1. Combat Wipes ($8)

Because you can't always shower when you hit the office after a cycling commute or a sprint from the train. Just one of these biodegradable wipes will clean your whole body, and they have "just enough scent" to mask underarm odor. Buy it at Amazon.

2. Chateau Spill Red Wine Stain Remover ($8)

You can't find a better stain remover for red wine. Derived from the formula that lab workers use to clean stains from their hands, the all-natural solution instantly removes wine or berry stains, and it's also great at erasing coffee mishaps. Buy it at Amazon.

3. Weems & Plath CrewWatcher ($90)

Man overboard? This award-winning safety device sends an alert via smartphone app if the wearer hits the water. The signal doesn't require cell service, and it provides real-time coordinates to facilitate the rescue. Buy it at Amazon.

4. Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patches ($5)

Behold "the holy grail" of emergency pimple treatments. The patches work wonders on a whitehead or if you've stupidly popped a zit. Wear one overnight and no one will ever know the horror you've been through. Buy it at Amazon.

5. First Alert PRO5 Fire Extinguisher ($55)

Please tell us your home already has a UL-certified extinguisher that puts out grease, wood, and electrical fires. If not, just look for one like this reliable 10-pounder, which is widely available at major retail chains. Buy it at Amazon.

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