15 People Share The Life Hacks That Actually Made Their Lives Way Worse

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Life Hack lovers: vote up the worst hacks you won't be trying.

Life hacks can lead to a lot of positive changes in your life, but they can also make things much worse. If you'd like to know which life hacks to avoid, then keep on reading. These Redditors are sharing the life hacks that make life worse.


  • 1
    9 VOTES

    Using Tea Bags To Reduce Puffiness Could Result In A Rash

    From Redditor u/bloodmouse1:

    Putting tea bags on your eyes to reduce puffiness. Used apple cinnamon tea and cinnamon is an irritant. I had a square rash around both of my eyes for 2 hours.

  • 2
    23 VOTES

    Skittle Vodka Might Taste Good But It Gives You The Worst Hangover

    From Redditor u/mlg_guest1:

    I made skittle vodka. tasted great, but was super sticky. Also, the hangovers were wayyyyyy worse than champagne. So. Much. Sugar.
    10/10 would not do again.

  • 3
    20 VOTES

    Changing A Baby's Diaper In Bed Predictably Comes With A Few Issues

    From Redditor u/tuxedo_cat_commander:

    Change your baby's diaper in bed so it doesn't fully wake up at night, because 'babies don't poop at night anyway'. Diarrhea is a b*tch. Lesson learned.

  • 4
    17 VOTES

    Putting Your Wet Phone In Rice Only Helps If It's Regular Rice

    From Redditor u/dino_is_greatness1:

    I had a phone that got some water in it, and all I had was rice pilaf. Little did I know that the inside packet was full of seasoning, ended up getting that in every crevice of my phone, never turned on again. Smelled delicious though.

  • 5
    3 VOTES

    Getting The Dent Out Of A Ping Pong Ball With Fire Will Set The Ball On Fire

    From Redditor u/roidann1:

    Holding a fire underneath a ping pong ball. Apparently, if you do this, the dent in the ping pong ball will come out. DON'T TRY THIS. In 2 seconds, it became a ball of flames. I swear I thought I was going to burn my house down.

  • 6
    6 VOTES

    Adopting The "Everyman" Sleep Cycle Might Just Make You Miserable

    From Redditor u/zaiamon111:

    In high school, I tried to adopt the "everyman" sleep cycle (30 min naps every four hours) over winter break, since you need some downtime to adjust. After a week, though, I'd yet to adapt, and sleep deprivation had really started to take its toll: I barely remember anything other than not wanting to move. Basically ruined Christmas.