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    41 Things That Must Have Been Designed By Geniuses

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    1. A transparent mouse and memo pad so you'll always have your to-do list ~on hand~ when you're at your desk.

    Model shows the different parts of the memo pad under the transparent mouse pad

    2. Some environmentally friendly ice melt made from pure lava rocks and nothing else! Now you can get batter traction on walkways and driveways *without* causing corrosion like salt and other traditional ice melts can.

    Model pouring the ice melt over snow and ice

    3. A doorstop with a built-in security alarm that'll 1) emit a loud, high-pitched sound when door pressure is applied and 2) prevent the door from opening or being pushed in. The alarm is loud enough to wake and alert the homeowner and possibly even neighbors so you can feel extra secure, and the whole device is tiny and portable so you can bring it with you when you travel too.

    The doorstop under a closed door

    4. A pack of super discreet lobe support patches to give your earlobes a little assistance holding up heavy earrings. The adhesive is totally clear and not noticeable at all, so no one even has to know!

    5. A slim webcam sliding cover that makes it easy to jump from privacy-mode straight into a video call so you can stop taking that old, worn out Post-it Note on and off of the lens every time you have to hop into a meeting. Plus, it's thinner than a credit card, so it won't keep your laptop from closing all the way.

    6. A wine purifier that removes histamines and sulfites (aka HEADACHE INGREDIENTS) from red, white, or sparkling vino. Just swirl it around in your glass before drinking to help alleviate wine-induced headaches and hangovers! And don't worry, it won't change the taste or the color, so even wine connoisseurs can enjoy using it. In fact, it's also a great way to restore opened, oxidized wine to its natural state so you can save the rest of that bottle you thought was gonna go to waste.

    People mixing the wine purifying sticks into three different types of wine

    7. Some reusable silicone cotton swabs so you can say good riddance to wasteful single-use ones. This pack includes six different tips designed for all your various swabby needs, and even comes with a handy, portable folding case with a mirror and cleaning brush so you can easily take them on the go.

    8. A Vicks portable nose inhaler to keep you breathin' easy on the go, because trying to get through your busy day with a clogged nose is no fun at all! Just inhale the refreshing vapors through each nostril as often as needed, and enjoy the ability to breathe through your nose — something we only realize we take for granted once it's all plugged up.

    The portable nose inhalers in their packaging

    9. A set of Bond Touch bracelets to help you and loved ones stay connected even when you're far apart. When you touch your bracelet, no matter where they are, they'll feel a vibration on their's to let them know you're thinking about them <3

    Two people holding hands and wearing the bracelets

    10. A leak-proof pet water bottle that makes it easy to keep your pooch hydrated on walks or long drives. The top even seals shut so you can throw it in your bag without worrying about spills.

    A little dog drinking from the water bottle

    11. A portable, cordless electric razor that's the perfect compact option to travel with. You can use it on both wet *and* dry skin, and the blades are specially designed to capture hair at all angles while preventing cuts and avoiding skin irritation.

    Reviewer holding the small, portable, cordless electric razor

    12. A portable ionic hairbrush to fight frizz to help you achieve shiny hair while reducing breakage. It even produces micro-vibrations that can help stimulate blood flow to the scalp and promote hair growth. Plus, it just feels really good!

    13. A super cool faux book display that's secretly hollow so you can use it to hide ugly cords and cables that don't really fit with the aesthetic of your space.

    Four photos which show how from the front, the display looks like a stack of books but from the back it&#x27;s actually empty

    14. A cruelty-free Glossier eyebrow gel to help thicken eyebrows and keep them in place without getting all stiff and flaky.

    15. A portable paw washer that'll help you keep your pup from tracking mud and snow all around your home after walks and potty time. The inside bristles are super soft, so your pooch won't mind the lil' paw massage, and the whole thing is easily portable so you can bring it to the dog park to keep your car from getting trashed on the way home.

    A dog dipping their visibly dirty paws into the paw washer and showing how clean they are after

    16. And some waterproof dog shoes to protect your puppers from cutting or irritating their paws on salt, ice, and snow. The shoes expand to fit their specific paw size and have two adjustable and reflective straps to ensure a tight fit.

    17. An amazingly effective, fume-free oven cleaner that'll tear through years and years of baked-on crud so all you have to do is easily wipe it clean.

    Before and after photo of a visibly dirty oven that looks perfectly clean after using the cleaner

    18. An Ecotools makeup-removing shampoo to make your dirty brushes, applicators, and sponges look like the day they were just born instead of being covered in a bunch of leftover residue you'd rather not rub all over your face.

    The visibly dark and dirty makeup sponge before using the shampoo and the same sponge visibly cleaner and its original color

    19. A garbage disposal foaming cleaner that'll help you get rid of that odor problem happening near the sink. You've tried using vinegar solutions, attempted to clear it by hand, and even considered replacing the whole dang thing, but have you tried these?? Get ready for your problem to be fixed with very little effort required on your part! This stuff will bubble and fizz through the odor-causing grime while you just stand back and wish you'd gotten it sooner.

    20. A jar of Aztec Secret clay mask to give those pores a *deep* cleansing, help clear breakouts, accelerate healing, and nourish your skin so it feels nice and refreshed.

    A before and after photo showing how the mask can reduce acne

    21. An innovative knit weighted blanket that's weighted naturally due to its chunky knit, unlike other weighted blankets that use artificial filling. This is much more stylish looking than the other options and is beyond snuggly!

    22. A creamy deep conditioner for anyone with 3a–4c hair looking for something that'll moisturize, add shine and smoothness, and leave curls feeling soft as a cloud!

    23. A Grace Eleyae satin-lined cap that just looks like a stylish and cozy hat until you realize it has a special satin interior that'll actually protect natural hair instead of damaging it. Its signature elastic band helps it stay on your head at night to help eliminate bedhead and fight frizz, plus it's fashionable enough to wear out!

    24. A fast-acting spot-removing spray that works so well, you won't have to go into a panic every time you have a destructive-looking spill. No rinsing or vacuuming necessary, just spray and blot, and it'll come right out!

    25. A bottle of Thayers witch hazel toner to tone and hydrate your skin with fresh-smelling rosewater, organic witch hazel extract, and soothing aloe vera. It can help keep acne under control while reducing redness and inflammation — but be sure to do a patch test before applying it to your entire face just to be on the safe side.

    26. A dip clip that attaches right to your car's air vent so you can easily squeeze a meal in on the road without spilling sauce all over the inside of your cup holder.

    Reviewer dunking a nugget into some sauce in the sauce holder

    27. Some nail and cuticle oil made from jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E that'll help soften cuticles and strengthen nails when used daily.

    Visibly rough nails before using the oil and the same nails looking smooth after using the oil

    28. A bottle of plant-powered vitamin C serum that's here to make your skin look radiant as ever! It can help lighten dark spots, fight off wrinkles, prevent UV damage, and increase skin firmness and elasticity without resorting to harsh chemicals or synthetic colors.

    A before and after photo of a reviewer&#x27;s skin with dark visibly lightened after using the serum

    29. A super cool floating bedside table so you can stop lining your bedroom floor with half-empty mugs just waiting to be knocked over. It takes up less space than a regular night stand, and easily attaches to your bed frame so you can keep your essentials within reach at all times.

    30. A bidet toilet attachment because the time has come to ~bidet~ sincere farewell to fully relying on toilet paper. This attachment is easy to install (no plumber needed!), will help you cut down your TP usage, and will make you feel so much cleaner and refreshed after going #2.

    31. An amazing Cerama Bryte cooktop cleaning kit that includes a cleaner and tools to make scraping the crust and grime off of your glass, glass-ceramic or ceramic stovetop *much* easier and less frustrating — especially if you're trying to remove gunk that's been stuck on there since before you even moved in.

    32. A sleek rotating rack so you can hang a bunch of towels in one place instead of letting them pile up on the floor.

    the rotating hanging rack towel bar mounted on a bathroom wall with linen towels hanging from several of its bars

    33. A pair of Jaybird wireless headphones that are waterproof and sweat-proof, making them ideal for workouts. They even come with a convenient charging case so you can charge on the go!

    Earpiece wireless buds with carrying case

    34. A set of decorative hinges perfect for turning even the most boring garage door into something much more charming — without breaking the bank. Plus, they're magnetic so you won't even have to bust out the drill to get them installed and looking fab.

    A plain garage door and then the same garage door with decorative hinges and windows

    35. A tube of Grip Clean that's perfect for anyone who works with their hands all day long and needs something a little more heavy-duty than regular soap. It's tough on grease, oil, ink, odors, and more — without relying on harsh chemicals. This stuff is made from only natural ingredients like coconut and olive oils, so even those with sensitive skin can use it regularly without winding up with dry, cracked, or irritated hands.

    A photo of really dirty hands and then the same hands looking much cleaner after using the Grip Clean

    36. An exfoliating lip brush to banish flaking skin from your lips and help make them smooth, soft, and full so you can perfect your pout.

    A model holding up three lip brushes

    37. A super compact Bluetooth-enabled treadmill for anyone who doesn't have the floor space for a permanent treadmill. The handrail folds down so you can just slide it under your couch or bed when you're done! Now you wont have to clutter up your tiny apartment *or* brave the cold weather to get a run in.

    38. A pop-up collapsible tent that folds down so small, you can just sling it over your shoulder! When you're ready to use it, just pull on the cords and the tent will pop right up with *no assembly required*! It works on any surface — including grass and sand — and has a built-in zippered door in case you want a lil' privacy. Reviewers say it really holds up in wind too.

    39. A self-defense keychain made from solid aluminum that's tough enough to break windows and help you feel more secure when walking home at night or hopping on the train.

    Reviewer shows the self defense keychain with their other keys

    40. Or a Lucite self-defense ring that just looks like a sleek and stylish piece of jewelry until you tilt it sideways and it becomes a sharp, pointed way to protect yourself — although hopefully you'll never need it.

    Model wearing the ring

    41. And finally, an upholstered storage bench no one will know is secretly extra storage for blankets, toys, and anything else you don't want cluttering up your living room.

    The upholstered bench with a tufted top with one half of it lifted up, showing how it opens to reveal storage inside in a beige color with wood feet.

    You to everyone who came up with these brilliant ideas:

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