Use Lip Balm as a Sticky Pine Sap Remover

Can't get pine sap off your hands when you are outdoors? Use lip balm as a sticky pine sap remover, lip balm also works wonders on sticky price tags.

Sticky pine sap remover

Have you ever been out camping or hiking and gotten the sticky sap of a pine or spruce on your hands?

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You can use your handy pocket lip balm as a sticky pine sap remover on your hands. 

Here's something that I always have in my pocket and that has come to my rescue many times. Have you ever been out camping or hiking and gotten the sticky sap of a pine or spruce on your hands? As we all know, soap and water won't get it off - but that little tube of Chap Stick® in your pocket will work as a sticky pine sap remover perfectly. It's also great for getting off that nasty adhesive left from price stickers. I recently bought a pair of reading glasses that had the price sticker stuck onto the right lens. My Chap Stick® got the sticker gunk off in a flash without harming the lens. For years I have wanted to share this secret but didn't know how to get the word out. Thanks, MOTHER!

Andy Wazelle
Machias, ME