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    Updated on 8 Jun 2020. Posted on 18 May 2020

    23 Random Things From Amazon You Probably Won't Find Anywhere Else

    Including a phone steriliser, mop slippers and a jelly keyboard cleaner.

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    1. These silicone heel protectors, which will soften shocks to your feet and prevent cracked heels.

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    These one-size-fits-most heel protectors are made from medical grade silicone, cushioning and supporting your feet as you move. Wear under your socks and in your shoes for hidden relief from the pressure walking, running and standing puts on feet and heels.

    Buy two pairs for $9.99 from Amazon Australia.

    2. This magic double-sided tape, which you can use to free up counter space and can be washed and reused, time and time again.

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    Thanks to some special kind of wizardry, this durable, double-sided, clear tape can be used to stick almost anything to any surface. Five metres long, it can be cut to suit your needs and then — without leaving a mark — be removed, washed and used again from now until eternity.

    Read all about its wondrousness here.

    Buy for $13.50 from Amazon Australia.

    3. This UV phone sterliser, because I'm gross, you're gross — we're all gross.

    Phone steriliser on desk next to phone.
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    Someone once told me that our phones hold more germs than a toilet seat, and still, I keep putting it against my face. If this thought freaks you out as much as it does me, may I suggest this UV phone steriliser? UV light kills 99.9% of bacteria — you can also place essential oils in a specific inlet to remove odours. Best thing you've ever bought for your bedside table.

    Buy for $56.99 from Amazon Australia.

    4. This sloth tea infuser, for a smile with every cuppa.

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    I don't really have to say much here, do I? Just look at that embodiment of cuteness. What you ought to know is that it is made of BPA-free, food-grade silicone – cute, useful and safe.

    Buy for $17.95 from Amazon Australia.

    5. This neck book light, because the new Twilight book comes out soon and I know you'll not put it down.

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    No need to tear yourself from your book as the sun sets when you have yourself one of these silicone, adjustable reading lights. Made to sit lightly around the neck and on shoulders, it can last for eight hours (who needs sleep anyway?) and comes with flood light and spotlight modes. You can also use it on nighttime runs.

    Buy for $25.99 from Amazon Australia.

    6. This kitchen knife sharpener, because I know you've been neglecting your blades.

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    This ergonomically-designed knife sharpener is designed to fit securely in your hand and sit firmly on your counter — which means no gory accidents! With three stages — prepare, sharpen and hone — your sad-looking, blunt stainless steel knives will be dangerously sharp once again.

    Buy for $8.99 from Amazon Australia.

    7. This dog and cat carrier, so you don't have to leave your baby at home if you need to pop to the shops.

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    A padded shoulder helps you carry the weight of your kitty without strain and a front zipped pocket keeps your keys, wallet and phone in easy reach. Constructed from sturdy cotton, your pet can comfortably travel without sweating or overheating.

    Buy for $33.99 from Amazon Australia.

    8. These odour-absorbing bamboo bags that will suck all the stench out of your dirty things.

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    Filled with organic bamboo charcoal, these little linen-cotton pouches trap musty smells without emitting synthetic fragrances or toxic chemicals. They come in different sizes, but this one is ideal for tucking into your sneakers after a sweaty HIIT class.

    Buy a set of two for $21.99 from Amazon Australia.

    9. These self-groomers, because if your cat is anything like mine, they're starting to wear down all your suede heels from all the rubbing up against them.

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    Attach these plastic groomers to wall corners or table legs with either screws or double-sided tape — and relieve your upholstered furniture from the constant rubbing. Your cat will love the new texture. Plus, the brush collects loose hair easily, making grooming less of a chore for you!

    Buy a pack of two for $13.99 from Amazon Australia.

    10. These blemish patches, which protect your acne from bacteria during the healing process.

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    These patches are made of hydrocolloid, a wound-healing dressing that protects against bacteria. Ultra-thin and complete with a matte finish, they can be worn on top of inflamed and acne-prone skin, and under foundation (!). A few hours later, your zits will have shrunk noticeably. No wonder people are buying these in bulk.

    Read all about their genius here.

    Buy a pack of 18 patches for $4.80 from Amazon Australia.

    11. This silicone manual breastfeeding pump, which is not only easy to use, but environmentally friendly.

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    There are no cords, batteries or assembly required with this pump! And the fact that it's so compact makes it easy to store in a baby bag or handbag. It's also BPA, PVC and phthalate free.

    Read more on the hand pump here.

    Buy for $18.05 from Amazon Australia.

    12. This Australian hot sauce, which you have to survive before you can claim to be "good with spice".

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    This hot sauce measures around 35,000 on the Scoville scale and is 10 times hotter than regular tabasco. Bragging rights included for those that can withstand the heat.

    Buy for $18 from Amazon Australia.

    13. This Biotin shampoo, which thousands say have helped them regain healthy, thicker hair.

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    I'm fairly skeptical of anything that claims to help you grow your hair back or make it thicker — you get what nature gave you, right? However, this shampoo has a good many people singing its praises (over 3,400 have given it a five-star rating!), so for its price, it's definitely worth a shot. Filled with biotin, provitamin B5, zinc, coconut oil, it promises to improve scalp health and inject a tonne of nutrients into hair strands, encouraging new hair growth.

    Buy now for $31.06 from Amazon Australia.

    14. This lemon squeezer and saver, which will not only keep your citrus for future use, but also prevent seeds from squeezing out too.

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    It's such a little thing, but it never fails to make my eye twitch in annoyance when seeds pop onto my dish, after squeezing lemon halves for their juice. This handy, silicone tool will not only hold seeds and pulp back, but keeps halves covered for storage, should you need to pop them back in the fridge.

    Buy for $9.85 from Amazon Australia.

    15. This avocado saver clip, which will save your uneaten avo from browning in the fridge.

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    The constant pressure from both the clip and elastic silicone forms a seal, keeping the fruit perfect for tomorrow morning's avo on toast. Dishwasher-safe, it comes with a five-year guarantee (despite using it daily!).

    Buy for $7.46 from Amazon Australia.

    16. This drain snake that will unclog the hair that has been building up since you've been sprouting follicles on top of your head.

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    If I'm honest, I can't look at this photo without gagging a touch. I imagine doing the job itself would be much the same, but it needs to be done, so might as well get it over and done with faster, right? There are two different lengths to choose from, 50cm and 60cm, so no matter how far down you've managed to shove your hair, the tiny claws along its length will be able to pull it all out in one go.

    Buy a pack of four for $8.99 from Amazon Australia.

    17. These reusable mop slippers, which will make sliding around your house fun and productive.

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    For everyone who inexplicably likes keeping their shoes on indoors — now you can do so without tracking mud everywhere in the house.

    Buy five pairs for $16 from Amazon Australia.

    18. These animal cable protectors, which will prevent your cables from fraying and breaking.

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    These sweet silicone protectors are easily attached to your device charging cables, minimising movement and stabilising. You can also assign different animals — shark, panda, polar bear, cat, tiger and pig — to different members of the household, so you always know whose charger is whose.

    Buy a pack of six for $15.99 from Amazon Australia.

    19. These armpit pads, which will keep your sweat from staining your shirts.

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    Apply these self-adhesive underarm pads directly to your skin for some easy, all-natural soaking up of sweat. Never fear wearing synthetic fabrics on a hot day again!

    Buy a pack of 30 for $24.90 from Amazon Australia.

    20. And this antiperspirant for your hands, so you won't have to worry about sweaty palms the next time you want to hold someone's hand.

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    Basically, it's deodorant for your hands. This 50ml can provides about 200 pumps worth, which is more than enough for those nervous moments.

    Buy for $17.90 from Amazon Australia.

    21. This keyboard cleaning jelly to finally give your poor electronics a refresh after you've spent months eating your lunch over them.

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    This cleaning jelly is made of soft gum and is non-toxic and biodegradable. It's totally safe on your skin, so you can have a great time playing with it and put an end to sticky keys forever.

    Buy a four pack for $12.98 from Amazon Australia.

    22. This keychain car escape tool, which will enable you to cut through your seatbelt and break windows in an emergency.

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    Rather than that keyring from the Grand Canyon and gym pass you never use, may I suggest this life-saving tool to hang from your keys? Compact yet bright (so easily spotted in the dark), this car escape tool was originally developed for first responders and now can be carried by every driver. A protected blade cuts through jammed seat belts and a small but effective steel spike shatters glass when needed.

    Buy a pack of two for $34.84 from Amazon Australia.

    23. And finally, this smart ceramic mug that will ensure your ageing, frail body always stays warm.

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    I do not know what it's like to have a hot cup of tea. Like, I can not even fathom the sensation. Who has the time to sit with a mug in hand, waiting for it to reach the optimum temperature before it gets cold?! Enter this ceramic mug which will keep your drink at the exact temperature you prefer, is controlled via app and sits on a charging coaster — ready for whenever you need a caffeine kick.

    Buy for $79.95 from Amazon Australia.

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