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    27 Products That Are So Genius, I Can’t Believe They’re This Affordable

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    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 silicone kitchen tool that combines the flatness of a spatula and the grabbiness of tongs to make one totally genius utensil.

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    Flip, cradle, grab, or scoop — do whatever you want with just ONE non-stick and heat resistant tool. The handle is made of stainless steel, and it's also dishwasher safe to make your life even easier.

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    2. A coffee mug warmer that makes sure to keep your beverage hot even when you forget about it. It also works for soups, cocoa, tea, and pretty much anything you'd want to keep warm in a mug. (But it’ll make a particularly great gift for a coffee drinker.)

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    The power cord extends enough to make it usable pretty much anywhere, and it works with a variety of mugs. Over 500 positive user reviews tells us it's a big hit in Canada. And why wouldn't it be? EVERYTHING gets too cold too quickly here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.93.

    3. Some bamboo charcoal air-purifying bags that absorb all the bad, mildewy, smokey, sweaty odours and excess moisture from your life. Throw it in the closet, put it in your car, scoot it into your fridge — the possibilities for freshness are endless.

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    These are eco-friendly and won't harm your pet.

    Get a pack of four bags on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    4. Some lemon-scented cleaning putty that’ll get all the dust settled inside your car vents and the crumbs trapped in your keyboard, and make your car or laptop smell like a lemonade stand.

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    Once you’re done, just store it back in its container — you don’t even need to wash it. Also, flipping your keyboard and gently slapping it like you’re burping a baby doesn’t work (I tried).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    5. A non-slip foot scrubbing brush that suctions right to the floor of your tub, so you can exfoliate your feet every time you shower! You can clean your feely quickly, and without risking losing balance as you stand on one leg with a pumice stone in your hand, scrubbing your heel.

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    The bristles are soft enough to not irritate your skin, but firm enough to clean your feet thoroughly. This will help maintain good foot health and hygiene in the long run. And you'll need pedicures less frequently, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.90.

    6. A nifty little strainer that'll catch all the hair in your bathtub for easy removal. Say goodbye to pulling out a long, gross, and gunky hair monster out of the depths of your drain! I recently bought this and was shocked by how much hair collects in my bathtub drain in just ONE week.

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    The TubShroom plugs conveniently in your shower, as any shower plug would, but is designed to efficiently catch all the hair that comes its way. It's a whole different kind of blessing for people who bathe their pets! Check out this full review on it by our writer Sarah Aspler.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in six colours, and a twin-pack option).

    7. A double-sided eyeliner pen that lets you stamp on a wing with one end, and line your eyes with the other. No more spending 30 minutes aggressively taking off and reapplying eyeliner because those wings are uneven or wonky!

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    It's highly pigmented, matte, smudge proof, and vegan friendly! Users are ELATED to finally have matching liner wings.

    Get a pack of two for $17.69+ (available in wing lengths 8mm and 10mm).

    8. This T-shirt folder, which will make you an organizing pro by neatly folding your shirts all to the same size. It takes literally seconds to fold one! You'll be surprised how much space there really is in your T-shirt drawer once things are actually organized.

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    It's also great for training kids to organize their own clothes. Make it a "fun activity" with a "new toy" and trick them into doing their own work.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    9. This dish squeegee that'll ensure you never touch any gooey, wet bits while clearing leftovers from your plate. It's an ergonomic spatula for your dishes or sink, essentially. Also, your dish sponges will last longer because they won't have icky bits stuck to them!

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    Users love how cringe-free it makes dishwashing.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.64.

    10. A tilted soap dish that'll drain out all the water around your soap, so you don't have to dip your hands into a soggy, soapy pool, and never waste your expensive (read: Lush) soaps because they melted away.

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    These aesthetic little dishes also work well to dish sponges cleaner and dryer!

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $11.89.

    11. A shaving apron that sticks to your mirror or tiles, and prevents your bathroom sink from become a gross, hairy mess every time you groom your facial hair. If you gift it to your significant other, you’re really giving a gift to yourself.

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    This also makes for a petty gift for your roommate who really doesn't get subtler hints.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    12. A pair of cut-resistant gloves so you can grate, slice, and chop with full confidence. These are surprisingly light and comfortable for a product that can withstand a sharp blade.

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    The gloves are ambidextrous, which means you can use either on either hand.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $3.89+ (available in sizes S-XL).

    13. A gel ice therapy hat that literally makes your headaches go away. A bad migraine or congested sinuses? No problem!

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    The hat is made of fleece so it's easy to wash, and it comes with gel inserts that you can keep in the fridge to cool. Its secure fit makes sure that you're getting the full therapeutic effect. Seriously, it's the best thing ever.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    14. A life-changing extra-large cat litter bin that locks in odour, makes your litter last longer, and makes poop scoopin’ a breeze. It can store up to 21 days of poop (for a single cat)!

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    Just scoop up clumps, discreetly put them in the bin, and pull the handle. Change the bag when it’s full (which usually takes about three weeks). This bin comes with a refill (eight-week capacity) and it's ideal for homes with multiple cats.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.95. A refill twin pack is available for $25.88.

    15. A makeup remover pen that'll fix all your little makeup mistakes precisely and quickly. This is a BLESSING for making crooked eyeliner wings look MUA-level good.

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    The precise tip works way better than a q-tip, tissue, or makeup sponge soaked in makeup remover — fewer steps, better results.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.29.

    16. A best-selling corrective brace that'll fix slouching and backaches, and all your posture-related problems. It'll also help prevent further health issues caused by a bad posture (and there are many).

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    Bad posture can cause a bunch of health problems including pelvic pain, a cramped neck, stress, fatigue, headaches, and sleep issues. This adjustable backpack style brace helps because you can't always discipline yourself and remember to sit up straight (speaking of which, are you slouching right now?).

    Buyers say it's surprising how much this simple brace has helped them. It comes with a 30-day money-back warranty, in case you change your mind.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    17. These bestselling pimple patches that actually draw out the gunk from your zits. It's super gross but oh-so satisfying. They're pretty much the best emergency pimple rescue product out there.

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    It's rare to see a pimple product work for a majority of its users, but you've got to read the reviews. They LOVE these.

    Get a pack of 24 patches on Amazon Canada for $14.20.

    18. A bottle of peel-off latex that you can apply to your cuticles before applying nail polish. Once you're done, peel off the latex and enjoy your neat manicure! No one has to know how messy you really are at painting your nails.

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    Get a bottle on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    19. A mug that won't knock over and spill your beverage everywhere. The physics behind it is quite simple, but genius. It's revolutionary for anyone who is a member of the clumsy community.

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    God knows how many times I've had to put my phone and laptop in a bag of rice because my hands don't know what they're doing.

    Get a single-serve cup on Amazon Canada for $22.09+ (available in four colours and sizes 11 ounces and 16 ounces).

    20. A magical instant stain removing pen that'll take care of all the food and drink spills you get on your clothes. Let's face it: you're probably going to use this daily.

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    Users absolutely love it and say it's a miracle product for the any clumsy people.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $16.46.

    21. Some elastic no-tie lock laces so you never have to worry about tripping on your shoelaces again. You mean to tell me I can save myself from a suspiciously frequent accident in my life?! Sign me up.

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    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in 12 colours).

    22. A 3-in-1 burger patty press that makes shaping stuffed patties a quick, easy, and efficiently done task. Imagine popping some cheese and jalapeños into this bad boy and grilling the patty of your dreams. 🤤

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    23. This cleaning tool that operates like tongs, and has a replaceable duster attach at the end to clean your vents and blinds quickly and super easily. It looks so satisfying to use, and the reviews say it's made the job a lot easier for them!

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    Get a pack of three (with three extra refills) on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    24. These bottle stands that allow all the product inside to collect at the top, so you're not always spanking the hell out of your sauces and toiletries. Get the most out of your products!

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    Get a 12-piece pack with a storage bag for $30.57 (also available in a 24-piece set).

    25. A thin (but stiff) angular grout brush that'll scrub the gunk right out of the seams of your bathroom tiles. Regular scrub brushes are great, but they provide nowhere near the precision this does.

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    The product has a 4.4 star rating, and users are raving about how easy this brush has made cleaning for them, and how totally worth the price it is. They point out that toothbrushes are too tiny, time-consuming, and inefficient in comparison.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    26. A silicone applicator that's like a little spatula for your face. It makes face mask mixing and application a mess-free experience.

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    I use mine to mix my Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask with water, and whip up homemade face packs. Nothing drips down to your elbows, and it's just so satisfying.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $1.84 (also available in sets of two and four).

    27. And lastly, an extendable tile and tub scrubber that'll help you thoroughly clean your bathtub without giving you the sore back small handheld brushes give you. This one has an antimicrobial head, and is specially designed to reach all the gunky corners!

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    Tubs, tiles, glass, floors, narrow spaces around the toilet — this works for everything!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.34, and get a refill for $9.44.

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