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    27 Cheap Things That’ll Solve All Your Little (But Annoying) Problems

    TBH, I'm annoyed by everything.

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    1. A pair of mesh seat separators that'll block kids and pets from crawling into the front seat of your car. They've got two built-in pockets, so you can store your trinkets and treasures in them, too.

    A mess of items on a car seat and the same stuff in an organizer
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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    2. A pack of silicone brushes that you can use to evenly apply serums, moisturizers, and masks without getting your hands all goopy. No more mess + zero waste = something I can get on board with.

    Four silicone brushes on a hexagonal plate
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    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $4.09.

    3. A set of crisper inserts that'll extend the life of your produce, so you'll never be stuck with a soggy salad. They'll suction right to the walls of your drawers, so they won't eat up valuable veggie real estate.

    A crisper inset on the wall of  fridge drawer
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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $22.34. Also available in a version without suction cups.

    4. A pair of gel toe separators that'll help relieve aches and pains, and properly align your toes. Reviewers say that they're comfortable enough to wear around the house, and have noticed a major difference in their bunions and plantar fasciitis since using them.

    A person's feet with toe separators between their toes
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    Get a set of two for $16.99. Also available in a larger size.

    5. A tub of anti-breakage hair mask from Marc Anthony, if your tresses break every time you brush them. It's packed with caffeine and ginseng that'll strengthen and restore your locks to their former glory.

    A tub of the hair mask on a pile of chains
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    6. A deodorant-removing sponge, in case you accidentally get white marks on your clothes when you're getting ready in a hurry. Reviewers say that it's also great for removing laundry detergent residue, as well.

    A deodorant-removing sponge next to a black shirt and a stick of deodorant
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.99.

    7. 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.

    A person removing hair from their car seat with the detailer
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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 $18.

    8. A bucket of crack-resistant spackle that goes on pink, but dries white, so you'll know when you're ready to sand. It can be used both indoors and outdoors, meaning you can use it to touch up just about any crack or crevice in your home.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.70.

    9. 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.

    10. A flexible pasta strainer that'll snap right onto the edge of your pot or pan. If you've ever accidentally burned your hands with scalding water while pouring out your pasta water, this may be your new best friend.

    A person pouring pasta water into their sink through the strainer
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    It's made of BPA-free silicone and is dishwasher safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada $11.98+. Also available in red.

    11. A pack of brush-cleansing cloths that'll remove built-up product from your beauty tools in just a few swipes. Reviewers say they're an awesome, speedy solution between deep cleans and don't leave any residue behind.

    A pack of cleansing cloths beside two makeup brushes
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    Get a pack of 25 wipes on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    12. A tiny trash can that'll slide conveniently into one of your car's cup holders for easy access. Now you can blow your nose and not keep your gross tissues hanging around in your cup holders.

    A person opening the cup holder trash can
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    Get it on Amazon Canda for $16.05. Also available in pink.

    13. A pack of anti-slip glasses pads that'll stick right onto the bridge of your specs to make them more comfortable. They'll eliminate pinching and keep your glasses from sliding down your nose, even when you're sweaty.

    A pair of glasses with the nose pads on them
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    They're transparent, so they won't mess up your look, either.

    Get a pack of 12 pairs on Amazon Canada $13.99.

    14. A potato keeper that'll save your spuds from rotting long before they should. It'll give them a dark, ventilated place to call home, if you're lacking space inside your cupboards.

    potatoes and onions inside the potato keeper
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.62.

    15. A trio of three-pronged microfibre tools that'll get all of the dust out of your blinds and vents. Bye dust, see you never!

    The microfibre tools being used to clean out vents and blinds
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    They microfibre sleeve slides off, so you can throw it in the wash when you're done dusting.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.59.

    16. A pack of reusable faux leather cleaning pads that'll wipe away smudges and make your screens sparkle. The elastic strap on the back makes them easy to hold, so they're perfect for anyone who suffers from mobility issues.

    People wiping down their gadgets with the screen cleaners
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    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $15.99+. Available in three colour combos.

    17. A mesh bra bag that'll save your delicates from getting mangled in the wash. It has a compartment for each cup to ensure that your lingerie won't get bashed around.

    A bra inside the mesh bag
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.

    18. A pair of dual-handled snack cups with no-spill tops that'll stop your toddler from flinging their food everywhere. They'll fit into most standard cupholders, so you can take them on the road, too.

    A toddler eating cereal out of a snack cup
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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $11.86+. Also available in blue and green.

    19. A pair of beauty product spatulas that'll help you get every last bit of product out of your makeup containers. Gone are the days of throwing out half of your $72 holy grail foundation before it's even done.

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    "The regular spatula is great for medium to large-sized bottles like lotion, shampoo, or conditioner. It's long enough to get to the bottom of the containers and the end of the handle is on an angle so you have more control. The mini spatula is perfect for makeup bottles. I used it all the time when the pump on one of my serum bottles stopped working. I figure after using these spatulas for a few months, I've probably saved more than a few loonies and toonies on makeup and skincare. Plus, it's super satisfying to see how much product comes out. I knew there was more in there!" —Kaysey Davis

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.28. Available in three colours.

    20. A tub of budget-friendly nail cream that'll make your talons longer and stronger than ever before, so they wont crack or break. It can also be used to moisturize your hands and dry, calloused feet, if that's something you struggle with.

    A person holding a tub of nail cream
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    I bought this because the winter got the best of my nails, leaving me with hangnails galore. I actually saw results after one use, and now my nails are tough enough to not break every time I crack open my laptop and start typing (an actual problem I was having).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.94. Also available in a larger size.

    21. A bottle of Mario Badescu drying lotion that'll suck all the gross juice out of your zits and make 'em disappear in a flash. It even works wonders on cystic acne and tough, under-the-skin spots.

    The bottle of drying lotion on a starry backdrop
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    Get it from on Sephora Canada for $23.

    22. A pack of shoe wipes that'll get all the gross gunk off your kicks, without damaging them. They're safe to use on leather, suede, nubuck, and fabric, so you can clean all the boots and sneakers in your collection with them.

    the wipes on top of a pair of sneakers
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    Get a pack of 15 wipes from Simons for $8.

    23. 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 $15.51.

    24. A best-selling posture corrector that'll stop you from slouching and maybe even cure your backaches. The design is pretty low-key, so you can wear it under your clothes and no one will know.

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    Reviewers say they felt a difference right away and mention that it's super simple put on and adjust.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    25. A hanging compression bag that'll magically shrink your clothes and help keep your closet clutter-free. Congratulations! You can finally pack away all your winter coats and ski jackets until you're ready to use them again (it's fall, not winter, people).

    A before and after showing jackets in and out of the compression bag
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99. Available in five non-hanging styles, too.

    26. A pack of Velcro cord ties to organize all those wires and doodads that are currently floating around your junk drawer. They're a lot more effective than rubber bands and zip ties, and are easy to adjust and remove.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    I am basically the queen of getting wires tangled. From headphones to computer cords, everything I owned used to have at least one knot in it — until I bought these babies. They've helped me keep everything that's not currently in use perfectly wrapped. Not only is this more convenient for me, but it extends the lives of my cords because I no longer spend minutes yanking at them.

    Get a pack of 25 ties on Amazon Canada for $9.39. Also available in grey and in larger packs.

    27. And finally, a mini bottle of dry shampoo for when you've over-conditioned your hair and things are looking a little too greasy for your liking. It also smells like a dream, so you won't need to put on any perfume.

    A person holding a bottle of dry shampoo
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $13.50.

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