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    37 Products That'll Make You Realize Life Could've Been A Little Easier This Whole Time

    Clever products that solve problems you didn't even realize you were suffering through.

    1. Reusable microfiber pads that are compatible with a Swiffer WetJet. Good for the environment *and* your wallet!

    2. A pair of fondue mugs for anyone looking to dip their toes into the world of fondue. I personally, would like to dip my whole body into a vat of melted cheese, thank you.

    two mugs with windows on the bottom for small candles next to sticks for dripping food

    3. A microwave popcorn maker so you can avoid the bagged kind but still do the least amount of work possible.

    4. An ice tray with a lid so you can walk at a normal pace from the sink to the freezer and just throw that thing in there, no risk of spills.

    ice tray with flap

    5. A pet hair remover that'll pull all the fur off your belongings. It turns out that white fur coat you own is actually a black denim jacket???

    6. A magnetic meal planning pad with a detachable shopping list for when you want to really commit to cooking at home.

    hand peels of shopping list from pad

    7. A ball of slime putty that's really fun to play with — but don't forget to use it to clean up anything with lots of nooks and crannies.

    ball of slide is applied to vent

    8. A jewelry cleaning pen you can count on to add new shine to your gems, no costly trip to the jeweler needed.

    before: blurry ring after: clear ring

    9. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets possibly made out of fairy dust, because they'll totally wipe away years of grime in mere minutes.

    before: dirty brown bottle during: foaming liquid in bottle after: clean bottle

    10. A doggy foot cleaner to quickly get your pup's paws squeaky clean so they can get back to lounging on your furniture instead of the expensive pet bed you got them.

    paw is inserted into tube with bristles

    11. Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips for teeth that sparkle, just like the stars in space (shout out to Chip Skylark). These strips mold to your teeth and can dramatically lift even years of stains.

    12. A robe curl band offering a heat-free way to curl your hair. Simply wrap your hair around the band and wake up with beachy waves the next morning. 

    A robe curl band in blue with gold stars
    A model tying their hair with the robe band
    Travel Wild Heart/Etsy, Travel Wild Heart/Etsy

    Travel Wild Heart is a small business that sells hair accessories like headbands, hair wraps, hair towels, and scrunchies. 

    Promising review: "So soft and easy to sleep in! Perfect for easy overnight curls." —Atomicamiga

    Get the polka dot version for $16.20 or the star version for $13.40 (originally $16), both from Travel Wild Heart on Etsy (available in more colors here).

    13. A liquid eyeliner with a stamp on the other end so you can just ~wing~ it when you want dramatic cat eyes without the drama of trying to draw them on yourself.

    eyeliner pen with triangle shape stamp

    14. An Aerogarden countertop garden for a foolproof way to grow fresh herbs at home. Pizza night is gonna be sooo much better with basil you grew all by yourself.

    garden with sprouting herbs in pods with light on top

    15. Billie — an aesthetically pleasing service that mails razors to your home on a regular basis.

    hands lovingly hold a box with a blue razor in it

    16. A trio of Scotch-Brite stainless steel scrubbers for your more intense cleaning needs. Use 'em on uncoated cookware, broilers, and more.

    model uses steel scrubber

    17. A no-rinse soap that removes an entire step from hand-washing your clothes, making the whole process easier and faster.

    the bottle

    18. A wicker laundry hamper that fits right into the corner, filling up otherwise unusable space. The included liner bag and handles are honestly just the cherries on top.

    The hamper with a towel inside

    19. A journal happy to store all your increasingly complicated passwords. At least 12 characters, including a symbol, number, capital letter, ancient rune, and the fleeting details of a half-remembered dream? COME ON!

    20. A breakfast sandwich maker that cooks every part of the sandwich at once and then neatly stacks them together so you can skip the line at your local deli.

    sandwich maker with three compartments for bread and insides

    21. A peel-off cuticle guard so you can get fancy with your sponge manicure — or more likely, so you can get a half-decent manicure that's not mostly on your fingers.

    22. A pack of toaster bags so you can get your grilled cheese fix without waiting around to flip your sandwich in a pan.

    grilled cheeses in sleeves in toaster

    23. A pack of pantry moth traps to finally rid your home of those annoying, dusty bug aviators.

    24. A dip clip so you can keep your sauces safely secured while in the car.

    A red flat container with two holes for dipping sauce is clipped to a car vent

    25. A silicone freezing tray that lets you section your leftover food into perfect frozen portions so you don't have to defrost your entire vat of black beans every time you want a single serving.

    frozen rectangle of soup next to mold with soup in it

    26. A blind spot mirror so switching lanes doesn't have to be a heart-stopping moment of terror.

    small circle mirror stuck to side mirror

    27. Detangling brushes to make quick work out of even the knottiest hair. Brushing your or your kid's hair no longer has to end in tears.

    bean shaped brush

    28. A folding board that lets you harness the tools of the retail professionals and get perfect folds every time.

    29. An under-counter jar opener so you can open stubborn containers with just one hand (the other hand is free to text friends about all the pickles you're about to eat).

    hand opens jar with wedge attached under cabinet

    30. Boy Brow — a foolproof way to get instantly well-groomed eyebrows with just a few swipes.

    model uses the brow brush

    31. A back zipper puller in case you don't have a treadmill to use like Liz Lemon.

    model zips up dress with long strap

    32. A glow-in-the-dark protective Fire TV Stick case so you can actually find that sneaky device, even in the dark during movie night. 

    A green silicone case glowing over a Fire Stick remote
    The remote tucked into a blanket and glowing visibly

    Check out a TikTok of the glow-in-the-dark case in action. 

    Promising review: "It’s a thin silicone case that slips right on and has holes for all buttons and the microphone in the right places. It also has raised dots on the back to make it easy to grip. With the easy to see color, I no longer lose my remote in the couch cushions. Highly recommend." —S. Mizrahi

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

    33. A handy device that keeps track of whether or not the dog has been fed. Those hungry puppy dog eyes aren't fooling anyone now, Fido!

    reviewer holds rectangular device with switch for two meals each day

    34. Slow cooker liners so you don't have to yank the heavy pot out of the cooker to clean it.

    two bags in crock pot for two different foods

    35. A stash scrunchie with a hidden compartment for your tiny knickknacks like keys, lip balm, cash, and more. 

    Model wearing scrunchie with zipper pouch
    Hustle and Sew/Etsy

    Hustle and Sew is a small Etsy shop based in Saint Helens, Oregon.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas gift for my sister. She is loving using this to stash a key and cash in a safe place while she walks her dog." —Tamara H.

    Get it from Hustle and Sew on Etsy for $8 (available in 12 fabrics and three zipper colors).

    36. A grippy silicone strip to apply to your bags to keep them from falling off your shoulders all the dang time. It's the only thing more effective than wearing an '80s blazer with big shoulder pads.

    model shows the rubber attached to bottom of strap

    37. An egg cooker you can count on to not mess up the hard boiled eggs again.

    egg maker with eggs in it

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