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    21 Highly Effective Time-Saving Products Busy People Will Probably Love

    It's about time you started saving time.

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    1. These tumble dryer balls help to dry your clothes faster, and they'll soften them too.

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    Pop them in the drum of your tumble dryer and they'll hit against your clothes as they rotate, helping to aerate and soften them as they do so. These tumble dryer balls claim to reduce your drying time by up to 40%, and customers say they're great for removing pet hair and lint too!

    Price: £11.99 for six.

    2. This de-shedding tool has gotten 19,839 reviews with a 4.7 star average from customers who say it gets rid of their pet's excess fur in no time.

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    Run this (incredibly highly-rated) comb through your pet's fur and it'll remove all the loose hairs from their coat before they can shed them over your carpets and furniture. Suitable for use on small, medium, and large dogs, this comb claims to reduce shedding by up to 95% within just ten minutes of use while staying gentle and comfortable on your pet's skin. You can get it in three different colours!

    Price: £12.99.

    3. Get rid of those notoriously hard-to-clean stains on your grouting with this handy pen.

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    Its anti-fungal and antibacterial formula cleans and brightens your grouting in the simplest way possible – just run the nib over the gaps in between your tiles and you're done.

    Price: £3.80.

    4. This fabric shaver will get rid of the bobbles from your clothes without damaging them (yes, please).

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    It's got a mesh shield that you can lower or heighten depending on how close you want to get to the fabric, and the rotating blades will cut off any pills and bobbles in moments. When it's worked its magic, the bobbles will collect in an easy-to-open compartment in the handle which you can empty out into the bin.

    Price: £12.99.

    5. These toilet gels basically clean your toilet bowl for you with every flush, and they're incredibly easy to apply too.

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    I mean, it's hard to think of anything quicker to use than these gels – in fact, they get to work every time you flush the loo. There's a plunger inside the pack that sticks the gel cleaners to your toilet bowl quickly and hygienically, and once they're in there they'll release a zesty-fresh smell every time water runs over them. Plus, there are cleaning agents inside each disc that help to tackle everything from limescale to buildup and other mess.

    Price: £5.60 for six discs.

    6. This boar bristle brush will smoothen your hair and reduce frizz in a couple of minutes.

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    It acts as a kind of product-free conditioner that smooths your hair as you brush it, because the all-natural boar bristles distribute oils from the top of your head evenly throughout your hair. A great way to prevent that oily scalp/dry ends problem, this brush has gotten some incredibly high reviews!

    Price: £9.97.

    7. This garlic rocker is not only easier to clean than a regular garlic press, it makes mincing cloves faster too.

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    Made from rust-resistant and easy-to-clean stainless steel, this rocker is a great way to cover a bigger surface area of garlic faster than you would with a regular press. Just run it backwards and forwards over your cloves for a fine mince in no time!

    Price: £6.88.

    8. Clean your most precious stuff as quickly (and safely) as possible with this handy jewellery cleaning pen, which is strong enough to thoroughly clean gems and precious metals without damaging them.

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    The brush at the tip of this pen gets into all the nooks and crannies of your precious metals and stones gently but effectively! Just twist the back of this conveniently-shaped pen and it'll release a cleaning fluid that works on everything from gold to silver, platinum, diamonds, and all other precious stones.

    Price: £7.55.

    9. This makeup remover cloth gets rid of your cosmetics using only water, and it's completely reusable too.

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    Made from a machine-washable fabric, this cloth will get rid of your makeup in a couple of easy swipes. Just add water to this thing, run it over your face, and you're done!

    Price: £5.41.

    10. Want to get rid of that chip in your paint without bringing out a full DIY kit? This low-commitment repair paint could help.

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    Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, this repair paint fills chips and scratches in minutes and comes with a handy brush applicator. You'll just have to shake the tube before squeezing it and the paint will go onto the brush for easy and mess-free application.

    Price: £7.99.

    11. This highly-rated stick is filled with levomenthol, which it claims will reduce your headache pains in two minutes(!).

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    Just run this stick over your forehead for fast and effective relief – it won't leave a greasy finish on your skin, and unlike tablets and regular medication, you can apply this to your forehead as often as you like. With up to 100 applications per pack, you get a lot of bang for your buck!

    Price: £3.

    12. This tiny cutting tool works for everything from blister packs to duct tape, and it fits right onto your keyring too!

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    The ceramic blade is claimed to be stronger and sharper than stainless steel(!). A great way to ensure you'll always be able to open whatever you need to when you're on the go!

    Price: £6.60.

    13. Boost your Wi-Fi's reach at home with this extender, which has over 6,560 reviews with a four-star average rating!

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    Let's face it, everyone hates a loading screen, and slow internet can be incredibly frustrating. This highly-reviewed Wi-Fi extender can help to solve that problem though! Plug it into one of your regular sockets and it'll help your internet coverage to reach corners of your home that are usually out of reach. It's compatible with all kinds of routers, too!

    Price: £16.99.

    14. This Bourjois instant-dry oil will help any nail polish dry twice as quickly as it would otherwise.

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    Drop this formula over your drying nails via the pipette which is included in the pack! It's designed to distribute product really evenly over your nails, allowing the silicone accelerants in there to speed up your drying time, and it's compatible with all nail polishes.

    Price: £6.99.

    15. If you want to transform your hair without any real effort, these gorge clips are a great way to make your thrown-together weekday hairstyles look more deliberate.

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    The pack of twenty gives you enough to shake up your ~lewk~ in the most low-effort (but effective) way possible!

    Price: £6.99 for 20.

    16. Make sure your travel card is always close to hand with this handy stick-on wallet.

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    You can apply it really easily to the back of your phone, and once it's on there, it can hold up to five cards with no need to worry about them falling out thanks to the secure flap. The material of this wallet doesn't interfere with the connection between your cards and your card reader, either! It's available in 12 different colours, including red and a light blue.

    Price: £7.99.

    17. Get rid of the limescale from your kettle in ten minutes with this drop-in descaler bag.

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    Pop it into your kettle, boil it, wait for about ten minutes, and pour out the water – the limescale from your kettle should leave with it. Wave goodbye to the scum that can sometimes ruin your cuppa with one of these!

    Price: £2.18.

    18. This jacket potato cover helps you to cook the perfect midweek meal way faster than you would otherwise.

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    Once you've placed a potato into this machine-washable pocket, you can chuck it in the microwave for an easy and tasty dish in minutes! The pocket keeps the moisture from your spud locked in, so you'll end up steaming and heating your potato for that perfect soft/crispy combo that can be hard to achieve in the microwave.

    Price: £6.96.

    19. This feather pen applies multiple fine lines to your brows at once, giving the illusion of thicker, fuller (but not blocky) brows in no time.

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    The fine tips are thin enough to add realistic, hair-shaped strokes to your eyebrows, meaning you can fill them in faster with less risk of making them look blocky. It's made with a waterproof and smudge-resistant formula which means your brows will stay on all day after you've applied it! Yeah, I'll be taking four, thanks.

    Price: £5.99.

    20. Dry your hair faster with one of these microfibre hair turbans!

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    Made from a highly-absorbent and machine-washable material, you can just wrap this turban around your hair and secure it at the front with its handy fastener after you've showered. The material will draw a lot of excess moisture from your locks, helping your tresses dry faster.

    Price: £6.99.

    21. And last but not least, you can set your eye makeup securely with this lid lock cream from Barry M, which means you won't have to spend as much time touching up your makeup throughout the day.

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    It'll make sure you get the most out of your eyeshadow by ensuring the pigments stick firmly to your lids! It's not tested on animals, and the formula is crease-proof too.

    Price: £3.99.