Unexpected Uses for Shaving Cream

Besides making shaving easier, shaving cream has several cleaning applications around the home.

  • Makeup Stain Remover: Shaving cream helps cut through oil. Put shaving cream on fabric stained with makeup, leave for about 10 minutes, rinse with cold water, then wash garment in the machine.
  • Mirror De-Fogger: A light coating of shaving cream rubbed onto your bathroom mirror, or glass shower door helps keep surfaces from fogging up after you shower.
  • Stainless Steel and Jewelry Cleaner: Cut through the oil build-up on stainless steel kitchen appliances, water stains on chrome bathroom fixtures, and grime on jewelry by polishing them with shaving cream and a clean rag.