Last updated on September 16th, 2021 at 01:01 pm
I practice thrifty tips, I use coupons, I thought I was a good example of a frugal queen. Then one morning as I am running on the treadmill at the gym, I saw another frugal queen on TV sharing tips on saving money. I immediately pulled out my headphones, I was using to listen to my favorite workout tunes and started listening. Would this queen of frugality teach me something new?
How To Use Up Lotions In Squeeze Bottles To The Last Drop
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She did. With an empty container of moisturizer in one hand and a pair of sharp kitchen scissors in the other she proceeded to cut down the sides of the container and show all the viewers the days worth of product they were throwing away.
I was hooked. I couldn’t barely wait until my suntan lotion got empty enough to try her trick.
What I discovered was you need a very sharp pair of scissors to snip into one of these types of containers I used kitchen scissors that are super sharp. First I cut into the top layer and then cut it toward the left and then towards the right of the container.
Then I cut it all the way down the bottle and to again to the sides at the bottom.
I used a spoon to scoop out the remaining lotion I found inside. There was at least 3 to 4 tablespoons full. The Dolphin Organics Naturals brand of sunscreen goes a very far way so this is enough for several more applications.
This idea works for moisturizer, foundation, face cleanser, and suntan lotion basically any product that is thick and creamy in nature.
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