15 Lazy Girl Laundry Hacks That Will Change Your Life

1. Get rid of grease stains with chalk or baby powder.

Either product should soak the grease right up when left overnight — no scrubbing required.

2. Reclaim the extra time it takes to hand-wash your bras by using special protective bags in the washing machine…

Reclaim the extra time it takes to hand-wash your bras by using special protective bags in the washing machine...

Always hang them to dry, though. Get a set of three bags ($12.97) here.

3. …and use an extra lingerie bag to keep all your socks in one place.

...and use an extra lingerie bag to keep all your socks in one place.

No more sad single socks! Get one ($7) here.

4. Keep clothes smelling great with no-effort sachets…

Just scatter them through your dresser drawers and walk away. Find a variety of scents ($3.50+) here.

5. …or spritz with linen spray to freshen up without washing.

...or spritz with linen spray to freshen up without washing.

Fun, vindicating fact: Washing too often may actually ruin your clothes. This spray($10) comes in eight refreshing scents, and will quickly rid your once-worn clothes of any lingering smells without scary stuff like parabens or formaldehyde.