Mirror Cleaning for a Better Selfie

Okay, I've decide to go out of the box with this cleaning tip, and I hope you find the funny side of it. Mirrors deserve as much cleaning attention as any other place in your home. However, many household tend to neglect the glass services in their homes even though to clean a mirror you need no more than half an hour of your time.
To have a streak-free mirror you need:
1. Microfibre cloth
2. Glass cleaner (either a commercial one or you can make your own by mixing vinegar and water into a spray bottle)
3. Cotton pad
4. Rubbing alcohol
The Cleaning Process

First, dip the cotton pad into the rubbing alcohol. Then, check the mirror for toothpaste splatters, hairspray and any other goopy build-up. Clean each stain separately, but do it fast because rubbing alcohol dries fast.

After that, spray the mirror with the cleaning solutions, get the microfibre cloth and start wiping off. Cleaning specialists suggest to start from the top left corner and work your way down in an "S pattern". This is by far the easiest way to have a streak-free mirrors. If you do it at least once a week (I'd do it at least three times a week, though) you can rest assured your mirrors will always be clean.

But the title suggests I am supposed to talk about selfies, right? Well, I think this article will be helpful to most teenage girls that will be searching the Internet in an attempt to find out "how to take a selfie" the right way. Obviously, a clean mirror will result in a better selfie, wouldn't it? So to all the mothers out there, show your teenagers this article and you might have one chore less to do.

And if you want to read an interesting (and yet surprisingly educational) article on the most vital do's and don'ts when taking a selfie here is a link:
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  • 153091 153091 on Jul 07, 2015
    I have tried several different cloths and the one I sell still works the best..naturally my opinion..but it does work the best and costs much less then the rest! $1.25 P.S. Use Blue Dawn to wash.

  • 78627929029 78627929029 on Jul 17, 2017
    The best way for a streak free shine on glass and some aluminums is use newspaper instead of cloth duuuh

    • Karen Daniels Karen Daniels on Nov 04, 2018

      Unfortunately, most people don’t get the newspaper anymore. A good quality Microfiber cloth is my suggestion. They’re reusable and great at picking up bacteria. I use them with a 50/50 mixture of water and alcohol in a spray bottle. Works great on glass, mirrors and stainless steel. I can’t think of anything aluminum in my home so I can’t vouch for that. Most store bought window cleaning products leave behind a film/residue. This mixture will remove that.