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    29 Things You'll End Up Recommending To Everyone You Know

    You're gonna have to sit everyone down and INSIST they get check out this new thing you bought.

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    1. A classic KitchenAid standing mixer for mixing up cakes, meringues, cookies, whipped potatoes, and anything else you like to serve with a side of kitchen appliance advice.

    Seriously...who DOESN'T recommend this thing the first chance they get?

    Promising review: "This is a kitchen game changer. Mashed potatoes made in minutes, saving my hands the ache from hand mashing. Two minutes to mix cookie dough. Bought some extra attachments so we could make veggie noodles and pasta. This is an investment for your kitchen. Consider the counter footprint. It's a beautiful appliance and should be displayed. (It's also sturdy and heavy, so you won't want to pull it out of the cabinet every time you want to use it.) It's worth every dollar. With the basic mixer, you receive the mixing bowl, whisk, bread hook, and mixing paddle. You can do a lot with these. Invest in other attachments as you can. I know my mom would've loved an appliance like this when I was a kid." —Pamela Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $279.95 (available in 48 colors).

    2. A Coco & Eve hair mask made with coconut and fig that works so well, you'll be saying "hair ye, hair ye," as you address the town hall meeting about this miracle product.

    Coco & Eve,

    Promising review: "Incredible!!! I have bleached hair and this product made it super soft and shiny. I have advertised for this all over my Instagram because of how much good it did my hair. I already have people buying the product because of my results. Thank you so much for this." —Rayrayfray

    Get it from Amazon for $49.90.

    3. A door handle pouch to hang on your front door, so it's almost impossible to leave without your keys/checks/doggy bags/head.

    Promising review: "I'm so glad I purchased this! I have a tendency to forget stupid things or spend 15 minutes searching for my keys in the morning. This is great because now I'm in the habit of putting my wallet in one of the pockets and attaching my keys to the hook as soon as I walk in the door. There are three different sized pockets so smaller items can be placed in the front one so they don't get lost. The back has a strap to put letters so you remember them. It's able to fit most standard sized envelopes and they stick out behind the organizer so you won't miss them. The material is sturdy and has held up to a few weeks of usage at the busiest door in my house. A smart purchase for sure!" —Joey L.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    4. An intriguing mushroom coffee that's so fun-ghi to drink you'll want everyone try it.

    The coffee comes in individual packets that you can mix with hot water (add some ghee or milk for a creamier taste). It tastes like a milder coffee and can provide a less intense energy boost without the jitters. See BuzzFeed's full review of this coffee.

    Promising review: "I have no idea if there will legitimately be any real benefits to ingesting these 'super-'mushrooms in my coffee, but what I do know is this: They taste good, and they leave me less jittery than regular coffee. That could be just the result of drinking slightly less caffeine in my coffee, but either way, it satisfies my craving for coffee and it tastes good." —Kate O'Neill

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $12.18+ (available in three types).

    5. A pair of pull cords so you can immediately tell which cord turns on the light and which turns on the fan. You know everyone is gonna be a huge fan of this!

    Promising review: "I love these pulls. It makes it super easy to figure out which pull chain does what, even just by feeling them in the dark. These are a brushed nickel with frosted plastic. They're lightweight metal. The plastic is not super cheap feeling; I can't feel and seams on it or anything like that." —J. Spangenberg

    Get them from Amazon for $7.78 or a bronze pair for $12.95.

    6. A strategic card game called Unstable Unicorns that's all about building your own unicorn army before your friends, so you can crush them under your golden hoof. You'll want to play with your friends all the time, assuming you still have them after the first game.

    Promising review: "This game has some of the most enjoyable artwork that I've seen in a game. The puns are funny, and the gameplay is simple, while still being fun. The first play-through is magical because you get to see all kinds of fun unicorns. The following play-throughs are still enjoyable, because the gameplay itself is enchanting." —S. M. Hortin

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    7. A vitamin subscription to Ritual you'll want everyone to know about so they can be as healthy as you.

    Ritual, Rachel Wilkerson Miller

    These multi-vitamins for women are non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free. They pack of a stronger punch than most of the multi-vitamins you can find on the pharmacy shelf. Also, the packaging is just beautiful. See BuzzFeed's full review of these vitamins.

    Get a one-month supply from Ritual for $30.

    8. A Harry's razor for an affordable but high-quality shave that will make you want to start a podcast just so you can promote it.

    Promising review: "Absolutely the best shave I've ever had! I'd been using Gillette Fusion Power for years, spending a small fortune on refill blades. And even with a brand new blade I still wasn't satisfied with the comfort or the closeness of the shave. The first time I used Harry's I was impressed. No nicks, no burning, and no five-o'clock shadow left behind. I can't yet vouch for the longevity of the blade, because I've only used it twice. But I trust that will be good, too. The razor comes with two refills to start with and when it's time to buy more refills, for $16 you get eight! Literally half the cost of Gillette. Harry's is a win-win!" —raprent

    Get a starter set with a handle, shaving gel, and razors from Harry's for $15 or get a handle with two razors from Walmart for $9.97 (available in four colors).

    9. An electric wine opener to make popping bottles so easy, you won't let anyone else suffer through the old-fashioned way ever again.,

    Promising review: "I ordered this for my smokin' hot GF back in 2012. Fast forward three years later and this $20 wine opener is still with me and my smokin' hot GF is now my smokin' hot wife. I never thought either one would be with me for this long...but life is good. We like to have a good time...I mean...we effin' get down on some wine. So this bad boy probably pops open a new bottle every two days. It has stayed plugged in to our wall for over three years now (I halfway expected the battery would have burned out by now, but nope!). We haven't even had to replace the screw yet — still works like new — I'm shocked and impressed this $20 opener has faithfully lasted this long." —DaveyG

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    10. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey that tastes good on everything, meaning you'll want to start encouraging your friends to have it on hand when you come over for dinner.

    See my full review of this spicy honey.

    Promising review: "I was a skeptic, but now I AM a believer. This mixed up honey is absolutely fabulous. I ordered three bottles more after my initial order. Why? Because it is really good on everything. And I mean EVERYTHING. Soft pretzels, toast, biscuits, waffles, cereal, yogurt, ice cream, and definitely pizza. Gives everything in your kitchen a small kick of sweet heat flavor without burning your mouth. I have told many of my friends about this magical elixir and they all agree — this is the BEST specialty honey any of us have ever had. Don’t hesitate to buy it. It is absolutely wonderful stuff. I most HIGHLY recommended!" —Jeff R. Clow

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    11. A desk pedaler to help you keep circulation going in your legs without the pain of a standing desk. You might not even have to recommend it — your co-workers will see it and buy their own immediately.

    Promising review: "Really perfect for me. I have averaged about 50 miles per day and have lost 4 pounds in one week. Really well built and totally silent. I'm 5'8 and I do have to sit in a low chair but it works well and I do computer work and talk on the phone while burning about 1,000 calories a day! You can't beat that. I was looking at more expensive solutions but I won't look anymore. Completely satisfied." —Phil

    Get it from Amazon for $159.

    12. A seven-in-one Instant Pot that will pretty much cook dinner for you, freeing up plenty of time to talk about it to your friends.,

    It's good for slow cooking, cooking rice, steaming, food warming, pressure cooking, yogurt making, and sautéing. See BuzzFeed's full review on the Instant Pot.

    Promising review: "There are so many people who say the can't cook, but I swear I'm on a whole new level of not being able to cook. This little appliance helps expand our menu and I have learned to do so much with it. I will sum up in a nutshell, I love how easy it is and how I throw everything in it comes out done. No stirring and not many messy dishes. I still don't love it for meats (which I don't eat much of anyway), but I think that's just a matter of needing to experiment more with them. I seriously can't believe how many foods can be cooked in here!" —Aundrea

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in three sizes).

    And check out some Instant Pot recipes that you can try with your new purchase.

    13. A pack of stovetop protectors to keep your kitchen sparkly and free of grease splatter. Your guests won't have to wonder your secret — you'll want to tell them immediately.

    Just cut these into shape and stick 'em on! When they get dirty, you can wash them off in the sink.

    Promising review: "These are sooo handy. Not only did I use them in my kitchen, but also on the side burner of my gas grill! Makes cleanup a snap — no more scrubbing until my hand is sore!" —ReBecca Z.

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $11.99.

    14. A super-effective, natural stainer remover that's so effective, it'll be like you never spilled that ice coffee at all. Until you spill the beans and tell everyone about how great this stuff works.

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this stain remover.

    Promising review: "I've tried several stain removers and have to say this stuff really does remove stains. It has removed: blood, grape juice, baby barf, chocolate, grass stains, sweat stains, melon, pretty much everything. I have to say I was almost shocked at how well this worked. My wife says they should rename it 'chill mom,' because she no longer worries about stains at all. That's priceless when you have a very curious and adventurous little boy who keeps finding new ways to get dirty." —Martin Isaksen

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    15. A six-pack of fruit fly traps to take back your kitchen, because the only one that should be buzzing in your home is you, about this awesome product.

    Promising review: "Me and my wife had plenty of tiny flies everywhere at home and that was awfully annoying, so I bought this trap to see if it worked. During the first 2-3 days it didn't attract a single fly, but then it turns out the curiosity of the small insects got the best of them. It shows pretty impressive work in the picture I have attached even though we still have a few smarter ones that didn't get caught yet. Great creation and brilliant design; a 'make life easier' product. Worth purchasing." —Cee Zhang

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $14.54.

    16. A pack of pimple patches that will zap your whiteheads faster than you can complain about them.,

    They use hydrocolloid material to vacuum the gunk right out of your face while keeping it protected from bacteria and debris. See BuzzFeed's full write-up on these magical patches.

    Promising review: "Omg, where has this been my whole life? Why did nobody talk about hydrocolloid patches when I was a teen? These truly do shrink your pimples (as long as it is an open or popped one). I just put one on before bed and by morning, voilà! All that's left is a small bump, if anything at all. I seriously couldn't believe my eyes. (All those years of suffering from acne! I'm in my thirties now with hormonal acne, btw.) These are magic!" —Julie W.

    Get a pack of 24 patches from Amazon for $4.97.

    17. An easy-to-use wireless speaker so good, even the bands you play on it will be singing the gadget's praises.

    Taylor Miller / BuzzFeed

    So good in fact, that it was named one of the best portable speakers by BuzzFeed Reviews!!!

    Promising review: "This speaker is amazing and for the price, it is loud, lasts about two days on one charge, and pairs automatically. It's fully waterproof and is safe sitting next to the pool, beach or wherever your travels take you." —Planekiller1

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    18. A magnetic screen door that lets you (or your guests, children, or pets) run in and out of the house, hands-free.

    Promising review: "This works well and our cat enjoys coming in and out of it. I had the whole thing up in about five minutes. Remember to mount the middle (where the doors meet) slightly higher than the corners (an inch or two) and the magnets will close just fine." —Chase

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    19. A spiral-bound book of New York Times Monday crossword puzzles so you can take a break from screens and give your brain a little work-out (until you grab your phone and start tweeting about how great crossword books are).

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    There are tons of crossword books on the market, but this one feels special. Maybe it's the gorgeous cover and hidden spiral-bound spine. It just feels nice to curl up with on the couch. The Monday puzzles are super easy, so they're great for beginners! If you want something more challenging, try the Saturday or Sunday versions.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.48, Barnes & Noble for $10.43, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    20. A "nice" cream maker that transforms frozen fruit into delectable soft serve. You won't be able to stop 'gramming your healthy sundaes.,

    See BuzzFeed's full review of Yohanas frozen dessert maker.

    Promising review: "We have been enjoying the Yonanas maker for about a month now. We use it almost every day. Actually, my 9-year-old daughter is the primary user and makes desserts for the whole family daily. She puts whipped cream on top, but 100% fruit desserts are delicious as well." —Luiza Kleina

    Get it from Amazon for $39.49.

    21. A roll-on migraine relief stick you can roll on whenever you feel a headache coming.

    Read why one BuzzFeeder swears by this "low-key miracle." (#6)

    Promising review: "I have had tension and migraine headaches for around 20 years. I have tried everything. OTC medication, prescription medication, pain injections, chiropractor etc... This topical oil has given me relief for nearly six weeks now. I have only had two or three headaches in that time and they were mild. I ordered more already so I have some in my car and at home, and I bought some for two of my friends who suffer from chronic migraines. I would recommend this product to anyone with migraines. It is phenomenal." —Mary D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    22. A bottle of squalane oil that will deliver an instant hit of hydration to pretty much anywhere on your body.

    I use this stuff every night and it's helped my face become softer, firmer, and more even. No other skin care product has had such visible results. I want to shout about this product from the mountain tops.

    Promising review: "I first discovered Biossance online and fell in love with the brand! The squalane oil is a fabulous oil with so many uses! It has brightened my skin with only a couple of drops, and I have used it on my cuticles with great success. On occasion, I have added a couple of drops to my body lotion when I felt particularly dry and voila! problem solved. Whether you want only one multi-purpose oil, or you want another to add to your regime, Biossance is a great choice." —relson

    Get it from Sephora for $58.

    23. A seat gap filler to keep all your knick-knacks and debris from falling into your car's black hole, never to be seen again.

    Promising review: "I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize it would be one of my most favorite gadgets ever! I don't know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it's soft! It's just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat! There really isn't another product that compares to this. That's why I gave it 5 stars!" —Tessa Forbes

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    24. A grout pen that will make your tile floors look so brand spanking new, you won't be able to stop asking people to admire your floors.,

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by how far these went. I did the entire floor of my large master bathroom plus a little of the shower with one pen. Some tips: Shake very well when first taking out of the package and any time you start working again after a pause. Depress the tip several times on to a paper plate or directly onto the grout line to get the paint flowing. Press very lightly when going over the grout. The tips lasted almost all the way to the end of my project. I would do about a 1x1 foot area, then pass over it lightly with a damp paper towel to get any overage off the tile. It is pretty forgiving and you have quite a bit of working time before it dries completely. If the tip gets too ragged you can pull it out (I used the damp paper towel) and flip it around. This was not a quick task but it went faster than I thought it would. I was worried the white would look too bright, but it just makes everything look so much cleaner. Very happy with this product!" —Jenelle

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (four colors).

    25. A variety pack of Banza, aka chickpea pasta that's such an effective pasta alternative that you may never return to the original — or stop praising it.

    See BuzzFeed's glowing review for this delicious pasta alternative.

    Promising review: "My wife and I had stopped eating pasta for the most part in our at home diet in an attempt to curb overall carb consumption. I missed pasta and I longed for its sweet and usually sauce covered embrace. I first came across Banza in the aisles at Sprouts and figured I'd give it a try. I'm now taking time out of my day to write a review to support this new product. It's a great substitute for pasta, especially for those looking to keep a higher protein diet and to reduce carbohydrate intake. It prepares the same and tastes great. Prepare it however you love your pasta, you won't be disappointed." —Matt Dayton

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $23.50.

    26. A clay mask that fights break-outs and calms irritated skin — the results speak for themselves.,

    It has over 15,000 positive reviews on Amazon!! See BuzzFeed's full write-up on this healing clay.

    Promising review: "Best mask in the world! Hands down. I use 2x a month or more depending on how much damage I have done to my face (like makeup). I always use it after washing off heavy makeup to pull out all off the dirt and oil." —Brittany Henderson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.20.

    27. A reliable hand vacuum you'll end up lending out to everyone who made the mistake of investing in a less sturdy model.

    I love this dust buster sooo much. It's lightweight and it sucks up anything you put in its path. Everyone should have a reliable hand vac in their home for those little spills and emergencies.

    Promising review: "I liked this vacuum so much, I sent all my children this vacuum for Christmas! So handy for crumbs or flour spills in kitchen. Drop a glass...use it right away to get the small shards or chips of glass. Quick hair grabber in bathrooms. See a dust bunny behind the couch? Get it quickly without dragging out your large vacuum. NO chord. Sits on charger, ready to go 24/7." —mike in sw.

    Get it from Amazon for $32.29.

    28. A tube of Lucas Pawpaw lip balm so effectively moisturizing, you'll be doing lip service for it from here on out.,

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing and I can’t recommend it enough. My friend from Australia swears by the stuff and now I see why. The seller is really great too: super fast delivery and great customer service. I’m going to keep this as a must in my house. It’s also got a multitude of uses for chapped/dry skin, cuts, bites, etc — and it’s safe for dogs. 🐶" —Shy Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $8.38.

    29. And a lavender memory foam mattress topper that will give you such great sleep, you'll be talking about it to people in your dreams.


    Promising review: "This memory foam topper is excellent. Although, it's important to note that the lavender scent of the topper was SUPER strong after first being unpackaged. Seriously, I'm pretty sure your entire house/apartment will smell like you're cultivating a field's worth of lavender crops in one room within moments of opening the plastic. I loved the smell — it was delightful! But it was overpowering for my husband to a point where he had to leave the house for a few hours as I opened windows and let the scent diffuse. I'll be honest, I was excited to get this topper onto our bed and cut the fluff time down to a few hours as a result (I believe it's supposed to air out flat for up to 24 hours). Despite this, the foam had fully expanded within that few hour time frame. After re-dressing the bed, I did what any sane person would do and threw myself onto it like a starfish. I sunk into the memory foam and seriously considered just going to sleep right then. I should reiterate the point made by other reviews: if you do not let this topper fluff up by airing it out as recommended, it will NOT reach the advertised 2" thickness." —Alexandra

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in five sizes).

    Me, trying to relax, but plagued with the idea of people not knowing about all of the quality stuff they could buy.


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