Tips for Clothes Shopping
Tips for Clothes Shopping is one of life’s greatest pleasures. After a long, exhausting day at work there is nothing better than a spot of retail therapy. This is relaxing, fun and enjoyable but unfortunately can be expensive. Shopping for new clothes does not have to set you back hundreds. In this article we will look at some money saving tips designed to help slash your clothes budget without compromising your taste.
When shopping for a new wardrobe or just a few accessories, the easiest and best money saving tip is to hunt down those sales. Fashion always runs 6 months ahead of the current season. It seems that as soon as summer hits, stores are stocking for autumn and winter. This is the perfect time to snap up some great bargains.
Retail clothing stores need to clear out their stock and the quickest way to do it is to slash the prices. Check your local papers for end of season sales. It is common to see prices slashed up to 80 percent. You can walk away with great looking items at a fraction of the normal cost.
If you simply cannot wait for a sale, then the next money saving tip is to find an outlet mall. Many of the major clothing chains have outlet stores. The left-over stock from some of the main stores gets sent to the outlets at reduced prices. You can find many great items for a lot less money. The quality of the items is the same so do not worry about purchasing something that is substandard.
Another great money saving tip is to shop in the down-market retail stores. Many of the top clothing retailers are affiliated with other clothing stores that are slightly less up market. An example is the Hudson’s clothing stores. They are owned by the Dayton Hudson Company that owns Mervyn’s and Target. Many of the items in the upscale Hudson’s get sent on to their affiliates that are less flashy. The same items end up in these stores with a much cheaper price tag attached.
By applying these money saving tips and techniques, you can still enjoy your retail therapy without putting a serious hole in your finances. By scoping out those sales and shopping in outlet and down-market chains, you can look great without the huge price tag.
The Magic of Vinegar
If you would like to cut down on your grocery budget and are a bit on the creative side, then you need to pay close attention to the information in this article. In it we are going to show you how to save money on Hair conditioner, skin care products, and cleaners buy using one of the most well-known foods in existence, Vinegar. Vinegar can function as all these items amounting to a huge amount of savings in groceries.
If you use hair conditioner, then this is a great money saving tip. Instead of paying between 5-10 dollars for a bottle why not spend 1.50 on a bottle of Vinegar. Vinegar is good for your hair and scalp. It can balance the ph. level in your skin. It is also amazingly effective in removing and excess shampoo from your hair. Vinegar will not dry your scalp or smell after use; it rinses cleanly and leaves your hair soft and shiny. If you are tired of paying salon prices then use vinegar, it is effective and good for you.
Expensive creams and detergents quite often make the problem worse. If you have oily skin, using harsh cleaners deplete the oil supply, your glands then compensate by producing more thus making your skin oilier than ever. The same holds true for dry skin. By using creams, your glands then stop producing oil bringing the opposite result. Vinegar balances the skin and is perfect for both skin types. Many skin care products can cost between 10-20 dollars per container. Vinegar can be purchased for less than 2
If you enjoy a clean house, then a great money saving tip is to clean with vinegar. By mixing ¼ cup of vinegar, two tablespoons of lemon juice with about 10-16 oz. of water, you have the perfect cleaner for windows, kitchen, and bathroom surfaces. These two substances combined cut through grease and leave a pleasant smell. They also function as a mild disinfectant. Breathing it in or ingesting it will not be harmful and it is good for the environment. The most crucial point of course, for about forty-five cents, you can make a cleaner that works better than expensive store brands.
Vinegar has a multitude of great uses that are safe and money saving. If you have some time and like to try new things, give vinegar a go. You will save money and do it by using an environmentally safe product.
Best Wishes, Coyalita
See Tomorrow: “Money Saving Tips: How to Use Leftover Shampoo”
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