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    33 Useful Things For Anyone Who Lives In A Constant State Of Being Annoyed

    Put your huff and puff away, and let's make life a little easier.

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    1. A dual body moisturizer and hair-growth inhibitor if you've been looking for a way to keep your shaved legs smoother for longer. Made with natural ingredients like shea butter and plant extracts, this formula helps to slow down your cell growth rate.

    Lotion coming out of tube
    Target

    Promising review: "I have PCOS which causes unwanted facial and body hair. I have been using this product for less than three weeks and I have noticed a huge difference in the hair growth. I barely have any stubble now by the end of the day. I was very skeptical of this product when I first ordered it but it really does work! Very pleased with the purchase and will be buying more when I run out." —Jessica Byerly

    Get a 2-pack from Amazon for $21.99.

    2. A hanging car diffuser so you can hide the smell of fast food, gym bags, and your active pup with the natural aromas of eucalyptus, vanilla, or fresh linen!

    the car diffuser hanging from the rearview mirror of a car
    Amber and Wood Co./Etsy

    Amber and Wood Co. is an Indiana-based small fragrance shop handcrafting high-quality aromatic goods for you and your home.

    Promising review: "I love Amber and Wood Co.! The scents are great and the car diffusers last a long time! These are the only car air fresheners I use." —Mackenna Winslow

    Get it from Amber and Wood Co. on Etsy for $8 (available in 23 scents).

    3. A pack of nonslip velvet hangers that'll take up less space in your closet, which means you'll be able to hang more in there. And with swivel hooks, you spend less time fighting your clothes and more time buying new ones.

    reviewer image of a closet organized with light pink velvet hangers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My clothes don't slide off from these velvet hangers and they take up less room in my closet. I got rid of all my plastic hangers and I'm not going back." —Easton

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in four colors).

    4. An expandable laundry bag perfect for keeping your dirty clothes separate from your clean when you're traveling. Oh and it's tear- and moisture-resistant!  

    a diagram of the expandable travel laundry bag
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Took this on a weekend trip and loved being able to put dirty laundry back into my suitcase. I filled this bag up, and when it was time to go back home, I just threw its contents straight into the wash. Holds a good amount of clothes and also zips up compact for storage" —Stephanie Alvarado

    Get it from Amazon for $10.92+ (available in four colors).

    5. A seat gap filler because reaching down for the quarter you just dropped and finding your hand in a mound of mysterious crud is completely avoidable.

    Promising review: "I just don’t understand why I didn’t buy this sooner. It’s one of those things that you’re not really sure why you need it but once you have it, you can’t live without. It saved my poor arm from having to dig my keys, cellphone, pens, french fries, hair ties, you-name-it from between the seat gap. Seriously, it’s awesome." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $24.99.

    6. A set of nine cute satin scrunchies designed to not pull on or snag your hair, so you can comfortably pull off high ponytails.

    Promising review: "These are great scrunchies. I have curly hair that tends to break and be damage-prone, so I bought these hoping they would be a gentle alternative for when I wear my hair up. I was worried they would just slip right off, but they've got good elastic on the inside and hold well. I passed them around to my sisters, and now this is our go-to. It's far more gentle on my hair than other elastics or cotton-type scrunchies" —M. Rosa

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    7. A set of bedsheet detanglers so you don't have to spend hours in the jungle of your laundry trying not to get devoured by fitted sheets. These will also ensure your sheets actually dry instead of coming out like a moist hairball.

    reviewer image of a beige sheet with corners inside the wad-free sheet detangler
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was mildly skeptical, but it works exactly as promoted! I've used it five times and each time there's been no twisting of the sheets and no pillowcases balled up and still wet when the dryer goes off. Super helpful that it comes with two units, one for the top sheet and one for the fitted sheet so I don't have to split them into separate loads. I no longer dread washing sheets and plan to buy some of these as gifts. LOVE it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    8. A versatile chopping device that'll also dice and grate to your heart's content. Stop wasting time (and tears) chopping onions by hand. 

    the slicer unit filled with chopped carrots with the lid opening, sitting next to all of the various blade attachments
    a reviewer photo of several bowls filled with different chopped vegetables sitting next to the chopper unit

    You'll get three interchangeable chopping blades, three grater blades, and two slicer blades. It also comes with holding containers for the blades, a cleaning fork, and a safety holder.

    Promising review: "I got this because I am slow at chopping veggies with a knife and it works great. It takes no time at all to have fully diced onions now. When I have a bunch of stuff to chop at once, I can just chop, let it go into the catch bin below, chop the next thing, etc., and when I'm done, dump everything into my pot for dinner. Cleaning is also super easy. The pieces come apart for individual cleaning and you can throw the whole thing in the dishwasher." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97.

    9. A reusable Unsponge if you're tired of wasting money on rubbery, disintegrating sponges. Replace them with something that'll actually last.

    hands holding up three differently printed reusable sponges
    Porter Lee's/Etsy

    Porter Lee's is a small, Portland, Oregon–based business committed to creating reusable homewares to help you live a more sustainable life.

    Promising review: "I'm so glad I finally found an environmentally friendly sponge THAT WORKS! I tried all the other kinds of eco-friendly sponge before these, but these actually do the job. And then after a few days, I just throw them in the wash! Hooray! And they're cute! Also great customer service! ❤️ Thank you!" —willowbe0416

    Get it from Porter Lee's on Etsy for $9+ (available in four pack sizes).

    10. A pack of eight sock keepers to help keep each of your pairs intact on laundry days.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've tried a few different sock holders. These are the best I've found. Sturdy material and they hold the socks together securely in the washer and dryer. The best part is that the design allows my athletic socks to be easily inserted. Not only do they keep socks from going rogue, but they really make it super easy to sort the laundry when it's out of the dryer. Grab 'em and toss them in the drawer; a real time-saver because there's no more searching in the pile and matching socks. You need these." —Just a Guy

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two styles).

    11. A stainless-steel Tubshroom for preventing annoyingly massive hunks of hair and grime from growing and gaining sentience in your drains.

    reviewer image of a stainless steel tubshroom covered in wet strands of hair
    amazon.com

    I went through a few drain protectors before I finally succumbed to the power that is the stainless-steel Tubshroom. It's durable and works really well. It just does its job! And we love to see it!

    Promising review: "This is my second one, and I will keep buying these for my tubs and sinks as needed. They catch much more hair than one might think, and have prevented drain clogs in my house for years! HIGHLY recommended!" —Mr86GT

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98+.

    12. A rice dispenser because hauling that huge bag out of your lower cabinets every time you wanna make rice is too much of a hassle. This large, sealed, and moisture-proof dispenser stays ready so you don't have to get ready.

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    Promising review: "We eat rice almost every day, and our markets sell them in 25-pound bags. We were tired of scooping rice out of a bucket and invested in one of these instead. It sits very nicely on the countertop, on the floor in the kitchen, or even inside of a cupboard. It does fit a 25-pound bag nicely. I like that there is a window to show you how much rice is left and if you're due for a refilling. The included large cup is useful, as it not only has a built-in printed measure, but it also has drain holes that prevent rice from falling out. It's a good way to get rice out of the container, wash it, and then put the rice into the rice cooker without loosing any of the rice grains. The best part, and the main selling point of this unit, is the big button on the front. Press it and rice comes out into the bowl underneath. It is pressure-sensitive so the harder you push the wider the opening and the more rice that flows out. This is a great product and I'm going to order some for holiday gifts this year." —johnny0723

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    13. A convenient couch caddy so you don't have to run around your house trying to find where the last person using the TV hid the Roku remote.

    Reviewer's couch caddy placed over arm rest
    Reviewer's couch caddy placed over arm rest

    Promising review: "I bought this for the sole purpose of keeping all our remotes in one place. (Let's face it; has a universal remote EVER worked?) So, we now have the remotes each in their own pocket and can grab the one we want right away. Nothing gets lost, the table doesn't get scratched from tossing the remote on the table, and due to the color you barely notice it's over the arm of the couch. This is well-made of sturdy fabric, and long enough to tuck under the couch cushion." —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four sizes and 28 colors).

    14. A pair of compression arch supports infused with copper to help you stay comfortable for much longer. Whether you suffer from fallen arches, bunion pain, or plantar fasciitis, these are here to keep you on your feet! 

    Promising review: "I have been using these for about a week now, and I cannot tell you how much they have HELPED with plantar fasciitis. It is nothing short of amazing. I didn't realize that these also act as an arch support until I wore them. Nothing but praise from me. I have spent soooo much $$ on foot remedies, and was skeptical about these little elastic bands, but this has to be the best product I have purchased in years! I have already ordered another pair just to be sure I have them on hand!! AAA+++ product!" —remzy

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95.

    15. A sleek stainless steel kitchen stand if you never have enough free counter space to put down your steaming pot lid or dripping sauce spoon while you're cooking.

    Lid and wooden spoon placed on holder
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I personally always hate it when you pull off the lid of something and the lid is leaking water everywhere while being super hot. With my new solid-surface counters, I definitely don't want to set the lid on there and ruin them, and putting it on the stovetop is either annoying due to the water mess or impossible if you are using the whole stove.

    This was made for the fussy new-home person like me. I can now set the lid down down safely and not worry about where all that hot water is going." —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $8.09.

    16. A chiropractic neck-and-shoulder relaxer that can help reduce pain in as little as 10 minutes a day! Its V-shaped curve and massage nodes work to support and relax your muscles.

    reviewer image of the blue neck and shoulder relaxer on a couch
    model laying down with the neck and shoulder relaxer under her neck with text about how to use it beneath

    Just make sure to consult your doctor prior to using! 

    Promising review: "I love this neck rest. My neck and shoulders feel so much better now that I use this product. I just love it. So much stress is held in my neck and shoulders. Exercise seems to make it worse so I took a chance on this neck device and I am so glad that I did. I lay on the floor with it for about five minutes a day. I sleep better, too. Who knew this little piece of foam plastic would be of so much help to me." —Care giver

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five colors).

    17. A pack of minty, woven Coco Floss because your teeth and gums deserve better than floss that just kinda moves plaque from one side to the other. Coco Floss is made of fibers that work to grab everything that shouldn't be there.

    BuzzFeed writer Taylor Steele holds up a container of coco floss up to her mouth
    Taylor Steele / BuzzFeed

    I am proud to say that I am a Coco Floss convert! I use it every single day (humblebrag, my dentist is proud of me). Wanna know what I love about it? Good, 'cause I was about to tell you anyway. Firstly, it smells and tastes good. Sure you can get minty flosses, but they feel plasticky and don't get all the grime and guck out from between your teeth. I can feel the fibers of my Coco Floss scrubbing to make sure there's no plaque buildup. And this is a small thing, but it doesn't stick to my fingers when I'm done with it. Am I the only one who has to shake it like a Polaroid picture to get used floss off my hands? If I'm not, then Coco Floss is for you.

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $25 (available in four flavors).

    18. An adjustable bamboo bathtub tray for a well-deserved spa day, even if it's just in your own bathroom. Prepare a glass of wine, light a candle, drop in a bath bomb, and get ready for a relaxing and rejuvenating bath.

    The tray even has a book holder so you can read while you soak.

    Promising review: "I was scared it wouldn’t fit as well as it does but this is a must-have for self-care and winding down. It’s strong yet not bulky and the bamboo is high-quality. It also wipes easily to dry it. The tray came with no-slip pieces that worked like a charm to keep it from moving while in use. It's super versatile for use with water, wine, etc....There's plenty of room for bath/spa products to safely stay atop with or without a book, tablet, device, and even a snack." —Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $39.97+ (available in seven colors).

    19. A tiered snack bowl with space for your phone so you can get your nosh on while watching reaction videos on YouTube. No more hungry phone-fumbling. 

    Model holding bowls with phone and sunflower seeds inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My mom always eats seeds when she watches her shows on her phone. I got this as part of her present and she loves it. She uses it all the time. I tried it out and now I have to buy myself one! Definitely a great buy." —Vanny

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in five colors).

    20. An ergonomically designed scalp massager made to help soothe psoriasis, ease itchiness, and provide soothing sensations during your shower.

    the black Heeta Scalp Care Hair Brush
    reviewer image of a customer's coily hair after using the Heeta Scalp Care Hair Brush
    reviewer image of a customer's clean scalp after using the Heeta Scalp Care Hair Brush

    Amazon reviewers noted that this little buddy worked for their various hair types.

    Promising review: "Honestly, I was very skeptical. I've seen these brushes advertised to me on social media for like a year now. I thought, 'Oh that is definitely a gimmick.' So my sister bought one last week. I tried hers and fell in love after only the first use. I'm a man that's suffered from a dry, oily, patchy scalp as well as thin hair my entire life. As I used this, I could literally feel the bristles stimulating and cleaning my scalp. My hair is fuller, softer, and the flakiness is completely gone. I am now a firm believer of this product. Using your fingers don't even hold a candle to this brush. 10/10 would recommend!" —Timothy P

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in four colors).

    21. An under-cabinet lid opener if you've tried everything from whacking your pickle jars on the countertop to praying, just to get your hands on that juicy goodness. Nobody has time for alla that! This easy-to-install unit is great help for those with arthritis.

    A reviewer photo of a hand holding a mason jar up to the under-cabinet lid opener
    A reviewer photo of the lid opener mounted under the cabinet

    For more info, check out our full under-cabinet lid opener deep dive.

    Promising review: "Love this! Makes life a little easier every day! I love this so much, I bought two more for my sisters. We are all over 60, but I wish I had one since 40 years ago, it's that great. No more banging jars on the floor, or looking for pliers to get a bottle open. I had to install a piece of wood under my upper cabinet to attach it properly, but other than that the install was easy. Highly recommend this product to everyone!" —Happy Camper22

    Get it from Amazon for $13.55.

    22. A 10-in-1 Instant Pot because sometimes it's nice to let a machine do all the work. You'll have rice, stew, pasta, and more without ever breaking a sweat.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, sous vide, yogurt maker, sterilizer, cake baker, and food warmer all in one! Read our full review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This product is my best friend and I would marry it and grow old with it if I could. I’ve put pork loins, potatoes, boxed yellow bundt cake, rice, and corn on the cob (look up INSTANT POT MILK CORN ON COB and you will never eat it any other way again!!!). I’ve made pierogis, lasagna, apple dump cake, a whole chicken, bone broth, chicken noodle soup, and more! This is all in less than a month. I’m eating healthier and eating out less. Cleanup is easy, and the food tastes awesome." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $114.95+.

    23. A sleek and portable garment steamer so you're not walking into important meetings just completely draped in wrinkles. This travel-safe steamer reheats in 30 seconds and turns off when it's not in use, so you don't have to worry about burning the hotel down if you forgot to flip the switch.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    You'll also get an attachable lint brush and fabric brush!

    Promising review: "This steamer is amazing. It heats up quickly and gets your clothing wrinkle-free in no time. It is so easy to use too! You simply hang the piece of clothing up on your door and run the steamer up and down the clothing and it is instantly wrinkle-free. It works so quickly! You can straighten out a dress shirt within a couple of minutes. You never have to use your iron again!" —Jessica L.

    Get it from Amazon for $60.95.

    24. A soy pet odor–eliminating candle to fill your home with the soft and soothing scent of bamboo, blackberry, or citrus. Instead of, you know, kitty litter and wet pup.

    Promising review: "These candles are fantastic! They smell great, and do a great job of eliminating any odors in your house, not only those from pets. They do work best if you burn them for one to two hours at a time, but will get rid of the smells of wet dog, fecal smells, and urine odors, and I’ve even found them useful for cooking odors. I’ve had three candles now, and I highly recommend them." —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 31 other scents).

    25. A Disney-inspired dishwasher magnet if you have accidentally reached for a dirty glass one too many times. Engraved with a little magic, this magnet will help you make sure you don't eat off a dirty plate.

    the disney inspired clean and dirty dishwasher magnet on a dishwasher
    Lauers Engraving/Etsy

    Get it from Lauers Engraving on Etsy for $5.50 (available in 12 colors).

    26. A pack of clear bumper stickers so you don't have to listen to your roommates slam all your kitchen cabinets closed when they reach for drunk snacks at 2 a.m.

    Photo collage of the transparent stickers applied on different surfaces
    Amazon

    Promising review: "So my parents’ bathroom cabinets make a lot of noise and are all missing bumpers in the corners of the doors and on the frames. I put these on the other day and life is sweeter without having to hear the cabinet doors slamming or closing each time they’re opened. With the bumpers being clear and not of a color, it’s also aesthetically pleasing." —KW

    Get a 300-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    27. A pair of period-proof underwear because the last thing you need is a ~flow breach~ ruining your new white sundress. These are also great for wearing overnight or doing physical activities since they're leakproof, breathable, and can hold up to two tampons' worth!

    Heads up — reviewers love these undies, but suggest sizing up!

    Promising review: "I deal with PCOS and endometriosis, which make my periods HEAVY for the first three to four days. I ordered two pairs of these underwear. They absorbed better than a pad, were comfortable, and the top layer stayed dry. Amazing. I had been thinking about buying the really expensive version of these underwear, but the price was ridiculous. These underwear do exactly what I need them to do for half the price. They are easy to hand wash and hang dry. I plan on ordering more. The stitching and waistband are solid and they don't bunch, don't ride up, and don't roll. They provide front and back coverage. They're literally perfect. If you're on the fence about these, I urge you to give them a try. They'll save you money (no pads or tampons needed, and you won't stain your regular underwear and have to replace them)." —drsmaw

    Get it from Amazon for $14.90+ (available in sizes XXS–6XL, seven colors, and in three-packs).

    28. A plush, hooded fleece robe no one can stop you from living in for a few hours post-shower. Stay toasty in this warm robe whose two pockets would love to be a home for your favorite snacks.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this robe! It's so soft and warm, and it's a perfect fit! I love it so much that I got my sister to order one and ordered one for my partner! When I'm home, I have a problem not being able to take it off 😂🤣 It's totally perfect! Just spoil yourself! You won't be disappointed!" —Denise Toland

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in women's sizes S–XXL and 27 colors/patterns).

    29. A set of four marble-and-wood coasters — you're too old for rings on your nice furniture. Now you'll have something to hand guests when they mistakenly place their sweating beverage on your wooden table.

    four hexagonal marble and wood coasters
    Effortless Composition

    Effortless Composition is a Black-owned small business based in sunny Los Angeles. There they create warm and eclectic home decor and other home goods.

    Get it from Effortless Composition for $25.

    30. A set of sticky notes to help you color-code your way into a more balanced and structured life. This set comes with notepads, highlight tabs, sticky notes, and 12 colorful fine-liner pens.

    The full Vicnova Large and Small Sticky Notes Set with Fineliner Color Pens Set
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great little set! The various-sized sticky notes come in a neatly bound hardcover book that fits perfectly in the pocket of my daily planner. The pens are equally good, especially for the price. If you’re like me and perhaps a little particular when it comes to organization and color-coding, don’t hesitate to purchase these. The set of 12 vibrantly colored pens fit nicely inside an empty extra sleeve pocket in my A5 planner. Because they’re so compact, I did have a little trouble getting the caps off at first (weak hands), but with use, it’s much easier." —Breezy McD

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    31. A pet hair remover so you can finally reclaim your couch from the mob of fur that started taking over. And because it doesn't use disposable adhesive strips, you can use this thing over and over and over and over and...

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am allergic to cats, so here I am with two cats that shed like crazy. Their hair is covering all the furniture. I have special pet covers on my bed to protect my comforter but I hate having to sleep under it since my cats sleep on my bed. I have tried so many cat hair remover brushes, gloves, sponges that never worked. I was ready to shave the cats and call it a day. Then along comes the Chomchom brush.

    It not only has the lint roller but a bar that collects the hair. I love the little hairball container of the roller so I don't have to spend time cleaning off the lint brush. I can't believe this product works! I have an off-white couch and I didn't realize how much hair there was. After I used it, my couch looked lighter in color. I got my comforter cleaned off in minutes. It's a simple and inexpensive way to cure your pet hair woes." —Dondi

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    32. An eyeliner stamp for the perfect cat eye. Every. Single. Time. This smudge-proof and waterproof formula will keep you looking fierce all day long.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "It’s so easy to use and fast! I wore this eyeliner in the dead heat of a humid Georgia summer and even the rest of me was wilted, my eyes looked fantastic! I bought two sets — one for home and one for travel. I wear glasses so I have to get really close to the mirror to make sure I don’t mis-stamp but it’s really hard to mess up. I will be buying again definitely!" —Chloe H.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in three sizes).

    33. A minky weighted blanket if annoyance turns into anxiety in no time flat. Made using recycled plastic bottles, this blankie still manages to be super soft and snuggly. You'll want to live under this warm and relaxing blankie forever!

    a model snuggles up under the blue weighted minky blanket
    Comma Home

    Comma Home is an eco-friendly small biz on Long Island that wants everyone to enjoy guilt-free rest. Upgrade your bedsheets, throws, and blankets with goods from Comma Home because besides making high-quality products, they also donate 10% of their sales to local organizations that help their houseless communities.

    Promising review: "I wish I could just leave a five-star review without writing a novel to go along with it...I like it. It's good. That's all." —Daniel

    Get it from Comma Home for $119+ (available in two weights and two colors).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.