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15 Clothing Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

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I have been obsessed with clothing hacks for as long as I can remember! Sometimes clothes can be so frustrating and so I’ve compiled a list of the best clothing hacks out there! They are guaranteed to blow your mind! πŸ˜‰

 

1. The Neck Measurement Hack

To see if a pair of jeans will fit without trying them on, all you have to do is take the waist of the jeans and see if they will fit around your entire neck. It has been proven that the circumference of your neck is more than likely equal to the front of your waist. So the next time you’re out shopping but don’t have the time to try it on, try this hack to save time!

 

2. Get Rid of Pesky Pilling Using a Razor

There are certain fabrics that tend to pill (polyester), so if you find yourself frustrated at piece of clothing you once loved but it has begun to pill I have the solution! You can use an old razor to shave them away. It’s very simple, just be extra careful so that you will not cut through the fabric!

 

3. Dish Soap will Remove Oil Stains

I don’t know about you but I used wash my favorite shirt a whole bunch of times and it still had the oil stain on it. However, when I used regular dish soap to spot treat it, it came right out! I almost cried LOL. So, this hack is a life saver if you accidentally dropped some oily food on your shirt and need it to come out without spending a dime!

 

4. Get Rid of Wrinkles Fast with your Dryer

If you are in a hurry in the morning and don’t feel like whipping out your ironing table and iron. Just throw the article of clothing in the dryer for ten minutes while you do your hair or take a shower. When you’re done, your clothing will be wrinkle free and warm! πŸ˜‰

5. A Dryer Sheet will Remove Deodorant Stains

Whenever I throw on a form fitting dress or t-shirt I almost always get some of my deodorant on it. I learned a few years ago that all you have to do is grab a dryer sheet and rub it on the stain until it comes off. It even makes your clothes smell 10x better!

 

6. Roll Clothing in your Dresser for Easy Access

I used to just fold my clothes in small piles and put them in my drawer. However, I always took forever to find tops or bottoms because you can only see the top shirt or pant! So one of my best friends told me that she rolls her clothes so that she can see all of her options easily! Ever since that amazing tip I can find everything I need in my drawers way quicker!

 

7. Use a Hair Straightener to Iron your Collar

This tip saves me so much time it’s ridiculous! After I’m done straightening my hair, I turn down the heat a little, wipe off the inside with a dry wash cloth, and iron down my collar! It’s so easy and works quickly!

 

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8. Shaving Cream Removes Makeup Stains

This hack saves my life every day! I got into a car accident a few years ago and the air bag burned my chest! πŸ™ So I apply make up to cover up the small scars that are still there. Now as you can probably guess my makeup gets on my clothes each time. Using shaving cream is so easy and it works quickly! I do it just before I throw it in the wash and it comes out just like new!

 

9. Hairspray Prevents Runs in Stockings

I am a clumsy girl! I just can’t help but to mess something up, my day wouldn’t be complete unless I spilled something or ruined something. So this hack helps me so much. Whenever I have an event where I need to dress up a little, I lightly spray hairspray on my tights, to make sure I don’t create a run. It works every time!

 

10. Cover a Scuff on Your Shoes with Nail Polish

We all have that pair of shoes that would be perfect if we could just remove that annoying scuff. Well, I have the fix! Buy nail polish that matches the color of your shoes and voila, you’ve fixed the problem. No one will be able to tell that you had a scuff to begin with! This is one of my favorite hacks!

 

11. Use a Paper Clip and Thread to Zip Up a Dress

I lived alone my junior year of college, and I remember before my formal date party for my sorority I had no way of zipping up my dress. I ran outside and asked the first person I saw to zip it up, it just happened to be a cable guy haha! I’m sure I made his day πŸ˜‰ After that experience I asked around how other girls zip up their dresses when they’re alone. The consensus was tying a long piece of string to a paper clip, attaching the clip to the zipper, then using the string to pull it up! This hack is perfect for the independent woman!

 

12. Use the Tape Hack when putting on a Bracelet

Putting on a bracelet by yourself can be frustrating, because it will just keep falling off your wrist due to nothing holding the other side down. Using a piece of tape will hold the top of the bracelet down so that you can easily connect the bracelet together.

 

13. Use a Panty-Liner to Block Sweat Stains

If you are going to a place where you know it’s going to be hot like a club or dance class, this hack will change everything! Just simply apply a panty-liner to the armpit of the top you’re going to wear, and you will be safe from those embarrassing sweat stains! Just be sure if you wear a white top, you can’t see the panty-liner through the shirt.

 

14. Duct Tape Can Hold up your Twins

Kim Kardashian slayed my life when she said gave us her tip with using duct tape. Whenever you want to wear a very deep V shirt or dress but wearing a bra is not an option, use duct tape to hold them bad boys up!! Make sure you clean the area you are applying duct tape to, and cover your nipples with tissue. Walk around and dance to make sure that your tape is holding them up perfectly. Now you can wear that sexy dress and have a perky chest too!

 

15. Pocket Size Can Affect Your Butt Size

I have used this hack since I was 13, I’m not joking. LOL! If you wear jeans with big pockets your butt is going to look smaller, so if you’re looking to make the appearance of your butt to look slimmer, buy that type of jean. If you’re looking to make your butt look bigger, look for pants that either have no pockets or pockets that are smaller and higher up. This will make your butt look perkier and bigger!

If you have any hacks that you love to use, comment below! I’d love to hear them! πŸ™‚

With Love,

Alaya

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33 Comments

  1. I love this! These hacks are very helpful. I will definitely be trying the jeans and the tape hack. I hate trying on jeans. I feel like there are no jeans for curvy girls but that’s another discussion. The tape hack is brilliant! I love finding hacks!

    1. Thank you & I know! I feel like it’s a miracle when I find a good pair of jeans lol!

  2. OMG MIND BLOWN! I had never thought of panty liners to block sweat! I try not to wear tops that are snug in the arms for that sole purpose! Now I can wear them! And the razor trick? WHAT?! This post was very helpful thank you for sharing!

    xoxo Lauren | Glitter & Grandeur

    1. You’re welcome! I know I sweat so easily, so the liners help so much!

  3. I have used my straightener on my clothes so many times. I don’t even own an iron. Everyone in my life thinks it’s all so weird but it just makes sense to me. πŸ™‚

    1. You are just getting the most out of your products! No shame in your game πŸ™‚

  4. These are some great hacks.

    1. Thank you! πŸ™‚

  5. I love this! Shared it on G+ so I can look back at it and use the tips!!! The flat iron one surprised me but it makes sense.

    xoxo,
    http://befittingstyle.com/black-velvet-off-shoulder-wearing-white-rain-nyfw/

    1. OMG thank you! & yes it is such a time saver!!

  6. Taping bracelets! That may just be the most genius idea ever. Putting on bracelets makes me crazy, so I adore this idea πŸ™‚

    1. I was the same way when I found out this hack! Such a necessary tip πŸ™‚

  7. I’ve used the Dawn trick for years! Since I’m so messy I really need the extra oil fighter power lol

    1. I’m messy too lol it’s a life saver!

  8. Hi Alaya and thanks for following my blog on Bloglovin. I follow you immediately too!! So nice and usefully tips!!!
    Kisses,
    Eni

    Eniwhere Fashion
    Eniwhere Fashion Facebook

    1. Thank you! I love your blog!

  9. These are all such good tips. Bookmarking!

    Camille
    http://www.Thecocooners.com

    1. Thank you so much Camille 😊

  10. I am so saving this. That shaving cream hack is about to save my life!

    1. It seriously is the easiest fix to such a common problem! Glad I can help you out! 😊

  11. I love the rolled clothes for drawers idea! All of them are good, but that one I am going to implement ASAP for sure. This is something that has bothered me on a continual basis. So clever. Funny how we go along like sheep, just assuming that clothes need to be folded a certain way lol.

    1. It helps so much especially when you’re in a rush! & so true, just continuing to be frustrated when there are other options haha

  12. Heather

    My grandma taught me that you can remove deodorant stains simply by rubbing a clean part of the fabric against the part with the deodorant stain. No dryer sheet necessary! πŸ™‚

    1. Omg perfect! That will save even more time! Thank you to you and your grandma 😊

  13. OKAY – this is a great post! Where were you when I needed help with my dress zipper! xo

    1. haha thank you! That hack makes being independent so much easier

  14. Great Hacks! I really love that dryer sheet trick! I am so going to try all of these, thanks for sharing!

    -Brandi Kimberly
    http://www.cutebrandik.com

    1. Thank you Brandi! I hope this makes your life just a little easier!

  15. CHRISTIANNE

    I really love the hair flat iron to iron the collars, never thought of that.
    Xo, CHRISTIANNE
    http://simplychristianne.com

  16. These are all great hacks, I have used a few of these! Great post!
    Delayna Denaye
    delaynadenaye.com

  17. I love how practical and helpful this post is. The dryer sheets was a new one for me and I will use it in the near future I am sure!!

  18. These are common but yet amazing hacks, loved the duck tape one.

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  19. LOVED this post and surprisingly I knew very few of these hacks! The paperclip and string, definitely never heard of that one, but as someone who lives alone I plan to try! Thanks for sharing!

    @thisiskrisjoyblog
    thisiskrisjoy.com

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