26 Alternative Uses for Original Blue Dawn Dish Soap

Original blue Dawn dish soap is great for washing dishes, but there are so many more frugal and practical uses for it! Save money and stay within your budget with these 26 alternative uses for original Blue Dawn dishwashing soap, which is biodegradable and gentle for the environment.

#1 Wildlife protection

According to the International Bird Rescue Research Center, Dawn effectively removes grease but does not cause harm to animals or the sensitive skin part of the birds.  It’s also biodegradable and contains no phosphates!

#2 Bubbles solution

Dawn dishwashing liquid makes a great homemade bubbles solution!  Swipe up to get the recipe for the best bubbles for your kids.

#5 Manicure

Soaking your fingers in full-strength Dawn Dish Soap not only makes the skin and cuticles soft and easy to work with, but it also effectively removes natural oils, ensuring that nail polish adheres well.

#8 Cleaning car tools

After you have finished your automotive repair project, soak your dirty tools in Dawn before you put them away to remove all the oil and grime. Dawn also helps prevent rust from forming on the tools.

#11 Ant repellant

Ants hate the slight residue of the Blue Dawn scent but it won't be a problem at all for kids or pets.  Should you see a trail of ants, go ahead and hit them with a Dawn/water spray. The added benefit? It leaves a clean, pleasant smell behind!

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