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    25 Upgrades That’ll Convince You To Finally Get Rid Of All The Old Junk You Inexplicably Still Have

    Very nice things that you absolutely deserve instead of say, awful wire hangers or a ratty T-shirt from 2002.

    1. A silk pillowcase with a whole slew of advantages your old Lion King pillowcase lacks: It doesn't tug on your hair (less risk of bed head), doesn't absorb moisture from your skin and hair, feels cool to the touch, and is less likely leave creases on your face.

    green silk pillowcase

    2. A vibrant baking sheet made with aluminized steel and reinforced with steel rods, plus nonstick ceramic coating. In other words? An ultra-sturdy sheet pan that will finally convince you to throw away the super gross pan you've been storing under your oven.

    top: blue great jones pan that says clean as can be below: really dirty metal pan that says nasty sheet pan

    3. Allbirds tree runners that are honestly a fan-favorite of the BuzzFeed Shopping team. Anyone who has worn them has claimed that there isn't a single sneaker in existence that can beat them in sheer comfort.


    4. A Blueland laundry essentials kit complete with laundry tablets, booster powder, cute tins, and three wool dryer balls. The kit is free of chlorine bleach, parabens, pthalates, ammonia, and plastic packaging so you can consider this a more gentle and eco-friendly choice.

    two tins, two paper bags, and three blue wool balls

    5. A wireless bra so comfortable you'll wonder how you managed to stay together with that old, ill-fitting bra so long. Breakups are hard, but so worth it when there's someone better out there for you.

    6. A cordless Dyson vacuum that'll revolutionize cleaning. I'm serious — I tried my friend's Dyson and it actually made cleaning fun. I somehow got Tom Sawyer'd into vacuuming their apartment for them.

    the vacuum shown as a handhold device, a stick vacuum, and a tube that can be used in corners

    7. A snazzy electric toothbrush to take your oral care to the next level. These sleek devices alert you every 30 seconds so you know how long you've been brushing for (handy) and come with a cool holder that sticks to your mirror (very handy). Best of all, the heads are mailed to you automatically, so you don't have to worry about making a special trip to the pharmacy.

    model uses toothrush

    8. A trio of beautiful satin scrunchies you should really spoil your hair with. The gentle nature of satin means less friction messing with your 'do.

    green yellow and pink scrunchies

    9. Flax linen bedding in case you're looking for a luxurious and heavenly sleep. Despite being linen (which can be scratchy), these are pre-washed and super snuggly.

    purple sheets

    10. A citrus juicer that'll squeeze out every last drop out of the lemon or orange without even breaking a sweat. That cheap green one you got at the grocery store could never.

    light blue squeeze handle juicer

    11. An Always Pan, which is angling to become the only pan you ever reach for when cooking. It has an ultra-slippery nonstick surface, a vented top, a mesh basket for steaming, and a high-quality spoon that hooks onto the handle.

    12. A chic Modern Picnic lunch bag that may look like a designer purse from the outside but check the inside and see that it's actually a cooler with insulated walls to keep your meal nice and cold.

    lined faux crocodile lunchbag with sandwich inside

    13. Girlfriend Collective high rise compression leggings made from recycled water bottles, which apparently make for excellent activewear material — everyone I know who has tried a pair is completely obsessed.

    14. A wicker laundry hamper that fits right into the corner, filling up otherwise unusable space. The included liner bag and handles are honestly just the cherries on top.

    The hamper with a towel inside

    15. Just some really nice Zwilling flatware in case you're still working with an eclectic mix of water-stained cutlery that you've slowly acquired somehow. Ditch that weirdly ornate fork that randomly showed up in your drawer and opt for something fah-ncy.

    two sized forks, one butter knife, two sized spoon, and a steak knife around a plate

    16. A ribbed highball glass for nights when you want to feel like you're sipping a $20 cocktail in the fanciest bar in town. Your mason jar is trembling.

    ribbed glass

    17. An adorable double oven mitt to protect your hands and arms when pulling something hot out of the oven. The leopard design and quilted fabric place this waaaay above your old mitt.

    long fabric with two places for hands with two long leopards on it

    18. Fenty Stunna Lip Paint — this will finally convince you to kick your old crumbling lipsticks to the curb. Fans love this paint for its long-lasting color and baby soft texture.

    19. A splurge-worthy Dusen Dusen towel ready to be the grand finale of a successful shower. Wrapping yourself in a fluffy, stylish towel is a luxury you deserve.

    striped towel

    20. A fancy baking tool set that will have you frosting, scraping, and brushing like a seasoned pastry chef.

    21. The beloved Wild One cushioned harness. There's a reason why every other dog in NYC is wearing this number — it's easy to secure, lightweight, and comes in a variety of stylish colors.

    22. An organic cotton T-shirt that hangs on the body juuuuust right. No more pulling and adjusting, and definitely no more accessorizing to hide the moth holes in your ratty old tee from high school.

    tee with rolled up sleeves

    23. An essential knife set so nice, it'll turn you into a Knife Person. Not the creepy, murder-y kind — the kind that won't shut about Japanese steel and blade angles.

    three knives

    24. Nonslip velvet hangers designed to take up less space while expertly clinging to your clothing, so you never have to experience the irrational rage that comes whenever a dress or jacket falls off its crappy wire hanger and falls on the ground.

    25. Stila Stay All Day eyeliner I personally swear by as the best eyeliner money can buy. It's easy to control, has a precise tip, and last seriously aaaaalll day.

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