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    Updated on Jan 31, 2019. Posted on Dec 18, 2018

    46 Things That'll Do Jobs You Didn't Know Needed To Be Done In 2019

    A tongue scraper, butt mask, eye massager, and 43 other products that'll make 2019 the year you do some (random) wonderful stuff.

    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. A cleaning goo that's safe to use on electronics and is sure to get every bit of dust in every nook and cranny of your life.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I initially thought this was a novelty item. However, after using it I realized it was more than a novelty and was impressed and pleased with how well it worked. While I started using this for my keyboards, I have found it very useful on other devices. Specifically, anything that has buttons, small cracks, or crevices is a candidate." —Mark W Matthews PhD

    Get it from Amazon for $13.92.

    2. A pack of teeth whitening wipes for quickly wiping away wine and coffee stains, which is sure to put a smile on your face.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These wipes are amazing! Wine stains on your teeth are completely embarrassing. I recently bought these for my best friend's wedding and her bridal party and we took amazing photos all night. Definitely comes in hand and saves the night!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $7.49.

    3. A seat gap filler that'll save your phone, keys, and french fries from certain doom.

    Amazon

    This product has over 4,000 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

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    4. A foot hammock here to help you ~hang in~ there, even when a flight (or train ride or bus ride) feels like it's taking forever.

    Amazon

    Get ready to have a real ~leg up~ when it comes to traveling in comfort.

    Promising review: "I often travel overseas on business and started suffering from numbness and swelling of my feet. After trying this nifty little foot hammock on a flight to Japan, I'll never fly without it again. Not only were my feet comfortable the majority of the flight, they didn't swell at all. I was very excited to find this great gadget and highly recommend it to anyone who travels." —Cristiane

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    5. An eyelash dye that can take barely-there blonde lashes and make them so black your pupils will look blue.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    I actually use this stuff (I don't like wearing makeup but like dark lashes). And although no one should ever feel the need to wear makeup, it's a personal choice, I like the look for myself. I have long eyelashes, but I wear glasses which makes me hate using mascara. And here's the problem, those lushes lashes are so blonde that if I don't put on mascara I looked like I've plucked them out. And although blonde lashes are a lovely statement on everyone who loves them, I prefer to have my lashes as black as my clothing. Pitch. I'm too low-maintenance to get extensions, and I want to spend less time on my face in the morning, adding false lashes is way too much work for me. I found this kit, and the minute I tried it for the first time, I was hooked. My eyelashes stay dark for weeks without my adding any mascara at all. It's important to follow the directions exactly, these are your eyes you're working near, but I have never had any problems. Even with the low effort, my vain-ass lashes have gotten plenty of compliments and I'll stick with this stuff until my genes decide to change their mind and give me naturally black lashes.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    6. A stick of NerdWax to keep your glasses on your face no matter how much you move (~eye~ can totally see the appeal with this stuff).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this for my wife. She has naturally oily skin and wears plastic framed glasses so she has problems with them constantly slipping down her face. This product works great to help hold her glasses in place without raising the center of vision as with pads. The wax will wear off naturally, so she applies the wax every day or two. But don't worry, the wax won't wipe off and stick to your face, it just seems to sort of disappear." —Anthony

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    7. A bar of metal soap for removing strong garlic scents from your hands anytime your vampire pals come around (and pro-tip, reviewers say it works really well as a deodorant, too!).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I started noticing after my workouts that no matter how long or hard I scrubbed my armpits, I just couldn't fully get rid of the smell of body odor. I ordered this figuring 'if it can get rid of the smell of onions and garlic, then maybe it can get rid of body odor.' Let me tell you, this thing is like magic. After scrubbing my pits with soap, I rub them with this bar for a a few seconds and BOOM! All hints of body odor are gone. I definitely recommend this product!" —Corey

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    8. A foot scrapper to scrape off all your rough edges (at least on your feet).

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "If you have never used one of these and have rough, dry feet, I highly recommend this product. It's very simple to use and works well. At first I thought that it would hurt to use, but it doesn't hurt at all. It fits perfectly into the palm of your hand and doesn't cause any discomfort at all. It smooths your feet into a nice finish. The only thing is you want to take it slow at first. If you have a place with a large callus, removing too much at once could make your foot sore." —Brandon VanWinkle

    Get it from Amazon for $11.82+ (available in two styles).

    9. And a foot peel that's gonna make you love the skin you're in (or out of).

    Amazon, amazon.com amazon.com

    Promising review: "This stuff really works! I was doubtful but now I’m a believer. Even bought another set. For a family member. We both love them!! I know it sounds gross but I peeled off handfuls of skin" —B. Link

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    10. A cool gel pillow that'll keep you feeling cool — no matter how hot your night gets.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I switched to this pillow over a regular down pillow years ago and never want to go back. If you live in a hot climate, please get this. Even with a thick pillowcase it stays cool." —Meredith

    Get it from Amazon for $31.28.

    11. Or a lavender scented memory foam pillow — it's gonna help you relax fast and breathe easy all night long.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love how firm this pillow is and I absolutely LOVE the scent. I sleep so well now!!" —Alison Wilcox

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (also available in coconut).

    12. A caffeinated booty oil, with ingredients like watermelon and coffee beans, to firm and hydrate your behind (if you're into that sort of thing), because it turns out your butt loves caffeine a whole ~latte.~

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I must say, I really like this. I love the smell, it reminds me of watermelon bubble gum. The oil doesn't fell greasy and it absorbs quickly into my skin. I have noticed that my skin is softer after using this product." —Hannah

    Get it from Anese for $32.

    13. Or a butt mask for anyone who prefers to ~mask~ how intense their beauty routine is.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $9 (available in four styles).

    14. A pair of computer glasses with a lens that'll keep your eyes from aching when you're staring at screens all day (Mrs. Maisel marathon, anyone??).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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; see my photo where the computer's space-theme desktop looks gray behind the lens. 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

    Get them from Amazon for $9.50+ (available in 14 strengths and 37 colors).

    15. An armrest table for anyone who doesn't have the space for a coffee table, or for anyone whose coffee table is covered with too much stuff to use.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I didn't know how much I needed this until I got it! It fits securely on my sofa with no sliding around thanks to the backing material. Likewise, the surface of the table portion is slightly 'grippy,' so items placed on it don't slip and slide either. Nothing has fallen off yet, even when jostled. I bought this on a bit of a whim with fairly low expectations and am delighted to say that I was so wrong." —Just Passing Through

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    16. A Pretty Litter subscription that'll give you enough litter to cover you for a month, with free shipping, but that's not the best part! This litter is designed to change colors when your cat is sick, helping you know in plenty of time to get your kitto to the vet. Nothing will put your mind at ease better than knowing your stoic cat's health is ~crystal~ clear.

    youtube.com, prettylittercats.com

    I use pretty litter and can't imagine having cats without it. It makes me feel safer about their health and the crystals evaporate any liquid in the litter, keeping my litter scoop clean and making the apartment smell far more fresh. I also love that it works as a subscription because I no longer forget to buy litter until it's too late. I highly recommend making this your cat's new toilet.

    Start a subscription for $22/month (available for one, two, and multi-cat households).

    17. A Go Girl so useful you'll wanna give it a ~standing~ ovation.

    Amazon

    The Go Girl can be used for anyone with a vagina who feels they are missing out on the joys of peeing standing up. No more squatting awkwardly or making a mess when you're in the wilderness (or staring down at a particularly grim toilet seat). Just place the funnel over your crotch, stand up happily, point, and pee away!

    Promising review: "I peed everywhere. That bush? Yep. Peed on it! That tree? Uh huh. Peed on it. Those tiny woodland creatures? Screw you, b*tches! Peed on them." —Dawn Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $9.47 (available in two colors).

    18. A bag sealer that'll keep your packaged food as fresh as the produce you forgot to get while shopping.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is great!!! The trick with this product is that following the directions is a MUST. It works perfectly every time as long as I have followed the instructions provided. It really is a great value. The magnet is brilliant and keeps it handy. I definitely recommend this product!" —Tina

    Get two from Amazon for $15.13.

    19. A waterproof shower pad so you can write down anything you remember while washing up — the best ideas always happen in the shower because they don't even have a chance to ~stink.~

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.54.

    20. A Spatty Daddy for anyone thrifty enough to use every last drop.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I initially bought it thinking I would mostly use it for hair products, lotions, etc but I've been using it in the kitchen and it's been great. I got at least a dozen sandwiches worth of mayo out of it, from a squeeze top! It's also great for when you are measuring honey or something sticky in a measuring spoon, it's so small it cleans it right out. Totally great product!" —6Cookies

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    21. A personalized dildo kit so you can be with your favorite willy whenever you want.

    Amazon

    This kit is easy to use, safe, and uses medical-grade materials to perfectly clone your perfect penis. The kit includes a vibrator and the ingredients needed to form your personalized dildo.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this. It was SO much fun to make and I could not believe how well it worked. It is so lifelike. I highly recommend this product!" —Carly N. Germann

    Get it from Amazon for $46.11+ (available in seven shades).

    22. A tongue scraper to help get rid of bad breath if you feel like you're only ~scraping by~ with brushing and flossing.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an awesome quality product! My husband has always had an issue with bad breath, even though he's ridiculously meticulous about his oral hygiene. Yet he still had the most rancid breath. Our 12-year-old son was the same way, great oral hygiene- terrible, knock-you-over-and-kill-all-living-things-in-a-mile-radius breath. HORRIBLE! They both had been evaluated for possible gut issues because we couldn't figure out what could possibly be causing it. Enter, the tongue scraper! Just like that — BAM! No more bad breath at all! You have no idea how horrible it is when you can't stand your own husband's and son's breath. I no longer need a respirator to be in the same room as them." —Kelly A Torres

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in two colors).

    23. A set of four stemware savers so you don't ~crack~ under the pressure when washing fragile items.

    Amazon

    Simply clip this to your cup and put the hollow base through the dishwasher posts to make sure your fragile glasses are snug inside the dishwasher and not bumping up against your dishes while being washed.

    Promising review: "Due to a stupidly inefficient top rack design on my dishwasher, it was impossible to wash stem ware without them being broken. They would tip over and chip, and I had to put them sideways, which took up most of the area for glasses. These little wonders are fabulous. I can now wash several wine glasses at the same time as bowls, milk glasses, and mugs. Whoever thought these up is a genius. They are flexible and sturdy. You bend the tether according to the height of the glass, put the little gripper around the stem, then slide the other end over one of the spikes in the rack. Voila." —Tony Leland

    Get them from Amazon for $13.95.

    24. A plush bath flower for keeping your baby comfortable while you wash them until they smell fresh as a daisy.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the only way our preemie baby would allow us to bathe her! It frees up your hands so you can get business done faster and get your babe warm and dry faster which is a plus. She loves splashing around in this in the kiddie pool on a hot day. I'll be buying this for all my pregnant friends!" —V. Munoz

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in eight colors).

    25. A magic tap to help kiddos get drinks on their own without having to do any heavy lifting, which means you won't have to be crying over spilled milk.

    Amazon

    I have zero kids but I still want seven of these just for me.

    Promising review: "This is one of the best purchases I’ve ever made! My kids love it and now our milk doesn’t get left on the counter because it never leaves the fridge. It is so easy to attach and to wash. I will never be without one again. I can’t recommend this enough and I can’t wait to get one for my sister and her little kiddos!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.32.

    26. An earwax removal oil that'll work extremely well on an extreme amount of earwax (but you didn't hear it from me).

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "My right ear was totally plugged so I went to the pharmacy and the pharmacist said that this is the one doctors usually tell patients to get. I put the drops in, waited, then flushed my ear out with very warm water and OH MY GOSH... the gunk that came flowing out onto the towel blew my mind! It's amazing that I was ever able to hear at all with all that crap in my ear. This stuff works." —CD

    Get it from Amazon for $5.68.

    27. An automatic toothpaste dispenser to save counter space and help keep your bathroom clean — it wasn't until you had kids (or that day-drunk roommate) that you realized you needed a fool-proof system for keeping the bathroom sink, counter, and walls toothpaste-free.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've never had a product like this, but I decided to give it a try. The problems I hoped this dispenser would address were limited counter space, and messy kids. They had been getting toothpaste all over the sink, on the walls (?? how?), on the mirror, basically all over the place. I had somewhat low expectations, and they were completely exceeded. Not only did it solve all my issues, but it's actually kind of fun to use. The front of the dispenser easily comes off so you can clean the unit if you need to, but it stays on when you're not purposely pulling it apart. It was easily installed on a bathroom mirror. Five stars all day long!" — Sarah H.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.58.

    28. An inflatable wedge pillow that'll help you sleep soundly even when you're stuck in the middle seat.

    amazon.com

    So, I ended up buying one of these while still on vacation. I was flying home for a visit and sat next to a woman who whipped one of these out and then chatted with my pillow-lacking self about how fantastic this wedge is. She was so convincing (and SO asleep once she started using it) that I bought one while I was still with my family so that I could use it on my way home. I will never, ever fly without it again. It's comfortable, stays cool, and helps me feel like I have my own space on every flight.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in two colors).

    29. A pack of two purse hooks so you don't have to keep your bags on the floor of the car (we would prefer to avoid ALL types of "roll overs" thank you very much).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased these so my purse would not tumble off the car seat and so I can hang plastic bags that hold my groceries. I have one facing forward and one facing backwards. I hang my purse on the forward facing one and hang bags on the rear facing one. They worked great." —Mattie

    Get them from Amazon for $7.95 (available in two colors).

    30. An eye massager that plays music, blows gentle air, heats up, and helps your tired eyes relax after a day of staring at screens. It may also help migraines and act as a source of stress relief for anyone whose tension is not just a weight on their shoulders.

    Amazon

    This eye massager has a built-in speaker, and uses vibrations, heat treatments, and air pressure to gently massage the eyes while increasing circulation and relieving stress and tension. It also has a sleeping mode, massaging your eyes for 15 minutes to help you fall asleep. A full charge takes about three and a half hours.

    Promising review: "This is a great eye massager! I am the kind of person who uses my cell phone and computer most of the day. I use this eye massager right before I go to bed to reduce eye strain. It also works great on my dark circles. On top of this, it is not heavy at all. It's very easy to travel with, and I travel frequently." —epic!

    Get it from Amazon for $55.

    31. A multi-use whisk wiper you can rest on the counter without making a mess and you can count on it to be clean with one flick of the wrist.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an awesome product!! This is excellent quality for the price. It's a nice weight and is comfortable to use. It keeps the whisk off the countertop and is right there when you need to scrape the bowl. The unique design makes cleanup a breeze. Whether you're a master chef or a wanna be like me, this will not disappoint!" —MLE

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in seven colors and two sizes).

    32. A door knob organizer that'll be the ~key~ to remembering everything you need when you walk out the door.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    33. A bottle of poo-poori — just one pump can keep your bathroom from smelling crappy...literally.

    Amazon

    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." —SupaD

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in 21 scents).

    34. A sugar softener for when your recipe calls for a cup of brown sugar, not a brick of it.

    Amazon

    This little kid has over 800 positive reviews which I get, because dealing with a hard mound of sugar is just about more than I can ~bear~.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.80.

    35. A magnetic work band that'll help you get a ~grip~ and not lose your mind over grabbing scattered screws and bolts.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Got this as a gift for my dad, we own an electrical company and he often is caught holding screws in between his lips while on ladders and such. I figured this would be a great idea because who the heck wants screws in their mouth?? Yuck, not me. I have also used it and it works fantastically. It holds screws and nails very well, and I can fit approximately 20 screws on it at once. This was a very good buy." —Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    36. A pair of heel caps so you can wear stilettos outside without feeling like a stick in the mud.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just tried these last weekend at an outdoor wedding with an indoor reception. They were amazing! I kept them on all night. First, I walked outside in thick grass, and the wedding photos were taken in a mushy grassy area. I didn't sink even a little bit. It was fantastic. My heels were fabulous. I then decided to leave them on for the rest of the night since they made my heels more stable and comfortable. I'm so glad I tried them." —J. L. Dossey

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes XXS–M).

    37. A toilet sensor flush that'll let you hover your hand over the toilet instead of touching the germ-ridden handle — flushing out any concerns about bathroom germs.

    Amazon

    This kit includes all the tools and accessories you need (it takes a grand total of 10-minutes to install) and it runs on four AA batteries, which are included.

    Promising review: "I would give this 10 stars if they allowed it. After going through three automatic flush kits I came across this unit. It works FLAWLESSLY. I am very happy." —David256

    Get it from Amazon for $65.

    38. A tough times conversation guidebook because sometimes a tragedy strikes that can leave you at a loss for words and, when it happens to someone close to you, finding those words may mean the very most to them.

    Rachel W. Miller / BuzzFeed

    Check out this life-changing things post and read a little more about how great this book is.

    Promising review: "A couple weeks ago, two friends separately sent me this article with a 'This sounds like a book you'd like' text. And both times I was like, 'Wow, my brand as someone who likes discussing ways to be a better human and who also enjoys talking about grief and really dark, sad times is strong,' because I actually already read it and loved it!" —Rachel W. Miller, BuzzFeed

    Get it from Amazon for $14.15.

    39. A charcoal deodorizer to keep your car smelling fresh (without it smelling like fake pine trees) or keep your litter box smelling like, well, not a litter box.

    Amazon

    I bought one of these after writing a post about how to keep your home from smelling like your pet and I can't believe how much better my home smells because of it! I threw one into my hidden litter box (in the living room) and basically forgot that my cats smell at all. I loved it so much I got one for the top of my kitchen trash, which is usually filled with wet cat food containers, old produce, and cat litter. Now there is basically no smell... which makes me forget to take out the trash basically all the time.

    Promising review: "While I was traveling I accidentally left frozen chicken and raw hamburger in my car for over a week. Upon my return, I could smell something throughout my entire house. I made my way to the garage and was overtaken by the smell. I opened up my car and saw the meat sitting there. I tried everything to get the smell out. I cleaned the carpets, wiped down the leather, washed the windows, used deodorizer, everything. Although those products helped, there was still this underlying scent of nasty. I bought two bags and put them in my car, within the first three hours I could already smell a difference. These things really do work." —Dalock

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    40. A utensil drain who ~nose~ how to keep your washed forks fresh.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.49+ (available in two colors).

    41. A Squatty Potty, because poo is nothing new, but this will make your ~stool~ situation way easier.

    Amazon, youtube.com

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's review to find out why they believe they'll never poop the same thanks to the Squatty Potty!

    Promising review: "This thing provided relief INSTANTLY! I take massive amounts of chewable gummy fiber, eat enough vegetables for my entire family, and drink water as if I were an ocean creature... at least 8-10 glasses a day (usually more...much more). If I drink coffee, I have to pee, but that's about it. This stool is the FIRST thing that made this process easier. No struggling. No squirming. No straining. No squeezing. No grimacing. No difficulty. I just GO!" —NoneYa

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    And while you're at it check out our picks for the best toilet paper on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    42. A butter bell that'll give you butter so soft, rich, and spreadable you'll think it's the best thing since sliced bread.

    Amazon

    And be sure to check out this home upgrades post to see why I love my butter bell so much!

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in 13 colors).

    43. A dog selfie ball for any camera-shy pooch ready to make their Insta début.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this after adopting my adorable and excitable Rottweiler. I was hoping to get some nice pictures to share with friends and guess what?! This thing works! At first, my fiancé mocked me for buying this, but now he sees the great pictures and says this idea is genius. The squeaky function really allows me to capture his attention." —Maranda

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    44. A hair tie bracelet to save your wrists from tight ties — they also look surprisingly chic so, win win.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89 (available in three colors).

    45. A fabric defuzzer to make your clothes look brand new, because a shirt that refuses to stop collecting lint is always a real ~pill.~

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have been fighting the fabric pills all winter. I have used an actual razor, a sweater stone, even broke out my tiny embroidery scissors trying to get rid of ugly pills. I finally broke down and admitted defeat and bought this gadget, and I am so glad I did. I tried it on my husband' s hat, which is a black cotton/tweed that he's had for ages. It looked awful. It was covered in pills and was fuzzy beyond belief. After three minutes with this shaver it looked brand new! He couldn't believe that it was his hat! He accused me of throwing his out and buying a new one to replace it. It worked as equally as well on my couch, a pair of fleece pajama pants, and my favorite cable stitched sweater. No issues at all with fabric catching or tearing. I am thoroughly pleased with this gadget and I'm planning on buying one for everyone for Christmas stocking stuffers next year!" —Winter Lilly

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98 (available in five colors).

    46. And finally, a Yolk Fish so you feel less like ~cracking~ when a recipe calls for egg-whites only (but IDK, that step has always seemed ~fishy~ to me).

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three styles).

    Me, whenever I finish any job ever.

    Scott Rudin Productions

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