We all wish we could wake up one day with superpowers that’d make day-to-day life easier and tedious chores go faster so we can get back to the important stuff, like reading celebrity gossip and eating cold-brew pops. The bad news? That bug bite you’re sporting probably isn’t from a radioactive insect and won’t make you a superhuman overnight. The better news? We tracked down 37 products that’ll basically give you superpowers, no freaky spiders required.
Superpower: Stinky-Shoe Slaying
I don’t know what the deal is with kids’ feet by OMG the odor when they take their shoes off has me asking “Is that hot vinegar? A decomposing skunk?” Nope, just unicorn-bedecked high tops. I need this professional UV shoe deodorizer, like yesterday. The plug-in bulbs kill odors and the bacteria that create them while drying sweat that’s marinating the shoes. Therefore this amazing device eliminates the warm, moist (sorry) environment athlete’s foot and other nasties thrive in. All your stinky-feet woes solved in one fell swoop!
Superpower: Flawless Complexion All Day Long
We’ve all been there – come 3PM, you casually glance in the restroom mirror and notice not only does your eye makeup resemble a rabid racoon, the reflected light off your now-oily T-zone is blinding. Next time save face with this matte finishing powder that keeps your makeup intact all day and then some. It counts professional MUAs among it’s many, many fans because it works better than pricey name brands.
Superpower: Amazingly Fast Makeup Brush Washing
Washing makeup brushes is such a pain because they take forever to rinse and dry. What if I told you there was a product that’d make the process so much faster? Enter this makeup brush cleaning tool which features an automatic spinner that cleans and dries your brushes in 30 seconds. The future is now!
Superpower: Ability to Whip Up Fast Artisan Bread
I don’t know the science (magic) behind it, but this book promises to revolutionize home baking with Artisan Bread In Five Minutes A Day. And judging by the reviews and user photos of piles of deeply gorgeous, toasty bread, this thing is the real deal. Anyone who can whip up baked goods in so little time is a superhero in my eyes.
Superpower: Poo That Doesn’t Stink
There are some people who think their crap doesn’t stink, but the only ones who are correct are those using this Poo-Pourri spray. You simply mist the toilet water before you…go, and miraculously there are no lingering odors that hint at exactly what you were up to in there. It comes in really intriguing scents, like eucalyptus and spearmint Royal Flush and white floral-citrus Deja Poo.
Superpower: Ability To Fall Asleep Fast, Every Night
If you suffer from sleep problems, you know how frustrating it is to lie awake watching the clock tick and stressing about how tired you’re going to be the next day. Now you can fall asleep at a reasonable hour every night with this Sleep Fairy supplement, which includes the sleep-aid melatonin plus magensium, valerian root, chamomile, L-theanine and 5-HTP to help you drift off calmly and naturally.
Superpower: Turbocharged Bathroom Cleaning
Is your bathroom tile and grout grotty and gross? Never fear, it’s going to shine bright like a diamond when you get a turboboost from this power scrubber. The oscillating head scrubs 60 times per second, which is a heck of a lot faster than you can do it by hand, and slays every bit of grime it finds.
Superpower: Ant Eliminator
If you’ve ever wanted to be an ant serial killer (who doesn’t, really?), have I got the thing for you. This ant bait brings all the bugs to the trap – take a look at some of the user photos for graphic evidence of it’s efficacy. Over FIVE THOUSAND happy reviewers already discovered the glories of an ant-free living space, this is going in my cart right now so I can be the next!
Superpower: Cable Management
With all the loose cables around here, it would take a superhuman effort to organize them. But not if I just use this streamlined charging station which has four ports to charge as many devices simultaneously, all while keeping their cords in one place!
Superpower: Minty Fresh Breath With A Kick
Nice breath is always a good idea, but make it an even better one when you add jolt of caffeine to ensure you’re bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at your 9AM meeting with the top brass. These caffeinated mints come in five flavors ranging from chocolate mint to cinnamon and two mints = one cup of coffee so it’s an easy, portable way to stay fresh.
Superpower: Always Fresh Snacks
Few things are more disappointing than reaching into a mostly-full bag of chips for a delicious snack but instead finding something that tastes like floppy cardboard. Keep all your snacks poppin’ fresh when you use this bag resealer. If you’re old enough to get the reference, think of it as a crimping iron but for bags (please do not use this on your hair).
Superpower: Produce Longevity
Produce seems to last about three days before it starts getting slimy and manky, which makes it a harder sell to the kids. Keep it fresh 2-3 times longer with a bluapple gadget that lasts up to 3 months! Now you don’t have to be Cher to turn back time.
Superpower: Extra-Long Reach
It’s darn near impossible to zip the back of a dress or blouse without Go-Go-Gadget arms, unless you have one of these handy zipper pullers. Extend your reach and get dressed without assistance or creating a workaround with a coat-hanger. It’s easy for kids or seniors to use too which fosters independence, a superpower in itself!
Superpower: Always Having The Right Kitchen Utensil
If you’ve got a small kitchen with no storage or just a lot of junk in your drawers, you know how hard it can be to find the right tool you need when you’re in the middle of cooking. Not so with this durable nylon five-in-one kitchen tool that incorporates a slotted spoon, solid spoon, spatula, turner and a cutting tool in one sleek shape.
Superpower: Magical Erasing
We all know the efficacy of magic erasing cleaning sponges in busting household messes from permanent marker to cooked-on grease, but the beauty of these ones is their double thickness, which makes them last so much longer. These extra-beefy sponges come in a set of 20 and are a fraction of the cost of the bald guy’s brand, so you’ll have intense cleaning power for a long while to come.
Superpower: Jar Opening
Sometimes it feels like you need superhuman grip strength to open stubborn jars when you just want some jelly with your peanut butter, for chrissakes! Now you can easily thwart stuck jars on the first try with this jar opener that adjusts to fit lids large to small.
Superpower: Easy Egg Separating
No matter how careful I am when cracking eggs, I always get a tiny bit of yolk in with the white which is darn-near impossible to remove. This egg separator solves that problem so you get a cleanly separated yolk and white every time. Your cakes and egg white omelets are gonna thank you.
Superpower: Charging Multiple Devices With One Powerbank
It’s always nice when you can do more with less, and such is the case with this 6000 mAh portable charger that has two built-in lightning cables that charge your devices twice as fast as with the original cable. Lighting fast, indeed.
Wouldn’t it be nice not to have to pay high prices for bottled water at outdoor events or airports? Now you never have to again since you can take along this silicone water bottle that rolls up to fit in your pocket or bag, effortlessly.
Superpower: Grout Restoring
The grout on our bathroom floor is determined to stay grayish-brown, no matter how thoroughly we’ve cleaned it. Instead of wasting another minute scrubbing away, I’m getting this grout pen that magically whitens and brightens with minimal effort. Time to use brain power instead of elbow grease!
Superpower: Toilet Deep-Cleaning
While our toilet’s not quite as bad as the one pictured above, it’s looking a little worse for the wear with two kids who forget to flush. Often. This pumice stone is what’s needed to chip away the stains and restore the gleaming shine to disgusting toilets. Even if you think yours is beyond saving, give it a try! The user photos show its miracle working powers.
Superpower: Pet Hair Busting
Whenever my dad’s pup comes to visit, I feel like we find dog hairs all over the couch and rug forever. This pet hair cleaning brush takes care of stray fur in one swipe, and it’s easy enough the kids can use it! If giant balls of hair are your thing, you’ll definitely want to check out the user review photos for an eyeful.
Superpower: Fast Hair Drying
My arm’s tired already just thinking about how long it takes to blowdry hair. Fortunately this hair drying accelerator spray – one reviewer with long, thick hair said it reduced her normal drying time from 45 minutes down to ten.
Superpower: Fast Skin Clearing
If you’re having a skin crisis that needs fixing immediately, try this Aztec Secret clay mask. Happy users report an overnight turnaround after just one use, and the product’s got over 16,000 reviews to back it up!
Superpower: Indestructible Eyeliner
According to this lovely lady, this Stila Stay All Day Eyeliner does just that. She wore it during the summer all day at work and then sweated her heart out in an intense spin class with no trace of a smudge or fade. Check out that perfect cat-eye that weathered everything she threw at it! The next best (and much less scary) thing to permanent makeup.
Superpower: Travel Organization
Think of this amazing travel wallet, available in a trillion colors, as a mom in your pocket. She holds your ID, passport, cash, boarding passes and even includes a little pen so you can fill out immigration cards if you’re traveling overseas. Moms think of everything.
Superpower: Perfectly Curled Lashes
Want eyes that look wide open even when you’re actually half-asleep? Use this eyelash curler to get the perfect curve then set it with mascara. Fooling everyone into thinking your a morning person is that much easier now.
Superpower: Never Losing An Earring Back
It’s inevitable – you go to attach the earring back and that tiny sucker slips out of your grip, never to be seen again. Don’t resort to scalping the eraser from an unsuspecting pencil to use as a stand in, get this assorted package of extra earring backs and you’ll never have to hunt fruitlessly on the floor again.
Superpower: Fast Herb Chopping
I love fresh herbs to finish a dish but man those things are fiddly to chop. So many tiny pieces that get stuck to the knife and all over the floor! Make it a much cleaner, quicker job with these herb scissors that slice and dice anything from rosemary to dill.
Superpower: Getting Kids To Do Chores
I’ve tried everything from fun prizes to cajoling to make chores more appealing to the kids, all to no avail. These genius chore sticks use gamification and the thrill of chance to entice kids to step up – will they pull “Go Out For Ice Cream” or “Clean The Bathroom”? The suspense is killing me.
Superpower: Wearing Flats Without Swamp Foot
Barring actual superpowers, it’s impossible to wear flats without getting extremely sweaty, stinky feet. Unless you have these absorbent insoles that you can pop into any pair of shoes to keep them comfy and smelling fresh.
Superpower: Cord Protecting
Does your pet (or kid) think your charging cord’s a chew toy? Now you can protect against sneak attacks with these PVC-lined cable sleeves that wrap around the cord to prevent rips and tears from non-gentle use.
Superpower: Flawless Eye Makeup
It’s beyond aggravating when you’ve finished all your carefully applied eye makeup only to smudge your mascara or draw a crooked cat-eye at the last minute. Instead of taking it all off to start over, use these pointed eye makeup correctors which contain makeup remover for targeted touch-ups.
Superpower: Streak-Free Stainless Steel
What they don’t tell you when you buy stainless steel appliances is you’re going to be spending most of your time cleaning them or just making peace with all the handprints and smudges. The secret to overcoming that daily struggle is this streak-free stainless steel cleaner that cleans and protects in one step, so you don’t have to clean as often but still see gorgeous results.
Superpower: Getting Sh*t Done
We all need a kick in the butt sometimes to get stuff done, and this notepad is the perfect motivator. With a title like “Get Your Shit Together” and sections for “Easy Shit”, “Tough Shit” and “Shit-Show Level”, you’ll have your poop in a group before you know it.
As a mom who works from home, I’m in charge of doing all the things, from making doctor’s appointments to managing snack stocks. Oh, and working. NBD. Except sometimes my sleep-deprived brain forgets really important things. Not anymore with this motivational mousepad notepad with sections like “Gotta Do”, “Wanna Do”, “Do Or Die” and “Never, Ever Do” to keep my priorities in order.
Superpower: Stopper Of Kitchen Injuries
I am a certified kitchen klutz and my kids know to get the Bandaids ready for me whenever mommy’s chopping something. These cut-resistant gloves are exactly what I need to stay injury-free, especially when using dangerous tools like the mandoline and food processor!