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    27 Things You Should Try If You Have Hands And Use Them A Lot

    And they're all under $30.

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    1. A bottle of hand soap that'll clean your hands, without leaving them feeling dry. It's made with oatmeal and argan oil, so it'll add moisture back into your skin instead of stripping it away.

    A person washing their hands at the sink
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.99.

    2. A cut-resistant glove that'll protect your digits while your slicing and dicing in the kitchen. It has little silicone dots on the palms to give you a better grip, and the fingertips have a thick rubbery coating for extra protection.

    A person wearing a thick glove while cutting a lemon with a large knife

    Get it from Simons for $15.

    3. A bottle of cuticle remover that'll make your nails and skin around them smoother, softer, and more hydrated. It's a gel-based formula that washes away with warm water, so you won't need use tools like a cuticle clipper.

    A before image of a person's nails looking dry, overgrown cuticles, and an after image of their nails looking hydrated and healthy
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    "The non-sticky formula didn't hurt or sting at all – it actually had quite a nice cooling effect! Not only did it remove my cuticles, but it also cleaned up the excess skin around the edges of my nails that can sometimes make my nail polish go on bumpy – truly a multipurpose hero if ever I saw one!" —Valeza Bakolli

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    4. A pair of double-sided body gloves that'll make it easier to cleanse and exfoliate your skin in the shower. They'll replace the sponge and body brush you currently use, and when these get dirty, you can throw 'em in the wash to clean.

    A pair of cloth gloves on bathroom counter

    Get it from Simons for $20.

    5. A pack of ring size adjusters that'll temporarily resize your loose jewelry. The flexible cord is completely transparent and comes in four sizes to ensure a perfect fit. It cost less than seven dollars, and it'll keep you from losing some of your most valuable belongings.

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    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $6.74.

    6. A hand mask that'll return some much-needed moisture to your dry skin. The gloves are lined with a coconut-infused serum that'll soften and hydrate your skin, and they use your natural body heat to create warmth, so the oils penetrate deep into your dermis.

    A person wearing a large glove on their hand
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    My hands have been really dry lately, so I decided to treat myself to a hand mask. The gloves feel a little cold at first, but the sticker tabs at the wrists help seal the ends. And once they’re sealed, the heat from your hands make the mask super warm and help the serum sink deeper into your skin. I left them on for about 15 minutes and my hands were so soft afterward.

    Get it from SkinStore for $14.30.

    7. A pack of animal squishies that are so cute, you won't be able to stop yourself from giving them a big squeeze. They're a fun way to release stress from your hands, especially when taking a break from typing.

    A person cradling a bunch of tiny silicone animals in both hands
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    Get a pack of 25 from Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    8. An electric hand warmer that transmits heat on both sides, so you can cradle it in the palm of your hands when your winter gloves are not enough to keep you warm.

    A person holding a small round electric hand warmer device in their hands
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    It comes with a charging cable so you can take it with you anywhere, and it also functions as a power bank charger for your phone or other devices!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.95.

    9. A mouse pad that is just too cheeky for words. It has a cushioned wrist rest that'll make using your mouse much more comfortable, and TBH, it'll make a corgeous addition to your workspace.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.98. Available in pink and blue.

    10. A double-sided finger massager that'll help loosen and soothe the muscles in your hands. One side has two rollers that'll surround and massage each finger, while the other side has one deep-kneading roller that'll help relieve tension in specific areas on your hands. If you spend most of your day typing or have arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome, this little device could help melt away your pains.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    11. A handy phone grip for anyone who always has their device in their hand. It'll prevent you from dropping your device and make it easier to hold your phone for long periods of time. Plus, the fun print will add an extra pop of colour to your case.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99+. Available in four colours.

    12. Or a little phone loop, if you're looking for something sleeker. You can slide your fingers through and hold your phone more comfortably. And since it'll lay flat, you won't have to take off your case to charge your phone against a wireless base or magnetized car mount.

    A person lying on the ground holding their phone above them The phone has a long strap along the back
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9. Available in 20 colours/prints.

    13. A pair of bag holders that'll displace the weight of your heavy grocery bags, so they're easier to carry home. They can each hold up to 100 pounds and they have a soft grip around the handle, so your hands won't get tired or irritated.

    A person holding a thick circular handle in each hand that have multiple grocery bags hanging from them
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    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $24.99. Available in three colours.

    14. A bottle of EOS hand cream that's made with aloe, cocoa butter, and oat extract to soften, protect, and moisturize dry hands. It absorbs quickly and isn’t greasy, so you don't have to worry about transferring product every time you touch something.

    Three round tubes of hand cream on a plain background
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $2.80+. Available in two scents.

    15. Or a tube of heavy-duty hand cream that'll work just as hard as you do. It'll create a protective barrier that'll seal in moisture to help heal and repair dry, cracked skin. Reviewers say it absorbs quickly into the skin and doesn't leave their hands feeling greasy.

    A after image of someone's hand with smooth hydrated skin and a before image of their hand without cream looking dry
    Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    "For the last decade or so I've suffered with dry, cracked hands that bleed of their own accord. Using this regularly has stopped my hands from getting as bad as they were before, and its moisturising effects last for quite a while so there's no need to keep slathering more on. The consistency is more firm than a regular lotion, and once applied it sinks into the skin quickly without feeling greasy." —Jasmin Nahar

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream (#12 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.77.

    16. A pair of leaf scoops that'll make raking leaves feel like less of a chore. They're basically like gigantic rakes for your hands, so you can pick up larger piles of leaves at a time. Reviewers like that they can scoop up wet and dry leaves, without getting their hands dirty.

    A person picking up a pile of leaves with huge claw-like leaf scoops on their hands
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    17. A hair-removing glove that'll remove all the dirt and stray hairs from your pet's coat and give them a relaxing massage, too. The little bristles will catch loose hairs before they end up on your carpet, furniture, or clothes.

    The grooming glove with silicone nodules, full of hair held in front of a French bulldog
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    "The glove is super comfortable and using it couldn’t be more foolproof: just put it on and run your hands through your pet’s fur. That’s it! The silicone grooves pick up so much fur with ease. After a few runs, I found that I would have to remove fur from the glove before continuing (you can pick up the fur with your other hand or run the glove under some water — either works) but it’s no biggie." —AnaMaria Glavan

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Pet Grooming Glove (#19 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99+. Available in three colours.

    18. A set of wearable nail polish holders that'll slide onto your fingers like rings, so you won't actually have to hold any bottles. Now you'll be able to paint your nails anywhere, without worrying about spills.

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    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    19. Or a little metal ball that'll create an optical illusion when you spin it. It'll make a great desk accessory and it's the perfect fidget toy that'll keep your hands busy while you're working.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    20. A multipurpose metal hook that'll keep you from touching shared surfaces like doors, elevator buttons, PIN pads, and ATMs. It's small enough to fit on your keyring or in your pocket, and it has a stylus tip, so you can even use it on devices with touchscreen.

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    "Each little detail is thoughtfully designed, from the large finger loop to the slightly curved tip — even the material itself is designed to keep your grabbers clean and free of microbes and bacteria. I was also really surprised by how ergonomic it is! I was able to open even the heaviest doors with relative ease, and thanks to the touchscreen tips, I could flip between paying for groceries and answering texts in seconds. What about push doors, you may ask? NOT AN ISSUE! I just attached the silicone tips to the end and used them to gently prod doors open — no slip, no scratches. Push, pull, tap, grab — this lil' guy does it all, and keeps your hands germ free in the process." —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Touché Tool (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99+. Available in two colours and packs of three.

    21. A pack of rubber grips, so you can open any stubborn jar with a twist of the wrist. They come in three different shapes and sizes that'll fit any jar or bottle you want to open. Reviewers who suffer from joint pain and arthritis say they're great for people with mobility issues, too.

    A person using a small rubber coaster to open a jar of jam
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    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $18.26.

    22. A pair of super-tiny beauty spatulas that'll help you get every last drop of your beauty products out of their bottles. The flexible silicone head and long, narrow handle can fit into your favourite makeup and skincare bottles. And when the containers are cleaned out, they're in the perfect condition to be recycled!

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    The regular spatula is great for medium to large sized bottles like lotion, shampoo, or conditioner, and the mini spatula is perfect for makeup bottles. I figure after using these spatulas for a few months, I've probably saved more than a few loonies and toonies on makeup and skincare. Plus, it's super satisfying to see how much product comes out. I knew there was more in there!

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.28+. Available in three colours and in packs of four.

    23. A repairing hand mask that'll help rebalance your skin's moisture levels in ten minutes. It's great for anyone who has very dry, but also very sensitive skin. The main ingredients are shea butter and oat, and it's unscented, so it won't irritate the skin.

    A pair of sheet masks placed on a book that is sitting on a table
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    24. A bottle of cuticle oil that'll keep your nails looking and feeling their best. The blend of jojoba oil, vitamin E, and sweet almond oil will help soften and moisturize your cuticles, and reviewers say it's helped make their nails a lot stronger.

    A person applying cuticle oil to their nails
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.48.

    25. A pair of microfibre gloves that'll make cleaning all those hard-to-reach spots a lot easier. They'll give you more control than a brush and they're soft enough that you can use them on any surface. They're reusable, so once you're done cleaning, you can throw them in the wash.

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    These gloves are honestly so much fun to use. Sometimes I go looking for things to dust. I can quickly wipe down large surfaces like counters, cupboards or tables or use them on smaller or more fragile items like the picture frames or perfume bottles, without worrying about breaking them. I love that I can just toss them in the wash when they start to look a little grungy.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99. Available in two sizes.

    26. A silicone ring for the person who always loses, scratches, or tarnishes their jewelry. It's very durable and makes a great alternative to your wedding ring or other everyday jewelry. It’s also super cute, colourful, and you can wear it while you’re doing just about just about anything (like working out, gardening, or swimming).

    A person wearing two small silicone rings on their ring finger
    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    The flexible silicone makes them super comfortable to wear, and they're completely waterproof. I don't have to worry about taking them off when I wash my hands or getting those annoying green stain on my fingers like I do when I wear costume jewelry. They also come in a variety of different colours, textures, finishes, and sizes, so I can create a customized look every time.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.39+. Available in 14 colours and ring sizes 3-12.

    27. And finally, a pair of knit gloves with (touchscreen sensitive tips!) that’ll keep your hands warm on those chilly fall days — and you won’t have to take them off to use your phone.

    A pair of knit gloves with a different colour the tips of the thumb and two fingers

    Get it from Simons for $12.99.

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