There’s a strange but common love for these age-old treats amongst humans; you may think twice before indulging into a treat today, but I and you both know you’ve cried at least once so that your parents could buy you the chocolate bar. Thanks to the cacao tree, sweet tooth humans have been blessed. We’ve always been aware of the fact that too much chocolate is not good, but what if I were to introduce you to some unusual, bizarre, and calorie-free uses of chocolate? Keep reading to find out more!
1. Lip Balm
Looking for a way to moisturize your lips and taste Lil’ chocolate every now and then? Well, you’ve guessed it right, it’s a Chocolate Lip Balm! While there are brands that offer these chocolaty lip balms, however, you could google for yourself DIYs on how to make one at home. So, what’re you waiting for, chocolate your way through lip-care today!
Chocoholics have an indefinite passion for anything chocolate, including the want to smell like the insides of the Willy Wonka factory! And this brings us to the second most bizarre use of chocolates, and that is chocolate-infused perfumes. These deliciously blended perfumes of a variety of scents parallel to chocolate such as vanilla, praline, and caramel.
3. Body Paint
Since we all know, chocolate is highly rich in antioxidants, the more the amount of cocoa in your chocolate, the better it is for your body. They’re excellent for moisturizing, rejuvenating, and healing your skin. Opting for a chocolate body paint will not only slow down your skin aging but also ensure a perfect balance of all essential nutrients that are required.
4. Fake Blood
If you’ve always been a fan of horror movies, I’m sure you must’ve heard of the Psycho or the Night of The Living Dead movies. If not, these two movies from the decade of 1960 have always managed to earn a seat in every “Best Horror Movies” lists ever made, and the amount of violence they’ve shown is extremely horrifying. However, thanks to chocolate syrup, these horror movies had a very sweet, silver lining.
Who could’ve possibly imagined that the process of creating intense amounts of violence and horror is incredibly sweet?
5. Tooth Protectors
Yes, you read that one right. And no, it’s not an error.
It turns out that chocolates are much better tooth protectors than fluorides, shocker, right? Not only do they fight tooth decay, but also help you keep them white and shining. But don’t take this as permission to gobble up all the chocolate in your pantry, because that’ll only result in doing more harm than good.
It’s World Chocolate Day on the 7th of July, spread some love and happiness by getting a few extra bars of chocolate while buying your essentials and give them to the kids next door, or maybe an elderly uncle you always cross paths with every other day! While it takes one bad thing to make your day go miserable, it only takes one good thing to make yours and someone else’s day pretty. Also, use some of your free time to create your lip balms and perfumes, or indulge into some chocolate therapy for your skin, or even better, start planning your ultimate Halloween scare!