Poison-ivy

Green Tea : It Cleans More Than Just Your Body

About ten years ago, Western research figured out that green tea was a nutritional powerhouse. After all, in Asian countries where green tea is consumed throughout the day, cancer rates tend to be much lower, although there are probably other factors contributing to that fact, ...more

How To : 7 Random Uses for Used Tea Bags

The next time you brew yourself a nice cup of hot tea, don't throw the tea bag away. Old tea bags can be used in many ways ranging from household cleanup to DIY beauty and even gardening. Other than the classic method of placing tea bags on tired eyes to reduce puffiness, tea ...more

How To : Make Your Own Anti-Itch Cream

From poison oak to allergies, irritants can cause an irritated area that can itch for hours. Itching is annoying and distracting but you don’t have to go to the store to find relieve. You can make a topical cream to alleviate itching with things you have at home. Stop the itc ...more

How To : 10 Alternative Uses for Your Old Oatmeal

Oatmeal may not be the most exciting breakfast option in the world, but in uncooked form the oats can be used to neutralize odors in your refrigerator, relieve your dog's itchy skin, soak up kitchen oil spills and treat your poison ivy or chicken pox itch. Sick of cooking oat ...more

How To : Create a Poison Ivy makeup look for Halloween

Jessica Harlow presents a great look for Halloween. She mostly uses eye shadows by "Beauty from Earth" and "Obsessive Compulsive" brands, but thinks it is OK to use colors from any 88 shade shimmery shadow palettes available in the market. -Start off by covering eyebrows using ...more

How To : Make a delicate beaded hair vine for weddings

Poison Ivy isn't the only woman who can get away with wearing vines in her hair. Rather than picking up a bunch of poison ivy vines and sticking them in your hair (which would be bad news for all), we recommend crafting the delicate beaded hair vine presented in this tutorial. ...more

How To : 11 Non-Alcoholic Uses for Vodka

Who would have suspected that vodka had so many practical uses? Vodka can alleviate the sting of a jellyfish, treat poison ivy rash, and help relieve toothaches. For using vodka around the house, soak a clean rag and use it to get rid of bathroom mold, clean your kitchen and b ...more

How To : Fold a simple origami ivy leaf

Ivy leaves seem to be naturally suited to origami imitations, since they're delicate, angular, and are a lovely kelly green hue. So make Batman's nemisis Poison Ivy proud by learning how to fold this origami ivy leaf, which you can then attach to a vine for a full ivy garland ...more

How To : Create a sexy Poison Ivy costume for Halloween

Before Christian Bale and Christopher Nolan there was the original "Batman" with with George Clooney as the masked hero and Uma Thurman as the villainous Poison Ivy. While the movie is ranked as one of the worst superhero flicks of all time, Uma Thurman's getup was probably on ...more

How To : Make your own Poison Ivy supervillain costume

Dress up like Uma Thurman for Halloween! This tutorial shows you how to make a Poison Ivy costume, starting completely from scratch. Make a tube top first, then add on the accessories and details as shown step by step in the video. Rawr!

How To : Mix a poison ivy cocktail

Malibu rum, Malibu mango rum, Midori melon liqueur, pineapple juice, and soda water make up the posion ivy cocktail. Follow along with bartender Isaac as he gives step by step directions for how to mix up this sweet and fruity specialty drink (bottle twirling and Boston accent ...more

How To : Recognize poison ivy

Poison Ivy and Poison Oak are a problem throughout the United States. The resin on the leaves is what bothers us, causing acute dermatitis (a bad rash). If you happen to come in contact with it, quickly wash with hot soapy water, that should at least reduce the amount of irrit ...more

How To : Treat poison ivy

In this video, we learn how to treat poison ivy. This is for when you are at home and cannot see a doctor right away. First, if you notice that you are itchy and see small bumps, apply soap on the area and let it dry on the skin. This will dry the area if you treat it early en ...more

How To : Grow ivy plants

Every one knows what ivy is, but most think of it as the poisonous ivy that gives a horrible itchy rash, but poison ivy isn't the only kind out there. There's beautiful ivy that can make your home more elegant than ever. Growing the prolific ivy plant will convince you that yo ...more

How To : Create Poison Ivy theme nail art

This video demonstrates how to make nail art inspired by the character Poison Ivy. You'll need a nail file, three non-fabric Band-Aids, scissors, toothpicks, green metallic and gold nail polish, and top coat. First file nails into a square shape. Cut each Band-Aid in half. Pai ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : URUSHIOL

URUSHIOL 61 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: a toxic liquid [n] It may look like a funny word, especially since it's derived from a word meaning "lacquer" in Japan, but most of you are probably familiar with urushiol. Maybe not by name, but by its bothersome ...more

How To : Treat poison ivy with alcohol and menthol cream

Uh, did you just sit in a patch of poison ivy? Yeah you did! Now what? Watch this how to video to learn how to treat poison ivy. You will need alcohol, cool water, soap, hydrocortisone cream, calamine lotion, cotton balls, menthol cream and cool compresses. Make the itch from ...more

How To : Recognize and avoid poison ivy

Life is not always a walk in the woods, but when it is, make sure you don’t step in the poison ivy. Leaves of three, don't touch me or Leaves of three, let it be is a pretty good rule of thumb as poison ivy comes in many colors and varieties. This video nature safety tutorial ...more

How To : Treat poison ivy, oak, and sumac with jewel weed

Jewel weed is found in swamps lakes and wet places. This how-to video demonstrates using the jewel weed stems on the infected area until the bumps or blisters break open. Jewel weed has a chemical that neutralizes poison ivy, oak, or sumac oil, so it's okay to scratch with Jew ...more

How To : Create a Poison Ivy/Forest nymph makeup look

Some girls are designated as so hot they could "kill with a kiss," but with no woman is this designation so literal as Poison Ivy, whose plant toxin-filled lips kill any man she sets her puckers on. Seductive, curvaceous, and eco-hot, Poison Ivy tempts men into her wicked pla ...more

How To : Play DC Unchained on Your iPhone Right Now

Marvel's Future Fight gave gamers the ability to brawl through near-countless levels as their favorite superhero. Not to be outdone, DC has soft launched DC Unchained in select Southeast Asian countries in preparation of a worldwide debut. If you're willing to put in a little ...more

How To : Prevent poison ivy

Poison ivy is a real pain. And it is especially bad to have poison ivy in your garden. Learn how to identify and remove poison ivy with little to no risk to your skin with this gardening tutorial. Remember to be careful and wear long pants and gloves when handling poison ivy

How To : Cut a fresh mango

Sarah Dussault gives us instructions on how to appropriately cut her favorite fruit, the mango. -There is a huge seed where the pit is, so first you want to cut off the sides. -Take one side and cut into a grid pattern. -Now you can simply pop the cubes of mango off and eat th ...more

How To : Treat poison ivy

Poison ivy and its nasty cousins, poison sumac and poison oak strike year round. Poison ivy is found as a vine, it has 3 leaves and can have berries. The poison is called urushiol. If exposed, wash with hot soapy water immediately. Mild reactions can be treated with antihistam ...more

News : Poison Ivy Clothing

Throw a bushel of poison ivy in the dryer with a cast members clothing. Wait a day. Hilarity at someone else's expense.

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