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Fall means spending more on your dry cleaning bill, amirite? Between wool sweaters that can’t be machine washed to the silk tops that read “dry clean only,” it seems like everything you wear in fall costs money to clean. It gets expensive fast! In an effort to save some dollars where we can, we found a way to hand-wash silk tops so you’ll *rarely* have to send them out.

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By Stephanie Saltzman Sure, as Allure editors, we have access to the latest, greatest beauty products. Here, our best beauty shortcuts, money-saving cheats, and ingenious ways to use household items like coconut oil, baking soda, and spray starch (yes, spray starch!). “If you are out of dry shampoo, spray starch—the kind you have in the laundry room—works just as well.” —Patricia Tortolani, Beauty Director 2. Finish the look by sliding on a thin, stretchy headband to create a little bump behind it for a dressier finish.” —Sophia Panych, Associate Editor Related: 50 Beauty Products to Try Before You Die 3.