7 Surprising Uses for Plastic Wrap
Sure, it's your go-to for wrapping up leftovers, but this multitasker does a lot more than just keep food fresh. We did a little research and talked to experts to find a few brilliant alternative uses.
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Prevent Bottles from Exploding While Traveling
Tired of opening your suitcase after a flight to find your toiletry bag full of gooey shampoo? Alexandra Jimenez, editor and founder of the Travel Fashion Girl
blog, has a simple solution.
Just remove the cap from the bottle, place a small square of plastic wrap over the opening, and replace the cap.
Why It Works:
Changes in air pressure during travel can expand and contract plastic bottles. The plastic wrap acts as a seal to prevent leaks. (Jimenez also suggests only filling your bottles 2/3 of the way to avoid problems.)