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    30 Things That Will Basically Transform You Into A Morning Person

    I...am wide awake.

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    1. A honeycomb-style drawer organizer, because half the battle of every morning is just figuring out where your socks disappeared.

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    The organizer is not only super easy to assemble (just snap the pieces together) but it's also easily customizable (the strips can be trimmed to fit just about any space).

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    2. A portable cup holder with a suction cup, so you can be fully caffeinated by the time you step out of the shower.

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    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in six colors).

    3. A wake-up light that simulates a sunrise for a more gradual and peaceful nudge to get going with your day.

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    Promising review: "I got this alarm clock because currently I'm sleeping in a basement room with no windows (I promise it's not as depressing as it sounds) and was having a rough time waking up in the morning without the sun to give me an extra nudge toward consciousness. I was also dealing with some noisy upstairs neighbors and figured having a light-based alarm would allow me to sleep with earplugs and still get up on time, though I was nervous that I might not respond to the light. Turns out I'm super light sensitive, and this works great as a wake-up device. Even my dog (who also shares my windowless basement room) has learned what the light means." —Ladybug

    Get it from Amazon for $99.

    4. Cleaning tablets to pop into your travel mug while you're getting ready so it'll be squeaky clean by the time you need to head out the door. (Because you know the struggle of opening your bottle only to find you forgot to clean it out the last time all too well).

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    Promising review: "I wasn't sure if this was a gimmick or not. Turns out it works really well. I have four metal thermos-like containers that are used to keep tea warm every day. Over time, the tea stained the insides and was very difficult to remove. I added one of these tablets to the container, filled it with hot water, and let it sit for a few hours. When I came back to rinse it out, I was literally amazed at how clean it was. I think it looked cleaner than when it was new. I called my wife over to show her, and she was equally impressed. Awesome product!" —Robert A Moreno II

    Get them from Amazon for $7.95 (for 12).

    5. A four-way brush cleaner that'll be on hand to (speedily) take on whatever mess you find on your shoes at the last moment.

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    The welt surface can be used on heavy scuff marks and stains, nylon bristles for light scuffs, arched half circle for rounded corners, while the thin protruding brush is ideal for getting those hard-to-reach nooks and crannies.

    Promising review: "I was really sad when I thought my bucks were at the end of their road, because I had always heard that suede couldn't be cleaned. With this brush and a little elbow grease, my bucks are looking great again! I didn't use any water or cleaner, I just kept wiping the brush off on my jeans to keep the brush clean, then hit the shoe again with a clean surface. It even brightened the leather up a bit." —Roberto

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    6. A pack of super effective ear plugs for those mornings when the garbage truck swings by your window 30 minutes before you planned on getting out of bed.

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    Promising review: "I purchased these ear plugs because I suffer from something called annoying neighbors syndrome. I would liken the sounds coming from below and across from my apartment to that of an auto shop or a construction site, perhaps even an airplane hanger. It's particularly horrendous in the evening. Therefore, I have resulted to earplugs to ensure I get a somewhat worthwhile night of sleep. The contour capabilities of these ear plugs make them incredibly comfortable to wear. After inserting the ear plugs and allowing them to adjust, silence befell my bedroom. I was able to sleep free from the obnoxious noises that surround my apartment. My only complaint is perhaps these ear plugs work a little too well. I missed my alarm...by an hour and a half. The ear plugs blocked every bit of noise. After the initial panic of being late for work wore off, I was slightly amused that my neighbors had to listen to my alarm while I, for once, slept through their douchebaggery. These will be the only ear plugs I wear from now on." —Emily Buss

    Get them from Amazon for $2.98 (for 10).

    Check out our full review of the Flents Quiet Contour ear plugs.

    7. A "wrinkle release" spray if you simply don't have the time to warm up an iron. (And we're not here to judge!)

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    Promising review: "This stuff is the bomb dot com. You just spray it on your clothes, smooth out the clothes with your hands quickly, wait a few minutes, and the clothes are wrinkle-free! I hate ironing, so this is magic. Obviously it won't work on hard creases but wrinkles from the dryer, for example, it will get rid of." —J. Larsen

    Get two bottles from Amazon for $13.26+ (available in two scents).

    8. A dry shampoo that'll absorb all the oil at your roots and give you that nice, textured, "nope I definitely didn't wake up 15 minutes ago" look.

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    Promising review: "Batiste is hands down the BEST dry shampoo I have come across. I have bangs, fine hair, and oily skin — an unfortunate trifecta. To combat this look, I have invested in a multitude of dry shampoo and oil-reducing products, and while rice paper ended up a winner for my skin, no dry shampoo out there seemed to cut it for me...until Batiste.

    I spritzed some on my (previously air-dried) bangs and roots before bed and put my hair in a top knot (without brushing) and woke up the next morning with volume and waves like I've only had from a professional blowout — and it stayed like that all day!

    I was so impressed after that first use that I decided to test it further. I went to a smoke-filled bar one night and instead of washing my hair before bed as I normally would, I puffed on some of this dry shampoo (brushing it through this time), did my top knot and went to bed. The next morning, the ashtray smell was gone (not just in my opinion, either — I made about 10 people smell me that day to make sure) and my hair was clean-smelling and soft with some nice body to it." —CaffeinatedDaria

    Get it from Amazon for $6.19.

    FYI, this is our budget pick for the best dry shampoo at three different price points on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    9. A beautifully designed grooming product from Humankind so you can wake up free of guilt that you're eroding the earth with single-use plastics.

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    Get them from Humankind: shampoo bar for $12.95 (left; available in peppermint, lemongrass, citrus lavender, unscented or as a variety pack for $32.95), deodorant for $14.95 (middle; available in four colors, and your choice of eucalyptus or unscented), and mouthwash for $10 (right; available in two colors, and your choice of assorted, mint, and lemon)

    Check out a whole list of eco-friendly products to add to your rotation.

    10. A cold brew coffee maker – it'll beat waiting in an impossibly long Starbucks line.

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    Promising review: "I was spending so much money at Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks, waiting in lines, being late for work, for burnt or watery coffee. I don't remember how I came across cold brew because I'd never heard of anything but iced coffee at that point...which I assumed was the same. Nope! It's not. As soon as I started using Seattle's Best Coffee signature blend number 5, everyone at my office started texting me at all hours of the night to bring them in some coffee! All in all I love this thing and its so easy to use. I have just bought two of the largest ones for the office!!" —pedikeens

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    This is our top budget pick for the best cold brew makers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    11. A rapid egg cooker, so you can have a quick hard-boiled egg on your way out the door.

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    Promising review: "I love hard boiled eggs for protein especially when I’m on the go as a student/worker but it’s hard to wait for the water to boil then put In the eggs and get ready all at the same time. This cooker is amazing!! Saves me time, it’s quick and I don’t have to watch it while it cooks I can go get ready and then I hear a loud buzzer notifying me when the eggs are done! (The buzzer is really loud sounds like a basketball game buzzer) I was surprised how fast the eggs cooked and was afraid they were still raw." —OnAJourney

    Get it from Amazon for $18.59+ (available in five colors).

    Read more about this rapid egg cooker here.

    12. A pair of cozy lumberjack socks to keep your feet warm as you zombie-walk to the bathroom.

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    Get them from Amazon for $18.01+ (available in 70+ colors).

    13. A reusable, collapsible coffee press so you don't have to mess with annoying pods and paper filters again.

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    Get it from Food52 for $39.

    14. A handmade ceramic oatmeal bowl that'll get you to eat a hearty breakfast *and* keep your hands warm in the process.

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    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $36.

    15. An arm-gripping sofa table, so you really don't have to leave the comfort of your couch to indulge in some breakfast.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for a recliner chair with a wide arm rest. It works great! The lip around the edge prevents items from slipping off the table. Great size for a remote and small plate or book." —JZ

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    16. A bluetooth shower speaker so you can start your day by scream-singing to The1975. And isn't that really the only way?

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    Promising review: "For a speaker that is small in size, this thing is big on sound. We use it in the shower and it sounds great in there. I have only charged it once and the battery has been better than expected." —Ryan Burdick

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

    17. A truly luxurious "homecoat" for the closest thing to a "street-ready robe" as there's ever been. (Something to make transitioning from your warm bed to the violently cold temp in the rest of your apartment a bit easier!)

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    Get it from Offhours for $295 (available in five colorways)

    18. A fog-resistant mirror so you can proceed with your post-shower grooming without waiting for your bathroom to air out.

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    Promising review: "This mirror exceeded my expectations. Zero fog. Easy to handle. If it breaks I will replace it with the same model." —al wittlich

    Get it from Amazon for $24.45 (available in three colors).

    19. An easy to-go breakfast jar with a built-in stainless steel spoon and slot (and lid that doubles as a measuring cup) so you can master the art of the yogurt parfait.

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    Get it from Food52 for $45 (for two).

    20. A bottle of Soylent — a protein-packed, ready-to-drink meal — if you didn't allow enough time to make a proper meal and need something to tide you over at work.

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    Promising review: "This drink has made my life so much easier. I have class at 8 a.m. Monday–Thursday and I’m the kind of person who gets up, gets dressed, and just goes to class without eating a proper breakfast. After getting this drink, I started drinking a bottle some mornings when I needed more energy (such as the day before a test or the day of a test) and I didn’t have to worry about what to eat and was able to put all my time into the lecture and studying. I wouldn’t say this counts as a meal but it makes you not worry about eating for a while. It’s also nutritious and tastes like chocolate milk. Definitely a great addition to my life. I highly recommend this if you don’t have a lot of time to eat breakfast or you’re just lazy like me." —Pedram Miyabi

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $39+ (available in five flavors and a variety pack).

    21. A microfiber hair wrap that'll dry your hair in record speed — and best of all, won't be a total drag to keep from unraveling from your head.

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    Promising review: "I have wavy hair that needs product or it gets frizzy. When I took this off my head after my shower, my hair was ALMOST DRY and I had all these well-defined curls! I couldn't believe it. And the large button and wide loop make it easy to put on, unlike the others with the small button and tight loop that were so frustrating — they went right into the donation pile. Don't hesitate, this is worth the money!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in nine colors).

    Check out our full review of the Aquis original hair towel.

    22. A monthly subscription to Quip, the beautiful and award-winning electric toothbrush with a two-minute timer to effectively remove plaque and prevent gingivitis.

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    You’ll receive an electric toothbrush set (including the Quip brush, travel cover mount, a large toothpaste, and a travel-sized toothpaste). For $10 every three months, you’ll be sent a new brush head, AAA battery, and two different-sized toothpastes.

    Get it from Quip starting at $25 (available in five colors).

    It's also our BuzzFeed Reviews affordable pick for the best electric toothbrush!

    23. An infusion pitcher that'll encourage you to hydrate with your favorite fresh fruit, veggies, herbs, or spices.

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    The dishwasher-safe, BPA-free 2.25-quart pitcher is odor-, taste-, and stain-resistant and features a leak-proof lid.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's, for $19.99 (and get an extra 15% off with promo code SHOP at checkout).

    24. A personal blender with a take-along bottle so you can be the most envied person on your morning subway commute to work.

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    Promising review: "I very much enjoy this personal blender! I use it in the morning to make a smoothie to drink on my commute so I'm not starving by lunchtime." —ag.fabozzi

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    25. A tube-wringer, because squeezing out that last tiny bit of toothpaste can be incredibly rewarding, wow!

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    Promising review: "These work great. They keep even a full tube upright so the bathroom counter looks tidier. The key twists the empty section of the tube easily so every bit of the toothpaste is used with no fuss. Have one for my husband and one for each of the kids." —Chelley Patterson

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    26. A commuter mug that'll actually deliver on its promise to keep your bev hot (or cold) all day long.

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    Promising review: "I cannot tell you how much I love this thing...but I will try. IT DOES NOT SPILL. Period. End of story. Fill it, seal it, turn it upside down, and nada. I live with a cat who gives absolutely zero ducks where he walks, runs, or flops his big butt down. Constantly knocks over cups, glasses, etc. With this, I have defeated him. I no longer have to cringe and reach for my drink when he approaches. I feel superior." —Tobrid

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in nine colors and four sizes).

    This was our budget pick for the best travel mug on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    27. A deceptively tiny space heater that gets the job done, so removing the covers from your body and facing the world will become far less brutal during the winter months.

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    Promising review: "So far this little heater is great. If you pick it up or knock it over it automatically turns off. I use it on low power and medium heat and it's plenty to heat the area around my desk so that I don't need a blanket. Thank you!" —Daisy Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in black and white).

    28. A durable and simple toothbrush holder with three compartments to tidy up your current grooming situation.

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    Promising review: "These are so awesome! I am always looking for new ways to organize and save space in my tiny bathroom, and these are a great option. I actually decided to buy two holders, which fit on the sink ledge next to each other, and filled some of the smaller circles with my morning staples: cover-up, a few eyeliners, eyebrow brush, etc. Looks great and saves time — what more could you want?" —abbey

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in several styles and colors).

    29. Or, a toothbrush holder that attaches to your mirror, because you're gagging at the thought of where your orphan brushes have been.

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    Get it from Amazon for $12.92 (available in black and white).

    30. And a mirror that will at least make you *look* like someone who is having a great time being awake.

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    Get it from Areaware for $80.

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

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