If you are a long-time follower of this blog, you may remember my super popular Pinterest Tested series from many years ago. I’ve compiled all of those tests into this one post so they’re easier to find. There are a lot of helpful tips and tricks as well as some hilariously epic fails.
I dish the truth and nothing but the truth on these popular life hacks as seen on Pinterest. I test them for you so you can skip the ones that flop!
If I could only pick one of them for you to try, it would be the DIY Tub Cleaner. Life changing, folks. Seriously. I’ve converted everyone in my family to it. I get emails from readers who sing its praise. It’s just THAT GOOD. You’ll use it once and be converted.
No Scrub Miracle Tub Cleaner
This homemade tub cleaner will get your tub squeaky clean without scrubbing!
DIY Grout Cleaner
Homemade grout cleaner for tile floors
The easy way to clean the microwave.
"Miracle" Faucet Cleaner
Remove hard water buildup from around the faucets in your kitchen and bathrooms.
Stainless Steel Sink Cleaner
How to clean a stainless steel sink
Banana Smoothies and Healthy Cookies
Testing recipes from Pinterest
Homemade Laundry Soap
Does homemade laundry soap work well and is it cost effective?
Prim and Proper Updo
Testing out this hairdo from Pinterest.
Glowing Mountain Dew
Can you make a bottle of Mountain Dew Glow?
Pop Pop Popcorn!
Testing out these two popular popcorn recipes
Cleaning Cookie Sheets
How to get the baked-on crud off of cookie sheets
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent
Does this homemade dishwasher detergent work?
Growing Green Onions
Can you grow your own green onions?
Arm Pit Stain Remover
How to get the yellow armpit stains out of white shirts
Does this faucet extender hack work?
Sidewalk Chalk Paint
Make your own homemade sidewalk chalk paint
Homemade Cooking Spray
Can you make your own homemade cooking spray? Does it work as well as Pam?
Peel-Off Nail Polish Designs
Testing out this nail art idea from Pinterest
Single Serve Microwave Cookie
Can you make a cookie in the microwave?
Bleach, Then Dye Jeans
Can you bleach jeans and then dye them a new color?
Doll Hair Detangler
How to get rats out of doll hair.
Cauliflower Pizza and Refrigerator Oatmeal
Testing out two "healthy" recipes from Pinterest
Homemade Vanilla Wafers
Can you make homemade vanilla wafers?
Cleaning Stinky Towels
How to get the smell out of musty towels for good!
Fuller Lashes Using Baby Powder
Does baby powder work to make your eyelashes look longer?
Homemade Pore Strips
Can you make your own homemade pore strips?
Fixing Scratched DVD's
Does this odd trick work to fix scratched DVD's?
Fixing Crumbled Makeup
How to fix makeup that has broken and crumbled.
Brown Sugar Hair Straightener
Does this homemade solution help straighten your hair?
All-Natural Ant Killer
Can you use borax to kill ants? Does it work?
How to make a new t-shirt feel soft and broken in.
Removing Shower Grout Mold
How to get the mold out of your shower grout.
Microwave Potato Chips
Can you make potato chips in the microwave?
Listerine Foot Soak
Does soaking your feet in Listerine take off all the dead skin?
Vinegar/Steel Wool Wood Stain
Can you make homemade wood stain using vinegar and steel wool?
Removing Crud from Glass Bakeware
How to get your old Pyrex dishes clean again
Removing Black Marks from Dishes
How to get those pesky black scratch marks off of your dishes.
How To Clean The Holes In The Rim of Your Toilet Bowl
How to Clean Your Toilet... yep, I went there.
Have you had any Pinterest fails? Or even better, have you had a big success trying a life hack you’ve seen on the internet? I’d love to know! Share your experiences in the comments.