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    30 Awesome And Very Useful Products Your Life Is Missing Out On

    Why don't you own these things yet?!?!?!

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    1. A magnetic rack so you can keep just your prettiest spices visible and accessible. (The other no-so-cute jars can stay hidden in the cabinets.)


    Promising review: "I freaking love these things. I needed to clean out a spice drawer and was looking for something clean, sleek, and modern to hold my eight or so most used spices within reach. These have a really strong magnet on the back and hold four tiny mason jars of spices beautifully on the side of my fridge. I bought two and have four jars in each one. I could probably stuff eight jars in one rack, but I like them spread out a bit. This is just so much cuter than anything else I found. These look way more expensive than they are, and this is cheaper than the price on Food52 where I originally found them. Highly recommend!" β€”Alyssa M.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.32.

    2. A mold and mildew remover that'll destroy any stain in its path β€” I would know, this is (sadly) my shower:

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    OK, before you go and judge me, I'd like to defend myself and say that my building is really old. When I moved into my apartment, it looked like there hadn't been repairs since the '60s, and that included re-caulking the bathtub. I tried bleach and every type of shower cleaner at the store, but nothing removed the mold and mildew stains that had been there for like, 40 years. UNTIL I BOUGHT THIS INCREDIBLE MAGIC GEL. The before and after pictures speak for themselves, and were taken after only one treatment.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. An ice tray with a spill-proof silicone lid so you can store the tray sideways or at an angle β€” and walk from the sink to the freezer without sloshing all over the place.


    AND it'll keep your cubes from getting that funky freezer smell.

    Promising review: "Do you feel the need to research even the smallest purchases before you commit? Well then, this is the review for you, because I spent a solid hour researching ice cube trays upon moving into my new apartment. Amazon reviewers, you've done it again! I have owned this ice cube tray for approximately four months and I have loved every day we've had together. I've considered inviting people into my home and offering them a glass of water just so they can watch in awe as I peel back the silicone top and cool the crap out of their drink. The ice cubes taste like fresh ice and the name does not lie β€” these ice cubes DO NOT SPILL. I sometimes turn it upside down in my freezer just to spice things up." β€”Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. A cable box for hiding away the cord tumbleweed under your furniture because the only bowl of spaghetti we want is the one we can eat.

    Amazon, Frustrated Reader /

    Promising review: "I purchased this cable box to hide a bunch of cords for a router, mini cell phone tower, etc. I shopped around a bit because I wanted something that looked nicer than just a plastic box. This was the best solution I found, I like the faux wood top of it, I actually wish the sides were the same design but again I do like the aesthetic of this box. It fits a ton of cords and wires. This was a fast and satisfying fix to my cord problem. I will be purchasing another one of these boxes for a different area of the house. It was worth the money for me as it looked better than the other cable boxes I could find and it really did solve the problem." β€”Frustrated Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four colors).

    5. Clear plastic bins to sort out the heap of beauty products in your vanity drawer β€” and probably make you feel like a makeup video blogger.


    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my nightstand drawer to store small things, as the drawer is very deep. I've got Chapstick, hand lotions, a small flashlight, and other bedside items in them so they're not just rolling around the drawer. I just bought some more for my bathroom vanity. They fit together nicely but also lift right out of each other. The plastic is sturdy, and they came individually wrapped to keep them from scratching." β€”Sparkyj

    Get a six-piece from Amazon for $14.99.

    6. A peel-off barrier nail polish so you can erase all your mani missteps and end up with a salon-quality polish job.

    Before painting your nails, you just swipe this around the edges and cuticles and let it dry. Then, if you make a mistake, you can just peel it off and pretend it never happened! I won't tell.

    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 awesome. 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." β€”Brittany N.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    7. A skull ice cube mold that is as equally ~cool~ as it is cold.


    My question is, why use boring ice cubes to chill your fancy cocktail when you could be using THIS?

    Promising review: "The silicone mold is rigid enough to hold its shape but flexible enough to pop out the finished product without damaging either the ice or the mold. The level of detail is pretty impressive." β€”David M

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95 (also available in a heart and alien head mold).

    8. A cloud-shaped magnetic key holder to make certain your days are free from the stressful, frantic, and all-too-common car key search.

    Makenah / / Amazon Customer /

    It has an adhesive backing that'll stick to your walls and doors. If you're a renter or are worried about the stickiness, you can always add Command Strips to the back β€” get some for $2.99.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    9. An 11-function stainless steel multi-tool you can keep in your wallet and whip out like a super spy in any emergency.


    Promising review: "I rarely use tools, but on the rare occasion that I need one, I groan thinking that I need to go buy the respective tool which, again, I'll rarely use anyway. This multi-use pocket tool is just what a gal like me needs! There's a screwdriver, four position wrench, butterfly wrench, direction ancillary wrench, and a two-position wrench for my common tool needs. On top of that, there's a can opener, knife edge, ruler, bottle opener (very handy to have!), and a saw blade for any other random emergency, which I find very useful. The best thing about it is that unlike other multi-tools, it is flat and fits in your wallet! They also provide a carrying case so you can store it in your bag. They advertise a keyring hole, which is the one thing I would advise against, because the knife edge and saw blade are sharp and I wouldn't want this tool hanging around my body. But on the bright side, with the stainless steel material, the tools are actually sharp β€” a pleasant surprise. This won't break with average use. " β€”Johann Christine Alcaraz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    10. A green-tea setting spray that'll lock in your makeup *AND* leave your skin looking extra radiant and shine-free. Now you don't have to worry about fading and constant touchups!

    Tori L. /, The Queen G. /

    Promising review: "I have oily skin so I really need help haha, but I also have super sensitive skin. I wanted something that was gentle and contained good ingredients, and I think I found it. I will definitely be ordering again. With this product my makeup easily lasts 12 hours and I feel like it helps it to look smoother as well." β€”Melanie P.

    Many reviewers mention it works well when sprayed before and after makeup application.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    11. A wireless phone charger for conveniently juicing up your device while it's not in use.


    Only compatible with iPhone X, iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, Galaxy S9 / S9+/ S8 / S8+ / Note 8 / S7 / S7 edge / S6 edge+ / Note 5, Nokia Lumia 830 / 920 / 1020 / 1520 / 930, Yota Phone 2, and Google Nexus 6 / 4 / 5.

    Promising review: "Works with Otterbox defender case! I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 with an Otterbox Defender case. I didn't want to have to take my case off as this charger would be primarily used when I'm at work. I opted to stream music from my phone instead of buying and bringing a radio to my office, and I was using a standard charger but getting annoyed when I would have to leave my office and want to take my phone with me. I was so happy that I ordered one for my home as well!" β€”Karissa T.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. A versatile clip to keep your bag off of the dang floor. Seriously, you can use this thing on grocery carts, stall doors, tables, chairs, and in soooo many other public places.

    Jennifer /, Nurse Nina /

    Promising review: "I have a very heavy, large purse that is a bottomless pit. One time I put my purse on the back of my chair at a cafe and the whole chair flipped over, that is how heavy my bag is. I was looking for something so that I could hook my purse on things so it wasn’t sitting on the floor and was more accessible. I love this little gadget. I have used it on everything from bathroom stalls to tables to grocery carts. This thing really grips. All of my girl friends love it and have gotten them for themselves." β€”Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in six colors).

    13. A multifunctional silicone oven grip and splatter lid that'll protect your hands from hot dishes and contain microwave messes.


    It's also dishwasher-safe!

    Get a two-pack on sale from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $19.99 (originally $28.99).

    14. A felt purse organizer for your everyday tote that, sadly, doesn't have many pockets inside β€” at least 'til you get this handy thing!


    Promising review: "Perfect for my needs! THIS organizer allows you to put lots of things in their own pocket so that you can quickly retrieve it without wasting time digging around. Other items (perhaps, taller items) can be put in the main section that is the length of the organizer. I purchased one and am now purchasing two more as gifts for people who I know also own tall tote bags like mine. If you have a tall tote, you can't go wrong buying this product. I highly recommend it." β€”A. E.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes and seven colors).

    15. An $8 eye cream a BuzzFeed reader swears by because her mom has used it her whole life, and now she does too. It'll moisturize and help smooth out fine lines and wrinkles to give you glowing, radiant skin.


    "Colonial DΓ‘mes Vitamin E cream. My mom has been using it FOREVER and her skin looks amazing, even at 60. I swear this is her secret. It’s this luxurious, thick cream that is great for applying just before bed, and I’ve started using it regularly myself. I’ve never heard of it from anyone else other than her, and she’s ecstatic that she can now buy it on Amazon!" β€”mirandaheaney

    See more things our readers recommend because their parents used them!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.25.

    16. A pimple patch for when you feel a zit comin' on. Just apply over the bump and the patch will draw out sebum and reduce irritation like some type of skin sorcery. Take a peep for yourself (sorry):

    Amazon, Jessenia /

    Promising review: "I’m sorry if the picture is too graphic but I wanted to show how well this product works. It pulled out my whitehead in one piece and didn’t leave me with red/irritated area. It doesn’t blend well on the skin to go out in public with as other brands but this brand was definitely the most effective!" β€”Jessenia

    Get a 36-pack from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in two sizes).

    17. Organic wool dryer balls that'll save you money (they're less wasteful than dryer sheets) and make your things feel and smell like heaven every darn day.


    AND they'll last up to 1,000 uses! Considering I never want to do my laundry, that's a long freakin' time.

    Promising review: "These are wonderful and really do work. I have been using them for over two months constantly and they haven't broken down at all yet. We have a household of three adults. Everything comes out soft and static-free without harsh chemicals and fragrances that cause skin irritations. So happy with my purchase. Would definitely recommend!" β€”Dl

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. A plant coffee table book with actually useful information on styling and caring for all your plant children.


    Black thumb, who?

    Promising review: "Beautiful book! The pictures and environments are inspiring. The explanations and curation on plants and caring for them made the process so relatable I ran out and bought some plants. I'll be giving this book as a gift for plant lovers in my life! It's beautiful." β€”EmperorsDream

    Get it from Amazon for $23.79.

    19. A Bluetooth keyboard compatible with multiple devices that'll allow you to efficiently handle important work stuff without having to lug around (or buy!!) an expensive laptop.

    Diane Barron /, MB /

    This keyboard is compatible with Windows, Mac, or Chrome computers; Android or iOS mobile devices; and can fit phones/tablets up to 10 inches wide and 0.4 inches thick. PLUS!!! It has three separate channels so you're able to instantly switch back and forth between devices.

    Promising review: "It is everything that I wish the makers of my tablet had thought to include with the tablet. It fits comfortably in my lap, angles the tablet perfectly, works beautifully, has a really nice typing feel (even with my huge hands), and I really can't say enough nice things about it. I think my sister is a bit envious of it. I may need to keep a close eye on it when she is around!" β€”JBA

    Get it from Amazon for $29.23+ (available in black and white).

    20. A helpful spray for enhancing your natural hair so you can give your locks a break from the heat. Simply spray on damp hair to reduce frizziness and let your mane do its thing!

    Promising review: "I loooove this product. My natural hair is wavy and has always been unmanageable for me no matter which product I used, until I took a chance on this spray. From years of straightening I was unsure if this could really help bring out my natural curls and waves, but I was surprised when it did. I shower, put my hair up in a towel turban, do my makeup, then take my hair out and spray this evenly throughout my hair while lightly scrunching. It brings out my natural waves and helps lock in their shape all day without feeling heavy, greasy or crunchy. Highly recommend for those who love their natural waves, but want their shape to last all day!" β€”S2018

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

    21. Anti-chafing lace bands to let you skip the sticks and powders AND walk in your dresses all day without a single complaint from your thighs.

    Amazon, BuzzFeed Video /

    A BuzzFeed producers tested four different anti-chafing products, and crowned these one of the winners!

    Promising review: "These are fantastic! I work overnights and wear dresses regularly to the office, and I've been using the deodorant style anti-chafing rubs but wanted a longer lasting option. Ding Ding ladies!! This is it! So comfortable I fell asleep in them! No marks, no uncomfortable digging in. I did measure my thigh to get an accurate size rather than guessing, but it is definitely true to that measurement. Highly recommended and can't wait to purchase additional colors!!!" β€”A. Spencer

    Get them on Amazon for $16.95+ (available in six sizes and 15 style/colors).

    22. A pack of conversation-sparking cards that'll help break the ice at any group function. No more awkward comments about the weather!

    LegoGirl /

    Promising review: "We used these at our wedding and the guests loved them! We placed 11 cards on each table to help create conversation for guests who didn't know many people at the wedding." β€”ohanawave

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    23. A notebook with pre-filled guides to help you quickly jot down notes in those laptop-free classes.

    Amazon, AMChicago /

    Promising review: "Great useful notebooks! There's 120 pages in each notebook, numbered pages, hardly if no bleed-throughs when using a pen or highlighter. It's nicely sized with a lot of space for writing down notes, and I won't have to worry about getting water on the notebook because of the water resistant covers (front and back). The pages are numbered which is a plus, and it's about the size of my MacBook Air 13". I bought two and will be buying more in the future. Highly recommend for high school/college students!!" β€”Sayaka

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two styles).

    24. Deodorant wipes so you're always prepared whenever your underarms become underattack.


    Promising review: "These are so much better than trying to use baby wipes to freshen up. I like the beachy scent and they are perfect for use after work or the gym." β€”Catherine

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three scents).

    And check out our picks for the best natural deodorant on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    25. And! Oil blotting sheets if you're prone to oily skin but don't feel like washing your face four times a day.

    Amazon Customer /, jewel /

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oils blotting sheets because they're life savers. THESE ARE AMAZING. Great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I used to use Clean & Clear sheets or knock offs of the same thing but I'll never go back. Give these a try β€” completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. No negative things to say at all." β€”Kelsey

    Get them on Amazon for $6.95.

    26. Reusable K-cups so the days of relying on expensive, wasteful single-serving plastic pods ARE OVER β€” which means you'll end up saving $$ in the long run.

    Running Rampant /

    I've been using these exact ones for years now, and absolutely love them. Every once in a while my old Keurig 2.0 (I've since upgraded) would give me an error message indicating it was not a K-pod and therefore could not be used, but after slightly adjusting the pod and closing the top again, it would work just fine! I now have the Keurig K-Elite and haven't had this issue arise. All in all, these are a wonderful way to use less plastic! I also enjoy ground coffee and find it fresher than K-pods, so you really can't go wrong with these!

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $10.95.

    27. An apple-shaped mat perfect for deep-cleaning your makeup brushes β€” it might just inspire you to wash them more often.

    Quinna M. /

    Promising review: "I have a lot of brushes and it took no time at all to clean them and they rinsed thoroughly! I just used a drop or two of Dawn dish soap then rubbed/scrubbed them on the mat. There are suction cups on the bottom but when I cleaned my makeup blenders I did have to hold the mat. I wasn't annoyed at all though, because they came completely clean! You know how certain foundations can stain and I hadn't washed mine for a while. Long story short, buy this. You won't regret it." β€”Pam C

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six colors).

    28. A macrame wall tapestry to cover up those ~mysterious~ holes that somehow appeared when you tried to hang a shelf that one time.


    Pretty AND functional.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    29. A play (and sleep) tunnel that has earned the stamp of approval from hundreds of owners and their respective pets.

    Kristin Matthews /, JJ /

    Promising review: "This was purchased for my dwarf rabbit and she gives it two bitty ears up. She spends pretty much all day going in and out of all the tunnels and hopping out of the middle hole. I plan to purchase a second for backup. It's very easy to clean. She has had it for three months and it has held up very well, even to her 'digging.' Great purchase for bunnies, not just cats." β€”Erica

    Get it from Amazon for $11.49.

    30. And lastly, a sleek Squatty Potty that'll help you position yourself (and your colon) properly for some major #2 efficiency.


    Yes, sleek and toilet stool can go together. And ICYMI, this product first became famous when it appeared on Shark Tank. And people at BuzzFeed adore it. Check out our review.

    Promising review: "This thing is SLEEK! I bought this for my new home's main floor guest bath. We wanted to provide guests with the convenience of the 'squat pot' without the eyesore of the white one. I feel like if Kim and Kanye had a Squatty Potty, it would be this one. I like them and I like the sleek style of this squatty potty. My guests didn't notice it was there until I pointed it out. Go with the ghost acrylic you wont regret it!" β€”Durga D

    Get it from Amazon for $82.57.

    If you're thinking "THIS MUCH FOR A POOP STOOL?!" then no problem. There are *much cheaper* versions, like the original for $24.99.

    Hopefully your life juuuust got a smidge better.


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