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7 Everyday Things We Mostly Do Wrong

Just because we do things everyday does not mean we are doing them correctly. Here are the right way to do household things.

It is possible to put our minds on “autopilot” and perform a task without thinking about it. And we don’t give much thought to these everyday occurrences. For example, after eating, most of us immediately head to the bathroom to clean our teeth. However, it may be a surprise to learn that this behavior is detrimental to your dental health. Read on to know the right way to do everyday things.

Brush Your Hair From The Scalp Outwards

In the daily routine, one of the rituals is brushing the hair. Compared to the common practice of combing from the ends up, it is best to begin at the scalp and work your way up. The oils in your hair will be more evenly distributed, keeping your hair hydrated and preventing an oily scalp.

Press The Hair Pin After Sliding It

If you’ve ever struggled to hold your hair in place when using bobby pins, it might be because you’re not doing it correctly. The wavy side should be pressed on the scalp during application. Hair can’t slip out of the ribbing, which is why it’s there.

Cool Food Before Being Placing It In The Refrigerator

While it is customary to let food cool before storing it in the fridge, the FDA Food Safety and Inspections Service recommends that perishables not be left outside the refrigerator for longer than 2 hours. It is recommended to divide enormous quantities of food into smaller containers to chill and store them more rapidly.

Add A Safety Pin To The End Of The Toothpaste Tube

Putting a safety pin on every end of the toothpaste tube is an excellent tip for making it easier to squeeze the contents out. Also, a clip would work. This way, you won’t have to worry about squeezing the last bit of toothpaste from the tube.

Change The Ceiling Fan’s Direction Every Season

Despite the cold, ceiling fans may be a welcome addition to any room. Just flick a switch at its base to have your fan run in the opposite direction. This will force warm air downward, maintaining a comfortable temperature.

Invert The Container And Let The Homemade Jell-O Set

If you let each serving of Jell-O set upturned on the lid, you can easily pick it up and consume it. Take comfort in knowing that this will make the experience more pleasurable.

Drain Pasta In A Colander

You may avoid wasting if you put a strainer over the pasta and water once they are done cooking. You’ll need to juggle the sieve and the pasta pot when you’re done. The final step is to empty the water into the colander.


Indrani Karmakar from Siliguri is a writer and artist. After graduating in Political science, she broadened her horizons and dived into the world of creativity. She loves adding humour and innovation to everything in and around her. When she is not working, you will find her collecting oddly shaped pebbles, doodling, crafting, and if you are really lucky- you can even catch her humming!
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