We all want our lives to be easier. But there are always the same small problems that keep popping up! And because we're so busy with our jobs and maintaining our homes and trying to have social lives, often we just let these little problems slide and deal with them every time they come up without really thinking about the best solution possible.
Well, that is where these little gadgets come in. Amazon is pretty much packed with products designed to remove stress from your life and solve those little issues that keep appearing in everyday life. And I am here to show you those products. I know, I’m pretty much like, your savior right now.
I’ve specifically chosen the products in this post because they solve a problem that you may not have even known you had. Whether they are long spoons to get to the bottom of the blender or pore strips to save your little nose from harmful oils, these products help you move through the world efficiently and without stress. And isn't that just like, the one goal you have in life? Yeah, I thought so.
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These Deodorizing Bags
via: AmazonThousands of reviewers tout the powers of these bags of activated charcoal, specifically highlighting their abilities to freshen truly nasty old shoes or even drink up the odorrific remnants of spoiled milk inside a minivan. These are totally natural, using bamboo charcoal to absorb and remove all that stinky stuff from the air. You can reuse these for up to two years, just place the bags outside for an hour once a month to rejuvenate.
This Leather Hole Punch
via: AmazonHow many times have you had to add a hole to a belt or your watch strap and had literally no idea how to go about accomplishing such a task? Well, those days are over. This is a whole kit that comes with a leather hole punch with six different sizes, a brass pad, a screwdriver, and a grinding rod to make that hole perfect. This thing will last forever!
This Drain Protector
via: AmazonThe TubShroom is pretty much a miracle product. It fits right in most standard drains and catches hair and gunk and other gross stuff before it clogs your pipes. Plus, it is so easy to clean! It is truly one of those "As Seen on TV" products that really do work in real life. If you shed a lot in the shower as I do, you need something that will catch all that hair.
These Pimple Patches
via: AmazonPeople absolutely swear by these easy-to-use, discreet pimple patches. All you have to do is wash your face, apply the pimple patch over the affected area, and then take it off once it turns white. That means it has absorbed pus and all that nasty stuff and has protected the area around your pimple from bacteria trying to get in. These really work. Nearly 3,000 reviews say so.
These Stainless Steel Straws
via: AmazonIt is 2018. Starbucks is no longer giving out plastic straws. We all saw that video of that poor sea turtle having a straw removed from its snout. Straws are evil! But if you are like me and you love drinking out of straws, all hope is not lost. Simply buy yourself reusable ones, like these stainless steel bad boys, and get to sipping! These even come with a little cleaning brush.
This Cable Protector
via: AmazonHow many times have you absolutely ruined a lightning cable phone charger by letting the ends fray and fray until it just does not work anymore? Well, with these cable savers, you will extend the life of your charging cables by a long shot, which will save you tons of money in the end. I mean, this is like, a no-brainer. You get four of these doodads for less than $10. You simply cannot beat that.
This Shower Footrest
via: AmazonYes, all showers should already have footrests built-in. But until that glorious day, the Safe-er-Grip footrest will have to do. If you are someone who regularly shaves their legs, you know what a complete hassle it is to do in the shower. Unless you have a perfectly placed edge in your shower, it’s near impossible to get the right angle. This simple little footrest will alleviate that struggle immediately.
This Magnetic Wristband
via: AmazonMagnets are a wonderful thing. And it seems like such a no-brainer to have a magnet attached to you when you are working with nails and screws and other tiny metal objects that can easily roll away from you and get lost. This is like, the best thing ever made. Whoever came up with this idea, to be able to have the nail you need right there on your person, deserves a medal.
This Portable Charger
via: AmazonThis little guy will help charge your devices on the go. It is super compact, one of the smallest portable chargers out there, but it packs a powerful punch. So yeah, it will fit in your pocket or your purse and you can pull it out in those emergency moments when you lose battery while exploring a new city or something! You won’t have to worry about being lost in the world with this portable charger.
via: AmazonWhat if I told you this little chapstick looking thing could help you cure your migraines? I know, right? But it is true! This is a roll-on bottle of a natural mix of essential oils that are supposed to help with migraines. Peppermint, spearmint, and lavender oils combine with coconut oil to create a natural mixture that, when rubbed on your temples, forehead, and neck, will help stop migraines in their tracks.
This Bench Scraper
via: AmazonOne of my biggest pet peeves about chopping veggies or other ingredients for a meal is how annoying it is to then transfer them from the cutting board to the cooking receptacle. This will all be made much easier once I have a bench scraper. Seriously, pretty much any time I’m cooking, I think, “Man, this would be so much better if I had a bench scraper."
These Extra-Long Spoons
via: AmazonAll hail the extra-long spoon! These are called iced-tea spoons because they are perfect for stirring a big pitcher of iced tea, but these are also beyond ideal for reaching down to the very bottom of the blender while making a smoothie (once the blades have stopped moving, of course). They are great swizzle sticks for making cocktails in a tumbler. Basically, the uses are endless.
This Heat Bag Sealer
via: AmazonDo you need a little contraption that will seal up your Cheeto bag like new every time? Yes of course! It will keep your snacks as fresh as can be for so much longer! Plus, the name of this game is Treat Yourself! This thing is super fun to use! With this heat bag sealer, you’ll get that like little “Pop!" sound every time you open your snack bag. That’s almost worth the money alone.
The Squatty Potty
via: AmazonListen up, folks! It is time you adopted the Squatty Potty. You may not be aware of this, but the way we poop is bad. It is terrible. It is unnatural. The Squatty Potty is a simple contraption that sits right at the bottom of your toilet. When it is time for you to go number two, perch your feet on the Squatty Potty, and you will be amazed at what it does for you while you do your business. I guarantee it.
This Electronics Cleaner
via: AmazonRemember Gak, the ’90s progenitor of the slime craze? Yeah, it’s back, and it’s purpose-made for cleaning. No joke! Just smush Cyber Clean on any surface you need to clean, and it will grab hold of every speck of dirt and dust without damaging that surface. That means it works on your phone, on your computer keyboards, anything with nooks and crannies that are hard to reach.
These Silicone Baking Mats
via: AmazonThe worst part about cooking or baking is the cleanup. Silicone baking mats make cleanup wildly easy. Forget about soaking and scraping your pans ever again. They make sure your food slides right off. The prospect of cleaning a cookie sheet is sometimes enough to stop me from cooking or baking, to begin with. These amazing baking sheets would alleviate that problem in an instant.
These Fart Pads
via: AmazonAll hail the Subtle Butt pads! If you are a big farter (just gotta come out and say it), these might come in handy for you. They are antimicrobial, activated charcoal pads that adhere right to your undergarments that filter out bad odors from your farts so you can toot without worrying about being the one caught when the people around you conduct their fart-vestigation.
via: AmazonI don’t know about you, but every time I sweat even a little bit or try to exercise, my glasses fall down to the tip of my nose. It is infuriating and totally distracting and no, I do not want to wear contacts. If you are like me, these little thingies will be your saviors. No more of that creepy, glasses-slipped-to-the-tip-of-your-nose look. Simply slip these onto any pair of glasses and they’ll hold them in place!
This Tongue Scraper
via: AmazonWe tend to forget that tongues need to be cleaned just like our teeth do. Well, with this tongue scraper, you will get down to the nitty-gritty of tongue cleaning. It is made of stainless steel, super easy to use, and are honestly kind of fun, too. They are reusable, washable, and really effective. They will remove all the plaque and bacteria that build up on your tongue and contribute to your bad breath problems.
These Wool Dryer Balls
via: AmazonListen, you deserve the fluffiest, softest laundry in all the land. You just do. And these wool dryer balls will help you achieve that. They’re all natural and reusable, so you no longer have to worry about what you are doing to the environment (or to your health!) when you buy dryer sheets. Kiss those suckers goodbye forever and replace them with these to get the softest laundry on the planet!
These Drain Snakes
This Magnetic Car Mount
via: AmazonI am not kidding one bit when I tell you buying this cheap little magnetic car mount to mount my phone in my car was the single best purchase I have ever made. Seriously. These things are amazing. All you do is slide a thing magnet between your phone and its case, and this little magnet, which fits right on your car vent, will hold your phone up in perfect position forever.
These Rubber Gear Ties
via: AmazonThese gear ties, or as I like to call them, rubber miracle worms, will help you organize your cords, tie off your bags of chips, hold up your plant stems… The uses for them are endless. They may be little, but they are mighty. You can use them in any way you would use twist-ties, but these are rubber, not metal, so they are safe with your cords. And you can reuse them when you are done!
This Toilet Spray
via: AmazonThis little bottle could be a life-saver for those stinky situations that you inevitably find yourself in once in a while. Simply spritz a few pumps of this stuff into the toilet bowl before you go, and then go about your business as you normally do. This natural blend of citrus essential oils will do amazing work to prevent any odor from sneaking out and smelling up the whole bathroom.
This Wine Stain Remover
via: AmazonI think the saying is, "Don't cry over spilled red wine!" And now, you really don't have to. Wine Away works on fresh or dried stains, and it works on clothes, carpet, upholstery... You name it! Not only will it get rid of wine stains, but it works equally as well on coffee, blood, ink, fruit punch, sauce, red medicine stains, and even pet accidents. This stuff has been featured in every home magazine on the planet because it really works!
These Charcoal Pore Strips
via: AmazonThere is nothing more satisfying than squeezing the oily gunk out of your pores, and now you can do it all at once with Bioré charcoal pore strips. Wash your face, wet your nose, then peel off the plastic liner and apply the strip to your nose area, smooth, adhesive side down. Then wait for 10-15 minutes until the strip is stiff to the touch, and then pull it off, starting at the edges and moving toward the center.
This Herb Saver
via: AmazonBuying fresh herbs is such a catch-22 because they up your cooking so much, but you hardly ever use all of them before they go bad in your fridge. Seriously, it’s a real problem. But not anymore! With this herb saver, all you have to do is put those herbs in this pod with some fresh water, and they’ll stay fresh for up to three weeks! That’s like, way longer than normal.
This Fabric Defuzzer
via: AmazonDo you often have little fabric pills all over your clothes? Yeah, me too. This defuzzer is the perfect little gadget to make your clothes look brand new again. It safely removes any type of fuzz, lint, or pilling from your sweaters and other clothes. There are three settings, it's battery operated, and it comes in nine different colors! Get yourself one of these little guys today.
This Auto Outlet
via: AmazonIf you are a worrier (like me), you are constantly afraid that you left the toaster in the bathtub with the water running when you left the house, even though the toaster has never even entered the bathroom before. Put your irrational fears behind you with this outlet that automatically shuts off power after a time limit that you set (1, 2, 4, or 8 hours). It's actually perfect for things that often do actually get left on, like hair straighteners coffee makers, or even phone chargers. It's a great way to save energy.
This Anti-Chafe Balm
via: AmazonIf you apply some of this stuff on any area of your body that normally chafes, it won't! Your thighs, your arms, your neck, the back of your knees...whatever! It is made with natural, plant-based ingredients, and people totally swear by its effects. The reviews for this stuff are off the charts. Almost everyone has to deal with chafing on some area of their body. This is your solution.
These Cable Clips
via: AmazonI feel like I have watched so many cables fly off the top of my desk as soon as I unplug them, kind of like the rope over the Cliffs of Insanity in The Princess Bride. But with these tiny little life-changing products, you will never experience that problem again. They are totally worth it. I promise you. They will make your life so much easier and save you so much time.