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Your outlet is too far away to charge your phone and text while you’re laying in bed. Your headphones are always tangled when you need them most. And, perhaps worst of all, you know there’s nothing more irritating than walking around all day with your socks slipping off your heels.
These aren’t really problems — you can still go about your day just fine — but they definitely add a layer of frustration to your daily routine.
There are plenty of annoyances you probably deal with everyday, but the good news is that there are plenty of products made to lessen these frustrations. These cheap, easy solutions can make a world of a difference in solving the little annoyances you have to face on the daily.
Keep reading for nine products that solve common, everyday annoyances:
A makeup spatula
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The annoyance: You can’t reach the last few drops of your makeup, ultimately leading to waste of perfectly good product.
The solution: A makeup spatula that helps you get every last drop of valuable product. This little tool combines an extra-long plastic handle and a thin, silicone spatula to help you get to those hard-to-reach parts of any makeup bottle and scrape out all of the product you can, leaving nothing to waste. At just $5 a pop, this will probably save you a good deal of money by making your expensive makeup or skin-care products last a lot longer.
An extra-long charging cable
The annoyance: Your outlets are inconveniently located, so you can’t use your phone while it’s charging unless you want to sit on the floor in the corner of the room.
The solution: A phone charger that’s long enough to cover the distance between your outlet and bed (or couch, chair, etc.). This charging cable can be wrapped up if you’re using it in a nearby outlet, but it can be easily extended if you need to plug your phone in to an outlet that happens to be far away — so you can continue scrolling through Instagram from the comfort of your own bed.
An avocado slicer
The annoyance: Cutting and preparing your favorite fruit always turns into a hassle and a safety risk.
The solution: A handy tool that can split, pit, and slice avocados. It has a soft, non-slip grip and a serrated blade that can slice your avocado, but is soft to the touch — so you don’t have to worry about any knife mishaps. A fan blade makes thin slices in a snap and a stainless steel pitter seamlessly pops out the pit with a simple twist. It’s a simple, safe, mess-free way to prep your next avocado toast.
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Source: Business Insider