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    42 Super Useful Products That'll Fix Just About Any Problem In Your Life

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    1. This roll of beeswax-infused wrap, so you can cut exactly the size you need every time. Those pre-cut sets are cute and all, but what about that larger produce, or annoying tiny bowls, or maybe that shred of leftover tofu? And just like other beeswax wraps, this is reusable, so you can feel good that none of it is going to waste.

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    Get it at Simons for $20.

    2. A pair of these sound-reducing ear plugs that will filter out eardrum damaging decibels. Reviewers say they're incredible at dampening annoying sounds without completely deafening the user.

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    Unlike traditional earplugs, these ones still allow you to hear certain frequencies (like a ringing phone), so you won't be totally isolated. They're also great for parents of newborns, or for those with noise sensitivity. Each set comes with three interchangeable tips (small, medium, and large), so you know you'll get a perfect fit.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $37.95.

    3. This enzymatic powder supplement that'll help with all manner of digestive issues. It uses fruit enzymes from papaya and pineapple, plus one billion probiotics in each serving, to help alleviate bloating, cramping, and constipation. And it's free of dairy, soy, and gluten to keep your tum-tum happy. / Via

    Get it at Free People for $48.29.

    4. This awesome memory foam pregnancy pillow that's specially designed to help moms — whether it's finding a comfy position to sleep in, or as a support during nursing. Not pregnant or nursing? No problem! The unique shape of the pillow is also great at alleviating back pain during long car rides, as additional support after surgery, or just to help ease lower back tension.

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    Did I mention it's hypoallergenic and made of bamboo charcoal? Plus, you can remove the outer cover to give it a nice, deep clean.

    Get it at Amazon Canada for $76.90.

    5. This super-saturated purple hair mask that'll eliminate all those annoying brassy tones on blonde hair. The deep violet shade will keep every light shade looking its very best between salon appointments, and since it's infused with almond butter and iris extract, your hair will feel as nourished and healthy as it looks.

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    Get it at Free People for $24.84.

    6. These beaded cleaning sponges, so you can finally give your fave water bottle that deep clean it desperately needs. Each little pod contains ceramic nodes that'll gently scrub away any gross buildup — all you need is a few splashes of soap!

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    Plus, they're reusable!

    Get a set of four at Simons for $7.

    7. A special tool that'll make short work of pungent garlic and ginger, all while keeping your fingers protected from their overpowering smell. Use the smooth surface to remove the garlic's papery casing, then smoosh it using the ridged edges. Or you can simply grate your fave aromatics using the spiky centre! And if that's not enough, give your hands a quick once-over with the stainless steel base and you're off, scent-free.

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    Get it at Uncommon Goods for $30.30.

    8. This calming salve that uses chamomile, arnica, and vitamin E to soothe irritated, swollen, inflamed, or tender skin. It has a tiny dose of refreshing mint, too, that works to cool your poor, frazzled skin. Even though you can use it wherever you need, it's perfect for those post-hair removal itchies.

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $40 USD.

    9. This yolk separator that'll easily gulp up egg yolks, while leaving the whites untouched. Squeeze the soft silicone cheeks, bring the mouth to the yolk, and release — easy peasy!

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    It might seem gimmicky, but it's not! Made of food-grade silicone, it's totally nonstick, and wonderfully easy to clean. Reviewers say there's a bit of a learning curve to getting it just right, but once you do, it's smooth sailing.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.

    10. Some compression socks that'll help improve your circulation and decrease soreness (because tired feet are the worst). They'll help energize your legs during the day, which is great if you've been spending a lot of time on the couch lately. And they're also amazing at helping your post-workout recovery!

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    Get a pack of three at Comrad socks for $69 USD (available in six colours and in sizes M-L). You can also get individual pairs for $29 USD.

    11. This dream-decoding book that'll help you make sense of your nighttime escapades. Dreaming of your teeth falling out (because, same)? Or maybe you’re having nightmares about being chased by your third-grade teacher? Well, this book will help you crack the code of your subconscious and figure out what it’s all about.

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    Get it at Free People for $23.46.

    12. This herb-saving pod that'll keep them looking fresh and feelin' fine for up to three weeks. The protective casing acts as a shield, so they're not battered around by all the things in your fridge, while the transparent front allows you to see exactly what's inside.

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    Pat your herbs dry and pop them in the pod. Add a smidge of water to the base, and that's it! The only thing you need to do is swap the water out every 3-5 days. Reviewers say it even works on asparagus!

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $26.43.

    13. 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.

    14. This awesome Living Proof dry shampoo that actually (no, really!) cleans your hair — instead of just masking it with starches and fragrances. I've tried dozens of dry shampoos, and this one is one of my absolute faves, precisely because it makes my hair feel super clean. It also gives my mane a bit of grip and texture, so re-styling is a total breeze.

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    I even keep a travel-sized version in my purse at all times, which is a true blessing on hot summer days.

    Get it at Anthropologie for $24 USD or at Sephora Canada for $33.

    15. A bread-warming blanket that'll keep your bread nice and toasty until you're ready to chow down. Sure, you could just use a regular old napkin — but does a regular napkin have a secret heatable and removable flax pouch? Does it swaddle your bread like a newborn baby? I didn't think so.

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    Get it at Uncommon Goods for $41.32 (available in two colours).

    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. This ultra-slim reusable water bottle that'll fit in nearly every bag and pocket. Sure, it'll help you stay hydrated, but it's also wildly practical. Go ahead and use it for hot or cold drinks, and take it with you wherever you go.

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    Get it at Shopbop for $44.09. Also available in a smaller size.

    18. This fun WFH kit that'll make it a lot easier (and less stressful) to get your business done from your home office. There are nine different accessories in this box — there's even a video conference bingo card to keep things interesting when you're about to hop on to your fifth Zoom call of the day.

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    Want to ~delicately~ send a message to your roommate that you'd like your privacy? Use the Do Not Disturb sign. Or just pop in the ear plugs and pretend you don't hear them.

    Get it at Anthropologie for $20 USD.

    19. This miraculous cleaning goo that'll suck up all the dust and crumbs from between the buttons on your keyboard. The slightly tacky and biodegradable material is lightly scented with lemon, and won't irritate skin.

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    The best part is that it can be used over and over again — when the goo starts to get dark and grimy, it's time to replace.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    20. These tiny hydrocolloid pimple patches that'll absorb all the gunk and bacteria in your pores, and leave you with a smooth, blemish-free complexion. What I love about these is that they're made without gelatin — so they're 100% vegan friendly! And they don't leave behind any redness or irritation, either.

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    Oh, and they're also basically invisible on the skin.

    Get a box of 36 patches at Anthropologie for $13 USD.

    21. A shaving apron that attaches to any bathroom mirror and catches all beard shrapnel before it coats your entire bathroom. You'll never have to pick all the little hairs from your countertop again.

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    It also makes a great gift for any bearded people in your life.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99 (available in two colours).

    22. These invisible ring adjusters that'll keep your favourite bling from slipping off your fingers. And with six different styles of adjusters in each package, you'll be able to customize the fit — no matter what kind of jewelry you're rockin'.

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    Get a set of six at Simons for $9.

    23. This magical water purifier pod for pets that absorbs impurities and eliminates odours from any water source. Use it when you're out and about and your fur baby is thirsty as heck. One pod is all you need to remove lead, arsenic, chloride, and fluoride from your pet's water dish for up to six months!

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    The design is brilliant, too. Just pop the pod into its protective shell, and then attach that to the bottom of your pet's bowl with powerful suction cups. You won't have to worry about it getting lost or accidentally swallowed by your pet.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $70.93.

    24. These tiny ingrown hair-eliminating mitts that'll prevent those pesky little bumps from popping up after a shave or wax. Slip on one of these finger-sized mitts and gently wipe the irritated area — willow bark, witch hazel, and lactic acid work to penetrate your pores to reduce oil production and soothe stressed skin.

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    Get a pack of 12 at Anthropologie for $18 USD or at Free People for $24.84.

    25. This après-sun recovery cream that'll tackle frazzled and burnt skin like nobody's business. It's extremely hydrating, which is great if you want to avoid that annoying post-sunburn flakiness. It's infused with rosemary extract and aloe vera to deeply condition your skin without every feeling greasy or heavy, too!

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $32 USD.

    26. This special wash that'll help you keep your silk pillowcases, wraps, and hair ties looking beautiful wear after wear. Silk is absolutely fantastic on your hair, but requires a little extra TLC when cleaning — and is also very easy to ruin. Fret no more! This hypoallergenic formula deeply cleans the fabric without damaging the delicate fibres.

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    Get it at SkinStore for $41.47. Use code MD20 for 20% off. Also available at Anthropology for $29 USD.

    27. This creamy hair yogurt (yup, you read that right!) that'll help smooth and tame frizz and unruly locks. It's packed with bio-keratin to give you that coveted glossy finish — and it smells like a strawberry-banana smoothie, so you really can't go wrong.

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    Get it at Amazon Canada for $26.

    28. This highly-concentrated softening oil that's as versatile as it is lovely. It'll make short work of ingrown hairs and post-hair removal irritation, but it's also so much more than that! You can use it as a clarifying treatment to help prevent gunk from building up in your pores, as a cuticle softener, as a bath oil, or even as a scalp treatment.

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $46 USD or at Free People for $63.94.

    29. Some tech-safe wipes, so you can kill all the germs and bacteria that are currently living on your phone. I love that they're fragrance-free, because I've had enough disinfectant smell to last me a lifetime. And the package is resealable, too, so the wipes won't dry out before you get a chance to finish them!

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    Get a pack of 20 at Free People for $11.04.

    30. This neat little kit that contains everything you'd need to bust small beauty issues in a heartbeat. Snagged a nail? Having a bad hair day? Lips extra chapped? Noisy co-workers? This kit's got your back.

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    Get it at Shopbop for $18.81.

    31. This nourishing sheet mask that's infused with antioxidant-rich honey to help give your skin a healthy, bouncy glow. Honey is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-septic, too — which means gunky pollution build-up and excess oil don't stand a chance.

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $14 USD (available in three formulas).

    32. 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.

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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 $24.58. Other tools from this collection also available.

    33. This beard-straightening brush that's specially designed to both style hair and easily smooth unruly beards. With two temperature settings, it can be customized for different hair types and styles, while the rubber bristles keep hair from getting accidentally ~singed~.

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    The universal voltage also means you can take it anywhere. Reviewers love how quickly it heats up (all it takes is 60 seconds!), AND how easy it is to use, so it won't slow down your routine!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    34. This cooling leg and foot cream that's designed to soothe swollen and inflamed limbs. Pump this gel-cream formula liberally into your hands, and gently massage into affected areas — the blend of Roman chamomile and aloe vera is great at invigorating tired feet and protecting them against future inflammation.

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $42 USD.

    35. This powerful laundry detergent that'll help clean even the grimiest workout clothes. I love that it's designed to be used with synthetics or materials typically used in fitness gear — which means I don't have to worry about damaging the elastic fibres or finding out my beloved yoga pants are now shapeless.

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    Get it at Shopbop for $26.18.

    36. This highly-absorbent doormat that's specially designed to soak up all the water, mud, and dirt your fur baby tracks into the house. You won't have to stress that your hardwood floors or lovely carpeting will get gunked up.

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    And these mats aren't just for use at entryways. They also make a great liner for crates, are super useful a car seat cover, or you can even toss them under your pet's food and water dishes (if they're a particularly messy eater). Don't worry — the super plush microfibre fabric is also incredibly absorbent, and built to withstand even the slobbery pet!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.51+ (available in four sizes and six colours).

    37. Some Boscia blotting papers that'll help manage excessive shininess, while also soothing, freshening, and protecting your skin. The slim package tucks into any pocket, too.

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    They're cruelty free, vegan, and don't contain any artificial fragrances and colours.

    Get a pack of 100 on Amazon Canada for $14.

    38. This silk hair wrap that'll keep your tresses from getting rumpled during sleep. Slip it on before bedtime to wake up to Disney princess hair and avoid wonky bedhead. Plus, silk is incredibly gentle, so it's perfect for people with damaged or over-processed hair.

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $65 USD (available in three colours).

    39. This handy power station that'll let you charge up all your tech in one hub. It's also great for multi-person households, because few things are more annoying than fighting over an outlet.

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    Get it at Free People for $46.92.

    40. This neck wrap that can be used hot or cold to ease muscle tension and soreness. It's stuffed with lentils — and that's it! Which means that if you're scents-itive, this is the perfect product for you.

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    Get it at Anthropologie for $44 USD.

    41. This cute fix-it kit that has everything you need to loosen a screw, fix a broken zipper, or adjust a wobbly chair leg. There's even a sturdy little hammer!

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    Get it at Uncommon Goods for $41.32.

    42. And last (but definitely not least), this incredible essential oil roll-on that's designed to fight cramps, fatigue, headaches, and bloating like a BOSS. It's a powerful ally in the fight against all manner of aches and pains — I've even used it for sore neck muscles. And it smells positively divine! The blend of peppermint, lemon, geranium, and clary sage is simultaneously uplifting and soothing. Is it magic? Probably. Will I ever live without it? Absolutely not.

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    Get it at Sephora Canada for $21.

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