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    Sorry, But You're Going To Wish You Invented These 37 Genius Products

    Hoodie hangers, a cooler light, and more products that'll make you wonder why you didn't think of them first.

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    1. An ultra-thin socket cover with an attached power strip so you can actually push your furniture up against the wall instead of dealing with that awkward gap caused by the bulky plug for your power strip.

    2. A double-sided hairbrush-cleaning brush that'll do a more satisfying cleanup job than your fingers ever could, with a pointed end for picking out tangles and stiff bristles to remove all that built-up hair, dust, and fluff.

    3. A Shark Tank-approved Saucemoto dip clip to trick out your car with a designated spot for drive-thru condiments so you never have to suffer through dry, ketchup-less fries ever again. 

    sauce dip clip mounted on an air vent
    reviewer dipping waffle fry in sauce being held by clip

    SauceMoto launched in 2017 and pretty quickly became a viral sensation with their genius cup holder for condiments. The three founders appeared on Shark Tank in season 10 and secured a deal with Kevin O’Leary. 

    Promising review: "How did I go so long without one of these??? The Saucemoto was my first 'TikTok Made Me Buy It' purchase and I have no regrets. It clips easily to my car's vent and the sauce cups clip in easily so I can dip and drive. No more trying not to dump the sauce by accident while steering with the same hand that's holding the dip cup. It even comes with a dip cup for those places that do the pouches for their sauces rather than the cups. (I'm looking at you, Arby's.) Ya know, you end up squeezing the sauce onto the wrapper that's balanced on your lap and you end up getting some sauce on your steering wheel. OR you try the whole 'wrapper and sauce on the passenger seat and try to dip while watching the road,' which usually doesn't turn out so great." —Pleasure Pamela

    Get set of two from Amazon for $10 (available in four colors).

    4. An under-cabinet lid opener if you live alone, have mobility issues, or pickle and pasta sauce jars just so happen to be your mortal, hand-cramping enemy.

    5. A pack of DressWeights because your outfit keeps losing its battle with the wind, resulting in one too many accidental flashings. Adhere these heroic little weights to the inner hem of a dress or skirt and walk through the windiest of days with confidence!

    a model folding back the hem of their dress to show an adhesive DressWeight attached to the inside

    6. A pack of Downy fabric spray so you can rock wrinkle-free fits even when there's no time (or energy) to break out the iron. Just spray, give your clothes a few swipes, and watch the wrinkles rapidly fall away.

    a reviewer image of a wrinkly dress before using the spray, and the same dress after using the spray

    7. A mini bag sealer for pretending you never even opened that bag of potato chips (if you ignore the fact that half of them are gone). This double-sided device cuts and reseals sandwich and snack bags so your food stays fresh for longer.

    reviewer holding the small grey bag resealer with hook on the top
    gif of a reviewer using the small grey device to reseal a bag of almonds and then turning it upside down to show it works

    My genius mother got me one of these as a stocking stuffer for Christmas and it really was the gadget I didn't know I needed. I've since had less disappointing moments of finding chips in the pantry only to have them be stale. Plus, it's kinda delightful watching the bags reseal like magic with just an itty bit of heat.

    Promising review: "I loved the idea of this from the moment I saw it and it totally lived up to the hype! I also really like the idea of the hooks on the top of the unit. Put a hook on the inside of a cabinet door (below the sink is where I have mine) and it’s easy to grab and use. Genius!" —CardsGrl

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three colors). 

    8. A dryer vent cleaning kit that attaches to your vacuum to suck lint and other debris (aka major fire hazards) from the narrowest of crevices.

    9. A black eyeliner stamp to take the anxiety-inducing guesswork out of liquid eyeliner application and make it easy to achieve a perfect cat-eye look every time.

    10. A motion-activated adhesive cooler light if you want to be able to easily find your favorite bevvies even after the sun sets.

    11. Dishwasher cleaning tablets because (to my shock and horror) you have to clean the thing that cleans your dishes, and these tablets make doing so as quick and easy as...well...running the dishwasher.

    12. A pack of four Wi-Fi-connected plugs so you can make virtually any electronic device in your home "smart." Control lights, your humidifier, and even the curling iron you forgot to unplug all via your phone or voice control.

    a reviewer photo of a smart outlet plugged into a standard electrical wall outlet

    13. A genius hanging tool with built-in wall markers and a level that just might motivate you to finally hang the canvas you bought six months ago. Why fumble with multiple tools when this all-in-one gadget has everything you need?

    a reviewer photo of the hanging tool lined up with the top of a picture frame

    14. A handy bite suction tool to suck out the venom left behind under the skin by our bug and insect friends. It'll help reduce both itchiness and swelling and get things healed up a lot sooner.

    15. A bracelet clip if you're about ready to give up on wearing bracelets with tricky clasps. This little helper secures your jewelry so you can easily fasten your favorite styles without recruiting a helper.

    Model using the tool to put on a small bracelet by themselves

    16. A pack of cleaning K-Cups because the inside of your Keurig is likely coated with residue from old brews. Now you can give your machine regular deep cleans with the same amount of time and effort it takes to make a cup o' joe. Side effects may include better-tasting coffee.

    17. A pack of velvet pocket scrunchies so you can go purse-free even when you opt to wear that dress without pockets. Then shock your friends when you pull a wad of cash seemingly out of thin air!

    18. A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food spikes for helping all your plant babies live their healthiest, happiest indoor lives without you needing to tend to them constantly. One fertilizer spike continuously feeds plants with nutrients they need to thrive for up to two months!

    19. A set of bed sheet fasteners that work like suspenders to keep your fitted sheet in place no matter how much tossing and turning you get up to during the night.

    20. A pack of slow cooker liners if you love your slow cooker, but hate how much scrubbing is usually involved when it's time to clean it. With these liners, cleanup is a breeze and multi-dish cooking is a possibility.

    a slow cooker with two liners inside each filled with a different dish

    21. A set of hoodie hangers because everything about a cozy sweatshirt is great except for how much of a pain it is to store. Free up drawer and shelf space with these clever hooks, and always have quick and easy access to your go-to styles.

    four hoodie hangers mounted on a closet rod with sweatshirts hanging from them

    22. A bottle of wine drops so your before-bed glass of wine doesn't end in a morning-after headache. A few drops added to your glass works to naturally reduce sulfites and tannins in wine — the frequent culprit of mysterious "but I only had one glass" headaches.

    a glass of wine and the dropper bottle with text reading "trying these drops out. I've been getting headaches one glass in recently. So far they are working and it makes the wine really smooth."

    23. A set of Drill Brush scrubber attachments for eliminating caked-on soap grime with a fraction of the usually required elbow grease. Charge up your standard electric drill, attach the right brush head for the job, and let the modern luxury of motorized rotation cut through grime quicker than your sad sponge ever could.

    Before and after image of a shower door with hard water stains turned totally clean again

    24. A versatile chop, slice, and dice unit that'll drastically *cut* down on food prep and cleanup time with interchangeable blades that can each be popped into the dishwasher.

    a reviewer photo of the chopper, attachable blades and a bin filled with chopped potatoes
    a reviewer using the chopper to dice an onion

    Promising review: "Makes life so much easier. I can't imagine chopping onions or bell peppers by hand anymore, and it does so much more. We used to have a Prepworks chopper, which was a similar idea, but you had to press so hard to chop, and it broke after not too long. This one requires very little effort to cut through the food and it has a generous container." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99

    25. A hecka durable duck chew toy to eliminate the constant need to clean up stuffed animal guts whenever your adorable-but-destructive good doggo ruins yet another chew toy approximately five minutes after receiving it.

    26. A wedge doorstop alarm if you want a bit of added security at home or when you're traveling. Not only does it block unwanted intruders from opening the door, but it sets off a (very) loud continuous alarm.

    a reviewer photo of the wedge alarm inserted underneath a door

    27. An absorbent faucet splash catcher because you're over the after-dinner ritual of mopping up the small lagoon that forms behind your sink every time you do dishes.

    a faucet with a blue drip catcher around the base

    28. A double-sided dressing aid tool so anyone with arthritis, one hand, or just in need of a little extra assistance can button or zip their clothing every morning pain and frustration free.

    a model using the dressing aid tool to button a cardigan

    29. A fast-drying grout paint pen for helping you cover up years of dingy staining in your tile cracks. Think of it like one of those adult coloring books — fill in the lines and bask in your ~artistic~ sensibilities.

    30. A set of reusable nonstick oven liners that'll catch spills from all those drippy pies, pizzas, and casseroles! To clean, just rinse by hand or wash on the top rack of the dishwasher.

    31. A set of time-saving elastic shoelaces to install on those sneakers that just always come untied so you literally never have to tie them again.

    32. A set of reusable Wad-Free tools if you're tired of laundry day getting derailed by tangled bedsheets. These help maintain a balanced washer drum, reduce dry times, and prevent wet clothes from getting trapped in the sheets.

    the wad free pads attached to a bed sheet

    33. Magnetic bottle hangers because you're tired of feeling like your fridge is booby-trapped with falling bottles every time you go for a snack.

    34. A Shark Tank–approved car gap filler so loose change, fries, and earrings don't fall into the black hole that is the space between the car seat and the middle console.

    a split image of a model inserting the black DropStop into a car and another image of the car gap filler preventing a phone, coins, and french fries from falling

    35. A money-saving Bluapple freshness ball for extending the life of fruits and vegetables by just existing in proximity to your produce.