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    Big Problems, Small Problems...These 56 Products Will Help You Solve Some Of Both

    Let's find some solutions to life's annoying obstacles.

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    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A posture corrector to help anyone whose posture is...not good! It's surprisingly comfortable, can be worn discreetly under clothing, and will help you break bad habits that aren't doing your back any favors.

    Reviewer wearing the posture corrector
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    Promising review: "I have back issues. Serious ones. Aside from the degeneration and bulging discs, I have an awful hunch that seems to be getting progressively worse since I had my baby... I am also in constant pain and taking pain medication all day is not an option for me. My doctor suggested that I use a posture corrector to see if I could get any relief at all. Although I wasn't very optimistic, I gave it a shot. It took a couple of days of getting used to it but I'm so glad I took his advice! It helps my posture a great deal and my doctor said he attributes the pain relief I feel in my neck and low back to my posture being better. It helps my body remember not to slouch and in doing so has also helped my quality of life immensely!" —Corinne Cruz

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    2. A vibrating scalp massager that'll give you a lil' head massage every time you wash your hair.

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    Amazon reviewers noted that this little buddy worked for their various hair types and helped ease psoriasis or generally sensitive scalps.

    Promising review: "This is a great little tool. My daughter and I both have VERY thick hair. Mine is especially difficult because it's curly. I have a combination of type 3A and 3B curly hair. My daughter always had a hard time getting to her scalp with shampoo and conditioner which caused some flaking and dandruff. Since she's been using this, that has stopped. It's made it much easier for both of us to get down to the root shaft. For people saying 'just use your fingernails,' this works better. I've had long and short nails and this still works better. It's easy to grip and clean. No complaints here." —J. Love

    Get it from Amazon for $8.58+ (available in four colors).

    3. A bottle of Poo-Pourri toilet spray to keep your bathroom smelling nothin' but fresh after you do your business.

    The spray in a bathroom
    Amazon/Poo-Pourri / Via instagram.com

    Spray twice before you go and then, boom, heaven wafts into your nose instead of that ~other~ smell.

    Promising review: "I learned of this after seeing it in a friend’s bathroom and they swore it worked great. I bought some myself and was pleasantly surprised. A few spritzes before you go and you can stop questioning your diet. The earth will thank you for saving water on courtesy flushes and the person after you won’t curse your existence. Cheers!" —Dan T.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in multiple scents and sizes).

    4. Some 100% natural antifungal tea tree oil scrub reviewers say can help with acne, dandruff, warts, dryness, calluses, and a bunch of other skin-related issues.

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    Promising review: "This stuff makes my skin feel amazing. I've struggled with acne for more than 10 years and I've used stuff filled with chemicals since the problem started. I've only recently decided to take the all-natural route for my skincare routine. This, followed by some witch hazel and bee venom spot treatment has done more for my skin in a week than Proactiv and other over-the-counter products did in 10 years. Everybody's skin is different but this has really worked for me and I recommend it to anyone. Also, I have very sensitive skin and using this multiple times a week hasn't had any negative effect." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95 (also available for cheaper with a recurring delivery option).

    5. A cosmetics organizer to keep your beauty essentials from cluttering up your space.

    A variety of cometic products in the organizer
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    Promising review: "For a simple tray, it really does hold a lot of stuff. I can say that it is easy to clean as I had blush spill out in one of the spots. A little soap and water and it's clean. I was able to hold the majority of the makeup that I use in this. I was even able to put my makeup brushes and sponges in this thing. The openness of this tray allows me to put my makeup anywhere and not be limited with what I can and can't put in the cubbies. Very sturdy and well-made. Fits perfectly on my counter." —Ronnie Acosta

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    6. A flameless LED candle set for anyone who craves the ambience of candles but is far too anxiety-ridden to actually allow open flames in their home.

    The candle set in a decorative tray
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I placed one of these candles in a bronze lantern with rocks at the base and it looks really cool. I placed the candles in separate rooms throughout the house (bedroom, living room, and kitchen table), and set them to light up at 10 p.m. and then go out at midnight. They serve as kind of a warning that two hours remain before bed and then when they go out, it's lights out and bedtime. It's a nice, relaxing way to be reminded that the end of the day is coming. They look authentic and wife and daughter love them as well." —Mike

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89+ (available in three styles).

    7. Some LED stick-on lights to make you feel like a movie star every time you do your skincare routine — which, BTW, will be a lot easier with this lighting upgrade!

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    Promising review: "Best idea ever! I'm living in an old house with only one outlet in the bathroom so I needed a lot of light with just one outlet. This is the perfect solution. You can arrange the bulbs as you wish, you can set the distance between them and the dimming option is awesome! Dimmed for baths and super light for makeup. When it is on max it is really bright. The back of the bulbs are adhesive and they are sticking very well." —Annamarie T.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    8. A BESTOPE Blackhead Removal Kit so you can stop taking matters into your own bacteria-spreading hands and help prevent unnecessary redness and irritation.

    A silver tin (shaped like an eyeglass case) is black on the inside and has five skinny slots where the blackhead remover tools are sitting. A hand is holding one of the tools which has a looped end.
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    Using this set is fairly easy. Just cleanse your face, disinfect the tools with alcohol, and then press the end of the tool down onto the pimple you want to extract the fluids from. The ends of these needles are oval-shaped and circular because they will add pressure to the area just outside of your bump as opposed to popping the actual bump and irritating the area.

    Promising review: "My skin is super super sensitive and usually when I pop pimples, they end up looking worse than before (especially with blackheads). This kit is so amazing!!! I just poke the pimple or blackhead with the sharp end then use the loop-shaped thing and the redness goes away in about half an hour instead of multiple days! It makes my blackheads disappear, turns bumps that usually aren't pop-able into small spots that go away within a day, and makes it way less painful to pop hormonal acne! I would seriously recommend this to anyone and especially to people with sensitive skin." —Sara Velasquez

    Get it from Amazon for $7.64+ (available in three color options).

    9. Some fragrance-free TXTR. by Cantu Oil + Vitamins Scalp Saver to help ease struggles with psoriasis, eczema, or even just an itchy scalp.

    The scalp saver in its bottle
    Instagram / Cantu / Via instagram.com

    The Scalp Saver is made of shea butter (to hydrate and nourish), rosemary oil (to moisturize the scalp), burdock root oil (soothes itching) which treat the skin on your scalp. Meanwhile, it has vitamin D (encourages hair growth), vitamin E (adds shine), and vitamin K (promotes hair strength) to make sure that the hair is nourished as much as the scalp. I've been using this oil blend for about three years and it completely ended my chronically itchy scalp problems .

    Get it from Walmart for $11.47.

    10. 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
    Backcountry

    Charge these up for two hours and get six hours of play *or* a quick five-minute charge will keep you going for an hour. Which is as long as I can stand working out anyway.

    Promising review: "I really liked these headphones. They came with three sizes to find the best fit. They are by far more comfortable than alternatives. What I really like is the equalizer that you can adjust in the Jaybird app. They stay charged quite a while and the charging case is small." —Liz

    Get it from Backcountry for $149.99 (originally $179.99; available in two colors).

    11. A handmade eyeglasses holder to help anyone who never ~nose~ where they set their glasses down.

    Glasses resting on the eyeglass holder
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    One reviewer even shared that he uses this stand to keep up with his glasses and also his wedding ring.

    Promising review: "I got this for my husband as a Christmas gift. It sits on his nightstand and he uses it regularly. He doesn't lose his glasses as much. I've also noticed that he doesn't fall asleep with them on his face or somewhere in bed since he started using this. I like it because it saves me the aggravation of listening to my husband look for his glasses. It's cute yet functional." —Lady Tauber

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    12. Some hair, beard, and tattoo oil that'll look dryness in the eye and mutter "this town ain't big enough for the both of us."

    The oil in a container that looks like a skull wearing a cowboy hat
    Gibs Grooming / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "I'll admit it. The packaging sold me on this product because I love skull things. But my husband, who has a short beard, really enjoys using it. He says it's easy to apply and after only a single use, it softened his hair so much that he kept stroking his beard all day. He and I both like the scent; it's pleasant but not too strong. I'm eager to try it on my tattoos and it looks great on the bathroom counter." —Dephal

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (also available in a top hat-wearing skull head container if you prefer a more dapper aesthetic).

    13. A bottle of Diva Stuff Anti-Bacterial Pillow Mist made with lavender and peppermint water to help fight off acne-causing bacteria on pillows and bedding while helping you relax at the end of a long day.

    The pillow mist in its bottle
    Amazon

    Spray it on your pillows, sheets, and covers but it's also great for spritzing on your couch or any other fabric in your house. The bottle label also says you can use this on your face and body! Actually, just launch a spritzing spree and zap acne-causing bacteria away from every fabric within a 2-mile radius of your residence. This product is cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I love this pillow spray so, so much! I purchased this and a silk pillowcase to help with my cystic acne and it has worked wonders. It also smells lovely and is super nice at bedtime. I spray it on my whole bed, towels, and my couch now." —Carly Scarberry

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    14. A power perch to reduce clutter around the sink, avoid long tangles of power cables, and keep your electronics a little further away from wet surfaces.

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    Promising review: "If you have gizmos that need to perch near their outlet (hubs for smart lights, voice assistants, electric toothbrushes or shavers), then this is a great product that elevates these items off the countertop or floor. Installation is easy; the two pieces slide together, you remove the existing outlet cover, and then the new outlet panel provides the holding power for the shelf. If the plugs you have for your devices aren't oversized squares or don't need to share the outlet with a Wi-Fi booster, then this product is 5 star. I had a Wi-Fi booster that had to share the outlet with an oversized plug and it's a little snug but they fit!" —2lilac2

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

    15. An incredibly motivating daily planner designed to help you improve your productivity and happiness. Need help incorporating short and long-term goals into your daily routine? Struggling with time management, work-life balance, or keeping up healthy habits? This planner's got your back!

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    Promising review: "I love this planner! I needed something for keeping track of things in a summer college course and usually use my phone but found myself flipping back and forth between apps to get the info I needed. This planner let me fill in my dates so I could start off in June. Most academic calendars that I found don't start until July at the earliest. I've got space each week to schedule and still room to add in my goals for the week, a to-do list, and extra to scratch notes in. Several sheets of stickers also add to the fun of planning ahead. The book itself is sturdy and attractive with three ribbons to mark your place... It also came in a hard box perfect for gift giving. All in all, it was definitely a worthwhile purchase." —S.Bult

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in 18 colors).

    16. A desk pad to dress up your work space and protect your surface from scratches and stains. It comes in a variety of colors, and you can even use it as a mousepad or a nice solid background for photos!

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    One reviewer used the desk pad as a mat for a makeup vanity which is SUPER smart since it can prevent beauty products from staining lighter surfaces.

    Promising review: "I had considered many other desk mats but decided on this one mainly because of the color since I have a dark walnut desk. It looks very expensive and was packaged well, rolled in a heavy tube and then in more good packaging. As soon as I unrolled it and put it down, it flattened right out. I love the color and it is not too thick so it looks great. There is a smoother side and a textured side. I am using the smoother side and it is extremely pleasant to write on paper using that side. This appears to be a high-quality product and I anticipate getting many years of use from it. Thank you so much for such a great product and for offering it on Amazon!" —Missy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three sizes and 21 colors).

    17. Some super cute candy-colored mismatched earrings so you'll always have a pair to wear even if you're prone to losing the occasional earring here and there.

    The mismatched earrings in a variety of styles
    Apollo Box

    Get them from Apollo Box for $13.52 (available in two shapes and color options).

    18. A pair of noise-cancelling headphones for days when you just need to block out the world around you.

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    Promising review: "These are amazing! The sound is clear and the bass is quality. I put on some Kendrick to test out the bass. Ha! They were so easy to use straight out of the box. The headphones were already charged and it was way simple to connect to Bluetooth. The noise-cancellation is great when music is playing and if you’re not playing music, you can still hear which is great for safety reasons. I'm really happy with this purchase. It feels like a quality product. Plus it came with a little travel bag!" —Sticker Ninja

    Get them from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in seven colors).

    19. A dishwasher magnet designed to solve any confusion surrounding the state your household's dishes.

    The magnet that reads "dirty" on one half and "clean" on the other
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Not too much to say here. It will remind you that your wife wants you to empty the dishwasher. It will also remind your wife that you haven't emptied the dishwasher." —Taz

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    20. A hair serum that's 100% customizable to work specifically with your hair type and goals!

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    This serum DOES. IT. ALL. Key ingredients include sunflower oil to add shine, jojoba oil to smooth hair cuticles, argan oil for moisture, and annatto oil to protect your hair.

    Get it from Function of Beauty for $24.99.

    21. A bottle of glow tonic to brighten and re-energize your skin while cleansing your pores and helping reduce breakouts.

    The bottle of glow tonic
    Ren Skincare

    Promising review: "This is my favorite REN product. I now understand why everyone is calling it the holy grail of skincare! My skin feels calmer, smoother, and softer. The tightness I used to have has gone. Great." —Casey H.

    Get it from Ren Skincare for $38.

    22. Some cable clips to keep your various wires from devolving into a tangled web of chargers and discontent.

    Two phone chargers held in place with two cable clips
    Amazon

    One reviewer even used these clips to hold up toothbrushes in their bathroom!

    Promising review: "I have beautiful new end tables and a sofa table and wanted to hide the lamp cords that you can see based on the style of the tables. I bought these and am absolutely thrilled with them. They stick on the back of the table and you can direct the cords down the leg of the tables to the outlets. They can be taken off with no harm to the furniture at all, and my tables look much better without those ugly dark chords just hanging down the back." —JK

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99+.

    23. Some Command hooks that are strong enough to hold a wide variety of items and require *no tools* to install. Plus, you can move or remove them whenever you want without leaving behind any damage or annoying sticky residue.

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    Promising review: "I recently set up a little Command hook mask corner by my apartment door, and it has been SO HELPFUL — instead of rooting through my masks to find the one that matches best (I'm a vain critter at heart) I can see all the clean ones I have available right in front of me, and don't forget to put it on when I'm in a rush. I also use it to hang my sports masks after I sanitize them and am waiting for them to dry! As for how the Command hooks work — these have an adhesive on the back for easy application to the wall, which you can pull down on once you're ready to uninstall it without doing any damage to the wallpaper or paint." —Emma Lord, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $2.49+ (available in three colors and various sizes).

    24. A mildew-resistant antimicrobial shower curtain liner because gunk and funk are *not* welcome in the place where you get clean.

    The shower curtain liner in a shower
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    This liner has five magnets at the bottom to hold it in place in your shower, 12 rust-proof metal grommets, and a reinforced header. It's designed to be heavy-duty enough for use as a liner or as a single curtain.

    Promising review: "Initially, I was not ecstatic when I opened the box. I guess I was expecting something more but it's just a clear shower curtain, right? What's so OMGIMSOEXCITED about a clear shower curtain? So, I hung it up and initially was going to get a decorative shower curtain for the outside of my tub and keep this on the inside. Well, let me tell you, I warmed up to this clear shower curtain lots! I actually love it so much that I am keeping it like this and not getting a decorative one! The clear shower curtain makes your bathroom look and feel bigger, and it's great showering while being able to see out of the tub... It doesn't get in my way because of the curve of the railing and it doesn't hold or gather soap scum or any stains around the edges like I have seen some do. It is truly transparent and pretty! I am happy with the purchase and of course, at a great price." —Maria

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three sizes and four styles).

    25. An affirmation calendar to give you a friendly reminder that YOU'RE INCREDIBLE on those days when you need it most.

    The calendar displaying phrases like "You are so smart, and strong, and beautiful. The world is lucky to have you."
    Aya Paper Co.

    Aya Paper Co. is a Black woman-owned small business based in New York that specializes in environmentally friendly paper products made with 100% recycled material, with sourcing information available on each product page.

    Get it from Aya Paper Co. for $7 (originally $10; Shop Pay and PayPal available).

    26. A conveniently tiny Tarot keychain so you can do a quick reading at any time.

    The tiny taro cards in their container which is attached to a keychain
    Otherwild

    Otherwild is a queer-owned small business based in Los Angeles and its physical shop is a gathering, workshop, and event space. Otherwild also has an Anotherwild Fund, which is a grant for folks who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) who are also LGBTQIA+. Applicants must be involved in one of the following categories: retail/store curation, herbalism, natural/ethical personal care products, candle-making, perfumery, incense, apparel and accessory design, textile design, ceramics, low/zero waste goods, or tarot and occult.

    Get it from Otherwild for $10 (Shop Pay, Google Pay, and PayPal available).

    27. A reversible baby play mat to help parents easily switch any room from ~baby-mode~ to ~adult-mode~ at any time! This waterproof, cushioned mat creates a safe space for kids to crawl, tumble, and play on while stimulating them visually and helping them learn to identify numbers and images. It works great on both hard floors and carpet, is easy to move from room to room, and has a stylish print on the reverse side for when you wanna change up the vibe of your space.

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    Promising review: "This is by far the best baby purchase we've made. Guests think it's a beautiful carpet and are so surprised when they see the other side. It's so cute and fun for baby! I love how durable this is and how easy it is to clean. We just sweep it and wash it with dish soap and water. It even survived a red wine spill. The guests who marveled at the carpet-like appearance also marveled at how stain-resistant it is. This mat has made tummy and playtime much safer with our hardwood floors. I can't say enough about how great this thing is!" —Ann F.

    Get it from Amazon for $104.95+ (available in seven styles and two sizes).

    28. A handheld veggie slicer so you can easily turn your vegetables into thin spaghetti or thick fettuccini-sized noods.

    Model making zucchini noodles with the veggie slicer
    Amazon

    The slicer has dual stainless-steel cutting blades so you can make thick or thin pasta strands out of your favorite vegetables.

    Promising review: "What a fantastic kitchen widget! I actually have a large spiralizer and never use it because it is a pain to get out and clean. I saw this and bought it and couldn't be happier. It's easy to use and easy to clean if you rinse and clean right away. The small and compact size makes this easy to store without taking up tons of space! The option for two different sizes of noodles is a nice feature!" —Jamie E.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. An Obé fitness subscription that'll allow you to participate in live and on-demand classes from the comfort of your own home. You might even find yourself...looking forward to working out??

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    Promising review: Oh Obé, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Seriously, I could go on all day about how much I love this fitness program, but I'll try and keep it as concise as possible. I've been using Obé for more than a year and a half now, and I am still completely obsessed with it and think it is one of the greatest workout programs out there. Since I’ve never belonged to a gym while living in New York, I am a self-proclaimed master of working out at home. I started using Obé and then went back to my old at-home workout and switched back to Obé again because I realized I liked it so much. The classes are a great workout, yet the 28 minutes go by super fast, and I’m not counting down the minutes till it’s over. You don't technically need any equipment for the workout, but you can "level up" with simple equipment, such as a resistance loop, weights, and sliders.

    The live classes are fun and give me a reason to get out of bed in the morning. And the instructors even give shoutouts to people in the class, and it's actually a pretty cool feeling when you hear your name. When I can’t make the live classes, there are SO many on-demand. Obé offers a ton of varieties of classes, including strength, HIIT, sculpt, yoga, barre, and dance. Plus, you can filter classes in the on-demand section, so you can select a low-impact class if you have neighbors to worry about.

    Obé has me challenging myself and trying out new classes. I never would have thought I would enjoy a Dance HIIT or even a regular HIIT class, but now I do them regularly. And I even started taking strength classes in the past year and had to purchase heavier 8- and 10-pound weights, which past-me would be been so shocked about. It pushes me to be stronger and more confident and really has been such a good thing for me in the past year. I feel so strong because of Obé and really encourage anyone to give it a try." —Abby Kass, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get a monthly subscription from Obé for $27/month, $65/quarter, or $199/year.

    30. A produce-saving container to keep your happy fruits and veggies from getting sad way too soon.

    A pic of a fresh-looking strawberry stored in the produce saver and one of a visibly less fresh-looking strawberry stored for the same amount of time in the original container
    BuzzFeed / Natalie Brown

    Promising review: "I put half of my fresh strawberries in the medium-sized container and left the other half in the clamshell container they came in from the store. And here they are 10 days later!!! The berry I left in the original container looked dehydrated and blemished, with wrinkled, crunchy leaves. (I'm not eating the leaves, but still.) But the produce-saver strawb's as fresh as it was on day one! Not that I wouldn't eat the dehydrated one if that was my only option, but given the choice? I'll take a fresh strawberry every day!" —Natalie Brown, BuzzFeed Staff

    Check out her full review for more deets.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.81+ (available in ten sizes).

    31. Some mimosa cubes that make INSTANT mimosas with no juice necessary! Just drop the cube into a glass of bubbly, watch it fizz, and enjoy your mimosa that literally didn't exist just seconds ago.

    mimosa cubes lined up like the rectangle-sized pill trays in plastic packaging.
    Teaspressa / Via teaspressa.com

    You'll get two Peaches & Berries trios (peach, raspberry, and strawberry) and two Citrus trios (Arcadia orange, lemon, and grapefruit).

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $30.

    32. A zipper puller so you can take control of your zipper without outside assistance.

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    Promising review: "I bought a dress with a back zip ('invisible zipper' too, i.e. tiny!) recently from Ann Taylor. Getting into it and zipping it all the way up was nearly impossible unless I wanted to start cussing and sweating buckets throughout the whole ordeal. I came across this neat little gadget and chose Zipuller because it was more affordable and the reviews were solid. I received it this morning and tried it on the aforementioned dress. Let me tell you, it worked like a charm, even on that tiny zipper of mine. Just follow the instructions and you can NOT go wrong, IMHO. It's worth the money. It's a clothing accessory investment that I feel ALL gals and guys ought to have." —Chicago888

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three colors).

    33. Some washing machine tablets to keep your machine funk-free so your clothes don't smell worse on the way out than they did on the way in...

    Model putting a washing machine tablet into their washing machine
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been using bleach to clean my machine for some time, but decided to give this a try a few months ago. My very first clean with Affresh tablets left me surprised and delighted for not only did it clean my machine, but it also eliminated the nasty smell that always transferred to my clothes thanks to a build-up of mold I didn't even know about. Every month now, I toss a tablet into the drum and let it work its magic. Now, my machine is cleaner than ever, and my clothes always smell wonderfully fresh." —Kelli Crawford

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99 (for a pack of six).

    34. A bottle of Biotin shampoo to help anyone experiencing hair loss, a dry scalp, or dandruff. It's sulfate and paraben-free, and is packed with natural ingredients like biotin keratin and jojoba oil to help thicken and moisturize your locks.

    Before and after reviewer image showing their visibly thinning hair before using the shampoo and their visibly thicker hair after using the shampoo
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    Also, if you're wondering whether or not this shampoo will work for kinkier textures, then you'll be happy to know that one reviewer with a 4C curl pattern said this shampoo helped to restore her hair's thickness after a Dominican blowout thinned her strands.

    Promising review: "I love this shampoo! I had gastric sleeve surgery and my hair was very, very thin. I started taking biotin and switched to biotin shampoo as recommended by my doctor. It doesn’t make your hair grow by washing it but it makes your hair and roots stronger. And it worked. After using the whole bottle, my hair was stronger. I had a lot of new growth that was sticking around (the previous new growth fell out early on) and my hair was getting thicker. Eight months later, my hair is back to normal. It's longer and thicker than ever. I still use it twice a week and love it! I’m not crazy about the way it smells but others love it when they smell my hair." —Diane J. Huff

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    35. A soft and lightweight sleep mask that completely blocks out light so you can get a much-needed good night's sleep while your partner burns the midnight oil with a laptop screen that shines with the brightness of a THOUSAND suns. It's comfortable to wear, and it even has a nose flap to make sure no light sneaks in anywhere!

    a woman laying on the couch with an eye mask over her face
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Normally I don't write reviews but I felt I had to say that this is the most comfortable eye mask I have ever worn. It's extremely soft to the touch. It feels so good on the face and completely blocks out any light. I don't even notice the two adjustable head straps because they are also so comfortable. I normally work 12-hour night shifts so I'm sleeping through the day. I always had issues with constantly waking up even with blackout curtains because the sunlight was still getting around them, but since I've started wearing the mask, I have had no disrupted sleep and I am dead to the world during the day with this on." —Chibimuffin

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

    36. Some super soft and stretchy high-waisted opaque leggings for anyone who has had it with uncomfortable pants and wants to commit to a life of luxury.

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    Promising review: "To start I’m 5’7” and 225 pounds. I opened the package and couldn’t wait to start taking pics! I ordered the plus size. The length was good. The feel is super soft. The high belly actually does go up high. Love it! The back is high as well. Love it! They aren't see-through at all. I wore dark panties and can’t see the color. They fit a little long at my ankles but that I love. Having long legs it was a concern. The waistband is 3 inches wide and doesn’t cut into my waist. These have a great second-skin fit! I checked out the seams and not one problem. They have a warm feel as well... I’m very happy with this purchase and plan to buy more colors." —Annette S.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in one-size-fits all options for straight and plus sizes and various colors and styles).

    37. A seat gap filler so you can stop dealing with your phone and keys always falling into the dreaded black hole between the seats.

    The seat gap filler filling the gap between the seat and the center console
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've used these for a couple of years now and can't count the number of times I've been grateful for them! I used to drop things between my seat and the console all the time, or not be sure where I dropped them and have to look like crazy to find them. Now, I know they're not in that dark, hard-to-reach space, and they're much easier to find. I can tuck my umbrella and coupon envelope there and know they won't get spilled on. When I do spill on the Drop Stops, it wipes right up with a damp cloth or wipes. They don't show at all and always look clean." —B. Gifford

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $24.99.

    38. A heavy-duty car trash bag to help you stop treating your car's floor like a giant trash can that never gets emptied.

    Amazon

    This car trash can also come with a free pack of 10 liners. Once you're done with the free liners, you can re-up with a fresh pack of liners from the same brand which are sold separately.

    Promising review: "I love this thing! It has a thick protective plastic sewed on the inside so cleaning up spills is super easy. Plus, it came with a roll of plastic garbage bags that fit perfectly inside. It's a heavy-duty car trash bag and very good quality. I was honestly expecting something thin and flimsy. That is not what I got at all. It holds quite a bit of trash. I'm a mother of two and car junk adds up really fast. So glad I bought this because it has come in handy." —BonBon

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two colors) and a 40-count pack of liners for $9.99.

    39. A bottle of Green Gobbler Drain Clog Dissolver that'll quickly gobble up any hair or other buildup in your various drains.

    a green bottle with two openings with twist-off caps at the top of it.
    amazon.com

    Green Gobbler is plant-based, biodegradable (yayyy environment!), odorless, and non-corrosive so it won't damage your pipes during the cleaning process.

    Promising review: "OK... So I have to do a little review on this product BECAUSE I have had a stopped-up kitchen sink and have LITERALLY tried EVERYTHING down to the industrial products with NO luck. I decided to go on Amazon and read a few reviews. This is the one I decided to go with. I only used one chamber, let it sit for an hour, and then used boiling water. My sink is NO LONGER stopped up!!! I saved a plumber bill and this was $11.97. HUGE win for this woman!!" —Tabpeach

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    40. Some amazing wood polish and conditioner to make your scratched and dinged-up wood surfaces look good as new!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "OMG! This is the most AMAZING product! We inherited some antique furniture from the '30s that had been in storage forever... It was dry and dirty and not much to look at. I used this product on it and the oak wood literally came alive showing the beautiful grain and texture of the wood. I have since used it on my oak kitchen cabinets and they look AMAZING! I will never use anything else other than this product on my wood surfaces! No greasy feel... fantastic smell!" —Tiffany Sadowski

    Get a bottle on Amazon for $14.21.

    ALSO, if your wood issues are a tad more serious, you may want to try their other (also with over 1,000 reviews!) product called Restore-A-Finish since it works harder on scratches and marks that are tougher to remove. The two products are made to be used together. Get that on Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two sizes and nine colors).

    41. A colorful spoon rest that'll keep ingredients from dripping all over your counter and stovetop. Plus it'll look super cute in your kitchen!

    The spoon rest with a colorful pattern
    Izzy & Liv

    Izzy & Liv is Black and woman-owned small business based in New York whose goal is to make sure that the things Black women love are reflected in the things Black women buy. They design pieces intended to both reflect shared experiences and celebrate differences, without the stereotypes pushed by media.

    Get it from Izzy & Liv for $17 (PayPal available).

    42. A cozy beanie hat with a convenient hole to accommodate high ponies, messy buns, and top knots while keeping your head nice and toasty.

    Reviewer with a ponytail wearing the hat
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I always wear my hair in a bun or ponytail during the winter because I hate fixing my hair when it's always cold. So I always resort to a beanie. Some beanies I have fit me differently so I have to adjust my bun/ponytail to fit with whatever beanie I decide to wear for the day. I never thought there were beanies that would accommodate my hair until recently. I purchased the metallic blue. Love love love!!! The color is so pretty and now I can wear it with my hair in a big fat messy bun, regular tight bun, or a ponytail. It's my new everyday go-to beanie for winter! I even purchased several more as gifts for family members." —ABB

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in a variety of colors).

    43. A today's top three planner to help you stop feeling overwhelmed by everything on your to-do list and just focus on your short-term goals for the day instead.

    The turquoise planner with space to write "today's top three"
    Target

    Promising review: "These are fantastic. They are the perfect size and you can write on them just fine. They are not glossy at all. I’ve used ballpoint and ultra fine Sharpie. Would highly recommend these for organizing your day!" —Brooklesby

    Get it from Target for $5.99.

    44. Some silicone baking mat sheets so you can stop talking yourself out of baking because you don't feel like dealing with the cleanup. Now you won't have to worry about scraping burnt bits off of all your baking pans! These sheets'll catch any drippings, and then you can just throw them in the dishwasher like a beautiful dream come true.

    Two of the baking mat sheets, showing how they can be rolled up
    Amazon

    They're safe for up to 480 degrees and can be used inside of pans OR underneath them in the oven to catch anything that boils over.

    Promising review: "These baking mats are absolutely fantastic. The quality is superb, and SUCH a good price. I use them for just about everything I put in the oven from oven pizzas to cookies. You name it! I also love that besides food sliding easily off the non-stick surface, that they help protect all my baking sheets and such. It’s also super handy to just throw them in the top shelf of the dishwasher or even just wipe clean... I’ve had these mats and used them almost daily for almost a year now. They still look brand new and I have had no problems with staining, melting, or the mats becoming worn. When using them, I cook most items at 375 degrees but have used them at up to 425 degrees several times with no issues so far... These things are fantastic and have paid for themselves many times over with the superior non-stick surface, ease of clean up, and the cost of parchment paper and or/aluminum foil I used prior to discovering these." —Jezzhani

    Get them from Amazon for $11.40.

    45. A bottle of plant-based coconut bath soak to help relax your aching muscles and de-stress your tired brain.

    The bottle of black soak
    BLK + GRN

    BLK + GRN is a Black woman-owned small business based in New York that offers all-natural products made by Black artisans who are carefully chosen by Black health experts. Their mission is to connect Black people with natural lifestyles to high-quality, toxic-free brands that share in their mission of health, wellness and community cultivation.

    Get it from BLK + GRN for $32 (Shop Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and Amazon Pay available).

    46. An Internet address and password log book so you can stop constantly forgetting where (and if!!) you wrote down your log-in info.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "When we have so many internet addresses and passwords to remember, it gets really hard — especially when you get older and have trouble remembering what silly password you gave something. And, we are supposed to change or update passwords from time to time, so this is a great tool to help us do that. It certainly makes more sense than scribbling on a random piece of paper on your desk and then misplacing it. The trick, however, is to not misplace the book!" —Carole P

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    47. A subscription to Gobble so you can receive pre-prepped ingredients and make a delicious, nutritious meal in 15 minutes!

    Gobble

    To save you time, Gobble's chefs par-cook the sauces, grains, pasta, and rice, as well as pre-slice the veggies and meats so you're in and out of the kitchen in a flash! Gobble also offers a Lean & Clean Plan that's grain free, protein rich, and under 600 calories per serving.

    Get a subscription from Gobble for $11.99/serving for the Classic Dinner Plan, Vegetarian Only Plan, and the Lean & Clean Plan (available in servings of two or four and three or four meals per week; Gobble currently ships within the continental US excluding Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, and the Dakotas).

    Check out the Ribeye Steak French Dip Sandwich with Horseradish Cream & Parmesan Roasted Broccoli (left) and Plant-Based Meatballs with Tuscan Kale & Basil Pesto Spaghetti (right) featured above and current menu items here.

    48. A flat iron that one reviewer hailed as "the holy grail" of flat irons. It'll help you spend less time straightening and curling hair, and it even regulates temperature so you don't have to worry about heat damage.

    amazon.com

    This flat iron straightens and curls hair with eight heat balance micro-sensors in its plates to make sure the heat is distributed evenly so you don't fry your hair off. The heat ranges from 145 to 450 degrees so you can control the temperature, unlike other flat irons that heat up to one temperature with no adjustment capabilities.

    Promising review: "I purchased this flat iron simply based on reviews and I am soooo glad I did! I was skeptical about the size since my hair is so thick but I can literally do ONE pass and I’m done! My hair always comes out silky straight and flawless! It's most def worth the purchase!" —Ariel Woods

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    49. Some moisturizing cream to help anyone dealing with dried and cracked hands that are *begging* for relief.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure if this would work since I've tried a lot of hand cream. I work in a warehouse and deal with forklifts and boxes, and I wash my hands constantly. I just purchased this a few days ago and I tried it as soon as I got it. On my first use, I saw a difference in how soft my hands and the dry cuticles are actually softer. I love this product. Can't wait to see how my hands will look in a couple of weeks." —Claire P.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    50. A cooktop cleaning kit so you can finally get rid of the gunk that seemed like it would never come off of your stove. The kit includes a 10-ounce bottle of Cerama Bryte Cooktop Cleaner, one cleaning pad, and one scraper to make it a quick and easy job.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I tried EVERYTHING for two years to get the ring of baked-on grime off of our stove top. Nothing worked. I figured I’d give this product a go since the kit was just $10. IT’S AMAZING. A little scrape with the razor and a few scrubs with the cleaner and pad. BOOM! Nasty rings around the burners are GONE!" —OperaDiva

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    51. Some cruelty-free, vegan-friendly body wash filled with a blend of essential oils to help nourish and cleanse your skin without drying it out.

    The bottle of body wash
    Public Goods

    Public Goods is a small business based in New York. They offer a membership that allows you to gain access to hundreds of sustainable goods at direct-to-consumer prices. If you wanna buy a product without jumping straight into a membership, you can purchase with a free, two week trial membership. Every membership is free for 14 days and then $59/year should you choose to continue.

    Promising review: "New Favorite Body Wash. Love this! It is so silky and leaves my skin so smooth. I recommend this product to anyone and everyone. A little goes a long way, it lathers beautifully." —Monica U.

    Get it from Public Goods for $4.50.

    52. Some Bottle Bright tablets that'll clean your water bottle so you don't have to. No scrubbing required! Say goodbye to the bacteria, stains, and odors building up in your tumbler, they won't be sticking around.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "At work, we have stainless-steel coffee pots with a plastic top that no one cleans and they are often left on for hours at a time. The bottoms got very gross and someone tried to clean them with hot water and soap but not much happened. I bought these, added hot water and two tablets (since they are bigger than a water bottle), and let the pots sit overnight. So much came off with no scrubbing! I then soaked again for about another hour with two more tablets and almost all of the grime was gone. I did scrub just a tiny bit to get all the stains out with a brush I had... They are almost like new! I did this on two pots and we were all amazed by the results. I'm ordering more so that we can clean regularly since it’s so easy!" —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in two quantities).

    53. A diamond cleaning stick to remove any gunky film clouding up your favorite jewelry pieces and so they can sparkle and shine once again.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Trust me. This PAINS me to say this. My wallet is hurting. This $5 stick outperforms my $90 jewelry steamer. Forget the jewelry store cleaning. Do it at home and your rings will look BETTER. I have a morganite band that I seldom wore because the stones are impossible to clean and they're ugly when they're cloudy....well... The morganite now looks good as new." —Jenna

    Get it from Amazon for $6.96.

    54. An conveniently sized, attachable silicone colander that works on pots, pans, and bowls to simplify recipes that call for draining. Just snap it right on, and you're good to go!

    Amazon

    It's dishwasher-safe, FDA-approved, and it'll save you space those larger sifts usually take up.

    Promising reviews: "This is the coolest kitchen gadget I've bought in a long time. No filling the dishwasher with huge colanders. You snap this on your cooking pot and drain. Then, after a quick wash in the sink and you're done. It holds securely and I've only lost a few noodles over the top edge when the pan was too small for what I was making. I made angel hair pasta fully expecting it to go all through the holes like a regular colander and they didn't even poke through let alone come out!" —Holly B. Nash

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    55. A helpful device – it lights up to remind you when to take a drink of water. It uses smart detection sensors to track your sips and calculate how much water you need to stay hydrated. There's no jarring phone alarm and no frustrating app to sync, just a tiny lil' device that simply attaches to the bottle of your choice and is easy to move from bottle to bottle!

    The device attached to a water bottle
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this thing! It's my second one. I'm getting a lot of feedback on it at work. It works great and does what it's supposed to do. I'm now getting my two liters of water throughout the workday!" —April

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in eight colors).

    56. A three-in-one avocado slicer that'll make prepping your avo toast so much less of a hassle. This gadget can cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and extract all the good stuff so you don't have to involve a sharp, dangerous knife.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "High quality. The feature that sets this apart from cheaper tools is the pit remover. I actually cut my palm and needed stitches removing a pit with a knife. Then someone told me about tools like this. The slicer part also works fine for me and saves a lot of time over manual slicing. Clean up is simple. Run water over it in the sink. Then, put it in the dinnerware basket in the dishwasher. Great gift idea!" —W.S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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