Keep Makeup Off Your Hats With This Genius Fashion Hack

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Do you wear the style of hat that sits low on your forehead, like a peaked cap or baseball hat?

If so and you wear make-up, you probably have the same problem that I do. My make-up rubs off on the inner band at the front and stains it.

This genius idea is a quick and easy way to prevent that.

Tools and materials:

  • Panty liner
Identifying stains

1. Identify stains

Check your hat to see where the stains are, to make sure you’re going to cover the correct area.

Panty liner

2. Open panty liner

Remove the panty liner from its wrapping, being careful not to touch the sticky side.

Applying panty liner to hat

3. Apply

Press the panty liner, adhesive side down, to the inner band of the cap at the center front.

Make sure it’s pressed firmly in position and can’t be seen from the outside.

Wearing hat

4. Wear your hat

Put your hat on and check it’s comfortable. 


It works for all similar styles of hat.

Keep makeup off your hats with this genius fashion hack

Keep makeup off your hats with this genius fashion hack

At the end of the day, just remove the liner and your cap is clean and free of make-up.

It can be hard to remove those stains, so it’s best to avoid getting them on the hat in the first place. 

For something more permanent, you could glue a strip of velcro inside the hat and attach a piece of washable fabric in the same place. But this is a great solution if you’re in a hurry.

Would you use it?

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Suggested materials:
  • Panty liner

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  • Brenda Steever Brenda Steever on Nov 28, 2023

    That’s a really cool idea. I don’t wear hats currently, but I do love them! That’s a great idea as well as an easy idea. Economical also. Thank you for your great idea. If I ever start wearing hats again I hope I can remember this!

  • Janice Janice on Dec 05, 2023

    Brilliant! Thanx for sharing!