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    31 Practical Things From Target That’ll Make A Huge Difference In Many Aspects Of Your Life

    Just a bunch of things you didn't know you wouldn't be able to live without.

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    1. Tide To Go wipes to always have on hand so your shirt can be salvaged from any stain — no matter where it happens.

    Box of Tide To Go wipes

    Promising review: "These are an absolute necessity for traveling with children! I haven’t found a single stain these won’t remove, even waterproof makeup! We will definitely keep purchasing these in the future. They are portable enough to keep anywhere." —jspan

    Price: $4.99

    2. Makeup brush cleaner because as much as I hate to admit it's true — all the hard work you put into your skincare routine is wasted without regular brush cleaning.

    EcoTools makeup brush cleanser being poured on a makeup brush

    Promising review: "Love this stuff!! I like that it’s pretty much fragrance free and doesn’t leave a heavy scent on the brushes once they’ve been cleaned. My brushes look brand-new after using this stuff." —audreyr34

    Price: $7.99

    3. A Tile Bluetooth tracker set with a keychain Tile for your keys or phone and a slim Tile for your wallet. Imagine...losing your wallet and not having an absolute meltdown 😯😯😯. Um...I'll take 20, just in case.


    Promising review: "I don't know what in the world I would do without my Tiles, they have really been such a stress reliever because I am always losing my keys, misplacing my wallet, and forgetting things back at home. Now I don't have to worry about those things because Tile has made those sort of things a non-issue for me. Thank you so much Tile!" —Stephen

    Price: $39.99 (originally $49.99)

    4. LED light bulbs that you can control via a smart phone app and are compatible with Google/Alexa devices for voice control. Choose from a number of different colors depending on your mood or set a schedule to sync lighting with your sleep schedule. NeWs fLasH: if you're still using a light switch, you're living in the past. The future is here.


    Promising review: "First smart product I've gotten that actually 'just worked'. I plugged it in, turned on the light switch, opened up the Google Home app and it found it, connected it to the network and then I could control with my phone or Google Mini with voice commands. Super easy. Color features are fun, but I mainly like to get just the right shade/brightness for the room and then leave alone. The voice on and off is the primary feature, for the convenience of not getting up off the couch when you want the light on or off" —xmas17

    Price: $17.99

    5. A tabletop makeup tray to keep your every day essentials organized and within easy access. It miiight just save you some time getting ready. Errr, either way ... be there in five minutes ... we swear. 😉

    Clear plastic makeup organizer with gold detailing, eyelash curler in one compartment, makeup brushes in another

    Promising review: "Great for storing brushes. Really love the compartments and how accessible and organized it makes my makeup items." —Tieri

    Price: $13

    6. A sorting laundry hamper that has three compartments with removable bags so you can sort your colors from the get-go and throw in an actual quick wash when the time comes.


    Promising review: "I wanted to eliminate the amount of time I spend sorting my laundry from our family hamper upstairs before bringing a load downstairs to wash. I also didn't like carrying the whole hamper downstairs so I wanted a sorter that looked nice in a bedroom. This was it and I love. It has saved me so much time and each bag is so easy to lift out and carry downstairs. Definitely recommend." —V

    Price: $55.99

    7. An herb cutting tool because I can't be the only one who will never figure out how to finely chop cilantro. Luckily, we don't have to chomp on stems anymore thanks to this lil' gadget.

    The herb cutting tool being used on parsley

    Price: $16.99

    8. A Meyer's scent sachet for 60 days of effortless fragrance. Throw it in your dresser drawers, your gym bag, your car's center console or anywhere else that needs a little refreshing.

    Meyer's scent sachet in purple bag

    Promising review: "These smell AMAZING!! I have several that have placed in several drawers. Every time I open a drawer the smell is wonderful, plus I have the added bonus of having my clothing smell fabulous as well!!! It is not a super strong, overpowering smell but light and lovely. My favorite is lavender but knowing the quality of all of my Mrs. Meyer's products that I use I am fairly certain that my review would apply to any of their lovely fragrances oh and PLUS, they last for a very long time !!!! Thank you for making my life so delightful." —Happy Gramma

    Price: $3.99

    9. A Keurig coffee maker that has a single-serve function for the days when you just need to wake up and a carafe for the days when you need to wake up.

    Keurig coffee maker with carafe pot on the left and single serve coffee on the left with coffee pouring into a mug

    Promising review: "Love this for our home office. With the pandemic and all the odd hours of work sometimes just a single serve cup is useful instead of making a whole pot. It serves a great service of allowing others to choose decaf while others drink caffeinated." —victoriagreenmama

    Price: $139.99 (originally $169.99)

    10. A pack of adhesive cable clips to stick on your desk, wall, or end table so can organize your jumbled mess of wires and don't have to frantically search for your charger when you're in the middle of a very important YouTube video and your phone's on 1%.

    Six gray cable clips

    Promising review: "I bought these to further aid my laziness. They are incredible. I have a metal sided desk that's practically right up against my bed (I know, stop doing work in bed) and they are so great. They fit my Macbook Pro charging cord and my iPhone charging cord, with no threat of falling off or the cords falling out. I have only used two so far because that's all I need, but if I ever need more, I'd buy these again in a heartbeat." —dana

    Price: $9.99

    11. An extendable drying rack that has all the appeal of a small drying rack with none of the inconvenience. It conserves counter space when its not in use but extends when you need to put your entire sink's worth of dishes up to dry. Yes, you really can have the best of both worlds.

    Gray extendable drying rack with dishes on it

    Promising review: "Really compact when you want it to be it - and then expands when you need more draining space. Well constructed and drains well." —Pamela

    Price: $49.99

    12. An adjustable lap desk so you can comfortably take your WFH situation pretty much anywhere, like outside...or your bed...the kitchen...or your bed...the den...or...your. bed. 😈


    Promising review: "Perfect!! I’ve been working from home and needed something I could put over me while sitting on the couch and this fits perfect. The adjustable height and tilt is great. Highly recommended!" —Brittn3y_24
    Price: $39.99 (originally $49.99)

    13. A UV phone disinfection charger because if you take the time to think about how many germs touch your phone...and how often you touch your might freak out. Don't panic, the disinfection box uses six germicidal bulbs to kill 99% of germs so your phone can get a daily cleaning while charging.

    White UV box with phone inside

    Promising review: "This is an amazing product to sanitize things that we routinely hold like phones and keys. I disinfect here even with my face masks." —Tim

    Price: $39.99 (originally $59.99)

    14. Stretch-to-fit plastic covers that fit over virtually any container because those lids have legs and we only find out they're missing after we already packed up our food. Every. Time. 😑

    CoverMate plastic food cover pack

    Promising review: "These sturdy, re-usable food covers allow one to avoid having to change containers and store leftovers in the original bowl or pan. Saves time, work and it's easier to eat the leftovers later that same night!" —nmcook

    Price: $3.79

    15. Magnetic bag clips with a dry-erase surface so you can keep track of dates and not have to play the very dangerous, yet tempting game of expiration roulette.

    Four different sized bag clips, one on bag with date written

    Price: $10.49

    16. A Hatch personalized alarm clock that helps you fall asleep and gently wakes you up to a sunrise alarm. Choose from a library of soothing sounds and ambience lighting via the smartphone app to customize your new sleep routine and wake up feeling refreshed every morning from here on out.


    Promising review: "This is amazing. I don’t have a single negative thing to say about this product. It helps me wind down and fall asleep and gently wakes me up. Best sleep I’ve gotten in a long time. Thank you Hatch!" —Randi

    Price: $129.99

    17. A pair of cute and comfy indoor/outdoor slippers to keep by your front door so the next time your dog runs out you don't have to waste any time scrambling for a pair of shoes.

    Gray crochet slippers with white fur detail

    Promising review: "They are warm, comfy, and so soft. The size is accurate and they don't slip off too easy. There's just enough to the sole for quick trips outside and walking down the wood stairs without slipping, while still feeling very flexible. Just what I was looking for!" —Momma Am

    Price: $15 (available in women's sizes S-XL and two colors)

    18. A floor basket for the lazy people, mess-averse people out there who want to get rid of unnecessary clutter but don't have the patience to organize, organize.

    Ivory basket

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I needed and more! It is VERY good quality and size, perfect for storing blankets or books. No stains, scuffs, or anything upon arrival. It is a reasonable price for the amount of use I will get from it! I am so happy I purchased this and look forward to buying more!" —Vada

    Price: $16

    19. A Steripod toothbrush cover that uses thymol, an ingredient found in mouthwash, to keep your toothbrush clean and sanitized for up to three months.

    Purple Steripod cover in front of pink toothbrush

    Promising review: "This is the best little invention ever! It just clips on the end of your toothbrush to keep the bristles covered and sanitary. I will definitely be using this for travel, but it’s also good if your toothbrush is stored near someone else’s." —Lorelei999

    Price: $5.49

    20. A USB outlet surge protector that you can directly plug your charger cable in to free up existing outlet space while also adding more outlet space.

    The surge protector with black cable connected and black plug plugged in

    Promising review: "I use this to charge two cell phones, an iPad, and more. Easy to use and just one (top) outlet takes care of everything. The bottom of your wall outlet can still be used for something else." —grandmajoy

    Price: $12.99

    21. A faucet filtration system because remembering to the fill the filtered pitcher is simply too much to remember.

    PUR faucet filter on faucet washing blueberries

    Promising review: "My family drinks water every day and I didn't realize how bad our water was until I got the PUR faucet filtration system. It was so easy to install, just put the filter in and screw it on. You can use regular water through it or a flip of the switch and you have great water tasting like its fresh from a bottle." —Ashley471622

    Price: $29.99

    22. A turntable organizer so nothing gets lost at the back of the fridge. I'm not sure if there's anything worse than forgetting you bought your favorite yogurt, finding it, and then realizing it's been expired for a month. A thing of the past, thankfully. 😅

    Turntable organizer in fridge with condiments in it

    Promising review: "Roomier than I anticipated! Turns easily, looks classy and eliminated the clutter as well as, frustration of trying to find random items in the fridge." —MH

    Price: $14.99

    23. A Bluetooth photo printer that'll print your favorite pictures directly from your phone so you can physically have them. Remember actual photographs? Let's bring those back.

    Photo printer printing out picture of a family

    Promising review: "Was able to set up and start printing in a short manual is great the quality of the pictures and how fast it prints....I will be using in journaling!" —LJMiller

    Price: $79.99 (available in three colors)

    24. An under-the-bed storage bag to pack your winter clothes in (finally) so you can dedicate all your dresser space to your summer wardrobe. Good riddance hats and gloves, we'll see ya when it comes time to rotate our closet again. ✌️

    Gray under the bed bag with handle

    Promising review: "Great for the price! Works well under the bed with limited room and is flexible. Hold a lot of shoes and slides in and out nicely." —Hannah

    Price: $9

    25. A full length mirror that opens into a jewelry cabinet so you can easily plan your outfit and the accessories to go along with it.

    Brown full length mirror on the left, full length mirror cabinet being opened into jewelry cabinet on the right

    Promising review: "Love this mirror! Great size for a smallish bedroom that needed a bit more storage. It gets stuff off my vanity and it matches perfectly!" —Stephanie P.

    Price: $109.99 (available in two colors)

    26. An over-the-door drying rack so your towels can actually dry. It's collapsible for when it's not in use and has two rack shelves that give you more air space and help avoid overcrowding.

    Drying rack over the door with clothes on top and bottom shelf

    Promising review: "Easy to set up, space saving, sturdy, durable." —Mamas Little minions

    Price: $32.99

    27. A wall-mounted desk organizer to free up your workspace and keep all your essentials within reach. It's much easier to work without clutter, but disclaimer: you might not have a good excuse for your procrastinating after this.

    White desk organizer mount with notebook holder, pencil holder, and top bin

    Promising review: "Just what I needed to help pull my office together. This was really easy to mount to the wall. The baskets are easily hung too. It appears as if it's really made well." —TheBoss

    Price: $17

    28. A handbag organizer that fits into your purse and eliminates the frustration of digging for that one specific item in your bag but pulling out every. other. item instead. I'm sweating just thinking about it.

    Black handbag organizer

    Promising review: "I had my eye on this for a while & when it went on sale I had to get it. It is seriously life changing. I use a Madewell medium sized tote for work & now instead of having 7 different bags for everything all my essentials (and non-essentials) fit in this organizer! It really packs in the space, but allows room to move so I can squeeze my ipad & wallet in there too! Highly recommend for anyone who loves their totes & organization!" —johnstonv

    Price: $19.99 (available in three colors)

    29. Downy wrinkle release spray so your clothes can look presentable with minimum effort from you. Ironing board? Never heard of her.

    Model holding white linen with Downy spray image in bottom right corner

    Promising review: "I’ve never used any product like this before so I’m not sure how it compares to others, but I am really impressed with how well this works. Definitely would purchase again. Really easy to use, gets the job done quickly." —Elizabeth

    Price: $6.99

    30. Blackout curtains because there's nothing worse than the sun prematurely waking you up on your day off.

    Light brown linen blackout curtains on window

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with these curtains, I have them in three colors in various rooms of my house. They feel and look much more expensive than they actually are, and they do a great job of blocking light!" —emilyf

    Price: $34 (available in four sizes and four colors)

    31. A portable charger with integrated cables so you don't have to connect your one working charging cable to a power bank. Keep that bad boy at home where it belongs.

    Portable charger connected to phone and tablet

    Promising review: "I traveled with this charger and boy does it do a great job! I charged both my wife's and my iPhones and my iPad with power left to spare! It is fast, and works as advertised. Good value too!" —Dalo

    Price: $89.99

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