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    27 Genius Problem-Solving Products I Feel Stupid For Not Buying Sooner

    Where have these been all my life?!

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    1. These ethylene-absorbing spheres will make your fruit and veg stay fresher for longer. They work just as well in your fridge as they do in your fruit bowl!

    2. You can personalise these weatherproof wheelie bin stickers with your name and house number, so you'll always know whose recycling bin is whose!

    3. These gel inserts are self-cooling, so you'll be able to enjoy a ~chill~ (I'm so sorry) night's sleep whatever the weather.

    4. This maximum strength antiperspirant has gotten rave reviews for a reason. You'll only need to apply it once or twice a week to feel the effects!

    5. Not only will these lace bands help to prevent chafing, they'll also give you a place to store your phone when you're wearing a skirt or dress!

    6. These Teflon-coated oven liners will protect the base of your cooker from spills, stains, and leaks.

    7. Make your bin smell better AND leak less with this citrus-scented Bin Buddy powder.

    8. These simple baits will get rid of your ant problem by tackling it at its source.

    9. These sliding lens covers will help to protect your privacy while also giving you easy access to your camera.

    10. You can solve the problem of scaly cuppas in just ten minutes thanks to this drop-in descaler bag.

    11. If you're sick of watering your plants (and let's face it, who isn't), these clever globes will do the job for you. Once you've filled the chambers with water, they're good to go for about two weeks!

    12. These tumble dryer balls do so many jobs it's almost hard to keep track. They'll dry your clothes faster, make the fabric softer, and can even help to remove lint!

    13. Keep your plug holes clear and smelling fresh with these drain sticks that basically do all the work for you!

    14. If you love cooking but hate creating unnecessary waste, these silicone baking mats are the perfect solution.

    15. If you've ever had to deal with the mess and stress of a regular garlic press, you'll understand why this stainless steel rocker is so clever.

    16. This microfibre sports towel folds up for easy storage when it's not in use. It's perfect for runners and cyclists!

    17. Keep your phone's screen visible even when you're driving by using this genius magnetic holder.

    18. Stick these tiny mirrors onto the wing mirrors of your car to help you see what's going on in your blind spots.

    19. This mould remover spray will help you finally tackle that Dreaded Spot on your walls or ceilings.

    20. These honeycomb drawer organisers will help you find your socks faster in the morning!

    21. Bust through that annoying buildup on your shower head with this anti-limescale spray.

    22. Anyone who's ever had to clean out a fridge will understand why I had to include these incredible liners.

    23. I can't believe I hadn't heard of this stick-on bathroom caddy before.

    24. If you've lost the original plug for your bath or sink, this incredibly well-reviewed universal sink stopper is well worth a buy.

    25. This bamboo bath mat 1) looks great and 2) won't absorb dirt and odours the way that fabric ones sometimes do.

    26. This soap saver is so simple yet so smart.

    27. This water-squirting, ear wax-busting syringe has wowed thousands of reviewers (yes, really).