Don't throw out that old sweater just yet: 10 genius hacks for repairing ruined clothes

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When you love your clothes as much as we do, you want them to last for a good amount of time. So, whether you spent a fortune on a new sweater and accidentally snagged a string or you spilled soda on your "lucky scarf," you can't help feeling depressed when something so valuable to you gets ruined.

Often, it feels as though theres absolutely nothing you can do in cases like these to mend your broken heart and fix your messed up clothes. But today, we've got a few quick fixes for you that just may change the game. We're not going to lie, repairing ruined clothes isn't always easy, but with a little elbow grease and a few tricks of the trade, you'll be re-wearing your favorite item in no time!

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Take a look below at 10 genius hacks from the beauty guru's at Marie Claire for getting your ruined clothes back to normal. You won't regret trying them.

1. Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.

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2. Toss your jeans in a plastic bag and place in the freezer at night to remove bad odors.

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3. Erase armpit stains with a mixture of lemon juice and water.

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4. Remove deodorant marks with the foam cover of a dry clean hanger. Rub the spot with a pair of light-wash jeans.

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5. Spray a little vodka on clothes to eliminate bad odors.

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6. Fix foundation stains with shaving cream. Wipe a little shaving cream on the spot to pretreat before washing.

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7. Use hairspray to remove a lipstick stain. Spray fabric with hairspray, and let it sit for a few minutes. Then, dab the stain and then toss in the washer.

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8. If the arm of your sunglasses is loose and you don't have a screwdriver, paint clear polish over the hinge to tighten it.

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9. Paint clear polish over a loose button thread to stop it from unraveling.

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10. Clean dirt off suede with a nail file by buffing!

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Don't throw out that old sweater just yet: 10 genius hacks for repairing ruined clothes

Make a habit of putting at least one thing away when you enter a different room in your house. 

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Spray an all-purpose cleaner every time you shower. This will prevent mildew build up and ensure you never have to an entire two hours to clean your showers.

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Opt for a shower gel or body wash instead of using a bar of soap to avoid extra shower scum. Bath & Body Works has a Marshmallow Pumpkin Latte variation perfect for this season. 

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Pour a cup of Borax in your toilet before hitting the sack. Give your toilet bowl a little toilet wand love in the morning and presto your toilet is sparkling.

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Get rid of pet hair (and your own) by wiping all your hairy surfaces with a pair of slightly damp rubber gloves. 

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Has this ever happened to you? ::tragic::

Grab your iron and lift that stain right up. 

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To clean a dirty microwave take a simple sponge and throw it into a bowl with water, dish soap and vinegar. Then, place the damp sponge inside your microwave and heat for three minutes. Once that's done, the microwave will be full of condensation and much easier to clean. Be careful though, the sponge will be very hot so it's best to wear rubber gloves as you clean. 

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Clean your shower liner by throwing it in the wash with a few soiled towels. Add a half-cup of baking soda in with your normal amount of detergent. At the rinse cycle, dump in a half-cup of vinegar. Hang your shower liner to dry.

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Keep coal or baking soda in your fridge to absorb gross odors. 

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Line your George Foreman grill with aluminum foil before using it to avoid hours of scrubbing post-eating.  

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Eat straight out of takeout containers or a tortilla to avoid having dishes to wash. 

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Keep cleaning supply where you use it. 

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Avoid heavy-duty fridge cleaning by lining your fridge shelves with Press' N Seal

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