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17 Hacks to Fix Damaged or Ruined Clothing

17 Hacks to Fix Damaged or Ruined Clothing

Wait, don’t give up on that stained shirt! Much of your potentially ruined (or very stinky) clothing can be remedied with simple fixes you can do at home. From stain removal to patent leather scratches, you just may be able to save your favorite clothes from the donation pile. Never cower at a red wine stain again!

1. Buff off stubborn grime from suede with a nail buffer.

    source: Cosmopolitan

    2. Put your jeans in a baggy in the freezer to reduce odor and save a wash.

      source: Kathleen Kamphausen

      3. Stop a run in your tights by applying clear nail polish.

        source: trusper.com

        4. And use hairspray to help prevent runs in the first place.

          source: v.etto via Flickr

          5. If you spill red wine on your clothing, soak it in white wine to help remove it before you throw it in the wash.

            source: 24thcentury via Flickr

            6. Rub off deodorant marks with baby wipes.

              source: Pinterest

              7. Use a razor to fix pilling on clothes.

                source: Wikihow

                8. Put dry tea bags in stinky shoes to reduce the odor.

                  source: Wikihow

                  9. Mix vinegar with cold water and use it to get water stains out of leather.

                    source: 11andchic.com

                    10. Lift oil stains by leaving baby powder on the spot overnight before washing as usual.

                      source: Austin Kirk via Flickr

                      11. Remove makeup stains from your shirt with shaving cream.

                        source: Cosmopolitan

                        12. Whiten dirty shoes again by scrubbing them with baking soda and a tooth brush.

                          source: Ethan Hebler via Youtube

                          13. Shine up patent leather shoes with Windex.

                            source: Cosmopolitan

                            14. And for scuffs, use petroleum jelly.

                              source: Cosmopolitan

                              15. Spray lemon juice on sweat stains before washing to get them out.

                              Spray shirts that tend to get sweat stains with lemon juice before you wash them.
                                source: Wikihow

                                16. Cut pieces of moleskine to fix a bra with protruding underwire.

                                  source: Chaotically Creative

                                  17. Put ice on gum that’s stuck to clothing for 20-25 minutes and it will scrape off more easily!

                                    source: Wikihow

                                    Featured photo credit: out with the old/woodleywonderworks via flic.kr

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                                    Last Updated on January 26, 2021

                                    Science Says A Glass Of Red Wine Can Replace 1 Hour Exercising

                                    Science Says A Glass Of Red Wine Can Replace 1 Hour Exercising

                                    Are you a red wine drinker? What if I tell you sipping in a glass of wine can equate to an hour of exercise? Yup, it’s tried and tested. A new scientific study has just confirmed this wonderful news. So next time you hold a glass of Merlot, you can brag about one hour of hard workout. Rejoice, drinkers!

                                    What the study found out

                                    “I think resveratrol could help patient populations who want to exercise but are physically incapable. Resveratrol could mimic exercise for the more improve the benefits of the modest amount of exercise that they can do.”

                                    (applauds)

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                                    I’m not saying this, but the study’s principal investigator Jason Dyck who got it published in the Journal of Physiology in May.

                                    In a statement to ScienceDaily, Dyck pointed out that resveratrol is your magic “natural compound” which lavishes you with the same benefits as you would earn from working out in the gym.

                                    And where do you find it? Fruits, nuts and of course, red wine!

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                                    Did I forget to mention Dyck also researched resveratrol can “enhance exercise training and performance”?

                                    There are limits, of course

                                    But, all is not gold as they say. If you’re a lady who likes to flaunt holding a glass of white wine in the club or simply a Chardonnay-lover,you have a bad (sad) news. The “one hour workout” formula only works with red wine, not non red wines. And don’t be mistaken and think you’ve managed 4 to 6 hours of workout sessions if you happen to gulp down a bottle of red wine.

                                    And what can replace the golden lifetime benefits of exercise?Exercise is just as important as you age. Period! But hey, don’t be discouraged; look at the bigger picture here. A glass of red wine is not a bad deal after all!

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                                    The health benefits of red wine

                                    But just how beneficial is the red alcoholic beverage to your body? As we all know red wine is a healthier choice youc an make when boozing.

                                    Let’s hear it from a registered dietitian. Leah Kaufman lists red wine as the “most calorie friendly” alcoholic beverage. Sure, you won’t mind adding up to a mere 100 calories per 5-ounce glass of red wine after you realize it contains antioxidants, lowers risk of heart disease and stroke, reduces risk of diabetes-related diseases, helps avoid formation of blood clots and lowers bad cholesterol level.

                                    Wantmore? Wine could also replace your mouthwash because the flavan-3-ols in red wines can control the “bad bacteria” in your mouth.To add to that list of benefits, moderate wine drinking may be beneficial for your eyes too – a recent study mentions.

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                                    Be aware of the risks, too

                                    Having mentioned all the ‘goods’ about red wine, you cannot underplay the fact that it is still an alcohol, which isn’t the best stuff to pour into your body. What is excessive drinking going to do to your body? Know the risks and you should be a good drinker at the end of the day.

                                    However, you don’t want to discard the red vino from your “right eating”regimen just because it stains your teeth blue. M-o-d-e-r-a-t-i-o-n. Did you read that? That’s the operative word when it comes to booze.

                                    By the way, when chocolate is paired with wine, particularly red, they can bring you some exceptional benefits towards your health.But again, if you tend to go overboard and booze down bottles after bottles, you are up for the negative side of alcohol, and we all know what too much of sweetness (sugar) can do to our body (open invitation to diabetes and heart diseases if you aren’t aware).

                                    Folks, the red grape beverage is certainly a good buy to have a good hour’s worth of cardio, provided you keep the ‘M’ word in mind. Cheers!

                                    Featured photo credit: James Palinsad via flickr.com

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