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    29 Things That You Very Much Need If You're A Total Klutz

    Gone are the days filled with fear of chopped-off fingers, stained fabrics, and trips on loose shoelaces.

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    1. A citrus-scented red wine stain remover for help effectively get rid of the mess you made when you got a little sloppy — What?! Your shirt was thirsty, too!,

    It also works on coffee, blood, ink, fruit punch, sauces, red medicine stains, and even pet accidents.

    Promising review: "Totally impressed! The unassuming generic packaging and label left me a bit skeptical but this stuff is almost as exciting as the wine I spilled! This Cabernet stain sat on my ivory faux-fur blanket for over a month before I tried this product. Completely gone in one try! Get this. Seriously. You won’t be disappointed." —PersianTess

    Get it from Amazon for $5.92.

    2. A pair of cut-resistant gloves that'll actually protect your hands from any slicing and dicing.,

    Food-safe and machine-washable. Check out our full review of NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves.

    Promising review: "After my husband sliced his finger on our mandolin I decided to check out these gloves. We are both very impressed with how well they work. The company who sells these is also wonderful — they sent a follow-up email to ensure that we liked the gloves and would have replaced or refunded our money if we weren't happy. The only thing I was concerned about when I ordered the gloves was if I was buying the right size. My husband and I have different hand sizes, but the medium is working well for both of us. And knowing that they would send a different size free of charge was wonderful. Now we don't have to worry about slicing off our fingers!" —That Author Guy's Wife

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in sizes S-XL).

    3. A bottle of stain guard to help protect your fabrics from all your inevitable spills — next time your juice doesn't quite make it in your mouth when you're lounging on the sofa, you'll have nothing to worry about.

    Promising review: "Since I'm terribly clumsy, I spilled grape energy drink on my new linen-covered couch the second day after treatment. The spill blotted up easily and left no stain or trace of the spill. I know it says to open windows for ventilation when applying, and I'm sure that's reasonable advice, but this product has so close to zero odor. My chlorinated tap water has much more of a smell. This is a great product that I feel safe using and provides very good stain protection. The price is fantastic when compared to better-known products that drive you out of your home for an afternoon with the smell and provide no better protection." —Vince M

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    4. A pair of no-tie elastic laces to keep your favorite sneakers securely on and help you avoid all those impromptu gravity checks.

    Promising review: "I can't go back to regular shoelaces now. Nothing to tie, no bow flopping around, so they look clean and tidy all the time, and they are a breeze to put on. You just slide your foot in and go. I have a high arch and the elastic actually makes my shoes more comfortable. There is a bit of give when I walk so they feel amazing. I have some odd shoe colors but I was able to match the laces pretty easily with their wide selection of colors. I even added the reflective ones to my running shoes. I've had these for over a year on some of my shoes and they haven't broken or stretched out, ever! My entire family is hooked on them." —Monica

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 44 colors).

    5. A pair of silicone oven mitts because you should never, at any point, try to take things out of the oven with your bare hands.

    Promising review: "As someone who is super afraid of being burned, I am happily using these. They do reach all the way up the arm so that I feel safe reaching into my old oven. I don't have any problems bending my fingers to grip things, and so far I haven't felt any heat when taking things out. Before I was using a 20-year-old woven glove that was past its prime. I haven't felt safe using anything but that single glove. Now I have these and they're fantastic." —Jenne Schrader

    Get a pair from Amazon for $12.97+ (available in seven colors).

    6. And try a silicone oven rack push/pull to help you get access to your hot AF oven without having to stick your hands in there.

    Promising review: "This is such a handy little tool for pulling out racks and pushing items into the oven. The best thing I use it for is my toaster oven! My toaster oven has a small opening (obviously) and trying to get a bulky oven mitt in there to pull out the food is awkward. This thing is the perfect size for pulling out the toaster oven rack, the baking tin, or pushing the food in. It's also great for grabbing the sides of baking trays and dishes and jostling them around to get the food moved about a bit (think fries or chicken poppers shaking around a tray to crisp up on all sides). Keeps my fingers from getting burned!" —krystal m.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    7. A pack of pre-moistened eye-makeup correcting swabs to help fix those little mistakes you can't ever seem to avoid during your beauty routine.

    Promising review: "I have used these for years! They are great for taking off any mascara or shadow right after you put it on! They're so easy to pull out, and swipe the lid or under eye for any residue. Also I have very sensitive eyes and it doesn't bother them at all!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them on Amazon for $4.11.

    8. A secure food storage container with a convenient little handle so you can stop making a mess when you're trying to dispense literally anything that comes in a bag.


    Get it from Walmart for $9.19.

    9. A plastic and stainless steel smart funnel designed specifically to make refilling, emptying out, or just transferring liquids an easy, mess-free affair.

    Promising review: "Works well, even with heavier bottles. I was hesitant to buy because I had tried a large silicone funnel that was intended for the same use as the Smart Funnel. The silicone funnel would not stabilize larger bottles. I had to prop the top bottle up against something and hope it didn't fall over. With the Smart Funnel, I've already transferred a highly viscous lotion in a large bottle to another, with no problem whatsoever. The Smart Funnel washed nicely in my dishwasher and has already paid for itself in product saved. One of the best features is that its components rotate around the same axis. You are able to swing the clips or the funnel out of the way if need be. Although, I can't think of a scenario where I would. I'm VERY happy with my purchase and plan on buying some as gifts. Pros: sturdy, accommodates many size bottles and configurations, washes well, holds bottles stable, able to be used for other functions (storing liquids, see packaging for examples), inexpensive (even more so if purchased in bulk), nice color selections. Cons: None." —Amy S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. A bottle of NYX Matte Finish spray for makeup that'll last all day — like, 12 hours, through snow, fire, and emergency response teams all day.,

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this for a while, but finally needed to write a review. This morning, I put my makeup on and did some generous sprays of this setting spray. Then, I went into the 100-plus-degree heat and demonstrated a short workout at an outdoor event. Despite drinking as much water as I could handle, I overheated quickly and EMS had to come to my rescue. Between my boyfriend and EMS, there was a small crowd around me literally pouring ice water on me, mopping my face and neck with cold towels, and pressing ice packs on me. This continued for a while and I was sure that my makeup was gone, but this spray kept my face mostly intact! If this spray can keep my makeup on through an encounter with EMS and being essentially submerged in ice water, it can keep yours on through your (hopefully less eventful) day!" —Bugaboo

    Get it from Amazon for $7.19.

    11. A set of wine sippy cups, because pouring some out for the homies, intentional or not, is totally overrated.

    Promising review: "It's a grown-up sippy cup! I bought these for all my wine-loving friends and family, including myself. We attend a lot of wine festivals and these are perfect. They keep the wine cold and are very easy to sip from. A little too easy sometimes, lol. I also use mine on overnight scrapbooking trips. They're great for outdoor parties too, to keep the bugs out and reduce spilling. I highly recommend these to anyone that drinks wine outside of a restaurant or dining room. (I bought the beer ones for my beer-drinking friends too.) Great gift!!!" —Jennifer L. Hyatt

    Get it a set if two from Amazon for $12.81+ (available in five color combos).

    12. A box of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers so you can finally, FINALLY clean up the disaster you created in your microwave!!! (A parade will be held in your honor at a later date.)

    Promising review: "I have a teeny tiny toddler who constantly makes messes. I generally pick one day a week to deep clean and I will use the entire thing up. I start with wiping down the walls in my living room (crayon or pens marks) then wipe down my son's big toys, then I will wipe down the cabinet doors in the kitchen, and wipe down the windows and bookshelves. I finish by scrubbing down the shower and by the time I clean the toilet it's used up and ready to be thrown away." —MichiokoXIII

    Get a box of four from Amazon for $4.94.

    13. A pack of stain-removing Tide To Go pens — you know why! You know damn well why.,

    Promising review: "These were a lifesaver. I was walking to the bus and decided it was a great decision to drink coffee while walking. Like a scene from an infomercial, I spilled coffee all over my white shirt. Yes, the classic coffee on the white shirt. Luckily I had one of these in my bag (I put one in each of my most-used purses in anticipation of my clumsiness). I went into a store bathroom and quickly scrubbed the Tide To Go on my shirt. All of the coffee blobs went away and once the awkward wet splotches dried up, my shirt was perfectly white again. You've got yourself a big fan, Tide." —NAD

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $5.98.

    14. A clip-on strainer so you never have a repeat of the 2017 tragedy where so many of your delicious pasta strands were left behind in the cold, cold depths of your sink.

    Promising review: "After many years of failing to drain skillets and pots by using a lid, I searched for and bought this guy. Wow! I can't believe I lived without this for so long. It's a dream to drain water from pasta, and grease from meat. No slippage, and it works great. Just need to be a little careful if you've got a lot of food in the pot/pan, as some of it can escape over the top, but the use of spoon to keep it at bay works well." —R. Higgins

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two colors).

    15. A pair of stain-resistant, super-comfy microfiber sheets that'll have you sleeping in the lap of luxury and not in accidentally multicolored linens.,

    Promising review: "These are by far the best sheets I have ever bought! Super soft and cozy! Not really thick, or crisp which some people like. I am more than pleased and will buy another set of us, and for my son." —Mary

    Get the four-piece set from Amazon for $24.97+ (available in sizes twin-California king and in 39 colors).

    16. A washable nylon makeup and hair protector so your face doesn't end up on your collar. Again.

    Promising review: "I use it whenever I am wearing something with a fitted neck. Keeps the shirt clean, no makeup stains. I also try to remember to take it with me when I go shopping, to keep the neck on my shirt clean and the store merchandise." —Grandma Ruth

    Get it from Amazon for $4.55+ (available in white and beige).

    17. A bottle of rain- and stain-repellent spray to totally protect your valuables when it comes to clumsiness.

    Promising review: "This is my second time purchasing, I have to say I love Apple Brand Garde. It has saved my purses and myself from many unfortunate stains. I use this to treat all my Louis Vuitton bags. I recently sprayed my bandouliere, I couldn't be happier with the outcome. I definitely recommend this, don't be afraid to spray new leather. It dries up and you can apply it every three months." —SZ

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    18. An adorable mini desktop vacuum to keep your desk crumb-free!! Yes ladies and gentlemen, you too can have a desk with no evidence of your constant snacking.

    Promising review: "I love how convenient it is! Makes my life just a little bit easier and allows me to be just a little bit lazier. Also, it's pretty darn cute so it doesn't stand out or look awkward sitting on my nightstand next to my bed. I am (currently) one of those sad, single ladies that likes to munch in bed while binge-watching the latest show I have discovered. I have black sheets so the crumbs and other random bits that get into the bed stick out like a sore thumb. This little ladybug helps it seem like I have my ish together and don't eat every meal in bed." —Natasha

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors). And don't forget the AA batteries.

    19. A dishwasher-safe apple slicer that'll make cutting up apples so freakin' easy — seriously, we have them here at the BuzzFeed office and it makes slicing up an apple for a snack SO FREAKIN' EASY. It takes like two seconds and no chopping off your fingers!

    Promising review: "Seriously, why has this never been invented before? It's the best thing in the history of apples! It cuts the apples in perfect sizes for kids (and even me), and the bottom base to push the blade all the way down is a game-changer. I always hated cutting apples because the last push was annoying and made slices fly everywhere. This is easy and keeps them all mostly attached. Love love love it!" —jbug

    Get it from Amazon for $9.22+ (available in 8-or 16-slice options).

    20. A T-shirt that is straight up stain-resistant! Can you imagine being able to wear a T-shirt and not end the day covered in everything you ate?!

    FYI — reviewers have pointed out that this shirt fits pretty small, so you might want to size up at least TWO sizes.

    Promising review: "It's a truly an amazing product. The hydrophobic material works exactly as promised. The shirt does tend to run a tad small and as a result is pretty tight. But still makes for a great undershirt or work out shirt, also it arrived very promptly and in great condition!" —sterling morris

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes L-3XL).

    21. A Swiss-made, dishwasher-safe Victorinox RH Forschner BladeSafe to help keep your knives and hands protected.

    Promising review: "I bought this blade safe for my Wusthof paring knife and Shintoku knife that I use for camping. I had always kept them in a piece of folded over cardboard wrapped in duct tape. I always worried that someday I would reach for a knife and the blade would have cut through my homemade protector. These protectors are well made and fit both of my knives. I wish the one for the paring knife was smaller but it's a minor issue." —snake eyes

    Get it from Amazon for $3.49+ (available for blades 3"-4", 4"-6", 6"-8", and 8"-10")

    22. An eyeshadow shield so your makeup goes on the top part of your eyes, where it's supposed to — not the bottom.

    Promising review: "These are my little under-eye lifesavers! I love eyeshadow but used to be afraid of bright colors or sparkles because of fallout. Now that I use these, I am free to use any and all of my eye makeup without the fear of ruining my foundation. I really like to do my face first and my eyes last; I tend to have trouble applying my foundation around my eye makeup due to my klutziness. It's like the harder I try, the more I fail, so being able to be a bit messy frees me up and these little fallout catchers do the trick. I can make a single shield last for multiple applications by only using the two corner adhesives first for a while until they lose stickiness, and then I move to the center adhesive strip until that loses stickiness. I use one shield under both eyes and can usually get six to seven applications out of it. A good week's worth of eye makeup with one shield...I am sold." —Manic Maenad

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    23. A set of nonslip rubber-base clip-on baggy holders perfect for transferring foods with one hand and NO mess.

    Promising review: "I used three of these to help me make freezer meals after I had my baby. I can honestly say I don't know how I would have filled the freezer bags without these ingenious baggy holders. I was able to dump veggies, spices, meat, and cans of heavy beans and tomatoes into the bags, and they stood up the entire time without sliding or spilling. One of the bags I stuffed literally to the brim, as full as it could go, and the bag did not fall down. I would definitely recommend these." —Grace S.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. A pack of ultra-sanitizing Purell Wipes to keep you clean and germ-free after you manage to make a mess all over yourself again — I know, what a concept!

    Promising review: "Like the portability of this item, as well as the size and texture of the sheets. They come out easily when dispensing them. The small size of the travel pack is perfect for my car's console. Handy to have in the car whether for unexpected cleanups or for cleaning my hands and steering wheel after filling the car with gas. Not highly fragranced, which is a big plus. Also, it does not seem to dry my hands out like some products do." —WalkToRun

    Get six packs of 20 wipes from Amazon for $14.50.

    25. A reusable deodorant-removing sponge, because yet again you've managed to showcase that you can't figure out how to not get white residue all over your clothes. We get it, you wear deodorant.

    Promising review: "My husband is the one that needed this. I keep it on hand for when we are about to leave and those white streaks appear." —MBV31

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    26. A roll of Flash Tape to secure your sometimes-very-revealing clothes and stop any unwanted body parts from falling out when you inevitably stumble while you're walking.,

    Promising review: "This tape REALLY works! I ordered a deep-neck scoop halter top (similar to the emerald dress J.Lo wore when she was with P. Diddy) from Amazon and needed a special tape to keep the shirt from exposing my boobs. Well? Lo and behold, the tape stayed in place all night! I love this tape!" —Chelse Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    27. A complete roadside emergency kit filled with everything you might need when you'll probably need it most — or when your clumsiness follows you on the road.

    The 156-piece kit includes battery booster cables, a reflective safety vest and flashlight, light sticks, a rain poncho, a mylar blanket, a warning triangle, a whistle, tow rope, a tire repair tool, an emergency hammer, an adjustable wrench, a tire pressure gauge, a pocket knife, rubber gloves, bungee cords, cable ties, PVC tape, first-aid tape, alcohol prep pads, safety pins, a butterfly closure strip, adhesive bandages, antiseptic towelettes, gauze pads, a toolset, a police report, safety pins, a soap wipe, a cotton ball iodine prep pad, and a sting relief pad.

    Get it from Amazon for $46.79.

    28. A spill-proof table cloth you literally never have to worry about washing...ever!

    Promising review: "So happy with this tablecloth! I'm not sure why every tablecloth isn't spill-proof, but I have been very pleased with this one. We have seven kids so it has been a lifesaver." —Rachel Eckler

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three sizes and 16 colors).

    29. A wired Logitech keyboard you can literally wash. Goodbye, piles of crumbs that were calling your keyboard home!!!!

    Promising review: "I AM MESSY! I love this keyboard. I use this keyboard for typing documents and gaming. Very solid. It does not get junky like other standard keyboards." —Mimi

    Get it on Amazon for $55.99.

    Now, go on and live your best life!


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