Life is full of minor problems, headaches, and annoyances. A virtual shopping trip to Amazon can't solve all of them, but it might just solve some of them!
No, Amazon can't really help with that coworker you can't stand, your student loan payments, or that weird looking mole, but it can help keep your closets tidy and organized, give you better hair days, and even help you make the most perfect eggs ever.
At the very least, shopping is a fun distraction from your other problems. To that end, here are 31 handy problem solving gadgets to help relieve your daily headaches.
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Keep Your Brown Sugar Soft and Fresh With a Brown Sugar Bear
via: AmazonOn the spectrum of life's potential headaches, hardened brown sugar isn't a major one. But it is inconvenient and frustrating, so why not make it go away? This ridiculously adorable Brown Sugar Bear lives right in the sugar, keeping it soft, fresh, and usable. The way I see it, eradicate all the small annoyances and you'll always be less annoyed. This little bear is a win.
This Pasta Pot with Strainer Lid Seems Like Such an Obvious Invention, How is it Possibly New?
via: AmazonProblem: too many separate things to clean when you cook. Problem: strainers take up a ton of storage space. Problem: pouring a pot full of boiling water and slippery pasta into a strainer is a potential minefield of accidents. Solution: this Pasta Pot with Strainer Lid solves all these problems with one simple solution. It's so simple, in fact, that it leaves me wondering how this wasn't the original way we always did things?
This Satin Pillowcase Will Keep Your Curls or Your Blowout Looking Great For a Second Day
via: AmazonA pillowcase that can help ensure a good hair day, AND improve my complexion? YES, PLEASE! Did you know that when you sleep on a cotton pillowcase, there's extra friction that creates frizz, crushes curls, and deadens blowouts? Wouldn't it be great to not have those problems? Make sure your day two hair is just as great as your day one hair with this Satin Pillowcase. Sleeping on satin is also cool and comfortable and will decrease those deep pillow lines you sometimes wake up with.
Storage Limitations is a Headache You Can Alleviate With These Space-Saving Shoe Slotz
via: AmazonWhether you have a ton of shoes, or only half a ton, wouldn't it be great if they took up a fraction of the space? These Space-Saving Shoe Slotz are basically closet miracle workers, as each pair of shoes takes up the space of just one shoe. A messy, cluttered closet is a headache. A tidy, neat closet where everything is perfectly stowed away is the cure.
This Brush Color Removal Sponge Allows You to Switch Colors Without Muddying Your Makeup
via: AmazonWhen it comes to makeup application, a clean brush is key. If you like to use a few different shadows, blushes, bronzers, and other powders, that could mean a large and expensive collection of brushes, with many duplicates. Or it means mixing your colors which leads to less than ideal results. This handy Brush Color Removal Sponge cleans your dry makeup brush in between colors, so you can use the same brush for all your shadows, and still achieve the look you're going for. Problem solved!
Make Sure Your Makeup Stays Put With This Makeup Setting Spray
via: AmazonProblem: your makeup doesn't last all day. Solution: this Makeup Setting Spray which is infused with skin loving ingredients and should be the last step for your morning makeup routine. The fine mist is fast drying and never sticky, and will make sure your makeup looks the same at the end of the day as it does first thing. You can also use this green tea spray throughout the day for a refreshing boost of extra hydration.
If Closet Space is Still Giving You a Headache, Create More Space Out of Thin Air With the Wonder Hanger Max
via: AmazonPrepare to be amazed by how much space the Wonder Hanger Max can save you! The genius contraption works quite simply: hang up all your clothes in the designated slots, you can even double up, then take the second hook off the bar, and, voila! The hangar collapses all your clothes into a neat, tiny parcel! Now picture your closet full of these babies. It's a beautiful sight. Just don't let it fool you into thinking you need to go shopping to fill all that extra space.
Get the Brows You Want With Ease With This Brow Contour Kit
via: AmazonDo you find yourself coveting those perfectly arched, dramatic, full brows you see everywhere these days? Whether the problem is that your brows are sparse, perhaps over-plucked, or that they're just unruly, you don't need the skillz of a professional YouTuber to achieve your desired brow look. You just need this handy Brow Contour Kit. Struggling to get the eyebrows you want is a headache. Having an easy to use stencil is the solution.
This Over the Sink Strainer Board is a True Kitchen Problem Solver
via: AmazonProblem: you wash your veggies in your sink, and then move them to your chopping board for slicing and dicing. The wet veggies soon create a puddling mess all over your counter. Solution: this Over the Sink Strainer Board is a strainer and chopping board in one. It fits over your sink so the still-wet veggies can continue to drain not all over your counter. Brilliant! Added bonus: you're creating more usable counter space out of thin air.
Treat Your Wood Properly With This Butcher Block Board Cream and It Will Look Fabulous
via: AmazonWe all love a big slab of butcher block for its usability and great looks. But wood needs a little TLC once in awhile. If your wooden chopping boards, or even unvarnished furniture, are starting to look a little pale and dry, give them a going over with this Butcher Block Board Cream. Made of food grade mineral oil and beeswax, this cream will restore wood to all its glory. You might be surprised how much your thirsty wood will absorb!
These Natural Bamboo Charcoal Air Purifying Bags Are Like Little Pouches of Odor Slaying Magic
via: AmazonProblem: dampness and/or odors Solution: bamboo charcoal Harness the power of charcoal to tackle even the smelliest odors and areas of your house or car. The bamboo charcoal in these Air Purifying Bags neutralizes odors and removes harmful pollutants, allergens, and moisture from the air, preventing mold, mildew, and bacteria that thrive in humid environments. Gym shoes, litter boxes, teenagers, and damp basements are no match for these handy, all natural, chemical free deodorizers.
Ditch Flimsy Charging Cords For These Super Strong Nylon Braided Lightning Cables
via: AmazonThere may be nothing that causes more headaches in modern life than dead cell phone batteries. This is especially true if you've plugged your phone in, believing it was charging, only to find out that your charging cable bit the dust leaving you with a dead phone. UGH! Weak charging cables are for the birds. Instead, stock up on a few of these ultra-strong, durable, and long lasting Nylon Braided Lightning Cables.
Change Your Mood With These Essential Oil Room & Body Mists
via: AmazonMaybe you're curious about the ever popular world of aromatherapy, but you're not quite ready to make the leap and invest in a diffuser and a bunch of oils. No worries! You can check out the beneficial potential of essential oils with these Room & Body Mists. Made with organic essential oils and distilled water, these can be sprayed on skin, clothes, linen, or in the air. There are six different scents to choose from, each formulated for a different function from enhancing mental clarity and focus, to melting tensions away, to boosting your mood.
The Aquis Original Hair Turban Buttons Securely in Place Which Makes it so Much Better Than Using a Regular Towel
via: AmazonThe list of potential headaches you're currently dealing with that can be solved simply by switching out your hair towel is long. Everything from frizzy hair, to long drying times, to the annoying problem of your towel never drying all the way between showers. Unless your hair is made out of skin, it shouldn't get the same treatment as your body after a shower. It turns out, opting for a Microfiber Hair Towel will lead to better hair days. Not only does the microfiber not disrupt your natural curls or smoothness, but it also dries your hair so much faster and more efficiently.
No More Lumps and Bumps With this No Show Flat Buckle Adjustable Stretch Belt
via: AmazonProblem: your pants are falling down. Typical Solution: wear a belt. New Problem: your belt buckle bulges out making you look lumpy. Don't fix one problem by replacing it with new problem! Perhaps you have accepted the bulging lumpiness of a belt buckle as a fact of life, but it doesn't have to be that way. The No Show Flat Buckle Adjustable Stretch Belt holds your pants up as well as any other belt, but without creating any new problems! Who wants added bulging bulk right on their belly? Live life lump free.
Never Forget Stuff at Home With This Door Knob Organizer
via: AmazonDo you ever leave your house forgetting that one thing you meant to bring with you? Whether it's a letter you've been meaning to mail, a blouse to return, or your sunglasses, it's all too easy to not remember things at the very last second when you walk out the door. That's a problem. What if the things you want to remember are literally attached to the door with this Door Knob Organizer? It's awfully hard to forget the letter when it's the thing you're looking at as you open your door.
Take Control of All That Pet Fur With These FurZappers
via: AmazonIf you have a cat or a dog, then pet hair all over your everything is a daily headache you are unfortunately all too familiar with. And how awful is it when you mistakenly throw your black fleece in the wash with the sweatshirt you were wearing when you brushed your dog - you know, the one completely covered in dog hair? These handy Pet Hair Removers For Laundry solve that annoying problem. Throw one in the washer and dryer with your load, and all the hair sticks to them, not your other clothes. Brilliant!
Take the Headache Out of Cleaning Your Grill With This Magic-Stone Grill Cleaner Scrub
via: AmazonCleaning your grill can be a pain. Wire brushes never seem to get it all, and you practically break a sweat with all that scrubbing. This Magic-Stone Grill Cleaner Scrub is a wholly different way to attack the mess. The stone is eco-friendly and non-toxic, and it will get even the most stubbornly stuck on crusty, grimy stuff off your grill rack. This thing will make your grill shine like new again!
These Bag Cinches Make Closing Up Your Plastic Bags a Cinch
via: AmazonReplace difficult to use bread tags and twist ties with these easy to secure Bag Cinches. Simply squeeze to open the bag cinch, and slide it over your bag of bread, frozen vegetables, beans, rice, etc. Little teeth inside the cinch hold on securely, so your food stays fresh. You may find yourself liking these handy things so much that one pack of three won't do.
Breathe Easier in Your Pants With These Pant Waist Extenders
via: AmazonPants that are too tight look bad and feel worse. But you don't have to spring for a new wardrobe or settle for all sweats all the time. There are many reasons a person may need a Waist Extender Set. Of course it's a great solution if you've put on a couple of temporary pounds. But you don't have to have gained weight for this to be useful. Sometimes clothes just don't fit your body right. You can spend a fortune getting every item custom tailored, or you can try much less expensive fixes. This set comes with 13 different extenders which will work with a variety of pant closures, colors, and styles.
Prevent Your Cheese From Drying Out With a Cheese Saver
via: AmazonLife is better with cheese. But cheese doesn't necessarily love living in your fridge. We try to bag it or wrap it, but inevitably end up needing to cut off the hardened edges, wasting precious cheese. Instead, use one of these handy Cheese Saver containers. It allows just the right amount of air to circulate to keep your cheese perfect for longer in your fridge.
This Terracotta Plant Waterer Takes Yet Another Chore Off Your To Do List
via: Amazon/Dragon352Problem: your plants need water even if you don't water them. Solution: these handy Terracotta Plant Waterers My favorite kinds of tasks are the ones that I don't have to do. Whether you are forgetful, a known plant killer, or just go on vacation sometimes, these plant waterers automatically deliver the right amount of water to your plants as needed. Go on vacation and come back to not-dead plants!
This Mold & Mildew Remover Gel Cleans Your Grout so You Don't Have to
via: Amazon/JCJJ007Unsightly mold and mildew, especially on tile grout, is a major headache. And scrubbing it away with toxic chemicals and a ton of elbow grease is an even bigger headache! How about a product that just does the job for you? No, it's not a maid, just this awesome Mold & Mildew Remover Gel. Apply the gel to your stained areas, leave it for a few hours or overnight, and like magic it's all clean!
You Will Never Have to Wait for Iced Coffee Again With This HyperChiller
via: AmazonProblem: you want iced coffee and all you have is hot coffee. Typical Solutions: put it in the fridge and wait; add ice which totally dilutes your coffee; give up and drink hot coffee. None of those are good solutions. But this HyperChiller is! The HyperChiller uses magic (not really) to cool hot coffee down an alarming 130+° in as little as 60 seconds without diluting it! That's one minute from hot to iced! AMAZING!
This Collapsible Shopping Box Set is Ideal For Grocery Shopping, Storage, Picnics, and More
via: AmazonReusable grocery bags are great, but sometimes they're too small for the task at hand. In those instances, you need this Collapsible Shopping Box Set. The bags have rigid sides when opened so they stay upright, making filling them easier for shoppers and baggers alike. With large flat bottoms, there's no risk of them tipping over in your car. When not in use, they fold up flat for easy storage.
You Might be Tired But You Won't Look it With Instant Age Rewind Eraser
via: AmazonThis budget friendly under eye concealer is better than many of its much more expensive peers for covering under eye circles, and brightening the eye area. With the unique sponge applicator, the Instant Age Rewind Eraser provides smooth coverage that doesn't cake or crease. They call it a "micro applicator" as it "micro fills" every tiny fine line. With several skin tones to choose from, plus a universal brightening tone, you are sure to find a perfect match.
These Baggy Racks are the Next Best Thing to Having Four Hands
via: AmazonCooking extra portions to freeze for later is a terrific way to save time, money, and effort. But filling those freezer bags is a major headache! If you've ever tried to pour sauce or soup into a plastic bag, then you know that it's a job that requires at least four hands. Or does it? Baggy Racks hold your plastic bags upright and open for you, so you can easily fill them. This handy kitchen gadget might become your favorite thing ever.
No Need to Have a Whole Box of Baking Soda Living in Your Fridge With a Refillable Chilly Mama
via: AmazonNothing is worse than when your delicious butter, cream, or fresh cut fruit picks up the odors and flavors of the other foods in your fridge. Chili scented cantaloupe? Blech! Keep your fridge odor free with the Chilly Mama Fridge And Freezer Odor Absorber. Simply fill your Chilly Mama with baking soda, and she'll keep your fridge and freezer fresh and dry for months at a time.
Stash Your Keys and Cash AND Keep Your Drink Perfectly Cold With a Bindle Bottle
via: AmazonHere's a minor headachy problem that comes up often: you're somewhere where you want to be able to leave your belongings unattended for a while. Maybe the beach, a park, wherever. You mostly don't have anything of value, but you have your car keys. Maybe some cash and credit cards too. This Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Water Bottle is the most brilliant solution to this problem. The bottom end is a clever little storage compartment where you can tuck away a few small belongings without leaving behind anything that looks valuable.
Making Perfect Eggs Every Time is a Cinch With the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker
via: AmazonI've been told that "cute" isn't the most important characteristic to consider when choosing kitchen appliances, so it's lucky that the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker has more than just good looks. Take the headache out of preparing perfect eggs. Hard or soft boiled, scrambled, even omelets are no challenge for this handy little egg cooker. And it's super cute. Perfect eggs are my favorite kind!
Stop Fumbling Around in the Dark, Instead Get This Motion-Activated LED Light
via: AmazonProblem: you enter a dark room and can't see anything. Problem: at night you sometimes need to go to the bathroom or walk down the hall and you either fumble blindly or burn your retinas out by flicking on the lights. Solution: this handy Motion-Activated LED Light. Don't burn out your retinas or risk breaking your neck. Simply plug in one of these night lights and it will turn on whenever motion is detected, and then turn back off 90 seconds after all motion has stopped. Perfect for hallways, bathrooms, and those rooms where the light switch is annoyingly far from the entrance.