Keep your hands safe and protected
Applying handcream during cleaning is totally unnecessary. Slippery hands increase the risk of accidents and leave greasy stains everywhere. Instead, make a very simple, skincare liquid soap at home!
Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 2 to 3 drops of tea tree oil to 1 dl water. Tea tree oil is a natural disinfectant, while baking soda softens the skin. The next time you are washing the dishes, sprinkle a little baking soda on the sponge or into the water. In addition to degreasing and cleaning the dishes, you also protect your hands from drying out.
You can easily touch a hot pan and burn yourself while baking. If this happens, hold the injured limb under cold tap water for at least 3 minutes, then apply baking soda to cool the skin and reduce itching. You can even use this simple remedy in the pantry: keep insects and unwanted parasites away by spreading baking soda on their migration routes.