Mom shares her secret cleaning tips you wish you knew sooner — from applying coconut oil to boots to dropping ice cubes in the dryer
- Chantel Mila, a queen who hacks her house, has shared her three simple cleaning tricks
- Melbourne’s mom said she used coconut oil on leather shoes to make them waterproof
- She suggested putting ice cubes in the dryer with clothes and sheets
- Chantel Said To Use Shaving Cream To Remove Makeup Stains On White Clothes
A “hacks” queen for the home has revealed her three unusual cleaning tricks you wish you knew sooner using ice cubes, shaving cream and coconut oil.
Chantel Mila, who visits Mama Mila online, shared the cleaning hacks with her 1.1 million followers in a video posted on her popular Instagram page.
The Melbourne mother of two’s first tip is to apply coconut oil to leather boots to make them waterproof before leaving the house.
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Chantel Mila, aka Mama Mika, shared three little-known cleaning hacks you wish you knew sooner in a video posted to her 1.1 million Instagram followers
The Melbourne mother of two’s first tip is to apply coconut oil to leather boots to make them waterproof before leaving the house
“You can also use beeswax if you have it at home,” she added.
Second, she said put ice cubes in the dryer with your clothes or sheets so they come out wrinkle-free without having to iron them.
This creates a steamy environment that helps reduce creases without ironing. You can also use a wet face towel,” said the 32-year-old.
Chantel’s last tip was to “instantly” remove makeup stains from white clothing with shaving cream.
She applied the shaving cream to spots and rubbed it with a brush to “make it disappear like magic.”
Second, she said placing ice cubes in the tumble dryer with your clothes or sheets will create more steam during the cycle and help them come out wrinkle-free.
Finally, Chantel suggested using shaving cream to remove makeup stains from white clothing, which she said works “like magic.”
The clip was viewed 2.7 million times and received hundreds of comments from many followers who were impressed by the unusual tips and tricks.
“That makeup removal hack is the one I need!” said one person.
“Ooh had no idea about the shaving cream!!” another wrote.
“What a great idea, I’m going to try the coconut oil for my leather boots,” said a third.
Secrets of a cleaning queen: how Mama Mila keeps her house running smoothly every week
BUY MY FIVE DESERT ISLAND CLEANING
I love making my own DIY cleaning supplies and often the DIYers use simple, household ingredients that can be found in every pantry! My best cleaning products include baking soda, white vinegar, lemons, tea tree oil, and lavender essential oil.
MY THREE LITTLE KNOWN CLEANING SECRETS
1. Denture tablets are a top secret cleanser. They can whiten your toilets, whiten clothes, whiten bathroom sinks – they are amazing!
2. Putting on your favorite song while cleaning is an easy way to make cleaning fun. I ask my Amazon Echo Show 15 to put on my 10-minute “clean up playlist” and try to make cleaning as enjoyable as possible. You will be amazed at how much you can do!
3. Spilled red wine can be quickly removed with club soda. It’s the best way to lift it off your carpet or clothes without staining.
Our weeks can be a constant juggling between work and family obligations. U.S Amazon Echo Show 15 has been an absolute game changer in our home and helps us stay organized during the week.
We’ve adapted our screen to show our shopping and to-do lists so I can see what’s on the agenda for the day while drinking my morning tea, and the family calendar helps us stay on top of the child’s activities, important school dates, our appointments and business meetings.
Earlier, the popular home hacks influencer shared how she makes a DIY spray that removes sweat stains from clothes in just ten minutes.
Chantel swears by a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and dish soap to easily remove perspiration stains from clothes.
“This is the easiest way to get rid of underarm deodorant stains for good,” she captioned her viral TikTok†
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Chantel shared the formula for a DIY spray that removes sweat stains from clothes in just ten minutes using a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and dish soap.
Chantel mixes two parts hydrogen peroxide with one part dish soap to create the spray.
She then pours the mixture into a bottle and sprays it on the stained clothing, letting it soak for ten minutes.
“The potent mixture will pull the stain right off,” she said.
Then she washes the clothes in a washing machine as usual.
While the trick is most commonly used on white clothes, Chantel said 3% hydrogen peroxide and a shorter soak time should work just fine on dark clothes.
However, she still recommends pre-patching as different materials can react differently to the DIY mixture.