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Why Scrunchies Work Wonders for Thick Hair

  Photo by cottonbro studio on Pexels Thick hair comes with its fair share of challenges, especially when it's time to look for the right hair accessory that not only conforms to the width of the strands, but also maintains its durability. For those with luscious locks, the struggle to find a reliable and comfortable hair tie is real. Read on to discover why scrunchies are not just a fashion statement but a practical and effective solution for those with thick hair.  Gentle Hold One of the primary concerns for those with thick hair is the likeliness of damage and breakage caused by hair ties that are either too thin or too tight. Likewise, traditional elastics, such as the classic rubber band, can be incredibly harsh, leading to stress on the hair shaft and the possibility of extensive damage from pulling and tugging on the band. Scrunchies, with their soft and elastic fabric, provide a gentler hold. The larger surface area distributes the pressure more evenly, reducing the risk o

How to Transform Your Designer Shopping Bags Into Tote Bags?

  Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels If you're one to accumulate lots of designer shopping bags, I'm sure that you often wonder what to do with these bags. Besides, they're durable, and there's no point in throwing them in the trash can. In a world where environmental issues have become rampant, the concept of upcycling can be a creative and sustainable way to repurpose items that would otherwise be discarded. Additionally with fast fashion being an increasingly unsustainable market, we've become somewhat obligated to contribute to a more eco-friendly lifestyle.  Designer shopping bags are often made from high-quality materials as well as distinctive designs. So, why not transform these stylish bags     into eco-friendly tote bags?  I'm sure you're wondering where to begin with upcycling. Is there a step-by-step process? Read on to discover more. Gather Your Materials The first step is to gather the materials that you would need before diving into the upc