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    Updated on Oct 16, 2019. Posted on Oct 6, 2019

    33 Things That’ll Do Jobs You Probably Didn’t Know Needed To Be Done

    A washable door handle cover, punching bag laundry hamper, cupholder trashcan, and 28 other products that'll help solve everyday (and not so everyday) problems.

    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 pair of machine-washable door handle covers that'll keep your stainless steel appliances fingerprint-free *and* help you get a ~handle~ on preventing the spread of germs in your home.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I really like the way these door handle covers look on my stainless-steel refrigerator. We all know just how easy it is to get fingerprints all over the handles. With these covers you are able to prevent fingerprints and stains." —Ty

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

    2. An adjustable pasta measuring tool for those of us who love noodles oodles.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I wanted a small, simple tool for measuring my spaghetti noodles and this does the job. I like how it's flat and stores in a drawer easily." —Sally Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    3. A Manta sleep mask with 100% blackout and no eye pressure — this mask can help you fall asleep in the blink of an eye.

    Amazon

    I actually own this mask *and* I am now doing my part to make sure everyone knows how great it is. The band doesn’t mess up my hair, the cushions are comfortable, and it’s designed with enough space for long eyelashes to blink comfortably. I recently went to the "haunted" Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast and threw this on before bed so I wouldn’t wake up and be spooked by a shadow in the night. With this comfortable cushion on? I slept like the dead.

    Promising review: "I'm in love. It's so soft! I'm a light sleeper so my husband got me this as a gift. I have slept soundly every night. Amazing." —Autumn Yaokum

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    4. A ChapStick conditioning lip scrub made with maracuja and coconut oil, shea butter, and vitamin E that'll give you lips so smooth you'll be a smooth talker the rest of your days.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love the sugar scrub on the lips. I put it on every night. It makes your lips super smooth. I wish I would have known about this product years ago." —jennifer wiseman

    Get it from Amazon for $4.20+ (available in five formulas).

    5. A multi-slotted battery organizer — a clever storage solution that's gonna have you feeling large and in ~charged~ when you no longer have to dig through junk drawers to find a double A.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "We have forever kept spare batteries in sandwich baggies in a kitchen junk drawer for quick convenience. The bags would always come open and scatter batteries or tear. One day, I decided to reorganize — I found this on Amazon and decided to give it a try. It was a major step in reorganizing my junk drawer! I also discovered that I had five dead batteries stored for use. How wonderful was that? Now I'll never replace a dead battery with another dead battery. I love things that help me stay organized and this is a huge plus." —FergFam

    Get it from Amazon for $14.59.

    6. A mix-and-match AirPod case sure to differentiate your Airpods from others' while keeping them clean, easy to hold, and darn good lookin'.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "It’s super smooth and gives a great grip to my AirPods case. The colors look just like the picture as well. I’ve had mine for almost two months and I love it! A great purchase! I highly recommend." —True Reviewer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in four colors).

    7. A multi-surface cat pad with a catnip container and duel grooming brushes — this'll give your cat neck, face, and body massages and help entertain and calm stressed kittos.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My four year old cat and three and a half month old kitten both love it. The four year old is a demanding 'rub on me now!!!' kind of cat. She's a little less aggressive about it now that she can redirect some of that to this product. The pad is removable and wipes off easily." —Amanda J.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    8. A drinking fountain faucet attachment so you can get a sip of water without dirtying a whole cup *and* make brushing your teeth a whole lot easier.

    Amazon

    This design only fits standard sized faucets but you can still use this even if it doesn't fit, just be sure to grab an adapter along with it.

    Promising review: "I have Parkinson's and find it difficult to handle a water glass while taking my daily pills. This little water fountain is perfect for me! It was shipped quickly and was super easy to install with no tools. The knob is easy to slide in and out to change from faucet to fountain. The water comes up high enough that I do not have to bend too far over to drink from it. It is not in the way when I wash my hands. I really am glad that I spotted this gadget." —Texas Grandma

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    9. A L'Oréal blowout primer – it's gonna help blow dry your hair in a fraction of the time while protecting your precious locks from damage caused by heat tools (no matter your hair type).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I use this every time I blow dry my hair. Even with my thick hair I can have it completely dry in less than five minutes. Leaves the hair feeling smooth and soft. I even find that I don't need to restyle my hair the next day even after sleeping on it." —blackrose

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    10. A stainless steel bottle sealer sure to have you feeling all bubbly inside. Why, you may ask? Because it's designed with a built-up pressure pump at-the-ready to keep your bubbly drinks, you know, bubbly.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Loved this product. So easy to use. Everything is in one — no plug with pump. It stays on and keeps the bubbles in champagne and all carbonated wines. It does not pop off or leak if you lay the bottle back on its side in the refrigerator. It's metal and very strong. Love that you just need to pump the top to take out the air. Great for picnics and BYOBs. Plus it DOES NOT LEAK!" —C. Glidden

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    11. A spiffy umbrella you can see through — this allows the umbrella's shape to cover more of your body and keep you (and your outfit) dry. Even when it rains, you can still respect the drip.

    Amazon

    KAREN.

    Promising review: "This umbrella has saved me too many times to count. I go to college on a campus that is prone to flooding and storms. This thing protects me from all rain and wind; when paired with my rain boots, nothing can stop me. There was a powdery substance on it when it arrived, but it wiped off fine with a towel. After the year it shows no signs of breaking." —Destiny D

    Get it on Amazon for $26 (also available with birds or rainbow dots).

    12. A pack of eyeshadow shields for pros and mediocre makeup artists alike — these little pads are perfect for keeping foundation fresh and applying eyeshadow just-so.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE these! I've shared them with my friends and everyone has come to me with positive feedback. They are perfect for either protecting your cheeks/face from eye-shadow fall-out and/or offer a great stencil if you are looking to create a sharp cat-eye with eyeliner or eye shadow. I was also surprised at how many pieces you get for the price. All in all, I am very happy with this purchase." —HMS Hoglund

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $7.90.

    13. A heat-resistant glove sure to keep you from burning those hot little hands while trying to look haute.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this to use with a curling wand I have. I lost the original glove to it and haven't been able to use it. The glove works just as well as the original. I have really long thick hair so it can take a while to curl it. This glove really withstands the heat and keeps my hand safe from getting burned by the wand. Fits as expected, easy care and great price." —C.Rahm

    Get them from Amazon for $4.98.

    14. And a pair of cut-resistant gloves so you can protect your darling digits from the "sharp" in "sharp cheddar."

    Amazon

    One of my BuzzFeed coworkers wrote a review of these food-safe, machine washable NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves.

    Promising review: "After my husband sliced his finger on our mandolin I decided to check out these gloves. We are both very impressed with how well they work. The only thing I was concerned about when I ordered the gloves was if I was buying the right size. My husband and I have different hand sizes, but the medium is working well for both of us. Now we don't have to worry about slicing off our fingers!" —That Author Guy's Wife

    Get them from Amazon for $11.49 (available in sizes S-XL).

    15. An emerald green, floral peel and stick wallpaper for easily sprucing up a bare wall, dreary drawer, a scuffed bookshelf, or even the inside of a closet.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this wall paper!!! It is beautiful and unique, refined and elegant, and heavy duty quality. I found it super easy to install, though I opted to use it for a room border versus full wall coverage. I also found it very forgiving, allowing me to pull it back off and adjust areas without leaving permanent dents in the design. I have gotten lots of compliments on this wallpaper!" —Melissa

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $22.49.

    16. An eyebrow detailing pen that's gonna enhance your perfect makeup game, no doubt abrowt it.

    Glossier

    You can also get a set of Brow Flick and their cult-face Boy Brow for $30 — you save $4 on the combo!

    Promising review: "I have incredible sparse/almost no eyebrows and for the longest time I've been looking for a true neutral brown brow pen that does not lean red or orange! I've tried several over the years, and they have all oxidized into the ickiest, most unnatural colors on me but Glossier, you DELIVERED!! It is the most perfect neutral brown — I can see this shade working on a lot of different people! It also builds well over my regular brow pencil. Receiving my Brow Flick in the mail today has made me so ridiculously happy!" —Thankfulgrows

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in three colors).

    17. A windshield sun shade that's sure to protect your upholstery and be a great way to make friends with your neighbors — ~eye~ don't think you're gonna be able to get in your car without someone complimenting your sweet ride ever again.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This turns heads and makes people smile. It's super cute and protects my car's leather seats from the sun. It seems sturdy enough to last a while." —Kari L.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    18. Or a snow cover so you can avoid scraping ice off your car and jump into those heated seats as fast as possible.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been using this product on two different vehicles and just purchased another for my new GMC Sierra. Even though they are not made for a specific vehicle model, the straps that loop around the mirror make it a good fit without any flapping around in a heavy wind and storm. After cleaning off the roof of the vehicle, it's nice to pull this thing off and have a clear windshield. You'll find positioning it for the first time will have you adjusting it for the perfect fit, and then it's a piece of cake when used again. I've never had it stick to the windshield if placed on wet. It still comes off easily. I highly recommend this product."—mikeroy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    19. A journal-style recipe book to personalize your favorite recipes and record family favorites with photos and stories worth remembering. It's also a great option to turn to as a tender-hearted gift this holiday season!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've purchased several of these books as gifts for friends and family. I'm keeping a set to give to my children when they are finally out on their own and want to make all their favorite meals from childhood (or at least I hope that's what will happen). I like all the ways you can personalize the pages, including adding your own photos. This is the perfect gift for anybody who likes to cook and has fond memories of meals made by family members or friends or even great recipes picked up from online, etc." —SD Dominik

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    20. An escape ramp for kind critters who didn't mean to crash your pool party and don't quite have the climbing skills to leave when they realize they aren't wanted.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Within four days, I found four drowned chipmunks in my pool. It was so sad and I felt so bad that I really didn't find any pleasure in swimming in my new pool. I researched a way to prevent this online and found these. I bought three of them about a month ago, spaced them out around my pool, and now have no more dead chipmunks! These work great. They also trap leaves and bugs and help keep my pool clean. Such a small amount of money to save little lives! This is very humane and very cool. I can now swim guilt-free. I just wish I had these sooner." —Rubybythesea

    Get it from Amazon for $11.45.

    21. A dishwasher net so your kids (or roommates) can awkwardly stack plastic cups and dishes to their heart's content and still manage to keep everything in one place.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I never knew such a thing existed and yet now I'm not sure how I lived without it. I have two children and this is pretty much the most amazing product I use (it's the little things, right?). No more flipped over bottles and sippy cups filled with dirty, soapy water! This is made of thick silicone and you can reeeaaalllyy stretch it out for coverage. It won't stretch across the entire top rack, but it certainly tackles most of it. I've had this for a few weeks now and use it with every load and it still looks brand new. It's very nice quality and would be a very awesome add-on for a baby shower gift." —LindseyB

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    22. A magnifying LED mirror that'll mimic natural light and help you achieve some picture-perfect makeup applications that won't look completely different when you step out into the sun.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This has the perfect magnification! I use it mostly for doing my makeup and also tweezing. You can literally see everything! The best part is that it attaches to my bathroom mirror and I can easily remove it and take with me on trips. Love it!" —MMWM

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    23. A punching bag laundry hamper – whether you actually use this to let off some steam when it's full or just have it as some funny storage decor in your room, you're sure to get a ~kick~ out of it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I needed two things out of a laundry bag: something that could fit three to four loads and something that was not just flimsy canvas or cloth. This answered both of those prayers. The bag is adorable in that it is made to resemble a punching bag (and I often show aggression towards my laundry as it is my least favorite chore) and has a durable PVC bottom, so even when you set it on a concrete laundromat floor, it protects your clothes and holds up to wear and tear. It's worth the price for sure!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in two styles).

    24. A set of nonslip rubber-base clip-on baggy holders to help you finally pour pasta sauce without turning your counter into a colossal mess.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I used three of these to help me make freezer meals after I had my baby. I can honestly say I don't know how I would have filled the freezer bags without these ingenious baggy holders. I was able to dump veggies, spices, meat, and cans of heavy beans and tomatoes into the bags, and they stood up the entire time without sliding or spilling. One of the bags I stuffed literally to the brim, as full as it could go, and the bag did not fall down. I would definitely recommend these." —Grace S.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.39.

    25. A small food storage container for keeping some of your extra (terrestrial) foods on the counter in a delightful way when you run out of ~space~ in your cupboards.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The cork lid works so well! This jar definitely looks neat displayed and usually gets a laugh or two. Love, love, love it!" —Cassandra

    Get it from Amazon for $37.50.

    26. A hair finishing stick — basically a natural, plant oil-covered mascara wand that'll pick up those pesky baby hairs on the back of your neck or around your hairline.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    27. A Yeti wine tumbler so you can enjoy a cold glass of wine wherever you are without worrying about broken glass.

    Yeti

    Get it from Yeti for $24.99 (available in 12 colors).

    28. A pack of three spiral hair ties for crease-free pony tails, damage-free updos, and more hygienic hairstyles (unlike traditional hair ties, these won't absorb moisture or oils). They also stretch when you style with them and shrink back after you've used them, keeping their shape far longer than traditional hair bands.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This works great! I have super thick and wavy hair, and this is the first hair tie I’ve used that doesn’t give me a painful headache. They feel OK on my wrist but unless you have super skinny wrists, hair ties are a bit tight if you haven’t worn them recently (in the past hour or two). No problems with them falling out, even when exercising. I haven’t worn them when my hair is wet yet, but based on how they’ve been working, I’m guessing it’ll be no problem. They shrank back down to original size even after being stretched for a while in about 10 minutes. Can’t wait to buy different colors now." —Emma

    Get them from Amazon for $5.90+ (available in five colors).

    29. A Souper Cube for making meal prep mercilessly simple. Make some soup, pour it into this nifty container, and freeze it on up! Once you're feeling a cozy soup day comin' on, get it out of the freezer and heat it on up! Pre-made, homemade soup is particularly ~ice~.

    Amazon

    Get one from Amazon for $19.99 or a pair from Food52 for $40.

    30. A little cupholder trashcan so you can keep your bad habit of tossing trash into your cupholder without making your car look like trash.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It’s ridiculous how much I love these! The push part is on a spring so it stays closed when you aren’t pushing it, and of course it perfectly fits in the cup holder of our vehicles. Pro tip: a quart sized Ziploc is the perfect size to add as a liner and fold over the top to keep the inside clean!" —Chaos Coordinator

    Get it on Amazon for $7.58.

    31. A funny doormat that'll greet your guests when they come in and let them know exactly how you feel about their extended stay, without having to say a word.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this clever little mat. I gave it as a housewarming gift and once everyone figured out the little upside-down trick, we all had a great laugh. Everyone enjoyed the gift. It's also thick and substantial. Maybe a little too thick, I have tripped over it a couple times. But other than that, I would recommend this product." —Tina B.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.18 or grab a super friendly option for $27.59.

    32. A set of silicone gap covers sure to save you from the dreaded crumbs that fall through the cracks and live between your counters forever.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great product. We just remodeled our kitchen and these are just what I was looking for to keep the food from making a mess between the stove. Love it." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.95 (available in 21, 22, and 25 inches and in white, translucent white, black, and clear).

    33. A pack of napkins so darling they just might convince Millenials to buy napkins again, saving dinnertime from cat-astrophic spills.

    Amazon

    Have I already impulse purchased these so I can have a little cat on my lap? Of course I have.

    Promising review: "These are very cute and larger than I expected. Five stars." —Betty Doucet

    Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $9.28.

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