Sanitary pads can be used for many awesome things that you wouldn’t even imagine! These sanitary pads have a strong absorption power. They are individually packed in waterproof plastic material. Plus, they possess excellent properties and they have many different uses as well.
The best of all is that you can buy them anywhere. Check these tricks out and you’ll be amazed!
It can be used to protect and cover wounds
Sanitary pads can be used as a first aid kit. Despite the pad insert a piece bandage or tape for fixing. Sanitary pad can perfectly serve to stop the bleeding – just press and fix the wound with bandages.
This is a perfect solution when you don’t have proper medical equipment with you; make sure you have them with you in your purse always. Or, for example, if you go hiking, skiing or any other kind of physical activiity that might cause some injury, have sanitary pads and a bandage with you.
Can be used for water filtration
Did you know that these sanitary pads can be used to filter the dirty water? Sometimes when you find yourself in a desperate situation and are forced to drink water from an unverified source, you can use these pads.
Here’s what to do: fill a bottle with dirty water and then through the opening part of the bottle fix a piece of the pad; fix it well. Decanted water will be filtered, but not completely; it may still contain microorganisms (bacteria and parasites), so it is best to boil it before consumption.
It can be used for growing sprouts
You can use sanitary pads in your garden. Some bean like alfalfa sprouts can be grown with the help of these pads. Because they have the property to retain moisture, when the pad is damp enough and placed vertically in a glass jar it can help you to sprout beans.
Only few days after you’ll sprinkle the seed and place on sunny window, the bean will start to grow.
Can serve as a cleaning cloth
These small pads also function as indestructible paper towel. They function great as small disposable towels to clean. Better yet, buy the types of pads that contain baking soda.
Here’s what you need to do: if you have a dirty microwave, clean it with a wet pad and turn the microwave on less than a minute. The water vapor will soften any stain.
Then using another dry pad, you will clean any dirt. If necessary – repeat the procedure again. Wet pad with baking soda can be used to clean the microwave from the outside as well.
You can use the sanitary pads for absorbing the melted ice in your refrigerator. Also, you can stick a pad in the refrigerator and leave it overnight – it will actually soak all unpleasant odors!
You can use it as pads for shoes for uncontrollable sweating and bad odor
Sanitary pads can sometimes replace deodorants. All you have to do is place a pad inside each shoe. This is an effective way to get rid of bad smell in people that have their feet sweat profusely.
Also, in hot weather, you can fix small pieces of the pad under the armpits, to prevent large circles of sweat that usually occur on the shirt you wear.
This trick is being used by many celebrities such as Formula 1 driver – Nico Rosberg who is wearing this pad inside the helmet in order to absorb the sweat.
It can serve as a pad for your breast while you’re breastfeeding
If you’re breastfeeding sanitary pads can be a lifesaver. If you run out of nursing pads and your milk is leaking a bit you can use sanitary pads and you won’t even feel the difference.
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