Aside from being one of the most refreshing and popular drinks in the world, Coca-Cola has some surprisingly practical, everyday uses that will totally amaze you. With all due respect to the biggest brand in history, Popular Everything can’t help but spill some juicy secrets about this tasty beverage, you think is only a drink.
1. Stain Remover – Freaky, Freaky Fresh
Sick of wasting your dollar bills on stain removers that don’t do squat? Well, have no fear, Coca-Cola is here! Pour some of that fizz in the wash, along with some detergent, allowing its carbonic and phosphoric properties to remove those ugly, stubborn stains. Bing!
2. Pot Cleaner – A Dirty, Little Secret
We all know what a bummer it is when your favorite pot is tarnished with last night’s leftovers. Yuck! So, what do you do when you’re famished and the only pot you’ve got looks worse than death itself? Easy! Pour in some of that Coke and let it sit for a few minutes. The chemicals in the drink will break down the gunk, and your pot will be good as new. You’re welcome and Bon Appétit!
3. Skin Savior – Sweet, Smooth Skin
Though it seems strange, you can use Coca-Cola to enhance your complexion. Yes, it’s a thing, and it works! Mix one tablespoon of flat Coke into your daily moisturizer, rub it in and let the magic begin. Your skin will glow like a lightsaber, and no one will know why. Boom!
4. Bubble Gum Remover – Away with Sticky
Getting gum stuck in your hair is probably the vilest, cosmetic tragedies, mainly if you weren’t the one chewing it. Put away those scissors and let Coca-Cola save your dear locks. Pour some Coke on the gum and let it sit for a while. Remove the gum with ease, and you’re good to go!
5. Rust Wrestler – We Can Fix it!
If your favorite metal tools are tainted with rust and your contemplating throwing them in the trash, stop! Fill a cup with Coke and dip your beloved tool inside. Now, watch the holy fizz turn that rust into dust!
6. Defroster – Ice, Ice Baby
Winter can be a real pain in the butt, especially if you live in Chicago and your car is covered in a pile of frost every morning. Instead of breaking your back and showing up late for work, grab some coke and poor it over the ice. Let it settle for a few minutes. It will dissolve the frost, and you’ll be ready to hit the road.
7. Bug Butcher – Bye, Bye Buggy
Ants aren’t any different from us when it comes to their love for the sweet stuff. Unfortunately, these buggies don’t know it’ll be a bitter-sweet end for them (literally). Guess what? Coke is a great pesticide! Destroy those ant piles by spraying them with some coke and watch those suckers drink to their death.
8. Toilet Cleaner – Soda Power
We all know scrubbing the toilet is a nasty task, which is universally avoided. Fortunately, Coca-Cola is here to make your life a little more comfortable by providing you with a cheap and easy solution for those brown spots. Pour the drink into the toilet, wait an hour, scrub then flush. And there you have it – a squeaky, clean toilet!
9. Pain killer – Ahhh…
We’ve all fallen victim to bug bites and maybe even jellyfish stings, leaving our skin itchy and irritated. Instead of squalling in pain and itching till you die, pour just a bit of Coca-Cola on the affected area and experience immediate relief.
10. Odor Killer – Reek Treat!
As much as we’re animal lovers, there are some creatures that aren’t exactly our definition of “sexy beasts” As we respect mother nature and all her fine creations, we are not fans of Mr. skunk face. So, you got sprayed, and you’re meeting your fiancé’s parents in two hours… Don’t panic! Just grab a bottle of coke, poor it in the bath and relax while it gets rid of the stench.