As we all know, shaving cream is used for – well, shaving. However, there are several different and surprising ways to use shaving cream that go beyond just the bathroom. Buy some in bulk, keep it around the house, and utilize this list of ways it can be used. You’ll thank us later.
1. As A Carpet Cleaner
If you’re in a bind and need a quick solution to clean your carpets, pull some shaving cream off your bathroom shelf and apply it to the spots that need cleaned. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes, then apply hot water to a towel and press it firmly on the foam. This may help your stains come out without doing any additional damage to your carpet.
2. To Remove Fog From Mirrors
I personally can’t stand when the mirror in my bathroom gets fogged up after I’ve taken a shower. This blog vows that applying some shaving cream to your mirror after a shower and wiping it off with a dry cloth will immediately get rid of the fog. Problem solved.
3. Break In A Baseball Glove
There are several different tips and tricks for breaking in a baseball glove, but a simpler method would be putting some shaving cream into the glove, putting a baseball in it, wrapping the glove with a rubber band, and letting it sit for several hours. Easy as that.
4. Shine Your Jewelry
To give your old jewelry a quick refreshing shine, apply a dab of shaving cream to a toothbrush. Gently brush your jewelry, and voila.
5. As A Craft For Kids
Snowed in with your kids? There are many different crafts they can do with shaving cream. Put some on their high chair, inside the bath tub or even on a window and let them finger paint with ease. The softness of the cream will feel good on their hands. Want to go out-of-the-box with shaving cream crafting? Mix in some food coloring.
6. Clean Your Glasses
Whether it’s eyeglasses or sunglasses, they inevitably will get dirty. Put a dab of shaving cream on each lens and wipe off with a clean, dry cloth. The fingerprints and dirt will instantly disappear.
7. Quiet A Squeaky Door
Have a squeaky door in your house? Apply some shaving cream to the hinges and listen to the new-found silence.
8. Clean Dirt Under Your Nails
If you or your kids have dirt under your nails, a quick and easy solution is shaving cream. Just put some on your nails and use a toothpick to get them squeaky clean.
9. Shine Water Faucets
Forget cleaning solutions, because shaving cream can be just as effective in shining your faucets. Rub it in with a sponge and wipe off with a dry cloth. They’ll look as good as new.
10. Clean Dirty Hands
Whether you have dirt, mud, paint or anything else on your hands to make them dirty, shaving cream can help. Just rub some into your palms and then rinse with water. Not only will it feel great, but they’ll be instantly cleaner.