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    31 Random And Useful Things That You Should Add To Your Amazon Cart ASAP

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    1. A pair of gel heel sleeves that are packed with mineral oil and vitamins to soothe your dry, cracked heels. Reviewers say they keep their heels feeling super soft, without restricting their toes.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99. Available in three colours and two styles.

    2. A set of durable packing cubes that'll turn you into a wizard when it comes to stuffing your suitcase. These ones have mesh tops, so you won't have to dismantle your entire bag to find what you need.

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    The set contains four cubes in various sizes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.59+. Available in six colours.

    3. A tube of egg white pore foam that tightens enlarged pores and smooths fine lines and wrinkles. Egg whites are believed to help stimulate the growth of collagen cells, so it'll make your skin firmer, too.

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    Reviewers say that it's great for sensitive skin and removes dirt and built-up gunk without feeling harsh.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.97.

    4. A back scratcher that can get at all those hard-to-reach places. Reviewers love how compact it is and say the back-and-forth motion helps soothe itches like none other.

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    One side of it has shorter, duller spikes while the other has longer, pointier ones.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    5. A deck of encouraging cards that'll get you out of your comfort zone. If you're feeling stuck in a rut or drained of creativity, these might inspire you take some chances.

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    It comes with 150 prompt cards, so it'll take a while to get through all of them.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.51.

    6. A pair of universal phone display stands that'll allow you to stream or FaceTime to your heart's content, without cramping your digits. It comes in a pack of two, so you can keep one at home and the other at work.

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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    7. A stain stick that every messy person needs in their life. Using it is simple: just apply it to any stain, run it under water, and let it do its thing. Reviewers say it works on everything, from coffee to tomato sauce.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.59.

    8. A handheld precision hair trimmer that'll help you rid unwanted fuzz from your nose, ears, and brows. Reviewers love that it removes hair without ripping it out and doesn't cause irritation.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.98.

    9. A pillowy sleep mask that'll block out every little bit of light and is also a saviour for headaches. It's packed with gel beads to gently massage your face and can be frozen for extra pain relief.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    10. A set of adhesive rug corners that'll keep your carpet from migrating around your floor and curling up (a major tripping hazard). Reviewers say they're great for bathmats, too.

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    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $15.81.

    11. A tube of Shoo Goo to repair your busted sneaks and make them good as new. Reviewers love that it's completely waterproof and transparent, so it won't ruin the look of your shoes.

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    One reviewer says it holds better than professional repairs, so you'll definitely get your money's worth.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.67.

    12. A mini pet hair detailer that'll get every last bit of fluff of your furniture (even the most stubborn bits that your vacuum can't pick up). Its teeny-tiny size allows it to get into every nook and cranny, so you won't miss any stray pieces.

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    Reviewers say it makes their stuff look brand new and that it works wonders in cars.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.20.

    13. A pair of high-waisted leggings that, reviewers say, are totally squat proof. They're made of four-way, sweat-wicking stretch fabric and have a hidden pocket in the waistband where you can store your keys or phone.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in ten colours and sizes XS-4XL.

    14. An Alexa-enabled Echo Plus that'll be your personal assistant when you can't even fathom moving. You can connect it to your lights and thermostat, so you won't have to emerge from your blanket cocoon to do basic tasks.

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    It's also a speaker, so you can use it to catch up on podcasts or listen to playlists.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.99. Available in three colours and in three bundle options.

    15. A bestselling cushy barbell pad that'll save you from getting beat up and bruised by a weighted barbell. Reviewers say that it's a million times better than using a towel or mat and are impressed by how it's the perfect balance of firm and squishy.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99. Also available in black.

    16. A Kindle Paperwhite, so that you can carry a whole library of books with you wherever you go. Not only is this a more eco-friendly option than a paperback, but it allows you to magnify the font and change the boldness of the text, if you're having a hard time seeing.

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    It's waterproof and looks like real paper (without any glare) in the sunlight, so you can read on the beach or in the backyard.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $114.99+. Available in 8GB and 32GB capacities.

    17. A grout pen that’ll cover up more permanent blemishes between your tiles in a few easy strokes. It's antibacterial and can help prevent mould from reappearing.

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    Consider this the concealer of the bathroom world.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.80+. Available in three colours and two sizes.

    18. A roll of cheese storage paper that regulates humidity to keep your favourite bries, havartis, and cheddars from getting too moist or too dry. Reviewers say it keeps cheese tasting fresh and combats mould like nothing else.

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    Get 15 sheets on Amazon Canada for $23.51. Also available in bag form.

    19. A rainbow kabuki brush that'll put all your other face tools to shame and give you enviable cheekbones with almost no effort. Kardashian-esque contour, here you come.

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    The bristles are synthetic and vegan friendly.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.56.

    20. A travel laundry bag that folds up super small and can be attached to any bag or backpack. You can also use it to separate your clean clothes from the dirty stuff in your bag.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99+. Also available in an airplane print.

    21. A durable hanger holder to help you maximize your storage space. You can put multiple hangers on each loop if you're working with a larger wardrobe, to really make the most of it. It's also awesome for hang-drying clothes in your laundry room.

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    All the hardware you need to install it is included.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.45.

    22. A pack of cute cat gel pens that write smoothly and are totally leakproof, so you won’t get splotches on your page.

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    All pens contain black ink.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $3.

    23. An adjustable teaspoon and tablespoon so that you can tackle a recipe without using a thousand different tools. They'll also free up space in your drawers, so you can fill them with even more gadgets.

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    The teaspoon measures increments of ⅛ teaspoon to one full teaspoon, and the tablespoon measures one teaspoon up to one tablespoon.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.91.

    24. An exfoliating coffee scrub that will give your body the gift of soft skin and a jolt of energy in the shower. Coffee's not just for drinking, y'all.

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    This one is formulated for sensitive skin and made of organic ground coffee, sweet almond oil, vitamin E oil, sea salt, and coconut sugar. It's plant-based, non-toxic, paraben free, non-GMO, and cruelty free.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available in crème brûlée scent.

    25. A pack of colourful rubber gear ties to keep your junk drawer organized. These are ideal for headphones, computer chargers, USB cables, and all your other essentials.

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    Word to the wise: they're only three inches long so they may not work with bulkier cords.

    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $4.98.

    26. A set of wallet-sized pastel highlighters that'll easily fit into smaller pockets and pencil cases. As an added bonus, they won't dry out, even if their caps are left off for hours.

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    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada $9.40+. Also available in a pack of six.

    27. A pack of intense rescue shots that are like the hair equivalent of an elixir shot at a juice bar. They have Pro-Vitamin B5, strengthening lipids, and natural glycerin that'll bring your dry hair back to life.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.97.

    28. A Pusheen cross stitch kit that every twentysomething grandma would probably appreciate. It comes with everything you'll need to create a mini work of art.

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    The kit includes an embroidery hoop, two cloths, two tapestry needles, four packs of embroidery thread, and an instruction booklet. Reviewers say it's great for total newbies!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.38.

    29. A microfibre drying mat that'll blend right in with your marble countertop (or make it look like you have a marble countertop).

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.74. Available in thirteen patterns and colours.

    30. A pack of all-natural boot wipes that are strong enough to even remove salt stains (everyone's nightmare). They're also great for jackets and handbags, so go ahead and scrub down your whole wardrobe with 'em.

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    They work on suede, rubber, fabric, and nubuck (AKA almost everything).

    Get a pack of 15 for $8.99.

    31. And finally, an essential oil blend that will keep you relaxed during the worst time of the month. Reviewers love how it naturally alleviates their worst PMS symptoms, like nausea, cramps, and bloating.

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    This formula is packed with lavender, clary sage, ylang ylang, copaiba, palmarosa, cedarwood, fennel, bergamot, carrot seed, chamomile, geranium, ginger, and patchouli.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.69+. Available in three sizes.

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