Stylish Ear Plugs—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

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Get ready for sunny days, lounging in the park, grilling in the backyard, and summer concerts with these clever items by your side. This week we're marrying the pretty with the practical—and the star? Inconspicuous ear plugs that look good, feel comfortable, and protect your ears, all without ruining your summer concert experience. We also found a cool trucker hat with a sturdy brim and Velcro patch for easy personalization; a TikTok-famous dry hair mask that restores your locks while you're on the go; and a roll-up pet mat with pop-up food and water bowls. All these helpful products and more, right here.

Leave-In Hair Repair Mask


If your hair is begging for moisture after a long, dry winter, give your tresses a restorative boost—without the endless products and inconvenient soaking times. IGK Antisocial Dry Hair Mask took Tiktok by storm and is making this hair mask routine easy to fit into your busy lifestyle. All you need to do is spray it on dry hair, brush through, and go. It repairs, softens, and adds shine without ruining your blowout.

Price at time of publish: $68

Collapsible Dog Bowl Mat


When you're on the go, your dog goes with you, and this collapsible silicone food mat from Frisco makes it easy to travel with a furry family member. It wipes clean in seconds and is also dishwasher safe machine washable, two bowls for water and food pop up when unrolled, and once dinner is done, just put it in the dishwasher, or wipe it clean, roll it back up, and carry it away with you.

Price at time of publish: $10

Ear Plugs


Need a little buffer between your eardrums and the music? Forget the bulky ear muffs and try a pair of earplugs from Loop. These plugs, which look like cute, minimalist jewelry, come in a variety of colors and chromes and fit snugly into your ears no matter how hard you're dancing. With 18 decibels of filtered noise reduction, interchangeable ear tips, and a patented acoustic channel and mesh, they keep sound quality clear and your ears safe and comfortable.

Price at time of publish: $35

Retainer Cleaner


Don’t forget to wear your retainer—and don't forget to sanitize it! Seriously. We know it’s a drag, with the added lisp and having to brush it every time you wear it but is here to help. This Dental Pod Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine will do the dirty work for you—and it's not half-bad looking, if we do say so ourselves. Pop your retainer, aligners, or mouth guards into the cleaning pod and let its high-frequency ultrasonic waves work their magic on bacteria, plaque, and grime.

Price at time of publish: $100

Electric Lighter


It’s grilling season, and no BBQ is complete without this sleek, eco-friendly USB Rechargeable Lighter for everything from citronella candles to charcoal grills. This contemporary lighter is made from zinc alloy with a lithium-ion battery, and it's windproof, flameless, and lasts for up to 300 lights on a 1.5-hour charge.

Price at time of publish: $30

Customizable Hat


A trusty trucker-style hat never goes out of style. It comes in clutch on everything from bad hair days to beach days. This cute classic from Reboot is a step above the rest with its removable Velcro patch. Swap out your favorite front patches to complete your outfit of the day, support your kids from the sidelines, or match your mood. And with six base shade choices, it’s the perfect casual accessory for anyone.

Price at time of publish: $35

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