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    28 Things That'll Make You Feel Less Like A Trash Human In 2019

    Look, I'm just trying to improve by like 5% this year, ok?

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    1. An eight-pack of Skyn Iceland's firming eye gels to de-puff your under eyes like nothing else can. These gels are so refreshing as they firm and tone (especially if you store them in the fridge). You'll be reaching for a pair of these after a late night.

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    Worth every penny, especially if you put them in the fridge for extra cooling! Read my full review here for more on this and other Skyn Iceland products!

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $30.

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

    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.

    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 β€” it didn't get stuck and all the disgusting gross crap that came out of the sink drain!" β€”ExPatInAsia

    Get it from Amazon for $4.86.

    Get all the details in Hundreds Of People Love This Drain Snake, And The After Photos Have Me Gagging.

    3. 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!


    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." β€”Karen R. Starken

    Get it from Amazon for $6.89 (available in a pack of two).

    4. 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 2019 water-related resolutions., Amazon

    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!!" β€”Anna

    Get it from Amazon for $11.29.

    5. A jar of Aztec Secret's clay mud mask to help clear up your skin and feel better about your skincare routine in general as well.

    Promising review: "I have dealt with hormonal cystic acne for years. Even after being prescribed medication to help with the acne, I would still get some breakouts around my period and occasionally throughout my cycle. This product changed everything. I use it every night in addition to my normal routine." β€”Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95 (available in two sizes).

    Find out more about this magical product in this BuzzFeeder's post, This Clay Mask Basically Vacuums Out Your Pores, And BRB I'm Going To Bathe In It.

    6. A set of four packing cubes so you can pack like an adult in 2019 instead of doing what I do, which is shove everything in there at the last minute and pray.

    Promising review: "I am officially sold on packing cubes!! These things are amazing! I can 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!" β€”Tiffany

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $24.99 (available in eight colors).

    7. A bottle of wood polish to turn your run-down furniture and floors into stunning pieces you'll want to show off to everyone. Adulthood!,

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." β€”Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48 (available in three sizes).

    8. A shirt folding board so you actually fold your laundry when it comes out of the dryer instead of clumping it all in a "clean pile" and procrastinating until the next laundry day.

    Promising review: "My husband can not stop folding t-shirts! He looks forward to doing laundry now. It's a great product and so easy to store and use!" β€”Krista

    Not relatable to me at all...πŸ‘€

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in seven colors).

    9. 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.

    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." β€”Rachaelm

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $2.97 (also available in a pack of five).

    10. A bottle of Ecotools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo that'll clean your favorite tools so well they look how they did when you *first* brought them home. Clean makeup brushes = fewer breakouts, people!

    Promising review: "Well, I can happily say that this cleaner does a bang-up job! My brushes were saturated with old color, to the point that I thought I might need to spring for a new set. Aside from just looking bad, though, all that old color was probably affecting pigment and application any time I used them. A little of this cleaner, a handful of seconds working it in and rinsing, and my brushes look practically as good as the day I bought them! Saved me a ton of money on new brushes, and it didn't take away from my being-lazy time!" β€”ysar

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79 (available in cleansing cloths).

    11. An iRoller to keep your monitor, laptop, and smartphone screens nice and smudge free in 2019.

    Promising review: "This actually works! It is surprisingly quick and easy to use. I feel like it's going to last for a long time. Attached are some before and after pictures. Although you can use a microfiber cloth that folds up into the size of a penny, this you can also fit right into your pocket and after a few rolls, the job's done!" β€”C. L. Clancy

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 available in two sizes).

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

    Promising review: "I hate to recall how many new iPhone chargers and MacBook power bricks I've had to buy over the years as the originals gradually frayed at the connector ends until they stopped working altogether. These inexpensive little coils wind right around the connector base and first half inch or so of the cord to keep it from bending and ultimately breaking at the join. Genius." β€”ElleNWC

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $8.97 (available in three color combos).

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


    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!" β€”auntylizzy

    Get a pack from Amazon for $12.37 (available in four sizes).

    14. A cap cage so when you finally wash your dirty hats they'll keep their shape. 2019 is gonna be filled with next-level problem solving.


    Promising review: "Works like a charm! It's given new life to my favorite baseball caps, some of which, I'm sad to report, have suffered tragically in washing machine incidences. Never would I have considered the dishwasher, but Ballcap Buddy said yes, so I tried it, and not only did my caps get clean, but they retained their shape. It's a perfect way to wash a baseball cap. Different styles, different colors and materials...all came out the same: Looking good." β€”Mcharmony

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49 (available in a pack of two).

    15. A pack of divider sticky notes to help you organized your thoughts and keep you on track. Divide and conquer those final exams!


    Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. They come in a booklet, with a clear cover over and a card-like paper with a blue mandala pattern at the back, which is really neat and beautiful. The colors are quite neon and bright and look exactly as the picture shows. The tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle, and are 2.4 cm or about 0.8 inches in length. The paper note itself is 14.8 cm or 5.8 inches in length. They came in neatly and safely packaged, with no dirt or paper creasing in sight." β€”Malik

    Get a single pack from Amazon for $3.71 (available in packs of 1–12).

    16. An organizer for your desk so you can keep books and trinkets at your desk in a clean and personable way.


    Promising review: "I’m very happy with this purchase. It looks very 'finished' and good quality. It took me 20 minutes to assemble it, and the directions were very easy to follow." β€”Danielle

    I have this on my desk at work! It keeps everything so clean and I get to keep all my favorite books right where I can see them. It only took 15 minutes to put together and all the pieces you need are included. So easy! Seriously one of my favorite purchases on Amazon.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    17. A fabric defuzzer to make all of your run-down sweaters, throw pillows, and furniture look like they just came from the store.


    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." β€”Sydney

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

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

    18. A TubShroom drain protector that'll prevent you from standing in a shower puddle of your own filth. Ew. You can shower me with thanks later!


    What did I say about 2019 being the year of unclogged drains?!

    Promising review: "I used to have to throw out expensive hair traps that sit over top of the drain after only a few weeks because you could never really get them fully clean. But not this thing! The genius is that the hair and scum get wrapped around the tubular part that sits down inside the drain. Why spend time and elbow grease really cleaning something like this just to avoid having something ugly down in your shower? This takes care of it; the top stays clean and it's all you ever see. No offensive soap-scum." β€”Amazon Customer

    For more reasons why we are obsessed with this clever product, check out our Tubshroom review.

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

    19. A mini fabric steamer, because such a small detail can make a WORLD of difference when it comes to how professional and put-together you look.

    Promising review: "I purchased this so that I could avoid ironing as much as possible. It does get rid of the wrinkles rather well. I don't go to work looks like a garbage person." β€”Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    Check out a BuzzFeed editor's review of this steamer to find out more.

    20. A wine vacuum stopper for those nights you think about finishing the whole bottle of wine before bed but decide not to. Yay! More wine for later!

    Promising review: "Plenty of people think, 'why would I ever open a bottle of wine and not finish it?' You're probably correct (and we would probably be good friends). But this can do so much more. If your friends come over and pop some prosecco, the Vacu Vin can keep that thing bubbly until the end of the night. It also works with hard alcohols should you lose the cap (in drunken confusion). I highly recommend having one of these on hand. Even for that rare occasion that your friends accidentally open two bottles of wine at once!" β€”Thad Phallinger

    Get it from Amazon for $17.24 (available in eight varieties).

    Read more about why people are obsessed with this wine stopper in the BuzzFeed post: If You Like Wine, Boy Do You Need This Vacuum-Sealing Bottle Stopper.

    21. A drawer organizer so you can actually find your fave pair of socks and get out the door ON TIME for once!

    Promising review: "No matter how neatly I fold my bras and underwear, they always seem to become a big jumble in the drawer. These organizers are perfect for keeping everything in place, and you won't forget about those items you own that end up buried at the back." β€”M. Hanson

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in two colors).

    22. A pack of BootRescue cleaning wipes because your favorite pair of leather or suede shoes need some attention after they got stained from the salted snow., Amazon

    Promising review: "Worked perfectly on black suede booties. Splattered some creamy soup on them two months ago. Couldn't find anything that removed the stain. Tried these wipes as a last ditch effort. I can't believe it, they look brand new!! Stains came right out with very little effort." β€”AAD

    Get it from Amazon for $8.27 (available in a resealable pack).

    23. A bottle of Mavala Stop to help curb your nail-biting habit with a coat of something nasty. This will literally leave a bad taste in your mouth., Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been a nail biter for at least 15 years and have tried yet again to break the habit. This polish tastes horrible and definitely stops me from biting. When you use it I would suggest keeping a drink near by for the first couple times you try to bite your nails. Also be careful when eating finger foods because you can accidentally get a little taste. I would buy again, and recommend to anyone trying to stop biting their nails or for thumb suckers. The polish is a clear coat but does give your nails a shine." β€”Megan Range

    Get it from Amazon $12.25.

    Find out more about this product in This Miracle Polish Just Might Get You To Stop Biting Your Nails.

    24. A set of labeled clothing dividers that'll make getting ready in the morning and finding ~just the right~ outfit, less of a stressful endeavour.


    Promising review: "This is one of those products you don't know you need until you have it. I love how organized my closet is. It also helps you know what you have. It makes it easy to see the items you may be hoarding. I didn't even realize I had capri pants until I stared organizing with these. I could have been wearing them all summer." β€”Michelle

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $11.99 (four font options available).

    25. A disposable toilet cleaning kit designed to clean the crap outta your toilet bowl. Literally.

    Are you grossed out by the fact that your old toilet brush is sitting in literal filth? Then this scrubber kit is for you. It includes a wand, storage caddy, and six refill sponges, the latter of which you could THROW OUT after just one use.

    Promising review: "Nothing could be easier than this. Just swish and toss! The soft squishy sponge gets under the rim easily, unlike a stiff brush. The best part, of course, is that you dispose of the sponge after just one use. No more keeping that dirty brush under the bathroom sink! This system is a keeper and I bought one for every bathroom in my house." β€”Carol Lynn

    Get this kit from Amazon for $8.88.

    26. A wine stain remover that'll magically erase all kinds of spills us trash-humans get on us (like coffee, blood, ink, and marinara sauce).


    Promising review: "Lo and behold! I completely cleaned the window sills, the window shades, the baseboards, the walls and the carpeting! You cannot even tell it happened. No stains or color change to the carpet or the walls or the white painted surfaces. Before you try or use anything, buy this. It cannot be beat! I was afraid I might have to hire a professional to clean the carpet and that I might have to completely repaint walls, but no." β€”Sharon Hamilton

    Get a bottle on Amazon for $5.92.

    27. 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.,

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oils blotting sheets because they're life savers. THESE ARE AMAZING. Great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I used to use Clean & Clear sheets or knock offs of the same thing but I'll never go back. Give these a try they are completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. No negative things to say at all." β€”Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $6.60.

    Check out our in-depth look for more!

    28. A 100% natural soy wax candle meant for anyone with a pet in their home so they can eradicate those funky smells that come along with those adorable faces.


    Promising review: "Best candle on the market! If you have pets or not, this candle lasts such a long time and the scents are not sweet and overpowering. If your trying mask an odor or just want a beautiful smelling home. This candle is what you want. I use nothing else. I LOVE THEM!"β€”P. Jarrett

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    Find out more about this product in this Pet House candle review.

    Us bettering ourselves in 2019:

    Bob's Burgers

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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