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    27 Fun And Quirky Products You May Think You Don't Need, But Maybe Do

    Okay, but in all sincerity, you need them.

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    1. A pair of bread loaf slippers so you can do more ~loafing~ around the house. If you said you've been wanting new slippers, then these are sure to butter you up.

    bread loaf slippers

    Promising review: "They look just as expected and are very comfortable. I am so in love with these slippers. They have grip on the bottom of the shoes for added protection." —Dermot M.

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three sizes and six styles).

    2. A customizable reel viewer — perfect for a trip down nostalgia lane. Customize it with your own personal pictures and whenever you're feeling warm and fuzzy, give this a look.

    create your own reel viewer
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I bought this for my husband for our first anniversary with a reel of all of the highlights from year one of marriage. Now every year I get him a new reel of the best of moments from the previous year!" —Kitty

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $14.95+.

    3. A retro television tissue box that also doubles as a literal TV watch spot when you slide your phone into the viewing compartment. Picture it on your desk! Legendary.

    StorageBOXESArt / Etsy

    StorageBOXESArt is a small business with a plethora of storage container options from jewelry boxes to organizational containers.

    Get it from StorageBOXESArt on Etsy for $13.20.

    4. A Harry Styles charm for your Crocs...but like you NEED these. There's a ~fine line~ between want and need and these are a need. Right? Right.

    harry styles charms on croc shoe
    AJsValueDepot / Etsy

    AJsValueDepot is a small business located in Elmhurst, Illinois and has a generous selection of charms to style and customize your Crocs!

    Promising review: "Love it soooo much! Would definitely recommend to buy from here. It’s also glow in the dark which is cool." —Jai

    Get it from AJsValueDepot on Etsy for $9.99.

    5. A Yahtzee Cup Of Noodles themed game for noodles and oodles of fun. Good, now I'm hungry.


    Promising review: "A little pricey but still well worth it. Every time I see it in the house it literally plays games with my head. Well made and looks great!" —Matt

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    6. Meryl Streep saint candles because if you praise the ground queen Meryl walks on you'll audibly scream for these. Meryl as a churro? INCREDIBLE.

    meryl streep saint candles
    SaintCelebrity / Etsy

    SaintCelebrity is a small business based in Brooklyn, New York and have some of my most favorite celeb gag gifts. I personally own their Meryl Streep on a samoa keychain (lol).

    Promising review: "So beautiful and vibrant! Perfect gift for my funny friends who LOVE Meryl (because who doesn't?)" —Colleen Cora

    Get one from SaintCelebrity on Etsy for $12+ (available 11 options and with or without gift wrap).

    7. A Baby Yoda night-light if your room is in some desperate need of galactic glow in the wee hours of the night. When in doubt, Baby Yoda will always be there to *light* the way.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    "I am admittedly obsessed with 'The Child' and can't get enough of him — that includes letting him reign over my bathroom at night in the form of the night-light." —Heather Braga / BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    8. And a pair of glowing light saber chopsticks that'll make enjoying sushi an outta this world experience.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    Here what my co-work Emma has to say about these:

    As you can see from the above GIF, I bought these for myself, and I love them to pieces. TBH, I use them as decor every bit as much as I use them to eat. Sometimes I just keep them in my work area to light them up during the day to feel fancy. They toggle back and forth between a bunch of different colors, like red, blue, yellow, purple, and multicolor, so you can either make them match *or* have a red and blue one together and bring ~balance~ to the Force.

    Promising review: "I purchased these for a friend's birthday present (he is a sushi waiter) and these are flippin' AMAZING. I ordered two sets by mistake, but I am totally keeping the second pair for another gift (or for myself!). These are sure to be great conversation pieces and attention-getters. Way to go!" —T. Redwood

    Get it from Amazon for $11.98.

    9. A Lisa Frank stationery super pack to relive the glory days of pasting stickers all over your diary and Polaroid pictures. This set alone comes with over 2,200 stickers. 😍🌈


    Set includes a sticker pad, art box, coloring tools, and notepad.

    Promising review: "Bought this as a throwback gift for my friend's 25th birthday and there were so many things in this one pack I couldn’t believe it! It got delivered super quick and it looked so cute all packaged together with tons of stickers and bright colors. Totally worth the money." —Andee

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    10. A heart-shaped ring light so when you're recording videos trying to become TikTok famous you'll have lighting to thank for it. These even show little heart shapes reflected in your eyes when recording videos (screams in kawaii). ❤️

    heart ring light with phone holder
    Kawaii Lighting

    This ring light is adjustable so you can cater your lighting needs to a T. Adjusting temperatures between 3,000 Kelvin and 5,500 Kelvin has never been easier. There is also a built in USB charging port so you devices will never run out of battery when you're recording!

    Preorder it from Kawaii Lighting for $299 (originally $349).

    11. A double-sided mug featuring artwork inspired by The Lizzie McGuire Movie — also known as the movie of the millennial generation (okay, well it's the movie of MY childhood at least)... *Sing to me Paolo!*

    double sided mug
    JuniorHighPress / Etsy

    JuniorHighPress is a small business based in Los Angeles, California and offers a slew of fun mugs and accessories featuring some of your fave pop culture references.

    Promising review: "Love this mug! I ordered the 15 oz and it’s perfect for this all day coffee and tea drinker. The quality of the mug and printing is great too." —Melissa Quezada

    Get it from JuniorHighPress on Etsy for $16.99+ (available in two sizes).

    12. A Heinz Ketchup fleece throw blanket if you take your ketchup with a side of ketchup on top of ketchup. Now you can be wrapped in your favorite condiment anytime ya want.

    heinz ketchup throw blanket

    This tomato of a blanket is made of 100% silk touch polyester, and features a soft lining.

    Get it from Toynk for $29.99.

    13. A Kaja Cheeky Stamp so you can apply your blush with a fun twist with its heart-shaped applicator. Pop a heart on your cheeks and blend out with your makeup sponge or brush for a flirty flush.

    model holds cheeky stamp

    Promising review: "Tbh I'm generally a cheap person with my makeup, but this was worth the spend for me. I use a bit of it across my nose and cheeks and it is a softer look with this shade. It applies/blends with my fingers really well, my favorite part of my everyday makeup. I haven't tried it on top of foundation yet as I put the foundation around where my blush will go and then apply the stamp right on my skin. I think my pores look gross with powder blush and I'd say this looks way better. Looks adorable with highlighter on top and so far it lasts well throughout the day. Also this is the first product I actually took the time to review if that says anything!" —cnk23

    Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in seven shades).

    14. A Wildflower mushroom phone case to supply your most-used tech device with some Wonderland vibes.

    wildflower mushroom phone case
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I love it!! I love Wildflower, they really protect my phone and this design is just AMAZING and cute! I mean, look at it!" —beatricecadieux

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $35 (available for iPhone 12/12 pro and in three patterns).

    15. A dinosaur-shaped chip and dip set that'll hold your homemade tacos or chips and look ~DINO-MITE~ while doing so.,

    Promising review: "We are always looking for ways to make food fun! Our 6-year-old dinosaur lover is having a blast with his new Nachosaurus. The "stegosaurus" holds a good amount of chips, and we are loving the separated bowl for two different dips. Super fun!" –Jen Larcom

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    16. A cute little vacuum to help you clean up tiny messes (that unfortunately doesn't include the crappy week you recently had, although we'd love to vacuum that mess up).

    Small vacuum
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This vacuum is a great gift for yourself and others! Bought this as a gag gift/white elephant and it was a hit! It isn’t the most functional, it’s a great electronic lint roller, vacuum for small spaces, and dust collector. However, it’s cute and simply unique! PS- THE VACUUM COMES WITH A CORD!!" —Tsls

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15.95.

    17. A Popsicle lip tint for adding a wash of color to your pout without committing to a super bright color. It's just like your lips, but better.


    Promising review: "The best lip stain I have used yet. The color, smell, texture, taste, and packaging are all exceptional. It’s not very moisturizing (which I don’t expect in a stain anyway), but it’s definitely NOT drying. It’s water-based, which makes the texture delightful. There is no strong chemical smell or taste. The longevity isn’t great, but the “pros” outweighed that simple “con”. The packaging is clever and cute, the applicator is excellent so reapplication is not a hassle. The price was fantastic." —LM

    Get it from Amazon for $5.23+ (available in four shades).

    18. A baby Groot Chia Pet that truly transcends decades by bringing the good 'ole '90s into the 21st century...

    baby groot chia pet

    Promising review: "I mean ... it’s a Chia Pet ... and it’s Groot. What could be more perfect or appropriate?! The kit came nicely packed and nothing was damaged. It was sealed in plastic too so no moisture could attack our hero during shipping. It makes a great gift and the recipient is genuinely happy to receive it." —Bgftd1

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    19. A Saucemoto dip clip you can pop on your vents so you can enjoy your chicken nuggets and barbecue sauce in peace. *Adds to cart immediately*


    Promising review: "Thanks to my daughter and TikTok, we both have these in our car. I absolutely love this! I've tried this with a few different sauces and they work great. Some you will have to remove the white dish but no biggie. If you eat on the go or just like to sit and eat your lunch this is definitely for you. I'd purchase this item again." —Africa Green

    Get set of two from Amazon for $10.25.

    20. A mini desktop bowling set so in those off-hours where you're not scrambling to get to your next Zoom call, you can hit a few spares and strikes. Calling all competitive sports fans!!!


    Set includes a board bowling lane with a wooden guard rail, one bowling launch ramp, a steel mini bowling ball, and 10 pins.

    Promising review: "This mini bowling game set is of very good quality and quite cute! Well-made and fun for children. Easy to play alone or with a friend. It’s a great gift idea for a bowling fan at this price. Granddaughter loves it!" —Blue Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    21. An exfoliating jellyfish brush to assist you with your weekly exfoliations. Nothing like a good deep pore scrubbing with a buddy.

    This is foaming and cleansing sponge in one! Your exfoliation session includes some massaging from the silicone bristles and the sponge, which helps remove excess makeup. It has over 2,000 5-star reviews on Amazon!

    Promising review: "I was looking for a soft scrubby for my face and when I saw this cute little guy, I knew it'd be perfect — and it is! The top is scrubby but not too abrasive, so I can scrub pretty hard without it scratching the heck out of my face. There is a sponge inside that fills up with whatever soap I'm using so I don't have to worry about running dry. I use a stick cleanser, rub it on my face, scrub away with this thing, and rinse it out under the water. The inside spongey is removable so if you don't like it for some reason, you can just take it out. Anyway, I bought this thing months ago and it is still in perfect condition with daily use and its adorable little face is still well intact. I mean, just look at it. How could anyone not want it in their life immediately?" —TF

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

    22. A moon lamp for providing a moody glow on your bedside table to enjoy while you're doing your nightly reading.

    moon lamp on table

    It has two color settings — white or yellow light, and it features a rechargeable batter that when fully charged, can stay lit for 8-10 hours!

    Promising review: "This was meant to be a b-day present for someone else, but I loved it so much I just kept it for me! It's a perfect night light to keep beside your bed or just to create a cozy atmosphere! Very lightweight and easy to charge! I love the fact that you can increase or decrease the intensity of the brightness to your liking. Perfect gift for yourself or a loved one! I got the smallest one but I bet the bigger ones are equally beautiful!" —Dhanya

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+.

    23. A Lizzie McGuire eyeshadow palette with the most on-brand shadow names your Disney Channel-loving heart only dreamt of but is now a reality. This palette is was dreams are made of...literally.

    lizzie mcguire eyeshadow palette

    The palette includes 12 late '90s, early 2000s-esque shades that if you ever shopped at Limited Too, you know these are IT. Shimmers, mattes, and glitters galore make up this collectible palette.

    Get it from Colourpop for $22.

    24. A Blockbuster party game in case you too miss trekking to your local video store and picking out the latest movie off the shelves of endless VHS cassettes. I know I do.

    Blockbuster party game

    Take a trip down memory lane where players take turns acting out 200 classic movies. Yes, even Gen Z's who didn't get to experience all the Blockbuster glory can play as long as they've seen movies!

    Get it from Firebox for $29.

    25. A memory foam baguette wrist rest that'll stay put at your computer so when you're typing away on your keyboard, you don't have to worry about the pain of your forearms resting on the hard surface.

    A reviewer's photo of the baguette wrist rest in front of their keyboard

    Promising review: "Ever want to be the source of both envy and disdain by your coworkers? Ever want to just relax on a nice, soft baguette? Now you can! I was worried this bread was gonna be a little stinky out of the package, but it actually had zero odor. It came in a super cute bag that looked just like what you'd pick up your long loaf in at the grocery! PSA: It does have a tag that says 'Congrats on your Marriage' or similar, so if you're sending this as a gift, it's good to know. Overall very squishy and hilarious. Perfect for a wrist rest, or just to carry in your back pocket for emergencies." —Meg R.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    26. A kitten ear headband for keeping your hair out of your face while you apply your nightly skincare routine. You won't have to worry about your hair getting stuck in your clay mask anymore (and c'mon — it's sooooo cute).

    Customer wears kitten headband

    Promising review: "First of all fast shipping it got here just in time. It is so cute, I love my new headband and it's just perfect to take my makeup off and wash my face." —ednaellis

    Get it from Amazon for $5.80.

    27. And a pack of fruit socks to add a bit if sweetness to your shoe game. There's even an avocado 🥑 pair!

    SheSocks / Etsy

    SheSocks is a small business located in San Diego and specializes in...yep, you guessed it, socks! You're bound to find your new fave pair in this shop.

    Promising review: "Shipped fast. They are so cute, soft, and sooo comfy! Colors are exactly like in the pictures. My daughter and I love 'em.🤩!" —Rhodora Borge

    Get a pack of four from SheSocks on Etsy for $16.

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