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    30 Things That'll Do Jobs You Didn't Know Needed To Be Done

    Simple solutions for everyday (and not-so-everyday) problems.

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    1. A concave eye mask that'll prevent any light from coming in, even when you open your eyes, so that you can fall asleep in the blink of one.

    Promising review: "Where has this mask been all my life?! I just LOVE it! I ordered two of them! They completely block out the light AND the material doesn't press against my eyelid like flat masks do. The convex shape gives me room to blink as I fall asleep. This is a great mask and a great investment!! Other masks just don't block out the light the way this does. This is truly a GREAT product. I ordered the second one for travel." —KPatt

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90 (available in four colors).

    2. A two-piece insulated reusable grocery bag so you (and your food) can stay chill when you grab ice cream first, but still need to look around for actual food.

    Promising review: "I'm very happy with these. I'm glad I bought two sets because I use them for all of my groceries, not just those that need to be insulated. Thye are a nice size and I like how they stand upright and how easily they zip closed. Plus, they are very reasonably priced." —Denise K

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    3. A scalp massager to gently exfoliate your scalp and turn your shampoo into some seriously sweet self-care., BuzzFeed

    I also really love using this on my scalp when my hair is dry and I need to wind down. Check out my review to see why I'm so into this thing!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in five colors).

    4. A seat filler sure to save your french fries from certain doom.,

    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

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    5. A cheerful doormat to banish bad vibes even before you walk in the door.

    Get it from The Minted Grove on Etsy for $31.50 or get a floral version from Amazon for $15.99.

    6. A two layer storage system that'll hold everything you need in one convenient-to-see place (it's also super useful for anyone with pups who always try to climb into the front seat).

    Promising review: "This thing is perfect to keep my pups in the back seat. All the ones that are marketed for that reason block the air from the AC and so the dogs get hot. With this, air flow is perfect! The dogs are cool in the back seat and stay put." —j9E

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

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

    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 $11.92.

    8. A Lunarly subscription that will turn your apartment into the zen yoga studio you live above, but can't afford going to.

    Each month you'll get a package filled with things that'll lift up your home. Although the items will change each month, plan on things like plants, crystals, sage, seeds, etc. along with some solid astrology info to fill your home with a peaceful, positive energy.

    Get it from Lunarly for $40/month.

    9. A jar opener for that stubborn jar of pickles that really, really doesn't want to be eaten.

    Promising review: "I have severe hand/finger arthritis. I've tried several openers over the years. This one REALLY WORKS, even with a very low level of strength. My family is always willing to help but I like to be independent and with this I can open anything I want. It's very inexpensive and well worth trying. I've used it to open things as small as a bottle of nail polish to the largest item it fits. The way it works is unique and very easy to use." —George

    Get it from Amazon for $7.75.

    10. A stick of NerdWax that'll keep your glasses on your face no matter how much you move (I can totally see the appeal with this stuff).

    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.

    11. An iron holster, so you don't burn anything while making yourself look even more hot.

    Promising review: "I came home from work and realized that the hair iron had been left on all day — this magnificent thing probably prevented a fire in our apartment. Even though it was very hot nothing had burned, not even the plastic holder itself. This product does what it's supposed to do. This has proved itself by sticking to our sink for over 3-4 months at this point, and didn't burn after that iron was left on from 6am-8pm. I'd like ten more." —Emre

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    12. A caffeinated booty oil that uses 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.~

    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 obsessed they are with their beauty routine.

    Get it from Free People for $9.00 (available in four colors).

    14. A freezer-safe burger press that'll give you perfect proportions of protein every time.

    Promising review: "These are so much easier than weighing out or guessing when you split up meat for burgers! They are also great to freeze burgers in so that you always have plenty of burgers ready to go!" —AmazonShopper

    Get it from Amazon for $26.98.

    15. A cool gel pillow to keep you feeling cool — no matter how hot your night gets.

    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 $31.31.

    16. A hand resistance band that is a useful tool to help increase the strength of your hand — taking your texting skills to the next level.

    Promising review: "I bought these for my brother who is in a wheelchair and always needs the extra strength for grip in his hands. I even tried one out and it works your muscles all the way down into your forearm. I will definitely purchase these again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. A toilet paper storage organizer for bathrooms that are way better than basic.

    Promising review: "Great toilet paper holder! It stylishly holds two rolls and has a shelf for an extra roll or other items that one might need while on the throne. It comes with two screws and two dry wall screw mounts. It's easy enough to install. It will accommodate the full size rolls but doesn't unroll freely until some of the roll has been used. This makes it much easier to change empty rolls. I'm very pleased with my upgraded toilet paper holder!" —Shemo

    Get it from Amazon for 34.40+ (available in five styles).

    18. A pregnancy pin and a supporter pin to help give seats to expectant mothers on public transit.,

    Get them from Upstand on Etsy for $5 (pregnant pin, available in four colors) and $5 (supporter pin, available in two styles).

    19. A touch-free soap dispenser so you don't spread more germs while trying to wash your own off.

    Requires four AAA batteries, not included.

    Promising review: "The pump is small and modern-looking, and yet perfect for our old-fashioned porcelain sink. It's just the right size to fit comfortably and is very attractive. I'm not one to buy kitchen gadgets for the sake of their novelty or because I love gadgets, so I thought about it and did my research. This sensor pump is pretty much a necessity for me now." —twigs

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    20. A makeup sponge holder to keep your counters clean and keep your beauty blender (and your face) as germ-free as possible.


    Get it from Amazon for $1.68.

    21. A fruit ice cream maker so you can enjoy something delicious *and* nutritious.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this product! Now I have something to do with all my bananas. It makes really good acai bowls. It's easy, fast, relatively quiet, and easy to clean. What else can be said? If you have kids, they will love helping you make soft serve 'ice cream.' We made pineapple last night — so yummy." —cheryl anderson

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    22. An earwax removal kit that works extremely well for an extreme amount of earwax (but you didn't hear it from me).


    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 $10.24.

    23. A hair and scalp sunscreen to keep them safe from the sun without ruining your 'do.

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a product that both my husband and I could use to protect our sensitive heads. We haven't had much success finding something until now! His clean shaven head is so prone to sun damage and breakouts and this product has been a god-send! He insists on using it every day and loves the smell! With color treated hair, I'm always weary of using certain products that may dull the color or make it stiff but this scalp spray did the trick on a recent family trip. I sprayed on my part and on the few areas where my hair is thinning (the places my scalp typically welcomes the sun!) and, voila! No burn at all. My hair in my selfies and family pics looked natural and shiny without any greasy feeling. I absolutely LOVE this product. And who can refuse a product that they can share with the hubs? Well worth the purchase! I highly recommend!!" —hpywifehpylife

    Get it from Sephora for $26 or get a different version from Amazon for $11.39.

    24. A family-friendly game so ridiculous it'll keep your kids laughing and entertained for ages (and it'll keep you from being totally ~pooped~ coming up with new things to do).

    Promising review: "This is fun for both kids and adults! I couldn't stop laughing. It's easy to set up and there are different ways you can play. The 'poop' is just Play-Doh so if you lose some, it can be easily replaced. I'm seriously surprised at how much fun this game was." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.

    25. A therapeutic gel separator sure to ease your aching toes, bunions, and joints without being too much of a ~stretch~.

    Promising review: "I've had a severe case of plantar fasciitis in both feet and pain radiating down both legs. Nothing that I tried was helping. These were suggested in an article I read. I was skeptical, but these these have helped me more than anything I have tried. They have made a huge difference for me." —Debra Frickanisce

    Get them from Amazon for $29.95.

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

    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 $41 (available in seven shades).

    27. A carton handle to make pouring drinks far easier for anyone who doesn't cry over spilled milk, but does cry over how inconvenient tiny milk handles are.

    Promising review: "I got this for my mom, whose arthritic hands make it impossible for her to hold and pour a carton of milk. The carton fits very securely in the caddy, and she is able to grip the handle without pain and pour her milk. A simple thing that is making her life better!" —Mel M

    Get it from Amazon for $10.79.

    28. A tote bag and pin that'll show your love for knitting and feminism at the same time — some multitasking at its finest.,

    Get the tote bag for $17.08+ (available in two styles) and the pin for $10.49, both from Kelly Connors Designs on Etsy.

    29. A tube squeezer made for frugal people who know how to squeeze every last drop from their wallet.

    Promising review: "What a neat little gadget! I got this to help me get the last bits out of my tubes of paint. Then I discovered that it works perfecty for any kind of tube, and that I can get an extra weeks' worth of toothpaste out of the tube when I use this. Sunscreen? Yep. Any tubes work in this little gizmo, I haven't found one that doesn't fit in it. On another note: I make jewelry, and this gadget texturizes the metal with a nice, corrugated look with a minimum effort. I can get a strip of silver to come out with a work-hardened wave in less than a minute. If you make jewelry, this is a very inexpensive tool to get very nice effects." —K. Varasso

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    30. And finally, a tongue scraper to help get rid of bad breath if you feel like you're only scraping by with brushing and flossing.

    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 styles).

    The praise you deserve after getting these odd jobs done so well.


    Interested in more jobs you didn't know needed to be done? Check out some of our previous installments!

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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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