She Put Some Towels Into Her Slow-Cooker For A Genius At-Home Spa Remedy

As far as I’m concerned, slow-cookers are the holy grail of making delicious meals.

When I was a kid, my mouth would water every time my mom used her Crock-Pot because I couldn’t wait to taste whatever she was cooking. I’ve only really considered the appliance’s usefulness when it comes to food, but as it turns out, these bad boys do a whole lot more than that.

From making homemade lip balm to sanitizing baby toys, here are 12 alternative uses for your slow-cooker. Click the links in the headings below for more details!

1. Use your Crock-Pot to make a batch of homemade soap!

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2. Never buy lip balm again and just make it yourself by melting beeswax, coconut oil, and vitamin E oil in your slow-cooker on low to medium heat. After letting the mixture cool, add a few drops of any essential oil, then use an eyedropper to fill tubes or small tubs with lids. Just keep them upright until they’re set and you’re good to go!

4. You can soothe your stiff joints with this homemade relief from healing touch practitioner Amy Stephens

7. Fill some shot glasses, tea cups, or old candle holders with wax and place them in your slow-cooker to make candles

8. Give your kids endless fun by using a slow-cooker to create your own Play-Doh

10. Recycle your kids’ broken crayons

12. All you need to dye

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