May 09, 2019
Get your bathroom spic-n-span with everyday ingredients that you
already have on hand. No need to buy special cleansers, or special ingredients...everything is already in your home!
You can also add essential oils for a health-boosting aromatherapy experience. I have added my suggestions below each hint.
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Hint 1: Nix Mold and Mildew
Let's call this the 'MILDEW PREVENTION SPRAY'!
Steep 2 orange rinds in 1 quart of vinegar for 3 hours. Discard the rinds, and add 2 tbs. of rubbing alcohol.
Pour into spray bottle once it's cooled, and spritz shower daily.
Spa Boost: Add 10 - 15 drops of lemon essential oil. The antiseptic doubles as an energy booster.
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Hint 2: Get Glass Sparkling With A Quick-Dry Spray
Say 'bye bye'to streaky mirrors...
What you need
2 c. water
2 tbs. vinegar
2 tbs. rubbing alcohol
1 spray bottle
Mix ingredients above together in a spray bottle.
Spritz on glass and wipe. The fast-drying formula won't leave any residue behine.
Spa boost: Add 4-5 drops of peppermint essential oil. It helps disinfect surfaces, plus the scent improves memory and concentration.
'Go Green' Hint: Erase grimy grout with a salt scrub
Here's the perfect recipe for cleaning your tiles the natural
1 c. table salt
2 tbs. liquid dish soap
1/2 c. baking soda
Mix the three together. Then use a sponge to gently scrub the tiles and grout.
Want a spa boost? Mix a few drops of patchouli essential oil to the recipe. Not only does patchouli break up dirt, it also eases inflammation - one reason it's been shown to alleviate joint pain!