6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Real Simple’s mission, through its 17 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.
Dropel Cashmere T-Shirt
If you’ve been hesitant to invest in a cashmere sweater because of exorbitant dry cleaning costs and the unsettling suspicion something will stain it (no matter how careful you are!), there’s finally a solution for you on the market: This slim-fitting cashmere shirt that is entirely life-proof. Its fabric features water and stain-repellent technology and is machine washable. Save 15 percent on your purchase with code "Dropel 15".
To buy: $120; dropellabs.com.
BADgal Bang! Volumizing Mascara
This mascara uses gravity-defying technology to give you smudge-proof, water-resistant lift without all the bulk of other volumizing products. If that wasn’t enough: The applicator brush features 300 various-sized bristles to make sure you reach even the finest lash.
To buy: $24; sephora.com.
Umbra Flex Squeegee
Hate cleaning up the bathroom? This slim little squeegee stands up on your counter or shower so it’s always there to help keep messes in check (or defog the mirror).
To buy: $7; amazon.com.
Soggy Doggy Doormat
Don’t let a wet dog bring a rainy day (and all of its muddy gloom) inside. This super absorbent, quick-drying doormat keeps dirt from making its way into your home via doggy’s paws. Get a little too messy? Just throw it in the wash.
To buy: $40; chewy.com.
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