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    Sep. 17, 2019

    17 Problem-Solving Products You'll Wish You'd Bought Sooner

    Got small problems? There's (probably) a product for that.

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    We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pair of charcoal deodorizers that can suck the stench and moisture out of your sweaty shoes after a long day on your feet.

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    Plus all you do to re-charge them is set 'em in a bright sunbeam.

    Price: $12.45 for two. Also available in pack of four.

    2. A set of filtered plastic containers to make all your fruit and veggies basically immortal (well, make it stay perfectly fresh for two weeks).

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    Sound too good to be true? Read a BuzzFeeder's full review of the containers.

    Price: $49.99 for three containers. Also available in different sizes.

    3. An anti-friction and and blister stick that'll stop that irritating summer chafe right in its tracks.

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    It's allergen-free and made from plant-derived ingredients. The balm creates an invisible barrier against rubbing caused by clothing, footwear, or skin.

    Price: $13.99. Available in other sizes.

    4. Or a set of anti-chafing thigh bands to let you skip the sticks and powders AND walk in your dresses all day without a single complaint from your legs.

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    A BuzzFeed producer tested four different products for chub rub, and crowned these one of the winners!

    Price: $28.90+. Available in eight sizes and four styles.

    5. This NYX setting spray that'll make the rest of your makeup last through even the sweatiest, most humid days of summer with just a spritz or two.

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    The spray is cruelty-free and vegan.

    Price: $8.50.

    6. A pair of nail clippers to neatly catch your trimmings, instead of catapulting them across your bathroom.

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    It comes with a small nail file on the bottom, so you can DIY a decent basic manicure in no time.

    Price: $35.95.

    7. A charcoal teeth whitener bundle that'll help you get the brightest-white smile of your life (if that's what you want).

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    The bundle includes a tube of activated charcoal and coconut whitening toothpaste, a toothbrush, and a tongue scraper.

    Price: $10.99.

    8. This stainless steel "soap" bar will instantly eliminate the smell of garlic, onion, or seafood from your hands.

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    The bar is made from light-weight, stainless steel. The molecules in the steel bind with the sulfur molecules on your hands, and transfers the molecules, along with the smell, from your hands to the metal. Thanks, Science!

    Price: $17.01.

    9. These thin velvet-flocked hangers that will make extra space in your closet and stop your tank tops from slipping off their hangers.

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    Price: $21.56. Also available in a pack of 50 or 100.

    10. One of these books, which will motivate you to clean out all the stuff you don't need — or at least the clothes you don't wear.

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    Even if you don't take every word they say completely seriously (especially in Marie Kondo's book), they both offer helpful techniques.

    Price: $20.50 for Unf*ck Your Habit and $19.79 for The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up. They are both available for Kindle.

    11. This best-selling automatic brush spinner that makes it easy to actually clean and dry your makeup brushes on the reg.

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    It'll take less than a minute to take your brush from dingy to clean and dry.

    Price: $30.99.

    12. This air-tight bacon tray so you can cook one or two pieces at a time and still keep the rest of the package super fresh.

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    Price: $19.49.

    13. This amusing colouring book that'll help you relax and feel a like you ~made something nice~ even when you had a not-so-great day.

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    Price: $9.90.

    14. 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.

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    It has a stainless steel blade that is 100% rust proof and corrosion resistant.

    Price: $12.99.

    15. A box of smart questions so you can stop forcing awkward conversation at family gatherings or at the dinner table, and actually get to know each other better instead.

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    Price: $30. Also available several other editions that are specifically designed for families, teens, and dinner parties.

    16. A cooling-gel memory-foam pillow for helping anyone who constantly feels hot and sweaty all night, every night.

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    Price: $44.45.

    17. And finally, a 3-pack of hydrocolloid patches that can make some of even the worst pimples disappear literally overnight.

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    These absorb and extract the pus in, well, pustules, those irritating huge pimples that can stick around for too long. You simply put one patch over the pimple at night, then wake up in the morning and peel it off to see all the satisfying gunk that's no longer in your face.

    Price: $14.30 for three packs. Each pack contains 24 patches.

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