Getting tights caught on a nail, or anything for that matter, isn’t particularly uncomon. But before you cry in despair, reach out for that bottle of clear nail polish, apply a little on the snag and leave it to harden. It won’t fill the hole but it will stop the run from laddering further.
If toothpaste helps whiten your teeth, then it should be able to whiten your nails too, no? Using a regular toothbrush, scrub down your nails with whitening toothpaste, let the lather sit for a minute or so before washing it off.
That’s a really pricey manicure, but desperate times call for desperate measures. And we’re pretty sure the odds of you having some unfinished perfume lying around are higher than a nail polish remover. Spritz some onto a cotton pad and wipe your nails as per normal. Perfumes contain ethyl acetate, which is also present in most nail polish removers.
A razor is good for not only shaving unwanted hairy situations but also a cheap and easy way to get rid of the fuzz on your sweater. Lay the fabric tautly across a flat surface and gently shave in small strokes, pulling the fuzz along. Use tape to accummulate and dispose of the pilling.
Well, a flat iron is essentially an iron right? Although we recommend investing in a trusty clothes iron, a flat iron would definitely be a handy item to bring along for a trip to double up as an iron and hair straightener.
Text: Chow Rong Qian/Cleo Singapore