6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple’s mission, through its 15 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.


Dr. Jart+ Dermask


These potent, single-use face masks bring the dermatologist to your bathroom. (No appointment necessary). Remove the film liner and apply to clean skin, wait a few minutes—ahh—then peel off and rub in the excess.

To buy: From $6, sephora.com.

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Wall Mount Grocery Bag Dispenser


Mount this dispenser on a pantry wall to finally corral that snarl of plastic bags under the sink, so you'll actually be able to find one when you need it.

To buy: $10, simplehuman.com.

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Dreamfarm Gripet Quick Grip Note Refrigerator Organizer


Still prefer handwritten reminders? Attach this note holder to the door of your refrigerator to keep grocery lists, coupons, and recipes in order.

To buy: $25, amazon.com.

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Le Mystere Adjustable Plunge Bra


Low-cut party dresses are no longer a challenge for large busts, thanks to this breakthrough bustier. With removable straps and a front closure that can be unhooked to accommodate deep, deeper, and deepest necklines, this style helps sizes 32B to 38E achieve a seamless profile. Also in nude.

To buy: $69, lemystere.com.

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Vicks Sweet Dreams Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier


Help relieve dry air while creating a whimsical environment with this humidifier, which projects kid-friendly images onto the ceiling. Dual scent pad slots emit soothing Vicks vapors.

To buy: $60, vickshumidifiers.com.

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There a million things on your mind. Remembering to replace your toothbrush or its electrical head every three months shouldn't be one of them. Quip ships those (and toothpaste) right to your door, right on time.

To buy: $5 to $30 for a three-month supply, getquip.com.

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