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    1. A hair finishing cream to help tame those annoying little hairs that surround your face and fly around no matter how much you try to control them. The smoothing effect is immediate, so you'll accomplish that sleek bun in just a matter of seconds – no extra time added to your morning routine necessary!

    Made from natural plant extracts, the serum won't leave your hair greasy.

    Promising review: "No matter what I do or what expensive and high rated product I try, my flyaways are an annoying constant. This product has completely rid me of my daily top of head flyaway frizz! I wish I would have discovered this product years ago! It smooths my hair out and truly lasts all day. Be careful, as a tiny bit goes a long way!" β€”RHoffsommer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    2. A life-changing medicine cabinet organizer so you no longer have to worry about things tumbling out the moment you dare open the door. You also will no longer need to spend five minutes just searching for that dang Advil bottle., Amazon

    Now you'll finally be able to see everything – from medication to face washes to tweezers to Bandaids.

    Promising review: "This little thing is perfect for shallow and long spaces like your medicine cabinet. I keep tweezers, blush, cotton swabs, and all kinds of stuff in it! I like that it is clear so it's easy to spot items." β€”Z. Skinner

    Get it from Amazon for $7.79+ (available in three styles).

    3. An all-natural, vegan, non-toxic, and cruelty-free stain remover that'll rid you of any stain imaginable. Oh, and it's also safe to use on all types of clothing, rugs, and bedding. Spray, wash, and the stain will disappear without endless time spent scrubbing.

    It works on stains from grass, berries, blood, sweat, oil, tomato sauce, watermelon, red wine, mud, cosmetics, pet accidents, and more.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes, this stuff is great! I’m always paranoid to try new detergents or stain treaters because my husband and baby both have super sensitive skin, but this is very gentle and hasn’t caused any issues. And it’s a boss at removing stains. Plus it’s natural, so I feel better about using it. I’ve been raving about it to all my friends! It got strawberry stains out of my daughter's white onesie, too." β€”Sizzle

    Get a 25-ounce bottle from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in larger quantities and as a refillable pouch).

    And click here for our full review of the Puracy Natural Stain Remover.

    4. A makeup setting spray made with green tea extract to prevent fine lines and caking, even after hours of wear. It's fast-drying and non-sticky, so your skin won't be left feeling tight. Just spritz at the end of your makeup routine so you won't have to spend time reapplying your makeup later in the day., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the best setting spray I have tried. It feels like nothing on. It doesn't irritate my skin or leave a residue and it works very well. It's easy to dispense and it doesn't cause my mascara to run when I spray it on. The mist goes on evenly. It leaves a beautiful, natural finish. I an delighted and will certainly repurchase." β€”A. Black

    Get it from Amazon for $12.25+ (available as a pack of two).

    5. A spice shelf that'll hold up to 40 pounds, transforming your current collection so you can actually find what you're searching for. No more fumbling mid-recipe or wasting time looking for that one nail polish! They're also v quick to assemble: pop the legs into the slot and you've got yourself a shelf.

    The shelves are stackable and come with different sized legs for short or tall spice bottles.

    Promising review: "Product is perfect for what I need it to do. Fits just right, is more than sturdy enough, and has made my absolutely nightmarish spice cabinet look awesome. No more duplicate spices going bad in the back of the cabinet! It’s not at all difficult to assemble. Watch the assembly videos (they’re short) before you start opening the parts bags. Otherwise it’s easy to get intimidated by all of the extra pieces." β€”Congaree

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (for two shelves).

    6. A jewelry cleaning brush, because no one should deal with dull diamonds. It just takes a few seconds of scrubbing with the soft-tipped brush to make 'em shine like the first day you bought them. No more trips to the jeweler to pay for (and wait for) a full cleaning.

    Promising review: "Can't tell you the number of times I've been on my way to an event, meeting, party, etc., and realize my ring is cloudy from lotion β€” ack! I run to the bathroom to quickly clean it, it takes 30–60 seconds max, and my ring looks brand new again! I don't even take my ring off β€” just get it wet, twist the bottom to make the cleaner come out into the brush, scrub with the brush, and rinse with warm water. The cleaner foams up as you brush β€” it really feels like it's cleaning off the grime and oils. The brush is super soft and really gets into nooks and crannies, unlike the brushes that come in those jar cleaners that are always too bristly and thick for my dainty yellow gold jewelry." β€”honestreviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    7. A bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish so you can rid of scuffs, water marks, and anything else lingering on your tables within 20 minutes of application. It'll polish and add a protective layer to prevent the wood from once again drying out and fading (so you won't have to restore over and over again).

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs who had jumped up and scratched places, and we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemishes. Everything looks brand new. We're so glad we found this product." β€”Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48+ available in packs.

    Also, check out our spotlight on the wood polish!

    8. Shelf dividers, because we all know that stacking clothes too high can cause the pile to tip over. These dividers will keep sweaters, jeans, tops, linens, and towels standing upright so you'll be able to see exactly what you want to wear and get dressed 10x faster.

    The dividers can be slid onto shelves up to one inch thick.

    Promising review: "These dividers not only work really well (sturdy, stand up straight, not wobbly), but they are also much taller than most shelf dividers. I tend to have fairly large stacks of items on my upper shelves, so the higher the divider, the more stuff I can put up there!" β€”NorCal Family

    Get four from Amazon for $17.99+ (also available as a set of eight).

    9. An adjustable bakeware rack so you can stop clumsily storing everything below your oven in that drawer we all have but don't really understand. Situating things horizontally means you'll actually be able to see all your bakeware instead of diving underneath pans to pull out the single tin you need.

    Promising review: "We have one kitchen drawer and very awkward cabinets in our apartment so organizing was an ever-changing and maddening puzzle. Frustrated with the challenge, I went online and came across this product, which originally seemed expensive at $19.99. In my desperation, I decided to try it out anyway. I ended up loving it and bought three more at that price. I'm happy to recommend this product to others in the same situation especially with the price cut. It's very sturdy and takes only seconds to set up!" β€”Elizabeth Giordano

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+.

    10. An under-the-sink shelf for that black hole where things magically disappear and no one really knows how or why. It's perfect for cleaning supplies and can expand to fit larger, wider cabinets. Now you'll be able to grab a new roll of toilet paper without getting on your hands and knees to reach the very back of the cabinet.

    Promising review: "If you're like me, you have a cluttered mess under the kitchen sink (and probably bathroom, too). I could never easily find the thing I was looking for, especially if was something I don't use often. I had to pull out half the stuff to even see what was in there. It's a Badge of Adulting how much I love this rack. It makes use of all of that empty vertical space and now I can easily see and access the stuff I need. I put it together in less than five minutes and it's adjustable to fit pretty much any configuration. I'm getting one for every under-sink cabinet in the house." β€”Rebecca Lynn Black

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in two colors).

    11. Bottle cleaning tablets so you can finally reach the bottom of your water bottle or tea travel mug without having to furiously scrub or get your entire arm wet in the process of trying to reach all the nooks and crannies. Drop a tablet in warm water and let it sit for 15 minutes, wash out, and say hello to a clean container.

    They're biodegradable, chlorine-free, all-natural, and environmentally safe! They work on stainless steel bottles, plastic, glass, porcelain, and silicone. I tried them on my reusable water bottle and yes, they actually work!

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure if this was a gimmick or not. Turns out it works really well. I have four metal thermos-like containers that are used to keep tea warm every day. Over time, the tea stained the insides and was very difficult to remove. I added one of these tablets to the container, filled it with hot water, and let it sit for a few hours. When I came back to rinse it out, I was literally amazed at how clean it was. I think it looked cleaner than when it was new. I called my wife over to show her, and she was equally impressed. Awesome product!" β€”Robert A Moreno II

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in a pack of three).

    12. And! Dishwasher cleaner tablets, because just putting things in the dishwasher for a quick spin may not be enough. *gasps*. Gross smells and lime can build up in your dishwasher, so these tablets will clean your machine for future spotless washes. No more wasting time on a second wash because things didn't come out sparkling clean.

    Promising review: "I started getting white streaks all over my dishes. That never happened before. Thought it was my detergent and changed it, but no difference. I kept getting clean dishes with this weird white film on them. I'd wash them by hand, then put them back in the dishwasher, and white film again! Then I did an internet search to figure out what was going on. I found these tablets and gave them a try! And now my dishes are back to being spotless!" β€”Carey Holzman

    Get six tablets from Amazon for $3.89.

    13. Touch-up razors so you can safely remove unwanted peach fuzz + stray eyebrow and chin hairs. The blades are designed with built-in guards so they won't cut your skin, plus you'll receive an extra attachment for super precise eyebrow shaping. No more sitting in front of the mirror with tweezers trying to catch that last hair.

    Promising review: "I bought these blades to try at home derma-planing. I was nervous at first, but it’s almost impossible to cut yourself with these and it took the peach fuzz right off my face. In fact, as I was staring at my face in a magnifying mirror and removing the fuzz, I noticed my nose hair was a little out of control. I even used one of these in my nose (that’s right) and it worked great! I will be keeping a few of these on-hand at all times." β€”TKB

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in larger packs).

    14. A set of drawer organizers to finally get your undergarments and socks into heavenly order. The set of four is mold-proof and can fit bras of all sizes (plus scarves and light tanks). Now all your socks will finally be matched so you can grab-and-go in the morning.

    One set includes four bins: one 6-cell, one 8-cell, one 7-cell, and one 24-cell.

    Promising review: "I love this four piece set. The bra slots are wonderful and fit my D-sized bras. The one with 24 slots is perfect for panties or socks. The one with eight slots fits leggings. This helps you get organized and find what you're looking for. I highly recommended this set to one and all." β€”CN1021

    Get it from Amazon for $12.87 (available in seven colors).

    15. A Fur-Zoff pet hair remover for carpet, couches, clothing, and bedding. Just imagine a household and car that's not covered in pet hair. It'll sweep up hair instantly, so you can run it over the couch before guests come over. No more endless hours spent vacuuming.

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing. With multiple cats and two dogs who have no boundaries in the house (couches, chairs and beds are free game), and more than a few with black fur, our furniture and carpets were constantly covered. This thing works wonders! Easy to use, does the job right, and cheap. What a bang for your buck. The fur comes right off, it's a miracle. I recently used it in our bedroom since we have light blue carpet. The vacuum wasn't sucking up the fur and the carpet looked dingy and dirty. I got down and went to town on the carpet with this thing and the difference is like night and day. Seriously, if you have pets, this is a must." β€”dameow687

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (also available in packs).

    16. A pack of MagicFiber microfiber cleaning cloths for glasses and electronic devices, because let's be real – living without smudges is nearly impossible. A couple swipes and you'll have clean glasses for the day – AKA goodbye endless wiping or time spent squinting because you can't properly see.

    I keep a cloth in my bag, one at work, and one in my apartment! I hate having dust and dirt build up on screens, so they're super useful to have on-hand.

    Promising review: "I usually dislike microfiber cloths; I know they are supposedly great for cleaning your glasses and screens, but every single microfiber cloth I've ever used has left unbearable streak marks on every surface When I opened these cloths, I immediately used one to clean my glasses that I hadn't been able to clean properly all day. I used one of these cloths, and nothing else, and my glasses came out streak free and beautiful! Love these. I was hesitant to spend so much on cloths I was pretty sure I wouldn't like, but these blew me away! Most definitely will buy again." β€”Stephanie Hollander

    Get two from Amazon for $5.49+ (available in larger packs).

    17. An incredibly effective, fume-free oven cleaner that'll cut through baked-on spills and grease within five minutes of spraying so you don't shock guests the next time you open the oven during a dinner party. Clean once and you're good to go!

    Promising review: "Simply UNBELIEVABLE. Fume-free and no gloves needed, but dissolves ANYTHING cooked on! I had not cleaned my oven EVER. I simply sprayed it on, shut the door overnight, and wiped it off with paper towels. Now I don't have to dread cleaning the oven ever again! I can use this for everyday spot cleaning. I also used this on a broiler pan that would not scrub clean, even with steel wool. My Crock-Pot recipe leaked over the bowl and burned on inside heating chamber; I just sprayed, covered, wiped in morning. I plan on using this to clean the grill in the spring and I'm sure it will be a breeze.” β€”Andrew J.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in packs).

    18. A drain clog remover so you don't have to waste time and big bucks on a plumber. It'll snake its way through your drain on the first time, grabbing hair and grime with its textured edges along the way. Once you pull up what's been blocking, your pipes will be back to normal., Amazon

    Promising review: "You will not regret buying these. They work SO well. I had constant draining issues in my shower and so I figured I would search 'hair drain' on Amazon. Lo and behold, there I was searching for tools to clean out my drain. I did not expect these drain snakes to work so well! They are made out of sturdy plastic and I was able to use it both on my shower AND my sink drains before being too grossed out and needing to throw it away." β€”Nhi

    Get three from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A mold and mildew remover, because with so much moisture created in your bathroom from showering, you know you've got some nasty stuff growing in those hard-to-reach corners and crevices. After a few hours of letting the solution sit (you'll be free to go about your business), just wipe away the excess and you'll be set.

    The gel will cling to spots you apply it to, so it won't run down walls. It'll also help prevent mold and mildew from returning.

    Promising review: "Wow! I would give this 10 stars if I could. We've had issues for a few years with the caulking behind the handle of our kitchen faucet turning black from mildew. We've scrubbed with what seems like a million different products, with no luck. We were actually just talking about ripping out the caulking and doing a total replacement. But, my husband saw this online the other day and decided to order it. Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1000% worth the (small) investment." β€”Nicole D.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    20. Debrox earwax removal drops so you can safely flush out earwax within minutes and actually hear again. No more asking people to repeat themselves! The active ingredient of carbamide peroxide will loosen up whatever is clogging your ear, so you'll just need to rinse with water.


    Promising review: "Many years ago, I had a pretty severe wax impaction issue. Went to the doctor and got my ear flushed. They recommended this to continue to deal with excess wax. So satisfying to see the wax flush out after using this. These days, my eczema and dry skin has resurfaced in my ears. So, now I use it to deal with the dry, flaky skin in my ears. Put some drops in, let it fizz and bubble, and flush them out. The flakes come out easily – much better than the maddening itchy ears." β€”Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $5.60+ (available in packs).

    21. A handheld steamer to remove wrinkles within minutes so you never again show up to work looking like a mess. It's gentle on fabric, won't spit water all over the place, and heats up within 25 seconds. Trust me, you'll be so thankful for this thing when you're running late.

    Promising review: "I have never successfully ironed anything in my life! I have only attempted to iron something once so I constantly live in wrinkled clothes....or I did. Now with this amazing steamer I don't have to worry about that anymore, and it's so quick and easy to use! Fill with water, warm, and point at clothes that need some work done. It's so quick too that I am able to use it quick before leaving for work. Plug it in, and it instantly begins to heat the water. And then it takes only moments to steam out the wrinkles. It also comes with a travel bag! So glad I bought this!! Now I will look way more put together!" β€”Sarah Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $20.97.

    Also, check out our review on the handheld steamer here.

    22. A portable fabric defuzzer that'll breath life into your wardrobe so you don't have to waste time and money on new items. You've got some staple pieces, which means you want those pieces to last! There's no better way to refresh a sweater than with some super satisfying defuzzing.

    Promising review: "So I didn't think it through when I threw some dark shirts and sweaters in the wash with a couple of light towels. They came out with all those fuzzies. I ordered one of these based on the price and average customer review, and I can see why this was rated so high. Takes two AA batteries and is very comfortable to hold. Since it's so portable, I just sat on the couch and shaved two shirts and a pair of cottony exercise pants while watching TV. I probably would have never worn these items (at least not outside the house!) again if it wasn't for this great little gadget." β€”Paula Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.79+ (available in five colors).

    And click here for our full review of the fabric defuzzer.

    23. Bissell Stomp N' Go stain lifting pads so you can treat your pet's next indoor accident immediately (and effectively). It's great for wine, blood, and coffee, plus it doesn't require you using your hands! All you've gotta do is lay the pad down, stomp with your foot a few times, and remove.

    The cleaning formula is released when you stomp, so there's no added spray involved! Everything you need is on the pad already.

    Promising review: "I never ever write reviews for anything, but I just had to write one for these. We have two dogs and one of them will get sick or have an accident in the house a few times a month. I've used all kinds of carpet cleaner as well as the SpotBot, but they never seemed to really get the stains out. I bought these on a whim because I was desperate to find something that might work and guess what? THEY WORKED! No joke, every stain I have put these on has come out of the carpet. I have told everyone I know about these and have heard great things from them as well. If you are on the fence, just give them a try!" β€”Angela Mimm

    Get 20 pads from Amazon for $24.99+.

    24. And a cosmetic bag with adjustable compartments to make sure the rest of your makeup collection is well-organized. You want to be able hit snooze a few extra times, not spend twenty minutes looking for a stray eyeliner pencil.

    Promising review: "I love this makeup case. I use it as my daily makeup bag. Everything stays in its place after zipping it up, flipping it on its side, and putting it under the sink. Great for travel. I love having everything in its place and organized! It's made very well, too. And you can customize to the size of your products which is really nice feature." β€”Amber Keys

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in nine colors).

    25. Magnetic twist ties so versatile, you'll use them all over the house. They can wrangle wire, close snack bags, hang keys, and collect pens. To prevent that panicked key-search in the morning that always makes you late, stick them to your kitchen light switch!


    Promising review: "I was intrigued by these so I bought them thinking I could find SOME use for them and discovered I can use them for quite a few things. They bind and hold quite well. They DO have a tendency to attach to each other, but that just means they stay together nicely. I especially like them to bind cords when I travel β€” they are easier than velcro strips and don't break like rubber bands." β€”K. Becker

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $19.98.

    26. A Dash Rapid Egg Cooker, because it'll whip up delicious (and nutritious) eggs for you every πŸ‘πŸ» single πŸ‘πŸ» time. It'll serve up hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs in just minutes so you can jump in the shower or just have more free-time after you wake up.


    And don't worry if you're in the shower when your meal is done – the cooker has an auto-off to prevent overcooking and a buzzer to alert you. The removable trays are also dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I love hard-boiled eggs for protein, especially when I’m on the go as a student/worker, but it’s hard to wait for the water to boil then put In the eggs and get ready all at the same time. This cooker is amazing!! Saves me time, it’s quick and I don’t have to watch it while it cooks β€” I can go get ready and then I hear a loud buzzer notifying me when the eggs are done! (The buzzer is really loud; sounds like a basketball game buzzer.) I was surprised how fast the eggs cooked." β€”OnAJourney

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in five colors).

    And check out our spotlight on the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker here.

    27. A silicone popper so you can get fluffy, perfectly-popped popcorn without having to stand over a stove. It'll collapse down for easy storage and is made from durable silicone.


    All you've got to do is add kernels to the designated fill line, cover it, and pop it in the microwave. You can also add your own toppings like oil, salt, and butter!

    Promising review: "My family enjoys having popcorn for an evening snack. It is much healthier than our usual choice of chips and ice cream. We usually buy the bags you put in the microwave, but with this I can control the ingredients and make it even healthier. It is made from silicone and collapses, so it does not take up much room to store. I fill it up to the line, put the lid on, and put it in the microwave for four minutes. My first time, I listened to the pops and stopped when it was getting few and far in between. It only took three minutes in my microwave. There was so much popcorn in it, the lid was popped up and it was almost overflowing. I was so amazed at how well it worked! I got a super-healthy snack in just minutes! I am so grateful to have found it!!" β€”Tammy Dolby

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97+ (available in eight colors).

    And check out my spotlight on the Colonel Popper, too!

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