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    Things From Target That’ll Just Make Life A Little Easier

    These handy items will help you save time and stay relaxed as the holiday season *quickly* approaches.

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

    1. A Pattern microfiber towel so your hair, especially if yours is curly, is protected and shaped. The microfiber material draws out extra water while not being harsh on your hair. You can dry your hair gently with the towel or wrap your do up so the air does all the work for you.

    Target, An adult holds up the white towel that says "PATTERN" in a small yellow rectangle next to a nearby yellow towel

    Promising review: "The best I ever had!" —Dianely B.

    Price: $19

    2. A laundry bag that can be worn as a backpack to make it easy to hold all your laundry and take it where it needs to go. The drawstring makes sure everything stays inside and the extra pockets make sure there's plenty of space for detergent. Perfect for dorms or apartments that don't have washers in the unit.

    The grey laundry bag is in a lime green room and is holding tube socks and a blue spray bottle
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    Promising review: "My apartment's washer and dryer are in the basement and this is perfect for carrying large loads of laundry up and down stairs. I think it would also be great for a college student." —Sarah

    Price: $7

    3. A paulownia wood potato bin for stacking and storing magazines, files, journals, books, and maybe even potatoes. You'll love how easy it'll be to just grab what you need while you're working. Plus, just look at how gorgeous and elegant it looks!

    A dark brown bin holds six books of various sizes with different patterns
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    Promising review: "I hadn't heard of paulownia wood before seeing this listing. After receiving the product and researching paulownia wood, I'm doubly pleased with this wooden bin. Paulownia wood is a lightweight hardwood that's fast-growing and sustainable. It does have a different look and feel to it — with a pleasing grain. Being a bin, the grain is raised rather than sanded smooth as you'd expect for a piece of fine furniture. I personally like the raised grain texture for this box. The pieces are joined with box joints, which is an extra that I didn't expect for this price point. I bought this to use as a toy box for my dachshunds' gazillion small toys, and it does that beautifully. It looks better than the plastic bin I'd been using, too. I like this so much that I want to order more to use as storage in my pantry and around my desk." —Sofia1204 

    Price: $20

    4. A Philips Hue white and color ambience starter kit because you can get that cool glow in your home without spending a ton of money or putting up many different lights. These lights are dimmable and can change color just with the sound of your voice or the touch of a button. This set can be paired with up to *50* lights inside and outside that can all be controlled with the same system. What a dream!

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    Promising review: "Love these lights, man. They really like dat. Super good for mood changes in the room, and everyone thinks they’re the coolest thing. Got two of these kits, and I am low-key thinking 'bout getting a pair for my bathroom at this point. Works better with Google, so that’s my next step." —SpaceGhostKilla

    Price: $199.99

    5. An Amazon Echo Dot for kids so you don't have to worry about safety while embracing creativity. Help your family learn and grow with this speaker that can play music, read stories, help with homework, and call approved friends and family. It'll be a gift for everyone!

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    Promising review: "Loved the size and that it wasn't so juvenile looking. Easy to set up, and the kids don't really need to touch it. The voice command is very accurate." —Momfourgirls

    Price: $59.99 (available in two animals)

    6. A Ring Alarm security kit that'll give you peace of mind and a sense of safety. The eight-piece set will let you know when doors and windows open or when there's motion when it's turned on. There are also special buttons that quickly call emergency services. It sets up easily and works with any iOS and Android device. *Sigh of relief.*

    The white square ring system is white and has 18 buttons and says "ring"
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    Promising review: "This system is super easy to install and use. I did our whole 1,100-square-foot apartment in a couple of hours by myself! Price is reasonable for the equipment; monitoring is pretty inexpensive as well. We also have a Ring doorbell camera that works with the system and monitoring." —Prettypants

    Price: $249.99

    7. A Febreze plug-in air freshener because it'll keep your home smelling fresh for up to 50 days. The odor elimination works around the clock without any work required on your end. Sign us up!

    An adult is holding the device that has a white cover that says "febreze" and a clear bottom
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    Promising review: "After trying multiple brands of plug-in air fresheners, none of them seemed like they lasted long. We either became nose blind to the scent or they just didn't work well. So far, I've had these plugged in around our house for a week now, and I still can smell the scent. Love them!" —GirlMomX3

    Price: $2.99

    8. A set of disposable bowls that are mindful of the environment. They are made of sugarcane pulp and are compostable, so cleanup can be easy *and* eco-friendly. To top it off, they're also microwave and freezer safe!

    The neutral-colored bowels are in a stack with clear wrapping and a green tag duo-toned that says "everspring"
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    Price: $3.17

    9. A Mrs. Meyer's honeysuckle scent sachet to make your car, closet, bag, or locker smell better. This fragrance pouch lasts 60 days, is made from sustainable ingredients and is cruelty-free. Now you don't need to worry about spraying fragrances all the time.

    The yellow and green sachet has a floral design and says "MRS. MEYER'S CLEAN DAY SCENT SACHET"
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    Promising review: "Great product and refreshing scent." —Do

    Price: $3.99

    10. An Easy-Off heavy-duty oven cleaner that'll make it a breeze to clean out even the toughest grease and grime. The formula can also work on grills, broilers and other stainless-steel surfaces. It's also NSF and Kosher certified, so you can feel comfortable using this in spaces where you eat!

    The yellow spray bottle says "EASY-OFF OVEN CLEANER HEAVY DUTY" and is next to an adult pulling out a tray of meat and veggies from the oven
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    Promising review: "Love this. It works so well on my stove! Cleaned it very well!" —Erica W

    Price: $4.29

    11. An Instant Pot 11-in-1 air fryer + electric pressure cooker for basically any dish you'd want to create. This appliance can be a pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté pan, food warmer, sous vide, air fryer, roaster, mini oven, broiler, and dehydrator. Everything is also dishwasher safe, so you don't have to worry about cleaning up either. Huh. Where has this been all my life?!

    The silver and black device is sitting on a table with carious prepared dishes of meat and veggies
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    Promising review: "Used the air fryer function for the first time last night. Super easy to use and cleanup was also simple. Highly recommend." —MegMerv

    Price: $199.99 

    12. A Sterilite stack box organizer so you can keep all your small items — from arts and crafts supplies to button collections — organized and safe. Plus, the handle on the top makes it easy to lug around. Did we mention they have divider trays and are stackable, too?

    They clear and teal stacked organizational boxes are holding buttons and other sewing supplies
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    Promising review: "Good. Perfect size, and I love that it's stackable." —Sara 

    Price: $5.99

    13. A Sally Hansen Insta-Dri nail polish because who has the time to sit around and wait for their nails to dry? This polish can go on with one coat and dries in 60 seconds. The formula also can last long while looking shiny. Perfect!

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    Promising review: "Easy to apply and it dried quickly for me. I got the color 143 in 'nude-tral' and it’s such a pretty nude color. Just what I was looking for." —Kumi

    Price: $4.49 (available in 12 color families)

    14. An extendable lint roller to get to all those hard-to-reach places. It's 6 inches larger than a standard lint roller and is great for rugs, bedding, furniture, car seats, and stairs. Bye-bye, pet hair!

    An adult uses the lint roller on the carpet while a dog on a couch nearby sits and watches
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    Promising review: "This worked great in a pinch. Used it for a hotel floor that needed a sticky roller to get hair and random particles of stuff up. I also bought the refill roll until my boss could order more, and it got us through with minimal problems. I would reorder again if necessary." —kchavez48

    Price: $14.99

    15. A 40-piece household tool set that'll make sure you have everything you need for small repairs in one spot. The compact case makes them easy to access and store. Save time and avoid spending money by fixing the little things yourself!

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    Promising review: "AMAZING SET! Has literally everything I needed to build my dresser! Gonna purchase the drill soon!" —heaaveen98

    Price: $19.99

    16. A stackable slide-out drawer for some extra storage space in your cabinets while keeping things accessible. The drawer will keep all your favorite items in one spot so you can save precious time in the morning getting ready. So clutch.

    In the cabinet, the white steel organizer has the drawer slid out and holding a few items with a few extra stored on top
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    Promising review: "Very sturdy. Great for adding usable space in the cabinet." —Teri

    Price: $15 (available in three colors)

    17. A bottle and straw scrub brush set so you can finally clean your emotional support water bottle. These tools are safe to use every day without damaging even your cutest bottle. Bless.

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    Promising review: "These brushes are just what I needed to keep my water bottles clean. Thanks." –caligirl

    Price: $9

    18. A Litter Genie cat litter disposal system because it'll help control odor and save you from making a million trips to the dumpster every week. This pail can hold up to two weeks of cat litter — plus, the bags keep in germs and smells.

    The silver pail has a purple label that says "LITTER genie"
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    Promising review: "We've been using one for years, and now that we have new kitties who are temporarily being kept separated (along with their own litter box) from our first cat, I'm getting a new one just for their room. It's so much easier and less disgusting than any other method I've tried. It contains the stink much better than anything else. The bag system takes a little getting used to, but once you get the hang of it, it's pretty straightforward." —catspgh

    Price: $14.99 

    19. A rotating phone vent mount that'll make hands-free use easier. Don't struggle with using your GPS or playing music any longer. Practice safe and smooth driving with this gadget.

    The black mount is holding an unlocked phone against a black dashboard and interior of a car
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    Promising review: "It’s just a simple holder that holds the phone well — portrait or horizontal — using air vent fins. Seems well made. Don’t need instructions. Should’ve purchased one years ago." —Jordan

    Price: $12.89

    20. A menstrual cup so you don't have to worry about (or waste) pads and tampons. Made of 100% medical-grade silicone and with no added chemicals, this cup is safe to use all the time. Get spill protection for up to 12 hours!

    The clear cup has a purple pouch, a blue and purple box and a white and purple instruction manual
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    Promising review: "Been amazing so far! After having a child I have had nothing but pain when using tampons. I don't even feel this thing!" —kiras

    Price: $47.49

    21. A screen cleaner to get rid of those annoying marks and streaks on your devices. The formula is alcohol and ammonia free and is small enough to travel with. Keeping your technology clean has never been easier.

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    Promising review: "I've always used 3M Electronics Cleaner but, because it's out of stock everywhere, I decided to give this a try. Wow! Am I glad I did. This works so much better. Spray it on and wipe it off with the little cloth that came with it. Done. A glass-like clear, clean, and shiny screen. I use it on my tablet, my TV, my phone, and I've even used it on my eyeglasses in a pinch. Always perfect. I just wish it came in a bigger size. Oh, one more thing: It says it's foam — it's not. But the mist is so fine, so there's no danger of dripping." –purrfectpatty

    Price: $9.99

    22. A stroller organizer with cup holders and pockets that's for parents who are trying to do — and carry — it all. It includes two insulated drink holders and a zippered mesh pocket.

    The black organizer has a red tag that says "diono" is holding drinks, a sock monkey and toy car and is attached to a black stroller handle
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    Promising review: "Love this. This item fits on our summer umbrella stroller and also on our baby jogger double. Works well and is roomy." —Jen

    Price: $9.99

    23. A Scotch thermal laminator with starter pouches to quickly and painlessly protect your important documents and items. This machine is safe to use on photos and promises wrinkle-free results. You'll feel pretty professional using it.

    The laminator is long and white and says "Scotch" with a vertical print of purple flowers coming through the top
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    Promising review: "Exactly what I needed with the best price!" —JL

    Price: $21.99

    24. An Apple AirTag that'll make it easy to find important items you've misplaced. The tag can be tracked on your phone and plays a sound so you can locate the lost item quickly. It's also water and dust resistant! Now you can ~finally~ stop frantically searching for your keys when you're in a rush to leave.

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    Promising review: "I have to say this AirTag works very well and is easy to connect to my phone. The setup is super easy." —colored pencils

    Price: $29.99

    25. A butterfly over-the-door hook because it'll add extra hanging space to your room. The four hooks make sure you're effectively saving space. Plus, it doesn't require any installation or hardware.

    A silver/satin colors hook is over a white door and holding a powder blue towel
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    Promising review: "Great door hook for two towels or anything else you might want to hang." —Bikini 

    Price: $8 (available in two colors)

    26. A KitchenSmith immersion blender with two speeds and a powerful motor that can fit into tall pots, bowls, and cups and blend with ease. There's even a whisk attachment! Create fancy recipes without the hassle of a food processor or blender.

    The black immersion blender has a black handle with two buttons and the words "KITCHENSMITH" and a long silver shaft
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    Promising review: "Works great. Never had one before. Was a great find." —Nancy

    Price: $19.99

    27. An OxiClean laundry stain remover spray to get rid of stains quickly and effectively. Bring on your worst stains and check out how well this formula works. BRB, trying this on all my stains.

    The blue, yellow and red bottle says "OXICLEAN" and has a yellow shirt and bubbles on the design
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    Promising review: "This has become a must-have for any laundry load. Spilled drinks or food on any clothes or fabric (like tablecloths, sheets, etc.) have to be sprayed with OxiClean before being washed. The clothing comes out looking new. Excellent for babies' clothes and kids who make spills, play, and get dirty." —JK

    Price: $3.69

    28. An accordion decorative hook rack that can hang up to *10* items. Not only will this rack help you organize and make things like purses, scarves and coats easy to grab, but it's also gorgeous, to boot.

    The brass hook rack has three diamond shaped frames and 10 round hooks
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    Promising review: "Super easy to install. Looks great and holds all of my bags, scarves, and sweaters. Exactly what I needed and a great price!" —smcbriarty 

    Price: $16

    29. A reversible cast iron griddle for that grill look and taste without the hassle of the actual grill. This tool is oven safe and can be used to sauté, sear, fry, bake, and stir fry. DELICIOUS.

    The black griddle has raised panels that are searing the vegetables on top of a gas stove
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    Promising review: "Love it! Had so much fun cooking on it last night. I read reviews and the bad ones did not worry me. I have a cast iron skillet I use all the time. This is cast iron, not nonstick. It needs oil. Never wash with soap or leave wet. Clean with salt and oil. But with the grill ridges, scrub with hot water and re-oil after. I made grilled asparagus, leeks, shrimp, and clams in the shell! So yum! No more waiting for charcoal BBQ when I just want fast and easy." —Jennifer

    Price: $29.99

    30. A Hamilton Beach electric kettle so you don't have to stand there mindlessly waiting for your water to boil. This device will have you enjoying coffee, tea, or ramen in no time! Plus, it has automatic shutoff and blue light features.

    The silver, black and clear kettle is being help up by an adult above it's heating disc
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    Promising review: "I’ve been using this thing multiple times per day for probably four years now. The lid does stay open if you push it back, and it does auto shutoff if you have it snapped shut all the way. I’m dealing with mineral deposits now and considering replacing it. Someone mentioned vinegar, and I might try that first. I will purchase again though, no doubt." —Stacey

    Price: $30.99

    31. A Sonia Kashuk makeup brush–cleansing pad with grooves and textures to get rid of all the built-up gunk on your makeup brushes. Small and large brushes will work well because of the mixed texture design. Just use this, warm water, soap, and BOOM! *Sparkly clean brushes.*

    The black pad says "SONIA KASHUK MAKEUP BRUSH CLEANSING PAD" on a black label and has two different sized grooves on it
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    Promising review: "This thing was super cool to use and extremely helpful! I wasn’t aware brushes had to be cleaned until I realized my brushes looked funky and read that these things help you wash them. I use blue Dawn dish soap and wash them in hot water, which takes the makeup right out! The only thing I disliked was that it kept moving on me, so I ended up holding it in my hand to scrub my brushes. Overall, it’s a great purchase in my book!" —Mamaofdivas

    Price: $10

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