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    43 Small Things That May Just Make A World Of Difference In Your Life Right Now

    A bag sealer, anti-nausea wristbands, a pants extender, and other useful items to add to your cart immediately.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pair of blue-light–blocking glasses to help you reduce eye strain from spending hours staring at your medium screen only to end the day staring at the big screen while scrolling on your little screen.

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    Promising review: "I love these!! My roommate had some blue-light glasses that I had tried and as much as they worked, they got smudged very easily and almost had a sort of film over them. These ones do not easily smudge and when they do I find it comes off pretty easily. I also have a very small head/face and these fit perfectly and don’t look too big on me! I’ve noticed my headaches have lessened a lot since I started wearing them during screen time. I'm so happy with this purchase!" —Jenn Wagstaffe

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in nine colors and five multi-packs).

    2. A handheld bag sealer here to ensure that you never get excited to eat your favorite Chili & Lime Tortilla Chips from Trader Joe's, only to realize that they've gone stale with the lackluster bag clip you have. This small device uses heat to reseal any bag, leaving whatever's inside fresh and ready for you to enjoy.

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    And BTW, there's a button at the bottom that slides to reveal a razor blade — so just be careful!

    Promising review: "This thing is super nifty. I've used it on all sorts of bags and it really does seal them. If you don't slide it quick enough it sometimes melts a hole just above the seal but even when that happens, the bag stays sealed. You can easily reopen the bag by pulling on the sides like you normally would. Once you get the hang of it, you'll wonder how you lived without this thing. This is such a useful little gadget." —Darlena

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in three colors).

    3. A microwave egg cooker making it so simple for you to make a delicious breakfast in the morning. Just crack an egg, add some veggies (and maybe a pat of butter), and you'll have a delicious omelet in a matter of minutes. No more skipping breakfast because you're running late or just lazy.

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    Promising review: "Eggs are not hard to cook, nor does it take much work. However, I didn’t do it often because if the clean-up and the addition of oil, etc. I now eat eggs nearly every day because it’s so quick and easy. I don’t have to add oil or butter to cook one, and I’ve just got one little thing to clean. Super simple and quick to clean (and dishwasher-safe). This has revolutionized my breakfast." —S. Hanlon

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    4. An iPhone dongle case I'm pretty sure I am going to buy for my dad immediately, because if he loses one more dongle, my mom is going to have his head. And I know that he can't be the only one that has this problem. But this super-genius invention will keep your dongle in a safe place so you can grab it easily when you need it.

    Two of the black, flat, rounded triangular cases with a dongle-shaped slot, one of which is holding a dongle, clipped to a keyring
    Duke of Cases / Etsy

    BTW — Duke of Cases is a Black-owned small biz!

    Promising review: "I love it. I’m always losing my cord or leaving it in my other jacket or pants pocket. Now, all I have to do is put it back on my keyring. Brilliant!!!" —Mel

    Get it from Duke of Cases on Etsy for $15 (originally $20).

    5. An auto shutoff outlet for anyone who has stopped in a cold panic after they leave their house trying to remember if they've turned off their curling iron or straightener (🙋🏻‍♀️). Simply plug this into the outlet, plug your device in, and then hit the button to set the timer. Then you can go about your day knowing that you won't accidentally burn your house down.

    Amazon

    That can't be a fear I just have, right? Right??? You can set the timer on this for one, two, four, or eight hours, or just put it on hold.

    Promising review: "Due to MS and just being busy, I keep forgetting to unplug my straightener before I leave, so it's on all day! This is perfect for me. You have to press a button on the unit to select a time for it to power the unit, working only as long as you select. Adding this step has been helpful in reminding me to unplug the darn thing when I'm done, but I know that if I should forget my hot iron will only be on for a total of an hour. I wish it had smaller increments of time, but I won't complain." —Carly

    Get it from Amazon for $11.60.

    6. A touch-up razor designed to be 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.

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    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 it." —Jane

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99 (also available in a nine pack).

    7. A stretchy smart watch yoga band designed with knit fabric to fit Apple watches and Fitbit Versas for anyone who finds the regular bands too constricting and uncomfortable. Once you attach this to the watch, you can slide it onto your wrist and have a cute and comfortable watch strap you won't mind wearing all day long.

    Dot Outfitters / Etsy

    BTW — Dot Outfitters is a Missouri-based small biz making custom watch bands and earrings since 2019. Some reviewers do say that the band is tight at first but stretches to fit perfectly within the first couple of days.

    Promising review: "So comfy! The buckle on the regular bands would irritate me after a while. This one fits snug and stays put without moving at all when I’m working out, and it doesn’t get in my way when I spend hours at the keyboard at work. I usually forget I’m wearing it. And it’s cute." —Christa arvizu

    Get it from Dot Outfitters on Etsy for $29.50 (available in four hardwear finishes and two sizes for Apple Watch and Fitbit Versa).

    8. 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).

    Two models, each holding two handles that have a couple of bags of groceries on them each
    Amazon

    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 my 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 $13.95.

    9. A pack of pant waist extenders you can add to jeans (or trousers or dress pants) to add up to two extra inches, giving your pants new life by making them comfier so you don't have to go through the headache that is buying new pants. Reviewers also say these are great for making pants work during early pregnancy or after a medical procedure.

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    Promising review: "They work great. I had a kidney transplant, and the new kidney was put in around my waistline, which made all my pants tight. I have several pairs I would've had to replace, but waist extenders did the trick." —jde

    Get a pack of 13 (with a mix of hooks and buttons) from Amazon for $15.95.

    10. Essence's Lash Princess mascara to take your lashes to new ~heights~ and make people think you're wearing falsies, when in fact, all you did was swipe on some mascara. Don't doubt how much a few swipes of mascara can make you feel great and ready to take on the day.

    Reviewer holding the mascara  by their face showing their eyelashes, which look full and big
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    Promising review: "I have been searching high and low for over a year for a good mascara that wouldn’t make my eyes itch or become irritated, but to no avail. My Disney Princess eyes were put on the back burner. I stumbled upon this mascara in a BuzzFeed article for great makeup products, and decided 'What the heck, why not try it? It’s only five bucks.' My package came in the mail today, and I have been pleasantly surprised at how well it has stayed on my lashes with minimal smudge-edge, and zero itchiness. It applies SUUUUPER easily and without any clumping, and I’m hoping it remains that way. So far, it's THE BEST mascara I’ve used in a long time, at a beautifully inexpensive price that my college wallet can manage. It has brought back the Disney Princess eyes look I’ve so missed!" —Michal Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    11. A can colander for an easier way for you to strain your canned beans, veggies, or even tuna. No need to dirty that big huge colander that's a pain to clean when this thing fits perfectly and gets the liquid out.

    Amazon

    Plus, it's dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "Life-changing little strainer!! Okay, maybe not life-changing, but this thing is awesome! I used to drain my canned tuna or chicken by just squishing the lid down and hoping I didn’t get squirted with stinky water, but now I place this thing in the can and gently press down to drain the water with the utmost confidence that I will not 1) get injured on the can, 2) get splashed with stink water, or 3) lose any tuna out the side. Ahh, it’s the little things. :)" —jaime138

    Get it from Amazon for $7.86 (available in two styles).

    12. The Tidy Cup — a catch-all dish that fits perfectly on the large detergent bottle you bought because it was the best value, not realizing that would mean you had to suffer through finding detergent drips all around it for months. This is made with ridges, so you can set the detergent cup on the little shelf and not get gunk all over the bottom.

    reviewer image of the white cup holder attached to a detergent tub with a clear small cup sitting on it
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    Promising review: "I love this thing so much. My detergent was getting everywhere, and this was so easy to install and solve my dripping issue. I did do what one reviewer suggested. I got a piece of velcro to shook to the back of it and the shelf to help keep it in place. It just gives it a little more sturdiness, which is perfect." —Shellye

    Get it on Amazon for $12.44.

    13. A streak-free anti-fog spray you spritz on your glasses, sunglasses, or even face shields to stop them from fogging up while wearing a mask. This means you can go about your day and not worry about being blinded by fog every time you breathe out.

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    And just a note, this works GREAT for some reviewers but not all because it has very specific instructions. Also, it's meant for non-antireflective-coated lenses. To use, spritz a small amount on *both* sides of your lenses, and rub with your finger. Then let it sit for a minute and wipe with a dry cloth. Once your glasses are dry, you'll be good to go!

    Promising review: "Like just about everyone with glasses, mine kept fogging up while wearing a COVID mask. I was looking to find something that would help with this and this product was perfect. You still get a tiny bit of fogging as you breathe out, but it instantly clears. This is a game-changer. I ordered another bottle immediately for my glasses-wearing child." —zork2112

    Get it from Amazon for $10.55.

    14. The Wand, a handheld filter designed to remove histamines and sulfite preservatives, which are the ingredients in wine that can cause you to wake up with a nasty headache and hangover. It's also supposed to bring oxidized (aka bad) wine back to life so you don't have to dump that bottle you didn't quite get a chance to finish.

    Three glasses of wine with the silver wands in each
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was skeptical while purchasing these but OH MY GOSH WHAT A GAME-CHANGER! I normally flush terribly with wine and even sometimes can get a runny nose. I was completely fine and skipped the next day headache. These little guys are amazing." —Amanda Shumaker

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    15. A beauty spatula created to help you get every last drop out of your foundation bottle. You paid real Adult money to get the fancy brand that everyone on TikTok was raving about, so you best believe that you're going to get your money's worth.

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    Promising review: "I used this spatula to entirely use up a glass jar of foundation. I got four full-face applications out of the remainder that wouldn't come out before. It's flexible to reach the corners and long enough to reach the bottom. Since I won't need it for foundation for a while, I may use it to more hygienically scoop moisturizer out of a jar instead of using my hands." —J. Fox

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    16. A pack of rug grippers so you won't feel like you're starring in a remake of Risky Business sliding across the floor on your living room rug when the delivery person keeps ringing your doorbell because apparently they can't hear your screaming, "I'M COMING!"

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    Promising review: "When I first unwrapped these, I was surprised by how sticky they felt just against the skin on my hands. Not 'tape' sticky, but ultra-grippy. I installed six of them along the sides of my runner after running a vacuum on the floor and a lint roller along the bottom of the rug itself. When I first tested it, the rug slid. I thought for sure these wouldn’t work,and I would come home to a crooked or folded up rug. Surprise!! These little babies settled right onto the hardwood floors and their grippy action is in full effect now. I have roommates, dogs, a handyman was even here today, and typically without fail the rug slides or folds up. Not today!! I’m going to be buying a half dozen more of these for bathrooms and other rugs!! Just give them a chance to settle!" —C. Kidd

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $12.99 (also available in an eight-pack).

    17. A jar of O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream that'll work wonders on your dry, cracked hands that have seen better days since you started washing them approximately 124,958 times a day.

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    Promising review: "This hand cream is a game-changer. I spent so much money on hand creams and nothing helped my cracked/bleeding fingers until I found this. This is the only product that made a difference right after I started using it. two to three days later my fingers were almost 100% healed. Wish I had tried this earlier." —MB_NYC

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 1-12 packs).

    18. A Cloud 9 essential oil roller formulated with clary sage, peppermint, lemon, bergamot, and geranium that work together to help relieve any cramps you have (especially if they're associated with PMS). Reviewers swear this really does help *and* smells as good as perfume.

    long white roller sitting in a pool of oil, showing what it looks like inside the roller
    Blume

    Promising review: "OK, so I have tried lots of natural remedies for cramps, and this one actually works! I use it directly on my abdomen — about 10 circles. It's not magic, but it definitely helps curb the intense pain so that you can carry on with your day. Also, it smells really nice which is something I can't say for other products I've used." —Lindsay C.

    Get it from Blume for $18.

    19. A Diamond Dazzle Stik because you can only keep using the phrase "shine bright like a diamond" if your diamonds actually do shine bright. This small tool will transform your jewelry from cloudy and dirty to clean and clear in only a matter of minutes.

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    The "stik" has a brush and a twist-to dispense top. All you have to do is twist the pen to get the cleaning solution and use the brush to get rid of all the gunk in and around your ring.

    Promising review: "This got my ring so clean and shiny. It was way better than I expected. I went and ordered two more for Christmas gifts the day I got it! I have been digging through my jewelry box to find rings to clean with it lol. Exciting to see all the grime gone and the shiny beautiful rings back!" —lydia muller

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    20. Some reusable heel inserts because it is the year 2021, and we are saying a big N-O to getting blisters while wearing shoes. These fit right into the heel and make sure your favorite cute flats are actually comfortable enough to walk in for longer than 10 minutes.

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    You get two nude, one black, and one clear insert sets.

    Promising review: "I bought some adorable flats online for a great price. Boy, did they rub my heels raw the first time I wore them. I tried to break them in by stretching them, etc. still rubbed my heels raw. I thought I’d give these a go before giving up on the shoes altogether. Amazing! I wore my flats for several hours today. No pain. No raw skin." —Kip Karter

    Get a mixed pack of four from Amazon for $9.98.

    21. Some cable clips so you can organize all the cords you have and not spend 10 minutes fishing out your computer charging cord that fell behind your desk...again.

    Small black circles with a slit down the center that stick to a surface to keep cords in place on a desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is another fantastic product. I have a lot of electronics along with a lot of cords and cables. These do a great job of keeping things organized and available. No more crawling under the bed or behind the desk to recover the dropped cable!" —Ken Gunville

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $6.95.

    22. A Thaw Claw designed to defrost meat seven times faster. All you have to do is suction it to your sink, fill the sink with water, and then put the frozen food under the claw. It will be defrosted in no time — and you'll never have to scrap your dinner plans because you forgot to take the chicken out of the freezer last night...

    Amazon

    Promising review: "A package of frozen meat would have taken at least two days to thaw in the fridge. I used this for a 2-pound package a couple of days ago, and the meat was thawed within 90 minutes. One of the most practical kitchen gadgets I own." —Llda Schellhase

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in four colors).

    23. 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 / Via 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 my neck just below my hairline. It helps 100% with nausea I suffer from the meds I take. Many of my headaches I can prevent from going to a migraine by applying again at the start of a 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 $12.95.

    Read BuzzFeed's full migraine stick review.

    24. Some toaster oven bags designed to make the perfect grilled cheese without turning on the stove. You'll brie so thankful for this easy dinner, especially after you finally finish your workday and find you're exhausted and just want to eat now. Why does a grilled cheese always sound good at that moment??

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    You can also heat up pizza slices, chicken nuggets and more with it, meaning you'll have dinner ready in a matter of minutes. Reviewers say these are also great for anyone with a gluten allergy who needs to keep their bread separate in the toaster.

    Promising review: "I get lazy and hate to heat up the stove for grilled cheese. I used old bread from the freezer and popped it in to try it — WOW, great grilled cheese. I buttered the outside and it was great!! Love these." —Kulena

    Get a 4-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    25. A ring size adjuster one BuzzFeed editor swears by to get her rings to fit perfectly without visiting a jeweler to get them resized because her fingers are between sizes.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This product was recommended to me by a jewelry store. I had a ring that was 1.5 sizes too large and after trying to re-size it at three different jewelers (who all told me the setting was too risky for resizing — risked losing the stones), I gave up. One recommended checking out this product and I'm so glad I did. It made the ring wearable for me, using the largest option, I was able to comfortably take it from a size 8 down to a 6.5. I've washed my hands and put the ring on/off with this on and it seems to stay in place fairly well. Was very easy to cut to size, I'm happy!" —KR

    Get a 12-pack in two sizes from Amazon for $6.79.

    26. A garlic prepping set because if you're like me and HATE mincing garlic with a burning passion (don't ask me why; I have no idea) then what you need to do instead of not cooking dinner is use the peeler and mincer to get perfect garlic in seconds.

    hands holding the silver stainless steel garlic press, mincing some garlic through the wholes in the middle, with the pink round peeler sitting next to it
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    Just pop the individual clove in the tube, and roll it against the counter a few times for a quick peel. Then simply push the press down, and your perfectly minced pieces are ready to use! Ugh, I really should just add this to my cart rn.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this product! I like the size of the garlic chunks that you get with this masher, and I LOVE how easy it is to clean compared to other garlic mashers. I love that you don't need to use your fingers to peel the garlic. My mom has been cooking with garlic with every meal for 50+ years and wants one now too!!" —Mama Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    27. A false eyelash applicator reviewers swear is so easy to use, even for beginners. Applying false lashes should not be a difficult task, and yet it somehow is? Well, here's your solution to that.

    reviewer pic of the small thin applicator in white with a false eyelash attached to the y-shaped end
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    Promising review: "This is very easy to use and affordable. I was able to put on my lashes in no time. I can't believe I use to apply my lashes without this amazing tool. I place my lashes directly in the center and adjust the ends. My lashes go on in one minute less with this tool." —CITY Beauty

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98 (available in three colors).

    28. Anti-slip silicone glasses sleeves, a must-have for anyone who wears glasses (even if they're just blue-light glasses) and finds that when they look down, their glasses slip. ~Slide~ these on the ends of your glasses, put them on, and that's that.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I was a little dubious about these, but my daughter's glasses were always falling off her face and to the floor, so if I could spend a couple of bucks to save her expensive glasses, it was worth a shot. In fact, because you get five pairs, I put a set on my glasses, and I'll be darned if they don't work really well. They add a little bit of bulk to your glasses so if you're extremely fashion-conscious, it's not like tape-on-the-bridge nerdy, but it's there. But if you're more concerned about having your glasses feel like they're going to stay put on your head, then you'll like these. They aren't too thick so you don't really notice them on your ears. In fact, because of the soft silicone, they actually result in less of the occasional soreness I would get from my glasses on my ears sometimes." —Domenico Bettinelli

    Get a pack of 10 (five pairs) from Amazon for $6.78+ (available in three colors).

    29. A privacy sign great for anyone WFH in a house fuller than the Tanners'. You can easily switch the sign to "Do Not Disturb" when you have an important meeting you told your family about FIVE times, but, of course, they won't remember and will barge in the second it starts.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I work from home, and if you do too you may also encounter this odd scenario: merely closing the door to one’s office is not actually a reliable method to let others know you are working. I can’t say enough good things about this sign. It is a far better design and quality than expected at this price point. The sign is a dial-style, and really sturdy. The dial even has a click-in-place feature to prevent your status from accidentally moving when the door swings shut. Gone are the days of people thinking you’re available when you’re not! Well, at least you have forewarned them! I am extremely happy with the sign, and can recommend it to anyone who might need a little extra assistance in deterring work interruptions!" —Conscious Consumer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in black and white).

    30. A beaded face mask chain I can tell you firsthand is a great investment. I've been using this for the past six months to hold my mask when I'm not wearing it.

    Firefly Feeling Bright/Etsy

    I bought this chain months ago after I realized we'd be wearing masks for the foreseeable future. I wanted a way to hold my mask when I wasn't wearing it that wasn't stuffing it in my pocket. And this is perfect. It's super easy to clip on all the different masks I have, and I love that it's brightly colored. When I wear it around my neck, I hardly even notice it. Plus, it's a great price and even ships free!!

    BTW — Firefly Feeling Bright is a Florida-based Etsy shop established in 2019 that specializes in artisanal jewelry!

    Promising review: "Nice quality, good chain length and fun colors! Glad I purchased two (one for my home and one I keep in my car)." —dianecely

    Get it from Firefly Feeling Bright on Etsy for $7.

    31. A garbage guard that may look small but has magic powers to get all the bugs in and around your garbage can good and gone from your life.

    Reviewer photo of the rectangle guard in black attached to the inside of a garbage can lid
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Not sure how it works, but this simple thing eliminates all maggots from my trash can. I had to clean the garbage can each week and now... nothing but a couple of dead flies at the bottom. Some amazing witchcraft to be sure. It’s been a few weeks and still kicking." —CM

    Get it from Amazon for $7.44.

    32. A pack of DressWeights designed to prevent you from having a Marilyn Monroe moment on the nice first day of spring when you decide to wear a dress, only to have it ~spring~ up at a moment's notice. That's not a problem you'll have wearing one of these.

    The weight on the hem of a dress
    DressStrong / Etsy

    BTW — DressStrong is a small woman-owned business based out of New York City. The weights are reusable and the adhesive on the back should last for about six uses (with proper care).

    Promising review: "What an amazing invention! I had my bridesmaids use these for my destination wedding. I got married outside by a very windy gazebo and they worked like a charm. Highly recommend!" —kimberlyo143

    Get four weights from DressStrong on Etsy for $15.

    33. A detangling brush reviewers (more than 22,000 actually) swear works magic on all hair types (including 2c–4c), detangling easily without pulling or damaging the hair. No more painful detangling sessions like the ones you had growing up that have basically scarred you for life.

    amazon.com

    Plus, the brush works on both wet and dry hair!

    Promising review: "OMG. Power brush!!! This brush has exceeded any expectation I could have ever had. It works well on my 4c hair, my daughter's 4a–b hair and even on my curly weave hair wet or dry! I can’t believe at damn near 40, and I’m just now finding out about brushes like this. Get you one or five!" —Ms. Chavonne

    Get it from Amazon for $12.88 (available in five colors).

    34. An acupressure anti-nausea wristband to make nausea and motion or morning sickness disappear so you can go on with your day without feeling awful and fighting the urge to throw up.

    amazon.com

    The band applies pressure on the P6 acupressure point that is said to help relieve nausea and vomiting.

    Promising review: "I'm pretty skeptical of this kind of thing because I thought it was a placebo...put on the wrist bands and all of the sudden you feel better because you think you should. I was completely wrong. I'm 7 weeks pregnant with two kids 4 and younger and the nausea was making it so hard to get through the day as a mom and I could barely get through coming dinner for my family. These take the edge off so I hardly feel it. I can tell they work because sometimes I'll accidentally push one of the wrist bands out of place and I'll know because the nausea comes back. These are amazing and so so worth it!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $5.82 (available in six styles).

    35. A Versed daily mineral sunscreen made with SPF 35 to not only protect your skin from the sun but also environmental pollution, and electronic pollution (aka screen time) without leaving an annoying white cast across your face.

    Versed

    Promising review: "I bought this product a few weeks ago after a long search for a mineral sunscreen suited to brown skin. I'm loving this product so far! The orange tint prevents white cast, and it has a slightly matte (but not drying) finish that leaves my skin feeling balanced. Most importantly, it truly protects my skin from sun damage — some of my dark spots have already faded. The only downside is the odd smell, but that dissipates after a few minutes." —JOYJOYJOY

    Get it from Versed for $21.99.

    36. A bug bite suction tool because mosquito bites ~suck~ so much and this little tool works to remove the ~pest-ky~ irritant, meaning no more itchiness!

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    This tool suctions up insect venom, saliva, and other irritants from under the skin, thus preventing your body from producing a reaction to the irritant (i.e. itchiness).

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. It arrived on Monday and on Tuesday morning I woke up with a bug bite on my arm. I used this little tool (3x per the instructions) and documented it with photos. Immediately after using it, the bite stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite was gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in black and white).

    37. Glossier Boy Brow with the power to thicken, shape, and groom your eyebrows in seconds and give them a new life — one that you'll be obsessed with.

    BuzzFeed editor's before and after showing how Boy Brow made her eyebrows look fuller and darker
    Ana Maria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Ana Maria Glavan (above) swears by Boy Brow and so do so many others on our team. Your brows may never be the same.

    Promising review: "Boy Brow is the best brow product I have ever tried. I have been using it for years, and it has never been surpassed. I have quite thin brow hairs, and they aren't very full, and Boy Brow fills them out just enough to enhance what is naturally there. And they stay in place through anything! I usually just use a little bit of Boy Brow and the Like lipstick and it is just enough to bring out your features. It is also great if you double up the application for more of a thicker brow look." —katherine

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in five shades).

    And read one BuzzFeed editor's full review of Boy Brow (#5).

    38. A set of office organization products, including some velcro cable labels, perfect for putting on all the cords on the back of your TV so when you need to take the Roku cable out you don't accidentally remove the internet cable and cause yourself so much more trouble than you needed in your day.

    Velcro labels on cords on the back of a TV, with labels showing what each cord is
    The Grommet

    Plus, not only do you get 12 cable labels, but you also get 20 cable ties, 6.5-feet of perforated self-gripping roll, and 16 cable clams. All the tools will help you keep cords in place and organized, so they don't look messy in your home.

    BTW — Wrap-it Storage is a small family-run business!

    Get this set from The Grommet for $24.95, a similar WFH set from Wrap It for $35, or a set of just 60 cable labels from Amazon for $14.99.

    39. A bra strap extender to ~extend~ the life of your bra when you just can't bear to buy a new one. Simply attach this to the end of the hooks, and you'll get a few extra inches to breathe.

    reviewer image of the nude rectangle-shaped extender with three sets of hooks next to a bra strap and then attached to the end of the bra strap, showing how it gives it more room
    amazon.com

    These are also great for creating a custom fit if you have trouble finding your exact size in stores.

    Promising review: "These have been amazing during my pregnancy. I really can't rave enough. When my body started changing, I went out and bought a new bra (I'm a 32 and got a 34), but soon it started feeling tight on me. I didn't need another bra because the cups still fit fine, then I found these extenders, and they made all the difference! I can extend without buying new bras! They are sooo soft and comfortable, you can't really feel or tell they are there. I've already recommended them to all of my pregnant friends!" —Mari

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $4.99 (available in 35 styles).

    40. A Bluapple produce extender that works for three months to keep your produce from wilting when you look away for one second. Now, you'll actually be able to enjoy all the fresh produce you bought with your hard-earned money.

    Amazon

    Okay, I know that's not how it works, but doesn't it feel like that's how it works sometimes??? This absorbs ethylene gas that would otherwise ripen your fruits and vegetables. It's safe to put in the fridge or even in a fruit bowl. Each packet lasts three months.

    Promising review: "These REALLY work! We have to move them away from our fresh fruit so it would ripen! My produce is lasting at least three times as long without spoilage. This is a great product, and I have already bought many as gifts. They don't seem to work on tomatoes, but they are great with bananas, apples, kiwi, pears, grapes, plums, peaches, lettuces, mushrooms, and many more fruits and vegetables." —Jacki

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    41. A soundproofing strip to help block out all the surrounding noise so your coworkers can actually hear what you have to say about those reports and you won't have to apologize for the sounds of the garbage truck outside.

    amazon.com

    PLUS: This also makes sure that your air-conditioning and heat doesn't escape under your doors, thus saving you energy and money!

    Promising review: "This product works really well! I needed a quick fix to my home office situation. I live in an apartment in Manhattan and never noticed how much sound comes in and out, until I had to be on conference calls working from home! This little tape made a big difference, took me a couple of minutes to install." —Sandra Revueltas

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in white, grey, and black).

    42. A attachable silicone colander that attaches to one side of the pot, so all you have to do is tip it over and get all the water out. Now I'm just sitting here thinking about this would have made all the pasta I made in college so much easier to strain. UGH.

    Amazon

    Plus, it's dishwasher safe, which means easy cleanup!

    Promising reviews: "This is the coolest kitchen gadget I've bought in a long time. No filling the dishwasher with huge colanders. You snap this on your cooking pot and drain. Then, after a quick wash in the sink and you're done. It holds securely and I've only lost a few noodles over the top edge when the pan was too small for what I was making. I made angel hair pasta fully expecting it to go all through the holes like a regular colander and they didn't even poke through let alone come out!" —Holly B. Nash

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four colors).

    43. And a Double Dipper Dip Clip you can clip to the air vent in your car to hold your favorite sauces for your fries and chicken tenders in the car, no prob. Road trips will NEVER be the same.

    the red dip clip with two slots and ketchup in each attached to the air vent in a car
    3D Printed by Brian / Etsy

    BTW — 3D Printed by Brian is a small biz that sells 3D printed products from Fate, Texas!

    Promising review: "My husband rolled his eyes at me that I bought it but I have no regrets! Never again will I spill sauce on myself in the car. Has an even nicer cleaner look than the picture in my opinion." —MadisonElaine98

    Get it from 3D Printed by Brian on Etsy for $5.20.

    *sigh* If only I looked this chic when a breeze catches my dress:

    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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