New uses for your favorite beauty products

Want your beauty products to do double duty? Well, not every one will, but the products below sure will! Check out these new uses for your favorite beauty products.

Maybelline-Color-Show-Nail-Lacquer-Clear.jpgClear nail polish stops runs in your tights.
Okay, maybe everyone knows this one by now. But we think it deserves reiterating, simply because THIS. TRICK. WORKS. No matter how big or small the run, a dollop of clear nail polish (like Maybelline Color Show Nail Lacquer in Clear, $3.99 at drugstore.com) will nip it in the bud. Guaranteed.

Johnson's-Baby-Powder.pngBaby powder gets rid of shoe odors.
So you absolutely love the pair of shoes you’ve been walking around in for two weeks, but there’s some bad news. They stink. And it’s not just noticeable to you. That’s where Johnson’s Baby Powder ($4 at diapers.com) comes in handy. A little sprinkle of it in your insoles and no one will be able to smell anything, least of all you.

Screen shot 2012-09-08 at 6.40.46 PM.pngBaby shampoo gets stains out of clothes. So does dishwashing liquid.
Another baby product that does double duty? Johnson’s Baby Shampoo ($4.49 at diapers.com)! Just a little dab on the affected area and then a rigorous hand washing will get those stains right out. But if you don’t have any baby shampoo on hand, don’t fret–because dishwashing liquid works just as well! Think about it–it gets grease out of your dishes, why not your clothes?

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