Non-Food Uses For Mayonnaise

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Non-Food Uses For Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise or mayo is typically used in the kitchen to make dressings, sandwiches, and some recipes. Additionally it is also used around the home as well as used personally.

1. Remove sticky labels. Apply a thin layer of mayonnaise over the label and leave it for several minutes. Wipe off. 

2. Give your houseplants a glossy look. Rub just a small amount of mayo onto each leaf using a clean dry cloth or paper towel. Oils from the mayonnaise will make plants look extra vibrant, shiny, and healthy.

3. Get rid of crayon marks. Simply rub a little mayo over the marks and then wipe with a clean damp cloth.

4. Clean silverware. Rub some mayonnaise over utensils. Then using a clean dry cloth buffer until shiny.

5. Rid watermarks from wood furniture. Apply a small amount of mayonnaise over the watermark and leave for 10 minutes or so. Wipe off with a clean dry cloth. Buffer if needed.

6. Replace your paint thinner to help clean up paint splatters more naturally without all the toxins. To get rid of any drips on tiles, outlet/light switches, or doorknobs apply a touch of mayo over the spots before they completely harden. 

7. Quiet a squeaky hinge. Add some mayo to a clean cloth and rub over the metal parts of the hinge. Wipe away any excess.

8. Exfoliate your skin. Apply a small amount over any rough or dry patches of skin and leave it on for at least 10 minutes. Wipe off using a warm damp cloth.

9. Strengthen fingernails. Dip your nails into a bowl of mayonnaise and leave for at least five minutes. Rinse with water.

10. Remove gum from your hair. Place a small amount of mayonnaise and rub around the gum using your fingers. Then gently slide the gum down the hair strand to remove it.

11. Use as a hair conditioner. Apply the same as your conditioner. Massage into your scalp and then rinse.

12. Remove a stuck ring from your finger. Rub some mayo over the ring using your fingers to gently slide it off.

Have you ever tried using mayonnaise outside the kitchen?

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  1. I love the tip about using it on household plants! My plants can look dirty, dusty, and dingy even after I give their leaves a wash. I'll being trying this!