The gallon-sized jug of shampoo from the warehouse club disappeared in a week. What gives? Chances are your kiddo poured half the sudsy stuff out just to watch the bubbles float around the tub. If this sounds familiar, mom Stephanie McLaughlin has a shampoo and conditioner hack you need to read about right now.

When the Corpus Christi, Texas mom of four realized her newly-purchase shampoo and conditioner was disappearing in record time, she did something about it. Instead of handing over full bottles, McLaughlin used small plastic containers (the type you’d get take-out salad dressing in) to dole out hair-care products.

To follow McLaughlin’s hack simply pour shampoo or conditioner from the bottle into mini containers. Cap the containers with a tight-fitting lid and hand them out one at a time.

If you’re worried about creating plastic waste—don’t. McLaughlin reuses her containers, saving money and the planet too!

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—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Matthew Tkocz via Unsplash

 

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