There are few items in a nursery as ubiquitous as the cotton swab. Invented by Leo Gerstenzang in 1923 after watching his wife twist cotton swabs around a toothpick to clean their lil one's ears, the Q-Tip is one of the top items on a mama-to-be's supply list. Whether hidden in a canister on the changing table or displayed front and center in one of the company's cute new baby packs, Q-Tips are always within a mom's arm's reach. Here are nine different uses for the baby care essential.
There are few items in a nursery as ubiquitous as the cotton swab.