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Old 12-08-2008, 06:46 PM   #11
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I tried that, but when my house started smelling like pickles I quit.


When we were little & visiting Grandma, she would have us lay on the kitchen counter so she could wash our hair. After rinsing out the shampoo, she'd do a rinse with white vinegar. Every photo from her house always shows me with super shiny hair. It basically slams the cuticle shut, because of it's acidity. (excuse me whilst I channel Martha Stewart....) it's a good thing.
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Old 12-08-2008, 10:10 PM   #12
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Actually the vinegar just brings back the normal balance of your skin and hair from the alkaline shampoo. Use it on your husband's rough hands and skin for awhile and they will become baby soft and smooth.
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Old 12-08-2008, 10:13 PM   #13
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I use vinegar to clean out my coffee maker.

I run water and vinegar through 3 cycles, then rinse with fresh water for 3 cycles. It cleans the coffee maker inside and out.

As a side point, I use regular table salt to clean my stove and counter-tops. It is less abrasive than other cleaning products, easily cleans up caked on foods, is environmentally friendly and really cheap.
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Old 12-08-2008, 10:20 PM   #14
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My husband uses it to clean off the calcium build up on his reef aquarium stuff....
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Old 12-08-2008, 11:17 PM   #15
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Mix it with baking soda to create an impressive chemical reaction!
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Old 12-09-2008, 12:17 AM   #16
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Mixing a Tbls or two in a glass of water and drink it.
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:58 AM   #17
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If you have dark hair and you wash it with soap and vinegar you get a nice healthy looking shine.
I have long black hair. I wash my hair with diluted vinegar after shampooing. It really looks shining.
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Old 12-09-2008, 09:53 AM   #18
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I have long black hair. I wash my hair with diluted vinegar after shampooing. It really looks shining.
Wow so it is true haha.

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lol that would be one of my favourites. :P
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:34 AM   #19
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I give my dog a rinse with vinegar after a shampoo to cut the "wet dog" smell.

Check this out!

Vinegar Tips - 1001 Uses for white distilled vinegar.
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I run a half gallon through a cycle on my dish washer to delime it

and I use it in my Scooba
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