These TikTok life hacks give you brilliant ideas you’ll be shocked you never thought of! Here’s how to hack everything from your cereal boxes to your average butter stick.
Have you given in to the TikTok craze yet? I have to admit, I was pretty skeptical at first. It seemed like all I saw the first few times I peeked on there were lipsync videos and group dances.
However, TikTok has seriously stepped up its game! My newest favorite thing to watch there are the TikTok life hacks. Some of them literally had my jaw dropping!
TikTok Life Hacks
Here are 19 of the most mind-boggling TikTok life hacks that you’ve got to check out.
1. Keep Paint of the Rim of the Can
If you’ve ever painted before, you know that it’s completely annoying when paint builds up in the rim of the can. Yes, it’s messy but it also prevents the can from being airtight when you put the lid back on.
Honestly, I’m upset I didn’t see this 2 weeks ago before painting my front door!
A quick painting hack… ##painting ##lifehack ##goodlyearth ##tiktokdad ##handyman♬ Celebrate the Good Times – conner.boi
2. Clean Baby Bottles Easily
Okay parents, listen up. There are few things grosser than going to pull out a baby bottle and realizing it stinks like old sour milk. Ugh! Particularly when you have a screaming infant on hand!
Prevent that by making sure bottles are thoroughly washed. Here’s how! Put this TikTok life hack in your must-try list.
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Cleaning baby bottles hack! ##babybottle ##lifehack ##easy ##fyp ##mommylife♬ Airplane Mode – Limbo
3. Sneak in Some Notes
Every tried to take notes but struggle to keep up? This happens to me all the time—I used to get the worst hand cramps! Not anymore, thanks to this clever note-taking hack.
Save this video so you can try it later! 🤯🔥 ##lifehack ##lifehacks ##students ##school ##collegehacks♬ original sound – kaansanity
4. Prevent Stale Cereal
Ahh, pour a bowl of your favorite cereal, add a splash of milk and take a bite knowing that your cereal will taste as fresh as the day you bought it. What could be better?
I can personally testify that this cereal box hack really works – I’ve done it on all our boxes!
I don’t credit for this- but whattttt! Mind blown! 🤯 ##neverfitin ##boredinthehouse ##ShowMeYourWalk ##tiktoklifehacks♬ original sound – tiffanyofenstein
6. De-foam Pasta Water
We’ve all experienced that moment where foamy water starts pouring out of your pasta pot. Not any more! Thanks to this clever TikTok life hack, you’ll be armed and ready with the simple tool you need to banish foam forever.
Put an ice cube in your noodles to get rid of bubbles and foam. You’ll never mess up your stove top again. ##lifehacks ##tiktoklifehacks ##4u ##foryou♬ original sound – rodewitahoodie
7. Fail-Proof Way of Knowing Your Pasta is Done
Speaking of pasta, once you have it cooking, how do you know when it’s done? Here’s the easy, fail-proof way to tell every single time!
Cooking noodle hack! 😂 ##hack ##lifehack♬ original sound – imthatlauren
8. Help a Baby Take Their Medicine
As parents we often have to employ all sorts of sneaky white lies to get our kids to thrive. This mom brilliantly tricks her little one into slurping up her “juice” with ease.
Genius way to get a kid to take their medicine!! 🎥: tw/@beverlyns16 ##foryou ##fyp ##lifehack ##sowholesome♬ original sound – kalesalad
9. Get the Most Out of Starbucks
This is one of the TikTok life hacks that left my jaw on the ground. I had to test this one out on my own – and it works! If you’re a Starbucks drinker, here’s how you can get the most bang for your (Star)bucks.
Starbucks LIFEHACK!!!😱😱😱 ##lifehack ##foryou ##tiktok♬ original sound – itseliott
10. Keep Your Detergent Lid Clean
Doing laundry is tough enough without having to deal with the goopy, sticky mess that detergent can leave behind on the measuring cup. Here’s a super simple way to keep it clean that will leave you wondering why didn’t I think of that?
Life hacks, from my dad. ##ThatsWhatILike ##lifehacks ##tiktoklifehacks ##fyp ##foryoupage♬ original sound – mcpeaches93
11. Make an Easy Homemade Slushy
Do your kids go nuts for a good slushy? If so, this is going to be one of your favorite TikTok life hacks! Grab a sealed drink, toss it in the freezer for a couple of hours and enjoy the magic.
Here’s a quick life hack 😛💞 ##foryoupage ##slushy ##summerhacks ##lifehack♬ original sound – brandyrosetv
12. Create a Custom Piece of Art
This would be a fun one to do with kids. Grab some paint and a straw along with some q-tips and keep them busy for a few hours.
##tiktokdiy Bella’s just created an awesome ##painting 🎨😍 You can do the same! ##bestlifehack ##diyhow ##lifehacking♬ original sound – 123go
Anyone who has ever had to blow up dozens of balloons in one setting will LOVE this hack.
Will you be able to inflate 100 ballons?🤣👀🎈 ##diy ##lifehacks♬ On A Roll – Ashley O
14. Phone Filters
Want to step up your iphone photography game? Create custom filters for your photos by using clear tape and sharpies.
rainbow 🌈 camera upgrade life hack ##lifehack♬ original sound – calebs.visuals
15. Help Braces Hurt Less
Braces are often necessary but they can certainly cause a good amount of discomfort. Here’s a simple but effective way to ease the pain.
Braces life hack pt.4!! 👀🤫 ##lifehack ##braces ##foryou (Read Bio)♬ original sound – thebentist
16. Soften Butter Without a Microwave
You’re ready to start baking when all of a sudden you realize the recipe needs softened butter, not the hard chunk you just pulled out of the fridge. Using the wrong type can absolutely wreck your recipe, so watch this hack and learn how to soften your butter fast.
This hack is as smooth as butter 🥞😋 [Full video on YouTube: So Yummy] 💗 ##lifehack♬ Zzzzzzz – Tik Tok
17. Measure Powdered Ingredients Correctly
Measuring powdered ingredients can certainly be tricky. If you’re looking for an easy, quick way to get it right, this life hack can help!
Did you know? ##hacks ##cocoa ##kitchen ##lifehacks♬ original sound – 1145590514
18. Remove Bottle Caps With Flair
There’s been several times I’ve been unable to find a bottle opener and had to do without the ice cold drink I was hoping for…until I saw this TikTok life hack. This one looks like it requires some athleticism, but could be fun to try!
Here’s a tutorial on how to properly do the bottle-opening trick ##fyp ##bottlecapchallenge ##lifehack ##levelup♬ original sound – thatpineapplegirl
19. Carry Fast Food Easily
Ordering multiple things at a fast food joint and trying to safely carry them can feel like a juggling act…until now. This TikTok life hack will have everyone at the restaurant copying you!
Life Hack! 🍟🍔😱 Would you try this? 😎🙌♬ оригинальный звук – arsandnatali