The Sonny Portable Bidet Will Keep You Clean Wherever You Do Your Business

Sonny, Indiegogo
Sonny, Indiegogo

There are many reasons to use a bidet. Spraying is more hygienic than wiping, according to doctors, and it's also cheaper in the long run. But if you aren't willing to make the switch for yourself, do it for the environment: Using a bidet conserves an estimated 1739 gallons of water per year that would otherwise be used to make toilet paper, according to the makers of Sonny, a new portable bidet currently raising money on Indiegogo. Sonny offers all the benefits of a bidet in a convenient handheld package that you can take anywhere.

Unlike other bidets, Sonny isn't a toilet attachment. No installation is required: Simply fill the bidet canister with water, bring it to the bathroom when you're ready to do your business, and spray yourself clean. One full canister provides 25 seconds of high-pressure water flow, or 40 seconds of standard pressure. The water stream can be be switched to three settings—precision, shower, and gentle—so you can choose whatever makes you feel clean and comfortable.

Each Sonny bidet comes comes with its own charging station. If you use it twice a day, you only need to charge it for one hour every three weeks or so. The only other maintenance Sonny requires is regular cleaning of the removable, anti-bacterial spray nozzle with soap or light detergent.

Portable bidet charging on toilet.
Sonny, Indiegogo

Bidets are standard in many parts of the world, but in the U.S., they've haven't caught on. Even if you already have a bidet installed in your toilet at home, you can bring Sonny with you on vacation, to work, to a friend's house, or anywhere else were you would otherwise be stuck with toilet paper as your only bathroom option.

The Sonny bidet is now available on Indiegogo for $95, with shipping estimated for December. If you still aren't convinced a bidet is right for you, here's what experts have to say.

Portable bidet.
Sonny, Indiegogo

Whiten Your Teeth From Home for $40 With This Motorized Toothbrush


Since many people aren't exactly rushing to see their dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's become more important than ever to find the best at-home products to maintain your oral hygiene. And if you're looking for a high-quality motorized toothbrush, you can take advantage of this deal on the AquaSonic Black Series model, which is currently on sale for 71 percent off.

This smart toothbrush can actually tell you how long to keep the brush in one place to get the most thorough cleaning—and that’s just one of the ways it can remove more plaque than an average toothbrush. The brush also features multiple modes that can whiten teeth, adjust for sensitive teeth, and massage your gums for better blood flow.

As you’d expect from any smart device, modern technology doesn’t stop at functionality. The design of the AquaSonic Black Series is sleek enough to seamlessly fit in with a modern aesthetic, and the charging base is cordless so it’s easy to bring on the go. The current deal even includes a travel case and eight Dupont replacement heads.

Right now, you can find the AquaSonic Black Series toothbrush on sale for just $40.

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AquaSonic Black Series Toothbrush & Travel Case With 8 Dupont Brush Heads - $39.99

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Keep Your Clothes Clean in Apartments and RVs With This Portable Washing Machine

The ZENY portable washer.
The ZENY portable washer.

A washer and dryer set is among the most useful appliances in any household. (A waffle maker runs a close second.) But not everyone has the room or the ability to have a pair installed. If you live in a small apartment, dorm, or RV, you can still get your wardrobe clean with the ZENY Portable Mini Laundry Washing Machine, which is $70 on Amazon.

The ZENY Portable Mini Laundry Washing Machine is pictured
The ZENY can easily be carried anywhere.

The compact unit stands just 22.8 inches tall and is lightweight for easy portability. A drain hose connects to standard kitchen faucets for getting water in and out of the tub. The washer holds up to nine pounds of clothing, ideal for light loads with shirts, socks, and other items. (Jeans are not recommended.) It also runs relatively quietly with no vibration, according to the company, so you won't have to worry about all the banging and noise of traditional machines.

The ZENY can be found at Amazon and Walmart for $70.

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