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Most of you probably think baby oil is for babies (and you’d be right of course)… but that’s not all baby oil is useful for. Baby oil actually has many practical uses beyond massaging those tiny legs and arms.

All baby oil essentially is is a mineral oil that is scented. You can consider mineral oil similar to petroleum Jelly since they are closely related. It is produced in large quantities and is fairly inexpensive to purchase. While many folks may not think of purchasing mineral oil, a lot of people are aware of baby oil since it is more well known.

We’ve collected several tips on using baby oil ranging from skin protection to getting gum out of hair. You’ll be surprised at some of the ways baby oil can be useful!

1. Add some baby oil to your bath for silky smooth skin:

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2. Soothe cracked heels with some baby oil:

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3. Remove gum caught up in hair easily with baby oil:

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4. Enjoy a mess free manicure:

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5. Baby oil makes a great massage oil:

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6. You can use it as a furniture polish:

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7. It can make a great shield against frostbite:

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8. Face friendly eye makeup remover:

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9. Easily remove paint without harsh chemicals:

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10. It also makes a great substitute for shaving cream:

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11. Soften ear wax in your ear canal:

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12. Manage a squeaky door with a dab of baby oil:

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13. Fix a stubborn stuck zipper by applying some baby oil:

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14. Baby oil can help you get through a pile of tangled jewelry:

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15. Remove temporary tattoos with baby oil:

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14 Extraordinary Uses For Tea Trea Oil

Tea tree oil is all natural and has a whole heap of medical uses that aren’t widely know about; I had no clue! This oil doesn’t have a single synthetic chemical and we really should learn how to use it better. Best Plants has rounded up 14 amazing way we can do just that. I know I was surprised. Are there any other ways you can think of?

Find all 14 here…

BestPlants – 14 Extraordinary Uses For Tea Tree Oil

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14 Mind-Blowing Witch Hazel Home Remedies

I am really excited to feature Natural Living Ideas great roundup on witch hazel. I had no idea it could be so useful! I don’t have the slightest clue what W.H. looks like. There could be some in my garden for all I know. I don’t think I’m growing any so I’m definitely going to the store to buy some after reading this!

See all 14 remedies here…

NaturalLivingIdeas – 14 Reasons Why Witch Hazel Should Be In Every Home

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10 Fabulous Reasons Coconut Oil Is Needed In Your Life

Isn’t coconut oil great?! There are so many ways it can be used to improve your life, making you happier and healthier. It is used in beauty products, for cooking, in countless DIYs, and has many health benefits too. Check these out! It can help improve your skin, to stabilize your thyroid, and for everything in between.

See all 10 here…

NaturalLivingIdeas – 10 Mind Blowing Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil In Your Life

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160 Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is so popular; it is 100% natural, affordable, and easy to come by. It can be used for so many things and Lew Rockwell has an extensive list to prove it. It has uses in beauty products, is a god-send in cooking, and it has been know to help with serious and minor health problems. Coconut oil also can be used for a lot of random things like removing chewing gum, making soap, and polishing furniture. Random!

See all 160 amazing uses here…

LewRockwell – 160 Uses For Coconut Oil

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DIY Sugar Scrubs

Winter is over and it’s time to show off some skin! It is time to break out that new skirt or Tee that has been patiently waiting to be worn since Christmas. Sugar scrubs are a good way to get your skin ready. These scrubs exfoliate, hydrate, and brighten. Scrubs also get rid of any gross old skin left over from the cold winter months. Get ready to show off your beautiful complexion and gorgeous skin!

Find out how to make your own scrub here…

Je Suis Alimentageuse – DIY Sugar Scrubs

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The Many Purposes and Benefits Of Aloe Vera Gel

I use aloe vera for my sunburns and that is about it. Who knew there were so many other uses?! According to The Examiner there are a whole slew of health benefits. Be sure to check with your doctor before trying them, but if he gives you the ok… this is pretty cool. It can oxygenate the blood, help with your heart health, reduce high blood pressure and so much more. Check out all the health benefits for yourself.

Here is the link…

HowStuffWorks – 40 Uses For Aloe Vera

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rosemary memory facts

Ok, when I first saw this stat that the herb rosemary can improve memory, I figured “what a joke”… but as it turns out there has been quite a few studies on the memory benefits of this wonder herb and they actually do conclude that it can improve memory. Head over to the Herbs-Info site for all the details and list of references.

Here’s the link…

HerbsInfo – Sniffing Rosemary Can Increase Memory

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