Remedy: Swipe lip balm.
Why it works: It deprive the exposed nerve endings of air, which helps stop the bleeding and instantly relieves the sharp pain of these tiny cuts.
Dull, splintered nails
Remedy: Rub a dab of cod liver oil or castor oil onto cuticles and nails.
Why it works: Both oils soften cuticles and make nails shiny, plus the massage helps them grow.
Remedy: Dissolve two Alka-Seltzer tablets in a quart of warm water and soak feet for 15 minutes twice a week.
Why it works: The baking soda in Alda-Seltzer increase the acid level on your feet, which inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria. If you're allergic to aspirin (a key ingredient in Alka-Seltzer), try sprinkling baking soda into your shoes to absorb any odors.