7 Genius Everyday Uses For Baby Shampoo

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7 Uses for Baby Shampoo

Just like many of us use baking soda for pretty much anything other than baking, there are tons of things you can do with baby shampoo that don't require a baby. Prepare yourself for an I-can't-believe-I-never-thought-of-that moment.

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1 Cut through persistent grease.

Those stubborn stains on the stove and remnants of last night's lasagna may be tough to scrape off, but with a sponge, a bit of baby shampoo, and water, you'll have those marks off and your kitchen sparkling pronto. Who knew?

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2 Wash off your girls' night makeup.

Red lipstick? Psssh, nothing a little baby shampoo, almond oil, and water can't handle. This mixture will get rid of it all — foundation, concealer, blush, and, yes, even common raccoon-eye culprits like mascara and smoky eye makeup. Which brings us to our next point...

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3 Make your own makeup remover pads.

Now that we've established that it's great for taking off makeup, whip up a few DIY makeup remover cloths and pop 'em in a mini mason jar. All you need is cup and a half of water, baby shampoo, baby oil, and cotton pads. They're super convenient for business trips and vacations.

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4 Scrub your windows.

For a safe, non-chemical-smelling cleaner, combine a tablespoon of baby shampoo with a bit of water in a bowl, stir, and funnel into a spray bottle. You'll be amazed at just how effective a few squirts of this can be on your windows. Fingerprints don't stand a chance with this stuff.

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5 Clean your makeup brushes.

While you're in cleaning mode, head to your vanity and rinse off your eye and face brushes with a little baby shampoo and water. It'll not only get rid of old foundation and blush from weeks — OK, fine, months — past, but also wash off unwanted bacteria and oil that can lead to clogged pores and breakouts.

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6 Whip up your own doggy shampoo.

The store-bought brands can be waaay too pricey and can contain questionable ingredients. That's why we're in favor of using this version on our pups, which simply combines natural baby soap, apple cider vinegar, and hot water. Shake it up, put it in a squirt bottle, and you've got a woof-worthy wash!

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7 Use as your daily face scrub.

Don't wear makeup? You can still use it to wash your face on the reg. If we're being honest, we were skeptical about the idea too, but if you tend to have sensitive, dry skin, switching to hypoallergenic baby shampoo really can do the trick. Not only is it way — and we mean way — cheaper than most facial cleansers out there (cough $5 versus $10 cough), but it's super gentle on your skin and won't leave it flaky afterwards. Cheap and effective? Sign us up, please.

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