I'm always on the lookout for better solutions to the most annoying problems we face every day. For example, we can get ready in less time with a towel that dries hair faster. Working at home is easier with a laptop table. And if pushing on social norms gives us a headache, this cooling gel mask can help. Join me in solving 37 of our most annoying problems, so we can focus on the things we want to accomplish!

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Problem: Avocados Are Delicious But Tricky to Slice Solution: This 3-in-1 Avocado Tool That Slices Mess-Free

Have you ever ordered table-side guacamole? Those waiters can slice, pit, and scoop avocados so efficiently it's like watching choreography. To improve your own guac game, this 3-in-1 Avocado Tool is the answer. One Amazon reviewer loves it so much, she's been buying more as gifts.

Problem: Dry, Cracked, Thirsty Skin Solution: A Healing Balm Made With Olive and Coconut Oils

Dry feet, dry elbows, dry hands. Why is everything so dry?! Moisturize and protect your thirsty skin with this healing balm. It's made from olive and coconut oils, with lavender, calendula, and comfrey. Amazon reviewers swear by its healing properties for scrapes and rashes, too.

Problem: We Use Way Too Many Paper Towels Solution: One Eco-Friendly Cleaning Cloth Replaces Up to 15 Rolls

Whether you want to save money or reduce waste, cutting your use of paper towels is an easy step when you have a high-quality replacement. This four-pack of cleaning cloths is ideal for all surfaces in the bathroom and kitchen. Natural, absorbent, and 100% biodegradable, they're a smart and earth-friendly choice.

Problem: Fidgety Fingers Need to Fidget Solution: Satisfyingly Squeezable Poppin' Edamame

I admit it, I'm a fidgeter. I shake my foot, pick my cuticles, and twirl my hair whenever I have to sit still for a minute. So I think this 3-pack of squeezy-bean keychains are right up my anxious alley.

Problem: Dry, Dull Skin on Arms and Legs Solution: A Take-No-Prisoners Exfoliating Body Brush

One reviewer called it "rough, but in a good way." This body brush can be used wet or dry to exfoliate skin and encourage cell renewal. The canvas hand strap makes it easy to hold onto and then hang to dry. Use at least once a week for fresh, smooth, glowing results.

Problem: Your Pretty Shoes Are Killing Your Feet Solution: Cushiony Gel Foot Pads

Just looking at these soft gel foot pads makes my feet tingle. Yesterday I wore heels out to dinner, which looked fab but left me with aching feet. I wish I'd had this product. The foot pads are made of medical-grade gel, and slip neatly over the toes to give real relief to tired feet.

Problem: Fresh Fruit and Veggies Spoil Before You Can Eat Them Solution: FreshPaper Keeps Them Fresh 2-4 Times Longer

Fresh fruit and vegetables are key to a healthy (and delicious!) diet, but it's just plain rotten when they spoil before their time. That's why an inventor developed these all-natural FreshPaper sheets. Simply drop a sheet into the crisper drawer of your fridge, or cut it into smaller strips to layer in fruit bowls or other places you store produce. The sheets last about a month and keep produce fresh 2-4 times longer.

Problem: Headaches from Sinus Pressure, Migraine, or Stress Solution: This Gel Mask That Can Be Hot or Cold

For headache or facial pain, applying hot or cold compresses can make all the difference. This gel mask is a clean and efficient way to get relief without the mess of ice packs or damp towels. For a cooling effect, place the gel mask in the freezer for at least one hour. For heat, microwave for a few seconds.

Problem: No Ironing Board Solution: An Ironing Blanket That Attaches to the Dryer With Magnets

This isn't the most glamorous item on this list, but it might be the most practical. If you don't own an ironing board, you've probably already tried ironing on a table or washing machine lid with only a towel for a base. Upgrade immediately to this oh-so-smart ironing blanket. For about $10, you get a specially designed, heat-resistant pad that attaches with magnets to the top of laundry machines.

Problem: Salad Dressing (And Other Condiments) Are Tricky to Pack Solution: These Lunchbox-Sized Portable Squeezers

If you're packing your lunch to save money and eat healthier (and I hope you are!), you can probably make good use of these portable squeezers. They come in a four-pack, and each holds 2-3 tablespoons. They're perfect for salad dressing, mayo, hot sauce, or any other topping to make your lunch yummy.

Problem: Need a Brighter Smile on the Go Solution: This Portable Teeth Whitening Pen

I love the convenience of this teeth whitening pen. Instead of messy trays or sticky strips, this whitening gel is easy and neat to brush on. It can be used 1-2 times per day, and teeth will lighten 4-8 shades after regular use.

Problem: Can't Stop Picking at Blemishes Solution: Hide and Heal With These Pimple Patches

Some of us just can't help ourselves. That pimple flares up and begs to be squeezed, even though we know it can prolong healing and leave a scar. That's why these Pimple Patches are a must-have in every woman's skincare arsenal. Slap one on a pimple, and not only does it camouflage better than make-up, but it also soaks up oil and pus, so the blemish heals faster.

Problem: Dry, Chapped Lips Solution: Collagen Lip Masks

Perfect for dry, chapped lips in need of pampering, this 20-pack of collagen masks will moisturize and soothe your lips. Yes, they look hilarious (so definitely take a selfie), but they also come loaded with aloe, strawberry extract, and other healing ingredients. Amazon customers recommend lying down while wearing them, since they don't stay in place without a little help from gravity.