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    32 Quick Fixes For All The Small Annoyances In Your Life

    "BEGONE" β€” all these things to your 1,345,642 small inconveniences.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A wine stain removing spray so you can prevent any nights out from going sour. Your favorite sweater will live on now, I promise.

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. It has a fantastic citrus scent. This takes care of any stain so fast and efficiently, it's become a party trick. I seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate how great it is to a friend once. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has lasted us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." β€”Melanie Nolen

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    2. A pair of earring lifters that'll let you wear any darn heavy hoops or large studs you want without having to worry about drooping or aching lobes.


    They come in a six pack with three different pairs: silver, gold, and copper.

    Promising review: "These are awesome. I love that I can wear big earrings without them drooping, and my ears don't hurt. The backing helps to support the weight of the earring." β€”Michelle Andrews

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three styles).

    3. A punch plier, because loose belts are the WORST and basically useless. This'll make all your belts feel practically custom-made (and I guess in a way it is!).

    It's also great for shortening bag straps! It comes with a screwdriver so you can adjust the opening.

    Promising review: "I ordered this to shorten a couple leather belts, but was nervous because I don't have a lot of hand strength. NOT A PROBLEM! It is easy to operate, even for weak little me, and everything you need is included. Two belts adjusted and back together within five minutes!" β€”Annie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    4. A set of extra-long toothbrushes for maintaining your best friend's hygiene without the fear of any *nipping*. Now you guys don't have to choose between losing a finger or preventing a cavity.,

    They love you, I swear. They...just hate your fingers near their mouths.

    Promising review: "I love using these to brush my dogs teeth. I have bought many different types of toothbrushes for my dog and they all failed. This is the only one that is easy to use and my dog doesn't mind me using this on her. It's fun for her and not a chore anymore." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    5. A pack of TSA-approved silicone travel bottles so you don't have to live at the mercy of hotel-brand conditioner. Frizz + travel = not a happy vacation.


    Plus they're BPA-free, leak-proof, easy to squeeze, AND dishwasher-safe. Winwinwinwinwinwinwin.

    Promising review: "My trouble with other silicone squeeze bottles are that they distribute too much product too fast, and I was delighted to see that these adorable penguins distributed product very gently. I kept some lotion in there and it carried easily in my purse, because it is flatter than other silicone bottles. Plus, the penguins squeezed very well (compared to other bottles that stiffly retain their shape). It helped me get all of the product out. Such a pleasure to use, easy to fill, carry, and clean!" β€”J Montenegro

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $10.44.

    6. A set of cable protectors that'll prevent your precious phone charger from fraying. No more "if I lay my phone down jussttttt right it'll still charge." Avoid this struggle.


    They're made of super flexible silicone so they can fit over any cord!

    Promising review: "This is really such a simple item, but for me it’s made a big difference. We constantly had charger cords breaking right where they attach to plug in to the phone. We have had to replace so many cords because of this. I waited for a few months before reviewing this product just so that I could see if it worked first. So far it’s been awesome. My charging cord still looks/works perfectly with no problems. Such a handy little item." β€”nik

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $8.97 (available in three color combinations).

    7. A wooden desktop organizer, because it's definitely harder to concentrate when surrounded by every single memo you've gotten, ever. Maybe now you'll answer some emails?


    It only weighs four pounds and is easy to put together, so bringing this to the office is a piece of cake.

    Promising review: "I rarely ever leave a review for anything, no matter how good or bad. But this was really a great buy so I felt compelled to write a review. I received it just yesterday. I easily put it together and immediately brought it to work to put it to use. Every single coworker that walked past my desk complimented just how cute and organized it looked. I was skeptical at first, thinking it looks better in the picture than it might be in reality, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The picture shows just how nice and tidy it made my things, and I definitely think this is worth getting." β€”R

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in three colors).

    8. An auto-shutoff outlet for finally putting an end to wondering if your house is or isn't currently burning down. Your flat iron is no longer a threat., Amazon

    You can set it to stay on for various amounts of time: one, two, four, or eight hours, OR always on.

    Promising review: "This is the best design of all the countdown timers I've used. I have an individual timer or multiple outlet strip timer on every appliance that could overheat or overcharge, because I worry a lot about fire and don't trust my memory to turn things off. This helps with that!" β€”MysteryAuthor

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

    9. A blind spot mirror so parallel parking isn't something that keeps you up at night anymore. You will NOT own me, tight spaces.

    Promising review: "I bought these for mine and my mom's car a while back ago and these little things are great. Since I got my license I've hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I'm currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind, and it's helpful when I parallel park in the city." β€”Mariam Abass

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97 (available in three shapes).

    10. A lightweight wrap cardigan that'll chicly solve your "how do I still look nice when the office A.C. drops to below zero" conundrum. But you should still crack the case of who's messing with the thermostat.


    Promising review (for the right): "I have the mocha and the black one of these. They work perfectly over blouses or shells without being too warm. And as they are very dressy, they can dress up something or be thrown on for something more casual. " β€”Mary-Lou Hood-Brangers

    Get them from Amazon: the left for $13.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in 18 colors) and the right for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS-4XL and in 23 colors).

    11. A John Frieda anti-frizz serum, because humidity is sadly not a good enough reason to call out of work. This'll protect your precious locks all day from rain, humidity, and wind (oh, my!) without any of the usual panic.

    It comes in three formulas, but I'd go with extra-strength, because we are NOT messing around with humidity. I hate even the word. You can also use it as a heat protectant!

    Promising review: "This product works so well! My hair is naturally very frizzy and tangled, especially with the humidity rising now that it's almost summer. Before I was just hoping it'll go away if I just straighten my hair and put heat protectants on it. That didn't work, about 30 minutes later it would just become frizzy again, which annoyed me. I hated feeling the need to get rid of the frizz by straightening it over and over. I read all the other reviews about this and majority says it works wonders so I ordered it and washed my hair then applied it while damp. After that I started to blow dry with cool air and I immediately started noticing a difference than how I usually blow dryed it. After I straightened it I was scared that it would start to frizz back up again and I ended up wasting my money. BUT IT DIDN'T! My hair is still soft, silky and straightened more than usual with no frizz! It's holding up so well!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.18.

    12. A pair of reusable silicone ear buds for sleeping through the night...despite your roommate's tendency to blare the TV at 4 a.m. Isn't life beautiful on eight hours of sleep?, Amazon

    Plus, because these are reusable they'll save you money from buying the disposable kind! AND they're designed to be super comfortable in your ears and come with travel case and pouch.

    Promising review: "These are amazing β€” so comfortable and easy to insert. They completely seal off your ears. I got them for my son. He suffers from insomnia. He's overtired, and cranky. He complains if I try to have a phone conversation or watch TV quietly in another room with closed doors between us. Not today! I've been talking on the phone with him sleeping like a rock in the next room β€” no more complaints! Since it came with two pairs, I kept one for myself. I slept so soundly! Everyone is happy and well rested. I highly recommend them and I never want to be without them again." β€”Nikki A.

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    13. A bottle of Squatty Potty toilet spray so you don't love your nerve over going number two. When you gotta go, you gotta go β€” and this'll relieve you of any anxiety.


    Yes, that's right, they're made from the same company that brought us the holy-grail Squatty Potty. Their formula is a blend of essential oils and real gold nanoparticles to trap odors above and beneath the toilet water and fully deodorize the room. Check out our full breakdown to see how many people trust this spray!

    Promising review: "I love this stuff. This is the third bottle that I own (not because I use them up like crazy, I just wanted to try all the different scents). It really works. If you forget to spray before you go, you can do it after, and I have found that it is just as effective at controlling the smells. These smell great. My personal favorite is the vanilla one. Now I'm not terrified to use the bathroom when I'm in a public place. Awesome!" β€”seredaaddams

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five scents).

    14. A pet hair remover that'll quickly de-shed your rugs and couches and put an end to your life with *furry chic* decor. Which I must tell you is not a thing.

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing. With multiple cats and two dogs who have no boundaries in the house (couches, chairs, and beds are free game), and more than a few with black fur, our furniture and carpets were constantly covered. This thing works wonders! It's easy to use, does the job right, and is cheap. What a bang for your buck. The fur comes right off, it's a miracle. I recently used it in our bedroom since we have light blue carpet. The vacuum wasn't sucking up the fur and the carpet looked dingy and dirty. I got down and went to town on the carpet with this thing and the difference is like night and day. It picked up everything. I scrubbed hard enough to loosen up a six month old Skittle from the carpet too. Seriously, if you have pets, this is a must. Bought it in March, it's now October. and it still works like a beast. You won't regret buying this." β€”dameow687

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two styles).

    15. An app called Prism, because sometimes avoiding the thought of scary bills leads to accidentally forgetting them entirely (a no-no). This keeps everything from the WiFi bill to rent in one place and sends you reminders β€” you may even feel super adult afterwards!


    You can pay all of the bills from the app making it fast and easy! But most importantly, stress-free.

    Promising review: "It links to and keeps track of all of your bills and accounts. You link your checking account to it (or debit card, other accounts, whatever), and then it tells you every day where your money is at and how much you have left until payday. It organizes all your bills and displays all the balances and due dates on the dashboard. Then you can click the bill and set when you want to pay (now, tomorrow, three days before due date, lots of options), how much, and from what account, and then IT DOES IT FOR YOU RIGHT FROM THE DASHBOARD. I was so freaking tired of having to go from account to account to account and trying to remember due dates and organize money and prioritize bills and remembering different site logins. But NOW IT'S JUST ALL IN ONE PLACE. .” β€”ByTheLion

    Get it from Apple's App Store or Google Play for free.

    16. A TubShroom for cancelling showering in standing water when you can't bring yourself to snake the drain. Oh, this has been happening for a year now? PLEASE GET THIS.

    Just put it in your drain and pop it out to clean every so often. It's made of silicone so you can easily wipe away all that gross hair and who knows what else before you lose your cool. And check out a BuzzFeeder's full review for all the info!

    Promising review: "I held off reviewing this to see how it worked over the course of a month or so. My first though is, 'how are my husband and I not bald?'. Seriously, I empty this thing every other day (see nastily graphic photo below) and it is always completely gunked up with hair and goo of all types. I was impressed by the sheer amount of hair and other stuff this thing captured. It was easy to install (unscrew the small metal drain covering, gag at the stuff growing on the underside of said covering, pop the TubShroom in the hole). Yes, clean up is disgusting. Pull it out with a paper towel and clean it off with another one. It's flexible, so the gunk comes off easily." β€”LT

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in six colors).

    17. A set of toe-topping socks so a) nothing shows on top of your fancy sneakers and ruins your whole outfit and b) you don't have to deal with anything slipping off your feet mid-day. Is there anything worse? NO.


    But all your piggies are still protected!

    Promising review: "These little half socks are just what you need to prevent that sweaty foot feeling (yuck) without showing socks above the top of your shoes. They do not shift/scoot around while worn. They even stay on my feet when I take my shoes off, which was unexpected. Finally, you can have the no-sock look with the comfort of socks." β€”LifeIsGood

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $16 (available in two colors).

    18. A pocket-sized external battery that won't punish you for using Instagram even when your phone is at 1%. No matter where you are, this will keep you from dangerously running on fuel.

    It's super small and lightweight so it's easy to bring anywhere. Plus it has an LED flashlight and is compatible with both iPhones and Samsung phones.

    Promising review: "I bought this for the Hurricane Irma path. I bought three: for my husband, my son, and myself. With one of the banks I was able to charge my cell from 13% to 100%, my son's from 38% to 75%, and my husband's from 45% to 84%. This really works great!" β€”Cristina

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors).

    And! Check out our top picks for portable chargers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    19. A Rubbermaid produce saver, because grocery stores don't seem to understand that some of us shop for one. But now our $100 tab of fresh food won't go bad in two days' time.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    And it's dishwasher-safe. Check out why a BuzzFeeder swears by this for keeping her groceries fresh for up to TWO WEEKS!

    Promising review: "I wish I would have gotten these sooner. I bought strawberries for my children, and then I forgot about them. I found them in the back of the refrigerator almost TWO WEEKS later, and they were still good. The real miracle is how long it keeps zucchini. Zucchini starts to get mushy in the crisper drawer after just a few days. Again, these miracle containers have kept it fresh for close to two weeks now. I've kept cut lettuce, cut cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, zucchini, sliced bell peppers, strawberries, blackberries, cut jicama, and carrots in these containers. I've had fantastic results with all of them." β€”Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. A pair of Jeffrey Campbell Chelsea rain boots for cancelling an entire season of sacrificing cute outfits in the name of bad weather. These'll leave you ~high and dry~ from boring dressing.


    Get them from Nordstrom for $59.95 (available in sizes 6-10 and in three styles).

    21. A pair of anti-UV glare computer glasses so you can get through the workday without a headache (at least from the blue light). These can minimize ~digital eye strain~ to help you avoid any midday crashes caused by your glaring screen so you actually stay in the zone.

    They have amber tinted lenses to block blue light, aka what probably makes your head hurt after a while.

    Promising review: "I work in retail and warehouse environments, and unfortunately my eyes are sensitive to everything! They get dry, tired, etc in environments with any kind of artificial lighting or dust particles floating around. Thankfully, these glasses help a ton! I can feel a significant difference when I wear them. I don't get so exhausted, my eyes don't become itchy or tired, and I feel overall more alert. Additionally, the yellow tinge of the lenses is almost imperceptible, plus the design of the glasses is super fashionable and flattering to most face shapes. In short, I love these glasses! I even use them to watch television at night. One of the best purchases I've ever made!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available with no magnification, reader strengths 1.25x–2x, and in three styles).

    22. A pair of seamless hipster undies that'll tell panty lines the *bottom line*: they can't sit with us when we wear leggings. Sorry not sorry.


    They have a soft cotton lining and elastic waistbands that'll move with you allllll day.

    Promising review: "I honestly love these. I was so skeptical about buying underwear on Amazon. I could not imagine buying underwear without feeling it first. However, these were a huge success. First of all, they fit extremely nicely. The bum area has great coverage so you don't end up accidentally wearing skimpier underwear than you planned. I absolutely love the feel. They are so soft and comfortable. These are described as seamless and this is very accurate. I appreciate a good pair of leggings and I can wear these underwear with any pant lines (from leggings to skirts, etc)." β€”Emily

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $15.59+ (available in sizes S-L and in five color combinations).

    23. A pack of Cosrx pimple patches, because these bbs drain surprise zits overnight and reduce the lifetime of your breakout faster than you can say pop. Not to mention they'll give you all the satisfaction of a popped pimple without the scarring., Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    Seriously, these hydrocolloid helpers summon bacteria and debris from deep under those zits so by the time you remove it, le zit is le gone. Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review for proof!

    Promising review: "This is absolutely amazing! They come in three different sizes so you can conquer any zit, no matter how large or small. They are close to clear, so they blend in well with my skin. I'll put one on a painful, irritated, head-less pimple in the morning, go about my day (no one has called me out for wearing them, which means either they haven't noticed or they're afraid to say anything), and by the evening all the yuck has been sucked out onto the patch. It's disgusting, but SO COOL! When I take the patch off, it looks like the pimple was photoshopped right off my face. ZAP! Leaving the patch on all day also keeps me from picking, which prevents nasty scars and making the zit worse." β€”Lindsay & Eddie

    Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $4.97.

    24. A high-impact racerback sports bra specifically made for big breasts to say ta-ta to painful workouts. These'll give you all the physical (but sadly not emotional) support you need while doing activities that require a lot of movement, like running or boxing!

    They're available in sizes S-3XL, are super soft and stretchy, and feature ~body-wick fabric~ to keep you cool during intense workouts. AND they have ventilation panels, a built-in bra for added support, and extra-wide straps for a more comfortable fit. Check out our full breakdown!

    Promising review: "I really do love these! I got a size large, and I am a 36D. The padding is in the perfect place and when I workout everything stays in its place. They don't plaster your chest down or make it hard to breathe. They are comfortable and don't cut in anywhere. Great support overall. I have washed them and tossed them in the dryer (a lot so far!) and only once has one come out of the dryer with a folded padding, easy fix. You can take out the padding if you feel like it is too much, and they still work very well! I will be getting more colors of these! Great buy, especially for the price!" β€”Claire Downs

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and 18 combinations).

    25. A leak-proof stainless steel travel mug for feeling confident that your coffee is safe and sound β€” and so are your car seats now for that matter. No more early morning crises before you've even HAD your caffeine.

    This boasts a totally spill-proof lid (thanks to its vacuum insulation technology) AND keeps your drinks hot for up to five hours and cold up to 12 hours! Plus, it makes drinking with one hand (hello, driving) easy, courtesy of its big button to open.

    Promising review: "I've had this thermos for about a month now and I am very pleased with it. I put my hot beverage of choice inside the thermos by 5:40 a.m. (what am I doing up so early?) and at around noon it is still nice and warm (not piping hot, but definitely not cold or even tepid) so that's give or take six hours. I have repeated this exact ritual nearly every day and it will always be deliciously warm at noon time." β€”Diana G.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.44+ (available in two sizes and in 18 colors).

    26. A pack of elastic ribbon hair ties so you can pull your hair into a pony without the risk of creasing. Aka the next time you're sweating up a storm on the subway, there's no need to suffer in the name of keeping your hair straight.


    Promising review: "My hair stylist recommended these hair ties to me because they don't damage your hair like other elastic bands. They also don't leave a crease and are quite cute. I love them!" β€”ChiMom

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $6.25.

    27. A pain-relief tool named Buzzy that'll stay by your side when you need to get shots (or a new tattoo!). Its combination of vibration and ice both distracts and numbs so your blood work is easy peasy. Was this made for children? Yes. Do adults use it? Double yes.


    Promising review: "I used the Buzzy device as an adult going through IVF injections. The vibration device was a good distraction for me, and helped make the daily injections pain-free! It stayed frozen long enough to numb the injection site. The mini size was fine for me, and I liked that it was portable and I could travel with it in my bag. I would recommend this product for children and adults who may be going through frequent shots." β€”kaye

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95 (available in two styles).

    28. A set of Drop Stop gap fillers, because French fries should be in your mouth β€” not buried between the seats. Now the ghosts of fast food past won't live in our cars.

    They even fit around your seat belts and move with the seats if you adjust them!

    Promising review: "I purchased these for a new car and have had them a couple months, but this weekend they proved their value beyond a dropped French fry. My sweet four-month-old puppy was sick and threw up, but not a single drop of liquid fell down between the seats! The material soaked up enough of the fluid to keep it from seeping into the threads of the seats or splashing around before I could pull off the highway. It was SOOO much easier to clean up than had I not had these guards." β€”Kathy Horner

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    29. A bra band extender for freeing yourself from the ~grips~ of restrictive bras. This is made of soft velvet, doesn't leave tracks, and never pinches β€” cue the song "Freedom" (feel free to sing it at the top of your lungs).

    It comes with three colors β€” beige, white, and black! It extends your bra to about two inches wider!

    Promising review: "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." β€”V K

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $5.99 (available in six different inch spacings).

    30. A roll of eco-friendly, reusable bamboo towels so you can both nix overspending on regular paper towels and clean up messes a whole lot faster thanks to the absorbent material. AND these are good for the earth! Everybody wins.


    They're made from sustainable, organic bamboo β€” one roll replaces 60 paper towel rolls. Plus they're machine-washable and SUPER strong! They can be used ~120+ times~ before discarding.

    Promising review: "I frickin' love this. These are great for those times you need a paper towel but don't want to create all the waste to throw it out. They're definitely a lot thicker than a normal paper towel, but function just as well for being easy to crumple up or soak up liquid. I've found these especially helpful for tasks that used to waste a lot of paper towels because towels didn't work for it: like cleaning the litter box, cleaning the bathroom, placing in the microwave to catch spills, cleaning up pet messes, and so on. I've already run some of them through the wash probably five to seven times and they remain just as useful as before." β€”Caz

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    31. 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 fantastic! I work overnights and wear dresses regularly to the office. I've been using the deodorant style anti-chafing rubs and wanted a longer-lasting option. Ding, ding! This is it! They're so comfortable I fell asleep in them! No marks and no uncomfortable 'digging in.'" β€”A. Spencer

    Get them from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in sizes 21"-32" and in 15 colors).

    32. A pack of A'Pieu hydrating sheet masks, because anyone who has ever set foot on a plane knows this is extremely necessary. Oh good, my face is just one big dry patch. Can't wait to land.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these masks. I am a frequent user of sheet masks, I use one every other day. The ampoule on these masks is nice and thick with plenty left in the package to rub into your neck and chest. The scent is amazing without being over powering. I felt pampered and my skin felt amazing afterward. I was even commented on my glowing skin." β€”T_Bow

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $2 each or a seven-pack from Amazon for $7.88.

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