There are only so many hours in the day, and that’s why it’s always essential to make the most of the time you have. That means taking shortcuts when getting ready on busy mornings, whereas others might be looking for cooking hacks that can save time in the kitchen. Either way, being smart with your time is never a bad idea. Regardless of where you are looking to save a little time, we have compiled a list of handy products to help you make the most of each day. From stamps that deliver perfectly even [eyeliner wings] to [defrosting trays] that thaw frozen meats faster, we have rounded up some of the best time-saving products that can help streamline daily life. Keep scrolling for more.
Having scuffed wood furniture professionally restored can take time and money. You can save a little of both by using these furniture markers instead. They come in wood-friendly shades ranging from light oak to dark mahogany, and all you need to do is color the scratches using whatever shade best suits the wood.
Busy schedules call for fast meals, and this egg bite maker can help you make quick snacks that are ready to eat before you head out the door. At less than two pounds, it's effortless to stash away in a cabinet once you are done cooking. Plus, it can even be used to make desserts, like mini cheesecakes, custard, and more.
Pop one of these brush heads into your drill, and it instantly transforms into a high-powered scrubber that can tackle all sorts of messes and the toughest grime. The bristles are made from tough nylon resistant to fraying yet still gentle enough that they won't damage delicate surfaces, like tile, porcelain, or even glass.
Hang this conversion chart up on your fridge so that it's within your line of sight the next time you need to convert ounces to tablespoons or even figure out how many liters are in a gallon. Its water-resistant finish lets you wipe it down with a damp rag if it gets dirty, and the magnetic backing means there's no extra tape or adhesive needed.
Whereas some at-home ice cream makers require you to shake them to get a smooth churn vigorously, this one features a built-in motor that does all the work for you. It can make up to four quarts of ice cream in just a few minutes, and the see-through lid lets you see how far along everything is without having to interrupt the churning process.
Cooking potatoes in the oven can take upwards of an hour. With these microwave bags, depending on the weight of the potato, you can do it in the microwave in just a few minutes. Each one is large enough to hold about four potatoes, and if you don't like potatoes, you can also use them for cooking yams, corn, tortillas, and more.
Preparing avocado usually requires one or two tools and a near-emergency room experience involving your fingers removing the seed. We are big fans of this avocado slicer. Its plastic blade is sharp enough to pierce avocados yet dull enough that it won't cut your hand open. The pitter in the center is made from stainless steel, and the slicing grate divides your avocado into seven even slices, all without having to dirty up a knife, spoon, and cutting board.
Cars, stairways, window sills, and couches. This cordless vacuum can help you clean deep into tight, hard-to-reach places. The rechargeable battery lasts for up to 12 minutes, making it perfect for smaller messes around the house. Plus, each order comes with a crevice tool and dusting brush included.
Getting your winged tips looking even on both eyes can take a bit of practice. Or, you can save yourself some stress and use these eyeliner stamps instead. Each order comes with two stamps (one for each eye), and the opposite ends feature a regular eyeliner pen so that you can make touch-ups as needed. The formula is also made to last all day long, as it's smudge-proof and waterproof.
Not only does this teeth whitening kit have thousands of four and five-star reviews on Amazon, most of the reviewers say they saw noticeable results after just one session. No wonder it is so popular; with a dentist-grade whitening gel formula combined with five powerful LED lights, together, they work to eliminate stains in the comfort of your own home. And unlike some whitening kits, this one is suitable for people with sensitive teeth.
Sticking your hand down your kitchen sink can be unnerving, especially if you have a garbage disposal. Luckily, the stiff bristles on this scrubber brush allows you to clean deep into drains without getting your hands too dirty, and many reviewers remark about how it's "easy to use." Say goodbye to clogged and stinky sinks.
Wear this magnetic wristband during your next DIY project, and it will securely hold all your nuts and bolts so that they are always conveniently within reach. It's made from perforated neoprene that allows your skin to breathe, and the magnets on the inside are so strong that you can even shake your arm without worrying about anything falling off.
Unlike some robot vacuums, this one is slim enough to fit underneath most furniture without getting stuck. Each order also includes boundary strips just in case there are places you don't want it to clean, and the powerful battery lasts for up to 100 minutes before needing to be recharged. You can even control it using voice commands once paired with Alexa or Google Home.
Whether you are making fresh salsa or cutting up meat cubes, the powerful 300-watt motor inside this food chopper can get the job done in just a few quick seconds. Unlike many choppers, this one runs at a near-silent level so that you won't wake the dead using it, and the blades are even made from sharp stainless steel.
Disposable dryer sheets are incredibly wasteful, whereas these wool dryer balls can be used for hundreds of loads. They can also save you money on your utility bill, as they help aerate your clothes while they tumble. The result? Your clothes will most likely dry faster than they do with dryer sheets, and they even help fluff them up so that there's no need to use fabric softener.
It only takes a few minutes with the help of easy-to-follow instructions to install this toilet cleaning system. You don't even need help from a plumber. It releases a dose of bleach with every flush, helping keep your bowl clean and clear from waste residues, and the included cartridge lasts for up to three months before it needs to be replaced.
Make sure that you use every inch of sandpaper on your DIY jobs by locking it into this handy sanding block. Not only does it help cut down on wasting sandpaper, but the spring-loaded clip is also large enough to accommodate multiple sheets of sandpaper at the same time. "Loads up easily with a quarter sheet strip of sandpaper and locks in place with no slippage," raved one reviewer. "Easy to grip and the rubber padding provides good contact with the workpiece."
Place one of these paper liners inside your air fryer, and it will save you cleaning up the barrel by catching any little bits of grease or debris that fall. They are oil-proof and non-stick, allowing for easy cleanup once your meal is done cooking. The heat-resistant design means they are safe to use in temperatures up to 428 degrees Fahrenheit.
Clip plastic baggies into these adjustable racks, and they will hold them open so that they are easy to fill up without dropping any of the contents. They can help save you stress when packing lunches or food prep; the adjustable frame means you can use them with bags of nearly any size. Plus, the non-slip rubber bases help keep them stable while you are filling.
Flipping an omelet can be a challenge no matter how skilled a chef you are, so if you love healthy protein-heavy meals getting this omelet and frittata maker is a no-brainer. Dual non-stick heating plates cook your omelet from above and below so that no flipping is necessary, and if you don't like eggs, you can also use them for cooking pizza pockets, empanadas, and other delicious snacks.
Not only can this hot brush help shorten the time it takes to get ready in the mornings, but the tufted bristles also let you curl it tightly into your roots to give them a little boost in volume. The combination of ceramic and ionic technology helps smooth away frizz, and since the heat is adjustable up to three levels, you can even use it with all types of hair.
Eating in the car can quickly become messy, but these dip clips will keep your dipping sauces from spilling all over. They are designed to fit nearly any fast food sauce container, or you can squeeze ketchup packets into them for easy dipping. And since they clip onto your air vents, your sauces are always conveniently within reach. Absolute genius.
Whether your leggings are pilling or your favorite throw blanket is becoming too fuzzy and shabby, this fabric shaver can help breathe new life into aging fabrics. The shaving head is adjustable, allowing you to use it with nearly any type of material and each order even comes with two replacement blades included.
Rather than dig around for items that have disappeared between your car seats, allow these genius Shark Tank cushions to stop everything from falling there in the first place. They are designed to work with most cars, as they will expand or contract as needed to fit into the gap. You also get a small credit card light to help you find anything that's managed to slip past the cushions.
If you are like me and constantly losing your keys, try looping this high-performance bluetooth tracking tile onto your lanyard. Once they've 'gone missing' again, you can use the smartphone app to have the tile let out a loud ring, making them easy to track down. Or, if you ever lose your phone, you can click the tile to make your phone start ringing, and it works even if it's in silent mode.