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    31 Genius Products That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier In 2020

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    1. This non-slip foot scrubbing brush that suctions right to the floor of your tub, so you can exfoliate your feet every time you shower. Your heels will stay soft and crack-free, so you won't need to splurge on a pedicure when you don't want to.

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    The bristles are soft so they won't irritate your skin, but they're also firm enough to clean your feet thoroughly.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.90.

    2. 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! Also, no more surprise plumber bills.

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    The TubShroom can collecting hair any length (even pet hair). I bought one a couple of months ago and I'm S H O O K at how much hair it ends up collecting in just a couple days. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the TubShroom here.

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

    3. An Instant Pot, because home-cooked meals are delicious, but take forever to prepare. This'll save you a ton a money in the long run and can can pressure-cook, sauté, slow-cook, make fluffy rice, steam things, and warm up your food.

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    Reviewers are obsessed with it and say it's the best investment they've ever made.

    Get a 3-quart Instant Pot on Amazon Canada for $68+. Available in four other sizes.

    4. And while you're at it, a leak-proof and microwave-safe lunchbox will make taking your prepped meals to go so much easier.

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    It's also freezer and dishwasher safe, and includes flatware.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $6.46+ (available in five colours).

    5. A gel ice therapy hat that literally makes your headaches go away. A bad migraine or congested sinuses? No problem! It'll soothe your pains ASAP.

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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. Reviewers love its effectiveness and design. They say it's a lot more practical than eye masks or simple ice pads which tend to slide off. This one comes with one hat and three individual ice packs.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    6. 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! Reviewers are ELATED to finally have matching liner wings.

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

    7. A shampooing tool that'll massage and invigorate your scalp, without breaking your hair at the roots.

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    I personally own and LOVE this product. I know it looks spiky, but it's super gentle on the scalp. I've also noticed that you don't have to use as much shampoo as you usually would. Reviewers have pointed out that their scalp feels cleaner, and their manicures are lasting longer because they aren't using their fingernails to shampoo.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.77 (available in two colours and three multipacks).

    8. A shaving apron that sticks to your mirror or tiles, and prevents your bathroom sink from become a gross, hairy mess. You'll save a ton of time on post-shave cleaning, and save your partner/roommate from walking into Prickly Town.

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    Reviewers say they love how fast this makes the shaving process, and that their partners are a LOT happier about not finding hair all over the sink, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.98.

    9. A handheld electric frother that will give you the most luxurious homemade beverages ever. It makes any ordinary cappuccino taste and look like cafe quality, so you're definitely going to cut down on your Starbucks expenses.

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    Reviewers who have tried other frothers say this is the best, especially for the price. All you have to do is press one button! It needs three AAA batteries to function, so get some here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.97.

    10. A super-fast wireless car charger that'll juice up your phone and help you drive safer. Unlike traditional car chargers which might use double-sided tape to stay put, this attaches directly to the vents, so you'll never have to worry about it leaving sticky residue. Even on a rugged road, your phone will remain securely held in place.

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    My boyfriend owns one and says it's the fastest and most high-quality car charger he's ever used!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.

    11. A cordless water flosser that'll upgrade your flossing experience. It uses water to blast away debris and plague and uses oxygen bubbles to reduce the growth of oral anaerobic bacteria. You'll fall in love with the feeling of deep-cleaned gums.

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    Reviewers say this device has been super gentle for their sensitive teeth and recommend it for people whose gums can bleed while using traditional dental floss.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.99.

    12. A bestselling set of soft microfibre makeup removing towels that'll make makeup removal a one-step ritual. These only need warm water (yup, no cleanser!) to remove even waterproof makeup. Sounds impossible, right? I use them and they work!

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    I know the idea of using a towel on your face sounds abrasive, but these are surprisingly gentle, and will save you a ton of time. Reviewers love how soft these are and how thoroughly they remove makeup.

    Get a pack of four for $11.25.

    13. And if you're willing to splurge a little, the Foreo Luna Mini 2 cleansing tool will make your skin thank you. It uses pulsations to dislodge gunk and makeup from your skin. There's no rubbing or scrubbing involved at all.

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    Reviewers say it not only made their skin feel softer, it's also helping clear up their acne.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $135.56+. Available in six colours.

    14. A rocking garlic crusher that will do all the hard work for you. No more mincing, chopping, and getting your fingers all sticky and smelly.

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    Reviewers love how a little effort goes a long way with this gadget and how easy it is to clean.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.59.

    15. A simple hair tool that'll transform an ordinary ponytail into something more sophisticated and romantic. This tool can be used to quickly create a number of neat hairstyles that would take a long time (and sore arms) to create otherwise.

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    Did you see that GIF? She went from gym-ready to date-ready so fast. Reviewers say the product is worth every penny and helps them create beautiful hairstyles in minutes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.10.

    16. This T-shirt folder, which will have you channeling your inner Marie Kondo 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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    Reviewers said it's a great tool for teaching their kids to organize their own clothes.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    17. This dish squeegee that'll ensure you never touch any gooey, wet bits while clearing leftovers from your plate again. It has a non-slip handle that you can grip easily, even if it's wet.

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    Reviewers love how cringe-free it makes washing the dishes.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.44.

    18. Some elastic no-tie lock laces so you never have to worry about tripping over 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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    If you're planning to start running or working out in 2020, these will be extra useful! Reviewers say they're also great for kids' shoes.

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

    19. A pack of satisfying cleaning putty that’ll finally get rid of all the dust in your car vents and all the crumbs trapped in your keyboard. Plus, it'll make everything smell like lemonade.

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    When you're done, store it back in the container. It can be used over and over again and you'll only have to replace it once the colour turns dark. Reviewers love how satisfying it is to use.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    20. Some colour-coded reusable produce mesh bags that are lightweight, but durable and won't tear on you. They also have double-sewn seams for added tear protection, so they'll last you a long, long time.

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    It has over 2,000 positive reviews and reviewers love how they can just toss them in the washing machine when they get grimy.

    Get a set of five on Amazon Canada for $2.90+ (available in sizes S-L, a twin pack, and a pack of 15).

    21. A cutlery washing tool that'll make getting the grime off your spoons, forks, and knives not only easier, but safer. The bristles are sturdy and the curved design will keep your fingers protected.

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    Reviewers say they didn't know how much they needed it until they got one.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in green and grey).

    22. This six-outlet wall surge protector that will keep your all electronics organized and in formation. You'll be able to plug in phone chargers, laptop chargers, lamps, fragrance plugs, and everything else neatly in one corner. It even comes with two USB ports!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.67.

    23. 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. Reviewers say they work like a dream, especially for chopping onions.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $3.87+ (available in sizes S-XL).

    24. A suspended metal storage basket, so you can make use of under-shelf space in a refreshing and stylish way. It's honestly a blessing for any short person, because it's not only useful in the kitchen, but you can use it basically anywhere you have a shelf. Pantry? Check. Bathroom? Check. The possibilities are endless!

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    Reviewers say installation is super easy and all you need to do is just slide it onto the shelf. It's also lightweight, easy to clean, and dust proof.

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    25. A foam door stopper that helps prevent accidents, especially for babies and pets. You'll never have to worry about accidentally pinching your cat's tail in the door again!

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    Reviewers say it's a must-have for anyone who wants to child-proof their home.

    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $18.32.

    26. 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, and let it freshen up your life.

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    These are eco-friendly and won't harm your pet. Reviewers say not only did these work well for their bathrooms, closets, and cars, they even worked on deodorizing their shoes.

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

    27. A silicone kitchen tool that combines the flatness of a spatula and the grabbiness of tongs to make one totally clever utensil that'll make cooking more fun.

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    You can flip pancakes, toss a stir fry, and cook delicate food like salmon without breaking it. It also lets you serve the food directly on to the plate with minimal spills.

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

    28. A life-changing extra-large cat litter disposal 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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    Reviewers say that managing their cat's litter is so much easier now and love how it controls odours. All your have to do is scoop up clumps, put them in the bin, and pull the handle. This bin comes with a refill (eight-week capacity) and is ideal for homes with multiple cats.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.77. A refill twin pack is available for $25.88.

    29. A set of five extra-long, nylon-braided iPhone charging cables, that will keep everyone in connect for less. I personally have this set and it has a 10-foot cable that makes my life so much easier.

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    No more curling up right next to the power outlet because your charging cable is too short! There are two three-foot cables, two six-foot cables, and one 10-foot cable. Read my full review of the cables here (it's #5).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in four colours).

    30. A shower curtain WITH POCKETS that will double your bathroom storage. You can't keep piling everything up on the corners of your bathtub forever.

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    Reviewers love how durable this curtain is and say it's a must have for every household.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.97.

    31. And lastly, an under-the-counter pull-out bin set that will make recycling and trash sorting a lot easier and fuss-free, so that no one in the house has an excuse to irresponsibly throw pop cans in the wrong bin. It helps keep trash out of sight, limits odour from wafting around the kitchen, and conserves floor space.

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    This bin may be a little more on the expensive side, but reviewers say it is a worthwhile investment.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $89.99.

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