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    41 Things That Will Help Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

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    1. A six-piece plastic drawer organizer set so versatile, you can use them for cosmetics, office supplies, or random necessities you keep in the infamous junk drawer. Why waste time searching for things when a tidy drawer is all you need?


    The compartments can be arranged to your liking and nested on top of each other.

    Promising review: "I love all of the organizers! I bought the organizers for all of my bathroom drawers to store various items that normally are left out on the counter, which make the whole bathroom look cluttered. I love the way the plastic containers stack upon each other! You can also configure the boxes to fit in your drawers. The clear plastic is great for seeing what is in each container. It is convenient to take one container out one out at a time if you need to." —A H

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    2. A Makeup Eraser cloth to remove everything with only the use of water. You can wash and reuse it, so just imagine how much money you're gonna save on packaged wipes and liquid removers!

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    The cloth is microfiber, so it'll be super gentle on your face and super effective. 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.

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

    3. A grooming glove that'll perfect your pet's coat just like a costly professional groomer would. It'll work on both cats and dogs with short, medium, and long coats.


    It can be used on wet or dry hair!

    Promising review: "Fantastic dog grooming aid! Our older rescue dog isn't too keen on the routine dog brushing stuff, but her thick coat really needs the grooming — this dog grooming glove is the exact right answer. Put the glove on, pet the dog, and all that loose hair comes away leaving her coat feeling so much smoother and softer, without causing her to be nervous or upset over a brushing. Highly recommend, and yes I'm going to be ordering as gifts for a couple of other dog owners I know!" —DSP

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available for left- and right-handed people).

    4. A rapid egg cooker, because a nutritious, hearty breakfast shouldn't take an eternity to make. It'll serve up hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs in just minutes. Oh, and omelets, too.


    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 $16.81 (available in five colors).

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

    5. An incredibly effective, fume-free oven cleaner that'll cut through baked-on spills and grease with minimal scrubbing needed. All you have to do is spray it on, wait, and wipe away with a paper towel.

    Save arm day for the gym...not your kitchen.

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

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    6. Moldable glue that'll bond to literally anything and turn into silicone rubber. It can be used for a ton of DIY projects around the house, but most importantly it will help seal your numerous frayed charging wires.

    Why buy new wires if you don't have to? And this glue is impressive, BTW. It's heat-, cold-, and shock-resistant, plus waterproof and electrically insulating.

    Promising review: "My laptop charger wire was starting to break, so I got some Sugru to mend the damage. Absolutely incredible product that saved me about $70 to get a new charger. The only downside is each package is not resealable. Luckily, I also had a phone cable and earphones to reinforce." —leesankwok

    Get eight pieces from Amazon for $15.99 (available in seven color combinations).

    7. A John Frieda hot air brush so you can get a luscious blowout in about a third of the time without spending big bucks. The brush combines the effect of a round brush with the power of a blow dryer.,

    I recently bought this brush and I LOVE IT!!! I wait for my hair to be 75% dry after showering, and then begin brushing through my hair. The hot air and soft bristles turn my naturally wavy and coarse hair into sleek and soft locks.

    The brush has two different heat settings and a cool setting to set your style. To use, section your hair and begin brushing like you would with any other round brush. The hot air produced will dry your hair in the process.

    Promising review: "This product is a game-changer. I have thin but very curly/kinky hair that has become very damaged due to years and years of flat ironing. With this product, I can style my hair in less time and WITHOUT a flat iron. It gives me beautiful, soft curls that I've gotten tons of compliments on. I do wish the air stream were slightly stronger, but it's still an absolutely excellent product." —S.G.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two barrel sizes).

    To learn more, check out our full review of the John Frieda Hot Air Brush!

    8. Leather cable straps to wrangle the wire jungle that exists on your desk and in your bag. No more time spent 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 $7.99+ (available in two sizes and six color combinations).

    9. A hands-free shopping bag carrier so you can complete the 10-bag hold without making five separate trips or breaking off a finger. Plus your other hand will be free for your keys.


    Promising review: "I've tried so many different products that are supposed to allow you to carry multiple bags at once, but nothing has worked as well as this! It's easy to use: Just hold one end of the handle and thread the other end through the handles on the bags. Carrying the bags over my shoulder works really well for me because it allows me to spread the weight of the bags over my hips and back rather than taking all the weight on my shoulder. It's very well-made, sturdy, and really makes your life easier. It's worth the money." —S. Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in four colors).

    10. A FlexiSnake drain snake that'll unclog your pipes so you don't have to spend hundreds on a plumber. It's covered in thousands of micro hooks that grab hair and other gunk.

    Just try not to hurl in the process. You don't even have to take apart the drain to use it; it'll slide right down.

    Promising review: ""The most disgustingly satisfying thing since pimple popping videos. We moved into an OLD complex and the maintenance people are busy repairing AC units from the '70s so the chances of our bathroom drains being fixed anytime soon was zero. I was sick of seeing my toothpaste and face wash scummy up my sink, but the crap I pulled out of my drain. So satisfying, yet... blech. It took less than five seconds. I have a toddler. That's basically GOLD in my book. But don't try to reuse or even try to clean this thing. It's gross and at the price you can just order another. My drain now happily does it's job!" —Katie Brinegar

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    Check out more gross info and pics in Hundreds Of People Love This Drain Snake, And The After Photos Have Me Gagging.

    11. A weekly meal planner and grocery list to help you save time on figuring out exactly what to eat for the week and what to get in the grocery store. With a magnetic backing, you can hang it on your fridge for the whole family to see.


    And the grocery list can be torn off to bring along on your shopping trip. There are 50 sheets total (for almost a full year).

    Promising review: "This is probably the handiest impulse purchase I've made this year. Picked this up to help with meal planning and money saving. We have been eating out A LOT. This really helped me to plan easy-to-follow meals for my family, and the shopping list on the side makes getting what I need easier than ever. The list is small enough to fit in my wallet, so I don't lose it or leave it behind either. I love the magnetic backing so it's always on the fridge ready to go. It makes adding the meal needs and the basics to my weekly list SUPER simple!" —Dk81

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    12. A water purifying bottle that'll filter water in only 15 seconds so you can drink refreshing, clean water no matter where you are. And so you can stop wasting money on plastic bottles you may not be recycling.


    It's time to get environmentally friendly! This bottle is simple to use: just fill, press down, and drink. The filter base removes viruses, bacteria, particles, chemicals, and heavy metals for safe drinking. And you can really use this bottle anywhere like camping or hiking, an overseas trip, or during emergency situations.

    Promising review: "I was going to Cuba and thought about purchasing a water purifier in lieu of having to buy plastic bottles of water. I read a bunch of reviews and it seemed like the GRAYL was the best choice, although it seemed expensive. Then a friend told me she had taken this to Africa and drank out of a river without getting sick! I immediately bought it. I just feel good about not leaving behind a pile of plastic and at the same time drinking incredibly clean water that tastes great. I got the orange and I love it. Also, it fits perfectly in the side mesh pouches of a backpack." —Penelope

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95 (available in two colors).

    13. A battery charger, because purchasing new batteries when the TV remote dies is far too annoying. This charger will juice up rechargeable AAs or AAAs for continuous use.


    The charger also has the ability to power-off when batteries are fully charged. An indicator light will blink so you know when they're finished. This will also come in handy if your child has 50 toys that need batteries.

    Promising review: "It is a very good AAA and AA charger. The newly charged batteries are working excellently. They charged for about four to five hours before the light turned green. I am now using those batteries for my remote control and keyboard. It's very useful." —MR.RE

    Get it from Amazon for $11.72.

    14. Silicone baking mats to end your dependence on sprays and parchment paper. They're heat resistant, dishwasher safe, freezer safe, antimicrobial, and BPA-free!


    Maybe these will finally help you save time and money in the baking aisle!

    Get them from Food52 for $22+ (available in quarter sheets or half sheets).

    15. A 10-piece non-stick ceramic cookware set that'll make your cleanup process so much easier. AKA, no more time spent scrubbing and soaking pans.


    The set includes a 9.5" fry pan, a two-quart saucepan with lid, an 11" grill pan, a three-quart saucepan with lid, a four-quart jumbo cooker with lid and helper handle, a six-quart Dutch oven with lid and a recipe booklet. Everything is dishwasher-safe and can be used on all types of cooking surfaces. You're welcome.

    Promising review: "I come from a background in restaurants and these pans are just awesome. I have been looking for years and wanted to buy stainless, but didn't want to spend a fortune. Best thing I ever did was buy these. 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 clean with a small amount of dish soap." —Nona

    Get them from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, sold exclusively at Macy's for $119.99 (originally $214.99).

    16. Organic wool dryer balls so you can reduce your drying time by 20-40%! And with minimal wrinkles, you won't have to iron items post-dryer.


    These balls are absolutely chemical-free unlike many dryer sheets. They're also reusable up to 1000+ loads of laundry. Damn.

    Promising review: "I love these!! I’m brand new to this concept and spent quite a bit of time researching which dryer balls to purchase. While the little faces on the balls add to the fun of using them, the real reason I selected these was because they are handmade by underprivileged women in Nepal for fair wages AND in ethical working conditions. I think that’s important. I purchased a set of the penguins and a set of the sheep design. I think these are awesome and I’m super happy with the quality and performance." —Patricia K.

    Get six from Amazon for $23.95.

    17. A cold brew maker, because buying yet another cup from Starbucks is slowly killing your wallet. The overall design is sleek with few parts so really, you can't mess the process up.

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    The filter is easy to remove and clean when needed. All you have to do is steep ground coffee in water overnight and boom, you've got a brew that can be served over ice.

    Promising review: "What can I say that hasn't been said? This thing is glorious. So fast to fill, so easy to empty the grounds, makes delicious cold brew out of even the cheapest ground coffee. I fill the filter up until I can only see about a half inch of the white at the top, run water over the grounds until pitcher is full, and return in 18-24 hours to remove filter. A pitcher of smooth and amazing cold brew to enjoy!" —Miki Laurent

    Get it from Amazon for $16.48+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    This was also selected as our low-price pick for the best cold brew coffee makers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    18. Reusable Bee's Wrap that'll mold easily to whatever food or container you want via the heat from your hands. You can wrap leftovers, fruit, a sandwich for lunch, etc. Plus, this eco-friendly choice will help you ditch plastic bags and aluminum foil.


    Once you're finished, you can wash the wrap in cool water with mild soap. Once completely air-dried, it can be molded again. The beeswax and jojoba oil help keep whatever you're storing fresh.

    Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things about Bee's Wrap! All their products are durable and well made. I love how the wraps keep my produce, breads and other food items fresh! I love the honey/beeswax smell that they have. These are wonderful products for anyone wanting to reduce their plastic footprint. Highly recommended and will be buying more for myself and for presents." —Lin

    Get three sheets from Amazon for $19.

    19. An eyeliner stamp, because spending time in front of the mirror trying to perfectly match your wings is so 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 two from Amazon for $13.97 (one for each eye; available in three sizes and two colors).

    And check out our spotlight on the eyeliner stamp here!

    20. A Rubbermaid produce saver that'll lengthen the lifespan of your groceries by regulating the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide and preventing moisture build-up, slowing down the spoilage process. Now you'll actually get your money's worth of all those fruits and veggies you buy every week., Amazon

    I own these containers and absolutely love them. They keep my produce fresh 5x longer than normal plastic containers. I can now store strawberries and blueberries for longer than a week and not feel incredibly guilty about not eating them in time. By the second week, they are still fresh!

    Promising review: "We bought one of these just to try them out. We live in Montana and the veggies just don't seem to last as long as they did when we lived in AZ or WA. I put some baby spinach in one of the containers and nine days later the spinach literally looks as good as the day I bought it. I bought a three pack from Amazon and just threw a bunch of mixed berries in one and broccoli in another. I am extremely happy with my purchase." —pettyolives

    Get a mixed set of two from Amazon for $6.73+ (available in five sizes and packs).

    And check out our review on the Rubbermaid produce saver containers!

    21. A Delta shower head so you can increase your water pressure without wasting more water. The self-cleaning nodules mean you don't need to spend time cleaning lime and mineral buildups.

    With a more forceful stream, you'll get better warmth and coverage. But no worries, this shower head can reduce your water use up to 20%!

    Promising review: ""This shower head has CHANGED MY LIFE. The water pressure in my prewar building is quite low and my previous shower head gave me a narrow stream of trickle that I would have to rotate my body under in order to get entirely wet. The water temperature would also vacillate widely between freezing cold and burning hot, so I was often doing a little dance to get out of its narrow stream in time to not get frozen or burned. Well, the change was immediate and phenomenal. Suddenly, I have a shower with terrific water pressure and a wide spray that is a joy to experience every morning. And although it didn't advertise this feature, the shower head has also somehow managed to even out the former temperature swings. If you are on the fence about trying this, DO IT! You will love it!" —Andy Monroe

    Get it from Amazon for $18.15.

    Also, check out our review of the Delta 2-Spray Shower Head here.

    22. Mini spatulas to get every last drop out of lotion, shampoo, conditioner, sauce, cosmetics, and condiment bottles. Hey, you used your hard-earned dollars on this stuff, you deserve to use up every bit.

    With a long handle and flexible spatula head, you'll be able to reach far into any container or jar.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! My all time favorite foundation has been discontinued, so naturally I went out and bought a bunch of them. I want to make sure I am getting every drop of foundation I can. I was using a q-tip, but the cotton was adsorbing the foundation. At first, I thought these spatulas were kind of gimmicky, but thought it was worth a try. OMG, it’s amazing!!! I was able to get so much more foundation out of the bottle! I was able to scrape the sides so clean, you can even see through the glass bottle. I am 100% sold on these little spatulas!" —Natqall

    Get it from Amazon for $11.70+ (available in two colors).

    23. A vacuum-sealing wine stopper that keeps your favorite bottle tasting fresh way past the date you opened it. Say goodbye to wasting precious mood enhancers...I mean wine!


    Put the stopper in your open bottle, attach the vacuum sealer, and pump out the air. Once you hear the click, the bottle is sealed! To remove, pull the center of the stopper to one side and the suction will release. Ta-da!

    Promising review: "I'll admit I was a little skeptical about this but bought it due to all of the good reviews and research I did. It seemed almost too simple, if that makes sense. But yes, it really is that easy to work it and you definitely hear the clicks when you're got it sealed up. It is very easy to take the stopper back out as well. I highly recommend this. I also don't think it would be too hard for someone with arthritis, since you can grip the handle on the unit well and even the last pump or two it doesn't take too much force." —Celinenme

    Get it from Amazon for $11.87+ (available in two colors).

    And check out our spotlight on the vacuum-sealing wine stopper here.

    24. A fast-acting mold and mildew remover so you don't have to use extensive elbow grease to get your bathroom clean. The concentrated gel will cling to yucky buildup and prevent future growth.

    If minimal effort is your thing, than this gel is for you! Just apply, let sit, and wipe!

    Promising review: "Easy to apply. No scrubbing. Mold was gone in a few hours. The directions say to use rubber gloves. I didn’t and my hands smelled like bleach for few hours, so be advised. This beats the heck out of anything I’ve ever tried to take mold off of grout. Very much worth the price. The bottle is small, so I bought two." —Darbelob

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    25. Reusable K-cups, because your bi-weekly purchase of one-and-done K-cups is just too much! These fit a majority of Keurig machines and have ultra-fine mesh to prevent grinds from escaping.


    Promising review: "I am more than pleased with my K-cups. I find they don't require as much coffee as my old ones to get the same fully-satisfying brew. They are easier to clean than the heavier, three-part reusable ones I've had for years. Now I just shake out the spent grounds and give the one-piece cup a quick rinse. With four, I only have to do this once a day. Also, having multiple cups speeds up serving coffee to a group. Each guest chooses his/her preferred brand or blend, several of which I keep on hand, as well as the half-decaf mix I use. Lastly, I've discovered I can place the filled cup into the holder in any orientation, without taking the trouble of lining it up with the arrow. It still works perfectly. I would enthusiastically recommend this product to anyone." —W.E. King

    Get four cups from Amazon for $9.95.

    26. 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." —TinkerbellAPixie

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

    27. A microwave pasta cooker that'll whip up a comfort meal with minimal effort. It'll help cut down on prep time, water usage, and clean up.


    Promising review: "I love to make pasta, but hate boiling a giant pot of water on the stove just to cook it. Now, I prepare it all the time; this makes it so fast and easy! It is great for making pasta salad in the summer, when I don't want to have to turn on the stove, and is great for camping as well. I love this so much, I actually purchased one for my stepdaughter and my best friend as well. Well-made and dishwasher-safe, I have used mine for well over a year and it is still in perfect condition. Never want to be without this again!" —SpikeysMommy

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    28. A sock coupler if that's your Achilles' heel of laundry. No more sock relationships torn apart because one was tragically dropped or lost in the icky grooves of the machine. And no more money spent trying to replace fallen sock soldiers.


    To use, pair your socks together and pull them through the plastic center. Don't stress about the washer or dryer, though. These couplers work with all fabric types and hold shape through every cycle.

    Promising review: "I love these discs. No more lost socks! They take a couple seconds to apply, but my socks come out clean, dry, and ready to fold. They're actually a time saver because you don’t have to search the whole laundry bin. Each sock is paired and ready to go." —G. J. Kleinpell

    Get an 8-pack from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three shapes).

    29. A set of drawer organizers to finally get your undergarments and socks into heavenly order so you don't have to frantically look for one that one bra shoved all the way toward the back of your drawer. The set of four is mold-proof and can fit bras of all sizes (plus scarves and light tanks).

    Promising review: "No matter how neatly I fold my bras and underwear, they always seem to become a big jumble in the drawer. These organizers are perfect for keeping everything in place, and you won't forget about those items you own that end up buried at the back." —M. Hanson

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97+ (available in six colors).

    30. A mini steamer so you never again have to pull out the ironing board for last-minute touchups. 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.

    Promising review: "Like with many trends in life I was super skeptical at first. My mom always ironed my stuff when I was growing up and because I was lazy I just accepted wearing wrinkled clothes since I left her house. I got this steamer because it looked simple to use and wasn’t too expensive. But heated up in less than a minute. It starts bubbling up so you know when it’s ready. In less than 30 seconds it took out 90% of the’s also light, easy to use, and safe unlike irons so you can use it wherever. It’s corded so you do need to be near an outlet, which is the only potential con. Otherwise great product and I’m so glad I discovered it!" —sm213520

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in two colors).

    31. A hair-finishing cream to help tame those annoying little hairs that surround your face when you throw your hair into a messy bun or ponytail. Sometimes you don't have the energy or time to fully style your locks, so you need a quick-fix.

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

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

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    32. Magnetic twist ties so versatile, you'll use them all over the house. AKA, a simple solution to creating order in your life and a way to always know where your keys are located after getting home.


    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.

    33. A Wet Brush with soft, flexible bristles to get knots out of wet or dry hair without ripping puffs out, so your styling time won't be a painful (or terribly long) experience. It'll also work on all hair types, no matter how thin or thick.

    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 two from Amazon for $13.82+ (available in pink or purple).

    Also, check out our spotlight on the Wet Brush!

    34. A habit-tracking calendar that'll help you become more aware of your everyday routine and what sets you up for success versus what drains you mentally, physically, and emotionally. You can track daily, weekly, and monthly habits to therefore better your sleeping and eating patterns, improving your general wellbeing and emotional health along the way.


    Promising review: "I wanted to reduce stress and nail down some habits, and I've always done better when I can see progress tangibly. I'd been eyeing this calendar for some time, but was unsure if it was worth the money. I decided to go for it. SO glad I did. It has some 'homework' pages at the beginning to help you focus in on your goals. It has helped me be more disciplined AND narrow my focus, so I'm not worrying about doing everything under the sun each day." —Flight of Stars

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    35. Microwave covers to control soup and sauce explosions from happening. You just wanna eat your food, not have it get cold while you're sopping up the literal mess that is your microwave. You can also use them to store leftovers *and* while cooking via stovetop.

    Promising review: "I use these in many ways. First, I use then in the microwave. I also use it in lieu of plastic wrap when I put things in the fridge or prove dough. One is a perfect size for my KitchenAid mixer bowl. I use the small one when I want to keep my coffee warm, too. Very versatile, and I have had zero problems with them. They are unaffected by the microwave (warp or stain) and take up no space." —ScubaDeb

    Get the set of five from Amazon for $15.94.

    36. An Ecotools makeup-removing shampoo that'll revive your dirty 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. And at this point you've spent so much money on new, clean ones that you deserve to never spend money on them again.

    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 $4.79+ (also available as cleansing cloths).

    37. Dishwasher cleaner tablets, because just putting things in the dishwasher for a quick spin may not be enough. *gasps*. Gross smells and lime can build up in your dishwasher, so these tablets will clean your machine for future spotless washes. AND you won't have waste time doing second and third washes.


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

    Get six tablets from Amazon for $5.33.

    38. A natural laundry stain remover to combat even the toughest of stains without using harsh chemicals. Now the next time you spill wine or sauce — or your little one spits up — you'll be able to clean the mess almost instantly.

    Check out our full review of the stain remover here!

    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 with their skin. 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 these strawberry stains out of my daughter's white onesie, too. Love the stuff!!" —Sizzle

    Get it from Amazon for $12.48+ (available in larger sizes).

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

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

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

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in six colors).

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

    40. And a packing shelf to make the process of getting settled (or leaving) way more efficient. You can move it directly from your suitcase and hang it in your hotel's closet.


    This foldable shelf fits 20" and larger suitcases including standard carry-ons. There are compartments for clothes, underwear, and toiletries, plus a zippered pocket for shoes and dirty clothes.

    Promising review: "This organizer makes packing and unpacking so fast! It keeps my business clothes wrinkle free, too. For one or two nights business trips, I can easily fit my work, gym, and leisure clothes folded into one compartment. My cosmetics go in another, belt and jewelry go in the convenient top pockets, and there's still room for dirty clothes on the bottom section. I can pack and unpack in five minutes now. It also only takes 30 seconds to go from hanging to packed when I need to leave. I love this product and highly recommend." —Heidi Slocumb

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99

    41. A nursery organizer so getting your little one from a dirty diaper to a fresh one will go as smoothly as possible. We can't promise the smell won't be deadly, but we can promise that you won't waste any time searching for the bottle of powder and wipes.


    Each pocket serves a different function and can help you organize diapers, wipes, lotions, powders, toys, and extra clothes. Everything necessary will be within an arm's reach instead of scattered around the room.

    Promising review: "I love this organizer! It’s strong and durable, perfect for diapers, creams, and wipes. I even stuck the monitor in it. The straps are very long and easy to adjust. It does come with the option to hang it as well. Personally I think I waited too long. I wish I bought this months ago. I love it!" —Sunshine

    Get it from Amazon for $24.92+ (available in two colors).

    Future you with all your extra time, energy, and money:


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