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    Always Late? You Could Probably Use These 18 Items

    "A queen is never late. Everyone else is simply early." —The Princess Diaries.

    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. For starters, this Sonic Bomb alarm clock may be your best option if you're always sleeping in. With red flashing lights, a high-volume alarm sound, and heavy vibrations, even the deepest of sleepers will wake up in a blink. It’s a bit of a rude awakening (if you will), but some of us need it.

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    There’s a reason they call this alarm clock the Sonic Bomb: it truly wakes you up with a BOOM. Read BuzzFeed's review of this product here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $55.11+ (available in six colours).

    2. A dual breakfast sandwich maker is great for those of us who don't have lots of time on our hands. You expect me to be able to cook, get dressed, and get to work on time?! Luckily, this kitchen appliance can make two breakfast sandwiches in under five minutes, saving you extra time in the morning.

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    It fits English muffins, bagels, and biscuits, aka all my favourite breads. Let this machine make your breakfast while you get dressed.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $47.99.

    3. With a bit of Garnier Fructis sleek shot hair treatment, you can cut your hairstyling time in half. I've recently started incorporating this product into my routine by mixing it in with my shampoo and I notice my hair dries quicker, smoother, and shinier.

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    Made with argan oil and plant protein, this vegan-friendly hair mix will help you skip the iron and get straight to the blow dryer for sleek, healthy-looking hair.

    Get a 150ml bottle from Amazon Canada for $5.46.

    4. Let's say you don't have time to blow dry, this set of absorbent microfiber hair wraps will help fight off frizz and dry your hair quickly and naturally. Using this will also help you avoid getting split ends, which we all know is like the WORST thing ever.

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    Large enough for any hair length, this towel has two buttons that can adjust for tightness, all while maintaining a soft and gentle texture for your hair.

    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $17.99 (also available in white).

    5. A bottle of Batiste dry shampoo will come in handy for those days you’re so late you can’t hit the shower. Instantly refresh your hair by spraying away dirt and grease. It’ll instantly refresh your hair without the need to do a full shampoo, so can rush to work and truly tell everyone you woke up like this.

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    Reviewers love this bestselling product — however, it sprays white, so you have to massage it into your hair for full rejuvenation. It does smell very luxurious, though!

    Get a 200ml bottle from Amazon Canada for $8.97.

    6. This hilarious T-shirt speaks for itself. It’ll give your loved ones that friendly reminder that your presence is a dang GIFT (even if that gift showed up late to the party).

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    Reviewers say this gift really puts the fashion in fashionably late. However, some say that the shirt runs a tad short, making it difficult to tuck in.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.56+ (available in sizes S-XXL).

    7. If you’re behind schedule, you may as well use a fitness tracker watch to count your steps and heart rate as you rush to your meetings. Are you 15 minutes late? Yes. Have you reached your daily step goal? Yes!

    This budget-friendly tool tracks your heart rate, steps, sleep patterns, and can connect to your phone to ping you when you get a call and text so that you can start getting yourself on the path of being "on time." It also plugs directly to a USB outlet, no charging cable needed.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $49.99 (available in three colours).

    8. Putting on your bracelet can be hard, but this jewelry helping tool makes it a whole lot easier. Simply click one end down on the jewelry to keep it in place, then fasten the clasp with your other hand. You’ll never struggle to fasten your knickknacks again.

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    This tool is extremely helpful for anyone suffering from arthritis.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    9. With a touch up exfoliating face and eyebrow razor, you can keep your brows on fleek whilst you hop in your Uber ride. Whip away unwanted peach fuzz and dead skin with this razor that's not only gentle on your skin but easy to use!

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    This product has 4.4 stars on Amazon Canada and comes in a pack of three razors.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.99.

    10. Did you know eyeliner stamps exist? You simply stamp one end of the stick to your eye to create the perfect wing, and use the other end to fill out the line. Plus, it’s waterproof and long-lasting, making getting ready anywhere easy-peasy!

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    Check out BuzzFeed's review of this eyeliner stamp.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $17.97+ (available in three sizes and two colours).

    11. I just added this Downy wrinkle releaser spray to my shopping cart and I am STUNNED by the before and after photos. Who has time to iron anymore? No one! Who has time to spray? Everyone!

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    This spray has five stars on Amazon Canada and has received over 1,500 positive reviews in the US. Check out BuzzFeed's review of this product here.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    12. Never Be Late Again works to teach you seven helpful tricks to ensure you start arriving on time. Your days as the "last one to arrive" are soon to be in the past.

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    Get to the root of your tardiness and procrastination!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $6.56 (also available on the Kindle).

    13. A vacuum-sealed insulated bottle will come in handy whenever you’re on the go. Think about it: late to work but need your coffee? Take it to go! Running late to a party? Take your wine to go!

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    This bottle can hold up to 34 ounces and has two lid options: one with a drinking straw and one that will prevent spills. It can keep liquids hot for up to 24 hours and cold for up to 48 hours. This bottle comes with a carrying bag, a cleaning kit, two lids, and two straws.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99+ (available in two colours and two sizes).

    14. This simple concealer sponge stick erases dark circles in a matter of seconds. It has over 500 positive reviews on Amazon Canada and is a product I personally use for a quick touch up when I'm low on sleep.

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    Says BuzzFeed writer Kayla Suazo: “I still don’t know how a $7 tube of concealer beats out the more expensive ones I have stuffed into my vanity, but it does. It’s not too creamy or thick, yet it still gives solid coverage without the cake-y feeling. It blends incredibly well with every foundation I wear (not at the same time, LOL) — and I have a lot of foundations.”

    Check out other easy to use Maybelline products we love here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.98+ (available in 14 shades).

    15. A pack of Listerine tabs are a game changer! These little tablets are essentially chewable mouthwash that explode in your mouth to provide you clean and fresh breath for four hours. Even if you're in a rush and can't brush your teeth, you at least have enough time to pop a mint in.

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    I’ve used these tablets on several occasions, and let’s just say no one has ever complained about my breath. Plus, they are sugar and alcohol-free, so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have some for these for emergencies.

    Get a pack of 24 tablets from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    16. A portable charger that fits in your pocket will be extra useful when your phone dies unexpectedly. Nothing is worse than running late and having no time to plug into an outlet! Now you’ll be prepared to charge on the go.

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    What's super useful about this charger is that it shows how much battery power it has left, so you're not left guessing if you can get a quick charge in or not. Also, it has the power to charge two devices at once.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    17. This all-in-one razor kit allows you to shave on the go! Got invited to a cocktail party last minute? Your coffee date is now turning into late-night drinks? This travel razor kit will alow you to make instant hair removal decisions on the go!

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    Enclosed is a refillable water spritzer, a pre-shave moisturizing bar, and two individual razor blades, making quick touch-ups that easier.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99 (also available in purple).

    18. No time for coffee? An Awake caffeinated chocolate bar will satisfy your cravings. This delicious snack is filled with caffeine to give you that instant pick-me-up when you just don’t have time to wait in line at Starbucks.

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    If you stock up and keep a bar at your desk or in your bag, you can get that extra boost of energy, no matter where you’re headed.

    Get a pack of 12 bars from Amazon Canada for $28.99+ (available in three flavours).

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