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    Updated on 10 May 2020. Posted on 14 Apr 2020

    If You Don't Have These 24 Products, Your Life Is Probably Harder Than It Needs To Be

    The inventors of these items deserve ALLLL the prizes.

    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. This handheld body massager, because while we may tell ourselves that a couch is a viable working space, our back has other stories to tell.

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    This deep tissue massager works all over your body and its cordless design means you can tackle your tense back muscles without fighting the cord. It comes with five interchangeable heads to target different parts of your body.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $47.99.

    2. This hot air brush that makes it easy for you to give yourself volume and dry your hair without it getting poofy as heck.

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    The brush uses hot air and ionic technology to get rid of frizz and leave your hair looking and feeling as smooth as silk.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $49.99.

    3. This laptop table that can be used either as a temporary standing desk, or as a way to prevent your laptop from overheating while you're binge-watching in bed.

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    This laptop table has adjustable table legs and has five levels of height, so you can choose which angle to binge-watch The Stranger on.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $44.99.

    4. This instant pot that will help you make an array of different dishes with absolute ease.

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    You can use this instant pot as a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a pressure cooker, a steamer, a yoghurt maker and so much more.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $189.

    5. This no-scrub gel stain remover that will destroy your mould and mildew problems.

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    There are likely stains on your shower wall you had no idea could be removed, but this gel will take care of them all — you won't even need to scrub! Just don't forget to wear gloves when you use it — this stuff is super potent.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.99.

    6. This Lush sea salt body scrub you can even use as a shampoo when you want that ~fresh off the beach~ look (because, you know, they're all closed now).

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    You can use this as a gentle exfoliant on wet skin, or as a more intense scrub on your dry skin. Either or, you're sure to get rid of all the dead skin cells you've been carrying around everywhere.

    Promising Review: "I'm a big fan of easy, fuss-free products that'll give me results ASAP and this Lush product fits the bill. It looks simple, but it'll give your body a lovely scrub, leaving you with soft, gorgeous skin. Plus, it's great value — this bottle has lasted me months!"

    Isha Bassi

    Buy it from Lush for $18.95.

    7. This Fire TV Stick that will allow you to binge-watch all your favourite shows while you lay in bed eating all the snacks.

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    You can use the Fire TV Stick to watch Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Stan and Disney+. Or if you wanted to, you can even use it to listen to tunes on Amazon Music or Spotify.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $69 (If you buy it now, you can get a second one for just $50).

    8. These Face Halo makeup remover cloths that can clean your face with just water and little-to-no scrubbing.

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    These makeup remover cloths replace up to 500 single use wipes, so not only will you be reducing your waste, but you'll also have no excuse not to get your eyeliner and mascara off before bed.

    They reach deep into your pores to remove makeup and impurities and when you're done using it, just toss it into the wash up to 200 times. You can get the remover cloths in black or white on Amazon, or you can get them in dark red from the Face Halo website.

    Buy a pack of three from Amazon Australia for $30.

    9. This stylish pair of blue light-blocking glasses, which are perfect because of all the extra hours we're spending staring at screens.

    Amazon

    These glasses work by blocking out the blue light from your screen, which can cause eye strain, headaches and inability to sleep. So, if you experience any of these symptoms, you should pick up these guys ASAP.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $32.99.

    10. This weighted cotton blanket to lessen your anxiety and get a good night’s rest — because you sure as hell don't need a cuddle buddy for that.

    Amazon, BuzzFeed / Hameda Nafiz

    If you're the kind of person who tosses and turns a lot before going to bed, this weighted blanket will change your life. It feels like being tucked in or cuddling someone — except better, because you don't need to deal with another person.

    Weight is evenly distributed throughout the stitching of the blanket, making it feel as though you’re being hugged as you sleep. This blanket uses sand pellets for the weight distribution rather than fibre, so that you can use it all year round without feeling too hot.

    Read about my experience using a weighted blanket for the first time here!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $80.95.

    11. This coffee warmer that'll keep your cuppa fresh and warm, so you can enjoy it while gazing out the window, pretending you're in a music video and missing your ex-lover.

    Amazon

    You can plug this little gadget into your laptop and warm whatever you like, be it coffee, tea, soup or even a baby bottle. It's super easy to clean and compact, so you can take it wherever you want without any issues.

    Buy for $19.98 from Amazon Australia.

    12. This rotating mandolin slicer to make slicing and dicing veggies for meal prep even easier.

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    This tool has three slicers that you can use to finely shred cheese, slice veggies and grate anything else your heart desires. It's also a lot less work and less dangerous than a regular mandolin slicer and you'll get the same results!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.

    13. This brush cleaning set, so you can clean all your water bottles — as well as the wine bottles you're super keen on turning into candle holders.

    Amazon

    This set includes two big bottle brushes to get into the inner curves and corners of your bottle, an extra long straw brush to ensure the inside of your entire bottle gets scrubbed, a spout cleaner that also cleans a teapot, plus a bottle lid detail cleaner, so you can get in there and make sure every inch is sparkling.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.99.

    14. This Echo Dot, which is an alarm clock and an all-round personal assistant, so that you can multitask and get things done faster with minimal effort.

    Amazon

    Will this Echo Dot replace all your co-workers during your new WFH sitch? Yes. You can use it to find out what the weather's like, what time it is in a foreign country or hear what's going on around the world — so that you'll be reaching a new level of multitasking and productivity while simultaneously having someone — albeit a robot — to talk to.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $79.

    15. This microfibre hair wrap that will dry your hair without damaging it.

    Amazon

    This hat will keep your wet hair out of the way when you're getting ready, while simultaneously using its incredibly absorbency to dry it.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $9.63 (available in six colours).

    16. This keyboard cleaning jelly to finally give your poor electronics a refresh after you've spent months eating your lunch over them.

    Amazon

    This cleaning jelly is made of soft gum and is non-toxic and biodegradable. It's totally safe on your skin, so you can have a great time playing with it and put an end to sticky keys forever.

    Buy a four pack from Amazon Australia for $12.99.

    17. This Sleepy Lotion by Lush that will make you feel relaxed and ready for your eight hours.

    BuzzFeed / Hameda Nafiz

    This body lotion contains lavender to calm your mind, oatmeal to soothe your skin and jojoba oil to moisturise the heck out of your skin. The lavender scent is absolutely phenomenal and will lull you to sleep in no time.

    Promising Review: "I kid you not, this lotion has changed the quality of my sleep. It's this heavenly mix of oatmeal, lavender oil, organic cocoa butter and a bunch of other natural goodness — plus, it smells divine. My colleague swore up and down I would never sleep better than getting out of the shower, lathering this on, then jumping under my covers — and he was not wrong."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy for it from Lush for $17.95.

    18. This rotating makeup organiser, because you spend far too much money on the stuff for it to be hidden away in a drawer.

    Amazon

    This organiser has multiple compartments, so that you can store your makeup according to category and never lose your eye cream again.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $29.99.

    19. This NutriBullet that is so powerful, you'll never find random chunks in your morning smoothie ever again.

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    Plus, it can be used for way more than just your regular smoothie. Try it with your favourite pesto, chutney, sauce, soup and dip recipe.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $169.

    20. This pumice cleaning stone that will keep you from cringing with embarrassment every time someone asks to use your bathroom.

    Amazon

    This reusable stone gets rid of those hideous dark yellow rings and hard water stains without scratching your surfaces. Plus, this one comes with a drain snake, so you can take care of that clogged up drain too!

    Buy a 12-pack from Amazon Australia for $18.99.

    21. These Sound PEATS wireless earbuds, which are perfect if you're tired of constantly getting your wires tangled when you're attempting to work out in your tiny apartment.

    Mariela Summerhays / BuzzFeed

    These earbuds run for four hours per charge and have smart touch technology, so you can control your tunes and answer calls without reaching for your phone.

    Promising review: "I've been dragging my heels to make the move to wireless earbuds — I thought for sure I'd lose one and that having to charge them would be a massive inconvenience. My husband bought these as a gift and now I love the convenience of not having to hold my phone when out and about, should I want to listen to my music. Their holder has magnetic properties, so when charging or just being stored, you don't have to worry about the earbuds falling out and getting lost."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy now for $42.99 from Amazon Australia.

    22. This pack of Uno cards, so you can master the "Reverse", "Skip" and "Pick Up Four" combo and transform into the ultimate master.

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    Uno has to be the only card game that is a total crowd pleaser, at all times. Break out this deck and you'll be everyone's new best friend — that is, until you hit them with the "Pick Up Four" card, of course. Just remember to say "Uno" when you've got a single card left!

    Buy it from Kmart for $7.

    23. This magic double sided tape that doesn't leave any sticky residue on your walls or surfaces, but can be used to free up space in your kitchen or bathroom.

    Amazon

    This gel tape is super strong, but won't leave any trace on your walls, furniture or cabinets. It's washable and reusable too, so you can use it for as long as you want.

    See the full post on this extraordinary tape here.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $13.50.

    24. And finally, this HappySkinCo IPL skin removal device, so you can continue your road to becoming hair free, even when you can't make it to your laser appointments.

    HappySkinCo

    This handheld device is struggle-free and allows you to get a laser treatment at home with little to no hassle. It's safe to use, as it will only activate when pressed against the skin. This little device will last you over 20 years and comes with a one year warranty and lifetime servicing.

    Buy it from HappySkinCo for $239.

    Me spending all my money in self-isolation with nobody to answer to:

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