How To Get The Smell Of Bleach Off Your Hands

 
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
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Bleach is one of the strongest household cleaning products and it's great at removing dirt and killing bacteria. However, it is also true that it emits a rather unpleasant odor and it can sometimes "perfume" your hands with its horrible pong. And let's be honest, nobody wants to smell of cleaning products... That is why OneHowTo is here to share some tricks on how to get the smell of bleach off your hands. Stinky hands, be gone!

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Get the smell of bleach off your hands with lemon

One of the fastest methods of getting the smell of bleach off your hands is to rub them down with lemon, instead of washing them with soap. Lemon is one of the most effective natural cleaners and it also acts as an odor killer, meaning it eliminates all kinds of foul and stinky odors.

Get the smell of bleach off your hands with vinegar

In addition, you can use vinegar to eliminate the smell of bleach from your hands after cleaning the house. Like lemon, this natural product is able to do suppress smells and kill dirt on numerous surfaces, including your hands.

You just have to take a splash of vinegar on your hands and then wash them without rubbing them together too much. Do not be afraid of the strong smell. It will not linger on your hands like bleach does. Why not have a read of another OneHowTo article on how to clean the washing machine with vinegar.

Using coffee to get the smell of bleach off your hands

Alternatively, you can use coffee to get the smell of bleach off your hands. To do so, cover your hands with coffee grounds or even the dregs that you have already used and see how the smell of bleach quickly disappears. Coffee is also commonly used to remove unpleasant odors, such as those inside the refrigerator or when making homemade air fresheners.

Avoid the smell of bleach on your hands

Remember that 'prevention is better than the cure', so we suggest that when cleaning with bleach or when disinfecting any surface, you should use rubber gloves. You can find them at any shop or supermarket. They will help you avoid the bad smell of bleach on your hands and now the nasty chemicals will not damage your skin.

You can also read our article on how to clean with bleach safely so you avoid this unpleasant odor.

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