6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple’s mission, through its 15 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.

1

Flex Dispensing Scrubber

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Complete with a cleaning-solution dispenser and a heavy-duty pad, this power scourer helps you handily tackle your shower and other surfaces with ease.

To buy: $13, casabella.com.

Photo by Philip Friedman
2

Fresh Sugar Sport Treatment Sunscreen SPF 30

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Glide this water-resistant sunscreen on easy-to-forget spots that burn: lips, nose, and ears. It's hydrating (thanks to grapeseed oil), doesn't leave a residue, and smells like oranges.

To buy: $25, fresh.com.

Photo by Philip Friedman
3

Stroller Umbrella

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Attach this adjustable rain shield to the stroller's handle so you can navigate your precious cargo while dodging April showers.

To buy: $40, gomumbrella.com.

Photo by Philip Friedman


4

Hold-All Bra

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Five strategically and discreetly placed pockets keep essentials (phone, cash, credit card, hotel key) close by during workouts.

To buy: $60, thetravelbra.com.

Photo by Philip Friedman
5

Evergrn Crash Sack

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Keep cozy with this camping superstar. Designed with zippered holes for arms and legs, it lets you walk, eat, and kick back without ever leaving your cocoon.

To buy: $120, rei.com.

Photo by Philip Friedman
6

Likeways

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Designed to encourage local exploration, this app helps you discover hidden gems. Select where you’re going and what you’d like to see on your walk (coffee shops, art galleries, and more), and it will generate the most exciting route available.

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