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    20 Genius Products That You'll Probably Wish You Bought Years Ago

    I'm telling you, you'll need every single one of these!

    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. These ultra-thin hydrocolloid patches will heal your spots while you sleep.

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    These discreet patches use a hydrocolloid technology that helps to draw out the gunk from your pimples and create an ideal environment for them to heal.

    Price: £5.99 for 24 dots.

    2. These extremely handy ant baits will help to tackle the problem at its source.

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    They're effective for up to three months, and is suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

    Price: £3.49 for a pack of two.

    3. This hydrating cuticle oil will give you healthier-looking nails in no time.

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    It has a nourishing blend of vitamin E and sweet almond oil to help target dry, brittle nails and rough cuticles.

    Price: £4.85.

    4. Keep your fruit and veg fresher for longer thanks to these ethylene-absorbing spheres.

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    Some fruit and veg release a gas that causes the produce around it to spoil more quickly, and that's where these nifty spheres come in! These will work in your fridge as well as your fruit bowl!

    Price: £7.95 for three spheres.

    5. An eco-friendly soap saver that'll keep your bar of soap from melting away on your sink basin.

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    Designed to extend the life of your soap by keeping it high and dry, this saver acts as a filter system that stops pools of slime from forming around your sink!

    Price: £3.98.

    6. A rechargeable fabric shaver to help remove all of those bobbles that keeps appearing on your favourite cardigan.

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    Safe to use on most fabrics and textiles, this USB-rechargeable fabric shaver can last up to ten hours on a four-hour charge.

    Price: £10.99.

    7. A hair finishing stick that'll turn your bedhead hair into a respectable 'do for your next work video call.

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    Made of natural plant ingredients, this finishing stick is basically like a mascara wand for your hair! Simply use this to comb those flyaways down and they'll stay in place all day.

    Price: £10.99.

    8. A makeup remover cloth that only needs water, so you can finally stop buying non-biodegradable face wipes.

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    This microfibre cloth will help remove even the most stubborn of makeup from your face. It's also great for sensitive skin!

    Price: £4.95.

    9. A collapsible microwaveable plate cover that doubles as a colander!

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    Not only will it help to save space, it's perfect for letting steam escape too thanks to its colander holes.

    Price: £5.00 for two.

    10. This exfoliating foot mask will have you seeing results in as little as five days.

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    This foot mask uses an optimal blend of organic and synthetic-free ingredients (such as lactic and salicylic acid) to reveal healthy, new-looking skin.

    Price: £3.87 for one pair.

    11. Some nail polish stencils for the person who has trouble colouring in the lines.

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    Great for keeping the sides of your fingers clean whilst painting your nails, these stencils will reveal salon-quality manicures every time.

    Price: £4.99 for 26 pieces in ten sizes.

    12. Some discreet silicone ear grips to save you from having to constantly readjust your glasses.

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    These ear grips are flexible, lightweight, and comfortable enough to wear even when you're working out.

    Price: £3.98.

    13. And on the topic of glasses, here's an anti-fog spray that's perfect for anyone whose glasses steam up every time they wear a mask.

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    With a formula that lasts up to five days, this anti-fog spray creates a transparent, micro-thin coating that prevents your glasses from misting up.

    Price: £9.99.

    14. You'll be a big fan (I crack myself up sometimes) of this laptop cooling pad, especially if you're WFH.

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    It has three ultra-quiet fans to help with optimal airflow, as well as a built-in monitor stand so you can work at eye level.

    Price: £18.59.

    15. A vanilla scented candle which eliminates the pet odours your furry friend leaves around the house.

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    With an enzyme formula that gets hard at work to eliminate pet odours and smells, this paraffin and soy-blend candle might just become your BFF.

    Price: £10.95.

    16. This dry-touch sanitiser spray kills 99.9% of the bacteria in the room.

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    The sanitising spray gets to work straight away in the air and on contact with all surfaces, and doesn't need to be wiped down afterwards.

    Price: £14.99 for two.

    17. A pair of footwear deodorisers to keep your shoes from smelling up the entire house.

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    Made using activated charcoal, these air purifying bags also prevent mould, mildew, and bacteria growth thanks to the fact they absorb excess moisture too.

    Price: £8.99 for two.

    18. Get perfect eggs every time thanks to this colour-changing egg timer.

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    Simply pop it into the boiling water alongside your eggs, and take them out once the timer changes to indicate your personal preference.

    Price: £2.55.

    19. A silicone heat-resistant mat to prevent you from burning your carpet when straightening your hair!

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    It doubles as a pouch to store your styling tool in too!

    Price: £6.99.

    20. How about these shoe inserts for your boots to make sure they don't lose their shape?

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    These will help to increase ventilation in your boots as well as prevent cracks and creases.

    Price: £10.99 - £15.97 depending on size.