Many Uses For Baby Wipes

Baby wipes aren't just for cleaning baby's bottom. Here is a list of the various household uses.

Almost all parents, regardless of their children's ages, will tell you that baby wipes are an indispensable item in their arsenal. They're sanitary as well as convenient and are one of those things making life a little easier. In addition to keeping baby's bottom clean, baby wipes have many other uses. If you've only used these moist towels for their intended purpose, you're in for a pleasant surprise. Intrigued? Read on to learn the many uses for baby wipes.

1. Stain remover - If you spilled your food or drink on clothes, furniture or the carpet, don't despair. Baby wipes work wonderfully to remove stains. Just take one from the box and dab the stain until the stain is lifted. Best of all, no smelly sprays or harmful chemicals were used to clean up!

2. Remove crayon from walls - If your budding Rembrandt got creative all over your living room wall, don't buy expensive chemicals. Erase the crayon with a baby wipe.

3. Remove stray hairs from pets - If your shaggy pet is shedding all over your carpet, give him a daily rubdown with a baby wipe. This will remove all the excess hair and keep it off the furniture and rugs.

4. Remove deodorant stains - If you've ever been late for work because you have to change your clothes after they've become stained with unsightly deodorant marks, you'll appreciate this one. Baby wipes remove the white marks left behind by most deodorants. Just wipe and you're on your way.

5. A scrap booker's best friend - If you're into scrap booking, baby wipes are an important tool. Baby wipes will clean off your rubber stamps and have them looking like new. In addition, they're great for cleaning glue and ink off the hands.

6. Shine your shoes - Use baby wipes to clean and shine your leather shoes so they'll sparkle.

7. Remove telltale lipstick from the collar - Thanks to baby wipes, no one has to know your business but you and your significant other. If you've mistakenly gotten lipstick on your clothing, gently rub the stain with a baby wipe until the lipstick disappears.

8. Keep a box in the car - Use them to clean spills, wipe windows, clean the upholstery and dashboard, and to keep children clean after snacks on a long car ride.

9. Dust - Use to dust televisions, stereos, remote controls, other appliances and items around the house where dust accumulates due to static electricity.

10. Shine your shower - and your bathtub too! Use wipes after each shower to remove soap scum and prevent future buildup.

11. Remove makeup - Baby wipes are a gentle, refreshing way to remove makeup, leaving your face feeling refreshed. They are especially handy for this when you're traveling and don't want to pack extra cleansers and cosmetics.

12. Remove scuff marks - Can't get those scuff marks off your floors? Give them a wipe. You may need a little elbow grease but those nasty little black marks will be gone in no time.

13. Is your floor a sticky mess? Once again, baby wipes to the rescue. If spilled soda or sticky food is making it hard to walk in your kitchen, give them a wipe.

14. Remove marks made by a felt tip pen or marker - If you act quickly, you can use a baby wipe to remove marker stains before they set in and make a permanent stain.

Even families with grown children will agree that every house needs a box of these handy wipes for cleaning and other projects. Frugal housekeepers will appreciate another use for baby wipes. The container is convenient for storing toys, sewing materials, nuts and bolts and many other small items. The next time you're grocery shopping, why not put baby wipes on the list? You'll wonder what you ever did without them.

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