Who doesn’t love a pair of modish denim? No matter how old you grow, your college jeans would still be your favorite one to wear. Be it branded jeans or local market jeans, the versatility of the jeans makes us want more of them. Denim is one fabric that is a forever companion of all generations, as it gives utmost comfort, sleek look and fits every body shape and size. So, does your heart break in throwing away your favorite old pair of jeans, then we have a reason to make you smile. We have listed easy denim tricks and hacks, that would surprise you and definitely help you the next time you are stuck with denim issues. From giving ideas on how to make your jeans look brand new to easy yet amazing DIY, we are here to share splendid hacks and tricks about denim, take a look and be enlightened.
1. Baking Soda at your rescue to remove stains from your jeans
Baking soda is filled with goodness, however, you can remove odor and stains from your jeans by directly applying baking soda on the stain for 10-15 minutes, and notice the magic.
2. Want your jeans to look brand new, then go for inside out style
Turn your jeans inside out and wash it with cold water and then air- dry them. This trick would prevent your jeans from fading.
3. Freeze your jeans to remove bad odor
Even the CEO of Levis doesn’t wash his jeans. Sounds gross? But if you want to the original feel of the jeans, then, fold your jeans and put them in a Ziploc bag and freeze it overnight, the bad odor would vanish off and will keep your jeans spanking new.
4. Salt and water will save your jeans from bleeding
Did your new pair of jeans turn your hands blue? Fret not, wash the new jeans with salt, which would set the dye of the jeans also prevent fading.
5. Got deodorant stains on your outfit? Remove them with your jeans
Take your pair of jeans and rub them on the deodorant stained outfit and see the way the stain disappears.
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6. Use Hem Gems to wear your jeans with heels and flats.
From AM:PM wear your jeans with heels and flats, by using hem gems. Fold your jeans and put the hem pins, and if you want the original hem to be seen, then you can tuck the cuff up and inside. Voila!
7. Easy way to store your jeans
Want to make room for your new clothes in your wardrobe? Then we suggest you to hang your jeans by using the shower hooks. Take the belt loop of the jeans and hang it on the shower hooks.
8. Unique fold
You can easily tuck your jeans into your drawers, by folding them into four folds, or even roll them out This would save space, especially when you are traveling.
9. Trick for tighter jeans
If you are looking for tighter jeans, then try this trick, machine wash your jeans with hot water and machine dry with high heat, and you would see a tighter jeans to flaunt your slender legs.
10. Easy way to loosen your jeans
Are your jeans uncomfortable and tight? Then we suggest you to air-dry them and stretch the waistband by your hand. If you want, you can even use the hair dryer over the waistband.
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11. Dazzle your denim with studs
Bored of your old jeans? Then give it a new look, by styling the denim with studs. Take a look at the style chart for complete detail.
12. Protect your dark denim with vinegar
Dark denim are everyone’s favorite, so give a special care to them by washing the denim with ½ cup vinegar, the vinegar will protect the jeans from fading away. Vinegar even softens your jeans, giving you a comfortable feel.
13. Paint your jeans with hearts
Want a cute look, then DIY your jeans with cute hearts. All you need is fabric paint, paint brush and heart stencil, and decorate your jeans with the hearts.
14. Distressed Jeans with sandpaper
You don’t have to spend a fortune to buy distressed jeans, take sandpaper and scrap it horizontally on the jeans and see the distressed look.
15. Warm vinegar to remove chewing gum from denim
Got chewing gum stuck on your jeans? Fret not, warm the vinegar in microwave for 45 seconds and soak a clean cloth in vinegar and rub it on the jeans. Scrap it off with hard bristle toothbrush.
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16. Rip your denim with cheese grater
Mark the places where you want to rip your denim and then use a cheese grater and you are good to go. So, ditch the scissors, use a cheese grater to rip your jeans and bring a worn out look.
17. Remove ink stains with milk and hairspray
Don’t worry if your jeans are stained with ink, soak your stained jeans overnight in a bucket of water and add a glass of milk. Later, apply hairspray on the stained area and wash it with regular detergent. Voila, the stain would be removed completely.
18. Bleach your denim for creative look
Bring a unique look by decorating your denim with bleach. You need a pencil with eraser, which you can dip in bleach mixture and then can create floral designs, polka dots on the jeans.
19. Squat-test to check if your jeans will retain their shape or not
Nothing can be worse than saggy jeans, this would help you next time when you shop.
20. Use powder to remove grease from your denim jeans
Got grease stain on your denim jeans? Worry not, before washing your jeans, throw talc or baby powder on the greasy part and leave it for a day, then brush the powder off and you would find your denim spic and span after the wash.
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21. Avoid clumsy look with mitten clips
The clips will prevent the creasing at the knees and will keep the jeans in place when worn with boots.
22. Iron damp jeans for longer life
In love with your new pair of jeans? Give it a longer life as well as a smooth look by immediately ironing the jeans which are out from the washing machine.
23. Color block your denim
What a peppy look, then you must definitely try the DIY color block cuff. Use fabric paint and paint the inside of your jeans, and when you wear them, cuff off and show your creative and sassy style.
24. Hone your razor with jeans:
Extend the life of your razor by running the razor 10-15 times up and down on your old pair of jeans and find your razor sharpened.
25. Denim Stretching Hacks
Put on your jeans and get into the bathtub filled with warm water. Stay for 15 minutes and sit in the sun and air-dry them.
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26. Know your body before buying a new pair of jeans
Check the infographic which would help you in purchasing right pair of jeans for your body shape.
27. Hang multiple jeans on a single hanger
This is an easy way to make your closet look organized, hang all your jeans in one multi hanger, this way you can even pick your jeans easily.
28. Remove Denim wrinkles with ice
Lazy to iron your jeans? Then toss your denim in the dryer and put some ice cubes and set the dryer at high heat setting, the steam will remove the wrinkles from your jeans.
29. Add beads to the cuffs
Glam up your old pair of jeans with pearls, rhinestones or any of your favorite stones. Use fabric glue to stick the stones and wear these at parties.
30. Revive your jeans in shower
Freshen up your jeans by hanging them in the bathroom, when you are taking a shower. The hot steam will impart a fresh smell.
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31. Soften your jeans with pumice stone
Pumice stone isn’t just for your soft heels, it would even soften your jeans. After washing and drying your jeans, roll your jeans into a ball for 15 minutes and then rub the pumice stone gently and turn them soft.
32. Travel Hack- roll your OOTD in jeans
Wondering how to pack all your essential outfit in a small luggage bag, then check this video and learn how to roll your entire ensemble in jeans or you could simply drop your luggage at the nearest luggage storage for more convenient traveling.
33. Always choose denim of a size smaller
Surprised? This trick would help when you shop for a pair of denim. If you are in doubt about which size is a perfect fit, look for a size smaller as denim would stretch with wear or after few washes.
34. Stuffing the back pockets of your denim would sag your jeans
Folks, back pockets of your denim is for spare cash or slim wallet, don’t stuff it with a heavy wallet, mobile phones else in no time the jeans would sag and lose shape.
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