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10 fashion life hacks

31 Mar

Get rid of odors

3 Mar

Coffe grounds
Flickr/Aidan

Unpleasant odors can be neutralized with coffee grounds. Put the coffee grounds in a bowl and place it on the affected area. For particularly stubborn odors, coffee can remain for a few days to absorb it.

Use Toothpaste to Restore Old Sneakers

3 Jul

toothpaste-shoes

Use some toothpaste (which has abrasive components that help on cleaning) on a plastic scrubber (or steel wool) and scrub vigorously the sole.

Recycle your soda plastic bottle into a broom

29 May

plastic-broom

You can construct a plastic broom using 3-4 soda plastic bottles.

Follow the instructions on the picture;)

Clean your shower head

3 Apr

clean-shower-head

To get the built up residue off of your shower head, tie a baggy of vinegar around a shower head. Leave it there over night, and it will clean everything off with no work.

Easily find tiny items on the floor

13 Mar

vacuum-find

Put a stocking over the end of a vacuum to find tiny items like earings.

Clear hazy car headlights

27 Feb

Use toothpaste to clear up hazy car headlights.

Eliminate this haze by thoroughly cleaning the headlight, then rubbing in a glob of toothpaste.

Clean your microwave with lemon

12 Dec

Harness the power of citrus to clean your microwave: Cut a lemon in half, squeeze juice into a small bowl of water, add both lemon halves and place in the microwave for five minutes. The fresh scent eliminates cooking odors, and condensation from the steam loosens random splatters that have hardened. Wipe with a damp cloth.

Get Rid of Ants

5 Dec

This time we will be showcasing 2 options:

  1. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it ‘home,’ can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!
  2. Another option would be to sprinkle baby powder into the area to keep them away – for free. Ants, according to experts, aren’t keen on the texture or scent of baby powder so will stay away from it. It’s a great alternative to using harmful (and expensive!) ant repellents around children.

Keep wax from sticking to the candle holder

24 Oct

Apply a thin layer of olive oil to your candle holders before you use them. Once the candle has melted the olive oil will allow you to wipe off the wax and keep it from sticking to the candle holder.