Unusual Uses for Tea
Get tips for using tea in unusual ways.
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- If you have a broken fingernail that is still hanging on, cut a small piece of tea bag and coat in clear nail polish. Place over the broken nail and it will adhere the nail together until it grows out. Cover in a colored coat.
- Let chamomile tea steep, then place in a facial steamer. Your skin will appreciate it.
- Use strong tea to clean your mirrors. Let the tea cool and pour into a spray bottle, then use a soft cloth to buff the mirrors.
- Fill a small gift bag with lavender tea and place under your car seat for a great air freshener. It also has a calming effect.
- Place tea leaves in a smoker box when grilling to give your foods a unique flavor.
- Place used tea bags in the bottom of a potted plant, on top of the drainage material. The tea bags will hold moisture in and also feed the plant nutrients.
- Freeze leftover tea in an ice cube tray. Use these tea ice cubes the next time you need to cool iced tea.
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