More soft cotton at the tip (from the end of the stick to the top of the swab) than any other swab. Small Spaces: Clean bathroom crevices around faucets and tile grout. Detail car dashboard and vents. Hobbies and Crafts: Use Q-tips cotton swabs as a perfect disposable paintbrush. Apply glue and wipe away excess. Clean musical instruments. First Aid: Gently apply ointments and creams. Dip in hydrogen peroxide to help clean cuts and scrapes. Tender Touch: Gently clean between the toes or other areas that need sensitive care. Delicately care for newborn's umbilical cord.