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How To Ease A Tight Waistband In a Hurry

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If you’ve ever put on a pair of trousers or a skirt to go to work (or wherever) and then found out about an hour later that the waistband is uncomfortably tight, then this is for you. The good old rubber band trick works like a charm.
What you'll need: 
Rubber band, or thin hair bobble
Go somewhere private – the loo is the best place, and undo the button of the waistband
Thread a rubber band (or a thin hair bobble) halfway through the buttonhole so that you have a loop of rubber band on either side of the buttonhole.
Taking one end of the rubber band, push it through the loop at the other end of the rubber band and pull to secure.
You should now have the rubber band firmly in place, threaded through the buttonhole, with one end of it free.
Fasten this loop of rubber band round the button and there you have it – a stretchy waistband. What a relief!
Although this is meant as a temporary fix, I have a couple pairs of trousers in my wardrobe with rubber bands dangling from the buttonholes long term!


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