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    30 Things That'll Make Your Day-To-Day Life Easier

    Your life is about to get a whole lot less stressful.

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    1. A migraine relief stick for anyone who has experienced the pain of a really, really bad headache. It has a mixture of peppermint, spearmint & lavender essential oils to relieve tension when that afternoon migraine hits.

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    This migraine stick is super easy to use! Just roll it on the back on your neck, forehead, and temples for some relief from the most annoying head pain. And don't worry about residue, the stick rolls on clear and won't leave a greasy shine.

    Promising review: "I have noticed throughout my work day I will begin to get the dreaded afternoon headache. This migraine stick is my new go-to. The second I feel a headache coming on, I just roll this on and within seconds I feel it working. Within a minute or so I feel fine again. I have also noticed it give a little boost of energy as well. I have also used it when I feel a full blown migraine coming on. All I can say is it really works. In addition to taking the pain away, it also provides a tingly sensation. Wherever you roll it on tingles after application.

    I have also noticed that even if I use it often, it keeps working. You don’t grow a tolerance to it." —Corinne Beck

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Check out our full review of the migraine relief stick.

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


    Let's get real — 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!" —Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    3. And if one pimple just won't quit, a hydrocolloid acne-absorbing patch to suck out all the pus and gunk. Forget those days you spent stressing over the event of your most recent breakout., Amazon

    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." —SamMan

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

    4. Mesh laundry bags that'll help separate lights from darks and delicates from non-delicates to keep laundry organized. That way, you can just pop the bags into the machine instead of desperately searching for items at the bottom of your bin.


    These mesh bags protect clothing from snagging or tangling so you never again have to toss a beloved item because of tearing. Since they're mesh, water and detergent can easily get through for a full cleaning. And don't worry about them opening, the zippers tuck into an elastic band to keep them safely shut while washing and drying.

    Promising review: "This set is AMAZING! The assortment of medium and smaller ones fit the bill for all my laundry needs. I used the largest bag 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 in two styles).

    5. A weekly 2019 planner with monthly grids, because a more organized life often equals an easier, less hectic life. And if things are still hard, at least you are prepared to face it head on with your neat errands and reminders list.


    Rejoice, because the weekly pages offer a ton of space to write daily appointments and notes! And it's super durable with the wire bounding and hard covers. The monthly grids also provide a nice overview of the upcoming months.

    Get it from Walmart for $5.69.

    6. A set of bag handles so you can carry grocery and shopping bags, plus dry-cleaning in one trip instead of five. The weight'll be distributed evenly to keep your pinky fingers from literally snapping off.


    Promising review: "It usually takes me a dozen trips from my car to my house to get my groceries inside, and if I carry too many at once, the handles cut off the circulation in my hands and arms. These special handles solved all my problems. Today, I only made three trips from the car to the house! When I had to put the bags down to open the door, these handles laid on top of the bags and I only had to grab them, instead of searching for all the bag handles as they flopped around. Now there are no more bag marks on my wrist and my hands don't go numb! Who would have thought that something so simple could make my life so much better?" —Rosemary Smith Dattler

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.99.

    7. Blue light–blocking glasses for reducing digital eye strain. If you sit in front of a computer for hours on end, then these are for you! They can leave your eyes feeling less dry and tired by filtering out short wavelength blue light emitted by screens.

    Promising review: "Everyone knows from previous reviews that these glasses are unique and high fashion. I wanted to add that they do indeed block blue light. I am a graduate student and look at computer screens, iPad screens, and Powerpoint presentations all day. My eyes feel less dry and tired at the end of the day. I used a blue light filtering testing kit that came with a different pair of glasses and these passed. The glasses are on the heavy side but comfortable and have a solid, un-cheap feel." —SSMax

    Get them from Amazon for $29.95.

    Check out our review of the blue light–blocking glasses for more info!

    8. An automatic shutoff safety outlet to prevent the daily panic attack when you realize you might have left something on that *definitely* should have been turned off before you left the house. Like a curling or straightening iron, for instance.


    Controlled by a single button, you can set how long you want the plugged-in device to get power. You can choose from one, two, four, or eight hours. BTW, there's also a nifty "hold" function if you decide you want something to stay on for longer than eight hours. Huzzah.

    Promising review: "I have a really bad habit of forgetting to unplug my hair straightener, but this little guy saves the day! I can now keep it plugged in and set this for one hour, which is plenty of time for the straightener to heat up and for me to straighten my hair. It's saved me a lot of stress." —Tori Martinez

    Get it from Amazon for $17.85.

    9. A bracelet tool so you can fasten jewelry clasps quickly and efficiently without contorting your hand into a finger-numbing position.


    You can also use this little tool to help out with zipping dresses, fastening necklaces, and buttoning cuffs.

    Promising review: "This bracelet tool is awesome! I bought one for myself and my mother. They work great for both of us. We both had trouble fumbling with our bracelets to put them on and off!!! Now it takes all of about five seconds. We both love them and use them all the time. Now I can wear my charm bracelet anytime I want. This tool is a great size and fits in your purse, too. Would highly recommend." —westtexaskat

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $8.80.

    10. A pet feeding reminder that's both magnetic and sticky so you can mount it on whatever visible surface you have to accurately keep track of when exactly you last fed your beloved pet.


    This tool will come in handy for larger families with multiple people feeding pets. And the best part is that you no longer have to worry about overfeeding!

    Promising review: "We used to run into issues where some people in the house wouldn't know if someone else had fed the cats earlier that day, but this lets us keep track for everyone to know whether they've gotten their food for the day. It also stays nicely fastened to the wall with its adhesive and the toggles stay in place." —Jeff Albertson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A seat gap filler to keep change, credit cards, rings, and French fries from plummeting into the black hole that exists between your seat and the center console.

    Brief a sigh of relief, these gap fillers stay firmly in place and surround the seatbelt catch so no area is left exposed.

    Promising review: "Traveling a lot with kids means they sometimes drop a French fry down the seat. Dropping a multitude of things is inevitable, frustrating, and a bit gross. These are sort of a mushy, resilient gel foam with a neoprene cover. They fill the entire seat gap so that nothing can fall down the crack, absolutely nothing. The dark black color means that once they're installed you just never notice them, and they stay in place with seat movement. You can pop them out in two seconds if you have to. Honestly, I can't imagine a better design." —DrBobMichigan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. 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.


    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." —carla

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

    13. Balancing caps varying in size so you can screw them onto almost any bottle (like dressings, lotions, and soaps), store them upside down, and use every last drop to get your money's worth.


    In the long run, these caps can maximize savings since you'll no longer be throwing bottles out with residue inside. You can literally get every last drop out! Once one bottle is finished, you can remove the cap, wash it, and use again.

    Promising review: "I haven't had the item very long, but I've used them four times on four different bottle sizes with great success. I purchase a lot of large family-size products for the shower and have always hated trying to prop the bottles upside-down, then having gobs of shampoo, body wash, and lotion drip all over the place while removing the pump from the bottle. The various parts have fit with no issue on plastic bottles of varying sizes." —labbyluvr

    Get two from Amazon for $11.99+ (also available as a four pack).

    14. A lens and screen cleaner, because having foggy eyeglasses or computer screens is the most frustrating thing. This one is 100% alcohol- and ammonia-free., 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." —DE

    Get two cloths + two four-ounce bottles from Amazon for $8.99+ (also available in larger sizes).

    15. A set of interlocking organizers to keep that infamous junk drawer clean so you don't have to spend an hour searching for a pack of nails, Tide pen, or super glue.


    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 — 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!" —Shelley R

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $10.32+ (available to purchase in packs).

    16. A rubber jar opener that'll provide a sturdy grip so you can actually open a sauce jar on the first try. Plus, there are no moving parts to break, so you can count on this opener to last you a longggg time.


    Promising review: "These work when nothing else does. I stole one from my mom 20 years ago when I moved out. I have used it numerous times for all these years, and it just gets better as it gets older. It will open anything, and makes my grip strong. I always wanted another one to keep on my RV. Then I found these — same product! Every home should have at least one." —Dianne

    Get it from Amazon for $4.86+ (also available as a set of two).

    17. Clear silicone lids to keep leftovers fresh and easily identifiable while in your fridge. They're stackable, stretchy, and microwave-safe so you can bring them to work without having to worry about spills.


    These lids are versatile and can cover round, square, or rectangular shaped containers. The grooves provide super suction and grip, and they're completely safe to put in the dishwasher. Now go ahead and throw out your aluminum foil and plastic wrap.

    Promising review: "Since purchasing the lids we’ve used them to cover mugs, glass Tupperware, and opened aluminum cans. We like that they make an airtight seal and cut down on the use of plastic wrap. So far they’ve covered openings shaped in circles and squares with a proper seal every time. They also come in a wide variety of sizes." —Trying Minimalism

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $10.99.

    18. Travel-sized antiperspirant wipes you can use to freshen up mid-day without having to worry about foamy residue.

    @lafreshgroup via Instagram

    They'll stop odor in its tracks, plus they're biodegradable! Each are individually sealed so you can throw them in your bag hassle-free.

    Promising review: "So far, these wipes have been awesome! I struggle to find any antiperspirant that actually works for me, so I was surprised that one little wipe kept me pretty dry and smelling just fine throughout the entire day. And if at the end of a day I get home and my pits are feeling a little 'dewy,' I just wipe once more and it wipes up the moisture/little bit of stink, and leaves me fresh again. Very impressed, and so glad I happened upon these!" —Rebecca Lillig

    Get a pack of 50 wipes Amazon for $19.99.

    19. A portable charger with built-in lightning cables to juice up your devices twice as fast as regular wall chargers, so you never again have to experience the dreaded low battery.

    iPhone/iPad and android users, relax! This charger can charge both types at the same time. The indicator lights will let you know how much battery is left, plus the charger will shut off once the devices are fully juiced. Oh, did I mention there's also a built-in flashlight?

    Promising review: "I've had this charger in my bag for two years without a problem. It charges iPads and devices rapidly and is perfect if you are not wanting to be that person sitting on the floor next to the outlet. The cables solve the issue of carrying a battery plus a cord. Leave that cord at home, you don't need it. How cool is it to be on a plane and just pull this out without having to wrangle that three-foot white cord? It's pretty slick and worth the purchase. Very reliable and two years later, there's been no drop off in performance." —Robert Snow

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

    20. A 10-in1 tool that'll function as pliers, wire cutters, flat- and phillips-head screwdrivers, a bottle opener, a file, a hammer, and a mini-saw. AKA, when life decides to break something on you, you'll be fully equipped to fix it.


    Each tool locks when it's fully extended and will collapse down when you don't need it. Plus, it's tiny enough to keep on a keychain for fixes on-the-go.

    Promising review: "I love this little gadget. It has already come in handy for several projects around the house. It's lightweight but sturdy and good quality. The various tools are a little tough to pull out at first, but that's no different from the typical army knife I've owned. It's a great little tool." —Dookoo4

    Get it from Amazon for $22.

    21. Bobby pins in a compact case so you can stop diving into your black hole of a purse to find that single bobby pin you swore you threw in earlier.

    The case has an easy open/close top.

    Promising review: "I know some may say bobby pins are bobby pins, but I have to disagree when it comes to these. They are made from sturdy metal with large separated ends for easy opening. Not flimsy at all! The little container they come in is a great idea. How many times have you found bobby pins everywhere: in a drawer, at the bottom of your bag, etc.? This little container keeps them all neat and tidy, and it even encourages me to put them back in their container when I’m done using them." —Susie

    Get it from Amazon for $2.19 (75 bobby pins in total).

    22. Leather cable straps to wrangle the wire jungle that exists on your desk and in your bag. No more time wasted untangling headphones when you just want to listen to your favorite podcast.


    The straps work on any kind of charging cable, too.

    Promising review: "It's such a simple idea, but effective. I have no idea why this didn't come out decades ago. Anyway, the small ones work great for earbud cords and the large ones for USB cords and chargers. The snaps are actually steel, which is better in my opinion. The leather is soft and flexible. I prefer these over all other cord keepers I've ever owned." —Mitch10

    Get ten from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two sizes and five colors).

    23. A wall-mounted mail holder with four key hooks so you have someplace to place your keys at the end of the day, making the next morning less stressful when you don't need to tear apart your home looking for them.


    The slot is also a great place to keep bills that need to be mailed. Just grab them before you head out the door!

    Promising review: "It looks awesome in my entryway. I have received many compliments on it and people can never believe it’s from Amazon. I love the multiple key hooks, and the mail slot holds a LOT of items!" —Elaine

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

    24. A key cover so those with multiple sets can easily identify which is which without having to fumble around.

    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." —Faye Honig

    Get it from Amazon for $6.30+ (available in 21 animals).

    25. A mini steamer that'll heat up in under two minutes so you never leave the house a wrinkled mess. This little gadget will disperse steam evenly and shut off when the water stock is low.


    It can be packed in a suitcase and will provide up to 10 minutes of straight steam. Plus it can be used on satin, nylon, cotton, wool, polyester, linen, sequins, and embroidery!

    Promising review: "What I love most about this little steamer is how quickly it heats up! It's very easy to use and incredibly compact. This is a dream to travel with and incredibly portable. I've experienced no leaks while using and the high heat steam allows for an even press with no unsightly leftover residue like some other steamers. Very satisfied with this product at a very competitive price — highly recommend!" —Madeline R.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    26. An eyeliner stamp, because spending time in front of the mirror trying to perfectly match your wings is so darn frustrating. Those with shaky hands can finally get the sharp edge they're looking for — this stamp will provide equal wings each and every time.

    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." —SaintLee

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

    And check out our spotlight on the eyeliner stamp here!

    27. And to get that eyeliner (and other makeup) off at night hassle-free, a Makeup Eraser cloth to remove everything with only the use of water — it's truly a wonder.

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    The cloth is microfiber, so it'll be super gentle on your face and super effective. You can wash and reuse it, so just imagine how much money you're gonna save on packaged wipes! Plus it works on all skin types.

    Promising review: "I purchased this based on some positive reviews, and they can't even touch how amazing this product is. This product seriously does what it says — it erases makeup! I could not believe the way it removed my makeup the first time I used it! You use it for a week, toss it in the wash, and use it again. I was wondering how it would clean up in the laundry, and it looked brand new — no mascara was left after it went through the wash. It is amazing and if you're considering purchasing it — do it! No more chemicals to remove that makeup!" —StaceyB

    Get it from Amazon for $20. And for a different color, check out the black, light blue, navy blue, and tropical print options.

    It was also selected as our mid-price pick for the best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    28. A handbag light so you can actually see what you're reaching for when you need to quickly grab your keys after a trip home at night. This one has a sensor to light up when motion occurs (like your hand reaching in).

    UnCommon Goods

    Don't worry about battery life (it uses AAA btw), the light switches off after a few moments.

    Promising review: "I love this purse illuminator. I'm always loosing stuff in my purse and the light comes to the rescue. It's saved me from having to pull out everything to find what I'm looking for. Great gadget that fits easily into whatever purse you are using. Love it!!" —kel

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $29.95.

    29. A brush with soft, flexible bristles that'll get knots out of wet or dry hair without ripping puffs out, so your styling time won't be a painful experience. It'll also work on all hair types, no matter how thin or thick.

    @thewetbrush via Instagram

    Promising review: "This brush has been a miracle for my daughter and me. With her very long, straight, and fine hair we were always struggling with knots, tangles, etc. She has a sensitive scalp too, so all that pulling was painful. The longer her hair got, the more knots appeared. I've bought so many different brushes to try to address this issue, not to mention detangler sprays and treatments, but her hair just seemed to be getting worse. A family member happened to use their Wet Brush on my daughter's hair, and voila! It's like her hair magically became manageable, finally! Now, there is no pulling, no more knots, and her hair even appears shinier. I'm blown away at what this simple brush can do." —Skylamor

    Get it from Amazon for $7.33+ (available in 11 colors).

    Also, check out our spotlight on the Wet Brush!

    30. A 10-piece ceramic cookware set so you can whip up literally anything and everything in your kitchen with easy cleanup. The entire set is non-stick, dishwasher- and oven-safe, and suitable for all cooking surfaces.


    The set includes a 9.5" fry pan, a 2-quart saucepan with lid, an 11" grill pan, a 3-quart saucepan with lid, a 4-quart jumbo cooker with lid and helper handle, a 6-quart Dutch oven with lid, and a recipe booklet.

    Promising review: "I come from background in restaurants and these pans are just awesome. I have been looking for years and after reading the reviews, I decided to buy these. Best thing I ever did! Not only are they lovely to look at, but they brown evenly and boil quickly. I just made a large batch of spaghetti sauce and rinsed the pan which came out completely clean. I have also used the grill pan to make pork chops." —Nona

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, sold exclusively at Macy's for $149.99 (originally $214.99, also get 25% off with code HOME).

    Get ready to live your life like Elle Woods!


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