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    32 Clever Products That'll Help You Feel Ready For Anything In 2020

    "I'm readyyyyy" — SpongeBob and you in 2020.

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    1. A seven-pack of insect traps you stick into your plant pot to trap any unwanted bugs flying around your indoor garden, because all of a sudden it's spring!

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    Promising review: "Holy cow, these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately I added a new house plant, plus re-potted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Get a pack of seven from Amazon for $5.14.

    2. A set of clip-on bangs, because you're ready for change, but not permanent change. Now's your chance to see what you'd look like before the big commitment!

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    Promising review: "I had very LOW expectations for this. I accidentally cut my bangs too short the other night because my puppy distracted me mid cut. I thought it would be funny to buy this and wear it one day. I got it for laughs mostly, not really expecting it to look normal. AND OMG I AM SHOCKED! First of all, it's the exact same shade as my hair color. It was super easy to put on. The hair feels soft and realistic. I am so beyond amazed. So far, no one has been able to tell that the bangs are fake! I love them!" —Jrod

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99 (available in 23 colors).

    3. A pack of peel-and-stick cable clips for keeping your computer and charging cords untangled and off the floor so you're ready to charge your devices during work, or right before bed without getting on the ground to hunt for fallen cables.

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    Promising review: "It was always a pain to reach down the side of my bed to reach my chargers, not to mention the wad of cables I’d have to sift through just to charge my phone. I finally searched for a solution and came across these. They’re great! They’re really easy to stick on and they stay in place. I haven’t had an issue of them falling off. Whenever I need to charge a device they’re right next to me, easy to reach and untangled. I definitely recommend!" —Nelis Perez

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $6.96.

    4. A comfy, memory foam chair cushion so you can lower your back pain levels by working on your posture. Now you're ready for longer hours at work after having some time off.

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    Promising review: "Works great, helps to relieve some pressure from sitting. This is a great memory foam cushion for office chairs or your couch. You really can feel the difference. This is thick, and feels like it will last for a really long time. I've been using mine for a couple of weeks and already feel a little better. The cover is removable for washing, and the stitching is done really well. I recommend this to anyone who has to sit for more than a few hours." —phillygirl

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    5. A wireless charging stand for anyone who is always forgetting their phone charger at home (me). Plus, you can glance at notifications and see if it's important without picking up your phone for long periods of distraction!

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    Compatible with iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, Galaxy Note, and other Qi-enabled devices.

    Promising review: "My phone charge level used to be very low most of the time because I use phone very frequently in office and often I forget to connect the charger back. This wireless charger completely solved my problem because it also serves as a convenient phone stand. Placing the phone back in the charger is extremely easy and effortless. So my hand automatically places my phone back in this charger after I use the phone. Now since most of the time my phone is connected with this simple and convenient wireless charger my phone charge level is never low. I am a happy customer." —SimpleShop

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    6. A 60-minute visual timer for anyone who has trouble focusing and needs a visual reminder that time is passing by while performing daily tasks at home, school, or work. Just set a time, and get back to work!

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    I have ADHD and have used various tools throughout my education to keep me organized and on-task. This is one of the best. I personally set 30 minute increments for any given task, an hour becomes too much time and I get side-tracked. It’s not that I must finish my task in 30 minutes, but rather I am kept aware of time passing in the first place and that helps me stay focused. The red film that disappears is a necessary visual representation of time that really makes this clock better than just a timer on my phone. I keep it within view and whenever I feel my mind trailing off I can quickly glance up and say, “oh wow that was 10 minutes of distraction, better get back into it."

    Get it from Amazon for $28.76 (available in two sizes).

    7. A sea sickness wristband so you can finally be ready for all motion-related adventures. Now you can go deep sea fishing, sail off the coast of Greece, and take a Disney cruise without throwing up every time.

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    The white dot forms a ball on the inside of the bracelet, which puts pressure on the nerve in your wrist that communicates to your brain that you're nauseous. It disrupts that message!

    Promising review: "I have bought this for the third time. Not only is it a great idea, I wear them 24 hours a day seven days a week. I suffer from extreme vertigo and having these on I have no vertigo whatsoever. They say not to wear them all the time but I say screw them if it works, do it!" —C51

    Get four wristbands from Amazon for $15.99.

    8. A pair of amber-tinted glasses for anyone who spends hours in front of a computer. These'll rescue your tired eyes by minimizing eye strain caused by blue light emitted from digital screens and fluorescent lighting.

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    Promising review: "These glasses are great. They look sharp, and they're not tinted so much that they alter color perception. I work in an office setting and after just one day of wearing these glasses, I noticed an improvement in my eye health. My eyes no longer hurt, water, itch, or feel bleached out after staring at a computer screen for hours on end. Highly recommended!" —Ariele Monzo

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in seven sizes).

    9. A portable bug bite suction tool that'll reduce the itching and swelling your body is experiencing after a mosquito, bee, or wasp sting.

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    The suction can be pretty strong so use caution and try a small amount of suction first and work your way up if necessary.

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) — immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    Get two from Amazon for $18.95.

    10. A pack of four toe separators so bunions and overlapping toes won't stop you from wearing your new favorite pair of shoes.

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    Promising review: "These are absolutely a Godsend! It is a great alternative to bunion surgery. My second toe was creeping over my big toe and at times causing spasms. These have made all the difference in the world! I am a very satisfied customer. Worth every penny! They are very comfortable to wear even with your shoes or sandals on."—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    11. A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food spikes that'll feed your indoor flowers and plants for up to two months to help keep them healthy and taken care of, because you weren't ready to be a plant parent until this changed the game.

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    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don't flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.95.

    12. A waterproof phone pouch so your essentials stay safe on every vacation you take. While it's in the bag, you can totally still use it and take tons of amazing photos UNDER WATER! This reviewer tested it with a piece of paper and it's 100% dry.

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    It fits Google, Samsung, and Apple devices, including the iPhone XS Max.

    Promising reviews: "I purchased this case in July for an upcoming canoe trip with a friend, and as luck would have it, we flipped our canoe about an hour from our pick up point. My ID and my debit card ended up at the bottom of the river. Fast forward to earlier this week. I was contacted via Facebook by an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office diver and guess what he found? Yup, my phone case with all of the contents intact and dry as a bone! He had to cut the case open, but there was not one single drop of water in it and he ended up purchasing a case for himself, because he was just that impressed! I’m not one who is easily impressed by much of anything anymore, but if you are planning a trip and need a waterproof case, this is the one to get!" —Julie McDonald

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 11 colors).

    Check out our full review of this waterproof phone pouch (#5)!

    13. A purse organizer so when you're going about your *busy life* you can easily (and quickly!) find your phone, wallet, keys, etc.

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    Let me get into just how many pockets this thing has. There are 13 pockets total, three exterior pockets, ten interior. There is a singly detachable pocket in the middle so you can use it as a separate wallet if needed. And finally there is a long felt key chain attached that'll help you find your keys right way, each time.

    Promising review: "This thing is great! I have a large bag I use as a carry-on when I fly by plane. Unfortunately it has very few pockets and is just like a bottomless pit. This fit in perfectly. I was able to organize all my items quite well. They were easy to retrieve in flight and in the airport. I didn't use the zipper compartment at all, but did put that piece in to use it as a divider. It is well-made and sturdy. Be sure to measure your inner bag space first!" —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (available in 13 colors and six sizes).

    14. A FlexiSnake drain cleaner that'll remove nasty clogged hair quickly and painlessly — no more harsh chemicals down the drain, or waiting impatiently for that sink puddle to disappear.

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    It has *4000* hooks and loops and can extend 18 inches. Plus, there's no need to disassemble the stopper, because this is skinny enough to fit in any drain. Check out our full closer look!

    Promising review: "The plunger would solve the problem for one or two days max, then it would be back to standing water. Nothing was fixing our bathroom drain issues in the sink AND the tub. The tub was getting so bad that it was dangerous to stand in the shower, because the gross scum buildup made the tub so slippery. Then I ordered this. I was convinced we were going to have to hire a plumber to rip out the whole bathroom to find the problem. We dealt with these horrible drain issues for months. I could not believe — it didn't get stuck and all the disgusting gross crap that came out of the sink drain!" —expatinaasia

    Get it from Amazon for $4.86.

    15. A non-slip fridge liner so your can give yourself an added layer of protection against leaky food. We don't know exactly what 2020 will hold, but we can assume by now it'll be a little messy.

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    Simply remove and clean in the sink! IDC what people say, I will and I ~have~ cried over spilt milk. You can cut to fit any sizes and shapes you need!

    Promising review: "I bought this liner to line my refrigerator shelves. I like how this roll is big enough to line my whole refrigerator. I needed to get a sharper scissor to cut this liner cleanly. It makes it easier to clean the refrigerator and I can just remove it to wash it." —Peter

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $8.89.

    16. A weekly pill organizer so you can be a responsible adult and take your medicine and vitamins daily (and when you're supposed to)! Might be hard to swallow, but this is super important.

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    Promising review: "I have had this for a few months now. I don’t think I’ve missed any medicine since I started using it. I am on ten different meds which I take several times a day. This is perfect. I love that I can put the day in my purse or pocket and I am set for the day." —Karen R. Starken

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in a pack of two).

    17. A set of four packing cubes for any last-minute trips you might have this year. With these, you can fit everything you'll need so you don't feel panicked and unorganized.

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    I recently bought these for myself and I cannot stress enough how much SPACE I SAVED by using them. I was able to pack, I kid you not, DOUBLE the amount of clothing for my trip. Should I have? Probably not. Did I take full advantage of it? Yes, I did. I truly feel like I won against life on this one!

    Promising review: "I am officially sold on packing cubes!! These things are amazing! I can't believe I've been packing without them my whole life. I packed my clothes, shoes, and toiletry bag for a 10-day trip to Europe (full contents listed below). I packed them as I normally would first, and then packed them in the packing cubes. There was so much more room after packing in the cubes!" —Tiffany

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $24.99 (available in eight colors).

    18. A water bottle that'll track the amount you drink in a day with colorful movable rings so you'll be ready to meet those 2020 water-related resolutions.

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    Promising review: "Best $11 I’ve ever spent. I used to hate drinking water throughout the day and could never remember to do it, but this bottle turns water intake into a game. I have increased my daily water intake by over 5x without even thinking about it, and I feel so much happier and healthier. Don’t even think twice about this purchase. It is SO worth it!!" —Anna

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98.

    19. A visually stunning hanger stacker so you can spend an entire Sunday spring cleaning your closet for five hours, and end up with long-term organizational solutions. Only grown-ups brag about this kind of stuff.

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    Promising review: "The struggle with hangers has been real for quite some time, I wish I would have known about this thing sooner! This has saved me a TON of room and hassle!"—Kara

    Get it from Amazon for $18.30.

    20. A bag of Bottle Bright tablets that'll clean your bottles, plastic containers, mugs, and everything else, with no scrubbing required. We love an all-natural, no-hassle way to clean!

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    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    Check out our closer look of these Bottle Bright tablets!

    21. A pack of makeup-remover cloths to gently and effectively remove all the makeup that's been soaking into your pores throughout the day. This will help minimize breakouts and also make you feel generally cleaner before bed each night. Try not to sleep in your makeup like you did all of 2019!

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical of these, but now I'm pretty sure they're what Mulan's outfit was made of when she wiped her makeup off on her sleeve in the movie. Even totally dry they're pretty impressive about taking all of my makeup (including waterproof eyeliner and mascara) in a couple swipes. I like to use a little micellar water to make my skin feel a little cleaner. It's nice not to burn through so many cotton pads." —Rachaelm

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $6.99 (also available in a pack of five).

    22. A bottle of earwax removal drops that'll do all the hard work for you. Gone are the days of using five cotton swabs just to get nothing out, even though you know there's still wax in there! Now you can hear when your mom says, "You're doing amazing sweetie!"

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    Promising review: "I've been having ear hearing, clogged issues for a month. My ear would not drain properly and it was frustrating me very much. I bought this product and used it twice and I could hear again. This is by far the best ear cleaning product ever! Highly recommended!" —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.60.

    23. A pack of 36 hydrocolloid acne absorbing patches to put on any unwanted pimples (are any pimples wanted?) overnight and — WOW — say goodbye to pus, oil, and inflammation in the morning.

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    Promising review: "I’m a 47-year-old woman who has adult cystic acne for 12 years. Four months ago I got the worst cystic zit of my life. It kept closing up and then refilling. I was so depressed and researched these dots online. I paid for next day shipping and was amazed how great they work! They were able to drain the zit and keep it draining so it couldn’t close and refill and get big and angry. They dots filled up so much I ran out and when I went to reorder they were back ordered so I had to order another brand. The other brand was a couple of dollars cheaper but they did not work as well. Get these! Seriously they really were a GODsend!" —auntylizzy

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $12.50 (available in four sizes).

    24. A fabric defuzzer, because your in-laws are making an unexpected visit to your home and this tool will make all of your fuzzy sweaters, throw pillows, and worn down furniture look like they just came from the store.

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    Promising review: "Hi, I’m obsessed. I can’t stop. I should send this back. I’ve started asking if my neighbors need anything de-pilled. I’m going to buy one of these for everyone in my life. Everyone needs to own this. Take it away from me." —Sydney

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99. (available in five colors).

    Check out more about this awesome product in the BuzzFeed post, This Magical Fabric Defuzzer Will Absolutely Change Your Life.

    25. A pack of charcoal oil-absorbing tissues to confront your oily T-zone in the fastest manner possible. They're super absorbent and will be your go-to for years to come.

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    Promising review: "From greasy to matte in seconds! I love how well these work and how big the sheets are. They absorb the access oil on my skin without removing my makeup. Glad I bought these, you will be, too." —Jessica Ellis

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.95 .

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's closer look at these oil absorbing tissues!

    26. A flexible cable protector so you can prevent your charging cord from fraying after, like, two weeks. We all wish we bought this about three chargers ago, but now's your chance.

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    Promising review: "I am always breaking my cables so I got these little protectors for all my wires, what a great bang for the buck. There are plenty in a package, it was enough for all my cables and I had some left over for the future."—Erica

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $5.59.

    27. A 15-pack of meal-prep containers to feel ready to start your new decade off with some better habits if you're trying to stop ordering in multiple times a week.

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    These are microwave-, dishwasher-, and freezer-safe!

    Promising review: "These containers have been a life saver for me. I recently am doing the keto diet and prep is a huge part of success, not only for me but my husband as well for packed lunches for work. The size is perfect to fit in lunch boxes and store in the ice box. Isn't too tall, making wasted space. I cook and freeze as well and they hold up great. All around this was a great buy! Storage containers are expensive with most not holding up in the microwave very long and leaving stains; not the case with these at all." —Paula

    Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $18.56 (available in three bulk sizes).

    28. A (Sriracha-included) keychain set so you can always have *in case of emergency* hot sauce in your bag. Swag.

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    Promising review: "This is the second time I've bought this item. I owned one and kept it on my keychain for a very long time. It's helped me out on hikes, family reunions, Thanksgiving dinners, job interviews. It's amazing how many times bland foods need a good kick in the rooster." —Suspense

    Get the set from Amazon for $19.99.

    29. A windshield cover to protect your car from the stormy weather ahead. It'll also get you to work on time, because you won't be scraping ice and snow off your windshield!

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    It wraps around your wheels so it won't come off or let snow underneath!

    Promising review: "This is the best thing I could have ever bought! I bought one for myself, my mom, and my sister. New England just got slammed with a Nor'easter, and let me tell you...this thing works! It only took about five minutes to put on my car, and like five seconds to get it off this morning. No snow or ice anywhere on the wiper well or windshield. I highly recommend this!" —Shelley

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95 (available in three sizes and two colors).

    30. A migraine headache stick so anyone who gets headaches out of nowhere will feel a sigh of relief when they find this in their bag.

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    Promising review: "Years ago a massage therapist I went to used a cream at my temples that helped greatly with headaches & nausea. I have tried to find that scent for years. THIS IS IT! I use it daily on my temples & the back of neck just below my hairline. It helps 100% with the nausea I suffer from meds I take. Many of my headaches I can prevent from going to a migraine by applying again at start of headache. I take so many meds because of autoimmune disease's that I like not having to pop another pill for my headaches. I am the most skeptical person you will find when it comes to homeopathic or oils etc., but this works!" —DVS

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Read more about this life-changing product in our review, Attention, Headache Sufferers: This Essential Oil Stick Will Change Your Damn Life.

    31. A cascading file wall to keep all the important bills, receipts, photographs, and mail you have strewn about the house organized and in one place — and easy to find later on.

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    Promising review: "It was time to declutter the office work room counters, looking for replacements for the standard wire desktop file folder sorter that we were using to hold various forms. After endless days of looking at wall file folder pockets that were hideously expensive, I stumbled across this and instantly knew my search was over! This item is beautiful on the wall; it lays virtually flat vs. standard wall pockets that protrude. I wish I had more empty walls so I could buy more. And the price can't be beat." —MamaK

    Check out This Hanging Wall Organizer Will Basically Get Your Life Together For Under $15 for more info.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.26 (available in four colors).

    32. A pack of moldable glue to have on hand for all emergencies, whether it's repairing frayed cords, or even patching up pots and pans. It's so versatile you can't go wrong with having this stuff around the house!

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    Fun facts: It's waterproof, heat- and cold-resistant, durable, flexible, shock-resistant and electrically insulating (up to 24 volts). It sets strong and in place by turning into a durable, tactile silicone rubber overnight!

    Promising review: "This thing has so many uses! I keep buying this over and over. I've used this moldable glue to mount things, organize wiring in stereo cabinets, stop rattles (my license plate rattled when closing the trunk and two little balls of Sugru to the back of plate did the trick), and I've even made tool hangers in the garage with it." —fastrnu

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $19.95

    When you're well prepared for everything and 2020 is shook.

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