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64 Genius Gifts On Amazon That Keep Selling Out

Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and other celebrations seem to come around, well, constantly. And if you're like me, you can end up feeling like you're running as fast as you can on a hamster wheel just trying to keep up with all the gift-giving involved. If that's you, you can stop running, take a deep breath and check out all of these genius gifts on Amazon.

This is truly one of those something-for-everyone lists — so you can knock out shopping for your parents, best friend, partner, boss, and anyone else who randomly pops up — all in a few clicks. In fact, you could probably be done with most of your shopping in the next 20 minutes, which is a lot better than spending hours of your life trying to brave crowded malls and parking lots — which is the stressful kind of scenario that can really make you feel like you're on said hamster wheel.

Keep in mind — most of these items sell out regularly because they're so well-reviewed and popular with buyers. That's a good thing because you definitely know you're getting great products, but it does mean you should go ahead and get your hands on them before that dreaded "unavailable" sign shows up.

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These Plush Faux Fur Slippers That Are Like Walking On A Cloud

Walk around the house like you're walking on a cloud with these fuzzy, faux fur slippers. The plush slippers feature an extra soft and dense layer of padding to cushion every step, and the durable, non-slip soles mean they can be worn outside in case you prefer your coffee on the front porch. Choose from colors like black, rose, blue, and leopard print.

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This Bamboo Cutting Board That's Resistant To Bacterial Growth

This extra-large cutting board features grooved edges to catch run-off juices which means a lot less mess while you chop and slice. The BPA-free cutting board is made from organic bamboo — a totally renewable resource that's resistant to bacterial growth, so you can cut meat on the board without fear of contamination.

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This Vacuum-Insulated Thermos That Keeps Hot Drinks Hot For Hours

Keep hot drinks hot for up to seven hours and cold drinks cold for up to 18 hours in this classic Thermos travel mug. The 16-ounce stainless steel mug is vacuum-insulated and features a screw-top lid with a built-in tea bag hook. The mug is compatible with single-serve coffee makers, fits in most car cup holders, and is available in colors like raspberry, pine green, and midnight blue.

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This Skin-Smoothing Retinol Cream That Won't Irritate Sensitive Skin

The holy grail of skincare products — retinol — works to promote skin cell turnover, which smooths and firms skin while evening out skin tone. This retinol moisturizer is boosted by moisturizing vitamin E and jojoba oil, so it's safe to use on sensitive skin. This reviewer wrote: "I absolutely love this cream! It makes my skin feel smooth, firm, and very hydrated. I love how it doesn't make my face burn or sting like other retinol products."

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This Moisturizing Tea Tree Body Wash That Soothes Irritated Skin

Get skin truly clean with this tea tree and peppermint body wash that naturally eliminates acne- and odor-causing bacteria along with fungus that may cause athlete's foot. The rejuvenating body wash gives skin a fresh and tingling feeling and the addition of aloe, and jojoba and coconut oils work to soothe irritation and itchiness.

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This Skincare Gift Set Made With Naturally-Sourced Ingredients

Pamper the entire body with this gift set from Burt's Bees. The set comes with five soothing and moisturizing travel-size skincare products sourced from natural ingredients: a soap bark and chamomile cleansing cream, a milk and honey body lotion, a coconut foot cream, a beeswax hand salve, and a beeswax lip balm.

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These Popcorn Seasoning Jars With Ranch, Bacon Cheddar, And More

Choose your own adventure with this popcorn seasoning set that lets you tailor your snacking to fit your mood. The set comes with eight different flavors including nacho cheddar, butter, cheesy jalapeño, kettle corn, bacon cheddar, white cheddar, caramel corn, and ranch. Simply shake your favorite one over freshly made popcorn and enjoy.

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These Moisturizing Bath Bombs That Smell Amazing

Make bath time fun again with these fizzy bath bombs that saturate the water with vibrant color while releasing a delicate fragrance in scents like lavender, lemongrass green tea, and black raspberry vanilla. Handcrafted with natural ingredients, the bath bombs are infused with shea and cocoa butter — all to leave skin soft and hydrated post-bath.

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These Grilling Tools That Are Great For Anyone Who Loves Hosting Barbeuces

Grill masters and mistresses will love this complete set of stainless steel grilling utensils. The set comes with a four-in-one barbecue spatula, grill tongs, a barbecue fork, meat knife, a basting brush, four skewers, eight corn holders, and a grill cleaning brush. The tools feature extra-long handles to keep hands safe from flames, and the aluminum storage case keeps everything in good condition until grilling season rolls around again.

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These Cleaning Towels That Are More Effective Than Microfiber

An ideal gift for the clean freak in your life, these cleaning towels made with Nanolon fiber clean way more effectively than microfiber towels or paper towels. Just spray the surface with a little water — no cleaning fluid necessary — then wipe; the towels will magnetically attract and remove dust, dirt, and grime. The towels are safe on most surfaces, including glass, mirrors, tile, wood, chrome, metal, granite, and porcelain.

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This Safe And Easy Way To Make Stainless Steel Shine

Keep stainless steel in tip-top shape with this stainless steel cleaner. The cleaning towels are double-sided: use one side to scrub and the other to polish stainless steel surfaces to a sheen that's free of streaks, smudges, and fingerprints. And like standard Nanolon cleaning towels, they only require a little water to work, so you don't have to worry about damaging surfaces with cleaning chemicals.

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These Stemless Wine Glasses That Are Impossible To Break

These break-resistant stemless wine glasses are perfect for anyone who likes to sip in the backyard, around the pool, or for anyone with little kids running around the house. The glasses are made with super tough Tritan material which means you can drop them directly on to the floor without risk of breakage. Each set comes with four glasses and they're BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

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This Shoe Stretching Spray That Loosens Up Tight Shoes

Even the most perfect pair of shoes can be a little tight in some places; use this genius shoe stretching spray to give feet a little more room. Just spritz the formula on whichever part of the shoe is too tight, then immediately slip the shoe on and walk around to loosen up. The clear spray won't discolor shoes and is safe to use on leather, suede, canvas, synthetics, linen, and patent leather.

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A Bamboo Cheese Board With A Secret Drawer For Utensils

Give gouda, Port Salut, and English cheddar the respect they deserve with this 100% bamboo cheese board that features grooves around the edges for crackers, nuts, and other accoutrements. The board has a secret built-in drawer in the base — pull it out to access the three stainless steel cheese knives and cheese fork.

15
A Harry Potter-Inspired Chess Set For The Wizard At Heart

For the hard-core Harry Potter fan in your life, there's this chess set that's a very impressive and very detailed miniature recreation of the Wizard Chess Set seen in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Officially authorized by Warner Brothers, the full-size set comes with a board, all 32 pieces, and two carrying pouches emblazoned with the Harry Potter logo.

16
A Skin Brightening Serum With Vitamin C

Instanatural's skin clearing serum that brightens skin and minimizes the appearance of pores. A formula of retinol, salicylic acid, Niacinamide, vitamin C which work to help defend skin against environmental stressors.

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These Insulated Socks That Keep Feet Warm On Freezing Days

Seven times warmer than cotton and softer than wool, these highly-rated thermal socks will keep feet toasty on even the most frigid of winter days. The moisture-wicking socks are lined in fuzzy fleece and feature tightly-knit cushioning at the heels and balls of feet to trap heat. Reviewers wrote "these are AMAZING" and like "wearing a warm fuzzy cloud."

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These Waterproof Shoes For The Water Sports Enthusiast

These water shoes look a lot like regular sneakers, but they're specifically designed to protect feet while wake-boarding, sailing, boating, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, or even at home while gardening or washing the car. The breathable air mesh upper dries quickly and allows feet to breathe, while the non-slip soles prevent slips on wet surfaces and the drawstring tie closures ensure a snug fit. The shoes are available in 13 neutral color combinations.

  • Available sizes 7-16
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A Skin, Hair, And Nail Moisturizer Formulated With Natural, Unrefined Oils

Hydrate your skin, hair, scalp, and nails with this all-over moisturizer made with a blend of nature's most skin-nourishing ingredients: unrefined olive, lavender, almond, and grape seed oils along with vitamin E. The organic, unrefined formula doesn't just add deep hydration — it also fights inflammation, soothes irritation, and — thanks to its high antioxidant content — leaves skin protected from the elements.

20
This USB-Powered Eyebrow Groomer So You Can Give Up Waxing And Plucking

Effortlessly remove any unwanted eyebrow hairs — without waxing or plucking — with this eyebrow groomer. The groomer features sharp stainless steel precision blades that can be used above, below, and in between the brows, and the built-in light ensures you don't miss any spots. About the size of a lipstick, the groomer is USB-rechargeable, so you don't need to worry about replacing any batteries.

21
A Handheld Frother For Cappuccinos, Lattes, And Bulletproof Coffee

Save big money at the coffee shop and make your own cappuccinos at home with this milk frother. The handheld frother creates fluffy foam in 20 seconds with just the touch of a button, so it'll also save you time in the morning. And it's versatile — use it for hot cocoa, matcha, and Bulletproof coffee too.

22
A Portable Charger That Can Power Up Two Devices At Once

Thanks to this portable charger, you don't have to be anywhere near a wall outlet to juice up your smartphone or iPad Mini. Compatible with all smartphones, it can charge two devices at once — and is powerful enough to provide three charges to an iPhone and two charges to a Samsung Galaxy before needing to be recharged itself. It's compact enough to stash in a purse and the built-in flashlight comes in handy when you're searching for your keys.

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These Bluetooth Earbuds That So That You Never Need To Deal With Tangled Headphone Cords Again

Ditch earbuds — with those tangle-prone cords — for these wireless Bluetooth headphones. The noise-canceling, zero pressure headphones are super lightweight and offer over three hours of playtime before needing to be charged, with an additional 15 hours of playtime when stored in the charging case. A built-in microphone lets you answer calls while the built-in controls let you play, pause, and skip tracks.

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These Memory Foam Slippers That You'll Never Want To Take Off

Make getting out of bed in the morning a little less painful with these slippers made from luxuriously deep memory foam. The slippers feature a breathable waffle upper to keep feet cool and durable — and the non-slip soles to prevent slipping and sliding on smooth surfaces. The slippers are machine-washable and come in six color combinations.

25
These Chic Computer Glasses That Protect Your Eyes When You're On The Computer

The blue light emitted by computer, phone, and TV screens can cause eye strain and mess with your circadian rhythm, but these computer glasses actually block that blue light to keep your eyes happy and help you get a good night's sleep. Adjustable nose pads give a snug but comfortable fit and the classic style frames are available in black, pink, and leopard print.

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This Grooming Kit To Keep Your Beard In Great Condition

Grow the best beard on the block with the help of this complete beard grooming kit. The kit comes with a pair of Japanese scissors, a dual-sided detangling comb, a horse hair brush, and a scent-free oil and balm made with moisturizing vitamin E, aloe, and jojoba and argan oils — all packaged together in a rustic bamboo case.

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An Alarm Clock That Projects The Time Onto Your Wall Or Ceiling

Don't want to roll over in bed to see how much time you have left before you have to get up? Use this digital projection alarm clock that projects the time directly onto your ceiling or wall. It's brightness-adjustable and angle-adjustable, so you can aim the clock anywhere you want, and the built-in USB port lets you charge your phone right there in the clock.

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28.This Veggie Spiralizer With Options For 3 Kinds Of Noodles

This veggie spiralizer is a lot smaller than other spiralizers, so it's perfect for anyone with a small kitchen. The three interchangeable blades create thin, medium, and ribbon noodles from all kinds of veggies, like zucchini, beets, and sweet potatoes. All parts are BPA-free and dishwasher-safe, so clean-up is a cinch.

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A Teeth Whitening Kit With An LED Light To Speed Up Results

Flash a brighter smile with the help of this teeth whitening kit that makes teeth two to eight times whiter in just seven days. The kit comes with an organic whitening gel, two syringes, three trays, and an accelerating LED light that fits right onto the trays to significantly speed up the whitening process. The whitening gel is vegan, gluten-free, kosher, and non-GMO. Reviewers wrote it's "great for sensitive teeth" and that "the results are so worth it."

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A Travel Jewelry Case With Specific Compartments For Every Kind Of Accessory

Keep jewelry organized no matter where your travels take you with this travel jewelry case. The case features several zippered compartments for watches and bracelets, four necklace clips to keep tangles at bay, two snap-close rolls for rings, and an earring grid. The case folds closed for easy packing and features a magnetic closure. Choose from eight colors and patterns.

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These Travel Shoe Bags That Keep Dirty Soles Away From Clean Laundry In Your Suitcase

These travel shoe bags solve the problem of how to keep dirty shoe soles off the clean clothes in your suitcase. The see-through bags feature zipper closures and handles, and since they're super lightweight, they won't add any heft to your luggage. Each set comes with four bag plus two bonus mesh bags for laundering canvas sneakers.

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This Weighted Blanket That Can Help You Get A Peaceful Night Of Sleep

The gentle pressure provided by a weighted blanket feels like a warm hug — which means you can get a better night's sleep. This seven-layer weighted blanket is made with breathable fabric and features individually sewn pockets to evenly distribute weight. Choose from dozens of colors and patterns.

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This Sign That Lets Everyone Know When The Dishwasher Is Clean Or Dirty

Place this clean or dirty dishwasher magnet on the front of the dishwasher and you'll never have to guess again before placing a dirty glass on the top rack. The non-scratch, water-resistant magnet features a slider — slide it to "clean" every time you run the dishwasher, then slide it back to "dirty" after emptying it.

34
A Cushioned Bike Seat Cover For More Comfortable Rides

Slip this gel bike seat cover over your regular bike seat to absorb shock and give your backside a little more cushion while you pedal. Contoured for optimal comfort, the cover is designed to fit onto narrower seats and features a drawstring closure so you can get an exact fit. Choose from four colors: black, red, purple, and blue.

35
An Eyebrow Pencil That Actually Looks Natural

For an eyebrow pencil that draws strokes that actually resemble hair, this is your go. Reviewers love how natural looking this pencil makes their brows look. Plus, it even helps moisturize skin with Vitamin E and is even temperature resistant.

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This Combination Sleep Mask And Bluetooth Headphone Set So You Can Lull Yourself To Sleep

This Bluetooth headphone sleep mask is a dream come true for anyone who needs a little help when it comes to falling asleep. The mask totally blocks out light and, unlike earbuds, allows you to comfortably listen to music while sleeping on your side. Cue up a relaxing playlist or soothing podcast, then slip this on and fall easily to sleep.

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This Memory Foam Wedge Pillow That's Molds To Your Body

To elevate your head or your feet while relaxing or sleeping, this memory foam wedge pillow molds to your body's shape. The manufacturer claims that sleeping at a slight gradient can help relieve pain in your back and neck, snoring, breathing difficulties, acid reflux, and so much more. Plus, the cover can be removed for washing for easy upkeep. It's great for reading and watching TV and general relaxing.

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This Home Security Camera You Can Control From Your Phone

Set up this home security camera to keep an eye on your place while you're away. Sync the camera to your phone, and you can pan, tilt, and zoom from wherever you are to get a 360-degree view of the room. The camera is outfitted with a night vision function, two-way audio, and a motion sensor — and all footage can be recorded and stored in the Cloud.

39
A Travel-Size White Noise Machine With Tons Of Sound Options

A dream come true for light sleepers, this white noise machine helps you get to sleep and stay asleep by emitting your choice of six fan sounds or a collection of nature sounds, like ocean waves, rain, birds, a campfire, or crickets. The USB-rechargeable machine is compact enough for travel and features 30 volume settings and a timed automatic shut-off function.

40
These Inflatable Lanterns That You Charge In The Sun

These inflatable solar lanterns are great additions to emergency kits, but they're also perfect for camping trips and late-night backyard hangs. The lightweight, waterproof lanterns collapse flat for easy storage, and when you're ready to use them, pop up like traditional lanterns. They're brightness-adjustable and offer 24 hours of illumination on one 10-hour solar charge, but you can also charge them in a quick two hours via USB.

41
This Little Gadget That Reseals Food Storage Bags With Heat

This food bag heat sealer is useful and incredibly satisfying to use. Just let the gadget heat up, then place a bag between the two plates and clamp down to instantly seal it shut. Use it for snack bags, pet foods bags, coated aluminum foil bags (i.e., chip bags), or use it to individually package baked goods you can hand out to your friends.

42
A Light-Up Water Bottle With A Built-In Bluetooth Speaker

I bet you didn't know that a water bottle with a built-in Bluetooth speaker is a thing that exists, but I'm happy to tell you that it 100% is. And it gets better — the water bottle also glows and has a dancing light mode, which is a surefire way to to remind yourself to keep drinking water. Choose from six color options.

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These Copper Compression Sleeves Provide Arch Support For Your Feet

These copper compression sleeves provide comfort and support while maintaining full range of motion. The manufacturer claims the sleeves help conditions like arthritis, heel spurs, flat feet, fallen arches, bunions, and much more. Plus, the fabric holds up to washing.

44
An Insulated Lunch Container So You Can Take A Hot Lunch To Work

Take a hot lunch to work — and keep it hot — with this insulated lunchbox. The double-walled vacuum-insulated lunchbox keeps soups hot for up 12 hours and other foods hot for up to four hours. You can also use it to keep cold items like gazpacho and chicken salad cool into lunchtime rolls around. The BPA-free lunchbox is available in soft pink and blue.

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This Super Small Personal Heater That'll Keep You Warm In Cold Offices

For the person who's perpetually cold, this space heater is a lifesaver. At just 6 inches by 4 inches, the low-wattage heater features a powerful fan to make your immediate surroundings warm and toasty. The ceramic heating element is cool to the touch and automatic overheat protection adds an extra element of safety.

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This Flash Drive That Plus Directly Into Your Phone

This 128GB flash drive plugs right into your phone for easy data transfer between your phone and other devices or to increase your storage capacity. Plus, it's conveniently compatible with both iPhones and Android phones. You can also password protect your flash drive for extra security.

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This Complete Blackhead Remover Set Made With Hypoallergenic Stainless Steel

It's possible to give yourself an at-home facial with the help of this blackhead remover set. The set comes with five dual-ended tools to lance and remove impurities from deep within the pores for a clearer, smoother complexion. The tools are made from hypoallergenic stainless steel and can be stored hygienically in the included case.

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A Garlic Press That Doesn't Require You To Peel The Clove First

This ingeniously designed garlic press allows you to crush garlic without having to peel it first (which can leave your fingers smelling very garlicky). It's big enough to accommodate one large clove or multiple small cloves — and the built-in, bristled cleaning tool makes it easy to remove any leftover garlic or peel.

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A Shower Caddy You Can Customize To Maximize Space

Use this shower caddy to keep shampoo, conditioner, and soap within easy reach and off the shower floor. The caddy is outfitted with four baskets that slide inward and outward maximize space and allow you to store taller items, as well as built-in hooks for hanging razors and loofahs. The caddy hangs right onto your shower head and features suction cups to secure it firmly to the wall.

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This Wall-Mounted Toothbrushe Holder That Keeps Germs Out

Keep toothbrushes sanitary with this wall-mounted toothbrush holder featuring a built-in guard to shield bristles from dust and germs. The guard automatically pops open when you remove a toothbrush, then shuts down when you replace it. The holder has room for two toothbrushes and is easily mounted with double-sided tape.

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A Wi-Fi Outlets That Let You Control Appliances With Your Phone Or Alexa

With a 4.6-star rating after over 19,000 reviews, it's safe to say this smart plug has a cult following on Amazon. Probably because of the convenience its ability to connect to Amazon's Alexa provides, without the need to buy a smart home hub, and thus the ability to voice control any outlet in your home. You can remotely schedule and control electronics plugged into the smart plug in your home.

52
This Lavender Eye Pillow That Soothes Headache And Sinus Pain

Shut out the world and get some well-deserved rest and relaxation with this eye pillow filled with a blend of whole lavender buds and flax seeds. The scent of lavender promotes feelings of relaxation and tranquility, while flax seeds conform to your face and provide a gentle pressure that can soothe headaches and sinus pain. The pillow can be microwaved for some heat therapy or stored in the freezer for cooling relief.

53
These Dryer Balls That Help Clothes Dry Faster

These vegan dryer balls not only help you same time, but even unnecessary money spent on heating and electricity that it takes to dry clothing. The oblong shape is more aerodynamic and the nodules that cover these dryer balls knead your laundry, which helps reduce wrinkles and lint and even softens fabric. There is also a hole where you can add essential oils for nicely scented laundry.

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An Air Fryer So You Can Enjoy All Your Favorite Snacks

If you haven't gotten onto the air fryer train yet, now's the time. An air fryer uses crisping technology to fry all your favorite snacks without oil — like fries, wings, and chicken nuggets. This compact air fryer is great for smaller kitchens, and features a dishwasher-safe fryer basket and comes in diner-worthy colors like red and aqua.

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A Ramen Cooker For Your Microwave

Featured on Shark Tank, this ramen cooker delivers full flavor while allowing you to cook with just half the seasoning — which means a lot less sodium intake. The BPA-free, cool-to-the-touch bowl cooks the noodles in the microwave to perfection in just three minutes, and when you're all finished, you can throw it in the dishwasher.

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This Cute Ladybug That Actually Vacuums Up Your Desktop

There's nothing cuter than this mini desktop vacuum that looks like a ladybug. Just run the hand-sized, battery-powered vacuum across your desk to instantly pick up dust, sandwich crumbs, and fall-out from the hole puncher for a clean, clear, and totally adorable workspace.

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This Bracelet That Doubles As A Holder For Your Elastic Hair Tie

Know anyone who always keeps a hair elastic on their wrist? This hair tie bracelet is a perfect and useful gift. The bracelet features a groove around the perimeter — slip a hair tie into that groove to secure it and you'll have always have an elastic nearby without it being obvious. The bracelet is available in silver, gold, and rose gold.

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A Scar Hanger That Holds 18 Scarves Snag-Free

This scarf hanger will transform the way you hang belts, ties, shawls, jewelry, scarves, and so much more. No need for special installation or assembly, it arrives ready to hang in your closet. This hanger can hold up to 18 items and its glistening chrome finish honestly goes with any home decor.

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A Water Bottle Carrier You Can Sling Over Your Shoulder

Sling this water bottle carrier over your shoulder and you won't have to hold it in your hand at festivals or on long hikes. Made from insulted neoprene, the carrier keeps drinks cold for hours and is stretchy enough to fit most bottles, while the shoulder strap is adjustable so you can get a comfortable fit. Choose from lots of colors and patterns.

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This Compact Air Purifier That Sanitizes The Air With UV-C Light

This UV air purifier is far more compact and affordable than most air purifiers, but it's still super effective when it comes to freshening and sanitizing the air. It uses a powerful UV-C light bulb which emits light waves that eliminate airborne germs and mold while diminishing odors caused by pets, cooking, and smoke.

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A Painless, Detangling Hair Brush With 6,000 Glowing Reviews

This detangling brush has over 6,000 positive reviews, with buyers writing it's a "miracle brush" and "that's worth every penny." The bead-less, flexible bristles gently separate knots instead of tugging at them, which can cause pain, breakage, and hair loss. The brush head covers a wide surface area and the ergonomic handle gives hands a comfortable grip. It's suitable for all hair types and can be used both wet and dry.

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A Fit Board That Will Strengthen Your Legs And Core Fast

So much cheaper than paying for a personal trainer, this fit board can massively help strengthen the core and legs, and all you have to do is stand on top and twist. You can also use the board to add a challenging element to other exercises like squats, bridges, donkey kicks, and spider planks. The board is lightweight but sturdy and can withstand up to 400 pounds. Choose from four bright colors.

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These Lightweight Microfiber Sheets That Have Pockets

Made of 100% polyester microfiber, this sheet set with deep pockets includes a flat sheet, fitted, sheet, and two pillow cases and comes in twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, and California king as well as 45 colors and patterns including ginghams, florals, and pinstripes. These sheets can fit a mattress as deep as 16 inches. The machine-washable microfiber fabric is strong yet soft and ultra durable. Plus, these are made in a factory that meets OEKO-TEX environmental standards.

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This Mat That Scrubs And Massages Your Feet In The Shower

Truly a gift that will be used every day, this shower foot massager is outfitted with thousands of flexible silicone bristles that scrub, exfoliate, and massage feet while you suds up in the shower. The taller bristles at the front of the mat are perfect for reaching between toes and the suction cups on the bottom keep it firmly in place. Choose from blue, gray, and clear.

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