Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks That Change Everything

Monica Gray - May 17, 2023

Disinfect Mouth Guards

If your child wears a retainer or mouth guard, it’s important to stay on top of their cleanliness. Our mouths are homes to tons of bacteria, which means that bacteria gets stuck to your child’s retainer. Soak the retainer or mouthguard in hydrogen peroxide for 15 minutes to sanitize it. When you’re finished, clean it with water and let it air dry (Ever Smile White).


Remove Skunk Odor

If your pet is the victim of a skunk attack, don’t worry! You don’t have to keep them outside and away from your home forever. Hydrogen peroxide does a great job of removing skunk odor. Mix peroxide, baking soda, and hand soar, and apply the solution to your animal’s fur. They might not want to stay still, but you must rub it in. Let it sit for five minutes and then repeat the process if the smell is not completely gone (Wildlife).