Secret Uses For Vicks VapoRub

If you open your medicine cabinet right now, chances are fairly high that you have a jar of Vicks VapoRub sitting on the shelf. After all, you only use a little bit during flu season so you usually have most of a jar left by the time the next winter rolls around.

We’re happy to tell you that the mentholated ointment doesn’t have to sit in your cabinet for another year. There are many more uses for the menthol serum than you might have known about. Learn why you should even rub it on your feet at night.

Cover Up Bad Smells

If you’re a busy bee without a lot of time to spend cleaning, then you know that funky smells inevitably pop up from time to time. It could be smelly shoes, a baby’s diaper, or even a carpet that has seen better and cleaner days.

Hack To Cover Up Bad Smells
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Even though there aren’t enough hours in the day to complete every chore, that doesn’t mean you should have to live with the smell. Apply a bit of Vicks under your nose and you’ll be smelling the sweet scent of menthol and eucalyptus all day long!