Real Simple’s mission, through its 19 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.

By Brandi Broxson
May 24, 2019
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The moisture-wicking undershirt has a tapered shape to keep it tucked in (with no bunching) all day. The collar is designed to lie flat and not stretch out. Also comes in a V-neck style.

To buy: $40;


This barbecue essential has an extra-long, 10-inch stem, so your hands are far from the heat when you check temps. Storage sleeve included.

To buy: $17;


Formulated by a florist, this biodegradable mix (available in 15 fragrances) is made with dried botanicals, rather than bulky artificial fillers, to scent a room for at least three months.

To buy: $30 for a jar;


This dishwasher-safe toy is infused with mint essential oil to freshen your pet’s breath while he chews or plays fetch. It’s recyclable when the fun’s over.

To buy: $9 for 2;


These cheeky 13-by-13-inch towels, made with low-lint organic cotton, give guests permission to remove makeup. Even better, the fabric is resistant to bleaching by benzoyl peroxide (found in some acne treatments).

To buy: $40 for 2;


Grind salt, pepper, or dried herbs to your desired coarseness with one touch. The built-in light lets you see exactly how much has been dispensed. In four colors.

To buy: $40 for 2;