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Step 2: Get latex paint off of skin

I've worked as a painter for a couple of years, and one thing was certain: I ended up with paint on me. Somewhere.

Latex paints and primers are sneaky. Sometimes they just rub off like rubber cement, other times they'll stay in your knuckles for a couple of days. Whenever some Lava soap couldn't get all the Lemon Ice or Chesapeake Gray paint off of my hands, baby oil would come to the rescue.

Rub a little onto the part of your body covered in paint using a cotton ball, shop towel, napkin, or anything else you've got on hand that will absorb the baby oil. Rub in concentric circles from the outside in without applying too much pressure. This isn't a scrub, it's more a gentle, localized massage. You can scrub to your heart's content after you've washed it off with some soap and water, once you feel you've made some progress with the oil.

This worked when I dropped a five gallon bucket of paint on myself while on a ladder in a Sears, because five gallons manages to get past the normal problem areas (hands, arms, flecks on the face from rolling out a ceiling) and into some unusual locations that could be sensitive to paint thinner. Presumably the oil degrades the latex to the point that it will flake off. This is why condom + baby oil = one beautiful bundle of joy 9 months later.
<p>I used Dermalmd Cream during my pregnancy and I loved it. It didn't prevent me from getting stretch marks or anything but it made my skin feel soft and moisturized. It was the only thing that stopped my stomach from itching during my third trimester. I love it!</p>
You should add to the don'ts: <br>Do not use on babies. Only natural oils should be used on their delicate skin, especially NOT perfume! <br>If you're doubting this, think about it, it removes paint, dissolves latex, i even read here about someone getting BLISTERS using it in their ears... I would never use this stuff on a baby's skin.
<p>Baby Oil is a roach and ant repellent. Also a bathtub grime remover. Grout cleaner. My favorite....... FLEA KILLER!!!!! It stops them dead in their tracks. It's not the greatest for your pets skin I would imagine, just 1 time drench you pet with baby oil, and comb through and you will see dead fleas almost instantly</p>
<p>it's also really good for stopping chaffing!!! If you get chaffing during the hot sweaty summers then apply a coins worth of baby oil to the area that you get chaffed and massage it in and you won't get chaffing!</p>
<p>I've never used baby oil, what I've used in the past is a dab of 100% aloe vera gel--if you sweat, it just gets slicker and slicker, so skin-on-skin won't chaff in the heat. Don't get the kind of gel with additives, that alcohol is in there to make it dry faster when you put it on, but it will sting delicate skin (esp. delicate, already-sunburned skin!)</p>
<p>I read on another site that you can use clear mineral oil to replace <br>the water in a waterglobe. Water apparently will evaporate over time, <br>leaving bubbles, whereas the baby oil won't. I am trying to find out if<br> mineral oil will damage plastic figurines (which you often find in <br>waterglobes) before I do it, however.</p>
<p>I get Step #No 1, but what's the other step?<br></p>
<p>13? I thought you said 11 lol.</p><p>Love your work. I mean no offense.</p>
<p>13 steps but 11 uses lol</p>
Good solvent for removing gummed labels, price stickers, etc. from non-porous surfaces. WD40 is even better.
WD-40 is Fish Oil, also good for arthritis stiffness
No fish oil in WD-40. That's a myth. Good stuff regardless.
<p>That sounds very <em>fishy</em> to me, I don't believe that it's true</p>
<p>If it had fish oil in it, It would smell like fish...</p>
Horsefeathers, Bosun Rick. I do not doubt the arthritis benefits. WD40 is good for many things you won't find on the label. &nbsp;There is no fish oil in WD40, that's another urban legend (a fish tale?).<br> <br> Here's another WD40 use I have tried successfully: restoring noisy carbon potentiometers. I feel safer using Caig Deoxit, but WD40 sure seems to work as well.&nbsp;
fish oil in wd-40 is true. 100% google-proof.
<p>&quot;Sorry Charlie&reg;, it just ain&rsquo;t so.&quot;</p><p>So says the official WD-40 website. Even if there was some fish oil in it, the information from MSDS data sheets shows the vast majority of its ingredients are petroleum-based.</p>
<p>a couple of previous posters mentioned mineral oil or baby oil on metalic/stainless finish appliances (like the stainless fridges) I think one said it worked and another poster claimed it didn't. Well I can tell ya from personal experience that WD40 works great on stainless appliances. Many naysayers will warn that it is a fire hazard on the stove; but I didn't think so; I just wiped off the excess. It really worked great; and fast too. I wasn't scrubbing and polishing all day.</p>
<p>Very interesting an humor-istic 'Ible, Thanks for sharing!</p>
<p>uses for baby oil https://chaibeedi.com/uses-for-baby-oil-you-didnt-know-about-and-that-have-nothing-to-do-with-babies/</p>
<p>It's true baby oil can make your skin feel SO soft when you use it in your bath. HOWEVER, they should add a VERY serious warning on this one. Using baby oil in the bath makes it EXTREMELY slippery and can be extremely hazardous, especially if you're an older individual. I used to use baby oil a lot in years long past. I was lucky I never slipped enough to have any serious injuries however I did have a few close calls. If you choose to use baby oil versus something like Calgon (my preference today), please be EXTREMELY careful getting out of the tub; make sure you hold onto something else the entire time. </p>
<p>These are good hints, I've used some of them years ago in my life, even some of the don't. Back when I was a young teen in the early 1970s EVERY girl tried to tan themselves with baby oil. That was THE &quot;it&quot; product of the day. Of course we hadn't heard a ton of warnings about skin cancer yet or numerous other warnings. As a fair, blue-eyed blond I learned fairly quickly all people did like me was burn. No fun.....</p>
On behalf of the nation of Canada, I am obliged to inform you that -10 C is not cold. <br>You get down to -20 and then we'll talk. <br> <br>That being said, this is a really good way to prevent windburn, much like a good lipbalm, only all ovah ya face.
-20 still not cold enough. I've been out for 10 minutes in -26 with t-shirt and shorts. Saw powerlines fall th as t day.
<p>Ten minutes. But would you say that you would normally go out in shorts in that weather? All day? Or that this would be a good idea that most Canadians should or would do? No. We're smarter than that. You did it once, and I'm going to guess it was because you had to do one quick thing and couldn't be bothered to get layered up for just a short while. I'm sure we all have done similar.at some point; I know I have.</p>
<p>Like we need anymore reasons to never live in Canada.</p>
<p>If you can't stand the cold, stay out of the refrigerator.</p>
In that case, what do you call hot?
<p>You know, a lot of this just comes down to personal preference and this comment thread is really just a pissing contest now. <br>I hate anything over 25 C. That's just me, probably.</p>
I was going to comment on this, but you basicly nailed it!<br><br>-30 a couple of nights a year in these parts, colder happens... I was happy when my car started at -34 C .. :-)
&lt;/pissing contest&gt;
<p>what's the problem with a little pissing contest... or is it that you just like stating the obvious?</p>
<p>indeed!</p>
Try Northern alberta. Minus 50 withoutany windchill. and winnipeg where its regularly in the minus 40's
<p>I was birthed in Cold Lake, AB and came of age north of Chicoutimi, PQ so boy was I ecstatic when we relocated to Toronto where it rarely drops below -30C. Now that's balmy =D</p>
And I thought the song said:<br><br>Almost Heaven... West Virgnia.<br><br>And here you have been hiding it up there all this time!<br><br>BTW - beautiful country up there!
Florida, here. 2004 saw hurricanes Charley, Frances, and Ivan. Mineral oil was great for getting camp gear unstuck during the blackout, keeping the native &quot;no-see-ums&quot; at bay, keeping the watermarks on the hardwood floors from gaining any permanence, and keeping various tools from becoming rusted and inoperable.<br><br>Vacation seasons often see vacationers trying to substitute baby oil for suntan oil or afterburn oil...which, by the way, is an excellent way to develop blisters in a sunburn - but not so great for &quot;tan acceleration&quot;, contrary to vacationers' expectations. It's also great for getting the fans unstuck after a season of storage.<br><br>Baby oil is also excellent at removing Kool Seal from hirsute homeowners' forearms, as, yes, it breaks down the latex.<br><br>Yes, it also makes for a great bath oil - but only in moderation, and - as with all oils - always be certain to clean the oil out afterwards, as the tub can get quite slick for the shower-taker afterwards.
<p>Do you just put it on the skin to keep the bugs off?</p>
<p>I'd have baby oil in with Avon's Skin So Soft together. But what I was referring to was when unfolding the netting [which was on stuck hinges], and using the mineral oil to unstick the hinges. The netting would keep the mosquitoes and &quot;no see ums&quot; at bay, alongside the citronella tiki torches and the no-mosquito formula a friend makes of SsS and baby oil. </p>
On behalf of the people of Hoth ...
My pet wampa agrees
LOL.
Well try 45 C. For half a week on end.
<p>On the behalf of the state of Maryland, let me tell you that it is normal for it to be -20</p><p>Lucky Day! </p>
<p>Matey are you bragging or complaining about the cold? We are used to 50 degrees Centigrade</p>
On behalf of Missouri, at least you all have predictable weather. One day we'll have rain, sun for half the next day, followed by snow, all ended nicely with tornado warnings, usually mixed with a little flooding.
<p>Not to mention it can be pouring down rain but the sun is still shining and it is about freezing temperatures</p>
<p>or raining in one spot and bone dry ten feet away from it. But hey, I'm not complaining :)</p>
So true

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