Can't Touch This
While thrift stores can be a great place for finding bargain deals and hidden gems such as designer clothes, home goods, and jewelry, there are some things that you should avoid buying due to safety, hygiene, or other reasons. If thrifting is a way of life for you (virtual high five), it's always a good idea to use your best judgment when deciding what is worth purchasing. Buying used may seem cheaper at the moment, but some items could wind up being more expensive in the long run if they break — or could carry germs and bacteria that could get you sick. Here are 12 things you should never buy at a thrift store.
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