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    19 Surprisingly Helpful Products That’ll Make Your Life A Little Easier

    Water bottles, clarifying shampoo, air purifying bags, and more!

    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. An oversized cotton sleep mask that blocks out all the light, so you can sleep in sweet darkness. It has a contoured nose wing and an adjustable velcro strap to ensure a perfect fit.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    2. A little brown bear that will keep your brown sugar soft and moist for up to six months. Just soak it in water for 20 minutes and place it in the jar!

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    The clay bear can be used in cookie jars and marshmallow bags to keep them soft. Or you can use it dry (don't soak it) in your spice cupboard or chip bag to absorb moisture! Rinse with water to clean (soap isn't necessary).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.70+ (available in three shapes, and in sets of two).

    3. A smudge-proof eyeliner stamp that'll help you create the perfect cat eye every time. The pen has two sides: one to stamp and one to fill and define your line. Plus, it comes in three sizes, so you can draw a baby wing eyeliner or a full-on Amy Winehouse cat eye.

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    The pen comes in three sizes: 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.97+ (also available in multipack)

    4. A pack of durable rubber twist ties to organize all the cords in your life. They come in a variety of colours and lengths to fit anything from headphones to extension cords!

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    Get a pack of 15 on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    5. A bestselling light therapy lamp because dark times are upon us. If you're someone who doesn't get enough sunlight during the day, this lamp is a great way to boost energy, mood, and focus!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.95.

    6. A stretchy belt that'll hold up your pants without an annoying buckle that digs into your stomach. The durable leather clasps won’t wear out or snap over time like a traditional belt. Plus, you won’t have to deal with an bulky buckle bulge.

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    This belt comes with a detachable clasp, so you can wear it as an accessory over dresses or coats.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99+ (available in sizes 24-48, an in five colours).

    7. An extra-large water bottle that'll encourage you to drink enough water every day. It has an extra-sturdy handle and a thick nylon strap, making it easy to carry.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.96+ (available in three sizes, and in 14 colours).

    8. A silicone strainer that will render your bulky colander obsolete. It attaches right to your pots, pans, or bowls, making it easier and safer to drain hot water. It won’t melt or warp, because it can withstand temperatures of 450°F!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    9. A clarifying shampoo that'll detox your scalp from all the dirt, oil, and dry shampoo that's built up in your hair over the last few days. This weekly treatment works on all hair types and will leave hair feeling soft, shiny, and light as air!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    10. A wireless LED light strip to brighten the dark corners where a lamp can't go. The light comes with removable sticky tape, so you can place it on any wall or surface. Plus, it has a motion sensor that shuts off after twenty seconds without movement!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.98+ (also available in packs of two).

    11. A super-absorbent hair towel that won't almost break your neck when you wrap your hair up to dry. The microfibre material helps hair dry faster, won't cause breakage, and prevents frizz.

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    The towel also has a button at the back, making it easier to wrap and secure your plushy towel updo.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.49 (available in dark and light gray).

    12. A pack of eco-friendly air purifying bags that'll keep your home, car, and office smelling easy, breezy, fresh AF! They're made with activated charcoal to absorb excess moisture, odours, and bacteria. Plus, they can last up to TWO years with a little bit of TLC.

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    The bags need one hour of sunlight every month to keep the charcoal activated.

    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    13. A tiny robotic vacuum that quietly cleans your floors so you don't have to. You can schedule it to vacuum for up to 100 minutes before it needs to be emptied. Just make sure your space is baby-proofed, so your sleek-looking rugrat doesn't get tangled up in your pesky cables.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $299.99+ (available in black and white).

    14. A game-changing batter dispenser tool that makes baking cupcakes and cooking pancakes infinitely easier. It can hold up to four cups of batter and has a small lever along the handle, so you can control how much batter gets distributed.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    15. A pair of compression foot sleeves to give your ankles and arches the support they deserve. The moisture-wicking design and stretchy nylon material make them perfect for every day use!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.27+ (available in three colours, and in multipacks).

    16. A clever drain cover that’ll keep water from escaping your tub when you’re having a bath. The ring of suctions create a perfect seal around the overflow drain, transforming your regular tub into the deep soaking bathtub of your dreams!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in three colours).

    17. A game-changing sleep eye mask that’ll treat headaches, puffiness, and sinus pain while you sleep. It's lined with tiny gel beads that can go in the microwave or refrigerator to create a hot or cold compress for your face.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.57.

    18. An adorable knit beanie that Ariana Grande would definitely approve of. The cold weather won't stop you from rocking an aggressively high ponytail or messy bun all season long!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.45+ (available in 25 colours).

    19. And finally, an eco-friendly wine remover spray that’ll rid your clothes and furniture of red wine stains forever! It's made with a citrusy blend of fruit and vegetable extracts, making it bleach-free, biodegradable, and safe to use around children and pets.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.49.

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Wine Away Red Wine Stain Remover.

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