Don’t let winter ruin your favourite pair of boots. Pour equal parts white vinegar and lukewarm water into a bowl. Soak a rag in the mixture and use it to gently wipe your leather boots. Dry them off with a towel when finished. The salt will have disappeared.
A version of this article appeared in our December 2015 issue with the headline, “How to stop a nosebleed,” p. 38.