Stopping The Rust Rings

I leave my shaving cream in the shower so that it is handy when I need to shave my legs but the metal ring around the bottom of the can leaves a rust stain on my tile.

I wonder why , knowing it will be near water, they make a container that would rust in the first place?



How many of you have this same problem?

I have come up with a simple solution that I plan to use from now on, or at least until they can come up with a shaving cream can that doesn’t rust.

I cut the bottom off of a small water bottle to make a cup.


I placed the shaving cream can in the cup.


The fit wasn’t perfect and I was afraid that water would get inside the cup and cause it to fall off so I placed a rubber band around the top of the cup to form a seal and to hold it tightly onto the shaving cream can.


Walla, no more rusting!


I wonder why the manufacturers can’t put plastic or rubber on the bottom of the cans?

Now, I must go on Pinterst and find a way to remove the old rust spots.

Any suggestions?

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  1. wow great idea i hate those rings too thanks for sharing

  2. You are BRILLIANT. What a great idea and such a simple solution.

  3. What a great idea!!

  4. So simple and clever! Thanks for sharing this smart idea. 🙂

  5. What a great idea…I pinned it!

  6. claimingourspace

     /  September 3, 2012

    What a great idea. I get those same rust rings. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you tomorrow!

  7. Actually, we use (the bottoms of) plastic water bottles for just about anything. At times, it makes a good soap dispenser too.

  8. Ha!
    What a truly clever idea!
    I was just reading through some older posts at Debbie’s newbie party…I used to be a newbie! I miss this party and forget about it sometimes…so glad I saw this. I love this creative idea.

    keep bloggin’ Pat

  9. I too was battling this problem. It looks like someone came up with a solution called Rust-O-Less. I added the website above (www.rust-o-less). And it seems to be getting good reviews on Amazon. Very eye pleasing too.


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