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    Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Aug 8, 2020

    34 Things You'll Probably End Up Recommending To Everyone You Know

    Might as well also get a megaphone so you can shout about all your favorite purchases.

    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 waffle knit robe ready to deliver unspeakable levels of coziness.

    model wears grey robe
    Brooklinen

    I have this robe and it's truly wonderful. It's great for when you leave the shower but aren't ready to put on actual clothes. The texture and material (100% Turkish cotton) help it absorb water and then dry quickly. I highly recommend sizing up so you can get swallowed up in comfort.

    Get it from Brooklinen for $98 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors).

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

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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 $45.99.

    3. A brightening face mask made with 100% pure, edible fruits like lucuma, papaya, and sea buckthorn perry. It smells tropical, is packed with vitamin C, and gently exfoliates your skin. Just add water to activate.

    Golde, model wears the orange mask

    This Black-owned, Brooklyn-based company focuses on beauty and wellness products made with natural ingredients and superfoods.

    Promising review: "You get so much product with only a few drops of powder and water. I really need to get a mask brush! Love this!!!" —Taylor L.

    Get it from Golde for $34.

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

    iced coffee next to box of instant powdered coffee
    instagram.com

    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 $11.95+ (available in three types).

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

    red pouch with keys and lease inside
    Amazon

    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 $9.76.

    6. A truffle-infused ranch dressing for all your fancy ranch lovers out there. Imagine this on pizza. Imagine the explosion of flavor!!! Wow.

    bottle of ranch surrounded by rosemary, garlic, and truffles
    Trufflin

    Trufflin was founded by the dynamic couple Cornelious Robinson and Liv Woudstra-Robinson. Woudstra-Robinson hails from France and knows a lot about truffles (truffle-hunting dogs and all). Robinson worked at a James Beard-awarded restaurant and learned a lot about cooking with truffles. What I'm trying to say is, this company was founded by truffle EXPERTS.

    Get it from Trufflin for $19.99.

    7. 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.

    amazon.com

    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 $18.49.

    8. 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.

    the pedaler
    Amazon

    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 $189.

    9. A quartet of beautiful speckled stacking bowls that will make all your meals taste better. That's a scientific fact.*

    white bowl with terracotta bottom filled with shrimp ceviche
    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    *It is not actually a fact.

    I have these bowls and love them so much. They just feel really nice and substantial in my hands. There's a coating on them that makes it super easy to clean. I had some caked on cheese (basically cement) on one bowl that came right off with just a sponge and soapy water.

    Get them from Our Place for $45 (available in three colors).

    10. 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.

    the mixer
    Amazon

    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 $394.99+ (available in 48 colors).

    11. 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!

    ceiling fan with chain charms that look like a lightbulb and fan
    amazon.com

    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 $7.99 or a bronze pair for $14.95.

    12. 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.

    the game
    Amazon

    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 $19.99.

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

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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 $19.99.

    14. 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.

    the honey next to wings
    Amazon

    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 $8.48.

    15. Billie, a razor subscription company that solves a ton of razor-related problems: it's inexpensive, it's cute, it's gentle on skin, and it comes right to your door!

    razors with pastel plastic handles
    instagram.com

    This service is great! When you sign up, you get a razor handle, two razor heads, and a magnetic mount for your shower wall that attaches with putty. In following shipments, they send you four replacement razor heads. The heads are surrounded with a layer of soap to ensure you're getting a close and safe shave. Check out this very extensive review of why we love this service.

    Get it from Billie for $9/shipment.

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

    the speaker
    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.

    17. 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.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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.

    18. Peel and stick fake marble for when you have fancy taste but not a fancy budget.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Used a little more than one roll for a quick makeover for an ugly fireplace in a rental apartment. It was easy to cover the tiles with the film, and I could stretch the film out about 1 mm if I had cut the strip too short. It makes a huge difference for minimal effort/price. I don't think anyone would be squinting down at the floor to notice the slightly pixelated pattern." —zhen

    Get a roll from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in nine configurations).

    19. A powder shampoo that lathers up quite nicely once you add water. It'll last way longer than regular shampoo because it's not diluted with water.

    hand holds small blue bottle that says "moondust"
    Owa

    I use this shampoo and it's amazing. My hair is much silkier and manageable now thanks to this fairy dust. You just need a small amount to get a really good lather going.

    Get it from Owa Haircare for $29.

    20. A Blueland cleaning kit with everything you need to tackle your less-than-sparkling-clean home.

    a box with four large glass spray bottles and one smaller spray bottle for hand soap
    Blueland

    The cleaning solutions are safe around kids and pets, and come in reusable bottles (environment, you're welcome). The kit comes with four bottles and four tablets to dissolve in the bottles with water. You get: multi-surface, glass + mirror, bathroom, and foaming hand soap.

    Promising review: "Always trying to find ways to live more sustainably and with less waste. Blueland is a perfect way to do that with re-using the same bottles and you can re-up whenever you need to. I ended up purchasing another foaming hand soap bottle for the bathroom — I would order extra of the hand soap tablets because it does go pretty quick compared to the rest." —Cait F.

    Get it from Blueland for $39.

    21. A variety pack of Banza, aka chickpea pasta that's such an effective pasta alternative that you may never return to the original.

    penne in a bowl
    instagram.com

    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 $25.

    22. Glossier Solution to get rid of dead skin and clear your complexion, leaving you glowing.

    Glossier

    This cruelty-free chemical exfoliator uses several acids (AHA, BHA, and PHA) to unclog pores, fight acne, and banish dark spots — all while moisturizing, conditioning, and exfoliating your skin. Plus, it's a lot more gentle on skin than a physical exfoliant. Check out our full review of the Glossier Solution.

    Promising review: "I was really skeptical about buying this, but I'm so happy I did! I started using this about a month ago: I first noticed that my skin texture was WAYYY smoother, and then I noticed that all of my active acne fully went away. This product has also been a lifesaver for diminishing dark spots! I use this product every night, follow it up with rosehip oil, and it's perfect." —Alexa

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    23. A subscription service that sends you a monthly shipment of international coffee so you can feel well-traveled, even if you never leave the couch.

    Atlas Coffee, Emmy Favilla

    See BuzzFeed's review of this coffee subscription service.

    You can get a half bag, single bag, or double bags every two or four weeks. Then you can decide if you want light or dark roast, ground or whole bean. Each shipment comes with a handwritten postcard from the country that made your coffee. Oh, and the coffee is DELISH.

    Get it from Atlas Coffee Club for $9+/shipment.

    24. A zombie face mask kit to bring your skin back to life, in a good, not scary way.

    before: reviewer with fine lines during: face looking like a zombie because the mask dried and wrinkled after: face looks bouncier with less fine lines
    amazon.com

    This mask is made with albumin, a component from eggs that helps moisturize skin. It claims to help tighten pores, hydrate, promote elasticity, remove dead skin, and balance pH. To use, mix the included powder and liquid together with a brush. Spread the mixture evenly over your face and leave until it begins to dry. It'll create a sort of ~undead~ look, hence the name. Wash after 10 or 15 minutes and enjoy your freshly hydrated face! If this looks familiar to you, it's apparently similar to the Hanacure facial that Instagram loves.

    Promising review: "I own a salon and have worked in them for 19 years and never in my life have I used or seen something so amazing. I have read all about the Hanacure facial but it is expensive and always on back order. This is the same thing AND IT WORKS. It doesn't smell bad at all. There is a veryyyy slight smell to it but hardly noticeable and not something I'd complain about. This has natural ingredients and boy does it work. It sucked every thing out of my pores and shrunk them and all of the lines on my face are GONE. YES GONE. Usually I have to have Botox for my forehead. Well not anymore that's for sure!!" —Aja Rieger Cooke

    Get a pack of eight treatments from Amazon for $29.98.

    25. Ultra-chunky Nike sneaks that look like they were invented by aliens who go to a lot of HIIT classes.

    sneakers with a huge sole with a gap in the middle and air cushioning in the front
    Nike

    Promising review: "I consider myself someone who works out pretty hard. After trying them on, they seemed very comfortable and looked great in profile. Today, I was able to use them in my first HIIT class and after my first burpee, box-jump and pull-up combo, I realized just how awesome these shoes are, especially for my knees." —Nike Customer

    Get them from Nike for $120 (available in sizes 5-15 and six colors).

    26. 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).

    the book
    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 $10.48.

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

    model walks through the screen while holding tray
    Amazon

    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 $17.99.

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

    the migraine stick
    amazon.com

    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.

    29. 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.

    gap filler in place
    amazon.com

    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.

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

    the bottle with a top pump
    instagram.com

    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.

    Get it from Biossance for $8+ (available in three sizes).

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

    vacuum being used on moulding
    Amazon

    I love this handvac 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 $56.99.

    32. 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.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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).

    33. A pack of silicone straws so you can keep sipping on your bevvies but without harming any sea turtles in the process. Expect a thank you note from Mother Nature in the mail.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    This comes with 10 straws, a carrying case, and a cleaning brush. They're also dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I originally started out using the stainless steel straws — but I lived in this relentless, looming anxiety that I would chip my tooth on them...to the point where I dreaded using my straws. Which defeats the point! I thoroughly enjoy that you can chew on these. 😂 Five stars all around, they come with simple baggy to take them for travel, AND a cleaner utensil. They're super low maintenance, because they give you the proper care and cleaning tools. They also donate to the OCEANA campaign effort to save the ocean!" —Amy Marquez-Vincent

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $8.95.

    34. A blessedly effective carpet cleaner capable of turning your brown carpet into whatever color it was when you bought it.

    vacuum being used on carpet and showing a light stripe where it's been
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful product. I have an older dog who can't always wait until I get home from work so accidents occasionally happen. I have a Hoover Rug Scrubber and this product is very easy to use with my machine. Carpet Miracle works amazingly well on stains and odors, even those that have set for a while. I did the carpet in the 'room of shame' twice just to be sure, although for normal soil and odors once should be more than enough. It leaves behind a wonderful clean, fresh scent, and the carpet feels and looks wonderful. I plan on continuing to use this product to keep my carpets clean and my home smelling fresh." —Vicky Faurot

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

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

    Fox

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