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Totally Ingenious New Uses for Baby Products

Think you have one too many tubes of diaper ointment? Don’t worry; these clever parents prove that baby products can be very multipurpose.

Skin saver

"You can use Lansinoh diaper rash ointment on dry skin, chapped lips, diaper rash, and minor cuts and scrapes. It’s awesome!” —_ Lrichmond _

$8, Diapers.com


Heat it up

“Believe it or not, microwave sterilizer bags can be used to steam veggies.” —_ Sguyton_

$6, Giggle.com


Squeaky clean

“Baby shampoo to clean makeup brushes. They don’t get sudsy!” — Sbarch

$19, Target.com


Rough rags

“I use burp cloths to clean up around the house. They’re heavy-duty!” — Pbuenrostro
$11, ToysRUs.com



Wine cooler

"Baby food freezing trays are great for freezing wine for future recipes.” — Rmatthews

$5, Target.com



Get organized

“Now that my kids are older, I use their old baby food storage containers as storage for paints, hair accessories and other small things. I’ve also used them as popsicle molds.” — Maugustine

$12, PotteryBarnKids.com


Clean up

“I use baby wipes to remove makeup and clean hands. They’re the best baby product ever!” —_ LLilly_

$4, BedBathAndBeyond.com


Nice and smooth

“I put baby oil on right after the shower. It keeps my skin super-soft and prolongs my shave!”_ — Bduvall_
$9, Drugstore.com



Sweet relief

“Sudocrem is brilliant for soothing itches and burns!” —_ Kspurr_

$9, Amazon.com


Athlete’s cure

“Diaper cream is awesome for treating chaffing from running.” -- EmcDermott

$15, Arbonne.com



Keep it cool

“I use the breast milk ice packs all the time. We’ve put them in a cooler with beer and soda.” — EMauer

$8, Walmart.com

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