This Redditor's Shelfie Proves You Should Never Throw Away Skin-Care Spatulas

Curated by Claudia Shannon / Research Scientist / ishonest

When it comes to helpful beauty hacks, Reddit is a goldmine. Sure, there's definitely a slew of debatable advice on the discussion platform, but there's also some seriously excellent tips and tricks too — like this genius way to clean your brushes, for instance. As for the latest hack that has our heads spinning, it might just be one of Reddit's best ideas yet, and we don't say that lightly.

Here's the deal: You know those little spatulas that most people discard immediately after opening a skin-care product? Well, as Redditor TheBreat showcases, these tiny spoons are actually completely washable and reusable, so you should never throw them away — especially if you're someone who doesn't like to use your fingers to apply skin care. Hell, even if you don't care about touching your face, consider giving your spatulas to a friend or family member to avoid unnecessary waste.

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The Redditor shared a snapshot of her impressive skin-care spoon collection, which, from what we can tell, includes at least 30 spatulas, if not more. "My skincare spatulas are freshly washed and ready for some Tatcha scoop porn," reads her caption. What's more, in the comment section, TheBreat reveals how she accumulated so many of them: "I bought a pack so that I could just wash a batch at a time. I don't do my skincare in the bathroom, so it was easier to do a batch for me."

Alternatively, if you're fine with washing one or two at a time, it can't hurt to hold on to the spatulas that come with certain skin-care creams, such as Tatcha's The Dewy Skin Cream, which features its own luxurious gold spoon that you can use forever.

If you're like our Redditor friend and would prefer having a bunch that you can wash all at once, then look no further. You can score a packet of 50 for just $8 on Amazon now. Thanks again, Reddit.

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