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    42 Products That'll Purely And Simply Help You Out A Bit In Some Way

    We could all use a little help every now and then. These products will do just that.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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. A nose wax kit for anyone who is fully aware of how painful tweezing nose hairs is. If you want a practically painless system that'll let you breathe easy (literally) THIS is it!

    2. A market cart made of recycled canvas and bamboo to snag when you finally accept that a "granny cart" is genuinely smart. Get one this good lookin' and you won't have to avoid eye-contact with the sorry shoppers who are still carrying their bags all the way back to their apartments.

    Canvas bag with nautical rope closure. It is attached to a wooden cart frame with white rubber wheels on the back.

    3. A pack of hoodie hangers that'll make hanging up hoodies faster and thus, convince you to actually hang up your hoodies. I spend all summer hiding in my AC and have a *literal* hoodie basket because I refuse to hang them up. This product is...a need.

    4. A box of washing machine cleaning tablets to dissolve residue and make your washing machine actually smell fresh, which is a big deal when you haven't washed your machine since...you bought it.

    5. A mesh washing bag that's gonna protect the delicate clothing you've started purchasing as you've gotten older. It turns out cashmere is worth the splurge, especially when you invest in products that keep it feeling extra fine after being washed!

    Closeup of mesh bag

    6. A retro beach umbrella to add some charm to your beach day *and* protect your skin from cooking under the sun. IDK why we humans forget that bringing shade to the beach is a good idea, but I imagine an umbrella this cute is sure to help remind us!

    7. A six-port outlet that SWIVELS, meaning you can actually use the outlet behind your sofa! Which is great news when everything you own seems to need an outlet these days.

    8. A preventative spider and ant spray – it's water-based and formulated with a no-stain solution of peppermint and lemongrass, which means it's gonna be safe to use anywhere you'd rather not have the ants come marching in.

    Person spraying shelves of packaged food in a grocery store

    9. A dry brush set you can get if you've dipped your toes into skincare TikTok and are finally ready to dive deep into a luxurious exfoliating bathing routine.

    10. A washable sponge – it's gonna be a game-changer in your kitchen. Replace your yucky, disposable sponges with *one* of these reusable picks and simply wash it when it gets gross. You're about to save money aaand add an earth-friendly option to your dishwashing routine.

    A sponge with a floral design and mesh overlay sits in a wooden bowl

    11. An odor-neutralizing candle that'll rid your apartment of the smells your fur child leaves behind, rather than just covering them up with some frilly florals.

    12. A bottle of hard water booster powder for when you start to realize that washing something doesn't always make it look clean.

    Reviewer photo of stained mug next to a clean mug after using powder

    13. A window fly trap that'll get rid of pesky house flies in an efficient and sanitary way, sparing you the time and effort it takes to hunt them down one by one.

    14. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover, that's gonna save wine drunk you from those merlot-induced headaches.

    Reviewer image of glass of red wine with a bottle of Drop It, along with a caption explaining that it's been working

    15. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets designed to clean your machine while it runs naturally, makin' it sparkle and shine without you spending time scrubbing!

    16. A set of wad-free pads for keeping your bedsheets from tangling in the wash. No one has time to dry their sheets twice. Get this and keep those laundry clods from wasting precious drying time!

    the wad free pads attached to a bed sheet

    17. A moisture meter you can place deep down into the soil to know exactly how much water your plant is getting. Under- and overwatering is a thing of the past, people!

    18. A ceramic soap dish that's made to order and ingeniously designed with a drainage spout that'll drip extra water straight into your sink, keeping it from building up at the bottom of the dish.

    The dish holding a bar of soap and placed with the spout over the edge of a surface

    19. A fridge deodorizer that's gonna be effective for up to six months *and* it claims to keep your produce fresh longer. Just looking at this makes my leftover-filled fridge feel fresher! My sad box of baking soda is about to be displaced.

    The deodorizer on a kitchen fridge shelf

    20. A cushion support panel to bring life back into the sofa you've been living on the last year. Slouchy cushions are totally not trending.

    21. And an Icelandic wool nesting pad that'll protect your furniture from your pet's paws while looking like a piece of human-grade decor.

    Dog on mid century modern chair with furry pad on top of it

    22. A canopy to create some shade in your sunny yard without taking away from the open fresh-airy-ness that brought you outside in the first place.

    23. A youth T-shirt that'll show your babysitter everything your child is willing to eat when you're away.

    24. Under-cabinet lights that are gonna be a cinch to install and make your kitchen look magazine-ready, no matter how old the cabinets are up top.

    25. A hair growth inhibitor said to block your freshly plucked pores, keeping dark, coarse hairs from sprouting back up mere moments after you've removed them.

    Lotion coming out of tube

    26. A roll of faux ivy you can easily attach to wire fencing, railing, or a trellis to add a lush look to your yard — no gardening skills needed.

    27. A subscription to NordVPN – a service that uses an encrypted tunnel of online traffic for extra privacy online. With this, you're able to do things like enter your credit card info while on public Wi-Fi and feel safe and secure while you're at it!

    Illustrated man sits in cloud

    28. A DIY kitty corner you might as well purchase soon, considering your dog *still* thinks the cat's litter box is an afternoon snack. Make this clever door adjustment and Fluffy can finally poop in peace.

    29. A pack of No Cow bars that might actually be safe to bring when you're in charge of your kid's class snack. They're vegan, gluten free, keto, low carb, dairy free, kosher, and more, so as long as pesky peanuts are okay – these treats are a healthy, hearty choice!

    a hand holding one of the bars

    30. A pair of thigh-high stockings with a no-slip-grip that'll keep them in place. With these, you can roll with the punches your day has in store, without having to roll your stockings back up.

    31. A tube of Balm Dotcom made with castor oil, lanolin, and beeswax to lock in moisture, give you a touch of color, and create a protective barrier around your lips. With this stuff, you CAN have it all!

    Model wearing balm dotcom in fig

    32. A two-tier cabinet turntable to organize medicine bottles, helping you clearly see what you already have when a cold hits. Grab this and keep yourself from doubling up on the lotions and potions you have stuffed in the back of your cabinets.

    33. A pair of paper towel hooks, because those upright rolls take up some prime space. You're gonna love having them hang out above your countertops instead.

    A product shot with the hooks attached to a shelf. One hook holds a large paper towel roll and the other holds a small wrapping paper roll.

    34. A set of thick velvet slip covers for turning your hand-me-down furniture into a piece worthy of your Instagram persona's perfect aesthetic.

    35. A BlackLit Cratejoy subscription that'll give avid readers the chance to constantly enjoy new novels by Black authors.

    An example of the books and products received in each monthly box

    36. A caffeinated butt mask that's sure to wake up your skincare routine.

    Model on their back, lifting their legs up to show the mask is on

    37. A wavesurf shaper to turn rocky, uneven lake waves made by your boat into smooth, curved, and *perfect* ocean-like waves that are primo for surfin'.

    38. A smart keypad you're gonna love...particularly because your #1 skill is *always* forgetting your house keys.

    August Home Smart Keypad

    39. A fence window for dogs who take their neighborhood watch shifts very seriously. Put this in your fence so they can keep an eye on everything that's going on in the front yard while you're out.