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11 Things You Should Splurge On This Month

New bedsheets, boots, and a few other things for you to treat yo' self to this month.

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1. An 18-piece stainless steel knife set, because it's about time you upgraded the set you "borrowed" from your parents' kitchen 10 years ago.

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Made of high-carbon stainless steel blades and super-comfy poly handles, this set comes with a wide range of knives for all your food preparation needs, including a 7.75-inch chef knife, 7-inch santoku knife, 5-inch utility knife, and an 8-inch slicer knife. It's backed by a lifetime warranty, so you won't have to worry about "wasting" your money with this set, and the stained-wood block will look great on any countertop.

Promising review: "I always hand-wash and dry my knives right after use. I bought these to replace my Henckels knife set, and let me say — I had NO idea what I was missing. The assortment of knives are the perfect combination, and boy, they are SHARP! I was making dinner for my boyfriend and commented how I didn't know what I ever did before we got these knives. They are SO sharp! The price on Amazon is unbeatable. I am REALLY pleased with this investment!" —Miss Golden

Get it from Amazon for $88.99.

2. An AHA/BHA-infused mask that over 500 Sephora customers have said left them with clearer, more radiant skin and an improved texture and tone — basically, you'll feel like you just got a lavish facial from the comfort of your own home.

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Made of a blend of glycolic, tartaric, lactic, citric, and salicylic acids, Drunk Elephant's T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial gently exfoliates your skin to get rid of all those dead skin cells that can lead to a laundry list of skin woes. Its potent mix of antioxidants from matcha, apple fruit, and milk thistle help calm and soothe while moisturizing and nourishing. The added chickpea flour brightens and tones. Appropriate for all skin types, Babyfacial is formulated to smooth texture, minimize the look of fine lines and wrinkles, unclog pores, and boost overall clarity — plus, it's vegan and cruelty-free!

Promising review: "This is everything. My skin transformed after the first use. I️'m becoming a devoted user to the Drunk Elephant line because each product I’ve tried does exactly what it says it will do. Thank you for making amazing products!" —mayan2012

Get it from Sephora for $80.

3. A set of ultra-lush Egyptian cotton bedsheets, because February won't be the only month the magic happens if you upgrade your bedding.

Maybe you're a lady on the street, maybe you're a freak in the sheets, maybe you just want to be able to go to bed every night in total bliss. Upgrading your current bedding is a great way to give your bedroom — and the quality of your nap time — a total upgrade. These 100% long-staple Egyptian cotton sheets have a lush, lightweight feel that just oozes relaxation. You thought getting out of bed before was tough?Promising review: "I am absurdly picky about sheets. I love getting into a crisp, clean bed. These start off (and keep us) cool and comfy, but also feel soft to the touch. It’s been 10 years since I’ve been able to find sheets that aren’t either sateen or scratchy. I’m honestly crazy-picky, so it could be more than 10 years since I’ve found nice cool sheets. But these sheets are AMAZING. A few washes in and they are crisp until they’re on the bed, and then they are my cool, soft nest. I just ordered another set because these sheets are my jam." —Virginia H.Get them from Parachute for $109+ (available in sizes twin–California king and in six colors). Find more awesome places to buy sheets online here and here.
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Maybe you're a lady on the street, maybe you're a freak in the sheets, maybe you just want to be able to go to bed every night in total bliss. Upgrading your current bedding is a great way to give your bedroom — and the quality of your nap time — a total upgrade. These 100% long-staple Egyptian cotton sheets have a lush, lightweight feel that just oozes relaxation. You thought getting out of bed before was tough?

Promising review: "I am absurdly picky about sheets. I love getting into a crisp, clean bed. These start off (and keep us) cool and comfy, but also feel soft to the touch. It’s been 10 years since I’ve been able to find sheets that aren’t either sateen or scratchy. I’m honestly crazy-picky, so it could be more than 10 years since I’ve found nice cool sheets. But these sheets are AMAZING. A few washes in and they are crisp until they’re on the bed, and then they are my cool, soft nest. I just ordered another set because these sheets are my jam." —Virginia H.

Get them from Parachute for $109+ (available in sizes twin–California king and in six colors). Find more awesome places to buy sheets online here and here.

4. A froyo and ice cream maker, because you love long, romantic walks down the ice cream aisle but you'll love delicious homemade ice cream even more.

Did you know that Feb. 6 was National Frozen Yogurt Day? Well, it was, and now you can celebrate every day with a super-delicious cup of homemade froyo. For those of us obsessed with everything ice cream–related, a deliciously sweet addiction can add up, both in cost and sugar intake. By making your favorite frozen treat at home, you're in control of the ingredients and you'll save some serious cash. This Cuisinart Ice Frozen Yogurt–Ice Cream Maker will have you whipping up some delicious recipes in under a half hour! Find a slew of recipes to treat your palate to here.Promising review: "Super easy to use! No ice/salt mess. It seems FAST too. We had thick and yummy ice cream in just around 20 minutes — that includes reading the recipe, measuring, and freezing. It is a smaller mixer and makes about one and a half quarts, which was perfect for six people. No waste or ice-crystal-coated leftovers. Tasty quick treat!" —heidi r.Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (available in red, pink, and white).
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Did you know that Feb. 6 was National Frozen Yogurt Day? Well, it was, and now you can celebrate every day with a super-delicious cup of homemade froyo. For those of us obsessed with everything ice cream–related, a deliciously sweet addiction can add up, both in cost and sugar intake. By making your favorite frozen treat at home, you're in control of the ingredients and you'll save some serious cash. This Cuisinart Ice Frozen Yogurt–Ice Cream Maker will have you whipping up some delicious recipes in under a half hour! Find a slew of recipes to treat your palate to here.

Promising review: "Super easy to use! No ice/salt mess. It seems FAST too. We had thick and yummy ice cream in just around 20 minutes — that includes reading the recipe, measuring, and freezing. It is a smaller mixer and makes about one and a half quarts, which was perfect for six people. No waste or ice-crystal-coated leftovers. Tasty quick treat!" —heidi r.

Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (available in red, pink, and white).

5. A cute AF harness bucket bag from the legendary Henri Bendel so you can master that Blair Waldorf street-style look.

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Made of a smooth leather and lined with decadent suede, this super-trendy bucket bag will fit everything you need for a day around town or night out. Its cool harness details discretely form an HB design and its drawstring and magnetic closure will keep your stuff totally secure.

Get it from Henri Bendel for $350.

6. A semi-sheer contour underwire bra with a gorgeous floral-lace overlay and scalloped edging that might just make you want to show off your undergarments to the world.

Wacoal makes awesome bras, and this super-pretty lace underwire bra is no exception. Made of a nylon-polyester-spandex mix, it'll fit comfortably on those days when you want what you wearing under your clothes to be way cuter than your actual OOTD. Promising review: "I bought this because the shape was unusual. When I tried it on I was shocked at how gorgeous it looked. It’s better than the picture! I’m a 38D and it fits perfectly. It doesn’t give a lot of cleavage, so I just tighten the shoulder straps for more lift if needed. The shape of the floral border is not only comfortable but very flattering as well." —Sierra K.Get it from Nordstrom for $50 (available in sizes 32B–38DDD and in cream and black) or Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 32B–40DD and in 21 colors).
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Wacoal makes awesome bras, and this super-pretty lace underwire bra is no exception. Made of a nylon-polyester-spandex mix, it'll fit comfortably on those days when you want what you wearing under your clothes to be way cuter than your actual OOTD.

Promising review: "I bought this because the shape was unusual. When I tried it on I was shocked at how gorgeous it looked. It’s better than the picture! I’m a 38D and it fits perfectly. It doesn’t give a lot of cleavage, so I just tighten the shoulder straps for more lift if needed. The shape of the floral border is not only comfortable but very flattering as well." —Sierra K.

Get it from Nordstrom for $50 (available in sizes 32B–38DDD and in cream and black) or Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 32B–40DD and in 21 colors).

7. A breathable sleeved coil and soft foam layer mattress so you can finally get rid of that one you stole from your roommate back in Boulder.

Bad song lyrics aside, a good mattress is something we often overlook, but it plays a huge role in the quality of sleep we get — and our productivity throughout our day! Presidents Day weekend is a great time to throw down some serious cash, since it's when many mattress brands and retailers have awesome sales. This smart mattress will track your sleep, manage your bed temperature, and integrate with your other smart home devices. You can also try it out for 100 nights so you can guarantee it's a great fit. Promising review: "I checked a lot of reviews before buying and this was the only mattress with technology. It is so cool to have the same comfort of other mattresses (I tried Casper and Leesa), plus sleep tracking and warming." —Lilla B.Get it from Eight Sleep for $1,299+ (available in sizes full–California king and includes two free pillows). Find more mattress options here and here.
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Bad song lyrics aside, a good mattress is something we often overlook, but it plays a huge role in the quality of sleep we get — and our productivity throughout our day! Presidents Day weekend is a great time to throw down some serious cash, since it's when many mattress brands and retailers have awesome sales. This smart mattress will track your sleep, manage your bed temperature, and integrate with your other smart home devices. You can also try it out for 100 nights so you can guarantee it's a great fit.

Promising review: "I checked a lot of reviews before buying and this was the only mattress with technology. It is so cool to have the same comfort of other mattresses (I tried Casper and Leesa), plus sleep tracking and warming." —Lilla B.

Get it from Eight Sleep for $1,299+ (available in sizes full–California king and includes two free pillows). Find more mattress options here and here.

8. A pair of knee-high leather riding boots that'll look great over jeans, under dresses, or with anything else in your wardrobe.

A good pair of boots are such a closet staple that it makes sense to throw a little extra cash down on a pair that'll last. These Sam Edelman "Penny" boots are made of a burnished leather that'll be unique to your pair. And if you're still in the market for some splurgeworthy snow boots, check out a ton of options here! Promising review: "I first bought these boots in black, totally spur of the moment to take to NYC. I walked all over the city. They were so comfortable I wore them almost every day! I knew I had to have them in brown too!" —JoushiGet them from Nordstrom for $149.90 (available in sizes 4–13 and in brown and black).Want more splurge-worthy footwear? Check out our picks for the best everyday sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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A good pair of boots are such a closet staple that it makes sense to throw a little extra cash down on a pair that'll last. These Sam Edelman "Penny" boots are made of a burnished leather that'll be unique to your pair. And if you're still in the market for some splurgeworthy snow boots, check out a ton of options here!

Promising review: "I first bought these boots in black, totally spur of the moment to take to NYC. I walked all over the city. They were so comfortable I wore them almost every day! I knew I had to have them in brown too!" —Joushi

Get them from Nordstrom for $149.90 (available in sizes 4–13 and in brown and black).

Want more splurge-worthy footwear? Check out our picks for the best everyday sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

9. A sexy AF three-piece bathing suit or a totally trendy two-piece, because winter f#@%ing sucks and it's time you start planning your summer getaway.

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Swimsuits for All is killing it! Their size-inclusive suits are super cute and make for some awesome Insta pics. Plus, the retailer's collab with Gabi Fresh has resulted in gorgeous looks like this three-piece, high-waisted white bikini. It includes a white mesh pullover top perfect for going from by the pool to exploring around your tropical destination.

And Net-a-Porter is THE luxury-fashion destination online. The site has some of the cutest styles from tons of the best brands, including this adorable two-piece Rye bikini. Designed with a high-waisted briefs, a scarf-inspired triangle top, and white piping details and a knot at the front, this swimsuit is sure to get you noticed.

Promising review: "I bought this bikini for a Caribbean vacation and I could not be happier. I wear a jean size 30/10 and ordered a bottom size 14 (prior purchasing experience) and I am a bra size 36DDD, top size ordered was a 16. I am curvy yet thin and this suit fits perfect." —aclou

Get the three-piece swimsuit from Swimsuits for All for $84 (available in sizes 10–24) and the two-piece swimsuit from Net-a-Porter for $220 (available in sizes XS–L). Check out a variety of other great swimsuit retailers here.

10. An uber-luxe piece of home decor that'll instantly upgrade your favorite Ikea shelf.

February is a great month to take your home decor game to the next level with some new fabulous pieces. Tons of retailers mark down their classic and trendy items alike in hopes of getting your business during the Presidents Day sale rush. If you really want to elevate your home's style, check out Jonathan Adler, whose gorgeous Hollywood-glam-meets-mod line includes a huge variety of home accessories to upgrade your space — like this Canaan Bud Vase and Votive Holder made of solid black-and-white marble. Other great decor retailers (at a variety of price points) include TJ Maxx, Horchow, and One Kings Lane.Get the bud vase from Jonathan Adler for $58 and the votive holder for $38.
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February is a great month to take your home decor game to the next level with some new fabulous pieces. Tons of retailers mark down their classic and trendy items alike in hopes of getting your business during the Presidents Day sale rush. If you really want to elevate your home's style, check out Jonathan Adler, whose gorgeous Hollywood-glam-meets-mod line includes a huge variety of home accessories to upgrade your space — like this Canaan Bud Vase and Votive Holder made of solid black-and-white marble. Other great decor retailers (at a variety of price points) include TJ Maxx, Horchow, and One Kings Lane.

Get the bud vase from Jonathan Adler for $58 and the votive holder for $38.

11. And a cozy pair of knit boot socks, since chances are you won't be leaving your house until spring and you'll need something to keep your toes warm while you move into your couch in the meanwhile.

Socks are awesome — they're probably the most underrated accessory. They can add a cute detail to your look, keep your feet from getting frostbite when you tiptoe to the fridge in the middle of the night, and give you some solid sliding traction on your hardwood floors. (Like I said, they're awesome!) So if you really want to treat yo' self, investing in a pair of wool-blend socks like these Ugg short boot socks isn't a bad way to go!Promising review: "Wow! I thought this was a lot to spend on socks. How different from regular socks could they be? Well...I LOVE these so much! They are soft, warm, and not bulky at all! They are the most comfortable socks I've ever worn." —WondermentGet them from Nordstrom for $29.50.
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Socks are awesome — they're probably the most underrated accessory. They can add a cute detail to your look, keep your feet from getting frostbite when you tiptoe to the fridge in the middle of the night, and give you some solid sliding traction on your hardwood floors. (Like I said, they're awesome!) So if you really want to treat yo' self, investing in a pair of wool-blend socks like these Ugg short boot socks isn't a bad way to go!

Promising review: "Wow! I thought this was a lot to spend on socks. How different from regular socks could they be? Well...I LOVE these so much! They are soft, warm, and not bulky at all! They are the most comfortable socks I've ever worn." —Wonderment

Get them from Nordstrom for $29.50.

If you're wondering if you should splurge on these items, I have one question for you:

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