Recycling Cosmetics. 11 Products That Can Be Used for Something Else

Are your drawers full of cosmetics that were not quite a reasonable purchase? You don’t have to throw them away. Just find another way you can use them. Learn how you can use cosmetics for other purposes than they were made for. This is really easy.

#1 Hair conditioner

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• you can use it to wash make-up brushes and hair brushes
• it can replace leg shaving cream as it may soften the hair and moisturize your skin
• once you add sugar or coffee, it will turn into peeling

#2 Face cream

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• it can moisturize the skin on your hands, elbows and feet
• you can use it to nourish your hair spread it evenly on hair, leave it there for 30 minutes and wash it

#3 Hair shampoo

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• it’s a great cleaning agent; use it to clean the floors, doors or even to wash up
• it will also clean make-up brushes and hair brushes
• it works just like liquid soap,
• you can wash delicate clothes with it, too

#4 Oils

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• nourish hair ends and oil dry elbow and heel skin
• effectively remove make-up
• added to your bath moisturize the whole body
• successfully replace professional massage oils
• once you add some salt, coffee or sugar, they turn into peeling lotions

#5 Perfumes and mists

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• add a few drops to the last washing cycle and the whole laundry will absorb the fragrance
• they can work as air-refreshers
• you can sprinkle them onto curtains, cushions or even car seats
• those containing alcohol will make great disinfectants that could be used, for example, to clean tweezers, nail files or scissors
• soak a cotton wad with it and put it into the hoover dust bag; any time you use it, the scent will be everywhere.

#6 Aerosol antiperspirants

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• they will successfully replace shoe spray or foot antiperspirants

#7 Shower gels

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• a good replacement of liquid soap
• also work as washing agent or cleaning agents for floors or kitchen tops

#8 Lip balms

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• these could be a substitute of eye shadows

#9 Mouth balm

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• it moisturizes skin around nails
• it also reduces red nose wings when you have a runny nose
• if applied with a small toothbrush, it can model your bushy eyebrows
• it can be also applied on small wounds to speed up the healing process and prevent infection

#10 Make-up foundation

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• if you mix it with balm, you will get a bronzer that will cover all veins and skin imperfections
• the very bright ones could be used as a concealer or shimmer
• add a few drops to a cream and you will get a light BB cream

#11 Eye shadows

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• mix them with transparent nail polish and you will create a brand new product to polish your nails
• shadows in intensive colors can be used to make hair highlight
• they will also work well as blush or shimmer
• crumbled and added to a transparent lip gloss, they will let you get a new color of lip balm

What do you think about recycling cosmetics? Do you know any other ways we can use unwanted shampoos or balms? Let us know in your comments!