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    Posted on Jul 18, 2020

    19 Genius Products To Help Make Day To Day Living Easier

    Because there's nothing worse than those annoying lil' problems.

    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. You'll be able to speed up your food prep process thanks to this knife sharpener.

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    The Powergrip suction cup at the base of this knife sharpener means it sticks really firmly to whatever surface you place it on, so you won't have to worry about it slipping while you're using it. Just pop it on your table, run the blade of your knives through its double-sided buffer, and you'll have sharper, safer tools in no time!

    Price: £9.99.

    2. These tumble dryer buddies will make your clothes dry faster and feel softer (all while looking cute AF).

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    They'll speed up your drying time by spinning around your drum, lifting your clothes as they go! This process also works to soften the fabric of your clothes, meaning you'll save on fabric conditioner too. I mean, is there anything they can't do?

    Price: £7.50 for two.

    3. How clever are these collapsible colanders?!

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    This set of two BPA-free colanders are made from food-grade silicone and easily collapse to fold flat, saving you some serious space in your cupboards!

    Price: £5.75 for two.

    4. This 4head stick claims to get rid of your headache in less than two minutes, and if the reviews are anything to go by, it looks like it's doing something right.

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    It contains levomenthol which can help to reduce headaches when applied to the forehead. Unlike with regular medication, there's no limit to how often you can use this swipe-on stick per day (which is great, as you'll get up to 100 uses out of this thing!).

    Price: £3.59.

    5. This potato pocket will help you to make the perfect microwave baked spud!

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    Just place the potato in this handy holder, heat it up in the microwave for about four minutes, and you're done! The insulating pocket means that both steam and heat will cook your potato, so it'll be crispier on the outside and fluffier in the middle. Customers are seriously impressed by the results!

    Price: £6.96.

    6. You'll be able to look your dentist in the eye and say "yes, I do floss daily" after using this handy water pick.

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    It comes with four different jet-tip heads, and the container can hold up to 300ml of water (perfect if you love a really ~thorough~ clean). With three different settings, this USB-rechargeable water flosser will last you for ages from just one four-hour charge.

    Price: £19.99.

    7. This eco-friendly laundry egg will last you for up to 210 washes(!), no detergent required.

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    The beads inside this thing will clean your clothes just as well as ordinary detergent does – seriously, check out the rave reviews on this thing!

    Price: £12.98.

    8. Make washing your hair easier and faster with this shampoo brush, which massages your head and makes sure the suds reach right down to your scalp.

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    It'll remove product buildup from your hair as well thanks to its flexible bristles! I mean, imagine how satisfying this would feel. Ugh, the dream.

    Price: £7.99.

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

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    It's got a silicone lip that creates a seamless cover between your drains and your sink, no matter what size of plug you're dealing with. The mini suction cup at the bottom ensures it'll stay put once you've popped it into place!

    Price: £7.86.

    10. Make your bed even more relaxing with this handy caddy!

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    Place the long, flat section at the top under your mattress for a firm and easy hold! The pockets are big enough to hold everything from books to laptops, and it's a great place to store your remote if you'd prefer to use this caddy for your sofa.

    Price: £6.98.

    11. Keep the base of your oven clean between washes with these Teflon liners!

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    Save yourself some serious scrubbing by nabbing these Teflon mats, which are heat-proof up to 230°C and can be cleaned like a plate using washing-up liquid and water.

    Price: £4.98 for two.

    12. Make sure food doesn't end up down your drains with this pop-up silicone drain protector plug – it's way easier (and much less gross) to clean than the regular metal kinds.

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    It's got a flexible lip for a seamless fit, and it's designed to pop up with a single press for easy emptying and cleaning. Because this tool is flexible, you can adjust it to fit deep or shallow drains!

    Price: £9.00.

    13. These motion sensor lights are battery-powered, so they won't ramp up your electricity bill. They're the perfect solution if you always forget to turn off the light when you leave a room (i.e., me).

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    These self-adhesive lights will make a perfect addition to the bottom of your cupboards, above your countertops, or on the inside of your wardrobe. You can also place them on your walls for a source of light that won't stay on when you leave the room!

    Price: £10.99 for three.

    14. These enzyme-packed drain sticks dissolve the grease and buildup in your plug holes!

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    Just leave them in your drains and they'll begin breaking down, releasing dirt-busting enzymes as they do. Not only will these handy sticks save you time and effort, customers say they leave a fresh scent behind them too!

    Price: £5.00 for 12.

    15. This stainless steel rocker is way less fiddly and hard-to-clean than a regular garlic press.

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    Just place your cloves on a chopping board, run this thing backwards and forwards over it, and you'll have some incredibly finely-chopped minced garlic in no time.

    Price: £9.99.

    16. Transform your shower head with this limescale remover spray.

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    Spray some of its enzyme-packed formula onto any affected surfaces and a thick foam will come out, which you'll need to leave on there for up to five minutes. After that, you'll just have to wipe the foam away to reveal a clean surface underneath.

    Price: £2.00.

    17. These clip-on sheet fasteners can help to keep your bedding in place, even if you toss and turn around a lot at night.

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    They've got secure clips that attach very firmly to your bed sheets, and the elastic strap they're on will fit a variety of bed shapes and sizes. The pack of four means there's one for every corner (hello, crumple-free bedding).

    Price: £6.99 for four.

    18. These cleaning cloths have suction cups in their corners so they'll always be within reach after you shower.

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    The best (and easiest) time to wash your shower down is just after you've used it, when the steam has loosened existing stains and buildup and soap spills haven't hardened yet. These cloths work using only water, which is pretty handy considering they're designed to be used in a shower!

    Price: £8.28 for two.

    19. You'll be able to drive more safely with the help of these blind spot mirrors.

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    They have a 360° range of motion, are incredibly simple to install and remove, and the glass is completely weatherproof.

    Price: £3.99 for two.