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    Updated on Oct. 4, 2020. Posted on Sep. 30, 2020

    20 Mini-Sized Products That’ll Make You Wanna Ditch The Full-Sized Version

    Bigger isn't always better.

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    1. An ultrasonic humidifier shaped like a lightbulb that's about the size of your palm, so it's easier to move around the house than larger humidifiers. It'll run for about six hours before it needs refilling, and it comes with decorations for you to create a little landscape inside of it.

    Two llghtbulb shaped humidifiers giving off steam with little palm trees in them
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    You can choose whether you want it to cycle through seven colours, or keep it locked on one colour.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.29.

    2. Or a portable essential oil diffuser that's smaller than a smartphone and also easily portable. It has two light modes, two mist modes, and will automatically shut off when the tank is empty, so you don't have to worry about it overheating.

    An essential oil diffuser with a blue light giving off mist
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    Make sure you pick up some essential oils!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $37.99+ (available in two colours).

    3. A lightbox that'll help you decorate your space with sassy phrases or words of encouragement. It's about the size of a piece of A5 paper, so it won't take up as much space as bigger lightboxes. You can choose how you want your sign to be lit — either with a classic white, one of the colours of the rainbow, or a rotation of all of the colours.

    A lightbox with a pink light that says home sweet home
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    It has a storage container for the extra letters at the back of the box, so you'll never misplace them. It can be powered with batteries (not included) or a micro USB (included).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    4. A Magic 8 ball that'll help you answer the questions to life's most burning questions. It's less than 4 cm tall, so you can toss it in your pocket or bag for decision-making help when you're on the go. Just give it a shake and it'll let you know if your crush likes you back or not (I'll keep my fingers crossed for you!).

    A Magic 8 ball is held between two fingers
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    5. A retro-style handheld Tetris game that'll take you back to the days of playing arcade games at the mall. It'll give you the arcade experience from the comfort of your couch, without actually having a full-sized machine at home.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.75.

    6. A teeny waffle maker that has over 33,000 five-star reviews. It creates waffles that are smaller than your palm (the perfect size when you need a little snack), and the machine itself takes up much less space than a giant Belgian waffle maker.

    A mini waffle maker making a waffle
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    Reviewers say you can also use it to make omelettes, chaffles (a waffle made of cheese and eggs), and fruit pastries.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    7. A set of five adorable kitchen utensils that are each 20 cm long and made of durable silicone. They're great for junior chefs who are learning their way around the kitchen or for people with limited storage space.

    A set of mini utensils laid out with cookies on a cutting board
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    It comes with a pair of tongs, a spoonula, a slotted spatula, a spatula, and a whisk.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.04+ (available in three colours).

    8. A toaster oven that'll save precious space on your counter. Unlike the clunkier versions, this one can easily be tucked away into a drawer or cabinet. It comes with a toasting tray, a rack, and has a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning.

    A small toaster oven with a pie cooking in it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $50.38+ (available in four colours).

    9. A percolator and travel mug that’ll replace that bulky coffee machine you have, since this one is only 25 cm tall. Just slide the mug into the brewing base, open the top of the percolator, add your grounds and water, and bam! Easy coffee to go, just like that.

    A percolator with a travel mug getting coffee percolated into it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.99 (available in two colours).

    10. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker that's small enough to slip into your pocket and has over 7,000 five-star reviews. It has a powerful bass that you might not expect from something so tiny, and reviewers say the small size makes it great to take on hikes and trips.

    A little Bluetooth speaker being held between two fingers
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    It also comes with a travel case and a clip to attach to backpacks.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.99+ (available in two colours).

    11. A set of ballpoint pens that'll add some colour to your agenda or journal. They're about half the size of regular pens, so they'll free up some space in your pencil case.

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    Get a pack of ten from Amazon Canada for $12.60.

    12. A set of pill-shaped fluorescent highlighters you can use to mark passaged in your textbooks, or important events in your calendar. They're smaller than your pinky finger and have sassy lil' faces that are sure to make you smile, unlike their plain full-sized counterpart.

    Amazon Canada / Via amazon.ca

    Get a set of six from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    13. A battery-powered vacuum that’ll fit right in your hand. It'll pick up all of the dirt and crumbs scattered over your work station, and it's more convenient than busting out the full vacuum to deal with little messes. When you're done, just pop it open and throw the debris into your garbage can.

    A tiny desk vacuum picking up dirt and debris
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    Reviewers say it's also great for cleaning pet hair off of the couch.

    Make sure you pick up some AA batteries.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.95 (available in two colours).

    14. A portable book light that's small enough to fit in your pocket. It’ll keep your page illuminated during late-night reading sessions and can be swivelled and bent in any direction. Best of all, you won't have to get out of bed while you're all snuggly and warm to turn off an overhead light.

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    It’s USB recharageable, so you won’t need to worry about batteries.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    15. A dozen LED lights that'll help you to not stub your toes when you get up in the middle of the night. Each light is about the size of an egg and transitions through the colours of the rainbow. Since they don't need to be plugged in like nightlights and lamps, you can easily move them around the house, like setting them up for a little date night ambience.

    Three colourful nightlights illuminate a newspaper and wine glasses
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    Each light will last for about 120 hours on a single battery that comes included.

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $13.95.

    16. A Fujifilm Instax Mini instant camera that's slightly larger than your hand. It's more compact than the original Fujifilm camera, which makes it easier to carry around and snap fun moments. It'll automatically adjust to the correct exposure and it has a little mirror that'll help you take the perfect selfie.

    A Fujifilm camera on a cloth with two pictures and playing cards
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    Two AA batteries come included. Make sure you pick up some film!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $89.99.

    17. A duo of makeup brushes that are half the size of regular makeup brushes, which makes them easy to throw in your bag for touchups on the go. The tapered brush can be used to swipe on powders while the flat brush will help you apply liquid and cream products evenly and without caking.

    Two makeup brushes one with a flat head and one with tapered bristles
    Amazon Canada / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    18. A hair straigtener that’s roughly the size of your hand, which will save precious real estate space in your bathroom. The ceramic-coated plates will quickly heat up to 200°C, so you can get to styling in no time.

    A hair straightener the size of someones palm
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    It comes in a velvet carrying case that'll keep it safe when you're travelling.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    19. A teeny-tiny fridge that's small enough to move around your apartment, but big enough to store six cans of soda. You can use it to keep your holy grail skin products chilled, which can help preserve ingredients like probiotics and keep them effective for longer. It can also be switched from cool to warm, so you can heat up handtowels or pillowcases when you want to feel extra snuggly.

    A mini fridge sits on a desk
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    It plugs into wall outlets and even cigarette lighters in vehicles.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $76.63+ (available in five colours).

    20. And lastly, a vibrating massager made of medical-grade silicone. It's smaller than the palm of your hand, which makes it easy to pop in your bag to take the fun with you, unlike full-sized wands that can be bulky. It has ten vibration modes that'll tickle your sweet spot and give you toe-curling orgasms.

    A tiny massage wand vibrator
    Amazon Canada / Via amazon.ca

    It comes in discreet packaging and recharges by USB.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28.69.

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