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    23 Gimmicky Products That You'll Actually Be Able To Use All The Time

    The novelty *won't* wear off on these.

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    1. Next time you're somewhere that doesn't take cards (or have just forgotten yours at home), you'll be glad you've got this cash-stash keyring to hand.

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    It can fit one note of any currency, and the waterproof aluminum casing will ensure your money stays safe and dry.

    Price: £6.77

    2. These silicone tubes are basically magic – pop your garlic in, roll it back and forth, and voila! Perfectly peeled cloves.

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    Peeling garlic can be really finicky and time consuming when you're trying to cook, plus it leaves a pretty unpleasant odour on your hands. These lil' guys make it so much easier and there's no mess – just shake the peels out into the bin when you're done.

    Price: £5.99 for two

    3. This deceptive "tin of beans" will keep your stuff safe – no-one will suspect that it's actually a smart bit of storage!

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    There's a base at the bottom which reveals a secret compartment for you to store your things in, and because it's a genuine licensed replica it won't look fake or stick out amongst the contents of your kitchen cupboard.

    Price: £5

    4. This expanding bread keeper can be adjusted to fit the size of your loaf and has a useful slicing guide as well.

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    It lets the bread 'breathe' to help prevent it from going mouldy or stale and there's adjustable vents so you can control the airflow to suit whatever you're storing – whether it's a loaf, some muffins, or your breakfast pastries! As you use up your bread you can contract the container to make it smaller so it fits more snugly – it can squash down to nine inches.

    Price: £13.06

    5. These eyeliner stamps make the ever-elusive symmetrical cat-eye so much easier to achieve.

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    You'll get two pens, so there's one stamp for each eye. Alongside being really easy to use, the actual formula of the eyeliner is smudge-proof and waterproof so your perfect wings will stay put all day!

    Price: £8.99

    6. This little kitchen gadget will core and slice your apples (or pretty much any other medium sized-fruit) for you.

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    The extra-sharp stainless steel blades make quick and easy work of slicing your fruit, and it's super easy to clean as you can either wash it by hand or pop it in the dishwasher with no trouble. It'll give you eight evenly-sized wedges!

    Price: £5.69

    7. This two-pack of Limey Tap descaling covers will help you to completely immerse your taps in descaling solution.

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    These will let your taps get fully immersed in the descaler of your choice and fit the majority of taps. The design means these will stay securely on your taps so they can properly be submerged. As this is a two-pack, you can use one for your kitchen and one for your bathroom!

    Price: £8.25 for two

    8. This 4.7-star rated blackhead vacuum will suck all of the gunk out of your pores, with five levels of intensity to best suit your skincare needs.

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    It has five replaceable attachments that you can chop and change as needed – there's a massage probe, an exfoliating one, an oval one for tricky-to-reach areas and two others for oily and sensitive skin respectively. Reviewers praise how easy to use this is and the power of its suction!

    Price: £23.99

    9. This facial hair removal tool is basically like getting threading done without the need for a salon appointment (plus you'll get a peach fuzz razor thrown in too!)

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    You can use it on the upper lip, lower lip, cheek, chin, and neck. All you have to do it twist the handles on both sides and it'll remove facial hair directly from the root – just like if you got threading done. It's also quicker than tweezers as it allows you to cover a larger surface area as opposed to plucking hairs one by one.

    Price: £6.50

    10. This universal release key will come in handy next time you're at the supermarket and realise you don't have a coin to use the trolley.

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    This can be attached to your keyring, eliminating any chances of you accidentally leaving it at home. The design will fit virtually any trolley where you need to push a coin or token into a front-loading slot.

    Price: £7.99

    11. This toilet plunger has a unique design that pushes air at the blockage as well as water, something regular plungers don't tend to do.

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    It easily works on a variety of toilets, as the plunger has a narrow end that effectively unclogs without needing to create a proper seal. It's also really easy to clean – pop some bleach in your toilet when you're done unclogging, plunge the water a few times, and that's it! It's been reviewed over 3,500 times and customers have afforded it a pretty impressive 4.5-star average rating.

    Price: £11.99

    12. This tea tool eliminates the need to frantically dash to the kitchen bin so that your used teabag doesn't drip on the floors or counters.

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    This easy squeezy (I'm so sorry) tool is super simple – when your tea is done brewing just give the bag a good squeeze with this to get any extra tea out, then keep it gripped within the tool before dropping the teabag into the bin. Simple, yet pretty genius.

    Price: £7.99

    13. You'll no longer lose half of your socks in the washing machine, thanks to this laundry helper that'll keep them all together while they're being cleaned.

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    It's really easy to lock your sock pairs into place on this, then when you're done you can just chuck it in the machine with the rest of your laundry! Then once that's done you can also hang this up so the socks can air dry.

    Price: £12.42 for two packs

    14. Save on space with this genius collapsible draining board that's perfect for smaller kitchens.

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    It's made from a sturdy plastic so won't buckle or break, and has a large capacity with plenty of compartments for your various cutlery and crockery. When you're not using it, it'll easy fold up small enough to fit into your kitchen cupboard.

    Price: £6.88

    15. This bug catcher will help you get rid of spiders, butterflies, and moths without hurting them.

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    The arm of this catcher is 65cm long so you won't have to get close to the bugs and it'll easily get into corners and on the ceilings. The bristles close around the bug when you pull the trigger, doing so tightly enough to ensure the bug doesn't get out but not so hard that it gets hurt.

    Price: £9.99

    16. For perfectly curled lashes that don't end up drooping halfway through the day, give this heated eyelash curler a try.

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    It's got a super-fast heat-up time at just 10-15 seconds, as well as three different heat settings to choose from (40°C, 50°C, and 60°C). There's a heat protection groove to keep a distance between the heating wire and eyelid which means you can use this without worrying about hurting the delicate eyelid skin. FYI, it's recommended that you use this curler with mascara for the best possible results.

    Price: £18.99

    17. Or if you're after something even longer lasting, how about this serum that you apply like liquid eyeliner and delivers some seriously impressive eyelash growth?

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    It stimulates blood flow and clears any blockages on the follicles rather than just conditioning the lashes like many serums do. Use it in the morning and in the evening consistently, and they claim you'll see your lashes looking thicker and fuller within four weeks, and up to twice as long as they usually are within six to eight weeks. The customer before and after photos really speak for themselves and some even say it now looks like they're wearing false eyelashes when they're not!

    Price: £39.95

    18. The bubbling-up effect on this carbonated face mask is a fun novelty, but it also leaves your skin feeling super clean and soft.

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    You'll be able to feel the bubbles 'exploding' on your face which is a weirdly satisfying sensation. It contains jojoba oil, aloe vera, and various essential oils to help to hydrate your skin alongside kaolin clay which works wonders for removing excess sebum. Reviewers praise this for how smooth and clean it makes their skin look and feel. You'll also get a silicone brush to smoothly and evenly apply the mask with.

    Price: £8.39

    19. Pop this nifty little light in your bag and you'll be able to find whatever you need a lot more easily.

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    The light will automatically turn on when you open your bag, illuminating it from the inside so you can find what you need. It'll automatically switch off after 15 seconds which helps to save on its battery life too. It doesn't hurt that it's also in a really cute heart shape!

    Price: £9.99

    20. This genius bottle is actually eight different kitchen tools!

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    This can be used as - wait for it - a funnel, lemon squeezer, egg masher, cheese grater, spice grater, egg separator, cap opener, and measuring cup, all while taking up the kitchen space of a single bottle. There won't be any need to faff around in a cluttered kitchen drawer anymore as everything stacks perfectly into one another.

    Price: £12.14

    21. This meat lifter can go in the oven with your dish, and then you simply use the two handles to pull out your roasted chicken (or whatever else you fancy) with no trouble or mess.

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    You'll get a nice and even heat distribution when using this, it'll easily drain the juices, and it won't retain any odours even with repeated use! Alongside using it for roasting tins, customers say it's also perfect for slow cookers.

    Price: £7.99

    22. This blow dry spray reduces drying time by up to 50%, so you can spend less time with a hairdryer in your hand and more time doing pretty much anything else.

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    It'll also reduce friction and add some light conditioning too. Apply it to towel-dried hair and then you can leave it to air dry or use a hairdryer – either way you'll find it'll dry faster than usual! Loads of customers say it really does make a difference, so it's not a surprise that it's been awarded a 4.6-star average rating.

    Price: £10.31

    23. If you've fallen to victim to unevenly cut bagels, you might appreciate this bagel-cutting guillotine.

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    You know that annoying thing when you unevenly slice a bagel so one half burns and the other is overly doughy and chewy? You won't have to deal with that anymore! It'll cut them in half perfectly every time and it's safer than cutting one the usual way where you risk the knife hurting your hand.

    Price: £11.99