17 Toilet Paper Alternatives

That said, check out the ingredients because some baby wipes may contain traces of alcohol or other disinfectants. Do not use products with disinfectants on your skin.

Some bidets are standalone while others are attached directly to the toilet. Place several pieces of clothing near the bidet to dry yourself off after rinsing using the bidet.

Paper towels are great alternatives to toilet paper. They are soft and safe to use. Check to see if they contain ingredients (such as perfumes or dyes) that may irritate your skin before use.

Newspapers and other printed paper products can also be used as toilet paper alternatives in a crisis. You may need to dip them in water to soften them before use.

Flannel and cotton can also work as toilet paper alternatives. If you decide to go this way, do not share your reusable clothing with other family members and always keep it clean after use.

Wet wipes are good alternatives to toilet paper because they are soft and pre-moistened. The moisture content inside these wipes helps to clean gently and thoroughly.

Some cultural communities use water in place of toilet paper. Without digging too deep into that water always works well when there is a toilet paper shortage.

Sea sponges are biodegradable and break down when flushed down the toilet. This makes them an excellent toilet paper alternative.