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    21 Excellent Products That'll Basically Do All The Work For You

    These take the work out of work.

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    1. These magnetic ties that turn lacing up your shoes into a thing of the past.

    Promising review: "Oh, I do LOVE the Zubits! There is nothing I don't love about these. They help my arthritis not having to tie, but also FAST. Now, it seems time-consuming if I have to tie laces. They were easy to install. I wear these on short boots and was concerned that they would feel stiff against where my ankle flexes, but they aren't because they're over the tongue. The magnet is strong and I open them by twisting them at the top." β€”kt

    Get a pair from Amazon for $18.41+ (available in 12 colors).

    2. These cat eyeliner stencils to make it super easy to get perfect lines, every time.

    Promising review: "This eye makeup stencil is such a good idea! It's cute because it's a cat and you can do 'cat eye' eyeliner with it. However, other than that, it's actually a really smart way to put on your makeup in the morning. It really makes the application go faster. I used to have to put my eyeliner on, then even it up...then even it up, and then go back with makeup remover on a Q-tip. This makes me be able to do it right the first time." β€”DawnBLOGtopusDOTcom

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $5.99.

    3. A flexible pot clip that'll hold all your cooking utensils where you need them.

    Promising review: "Clip style allows it to work with every pot I have. The claws that hold the handle work well with most of my kitchen utensils. It's well-made, and it hasn't broken down so far. No more dried sauce on the counter to scrub off. I don't worry about setting the utensil down on a possibly unclean surface. The style is cute, so it would make for a great addition to a gift set or stocking stuffer." β€”Michaella

    Get it from Amazon for $8.30.

    4. This Tide pen to effortlessly remove those stains normal scrubbing can't.

    Promising review: "These things are a lifesaver. I keep one in my car, at my desk at work, and in my luggage. If you have a stain moment, these work great to either remove the stain or dilute it enough to where you can wait until you can get it washed." β€”tiga31328

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $5.69.

    5. An automatic feeder to keep your pet fed β€” even when you're not around.

    Promising review: "Finally, a pet feeder suitable for cats!! Assembly is very easy and the instructions are clear and concise. The feeder is well built and solid, so no more rattling. More importantly, no curious little paws can dig around to snag some extra food! My female cat spent about five minutes with her paw up the dispenser, trying to get some kibble out, before she stuck her face up the chute trying to figure out what the heck was going on. As an added bonus, the stainless-steel bowl will help provide a more sanitary solution for your pets. Unbeknownst to me, some cats are prone to feline acne (blackheads and lesions on their chins), which is further aggravated by the plastic bowls that most automatic feeders come with. The bowl for this feeder is held in by a plastic hoop that inserts up under the dispenser chute; it slides in and out for easy cleaning." β€”steen

    Get it from Amazon for $130.

    6. This umbrella hat that throws sweet, sweet shade without your having to do a damn thing.

    Promising review: "This hat is awesome. Fits comfortably and keeps the sun and rain from getting anywhere close to your neck and shoulders." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15+ (available in three colors).

    7. A bidet for washing your butt and leaving you with a clean feeling you never thought possible.

    Promising review: "Speaking as a hirsute gentleman, the Luxe Bidet Neo 120 has soured me on pooping in bidet-less toilets forever. It's shown me the difference between rubbing peanut butter out of shag carpeting with a paper towel, and that sparkling clean feeling you get right when you step out of the shower." β€”Mercury

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in four colors).

    8. This water bottle to track your hydration with a built-in meter.,

    Promising review: "I love these water bottles. I think they're pretty close to the perfect water bottle. They hold a good amount of water without being too big and heavy. They have a small spout for easy drinking. But, the best part is that the lid is very secure and absolutely will not open on its own. I can toss this into any bag and as long as it's fully closed and locked shut, I can be sure it won't leak all over my stuff. The lid basically has a double lock that it clicks shut and then you pull the little wire piece over it to really secure it." β€”Jennifer A.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75+ (available in seven colors).

    9. A Reach flosser sure to take the hassle out of wrapping it around your fingers, plus it's easier to get in those ~small~ spaces.

    Promising review: "I find flossing a challenge. I hate having to open my mouth wide enough to get to my back teeth, plus the floss tends to get wet and hard to hold. It makes it easier to access the back of my mouth and I don't have to put my fingers in my mouth. The heads are very easy to remove and to replace with new ones. The floss gives your mouth a fresh mint flavor too." β€”Mary B.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (comes with 28 disposable heads).

    10. This robotic lawnmower to cut your grass while you go off and do more interesting work.

    Promising review: "It is glorious to walk outside with a cold drink in hand and watch my lawn being mowed for me. Being from southern Louisiana, let me tell you...anything you can do to reduce yard work is a blessing! I'm still getting the proper mow height adjusted, but after a few more mows by the robot, everything should be golden. If you have the money to spend, I'd definitely recommend." β€”The Pitts

    Get it from Amazon for $930.

    11. An Echo that'll let you order pizza or extra toilet paper, plus keep track of your schedule, just by asking.

    Promising review: "We have been using Echo since April 2015. Prior to that time, my husband had been hospitalized for several weeks. He is currently wheelchair-bound. We immediately installed the Hue bridge and lights as well as the WEMO outlet. With these, and dear, dear Alexa, he has a great deal of control of his environment in ways that make him much more independent. Others might enjoy Echo for fun and convenience, but for him it is a lifeline! He has even had her turn the lights on in my bedroom when I didn't hear him call." β€”Alex S

    Get it from Amazon for $179 (available in black or white).

    Check out our review of it here.

    12. A magic wallet to secure your stack of loose bills with a single fold.,

    Promising review: "Bought this wallet for my husband for Christmas last year and he loves it. He was the kind of guy that hated traditional wallets because they were too bulky. He would carry all his cards and cash just loose in his pockets and constantly lose them! So with this wallet, it's a lot slimmer and easier on your pocket bulk, but still keeps everything secure." β€”Moira M.

    Get it from Magic Wallet for $17 (available in three colors) or find something similar from Amazon for $13 (available in 16 colors).

    13. This super-effective scrubber for saving you time during every dishwashing session.

    Promising review: "I have no idea where this has been all my life. This is a REALLY effective fast cleaner for all your knives. I have a large variety of knives and this really gets me to use them more because it makes cleaning and maintenance really simple. Whether it's a Chinese cleaver, a carbon-steel chef's knife, or even a long slicer β€” this makes sure you get all the big stuff off your knives quickly so you can just wipe it down to dry with a regular cloth." β€”Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $7.90 (available in gray or green).

    14. These slippers for whisking away all the stray hairs and dust on your floor just from your walking.

    Promising review: "Okay, I do clean my floor with a regular steam mop. But these slippers make that heavy-duty cleaning happen less and less. I will even spray wood floor cleaner or kitchen floor cleaner and shuffle around on it. They work better than me having to get down on my hands and knees with a towel. They are super comfy, so I wear them all the time. The bottoms Velcro right off and you throw them right in the washer and dryer." β€”Oyster800

    Get them from Amazon for $9.07.

    15. An Instant Pot slow cooker for stewing up a delicious meal while you're away.

    No, we're not done talking about this thing.

    Promising review: β€œThis pot saved my life. I love beans and they cook so quickly now. My lentils are cooked so evenly. It saves me so much time and my food tastes so much better.” β€”Raj Dayal

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+.

    16. This makeup brush cleaner that'll accomplish the tedious task of washing up all your brushes in a matter of minutes.

    Promising review: "I like this product a lot! It does what it says it will do β€” washes your brushes to an almost-new look in only 15 minutes. It's quiet and works well β€” I just wish the whole thing was a little smaller and took up less space. But either way, for me, it's the best way to cut down on brush-cleaning time and get a great result." β€”Colfio

    Get it from Amazon for $149 (available in two colors).

    17. A Waterpik that uses pulses of water to clean the gunk out from in between your teeth (rather than floss).

    Promising review: "I never floss, but I highly value my teeth and dental/oral health so I at least brush twice a day. This product encourages me to floss because I'd rather use this than the annoying classic string floss. Once you get the hang of it, you can really feel like it's working well. If you have the money to spare, do your mouth a favor and pick it up." β€”Dave M

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in three colors).

    18. This rotating curling iron to quickly take the work out of styling your hair.

    Promising review: "It's actually really good. I thought it was overhyped, but it does exactly as it says it does. It takes a while to get the hang of it, but I use it regularly now. I've put away my straightener, because this gives me softer and more voluminous hair. It gives loose, wavy curls. Very nice for everyday use." β€”Marla M.

    Get it from Amazon for $88.19.

    19. A vegetable chopper for perfectly dicing cubes of anything you put into it, including cheese and chicken.


    Promising review: "I have wanted one of these choppers for a long time but couldn't bring myself to buy one. I took the plunge on this one when they had a sale and I'm so glad I did. I have used it to cube chicken, dice tomatoes, onions, zucchini, summer squash, really just about anything! The cutting surface is generously sized and the two cutting blade sizes are perfect for almost everything you could want to cut! This is well-made and sturdy. The plastic handle is strong enough to push a raw potato through the blades, and the blades are sharp enough to cut a tomato without squishing it. I really don't know how I survived without this for 35 years of my life! It is worth every penny!" β€”Maggie0981

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    20. This 6-in-1 cutter that'll make prepping your food a cinch.

    Promising review: "What an awesome tool for my kitchen. The steel is high-quality, very sharp, and the handle is ergonomic. I love this green color and it makes prepping joyful. You can cut everything directly into your bowl and make no mess. Easy to clean in the sink or dishwasher." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.15.

    21. And a touchless vacuum that sucks up all the food scraps, hair, and debris from your floor...without having to use a pan.

    Promising review: "I couldn't decide whether I wanted the home or professional version of this, but ended up going with the professional model because I have two long-haired dogs and a cat, and my boyfriend and I both have long hair. This vacuum FAR exceeds my expectations. My husky is blowing her coat right now, meaning I'm sweeping the house twice a day. As a test, I brushed her inside and collected the fur from half of her body in one pile. Watch the video (GIF above) to see the vacuum make short work of it." β€”Rachel Senterfeit

    Get it from Amazon for $113.05 (available in black and white).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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