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    28 Products That'll Honestly Just Make Your Life Easier

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    1. A pimple extractor kit (with seven stainless steel tools) so you can safely rid your skin of blackheads and whiteheads during your nightly pick, because using your fingers can be damaging and lead to scarring.


    Let's get real β€” you pick at your face probably everyday. You might as well make that process safer and cleaner for your skin! Each tool is textured with an anti-slip grip to ensure precise extraction. Plus, the tools are easy to clean. To keep them germ-free once finished, you can store them in the provided leather box.

    Promising review: "I don't know what or why, but I have an obsession with popping blemishes and clearing out clogged pores. This removal kit is the way to go for the most effective and hygienic way to remove pus. The tools allow you to get those deeply painful zits, blemishes, and blackheads that are caught in those awkward angles you can't get to with fingers. Each tool has its own unique purpose and use. These tools are quality made and easy to use and clean. Great buy and good price!" β€”Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. And if one pimple just won't quit, a hydrocolloid acne-absorbing patch to suck out all the pus and gunk overnight. It'll do the work while you sleep, so you can wake up to smaller, healed pimples instead of angry monsters.

    These patches are super effective and will make your morning routine of fussing over breakouts so much smoother. You can apply the patch directly to the pimple before you go to bed and remove it in the morning. What's gross is that you can really see the pus and gunk on the patch when you remove it, so maybe don't look too closely if you want to keep your breakfast down.

    Promising review: "These saved my skin. They take out all the gunk, leaving your pores looking refined with whiteheads gone. You wake up, pull them off, and there's everything there on the patch. I've never been so pleasantly surprised by a product. They actually are the answer to whiteheads and clogged pores. They bring out the stuff you see and don't see under the skin. They clear up the stubborn area I have so easily." β€”SamMan

    Get 36 patches from Amazon for $12.50+ (available in two styles and as larger packs).

    3. An anti-slip solution for anyone who's constantly nagged by sliding glasses during a busy workday. These silicone grips are soft and flexible for everyday wear. Plus, they'll actually do the job of keeping your glasses in place so you won't be distracted.


    Promising review: "My glasses were constantly slipping down my nose! No matter how tight my temple and hinges were adjusted, they would loosen and start to slip. In desperation I tried these! They work! I can now stand hours while teaching and do not need to push up my nose piece. I have had my glasses nearly slip off my nose during lab time, so these are a must for me. They do not put pressure behind your ears either." β€”carla

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    4. And a lens and screen cleaner, because having foggy eyeglasses or computer screens is the most frustrating thing when you're just trying to be productive. This one is 100% alcohol- and ammonia-free and will leave your lenses and screens spotless., Amazon

    The cloth is super soft to prevent any scratches. Say hello to streak-free living.

    Promising review: "I am very fussy about the cleaning fluid I allow to come in contact with my glasses and camera lenses. So after doing a lot of research and reading quite a few reviews of this product, I finally purchased it. This product works as it claims. It removes fingerprints, dust, dirt, and spatter. And has even proven itself to be safe for cleaning my camera filters. It does not streak or leave any residue. I would definitely recommend this product and vendor." β€”DE

    Get two cloths + two two-ounce bottles from Amazon for $7.99+ (also available in larger sizes and as a travel kit).

    5. A set of interlocking bins to keep that infamous junk drawer organized so you don't have to spend an hour searching for a pack of nails, Tide pen, or super glue. Creating some kind of order will pay off immensely in the long run.


    The junk drawer is probably the most opened drawer in your home, so why not make it less of a headache? There are eight total and they're completely modular, so you can arrange them in any way you want.

    Promising review: "These things are AWESOME!! I love the fact that you can lay them out however you want and still connect them. They are perfect for the so-called junk drawer β€” you can give all the odd stuff a home and have it organized. When my hubby asks for a pen, I tell him to open the junk drawer and they are on the far right in the long bin. He actually could find them easily without digging, it was great!" β€”Shelley R

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $12.19+ (available to purchase in packs).

    6. A key cover so those with multiple sets can easily identify which is which without having to fumble around. When it's dark outside, the last thing you want to be doing is playing trial-and-error with your keychain.


    These covers fit on most keys.

    Promising review: "I had bought a different key holder, but it turned out to be too big for my key, so I purchased this one. It arrived quickly, looks exactly like the picture, and is sturdy. Even more importantly, it fits my key perfectly! I would recommend putting it directly on a key ring because the chain it comes with isn't the strongest." β€”Faye Honig

    Get it from Amazon for $6.29+ (available in 21 animals).

    7. An eyeliner stamp, because spending time in front of the mirror trying to perfectly match your wings can be way too time-consuming. Those with shaky hands can finally get the sharp edge they're looking for., Amazon

    One side of the pen is the stamp while the other is a regular eyeliner pen. Plus you can feel confident through the day; the stamp is waterproof and smudge-proof.

    Promising review: "I'm a makeup junkie and extremely picky with products. I don't actually have any issues with winged liner, but I've been dealing with some shaking issues so thought this might make my routine easier. Not a lot of trial and error, it's very simple to use, and creates a lovely and slightly curved wing. Now about the formula, I'm impressed. I was thinking that I could always go over it with my regular eyeliner, but I found that unnecessary. The liner pen tip didn't drag or skip; it's a very bold and solid black that dries quickly and has amazing staying power." β€”SaintLee

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97+ (available in three sizes).

    And check out our spotlight on the eyeliner stamp here!

    8. A cuticle guard that'll protect the skin around your nails while you're painting. If you tend to miss your actual nail and get polish all over your finger, than this is for you. You can peel latex barrier off once your nails are dried.

    Promising review: "If you do nail art or want to perfect your nail polishing skills, this is the product for you. Easy to use, dries sparkly so you know it’s dry, easy peel-off in one piece, and a clean finish. I do a lot of nail art and stamping. Some of the stamping polishes are really hard to get off the cuticle but with this, they come off cleanly. Helps when I do my toes, too, if I get a little messy, the mess comes off with the latex. You can also switch the brush so you don’t waste the bottle when the brush gets clumpy." β€”Diannah S.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    9. A spot remover you can use on carpets, upholstery, and clothing β€” it'll instantly lift stains without the need for scrubbing or vacuuming. Plus it's non-irritating to skin.

    Spilled a glass of wine? No worries. You can finally eat messily with no fear of what'll be left behind.

    Promising review: "It’s a miracle in a bottle. My German Shepherd mix decided to pull a black fountain pen out of my purse and chew it to pieces on my beige carpet while I was sleeping β€” this cleaner lifted the stain and now it’s like the devastation my dog caused never happened! As soon as I saw it lifting the ink, I got back on Amazon and bought more bottles. I will never let myself run out of this. I’ve become that weird lady that goes arounds singing the praises of a cleaning product. No regrets." β€”L. Logan

    Get two from Amazon for $18.19+ (available as a pack of four and as a wood and tile cleaner).

    10. A medicine cabinet shelf, because you've got so many products that they're starting to spill onto your bathroom counter. This shelf will help you rearrange the cabinet entirely, creating more space than ever for pill bottles, hair products, and makeup. AKA, when you need a painkiller or some hand lotion, it won't take you centuries to find it.


    Promising review: "I bought two shelves for my medicine cabinet and you would be surprised at how much happiness these shelves bring me. My cabinet was so cluttered! Whenever I would remove anything, other items would tumble down on me. Now I can see everything and know where everything is. All is organized and nothing falls down. I strongly recommend these shelves." β€”Custmr Oklahoma

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (also available as a set of two).

    11. A detangling brush to get the knots smoothly out of your hair post ocean-dip. The sand + wind has turned your hair into a literal bird's nest and you're just trying to detangle without crying a literal river.


    It'll also work wonders on dry hair!

    Promising review: "Great for any type of hair! It's the best detangling brush I've ever owned. I'm an African-American woman and my hair can get tangled a bit after showering. It is amazing what this brush can do. It detangles my hair easily, without pain, and without taking out too much hair. I wish I had this brush growing up!" β€”KScott

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $11.95.

    12. A motion-activated toilet light so you don't stumble around the bathroom in the middle of the night when all you want to do is go and immediately get back into bed. If you spend too much time up, you're suddenly awake.


    Promising review: "I've had this device for a little while now and I absolutely love it! Light detector and motion detector work together to only turn the toilet light on when it senses darkness and movement. I love that there are 16 different colors you can choose from; and with each 16 colors you can raise or lower the brightness which kind of makes color choices even bigger if you consider the different color brightness a new color. You can either leave your toilet light cycling through all 16 colors while on, or you have the option of choosing one of the colors and keeping it on that color. I ended up getting two of these toilet lights for both of my bathrooms and my guests, as well as I, love it." β€”Sergio Rios

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

    13. A vegetable chopper that'll dice up potatoes and onions in seconds so you can keep all your fingers intact. It has two different sized blades, a four-cup container, and a cleaning brush.


    If you usually dread cooking, this gadget will make the process so much easier and faster. The less time spent in the kitchen, the better.

    Promising review: "I use it regularly to chop many different kinds of vegetables, including onions, celery, mushrooms, and carrots. Works well for apples, too. I find that it is a terrific time-saver. I was concerned that it might break. Mine so far has held up great. It seems like it is very well-made. I was also concerned it might be hard to wash. Not the case for me. It admittedly can be slightly challenging getting all the food pieces out of the chopper parts, but the nylon bristle brush that comes with it makes it a relatively easy job. I have used my chopper almost daily for several weeks now. I am actually finding that I’m more eager to cook since getting this thing." β€”Owen Knowles

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    14. A set of packing cubes, because they'll help you increase space in your suitcase like no other. The double-stitching makes them incredibly strong, so no, they won't split from being over-stuffed with your belongings., Amazon

    In one set you'll get four cubes of varying size to accommodate different items!

    Promising review: "I am officially sold on packing cubes!! These things are amazing! I can believe I've been packing without them my whole life. The mesh lining allows you to peek inside, and I was able to pack all my clothes, shoes, and toiletries for a 10-day trip to Europe (full contents listed below). I packed them as I normally would first, and then packed them in the packing cubes. There was SO much more room in my luggage after packing everything in the cubes! Items I fit in the cubes and bag include two jackets, one jean vest, four pants/capris, two pairs of shorts, one romper, four dresses, one maxi skirt, seven tank tops, four shirts, three camisoles, three pajama sets, 15 undies, six pairs of socks, and four pairs of shoes. But why are you still reading?? Go buy these cubes!" β€”Tiffany

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (for a pack of four, available in nine colors).

    15. An organizer that'll do the job you always seem to struggle with: keep your desk clean! With six compartments and two drawers, it'll decrease your workspace clutter so you can actually focus for once.


    Promising review: "Can't find a pen; need a letter opener? Looking for that coupon, grocery list, remote? This well-made organizer keeps all that small stuff in one place! With two drawers that slide easily, it's incredibly useful. I can see this being used for lots of messes and it comes with hardware for wall mounting, too." β€”G. Byrne

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95+ (available in two colors).

    16. A cosmetic bag with adjustable compartments to make sure you're never running late due to a lost mascara or eyeliner pencil. Everything you own will fit into this convenient bag, ensuring your morning routine always goes smoothly β€” no matter how many times you hit snooze.

    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 $14.99+ (available in two colors).

    17. A blind spot mirror that'll help you achieve that perfect parallel park each time. It'll become your trusted driving bestie, helping you out in situations that could otherwise end, well, poorly.


    Promising review: "I bought these for mine and my mom's car a while back ago and these little things are great. Since I got my license I've hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I'm currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind, and it's helpful when I parallel in the city." β€”Mariam Abass

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97+ (available in three shapes).

    18. Liquid ant baits to exterminate pesky ants that always seem to raid your home come summertime. You can place them anywhere around your home, plus they'll remain fresh until opened. Once it's filled, just trash and repeat if necessary!

    Promising review: "With the onset of really hot weather, the ants decided to try my kitchen as a refreshment counter. Having used several other products only to have the ants return, I was dreading the idea and expense of hiring professional pest control for occasional but virulent ant attacks. Then I saw this product on Amazon and decided to give it a try. If I hadn't used it myself, I wouldn't believe it. I put out the bait in the afternoon and the ants were dead and disappearing in less than 24 hours. Since the old trap had dead ants in it, it didn't look very appetizing in the kitchen so I replaced it with a new one. NO MORE ANTS!!! This product is wonderful and cost-effective. I have several more unused ant traps just waiting for the little buggers to strike again!" β€”Pamela K. Buck

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.40+ (also available as a three-pack).

    19. A beginner's guide on how to cook literally anything if you're someone who is truly inexperienced in the kitchen. It reviews how to dice vegetables, prepare meat, cook grains, and how to build a well-rounded meal.

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    There are tons of photos and demonstrations showing you the exact steps on how to prepare certain foods, so don't worry about getting lost.

    Promising review: "This cookbook is so much more than a list of recipes to follow. Mark Bittman teaches you how to cook instinctively, which was exactly what I was looking for for my college age son who is ready for his first apartment. He LOVED this gift. It has basic recipes, with all the tips that he’d get if I were standing next to him in the kitchen. The photos show how things should look when they are done and what to look for when buying ingredients. There are tips for substitutions if you don’t have an ingredient and ways to change up the basic recipe with different flavor profiles. It’s the next best thing to having Mom or Dad teach you to cook." β€”"bonnie1022"

    Get it from Amazon for $19.29+.

    20. And a 12-pack of air-tight containers that'll store your precious leftovers with no spills. If you've spent so much time and effort making food, you want it to last! The set includes five different sizes and each top has four locks for a v strong seal.


    They're refrigerator-, freezer-, and microwave-safe.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these containers. Really well-made and excellent quality. They are thick and cannot easily be cracked when dropped. The lids fit really nicely and completely seal shut, so that there are no leaks. Definitely the best containers I’ve ever owned." β€”Fivexmoore

    Get the set from Amazon for $29.99.

    21. A felt purse insert to finally bring some order to the black hole that is your bag. Deep-diving every single time only to pull out the wrong item is way too annoying. It has 13 pockets total with a zippered middle pocket that can be removed.

    Raise your hand if you've spent wayyyy too much time looking for your house keys or chap stick, only to have to dump out the entire contents of your bag in the process. Before you order, measure the inside of your bag to get the best fit!

    Promising review: "This thing is great! I have a large bag I use as a carry-on when I fly by plane. Unfortunately it has very few pockets and is just like a bottomless pit. This fit in perfectly. I was able to organize all my items quite well. They were easy to retrieve in flight and in the airport. I didn't use the zipper compartment at all, but did put that piece in to use it as a divider. It is well-made and sturdy. Be sure to measure your inner bag space first!" β€”Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (available in four sizes and 13 colors).

    22. A hanger stacker, because throwing them in the bottom of your closet is a recipe for disaster. You'll never be able to detangle them when you actually need one, like right after laundry day is complete and you actually make the effort to hang things back in your closet.

    Promising review: "Very nice! Cheaper than some other models and works to secure hangers quite well! I even added a padded coat hanger to see if it would hold in place and it does. This is sturdy enough to pick up and carry around without the hangers sliding about. Very happy with this purchase!" β€”Parv

    Get it from Amazon for $19.28.

    23. A set of bed bands so your fitted sheet stays in place through the entire night, saving you from constantly tugging them down each and every time you climb into bed. Plus, they're adjustable to fit any and all bed sizes or sheet types.

    Promising review: "I have a pillow-top queen bed that is a little too small for king sheets and too big for queen. I struggled to keep queen sheets completely on. I was about to try to customize some king sheets because it was so frustrating. Then I saw this product advertised. It works. I was shocked. My sheets have not popped off once. To say this is life changing is not an exaggeration. Such a relief to be able to sleep through the night without ending up in rumpled sheets." β€”TinkerbellAPixie

    Get four bands from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in two sizes and four colors).

    24. Adhesive underarm sweat pads, because we've all suffered from some intense perspiration stains. They're ultra-light, hypoallergenic, and non-scented. They'll keep you dry even in moments of panic so you don't have to worry about wet marks.


    Promising review: "I'm relatively new to using shirt guards and was very impressed by these. They worked very well – were easy to apply, stayed on all day, were absorbent, and also were easy to remove at the end of the day. Goodbye deodorant stains, goodbye sweat stains! Just remember to take them out before you put your clothes in the wash." β€”Lulu Walker

    Get 80 from Amazon for $15.99.

    25. Bra strap holders that'll finally put an end to the cycle of you pulling up straps that have fallen past your shoulder. The holder will keep the straps upright and tucked closer together, which can also keep them out-of-sight when you're wearing racerback tanks and dresses.


    Promising review: "Since I started using these clips, I haven't had to pull up my straps a single time! I used to have to pull them back up a dozen times a day. No more. Now I can put on my bra and then just forget that it is there. I don't notice any change in the fit of my bra. I wear a large cup size and the last thing I wanted was to add to that. However, with the straps fully extended on my bra, I find the fit to be essentially the same as before. The only difference is that the straps stay in place. If you've ever struggled to keep your straps up, you owe it to yourself to try this product." β€”K. Howe

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $5.97 (available in nine color combos).

    26. Button extenders for pants that have become a bit too tight in the waist, but are still wearable. Why get rid of them if you don't have to? These will provide a quick fix so you don't have to shop for new pairs.


    Promising review: "These work great and are just enough to help with those pants that fit everywhere but give you discomfort in the waist. It is much easier to put them on the button when the pants are not on your body." β€”Batmanda

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in three color options).

    27. Self-tying shoelaces that'll stay tight throughout your morning run. You won't need to retie them at any point thanks to the locking technology. They'll also great for those with limited mobility!


    Promising review: "I have these sneakers that I rarely wear, and when I do, I get so annoyed because the laces come off all the time. But I do love the sneakers. These lock laces are so great β€” whoever invented them should be getting a humanitarian award for helping people." β€”Inday G.

    Get two pairs from Amazon for $14.99 (available in seven color combos).

    28. A microwavable heating pad for sore muscles or stomach cramps. The heat can relax muscles and greatly reduce pain. As another option, you can place the pad in the freezer for cold therapy. The next time you get a sour stomach, you won't have to deal with the feeling for long!


    I live and die by heating pads. I use them for literally anything and find them extremely comforting. It only takes a few minutes in the microwave and boom β€” instant relief. I've also traveled with one, just in case I get a stomach ache while abroad.

    Promising review: "We've been amazed at the heat retention of this heating pad! It's been used post-op, for back pain, for comfortable and comforting. I also love that you can safely fall asleep with it without worrying about electricity." β€”Mama Likes!

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors).

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