A CLEAN EXPERT revealed the unusual 89p item that she uses to polish her taps and there are plenty more things you can do with it too.

Lyndsey, who writes Queen of Clean blog, shared exactly how you can use baby oil round the home.

She encouraged clean fans not to throw away old bottles of baby oil, especially if you picked some up for parenthood without ever using it.

The bargain buy has many uses around the house – including getting your chrome fittings sparkling.

Lyndsey said: "Clean up those chrome fittings from grubby finger prints apply a little oil to a damp cloth and clean away."

She also suggested you can: "Buff up your stainless fridge freezer, but remember to follow the grain for the perfect finish and watch those finger marks disappear."

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But the uses don't end there as the pro suggested it's also a great WD40 substitute for squeaky hinges.

It can also be used to clean leather shoes or bags and even to remove chewing gum.

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The expert said: "Stuck chewing gum can be a real pain to remove saturate it in baby oil, walk away and leave 15 minutes come back and voila the gum will lift with ease."

The cheap oil is also ideal for removing the remnants of a bath bomb – that can otherwise be tricky to shift.

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Lyndsey said: "A glittery bath bomb can cause so much mess in your bath and with just normal rinses can take days if not weeks to disappear.

"Pop some baby oil on a cloth run over the glitter and watch it disappear. But remember to be extra careful next time you get into the bath it can be extremely slippery."

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