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    37 Things You Should Probably Already Own, But Don't

    Including a clarifying shampoo, racerback sports bras that don't suck, an alarm clock loud enough to wake the dead, and more!

    1. A one line a day journal that recognizes you *may* be too busy to jot down your entire life story on the daily. This encourages you to sum up your day with just a line or two for five years...

    2. A Neutrogena clarifying shampoo because that ten pounds of dry shampoo you used two days ago is still trapped in your roots, but have no fear! This anti-residue wash deep cleans build-up that would otherwise lead to lack of body, excessive grease, and *gulp* stringiness.

    3. A racerback sports bra comfy enough for sleep, but supportive enough for gym. Who needs underwire poking into their ribcage? Not us.

    4. An alarm clock so loud, even the most stubborn snoozers will be forced to hop out of bed. Not only will this afford you more time to get ready every morning (bless), but snoozing = grogginess AKA this is better than a cup of coffee.

    5. A waterproof adhesive that turns mending torn screens into a simple ~cut meet band-aid~ procedure. If you've got pets that love to claw at your door and make mosquito-sized holes, this will easy fix just might save your summer.

    6. A Sun Bum leave-in spray that enlists the hydrating benefits of coconut and sunflower seed oil to give hair what it needs this summer: MOISTURE. Not only will this counteract the drying effects of sun and chlorine, but it even works as a de-tangler to help your brush glide right through each strand.

    7. A three-in-one tint you can use as a highlighter, lip balm, and blush for a dewy, glowing complexion. Throw this in your purse for when you're running late — it's the perfect way to give your complexion a subtle boost when you're running late.

    8. A drawer organizer designed to let you stack your silverware, because kitchen real estate is not something we have. This helps your maximize every single inch of space and keeps your forks looking sleek and organized.

    9. A Dash mini waffle maker that turns food into a romantic, Instagrammable piece of art. If you're looking for motivation to wake up early and make yourself a hearty breakfast, this countertop-friendly tool is 👏 here 👏 for 👏 you 👏.

    10. A microfiber dusting glove so you can pick up all that accumulated lint, dust, and grossness that's accumulated in hard-to-reach places like, gee, the top of your armoire that has not been dusted since 2001.

    11. A lid holder that will *gasp* keep your cupboard clutter to a minimum. Say goodbye to floods of plastic falling on top of your head whenever you go to reach for the peanut butter. I'd say you'll miss it, but you won't.

    12. A Schick dermaplaning razor sent from heaven for people who are done with the pains of plucking and the expense of waxing. This rids stray brow hairs and unwanted peach fuzz, all while ridding your complexion of dead skin.

    13. An iPhone case designed with a handy dandy wallet, meaning you can keep your two most valuable possessions (your debit card and your cell) on hand at all times. Purses? What a thing of the past.

    14. Hanger organizers because you'll have a walk-in closet someday, but for now? We're going to have to settle with these genius space-savers that make use of vertical closet real estate.

    15. Tend solution because ingrown hairs and razor bumps are truly the pits. Just spread this lotion onto whichever body part you plan on waxing/shaving (and yes, it's safe to use on the bikini area...I know that's the question haunting your pretty little mind) and POOF! All skin irritation and bumps will vanish.

    16. A rechargeable portable blender great for anyone who is perpetually late and trying to eat on-the-go. Dump in some of your favorite ingredients on your way out the door, press the blend button while you're walking to your car, and BAM! You've got yourself a smoothie.

    17. A Le Creuset bird funnel currently ~flying~ into your shopping cart because it a) acts as a vent to stop the contents of your pie from boiling over, and b) ensures that the bottom of the crust won't become soggy. This bird = the best homemade pie you'll likely ever make.

    18. An Xtava diffuser to give you the most *chef kisses fingers* defined curls of your life. This tool is designed with 360 degree airflow, which is just a fancy way of saying that heat is evenly distribute to dry each strand to perfection without causing any unwanted frizz in the process.

    19. A stackable, four-piece jewelry display to proudly show off your many necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and watches. No more "OMG, I completely forgot I had that..." moments OR gargantuan tangles you'll never be able to undo. Plus, you can fit these in any drawer.

    20. An insect repellant lotion with 20% Picardin that lasts for up to 14 hours and is fragrance-free. If you're sick of being an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitoes, then it's time to give this super effective formula a try.

    21. A Takeya cold brew maker with an airtight lid and stainless steel filter that will keep your coffee fresh for up to two weeks. "No more paying unreasonably high prices for your favorite cup of Joe," I'll say to my reflection in the mirror, heart jittering as I sip my 15th cup of cold brew for the day.

    22. A Skintimate 2-In-1 moisturizer capable of making every lazy person in the 🌎 jump for joy. This shea butter-, soy protein-, and aloe-infused formula acts as both a shaving cream and a skin conditioner, meaning you can skip the whole "waiting for your lotion to dry before FINALLY putting on clothes" process. Your limbs will by hydrated the moment you step onto your bathroom tile.

    23. A countertop organizer for the most beloved (but also most impossible to store) makeup product: your palettes. This can easily fit up to nine of your favorite shadows and bronzers, making them easy to grab, use, and put right back. Organization! It's possible!

    24. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey you’ll never leave home without. This all-natural honey, chili pepper, and vinegar mixture add the perfect touch of spicy and sweet to any meal. Thought pizza was already perfect? Add some of this on a slice and prepare for your taste buds to explode.

    25. A magnetic strip here to save your expensive prescription lenses and frames from a horrible fate. This nifty gadget keeps lenses securely in place, preventing them from falling/getting scratched/breaking (your heart).

    26. A magnetic rack perfect for storing spices, condiments, sauces, and whatever other cooking supplies you find yourself constantly reaching for. Other than the takeout menu, of course.

    27. A micro needle roller that is MUCH more affordable (we’re talking an $80 difference) than other rollers on the market, but equally as effective. This is heaven-sent for helping with scarring and indentations caused by cystic acne, and can improve the effectiveness of all the products in your skincare regime. (Go you for having a regime, btw!)

    28. An alcohol-free Thayers toning mist that (thanks to an effective blend of rose petal, witch hazel, and aloe) is truly a skincare jack of all trades: It can reduce redness, tighten pores, control excess oil, and provide the perfect mid-afternoon pick-me-up. Just give your complexion a little spritz and...that's it. Finger, meet button.

    29. A compact organizer to keep your earl grey and lemon ginger packets separate from one another. And while this may seem like a ~steep~ investment, think of all the headaches you'll save with an organized tea collection. Have you thought about it? I told you it was worth it.

    30. Ice pop molds so that you can make your own delicious, nutritious, and refreshing (#keyword) homemade treats. Just fill these with your favorite ingredients, stick 'em in the freezer, and enjoy. Consider your sweet tooth satisfied.

    31. ~Muffin top~ silicone baking cups I'm considering buying for the pun alone or — at the very least — purchasing as a present. They actually come packed in a gift box with some fun baking tips included.

    32. A lightweight TheBalm matte lip color that is a) long-wearing, b) non-drying, and c) infused with a subtle vanilla mint flavor. And while I'm not saying that this tube of makeup is edible ('s not), I can assure you that lip biters around the world are currently jumping for joy.

    33. A magnetic converter that will make struggling with your lobster clasps a thing of ancient history. This lets you throw on your go-to jewelry without having to struggle for ten minutes in front of a mirror!

    34. A mini skillet perfect for cooking (and cleaning up after) a party of one. This is large enough to make your favorite meal, but small enough to easily store away and it won't take up your entire sink when you don't feel like washing it right away.

    35. A Maybelline eyebrow definer pencil with a dual-ended design that allows for natural-looking brows; just use one end for shading, and the opposite spoolie brush end for blending. The result? Facial caterpillars that look like twins (not sisters) with minimal effort/artistic skill required.

    36. Reusable snack bags because as if lunch wasn't exciting enough, now you'll be able to take your sandwich out of what looks like a modern work of art.

    37. A silicone travel mat that is heat-resistant up to 450°F and prevents you from ruining expensive things (like, gee, furniture). Feel free to wrap this around a hot tool before it's completely cooled down, with peace of mind that you won't burn anything in your suitcase.

    Me @ the alarm clock (#4) that might just get me to work on time:

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