Posted By Heather Rusick on 1/23/12 1:26 PM

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Mayonnaise is a delicious condiment that adds a delightful taste to any sandwich, salad or dipping treat, however Mayonnaise is more than just spread it is a powerful cleaning product too. This common household item works well removing glue residues, grease and other stains. Grab a bottle of mayo and start cleaning yourself, your apartment and your car, there is no mess this condiment can’t handle.

Tough stains on your hands? Mayonnaise works great to remove grease or tar off your hands. All you have to do is scoop some mayo out of the jar, rub it on the stain, wait a couple of minutes and clean off with water.

Crayon or water stains on your furniture? Rub some mayonnaise on these pesky problems, let it sit for about an hour and  wipe off with a damp cloth.

Residue on glass or plastic? Not to worry! If a label, price tag or any other sticky residue is left behind all you have to do is saturate the sticky part with some good ‘ol fashion mayo, rub around for a minute and wash off. 

Tar on your car? Its time to take the mayo outside! When your car has tar buildup from the road, all you need is some mayo to make the tar disappear. Rub a glob of mayonnaise on the affected area, let it sit for several minutes and wipe with a soft rag. Not only will the mayo remove the tar, it will remove without damaging your paint - hey it goes in your mouth I hope it would be safe on your car!

Piano keys turning yellow? If your piano keys are looking dull and discolored just wipe mayonnaise on them, wait a couple of minutes and wipe off. Your keys will look shiny and new.

Mayo is one multi-purpose condiment! Not only can it fight grim, goo and grease,  it can also be used as a beauty product. Spread it on your skin for an instant facial, use it to condition your beautiful locks and brush it on your plants leaves for a quick shine. It has also been used to clean up animals in oil spills!

What have you put mayonnaise on?