Hey there, trendsetters! Let’s talk about the digital sensation that’s got everyone vibing – TikTok! With a whopping 150 million active users in the U.S. (that’s nearly half the crew), TikTok has totally changed pretty much every other media app out there with its short-form videos that you can endlessly scroll.

There are lots of content on TikTok we LOVE. Originally, it was an app for lip-sync videos and teenaged shenanigans, but it’s become a whole lot more than that. It’s not just for entertainment—TikTok also has tons of helpful educational videos too! You know what we’re talking about . . . not Harvard lectures, but life hacks!!!

These are quick tips and innovations that help you take real-life shortcuts. You can find everything from Grandma’s secret to the best brownies evaaa to that expert solution to getting the perfect cat eye. Seriously, you can find hacks to make every part of your life waaaay easier.

So buckle up, because we’re taking you on a ride through some of the best hacks across different TikTok hashtags. From the kitchen to the beauty we’ve got the hacks that’ll make you go, “NO WAY!” Get ready to level up your life, one TikTok hack at a time:

TikTok Hacks You Should Know

20 TikTok Hacks You Should Know

Cinnamon Roll Hack

Want warm, gooey cinnamon rolls in no time? This hack involves using premade biscuit dough to make bakery-quality cinnamon rolls in a pinch! Roll out the dough, sprinkle cinnamon and sugar, roll, cut, and then bake in the oven for 17 to 20 minutes. Voila, the perfect cinnamon rolls!

Watch the video – HERE

Ramen Hack

Elevate your ramen game by adding flavor and texture. Crush some ramen noodles and boil. Mix with the seasoning packet, minced garlic, sesame seeds, and sesame oil in a separate bowl

Add the boiled noodles to the mixture and taste delicious goodness. 

Watch the video – HERE

Cleaning Hacks

TikTok is flooded with creative cleaning hacks. One popular method involves using a lemon and salt to scrub stains off cutting boards, while another hack uses a squeegee to remove pet hair from carpets. GENIUS! 

Watch the lemon and salt hack – HERE

Watch the squeegee hack – HERE

Pineapple Hack

Tired of struggling with a whole pineapple? TikTok’s got you covered. Learn how to easily peel and slice a pineapple using a neat technique that minimizes waste. Pina coladas anyone???

Watch the video – HERE

Food Hacks

From whipped coffee to cloud bread, TikTok has tons of must-try food trends. Here are a couple of our absolute faves at Dear Media! (P.S. We prefer to drink our coffee out of this B*tches Brew Mug.)

Watch the whipped coffee hack – HERE

Watch the cloud bread hack – HERE

Makeup Hack

Short on time but still want to look AMAZING? Go all in on this stunning gradient lip effect using just two lipstick shades and your fingertip. 

Watch the video – HERE

Laundry Detergent Hack

Forget measuring out detergent for every load. With this hack, you can create pre-measured laundry detergent pods using an ice cube tray. Simply pop one into the wash! #Lifechanging.  

Watch the video – HERE

Recharge Hack

These rechargeable light bulbs are the best. They can just be used as normal lightbulbs if you want, but they hold a charge and have a handy little hook, so if the power goes out—BOOM, you’ve got light. Or, if you need better lighting for your Insta pic, grab your light bulb for an instant spotlight. 

Watch the video of the rechargeable bulb hack  – HERE

Travel Packing Hack

Packing efficiently can be a challenge, but TikTok has a solution. Roll your clothes instead of folding them to maximize space in your suitcase and prevent wrinkles. You’ll thank us for this one!!! 

Watch the video – HERE.

Frozen Grapes Hack

Want a refreshing drink without watering down your white wine? Freeze grapes and use them as ice cubes instead! They won’t dilute your drink and provide added flavor too!

Watch the video – HERE

TikTok Hacks You Should Know List #1

Egg Peeling Hack

Peeling hard-boiled eggs is the worst, but TikTok has a hack for that. Add a teaspoon of baking soda to the boiling water before cooking; it’ll help the shells come off easily. It seriously works!!!  

Watch the video – HERE

Phone Stand Hack

Need a makeshift phone stand? Create one using a pair of sunglasses folded at the hinges. Now you can watch TikTok videos hands-free!  

Watch the video – HERE

Mirror Selfie Hack

Achieve the perfect mirror selfie by placing a small mirror behind your phone’s camera. This hack allows you to capture your outfit from the back without twisting yourself like a contortionist.    

Watch the video – HERE

Avocado Ripening Hack

Want ripe avocados on demand? Place an unripe avocado in a bag with a banana; the ethylene gas released by the banana speeds up the ripening process. Avocado toast anyone? 

Watch the video – HERE

Paper Towel Hack

Prevent your greens from wilting quickly. Place a dry paper towel in the bag of salad greens to absorb excess moisture and extend their freshness.  

Watch the video – HERE

Pizza Box Hack

Tired of losing your leftover pizza because there is no good way to store it in your fridge? This hack shows you how to make the most of your pizza all the time and store your leftovers in an absolute GENIUS way. See how to use half of the pizza box to create a new mini pizza box:  

Watch the video – HERE

Bobby Pin Hack

Stop your bobby pins from slipping out of your hair. Apply a bit of hairspray to the bobby pin before inserting it for extra grip and staying power.  

Watch the video – HERE

Herb Storage Hack

Keep your herbs fresh for longer by placing them in a jar with water, like flowers in a vase. Cover the herbs with a plastic bag and secure them with a rubber band.  

Watch the video – HERE

Mask Fogging Hack

Prevent your glasses from fogging up while wearing a mask. Apply a small amount of shaving cream to your lenses, then wipe off gently to create a clear barrier. Many of us could have really used this hack during COVID.

Watch the video – HERE

Closet Organization Hack

Struggling with closet chaos? Use soda can tabs as dual hangers, allowing you to hang two items on a single hook, maximizing space and organization. Time to go shopping! Maybe a “Walking Club” tee for all your Hot Girl Walks? Or, what about a “Sounds Good” Dear Media crew for podcast binging? We’ll let you do the shopping at the Dear Media Shop 

Watch the video – HERE

TikTok Hacks You Should Know List #2

Make life easier with these TikTok hacks! 

These TikTok hacks are not only practical but also SO fun to watch. a joy to watch. TikTok influencers have taken everyday problems and turned them into creative solutions. We hope you love these hacks as much as we do!

You can also learn more about different things about how to live your best life on the Dear Media blog, we’ve got personal growth tips, relationship advice, and lots of podcast recs from your fave Dear Media TikTok Influencers. No matter what content you’re looking for, you can find what you need at Dear Media!