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    27 Products You'll Probably Only Appreciate If You're Old Enough To Find Bin Day Exciting

    Because let's be real, who else is excited by oven liners?

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    1. This blanket hoodie is a must-buy for anyone who's too old to settle for anything other than *extreme* comfort.

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    And yes, of course it's machine-washable.

    Price: £21.99 — it's one size fits all and comes in five colours.

    2. You know the glass panel of your shower that accumulates soap stains about 0.007 seconds after you clean it? Yeah, this shower shield solution will keep it gleaming between scrubs (and it works on your taps too!).

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    It works on ceramic, glass, and metal! Apply the solution to the desired area twice and wait for it to dry before buffing the surface with a dry cloth — it'll repel dirt and water for up to three months.

    Price: £8.29.

    3. Not only will this genius mat protect your crisper drawer from dirt and leaks, it'll help to keep your fruit and veg fresher for longer too. I mean, come on.

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    You can cut this liner to fit your crisper drawer exactly! Its washable material allows air to circulate around your fresh produce, ensuring it doesn't go off any sooner than it should. People say it's eliminated rotting veg odours, kept their fridge clean, and reduced their food waste (ugh, the dream).

    Price: £2.29.

    4. Love your flat mop but hate buying endless disposable pads? You can keep your floors AND your conscience clean thanks to these washable microfibre covers.


    Simply chuck these bad boys in the washing machine whenever they get a little grubby! You can use them wet or dry, and customers say they're compatible with a wide range of flat mops.

    Price: £6.99 for three.

    5. If your TikTok 'For You' page is filled with cleaning videos instead of viral dance routines, you've probably had your eye on some Elbow Grease spray for a while.

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    This stuff is powerful enough to remove oil from plastics and metals without any scrubbing on your behalf. Spray the formula onto the affected surface, let it sit for a couple of minutes, wipe it away, and you're done!

    Price: £4.20 for two sprays.

    6. Good moisturisers are incredibly important, but you've likely realised by now that you don't need to splash out on big-name brands to get the best results. Reviewers swear by this CeraVe one!

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    It's packed full of ceramides which help to rebuild your skin's natural barrier. Just a little bit of this product goes a really long way, so the giant tub should last you for months!

    Price: £15.99 for 454g,

    7. Do you have time to sort through your recycling? Because if the answer is no (and it's probably no), these specially-designed bags could help.

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    They're made from a durable plastic that won't leak or lose its shape easily. Customers love the spacious capacity and durability of these!

    Price: £6.50 for three.

    8. Adult life is basically just a never-ending list of minor kitchen tasks, so it's a good thing that this Teflon oven liner exists. It'll protect the base of your cooker from spills, stains, and crumbs!

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    It can withstand temperatures of up to 260°C, and it's dishwasher-safe too!

    Price: £3.00.

    9. And if you've become a kitchen pro over the last few years, this Bar Keepers Friend cleaning powder is about to become your new favourite thing. It'll totally transform your grossest baking tins, pots, and pans!

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    Not only is it super effective, this powder is incredibly easy to use too – just place it onto any affected surfaces, from ceramics to metals and glass, and scrub until the stains have gone. It's ideal for tackling your hob, oven, baking tins, and so much more!

    Price: £2.50.

    10. You'll appreciate these reusable freezer-safe bags now that you have to tell yourself "there's food at home".

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    Whether you like to meal prep or always end up with lots of leftovers, you're probably sick of the waste and expense of using endless disposable bags. These ones are made with a durable and freezer-safe material! Customers say the zipper seal provides an airtight environment for their food.

    Price: £8.88 for ten.

    11. This adjustable laptop stand is as exciting to my adult self as Transformers were to my child self. It's a great way to upgrade your WFH setup!

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    You can transform a regular table into a standing desk with this riser, and it's perfect for your sofa or bed too. It folds up into a compact shape when it's not in use!

    Price: £34.99.

    12. I'm sorry, but I refuse to accept scaly cups of tea now that I'm old enough to pay water charges. This descaling ball will keep your kettle limescale-free between deep cleans – simply drop it in and continue using your appliance as usual!

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    Mineral deposits will collect in between its mesh wires rather than building up in your kettle. You'll be able to remove and rinse it quickly and easily whenever you need to!

    Price: £1.65.

    13. The sight of a highly-organised wardrobe becomes very attractive once you reach adulthood. These drop-down hangers are a seriously smart way to tackle The Dreaded Pile of clothes!

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    Store up to five items of clothing using the space of just one hanger with these! They'll let you see all of your clothes at a glance, so you might just be less likely to buy clothes you don't need.

    Price: £9.99 for ten.

    14. Sometimes it feels like adulthood is just readjusting your sagging sofa cushions, sitting on them, and then having to lift them up again in an endless loop of mild inconvenience. Don't worry, though – this highly-rated sofa saver is here to break the cycle!

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    The boards inside this protector will provide a solid surface for your cushions to rest on, which means they won't be able to sink into the unsupportive sofa base. Reviewers say it's totally transformed their most expensive piece of furniture!

    Price: £13.99 for a two-seater.

    15. Imagine the satisfaction of opening an organised sock drawer that's filled with these honeycomb inserts.

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    They click together for easy installation, so you can add as many as you'd like to fit the space that you've got.

    Price: £8.95.

    16. I mean, just look at this cutlery organiser. The functionality. The grace. The storage-saving design. The tilted drawers. Incredible work.

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    It takes up about a third of the space of regular cutlery drawers and has tilted compartments that make your knives and forks incredibly easy to reach.

    Price: £15.00.

    17. Watering your plants regularly is a real marker of adulthood, but finding a pair of globes that water them for you is next-level mature.

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    When moisture leaves your plant's soil, it releases oxygen which then enters these watering globes, pushing out the exact amount of water proportional to the moisture lost. Genius, right?

    Price: £6.58 for eight.

    18. Something about these low-effort drain sticks just sets the grown-up part of my brain whirring.

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    These enzyme-filled sticks dissolve slowly in your drain, helping to remove the food and grease that can block your pipes as they do so.

    Price: £5.00 for 12.

    19. One of the first hard lessons of adulthood is realising how expensive detergent can be. This eco-friendly laundry egg solves that problem!

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    It'll last you up to 210 washes (fellow adults, let's all just take a moment to appreciate that). I've used this myself and have found that the beads inside this really do clean your clothes just as well as ordinary detergent does!

    Price: £12.99.

    20. You'll be able to look your dentist in the eye and say "Yes, I do floss daily" when you use this handy water pick that cleans the hardest-to-reach gaps between your teeth.

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    It comes with three settings, is USB-chargeable, and will last you for up to a fortnight from one four-hour charge! What's not to love?

    Price: £27.99.

    21. This inexpensive dehumidifier works without batteries or electricity!

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    It contains a filter which absorbs the excess moisture from your air, pooling it all into a tray at the base of the unit that you can remove and empty when it gets full.

    Price: £9.38.

    22. On paper, descaler spray doesn't sound all that exciting. But when you're old enough to have to take care of your own shower? Yup, it begins to seem pretty magical.

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    Spray some of its enzyme-packed formula onto any affected surfaces and a thick foam will come out, which then works its limescale-destroying magic for five minutes at most.

    Price: £4.86.

    23. If your bins always end up being put back in the wrong place, these personalised bin stickers will be worth their weight in unwritten passive-aggressive notes.

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    You can get your street name and house number printed onto these highly-rated weatherproof stickers!

    Price: £1.99 for four.

    24. I never saw myself getting excited over a toilet rim block, but here we are. Here we all are.

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    It'll release a gentle citrus scent and some powerful cleaning agents every time you flush! Each rim block will last you for up to 240 uses, so it's a great way to keep your loo fresh between scrubs.

    Price: £1.50.

    25. These genius liners are here to make cleaning out your freezer really easy (because if you've done it once, you'll never want to do it again).

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    Rather than waiting for your drawers to defrost for hours before hacking away at the shelves, you'll be able to just whip the compartments out and rinse the sheets. They're washable and reusable!

    Price: £3.40 for two.

    26. Feel like you spend about 90% of your free time prepping veg for dinner? This stainless steel garlic rocker is faster to use and easier to clean than a regular press.

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    It'll actually chop your garlic rather than just crushing it into a pulpy mess. Rock it backwards and forwards over your cloves and voila, your garlic will be finely minced in no time!

    Price: £13.99.

    27. If you're enough of an adult to know what hard water is, you're probably going to be excited by this ionic shower head that makes your water softer.

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    It contains ionised beads that remove limescale and other minerals from your water, so it's perfect if you're in a hard water area! It can help to improve your water pressure and make your water 'softer', so soaps and shampoos will last longer because they'll lather more quickly.

    Price: £15.99.

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