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8 Everyday Items That Can Help You in Difficult Situations

We've all been in a bind at some point in our lives. When you have to go out and your favorite jacket's zipper breaks and you don't have anything else to wear. Or when you're waiting for your date at a restaurant and realize you have horrible breath and no gum. It's a depressing sensation.

We've been in similar circumstances as well. This is why we looked for some basic hacks that could make your and our lives easier. You can try these out next time.

Zipper tabs that have come loose can be repaired using a fork.

Zippers are a need for us. However, the tabs do occasionally come loose from the zips. As long as the zip is not distorted and the zipper tab is not broken, there is an easy way to fix this. As illustrated in the video, just attach the tab to the tines of a fork and slide it inside the zipper.

Craft glue can be used to remove a resistant splinter.

Get some adhesive if you have a painful splinter that won't come out with tweezing. Make sure it's a reputable brand of white craft glue that doesn't dry out and flake away from the skin. Wait for it to dry after pouring a good amount where the splinter is. If you peel it off, the splinter will most likely come out with it, alleviating your suffering.

Try the military method to train yourself to sleep in 2 minutes.

The military developed a technique that has been shown to help pilots fall asleep in 2 minutes or less, albeit it does take some getting accustomed to.

These are the measures you must take.

1. Take a deep breath and relax your face, especially your mouth.

2. Allow your shoulders to drop and your hands to fall to the sides as if they were boneless.

3. Begin by exhaling and relaxing your chest, legs, thighs, and calves.

4. Visualize a peaceful scene to clear your mind. If you can't think of anything else, repeat the phrase "don't think" for 10 seconds.

5. You should fall asleep in the next 10 seconds.

Gargle with salt water to fix bad breath.

Saltwater is a powerful bactericide that can kill microorganisms in your mouth. It's inexpensive and easy to find, and you may use it as a quick fix if you're out and about and have foul breath. Gargle with a sachet or half a teaspoon of salt dissolved in a glass of tepid water. It can also improve oral health and relieve respiratory tract discomfort as a side effect.

Dab smelly armpits with lemon juice or vinegar

Another rather unpleasant situation is when you have to be in public, with friends or acquaintances, and you discover you have BO, as in stinky armpits. Not everyone remembers to bring deodorant or perfume with them. So squeezing some lemon juice or vinegar into a tissue and dabbing your armpits with it is a simple tip.

Lemon is preferable because it has a zesty fragrance, but simple white vinegar would suffice.

With this, you can heal nicks and wounds from shaving.

Shaving nicks are not only ugly, but they may be rather unpleasant as well. Chapstick or lip balm can be useful if you don't have an antiseptic or a shaving nick roller on hand. You'll either need an unused one or scrape off the top layer that has come into touch with your lips to guarantee it's bacteria-free.

Apply it on your nick and leave it on for 30 minutes. After that, gently wipe away the residue. It will aid in the speedier healing of the skin by trapping in moisture.

Hold a nail with a bobby pin to avoid accidents.

It's all too simple to miss the nail and instead whack your thumb with the hammer. It's also excruciatingly uncomfortable. Use a bobby pin to fasten a thin nail the next time you need to hammer it in. Remove the hair accessory once the nail is mostly in place and proceed to hammer it in entirely, keeping your thumbs and fingers protected.

Use diluted mouthwash to bust dandruff

If you have dandruff in your hair but no anti-dandruff shampoo, you're in a pickle. To get rid of dandruff, shampoo with any shampoo you have. Then, dilute mouthwash with water, at least 50:50, and massage it into your scalp. Massage in a few strokes and leave for a few minutes before rinsing. Because mouthwash contains alcohol, it might cause strands to dry out.


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