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Products to Make Life Easier for Left-Handed People

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Never Left Out

Let's face it: We live in a right-handed world. From hygiene and handbags to sports equipment and scissors, lefties learn early that many products are often not designed with them in mind. Today, however, just about everything can go both ways — and you don't have to spend a fortune to get the gear that's built for the other half. Here are some of the most useful products made for lefties.

Related: 50 Famous Left-Handed People Who Changed the World

Prices and availability are subject to change.

Saundra Latham contributed to this report.

Confidence Golf Men's Power V3 Hybrid Club Set
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Confidence Golf Men's Power V3 Hybrid Club Set

Price: $170
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So you want to get into golf, but you're learning that entry-level lefty clubs aren't exactly easy to come by. Reviewers sing the praises of this budget-friendly set, saying it's an excellent option for beginners. "A few times, I erroneously hit the ground with the driver and irons, and these clubs withstood my lack of talent," one buyer jokes.

Related: 20 Must-Have Accessories for Your Golf Bag

Fiskars Left-Hand 8" Scissors
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Fiskars Left-Hand 8" Scissors

Price: $9
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Scissors have been the bane of lefty existence since humans first began cutting paper. You, however, can end that frustrating tradition with these Fiskars brand scissors with an ergonomic grip. The all-purpose scissors come with corrosion-proof stainless-steel blades and a lifetime limited warranty.

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Lefty's Left-Handed Manual Can Opener
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Lefty's Left-Handed Manual Can Opener

Price: $22
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Right up there with scissors on the list of daily lefty frustrations is the manual can opener — but not any more. This manual can opener rotates counterclockwise with the stronger left hand turning the crank. Even better, it comes with a built-in bottle opener.

Donner Left-Handed Acoustic Guitar
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Donner Left-Handed Acoustic Guitar

Price: $136
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What do Paul McCartney and Kurt Cobain have in common? They're both guitar geniuses who you might never have heard of had someone not introduced them to a left-handed instrument. This full-size guitar features a spruce top, mahogany back and sides, brass frets, and a 30-day money-back guarantee — though there's no guarantee of rock stardom.

Felco Left-Handed Pruning Shears
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Felco Left-Handed Pruning Shears

Price: $55
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Does your green thumb happen to be on your left hand? These forged aluminum and hardened steel pruners get near-perfect ratings and have a rotating handle with ergonomic shock absorbers, helping reduce fatigue during long days in the yard or garden.

Related: 22 Tips to Keep Gardening Dirt Cheap

Roaring Spring Lefty Notebook
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Roaring Spring Lefty Notebook

Price: $7
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Lefties learn young that traditional spiral notebooks were not designed with them in mind, and they have the wire imprints on their hand to prove it. Though the price is steep, a left-handed notebook like this one might be worth the investment if it will be heavily used.

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A4Tech Ergonomic Left-Handed Keyboard
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A4Tech Ergonomic Left-Handed Keyboard

Price: $33
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Unlike standard keyboards that require a big reach for every numerical command, this model from A4Tech places the number keypad right where it belongs — on the left. The streamlined black keyboard connects with a USB interface.

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Invicta Men's Lefty Force Collection Watch
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Invicta Men's Lefty Force Collection Watch

Price: $79
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Featuring black ionic plating and a black leather wristband, this Invicta is powered by Japanese quartz chronograph technology. Water resistant to 100 meters, it features bright white hands with a yellow secondhand, a date display, and a tachymeter.

Fastcap FastPad Lefty/Righty Standard Reverse Tape Measure
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Fastcap FastPad Lefty/Righty Standard Reverse Tape Measure

Price: $8
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Meet the tape measure that unites the hands. This lefty/righty tape spans 16 feet and features both standard and reverse-standard rule. It comes with a protective rubber boot, a built-in pencil sharpener and an erasable notepad for scribbling down measurements on the go.

Mercer Left-Handed Bread Knife
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Mercer Left-Handed Bread Knife

Price: $18
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If you're a lefty and have never been able to slice bread cleanly without ripping and tearing, that's because serrated knives are crafted to slice the right (handed) way. This Mercer bread knife is made for lefties and has an ergonomic handle, textured finger points, and a protective finger guard.

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Lefty's Left-Handed Measuring Cup
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Lefty's Left-Handed Measuring Cup

Price: $20
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Say goodbye to pouring your liquids into a measuring cup, setting it down and then turning it around so you can see the numbers. This two-cup glass measuring cup has the measurements printed right where lefties can see them. The heavy-duty cup is made from microwave-safe borosilicate tempered glass.

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Radius Original Left-Handed Toothbrush
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Radius Original Left-Handed Toothbrush

Price: $13 
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This "better by design" toothbrush comes in an ergonomically angled version especially for lefties. Made to better care for your gums along with your teeth, it has a thumb grip and more than 6,300 bristles. Bonus: It's made in America.

Jelly Comb Left-Handed Mouse
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Jelly Comb Left-Handed Mouse

Price: $28
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Chances are most ergonomic mice you see in stores are going to be designed for right-handers. Not this one, which encourages a more natural, comfortable grip to reduce strain during long hours at the computer. It has adjustable cursor sensitivity and is designed for a just-barely-there, less annoying "click."

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Maped Visio Left-Handed Pens, 2 ct.
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Maped Visio Left-Handed Pens, 2 ct.

Price: $7
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Buyers say it's worth trying the "first true left-handed pen" for yourself to decide whether it's a gimmick or a lifesaver. Designed with a curved barrel that allows lefties to see what they're writing more comfortably, it also has an easier-to-hold triangular grip.

Lautus Designs Resume Portfolio Folder
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Lautus Designs Resume Portfolio Folder

Price: $22
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Designed to accommodate both right- and left-handers with a quick flip, this portfolio is made of faux leather. It keeps all the essentials — notepad, pens, ID, and credit cards — in a compact, professional package.

Clay in Motion Left-Handed Handwarmer Mug
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Slice Mini Box Cutter
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Slice Mini Box Cutter

Price: $10
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Here's a box cutter that will keep everyone happy. Press a small button and it changes the blade direction from right- to left-hand friendly. The textured slider is easy to grip, and there's a built-in magnet. The ceramic blade won't rust and is safe to touch.

Lefty's True Left-Handed Playing Cards
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Lefty's True Left-Handed Playing Cards

Price: $20
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If you're asking yourself how playing cards can possibly be left- or right-handed, you've never been a lefty playing cards. The suits are printed on opposite corners to allow lefties to better fan cards with their right hand and play with their left.

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