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    29 Cool And Unusual Products You’ll Probably Wish You’d Known About Sooner

    You can never have enough cool stuff.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask that fizzes up to gently massage any build-up out of your pores. You can actually feel the oil leaving your skin, which I'm pretty sure is something that all acne-afflicted people want to experience.

    Lara Parker / Via BuzzFeed

    "This face mask was awesome. It was fun, didn't take long, and it's fun as hell to Snapchat. What else could you ask for in a face mask? It also left my face feeling amazing. My skin was a little red after, which I actually didn't mind, because it hadn't felt that clean in weeks. The next morning when I woke up the redness was completely faded and I just felt... cleaner. I would definitely use this again!" —Lara Parker (read their whole review of the Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Mask)

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    2. A set of silicone waffle tongs with a beveled edge that'll help you grab your fluffy breakfast treats without puncturing them. They're awesome for serving and for getting your waffles from a hot iron to your plate.

    A pair of waffle tongs leaning against a carton of berries in front of a stack of waffles
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    3. An oil-absorbing volcanic roller from Revlon that will banish unwanted shininess from your face. It's reusable, so you definitely get more bang for your buck than you would with blotting papers.

    A person using the volcanic roller to remove excess oil from their face
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    Reviewers love how small it is, so they can tote it around with them everywhere.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.62.

    4. A four-pack of bristled tongue-scraping brushes that'll help you rid your mouth of gross build-up and bacteria. Reviewers rave about how they've helped freshen their breath, too!

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    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $18.70. Also available individually and in packs of two.

    5. A microgreen garden that doubles as a fish tank. In this closed-looped ecosystem, the plants clean the water and the fish feed the plants, so everyone gets what they need. All you need to do is find a fish to adopt!

    A person picking microgreens from the garden on top of the fish tank
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    It comes with everything you need to get started: a shatter-resistant fish tank, gravel, organic seeds, grow stones, and natural de-chlorinator.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $120.12.

    6. A facial hair epilator that removes hair at its root, instead of shaving it off, so your peach fuzz will grow back thinner and less coarse. Reviewers love that it's a more budget-friendly option than waxing and say it's pretty painless, too.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99. Also available in black.

    7. A corn-stripping device that cuts kernels off cobs of corn with the greatest of ease. It has a curved design that allows it to get closer to the cob, so you're not left with mushy half-pieces (my worst nightmare).

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    My mom got this for me because I have a fake front tooth from a swimming accident (lol) and can't sink my teeth into hard foods. This little guy has come in handy for barbecues, picnics, and everything in between. The curved shape of the handle makes it easy to hold and it's way easier to maneuver than a knife.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.97.

    8. A bestselling gel toilet stamp that cleans away stains and rings with every flush. It's also scented, so your bathroom will always smell fresh, no matter what goes on in there.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    This baby will save you from getting down on your hands and knees to scrub down your toilet bowl because it does the work with every flush. Using it is simple: load the gel cartridge into the stamper and click the button to apply the gel sticker to your toilet bowl. It's actually really satisfying to use and I'm happy to report it works, too! It keeps my toilet smelling fresh and saves me from having to scrub away gross build-up on the bowl, meaning I have one less chore to do every week. Each pack comes with 24 stamps and each stamp lasts about 12 days.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.98.

    9. A stainless steel screw-on lid that'll turn any old Mason jar into a citrus juicer. Once you're through squeezing your citrus, simply unscrew the cap and replace it with its original cap for safekeeping.

    A Mason jar with the juicer cap on it
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    10. A vibrating massage fork that you can use to relieve spasms, relax tight muscles, and apply pressure to your pesky trigger points. It can even help relieve migraines and headaches, if ice packs and hot compresses just aren't doing the trick.

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    It requires two AAA batteries (not included, but you can grab some here).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    11. A double-basket grilled cheese toaster that'll help you craft ooey-gooey, golden-brown sammies without even firing up your stovetop. It has a toasting dial on the side that allows you to pick your ideal level of doneness, so your sandwich is never over or undercooked.

    The toaster with two grilled cheese sandwiches inside
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $41.97. Also available in a style with extra-wide slots.

    12. A distressed ponytail hat that allows you to rock your hair at Ariana Grande height and shield yourself from the sun at the same time. Now you don't have to mess with your signature look when you want to rock a baseball cap.

    A person wearing the hat with a high ponytail
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.81+. Available in 29 colours.

    13. A pack of cat-inspired furniture-protecting socks that'll save your floors from getting scuffed. They also help reduce noise, so your downstairs neighbours won't hate you if you decide to do a bit of redecorating in the middle of the night.

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    Get four sets (16 socks) on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    14. A pack of wine filter wands that'll cleanse your vino of histamines and sulfite preservatives to combat those nasty side effects of drinking, like headaches and upset stomachs. Reviewers say they improve the taste of wine and save them from hangovers (a real win-win).

    Two people stirring glasses of wine with wine filter wands
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    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $27.95. Also available in larger packs.

    15. A firming skin regeneration and repair cream made with snail mucus — yes, actual SNAIL MUCUS. It will leave you with bouncy, fresh skin and help fight fine lines, blemishes, acne, and scarring.

    Jeff Barron / BuzzFeed

    One BuzzFeed writer uses on a nightly basis and says it makes his skin noticeably firmer and more radiant.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.24.

    16. A trio of three-pronged microfibre tools that'll get all of the dust out of your blinds and vents. You can leave one in your car, one in your house-cleaning kit, and one in your office.

    The microfibre tools being used to clean out vents and blinds
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    The microfibre sleeves slide off, so you can throw them in the wash when you're done dusting.

    Get a three-pack on Amazon Canada for $16.59.

    17. A silicone ear wax-cleaning doodad that's gentler on your ear canal than classic cotton swabs. Reviewers say the flexible tip is great for digging out built-up wax and that it saves them from going to the doctor to get their ears irrigated.

    A silicon ear was-cleaning doodad with its 16 replacement heads
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    It comes with the base and 16 replacement heads.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    18. A breathable Bluetooth headphone headband that doubles as an eye mask, so you can block out both sound and light while you snooze. It can connect to any Bluetooth device up to 45 feet away, which is great if you're trying to stay away from your phone before bed.

    A person sleeping with the headphone headband over their eyes
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    Reviewers say it's super comfortable and is a great alternative for people who have a hard time falling asleep with headphones in their ears.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99+. Also available in grey.

    19. A pair of exfoliating konjac facial sponges that will help clear up your complexion, improve your skin texture, and rid your face of impurities. If you're lost: konjac is a plant, so these bad boys are 100% natural, vegan and biodegradable.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada $14.99 for two sponges.

    20. An eight-piece set of Sailor Moon-inspired makeup brushes to help you contour, buff, and blend your makeup to perfection. They're super cute, so you'll definitely want to keep them displayed on your vanity.

    The Sailor Moon-inspired brushes laid out on a table
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    They come with a velour pouch, so they're easy to travel with.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    21. A pack of clownfish-shaped tub stickers that'll add a little fun to your bath situation and to keep your feet from slipping and sliding around on puddles of water while you go through your routine. Reviewers say they have a strong grip and don't peel off easily (unless you're trying to remove them).

    Five clownfish tub stickers on the bottom of a bathtub with a rubber ducky
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    Get a pack of five on Amazon Canada for $8.99. Also available in a pufferfish style.

    22. A foldable Squatty Potty that'll put your body in the perfect squat position and basically make you a pro at pooping. Reviewers say the way it corrects your toilet posture keeps everything flowing the way Mother Nature intended.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the original Squatty Potty.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.90.

    23. A trio of no-pull scrunchies that have secret pockets where you can stash your tiniest treasures. They're made of velvet, so they won't tug on your strands like regular elastic bands, saving you from breakage.

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    Get a black, burgundy, and green set on Amazon Canada for $9.99. Also available in a cream, black, and blue set.

    24. A pack of light-up lightsaber chopsticks that'll make you feel like Luke Skywalker every time you sit down for a meal. Now all you have to do is choose your side: Jedis or Siths (don't worry, the set comes with both).

    Two pairs of lightsaber chopsticks on a wooden table
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    Get one red pair and one blue pair on Amazon Canada for $25.97.

    25. A corgi mousepad with a bodacious, bouncing booty that'll give your wrist the support it needs for a long day of surfing and scrolling. The little pillows create the perfect rest so you'll never leave your desk in pain again.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available in blue.

    26. A pack of magnetic false eyelashes that'll give you the long, luscious lashes you've dreamed of, without having to mess around with glue. Simply line your upper lash line with the included liquid liner (it has magnetic particles in it), use the tweezer tool to line the falsies up with your real lashes, and let them magentize together.

    A pack of five pairs of false eyelashes, the magnetic liner, and the tweezer tool
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    Reviewers say the liner formula doesn't irritate sensitive skin and that the application process is an actual breeze.

    Get five pairs on Amazon Canada for $29.97.

    27. A silicone paw cleaner that’ll scrub away dirt and grime from your pet's pads in mere moments. Just pop your dog’s paw in, twist the mouth, and let the silicone scrubbers work their magic.

    A person cleaning a dog's paw with the paw cleaner
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99+. Available in three colours and three sizes.

    28. A jade massage tool that'll help increase blood flow and microcirculation in your skin. Reviewers say it helps with puffiness and makes them look and feel more refreshed.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.90. Also available in a three-pointed design and in a pack of two.

    29. And finally, a vertical ergonomic mouse that's shaped like a shark's fin and is way easier on your hands than the traditional style. Reviewers love that it puts minimal strain on their wrists and say it performs like more expensive models.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

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