Looking for an all-natural way to keep you and your environs sparkling? Here are five natural remedies to try – and you probably already have the ingredients in your cabinets.
Mix the juice of 1 lemon, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of water. Dab onto a cloth and wipe into wood. (Mother Nature Network)
In a pinch? A dab of coconut oil will leave lips baby soft. (Babble)
Vanilla brown sugar scrub
Rub this sweet-smelling scrub on your hands, feet and elbows for smooth, soft skin. Mix together 1 cup brown sugar, ½ cup olive or coconut oil, ½ teaspoon vitamin E oil and 1 teaspoon of real vanilla extract. Store scrub in an airtight container. (www.somewhatsimple.com)
Magic microwave cleaner
If the inside of your microwave has seen better days, try this trick. Put ½ cup vinegar and ½ cup water into a bowl and bring to a boil inside the microwave. Let it sit for a few minutes, and then just wipe down the inside. It’s magic! (www.livelovediy.com)
Start your vacuuming by sucking up 2-3 tablespoons of cinnamon. The vacuum will warm and distribute the scent throughout your home. (LifeTricks)