7 Reasons Why You Should Not Throw Away Those Silica Gel Bags



When you open up a new box or buy some new clothes, it’s pretty common to find the little packet of silica gel hanging around. And the immediate thing you do is throwing it away.

Well, you shouldn’t be!

It turns out there are a lot of great uses for silica gel that can make your life significantly easier.
Silica gel is full of tiny pores made from silicon dioxide and is a desiccant, which means it absorbs moisture from the air.

4 ordinary 10g bag can absorb up to four grams of water - 20 to 40 per cent of its own weight.

Although the warning signs such as "do not eat" and "keep way from babies" is enough to put us off and chuck them out, we really be paying attention to these helpful little bags. 

Below is a short little list of different ways you could utilize them in your home.


1. Use them to absorb moisture in your gym bag
The gel will absorb the extra moisture that causes a really bad odor. It will also prevent bacteria from thriving in the damp and moist clothes you have on your bag.

2. Put them between towels
Your towels won’t get damp and smell unpleasantly ever again. Putting a few of these in the towel cabinet won't hurt.

3. They make your razors last longer
Take a plastic container and put a few silica bags in there. After you shave your, put the razor inside the container. This will make the razor blades last longer than usual.

4. Save your phone
If your phone accidentally drops in water, put it in a jar with silica bags. People claim it’s more effective than putting the phone in a pack of rice.

5. Prevent foggy car windows
Put a bunch of silica gel bags under the windshield from the inside. It will prevent your windows from fogging up.

6. Save Old Photos
Put a couple of silica gel bags in the box of old photos. It will eventually save the photos from the dampness that could possibly ruin them.

7. Save your makeup
Putting a few of these gel in your makeup box or purse will stop the powdery makeup from curdling.

(Source: TheSun)
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