Biodegradable Bamboo Mixing Bowls—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Shop a bug bite itch-reliever, fog-free glasses, and an anti-bacterial toothbrush.

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Summer vacation is lovely in theory, but sometimes things gets hectic and you wind up whittling the days away with random chores. While we don’t have a gadget that creates calm (if only!) this collection of clever items will help you tackle anything and everything under the sun. A bug bite suction tool that stops the itch, a kid-friendly macaron-making kit for rainy summer days, and fog-free glasses that are no match for humidity. All these handy helpers and more are all right below.

Anti-Bacterial Toothbrush

Doctor Plotka's silver-infused, anti-bacterial manual toothbrush

Ever worry that your toothbrush is teeming with bacteria? Now you don’t have to with Mouthwatcher’s Silver-infused toothbrush. Unlike traditional toothbrushes with plastic bristles, this toothbrush features long-lasting polyester, silver-infused bristles that naturally eliminate bacteria. The bristles are also 10 times thinner than average, allowing them to reach spots traditional toothbrushes can’t. 

Price at time of publish: $5

Bug Bite Itch-Reliever

The Bug Bite Thing bug bite itch-reliever suction tool

Sun's is out, bugs out. Arm yourself for bug bite season with this chemical-free suction tool that reduces stinging, itching, and swelling by drawing the insect saliva or venom off your skin. Since it's washable and endlessly reusable, you’re all set for the summer.

Price at time of publish: $10

Macaron-Making Kit

Lavender Macarons with Lemon Curd

Bored as heck inside during a heatwave or rainy day? Make some gorgeous macarons! This DIY baking kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions, pro pointers, and all the non-perishable ingredients you need to make 24 macarons.

Price at time of publish: $44

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Mixing Bowl Set

 Bamboozle Home 7 piece biodegradable bamboo mixing bowls set

A sustainable kitchen secret, Bamboozle makes the best (and cutest) mixing bowls made from eco-friendly bamboo. This seven-piece nesting set is durable, moisture resistant, heat tolerant, and dishwasher safe. When you’re through with them (way down the line), they break down easily, leaving little to no environmental impact.

Price at time of publish: $80

Self-Defense Keychain

Pink Marble Self Defense Keychain

The perfect practical graduation gift, this keychain wristlet comes with all the essentials (hand sanitizer and a cute pompom), plus handy self-defense gadgets—a LED light, safety alarm, optional pepper spray, and a kubotan (for easily breaking glass in an emergency).

Price at time of publish: $45

Fog-Free Eye Glasses

Clearspecs anti-fogging reading glasses

Fog-free glasses? Yep, they exist. Clearspecs readers are made with premium quality acetate, stainless steel hinges, and double-coated, anti-fog lenses. They’ll stay crystal clear through your morning coffee, afternoon run, or whenever you need to wear a mask.

Price at time of publish: $85

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