After peeling and chopping a lot of garlic, your hands inevitably smell like garlic for a long time because of the strong essential oils. Typically, it seems that no amount of washing or soap can get the smell out quickly, but we’ve found a fool-proof technique that actually works:
To remove the smell of garlic from your hands, rub them on a stainless steel object, such as your kitchen sink faucet.
The stainless steel neutralizes the oils in the garlic and, while you might look a little strange while doing it, we can promise that this is the best way to keep your hands smelling fresh and clean.
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