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You already cook and bake and grill everything with the stuff. But what about removing your makeup with it? Here, seven ways to use olive oil outside the kitchen.

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Fix a squeaky hinge

Forget the WD-40. Just pour a little olive oil on a dishrag and rub it on the hinge to take care of that creaky old door--without any harsh chemicals.

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Get a smoother shave

Bonus: It doubles as a moisturizer, so you get silky, soft legs in one step.

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Polish furniture

Wood coffee table looking a bit dinged up? Combine 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of distilled white vinegar and funnel it into a spray bottle for your very own cleaning concoction. 

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Remove makeup

It’s much gentler than most of the removers you’ll find at drugstores. Pour a few drops of olive oil onto a cotton round and gently rub it across your lids to whisk away any traces of tonight’s smoky eye.

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Use it as a hair mask

Dry, frizzy strands? Mix 1/2 cup of olive oil with 1/4 cup of raw honey and slather on liberally from mid-lengths to ends. Then, clip it all up and catch an episode of Barefoot Contessa before rinsing everything out with warm water.  

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Clean ears

Studies have found that pouring a little bit of warm olive oil into your ear and letting it drip out will soften any wax and make it easier to clean ears afterward.

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Rub paint off skin

Finally tackled that project from Pinterest? And got paint all over your arms? Instead of scrubbing your skin raw to remove that dried-on residue, rub your hands and arms down with olive oil to help paint chips slide off easily.

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