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21 Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

Updated on August 5, 2016

Here's 20 of my favorite hacks that will make your life a little easier, a little cooler and a lot more fun. Most of the ideas only cost a few dollars to make and around about 30 minutes to an hour to make (depending if you have the supplies to hand or not!).

25 Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know



Shower Pocket Organizer | Easy Organization Ideas for the Home | Bathroom Organization Hacks
Shower Pocket Organizer | Easy Organization Ideas for the Home | Bathroom Organization Hacks

1. Shower Pocket Organizer

These little 'Shower Organizers' are space saving wonders! They're also fast drying - so they wont get moldy and smelly.

The 6-pocket polyester mesh organizer will keep all your shower essentials within easy reach - great for RV's, dorms and smaller shower stalls!

Buy Shower Organizers Here

DIY Organization Hacks for Teens | Easy Decor Ideas for Girls Bedroom
DIY Organization Hacks for Teens | Easy Decor Ideas for Girls Bedroom

2. DIY Shoebox Recharge Station (video tutorial below)

Get your craft knife at the ready, a few grommets, some wallpaper, glue and and of course a shoebox that you've kept just for an occasion like this - and in no time at all you'll have the most awesome Recharge Station Ever!!


Click here for the video tutorial.

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

3. Rubber Band on Paint Can

Banish messy spills by placing a rubberband on your paint can. Cheap, easy and works like a dream!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

4. Frozen Grapes

By freezing your grapes you can keep your wine, spritzers, cocktails and other drinks nice and cool - but here's the trick - the grapes don't 'melt' like normal ice, so you're drinks to become diluted!

Awesome for trick for parties!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

5. Chewing Gum

Okay the trick here is simply to chew gum while you cut onions and it prevents you from crying. This one gets mixed reviews but it's worth trying out at least once!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

6. Ice Cream & Nutella

So you've come to the end of your Nutella jar. You've scraped as much as you can so now its ready for the trash...right? Wrong! Grab a big spoon of ice cream and mix that baby round the jar and you can experience the most delicious mixture ever created!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

7. Tic Tac Container

Trying to organize and keep hold of bobby pins is a total nightmare - so just get an old tic tac container (or buy one, if even just for this hack!) and store them there. Seriously, you'll wonder how you ever survived without this hack!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

8. Paint Bobby Pins

Now that you've learned to organize your bobby pins with the greatest of ease - why not bling them up a bit by using your favorite nail polish colors. Even alternate the colors to create stripes!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

9. Pancake Mix Hack

Use your old squeezy ketchup and mayonnaise bottles to put your pancake mix in, and hey presto no more slopping big spoons of messy pancake mix across your counter. It also gives you way more control over how much mix you use for each pancake.

10. Soda Can Hack

Here's a great hack for the beach - slide a soda can over your beer can and enjoy a slightly more adult beverage in public. Just remember it's a good for for a beer or two - just remember to take it easy!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

11. Bagel Hack

Need a container for your bagels that'll keep them nice and fresh all day long? Then look no further than an old cd or dvd container. (Does anybody still use cd's or dvd's??).

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

11. Bucket Hack

Filling a bucket from a really small sink is impossible. Or should I say WAS impossible. Now with the application of your trusty dustpan you can fill your bucket with ease. No splashes, no mess. Just a bucket of water. What you do with it is anyones guess....

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

12. High Heel Hack

Hide all those nasty scruffs and scratches on your high heels by applying a simple glitter polish! Thicker polishes will only need one application. You can prefer to go subtle or choose a wild color which is great for sparkly, glitzy parties!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

13. Base of High Heel Hack

If you're high heels aren't the problem and you want to add some extra funk to the base of your high heels - you can also do that. What color you choose is entirely up to you, but whatever it is - they will look totally rad!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

14. Key Hack

Color code your keys by applying different color nail varnishes to them. Yo could even add dots and stripes if you've got too much time on your hands!!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

15. Flip Flop Hack

Simply cut your wire hangers in the middle and wind them out to the sides (as shown) for the perfect way to store all your flip flops!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

16. Cable Hack

Use binder clips to keep all your cables nice and neat and oh so organized!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

17. Coat Hanger Hack

Double up your coat hangers so you can keep matching shirts and pants together!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

18. Toilet Roll Holder Hack

Use discarded toilet roll holders to keep your crazy laptop cables in check. You could even bling them up a bit with some colored paper!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

19. Make Your Own Organic Lip Balm

With a mixture of bees wax, shea butter, coco butter, olive oil and coconut oil - you can create the most luxurious and more importantly, totally organic lip balm ever. This is my go to balm for winter - and it never lets me down!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

20. DIY Ring Box

If you need the most awesome ring organizer ever, that you can make in just a few mins then look no further that this ultra glam DIY ring box - its oh so fabulous!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

21. 25 Ways to Tie a Scarf

Check out the video tutorial (underneath the pic) to learn how to tie your scarf in 25 different ways - in under 5 mins!


The great thing about scarves is that they can be worn for every season. Light chiffon scarves are great for spring and summer whereas for Fall and Winter you can don cashmere or thick woolen scarves!

Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know
Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know

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    • carrie Lee Night profile image

      Carrie Lee Night 

      7 months ago from Northeast United States

      Bobby pin tic tac holder and bucket hack was my favorite. Thank you for sharing

    • Pankaj Chandel profile image

      Pankaj Chandel 

      2 years ago from Panchkula

      very interesting and good topic i like it very much........

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      DecorNation 

      2 years ago

      Interesting lifehacks. I have already seen a few of them online before and infact the 5th one doesn't really work for me . LOL. But otherwise I really like no 11 . It is a new one for me. Thanks for the share. :)

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    • Frenchie Kisses profile image

      Frenchie Kisses 

      2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Very interesting! Some I knew and some i didn't. Very helpful.

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      Kristen Howe 

      3 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Love all of these ideas. Some of them I never heard of and some I would love to try. Thanks for sharing these great hub.

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      Ana Maria Orantes 

      3 years ago from Miami Florida

      I love your hub. It is creative and beautiful. I like the idea of transfering the water to the container on the floor. It looks fun. Thank you for sharing your ideas mister bookerboy. I am looking foward reading the rest of your hubs. I like all your ideas. You did a fantastic job.

    • Lauren Valkyrie profile image

      Lauren Valkyrie 

      3 years ago from United States

      I'm not a drinker, but I like the soda can hack.

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      Carole 

      3 years ago

      found all of the posts useful

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      The Prince of ButterFly Knights 

      3 years ago from Zurich, Switzerland

      This is not only very interesting to read but it is very useful to follow too. Not everybody have the wild imagination on creativity to re-utilized daily goods around the house. People would just buy stuff. They think people can just make new ones instead of using the good conditioned product recycled ones.

    • bookerboy profile imageAUTHOR

      bookerboy 

      3 years ago from Ireland

      Aww thanks a mill!!

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      Samyukta Shrestha 

      3 years ago from Kathmandu, Nepal

      Was weird but kinda helpful to keep stuff organised. However, was a great hub. :P :D

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