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September 02, 2016
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The days are getting shorter, but that shouldn’t affect your exercise routine. Thread these LED-speckled laces into your sneakers for extra visibility during runs and walks.To buy: $15, amazon.com.
Philip Friedman
Philip Friedman

1
Selfie-Stick 
Phone Case

Front-facing camera fans, rejoice! This hard-shell cover with a built-in arm extension helps you capture the perfect por
trait anytime—without the 
extra equipment.

To buy: $50, flipitcase.com.

Ralph Smith

2
Makeup Academy Pro Makeup Correcting Pen

Swiftly sweep away eye-makeup smudges and 
lipstick smears with this do-it-all correcting pen. If the tip gets dirty or dries out, replace it with one of the three extras included 
in the clear cap.

To buy: $8, cvs.com.

Philip Friedman

3
Evolving Baby Bottle

This 100 percent 
stainless-steel bottle has interchangeable silicone tops that grow with your 
child from infancy to toddlerhood.

To buy: $18, purastainless.com.

Philip Friedman

4
Light-Up Laces

The days are getting shorter, but that shouldn’t affect your exercise routine. Thread these LED-speckled laces into your sneakers for extra visibility during runs and walks.

To buy: $15, amazon.com.

Ralph Smith

5
Kleenex Exfoliating Cushions

Run these Kleenex cushions (yes, Kleenex!) under water to activate the frothy, papaya-infused cleanser. Massage the smooth side over skin for a gentle wash, or use the nubby side as an exfoliator.

To buy: $10 for 12, target.com.

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6
Bug and Weed Identifier

If a critter is destroying your vegetable garden, select the season and region and this free app points to what you're dealing with. Still stumped by what's buzzing about in your kitchen? Just take a picture and an expert will help identify it