Unusual ways to use talcum powder in everyday life: three life hacks

By SSPDaily editionJan 9, 2024 04:43 AMLife
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SSP has prepared a selection of highly effective ways to use talcum powder. From freshening shoes to removing grease and oil stains, talcum powder is a universal home remedy.

Freshen up your shoes

After a long day of wearing shoes, especially sneakers or closed shoes, they can have an unpleasant odor. To combat this, you can sprinkle talcum powder inside your shoes. The powder absorbs moisture and odors, leaving your shoes fresh and clean. Simply leave the talcum powder in your shoes overnight, and by morning, your shoes will not have an unpleasant odor. Shake out the shoes.

Removing grease and oil stains

Accidental oil or grease spills on clothing or upholstery can be removed with talcum powder. Sprinkle talcum powder on the stain and leave it for several hours. The grease or oil will be absorbed by the talcum powder, making it easier to remove. Once the powder has worked, simply brush it off and continue with your normal stain removal process.

Ant repellent

If you have an ant problem at home, especially in the kitchen or pantry, sprinkle talcum powder in areas of activity or along their usual paths to deter them. Ants do not like the texture of talcum powder and refrain from crossing it. The natural repellent properties of talcum powder are harmless to both ants and the environment.

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