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

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    1. A simple-yet-brilliant magnetic glasses holder to keep your specs safely on your shirt at all times, and prevent the panic that always ensues when you lose track of your favorite pair. It also works great for ID badges and corded earbuds!


    This cool gizmo was featured on Shark Tank! You just place the little piece of plastic with two super strong magnets on the inside of your shirt, stick the hook on the front, and you're good to go!

    Promising review: "I was visiting my uncle and he mentioned he keeps dropping his glasses when he bends over. He didn't want to get an eyeglass chain because he didn't want to look like 'an old man' (he's almost 80). I immediately remembered seeing these, so I ordered it him one. He LOVES it! He's able to keep his glasses handy at all times, and they NEVER fall off this holder." —Jim & Nancy Yates

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A lidded ice cube tray that you know has to be good, because why else would 1,400 reviewers actually be EXCITED about an ice cube tray??? The lid keeps it clean, allows you to squeeze out excess water, and makes it stackable (hello, more freezer space!).


    I'm kinda wondering why they make any ice cube trays WITHOUT lids tbh. Plus, the tray is top rack dishwasher-safe! Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this tray here.

    Promising review: "This is the best ice cube tray there is. I did a stupid amount of research and testing to find this (stupid because's just an ice cube tray). It works better than they describe it. You fill it with water, swipe your hand across to get out the excess, and the lid is sealed very well. You can put it in your freezer sideways, carry it upside down, whatever. Afterwards, the ice is super easy to get out — you twist it once, and then (since they are a half moon-shaped) you press one side of the ones you want and they slide out. The plastic is high quality; my freezer is set much colder than average to keep booze cold, and the plastic stays flexible and not brittle. I don't usually write reviews, but just buy this freakin' thing already." —bcomstock15

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

    3. Bawdy Butt Mask, aka a sheet mask for your bodacious buns. Because why shouldn't the cheeks on your tush get the same pampering as the cheeks on your face?

    Free People

    Each variety has a slightly different effect, but they claim to do things like brighten, firm, hydrate, and tone.

    Get it from Free People for $9 (available in four varieties) or Amazon for $9.95 (available in four varieties).

    4. Chafe-preventing thigh bands, because nothing — not even the uncomfy rubbing that plagues us all in the summer — should stop you from wearing your fave dresses, skirts, and shorts. Time to breathe a thigh of relief., Amazon

    They've got over 3,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "Where have these been all my adult life? I love dresses and skirts but I certainly don't love the sweating and rubbing that comes with wearing them, especially in the hot, humid summer. Normally, I'd wear a pair of bike shorts with dresses and skirts to help combat that, but some outfits just won't work with them. These Bandelettes fit amazingly well. I followed the size chart exactly and have no issues with the fit. These stay exactly where I put them without slipping or sliding around. The first time I wore them, I forgot I even had them on. The lace is soft and not itchy at all like some lace products can be. I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and functionality. The only slight drawback I found was that with some tighter-fitting outfits you can slightly see the outline of the lace, but I didn't find this to be a huge problem. Overall, I find these to be worth every single penny and I'd definitely buy them again. They're comfortable, they work, and they're sexy. Win win win." —Ashley

    Get them from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in six sizes and 12 styles and colors).

    5. Or Body Glide Anti-Chafe Balm, an odorless formula that'll provide amazing protection all day long so even the sweatiest summer days won't ~rub~ you the wrong way.

    Promising review: "This stuff really is AWESOME. It really works and I don't know where it's been all my life. I started looking for something for thigh chafing and I read about a few options, and Body Glide was on the top of each list. I bought it and it was fantastic. No rubbing, no issue. And it's super easy to use — just slide it on like you'd use deodorant. I give it a few good swipes on any area that may rub and I'm done. It's light as a feather and leaves no residue." —SweetPea

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. Weird-yet-wonderful prism glasses that shift your sightline 90 degrees, so you can do what you've always dreamed of. Yes, I'm talking about reading a book or watching TV while lying all the way down on your back. We have reached peak cozy.,

    Promising review: "Who knew that I needed an invention like this? Not me. Sometimes I can get serious neck pain from tilting my head down to read a book in my lap, so I might try shifting positions or holding the book up higher or something like that. But nothing has worked like these glasses — I can now lie flat on my bed or sofa while comfortably reading a book in my lap. Talk about relaxing! And these glasses fit great whether I'm wearing contacts or reading glasses. The only downside is that they do have a tendency to slip off my face if I'm sitting upright trying to look down at something, so I pretty much only use them while lying down." —Lord & Lady Burnett

    Get them from Amazon for $12.95.

    7. The Tile Pro, a handy little device here to ensure you never lose your phone, keys, wallet, kid's favorite toy, or any other precious item ever again.


    This tracker goes far above and beyond just allowing you to use your phone to find what it's attached to — it works both ways. You can use the app on your phone to make the Tile ring and locate it, or you can hit the button on the Tile to make your phone ring (it even works if you've silenced your cell!!!). If you lose whatever you've hooked the Tile onto outside of the device's range, the app can tell you the last place you had it, plus if other Tile app users come within range of it, you can get notified of its location!

    Promising review: "Oh Tile, how I love thee! These babies have made my life so much easier now that I don't have to hunt for my husband"s phone, wallet, and keys anymore. We no longer have arguments about it and it has brought peace back to our valley. The fact that they're simple to use, loud enough to hear, and have a longer battery life make these babies a real winner to us! If you lose your stuff on the regular, get these — no regrets." —Spa Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    8. A set of springform pans for anyone who knows that the worst part of baking is trying to get your creation out of the dang pan. The sides of these are removable, so you can slide the food right out and onto a plate. Easy as ~pie~.


    These wonders are also non-stick, BPA-free, and dishwasher-safe!

    Get a set of two from BuzzFeed's Tasty collection at Walmart for $14.88.

    9. The Pocket Palette, a tiny on-the-go makeup kit that packs major glam. Your bulky makeup bag may start to feel left out of your adventures now that this little guy has taken its place in your purse, backpack, and gym bag.


    It's got BB cream, creamy pink makeup that can be used on the lips and cheeks, and an itty-bitty mascara wand!

    Promising review: "It was one of those early mornings; I had an early meeting. On my way to work I went to check my mail, and there was my Pocket Palete waiting for me. I literally put it in my pocket, went to work, went straight to the bathroom, quickly used the 1-2-3 step process, and went to my meeting! It was so effortless — it was awesome! The pigment and consistency of the BB cream was great! It feels velvety soft. The consistency of the lip product feels great, not drying, and the product is very pigmented so you can use it for more than one application. The mascara also has great pigment and it definitely elongated my lashes. This is a great product to have handy, be it in your desk or your purse. It truly saves the day!" —P

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $11.99 (available in four shades).

    10. A pair of Thinx, surprisingly cute undies that can hold up to two tampons worth of period flow. Yeah, that's right — it's an easier, more environmentally-friendly, and less cramp-inducing alternative to tampons, cups, and pads.

    Lara Parker

    Oh, and if not schlepping period supplies or having to stick anything into your already super-sore body didn't sound appealing enough to you, these babies are also surprisingly easy to care for. Just give them a rinse by hand and then wash them in a lingerie bag with the rest of your clothes! Read why one BuzzFeeder totally swears by these here.

    Promising review: "I’m not being dramatic when I say Thinx has revolutionized my period. I always used to have leaks at night using pads and even sometimes tampons. I’ve tried so many period options and Thinx has by far been the easiest and most comfortable option. I have four pairs and this style is my favorite! Plus the colors are so cute. Can’t recommend these enough!" —Juliana G.

    Get them from Thinx for $34 (available in sizes XS-3X and in four colors). Find more styles here.

    11. A leakproof car garbage can and organizer, because I hate to break it to you — just stuffing things in your car's center console does not actually count as throwing them away. Shocking, I know.


    It's also got a tissue dispenser, two cupholders, and a roomy front pocket.

    Promising review: "I know it’s silly to love a garbage can for your car, but after having one that frequently dumped out I really do love this one. It holds a full-size box of Kleenex, it has a no-spill lid, it's big enough to throw away an empty water bottle, and it can be lined with a plastic grocery bag. The straps are long enough that I’m able to secure it around the lid to my center console so it sits behind it instead of behind a seat. Best car garbage can I’ve ever seen." —Catherine Baker

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    12. A BPA-free drain protector featuring a whimsical animal friend here to collect all the chunks of stuff you really don't want going down your drain., Amazon

    Promising review: "THIS! You NEED this! You don't think you do, but once you place it in your sink you can't live without it! It brightens up the sink (who would've thought that was possible?) and works fabulously as a strainer. LOVE IT!!!" —Jan Strohecker

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in seven animals).

    13. Amazing, discreet earplugs that don't totally block noise, but rather lower the volume in super loud settings. In other words, they're a dream come true for anyone who is sensitive to loud sounds or has ever left a concert with their ears ringing.


    These babies (which were also seen on Shark Tank ) have over 1,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I'm autistic with noise sensitivities. I have tried other earplugs but they always muffled conversations, and have tried earmuffs but I really don't like standing out when I'm in public. This was a really serious issue for me, because my sound sensitivities make it very difficult to walk alongside busy roads or sit in loud rooms like restaurants without having a shutdown or meltdown. I was debating saving up for electronic earplugs, but I came across these and decided to give them a chance. I am SO glad I did! Not only are they discreet and comfortable, but they work great. I can actually sit in my living room, watch TV with my family, and talk to my dad without having to grin and bear the volume. My dad's going deaf, and he tends to yell-speak, which is horrible when combined with my sensory issues. Either I have to remind him to quiet down every few minutes or I have to pretend that I don't want to take several steps back and cover my ears (because that would be rude, obviously). No one wins in the situation, but with these earplugs it's not an issue anymore. I can talk to my dad and honestly fully enjoy the conversation for the first time since his hearing started to go. It really is amazing." —Brandon McNabb

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98.

    14. A trendy neon-trimmed clear backpack so you can easily get into stadiums and concerts with strict bag policies — not to mention breeze through security at any event and look cute doing it.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $17.43 (originally $24.90, available in two colors).

    15. Benefit Hello Happy Soft Blur Foundation, which not only has the cutest packaging ever, but also has SPF 15 and may be the most perfect foundation you've ever tried.


    Promising review: "This foundation is so good! I've worn it for two days and I am already obsessed and got a lot of compliments. It is definitely not matte, which I was glad about. It has more of a radiant finish. It also had more coverage than I expected. I have some sun spots, redness, and dry patches here and there. It blurred all those, covered my redness, evened out my skin tone and didn't emphasize my dry patches. It stayed put all day and didn't make my skin look oily at the end of the day." —Sheshe0606

    Get it from Sephora for $30 (available in 12 shades).

    16. Unbelievably adorable Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle Funko Pop! figures, because honestly, without these guys, how will you cut it as a Pokémon trainer?, Amazon

    I have Bulbasaur on my desk staring at me with those big ol' eyes as I type this and can confirm I don't think I could live without this daily dose of cuteness.

    Get Bulbasaur for $9.95 and Charmander for $8.78, and pre-order Squirtle for $10.99 (due out September 8), all from Amazon.

    17. A genius multitasking ring that's your long-sought solution to the two most annoying purse problems: not having anywhere to put it at a bar or restaurant and not being able to see what you need in the depths of the bag.


    Promising review: "I keep this in my purse all the time. It's sturdy enough to hold a heavy purse on many tables. It's not big enough for all restaurant tables, but frequently enough to still be useful. The flashlight is great for finding keys and stray lipstick in the bottom of your bag or for navigating sidewalks at night." —Mega

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    18. A handy mulit-tool featuring a compact spork to help you perform the most important survival function of all — eating!

    It also features a bottle opener, screwdriver, and three hex wrenches.

    Promising review: "This has been a great little tool for hiking and camping trips. It easily attaches to the outside of the pack to make it easy to get to. It's solid and sturdy without adding a lot of weight. When hiking long distances, this is important because every ounce counts. An ounce of weight in the morning can feel like a pound by the end of the day. It's a great little multi-tool." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.57+ (available in five colors).

    19. Jane Iredale Just Kissed lip and cheek stain, a two-for-one product that may be all you need to get a unique natural look — it reacts with the chemicals in your skin to create a tint thats just right for you. The lipgloss you've been using for years could never.,

    It's cruelty-free and all-natural!

    Promising review: "I love these! I'm an extremely fair-skinned redhead and it's hard to find cheek and lip colors that work for me, let alone a single product that works for both. They are much bolder on me than the product pics show even on the lightest skin tone, but I'm used to that with most products. In the picture on the left I'm wearing the pink on both my lips and cheeks." —Nathan

    Get it from Amazon for $28 (available in three colors).

    20. And an absolutely OMG-worthy T-shirt representing the one Klein who's even more iconic than Calvin, which you knew you had to own the moment you saw. Because the only better catharsis that smashing freakin' Gordon's stuff with a baseball bat is shopping, am I right?


    Did I order this for myself moments after the Big Little Lies finale ended? Maybe.

    Get it from corbrand on Redbubble for $19.92 (available in sizes S-3X and in 17 colors).

    You convincing your bank account that you absolutely need to own all of these things in order to survive:


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