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    14 Products That Just Might Trick People Into Thinking You're A Real Adult

    I don't really know what I'm doing, but at least these products will make it seem like I do.

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    This adulting thing is hard.


    So, I have to keep my house clean, body healthy, hold a job down and maintain a skin care routine?

    If, like me, you're looking to become a fully-fledged adult with minimal effort, these 14 things just might do the trick.

    1. This touch-up crayon that will fill the little scratches and dents your wooden furniture has accumulated over the years.

    Bunnings, Timbermate / Via

    I am not a handy person, so I've kind of just accepted the scratches and dents my home and furniture are slowly accumulating *eyes my tiny humans and cat*. This brilliant little tool, which comes in every conceivable hue of wood, can be rubbed into the surface of your furniture or heated to fill larger dents. You can even mix more than one stick to get your desired colour! Now anyone can be a home renovator.

    Buy a single stick for $6.55 from Bunnings.

    2. These bed sheet fasteners, which will give the illusion of a made bed, but really, the only difference is that your bloody fitted sheets are in place for once.


    All the tossing and turning in bed has rendered the elastic edges of my fitted sheet utterly useless. These suspender-looking devices clip to a corner of each end of the sheet, under your mattress, meaning you can have a jumping competition on your bed and your sheets won't budge.

    Buy a pack of four for $12.50 from Amazon Australia.

    3. This wine aerator and decanter, which will give you the best glass of wine every time – though you just picked the bottle up from Aldi.


    This ergonomically-designed device adds the perfect amount of air into wine and removes any sediment. Simply pour wine from the bottle, through the device and into your glass. Look at you, no longer drinking wine out of a goon bag β€” such a grown up.

    Buy for $18.99 from Amazon Australia.

    4. This, The High Performance Planner, which is based on the world's largest study of how high performers get shit done.


    The High Performance Planner has morning mindset journal prompts, daily goal boxes, evening scorecards, weekly habit assessments, monthly project planning and holistic life balance sheets, all with the intention of increasing your productivity and reaching personal and professional goals. And there's nothing more adult than finally taking concrete steps towards your goals.

    Buy for $27.35 from Amazon Australia.

    5. This small push close container from Kmart, which gives my pantry the kind of uniformity that only a grown up could achieve.

    Mariela Summerhays / BuzzFeed

    This one touch close container is so easy to use β€” no fidgety clamps or hard-to-open screw lids. It has a silicone lining on the inside of the lid, making it ideal for keeping snacks fresh for longer.

    Promising review: "There's this whole corner of Pinterest that is just organised pantries. I swear, it's the most soothing thing to behold and I was determined to make my pantry over the same way. The key to getting yours to look like the ones on Pinterest is using uniform, stackable containers. I love these ones from Kmart β€” rather than a bunch of half-eaten bags of snacks everywhere, I can stack them all neatly in a row. They also come in several larger sizes, so I can use the same design for my pasta, cereal and larger snacks."

    β€”Mariela Summerhays

    Buy a small container for $6 from Kmart.

    6. This fabric defuzzer, which β€” with one stroke β€” will remove all that unwanted fluff from your upholstered furniture and clothing.


    This ergonomically-designed fabric shaver will make all your fuzzy sweaters and blankets like new again β€” no more throwing out perfectly good clothing because of the fuzz and lint that has cropped up all over. Lint is gathered in the handle (no spitting it out all over your floor) and easily emptied into a bin. Lastly, this gadget is rechargeable, so no digging around drawers for batteries you may or may not have before a night out.

    Buy for $19.95 from Amazon Australia.

    7. This gel mould and mildew remover, that does all the dirty work in the shower you've been avoiding.


    I love me a quick fix. This highly concentrated (wear gloves!), mould and mildew remover is effective and requires very little effort. Simply squeeze gel along the grout you want to revive, leave for five to six hours, then wash off with running water. Much cheaper than renovating the bathroom, really.

    Buy for $21.99 from Amazon Australia.

    8. These flocked hangers, which unlike wire hangers, will ensure your clothes stay in place and won't get damaged.

    Kmart, Mariela Summerhays / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "These are such an easy way to make your closet look so much neater. These have little grooves for spaghetti straps and a horizontal rail to fold pants over, so it can be used for everything in your closet. Thanks to the slip-resistant material, nothing ever falls off. Plus, they look much better than wire hangers. Just waiting for my husband to get on board and do his side of the wardrobe..."

    β€”Mariela Summerhays

    Buy a pack of eight for $3.50 from Kmart.

    9. And these clothing rack dividers, for when your partner just can't keep to their side of the closet.


    In a shared closet, you can use these plastic discs to separate your clothes from your partner's. Otherwise, you can separate your shirts from your tees, your pants from your skirts β€” never again dig in your mass of black clothing for ages because you don't know where your favourite black leggings are.

    Buy a pack of 20 and a black marker for $11.99 from Amazon Australia.

    10. This accessories organiser, because currently your socks and belts are all lying in a drawer somewhere, taking up valuable real estate.


    Short enough to fit in most drawers, this brilliant organiser is like something out of Marie Kondo's dreams. With a handle on both long and short sides, it can easily be pulled out when needed. It is fitted with six different-sized compartments β€” plus, when no longer in use, it can be unzipped at the bottom and lies flat for easy storage.

    Buy for $9.99 from Ikea.

    11. This over-the-door shoe organiser, which will prevent guests from tripping over the shoes you usually kick off upon arriving home.

    Mariela Summerhays / BuzzFeed

    This one comes with 24 mesh pockets β€” thinner shoes, like ballet flats and sandals, can fit in the one pocket, while bigger pairs can be spread over two. If your door is more narrow, you can purchase a 12 pocket organiser.

    Promising review: "I've always lined my shoes neatly in a row on my closet floor β€” but with my addiction, they were starting to take up more space than my husband was willing to give. Enter this shoe organiser. I have to admit, it's kinda brilliant. I can still display my fancy heels in my closet, but the shoes that get regular use go here at the end of the day, right next to our keys."

    β€”Mariela Summerhays

    Buy for $13 from Amazon Australia.

    12. This makeup organiser, that will disguise your tendency to leave you lipsticks and brushes sprawled over the bathroom sink.


    You still might leave the odd uncapped jar on the side, but at least this organiser gives you a good point from which to start. Featuring 360Β° rotation, it gives you easy access to your daily makeup essentials, without the inconvenience of having to reach past dozens of products.

    Buy for $42.60 from Amazon Australia.

    13. This, The Goodful Cookbook, because now that you're all grown and responsible for your own diet, you'll be wanting to feed your body the good stuff.

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    If you're here, chances are you know and love our Goodful channel, and all the healthy habits and wellness tips we're passionate about. This here is Goodful's very first cookbook β€” it has more than 125 recipes, seasonal food charts, foods for different moods, a food storage guide and indicators of whether meals are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free. Here's to fuelling yourself with nourishing meals, all year long.

    Buy the hardcover edition for $46.55 or the Kindle edition for $20.99 from Amazon Australia.

    14. And finally, this hardwood floor cleaner, made for housekeeping novices like myself β€” just squirt, mop and voila! Floors are like new again.

    @methodhome / Via, Method Home Singapore / Via

    This cleaner is plant-based and biodegradable, and importantly for someone as time-poor as myself (and aren't we all?), so easy to use. Just squirt some on your wooden or laminate floors, mop it up and say hello to your reflection in your like-new, shiny floors.

    Buy a pack of six for $21.89 from Amazon Australia.

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