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    31 Things From Target That’ll Help Make Everyday Life A Little Less Tedious

    If every day is starting to feel the same (relatable), these fun gadgets will break up the monotony and make your day a little more fun.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Revlon's One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer that dries and styles hair with just a few passes. It'll cut your morning routine in half so you have more time to eat breakfast or sleep in before work.

    Person using hot brush to style hair

    Promising review: I have fine shoulder-length hair. I have never been able to use a round brush and a hair dryer at the same time to do my hair. But with this two in one makes it so easy. My hair dries faster and smoother and has some bounce and volume to it now. I no longer have to use my flat iron after drying to smooth it. I am pleasantly surprised at how well this tool works. I am so glad I tried it. It is definitely a keeper for me." –Nikiblue75

    Price: $57.99 (available in two colors)

    2. A sweatshirt so soft and comfy, you'll never want to take it off. If you've been wearing the same sweatshirt practically every day for the past year and you're looking to change it up, this versatile beauty will do the job!

    person wearing a two toned pink sweatshirt

    Promising review: "Can’t rave about this sweatshirt enough. I love a good oversized crewneck. This sweatshirt is very soft and cozy (I don’t say that about everything) and feels like great, thick quality. I bought the burgundy/black tie dye and the mauve. I’m normally a small in Wild Fable, and bought a small both times. It’s definitely oversized and I love it. I wear them pretty much every day." –Morgan

    Price: $18.70+ (available in women's sizes XS-3X and nine colors)

    3. An electric tea kettle that'll boil water in a fraction of the time it takes stove top kettles to do the same job. It's a small luxury that every tea drinker deserves!

    hamilton beach electric tea kettle with a blue light

    Promising review: "I can't believe how much I use this now that I have it. I was on the fence about buying since I can just use the microwave, or boil a pot of water. I'm so mad at myself for doing that for so many years and not ordering this sooner! It's so convenient and I use it probably three times, maybe more a day for my tea/oatmeal, etc and it still works like a charm." –Target Customer

    Price: $34.99

    4. An electric toothbrush from Quip with a pretty colored base, sensitive sonic vibrations that reach every crevice, and a built-in timer that lets you know when you're done. After all, you have to brush your teeth twice a day, so you might as well make it fun!

    model holding rose gold electric toothbrush

    Promising review: "It is an amazing product! I love how soft the bristles are and how the vibration is more gentle than other toothbrushes. It has very pretty colors and I love the stand that you can stick to the mirror. All around great purchase!" –Amazing product

    Price: $40 (available in four colors)

    5. The all-mighty Ninja air fryer, poised to become your favorite kitchen gadget because it can cook practically any food to crispy perfection with very little oil. Whipping up dinner has never been this easy — or exciting!


    Promising review: "The Ninja air fryer lives up to the hype and then some. The ceramic plate makes this air fryer separate from the competition in a good way - no flaking. I have cooked wings, fries, tots, nachos, you name it and they all come out great. My only regret is not getting one earlier. I will say the food tastes great but if you are cooking for a large group or family gathering allow extra time because at 4 quarts it doesn’t hold a tremendous amount of food, but what it does hold comes out perfectly." –Tigerman

    Price: $129.99

    6. A Bluetooth wireless speaker because nothing's better after a long day than blasting your favorite song super loud and dancing around your living room. It's also waterproof, which means you can bring it out to the pool or the lake this summer.

    red JBL wireless speaker

    Promising review: "I got this for my husband as a Christmas gift. He loves it. The portability of it is fantastic and it puts out amazing sound! Being able to charge your phone while you are using it is an added bonus." –Swannie

    Price: $129.99 (originally $179.99; available in four colors)

    7. Or a record player if you want to get back to basics and play your old vinyl collection that's been gathering dust for ages. You'll wonder why we ever moved away from vinyl records in the first place!


    Promising review: "There is literally no other turntable on the market that comes close at this price point. The Crosley C6 typically costs more than this unit doesn't even have adjustable anti-skate on it or the type of feet this has for the disturbance. This model blows others out of the water for what it is. DO NOT DOUBLE THINK this one; I have bought and returned many others in this price point before ending up with this." –LuciferHugs

    Price: $99.99

    8. A mini waffle maker so you can treat yourself to a delicious homemade brunch on Sunday morning. Have you ever seen a cuter kitchen appliance?!

    mini waffle maker making a waffle

    I love this little tool! It heats up fast, it cooks the waffle batter in minutes, and it barely takes up any space in your cabinet. Fun tip: the waffles are the perfect size to use as the "bread" in a breakfast sandwich.

    Promising review: "I love this waffle maker! I’ve always wanted one and glad I invested in this. The price is affordable and the color is adorable. It heats up pretty quick and is very easy to clean. Also, since it’s a mini, it takes up very little space in my cabinet (and kitchen counter when I use it.) Totally recommend!" –Diana

    Price: $9.99 (available in three colors)

    9. An Apple pencil, compatible with iPads, to spice up your long day if you're distance learning or working from home. And if you're looking for a new hobby, you can use this to learn how to illustrate on your iPad!


    Promising reviews: "This has a been a game-changer for virtual teaching. I teach an online college course and this makes everything so much easier. Writing equations is now a breeze." –Geo Cole

    Price: $99.99

    10. A Nintendo Switch fitness boxing game because exercise doesn't have to be miserable! This game gets your heart pumping and your body moving, and you'll have such a great time doing it.


    Promising review: "I bought this game to move my body more. I am hooked on this game and how much it makes me sweat. It's fun and before you know it, you got a workout in." –kimbersdolfins

    Price: $49.99 (available in digital or physical versions)

    11. A Kristen Ess rose gold temporary tint if you're bored with your hair color and want to change it up, but just for the day. Just wait and see how many compliments you'll get on your hair after spraying this in!


    Promising review: "The color is lovely! Depending on how wet your hair is and how much you spray, you can control the vibrancy of the color. Anywhere from a rose gold to hot pink. Make sure you rinse it out well. It begins to rinse out after a few washes. Fades out faster or slower depending on what shampoo I use. But once it is rinsed out completely my hair went back to the original color like I never used it. It didn't make my hair brassy or change the tone of blonde which I was concerned about." –Joanne

    Price: $12

    12. A Rubbermaid power scrubber for getting into those super tough-to-reach spots, like tile grout and the crevices of your shower. Thanks to this powerful and fun tool, you might even start looking forward to cleaning.

    person using red rubbermaid power scrubber to clean up a shower corner

    Promising review: "My current obsession. This little gem cleans difficult areas: headboard crevices, especially along the baseboard; up under sink bowls; spigot detail; toilet hardware; oven niches; tile grout; refrigerator nooks and crannies. In short, all of the details that I've long given up on. Now I just buzz this brush up in there and viola! It's even kind of fun, as cleaning goes, because it dislodges dirt in hard-to-reach places instantly." –Marsha

    Price: $19.99

    13. A ball launcher to take your game of fetch to the next level. And thanks to the handle, you'll never have to pick up a slobbery ball again.


    Promising review: "This is the greatest fetch toy in the history of dogdom. My parents got this for their grand dog for Christmas two years ago and it’s the go-to any time we go outside. Do you want to tire your dog out while at the same time thoroughly enjoying yourself outside? Do you want to fantasize about throwing a runner out at home from the center field wall? Then this is what you need. Get it for both you and your pooch. You won’t be disappointed!" –Heydj41

    Price: $9.99

    14. A manicure tool from Olive & June that attaches to any bottle of nail polish and is ergonomically designed to make painting your own nails as easy and fast as possible. No more having to redo messed up nails because your hands were shaking too much!


    Promising review: "Honestly thought maybe this thing was a gimmick but I was wrong! It really does make manicure at home 10x easier! It’s pricey but go for it! I hate doing a mani and being disappointed at the end. So worth every penny for an easy, clean, stressless mani at home." –mcz

    Price: $16

    15. A splatter screen to prevent dangerously hot oil from splashing up and making a mess. Nothing's worse than having to clean up an oil-splattered kitchen after cooking, and this eliminates that annoying task entirely.

    a kitchenaid splatter screen over a pan with salmon

    Promising review: "Looove this splatter screen. I use primarily for draining purposes, but this works equally well for splatter. I have had various screen from various manufacturers, some last for awhile, but most are so thin and unsupported that the screen begins to separate from the rim, rendering it useless. I was so impressed with the sturdiness of this product that I purchased a second for my daughter. I love the idea of the extra support bracket and the screen itself is of thicker material. As for complaints of rusting in dishwasher, I don't put this IN the dishwasher. It is strictly hand-wash for me, along with my preferred pots and pans." –Sammy

    Price: $19.99

    16. A Dyson cordless vacuum with seriously powerful suction that can pick up pet hair and ground-in dirt. You'll love using it so much, vacuuming will start to feel more like a game than a chore. Dust bunnies: 100 points! Crumbs: 200 points!

    person using cordless dyson vacuum to clean up a cobweb on the ceiling

    Promising review: "I’ve had this vacuum for over a month now and if I had the money I would buy one for everyone I know. It’s amazing. I can vacuum our 2,000-square-foot house on a single charge. The full power is great but only necessary for the handheld function (cleaning furniture and car interiors) in my opinion. I use it every single day and it’s pure joy. We are a family of four with a cat and dog and it is horrifying how much dust and hair I empty from this thing daily, but also extremely satisfying. What a perfect appliance this is." –Targetallday

    Price: $399.99

    17. A cell phone selfie light to illuminate all of your best shots or to give you better lighting during all of those Zoom meetings. We swear it'll really ~brighten~ up your day.


    Promising review: "Great quality selfie light and perfect for WFH and distance learning zooms with three light settings: LED/cool, natural/warm or both! Works on iPhone, iPad and Macbook! My kid and I were sharing one but we liked it so much got a second one so we would have our own!" –valleygirl1987

    Price: $9.99 (available in four colors)

    18. A sleek-looking oil diffuser that'll keep your house smelling great all day long. It'll make you feel like you're living in a luxurious spa.

    oil diffuser with a wooden bottom and white top

    Promising review: "I like how this diffuser holds a lot of water and I really like the intermittent feature. I put it on at dinner time and it still smells nice when I go to the kitchen for breakfast." –Emily

    Price: $22.40 (originally $28)

    19. An automatic water fountain so you don't have to continue refilling your pet's water bowl all day long. Your pet will especially love always having access to clean, flowing water during the hot summer months.

    cat looking at a water fountain that automatically flowing water

    Promising review: "The water is always clean and fresh with a replaceable filter. I like how the light changes colors when it gets low to remind me to refill. Easy to clean at a great price!" –Drew

    Price: $34.99

    20. An adult coloring book if you're sick of your nightly habit of scrolling on TikTok for hours and want to do something more creative with your free time.

    johanna basford's world of flowers adult coloring book

    Promising reviews: "I bought this coloring book for my 13-year old cousin for Christmas. After looking at the pages, I immediately ordered one for myself! I love it so much. Cottagecore vibes!" –zenmorrison

    Price: $13.56

    21. Or a Wreck This journal with quirky prompts that encourage readers to do crazy things like paint a page with coffee, poke holes through the pages, and more. If you have trouble keeping up with traditional journals, this one might be the unique, creative outlet you're craving.

    black cover of wreck this journal by keri smith

    Promising review: "So fun to use in your free time and great quality. It feels like a real notebook making it fun to carry around when in need for something to occupy yourself with!" –graciea06

    Price: $12

    22. A rose quartz facial roller that'll make you feel fancy and glamorous as you do your daily skincare routine. Try using it after applying your serum or moisturizer to help them absorb better into your skin.

    rose quartz roller from sonia kashuk

    Promising review: "This roller is a wonderful addition to my skincare routine. It provides a great pressured massage (and cooling if placed in the fridge) as you roll it while applying day- and nighttime serums. My daughter (almost 5 years of age) loves helping with it 'to give mommy a mini spa session.' I do not know if there are any true benefits of using the roller, but it makes me feel a bit 'extra' and pampered when I use it." –MelodyM

    Price: $15

    23. A SodaStream sparkling water maker to recreate the feeling of refilling your cup at your favorite fast food restaurant, even though you're just in your kitchen. Plus: you'll save so much money on all that store-bought seltzer you're currently purchasing by the case.

    black sodastream machine making sparkling water on a kitchen counter

    Promising review: "We bought our Soda Stream over four months ago, and we’re loving it! We're a family of four who drinks fizzy water regularly, and used to go through a 12-pack of the canned stuff every week. Four months later, we're still on the first air cartridge and have saved about 200 aluminum cans already. It’s very easy and intuitive to use. I would recommend the system to anyone." –Rachel H.

    Price: $88.99+ (available in four colors)

    24. A Fujifilm instant camera for a fun way to capture and preserve a great moment with your friends. Instead of having your photos live on your phone, you'll be able to hang up the photos all over your room and reminisce on the memories.

    pink instant camera on a desk that's printing out a picture

    Promising review: "Great instant camera! Camera works great; selfie mode is nice along with the little mirror to see what you’re taking a photo of. Brings back memories of being a kid with old school Polaroids. Would recommend to anyone!" –Mommaof3

    Price: $59.99 (originally $69.99; available in six colors)

    25. A bottle drying rack that looks like a field of grass and features a tree for you to place small bottle and sippy cup parts or pacifiers. Let's face it — doing dishes is an unavoidable part of life, but at least this adds some whimsy to the chore!

    drying rack that looks like grass with bottles and bottle accessories drying on it

    Promising review: "The whole system is sturdy and holds a tons of different items at once. The twigs hold the items that don't hang well on the petals. Overall, very happy with this purchase off of my registry. It shipped quickly and was well packaged. I see us using this drying rack system well into toddlerhood." –Anon

    Price: $24.99

    26. A garment steamer, because pulling out your clunky ironing board every time you have a wrinkly shirt is such a drag. Instead, just fill this steamer with water and let it heat up a bit, and you'll have smooth, wrinkle-free clothes in under five minutes.

    person using a white and gold garment steamer on a blue blouse

    Promising review: "Although the compact size, this device produces a lot of steam. I love that there are five different settings. Also, the button to start and pause the steam is great (Instant steam). I steamed six garments thoroughly on one tank of water. I have owned a floor model steamer and another handheld. This is far superior to both." –KALI

    Price: $59.99

    27. A water bottle with an infuser core that you can place fruits or herbs into to give your water a refreshing upgrade. Hydration has never been more flavorful!

    clear water bottle with a blue infuser that has fruit in it

    Promising review: "Love it! It is a very well made water bottle. It has a double lock system. I have used it with cucumber and lemons. Both tasted good." –Walkerky1969

    Price: $16.99

    28. A makeup removing cloth that'll help you wipe off every last bit of mascara and foundation over and over again. It'll speed up your nighttime routine, and you'll end up saving so much money on those disposable makeup remover wipes.

    lilac makeup eraser cloth in a package and out of the package

    Promising review: "I was skeptical that these would remove my eye makeup because I’ve only ever used actual eye makeup remover in the past. They did (mascara too)!!! Love these so much!! wipe off every last bit of mascara and foundation This will make it so they come clean when you wash and dry them after uses." –Tanya

    Price: $9.99 (available in three colors)

    29. A smart cam treat dispenser so you can check in on your dog during a long and boring day at the office. Seeing your furry friend and virtually giving them a much-deserved treat will be the little pick-me-up you need to power through the rest of the day.

    dog sitting next to a dogness smart cam while sitting on the couch

    Promising review: "This smart cam treat dispenser is great for my pup since I can leave the house and see what she's doing and know that she is safe." –Vincent M

    Price: $139.99 (available in two colors)

    30. A bento box toddler lunch box that will make you actually look forward to packing your kid's lunches. You'll be able to include so many fun treats in the divided sections.


    Promising review: "I absolutely loved being able to pack my daughter’s food so easily for the day while we visited my parents. She has been eating a large variety of food for months now, and it was great including fruit, veggies, lasagna, etc. without the food all touching. This bento box is light and compact – perfect for storage in our kitchen and when packing up all of our baby gear when out and about! I’m looking forward to using this more over the summer when going to breweries and friends’ houses." –LoudInLoudoun123

    Price: $19.99 (available in two colors)

    31. A turntable for organizing all of your cabinets so you can easily find hot sauce, pepper grinders, or anything else you're looking for. Plus: spinning these around is just so amusing!

    cabinet turntable with salt and pepper grinders on it

    Promising review: "Excellent! Very affordable, serves its purpose. Helps keep pantry and fridge items organized and easy to reach. I purchased a10-inch for the pantry and a 15-inch for the fridge. Loved the sleek look; I will be ordering more for the pantry." –MrsT

    Price: $8+ (available in two sizes)

    You after investing in these practical but fun products and realizing how easy it is to add a little more excitement into your day:


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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