27 Most Useful Gifts That Make Life Easier
Not all gifts are created equal. While some might be good for a quick laugh, the best gifts are those that provide genuine value to the lives of your friends and families. Shopping for useful gifts as an adult is much harder than expected, though; when your companions can buy whatever they need, how do you discover an original product that still solves a concern in their life? In this list, you will find an array of unique, undeniably practical products with the potential to make your loved one’s life better than they ever could have imagined.
Best Useful Gifts
8T8 5 in 1 Lamp Socket Adapter Splitter
Looking for a bright gift idea for your loved ones? How about a practical gift as bright as 5 25-Watt light bulbs? Simply screw the 8T8 lightbulb splitter into an empty light socket and improve its brightness by a multitude of 5. The 8T8 bulb holder is a quality light fixture for all those spaces that remain perpetually dim. Commercial and residential spaces can safely make use of this useful light thanks to the high-quality, fireproof build, providing any single lamp socket the potential to bring back the light to your loved one’s eyes as well as their home.
Kuhn Rikon Can Opener
From time to time, we all struggle with the agony of a jar too tight to unscrew or a bottle cap that refuses to give. Whether you live alone or are simply too proud to ask a friend for help, the Kuhn Rikon ensures that you never have to go without a bottle or jar again. By locking onto jars and cans without the need to clamp down, this powerful jar opener is especially useful for those who struggle with chronic pain and are eager to reclaim their independence. Unlike other similar gifts, it doesn’t cut metal or require force to work, making it safe and practical for any loved one to work.
NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender
Wi-Fi is essential in the modern-day, so shouldn’t it be easier to connect to your home network? If limited range has made using your Wi-Fi a pain, NETGEAR has a simple, compact gift boasting big potential for your work-from-home routine. Adding an additional 1000-square foot of coverage to your Wi-Fi and connecting to more than a dozen devices, the NETGEAR is a useful gift for those in a crowded home or office, and for those whose Wi-Fi port remains just out of range of their home computer. Wired Ethernet supports additional online work, accommodating high-speed streaming and gaming the whole family can enjoy.
Destruct HDD Erase Tool
Once you’ve finished with confidential information, you don’t want anyone to lay eyes on it. Where factory restarts or the recycling bin provide limited effectiveness for those most careful about their digital footprint, the Destruct hard drive eraser obliterates stored data beyond the point of recovery. It is more than just a useful gift; For those in fields where maintaining privacy is key, this powerful USB is essential for eliminating old data that no one should be able to acquire.
Legrand Wireless Phone Charger
While charging a phone is a necessary daily struggle, securing an outlet, managing tangled chords, and making space for devices is never pleasant, especially not in a busy office setting. The Legrand wireless charger is a useful addition to the arsenal of any working professional low on patience and/or time to spare. Replace the eye-sore of intertwined cords with the sleek design of the Legrand wireless charger to enjoy an improved, efficient workspace where you can focus on what really matters. Light cues within this useful charger ensure that once you’re fully powered again, you’ll always be in the loop and ready to take action.
Peeps Eyeglass Lens Cleaner
Despite how many of us wear glasses, how many people take the time to care for this essential eyewear? The Peeps glasses cleaner makes it easier than ever to maintain pristine, crystal clear vision, swapping out the hassle of managing a swath of cloth with the effective microfiber touch of NASA-approved grip. Gone are the days of squinting through fingerprint smudges and unsightly streaks; With the useful Peeps glasses cleaner nearby, a person is always ready to deal with a mess if and when it makes itself known. Get the useful gift for yourself and you will literally see the difference!
Water bottles are supposed to be an environmental, clean solution to the amount of plastic waste produced by single-use bottles. But how clean is your water bottle? With a gift as thorough as Bottle Bright, don’t leave the cleanliness of your bottle up to chance! Made with natural, environmentally-friendly ingredients, it leaves a water bottle looking and smelling as good as new. Gift your body clean water without struggling to scrub an awkwardly-shaped bottle with a useful cleaner that is tough on stains and gentle to the body at the same time.
iRoller Touchscreen Screen Cleaner
Touchscreens go through a great deal of wear and tear throughout the day. With countless sets of hands smudging up the screen over the hours, sometimes you just need to take the time to tidy up. iRoller is a useful gift for the individual who is fed up with unrelenting stains on their favorite devices; At just 3.5-inches in length, the iRoller is small enough to bring to work, school, or wherever your devices might be kept, promising every tablet and smartphone will look as good as new once the gifting season ends.
Portable Chair Booster
As a toddler grows, they need a chair that can grow with them. Classic booster seats can be difficult to manage to just plain uncomfortable for your youngest loved ones; KABOOST eliminates the discomfort by removing the “seat” from the equation. By attaching to the leg chairs rather than the seat, young friends and family can sit as comfortably as the rest of their family while still benefiting from the extra height boost KABOOST provides (3.75-inches or 4.5-inches in height). At just 3.5-pounds, it is light, portable, and useful for the growing family dedicated to the comfort of every single one of their kin.
VinniBag Inflatable Travel Bag
Planes are notorious for being a bit rough on your luggage, so travel secure in the knowledge that your possessions are receiving some additional care from their carry-ons. The VinniBag protects bottles and other valuables from the damage done by turbulence and take-off by suspending each in a pocket of thin air. No longer will bottles clatter about within a suitcase as you search for your seat in the economy; From now on, this useful bag will ensure that your possessions are gifted even more luxury on your flight than you are. Frequent flyers, take note!
The LaySee Pillow
When you’re relaxing around the house, nothing is more important than being comfortable. A day off is only as cozy as your worst pillow, so get your loved one a relaxing gift that makes every weekend a trip to cloud nine. LaySee is a supportive foam pillow designed to provide complete comfort to every hardworking individual – in particular, those challenged in the visual department. Thanks to a well-placed cutout, glasses-wearers are able to lie down with their lenses on and enjoy relaxing, pain-free lounging in bed, on the sofa, or lounging around the backyard. With an eco-friendly Tencel cover that stays soothingly cool through every use, LaySee offers your loved ones an ethical, practical solution to the woes of napping with glasses.
Plott Cubit Smart VR Measuring Tool
For the impulsive homeowner, the danger of finishing half a renovation only to find that the furniture no longer fits the space is all too real a concern. Turning a home into a fresh, fun space shouldn’t be a cause of stress, and the practical Plott tool is here to make it so. Capable of virtually measuring length and width within 1/8 of an inch of their actual size, Plott can guarantee that a design plan works before you so much as lift a finger. Design your dream space in the corresponding Cubit app, or wing it and make changes in real-time using powerful Bluetooth. If your loved one is desperate to shake up the home, Plott is just the useful gift to make the dream a reality.
Wicker Woven Storage Bin for Stairs
Finding storage space is the eternal struggle of a homeowner. When your loved one’s coats no longer fit the coat closet and their shoes are strewn about the floor, you know it’s time to gift them a new storage solution. The Birdrock basket is a practical organization tool for those low on space and high on clutter. With its multilevel base, the useful stair basket takes advantage of the dead space along the edge of the staircase, creating storage where you might never have thought to put it before. Gorgeous wicker exterior hides clutter to create calm and order, and the convenient handles ensure ease when the time comes to eventually return said clutter to its proper place. 16-inches at its highest, the basket can provide most standard staircases with impressive storage that can’t be beaten.
Luxafor Flag LED Busy Light Indicator
For some of your colleagues, any interruption from the daily grind is a welcome one. However, this next gift is for those who loathe being pulled out of the zone when they’re at their most productive. Luxafor is a simple gift in theory: when your co-worker is available to talk, they can set the small USB flag to green; when busy, they just change the color and go about their day. The practical value of this simple idea is priceless, though, ensuring that your companions get the time they need to focus on work and that colleagues never need to worry about interrupting at a critical time. With numerous colors and strobing patterns available, Luxafor ensures that office communication is about to get a whole lot more efficient.
Meister Ice No-Swell Stainless Steel Compress
In an ideal world, cuts and bruises would never be a concern. Unfortunately, from time to time we all end up with painful swelling that refuses to subside. Clumsy companions and fragile friends know the value of preparing for the inevitable, and Meister is the most practical preparation they could hope for. A heavy-duty, MMA-worthy compress, the 5.5-centimeter Meister is effective and reliable. Just screw open the lid, fill the Meister with water, and store it in the fridge for a rainy day. Once removed, the stainless steel surface will stay icy cold for up to two hours while the rubber handle protects sensitive hands from the chill. So, while you can’t cure your loved one’s clumsiest tendencies, with the useful gift, you can certainly help alleviate the worst of their pains.
TISUR Titanium Bolt Integrated Toothpick
You can’t plan when you’ll next need a toothpick, nor when you’re next going to see one, but at least you can make sure you’re prepared when the time does arrive. If your friends or family are sensitive to the food trapped in their teeth or the thought of using a toothpick touched by a stranger’s sticky fingers, TISUR is the practical solution that you never knew existed. A lightweight useful gift designed to fit on your loved one’s keychain, this reusable toothpick is an eco-friendly, hygienic alternative to single-use wooden toothpicks from a bucket in a restaurant. Durable titanium build ensures that it stands up to even the toughest foods, allowing its owner to leave each meal feeling comfortable and clean.
Heavy-Duty Wrap-It Storage Straps
Wires are infamous for their ability to tangle, so it’s about time you found a practical gift that conquers the knottiest of cords. Wrap-It transforms knotted, messy piles of wires into practical loops that are simple to store and pleasing to see. Available in a number of sizes and even in multi-packs, there’s no reason for a garage or shed to remain an unsightly mess – the grommet on the largest Wrap-Its can support up to 50-pounds upon a single hook! Don’t waste any more time untangling wires as and when you need them; you and your loved ones can devote this year to organizing solutions built to last a lifetime.
STEAM CLIP Multi-Tool
Ironing has essentially become a skill of the past, but sometimes, it truly is essential to unwrinkle your clothes. Scruffy colleagues needn’t worry about picking up the iron, though – with this practical gift, preserving a neat wardrobe is as simple as taking a shower! The Steam Clip supports wrinkled garments in the bathroom, relying on the steam from your shower and the power of gravity to restore your clothing’s neat, clean-cut appearance. This multi-tool works on every shower with every hanger, offering a practical solution to wrinkles no matter how far work might take you. Don’t make a bad first impression again; order 1, 2, or 4 and revitalize your wardrobe with ease.
Methven Adjustable Shower Arm Mount
Showering might be a regular necessity, but for many, this act is more than a practical part of the daily routine. A good shower serves as a relaxing break from the chaotic outside world, granting you a moment of peace to focus on your own needs. Methven shower heads take your escape and transform into as soothing and stress-free an experience as possible. Delivering a 25% stronger spray force and twice the coverage of a traditional shower, Methven showerheads provide a luxuriously powerful clean all in a water-efficient package. Combined with incredible limescale resistance, Methven removes all the stress from the shower experience, giving your loved ones the freedom to enjoy their aquatic oasis to the extreme.
KeySmart Key Holder and Keychain Organizer
Bulky, jangling keychains are a standard part of adult life. That doesn’t mean you can’t improve upon this expected feature, though – with the right practical gift, of course. KeySmart key holder is the ideal storage solution for those loved ones frustrated with their weighty pocket full of keys. By storing up to 8, 14, or 22 keys (size dependent) in a slim, lightweight frame, your family and friends can enjoy a stylish, functional alternative to their messy keychain. No tools are required to attach house keys, office keys, or even your car keys to the KeySmart – just an orderly adult fed up with jingling keyrings! Available in 5 unique color variations, the KeySmart keychain organizer is an attractive storage option for all of your practical colleagues and friends.
Professional Hands-Free Binocular Glasses
Enjoying the gorgeous scenery of the world is a beautiful, stress-relieving pastime. Unfortunately, that enjoyment is only going to last as long as your arm muscles do. Standard binoculars, though essential for discovering every incredible inch of the natural world, are awkward, weighty, and all in all, impractical for extended use. Binocular glasses offer a new, functional perspective to the experience. With 3x magnification and green film optics lenses, it allows your loved one to take in the view with minimum eye strain and zero shoulder ache. Adjustable nose pads and arms only sweeten the deal, ensuring a comfortable fit for short-term and long-term use in the field. With the professional opera glasses, it’s easy to see the value of a practical, well thought out gift.
Suck UK Sushi Tape
Your loved one might be a stickler for gifts that are practical rather than fun, but have you considered a gift that is both? The tape is a must-have accessory around the house, an essential that everyone reaches for time and again, and Suck UK washi tape is as functional as any. What sets Suck UK apart from other brands is the original design of each roll or tape; Who can resist the appeal of a neatly-wrapped sushi roll? Or, if sushi isn’t to your loved one’s taste, order a set of donut tape, space tape, or even traditional memo pad tape! Each set of 4 tape rolls not only serves a practical need, but also injects a dose of fun into your serious loved one’s day; that doesn’t suck at all!
Readerest Magnetic Eyeglass & ID Badge Holder
Pockets are a luxury that we don’t appreciate until they’re gone. Holding glasses, badges, or similar essentials without a handy pocket is truly a torturous experience. Who would’ve thought one little clip could solve all your problems? Readerest magnetic clips, available in 5 different colors, provide a neat, professional place to carry badges, headphones, and more without hassle. As easy to apply as any pin but without causing damage to their clothing, your loved ones will appreciate the ease in rocking this handy little clip. Readerest magnetic clips are the useful gift for those professionals seeking a practical, American-made solution to a lack of pockets – 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Inkbox Freehand Semi Permanent Tattoos
Tattoos are undeniably cool, but practical minds understand the commitment that goes along with each intricate ink. Inkbox temporary tattoos allow those unsure about going under the needle a chance to try out the tattoo of their dreams without the lifetime commitment of a true tattoo. After developing over 24 to 36 hours, each temporary tattoo lasts for up to 2 weeks – more than enough time to decide whether or not their dreamed design is really for them. Easy and painless to apply, Inbox temporary tattoos make a great gift for those unable or unwilling to commit to a permanent tattoo.
Ghost Wire 2.0 Super Flat Adhesive Speaker Wire
Unsightly wires are the pain of every practical perfectionist. Sure, wires running throughout the house are a regular occurrence in the 21st century, but that doesn’t mean your loved ones want to look at them! Sewell flat adhesive grants your friends and family a tidy solution to messy wires – a flat, durable, conducting tape that can be painted over. Available in various lengths and in packs of 2 or 4, you can be sure that your loved ones will receive more than enough of this electric gift to create the efficient modern home they’ve always imagined.
PackIt Flex Bento Food Storage Container
Packing a lunch for school or work is practical in terms of cost and environmental impact, but the standard lunchbox isn’t always the most convenient carrying vessel. Minimize the washing up for your colleagues by giving them the versatile Bento box that conforms to each and every meal. The PackIt Bento box comes with 2 adjustable dividers inside, allowing your chef to a section of the container however they please. Now, your family and friends can take advantage of their entire 54-ounce lunch container without worrying about cross-contamination of flavors. Spill-resistant, dishwasher safe, and microwave safe, the PackIt Bento box makes lunch a breeze from preparation to clean up.
No-Mess Tuna Can Strainer
Kitchen prep is always a process worth streamlining. Messy and tedious, any gift that simplifies the cooking process is well worth receiving. The Prepworks colander is a practical gift for the reluctant chef in your life – the one who’d rather be anywhere but the kitchen, and whose diet consists primarily of canned goods and pre-made meals. A colander that attaches directly to an open can, Prepworks guarantees mess-free straining of fruits, vegetables, and other canned goods. This handy colander, being both small and affordable, is a minor addition to the kitchen, but one with the potential to redefine cooking for your practical, culinarily-stunted companions.
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