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    Updated on Feb 4, 2020. Posted on Jan 21, 2020

    26 Products That Will Help Solve All Your Winter-Related Woes

    The term "winter wonderland" can finally feel like a real thing.

    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 drain cover so you can fill your tub all the way to the tippy top. You need all the water you can get — it's cold out there!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Can I give this thing 10 gold stars? I have a four foot bathtub (so small it should be illegal) so I used to bring a towel in the tub to cover myself just to keep warm because the water was so shallow. I've used this drain cover three times and now I literally bask in my Epsom salt baths. The silence is wonderful; I used to seethe at hearing the precious bath water drip-drop down the overflow drain. Buy it, hands down a peace preserver." —M. Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. An unreasonably cuddly throw blanket that you should only buy if you plan on hibernating underneath it until April.

    Anthropologie

    I have this blanket and haven't moved from under it since I got it. It's silky soft on the bottom and thickly furry on top. I can't even begin to describe how perfectly snuggly this thing is.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $98 (available in four colors).

    3. Or a more budget-friendly fleece blanket that reviewers say has an equally impressive level of snuggliness.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Seriously, y'all...if you're looking for a soft and unique blankie, then look no further. This item ranks high up there among my favorite Amazon purchases. The 'underside' is a more traditional blanket weave while the outer is the fantastically soft and 'hair' shag job you see in the pictures. When I'm truly chilly, I tend to flip the traditional side down to cover me up all nice and snug-like. When I want to feel like I'm being draped in a decadent blanket of the gods woven in wispy, (faux) newborn baby hair...I flip that soft sucker over and bellow a sigh of passion (too much?)." —Bitcoin Zeitgeist

    Get it from Amazon for $35.98+ (available in fives sizes and 18 colors).

    4. And a fuzzy pet bed so you can reclaim your favorite blanket without leaving Fido out in the cold.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $22.95+ (available in 15 colors).

    5. A mug warmer to keep your tea hot, no matter how cruelly cold your home gets.

    Amazon

    Reviewers say it helps to top your mug with a silicone lid.

    Promising review: "I bought this to keep my tea warm. I figured I could use it on the cup, but actually decided to try it on the pot. I have a small 24 oz pot and it stays quite hot to the point where I have to let it cool a bit before I can drink it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    6. A gratitude journal so you can celebrate the good days (40 degree weather) and then look back on them on the bad days (-5 degree weather).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Just started using this journal after being in a bit of a funk at the start of this year. I researched many different journals but this was the only one that I felt was simple, that didn't make too many 'demands' on my time, that was straightforward — in short, exactly what I was looking for. It's a simple concept, and I've only been doing it for a week, but I find myself looking for things to be thankful for and adding lines below the three provided and writing in the margins...all because I want to." —silkeymilkey

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. A pair of sheepskin insole inserts to add the snuggle factor to your slippers.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Nice quality shearling insoles. I have LL Bean house moccasins which are several years old and I just place a new insole into them each year. These are very nice and make my lovely old moccasins feel like new again. I’ve been using them every day since I got them last November and so far they are holding up very well." —Bianca K.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 6W–14M).

    8. A subscription to Book of the Month because you're going to need SOMETHING to do while hiding inside from the cold weather.

    Book of the Month

    This is a super fun subscription service that sends you a new or best selling hardcover book. Each month, BOTM features five awesome books, you pick one (or more), and it's sent right to your door. If you don't like any of the five recommended books, there is also a wider collection of older books to choose from, or you can skip a month. No more excuses for not reading more! Learn more about this subscription box.

    Get it from Book of the Month for $14.99/month.

    9. An all-natural coffee scrub so you can shed a layer of your old skin and feel like a brand new person in the new year.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This scrub leaves your body feeling like velvet for days. It's a hassle and a little messy and it takes an awkward five to ten minutes letting it soak in, but it's amazing and so nourishing." —Marija Heibel

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    10. A set of roasting sticks that work sooo much better than, idk, just a random stick you found on the ground.

    amazon.com

    Each comes with a different color handle and all extend to 34 inches.

    Promising review: "We've owned these sticks for over a month and have used them about five times at adult gatherings. It's fun to have friends over around the fire and an easy meal with a few added sides. We've eaten hot dogs more times in one month than we have in a year. They are designed well and just what you need for your roasting pleasure. We've roasted hot dogs and marshmallows on them and have not been disappointed. I love the different colors to distinguish each person's stick. After use, I give a quick wash with the dish wand, dry, put the little red tubes back on the ends, stick them in the bag, and their ready to go for the next time. I'm happy with my purchase!" —Nikkikole

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $15.95.

    11. Protective wax to keep your bootie-hating pup's paws safe from the elements.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this to use on my dog's paws before our winter walks and it does exactly what it says. I have found another use that is amazing. My old dog has something called hyperkeratosis on his nose. It's an excessive skin growth that gets super dry and cracks on his nose. I decided to try Musher's Secret on his nose and in just two days the difference in significant and amazing. The Musher's Secret is softening the extra skin and allowing it to slough off." —shannon Reed

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes).

    12. A tea organizer that will ~leaf~ you with so much more space.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Do I really need a tea bag organizer? That's what I was thinking when I ordered this. And when I took it out of the box. And when I filled the first little bag holder. But as the pile of empty boxes grew larger, I knew the answer was yes, I do need a tea bag organizer. I was using a whole shelf and a half of jumbled tea boxes, which I had to sift through to look for a specific tea. In the end, I think this held about eight or nine boxes of tea bags (I crammed some of them). I am so happy that I got this!" —Sarah C.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99,

    13. A pair of bamboo charcoal deodorizers sure to zap any bad smells that might be haunting your boots.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a pair of black leather flats that stank so badly my husband would yell at me if I took them off anywhere near him. But I love the shoes! So I had to find something to make the stench go away without leaving me with an allergic reaction. Mini Moso was the answer. I honestly couldn’t believe it. A few days after placing them in my prized off shoes, I took a whiff from about a foot away. Nothing. I got closer. Nothing. I stuck my nose practically in the shoe. Ok, maybe that’s pushing things, but I’ve got to tell you that 95% of the broken-in leather grossness was gone. So happy!" —Erin

    Get a pair from Amazon for $9.95.

    14. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets possibly made out of fairy dust, because they'll totally wipe away years of grime in mere minutes.

    amazon.com

    Just fill your dirty mug with water, add a tablet, let fizz for half an hour, and then rinse!

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $7.99.

    Check out our closer look at these Bottle Bright tablets for more incredible before and afters.

    15. A jar of O'Keeffe's hand cream you'll want to marinate your dry paws in all winter.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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 a 3.4-ounce jar from Amazon for $7.29.

    16. A cult-favorite down jacket that thousands of people swear by for staying super warm and looking like a trendy marshmallow.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "2,000+ reviews are not wrong — this is a great jacket! The hood lining is very warm and cozy, the sleeve cuffs keep your lower arms warm, and the side zippers allow the jacket to be tightened or loosened as needed. I doubt I'll say anything that hasn't already been said but I for one am very pleased with this jacket! Great price, fast shipping, good quality, and warm! Thanks, Orolay team, for a great product!" —_

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in sizes XXS–5X and six colors).

    17. A windshield cover to prevent snow and ice from accumulating on your car. Just peel it off and drive!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Just think of the time you could save! This comes with four magnets to keep the cover down.

    Promising review: "I just recently bought this product and it definitely lives up to my expectations. It has been windy all day and it has stayed on no problem. I have a Chevy sonic and it completely covers the windshield. I'd expect it to fit a much larger windshield, too. It keeps the snow off." —Shelby

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    18. A lil' raincoat for your bag, because an umbrella can only do so much against the wet snow, and your favorite purse is NOT waterproof.

    Amazon

    This was a product on Shark Tank! They didn't get the deal, but it's still a great investment if you don't want a soggy purse.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    19. A doggy foot cleaner to quickly get your pup's paws squeaky clean so they can get back to lounging on your furniture instead of the expensive pet bed you got them.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Best. Thing. Ever. This product works like a charm. It gets the sand from between their pads, and is gentle enough that even my most stubborn pup tolerates it! I have a terrier/schnauzer that likes to dig, a mini golden doodle that is prissy about her paws and a standard labradoodle puppy that is still very fuzzy. We have a farm where it is extremely sandy and we stay in a travel trailer. The amount of sand they were tracking in to the camper was ridiculous. It takes me three minutes to clean and dry off all of their paws. Seriously the best purchase I have made!" —Rachel

    Get it on Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes and colors).

    20. A pair of snuggly combat boots that are surely what Metric was singing about in "Combat Baby."

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE BOOTIES. If you are considering buying them, DO IT. You will not be displeased. They fit true to size! I have a wide foot and was worried I might have to return them because it didn't come with a wide-sized option, but the shoes fit PERFECTLY! So happy and can't wait to get more colors of the same boot!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $16.41+ (available in sizes 5.5–10 and three colors).

    21. A microchip pet door so your dog can come and go without bringing home any unexpected friends looking to get out of the cold. Y'know, like a raccoon or your neighbor's cat who bites.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "OK so I've done A LOT of research on doggy doors that will fit my needs for my two chihuahua mixes. My boyfriend is totally paranoid about critters coming in through a doggy door, so the only way he would agree to let me install one was on the condition that I get a totally high-tech one that eases his paranoia. This is definitely the best pet door technology on the market, and despite the steep cost of the product and the installation, I think it is well worth the money for all the things it can do. Please note that this version of the pet door **ONLY** scans microchips from one side (the tunnel side, intended for the outside." —Sibeal WolfStar

    Get it from Amazon for $134.

    22. An oversized cashmere sweater you can get lost in just as easily as a good book next to a roaring fire.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This sweater is so cute, soft, and comfortable!! It is definitely oversized, but it really is cute with jeggings and boots. I cannot express enough how comfy and soft it is, it is like being wrapped in a blanket!" —Sparkler22

    Get it from Amazon for $39.35+ (available in 18 styles).

    23. A silicone freezing tray that lets you section your leftover food into perfect frozen portions so you don't have to unfrost your entire vat of winter stew every time you want a single serving.

    Amazon

    It comes with a lid to help maintain freshness and keep out odors. It's made of food-safe silicone that's BPA-free and dishwasher-safe. It's great for little sides of beans, sauces, soups, and more.

    Promising review: "This is the best invention since sliced bread! How many times have you thrown out soup that you forgot about in your fridge??? Well, say goodbye to spoiled soup! Finally, a way to store measured quantities of broth, but I love to use mine for soup and...wait for it...SMOOTHIES! These cubes are the best for freezing measured quantities of smoothies, simply throw one in the Vitamix, and boom! You have a fresh, already icy cold smoothie for breakfast or a snack! For anyone with limited freezer space which, let's face it, is most of us, this is a real gem. I was a bit worried about how easily the cubes would slide out, but no problems at all! The best part is how easy the cubes store in a gallon sized ziplock bag so you can reuse the cubes. AND they are dishwasher safe??? Souper Cubes, why did you take so long to come into my life!??! I can't wait until the holiday season so I can gift these as stocking stuffers — to anyone I know, you now know your gift." —jane s. catalano

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    24. A baby wipe warmer, because there's nothing your baby will hate more than a cold wipe shocking them awake in the middle of the night.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this thing. I’m SO glad I got it. My child is two months old and we’ve been using it since we got home and there’s been zero mold, it’s super easy to fill, holds a whole pack of wipes, has a nice long cord, a little light, and locks on the sides of the bottom lid to keep it down when pulling out wipes. Now, when I use cold wipes in the daytime, they bother my hands because I’m used to the warm wipes, so I can’t imagine how nice it is for my little one to have them warmed up. It heats up only on the top of the lockable portion of the warmer. Not too hot, not too cold and no little hands can get into it as long as it’s locked. The only issue (which isn’t huge) that I’ve run into is that when the wipes get low, the inside gets pretty hot. This is fixed as soon as it’s filled again. I was so indecisive on this issue and I’m so glad I decided to splurge." —BR

    Get it from Amazon for $24.70.

    25. A pair of fleece-lined leggings that are basically just blankets for your legs.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $10.98+ (available in eight colors; get plus sizes here).

    26. A heated car seat cover, because everyone deserves a nice, toasty bun.

    Amazon

    The soft velour covers come with three heat settings.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.45.

    Winter isn't all bad!

    Disney

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