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

    Including a way to make cat litter stink less, the best way to watch movies on your phone, and the single greatest Taylor Swift sweatshirt I have ever seen.

    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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A universal smartphone mount that can fit in your pocket and go with you anywhere to revolutionize your experience working from home, making video calls, and especially watching movies on planes.

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    Promising review: "I bought this nifty gadget for a multi-leg, ultra-long-haul trip and it more than held up the entire duration. I was able to adjust it to fit the tray tables on different planes and like others, I find the height just nice when clamped onto a stowed tray table. It also works on my roller carry-on handle during layovers. However, I find myself using it a lot outside of travel too! Work-wise, I've clamped it onto my office desk shelving to hold my phone at eye level beside my computer. At home, I simply clamped it to a deck of cards and it turns into a versatile stand that I can place on any flat surface. Heck, I've been using it to hold my phone comfortably at eye level while watching videos in bed. It's extremely well-built and I find myself fidgeting with it all the time. Thus far it still feels solid and I don't anticipate breaking it any time soon. Even if it does break, I'll be happy to buy another one or two of it!" —Earendil

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    2. A handy (or nose-y?) doggy doorbell your pupper need only boop with their snoot to let you know it's time to go out or come in — no more barking and scratching. Reviewers say their pups took to it easily, and it even has a built-in treat holder for training!

    greyhound pressing yellow circular doorbell with nose
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    Promising review: "This is literally one of the best inventions EVER. I used this doorbell many years ago to potty train my stubborn puppy. She never learned house training before I got her at six months old, so it was hard to engrain it in her. Now I've pulled it out again because my eldest dog can't hold it as long as before, and he is not good at letting us know when he needs to go and was having accidents indoors. It was SUPER easy to get him to learn it — I had already tried using the bells hanging from the doorknob but they aren't loud enough if he doesn't hit them hard and he didn't get it. ONE treat later he got this immediately and no more accidents. Be careful using treats though. The first training session he kept ringing the bell thinking it meant treats not outside :)." —Emily Feldman

    Get it from Amazon for $30.

    3. L'Oreal Paris's aptly named Magic Root Cover Up spray to save anyone who dyes their hair $$$ and trips to the salon. It's a super quick, water-resistant fix that's especially handy in pandemic times.

    reviewer with gray roots then the roots matching their black hair
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    My mom usually gets her hair color touched up regularly, but she tried this during quarantine and found it super useful while we hunkered down at home!

    Promising review: "I love this root touch-up spray. Easy to use, good coverage, lots of colors, and good staying power. It also makes your hair look thicker too. If you are new to this product, it may take a few tries to find the right shade for you (I originally used the light brown which worked, but the dark blonde is a better match to what I would call my light brown, highlighted hair) and to master the application process, but this is a fast, easy, inexpensive way to blend in your roots until your next salon visit. I have used this for years, and I like to order it on Amazon's Subscribe & Save to ensure I always have it on hand. This will stand up to even a light rain, as long as you're not in it for too long and it isn't raining too hard; with that said, I find I have to shampoo twice (I use a gentle shampoo) and scrub my hair well in order to remove all the product before going to the salon. I'm never without this." —Linda in Atlanta

    Get it from Amazon for $9.96+ (or $9.47 with the Subscribe & Save option on some colors; available in 11 colors).

    4. Dissolving and soothing menthol canker sore patches that'll actually stay put in your mouth for up to 12 hours (!!!) and save you from searing pain every time you chew. Eating is one of the greatest joys of life, and canker sores are a special kind of evil that robs you of that joy. People, it's time to fight back.

    Promising review: "Finally, relief! Canker sores are tiny, yet extremely painful, especially when chewing! I had one below one of my molars. It was hell to chew, so I ordered these. I followed the instructions, which tell you to dry the sore first and hold the tablet there for 20 seconds. Amazingly, it sticks and stays for the full 12 hours (for me it was more like 14 hours). It doesn't slide off at all, even when chewing breakfast the next morning. Even brushing my teeth, it stayed. Once it was fully dissolved I could tell it helped because the pain was greatly reduced (still slight discomfort, but not pain like before). I highly recommend these for speeding up the healing process and for helping with the pain." —Sally

    Get a box of six from Amazon for $12.40.

    5. An unbelievably genius sock organizer you can throw right in the laundry (!!!) so you'll never loose half of a pair of socks in the abyss again, or even have to spend time matching them up when you unload the dryer!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "A must-have for every household! Finally a product that makes this part of my life simpler! Seriously, keeping socks together is one of those little life challenges that is annoying enough to drive me bananas after each load of laundry. I only bought one set for myself to test out, but now I will be buying them for my wife and my kids to use. I did notice that if I tightened the socks too snug they would still be slightly damp after the dryer, but I slightly loosened the tension and that issue has been easily resolved." —Joshua

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16 (available in five colors).

    6. A helpful as heck moisture meter I'm not sure how your plants have lived without. You just pop in the (indoor or outdoor) soil to determine whether it's time to water your leafy pals, for yet another tool in your "I won't kill it this time!!!" arsenal.

    the meter with markings from 1-10 dry to moist to wet in a reviewer's plant pot
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    Promising review: "Who knew that one needs an accurate way to measure soil moisture levels? I saw a gardening expert using one of these and it clicked. Earlier this summer I asked a friend why so many plants die so easily and she said the number one problem is over-watering. Well, no more. I've only had this for a month, but my plants are looking perky and happy. So far this appears to be accurate and I now feel more confident investing in more house plants. Very easy to use and no special care required." —empower7

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97+ (available in two colors).

    7. A super handy electronics storage pouch with over 2,000 5-star ratings and the magical ability to allow all your bulky 21st-century must-haves to fit easily and securely in your carry-on, briefcase, or backpack. Frequent travelers, commuters, college students, and every one of us who has ever lost a precious Lightning cable, rejoice.

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    Promising review: "WHERE has this been all my life? I ordered this prior to a weeklong trip, and I feel like an idiot that I'd never invested in a cable bag. I got myself the version in black, and the finish on the outside is more like a very dark charcoal wool suit. I actually think this is nicer than a full black for travel, since the color is going to hide dirt from planes and the airport much better. I use it for all my charging bricks, a one-foot Lightning cable, charging cables, earbuds, other iPhone/iPad accessories, and instead of a mouse I put in a backup battery pack. Once the items are in here, they will not move, and the straps have a grippy addition inside to ensure that they stay put if you have to open the case. I looked at a ton of options on Amazon before buying one of these, and I'm so glad that I chose this one!!!" —Spoon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three colors).

    8. An unofficial Schitt's Creek cookbook that'll instruct you on how to concoct delicacies such as "Sloppy Jocelyns," "There’s a Dead Guy in Room 4-Cheese Macaroni," "Herb Ertlinger's Wine Spritzer," and of course, Twyla's iconic meadow harvest smoothie. In other words, delicacies to fill the void the show ending has left in your life.

    the book cover
    Rose Apothecary

    Make sure you're near a bathroom for that last one.

    Get it from Amazon or Bookshop (to support local booksellers) for $12.95.

    9. And a Schitt's Creek dishwasher magnet so the Rose siblings can help save you the struggle of remembering (or yelling to your roommates) if it would be ~schitty~ to toss a dirty dish into the partially-full dishwasher. Honestly shocked sweet, overworked Twyla didn't spend her lottery winnings on 100 of these for the café.

    round wood magnet with david's face and the text "ew, dirty" on one half and alexis's face and "yay! clean" on the other
    Cardinal Creative Co/Etsy

    This Montreal-based shop stocks tons of fun pop culture goodies!

    Promising review: "Makes doing the dishes fun!" —Stephanie Mills

    Get it from Cardinal Creative Co on Etsy for $12.37.

    10. Avarelle acne patches, aka vegan and cruelty-free wonders made with tea tree and calendula oil to soothe swelling and absorb all the gunk from your zits in an oh-so-satisfying way.

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    Promising review: "These have been life changing for me. As opposed to other brands, this has been the only one that works in protecting and getting rid of pimples, and is absolutely the only one that is thin and transparent enough to wear in public or under makeup. Cosrx also makes a hydrocolloid patch similar to this, which is only meant to absorb anything inside your breakout (aka they only are meant to really work on whiteheads) however when I’ve used their version, it sticks out like a sore thumb and makes no difference in the size or appearance of my breakout after the recommended wear time. Since the Avarelle patches also contain soothing ingredients, they work to calm inflammation in breakouts that are under my skin as well; I no longer use ANY spot treatments, and aside from masks this is the only product I use to treat my occasional breakouts. After sleeping with the Avarelle patches, my breakouts are usually either totally flat or gone. As you can see in the photo, the Avarelle patches are paper thin and colorless, but somehow still absorb a million times more than the Cosrx." —Kris

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $8.49.

    11. An easy-to-reach car caddy complete with an insulated cupholder and that can be swung over the back *or* the front of your seat so you can access the essentials when on the go solo. Honestly, it's rude that most other car organizers are designed assuming we have people in the back seat. The back seat is for your coat and all the bags you acquired when going into Target "just for face wash."

    black and gray caddy holding badge, pens, thermos, and sweatshirt slung over front of reviewer's passenger seat
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    It's got tons of pockets, including a padded one designed for a tablet.

    Promising review: "FANTASTIC! Keeps me organized!! I’m a travel nurse. This keeps all my stuff in one place. I’m usually searching for my pens or my badge; it’s all in one place now. And my seat is free. If someone rides with me, I just swing it to the back of the seat. Sturdy, well-designed. I love it!" —debbie

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    12. An absolutely incredible sea creature cat hat, because I bet you're sitting there thinking your resident floofbucket couldn't get any cuter or more ridiculous. But what if you dressed them as a CRAB? Or an OCTOPUS? Or an AXOLOTL? You gotta at least try it in the name of science.

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    Promising review: "My cats are not very excited about this hat but it's ok, because I am very excited on their behalf. I tried it on two different cats and it fit both of them, even though one cat is really small and the other is a bit overweight. I got really lucky and my surprise cat hat was the axolotl. I love that these are handmade. The packaging is also very cute (it says on the back: 'It's time to cat in style' and I 10,000% agree with that statement). Highest recommendation." —mms

    Get one of six random designs from Amazon for $7.99.

    13. Crest Whitestrips, aka teeth-whitening wonders you use for just a half hour every day. They claim to remove up to 14 YEARS worth of stains when used for 20 days, but you'll probably start seeing results after around three days. Goodbye, coffee stain on your molar that's older than your firstborn.

    One box comes with enough regular strips for 20 treatments and two sets of one-hour express strips for when you want extra quick results for a special event/just feel like making Chip Skylark jealous. The reviewer's results above were after just four treatments!

    Promising review: "These are the best. They do a great job of whitening and do not cause any pain to the teeth at all! Easy to use and do not make a sticky mess. I will never use another brand or product for whitening!" —Nicole

    Get them from Amazon for $47.58.

    14. Brilliant makeup-removing swabs with remover built right into the tip, so it is two products in one *and* reduces mess. The remover itself is made with aloe, so it's soothing and gentle enough for removing eye makeup.

    Alleyoop

    Just snap the top of the tip to release the liquid remover. Plus, these are vegan and cruelty- and paraben-free! Honestly, I'm fascinated by all the clever, time-saving beauty tools from this woman-founded brand — they all look so cool and would totally upgrade your routine. Also, how did no one think of them till now?!?

    Promising review: "The most convenient makeup remover ever! Excellent for on the go or near your makeup station at home. Easily removes smudges and makeup mishaps and super cute/fun to use!" —Jennifer E.

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $8.

    15. A possibly magical wine stain remover capable of saving you from the effects of your clumsier moments. Pinot more clothing and carpeting casualties after a boozy night in (or out).

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    Promising review: "My husband spilled a whole glass of wine, a bowl of salsa, and a bowl of guacamole on me. I used Wine Away when I got home four hours later, washed my dress, and it's perfect now! I really thought my dress was ruined and it's in the exact same condition it was before I went to the winery!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.75.

    16. An under-desk mount you'll wonder how you worked from home without, because it'll organize *and* charge your must-have devices. It's got three USB ports, two arms to hold over-ear headphones or a smartwatch, slots for cords and earbuds, and three wire clips included! Wow, tech you and your fabulous, do-it-all desk out.

    the black port stuck under a desk, holding headphones and a a watch and charging a phone
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this thing. I didn't use any screws to secure it under my desk, only the adhesive tape, and I doubt I could rip it off if I wanted to. The headphone mount on the side of my desk is nice, but the three powered USB ports in the front have been more useful than I expected; I actually bought a short 6-inch USB-C cable because it's so nice to have my phone charging at the corner of my desk connected to this. Three USB ports within arm's reach is so, so much better than having to reach to your computer or to a hub on your desk. I love it; it's something I grabbed on a whim during one of those 'I wonder what I can buy for my gaming setup' Amazon searching sessions we've all had, and ended up loving it far more than I'd expected." —Nino

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    17. The perfect tomato-slicing knife, which hundreds of reviewers are legit obsessed with. Notoriously difficult-to-slice fruits are no match for this wonder.

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    I mean, look at the reviewer's slices above. Borderline pornographic.

    Promising review: "Best knife ever. I could not cook without this knife. Not just for tomatoes. I use it as a paring knife and for most tasks that don't require a chef's knife. It's extremely sharp. I just bought two more since I lost my original one and never want to be without it." —Bita B.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.75.

    18. Grip Clean, a special soap that'll be a godsend for folks who work with their hands. It's designed to wash away substances like grease, oil, and ink, plus moisturize as it cleans so your hands aren't left raw.

    Promising review: "AMAZING! My husband and I saw this on Shark Tank and he immediately had me order some for him and his family for Christmas! He works on the farm and has used every industrial-type soap available. This works better than ANYTHING on the market! And it’s natural! I even use it on my little artist (7-year-old) who constantly has paint/marker/glitter glue/etc. on her hands. It truly is amazing!" —M. Caudill

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50.

    19. Nostalgic and OMG-worthy Orly x Lisa Frank leopard nail wrap stickers to make up for all the Lisa Frank school supplies your mom refused to buy you as a kid. You're an adult now and it's time to make 12-year-old you proud.

    Orly

    Promising review: "Wowsers. First time using nail wraps, and I love some Lisa Frank. Yooooo I am so happy. These were so easy to apply I may never go out to get my nails done again!! Nail wraps and Lisa Frank all day!! My nails look bomb! And I have short nails!" —Natasha

    Get a set of 20 plus a mini nail file from Orly for $11.99.

    20. An AirFly Pro device you can just pop into any headphone jack to easily pair your AirPods or other Bluetooth headphones with otherwise impossible to pair gadgets like exercise machines, airplane movie screens, or incompatible computers and phones.

    the small device plugged into an airplane headphone port
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    Promising review: "Really like this product! It works! I utilize it every day at work. Hook it up to the work PC and gain the ability to attend teams meetings utilizing your AirPods or watch YouTube without being subject to a corded connection. Seamless connection to phone or PC. Long battery life but if you’re like me, I always have it charging while in use utilizing the USB port above the audio input jack. The felt bag it comes in is quality and retains all the gear perfectly. My favorite thing is the cap it comes with has a small metal ring on it for utilization on a key ring, however if you don’t care to keep it on your key ring I have found that while not in use you can slide the metal ring over the input connector and it fits perfectly and will allow you to store the cap without fear of misplacing it." —Joseph Kidwell

    Get it from Amazon for $54.99.

    21. A cute and clever three-in-one egg separator that'll be a livesaver for novice and frequent cooks alike. It's got two sizes of slots to fit on the edge of pretty much any bowl or pan, and it provides an edge for cracking the egg, keeps the shells out of the bowl, *and* separates whites and yolks. Yeah, it really goes the ~eggs~tra mile.

    Amazon

    It's also top-rack dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "I love the way this egg separator sits right on the rim of my skillet. I can break my eggs into the separator and scramble the whites after separating my three eggs. I bought two to always have a clean one. I wash them in the top rack of my dishwasher. They are so easy to use and then rinse and put right in the dishwasher. I like this egg separator so much I bought one for each of my two daughters-in-law." —Sue B.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    22. A super easy to put up and take down pet door made for sliding doors, because you want your doggo to have freedom to wander outside *sometimes* but not all the time. And you definitely don't want to deal with installing a regular doggy door. Plus, the opening on this one goes all the way to the ground, so senior fur babies won't have to step over anything.

    Pop Up Pet Door/Etsy

    Promising review: "Absolutely perfect! Easy to install and my dogs love it! And so much cheaper and more convenient than the other versions you can find in the pet stores." —Diana Barr

    Get it from Pop-Up Pet Door on Etsy for $69.99+ (available in three sizes).

    23. A clever and cute car garbage can designed to fit in your cupholder and the other pockets of your car you've been using as if they were a trash can for years. Heads up — they're not, and this baby is much easier to empty and clean. Not to mention, you won't be embarrassed by the mess when giving friends a ride.

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    Promising review: "First off, this trash can is THE CUTEST! I’ve gotten so many compliments. It’s sleek and super stylish. The plastic is easy to wipe clean and it fits a lot of small trash that lies around in the car. As a mom, there are always tissues and all sorts of wrappers in my car. Also, I have two dogs that shed so I always have lint rollers in my car and nothing is more frustrating than having a ton of sheets in my car! This little trash can is PERFECT for all that! I keep one up front with me and one in the back by the car seat to quickly clean up as we are going in and out!" —Mrosado

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

    24. A sponge holder that doubles as a dish soap pump — just press down to immediately get the perfect amount of soap ready to use on your sponge, without making a sticky, sudsy mess of your sink area. Anything that makes doing the dishes a teeny bit less obnoxious is a win, amirite?

    hand pushing down on a sponge in a caddy above the soap container
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    Promising review: "Family approved! Amazing soap dispenser!! Easy soap installation. To activate the pump, push down at least four times. Perfect amount dispensed for effectively washing dishes or using in the sink area; two push downs with wet sponge seems to be sufficient. I have adult children who pour dish soap on the sponge, with so much wasted, we lose money on soap. This is a game-changer! Our family loves this soap dispenser, looking forward to not wasting so much dish soap at one time." —M.Mercer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    25. An amazing stain remover for concrete sure to have oil and grease stains belting out the melancholy refrain of a truly underrated Miley Cyrus bop. ♫ "So I guess the drivewayyyyyyyyy will be the end of the road..." ♫

    large oil stain in a reviewer's stone driveway, with one part labeled
    the stain covered in the cleaner
    the clean driveway

    FOR [STAINS] IT'S TOOOOOO LAAAATEEEE, LET THE CREDITS START TO RO-OOLLLL!!!!

    Promising review: "This product worked like a miracle. Very easy to use. The oil stain in my driveway was over 18 months old. I read the reviews, so I cleaned my driveway with car wash solution first to open up the pores in the concrete, let it dry completely, shook the bottle really well, poured it on the concrete, took a push broom and pushed the liquid in the direction of the lines in the concrete to make sure it absorbed, and in the Vegas heat it dried completely from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Be patient and make sure it dries completely. I used the push broom and brushed away the powder residue and the biggest oil spot and others were gone. I ordered two more bottles to do the rest of my driveway. I think the key is to cleanse it first to loosen the oil, then use it. In three hours the 18-month-old oil spots were gone. I highly recommend this product." —Loves

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    26. A lockable, leak-proof travel dog water bottle so you can just press a button and let water flow into the little bowl to hydrate your pooch during walks, hikes, and hot days. No more sharing human water bottles with them, toting collapsible bowls, or trying to get them to slurp from hoses or water fountains.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is absolutely the BEST thing to buy for your dogs if you take them out everywhere you go or at all honestly! No throwing out water because they didn't drink the water you poured out. With this you supply the water, and what they don't drink goes back into the water bottle for them. Very easy to clean." —Dog Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    27. The truly perfect travel hoodie you've been searching for basically as long as you've been traveling. This baby has a secure hidden pocket for must-haves like your phone or tickets, plus — wait for it — a built-in eye mask in the hood (!!!).

    Pond Los Angeles

    It's from an Asian woman-owned small business focusing on luxe, perfectly designed travel products. Reviewers say it runs large!

    Promising review: "I fly a lot and am constantly trying to find a hoodie with a big hood to cover my eyes so I can catch up on some beauty sleep on flights. I saw this product on Instagram and knew it would be a game changer. I was able to use it recently for the first time on an early morning flight and let me tell you, it is EVERYTHING I was looking for and more. It’s comfy, cozy, oversized, and the eye covers make you feel like you’re in a whole other world and not packed like a sardine on a plane. My over-ear headphone fit perfectly under it and I got the best sleep I’ve had on a plane — EVER! Like other reviews have said it is big, so size down if you want something a little more snug. I have been wearing it every day at home and can’t wait to get the black and blush one!" —Heather G.

    Get it in pink from Pond Los Angeles for $128 (available in sizes XS–L and in more colors here).

    28. Arm & Hammer cat litter deodorizer, which is made with stink-busting baking soda to help save you from the stench of your catto's box. You love your kitty, but let's face it — that fuzzball can be nasty.

    box of the product
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    Promising review: "I've always used this. It's kept my litter box fresh for the last eight years. I can't survive without this and my cats love it too, because it doesn't irritate them with chemical smells. People just say to add regular Arm & Hammer and that's OK, but this has a good smell that actually dissipates the urine and feces smell! Try it!" —MegPie

    Get it from Amazon for $2.72.

    29. An easily portable (and even packable!) handheld steamer to save you trips to the cleaners and keep your favorite shirt looking like the day you bought it. "Hopelessly" wrinkled clothes may not be so hopeless after all.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is my first steamer and I can’t believe I’ve lived this long without one. I’ve been ironing for years. This little steamer makes my life much simpler. Don’t fill the water all the way to the top because it will spit water out when it boils." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    30. Ingenious paint touch-up pens you can fill right from a can so the color will match your walls exactly, and you won't have to just live with that one chip or scratch that seems to be mocking you every time you pass it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are amazing little life-proofers. Want to cover a chip in the paint? Want to move a piece of wall decoration and quickly patch and paint the old nail hole? Chair rub mark that won’t wash off and you want to fix the messed-up place where you tried to wash off the chair mark? See a place you missed painting? Get these things. Fill them up and write the room/color on the outside with permanent marker. One helpful hint? Wash the brush out after you use it, and it’ll work like a charm every time. If you forget, it’s pretty much ruined." —Jenni M.

    Get a set of two plus a syringe from Amazon for $11.99.

    31. A pair of clever combs for removing all the crusty crust from around your pooch's eyes. Once those stubborn tear stains are gone, you might start crying some tears (of joy) of your own.

    white dog with large tear stain
    the tear stain mostly gone

    Promising review: "I have a 16-pound Pomeranian/Papillon mix, and she gets tear stains nonstop. I tried all kinds of wipes, oils, and washes, but they would barely get anything out. Sometimes the tear stains get crusty and I can't get them out at all. THESE ACTUALLY HELPED A LOT. The little teeth on them are just the right size for brushing through the crusty areas around her eyes, and then I just wipe the loose remains off easily. And my dog cooperates; she even likes it, I think. I would definitely recommend this product to small dog owners with similar issues. I feel like they would be even better if they were not as wide, but that's not too big of an issue. I still recommend them." —Lana D

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $6.95.

    32. The Safety Nailer, a game-changer for anyone who lives in constant fear of whacking their hands when they hammer. It's also great for anyone with dexterity issues!

    hand using the red grip
    Amazon

    It was invented by a former Navy safety officer!

    Promising review: "I am teaching my daughters how to wield a hammer and this is the piece of equipment that is saving their fingers. Yes, we learn by experience, but this will keep them interested in helping me. Pain/smashed fingers tend to keep you off of learning a new skill. They seem to be strong; I grabbed one the day I got them and purposefully missed a few times and it saved my fingers. They are still in one piece and work fine. A bit time consuming to stop and drop a nail in every time, but worth it for small projects or for those who constantly smash their fingers." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.28. Get a version for smaller nails here.

    33. A ridiculously handy roll-up silicone water bottle ideal for anyone who's constantly on the go and always has too much to schlep, but also knows they importance of staying hydrated. This'll be a game-changer.

    amazon.com

    The brand donates a portion of profits to dolphin rescue and conservation!

    Promising review: "My concerns were all alleviated when I used this. My desire was to have something super light and small that I could take through TSA and fill on the other side. Very easy to fill. You have to shift it a bit if you want it to stand on its own, but it does stand. I clipped it to something to keep it stable. It stayed closed when put it in the pocket of the seat in front of me on the plane. After the flight I emptied the bottle, turned it upside-down to dry, and then collapsed it for my next use." —JanBo

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.97.

    34. A downright iconic sweatshirt that is basically a must-have for any Swiftie as we enter the Red (Taylor's Version) era. Maybe if enough of us wear these, we will finally get some answers after a decade of asking questions. Or maybe we got lost in translation, maybe we asked for too much.

    model in crewneck pullover reading "Where's the scarf, jake?" in red text
    FrantasticalCo/Etsty

    Each one takes two or three weeks to be printed and shipped, so order it now to be red-y for November 19! Or if you can't wait/are an "All Too Well" stan who sweats in pullovers like me, there's also an adorable sticker version (which I just ordered!). It's from a Philadelphia-based small business that stocks so many cool and unique pop culture geek goodies.

    Get it from FrantasticalCo on Etsy for $39 (available in men's sizes S-3X).

    Want more? Check out last month's list of things I don't know how you've lived without!

    Me showing you life-changing products like it's my job — oh wait, because it is:

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