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    32 Things That Must Have Been Designed By Geniuses

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    1. A swivel organizer that'll clamp onto your desk and rotate 180-degrees to stay out of sight when not in use, reducing clutter and freeing up more space.


    It can fit so many things and keep your phone out of sight when you really need to be productive.

    Get it from Walmart for $39.99.

    2. Watering trackers so you and your roommate can successfully keep your plants alive and thriving without under- or over-watering them. Huzzah!

    Uncommon Goods

    Each marker is designed to look like a water tower, too! All you have to do is use the little pegs provided to mark the day you watered last. Once you water again, move the peg to the correct day.

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $25 (for three markers and six pegs).

    3. A pack of Mighty Patch hydrocolloid acne-absorbing patches to suck out all the pus and gunk from stubborn pimples. Forget those days you spent stressing over the event of your most recent breakout., Amazon

    These patches are super effective and will lessen the appearance of breakouts overnight. 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 take it off, so maybe don't look too closely. They also work on cystic acne!

    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." —SamMan

    Get 36 patches from Amazon for $12.51+ (available in two styles and as larger packs).

    4. A bra travel bag so you don't have to worry about your favorite bra getting smushed in your overly-cramped suitcase. With three compartments, you can keep your underwear, socks, and bras all in one convenient place.

    Promising review: "I travel frequently and wish I had gotten this sooner. I wear a 36C and was able to fit FIVE in here!!! In addition to that, I was able to fit two tank tops, two stretchy bras, four pairs of socks, and underwear. I was away for a week and had everything I needed, no wasted space, no extra bulk. After so many years of constant travel, an item needs to be worth it for me to pack it. This really is worth it. My bras didn't get misshaped, I had all my underwear in one spot, it's easy to spot, and there was a strap that made it easy to grab when I was getting dressed each morning." —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    5. Slow cooker liners that'll reduce your cleanup time so you spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying your meal.


    These liners are thick to avoid leaking fluids. Before you add your ingredients, just line the stoneware pot with one of these. They fit a wide range of slow cookers and truly will make cleanup a breeze.

    Promising review: "Where have these been all my life?! When the slow cooker came along it was supposed to make our lives easier. Just throw everything in it in the morning, let it cook all day, and dinner was ready when you got home. But then you had to soak it until the next day and scrub for what seemed to be an eternity. These liners make it so easy! You take it out after you're done cooking, rinse the crock pot out, dry it, and put it away. Cleaning now takes only three minutes." —Michele

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    6. A slow feed bowl for pets who legitimately inhale their food the second it's placed in front of them. This bowl is designed to make mealtime up to 10x slower, helping with digestion and bloat.,

    The non-slip base holds the bowl in place while your pet forages for food.

    Promising review: "This bowl worked so well for our one dog, that we ended up getting two more for the other two dogs. It has worked wonderfully for all three, who have different snouts/jaws – including a short, thick Pitbull's mouth. They all figure out a way to get every single piece of kibble out and all three seem to really enjoy the time spent. The built-in, non-skid phalanges make the bowl extremely stable, whether on wood or tile floor. They lie flat and are part of the molded base. Even the clumsy and overly-vigorous eaters can't knock the bowl around." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    7. Double-sided shower curtain hooks to make hanging and replacing liners oh-so simple. You'll also never have to worry about rust with these hooks.


    Promising review: "After going through multiple sets of metal double shower hooks, I found these. I bought a plastic tension rod and these rings and I am happy to say we are now completely rust free. It may not be fancy and contemporary, but it sure beats rust. I've had these for a few months, and they're sliding back and forth without any breakage. They are in our master bath, so only my husband and I use that shower. The double hook makes it easy to remove the liner to wash it or replace it without taking the whole thing down. I am happy and if they should happen to get broken, I would definitely buy again." —Erika H.

    Get 12 hooks from Amazon for $6.64.

    8. A toothpaste squeezer suitable for all tube sizes that'll help you get every ounce out before throwing it away. It'll also moonlight as a stand!

    Promising review: "These are awesome! We keep our toothpaste in the medicine cabinet above a toilet. The toothpaste we prefer has a tiny little cap, so if we try to stand the toothpaste tubes upright on the cap, they inevitably end up tipping over. These little stands allow us to get the last amounts of toothpaste out while also providing a stable base to stand the toothpaste tubes up on. Genius! The base has a non-slip rubber backing, so no worries about it sliding around the shelf." —Molly H

    Get two from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. Suction stones to replace traditional ice cubes that can dilute your drink and mash up against your teeth. These will stay firmly in place while you sip.


    Just keep them in the freezer!

    Get two from Williams-Sonoma for $19.95 (get free shipping with code FREESHIP).

    10. A chalk tool so your child can get their Picasso on without scuffing their knees or dirtying their clothes and hands.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "My five-year-old granddaughter thoroughly enjoys playing with this toy! She loves drawing with chalk on the sidewalk and really likes the different perspective of drawing from a distance. The 'stick' comes in sections and can be used as one unit or in different lengths. She does, however, need help inserting the chalk. Once that's done, she's good to go! This item is good for any age aspiring sidewalk chalk artist." —Mimi

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $15.

    11. A rechargeable hand warmer and power bank to keep your hands warm and your phone juiced. With three heat modes (low, medium, and high), you'll never have to deal with cold digits again. P.S. it can provide heat up to eight hours!


    The device is completely controlled by the single button: press once to switch between heat modes, double-click to see how much battery is left, and hold the button down for a few seconds to turn on and off. The indicator light will also tell you what's being used (red for heat and pink for battery). It'll also charge any device via a USB cord.

    Promising review: "This hand warmer is a lifeline! The weather is particularly cold now, and this hand warmer is very convenient. Both sides are very hot and long-lasting, so don't worry about getting cold. The shape is very simple, and fits in the palm of your hand. It has different modes to choose from, and it heats quickly. Also, it has a large capacity. It can charge a phone two to three times." —Leo

    Get it from Amazon for $16.73+ (available in two colors).

    12. A no-chafe bra support band that'll help prevent bounce and pain during high-impact workouts. It can turn any sports bra into one suitable for running, gym workouts, and sports.


    Each band is adjustable to give you a comfortable, snug fit. And with four different sizes, the band works for a very wide range of cup sizes.

    Promising review: "I was looking for a solution to a painful bounce problem while running. I was struggling trying to find good sports bras for large busts that would keep everything in pain-free place. Not to mention I was not looking forward to buying multiple new sports bras because of their price. Luckily I found this option! It had great reviews so I decided to give it a try. I am very pleased with the results. It is very effective. I have not had any pain while running since I started using this band. I'm so happy I can use this with my current sports bras and not spend so much getting new ones that might not work!" —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S—XL and two colors).

    13. And for even more comfort, anti-chafe bands designed to deal with pain and irritation between your thighs while you're on-the-move.


    Promising review: "Ladies, we can finally toss the deodorant. These things work! I was hella skeptical, because my thighs are crazy resistant to any sort of chafe defense. My thighs just love rubbing up against each other too much. But that crap has got to stop! I wore these while walking at least five hours at a music festival and they stayed put without me ever needing to adjust them! I couldn't believe it! My delicate inner thigh skin was preserved, not a chafe in sight, and they're so romantic looking that I didn't even care if someone caught a peek at that beautiful lace. Way sexier than my usual biker shorts. Love that I can wear dresses all day now without worrying about my thighs overheating." —OceanHips

    Get them from Amazon for $11.95+ (available in six sizes and 14 styles).

    Also, check out our highlight of the anti-chafe bands here!

    14. Cable concealers so you can organize and hide all those messy cables that run alongside your walls. The strips are adhesive so installation takes mere minutes.


    The covers are totally customizable to your space! You can cut them if they're too long or pair them together if you need.

    Promising review: "The final results are exactly what I more tangled cord maze. Everything now looks clean and tidy. As other reviewers mention, make sure you have your rails placed where you want them before adhering with the included adhesive strips." —Phil

    Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    15. Nail and cuticle oil made from jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E that'll target weak nails to restore strength and soften cuticles. If your nails are constantly breaking or peeling, this is for you!

    Promising review: "I had peeling, weak nails for years. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month while I was religiously applying it two-three times a day in February. I was really seeing great improvements, so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" —Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    16. Magnetic cabinet locks to help child-proof your home so you don't have to worry about incidents with cutlery or cleaning supplies inside. They're also invisible from the outside, so they won't ruin the look of your cabinets.


    You unlock by magnet! A quick tip — leave the magnetic key on your fridge door for easy access. For installation steps, you can view the installation video or follow the provided instructions. They also come in handy for nosy pets.

    Promising review: "i Love these child locks. They are easy to install and durable. We have the magnetic keys attached to our fridge, in our bathroom, and our oven hood so they are always in easy reach. I love that they leave no trace on the outside of our cabinets and that when our son gets old enough we can just disengage the locks and don't have to remove them." —care

    Get four from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. A compact, portable top-load washer with a stainless steel tub and six fully automatic wash cycles perfect for those with smaller homes and lighter loads.

    The Home Depot

    The six cycles include normal, cotton, jeans (heavy), quick cycle and anti-wrinkle. Plus, you can chose from three different water level options to reduce waste. The two water inlets for hot and cold water (hoses included) will control flow and can be attached to any standard faucet.

    Promising review: "I've had this washer for about a month now, and it has exceeded my expectations. It's easy to use and cleans a medium-sized load very well. The washtub spins to the left then to the right, so I arrange my laundry evenly around the perimeter of the tub. It doesn't take much time and I haven't had any problems with balance." —happycustomer

    Get it from The Home Depot for $329.99.

    18. Light-up toothbrushes so kids learn how to properly brush their teeth, because a 30-second brush doesn't really cut it. Sorry, kids.


    With suction cup bottoms, these toothbrushes will stand upright to avoid germs. The timer runs for 60 seconds in total, allowing kids to focus on their top teeth for a full minute before heading to their bottom. And batteries are included!

    Promising review: "Perfect for my toddler. He loves the colors and the lights. He brushes his teeth on his own without being asked. Also great price point!" —StephanieG

    Get them from Target for $2.29. Or get a two-minute timer toothbrush for adults from Amazon for $23.95.

    19. A lightweight, windproof umbrella with reflective trim and a built-in flashlight, because walking outside at night shouldn't be a scary experience! The reflective trim means that oncoming cars will be able to spot you easily.


    This is great to use while walking home from the subway or taking your pooch on a nighttime stroll. It opens with just a click of a button, and can be collapsed down and thrown into a bag easily.

    Promising review: "It almost seems silly to get excited over an umbrella. but I have to say this umbrella just became one of my favorite possessions. The light portion of the handle is dual-position. You can set it straight in line with the rest of the umbrella, which is very handy when the umbrella is closed. This allows me to activate the light and position it as I walk down a dark alley or stairway with the umbrella stowed under my arm. The second position will place the light at such an angle so you can aim the light ahead of you while it's opened and in-use. It's ingenious to be honest and incredibly handy. The umbrella itself is sturdy yet lightweight, and you can slide your wet umbrella into the provided bag, and withdraw a dry umbrella when it's time to go back out into the rain." —Ken Hasty

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    20. An automatic pan stirrer that'll do the work for you so you can save arm day for the gym. All you've got to do is set the timer.

    Uncommon Goods

    This stirrer will rotate in both directions, light up to indicate time left, and pulse when the timer is finished.

    Promising review: "It has a timer, the blades can go in the dishwasher for easy cleanup, and it is sturdy. And yes indeed, it works just as advertised. I am thinking ahead for Christmas presents already!" —msKatie

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.

    21. A lick pad to distract your pet with peanut butter while you bathe and trim their nails. You can stick it to the shower wall or a countertop if you wash your pooch in the sink.


    The suction cups on the back will keep it firmly in place.

    Promising review: "Whoever thought of this is a genius! My dog is eleven years old and I've literally never thought of using peanut butter to distract her during a bath and nail trims. It worked SO well. It wasn't until I was on the last nail that she even realized what was happening. I used this on the counter on the side of my kitchen sink, but I'm sure it would work even better in a bathtub. It suctioned perfectly and went through the dishwasher without any problems. So thankful for this!" —Cheapskate4Life

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98 (available in two colors).

    22. A six-in-one car tool, including a seat belt cutter, a flashlight, a a window breaker, a car charger, a red beacon light, and portable battery. Consider yourself prepared.


    The charger can support any phone type via USB.

    Promising review: "This device should be kept in every vehicle that you and your family owns. I wasn’t expecting the flashlight to be as bright as it was, but I was proven wrong. The flashlight makes everything in front of you clearly visible and will come in handy for roadside use or any type of traveling outside your car. The charger also charged my phone twice as fast as my previous charger, which is an added bonus. The included cable length might be too long for my use because I place the phone next to the charger but I was able to tie up the wires to make it the perfect length. Well designed and appears to be built with quality materials." —Calvin N

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95+ (available individually or in packs).

    23. A drain clog remover so you don't have to drop big bucks on a plumber. It'll snake its way through your drain, grabbing hair and grime with its textured edges along the way.

    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." —Nhi

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

    24. 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. Score.

    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." —Sizzle

    Get a 25-ounce bottle from Amazon for $11.29+ (available in larger quantities and as a refillable pouch).

    25. A makeup brush cleaner to salvage your dirty brushes and make them once again usable. The cleaners have grooves specifically designed to clean both large and small brushes., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought these because I've never cleaned makeup brushes before. Let me start by saying that these are perfectly made and durable. I have been using mine nonstop and it works miracles. I kept one and gave one to my friend. These egg cleaners fit three of my fingers and are hold steady while you clean your brushes. I would buy again or as a gift." —Gustavo

    Get two from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in two sizes).

    26. A PMS multivitamin, because having a period is hard enough — why deal with painful cramps if you don't have to? This multivitamin includes Vitamin A, C, and D.


    Promising review: "I noticed a HUGE difference! Normally, I have terrible cramps right before and during my period. While taking the supplement, I had virtually no cramps. The cramps that I did have while taking the supplement were very tolerable. It helped with PMS symptoms as well. I’m impressed." —Becca

    Get 30 pills from Lola for $20, or start a monthly subscription for $18.

    27. A champagne stopper so you never again waste a bottle of bubbly. It'll lock in carbonation so your drink stays fresh.


    Promising review: "It doesn’t pop off. It tightly seals the bottle and preserved the champagne so well!! It was like I was opening the bottle for the first time. Even made the pop sound again!" —Aholmes060485

    Get it from Williams-Sonoma for $40. And or get a similar champagne stopper from Amazon for $8.99.

    28. A Smart Funnel to help you transfer liquids without having to annoyingly hold the bottle. Now you can transfer family pack shampoos and conditioners from Costco without killing your arms.


    Promising review: "This funnel works well, even with heavier bottles. I was hesitant to buy, because I had previously tried a large silicone funnel that was intended for the same use. With this funnel, I've already transferred a highly viscous lotion in a large bottle to another, with no problem whatsoever. It washed nicely in my dishwasher and has already paid for itself in product saved. One of the best features is that its components rotate around the same axis. You are able to swing the clips or the funnel out of the way if need be." —Amy S.

    Get four from Amazon for $21.99 (available in three colors).

    29. A faux sprinkler head that'll become the best place for hiding a spare house key. It's waterproof and has an inside keychain so you can attach your keys right to the inside of the cap., Amazon

    Can you see it in the above photo??? It's hard to spot!

    Promising review: "This gem is worth every penny. You can't tell the difference and blends in perfectly. What I like most is the top has a little chain with a hook that you attach your key. So you need only to pull off the cap of the 'sprinkler.' No fumbling around inside the container for the key. And if you have kids, the container top is a physical reminder that the key is the emergency spare key. Before, if they got the spare key from its hidden spot, they'd lose that one too because they didn't return it to its secret hiding spot." —Muggle Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $7.15.

    30. A pre-threaded sewing kit for quick mending and travel. With 10 needles, two buttons, and a safety pin, this kit is ideal for your desk drawer, suitcase, or everyday bag.


    Promising review: "This is a great travel item for yourself or family. Since it's already threaded, it takes the dread out of sewing a button back on. May seem like a little thing, but it's so helpful!" —drf

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49.

    31. A non-stick letter and number cake pan so you can bake a cake in an endless amount of ways. This is perfect for a birthday celebration or big anniversary!


    You use the inserts to create the numbers or letters! It's also dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this cake pan! I was looking for a pan for my daughter's fourth birthday and did not want to buy a four mold since its use would be limited after this one occasion. I ordered this pan and it was perfect. I am excited to have it for future use and my family is already asking to borrow it for their own baking plans. I followed the advice of other reviewers and made sure to spray and then coat the pan with flour before use to prevent sticking. I had no issues at all! There was minimal batter around the inserts and what little there was after baking was easy to trim away. This is a must-have cake pan for bakers." —Summer Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $20.36.

    32. Makeup stencils to help you create a sharp winged cat eye or prevent mess when applying eyeshadow. The top portion of the stencil is a sticker so it'll stay firmly in place as you apply your makeup.


    Promising review: "I don’t know how I've done my eye makeup without these my whole life! They help so much with eyeshadow fallout it’s insane! There’s two stickers on them, but I only use the small top portion since I like to do my foundation before eyeshadow. They’re very sticky and sometimes take off some of my foundation, but I’ve found if you first tape it on your hand and then onto your face, it helps!" —Amazon Customer

    Get 100 stencils from Amazon for $10.89.

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