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2020-01-29

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If your closet seems small and cluttered, getting your belongings in order will maximize your closet space. Learn how to organize a walk-in closet here. Are you tired of having to rummage through your closet to find the clothes you need? Don’t wait around for spring to clean and organize your closet.  Did you know that the average American woman owns 30 outfits? It’s a big jump from the 1930s when the average American woman owned only 9 outfits. It’s no wonder many women’s closets struggle to keep up with them. Below, we’ve got a guide to show you how...

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Millions of people take their clothes to dry cleaners each year, but many don’t know what actually happens to their clothing and other items once they are dropped off

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It’s fair to assume that the dry cleaning professionals handling your laundry are doing more than you could at your own home, but what exactly happens during the dry cleaning process? If you’ve ever asked yourself, “what is dry cleaning, anyway?”, this article is for you. Keep reading to find out! What Does “Dry Cleaning” Mean? In the strictest definition, “dry cleaning” is the process of cleaning clothing or fabric items without using water. Dry cleaning is “dry” because the cleaning occurs through the use of non-water based solvents instead of traditional H2O. Your clothing still gets wet, but “dry”...

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Even high-end brands like Lululemon face disturbing allegations of worker abuse

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Low-paid workers producing clothes for Lululemon in Bangladesh say they endured physical abuse and regular humiliation from their managers, according to an investigation by the Guardian. One worker said she was violently slapped for leaving work early on a day when she was sick. Others described managers calling female workers “sluts” or “prostitutes,” as well as instances of physical abuse. A male worker said men at the factory were beaten and mistreated too. The workers also faced intense pressure to hit production targets that resulted in them working long hours without rest or breaks for meals. The allegations, which Lululemon...

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Millions of people take their clothes to dry cleaners each year, but many don’t know what actually happens to their clothing and other items once they are dropped off

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It’s fair to assume that the dry cleaning professionals handling your laundry are doing more than you could at your own home, but what exactly happens during the dry cleaning process? If you’ve ever asked yourself, “what is dry cleaning, anyway?”, this article is for you. Keep reading to find out! What Does “Dry Cleaning” Mean? In the strictest definition, “dry cleaning” is the process of cleaning clothing or fabric items without using water. Dry cleaning is “dry” because the cleaning occurs through the use of non-water based solvents instead of traditional H2O. Your clothing still gets wet, but “dry”...

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5 Cheap(ish) Things to Maximize Your Small Bedroom

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A small bedroom is a delicate ecosystem, often teetering on the edge of total chaos. After ping-ponging from coast to coast, and from one tiny apartment to another, I’ve learned the value of doing regular audits to keep my stuff under control. (Pre–Marie Kondo, my purges were out of necessity, not to spark joy.) But the experience has also made me a master at efficiently storing what I own. Some of my small bedrooms have also doubled as living rooms, offices, and a nursery, making space-saving, double-duty gear even more essential. It may feel counterintuitive to add more stuff to...

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