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    20 Little Products That Are So Genius, You'll Wish You Thought Of Them First

    All these cool little gizmos deserve a spot in your cart.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. These jewelry wipes that'll restore your bling to its former glory. They'll safely clean gold, silver, and gems, and even give your costume jewelry a ~zhuzh~, too.

    A close up of a person using the cloths to wipe a gold ring clean
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    They also leave behind an anti-tarnish coating that'll prevent your jewels from turning dull and dingy.

    Get a pack of 25 wipes from Simons for $15.

    2. This water-repellant backpack that's big enough to fit all your essentials, from your laptop to your bulkiest sweater. It has pockets both inside and out where you can store smaller items, like your keys and wallet.

    A smiling person wears the backpack while walking through a city street
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99+ (available in 12 colours).

    3. This laundry egg that'll get your clothes and linens looking brand-spankin' new. This guy is packed with chemical-free cleaning pellets that'll help you ditch harsh detergents and powders for good.

    The open egg on a pile of laundry with the cleaning pellets spilling out
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    Each egg can replace up to three years' worth of detergent. Plus, the container is recyclable at the end of its life!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99+ (available in two sizes and three formulas).

    4. This acupressure tool that reviewers say has basically eliminated their chronic headaches and sinus pain altogether. Since it's wearable and completely adjustable, you can pop it on and go about your day — set it and forget it, baby!

    A person holds out their hand while wearing the acupressure tool between their thumb and index finger
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    Reviewers love that it's a natural and drug-free alternative to pain medications.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.42+ (available in three colours).

    5. A pair of dusting gloves that'll help clean all the dust and other junk off of surfaces in your home — just wipe your hands over the dirty surface, and voilà! Clean as a whistle.

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    "I can quickly wipe down large surfaces like counters, cupboards or tables or use them on smaller or more fragile items like picture frames or perfume bottles, without worrying about breaking them. I usually keep one near my desk to wipe down my computer screen and desk, and I love that I can just toss them in the wash when they start to look a little grungy." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the EvridWear Microfiber Auto Dusting Cleaning Gloves (#1 on this list).

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in two sizes).

    6. A set of food-saving covers that will keep your tasty treats fresher for longer. These stretchy lids will fit over all your bowls and containers, and unlike beeswax and plastic wraps, won't come unstuck in the fridge.

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    They’re waterproof, BPA free, and can also be used in the freezer.

    Get a set of four from Simons for $30.

    7. A couple of beauty product spatulas, so you can get the most out of all your fave skincare. There's nothing worse than tossing out a container with TONS of product still left in it — and who doesn't love saving money on expensive beauty products?

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    "The regular spatula is great for medium to large sized bottles like lotion, shampoo, or conditioner. It's long enough to get to the bottom of the containers and the end of the handle is on an angle so you have more control. The mini spatula is perfect for makeup bottles. I used it all the time when the pump on one of my serum bottles stopped working." — Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the S&T beauty spatulas (it's #1 on the list)!

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.16+ (also available in a four-pack and in three colours).

    8. This magical makeup-erasing pen that'll help you perfect a crisp winged liner. It's packed with chamomile and vitamin E, so it won't irritate your eyes if you accidentally give your peepers a poke.

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    It's strong enough to tackle waterproof makeup, too.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $24.

    9. This handy little touching tool that'll let you open doors, use ATMs, press elevator buttons, and tap in your credit card PIN without ever touching anything with your hands. It's made of antimicrobial copper and is super lightweight, which means you can stash it in your pocket or attach it to your keys for easy use on the go.

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    I was able to open even the heaviest doors with relative ease, and thanks to the removable touchscreen tips, I could flip between paying for groceries and answering texts in seconds. What about push doors, you may ask? NOT AN ISSUE! I just attached the silicone tips to the end and used them to gently prod doors open. Push, pull, tap, grab — this lil’ guy does it all, and keeps your hands germ free in the process.

    Check out my full review of the Touché tool (it's #1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99 (also available in a three-pack and in two colours).

    10. A 2-in-1 touch-up kit that'll help you blot away your oily spots and freshen your makeup on the go. It includes a hundred (!!!) blotting papers and a setting powder-filled puff, so you can keep calm and ~glow~ on.

    The compact is open on a simple background, showing the pouf and blotting sheets
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    When you run out of product, you can top up your kit with blotting paper and puff refills, too.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $34.

    11. A pack of key clips that'll keep your keys from disappearing in the depths of your bag. Reviewers love that they can be clipped onto just about anything — even pockets or shirt collars.

    A close up of the key clip on the inside of a purse.
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    Get a two-pack on Amazon Canada for $12.76+ (available in four colours).

    12. A silicone dishwasher bag that'll make cleaning all your small knickknacks easier than ever. It can be folded vertically or horizontally and is totally flexible, so even oddly-shaped items can finally get a deep clean.

    A person places the silicone bag into a dishwasher
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    Reviewers love using it for things like bottle caps and jar lids, since the handy latches keep them from spilling out into your dishwasher.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.19.

    13. These exfoliating face cloths that will help scrub your face without the use of water or harsh cleansers. They're infused with hyaluronic acid and antioxidants that'll make your skin look like you just got a fancy facial.

    A person uses the exfoliating cloth to wipe their face
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    Reviewers say they don't irritate sensitive skin, either. Plus, they're individually packaged, so you never have to worry about them drying out.

    Get a pack of 20 cloths from Sephora Canada for $28 (also available as a pack of five cloths).

    14. This remote control caddy that'll keep your clickers organized and prevent them from falling between the sofa cushions. Each caddy can fit up to five remotes (large or small) and is lined with a soft velvety cloth to prevent scratches and dings.

    The remote caddy open on a side table, showing the two remote controls inside
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in eight colours).

    15. An electronic brush cleaner that'll help you say goodbye to gunky makeup brushes. All it takes is 10 seconds to restore your brushes to their former fluffy glory!

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    Make sure you get some AAA batteries, too!

    "I know I'm not alone in not washing my makeup brushes as often as I should. It takes forever, and even once I'm done cleaning them, I still have to let them dry overnight. But this spinning makeup brush cleaner has totally changed the game. I cleaned and dried all of my makeup brushes in under ten minutes. Now I'll actually clean them on the regular." ⁠—Kat Angus

    Check out BuzzFeed full review of the RICRIS Makeup Brush Cleaner (it's #1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.95.

    16. This detoxifying body scrub that's infused with natural volcanic ash to help slough off dirt and sweat. Upon contact with water, this baby heats up to ease tired, sore muscles, so you (and your skin) can recover after a rigorous workout.

    A flatlay of the scrub on a waffle towel
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $47.

    17. This tropical double-sided wrapping paper that'll make gifts look *chef's kiss* while ALSO being great for the environment. Each sheet is made of recycled newsprint and can be tossed in the green bin once it's ripped off a gift.

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    Reviewers say the sheets come with gift tag stickers, too!

    Get three double-sided sheets on Amazon Canada for $39.51+ (available in two prints).

    18. An expandable over-the-sink drying rack, so you can drip-dry your dishes without taking up all your precious counter space. It even has a hanging cloth holder — perfect for that soggy dish towel.

    The extendable caddy placed inside a sink and loaded with clean mugs, silverware, and a wet dish rag
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.51+ (available in two colours).

    19. This structured neck pillow that'll help you snooze in comfort on your next long-haul car or bus ride. The hidden internal support will keep your neck from bobbing around, so you wake up refreshed and pain-free.

    A person sleeping on a bus while wearing the fleecy pillow around their neck
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    Reviewers are obsessed, saying it's the most comfortable travel pillow they've ever used.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.95 (available in four colours and in kids' sizes).

    20. And finally, a cozy toque with built-in Bluetooth speakers, so you can listen to your tunes while you're trekking through the snow. It has a handy external control panel that'll let you pause, play, skip, and answer calls with just the touch of a button.

    A smiling person wears the toque while preparing to snowboard
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    It lasts up to ten hours on a single charge, too!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in two colours).

    Mind. Blown.


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