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    42 Things You Can Get On Amazon That You Should Just Own Already

    *Throws paycheck in Amazon's face.*

    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 Instant Pot you needed in your kitchen, like, yesterday, because this contraption can basically replace half your appliances.

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    The Duo Plus replaces nine common kitchen appliances. It can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, and egg cooker, with the ability to sauté, steam, warm, sterilize... and oh, it makes cakes too. Read all about why the Instant Pot is changing how we cook in this BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising Review: "I deliberated about buying one of these for so long (over a year). I regret all of this deliberation, because now that I have it, I'm not sure how I lived without it. Rice turns out perfectly every time. It's amazing. I push a button and walk away and end up with edible rice every single time. I love that this has so many uses in our combined vegetarian/omnivorous household. This Instant Pot produced the only pork dish that my husband has ever liked. I made an amazing vegan curry. I've made soy milk, almond milk, and cashew milk yogurts, and they've all been fantastic. I'll never 'boil' an egg any other way ever again. Eggs turn out perfectly every time and they are so easy to peel. Stop deliberating and buy this now!" —Laura

    Price: $59.99+ (available in two sizes)

    2. A peel-off mask made from charcoal that'll help unclog your pores and remove sebum so you don't have to be se-bummed about blackheads and buildup anymore.

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    Promising review: "This is the BEST face mask out there. It is extremely disgusting when you see everything that comes out of your face after peeling it off, but extremely satisfying! I have bought this product over and over again and will continue to. I personally love the feeling of filth being ripped away, so I enjoyed it immensely! Even the next day my skin glowed! The bottle is small, but goes a long way! Will definitely buy again!" —Maria Pett

    Price: $15.99+ (available in five sizes)

    3. A pack of four Magic Erasers sure to finally scrub away the dirt and grime that's been giving you a hard time.

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    Promising review: "Basically the best cleaning tool ever. Walls, counters, sinks, toys, you name it, I've used a Magic Eraser on it. We have a light-color sink basin in the kitchen and I use these once a week to keep it sparkling white. I used to have to use heavy-duty cleaner but just a quick wipe down with the Magic Eraser and it's good as new!" —seven4eleven

    Price: $4.97

    4. An Echo Spot that'll display the weather, set alarms/timers, play music, turn on/off your lights, check your security cameras, change the temperature of the house, tell bedtime stories, and listen to you better than anyone else you might be living with.

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    The Echo Spot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set music alarms, and read audiobooks from Audible (like, literally I have told her to tell me a bedtime story and she does a way better job of it than my spouse — and with far less complaining). It can also control Amazon Video on Fire TV, give random facts throughout the day, tell you the weather (which I use literally every morning instead of just opening my curtains and letting in some light), and can show you grocery lists, recipes, and set timers... I'm still just trying to figure out what my Echo Spot CAN'T do.

    Promising review: "I am not one for reviews but I just had to write this. This thing is a work of art. My whole house is a smart house, from my locks to my thermostats. I have one Echo, four Echo Dots and now one Echo Spot. I love this. It works as expected. I am a total Apple guy but I choose Alexa over Siri any day. Amazon has knocked it out of the park!" —Apply Guy

    Price: $129.99

    5. A box of 12 Soylent bottles, because you know you've gotta eat, but you'd prefer to be a super efficient snacker sometimes.

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    You probably can't survive entirely on Soylent, but each bottle has enough nutritional value to replace a whole meal. A bottle has 400 calories and contains 20% of your daily vitamins. Trying to imagine how easy this can make meal prep? Go ahead, drink it all in.

    Promising review: "I decided to try this after hearing about it on my favorite podcast (Stuff You Should Know), and I am so glad I did! I am a busy young professional who is moderately health obsessed. I found myself eating out WAY too often (several times a week) when I started a very competitive and time consuming job. Once I didn't have the time to meticulously prepare everything I ate, I began gaining weight and losing energy. I put off trying Soylent because I am a picky eater but I decided to take the risk. I AM SO GLAD THAT I DID! I am now drinking half a bottle every morning for breakfast and the other half around 3pm, and it has completely changed my diet for the better. I am no longer starving throughout the day and binging on takeout when I finally get the chance to eat. I am losing weight, saving money, and finally getting back to my regular workouts. Stop thinking about it, and just try it. You won't regret it." —ljg98

    Price: $37.05 (available in three flavors)

    6. A pack of pimple patches you need for when you are so sick of your whiteheads you think you might pop.

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    Each box comes with 36 patches.

    Promising review: "I’m a 47 year old woman and have had adult cystic acne for 12 years. Four months ago I got the worst cystic zit of my life. It kept closing up and then refilling. I was so depressed and researched these dots online. I paid for next day shipping and was amazed how great they work! They were able to drain the zit and keep it draining so it couldn’t close and refill and get big and angry. Get these! Seriously, they really are a GOD send!" —auntylizzy

    Price: $12.34

    7. A wrist rest you better ba-guette quickly so you can keep your wrist comfortable while you work on making some real dough.

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    Promising review: "I'm using this as week speak and it still cracks me up every day. Every time someone new walks into my office they think it is real bread — it is incredibly realistic looking. It's softer than any wrist rest I have ever had, I have carpal tunnel and I'm in software, so to have something that is incredibly comfortable and that makes me smile every time I look at it is incredibly worth it! Don't underestimate the value in having something that makes the mundane a little more fun." —Daryl-Ann

    Price: $12.99

    8. A copy of Becoming that'll make you go "Obamaaaaw" over all the funny and fun stories Michelle shares — your bookshelf deserves this much joy.

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    Promising review: "Everyone has a story to tell and Michelle Obama delivers a great one. Michelle Obama gives us endearing, insightful, honest memories. From growing up in a working class household in Chicago, to leaving the White House residence, her story is unique and thought provoking. If you admire and respect the Obamas, you will like this book." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.50

    9. A clever storage cube so you can fit up to 96 pens, pencils, markers, brushes, or whatever tiny tools you currently have lying around.

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    It doesn't just have to be for office supplies, either — the reviewer on the right used it for makeup brushes!

    Promising review: "I love everything about this. It's perfect for my desk. I'm an artist, and I bought two for all my markers. It's lightweight, very classy looking, and the price is great. I put one on each end of my desk. They're small but hold so many markers or pencils." —Sherrie Stone

    Price: $6.96

    10. A set of measuring spoons that'll be the cherry on top of your kitchen tools, literally.

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    Promising review: "These are really cute and of good quality. And the leaf is an egg separator, which is neat." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $14.50

    11. A seat filler because you need something that's sure to save your french fries from certain doom.

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    This product has over 3,200 five-star reviews!

    Promising review: "I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize, it would be one of my favorite gadgets ever! I don't know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it's soft! It's just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat! There really isn't another product that compares to this. That's why I gave it five stars!" —Tessa Forbes

    Price: $19.99

    12. A set of matryoshka measuring cups for any doll who loves baking with the best tools in town.

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    Promising review: "These are very pretty! They are a nice size and even though they are plastic they feel like a quality item. They are so cute sitting on the kitchen counter... all my the other measuring cups were just put in the cabinet." —Sandy K in OK

    Price: $14.39

    13. A bottle of poop spray sure to save your bathroom from, well, yourself.

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    Read all about how well this works in this BuzzFeeder's post about the travel size version.

    Promising review: "We are a family of six in a small one-bathroom house. This is, to put it lightly, a horrific nightmare — particularly after my teenage son spends some time in the bathroom. After a couple of weeks of gentle encouragement ('YOU ARE KILLING EVERYONE. SPRAY THAT STUFF ON THE WATER BEFORE YOU POOP OR I'M TAKING AWAY YOUR PHONE AND, SO HELP ME GOD, I WILL CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND AND TELL HER EXACTLY WHY YOU GOT IT TAKEN AWAY.') he started using it regularly. The bathroom is much less disgusting now after he leaves." —Supa D

    Price: $9.75 (available in seven sizes)

    14. A pack of 200 earring backs that'll always have your back, ya hear?

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    Promising review: "These little silicone backs are small, but they tightly hold the earring in place really well. And with 200 pieces in the box, if you drop one (you will), it really doesn’t matter. Now I can safely wear the earrings in my jewelry box that are missing one or both backs. This was an excellent (and inexpensive) purchase for me. Highly recommend!" —Carol R. Slicher

    Price: $3.99

    15. An elevated stainless steel baking and cooling rack for anyone who wants to take their cooking skills to the next level.

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    Promising review: "These are great quality! They're great for cooling or heating. The cooling rack won't tip over on you. I've used them for cooling cupcakes and used them to finish up my coated chicken wings — it gets them up off the baking sheet and helps bake the sauce on nicely. These should last a lifetime as they are truly great quality! I am not one to take the time to do many detailed reviews but this product is worth it." —DLM MI

    Price: $11.98

    16. A reusable silicone food bag with an air-tight seal you can use to replace all the plastic bags in your place — store leftovers, heat up food in the microwave, or simply to store your snacks in.

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    You can also use it for sous vide and throw them in the dishwasher when you're done!

    Promising review: "I've tried a LOT of reusable bags as there are a lot of options out there all using a variety of materials. The fabric ones just get gross over time. The vinyl ones are hard to clean and aren't usually dishwasher safe. There are other silicone ones that need a separate rod to close them that you can easily lose. This one is the most simple and easy to use. No separate pieces to lose. Can withstand any temperature/microwave/dishwasher/whatever. And if they get gunky they are very easy to clean and I trust that they aren't hiding gross crumbs in any of the crevices." —Megan A.

    Price: $11.99

    17. A WiFi enabled smart plug that'll let you control your lights and appliances with your phone or your voice. Why get this? Because this thing is a seriously ~bright~ idea.

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    This plug works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit.

    Promising review: "Installation and Wi-Fi setup were pretty straightforward. Love being able to dim the LED lights in our bedroom. The dim slider in the app is great! It lets you dim the lights from 1% all the way to 100% with everything in between. Setting it up with Alexa was a little difficult but I'm not sure who to put the blame on for that. Once we got it working it works exactly how we expected and I couldn't be happier." —Mark M.

    Price: $22.49

    18. A pack of eight reusable straws, because wasting plastic on disposable straws really ~sucks~.

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    Promising review: "These are beautiful. I absolutely love the rounded and tapered ends. Both the rainbow and gold colors are even better in real life! I'm totally impressed with the quality of these straws. They are worth the price." —D

    Price: $10.99

    19. A pair of computer glasses with a lens that'll keep your eyes from aching when you're staring at screens all day. If you work at a desk, it's time to put on a pair of these pretties.

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    Each pair of glasses is slightly tinted to filter out the intense blue light of computer and phone screens. Amazon reviewers are crazy about them, with over 1,000 positive reviews. And you can read BuzzFeed's full review here.

    Promising review: "These are exactly what was advertised. They are lightly tinted but still remove a decent amount of blue light. They are lightweight and quite comfortable for me. And my wife even says they look good on me, too. I am going to buy another pair for my work office." —Donald Sensing

    Price: $9.50 (available in 14 strengths and 37 colors)

    20. A cast iron skillet to make it look like you have a ton of skill(et)s in the kitchen. And make your food taste *chef's kiss* delicious.

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    My husband and I finally decided to get a cast iron skillet after watching one too many cooking shows that insisted it'd change the way we cook. Turns out chefs know what they're talking about, because we will never go without one of these again. Neither of us consider ourselves good at cooking, but our food comes out deliciously every time we use this. You can also get a single serving sized skillet. I personally recommend this, my stomach is much happier because of it.

    Price: $29.99

    21. A makeup brush cleaner you're gonna be glad to get — especially when you realize just how dirty the brush you've been rubbing all over your face is.

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    Promising review: "You can't go wrong with this purchase! I have a lot of brushes and it takes no time at all to clean them! I just use a drop or two of Dawn dish soap then rub them on the mat. Although there are suction cups on the bottom, when I cleaned my beauty blenders I did have to hold the mat, but I wasn't annoyed at all because they were completely cleaned! Long story short, buy this. You won't regret it." —Pam C

    Price: $10+ (available in six colors)

    22. A toilet paper holder that's sure to delight anyone who isn't ~sheepish~ about sporting some adorable, and useful, bathroom storage.

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    Promising review: "This is a super cool addition to any bathroom area. It holds jumbo rolls too! It looks good hanging on the wall or standing up." —Andy N.

    Price: $39.95

    23. A bag of organic Death Wish coffee for anyone who truly believes in the phrase "death before decaf".

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    Which should be allllmost everyone.

    Promising review: "Ok folks words of warning....if you have heart conditions, ration out your coffee. If you drink 24 oz Starbucks' grande, you need a 8 oz. of this as your FIRST cup. I'm serious; heed my warning or you could end up cleaning your entire house, doing all your yard work, making love to your partner, waxing your car, building a garage or single handedly raising the Titanic on your own; all in the fist hour after drinking this wonderful coffee. You have been warned!" —ITsTheXFactor

    Price: $19.99

    24. A hideaway plunger that'll help you hide the grossest part of necessary bathroom tools and pretend it doesn't exist, until you really need it.

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    Promising review: "I have two of these in my home and the plunger works as a plunger should. That is enough discussion of that. The coolest part is the holder. I like having a plunger at the ready for those moments when it is necessary but prefer not to set them directly on the floor, nor do I want to see them, so the holder is perfect. As I lift the weight of the plunger up, the caddy opens and stays open until I place the plunger back in, then it closes and my plunger is out of sight. Yay!!!" —Jill P.

    Price: $22.99

    25. A cordless Dyson because anyone with floors is gonna be floored by how well this vacuum works.

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    Read one BuzzFeeder's review of this game changing vacuum to figure out if it's right for you! Spoiler alert: it is.

    Promising review: "I always wondered what the hype was all about for Dyson vacuums. Now I know. I just traded in my heavy, corded vacuum for the this animal and wow am I impressed! It doesn't lose suction and has enough battery life to take care of about 2000 square feet in one go, with multiple stops to empty the dirt cup. I also love how convenient it is to store." —Rachel M

    Price: $239.22

    26. An Oculus Go that might just be the most fun thing you throw on your face. Plus, it'll really help you and your family ~get your head in the game~ on family nights.

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    I think this is the most fun video game system ever and I talk all about it in my overzealous review!

    Promising review: "This is very impressive, to be honest — especially at the price. The visual clarity of the screen is so much better than my PSVR. Everything I've tried so far has been nice and smooth. The menus are very intuitive as well — everything works how you think they should work. It does put pressure on my face after a while but all in all, this is very impressive." —Nomi

    Price: $199

    27. An electric kettle for anyone who has just been microwaving their water in the past.

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    Promising review: "This is a great kettle and oh so cheap!! It's easy to use and works very well. It has clear indicators for the amount of water you are filling and gets to boiling hot in about a minute. The automatic off switch is perfect for mornings because you can do other things while the water boils. I love this little thing." —Darin French

    Price: $18.11

    28. A robot vacuum that'll let you put your feet up while something else gets the cleaning done.

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    Promising review: "I purchased this vacuum and have been very pleased with it. Its slim design gets under the dressers, beds, other furniture, and all the tight spaces that I couldn't get to with an upright vacuum cleaner. This makes a very low sound while in use, and honestly, I don't even realize it's operating, as the sound is pleasant (not loud at all). The price is right and replacement filters and so are very inexpensive." —iTch

    Price: $219.99

    29. A foot cream that's sure to save your skin when dryness, smelliness, or sweatiness has you feeling de-feet-ed.

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    Read all about this cult favorite foot cream to find out if it's right for you.

    Promising review: "I'm honestly quite surprised by this product. I have pretty nasty feet, especially at the heels. I normally use the cheese grater tool on my heels and the balls of my feet every few weeks and, while that works, it usually leaves my heels a bit sensitive after use. I'm on week two of using this foot cream (after seeing it on a TV commercial) and I have to say, the results are pretty amazing. My heels are healing and, while I still have some thick and rough skin on the heels, it's been dramatically reduced. My heels actually look somewhat healthy." —The Penguin

    Price: $7.93

    30. A KitchenAid mixer to turn your kitchen into the grown-up chef's space you know you deserve after finishing Salt Fat Acid Heat (i.e. your uncertified, but complete, cooking education).

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    Promising review: "I love, love, love my mixer! I leave this little beauty out on my counter because it's such a pretty thing to look at, not to mention that it's ready to use as soon as I need it. When I get a sudden urge to make brownies or bake a loaf of bread for dinner, it's so easy to just grab my ingredients and whatever attachment I need and whip something up. Cleaning up is easy with the stainless bowls too. There are so many colors to choose from, there is no way you can't find one that is an aesthetically pleasing addition to your kitchen. One other thing I love is that the attachments can be used with older mixers, meaning I don't need to worry about not being able to buy new attachments as they come available even after I've had mine for years. It's the best!" —Clipper 56

    Price: $279.99

    31. A darling reusable grocery bag for anyone who knows that having less plastic in life will ~produce~ some seriously satisfying results in the future.

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    Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about these bags. These hold a lot and are very strong. One of the best features are the long handles that allow me to carry a full bag over my shoulder, which is easier for carrying purchases into the house. I have these in the car and carry them with me into the store so that I am saving on paper bags." —Karen B

    Price: $10

    32. A knife sharpener so you, and your cutlery, can be the sharpest knife in the drawer.

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    Promising review: "I've never sharpened my Calphalon knives and I've had them for almost four years. The last time I cut meat I worked up a sweat because the knives were so dull. Tonight I sharpened them using this sharpener and the chicken cuts like butter!!! I'm in heaven!" —winej

    Price: $5.99

    33. A fabric defuzzer sure to take years off of a sweater's life. Which is a big deal, because messy sweaters can be a real ~pill.~

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    Promising review: "I didn't think it through when I threw some dark shirts and sweaters in the wash with a couple of light towels. They came out with all those fuzzies. I ordered one of these based on the price and customer reviews and I can see why this is rated so high. Since it's so portable, I just sat on the couch and shaved two shirts and a pair of cottony exercise pants while watching tv. I probably would have never worn these items (at least not outside the house!) again if it wasn't for this great little gadget." —Paula Nelson

    Price: $24.99

    34. A dinosaur taco holder, because after using this brilliant contraption eating tacos any other way is gonna seem prehistoric.

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    Promising review: "I realize that this is kind of a ridiculous item in theory. More like a gag than an actual useful item, right? Wrong-o! I got one as a present and I loved it so much I had to buy one for my husband because he was envious. It's well-made, sturdy plastic so it stays upright and doesn't wobble. It also holds two regular sized crunchy tacos upright and ready to go. This way I can pre-make three tacos, one to eat and two for the dino to hold. The fillings in the dino tacos stays inside the tacos while I am eating the first taco. Seriously, I love my Triceratacos." —ChristinaG

    Price: $14.99 (available in three styles)

    35. A relaxing and efficient scalp massager that'll be a massive upgrade from your typical shower for your scalp, hair, and mental health.

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    Read why this is the self care I didn't know I needed in this review.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes... one use and I am hooked! I used this with my favorite co-wash and it felt incredible! I occasionally suffer from dandruff/buildup on my scalp, which is why I purchased this tool, and I will be using it every time I shampoo/co-wash." —Zauberwald

    Price: $15.99 (available in five colors)

    36. A box of plant food to make gardening so much easier, the thought of working outside will really ~grow~ on you.

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    Promising review: "I love this!! Years ago I worked in an office and there was a Poinsettia plant that had seen better days. My coworker was going to throw it out but I told her to let me try to revive it, so I used this stuff just like I used it on my house plants and nursed the plant along. It was like a miracle when right around Christmas the Poinsettia plant I cared for displayed the bright red leaves!!! The other people in the office had told me the plant would die, so you can imagine their faces when they saw the results of the Miracle-Gro!" —Doug W.

    Price: $3.38

    37. A book full of foods to eat before you die that's so good, everyone should eat this right up.

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    Promising review: "This is a FABULOUS book! It's like a food history, travelogue, and [limited] cookbook in one. It's SO MUCH fun. It's organized by countries/regions/ethnicities. I'm rather well informed about (and like to eat and cook) international dishes. This has many familiar ones but many more new adventures to try!" —Aunt Lolli

    Price: $21.75

    38. A Tubshroom that's gonna get you (and your drain) out of some seriously nasty, hairy situations.

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    Learn more about why this thing is so amazing in one BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising review: "This is amazing. I have long hair and recently had a baby. It's a wonder I still have any hair based on the clumps I see falling out on a regular basis. This means the poor tub drain is getting clogged every time we turn around, and we're spending ridiculous amounts of time with that spiky stick thing you shove down there and then pull out over and over. I figured if this even worked to catch half of my hair then it would be worth its salt. Holy moly. When they say it catches every hair they aren't kidding. We clean it off about twice A WEEK! And when they say it's easy to clean, they are right again. A swipe with toilet paper and the hair blob comes right off to be flushed down the toilet. I've already told so many people about this product because I love it so much. Fantastic!!!" —sasamo

    Price: $12.99

    39. A six-piece storage set sure to save your sugar from being anything less than totally sweet.

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    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my husband and we both love it. We love making our own bread and I was tired of finding ways to keep the loaves covered. This is fantastic and easy to use." —Suprmn001

    Price: $54.44

    40. A mildew resistant shower curtain liner so you can clean your body in a place that's actually clean.

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    Promising review: "This is the best shower curtain ever. Not only is this shower curtain CHEAP, but because of it, my shower is really staying mold and mildew free. I am so sick and tired of buying every single 'mildew resistant' shower curtain I can find. It is so annoying to have one for a month or so, only to see it get wrecked and dirty and impossible to clean. So far, I have had the same one of these inside of my shower for six months, only needing minor cleaning." —DBomz

    Price: $9.99

    41. A homesick candle for anyone who lives away from home and who knows the smell of it could be a breath of fresh air.

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    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but these managed to replicate the smell of home so well that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money." —Bailey K

    Price: $29.99 (available in 50 scents)

    42. And finally, an overflow cap so you can have a bath filled to the brim — a worthy reward after filling your home with such useful stuff.

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    Promising review: "Baths have changed for me forever now! I can actually FILL THE TUB and not hear that dreaded sound of half my water (and my expensive magnesium flakes, essential oils, organic bubble baths, and other fancy therapeutic ingredients) tragically vanishing down the drain. If you're a larger person trying to fit in a smaller tub, especially, you know... THE STRUGGLE IS REAL. Now I can take more baths and enjoy more warm coziness. All because of this little bit of silicone!" —anonymous

    Price: $7.49

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