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    36 Genius Products You’ll Probably Use 365 Days A Year

    You'll want these on hand 24/7.

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    1. A super-slim slide-out storage unit that'll turn the gap between your counter and fridge into valuable storage space. You can also use it in your laundry room to tuck away your stash of cleaning liquids and dryer sheets.

    A pull-out storage unit in the gap between a counter and fridge
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $48.80+. Available in three sizes.

    2. A pack of reusable interdental brushes that have soft nylon bristles and are small enough to fit in your pocket. They're way more effective than traditional floss and are especially great if you have permanent retainers.

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    Flossing with permanent retainers is a difficult task, and these little doodads make the process so much easier. They easily slide under my wires and unstick pesky things (like popcorn kernels) super easily.

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $4.78. Available in five colours.

    3. A set of cat-shaped self-watering globes that'll keep your plant friends happy and healthy. They'll slowly seep water into soil over three weeks, so you don't need to stress if you forget to give them their daily dose of H2O.

    Three self-watering globes in a plant
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    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $26.99. Available in three styles.

    4. 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 $18.32.

    5. A surge-protecting outlet that's also a shelf, so you can charge your devices and not worry about accidentally stepping on them. It has six regular sockets and three USB ports, giving you plenty of room to plug in all of your gadgets.

    An iPhone on top of the shelf of the surge-protecting outlet
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    6. A set of bedsheet clips that'll keep your fitted sheet in place, so you don't wake up tangled in your covers after a few tosses and turns. They can be adjusted to your perfect degree of tightness, so even your looser sheets will stay snug.

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    "These were a lifesaver for my mom. She has a very thick mattress AND a mattress topper on her bed. She uses fitted sheets with extra-deep pockets, but the corners still slide off all the time, and it was beyond annoying to have to fix the sheets every time she got into bed. Then we got these clips to see if they'd make a difference, and they did! They're very easy to install: Just attach the metal clips to the four corners of the fitted sheet and slide them around the bottom of your mattress when you put the sheet on. The stretchy elastic straps are also adjustable to create the perfect amount of tension. And when it's time to wash your sheets, you can just unclip them. My mom hasn't had to adjust the sheets since, so I'm calling it a win." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a set of four from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    7. A set of adhesive bear-shaped phone grips that'll attach right to your phone socket and allow you to keep an eye on your map while you're driving. The bear's ears can be used to hold cables, if you have any loose cords hanging around your dash.

    A person placing their phone socket into the bear-shaped phone mount
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    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    8. A gritty double-sided foot file that'll scrape away all the dead skin from your tootsies and leave them feeling silky smooth. The bumpy side is great for removing callouses and the smooth side works to maintain softness and stimulate blood circulation.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    9. A pair of cylindrical laundry bags that'll keep your shoes from getting caught, tangled, and torn in the wash. They're made of thick polyester fibre and have plastic brackets at both ends to prevent the bag from collapsing during a cycle.

    A person putting the mesh bag filled with shoes into a washing machine
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    10. A portable dog water bottle that'll keep your four-legged friend hydrated on long walks and outdoor adventures. Using it is simple: just press the button to fill the built-in bowl with water and let your canine companion get to sippin'.

    A dog drinking from the dog water bottle on a patch of grass
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    11. A pair of upgraded Magic Eraser sponges that are waaaay more durable than the original version. Whether you're tackling crayon stains on your walls, built-up grime in your bathroom, or scuff marks on your patio furniture, they're sure to come in handy.

    A person wiping away crayon marks on a wall with a Magic Earaser
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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $2.97.

    12. A USB-rechargeable pocket-sized mister to give your morning skincare routine a luxurious lil' upgrade and keep you feeling fresh and awake throughout the day. It delivers an ultra-fine spritz of water, so you won't be left with a soaked face or dripping mascara.

    A person sliding the nano mister into their pocket
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    13. A sloth to-do notepad that'll make even your most boring plans look adorable. It has space for appointments, errands, and to-do lists.

    A person holding the sloth note pad over a marble counter
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    "There are two things I love: sloths and not forgetting what I'm supposed to do for work. And while I *am* excellent at watching every sloth video available on the internet, I am *not* great at staying organized. Enter this handy-dandy sloth to-do notepad. It helps me break down my weekly tasks by priority so I never get overwhelmed by a busy week — aka when I get an email about something I need to do, instead of going 'oh crap, I need to remember to do that later', I just write it down and finish whatever I'm doing first. I should mention each page is technically for individual days, but luckily for me I don't have an entire agenda per day, so I plan out by week." —Emma McAnaw

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.99.

    14. A phone grip, if you're constantly dropping your device, but bulky phone sockets aren't for you. It lays flat on your phone and is large enough to fit all of your fingers through, if you want a more secure grip.

    A person holding their phone with the elastic phone grip
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.84+. Avilable in 19 styles.

    15. A dual-ended tube of e.l.f lash and brow gel that'll help you achieve a no-makeup makeup look in seconds. It's not sticky at all, but will lift your brow hairs and lashes to the high heavens and keep them there all day long.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    This is my favourite quick-fix product for when I want to feel a little bit more put together, but don't want to go all out with my 52-step beauty routine.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.97.

    16. A divided cutlery holder that stacks your forks, knives, and spoons on top of each other. It only takes up a fraction of a drawer, so you have more space for all your cooking tools and knick-knacks.

    A person putting a fork into the divided cutlery holder
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.30.

    17. A latex-free face-cleansing sponge that'll help gently remove your makeup at the end of the day. Its unique design allows it to get into all the nooks and crannies of your face as it gently exfoliates away dirt, oil, and built-up product.

    A face-cleansing sponge in front of a background of product swatches
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    18. A squiggly S'well ice cube tray that'll create sticks of ice that are slim enough to fit into almost any bottle. It's made of silicone, instead of hard plastic, making the cubes easier to pop out of their moulds.

    A person holding the ice cube tray filled with lemon-mint ice cubes
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.07.

    19. A leakproof garbage can, because your backseat is starting to look a little too much like a landfill for your liking. You can clip it to your centre console or seat, so it won't tip over when you make a sharp turn.

    A car garbage bag attached to the centre console of a car
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    It comes with 20 liner bags that'll save you from getting its interior all gunked up.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99. Also available with a black strap.

    20. An under-cabinet utensil holder that'll keep your larger kitchen tools from taking up valuable counter and drawer space. It's lined with flexible grippers, making it easy to slide your whisks and spoons in and out.

    The utensil holder holding three wooden spoons and a strainer
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.

    21. A hidden toilet brush holder that'll hook behind your toilet tank, keeping it out of sight and clearing up space on your bathroom floor. Reviewers love that it isn't an eyesore (like most toilet brushes), but still super accessible.

    The toilet brush hidden behind a toilet tank
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.89.

    22. An adjustable phone tripod with non-slip feet and three bendable tentacles that make it easy to attach it to pretty much anything. It comes with a wireless remote, so you can snap pictures or shoot videos from a distance.

    A phone tripod holding an iPhone attached to a wood railing
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    23. A pack of stretchy silicone bookmarks with fingers that'll point right to the line where you left off. If you're always losing your place, these will save you a ton of annoyance.

    Two silicone bookmarks pointing to different lines on the same page
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    Get a pack of ten on Amazon Canada for $11.66.

    24. A cozy weighted blanket that'll help you sleep like an actual baby. It's packed with temperature-controlling glass beads and microfibre lining that make it breathable, so you won't overheat, even when you're using it in the summer.

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    Reviewers say that this has helped them fall asleep faster, aided their anxiety, and helped with insomia and PTSD.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $74.99+. Available in six weights, three sizes, and three colours.

    25. A motion-activated purse light that'll make finding your keys or wallet in your bottomless tote a heck of a lot easier. Reviewers say that it stays on for long enough for them to find what they're looking for (15 seconds) and that it comes in especially handy at night.

    A purse light illuminating the inside of a tote bag
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    26. An ultra-thin fanny pack that's the perfect minimalist accessory for your essentials. It has two RFID-blocking layers, so you can carry your cards and not worry about your important info being stolen.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99+. Available in three colours.

    27. A bamboo bedside shelf that'll clamp right to your bed frame and save you from sharing your bed with a pile of gadgets, glasses, and books. It has a built-in cupholder, side slots for your cables to run through, and a headphone stand (aka everything you could ever want or need).

    A book, tablet, cellphone and light on top of a bedside shelf
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.99.

    28. A pair of footwear deodorizers to keep your kicks from stinking up your entire home. They're packed with activated charcoal that prevents the buildup of harmful mould, mildew, bacteria, and fungi, so your feet will be healthier and happier, too.

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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $13+. Available in four styles.

    29. A portable door lock that doesn't require any tools to install, and will make you feel safer in your home or hotel room. If your landlord won't let you install additional permanent locks or you've got a nosy roommate who won't mind their own business, this little doodad is calling your name.

    A  portable door lock wedged into a door beside the handle
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.98.

    30. A collapsible microwave popcorn bowl that requires zero oil, so all you need are the kernels to get the job done. Reviewers love how they no longer create extra waste with popcorn bags and say it's a cinch to clean and use.

    A person putting the popcorn bowl in a microwave
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.24.

    31. A pack of tie-free shoelaces that'll transform your favourite sneakers into slip-ons, so you won't need to tie your shoes every time you run an errand or take out the trash. Reviewers say they make shoes super easy to slide on and off and won't loosen if you break into a sprint.

    A pair of Converse with tie-free shoelaces in them
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    Some colours are reflective, which is great if you like running or jogging at night.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99. Available in 33 colours.

    32. A petite kitchen timer that's shaped like a stand mixer and will save you from overcooking your muffins. It can run for up to 60-minutes, meaning you won't have to restart it over and over again.

    A kitchen time on top of a book next to its packaging
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    33. A faux leather key pouch that has enough space for your essentials, so you'll no longer have to carry around a bulky wallet. It's equipped with six key rings and two slots where you can keep cash and cards.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99+. Available in seven colours.

    34. A durable hanger holder that'll help you maximize your storage space. It's also awesome for hang-drying clothes in your laundry room, if you haven't got space for a whole rack.

    Two hangers hanging from the hanger holder
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    All the hardware you need to install it is included.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.97.

    35. A dishwasher magnet that tells you the state of what's inside, so you don't even have to exert any energy opening the door (just remember to flip it).

    The magnet on the door of a dishwasher
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    36. And finally, a celestial One Line a Day journal that'll take you a whole five years to complete. Now all your most treasured mems will be conveniently kept in one written time capsule.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.61. Also available in floral print.

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