A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

By Real Simple
Updated September 27, 2009
Sang An

Original purpose: Softening a chapped smile.
Aha! use: Preventing a stuck cap. Use a cotton swab to rub a small dab of jelly on the inside of a nail-polish cap so it doesn’t glue itself to the bottle.
Reward: You won’t break a nail opening Desert Suede.