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4 Products You Should Always Have In Your Home

Ditch all your single-purpose beauty, personal care and cleaning products for these household staples.

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Make a natural deodorant

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Baking soda makes an effective deodorant without harsh chemicals. Put an eighth of a teaspoon of baking soda in your hand and add a quarter teaspoon of water (not enough to dissolve it), mix together and apply directly to your armpit. Stank-be-gone.

Unclog a drain


By your powers combined, I am... baking soda and vinegar! Pour a generous amount of baking soda down a clogged drain. Next, pour white vinegar directly into the hole and plug it. Let the reaction do its thing and voila, your drain will be set free.

Remove sweat stains from laundry

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Working out is awesome, but yellow sweat stains on your light-colored shirts are not. Scrub the stains with a mixture of equal parts lemon juice and water, then toss in the laundry as normal.

Now go stock up!

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Now that you know what these common household substances can do, you can ditch all the single-purpose products stashed in your bathroom cabinets for these simpler (and cheaper) alternatives.

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