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

    You aren't gonna want to go another day without these wonders in your life.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Latex-free, reusable toe covers here to solve the lifelong problem of bandages and other covers never staying on your toes. These will keep you comfy no matter what blisters, corns, ingrown toenails, and calluses have to say about it.,

    They've got over 1,400 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I cannot live without these for 12-hour hospital shifts. This is an unbelievable product! I work 12-hour shifts in the hospital and need protection for the corn on my left big toe. I purchased the size large and it fit well. Underneath my socks and athletic shoes I completely forgot I was wearing it β€” bonus! The silicone is very soft and flexible and cleans easily. The product is priced well for the quality and quantity that is provided. Would absolutely recommend this since it's held up quite well for the 17 hours I often have it on (from the time I wake up until I'm back from my shift). Cleans and dries easily and has maintained its shape." β€”LJ

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two sizes and two colors).

    2. And some waterproof blister pads to protect all the other blister-prone areas of your poor tootsies. These babies help prevent blisters and keep ones you've already got covered, while being way cushier than a regular Band-Aid.


    I recently picked these up as an impulse buy at the drugstore and I was really impressed! They're thicker than a regular Band-Aid, with a gel cushion that's super comfy. I've gotten so many blisters this summer and regular bandages just weren't cutting it in terms of protection and were easily rubbed off. I'm really glad I found these!

    Promising review: "My daughter went off to college and had continual blisters with all the walking she did around campus. I got her these bandages and she was actually thrilled and amazed. She LOVED them β€” they stayed in place and protected the blisters. She absolutely raved about them and said they're like a second skin!" β€”Cathe

    Get them from Amazon for $4.27.

    3. A moisturizing, cruelty-free hand sanitizer spray that'll send your little purse bottle of Purell into early retirement. This stuff is a mist that dries quickly, so you're not left with the sticky, dry hands that you'd previously accepted as a fact of germophobe life.


    Promising review: "Total game changer. I never thought I’d be obsessed with a hand sanitizer! It smells great and I love that it’s not sticky!" β€”skincarejunkiefl

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in four scents) or Amazon for $12+ (available in eight scents).

    4. CND SolarOil, a low-key miraculous oil here to banish brittle nails and dry cuticles for good. Nailed it!,

    Promising review: "I had a problem with my cuticles getting so dry that they would split sometimes, and no matter how many times I put lotion on my hands they would never get moist enough to lay flat like they’re supposed to. My nails were dry and brittle, so I’d end up with one breaking and then have to cut them all back in order to have them the same length. This oil has ended all of that. Now I have to cut them back because they seem to be growing faster. I haven’t had a nail split since the day I started using this oil. It soaks into your cuticles and nails so well. I was really good at using it every day in the beginning, but in the last week I got busy and and only used it twice so I ended up with a split cuticle. That’ll help you remember, right?!?! I got back on track these last two days and the cuticle is healed already. That’s just how moisturizing this stuff is. I highly recommend it!" β€”mlasorensen

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    5. A convenient suction cup sponge caddy you can affix to the wall or your sink to keep your sponge dry and fresh for as long as possible. Because kitchen sponges are already gross enough without you letting them fester in the basin of your sink.


    Check out one BuzzFeeder's piece on why kitchen sponges are actually disgusting.

    Promising review: "This is one of those cheap purchases you make that pay off big. I honestly can't imagine my life without this product. I go to other people's houses and judge them when I see their sponges, just LYING THERE on the counter or the bottom of the sink. What are you, an animal? Get some self respect! Don't you realize what is happening to that sponge? That thing is a soaking bacteria garbage barge. Put it in its place! And then I realize that this person's sponge doesn't have a place, because they were never smart enough to buy a suction cup sponge holder that helps dry your sponge out and keeps your sink looking orderly." β€”Kevin T Beyer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.93+ (available in seven styles).

    6. An ingenious champagne stopper that doesn't just reseal your precious bottle, but also increases the pressure inside to preserve the bubbles. Because honestly, nothing should stop you from pouring an individual glass of bubbly for you and you alone.

    Maitland Quitmeyer/BuzzFeed, Amazon

    You can even mark the date you opened it on the top of the stopper!

    Promising review: ""I love bubbles β€” champs, cava, prosecco, sparkling rose β€” they just know how to bring the party! But no one likes when sparkling wine goes flat, or you feel like you can't just have one or two glasses without ruining the whole bottle. So I went on Amazon and found the best champagne stopper I could find and immediately hit 'add to cart.' What a great purchase! This little bb is so easy to use β€” just pop it on top of the bottle, push the metal sides in so it clamps on, then push the top button several times to vacuum seal and preserve the bubs. Then when you next want a glass, spritz, or mimosa, you'll hear that same *POP* you heard when first taking out the cork β€” and the effervescence you so crave will be fully intact. Plus, you can confidently store your leftover bottle on its side in your fridge; I've had zero leakage problems with this thus far!" β€”Maitland Quitmeyer, BuzzFeed shopping editor (check out her full review here, #1)

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    7. Febreze Clothing, because you already use Febreze to make your home smell like you've cleaned even when you haven't β€” why not use it to help you cut down on how often you need to do laundry?


    It actually eliminates smells instead of merely masking them. Just don't use it on fabrics that can be stained by cleaning products like silk, leather, or suede.

    Promising review: "This smells sooo good! I was skeptical at first and afraid it was Gain Febreze in a different-looking bottle, but to my surprise it was different and way better! It actually smells like Gain detergent and the scent lasts awhile! And the best part it actually dries fast! I also LOVE the spray nozzle, it’s fantastic!" β€”CharisGrace

    Get the Gain scent or the linen scent from Target for $4.99.

    8. An absolutely stunning statement shirtdress so cool, you can just stop your fall fashion shopping right now. This is the only thing you need, nothing will ever top this, all other pieces of clothing can just go home.,

    Promising review: "This is the most beautiful dress I have ever owned. Every party, every occasion, everyone loves it. It's beyond perfect. Not too short or too long. The best part is I can wear it just for a date out with friends or to a special occasion like the wedding I recently attended." β€”SARAH

    Get it from Amazon for $34.98+ (available in sizes 2-14 and in 33 designs).

    9. A puffy sticker making kit you've probably been waiting to own since your childhood. Because you're never too old to know that puffy stickers are the best kind of stickers.


    It comes with a sticker-making press, instructions, and the materials to make 60 stickers! Some of the designs are colored in, while others you can color yourself.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my 6-year-old niece for her birthday. She's a planner girl like her mother and I, and I thought she would enjoy being able to add stickers to her planner that she made herself. She went absolutely wild making them as soon as she got it! The process for making the stickers is very easy and she got the hang of it very quickly. The set comes with several sheets of sticker adhesive, puffs, and paper decorations to make the stickers, and the sticker adhesive is pretty quality. Even I had fun making stickers with her. Definitely reminds me of an '80s toy. So much fun!" β€”Tamara Nguyen

    Get it from Amazon for $13.87.

    10. Easy-Off Professional Fume-Free Max Oven Cleaner, a lemon-scented miracle that'll dissolve baked-on stains and grease you thought would be there till the year 3019, not to mention save you from scrubbing your oven or breathing in nasty cleaning chemicals ever again.

    Promising review: "WHAT WITCHCRAFT IS THIS?! Simply UNBELIEVABLE. Fume-free and no gloves needed, but dissolves ANYTHING cooked on! I hadn't cleaned my oven EVER. I simply sprayed it on, shut the door over night, and wiped it off with paper towels. You don't have to dread cleaning the oven ever again! You can use it for everyday spot cleaning and only have to let it sit for a couple hours for minor things. I used it on a broiler pan that would not scrub clean with even steel wool. No need to scrub ever again now! My crockpot leaked over the bowl and got burned on the inside heating chamber; I just sprayed, covered, and wiped in the morning. I plan on using it to clean the grill in spring and I'm sure it will make it a breeze." β€”Andrew J.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    11. A graphic sweatshirt proclaiming a message none of us can live without, tbh. Plus, it donates proceeds to charity!


    If you buy this cutie before November 11, ModCloth will donate 100% of the price to She Should Run, an organization that provides resources to women who want to run for office.

    Get it from ModCloth for $45 (available in sizes L-3X).

    12. A simple yet life-changing tea bag organizer that over 1,000 reviewers have used to drastically reduce their cabinet clutter and banish bulky boxes for good β€” and that's the tea.,

    Promising review: "LOVE. This completely revamped my unorganized, messy cupboard into one that is amazingly organized, where I can actually find my tea without everything toppling out. I used to angrily shove the tea boxes back up there, but now I can easily pull this out and grab my tea without any annoyance! Each cube holds about 10 bags comfortably (11 is quite the squeeze, but will fit with force), so it'll hold 120 bags total. Such a great purchase!" β€”Kryssy

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    13. A genius paw cleaning tube you just put some water in, ask your pupper to ~paws~ at the door and let you put their yucky feetsies in, and voila β€” no more muddy tracks in the house!,

    Promising review: "Best. Thing. Ever. This product works like a charm. It gets the sand from between their pads and is gentle enough that even my most stubborn pup tolerates it! I have a terrier/Schnauzer that likes to dig, a mini Goldendoodle that's prissy about her paws, and a standard Labradoodle puppy that's still very fuzzy. We have a farm where it's extremely sandy and we stay in a travel trailer. The amount of sand they were tracking into the camper was ridiculous. Now it takes me three minutes to clean and dry off all of their paws. Seriously the best purchase I have made!" β€”Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in three sizes and three colors).

    14. A handy little precision razor that over 1,700 reviewers swear by to get their skin as smooth as a baby's tush. It even comes with an attachment for wax- and tweezer-free eyebrow shaping!


    Promising review: "I bought these, then didn't use them for months because I was terrified I would end up with stubble or razor burn. I can't believe I was ever afraid, because there is NO going back now! I will share with perfect strangers on the street how wonderful it is to have a clean-shaved face! I had an electric trimmer for my upper lip and chin, and it was fine, but it never got as close as I thought it could and it was no good on my cheeks/jaw, plus batteries were inconvenient. I finally got brave enough to use these razors and WOW! My skin is so smooth, not only because all the fuzz is gone, but it scrapes off LOADS of dead skin, too. It's INCREDIBLE. Smoother than silk. You won't believe it! I would let you touch my face if you were here right now. You would be impressed, I promise. I do my whole face once a week, then apply a moisturizer. Each razor lasts about four uses, then becomes noticeably dull and doesn't remove the little fine hairs as well. I'm a big time believer! You should try it, too!!" β€”Sara Spaedy

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $4.99.

    15. A fun and functional leaf-shaped funnel to help you finally water your plants without ~leaf~-ing a small flood on your windowsill.

    Animi Causa

    Get a set of three from Animi Causa for $12.99.

    16. A 3-in-1 avocado tool that's a splitter, de-pitter, and slicer all at once and that everyone who loves avocados even a fraction as much as Antoni Porowski deperately needs to own.


    After all, the only bad part about eating avocados is actually trying to get all that goodness out of the skin. I have this and use it all the time. TBH, I pretty much only use the splitter knife and very rarely the slicer, but it's worth it to me even just to not have to break out a super sharp, scary knife every time I want to eat an avocado (which is often).

    Promising review: "This tool is awesome. It's easy to cut open the fruit. The pit remover works well β€” just push onto the pit and give it a twist, and the pit pops right out. The best part is the slicer. It makes beautiful slices for a great presentation (see attached photo of slices...okay, one side came out perfectly, and I kind of messed up the other side). The tool can then be used to scrape any remaining fruit out of the skin. Really happy I bought this tool!" β€”NPR MAN

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    17. A phone-tastic Betsey Johnson crossbody bag everyone will be calling you up to compliment β€” quite possibly literally. The handle is actually a WORKING receiver you can connect to your cell via Bluetooth!!! This is it, the final frontier in the field of purse technology.


    Promising review: "Yaaaaasssss! Perfect for a crossbody bag. Looks just like the picture and the a phone! Unbelievably cute, functional, and unique. I cannot wait to show it off at work tomorrow!!" β€”Jasmine J.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three designs).

    18. A bottle of Grandma's Kitchen fragrance oil you can pop in your diffuser for sweet scents of fresh cookies that'll take you right back to your childhood. Honestly, forget your usual lavender and peppermint oils β€” the smell of baked goods is wayyyy more relaxing.


    It's got notes of butter, apples, cinnamon, sugar, cookies, and vanilla and works with any standard diffuser!

    Get it from Amazon or Homesick for $9.95.

    19. A set of collapsible metal straws with comfy silicone tips (read: no more teeth hitting metal) that you can keep in your bag to help you stay eco-friendly on the go. This is what (sea turtle-saving) dreams are made of.


    They're BPA- and plastic-free!

    Get two straws, a cleaning brush, and a travel pouch from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $14.99 (originally $18.99).

    20. And finally, a wonderfully absurd flamingo umbrella I'm not sure how I've ever survived a rainy day without.


    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (also available as a swan or a cow).

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