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    Updated on Aug 28, 2019. Posted on Aug 18, 2019

    33 Problem Solving Products To Help Fix Basically Everything But A Broken Heart

    These things might not bring your beloved back, but they will help you with a lot of other stuff.

    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. A sock-pairing device that will prevent the heartbreak of losing a sock in the wash. Learn to trust again, and rest assured that at least your socks are together forever.

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    Promising review: "These work. They are of good quality construction. I had a sock problem, and these have stopped the unexplained disappearance of socks. Obviously, the sock monster can't swallow the Sock Dock full of socks, only single socks." —A.D. Burnette

    Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in five colors).

    2. A set of egg rings because there's nothing worse than trying to fry the perfect egg for a breakfast sammie, only to have it thinly spread all the way across your nonstick pan. Yum, circular eggs for one.

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    Promising review: "With these rings, dinner every night will be eggs. I have a large skillet that I love using for everything and obviously cracking an egg on a 20-inch skillet would result in the thinnest 20-inch long egg. Now I can make four eggs at the same time, they look like eggs, and they fit perfectly onto a bread/bagel sandwich. It does leak sometimes, but mostly because I rush to lift the ring before the egg is cooked properly on the sides. The trick is to keep the skillet heated properly and have some butter or other lard before adding the eggs. The rings are sturdy and easy to clean. No melting issues or anything. Great product, 10/10." —KS

    Get a four-pack on Amazon for $8.47 (available in three colors).

    3. A sleep eye mask with Bluetooth headphones so you don't get dangerously tangled in headphone cords if you fall asleep to music now that there's nobody to help rescue you.

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    Promising review: "The first thing I noticed was how soft it is. I have tried other sleep masks but they usually end up with some seam feeling scratchy on my nose. I love the size of this and how well it fits with the adjustable velcro straps. It blocks light very well, which is great for me as I cannot stand any light when I sleep. I also use a sound machine app and had no trouble pairing this to my phone and playing my sounds. It has really good quality audio and was still playing when I woke up in the morning after about six hours." —TSpencer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.04.

    4. A Tile Sport for keeping track of all of your valuables. Let's face it — you've already lost enough.

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    The Tile Sport has a 200-foot range, rings when you need to find it, can make your phone ring even when it's on silent, and is waterproof.

    Promising review: "Finally went and got this after I was done with losing my keys all the time. Being able to literally ring my keys not to mention other items has proved invaluable and has saved me a lot of time not having to look for important things like this. Highly recommend." —Dave

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    5. An ice roller that may provide some relief from headaches and migraines, and coincidentally can help to depuff your face after a good, solid cry.

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    Promising review: "Tension headaches? Puffy eyes from crying all night? Hangover? Migraine? This works wonders for them all! Just gently roll it over your eyes, across your forehead and over your temples. Repeat until you or your arm falls asleep. It’s a worthy investment for sure." —Sarah Gill

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in seven colors).

    6. A hanger stacker for keeping your hangers nice and organized now that half of them are newly empty.

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    Promising review: "The struggle with hangers has been real for quite some time, I wish I would have known about this thing sooner! This has saved me a TON of room and hassle!"—Kara

    Get it from Amazon for $11.79.

    7. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet, so you can use any energy you might have spent figuring out the dish status on questions like "What went wrong?" "How long did they know?" and "Will I ever love again?"

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My kid always used to ask, 'MOM ARE THESE CLEAN OR DIRTY DISHES?' Now, I don’t have to answer the same question over and over again. Thank you! It works great. I just stick it to the dishwasher and turn it so they know if the dishes are clean or dirty. I’ve had this for five or more years now. I love it." —Brighteyez

    Get it from Amazon for $4.60.

    8. A red wine stain remover that proves there's no use crying over spilled merlot. I wish I could help fix what the merlot was making you cry about, but science hasn't created a spray for that yet.

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    Promising review: "When you have anything white in your house and you have a love for red wine THIS PRODUCT IS A MUST! We had a dinner party of about 15 people in our house so I bought five bottles just in case. Someone spilled red wine on our brand new white couch. I was so mad, but I used this stuff and it was GONE. It didn't just take most of the red wine out — the red wine was GONE! No trace of it at all! I will buy more!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    9. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets so you don't have to — I don't know — break up with your tumbler every time it gets a little gunky. That seems a little extreme, doesn't it?

    amazon.com

    Just drop in a tablet, let it sit for 15–30 minutes, and rinse!

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    10. A Blueapple freshness extender that'll keep all of your produce fresh as can be until you're ready to actually use it. Heaven knows you'll have a ton of produce since you're still used to shopping for two.

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    The Blueapple works by absorbing ethylene gas, which is what causes produce to ripen. Each Blueapple lasts for three months.

    Promising review: "It works. Simple as that. I have even ordered more because it works wonders in my vegetable drawer and also in my fruit basket. Before it seemed things would go bad so fast (three to four days). Now I can see veggies last two weeks — some fruits a week longer than expected." —MFC

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $17.99.

    11. A jar opener for all the times you need a little extra elbow grease and you want to prove that you're absolutely CRUSHING this living alone thing. This jar will not break you.

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    The jar-opener can expand and contract to accommodate lids from 1 to 3.5 inches. It's also dishwasher safe, just in case.

    Promising review: "This is a very versatile jar opener that, unlike so many others, expands with a twist of the knob to accommodate larger jar lids. Once applied and tightened, the handle provides great leverage to open even the most stubborn of jars. I tried to open a wide-mouthed pickle jar by hand and had no success after many tries, which included running the lid under hot water and knocking it against a granite countertop. Then I applied the Kuhn Rikon to the pickle jar, tightened it against the edges of the lid, grabbed the handle and, voila! It opened with one nudge." —Steven Arnold

    Get it from Amazon for $15.44.

    12. A flexible drain snake to remove *years* of built-up hair and gunk from any drain in your home. Tfw the only thing you have left of your ex is a ball of their wet hair.

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    Promising review: "For years I've been punching holes through debris with my traditional wire snake but not cleaning debris. Thanks to this gadget, removing gunk and debris is no longer a problem. I admittedly was skeptical when reading about this tool on Amazon, but I purchased one anyway. Now I'm a believer and have the photo to prove it. The tube of gunk I extracted with this little wonder was so big I called my wife in to show her what was lurking below the sink she uses. Highly recommended!" —Coffee Roaster

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    Check out "Hundreds Of People Love This Drain Snake, And The After Photos Have Me Gagging" for our full write-up on the drain snake and more absolutely revolting pics of it in action.

    13. A shopping bag carrier that will spare you multiple trips back and forth from the car after you run errands now that your grocery shopping partner (and their helpful bag-carrying arms) are elsewhere.

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    Promising review: "I've tried so many different products that are supposed to allow you to carry multiple bags at once, but nothing has worked as well as this! It's easy to use: Just hold one end of the handle and thread the other end through the handles on the bags. Carrying the bags over my shoulder works really well for me because it allows me to spread the weight of the bags over my hips and back rather than taking all the weight on my shoulder. It's very well-made, sturdy, and really makes your life easier. It's worth the money." —S. Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in four colors).

    14. A foot file so you can avoid making that awful scratching noise every time you brush your heels on your sheets. You're already sleeping alone, we don't need heel noises making it more upsetting.

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    Promising review: "OMG, these should be standard issue to every human. I’ve bought them all — the cheap foot files and the expensive ones. None of them remotely compare to this one. I thought I was doomed to have course heels forever, but no more! With just one use, my heels are fabulous! The callouses this thing removed were absolutely disgusting, but I couldn’t be happier. You won’t be disappointed!" —JMart

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    15. An 11-in-1 stainless steel pocket tool to help you with little everyday tasks and to put some things in perspective. Your ex couldn't even do one job, and this thing does 11!? I think you have a new crush.

    Amazon

    The multi-tool includes a can opener, bottle opener, 4-position wrench, 2-position wrench, butterfly screw wrench, direction ancillary wrench, knife edge, saw blade, screwdriver, ruler, and keychain hole.

    Promising review: "I rarely use tools, but on the rare occasion that I need one, I groan thinking that I need to go buy the respective tool. This multi-use pocket tool is just what a gal like me needs! The best thing about it is that unlike other multi-tools, it is flat and fits in your wallet! They also provide a carrying case so you can store it in your bag. They advertise a keyring hole, which is the one thing I would advise against, because the knife edge and saw blade are sharp and I wouldn't want this tool hanging around my body. But on the bright side, with the stainless steel material, the tools are actually sharp — a pleasant surprise. This won't break with average use." —Johann Christine Alcaraz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.31.

    16. A sauce holder, because single culture doesn't come without perks.

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    Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian on Etsy for $4.80+ (available in single or double dippers and two colors).

    17. A bottle of wrinkle releaser spray so you can get ready on time and look professional at work even though you were up all night softly crying into your pillow.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "As a college student with a full course load, I'm in and out of my room all the time. This helps me keep my clothes wrinkle-free without having to waste time ironing them. It's also great as it leaves a VERY nice smell on my clothes." —Seth

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.24.

    18. A memory foam body pillow that will *literally* support you during this trying time. Just...please don't paint a face on it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Finally! I found the perfect body pillow. Since I'm a side sleeper, my hips and knees need support. Plus, I like the 'snuggle' experience when I am sleeping. As a single person, this is a problem. This is the ONLY body pillow that I have found that is NOT pathetic. This pillow is thick but also has some give. I highly recommend it if you're looking for a thick body pillow!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    19. An essential oil migraine relief stick so you can finally tell your headaches to buzz off just as strongly and forcefully as someone you once loved recently did to you. Channel that energy.

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    Promising review: "OMG, finally something that works! I've had tension and migraine headaches for around 20 years. I've tried everything: over-the-counter medication, prescription medication, pain injections, going to the chiropractor, etc. This topical oil has given me relief for nearly six weeks now. I've only had two or three headaches in that time and they were mild. I've already ordered more so I have some in my car and at home, and I bought some for two of my friends who suffer from chronic migraines. I would recommend this product to anyone with migraines — it's phenomenal." —Mary D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Hear more about one BuzzFeed writer's love of the migraine stick in Attention, Headache Sufferers: This Essential Oil Stick Will Change Your Damn Life.

    20. A Cableyoyo to manage your unwieldy headphones. Somebody needs to get themselves together right now and — I don't want to offend — but it seems like the headphones have a better chance.

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    A magnet in the middle of the Cableyoyo keeps everything nice and tight without damaging the headphones.

    Promising review: "Excellent product! I bought it as a gift for my husband and he loves it. It keeps his headphones tidy and easy to use on the go. The magnet bit is also helpful to keep the earbuds in place. I bought the green color, lightweight and good quality. Very satisfied with this product!" —JeKa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    21. A wall-mounted grocery bag dispenser so the avalanche of plastic bags that falls down every time you try to remove one isn't the "last straw" of a terrible week and leave you a crying mess on the floor.

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    Promising review: "What a nifty bag organizer! When I think back on all the time I've spent pressing out the air, flattening, and then folding grocery bags so I could use them later as garbage sacks, it would be worth it to have paid $100+ for this handy bag organizer. Just stuff the bags in the opening until it's full. When you want to remove a bag, simply grab one from the slot on the front and pull. It easily comes out. The brushed stainless steel is a vision of beauty to behold. Perfection if you are going to mount it in a visible location. I'm not. Mine is going on the inside of the cabinet door under my kitchen sink. Doesn't matter if it's not easily seen. I should be able to look at beauty when I open my cabinet door, too. I highly recommend this item." —Lynne

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    22. A pair of charcoal deodorizers to freshen up your shoes that — I'm telling you this because I'm your friend — smell like absolute garbage and may have been "the beginning of the end."

    Amazon

    To recharge these babies, just place them in a nice sunbeam.

    Promising review: "I have a pair of black leather flats that stank so badly my husband would yell if I took them off anywhere near him. But I love the shoes! I had to find something to make the stench go away. Mini Moso was the answer. I honestly couldn’t believe it. A few days after placing them in my prized shoes, I took a whiff from about a foot away. Nothing. I got closer. Nothing. I stuck my nose practically in the shoe. Ok, maybe that’s pushing things, but I’ve got to tell you that 95% of the broken-in leather grossness was gone. So happy!" —Erin

    Get a pair from Amazon for $9.95.

    23. A pack of Sugru, a moldable glue that sets overnight into silicone rubber so you can hmmm let's see, fix a picture frame you may regret having smashed on the floor, for example.

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    Sugru is waterproof, heat- and cold-resistant, durable, flexible, shock-resistant and electrically insulating up to 24 volts. It bonds to glass, ceramic, wood, metal, and most plastics. It can also bond to walls and safely hold 4.4 lbs.

    Promising review: "This is the greatest product EVER — it lives up to all hype. I used it to repair the bands on several IRREPLACEABLE glass rings. Not only is it rubbery enough to make a comfortable fit and sticky enough to bond to glass, it’s many colors made matching a breeze! I’ve already used it to repair broken earbuds, place nearly invisible hooks everywhere so chargers don’t get tangled up in my iRobot vacuum, and even used it to make hanging loops on jars so I could put my collection of completely random tillandsia gardens on the wall! I couldn’t recommend more highly." —Fawn Force

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven colors).

    24. A stainless steel "soap" bar so you can easily wash away the lingering smell of garlic and onions after chopping. If you keep insisting on going on Tinder dates after making your signature French onion soup, you're gonna want to invest in one of these.

    Amazon

    Reviewers say this bar also helps with body odor! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Promising review: "This bar is for real. I know there is science behind it but it feels like magic. The onion smell disappears from your hands instantly. Every kitchen needs this. Have had it for years now and no rust or any sign of wear. Looks and works like it’s brand new." —kallisto

    Get it from Amazon for $5.36.

    25. An earwax remover to quickly and safely remove all of your waxy buildup. What if the phone rings and your love is begging for you to come back and you don't hear it?!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    The kit includes the washer bottle and three disposable tips.

    Promising review: "I’ve suffered with wax buildup for the past few years and it became a routine to go to the doctor every 3–5 months to get my ears cleaned. It was a total hassle and the price of having to go to the doctor that frequently for such a small thing adds up. I finally bought this and I’m so glad I did. Now I clean my ears monthly with this product, and I no longer suffer with impacted ear wax. I can’t recommend this enough to anyone who deals with wax buildup, it may be gross but this really helps." —Lisa and Fiona

    Get it from Amazon for $29.50.

    26. A pack of fashion tape so you can avoid any clothing emergencies while going out and dancing your butt off with the rest of your single friends. See? It's not all bad!

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    The set comes with 36 double-sided, hypo-allergenic strips.

    Promising review: "This stuff is fantastic. I am 5'9 with a larger bust. I almost never could get away with wearing a button-down shirt without a) wearing an undershirt or b) just not wearing one at all because it just wasn't worth the gaping. That has all changed now that I've discovered fashion tape. My lovely collection of western wear gets worn weekly AND without an undershirt because I tape the gape. Yes, tape the gape! I also cut it in half so I get double the usage! Bottom line: if you gape, get this tape! It's a lifesaver." —Crystal C.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.25.

    27. A pair of nail clippers that catch all of your trimmings instead of creating a tiny pile of disgustingness for you to clean up. You have enough to metaphorically clean up, no use adding a literal mess.

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    The clippers have a file on the bottom and also come in a really nice case!

    Promising review: "Best nail clipper I've ever owned. All my life I've had stainless steel nail clippers that slip from my fingers whenever I have to cut my nails, which bends the nail and adds pressure onto my nail bed. With these clippers, the groove lets my thumb sit comfortably. It cuts very well, and there's no need to put too much pressure when cutting a tough nail. The nail catcher is a good bonus. It prevents your nail debris from flying all over the place so you don't need to hover over the trash can. I use the built-in nail file to shape those sharp edges and it does the job very well. It eliminates the use of switching over to an individual nail file. I also like the little case that it comes in. It keeps me from losing my nail clippers." —Jasmine

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

    28. A set of heel caps to prevent your stilettos from sinking into grass, gravel, and dirt. Attending weddings without a trusty +1 is already going to suck, so let's try to optimize the rest of the experience.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just tried these last weekend at an outdoor wedding with an indoor reception. They were amazing! I kept them on all night. First, I walked outside in thick grass, and the wedding photos were taken in a mushy grassy area. I didn't sink even a little bit. It was fantastic. My heels were fabulous. I then decided to leave them on for the rest of the night since they made my heels more stable and comfortable. So glad I tried them. I was showing them off to the other ladies, and everyone loved the look of them." —J. L. Dossey

    Get a pair on Amazon for $9.99 (available in four sizes).

    29. A shower beer and wine holder, because relishing an ice cold shower beer or relaxing glass of wine in the tub is exactly what you're supposed to be doing right now.

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    Promising review: "We absolutely love this product. We have an Airstream and had been looking for wine and beverage holders that would work with the stainless interior walls. After looking at many competitors, we decided to give SipCaddy a try because it wasn't permanent and we were worried about leaving any marks to the interior. I have to say that they work perfectly and have lived up to their description. The suction cup mount has a firm hold and we haven't had any spills or accidents. We also have used them in our little boat and again they have worked like a charm. A+++" —Dale Risenhoover

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in six colors).

    30. A simple backseat purse holder to keep your precious cargo off the ground now that it can't lovingly rest on a certain someone's lap.

    Amazon

    The hooks have a side-opening attachment for easy install, so worry not. No seats will be harmed in the organization of this car.

    Promising review: "I love these! I recently purchased a smaller car and don't have room for my purse in the front seat anymore. These books are awesome and sturdy." —Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95 (available in two colors).

    31. A pair of Bandelettes that prevent painful thigh rubbing and will look damn good in any fun selfies you may be taking to gas yourself up.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "These are the best thing to happen to my big thighs. They have generous silicone anti-slip around the top and bottom on the inside. They keep my thighs from rubbing and chafing in shorts or dresses AND they’re pretty!" —Lizzy S.

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in sizes A–F and 15 colors).

    Learn more about Bandelettes in These $12 Thigh Bands Banish Chub Rub And Look Sexy As Hell.

    32. A screen cleaner for removing smears, fingerprints, and bacteria from your devices with just a few quick rolls. You now have a finite number of photos of you two together, so you're gonna want a clear view.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This little tool is a lifesaver. It truly takes up everything from dirt, dust, dog hair, or fingerprints. I love the fact that I can clean my device and reuse it. I haven't cleaned any of our devices with anything else since I bought it. I was cleaning my son's multiple devices daily. I bet I have saved over a case of paper towels and a bottle of cleaner just in the past three months! I also like that it fits in my purse so I can take it during travel." —Rachel Hachey

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    33. A pot of Hard As Hoof nail strengthening cream to aid your nails as they bounce back from your nervous chewing, peeling, and picking during The Very Bad Week.

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    Promising review: "Amazing! My nails have transformed and have NEVER been this healthy-looking and strong. This is a must-have product. You will see results in about a month of daily application." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94.

    Enjoy your helpful products and don't worry! This feeling won't last forever!

    The WB

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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