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Clean Up Backseat Crafting Gone Awry in 4 Easy Steps

Whether you are keeping the kids occupied on the way to school, or your friends are doing a Zen-inspired adult coloring book in the passenger seat, one thing is certain -- crayon is a mess to get out of fabric car seats.

The reason, as true science-nerds will appreciate, is that crayons are made with wax, which an extremely hydrophobic non-polar substance. In layman's terms -- it will not dissolve in water no matter how hard you try. Most cleaning products are designed for things that can dissolve in water. That's why crayon stains defy fabric cleaner.

What can you…

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