I hope you are all outside this long weekend getting your hands in the dirt! I thought I’d share my potion for a really dirty hand cleaner so you can keep these on your shelf. Gardening season is in full swing so it should come in handy! I’m especially excited to share it with you on video from my new Modern Pioneering series, I hope you’ll subscribe, it’s free.

Really Dirty Hand Cleaner:


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Really Dirty Hand Cleaner

To Get Really Stubborn Dirt Off Your Hands

Mix ¼ cup sugar with 1 tablespoon dish soap and rub the paste vigorously on your hands.

Rinse and dry your hands, then follow with a mixture of ¼ cup sugar and 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Rinse and dry again and the dead skin cells on your hands should have sloughed off, leaving your hands much more tidy.

Really Dirty Hand Cleaner

It’s that simple! Do you have any other tricks for getting serious dirt off your hands this gardening season? Share with me in the comments or by tagging me on social media @GeorgiaPellegrini. Have you subscribed to my YouTube Channel? It’s free and you’ll learn all kinds of Modern Pioneering tips and tricks. I’d love you to leave me a comment on the channel and let me know what you think. And don’t forget to share it with all your friends!

Georgia Pellegrini

Growing up on her family’s farm in upstate New York, Georgia developed a passion for simple farm-to table food and a deep connection to the outdoors. Having worked in the finance world after college, she decided to leave her cubicle and reconnect with her roots. After graduating from the French Culinary Institute, she began working in Michelin restaurants in New York and France, and soon started leading her renowned Adventure Getaways: excursions around the country aimed at promoting “manual literacy” and helping participants step outside of their comfort zone and experience life more viscerally. Georgia is a firm believer in empowering people to be self-sufficient, identify personal strengths and pursue their life passions.