Toss away your ironing board and iron, ’cause this easy hack will make your clothes wrinkle-free in a few minutes.

Who has time to iron anyway (I certainly don’t!) so I was super excited to learn about this simple and super cheap trick to smooth out your clothes.

This hack has been floating around the internet for years but it’s the first time I’ve tried it and let me tell you….it works!

So here’s what to do:

Simply pop two or three ice cubes in your tumble dryer and dial up the setting on high for a few minutes and hey presto, no more wrinkles.

Many have tried it out and most have given this unconventional method a big thumbs up.

So how does it work?

The ice cubes turn your dryer into a steamer. When the ice melts, the heat of the surrounding air turns the water into steam. This pretty much does the same job of an iron.

However, this really only works with a few articles in the dryer – if you overload the dryer, it won’t work.

The Daily Mail suggests that hanging up clothes as soon as they are finished in the dryer can also help smooth out the wrinkles without an iron.

Some also suggest using a hairdryer to warm away the wrinkles or wipe down a wrinkly shirt with a damp towel.

Try it and let us know what you think in the comments below.

  • I loveee my dryer and never ever have heard of this tip. Definitely going to try it.


  • Oh wow, who would’ve thought. Pity I don’t have a dryer, my clothes dry wrinkle free on tge line outside


  • Thanks l will try it and see!


  • my dryer has an anti crease setting so don’t need to try it so long as my husband actually hangs the clothes out properly as well (yeah right)


  • Good to know. An easy way to prevent the dreaded ironing.


  • I have a condenser dryer with an anti-wrinkle setting. You do need to make sure you don’t over load the dryer for the drying process to be accurate. If you overload it, you may need to re-set your dryer to run through the cycle again.


  • Hmmm I am really not sure about this. I am going to give it a go…. stay tuned!


  • I don’t have a dryer and I do iron :)
    Good tip for those who have a dryer, although you would expect that damp clothes contain enough water of themself and that the heat of the surrounding air in the dryer also can turn that water into steam.


  • Great tip for those who have dryers


  • Must remember this. I hate ironing.


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