What if many of your daily annoyances or household dilemmas could be solved with a single product? There’s nothing like discovering inventive products that go on to change and improve your day-to-day life — and these 42 genius products that people are obsessed with and can’t stop buying are all examples of genius, life-changing items you need.
Some of these genius products are all about keeping up appearances. Shop your way to a cleaner bathroom with the beard apron that catches all those little hairs while you shave. Clear up your skin while getting a good night’s sleep with an anti-acne pillow spray that smells like lavender. Or buy a set of hair ties that (finally) won't snag strands or cause tension.
If you're shopping for your innovative products for your home, you can stock up on everything from plant-based sponges to rug grippers to one of my personal favorites on the list: a pack of wood markers that you can use to touch up dings or scratches on your favorite wooden pieces. Talk about saving money and time while seriously sprucing up your space.
These genius finds won’t stay stocked long, so hurry and shop — you’ll be glad you did.
1. This Drain Cover That Lets You Fill Up Your Bath With More Water
Get the most out of your bath with his bottomless bath overflow cover. The cover fits most overflow drains and allows you to fill your tub with more water, giving you more room to soak. Twelve suction cups lock the cover into place, allowing water to fill past the traditional overflow line. To clean it, just toss it in the dishwasher.
2. This Soothing Himalayan Salt Lamp That Promotes A Good Night's Rest
This Himalayan salt lamp is both aesthetically pleasing and practical. When the lamp is on, the glow of the amber light is soothing and offers a unique source of light. These salt lamps are known for helping you get a better night’s rest as well. This version even has a dimmer switch, allowing you to set the mood whenever you want.
3. A Bag Hanger That Keeps Purses Off Of Dirty Floors
Keep your purse off the floor with this instant bag hanger. The clip opens wide and hooks to table tops, walls, bathroom doors, and more, creating a hook for your purse or other valuables to hang. It’s made with triple plated alloy that is durable and strong. It comes in seven colors to match your purse.
4. These Silicone Face Scrubbers That Exfoliate Skin And Eliminate Blackheads
Give your skin a deep clean that’s gentle and effective with this silicone face scrubber. These soft cleaning pads are made to remove blackheads and rough skin, leaving clean, glowing skin behind. On the back is a suction cup, making it easy to stick to a mirror or shower to allow it to dry between uses.
5. A Pillow Spray That Banishes Acne-Causing Bacteria
This anti-acne spray gets rid of bacteria from your pillow that may be irritating your skin. It’s made with clary sage and tea tree, peppermint, and lavender waters. Just spray it directly on your pillow to clean it and leave it smelling fresh and calming. It’s also great for freshening up pet areas.
6. This Foam Roller That Relieves Muscle Aches And Keeps It Shape
7. A Two-In-One Tong And Spatula For Easier Cooking
This clever kitchen tool combines the power of tongs and spatulas. This two-in-one gadget features a stainless steel frame (the tongs) and a silicone cradle (the spatula). Now you can scoop or grab your favorite foods without worrying about dropping them. The whole piece is dishwasher safe and heat resistant up to 400 degrees.
8. An Electric Milk Frother That Turns You Into An At-Home Barista
Be your own barista with this milk frother. The battery-powered frother has an ergonomic handle and a stainless steel whisk that whips milk and transforms it into light and fluffy foam. Add a scoop of fun foam to the top of your latte or coffee for a little something extra. To clean it, just run it under hot water and turn on the whisk.
9. A Toothbrush Holder And Toothpaste Dispenser That Keeps Bathrooms Clutter-Free
This toothbrush holder and automatic toothpaste dispenser makes brushing your teeth so much less messy. The brush holder keeps your toothbrush in an anti-dust compartment where it is able to dry between uses. The toothpaste dispenser delivers that same amount of toothpaste every time. Stick it to your bathroom wall or mirror using the included self-adhesive.
10. These Yoga Flash Cards That Are Perfect For Beginners
Even if you're a yoga newbie, these yoga cards teach basic and more complex poses that you can do at home. Each card has poses, stretches, and movements geared specifically for beginners. Pick out cards to determine your workout, and learn more about poses and your body in the process. Each card features the pose or exercise with its name, pronunciation, how-tos, and helpful reminders.
11. The Pancake Bottle That Keeps Your Batter From Clumping
Make pancakes minus the mess with this pancake pen. The pen is a narrow bottle that holds your favorite pancake batter. It has a valve that keeps the batter from clumping or slipping. This makes it easy to get perfect circular pancakes on the grill every time. Plus it has a removable cap that makes its easy to clean.
12. A Plant-Based Sponge That Deep Cleans Without Scratching Surfaces
This natural cleaning sponge works as hard as your sponge at home, but without all the harsh chemicals. It’s made of coconut shell, agave, and henequén. Not only is it better for the environment but it won’t hold on to those odors and germs the same way a traditional sponge does. Use it for dishwashing or cleaning around your home — it won’t scratch your surfaces.
13. This Aerator That Makes Your Vino Taste Even Better
Get the best flavor from your favorite grape varietals by aerating it with the optimal amount of oxygen with this aerator pourer. It aerates your drink as you pour a glass, ensuring that each serving is fresh and delicious. The secret is the swan-neck spout and 150-degree slant. It includes a rubber stopper to keep vino from spilling or going bad.
14. A Sports Bra That Has Built-In Pockets For Your Smartphone And Headphones
Keep your phone safe while you work out with this sports bra that has a built-in pocket. The unique headphone cable hole keeps your headphone cords from kinking or wrapping around you. It’s made of a material that’s thick enough to offer high-impact support, while still drying quickly. Choose from eight colors and styles for your perfect workout look.
15. This Dermaplaning Tool That Removes Facial Hair For Smoother Skin
Get smoother skin with this hair removal tool. This facial dermaplaning tool removes fine hair like peach fuzz while exfoliating your face and sloughing away rough skin. It has a built-in LED light that makes it easy to see the hairs you want to remove. Use it for upper lip hair, shaping eyebrows, or exfoliating your cheeks.
16. The Heating Pad That Is Large Enough To Cover Your Back
This heating pad is perfect for back pain or cramps that won’t quit. It’s extra large and has both moist and dry heat settings, as well as three temperature settings. You can even toss it in the wash to clean it. It heats up quickly and is made with soft microplush that’s extra cozy.
17. This Portable Facial Mister That Doubles As A Mirror
When your complexion begins feeling a little dry, you can take this personal mister out for some extra hydration. It holds 9 milliliters of water and can run for 10 minutes straight, and the portable case doubles as a mirror so you can see what you're doing.
18. The Spiral Hair Ties That Won't Break Or Pull On Strands
These invisibobble hair ties keep your hair in place without pulling on strands, leaving dents in your hair, or causing breakage. Unlike traditional hair ties, this hair tie is “traceless.” It's also water resistant and keeps your hair in place, even while you swim. It’s available in three colors.
19. These Herb Scissors That Cut Precisely While Keeping You Safe
These herb scissors are safe and give you clean cuts every time. It has five stainless steel blades and a comfortable handle. This set comes with the scissors, a protective cover and cleaning comb, as well as a stylish box and two drawstring bags. The scissors are also great for crafts.
20. This Shea Sugar Scrub Made With Nourishing Ingredients
You can easily moisturize your skin with the help of this exfoliating sugar scrub. Not only is it made with a handful of ingredients that'll help nourish your complexion (such as organic shea butter, avocado oil, sweet almond oil, and more), but it's also paraben-free. One reviewer even wrote that it "smells a lot like a candied mango."
21. These Eye Masks That Heat Up For Dry Eye And Head Pain Relief
Moisturize your eyes and relax with these steam eye masks. The masks automatically start heating up as soon as you open them. Place them on your eyes and relax with the steam soothing your skin. The steam lasts about 20 minutes and can help with things like sinus pressure, dry eyes, pink eye, or styes.
22. A Compact Waffle Maker That Barely Takes Up Storage Space
This mini waffle maker is perfect for small apartments or dorms. It's compact and weighs just one pound so it won’t take up too much space. It heats up quickly and makes single waffles that are evenly cooked. No need to mess with buttons, this waffle maker turns on as soon as you plug it in.
23. An Extra Long Anti-Slip Bath Mat That Keeps You Safe In The Shower
This extra long bath mat keeps you safer in the shower. The non-slip mat has more than 200 suction cups, locking it in place on your bathtub floor. It covers more than 30 percent more tub surface than other mats, making you feel safe. It comes in 11 colors and is a breeze to install.
24. These Rug Grippers That Keep Your Carpet From Curling Or Slipping
Keep your rugs from slipping or bunching with these rug grippers. They stick on to the corners of your rugs and then adhere to the floor keeping your rug in place, but shouldn't leave any residue behind. They’re less than one-tenth of an inch thick so your carpet lays flat, and provide damage-free hold. Better still, they'll even stay in place through multiple machine wash cycles. You get eight square pieces in the order, but a smaller four-piece set is also available in the listing.
25. This Drink Pitcher That Makes Delicious Fruit-Infused Beverages
Stay hydrated with delicious infused water with this tea and fruit infusion pitcher. Its borosilicate glass is tempered to withstand boiling water, and the pitcher has an infuser built into it, allowing tea or fruit to soak in the water, while still making it easy to pour. If you want to make a fresh pitcher of tea, the infuser is easy enough to detach, and it's all dishwasher safe.
26. A Water Bottle Brush Set That Digs Deep Inside Of Bottles For A Better Clean
Make sure your favorite water bottle gets a good and deep enough cleaning with this bottle cleaning set. It has a small brush scrub, perfect for deep cleaning straws, as well as a circular brush for lids. The large brush has an extended neck, making it easy to get to the bottom of the bottle.
27. This Beverage Cooler That Makes Iced Coffee In Less Than A Minute
Make your favorite ice coffee at home with this HyperChiller beverage cooler. The patented design makes ice cold drinks in less than 60 seconds. It chills your drinks without any chemicals or gels. Just pour your coffee or tea into the chamber and seal it. Soon you’ll have an ice cold drink.
28. The Genius Makeup Sponges That Ensure A Seamless Finish
The shape of these cult-favorite makeup sponges blends everything out for a flawlessly smooth look and it works seamlessly in tight corners. Use them wet for a diffused application, or dry to achieve greater color deposit. They're latex-free and antimicrobial, which sensitive skin appreciates, and come in three different sizes so you can keep your product applications separate.
29. A Set Of Markers That Fill In Scratches Or Marks On Your Wooden Furniture
Knicks and scratches on your furniture are inevitable, but why spend money on new pieces when you can just touch up the small area with these furniture repair markers. They come in six unique colors to match the wood in your home. The pack also includes a sharpener and six wax sticks. Just draw directly on the wood with the market to make the scratch disappear.
30. These No-Tie Shoelaces That Keep You Safe While Running
These no-tie shoe laces are perfect for runners. They’re extra long (48 inches) and feature strong stainless steel springs that lock the laces into place on top of your foot. You won’t have to worry about them coming undone mid-run. Plus they have reflective patterns on them so you’ll be seen even in the dark.
31. A Container Designed To Keep Guacamole Green For Longer
Keep your guac green for days with this guac-lock container. It presses the air out of the jar, stopping your guacamole from turning brown. It holds up to 24 ounces and is BPA-free, odor-proof, and shatterproof. Plus you can toss it in the dishwasher between uses. You can also use it for dips or fruits to keep them fresher, longer.
32. An Ice Roller That Reduces Redness And Feels So Good On Your Skin
33. The Adorable Manual Juicer Shaped Like A Watering Can
This manual juicer is shaped like a watering can, making it easy to pour juice into a glass or drizzle it over your favorite meals. Juice a lemon or orange by twisting half of the fruit over the juicing head. The juice drips into the watering can and can then be poured through the spout. Not only is it practical, it’s oh so cute.
34. This Aloe Vera Sheet Mask Set That Soothes And Hydrates Skin
Give pores some TLC without sapping skin of moisture with this aloe-infused sheet mask. The calming masks, which come in a set of 10, are steeped in aloe vera, seaweed, and other moisturizing ingredients, which work together to calm irritation and provide deep nourishment while hydrating your skin. Just unfold the mask and let it sit for up to 20 minutes, then gently peel it off and pat the remaining serum into your skin for glowy results.
35. A Pizza Slicer That Cuts Right Through The Toughest Crust
Slice pizza easily with this pizza slicer, which boasts a sharp blade that cuts through pizza dough in one motion, while the silicone blade shield keeps your hands safe. It comes apart to make cleaning easy and can even go straight in the dishwasher. It works great on veggies as well!
36. The Pain-Relieving Foot Roller That Is Exactly What You Need After A Long Day
Treat yourself to a relaxing massage and reduce pain and aching with this dual foot roller. The wood-crafted foot roller is designed with 10 independent rollers that ease foot pain from plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, neuropathy, or just uncomfortable shoes. The roller weighs less than two pounds, so take it on-the-go for relief whenever you need it.
37. This Collapsible Diffuser That Fits Over Any Hair Dryer And Styles Curls And Waves
This hair diffuser will give you the natural, frizz-free curls of your dreams — plus it's a compact tool that you attach to your hair dryer, so it takes up less space. The silicone design is made to fit around most hair dryers and even collapses to lay flat when storing. The diffuser works to solidify your curls and set them, using no and low heat. Be sure to use this with a hair dryer that allows you to control heat temperature output.
38. A Tension-Releasing Back Pillow That Helps Improve Your Flexibility
This lumbar traction pillow helps bring you back into alignment and relieve stress; just stretch for as long as you're able and let gravity do the work. It features an adjustable curve for just the right amount of intensity, and it's padded with memory foam and mesh to keep you comfortable. Great for yogis and office workers alike, it even doubles as a supportive chair cushion.
39. This Fool-Proof Hair Cutting Tool So You Can Cut Your Own Hair
Trim your bangs and hair more easily at home with this CreaClip set. Just clip it to your hair, slide it into position, and cut along the line. You can use it at an angle, straight across, or even to cut layers. It works on all hair types and is great for beginners or for quick trims between trips to the salon.
40. The Bathroom Spray That Works Before You Go To Zap Bad Odors
Leave the bathroom smelling nicer than you found it with this Poo-Pourri Before You Go spray. Unlike other sprays, you use this spray before you go to the bathroom by spritzing it into toilet water to neutralize odors before they grow stronger. The lemon, bergamot, and lemongrass essential oils lock in odors and leave a fresh smell behind.
41. This Light Therapy Lamp That Promotes Focus And Energy
42. A Beard Apron That Catches Hair While You Shave
This shaving apron offers an easy and effective way to keep hair from covering your bathroom sink. The cape itself has adjustable velcro straps that go around your neck. On the other end, there are four suction cups that secure the cape to a mirror, wall, or any smooth surface. This creates a trap where the hair can fall while you shave.
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