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50 Things To Help You Stop Ignoring Problems And Start Solving Them


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A pair of hooks for your AirPods because these things are too dang valuable to lose (again). They’re also a great help if the shape of AirPods don’t quite fit your ears, and you’re always readjusting them.


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A sparkling-wine saver to keep the bubbly as it should be… bubbly! No more wasting a bottle or rushing through one with this thing laying around.

A model sealing and then pumping the saver cap on a bottle of wine

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An adjustable neck mount for your phone so you can say goodbye to sore arms after every FaceTime call or TV show binge. This cool gadget will leave you hands free to eat, work, game, etc. with ease!


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A beauty spatula to get every last bit of foundation left in the bottle! It can fit into the crevices no amount of shaking or hitting the bottle will get.


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A miracle-working Migraine Stick that can give you relief from headaches and migraine attacks almost instantly. It’s made with essential oils like peppermint, spearmint, and lavender that can even help clear your sinuses.

Reviewer holding small roll on stick

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A polite WFH door sign to let others know that chaos will occur if your pups know someone is at the front door. Working from home as a dog owner isn’t always easy, but this should definitely help!

Wooden sign that says "We are working from home, please do not knock, easily distracted pets inside"

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A pack of NeuroGum with a blend of caffeine and nootropics designed to give you energy ~five times faster~ than regular coffee, minus the jitters during and crash afterward. Your daily afternoon slump has officially met its match.


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A memory foam seat cushion to not only help straighten your posture, but to make your office chair WAY more comfortable. Hours of sitting won’t hurt so bad with this!

Gray memory seat cushion fitted on a rolling chair

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An internet-beloved time-marked water bottle that’ll help you stay on top of your hydration and daily water intake. The kind phrases like “don’t give up” will really help with your motivation, too.


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An insulated weatherproof and soundproof strip to keep your home the cozy safe haven that it is. When you’re curled up on the couch, the last thing they need to worry about is a cold breeze and the noisy neighbor across the hall.


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A portable electric pet nail trimmer so quiet and lightweight, even the scaredy cat pups and sassy kittens won’t mind when you use it on their claws. Its gentle vibrations will make the nail trimming process less frightening to them, and much easier for you.

White wand-shaped nail grinder showing three different settings for different sized dogs and nails

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An elegant pure copper face mask chain to keep your mask handy instead of folded up in the bottom of your purse or pockets. It even comes with two sets of hooks to ensure it fits on any mask you own (and converts to an eyeglasses chain, too!).

Model in a copper face mask chain

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OR a set of face mask storage clips so if you do keep them in your pockets or purse, they’ll be separate from all the rest of the things in there (and the germs, too).


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A neuropathy cream especially helpful for those whose sleep is constantly getting interrupted by chronic pain. Thanks to ingredients like castor oil, valerian root, peppermint, and hemp flower, reviewers say it really helps!

A jar of "naturally neuro cream"

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A bottle of streak-free Fog Gone to prevent the super annoying steamy glasses issue (I personally know the struggle). Now wearing masks doesn’t mean having to clean your lenses every two minutes.


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A pair of wireless sleep headphones that’ll allow you to listen to audiobooks, meditation apps, or white noise to help you fall asleep. Because it’s in the form of a comfy headband, your ears won’t be sore in the morn!

A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

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A bottle of Bio-Oil, a cult-favorite product that reviewers swear by. It has over 85,000 5-star reviewers full of people who use it to help fade scars, soothe dryness, and moisturize without clogging pores. And yes, you can use it literally anywhere on your body!

A model rubbing bio-oil on their hands

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A bunch of Miracle-Gro “food spikes” for when your plants are in that struggling stage. They literally feed your plants for you — it doesn’t get any easier than that.

Model pressing small green pellet into potted plant

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A set of adhesive cable clips so your desk doesn’t look chaotic with wires. It’ll make concentrating on work much easier with a clean space.

Peel and stick clips that cinch a charging cord and hold it in place on a desk

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A collapsible treadmill complete with Bluetooth speakers and a handrail! This will make working out at home ten times easier because it doesn’t take up much space and you can easily put it away when you’re done — perfect for my WFH peeps whose “office” doubles as the living room, too.


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A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets because soap and water is NOT enough to clean bottles and tumblers (sorry to be the bearer of bad news). These will make washing bottles much less of a hassle.

Before, during, and after of a stain-caked water bottle turned clean by the tablet

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A set of highly popular waterproof wireless Bluetooth earbuds with adjustable silicone tips so they’ll fit perfectly without constantly falling out no matter who’s wearing them. The buzz on these babies is that not only are they affordable, but they are *super* comfortable, too — just take a look at 185,000+ 5-star reviews!


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A colorful shortcut keyboard cover that shows you hacks and shortcuts to easily navigate through complicated programs like Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X, and more. This means no more stopping to watch 10-minute long YouTube tutorials!

A plastic keyboard cover with Adobe shortcuts on it

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A Pet House candle because when you’re around your pet 24/7, you may not even notice the smell taking over your home (trust me, it’s there). This candle will make your home smell deliciously clean with scents like apple cider, fresh citrus, vanilla sandalwood, and TONS more.

A lavender green tea candle burning in a living room

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A power scrubber brush for those who are finally ready to clean out all of the grout in tiles, stoves, countertops, grills, and even gutters.

one of the brushes attached to a drill next to a shower pane with half still fogged up and the other super clear

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A set of dishwasher-cleaning tablets to deep clean the thing that washes your bowls, utensils, and cookware (among other things) for you. Trust me, it needs it every once in a while!


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A foot file so effective that it removes dead skin, calluses, and buildup for baby-smooth skin. Sign. Me. Up.

Before image of a cracked foot with an after image of the skin smooth

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A produce-saver storage container specifically designed to keep your fruits and veggies fresh waaay longer. The days of tossing out half full fruit containers will be long gone.


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A ring size adjuster for the loose rings that you love but can’t wear out of fear of losing. This adjuster’s plastic coil will fill the space needed for a comfy and correct fit!


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A set of bed bands that’ll keep your fitted sheets secure and in place so you aren’t constantly tucking them back in over and over (and over) again.


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A seat gap filler so the struggle of finding fallen fries and cellphones into the dark unknown is no longer a problem in your car.

A black seat filler wedged between a seat and car console

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A bottle of smudge-correcting nail polish because we’ve all had a moment where we’ve messed up our freshly painted mani. This correcting polish will make it look like it never happened and prevent you from having to redo an entire set.

Before image of a smudged blue fingernail and after image of it un-smudged

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A set of slow cooker liners that are amazing for quick and easy clean up! No more need for an intense clean or soaking overnight after every use.

A plastic liner in a slow cooker making a chicken dish

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An electric wine opener because opening a bottle of wine should be as stressless as possible. You are, after all, about to sit and relax with a glass, right? The modern and sleek design makes it stylish enough to sit right on top of your kitchen counter.

The tube-shaped metal wine opener next to a bottle of wine it just uncorked

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A soft silicone mask-extender so there’s no more uncomfortable pressure on your ears. The three notches ensure a better fit, especially for masks that are a little too big.


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A sleep-focused essential oils blend made with chamomile, sage, and lavender. The blend is specifically made to help soothe anxiety and reduce stress before bedtime, and reviewers say it really works!

Reviewer holding a bottle of "Dream" essential oil blend

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A popular water-resistant Under Armour face mask made with Iso-Chill fabric to prevent you from overheating. It’s also designed to give you plenty of room to breathe without fabric constantly touching your mouth, and is a fan fave among runners!

BuzzFeed editor in a black face mask that protrudes slightly off the face

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An anti-fog, accessible face mask with a clear window that is super useful to those who are deaf, hard of hearing, and ASL interpreters. It’s also a great solution for teachers of younger kiddos who rely on social cues like smiling and expression.

A model in a blue face mask with a transparent window for their mouth

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A set of Schick Hydro Silk’s dermaplaning razors that will literally make your skin feel brand new. This set comes with a handy pack of three, making it easy to remove unwanted facial hair, dead skin cells, and shape those brows if you want to as well. Step away from the painful tweezers!


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A contoured sleep mask designed to alleviate pressure from your eyes and plunge you into total delicious darkness, while staying put on your head without any Velcro snagging in your hair.


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A battery-operated depiller to remove all those unwanted fuzzies, lint, and pilling from furniture and clothing. To use this easy tool, simply glide it over the area you want to fix!


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A shampoo scalp massager made to cleanse and exfoliate your scalp. The soft, thick bristles feel SO relaxing and are designed to stimulate blood flow and remove dead skin, dried shampoo, and other unwanted stuff on your scalp.


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A cold brew coffee maker if you’re strictly an iced coffee fan. All you need to do is put grounds into the filter, add some water, and let it sit overnight. The next day you’ll have some yummy cold brew!

A pitcher with a coffee filter and a large handle, full of iced coffee in a fridge

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A flexible universal tablet stand so you can watch your favorite shows comfortably in bed (or anywhere, really) without having to strain your neck or tire out your arms from holding a tablet for long periods of time.


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A selfie ring light that’ll brighten your frame for work meetings or online classes and provide the perfect lighting for selfies.

A lit selfie ring on a tripod pointing at a reviewer's desk set up

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A set of tiny Command hooks perfect for your entryway to hang keys and face masks, in the kitchen for keeping cooking utensils handy, or just hanging jewelry or hats in your bedroom! Reviewers say that these small gems won’t ruin your walls, either.

A model putting up command strips on a wall

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Body Glide anti-chafing balm because chafing isn’t fun for anyone — especially when you’re out and there’s no remedy in sight. Body Glide is small enough to carry around and it really works! The #1 best seller has over 20,000 5-star reviews.


Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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