27 Genius Little Products That’ll Breathe New Life Into The Things You Already Own

27 Genius Little Products That’ll Breathe New Life Into The Things You Already Own

There’s no better time than the present to give your things a ~zhuzh~!

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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These all-natural multipurpose wipes that will kill bacteria, wipe off gunk and grime, and make everything smell minty fresh. Each wipe contains a mix of botanical ingredients (like mint essential oil and eucalyptus fragrance), and since there are no synthetic additions either, you can feel good using these on just about every surface.

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This neat herb-preserving hutch, so delicate herbs like dill, mint, or basil can last longer than five minutes in the fridge. The built-in dividers make it easy to keep herbs organized and tangle-free, and the clear top means you always know exactly how much you have left. Plus, the top is vented to allow circulation.

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This crazy-strong Gorilla tape that’ll basically help hold your entire life together. You’ll be able to use it to seal up leaky camping equipment, do quick repairs on tools, and just about everything in between. And reviewers say it’s virtually impossible to remove, standing up to rain, heat, and humidity like nobody’s business.


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Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.58 (available in three sizes and three packs).

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This powerful liquid cleanser that will remove rust, tarnish, soap scum, lime, and hard water deposits. The surfaces in your bathroom, kitchen, and cookware will get the crisp, high-shine finish of your dreams, and you won’t have to spend hours of cleaning to get them that way!


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Reviewers can’t stop raving about how effective it is at removing stains and build-up with minimal effort. A little goes a long way, too!

Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.64.

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Some clipper oil that’ll help your groomer work smoothly through all the at-home trims. Regularly oiling the blades of your clipper means they work more efficiently and last a LOT longer, too.

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These all-natural leather cleaning wipes, so you can protect your favourite footwear from everything Mother Nature throws at it. They’ll make quick work of mud, grime, dust, and (#BLESS) salt stains on virtually all shoes — even delicate suede.

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This fully-loaded sewing kit that contains everything you’ll need to mend holes, reattach buttons, and make small alterations to just about everything. It contains over 110 pieces, and so many colours of thread, matching it to your clothes won’t be a problem.

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This USB-powered fabric shaver that will protect your sweaters, socks, blankets, and scarves from pilling. A quick once-over with this handy tool will make them all look like new, so you can save money (and your favourite sweaters).


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You can plug it into any power bank, laptop, or USB charging cube, and because it’s not rechargeable, you never have to worry about it dying unexpectedly. It’s incredibly lightweight, too, so it’s great to take on the go. It does have built-in snag protection, but be sure you’re using it on a flat surface just in case.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

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A double-ended electronics cleaning brush that will get in all the awkward crevies of your devices and give them the deep clean they (let’s face it) desperately need. Reviewers say it’s the perfect tool for cleaning out all the weird little spots that other products can’t reach.


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This lil’ guy does double duty like nobody’s business. The soft-bristled brush sweeps away dust and grime, while the tiny silicone wiper grabs all the dirt specks from hard-to-reach places.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.29+ (available in two colours).


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The process of applying the wax can get a bit messy, so go ahead and get yourself this handy lil’ applicator to make things easier on yourself.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.95+ (available in two sizes and two scents).

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A handheld garment steamer that will bust annoying wrinkles in moments, and leave your clothes looking and feeling fresher than ever. It heats up in just 25 seconds, and can be used on just about any fabric — easy-peasy!


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Reviewers call this puppy a “game-changer,” saying it removes wrinkles quickly, easily, and without leaving streaks or wet marks.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $76.83.

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A frozen herb keeper that’ll basically turn any fresh leafy herb into a handy popsicle that you can chop or grate into your meals. Just pop in some freshly-washed herbs, and stash it in the freezer. When you’re craving some herbal action, twist the top — then just cut or grate over your dish!


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Reviewers say it’s helped them manage waste, and to enjoy out-of-season herbs all year round.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

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These Mr. Clean Magic Eraser sheets that’ll help you scrub all the nooks and crannies of your home. They’re basically a super flexible (but equally durable) cousin of the much-beloved originals, and can be used to clean everything from your stovetop to the inside of the microwave.

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This powerful air duster that’ll literally blow all the dust and debris right out of your electronics. You can use short bursts to blast crumbs from between keys or prevent dust build-up on computer fans. There’s even a long stem included that’ll funnel the air into tight spaces!


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Reviewers say this duster is worth every penny. The can may get a bit frosty with prolonged use, but that’s okay — just set it aside for a few minutes and then it’s good to reuse.

Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $10.90.

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This magical shoe stretch spray that’ll help snug footwear fit like an absolute dream. And it’s incredibly easy to use — just spray it generously on your shoes, slip on a pair of your thickest socks, and putter around your place until the shoes dry.


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Reviewers say that it doesn’t damage leather or other materials, and love that they can finally have perfectly-fitted footwear.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.38.

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These vacuum seal bottle stoppers that’ll keep precious liquids (like wine) tasting fresh long after you’ve opened the bottle. They’re ridiculously easy to use — just pop one of the included stoppers into the open bottle, then use the handheld vacuum to suction out the air and create an airtight seal on the bottle. Done!


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Get the set of vacuum and two stoppers on Amazon Canada for $16.94+ (available in two colours).

17.

An all-natural yoga mat spray that’ll help keep your exercise equipment sanitized and smelling fresh. Thanks to a naturally anti-microbial combo of peppermint, tea tree, and lavender oils, your yoga mat will get the deep clean it needs.

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This non-toxic leather honey that’ll help clean everything from grimy boots to worn-down handbags in a matter of minutes. Just swipe it on with a soft cloth, and watch as it eliminates grime, grease, dirt, oil, and tough stains from all kinds of leather and vinyl. It even makes short work of unpleasant odours and dye transfer.


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Reviewers say it applies a bit sticky, but just let it sit overnight and stickiness is banished! BRB, putting this in my cart as we speak.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.95.

19.

This moisturizing tattoo ointment that’ll help heal your fresh ink and give older tattoos the refresh they’ve been craving. Applying a thin layer of this balm will make a huge difference in the amount of itch and peeling you might experience after getting a new tattoo.

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This magic scuff eraser that’ll help clean up suede and nubuck like nobody’s business. You don’t need any water, either, so there’s no mess — just make sure you take it slow on coloured fabrics to make sure you don’t lift the dye.

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A Mason jar tap that’ll help you finally make use of all those jars you’ve got stashed in your cupboards. The best part is that it works with any regular-mouth Mason jar, so you can swap out bigger or smaller ones depending on what you’re using it for.

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These cedar clothes protectors and moth repellants, so you don’t have to stress that your out-of-season clothing has turned into a snack for bugs. There’s nothing worse than pulling out your favourite sweater, only to find it’s been munched on.


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Get a set of 71 pieces on Amazon Canada for $14.78 (available in two set options).

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This protective spray that’s basically like applying liquid armour to every surface in (and on!) your car. Reviewers love that it never looks or feels greasy, but still gives everything a satiny sheen — all while protecting their car from environmental factors and daily wear.


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One application lasts for weeks, too, so you don’t have to spend all your time reapplying.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.97+ (available in three sizes).

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This neat shoe shine kit that’ll help you keep your footwear looking 👌👌👌. You’ll get two specialized brushes, two tins of polish, and a cleaning cloth to keep all kinds of shoes in tip-top shape. And since it’s all in a neat zippered case, it’s easy to take on the go.

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These nutrient-dense fertilizer spikes that will keep your greenery happy and healthy (even when you forget to water them). They can even help revive those on the verge of death, and save you from unnecessary plant funerals.


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One package has enough spikes to keep a plant fed for two months.

Get a pack of 24 on Amazon Canada for $9.49.

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These durable peel-and-stick subway tiles that’ll help you update your kitchen without doing costly and time-consuming renovations. The flexible and humidity-resistant tiles work well in bathrooms, too.


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The three dimensional embossed design looks virtually indistinguishable from real tile. And reviewers say they’re pretty easy to install, too!

Get a pack of five sheets on Amazon Canada for $32.97+ (available in four colours, and in packs of ten).

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And lastly, these hand-painted ceramic knobs that’ll breathe new life into old furniture. They’ll add some vintage flair to even the most plain bathroom or kitchen cabinets, and you won’t have to put in the work of replacing your existing ones.


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Each piece is unique, and because of their longer posts, can even be used to replace knobs on antique furniture. Consider them your revamping secret weapon!

Get a set of 20 knobs on Amazon Canada for $42.86+ (available in five colours).

You, falling in love with your stuff all over again:


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