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    42 Problem-Solving Products So Effective They Belong In A Hall Of Fame

    A bunch of the best, to help you solve all sorts of small problems.

    1. A drain millipede covered with thousands of micro-hooks to grab every last bit of the hair and gunk slowing down your sink and tub drains, so they actually flow freely again.

    2. And a silicone drain cover to be the knight in shining armor for you and your bathroom pipes, letting you shed all the hair you want without risking one of those disgusting clogs.

    3. A dip and sauce holder that clips to your car vents because you deserve to enjoy your fries exactly the way you like them, even if you're the one stuck driving.

    The holder in a car; it holds two ketchups, one from Whataburger and one from Chick-fil-a, one vertically, one horizontally

    4. A jar of cult-favorite Aztec Secret Bentonite Clay Mask to suck out the gunk from your pores, so you can kiss acne buh-bye.

    5. A set of produce saver containers so you don't have to toss wilted, moldy fruit and veggies in the trash because you ran out of time to eat them — these containers will make pretty much all the fresh produce you store in 'em last for up to two weeks in the fridge.

    6. A pack of natural cleaning tablets you simply plop into any permanently-stained mug, coffee pot, slow cooker, or tumbler to fizz out stains, odors, and gunk with literally no elbow grease or scrubbing required.

    Before: A reviewer's stainless steel mug, stained brown with years of coffee; After: The same mug, clean and with no stains in sight

    7. A bug bite suction tool that lets you gently extract the pesky venom that makes the bite itch, so it stops irritating you right away and disappears completely shortly after.

    8. A set of three drill brushes because they'll transform essentially any grimy surface — from cooked-on grease on a stovetop to built-up dirt in a bathtub to the accumulated years of grime on tile and grout — without requiring any elbow grease on your part.

    A drill with the three-inch brush attached sitting next to one panel of a shower door that's dirty and caked with buildup and soapscum; and another panel that's completely clean and transparent

    9. A squeegee broom so you can extract years worth of built-up, embedded pet hair from your carpet and rugs (the kind that even your pet vacuum somehow doesn't touch) *and* easily sweep up the scattered bits from your hardwood or tile floors.

    10. A collagen and protein–infused hair mask treatment that will restore some shine and luster to your damaged, over-processed locks, one shower at a time.

    Bek, an editor here, showing her hair Before: looking nice, but somewhat frizzy and thin and After: a little longer, looking more thick and with more waves

    11. A set of sexy lace bands designed to let you walk in your dresses all day without a single peep of complaint from your thighs.

    12. A bug catcher so you can stand at a distance, grab the pesky little guy without injuring him, then take him outside and release him safely somewhere that isn't your bathroom.

    A hand holding the catcher: it looks like a water gun with a long pole on the end; at the other end of the pole is a cage of white brush bristles

    13. Did You Feed The Dog, a switch pad to make sure your pups (or kitties, or fish) can't ever trick multiple humans into feeding them two breakfasts and three dinners.

    14. A pack of hydrocolloid acne patches to suck out a bunch of the gunk lurking in those whitehead zits until they basically vanish, or at least have been somewhat diminished.

    A reviewer's before: a patch put on a zit on their cheek and after: the patch full of white gunk

    15. A pack of light-dimming sheets because your alarm clock, boombox, and other electronics have exactly zero business keeping you awake (or even just annoying you) with their overly bright displays.

    16. A toenail brace kit that will relieve that stabbing pain from your ingrown after just a few days, then continue to flatten it out the rest of the way so you can be well on your way to happier, healthier nails.

    Before: a front-on picture of a reviewer's ingrown nail looking uncomfortably curved and cutting into the toe, dated Sept 12th; After: the same nail, now in a more natural shape, dated Nov. 9th

    17. A fabric shaver — no need to throw out a sweater, throw, pillow, chair, or any other piece of fabric just because it's started to pill! This easily pinches off those pesky little buggers to make your fabrics (including upholstery!) look brand new.

    A reviewer's knit sweater before: with pills all over and after: smooth, with no more pills in sight

    18. Some cozy fleece headphones that make it easy to enjoy music or white noise while you doze off without the discomfort of headphones OR irritating sounds of your S.O./roommate/airplane seat-mates.

    A model wearing the headphones; they look like a thick fleece headband

    19. Or, if you're not in such close quarters, a mini white noise machine with non-looping audio so you can finally get the solid night's sleep you deserve.

    The small hexagonal white noise machine on a bedside table; it has a power button, two volume buttons, and three buttons for choosing the sound

    20. A mini steamer that will do a *much* better job of turning your crumpled dress into something you'll look presentable in at work than hanging that dress up in the bathroom while you shower ever would.

    21. A makeup-removing cloth — it takes every bit of makeup off with just water, so you'll actually feel motivated take that last (and essential!) skincare step, instead of letting your head hit the pillow with foundation still intact.

    22. A self-adhesive door draft stopper so you can stop paying extra $$ on your electricity bill for the hard-earned cold AC air — or in the wintertime, that warm air — that escapes out to your garage, apartment hallway, or basement.

    A close up of the white plastic rectangular draft stopper on the bottom of a door; it's about 2 inches wide, 1 inch on the door, the other covering the gap

    23. A pack of oil blotting sheets that are basically essentials for all of us oily-skinned people who don't want to wash our faces four times a day.

    24. A bottle of gentle but genuinely effective dandruff shampoo to swap into your routine a few times a week, so you can start to restore ~balance~ to your scalp — or potentially even calm irritated skin elsewhere you haven't found another solution for.

    Before: A reviewer's scalp with lots of flaky dandruff; After: the same scalp, no dandruff in sight

    25. A mold and mildew remover made from a no-odor gel that sticks and stays to your grout and caulking so it can actually do its job: banishing the grossness from your bathroom.

    26. A pair of adjustable elastic laces because if you hate tying your shoes or your shoes always come untied, they're ready to turn pretty much any laced shoe into a basic but secure slip-on situation.

    A pair of black sneakers with the lock laces; they make three looks where normal laces would go, then have a little adjustable button that, well, locks them in place

    27. The Diamond Dazzle Stick, which you gently brush onto your diamond, sapphire, emerald, and other precious-gem rings for a sparkling clarity worthy of a professional cleaning.

    28. An all-in-one wood cleanser and polish to transport water- or heat- or pet-damaged furniture (or cabinets, or wood floors) back to its former glory with just a coat or two.

    An outdoor teakwood table, half looking dried out and worn, the other half treated with the product and looking rich, hydrated, and dark

    29. A cute little brown sugar bear who just wants to keep your brown sugar perfectly moist, so you never find yourself hacking at an impenetrable rock, hoping to bake cookies.

    The small terracotta bear, next to a jar of brown sugar

    30. A post-waxing, post-shaving skin solution formulated to reduce the appearance of razor bumps and redness. All you do is apply a very thin layer to your dry skin once a day (then top with gentle moisturizer, if you'd like) and it will work its magic.

    Before: An underarm red and bumpy with razor burn; after, the same underarm, now razor-burn free

    31. An eyeliner with wing stamps — the set is practically guaranteed to speed up your makeup routine, whether you're a liquid liner novice or seasoned pro.

    32. A set of two miniature spatulas for reaching deep into the crevices of almost-empty mustard bottles and foundation jars so you can actually use and enjoy every last drop.

    33. A can of Barkeeper's Friend powder cleanser to scrub off even the most impossible stains you never thought would come up, even with hardcore elbow grease.

    34. And the Barkeeper's Friend Cooktop Cleanser that eliminates the built-up residue on shower doors *and* the burnt-on grime on glass cooktop stoves.

    35. A dishwasher cleaning tablet to disband the limescale and mineral buildup preventing your dishes from actually getting as clean as possible.

    36. A pack of 50 slimline hangers that will instantly create extra inches on your closet rod — you don't even have to get rid of any clothes. Plus they're non-slip so even the silkiest spaghetti straps stay put.

    37. A tongue scraper — yes it can be gross, but it also can remove any lurking gunk or grime causing you bad breath with a few quick, gentle swipes that won't trigger that gag reflex.

    38. A useful slicing tool that'll basically pay for itself (if you eat lots of pineapple) because you can stop paying markup prices for the pre-cut packages.

    39. A tube of patch and primer featuring a piece of sanding pad on the top of the cap and a putty knife on the other end, making quick drywall repairs faster than you ever thought possible.