Talcum Powder Uses

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Talcum Powder is a common addition to most households.

But despite being traditionally used to prevent nappy rash, the powder has a number of other handy uses.

From pest control to cosmetic perks, these are the clever ways to make use of your leftover Talcum Powder.

Thicken Eyelashes

Dust your eyelashes with Talcum Powder before you apply mascara. The powder acts as a primer which gives you fuller, longer-looking lashes.

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Also helping to create the illusion of false lashes.

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To Freshen Wardrobe

If your wardrobe is smelling a bit musty , Talcum Powder will help to freshen and erase any odors.

Sprinkle a small aImage result for women opening wardrobemount of Talcum Powder into a jar or dish and leave it in your wardrobe. The moisture removing properties of the powder will keep it free from that musty smell. You can also use it to freshen up your carpets as well. Sprinkle a light covering on your carpets, let it sit for about 15 minutes and then hoover up – this works wonders for removing tough smells, such as pets or cigarettes.

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To Freshen the Dog

Just as it works for human hair, Talcum Powder can be used to give the family pet a quick freshen up.

ByTreat the dog: Baby powder is a great way to quickly freshen up the dog if you are too time poor for a bath  rubbing a small amount of it through the dog’s coat and then brushing it through, all oil can be removed and it will smell great.

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Instead of Dry Shampoo

Sprinkle some Talcum Powder underneath the top layer of hair at your roots to absorb excess oil.

Image result for women getting head massageIf you have dark hair, mix the powder with cocoa powder and for red hair, mix in some cinnamon. Gently brush through to distribute the product evenly and no-one will ever know!

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Other Uses

  • To set Makeup
  • To Cool Sheets
  • For Silky Smooth Legs
  • To Wipe Away Sand
  • Help Prevent Chafing
  • Soothe Dry Skin
  • Treat Eczema

HAVE YOU TRIED ANY OF THESE USES? HOW HELPFUL WAS THIS? HAVE YOU GOT ANYMORE HELPFUL TIPS FOR OTHERS? ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR OTHER GUIDES OR BLOGS YOU WANT TO SEE? COMMENT BELOW!

PLEASE NOTE: MAKE SURE TO DO PATCH TESTS BEFORE USE.

 

 

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