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    23 Handy Gadgets That Your Wallet Will Love As Much As You Do

    Almost everything is under $40!

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    1. This multi-use survival tool that'll open bottles, start a fire, and even shatter a window in case of an emergency. It's made of aircraft-grade aluminum, so it won't weigh down your bag, either.

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    Oh, and it also features a fishing wire and an emergency whistle.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    2. This toothpaste squeezer that'll help you get every last ounce of product out of the tube. It's made of a fancy kind of plastic known as PETG, which means it's a lot more durable than regular plastic (and easier to clean, too).

    A close up of the toothpaste squeezer on a tube
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    Get it from Spark3DPrinting on Etsy for $3.59.

    3. This wooden smart phone holder, so you can keep your phone in sight instead of lost between the couch cushions. The notched base allows space for a charging cable, too.

    The curved wooden mount holding a cell phone on a desk
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    It also comes apart easily, so cleaning it will be hassle free.

    Get it from Simons for $12.

    4. This hair-removing tool that'll help eliminate unwanted fuzz with minimum ouch. Reviewers are obsessed with how gentle it is on sensitive skin and say it doesn't cause annoying ingrown hairs.

    A person using the tool on their upper lip to remove hair
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    It's even effective on ultra-short hairs, which means you won't need to wait before trimming again. Plus, it comes with everything you need to get buzzin' right away.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.79+ (available in five colours).

    5. A set of magnetic twist ties that'll help you corral all those loose cables tangled around your desk. Thanks to the flexible silicone handles, these babies can stretch to accommodate everything from TV cables to guitar cords.

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    You could even use them to mount artwork on your fridge.

    Get a nine-pack on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    6. An electric lint remover that'll trim those annoying pills and lint off your favourite sweaters. The adjustable cap helps prevent snags, so you won't have to worry about accidental damage to your clothes.

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    The lint remover comes with a power cord, an extra blade, a storage bag, and a cleaning brush. Just make sure you use it on a flat surface!

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Union Fabric Shaver Lint Remover (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    7. A fog-free mirror, so you can stop blindly shaving and trimming in the shower. Reviewers say it's basically unbreakable, too, so don't worry if you accidentally drop it.

    A person holds the mirror in a hot shower
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.66.

    8. This dishwasher magnet that'll help answer the age old question, "Are these dishes clean or dirty?" If you don’t have a magnetic dishwasher, don’t worry — it also comes with an adhesive backing.

    A trio of magnets on a wooden counter
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.88 (available in three colours).

    9. This chic powerbank that'll juice up your devices and look great doing it. Reviewers say it works super fast and can restore multiple devices to full power on a single charge.

    A person holding their phone that is being charged by the portal charger
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    It even has a handy flashlight, making it a great camping accessory.

    Get a two-pack on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (available in two styles).

    10. These colourful little coasters that'll protect your surfaces from condensation (and accidental spills). They're made of silicone, so they won't get damp, mouldy, or cause your glassware to slide around. Rings on furniture? I don't know her.

    A trio of coasters on a desk, topped with a mug and a cell phone
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    Get a set of eight on Amazon Canada for $13.99 (also available as trivets).

    11. This body shaver that'll make short work of torso tufts, limb locks, and shoulder strands. This baby works just as well wet or dry, so it's perfect for those last-minute trims when you're halfway out the door and you realize you missed a spot.

    A smiling person using the shaver to trim their chest hair
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.95.

    12. A magnetic timer that'll help you stay on task (and keep you from burning your culinary creations). It even has a silent function, so you won't wake up the entire household the next time you're baking a midnight batch of cookies.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    13. This rechargeable hand warmer that'll keep your grabbers toasty the next time you accidentally forget your gloves. It has three temperature settings, so you don't have to worry about accidentally scalding yourself, either. Plus, it can last up to eight hours on a single charge!

    A person sitting by a window holding the hand warmer between their palms
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    Don't forget to get yourself a USB charger, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.39+ (available in two colours).

    14. A silicone AirPod case that'll keep you from losing them (or, worse still, just losing one). Reviewers love that you don't have to remove the case to juice up your headphones, either. Plus, it's compatible with wireless charging!

    A person holds the peach-shaped ear pod case against a colourful background
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    It also has a little keychain clip, so it won't disappear in the depths of your bag.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99 (available in two colours).

    15. A UV disinfecting station that'll kill up to 99.99% of the bacteria that lives on your phone with just a quick zap. It's collapsible, too, so it won't take up a ton of space in your bag.

    A person sitting at their desk presses the button of the disinfecting pod
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    Reviewers say it's great for all smaller items, too, like keys, pens, and sunglasses. It's also fully rechargeable, so you don't even have to buy batteries!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $77.48+ (available in three colours).

    16. A small, stylish rhino-shaped knife sharpener that will restore your kitchen blades to their shiny, sharp former glory. This lil' guy even has non-slip feet to make the entire process even easier.

    A person sharpens their knife on the rhino-shaped sharpener
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    Reviewers say it gets all their kitchen knives razor sharp after just a few swipes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99 (available in two colours).

    17. An ultra-slim multitool that'll open bottles, file down a hangnail, or tighten a loose screw (among its many other functions). It even has a tiny mirror on the back!

    The rectangular multi tool arranged next to a watch, a lipstick, and a passport
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    Plus, it fits right into any standard wallet compartment.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    18. These silicone earphone organizers that'll help prevent your cables from getting tangled in your pocket. Even though they're lightweight, reviewers say they're really durable (not to mention way easier to use than other organizers).

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    Since they're made of soft silicone, they won't slice through your cables, either.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.99+ (available in nine colours and 14 purchasing options).

    19. These plant-watering globes that'll help keep your leafy babies hydrated and happy. It's like hiring a personal gardener! Using them couldn't be any easier — just fill them with water and place them upside down in your plant bed.

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    It doesn't hurt that they're made of lovely hand-blown glass, too.

    Get a set of two from Simons for $28.

    20. These mesh drink covers that'll keep flies and pests out of your potables. They're big enough to fit over everything from coffee tumblers to wine glasses, too.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    21. These reusable interdental flossers that'll help get gunk and plaque from between your chompers without making your gums bleed in the process. They're also amazing for those of us with permanent retainers, because let's be honest — navigating some floss in there is a real nightmare.

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    "Flossing with permanent retainers is a difficult task, and these little doodads make the process so much less of a hassle. They easily slide under my wires and unstick pesky things (like popcorn kernels) without much work. I don't know what magic they were blessed with, but they don't make my gums bleed the way regular floss does, either (I have a very sensitive mouth). One last thing: they're über flexible, but don't break easily, so you can do a bit of brushing between your teeth without worrying about the bristles snapping off." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of GUM Proxabrush Go-Betweens Interdental Brushes (#9 on the list!).

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $4.78+ (available in five styles).

    22. 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 three formulas and two sizes).

    23. And finally, an electronic brush cleaner that'll help you say goodbye to gunky makeup brushes. All it takes is ten 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 $24.99.

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