70 clever products that are SO good & so freaking cheap on Amazon

Who says the best things in life have to cost a lot of money?

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Clicking your way through Amazon, it’s easy to get lost in a sea of products and be tempted to add each one to your cart. To keep things manageable on the shopping front, I did the grunt work of sifting through the site to find the most clever but cheap things that are actually worth your time. So check out these 70 cool-as-hell products that won’t break your budget. Your wallet will thank you (and you might want to thank me, too).

01

These refrigerator liners that make cleaning much less of a pain

Keeping your fridge clean is a little bit easier with these BPA-free refrigerator liners that protect shelves and drawers from spillage and residue. Made with food-grade material that’s easy to wipe down, they also offer some grip, so they won’t slide around or bunch up on your shelves. They come in a pack of eight and are clear in color to blend in seamlessly.

02

This sleek fridge deodorizer that lasts for 10 years

You won’t have to replace this stainless steel fridge deodorizer. It doesn’t mask smells and is more effective than baking soda and activated carbon. You’ll probably want to buy another one for your shoe closet or car.

03

These handy headrest hooks that add smart storage to your car

Instead of storing things on the dirty floors of your car or throwing them in the trunk, these headrest hooks offer a genius solution that keeps your items upright, secure, and clean. The S-shaped design makes them super easy to install and they hold up to an impressive 55 pounds each. Hang purses, groceries, and backpacks on them.

  • Available colors: 12

04

The fleece blanket people just can’t get enough of

Finding the perfect blanket — whether for your couch or for your bed — isn’t as easy as you might think, but this fleece throw blanket has earned more than 125,000 perfect five-star ratings to prove its worth. The blanket is made with cozy flannel fleece, but it’s non-bulky, making it easy to wrap up in. It’s available in an impressive 28 different colors and sizes that range from throw to king.

  • Available colors: 28
  • Available sizes: throw — king

05

This windshield cleaner & defogger that works faster than a defroster

Is there anything worse than finally getting into your car, ready to go, and dealing with a foggy or dirty windshield? This windshield cleaner and defogger makes that a problem of the past. It quickly removes fog and condensation from windows and mirrors with just a few swipes — no need to wait for the defroster to work.

06

These scrub brush attachments that attach to power drills for deep cleaning

Kick your home cleaning routine up a notch with this set of scrubber brush attachments that will leave your bathroom, floors, tiles, and even carpet cleaning and sparkling. Each set comes with three brushes that help you tackle tough cleaning projects more efficiently and with less elbow grease. Made with nylon bristles that won’t scratch surfaces, the brush attachments fit onto most standard drills.

  • Available colors: 5

07

This car safety tool that should really be in every vehicle

With this five-in-one car safety tool, you’ll be confident and prepared for anything that might come your way when you’re on the road. It functions as a safety hammer for glass windows, seat belt cutter, and functional hammer to help you quickly exit a vehicle if and when the situation warrants. It’s available in orange and glow-in-the dark green, so you can always spot it quickly.

  • Available colors: 2

08

This jar opener that loosens stubborn lids effortlessly

Bid farewell to the days of struggling to open a jar of pickles , because this jar opener is here to take over the job. The ergonomic opener has a V-shaped notch outfitted with gripping teeth — slip the lid inside and twist to loosen the cap without bringing on any wrist strain. It works with multiple sizes of jars, from pepperoncinis to marinara.

09

This butter spreading knife that works like a charm

Freshly toasted bread and butter belong together, but that endeavor can prove frustrating when the butter is as hard as a rock. That’s why this butter spreader is an ingenious tool – it’s designed ergonomically to curl butter easily off the stick and spread it without tearing your toast. “Gliding it over the top of a cold stick of butter yields nice, easily spreadable ribbons, thin enough to melt quickly if your toast is still warm,” one shopper wrote.

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This 5-in-1 kitchen tool that multitasks like a pro while you cook

It’s versatile, practical, and doesn’t take up much space in drawers at all which is why this uni-tool is a must-have in any kitchen. This single utensil does the job of a slotted spoon, solid spoon, spatula, turner, and cutting tool, all in one, so you have nearly everything you need to prep a whole meal. It withstands high heat and is dishwasher safe — no wonder it’s earned a 4.6-star overall rating on Amazon.

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This best-selling muscle relief cream that isn’t greasy or scented

This muscle relief cream can be used all over your body because it doesn’t leave a greasy or sticky feel, weird smell, or white stains on your clothes. Instead, it penetrates deeply into your muscles and joints, and the blend of arnica, vitamin B6, and MSM help to soothe pain and other discomforts.

12

This meat thermometer with a magnet for storage on the fridge

Grill masters and newbies alike can rest easy knowing their dishes are cooked to perfection and safe to eat, thanks to this digital meat thermometer. It delivers accurate food temperatures in just three seconds on its backlit, easy-to-read screen. Even better, it has a built-in bottle opener and a magnet, so you can store it on the fridge.

13

A kukui nut lip oil that rescues dry, chapped lips

Give your lips a daily dose of hydration with this lip treatment infused with Hawaiian kukui nut oil and vitamins A, C, and E. This lip-relief treatment is also packed with protective antioxidants, and — according to the brand — delivers up to a 46% increase in moisture after just one day of use. It’s available in clear and tinted hues.

  • Available options: 6

14

The storage containers made to fit right under your bed

Maximize your storage space and keep clutter out of sight and out of mind with these under-bed storage containers. Made with lightweight yet sturdy material, they keep contents protected and secure and feature see-through covers, so you know what’s inside. Simply stuff them and slide them under the bed, then grab the handles to pull them out any time you need to retrieve items.

15

These cable labels that keep cord chaos to a minimum

Tame cable confusion with these clever cord labels for your most-used electronics. They come in a set of 60 — plenty for every and any cord you might have in the house — and are super easy to write on with a ballpoint pen. They attach with hook-and-loop closures, instead of sticky adhesives, so they’re easy to undo if you ever need to remove them.

16

This vented produce saver with a near-perfect rating

This produce container has a 4.7-star rating on Amazon. Why do customers love it so much? It has a vent system and reservoir, so you can customize the airflow to optimize it for the produce you’re storing, whether its greens, cut fruit, or whole carrots. And don’t worry, it’s BPA-free.

17

A set of light strips for your TV that creates an ambient glow

Coming in a range of lengths for different TV sizes, these LED lights create bias lighting around your screen for the ideal ambient glow. The backlighting the light strips provide help relieve eyestrain and headaches, and you can choose from 15 color options and 10 brightness levels. A wireless remote allows you to toggle between colors and brightness levels to find the right contrast.

18

This stick-on cell phone wallet that keeps everything in one spot

Minimize what you carry with you each day thanks to this cell phone wallet that sticks right to the back of your device. It has four card slots for your debit and credit cards, along with a transparent pocket for your photo ID. This wallet’s slim, low-profile design means it won’t add bulk to your back pocket or purse.

  • Available colors: 7

19

This insulated water bottle with sky-high ratings

With a 4.8-star overall rating after more than 134,000 reviews, this sport water bottle is all you need to stay hydrated and happy throughout the day. It keeps drinks cold up to 24 hours and hot up to 12, and comes with three lids, so you can sip or chug to your preferences. The bottle is available in 33 colors and six different sizes, so you can find one that’s perfect for you.

  • Available colors: 33
  • Available sizes: 6

20

A mushroom night-light that’s straight out of Wonderland

For less than a fancy latte, you can add fun, funky vibes to your home with this LED mushroom night-light. It lights up the soft blue, yellow and white mushroom caps as the brightness automatically changes according to the ambient lighting conditions. The is a super creative way to add some more illumination to your home — use it anywhere you need some whimsical magic.

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This useful handle that makes carrying up to 100 pounds of groceries a breeze

With even weight distribution and comfy gel padding, this handle will make multiple trips from the car to the kitchen post-grocery shop a thing of the past. This handle allows you to carry up to 100 pounds at once, all while being lightweight and small enough to toss in your purse.

22

A portable power strip that takes up minimal space in your bag

Be prepared for power in any situation that might come your way, thanks to this portable power strip. This six-in-one device is equipped with three AC outlets and three USB ports, so you’ll have plenty of plug-in space, whether you’re at a hotel or at the office. Featuring a 3-foot retractable cord that wraps around the outside, it’s easy to pack and takes up minimal space.

23

The alarm clock on wheels that guarantees you’ll wake up when you need to

Heavy sleepers have officially met their match in Clocky, the alarm clock on wheels. Designed to rouse even the deepest of sleepers, this runaway clock jumps off your nightstand and vibrates, rolls, and plays hide-and-seek, essentially turning waking up into an adventure. There’s also a one-time snooze option for those who just need it in the morning.

  • Available colors: 9

24

A comfy Bluetooth headband you can wear while you sleep or work out

Whether you want to listen to relaxing sleep sounds while you snooze or while you get amped up for your morning run, this Bluetooth headband might be your new go-to. The headphones are embedded right into the band, making them more comfortable to wear while sleeping than earbuds. You can enjoy up to 14 hours of play time on just one charge.

  • Available colors: 10

25

This popular stainless steel zester for citrus rinds, cheese & more

This stainless steel zester has a near-perfect 4.9-star rating after 43,000-plus reviews on Amazon, with reviewers confirming it works well to zest a variety of foods — this includes citrus rinds, garlic, hard cheeses, ginger, and more. The blades are quite sharp, and they’ll remain rust-free even when cleaned in the dishwasher.

26

An electric can opener with a built-in knife sharpener

This electric can opener is sleek and features a simple one-touch operation to smoothly and easily open any size can. It even has a built-in knife sharpener. Choose from several colors in the listing.

27

A highly rated car phone mount that’s less than $10

This car phone mount is guaranteed to never fall off thanks to the two lock points that make up its back. Its secure hold also gives you the ability to turn your device 360 degrees so you can view your screen at the angle that’s most comfortable for your drive. You’ll feel safer and more organized being completely hands-free while still following along with directions or finishing up a call.

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A soda can dispenser that makes your fridge feel fancy

This soda can dispenser frees up room in your fridge by making use of vertical space — plus having a dedicated spot for beverages just feels fancy. The rolling, self-dispensing design keeps it easy to grab a can, while the handles on the sides allow you to move the bin around as needed. The bin can hold nine standard cans or fourteen slim-size cans.

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This mini knife sharpener that revives blades with minimal effort

This compact knife sharpener features a two-stage design, with a carbide blade sharpener for dull and damaged knives, as well as a ceramic rod sharpener for polishing and touch-ups. The patented V-grip design on the bottom lets you set it against the corner of a table or countertop to provide extra leverage and protection of surfaces as you sharpen.

30

A sleek Magsafe charger holder that works vertically & horizontally

If you charge your iPhone via a Magsafe charger, this minimalist silicone stand makes it possible to scroll, Facetime, and so much more while your phone powers up. It simply holds your charger so your phone can attach vertically or horizontally. Its sleek, clean appearance makes this handy stand great for desks and nightstands.

31

This charcoal face & body soap that provides a next-level clean

Rubbing your face and body with charcoal might seem like the opposite of cleansing — but it’s not. Charcoal reaches deep into pores to draw out dirt, oil, and toxins, leaving your skin smooth and squeaky clean. This charcoal soap is also infused with skin-loving peppermint oil to soothe irritation, and it’s vegan and cruelty free.

32

The under-sink organizer that adjusts around plumbing

This under-sink shelf adjusts in width, height, and depth to work in nearly any cabinet situation — even if there’s pesky plumbing to get around. It’s sturdy enough to hold up to 40 pounds and the nonslip shelf surface prevents items from accidentally falling off.

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These stick-on bumpers for less clunking & clattering

Muffle those annoying cabinet-slamming sounds with these self-adhesive bumpers. They’re also great for drawers and protecting surfaces that might see damage from things like vases, picture frames, and candle holders. Made of premium silicone, these bumpers are waterproof and have a long-lasting, self-adhesive backing, so they’re simple to put in place.

34

This on-the-go dog water bottle & poop bag dispenser in one

This on-the-go dog water bottle is specifically made for keeping furry friends hydrated while in transit or on the trail. Made from BPA-free silicone, the leakproof bottle has a spout that doubles as a bowl for easy drinking — just press the button to fill it with water. The opposite end of the bottle has a holder for waste bags, so you have everything you need on walks, all in one convenient place.

  • Available colors: 4

35

These cut-resistant gloves that’ll protect your hands in the kitchen

Whenever you’re working with sharp kitchen tools — including knives, a mandoline slicer, a cheese grater, and more — slide on these cut-resistant gloves. The tight-knit material is four times tougher than leather for protection (and there is added reinforcement in the fingers), though it’s still lightweight enough for comfortable maneuvering.

36

These furniture stoppers that prevent floor damage

Prevent floor scratches and damage with these caster cups that safeguard floors from bed or couch wheels. They’re super easy to use: Just place them under your bed or furniture wheels for a secure grip that keeps everything stable and secure. Once placed, they’ll keep your floors free from damage.

37

This cupholder expander that holds your large water bottles, tumblers, etc

This patented car cupholder expander, available in both a standard-length version and long base version, expands the size of your cup holder to accommodate large water bottles and tumblers, like Yeti, Nalgene, and other brand-name sizes. The base expands from 2.6 inches to 3.8 inches, allowing the extender to fit in most vehicles. It also works in golf carts, ATVs, boats, RVs, and more.

38

This pair of bright flashlights that are nearly indestructible

While they’re miniature in size, these tactical flashlights put out a bright beam of light for visibility in even the dead of night. Constructed from military-grade aluminum, the flashlights are nearly indestructible — they can withstand 10-foot drops and they’re water resistant. Each one is powered by two AAA batteries.

39

A quart-sized toiletry bag that’s TSA approved

Never hold up the airport security line again when you use this quart-sized clear bag for your toiletries — it’s TSA-approved. It features a zippered top for access to your items when you reach your final destination. And the bag can be reused whenever you need it.

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This 5-in-1 stainless steel spatula with a 4.7-star rating

This isn’t your average stainless steel grilling spatula. This cooking tool actually is five in one: a spatula, a knife, a fork, a meat tenderizer, and a bottle opener, making it a must-have for grillmasters and campers alike. It’s made of high-quality materials, too, like stainless steel and acacia wood, which is why it has earned a near-perfect rating on Amazon.

41

A self-draining soap dish that prevents sogginess

With a sleek, minimalist design, this self-draining soap dish gives off the impression that your bar of soap is floating. Better than that, the raised bristles allow your soap to dry, while the slanted base drains any excess water back into the sink. It’s the perfect way to prevent puddles, sogginess, and mushy soap.

  • Available colors: 4

42

This nonstick omelet maker that’s effortless to use

You don’t need to be a trained chef to pull off fancy breakfast foods like quiches, frittatas, or omelets. All you need to do is fill both sides of this electric maker with your favorite ingredients, then close the lid to get them cooking (no flipping required). Within minutes, your delicious breakfast will be ready for your enjoyment.

43

A deeply repairing hand cream that’s earned a legion of fans

A true cult favorite, O’Keeffe’s hand cream boasts a 4.7-star overall rating after more than 70,000 reviews. This heavy-duty formula works wonders on dry, cracked hands and creates a protective layer on skin that locks in moisture, so you won’t have to apply and reapply. It’s unscented, non-greasy, and hypoallergenic, making it ideal for sensitive skin.

44

This umbrella with an upward-folding canopy to keep you dry

This ingenious umbrella has a canopy that closes opposite of the handle — that way, you won’t risk getting wet at that key moment when you’re trying to get into the car and close the umbrella at the same time. It also boasts a C-shaped handle that fits snugly around your wrist, freeing up both your hands. When you get to your destination, this clever umbrella stands up all on its own for storage.

  • Available styles: 7

45

A sliding door security bar for enhanced safety

This adjustable security bar provides extra peace of mind by reinforcing locked sliding doors, hinged doors, and also windows. Adjustable from 21 to 47 inches, it has a grooved end that latches onto either a doorknob or the edge of a sliding door, while the other end secures flat to the ground. Made from durable iron, it’s an easy way to beef up security at home.

  • Available colors: 3

46

This portable emergency air compressor that charges via your car’s 12V outlet

If you’re on the road and one of your tires starts to go a little flat, there’s no reason to panic if you have this digital air compressor in your trunk. It can be powered up by your car’s 12V outlet and can inflate your tire in as little as five minutes. It comes with four adapters so it can also be used on bikes, motorcycles, and vehicles of various sizes.

47

These grippy covers for your Fire Stick that are colorful & glow in the dark

If you struggle to find your Amazon Fire Stick in dim lighting (or at all), these remote covers are for you. Each pack comes with two bright colors that won’t get lost in a sea of black accessories, and they even glow in the dark for 24/7 visibility. The silicone material also provides extra grip.

48

The electronics organizer that keeps cords & zip drives all in one place

If you need a designated living space for your cables, chargers, and other electronic accessories, you might want to check out this organizing pouch. It features a nifty double-layer design, and the mesh pockets of varying sizes provide ample storage. The zippered case is made from waterproof materials to ensure the contents remain safe and sound, even if you happen to spill your water nearby.

  • Available colors: 21
  • Available sizes: 2

49

This fan-favorite spin mop that tackles even the dirtiest of floors

A best-seller on Amazon, this microfiber spin mop and bucket set comes with easy-wring technology that makes cleaning a breeze. The mop extends up to 48 inches, so you can reach under furniture, and the head’s triangular, pivoting design tackles corners effortlessly. Just dunk the mop in the water, then use the pedal to spin and wring it — the splash guard will keep you dry.

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The bag cinchers that are a step above the rest

You wouldn’t think there’d be a big difference in bag clips, but this set of cinching clips has earned a stellar 4.8-star overall rating. Made from durable, BPA-free plastic, each cinch provides an extra-tight grip, ensuring ultimate freshness for bread, rice, frozen foods, and more. One reviewer wrote, “Those wire twist ties on my bread drive me crazy...this is the solution! Fast, easy and works with ease.”

51

These rechargeable light bulbs that you’ll want around for power outages

These rechargeable light bulbs are guaranteed to stay lit, even when the power goes out— and they screw into any standard light fixture. Offering four to five hours of illumination, each one also comes with a hook, so you can use them while camping or when you need some extra visibility in dim areas, like garages, sheds, and patios. Just screw them into any fixture to charge.

  • Available styles: 2

52

These clever light switch screws that act as magnets for your keys

If you have a habit of tossing your keys wherever the second you turn on the lights and walk in the door, these screws will solve that issue in a jiffy. Simply replace one of the bottom screws in your existing light switch with one of these, and the magnet can firmly grip your keys, dog leash, or whatever for easy accessibility.

53

This adjustable desk lamp that doubles as a magnifying glass

This desk lamp doesn’t just have two brightness settings and a flexible gooseneck that you can adjust to the exact angle and shape you need — it also features a no-glare maginifying glass. This makes it uniquely good for late-night writing, crafting, or reading the fine print on instruction manuals. The lamp is complete with a phone holder and tray in its base — just another handy feature.

54

These handy, durable plastic pliers that keep nails in place

These pliers help you get a good, solid grip on nails when hanging up art, doing woodwork, or tinkering around the home without putting your fingers at risk. This tool is lightweight yet effective with a flat face and holes of various sizes to suit different thicknesses of nails.

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These fun silicone can sleeves to disguise your drink

Slide these can sleeves onto any standard, 12-ounce aluminum cans (just not the tall, narrow varieties) to conceal the beverage you’re actually drinking — many reviewers use them for pranking purposes, too. Made from stretchy silicone, the sleeves are easy to get on. And they’re available in various sets in the listing.

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These insulated, gel-filled glasses that keep drinks cool & hands warm

The clever gel lining in these cups freezes and stays cold, so you can sip on cocktails and mocktails that are chilled but never watered down. While the insulated cups and your beverage inside stay chilled, the silicone strip along the bottom of these glasses mean that your hand will stay nice and comfy.

57

This dishwasher-safe meat tenderizer with a nonslip handle

Step up your game with this meat tenderizer. It will make you feel like a professional chef as you prepare your steak and pork chops and it’ll also make it easier to work with a ton of other ingredients as well. Use it to crush nuts, mash garlic, and so much more. The nonslip rubber handle will give you a secure grip as you work.

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These taco holders you definitely need for Taco Tuesday

Tacos can be as messy as they are delicious, which is why these stainless steel taco holders make perfect sense. Available in a four-pack (enough for a full-blown taco Tuesday), each tray can hold two or three tacos, keeping their contents safe and secure as you work your way through the meal. They have handles on the side for carrying and are dishwasher safe, too.

59

This portable Apple watch charger for on-the go power

Is there anything worse than completing a workout and not getting credit because your Apple Watch is dead? With this portable Apple Watch charger, that’s a problem of the past. Power it up ahead of time and attach it to your key ring for on-the-go charging. It’s a great way to get free of cords and cables, while still remaining ready for whatever the day brings.

60

A 16-pack of fun thumbs-up hooks

Major thumbs up for these fun yet functional wall hooks. The thumb-shaped hooks can be attached to nearly any smooth surface using the adhesive on the back, then you can hang smaller items like your keys, headphones, glasses, and more from them. Made from silicone, the set includes 16 hooks in various colors.

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The compact razor holder that suctions to any surface

If you shave, you need this little razor holder by OXO. It keeps your razor securely placed on your shower wall or bathroom mirror with the simple wall-suction design, so you can easily grab it when you need it. It frees up counter space and fits a wide range of razor sizes.

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The genius self-closing toothpaste caps that eliminate sticky messes

Reduce your toothpaste waste and save your sink and counters from globs and drips with these self-closing toothpaste caps. Made of food-grade silicone, they allow you to dispense the perfect amount of toothpaste before they close up again, helping to keep germs out and toothpaste in.

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The silicone kitchen scrubbers that keep the stink away

Ditch the dirty, musty sponge in your sink and opt for this three-pack of silicone kitchen scrubbers instead. Safe to use on delicate cookware, these scrubbers are resistant to odors since they dry more quickly than standard sponges — and they leave behind a fresh peach scent, too. Plus, they’re dishwasher safe any time they need a refresh.

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These best-selling oven rack shields made from heat-resistant silicone

Whether you’re a frequent baker or a novice cook, burns inevitably happen on your hands and forearms due to super hot oven racks. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These shields are easily installed on the front of your oven racks, and the silicone will protect your skin, all while being heat resistant up to 446 degrees.

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The travel shoe bags that keeps things clean & free from smells

Protect the clean clothes packed in your suitcase or gym bag with these waterproof travel shoe bags. Each zippered, water-resistant bag can handle one pair of shoes, and even works to keep unpleasant odors contained. They fit shoes up to size 16 and are equipped with handles for easy carrying.

  • Available colors: 8

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A plastic bag holder that mounts to your cabinet’s walls

Tame that jumble of bags under your sink with this plastic bag holder that easily mounts to the inside of your cabinet. The holder’s extra-wide opening makes it easy to store bags and dispense them. Its stainless steel finish is resistant to fingerprints, and this holder mounts using the included hardware.

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These mop slippers that clean your floors as you walk

Dance your way to clean floors with these mop slippers that cover your shoes. Coming with five pairs in fun colors, these mop slippers are made from ultra-soft microfiber that absorbs moisture well while being gentle on floors. They’re sized to fit most adults and kids, and can be used barefoot or over shoes. When you’re done walking around collecting dust and debris, just toss them in the washing machine or wash by hand.

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An accurate yet compact luggage scale with 53,000 5-star ratings

I used to have overpacked bags nearly every time I went to the airport, but this luggage scale changed my packing game. It loops around the handle of your suitcase, and once you lift it, it will accurately read the weight up to 110 pounds. It’s super compact, too, which is great for return voyages.

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This set of static resistant brushes that can reach into tiny nooks & crannies

Clean between the grates of a fan, the keys in your keyboard, or the charging ports in your electronics with the help of these brushes. The bristles won’t shed and resist static, which make them uniquely good for electronics. Each head is slim, but each brush in this set of eight is different to suit needs of all kinds.

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This hilarious can piercer & funnel so you can call “shotgun” anywhere

Bring the party with you no matter where you are with this hilarious shotgun tool. Forget using grimy keys to chug your beer, the Krak’in has a sharp, durable tip for piercing cans and a tube on the other side for comfortable, easy chugging. This funny tool comes on a keychain, so you’re always ready to have a good time.