Kids health

How to remove bandage residue

Did that bandage leave behind a dirty, sticky mess? Here's a fast trick.

Photo: iStockphoto

Photo: iStockphoto

Why is it long after the bandage comes off, there’s still that sticky, dirty reminder of the time they fell off their scooter? The residue seems to stay on all summer long. To get rid of it, once and for all, gently massage a small amount of baby oil onto the skin. The residue should wipe right off.

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