10 Life Hacks from TikTok That (Surprisingly) Actually Work

Life is complicated, which is probably why we're always looking for ways to make it easier.

Enter life hacks, little tips and techniques that help us simplify our lives. and do things more efficiently.  Social media is a great place to teach–and learn—life hacks. There are accounts dedicated to sharing life hacks, and millions of life hack videos uploaded to TikTok. Unfortunately, social media isn't always the most trusted source of information. Some life hacks look incredible, but creators edit them to seem more impressive. While TikTok has given us our fair share of heartbreak from false life hacks, it has also taught us some incredible tips. Here are 10 life hacks that will actually work and maybe change your life.


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1. Life-Changing Tortilla Trend

This viral tortilla food hack makes sure that the toppings will be evening distributed and won't fall out when you eat it. All you have to do is make a single cut and fold it up.

@that.veganbabeThank you guys for 90k ???????????????? #tortillahack #wraphack #foodhack #veganhack #veganrecipes #guttok #plantbased♬ Little Bitty Pretty One – Thurston Harris


2. Get Stickers Off Everything

You know those annoying bar code stickers that won't come off? Try this life hack and never struggle again.

@lexie_byersHOW DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS?! Did anyone else know?? #lifehack #lifehacks #mindblown #lifehackvideo #tiktoklifehack #lifetips #tiktoklifehacks♬ original sound – lexie byers


3. Effortless Curls

Do you want perfect curls without the hard work and heat? Try this technique to get perfect curls with no heat-damaged hair.

@rominagafurCurly hair life hack!!♬ original sound – ROMINA


4. No More Hair Static

Have you ever experienced frizzy hair caused by static in the winter? All you need is a dryer sheet and you won't have to worry about that ever again.

@snconroy♬ original sound – snconroy


5. Folding Sweaters and Sweat Pants

We live for a matching sweater and sweatpants fit, but they're always so difficult to fold. Sophie always has the best advice, and this folding hack is nothing short of amazing.

@thefoldingladyReply to @isabellamartinez._ hope this helps #BRITsMOVER #fyp #learnontiktok #hack #didyouknow #lifehack♬ original sound – Sickickmusic


6. iPhone Hack for School

This hack will save you so much time in school. It's an easy way to copy reading material, so you don't have to rewrite it in your notes.

@ambre_skyeOkay, this iPhone trick is so helpful ???? #collegehacks #iphone #iphonetips #fyp #foryou #ItsOurHome #viral #trending #iphonetricks #iphonehack♬ Lofi Hip Hop – Oleg Kashchenko


7. Pants Into a Dress

Sometimes you need a little black dress on short notice! Well, this life hack shows you how to turn stretchy pants into an adorable black dress you can accessorize for every occasion.

@andreas.choiceOne of my fav DIYs ???????? #diyfashion #beautyhack #thriftflip

♬ how would they know bad girls club – Chris Gleason


8. Reusing Candles Containers

Please don't throw away your candle once it's burned out! Follow this hack for aesthetic upcycled organization holders for your kitchen or bathroom.

@natifab26#lifehacks #tiktokhacks♬ Ultimate life hacks – Kelly – The Life Bath


9. Amazing Screenshot Tip

Are you tired of having to look at a million different screenshots because it doesn't fit on a single page? Try this hack to create one page with all the information you need!

@frankmcshanHere's how to take a screenshot of an entire page! ????♬ Astronaut In The Ocean – Masked Wolf


10. Tank Top Hack

Ready to double your wardrobe with one tank top? Check out these eight ways to switch up your tank for new clothes without spending.

@brookeguarryHow to style one basic tank top into 7 new tops #springfashion2021 #howtostyle #stylehacks #basictanktop #clothinghacks #urbanoutfitters #styleinspo♬ baby one more time x levitating – Adam Wright


Plant-based TikTok has an endless number of plant-based recipes and life hacks. Check out THESE five amazing plant-based TikTok creators who will inspire you to eat more plant-based!