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    28 Things That'll Help Flip Your Life Around

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    1. A drain clog remover so you don't have to drop big bucks on a plumber every time your hair clogs the shower. It'll snake its way through your drain, grabbing grime with its textured edges along the way. Seriously — it's time you showered without standing in a puddle of dirty water., 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." —Nhi

    Get three from Amazon for $5.99+.

    2. Nip + Fab glycolic cleansing pads, because sweating every day this summer on the commute to work is causing your skin to break out and become dull. These pads will exfoliate and brighten your complexion so Susan The Coworker can stop commenting that you look tired.


    Promising review: "I am new to the world of AHAs and glycolic acid, so I'm not sure how this product measures up to others similar to it. But I'll never go back to NOT exfoliating. I've noticed my stubborn acne scars fading drastically after only a week of using these nightly. My recurring acne in those areas seem to be dying down, and my overall skin tone seems to be brightening. I am really impressed so far!" —Mitzy McMillion

    Get 60 pads from Amazon for $12.95.

    3. And Ecotools makeup-removing shampoo to transform your beauty blenders and brushes into the spotless tools they once were. You can't get a fresh face if you're dealing with leftover residue from faces past.

    Promising review: "Well, I can happily say that this cleaner does a bang-up job! My brushes were saturated with old color, to the point that I thought I might need to spring for a new set. Aside from just looking bad, though, all that old color was probably affecting pigment and application any time I used them. A little of this cleaner, a handful of seconds working it in and rinsing, and my brushes look practically as good as the day I bought them! Saved me a ton of money in new brushes, and it didn't take away from my being-lazy time!" —ysar

    Get it from Amazon for $5.29+ (also available as cleansing cloths).

    4. A 32-ounce hydration-tracking water bottle that'll keep you on-track throughout your day. The bottle is leak-free, so you can throw it in your bag for all-day use without the fear of spills.


    The bottle also comes with a fruit diffuser so you can flavor your water if you get a little too bored of drinking plain water day in and day out.

    Promising review: "I do not drink enough water, especially at work. I love this thing. It has really helped me stay on-track. I use the times on the side to make sure I'm drinking water to the line level. It's a great visual. I love the hand strap so I can carry it and my laptop and whatever from meeting to meeting. The little snap makes sure the lid stays closed even if I drop it. Haven't tried the infuser yet, but it's big enough for a few strawberries (cut up) or cucumbers or whatever you want." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    5. A felt purse insert to finally bring some order to the black hole that is your bag. It has 13 pockets total with a zippered middle pocket that can be removed. TBH, it's underrated how good some good 'ol organization can make you feel.

    Say goodbye to days of lost chapsticks and misplaced sunglasses. 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!" —Susan

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

    6. A eyeliner stamp if you spend way too much time trying to get your wings to be mirror images of each other. This will do all the work for you, leaving you looking and feeling like a true makeup extraordinaire.,

    This wing stamp is waterproof and smudge-resistant! You'll get two stamps (one for each eye) and as a bonus, the stamp has an eyeliner pen on the opposite end for any touchups.

    Promising review: "I struggle with makeup in all aspects. Eyeliner is no exception. If I get one side to look good, the other side never matches. I was skeptical that this little eyeliner pen would help me, but it does. It goes on smoothly and only needs some minor filling in. There are two double-ended pens. One with a left stamp and one with a right stamp. The other end on both is a regular eyeliner tip. It dries quickly and stays on all day. I’m very happy with this purchase." —Rebecca

    Get two stamps from Amazon for $9.97 (available in two sizes).

    And check out our spotlight on the eyeliner stamp here!

    7. A daily planner so you can successfully stay on top of each day's most important tasks and appointments — you can even make note of meals. Checking items off your list is rather therapeutic, let me tell ya.


    You can keep a log of your hourly schedule, plus top priorities for each day. In the notes section, you can keep track of daily water intake and bills that need to be paid!

    Promising review: "I’ve tried just about every type of organization system and nothing really sticks. I end up making a list on scrap paper in the morning and crossing things off as I accomplish them. This planner is perfect for me because it provides the daily structure I was looking for. At night before I go to bed I take five minutes to fill it out for the next day. I’ve been more productive with it and haven’t missed an appointment or deadline. And I just turn it over at the end of the day and use the other side as scrap paper for grocery lists and notes." —A. Elton

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50+ (available in two styles).

    8. HSI argan oil heat protectant that can reduce heat damage from overuse of flat irons and curling wands. You love that just-left-the-salon look, but your strands are seriously starting to pay the price., Amazon

    Its mixture of argan, coconut, and olive oil will decrease frizz and increase shine.

    Promising review: "I never used to use thermal protection spray, because every single one I tried made my hair super crunchy and dry. After a stern talking to by my stylist I decided to look for another one and give it another try. I am so glad I stumbled across this stuff. I tried the small bottle first to see if I liked it and I was shocked how soft my hair felt after using it! It even helps my hair straighten better and makes it so shiny! Highly recommend." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. A spot remover to use on carpets, upholstery, and clothing — it'll instantly lift stains without the need for scrubbing or vacuuming. AKA, there will be no evidence of the ketchup you dropped all over the driver's seat while munching on the fries you swore you were bringing home for your sibling. Fight avoided.

    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 — 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." —L. Logan

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

    10. Avarelle tea tree and calendula oil–infused pimple patches that'll clear up pesky breakouts overnight by sucking out all the gunk and pus trapped underneath the skin. Gone are the days of freaking out over your latest blemish.

    After cleaning your face before bed, apply a patch directly to the inflamed breakout. When you wake up in the morning and remove the patch, the pimple will be visibly smaller and less inflamed.

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is also ideal because it allows you to conveniently and easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back onto themselves. Do yourself, and your complexion a huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." —Caitlyn

    Get 40 patches from Amazon for $8.50. And for larger, square patches, click here.

    And if you're fighting some serious breakouts, check out our roundup of face treatments that'll make a noticeable difference.

    11. Anti-chafe bands, because having to deal with pain and irritation when you're just trying to look ~flawless~ is too darn annoying. It's time to pull that maxi dress out from the depths of your closet.


    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 feminine and 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 $16.95+ (available in 13 styles and six sizes).

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

    12. 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. Now you can officially keep your headphone wires untangled so you're not constantly trying to solve the world's most challenging puzzle while waiting for the subway.


    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 — they are easier than velcro strips and don't break like rubber bands." —K. Becker

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $19.98.

    13. A mini steamer that'll have you looking like a damn professional before your big meeting – zero wrinkles, no stress! It'll produce steam in two minutes and last a full 15, so you can tackle your pants and shirt without having to refill the water tank.

    Plugging in an iron, setting up an ironing board, waiting for the iron to get hot...thank you, next. A steamer will minimize the steps, but still get you crisp results.

    Promising review: "I am so happy to say I am clearing space in my house by getting rid of my ironing board and replacing it with this steamer! It is simple! You fill it with water, place the head on, turn it on, and steam! No more wet spots on your clothes from the steam in an iron. I just hung the shirt I was going to steam and worked from the top down. The bristles get out those big wrinkles with ease! So much faster than a normal iron." —kirby masters

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+.

    14. A Zipuller, because we've all strained our arm trying to grab that darn zipper that is justtt out of reach. Why waste time trying to get your clothes fully on in the morning when you could be getting extra sleep???


    Promising review: "Where has this product been for the last 15 years? I travel 50% of the time for business and often times can’t zip up my dresses myself. I have to find a housekeeper in the hotel hallway or go to the lobby (half zipped) to find some helpful soul to zip me up. This Zipuller has solved my problem!! This tool works exactly as designed. Instructions are simple. Pull string is long enough. This is now part of my must-take travel tools. I need one for home and one for business travel now!" —Joe Bowman

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    15. 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 for garlic powder or cinnamon!


    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." —Congaree

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

    16. A Dash rapid egg cooker, because a nutritious, hearty omelette shouldn't take an eternity to make (or be super difficult). It'll serve up hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs in just minutes.


    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 — 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." —OnAJourney

    Get it from Amazon for $18.59+ (available in five colors).

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

    17. A pet hair removal broom since you've got some pet fur CAKED into a rug in your home. Or all over your sofa. And this bad boy will collect that hair in just a matter of minutes. The built-in squeegee edge can also contain spills!

    Promising review: "I have two ferrets and a German Shepherd and ANY German Shepherd owner knows how much they shed. Regardless of how often I clean and vacuum my house, I ALWAYS have pet hair everywhere. I stumbled across this broom and decided to give it a shot after seeing the reviews and wow, this is the best $10 I spent. It lifted up so much hair that was stuck in my carpet and I feel like my house is 10x cleaner. This broom is HEAVEN for people with shedding animals. I've already recommended this product to everyone." —Grace

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89.

    18. A set of drawer organizers that'll literally transform the state of your delicates. With these, you'll be able to neatly fold underwear, line up bras, and pair socks. With some dedication and focus, you'll actually be able to close the drawer, too!


    One set includes four bins: one six-cell, one eight-cell, one seven-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." —CN1021

    Get it from Amazon for $14.87+ (available in two colors).

    19. 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 for pill bottles, hair products, and makeup.


    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." —Custmr Oklahoma

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

    20. Charcoal air fresheners for your shoes or gym bag that'll banish all smelly smells probably lingering in your apartment. They'll absorb excess moisture, preventing mold, mildew, and bacteria build-up.


    These fresheners can last up to two years! To keep them at their best, put them in the sun once a month.

    Promising review: "Our boys play a lot of sports, but we bought these specifically for our teenage son's soccer cleats. We tried spray and sneaker balls, but they didn't touch the smell. His cleats were so gross if he took them off in the car I had to roll down the windows. When these bags are in, you can't smell the cleats. If you stick your nose up in his shoes they still have an odor but I feel like they are constantly having to battle the funk so they are doing a great job. He can also stick his cleats in his bag and not make all his kits smell. These are definitely worth the purchase." —Aimee

    Get two from Amazon for $9.95+ (available as a four or six pack).

    And click here to check out more solutions for smelly feet.

    21. A monthly budget planner so you always know how much you can allot to groceries and nighttime activities, with just enough left for rent 🙃. Can you hear your 'rents clapping in the distance??


    With separate sections for goals and bill reminders, you'll be able to track your spending against your saving. It'll keep you super aware of just how much you spend a day versus a month.

    Promising review: "Best budget planner I ever owned. Love the color! It's easy to take with you and jot down everything that was spent that day and then for the entire week. Planning what you spent, what you owe, and what you plan to pay for is so easy. Allows you to be creative regarding your spending. I can even use the different colors for what I plan to spend on different projects regarding my art, my home décor, my writing, and my overall creativity. I am addicted to Clever Fox Planners." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 12 colors).

    22. Mesh laundry bags to separate lights from darks, delicates from non-delicates, and socks. These will make doing your laundry so much easier (and faster).


    Say goodbye to the confusion of missing or torn garments! They'll also come in handy while traveling! They'll help organize your suitcase so items don't go spilling out the moment you open.

    Promising review: "This set is AMAZING! The largest of the bags is huge, think pillowcase-sized. The assortment of medium and smaller ones fit the bill for all my laundry needs. Good, sturdy material and zippers. I used the largest one to wash my queen-sized duvet cover with some other bedding. I used to wash them in separate, smaller loads to avoid the sheet tangle. These large bags cured that problem and I can wash everything together without having a big knot to pull apart. Just buy them, you'll be so glad you did." —Elizabeth

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available as a set of four, five, or seven).

    23. A soothing sound machine, because trying to fall asleep to the sounds of a bustling city or a noisy neighbor is...exhausting. It features a soft yellow nightlight, a timer, and 21 sound options to get you snoozing as quickly as possible.


    Promising review: "As someone who lives in NYC, there is constantly noise being made outside so falling asleep peacefully was a rare event for me. I gave this a try and it's been the BEST IDEA EVER! The sound machine is very well-built and has a nice look and feel to it. It has a bunch of different sounds so everyone can find one that they like and you can even customize the lighting on it according to your preference. I don't like to have it run all night, just until I fall asleep so I use the timer feature. I highly recommend this and will likely be buying some as gifts for upcoming birthdays!" —Dre Walton

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    24. A document clip so you can keep your most important papers in view while you work. It'll mount onto your monitor, freeing up your desk space. It also means you no longer have to crane your neck in a weird position!


    Promising review: "I have one of these on each side of my dual monitors, for quick references as well as when I need to type something directly. Mostly, I use them for cheat sheets and other quick references. They hold easily, and are easily moved around to change angle and distance. One thing I did not realize when I bought these was how far forward and back they can swing, to make the material the same distance from your eyes as the text on the monitors. This prevents eye-strain for me, as I'm not having to constantly change focus." —Brian Groover

    Get it from Amazon for $7.69.

    25. Arch support sleeves that may help heel and arch pain, improve posture and circulation, and decrease swelling. They won't restrict your movements, and can be worn like socks directly over your skin.


    Promising review: "These have been great at relieving the pain of my plantar fasciitis almost immediately and completely. I was afraid that nothing would help, having read on the internet so many stories of people living with the pain, but decided to give these a try due to good reviews and the low cost. Needless to say, it was a good decision. The copper compression bands are easy to put on and should fit almost any foot size, being stretchy. I have been using mine for about a month with no discernible breakdown in the elastic. I do wear them all day under my socks and take them off to air out at night. This works for me and I haven't had any foot pain in the night as I was having before using the compression bands." —Mark Mumma

    Get two from Amazon for $13.95 (available in two styles).

    26. A 12-pack of air-tight containers to store your precious leftovers with no spills. If you've spent so much time making the food, you want it to last! Especially because you've spent wayyyyy too much money on Seamless orders in the last few months and your credit card will weep if you spend another dollar.


    They're refrigerator-, freezer-, and microwave-safe. The set includes five different sizes and each top has four locks for a v strong seal.

    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." —Fivexmoore

    Get the set from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    27. And a magnetic kitchen rack so you can get more counter space to use for meal prep! It can house random miscellaneous items like oil and vinegar, salt and pepper, utensils, and dish towels so you finally can end the habit of leaving stuff out. You don't realize it, but your tendency to clutter items is hogging your counter space and it needs to stop!


    Promising review: "Perfect addition for a small (usually messy) kitchen. Now I always know where the paper towels are. The top shelf is a great place to keep often-used items (honey, sriracha sauce, garlic powder, etc.), and the hooks at the bottom work well for small pot holders. The magnet holds well – I have not had any issues with the rack sliding down the side of my fridge. I think this is a great product." —C. A. Fuchs

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95.

    28. A portable fabric defuzzer that'll breath life into your wardrobe. You've got some staple pieces, which means you want those pieces to last!

    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." —Paula Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $11+ (available in eight colors).

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

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