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    33 Products You'll Thank Yourself At The End Of The Year For Buying Now

    A silk-lined hat, produce extender, a windshield cover, and more useful products you'll use many times over the next three months.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A PhoneSoap UV sanitizer built specifically with UV-C bulbs to kill 99.99% of the bacteria and germs on your phone in as little as 10 minutes. And with the winter months on the horizon, you're going to want to keep your phone as clean as you possibly can.

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    I love my PhoneSoap. Honestly, I didn't use it that much before the pandemic started — maybe every once and a while, but since March, it has been in constant use. It's super easy to use. All you do is set your phone in it, close it, and press the lightning bolt button on it. The button will stay lit for the whole 10 minutes it's cleaning and turn off when it's done. It really has helped me have a bit of peace of mind in the last six months. And the device holds a charge for a long time. My whole family uses it, and we probably charge it maybe once a month. I highly recommend it.

    Promising review: "I have used my PhoneSoap for SO many things, and now that we’re in a pandemic, its purchase seems almost prescient! I love it. My family loves it. We clean our phones when we leave the house and come back, when someone feels germy, or whenever the need arises. I clean my debit card, and yes, my paper money and coins too! Car keys, pens, jewelry; the only thing that I can’t fit in this size unit is my glasses, and I do find that unfortunate. I’m an RPGer, and I clean all of my dice in my PhoneSoap — it’s truly fantastic!" —Claire Reardon

    Get it from Amazon for $71.97+ (available in six colors).

    2. A microwave s'mores maker so you can make the delicious treat as often as you like — no fire required. There's nothing stopping you from making a s'more on a random Tuesday night just because you want it. And just knowing that fact will make you so happy for a long time.

    The tool in a microwave
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    And it's so easy to use! All you have to do is fill the water reservoir, put your s'mores ingredients on the tray (up to two of them), and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds. The marshmallow and chocolate will heat at the same time — leaving you with one delicious treat. 

    Promising review: "Works great and the s’mores tasted great! This is perfect for when you want a s’more, but don’t want to start a fire!" —J DiBlasio

    Get it from Amazon for $9.28.

    3. An AeroGarden so you can grow your own herbs (and even veggies) at home, no matter if you live in an apartment without any outdoor space. It may take a little time for your plant babies to grow, but when they do, you'll feel like a real chef when you add your homegrown basil to your recipe.

    Reviewer pic of the black Aerogarden on a counter with lettuce leaves growing in it and their hand on one of the leaves, showing how big it's growing
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    The Aerogarden includes an herb seed kit with six pods, including basil, parsley, dill, thyme, basil, and mint and a bottle of natural plant nutrients that will last a full season of growth. Plus, it's super easy to use as it will remind you when to add water and plant food. It automatically turns the lights on and off, so even if you don't have a green thumb, you can grow herbs at home.

    Promising review: "The AeroGarden has exceeded my expectations! It really is as easy as I hoped and has been growing so well. I received it as a Christmas gift and set it up right around New Year’s. The little sprouts have grown like crazy in the last week or so. It was pretty much idiot-proof to set up, and I have only had to add plant food once and water twice in the last month. It’s amazing! The light is very bright but it doesn’t bother me because it brightens that corner of my kitchen when it’s on. I am not a big gardener, and even though I can keep an indoor basil plant alive for a few months at a time, I prefer to not have to wonder when or how much to water. I’m planning some recipes to start using the basil, Thai basil,and dill this week because I can tell they need to start being pruned. I seriously am so happy I got this and might even get another one to grow cherry tomatoes and peppers." —WallacEm

    Get it from Amazon for $99.97+ (available in black, white, and sage).

    4. A pair of Sorel winter boots worth the splurge because when winter hits and that first big snowstorm rolls through, you'll be so thankful that you've got a great pair of boots to keep your feet warm and get you where you need to go.

    The black boots
    Sorel

    Promising review: "I love these boots. They keep my feet warm and are waterproof. They're perfect for the NYC snowstorms we’ve been having. Just a little heavy, so keep that in mind. But overall, I love them." —TK

    Get them from Sorel for $170 (available in women's sizes 5–12 and in three colors). 

    5. A detangling brush reviewers (more than 32,000 actually) swear works magic on all hair types (including 2c–4c), detangling easily without pulling or damaging the hair. And when you get caught in a bad windstorm as the seasons change, this brush will be your hair's savior.

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    Plus, the brush works on both wet and dry hair!

    Promising review: "OMG. Power brush!!! This brush has exceeded any expectation I could have ever had. It works well on my 4c hair, my daughter's 4a–b hair and even on my curly weave hair wet or dry! I can’t believe at damn near 40, and I’m just now finding out about brushes like this. Get you one or five!" —Ms. Chavonne

    Get it from Amazon for $11.88 (available in five colors).

    6. A lap desk for anyone who doesn't have room for a desk and has been working from a couch or bed for far too long. This one basically has all the cool features — a built-in mouse and wrist pad as well as a phone and tablet holder. Plus, you'll be able to get all your Christmas shopping done using it. (Yes, Christmas is right around the corner.)

    the lap desk
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    Promising review: "This is the perfect solution for the days I want to spend working from my couch instead of the office. It fits my laptop, mouse, and phone. Extras like pens and remote for into the slots at the top. It's sturdy, comfortable, and easy to keep clean. I was able to clean the canvas after a spill of tomato juice, no extra effort or cleaners." —Mitiori

    Get it from Amazon for $29.40.

    7. An air fryer that once you try, you'll wonder how you've lived so long without it in your life. Not only can it "fry" french fries, meat, or veggies, but it can also heat up leftovers in minutes — leaving them just as crispy as when you first ate them. Just think about how delicious those Thanksgiving leftovers are going to taste.

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    BuzzFeed writer Hannah Loewentheil says: "I'd been contemplating buying an air fryer for quite some time, but it wasn't until I found myself cooking every night with my family due to COVID-19 that I finally decided it was the right time to get one. Friends of mine were raving about their new Instant Vortex Plus Six-in-One Air Fryer, so after reading similar feedback on Amazon, I decided it looked like a winner. And it happens to be made by the same company that makes the crowd-favorite Instant Pot. I figured I would be using this appliance primarily as an air fryer, but as an added bonus, it can also roast, broil, bake, reheat, and dehydrate food.

    "I've had this air fryer for about three weeks now, and I can honestly say it's become the hero of my kitchen. It preheats quickly, it's large enough to hold a good amount of food at once, it's easy to clean, and it makes food taste crispy on the outside and moist on the inside without any oil. I've been using my air fryer to make vegetables just about every night and it makes them taste so good. If you're cooking for kids, picky eaters, or you just don't get so excited about eating vegetables, the air fryer could be perfect for you. If you like chicken, the air fryer might change your life, and I don't mean that to be dramatic. The air fryer produces restaurant-quality chicken that tastes absurdly decadent, except there's no oil involved in the cooking — just air. We also tried making sesame chicken in the air fryer using boneless skinless chicken thighs. The sesame chicken tasted almost identical to my favorite Chinese takeout, and it had nothing to do with my cooking skills. Thanks to the air fryer, the chicken gets so crispy. I couldn't believe I made this at home!!"

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95.

    Check out the full review of the Instant Pot air fryer, plus some recipe suggestions, here!

    8. Olaplex No. 3 hair perfector, which is worth the investment (especially for anyone with broken, damaged hair) because it works to repair your hair from within by repairing the bonds. Your hair is going to look so great in your New Year's Eve photo dump.

    Sephora, Elena Garcia / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I'm gonna start by saying I'm a hairstylist and have been using Olaplex since the beginning. It's the one and only bond rebuilder on the market. Any other product claiming the same or better is not true at all. Olaplex is an active ingredient Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate, which is patented by the company. This ingredient goes into the cortex of your hair and fusing together the strands. This is a diluted at-home conditioning treatment that helps keep your hair strong after salon visits or between them to get your desired result with relatively little damage." —brandyndoeshair

    Get it from Sephora or Amazon for $28.

    And check out one BuzzFeed writer's full review of Olaplex No. 3 here.

    9. Sticky Stake insect traps you can place in your plants to attract flies, gnats, midges, and other insects and keep them from flying around your house. When you have people over around the holidays, your home will feel so much nicer without all the little bugs around.

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    Promising review: "Holy cow these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time, I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats like crazy. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately, I added a new houseplant, plus repotted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    10. A bookmark book tracker so you can actually keep track of not only where you are in your current read but also how many books you've finished in the last few months of the year. If you haven't even gotten close to your reading goal, this is your sign that it's time to get reading.

    The book tracker, which looks like a blank book shelf and you can fill in the names of the books on the spine as you finish them
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    BTW — Artist Abbie has been creating the 'book tracker bookmark' and other book-inspired art and more from Bath, England since 2018. The bookmark has 50 book spines on it.

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh these bookmarks are the PERFECT thing to kick off my 2021 reading, though I must admit I am already a bit behind... These came super quick from the UK and are seriously the perfect addition to my ever growing collection of bookmarks!! Great quality and perfect for any bookworm!!" —Jordan Hodges

    Get it from britishbookart on Etsy for $3.56.

    11. A Bluapple produce extender that works for three months to keep your produce from wilting when you look away for one second. Now, you'll actually be able to enjoy all the fresh produce you bought with your hard-earned money. And you won't need to buy a new one until the new year rolls around when you realize you can't live without it.

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    Okay, I know that's not how it works, but doesn't it feel like that's how it works sometimes??? This absorbs ethylene gas that would otherwise ripen your fruits and vegetables. It's safe to put in the fridge or even in a fruit bowl. Each packet lasts three months.

    Promising review: "These REALLY work! We have to move them away from our fresh fruit so it would ripen! My produce is lasting at least three times as long without spoilage. This is a great product, and I have already bought many as gifts. They don't seem to work on tomatoes, but they are great with bananas, apples, kiwi, pears, grapes, plums, peaches, lettuces, mushrooms, and many more fruits and vegetables." —Jacki

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. A false eyelash applicator reviewers swear is so easy to use, even for beginners. Applying false lashes should not be a difficult task, and yet it somehow is? Well, here's your solution that you'll be so thankful for when every holiday party and celebration sneaks up on you.

    reviewer pic of the small thin applicator in white with a false eyelash attached to the y-shaped end
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    Promising review: "This is very easy to use and affordable. I was able to put on my lashes in no time. I can't believe I use to apply my lashes without this amazing tool. I place my lashes directly in the center and adjust the ends. My lashes go on in one minute less with this tool." —CITY Beauty

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98 (available in three colors).

    13. A Thaw Claw designed to defrost meat seven times faster. All you have to do is suction it to your sink, fill the sink with water, and then put the frozen food under the claw. It will be defrosted in no time — and you'll never have to scrap your dinner plans because you forgot to take the chicken out of the freezer last night...

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    Promising review: "A package of frozen meat would have taken at least two days to thaw in the fridge. I used this for a 2-pound package a couple of days ago, and the meat was thawed within 90 minutes. One of the most practical kitchen gadgets I own." —Llda Schellhase

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two colors).

    14. A Squatty Potty specifically designed to adjust your position so you can go number two more easily and live a life without bloating or constipation backing you up.

    The Squatty Potty sitting on the floor in front of a toilet, like a stool
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was skeptical when I first heard about the Squatty Potty. After all, I have been pooping just fine for decades. But when a coworker gave a glowing review of them, I decided to try one. From the first moment that I sat down, I knew it was going to be a good experience. It's just a more natural way to poop. Not only did my business take about half the time to complete, it was a more thorough job. I recommend this product 100%." —LL

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. Foaming tablets you can use weekly on your garbage disposal to stop any build-up or odors from coming out of your sink. Nobody wants to deal with that grossness!

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    Promising review: "This is a fun product to use! I do recommend using it with a disposal scrub brush, since I hadn’t cleaned my disposal in...many many centuries...it took a little scrubbing in addition to get all the grime out. This made the process MUCH easier though, and I love the foam that bubbles up. It’s as fun to watch as it is good at cleaning. I’d buy again sometime." —Leslie

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $28.99.

    16. A knit satin-lined winter beanie to not only keep your head warm this fall and winter but also protect your hair from damage and moisture loss. Say goodbye to hat hair. That will not be a problem anymore. 🙌

    Beautifully Warm

    BTW — Beautifully Warm is a Black family–owned business making satin-lined hats including the knit style (shown above), a backless baseball cap style, and even a kids style.

    Promising review: "I got this hat in the mail right after braiding my hair into extensions. It has saved my hair! My braids have been in for two weeks already and thanks to the satin-lined hats, it looks like I just did it yesterday! Need more colors! Thanks for looking out for the curly-headed girls." —Chelsea M.

    Get it from Beautifully Warm for $14.99+ (available in four colors and styles) or from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 20 colors and packs of two).

    17. A windshield cover designed to protect your car from both ice and snow so you can leave in the morning and not have to spend extra time clearing your windshield before you hit the road.

    reviewer image showing the cover on their car windshield and then easily removing the snow from it
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    Promising review: "I love this product. I live in Minnesota, and this is great not only for snow but for protecting against frost, which we get six months a year, it seems. I wish I had it years ago. One thing on this product that I don't see on some others out there is that it covers your wipers extremely well, which is great!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.25.

    18. A Paw Plunger paw cleaner, because during the fall and winter season there are so many things that can cause your pup to come inside with dirty paws. But with this handy mug, all you have to do is fill it with water, and the soft bristles inside will clean those paws in seconds.

    reviewer pic of before, during, and after photo frames of a dog's paw being really dirty, then being put in the cleaning container, and then nice and clean after
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    Promising review: "This has been a godsend with our 100-lb Bernedoodle this fall and winter. Huge muddy paws fit great, and it works amazingly well. Just add a few drops of Dawn dish detergent and fill with warm water. A couple of swishes and the mud is gone. This is easy to use but can get heavy when full of water. Just have a big towel at the door to dry the wet feet after cleaning." –JPeterson

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98+ (available in three sizes and three colors).

    19. Some reusable heel inserts because it is almost the year 2022 (😱), and we are saying a big N-O to getting blisters while wearing shoes. These fit right into the heel and make sure your favorite cute flats are actually comfortable enough to walk in for longer than 10 minutes.

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    You get two nude, one black, and one clear insert sets.

    Promising review: "I bought some adorable flats online for a great price. Boy, did they rub my heels raw the first time I wore them. I tried to break them in by stretching them, etc. still rubbed my heels raw. I thought I’d give these a go before giving up on the shoes altogether. Amazing! I wore my flats for several hours today. No pain. No raw skin." —Kip Karter

    Get a mixed pack of four from Amazon for $18.97.

    20. A nail-strengthening cream made with hydrogenated jojoba oil, vitamins, and calcium to prevent splits, chips, peels, and cracks and give your nails new life as the new year rolls around. There's no reason you can't start your New Year's resolution for nicer nails right now.

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    Promising review: "So my grandmother told me about this product when I was young, about 20 years ago or so. I use it all the time! THIS STUFF WORKS! It works really well too. My nails grow really long in a few weeks and I get to decide when to cut them off. Women ask me about them all the time, 'How do you get such white nail tips?' Well, it's because of this." —Halie Brake

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94.

    21. A skyline mini wallet emergency kit filled with so many practical items you may need throughout the day (i.e. Tylenol, a hair tie, etc.) but that's small enough to fit in a bag, meaning you can keep it with you at all times and grab it whenever you need it.

    A small white faux leather pouch with a black skyline print surrounded by a mix of travel-sized toiletries and on-the-go essentials
    Anne Cate

    BTW — Anne Cate is a woman-owned small business based in Cleveland, Ohio that handmakes minimalist keepsakes with a skyline from more than 100 cities and colleges around the world!

    The kit includes a hair tie, lip balm, two floss pics, a sewing kit, bandages, emery board, two safety pins, two earring backs, a makeup wipe, two bobby pins, two mints, a deodorant wipe, a Shout wipe, a tampon, hand sanitizer, and Tylenol.

    BuzzFeed Shopping writer Danielle Healy says: "I, your resident forgetful person, bought the NYC skyline version of this at the start of COVID-19 to keep in my work tote. Unfortunately, I haven't touched my work tote in months because...*gestures at the world around*...but it's a really handy kit I know will save me a ton whenever I regularly leave the house again. Everything from Anne Cate is super high-quality. The wallet on its own is adorable and could be used for a million different things."

    Get it from Anne Cate for $22 (available in 46 skylines).

    22. A wireless charger because I can't be the only one who has forgotten to actually plug my phone in when I try to charge it. All you have to do is set your phone on it and sleep peacefully knowing you'll wake up with a phone completely charged!

    Model's hand putting a phone onto the black rectangle charging pad
    Amazon

    This charges 10 percent faster than regular chargers and works with Qi-enabled devices, such as iPhone 11, Samsung Galaxy S10, and AirPod cases.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect charger. The shape it is manufactured in is perfect for just dropping your phone on and it starts charging. No need to move the phone around to find the sweet spot. This even works if you have the Apple battery pack. My wife uses it too. She has a slim case with a PopSocket and it still charges." —bam

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    23. A Revlon One-Stop Hair Dryer & Volumizer — you'll be ~blown~ away by the results because it will make it super easy to get a salon-worthy blowout at home while also cutting down on the time it takes to do your hair. And that, my friends, is something you'll be thankful for all year long.

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    This brush has hype with more than 246,000 (!!!) 5-star ratings, and it really does live up to it. The oval brush design smooths the hair and the round edges create volume — leaving you with a salon-worthy blowout at home. It also has two heat and speed settings and a cool option.

    Promising review: "This hair dryer is even better than I expected. It's the hairdryer I've been waiting for! It's a good buy round brush and hairdryer! While I've had other dryer brushes in the past, nothing has come close to this. It dries as fast as a regular dryer, the wide oval barrel eliminates tangling of my super fine but thick hair, and the bristle design keeps hair smooth. It gives the best blow-out result I've been able to get at home and hasn't needed any touch-ups with a flat iron or curling iron. While the tool itself is pretty large for travel, for me it will eliminate having to take a round brush and any other styling tool so net positive on weight in luggage." —KgRS

    Promising review: "This is a game-changer for my 4c kinky-coily hair. This dryer cuts my drying and straightening time to just 20–25 minutes! I part my hair in four sections, apply my heat protectant, and use this dryer and in no time my hair is straightened! This hair dryer is comfortable and practical to use. I highly recommend for textured hair!" —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99+ (available in eight colors).

    24. An acupressure anti-nausea wristband to make nausea and motion or morning sickness disappear so you can go on with your day without feeling awful and fighting the urge to throw up.

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    The band applies pressure on the P6 acupressure point that is said to help relieve nausea and vomiting.

    Promising review: "I'm pretty skeptical of this kind of thing because I thought it was a placebo...put on the wrist bands and all of the sudden you feel better because you think you should. I was completely wrong. I'm 7 weeks pregnant with two kids 4 and younger and the nausea was making it so hard to get through the day as a mom and I could barely get through coming dinner for my family. These take the edge off so I hardly feel it. I can tell they work because sometimes I'll accidentally push one of the wrist bands out of place and I'll know because the nausea comes back. These are amazing and so so worth it!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $5.74+ (available in five styles).

    25. A pack of food spikes made with all the nutrients your plants need for up to two months. This means you won't have to worry about yet *another* plant dying before the year ends.

    finger pushes green chalky stake into soil
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I swear by these plant food spikes!!! The package says they are for indoor plants, but I actually use them for all of my outdoor plants, especially my herbs. I first tried these after planting some basil and other herbs that seemed to be taking an eternity to grow. I figured I'd give them a try since they were so inexpensive and wow!!!!! Within just a few days, my plants had grown more than double what they had grown in the previous several weeks!! One of my friends (who also enjoys gardening) came over to my house and was in awe of how big and healthy all of my herbs were. When I told her about these spikes, she went straight from my house to purchase some and had the exact same growth results." —GatorDO17

    Get a pack of 24 spikes from Amazon for $2.49.

    26. A jar of O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream that'll work wonders on your dry, cracked hands because winter always wreaks absolute HAVOC on them.

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    Promising review: "Every winter, my fingers and knuckles crack and bleed. I've tried everything on the market to heal my hands. I received this hand cream yesterday and when I put it on, I could tell right away that this was better than anything I'd tried. This stuff started working immediately. I filled all the cuts and cracks on my hands with this cream, and today they are almost healed. I believe that this is the best hand cream ever made on earth." —Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98 (available in three pack sizes).

    27. A rapid egg cooker you can use to make hard-, medium-, or soft-boiled eggs in a matter of minutes. So goodbye to not knowing what you're going to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner this week, next week, and the week after that.

    Amazon, Marquaysa Battle / BuzzFeed

    Multiple people on the BuzzFeed shopping team love this little device and so others, as it has more than 7,800 5-star ratings. Plus, it comes with a recipe book to help you come up with a few new ideas to try.

    Promising review: "I am not a fan of 'extra gadgets' in the kitchen. They clutter things up as far as I am concerned. But this truly is a game-changer for my hard-boiled eggs. I have tried EVERY method in the book for hard boiling. This cooks them perfectly — no gray rings. They peel with no struggles at all! The only drawback is that you can only do six at a time, but it goes so quickly that I don't even mind that all. Easy to use, easy to clean. You won't be disappointed in this gadget — it does what it is meant to do perfectly! —Sarah Z

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in seven colors).

    And read one BuzzFeed writer's full review of the egg cooker.

    28. AirFly, a wireless transmitter that'll connect your AirPods (or any other wireless headphones) to the headphone jack on the flight so you can enjoy all the free entertainment without being forced to bring two sets of headphones or use the crappy ones they have the AUDACITY to charge for on some flights.

    model with wireless ear buds in with the small white Airfly connected to the screen on the back of the chair on an airplane, showing how it connects the two
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Ever since I purchased my wireless Bose earbuds, I always hated having to use another set when I was on an airplane with the seat-back entertainment system. I tried many different models to connect the system to my bluetooth headsets until I came across this one, and it is amazing! It seamlessly connects to my headset, very clear and reliable audio, and it takes the stress away from having to carry multiple headsets! Thank you!!!" —Ryan Malloy

    Get it from Amazon for $37.09 (available in five styles).

    29. Elizavecca's CER-100 Collagen Coating Hair Protein treatment made with soy protein, allantoin, and ceramide 3; it works like a mask to revive your dry hair and give it the boost it needs to get through the fall and winter months.

    Bek O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    It's recommended for us on damaged, over-processed hair of all textures.

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing. I just got it today, and I’m already purchasing another one for my daughter. I’m a hairstylist and have used many products but nothing that leaves my hair this silky. My daughter's hair is impossible to comb through, so I know this will be perfect for her." —Teresa

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    And read our full review of Elizavecca's Hair Protein Treatment.

    30. A Wi-Fi extender capable of strengthening your Wi-Fi in all areas of your home so you aren't restricted in the areas of your home where you can browse and stream. This little device will help make your Wi-Fi work for you (instead of calling the company and complaining...again).

    Reviewer holding their phone up to the rectangular-shaped router that's plugged intot he wall
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    Promising review: "I ordered this because we weren't getting much of a signal in our bedroom. I use the Headspace App to fall asleep, and it would take forever to load and would stop randomly to buffer. Since we pay a pretty penny for fiber internet, I decided that it might as well work where I needed it to! So I bought this, and now it works perfectly! It came the next day, was SUPER easy to install, and now we get full signal in our bedroom. No more buffering. I also love that it was super inexpensive compared to other options, but very good quality." —Sharelle York

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    31. A grease bag with the ability to hold up to 32 ounces (so it will last for months) so you have a place to pour the extra grease from your pan instead of "accidentally" pouring it down the drain and hoping for the best. 😬 Plus, the packaging is compostable, so you can just throw it in the trash when it's full.

    Grease Bags

    BTW — Grease Bags is a Black woman–owned small biz!

    Get a single bag from Grease Bags for $13.99.

    32. A tgin Miracle hair mask here to help rescue your natural heat-damaged hair, as it's made with raw honey to moisturize and olive and jojoba oils to nourish hair with vitamins that increase strength and decrease breakage. And with the dry winter months on the horizon, both you and your hair will be so thankful for this treatment.

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    BTW — Tgin is a Black woman-owned company based out of Chicago, Illinois!

    Promising review: "This product is AMAZING! I'm a hairstylist with curly hair, and I have now incorporated this product into my personal and professional lineup. I have been suggesting it to some of my clients. It's great for all types of hair, but it works especially well for natural hair. Also, it works well for all sorts of hair damage." —dcdaigle

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59 (also available in a two-ounce size).

    33. And a champagne stopper you're going to find so much use for during the holiday season because you don't have to feel pressured to finish the bottle of champagne in one day. This little tool reseals it, so it stays fresh and bubbly for longer.

    Double image: On the left, model's hands around a champagne bottle with arrows pointing to where it is sealed and on the right, the hand and a red arrow showing how to press it down with the words 'Pump it'
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    Plus, it has a date tracker in it, so you remember exactly when you opened it.

    Promising review: "I purchased this stopper after seeing one being used at a local wine-tasting event. I enjoy sparkling wines, but I either have to drink the whole bottle myself before it gets flat (ugh) or throw it out (terribly wasteful). This product was the answer to my problem! It is very easy to use and keeps my sparkling beverage fresh and bubbly! Definitely a must!" —MKC

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97 (available in two colors).

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