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Mom, desperately trying to get the health thing right! I started this blog so that I can pass along all the great things that I learn everyday on damage control for our wonderful bodies. It is tough to keep up sometimes with all the things going on in our daily lives so hopefully some of the helpful hints that I provide can make your life easier and healthier. I welcome your comments and tips as well! I am a vegetarian, animal rights advocate and avid animal rescuer.
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2009-12-23

It's In The Lip Balm Baby! From Repairing a Scratchy Disk To No More Nasty Razor Nicks!

I love chapstick, lip balm or lipstick as my daughter calls it. I keep a tube in my purse at all times for my lips but never imagined all of the versatile uses that lip balm can help you with!!!! Check these handy tips out that the little tube of chapstick/lip balm can do for you!

It’s In The Lip Balm Baby!

Hate Those Nasty Nicks From That Razor? Me too so lip balm to the rescue! Unfortunately I am always in such a hurry while shaving that I am constantly nicking myself with the razor (and have the scars to prove it). Instead of putting on a band aid that really does not help much, all you need to do is dab some lip balm directly on the gash-it’s smooth waxy base seals the cut while ingredients like menthol and vitamin E sooth cracked skin!!

Pad Those Puppy’s Paws With Lip Balm On Icy Cold Days-Rub some lip balm on those precious paws- the moisturizer acts as an invisible barrier between the delicate paws and the potentially harmful ice and and snow. The camphor in the balm soothes your pooch’s pads and helps to heal any minor abrasions.

Sayonara Smudges-Achoooo! For some reason when I am putting on my mascara I sneeze and am left with those impossible to get off black smudges. Now all I need to do is grab my lip balm and rub a dab under my eyes. The oils in the balm gently cleanse the delicate under-eye area.

So Long Static and Flyaway Hair-My girls think it is hilarious when one of us has hair with static that stands on end but if you don’t, all you have to do is rub some lip balm on your fingertips and then work your fingers through your hair. Nice sleek hair is yours!

Repair a Scratched Disk With-Yes, You Guessed It! Lip Balm! Rub lip balm on the flawed area and buff with a clean soft cloth. The waxy consistency of the balm gently polishes away the scratches so the movie can play without skipping!!!

Now, if you don’t have some lip balm I bet you will run out and get some!!! A great stocking stuffer too~!!

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18 comments:

Wow...what great tips!!! I have lip balm at my desk, in my purse, van, night table and my reading chair...can you tell I love it!!! :0)

I would like to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas, may you have a safe, happy, and peaceful holiday season!!!
Cheers
iamthewitch said...
Wow what an interesting piece of info! I carry lip balm (chapstick is the best!) everywhere I go too, but never knew that it has so many purposes. :) Thanks for sharing!
John said...
Merry Christmas, Heidi, and good health in the New Year!
betchai said...
oh, thanks again heidi for all the helpful tips, next time, instead of band-aid, i will use the lip balm too. Wish you and your family a Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas.
Ish said...
Dropping by to say Have a Happy Healthy Holidays to you and your family!
Todd said...
Wonderful ideas. Thanks.
VetTech said...
I just picked up a few for the stockings LOL Merry Christmas!
Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to you and your girls, Heidi! ;)
All the best!
sexylegsandbody said...
Hello Heidi, I hope you are having a fabulous festive season.
Colin.
vange said...
I live in Carmex country. Death to chapstick! LOLOLOL
Ayie said...
Holiday cheers to you!!!

My husband will definitely love the disk mirable by the lip balm! thanks for all other tips, very helpful indeed.

How about pregnancy stretchies? can you recommend something for that?
Anonymous said...
I'm 44 and loving you! P.s I went to check out your story on fox news (could'nt find it)? You have a great blog!
SWUBIRD said...
Heidi:

It's amazing---all this useful stuff you're finding. I would never have guessed that simple lip balm could be used to repair a disk.

Well done.

Happy trails.
Ish said...
Stopping by to say Happy and Healthy 2010 to you and Your family. God bless us all.
Steve Borgman said...
Heidi, I have to say that the best use I have had is for my mascara as well: Just Kidding! :-) Best thing for me to use it for will be the shaving knicks :) Great article!
Janet Taylor said...
Hey Heidi,
What great information on the benefits of lip balm. I will never look at lip balm the same again. I love the tip about fixing your eye makeup. How cool! I never would have realized all the great things you can use it for. I'll definitely be checking back with you. I love your blog.

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Alicia said...
Hi Heidi,

I've enjoyed reading your blog. I LOVE the tip for "puppy paws!" I have an apartment in snowy Denver and have to take my lil dogs out on snowy/icy sidewalks sometimes. This is perfect. Keep up the good research!

Alicia

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