Collapsible Food Storage Containers—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

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Shop a volumizing dry shampoo, a portable steamer iron, and a magnetic gym towel.



It's officially back-to-school season! While we don’t love the transition from beach bags to backpacks, we do love these multi-tasking items that help make the season change as seamless as possible. Shop thickening dry shampoo to revive flat and flimsy hair between washes; collapsible containers for lunch and leftovers that are easy to store; and a magnetic gym towel that basically hangs itself whether you're at home, the gym, or your Pilates studio.

Thickening Dry Shampoo


Dry shampoo is already a midweek savior, and this one does more than just refresh. This thickening dry shampoo, new from Drybar, makes any hairstyle last by absorbing excess oil and creates the look of fuller, denser, bouncier locks.

Price at time of publish: $28

Portable Steamer Iron


We all want crisply ironed clothing, but who has time to whip out the ironing board for every outfit, or the space to pack a full steamer in their suitcase? This viral two-in-one steam iron is the perfect solution: It's like a compact hair straightener for your clothes! It comes with six fabric settings, requires no ironing board, and is travel-friendly. Check, check, and check.

Price at time of publish: $120

Adaptive Zip Pants


Befree is dedicated to making life easier for people with limited mobility and temporary or permanent disabilities, and its adaptive zip-on pants are designed precisely with them in mind. These comfy pants are made from a lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric, have an elastic waist, and deep front pockets—but their most impressive feature: Both legs unzip completely for easier dressing and undressing (standing up or lying down) without having to pull them over your legs like traditional pants. Ideal for those with casts, braces, or other medical equipment, too.

Price at time of publish: $55

Collapsible Food Storage Containers


Save space and food with these collapsible silicone storage containers from Stojo. These beauties are dishwasher safe, plus easy to stack, store, and keep organized (the dream). Shop a wide array of colors, sizes, and containers styles to suit your every storage need.

Price at time of publish: $25

Shampoo-Dispensing Dog Brush


Bath time can be a challenge if your pet hates water. To keep things simpler, try this shampoo-dispensing foaming scrubber with soft silicone bristles that de-shed and exfoliate. Fill it with pet shampoo and water, shake to mix, then watch as suds magically appear.

Price at time of publish: $6

Magnetic Gym Towel


Questionable towels at the gym? Bring this absorbent, fast-drying towel with you instead. What sets it apart is the removable magnet that lets you hang it on any gym equipment, workout machine, and more while you get your sweat on.

Price at time of publish: $29

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