, the blades of the scissors and the legs of the nails can be treated with laundry soap, so that they become sharper and slide along the material well.
17. Aphid Protection
Plant protection against aphids.
Experienced gardeners know that using a soap solution can protect plants from pests and aphids. To do this, the laundry soap must be dissolved in water, poured into a spray bottle and sprayed on the stems and leaves of plants.
18. Protection of trees from rodents
Remedy for rodents.
Old stockings filled with shavings of household soap and hung on trees will scare off rodents and hares devouring bark. Such a budgetary tool will protect the trees on the site and does not harm the animals.
19. Means for intimate hygiene
Means for female intimate hygiene.
The laundry soap well disinfects, does not contain dyes, fragrances and can be used for intimate hygiene. In addition, soap will help cope with thrush. However, doctors recommend using it no more than once a day and rinse well as any soap can cause a chemical burn of the mucous membrane.
20. Treatment of papillomas
The remedy for papillomas.
Laundry soap - a fairly well-known and effective remedy for the treatment of papillomas. To do this, every evening you need to rub the tumor with plenty of soap. After a few days, the skin under the papilloma will turn red - this means that the process of its healing has begun, and it is no longer worth using soap. A few days later, the tumor will dry out and disappear.