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12 Great Uses For Nipple Cream

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So you’re out of the baby phase and you find yourself with leftover nipple cream such as lanolin or those fancy little tubs that cost a pretty penny. What to do? Don’t toss it out just yet! Gather up your (clean!) extras and put them to good use. Here is a handy list of things to put that cream to good use!

12 Great Uses For Nipple Cream

*Can you guess number 12???*

1. Diaper rash

(If you’re cloth diapering, check what you’re using with the diaper manufacturers instructions to avoid staining or damaging your diapers!)

2. Drool-induced baby chin chafing

3. Baby neck rash

I love CJ's Best Boobie Butter and would use it on diaper rash or baby neck chaffing. 
- Kristina Seawell - Doula and BBCI in central N.C

4. Lip Balm

5. Winter colds/dry air

I’m always using my lanolin sample tubes for chapstick. The best [use] I’ve found thus far though? Keeping my nostrils alive during cold season! You coat your [nostrils] with that stuff and it keeps them from getting too raw when you’re blowing your nose every two seconds! 
Kate Williams  - BBCI in Algonac, MI

6. Dry Hands

Calendula Oil! Ooh la la! I use it as moisturizer and a general fixer of problems.
- Jillian Blakeman - BBCI in Fort Worth, TX

7. Soften cuticles

8. Grease a door hinge

Need a clean getaway at bedtime? That cream can help take the squeak right out. 

9. Cracked heels

10. Rug Burns

(I saw this firsthand as I worked on this post - my oldest got a wicked rug burn from playing rough on the carpet and she loved putting some lanolin on it! It provided a barrier and kept it from bleeding as it healed.)

11. Cradle Cap

And the last, but definitely the most entertaining...

Number 12...

Chafed nipples!!

Wait, I thought this whole post was about being past that phase?!? 

Oh, but we're not talking about breastfeeding woes here. Breast-feeders aren't the only people who experience nipple pain!

Sometimes [my husband] irritates his nipples with a cotton shirt while running, lanolin heals them right up!
- Rebekah Lewis - BBCD - North Dallas, TX

I hope this list gave you some ideas to get started using up that extra nipple cream...what will you use yours for first??

*If I missed any fabulous uses for nipple cream, drop me a comment - I bet there are more ideas to be discovered!