A very thrifty woman took to TikTok to share a clever way to secure an entire Starbucks drink for just $1.08.
It turns out banana peels can be used for more than slowing down your opponents in Mario Kart. Hailed as one of the single greatest cures for a bad Sunday morning hangover, the potassium-filled, nutrient-rich fruit is a staple fruit in most kitchens.But did you know the peel packs just as much of a life punch as the actual fruit itself? Wise Bread found the peel can be crucial in removing splinters, fighting off acne and even shining your favourite shoes, among other helpful uses.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
By tying each neck string to its opposite back string, you convert the top into a crossback top that distributes pressure evenly on the shoulders and back.
When it comes to washing things like our bedsheets, we have all the good intentions. But somehow, the Stranger Things box set, seems to get in the way, and before you know it, changing the bed has slipped right to the bottom of the to-do list. Oops.But could our cleanliness (or lack of) be having a knock on effect of our health?According to some studies it could because not keeping on top of our bed sheet laundry means we’re creating a breeding ground for harmful microbes that can totally make us ill.Philip Tierno, from New York University, told Business Insider that we need to be washing our sheets every week if we want to avoid some seriously icky effects on our health.According to the microbiologist, microscopic life can build up over time within our bed clothes and, eventually, make people sick.In fact, just two weeks of, er, build-up is enough to leave you with a scratchy throat, especially if you suffer with allergies.In other gross news of the day, your unwashed bedding could also be making you sneeze and sniffle more as the microbes are near your face, meaning you’re likely to breathe them in. Bleugh!And your bed sheets aren’t the only household item we should be washing more often than we do. We spoke to cleaning experts Helpling.co.uk, the UK’s leading online platform for booking a cleaner, to reveal some everyday items you need to be washing right now. Like, now, now!Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:The 7 sleep mistakes you don’t know you’re makingHow to chop an onion without cryingHave we been storing tomatoes all wrong?
Some are calling Colton a ‘genius’ for this shoe-tying hack. If your child has ever had trouble tying shoelaces, then 5-year-old Colton Lillard might have the most clever shoe-tying hack you’ve ever seen. Colton’s mom Ashley posted a Facebook video of her son demoing an easy “new” way to tie shoes.
The humble rubber band is such an overlooked item. It does so much more than hold your hair up or keep your chip bag sealed. From french manicures to maternity jeans, here are 12 smart uses for that rubber band pile you probably have lying at home.Know any more rubber band hacks? Share them with us in the comments below or tweet them at us @YahooStyleCA.Photos via Getty/Pinterest
Us too! But we do know that chilling a red wine in the fridge is a cardinal sin when it comes to plonk storage. Because according to a wine buff, storing a bottle of vin rouge in the fridge is the ideal way to keep it fresh. Editor of The Oxford Companion to Wine, Jancis Robinson, said keeping a bottle of red at a low temperature can help to preserve the flavour.
Now though, the former Neighbours actress has hit back at her critics and implored social media users to stop criticising and instead support other parents in their choices. Speaking on Today Extra, the author of Six Under Eight explained that while she was happy her unusual shortcut was “starting a conversation about parenthood” she was concerned that social media was turning into a sort of parenting war-zone instead of offering a platform to share advice and offer support. “Social media forums for me are sort of like the village that we had in the olden days,” she said.
When it comes to our routines, there are some things that can go awry (especially when coffee has yet to kick in!). For instance, how many of us have found a pesky white streak of deodorant across our shirt after putting it on in the morning? In an attempt to help you overcome these deodorant dramas, we turned to Gwen Whiting and Lindsey Boyd, the Co-Founders of The Laundress, for their tips and tricks to getting out these stubborn stains.
When she’s not giving us the Lols by setting fire to her ladyparts, Amy Schumer is sorting out our life, by coming up with the beauty hack of all beauty hacks.
Chloe Roberts, 42 from Cardiff came up with the idea of LapBaby, a seating aid, which securely straps a baby onto an adults lap, freeing them up to use their hands while on maternity leave with her eldest child, now three.