The Benefits Of Skin-So-Soft The Original
Did you know there are many uses for the original skin so soft Avon product? It can help in many ways which can save you more money ! So its not just a moisturizer and its been around for along time.
When I was a child my mom used it all the time, she used it on me and my siblings as a bug repellent . There are many different opinions if it really works to keep those nasty mosquitoes away. Even though it may or may not work as a repellent it does have many more uses.
Personal Use : It can be used to remove makeup. Great tanning oil.
Hot oil treatment to soften cuticles.
Great massage oil for tired muscles.
Cleans off tape marks left from bandages on skin.
Cleans ink off the skin.
Helps relieve itching caused by dry skin Cleans oil and grease off of skin.
Use Skin-So-Soft to remove paint from your skin. (Instead of Harsh Chemicals). It soothes light sunburn.
Rub on dry, cracked skin helps heal skin in 2-3 days.
Put 1-2 caps full in liquid soap and use it for shaving legs and under arms. Helps razor glide and leaves skin feeling smooth.
Pour a little into your Foot Saver to help moisturize your feet while you relax them.
It removes chewing gum from hair, skin, and most surfaces.
Cleans permanent the ink off stamps.
SSS Original Bath Oil works GREAT on Head Lice. Saturate head and let it set for 15 minutes. Then rinse and Shampoo hair a couple of times to get the oil out, but the lice should be gone and stay gone!
It kills ants instantly.
Spray on skin to relieve dry itching skin. Helps skin retain its elasticity.
Wash hair with shampoo and conditioner like always and after it dries…Use about the size of a dime of SSS and rub it in your hair. It goes straight in and leaves hair as shiny , not greasy at all just soft and shiny.
Sometimes, using bath oil, like Avon’s Skin So Soft, will work to loosen the glue which holds the nits to the hair. There is also a product called Neon Nits, which when sprayed on the hair, will highlight the nits so you can see them to remove the nit from the hair.
Household uses : Sponge it around doors, windows, and on screens to keep crawling bugs out.
It’s a good wood cleaner and conditioner for natural wood.
It removes glue and gum left from price tags and labels from glass, metals, and most plastics.
It removes lime and hard water deposits from fixtures, tile, shower doors and windows.
It can be use as an oil lubricant for fitting pipe joints that won’t slip together.
It cleans ink off most vinyl and painted surfaces.
It cleans heavy oil and grease from non-porous surfaces.
Rub on brass ornaments or figurines to help keep them from turning dark.
Removes crayon from appliances and most painted surfaces.
Wash cupboards with it mixed in your cleaning water to keep ants off and out of the cupboards.
Use it to discourage hornets from building their nests. After using a hornet killing spray, remove the nest and keep the area sprayed with SSS. They will not rebuild there.
Use it to clean leather, it will also keep it soft and supple.
Use it on your air conditioning screen (filter)–your incoming air will smell fresher and the filter is easier to clean.
It cleans paint brushes easily and leaves them soft as new.
It removes gum from carpets.
It removes scuff marks from patent leather shoes.
Use it on running rails for sliding glass doors and windows.
It removes liquid nail (paneling glue).
Hummingbird Feeders: To deter bees try rubbing SSS on the feeder surface by the feeder ports.
Helps keep those maggots out of garbage cans too! You squirt SSS in can and on lid, then later flushed with soapy water, you shouldn’t have any bugs in cans rest of the summer.
It is a great furniture polish
Put it in one of those bottles that you attach to your backyard hose and then spray down the back yard! Will cut down on ants, mosquitoes and other creepy crawlies.
Spray it on rose bushes to keep the deer from eating them, (used at the cemeteries on the flowers for the same reason).
It cuts grease and cleans dirt from range hoods.
Add a cap-full to wash water of clothes…acts as a fabric softener and keeps the bugs off clothes.
Spray on orchids and other flowers for moisture and to keep bugs away.
Cleans baseball caps. Just spray on and rub with toothbrush.
Tomato Plants. Mix one part SSS and 2 parts water and spray on tomato plants to kept tomato worms off. Adding vinegar works fine too. Spray plants about every 2 or 3 days..
SSS bath oil also does a great job cleaning cherry wood cabinets.
Removes crayon from most surfaces.
It’s a great insect repellent (or you can use Bug Guard, the actual SSS repellent)
Screens can be lightly sprayed with Avon “Skin-So-Soft” to repel tiny gnats that otherwise might slip though the screens.
Also if you ever make candles, use clear wax and melt put skin so soft in it and harden works great for out side in the summer.
As a deodorizer, spray into air and let settle, kills those nasty pet orders.
Animal Uses: Black Fly Spray For Dogs: Use as a spray or a dip. 1 cup SSS, 1/2 cup liquid detergent and 3 gallons of water.
If your dog should get tar or asphalt on the pads of their feet rub on SSS and then wipe off.
Can help as a flea repellent Avon’s Skin So Soft Bath Oil. 1-1/2 ounces per gallon of water; used as a sponge-on dip (or as a spritz) has been tested and proven to have significant, but not complete, flea-repellent activity for a 6-day period. It should help those dry coats, too.
I have a Chow Dog. Many chows have very dry and flaky skin. The SSS can help dandruff and itchiness and make hair shiny and smooth. Also can be used to shine those collars up as well.