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    32 Genius Products That’ll Make You Think, “How Have I Been Living My Life Without You?”

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    1. A four-piece set of drill brush heads that'll transform your power tools into cleaning gadgets. From gross grout lines to fingerprint-covered window panes, your built-up dirt and grime will be no match for your new high-powered cleaning tools.

    The four brush heads on drills cleaning various areas of a bathroom
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    The set includes a soft sponge for light scrubbing, a medium scrubber for polishing, a stiff nylon round brush for all-purpose cleaning, and a medium stiffness nylon ball brush for corners and lines. Oh, and if you don't have a drill, you can grab one here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    2. A pack of biodegradable sneaker wipes that'll get all the gross gunk off your kicks in just a few easy swipes. They come individually packaged, so you can throw a few in your bag if you're travelling.

    A person cleaning their shoes with a sneaker wipe
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    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada for $11.99. Also available in a version for leather.

    3. A handy phone mount that clips right to your car's air vent and will allow you to keep an eye on your map while you're driving. It has rubber-coated feet and arms that hold your device in place, so you won't have to worry about it getting bashed around on bumpy roads.

    An iPhone  secured in the phone mount
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    The arms are expandable, so you can stretch it to fit larger models.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    4. 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.

    5. A smiley face pancake pan that'll help you make uniform stacks of emoji-themed flapjacks, so you can capture some serious #foodporn. It makes seven at a time, so you can fill your entire brunch spread in just a few batches.

    Smiley face pancakes on the griddle and on a plate
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    Reviewers say they're the perfect size for kids.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45. Available in five styles.

    6. A set of erasable Crayola highlighters that you can easily buff away, if you make a mistake. Reviewers love how vibrant they are and say that they don't bleed through paper, even when you press hard.

    Two erasable highlighters on top of a bullet journal
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    They have highlighter pens on one end and erasers on the other.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $7.95.

    7. A citrus reamer that'll catch the seeds for you, so you won't need to worry about getting unwanted crunchy bits in your paella or pasta. Reviewers love how easy it is to use and say it gets every drop of juice out of their limes and lemons.

    A person using the citrus reamer to juice a lemon over a rice dish
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.74.

    8. A palm-sized brush-cleaning mat with a textured surface that'll suction right to the side of your sink, so you can efficiently scrub your beauty tools. Because it's so small, it won't take up a ton of space in your bag when you're travelling (you may even be able to squeeze it into your makeup bag!).

    A person scrubbing a brush on the brush-cleaning mat
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.69. Also available in pink.

    9. A space-saving collapsible colander that won't take up a ton of space in your kitchen cabinets. It has expandable arms that can be stretched to fit the width of your sink, so you don't have to worry about it tipping over while you strain your pasta or veggies.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.98+. Available in three colours.

    10. A pack of mouldable glue that can be used on aluminum, steel, ceramics, glass, wood, and even some fabrics. Whether you need to repair a frayed cord or create a hook for your toothbrush, this stuff is bound to come in handy.

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    Get a pack of eight pieces on Amazon Canada for $23.99+. Available in seven colour variety packs.

    11. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker that'll suction right your tiles and take your shower performance to the next level. It has a built-in microphone, so you can answer calls while you're relaxing in the bath and not worry about your phone taking a dip.

    The speaker suctioned to a wall next to a shower head
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.99.

    12. A set of downright adorable animal cord protectors that'll keep your wires in place. They'll also save your old cords from fraying when they're on their last legs, so you don't have to buy new ones.

    Several different animal cord protectors on a table, one attached to a cord being inserted into an iPad
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    Get a set of 15 on Amazon Canada for $13.99. Also available in a set of 18.

    13. A blackhead remover tool kit that comes with a double-ended, looped pimple extractor and a pair of curved, needle-point tweezers to help you banish blemishes. Reviewers say they're great for getting at hard-to-reach areas, like around your nostrils.

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    It comes with a case, so your tools won't get dirty or bent out of shape.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.95.

    14. A Sushi bazooka that'll save you from trekking to your local Japanese joint to grab takeout. Just pack it with your favourite fillings, press it out onto nori, and voila! You have restaurant-level maki.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    15. A five-pack of extra-large reusable nylon totes that fold up into tiny squares for easy storage. Reviewers say they're a cinch to refold and are sturdy enough to hold a ton of groceries (like, two of these bags hold what five regular grocery bags could carry).

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    Get a pack of five for $20.98. Available in five different mixed pattern packs.

    16. This aesthetically-pleasing braided extension cord that'll give your cables an extra eight feet of length, so you can easily stretch them to your bed or behind your desk. It won't fray as easily as plastic-coated wires because it's covered in a thick, woven fabric.

    Two plugs attached to the braided extension cord
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.47+. Available in 11 colours.

    17. A pack of reusable Food Huggers that wrap around your fruit and veggie halves to seal in freshness. There's even one that's small enough to fit over a banana!

    A jar, an apple, and a pepper covered with food huggers
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    Reviewers love how these extend the life of their produce and say they're easy to clean, too.

    Get a pack of five for $21.49.

    18. A deodorant-sized pomade stick that you can use to slick down your pesky flyaways. Reviewers say it smells amazing (its scent has notes of blood orange, rhubarb, and leather accord), so you won't need to spray yourself down with perfume before leaving the house.

    A person holding a pomade stick
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.

    19. A fancy-looking pill remover that's about the size of a tennis ball, so it won't take up a ton of cupboard real estate. You can use it to remove lint that's accumulated on your carpet, furniture, clothes, and everything in between.

    A person using the pill remover on a piece of furniture
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    20. A pair of metal under-shelf baskets that'll seriously come in handy if you're lacking cupboard space in your kitchen. They have two arms that extend below the baskets that you can use to hold extra mugs or rolls of paper towel, too.

    two under-shelf baskets filled with dishware
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    You can also use them inside your cabinets, if you don't love the look of exposed plates or pantry goods.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    21. A set of chain extenders that'll give you a few extra inches on your favourite necklaces and bracelets. If you struggle with super tight chokers or just want a bit more length to create a layered look with your jewels, these are sure to come in handy.

    Three chain extenders on a wooden coaster
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    Get a pack of ten on Amazon Canada for $10.99. Available in three styles and in a mixed gold and silver pack.

    22. A compact deodorant ball that’s a lot more convenient to carry with you than a full stick of deodorant. Reviewers say it's great for travelling and that the ball-shaped container makes the product easy to apply.

    A ball of deodorant in a bouquet of roses
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2+. Available in three scents.

    23. A super-soft rippled bath mat that you can fold up and drain right over your shower head. It has tiny slits cut into the pattern that strain out water to prevent mould and mildew from growing in your tub.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.74.

    24. A pair of silicone liner sheets that'll catch falling pieces of food, so you don't have to clean the bottom of your oven on a bi-weekly basis. They can also be used in microwaves and toaster ovens, too (just trim them to fit).

    An oven with a liner sheet on the bottom catching crumbs
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    25. A bottle of fast-drying nail polish drops that'll set your manicure in 60 seconds flat. It's packed with jojoba oil and vitamin E, so it'll help keep your cuticles in tip-top shape, too.

    A person putting nail polish drops on their finished manicure
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.80.

    26. A metallic memory card case to keep all of your digital photos and files protected and in one place. The rubberized trays can fit eight memory cards, and reviewers note that it tucks them in tight, so there's no chance of them bashing around inside.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    27. A six-pack of bottle openers that use magnets to hold caps in place, so you'll be able to pop them off in one try. Cracking open a cold one shouldn't take a lot of elbow grease, and these handy doodads will make it super easy.

    A person using the bottle opener to crack open a beer
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    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    28. A pack of mini corkscrew hair pins that will keep your updo secure and looking stylish from dawn 'til dusk. One of these little guys has the holding power of 20 bobby pins, so you only need to use one or two.

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    Reviewers say they're great for long, thick hair and that a single pin can hold a messy bun all day long.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $6.97.

    29. A clip-on book light, if you're a night owl who likes to get all of your reading (or studying) done after the sun goes down. The flexible holder allows you to bend it to hit your page at just the right angle.

    A person using the book light to illuminate the pages of their novel
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    30. A fox-shaped toothbrush holder that'll keep your toothbrush from collecting germs on your countertop (no thank you). It can suction to tiles or mirrors, making it easy to find space for.

    The toothbrush holder holding a toothbrush against a wall
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.19+. Available in five different animal shapes.

    31. A set of stainless steel measuring spoons that stick together with the help of powerful magnets. Because they're attached to each other, they take up less drawer space, which is great if you're not working with a ton of kitchen space.

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    I hate measuring spoons that come on a keyring, because if you dirty one, you need to wash the whole lot. Not with these! You simply detach whichever tools you need and leave the rest sparkling clean. They're also dishwasher safe, so you don't need to spend your precious time trying to scrub off flour or honey.

    Get a set of four (¼ teaspoon, ½ teaspoon, 1 teaspoon, and 1 tablespoon) on Amazon Canada for $18.49. There's a cup version available, too, if you want to complete your baking set.

    32. And finally, a silicone ear-cleaning tool 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 person using the ear-cleaning tool
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    It comes with the base and 16 replacement heads.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

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