Nowadays women have a lot of jewelries. Some of them could be cheap ones, others may be gifts, some may have sentimental value and some can be expensive and very beautiful. Sometimes it does not matter how many jewelries women have and how many of them they actually wear, it is about keeping the memories alive and treasuring moments.
Women would want to keep their jewelries safe and new-looking as long as possible. This, however, is not always an easy task. Time and oxygen can cause some changes in the jewelries and may make them lose their shine. Apart from that, there are also other things which may cause some damages to the jewelries, like the place and the way one stores them.
Today we have prepared for you a short list of tips and tricks about protecting your jewelries and prolonging their “life”. So, check them out!
#1 Untangle your necklaces using baby powder
We probably all know about the superpower baby powder has. It has so many usages that every woman should keep at least one such product at home. One of these usages is actually connected to necklaces.
If you happen to store your jewelries in a box, you are very likely to have had the struggle of untangling some of them. This is not only very irritating and could take a lot of time but it may also lead to breakage of some of your necklaces.
What you need to do in such situations is to put the tangled necklaces on a clean surface and to sprinkle some baby powder on them. Make sure you sprinkle the tangles well. Then with the help of a bobby pin start untangling the necklaces. The baby powder will work as an oil and will help you get the necklaces apart. Instead of a bobby pin, you may use some pin as well.
#2 Protect your necklaces from tangles using a straw
Surely, it is good to know how to untangle your necklaces but it is actually better not to let this happen at all. This way you will not bother untangling them even using such tricks as the one with the baby powder. And the best part is that you will need only a simple drinking straw to do this job.
What you need to do is get a straw and put one of the ends of the necklace inside it. Get this end through the whole straw until in shows on the other end of it. Meanwhile you should keep the other end of the necklace in your hand. Then lock the necklace. This way the biggest part of it will stay inside the straw and it will not be able to get tangled. You can do the same with the rest of your necklaces.
#3 Make your silver jewelries shine again
The next thing which you probably will need to try if you wear silver jewelry is a way to clean it and to bring back the previous shine of it. The best part is that the ingredients you will need to make the solution that will help you clean your silver jewelries are kitchen ones, and you probably have all of them at home.
What you will need is to get a bowl and to lay the bottom part of it with aluminum foil. Make sure you cover the bottom completely. Then fill in the bowl with water. Add in it a teaspoon of baking soda, a teaspoon of salt, and a couple of drops of apple cider vinegar. Mix the ingredients well and then put your silver jewelries in the bowl.
Leave them inside for no more than 5 minutes and then get them out of the bowl. Let them dry. You will immediately notice that the previous shiny of the jewelries is back.
#4 Protect your hair from your necklaces
One of the biggest struggles women with long hair have to face when it comes to wearing necklaces is to untangle their hair from the chains of the necklaces they are wearing. The easiest way to pull out some of your hair is to wear a necklace and let the lobster locks do the rest.
If you want to prevent this from happening to your hair, you mainly need to protect your hair from the lobster locks of the necklaces. That is why you need to cover the lobster lock with a piece of sticky tape. This way your hair will not tangle in it anymore. Cool, huh?
#5 Use a paperclip to put on a bracelet
Many of you have probably struggled putting on a bracelet on their own since they need to use only one of their hands while doing this. And we all know how difficult that could be at times. Luckily, there is a way to make putting on bracelet easier. For this purpose you will only need a paperclip.
Hold one of the ends of the paperclip with your hand and thread one of the ends of the bracelet on the other end of the paperclip. Put your bracelet on your hand. Then all that is left for you to do is to lock the bracelet.
The paperclips will hold the bracelet on your hand while you lock it. You will be surprised how easily you will put your bracelets this way from now on.