Friday, April 2, 2010

Clean Cuts

Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a snore. Embrace your inner neatnik with accessories that maintain your sense of style while you clean your casa.

That's what you'd call some good, clean fun.

Lei Chic A Sink and A Smile
Doing the dishes is a delight with Boston Warehouse Company's adorable Elephant Dish Brush, complete with stiff bristles for getting out tough spots and a textured non-slip trunk that doubles as a dish scraper, and happy little Bee Glass Brush made with a comfortable, soft-grip handle and bristled body – perfect for tackling even the tallest of tumblers. Available at Executive Chef/Bath and Butler, Ward Warehouse, 808.593.CHEF.

Lei ChicHandy Dandy
Hate washing your manicure down the drain every time you suds up? Stay dry in style with a pair of sassy Gloveables latex gloves. They come in a variety of cheery colors and feature an extended sleeve guard, done in playful polka-dot, cherry and garden prints, which protects from extra splashback. Available at The Compleat Kitchen, Kahala Mall, 808.737.5827

Lei ChicDust Luster
Sweep dreams are made of these – Alice Supply Co.'s utlra-stylish metal Camo Dust Pan, which pairs a cool camouflage print with a punchy orange handle, and matching wooden Brush Up On Britain Dust Brush. Playing dirty never looked so good. Available at Fishcake, 307 Kamani St., Honolulu, 808.593.1231. 


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Scrubba' Slippahs

Slip and slide all over your hardwood or linoleum in a pair of Evriholder Slipper Genie Microfiber Cleaning Slippers. They'll clean the floor and give you a good giggle in the process. Available at Simply Organized, 889 Kamokila Boulevard, Kapolei, 808.693.8888. Visit their website here.

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Soap Stars
Be green while you clean with eco-friendly Hawaiian Soap Factory products, made right here in O'ahu from non-toxic biodegradeable ingredients that are pollutant-free. The gentle yet super powerful industrial-strength Neutralle Pacific detergent can be used on just about anything – from countertops and carpet to leather upholstery and soap scum. Avaialble at My Clean Home, 680 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 808.566.8000. 

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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