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35 Things That Will Magically Transform You Into A Morning Person

Crawling out from underneath your covers and facing the world, made easier.

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1. An activated Japanese charcoal toothbrush, great for your gums and Instagram clout.

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The bristles on this toothbrush are blended with Japanese binchotan charcoal, a centuries-old deodorizer that has been proven to fight off plaque and impurities. The activated charcoal gives off negative ions, which prevents bacteria from building up on your brush.

Get it from Amazon for $8 or NeedSupply for $8.

2. A wake-up light that simulates a sunrise and plays nature sounds — a far cry, or chirp, from your default ringtone.

Promising review: "I’ve got to say, this special lighted clock alarm is just amazing. It will wake me to FM radio or an alarm tone that can be set to play sound effects like crickets and bubbling brook. Beyond that, there are light options. It not only will wake me to a sunrise effect, but it will do the reverse if I want to go to sleep with the light slowly dimming. I recommend this very highly." —D.R. Bott Read more about our experience using this product here. Get it from Amazon for $27.99.
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Promising review: "I’ve got to say, this special lighted clock alarm is just amazing. It will wake me to FM radio or an alarm tone that can be set to play sound effects like crickets and bubbling brook. Beyond that, there are light options. It not only will wake me to a sunrise effect, but it will do the reverse if I want to go to sleep with the light slowly dimming. I recommend this very highly." —D.R. Bott

Read more about our experience using this product here.

Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

3. A glazed Hasami porcelain mug that you'll use religiously and also request to be buried with.

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Get it from NeedSupply for $24.

4. A honeycomb-style drawer organizer, because half the battle of every morning is finding your other sock.

Get them from Amazon for $10.19 or Macy's for $10.19.
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Get them from Amazon for $10.19 or Macy's for $10.19.

5. A rare commuter mug that delivers on its promise to keep your bev hot (or cold) all day long.

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Promising review: "This thing can keep your coffee hot all day long. The Contigo will keep a full mug of coffee hot for about six hours. About four hours if you only fill it halfway or drink half. I put coffee from my French press into this little gem at 8 a.m. and drank from it all day and that evening at 6 p.m., 10 hours later, the last drink was drinking temperature, not just lukewarm. Wow, I was impressed." —Guyton

Get it from Amazon for $24.75.

6. A towel warmer to make you feel like you're at a spa every time you shower — except you're actually in your apartment and your roommate is threatening to kick down the bathroom door if you don't get out in the next five mins. :)

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Before jumping in the shower, toss your towels into this contraption, select a value on the auto-timer (15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes), and when you step out you'll have a toasty towel to wrap yourself in. Robes and blankets also work in this thing, so go wild!

Get it from Jet for $99.99.

7. A splurge-worthy bar of peppermint soap even a millennial will look forward to using in the shower.

Promising review: "The perfect minty sensation for your body without the stiff dry feeling or the usage of apparent chemical wonders on your body. I would recommend it to anyone who loves mint, peppermint, and who enjoys the carefree days of smelling peppermint leaves in your family's garden. Plus, you feel clean all day." —AM.Get it from Amazon for $14 or Birchbox for $14.
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Promising review: "The perfect minty sensation for your body without the stiff dry feeling or the usage of apparent chemical wonders on your body. I would recommend it to anyone who loves mint, peppermint, and who enjoys the carefree days of smelling peppermint leaves in your family's garden. Plus, you feel clean all day." —AM.

Get it from Amazon for $14 or Birchbox for $14.

8. A minimalist drip coffee maker that looks like it could be the subject of a forthcoming Pixar short. @PeteDocter? Pls call me.

Promising review: "What I love: 1. It’s easy to use once you practice each method2. It’s beautifully made and looks very nice displayed in my kitchen.3. The coffee is fantastic, no matter which brew method you use. I haven’t had a bad cup yet.4. It’s much easier to clean than my regular coffee press. The company has a tutorial video that shows you how to clean it properly (and easily).5. It’s great for making single servings of coffee, which makes it easy to have a fresh cup instead of drinking from an old pot of coffee that has been sitting." —LKGet it from Amazon for $299.99.
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Promising review: "What I love:

1. It’s easy to use once you practice each method

2. It’s beautifully made and looks very nice displayed in my kitchen.

3. The coffee is fantastic, no matter which brew method you use. I haven’t had a bad cup yet.

4. It’s much easier to clean than my regular coffee press. The company has a tutorial video that shows you how to clean it properly (and easily).

5. It’s great for making single servings of coffee, which makes it easy to have a fresh cup instead of drinking from an old pot of coffee that has been sitting." —LK

Get it from Amazon for $299.99.

9. Tree-free toilet paper, so you don't have to think about the environment going to shit.

Public Goods is a monthly membership program that cuts out the middleman (the many suppliers that brands have to go through before a product finally hits the shelves) and gives subscribers ethically produced and environmentally friendly products at exactly the cost it takes to produce them — zero markups, whatsoever. Among their standout products: toilet paper made from bamboo pulp, which — you'll be pleasantly surprised to discover — is much softer than paper!Get a 6-pack from Public Goods for $16 or $7.75 with membership.
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Public Goods is a monthly membership program that cuts out the middleman (the many suppliers that brands have to go through before a product finally hits the shelves) and gives subscribers ethically produced and environmentally friendly products at exactly the cost it takes to produce them — zero markups, whatsoever. Among their standout products: toilet paper made from bamboo pulp, which — you'll be pleasantly surprised to discover — is much softer than paper!

Get a 6-pack from Public Goods for $16 or $7.75 with membership.

10. An unfussy pair of polyester slippers to keep your feet warm as you zombie walk to your pot of coffee.

Get them from Muji for $15.
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Get them from Muji for $15.

11. A fog-resistant mirror so you can proceed with your post-shower grooming without delay.

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Promising review: "My shower wall is extremely difficult to get things to stick to it. I have had this for weeks and it has yet to fall off." —Beckie Thurmond

Get it from Amazon for $10.90 or Urban Outfitters for $18.

12. A brightly colored pineapple to hold all of your miscellaneous items and take your mind off of the silverfish you just saw scaling the bathroom wall.

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Promising review: "Like all other Tooletries products I have purchased, quality is amazing! This sticks very well to my shower and holds plenty!!! Easy to clean, easy to use, and no glue needed!!" —Devin Stephens

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

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

Promising review: "I bought this as a stocking stuffer for my sister-in-law and my whole family went crazy for it! It was the sleeper hit of Christmas gifts. We spent a chunk of time Christmas finding all sorts of tubes to test this out with. It did amazing on the toothpaste in particular, leaving a crinkle in it that kept the toothpaste from flowing back. I ended up ordering one for my dad, an engineer, because he was so impressed with its usefulness." —KynerjGet it from Uncommon Goods for $24.95.
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Promising review: "I bought this as a stocking stuffer for my sister-in-law and my whole family went crazy for it! It was the sleeper hit of Christmas gifts. We spent a chunk of time Christmas finding all sorts of tubes to test this out with. It did amazing on the toothpaste in particular, leaving a crinkle in it that kept the toothpaste from flowing back. I ended up ordering one for my dad, an engineer, because he was so impressed with its usefulness." —Kynerj

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.95.

14. A mug with a stainless-steel infuser and lid, perfect for loose-leaf tea heads.

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Promising review: "I've tried several different combinations of tea mugs and infusers before trying this one. In every case, either the cup shattered within six months, or the infuser rusted. Finally, something that is durable and works! I've had this very mug for two years and it's still going strong! Great for work and very convenient. Easy to clean and easy to use. Bonus: You can use high-quality loose tea, rather than the cheap pre-bagged brands from the supermarket.

"I get compliments on this mug all the time, to the point that I've bought this as a stocking stuffer for friends, family, and even coworkers in Secret Santa gift exchanges. It's always a pretty big hit. Never regretted purchasing it."

Get it from Amazon for $23.40.

15. A compact snap-lid bento box, so you can book it out the door with your leftover breakfast when that "where r u" text hits.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

16. A bathtub caddy tray you can rest a book or coffee mug on like you're a god or Frasier.

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Promising review: "I was so nervous about ordering this. I have a huge bathtub and I was worried it wouldn't fit — it does. It's incredibly sturdy and I can safely put my MacBook Air 13" on it and enjoy my bath. The wine glass holder is wonderful and the cell phone holder is perfect. It expands and shortens nicely and is very user friendly. I highly recommend this tray."

Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

17. A razor holder that will grip to glass, tile, marble — you name it!

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

18. A subscription to Goby, an electric toothbrush company that will save you big bucks by delivering new brush heads to your doorstep every few months.

If you've been thinking of giving the electric toothbrush lifestyle a go, Goby may be a good place to start. In addition to being one of the more reasonably priced electric brushes on the market, Goby offers a 60-day rebate if you decide it's not for you. What's more: The brush has a built-in timer that makes sure you're alwaysgiving your mouth a proper scrubbing, even signaling (with pauses) when it's time to start cleaning a new part of your mouth.Get a subscription to Goby for $50 ($6/brush head)
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If you've been thinking of giving the electric toothbrush lifestyle a go, Goby may be a good place to start. In addition to being one of the more reasonably priced electric brushes on the market, Goby offers a 60-day rebate if you decide it's not for you. What's more: The brush has a built-in timer that makes sure you're always

giving your mouth a proper scrubbing, even signaling (with pauses) when it's time to start cleaning a new part of your mouth.

Get a subscription to Goby for $50 ($6/brush head)

19. A classic, non-ticking(!) bedside alarm clock you won't want to toss out the window.

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Promising review: "I love this alarm clock. Exactly what I wanted. Silent, no lights. Peaceful rest and you can wake up on time. I also use the light fixture as a rather ineffective flashlight when you're in bed and you are looking for something. The alarm is great. It's not too jarring or annoying. Very lightweight. Looks nice." —Professional Mo

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

20. A Bluetooth speaker you can bring in the shower with you and hear very well.

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Promising review: "The sound from this little guy is amazing. I was expecting good-quality sound, as UE (owned by Logitech) makes great products. I was surprised, though, at how much you notice the lower tones and bass from this thing. It has a full sound and is multidirectional, so you get good coverage wherever you are standing in relation to the speaker. It also gets quite loud, so if you enjoy that, you won't miss anything here. It feels robust and durable. The charging cable that comes with it is flat, so it folds really nice and small for travel without tangling. All of the buttons are tactile, but also low profile, which is excellent. Overall, I am 100% happy with this purchase. You really cannot go wrong buying this. Bonuses — it is waterproof, floats in water, and can be paired with another Wonderboom for even bigger sound at parties without the need for any app or phone software." —Greg L.

Get it from Amazon for $98.99.

21. A mini waffle maker that will get you back in the swing of sit-down breakfasts, or just make you deeply nostalgic for your dorm days.

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Promising review: "This little waffle maker has been SO great! It's actually amazing for its size and price. It gets hot fast, and cooks waffles and hash browns so fast! I actually make homemade protein waffles in it and they cook very, very well. I spray with coconut oil first, and nothing sticks and cleanup is a breeze. I 100% recommend this — you will LOVE it! I think it would be great in a dorm room too! Yes, I recommend this product." —wafflelover

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

22. A portable cupholder with suction, 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.

23. An unglazed teapot with bamboo and stainless steel details — so beautiful you'll forget the tea you're drinking is trash.

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Get it from NeedSupply for $109.

24. A coffee bean–shaped ice cube tray you can pour coffee into — basically the only acceptable scenario for using the phrase "cool beans!"

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A brilliant workaround for your perpetually watered-down iced coffee.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.

25. 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 Urban Outfitters for $16.

26. A notepad for organizing the day's to-dos — conveniently designed for the digital age.

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Get the keyboard pad (left) from Poketo for $12 or the whole bundle (right) for $45.

27. A mug that will heat up your donut — sooo extra, but also, how good does a warm donut sound rn?

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Get it from Uncommon Goods for $14.95.

28. A shower curtain that will actually prevent mold and mildew from developing.

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Promising review: "We've tried three other non-plastic liners in our showers, all of which let water through, got moldy, or both. This is the first fabric-type liner that keeps the outer curtain dry (not even tiny mist marks on the tub edge)." —J.M. Crawford

Get it from Amazon for $8.09.

29. An arm-gripping sofa table, so you don't have to leave your couch for your nutritious breakfast of two donuts.

Promising review: "Excellent to hold your drink while you watch TV, but much less obtrusive and much more attractive than similar items. We immediately bought another one as a gift, we liked this one so much. Highly recommended, excellent workmanship." —MargotGet it from Uncommon Goods for $135.
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Promising review: "Excellent to hold your drink while you watch TV, but much less obtrusive and much more attractive than similar items. We immediately bought another one as a gift, we liked this one so much. Highly recommended, excellent workmanship." —Margot

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $135.

30. A spearmint, anise, and clove mouthwash that will change your mind about mouthwashes.

Promising review: "Honestly perfect. The bottle is beautiful and the flavor is very pleasing, not too in your face with either the anise or the clove. I'll probably be using this full-time now because the way it leaves your mouth feeling is really incomparable to anything else I've tried. Many mouthwashes leave my mouth stripped, dry, and tasting everything funny for hours. This has none of that. Well done, Aesop." —SleepingForest Get it from Nordstrom for $25.
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Promising review: "Honestly perfect. The bottle is beautiful and the flavor is very pleasing, not too in your face with either the anise or the clove. I'll probably be using this full-time now because the way it leaves your mouth feeling is really incomparable to anything else I've tried. Many mouthwashes leave my mouth stripped, dry, and tasting everything funny for hours. This has none of that. Well done, Aesop." —SleepingForest

Get it from Nordstrom for $25.

31. An instant coffee subscription that will SOAR above the low bar you have set for all instant coffee products on the market.

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Most instant coffees are made from leftover batches of beans; Sudden Coffee is not most instant coffee. The subscription service boasts a freeze-dried recipe of perfectly ripe ground and brewed beans. It also won't overwhelm your taste buds with bitterness; the result is clean and fruity with low acidity. Each "tube" you receive by mail contains 4.5 grams of coffee — just add water and, voilà, you may never have to wait on that hellish coffee line again.

Get a two-cup trial subscription from Sudden Coffee for $6/month.

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

Promising Review: "This toothbrush holder is perfect. It is plastic and holds two toothbrushes and the tube of toothpaste. It looks great in our bathroom and they have many coordinating products. You can mix and match colors. Our family is in love with all of the Umbra products that we have ever tried. They hold up and offer an unique contemporary touch. This toothbrush holder wipes clean very easily and I have even put it through the dishwasher on the top rack." —LauraGet it from Amazon for $8.99+.
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Promising Review: "This toothbrush holder is perfect. It is plastic and holds two toothbrushes and the tube of toothpaste. It looks great in our bathroom and they have many coordinating products. You can mix and match colors. Our family is in love with all of the Umbra products that we have ever tried. They hold up and offer an unique contemporary touch. This toothbrush holder wipes clean very easily and I have even put it through the dishwasher on the top rack." —Laura

Get it from Amazon for $8.99+.

33. A mini fridge you can access from your bed when you don't have enough strength to walk to the kitchen and grab the cold brew.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $119.

34. A deceptively tiny space heater that gets the job done. 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: "Great minimalist design and simple, easy-to-use features. I use this small and compact heater in a 300 sq ft bedroom and it quickly and easily heats up the room. I have no doubt that it would be able to at least be used for a room double the size." —Your Public Name

Get it from Amazon for $49.22.

35. A mirror that will make you look like someone who is having a great time being awake.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $80.

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

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