Friday, March 25, 2011

Save Yourself

After sealing the fence, my hands were left with a splatters of oily paint. I didn't have any hand scrub in the house so I quickly mixed up a bunch using what I had in the kitchen. It was fantastic! So, I'm passing it on to you my dears. . .

- 1.5 cups of kosher salt
- 3/4 cup hand/body liquid soap
- 1/4 cup olive oil

That's it. Seriously. Just mix them all together and store in a glass jar.

You'll save time, cash, and your poor-tired-paint-stained-hands.


m @ random musings said...

what a great trick!

when I don't want to break out the good olive oil I use some body oil that came in a gift basket and good 'ole table salt.

thanks for the reminder. much better than scary chems

Kathy's Klothesline said...

Or .... you can just wear it proudly until time does the trick! Another inexpensive exfollient is baking soda and ivory soap. It is mild enough for your face, too.

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