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Hacks fall into a number of different categories. There are the “I never would have thought of that in a million years” hacks, and then there’s the “why would anyone think of that?!” hacks, which are hit or miss. Our personal favorites are the “why didn’t we think of that?” hacks. These are the ones that make us so happy!

And one TikTok user’s hack is just that. When we first came across this TikTok coffee creamer hack, we knew that our mornings were never going to be the same. Yes, that sounds hyperbolic, we know, but if you are anything like us, you are absolutely useless until you have had your chance to grab a cup of coffee (or two).

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The prospect of getting anything done before then feels very remote. There is one awkward moment that tends to keep us from truly enjoying the daily java fix, though, and that’s fighting to open the aluminum seal of a new container of coffee creamer.

But now are days of struggling with that are over, thanks to TikToker @Carlyrose532. The seals are slippery and they are hard to pop off. But what if we told you that you didn’t even have to fool around with that part of the can anymore? Instead of trying to pop those seals off, you can use the top of the cap.

@carlyrose352

Yes I drink my coffee with a straw. #todayyearsold #hack #coffee #coffeeaddict #zzzzz #fyp

♬ original sound – user5983311780869

All those years of struggling and fumbling for nothing! As the old saying goes, better late than never!

All you have to do is unscrew the cap, use the sharp lip, and remove the seal. It could not be any easier than that.

Anyone who is not using this hack is not doing their coffee right. “I was today years old when I learned this. Thank you,” said one of the commenters, and we could not agree more!