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 seek professional medical advice.

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How to check if a condom might be defective before using it?

Condoms don't give 100% protection and can break, that's a known fact. I would like to know, are there any ways/hacks to check a single condom (before using it) and see if it might be defective and ...
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How to get rid of bad breath while fasting?

Fasting causes bad breath, and as a muslim I fast these days. It is permissible to brush your teeth whilst fasting but it does not help. I think the bad smell has nothing to do with mouth and is ...
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How would you have a rewarding snack like cookies locked away, and only accessible at a certain time each day?

The goal is to get myself out of bed each morning, AND to prevent myself from eating too many cookies, but also to reward myself with a cookie every so often. If I have a reason - "You can eat a ...
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Any quick wins for hyperhidrosis?

I suffer from hyperhidrosis (not excessive), and one of the symptoms is clammy palms. No amount of handwashing will help, within 10 minutes my hands feel clammy again. When I hold my computer mouse, I ...
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Sleeping with my mouth slightly open causes my throat to dry out and ache a lot

I have no clogged nose but still my mouth opens ever so slightly during the night and although I don't notice that I breathe through the mouth I have started to notice that my mouth is slightly open. ...
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Keeping Thin Hair Clean For Longer

I am encountering an issue where my hair gets dirty very quickly, only staying clean for the day it was washed. Part of the issue might be that I have very thin, blond (think Nordic European) hair ...
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What can I use to replace a button battery cover?

I have lost the battery cover on my mini tens machine and the machine wont work without it. The machine isn't sold anymore so I can't get a replacement part.
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Indoor comfortable stairs to run

Okay, so weird question. I like to run on stairs for exercise. The building I work in has a very nice arrangement for this--it is a 5-storey building with indoor, heated and air-conditioned, slightly ...
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How to use a stuck deodorant stick?

I tried to use a brand new deodorant, and turns out it's stuck: it's just not possible to turn the wheel in the bottom of the deodorant in order to push it upwards. The wheel is jammed completely and ...
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How to clean pipe cleaner so that it does not rust?

I am using pipe cleaners as an adjuster for my masks. How can I clean the pipe cleaner so that it does not rust? I have read that when washed they rust. And in summary this is bad for health. Any help ...
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How to make people stop hanging their clothes on stairs

Recently I slipped when a jacket was hung over the start of the railing of stair and it gave me a bad back pain but home people are not listening or not to hang it there as it is the first thing they ...
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How can I adjust the mask to my nose if the mask doesn't have the silver adjuster?

I have masks very similar to this one It doesn't have the adjuster, like the one in the white mask or the one in the last picture. As a replacement for the silver adjuster, I've thought in using ...
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Mosquito net smell

Yesterday,I covered the windows of my room with a mosquito net which I purchased recently (Taped it along the windows). This managed to keep the mosquitoes away but however, the smell due to the nylon ...
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Best bandage adhesive (brand) and baby oil (brand) combo for bandage covering the eyebrow?

I'm about to apply a bandage that will cover my eyebrow and read on this site it'd be best to use a certain brand of adhesive tape and then a brand of baby oil to make the removal less painful. I ...
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How to avoid the toothbrush becoming harder and harder after a period of use?

I recently find the more time you use your toothbrush, the harder it becomes! I've asked some people somewhere else and was told that it was because of the plasticiser leaching…… One thousand people ...
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How to keep jeans crisp

I wear jeans to office and is in jeans at home too so mostly in jeans but my office jeans become too flat and dull. Some people have jeans which are dark in colours and crisp. It is like they custome ...
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How to moisturize hair without spending a fortune on conditioner

I would like to find a life hack that would enable me to simply and easily moisturize my hair while bypassing the retail market and therefore not spending a fortune on conditioner. Does anyone know ...
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How to press a touch sensitive elevator button without touching it

In my office place, the elevator can only be called and/or operated by buttons that are touch sensitive. Pressing them with gloves or my jacket won't work. With current affairs going on, even though I ...
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How to cover hair for a barber to prevent cutting that particular hair?

I lengthen my hair to be gathered to a ponytail when the time comes. I started that process about 3 months ago from starting point, that is, after totally shaving my head. My problem My problem is ...
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How can I make my hair look neat and structured?

I want to improve my hair structure. Whenever I comb my hair, they won't stay structured. It will deviate on its own way. When I shampoo my hair, it looks ok.
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Face blemish concealment

What is the absolute best way to conceal face blemishes. I have tried everything I can think of and need to look well in a picture coming up soon.
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How do you clean your phone screen of breakout causing build up regularly?

I would first like to clarify that I believe my question is not a dupe of: How can I remove skin oil from my phone's screen? as I am specifically asking about a sensible solution to help prevent ...
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How do you untangle knots in hair?

My hair has two large tight knots the size of a fifty cent piece. I have tried EVERY tip that I was able to find on line. Nothing has worked. The only thing I have not tried is a wet brush as I do ...
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How to remove solidified paste from toothbrush

I have been using my current toothbrush for only about a month and it has already started developing deposits of solidified toothpaste on it(a significant amount). (It looks sort of like chewing gum ...
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How do I remove a ring that is stuck on my finger?

I've tried everything to get the ring off my finger and now my finger is too fat. I tried soap, string and lotion to remove it.
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How to clean shaving kit bag

I got a shaving kit bag which got my comb and other stuff as I have a beard but I am not ok with keeping my brush in it coz it hasn't been cleaned because I don't know how to. It doesn't smell or ...
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How to quickly cure the neck and back pain while studying?

I get severe pain on my neck and back while studying (or using a laptop) for a while, as fast as 90 minutes and usually 3 hours. I want to spend more time on studying but it is very difficult to keep ...
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How to stop a nose bleed once it starts?

If I am out somewhere and I have a nose bleed, how can I stop it in a fast and clean way?
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Fasten silicone glasses holder to arm of the glasses

I’ve bought a second glasses holder in the hope it won’t keep slipping off the arms. This is an ineffective product design. It is really annoying as I am in the middle of renovating a house. Every ...
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How to keep smelling fresh without perfume

I have a unknown allergy to perfumes. My breathing gets blocked from my nose up if someone near me wears perfume. I am okay with mild to low perfume. But sometimes I feel I am not that fresh, and ...
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protect a split fingernail

The nail of one of my favorite fingers keeps splitting, and catching on things. So far it has not torn the quick, but my luck will not hold forever. What can I do to protect it from catching and ...
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What is the best solution for ring-around-the-collar stains?

Collar stains tend to be the first major sign of wear on men's dress shirts. Are there preventative measures I can take? What about reliable techniques once the stain has appeared?
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Keeping used/dirty clothes in suitcase

While travelling with one bag/suitcase. What is the best way to keep dirty/used clothes in bag along clothes with clean/new clothes.
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Acne pimples on face

I have acne on my face from few years.i have used so many things for this take medicines from skin specialist but not useful at all kindly suggest me anything. I have oily skin.
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How to comb wavy beard from looking stray

I got wavy hair and I love growing beard but I had to cut it short because I cannot trim at home as I have a vision problem so it is after every month along with hair cut. But during that time when it ...
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How I warm my feet in the winter season?

My feet can't warm in socks, shoes, or even under a quilt. I am not feeling well in the winter season because of this problem. How can I warm my feet in winter?
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How to find out if a pillow is unhealthy and bad for neck

I been having neck pain and sleepless night and I wonder if my pillow are beyond it’s age. So how does one find how long pillow are useful before it need changing and what are signs of unhealthy ...
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Is there any way to stop my breasts leaking in the shower during the months when I breastfeed?

A bit of an interesting question, I know, but this is causing me serious difficulty! I am a couple of weeks after birth, and breastfeed my child. During the day, I put pads in my bra to stop my ...
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How to reduce eye strain which comes only when watching animations and cartoons?

My eyes hurt sometimes. Though I watch a lot of videos on YouTube like educational, T.V. series, documentaries but I notice my eyes getting strained and tired only when I am watching cartoons, ...
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A remedy for an itchy healing cut [closed]

I cut my finger accidentally a couple days ago. Not too deep, but it was painful for a few seconds, and there was some bleeding. I debrided it with hydrogen peroxide 3% solution, and then applied a "...
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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 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 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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