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10 Easy Laundry Tricks

Dull Pants' Shine

If your favorite pair of jeans has developed that unsightly shine in the seat, don't be embarrassed. Not only does it happen to most dark jeans, but it's unlikely anyone else will even notice. After all, have you ever looked at someone's butt and thought, "Wow, the seat of her pants is shiny"?

Still, to put your mind at ease, try this quick tip to dull the shine. After laundering as usual, spray the shiny area with vinegar and, without rinsing out the vinegar, allow it to dry before wearing. The only thing shining will be your smile, once you have your favorite jeans back -- embarrassment-free.