Why Didn't I Think Of That? 21 Brilliantly Simple Inventions

Twenty-one products so brilliantly simple, you'll slap your forehead and say, "I should've thought of that!"

We hope you find these products as brilliantly clever as we do. Just an FYI: 22Words may receive a share of sales from links on this page.

This Ultra-Cheap Set Of Blackhead Removing Tools

via: Pinterest

I think I just found my newest hobby.

These Wildly Popular Baking Mats Will Keep You From Scrubbing Stuck-On Messes

via: Amazon

Use these handy silicone liners to create a nonstick layer on your baking sheets. They're great for cookies, candies, cakes, biscuits — anything you want to bake in the oven. And they're dishwasher-safe!

This Genius Set Of Buckle-less Belts

via: FreeBelts

But where will I put my giant western belt buckles? In the back of my underwear drawer. Where they belong.

This Tiny Gadget Not Only Charges Your Devices, But Also Adds Bluetooth Functionality To Your Car

via: Amazon

Feel like taking that 20th century car into the 21st? Bluetooth amazingness is a ROAV adapter away.

People Swear By This Wildly Popular Acupressure Mat

via: Amazon

"According to 3000 reviewers, it hurts at first, but after a day or two, it starts to work its magic.

This Heated Butter Knife Will Have You Spreading Butter On Literally Everything

via: eBay

How did this just get invented?

These Moso Purifying Bags Apparently Have Odor-Killing Superpowers

via: Amazon

"Thousands 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 Stainless Steel Reusable Drinking Straws That Will Help You Save the Environment

via: Amazon

The sad truth is that plastic straws are terrible for the environment. But if you love drinking out of straws (like we do), all hope is not lost! These stainless steel straws are perfect replacements. And they come with their very own cleaner brush!

These Big Wool Spheres Will Replace Dryer Sheets

via: Amazon

Throw out those dryer sheets and fabric softener. These solid wool balls are a wildly popular solution for soft and static-free clothes.

This Simple Cylinder Effortlessly Strips Corn

via: Chef'n

I love corn on the cob, but I hate flossing afterwards. I think I've found my new holy grail.

This ECHOGEAR Outlet Shelf That You'll Want In Every Room

via: Amazon

Why don't all outlets have shelves?

These Harperton Nail Clippers Will Be The Last Ones You Ever Buy

via: Amazon

If you haven't tried a REAL pair of nail clippers, trust me, you need to. It's a completely different (and far superior) experience from those $2 clippers.

The Dipr Is The Greatest Oreo Accessory Of All Time

via: The Dipr

True, it may also be the only Oreo accessory. But that doesn't make it any less awesome.

This Bed Band That Prevent The Dreaded Sheet Slip

via: Amazon

Who can get any sleep when your sheets are constantly slipping off? These brilliant bed bands eliminate that problem so you can finally catch some Z's.

With This Gap Cleaning Brush You'll Have The Cleanest Window Tracks On The Block

via: Amazon

There is literally decades of dust living in the crevices of my windows right now, awaiting attack by the Trycooling Brush.

The Magnogrip Keeps Screws And Nails Right Where You Need Them

via: Amazon

With around 10,000 positive reviews, the MagGrip is hands-down the most-loved (and best-selling) phone holder on Amazon. Just add a thin magnet to the back of your phone, and it'll stick like glue to the MagGrip mount. Seriously, people are obsessed with this thing.

A Simple Device That Adds A Foot Rest To Your Shower

via: Safe-er-Grip

As an advocate of rest, and particularly the resting of feet, I am 100% in favor of this.

This Ultra-Simple Garlic Mincer Keeps Your Hands Scent-Free

via: eBay

Garlic hands = gross.

This Compact Plug-in Air Sanitizer Cleans Your Air With Zero Footprint

via: Amazon

"It kills germs, mold, freshens air and wipes out odors, all while staying nice and small on your wall.

The Guac-Lock Will Keep Your Delicious Green Dip Fresh

via: Casabella

Bye-bye brown guac!

This Simple Bracelet Is The Perfect Place To Store Your Hair Ties

via: Maria Shireen

Because the hair-tie-as-bracelet look ain't cute.

Using These Dirt Cheap Drain Snakes Will Both Disgust And Fascinate You

When you first snake your drain, you might gag. Then you're gonna wonder where all that hair came from. Then you're gonna be so happy you spent $5 instead of calling in a plumber. Then you still might gag. Then you'll move right on to the next drain.

This Cheap Silicone Gadget Cleans Makeup Brushes In Minutes

via: BrushEgg

Make an annoying job far, far easier.

This Simple Cup Will Make Baths So Much Deeper And Therefore, Better

via: Slip X Solutions

How has no one thought of this before???

This Tweezer-Like Gadget Will Keep You Seeing Clear

via: eBay

I can see clearly now, the smudge is gone...

Stop Resenting Your Pets: Clean Up Their Hair From Anywhere For Under $20

via: Amazon

The all-rubber construction of the FURremover Broom not only lends to its long-term durability, but also its multi-use utility as a fur-gathering sweeper, and a pee-pushing squeegee. It'll keep your carpets fur-free and your hardwood unstained, so you can love your pets in all their messy glory without (too much) resentment.

This Timed Pet Feeder Will Keep Your Furry Friends Well-Fed

via: Amazon

This thing is amazing. And it's less than $20.

This $1 Ring Will Open Any Bottle

via: Island Dogs

Spend one dollar and give yourself at least one reason to exist at your next party.

These Smart Sizzors That Are Oh-So-Much-More

via: AnySharp

Now you can crack nuts and open a beer while cutting chicken and stripping wire.

This Auto-Shutoff Outlet Will Save You Major Anxiety

via: Fan-Key

No more circling back home to "just make sure" you turned off that hair straightener.

This Sugru Moldable Glue Will Make Fixing Things Fun

via: Sugru

So many frayed cables. So little time.

The Tablift Just Makes 100% Sense

via: Tablift

Seriously, is there anything less relaxing than propping up your iPad when you're trying to kick back in bed?

The Tapi Turns Your Faucet Into A Drinking Fountain

via: Dreamfarm

A few bucks to add a drinking fountain to your own sink? Worth it.

The TubShroom Will Catch All The Hair

via: Tubshroom

Seriously: human, dog, cat, sasquatch. It'll catch any hair you throw (or flow) at it.

The Tweexy Makes Nail Polish Spills A Thing Of The Past

via: Tweexy

Minimize the drip.