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    33 Tiny Gifts To Give Yourself When You Want A Little Burst Of Dopamine

    A little happiness can go a long way.

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    1. Leaf-shaped plant clips to help guide you and your vining friends around your home. 

    leaf-shaped clip on wall holding pothos stem
    Amazon

    Promising review: "We have a beautiful plant that is just growing so long and my husband was using thumb tacks, UGH. I came across this product and now it looks so much prettier." —Maria Salazar

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A downloadable fall-themed icon app set so your iPhone or Android can look as excited for Halloween as you are. 

    illustrated icons on iphone screen
    WeDoAesthetic / Etsy

    It comes with 150+ icons. Click through to see the full list. 

    Get it from WeDoAesthetic on Etsy for $5.40.

    3. A tiny mouse that sits on your book and very generously lends its tail to be your bookmark. 

    felt mouse wearing wire glasses sitting on book and holding tiny book
    CozyMilArt

    Get it from CozyMilArt on Etsy for $27.25+ (originally $34.11+, available in four colors).

    4. A budget-friendly waterproof eyebrow wax to give your brows a little love. Just swipe on the clear, organic formula to shape, then add your favorite eyebrow gel or pencil on top for color if needed.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this and am amazed at how fuller my brows look! Application is also super easy and quick! I took three pictures. Top picture is before I applied it. Middle picture is after application. Third picture is after I've drawn a line under my brow to clean up the look and filled in some sparse areas." —P.A.

    Get two from Amazon for $7.99.

    5. A glittery "You’re Watching the Disney Channel” enamel pin with a MOVING wand so you can recreate the magic without ever starring in a DCOM. 

    glittery pin with mickey mouse logo with track and moving star wand
    millypins / Etsy

    This is a pre-order! Once funded, production time will be 4-6 weeks, and ship once available.

    Pre-order it from millypins on Etsy for $12.

    6. A pack of punch hole reinforcement stickers that look like donuts to make your documents seem like a sweet treat. 

    stickers of doughnuts with holes in the middle
    Amazon

    Get 72 sheets from Amazon for $9.99.

    7. A swirl barrette so you can look like the eccentric main character of a '90s children's TV show. (This is, of course, a very good thing.)

    orange and blue spiral hair clips
    Chunks

    Chunks is an Asian-owned business that sells quirky hair accessories. 

    Get it from Chunks for $5 (originally $7).

    8. A mini claw machine that won't eat all your quarters in one go. While this isn't a good fit for young children (choking hazard), some adults use it as an elaborate pill holder!

    mini claw toy with mini dinosaurs
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Impulse buy after laughing hysterically at the video of this going around on TikTok. This thing is cute and fun and very entertaining! Be forewarned: The clear top dome part does not attach firmly." —Szibarita

    Get it from Amazon for $5.09

    9. A rechargeable, flameless electric lighter to light well-loved candles, fire pits, and more. 

    A rose gold lighter with an electric current
    BuzzFeed editor lighting a candle
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    People also swear by this for camping! It comes in other pretty colors, but I am especially partial to this one because I bought it for my parents (their kitchen is entirely pink and one of my favorite places on Earth), and this was SO EASY to use — not to mention super safe! I'm a big weenie about fire (lol, self-preservation) so I've always stuck to extended arm gas lighters, but this is much better for the environment (plus cuter), so I feel a lot better about using it.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors).

    10. A pair of mop slippers that'll take care of dirty floors while you shuffle around looking for a clean coffee mug in the morning.

    Promising review: "I buy mopping slippers. Yup, that's right. This isn't my first pair. So why do I like mopping slippers? I have a 2-year-old, and they're great for mopping up little splashes. Drops of water from doing dishes and the extra padding is nice. No paper towels wasted and it's immediate. Plus these are cute. You have to have a sense of whimsy for this functional novelty item. My last pair did not have this detachable mopping bottom. I enjoy washing both parts because I think it's cleaner but it's a nice feature." —G. Kim

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and 13 styles).

    11. Cute floral ankle socks that will be just the ticket for wearing under your summer kicks. 

    cable knit socks with flower design
    Amazon

    Get two pairs from Amazon for $5.99.

    12. A stacking tic-tac-toe game that ups the ante for experienced players.

    tic tac toe board that looks like cheese with eared tube-like characters in different sizes
    Amazon

    In this version, players are cats and rats instead of Xs and Os (although they all look like cats to me). The pieces are different sizes, so the larger sizes can stack on top of the smaller ones. Players will have to be careful when to deploy the big guns, lest they lose a key piece or placement.

    Promising review: “I love this game. Bought it for my niece and nephew and we have so much fun with it. Requires thinking and planning. Never gets boring. <3” —TootsiePopDrop

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    13. Jumbo divider sticky notes so you can jot down some summary notes on each section in your notebook.

    large sticky notes with tabs
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. They come in a booklet, with a clear cover over and a cardlike paper with a blue mandala pattern at the back, which is really neat and beautiful. The colors are quite neon and bright and look exactly as the picture shows. The tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle, and are 2.4 cm, or about 0.8 inches, in length. The paper note itself is 14.8 cm, or 5.8 inches, in length. They came in neatly and safely packaged, with no dirt or paper-creasing in sight." —Malik

    Get a single pack from Amazon for $6.49 (available in packs of 1–12).

    14. Stainless steel fidget rings that come with sliding bands, so you can discreetly keep your hands busy — and look super cute!

    silver colored rings with moving bands with moons and stars
    Amazon

    Get three from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in sizes 5–10 and three styles).

    15. An overly confident bumper sticker that says “hey, I’m driving here — and I am so sorry about that.”

    bumper stick that says you just got passed by a bad driver
    SpellcastStudio / Etsy

    Get it from SpellcastStudio on Etsy for $8

    16. A keychain shaped like a classic Ikea bag sure to either bring back fond memories of eating Swedish meatballs or horrible flashbacks to melting down in the outrageously long checkout line.

    tiny blue ikea bags with credit cards and car keys inside
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    17. A burger bicycle bell for biking in the neighborhood or making late-night trips to McDonald's.

    Promising review: "No, I didn't buy this for a kid. I bought it for my old self. And yes!! I absolutely love it! The housing is plastic but surprisingly sturdy. The bell sounds like a bike bell should, and hey, it's a burger — a favorite of mine after a long ride." —kim

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    18. A spiral notebook with a surprise inside — highly pigmented eyeshadow! Everyone *take note* of this amazing beauty find.

    reviewer with vibrant red under the eyes
    notepad with eyeshadow palette inside

    This is one of Oprah's favorite things! The Crayon Case is a Black woman-owned business that sells beauty products that look like stationery.

    Promising review: "Very nice! I used it for the color under my eyes in the pic. Very potent and colorful. I got the red collection. Great buy compared to a $32 eyeshadow palette by Huda in Ruby Obsession. You get the same colors for a fraction of the cost." —P. Armstrong

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

    19. A Homer Simpson sponge holder that recreates everyone's favorite reaction gif. It even comes with a little drain to prevent mildew, making it both funny and practical.

    the sponge holder with homer simpson
    Geek3DbySean / Etsy

    Get it from Geek3DbySean on Etsy for $19.99+ (with or without a suction cup). 

    20. A Marshmallow Whip Maker loved by TikTokers thanks to its ability to turn your hum-drum cleanser into light frothy foam. Foam = easier to apply and less friction bothering your skin.

    Model pumping the device to make the foam
    Amazon

    To use this, all you have to do is put a pearl-sized drop of your favorite cleanser at the bottom, fill with water up to the dotted line, and pump it until it creates foam.

    Promising review: "This thing is the bomb. Does exactly what it advertises — makes a thick whipped cream/foam out of washes, making it economical as well as fun. It can 'soften' harsh washes to make the concoction gentler on skin. It's also great for mixing washes if you have two or more you'd like to combine for different effects. And of course, a little goes a long, long way with this puppy. For the price, it's a steal —if you're into this kind of thing. Definitely give it a try if you're not sure. It's a really cool device." —KnockKnockMe

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    21. A bottle of kimchi mayo sauce to add a little zip to any meal. And by zip? Yeah, I mean absolute heaven for your tastebuds.

    Put this on pizza, wings, salads, sandwiches, sushi, ANYTHING! Truly everything can be made better with a touch of this sauce.

    Promising review: "This is literally the tastiest sauce known to mankind. When I die, I hope to drown in a pool of this sauce so that my last moments are tasty. But seriously, I love this sauce so much and I highly recommend purchasing it." —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.30.

    22. A set of a-meow-zing chair socks that ironically prevent scratches instead of creating them.

    cat paw socks on chair legs
    close up on small little paw sock
    Amazon

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE these!!! Not only are they cute and adorable, but also very functional. I bought these because of my frustration with other products I've tried that left marks on my hardwood floors. My chair legs are thick and I was worried they might not fit, but they stretched nicely and did not slip or slide off. I have tried several other options from rubber tips to felt pads and all of them fall or slide off after a while. We use our chairs every day, multiple times a day and they have not worn out. They very obviously prevent scratches. They look like the chairs have gotten socks to keep their legs warm with these cat paws. Excellent design and manufacture with a nice dose of whimsy. I will definitely buy more of these just to have as backup." —Zhangsu

    Get a variety set of 20 from Amazon for $13.59+ (available in six varieties).

    23. A children's camera that beats taking pics on your phone: It's lightweight, adorable, has 15 photo frames, and boasts filters that put Instagram to shame. Amazon didn't have good review pictures, so I beg you to watch the TikTok.

    It's charged with a USB port and comes with a memory card. 

    Promising review: "Love it! Gonna document my summer on it, LOL! Got it because of a TikTok — video quality and pic quality look OK, but sound is awful, haha. Still cute and fun. I'm gonna order one for my little sister too!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $26.90+ (available in three colors)

    24. A Saucemoto dip clip so you can keep your favorite sauces close and ready for nugget dunking. 

    sauce dip clip
    reviewer dipping waffle fry in sauce being held by clip

    Promising review: "How did I go so long without one of these??? The Saucemoto was my first 'TikTok Made Me Buy It' purchase, and I have no regrets. It clips easily to my car's vent, and the sauce cups clip in easily so I can dip and drive. No more trying not to dump the sauce by accident while steering with the same hand that's holding the dip cup. It even comes with a dip cup for those places that do the pouches for their sauces rather than the cups. (I'm looking at you, Arby's.) Ya know, you end up squeezing the sauce onto the wrapper that's balanced on your lap, and you end up getting some sauce on your steering wheel. OR you try the whole 'wrapper and sauce on the passenger seat and try to dip while watching the road,' which usually doesn't turn out so great." —Pleasure Pamela

    Get set of two from Amazon for $9.90.

    25. A Cat Dancer toy you can waggle in front of your feline whenever you wanna give them a proper workout.

    26. A mini waffle maker that spits out heart-shaped treats that look a lot better than your lopsided pancakes.

    the heart shaped waffle maker with a waffle in it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my new waffle maker. I'll be honest — it is much smaller than I expected. You can carry it in one hand with ease. (It's a about the size of one hand.) But I really do love it. They turn out pretty fluffy so even though they're small, they have substance to them. Plus, how can you beat a heart waffle???" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (also available in nine non-heart colors).