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    18 Things That Do Jobs You Didn't Know Needed Doing

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    1. This ice cube tray that comes with a lid, so you don't have to tip-toe to the freezer every time you fill it up.


    This tray is made of silicone, which makes it super easy to get the ice out. Plus, it comes in a two pack, so you can use one to make ice and the other to make these amazing alternatives.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $9.99.

    2. This handy antiperspirant for anyone who has suffered from foot sweat and cringes at the thought of it.


    This lotion will absorb right up into your feet, but won't leave the dry feeling you can get from regular antiperspirants.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $24.25.

    3. This collapsible strainer that will get your spaghetti ready and won't take up a whole heap of space in your cupboard.


    You can use these strainers to drain anything you boil, like potatoes, pasta and broccoli. Or you can use it to rinse your vegetables and get them prepped for a salad.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $11.89.

    4. This ~library~ scented candle that will immediately have your space smelling like what we can only imagine the shelves from Beauty and the Beast smell like.

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    Notes include peach, plum, violet, peony, patchouli, leather and vanilla. The candle design is also super minimalistic, which means it will work in nearly any setting.

    Buy it from Mecca for $61.

    5. This luggage scale that will take the guesswork out of packing for your trip overseas.


    We've all been there. You've gotten to the luggage drop-off point at the airport, only to be told you're exactly 0.2kgs over the limit. You lay your luggage down and unzip it, exposing your messy packing habits to the entire world. Want to avoid this happening in the future? Well, get this electronic scale.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $12.95.

    6. This shoe stretcher because you deserve to have your new kicks worn in without suffering through the blisters.


    These wooden shoe stretchers won't only make more comfortable those shoes you bought on sale, that are half-a-size too small — they can also preserve your shoes so they don't lose their shape.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.98+ (available in EU 37-46).

    7. This under-bed organiser, which is perfect for storing spare sheets or towels if you don't want them clogging up your space.


    These storage bags will not only keep your spare sheets and clothes out of the way, but they'll also keep them safe from dust and moisture, making them last longer.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $28.80.

    8. And if you want to optimise storage even further, these vacuum bags that will suck the air out of spare sheets, towels and pillows, so you can fit more in.


    This pack of 20 reusable storage bags is all you need to store your favourite fabric goods away without worrying about not having enough space. You can also use them when you travel so that you can fit more into your luggage.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $45.99.

    9. This cord organiser that will make tangled and exposed cables a thing of the past.


    This cord organiser is super minimalistic and big enough so that you can store your power strips and cords inside. Plus, it's electrically insulated, which means you'll never have to worry about it overheating.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $29.99.

    10. This car visor tissue holder that'll keep you from having to struggle and reach in the back whenever you need to wipe your nose.


    This tissue holder is dirt resistant and super easy-to-use and install. You just need to clip it right onto your visor, fill it with tissues and you're good to go!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $23.99.

    11. This sparkling saver that means you can enjoy a bit of bubbly, even if you don't have anyone to share it with.


    This leak proof champagne stopper allows you to seal the bottle to keep the bubbles safe. Then just push to release and enjoy whenever you like. It's also covered in diamantes, so what's not to love?

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $29.95.

    12. This foot hammock you can use in the car, in the office or on a flight to reach optimum comfort levels.


    This footrest attachment is made of high quality memory foam, so you'll feel like you're sitting in first class even when you can only afford economy.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.

    13. This clear umbrella, so you don't have to risk getting wet in order to see what's in front of you.


    This bubble umbrella is waterproof, windproof and provides a dome-like coverage, making it perfect for Australia's rain, which often falls diagonally.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $34.59.

    14. This slow feeder that you can use to keep your furry friend from gorging on their dinner and upsetting their stomach.


    This slow feeder is made from food safe materials and has a non-slip base so that it won't go sliding around as soon as your buddy starts to eat.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $11.45.

    15. This six minute diary, that's the perfect tool to use to practise mindfulness.


    This journal encourages you to change your habits in order to achieve happiness, mindfulness and productive thinking. It's based on the mantra that just six minutes out of your day is enough time to assess where you're at and what you need to improve. It includes monthly check-in pages, habit trackers and weekly notes for your own thoughts and ideas, while giving you information about positive psychology, self reflection and changing habits.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.90.

    16. This makeup bag that's perfect for those of us (ahem — me) who have a hard time packing their makeup away after using it.


    This makeup bag uses a drawstring mechanism to open up and become a makeup mat, then closes to turn into a makeup bag.

    Buy a two pack from Amazon Australia for $15.99.

    17. This squatty potty that will ease your body into the natural squatting formation it should be in when you’re dealing with your daily dump.


    If you’ve been having trouble with passing whatever is in your guts, make it easier with this guy. You'll be pleasantly surprised by how much this ~stool~ actually makes a difference.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $40.

    18. And finally, this pack of beeswax food wraps that will keep your food fresh and sealed, while helping reduce your waste.


    These wraps are reusable and washable, plus they've got adorable koala prints.

    Buy a three-pack from Amazon Australia for $21.95.

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