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Learn how to open an envelope with a hair dryer secretly

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Opening an envelope with a hair dryer is a clever trick that many people might not know about. By using the heat from a hair dryer, you can loosen the adhesive. This method can be pragmatic if you need to reseal the envelope without leaving obvious signs that it was opened.

However, hair dryers have many more functions beyond this. They can help with a variety of household tasks, from removing stickers to drying wet shoes. Learning how to use a hair dryer for different purposes can be quite beneficial. And I will show you some home hacks of using dryers today as well.

Note: It's important to mention that while this trick can be useful, you should never open someone else's mail without their permission. It's illegal and unethical to tamper with others' correspondence.

Step 1. Set up the heat of your hair dryer

Plug in your hair dryer and set it to a medium heat setting. Using an ionic hair dryer, like Laifen Swift Special, is ideal because it reduces the risk of overheating and damaging the envelope. If you are urgent to do this, like you want to rewrite some content but you do not have extra envelop, you can try your usual dryer product as well. But the result may be different.

Step 2. Focus on the seal

Hold the envelope with the sealed flap facing you. Direct the hair dryer at the sealed area, keeping the nozzle about 6-8 inches away to ensure even heating. The ionic feature of Laifen Swift Special helps to evenly distribute heat, making the process smoother.

Step 3. You need to apply heat evenly

Move the hair dryer slowly along the seal for about 20-30 seconds. The heat will soften the adhesive. The dryer consistent airflow guarantees that the envelope doesn't burn or warp.

Step 3. Pry Open the flap

After heating, use a thin, flat tool like a butter knife or a letter opener to carefully lift the envelope flap.

Step 4. Reseal the envelope

If you need to reseal the envelope, lightly moisten the adhesive and press it back down. You can use the hair dryer briefly to dry the area and ensure it sticks properly.

Home hacks of using hair dryers!

These hacks show just how versatile and handy a hair dryer can be around the house. You can explore the multiple purposes of your dryer from now!

Get rid of stickers

Heat the sticker or label with a hair dryer for a few seconds to soften the adhesive. And you can then removing the sticker or label easily.

Defrost freezer

Speed up the defrosting process by using a hair dryer to melt the ice buildup in your freezer. You should do it safely and avoid direct contact with water.

Get rid of crayon marks

If crayon marks or candle wax have stained a surface, heat the area with a hair dryer to soften the wax, then wipe it away with a cloth.

Dry wet shoes

Just be cautious with the heat setting to avoid damaging the material, especially for delicate or leather shoes.

Stretching tight shoes

Wear thick socks, put on the tight shoes, and use a hair dryer to warm the shoes while flexing your feet to help them stretch and fit better.

Dust hard-to-reach places

Use a hair dryer on the cool setting to blow dust out of hard-to-reach places like keyboards, vents, and intricate decor items.

Dry nail polish

Speed up the drying time of your nail polish by blowing cool air over your nails.

Defog mirrors

After a hot shower, use a hair dryer to clear a foggy bathroom mirror in seconds, which allows you to get ready without waiting for the fog to dissipate.

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