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If you're anything like me you have bottles of nail polish building up in your desk drawer from years ago. What you might not know is there are plent...
Prevent ink from running on your labels. Coat the labels that identify your garden plants, or the labels that distinguish your shampoo bottles with c...
Ever see that episode of Seinfeld where George's fiance dies from licking too many wedding invitations? Avoid licking that gross glue on the back of ...
It can be a pain in the butt trying to thread a needle! I know I have had my moments where I've had to walk away from projects because it gets too fr...
Ever get those green rings on your fingers from wearing a costume ring? Paint a thin coat of clear nail polish on your costume jewelry to prevent tar...
You may have heard that burning the ends of cut rope prevent it from fraying. Nail polish works just as well! Just coat the ends of your shoe laces ...
For an extra hold, coat your screws in nail polish. After setting the screws let the polish dry. This should give you added durability.
Color code objects to easily distinguish them. I color coded my keys with nail polish so I can quickly figure out which key is for my front door!
Mark levels on measuring cups or buckets. For your cleaning bucket you can mark how much soap you need and another level for how much water you need....
Apply clear nail polish to metals that are vulnerable to rusting, i.e. in the bathroom or outdoors. Some Ideas: Shaving Cream - If you shaving c...
I heard this one from Scoochmaroo! She uses clear nail polish as a liquid bandaid. Apparently its the same thing...who knew!
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insanely huge amount of misinformation here...
nail polish UNLESS specifically stated contains 3 very toxic chemicals
- toluene neuro toxin, extremely and especially dangerous on pregnant women and children. also a cancer risk. danger is from vapor and dermal.
- dibutyl phthalate (DBP) endocrine disruptor banned in the EU
- formaldehyde known human carcinogen including nasopharyngeal cancer and leukemia
nail polish does NOT contain acetone however acetone is often used to remove nail polish and rigid collodion... acetone is known to cause unconsciousness, seizures, and respiratory distress. can damage kidneys and the skin in your mouth, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, and an increased need to urinate.
DO NOT USE NAIL POLISH AS A WOUND DRESSING! EVER!
I recycle and restore costume jewelry. If the piece is too far gone to repair I harvest the rhinestones. I think use clear fingernail polish to glue the stones into other jewelry. As long as you don't wait too long before adding the stone it works very well.
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