12 Surprising Uses for Chapstick
Good old chapstick, it goes by many names and brands and with many different scents or specific benefits. But did you know it’s useful in places other than your lips? Throughout this article, you will find 12 different ways to use chapstick in helping your life that aren’t just on your lips.
Nose relief in cold season
Apply a dab of clear chapstick and rub it in to relieve the dry painful nose common from frequent tissue use in cold season. The chapstick moisturizes your skin and stops cracking.
Applying chapstick to your shoes or feet along spots where friction often causes painful blisters before a night or day out is super handy. It makes less friction occur which prevents blisters from happening.
Erase makeup smudges
A dab of chapstick on a q-tip or cotton ball will wipe away smudged mascara or eyeliner. This can be a great fix while on the go after sweating or crying causes smudged makeup.
Easy open windows or sliding doors
Chapstick can be used to lubricate the slide on windows or sliding doors. It makes them open and close much easier.
Protect paws from the cold
Coat your pet’s paws with some unscented clear lip balm to keep a barrier between the elements and your pet’s paws. It helps to keep your pet safe and happy without irritating the paw pads with scents or colors in most chapstick.
Last minute candle
Put a matchstick into your lip balm and light the end for a last minute candle. It is super handy for survival situations or if you need a candle for something while out.
Soothe shaving nicks
A dab of chapstick will help soothe the pain and bleeding of shaving nicks. This relief and bleeding help will be simple and easy.
Fix flyaway hair
Bothersome flyaway hairs are quite the pain when you want to look presentable on the go. Chapstick can help stick down those stray hairs quickly and easily.
Make perfume last longer
A bit of chapstick on your pulse point before spraying your perfume makes the scent last longer. It also makes the scent of the perfume smell strong for that length of time.
Free up zippers
Lip balm acts as a quick and easy replacement to other oils or lubricants when a zipper gets stuck while out. Just a bit of chapstick can be rubbed into your zipper to free up this problem.
A dab of lip balm makes a beautiful and simple shine on your skin. This is best on days when you’re feeling or looking a bit washed out.
Shoe shine help
Chapstick makes a great replacement for a shoe shine. It can be used just like any other shoe shine.
Finally, you have it, the 12 ways you can put lip balm to good use. These are super helpful when you’re out and busy since chapstick is a common thing on you when you’re out. Hopefully, your chapstick can be useful if you find yourself in a pinch after reading this article. Best wishes!Make sure to follow Crafty Morning on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram or subscribe to our Weekly Newsletter! :)
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