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    29 Really Pretty Products That Are Also Just Plain Useful

    These products are more than just a pretty face, okay?!

    1. This stylish undated planner that'll let YOU decide when the year really begins. It has room for lists, contacts, passwords, and even birthdays so you can keep your entire life neatly organized.

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    It's also the perfect size to tuck in your bag! Go ahead and get yourself some blinged-out pens to go with it, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.84.

    2. These cute resistance bands that'll amp up your at-home workouts without pinching or rolling. Incremental resistance means you can customize your workouts to your specific needs, too, so you can build that booty and strengthen your legs quickly and easy.

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    According to reviewers, these bands actually help them see (and feel) results faster than other similar products.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    3. This intensely smoothing and hydrating hair mask that'll smooth down your baby hairs and turn back the clock on damage. And reviewers say they've seen a difference after just one use and they love the smell.

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    Each order even comes with a handy brush to help distribute the product evenly through your strands. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the mask here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $64.90.

    4. This collapsible drinking straw kit that's all neatly encased in a rose gold keychain. This stainless steel number is great for every size of drink β€” from lil' 12 ounce cups to the big momma 40 ounce ones. And since they're made of metal (and not silicone) they won't absorb flavours, either.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99 (available in 13 colours and two styles).

    5. These space-saving wall hooks that'll help eliminate clutter and crowding in cramped entryways. This baby takes up zero real estate, while still giving you a place to hang your hat. Unlike traditional versions, these hooks are retractable so you can flip 'em up when you're not using them β€” it's perfect for adding a bit of storage to all tight spaces, like bathrooms or smaller bedrooms.

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    According to reviewers, these hooks are not only super versatile, but also incredibly sturdy β€” heavy items like winter jackets or school bags stay put with no issues.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.49+ (available in three sizes and seven colours).

    6. An antimicrobial button pusher that'll help you open doors, press the elevator buttons, and use ATMs without actually using your fingers. This slim tool is designed to attach right to your key ring, so chances are you won't lose it, either.

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    I love that each one also comes with special rubberized tips that'll let you to use touchscreens with ease, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    7. This portable solar lantern that'll light up your next backyard or camping hang sesh. They're water resistant, can fold up basically flat, recharge almost entirely within four hours, AND have three lighting functions. Whew!

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    Reviewers say they're super lightweight and an awesome addition to trailers and boats, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $67.40+ (available in two colours).

    8. These glass drink tumblers that have handy little silicone sleeves to help keep your drink in your hand (and not spilled on the ground). I always prefer glass to plastic, since plastic can absorb smells, colours, and tastes (which anyone with old Tupperware knows all too well).

    The glass tumblers neatly arranged on a desk with leafy plants
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    Reviewers say they hardly spill a drop when tipped over, and that they're durable as heck, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.22+ (available in three colours).

    9. This colourful little menstrual cup that'll help you eliminate single-use products from your personal care routine, while also keeping pesky leaks at bay. I know what you're thinking β€” aren't all menstrual cups more or less the same? WRONG. This one has a specially-designed tab at the base to make removal extremely easy (I'm talking first-time-user easy).

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    And reviewers love that it's just soft enough to be comfortable without sacrificing on efficacy.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.95+ (available in three sizes and two packs).

    10. This exfoliating body polish that'll help you slough away dead skin (and all the day's nonsense). Instead of microplastic exfoliants, this creamy scrub uses apricot seeds and sugar to scrub away flakes and gunky build-up. Reviewers love the fresh, fruity smell, and say it works on even the toughest skin!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.44.

    11. These cute little rope baskets that are shallow enough to work as a helpful catch-all dish. Toss in your keys, house your sunglasses, or use it for cotton pads in the bathroom β€” you can even use them to store fruit or veggies in the kitchen! Reviewers love that they're structured (not floppy) so they're sturdy enough to store just about anything you can think of.

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    And since they're made of a soft woven cotton, they're awesome for homes with small tots (or accident-prone adults).

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in two colours).

    12. These copper wire clips that'll keep lunches closed and documents organized in a ~snap~. Reviewers love the strong clamp, saying they tackle portfolios and multi-page documents with ease.

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    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $6.90+ (available in three colours).

    13. This deluxe swiveling vanity mirror that's so loaded with features, it's basically the Ferrari of mirrors. The LED lights mimic natural sunlight to give you true-to-life colours, and can be dimmed for day or night. Hidden inside is a pull-out mirror that magnifies 10x for all your detail work.

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    Reviewers love that it's USB-powered, which means it won't die halfway through your makeup application. Plus, there's a neat little tray built right in to help keep all your doodads organized.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $65.99.

    14. Some collagen-infused lip masks that will give your smoocher a boost of softness and hydration. The hyper-concentrated formula of collagen and glycerin is great for plumping and moisturizing, sure β€” but it also helps to make your lips feel (and look) super kissable, and make them more resistant to environmental factors (like dry air conditioning).

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    Reviewers say they actually stay put, and say they've noticed a boost in their lips' natural colour after just one use!

    Get a pack of 30 on Amazon Canada for $15.99+ (available in three styles).

    15. This sleek battery-operated spice mill that'll be a fantastic gadget for anyone who's sick to death of working hard for a little fresh ground seasoning. The ceramic grinding core will never rust, dull, or taint the flavour of your seasonings, which means you can even grind coarse salt if you want.

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    It even has a handy LED light on the base, and it also comes with a dust cover for the base to help keep your tabletops and counters free of debris.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.95+ (available in three colours).

    16. This rose gold computer stand that'll elevate your laptop to heights that feel a lot more comfortable for your neck and shoulders. The rubberized feet mean it won't slip and slide all over your desk. Plus, an elevated laptop is a COOL laptop β€” which is great if your computer starts to sound like a rocket midway through your workday.

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    It assembles in seconds, and reviewers love that it's helped them maximize the space on cramped desks and tabletops.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $40.19+ (available in four colours).

    17. This chic set of vases that'll give your floral friends a home without cluttering up your living space. Lacking a green thumb? Go ahead and use it for cotton buds, hair brushes, or even as an unconventional storage solution for toothbrushes!

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    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $25.98+ (available in three colours and four sets).

    18. A starry silk eye mask, so you can snooze in style (and block out your neighbour's lights in the process). An adjustable strap means it's 100% customizable β€” no more discomfort! And reviewers say it's so soft, you'll almost forget you're wearing it.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99+ (available in eight colours).

    19. This four-piece spice grinder that'll help you get your herbs down to palatable little pieces. The four separate chambers mean you can even collect the dust particles, so not a thing goes to waste. Reviewers say it grinds like a dream, too!

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    It also has a magnetic top to keep your herbs from spilling out.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    20. This cute little egg cooker that'll help you whip up a breakfast in minutes β€” with almost zero effort. Hard boiled? Poached? Scrambled eggs? Omelettes? This baby does it all. Reviewers love that it's safe enough for kids to use, too!

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    It even has a handy little chime that plays when your eggs are done cooking, so you can literally set it and forget it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28+ (available in five colours).

    21. Some hand-painted ceramic knobs that'll breathe new life into old furniture and add some vintage flair to even the plainest bathroom or kitchen cabinets. Each hand-painted knob is unique, too!

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    Because of their longer posts, they can even be used to replace knobs on antique furniture.

    Get a set of 20 knobs on Amazon Canada for $43.16+ (available in five colours).

    22. These de-puffing 24K gold eye patches that'll give your tender under-eye area the TLC it really needs (and often doesn't get). Unlike other eye masks, this one targets the area all the way around your eyes, so tired peepers look refreshed and rejuvenated (even if you're feeling anything but).

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    Reviewers say there's a bit of a learning curve to applying them, but once you get it right, you'll feel the cooling benefits instantly.

    Get a pack of six pairs on Amazon Canada for $17.96.

    23. Need something a little less ~intense~? These hydrating eye masks will deliver targeted hydration, and are super easy to apply. These are a fantastic addition to a nightly skincare routine, and will help keep your eye area soft and moisturized.

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    Get a pack of 12 pairs on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    24. This lovely pot and cup set that'll give you more reasons to drink tea (as if you need it!). Inspired by Scandinavian minimalism, this set will transform your ordinary morning cup into something worth celebrating.

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    The stoneware keeps your drink warmer for longer. And if that's not enough, the teacup comes with it's own bamboo coaster, too.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $59.89.

    25. A set of sleek hanging planters that'll help you keep your plants happy, while freeing up your counters and windowsills. Reviewers love that they're easy to install, and can actually double as an unusual window covering alternative.

    The planters are hung above a window like a curtain and filled with leafy plants
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    Each rope is adjustable both vertically and horizontally, so you can completely customize your look. Plus, they come with all the hardware you'll need to get 'em set up straight away.

    Get the set of three planters on Amazon Canada for $50.97+ (available in two colours).

    26. These tonal hair coils that will keep your hair out of your face, without leaving a huge dent in your ponytail. Ever suffered from headaches after a day of wearing a too-tight pony? The coiled design actually spreads the tension out over your scalp so "hair headaches" are a thing of the past.

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    And since they don't have any metal grommets or joints, they won't pull, snag, or damage your hair β€” no matter how many tries it takes to get that messy bun ~just~ right.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $9.50. You can also get a pack of eight here.

    27. This stylish smart health tracker that'll keep tabs on everything from calories you burn to sleep patterns, all the way through to your reproductive health. The water-resistant body is wrapped in stainless steel, so you can go ahead and wear this 24/7. And since it looks like a stylish piece of jewelry, there's no reason you wouldn't!

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    Thanks to a coin cell battery (like the one in most watches), it doesn't need recharging, either β€” just put it on and sync with the app!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $129.99 (available in four styles).

    28. This cool-mist humidifier that'll amp up the moisture levels in your home and help with dry throats and noses. Humidifiers are also said to help to reduce allergies, prevent snoring, and to prevent dry skin.

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    Reviewers love its compact size, and the fact that there are no moving parts or filters to replace. It even has a handy auto shut-off feature!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.88.

    29. And lastly, an infusion water bottle with a built-in citrus juicer. It allows fruit flavours to filter into the bottle through a super-fine mesh screen, giving you a tastier version of H2O. Plus, your drink will look a lot more appealing than a bottle of boring ol' water.

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    Reviewers say it's strong, durable, and doesn't leak.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.11+ (available in four colours).

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