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51 Problem-Solving Products That Require Minimal Effort

Your "I'll do this later" list is about to be way easier than you thought.

1. A pet hair-removing roller with a patented brush design (and *no* adhesive strips) to rid your lovely black sofa of all your furry friend's shedding in a quick roll — so you can get back to cuddling together.

Promising review: "I don't usually write reviews, but if I could buy stock in the ChomChom I would! This is incredible. I immediately started using it on blankets, cat tree, towels that the cats lay on, bed skirt, every cloth or soft surface that the cats touch and TONS of fur started coming off! It's simple and easy, no sticky paper that barely does anything. The design is ingenious! It's a roller that goes back and forth about a one-quarter turn, so you have to go one direction, then back, and that simple motion not only picks up ALL the hair, but then removes it from the outer part of the roller and deposits it in the interior. When you open the back to reveal the interior, there's all the hair all bunched up! Like freakin' magic! I cannot wait to start cleaning every surface again once I finally cleaned it once. Allergies were going nuts and after picking up all this dust and fur I'm hopeful that will go a long way to feel better. Best product I've bought in years, I cannot believe that the reviews were so darn accurate! Get! This! Product!" —Joshua A. Flanders

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

2. A Zipuller for those mornings where you're reaching around the back to zip up that dress but simply CANNOT. Don't waste time tracking down your roomie — you can handle things now.

A hand pulling the Zippuller's long strap attached to a zipper
Amazon

Just attach, step in, and zip!

Promising review: "I live alone so one of the biggest troubles I have is zipping up dresses by myself. I tried this product and it works great! I tried it with both small zippers and large zippers. As long as it can loop through the hole, the Zipuller can grip it. Plus, the grip is pretty sturdy and does not become loose when you pull it up. Never has this task been easier! I am so happy that I purchased it and I recommend that you do too!" —Cherie Weissman

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

3. A set of two magnetic cheat sheets for making the most of your Instant Pot without having to Google. This is a great way to make bulk-cooking grains for the whole week and making cooking for yourself a little easier!

An Instant Pot with the sheets on the side
The two sheets with suggested cook times and ratios for grains, meats, veggies, beans, and more
Amazon

Promising review: "Best invention ever for all Instant Pot fans! A must! I am so happy that I decided to give this product a try! What an amazing idea. I placed the smaller magnet right on the instant pot and use it daily for a quick reference. Instead of search the cookbook or internet, I can just glance over and know in an instant how to program my Instant Pot for that particular product." —Olesya R.

Get the set of two from Amazon for $8.39 (available in two sizes).

And if you don't have an Instant Pot yet, you can get one for $89.

4. An exfoliating First Aid Beauty Bump eraser body scrib reviewers with KP (aka keratosis pilaris) swear by to get rid of those tiny red bumps, without slathering on any additional creams or products — just use in the shower instead of your regular soap.

It contains 10% glycolic and lactic acids, and has tiny pumice exfoliants to buff away dead skin for smooooooooooth arms.

Promising review: "Amazing product! I've suffered with KP on my arms for 15 years and nothing helped. This product didn't just help, it completely cleared it away! I noticed a big difference after just one use and a month later of using it 2 times a week my arms are smooth and I'm no longer embarrassed of them. I'm so excited! This product has changed my life!" —Sherrie Ruiz

Get it from Amazon for $28.

5. A self-watering, self-aerating planter to keep your thirsty plants happy, *without* worrying about dreaded root rot. Just fill the reservoir and the (patented) hollow legs will draw water up into the soil.

A snake plant in the pot
A full, large plant in the pot with the spout

Each planter comes with a clip-on watering attachment for easy pouring!

Promising review: "I purchased six of these so far. And plan to purchase more. They are reliable, functional, easy to use, and my plants love them. They work well indoors and out. The little spout keeps water from getting everywhere. While they are absolutely perfect, a couple of suggestions: It'd be nice if the distance between the saucer and pot was ever so much increased so as to easily tell if more water is needed. Again, this is SO minor and will not affect my future purchases. AND I hope this company is so successful it can add more colors and styles. I plan to buy a half dozen more as my small plants grow a bit more." —Brenda Daily

Get it from Amazon for $9.97+ (available in three sizes and five colors).

6. An ingeniously designed grease bag capable of holding 32 ounces (!!) of leftover grease so you *don't* end up pouring it down the sink and dealing with clogged pipes later on. And it ~encapsulates~ the grease, meaning no leaking in the trash.

The inventor pouring grease from a pan into one of the tall bags
The bag next to a pan of frying food
Grease Bags

And yes, you may have seen this Black woman-owned product on Shark Tank! Just toss it in your trash or municipal compost bin when you're all set.

Get a single bag from Grease Bags for $13.99 or Amazon for $13.99 or a set of three from Grease Bags for $24.99.

7. A hair bonding treatment you can leave on for as little as 15 minutes (or as much as overnight if you wish) to help strengthen and condition hair in just one use. Reviewers swear by it to help the look of their split end and dry, damaged hair.

Like Olaplex, it's a rebonding treatment to help repair heat or chemical damage.

Promising review: "I love this stuff! I was initially looking for Olaplex and came across this so I thought I would give it a try. I have been trying to grow out my hair but the ends become dry and easily damaged, so every time it grows I just need to cut it again. I was about to cut it when I got this in the mail and tried it. It was amazing! Gave my hair that fresh cut look and feel, added tons of shine back in and made it feel so healthy. This is a game changer for me!" —mmsmco

Promising review: "This stuff is amazing ! I believe the last bleaching on my 4C hair I fried it . But after using this tonight, my hair feels so smooth and my curl pattern is back ! **5 stars**!" —j. kindred

Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

8. A pair of fillable paint touch-up pens for a quick way to fix any marks, scratches, or scuffs on your walls or furniture without buying extra cans or breaking out a paintbrush or roller..

A hand using the pen to touch up green furniture with text
Amazon

Some reviewers have no trouble refilling the pen, some do, so note that they make come to about $5 per single use.

Promising review: "This is the greatest thing ever! A lot of the reviews are because people do not understand the concept. No, you cannot add different colors to the pens. One pen, one color, forever. There is no way to clean. That's why they have a pack of more than one. I added my wall paint and I ALWAYS have simple touch-up at anytime. The paint comes out nice and the brush is perfect for smaller touch-up areas. I use this for when the kids scratch the wall or for when I need a cleanup that can't be wiped off. Every household should have this and it should be sold at the checkout isle. This is a must-have for all homeowners!" —Dlanoz

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in a five-pack).

9. A SockDock, aka a useful tool you can clip dirty socks to (in pairs!), toss the *whole thing* in the washer and dryer, and remove together so NO SOCK gets lost. And you're not stuck searching for a pair when you're already running late.

A model holding pairs of socks clipped to the SockDock
Amazon

Promising review: "Totally obsessed with this! I’ve been using it a few weeks now and have zero complaints! I haven’t lost a single sock since! They always come out paired and completely dried (which was one of my concerns, I wasn’t sure if they were going to dry properly) I would defiantly recommend this! It’s amazing and makes life so much easier! Specially with a toddler and baby on the way!" —Sarah Elizabeth

Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in five colors).

10. A razor protector (it fits all standard men's and women's razors) to prevent rust and corrosion and keep your blades sharper for longer, so you don't have to waste money on replacements again and again and again.

A three-image collage: new blade (clean), blade without the Steelbee (after one month with rust on it), blade with the steelbee (1 month, no rust)
Amazon

It helps your razor dry between uses, stretches to fit, andprotects the blade when you're traveling — making your razor last up to THREE TIMES longer.

Promising review: "This was a great find! I wanted to test this for myself, so I put two razors in the shower with one having the Steelbee. I shaved every other with each razor and within weeks I could tell a big difference. The razor without the Steelbee has rust spots and is much duller. All of the razors in the house will now be using this. I even used this on my most recent business trip last week and it doubled as a great travel protector." —Rob May

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

11. A hair-smoothing gel cream stick (it's like a mascara wand!) to control any pesky flyaways for a more polished updo — without making your roots look dirty or greasy.

Promising review: "I have super fine hair and have tons of flyaways and so does my daughter. Whenever I pull my hair back it always looks messy. I tried this product on a day I decided that it would be ponytail day. Usually, within an hour I have tons of fly aways and it looks like I didn't brush my hair before I pulled it up. This is not the case anymore. It looks polished for the whole day. My daughter's hair looked just as nice when she left for school than when she got home from school. This is a product that will be a staple in our home from now on." —Mel

Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

12. Or an edge control gel to lay your baby hairs down — no flaking or residue in sight.

reviewer's before photo of her natural edges and baby hairs
after photo of the hair slicked back and laying down

BUT we want to add that no one should feel pressure to lay their edges, unless they way want to! Check out, "Just A Friendly PSA That You Don't HAVE To Lay Your Edges Down If You Don't Wanna."

Promising review: "Hands down! The best edge control I have ever used and I have used a lot of them. Stayed all day! No flakes and non greasy! And this one is not even the strongest in the line. Love this product!" —Seabea2013

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two sizes).

13. Glossier Solution, an easy-to-use exfoliant chockfull of promising acids (AHA, BHA, and PHA, oh my!) that reduce acne and dark spots, brighten, improve skin tone and texture, unclog pores, exfoliate, and reduce signs of stress. Like, that's a lot of stuff.

A model's cheek, with active acne before, and faded acne and acne marks after four weeks
Glossier

Promising review: "I have been struggling with acne for as long as I can remember and Solution has SAVED my skin. Haven't had a pimple since I started using this last month. My usually oily skin has been so soft and glowing and my years of acne scars are vanishing. 100% worth every penny." —MRB

Get it from Glossier for $24.

We *also* love Solution — learn why several BuzzFeeders love it in our Glossier Solution review.