For years, there was a strong stigma attached to buying things second hand. Whether that related to clothing or cars, an assumption grew that for one reason or another, suggested that second-hand objects were something to be ashamed of, or were simply not as good as new products. In fact, you often see such a sentiment reflected in TV shows or films, where characters complain about hand me down clothes being passed onto them through siblings.
However, there are various benefits to purchasing things second hand that extend far beyond them being the cheaper option! With that in mind, here’s a list of things you should always consider purchasing second hand (and why!).