Try this really simple kitchen life hack that will surely save you time and effort in dealing with garlic:
Instead of peeling the garlic and splitting all the cloves by hand. Get a glass jar, thick and durable like a mason jar. Put the garlic inside and close the lid.
In a rapid motion shake the jar vigorously! What you’ll end up with is a clean peeled and separated cloves of garlic. All that in a matter of seconds without the mess and the extra effort.