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    37 Cheap Things That'll Bring You Nothing But Sweet, Sweet Relief

    Sunburns, painful acne, smelly feet, nausea, and more are NOTHING when faced with these solutions.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A Shea Moisture black soap bar for helping to clear up eczema and psoriasis breakouts before you have time to scratch. Its blend of aloe, tea tree oil, and soothing oats not only calms irritated skin, but also effectively treats acne! Is there anything this can't do? NO.


    It *also* has lemon balm and gotu kola to conquer acne-causing, irritating bacteria. Basically this has all the clarifying properties of their cult-favorite African black soap ($3.56), but with the added benefits of treating eczema and psoriasis!

    Promising review: "It took four doctors to tell me that I had psoriasis, and I had it bad — all over my back, legs, arms, chest, and hands. I started using this immediately and I am mostly cleared up. The doctor wanted to put me on Humira, which has all kinds of side effects. Plus, this soap makes your skin smooth and smells good. Even my doctor is impressed." —George

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.97.

    2. An acupressure wristband, because reviewers swear this helps put an end to unpleasant nausea whether it's due to pregnancy, flying, vertigo, WHATEVER. Your days will no longer take ~unpleasant dips~.

    It's also been known to work for post-operative and chemotherapy-induced nausea. It applies pressure on your wrist to help ~restore balance~.

    Promising review: "I'm eight weeks pregnant and have had morning sickness nonstop every single day, and it has made my appetite go away so much that I feared for my baby's health. I needed a quick fix so I could eat again. It worked amazingly. I went to Denny's and ate my weight in pancakes! It feels so good not to feel nauseous all the time." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.22.

    3. A tub of Aztec healing clay mask that'll finally reduce painful cystic acne or just really tough breakouts. No matter how deep your acne goes, this mask will vacuum out clogged pores and leave your skin saying ahhhh.

    I'm honestly not even sure how there are still people left on this Earth who have yet to buy this, because 11,129 people already swear by this! By the way this works best with apple cider vinegar!

    Promising review: "Wow. Just wow. I had no expectations for this product since I've been dealing with cystic acne since I was a teenager (I'm 24 now), so I went into this purchase not expecting much. As many others have said, I previously tried absolutely everything on the market to cure my acne. After reading all the reviews about this product, I figured I would give it a try, not expecting much. However, I have been blown away by the long-term results of using this mask. I mix it with apple cider vinegar and apply it several times a week when my skin is really bad, and it has never done anything negative to my skin – no irritation, no dryness, nothing. It always destroys every single pimple that emerges. It does bring underlying pimples to a head, and that can be a little disturbing at first, but it is so worth it for the end result. I was considering taking Accutane, a very strong and dangerous medicine to finally cure my acne for good, and this product has made me completely reconsider." —Heather E.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.31.

    Want more proof? Check out "This Clay Mask Basically Vacuums Out Your Pores, And BRB I'm Going To Bathe In It".

    4. An essential oil blend with rosemary, peppermint, eucalyptus, and more so you can win the war against seasonal allergies. Reviewers note a dab of this can help clear stuffy noses and congestion, soothe coughing, and overall make spring a heck of a lot less miserable.


    If normal allergy medication makes you drowsy, this is worth a shot! It has a spicy and warm scent to help ease inflammation and irritation that causes swelling and blocks airways. Ah, pollen.

    Promising review: "I am so pleased with this oil! I was so tired of taking medicine to help with my breathing problems. I was always so congested, both in my sinuses and in my throat and chest. I put this oil in my diffuser and within a minutes, the congestion started breaking up. After a few hours I could breathe easily. This stuff is a miracle in a bottle! I have already repurchased this and will continue to do so." —catsinjax

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    5. A pair of compression socks for improving circulation in your legs by encouraging blood flow through your toes up to your knees while you work out, travel, or need to lessen painful swelling ASAP (people who are pregnant swear by these!).

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    Promising review: "I highly recommend these. I am currently eight months pregnant and wear these beauties every single day. I never knew how painful the swelling in my legs and feet could be until recently, but these socks were a complete game-changer. I stand for over nine hours a day at work, so I can't begin to explain how badly my legs and feet ached. I have a picture of what my feet looked like with (right, shown above) and without using the socks (left, shown above). The difference is tremendous!!" —Olivia Stockdell

    Get them from Amazon for $9.50+ (available in sizes S/M–L/XL and nine colors).

    To learn more, check out "Nurses, Athletes, Pregnant People, And Travelers Swear By These $20 Socks".

    6. An organic nipple cream, because nursing is hard enough without the discomfort of cracked, dry nipples. This'll use calendula and marshmallow root to soothe and hydrate sore skin.


    You can use this *while* breastfeeding — no need to remove it prior! Plus, it's lanolin- and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I'm pregnant and have already begun using this for itchy and chapped nips! It's been working wonders. I've even used it for my chapped lips, which also works! I lather a ton on at night before I sleep and I wake up with smooth skin in all areas! I can't wait to use this once baby arrives — I know I'll need it and I'm sure it will work great!" —Jeshicurr

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    7. A pair of blue light glasses that'll help you read emails without a headache (at least from the blue light). These minimize ~digital eye strain~ to help you avoid any midday crashes caused by your glaring screen so you actually stay in the zone.,

    Promising review: "I work in front of a screen all day and had recently been getting headaches due to blue light exposure. You can clearly see the change of color when you put these on, and they've made a world of difference for me. And you can't beat the price! I highly recommend!!" —kwatson

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in seven colors).

    See a BuzzFeed editor's review on v similar blue light-blocking glasses in "8 Life-Changing Things To Try In December" (#1).

    8. A pack of SweatBlock clinical antiperspirant wipes so those of us who are just constantly ~damp~ can finally tell our armpits who's boss. So long, stained T-shirts. We won't miss you.


    Apply it every seven days! This is STRONG so if you have sensitive skin, I'd suggest you do a spot test first.

    Promising review: "For anyone who might be skeptic, please allow me to put you at ease. If you have hyperhidrosis, meaning it can be nine degrees outside and you're still sweating under your arms, this product has the potential to change your life. I would sweat THROUGH a sport coat before noon. Enter the Sweat Block product. I've had it for three weeks and it is life-changing. I DO NOT sweat under my arms anymore. I'm still on the original box that I bought three weeks ago. I had to write a review after I was cleaning the garage today in 85-degree heat. I was sweating through my shirt on my back — BUT NOT MY UNDERARMS. It is amazing!" —Frosty McGee

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $19.99 (each box lasts two months).

    9. A bottle of castor oil for balancing itchy, uncomfortable scalps, which in turn will promote softer, healthier hair. It's rich in vitamins and fatty acids to soothe dry, damaged hair follicles (a possible cause for shedding and thinning).

    Promising review: "I had an allergy in my scalp 10 months ago that made the back of my head bald. I was really desperate to try a hair-growing product to bring my hair back. I read online and found out castor oil is one of the greatest products for hair growth, but there are lots of castor oil brands. I tried this product because of the good reviews, and ingredients because my scalp was really sensitive. My hair became softer than before and thicker, and one bottle of this castor oil lasted almost a year!" —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    10. An essential oil roll, because this might help you stop, drop, and *roll* the next time you're overwhelmed by menstrual cramps. Its natural blend of jojoba, peppermint, and vitamin E work together to help soothe bloating and cramping, and can even ease headaches! Feel free to still stay in bed all day with a tub of ice cream. You deserve it.


    Promising review: "I bought this pretty skeptically about how essential oils could possibly soothe period cramps. There weren't many reviews and I figured it wouldn't hurt to try. I applied it from the very beginning of my period, regardless of whether or not I felt cramps, and you know what? I didn't feel cramps for the rest of my period. As an added bonus, it does smell nice and the rollerball applied the oil smoothly for me." —Helen

    Get it from Blume for $18.

    11. Or a mini cooling and heating pad so you can alleviate cramps with a brand-new cuddle buddy. Netflix binging is still very much encouraged — you just now have a pain-free afternoon.

    Urban Outfitters

    Microwave it or freeze it depending on what you need! These bbs are filled with natural buckwheat grains and lavender for a comforting effect.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14 (available in four styles) or get a full-size heating pad for $29 (available in 11 styles).

    12. A pair of earbud covers for wearing your AirPods *without* them painfully digging into your ears — or worse, falling out. Plus, these won't sacrifice sound quality and will stay in place while you run and workout (because that's bad enough).


    They're specifically designed to comfortably fit AirPods even for long periods of time, like when running or exercising. And! Their ~passive noise reduction~ helps to improve the bass.

    Promising review: "My ears are a bit small and using the AirPods for long periods of time starts to become painful. These are perfect, because they allow me to wear the pods loosely (not shoved all the way in the ear) and still have great sound. They also help to keep the pods in my ear and not fall out. I highly recommend them for those who have had pain issues with the AirPods." —Christy A.

    Get a pack of three pairs from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    13. A jar of O'Keeffe's hand cream, because this'll drastically repair extremely chapped, cracked hands. Its super concentrated cream formula contains three main ingredients: water (to hydrate parched skin cells), glycerin (to draw in moisture and accelerate the hydration process), and paraffin (to create a barrier and maintain moisture).

    Promising review: "I have a skin condition (related to eczema or psoriasis) on my hands that causes blisters, dryness, and cracking, especially during the winter. I used to scald my hands with hot water to get relief from the itching. I also used to keep bandages with me wherever I want to cover the bleeding cracks. The only things that has brought my condition under control are refraining from all caffeine and alcohol, limiting spicy food intake, and using O'Keeffe's after showering or washing my hands. It took about 30 years for me to realize these things and I'm glad I finally am able to manage my skin condition. O'Keefe's has a protective barrier and works its way deep into the tissue to get at those thick calloused areas on my knuckles. I keep O'Keefe's with me wherever I go and it's provided me with relief far better than anything else I've tried over or under the counter." —SoulRaker

    Get it from Amazon for $7.29.

    To learn more, check out "Over 6,000 People With Super-Dry Skin Are Obsessed With This Hand Lotion".

    14. A pack of tea oil-absorbing tissues that'll confront midday shiny T-zones head on by absorbing excess oil, controlling shine, AND soothing irritated complexions with bamboo charcoal. Meaning your days of trying to keep up with your own forehead are behind you.

    They're even all-natural! They're made from 100% natural linen fibers with organic bamboo charcoal to keep you nice and fresh all day.

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oils blotting sheets because they're life savers. THESE ARE AMAZING. They're a great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I'll never go back to other brands. Give these a try — they're completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. I have no negative things to say at all." —Kelsey

    Get a pack of 200 for $6.95+ (available in two formulas).

    15. A bottle of earwax removal drops so you can effectively soften, loosen, and unclog stubborn ear canals that are driving you up the WALL. Prepare to be grossed out and amazed all at the same time.,

    This cleanses your ears with a microfoam action that's a safe and non-irritating way to soften and remove earwax.

    Promising review: "My right ear was totally plugged so I went to the pharmacy and the pharmacist said that this is the one that doctors usually tell patients to get. I put the drops in, waited, then flushed my ear out with very warm water and OH MY GOSH. The gunk that came flowing out onto the towel blew my mind! It's amazing that I was ever able to hear at all with all that crap in my ear. This stuff works." —CD

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

    16. A pair of temperature-regulating pillows for sleeping comfortably throughout the year, no matter whatever the heck is going on outside. It'll keep you cool during the summer and warm in the winter, which'll nix tossing and turning a lot faster than counting sheep.


    Enter promo code FRIEND at checkout for 30% off!

    Get them from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $17.48+ each (originally $50+; available in standard and king sizes).

    See what won best pillows on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    17. A set of waistline and bra extenders, because you deserve to wear your clothes without them constantly pinching and pulling. These'll provide a little more ~breathing room~ so you don't feel suffocated.,

    The waistline extenders give an extra 1" to 2" in the waistline, while the bra extenders provide an extra 2".

    Promising review (for the bra extender): "This extender is perfect for my need. I have some new bras that need breaking in. I wear a 30 to a 32 DDD and have a hard time finding the perfect fit so this does the trick. I was able to measure accurately since the description have the dimensions needed to choose the correct extender." —V K

    Get them from Amazon: a pack of five waistline extenders for $6.95+ (available in four colors) and a pack of three bra extenders for $6.69 (available in six different inch spacings).

    18. A squeeze-pack of Justin's honey peanut butter, because getting literally anything done feels impossible when you're hangry. These are a perfect (and filling) office snack to overcome bellyache blues.

    These are all-natural and gluten-free, too.

    Promising review: "I love getting these PB packs, but they are usually twice the price at the store. If I watch here, I can get them for a ridiculously better price than at my local store. The taste is great, with just a touch of sweetness, and they're easy to eat at my desk at work. I eat these because they are high in protein and are much cheaper than a protein bar that would have a similar amount. Plus they're easy to toss in my purse or lunch bag for the office." —Patricia Ferdig

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $5.76.

    19. A roll-on aromatherapy stick that'll help naturally relieve migraines and tension headaches, thanks to peppermint, spearmint, and lavender therapeutic grade oils. Hopefully now you'll be saying "ahhh" instead of "AHHHH".

    Katy Herman / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Is this science? Witchcraft? Who cares! I have no earthly idea why this works, but it brought me back from the dead after an 11-day headache. I found it worked better if I covered my hotpack in this, zapped it in the microwave, and wrapped it around the base of my neck. The aromatherapy was great, and it dulled my headache enough to restore my will to live." —Katie P.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    To learn more about this, check out "Attention, Headache Sufferers: This Essential Oil Stick Will Change Your Damn Life".

    20. A tube of BioFreeze gel so you can enlist its cooling menthol formula to relieve back pain, shoulder knots, knee soreness, you name it. If there's an aching muscle, this'll numb it.


    Promising review: “Biofreeze is a great product for aches and pains. My massage therapist recommended it years ago and I've been a dedicated customer ever since. Anytime I'm tense or have a knot in my neck or back I use it. It really helps to relax the area and allows me to work out the problem areas. My husband uses it for chronic back pain to cool the area and help him stretch out his back better.” —Sara F

    Get it from Amazon for $11.82.

    21. A bottle of Teddie Organics rose water toner spray for telling redness, tight, dry skin, and oily T-zones to take a hike and leave you with a dewy, refreshed complexion that lasts allll day. You just have to spritz.

    It'll also restore your skin's pH balance and absorb excess oil. It's everything you want your toner to do, except now you can use it WHEREVER. Plus it's organic and suitable for sensitive skin!

    Promising review: "I have been using this rose water for about three weeks now. I am in shock! The redness in my face is gone! I used to put on foundation almost every day because of my redness and acne scars. I now go out of the house with zero makeup on and feel confident in doing so. My face is super soft! My husband actually thought I was wearing makeup because my face was so clear. I'm so happy I took the leap and bought it!" —crystal

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in two sizes).

    See what won best toners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    22. A set of squishy eggs, because this'll both reduce stress levels and build up grip strength. They come in three resistance levels so you can work your way up while also preventing nervous habits, like nail biting or cuticle picking.

    Promising review: "I work at a desk about 11–12 hours a day with TONS of typing. Since using these, I've noticed less pain and strain in my wrists and hands, and they are also a great stress reliever. I've gotten people at my office hooked. I think they're totally worth the price." —Petite Loeb

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three sizes).

    23. A pair of anti-chafing bands that'll save us from being betrayed by our very own legs. Et tu, thighs? Plus, you get to feel fancy AF in essentially lingerie. Take THAT, sun.

    They come in both lace and solid designs so you can pick whatever suits your fancy. Both versions are super stretchy, equally comfortable, and effective as HECK. People even wear them while running!

    Promising review: "These are a life-saver. I chafe really badly in the summer when I sweat and these are cute, sexy, and 100% prevent chafing. I have gotten compliments on them and people have even asked me where I got them. They stay in place even when you're sweating. I would walk around Europe all day in the summer with these on and had no problem." —Nayara

    Get them from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in six sizes and 15 styles).

    To learn more, check out "These Anti-Chafe Bands Are Gorgeous, Comfortable, And Will Save Your Thighs".

    24. A Neosporin overnight lip mask so you can drastically repair super chapped puckers in up to *three nights*. Its combo of antioxidants and essential lipids will nourish flaking lips back to health, while peptides and emollients help to strengthen 'em. Sleep has never been so rewarding.


    Promising review: "My lips have been in a constant state of cracking and peeling for many years. I'm always wearing quality lip balm, but it's never helped much. I got this stuff three days ago and have applied it every night, and now my lips are completely fixed! I'm actually shocked. They are completely soft and supple with no signs of past troubles. I'm really shocked that they could be repaired so quickly." —Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $4.83.

    25. A Burt's Bees after-sun lotion for combining aloe and coconut oil to subdue nasty sunburns after telling your mom she was wrong about the danger of overcast weather. You should have REAPPLIED.

    Promising review: "This is the best product ever for sunburns! There's no peeling or itching — simply amazing! The photos (above) are only four days apart." —Carrie

    Get it from Amazon for $6.68.

    26. A bottle of herbal sleeping aids, because these'll help you gently fall asleep if a) even reading Oliver Twist won't knock you out and b) traditional sleeping pills only give you night terrors.


    Plus! They're designed to prevent morning grogginess. Their vegan formula contains magensium, valerian root, chamomile, rice bran, and melatonin (and contain 60 capsules).

    Promising review: "Over the last several years, I've always had problems with falling asleep and then sleeping throughout the night once I do fall asleep. I found this while searching for sleep aids and thought I would give it a try — and I'm glad I did! I take these 20–30 minutes before going to bed and I have no problem falling asleep now. Better yet, once I fall asleep, I sleep all night without waking up and feel much more well-rested the next day. Plus, there is no groggy feeling the next day." —Chris Hubbard

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    27. And! A set of foam earplugs that'll gently contour to your inner ears so you can STAY asleep, even if your roommate doesn't understand the meaning of shared walls.

    Michelle No / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I purchased these ear plugs because I suffer from something called annoying neighbors syndrome. I would liken the sounds coming from below and across from my apartment to that of an auto shop or a construction site, perhaps even an airplane hanger. It's particularly horrendous in the evening. Therefore, I have resulted to earplugs to ensure I get a somewhat worthwhile night of sleep. The contour capabilities of these ear plugs make them incredibly comfortable to wear. After inserting the ear plugs and allowing them to adjust, silence befell my bedroom. I was able to sleep free from the obnoxious noises that surround my apartment. These will be the only ear plugs I wear from now on." —Emily Buss

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $2.98.

    To learn more, check out "These $6 Earplugs Actually Changed The Way I Sleep".

    28. A pack of extra-thick hair ties to successfully hold especially heavy, curly, and full hair, sans the usual pulling and ponytail-related headaches. If you spend every day battling to keep your updo comfortably in place, prepare to be SHOOK.


    Promising review: "My hair is sooooo thick and heavy. I’ve struggled for years with headaches, snapping hair ties, and ripping hair out, even when I have non-metal bands. No more! These are worth the money!" —Vivian Solomon

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three color combinations).

    29. A pack of Rael pimple patches so you can drain bothersome zits overnight and forget they happened faster than you can say pop. They speed up recovery to practically overnight and cancel flaking so you don't spend a week trying to conceal scarring.

    Promising review: "I don’t write a lot of reviews, but I’m just in awe of this product. What are these magical stickers?! After washing my face last night, I put a patch on a new, under-the-skin pimple from hell, and when I woke up this morning all of the pus had been pulled out. My pimple is flush and feels so much better. It’s all but gone." —Matt F.

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $5.99.

    30. A peppermint foot spray for no longer worrying about how to hide your STINKY sneakers in the locker room. It uses a blend of essential oils and herbs to not only deodorize shoes, but promote healthier (odor-free) feet.


    Promising review: "This product is great. It's more effective than any foot powder or aerosol spray I've used (and I've used a lot of the big brands). It has a much milder and more pleasant scent so you don't gas yourself applying it, or trail around a strong scent that makes it obvious you were using a foot spray/powder for several hours after application. For busy feet (like working out and hiking), it seems to reduce calluses and blisters. For anyone interested, it also softens and exfoliates the skin. It does not seem to stain socks or shoes and washes out easily." —J. Boutilier

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    31. A fresh mint dental gel, because this'll give you something to smile about if you're suffering from sensitive, sore gums. It uses aloe vera, chamomile, essential oils, and folic acid to reduce inflammation and canker sores.


    It also works for dry mouths, halitosis, and irritated gums from braces or dentures!

    Promising review: "I normally don't write reviews on Amazon, but this is worth telling the world. I'm 28-years-old and I struggle with aggressive periodontitis. Sometimes food will get really deep into my gum pockets and inflame my gums horribly until I get them really clean and am strict with hygiene. I'm not always perfect. My gums recently got extremely inflamed and it was hard to eat or even focus on the day. I needed some relief fast. I found this and thought I'd try it out. Not only did it cease the burning, but my inflammation and pain went down in a matter of a couple days." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    32. A tube of Benadryl anti-itch gel that'll lend you some peace of mind when it's already too late to use bug spray. Those suckers got ya, but you can stop the itching before you practically scratch your arm off.


    It'll deliver a ~cooling sensation~ so you can cancel itching from bug bites, scrapes, burns, and cuts.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical that this would offer more relief than the hydrocortisone creams, but for me it actually does. I am severely sensitive to mosquito bites and I live in a cabin in the woods in a remote area, so having something that provides relief means a lot to me! Hooray for Benadryl! I like that it's a gel and it really doesn't small much at all, which is nice!" —Barbara L. Isbell

    Get it from Amazon for $5.42.

    33. A non-slip mouse pad with cushiony ergonomic support so your poor wrist gets a break and stops aching, even if you still have about 1,000 emails to write.


    Promising review: "This pad is gorgeous with beautiful colors and lays perfectly. I bought this specifically because of the pad for my wrist. I had developed carpal tunnel, but after a day of using this my wrist is much better. I'd definitely buy this again — nice quality." —Lainey

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 25 patterns).

    34. A pair of silicone anti-slip sleeves for keeping your glasses in place allll day — even during physical activities! Plus they'll put an end to any uncomfortable behind-the-ear digging, making them an extremely clear choice.


    Promising review: "Finally the solution to my issues. My eyeglasses would always dig into the back of my ear on one side, not to mention they would slip down my nose from time to time. I tried a different pair of guards and they just did not do the job. I purchased these and what a difference; my glasses have never fit better, and oftentimes I forget to take them off because they're so comfortable. Best purchase decision EVER." —Andrea Lincoln

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    35. A pack of toe separators, because these'll easily realign overlapping toes and provide relief from bunions while you go about your day. It's time to dip your ~toe~ in taking pain-free walks.

    Promising review: "These are absolutely a Godsend! It is a great alternative to bunion surgery! My first toe was creeping over my big toe and at times causing spasms. These have made all the difference in the world! I am a very satisfied customer! Worth every penny! They are very comfortable to wear even with your shoes or sandals on." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    36. An envelope moistener that'll do all the work if licking and sealing mail gives you the heebie jeebies. Who could blame you?!


    Promising review: "My first trial of this product was for work when we had over 200 mailers to go out. I wasn't about to lick that many envelopes and we didn't have time for the good ol' wet sponge method. We ordered one of these and I didn't know what I was missing! I bought the four-pack to have one for myself and give the others away to some other people I know in office-work. There is just enough adhesive in the moistener so that it catches the edges of the envelopes where even the peel-n-stick kind don't reach, and this is a far more cost-effective method than using glue runners or even glue sticks." —Rose Anon

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $6.73.

    37. A pair of shoe pads so you can cushion the balls of your feet when wearing heels. The good news is you don't have to deal with a night of excruciating pain. The bad news is that you don't have an excuse to stay in anymore.

    They're gel-based to absorb the shock of walking in heels, will prevent your feet from sliding down, and are cloth-covered for a comfortable ~finishing touch~. Just stick 'em to where the balls of your feet rest.

    Promising review: "I have bought many cushions/inserts for heels in the past, but they have either been too thin or not comfortable enough. These are the perfect combination of comfort and stability. The material is really soft and stays in place. It offers great support to the balls of your feet. I put a pair in my work heels and another in some wedges. They did great in both styles. I love that they kept my feet from sliding down through my open toe wedges. I definitely recommend!" —Candace

    Get a set of two pairs from Amazon for $16.99.

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