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    25 Practical Things That Are Definitely Worth Spending Your Hard-Earned Cash On

    Making everyday problems go the way of the do-do.

    1. This mini broom and dust pan set that'll help you tidy tiny messes, without whipping out your whole cleaning kit. The silicone-rimmed dustpan is super deep, so dust and dirt will stay contained.

    Someone sweeping up spilled dirt with the mini broom and dustpan

    2. This magical shoe stretch spray that'll help snug footwear fit like an absolute dream. And it's incredibly easy to use — just spray it generously on your shoes, slip on a pair of your thickest socks, and putter around your place until the shoes dry.

    A bottle of the shoe stretch spray is seen on a soft fabric background

    3. This acne-fighting facial oil that'll calm, soothe, hydrate, and help prevent scarring. The star of the show is the black cumin seed oil — it's naturally anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, so it'll chill out even the feistiest zit.

    A bottle of the facial oil on a bathroom vanity

    4. This non-skid organizer that'll keep your lotions and potions exactly where you want them. The tiered design will allow you to keep everything within view, so things won't go "missing" in the back of your cupboard.

    A tiered shelf holding bathroom essentials

    5. This motion-activated light that'll help you find your way to the bathroom for a midnight tinkle. It has adjustable brightness and auto shut-off timers, so you won't need to worry about wasting energy.

    A person getting out of bed with the lights mounted under the edge of the bed

    6. This water-collecting boot rack that'll protect your floors from slush and salt. The V-shape platforms provide drainage, giving your footwear the chance to properly dry (and not just sit in a puddle).

    7. A cleaning pen that'll restore your bling to its former glory. The formula is non-abrasive, so it won't leave your jewels looking cloudy or murky, either.

    8. These nutrient-dense fertilizer spikes that will keep your greenery happy and healthy (even when you forget to water them). They can even help revive those on the verge of death and save you from unnecessary plant funerals.

    9. This ultra-slim multitool that'll help you tackle common problems, without having to dig around for your toolkit. It's about as thin as a credit card, so it'll fit right inside your wallet.

    10. These deodorizing shoe balls that'll freshen up your stinky footwear. They're equipped with a fresh scent that'll release with a quick twist of the spheres and can last up to six months.

    11. This unscented facial spray that'll rescue your skin from redness, breakouts, and irritation. Reviewers say it's the most effective product they've tried for persistent acne and love that it speeds up their skin's healing process, too.

    12. This rubber stopper that'll snag loose strands and keep them from clogging your drain. With a single press of the top button, it'll turn into a regular plug. Simply press again to open the top and take advantage of it's hair-catching abilities.

    13. This kitchen scrap trap that'll slip right over your existing cabinetry and help you contain kitchen messes. It even comes with a slim scraping brush, so even the smallest crumb won't stand a chance.

    A person scraping kitchen scraps into the over-the-cabinet trap

    14. This U-shaped wall organizer that'll help you stash your keys or organize oddly-shaped bits and bobs. It's designed to stick to any smooth surface, making it the perfect solution for a chaotic bathroom.

    A u-shaped organizer hung on a tiled bathroom wall above a vanity

    15. An extra-long electric lighter that'll help you spark up in all kinds of weather. Instead of flames, it uses dual plasma beams that'll never go out — no matter how windy or wild the weather is.

    A person using the extra-long lighter to light a BBQ

    16. These pastel-hued measuring spoons that'll be a whalecome addition to your kitchen repertoire. Each spoon is neatly labelled in gold foil, so you won't make any baking blunders.

    A trio of whale-shaped measuring spoons with gold foil labelling

    17. This stainless steel cleaner that'll help you buff out fingerprints, smudges, and grease. Just one spritz will easily dissolve grime and it leaves behind a protective film that'll stop future residue from appearing.

    18. This weighted sink caddy that'll store your damp dish towels and wet sponges. The sturdy base has raised edges that'll keep dingy dish water from ending up all over your counter, too.

    19. This handheld SharkNinja vacuum cleaner that'll help make kitchen messes *suck* a lot less. It'll take up a mere sliver of counter real estate, so you won't need to stash it deep in a closet with the rest of your cleaning supplies.

    20. A Zippo hand warmer that'll prevent your fingers from freezing in the wintertime. It's small enough to fit in your pocket, so you'll be able to use it in cold arenas, while hiking, or to keep you cozy during camping.

    A person holding the Zippo hand warmer in their closed hand

    21. These 2-in-1 colander bowls that'll help you wash and drain your fruits and veggies. The snap-on strainer also makes them great for storing produce, as it'll help it stay fresh for longer.

    22. This tactical pen that'll double as a self-defense tool. This low-key writing implement is super lightweight, but durable enough to smash through a window in case of an emergency.

    A flatlay of the tactical pen next to a mini flashlight

    23. This petite herb stripper that'll trap any fragrant shrapnel in the attached bowl. Reviewers say it works great on all types of herbs (and not just the woody kind).

    A rosemary sprig inserted into one of the stripping holes of the herb stripper

    24. These silicone washing gloves that'll make post-meal clean-up feel like less of a chore. They're decked out in tiny silicone fronds that'll scrape up every speck of dirt, and are grippy enough to keep heavy plates from slipping from your soapy hands.

    A person washing a plate while wearing silicone dish gloves

    25. And lastly, these pot bumpers that'll protect your expensive cookware from getting dinged in storage. They're also effective at preventing moisture buildup, so your seasoned cast iron won't rust in your cupboards.

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