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10 Simple Hacks To Remember On A Rough Day

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Life is not always easy and in the course of one average day, there are often obstacles that make everything so much more difficult. So, the solution would be to turn to the bottomless pit of tips and hacks – the Internet. If you are looking for life-changing hacks that can save you a lot of time and money, look no further. Here you will find ten hacks to make your life a piece of cake, compiled by Oklater. 

1. The sandwich magician

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Sometimes in life, you need to get creative and use your brain a little bit more. Just like the person who found out cutting salami into halves and simply lining the sandwich will give you the most flavor did. This is brilliant! Who’s ready to make some sandwiches?

2. Organize cables without spending a dime

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In the age of technology, our homes are full of cables and chargers for TVs, computers and phones, usually just laying around. If you don’t want such a mess in your home, the simple solution is to get used toilet rolls and an old shoe box.

Glue the toilet rolls inside the box, then fill them with the cables. Neat, easy and cheap.

3. Don’t let it drip

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Next time you are painting something, put an elastic rubber band around the paint can. Then, wipe the excessive paint dripping from the brush on the rubber band, instead of the can. You’ll never waste paint ever again.

4. Instant grocery list

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Why not put that smartphone you are always staring at to good use, instead of scrolling through social media all day. Instead of making another shopping list, snap some photos of your fridge so you can see all the items you are running low on.

5. DIY dry shampoo

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If you often find yourself having to take a bath having forgotten to restock on shampoo, don’t panic: you can do your emergency homemade version. For lighter and colored hair, mix cornstarch and a few drops of your favorite essential oil. Ffor darker hair, use cocoa powder and essential oil – you’ll smell like chocolate plus you will have a shampoo free of chemicals.

6. Getting scuff marks off suede shoes

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When you see those scuff marks on your new pair of suede shoes it can be heartbreaking, but don’t throw them away yet. Just get a simple pencil eraser and keep rubbing until the marks disappear. Magic! And, if the marks are stubborn, you can also apply alcohol or vinegar on a Q-tip and then gently clean your shoes with it.

7. Binliner to go

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No one likes taking the trash out, and every family member is pinning the duty on the rest. Why put a new trash bag everytime you throw the old one away? Instead, line the bin with a few liners: this way the trash bag won’t break and you’ll be saved the trip back to put a new one in the trash can. Pretty smart!

8. Shower hooks for the closet

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Have you ever thought of hanging your jeans instead of stacking them in your closet? It saves a lot of space and it’s pretty simple. Just get a pack of inexpensive shower hooks and hang your jeans through their belt loops. This is also a good way to organize your handbags and backpacks.

9. Iron shirt collars

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In order to have that stubborn shirt collar stay in one place, iron it after you put on your shirt: just take your hair flattening iron and keep the collar pressed between the rods for a few seconds. Done!

10. Waterproof shoes

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If you don’t want to splurge on expensive waterproof shoes, just take an old pair of canvas shoes and rub them down with some beeswax. Melt the beeswax using a blow drier and you’ll be ready for a long winter.

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Here are another 16 useful life hacks.

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From: oklater

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