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    35 Products That Might Help You Be A Better Adult

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    1. A cheat sheet that'll help you make sense of the symbols on your clothing tags, tell you how to get rid of certain stains, and choose the right temperature for different fabrics. It's also magnetic, so you can stick it on your washer or dryer.

    A huge magnet with laundry washing tips on it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.49.

    2. This pack of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers that'll actually remove all the stains you've been trying to get rid of for months. All it takes is a bit of water and a couple swipes to clean permanent marker, crayon stains, and scuff marks off all the surfaces in your home.

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    "I live with two small children and, as a result, I'm constantly cleaning up after them. These magic erasers are a true blessing. Instead of scrubbing away stains with a bucket and cloth like Cinderella, I can quickly and effectively remove whatever mysterious marks and stains I find on tables, walls, and other surfaces in seconds. Like this beautiful crayon mural, for instance. It took less than a minute to clean up, and all it took was a little water and elbow grease." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Mr. Clean Magic Erasers (#12 on the list).

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $2.49.

    3. A wireless indoor security camera that'll help you keep an eye on your home, even when you're out and about. It'll produce a 180-degree view of any room and you can monitor it from your phone. It has night vision and motion detection, so you'll still get a clear picture when it's dark.

    A security camera on a base
    Ecobee / Via ecobee.com

    It's equipped with speakers and compatible with Apple HomeKit and Alexa devices, so you can control the camera using your voice.

    Get it from Ecobee for $129.99.

    4. A pair of expanding file folders that'll store all your important documents (like receipts, coupons, and business cards) in one place, so you'll know where they are when you need them. Each one has 13 spacious pockets with tabs at the top to make organizing and finding papers a breeze.

    Two small expanding folders on a wooden table
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    5. A gel toilet stamp that'll stick to the inside of your toilet and give it a good clean every time you flush. No one likes cleaning the toilet and now you won’t have to do it as often. It’ll last for up to 12 days, and it’s scented, so it’ll keeping your bathroom smelling fresh.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "This baby will save you from getting down on your hands and knees to scrub down your toilet bowl, because it does the work with every flush. It keeps my toilet smelling fresh and saves me from having to scrub away gross build-up on the bowl, meaning I have one less chore to do every week. This is the definition of working smarter, not harder, people!" —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Stamp (#3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.87.

    6. A pair of blue light-blocking reading glasses that are great for anyone who spends most of day staring at a computer. They can help reduce eye strain and irritation, and they can even stop headaches in their tracks.

    A person wearing blue light-blocking glasses
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get them from Simons for $35. Available with magnification levels 0—3 and in three colours.

    7. Or a pair of Warby Parker glasses that'll, like, help you see, because you're finally ready to admit your vision's not as great as it used to be. The rounded shape and subtle keyhole bridge add a bookish charm to these specs, and they come in a variety of colours, so you can choose between a classic tortoise print or a chic tinted look.

    @warbyparker / Via instagram.com, Warby Parker / Via ca.warbyparker.com

    Get them from Warby Parker for $150+. Available in four colours.

    8. A bottle of Febreze fabric spray that'll freshen up your linens in a jiffy. You can use it on your clothes or on things that are harder to wash, like furniture, curtains, and carpets.

    A living room with a bottle of Febreze on a coffee table in front of a couch
    Walmart / Via walmart.ca

    Get it from Walmart Canada for $4.47.

    9. A compact budget planner that'll help you get your finances in order. It includes pages where you can jot down your expenses each month and space to write down your goals and strategies, so you'll be able to make a clear financial plan.

    A budget planner and three sheets of stickers on a plain background
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    There's a pocket at the back to stash loose papers and the planner comes with 86 stickers. Reviewers like that there are multiple pages to track expenses, savings, and debt. They say the planner made it easier to set and meet their personal budget goals each month.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99. Available in 20 colours.

    10. A bottle of super-strong Gorilla Glue that'll repair small or delicate items (like toys and ceramic figurines) without leaving behind a gross, goopy mess.

    A person holding a bottle of the glue
    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "Hello, my fellow clumsy people. Please allow me to introduce your new best friend, Gorilla Glue. This stuff is strong, meaning you can use it to fix broken flower pots, mend your gadgets, and use it to do general repairs. I recently used it to reapply a chunk I took out of the wood of my desk while putting it together, so I'm convinced it can really do everything." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Gorilla Glue Super Glue (#16 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.48.

    11. A nylon tote organizer that'll help sort your purse, so you can pull items out as easily as Mary Poppins. There are 12 compartments where you can keep all your everyday essentials and it's super easy to transfer from one bag to another.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.99+.Available in two sizes and four colours.

    12. A pair of cheat sheet magnets, so you can use your pressure cooker like a pro. They'll tell you how long to cook pasta and meat, and how much liquid to put in the pot with your grains and veggies.

    An Instant pot with a large magnet on the side
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    13. A handy notepad that will help you visualize and conquer your never-ending to-do list. Each line has a little checkbox next to it, so you can have the satisfaction of checking it off when you've accomplished a task.

    A note pad with a pen next to it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    The pad comes with 60 sheets.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.

    14. A food storage container that'll keep your fridge looking tidy and smelling fresh. It'll seal out moisture and control the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide, so your produce will stay fresher for longer.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, Natalie Brown/BuzzFeed

    "On March 5th, I put half of my fresh strawberries in the medium-sized container and left the other half in the clamshell container they came in from the store. And here they are ten days later, on March 15th!!! And I'm convinced the only reason these didn't last 14 full days (or longer) is they weren't completely fresh when I bought them — a few of them had bruises, which had begun to mold when I checked the produce saver on day 14." —Natalie Brown

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Rubbermaid Food Storage Container.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.38+. Also available in medium and large.

    15. A handy patch and primer that'll help fill and sand the holes in your walls, so they'll look as good as new. The top of the tube is a putty knife and there's a sanding pad on the cap that'll help patch and smooth the spackle.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    All you'll need is a bit of paint to finish the job.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.37.

    16. A colour-safe precision stain stick that'll remove everything from food and grass to tea and oil stains. The bumpy top will help you treat the offending stain by working the solution deep into your clothing or linens.

    @oxicleanofficial / Via instagram.com, Mallory McInnis/BuzzFeed

    "One week at work I somehow managed to scribble all over the front of my dress with a ballpoint pen (either that or I was attacked by some malevolent ghost toddler — the truth is out there). I thought that I'd finally found a stain that the stick wouldn't be able to tackle, but I should never have doubted the 'magical' powers of the blue gel. I let the solution soak into the stain for four days, ran it through the wash, and my dress was back to normal. Moral of this stain-strewn story: If you're as incapable of eating without dribbling as I am, you need to get a gel stick ASAP." —Mallory McInnis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the OxiClean Maxforce Gel Stick (#1 on the list)

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.87.

    17. A nifty clothes folder that'll help you tackle your mountain of clean laundry like a pro. It can be adjusted to accommodate thicker pieces (like sweaters) and will help you fold neat stacks that'll keep your closets and drawers looking super orderly.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    18. A box of colour-catching sheets that'll absorb excess dye, so it doesn't bleed onto your light-coloured clothing in the washing machine. It'll save you from sorting your laundry, especially when you don't have enough clothing to do separate loads of whites and colours.

    A person placing three fabric sheets into the washing machine
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98.

    19. A set of plastic bags with little illustrations that'll help you sort your waste. They have Velcro strips on the sides to connect them and they're compact sizes means they can fit in any room in your house.

    Three large plastic bags with different types of recycled materials in each
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get a set of three from Simons for $26.

    20. A bottle of stain and odour eliminator that'll clean old AND new stains, without leaving behind that harsh chemical smell. You can use it on any surface in your home or as an air freshener to banish lingering odours from your space.

    A bottle of odor destroyer being held up in front of a sleeping puppy
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "I've been fostering a puppy and this has really helped manage the messes she makes around the house. She's peed on the couch and carpeted stairs a few times and this stuff is a real and true lifesaver. It leaves everything smelling fresh and eliminates dark circles around accidents, too."—Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Nature's Miracle 3-in-1 Odor Destroyer (#6 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    21. A wide roller stamp that'll cover all the private information on your papers and envelopes with a thick, dark ink. Now you can recycle your mail, without worrying about of someone stealing your personal information. No shredder needed!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

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

    22. An electric lint remover that'll gently remove stray fibres from your favourite sweaters and blankets, so they'll look as good as new. You can use it anywhere in your home, because it comes with a USB cord that'll plug into your laptop or power bank charger instead of a wall socket.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    The lint remover comes with a power cord, an extra blade, a storage bag, and a cleaning brush.

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the AW Union Fabric Shaver (#3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    23. A sewing kit that you'll want around during your next fashion emergency. It's fully equipped with everything you'll need to mend small tears in your clothes or sew a button back on your shirts.

    A small fabric case filled with sewing equipment like thread, scissors, needles, and a stitch ripper
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    The full set includes needles, thread, a pair of scissors, buttons, a thimble, threader tools, a seam ripper and a fabric case.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    24. This oven cleaner that'll dissolve all the grease stains and dried food residue lining the walls of your oven, broiler, or barbecue. Now you won't have to spend hours scrubbing away at your appliances to get them clean.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    This oven cleaner is magic in a can. It says you only have to leave it for a couple hours to get the best results, but I kind of forgot about it and didn’t remember until the next morning. But, boy did it work! All the grease and grime came off with a damp cloth and a flick of the wrist. It took me about five minutes to wipe down the entire oven, and as you can see, the results are impressive.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.49.

    25. A Philips Wake-Up Light for anyone who wants to become more of a morning person. It has a warm light that gets brighter and brighter before your alarm goes off, mimicking the sunrise and making it easier for you to wake up every morning.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    "I can't understate how wonderful it is to wake up ~peacefully~ every morning...and fall asleep more easily every night. The biggest doubt I had about this clock is whether it could actually, well, wake me up. It starts getting brighter, slowly, before the alarm goes off, which my body reads as the beginnings of the sunrise. By the time the birds start singing, I'm already most of the way awake, and the light's bright enough that (after a few minutes scrolling through my phone) I just...get out of bed." —Natalie Brown

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Philips Wake-UP Light (#11 on the list).

    Get it from Walmart Canada for $192.94.

    26. A bottle of bitter nail polish that'll help you finally kick that nail-biting or thumb-sucking habit. The taste will last for a few days, and reviewers say that they stopped biting their nails after a few weeks.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    27. A spiky massage ball that'll treat your bod to a much-needed massage. Just roll it underneath your neck, back, or shoulders to loosen and soothe your sore muscles.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed, Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "My RMT is very unimpressed by the state of my knots, so much so that she encouraged me to start doing pressure-point massages on myself. I purchased this prickly little orb to help knead out my aches and pains. Thanks to its size, I can really dig it into my neck and shoulders, which are my real problem areas. Oh, and it's a great fidget toy to play around with while I'm on calls or working." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the ChiFit Premium Massage Ball (#75 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    28. A small handheld steamer that'll remove wrinkles in a couple minutes. It's a great alternative to an iron, which is often time-consuming and requires its own equipment. It's super gentle on fabric and warms up quickly, so you can use it before you leave in the morning.

    A before image of a wrinkled button up shirt and after image showing it without wrinkles
    Kat Angus / Via BuzzFeed

    "I hate ironing, which means that for a long time, if I had something that was wrinkled, either I wore it wrinkled or I never wore it again. But this steamer lets me smooth out all those fabric wrinkles within a few minutes, and dare I say it's almost fun to use it? Because it is. It heats up in 30 seconds and can run for 15 minutes of steaming — plenty of time to rescue all my wrinkled clothing." —Kat Angus

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Beautural handheld steamer (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99+. Available in two colours.

    29. A posture-correcting brace that'll help you break your bad habit of slouching. It has a similar design to a backpack, with adjustable straps to keep them from digging into your arms. Plus, it's slim enough that you can wear it underneath your shirt, without adding extra bulk.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say they've noticed a difference in their posture after a couple of days and some say it's helped relieve back pain, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    30. A password journal that'll keep all your login information in one place, so you won't have to spend ten minutes trying to guess what it is. It has 120 pages and is alphabetized by website name, making it easier to find what you need.

    An open notebook with login information printed on one page
    @peterpauperpress / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    31. A genius Tile Mate that uses Bluetooth technology to keep tabs on your devices. You can attach one to your wallet, camera, keys — really, anything you don’t want to lose — and use the free Tile phone app to track them.

    A small square tracking tile attached to a key ring
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    And if you lose your phone, just double-click on the Tile Mate to make it ring, even if it's on silent. They're also available as stickers, or in a slim, credit card shape.

    "I am a forgetful person who loses all of my stuff all the freaking time, especially my wallet. That's where this little device comes in handy. I just slide the Tile Slim into one of the credit card slots in my wallet and can now track where it is with the help of the free Tile app. If I can see that it's in my home on the map, but can't find it, I just ring the device and it sets off a symphony of noises that help me hunt it down." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Tile Mate (#4 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99+. Also available in packs of two and four.

    32. A set of pill boxes that'll make it easier to carry your multiple medications with you. They're labeled by day and small enough to keep in your bag or pocket. Plus, each one is has two compartments, so you can separate them by morning and night.

    Three images of a small round pill box
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99+. Available in three colours.

    33. A battery organizer that'll help you keep track of all the loose batteries in their house. It can hold up to 93 batteries of different sizes, and it comes with a battery tester, so you'll know when they're truly dead.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You can stash it in a drawer or mount it on the wall.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.88.

    34. A deep-cleaning Waterpik that'll gently (but effectively) wash plaque and food out of your teeth and gums, so flossing will feel like less of a chore.

    A person cleaning their teeth with a water flosser machine in their bathroom
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It comes with a manual toothbrush tip and three jet tips you can use every day. There are also three unique tips that clean braces, remove plaque on implants and crowns, and treat gingivitis.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $99.99.

    35. And finally, a copy of The Martha Manual that's filled with advice from Martha Stewart, (y'know the O.G. domestic goddess). It has tons of helpful tips on organizing, decorating, and gardening along with fun DIYs, gift ideas, and more.

    A copy of a craft book called The Martha Manual
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $43.16. Also available for Kindle.

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