36 Things That'll Help You Stop Bad Habits | 22 Words

Let's face it: We all have a few bad habits. Biting your nails, wasting food, overspending, mixing your lights and darks when doing laundry...okay, now that I think about it, I have a LOT of bad habits. But luckily, there are products out there that help you kick these habits to the curb without a ton of effort on your part. Sound too good to be true? Keep scrolling to discover how you can become the best version of yourself in no time.

Oh, and did I mention that all of these products also happen to be surprisingly affordable? Hello, new me!

We hope you find these handy products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We participate in affiliate programs and may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.

This Nail Polish Will Help You Stop Biting Your Nails

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I've been a nail-biter since I was a little kid, and let me tell you, it's a tough habit to break. But a few months before my wedding I looked down at my hands to see chewed, bloody stumps for nails and realized that I had to do something about it.

This stuff tastes so horrible that I quickly avoided putting my fingers in my mouth at all costs, and within a week my nails were transformed from gross to gorgeous.

This Meal Planner Will Help You Stop Eating Out

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My husband and I love to go out to dinner. Eating is pretty much our only hobby, and I'm always thinking about what new restaurant I'd like to try next. The only problem with this is that it was eating away at our bank account at a frightening pace, and I realized that if we didn't start cooking at home we'd be in the poor house.

This weekly meal planner has been essential in helping us avoid the sushi bar.

These Fridge Liners Will Help You Stop Wasting Food

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Because we've been cooking at home more, we tend to stock our fridge with food every weekend and slowly go through it throughout the week. And while I always think we'll be able to finish two bags of apples in 7 days, that doesn't always happen.

These fridge liners keep our fruits and veggies fresh for way longer so I waste less food and money.

This Dry Shampoo Will Help You Stop Washing Your Hair Too Often

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For the longest time, I always thought you had to wash your hair every single day. Then, after I saw the horrified expression on my hairdresser friend's face when I told her this, realized that I was horribly wrong.

This dry shampoo allows me to go longer between washes without looking like I have an oil slick on my head.

These Acne Patches Will Help You Stop Popping Your Zits

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I'm a fair redhead with acne-prone skin, meaning that I not only have to deal with painful zits on a regular basis but my skin is so sensitive that most acne products are way too harsh.

These patches keep me from picking at my face and zap my zits like magic. I try to keep a supply in my house at all times.

This Pill Organizer Will Help You Remember To Take Your Pills

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I just had a baby two months ago, and throughout my pregnancy, I was forced to take a handful of pills every day. Because I'm prone to forgetfulness, I was worried that I would neglect the medication I needed to keep the baby healthy and myself feeling less miserable.

This pill organizer was a total game-changer. I've been recommending it to everyone.

This Water Bottle Will Help You Stay Hydrated

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Speaking of forgetfulness, who else is constantly forgetting to drink enough water throughout the day? I sure do! So when a friend told me about this water bottle that forces her to drink her recommended amount I was instantly on board.

The multicolored bands help you keep track of how much water you've had and how much you still need before the day is done.

This Facial Cloth Will Help You Not Fall Asleep With Makeup On

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While I love experimenting with makeup, I can also be pretty lazy, and more often than not I go to sleep with a full face of makeup on. Which, I now know, is a big no-no.

This makeup-removing cloth somehow erases every ounce of makeup on your face in just one swipe with nothing but water. I don't know how it works, but I'm sure glad it does.

This Folding Board Will Help You Stop Cramming Your Clothes In Your Drawers

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Who has time to fold every piece of clothing you own and set it neatly in your drawers? This has always been my mentality, which is why all of my clothes are wrinkled.

The funny thing is, it actually takes hardly any time to fold your clothes, especially when you have one of these nifty folding boards that does the work for you.

This Reusable Bag Set Will Help You Stop Forgetting Your Shopping Bags

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I try to do what I can to avoid adding to the destruction of Mother Earth. That involves using cloth diapers, washcloths instead of paper towels, and bringing my own reusable shopping bag with me to the grocery store. The only trouble is, I often forget to throw it in my purse before leaving the house.

This colorful set folds into a tiny square so I can keep three or four in my bag at all times.

These Beauty Blenders Will Help You Stop Applying Makeup With Your Hands

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Here's another beauty confession that I'm not very proud of: Although I own roughly 500 makeup brushes, I apply my foundation and concealer with my hands. I know I shouldn't, but I do.

But since I'm trying to break my bad habits, I just ordered these cheap but amazing beauty blenders to use instead. No more rubbing my disgusting fingers all over my face!

This Fitness Tracker Will Help You Stop Avoiding Workouts

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I'm still trying to lose my remaining 15 pounds of baby weight, and while it's hard to find time to work out (or shower, or change into non-puke-stained clothes...) I try to fit in at least a half-hour of some form of exercise per day. This fitness tracker helps me keep track of how much I'm doing and stops me from slacking off.

This Screen Cleaner Kit Will Help You Stop Using A Filthy Phone

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Take a look at your phone right now and just think about how disgusting it is. Now think about the fact that you basically touch it all day long and even put it up against your face on the rare occasion that you actually make or answer a phone call.

Now do yourself a favor and pick up some of this screen cleaner. It gives you a streak-free clean that won't damage your electronics.

This Garment Steamer Will Help You Look Less Sloppy

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Ironing your clothes seems like a skill that my generation has never fully mastered. It just seems like too much work, and involves too many parts. (An iron AND an ironing board?! No, thank you.)

That's what makes this clothing steamer so perfect for my (lazy) lifestyle. Just rub the hot steam over your wrinkly clothes and watch as they magically because perfectly wrinkle-free.

These Band Extenders Will Help You Stop Wearing The Wrong Size Bra

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The last time I was measured for a bra I was in my freshmen year of high school, and seeing as I'm still wearing the same size (and have since given birth to a child), I'm guessing I'm not wearing the correct size. But why throw down hundreds of dollars on new bras when you can just buy these handy extenders instead?

These Packing Cubes Will Help You Stop Overpacking

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As a freelance writer, my schedule is flexible enough for me to travel as much as I want, which means I'm constantly living out of a suitcase. You'd think that would make me pretty skilled at packing that suitcase, right? Wrong. I always overpack and tend to just cram my clothes in without giving it much thought.

These packing cubes help to save my sanity while I'm on the road.

These Cork Coasters Will Help You Stop Ruining Your Tables

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Do you respect wood? If so, it's time you stopped treating it horribly (aka, leaving ring marks all over it) and invest in some coasters. These are made from sturdy cork and come with their own holder so you always know where to grab one when you're holding a particularly frosty beverage. Plus, you get 16 of them for under $15 bucks!

This Makeup Brush Cleaner Will Help You Stop Using Dirty Brushes

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Remember what I said about owning roughly 500 makeup brushes but still using my hands to apply my foundation? Before I bought this spinning brush cleaner, they were caked with so much decades-old eyeshadow and concealer that almost all the bristles were stuck together.

Now they look and work like new and I'm not spreading 5 million germs around my face each time I use them.

This Safety Light Will Help You Stop Running In The Dark

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I was an avid runner before I had my son, and I always preferred to run in the evenings to unwind after a long day. The only problem with this was my terrible habit of not wearing any lights or anything reflective, which, looking back, was incredibly stupid.

When I start running again, I'll do it the right way with one of these safety lights.

This Sunscreen Spray Will Help You Stop Getting Sunburned

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Let me reiterate the fact that I happen to be a fair redhead and basically burst into flames the second I step into the sunlight. Sunblock for me is a must, but I have a hard time finding a type that doesn't make me feel greasy all day long. This Sun Bum sunblock spray goes on so light that you don't even notice it's there.

This Coldbrew Maker Will Help You Kick Your Starbucks Addiction

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I live dangerously close to a Starbucks, and for the first month after I moved into my house I walked there every day to buy an iced coffee. It seemed like a harmless amount of money to spend every time I went, but it added up fast. Needless to say, my credit card bill was a bit of a shock that month.

This cold brew coffee maker has seriously saved my bank account.

This Water Flosser Will Help You Take Better Care Of Your Teeth

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Whenever I go to the dentist and he asks me if I've been flossing, I always say "yes" even if it's a complete lie. I know it's good for me, but it usually takes more effort than I'm willing to put in at 10 o'clock at night.

This water flosser basically does all the hard work for you so you have no excuse not to floss. Now you can finally stop lying to your dentist!

These Dusting Slippers Will Help You Clean Your House

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I have a dog who sheds so much that there are tumbleweeds of dog hair blowing around my house at all times. My husband and I have to be constantly vacuuming in order to get it all, which can be difficult when you have a newborn at home. That's what makes these slippers so perfect for my life right now. Not only are they insanely comfortable, but they sweep my floors with zero effort on my part.

This Sock Catcher Will Help You Stop Losing Socks

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Where do lost socks go? I can't tell you how many single socks I currently have in my underwear drawer, and I have no idea how it got to this point. If you have a similar underwear drawer, you need one of these SockDocks in your life. Simply clip each pair of dirty socks together, throw them in the washing machine, and voila! No more missing socks!

These Shoe Covers Will Help You Stop Ruining Your Kicks In The Rain

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Why spend $200 bucks on a new pair of shoes if they're just going to get ruined in the rain? Throw out your old, ugly rain boots and grab a pair of these clever covers instead. They come with a waterproof storage bag so they're easy to transport, the customizable design allows them to fit over a variety of shoe types, and the 100% PVC construction makes them super durable.

This Alarm Clock Will Help You Stop Oversleeping

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Think you've tried everything possible to stop oversleeping? Think again. This Sonic Bomb alarm clock is not for the faint of heart. It not only has an extra loud design proven to stir even the heaviest of sleepers, but it also has a 12-volt bed shaker that literally shakes you awake.

Here's a tip: If you share a bed, be sure to tell your partner about this before you use it for the first time.

This Laundry Hamper Will Help You Stop Mixing Your Lights And Darks

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Mixing my lights and darks together when I throw in a load of laundry is one bad habit that I know is wrong every time I do it but the thought of going through my dirty clothes and separating them out sounds like way too much work.

This hamper helps you remember to do this before you throw in a load so you're not forced to separate later.

This Door Knob Organizer Will Help You Stop Forgetting Essentials

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I don't think I've ever met anyone more forgetful than my husband. Multiple times per week, he'll leave the house for work only to have to come in 5 minutes later to find his keys, wallet, or any other assortment of on-the-go must-haves. This handy product fits right over the doorknob and has slots, hooks, and pockets that are perfectly sized for essentials. Sure, he still forgets things, but it's much less often now.

This Drain Protector Will Help You Stop Wasting Money On Drano

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My hair is constantly clogging up every single drain in our house. It's become a serious problem since I'm worried that we'll blow our entire savings on Drano alone. Thank goodness for this TubSchroom, which is inserted directly into the drain to catch hair clumps before they become clogs. Then, simply pull it out, clean it off, and enjoy your clear-running drains without the use of chemicals!

These Cleaning Tablets Will Help You Stop Using Dirty Water Bottles

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I own around 20 different water bottles, and although I use them pretty consistently, I avoid washing them because of what a pain it is. No sponge reaches far enough inside one to thoroughly clean it, and I doubt that swishing some soapy water inside them is good enough.

That's what make these Bottle Brite cleaning tablets beyond brilliant. Just drop one in, watch it dissolve, and enjoy your perfectly clean bottle; no scrubbing required.

This Avo Saver Will Help You Stop Wasting Avocados

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If I could eat guacamole with every meal, I totally would. The only problem? My husband happens to be one of those weird humans who somehow doesn't like avocados, which means that I'm always either making way too much guac or wasting one half of a precious, beautiful avocado who did nothing to deserve this kind of treatment.

This Avo Saver lets me carry on with my guac addiction without wasting food.

This Hair Trimmer Will Help You Stop Neglecting Your Nose Hair

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Here's the thing: If you have embarrassingly long nose hair and you don't realize it, no one's going to tell you about it. It's just a fact. It would be too humiliating for both parties. So why not just take matters into your own hands?

This facial hair trimmer works on nose and ear hair, plus it's small enough to take with you wherever you go. Who knows when a nose hair emergency will pop up!

This Pasta Measure Will Help You Stop Making Too Much Spaghetti

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I don't know about you, but, but every single time I make pasta I end up making enough for roughly 10 servings, and most of those wind up in the trash. For some reason, I've always found it extremely difficult to figure out how much uncooked pasta to throw in the pot.

This spaghetti pasta measure solves that little problem for me in the easiest way possible.

This Heat Protecting Spray Will Help You Stop Damaging Your Hair

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I have a ton of thick, stick-straight hair, and while I don't have to do much styling to make it look nice, I blow dry it several times per week. When my stylist found out that I don't use any heat protectant on it before drying it, he was less than pleased. So I picked up a bottle of this heat protecting spray and have already noticed a huge difference.

These Charcoal Deodorizers Will Help You Stop Wearing Smelly Shoes

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I have this strange habit of wearing shoes without socks. It drives my husband crazy since all of my shoes smell terrible, and once you stink up your favorite pair it can be tough to de-stink them.

These mini charcoal deodorizing bags fit perfectly in a variety of styles and neutralize odors so you can ditch the socks without the smell.

This Budget Planner Helps You Stop Overspending

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Did you spend $500 on chapstick last month? Are you not able to pay your rent because of all the money you spent on Taco Bell? You need to buy this budget planner and figure out how much money you should really be spending.

Sure, it seems counterproductive to buy something in the hopes of curbing your spending, but you know what they say: You have to spend money to save money!