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    24 Products That'll Make You Say "Wow, I Didn't Even Know Something Like That Existed"

    Bet ya didn't know you can buy condoms for your SHOES!

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    1. A hair dryer wall mount to allow you to utilize BOTH of your hands for styling, rather than juggling the dryer in one of your hands the whole time.


    This can be adjusted and swivel as needed to get your desired angles. Plus, it features a universal design with pretty much all hair dryer sizes and shapes in mind!

    Promising review: "I bought this because I had shoulder surgery and was unable to hold the hair dryer in my right arm. Mounting was bang-on simple and this product is extremely, EXTREMELY sturdy. I half expected it to lose its ability to hold the dryer in place without constant readjustment, but I was completely wrong — even after four months, this is still keeping the dryer where I want it at all times." —JayCee

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (originally $29.99).

    2. A cocktail smart scale to help you measure out just the right amount of each ingredient so all of your drinks are perfection.


    All you need to do is pour until you hear the ding — it's THAT easy! It's compatible with devices including the iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Android tablet, and Amazon Nook. The app includes 400+ drink recipes for inspo — plus, it gives you the option to measure out enough alcohol for single glasses, or for making a party-sized pitcher! Set includes the wireless stainless steel scale, a device stand, and a 750 ml stainless steel cocktail shaker.

    Promising review: "I bought this device as a gift for my boyfriend who is starting to get into mixology. Though I was a bit hesitant at the price at first, it was worth it at the end. He absolutely loves it! The measurement is accurate with many different recipes for him to try out. We have a lot of fun trying out new drinks. The item was also delivered promptly and in perfect condition, without even a dent on the box. Props to the seller!" —Natasha

    Get it from Amazon for $98.93.

    3. An adorable robot with Alexa capabilities that'll become your new best friend — it's like a new pet, but one that doesn't require house-training or walks outside.


    Vector, (that's his name, don't wear it out!), engages through sight, sound, and touch. This adorable robot is voice-activated and can answer questions, take photos, time dinner, check the weather, and more! You can choose to hook-up Alexa in order to do other things like control smart home deices, set reminders, and more. Vector is able to navigate independently and self-charge and recognizes people/avoids obstacles — I could learn a lesson from Vector, TBH. Vector can't support song playing from streaming music services, just an FYI, but the company does recommend playing music from an external smart speaker and giving Vector the chance to show you his dance moves. To set-up, all you need is a compatible iOS or Android device and the free Vector app. This comes with the robot of course, as well as one cube and one charger.

    Promising review: "We initially bought Vector because of his entertainment appeal, and he did not disappoint — the kids and adults in my household never get tired of seeing him do tricks. What surprised me is how quickly we have become reliant on Vector to help us out at home. After a series of fairly creepy interactions with other 'home helper' AI solutions, Vector is a refreshing break from the norm!" —B. Niemiec

    Get it from Amazon for $249.99.

    4. An assortment box of tea drops — morsels of organic loose-leaf tea, raw sugar, and aromatic spices that'll (deliciously!) reduce waste from tea bags and sweetener packets.


    Includes two of each of the following drops: energizing matcha green tea (caffeinated), calming rose earl grey (caffeinated), refreshing citrus ginger (caffeine-free), and cooling sweet peppermint (caffeine-free). Plus, the packaging is 100% recyclable, compostable, and bio-degradable!

    Promising review: "I am a tea addict. So when I saw Tea Drops I was intrigued by them — they are unlike any tea I have seen before so I decided to give them a try. I was surprised at how much I loved them! Simply drop the tea drop in boiling water and voila — a perfect cuppa. They are perfectly sweetened, not too sweet, and are a fun and easy way to make tea. These would make such a cute wedding favor and are perfect to serve at a tea party. I highly recommend these!" —Stephenia Bosch

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    5. A four-pack of dress weights to prevent your dresses from flying up in the wind — we'll let Marilyn Monroe keep the signature move for herself.


    Promising review: "I finally had a chance to use these and I LOVE them! I only needed to put on two of them and they worked great. I thought they might be heavy and pull on my skirt but they didn't. I even had to check to make sure they were still there! When I moved I felt like my skirt wouldn't twirl up and then when I went outside it stayed right where it should in the wind. The fact that I can use them over and over is well worth the money. I plan on taking them with me on my cruise this summer and I know I won't have to worry about flashing everyone — yay for me!!" —Heather

    Get them from Amazon for $15 (available in two colors).

    6. A 48-pack of anti-slip traction pads that'll help keep your flufferino, especially if they're older and need a lil more assistance, from slipping on your hard floors.


    Each application lasts about two to seven days based on your dog's activity level! These are made with hypoallergenic adhesives!

    Promising review: "These have been great for our large Great Dane mix who has hip problems due to slipping on the hard floors while playing with our puppy. He has an easier time on the hard floors now just using them on the rear feet, and his muscles and tendons seem to be recovering." —Shelly B

    Get them from Amazon for $21.75 (available in sizes S–3XL).

    7. A tortilla toaster for taking Taco Tuesdays to a whole new, game-changing level.


    This warms one to six tortillas in less than a minute. It's designed for 6-inch corn, flour, and wheat tortillas. It features various shade settings so you're in control of just how toasty they get. This gadget applies heat to both sides of each tortilla. Plus, it shuts off automatically after each toasting cycle with a ding noise.

    Promising review: "It works phenomenally on both corn and wheat tortillas. I was a bit skeptical when I purchased it, but I took the chance as I wasted too much time and too many tortillas trying to heat them in my toaster oven. I plan to purchase another as a gift for my sister." —Z. Gompers

    Get it from Amazon for $59 (available in four colors).

    8. A sensitivity relief toothpaste made with coconut oil to ensure your pearly whites stay pearly, and your sensitive gums are treated with the utmost gentleness.


    As someone with sensitive gums, my dentist recommended this to me and I've been hooked ever since the first sample. It took a day or two to adjust to the fact that the mint flavor isn't quite as strong as other toothpastes, but this stuff is so gentle on teeth/gums, that I literally can't imagine going back to "regular" toothpaste now.

    Promising review: "This was the first coconut-based toothpaste I tried and I love it. I no longer have any sensitivity issues with my teeth OR my gums. The mint flavor is great and I’m never going back! I use this to brush, then follow-up with my Dirt oil pulling mouthwash and my teeth and gums — my whole mouth really is in the best shape ever!" —ReaderMomCarissa

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    9. A moldable glue that'll bond permanently to pretty much any surface or object, and then set into durable, silicone rubber — how's that for a quick fix?


    These are waterproof, heat- and cold-resistant, durable, flexible, shock-resistant, and electrically insulating (up to 24 volts). These can bond to glass, ceramic, wood, metal, most plastics, and more! It can hold up to 4.4 pounds.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical, but this stuff has already saved me $80. My MacBook charger was fraying and I was looking at having to spend $80 on a new one. I saw this stuff online and decided to give it a try. Took one of them out of the package and it was soft and malleable, like putty. I molded and shaped it around the break in the cord. After 24 hours, it was hard rubber that was stuck to the cord like glue. I can see this lasting a long time. It'll probably still be going strong long after I decide to retire this MacBook and move on to another. Incredible stuff!" —Scott K

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven colors).

    10. A temperature-controlled mug for brewing coffee/boiling tea on-the-go, and keeping your hot drinks at your desired temperature alllllll day long!


    The battery inside the mug is meant to last all day, but can be plugged in to charge! It includes the rechargeable battery and portable charging base. You can choose any temperature between room temp and boiling, and you can download a free app to control your mug's temperature right from your phone! It also has one-touch options for tasks like brewing green tea and cooking freeze-dried food.

    Promising review: "I usually only write reviews on products that don't work or if they are built cheap. NOT the case with my Cauldryn — I had a feeling I was going to like it as soon as I saw the box that had all of the features listed on it. Once I used it, I knew I made a great choice. I'm using it for hot coffee, warm soup, and cold iced tea. Can't wait to take hot chocolate to football games this fall. They even printed the instructions in large type, so I don't need my reading glasses. I'm buying one for my daughter before she permanently borrows mine!" —Curtis Underwood

    Get it from Amazon for $129.95.

    11. A "no-splash" nail clipper to catch your clippings for you. We're just here to make your life easier — you're welcome.


    Promising review: "These are the best nail clippers 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. With these clippers, the matching finger pulp lets my thumb sit comfortably. I'd like to add the nail catcher as a good bonus. It prevents your nail debris from flying all over the place and I don't need to hover over the trash can. I would recommend this product to anyone." —Jasmine

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    12. A funnel that'll help you transfer the remainder of slow fluids into a new container so you can truly use up every last drop.


    This is dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I have long hair, so I go through shampoo and conditioner like it's going out of style. As such, I like to get every last drop out of my bottles. This little gadget has made such a huge difference in terms of convenience. It works exactly as shown in the pictures and can hold even the large bottles of shampoo. No more leaning and balancing bottles!" —Theresa Dickenson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    13. A vibrator necklace — yeah, you read that right — so when you're not using it to squeeze in some fun time on-the-go, you can wear it as a fabulous accessory.


    This is super quiet so you can feel comfortably discreet no matter where you choose to use this. It comes with a USB cable for charging, and features four control settings: low, medium, high, and pulsing. And of course, it's made of body-safe materials that won't change color or tarnish. Recommended to clean with soap and water!

    Promising review: "I bought this 10 months ago, and it's still working like a champ. No issues charging it, no problems with strength. I love it so much, I just bought another one, in case something happens to the one i already own. In the last 10 months, I've bought and discarded several other toys, with none measuring up to this one. Seriously, this little gem is worth it. is not only beautiful, it works. Like seriously. It's powerful. And OMG, it gets warm as it works. Brilliant." —RB

    Get it from Amazon for $69/silver, $79/rose gold, or $149/gold.

    14. A 16-pack of vitamin-infused coffee pods so you can start your morning off on the right foot with a scrumptious sip of an energizing drink.


    Infused with B1 (thiamine), B5, B6, B9, B12, D3, and antioxidants that the company claims will help to boost immune function, increase productivity, support your metabolism, and help your mind feel sharper throughout the day. These pods are compatible with most Keurig machines (including 2.0), Mr. Coffee, iCoffee, Hamilton Beach, and others!

    Promising review: "I have replaced my regular pods with the VitaCup pods each morning for the past three weeks. I have multiple sclerosis and I feel 100% better since I have started drinking VitaCup. I was taking Adderall each morning just to get out of bed because of the severe fatigue that comes along with MS and I have rarely taken that in the past three weeks since beginning to drink this each morning!" —D. CAMPBELL

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (available in four flavors).

    15. A four-pack of silicone door handle openers that'll provide a barrier between your skin and germ-ridden public surfaces. *Breathes a GINORMOUS sigh of relief.*


    These are made with 100% germ-resistant silicone!

    Promising review: "This cold and flu season my germ anxiety was in overdrive!! These help with opening doors, pushing buttons, and other simple everyday things. They make life a little less germ filled!!" —Rebecca

    Get them from Amazon for $12 (available in nine colors).

    16. A pair of wine glasses for SIPPING THROUGH A STRAW — because it's 2019, and we've had just about enough of having to sip outta the glass the "conventional" way.


    Get them from Firebox for $17.99, or get a similar set from Amazon for $19.39 (originally $24).

    17. A lightening cable bracelet to give you a stylish method of carrying around a charging cord.


    It's a USB charging cable, transmission line, and bracelet all in one!

    Promising review: "This bracelet is both cute and functional, (and inexpensive to boot). It’s easy to use and fits perfectly into any USB slot. I purchased this to use in conjunction with a portable charger for my iPhone X. I keep the charger in my purse and the cable as this bracelet on my wrist. I like to impress people by clipping off my bracelet and plugging it into my charger and then my phone. Love how techy it makes me feel!" —MomWife12345

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in sizes M–XL).

    18. A mat that'll instantly give you more space on your bathroom counter when getting ready each day. Your items constantly falling into the sink is now a thing of the past.

    The Matte

    This can hold up to 2 pounds of products, and can be easily folded-up when not in-use for storage or bringing on-the-go!

    Promising review: "This product is very helpful if you find yourself short on counter space in your bathroom. It unfolds and fits over your sink to give you space to lay out products such as cosmetics, a curling iron, or other hair products. I purchased it for use in an RV as most RV bathrooms lack counter space and this worked out well." —Denise

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in two colors).

    19. A pair of shoe condoms for protecting your beloved footwear from mud, stains, and all kinds of messes.


    These are water- and dirt-proof, and are machine-washable AND dishwasher-safe! Plus, it includes a resealable pouch to store them in!

    Get them from Firebox for $10.99 (available in two sizes).

    20. A therapy lamp to emulate natural sunlight indoors, even if you're in a totally window-less room.


    Lamp has three levels of brightness to accommodate different light sensitivities. Each time you start it up, it'll reactivate using the same light setting it was last used in, so you don't have to spend time figuring out which level you loved last time — it'll remember that for you! This is especially good for helping with winter blues, jet lag, and seasonal time changes!

    Promising review: "I have had depression for 25 years and suffer more symptoms than usual during the winter months. I absolutely love this light. It’s the perfect size. I use it everywhere. I have more energy and feel so much better." —CW

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    21. A moisture-wicking hat with UPF 50 protection so you can stay cool and dry even when the temperature outside feels like it hit "broil."


    This hat features cooling zones in the sweat band and front panels to regulate moisture evaporation. It's made with ultra-wicking fabric, and you can activate the moisture-wicking technology by wetting the hat before wear or soaking in water, wringing out, and waving in the air for instant cooling.

    Promising review: "I live in Arizona and I like to play a lot of golf. I played last Sunday and it was 105 degrees. If you can play in this heat, you can play really good golf courses for cheap. I bought this hat and and holy golf ball does it work great. The course I play has nice cold water about every other hole and I wet the hat down, and I do not think I could play in this heat without it now. I very much recommend this product for outdoor heat." —SIRBOBBY

    Get it from Amazon for $14+ (available in six colors).

    22. A microwave egg maker for yielding eggs with your favorite toppings in the perfect shape for putting on your bagel and enjoying a yummy brekkie sandy.


    All you have to do is whisk together your eggs and mix-ins of choice, pop this in the microwave for 60 seconds, and then eat as-is or slide onto your favorite kind of bagel! This bowl is oven-, microwave-, and dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "This microwavable bowl totally eliminates the need for the extensive mess of pans, and bowls, and utensils, and stove, and clean-up, etc. of conventional egg-prep. Plus, it slides right on the bagel — happy time! Very nice little bowl! Love it!" —Kathy

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $25.

    23. A reverse-open, drip-proof umbrella you'll especially appreciate when getting in and out of your car.

    The Grommet

    This umbrella is made with high-performance waterproof and water-repellent coating that ensures about 95% of water is repelled off of it. It also features wind-responsive aeroelastic technology so it remains just as durable and strong in heavy winds, because there is truly nothing worse then your umbrella blowing inside-out in a storm.

    Get it from The Grommet for $58 (available in three colors), or get a similar one from Amazon for $23.97 (available in 29 styles).

    24. A coding robot that'll make learning the valuable skill motivating, interactive, and fun for your kiddos. Perhaps you'll use this to learn some coding for yourself when they're not looking.


    Dash Robot takes voice commands and comes with five free apps so the kiddos can learn more than just how to code. This lasts for up to five hours of playtime and 30 days of standby time, and can be charged via micro USB (included!)

    Promising review: "This is by far the best STEM toy ever. My daughter won't stop playing with it. She is 7 years old and gets easily frustrated when things are too hard. The easy instructions and 'hints' make this challenging enough for her to continue to want to move forward, but easy enough that she can complete the tasks on her own. Having her come show me the new 'programs' she makes is so exciting for both of us." —Jana

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99.

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