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    17 Little Things To Solve Your Small But Annoying Problems

    If you hate loose wires and are constantly losing your hair slides – this one's for you.

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    1. A pack of tiny cotton buds, so you can FINALLY clean all those neglected nooks and crannies.

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    They're made from 100% cotton and have wooden handles, which are longer than those on regular cotton swabs, giving you easier access to really small and hard-to-reach areas.

    Price: £5.89 for a pack of 200.

    2. And a compact cable organiser, which will make tangled headphone wires a thing of the past!

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    It's made from a sturdy silicone material, which is waterproof and hard-wearing, and its small size makes it easy to slip into your pocket or bag without taking up too much space!

    Price: £4.99

    3. A bookmark that tells you exactly where you stopped reading.

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    Never lose your place again with this bookmark – which stretches to fit over pretty much any size of book, and is surprisingly sturdy so it won't fall out in a hurry!

    Price: £6.99

    4. No, this isn’t a pack of instant noodles in strange packaging – it’s actually a soap saver, designed to stop your soap from getting soggy and help it last way longer!


    Just pop it under your bar of soap to keep it raised for a much more effective draining method than using a soap dish alone. This helps to keep the bar dry meaning it won't be used up as quickly, and most importantly, there will be no more slimy base!

    Price: £3.98

    5. Some cute bag clips to stop your half-eaten snacks from getting stale.

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    You can clip them onto pretty much anything that needs holding together – not only are they adorable, they're also sturdy AF, with a super-strong spring design.

    Price: £5.99 for a pack of six clips.

    6. A secret storage container to keep all your small but precious things soup-er safe.

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    Let's be honest, it's probably the last place anybody's gonna look! It's perfect for storing your keys, money, and even smaller documents, and it's actually really easy to open if you're storing things you use regularly – the true genius of this little guy lies in its perfect disguise.

    Price: £3.86

    7. And a reusable shopping bag that folds up really small, so you won't have to keep paying for bags at your local supermarket.

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    I simply must stress the fact that this folds up into a TINY LITTLE BLUEBIRD!!! Your new little friend even has a helpful hook which you can tie to your bag to make sure you don't lose it or forget it at home.

    Price: £3.89

    8. A tiny little container for your hair slides – so you can actually have some left over by the end of the week.

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    How adorable is this pink and gold-tone caddy?! It's got a handy ring to easily attach it to your keys, has a secure screw-top closure, and comes with 25 high-quality gold-tone hair slides.

    Price: £9.55

    9. An extra-long charger cable, so you don't have to sacrifice comfort for convenience.

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    The cable is a whopping two metres long – so you no longer have to crouch on the floor near the only plug socket in your room while your phone charges!

    It's made from a tough fibre material that can definitely handle your day-to-day nips and scrapes, and it supports ultra-fast charging for your iPhone, which is roughly 20% faster than lots of other charging cables.

    Price: £8.99

    10. Some eyeshadow shields to catch any fallout from your dramatic smokey eye.

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    So you've just perfected your base only to realise that your preferred eyeshadow ~lewk~ happens to include a ton of glitter and bright colours – you can easily avoid this pending disaster with these eyeshadow shields.

    They've got a gentle adhesive to stick under your lower lash line, catching any fallout before it can ruin the rest of your makeup, and they also double up as a perfectly angled guide for your eyeliner or smokey cat eye!

    Price: £4.99 for 100 shields.

    11. And while we're on the subject, why not get a drawstring makeup bag to tidy up your makeup bits and bobs in no time.

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    Doing your makeup can sometimes get a bit, well, messy can't it? This makeup bag opens up completely, so you can see all of your makeup when you need to, and it closes up with one easy pull of a drawstring when you're finished.

    Price: £5.98

    12. A shoe protection spray – 'cause prevention is ~always~ better than cure.

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    Getting a stain on your brand new shoes is probably one of the most annoying little problems you can encounter. This spray creates an invisible coating over suede, nubuck and canvas shoes, which repels liquids and prevents stains. It even makes cleaning dust and dirt from textured shoes a breeze, so it should protect your shoes in the long-run, too!

    Price: £10.21

    13. A sock organiser, so you won't end up with dozens of half-pairs after every wash.

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    You can easily clip your socks to the drawstring design in pairs, so they won't get separated (or worse, lost) in the wash. You can also hook the string of socks over a doorknob so they can dry without taking up too much space!

    Price: £8.99 for a pack of two.

    14. Some deodorising powder to stop your bin from developing ~interesting~ smells.

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    It basically works by soaking up any excess liquid in your bin (usually the smelly culprit), and it contains citronella – which is a natural (but powerful) odour eliminator which also helps to repel flies.

    Price: £3.49

    15. A pretty marble desk tidy to store all your little knick-knacks that are too small for the filing cabinet, and too important for the bin.

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    It has a small and compact design which makes it perfect for smaller desks, and the marble pattern will make even your old and crumpled sticky notes look pretty.

    Price: £10.87

    16. A lil' tube squeezer so you'll never have to waste the last bit of toothpaste again.

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    You can use this to get the most out of tubes of moisturiser and other beauty products, too! It prevents unnecessary waste, has a cute little design, and it just feels so satisfying to use!

    Price: £1.91

    17. And finally, a set of silicone travel bottles that you can actually get the most out of!

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    These are made from a super squeeze-able material, so not only will you be able to get every ounce of product out of them, they can also be rolled up when they're empty, so will take up less space in your luggage on your way home – 'cause there's always time for one last souvenir haul!

    Price: £9.99 for a pack of three.