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    Updated on May 5, 2019. Posted on May 3, 2019

    45 Things You Should Buy Just Because

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

    1. A handy little pocket mirror designed to look identical to your MacBook except it fits in your back pocket...and isn't a computer, it's a mirror.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is really cute. Looks like my MacBook Air and came in a nice, little box. Shipping does take longer than expected but the seller was very helpful. I've ordered three more to give away as gifts for fellow Mac users. It's a handy little mirror, I needed something for contact lenses. This is perfect. The lid stays up straight so I can use my hands for contact lenses instead of having to hold the mirror open." —Reena

    Get it from Amazon for $3.69.

    2. A pair of UV protection cat-eye sunnies that'll be puuurrrfect for the summer sun.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are AMAZING! I love them and get compliments every time I wear them. It comes with a nice bag with a large lens cleaner inside. Very nice quality, especially for the price. I want to buy a few extras in case I misplace them like I usually do. Definitely my favorite pair of sunglasses I've had in a long time." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in eight colors).

    3. A delightful T-shirt for all of us who remember just how lit a Friday night could be.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got it a little oversized as I wanted it baggy, but at the same time assuming it would shrink. I also expected the printing to fade after repeated washings. Boy was I wrong. It still fits baggily (as I want it to) and the printing is as dark as ever. The material is soft and comfortable. Exceeded my expectations!!" —William Moses

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in sizes M–3XL).

    4. A dazzling crystal-encrusted cuff ring you'll never want to flamingo.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a whimsical ring. Fun to wear and a delight to behold." —Lani Mysak

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    5. A high-waisted and tasseled two-piece bathing suit that'll have you bringing the party to the beach (or pool).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is much better quality than I had thought it would be. I had almost purchased the designer suit to ensure a good fit but I’m glad I opted to try this one first! It does run a little small to me. I got a size 6 and I’m 5’1” 120 lb., normally wear a small or size 4. The top waist part is a little tight but not uncomfortable at all. Would definitely recommend!" —Elyse Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes 4–16 and in 13 colors).

    6. A pair of faux tortoiseshell bow stud earrings for adding a little something extra to your look without being too statement-y.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are super cute tortoise earrings. I have large hoops from a well-known jewelry company that are so heavy! These are really lightweight and still large enough to be noticed. They are feminine and go with a ton! These were a great addition at a great price. Another reviewer had problems with them spinning, but mine remain right-side-up throughout the day with no problems. Glad I purchased these!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 17 styles).

    7. A set of nine ceramic succulent planters that'll look eggcellent in your home or office.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This planter is absolutely adorable! I bought some succulent clippings and planted them in here as a fun kitchen accent. They turned out wonderfully! I also appreciate the fact that they already had drainage holes in the bottom. I would definitely recommend this product if you are looking for succulents or herbs!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    8. A handy six-in-one multi-tool you can crab whenever you need to cut, screw, or open a bottle.

    Amazon

    This multi-tool Is designed with scissors, a bottle opener, a 3/16 flat head screwdriver, a can opener, a mini knife, and a rope saw.

    Promising review: "Surprisingly good quality. The tools are sharp and sturdy. It's a bit bigger than I expected, so pay attention to the dimensions before ordering. The scissors are the best quality I've seen on these multi-tools. I saw it in a magazine once and decided I had to have it. Searched for it on Amazon, put it on my wishlist, and have been tracking the price on this sucker for about two years. Finally purchased it." —#1 Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two colors).

    9. A double-sided silicone lip brush to get rid of any excess skin and make your lips totally matte lipstick–ready.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I admit I was skeptical about this product but my desperation to regain my soft lips made me click the BUY button. I just had a baby and between all the milk I was pumping for the baby and caffeine drinking my body was dried out and dehydrated. My lips took a hit and were dried, cracked, and even bleeding — very painful. Even my tried and true expensive-as-heck lip moisturizer I use couldn't help. Having this lip brush did the trick and made all the difference. The exfoliation must have allowed my lip moisturizer to get better absorbed. I was able to see results in just a couple of days. Now I have soft and supple lips again. I tried using a toothbrush and I would not recommend it. First, the toothbrush doesn't feel as good and second, it will waste whatever product you are using with it because the product will settle deep in the bristles so you have to use a lot more of it, and third it's also hard to clean. This silicone lip brush feels so good and since the 'bristles' or 'bumps' are shallow, I just needed to use a little bit of my expensive lip moisturizer and it was so easy to clean the brush afterward. Where has this thing been all my life? I don't think I can live without it now." —Double-J

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors). And you might want to consider pairing it with this effective little lip scrub, if you're in the market.

    10. An out of this world pair of super comfy spaceship slippers that'll have you dancing around your house like you're the star of an Elton John music video.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Seriously comfy slippers, although we didn’t buy them to wear. We had bought them so my daughter's astronaut barbie could finally have a spaceship to ride. Unconventional idea but it works. These slippers are great whether you wear them or play with them. LOL!" —The Roque's

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S–XL).

    11. A delightful silk sleeping mask so you can fool everyone into thinking you're actually awake at your desk and not taking a quick nap in the middle of the workday.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this sleep mask for my daughter at her dorm and for travel. I just had to try it on for myself because it's so funny! It fits great and is very comfortable. You can even open your eyes behind it. The mask freaked the dogs out a little bit, but arrived quickly and brought along a lot of smiles with it!" —Jann McCumsey

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four designs).

    12. A set of stainless steel magnetic measuring spoons that'll help in your quest of keeping an organized and jam-free drawer.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been using cheap, flimsy little metal scoops that my son likes to steal and wanted something more functional. I like that these have the two ends, sometimes a recipe needs the same sized tsp for two different ingredients and it's annoying to have to wash for every single one. This resolved that! The magnet is not very strong at all. It holds them together but alone they won't sick on the fridge or my metal bowls, only a metal surface if it's wide and if there's no gravity to oppose the magnet (on top of an edge but not on the side of anything)." —Lisa

    Get the eight-piece set from Amazon for $13.97.

    13. A mother shucking oyster oven mitt — yup, this adorable little plush oyster is actually a mitt and will make pulling anything out of the oven the cutest thing you ever do.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $16.

    14. A hardback copy of Am I Dying?!, a complete guide to identifying and dealing with whatever symptoms you're currently feeling because last time WebMD was selling you some fake news and, well, never again.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This book is great! You always wonder when you have an ache or pain somewhere. This is a great guide as to what to do next. Everyone should have a copy!" —Robb

    Get it from Amazon for $21.51.

    15. A ribbed-knit open back Reformation bodysuit for a classic look you can pull off all spring through summer long.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $48 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    16. A nylon (so it's non-stick safe) colander strainer designed with a discreet hook so it easily attaches to the side of your pan — it's also dishwasher-safe, heat-resistant up to 200°C/392°F, and works with fried foods.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this thing! It is quite sturdy and has no issues holding lots of ravioli, tortellini, or any other shaped pasta. One note, it does not do well with long spaghetti. It is also great for grabbing veggies out when I blanch them in water or chicken breasts I have poached. I was injured in an automobile accident and my hands are not in great condition. This has made having to use tongs for some things no longer necessary. It has also — almost totally — made lifting heavy pots full of liquid, unnecessary. Cooking is therapy for me and to find any tools which make it easier for me, is fantastic! I highly recommend this scoop to anyone needing a little help in the kitchen, or who just wants to not have to pull out strainers all of the time." —Kayce Cawthon McCarty

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four colors).

    17. A delightful glass coffee cup with a removable cork sleeve and a tight-seal lid so your favorite drink is always easy to hold and will be spill-proof.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Very aesthetically pleasing coffee cup. Gotten tons of compliments from random strangers and my baristas. A few of them have ordered themselves one too. (Maybe I should be sponsored?) Currently, own two of these cups (12 and 16 oz)." —Andrea Rivera Navarrete

    Get it from Amazon for $9+ (available in four sizes, 32 colors, and three styles).

    18. A copy of Big Hair, Don't Care, an encouraging and self-esteem boosting book for anyone who needs a reminder of how awesome they are.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this for my niece who is biracial and being raised around mostly white people. She can be sensitive about being 'different' and asks to have her straightened sometimes. Her mom says they read this book almost every day (and she used to hate being read to). She loves it. It has really helped her embrace her hair. She's the cutest girl ever, so I'm happy she is seeing that now too." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.09.

    19. A pair of brand sparkling new oversized sunglasses that'll make a statement every time you walk into a room.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "These are AMAZING and every time I leave the house with them I am stopped by at least two people who ask where I got them. They are HEAVY! When it’s sunny and you’re all sweaty, these slide down your nose repeatedly. However, for the price, these are just so so fun." —Lisette

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in six colors).

    20. An organic-cotton lace and embroidery Reformation midi dress you'll live in from now until mid-September.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $298 (available in sizes 0–12).

    21. A set of totally different "Good Decision" and "Bad Decision" shirts that'll showcase just how similar you and your bestie are.

    Iconic Duo

    Get them from Iconic Duo: Good Decisions shirt and the Bad Decisions shirt for $42 each (available in S-L)

    22. Delightful-smelling mini "New Home", New York City, and Arizona candles to have you covered for all your upcoming housewarmings and going away parties.

    Amazon

    Get the Arizona candle (available in nine different states), the New Home candle and the New York City candle for $16.95 each.

    23. A pair of acrylic avocado statement earrings that are actually more like avocute!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These earrings are fabulous! They are large but lightweight and well crafted from acrylic. Got lots of compliments just on the earrings." —Pinkticus

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 15 designs).

    24. A two-piece, high-waisted, high-cut swimsuit to have you looking like Kim K on the shores of Turks and Caicos.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This suit is so cute. I ordered a large based on the reviews and it fits perfectly. I am a size 8, 5’6” and 34DD. The bottoms hit me in all the right places and the whole suit is so comfy. It’s thick and feels more expensive than it really is. The top is small for me, which I expected — the girls are a little squished, but I’m going to rock it." —Grace T3

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in 10 colors).

    25. A NYX Wonder Pencil, a matte pencil you can use to hide blemishes, as a lip liner to prevent bleeding, or as a waterline eyeliner that'll help brighten your eyes.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this to use as a brow bone highlighter, right at the very edges of my brows — after applying brow gel, and I also got it to use as a reverse lipliner, and finally, to use as an eye brightener for my bottom waterline. It's wonderful for my waterline and I really love how much more awake it makes me seem if I'm feeling particularly tired. It just really opens and brightens my eyes when I'm feeling a little bit blah. I also really like it for defining my brows." —Sara D.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.15 (available in light, medium, deep, or in a set of all three).

    26. A pair of versatile faux-leather slides designed with a lightly cushioned bed so that every step you take will be totally comfy.

    amazon.com

    If you don't have narrow feet, reviewers recommend sizing up a full size.

    Promising review: "These sandals are so cute! I ordered them in the orange and love the color! I did have to exchange them however, I ordered my true size (9) and they were too small so I returned them for a 10." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 narrow and in three colors).

    27. A courageous little bookmark that'll hold your place while you take a break to fight off any dementors.

    Amazon

    Get it from My Bookmark on Amazon for $23.99.

    28. A very comfy stability cushion designed to fit on top of any chair and help you improve your posture.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My job requires me to sit practically all day at work which caused me to become very restless and give me back problems. I couldn't sit still for five minutes without adjusting myself. I also began to worry about the bad posture I could be having because of it as well. I found this and gave it a shot. I've only had it for a little more than a week but the difference with it has been amazing! I can sit at my desk all day long without feeling discomfort or back pain. It sits neatly on my chair without looking too noticeable, and now my biggest problem is trying to keep my co-workers from stealing it from me. $20 for this thing is honestly a steal! So worth it!" —MeLissa

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors).

    29. An adorable dinosaur purse that'll never go extinct from your wardrobe.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's so cute, I get tons of compliments. Made very well and durable." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89+ (available in six designs).

    30. A pair of mini cat-eye sunglasses can help you get on that tiny-sunnies trend without breaking the bank.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I didn't know what to expect because of other reviews but these are GREAT. I actually have a pair of Lespecs 'The Last Lolita,' and these could honestly pass as them. For the price, they're so worth it." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $7.91+ (available in 11 colors).

    31. A pair of cold therapy socks to chill your entire foot and help relieve sore feet, hot feet, tired feet, aching feet, and other painful chronic conditions like plantar fasciitis and arthritis.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Received my ice socks yesterday after being on my feet all day. I froze them overnight (they came with gel packs inserted in the socks and instructions said to freeze them that way). I am currently resting with my feet elevated and socks on. They are very cold, especially in the toe area. I ordered these because I have a lot of swelling on the top of my right foot. The socks are made with gel-pack toe pockets, which is not the area I need the most help with, so I moved the gel pack halfway out to better cover the top of my foot and that is working well for me. These socks are very nice and well-made of a soft, comfortable, stretchy fabric. I wear a size 8.5 women's and ordered the small/medium. They were easy to put on with the gel packs inserted and a very good fit, not too small or too large. I've been wearing them for about 30 minutes and they are still fairly cold. I would highly recommend for anyone with foot problems needing ice. They're easy, convenient, and non-messy. Just what I was looking for!" —Texas Gigi

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S/M and M/L).

    32. An attention-grabbing polka dot headband that'll have you making a statement from your head down to your...ears.

    Bauble Bar

    Get it from Bauble Bar for $38.

    33. Ambi Skincare Fade Cream, made with hydroquinone, vitamin E, and alpha hydroxy acid to gradually fade dark spots — plus it has SPF to help prevent dark spots from getting darker.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I suffered from cystic acne from around 19–22 years old. I decided enough was enough so I saw a dermatologist and got on oral and topical antibiotics. They recommended I get facials to help with the dark mark scarring once my acne cleared. As a 22-year-old, that expense wasn't realistic. So I decided to try this along with my regimen. Let me tell you: it WORKS! If you are consistent and disciplined. I use it every morning and night along with my topicals (I'm off oral now) and you can see the difference just nine months makes. No more hiding my face. I rarely wear makeup anymore. I'm just a normal 20-something in Los Angeles. This can work for you too! I definitely recommend trying it and keeping with it. The first photo is from July and the second is from October. The third is from early April of the next year. All I can say is THANK YOU." —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    34. An adorable ceramic mug complete with a handy stainless steel mixing spoon and a lid so you have everything you need to take your hot beverage on the go.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This mug is just what I was looking for. I love that it has a lid and that they allow a space for the spoon to pop out. The lid is great if you like to have your drink outside, so you don't need to worry about the dust or anything that could fall in your drink. The quality of this mug is really good and it has a cute and practical design. I really love it. Highly recommended." —ZA

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in four designs).

    35. A set of cute face masks that'll help calm, hydrate, nourish, moisturize...basically they'll leave your skin feeling great.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these masks. The animal faces are so cute. I also like how each mask does a different thing. Some are moisturizing or firming/lifting or brightening and they all leave my skin feeling and looking great." —Mariah Greer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    36. A pair of rubber-sole platform espadrilles for a little height without any of the discomfort — ::in my best Chandler voice:: seriously, could there be a more perfect summer shoe?

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Nothing bad to say about these sandals. They are so cute and super comfortable. I wear a size 8 and ordered an 8 however they are just a little big so you could order a half size down. I’m keeping these though, I’ll make it work." —Melissa

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–9.5 and in nine colors).

    37. A playful faux tie–front midi dress so you can twirl your way into the lead role of a rom-com.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress was everything and more. I purchased it in red and navy as I couldn’t decide which color I liked best for what was to be my upcoming vacation to the Dominican Republic. I kept both, they were so beautiful. I wore one on the plane, that’s how comfortable the dress was, and so I landed in beautiful DR looking FABULOUS! I wore the red dress twice on my trip. Couldn’t be happier. I’m 5’3” between 155–165 lb. with a C–D cup (per Victoria's Secret sizes). I’m a pear shape and bought a small." —jicole24

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 17 colors).

    38. And a splurge-worthy Loeffler Randall wicker tote that's so freakin' adorable I'm not quite sure what to do with myself.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $295 (available in three colors).

    39. A copy of what is, honestly, the most disgusting coloring book on the entire planet.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "So awesome! So gross! My husband loved it, can't wait to put it in his clinic. LOL!" —C. N.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.86 and don't forget the color pencils.

    40. A six-piece stainless steel earwax cleaner kit that'll replace your cotton swabs and safely get your inner ear squeaky clean.

    Amazon

    This medical-grade earwax cleaner will get your excess earwax out (instead of pushing it deeper). They're effective, they're safe for cleaning out earwax, and they save on added waste.

    Promising review: "Getting tired of using Q-tips or ear washes? Well, this is certainly an alternative worth considering. These little guys are metal 'picks' that you can scrape all the gunk out of your ears without causing damage to them. My ears have never been cleaner." —Joshua Z Dabbs

    Get the six-piece kit on Amazon for $6.89+.

    41. A privacy screen designed to fit perfectly and give you privacy wherever you're going.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Perfect fit. Does exactly what it is designed to do, which is prevent prying eyes from seeing your computer screen. I work in an open plan office and wanted privacy from people walking past my desk. I also travel a lot and use my laptop in public spaces so I needed the security." —Tebogo

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in 13 sizes and four colors).

    42. A refreshing tube top and midi skirt set you're guaranteed to rock during your next getaway.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm 5’9”, 180 lb., size 31/32 jeans, medium/large in shirts, and I ordered a large because the size chart made me go up a size. But I definitely could have gotten a medium or even a small. Super cute! It’s not cotton, it’s polyester/spandex. Not see-through on first glance but obviously, don’t wear dark colors or pure white underneath! The skirt is a midi length which is super nice for my long legs. It’s like four outfits in one, tube top with other bottoms, skirt with other tops, outfit as advertised, and then the skirt as a dress. Super versatile! Love the print and quality, especially for the price. Would buy again!" —Lolovesyou

    Get the set from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in two prints).

    43. A heat-resistant silicone holster perfect for holding your hot AF styling tools so you aren't stuck trying to find a spot to place them — it's also designed with a patented cling technology that allows it to be repositioned and applied to any clean, smooth, and dry surface.

    Amazon

    Heat-resistant up to 500 degrees, plus it's dishwasher-safe...if you ever needed to wash it!

    Promising review: "After coming home from a long day at work and seeing that my wife left the hair straightener on while rushing to work — this plastic, magnificent thing probably prevented a fire in our apartment. Even though it was very hot, nothing burned! Not even the plastic holder itself! It does what it's supposed to do. It sticks to its surface and prevents fires from hair straighteners — proved it after sticking to the sink for over three months and not melting with a turned on hair straightener from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. inside." —Emre

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    44. A two-sided waterproof, smudge-proof liquid eyeliner designed with a stamp edge so you'll always get the perfect wing.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I haven't used liquid eyeliner in such a long time, and the last time I used it the line came out horrific. Not with this one! The tip is like foam — one side is pointy and the other side has more of a flat edge to it. I applied it and my mom said my eyes looked great. It lasted all night and even 'til morning. Does not irritate and goes on very smoothly. It does come off with ease when washing it off." —Darlene

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in three sizes).

    And check out our picks for the best liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    45. And a woven envelope clutch perfect for a summer night out during your next tropical getaway.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Carried my phone and room key card around my all-inclusive resort. It looked nice and everything fit well." —AmyLyn DeCecco Hark

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Sometimes no reason is the perfect reason to treat yourself to something new.

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

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