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    42 Products So Helpful, They'll Fix A Bunch Of Common Problems

    A supportive knee band, a space-saving shoe organizer, and more things that'll help solve daily annoyances.

    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 paw wax because it'll help protect your pup's paws from hot pavement, dirt, and snow while they play outside and go on walks with you. Rub this vitamin E and beeswax–rich formula on their paw pads two to three times a week to soothe cracked and dry areas.

    on top, dog's cracked and dry paw pads. on bottom, same dog's paw pads with less cracking and drying after using the wax above
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    This gentle wax can also be used on your dog's ears, elbows, and snout. Plus it absorbs quickly, so you don't have to worry about it staining carpets or floors. 

    Promising review: "My Staffordshire is very active and the Texas heat can take its toll on his paw pads. I was looking for something to help soothe his paws without taking the natural roughness away. Putting the Musher's Secret on Sammy two to three times a week, I have seen a great improvement. Before his pads were cracked and rough, now they are no longer cracked but still tough enough for him to run around on the rough terrain and play hard. I would definitely recommend this product for your fur babies." —Carrie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.75

    2. A set of packing cubes to help you organize everything you packed in a crammed suitcase. Pants, shirts, dresses...whatever you're wearing for vacay, these compact containers will hold them all without taking up a ton of space.

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    This set comes with an extra-large cube, large cube, medium cube, small cube, roomy shoe bag, and a laundry bag for dirty clothes!

    Promising review: "I was traveling for 14 days and dreaded how the neatly packed suitcase usually became the suitcase from hell after a couple of days of travel. These bags were wonderful! I rolled my clothing and had very little wrinkling. I divided the bags into pants, tops, undies, and shoes. We were usually in the city, but had plans for a rafting trip as well. I put all my rafting clothing and supplies into another bag. It also came with a laundry bag, which was very handy. It was so easy to move from hotel to hotel because my bag was always neat and orderly. I am thinking of buying more to organize my chest of drawers at home." —Amazon Customer

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $22.09 (available in 10 colors).

    3. A cleaning paste that's popular on TikTok and will save you so much time — it'll tackle stubborn stains on your stove, bathroom sink, kitchen tiles, and more messy surfaces at home in basically no time. No more scrubbing and wiping for hours.

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    This all-purpose and vegan paste is great for removing rust, hard-water stains, grease, and more messes around your home! To use, just apply it to a surface with a damp cloth, gently rub it in, rinse it off with water, and polish the area with a dry cloth.

    Promising review: "Amazing product. No chemicals, no toxic odor. Shower wall hard-water stains completely wiped out. I used other products on my 10-year-old oven door and it never came as clean. First try, I wiped on, wiped off. (Recommended at least five minutes.) Second try, I applied Pink and left it overnight. Baked-on grit was softened enough I could use a spoon to scrape. End result...BIG DIFFERENCE. By far the best versatile, nontoxic, and gentle abrasive product." —ap808

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    4. A gorgeous Always Pan to replace the messy stack of cookware in your kitchen: This multipurpose gem has a vented top, a nonstick surface, a steaming basket, and a wooden spoon that attaches to the handle. You can use it to boil noodles, fry eggs, and sauté meat and veggies!

    terra cotta Always Pan with attached wooden spoon on tiled table
    Our Place

    This pan is made to replace the following cookware: a fry pan, a sauté pan, a steamer, a skillet, a saucepan, a saucier, a nonstick pan, a spatula, and a spoon rest. 

    Promising review: "I've sautéed and steamed so far and it works so nicely. It steamed my veggies so fast. I have two Always Pans. I love how they look and how they work." —Our Place Customer

    Get it from Our Place for $115 (available in eight colors).

    5. A "wine wand" you'll sing praises for, because it'll help filter out pesky histamines and sulfites that may be responsible for your vino headaches, which are not fun to deal with. Place it in a glass of Merlot or Chardonnay so you can enjoy your next wine night.

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    Promising review: "I have to tell you that I was extremely skeptical, regardless of the number of positive reviews. I had been suffering from allergy-like symptoms. It was only after coming across an ad for wine filters that I made the connection on what could possibly be the root cause. So I decided what the heck, give it the shot. I am so glad I did. The difference has been unbelievable. No allergy symptoms, no hangover, just enjoyment. Do yourself a favor and try them." —Darrell H.

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $11.99.

    6. Glossier's Boy Brow, which'll get your brows in fab shape even if it's been a while since you've tweezed them. It'll groom unruly hairs and give your arches an amazing glow-up with a powerhouse formula (lecithin, oleic acid, and soluble collagen) that'll fluff them up and hold them in place.

    on top: model's sparse brows before Boy Brow. on bottom, same model's brows without flyaways and looking slightly fuller after using Boy Brow
    Glossier

    BuzzFeed editor AnaMaria Glavan swears by this beauty product and said: "It does exactly what the Glossier brand claims to do; it gives me a filled-in eyebrow that doesn’t look filled in. The finish looks natural, which is exactly what I wanted — my facial caterpillars have never looked better." You can read more of their Glossier Boy Brow review here (it's #5).

    Promising review: "Wanted to try something different to eyebrow pencils and a brush pomade (as felt they looked too blocky). This product is fantastic, brushes individual brows into place, pigments them, and keeps them looking groomed but fluffy all day. I use it with the brow flick to fill in some of the sparse gaps and even them out. Definitely repurchasing." —Glossier Customer

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in five shades).

    7. A door draft stopper so you can stop hot air from leaving your home when its cold outside. Attach it to the bottom of your door and enjoy the warmth of your home for once. No more wearing layers of sweats and piling on the blankets.

    white door draft stopper on bottom of white door cracked open
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    Promising review: "This product is awesome. It comes with push pins that add extra support, and they were so easy to put in. We put this in our basement, which leads to the outside. Opens and closes wonderfully and will hopefully keep the bugs out this fall and the cold air in the winter. It comes a bit wide so if you have a bigger door it would work. We just cut off the end to make it fit." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    8. A color-depositing conditioner because you won't have to use DIY hair dye kits *or* spend lots of money on salon appointments to upkeep your 'do. It's semi-permanent and helps boost the vibrancy of color-treated strands every time you wash your hair. Buh-bye, fading, it's been real!

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    Promising review: "I recently took the red hair plunge and I was prepared to deal with the constant upkeep because red hair fades so quickly, but then I found this and it’s unbelievably good! I got Copper and it’s perfect on my 6rc hair. I use it as a deep conditioner like once a week and the color stays so vibrant. I don’t have to use freezing water every time I wash my hair, thank god! I tried using it like the directions said, but I felt like my hair didn’t get ‘clean,’ so I don’t use it like a shampoo, but the color, smell, and results are amazing and I highly recommend it." —beautypot

    Get it from Amazon for $22+ (available in two sizes and in 19 colors).

    9. A shower phone mount that'll make it so easy to watch an episode of Squid Game *and* wash your hair at the same time. The best part? You can still touch the screen without getting your phone soaked, thanks to a protective barrier.

    Reviewer photo of the shower mount with a phone inside playing music
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    It comes with adhesive strips, too, so you can stick it wherever you want in the shower. Just place it on the wall, slide your phone in, and enjoy some entertainment while you get squeaky clean.

    Promising review: "My girlfriend was always taking her phone to the shower. I have been looking for a phone mount on the shower for a while now and its just the product that I have been looking for. The adhesive looks extremely strong. It can even fit my huge Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G phone. You can even use the touchscreen while showering!! The sound doesn't distort inside the mount when playing music. Tested the splash-proof a couple of times and it looks like it does the job! My girlfriend loves it." —Yong Park

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    10. A Habit skin mister because you'll get great sun protection without touching your face. Spritz this SPF 41 mist on your skin and go about your day. Oh, and it smells so good thanks to its lavender, rosemary, and rose geranium scent.

    Model spraying the mist on her face
    Habit

    Habit is a Latinx-owned small business specializing in SPF-friendly skincare.

    BuzzFeed writer Nusrat Sultana owns this SPF mist and said: "I've been using this every day and I love it! It's so convenient to just spray it on over your makeup or once you're ready instead of adding another layer of lotion to your face. It's nongreasy so it doesn't get you oily; it only gives your skin a pretty, dewy look. Plus, touch-ups are super easy since all I have to do is spray again and there's no worry of disturbing makeup." 

    Get this mister from Habit for $30.

    11. A knee stabilizer band so you won't ~kneed~ to deal with discomfort while exercising. It'll help provide support during lots of activities, including basketball, cycling, and running, and can be adjusted to fit the curve of each knee.

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    Be sure to check with your doctor first to address any knee concerns *before* trying a knee stabilizer band for workouts.

    Promising review: "I could not get up from a seating position without pain. I was getting ready to adjust the height of the toilet and bed. When these arrived I put them on and was so skeptical that these skinny strips could do anything (after years of knee braces, stretch bandages, mechanical getups). I was seated and had to rush to the kitchen and was halfway there when I froze — no pain. No pain. It is unbelievable. I can look for my shoes under the bed and get back up with no god-searing pain! Buy! I'm getting another pair; don't want to risk misplacing." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.88 (available in four colors).

    12. A surface cover to make your boring countertops look *way better* than they did before. Everyone will be asking, "did you redo part of your kitchen?!" when IRL, you just stuck on this marble-print adhesive and didn't get expensive renovations.

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    This marble-print surface cover is so easy to use: measure your kitchen countertop, cut the amount you'll need, peel off the adhesive liner, and stick it on! Some reviewers also recommend using a credit card to gently smooth out any bubbles that may pop up in the process.

    If you want to spruce up other areas around home, this cover also works great for cabinets and other pieces of furniture (bookcases, desks, dressers, and more).

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this contact paper. I used it in my kitchen to turn my counter from black marble to white marble and they came out amazing. I wanted to do my whole house! I love that it's so easy to clean also, anything and everything has been spilled on the counter after application and everything has come off with no residue left behind! Will for sure be ordering again for further home projects!" —Ari M. Esparza

    Get it from Amazon for $5.09+ (available in four sizes).

    13. An anti-fog spray that'll help keep your glasses clear while you wear a mask. This gentle formula doesn't leave streaks behind and prevents fogging, so you don't have to stop and wipe down your cloudy frames throughout the day. 

    It can also be used on other fog-prone surfaces, including binoculars and windshields!

    Promising review: "I bought this product because wearing a face mask makes my glasses fog. It works all day with only one application, unless I have been doing a lot of activity, then I might have to reapply. Just spray it on the clean lenses of your glasses then wipe dry with a clean dry, lintless cloth, as simple as that. I was so impressed that I gave my second bottle to my team members for them to use. I would not hesitate to buy this again when I need more in the future." —Tonya Crippen

    Get it from Amazon for $10.55.

    14. A soft footrest so you can prop your feet up *and* avoid cramping while you type on your computer. (You're def going to want to give those heels and toes some sweet, sweet relief during the workday!)

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    Promising review: "This is my first time using a soft footrest versus a hard plastic one, and I love it! Now that I am working from home full time, I was desperate for some ergonomic help, and this foot rest suited my needs perfectly. I especially love the material, it feels so delightful on bare feet! Having the option to remove the bottom cushion allows for flexibility with my chair height." —Kim K.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.67+ (available in two styles).

    15. A two-pack of stainless-steel tongue cleaners to top off your daily oral hygiene routine: If your tongue looks grimy and is turning a questionable color, this small tool will scrape away all the gross gunk lodged in it.

    a before and after set displaying a reviewer's tongue after using the tongue  cleaner
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    Promising review: "Unfortunately I, like many, suffer from bad breath and have tried so many things to stop it. I read that sometimes it's the germs on your tongue that can cause it, so I went crazy trying to brush my tongue. Of course we all know how that ends — gagging, watery eyes, and it still looks like that gross film is on your tongue. This product is really easy to use and I can get very far back on my tongue without activating my gag reflex. Also, it doesn't have the feeling like brushing with a toothbrush does. This cleaner just glides across my tongue, taking all the icky germs and bad breath with it. I love my nice, new, fresh breath and bolster of confidence!" —jordan

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A ring size adjuster you'll love because it'll prevent loose rings from falling off your fingers. Slide one of these onto the back of a loose ring and it'll stay in place while you type on a laptop, cook meals, and exercise with weights.

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    Promising review: "I saw this on a BuzzFeed thing a while ago and I thought it'd be worth looking into. I'm going to be going on vacation soon and I'm terrified of my ring falling off my finger and getting lost in the ocean. I'm so happy I purchased this, it makes it so it's incredibly difficult to put over my knuckle so I know I know it's secure. I could probably 'shorten' it if I wanted to. If you're second guessing it, just buy it. I'm a skeptic with stuff too." —Natalie

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    17. Water bottle–cleaning tablets that'll eliminate stubborn streaks and odors from your fave tumblers. These tiny tablets are chlorine free and easily dissolve, so you can stay hydrated and not drink out of a stinky container.

    Promising review: "I used my first few tabs on my insulated water bottles to just wash/refresh and I didn’t realize how amazing these bad boys really are. We used them in an insulated metal travel coffee cup thing that was stained black inside and after soaking about two hours in hot water, it looked completely brand new again. I don’t know what kind of black magic is packed into these little tablets, but they’re totally worth every penny." —jtobair

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8+ (also available in a 36-pack and 72-pack).

    18. A grooming glove you'll want to have on hand for a ~purrfect~ brushing session that won't leave clumps of hair on the floor: This small tool gently picks up shedded fur and gives your kitty a nice massage in the process.

    Promising review: "This glove is the ultimate pet mitt that massages every muscle of your pet baby. Sami rolls over after I finish one side to make sure I cover her entire body. Not only is it a treat for my Sami but it removes a lot of fur and her coat is shiny, smooth, and soft, which is a plus for me and no fur is on the floor or couch. This is a great price and a must-buy." —Cody Blackwolf

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four colors). 

    19. A cool pill-removing, pumice-esque stone that'll help revive clothes you always wear. Brush this baby across your fave sweatshirts or sweaters and say buh-bye to bad pilling. They'll look *almost* brand new in no time.

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    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Maitland Quitmeyer loves this little tool! She said: "Like many of you, I've been living in sweats and PJs during this almost year of WFH full time. And it's made me revisit the state of some of my loungewear. Take for example, this college sweatshirt I wear all the time — as evidenced by the rather EXTENSIVE pilling all over it. So when I saw this pumice-esque sweater stone (it's made from upcycled car windshield glass — how cool is that?!), I decided it was worth the try. We've featured electric pill removers (mostly the fan-favorite Conair one) many times, and they really work. But sometimes you're looking for a little more detail or control — that's where this stone comes in handy. I was able to navigate around the contours of the logo on my sweatshirt with ease, removing pills using the corner or the entire flat bottom in a few quick strokes. It truly took no time at all — the sweatshirt was done in mere minutes." Read more of her Celsious Sweater Pill Remover review.

    Get it from Celsious (a Black woman–owned, Brooklyn-based small business) for $17.

    20. six-outlet wall charger for your bedroom that's lacking in outlets and looks a little creepy when it's completely dark. It comes with two USB fast-charging ports, six spots to charge your gadgets, *and* a small night-light for additional brightness.

    Reviewer turning the light on and off the charger with items plugged in
    Charger with several large plugs in it

    Promising review: "Love this. I have many items to plug in now that I have to office at home. There’s plenty of room to plug in two laptops, a computer, a monitor, and my Alexa safely. It’s a little bulkier than I was expecting but that is due to the room your items will need." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    21. And a thin socket cover with an attached power strip, because you can *finally* push your couch against a wall without an awkward gap. If you're done dealing with a bulky plug or power strip, this small gadget can help. 

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    a reviewer photo of the slim outlet cover with a piece of furniture up against the wall

    Promising review: "This product is awesome! We bought one in the office to stop a nearby chair from continuously hitting the outlet plugs. It solved the problem right away. So we ordered three more to use anywhere there is bulk on the wall. It saves space, makes arranging furniture and desks easy, it's clean looking. Someone is a genius. Thanks so much!" —Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in five sizes).

    22. A Revlon one-step drying brush that'll dry *and* style your hair at the speed of light: Three heat settings will get to work on wet strands, while rounded edges and an oval brush design increase volume and curl your ends.

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    It also has a ceramic coated barrel that acts as a shield against heat damage.

    Promising review: "The best thing I’ve ever bought for my hair and the only thing I’ll use on it!!! 100,000,000,000/10 recommend this. Cuts drying/styling time down to 15 minutes. Leaves my hair shiny without any frizz as if I just straightened it. Make sure you use a heat protectant as always. Buy it!" —Tuesday Henry

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in seven colors).

    23. A set of Shoe Slotz for all the heels, pumps, and sandals taking over your closet shelf. Want to to make more room? Put a shoe on the shelf, top it with a Shoe Slot, and stack the matching pair on top. Your tiny closet juust received a space upgrade.

    on left, white cubby with unorganized pairs of shoes. on right, same cubby with shoes neatly stacked on Shoe Slotz and neatly lined up
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    Promising review: "I will spare you the horrific 'before' picture of the complete nightmare that was my closet floor. Just imagine a dusty mess with shoes thrown all over each other in a sad attempt at giving some appearance of order, and you will have a good idea of why buying this shoe organizer was one of the best ideas I've had this year. The floor now looks so neat and tidy I can't believe my eyes every time I open my closet doors." —Veronica, just an average reader, you know?

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $27.95+ (also available in packs of 20 and 40).

    24. robot vacuum cleaner to suck up pet hair, food crumbs, and dirt around your home: If your cat or dog is shedding a lot throughout the year, this small gadget will help minimize fur clumps indoors.

    Reviewer's black robot vacuum cleans around a chocolate Lab
    dog stands below dust compartment of same vacuum loaded with pet fur

    Promising review: "Literally one of the best items I’ve bought off of Amazon. I have an English bulldog and now that summer is approaching, he’s shedding his winter coat. I let this baby go one round through my kitchen and all the hair is gone! It was able to pick up all the hair in one round while it would’ve taken me two rounds of sweeping! Don’t waste your time on other models and buy this one!" —hayden

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99 (available in two colors).

    25. An all-in-one avocado slicer that divides, pits, *and* slices your avocados for you. This nifty gadget ~halves~ the time it'll take to get these fruits ready for guacamole and toast.

    Green avocado slicer next to bowl of guacamole and sliced avocado on a cutting board
    hands hold avocado and the same tool while removing pit from avocado

    Promising review: "Of all the kitchen gadgets I own, we use this one the most! We eat an avocado almost every day, so I love that this does everything we need! It cuts it in half effortlessly, pulls the pit, and slices the good stuff. If you are eat avocados regularly, invest in this tool. It will save you so much time and effort compared to using several different things to get the job done. I've recommended this to several friends and they've all thanked me for it! As an added bonus I like that we can wash it in the dishwasher." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    26. A pair of Wad-Free attachments for your bedsheets that are always jumbling themselves up in a ball in the dryer. Slide one on each sheet, place the sheets in the dryer, and they'll be tangle free when you take them out.

    the wad free pads attached to a bed sheet
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    Promising review: "I’m going to admit I was skeptical but these things actually work! My front-loader machines twist my sheets up super tight and then take two full cycles to dry (even after straightening them out). These little things kept them loose and allowed enough air circulation to dry them in one 40-minute cycle so I could get them right back on the bed. It was SO much better than the usual heading to bed and realizing the sheets were still half wet and then sleeping on top of the comforter for two days. Definitely worth it." —Laurie Chiumento

    Get a pair from Amazon for $18.99.

    27. A set of thick velvet slip covers to instantly turn any dull sofa into a beautiful seating area. If your couch is covered in stains or looks a little worn, just place a couple of these on top for a jaw-dropping transformation that requires minimal effort. 😲

    This set also comes with nonslip straps that'll prevent your "seats" from shifting out of place. It's also available in a bunch of colors, in case you want to do a total makeover, as shown in the review picture above.

    Promising review: "I have never been so excited about a slipcover. Total transformation of our couch and loveseat. I was worried about it not working on our leather couch, but it stays on really well due to the straps and the separate cushion covers. Love!" —Brian/Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $52.49+ (available in two sizes and 10 colors).

    28. A vegan stain remover stick for your clothes that've been dirty for wayyy too long. Just wet a stained spot and then wet the end of the stick, gently rub the soap into the affected area until it lathers up, and toss the garment into the washing machine with detergent. Your bras, socks, and shirts will come out cleaner than before!

    vegan laundry stain sticks wrapped in white paper on table
    The Soap Bar / Etsy

    The Soap.Bar is a small business that sells eco-friendly bath bombs, laundry stain sticks, and other handmade gifts.

    Promising review: "Shipment was received quickly and everything was well packed in sustainable packaging as advertised. I’ve used this bar only once for now on multiple types of stains on a cotton apron. It really works well, needs to be applied generously on the wet article. No need to buy plastic spray bottles anymore for localized stains. Thanks!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from The Soap.Bar on Etsy for $5.99

    29. The Spatty — a small, flexible spatula so great for scooping up the last bits of makeup from narrow containers. Don't let the end of your liquid concealer or foundation go to waste. Instead, you can use this tiny tool to get the most out of your cosmetics (and save some money in the long run).

    the Spatty scooping up leftover foundation from the bottom of a jar
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    Promising review: "OK, this is something I've been seeing on BuzzFeed's lists forever and thought seriously? It's a tiny spatula? So what? But my foundation got low and this was cheap and I was sick of seeing it listed, so I bought it. (Really showed them, right?) It arrived right as my current bottle was 'empty' and I purchased a new bottle because I had no faith that it would make a difference. How much makeup could be left on the sides of the bottle? Six weeks! Six! I continued to use the 'empty' foundation daily for six weeks with this tiny spatula! I just use drugstore cosmetics so a bottle is maybe $15 and I must have been tossing half of it before I got this! Imagine what you'll save on high-end stuff! Easy to clean and disinfect." —S. Lytle

    Get a 6-inch Spatty from Amazon for $4.94.

    30. Reusable microfiber glass-cleaning cloths you'll be glad you bought for wiping down light fixtures and other delicate surfaces. That trendy pendant hanging above your kitchen counter will be clean, shiny, and less dusty without a lot of elbow grease.

    Dirty light fixture with three bulbs
    Dirty light fixture with three bulbs

    Promising review: "If you have any glass light fixtures in your home you absolutely need this product. I don't think the fixture was this clear even when I bought it  — and the best part is I just used water and the two rags. 🙌🏻" —Lisa Collins

    Get an 8-pack from Amazon for $16.98.

    31. A weekly pill organizer that'll help you keep track of all the medicine and vitamins you take on a daily basis. With push-through silicone lids and weekday labels, you won't have to worry about missing a pill in the a.m. or p.m.

    A set of seven transparent pill bottles with blue and green silicone lids dividing day and night propped on a gray magnetic holder
    The Grommet

    Promising review: "I take nine prescriptions every day between my morning and nights. Add supplements to that and it equals a lot of pills. Until I found these, I wasn’t able find any organizer large enough. After I got and used the first of this organizer, I immediately ordered a second. I only have to set my meds up twice a month and they stay fresh, handy, and neat. And when traveling, you can leave the rack at home and just toss the individual modules in your suitcase with no fear of them opening and dumping your meds all over your clothes. I highly recommend this system." —Bernice

    Get it from the Grommet for $34.95 or from Amazon for $34.99.

    32. A Saucemoto Dip Clip so you can eat nuggets and fries without making a mess in the car. This baby easily clips onto a car vent and securely holds sauce containers and packets. The days of ketchup dripping into your lap when you drive are over.

    Drive a compact, SUV, or pickup truck? No problem, because this dipper has a universal mount that moves and locks into 16 positions to accommodate different car vent sizes.

    Promising review: "I got these for my mom as a stocking stuffer for Christmas and OMG, she absolutely loves them! I kind of got them as a gag since we are always teasing her about trying to hold the ketchup and dip her fries or nuggets while she's driving, but this little plastic holder made her SO happy, lol. 😊 They work great for pretty much most sauce cups and it has a handy little attachment so that if the sauce comes in packets, you can pour it in there and still attach it to the air vent. My mom tells everyone who gets in her car about them and I will definitely purchase as a gift for more people!" —Summer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four colors and in packs of 4, 6, and 10.)

    33. A gel-enhanced seat cushion because your lower back and bum deserve some love during the workday. It helps reduce pressure on your tailbone, so you can improve your posture and sit comfortably.

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    Promising review: "I'm a runner who has frequent hip pain and issues with the piriformis muscle. I bought this for the office due to the long hours of sitting all day; it really really helps!! The piriformis is greater irritated by long periods of sitting and pressure against it; this cushion helps alleviate some of that pressure!" —Megan Goode

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95 (available in two colors).

    34. A set of ultra-narrow velvet hangers so you can hang up everything from bodysuits to flannels and sort them to your liking. There also won't be any more clothes falling, thanks to notched shoulders on each hanger. 🙌

    Reviewer's closet packed with clothes on white plastic hangers
    Same reviewer's closet with more space after they switched to black velvet hangers

    Promising review: "I remodeled my house and added a walk-in closet. It looked amazing! Then I added the velvet hangers, and I just can't believe how much nicer it looks compared to the round plastic ones. Definitely makes it look more high end. It is also true that you can fit way more clothes in you closet with these. Love! Because they look so nice, they have upped my organization game...now I have my clothes arranged by type, material, and color ;). Who knew a hanger could do all that?!" —Wendy H

    Get it from Amazon for $16.49+ (available in five colors and in sets of 24, 30, 50, and 100 hangers).

    35. A zipper puller for tops and dresses that are difficult to zip up. You may not have double-jointed elbows, but at least this small lanyard can help you when you're getting dressed in a hurry. 

    Zipper puller fastening to a garment zipper
    reviewer using the zipper

    Promising review: "I purchased this zipper puller for a very dear friend of mine. She recently lost her husband after 62 years together. She loves to dress up and was concerned that she would not be able to wear dresses with back zippers; that was always her husband's job. She was so thrilled when I gave her this gift, she actually cried. Sometimes the smallest of gifts brings so much happiness."—reds

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    36. A row of cut-up books because you won't have a view of your Wi-Fi router, tangled monitor wires, and charging cords at your desk. This piece of decor will cleverly hide all your e-clutter, so you can answer emails and hop on video calls in a neater WFH space.

    before: a home office with a pile of routers, Amazon Alexas, and other cords next to the computer; after: the same space, except all you see is a row of colorful book spines
    Covogoods / Etsy

    Here's how it's made: The spines of the books are attached together and have all the pages and covers cut out of them, except two covers on the ends. You can customize how long you would like it to be and choose a color scheme.

    Covogoods is a small business based in Utah that specializes in hidden storage and home decor goods.

    Promising review: "Wonderful!! We spent the past month remodeling our living room, but we didn't account for how AWFUL the cable boxes and modem were going to look on our beautiful new shelves. Saw this, and had to have it! Covogoods not only communicated quickly with me, but were EXTREMELY accommodating in my requests. Turned out exactly how I envisioned it, and dimensions were spot on! No more ugly cable boxes and wires!" —Lindsey Martinez

    Get one from Covogoods on Etsy for $21+ (available in 16 different lengths and colors schemes).

    37. A light-blocking sleep mask, so you can rest if you just got back from an overnight shift or stayed up too late. It's daytime, but you deserve to catch up on ZZZs regardless.

    models wearing the light-blocking sleep mask in bed, on couch, and on flights
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this sleep mask! It is so soft and adjustable for maximum comfort. It really keeps the light from disturbing your relaxation as well! You can also spray a bit of lavender essential oil on it, for an added bit of pampering. It comes with a cute carry case and a nice clip! " —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in two colors).

    38. An RFID-blocking credit card holder because it'll keep your driver's license and credit cards safe from identity theft. It also fits great in a backpack or tote bag for easy access while you're out and about.

    Hand pulls pink RFID-blocking credit card holder out of black tote bag
    Amazon

    It comes with six credit card slots, a currency pouch, and one pocket for optimal storage.

    Promising review: "This is the smallest wallet I've ever owned and I love it. I took it on a long trip where all I needed to carry were the necessities. In this case, that was my driver's license, medical card, credit card, and a few paper bills. It was so convenient and left me with a lot of extra room in my bag." —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 15 designs).

    39. Cable savers so you don't have to say goodbye to your frayed laptop or phone charger. These babies help extend the life of lightly damaged cables and wires. (Plus, you'll save some money on tech repairs.)

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ve just had to replace a charging cable for my iPad, the wires broke within the insulation, within an inch of the connector/plug end. Then I found out about these spiral coil flexible silicone wire protectors. They keep the wire cable from being stressed from bending. I bought a bunch of these and have put them on both ends of every charging cable for every device, iPad, cellphone, etc. that I own." —Richard Virchow

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.39+ (available in three colors).

    40. Iridescent privacy film that'll fill your bathroom with mini rainbows when sunlight trickles in and give you some privacy. Your window will look like an iridescent piece of art *and* prevent your neighbors from peeping in.

    Iridescent privacy film on reviewer's window above Himalayan Salt Lamp and cat plant pot
    Little rainbows bouncing off walls from iridescent privacy film on bathroom window

    Promising review: "I love this product! I live in an apartment complex and my bedroom window happens to be along one of the main walkways for the whole complex. This product looks so cute and it gives me me the privacy I needed. It was pretty easy to install and it can easily be removed if I need to relocate." —Melina

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in seven sizes).

    41. A reviewer-approved curl refresher spray so you can get hydrated curls post-showering. An aloe vera–based formula helps refresh strands and minimizes frizz, leaving you with soft and defined curls.

    The Fro Experts/Etsy

    Here's how to use it: Spray it on wet hair after shampooing and conditioning so your curls will be refreshed and ready to go *before* using other stylers (gels, oils, etc.).

    The Fro Experts is a Black woman–owned natural haircare brand based in Georgia. They're known for their hair gel, leave-in conditioner, and other amazing hair products for type 3 and 4 hair textures.

    Promising review: "OMG and AMEN... Seriously, I have TRUE 4c hair and I have never in my 36 years experienced a true 100% natural/organic hair product, and for this to be my first time I'm beyond impressed. So pleased with my 2-year-old daughter's hair as well :-). Product does EVERYTHING its described to do :-)." —Rosanna Quinones

    Get it from The Fro Experts on Etsy for $16.50.

    42. And a Tile Mate because it'll help you find your iPhone at home, even if it fell under the bed, is buried in a stack of clothes, or is right in front of you. 🤦‍♀️ This little gadget will make it ring, so you can get to its location before giving up your search.

    Hand holds makeup pouch with white Tile Mate tracker fasted onto a gold zipper
    Tile

    Promising review: This is my third year using Tile and I know that I couldn’t live without it. Tile saves me so much time as it enables me to find my keys, purse, and car by just pressing the center of the tile. It is music to my ears when I find them — that little jingle when I find my lost item." —Tile Customer

    Get it from Tile for $47.99+ (available in a two-pack and four-pack).

    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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