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10 Tips & Tricks To Help You Keep Your Old Jeans Safe & Sound

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Jeans are a basic wardrobe staple and all of us own a few pairs that we love to team up with all out tops and tunics. With jeans being the most important and basic part of our wardrobes, we ought to take good care of them and know how to maintain them.

There are a quite a few ways to maintain your old as well as new jeans. When you pick a pair of jeans there are a lot of things that you need to make sure are functioning right. A pair of jeans and the way they look on you can upgrade your look or break it down.

So, today let us take a look at 10 simple tips and tricks that are easy to try at home remedies to all your jeans problems.


Baking Soda Stain Remover

Make a paste out of baking soda and water and gently rub the stained area with a toothbrush to get rid of unsightly stains from your favourite pair of denim.


Turn Denims Inside Out

Those favourite jeans of yours that are fading out from all the washing can be rescued. All you need to do is turn them inside out before throwing them in the laundry and they stop fading further.


Remove Odour By Freezing

Yes, you read that right. All you need to do is throw your denim in a ziplock bag and place them in your freezer and you will be surprised to find them smelling as fresh as ever.


Colour Bleeding Remedy

New denims tend to colour bleed and the easiest remedy to that is to soak your denims in salt water and then wash them after some time. This trick curbs the colour bleeding off the denims.


Tighten Your Jeans

Sometimes our favourite denims tend to sit too loose around the waist or the butt, so all you need to do is use hot water while machine washing the denims and drying it in the heat.


Loosen Those Denim

Jeans also tend to sit too snug at times and if you have one or more pair of those then the solution is to air dry them normally but tug at the waistband while it's wet so it stretches out to that long.


The Fit Test

Everytime you buy a pair of denims, you should always try this squat test to make sure it fits everywere. An ill fitting pair of denims can make the entire look go bad.


Grease Stain Removal

Throw some of that baby powder on the grease stains and leave them overnight and you will that the talc has absorbed the stains.


Iron Damp Jeans

Yes. Straight out of wash, ironing damp jeans gives them a longer life and a smoother look. You could do this to all your favourite denims to make them last longer.


The Denim In The Shower

Whenever you go for a hot shower, you could just hang the denimin the bathroom and the steam from your bath will even out all the creases and make them ready to wear when you get out of the shower.

Read more about: jeans, denims, tips, diy, ideas
Story first published: Monday, July 11, 2016, 17:51 [IST]
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