Instead of the cotton string I used the top band of an old sock soaked with acetone polish remover. Lit it on fire and held it over a bucket of water. The fire got so hot it cracked and fell off by itself.
DIY deep pore cleanser (I'm addicted to Biore pore strips, but not the price. so I tried this, and LOVE the way my face feels afterward! This is my go-to facial treatment from now on -- so cheap and simple!
Mosquito/Fly trap- Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle