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    32 Products For Anyone Who’s Ever Said “There’s Gotta Be A Better Way!!!”

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    1. A wearable nail polish bottle holder so you can work on your manicure anywhere, even if there's no table within reach.

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    Promising review: "This little invention is perfect for me. I'm an artist who paints very dense, delicate designs like a machine, but usually make a MESS out of painting my own nails. I am clumsy, for one thing, and have spilled many bottles of polish. Lately I've become crippled with hip pain, so I lie down frequently. With this device, I can lie down and easily paint my nails without spilling a drop. It's a clever invention I wish I'd thought of myself!" —Chamberpaint

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 16 colors).

    2. A magnetic clasp converter for teeny tiny necklaces that won't connect no matter how many times you try.

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    It's made of sterling silver.

    Promising review: "I have some necklaces whose clasp are so tiny and every time I try to open them, my fingernails get damaged. I saw this magnetic clasp on BuzzFeed and decided to buy one just to give it a try and it really works! The magnets are really strong to hold an average pendant and keep it on place the whole time, and the best part: your fingernails will thank you. I’m going to buy a few more for all my necklaces." —TanMartz

    Get it from Amazon for $16.52.

    3. An adhesive pen loop to keep your planner and pen together at all times.

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    Promising review: "My planner didn’t have a pen holder and I had lost several favorite pens keeping them in the spiral spine. Recently I found these innovative pen loops. Every pen size I tested out worked with the loop. I’ve already given a few of them to friends and family who said they like using them, too." —Quiltermom

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two color combos).

    4. Packing cubes because there's absolutely no reason you should have to mess up the entire suitcase to find one sweater.

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    Promising review: "What a game-changer in packing. No more underwear and bras flying everywhere in your bag. I don't know how I ever packed without these. They feel sturdy and my suitcase feels more organized and sooo much more room left." —Ruthye

    Get a four-piece set from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 15 colors).

    5. A box of pimple patches so you don't have to wait forever for a popped zit to heal. This will absorb most of the gunk overnight.

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    Promising review: "These little patches are outstanding. They work just as advertised. This is the first acne product that worked just as I hoped. Put the patch on an annoying blemish at night and in the morning, there will be white gunk on that tiny little patch. Brilliant!! No downside to this product. Does not cause drying or flaking." —Robin V.

    Get a 36-pack from Amazon for $12.10.

    6. A bracelet holder for anyone who has tackled their own arm to the ground just to put a piece of jewelry on.

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    Promising review: "Wonderful helper! I don't know how I fastened a bracelet before ordering this. Each time I use it, it seems to be easier to use." —LuAnne B.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four colors).

    7. Stick-on blind spot mirrors to help maximize visibility and make switching lanes a less nerve-wracking experience.

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    Promising review: "I've almost gotten in a couple of accidents because I don't check my blind spot too well. These mirrors have definitely helped me avoid any potential accidents! They're also great to check your parking and making sure you're between the lines!" —Angie

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $3.90.

    8. Makeup shields because you're tired of eyeshadow fallout ruining your freshly applied foundation.

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    The best part is they won't take off any of your foundation when you remove them!

    Promising review: "These things are great as shadow shields, but I also use them when I do my eyeliner and want to do a wing. When you take it off, it leaves no residue and the results are amazing." —Libia Gonzalez

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $7.49.

    9. A stainless steel bar so you don't have to rub your hands on the faucet to get rid of raw fish and garlic odors.

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    Promising review: "This little bar of 'soap' does exactly what it is intended to do. Do you have a sponge or rag that has that.....odor? Simply wash your hands under the sink with this little guy and suddenly, your hands smell like hands again. I've used it after handling several smelly items that have a tendency to make an odor stick with you. It's worked consistently every time." —Jeremy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.39.

    10. A silicone case for your earbuds so you don't have to untangle them every. single. time.

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    Promising review: "My headphones fit perfectly AND I have the ones with the mic. Very simple to use, and it fits in my purse and pocket!" —Patutii

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available two sizes and four colors).

    11. A clothes folder to make the task of folding laundry a lot more tolerable. You'll have a neat and uniform stack in no time!

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    Promising review: "You would think folding is simple, but with this product, it's a perfect fold every time. It makes a pile of clothing so compact. Everything is uniformly folded. Makes putting clothes in drawers so much neater and more orderly. So glad I have it. It makes my life easier. I don't have a lot of closet space so I have to fold, and this is perfect for that." —S. Erhart

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    12. A spill stopper because the pasta always seems to boil over the second you turn your back on it. No more!

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    It's heat-resistant up to 400 degrees.

    Promising review: "They really work well for pots of pasta, skillets with frying meat, and I even use them to cover bowls of food in the microwave to stop splatters. I use them several times a week, and they wash up easily in the dishwasher. They are quality-made, and while I was initially concerned about the durability of the center flaps, I haven't had any problems with the durability. Highly recommended!" —LP

    Get it from Amazon for $17.35+ (available in five colors and three sizes).

    13. A scraper tool so you don't have to put your nails through the unpleasant task of peeling off sticker labels.

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    Promising review: "I am shocked that something that seems so simple is so handy. I use it all the time to get off stickers, spots of paint left by the painters, goop on my countertops. No more ruining my nails." —Amazon Customer

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    14. A smart funnel for transferring the lasts bits of BBQ sauce or dish detergent from one bottle to another — hands-free.

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    Promising review: "I purchased this for myself to try and then bought them as Christmas gifts. It gets every last drop of shampoo, lotion, soap, etc., out of the bottles. I've decided to buy another one for the kitchen for things like dressing, ketchup, mustard, and oils. Helps with clutter and will save money over time by not wasting the last bit in the containers." —Diane H

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    15. A TubShroom that'll catch all your hairs while still allowing water to drain. No wonder more than 10,000 people swear by it on Amazon!

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    I recently bought one of these and I can't believe I've waited all these years! I used to have a traditional strainer that would block the water flow as soon as a few hairs got caught in it (and I would have to fish out a clump of hair every five minutes or so). No more! This gadget catches all the hairs (so you don't end up with a clogged drain) and still allows the water to go down. I literally cannot stop talking about it.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about this little rubber strainer, but I needed something to save my drains from the piles of hair that fall out of my head. This thing is amazing! It fit into my standard drain perfectly, and I don't think a single hair slipped by it. It was pretty gross to see how much hair I lost in just one shower, but it was comforting to know it wasn't clogging my drain. Clean up is super easy, too. I just took a tissue and wiped it from top to bottom, grabbing all the hair as the soft rubber strainer released it all easily. Not a hair was caught in it. Best strainer I've ever had." —Lawyer For Justice

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in six colors). Also, check out the SinkShroom and the ShowerShroom.

    16. A pair of shoe stretchers to rescue your slightly-too-tight leather loafers instead of asking your S.O. to walk around in them for several hours.

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    Promising review: "Just bought a fabulous new pair of shoes that didn't really fit. Aside from being sold out everywhere I looked, the next size up would have been too big as they don't offer half-sizes once you get past size 10 (a conspiracy against tall women, I suspect). Determined to make it work, I found this baby on Amazon. After it arrived, I inserted the stretchers in for 24 hours and like magic, my shoes now fit!" —Katrina

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99 (available in three sizes).

    17. An eyeliner stamp so getting perfectly matching wings doesn't take, like, an hour.

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    One side is a winged stamp and the other side is a regular eyeliner pen.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing. Seriously. Not only does it make PERFECT wings, but I have pretty small eyes that squinch up when I smile, laugh, etc., which is super annoying because my eyeliner is always smudged. These pens though — not a sign of smudging at all. Buy it." —Tara Doyle Robinson

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    18. A poop scooper for anyone who dreads touching dog poo through a bag. This will do the dirty work for you!

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    It even comes with a built-in bag dispenser.

    Promising review: "Never thought I'd leave a review for a pooper scooper, but here I am. I've got an 85-pound greyhound who leaves a lot behind (with a smell worse than your average pup) and it grosses me out, plain and simple. This makes it manageable. It's just well engineered and I'm amazed there aren't more like it on the market. Everything from the bag storage to the expandable side (which really stays in place well) was just thought out well. Nothing will help the smell, but this is a whole lot better than touching it through a bag with my hand. I hope it lasts a long time!" —ruusk009

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

    19. A zipper puller that'll zip up your favorite dress all the way, even when there's no one around to give you a hand.

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    Promising review: "Ever wish you could bring your favorite dress on a trip, but you can't get it zipped without help? Ever felt trapped in a dress because your other half is coming home late? Ever not been able to REACH just far enough? This product perfectly addresses all of those situations, and — this is important —for all zipper types, including those tiny little solid zippers that don't have a hook (some other products seem to only work on zippers with a hook).

    For years, I've dreamed of inventing this product, of finding this product — here it is! I've used this product a few times since it arrived last week. It is simple in design, which means it is unlikely to break. The metal piece is well-built and easy to use. This is small enough to pack in even a small purse. I'm wanting one for my suitcase (so I don't accidentally forget it) as well as at home." —Stacy

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in three colors).

    20. A clip-on strainer to force your clunky old colander into retirement. It's easier to clean, takes up less room (both in the dishwasher and the cabinet), and your hands won't come anywhere near the hot liquid.

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    It's dishwasher-safe and BPA-free.

    Promising review: "I love this! I've always hated all the mess and awkwardness of using a traditional colander. This is so quick and easy, and works even better than I expected. It stays on the pot, even while shaking it to get all the water out. Easy to clean, easy to store — the key word here is EASY. If you're on the fence, get it. You'll be glad you did!" —Janell1956

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two colors).

    21. An ice cube tray with a lid so you don't have to play freezer Tetris every time you refill it. Plus, it'll prevent the ice from tasting stale.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE ice cubes in my drinks, and it's so annoying to have ice cube problems. I really researched ice cube trays and read a lot of reviews until I found these trays. It's so nice not to have to worry about spilling water just trying to get them in there. Also, they come out of the tray so easily! No more fighting to get the cubes out. These just kind of pop out when you press down on one side." —Kalisa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    22. A needle threader, if your eyes get blurry from trying to find the tiny hole.

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    Promising review: "My tired eyes recently started having trouble seeing the hole to thread a needle. These have solved my problem. Threads the needle perfectly every time. Bright colors and easy to grip." —Kim

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    23. An electric egg cooker that'll deliver perfectly cooked eggs with zero guesswork (unlike boiling them over a stove).

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    You don't even have to wait around for them to be done — just hit cook, get ready for work, and ding! Breakfast is ready. It can make hard-boiled eggs, soft-boiled eggs, poached eggs, scrambled eggs, and individual omelets.

    Promising review: "I bought this egg cooker for the first time a year and a half ago, and it is awesome. I hate having a single-purpose appliance in my kitchen, but this is worth it. Making hard-boiled eggs was always hit or miss for me, even if it was timed perfectly. (I admit I forgot about the eggs more than once!) This cooker makes PERFECT eggs every single time, to the exact hardness I desire with no green ring on the yolk. Even better, the shell slides off without taking half the egg white with it! My favorite use is to pop some eggs in when I get home and prep a salad. By the time the salad is ready, the eggs are done. I can even leave the kitchen and still hear when they are done because of the buzzer. I've purchased five more of them for family for Christmas this year and can't wait to get everyone on board the Dash Go Egg Cooker train!" —A. M. Hinshaw

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in five colors).

    24. A pot lid rack and pan organizer rack to make it easier to grab what you need without causing a cookware avalanche.

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    Promising review: "This product may have saved our marriage! A simple solution to a complex problem. Our cabinet that held the pans and lids turned into an avalanche of despair every time we wanted to use a pan. We gave up on trying to find the correct lid. Now we have a simple stack of pans in the cabinet with biggest on the bottom and smallest on top with their corresponding lids hanging in the same order from the door on this nifty organizer. My wife is still wondering what to do with the extra time and lack of stress every time she goes to grab a pan or lid." —AmosJK

    Get them from Amazon: lid rack for $14.98 and pan rack for $14.77

    25. A flexible tablet stand so you can doze off in the middle of a show and not have the iPad fall on your face.

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    The legs and viewing angle can both be adjusted.

    Promising review: "I recently had spine surgery and spend a lot of time on my back. My arms and hands got tired from holding my mini iPad. I tried other products and they did not give options of positions for lying flat to read. This gave the perfect view/angle for me. It is sturdy and stays in position." —satisfied Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

    26. Double shower hooks for anyone who's ever lamented, "But why can't I switch my curtain and liner separately?!"

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    Promising review: "I'm so happy to no longer have to deal with the shower curtain or liner falling off of the hook. I love the fact that the double hook allows me to remove either the liner or shower curtain without the hassle of removing both. I don't know why I waited so long to order these." —Tanner L.

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three finishes).

    27. A Squatty Potty that'll put you in the right position (aka squatting) for a smooth number two.

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    Promising review: "This has changed our lives. Not to give up too much personal information, but this has made the bathroom-going part of our lives much easier, quicker, and more comfortable. No negatives, whatsoever! I think this should be a staple in every person's bathroom." —Savannah K

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    28. Dye strapping sheets as the ultimate laundry hack — you can save water, money, and time by washing colors and whites together.

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    These work in all water temperatures!

    Promising review: "These are an absolute necessity in my house! I have two little girls and I never have enough of their dirty clothes to do loads separated by color. I just throw everything in together (yes, even reds and whites) and nothing ever bleeds onto the other. My husband does his own laundry, too, (he isn't the best at separating), and this saved him when a red sock accidentally made its way into the whites. I use these for my jeans, too, since there are many variations of color; from light wash to dark. If you do laundry, then you need these!" —Shannon Schneider

    Get a 72-count from Amazon for $10.44.

    29. A microfiber blind cleaner so you don't have to painstakingly dust off one layer at a time.

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    This duster comes with five reusable microfiber sleeves. Just throw them in the wash when you're done.

    Promising review: "We built in a new community, and the construction dust is a constant battle. I've been using the swifter duster on my blinds, but it just didn't seem to do that great of a job. You would not believe the dust and dirt I got off my blinds! It takes a little longer to do the blinds, but they are much cleaner. I also like that I'm not adding to the landfill when I use this product." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    30. A critter catcher with a long handle for safely remaining two feet away from the "Nope." It's far more effective than a shoe.

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    Promising review: "This thing is amazing. I definitely struggle with the dilemma of not wanting buggers in my house but also not wanting to kill them. THIS SOLVES IT! It keeps me far enough away from them and grabs them the first time! Super easy to use, and then I get the happy conscious of releasing them outside to go on their happy way." —Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    31. A pair of meat-shredding claws that'll work a lot faster than forks.

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    These are BPA-free, dishwasher-safe, and heat-resistant up to 475 degrees.

    Promising review: "These work wonderfully! I originally purchased them because I was cooking for a group of 100+ on a trip. We made about 40 pounds of shredded chicken thighs. Having made the same meal about a year prior, and spending a couple of hours shredding chicken with two kitchen forks, we knew there had to be an easier way! Using these shredding claws, we shredded 40 pounds of thighs in about 45 minutes. There were two of us and we kept swapping out because shredding still hurts your back/shoulders. But these claws are so sharp and useful that it took less than half the time! I've since used them to make shredded pork at home and they also work wonderfully for that!" —H. L. Kern

    Get them from Amazon for $12.95 (available in six colors).

    32. Reusable vacuum bags to make winter bedding storage a lot more manageable.

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    Promising review: "THESE ARE LIFE CHANGING. The package came quickly to my door with five storage bags. They even give you a hand pump to use in case you're taking the bags camping or just don't have a vacuum handy. I tested the pump to see how well it works, perfect! I have uploaded photos of my hall closet before and after using the storage bags (pictured above). And HOLY COW I have half my closet back! I would have more room but I left out a few blankets we regularly use. I used three bags to store ALL THE items including three large pillows and several thick blankets and comforters. I will most definitely be buying more, these are fantastic!!!" —Knastay

    Get a six-pack (jumbo size) from Amazon for $29.99.

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    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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