These days people have figured out new uses for just about everything and anything – from using denture cleaners to tidy up trainers, to making a sink sparkle with ketchup.
Life hacks and cleaning hacks have become a major trend and it seems that isn't going away any time soon.
And one mum has just proved this, by revealing the unusual thing she does with her mouthwash.
But the bizarre hack has left some people confused and others totally grossed out.
Posting in the Facebook group, 'We Love Mrs Hinch', the woman, named Nikki, shared a photo of her feet inside a washing up bowl.
The bowl was filled with Listerine Cool Mint mouthwash.
And she claims, the product is "amazing" for getting rid of dry skin and leaving her feet feeling as smooth and soft as a baby's.
Alongside the photo, Nikki wrote: "House all scrubbed, now time for a foot treat."
Dozens commented on her post, with many wondering where on earth she got the idea to do this from in the first place.
One person replied: "What?!?!?!!"
Another said: "How do people come up with these things? Who thought 'I wonder what would happen if I soaked my feet in mouthwash?'"
A third asked if it would also work with Oral B mouthwash.
Several people then advised against trying it at home, claiming they'd given it a go and it turned their feet blue – clearly you can't leave your feet to soak in the mouth wash for too long!
However, not everyone had a problem with the strange pedicure.
The niece of an air hostess said her aunt swears by the stuff to "cool her feet" after a long flight and a different person said they'd tried several different treatments before but this had proved the most "effective" for them so far.
So does a Listerine foot soak actually work?
According to experts at Medical News Today, the Methyl salicylate found in mouthwash such as Listerine is similar to salicylic acid, a chemical exfoliant.
This means mouthwash does have some exfoliating properties – although there has been no scientific research conducted on the product as an exfoliant.
Mouthwash is also designed to use in the mouth, where skin is much more sensitive than on the foot, suggesting there is no reason why using it on the feet could be dangerous.
The product is also a natural disinfectant, so while it cannot treat infections, using it on the feet may help prevent problems such as athlete's foot and fungal toenail infections.
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