Hydrogen peroxide is something we all have in our house, but hardly anyone knows about its endless possibilities. Did you know that a small dab of peroxide can whiten your teeth? Or that with peroxide based solution, you can give your hair a brighter look?
Here is a list of 15 genius ways to use hydrogen peroxide that will make your life a whole lot easier.
1. Remove Stains
If you soak your dirty clothes in hydrogen peroxide before throwing them in the wash, that gross stain will come off a lot easier.
2. Clean Hardwood Floors
If your kitchen floor could use some sparkle, simply pour a mix of hot water and peroxide down and you will be amazed at the result.
3. Grow Plants
With just a pinch of hydrogen peroxide, you can kill off any fungus that might hinder your plant from growing.
4. Natural Highlights
Save yourself an expensive trip to the salon by mixing a solution of water and peroxide. Spray it on your hair before you brush and you will end up with beautiful, natural highlights.
5. Rid Your Food of Pesticides
Fill your sink with cold water and add a dash of peroxide to soak your produce in. This will make sure that no pesticide residue, or any other unnatural product, will be left on your food.
6. Clean Dirty Countertops
Hydrogen peroxide can be a great cleaning agent on your kitchen surfaces.
7. Whiten Teeth
Did you know you can use peroxide as mouthwash? Just mix it with water and swirl through your mouth after brushing your teeth.
8. Clean Your Fridge
Peroxide can easily get rid of food stains that can be found in your fridge and dishwasher.
9. Wipe Down Your Bathtub
Pour hydrogen peroxide on all the dirty areas of your tub and let it sit for a while. Then, cleaning the tub should be a whole lot easier.
10. Remove Unsightly Pimples
Clear up your face with a dab of peroxide on troublesome spots and your acne will start to diminish.
11. Clean Your Ears
Add some peroxide to olive oil and you will end up with an incredible ear cleaner. It is much more effective and safer than a Q-tip.
12. Freshen Up Your Feet
Dipping your feet into a peroxide solution can ward off any fungus that might be growing in between your toes.
13. Clean Your Dirty Towels
If one of your favorite towels has a nasty stain, don’t worry. All you have to do is soak it in a mix of peroxide and vinegar and the towel will be smelling nice and fresh once again.
14. Purify an Aquarium
Keep your fish happy by adding a bit of peroxide to get rid of nasty goo inside the aquarium.
15. Get Rid of a Skunk Spray
There aren’t too many things worse than getting sprayed by a skunk. But if you do, a mix of detergent, peroxide, and baking soda will get you smelling like a human once again.
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