The only thing we love more than a good hack is a low-cost hack, and the brilliant minds behind TruTV's Hack My Life series just served up a serious game changer.
A recent episode revealed an ingenious trick for making cheap, scratchy bed sheets feel like a million bucks. And the best part: it only costs about $3.
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Make your own magic happen by throwing your lackluster sheets into the washer with one full cup of baking soda and ½ cup of vinegar, and running for one full cycle. It works best if you start the wash on hot and then switch to cold during the rinse cycle. The results are ultra-soft sheets, and getting them won’t break your back or your wallet.
To prove the effectiveness of the hack, the show had six blind testers lie down on two beds, each dressed in a different set of sheets — one with super fancy sheets, and the other outfitted in a cheap set that had been hacked with baking soda and vinegar. At the end of the experiment, five of the six testers were convinced that the expensive bed sheets were actually the cheap ones.
You better believe we’ll be trying this out before the next time we consider splurging on a pricey set of sheets!