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    Updated on Aug. 30, 2020. Posted on Mar. 18, 2020

    32 Cool And Useful Amazon Products That BuzzFeed Writers Actually Swear By

    Just some really neat stuff.

    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. This budget-friendly nail cream that'll make your talons longer and stronger than ever before. It can also be used to moisturize your hands and dry, calloused feet, if that's something you struggle with.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "I bought this because the winter got the best of my nails, leaving me with hangnails galore. I actually saw results after one use, and now my nails are tough enough to not break every time I crack open my laptop and start typing (an actual problem I was having)." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.50. Also available in a larger size.

    2. A pack of ultra-thin no-show socks that won't ruin your look when you're rocking slip-on shoes or loafers. They also have grippy bottoms that'll save you from taking a dive when you're sprinting down your hardwood stairs.

    Yi Yang / Via BuzzFeed

    "My relationship with no-show socks is truly a love/hate one. On the one hand, I love wearing them with my low-top sneakers and loafers (my feet sweat too much to go sock-less), and they do look so much better than ankle socks IMO; on the other hand, they're usually too tight, dig into my skin, or slip off after two steps. I haven't managed to find the perfect pair until I tried these Eedor ones. I was skeptical when I ordered them — would they fail me like every other pair of no-shows?! I was pleasantly surprised.

    Because they come in three sizes, I wasn't forced to squeeze my large feet into 'one-size-fits-all' socks that are clearly too small. They have a bit of rubber in the back to help them stay on and are very grippy on their own without being uncomfortable. I gave them a test-run in a new pair of loafers, and they stayed on all day and actually prevented blisters from forming on my feet by eliminating friction caused by sweat and rubbing. I will say that they are pretty thin (which I actually prefer because they don't make my shoes feel tighter) and have no cushioning effect whatsoever, but for my purposes, they work super duper well. I shall be stocking up on these in the coming months!" —Yi Yang

    Get a pack of three pairs from Amazon Canada for $11.99+. Available in four colours, three sizes, and in larger packs.

    3. A room-freshening spray that’ll banish pet odours and make your home smell like a million bucks (instead of a zoo). It's made with natural oils and is allergen free, so it won't make you sneeze up a storm, even if you have a sensitive schnoz.

    Marquaysa Battle / Via BuzzFeed

    "I'm sincerely loving this Pet House spray to pieces. I have a ten-year-old doggo and while I keep him bathed regularly, I still like to spritz his kingdom (read: my room) with something that smells super good. The Sunwashed Cotton scent specifically makes my nose happy. Another perk? My dog and I both have allergies (oh, the odds) and everything else I spray tends to send us both into sneezing fits. This spray doesn't tickle either of our noses and it's kinda unbelievable. Good scent. No itchy noses. Plus, the spray instantly refreshes my room and sticks around a nice little while. 10s across the board with this baby. Next, I want to try the Fresh Citrus scent." —Marquaysa Battle

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99. Available in four scents.

    4. A bottle of ColorWow's Dream Coat spray that'll make your 'do sleek, shiny, and flyaway free. Salon-level blowout, here you come.

    BuzzFeed / Alexandra Napoli

    "Unlike every Disney princess character, I do not have silky smooth hair. My mane is naturally wavy and can definitely frizz in humid environments. So, when it comes to taking the time to actually blow dry my hair and style it, I want it to freaking last. I'm by no means a hair expert, so I don't want my effort to go to waste! To help my blowouts last, I started looking for a product that would keep my frizz at bay even during steamy summer days. My hair dresser recommended Color Wow Dream Coat spray since he also experiences frizz, so I decided to give it a try. If a professional stylist uses it, it must be legit, right?

    Well, let me tell you – it works! After showering, I let my hair dry a bit so it's not soaking wet, but more damp. Then before blow drying, I use the spray generously all over my head (especially underneath near the back of my neck and on my ends). Ever since I started using it, I can see a visible difference in the final outcome. My hair is super sleek and holds its shape for way longer. I experience less annoying flyaways and my wispy hairs (you know what I'm talking about) stay totally flat. As a tip – you have to activate the spray with heat. If you just spray it on your hair and then let it air dry, you probably won't see big results. Some people make this mistake and then think the spray isn't working for them. But that's not the case! Also, I don't find that the spray makes my hair feel greasy. My hair feels very soft and looks super velvety. Now, I actually look forward to doing my hair because I know the results will be worth it." —Alexandra Napoli

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.98.

    5. A revolutionary TubShroom that’ll trap hair before it goes down the drain, keeping it clog free. This gadget will probably save you from hiring a plumber and fighting with your roommate over who's going to clean all of the gross stuff out of your bathtub (a win-win in my books).

    Sarah Aspler / Via buzzfeed.com

    "I just moved into my first real, adult apartment with my girlfriend (PRAISE US). And it’s been pretty great. The only thing is… she’s got luscious, beautiful hair just like me. Enter: Our shower drain. Tbh, it’s pretty gross. Who knows how much hair is down there? And it might not be just ours—it could be the hair of the old tenants. *shudders*

    So when I spotted the TubShroom during some late-night perusing on Amazon, I ordered it. It’s so simple to install. All you do is pop it in the shower tub drain and you’re good to go. There aren’t any straggler hairs hanging around the drain anymore. All the hair is collected out of view, as well, and it only takes two seconds to clean. just remove the hair with a piece of toilet paper and toss it in the garbage. LATER, GROSS HAIR CLUMP! LOSE MY NUMBER!" —Sarah Aspler

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99. Available in five colours and a two-pack.

    6. This legendary blood red peeling solution from The Ordinary that you've probably seen on TikTok, Instagram, and every other social media platform. It'll clean out your congested pores, deeply exfoliate your skin, and make your skin super smooth (aka everything you want and need).

    Jame Jackson / Via BuzzFeed

    "My pores appeared significantly smaller and my skin felt as smooth as a newborn baby's booty. In addition, the peel almost immediately handled the amount of shine I was experiencing throughout the day. That's because it has salicylic acid in it, a BHA commonly used to treat acne-prone skin. Now I'm able to go almost all day without blotting my face, and I have yet to have an acne breakout.

    A huge downside of using a chemical exfoliant or peel is the healing time, which can include peeling or irritable skin for up to a week. However, I was able to wear all my normal makeup products the very next day." —Jame Jackson

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.

    7. An electric fabric shaver that'll remove the pilled-up lint that's accumulated on your clothes, carpet, furniture, and sheets. It's so satisfying to use that you'll probably spend hours making over your entire wardrobe with it.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills. I'll definitely be using this going forward." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    8. A champagne stopper, in case you don't finish every last drop of bubbly in the bottle. It can keep your sparkling wine fresh for up to ten days, so you can take your sweet time polishing it off.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / Via BuzzFeed

    "I love bubbles — champs, cava, prosecco, sparkling rose — they just know how to bring the party! But no one likes when sparkling wine goes flat, or you feel like you can't just have one or two glasses without ruining the whole bottle. So when I embarked on a 'I want to have Aperol spritzes at home' quest, I quickly realized I needed a solution. When you add the Aperol (duh) and the soda water, it takes a whole lot of spritzes to finish a bottle of bubbly. So I went on Amazon and found the best champagne stopper I could find and immediately hit 'add to cart.'

    What a great purchase! This little bb is so easy to use — just pop it on top of the bottle, push the metal sides in so it clamps on, then push the top button several times to vacuum seal and preserve the bubs. Then when you next want a glass, spritz, or mimosa, you'll hear that same *POP* you heard when first taking out the cork — and the effervescence you so crave will be fully intact. Plus, you can confidently store your leftover bottle on its side in your fridge; I've had zero leakage problems with this thus far!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.03.

    9. A fridge-friendly container that uses ventilated lids to keep all of your pre-cut produce fresher for longer. Now you won't have to throw all your fruits and veggies in the compost because you're a slow eater.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, Natalie Brown / Via BuzzFeed

    "These produce-saving containers will actually keep your whole, un-chopped produce as fresh as the day you bought it at the grocery store — for almost two entire weeks. Sure, it probably varies depending on stuff like how fresh it actually was when you bought it or what kind of produce it is — berries never last as long as curly-leaf kale (at least in my experience) — because that's just how the world works. But most things will last longer than they would have in their store containers!

    Two notes: Although the directions for the produce savers say you don't have to wash your fruit and veggies first, I still rinsed all the strawberries at once, in the original container, before putting half in the produce saver. And I'm convinced the only reason these didn't last 14 full days (or longer) is they weren't completely fresh when I bought them — a few of them had bruises, which had begun to mold when I checked the produce saver on day 14. The rest of the berries were perfectly good, though: I rinsed one non-moldy one off (~in case of spores~, bc I worry about random things like that) and it still tasted fresh!" —Natalie Brown

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.51. Available in three sizes.

    10. A set of space-saving vacuum bags that will help keep your closet clutter-free. Now you can finally get rid of that floordrobe that's been taking up 90% of your bedroom and store it under your bed instead.

    BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

    "WHY didn't I buy these vacuum storage bags sooner?? I've only put them into several posts, and scrolled through the before + after review photos a million times, thinking 'man that would really help with my closet.' But it wasn't until I gazed in horror at the volume of sweaters I need to somehow store in my overflowing closet before unpacking my summer clothes that I FINALLY hit 'add to cart.'

    I chose the large size (as opposed to the biggest size, called 'jumbo') because it seemed easier to move and store — jumbo is probably perfect for bedding, duvets, etc! And just one large bag was plenty to store nine or ten *very* large winter sweaters — all collapsed down to a fraction of their size. And it was surprisingly effortless, too! I didn't feel like breaking out the vacuum, so I just used the included hand pump, and it took maybe three minutes max to pump out the air and shrink the bag before replacing the cap — easy peasy! And no danger of re-inflation. I am literally going to order another pack of five today — my closet game is forever changed!!! All I can say is thank you Maitland, for actually taking your own advice for once." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $31.99+. Available in four sizes and in variety packs.

    11. This bright red NYX blush that looks scary, but is actually really pretty once you apply it. It blends out smoothly and evenly, so you don't have to worry about patchiness.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "I have a lot of makeup, and reach for it more than most of my expensive blushes. A little goes a long way, it blends in like a dream, and it's hella cheap. This can go from zero to clown real quick, so use it sparingly." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.

    12. A small-but-mighty cat brush that'll give your four-legged friend a lil' massage while combing away loose hair and loosening up matted fur. It's equipped with a quick-release button, making removing the fur from its bristles a lot easier, too.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    "I love my cat Moe more than I care for most people, but I don't particularly love how much he sheds on everything. I'd tried out the grooming glove on him, but for whatever reason, he didn't like how it felt and went running whenever I took it out of the drawer. But he loves the feeling of this brush! And hoo-boy, does this thing collect fur. It gathers up all the loose fur that he was surely about to shed on my clothes and furniture. Plus, the brush comes with a release button, making removing the fur from it a lot easier. I've already noticed a difference in Moe's coat, plus there's a lot less fur lying around the house." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $43.19+. Available for long-haired and short-haired cats, and for small and large cats. Also available in a version for dogs.

    13. A pack of mouldable, reusable Bees Wraps that'll eliminate your need for cling film. Just use the heat of your hands to put them into action.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "If you're looking for ways to be more eco-friendly with food storage, I gotchu: Bees Wrap is made of organic cotton treated with jojoba oil and tree resin. It works just like the alternative but is washable, reusable, and compostable. It's also a lot thicker, so it can hold more watery foods, like tofu, without any leakage. This set comes with three sizes, the smaller ones are great for fruits and veggies, and covering bowls, and the larger one is awesome for loaves of bread." —Alice Prendergast

    Get a pack of assorted sizes from Amazon Canada for $27.99. Available in three colours.

    14. A pair of waterproof ankle boots that are both fashionable and functional. One BuzzFeed writer says they're a staple in her wardrobe because they're lightweight, super comfy, and great for all types of weather.

    Liza Hicks/BuzzFeed

    "These boots were made for walking — especially if you live in Canada and you're walking through snow and slush. I was unsure what to expect with these boots, because I’d never purchased shoes off Amazon before. To my delight, I’ve become obsessed with them! These boots are now a staple in my wardrobe. They are lightweight, waterproof, and super comfy. They’re also black, so they can match pretty much any outfit. They aren’t super insulated, but I usually just wear a thick pair of socks if I know it’s going to be cold out, and I'm fine. But the best thing about them is their super affordable price tag." —Liza Hicks

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $19.75+. Available in nine colours/styles and in women's sizes 4.5-12.

    15. A machine-washable microfibre duster that'll trap all those pesky dirt particles, leaving your space cleaner than ever. If you've been sneezing up a storm thanks to all the gross stuff floating around your home, it may be time to invest in one of these.

    Yi Yang / Via BuzzFeed

    "Do you dust? Because I don't! I find that when I dust, the particles just fly into the air, and it seems like I'm not cleaning at all. Well, everything changed when I bought the OXO microfiber hand duster. Dust and dirt stick to this thing like a magnet — it's both gross and satisfying to see. The best part is, the cloth is removable and machine-washable so it's clean and ready to be used for next time. It's a small thing, but my apartment feels so much cleaner with this duster around!" —Yi Yang

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    16. A bottle of luxurious beard oil that's packed with grape seed, jojoba, almond, and argan oil, to add the perfect level of softness and shine to your facial hair.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "My boyfriend uses this stuff on the reg and I became so obsessed with the scent that I actually started to use on my own hair. I know he loves it because it makes his beard soft and itch free, but I think it does an even better job of making my hair shine (that's why I stole it, don't tell him)." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.50.

    17. A set of braided lightning chargers of various lengths, including one that's a whopping ten feet long. Now you won't have to get out of bed to charge your devices and can scroll while your battery refills.

    Imaan Sheikh / Via BuzzFeed

    "These have honestly changed my life. I was just looking for a couple of regular iPhone cables to keep in my bag and use at the office/home, but then I came across this multipack on Amazon. It comes with two three-foot cables and three cables longer than the regular length. I've always hated being constrained to a corner in the room (or to a side on my bed) just because I'm charging my phone while using it. I thought, "Hmm, five BRAIDED cables for $14.99? Sounds like it might not work, but what the hell!" Now, I'm so glad I put them in my cart.

    All the cables worked perfectly, and I would've had a bunch of backups, too, if my fiancé didn't steal the rest of them. My favourite thing IN THE WORLD is the ten-foot cable. The freedom is ridiculous. I can be at the other edge of my bed and charge my phone! Also, other-third party cables I've tried have charged my phone very slowly, but this one charges perfectly. And the cables withstood my teething kittens (who have destroyed five MacBook chargers, countless iPhone cables, and two pairs of earphones). This is a very high quality product for the price and I just KNOW anyone would love it. It's been my best Amazon purchase in months."Imaan Sheikh

    Get a five-pack of cables from Amazon Canada for $15.95. Available in three colours.

    18. A small handheld steamer so that you never have to run out of the house in a wrinkly ensemble. It's a lot gentler on your clothes than an iron and will get rid of pleats and wrinkles within minutes.

    Kat Angus / Via BuzzFeed

    "I hate ironing, which means that for a long time, if I had something that was wrinkled, either I wore it wrinkled or I never wore it again. But this steamer lets me smooth out all those fabric wrinkles within a few minutes, and dare I say it's almost fun to use it? Because it is. Now I don't have to dread the big production of ironing all my wrinkly stuff and just pull out this baby instead. It heats up in 30 seconds and can run for 15 minutes of steaming — plenty of time to rescue all my wrinkled clothing." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $40.97.

    19. A dishwasher magnet that'll save you from waging a war against your roommate or partner for throwing their dirty plate in with your clean, beautiful dishes.

    Kaysey Davis / Via BuzzFeed

    "One of my pet peeves is finding dirty dishes mixed in with clean ones because no one bothered to check if the dishes were clean. My family is huge and sometimes it's hard for the younger kids to notice whether the dishes are clean or dirty. This magnet was the answer to my problems. It's big enough that you can't really miss it and it lets everyone in the house know when the dishes are dirty or clean. It's been working so far! I love small things that solve big problems." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99. Available in three colours.

    20. A rose gold phone stand that'll keep your group chat in full view without even having to pick up your device. It's also great for FaceTime calls, Skype meetings, and watching Riverdale while you attempt to get some work done on your big screen.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / Via BuzzFeed

    "I love my iPhone but I hate that I have to pick it up + point it at my face to unlock it. When the group texts come raining in during the work day, I'd like to be able to glance at them without taking the time to pick up, scroll through, and then putting it back down — my FOMO-y self needs to be sure the texts can wait until my next break for a reply! So I impulse bought this cute little phone stand on Amazon to solve my workday woes

    It has a sleek but pretty, not-too-pink champagne-y rose gold body, an adjustable stand (so you can position it to your height perfectly), and a hole in the back you can snake a cord through for easy charging. The ledge is wide enough to fit a fairly substantial case without worry, and it's a game-changer that I can just look at the screen to unlock my phone. Magic! Now I can keep those group text updates truly ~at a glance~ — without interrupting my flow until I take a break later." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.21. Also available in black.

    21. A bottle of boot stretching spray with over 2,000 positive reviews that'll soften and stretch your tight-fitting shoes. Using it is simple: spray those tight areas down, toss on your thickest socks, and pop on your shoes or boots — after it dries your feet should fit better than ever.

    Victoria Kuglin / Via BuzzFeed

    "I love it because it works its magic in minutes and has stopped my tighter shoes from giving me blisters. It's also a saviour if you're between shoe sizes, but don't want to size up." — Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.38.

    22. A jar of cult-favourite bentonite clay mask that will suck every last bit of gunk out of your pores in under 20 minutes (and make you look like a swamp monster). You can also use it as a spot treatment, if you don't want to cover your whole face.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "When I was a teenager, my skin was an absolute nightmare. I thought that would all change by age 27 — ha ha ha! Joke's on me. Whenever my period is near, my face likes to remind me that everything is about to suck REAL HARD with the gift of a giant break out. For those dreaded times, the Aztec Secret Healing Clay really comes in handy.

    It’s made of bentonite clay and it sucks everything out of your pores – like, EVERYTHING. Using it is simple: you mix the powdery clay with equal parts water or apple cider vinegar (I like to do a combo of the two), and apply it to your face as you would any other face mask. When this stuff starts to dry you are in for an experience. It freezes your face in place and tightens up every pore, and makes you seriously look like a lizard queen (see above photo for reference). I’ll be honest with you, the feeling is not that pleasant, but hold on – the end result is worth it. You can also just do spot treatments if you don't want to cover your whole face.

    Once you've rinsed, your skin will be red like a tomato, and you will be scared, but don’t give up yet! Go forth and finish your routine (I use heavier serums and oils to get some moisture back), and then wait for everything to sink in. After about 20-ish minutes you will be glowing with no pimples left on your face (or at least significantly reduced pimples) and silky smooth skin. Would I recommend it for anyone suffering from a breakout? Absolutely." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    23. An OXO single-serve coffee dripper that'll help you brew the perfect cuppa Joe and save you from wasting an entire pot. Simply line with a coffee filter, add your grounds, and pour in the hot water — yes, it's just that easy.

    BuzzFeed / Bek O'Connell

    "How many times has this happened to you: You make a big pot of coffee and then realize you're the only one drinking it. You end up drinking the whole thing and get so wired you consider just sprinting to work on foot. Well, dear reader: I suggest you just make a single cup of coffee with a simple pour over coffee maker. This inexpensive one from OXO is a great place to start, thanks to its price point and easy-to-use design. Simply line with a coffee filter, add your grounds, and pour in the hot water. The water tank has markings so you know exactly how much water you're adding. The lid retains heats while brewing and the hole patterns ensure that you get an even and quality brew every single time. It usually takes about five minutes to get a full cup of coffee. I prefer this bad boy over a French press simply because it's way easier to clean and works just a smidge faster (every second is crucial when you're waiting on caffeine)." —Bek O'Connell

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    24. A leakproof Yeti Rambler that'll keep your drink ice cold (or piping hot) for the entire day. Awesome for hikes, hangovers, and everything in between.

    Sarah Aspler/BuzzFeed

    "Like everyone on planet earth these days, I’m trying to drink more water and stay hydrated throughout the day. But here’s the thing: I can’t stand room temperature water. (It’s gross. Fight me.) Enter: The Yeti Rambler bottle. I’m obsessed with this thing. It’s super durable and keeps my water cold ALL DAY LONG. Before I leave for work, I fill it up with water from my fridge, and by the time I’m commuting home, it’s still super cold. I also love that it doesn’t have that weird, plastic-y taste like other bottles do.

    Unlike my previous water bottle which had a narrow opening, my Yeti has a wide mouth, so it’s super easy to put ice cubes in and clean. I don’t need a special brush to get inside to clean out all the grime. It also has a wide handle that’s comfy to hold and makes it easy to clip it to my backpack with a carabiner if I run out of room in my backpack. And when I do put it in my backpack, I feel 100% sure that it won’t leak over my laptop. It has a super-strong screw top that will keep the coldest of waters and the hottest of coffees sealed inside. I now bring it everywhere and, yes, I have to pee every five minutes, but that’s a good thing, right?" —Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99+. Available in 12 colours.

    25. A Kindle Paperwhite so that you can finally catch up on all those novels you told your book club you'd read, but didn't actually (sorry, not sorry). Not only is this a more eco-friendly option than a paperback, but it allows you to magnify the font and change the boldness of the text, if you're having a hard time making out the words.

    Kat Angus/ BuzzFeed

    "I got the Kindle Paperwhite for Christmas and it's the best gift I've received in years. It's so easy to read (you can change the font and the font size, plus there's a dark mode for when you're reading in low light), and I love that I can switch between books so easily. I also recommend this fabric cover for it — it's a bit pricier than other Kindle covers, but the fabric is waterproof, and it's got a magnet that'll hold the cover open while you read. If you're a bookworm like I am, this is life saver." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $139.99+ (available in 8GB and 32GB storage sizes).

    26. A pair of fluffy Ugg sandal slippers that'll keep your tootsies comfy, and save you from overheating. They have a rubber sole that'll keep you from slippin' and slidin' all over the place.

    BuzzFeed / Maitland

    "First thing that needs to be said is that Uggs are great! They're warm, they're cozy, and you can just slide them on when you're freezing — I won't hear otherwise! They're not exactly high fashion, but they don't *need* to be when it's a straight-up polar vortex outside. So when I saw these Ugg slipper slides with an elastic back, I just had to buy a pair. I don't know what it is about them I find the cutest: the slightly sporty elastic, the Michelin man–esque plush rolls on top, or the chunky bottoms that give you a little extra height. AND they have all the comfort of a slip-on slide, but without the feeling that your foot is going to fall out any second.

    They have a hard sole, so you can wear them as indoor slippers, half-indoor-half-outdoor take-out-the-trash-shoes, or real regular shoes (aka what I'm going to use them for). When it's still warm-ish out, I'm going to wear them with my toes poking through, but they're also going to be *so* cute with socks (team socks + sandals 'til I die!!!!!). And they're SO SOFT AND COMFY! I'm prepared to live in these all fall. Paired with leggings and a blazer? It's the perfect 'Ugh, I can barely make today happen' work outfit. I honestly want to get another pair in another of the cute colors...or the leopard print. Oh, and just FYI, I ended up sizing down in these!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $124.99+. Available in eight colours and size 5-12.

    27. A bottle of plant-based, paraben-free EcoTools makeup brush shampoo that'll get all that built-up gunk off your beauty tools. Bye, germs!

    BuzzFeed / Heather Braga

    "After reading about how necessary it is to actually clean your makeup brushes (I know, I KNOW, I should’ve been doing this for years) I was super grossed out and motivated to order the right supplies to do the job. I’ve heard good things about Ecotools makeup brush cleansing shampoo so I figured I’d start there. The Amazon listing also suggested buying a silicone makeup brush cleaning pad to go with it so I figured... why not? Well, now I’m patting myself on the back because ordering these two items was a GAME CHANGER!

    I could not believe how much residue came off my brushes in just one cleaning. You only need to use a little dab of the shampoo, so one bottle will definitely last a long time. The silicone pad made it super easy to thoroughly lather the brushes without leaving my bathroom sink in shambles. I also loved how each section was labeled with which brush should be cleaned in each area. My brushes look brand new! Don’t hesitate like I did — buy both the shampoo and the mat ASAP." —Heather Braga

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.86. Also available in a pack of two.

    28. A handy label maker that you can use to mark your territory (buzz off, roommates). It also comes in super handy for labeling meal-prepped lunches and pantry staples.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "There is nothing that satisfies me more than an organized home, and this Dymo Label maker has helped me achieve that. It prints out aesthetically pleasing little labels that you can use on storage boxes, meal prep containers, and everything in between. I especially like using it for my spice containers, pantry jars, makeup storage, and plant pots (so I know exactly what's growing where). Unlike most electronic printers, this handheld device punches the letters into the stickers, which (in my humblest of opinions) is a lot prettier than an Arial font on a plain white background. Pro tip: If you want the text to be clear, you have to press the handle a little harder, but it takes very little effort (I promise, I am really lazy and would not use it otherwise)." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    29. A hair finishing stick and cream that'll keep your wildest flyaways in place. It's like a mascara wand, but instead of combing through your lashes, it slicks your stray baby hairs down (without making them look greasy).

    Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    "That's my hair right there! As you can see, it really picks up all of the annoyingly too-short hairs near the nape of my neck that I can't gather into a high ponytail or bun. (Don't mind the remaining front-framing wispies in the "after" photo — those are there on purpose!) There is one main caveat though: I only use it if I know I'll be washing my hair either that night or the next, since it does still ~stiffen~ the areas of hair I use it on — but it's better than hairspray, in my opinion. Some reviewers say that they can just brush the gel out, but I'd prefer to just wash it out." —Sarah Han

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    30. A Click and Grow indoor garden, if you want to start gardening, but don't want to enter the great outdoors. It's a super low-maintenance herb and vegetable patch that'll have you feeling like a seasoned botanist without even trying.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "I have one of these and it's super simple to use, even if you don't have a green thumb. Just drop the included plant pods, fill it with water, plug it in, and let it get down to business. It only took a few weeks for my lettuce and basil to be harvestable and now, after a couple months of patience, my tomatoes are starting to bloom. I love it because a) it makes me feel like a successful gardener b) thanks to the reservoir, my plants won't die if I forget to water them for weeks, and c) now I have fresh herbs at my disposal at all times." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $259.99. Also available in grey and in a smaller size. It comes with three basil plant pods, three tomato plant pods, and three lettuce plant pods, but you can purchase different varieties, too.

    31. A sloth to-do notepad that'll make even your most boring plans look adorable. It has space for appointments, errands, and to-do lists.

    Emma McAnaw / Via BuzzFeed

    "There are two things I love: sloths and not forgetting what I'm supposed to do for work. And while I *am* excellent at watching every sloth video available on the internet, I am *not* great at staying organized. Enter this handy-dandy sloth to-do notepad. It helps me break down my weekly tasks by priority so I never get overwhelmed by a busy week — aka when I get an email about something I need to do, instead of going 'oh crap, I need to remember to do that later', I just write it down and finish whatever I'm doing first. I should mention each page is technically for individual days, but luckily for me I don't have an entire agenda per day, so I plan out by week.

    And for anyone who's not a natural-born multitasker, this is great for you! I, for one, like to do one thing at a time so it's great to be able to list everything by time frame (like to do soon or to do after a nap) so I can think out the order of importance. I don't have to say how SATISFYING it is to check things off when I complete them — do I sometimes write things down just to give it a check? Maybe. It also has cute ways to motivate me, like a mood- and productivity-rating method in the form of sloths. Dare I say, I owe these little sloth heads full credit for keeping me out of stress mode every week — they just a have a way with...planning? Who knew! I guess it turns out that the only way to make me act like an adult is to have me use a sloth-themed planner — but I'll take it." —Emma McAnaw

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.80.

    32. And finally, an AncestryDNA Kit that'll give you some interesting insights into your origin story. It'll even give you info on when and from where your ancestors migrated.

    Jeff Barron / BuzzFeed

    "Back when we took those aptitude tests in school, they would always have a multiple choice section for race. And I always bubbled-in Asian without hesitation. My Korean grandmother spent a large amount of my childhood raising me, and being Korean became a large part of my identity, despite only being half — my mom is Korean and my dad is a whole mix of European countries. I was told that his side was a jumble of Austrian, German, Polish, and Norwegian. Whether that was true, I didn’t know for sure. On my birthday this year, my thoughtful girlfriend bought me an AncestryDNA kit to unravel the mystery of my other half. The kit they give you is pretty simple. There’s a small tube you fill up with your saliva and a code you redeem online so that the DNA you send through the mail can be matched to your site profile.

    They compare parts of your DNA to people in different regions of the world to get a sense of where you might have some ancestry. I think the biggest WTF moment I had wasn’t discovering what my ethnic background was, but the communities that are connected to you. AncestryDNA has something called Genetic Communities that they claim are "groups of AncestryDNA members who are connected through DNA most likely because they descend from a population of common ancestors."

    There are people on the site who are listed as 'Extremely High' in how likely they are to be related to me — a possible second or third cousin that I have never met. Now that’s a trip. I’m tempted to dig into the rabbit hole of genealogy and reach out to some of these people, to learn their stories. But maybe that’s for another time. If you’re big into tracing family trees, and have a side of your heritage that you want to learn more about, take a look into AncestryDNA. Even if your results don’t surprise you, maybe the connections you make with other people on the site will." —Jeff Barron

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $129.

    Time to place an order!

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