7 Essential Clothing Fixes And Hacks Every Girl Needs To Know
You might have experienced that one day when you've left the house thinking 'Wow, I'm rocking this outfit', and then suddenly your zipper pops open or you've just realized that your bra strap is showing or discover hours later that there's a fat deodorant stain on your clothes. It sucks a lot, am I right? From feeling great to feeling completely irritated in just manner of minutes. That's true power at work. Most of us have been there but not all of us know how to fix it.
That's why I've searched Google and Pinterest just to find the best and most essential clothes fixes that will save you time and the embarrassment anywhere and at anytime. I hope the following clothes saving hacks will prove to be beneficial for you as it has for me.
Use A Clear Elastic Hair Tie To Hold A Zipper Up
If you find that your zipper is loose and you're not sure what to do, use a clear elastic hair tie (less visibility) to keep it up. All you have to do is pull the tie through the zipper hole and then take the bottom loop and tuck it through the top and pull through. Once that is done, take the loop and wrap it around the button. Simple, quick and easy. The perfect solution to feeling at ease. Thanks to Buzzfeed for finding this awesome hack from Sweet Little Blue Bird.
Use Lemon To Get Rid of Armpit Sweat Stains
If only I had knew about this hack during school days, it would have saved me from feeling uncomfortable on those hot and humid days, especially when your school dress code entails uniforms. To get rid of armpit stains, squeeze a lemon into water and spray onto the affected areas. Hack found from Wikihow, you will be shocked to see how well it work!
Use Adhesive Tape To Close The Gaps Between Buttons
When wearing a button down shirt, you might notice gaps forming, especially if the shirt is a little tight. To avoid giving a free show, make use of tape between each gap to hide any skin or boob that may show. Hack found from InStyle.
Rub Fabric Together To Remove Deodorant Mark
It's quite common to find a white deodorant mark on a black blouse, even so when in a rush and you quickly slap it on. Mistakes can easily happen but for a problem like this one, don't use a towel to remove it. Instead rub the fabric against itself since it's fibres work better at removing the stain. Vinegar is also proven to be effective in removing deodorant marks. Thanks to Daily Worth for this helpful and useful hack. Check out there awesome list of 11 Quick Fixes For Fashion Emergencies.
Use Hairspray To Stop A Thread Run On Your Pantyhose
When all backups fail, make use of hairspray or nail polish to stop a run on your pantyhose. It's a quick solution for when you're in the office and and need to meet a client very soon. Hack found on Wise Bread.
Use Hairspray To Stop Shoe Slips
Not only can hairspray boost your hair, it can also save you from the irritation of your feet slipping out of your heels. All you have to do is spray the hairspray on the sole of your feet. Found on TheEveryGirl, they also gives us another spunky tip for closed shoes is by stuffy a little tissue in instead of using hairspray to prevent slipping.
Use Baby Oil Shampoo To Unshrink Your Clothes
If you mistakenly ended up shrinking your favorite clothes item, you can easily unshrink it in three simple steps. Soak the item in water with baby shampoo and then work it through your hands. Gently remove it without wringing it and then using a towel to reshape it. Check out next step over at One Good Thing.
Below I've included a few cheat sheets that you might find to be of great help. Such as the ultimate list of easy ways to to iron your clothes for all the fellow lazy girls out there from Thesecretyumiverse!