If you’re a domestic god or goddess, then we bet that no mess is a match for you. Nonetheless, we all know that the least amount of scrubbing time required, the better. That’s why we love trusty tools that help save us precious time while cleaning.
Though this cult-favorite cleaning product—Mr. Clean’s Magic Eraser Sponge—is generally only billed as doing one thing well, we thought you would like to know that it is capable of so much more!
Before you get started, the star of our video, YouTuber Brittany with VasseurBeauty, suggests cutting up the sponges into thirds and dampening them with a spray bottle of water. This will give you better control for scrubbing, and make the product last so much longer!
Though our hostess with the mostess gives us 20 helpful tips in her video, we think these 4 are the most surprising. Here’s how you can get the most out of that Magic Eraser.
1. Remove scuff marks from walls
Most likely, you already know about this wall-cleaning hack—after all, the company does tend to hawk the product on this virtue alone. Nevertheless, we do have to say that these wonders really do extend the wear of paint. Our host mentions that she thinks they work best on white walls, in particular.
2. Gets rid of paint on the skin
If your kid is a bit of a Picasso, then you’re all too aware of the fact that paint is just plain hard to remove! So, instead of breaking out products with harmful chemicals, like nail polish remover, just go ahead and reach for that Magic Eraser miracle sponge. The residue should wipe off with just a bit of soap and water.
3. Banishes stains on tupperware
We all know that Tupperware is one of the handiest tools a home chef can have. But, on the flip side, it can also be super difficult to clean. And though there are plenty of hacks around to aid you in this process, you can get rid of the grime the fastest way by scrubbing it with one of these porous wonders.
4. Takes scuffs off leather
Have a pair of pricey leather pumps that have been left scuffed up after too many late night sessions on the dance floor? If so, no need to bring them to the repair shop; just lightly scour away those surface abrasions with your trusty Magic Eraser- no polish required!
Now, if you don’t want to shell out the 5 bucks to get a pack of these babies, it’s important to note that you can actually make them on your own—for only 10 cents to boot! Check out our tutorial here to get started.
And to learn about the rest of these 20 unexpected Magic Eraser tips, be sure to check out the video below. Who knew that a little super sponge could accomplish so much?!