Being creative about how you do things can make the difference between being seen as one who can get things done and one who doesn’t. These little hacks might not seem like a big deal but they will make a big difference in how fast you can get things done and move on.
11 Life Hacks for Women
Paper Clip Hacks
Most people have paper clips, especially if you work in an office. Bet you didn’t know you could use your paperclip for more than just holding some papers together!
Don’t have a sports or racerback bra for under your tanks? Grab a paperclip to pull your bra straps together. This will help avoid your straps from showing.
via The Leek
Ever have your zipper broken? Weave the paperclip into the hole and you know have yourself a new zipper! This will keep your pants closed until you get home.
— Kelli Vogstad (@VogstadKelli) September 3, 2014
I hate when I have a stray hair and no bobby pin in sight. Yup, use a paperclip to keep your hair out of your eyes. You can even decorate them to make them look fancy.
Yes, lipstick can be used for more than lipstick. Try out these lipstick hacks when you need to or just because you want to.
via Harper’s Bazaar
Using lipstick as cheek color works great, especially if it’s a lighter shade, but even darker shades can be blended to look great.
Did the bullet of your lipstick break off? No worries! Put it inside a pill box and use a lip liner to apply. Don’t want to put your broken lipstick into a pill box? That’s okay; melt the area that’s broken and attach it back on the wand.
Everyone needs a good way to organize the things you use every day. These storage hacks will help you become more organized and prepared.
Use a magnetized strip in the bathroom to store all your safety pins, nail care items, and anything that is metal that will stick to the strip.
The empty toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls can be used to organize underwear, scarfs, socks, power cords and many other things to make your drawers look neater and fit more in.
Use baskets judiciously all over the house to throw things in that don’t belong in that room so that you can easily put them back where they go. If everyone in the house has their own basket then they can take them at the end of each day to put away.
Use a spice rack in the bathroom for extra storage of cleaning, grooming, and body care items.
Use straws to store jewelry when traveling to avoid a tangled mess when you arrive.
via The 3Rs Blog
Altoids tins are great to store staples, paperclips, buttons, twist ties and more neatly. Use a label maker to mark what’s inside so you can easily see without opening.