1. If gum dries up, add a little vinegar and stir.
2. Add a pinch of soda bicarb to the water to boil peas etc. faster and also to retain their bright green color.
1. To one tablespoon of cucumber juice, stir in a few drops of limejuice and a dash of turmeric powder. Mix well and apply over your face and neck. Leave it on for half an hour and then remove it with ordinary tap water. This lotion makes an excellent whitener for all types of skin.
2. Cut tomatoes in half and rub over the face. This is useful for toning up and whitening the skin and refining the pores.