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    Updated on Jan 25, 2019. Posted on Dec 29, 2018

    32 Things You're Totally Going To Want When You're In A Rush

    Just a bunch of handy products that'll save you time and stress!

    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 storage basket for laundry, toys, or any odds and ends lying around that'll make your home look pulled together before guests come over — even though you just took 10 seconds to throw everything inside one.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These look high-end — great detailing and sturdy woven fabric. The rope on ends is a great touch. They stay open just fine and have a firm platform base." —City guy

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in four sizes and 22 colors/patterns).

    2. An adorable metal catchall so you won't be scrambling to find your hair accessories in the morning.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this for my sister as an engagement present to hold her rings. She loves it because she likes Alpacas. It is great quality, but very small so make sure to read the measurements." —Carrie H.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.72+ (available in 12 designs).

    3. A portable charger, because you always head out the door with your phone half-charged and this is gonna save your ass every day.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought a couple of these a while ago and now I'm picking up a couple more as gifts. Anyone who has a smartphone should have one. I was thinking of ideas to protect these from water and debris in my pocket or backpack. The simplest idea I came up with was to pick up some rubber chair tips, size 7/8 to 1 inch. They fit perfectly and do a good job of protecting them. Anker hit a home run with this product. Five stars." —Happy Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    And check out our picks for the best portable chargers in three price ranges on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    4. And, while you're at it, how about a laptop backpack with compartments for literally everything you need to tote along with you, plus a USB-charging port, perfect for a busy commuter? Just grab it and head out the door — no purse-plus-tote-bag combo needed!

    BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great backpack for travel. I can comfortably fit my 15" laptop, water bottle, small pair of flat shoes, a course reader and a bunch of other little things (agenda, iPad, journal, pens and pencils, iPhone). Really an awesome backpack that looks professional, clean and holds a LOT. I use it for my frequent travel (airplane) and it fits perfectly under the seat." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in seven colors).

    This is also our pick for best affordable laptop backpack on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    5. A Dash egg cooker so you don't need to waste any more time than necessary for a perfectly cooked egg just the way you like it.

    amazon.com

    You can use this customer-favorite appliance to make hard-boiled eggs, soft-boiled eggs, poached eggs, scrambled eggs, and even individual omelettes!

    Promising review: "So awesome. I'm not a morning person at all and am usually rushed. No more waiting on water to boil. I put the eggs in, push the button, and go and get ready for work. When the buzzer goes off, you push the button again to turn it off and your eggs are done. I throw them in a bag and carry them to work with me. I've bought a total of three of these now. One for me, and two to gift to others that liked mine. I need more devices like this that simplify my life."  —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.25+ (available in five colors).

    6. A mounted holder for your mail and keys to prevent the always-entertaining game of "Where'd I leave my keys?" when you're already five minutes late.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Perfect!! It comes with screws and anchors, but I hung it up with Command strips to avoid holes in the wall of our rental — it stays up great. It's like 1 inch shorter than some of the ads we get in the mail, but hey, it's all paper. It bends to fit! We hang our keys on it, I hang my wristlet, and my boyfriend hangs his back scratcher :P We also put our sunglasses in with the mail so we can grab those on our way out too." —FishyBirdMLS

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

    7. An interlocking drawer organizer so you're not digging through your disaster of a bathroom drawer looking for what you need in the morning.

    amazon.com

    Each set comes with eight bins.

    Promising review: "Love it. What a difference it made to our junk drawer! Before things were so hard to find and falling behind the drawer, now the same amount of stuff is in there, but we can actually find what we need. Wish I did this earlier. Super configurable." —Alaina

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89.

    8. A cord wrap to organize your perpetually knotted-up electronics, because no one has time to untangle their cords when they've got other s^&* to do!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My sister-in-law is a busy mom with a bunch of kids and barely any time to get ready. So when I heard she was always misplacing her earbuds and that was eating into her gym time, I hopped onto Amazon and grabbed her the cutest earbud organizer I could find. She loves it, and it really helps because she can tuck it in her bag and even attach it to some of her workout bags." —TheOrdinaryHiker

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    9. A plush-lined standing case for your glasses, so you're never searching for where you left them as you're scrambling to head out the door. (It also works great for stuff like your phone and remotes!)

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "To be honest, I bought this on a whim. I was getting sick and tired of my cats knocking my glasses off my end table or me just not being able to find them for whatever reason. When I saw it, I thought, 'What a brilliant idea!' Why didn't I think of this? The base is attached via magnet to the main compartment. I have yet had them separate without some decent use of force on my part. It gives me a perfect place to put my glasses in at night and now I do not have to worry about where they are in the morning. My only regret is not getting something like this sooner." —Kitty

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

    10. Some quality dry shampoo — because show me one person who'd rather wash their hair than give it a spritz and hold off for just one more day and I'll show you a liar!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love, love, LOVE this product. I used to have to wash my hair daily or it would look greasy and gross. It was causing my ends to dry and split. I tried a few other dry shampoos and they all made my head itch or didn't absorb the oil well. Batiste is AMAZING!! I can go days without washing and my hair looks great. It adds volume to my thin hair and makes it easier to style. I love the floral scent the best, but have tried several other scents and they are all great. Floral reminds me of a light, flowery women's perfume, so it blends well with my other beauty product. If you spray too much in one spot, it can cause hair to look white (because the spray is white). All you have to do if this happens is either keep working the spray into your roots, pat the area until the white powder spreads out, or hit it with a blast from the blow dryer. I really can't say enough about Batiste. Changed my entire morning routine. I can sleep in an extra 20 minutes or get ready on short notice because I know my hair will look and smell clean." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.20+ (available in 11 varieties).

    11. A greens-and-herbs stripper that'll cut your prep time in half while you're cooking up something delicious (for yourself, or maybe even for your lizard).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "My lizard approves! I seem to waste a lot of greens when preparing diet for my blue tongued skink. Dandelion greens are a huge staple of her diet and this clever tool really does the job! She has a hard time eating the stem, so this really cuts down on the waste and prep time. I agree with others that instead of pulling straight, it's better to tug-pull, tug-pull, etc. The dandelion leaves came off the stem with no problem doing it this way and didn't bunch up. Handy to have!" —Karen Schmidt

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    12. Or a cauliflower chopper you maybe just learned existed that's making you wonder why you've been living life without it all this time.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My husband just rolled his eyes when he saw this cauliflower prep tool. Well, he can just keep rolling them...'cause this little gem is amazing! Allows you to hug the core of the cauliflower and pop those florets off with ease! So handy. Best $5 and change I've ever spent, that's for sure." —D. Connor

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    13. Dripkit, a portable pour-over coffee so no matter how rushed you are, you can get your required dose of quality caffeine in two shakes of a lamb's tail.

    Dripkit

    Read our full review of it here (#5).

    Get it from Dripkit for $28 for 10 cups or $15 for 5 cups.

    14. A disposable, real-grass "dog potty" that you can place on your patio or any small outside area on those mornings when you just don't have the time to give them a full walk (but promise to make it up to them when you get home).

    amazon.com

    It's also great for house-training puppies and assisting aging dogs.

    Promising review: "Fresh Patch is fantastic!! If you are debating ordering it, it's definitely worth a try! You won't be disappointed. Because it's real grass there was very little training and my dog uses it regularly. I like it so much that I'm signing up for auto-ship every four weeks! I took a chance and ordered it for my Maltese to use indoors — with my new job I can no longer get home to let her out at lunch. The first time she used it I took it outside to the patio and told her to potty on it, she went right over to it, sniffed, jumped in, and did her business! I've never actually seen her use it indoors, but I know that she must because the one time I accidentally left it on the patio I came home to a nice puddle on the floor. If Fresh Patch is inside (I leave it near the sliding glass door to the patio) there are no more accidents!" —je

    Get it from Amazon for $29.

    15. A hair serum with nearly 2,000 positive reviews that'll help you instantly tame frizz and add some shine on bad-hair days when you just don't have the time to deal.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Made with aloe vera and argan oil, this stuff has been a game-changer for people with all hair textures and types!

    Promising review: "I love this stuff! This is part of my hair routine every time I style my hair. I have thick, frizzy hair that tends to soak up styling products. With this product a little bit goes a long way — the first bottle lasted me five months. It also builds well, without making my hair greasy, which is important because I can only wash my hair every four days, otherwise it dries out." —Ashley S

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    16. Or a cute chunky headband to mask particularly unruly-hair days — or days when you just don't have the time to wash it.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love it! If I could give this 10 stars I would! I absolutely love the off-white color. The material is very soft, not scratchy like most knitted items. It was a great size — it fits just right. And it's a lot thicker than I thought so it's very warm! I will definitely be buying more :) Highly recommended, and it's super cute!" —Nichole

    Get it from Amazon for $4.09+ (available in 20 colors), or get a four-pack of floral headbands from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. Daily Harvest, a delivery of "superfood" smoothies, bowls, soups, and more that require no prepping, so you can get your nutrition on even when you're short on time — just add a liquid base to the cup and blend, soak, or heat, and enjoy!

    Daily Harvest

    You can even take them on the go after you've blended or warmed 'em up, since each cup comes with a plastic lid. Choose any combination of their organic, plant-based offerings and select from either a weekly (from 6 to 24 cups per week) or monthly plan (24 cups per month).

    Promising review: "This was my very first smoothie, so I had no idea what to expect. It was fantastic! Thick, creamy, fruity, wonderful. I know it had other 'good for you' stuff in it, but all I tasted was the fruit. Tips: Almond milk — started with the recommended amount, but added more to get it to mix well." —Diane R

    Get it from Daily Harvest starting at $6.99/cup.

    18. Some NYX tinted brow mascara to tame stray hairs and add color all in one swipe.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love love LOVE. This replaced my Benefit Gimme Brow. I have black hair, so naturally I chose the color black. However, even though the product is not BLACK, I think it might have been too dark for me and my pale skin. That was totally on me, though. It doesn't stop me from wearing this every single day! Super easy to apply, keeps my brows in place allllll day, and even fills in my bald spots!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $3.77+ (available in five colors).

    19. A personalized luggage cover so you'll be able to immediately identify your bag when you're jonesing to get out of baggage claim as soon as humanly possible.

    Firebox

    Promising review: "Absolutely awesome product! Picture came out great and I can’t stop giggling as my husband carts around a bag with his face on it!" —Anonymous

    Get it from Firebox for $25.99+ (available in three sizes).

    20. A press-and-go iced tea tumbler for anyone who loves iced tea all day, every day, but doesn't have the time to brew a big batch of their own and let it cool in the fridge.

    Macy's

    Just add hot water and loose-leaf tea or a tea bag to the outer chamber, let steep, then fill the inner chamber with ice and press it down into outer chamber. And voila: instant iced tea! It's dishwasher-safe and BPA-free, plus it's designed to be leak-proof as well as odor-, stain-, and taste-resistant. Read more about it here.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $15.99.

    21. An Amazon Dash button so you can literally order anything you're running low on with the...touch of a button. Welcome to the future, friends.

    The Amazon Dash Button is a Wi-Fi connected device that reorders your favorite product — from household goods to cleaning products to snacks and drinks to pet products. Each one is paired with an item of your choice, selected through the Amazon app (on your Android or iOS smartphone) during the setup process.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (available for a variety of products).

    22. A hanging jewelry organizer that's so smart you'll wonder why you've been organizing your accessories any other way — everything will be visible at a glance so you can just grab and go!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "My girls have plenty of hair accessories and I wanted to organize them nearly where I can see them all. This organizer is perfect! It's sturdy and well made and holds over 100 accessories and the loops on the back are ideal for headbands. I slightly repurposed it but I love it and I've recommended it to at least a dozen friends who are happily bow organized as well." —Emily T.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.45+ (available in black, beige, and pink).

    23. A double hamper to sort lights and darks as you toss 'em into the laundry — no more wasting time sorting them come laundry day.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have been searching for a sturdy laundry basket but also something easy to grip and carry. I was wasting money on the cheap Walmart and Dollar Tree bags that would easily break. Then the plastic ones that are impossible to grip once full — and I have a bad back so the bending and pulling was too much...until now! I'm so glad I bought this. it is the same size as a regular basket but better. You can fold it, and it has a pocket for your detergent, which is great. I have mine full to the top on each side and it still feels light and easy to carry. I'm probably going to purchase probably two more." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in four colors).

    24. A lightweight towel that'll dramatically reduce drying time when you're running late and can't spend all morning with a hair dryer in your hand.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have thick, naturally curly hair. Generally, my hair takes forever to dry. This towel helps my hair to dry about twice as fast. After getting out of the shower, I wrap my hair in this towel while I get dressed and I no longer have to worry about my hair completely drenching my shirt as soon as I take it out of the towel. It really dries it to a manageable level of dryness in just a minute or two. As for frizziness, it helps a little, but nothing super noticeable for me. I live in the South Florida, so humidity and frizz are accepted parts of my life. This made a very small amount of difference, if any at all in frizziness. I would still definitely recommend as it does speed up the drying process." —YogaDogs

    Read about one BuzzFeed writer's experience using it here.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in five colors).

    25. And, while we're on the topic, a Dyson Supersonic hair dryer, a purchase that's worth the splurge if you spend an obscene amount of time drying your hair and you're ready to slash that in half — seriously, this thing is a miracle worker.

    BuzzFeed

    It's also our BuzzFeed Reviews pick for best high-end hair dryer, with our testers experiencing an incredible average dry time of five to ten minutes — even those with thick hair!!

    Promising review: "Amazing investment. I've never written a review for any beauty product in my life, but this Dyson dryer is totally worth the time. I have THICK WAVY/KINKY hair and I just used it....amazing. It generally takes me about an hour and 10-15 mins to get my hair straight and dry. I used this and in 25 mins my hair was dry! It was not stick straight (I usually blow out then use a flat iron) but it still looked great. I'm so happy with this purchase." —mammamuffin

    Get it from Amazon or Sephora for $399.

    26. A storage unit for your hair tools so you don't have to frustratingly fumble for your blow dryer or flat iron under the sink anymore.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have a tiny en suite bathroom, and very little room for my hair appliances. In looking for something to store them in without losing space for storing the rest of my bathroom products, I stumbled upon this...and I'm so glad I did! It comes with a hook that you can hang over things in your bathroom, but given my limited space, I chose to hang it on the wall. Installation was simple, and it hangs perfectly. Fits my hair dryer and straightener perfectly, and I use the third hole for my brush. When storing a hot flat iron, it the surrounding plastic does get very heated, but it does not seem to be melting anything. Just be cautious of leaving it in there for an extended period of time." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    27. A super-convenient phone wallet that holds all your essential in one place, if you're over rummaging through a big ol' clunky wallet full of a bunch of cards you never use anyway.

    amazon.com

    Fits iPhone 7 and 8.

    Promising review: "Love it! It easily holds three credit cards plus my driver's license, in addition to three or four bills folded in fourths. I've ditched my pocket wallet for just this. The leather looks great (very stylish) and the form/function of the fold out card holder is super cool. The case wraps around the edge of my iPhone 7 very well and does not interfere with my aftermarket screen protector nor any of the phone buttons and ports. I have not had any issues with cards getting deactivated, including two separate weeklong tests with hotel keys that are notorious for becoming 'demagnetized.' Credit cards fit just slightly tight, but just the way I'd want them as I like a tight fit so they don't slip out when opening the case. Super satisfied with this product!!" —Robert B Doggett

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in eight colors/designs).

    28. A bra, underwear, and sock organizer so you aren't spending precious minutes trying to hunt down your matching sock — plus you'll actually be able to see how many more days of undies you have until laundry day!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE LOVE LOVE these organizers!! At just $13 for four organizers I took my chances and ordered two sets of four. I figured, worst-case scenario I would have to cut the dividers out of the bra organizers. I am guessing if you wear a 36 band size or above that the organizer may be too narrow to fit the bra. However I believe you could fold in the extra band and fit them in. I had no problem fitting DD cups into these. I wear a 32DD and the bras fit beautifully in the organizers. Here is a picture attached! I am so glad I took the chance and did not listen to the reviews. I would have missed out on the best cheapest organizers I have ever found. I ordered another set for tank tops and other extras I did not think of before. Great product for a great price!" —Elizabeth L Blackwell

    Get it from Amazon for $13.87 for a set of four organizers (available in gray and brown) or $4.87 for a similar set of two organizers.

    29. A purse organizer that'll let you quickly access everything in your bag without having to search in the deep, dark crevices for that one hair tie or lipstick you're looking for.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "For so may years I have been going into my purse trying to find something and especially when I am in a hurry to get to my wallet or keys, or whatever, it is sitting at the bottom. With this new purse organizer I can just put my hand into the purse and come right out with whatever I needed. Whoever invented these organizers should get a prize. No more jamming my hand into my purse and coming out with the wrong thing I was looking for." —Angie Fallon, NV

    Get it from Amazon for $15.88+ (available in four sizes and 14 colors).

    30. A handy pad so you won't have to waste any time figuring out what you need to pick up at the store — or what to pack when you're scrambling at the last minute.

    amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90+ (available in 33 varieties).

    31. A two-in-one scrub and cleanser that'll let you wash and exfoliate your face all in one go.

    Amazon

    This smells-good-enough-to-eat cleanser is formulated with coffee — said to energize and enhance skin tone — and coconut for a boost of hydration.

    Promising review: "Amazing!!! I have been using this product twice a day for the last two weeks. My blackheads on my nose are completely gone! It also has shortened and prevented several pimples that have tried to pop up. My face has never felt softer and is super moisturized. I’m purchasing another one for my husband." —LJA

    Get it from Amazon for $3.15.

    32. And an investment-worthy AeroGarden for the home chef, so you never have to run out to buy fresh herbs if you're short on time.

    Macy's

    Enjoy garden-fresh herbs grown right on your countertop all year long! Includes Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil and Miracle-Gro plant food. Read our full review of the AeroGarden here.

    Promising review: "I've had an AeroGarden for about three years now and it's the best thing in my kitchen. I always have herbs right at my finger tip to help make pesto or fresh up a pasta. When I saw the new AeroGarden, I had to get it — the new design is so beautiful! And the 'slim' design fits much better on my countertop. Definitely a big fan of the AeroGarden!" —StevetheITGuy

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $129.99.

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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