Friday, May 14, 2010

10 ways to be fashionable on a Budget

I am a cheapskate to say the least, I hate spending money on things that I can do myself, or for less. So here are some tips that I use.
  1. Frizzy Hair out of control? Use some lotion, just a bit, rub it into your hands so its liquidy then rub in your hair to turn your mess into the best!
  2. Clothing Swap: Sick of your wardrobe? Chances are you aren't the only one, organize a clothing swap with some mamas in your area
  3. Goodwill: You'd be surprised what great finds you can get at thrift shops!
  4. Leggings: you can dress them up, dress them down, or use them to workout, perfect for days when you are in a hurry, ultra slimming.
  5. reuse. shirt too short? Add more fabric on the bottom!
  6. Lookville: This site is great! Post a picture of your outfit online and get advice from the masses for free! Never worry whether an outfit is too much!
  7. Say goodbye to expensive "quick dry top-coat" run your nails under icy cold water and it will help to set your color!
  8. Aprons!: Make some out of scrap fabric they always look nice over jeans, and they will save your clothes from getting stained!
  9. Craigslist I have found some amazing deals in the clothing sections! People who wear expensive clothes, buy lots of clothes
  10. COUPONS!: My Nana always had coupons for department stores, look in the newspaper for great deals. 
Those are my tips! I hope they help! Check out the twitter moms discussion, to find more great tips!

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2 comments:

  1. GREAT IDEAS. I'm gonna check out lookvill, it sounds interesting but I think they'll get sick of my work uniform everyday.

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  2. Thanks so much for those tips! I never knew that about the cold water. Thanks for stopping by too :o)

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