6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple's mission, through its 16 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.


Luna Play by Foreo Cleansing Brushes


Palm-size and portable (no charger needed), these cleansing brushes have silicone nubs that pulsate 8,000 times a minute to give a deep clean. Apply face wash, then glide the device over skin.

To buy: $39, foreo.com.

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Altec Lansing Mini H20 Speaker


Play your tunes in the pool with this compact, water-tight boom box that bangs out beats for up to six hours. In five colors.

To buy: $40, target.com.

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Deviled Egg Platter


The platter holds two dozen halves nicely in place, and the stoneware material keeps it all cool. In eight colors.

To buy: $50, lecreuset.com.

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Byredo Toile Textile Perfume


Perfume ever stained your blouse? Get a whiff of this: this unisex perfume is made with a low concentration of oil, so its fresh cotton scent can be misted on skin, clothes, or sheets without leaving a mark.

To buy: $62, byredo.com.

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Clip-On Sunglasses


These stylish eyeglasses come with removable UV lenses so you can switch from specs to sunnies in a matter of seconds.

To buy: $142 for combo, toms.com.

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Having trouble fitting spin class into your schedule? Just jump on a bike and plug in your headphones. This app will bring the music and instructors to you—anytime, anywhere.

To buy: $10 per month, after a free 30-day trial, itunes.com.

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