Adult life ain’t for the faint-hearted, you can bet on that! Between worrying about bills, jobs, laundry, cleaning, and other responsibilities it can be a bit overwhelming, to say the least. But help is on the horizon since I combed through the wilds of Amazon to bring you 37 products that’ll instantly improve your life! From a better night’s sleep to a fun way to relax outside to the best non-medication ways to relieve common aches and pains fast, trust when I say you need these things in your life.
An ionic beard straightener, quick-dry towels that never get funky, and a gallon-sized cold brew maker so you never run out of caffeine – these are a few of the life-changers you’ll find on this list! These little life hacks will save you time, make the day go more smoothly, and generally improve the quality of your time here on Earth. We only go around once, might as well make the best out of it!
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These Cooling Pillowcases Help You Sleep Better
It’s impossible to sleep when you’re overheating – I especially hate when my head gets too sweaty and my pillow gets damp. Ew, David. But this set of cooling pillowcases makes a huge difference immediately! The 100% bamboo-derived material wicks sweat away and is softer than silk for your best night’s sleep yet.
These Door Stoppers Prevent Smashed Fingers
With two crazy little kids and a wild puppy running around, it’s inevitable that someone gets their fingers or tails slammed in a swinging door. That’s why I got these door stops that prevent injuries, both to living things and my wall so the doorknob doesn’t crash through the drywall! You’ll get a set of three, and they’ve got nearly 13,000 glowing reviews so you know they’re going to be a quality buy.
This Oversized Bike Seat Makes Exercise Comfortable
I love spinning, but man does my backside hurt after an hour or so of fast pedaling! I was pumped to find this oversized bike seat that you can use on your stationary bike like a Peloton (I wish!), or on your regular bike for a more comfortable ride. It’s easy to install and oh so cushy, your tush will definitely appreciate it!
This Cold Brew Maker is Giant
When I say I go through a lot of caffeinated beverages here, I mean A LOT. My regular cold brew maker wasn’t cutting it, so I got this gallon-sized container with a filter that makes just the right amount to sustain me for about two days! You can also use it for party beverages during a get-together or brunch, just remove the filter.
It’s Probably Time to Replace Your HEPA Filters
Since we all got on the air purifier trend, it’s likely time to replace your HEPA filters! This set of two also comes with eight activated carbon pre-filters to clean the air of common pollutants. It’s made a big difference in my family’s allergies year round.
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This Plaster Casting Set is a Great Gift
Want an easy gift that’s straight from the heart? This plaster hand casting kit is a two-step process that gives you great results, fast! It has everything you need to create a beautiful object that will be treasured for years – just think about looking back at your little one’s hand entwined with yours long after they’ve grown and flown the coop.
This Body Pillow Doubles as Decor
I love sleeping with a body pillow, but it can be annoying to figure out where to store it. Until I came up with the idea to use it as decor! My husband hates having a million decorative pillows of different sizes cluttering up the bed, but I like the look of a finished room – this pillow makes it easy for your bed to look fab and tailored.
These Tweezers Get Top Marks
Sure, you can use these super precise tweezers for plucking your brows, but they’re also ace at removing splinters and ingrown hairs. You’ll get a pair of two, one with pointy ends for delicate jobs and the other with regular ends. They’ve got nearly 10,000 glowing reviews for being the “best tweezers” reviewers ever owned!
These Trekking Poles Keep You Safer
I recently took up hiking with my hubs, and climbed some pretty challenging mountains in Vermont. I’m embarrassed to say how many times I slipped, lost my balance, or downright fell over! I’m picking up these trekking sticks to make my new hobby safer, and the good news is they come in enough colors for the whole fam to have their own pair.
These Silicone Oven Mitts Come with Pot Holders
Handily, these heat-resistant silicone oven mitts come with two pot holders for all your baking and cooking protection needs. They’re super highly rated with over 14,400 stellar reviews for being great quality and easy to clean! And you can choose from some stylish colors to match your kitchen decor.
This Compact Umbrella is Great for Travel
I like the coverage of big umbrellas but the portability of travel ones – guess what – with this compact umbrella I don’t have to choose! It has a double-vented canopy so the wind won’t turn it inside out, a big canopy for protection, and break-resistant fiberglass ribs, but it’s still light as a feather.
This Air Mattress is Perfect for Guests or Camping
I kind of detest camping, but this cushy air mattress would make it 1,000 times better. It’s also a must-have for overnight guests when you don’t have a spare room or a pull-out couch! It has a built-in pump that inflates in under two minutes, so it’s ready to go when you are.
These Colored Pencils are Top Quality
My kids go through art supplies like water, but it can be hard to find high quality ones that are satisfying for coloring. I spied these colored pencils and took a chance based on the 5,000+ amazing reviews. We love them for all kinds of art projects and I often borrow them for my adult coloring books!
This Mattress Protector is A Must-Have
My youngest started wetting the bed after being potty trained for years, and it’s a good thing we had a mattress protector on her new foam mattress! It’s one of those things that you don’t think about, but when you need it you *really* need it! I use them on all the beds anyway to protect from dust mites since we’re all super allergic (and it’s gross thinking of them crawling around while you’re sleeping!)
These Microfiber Towels Dry Lightning Fast
My husband was bringing our regular bath towels to the gym at his work and they were taking forever to dry, developing a distinct musty stank that was so gross. I got him these quick-dry microfiber towels instead and they’re working out great! They’re easy to throw in your bag because they fold up so small, but they offer a lot of drying power.
This Beard Straightener has Over 10K Rave Reviews
I thought this ionic beard straightener would be a pretty niche product, but turns out it has over 10,000 absolutely great reviews! It’s a heated beard brush that doubles as a hair straightener for faster grooming. Happy customers rave over how fast it heats up and what an amazing job it does making you look presentable!
This Padfolio is a Business Necessity
It’s amazing how many things you need to keep track of for business meetings – a notebook, your laptop or tablet, business cards, pens, USB sticks, the works! This padfolio makes it easy for you to store everything in one easy-access place. Look like you have your stuff together and like a true professional with this case.
This Pizza Cutter Works So Well
We’ve started making homemade pizzas every Friday night because a) they’re awesome, and b) I can take a night off from meal planning. But have you tried cutting through crust with a regular knife lately? It’s an exercise in frustration, so I picked up this pizza cutter that’s incredibly sharp and cuts through the first time when you use a rocking motion.
This Extra Large Ice Pack Soothes Big Pains
If you’ve got a big injury, you need big relief. This extra large ice pack is here to do the job, whether you’ve hurt your neck, back, knee, shoulder, leg, or hip. Or all of the above if you’re my husband crashing his bike last weekend.
These Glass Bottles are So Useful
I like to make my own lemonade and infused fizzy waters, so these glass bottles were a natural fit for storage. The swing tops close securely and they even come with labels and a chalk marker! Even if you’re just chilling tap water, it’ll look super fancy in one of these.
These Plantar Fasciitis Socks are Amazingly Supportive
If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, do yourself a favor and get these compression socks for immediate relief. They provide amazing support, relieve pain, and are easy to wear with shoes if you’re out and about. They come in sizes from small to extra large so you can get the best fit.
This Adhesive Chalkboard Paper Lets You Get Creative
Adhesive chalkboard paper is useful for so many things from writing out the week’s meal plan so everyone knows what’s for dinner without asking to just doodle! This peel and stick vinyl paper is super easy to install and brings so much joy. It even comes with free chalk to get started.
These Floor Sliders Make Workouts Fun
For me, I don’t know that workout and fun belong in the same sentence, but these floor sliders might change my mind. They make it easy to get a challenging workout in anywhere you have a little floor space and are easy to use once you get the hang of sliding. You can get a full-body workout in no time and maybe enjoy it a little!
This Dandelion Root Tea Helps Digestion
If you need help with your digestion system, give this organic dandelion root tea a try. It helps improve the absorption of important vitamins and minerals and can help cleanse your body and boost your immune system. With over 18,600 glowing reviews, this has definitely piqued my interest!
These Calf Compression Sleeves Help Shin Splints
Without fail, whenever I decide to give running a try again, I end up with shin splints. If this happens to you, too, or you have other fitness or overuse injuries, grab a pair of these highly-rated calf compression sleeves to relieve pain and provide support. They come in sizes from small to extra large and have a handy size chart so you can find your perfect fit.
This Portable Hammock is Ultimate Comfort
Whenever we go hiking or spend time in the woods, my husband laments on how much he needs a hammock. Now it’s easy to take one with us since I found this lightweight portable hammock that goes anywhere you do! The tightly-stitched design comes with straps, carabiners, and its own storage bag so you can just put it in your pack and go.
This Bed Skirt Finishes Your Look
I love the look of a bed skirt to add the finishing touches to a bedroom. This tailored one looks so crisp and stylish while hiding whatever’s lurking underneath the bed! Plus, it makes it hard to see the dust bunnies under there so you don’t have to feel bad about neglecting them during vacuuming.
These Office Chair Casters Make a Huge DIfference
My old office chair was on its last legs, or so I thought, but really all it needed was new casters. I picked up this set, and my old standby has been rolling all over the place easily like when it was brand new, no creaking and sticking! You’ll get a set of five replacement chair wheels to update your favorite office chair.
These Reusable Mop Pads are More Eco-Friendly
We have to clean the floors around here often, with kids and a muddy-pawed puppy running around. I feel bad cleaning with those single-use cloths since it generates so much waste, so I got these reusable microfiber mop cloths instead. They clean extremely well and are so easy to pop in the wash when they need a refresh!
This Car Phone Mount is Super Sturdy
I was messing around with those cheap phone mounts that my phone pops out of every five seconds, which is annoying and dangerous when I’m driving and need directions. This sturdy car phone mount will never let your phone fall since it clips securely into your air vent. It’s compatible with lots of phones so I’m pretty sure it’ll fit yours.
These Toddler Socks are Non-Slip
Those crazy toddlers, learning to walk must be a real trip! But more often than not, they’re on their butts from a fall – keep them safer with these grippy toddler socks. They’re super comfortable, easy to get on and off, and have a padded heel tab so shoes won’t bother their chubby little ankles.
These Cutting Boards Have Juice Grooves
Cutting boards are those things that always need replacing but I never get around to doing it. But it’s much better for food safety and your knives to have cutting surfaces that aren’t all nicked up and trashed, so I’m getting this set of three to refresh my supply. Handily, these have handles and juice grooves to catch the runoff from cutting fruits and meat!
This Running Belt is a Genius Solution
Yes, this makes an excellent running belt since it can hold your phone, cash, cards, keys, and earphones or buds securely. But it’s also useful for those of us who don’t run – for example, I use mine on daily dog walks since my leggings often don’t have pockets and I don’t want to carry a purse! The breathable fabric is comfortable to wear, and the belt strap adjusts to fit you perfectly.
This Wrist Ice Pack Helps With Swelling, Sprains, and More
My mom has had carpal tunnel for so many years as a hair stylist, and she’s often in a lot of pain. She’s also developed arthritis so that doesn’t help. What does help is this wrist icepack that supports during injuries, swelling, or chronic conditions that need hot or cold therapy to feel better fast.
This Foot Peel Mask Gives You Baby Soft Skin
The calluses on my feet and dried out, cracked heels have gotten pretty bad since I’ve been trying to DIY pedicures. I thought they were beyond saving, but then I tried this foot peel mask! For about two weeks, my feet looked straight out of a horror movie, but then I had the softest, smoothest skin imaginable. Totally worth it.
This Oversized Beach Towel Dries Lightning Fast
It’s no fun trying to enjoy the beach when your head or feet have to be in the sand because your towel’s too short. And if it stays soggy for a long time, that’s pretty uncomfortable, too! Solve both those problems with this oversized, quick-dry beach towel that’s big enough to hold you and all your stuff.
Avoid Fraud with these Counterfeit Detector Markers
I can’t think of a situation when these counterfeit detector markers wouldn’t be useful – from selling stuff on online marketplaces where people pay in person, to farmers’ markets, garages, or any small business that doesn’t want to get ripped off. The markers detect fake bills in seconds and pay for themselves with the first phony bill you find! Easier than dealing with headaches at the bank.