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A TikToker has shared a video showing an alternative way to wear a dressing gown, promising others that they'll 'never wear one the same again'.
Megan Garland (@meggarland) posted a demo of her technique on TikTok, saying: "I've been wearing a house coat wrong this whole time."
In the clip, the mum-of-three is wearing a purple dressing gown, or 'house coat', and ties it up the way many of us are used to - with the belt wrapped around the back of the garment, the two ends joining at the front before being tied.
But Megan - who is originally from England but now lives in Canada - backs another method, which favours tying everything at the front.
Rather than looping the belt all around her waist, she feeds it through each of the belt loops and back again, supposedly so you've got nothing digging into your back while you're trying to chill on the sofa.
Megan continues in the video: "Loop it through the front vs around your back.
"Trust me, just go and try it. You'll never wear one the same again."
Her simple hack has racked up nearly 100,000 likes on TikTok, and has been viewed 2.6 million times.
Many fellow social media users seemed pretty impressed by the alternative method, with some vowing to try it out.
One commented: "This is perfect considering I spend most of my time in my housecoat."
Someone else said: "Yay no more cutting in to my stomach."
A third asked why they hadn't known about it sooner, while a fourth added: "Well I be darned, learn something NEW everyday!!!"
Another also said they'd tried the new technique out, saying that they loved their robe 'even better now'.
The world of TikTok is home to various life hacks - some of greater use or importance than others.
One woman recently shared a way to remove spilt paint on the carpet, promising that all you need is 'hot water'.
She said: "Scrape it up in the beginning - all the excess - and then you pour hot water on it and you vacuum it with a ShopVac and look at this... it looks brand new."
Another TikToker showed us how we can cook vegetables in the dishwasher.
I'm inclined to believe that method may involve more effort than it's worth, but good for those with limited space on the hob.
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