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Questions tagged [personal-care]

Hacks related to the care of one's self, including grooming, first-aid, etc. But we are not medical professionals. Users seeking diagnoses or *personalized* medical advice should see a doctor.

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What's the easiest way to care for a wound on upper back?

I had a biopsy right in the center of my upper back and have been told to do the following daily: gently clean the site with soap and water (no scrubbing) apply Vaseline cover it with a band-aid ...
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Home Remedies for Oily Skin

I have oily skin both in the summer and the winter. Because of this, I have a lot of problems with acne, specifically blackheads. While I wash my skin daily, it is not helping clear the acne up. ...
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How can i remove dark spots from skin? [closed]

I had acne on my skin.Anyone tell me how to remove acne spots from my skin?
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How we can prevent whitening of hairs in young age without usage of hair color? [duplicate]

My hair's are getting white in very early age. so what should I do for solving that problem?hair colors and other medical treatments damage the hairs.any suggestion about it which is not harmful.any ...
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How can I remove moles permanently? [closed]

I have a lot of moles on my body, specially on my face and neck. How can I get rid of these moles permanently without getting marks? Is there a way to get rid of them, preferably without pain?
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How to get rid of sweaty palms?

I have a problem with sweaty palms. My palms always get sweaty and it is so irritating. Even in the winter season they always get sweaty. They are a problem for me, for example when I am writing my ...
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How to evenly trim a mustache in front of a mirror? [duplicate]

I often trim my mustache in front of a mirror and it always confuses me which side of the mustache I am currently trimming, which then leads to an unbalanced mustache. Is there a life hack for this ...
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How can I remove freckles from my skin? [closed]

my question is that: how to remove freckles from my face? As my face is completely covered by freckles and it becomes more prominant when I apply makeup or any other cosmetic to my skin. It becomes ...
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How can I get rid of varicose veins from my face? [closed]

Varicose veins are enlarged, weakened and visible veins under the skin surface, usually in a dark purple or blue color. In sunlight, these are very prominent on my face, which is very embarrassing for ...
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How can I manage time? [closed]

Time issue become common for a group of people. I am a student and a teacher at the same time. I belongs to a large family system. I also have some personal responsibilities. I am too much tried ...
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How can I save my season dresses properly without any wardrobe and box?

I live in a little room don't have enough space for any wardrobe and box for saving clothes. I face difficulty when season off and I did not save my season dresses properly. So I waste a huge ...
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How can I increase my eating speed?

My eating speed is not as fast as normal people. In parties and other events I can't eat according to my need because of speed issue. In friends circle when we eat something they make fun of my eating ...
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What to do with dry skin? [on hold]

I have very dry skin. Specially in winter season I faced this problem alot. I used lotion daily but it is not effected too much. What home remedy should we do for this.
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What to do if you get bitten by a snake?

We live in a remote area far from the city and we have to bring in fire wood from from the jungle. We often forget to take our medical kit with us. In case we get bitten by a venomous snake (there are ...
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How can I warm my feet in winter without shoes and socks?

In winter how can I warm my feet without using of shoes and socks? Because I can't use shoes dua to a injure in my feet . So what should I do for warming my feet?
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How can I prevent my hands from knife cut during cooking?

I am not a expert cook and facings too much difficulties during cooking . One of them is knife cuts. Mostly I cut my fingers. How can I prevent my hands from knife cut during cooking?
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Is there any tip for removing oil from hair without hair washing?

I use a oil for hair. Sometimes don't having time or any other reason I can't wash my hair immediately. Is there any way or tip for removing oil from hair without hair washing?
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How can I prevent water from entering my ears during a bath?

I am a young girl but still facing difficulty when taking a bath, because during the bath a little amount of water usually enters my ears and disturbs me. After bathing I am feel something strange ...
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How to better and smooth cracked heels and make them soft?

How to better and smooth the cracked heels and make naturally softer my skin. Please tell me in detail, my heels are cracked and sometime more pain arises. When I use lotion/moisturizing cream then I ...
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How to effectively delay the need to pee when I really can't go?

There are times when we really can't go to the toilets, e.g. clinical urine tests requiring the first morning urine. so we must hold that first pee from the time of waking up until reaching the lab, ...
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which bag is more suitable as a shopping bag? [closed]

I have listen in research that the plastic shopping bags we used to put eatable things like fruit vegetables can effect thier nutrients which is harmful for health so which type of bag is suitable ...
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How to quickly remove Sun Tan?

I need a way to remove sun tan quickly, I'm a cricket player and i play cricket match every weekend whenever i come back from a cricket match, color of my face and neck turns totally different from ...
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How to minimise food spitting from sneezing

I experience this embarrassing scenario of sneezing while my mouth is full with food, and it has been happening again quite often recently(Well count myself unlucky, even when I took a friend's advice ...
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I keep wasting a ton of time on the internet, lifehacks for productivity / will?

I spend a lot of time online. Almost all of it is wasted. Reddit, social media, the news, etc. I can spend 10's of hours just dicking around doing nothing. It's incredibly unproductive, hurts my ...
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How to cut fingernails to a certain length

2 millimetres length is enough for work. How can I reliably cut them to that length? I am used to lining the finger clipper to my fingernail and sometimes undercutting.
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How to have long fingernails for work and have them look clean for private tutoring?

I am a man. I need long fingernails for the job I have- just thumb and pointer finger. It is fiddly manual work- they provide tools but often my hands aren't good enough to use those tools effectively....
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How to apply skin toner with stubble on face?

I don't shave every day. If I try to apply skin toner to my face with a cotton pad, and I haven't recently shaven, then the pad gets carded to shreds against my facial stubble. My toner is expensive,...
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How to grow hair in this style?

Recently I'm thinking about change my hairstyle. I run into some hairsyles that I like. One of them is this: How can I grow hair like this? I have medium straight hair now, and I want to know how I ...
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How to get rid of bad breath

I brush multiple times in a day, use mouth wash as well. Take mouth fresheners multiple times. But, seem to never get rid of bad breath. I don't have bad gums either. Any suggestions?
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How do I get up quicker in the morning?

If I am tired, I don't want to get up. What are a few tips for getting up quicker?
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Cotton Buds - stiffening the stick

Where I live, we can no longer buy cotton buds with plastic sticks, they are basically banned to try to keep the plastic out of the environment. However, the replacement version with a rolled-paper ...
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How to lifehack a doctor? [closed]

I live in the US where doctors are not free. The lower half of the population does not have health insurance. I've had a migraine for 8 days. My vitals are normal and will just get a referral to see a ...
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How can I prevent tissues from falling back into the box?

I get the larger size boxes of tissues (210 count). Once the box of tissues only has about 1/3 of the tissues remaining, the top tissue isn’t very close to the opening of the box, so gravity usually ...
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What should I do to avoid wetting my pants while peeing?

The last few drops after peeing remain on my penis which wets my underwear or my pant if there is no underwear(which makes situation even worse).Also I would be happy if someone tells me how to pee in ...
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How to apply soap on back when bathing correctly?

I am 19 but still cannot apply soap on back properly when bathing. This is a hectic work in order to clean my body i have to wash my back properly too. So is there any lifehack to apply soap easily?
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Is there a way to prevent washcloths from getting rough?

Washcloths used for bathing/showers seem to lose their softness and start feeling rough really quickly. And putting them through the wash doesn’t completely restore them. Is there a certain way of ...
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How to make sure face is not ugly without any mirror/smart phone?

The though of the presence of food items on lips or near to them after eating, presence of mucus after bathing or while suffering with cold bothers a lot. Sometimes I realize about their presence ...
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How to turn water on with soapy hands?

I moved to a new apartment that has sinks with 2 knobs rather than 1 lever. When I wash my face, I like to turn off the faucet to save water. But then, to turn it back on, I have to touch the knobs ...
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What to use as a bandage substitute?

I've always wondered what I could use In case I ran out of bandages. So, it made me wonder, what exactly could I use to complement bandages. Note - The answers should be household items and not ...
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How to unwrinkle leather?

I have an old vintage jacket that's been sitting in a box for a long time and there are some pretty serious wrinkles/creases all over the jacket. Is there a way to get out the wrinkles safely without ...
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How to purify/clean the tap water without using filter/purifier [closed]

In the house, we're just drinking water straight from the tap/faucet. But i'm worried, that after years, the pipe from the tap will get dirt and it will also affect the water coming from it. Boiling ...
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How to prevent body odor

I'm not that smelly but I usually get an bad odor on my under arm if I get sweaty.. and also if I forgot to put some deodorant. I take a bath daily. Just my problem is when my underarm get sweat, it ...
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How to prevent stomach growling

I'm really embarrassed when my stomach begins to growl. There are two times my stomach is growling Hungry. Drinking water helps a bit but just a span of time. (Growling will come before my lunch ...
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How To Have a Light School Bag?

My school bag always weighs a lot and I do not want to have a scoliosis or other back problems. My shoulders hurt every day and it is very tiring to ride my bike with the heavy load on my back. How ...
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Naturally removing blackheads at home [duplicate]

I have bad blackheads around my nose. I don't want to get chemical treatments. Is there any way to get rid of them naturally at home? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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How to properly take off a band-aid?

I get injured a lot more than an average person. So I use band-aids pretty often. But everytime I take it off, it takes all of the hairs stuck to it and is very painful in addition to leaving a ...
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How to reduce morning breath with night guard use

I grind my teeth at night pretty bad so I have a night guard. I use the fizzing denture cleaning tablets and brush the night guard with my toothbrush -- It doesn't taste bad when I put it in, but in ...
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How to remove print/ markings from small Eye Drops bottle for other use?

I am not sure what the material of these types of small bottles is composed of. I find they are most reliable when it comes to being Leak resistant for small quantity of liquids etc where I just ...
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How? Vertically holster electric shaver & beard/ hair trimmer suspended, maybe using shelf over bathroom counter?

Bathroom counter, with electrical socket, mirror & glass shelves on adjoining wall. Also, electric shaver at bottom of pic on Counter Electric trimmer, depicting shape etc Now, based on ...
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How to keep a vertical row of multiple soap bars vertically instead of typical horizontal one-soap dish?

So for illustration i have organic type of soap bars that I use now thanks to the TSA liquid drama. The slimmer ones in the pic are 3 cm exact and I go through varieties that are thicker as well as ...