We just welcomed baby #3 into our home and I’m amazed at the amount of baby wipes needed just for one little man. What’s even more amazing are the ways you can use baby wipes every single day to make your life easier! You don’t need to have a baby at home to utilize the amazing possibilities of baby wipes. After reading these, it just might convince you to always keep a pack or two handy!
14 Creative Uses for Baby Wipes That Will Rock Your World
1. Use a baby wipe to pick up tiny pieces of hair.
Whenever my hubby shaves, he inevitably leaves little tiny pieces of hair around the sink and bathroom counter that are a bugger to clean up! The trick: use a baby wipe. One sweep of a baby wipe will pick up all of those minuscule hairs left by pets, hair cuts, and beard trims.
2. A convenient makeup and mascara remover.
Baby wipes are created for sensitive baby skin and so they do wonders on your face as well. I always keep a travel pack of wipes in my makeup bag or travel bag for convenient makeup removal. A baby wipe will even take off my toughest mascara!
3. Removes faux tan stains.
If you’ve just had a spray tan and notice lines where they’re not supposed to be, take a baby wipe to them. Baby wipes can take off stains from all types of faux tanning whether it be from a spray tan or a self tanner.
4. Always keep wipes in the car!
Even after babies, it’s a smart idea to keep wipes in the car. You can use them to wipe dust off your dash, clean up spills, or get an annoying bird poop splatter off your window. Whenever I’m at a stop light, I pull a wipe out and give the car a quick clean.
5. Use a baby wipe as a quick mop.
Spot mop in between mop jobs with a simple baby wipe. Just put one under your shoe and walk around to any trouble areas, scrubbing until clean. It’s the best thing I’ve done to prolong the time between having to mop again.
6. Remove pen and marker from skin and home surfaces.
Countless times my kids have come to me with pen marks up and down their arms and legs. Apparently it’s fun for them to give each other “tattoos” just like Maui in the movie Moana. Whenever this happens, a baby wipe will take the pen marks off in a jiffy. Wipes also remove pen and markers from home surfaces as well, like walls and floors.
7. Takes foundation stains off your clothes.
You know when you take your favorite sweater off only to find a trail of your foundation left behind? I hate when that happens, but luckily I’ve found that a baby wipe will act as a quick foundation stain remover!
8. Removes deodorant markings from clothing.
Similarly, a baby wipe can remove deodorant markings from your dark clothing when you take them on and off. It’s a trick that sales associates use in clothing stores when we all go in to try on clothes.
9. Tame erratic eyebrows.
I’ll be the first to admit that some mornings, my eyebrows are cray-cray. I just take a baby wipe to them and smooth them flat. It works every time! I wonder if a baby wipe could work like that on my little boy’s cowlick?
10. Clean your shoes.
It’s no secret that I love shoes and I’m a stickler for keeping them clean. One of the biggest ways I use baby wipes, besides on my babies, is to keep my shoes clean. That’s why I’m always grateful to have a small pack of wipes in my purse.
11. Stop licking your envelopes—use a wipe!
Hate the feeling of licking an envelope like I do? A simple solution is to use a baby wipe. And when it starts to dry up, just wet it again!
12. Wipe off a chalkboard.
Nothing beats a baby wipe when it comes to cleaning off a chalkboard. Hands down, it works the very best.
13. Throw ’em in with your camping supplies.
Wipes are incredibly handy to have while camping. They can keep hands and faces clean when there’s no running water; they can squash bugs that come into your tent, and you can even drop a few drops of lavender essential oils into them to act as a natural bug repellent.
14. Keep them in your gym bag.
Lastly, and possibly one of my favorite creative uses for baby wipes is at the gym. Keep a package of wipes in your gym bag for wiping down equipment or for freshening up after a workout. Wipe off sweat from your neck and underarms before you head home.
Got any more creative uses for baby wipes? I’d love to hear them!