Some nifty tricks to look good

Some nifty tricks to look good


It’s something we do every day — wear clothes! But to wear them without any glitches is another matter. Exposed bra straps, unwashable sweat stains, a run in your clothes, pilling— these are some of the things that can dull the effect of any ensemble you are trying to put together. So, it makes sense that we all have a few clothing tips and tricks up our sleeve to deal with everything from style and fashion to dilemmas with bra straps, tight jeans, and uncomfortable shoes. 
These will make your life a little easier and give your wardrobe a fabulous look!

Clever zipper solution Here’s an easy trick to help keep that pesky zipper up! Slide a keychain ring onto the loop of your zipper, and then loop it around the button. The ring stays concealed under the denim and ensures that you don’t get caught with your fly down.

Tights under ripped jeans

How pretty! Not to mention a great way to stay warm in the winter. You could do this with any pair of tights depending on your style, but I do love the lace. For a more casual look, perhaps just a pair of plain tights would do.

Choosing necklaces for necklines

Pairing your jewellery with your neckline certainly makes a difference! Your necklace choice should complement your outfit; the neckline of your shirt or dress being the most important thing to consider.

Removing deodorant stains

There is an art to putting on a shirt if you’ve already put your deodorant on — very, very carefully.

Use baby wipes to remove those evil white deodorant marks, if you’ve not managed to be careful enough!

Stretching shoes the easy way

Here’s an easy trick to stretch out your shoes a bit! Fill a couple of good quality zip lock baggies half full with water, seal them with most of the air out, and then place them in your shoes overnight in the freezer. Repeat if needed.

Eliminate yellow sweat stains

That nasty yellowing in the armpits of your white shirts — you’re not the only one. Keep a water bottle handy in your laundry room full of lemon juice and spray any areas of your white clothes that are prone to sweat stains before you put them in the wash. This stuff works miracles.

Waterproof your shoes

With Beeswax Rub beeswax on your canvas shoes to keep them water-proofed in the rains. They won’t get stained either! Candle wax is another option but may leave a white haze.

Think outside of the belt

Like most of us if you’ve ever not known what to do with the excess length of the belt, after its buckled. Here’s a picture you can follow. Google can help with stepwise instruction.

Chewing gum catastrophe 

Remove chewing gum from clothes, shoes and other fabric — ICE! The idea is to get the gum as cold as possible. This hardens it and makes it easier to just scrape off. This trick also works for furniture and hair. Good to know!

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