Waste Not, Want Not, Says Jozi Woman, Mzansi Supports Her Thrifty Ways

Waste Not, Want Not, Says Jozi Woman, Mzansi Supports Her Thrifty Ways

  • Digital creator Xolelwa Bentele of Johannesburg shared two snaps of a popular lotion bottle that had been sliced in half and Mzansi can relate to her thrifty ways
  • Bentele often reviews products on her Twitter and Instagram account and she is not a stranger to hunting for a bargain
  • South African wrote about the plethora of way they save money especially as the country's economy takes a downturn

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Digital creator Xolelwa Bentele has shared snaps of her cheapskate ways and peeps want to hear more. Image: @Xole_25/ Twitter and Instagram
Source: Instagram

A frugal Johannesburg woman has taken to Twitter to share two snaps of a lotion bottle produced by a popular skincare brand that has been sliced in the centre to remove all its contents.

Digital creator Xolelwa Bentele is no stranger to reviewing products as her Instagram account is filled with loads of videos of her doing exactly that.

With the state of our economy and the high rate of unemployment, many peeps could relate to her post.

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Jozi lady @Xole_25 captioned the photos:

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“I don’t just throw away this big bottle I make sure the product is finished.”

Penny-pinching Saffas offered up some of their daily money-saving techniques.

@She1laSm1th said:

“I do this even on toothpaste.”

@CaxtonMania882 said:

"Not toothpaste! Its Colgate.”

@CaxtonMania882 said:

“Me and you are together.”

@MrHightower_sa said:

“That's how it's done vele mos. Some people don't?”

@SNgcwangu added:

“As you should my darling.”

@Hlanga_O said:

“Very important to cut it before throwing away, no waste.”

@DavidMidzi5 said:

“Containers used by Nivea are fake.”

@FFriggars joked:

"This what makes us black."

South African woman saves money to help rescue a stranger's baby

In a similiar story about saving money Briefly News wrote about Keren Muir who came across the tragic story of baby Levi from Uganda and saved up moola to help him.

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The little boy swallowed his meconium, which has the potential to be fatal. The first stool passed by an infant is known as the meconium and in Levi’s case, it spread to his lungs.

Baby Levi was just born and already fighting for his life.

His father, Sam, was told he needed to come up with $1 600 (R22 000) for his baby to undergo the required operation.

Source: Briefly News

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