Eggs are a very rich source of vitamins, minerals and proteins, and have multiple health benefits. By incorporating them into your diet, you improve your health and reduce your risk of cancer. But do you know that eggs and their shells and packaging have other unusual but very useful uses? Discover them in what follows!
unusual uses of eggs, their shells and their packaging:
1 – Nourish and strengthen the hair
Thanks to their high protein and healthy fat content, eggs are very beneficial for the hair they nourish, strengthen and deeply moisturize. Simply prepare your homemade mask by whipping an entire egg with a tablespoon of olive oil and then applying the mixture to your hair. Cover them with a shower cap and let stand for 15 to 30 minutes. Then rinse with clear water and wash your hair as usual.
2 – Firming and nourishing the skin
Egg white is the richest part of protein. On the skin, it has a beautiful lifting, moisturizing and nourishing. So, if you want to tighten your skin while giving it shine and softness, apply egg white after washing once or twice a week. Allow to dry completely before rinsing and apply your usual moisturizer. You can also apply the egg white to the eye area, but be careful not to touch the inside of the eye.
3 – Counter acne
To get rid of pimples, blackheads and redness, here is a mask made of egg white, very easy to achieve. Just whisk together an egg white, a few drops of lemon juice and a spoonful of honey. Apply the mixture to washed skin, avoiding the eyes, nostrils and mouth, then allow to dry before rinsing. This trick is to apply in the evening, because of the photo-sensitizing effect of lemon, and not more than once a week.
4 – Clean leather furniture
To clean your leather furniture and give it a youthful look, soak a soft cloth in egg white and use it to wipe. This way, you will eliminate the dust and fat deposits that have accumulated while feeding your leather.
1 – For better compost
Possessing a very slow rate of biodegradation, the eggshells help you to air your compost and thus to curb the emission of bad smells. Simply crush them and mix them with your compost.
2 – Fertilize your garden
Thanks to their high calcium content which is very beneficial for plant growth, you can use egg shells instead of your usual fertilizer.
3 – Keep slugs and snails at bay
To preserve your plants and move away slugs and snails, roughly grind some eggshells. Thus having sharp edges, they will form a protective barrier around your plants.
4 – A cure for your pet
If your pet suffers from diarrhea after eating something unhealthy, add a few spoonfuls of the eggshell powder and coffee mix to his meal. His pain will disappear in one day only.
5 – Shine pots and pans
If you have stubborn stains that soapy water can not remove from your pots or pans, use eggshells to rub them. The result will surprise you.
6 – For a better taste of coffee
If the taste of coffee is too bitter for you, boil an organic eggshell washed with your coffee, to reduce the bitterness. However, do not forget to filter your drink so as not to swallow pieces of the shell.
7 – For a bright white linen
To remove stains from your clothes and whiten them quickly and efficiently, fill a small fillet of eggshell and place in your washing machine with your clothes. The result is magnificent.
1 – For storage
To keep your little decorations and prevent them from getting lost or mixed up, place them in the compartments of an egg box. You can also use this trick for sewing material (needles, stones, beads, etc.).
2 – An improvised ice cube tray
If you need ice cubes but you run out of tanks, wash a box of plastic eggs carefully, and fill the water compartments. A few hours in the freezer and voila.
3 – As a paint palette
If your children want to paint, and you want to avoid seeing it flowing everywhere, replace their palette with a box of egg. In each compartment, pour the amount of paint