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    Sep 17, 2019

    17 Products To Take To The Office That Might Make Work A Little Better

    If you're gonna spend 38 hours a week somewhere, you might as well make it nicer!

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    1. A memory foam lumbar cushion will support your back and improve your posture.

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    This provides relief for sore backs and helps to improve your posture at the same time. The foam is firm enough to make a real difference but comfortable enough for you to almost forget it's there. It also comes with an adjustable strap so you can use it on a variety of chairs and get it to the position that suits you.

    Price: £15.99.

    2. This little vacuum will pick up all the crumbs lodged in your keyboard.

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    There's lots of these on the market but this one has a 4.4-star rating an over 180 reviews – so it seems like a solid choice! This is USB-chargeable and comes with two different nozzles so you can really get into the nooks and crannies. Despite its small size, reviewers say it has a lot of power.

    Price: £16.99.

    3. Looking after plants is hard, but get the similar ~aesthetic~ for your desk with this three-pack of artificial succulents....nobody needs to know they're not real!

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    These little plants look very real, so it's unlikely anyone would be able to tell the difference.

    Price: £11.59.

    4. This foldable, ventilated laptop stand means you can get your laptop to eye-level rather than have to hunch over when working.

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    This stand helps to prevent your device overheating, works for laptops between 11 and 17.3 inches, and has four non-skid pads to keep it in place on your desk. Lots of reviews praise how high-quality and well made this is, as well as the fact it is easy to carry around which is particularly helpful if you do hot desking or sometimes work from home.

    Price: £12.99.

    5. Office air conditioning can get very, very cold and if you don't already have a hot water bottle like this one by your desk, it's time to get one.

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    Look at that soft tartan fleece cover, what's not to like?

    Price: £7.99.

    6. If you find yourself drifting off a bit by the time you have a 3pm meeting, consider these iron tablets to fight fatigue.

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    These 4.5-star rated tablets are ideal if you hate drinking the liquid version of iron supplements, and reviewers say it helped them to feel more energised during the day.

    Price: £7.89 for a pack of 84 tablets.

    7. Rather than covering your webcam with a bit of tape, try these webcam covers that have a sliding function so you can easily use the camera when you need it.

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    These look much more discrete than tape, and almost as if they came with your device! They're also easy to remove without leaving traces behind, plus the sliding function means you don't have to take the cover on and off each time you need to do a video call.

    Price £5.98 for a pack of three.

    8. If your mug of tea always ends up going cold while you get distracted by other things, consider this mug warmer that comes with a silicone lid to provide extra heat retention for your cuppa.

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    This will keep your beverage between 40-60°C, and it is advised to use a mug with a flat base to get the most out of this warmer. This comes with a three-pin plug and has a 150cm cord so that you can easily plug it in near your desk and enjoy!

    Price: £15.99.

    9. Get a clear idea of the week ahead with this extremely cute desk planner.

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    This 55-sheet A4 notepad will easily keep you going for a whole year, and has a high-quality paper so that ink wont bleed through the pages. It has space for you to start planning your following week, as well as a part for notes and to-dos to keep you on top of everything.

    Price: £10.99.

    10. Or if you're more of a notebook person, this undated planner will help you become the most organised person in the office.

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    The fact there's no dates means you can start using it immediately and it also has monthly overview pages so you can see your months at a glance. It is a compact A5 size with a faux-leather hardcover, and comes with an inside pocket for storing extra notes.

    Price: £17.99.

    11. This wrist support set is perfect for anyone who spends loads of time each day typing (that's a lot of us then).

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    It comes with a longer pad for typing and a smaller one for when you're using a mouse. This is lightweight but durable and will easily continue to keep its shape.

    Price: £8.08.

    12. Make your desk the prettiest one for miles with this marble-patterned desk tidy.

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    If you're going to organise your desk, you might as well make it look good at the same time!

    Price: £12.87.

    13. You can never have too many pens when you're in an office, so you may as well invest in this twelve-pack of eco-friendly ones that you can write your name on (watch out, potential pen thieves!)

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    These are made from recycled cardboard box material and are biodegradable. If that wasn't eco-conscious enough, the company donates 10% of profits to environmentally friendly organisations on matters such as planting trees and cleaning the oceans.

    Price: £8.99 for a twelve pack.

    14. This pair of poo sprays means you will no longer have to feel guilty after someone walks into a cubicle after you.

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    Listen, it happens! It's natural! But there's a different between people knowing what you did in a cubicle and um, smelling it. Spray this on the toilet bowl before you do what you need to do, and it'll create a protective layer to trap smells.

    Price: £8.09.

    15. Get this eye drop spray to ease the dryness of your poor, tired, screen-ravaged eyes.

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    Some people hate touching their eyes and feel a bit grossed out by the idea of using regular eye drops (hi, it's me), but you spray this with your eyes closed which is an absolute game changer! These work to restore the natural moisture of your eyes, which can often suffer from drying out due to air conditioning and looking at screens, i.e. working in an office. As a bonus they can be used by contact lens wearers and even sprayed over makeup.

    Price: £10.50.

    16. This travel kit is a handy thing to have in your desk drawer for next time you want to freshen up.

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    This comes with hand/face cream, lip balm, deodorant, cleansing wipes, and shower wash. You'll probably be in need of at least a couple of those while you're at work at some point, and you'll become the go-to person for hand cream.

    Price: £10.54.

    17. And these stain remover pens will be there for you next time you get pesto pasta on your favourite work top.

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    This genius product is rated 4.8 stars and with good reason. Reviewers absolutely love these and claim they really do work to make fresh stains disappear!

    Price: £7.34 for a pack of three.