9 Unknown Uses Of Butter

You never thought the butter packet lying in the fridge can serve many other purposes than just being spread on a toast. Well, butter has many hidden valences we are about to reveal to you so you can make use of them and find accessible solutions every time you need some. So here are some unknown uses of butter, coming via Instructables.com

If you used super-glue truing to mend stuff in and around the house and got some left on your hands, first rub them with butter before washing with soap and water. After your in-home wax treatment, your legs are hair-free but still have some waxy remnants. Just like with the glue, rub a bit of butter on it, and the whole mess will wash off with soap and water. If you got some gum stuck in your hair or kids’ then apply softened butter to your locks, and the bubble gum will glide off pain-free.

No more multifunctional spray left? Don’t worry, butter can be a perfect substitute for it when it comes to greasing squeaky door hinges. Butter can also be used to add shine to your leather baseball gloves, jackets, belts, wallets, purses, etc. Because butter contains proteins, it has plenty of amino acids and won’t hurt the leather. Simply rub a small amount of butter on your leather goods for a nice shine.

It’s hard even for us adults to swallow a pill, let alone for the kids. Just pass a pill through some butter and it will slide down the throat way easier. This is a good choice for those parents with sick children who have to go through this regular ordeal.

If butter is good for the leather that means it is for our skin, too. Rub a small amount of butter around your hands, or other dry/damaged areas of skin. Rinse off with a mild soap and water, and you’ll feel the difference. If you run out of shaving cream, and need smooth skin in a pinch, use a knob of butter on wet skin and get a nice, close shave. Butter is also be an excellent substitute for hair conditioners. Comb a little butter through your hair after you use your regular shampoo. Rinse the butter with moderately warm water for a shiny, healthy head of hair without you paying for chemical treatments.

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