Food hacks How to get rid of the onion smell from your hands

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This is how you can get rid of that pungent onion smell from your hands.

play Woman chopping onions (Wonderopolis)

For those that regularly cook, you know the struggle of getting rid of the pungent onion smell from your hands.

You try applying extra soap while washing your hands but the smell just won't go away.

Good thing there are ways to easily get rid of that smell.

According to Lifehacker, all you need to do is rub your hands with a stainless steel object, for example, a spoon or even on the sink under cold water.

play Getting rid of onion smell by running your hand under water in the sink (Snap Guide)


So basically the spoon is supposed to act as soap.

The stainless steel will supposedly 'wash away' some of the smell and then you can wash them with actual soap to finish of the rest of the smell.

This trick could also work for garlic.

There are apparently stainless steel bars that are meant for that purpose.

play Stainless steel bar (Courtesy)


Will you be trying this trick out?

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