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    35 Cheap Things That’ll Help Fix All The Small Annoyances In Your Life

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    1. A bath pillow to make your "me" time so much better by giving you a nice place to rest your head instead of the cold hard tub. So much so, you may never want to leave the tub again...


    Promising review: "I love it! I've been annoyed for a long while now with laying my back against a cold, hard surface while trying to relax in the tub. I've owned those blow-up type pillows before, but they were a pain, always loosing their air and their buoyancy caused them to continually loose suction. This pillow is thick, comfortable, and stays stuck very well. I've taken about 6 baths with it so far with no problems." —Mama-O

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50.

    2. A toothpaste squeezer dispenser so you can ~squeeze~ every last drop of toothpaste out of the tube. You paid for it all, so you should get to use it all!!

    Promising review: "After testing these for about a week, I can say I really like them. It's so much easier to squeeze toothpaste or lotion out of a tube. I don't have anymore trouble getting that last bit out. No more unnecessary waste. Every bit matters in my opinion." —NiteCrawler760

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $1.49.

    3. A mug warmer that regulates the temperature of your coffee or tea so you can nurse your drink for hours without it becoming an ice-cold beverage.


    Promising review: "I feel ridiculous owning this. I feel ridiculous for how much I love it. It has made my morning coffee and afternoon tea so much more enjoyable. I have hot coffee and warm tea for as long as I nurse my drink for. It is awesome to have a perfect temperature hot drink for as long as I want. I feel so much happier in the morning because of this superfluous, ridiculous item. Buy it! You won’t regret it!!" —Sheila

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    4. The Nest, which was specifically designed to help you, once and for all, keep your headphones untangled because spending five minutes untangling them every time you take them out of your bag or pocket is just NOT a good use of your precious time.

    Promising review: "I use the Nest all the time for my earbuds, and it keep the cords from getting tangled. I used to spend the first 5 minutes at the gym untangling cords while on the treadmill. Now I just unwrap them from the Nest, and I'm ready to go. It fits nicely in my pocket, and sometimes I have to check that it is even there because it is so unnoticeable. As a bonus, the Nest makes a good fidget toy when it isn't in use! :)" —P. Purington

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in original and XL and in four colors).

    5. A knife perfect for a peanut butter lover who wants to stop wasting all that deliciousness that's left in the jar that a regular knife can't reach. This will extend the life of the jar!

    The Grommett

    Promising review: "This works great. It gets much more of the product out of the jar from all the nooks. After I'm done, I cut the used jar in half and let my dogs lick it clean. They hate the knife because there's much less peanut butter left in the jar now." —ARMAND

    Get it from The Grommet for $12.95.

    6. A miracle plastic container with FreshVent technology to regulate the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide to keep your berries fresh for up to 2 (!!) weeks – because there's not much worse then grabbing your berry container two days after you bought it and seeing that there's been a mold eruption inside.

    Natalie Brown/BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "My husband was getting annoyed about the amount of produce we waste. Our son loves berries, and the larger packages give you more bang for your buck...if you can eat them all before they go bad! These containers really do prolong the life of produce! Plus, they're easy to clean. We just toss them in the dishwasher. I would highly recommend!" —APC

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in nine varieties).

    7. A PopWallet so you never have to make the tough choice of either attaching a PopGrip to help you hold and prop up your phone up *or* adding a convenient place to store your cards—the company finally realized it was time for you to do both.


    Get it from PopSockets for $25.

    8. Pimple patches that'll stop zits in their tracks before they ruin your big date or presentation — or just your everyday life.


    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these things!!! I'm an esthetician; however, being in my twenties and having raging hormones has challenged my skin a lot. It's embarrassing showing up to work and having pimples when others are supposed to trust me with their skin. These are so fast-acting and have saved me a lot of time and money. It's amazing how they just suck out the infection. It's perfect for those deep-under-the-skin pimples as well, but it does take a few extra days. I will continue to repurchase!" —julia raye todd

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $12.50.

    9. A dip clip you attach to the side of your plate so you don't end up with ketchup-covered watermelon (I think that's happened at every single barbecue I've ever attended).


    Promising review: "These are just wonderful. My daughter loves to have ranch with just about anything but hates it on her plate touching her food. This is perfect to put your dip or sauce in without having it run all over your plate." —Gael Fulcer

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $6.78.

    10. A freezer tray to store the extra herbs you buy when your recipe calls for four tablespoons of fresh parsley, but the grocery store only sells it in bushels meant to serve hundreds. Ugh.


    Promising review: "These little freezer cups are awesome. They makes it really nice when you need some fresh herbs, and you don't want to run to the store all the time. Also, makes it nice to freeze the fresh herbs I grow." —DUCK

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    11. Bed bands that'll work super hard to keep the corners of your fitted sheet in place so they don't pop off and try to escape every chance they get. Plus, this means you won't have to fight to get the sheet on all four corners as often – that itself is a chore.


    Promising review: "I have a pillow-top and pillow-bottom queen-sized bed that is a little too small for king sheets, and with queen sheets I have battled to keep the sheets from popping off. I have tried everything! I was about to try to customize some king sheets because it was so frustrating. Then I saw this. It works. I was shocked. My sheets have not popped off once. I ordered this in February and it is May now — and they have not popped off once! They used to pop off EVERY....SINGLE...NIGHT. To say this is life-changing is not an exaggeration. Such a relief to be able to sleep through the night without ending up in rumpled sheets." —TinkerbellAPixie

    Get a pack of four bands from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors and two sizes).

    12. A migraine headache stick you can toss in your bag and quickly grab when you feel a headache coming on to help stop it in its tracks before it ruins your whole day.

    Katy Herman / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Years ago, a massage therapist I went to used a cream at my temples that helped greatly with headaches and nausea. I have tried to find that scent for years. THIS IS IT! I use it daily on my temples and the back of neck just below my hairline. It helps 100% with the nausea I suffer from meds I take. Many of my headaches I can prevent from going to a migraine by applying again at start of headache. I take so many meds because of autoimmune diseases that I like not having to pop another pill for my headaches. I am the most skeptical person you will find when it comes to homeopathic or oils, etc., but this works!" —DVS

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Migrastil Migraine stick here.

    13. A handle that'll make it *sooooo* much easier to carry all your groceries in one trip without the threat of dropping half the groceries on the floor because you said to yourself, "I can TOTALLY carry this all" (when, in fact, you probably shouldn't have).


    Each handle can hold up to 50 lbs.

    Promising review: "I live in an upstairs apartment with 16 steps in a row up to my front door, and I have about a 40-yard walk from my car to the base of the steps. These handles allow me to EASILY tote all or most of all of my grocery bags from car to my apartment. Before I was using almost every finger on both hands to struggle the bags to my apartment, with some pain in some of my fingers." —Doubting Thomas

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    14. A flip top you attach to your bottles to make sure you get EVERY. LAST. DROP so you don't have to buy ketchup or salad dressing as often.


    Promising review: "This gadget is FANTASTIC. We placed it on a squeeze bottle of honey because I'm always aggravated that the last 1/3 of a bottle of honey is so difficult to get out. I like that this doesn't change the height of the bottle so it can fit on the same shelf. Flip-it also allows us to keep the honey stored upside down so every drop will be ready as the bottle empties. I'm so impressed that it has a fail safe cap so it closes off automatically when you're done squeezing the product and eliminates concerns of leakage. They are substantially constructed and should last a very long time." —O. Sutherland

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $19.99.

    15. A touch-up razor designed to be a a quick way for you to shape your eyebrows, remove any hair, and just get smooth skin without having to make another appointment and spend more time in a salon chair.


    Promising review: "This is super easy and satisfying to use. You’re literally scraping all of the peach fuzz and dead skin off your face. My face is glowing and incredibly soft now. I highly recommend." —Jane

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $3.79.

    16. An EZ Off Jar Opener because I can't be the only one who's abandoned making dinner and simply ordered takeout because I couldn't get a jar open.


    This little gadget can not only open jars, but also other hard lids (like on plastic bottles). Just put it in the corner and twist for easy opening.

    Promising review: "I bought this last year and have used it many times on many different lids, even use it to open gallon milk jugs when those pesky plastic attachments just won't seem to give. I haven't found anything I try that it won't open for me. No more banging on the counter, just hold it under my cabinet and slid it in the V shaped opening, give it a little twist to open, hardly any effort at all. It was easy to attach under the cabinet, I put mine so the wide opening faces forward. I personally think every house should have one of these." —Addie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    17. An LED dog collar so you (and everyone else around you) will see your furry friend at night when you get home late and need to take them for a walk ASAP or fear that they'll wake you up ready to play at 4 am.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get ti from Urban Outfitters for $16 (available in green, pink, and white).

    18. A heat conducting scoop so you don't ~scream~ when all you want is ice cream but it's "too hard" to get out of the carton.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This is a great item and works exactly as described. I normally struggle with scooping out ice cream, but with this tool, I have not struggled at all." —Dan

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20.

    19. A wine stain removing spray because you shouldn't be held responsible for any spills that happen during happy hour or movie night with your friends. Red wine is too good not to drink out of fear of ruining your clothes, furniture, or anything else that gets in its way!


    I can also confirm that this works with rosé. After enjoying a glass in a plastic "sippy cup" during a theater performance recently, I realized that I had a nice rosé stain in the middle of my white shirt (this is why I rarely wear white). I wasn't near my home or stain remover, so a few hours later, when I sprayed it on the stain, I wasn't sure what would happen. And let me tell you, the stain disappeared IMMEDIATELY. I was shocked and impressed and happy that my t-shirt was saved.

    Promising review: "This stuff is like a miracle on those tough red wine or dark berry stains! Even works well on dark chocolate! My husband is the "Stain King", and on our last vacation he put some berries from a buffet into the pocket of his brand new khaki shorts (Why, you ask? Never got a good answer for this one!). As you can then figure, the berries, during the course of the day and while riding home in the suitcase got mashed up and stained the shorts pretty badly. (Luckily they didn't get on anything else in the suitcase.) When I unpacked, the stains had set for about 2 days, and I thought the shorts were going to be ruined. I saw this product online and ordered it. It got every bit of the set-in berry stains out! It was like magic, I sprayed it on, and it just DISAPPEARED! As I said, I have also had the opportunity to try it on several red wine and dark chocolate stains, and it's been a miracle for getting them out without any damage to the material. No fading at all, just takes out the stain!" —Linda R. Shinsky

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    20. An Aquapaw slow treater to make bath time for your dog a bit easier as they enjoy a peanut butter snack instead of shaking and trying to escape as quickly as possible, leaving a trail of water as they go.


    Promising review: "We have a 30 pound lab mix rescue who hates water. Usually she shakes and tries to escape the bathtub. With this product, she got distracted and stayed in place. We put peanut butter in it and froze it so that it would take longer. Having the nubs helps slow her down too. It stayed in place on our tub with the suctions. It's a basic product, but it works great." —book nerd

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    21. A SkyClip to hold you phone or tablet near eye level to make it easier (and more comfortable) to watch tv or a movie during your flight because not every plane is equipped with a personal screen. *crosses fingers that it happens soon*


    Promising review: "Love my Skyclips! I travel often and was tired of the neck pain when looking down at my device. This slides on easy and hold my phone and the perfect level. No more pain, and it keeps my tray table clear." —Cubsfanatic

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six colors).

    22. A rain and stain water repellent to protect your nice bags that you spent GOOD MONEY on and that you don't want to get ruined by your jeans transferring UNWANTED blue dye on them.

    Ugh, I dealt with this exact problem last week on a nice new bag, and let me tell you, I was very annoyed. I will be adding this to my cart immediately.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this stuff! I have several high end purses and was struggling with dye transfer from my jeans. Now, each time I buy a purse I treat it with this first, and I have no more troubles with my purses turning blue!" —MTHealthyLiving

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    23. A Tweexy specifically designed to make you say, "Why didn't I think of that?!?" when you use it to help make painting the nails on your non-dominant hand so much easier. It's time for that hand to NOT look like a five year old painted it.


    Promising review: "This item is genius! It works great when painting my nails. The seller sent an email giving some pointers for how to position polish with odd shaped bottles. I'm glad they did because I generally use OPI and was having issues with the bottle staying in place. Pulling up one of the leaves works perfectly." —MRusso

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 12 colors).

    24. Some eco-friendly bamboo towels that'll replace six-month's worth of paper towels so you can keep your home clean, feel good about the impact you have on the environment, *and* never have to worry about using tissues to clean up a spill because that's all you have left in your house because you forgot to pick up some paper towels from the store on your way home.


    All you have to do when you're done using one is throw it in the wash!

    Promising review: "I clean for a living, so using these on the job as well as my home makes life much easier, and I can feel better about not being so wasteful. I use them for drying my hands, cleaning the countertops, and as a reusable Swiffer pad for floors. What I do is mark each one with a Sharpie. My first initial for hands and face at home, 'C' for cleaning counters and 'F' for floor. What I love about these the most is they dry a lot quicker than regular towels and washing them is super easy. Dirt and grime tends to just rinse right out. Even on the mop pads. It's incredible. Now I don't have to waste money buying the Swiffer refills. These are different to use but it's worth figuring out what works for you!! A must buy for eco-friendly cleaning!" —Joyce

    Get a roll of 20 sheets from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. A LifeStraw that's basically magic because it makes water drinkable by removing 99.999999% of bacteria and 99.999% of parasites so you can enjoy a fresh drink when you're on a hike and forgot to bring a water bottle...again.

    And it lasts for a long time! It will provide about 1,000 gallons of safe drinking water.

    Promising review: "This thing is no joke! I took it backpacking in Maine's Bigelow range. When I ran out of the water I brought, I was A-OK with this. On top of one of the lower peaks, I drank from the most disgusting-looking crevice filled with brown scum. I thought, this is going to be safe, but taste horrid. WRONG. IT TASTED LIKE THE FRESHEST SPRING WATER, better than any tap. I'm from Maine, and I've tasted plenty of water right from mountain springs, so take my word for it. One note: it can be a little challenging to use at first. You have to start by soaking it; if it still doesn't work, blow into it a bit. Get one for your outdoor adventures, and one for your bug-out bag, which everyone should have in case of natural disaster." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.47.

    26. A TubShroom with some of the most disgusting but oh-so satisfying review images. You may wonder how you still have hair on your head after using this product...but at least that hair won't be backing up your tub anymore and you won't have to stick your hand down there and grab a very disgusting handful of gunk.,

    Promising review: "This is absolutely worth every penny. Kudos to the inventor of this product. I have thick long dark hair, and after two months of moving into my own apartment, my shower drain was completely clogged with all my hair. After being disgusted at the amount of hair I had to clean out with a snake (which is NOT a fun task), I decided I needed to purchase something to prevent it from happening again. I read about this product on a BuzzFeed article, and I have no regrets. It is so satisfying to clean out, and it does not lie when it says it catches every single hair. I have had it for close to 4 months without once instance of my shower drain backing up. This product is absolutely worth it." —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Read BuzzFeed's full review of the TubShroom here.

    27. A Bracelet Mate so you're never stuck home alone struggling to put on a bracelet by yourself.


    Promising review: "I can't believe I've waited this long to buy one of these. My eyesight is failing, including my depth perception so wearing bracelets has been difficult unless they are slip on. This jewelry helper is easy to use. Now I can wear bracelets again." —Cat Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four colors).

    28. Some ZenToes you can slide on any toes that currently have an issue (such as a missing or ingrown nail, hammer toes, or blisters) and spend the rest of the day walking—without any pain. /

    Promising review: "I have a painful and annoying hammer toe on my right foot. I have tried 3-4 other products to alleviate the pain and rubbing but nothing has worked until the ZenToes! The little sleeve rolls onto the toe and keeps it from rubbing on my shoes. I wash it out at night, and it’s ready for the next day. Problem solved. Thanks so much for this great product!" —GranBobbie

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $10.99 (available in small and large and in white and beige).

    29. An illumibowl because turning on the light when you have to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night is basically cruel and unusual punishment.


    Get it from Firebox for $15.99.

    30. A Swiss Army Knife with seven tools you should keep on hand because you really never know when you're going to need a nail file or a toothpick to really turn your day around.


    It has seven tools including a blade, nail file with screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and toothpick.

    Promising review: "THIS IS SUCH A USEFUL TOOL! Although it is small, the tools that this pocket knife has on it help out in those small times of need. Splinter? Its got tweezers. Annoying string hanging off of your clothes? It has comes with some scissors. Chipped a nail? It has a file to smooth it out. There's still a few more tools on it, but overall this small pocket knife is one of those basic things that you could probably find a use for day-to-day." —Hector Prado

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 27 varieties).

    31. Some re-wear dry wash spray so you can freshen up those ~in-between~ clothes that you've worn once or twice and that aren't really dirty enough to fully wash, but that still feel wrong to put back in your closet.

    Love Home and Planet / Via

    Promising review: "I feel like Love Home and Planet said, "Hey you know what that mom over there smells like mildew. I bet its because she had 99 problems and laundry wasn't one of them." Thank you for understanding that sometimes life happens, and I just don't put the clothes in the wash fast enough. This mom no longer stands 3 feet away from her coworkers LOL! I smell a amazing all because of the dry wash spray. No joke!" —cindym35

    Get it from Target for $6.99.

    32. Some eyeglasses temple tips to stop your glasses from sliding off your face when you look down because it's 2019 and that really should never happen.


    Promising review: "I have bad eyesight, and my lenses are thicker than most. As a result, my glasses tend to slide down my nose if I start to sweat. It's extremely annoying. Let me tell you, these work great for me! I no longer have to push my glasses back up every 30 seconds or worry about my glasses falling off my face when I mow the grass. They're very comfortable And seem pretty durable so far. I'm still on my first pair and I've worn them non-stop since I got them a month and a half ago." —DeeJayDubbs

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in clear, black, and grey).

    33. A Zipuller for anyone, including myself, who has struggled to get a dress (or any other article of clothing) zipped up in the morning while screaming, "There's got to be a better way!". Here it is. Now you can get dressed with ease and move on to more important things, such as taking over the world.


    Promising review: "I was skeptical that this puller would actually work. I wear dresses Monday through Friday for work. I buy ones that have long, hidden zippers. I am breaking about one zipper every two weeks, trying to zip them up by myself. It was costing me about $50 to replace the zippers. Finally, I broke down and bought this. I am so happy that I did. It takes a couple times to get it on right, but once you get the zipper puller on the zipper, it zips right up. This is perfect! It's great for single moms like me!!!" —M. Sanders

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in red, pink, and black).

    34. A SockDock because I am convinced that socks plan their escape every time you put them in the wash. I mean, where do they go and how do I always end up with three lone socks after doing my laundry EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.


    Promising review: "Finally a product that makes this part of my life simpler! Seriously keeping sock together is one of those little life challenges that is annoying enough to drive me insane after each load of laundry. I only bought one set for myself to test out, but now I will be buying them for my wife and my kids to use. I did notice that if I tightened the socks too snug they would still be slightly damp after the dryer, but I slightly loosened the tension and that issue has been easily resolved." —Joshua

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    35. A poop bag holder so you can ~do do~ the right thing and carry the poop to the nearest garbage without it stinking up the rest of the walk.


    I once did a beach clean up, and we found almost 10 bags of poop just chillin on the beach. Do better people!

    Promising review: "My dog often poops 2-3 times on a hike, and it’s incredibly annoying to carry her full poop bags. They stink, they’re squishy, and I hate holding them—especially when I’m trying to quickly pull out my phone to take a picture of a special moment. This simple yet genius item allows me to carry her poop by clipping the container to my waist and snapping the lid shut. My hands are free, my nose is happy, and the trails are clear of Quinn poop." —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50 (available in blue, green, and pink).

    Pretty sure I'll be doing this a lot less with all of these items in my life:


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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