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    31 Problem-Solving Products That'll Actually Make 2020 A Little Easier

    Your (small) problems, solved.

    1. A jar of the insanely popular Aztec Secret Bentonite Clay Mask for cleansing your pores and helping banish your acne bit by bit.

    2. A non-stick oven liner that'll be MUCH easier to clean than the charred floor of your oven when your weekend baking experiment gets a little *too* wild.

    3. A pair of charcoal shoe deodorizers that can suck the moisture out of your sweaty shoes after a long day on your feet, making them *much* less hospitable to those bacteria that cause that unwelcome stench.

    4. Or an odour eliminator spray to eradicate stink on pretty much anything that's dealt with lots of dried sweat: shoes, sports equipment, mattresses, gym clothes, and more.

    5. A foam kitchen sponge that seriously lasts for months (and months, and months) on end without getting stinky, no matter how many dishes you wash.

    6. A pack of fizzing cleaning tablets — you drop them into almost any seemingly-permanently-stained travel travel mug, slow cooker, or stainless steel water bottle to banish those stains and slimy build-up, without scrubbing even one little bit.

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

    8. 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.

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

    10. An eyeliner with a wing stamp that reviewers swear actually makes it possible to get a nice, neat, even wings in just a couple of minutes, without being a professional makeup artist.

    11. A pack of 50 slimline hangers because they'll 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.

    12. Did You Feed The Dog, a switch pad to make sure your pups can't ever trick multiple humans into feeding them multiple times in one day.

    13. A drain millipede that will finally help you tackle the hair-and-slime-monster who's been blocking up your sink and shower drains for far too long by extracting it from the depths of your pipes.

    14. And a silicone drain cover to catch every last bit of hair *before* it can even begin to clog up your pipes.

    15. 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.

    16. And a bug bite suction tool — it lets you gently extract at least some of the pesky venom that makes the bite itch, so even if the bite doesn't go away completely, you don't feel such an urge to scratch.

    17. A copy of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (aka Marie Kondo's book) if one of your goals for the new year is to get rid of the stuff you don't need — or even just the clothes you don't wear.

    18. A cutting board with seven mats each labeled for a specific purpose, making it easy to swap out for a clean mat when you're done prepping the beef and want to switch to slicing bread.

    19. A fabric shaver — you shouldn't throw out a sweater, throw, pillow, chair, or any other piece of fabric just because it's started to pill! This easily eliminates those pesky little buggers to make your fabrics look brand new.

    20. A Drop Stop Seat Gap Filler, which fits perfectly around your seatbelt to catch anything that might normally slip through the cracks.

    21. An umbrella to end your search for the best umbrella forever: it's teflon-coated, fortified against rogue wind gusts so it almost never turns inside-out, automatically opens and closes at the touch of a button, weighs less than a pound, and has a lifetime. replacement. guarantee. (No questions asked, no returns necessary).

    22. Some high-fidelity, nearly-invisible earplugs designed to cut down on the decibels during all your favorite concerts (or exercise classes) so your hearing stays protected without completely muffling the music's clarity and sound quality.

    23. A set of two toothpaste squeezers — you paid for every last ounce of that tube, and these will help ya actually use it all.

    24. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet (or one with a unicorn, or one with dogs) so you — and no one you live with — never puts well-rinsed but still-dirty dishes back in the cabinets again.

    25. A dishes squeegee — you'll clean excess food off of plates in half the time it takes to rinse them, *plus* save water in the process.

    26. A set of bedsheet fasteners because TBH there's no need to put up with a fitted sheet that always slips off the mattress in the middle of the night.

    27. A blinds duster that makes this chore extra efficient — it clamps down on two blinds at once, ridding each of dust on top and bottom as you go.

    28. 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.

    29. Some dog nail clippers that almost anyone can use successfully without causing your pup undue distress, because they're sharp enough to actually cut through nails *and* have an adjustable safety stop help avoid cutting them too short.

    30. An oven thermometer because if everything you bake always comes out over- or under-done, it's probably your oven's fault, not yours — this shows you the actual temp, not the temp your oven *thinks* it is.

    31. 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.

    You, starting 2020 off right by solving a few small problems right away:

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