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    36 Products You Didn't Know Came In Collapsible Versions

    A blow dryer diffuser, heated foot tub, fishing rod, and so much more!

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    1. A salad spinner that actually dries your lettuce like it says it will. *Romaine* calm everybody.


    Take your salad for a *spin* with this 3 quart salad spinner. It comes with three pieces (the lid, the inside bowl, and the base) and is dishwasher-safe. The internal bowl and base collapse to almost half their expanded size for easy storage.

    Promising review: "I love this salad spinner. I have had several other salad spinners in the past and this one is by far the best I've ever used. It's great for storing in small spaces, easy to clean, and most of all spins the salad and herbs almost totally dry." —Robert Mugner

    Get it from Amazon for $22.39.

    2. A popcorn maker for your Friday night Christmas movie binge. Hopefully this makes it a lot more ~poppin'.~


    The Colonel Popper is made of BPA-free silicone and is dishwasher-safe. No fuss! No frill! Just popcorn.

    Promising review: "This popcorn maker works great! My microwave is rated at 1200 watts with a glass turntable. I measure 1/4 cup of regular store brand popcorn, dump it into the popcorn maker, and put the top on. Next, I place the popper in the microwave and set the timer for three minutes. When the popping sound almost stops, I turn off the microwave. At that time I lift the lid, add a couple dollops of butter, and leave the lid on to melt the butter. When it's all melted, I remove the lid and sprinkle the popcorn with garlic salt and powered cheese (but you can put whatever spices you like). Lastly, I give it a good shake to mix the ingredients and serve the popcorn in the same bowl. I love this thing. It's very easy to use and cleans up easily with soap and water." —Bruce A

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in seven colors) AND some gourmet popcorn kernels for $7.99+.

    3. A blow dryer diffuser used to reduce frizz and and do wonders for your curly locks.


    Frizz-free is the way to be! This diffuser has a connection diameter of 2.25 inches. However, since it is made of silicone, it is meant to stretch and shrink to fit most blow dryers (cool beauty science).

    Promising review: "I love this diffuser! I am a flight attendant and absolutely LOVE how it collapses for packing ease! The attachment has fit almost all of the hairdryers at hotels that I have stayed at. If the hair dryer seems too big, I just heat up the rubber part of the diffuser with the hair dryer and that makes it malleable enough to fit!" —Khristina Warren

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    4. A colander you may think is a chameleon because of how many ways it can be used. It can morph from a lid to prevent pasta from boiling over to a strainer AND steamer. The choice is yours, my good people.


    A colander that can be used three ways and collapse? UNHEARD OF. This nifty contraption is made of silicone, heat safe up to 425 degrees, and dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's, for $14.99 (originally $21.99).

    5. A beverage dispenser perfect for your next party or to simply store your favorite beverages in the fridge. Wine Wednesday might have just become your new favorite thing., Amazon

    This beverage dispenser collapses from 9" to 4". Its accordion design makes it easy to adjust its size, allowing it to fit in most medium to large sized refrigerators. You can purchase it in both 3 liter or 7.5 liter capacities to fulfill all your drankin' needs! Reviewers suggest holding the bottom if carrying it by the handle when full to make sure it is properly supported.

    Promising review: "These are the best dispensers ever! We had a couple of bigger glass and plastic dispensers but they took too much time to fill up and were hard to keep cold. Storing them was also a nightmare. UGH! We are absolutely delighted with these collapsible ones. They don't take up too much room on our tables, are easy to refill, add ice to, and transport! They hold about 4 quarts, so it was perfect for iced tea and lemonade at my family party. But I have to admit, we will definitely be using them for wine! Oh, and storage? NO PROBLEM! Just collapse them up and stick in a cupboard!" —Sharon

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97+ (available in two sizes).

    6. A lunch container to hopefully encourage you to bring your own lunch to work more often. There are no excuses when the container provides a fork, a built-in condiment container, and is *drum roll please...* collapsible.


    Store this container in your cabinet at half its original size! It is made of BPA-free, FDA-compliment materials, and is microwave-safe. It is said to be dishwasher-safe, but reviewers suggest hand washing the lid to make sure this handy dandy container stays leak-proof.

    Promising review: "I bought these for my husband and me to take to work for our lunches and they are fabulous. I love the way they collapse for easier storage but hold a ton when in use!" —Traci Saltwell

    Get it from Amazon for $11.45+ (available in three colors).

    7. A collapsible bluetooth speaker so you can jam out to all the latest hits. Non-collapsible products? ♫ Thank u, next. ♫


    This speaker comes with the charging hardware and has a battery life up to nine hours. You can control the speaker with your voice using an app for effortless music streaming. It has four color changing modes, so you can really set the mood with this lil' guy.

    Promising review: "I bought this on a trip to New York for my son. When I returned home to the UK and used it, I was so impressed that I ordered three more. I was very impressed with the quality and sound. With the speaker being collapsible, it is light and compact to carry around." —Jack

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    8. A pail with a shovel to lighten your load when taking your bambinos to the beach (in a few months, of course) or on your next family vacation.


    Some parents are even using this as an ice bucket to ~chill~ their champagne. Well, regardless of what you use it for, it is made with BPA-free silicone, measures to 8.5" wide by 6.5" tall, and collapses down to 2".

    Promising review: "I ordered these for a family vacation and they were a hit! They were durable, stackable, and easily collapsed and expanded by my 2-year-old. The buckets were the perfect size, had no sharp plastic edges, and came with awesome plastic scoop-style shovels! Also, the bottom is hard plastic and very sturdy so when its full of water/sand, it doesn't topple over!" —QDenning

    Get it from Amazon for $18.61+ (available in three colors).

    9. A tea kettle so you can be prepared to have a ~par-tea~ at any given moment without sacrificing storage space.


    It has a 40 ounce capacity (about five cups) and can be used on gas or electric stovetops.

    Promising review: "I love a pot that pours well, since a lot of my camping meals just uses hot water to rehydrate. This pot heats fast, since it is well covered and the silicon doesn't transfer heat. Not only is this as light as my titanium pots, but it collapses down to a size that is easier to manage." —W. Levering

    Get it from Amazon for $29.33 (available in two colors).

    10. A baby bath tub to ease the stress of bath time. Nothing says misery like a screaming baby and a huge clean up. Just unplug the drain, wipe it down, and fold it up. It'll be like bath time didn't even happen.


    Bath time again? Let this four position collapsible tub do all the work. It is BPA-free, lead-free, and phthalate-free, making it safe for your little one's skin. The tub is meant for babies 6-months-old to 3-years-old. Included with the tub is a sling to support the baby and compartments for bottles of shampoo and soap. It measures to 23" x 15" x 9.1", has a plug for easy drainage, four non-slip legs with safety button buckles, and is all one piece to avoid losing parts!

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this tub! We moved in to a new house, which only has a stand-up shower. Having a 1-year-old, that was not going to cut it. My baby fits nicely in the tub and still has plenty of room to play. I love that it is storage friendly. We put in under his crib and no one sees it!" —Ana Reynoso

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99 (available in 3 colors).

    11. A dog bowl so your pupper can quench their thirst on all your adventures together. LOOK. AT. THOSE. GOOD. BOYS.,

    A perfect bowl for any size doggo! It is 5.1" wide by 2.1" high, holds up to 12 fluid ounces of water or 1.5 cups of dog food, and collapses down to .5". You can clip this to your backpack or on the dog's leash so you never have an excuse to leave the pup at home again! Btw, some customers even use these for their cats.

    Promising review: "These are great little bowls! They are very nicely made, and a great price for the set. You can collapse them partially for a smaller capacity or pop them all the way out to hold more. The added clips make them even more convenient to snap on a belt or backpack." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $4.99.

    12. A travel mug you will guard with your LIFE to make sure it doesn't accidentally slip into the vortex of lost mugs.


    Sick of wasting money on coffee every morning but hate carrying around a bulky travel mug? Well, here's a solution! This travel mug can collapse and expand to three different sizes depending depending on the size of your caffeine fix. When you're done, collapse it down to its smallest size and clip it on your backpack! It is made of BPA-free silicone and has high temperature resistance. The middle has an anti-scald ring to ensure you do not burn your hand. Last but not least, it is leak-proof and dishwasher-safe, a double wammy!

    Promising review: "I wanted a coffee/iced coffee mug I could travel into the city with. One I could collapse and attach to my bag. One I could easily clean. One I could feel I could save the world with — just a little bit — by cutting down on my own garbage. Add a metal straw (not included with cup) and it's perfect, no plastic waste! If you're looking for a good-looking, easy, collapsible, hot/cold, save-the-world-just-a-little-bit item? THIS IS IT." —M. Holmes

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 5 colors).

    13. A traffic cone used for tailgates, driving practice, or dog training. If you didn't think you had a need for one of these in your life, well, now ya' do.

    The traffic cone stands 15.5" tall and is visible from up to 800 feet away. It is lightweight and easy to store, so no need to worry about lugging around one of those big heavy-duty ones!

    Promising review: "We use these for grilling events and they work great. They're well made, have held up during multiple uses, and do not collapse while in use. They take up minimal space when being stored, but are large and visible when needed." —Lissa K.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.99.

    14. A laundry bin to be your little helper on laundry day. Although you love it for that, you'll love it even more for folding up and basically being invisible when not in use.


    This heavy-duty household laundry hamper measures to 25" wide x 18" high and has a 40 liter capacity. Its collapses from 10.5" to 3" so you can stow it away until the next (hopefully less dreaded) laundry day!

    Promising review: "I kind of laughed at this at first, thinking 'how heavy duty could this thing really be?.' I figured what the heck and gave it a shot. I wasn't disappointed. This basket is really well constructed and since it arrived, has been used by our family for many things besides laundry!" —Michaelbaby1

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in 3 colors).

    15. A water bottle you can fill up with water just as fast as you can roll it up and chuck it in your bag allowing you to ~go with the flow~.,

    The company donates 10% of its profits to dolphin rescue and protection programs, so you will *dophinately* want to check out this water bottle! Fill it up when you want a drink or empty it out and roll it back up for easy storing. It is made of BPA-free silicone, can be put in the freezer and is dishwasher-safe (on the top rack only).

    Promising review: "I am so happy I found these water bottles! They are awesome to stow in a purse or backpack as they roll up to be super small when not in use. Aside from the ability to collapse the water bottle, another key feature is that they do not leak at all. I carried this with me all over the resort during a recent vacation. I had no issues and it took up barely any space in my carry-on bag." —Carolyn V.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $14.97.

    16. A salad bowl for easily transporting your favorite lunch and keeping it fresh as can be. Soggy lettuce and toppings? Oh, *kale* no!


    Check out this five-piece salad bowl that comes with a lid, base, compartmentalized tray to separate salad toppings, dressing container, and double-sided spoon and fork. It holds up to 65 ounces and collapses to 1/3 of its original size. You definitely won't want to ~leaf~ this guy behind anywhere!

    Promising review: "I am in love with this container and no, I'm not being paid to say that. As a working college student I sometimes have to pack a day's worth of food to go and these containers are the best for that! I love the compartments to keep things separated and fresh until you're ready to eat them. They provide portion control so I don't have to measure anything, and I've had no problems with leaks. (Though I am careful to keep them upright in my lunch box). I've used this container for salads, soups (the base is microwaveable!), and leftovers too. They are VERY easy to clean and top rack-dishwasher safe. Plus, the ability to collapse it after I eat means it doesn't take up much space in my bag. Yes, this IS the container you want!" —C. XOXO

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two color combinations).

    17. A shot glass that will have a permanent home in your bag or on your belt loop for that "it's five o' clock somewhere" moment.


    So cute, so compact!

    Promising review: "These are excellent shot glasses. I keep them in one of my GO bags with some flasks. It's perfect for cigar and bourbon pairing out in the middle of nowhere. Very easy to clean and durable!" —Michael S. Vecchione

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. Measuring cups to put a lil' collapsible ~luv~ into your recipes.


    These really ~measure~ up to the rest! They include a 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1/4 cup measuring cup, plus a storage ring. Just give the front a little pinch for mess-free pouring and pop them on the top rack of your dishwasher when you're done for an easy clean up!

    Promising review: "I love the huge measurement lettering because it makes them easy to grab. They are also such space-savers as they collapse and stack flat. My favorite part is the pinch-and-pour rim as it helps reduce the mess while cooking!" —LeeAnn Johnston

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in three colors).

    19. A heated foot tub so you can stop begging your significant other to rub your (potentially nasty) feet.


    Your new boo has a built in anti-spill feature, heat maintenance to help the water stay warm and will give you a vibration massage. Don't forget to throw in your favorite epsom salts!

    Get it from Target for $39.99.

    20. A yogurt maker if you like to make your own yogurt at home (or always wanted to try it!) but can't justify *another* electronic device wasting space on your shelves. Lucky for you, this one collapses and takes up barely any room.


    It can also be used to make healthy smoothies, fruit snacks, dressings, and dips. YUM! It collapses down to 3" and has an automatic shutoff feature. The lid is hand wash only and the base is wipe clean only. Give yogurt making a whirl, it may just become your new hobby!

    Promising review: "I have been using this yogurt maker weekly for the past nine months and haven't had any problems whatsoever. It consistently makes yogurt exactly as it should be." —Tashi

    Get it from Amazon for $48.38.

    21. A crudité platter great for Taco Tuesday toppings, entertaining, or just storing your weekly noms in the fridge.


    Crudité is basically just a fancy word for a vegetable serving platter, but that doesn't mean it needs to be confined to serving veggies! It has a 13.75" diameter, is made of BPA-free silicone, and has a stainless steel rim. Included is a lid that does not snap into place, but hovers over the top to keep your food lookin' and tastin' good.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas gift for sister who is 30 and she absolutely loves it! She said it's nice for parties because at the end of the night when she is tired she just pops the lid on and puts it in the fridge instead of having to bag up the vegetables. She also commented on the quality and said the lid is glass and stainless steel around the edges." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    22. A cupcake holder so you can easily transport baked goods without a Leaning Tower Of Pisa situation.


    You can hold up to 24 cupcakes, a 10” layer round or 9” square cake in this cupcake/cake carrier. It is designed to be super tall so you can really pile on that frosting! The cupcake tray inserts have deep holes so the cupcakes won’t tip over while transporting, as well as finger recesses so they are easy to grab while serving. When done using it, the trays fold up and nests inside the cake carrier, which collapses to ⅓ its original height (5" high). It is dishwasher-safe and will really help any baker ~rise~ to the occasion!

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my nana's birthday and she LOVES it! She always bakes cakes and cupcakes for people, and the option of keeping the cupcake holders in or removing them for a larger cake is genius. It's easy to collapse and pop back up with sturdy silicone, and snaps shut in four places to keep the lid nice and secure. Cupcake racks have finger grooves to remove individual cupcakes without smushing or making a mess. It is way bigger than I thought it would be, but it's better to know that you've got enough room for layered cakes or cupcakes with tall icing as opposed to risking it and hoping it fits." —Liv Hunt

    Get it from Amazon for $25.53 (available in two colors).

    Psst! Also check out the amazing collapsible cake and appetizer platter as well as the deviled egg and pie carrier on this product listing!

    23. A 2-in-1 klipscoop you'll be wondering where the HECK it's been all your life. Taking care of your furry BFF just got a lot easier.


    This life changing bag clip and food scooper combo comes in 1/2 cup, 1 cup, and 2 cup capacities and is dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "It's hard to imagine that anyone can get excited about a measuring cup but I am so stoked that this one is terrific. The clip helps keep my cats food fresh and makes the bag easily accessible. The measuring cup is accurate and helps make sure you are scooping out the right amount of food." —CATLVR

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (comes in four different colors).

    24. A dish tub that is used for a lot of other (random) things besides washing dishes. Customers are also using it as a beverage tub or to wash their bunnies. Versatility at its finest.


    The tub that *does it all* has a 10 quart capacity and collapses to 1/3 of its original size.

    Promising review: "I could have never imagined a better dish tub. It is the perfect size and color for our sink, is super lightweight, reasonably-priced, and has feet to keep it from sitting in nasty sink water. Also, because it's tapered, it uses much less water than a straight-sided bin. AND it's collapsible! What more could anyone ask for?" —Cape Cod Kadi

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    25. A scissor because you just never know when you're going to need one. You might look like a total grandma having this in your bag, but when your BFF has a huge string hanging from her sweater at happy hour, she'll thank you.


    Promising review: "These are very sturdy scissors. They cut very well and are not the cheap ones you can get everywhere else. I got them to put in the first aid kit I made for my family and was surprised with their great quality. I put one in my sewing kit, my car, and wherever I think I might need scissors." —CassiD

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $7.99.

    26. A reusable straw that folds away into a nice little keychain storage container. Throw it on your backpack or purse so you can always be environmentally friendly, even on the go.

    It comes with a cleaning brush and is also dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I love these straws. Perfect and handy to keep in your purse for on the go. Many places are cutting back on giving out straws to help the environment and this is perfect to have on hand. They easily fold up and pop back into the little carrying box. I keep these in my purse for myself and my four-year-old. They're easy to clean and carry so we're never without a straw!" —J.Smith

    Get a pack of two on Amazon for $14.59.

    27. A lantern you can use to charge your phone, is re-chargable via solar power or a USB wire, and will no doubt keep your camping trip or blackout ~lit~.

    Use this bad boy as a full blown lantern, or a small flashlight! It has three light settings and comes with a USB cable to charge the lantern.

    Promising review: "This is a very handy lamp to have for a multitude of reasons. This lantern can be charged via solar power and used as a phone charger to hopefully avoid getting yourself into a pickle during a natural emergency. It's also great for camping, as the light can be used as a lantern or be collapsed and used as a flashlight. You can also charge the lantern via a phone charger. Unlike a flashlight, it's small, lightweight, and requires no batteries. It's so versatile and a 'must have' for any home!" —Amy T

    Get it from Amazon for $16.63 (available in two different colors).

    28. A microwave steamer that also doubles as a serving bowl for quick but perfectly steamed veggies every time.


    A collapsible steamer that is specifically designed for the microwave and is dishwasher-safe. Have dinner on the table and clean up in no time!

    Promising review: "I bought this for our RV to save space. Everything I’ve steamed has come out better than the big steamer I have in my house. I especially love it for re-steaming Chinese food and other leftovers. They come out tasting as good as the first time around. It’s easy to clean and a no fuss way to steam food." —Bill D.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    29. A microwave cover to avoid a mess in the microwave. No more leaving food splatter for weeks and having to scrape it off.


    This little alien space ship looking thing is definitely ~out of this world~. You can put it in the dishwasher, it's made of BPA-free silicone, heat safe up to 600 degrees, and has a 10.5" diameter. It collapses from 3.5" to 1" for easy storage and most importantly, keeps your microwave squeaky clean.

    Promising review: "This thing is easy to clean, (the collapsible part is silicone, so spattered food washes off easily), and is very well made. It's tall enough to cover most plates of food, and shallow bowls. It folds pretty flat, so it can be easily stored somewhere other than in your microwave." —JRB

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    30. A splatter screen so you can fry your favorite foods but reduce the mess.


    Fun fact! This splatter screen can also double as a pot holder or trivet on your table or countertop. It is BPA-free and will protect your stove from harsh grease!

    Promising review: "What a neat idea! The old metal and mesh ones always wind up tearing, and they are hard to clean. This one goes in the dishwasher and comes out like new. I especially like that it folds up for storage. Although the picture looks small, it folds out and fits my largest diameter frying pan. I've given them as presents and always get a huge 'thank you' because the gizmo works so well. If you want a non-greasy stove top, get one of these. You won't be sorry." —Bobbi

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49.

    31. An on-the-go wine bag and collapsible funnel to stop your *wining* about not being able to easily transport your favorite bottle of rosé.


    This comes with two reuseable, leak-proof wine bags and a BPA-free collapsible silicone funnel for no mess fillups! It is perfect for taking wine on-the-go and can be rinsed with soap and water for multiple uses. The company offers a one-year warranty in case you make some ~pour~ decisions.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas gift for my mom who says it is one of the best things ever. It's very sturdy, flexible, and easy to clean." —Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    32. An over-the-sink colander that won't ~strain~ your arms because it's super lightweight and easily expands to fit any sized sink.


    Time to chuck your bulky, metal colanders ladies and gents! This over-the-sink colander has arms that expand out to 24" and are adjustable depending on sink size. It has a 6 quart capacity, is dishwasher-safe, and has a money-back guarantee!

    Promising review: "This is well worth the money to anyone having limited storage space, and desiring a high quality colander. Well made, easy to use, clean and store, what else would one ask for in a colander?" —Gil

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in six colors).

    33. A stock pot great for good old-fashioned camping, RV life, or home-cooking alike. If you don't have a ton of space but love making a big batch of soup on the reg, this guy is for you.

    Wow, can you say space saving? Never worry about not being able to store big bulky pots in your tiny apartment again with this silicone and stainless steel one quart stock pot. It has a glass lid and is compatible with multiple types of stoves, including a home gas stove or a portable electric stove. That means cooking on your next camping trip should be an absolute breeze.

    Promising review: "This is a great little pot! It’s versatile, sturdy, easy to clean, and even comes with a pourable lid. I’m mainly going to be using this on a propane range in our camper, but I tried it out on our gas cooktop in the house and really enjoyed using it." —NJT

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    34. A telescopic fishing rod that helped this Amazon reviewer catch a 22 pound Yellowfish!


    The fishing rod comes in five different lengths and can be used for saltwater or fresh water fishing. The customer in the picture used the 9.84 foot rod on a 15 pound test line to catch that beauty! It is made of high density 24 ton carbon fiber and e-glass composite, making it lightweight and completely balanced. The reel is NOT included, but works best with a spinning reel (find a *collapsible* spinning reel here!). Also, the company offers a worry-free 1 year warranty on the pole in case, you know, a part of the pole gets ~lost at sea~.

    Promising review: "I brought this to Mexico Beach. Everyone kept telling me it was a garbage pole to fish with on the beach, but I caught 30+ fish that weekend. Sure many of the fish were 5–9 inches and weighed little, but I did catch a few 13–15 inch fish AND a baby blacktip shark. This pole took it all like a champ with no issues. It's my new favorite pole at the moment." —Kyosji Kenji

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in five lengths).

    35. A baking dish perfect for making lasagna, a loaf of banana bread, or even (dare I say) steaming vegetables. A ton of ways to use it, plus easy storage? I'd say we got ourselves a winner.


    A lovely baking dish that is dishwasher-, oven-, freezer-, and microwave-safe. Who ever thought food grade silicone could do it all? The outside measures to 10.5" long, 5.5" wide, and 2.75" tall, while the inside measures to 8" long, 4.75" wide, and 2.5" tall. It collapses down to 2" and holds up to 40 ounces, perfect for baking and storing! Included with this purchase comes a lid that is not airtight, but will still properly cook, bake, and reheat your food properly. Use it in the oven at temperatures ranging from -40 to 446 degrees (Fahrenheit).

    Promising review: "We recently purchased two of the Bakerpan silicone small round pot/steamer cookers, which are absolutely terrific! now we have purchased the larger Bakerpan rectangle. It is flexible, durable (can be used in the oven and is dishwasher-safe), and a perfect size for us." —D. Nes

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    36. A LED lamp that is super lightweight and portable so you can get proper lighting no matter what you're doing or where you're going. Traveling for work? Crafting at home? Don't worry, we got you!

    This lamp uses COB LED technology and can output 220 lumens of intense light, meaning it's about 3 time brighter than a 24 LED desk lamp. There are 3 light settings and it folds flat to 5” x 3” x 1.75”. Ultimately it can be extended up to 13” high with many adjustable positions in between. The best part? When you're done using it just fold it up and toss it in your bag! It can run off triple AAA batteries or be charged with a USB cord (included) so you never have to worry about being ~left in the dark~.

    Promising review: "This is just what I needed! I’ve been looking for a portable light for working at a desk when I travel and all I've found is bulky things that didn’t fold flat like they said they would or things that had to be plugged in to my computer. This is small and mighty. It folds up so flat and tiny that it will be traveling in my computer bag from now on. It also has different levels of brightness, can run on batteries, or be plugged in. I really appreciate this light and it’s nimble design." —Wendy Golski

    Get it from Amazon for $12.80.

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