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

    Liquid dispensers, paw pads, caffeinated bars of soap, and 28 other things that'll solve everyday (and not so every day) problems.

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    1. A liquid dispenser you can attach to your tile and fill with shampoo, body wash, lotion, or anything else that would usually be in a bottle β€” keeping your shower bulk-free and beautiful.


    Promising review: "I buy big bottles of shampoo/conditioner and they're always falling on my toes in the shower. These things cleared up space in my shower and my toes are less sore these days. Totally recommend." β€”Bellina

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A fabric steering wheel cover that'll keep your hands from getting third-degree burns when your car has been sitting in the sun so long that the steering wheel has become a ring of fire.


    Promising review: "I love this cover. It feels nice and stays cool in the sun!

    It was easy to instal on my Chevy Cruise. I'm going to get a second one for my daughter." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six styles).

    3. A Vi headset trainer – it's gonna be the future of fitness for anti-social socialites. It's basically Scarlett Johansson's character in Her, but instead of a robot voice love interest, you get a brilliant personal trainer in your ear. I'm in love.


    I've been using the Vi headset and trainer for a few weeks now and I can't believe what a difference it has made in my workout routine. The sound/music is clear, smooth, and the training process feels personal and fun. The headset is comfortable in my ears (I still can't believe it tracks my heartbeat!) and I never feel like they are going to fall out, even when I've worked out so hard I feel like I'm going to fall on the floor. I highly recommend trying out the seven day free trial so you can get a feel for the system and see why I love it so much!

    Get it from Vi for $149.

    4. A minimalist wallet with RFID-blocking technology to block identity thieves from snagging your info on the street. That way the only identity crisis you have to deal with is deciding whether you're a dog or cat person.


    Promising review: "I've had regular leather wallets for over 20 years. This is a huge improvement. I've only had mine for a few weeks and I'm already as fast at checkout as I was before. My slacks and jeans are now much more comfortable! This thing is solidly built, slim as advertised, and has never yet become a nuisance. For me, it has been an authentic life hack." β€”Duh?

    Get it from Amazon for $72 (available in four colors).

    5. A straining serving spoon designed by someone who was really using their ~noodle~. This thing is gonna strain and serve at the same time, saving you space on your shelves and time doing dishes.


    Promising review: "I just ordered three of these to give as gifts because this is the best strainer. I have used it for using right out of the crock pot, frying okra and other such things, and for straining out noodles or boiled chicken. Its uses are almost endless. It's a big scoop β€” you can get a lot out of a pot at once with this." β€”D. Dean

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A bath bumper (with pads for the floor and edge of the tub plus storage pockets) for parents who know what a pain in the neck (well, the knees) it is to give kiddos a bath once they're too big to sit in the sink.


    Promising reviews: "This is an amazing product that makes bath time much more enjoyable. It's soft and comfortable β€” no more knee or back pain. I love having the pockets on the outside so you can store all your bath essentials close while baby stays safely within reach and the suction cups help keep it in place. It also folds up for easy storage. I only wish I had bought one sooner." β€”Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $24.89+ (available in two colors).

    7. A pack of anti-slip foot pads that'll keep your aging K9 safe on slippery floors and protect your pup's paws from hot pavement on summer walks.


    These paw covers are made with hypoallergenic certified adhesive. They're non-toxic and environmentally-friendly, plus they're soft and breathable. The bottom is a made with heavy rubber spots to strengthen friction. Each set will stay on for up to seven days.

    Promising review: "These are a blessing for our older dog. After only a couple of days, our dog is walking so much more confidently on our hardwood floors and she rarely slips. She pays no attention to the paw protectors on her pads. I highly recommend these!" β€”Carole F. Crighton

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $21.75+ (available in six sizes).

    8. A slim bamboo charging station so you can keep all your cords organized and all your electronics looking large and in charge(d).


    This comes with adapters making it compatible with Apple watches, smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more.

    Promising review: "I love this thing. It has freed up a ton of dresser space for me. It's holding my work laptop, my MacBook, an iPad mini, a Kindle reader, and my old iPhone 5s. It could hold a couple more small devices too. It also has a neat addition to hold and charge my Apple Watch." β€”Melissa Kuylen

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95.

    9. A bath bubble blower that'll actually encourage your kids to stay in the bath long enough to get them clean, without the mess that comes with traditional bath toys.


    Promising review: "My two-year-old grandson would cry and have a fit when it was bathtime. But with this bubble maker he can't get into the tub fast enough. It has certainly made bathtime fun for him and for me." β€”funbeans

    Get it from Walmart for $15.82.

    10. A caffeinated granola bar β€” you won't have to ~chew~ on this idea for long when you realize it keeps you from feeling sleepy and hangry at the same time.


    Promising review: "These bars are absolutely wonderful in texture and flavor, one of the best nutritional snacks I have found in today's bountiful marketplace. I really have not found another product with this much coffee and chocolate flavor, and I have tried quite a few competing products. These bars are exceptionally satisfying. For 110 calories in the dark chocolate and coconut bar, you receive a profile consisting of six grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates, four grams dietary fiber, three grams total sugars, and five grams protein. That is pretty impressive for such a flavorful coffee treat. Highly recommended for those who enjoy coffee blended with good nutrition!" β€”JamieAndBlake

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $22.79 (available in five flavors).

    11. A pair of pizza scissors so useful, they're gonna make your friends say, "Cut it out with all the cool kitchen tools" every time you serve a slice.


    Promising review: "These are really well made, a quality item. I bought these for my mother-in-law as a gift. Honestly, I thought it would be something funny yet useful to have, but I think I might actually buy one for my self! It easily cuts a large regular crust pizza. The cutter is kind of large but it fits in a drawer easily enough." β€”Morgan

    Get them from Amazon for $10.96.

    12. A hand held bidet sprayer that'll connect with your sink and keep your tush clean as can be.


    Promising review: "Considering the humble purpose of this product, it seems odd to say I love it, but I really kinda do. For one, it does what it is supposed to do extremely well. It is light and compact, making it easy to point and maneuver, and the lever doesn't require a lot of hand strength. The water stream is comfortable but cleans very thoroughly. I was introduced to hand sprayers for toilet use while living in Sri Lanka. This one has given by far the best user experience. It is also the best looking, as the brushed stainless finish is more attractive than chrome or plastic. The plumbing fixtures seem very well made and installation was fast and easy. If you are in the market for a hand bidet, I strongly recommend this. If you aren't, give one a try β€” you will never go back to toilet paper." β€”J. Berg

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in two colors).

    13. A Homesick Candle so you can breath easy when you're missing your home town.


    Promising review: "My mom is moving away from Utah, where she has lived most of her life, so I figured this would be a nice going away gift. The Utah scented one is really pleasant and it comes in nice packaging. I think it’s a little expensive for what it is but it's really nice none the less!" β€”Morgan Mitchell

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in 50 scents).

    14. A clip-on USB desk fan for when everyone in your office seems to think that the thermostat should be set to "desert."


    Promising review: "This is the absolute BEST personal fan I have purchased. It plugs right into my USB port and is clipped to the bottom of my monitor. I bike to work and this fan does a great job cooling me down. If you are looking for a quiet and powerful fan, I HIGHLY recommend this product." β€”g0tr00t

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in four colors).

    15. A handlebar cell holder so your phone can have the ride of its life.


    This is comparable with the iPhone X, XR, 5, 6, 7, 8, and the Samsung LG.

    Promising review: "This is the best phone holder I've owned. I have an iPhone 7 in an OtterBox Commuter case. I tighten the thumb screw to the point where it won't budge and the phone is stuck. I've taken the bike out on some back country roads that haven't been re-paved in years. Nothing I've hit has produced so much as a rattle from it. I would guess any bump that would knock my phone free would also demolish my front wheel... definitely recommend." β€”Nolan

    Get it from Amazon for $17.90 (available in three colors).

    16. A front seat organizer that'll be a far more organized passenger than when your kid sister calls shotgun.


    Promising review: "My job requires a lot of travel. I was looking for something compact and streamlined that would allow me to organize paperwork, my iPad, and other accessories β€” without taking up floor or seat space. This organizer is great. I highly recommend it to anybody that is constantly on the road. Get it. It is great!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    17. A curvy vegetable cutter that's sure to make ~waves~ when you bring a veggie platter to your next party.


    Promising review: "This product is extremely sturdy and works great. I've used it for cutting french fries and carrots/cucumbers for pickling. I gave the second one away as a gift to some friends. I highly recommend this product." β€”B. Alter

    Get two from Amazon for $10.99.

    18. A desk-friendly light therapy lamp that may help lighten your load when working in your dark office has got you down.


    Promising review: "I have had depression for 25 years and suffer more symptoms than usual during the winter months. I absolutely love this light. It’s the perfect size. I use it everywhere. I have more energy and feel so much better." β€”CW

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    19. A decorative pillow cover for couples with a sense of humor and a literal understanding of the term "pillow talk."


    Promising review: "The material has a durable feel and the stitching is well done. It's a very well made accent pillow case that sends a cute, clear message. For fun, give it a toss and let the pillow decide." β€”Derrick Long

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    20. A grout-coating pen that'll make your grout gleam when you're stuck in a rental and not up for dropping dollars on actually retiling the bathroom.


    Promising review: "I bought this to clean up the pitted and cracked shower grout in my apartment. If I owned the place, I'd properly have had it re-grouted and sealed. But for the price, this did the trick and made the shower look sharp and clean. The paint dispenses easily and is pretty simple to apply evenly (and if you screw up, just use a sponge to wipe off where you colored outside the lines). It made it through its first cleaning test, when I sprayed with Kaboom tile cleaner. For my situation, it worked." β€”Beez

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    21. A shiatsu massage pillow small enough to go with you anywhere (after you try this, you're ~knot~ gonna want to leave home without it).


    This massager has a two-hour battery life.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome pillow massager because it's cordless!! I can take it anywhere without having to plug it in. I also like the fact that the kneading massager changes direction without having to switch it. I am happy with my purchase and would definitely recommend this massager to my family and friends." β€”Jem

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    22. An egg yolk separator β€” if you don't think this'll make cooking easier, well, then the ~yolk's~ on you.


    Get it from Walmart for $7.42.

    23. A smart funnel to help you get that hard-to-snatch bit of shampoo from your old bottle and put it into a new one β€” keeping those almost-empty bottles from building up in your shower space.


    Promising review: "I have long hair, so I go through shampoo and conditioner like it's going out of style. As such, I like to get every last drop out of my bottles. This little gadget has made such a huge difference in terms of convenience. It works exactly as shown in the pictures and can hold even the large bottles of shampoo. No more leaning and balancing bottles!" β€”Theresa Dickenson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. A multitasking UV-resistant scarf great for keeping sweat and hair out of your face while working out and great for travelers who have no plan on choosing between a sunburn and style.,,

    Promising review: "I love these things! I am outside a lot and they really work to keep hair out of my eyes, as a sweatband in the summer, and as a neck scarf when it's cold. They are great quality and the colorful patterns are so cute! This is my third set so far and for the money, they can't be beat!!!" β€”D.L. Hill

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.90.

    25. A temperature-regulating comforter with moisture-wicking material, so after weeks of tossing and turning on hot nights, you can finally say "Sleeping? No sweat!"


    These are made of 300-thread count cotton.

    Promising review: "This comforter is lightweight and perfect for fall nights where temperatures fluctuate with the changing season." β€”LovesClothes

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $175+ (available in five sizes).

    26. A vegan detox deodorant that'll (naturally) get rid of your funk.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I have been trying to find a natural deodorant that works for what seems like forever! This is it! Yes, you will go through a 'detox' period, and that's hard, but stick with it!! It really works if you can make it through. I started back when it was cold and was admittedly nervous that it wouldn't hold up in the hot, humid summer months but so far so good! There will be times I feel like I need to reapply, like before a workout (more as a precaution) and after a particularly stressful day but I would rather that than continue to use aluminum. This is also the first one I've found that refreshes when you reapply. I haven't tried all the scents but love the bamboo one, it's clean and light. I can't recommend this enough!!" β€”k8_hj

    Get it from Free People for $22 (available in three scents).

    27. Some outdoor wall art so you can go out on the deck to catch some sun no matter what the weather actually is.

    The Home Depot

    Get it from The Home Depot for $104.51.

    28. A three-tier cooling rack for when your cookie cravings are greater than your counter space.


    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty collection at Walmart for $8.87.

    29. And finally, a coffee mug that'll remind you to start your morning the way Mom wants, with a call to tell her all about the weird dream you had the night before.

    Forever 21

    But seriously, call your mom. She misses the sound of your voice.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $7.90.

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