12 Habits Women Do That Are Seen As Wasteful (In Time and Money)

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Are you guilty of spending money on things that some people might consider a waste? Do you indulge in self-care treatments, invest in expensive tech or luxury cars, or enjoy growing your veggies even if it’s not cost-effective? You’re not alone. Look at what these women confessed to as time and money wasters.

1. Having New Outfits

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Do you have an affinity for fashion? One expressed that they enjoy buying new outfits for special events, even if it’s just for themselves and their partner, and also indulging in hair and skin treatments that boost their self-confidence, even if they spend most of their time at home.

2. Personal Trainer

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While some might consider having a personal trainer a waste of time and money, many women disagree. They feel that a personal trainer can provide valuable benefits such as ensuring proper form and maximizing the benefits of each rep and set, as well as providing motivation and pushing you beyond your limits.

3. Pedicure

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Okay, but pedicures are life-changing. Many believe pedicures are worth the time and money, despite being able to do them at home because they enjoy the experience of going to a salon.

4. Luxurious, High-Tech Car

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Another woman shared that they highly value a beautiful and comfortable ride, as they spend a significant amount of their weekly time driving, ranging from 60% to 80%. Despite the high cost, they are willing to invest in a luxurious, high-tech car to ensure their comfort and satisfaction during long drives.

5. Professional House Cleaner

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Suppose you have disposable income or the desire to reduce unwanted cleaning stress. In that case, these women swear that hiring a professional to come deep clean every other week is a game changer. Additionally, cleaners can come weekly to maintain your home, and some even fold laundry! Where do I sign up?

6. Gaming Monitor

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One individual shared that they are currently searching for a high-quality gaming monitor, and their friends consider it a waste of money to invest at least £250 ($300) in a good one. Still, the individual believes that reasonable frame and refresh rates are essential for a great gaming experience.

7. Growing Own Veggies

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Do you enjoy nurturing plants? One woman shared that they enjoy growing their veggies on their balconies, even though it’s not necessarily cheaper than buying produce from a supermarket when considering the cost of the necessary materials such as pots, soil, seeds, and other products.

However, they find the process enjoyable. Getting your hands in the soil can be therapeutic, and nurturing the plants instills calmness in many.

8. Art School

12 Habits Women Do That Are Seen As Wasteful (In Time and Money)
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One woman confessed to often receiving criticism for attending an art school, as many still believe pursuing a career in art will lead to a lack of success. Some parents even discourage their children from applying to art schools.

9. Flying First Class

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Flying first class whenever their finances allow is one luxury this woman recommends. Despite not necessarily getting them to their destination faster, they appreciate the early boarding and extra legroom after years of being cramped in economy class during their time in the military.

10. Expensive Toilet Paper

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Say no to one ply! At least, that was the consensus among these women who shared that they prefer to buy expensive toilet paper, despite cheaper brands working just as well, because the more luxurious feel is worth the extra cost.

11. Skin Care

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Spending money on good skin care products is an indulgence for many women in the thread. In addition to the three-step processes of wash, toner, and hydration, women admitted to splurging on face masks and body scrubs.

12. Grocery Delivery

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Finally, many women agreed that using Amazon Fresh Delivery and Instacart was worth the extra time and money. You add items to your virtual cart and checkout, and someone else does your shopping and delivery. Now, if only there were someone to put the groceries away!

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