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    50 Practical Things That’ll Help You Have A Better 2020

    You'll be glad you bought these products early on because they'll come in handy all year long.

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    1. A hair finishing stick to tame stubborn cowlicks and flyaways so your 'do will look super neat. It's like a big tube of brow gel — but for your head!

    Before and after photo of a reviewer using the stick. Before using their hair is frizzy all over and after using their hair is smooth with very few flyaways

    2. A pretty planner for writing down important dates and daily to-do lists so you're always on top of everything.

    3. A pair of warm and stretchy Athleta leggings that'll not only be perfect for workouts (they definitely pass the squat test), they'll also look cute for running errands on an off-duty day.

    4. A pack of Mighty Patch pimple patches for helping to absorb giant zits overnight so you don't have to deal with them in the morning.

    5. A pack of bodyweight exercise cards to get you out of a workout slump. No equipment or gym membership required.

    6. A compact Echo Show 5 for catching up on the news before work or catching up with family via video chat — and that's just two of the many, many things this lil' gadget can do.

    7. An insulated tumbler that comes with a straw lid so you never have to reach for a disposable plastic straw. Plus, it'll keep your drink cold as you sip on it throughout the day.

    8. A mini Crock-Pot so you can skip the microwave line at work and heat food up right at your desk.

    9. A dryer + styling brush to give you smooth and volumious locks in no time. New hair, who dis?

    10. A reusable shopping tote for holding more than your lunch — they're great for picking up groceries as well.

    11. A pair of dusting slippers that'll make it super easy to polish the floors — meaning, you'll have zero excuses to avoid cleaning!

    12. A reusable and washable microfiber cloth so easy to use, you'll never go to bed without taking off your makeup again. Just add some water and wipe — it'll take less than a minute.

    13. A pair of stylish and lightweight sneakers to ensure all the steps you take in 2020 are comfy ones.

    14. A cold-brew maker for the most delicious way to get your daily caffeine fix. (Some of us just can't get the day started without a cup of coffee, TBH.)

    15. A crystal clear container you can toss in your bag without worrying about it leaking.

    16. A bottle of makeup brush shampoo so effective, you'll actually want to wash your brushes more often.

    17. A bitter but harmless clear polish to help break your nail-biting habit for good.

    18. A set of colored pens perfect for starting a bullet journal or writing color-coded notes.

    19. And a weekly pill organizer, because taking your medication and supplements on time is very important.

    20. A headache-relieving essential oil stick (featuring a blend of peppermint, spearmint, and lavender) so a migraine doesn't put a damper on your day.

    21. A set of travel packing cubes to transform a packing novice to a packing pro in no time.

    22. A set of storage containers for extending the life of fruits and veggies so you actually get a chance to finish everything in the fridge before it goes bad. Yup, it's basically a miracle pod.

    23. A memory foam seat cushion and lumbar pillow that'll completely transform your old office chair. They'll make sitting down for hours and hours a comfier experience.

    24. An eyeliner stamp so you can get perfectly matching wings in under a minute. No more being late for work because you spent half an hour fixing your eye makeup!

    25. An expanding file folder with tabs to use as a catchall for all your important documents.

    26. All-natural bottle cleaning tablets for restoring your stainless steel thermos to a brand new state (you know, the one that's still not completely clean no matter how many times you wash it). The best part? No scrubbing required!

    27. A pair of computer glasses that'll make staring at a screen for hours on end feel less exhausting. They're designed to minimize eye strain caused by blue light emitted from digital screens and fluorescent lighting.

    28. A do-it-all Instant Pot so you can consolidate several appliances into one and cook dinner in 15 minutes.

    29. And a magnetic meal planning pad to help solidify what to eat and buy each week. No more last minute screw-it-I'll-get-take-out decisions.

    30. Facial razors for getting rid of peach fuzz or touching up your eyebrows quickly and painlessly — no need to splurge on an expensive dermplaning treatment.

    31. A pet hair–removing roller that'll actually get rid of the layer of fur covering...well, pretty much everything in sight. You love your furry friend, but it would be nice to see the original color of the couch again!

    32. Anti-chafe lace bands so walking in a skirt for hours on a hot day will be a lot easier on your thighs. Plus, they're super pretty!

    A reviewer wearing the black lace bands on their thighs

    33. A pack of cleaning tablets to remove the lime and mineral build-up (as well any food residue) in your dishwasher, leaving it clean and odor-free.

    34. A compact air purifier (with a three-stage filtration system) for catching dust, pollen, smoke, odor, mold spores, and pet dander so you can breathe easy in your own home.

    35. A lightweight and cruelty-free eye shadow primer that'll work overtime to ensure your makeup stays creaseless and smudge-free all day.

    Before and after photos of a reviewer's eye makeup at 6:30 am and 8:30 pm. There is hardly any creasing

    36. A drain millipede so you don't have to call the plumber several times this year.

    37. Silicone sleeves to secure your glasses in place and prevent them from falling off your face.

    38. A portable steamer for transforming a pair of pants from a balled-up-mess to interview-ready in five minutes. You might actually use it, because you won't need to pull out a clunky ironing board.

    39. An Aquis microfiber body towel (the full-size version of the popular hair towel) that's far more absorbent than an average cotton one. Not only will it help you dry off faster, but it'll also dry quickly after each use.

    40. Charcoal-filled shoe deodorizers you'll shower with praise after they clear the stink out of a pair of rain-soaked flats that were destined for the trash.

    A person holding a pair of flat shoes with deodorizing bags inside them

    41. A memory foam topper to completely transform a hard and uncomfortable mattress and help you catch some quality z's.

    42. A waterproof Kindle Paperwhite perfect for beachside (or poolside) reading. Plus, you can download e-books from your local library and save tons of money!

    43. A concentrated mold and mildew remover that'll work on grout, showerheads, or even ceilings with little to no effort on your part.

    44. A Maybelline Dark Circles Treatment Concealer with a built-in felt applicator so you don't have to whip out a brush. It'll actually erase all evidence of the fact that you went to bed at 4 a.m. (but unfortunately, it does not get rid of tiredness).

    45. A password journal to help you remember the (very complicated) log-in information for every website you visit.

    46. A pack of elastic fasteners as the ultimate solution for sheets that just won't stay put.

    47. An electric egg cooker that'll save you serious time in the morning. Just hit cook, get ready for work, and ding! Eggs are ready for you in minutes. You'll officially become a person who eats breakfast.

    48. A Waterpik water flosser so you can take your oral hygiene to new heights.

    49. A honeycomb organizer, because each pair of socks and underwear deserves to have its own spot. When your drawers are this neat, there's really nothing you can't do.

    50. A foot roller for giving yourself a nice massage after a long day of standing and walking.

    You're gonna kill it this year!

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