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Surprising, Ingenious and Wacky Uses for Baby’s Products

Whether you’ve got a few extra tubes of diaper cream lying around, or you’re worried you’re buying too many burp cloths you’ll never use again, you’ll love these clever parents’ ideas. Who knew baby products could be so multipurpose?

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"You can use Lansinoh diaper rash ointment on dry skin, chapped lips, diaper rash, and minor cuts and scrapes. It's awesome!” -- LRichmond

"Believe it or not, microwave sterilizer bags can be used to steam veggies." -- SGuyton

"Baby shampoo to clean makeup brushes. They don't get sudsy!" -- SBarch

"I use burp cloths to clean up around the house. They’re heavy-duty!" -- PBuenrostro

"Baby food freezing trays are great for freezing wine for future recipes. I’ve also found that breast milk coolers make great lunch sacks." -- RMatthews

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

"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

"I use Kamillosan [ointment] to smooth my knees and elbows. Amazing stuff!" -- KMBeaumont

"I use baby wipes to remove makeup and clean hands. They’re the best baby product ever!" -- LLilly

"I put baby oil on right after the shower. It keeps my skin super-soft and prolongs my shave!" -- BDuvall

"Sudocrem is brilliant for soothing itches and burns!" -- KSpurr

"Diaper cream is awesome for treating chaffing from running." -- EMcDermott

Plus, more from The Bump:

Best Products to Make Moms’ Lives Easier

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-- Leah Rocketto

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