Everyone’s been in a tight spot when it comes to finding awesome home remedies to clean clothes that are stained or damaged. Whether you want to clean up your favorite top after you spilled something on it or you’re trying to figure out how to spice up a pair of ripped jeans, these hacks are for you! Giving your clothes a longer shelf life is actually a lot easier and cheaper than you think. So instead of buying new clothes, take a look at these before you spend your cash.
Try these hacks on for size instead of throwing your clothes away when all they need is a little of your time and effort.
1. Removing Red Wine Stains From Cotton Clothes
It’s happened to all of us, whether we’re at a wedding or relaxing with our crew. Instead of tossing out that top, all you need is a little paper towel and some Club Soda and it’ll be fine!
2. Use A Sharpie To Cover Bleach Stains
Bleach stains are the worst, there’s no two ways about it. Whoever says they aren’t that bad simply doesn’t know what they’re talking about. Color over them with a Sharpie to make them disappear!
3. Forget The Fitting Room And Learn How To Try On New Pants Like A Pro!
By wrapping the waistband of a pair of pants around your neck, you can see if they will fit your waist. If the ends of the waistband won’t meet each other behind your head, odds are they are too small for you!
4. Instead Of Tossing Your Ripped Jeans To The Curb, Learn How To Make Them Rock
Wearing tights under your ripped jeans is an easy way to make them hot all over again. Choose jeans with a wild design to flex your style and accent the denim. It’ll make your look really stand out.
5. Don’t Make Lemons Into Lemonade! Let Lemon Juice Remove Your Pit Stains
Who knew one squirt of this item in your fridge could make a lifetime of difference to your clothes? A little of this magic stuff under the armpits of your shirts before you wash them could save them!
6. Using Baby Wipes To Remove Deodorant Stains
Instead of tossing your favorite shirt in the wash, bring it back from the dead by removing stains with baby wipes! A few simple applications of these little bad boys and your shirt will look new.
7. Quit Letting Your Buttons Run Wild With A Little Clear Nail Polish
Even if you sew them on the right way a million times, some buttons just don’t want to stay put! After you sew that sucker back on there, slap on a little clear nail polish to keep it in place. Problem = solved!
8. Remove Red Lipstick Stains In A Snap!
No matter how it got there, getting rid of red lipstick stains is a pain. Put some hairspray on there, let it breathe for a moment, gently dab it, and then throw it in the wash on its own. Your clothes will come out good as new!
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9. Remove Stains From Leather
After brushing your boots off, wipe them down with soap and hot water. Then, mix one part vinegar to one part water in a spray bottle and spray them down. Once you wipe down your boots with a dry cloth, rub in some conditioner and spray them with a waterproof mixture.
10. De-Pill Your Clothes With A Razor
Get rid of all those pesky little scraps in a snap. All you need to do is wash your clothes, run a razor over them, and swipe them with a lint roller.
11. Roll Your Pants The Right Way When You Wear Your Boots
Stop wondering how your jeans wound up getting frayed to shreds every time you wore your favorite cute boots with them. Instead of tucking them inside your boots, cuff them and save the day!
12. Using A Hair Straightener To Iron Your Shirt Collar
You don’t have time to worry about wrinkled collars when you’re trying to look your best. Bust out that hair straightener, and your collar will be looking fly in the blink of an eye.
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13. Slice And Dice Old T-Shirts Into Killer New Tank Tops
Spin those old t-shirts into gold with a pair of scissors! Put a tank top that fits you well over the shirt you want to redesign, outline the shape of the neckline and the strap width, and cut the t-shirt along the lines you drew. Finally, use two t-shirt scraps to tie the straps together, twisting the back until the fit is perfect — just for you!
14. Kill Any Odors On Your Denim Clothes With Vodka. Is There Anything It Can’t Do?!
Get a clean spray bottle and mix one shot of vodka with three drops of essential oil and some warm water. Spray your jeans or denim vest with this magic elixir, let it sit overnight, and you’re golden.
15. Breathe New Life Into Your Favorite Leather Shoes With Moisturizer!
That’s correct — you did, in fact, read that right, ladies and gentlemen. Instead of springing all of your extra bucks for leather polish, put your favorite moisturizer on your old leather shoes! They’ll shine as if they’re brand new.
16. Fall In Love With Your Wardrobe All Over Again!
Don’t let everyday life get in the way of sparkling like fireworks on the Fourth of July! Stop worrying about the old life your clothes used to have and work it, girl, because you know you’re worth it.
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