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    31 Surprisingly Awesome Things You Won't Want To Go A Single Day Without

    Making everyday life a lot easier, one handy-dandy product at a time.

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    1. This back scrubber that'll help you give those hard-to-reach areas a good scrubbin'. The double-sided material is great for everyday cleansing or more intense exfoliation, too! And once it starts to get grimy, just toss it in the laundry on a gentle cycle, and reuse at will.

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    Reviewers say it's a great alternative to loofahs or abrasive back scrubbers!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    2. An award-winning cookbook that'll help you cook fast AND eat well. Let's face it, sometimes we just don't have the time (or the will) to slave away for hours cooking beautiful-but-time-consuming recipes. It contains 160 recipes that all come together in under ten minutes, so your mealtime dilemmas are basically solved.

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    Get it on Kindle from Amazon Canada for $9.99 (also available in paperback).

    3. This all-natural coconut milk bath that will make your skin feel silky and hydrated. Just scoop a bit into your bath and enjoy a nice, long soak! A little goes a long way, too, so you'll be able to enjoy this lil' treat for a while.

    A hand holding a jar of the exfoliant over clear bathwater
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.

    4. This powerful air duster that'll literally blow all the dust and debris right out of your electronics. You can use short bursts to blast crumbs from between keys or prevent dust build-up on computer fans. There's even a long stem included that'll funnel the air into tight spaces!

    The air duster canister sits next to a keyboard
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    Reviewers say this duster is worth every penny. The can may get a bit frosty with prolonged use, but that's okay — just set it aside for a few minutes and then it's good to reuse.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $15.50.

    5. This anti-chafing powder that'll keep your butt and bits dry and comfortable, no matter what you put them through. This sweat absorber and friction fighter contains calamine powder to help any and all skin irritations.

    A bottle of anti-friction powder lies next to a dumbbell
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    Lots of reviewers say it's ridiculously effective for reducing friction and heat rashes, as well as preventing unpleasant odours. Some have even used it behind their ears!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.44.

    6. 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 wood composite 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 — just put it on and sync with the app!

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

    7. Some antimicrobial silver-infused toothbrushes that'll eliminate up to 99.99% of bacteria living on its bristles within six hours. It's like using a sterile toothbrush every single time (without actually having to do the sterilizing).

    Four large and two small toothbrushes are lined up side by side
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    And reviewers just can't get enough — they've noticed less plaque build-up, healthier gums, and whiter teeth at a fraction of the cost of expensive electric brushes.

    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    8. This anti-soggy cereal bowl that'll help keep your cereal crispy and crunchy, right down to the last bite. Put your milk in one side, and cereal in the other and combine at will! It's also fantastic as an easy chip-and-dip bowl!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.84+ (available in two colours and one pack).

    9. This anti-chafe stick that'll help protect your skin from rubbing and irritation. This allergen-free miracle will make things like blisters and raw, red skin a problem of the past. Just swipe it on wherever you need and get on with your day.

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    Plus, it's sweat and moisture resistant, while still letting your skin breathe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99+ (available in three sizes).

    10. This Mason jar drink lid that will turn your ordinary canning containers into drinking vessels. Go ahead and whip up a batch of iced coffee — this lid just snaps right onto to just about any standard canning jar, so you can take your delicious beverage on the go.

    The lid is attached to a Mason jar full of lemonade
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    Reviewers say it makes drinking out of a jar a LOT more pleasant — goodbye, spills and drips! Some have even used them as lids for coffee whitener and sugar jars, so you know it's uses are basically endless.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.08 (also available in green).

    11. This bug bite treatment that'll halt itching and burning in its tracks. The combination of baking soda and tea tree oil will not only give you permanent itch relief, but actually works to soothe your skin.

    A person applies the gel their hand
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    And it doesn't just work on mosquito bites, either. I've used this stuff (with great success) on horsefly bites and wasp stings, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.47.

    12. This transparent anti-slip tape that'll prevent unfortunate mishaps on staircases, tiled floors, boats, or any other slippy surfaces. BRB, covering my entire apartment in this because I am a walking disaster.

    A hand rolls the transparent anti-slip tape across some wooden stairs
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    13. These Mr. Clean Magic Eraser sheets that'll help you scrub all the nooks and crannies of your home. They're basically a super flexible (but equally durable) cousin of the much-beloved originals, and can be used to clean everything from your stovetop to the inside of the microwave.

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    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $2.97 (also available in a pack of 16).

    14. This handheld bag sealer that'll help keep your food fresher for longer. This 2-in-1 gadget actually doubles as a bag cutter, too, so you can snip the excess and then seal it with some gentle heat to prevent spills and messes. Plus, it's a great way to prevent that unpleasant freezer-burn taste!

    A person uses the bag sealer to close a bag full of peanuts
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    It runs on two AA batteries but those aren't included, so make sure you snag some here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    15. These gel heel liners from Dr. Scholl's that are basically a miracle blister-prevention tool for anyone with feet (aka everyone). They attach to the back of your shoes, preventing your heel from rubbing against abrasive threading or sharp edges. And the glue is fabric safe, too, so you won't ruin your favourite footwear in the process.

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    I've also used them to improve the fit of shoes that I either bought just a teensy bit big (the sale was too good, okay?), or that just got stretched out over time. While Dr. Scholl's offers patterned liners, too, I prefer the transparent gel ones — especially in low-top shoes like Converse, or in sandals.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    16. Some sheer universal primer putty that'll help grip your makeup and keep it locked in place all day long. It's designed to glide seamlessly over your skin and give your complexion the smooth, poreless finish of your dreams.

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    The formula is also packed with intensely-hydrating squalane to give your skin some love. And it's completely vegan, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.97.

    17. This magical soothing massage oil that's specially formulated to ease post-workout aches and pains (while also keeping your skin looking its very best). Thanks to a vegan formula of chamomile and peppermint, muscle tension will be a thing of the past — no matter how long it's been since you've exercised.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    18. A mini hammer whose clever design conceals two screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, a bottle opener, reamer, saw blade, a file, and a knife. Never again will you have to rummage through every junk drawer in your house to find the perfect tool for the job — it's this. This is the perfect tool.

    The multi-tool is laid open on the table, showing its many attachments
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    And to hammer home the point even more, reviewers say they love the excellent quality of this surprisingly mini (yet useful!) tool.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.95. Other tools from this collection also available.

    19. These cut-resistant gloves that are basically like kitchen armour. They'll protect hands from mandolines, peelers, graters, and every other knife or blade, so you can focus on your culinary creations instead of stressing about minor nicks and cuts.

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    They've got helpful little gripper dots, too, so you'll never have to worry about dropping something slippery or smooth.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $15.95+ (available in two sizes).

    20. 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.

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    Reviewers say that it doesn't damage leather or other materials, and love that they can finally have perfectly-fitted footwear.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.38.

    21. These soft corner protectors that'll help you avoid bruises if you, like me, are a bit clumsy. Plus, application is a total breeze. The strong silicone adhesive sticks to just about everything — just peel and attach! Changed your mind? Put a hot cloth over the protector until the adhesive softens, then gently peel it off, damage-free.

    A close-up shot of the transparent corner protector on the edge of a table
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    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $10.99+ (available in four different packs).

    22. A bottle of professional-quality makeup setting spray that'll help lock in your ~lewk~. Reviewers are completely obsessed! It's kept their makeup looking flawless through intense summer heat, nose-blowing, and even dance floor-induced sweatiness, so you know this is the real deal.

    A person spritzes the setting spray onto their fully made-up face
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    One reviewer says it's a fantastic dupe for Urban Decay's famous All-Nighter setting mist!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    23. This fully-loaded sewing kit that contains everything you'll need to mend holes, reattach buttons, and make small alterations to just about everything. It contains over 110 pieces, and so many colours of thread, matching it to your clothes won't be a problem.

    The sewing kit is laid open to show all the threads, pins, scissors, needles, and clips included
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.97.

    24. This magic scuff eraser that'll help clean up suede and nubuck like nobody's business. You don't need any water, either, so there's no mess — just make sure you take it slow on coloured fabrics to make sure you don't lift the dye.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.

    25. Some fizzing electrolyte tablets that are basically the most delicious way to stay hydrated. Drop one into a glass of water, or into your post-workout smoothie to keep your body juiced up and ready to go! Reviewers say they're also a fantastic solution to painful hangovers, or as part of food poisoning recovery.

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    Get a pack of 40 servings on Amazon Canada for $38.

    26. This cult-fave dry shampoo by amika that doesn't just mask second-day hair — it actually cleans it. By swapping out aluminum starch for rice starch, oil and gunk are absorbed without clogging up your scalp and making things feel sticky or gritty.

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    And it's totally buildable and 100% invisible, so you can layer this baby on day after day (because who actually wants to wash their hair these days?).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33 (also available in a mini size).

    27. These moisture-wicking compression foot sleeves that will help ease symptoms of plantar fasciitis and support your arch and ankles. They're super breathable and ultra thin, too, so you can even wear them with shoes if you like!

    A close-up photo of the compression sleeves on a pair of feet
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    But they're not just for plantar fasciitis — some reviewers use these to help treat pain from old injuries, or just to ease fatigue after long hours spent running around.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $14.95 (available in sizes S/M and L/XL, and in two colours).

    28. This beard cream that smells like a zesty summer cocktail, and will keep your facial hair (plus the skin underneath) soft and healthy. Think of it as a leave-in conditioner! It contains zero synthetic ingredients, and actually helps boost hair growth, too.

    A hand holds up the jar of beard cream against a neutral background
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    29. This wonky deer and horse fly repellant that uses motion to prevent pesky bugs from swarming around you. All you need to do is clip it onto your hat, jacket, or anywhere else on your person, and this little dragonfly will do the rest. Reviewers swear by it, saying it's helped them avoid painful bites during camping and canoeing trips.

    A person is wearing a brimmed hat with the repellant clipped on so it bounces around their head
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    It's also a great replacement for topical creams and sprays.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    30. This all-natural deodorant that'll keep you smelling fresh and feelin' fine all through the hottest days of summer. It doesn't have any of those yucky irritants that traditional deodorants have (like aluminum), so it won't irritate your skin. Plus, it smells like you rolled around in a bed of roses (no, I'm not kidding).

    A smiling person holds up the deodorant
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    The texture's a bit different than what you might be used to, but don't fret — just let the heat from your skin warm it up a bit, then smooth on as usual. Oh, and it's totally vegan, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.97 (available in four scents).

    31. And lastly, this all-natural yoga mat spray that'll help keep your exercise equipment sanitized and smelling fresh. Thanks to a naturally anti-microbial combo of peppermint, tea tree, and lavender oils, your yoga mat will get the deep clean it needs.

    The mat spray lies on a yoga mat next to a discarded sports bra
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    Reviewers love the relaxing scent, and say it's great for basically all fitness equipment (like boxing gloves)!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.50.

    Lost buttons? Dry skin? Slippery stairs? I don't know her.

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