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Uses for shortening, other than cooking. Post your ideas.

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January 5, 20050 found this helpful

Cleanser - if your hands need heavy-duty cleaning after gardening or working on the car or in the shop, rub in shortening before using soap

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January 5, 20050 found this helpful

Screw driving - to penetrate surfaces easily, put shortening on screw.

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January 5, 20050 found this helpful

Hand or Feet Softener: Wash the area to be softened. Rub hands/feet with shortening, and add enough white sugar in to act as an abrasive. Rub this mixture into the skin. Wipe off with paper towel. Wash hands, then use your favorite lotion. Note: this can be quite messy. If you do your hands, have everything available near the sink and then use this method. If you do your feet, do in your bath tub.

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January 26, 20050 found this helpful

Plastic surgeons have advised patients to use crisco for chapped lips. That's what I've read anyway.

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March 30, 20060 found this helpful

Lubricate a squeaky hinge.

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May 12, 20100 found this helpful

Moisturizer for face, hands and heels. GG Vi

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