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    23 Products I Don't Understand How You've Lived Your Whole Life Without

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    1. Nano Towels made with a special dirt-, liquid-, and dust-trapping fabric that'll leave surfaces glistening with JUST WATER. Remind me why you've been spending money on (and forcing yourself to smell the harsh chemicals of) regular cleaning products all this time???


    No clue? That's what I thought. These babies are at least worth a try — they come with a one-year warranty and a 100% satisfaction guarantee, so you can get your money back if they don't work for you as well as they did for the over 2,000 folks who left positive reviews.

    Promising review: "I recently switched my cleaning products from strong stuff like Lysol, Clorox etc. to more natural products. I thought these were going to be basically microfiber towels (which I have plenty of already) and I didn't have much faith that they could clean the way they claim with just water. I was SO wrong! These things are AMAZING!!! They were delivered just a few hours ago and I've spent the past two hours running around my house cleaning everything I can find! I used a wet one and a dry one and cleaned all the stainless steel in my kitchen, my wooden cabinets, granite countertops, kitchen sink, doors, walls....I have four kids (two toddlers), so needless to say there are plenty of things in my house that need cleaning. These towels worked so much better than I could've ever expected, and I'm amazed that I can use them on so many different surfaces! They save so much time because you don't have to carry around a bunch of different cleaners for everything you want to clean. No cleaning products, no paper towels, and my house is cleaner than it's been in a long time. And it took a fraction of the time it would normally take to do it! Don't think twice — your only regret will be that you didn't find them sooner!" —MommaD

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $24.90 (available in two colors).

    2. The TubShroom, a possibly magical drain protector that over 12,000 (!!!!!!!) reviewers swear by for making the process of cleaning their drain as easy and un-gag-worthy as possible.

    TubShroom Hair Catcher / YouTube / Via

    This thing collects all the icky loose hair neatly around it (at the bottom, so you can't see it when the TubShroom is in place), so all you have to do is wipe it off! It's super simple, yet so genius that some folks are about ready to make it their religion — read for yourself:

    Promising review: "The TubShroom is a life-changer. To market this simply as a revolutionary bathtub strainer is to degrade the perfection of the TubShroom. People often describe their life split into ages, from childhood to college, from marriage to the birth of their children, career growth to retirement. I see my life divided into two distinct periods centered on one singular event: the gloomy, pestilent dark ages before TubShroom, and all the glorious, magnificent days thereafter. No amount of glowing, favorable adjectives will ever do justice to the magnificence of the TubShroom. These are but feeble, limiting words, which by their very nature, cannot capture the richness, splendor and transcendent power that is the TubShroom. The TubShroom is embodied enlightenment disguised as a humble implement to avoid bathtub clogs." —Zerubba U Levi

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five colors).

    3. A peppermint, spearmint, and lavender essential oil roll-on headache and migraine relief stick so soothing and effective, you'll never leave home without it.

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    Seriously — I know I don't. I started using this magical product last year and since then have told approximately 1,089,642 people about it. I keep one in my purse and one on my dresser, and I reorder before I'm actually close to running out. While it won't kill a major migraine on its own, it feels super soothing and cooling. If I end up taking ibuprofen for my headache, this is really nice to use while it kicks in. Also, if I just have a slight headache or just the beginnings of one, a few swipes of this (lightly on my temples and forehead and as heavily as I want on my neck) can actually knock it out or delay it getting worse. I so wish I'd had it during high school and college to help me get through the day!

    Read my full review here.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    4. Adjustable bed sheet fasteners so you can finally get your fitted sheet to CHILL. If it were up to you, you'd stay on your bed 24/7. So why is your sheet always trying to escape?????


    Promising review: "My husband turns a lot in his sleep and has always woken up with the fitted sheet halfway off his side of the bed. We bought these and we have NEVER once had to adjust the sheet in the morning! These are amazing! They're the kind of thing you'll never know how you lived without before." —LinseyB

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    5. The Satisfyer Pro 2, an amazing waterproof sex toy that stimulates your clit without actually touching it — it uses air pulses to give the feeling of suction. You'll be (big) O so happy it ~came~ into your life.


    Promising review: "Okay, real talk. I've always had an incredibly difficult time reaching completion. Sometimes it takes me hours with high-tech vibes, and even then no guarantees. On top that, I’m also on some meds that kill sex drive. My partner and I are on year five of our relationship and it’s always been a source of frustration and guilt. I can count on one hand the amount of times in five years that I have reached completion when we're together. I'd tried so many different things and was at the end of my emotional rope thinking I was going to be participating in sex I didn’t enjoy (through no fault of his skill or effort) for the rest of my life. Fast forward to this device. I swear, I had TWO back-to-back orgasms in under 20 minutes, which for me is a miracle. I went on to have a third while participating in the deed with some creative positioning. I think I might still be a little lightheaded. I cried and then decided to write this review. For any woman who is out there suffering and has tried it all, please buy this. It’s changed my life in one night." —Samantha Cole

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on the Satisfyer Pro 2.

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95.

    6. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet that's so simple yet game-changing. It might even save you from spending your life in prison after straight up murdering your roomate for throwing their icky cereal bowl in with the dishes you JUST. FREAKING. WASHED.


    Promising review: "This holds really well to the door of the dishwasher and I couldn't be more pleased with it. It's very simple and no-frills, but it does the job and didn't cost a lot. It makes our lives much easier not having to worry if the dishes are clean, and it saves water that way!" —brooke

    Get it from Amazon for $3.29.

    7. A sleek toilet paper holder with a handy basket for storing your phone, a book, wipes, or whatever your on-the-John must haves are. Now if we could just get one of these installed in every public bathroom where I've wanted to check my email but not put my phone on a germy surface, please and thank you.


    It comes with the necessary mounting hardware.

    Promising review: "I used to have to put my stuff on the tile floor, but no more. This not only fits my iPhone, but it also fits my iPad Pro 10 1/2 inch standing up diagonally! It’s very strongly mounted to the wall with the two screws. I also love that it’s so easy to just slide the roll onto the hanger without the hassle of a spring-loaded spindle. Great product!" —Doby

    Get it from Amazon for $9+ (available in six colors).

    8. Super effective pimple patches to suck all of the gunk out of even the most stubborn zits and have your skin looking big-event-ready in no time.


    Promising review: "Okay, what is this sorcery?? I can't believe I never knew these existed. I seriously felt like a teenager again last weekend. Literally days after talking about how great my skin has been, this giant, painful, bulging zit was starting to form right in the middle of my chin. A week before my cousin's wedding, naturally. It was like it wouldn't stop growing, and spot treatment solution was doing absolutely nothing. It hurt so bad, and I couldn't help trying to pop it, but it refused. Then I heard about these. I placed one on my chin the second they arrived in the mail. After a few hours, I saw the white forming and I was curious and peeled it off. Then I put a fresh one on before bed, and come the next morning...HOLY COW, the entire dot of the patch was now a giant white blob. This zit was no joke. It's amazing how much fluid/pus had to get sucked out. Like I said, this is some magic. The zit completely went away within a day." —Heather R. Weather

    Get a box of 36 from Amazon for $6.10.

    9. A genius soap-saving dish so your bars will last way longer and you won't ever have to touch that icky, half-dissolved soap gunk ever again. *Shudders*


    The base is a suction cup, so it won't tip over even though it's on an angle.

    Promising review: "This is one of the best things I have EVER bought. I love this! It keeps bars of soap BONE DRY, with virtually NO gummy buildup on the bottom. After your shower, just leave the soap in the dish, and the next time you reach for it, it will be in perfect shape. I plan to buy one of these, not only for every sink in the house, but for my mom's house too." —Deborah from Los Angeles

    Get it from Amazon for $5.50.

    10. A simply brilliant bracelet fastening tool that allows you to hold one end of your bauble steady instead of trying to contort your hands into unnatural positions just to put on your damn jewelry.


    Promising review: "I can't believe I waited this long to buy one of these. My eyesight is failing, including my depth perception, so wearing bracelets has been difficult unless they're slip-on. This jewelry helper is easy to use. Now I can wear bracelets again." —Cat Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in two colors).

    11. Or a magnet clasp you can clip onto most necklaces or bracelets to make fastening them a snap from now on. Basically, I'm just trying to save you from having to deal with a lobster clasp ever again, because life's too short, amirite?!?


    Promising review: "If I could give this 10 stars, I would. I ordered it for a pricey diamond necklace I received as a gift. The jump ring was impossibly tiny, even after spending money to get it swapped for a larger one. I was concerned that the magnetic clasp wouldn't be strong enough to securely hold the chain closed, but that's not an issue at all. I love this magnetic clasp and I recommend it." —J Lapidus

    Get it from Amazon for $16.52.

    12. Biodegradable, chlorine-free water bottle cleaning tablets to make keeping your go-everywhere container fresh way less of a chore.

    All you have to do is put one tablet and some warm water into your bottle and let it fizz all the ickiness away. The tablet will dissolve completely, so once you rinse it out, your bottle's all set to be used again! That means no more scrubbing and no residual soapy taste.

    Promising review: "Can I give Bottle Bright 10 stars? This is a MIRACLE product. I saw it on Shark Tank last week and was really surprised that Lori was the only one that made them an offer (the other Sharks must not use Contigo travel mugs). I immediately ordered it to try and save my Contigo mug that I thought was too far gone. One 10 minute go-round with this product in warm water cleaned the dark brown layer of crud off the bottom of the mug, revealing perfect, shiny, good-as-new stainless steel underneath! I'd tried everything to get that off, but the shape of the bottle made it nearly impossible to scrub. With this product, it rinsed right off like it was nothing. I decided to try one more tablet with hot water and leave it overnight to get the stains off the sides of the bottle. This morning when I rinsed it out, I was absolutely blown away by how perfect it looks. I almost didn't want to put more coffee in it! Also, as the product was sitting and doing its thing in the water, there was no odor whatsoever, and there is absolutely no residual taste. I don't know how they did it, but this incredible product is a MUST-HAVE if you have a mug that you find impossible to clean!" —Erica C.

    Get a box of 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    13. Melatonin sleep gummies that just might allow even the most relentless insomniacs catch some ZZZZZs.

    Check out one BuzzFeeder's review of these gummies (spoiler alert: she says that taking two of these before bed not only helps her feel sleepy within about fifteen minutes, but also helps her actually STAY asleep).

    Promising review: "For decades, I've been plagued by various levels of insomnia. My normal routine would include heading to bed at a slightly-later-than-reasonable hour, contemplating my excessive workload, becoming exasperated about any upcoming social plans, growing anxious after reflecting further and realizing that I basically have no social life, and wondering why I had that sixth cup of coffee in the afternoon. Before you know it, it's 4:11 AM and I'm incredulous, ruminating about where I went wrong in my life. That was before an angel referred me to these. Combining the perfect texture of Welch's fruit snacks and the nostalgic flavor of Children's Dimetapp, these gummies' relaxing effects are felt within minutes, with a good night's sleep always soon to follow. Yes, I have had some bizarre dreams since taking this product, but they are a small price to pay for peaceful rest." —Daniel

    Get a bottle of 50 from Amazon for $13.29.

    14. An adhesive pen loop so you never have to endure the heartbreak of losing your favorite writing utensil ever again.


    A friend of mine who is a notebook addict absolutely swears by these!!!

    Promising review: "These use a great 3M adhesive that adheres well. I happen use a skinny pen and the elastic works well, but my wife uses a fat four-color pen and that fits just as well." —Steve Harris

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $8.99.

    15. PETure Perfect, an amazing subscription service that'll send you something with a personalized photo or illustration of your pup or kitty each month. Seriously, how have you endured hundreds of months of being alive without these boxes of joy to light up your life?


    Each box includes a custom product (such as a mug, coaster, or notebook) plus a treat recipe and a card with the month and date you can use to take your own "milestone" pic of your furry child. The items will either feature the photo you submitted or an illustration based on it (the illustrated version costs a bit more per month).

    Promising review: "The portrait was amazing! The artist captured her expression perfectly. It's not just a generic cat. It's my cat! Beautiful work!" —Jesse

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13.99+/month (available for dogs or cats).

    16. A multifunction avocado tool you can use as a slicer, de-pitter, and scooper and that no self-respecting millennial should be without.


    Promising review: "I got this as a bit of a gag gift, but the joke was on me because this thing works AMAZING! You will not regret buying this. The scoop-out-and-slice feature is a game changer." —Jason H

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. A positively revolutionary car dipping sauce holder to help you finally ketchup to those seemingly magical human beings who can eat lunch in their car without ending up with BBQ sauce all down their front.


    It can be clipped onto horizontal dash vents.

    Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian on Etsy for $5.60+ (available with one or two sauce compartments)

    18. An amazing peel-off nail polish barrier sure to change the way you do your nails. As in, you may never go to a salon again, but your mani will be so perfect everyone will think you did.

    Paint some of this magical stuff around your nails before an at-home mani or pedi, let it dry for a couple minutes, then start painting your nails with your fave shade — this base will let you peel any excess polish you get on it right off your cuticles (which sounds super satisfying, IMHO).

    Promising review: "This product is great. I wish I'd known about it sooner. It would've saved me so much money on manicures. I'm horrible at painting nails and always get polish everywhere, which is why I've always paid for manicures. I bought this and it works well. If I get anything anywhere besides the nail, I can just peel it off. It's a little liquidy, so you have to experiment with how much you need, but once you get the hang of it, it's great." —Brittany N.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    19. An incredible shed-reducing brush that will make you wonder how it's possible your pet has had So. Much. Fur. all this dang time.,

    The brush is specially designed to remove loose hair from the undercoat while keeping the topcoat intact. It's got an ejector button that makes it easy to empty, not to mention over 12,000 (!!!!) positive reviews.

    Promising review: "This thing is ridiculous. You may think you've brushed the hair off your dog, but oh no, my friend, you haven't. Let's get one thing clear, your dog has too much hair, and the Furminator seems like it was sent by aliens in the future to help you fix that. When you're done, you'll have little fur tumbleweeds bouncing around while you stare in disbelief at your dog, who'll still have fur, somehow, despite the hairpocalype unleashed by this innocuous little brush. This is the be-all and end-all of grooming products for your dog. If you hate having animal hair in your house, and have the discipline to use it every week, the FURminator will change your life." —Seth A. Ratner

    Get the one for dogs from Amazon for $19.99+ (available for short- or long-haired friends and in five sizes). Get the one for cats here.

    20. A squee-worthy heating/cooling pad in the shape of a llama to keep your cramps from causing drama.

    Urban Outfitters

    Do you remember that episode of New Girl where Jess had her period and saw a picture of a puppy in a cup and just started sobbing because she couldn't handle the cuteness? I do feel like that could happen with this friend. Plus, this precious guy can be microwaved or frozen, and the filling has lavender in it to add a soothing scent.

    Promising review: "I got it for my sister for Christmas but started using it myself. With this and some ibuprofen, my cramps were gone so fast! Also it’s adorable and smells amazing." —jackie w

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    21. A roomy scarf and belt hanger for anyone who tried to KonMari their closets and realized every last one of their accessories sparks joy. Good news — you actually DO have space for them!


    It's got 23 loops, but because hanging scarves will cover some of the loops, reviewers say it can reasonably hold about 15 scarves.

    Promising review: "I'm very happy with this purchase. It was easy to load up my scarves, they won't be all wrinkled, I can see each one at a glance, and it's easy to remove the one I want. I've tried several different ways of organizing my collection and I wish I'd thought of this sooner. I bought two and organized the racks by color. I ended up with a beautiful display!" —N. G. Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87.

    22. A zipper repair kit that'll make you wonder why you wasted more time cursing a stuck or broken zipper than it would take for you to just replace it yourself with this.


    The kit includes 11 replacement zippers in common sizes and designs, four bottom stopper replacements and six top stopper replacements, plus illustrated instructions and access to a customer service line that'll help you figure out exactly the replacement part you need.

    Promising review: "I was really bummed when the zipper on my favorite jacket broke. I ordered this but was still a little worried that it either wouldn't work or it was going to be something I wouldn't know how to do. This kit requires zero skills other than reading. I've never repaired an article of clothing in my entire life, but after just five minutes my zipper was replaced, my jacket was on my body, and life was happy again! I can't recommend this product enough. The instructions are incredibly simple and easy to follow, they have every kind of zipper you could ever want, and if they don't have the right zipper for your item, it includes a number to call where they will help you figure out what zipper you need and send it to you! This has been one of my better Amazon purchases!" —Nate

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95 (available for clothing or outdoor gear).

    23. And finally, a corgi butt mouse pad, because come on, how have you seriously gone your whole computer-using life without this wonderfully thicc lad???


    Promising review: "This is the best ass I have EVER seen. Firm, yet squishy. Soft, yet supportive. Excellent wrist support. Best I've ever had. And not to mention, it is so frickin' cute. As if it wasn't already fantastic, the cute little corgi has just enough detail to make it even more spectacular. The tiny little tail —amazing. The big corgi ears — iconic. This corgi is the best corgi I have ever owned. The material of the mouse pad is very soft and works very well. There were absolutely no issues with my mouse at all. The bottom of the mouse pad is also great for keeping it still no matter how much you move. 15/10." —Benny Wyatt McCann

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two colors).

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    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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