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Did you know that Avon number 1 selling products skin so soft has over 100 uses?...
100 uses of Avon Skin So Soft Original Dry Oil spray
It's a dry oil body spray and after shower moisturizer.
It can be used to remove makeup.
Great tanning oil (no sunscreen).
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.
Painting something? Use SSS to remove paint from the hands. (Instead of turpentine).
It soothes light sunburn.
Rub hands with it before washing, it helps get them cleaner.
Rub on dry, cracked skin.... helps heal skin in 2-3 days.
Put 1-2 cap fills in liquid soap and use it for shaving legs and under arms.
Pour a little into your Foot Soaker to help moisturize your feet while you relax them.
It removes chewing gum from hair, skin, and most nonporous surfaces.
Cleans permanent ink off stamps.
Dry oil works GREAT on Head Lice! Saturate head and let it set for 15 minutes. Then rinse, lice will be gone! Of course shampoo hair a couple of times to get the oil out, but the lice will be gone for good!
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 a pea-sized dab of SSS and rub it in your hair. It goes straight in and leaves hair as shiny as the ads on TV, not greasy at all, just soft and shiny.
Use Dry oil towelettes -- cover window sill with towelettes to keep ants out.
(LICE) Sometimes, using a Dry oil, like Avon's SSS, will work to loosen the glue, which holds the nits to the hair. There is a product called Neon Nits, which when sprayed on the hair, will highlight the nits so you can see them to then snip them out with a small scissors.
If you have psoriasis on your elbows, try rubbing Avon's SSS Dry oil spray onto affected areas.
Mix Dry oil with your bath water, very relaxing and gets rid of dry skin.
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 price tag and label glue from glass, metals, and most plastics.
It removes soap scum from shower doors and curtains, and bathroom and kitchen figures.
It removes lime and hard water deposits from fixtures, tile, shower doors and windows.
It's 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 nonporous surfaces.
It takes fur off of clothing.
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.
Rub all over windowsills to keep ants out.
It cleans paintbrushes 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 "ring around the collar".
It removes liquid nail (panelling glue).
Two glass bowls or glasses stuck together? Drizzle a little SSS down the sides and they'll come apart easily.
It removes candle wax from furniture, carpets and clothing.
Bird Feeders: To deter bees try rubbing SSS on the feeder surface by the feeder ports.
Maggots too!! Apply SSS inside the can and lid, then later, flush with soapy water. You shouldn't have any maggots for the rest of the summer!
It is a great furniture polish!
Put SSS in one of those insecticide sprayers on the garden hose. Spray the back yard! This will cut down on ants, mosquitoes and fleas!
Spray it on your prized roses and even on flowers you place at the cemetery. Keeps both bugs and animals from eating the flowers.
It cuts grease and cleans dirt from range hoods.
Add a capful 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.
Mix one part SSS and 2 parts water and spray on your tomato plants every 2-3 days to keep tomato worms off.
SSS Dry oil also does a great job cleaning cherry wood cabinets.
Put a little in your mopping water to help keep crawling bugs out. (Not too much or the floor gets slippery.)
Use to clean windows.
Removes crayon from most surfaces.
Screens can be lightly sprayed with Avon SSS to repel no-see-'ums and tiny gnats that otherwise might slip though the screens
Another use for SSS is it will kill those pesky earwigs. Spray it on & they don't return to life.
Also if you ever make candles, use clear melted wax and put SSS in as it harden. Works great for outdoor use to keep the mosquitoes away.
As a deodorizer, spray into air and let settle, kills those nasty pet orders.
Kids’ rooms if a child wets the bed, spray the bedding and sheets before washing and will give it a fresh clean smell.
It's a great insect repellent for your pet. (As recommended in "Outdoor Life" and "Field and Stream").
Mix 5 parts water, 1 part SSS and mist on animals. Brushing it in makes their coats gleam and keeps insects off so the animals don't fidget in the show ring.
Mix in your pet's bath water. It takes the fleas off of them...and in between sprays them with the same mixture as in #2 to help keep them off.
Rub on your hands before and after working with your pets and farm animals. It will remove the strong smells.
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.
For dogs dry skin mix 1 tablespoon of SSS per gallon of water and use as an after bath rinse. Or spritz your pet's coat once per week.
If your dog should get tar or asphalt on the pads of their feet rub on SSS and then wipe off.
Flea Bath: Use a flea and tick shampoo. Rinse, rinse, and rinse so no soap residue is left. Follow with final rinse of 2 gallons of water mixed with flea dip and 1 capful of SSS. The SSS helps replace the oils lost in bathing and has the added benefit of repelling insects.
Flea Repellent: Avon's SSS Dry 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.
If you have a Chow, they are notorious for dry, flaky skin. Add SSS Dry oil on their skin and it does wonders!
Horses Cats and Dogs; 1-cup Avon SSS 1-cup white vinegar 1-cup (or more) water 5 cc of essential oil of citronella (from the health food store NOT the type you burn to keep insects away that is available in a drug store) Mix in a spray bottle. Straight SSS works well for mosquito’s too but really makes your dog greasy.
Barns and farm areas; Use a diluted mix of Avon SSS in water and spray on barn walls and floors to discourage insects from hanging around or to eliminate them before putting in the new bedding.
Avon's SSS Dry oil massaged directly into the skin of your Rottweiler acts not only as a successful repellent and makes their dogs smell good but helps prevent drying and itchy skin.
A natural way to help cats with flea problems and flea allergies is to rub Skin So Soft into the skin. Once a bug, always a bug. Fleas don't like it either! Spread the word!
Cats: SSS Dry oil IS SAFE FOR FUR LICKING
Use the Dry oil, and rub it into the skin, not more than every few days. Cats can be sensitive so just be careful. Common sense is the rule
SSS Dry oil can be used as a hoof polish. This will put a nice shine to the hoof without drying it.
SSS Dry oil can be used as a muzzle, eye, and ear enhancer. Using SSS Dry oil works great and still helps keep bugs away.
When braiding your horses manes use SSS Dry oil. It seems to help hold the braids a lot better and they don't try to rub them out.
It removes tar spots from the car without damage to the paint.
Use it to clean vinyl dashboards, seats, and tops. It not only cleans, but also keeps it soft and helps to prevent any cracking.
After washing your car, use it as a tire dressing to keep them looking like new.
Put some on a small washcloth and leave in the car to help keep the air fresh and clean.
Wipe down vinyl surfaces inside your car. Cleans nicely and removes smoke odours left by cigarette smokers.
It gently cleans heavy grease and oil from skin and nonporous surfaces (great for Mechanic's Hands).
It removes tree sap.
Prior to traveling...rub SSS on headlights and grill. It makes insects and bugs easier to remove.
Open a towelettes and use as an automotive air freshener.
So there you have it, Skin so Soft which first launched in 1961 making it Avon's most recognised brand and product worldwide!
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