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    20 Products That Will Literally Always Come In Handy

    I'm just here to make your life easier, and so will these products.

    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. Never again will you put a dirty dish in a sparkling clean dishwasher with this Clean or Dirty dishwasher magnet. Just rotate to indicate whether the contents are clean (or dirty), and be on your merry way!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.49.

    2. Everyone has a head, therefore everyone needs a hat, and this bestselling knitted winter hat is a clear choice. And it's available in 60 colours!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.20+ (available in 60 colours).

    3. These super effective pimple patches that will heal blemishes and prevent any future breakouts. Because you don't need that kind of negativity in your life.

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    Get a pack of 24 patches on Amazon Canada for $14.

    4. A classic black cashmere crewneck sweater that looks just as great in the boardroom as it does at brunch. It's the LBD's cozy, chic, older sister.

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    It's warm, lightweight, and totally hypoallergenic. Plus, it's made of a densely-knit yarn keeps it from pilling.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139 (available sizes XS-XXL, and in eight colours).

    5. A set of these anti-slip clear silicone nose pads that will make wearing any kind of glasses much more comfortable.

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    Every customer nose these little pads are great to have on hand (they have a nearly-perfect rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars), so you really can't go wrong.

    Get a set of 12 pairs on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    6. Everybody poops, and now you can do so in total comfort with the original Squatty Potty, designed to get things moving in the most natural and comfortable way.

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    Read a full review of the Squatty Potty's magic here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (also available in a foldable format).

    7. Whether we like it or not, winter is coming! And these snow boots will be your most valuable ally in the battle of Winter(fell).

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    With a high shaft and seam-sealed waterproof construction, you'll keep your tootsies toasty, warm, and snow-free while you're sloshing your way through the darkest months of the year.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $127.73 (available in sizes 5-11, and in nine colours).

    8. Freshen up your closet, car, laundry room, or just about anywhere else that needs it with these natural bamboo charcoal deodorizing bags. They're reusable for up to two years and all you need to do to reactivate them is leave them outside in the sun once a month!

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    They're also awesome for preventing mildew and absorbing excess moisture. They're also 100% organic, so you can just go ahead and toss all those synthetic air fresheners out right now.

    Get a four-pack on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    9. Keep salt and grime from ruining literally every single pair of shoes you own with these all-natural cleaning wipes. They work great on all kinds of boots and shoes — even leather, nubuck, and suede! — and their handy travel pack means you can take 'em anywhere. #bestfriendsforlife

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    You can also use these on jackets, purses, car seats, and anywhere else that needs a little rescuing.

    Get a resealable pack of 15 wipes on Amazon Canada for $8.99 (also available in a box of 10 individually-wrapped wipes).

    10. Wardrobe snafus can happen at any moment, so always be ready with this sewing kit, filled with everything you might need to tackle just about any malfunction. Seam rippers, thimbles, and scissors, oh my!

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    The extensive thread selection alone is sure to give you new-found confidence in your mending skills.

    Get the kit on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    11. A pair of these soft silicone ear plugs that will adjust to your ear for a custom fit. They're great for loud concerts, air shows, construction sites, swimming, or just having a good old-fashioned quiet night's rest. Can you hear your eardrums thanking you already?

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    The silicone is 100% BPA-free and hypoallergenic, and come in a handy travel case. And they're reusable!

    Get a pack of two pairs on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    12. The world is a dirty place, but this natural laundry stain remover is here to help you clean up your act.

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    It removes any kind of stain, whether it's grass, sweat, or even red wine, using only all-natural, hypoallergenic, vegan, biodegradable, and non-bleaching ingredients. And you can feel good knowing that with every bottle purchased, Puracy donates their organic cleaning products to families in need.

    Get a 16-ounce bottle on Amazon Canada for $10.62.

    13. Give your fridge a much-needed refresh with this cute Chilly Mama fridge and freezer odour absorber. Look at her disappointed face. She can't believe you didn't take her home sooner.

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    Bad smells flow in, and fresh air flows out — just fill with baking soda (get some here). This reusable and dishwasher-safe kitchen tool is unquestionably heaven-scent.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.75+ (available in four colours).

    14. This cozy hot water bottle is the perfect companion for soothing sore muscles and cramping. You can also freeze it to use as a compress for fevers, or to reduce swelling.

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    It's leak-proof, odourless, and made of medical-grade PVC so it holds heat for longer.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    15. A pair of these waterproof Chelsea boots, because it rains everywhere and having wet feet is the worst.

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    Unlike traditional rain boots which can totally cramp your style, these sleek, sturdy babies will keep you looking your best no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. They've got a ridged sole to help grip the slippery sidewalks, and a loop-tag to make pulling them on super easy.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $19.75+ (available in sizes 4.5-12, and in nine colours).

    16. This insanely powerful portable device charger that will fully charge your phone or tablet MULTIPLE TIMES on a single charge. And with two USB ports, you can charge a couple devices at once.

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    Customers are raving about the speedy charging power, and how well it holds a charge. Many say they've been able to charge multiple devices several times over before the power bank needs to be plugged in! It comes with a micro-USB cable, a travel pouch, and an 18-month warranty.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99+ (available in three colours).

    17. Ditch single use straws with a set of these dishwasher-safe reusable silicone straws. They're extra long, and come both straight and bent shapes. They're also BPA-free, and won't leave you with a gross rubbery taste in your mouth.

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    The wide size even makes them great for your morning smoothie, or a delicious milkshake, and each kit comes with two cleaning brushes and a handy carrying bag.

    Get the kit on Amazon Canada for $13.99 (also available in a smaller size).

    18. Cuts and scrapes happen all the time, but you can help them heal fast with Polysporin Triple Antiobiotics Ointment. Not only does it help heal minor wounds up to four days faster, but the triple antibiotic formula keeps any potential infections at bay. It makes a great addition to any first aid kit!

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    Get a 30-gram tube on Amazon Canada for $10.11 (also available in 15-gram size).

    19. A pair of moisture-wicking boxer briefs, specially designed for anyone on the go — whether you're going to the gym, or just going for a burger, these slim-fitting briefs are great layered under just about anything.

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    The proprietary Ballpark support reduces friction and keeps your bits from bobbin' around while you go about your day.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $27 (available in sizes S-XXL, and in seven colours).

    20. This seasonally-appropriate and über-handy 19-in-one multi-tool that will prevent you from ever feeling screwed when you're unprepared for an emergency. It even includes a bottle opener, so you're all set.

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    This multi-tasking portable tool is corrosion-resistant and durable. It can open bottles, fix a loose screw, cut open boxes, tighten a bike handle, and more! The only limit to its uses is your imagination.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99 (available in 18-in-one, and in two colours).

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