Intro: Hide Things in Your Old Deoderant Container!
Need a place to hide your money or valuables? Keep them in plain site, at home, or while traveling. Also, more great uses for old deoderant sticks!
Step 1: What You'll Need.
This is what you'll need to make a deoderant safe that you can use to stash your favorite items.
1. One used stick of deoderant.
2. Candle (Similar color of the deoderant).
3. Something to light the candle.
4. Masking tape.
Step 2: Preparing the Deoderant Stick.
Start off by disassembling your deoderant stick by turning the bottom until the inside piece comes out of the top. Use a paper towel and water to clean the pieces of the deoderant stick.
IMPORTANT: LEAVE THE TWISTY STICK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DEODERANT WHERE IT IS. WITHOUT THIS, THE DEODERANT WON'T STAY WHERE YOU WANT IT.
Step 3: Taping the Deoderant "Platform"
Take the piece from the inside of the deoderant stick,(The piece that the deoderant origianlly sat on), and put a layer of tape around the edge, leaving about 1/2 an inch around the top.
Step 4: Creating the Fake Deoderant.
Light your candle and let the wax melt into the space that you just created with the tape and the sliding piece from the deoderant stick. Let the max melt into the space until you get near the top of the tape, then leave it to dry.
(You can help the wax dry faster by running cold water around it after it gets mostly solidified.)
Step 5: Making It Look More Like Deoderant.
After the wax dries all the way through, make it look more like used deoderant by reheating it over the candle and rubbing your thumb across it. Or you could use the finest grate on a cheese grater, or paper towels. Anything that gives it that, "I just came from under someones arm" texture.
Step 6: Hide Your Stuff.
After you achieve the texture you want on the wax, you can reassemble the deoderant stick like it origianlly was. Just don't push the middle piece down to far, or the stick in the middle will poke through the wax and reveal your secret. Now you can hide anything that you can fit in it.
Step 7: More Uses for Used Deoderant Sticks.
On this last slide I will update more uses for deoderant sticks when they come to mind.
1.Used deoderant sticks make great Q-tip holders.
2.Also great for holding (Or hiding) your valuables.