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    24 Products That’ll Help Solve Very Specific Problems

    I've got 99 problems and they're all extremely specific.

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    1. A comfort seat cushion to upgrade your office setup because the biggest problem you have right now is your butt going numb after a few hours of not leaving your home office chair.

    a person sitting on the cushion

    Promising review: "I have been using the seat pillow for two weeks now, and it has done what it advertises. It has reduced pain, held up up well, and maintained its shape." —Icarus Rising

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95 (originally $39.95; available in five colors).

    2. A bamboo burner cover that'll magically double as a cutting board. It'll give you more counter space than you ever imagined was possible for years to come.

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    OK so I just bought this for my own tiny apartment (pictured above) and OMG you guys. Life = changed. Food = chopped. Counter space = doubled. I mean the math is all there.

    Promising review: "This is so perfect for extra space. It covers the top of my apartment-sized stove so I can then use my stove space for my Instant Pot and food prep. The best space-saving and cosmetic thing I have ever gotten for this tiny apartment." —Talyn Amber Skye

    Get it from Amazon for $24.75+ (available in six sizes and styles).

    3. A HoMedics air purifier for removing allergens, pet dander, smoke, dust, mold, pollen, and all those things around your home that your nose might find offensive.

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    I have this (pictured above) and it's SUPER great to have in my small NYC apartment. It does such a great job of minimizing the dust that used to collect, and I totally wake up more refreshed and my face isn't as puffy or irritated from bad air quality anymore.

    Get it from Amazon for $116.99+ (available in four sizes and also in black).

    4. A set of two vinyl furniture scratch guards so your pets will finally get the message that your really expensive couch is not their really expensive toy.

    A side by side showing a damaged leg of the couch next to the protected side un-touched

    Promising review: "I purchased these because my destructive cats tore up two sofas. I purchased a new sofa and didn't want to go down that road again if I could help it. I have already tried sprays, calming scent diffusers, and double sided tape. None of these worked. I put these on two sofas and so far my cats have left them alone. I have had them on for a couple of months. Of course, you can see them but they have an obvious purpose. They attach by screw in fasteners with a spiral pin. I haven't had any problem with rips from these. They needed tightening a couple of times, but that is it." —Kristy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90+ (available in six sizes).

    5. A ceiling fan metal pull chain with two pulleys, because you've spent the last few years guessing which chain turns on the light and which turns on the fan. Plus, if you're short like me, these are great for extending the chain a bit so you can actually reach them now.,

    Promising review: "Not only can I finally tell which pull chain works with which function, but since I added them to the ends of my existing pull chains it's no longer necessary for my ancient 5-foot-1-inch carcass to stand on tiptoe just to reach the blasted pulls. Last time I ended up with a stress fracture in my foot. NOT fun." —La Donna Bucket

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    6. A set of five soft silicone eyeglass sleeves so you can quickly say goodbye to any discomfort you've been experiencing on your temples from your new set of lenses.

    A model showing the glasses resting with the silicone cover on the back of their ear

    Promising review: "Just got them maybe five minutes ago and put them on my glasses. Instantly 10,000% more comfortable. Didn't know what to expect as I've worn glasses my whole life and never had an issue but these new glasses were giving me a terrible soreness on just one ear. I put them on both sides just because and such an immediate improvement!" —mommabug

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    7. A pack of Crest 3D whitening strips to lighten your smile and remove up to 14 years of teeth stains so you'll really shine in your next Zoom meeting.,

    Promising review: "Highly recommended!!!! I am stunned by the results of this product!! I really wanted to whiten my teeth but professional treatments are so expensive. I decided to go ahead and give this a try. I used exactly as directed every day for the full 20 days, and my husband kept telling me how white my teeth were getting. It's hard to tell when you look in the mirror everyday, but I knew there was improvement. Then, I looked at the 'before' and 'after' photos and I was amazed. Love this product!!!" —beaufam

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95.

    8. A set of light-dimming sheets because someone kept looking at their very bright alarm clock and thought, "there's gotta be a way to rid my life of glare!" And then they invented this thing. Glare be gone!

    A clock with the light dimming sheet over it showing that it's dimmer now

    Pack comes with two large light-dimming sheets (cut to fit your needs)!

    Promising review: "What a time to be alive. I was lying awake at night wishing there was something I could do to make my hellish alarm clock less bright. I was really pleasantly surprised when I found out this product existed. I'm SO HAPPY that it does. I seriously don't know where my fiancé bought this alarm clock, but it has four brightness settings and they range from light house search light to surface of the sun. I cut one of these sheets and smoothed it over the display and it's AMAZING. I can still read the clock during the day, but at night it's now just the right brightness so I can see the time, but not burn my retinas when I crack my eyes open in the middle of the night." —Tiffany Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    9. A drain cover that'll add up to 5 inches of extra tub water by blocking the drain holes for a more relaxing and deeper soak every time.

    A before and after of a bathtub filled as far as it can be filled without the cover and then with the cover which is about 3-4 inches higher

    Promising review: "This is a great item to add to your bath time routine! I usually take a bath once or twice a week as a way to unwind, but the tubs in my house aren't very deep and the water drains through the overflow drain very quickly. This makes it so that the water stays in and you won't have to choose what part of your body to keep under the warm water. It's easy to use and install; it just takes a few seconds to make sure all of the suction cups are in place." —Karen B.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in four colors).

    10. An ergonomic mesh office chair because you're absolutely done (and I mean done!) with using your dining room chair as a desk chair.,

    Promising review: "What can I say? These chairs are great. Being forced to work from home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, my fiance and I scrambled to find solutions that would quickly help us setup a home office so we could work more efficiently and not sit on chairs that would kill our backs. These fit the bill!" —JE

    Get it from Amazon for $47.98+ (available in four colors)

    11. An under-the-desk foot rest so for any short peeps like me out there, your feet can stop feeling restless. Its ergonomic design and massaging micro beads can help improve your posture and reduce back and leg pain.

    Bonus points: It's reversible so you can have a rounded foot rest or a flat one depending on your preference!

    Promising review: "I'm very short (4'11") and this foot rest makes a big difference in my leg comfort while at my desk working on the computer. I appreciate that it is adjustable too." —Murphy

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95

    12. A magnetic paper towel holder so you can clear space on your kitchen counter and use the empty space on your magnetic fridge.


    Promising review: "I love this. It’s perfect for my small kitchen. I hate having stuff on the counters since my kitchen is so small. I used it vertically instead of horizontally. Works perfectly and it is sturdy." —Laura Caballero

    Get it from Amazon for $15.59.

    13. A teeny tiny toenail brace that'll flatten out your nail and help prevent or correct an ingrown toenail.


    The kit comes with 10 toenail braces and the materials needed to apply it. Results should be seen in one to three days!

    Promising review: "I never realized how curved my toenails were. I thought the pain I had was just normal and a fact of life. Only when I read about the Curve Correct product did I realize that I had a major problem and that it could be resolved! Now I'm on the way to normal, flat toenails that DON'T grow curved into my skin!" —Jamie H.

    Get the kit from Amazon for $44.99.

    14. A 6-in-1 MacBook adapter, because even though Apple doesn't have room for USB ports on their laptops anymore you still have a lot of accessories and memory cards that just might require them.

    a slim adaptor with extra ports than comes with the mac

    Promising review: "I just bought this product two days ago and was honestly surprised by the size. It’s very small, which is great because I didn’t want anything big and bulky. It has a lot of different ports, which is absolutely amazing. I would recommend this product to anyone looking for these kind of ports especially since it’s very lightweight and slim." —Onyinye Okeke

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (originally $22.99).

    15. A set of bedsheet suspenders that'll clip and grip your sheets so they stay secure, because you toss and turn in your sleep, and by the time the sun rises, your bedsheets are halfway on the floor.

    a before and after of the suspenders locking down a bed sheet

    Promising review: "Say goodbye to rearranging your fitted sheet every morning! My boyfriend sleeps like he’s rolling down a hill so every morning I would wake up to the scratchy feel of my mattress cover because my soft silk fitted sheet was all over the place. Thanks to these bed bands, our sheets stay put no matter what. The only way for your fitted sheet to come off is if you manually remove these first. I wish I would have bought this so much sooner." —Khalysee

    Get four bands from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A bracelet holder so you can fasten your jewelry quickly and without the annoyance of the chain slipping off your wrist JUST as you were about to clamp it shut.

    A person using the product in pink

    Promising review: "I can't believe I've waited this long to buy one of these. My eyesight is failing (including my depth perception) so wearing bracelets has been difficult unless they are slip-on. This jewelry helper is easy to use. Now I can wear bracelets again." —Cat Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (also available in white).

    17. A beauty spatula designed to get every last drop of your expensive foundation, lipgloss, or lotion. Don't let a poorly designed bottle get you down!,

    Promising review: "What an amazing little tool! I'm always so frustrated that I can't get the last little bit of moisturizer, serum, or makeup out of the jar. This little spatula is tiny and is the perfect size and shape for reaching in and grabbing the dregs at the bottom or around the top." —DLS Jones

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    18. An upper back brace posture corrector so you can have some help keeping your shoulders back and your head tall so your posture doesn't suffer over time.

    a before and after showing the brace making their shoulders pull back upright

    Promising review: "I’m so glad to have come across this product! I didn’t even know these existed! I wish I’d found out about this sooner! I wear this about six to eight hours a day. It is very comfortable, doesn’t restrict any movement, and best of all, helps correct my posture." —Ena

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99

    19. An anti-fatigue mat designed with calculated terrain for keeping your feet moving so they don't get sore at your standing desk.,

    Promising review: "Bought this for my wife as she's been suffering with shoulder pain and has been trying all sorts to adapt her work environment to encourage better posture. This coupled with the Vari desk seems to be doing the trick." —Ian

    Get it from Amazon for $99.

    20. A pet hair remover roller, because the second you start sneezing your head off from dust and dog hair you'll be so glad to have this handy to save the day (and your nose).

    Added bonus! This product doesn't use sticky adhesive paper. The roller can be reused over and over again because of its high quality bristles that grab the hair like a brush!

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my crazy cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes but this is the only product that has ever COMPLETELY removed all the cat hair from my bed. I have a long-haired 20-lb. tabby and if you run your hands up his back a few times and fling the hair everywhere, it looks like it's snowing – he never stops shedding no matter what I do. After using the ChomChom, I can put on a black dress and roll around on my bed and not get a single hair on me. It's absolutely amazing. Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don't have a pet. I don't care; it's THAT good." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    21. A pair of oversized leaf scoops for your hands so you can clear your yard in record time (and make a plump leaf pile or two to jump in!). These are especially great if the leaves are wet and yucky.


    Promising review: "These scoops are FANTASTIC. They turned a rather physically daunting chore into a much easier one, not to mention we spend literally less than half of the time that we normally have spent gathering up all these leaves and acorns. We are going to purchase another pair for NEXT season!! Wonderful ingenious tool! A must-have for raking chores!" —JMB

    Get them from Amazon for $34.95.

    22. A Wi-Fi extender if you need your signal to reach every room in the house — including your home office, which is way way in the back.

    the extender with a phone held up next to it for scale, they are the same size roughly

    Promising review: "Easy to set up and works great! I have a total of two of these Wi-Fi extenders in my house and they really do work! Setup time is five minutes and you're good to go. Just make sure to put them in the opposite end of your home for it to work well and get the best coverage." —HG

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    23. A silicone adjuster that'll make your ring have a tighter fit the more loops you add. Now you can wear that ring that always slips off and for sure save you a trip to the jeweler.

    a sequence of images showing the adjuster being used on a ring and it fitting the person's finger better.

    Promising review: "I have skinny fingers with wide knuckles. I cannot take my engagement ring down even a half size — or else it won’t fit over the bone. After purchasing these very comfortable, very durable size adjusters, I had to order another pack! I never want to be without these! The coil adjusters are easy to put on the ring (it might take a minute to get the coil around the ring but you’ll get the hang of it) and the coils don’t come off unless you undo them manually — which is VERY easy to do. It doesn’t damage the ring, either. Thank you so much, whoever patented this! It’s a lifesaver! I also think it’s great because it prevents the back of the ring from getting scratched when you wear it." —Dee

    Get four from Amazon for $5.99.

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


    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 it from Amazon for $9.95.

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