21 Insanely Clever Time-Saving Products that Lazy People Will Love

There's nothing wrong with being lazy. In fact, sometimes I end up watching the same tv channel for hours, just because I don’t want to search for the remote. If you know this struggle, then you’re probably always on the lookout for insanely clever products for lazy people. They nurture laziness, and finding small ways to simplify your routine is essential for those of us who couldn't be bothered with any extra steps throughout the day.

There are so many important but menial tasks that seem like a major time-suck, and there's nothing better than finding shortcuts for them. From cleaning up after your pet to folding endless piles of laundry, we the (lazy) people certainly don’t have the time or willpower to vacuum the carpet. Ironing a wrinkled shirt on a weekday morning? No thanks!

With the power of the Internet, one can scour a vast marketplace for gizmos and gadgets that streamline life. There are countless products out there designed to save you time and effort - but few are truly the champions of the lazy. Whether you wear the lazy badge proudly, or you have a loved one who fits the bill, check out these clever time-saving products that lazy people will love:

by Emily Estep

1. This Chiller That Makes Iced Coffee In One Minute

HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker, $37, Amazon

Sure, there’s nothing quite like an iced coffee, but when you make it at home, iced coffee often means, “pour hot coffee over ice to create a watery mess.” If you like iced coffee but don’t want to wait for it to get up to temperature, just pour it into the HyperChiller, which chills hot coffee (up to 130 degrees) in one minute. This dishwasher safe device also chills whiskey, wine, and pretty much any beverage you put in it!


2. This Litter Box That Does the Scooping For You

PetSafe ScoopFree Self Cleaning Litter Box, $130, Amazon

Cleaning a litter box is not only always a little gross, but it can also take a long time, especially if you have more than one feline friend around. With this self-cleaning litter box, the days of endless scooping will be behind you. It self-cleans for weeks, with no scooping or refilling, and it won't produce odor. One reviewer raves: “Given this and my cat's automatic feeder, it has made pet ownership incredibly easy. The cat's business runs on autopilot, and I can travel often for work without having to worry about whether the cat is taken care of.”


3. This Rice Cooker That Also Steams Your Food

Aroma Housewares Rice Cooker and Food Steamer, $30, Amazon

Making rice and vegetables, fish, or chicken for dinner will be a lazy foodie’s dream with this automatic rice cooker. It allows you to cook brown or white rice to perfection while using the included steaming insert to cook proteins or vegetables. It also comes with a delay timer, so you can program it to start working its magic while you’re still on the subway, and it’ll make up to eight cups of cooked rice to save for future meals. It’s also great for making oatmeal, chili, and stew. If you’re a lazy cook, this is the kitchen tool for you.


4. These Terracotta Stakes That Water Your Plants

Punchau Terracotta Plant Waterer, $17, Amazon

If you love plants but it's a real pain to remember to consistently water them, then these terracotta plant-watering stakes are the solution. Fill a glass bottle with water, add a stake, and flip it over into the dirt. Plants will always have a perpetual water source, and you'll never have to get up off the couch to water all your greenery again.


5. This Squishy Gel That Cleans Your Keyboard

Magic Keyboard Cleaner Gel Sticky Jelly, $8, Amazon

Any lazy person is quite familiar with the art of eating food over their laptop because they can't be bothered with a plate, and this magical, sticky jelly will make cleaning your keyboard a quick (and fun) process. The gel removes all of the dust, crumbs, and keyboard gunk that your laptop has been harboring, it can also clean your phone or tablet, and you can finally eat chips over your keyboard in peace. Reviewers love that it "worked like a charm."


6. This Wrinkle Releaser That Smells Like Mojitos

Cold Iron Wrinkle Release Spray, $15, Amazon

Who wants to plan an outfit the night before when you can pull it out the morning of — only to find it totally wrinkled? This completely plant-based wrinkle release spray is sulfate free and gentle on clothes, and it will quickly release any wrinkles and gets you out the door fast. Spray the mist a few times, smooth it out, and wait ten minutes for a shirt that actually looks ironed for once.


7. The Automatic Hair Tool That Trims Dead Ends

Beauty CC Automatic Damaged Hair Trimmer, $90, Amazon

This hair trimmer is for those who can't stand the idea of making an appointment at the hair salon just for a trim — and scores extra lazy points for being completely automatic. Just run your strands of hair through the machine, and it'll cut off dead ends without taking significant length off. Reviewers love that it eliminates tangles from dead ends, which is great for those of us that sometimes forget to, um, brush their hair.


8. The Exercise Bike You Can Use On The Couch

Deluxe Folding Exercise Peddler, $29, Amazon

Why would you ever take time out of the day to head to the gym when you can do most of the work on your couch? This exercise peddler will do all the work of your regular spin bike, but you can do it at your office or in your living room. It's completely foldable, too, so it can be stored anywhere you need it to go.


9. The Bands That Make Changing Fitted Sheets A Breeze

Bed Band, $13, Amazon

No lazy person ever wants to deal with the hassle that comes with changing fitted sheets on mattresses — they never stay, and they always seem to fly off the corners at night. The Bed Band is the solution to this problem. as it connects to the sheets at each corner so they'll stay securely in place. And you can use it for sheets that don't even fit the bed because they're too big!

10. This Contraption That Steams, Roasts, Poaches, And A Lot More

Cestari Kitchen Easy Pod, $33, Amazon

This clever kitchen pod can make food in the microwave or oven in no time at all — steam vegetables with butter in three minutes, make omelets in two, or poach chicken and fish with wine or broth. When you're ready to eat, serve the food right in the pod for the easiest meal ever. And it’s made with the highest food grade silicone available, making it a breeze to clean.


11. This Toothpaste Dispenser That Squeezes The Tube For You

iLifeTech Hands Free Toothpaste Dispenser, $13, Amazon

It’s 2017, and no one should have to waste their time squeezing a toothpaste tube. Or worse, slowly squeezing the tube all the way up from the bottom. Get yourself this toothpaste dispenser, and you'll feel like you're saving tons of time every time you brush. You will also end up wasting way less toothpaste over time.


12. This Vacuum Cleaner That Keeps Your Floors Clean

RolliBot Mini Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, $100, Amazon

Vacuuming can be difficult, loud, and time-consuming - unless your carpets are home to this RolliBot vacuum cleaner, which does all the dirty work that you’d otherwise put off for another time. And it does more than just vacuum; it also purifies your home by sucking up allergens like pollen and pet dander. It even comes with a remote control to schedule cleaning.


13. This Jar Opener That Opens Jars Really Quickly

Hamilton Beach Open Ease Automatic Jar Opener, $35, Amazon

The struggle to open a new jar is part of the universal human experience, adding an element of frustration to some wasted time. And if you're lazy, you probably just give up after a while. Now, you can actually eat the food in your house with this automatic jar opener. It can save you from the pointless effort, popping any stubborn seal in no time with a touch of a button.


14. This Clothes Folder That Helps You Fold Laundry, Fast

BoxLegend Clothes Folder, $22, Amazon

When it comes to doing laundry, throwing your dirty clothes in the washer and then the dryer isn’t so bad, but folding all of your freshly laundered clothes can be a real pain and a time killer. Enter this clothes folder, which will allow you to fold your clothing like a department-store professional, in record time. It’s also super lightweight, so you can carry it throughout the house, no problem.


15. This Toilet Cleaner That Keeps Your Toilet Fresh

ChemFree Toilet Cleaner, $14, Amazon

If you already tend to procrastinate when it comes to cleaning the bathroom, chances are you never get to the worst part: cleaning the toilet. Thankfully, the ChemFree Toilet Cleaner exists, allowing you to simply chuck a cartridge into your toilet tank, preventing stains from forming elsewhere. It takes virtually no time at all, and you won’t have to waste another second scrubbing a toilet. The ChemFree cartridges are also safe for both your septic system and the environment.


16. This Brush That Also Straightens Your Hair

Care Me Ceramic Ionic Hair Straightening Brush, $37, Amazon

Straightening your hair can take so long that it may put you off straightening all together, but thankfully, this straightening brush exists - it allows you to straighten your hair in the brief time that it takes you to brush it. It’s also an excellent way to touch up a blow dry, and it heats in 60 seconds and comes with automatic shutoff.


17. This Air Freshener That Sanitizes And Eliminates Odors

GermGuardian Pluggable Air Sanitizer and Odor Reducer, $34, Amazon

Even if your house is relatively tidy, odors can still start to build up, which is why this pluggable air sanitizer is a must, especially for those of us who fall behind on cleaning. All you have to do is plug it in, and it will slowly but surely sanitize and freshen the air around you - getting rid of unpleasant smells and protecting you from allergens.


18. This Bathroom Gadget That Dispenses Soap, Hands-Free

Hayden Autosoap Soap Dispenser, $29, Amazon

Who said automatic soap dispensers were just for public restrooms? Up your hand-washing game with this soap dispenser, which can be filled with any soap you want. No longer will you be beholden to the manual soap pump, which steals seconds from your day every time you use the restroom. The Hayden Soap Dispenser even comes with a funnel to easily pour your fave hand soap into the container.


19. These Cloths That Remove Makeup With Water

Miracle Face Erase Microfiber Makeup Remover Face Cloths, $12, Amazon

Sometimes when you’re already super tired, or when you’ve gotten home after a long night, the last thing you want to do is go through your entire skincare and makeup removing routine. With these face cloths, all you need to do is add some water, and you can thoroughly and hastily clear off all that face grime. The face cloths from Miracle Face are dermatologist-tested, and microfiber won’t irritate your skin. Your pillow awaits!


20. This USB Charger That Charges Devices Crazy Fast

Lab C 2Port USB Wall Charger, $10, Amazon

Sometimes you need your phone to charge, ASAP - like when you’re about to head out the door but realize your phone is about to die, or when your phone is already dead and you really, really need to order a pizza. This USB wall charger will breathe life into your phone, faster than you can choose between pepperoni or sausage. In fact, Lab C’s Smart IC Technology promises to charge 45 percent faster than conventional chargers.


21. This Appliance That Chops And Blends Ingredients

Gourmia Twin Vegetable Chopper And Blender Kitchen Gadget, $13, Amazon

Food prep can be a lot of work, and although cooking at home tends to be tastier and more affordable, sometimes, a lazy chef has got think: is it all worth it? With this twin chopper and blender duo, the answer is a resounding yes. Pull the string and mix eggs for a frittata while you chop onions, or make salsa and guacamole at the same time. It'll do it at the same time, and faster, too. It's also got BPA-free materials that won’t bend or break.

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