If you're jumping on the bandwagon and editing your wardrobe down into a carefully chosen capsule, you'll inevitably be wearing fewer items, and wearing them more often. This will naturally result in some wear and tear, especially if you keep things for a long time. However, with a little TLC, you can keep your items in good shape for years to come.
Replacing a button that has fallen off is one of the most basic ways to repair clothing, however I won't assume that it's common knowledge. Not everyone has been taught how to do this properly, in fact I didn't really learn the proper technique until I went to design school and was required to learn. So I made a little infographic for you, outlining the basic steps.
Awareness is the first step in protecting yourself and staying healthy.
You can reap a lot of savings by making some of your own cosmetics and toiletries, with the added benefit of knowing exactly what's going into them (no mystery un-pronounce-able ingredients, thank you very much!).
Today I mixed up a homemade moisturizer using almond oil, jojoba oil, shea butter, and cocoa butter.
I'm keeping my feet looking as tidy as I can with a simple at-home pedicure, using tools that I already have.
My husband recently learned that the secret to a beautiful beard is beard oil. It can be expensive, though, and he's blasted through a small bottle in a few short months. Here's my DIY version.
The DIY deodorant I tried this week was a total win. Just a handful of ingredients, and easy to put together.
How often do you clean your makeup brushes? Once a month? Once a year? A handful of times since you started wearing makeup?
This hydrating face mask has just 2 ingredients, and it will leave your skin feeling cool, calm, and fresh. Just try not to eat it before you get it on your face.
I began looking for a DIY alternative to store-bought mouthwash, that I can make with few ingredients and store in a glass bottle.
There's no way I could reduce my bottle and package usage to zero overnight, but as with the rest of our lifestyle, we can start with one small change. Dental care seemed like a good place to start.