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    19 Expensive Products That People Say Are Totally Worth It

    Sometimes, only the best will do.

    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.

    We asked members of BuzzFeed Community which high-end products they could never sub out, and they gave us some great answers! Here are some of the best.

    1. A Ninja Blender, which will make your food prep really easy.

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    "After getting a Ninja blender and food processor I will never be able to go back. I use it for smoothies, soups, sauces and purées, pie crusts, chopped nuts, and more!"


    Price: £64.99.

    2. An air fryer for cooking food quickly without the extra oil.

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    "My air fryer. It’s brilliant for doing things like bacon, chicken wings, chips, pasties, churros... I use it pretty much every day. It’s so good that my boyfriend bought another one for his house and also loves it."


    Price: £55.99.

    3. Some great headphones (this Philips Fidelio set is top-notch.)

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    "Good-quality headphones or speakers. As a musician, I've learned the value of hearing all the little bits in songs. Every single note or bass line in a song is meant to be heard, and it truly gives you a newfound appreciation for the hard work of artists. Good quality sound will always make a difference!"


    Price: £198.97.

    4. Some high-quality skincare.

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    "REN Clean Skicare! Their products are amazing but really expensive. Their glycolic toner is great and the glycolic and lactic mask is too. Just a great brand that really gets down to business if you need those chemical exfoliants."


    Price: £25.

    5. Some luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets.

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    "High thread count sheets!"


    Price: £57.37 for a super king size.

    6. A good kitchen knife, because sharp knives are safer, faster, and better than the blunter kinds.

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    "The Shun classic eight-inch chef's knife is the best kitchen tool. I would hate to be without it."


    Price: £199.99.

    7. And a whetstone to keep that baby sharp.

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    "Never mind a whole knife set – one good quality 8 inch knife and a way to sharpen it will cover 98% of your kitchen knife needs. It will make cooking safer and more fun!"


    Price: £23.99.

    8. A robot vacuum cleaner, which gets the dust off your floors while you're busy.

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    "Roomba! Nothing like coming home to a clean floor (at least)."


    Price: £146.99.

    9. This Dutch oven is perfect for every home cook, no matter what your skill level is.

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    "Le Creuset baking dishes and Dutch ovens."


    Price: £99.

    10. These super highly reviewed Cloud Nine hair straighteners.

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    "Cloud Nine hair straighteners. Amazing!"


    Price: £119.

    11. A comfortable, high-quality mattress, because a good night's rest is really important.

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    "My mattress. I got a really comfy mattress when I got my first place with my bf. It’s the single most expensive piece of furniture in our flat, but we sleep so well!"


    Price: £199.99.

    12. Some (posh and tasty) salt, and fancy ingredients in general!

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    "This one may sound stupidly obvious but spend your money on food. I'm not saying get into debt to buy the best of everything but splurge where you can. A well stocked herb and spice rack, good quality sea salt, fresh fruit and veg, bronze die cut pasta, high quality loose leaf tea, fresh ground coffee, good quality oil, etc. Your taste buds will thank you."


    Price: £14.35 for 1.4 kg.

    13. Some sulphate-free Bumble and Bumble hair products, escpecially handy for folks with curly hair.

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    "Bumble and Bumble if you have the extra cash. Watch your curls come to life and shine like a diamond in just a few weeks."


    Price: £24.

    14. Tatcha Rice Polish, which is a super effective but really kind-to-skin exfoliant.

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    "Years ago I had several different hazardous materials thrown in my face, and my skin has never recovered. After trying EVERYTHING, the only products I’ve found that help not only keep my face from peeling and bleeding, but make my skin actually look GOOD again are from Tatcha. My mom, who has sensitive skin and adult acne also sings their praises now. The Rice Polish is fantastic and leaves your skin feeling so smooth and soft and all of their moisturisers are heavenly."


    Price: £106.96.

    15. A proper, ergonomic office chair (you'll want a decent kind if you spend most of your day sitting in one).

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    "Ergonomic office furniture and blue light protection coatings on glasses. I’m only just about to turn 22 but my back and eyes would have really appreciated those things when I was doing schoolwork or working an office admin job. That and comfortable shoes."


    Price: £105.99.

    16. This super strong Dyson vacuum cleaner, which is also really lightweight.

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    "A Dyson V8 Animal cordless vacuum. It weighs nothing, picks up everything, and cleans the apartment (which is all carpeted) in 10 mins flat. Totally worth it."


    Price: £349.

    17. Some Dubarry Galway boots, which will keep your feet properly dry and last for ages.

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    "My Dubarry Galway boots, I live in the country and have had them for 10 years. I wear them religiously in the winter. They keep my feet/calves warm and dry, and have many years of life left in them yet!"


    Price: £335.45.

    18. The legendary KitchenAid mixer, which is just really, really good at doing its job.

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    "A KitchenAid mixer!"


    Price: £329.90.

    19. Some good-quality oil for your car engine, because you don't want to risk it with the cheap stuff.

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    "Quality oil for your car. Sure, the cheap bottles will work, but when you actually start dropping a few extra dollars, you’ll notice an almost immediate difference in your driving experience. Cars are expensive to replace and fix – spending the time doing research and buying quality products will vastly improve the time spent in your vehicle."


    Price: £33.90.

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