6 Items to Simplify Your Life
Deluxe Antibacterial Brush Set
Breaking out? You may need to break up with your makeup tools, which can carry blemish-causing bacteria. These select Sephora Pro foundation and concealer brushes have that flaw covered: Antibacterial-coated bristles help repel dirt and bacteria to steer your complexion clear.
To buy: $60, sephora.com.
Featured October 2012
Twisting Tea Ball
Loose tea is more flavorful; bagged tea is less messy. With this scoop, you get the best of both worlds; pack leaves into the ball, twist shut, and dunk straight into a mug.
To buy: $10, oxo.com.
Doxie Go + Wi-Fi
You scan important papers to fight clutter, yet most scanners take up half your desk. Not the 10.5-inch Doxie Go, which weighs less than a pound, stores up to 600 pages, and transmits everything wirelessly (no cords!) to your Mac or PC.
To buy: $229, including Wi-Fi bundle, getdoxie.com.
Compact Salad Server Set
Trade the often bulky salad tongs that are notorious for jamming drawers for this streamlined set. The two serving utensils lock together and lay flat for convenient storage, but easily snap apart come dinnertime. Available in white or green.
To buy: $10, josephjoseph.com.
Americans spend about $3.75 billion each year on seasonal cards. Now some of that money can go to a good cause in addition to spreading good cheer. This site lists more than 150 organizations, including the American Cancer Society and the National Wildlife Federation, that sell holiday cards to aid their programs. Search by the charity name or type. For many, you can see what percentage of the proceeds benefits the cause.
Wish you could find a strapless version of your beloved T-shirt bra? This site can help you locate one or recommend versions based on your preferences: Type the name and model of your favorite and it searches hundreds of brands for bras in different styles (convertible, sexy, sporty) that have a similar fit.
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