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    37 Things To Help Anyone Whose Life Could Best Be Described As "A Mess"

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    1. A set of Bottle Bright tablets so you can tackle all those stains on your bottles and travel mugs instead of quietly buying new ones every year when it seems like they're past the point of no return.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting Hydro Flask coffee mug; I tried everything — bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING — and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER Hydro Flask to replace it. Eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand-new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much that I used it on another Hydro Flask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $8.

    2. A Makeup Eraser, a super soft face towel with two sides — one that can wipe off all your makeup with water and a light scrubbing, and another that exfoliates your skin — so you don't have to deal with that heap of face-washing supplies bursting out of your medicine cabinet anymore.


    It's also chemical-free and made of a microfiber blend that's specifically designed to clear gunk from your pores and make sure you don't have any excess makeup leftover. Plus, all you have to do when you're done using it is wet it and hang it up to dry! No more wasting money on icky washcloths that hurt your skin!!! I can hear your pores singing from here.

    Promising review: "THIS. THING. IS. AMAZING. I have literally never had clearer skin. It does exactly what it says it does, erases your makeup. Waterproof or not, it all goes away with just a little water and a little bit of scrubbing. I will forever be amazed by this. Never buying another makeup remover product again." —Brittany

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of the Makeup Eraser for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    3. A bottle of wood polish that will make your all your scuffed up doors, hardwood floors, and furniture look so spanking new that the whole room will feel that much easier to tackle next.

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places; we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. Take a look at the pictures to see the before-and-afters. This stuff was like a Magic Eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand-new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get a bottle from Amazon for $8.48.

    4. An smudgeproof eyeliner stamp so you can finally get the perfect cat-eye on the first go without having to ~wing it~ (read: wasting eight cotton balls, half a bottle of eye makeup remover, and all of the minutes you were setting aside to make your morning coffee).


    Promising review: "Amazon makes all things possible, even the perfect winged liner. I’m speechless. I’ve never been able to do winged liner in the 30 years I’ve walked the earth. This product is amazing, it’s seamless. Literally, it’s fool-proof. Not to mention it has great staying power, it’s very dark, and hasn’t smudged all day. I seriously wasn’t expecting to like it this much, you’ve got a customer for life!" —Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in two colors and four styles).

    5. A bunch of Miracle-Gro "food spikes" that can bring plants as sad as the tree from A Charlie Brown Christmas back from the brink of death, and will continuously feed them for 30 to 60 days while you get the rest of your life in order.


    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of the package for quantity), and approximately a month after I used these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This also worked wonders for my plants that don't flower! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became greener and healthier looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    Get a set of 48 from Amazon for $2.24.

    6. A mold and mildew removal gel you can leave on the offending spots for six hours, then wipe away like nothing nefarious ever grew there in the first place.


    Promising review: "Wow! After YEARS of elbow grease and zero results, I tried this stuff before giving up and stripping the old caulking from the top of my shower. I’m so glad that I did, too! I mean, look at these results! Granted, it was on for about eight hours instead of six because I forgot about it, but the black mold/mildew just rinsed away — no scrubbing at all! STOKED! Super easy to use, too!" —Nice marmot!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    7. A set of produce-saver storage containers designed to keep your fruits and veggies fresh way longer than usual, so you won't be in a constant race against time to cram your produce into your mouth before the mold sets in.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical at first. What kind of witchcraft could these small plastic bins be born from that would make them somehow extend the life of our otherwise short-lived produce? Well, let me tell you — if it was witchcraft that produced these containers, then call the Sanderson sisters and get them rolling on another batch! Down here in southeastern Virginia, the produce is terrible! We couldn’t get strawberries to last for more than three or four days. They’re so much cheaper to buy in the large containers, but then we had to eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner just to make sure they were gone before they started to get too soft and juicy. I was beginning to dislike strawberries. And that, ladies and gentlemen, would be a crime in and of itself. But along came these wonderful containers. They more than doubled the life of our berries, allowing me to once again think to myself, Eh, maybe this meal I will have kiwi." —Michael Territo

    Read BuzzFeed's review of these "miracle" produce containers for more deets.

    Get them from Amazon for $15.29.

    8. A hair-finishing cream for taking care of those little wisps and flyaways that don't quite make it into your ponytail — a far better solution than shoving a baseball cap over your head and calling it a day.,

    Promising review: "I normally have a lot of baby hairs around my ears that won’t go up or back into a ponytail so I’ve hated wearing ponytails. But for my job I have to have my hair up. Hairspray never quite did the trick. I saw this stuff and decided I needed to give it a go. It is AMAZING. I swipe this stuff through and it lasts all day. And it doesn’t dry to a crunch like hairspray. Plus, I don't look like a grease ball! If you have problems with those little pesky hairs or have a dancer this stuff would be excellent!" —Jaycee

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. A set of streak-free lens wipes that are gentle on your glasses, camera lenses, and phone and laptop screens, but will also help remove bacteria and that honey buffalo dip you got a little too enthusiastic about while you were texting.


    Promising review: "My husband's glasses had a constant film. We used the cleaning cloth from the optometrist's office, but couldn't get them completely clean. After reading reviews on various cleaning wipes, I bought these for him for Christmas. He LOVES them! He even said they were his favorite Christmas gift. Because they are individually wrapped, he can keep a few packets in his car for easy cleanings on the go. After cleaning his eyeglasses, he uses the other side to wipe down his cell phone or iPad so everything is sparkly clean these days. We will buy these again. Great value too!" —DeriRN

    Get a set of 20 wipes from Amazon for $5.99.

    10. A sunrise simulation clock to trick your human brain into thinking you're already dappled in the light of a bright, sunshiny day when you wake up, so you can start tackling your little messes earlier in the day and with a much clearer head.


    You can sync this alarm clock with an app on your phone (or with an Alexa or Google Home), and it will gradually brighten the room with red-tinted light designed to fight grogginess in the minutes leading up to your wakeup. By the time your alarm goes off, your eyes will have already adjusted to the "daylight," so you won't be as tempted to hit snooze. It also has customizable sounds to wake you up — the "Hawaiian Waves" one in a particular fave of mine.

    Promising review: "I've had this alarm clock for about a month or two now. I was having issues waking up and getting motivated to get out of bed when it was early in the morning and really cold. I had low expectations, since it was so cheap. I was hoping that it would at least keep the correct time and turn on every morning, but I have been blown away by this little thing. It reliably connects to Wi-Fi and can be controlled with your phone! It can get the time from the internet, so it never runs fast or slow. There are so many different settings to use, but I do 10 minutes of sunrise before the alarm (the shortest amount of time). By the time the alarm goes off, my room is bright enough for me to feel motivated to get up at 5:30 a.m." —Emass24

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99.

    11. A strapless convertible bra, so you don't have to start from square one and pull half the bras out of your underwear drawer during your panicked early morning outfit changes. This one's got at least 95% of the tops and dresses in your closet covered.


    This bra is also wire-free for comfort, and comes with a silicone strip at the top edges to prevent that infamous slippage you get with so many strapless bras.

    Get it from Yummie for $42 (available in four colors and in sizes S-L, with a size chart for guidance based on cup and band size).

    12. A Lay-n-Go cosmetic bag that fans out to become a mat, essentially letting you lean into the mess that is your life by actively encouraging you to do your favorite thing: dump a bunch of stuff into a bag and deal with it later.

    Lay-n-Go / YouTube / Via

    Promising review: "I was tired of fumbling around in my cosmetics case and saw this. I was skeptical, but...WOW! On my recent two-week trip to Europe, with constant laying out and packing up, this item was wonderful. I could find what I wanted quickly, right away. Packing up was just a matter of pulling the drawstring. At first I wasn’t sure about changing to this bag, but now I could not do without it." —Mojosharkey

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95 (available in 12 colors).

    13. A toilet-cleaning gel you can stamp inside your toilet so it can continually clean with every flush for two weeks at a time, giving you one less mess to deal with as you triage all the other ones.


    Promising review: "What can I say? This smells great and helps deodorize the water closet. It helps sanitize and keeps the bowl clean after every flush...and I can't be the only one who's satisfied when I click, press, and release the little jewel-looking gel tab onto the inside of a sparkling-clean bowl!" —Gino

    Get a pack of 12 gel stamps and a dispenser from Amazon for $17.99.

    14. A red wine stain-removing spray that magically erases both old and new red wine stains from fabric so even the most notorious hot messes among us can fearlessly lounge on your white duvet while sipping your deep-red pinot the way God and Olivia Pope intended.


    I own this spray bottle, and it has saved countless white T-shirts by getting out WAY more than just wine. I'm talking coffee, soy sauce, even blood stains — you name it, this spray bottle has taken care of it. On a related note, I am a slob.

    Promising review: "Wine Out is one of the best purchases I've made from Amazon. We had company, and someone spilled a full glass of red wine on my new gray couch. I would have taken a photo of the spill, but I was frantic looking for the Wine Out spray bottle. Anyway, I soaked the stain first with dry towels, then sprayed Wine Out on the stain. Within seconds I saw a huge difference. I then followed the directions on the back of the bottle and allowed it to dry, and it's as if it never happened! Honestly, I was amazed!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    15. A power scrubber brush you can attach to a DRILL (!!) that basically does all of the hard grime-busting so fast that you'll have eons of time left to deal with all those *other* messes you've been putting off.

    Promising review: "These brushes are freaking fantastic. I tried them on a portion of my shower and bathroom floor tiles and grout. I immediately had to do the rest because it made the cleaner sections look dirty. I also tried it on the side of my fridge that is next to my stove top. It did a pretty good job there as well at removing grease and stains. The only downside is that it made me enjoy cleaning!" —Eric T. Ma

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six colors).

    16. A dry shampoo spray that will help absorb excess oil and give your roots so much oomph that you'll shenanigan everyone into thinking your Day 3 hair is actually Day 1. One less mess to deal with two out of three days sounds like a win.,

    Promising review: "This literally changed my life. I was one of those people who used to complain about needing to wash my hair DAILY. I have thin, light blonde hair. I looked greasy and unkempt after one day, not even taking into consideration working out or sweating. But now?! A whole new world. I shampoo my hair in the shower on Sundays, just rinse my hair in the shower after days I do high-intensity sweaty exercise (three to five days per week), and use this in my hair every morning. It fluffs it, gives it volume, and makes it look brand-new. I honestly can't believe how much this changed everything. Now my hair can look smooth and straight because I don't need to wash, dry, then straighten every morning (what a time suck!). Now I just straighten and use dry shampoo. I've used the extra time in mornings to improve my makeup routine, take my dog on longer walks, etc. AND I look more put together at work. Get this stuff. Conserve water. Never look back." —Eemn83

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $14.90.

    Read BuzzFeed's reviews of dry shampoos for more deets!

    Pssst — Batiste also sells dry shampoos for specific hair colors and in different scents!

    17. A self-grooming cat toy so your cat can have a time ~feeling themselves~ and you can have an even better not finding hairballs all over your bedroom when you're trying to get your life together.,

    You can easily mount this toy to a flat wall or a corner using the adhesive strips included, and even comes with a little bit of catnip you can put in it to initially attract 'em.

    Promising review: "My cat Gambino Bambino would let you brush him bald!!! He loves to be groomed and comes running whenever the brush comes out. Though we love to accommodate, I know he wanted more. He was constantly rubbing his cheeks and ears on the corner of our walls to get even more scratching. I finally came across this product and knew he would love it! It took a little convincing but once he got a hang of it he’s been loving it! We have one in the living room, one in the kitchen, one at the top of the stairs and one in the guest room! He is having a great time!!! Very easy to put together and place on the wall." —T. Mangiacarina

    Get it from Amazon for $3.33.

    18. A fume-free oven cleaner that's gentle enough that you don't need protective gloves to use it, but tough enough that it'll erase the evidence of all your baking misadventures and that time you fell asleep while cooking pizza rolls.

    Promising review: "Oh man, this stuff is awesome! I sprayed and left it on overnight. I had no idea what to expect. I took a paper towel and started wiping out the oven. The grime just melted away. It was awesome! I am VERY pleased!" —Ksgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    19. A cable clip you can stick to your desk or your nightstand to keep your charging cable locked in one convenient place — a true relief from trying to tug them out through the genuine knot of cables that's been steadily getting more tangled under your desk.


    Promising review: "It was always a pain to reach down the side of my bed to reach my chargers, not to mention the wad of cables I’d have to sift through just to charge my phone. I finally searched for a solution and came across these. They’re great! They’re really easy to stick on and they stay in place. I haven’t had an issue of them falling off. Whenever I need to charge a device they’re right next to me, easy to reach and untangled. I definitely recommend!" —Nelis Perez

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $6.97.

    20. A broom for pet and human hair that can work on any type of floor, but is specifically designed to pull it up from the carpet deeper than even a lot of vacuums can reach. If you're gonna un-mess up this particular mess, you're gonna have to dig in deep.,

    An embarrassing confession: I do not have a pet, but I shed like nobody's business. My hair gets so ingrained in the carpet that a vacuum truly does nothing for it, so I often was just unrooting clumps of hair from the floor with my hands (sorry for the visual). I bought this broom and it immediately started pulling it up GOBS of hair. My carpet like, genuinely changed color (turns out the pink was supposed to be much pinker, whoops). Anyway, do with that semi-horrifying information what you will.

    Promising review: "I bought this broom two years ago and it is still going strong! I have four large breed dogs and we have fur — EVERYWHERE! This works so so good! I came back and purchased one for my neighbor and sent one to my favorite pet rescue down south. I am always amazed at what this picks up even after I just ran the vacuum. If you remove the head from the handle you can use the head to do in all the crevices along baseboards where fur gets trapped on the carpets. I also use it that way to do the carpet corners on the stairs. Lastly I use it to get dust and cobwebs off the floors and ceilings. It truly is a super tool." —Roseann

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    21. A mini contact lens case so you can always have a backup pair on hand for when you inevitably lose one of the contacts you're already wearing (with things as inconvenient as this, it's less a matter of if, and more a matter of when).

    Promising review: "These were so cheap and very handy. They were small so they could fit into your purse, pocket, whatever. You could carry them and didn't have to worry about big bottles of solution. I actually ordered one for my purse and one to keep at work." —Shaylon

    Get it from Amazon for $4.38 (available in three colors).

    22. A ring size adjuster for loose rings, so you're no longer *that* person crawling around on the floor at the movie theater every time your ring slides off.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    As you can see, this is my own human hand pictured above. I'm obsessed with jewelry retailer Local Eclectic, but my ring finger is between two of their sizes — enter this plastic coil, which made up the size difference in the hottest second.

    Promising review: "I’ve been holding off on getting my ring resized and decided to do something temporary till then. These are perfect! They came with a bunch of different sizes, and you only use a small amount of the one you need. If I end up needing it tighter again, I can swap it out for a larger coil. They are really easy to put on, and I hardly feel it at all on my finger. I’m not sure how long they will last because I haven’t had it for long, but it comes with enough extra that it would be easy to swap out if they don’t hold up." —Charet

    Get a 12-pack in two sizes from Amazon for $5.73.

    23. A set of dishwasher-cleaning tablets you can pop into a cycle with your dirty dishes to wipe out all the extra grime and that funky smell you were low-key hoping would just go away on its own.

    Now you can host your get-togethers without that one helpful friend being like *GASP* when they see the state of your dishwasher.

    Promising review: "We have very hard water in this area, and though my dishwasher is supposed to be self-cleaning when you use the right detergent (which I have been), it's been getting gunkier and gunkier and a couple of months ago the rinse aid dispenser stopped filling properly. When I looked that up, the online advice said that can happen if it gets too dirty and gave advice on running the dishwasher with vinegar and other tricks. But I saw this and, being pleased with Affresh's machine cleaners I'd used on my clothes washer, decided to try it. It worked AMAZINGLY, in ONE try. My rinse aid dispenser immediately started working good as new again, and my dishwasher is the cleanest it's been since we got it! Love it!" —Mouriana

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $11.98.

    24. A slim organizer tray for your cutlery that will save you so much drawer space that you'll feel like you just opened an extra pocket in the time-space-fork continuum. No more jamming the messy drawer shut and praying it stays that way, y'all!


    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only 3 drawers, so space is at a premium. My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend. You can fit quite a few spoons etc. in each slot. My beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. Plus a set of clear drawer organizers that will finally force you to reckon with the abyss of your "junk drawers" once and for all. Start with the makeup one, move onto the kitchen one, and then — if you dare — tackle the one in your nightstand, too.


    Promising review: "I love these stacking storage organizers. They fit perfectly in the bathroom drawers, even if you stack them. I use the smaller ones for holding cotton makeup pads and other smaller cosmetic items. I store fingernail polish and items I don't use every day in the larger square containers that fit on the bottom. The long ones are used in the top drawer for toothpaste, hairbrushes, tubes of smaller first aid items, moisture eye drops, etc. I liked them so well, I ordered a second set and threw away the thin, funky plastic organizers I had used for years. These are much classier." —JW

    Get a set from Amazon for $14.99.

    26. A jewelry-cleaning stick with cleansing solution on a brush designed specifically to get in the nooks and crannies of your jewelry, so anyone who sees the glint of your perfectly clean rings will be like, "Wow, that's a person whose life looks like it's probably not a mess!",

    Promising review: "This thing is a miracle-worker! I'm a little ashamed to say that getting my ring cleaned had become low priority in the past 8 or so years, kids, moving, etc. took the top spots. My ring was so dirty that I was starting to worry that if I took it somewhere to clean it they'd be disgusted! I randomly saw this product mentioned by someone as a way to shine up their ring occasionally. I bought because it was pretty cheap and why not take a chance? I soaked my ring in some warm water and dish soap for about half an hour then took it out and started using the stick on it. I should've taken a picture of all of the gunk I got out of the crevices! I went over it thoroughly and then rinsed it off, OMG! My husband said he could see it sparkling from across the room and said maybe he needed to use it on his ring now! It's been about a month since I've last done it and it's only now starting to lose some of it's sparkle, very long-lasting!" —Browns

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    27. A set of bed bands that will lock your fitted sheets neatly into place so you can stop shoving the loose corners under your duvet whenever you're too tired to remake your whole bed in the morning.

    Promising review: "I have a pillow top and pillow bottom queen-sized bed that is a little too small for king sheets and with queen sheets I have battled to keep the sheets from popping off. I have tried everything! I was about to try to customize some king sheets because it was so frustrating. Then I saw this product advertised on Facebook in one of those posts about the amazing products that people love. So I figured it was worth a try. It works. I was shocked. My sheets have not popped off once. I ordered this in February and it is May now---and they have not popped off once! They used to pop off EVERY .... SINGLE... NIGHT. To say this is life changing is not an exaggeration. Such a relief to be able to sleep through the night without ending up in rumpled sheets." —TinkerbellAPixie

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.99.

    28. A faux-leather bench with ~secret storage~, because if we're all being honest here, even the deepest of cleans will leave you with a bunch of miscellaneous objects that don't quite have a home. Now they do, and it's QUITE chic.


    Promising review: "I bought two of these two years ago and they're still in excellent condition. In fact they still look brand new, like the day I got them. I use one as a coffee table and I'm using one in my bedroom for storage at the foot of my bed. They look great and have plenty of room inside for storage. Very sturdy too. I sit on it when I'm playing guitar and it's very strong and sturdy. I'm moving to a bigger place and am thinking of buying another one and thought I'd check back here to see if they're still being sold. I'm so glad they are still on Amazon! I'm definitely getting another one!" —VRMJ

    Get it from Amazon for $51.99+ (available in four colors).

    29. A set of floating shelves that will give you some extra surfaces to hold your stuff, because shelves are a foolproof way to turn your "mess" into ~art~.


    Promising review: "These I have to say are super cute and trendy. I have wanted shelves like this for so long but nothing stood out, then I came across these. They are exactly what I was looking for with colors! They are made very well, for the price. Comes with all the hardware to install and easy as you have to screw on the brackets yourself. I love that you have a few different choice on how to put the bracket." —Janna

    Get a set from Amazon for $25.99.

    30. A bamboo charging station for your bedside table to organize all your devices and let you wake up to a clean, fully-charged slate of them every morning, and make you feel like you have your life together even when it's one match away from being a garbage fire.


    For a setup that will fit neatly under the stand, try this USB Charger from Amazon for $25.99, and these short USB cables from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "This is a great little bamboo stand that hides all of the cables typical from using a multi-USB charger. I was able to hold both of my phones, watch and still had a few extra spots to charge my iPad and other items. The box was sturdier than I expected and had a nice snap to keep it together. I paired this with an Anker 6 port 60w charger and it fit perfectly! Make sure to pick up some extra short USB cables if you have more devices to charge like I did. I’ve had a few co-workers compliment it after the first day saying how cool it was! Great purchase!" —jmkalfut

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99.

    31. A multilevel jewelry stand to free you from the 10 minutes you spend every morning untangling your necklace from your bracelet that is also somehow tangled in ANOTHER necklace like an endless shiny ravine.


    Promising review: "I wanted to get rid of an old jewelery box I had and get something more sophisticated and grown-up. I had a hard time finding something that would be big enough for all my pieces, fit on my dresser, and look good. This does all these!!! My long necklaces fit on the tallest, back hanger and all my bracelets fit on the other two. The few rings and earrings I own display well on the bottom tray. It's a beautiful piece and I'm so happy I bought this!!" —Embo13

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (also available in gold).

    32. A mini leather wallet you can stick to the back of your phone case, sparing you from the five seconds of sheer, unadulterated panic when you can't remember which pocket you stuck your ID in on a walk around the neighborhood.


    I recently bought one of these for my ID and credit cards because every time I went for a "quick trip" out of the apartment, I kept dropping them all over the place like a monster. The adhesive on these babies goes on super easily and is strong as heck, and the wallet is thin enough that I can still jam my phone into my back pocket without any issue, which is important to my lazy sensibilities.

    Promising review: "Has completely replaced my wallet! I pretty much only need three cards in my day to day life — my credit card, my ID, and my public transit card. This sleeve holds all three perfectly without ever losing a single one, and has held up really well despite how careless I am with my things, so I haven't carried a wallet in months. It's pretty tight at first but will stretch to hold your cards as needed — note that this means that if you take a card out, it will be fairly loose for the others, so be careful. I got the pink color and it's picked up a little color around the edges from my jeans, but otherwise has remained pretty much the same color. I highly recommend this if you're looking for a stick-on wallet sleeve for your phone!" —Alexis

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in 12 colors).

    33. An opaque, understated laundry hamper that'll blend in with the decor, unlike that see-through mesh one that's been getting steadily grosser since you banished it to the far side of your bed.


    Promising review: "This basket has been wonderful so far. I had a few blankets taking up space in my closet and so I purchased this in hopes of making some space for other things. It's definitely doing its job. It's currently holding two queen-sized fleece blankets, a queen-sized weighted blanket, and two pillows. Super spacious! It did come folded up but if you follow the instructions that come with the basket, it will easily get some shape and hold onto it without it flopping over." —CCLP

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two sizes).

    34. A shower curtain with POCKETS, because the utter delight of extra pockets should not be limited to surprise ones in dresses. Now you can store all your extra brushes, soaps, razors, and other odds and ends at eye level, instead of letting them perilously crash into the shower from the edges you propped them on before.


    Promising review: I LOVE this shower curtain. I have been buying this curtain for the past 6 years. If you have a shower that doesn’t have a lot of ledge room for all your “stuff”, this shower curtain will be your best friend. You can fit so many things inside the pockets! I honestly only use like 4-5 of the pockets. You can also use this as a liner and have another more decorative shower curtain on the outside but I personally use it as a shower curtain. I usually change it every 6 months because it does start getting a little soap scummy on the bottom. The best shower curtain/liner money can buy!" —DAtkins

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    35. A pack of melatonin gummies that may help boost your natural sleep hormones and make it easier to fall asleep — because honestly, sometimes all we really need to un-mess up our own hot messes is some quality shut-eye.


    I am very bad at falling asleep, thanks to a combo of having a very aggressive brain and refusing to not be on my phone at all times, but these have definitely made a difference since I started using them a few months ago — I feel actually "sleepy" at night now, and tend to not wake up as often before my alarm. I don't wake up feeling groggy, either, like I do with mini sleeping pills. Also these taste really good and my candy standards are high, so that's saying something.

    Promising review: "So, I’ve come to be pretty jaded when it comes to product claims. I’m not even sure why I tried these in the first place. Maybe just one of those moments of weakness that can come from lack of sleep! Well imagine my surprise, THESE WORK! I’ve been taking these for about a month. No, they won’t “knock you out” like some sleeping pills, but my experience is that they take that edge off to calm your mind, let you fall asleep and help you stay asleep. An added benefit is that you don’t wake up groggy in the morning, only to spend the next day feeling like a zombie. No, they also won’t prevent you from never ever ever having another sleepless night. These are very gentle." —Fabbi Shopper

    Get a pack of 60 from Amazon for $14.83.

    36. A pair of high-waisted performance leggings – they come with a pocket for your phone and a teensy *secret* pocket for your keys, so you can keep all your important belongings on your person at the gym instead of playing another rousing round of, "Uhhh which locker number did I put my stuff in again?",

    Promising review: "Love these! I've worn and washed them several times and they've held up without any change in how soft they are. They are also very breathable during workouts. They are very snug without pinching in uncomfortable places and the pocket is a life-changer for keeping my phone close during workouts! It is deep enough that my phone doesn't fall out even during squats, though it may shift a little." —Rhea McCullough

    Get a pair from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in 26 colors and sizes XS-XXXL).

    37. A copy of Start Where You Are, a self-exploration journal to help you organize your thoughts and feelings, because sometimes the mess isn't physical, y'all. Sometimes there's just a big ole mess in our hearts.

    Promising review: "I stumbled across this journal in search of a blank one as I wanted to start writing to get some thoughts onto paper. I found myself drawn to this journal for self exploration by the cover, quotes, and prompts that it promised and I'm very impressed! The quotes are amazingly drawn and very inspiring. The prompts make you think while having fun and I love it. A great way to reflect on yourself :)" —htb

    Get it from Amazon for $11.18.

    You walking away from the hot messes in your life entirely unscathed:

    20th Century Fox

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