Keeping Fingerprints off Mirrored Cabinets

If you have a mirrored cabinet (such as a medicine cabinet) that requires you to touch the mirror to open it, thus leaving fingerprints, I have found that placing small vinyl clings/decals at the spot you touch eliminates the fingerprints. I like to change the vinyl clings to correspond with the seasons or holidays. You can involve your children in this, too!


By songbird100

January 15, 20050 found this helpful

I have read that applying a layer of shaving cream on the mirror (like a "window polish") helps repel fingerprints, fog, and lint on the mirror.

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January 15, 20050 found this helpful

(I've tried the shaving cream idea and it streaked and left such a film that I had a TERRIBLE time getting it off!)

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January 16, 20050 found this helpful

The shaving cream has worked for me. You need to use the cheapest kind you can find (not gel). It keeps the mirror clear for a couple of months, and then I just use the shaving cream again.

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