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    28 Products So Useful, You'll Want To Share Their Existence With Everyone

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    1. A password journal in case you forget every password under the sun. Just be sure to store it in a safe place and never share your passwords with others, even if you're showing off this book. *Wait, what was my Netflix password again? It's in the book.*


    This is also set in alphabetical order so you don't have to run around looking high and low for that gmail password.

    Promising review: "This was exactly what I wanted. The book has a heavy plastic cover and heavy-duty wire binding. The paper is good quality, although my favorite gel pens did have some bleed-through. I'd recommend ballpoint or pencil. The entries have wide spaces, with room for website, email, username, password, and notes (which is perfect for noting the answers to those security questions... What's your favorite ice cream flavor? I don't remember what I answered a year ago!). The password section has a good number of extra lines, for those sites that make you change your password with annoying frequency." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three sizes).

    2. A chainmail scrubber to clean any burned on bits that have stayed on your stainless or cast-iron pots and pans way past due.


    Promising review: "Prior to purchasing this, our cast-iron cleaning routine consisted of rinsing followed by a quick scrub using coarse sea salt and a paper towel. This gadget is great for a more thorough cleaning, especially on stubborn areas. It's very effective and cleaning is quite easy, requiring nothing more than a quick rinse. The small ring attached to it is useful for hanging on a pot rack. Recommended." —Cooking the Books

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    3. The no-fuss Glossier Lidstar that will have you pushing your other eye makeup to the side. A few swipes and a dab of the finger will have your eyes shining like the top of the Chrysler building.


    Promising review: "I've been using the same loose powder shadow for the last 10 years and I never had any desire to change. I picked out the Cub shade just to fill my cart for other Glossier purchases and it has now turned into one of my new favorite products! I have dark hair, blue eyes, and fair skin so by the picture, I wasn't sure how this would translate with my coloring but it is absolutely stunning. It goes on so easy with the applicator and is quite literally the perfect natural shade while still playing into a sultry look for me. LOVE LOVE LOVE!" —elena.mwright13

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in eight shades).

    4. A splurge-worthy Smeg espresso machine to make cafe quality cappuccinos from the comfort of your own home. It's aesthetic alone is truly everything.,

    Choose between two different cup sizes and a steam option on this high-tech machine! It features an adjustable cappuccino system (my absolute fave way to drink coffee), a flow stop function to customize your coffee length, the ability to adjust your coffee temperature and water hardness, AND can also be used as a hot water dispenser! It comes with a one liter removable water tank with optional water filters as well as three filters.

    Promising review: "This is by far the best item I have ever purchased off of Amazon!! I no longer stop at Starbucks. I race home to my perfect pink espresso maker! Truly love this item. If I could I would marry it!" —mads

    Get it from Amazon for $489.95+ (available in five colors).

    5. A clip-on sleeve since you're always losing your lip balm in the abyss that is the bottom of your bag, and you want to keep it handy at all times.

    sleeve holding chapstick

    Never lose your overabundance of lip balms again!

    Promising review: "Lifesaver. Hooks into work badge. Just yesterday, I actually used the entire lip balm before losing or washing it, LOL. (First time ever)." —Mary

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $8.09+ (available in 12 color combos).

    6. A smart funnel so you can transfer liquids from one bottle into a new one. You know, when you have two ketchups open and one is on its last limb? This funnel will help you transport the leftover ketchup into the newer bottle with no problems.

    smart funnel attached to two water jugs

    Promising review: "I purchased this for myself to try and then bought them as Christmas gifts. It gets every last drop of shampoo, lotion, soap, etc., out of the bottles. I've decided to buy another one for the kitchen for things like dressing, ketchup, mustard, and oils. Helps with clutter and will save money over time by not wasting the last bit in the containers." —Diane H

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    7. An over-the-seat car trash bag in case you tend to stuff all those used napkins and empty chip bags in your door compartments. This will help keep your car spotless.

    TheModMobile / Etsy, TheModMobile

    TheModMobile is a small business based in Winsted, Connecticut and also has matching steering wheel covers so both your trash bag and wheel can twin!

    Promising review: "This fabulous litter bag has revolutionized my driving experience. I'm no longer drowning in a sea of toddler debris! Beautifully constructed and the perfect size. Thanks :)" —Jordana Wilson

    Get the sunflower one from TheModMobile on Etsy for $20.

    8. A garbage disposal brush so you can be sure there will be no funky smells coming from your sink.

    Reviewer photo of garbage disposal brush

    Promising review: "This product can be a major kitchen product if you have issues with odors in your garbage disposal. We eat a lot of cereals for breakfast and almost all are loaded with preservatives, which are like glue when they get wet. For two years, we could not get rid of a foul odor for more than a day or two. I purchased this as a last resort, but only expecting it to help a little. The first time I used it, I was amazed at how much gunk was brushed away and odor was reduced. " —C. D. Cornett

    Get it from Amazon for $10.48.

    9. A leather Bagnet since placing your coveted handbag on the floor is ~gross.~ This bagnet will magnetize to any metal chair or barstool!


    Bagnet is a woman-owned small business based in Sacramento working to make the lives of women easier.

    Promising review: "I was a little skeptical about whether this little magnet would hold my larger, heavier bags, but it does!!! I love it! That one heavy duty magnet. And it's so fashionable!" —Theresa V.

    Get it from Bagnet for $24.99.

    10. A VaBroom that'll simultaneously broom AND vacuum your mess so a dust pan is a thing of the past. *Adds to cart immediately*


    It's completely cordless and compact so if you don't have room for a bulky vacuum, this electric broom vacuum will be your new BFF.

    Promising review: "Currently pregnant and I basically clean the kitchen floor after cooking each meal or once a day and I was having a hard time bending over to pick up the dust. Great product and I love that it's rechargeable. Would recommend." —Nonty

    Get it from Lowe's for $59.98.

    11. A pet-hair remover so you can de-hair your sofa, chairs, and carpet from the built up pet fur that's just been covering anything and everything.

    Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs absolutely hate the vacuum. So much so they will attack the cleaner head with their vicious bite even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet hair–free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." —Magpie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    12. A set of colanders that collapse so when you're finished giving your veggies and fruits a quick rinse, you won't have to worry about it taking up a ridiculous amount of cabinet space.


    Promising review: "I LOVE that these colanders collapse so they don't take up a ton of space in my cupboards in the kitchen. They only take up about the equivalent of a dinner plate when grouped together. I'm thankful for multiple sizes, too, since when I am rinsing grapes I don't need an especially large colander." —Gretchen Pileggi

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four color combinations).

    13. A mini UV light toothbrush cover for helping disinfect your toothbrush head from the potential germs that can fester on your vanity. The rechargeable case will give you up to 30 cleanings on one full charge!, Amazon

    Promising review: "Great. I'll take these with me anywhere. Put them in my purse and use them on my toothbrush when I'm traveling or just use it at home. Great idea and I already use a UV light in my house for we will disinfecting. This will be perfect for my toothbrush." —Lorina Rae McMinn

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in two colors).

    14. Cloud air-vent clips to use as mask holders so you'll never be caught without it again. (OR, just get these because they look cute.)

    cloud air vent clips
    hapoy2gether / Etsy

    hapoy2gether is a small business that features a TON of air vent clips you can choose from to accessorize your car with. 

    Promising review: "These are literally the cutest things ever! They add so much to a car and just are so simple and cute." —Kennedy

    Get a set of five from hapoy2gether on Etsy for $16.99.

    15. A bedazzled tissue box that can also double as a mask holder to keep on your visor in your car., Amazon

    See it in action on TikTok here.

    Promising review: "OK I NEVER EVER write reviews but this surely deserves one. OK I received my box today! I ordered this product, and a few other bling products for my car from other companies. When I opened my box my mouth dropped to the floor, this visor tissue box was on top and I couldn’t believe how bling and awesome it was. The pictures really don’t show justice just how awesome this thing is. It has hooks to fit onto your visor and it Velcros shut and stays shut." —Amazon reviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99. Grab a pack of tissues here or masks here.

    16. A toilet night-light because when you stop in the bathroom at night you'll want to be able to see where you're going. Here's to not falling in the toilet...

    toilet night light in toilet

    This LED toilet light has 16 colors that can work on a rotation or as a solid color.

    Promising review: "This seemingly silly little gadget has turned out to be great! The light level (brightness) can be dimmed down if desired, and the color can be set to whatever you want, but the bottom line is that you don't need to turn on a bright overhead light (which wakes me up and makes me angry, not a good combination) when you need to go into the bathroom at night. Cleaning it is a breeze, too; what seems like it's going to be a problem...isn't. I can't recommend this toilet-night light highly enough, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. Could be on the gift list this December." —Lee R. Gurr

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. An eight-pack of fluffy bow headbands you can wear during makeup application to keep your hair out of the way. You can also use them for self-care nights when you'd rather your clay face mask not make it into your freshly washed hair., Amazon

    Promising review: "These are not something I normally would have thought of to buy for myself, but after buying them as little "thank you" gifts for others, I FELL IN LOVE WITH THEM!!! They are super soft, come in adorable prints and instantly make you feel girly and fabulous. I even had to order more because my daughters started stealing them from me! I use them for keeping my hair out of my face when doing my morning and nightly beauty routines. I also use them instead of a shower cap to keep the hair around my forehead and neck from getting wet. They are easy to wash and hold up well, just throw in a garment bag. I think these are way better and more comfortable than the traditional headbands and hairclips I was using before. I am one happy lady and I absolutely recommend this product!" —In Style With Celeste

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99 (available in two pattern sets).

    18. A Nuud anti-odorant that's vegan and totally chemical free for fresher smelling pits. TBH, the packaging would've sold me alone.

    a model's hand holding up a bottle of nuud anti-odorant

    Nuud is a small business based in the Netherlands committed to creating fresh armpits worldwide. Their vegan formula contains no chemicals, salts, scents, or aluminum, so it's perfectly safe to use!

    "I've been using Nuud for a few months now, and it's truly unbelievable. No matter how many times I read about how it works, it feels like magic. Because in one month alone, I probably only had to apply it five times. The only bit I kinda understand is that it works by neutralizing bacteria instead of masking it (which is what regular deodorants do), so there's just no odor at all. Even post-workout, there's not even a whiff of stink. I can't recommend this enough! And no, I will never ever go back to any other deodorant. Did I mention that it's vegan, comes in a bioplastic container, and is shipped in a biodegradable box? Yeah, Nuud gets it." —Taylor Steele

    Get it from Nuud for $14.95+.

    19. A dryer vent cleaning kit that'll easily attach to your vacuum and suction out all the pesky lint that's been gathering in there for some time now. Prevent dryer fires and have peace of mind from here on out.,

    The entire set comes with a plastic hose, a Holikme adapter, and a vacuum hose for use with most any vacuum. Plus, a flexible lint brush!

    Promising review: "This worked like a charm. My dryer has seemingly been more efficient and it took little to no effort to hook it up and suction the extra lint out." —Catherine

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three colors).

    20. A veggie chopper you'll be so grateful for when you can forgo the inevitable "onion tears" that come along with chopping those delish veggies.,

    Chop an array of veggies not JUST onions!

    Promising review: "This chopper is amazing!! I love cooking, but used to absolutely HATE chopping onions... until someone gave me this chopper! Now I simply have to quarter the onion, throw it in the chopper, pull the handle about 10-15 times, and they're ready to be used! No more teary eyes or spending a long time chopping onions. The cup is big enough to fit a whole onion... I think the capacity is 3 cups. There's tons of other uses to this as well... you can chop pretty much anything from herbs, veggies and fruits, to making salsa and guacamole." —Valjulia

    Get it from Amazon for $15.12+ (available in two colors).

    21. An oil spray dispenser so genius, you can refill with your own EVOO! It's more sustainable than purchasing a new can of Pam from the food store each month. Just spritz your pans pre-cooking or use it to spritz some olive oil and vinegar on your salad!,

    Promising review: "I bought two of these (one for veg oil + one for olive oil) with high hopes they would be better than the Misto I owned years before. I waited a few weeks before reviewing and I have to say I’m quite happy with my purchase. They spray nicely and are easy to keep clean. I like that they are small. I won’t be refilling them all the time but I believe it’s a better size so the oil doesn’t go bad before you use it up. A few tips I found along the way:

    - Store oils out of sunlight in a cabinet.

    - Wipe spray nozzle off when finished use.

    - Press down all the way for a mist spray. I wasn’t pressing down fully at first and was getting a straight shot." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    22. A pair of Acorn algae-infused spa slippers you can keep handy by your front door for quick potty runs with your pup or a brisk walk to the mailbox.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    Ever since the pandemic started, I've been a slipper snob. What's funny is I actually never really owned any pairs of slippers before working remotely and now I don't know how I've ever lived without them. These ones from Acorn are so lightweight and are great if you have tile or hardwood floors. They don't slip and keep my feet warm without making them sweat. They also look cute on so I have no complaints about these. If you want to feel like you're living the lap of self-care luxury while simultaneously walking on clouds, then do yourself a favor and snag a pair of these.

    Get them from Acorn for $55 (available in sizes S–XL).

    23. A countertop knife sharpener to keep your most-used blades from dulling over time. Something tells me this would be Bobby Flay approved...


    Material is an Asian-owned DTC small biz founded by two food lovers who just wanted kitchen essentials that ticked all the right boxes for effective and stylish. They couldn't find them so they made them; all for a great value and with a cool, minimalist aesthetic.

    Note that it doesn't sharpen single-beveled edge or serrated knives.

    Promising review: "I’ve always been confused about the best method for knife sharpening so I often bring mine to a professional, just in case. During the pandemic that wasn’t feasible so I picked this up for the meantime and it works like a charm. No clue whether it’s bad for the kind of knives I use but I imagine if a blade can get dull it can always be resharpened by a pro later." —Christina R.

    Get it from Material for $15.

    24. A face wash foamer because every cleanser should be a foamy dream. Skincare time just got a whole lot more fun.


    Promising review: "This thing is the bomb. Does exactly what it advertises; makes a thick whipped cream/foam out of washes, making it economical as well as fun. It can soften harsh washes to make the concoction gentler on skin. It's also great for mixing washes if you have two or more you'd like to combine for different effects. And of course, a little goes a long, long way with this puppy. For the price, it's a steal. Definitely give it a try if you're not sure. It's a really cool device." —Knock Knock Me

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    25. An air pressure wine bottle opener so you don't have to fumble around with using a cork screw opener and breaking the cork in half while trying to enjoy your well-deserved vino. 🍷,

    Set comes with the wine opener and a foil cutter.

    Promising review: "Way easier than struggling trying to pry a cork out with a traditional cork screw. Just insert the needle straight into the cork and pump a few times with your hand over the apparatus until the cork starts to work out, then another pump or two, and pop, the cork is in your hand. The little thing for cutting the top of the foil off the bottle is very slick too. This is the easiest way to open wine I have ever seen, short of having the waiter do it." —Finestkind

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 11 colors).

    26. An LED makeup mirror in case you do your makeup in the car (when you're parked — OBVI), and want to bring your vanity-grade light up mirror with you. It's rechargeable and features two different light settings — yellow for a warmer glow, and white for a more natural lighting option.


    Promising review: "I’m in love with this visor mirror! I totally recommend you get it, it’s of great use when you’re running late somewhere and you haven’t finished doing your makeup/getting ready. The lights are really bright and it lets you choose from the warm yellowish color to the bright LED white! I am very happy with my purchase and would definitely purchase again as a present for any makeup lover friend/family member." —Karina espino lira

    Get it from Amazon for $21.98.

    27. A set of Casper Hyperlite Sheets for an incredibly ~cooling~ sleep. The unique weave allows more airflow so you can say "sayonara" to overheating in bed.

    person laying in casper hyperlite sheets

    The sets include one flat and one fitted sheet, one or two pillowcases, and one duvet cover.

    Get a set from Casper for $177+ (available in six sizes and five colors). 

    28. A set of mineral-based dishwasher detergent pods so your glassware can emerge from their wash cycle looking fresh and new. These won't leave a gross film on your plates like some other detergents do PLUS they smell so citrus-y good.

    the lemon dishwasher pods displayed next to a sliced lemon

    Dropps is a small business based in Philly whose mission is to sustainably create eco-friendly and powerful cleaning products.

    Promising review: "I have been using Dropps exclusively for over a year. I love Dropps so much. They get my dishes clean and don't leave a film or anything in my dishwasher. On top of this, they are eco-friendly and sustainable. Absolutely love these!" —Anonymous

    Get it from Dropps for $18.75+ or snag a box of 32 from Amazon for $14.99

    TBH, everything on this list is a NEED.

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