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    Updated on Sep 26, 2019. Posted on Sep 24, 2019

    16 Products To Help Make The Stuff You Already Own Last Longer

    Give your things a new lease of life!

    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. Extend the life of your razors with this blade sharpener that also doubles up as a case.

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    This removes the buildup of skin and product on your razors (yes, that stuff is there!), and users of this sharpener claim to get six times more use out of their razor blades than they otherwise would. It also helps your razor dry, as water can be a cause of your blades going dull!

    Price: £9.99

    2. Get the most out of your jarred food with this silicone scraper that will reach the nooks and crannies to get your peanut butter/jam/mayonnaise out.

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    This flexible material is perfect for properly scooping out condiments, and its one-piece construction prevents the head from detaching as well as bacteria growing between the head and the handle.

    Price: £5.95

    3. This two-pack of storage containers are designed to keep food fresher for longer, perfect for anyone sick of their fruit spoiling before they get a chance to eat it.

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    These have a patented technology that regulates airflow in the container to create the optimal environment for the food to be stored, and the tray at the bottom keeps produce elevated and away from moisture.

    Price: £8.99

    4. Keep your delicates safe and snag-free in the washing machine with this five-pack of mesh laundry bags.

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    These have a variety of sizes included and are more sturdy and durable than most laundry bags which tend to err on the flimsy side.

    Price: £6.99 for five bags

    5. Rather than throwing out or replacing your favourite clothes that have gone all bobbly, invest in this highly-rated fabric shaver that'll restore your clothes to their former glory.

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    This electric shaver instantly removes bobbles from even the most delicate fabrics and has a large surface area so you can cover more fabric in less time. It has three sizes of mesh holes so it can shave off bobbles of different sizes, and it's easy to empty out when the container part gets full. Reviewers say this will make you want to debobble everything, and with good reason tbh – it looks so satisfying to use!

    Price: £13.00

    6. If your earphones are always getting tangled in your bag or pockets, that can cause wear and tear to the cord which shortens the earphone's lifespan. Keep them free of tangles with this inexpensive but effective holder.

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    This product may be small and simple but it does a great job at solving the annoying problem of knotty cords, and you can easily release the earbuds with a single pull so there's no faff.

    Price: £3.99

    7. Don't let your shoes get ruined in the rain – protect them from terrible weather with this water-repelling spray.

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    This is perfect for nubuck and suede shoes amongst others, and forms an invisible barrier to shield your shoes from stains and liquids. This spray doesn't alter the feel or look of the material so you won't even notice it's on! A little tip: applying two thin coats of this is better than one heavy coat!

    Price: £12.86

    8. Make your hand wash or washing-up liquid go further with this foaming soap dispenser that claims to reduce the amount of soap used by up to 75%.

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    Simply fill it up with some water and liquid soap!

    Price: £2.11 for one dispenser

    9. Chargers often fray or wear out near the plug connector area because of all the yanking, tension, and general day-to-day strain they take! So it's a good idea to reinforce them with these silicone charger savers designed to help prolong the life of your cables.

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    These flexible protectors are super easy to fit and have a 4.9-star rating! Alongside helping to protect your chargers from frays, it can extend the life of your cables even when the cable has already been damaged.

    Price: £4.79 for a pack of 12

    10. Limescale in your kettle doesn't just make your tea taste bad, it can affect your kettle's performance. These drop-in descaling bags are a quick and easy way to get rid of limescale and have your kettle almost brand new again!

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    This removes up to 100%(!) of limescale in just 10 minutes and claims to prolong the life of your appliance. Also, a more efficient kettle = savings on your electricity bill. Just an all-round great thing for you, your pocket, and your cups of tea.

    Price: £10.10 for a pack of six

    11. This OXO jar really is the one to buy if you're looking to stop your biscuits going soft and stale within days of opening them.

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    Nothing is more disappointing than biting into a should-be crunchy biscuit to be met by dry, cakey mush. This can hold a LOT of biscuits and keeps them perfectly crisp.

    Price: £13.89

    12. This spray prevents your wine from oxidising after it has been opened and keeps it tasting fresh.

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    Just spray it into an opened bottle of wine and it will work its magic to form a barrier between the wine and oxygen! It can also be used on other drinks you want to preserve the flavour of such as bourbon or sake.

    Price: £14.99

    13. This herb saver will stop your fresh herbs from wilting so quickly.

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    This claims to keep produce fresh for 4x longer than it would be otherwise, and some reviewers say it kept herbs fresh for WEEKS.

    Price: £19.95

    14. Get your jewellery, watches, and even glasses looking pristine with this ultrasonic cleaner.

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    This uses a powerful ultrasound to get rid of debris and is small enough to easily put away when not in use. A tip: this is recommended for metal jewellery like gold and silver but not for use on pearls, embrico, emeralds, coral or agate.

    Price: £32.59

    15. These backless toe topper socks can help to prevent those infuriating toe-holes in your tights by reducing rubbing.

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    Because toe holes are annoying, ruin perfectly good pairs of tights, and are kind of painful sometimes!

    Price: £9.95 for a pack of six

    16. Washing machines and dishwashers are definitely things you want to last you a long time, and this limescale and grease remover protects them from damage by removing buildup of limescale and detergent.

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    Using one sachet a month is recommended to help prolong the life of your appliance as it cleans all the internal parts of the machine, ideal in particular for those who live in hard water areas and are sick of limescale taking a toll on their stuff!

    Price: £12.29 for a pack of 12