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    32 Simple Products For Your Cluttered Life

    Life is complicated, but these products are not — they're minimalist and easy to use.

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    1. A stackable ceramic dinnerware set that'll save space in the cabinets and impress both your parents and your friends.

    Urban Outfitters

    This dinnerware set includes four dinner plates, four dessert plates, and four bowls. Everything is dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I have had this set for less than a year now, and I use every piece everyday; none of them have chipped or scratched. My guests always ask me for the store, because of the angles and the matte and glazed surfaces that are so specific to this design. I love them." —Alyeh

    Get a 12-piece set from Urban Outfitters for $99.

    2. A reusable makeup-erasing cloth to wipe your face clean with only a little water — no other products required. Just toss it in the washer when it gets dirty and it'll be as good as new!

    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Amazing! This baby removed all my makeup including waterproof mascara. The cloth is super soft and I didn't need to wipe hard to remove everything. Wiped twice just to make sure all the makeup was gone. Best thing is all you need is water! Washed it by hand after use, and it was as good as new." —Lucy

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $20.

    This is our mid-priced pick for the best makeup remover on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    3. A 7-in-1 Instant Pot so you can consolidate several kitchen appliances into one.

    Amazon

    This handy kitchen gadget has seven functions: rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer. Read our full review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This is quite possibly the coolest, most versatile kitchen gadget I’ve ever owned. I love it so much that I’ve purchased two more for friends and relatives. What can it do? I think the real question is 'What can’t it do?' I truly believe you could replace every cooking appliance (including your oven and stove top) and do EVERYTHING in the Instant Pot. I purchased two sizes for my own use: the three-quart (which is my almost-every-day workhorse for two person dishes) and the eight-quart (which I bring out to handle my dinner party dishes). Everything I’ve tried has been fabulous. In the realm of kitchen appliances, there is no better investment than the Instant Pot. Highly recommended!!!" —Stereoman

    Get it from Amazon for $59.86+ (available in three sizes).

    4. A pack of reusable glass straws because they are environmentally friendly and won't have a plastic-y taste. That they look cool is just a bonus.

    Amazon

    These straws come with two cleaning brushes.

    Promising review: "There is always a concern with glass — is it sharp? Is it too small or too large? I have to say, I was very impressed. The glass straws are about the same size as a 'Golden Arches' straw so the size is just about right. The ends are rolled and polished for smoothness and durability. I can detect no difference in size between the straws — all are uniform and well made. A very good purchase!" —Ron C

    Get an eight-pack (four bent, four straight) from Amazon for $7.99.

    5. A roll-up dish-drying rack that can also be used as a prep board, a flat colander, and a large trivet.

    Amazon

    It's heat-resistant up to 400°F and can be tossed in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.

    Promising review: "It is incredibly versatile and a wonderful addition to our kitchen. So far I have used it for drying large items over the sink, filling a pot when the sink was already full, and as a counter trivet for a hot pan, and it performs beautifully in all these roles. The metal rods are strong and sturdy enough to hold heavy items, long enough to span our sink from multiple angles, and best of all, it rolls up for easy storage when not in use. All around a great kitchen tool, and I'll never be without one again." —T. Eicher

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    6. A ventilated cable box designed to hide away unsightly cords, wires, and power stripes.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Keeps the power strip and all the connected power cables out of sight, neat and organized. I no longer found myself stepping on or kicking the power cords on the floor. This keeps them nice and neat and out of the way." —Mitchell Bell

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    7. A sleek leather organizer so you don't have to deal with a jingly bunch of keys.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Not cheap, but sort of life-changing. That being said, I am very happy with this purchase. The leather is higher quality than expected (and I much prefer a leather key organizer over the metal versions), the screw and washers do their jobs (it holds its retention pretty well). This key system really does change how you operate — not only do your keys not jingle, but they are also organized, and after a few weeks muscle memory kicks in, and you instinctively know which key is where on the ring. It's a great feeling if you are borderline OCD like me!" —Chris E.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.

    8. A garment rack for an elegant way to display all the clothes that won't fit in your closet.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a small apartment and needed something for my coats and guests' coats. It is perfect. It doesn't seem to have ANY issues with being overloaded! I also purchased a tray for the bottom so I can put boots or wet shoes on it when I walk in. Totally recommend it! I have had it for over a year and wanted to make sure there are positive reports." —Professional

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A storage ottoman with a reversible lid that can be used as a tray. It also comes with a smaller ottoman for extra seating.

    Amazon

    The small ottoman fits into the large one when not in use.

    Promising review: "Very pleased with this purchase. The ottoman is very attractive and despite being faux leather, the quality is very nice. Living in a modest-sized apartment in New York, the fact that it can easily serve all of the functionality of an ottoman, small coffee table, tray, and storage unit makes it extremely useful when space comes at a premium. There are a lot of similar products, but the fact the top to this one reverses as a fully functional tray is what helped separate this from the rest. The mini ottoman/stool is a nice touch, but keeping it inside the ottoman itself eliminates the storage functionality of the product, so there is a bit of a trade off there. We've been able to stash it elsewhere and use it when needed, so it's actually a nice bonus. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a nice bit of modern and functional furniture." —Mike Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $55+ (available in eight colors).

    10. A set of airtight storage containers to empty dried goods into — it'll completely transform the look of your pantry and keep your ingredients fresh.

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    Read a BuzzFeed editor's review of these storage containers (#1 on the list)!

    Here's an excerpt: "The sleek-looking containers keep food fresh and presentable, so you don't have to get a lecture when your mom visits and peeks into your cabinets. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate your various needs. So far I've used them for sugar, flour, cornmeal, Wheat Thins, spaghetti, pretzels, and almonds. Each container has a big button on top that you can press to open or seal the jar. It's so satisfying to pop these things open that I can't imagine using a different container system ever again." —Rebecca O'Connell

    Get a five-piece set from Amazon for $39.99.

    11. A magnetic rack so you can keep just your favorite spices visible and accessible. (The other jars can stay hidden in the cabinets.)

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I freaking love these things. I needed to clean out a spice drawer and was looking for something clean, sleek, and modern to hold my eight or so most used spices within reach. These have a really strong magnet on the back and hold four tiny mason jars of spices beautifully on the side of my fridge. I bought two and have four jars in each one. I could probably stuff eight jars in one rack, but I like them spread out a bit. This is just so much cuter than anything else I found. These look way more expensive than they are, and this is cheaper than the price on Food52 where I originally found them. Highly recommend!" —Alyssa M.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.86.

    12. A set of clear plastic bins for sorting out the heap of beauty products in your vanity drawer.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my nightstand drawer to store small things, as the drawer is very deep. I've got Chapstick, hand lotions, a small flashlight, and other bedside items in them so they're not just rolling around the drawer. I just bought some more for my bathroom vanity. They fit together nicely but also lift right out of each other. The plastic is sturdy, and they came individually wrapped to keep them from scratching." —Sparkyj

    Get a six-piece from Amazon for $14.99.

    13. A multipurpose stand that'll pull double duty as a plastic bag holder and bottle drying rack. It also folds flat for storage.

    Amazon

    I own this rack and use it daily! Read my review for more deets.

    Promising review: "I stumbled on this product searching for something to dry bottles. I am so glad I took a chance on it. I love it for drying bottles. It does everything the reviews list. I was sold on it because it looked so easy to store, but honestly it hasn't left my counter top since it arrived. The way it opens and adjusts lends itself to any number of uses. My favorite part it that I can hold up large awkward items like cookie sheets and a 9x13 pan to dry. I have used it for holding open gallon bags to fill. Such a simple design and well executed." —My Old KY Home

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98 (available in two colors).

    14. A doughnut-shaped gadget (with a magnetic center) to wrap your earbuds around — they'll be untangled and ready for the next jam sesh.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This little gadget is wonderful. It is soft silicone and holds the buds perfectly. I've tried some of the hard plastic styles and they work too, but this is so much nicer. I love the magnetic center to hold the earpieces. Seems like this is easier on my buds with no sharp edges, and the way it holds doesn't require me to bend the wires to get it wound up again. This is one product that I would replace if I lost it!" —Quilter

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    15. A shower curtain with mesh pockets so you can declutter the bathtub rim.

    Amazon

    One BuzzFeed editor swears by this shower curtain — read her review (#2)!

    Promising review: "I saw this in an online article about getting organized and decided to give it a shot. I absolutely love it. A friend laughed when I described it as life-changing, but it really is! I love that there is no more clutter, but another plus that never occurred to me is how much easier cleaning the tub is. Not only because it's already clear, but also because there are no little rust rings that usually come from bottles being left on the edge of the tub. I don't know why all shower curtains aren't made this way!" —Valerie

    Get it from Amazon for $13.50.

    16. A magnetic knife strip for a convenient and attractive way to store your cutting tools.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I want order another one! I wish I had thought to purchase one of these sooner. The magnet is strong and holds plenty of my everyday knives. I decided to put it on the side of my fridge and it holds perfectly. I didn't need anything extra to hold it in place either. I'd like to get one more for the rest of my tools because this is so much better than the block! Now I have more counter space." —RayJoni07

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49.

    17. A sturdy accordion-style rack that'll stretch to fit pot lids, pans, skillets, and baking trays of different sizes.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this cabinet organizer. The fact that it's extendable means that I can use it from home to home. My pot lids fit perfectly. I also use it to store my cast iron skillet and a glass baking dish. It really is exactly what I was looking for." —Emily P

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    18. A nifty little utensil to use as a slotted spoon, a turner, a solid spoon, a spatula, and a cutting tool.

    Joseph Joseph

    Promising review: "Give it a cap and a costume, this is the only thing I need in the kitchen! I am often looking for tools that can replace the 30 others I have collected in my kitchen. I have used this to flip grilled cheese, stir red beans and rice, strain Brussel sprouts, and taste sauce. I used the flat edge to cut onions that were too large once in the pot and scrape the bottom of the pan. The uni-tool feels nice in my hand, has held up fine in multiple dishwashings, and has allowed me to toss a few kitchen tools that have become obsolete." —Hiawhatha

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. A gentle multipurpose soap so you can streamline your shower/bath routine.

    Amazon

    You can use it as a shower gel, shampoo, bubble bath, or shave gel. Plus, it's paraben-free, cruelty-free, gluten-free, GMO-free, synthetic color and dye-free, and synthetic fragrance-free.

    Promising review: "Good soap and I like the natural smell. Washes off easily and leaves skin feeling good. Usually [I'm] not picky about soap, but I had a few extra bucks, and consider this soap a small luxury. The pleasant smell is uplifting first thing in the morning trying to wake up, and helps you get going. I'd seriously consider buying again." —RICH G

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $18.57 (available in five scents).

    20. A set of floating bookshelves for a simple yet stunning way to display your tomes.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I cannot believe how awesome these bookshelves look in my room. With my classic leather bound books stacked neatly on top, these apparently floating books give the room a sense of charm and intrigue. I am so glad I got these shelves. They are easy to install and each can safely hold three of my large leather-bound books. They do not wobble or shake. They are very stout and sturdy, and I do not have any worries with the weight they bear. I am confident they will securely hold to the wall and keep my books (and sheetrock) unharmed. The metal is durable and longlasting. So many of my friends and family have complimented these statement pieces and have gotten some of their own book collections." —Burrells

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $25+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    21. A wall-mounted coat rack with retractable hooks that won't protrude awkwardly when it's not in use.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love the simplicity of this design. Something about being able to fold away the hooks when they're not in use is very satisfying to me. This purchase is actually to replace the one that I lost during a move — I missed it enough that I decided a different set of hooks wouldn't do! Mounting it to the wall was quite simple with the included template. I used the anchors on regular drywall, and it feels very secure — I have no worries hanging up multiple jackets and purses on it." —Tolana

    Get it from Amazon for $26.60+ (available in five finishes).

    22. A waterproof Kindle Paperwhite to load your novels onto instead of having to buy another bookshelf.

    Amazon

    Compared to older models, this Kindle is thinner, lighter, and has more storage space. You can use Audible on it as well (just pair with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story).

    Promising review: "The battery life beats any tablet out there and the screen is easy on your eyes. Very simple to use and understand and can be up and running in moments. This is my four Kindle and second Paperwhite. I liked my first Paperwhite so much, I wanted a second for travel as I always seemed to forget mine trying to pack it at the last moment. I have an iPad but much prefer reading on the Paperwhite." —loveto travel

    Get it from Amazon for $84.99.

    23. A set of space-saving hangers so you can double your closet space without getting rid of half of your clothes.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm so impressed by these little hangers! I figured I'd cut down on my closet clutter by hanging basic tops from these instead of side by side, but I did not expect four Wonder Hangers to almost double my closet space. These are amazing for work shirts, dress clothes, and stuff you don't necessarily wear every day but want to hang up to avoid wrinkles. They are very sturdy, I filled one with just cardigans and blazers and it held up just fine. They do get pretty bulky in terms of width, but you're still using far less space than you would if all of the clothing was hanging directly on the closet rod. I'll definitely be buying more!" —Danielle

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three finishes).

    24. A felt purse organizer for your everyday tote that, sadly, doesn't have many pockets inside.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Perfect for my needs! I purchased the tall organizer rather than the shorter one because it's exactly what I was looking for. It fits PERFECTLY in my Baggu-brand Duck tote bag. This tote only has one small inside pocket near the top inside so, expectedly, everything else you throw in just covers the bottom and piles up in the bag. One has to dig around for anything and everything. With that said, THIS organizer allows you to put lots of things in their own pocket so that you can quickly retrieve it without wasting time digging around. Other items (perhaps, taller items) can be put in the main section that is the length of the organizer. I purchased one and am now purchasing two more as gifts for people who I know also own tall tote bags like mine. If you have a tall tote, you can't go wrong buying this product. I highly recommend it." —A. E.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes and seven colors).

    25. A set of rainbow mixing cups and bowls that can nest and take up minimal space.

    Amazon

    This set comes with a 4.8-quart large mixing bowl, 3.2-quart colander, 1.75-quart steel sieve strainer, 0.5-quart small mixing bowl with measurements, four measuring cups (1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, 1/4 cup), and one tablespoon. The plastic is BPA-free, and all pieces except for the steel sieve are dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "This bowl and measuring set is great for someone who wants to add some color to their kitchen but doesn't want to give up a lot of space. I have a small kitchen with limited cabinet space, so this set was the perfect solution to my issue. The bowls are very sturdy and work well, and the measuring set is great. It is nice to have everything all in one place and not have to search for a bowl or a cup to measure when cooking. I take this out and I am ready to cook. The non-slip base on the bowls is a nice feature and keeps the bowl in place while mixing ingredients." —Trickster

    Get it from Amazon for $26.31.

    26. A stoneware utensil and tablet holder to make following online recipes a whole lot easier.

    Uncommongoods

    Promising review: "As a kitchen utensil and tablet holder, the design is something you will want to display, but the function is gold. Trying to find somewhere to wedge a laptop and not interfere with the meal prep process or trying to use a tablet that wasn't always falling over or onto the floor was extremely trying. Having to keep walking across the kitchen while following a recipe is annoying at best and not a solution. On first use of this product, I'm happy to say those days are gone! The well is large enough to fit the necessary cooking utensils, or flowers if you like, along with a shelf that securely holds a tablet in place, yet remains compact enough not to interfere with meal prep at all. And having the convenience of your recipe at the right height and the right place — I cannot recommend this piece highly enough. Very well done!" —Mike

    Get it from Uncommongoods for $60.

    27. 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!

    Amazon

    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.

    28. A 3-in-1 coffee maker for brewing French press, pour-over, or cold brew coffee.

    WP

    Get it from 2Modern or Anthropologie for $75.

    29. Double shower curtain hooks that'll glide smoothly over the rod and make switching out the liner less of a hassle.

    Amazon

    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).

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

    Amazon

    It's alphabetized so you can easily find the one you need!.

    Promising review: "This was exactly what I wanted. The book has a heavy plastic cover and heavy-duty wire binding. The paper is good quality, although my favorite gel pens did have some bleed-through. I'd recommend ballpoint or pencil. The entries have wide spaces, with room for website, email, username, password, and notes (which is perfect for noting the answers to those security questions... What's your favorite ice cream flavor? I don't remember what I answered a year ago!). The password section has a good number of extra lines, for those sites that make you change your password with annoying frequency." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in four sizes).

    31. A bowl and colander combo you can use to rinse, drain, mix, and serve food. It's not only super convenient, but you'll only have one thing to wash afterward!

    Amazon

    It's also dishwasher-safe so it really doesn't get any easier to use.

    Promising review: "I use this strainer all the time. It’s so convenient to rinse beans, veggies, and fruit." —Blanco NM

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (also available in a larger size).

    32. An adorable cloud-shaped magnetic key holder to keep your keys visible and organized. You're much less likely to lose them this way.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "One of the most useful purchases I've ever made on Amazon. I use it every single day to hang my keys. I've had it for at least half a year now. Hasn't lost any magnetism." —Makenah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

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