Asked on Jun 9, 2017

What are some uses for cotton buds ?

BrendaSamSusan Axsom Curtis
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The family is bouycotting the budget buds I bought. Don't want to waste them and not sure if it's the sort of item you pass on.
6 answers
  • Hel11518864
    Hel11518864
    on Jun 9, 2017

    Should explain. They were cotton buds.
    • Morag
      Morag
      on Jun 10, 2017

      We used them in school this week - it was arts week so the children used them to explore pointillism , great fun dipping in paint and making cool dotty pictures. Also I use these budget buds when I paint my nails - don't worry too much about nail varnish getting around skin on edges of nail, just dip bud in remover and gently wipe away!
  • Sam
    Sam
    on Jun 9, 2017

    is it because they hurt when used. not enough cotton on them?? yeah i did that once.
    well, you can use them for crafting. (paint with them, use them for glue tips etc)
    but if they didn't cost that much... tossing them is an option. i know you don't want to waste them, but if you really can't use them.. whats the point in keeping them? good luck!
  • Elaine
    Elaine
    on Jun 10, 2017

    To Mary in Orlando, the person is referring to Q-Tips.
  • Susan Axsom Curtis
    Susan Axsom Curtis
    on Jun 10, 2017

    You can use them to apply eye-shadow.
  • Sam
    Sam
    on Jun 10, 2017

    "q tips" which is a brand name but
    everyone uses it instead of cotton buds.
  • Brenda
    Brenda
    on Jun 11, 2017

    I'm picturing these as tiny little flower heads! Cut them all in half. Make a small circle out of something ( about the size of a penny or smaller) to glue them to by the cut ends. Spray paint or dip them in colors and glue skewer sticks to them. With 700 cotton buds you could make s nice little arrangement with various heigth skewers.
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