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    Just 37 Things You'll Probably Wish You'd Bought Sooner

    Get ready to wonder have you've lived without these for so long.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A jar of The Pink Stuff β€” a cleaning paste designed to get off any and every stuck, caked, and cooked on mess you can think of.,

    Promising review: "I need this in bulk!! I have tried so many cleaning solutions to get out hard cooking stains on my stovetop and nothing worked! This stuff took it right out without a problem!!" β€”Micaela Gunderson

    Get it from Amazon for $3.87+.

    2. A pair of wireless Bluetooth earbuds for the high-resolution sound your favorite music deserves.


    Promising review: "My search for my everyday earbud is over. I've tried three different ones (more expensive than this) and just settled with one of those because I got tired of searching. Until I came across a review on YT for these. Due to the reasonable price, I decided to try it. That turned out to be the best purchase I made. They deliver great sound for the price. When I want to zone out, it gives me the right loudness and a little bit more. Next is comfort β€” eventually you won't even notice you're wearing them. They fit snugly in my ears. I'm getting another pair for my sister as a gift this Christmas. Thank you for making quality items at a reasonable price. πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ for you guys! Another happy camper here guys. Try it and you'll love it!" β€”PoiNtBreAk Dennis

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99. Check out this waterproof version, too.

    3. A comfy Stanley from the Office crewneck T-shirt so you can show your mad skillz on the basketball court.

    A T-shirt with Stanley Hudson dribbling a basketball
    How Did I Get Here Shop on Etsy

    How Did I Get Here Shop is a Los Angeles-based apparel and accessories shop.

    Get it from How Did I Get Here Shop on Etsy for $18.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL and in four colors).

    4. A tube of residue-free Versed The Shortcut overnight facial peel formulated using a blend of lactic and glycolic acids to help break down dead skin, vitamin A which helps exfoliate, brighten, and hydrate, and allantoin, rosehip, and vitamin E that'll keep your skin calm. It's also nondrying and nonirritating so your skin is left bright and refreshed.


    Promising review: "I completely love this product. I’m 27 with normal to oily skin and period acne. This stuff works wonders for my skin. It keeps it dewy but not greasy throughout the following day (yes, even after cleansing) and clears my period acne right up. Incredible stuff, lightweight application that absorbs quickly. 11/10!" β€”KIRBY279

    Get it from Versed for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    5. A set of the prettiest peony reed diffusers β€” they're made of super porous sola material which will absorb the scent and colors of your favorite oil fragrances. It'll basically be like having perfect flowers that never die and always smell delightful.

    Plawanature Store on Amazon Handmade

    Plawanature is a community manufacturer and exporter of handmade, eco-friendly dried flowers.

    Get the set of five from the Plawanature Store on Amazon Handmade for $25.68. They're also available in a more neutral set of mini gerbera roses.

    6. A set of cool and silky pillowcases with one side designed in a state-of-the-art Japanese cooling fabric and the other side in 100% breathable cotton β€” basically, they'll always know which is the cool side of the pillow.


    Promising review: "Best...Pillowcases...Ever!! I run hot all the time, especially at night. This really helps to keep me cool at night. I fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up refreshed. The cool side of the pillow is always your side of the pillow! I actually sometimes get cold during the night. If you wake up in the middle of the night sweating, you need to get this!" β€”Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two sizes and seven colors).

    7. An awesome Electric Rechargeable USB Candle Lighter – it's windproof, flexible, and has an LED indicator to let you know how much battery life is left.

    @lindsayroggenbuck / Via, Amazon

    Promising review: "One of my smartest purchases on Amazon. Matches and lighter fluid lighters seem so archaic now...not to mention wasteful. The extended articulated neck lets you light tall candles with multiple wicks without burning your fingers. It takes some getting used to because things don't always light quickly, but once you pass the learning curve, it's a breeze. Keep the prongs clean and always have the charger handy." β€”A.Z.smiles

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59+ (available in three colors).

    8. A pack of organic and recyclable ethylene-absorbing BluApple packets to absorb the gases in your fridge that cause fruits and veggies to go bad.


    Promising review: "In my drunken stupor, I purchased these thinking they were ben wa balls. Boy was I wrong. But I'm so happy with my purchase because these keep my produce fresher for much longer than normal. Nothing is worse than buying red bell peppers at the store and having them start wilting after four days. These should be in everyone's fridges!" β€”The Waites

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.99.

    9. A pack of really yummy ChapStick that'll have you and your lips asking for some more.,

    Promising review: "Omg! 😍😍😍 When I opened the package I could smell the sweet scent. Its smell is so delicious! Jesus! 🀀 I can't choose which is my favorite but I guess it’s safe to say all three are my favorite! This is a must-buy! Chapstick never fails me! 😍😍😍" β€”Shakkura

    Get the pack of three from Amazon for $2.08 for a 3-count pack.

    10. A bottle of Oh Yuk Jetted Tub Cleaner β€” it'll clean out all the gunk from your bathtub jets so that when you choose to marinate in your own juices, the pot you're doing it in is totally clean.,

    Promising review: "This stuff is great! We just bought a house and my hubby cleaned the jetted tub twice with a strong Clorox solution. I bought this product based on the reviews and tried it after. Look at the crud that came out of the jets. Now our tub is all sparkly and clean! 😊" β€”Rebecca J Huges

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    11. A stretchy bodice, tie wrap midi dress that's made of a super-soft material perfect for wearing for hours and hours. These are super easy to throw on, layer up, and dress up. Basically, you can wear them for whatever you want.

    A model wearing the dress in dark blue

    Promising review: "Fits well! Just make sure to tie your knots very tight." β€”Adam Hutton

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–L and in five colors).

    12. A custom book stamp you can use to brand all the books in your growing library β€” look, I don't want to have to quote When Harry Met Sally but "for your own good, put your name in your books right now before they get mixed up and you won’t know whose is whose."

    The stamp in a book that says, "From The Library Of..."
    Paper Peach Shop on Etsy

    Paper Peach Shop is an Indianapolis, Indiana-based shop filled with rubber stamps, guestbooks, planners, and vow booklets.

    Get it from Paper Peach Shop on Etsy for $19.99+ (available in four stamp types and with a variety of ink types).

    13. A microplane foot file to easily remove that dry cracked skin from your feet.

    A customer review photo showing their heel before and after using the foot file

    Promising review: "This thing is pretty amazing. I was skeptical for sure, since I've tried all kinds of lotions, balms, and stone-based products, none of which helped my heels whatsoever. I've worn socks to bed for years, because if I don't the sheets hardly last a week before they have holes rubbed through them. My wife ordered this thing that looks like a mini cheese grater, lol, and after two minutes β€” two minutes!! β€” of rubbing it on my heel, it's a complete 180. I never would've believed it until I tried it myself. This is well worth double what it costs." β€”LBK

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in four colors).

    14. A mesh underwire demi bra designed for just enough lift but with absolutely no padding., Amazon

    Promising review: "This bra exceeded my expectations. I am petite with shallow breasts and a muscular chest and back. It is very hard to find a bra that fits and even harder to find a bra that's cute too. The lower-cut lace cups prevent gaping while still offering support. The ballet back keeps the straps from slipping off my sloped shoulders. I also like that they adjust from the front. The band doesn't dig into my back. Comfortable and it's not ugly." β€”Anji

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes 28A–38DD and eight colors).

    15. A bottle of Drop It Wine Drops β€” it naturally reduces sulfites and tannins in wine which are what can lead to those horrible headaches. Just put a few drops into your glass and it gets to work in just about 20 seconds.

    A person putting some drops of Drop It Wine Drops

    Promising review: "I almost never get away without a headache after a glass of wine, even white. I like wine so that stinks. BUT, I decided this wasn’t awfully expensive to experiment with, and I’m glad I did. It really does work. For ME, if it’s a really dense red wine I need at least five drops or I might feel a twinge. That’s an acceptable return on investment!" β€”Yolanda Collard

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available multipacks)

    16. A pack of mask brackets that can easily fit under your mask to give you a little more breathing room β€” also maybe stop your lipstick from smudging, prevent you from inhaling your mask, and help with the friction that can lead to maskne.,

    Promising review: "I love that I don't have to give up lipstick nor do I have to feel my lips on my mask. This frame has a nose bridge that fits well and the mask over it keeps it well adjusted. Great idea!" β€”MissGlixia

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $9.74.

    17. A FlexiSnake drain cleaning tool for pulling some of the most messed-up crap you've ever seen out of your drain., Amazon

    Promising review: "This little Flexisnake is magical!! After using bottles and bottles of Drano to try to unclog my bathroom sink, I found this little guy! Look at the hair and gunk?!?!?! Just ordered more of these babies!!!" β€”Sabrina

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    18. A Diamond Dazzle Stick for help polishing your precious jewels and making them shine bright like...well, like a diamond.,

    Promising review: "Don't get me wrong, my wedding ring was gorgeous before. It did sparkle and still made me smile every day. However, after using this Diamond Dazzle Stick, oh my goodness! After one use, my ring is absolutely breathtaking! I knew my ring got dirty now and then, simply from sweating and being outside in the elements. However, I never realized just how much dinge and schmutz marred my beautiful diamond until I cleaned it β€” it literally took my breath away with its fiery, dazzling brilliance! This thing is an amazing value with mind-blowing, beautiful results!" β€”liltreeclimber

    Get it from Amazon for $7.07.

    Check out our full review of Diamond Dazzle Stick.

    19. A luxurious spa bath pillow that'll suction right on to your tub and make THE best spot to take a nap.

    The spa pillow in a bathtub

    Promising review: "My husband bought this for me because I LOVE taking baths. It's a nice way to relax and unwind after a long day but I've recently had some health problems which has caused me to lose a lot of weight and taking baths has become excruciating due to the lack of extra cushion back there now, lying back on the porcelain tub was extremely painful on my spine/bones, and I had resigned to the fact that I wouldn't be taking baths anymore. But, GOOD NEWS, this pillow is a dream come true. I wish I had always had this pillow. It's soooo comfortable! I could almost nap in the tub (but don't) lol! Once you get the cups to stay sticking, you're set to go. I remove it from the tub after each use, dry it off and store it in my towel cabinet to keep it from getting moldy, dirty, or in the way for others. Easy on, easy off. It's perfect!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four colors and two sizes).

    20. A bottle of Blume's Melt Down, an oil designed specifically for fighting acne. Just dab it on to spots, blemishes, and even potential blemishes before bed. It'll use its mix of rosehip, blue tansy, tamanu, lavender, and black cumin seed to calm skin, reduce bacteria and inflammation, and fight off acne. It also has thousands of reviews from people who swear this little guy is "life-changing."


    Promising review: "Seriously, life-changing. I've suffered from hormonal acne for years, and have been on the hunt for a more natural product without harsh ingredients. I was nervous to spend a good amount on yet another acne-fighting product that could ultimately be disappointing, but after reading the reviews here, I decided to give Meltdown a shot. Well, let me tell you that this stuff is the real deal and worth every penny! I seriously cannot believe what a difference this product has made! Seriously life-changing, and I hope you never stop making it!" β€”Melissa G.

    Get it from Blume for $28.

    21. A pack of webcam covers to make sure you're always covered (both literally and figuratively, also these are great to use when you're supposed to be on camera but don't want to be. You can just be like, "oh no, it must be broken..." but you're just using one of these. Not that I've ever done that or anything).


    Promising review: "The other day I was sitting with all of my apps closed on my iPhone and suddenly the little green light came on in the right-hand corner...who was watching me? Yeah forget that! So I typed in 'camera covers iPhone' and this is what came up. It’s so perfect. It’s stuck with no problem and it’s super small and super thin. Looks like it’s part of the phone. The little door that covers the lens can be pushed back so you can take your precious selfies or attend your boring zoom meetings and it slides back over effortlessly when you want your camera to be covered again." β€”cutepickle6165

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.99. (available in four colors)

    22. A ruffly mini denim dress that's just the pick-me-up you need for your once-a-week adventure out of the house.

    A model wearing the dress in blue

    Promising review: "I am soo happy with my purchase. The material and fit are really soft and comfortable. I would definitely recommend it. It is also true to size." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and in three colors).

    23. A silky shag rug that'll elevate the style of your home while making your floors feel like luxurious clouds.

    The shag rug in a livingroom

    Promising review: "Buying a rug online is challenging. You just never know what you're going to get. We absolutely love this rug. It adds coziness and warmth to our living room. We were hesitant to buy because of the price but the quality of this rug makes it the deal of the century. The color has a beautiful sheen and you will love rubbing your feet in it. It's just shagalistic!" β€”Jam

    Get it from Amazon for $26.91+ (available in five colors and 22 sizes).

    24. An Avec Sample Pack β€” Avec makes some seriously delicious, all-natural, real juice used, mixers. They all have 80-90% less sugar and calories than your traditional mixers (soda, juice, ginger beer) and are perfect for when you wanna make an awesome cocktail at home.

    A case of the sample pack surrounded by fresh fruit

    The AVEC Sampler comes with 15 cans, three of each of their five flavors β€” Hibiscus & Pomegranate, Ginger, JalapeΓ±o & Blood Orange, Grapefruit & Pomelo, and Yuzu & Lime.

    Promising review: "These mixers are amazing! They are all made from real juice. The ginger one is the best!" β€”LETITIA W.

    Get the 15-pack from Avec for $45.

    25. A Wi-Fi range extender so you can make the most out of your internet when you're curled up in bed binge-watching The Office for the 80th time.

    The TP-Link AC750 Wifi Range Extender

    Promising review: "I needed this to get a better signal in the upstairs master bedroom but had no idea what I was doing. Read all the reviews and finally decided to give this a try. Just plugged it in, pressed a button on my router, and presto! It was done! If your router doesn't have that button, there are easy, step-by-step directions. Nothing to it. Moved the repeater upstairs to the hallway, which is quite a distance from my router, and had a full-strength Wi-Fi connection for the bedroom! It was easy and the price was certainly good." β€”Spyoki

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99

    26. A refreshing lavender and eucalyptus foot care kit complete with everything you need to exfoliate and soften your soles and toes so that they're softer than they've ever felt. It's also paraben-, sulfate-, mineral oil-, synthetic fragrance- and color-free, and of course, never tested on animals.

    The Lavender & Eucalyptus Foot Care Kit

    The kit includes a jar of eucalyptus foaming foot scrub with pumice, lavender and eucalyptus foot crème, and a pair of soft slipper socks with anti-slip soles.

    Promising review: "I love this and don't know where it's been all my life. The scrub and lotion have my feet feeling like a baby's bottom. AND my hands from the scrub!!! They have never been so soft. This stuff is a miracle. I wish I had taken 'before' and 'after' pictures." β€”Colleen B.

    Get it from Lather for $38.

    27. A highly-pigmented grout pen to freshen up your old floors β€” it's mold-resistant and covers up to 60 meters of grout area.


    Promising review: "I have 12-inch white tile in my whole house that is 20 years old. Even though I have kept it looking nice, the grout still was getting dark. I cleaned the grout and let it dry good 'til the next day then used the grout pen. It looks like it is brand-new. One thing that I found out was that if the tip of the pen starts to look worn you can just pull it out and turn it over β€” it is the same tip on both ends. It will take some time to do the whole house but it looks so great that I will just do a section at a time 'til I finish. One other thing that I did was run my finger down the grout line after I apply the grout pen then wipe down the tile line with a paper towel so no other cleanup was necessary." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two sizes).

    28. The super-popular Our Place Always Pan, which is perfectly crafted and designed to replace your fry pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula, and ::deep inhale:: spoon rest.

    Our Place

    Promising review: "This pan makes me excited to cook, which I've been doing a lot since it arrived!! It's SO easy to clean β€” like super quick and in comparison to cleaning my cast iron, it's a breeze!! The design is beautiful and super thoughtful with the place to hold the wooden utensil it comes with." β€”Andrea D.

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in nine colors).

    29. An under-door draft stopper you can easily slide under doors or place in windows to help seal any gaps that may allow noise to travel through.

    A person installing the draft guard in brown

    Promising review: "I wanted something that would keep the noise out, to be honest. I live in a small NYC apartment with roommates, and have French doors. I wanted something to fit underneath that would serve specifically to reduce noise, but also not be a pain when I opened and closed the doors. It works wonderfully! It reduces the noise level from the outside, and vice versa. The talking and TV in the living room are muted, and I have been told my phone conversations are quieter! So perfect for what I needed!" β€”Meagan

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available as single or set of two and in two colors).

    30. A bottle of Tend Skin solution that, when applied after shaving and waxing, can effectively reduce the appearance of razor bumps, burns, and redness β€” bye-bye bumps., Amazon

    Promising review: "I have sensitive skin and this has helped tremendously! I’m a woman who unfortunately started shaving my chin 20 years ago to get rid of peach fuzz. I’ve had stubble ever since and have to shave every day. I get rashes on my chin due to shaving. My skin is now less sensitive and my rash is almost gone!" β€”Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    31. A really yummy Blue Apron subscription so you can cook up a tasty storm in the comfort of their own kitchen.

    Blue Apron

    Each Blue Apron box comes with chef-designed recipes, step-by-step instructions that explain every detail about how to make their meal, responsibly-sourced and quality ingredients in perfectly-portioned amounts, and recyclable ice packs and packaging.

    You can get subscriptions that deliver up to four recipes a week and serve up to four people in a variety of options including vegetarian and wellness-based menus starting at $6.49 per serving.

    Check out all their menu options.

    32. A super-strong scum and grime remover that'll eat away at the years of filth you've never been able to scrub away β€” in fact, this stuff won't even make you scrub that much to get everything sparkling clean., Amazon

    Promising review: "Sharing our nasty 'before' picture so you can really see the difference! Our tub/shower has a grippy bottom, and scum and dirt cakes on there so easily. The only way I've been able to get it off before was literally scraping it inch by inch, I've spent hours and all it ever got was somewhat clean β€” never enough for me to want to take a real bath in it. This stuff is expensive but with the good reviews, I decided to try it. it works amazingly!! I sprayed it on (it came with a great spray nozzle and a lid) and left it for about 15–20 minutes. Then I took a brush with hard plastic bristles (I believe a soft brush would have even worked) and with less than 20 minutes of scrubbing the entire tub and walls, it was cleaner than when we moved in. The grime and scum almost, like, melted off. It smells pleasant, it's not crazy strong smelling but in an enclosed space I still felt the need to wear a mask while cleaning. The before picture is how the tub has looked forever and normally looks if cleaned with any cleaner/brush. The white spot towards the left with the brush next to it is where I tried a little area first. The second picture is after 20 minutes of work and I'm definitely taking a bath instead of a shower tonight!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon $17.88+. (available with or without sprayer)

    33. A leather Tanon slim wallet you can have customized with your initials so everyone always knows whose money it is.

    The slim wallet in caramel with the personalized initials "JMD"

    Get it from Tanon for $47 (available in four colors, two fonts, four foils, and with up to four initials).

    34. A bottle of the all-in-one 3M Small Hole Repair Applicator Tool that'll help you fill in any voids that might lead to you not getting your security deposit back.


    Promising review: "I normally don’t write reviews for products, but this one was amazing! I’m in the process of moving out of my apartment in NYC (is there anything worse?) and I needed to fill a few holes I made with wall anchors. I have zero handy experience but this product was so easy to use. I really only gave it 70% effort and the results were pretty good (my apartment is super old). If you bother to paint over (I didn’t) it’s definitely good as new. A renters dream." β€”Tina Liu

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98+.

    35. A totally natural Dritz Sweater Stone to help you remove any built-up pilling from your favorite cozy wear β€” it can be used on a wide range of fabrics including furniture and polar fleece.


    Promising review: "I am a little obsessed with this sweater stone!! I have always had problems with clothes beading and electric removers are typically far too intense and end up damaging the fabric. So far, I have had nothing but good results from this stone. One thing I will mention is that there is some particle shedding from the stone itself, so doing it over a surface that is easy to sweep or vacuum would be beneficial. Also, after a couple of uses I’ve already seen a decent amount of wear on the stone. I don’t know how long it will last, but I will definitely be purchasing it again in the future!!" β€”Alyssa LoCoco

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    36. A super comfortable Tuft & Needle mattress made of an extra cooling adaptive foam with ceramic gel beads which makes it totally perfect if, like me, you run hot when you sleep.

    Tuft & Needle

    Promising review: "My spouse and I wanted to invest in a comfortable foam mattress since we spend six to eight hours sleeping on it. Our last spring mattress was just terrible and only lasted four years. We decided to try the mint mattress back in 2018 β€” three years later, it still feels like when we first got it. No indents, no tears, no odor, etc. I'm a tummy sleeper, my spouse is a back sleeper, and we both have had great sleep on it. It's oh so comfortable and absolutely love it." β€”napster

    Get it from Tuft & Needle for $633.25+ (available in twin-California king sizes).

    37. And a bazinga-worthy T-shirt folding board that'll have the inside of your drawers look like Marie Kondo's dream come true., Amazon

    Promising review: "My first reaction? 'Why did I buy this?' Then I opened the box and wasn't too convinced about the way it looked, as some edges look like they would quickly snap with use. Then I gave it a try with a couple of shirts I had just washed and next thing you know I simply had to do my entire drawer! Everything folds so pretty, neat, and easy. I still couldn't believe it, so I ended up organizing our bedsheets and towels. I am amazed at how much of a game-changer this is. Must try! I am in love with how beautiful it left my clothes." β€”Jesus Antonio Vedia

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

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

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