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    24 Things That Must Have Been Designed By Geniuses

    Wish I would have invented these.

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    1. Avarelle tea tree and calendula oil–infused pimple patches that'll clear up pesky breakouts overnight by sucking out all the gunk and pus trapped underneath the skin. Gone are the days of freaking out over your latest blemish.

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    After cleaning your face before bed, apply a patch directly to the inflamed breakout. When you wake up in the morning and remove the patch, the pimple will be visibly smaller and less inflamed. *Plus* you'll be able to see all the gross white gunk on the patch itself (v satisfying feeling).

    Get 40 patches from Amazon Canada for $25.05. And for larger, square patches, click here.

    And if you're fighting some serious breakouts, check out our roundup of face treatments that'll make a noticeable difference.

    2. A snow removal tool to use on your roof or tall bushes so you can safely remove snow without getting on a ladder. It'll cut through snow quickly and efficiently, so the snow slides right off without getting anywhere close to you.

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    The plastic chute attached to the tool gives the snow a smooth pathway to follow as you cut through. It'll slide along the plastic down your roof and onto the ground underneath. Since it's so long, you'll be able to stand back and watch the snow fall without getting a face full of powder.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $174.95.

    3. Bottle cleaning tablets so you can finally reach the bottom of your water bottle or tea travel mug without having to furiously scrub or get your entire arm wet in the process of trying to reach all the nooks and crannies.

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    They're biodegradable, chlorine-free, all-natural, and environmentally safe! They work on stainless steel bottles, plastic, glass, porcelain, and silicone.

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon Canada for $16.68 (also available in a pack of three).

    4. Nail and cuticle oil made from jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E that'll target weak nails to restore strength and soften cuticles. If your nails are constantly breaking or peeling, this is for you!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.48.

    5. Touch-up razors so you can safely remove unwanted peach fuzz + stray eyebrow and chin hairs. The blades are designed with built-in guards so they won't cut your skin, plus you'll receive an extra attachment for super precise eyebrow shaping.

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    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    6. Dishwasher cleaner tablets, because just putting things in the dishwasher for a quick spin may not be enough (*gasps*). Gross smells and lime can build up in your dishwasher, so these tablets will clean your machine for future spotless washes.

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    Get six tablets from Amazon Canada for $20.22.

    7. A SnoShark for your car that'll remove snow and ice without scratching. It can extend to 39 inches long, but can fold down to compact size for storage. The actual paddle is nylon so it will withstand the cold.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $77.87.

    8. A hair finishing cream to help tame those annoying baby hairs that surround your face and fly around no matter the weather or how much you try to control them. Sleek buns, we will master you.

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    Made from natural plant extracts, the serum won't leave your hair greasy.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    9. A five-window insulation kit to help keep cold air out and warm air in. The crystal clear film covers your windows and shrinks to form a protective, heat-trapping barrier.


    It's really simple to apply! Just put up the double-sided tape around the frame of your window, apply the film, and shrink with the use of a blowdryer. If you're confused, it's like the blowdryer causes the film to become a suction cup around the window, stopping leaks and drafts.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.69+ (available in one-, three-, and ten-window kits).

    10. Charcoal air fresheners for your shoes or gym bag that'll banish all smelly smells probably lingering in your apartment. They'll absorb excess moisture, preventing mould, mildew, and bacteria buildup.

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    These fresheners can last up to two years! To keep them at their best, put them in the sun once a month.

    Get two from Amazon Canada for $12.95+ (also available as a four-pack).

    And click here to check out more solutions for smelly feet.

    11. A NYX setting spray to finish off your day's makeup application. It'll mattify your foundation and prevent things like humidity and sweat from ruining your look. AMEN.

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    The lightweight formula will help to reduce shine and works well with powder and eye makeup.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $6.39.

    12. A jewelry cleaning brush, because no one should deal with dull diamonds. This brush will make them sparkle just like the first day you bought them.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.67.

    13. A Rubbermaid produce saver that'll lengthen the lifespan of your groceries by regulating the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide and preventing moisture build-up, slowing down the spoilage process. Now you'll actually get your money's worth of all those fruits and veggies you buy every week.

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    I own these containers and absolutely love them. They keep my produce fresh five times longer than normal plastic containers. I can now store strawberries and blueberries for longer than a week and not feel incredibly guilty about not eating them in time. By the second week, they are still fresh!

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $28.91+ (available in various sizes and in packs).

    And check out our review on the Rubbermaid produce saver containers!

    14. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey that'll add some spicy sweetness to any and every meal. It'll be the perfect topping to pizza, veggies, meat, and scrambled eggs. Honestly there's nothing you can't put this on, so consider it time to get adventurous.

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    It's also paleo-friendly and gluten-free.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.94.

    And check out our review of Mike's Hot Honey!

    15. Noise-cancelling earplugs, because you're not as young as you used to be and VERY loud sounds hurt your ears. Face it — being at a concert where the music is too loud is uncomfortable. These will reduce the decibel level and come with three different bud sizes so you can find ones that actually stay in place.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $37.95.

    16. An Elizavecca protein treatment for those that have gone a bit overboard with hair styling tools or have spent a ton of time outside in the sun. It'll help repair over-processed or damaged hair back to a luxurious shine.

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    17. A Dash egg cooker, because it'll whip up delicious (and nutritious) eggs for you every 👏🏻 single 👏🏻 time. It'll serve up hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs in just minutes.

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    And don't worry if you're in the shower when your meal is done – the cooker has an auto-off to prevent overcooking and a buzzer to alert you. The removable trays are also dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28+ (available in five colours).

    And check out our spotlight on the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker here.

    18. A bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish so you can rid of scuffs, water marks, and anything else lingering on your tables within 20 minutes of application. It'll polish and add a protective layer to prevent the wood from once again drying out and fading (so you won't have to restore over and over again).

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.79+ (available in packs).

    Also, check out our spotlight on the wood polish!

    19. A set of packing cubes, because they'll help you increase space in your suitcase like no other. The double-stitching makes them incredibly strong, so no, they won't split from being overstuffed with your belongings.

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    In one set you'll get four cubes of varying size to accommodate different items!

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $28.99 (for a pack of four, available in 13 colours/patterns).

    20. Traceless Invisibobble hair ties that'll get rid of that annoying ponytail crease that always forms once your hair has been pulled back for a while. It won't cause tangles or catch your hair, so no more painful pulling!

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    Get three from Amazon Canada for $6.99+.

    And click here for our full review of the traceless hair ties.

    21. An Anker wireless charging pad so you can juice up your phone without a wire jungle forming on your desk. The blue light will illuminate during charging so you won't be caught two hours later with a nearly empty battery because you didn't lay it down properly.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    It was also selected as the low-price pick for the best wireless chargers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    22. An eyeliner stamp, because spending time in front of the mirror trying to perfectly match your wings is so darn frustrating. Those with shaky hands can finally get the sharp edge they're looking for — this stamp will provide equal wings each and every time.

    One side of the pen is the stamp while the other is a regular eyeliner pen. Plus you can feel confident through the day; the stamp is waterproof and smudge-proof.

    Get the set of two (one for each eye) from Amazon Canada for $17.97+ (available in three sizes).

    And check out our spotlight on the eyeliner stamp here!

    23. An OXO dish squeegee to clear leftover food from dishes, countertops, and sinks. It'll make your cleaning process that much easier so you don't have to waste water. Less water = lower water bill.

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    The flat and curved edges mean you can tackle both plates and bowls. No nook or cranny stand a chance!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.32.

    24. A cutlery organizer, because you've definitely got your set messily thrown into a kitchen drawer. This organizer will make use of vertical space, leaving more horizontal space in your drawer for other utensils.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.88.

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