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Legions of people swear by the supposed mosquito-repelling powers of Avon's Skin So Soft bath and body oil. Personally, I'm not a believer. (Here's why.) I am impressed, however, by the sheer creativity of SSS fans in coming up with alternative uses for the product. While creative doesn't always mean good, (No, I will not be spraying it on my cat!), sensible suggestions abound for using Skin So Soft around the house.

1. All-purpose polish. Use SSS to shine natural wood surfaces, scuffed shoes, and even vehicle dashboards and tires.

2. Versatile gunk-remover. SSS dissolves grease from stove hoods and other kitchen surfaces, removes oil-based paint from skin and paintbrushes, helps gets gum out of carpet or hair and sticky price tag residue from glass or plastic products, and aids removal of soap scum and hard water deposits from bathroom surfaces and fixtures. Also, try it to remove crayon from household surfaces, or to eliminate ink stains and tree sap from hands.

3. Smooth gliding. Use Skin So Soft to lubricate stubborn pipe joints or sliding glass doors and windows that are sticking.

Finally, the ingenuity award goes to whoever thought of this one: swipe Skin So Soft on your car's headlight covers. Dead bugs will wash off easily after a night drive.

Check out Wacky Uses and Kitchen Crafts N More for tons of other unusual uses for Skin So Soft.

  • Ann [KitchAnn]

    How did someone figure this out? Was it accidental over-spray?

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