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26 Products You'll Never Understand How You Lived Without

You mean all this time my life could have been a little easier?

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1. This phone case you can literally plug into the wall so you're not searching for a cord when your phone is about to die.

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Promising Review: "Love this case. I usually use to always carry an extra charger with me everywhere, but not anymore. The size of this case reminds me of the Mophie Juice Pack, but it's a tad lighter. Some reviews bash on the fact that you 'need' to use a 3.5mm headphone adapter, but this does not annoy me at all." —Andrew O.

Get it from Amazon for $15. (Available in a variety of colors and for iPhone 5 and iPhone 6.)

2. This tumbler to track exactly how much water you're drinking — and how much more you should be drinking.

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Promising Review: "Love this water bottle. The concept of using the bands to help you keep track of how much you're drinking is GENIUS. I HATE using apps because I forget to update them after I'm done drinking. This is so simplistic but so great. Drink a whole bottle, sweet! Put a band on your wrist. They're cute, colorful, and comfy. If you have a lot of arm hair they might pinch and tug your arm. This bottle isn't meant to be tipped over, though. It leaked a little when it would fall over with the straw, which makes sense. Duh! The straw isn't airtight to the bottle. Cute, stylish, and simplistic in its ways of keeping track of water intake. Love." —Ana T.

Get it from Amazon for $14.

3. These clip-on camera phone lenses so you can finally become the professional photographer you know you're capable of being (without having to lug around a giant camera).

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Promising Review: "This lens is great! I used it to take pictures of my new puppy and they turned out GREAT! My boyfriend got it for me because I love taking pictures but don't have a professional camera." —Breann

Get it from Amazon for $12.

4. These anti-slip glasses hooks that'll keep your spectacles where they belong.

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Promising Review: "Really stellar product. It's one of those small things you wish you had thought of, but never did. It's a small investment for someone who wears large and heavy glasses, and it's comfortable. I've worn over-ear headphones with them for hours and haven't felt any unusual discomfort from. Unfortunately, the come in a pack of three, so once you mention them to family/friends/coworkers they disappear fast. I only wish my optometrist had carried or recommended them." —mayden

Get a pack of three pairs from Amazon for $3.

5. This durable AF cell phone-charging cable because yours has basically disintegrated.

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Promising Review: "I've bought many lightning cables over the years. This is by far the best I've used. Most others have poor build quality and eventually break. These on the other hand are very sturdy. Solid material and good design keeps this cable from falling apart where the wire meets the connector heads. The braided cable also provides a very premium feel for a not so premium price. Would highly recommend these cables especially for those who travel a lot and just likes to toss their gear and accessories in whatever bag they have." —Pete

Get it from Amazon for $13+. (Available in a variety of colors and lengths.)

6. These bed sheet suspenders to help you keep those pesky bed corners covered.

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Promising Review: "These are definitely worth the price. My significant other and I apparently run marathons in our sleep, so the fitted sheet and mattress pad came off the bed without fail. We own a double pillow-top mattress and they haven't stretched out while holding a fitted sheet, (that shrunk in the wash), plus two mattress pads. They hold them firmly to the bed with no slipping. No damage has been done to the sheets, either." —Michelle

Get a 4-pack from Amazon for $13.

7. This anti-chafe cream you'll use to keep from becoming an actual, IRL, fire crotch.

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Promising Review: "Bought this for my daughter to use for her upcoming cross-country season and to help her from getting heat rash and chafed on runs. So far it has worked fantastically, even in the extreme heat of Southern California. It goes on super easy just like a deodorant stick, which makes it really nice. I would imagine that the stick would last a couple of months if it was used once a day. Overall, she is super pleased with the glide and how it has helped her from getting a rash." —Tom Lowry

Get it from Amazon for $10.

8. This rotating car mount that'll have your Google maps at eye level while you hit the open road.

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Promising Review: "I am soooooo happy!!!!!!! It does everything I need it to do! I was able to adhere it on a small surface, I can turn it to adjust however I want to view it, and it's out of the way of everything! My coworker saw it and now she's gotta have one too! Really, this is such a worthy item!" —P Coozie

Get it from Amazon for $11. (Available in a variety of colors.)

9. This magnetic key holder so you can call off the search party next time you need to find your keys.

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Promising Review: "He came earlier than expected and does exactly what he needs to do — hold my damn keys all day, (both sets) and prevent me from misplacing them over somewhere on my desk or lose them in the bottomless pit of my purse. Such a handsome lil gadget." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $6.

10. These wearable earbuds that'll easily wrap around your wrist so you'll avoid losing them or getting them tangled up with everything else you own.

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Promising Review: "I bought one for each of my girls to help them keep track of their headphones. It's a little tricky to get them wrapped up the first few times but practice makes perfect." —Traveling Mom

Get it from Amazon for $20. (Available in a variety of colors.)

11. This detangling brush for those of us with hair that secretly wants to become a bird's nest.

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Promising Review: "My 5-year-old has long hair that tangles, matts, and becomes an unruly animal of its own. Everything from Argan oil, special conditioners, shampoos, and wide-tooth combs surrendered at her hair's strength and stubbornness. I endured crying, snarling, and side eyes from other parents. A stylist at a salon suggested this brush. I rolled my eyes and plunked down $8. This brush did what it said and no more tears. My daughter has naturally curly hair and this brush won without a fight. I look forward to styling her hair and making her presentable." —JohnnyV

Get it from Amazon for $9.

12. This alarm clock that'll literally run away from you so that you're forced to get out of bed and be on time — for once.

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Promising Review: "This thing is awesome! I'm a deep sleeper and it made me jump out of bed. It's so fast, five seconds after it went off I found it in my kitchen! I recommend buying this for yourself or for your kids if they're deep sleepers and won't get out of bed in the mornings!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $18.

13. This cooling towel to help you cool down even when you're sweating balls.

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Promising Review: "I used my cooling towel to keep me cool all day. Because the towel is more exposed to the air while riding, it requires more frequent soaking to keep its cooling effect. Cooling time varies, but two to three hours is average." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $7. (Available in a variety of colors.)

14. This iPhone 7 adapter and splitter because it's insane that you can't charge your phone and listen to music at the same time.

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Promising Review: "My daughter recently got an iPhone 7 and quickly became frustrated because her battery would run down while listening to her music. I came across this adapter and figured we would try it out. She is in love with it because now she can have it charging while listening to her music, with no dead battery. It is super easy to use and well worth the cost." —Glorybound68

Get it from Amazon for $20.

15. This protective credit card case so you can help keep all your personal information safe from any potential identity thieves.

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Promising Review: "Very pleased with this product. Bought it to prevent identity theft, but also find it so easy to get access to my cards, (as I have arthritis in my hands)." —Carole

Get it from Amazon for $9. (Available in a variety of colors.)

16. This magnetic cord organizer that'll keep all your cords in one easy-to-access place so you're not hanging off the side of your bed searching for them.

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Promising Review: "This is great for organizing cables for easy access. I use this in my bedroom to keep my computer and phone cables easily accessible for charging. It comes with three magnetic holders, two of which can be used with three different-size cables and one that is used for larger cables. It also comes with a magnetic strip that can hold three cables or a single magnet for one cable. The magnet is fairly strong and holds securely." —dee lee

Get it from Amazon for $10.

17. This facial steamer for all those days you wish you could go to the spa but your bank account disagrees.

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Promising Review: "Perfect little steamer! My skin has been much more hydrated and it's easier to do extractions." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $25.

18. This crevice brush because your house isn't clean until those crevices.

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Promising Review: "Deep cleaning is a very good and accurate description for these brushes. When you have a white sink it can be very tough to keep it clean around the drain, specifically how to get into the tiny crevice and really remove any dirt or stains that things like coffee, juices, etc., leave. I used the brush end to loosen up the dirt and then I put the pointed end right in the crevice. It easily removed the fine debris that remained." —myrarebeauties

Get it from Amazon for $6.

19. This jar opener to make life a little easier and getting those fuckin' pickles open easier, too.

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Promising Review: "This is great if you have any trouble opening products. From the twist-off cap on soda bottles to larger items, this has worked perfectly." —Sharon

Get it from Amazon for $8.

20. These finger guards so you leave no evidence of your late-night snack session.

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Promising Review: "Bizarre looking but do exactly what they are supposed to do. Keep your fingers from getting tinted orange and sticky. Excellent product in my book. Multi-purpose uses. A big 👍🏻!" —Susan Dery

Get it from Amazon for $9.

21. These pimple patches that'll help zap those freakin' pimples that magically show up every time you have an important photo to take.

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Promising Review: "These are GREAT if you are prone to acne and get little pustules. They will not work on deeper ones or those without a 'head' that has sebum leaking out. If you have tried to extract a blemish and it keeps 'oozing,' then this will shrink it down like nobodies business! I always keep these on hand!" —Michelle Lea Basnet L.E.

Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $5.

22. This tablet holder to make all your in bed-Netflix-binge-watching-I-am-not-putting-pants-on-today days totally hands-free.

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Promising Review: "This stand is perfect. Avoids muscle fatigue with tablet. Totally perfect for watching in bed -- even on top of a down comforter. Quality is great for the price. For the money, it's hard to see how it could be better. I leave it in the stand and it stays solid, no fear of it slipping out. Exceeded my expectation by a good margin." —NuRxhunter

Get it from Amazon for $20.

23. This endoscope you can connect to your computer or phone and use to explore the depths of your pipes after you accidentally drop your ring down the drain.

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Promising Review: "I really like this. A few weeks back I lost a ring behind a very heavy large dresser that I can't move on my own and it was seemingly impossible to find it. It was like the never-ending abyss. Enter this endoscope lighted cam. I had to clip it to a stick to get it under the dresser far enough, but when I did that trusty camera and light led me right to its location. I'm so glad I have this. I know it will come in handy again." —shopsinherpjs

Get it from Amazon for $30.

24. This handheld vegetable slicer because cutting a f#@king tomato is hard. Stop pretending it isn't!

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Promising Review: "This slicer makes quick work of slicing round and roundish fruits and vegetables. I found it easy to use and it holds items perfectly. To make sure it would be truly useful, I placed a large tomato and small lemon in it and both held both very well. The high-quality stainless steel has also proven this item to be long lasting and no 'stripping' has occurred after multiple washings. I was happy to see that it has a locking mechanism so I can store it closed easily in a drawer without it taking up a lot of space. Although this is sold as a slicer, I have also found it useful as salad tongs and for removing spaghetti from hot water." —P S

Get a pair from Amazon for $11.

25. This digital tape measure so you can get the most accurate measurements next time you decide to have a I can throw this farther than you contest.

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Promising Review: "This tape measure is so cool. Easy to use, easy to read the LED, nice features like adding, and showing where the middle is. Great product for the price." —Y. Carney

Get it from Amazon for $25.

26. And this Wi-Fi enabled smart plug that'll make it easy to turn off your curling iron next time you leave the house and go, "Shit, did I forget to turn off the curling iron?"

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Promising Review: "This thing is AMAZING! As long as you have a smartphone, (I have an iPhone), it is really easy to use. It's great! Be sure you have access to Wi-Fi because that is what the smart plug uses to switch on and off the device." —Richard

Get it from Amazon for $35.

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