Before you go out and buy a specific item, check out this list of household products to see how they can be used for multiple things. The suggestions came from Reddit, a social news site where users submit content. Most suggestions have not been tested by Deseret News.
Sure, it washes grime out of your hair, but it also takes blood out of fabric.
For those sad days when you drop a pen on your new white shirt, there is hope. Hairspray takes pen out of fabric. Try it out. It's like magic.
Dab it onto a cottonball to remove sticky sticker residue.
Note: Not wise to use if the sticker is on something that involves a flame. Unless burning your house down is on your to-do list.
Smother your face in it and use it as shaving cream. Shaves and conditions all in one go.
To remove tiny hair from buzz cuts, this can be used on the person or the floor.
Once you pop, the uses can't stop. Lids can be used as lids for food cans if you don't finish it all at once.
They can also be used as paint pallets.
Without any sugar added, Kool-Aid shines brass and metal.
Save money on stitch markers for knitting by using hair elastics instead. They come in every color of the rainbow as an added bonus.
As ice cream topping. What more can be said?
Tape it to a ceiling fan and it's an automatic air freshener.
Deodorant stains can be taken out by rubbing the sheets on the inside of the armpit part of the shirt.
It also helps to put on straightened hair to reduce the static.
If you don't have dryer sheets, the armpit stain conundrum can also be solved with nylons. Rub deodorant stains with the nylons.
Don't have time to shower? Use baby powder on your hair to make it not look oily. Most hygienic option? No. But it gets double points for convenience.
If your glasses didn't come with a cleaning cloth you can use a coffee filter. Maybe try it out on a cheap pair of sunglasses first though.
Call it crazy, but one person uses their cell phone for actual telephone calls.
Stops runs in nylons so they don't grow. Spread over the start of the run.
Cleans around small places like faucets, hard to reach places in jars and bottles and polishy knick-knacks.
It can also gently be used to exfoliate your face after washing it in warm water. Don't rub too hard.
Opens battery compartments, scores straight lines, scraping out dirt on a keyboard or other small spaces.
For back scratches. If you live alone or have no friends willing to scratch your back, this is the perfect fix.
Removes makeup at a fraction of the price.
Bag clips just became cheaper by using binder clips. Clothes pins can also be used for this as well.