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So you finally bit the bullet and tossed your six-month-old mascara. Congrats! But before you go ahead and throw out the wand, too, take a look at these eight amazing ways to repurpose it. Just it give a quick wash to get off the gook (scrubbing between your fingers with shampoo should do it), then you’re good to go.


Use it to groom your brows

Strong brows are in. Messy ones aren’t.

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And remove lint from your blow-dryer

First, unplug! Then catch debris in the lint trap with the bristles’ snare.


Get at grime around faucets

Use the spoolies to reach places your sponge won’t go.


Quickly remove shower drain clogs

Turn that wand into an impromptu drain snake. Then marvel at how many hairballs you pull out.

RELATED: How to Unclog a Clogged Shower Drain Without Icky Chemicals


Tame flyaways

Spritz some hairspray on the wand and swipe over baby hairs and unsightly strays.


Separate mascara’d lashes

Oof. Everything got clumpy on you. Follow up with a clean wand to separate lashes and combat the dreaded raccoon look.


Clean delicate jewelry

Soft bristles will help get into precious nooks and crannies without harming baubles.

RELATED: The Easiest, Cheapest Ways to Clean Your Jewelry


Exfoliate your lips

Dip the wand in lip balm and gently rub it over your kisser. Voila: you’ve never been more smoochable.

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