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    26 Incredibly Useful Things That'll Make Everyday Life A Whole Lot Easier

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    1. 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. It even comes with special attachments that let you use touchscreens, too!

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    "I was able to open even the heaviest doors with relative ease, and thanks to the touchscreen tips, I could flip between paying for groceries and answering texts in seconds. Even though I love that the tips are removable (more versatility!), you can also glue them on, like some reviewers did. And thanks to the designers for making the finger loop big enough for all sizes of fingers — even my boyfriend, whose digits are almost twice the size of mine, can comfortably fit them into the loop. 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 — no slip, no scratches. Push, pull, tap, grab — this lil' guy does it all, and keeps your hands germ free in the process." —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Touché tool here (it's #1).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in two colours).

    2. These pocket-size soap sheets that'll help you keep your hands clean, no matter where you are. Ever wanted to wash your hands at a gas station bathroom, only to discover the soap dispenser is empty? Problem solved!

    The soap sheets inside their open containers resting on a clean towel
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    And don't even worry about leakage or annoying messes — these dry sheets are activated with a little bit of water, which reviewers say makes them amazing for camping and road trips.

    Get a pack of 230 sheets on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    3. This faucet attachment that'll protect little noggins during bath time, and make it easier to wash their hair. It creates a gentle waterfall so kids don't have to stick their heads under a hard, metal faucet during bathtime, and you don't have to worry about painful accidents.

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    Reviewers say their kiddos love playing under the water stream, and there's even a bubble function that'll whip up a fluffy, fun soak!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.97+ (available in two colours).

    4. This body shaver that'll help eliminate unwanted fuzz — especially in those hard-to-reach areas. It works wet or dry, and it even has a special safety guard to prevent unpleasant razor burn.

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    Reviewers say it's a real game-changer — they love that they can not only get rid of unwanted back and shoulder hair themselves, but that the blade itself is super easy to clean, too. Make sure you stock up on refill cartridges, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.95.

    5. This multipurpose squeegee that reviewers say easily tackles messes around the sink. One side has tiny silicone bristles to help you scrub and dust, while the other side makes short work of cleaning mirrors, countertops, and other smooth surfaces. It's the 2-in-1 product you didn't know you needed (but most definitely do).

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    It even fits in the snug space behind the tap! Plus, it's an easy, eco-friendly alternative to paper towels.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.

    6. This magical detangling brush that works on all hair types (yes, even curly). The cone-shaped bristles actually glide through hair and gently separate it, rather than pulling, tugging, snagging, or breaking your strands. Reviewers say it takes them minutes (rather than hours) to detangle their strands!

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    One reviewer said it's even great for brushing out wigs!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.35+ (available in five colours).

    7. A gift wrap organizer that'll help you tidy all those half-used rolls, keeping them neatly stored until you're ready to use 'em again. Each tear-resistant package can hold up to 25 rolls of wrapping paper, and there's even a zippered top to keep them from falling out or getting dusty.

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    Some reviewers even use it to store yoga mats, kids' stuffed animals, or winter accessories. Plus, it folds up flat when you're not using it!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    8. This powder-puff lip cream that'll give you a soft, diffused wash of colour, and doesn't require steady hands to apply. The lightweight formula is basically foolproof! And reviewers love that it feels super comfortable, never drying, on their pout.

    A close up of someone's parted lips wearing the diffused lip colour
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.76+ (available in seven colours).

    9. A handy sink sling that'll keep your sponges from getting gunky, and keep your counters free of sludgy dish water. The adjustable wire allows you to customize the shape to fit your needs (and your kitchen). Slip it over your faucet, drape it between two kitchen sinks, or even use it in the shower for sudsy loofahs!

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    It won't detach or fall (like those suction cup caddies), and it can be moulded and re-moulded a million times to fit your exact needs.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6+ (available in three colours).

    10. 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 $26.99.

    11. A hanging organizer that'll finally give you a place to stash your ties and belts. Instead of rolling up your fave accessories and stuffing them into drawers and other nooks, this organizer gives you the option to hang them so they stay uncreased and undamaged.

    The organizer filled with neatly hung ties on a clothing rack
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    And the best part is that the hooks swivel, so you can easily browse through your collection without ever taking it off the rack.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    12. This hot tool holster, so you can safely store your straighteners, dryers, and curlers. It features a cord storage pocket that'll keep things neat and tidy, so you can say goodbye to endless untangling.

    A close up of the holster in a bathroom cupboard holding a hair dryer and a straightener
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    Reviewers love that the silicone design keeps their counters from getting accidentally singed, and say it's sturdy enough to hold even the heaviest styling tools.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24+ (available in two colours).

    13. This anti-blister balm that'll keep chafing, rubbing, and raw skin at bay. The sweat and moisture resistant formula won't clog your pores, or slip off if it's extra hot out (aka every single day this summer). Plus, it goes on smooth and dry, which means you don't have to wait to put on socks or shoes, either!

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    Reviewers say it's awesome for helping finicky feet avoid blisters, and is a great ally during the breaking-in period of a new pair of shoes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    14. These genius shower hooks that'll be a definite upgrade to those noisy metal ones you've got rattling up there now. The tops are beaded with little silicone nodes that roll right across your shower rod for noiseless operation. Plus, the double hooks mean you can remove the shower curtain without needing to remove the liner at the same time, and vice versa.

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    Reviewers say these glide like butter! They also being able to take each curtain out individually when it's time for the washing.

    Get a set of 12 on Amazon Canada for $23.85+ (available in two colours).

    15. A portable white noise machine that reviewers say actually helps lull their little ones to sleep (and help them stay that way). The loop handle means you can attach it to a stroller, backpack, or even a tent string for on-the-go lullabies.

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    Plus, it's USB-rechargeable and lasts all night long on a single charge.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.97+ (available in four styles and two purchasing options).

    16. A pet bathing tool that'll make your pupper's bathtime a lot less stressful (for both you and your pet). Your doggo will think you're petting them, but IN REALITY, you'll be giving them a thorough scrubbin'.

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    Reviewers love how much easier bathing their pets has become, without the need for filling and draining a tub. Plus, the petting motion is a lot more soothing than a standard bath.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.95.

    17. A double compartment bra wash bag that'll help you get your titty holder squeaky clean. The contoured shape helps keep the cups from getting smooshed or damaged, and reviewers say they're capacious enough to fit larger bras, too.

    The wash bag filled with two bras and placed on a washing machine
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    And the best part is that the bra's hook closure won't snag your other laundry!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.32.

    18. A collapsible dish rack that'll fold up flat when you're done cleaning up after dinner. The silicone sides help prevent dishes from sliding around, and it even features handy compartments for cutlery so you can keep things neat and tidy.

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    Reviewers love that it's on the smaller side, making it perfect for campers or RVs.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.42.

    19. 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.

    20. This single-serve pour-over coffee maker that'll help you brew yourself a cup of java quickly and easily. It fits on basically any kind of container, whether it's your favourite mug or a to-go cup. Reviewers love that it makes a delicious brew, and say it's helped them waste less coffee if they're making a cup just for themselves.

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    One reviewer even used it to make themselves a cup of tea!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.88.

    21. These stylish earplugs that are specially designed to retain sound clarity while filtering out harmful or damaging frequencies. Reviewers use them during loud events, while roading motorcycles, or even at home with a rowdy bunch of kids, and say they help protect their hearing without completely deafening the user.

    A profile photo of a person wearing the earplugs
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    Each set comes with both foam and silicone tips in three different sizes, so you can make sure you have the perfect fit.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $39.95 (available in three colours).

    22. This screen cleaning kit that'll get your devices gleaming like new. The odourless formula is alcohol and ammonia free, so it won't stink up your phone, and it'll eliminate up to 99.99% of all germs and gunk on your screens.

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    Reviewers say the clothes are super gentle, too, so they won't scratch up screens or lenses. Plus, each kit includes a travel-size spray so you can always keep it with you.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    23. This non-stick ice cream scoop, so you can get yourself some delicious frosty dessert without spraining your wrist. Not only does it have a non-stick coating, but the handle is filled with a defrosting fluid that keeps ice cream from clinging to your scoop.

    A person scoops ice cream out of a tub
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    Reviewers love it, saying even ice cream straight out of the freezer stands no chance. You can even use it to scoop cookie batter, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    24. This toilet brush with an attached rim cleaner that'll get your porcelain throne looking brand new. Reviewers love that the silicone bristles don't retain odours, and say they're gentle enough to keep the coating scratch free.

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    Plus, the rim cleaner helps to eliminate pesky rust stains in those hard-to-reach places.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.88.

    25. A USB-powered charging hub that'll charge up to four devices at once. The bamboo design is sturdy and minimal, and each section is lined in microfibre to protect your tech while it powers up. And reviewers love that it also helps prevent clutter and tangled cables!

    The charging hub perched on a counter and loaded with tech
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $57.66+ (available in four styles, and both with and without a charger).

    26. And lastly, this sink saddle that'll make hand-washing dishes a lot easier — and safer! The silicone mat helps to prevent things from sliding around in soapy water, and also cushions delicate items (like glassware) if they happen to tip over.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.32.

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