100+ Uses for Avon’s Skin-So-Soft Part 2


Part 1 gave you over 20 personal uses for Avon’s Skin-So-Soft. If you missed it, here is the link: https://mel4avon.wordpress.com/2009/12/06/100-uses-for-avons-skin-so-soft-part-1/

Continuing with part 2 I will share with you Household uses for SSS.

  1. Sponge it around doors, windows and on screens to keep crawling bugs out.
  2. It’s a good wood cleaner and conditioner for natural wood.
  3. It removes glue and gum left from price tags and labels from glass, metal and most plastics.
  4. It removes soap scum from shower doors and curtains, bathrooms and kitchen figures.
  5. It removes lime and hard water deposits from fixtures, tile, shower doors and windows.
  6. It’s an oil lubricant for fitting pipe joints that won’t slip together.
  7. It cleans ink off most vinyl and painted surfaces.
  8. It takes fur off clothing.
  9. Rub on brass ornaments or figurines to help keep them from turning dark.
  10. Removes crayon from appliances and most painted surfaces.
  11. Wash cupboards with it mixed in your cleaning water to keep ants off and out of the cupboards.
  12. Use it to discourage hornets from building their nests. After using a hornet killing spray, remove the nest and keep the area sprayed with SSS. They will not rebuild there.
  13. Use it to clean leather, it will also keep it soft and supple.
  14. Use it on your air conditioning screen (filter). Your incoming air will smell fresher and the filter is easier to clean.
  15. Rub all over window sills to keep ants out.
  16. It cleans paint brushes easily and leaves them soft as new.
  17. It removes gum from carpets.
  18. It removes scuff marks from patent leather shoes.
  19. Use it on running rails for sliding glass doors and windows.
  20. It removes “ring around the collar”.
  21. It removes liquid nail (paneling glue).
  22. Have two glass bowls or glasses stuck together? Drizzle a little SSS down the sides and they’ll come apart easily.
  23. It removes candle wax from furniture, carpets and clothing.
  24. Hummingbird feeders: To deter bees try rubbing SSS on the feeder surface by the feeder ports.
  25. Maggots? Squirt SSS in can and lid, then later flush with soapy water. You shouldn’t have any bugs in cans for the rest of the summer.
  26. It is a great furniture polish!
  27. Put SSS in one of the bottles that you attach to your backyard hose. Spray down the back yard with it. Will cut down on ants, mosquitoes and other creepy crawlies.
  28. People around the outskirts of Eureka and surrounding areas spray it on their rose bushes to keep the deer from eating them.
  29. Kills spiders.
  30. It cuts grease and cleans dirt from range hoods.
  31. Add a capful to wash water of clothes. Acts as a fabric softener and keeps bugs off clothes. (Not tested in front load washers.)
  32. Spray on orchids and other flowers for moisture and to keep bugs away.
  33. Cleans baseball caps. Just spray on and rub with toothbrush.
  34. Mix one part SSS and two parts water. Spray on tomato plants to keep those ugly tomato worms off. Spray plants every 2-3 days. SSS bath oil also does a great job cleaning cherry wood cabinets.
  35. Put a little in your mopping water to help keep crawling bugs out. (Not too much or the floor gets slippery.)
  36. Use to clean windows.
  37. Removes crayon from most surfaces.
  38. It’s a great insect repellent. Or use Bug Guard, the actual SSS repellent.
  39. Screens can be lightly sprayed with SSS to repel tiny gnats that otherwise might slip through the screens.
  40. Kills those pesky earwigs. Spray it on and they don’t return to life.
  41. If you make candles. Use clear wax and melt Skin-So-Soft in it and harden. Works great for outside in the summer.
  42. As a deodorizer, spray into air and let settle. Kills those nasty pet orders.If a child wets the bed, spray the bedding and sheets before washing and will give it a fresh clean smell.

*Part 3 will be posted tomorrow. Animal uses!

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