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    34 Products I Think Were Solely Designed To Make Your Life Easier

    "I wish I had more products that made my life more difficult" — said no one ever.

    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 dishwasher cleaning tablet you just pop inside the machine and run it through a cycle like normal. While that's happening, grab a pair of UV-protection glasses and brace yourself for how shiny your appliance is going to be when you open it... haha just kidding... unless?!

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    These tablets remove odor-causing residue and help get rid of lime and mineral build-up that naturally occurs inside dishwashers. The tablet is designed to last throughout the entire wash cycle, and is recommended for use about once a month. These are safe to use in stainless steel tub and plastic tub dishwashers.

    Promising review: "After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and just not getting clean. Then, I became aware that the water softener no longer was doing its job, so I had the rental company replace it. Dishwasher performance improved somewhat. I decided to do two more loads before deciding to purchase a new one. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh in a magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. When it came, I tossed one of the tablets into the bottom of the full machine, and ran the regular cycle. I did not expect the results I got! My glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I will use this faithfully on a monthly basis, as recommended. I can even put it on my subscribe and save order, so I will get a new pack every six months. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $4.26.

    2. A jewelry cleaning pen so you don't have to spend time and energy changing out of your pajamas just to go pay someone else to shine your beloved treasures.

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    Promising review: "I was so excited to see the huge difference in how clean my jewelry looked. The cleaning process took less than five minutes and now it sparkles like new!" —Jackie_X

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    3. A hair finishing stick for putting fussy, fly away hairs in their rightful place — neatly styled with the rest of your hair, of course!

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    It's made of all natural ingredients and is suitable for all hair colors!

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    4. Water bottle cleaning tablets to get your beloved drinking vessel back to the condition it was in when you first fell in love with it at the store. I, for one, don't feel like taking a brush and soap and scrubbing away, and I'm going to make a fair assumption that you don't want to either.

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    Tablets are biodegradable, chlorine-free, all-natural, and environmentally safe. They're individually packaged, and don't require any additional brushing or scrubbing. Good for use on stainless steel bottles, mugs, hydration reservoirs, coolers, dishes, and hard-to-clean plastic containers and bottles.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. A bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. 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 pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    5. A pet hair roller because everything about our little fluffy friends is absolutely perfect except for the fact that their fur and hair gets on everything we own. But we still love them, right?

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    Promising review: "Where has this been all my crazy cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes but this is the only product that has ever COMPLETELY removed all the cat hair from my bed. I have a long-haired 20 pound tabby and if you run your hands up his back a few times and fling the hair everywhere, it looks like it's snowing – he never stops shedding no matter what I do. After using the ChomChom, I can put on a black dress and roll around on my bed and not get a single hair on me. It's absolutely amazing. Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don't have a pet. I don't care; it's THAT good." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    6. An oral liquid tartar, which is basically like mouthwash for your doggo. You simply add to your pup's water so it can help reduce plaque and bacteria and make their breath smell less yucky.

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    Promising review: "My dog's molars were turning black and he had a ton of build up on his canines. In the photo (above), just imagine everywhere you see slight yellow, instead covered in black and brown gunk and hard plaque. His gums were beginning to look inflamed. And, of course, his breath could kill a horse. After one week of constant use (a cap full for every bowl of water) you could see an obvious difference in tooth color. I was blown away. (Why can’t human mouthwash do such a good job on our teeth?) After three weeks, his molars were almost completely clean. After a couple months of use, the plaque on his canines was soft enough to brush some of it off, which was totally impossible before. Plaque covered the canine approximately 70%. Obviously that's no longer the case. Idk what insane solvent this is made of, but it keeps his gross mouth clean as a whistle. Now I don’t have to worry about my picky princess mutt losing his teeth because he can’t be bothered to chew anything." —BaconPancakes

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A monthly bill planner to help make the task of managing your expenses more organized and manageable. So yes, you can buy a $10 large soy latte with extra foam from the fancy coffee shop down the block, because you were responsible enough to PLAN IT OUT!

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    This book includes an account tracker, a monthly savings tracker, a debt payment log, a check ledger, a monthly budget worksheet, and a weekly and daily expense tracker! Plus, it's lightweight, printed on quality paper, and features a matte craft design cover!

    Promising review: "I really like this planner. I've been saying I’m going to get my life together and get out of debt. So in order to do that, I need to keep track of my budget. I started looking for planners. How can I say I want to budget my money and then turn around and spend $30—$50 on a planner?! Then, I need to get the stickers and the gel pens and... you get my drift. So when I saw this was less than $10, I wasn't sure if it was gonna work for me!!! Boy, was I surprised! It’s super big, and has enough space for me to write. It has my budget for the month, then a page for weekly activity. I can’t say enough good things about it. It’s thick, not thin like a $1 store book — it’s sturdy. Order this and save yourself some money. I can’t wait to order more." —Nia

    Get it from Amazon for $6.89.

    8. Lifting pads you just press down into rug stains — ya know, things from pets, spilled drinks, blood, dirt, and more — keep it there for up to 24 hours, and say adios stains.

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    Promising review: "These things are AMAZING. They are magical. If you have a pet that has accidents in the house, these are a MUST HAVE. After your pet has an accident, all you need to do is open up the packet, place the pad on the accident spot, and then step on the pad to release the magic formula. Leave it there for at least a half an hour or up to 24 hours. Why the discrepancy, you might be asking? Because these pads work on DRIED STAINS. Holla!!!! My puppy has been driving me bonkers with accidents in the house, but I don't sweat it anymore thanks to these pads. They are seriously miracle workers and I will always have a supply of them in my house going forward." —Lisa Koivu

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $24.99.

    9. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet so you can stop playing that annoying game of "is this glass in the dishwasher wet because it was just run through a wash cycle or because someone just drank from it?"

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    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 $4.93.

    10. A mini food processor to make chopping and grinding up ingredients for all of your recipes super fast and simple. Because why should you have to do any of that by hand?

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    Includes the housing base, a four-cup work bowl with a handle, a reversible slicing/shredding disc, a metal blade ring, a blade sheath, a cover with a feed tube and pusher, a user manual, and an 18-month limited warranty!

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty line, exclusively at HSN for $39.99 (available in three colors).

    11. Charcoal shoe deodorizers that'll get your stinky footwear smelling fresh in a pinch.

    Amazon

    These can be reused for up to two years! Read our write-up of these miracle shoe deodorizers.

    Promising review: "My boyfriend has those toe shoes that you don't wear socks with, and after a couple years of use and several attempts to sanitize them with spray or wash them, we banished them into bags in the corner of a storage unit. They're expensive shoes, so we were very hesitant to throw them out. I saw these online and thought maybe we could rescue the shoes. Let me tell you about these shoes. If you touch them, your hand is instantly tainted with a smell that could get you exiled from society. We held our breath, opened the bags containing the shoes, stuck these in there, and ran out of the room. A couple of days later we got them out, and they didn't smell! We spent $10 and resurrected $100+ shoes." —Cindy

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.95.

    12. A rapid egg cooker so you don't have to waste your precious time standing over the stove waiting for your eggs to finish cooking. I own this, and lemme tell ya, it's a pretty wonderful thing being able to watch Netflix and not keep a hawk-eye view on my omelette in the mornings.

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    When I tell you that I think this is one of my all-time favorite purchases ever, I'm not EGGagerating.... but really, I'm not. I pretty much use this every single day. Let me start by saying that the pieces themselves were self-explanatory. I opened this when I was VERY hungry and therefore had no patience to read an instruction manual, and found it super quick to figure out what to do.

    It can boil up to six eggs at a time. It comes with a little measuring cup with a needle at one end that you simply pierce the larger top of the egg with, place the egg on one of the six slots of the tray with the pierced side facing up, fill the measuring cup to the soft, medium, or hard line depending on your preference, pour the water through center hole, cover the cooker, plug it in, and press the button. It makes a sound in the form of a pretty cute (and TBH, kinda catchy) song when it's ready, so you don't have to sit and wait around. This also comes with a poacher tray and an omelet tray that are just as easy to use! I've been on a kick with the omelet tray lately, because it's just a million times better than having to stand over the stove. Be sure to check out our write-up of this awesome egg cooker!

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    13. An internet address and password logbook to help keep track of your important login info for social media, online banking, school portals, and more. Sorry but yourname123 isn't a good password, no matter how easy it is to remember.

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    Promising review: "When we have so many internet addresses and passwords to remember, it gets really hard — especially when you get older and have trouble remembering what silly password you gave something. And, we are supposed to change or update passwords from time to time, so this is a great tool to help us do that. It certainly makes more sense than scribbling on a random piece of paper on your desk and then misplacing it. The trick, however, is to not misplace the book! I HIGHLY recommend this!!" —Carole P

    Get it from Amazon for $6.33.

    14. Bluapple that helps to preserve the freshness of your produce by up to THREE MONTHS. Just toss it in the crisper drawer and stop tossing your fruits and veggies in the garbage sooner than you anticipated.

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    Promising review: "These REALLY work! We have to move them away from our fresh fruit so it would ripen! My produce is lasting at least three times as long without spoilage. This is a great product, and I have already bought many as gifts. They don't seem to work on tomatoes, but they are great with bananas, apples, kiwi, pears, grapes, plums, peaches, lettuces, mushrooms, and many more fruits and vegetables." —Jacki

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $18.26.

    15. A dish squeegee to help clean leftover food remnants from dishes quickly, and helps to reduce the amount of water needed to clean.

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    This is BPA-free and dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "If you have ever had to repair or replace a garbage disposal, then I am sure you have been lectured on basically only allowing crumbs to fall into the disposal. This dish squeegee makes prepping dishes for a dishwasher or sink washing a breeze. I hold the dish over the trash can and after a few swipes, the dish is ready for washing. In comparison to using a paper towel, it saves you money, helps protect the environment, and keeps your fingers free from gunk." —She Who Reads

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    16. A plant food spike that'll keep your plants fed for up to two months!

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    It's recommended to change the spikes every 30 days during the spring and summer months!

    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don't flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.98.

    17. Non-stick oven liners to catch things like crumbs and other food particles/residue, so all you have to do is clean these liners and not the oven itself.

    Amazon

    Comes with three! These are PFOA-, and BPA-free, and works well in electric and gas ovens, microwaves, toasters, and can also be used as a grill or baking mat, or pan liner. They're non-stick, reusable, can withstand temperatures of up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, and dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I love these liners. When stuff drips, I can just take it out and clean it in my sink in soapy water or throw it in the dishwasher. Don't have to scrub the bottom of the oven. Just remove the liner carefully. Less need to turn on the self-cleaning feature and endure the smells and smoke that are emitted as part of that process. The worst is usually the floor of the oven and this minimizes the problem." —wifi-er

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $13.99.

    18. A pill keeper that'll make managing your pills easier than constantly having to set alarms on your phone. Just separate them by day and times of day, and carry your portable pill plate around.

    Amazon

    Includes seven portable trays — one for each day of the week, divided into four sections: morning, noon, evening, and bedtime.

    Promising review: "This pill box is exactly what I was looking for. I take several medications a day and this helps keep me organized and makes it very easy to see whether I remembered to take them or not. I also love that if I go away for a weekend, it is very convenient to take the pill boxes for the days that you will be gone." —Tabatha Cumer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.42.

    19. Divider sticky notes to make the task of writing down important lessons and assignments in class or work simple for even the messiest of note-takers.

    Amazon

    These dividers use water-based, not chemical-based adhesive.

    Promising review: "These babies are pretty sturdy and they make putting notes in a book, planner, magazine, or whatever, a complete breeze. I really like the ease of these and if you are creative you can make these work for any project. I use them in my textbooks to summarize my notes on a chapter. I also have short-term memory loss after a car accident, and I like reading novels, but can't remember things, so I use one of these as a bookmark, and take a few minutes to jot down key things from the book. I really, really, really like these and I am glad they exist." —Delaney

    Get a pack of 60 from Amazon for $5.70.

    20. A clip-on colander that'll make draining the liquid from the pot and pan incredibly easy and preparing dinner a lot less messy.

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    Designed to fit almost all round pots, pans, and bowls! It's compact and easy-to-store. Plus, it's BPA-free, FDA-approved, made of top-quality silicone, and dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "After many years of failing to drain skillets and pots by using a lid, I searched for and bought this guy. Wow! I can't believe I lived without this for so long. It's a dream to drain water from pasta, and grease from meat. No slippage, and it works great. Just need to be a little careful if you've got a lot of food in the pot/pan, as some of it can escape over the top, but the use of a spoon to keep it at bay works well." —R. Higgins

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three colors).

    21. An induction cooktop you can pair then control with an app for incredibly precise cooking and even heating.

    Macy's

    Features dual precision temperature tracking, which helps take the guess work out of cooking! The cooktop is made of plastic/glass, and it's recommended to wipe clean!

    Promising review: "This is a nice cooktop with efficient cooking and multiple speeds of cooking. I had never used an induction cooktop, and I am amazed with the efficiency in which it heats up. I would definitely recommend this to anyone needing an excellent portable cooktop." —Cincocinco

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $149.99.

    22. A winged eyeliner stamp so you don't have to waste time during your makeup routine trying to nail the perfect cat eye. Just stamp it on and go, go, gooooo!

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Read a BuzzFeeder's experience with this fabulous winged eyeliner stamp (#3).

    Promising review: "I just want to make my morning routine as easy as possible. I love winged liner, but I don’t have the steady hand for it without mistakes. This makes the perfect and consistent wing every time. Love it!." —Julie B

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    23. A brown sugar bear you just soak in water for 20 minutes and then place in brown sugar to help it soften. We don't wanna see you have to chuck your hardened brown sugar just because you haven't used it in a while.

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    Promising review: "After multiple containers for my brown sugar and continuously throwing my brown sugar away due to giant hard lumps, I began to wonder why our brown sugar never lumped as a child. That's when I remembered a weird brown bear in our sugar, After a quick Google search I found this! I soaked it in water for 30 minutes and then added to my lumpy brown sugar...two days later there is not a single lump in my sugar! Yay!" —Sneezeloaf

    Get it from Amazon for $5.74.

    24. A silicone drain protector to catch hair before it even has the chance to clog your drains. This means not having to call a plumber, not having to take off work to wait for the plumber to arrive at your place, not having to spend half your paycheck on the plumber fixing your clogged drains... I think you get the point.

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    Promising review: "After tossing away quite a few cheapo drain protectors that became dingy over time no matter how I soaked and scrubbed them, I decided to splurge on this OXO silicone drain protector. I've been very impressed! It's tall enough to fit easily over my pop-up drain and (even without suction cups) the weighted top keeps it in place. I have medium-length hair and seem to shed almost as much as my cat, but the drain protector catches it all and is easily removed and tossed away. Best of all, in my case, the silicone hasn't held onto mildew or mold — I have been able to spray and wipe away any grime with very little effort. It looks like this drain protector will last a very long time. This has been a very worthy purchase for the few dollars more!" —Suneimi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.48.

    25. A toilet cleaner system you install once and then let it automatically keep your bowl clean! It's recommended to add a new refill tablet every three months.

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    Promising review: "I’ve been using this for probably 10 years now. Back in the day when I was married, my now ex-wife insisted on hiring a cleaning service. The cleaning lady commented that she never had to do much to our toilets because our bowls were the cleanest of her clients. I’ve installed these in all the places I’ve lived, because it keeps the bowls clean, it doesn’t harm the parts in the tank (important now that I’m a homeowner again), and there’s really no smell. Sometimes I catch a slight scent of bleach, but that’s it. This stuff is the bomb — I guess that’s why it’s called Kaboom! I think some of the reviewers are dropping refill tablets directly into the tank, that’s why they’re complaining about the smell and dissolving parts. Trust me, you do not want to inhale any tablet dust when you’re replacing tablets. There’s a reason they come in such a thick wrapper — they’re potent. I imagine if you dropped them in the tank the house would smell and parts in the tank would corrode." —Paul G.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.93.

    26. Cable clips so you can prevent all your wires from getting into twisted, knotted messes that make you wish you lived in pre-technological times... our ancestors in pre-historic times didn't have to deal with untangling their laptop chargers from their iPhone chargers from their Alexa device wires.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was looking for a creative solution of how to route and secure cables from two AC Power Adapters on a recording cart I use on film location. A magazine review led me to a competitor's cable organizers similar to Blue Key World's Cable Clips that were cheaper, but I decided to pass on them. Why? Poor consumer reviews. I kept looking and finally came across Blue Key World's Cable Clips. They cost more, but look carefully and you'll see they have the highest customer ratings. That speaks volumes to me. So I ordered three packs for my audio cart. These are an incredible product! You've got to give it up for a company like Blue Key World that continually strives to make their product better and whose goal is consumer satisfaction. In a world where far too many people confuse cost (cheaper is better) and value, I am here to tell you that these Cable Clips are an amazing value (superior quality is always better because they last longer and do the job right). I can't recommend them highly enough." —Hardcore Harley

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.97.

    27. A Spatty Daddy set for ensuring those precious remnants of things like food and makeup stuck in the hard-to-reach crevices of the jar aren't going to waste.

    @thespatty / Via instagram.com, Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    These are FDA- and USDA-approved, and BPA-free, and can fit into virtually any bottle. Plus, they're made of sturdy, resilient, and flexible material, and they're dishwasher-safe! Check out our write-up of the incredible Spatty Daddy!

    Promising review: "So worth it! I'm so happy with it. You will definitely save money using this. I think about how much I could have saved if this was invented 30 years ago. I mostly use it for small makeup jars. I tested out the longer one on a 18 oz. lotion and it worked fine. Some reviews complain about not being able to get every curve and corner of their container... oh please! You get so much more than you would without it." —Liz

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.70+ (available in two colors).

    28. Bed sheet clips to ensure your sheets actually stay in place, no matter how all over the place you are in your sleep.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My husband turns a lot in his sleep and has always woken up with the fitted sheet halfway off his side of the bed. Bought these and we have NEVER once had to adjust the sheet in the morning! These are amazing! A tip for putting them on: lay the fitted sheet on top of the bed with the corners inside out (flipped up, off the mattress). Then attach these bands to each of the corners and tighten the bands. Once they are all clamped and tightened, THEN flip the corners onto the mattress. We have a pillow top 10" thick king mattress and this is the best method to get these on. Hope that helps!" —LindseyB

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    29. A wine stain remover so you can sit back, relax, and ENJOY your red wine without having any fear whatsoever about what might happen if a spill occurs.

    amazon.com

    Works on both fresh and dry stains, with no need for bleach or phosphates. It also works on coffee, blood, ink, fruit punch, sauces, red medicine, and pet accidents. Plus, it has a fresh citrus scent! Can also be used on hard surfaces to remove latex paint, graffiti, and degrease surfaces.

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. It has a fantastic citrus scent. This takes care of any stain so fast and efficiently, it's become a party trick. I have seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate how great it is to a friend once. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has lasted us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." —Melanie Nolen

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    30. An Angry Mama microwave cleaner to get mad at you like a mother would, because how in the heck did you let your microwave get to this point? But hey, she's a mama, and in the end she's gonna clean up the mess you made because she loves you too much to let you do it all on your own.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This little device is great. Super simple. Fill to the lines with vinegar and water, nuke for seven minutes, let sit for two minutes, then wipe clean. My embarrassingly super gross microwave wiped completely clean with a couple paper towels. Highly recommend." —UglyPetty

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    31. Nerdwax for keeping your glasses perched up on your face where they belong, and not slipping off.

    Nerdwax

    Helps to wipe off surface oils from glasses. It can last one hour to all day depending on how much you apply, and a single tube of Nerdwax can last for about six to eight months.

    Promising review: "MUST DO TIP: There are a lot of complaints about the wax not sticking or going on. You MUST remove all traces of oil from the glasses first. The best way to do this is to use the pre-moistened glasses wipes that you can get from pretty much anywhere. If you don't have those, use water and a dry paper towel. If there is even a small trace of oil, the wax won't go on.

    Once the glasses are prepped and cleaned, the wax goes on perfectly, with little effort. I find that it works very well too. My only complaint would be that it doesn't last all day for me, because I have pretty oily skin. But it's still way better than constantly pushing my glasses up all day long!" —Pickles

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    32. Slow cooker liners so you can line your slow cooker with one of these babies before putting in your ingredients to make clean-up super fast and simple.

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    These liners are BPA-free, safe with high temps., and are FDA-compliant. These fit 3–8 quart round or oval slow cookers. They also work well for keeping your cheesecakes dry in a water bath.

    Promising review: "I just purchased a slow cooker, so I ordered these liners. Man, am I glad I did! I used one to cook a whole chicken and then filled it with water to make stock once we finished eating the chicken. The liner held up to making the stock, water to the near top of the cooker, for 15 hours. Once I dipped the stock and bones out of it, all I had to do was gather the liner together at the top and throw it away. The cooker was spotless!! I had also cooked the chicken for eight hours. So, the liner held up for 23 hours of cooking without ripping at all. I am very pleased and will use them every time I use my slow cooker." —Linda Williams

    Get them from Amazon for $2.94/six or $5.88/12, or $28.59/48.

    33. A microwave pasta maker that'll make it super easy to get a big bowl o' carbs after a long day. No stove, no stress!

    amazon.com

    It yields up to four servings at a time, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I don't want to get all gushy over a pasta maker, but man... I really love this gizmo! I try to limit my monthly food expenditures, and the Fasta Pasta helps me work in at least one inexpensive pasta meal every week, if not more. First of all, I like spaghetti, but I'm lazy and impatient and don't like things that take a long time to make, with a bunch of steps, and a big clean up afterward. The Fasta Pasta is perfect for me. I get the exact amount of correctly measured spaghetti; it's faster than boiling water in a big pot then having to watch and stir the pasta; the pasta comes out perfectly cooked every time and the cleanup is a snap. No big pot, no colander, no spaghetti fork to lift out the pasta. Just the easy-to-clean Fasta Pasta, and a pot to heat up the sauce. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!" —Smilin Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    34. Blind spot mirrors so you can spend less time perfecting your parallel park and more time getting out of your car and doing the darn thing you came TO DO.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought these for mine and my mom's car a while back ago and these little things are great. Since I got my license I've hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I'm currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind, and it's helpful when I parallel park in the city." —Mariam Abass

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $5.97 (available in three shapes).

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