There is nothing better than figuring out an ingenious solution to a common problem. There also isn’t anything better than figuring out a genius life hack! Prepare to feel pretty smart with these 18 incredible life hacks sure to make your life, and your problems, so much easier.
Eating an orange before working out is said to keep you hydrated, and helps prevent the lactic acid build up in your muscles. Not only do oranges taste great, but they help prevent sore muscles too! We always knew there was a reason oranges were a staple at little league soccer games.
In case of an emergency, crayons are known to make great candles. Each lasting thirty minutes, a crayon may keep you sane during your next power outage.
Any college student knows how absolutely stressful finals can be. Instead of running around at the last second proofreading, copy and paste your essay into Google translate, and listen to it. This is the easiest way to catch any grammatical errors.
Cut Your Dry Time
If you’re in a hurry to dry a load of clothes, throw a dry towel in with your damp clothes. This will literally cut your dry time in half.
If you’re at that point of the week when you have odds and ends in your fridge, use myfridgefood.com. Simply input the foods found in your refrigerator, and the website will tell you what you can make with them!
Restore a Shrunk Shirt
Save that brand new shirt that you accidentally tossed in the dryer! Put the shirt in a bowl of ice water with one cup of hair conditioner. This will restore it to it’s normal size.
Glow In The Dark
If you are looking to add a fun touch to your nails, try breaking a glowstick in half and adding the liquid to clear nail polish. This would be perfect for a concert or party!
Hide your spare key in your yard using a pill bottle and a pine cone. Glue the pine cone directly to the cap of the pill bottle, and then bury it somewhere in your yard. No one will suspect a thing!
If you’re unable to catch that pesky fly that’s been buzzing around, spray it with Windex. The ingredients in this cleaning agent prevent the fly from flying around.
Anyone with a shower curtain knows how frustrating it is when you begin to see mold or mildew. Instead of stressing, wash the curtain with salt water when you first buy it. It will never go moldy!
Remove those unsightly stains from your sneakers by rubbing with a cotton ball soaked in nail polish. They weren’t lying when they said nail polish remover can remove anything!
Find the end of the tape roll easily by sticking a paper clip to the end. Such a great hack for gift wrapping around the holidays!
Save Your Candles
Before burning, place your candles in the freezer. This will help them burn hours longer.
Have a headache? Try drinking some Gatorade. According to studies, drinking two glasses of Gatorade at the first sign of a headache can relieve pain almost immediately. Plus, there aren’t any unpleasant side effects! We aren’t sure how accurate this tip is, but it’s worth a shot!
Whiten your whites without using any harsh chemicals. Soak them in hot water with slices of lemon for ten minutes.
Instead of dousing yourself in the harmful chemical, Deet, when camping, add some sage to the campfire! The smell of burning sage is enough to keep any bugs away.
When at the beach, place your valuables inside a rolled up diaper. This will make it look used, and keep thieves from snatching your valuables!
Vodka isn’t just for drinking! To strengthen your hair, combat issues with dry scalp, and prevent dandruff, add vodka to your shampoo bottle.