We Test 4 Non-Toxic Viral Car Cleaning Hacks

Let's see how they shape up.

How many hours a day do you waste scrolling through so many viral hacks that make life easier. We want to know, do they work? Car expert Stephanie Henry puts CAR cleaning hacks to the test.

Headlights – Orange and Baking Soda 

Cut an orange in half, then pour the baking soda on the orange and get to scrubbing being careful to only do this on the headlight and not the surrounding area to avoid scratches on your paint! Wipe it off with a microfiber towel because it could get messy!

What this does is remove the oxidized layer of clear coat on the lens which naturally gets oxidized by the sun over time but you want to put another clear coat on after you’re done or this hack won’t last long. Waxing it after it’s clean will do the trick!!

Buy your baking soda in bulk! Click the image below for more information.


Windows – Warm Water and Vinegar 

All you need for this hack is 10 parts warm water and one-part white vinegar in a spray bottle. Spray the mixture on the windows and then wipe it down with a microfiber towel!


Looking for the perfect spray bottle, that is also aesthetically pleasing? Click the picture below.


Cloth Seats – Vinegar, Baking Soda, Lemon Juice and Dish Soap 

This next mixture is a little more complicated! Fill another spray bottle with ½ cup of vinegar, 1 ½ tbsps of baking soda, lemon juice and dish soap and SHAKE! Spray the mixture onto your seats and use brush to scrub the surface! Wipe residue with a cloth. This is a great mixture to have handy to remove stains!

You’ll need a good interior brush for this hack, click below!

Wash in the shade

This is something everyone should know and is really a tip more than a hack. Make sure you always wash your car in the shade … there are so many different reasons as to why but one of the main ones is because it will limit the amount of water you need to use as it won’t evaporate as easily!

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