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    41 Products Reviewers Say Are Helping Them Through Quarantine

    Including super absorbent dishcloths to replace paper towels, at-home workout essentials, and a milk frother for *chef's kiss* perfect lattes.

    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. An air fryer that can cook so many different dishes using the power of rapid air technology that it'll spoil you for other methods of cooking forever. Perfectly crisped french fries, veggies, and chicken wings in 20 minutes — no oil required. Dinner just got lit 🔥.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this air fryer. It's easy to use and clean. We use it almost daily for french fries, chicken nuggets and strips. It makes the taste of frozen food taste more like fast food. It also cooks faster than baking in the oven. With us safe at home due to COVID, it's made meal time more fun." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A memory foam seat cushion for your tushy so effective at relieving pressure from your tailbone that you'll finally stop losing sleep over your love-hate relationship with your chair.

    A reviewer's swivel office chair with a memory foam cushion resting on it

    Promising review: "I've purchased similar items in the past that visually looked like this but were stiff and rigid. This is amazing. Totally eased my back pain from my quarantined at home desk job. Highly recommend." —Bellarosa555

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95.

    3. A tiny milk frother to sub out your beloved Starbucks lattes — suddenly everything you drink will taste like it was lovingly handcrafted by a barista.


    It's also teensy for storing and cleans with a quick stream of hot running water! We stan a convenient appliance!!

    Promising review: "This is seriously my best quarantine purchase and I have made a lot! No need for Starbucks anymore. My craving has been fulfilled. I make at least one fancy drink every morning. To make the cold foam similar to Starbucks salted honey you use a little milk (I use almond), a sprinkle of salt, and some honey then use the frother. It makes so much from a small amount and the taste is delicious!! This will be your new morning best friend. I am so happy!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in 10 colors).

    4. A set of three adorable, machine-washable Swedish dish cloths that are super absorbent and designed with a cross-hatch pattern for easier scrubbing. Each one of these can replace over a DOZEN paper towel rolls. The Brawny paper towel man is shaking.

    A person washing a knife and fork with a  Swedish dish cloth with happy cats printed on it

    Promising review: "I originally picked these up to use in lieu of nasty, nasty dishrags that invoke my inner THIS IS NOT CLEAN demon. Since then, I have used them for everything from cleaning the kitchen to wiping up spills. After use, just toss in the wash and they are ready to go again. They are the perfect size and do an excellent job on every task to which I have applied them. They come in a variety of fun prints and I have yet to wear one out. Paper towel usage has taken a real nosedive, which is a good thing given its relative scarcity at present." —sandra simpson-kraft

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $13.86 (available in 12 prints).

    5. A pair of high-waist biker shorts excellent for at-home workouts, at-home lounging, and at-home wondering why the AC hasn't kicked in yet (summer is on the way, y'all).

    Promising review: "I love these shorts. They are my stay-at-home everything shorts right now. They are comfortable and soft, being cotton spandex not lycra spandex. They still have decent hold but not compression. The side pockets are perfect for my phone." —Tara C.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in 15 styles and sizes XS-3XL).

    6. A mini waffle maker versatile enough to do way more than its main job — if you're waffling on the waffles, you can also use it for hash browns, paninis, biscuits, and even (gasp) PIZZA. If you can dream it, you can mini waffle it.

    An open mini waffle maker with a fully cooked heart-shaped waffle inside

    Promising review: "I am not a good cook, I’ll admit. I’m one of those 'burn a salad' kind of girls. In quarantine I’ve decided to expand my horizons and try new ways to make food. Outside of my air fryer this is the best product I own. One can figure out how to work it with no instructions (ask me how I know) and it cooks waffles PERFECTLY every time. I was so thrilled with the way my food came out I tried it again to ensure it wasn’t a fluke and guess what — it's not! At the price point I know what all my family and friends are getting for Christmas! Easy to use and clean and store. I would recommend this to everyone." —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in red and nine other non-heart-shaped colors).

    7. A five-pack of wedgie-proof cotton underwear with a wide, stretchy waistband, because all the comfy quarantine clothes in the world won't mean a darn thing if your undies are bugging you.

    A model wearing a pair of underwear with full coverage from two angles, the front and the rear

    I own these, which is why I can very confidently vouch for the "wedgie-proof"-ness of them. They are snug and comfy and truly don't budge, even though I am a very sqiurm-y and change positions on the couch every eight minutes. These are also phenomenal for running and at-home workouts, if you're looking for undies that will stay in place for those, too! The lining is thin enough that you can barely see them under leggings.

    Promising review: "They look so huge and unattractive but my goodness are they comfortable. After I got over the fact I’m at the age now where I feel comfortable buying huge granny panties I put them on and all that changed sis. These are the most comfortable underwear my big booty has ever been in. They come up to the belly button and do not feel tight around the band or in between my legs. These are perfect for period panties or if you’re just wanting comfort while sitting at home during COVID-19. Once you stop feeling bad about being in granny panties your mind and body will be freed. Just put them on and relax. 😂 They are really comfortable and freeing. The material is incredible." —breeze

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in seven color combos and sizes S-5XL).

    8. A produce-saver storage container designed to keep your fruits and veggies fresh way longer, so you can finally stop surrendering to the race against time when your produce goes bad faster than you can finish it.

    Promising review: "I've been using this container for a number of months and decided it's finally time to write a review. We eat a lot of broccoli and I used to find myself running to the grocery store every few days to get another head of broccoli. With the safer-at-home guidelines in place I've had to reduce my grocery store visits to once every seven to ten days. I am sure glad I have this container because I can put two, sometimes three, heads of broccoli inside and they last the entire time between shopping trips. Previously they wouldn't last that long." —Amazon Customer

    Read BuzzFeed's review of these "miracle" produce containers for more deets.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.13.

    9. Or a set of reusable produce-saving bags for those larger grocery hauls where you have a lot more greens to protect.

    A produce saving bag with peppers inside of it

    Promising review: "Now that we are in the COVID-19 pandemic and supplies are harder to get, I have gone back to using these GreenBags to keep my produce fresh longer. They definitely help keep food fresh longer." —Lyn

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $9.88 (available in four sizes).

    10. A Pet House candle with scents engineered to eliminate those miscellaneous pet odors like litter boxes, dog bed, and all those lil' sprinkles of pee that you've just accepted as "eau de basement" since your pet came into your home.

    A lit transparent glass candle in the Lavender Green Tea scent

    Promising review: I was pleasantly surprised with these candles — the powerful scent enveloped my kitchen and part of my entrance hall, that's how potent this beautiful scent is. I chose to use the vanilla crème brulee — wow wow wow. Absolutely amazing. Not once do you think that this is a pet odor eliminator candle as the scent envelopes my ground floor with a warm fuzzy happy feeling. Which we all need during this worldwide lockdown." —Maria Puzone

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of the Pet House candle for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in 16 scents).

    11. A selfie ring light, so you can finally stop feeling self-conscious on game night Zoom calls where all your friends look well-lit enough to live with the Kardashians and for some reason your apartment looks like a medieval dungeon.

    A lit selfie ring on a tripod pointing at a reviewer's desk set up

    You can either use this with your phone mounted just under the light for FaceTime or TikTok, or if you're calling or filming from a laptop, you can set up the tripod or the light on your desk behind the screen. Boom, fancy lighting.

    Promising review: "I’ve been having to work from home. During this time, I’m in front of my computer doing WebEx calls and Teams. Having to present and talk in front of 20-50+ people. This light is AWESOME! My team even asked what I did and then made their purchase right away!" —Anna Chouinard

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    12. A pair of blue-light glasses to help defend your eyeballs against the strain of your transition from phone to laptop to television to laptop to phone, aka your eyes' new itinerary.

    A reviewer sitting on a couch with their laptop in their lap, wearing the blue light glasses

    Promising review: "During quarantine, my girlfriend and I have both spent a lot of time on screens (she on her laptop for work, and me on the TV playing video games). We got them about two weeks ago, and we've both noticed a huge difference in our blue screen tolerance. It has helped our eyes feel less tired, and pretty much anytime we look at any screen now, we are wearing these glasses. This is a great, low-priced two-pack deal. Everything looks a little bit yellow while wearing them, but that is truly my only complaint! Once you've worn them for a while you hardly notice the yellow, until you take them off." —Taylor S.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $22.98.

    13. A cooling towel that gets chilly when you soak it in water and wring it out, making it your new BFF for stuffy workouts in your living room or humid yard work in the summer outside. It keeps its chill for *hours* and will immediately get chilly again when you soak it in water and repeat the process.

    A person wringing out a microfiber towel with water dripping out of it

    Promising review: "Stuck at home and your neglected exercise equipment is staring you down? So you hop on and realize you sweat buckets? You need a gym towel. Not one of your bath towels. These are designed to wick moisture away and easily drape over your neck to keep it handy. This four pack is great because each is a different color. So each family member you are are quarantined with can have their own and you don't have to worry about accidentally picking up someone else's gross sweaty towel." —Enealio

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    14. A jar of Aztec healing clay masks to calm your acne and skin, which can really come in handy if wearing face masks makes you break out.

    People in the reviews are also singing its praises for reducing the size of their pores! A heads up that many of them advise mixing the mask with apple cider vinegar for best results.

    Promising review: "As a healthcare worker during COVID-19, the increased mask wear has both myself and my partner breaking out. This has been a welcome addition to our routine. Thanks for having a product that actually works!" —Brytnee

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90.

    15. A time-marked water bottle with a latch lid that protects the spout so you don't have to touch it — especially handy for front line workers and and anyone worried about disinfecting things as lockdown restrictions ease up.

    This bb also comes with a no-leak lid and the ability to infuse your water with fruit to jazz things up, if that's your speed.

    Promising review: "Bought this water bottle for my dad since he’s delivery personnel and has to work during this pandemic. Needed a water bottle that latched and unlatched so he doesn’t have to touch the spout and get it dirty — he loves it and uses it all the time!" —Joselyn Sanchez

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two colors).

    16. A cooling weighted blanket for sweet relief when the heat starts rolling in, with natural glass beads on the inside with weighted pressure that some reviewers say helps with insomnia and anxiety.

    A weighted blanket spread out on a king-sized bed

    Promising review: "Given as a gift to calm the anxiety of my daughter during the pandemic. She loves this blanket!" —A. Odell

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in nine varied sizes and weights).

    17. A collapsible microwave popcorn maker that doubles as a serving bowl, so you can make yourself popcorn so warm and salty that your Friday movie nights will feel like you're smack dab in the middle of a theater.

    All you have to do is add generic kernels + whatever oils or butters you feel in your heart, and you'll be raring to go.

    Promising review: "Looks weird, feels even weirder. But can it make popcorn? Oh, my, YES! With everyone hunkering in place because of Covid, we really need home movie night — complete with popcorn and refreshments! And this little popcorn maker helps to make it so very pleasant." —Edward S.

    Psst — if you're looking for way to add some pizzazz to your snack, check out BuzzFeed's ideas for flavoring popcorn!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.90 (available in 16 other colors).

    18. A weekly meal planner you can use to map out all your grocery needs in advance — particularly handy if you want a handwritten list to take to the grocery store, so you don't have to keep pulling out and unlocking your phone.

    A person writing on the notepad stuck to the fridge

    The list magnetizes to the fridge, and has the meal plan on one side, and a perforated "shopping list" you can tear off and take with you on the other side.

    Promising review: "I ordered this meal planner not long before COVID and have since found it very useful. I usually use a grocery list app but have wanted to use paper lately, so this is perfect for meal planning, and has a paper list." —Victoria

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    19. A set of four stretchy wireless bras with removable padding and adjustable straps you can use for low-impact workouts and high-impact web surfing., Amazon

    Y'all, I have made very few "nonessential" purchases since we started sheltering in place, but this was one that was worth every penny. I pulled the pads out and they are the *chef's kiss* perfect combination of supportive without being constricting. For some reason I hate not wearing a bra during the day and also simultaneously hate wearing bras, and this very comfy wireless version is the only one that I can stand right now.

    Promising review: "I have always been a fan of underwire and lightly padded bras. Then the world shut down and six weeks in I was worried I would have trouble wearing a bra again. Normally, I am really uncomfortable in thin lightweight bras. I think the 'busty' sizes are genius. These are so comfortable and the price is so good." —aw098

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $29.99 (available in 10 styles and sizes S-XL with options for "Busty").

    20. A rapid egg cooker so you can cook a week's worth of breakfast eggs in a matter of minutes, whether you want a good old-fashioned hard boil or like 'em a little runnier.

    An egg cooker with a transparent dome plastic top, where six eggs are cooking inside

    I've owned one of these babies and have faithfully used it every week for upward of two years, and especially love it during lockdown — it simplifies breakfast because I know no matter what weird assortment of groceries I'm working with, there are precooked eggs to add some protein to it (I like mine medium-boiled 🍳). Some reviews note that the alarm on it is a little loud, but the new models have significantly decreased the volume and sing a little song instead!

    Promising review: "Best quarantine purchase yet! This little guy is so cute and handy! I just tested three eggs in case they didn’t turn out, and they were perfect!! I was all prepared to be blasted out of my house for the buzzer at the end (according to other reviews), but it wasn’t bad at all. It literally plays a little song. So cute!" —Austin Klimek

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

    21. An insulated soundproofing strip that easily sticks to the outer rims of your door so you no longer have to fall asleep to sound of your roommate Skyping from the living room (or vice versa).

    Psst — this insulated strip also stops air conditioning from escaping out of the crack under the door, saving energy and money!

    Promising review: "Product works really well! I needed a quick fix to my home office situation, I live in an apartment in Manhattan and never noticed how much sound comes in and out, until I had to be on conference calls working from home! This little tape made a big difference, took me a couple of minutes to install." —Sandra Revueltas

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97 (available in two colors).

    22. A cold brew coffee maker so gloriously easy to use that all you have to do is stick your favorite ground coffee in the filter, seal the airtight lid on top, and pop it in the fridge overnight. Boom, four cups of cold brew.

    A pitcher with a coffee filter and a large handle, full of iced coffee in a fridge

    Promising review: "I love cold brew and iced coffee beverages. I cut back on caffeine when I found out I was pregnant, so I'm happy to be able to make my own decaf cold brew at home. I purchased this right before we went on lockdown with COVID-19, and I have gotten so much use out of it while in quarantine. I'm very happy with this purchase." —Alayne

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95.

    23. A pet urine stain-removing spray that instantly tackles both old and new stains *plus* the funky smell, so you can enjoy the new quality time you might be getting with your pet without sacrificing your nostrils.

    A person spraying the bottle on a carpet

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh.... of course my cat decides to go on a PEE SPREE during the COVID pandemic when we are stuck inside our home for days on end!!!!! My cat peed on my mattress, the carpet, and two couches, and since the state went on lockdown, we couldn't have a carpet/upholstery place come in to clean (and even then, they couldn't guarantee anything against CAT URINE, which they say is the worst possible stain/odor to remove). This was our only hope. Well. This worked. It WORKED, PEOPLE. I sprayed the mattress down, soaked it good, soaked a rag in the stuff and laid it on top to THOROUGHLY saturate it. Then I soaked up as much of the residual and let it air dry. and then I BURIED my face in there, punched the mattress to see if any stink 'poofed' up into my face ... and nope. Only the wonderful bubble-gum type scent of this spray was left. So I'm totally happy." —AmazonReviewerJen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    24. A portable mini dual washing machine and dryer ideal for anyone who usually goes to the laundromat and needs a way to more thoroughly wash out their clothes in an apartment or small living space.

    A small square shaped laundry machine with a lid and a small control panel

    This is more of a "quick fix" kind of wash —  it holds about five or six shirts and a pair of jeans, as an example. You just add water and detergent to wash the clothes, and then the "spinning" mode will mostly dry them (you may still have to lay them out to fully dry). It comes with its own drain hose, so you don't need anything else to make it work.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this! Very convenient, gets my clothes clean and the spin dryer gets them drier than any washer that I’ve had or used in the past! I love it! Even during this hard time, it was shipped very fast. Now I’m able to stay in quarantine without the danger of being in a very public place like the laundromat and save money. Thank you!" —Nikita

    Get it from Amazon for $175.99.

    25. The Drinking Animals Coloring Book, which will take you on a *delightful* journey of animals doing just that. Can I get anyone a Llamarita?

    The cover of the coloring book, which has a llama drinking a cocktail

    Promising review: "I've taken up some silly hobbies while in quarantine. Coloring has been one of them. I love each picture these are so cute and fun. I didn't realize that there were actual ingredients in the book so that was an added surprise. I like the book. It's a two-in-one." —Taylor Rutledge

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

    26. An avocado slicer that'll more than earn its keep, especially since "meatless Mondays" and "wheatless Wednesdays" are making us more creative with our lockdown cooking.

    This three-in-one tool can split an avocado with its pointy tip, remove the pit with its center, and make perfectly even slices with the bottom — a much safer alternative to using a regular knife and potential falling prey to the dreaded "avocado hand."

    Promising review: "I'm a millennial and can't live without my avocado toast a few times weekly. Thank goodness for this little gadget that is literally getting me through this quarantine. #bravocado!" —Alissa Nemnich

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    27. A rotating, heated back and neck massager to work out all of the knots you might have from sitting in one position for too long, or doing any kind of repetitive tasks that irritate your muscles.

    A reviewer holding the massager, which has three rotating heated balls under the fabric on both sides

    Promising review: "I'm sitting all day at home during the COVID outbreak, and I was looking for something I could use now and in the future. It is intense! I like to use it on my shoulder and on my lower back. I am excited that it can be used in the car, as I expect to be moving cross-country in the new year or so." — Alli

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    28. A pair of noise-cancelling, sweat-proof wireless headphones with a built in microphone that will come in handy whether you're trying to workout without waking up roommates (mood) or answering the bajillionth FaceTime from one of your fans (read: Mom).

    A model wearing wireless in-ear headphones connected to each other during a workout

    Plus, these babies punch 16 hours of battery life before they need to recharge, so they'll get you through the whole day if you need 'em.

    Promising review: "These wireless headphones are exactly what I was looking for. With COVID-19, I’ve started running outside in the mornings and I wanted wireless headphones to keep me motivated. They came with a nice little mesh case and extra little ear buds/hooks in case they fall off or anything happens. I love that they’re magnetic so the two earbuds can stick together when not in use! I’m seriously impressed and excited." —Alli

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    29. A pair of lightweight joggers (with pockets!!) perfect for whatever your stay-at-home itinerary is, from working to Netflixing to yoga.

    A reviewer in the joggers

    Promising review: "These are the perfect pants for quarantine. They look nice for walks in the neighborhood, are comfortable to wear at home and look sleek." —Tessa

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in 22 colors and sizes XS-3XL).

    30. An Amazon Echo Show 5 enabled with a camera screen for calls, so you can keep the whole fam connected for some socially distanced cross-country chats.

    A person on the screen of an Amazon Echo Show 5 on a video call with their family from the other end

    Similar to other Alexa-enabled devices, the Echo Show 5 responds to voice commands and can be synced with Audible, Amazon Music, Amazon Video, and other apps and programs like Spotify, iTunes, and NPR.

    Promising review: "I bought these for my mother, brother's family and mine for Christmas. Figured it was a quick way to communicate between Michigan and Indiana where everyone is spread out over. Usage was so-so the first few months, but now it's at least once a day. Thank you for coming up with such a simple product that does so much to keep my family connected face to face in these times!" —mike

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    31. A ventilated laptop stand you can prop on a table or a desk to make it more WFH-friendly. This makes your laptop screen eye-level to reduce neck and shoulder strain, and gives your laptop fan space to breathe so it doesn't overheat.

    A laptop resting on the stand on a desk

    Promising review: "This was recommended in an article about handling working from home during this COVID-19 stay-at-home requirement — since workspaces at home aren't as ergonomic as at work when it comes to 8-hour work days. It is SO worth it! It's incredibly sturdy. The laptop is now placed at a perfect angle. I bought a wireless keyboard which I can use with my laptop when the laptop is in the stand — and then at the end of my workday, I just slide my wireless keyboard under the laptop in the space created by the stand, and I regain that bit of space on my table. I love it. Add in the brushed silvery tone, and it has been a great investment for me." —Joe Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    32. A T-shirt with billowy short sleeves cozy enough to feel like you're wearing pajamas but stylish enough to feel like "real clothes" (if that's even a thing anymore).,

    Promising review: "With everything going on in the world, I have been on a search for the softest and coziest clothes I can find. This tee def fits the bill. Very nice material that is just thick enough to be provide coverage (not see thru at all). It also doesn't wrinkle or shrink which is important to me. Have washed a couple of times and no snagging either. I like to wear it with a cardigan on Zoom calls for work. The blue is such a pretty color." —Kiss and Makeup by Maya

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four colors and sizes XS-XXL).

    33. A breakfast sandwich maker that may be small but can cook an egg, toast bread, warm precooked meat, and melt cheese into the perfect sammie all at once. Dunkin' whomst??


    Promising review: "I bought the double size cause even though the cycle is only about five minutes, it is good to have two finished by then. It works well and is easy to clean. I'm careful to cut the cheese and meat to a proper size so there is very little mess. I have not needed to run the parts through the dishwasher yet. We use it fairly often now with the virus keeping us at home and it works well." —Mr. Wayne S. Mergott Jr.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    34. A silicone muffin mold handy enough to cook single-size portions of eggs, pastries, and muffins without a ton of nonstick prep, and with ridiculously easy cleanup.,

    Psst — if you're looking for some easy cooking inspo, try this list of muffin recipes that are four ingredients or less, including sweet potato applesauce muffins and cheddar broccoli egg muffins.

    Promising review: "Just purchased this silicone cupcake baking pan and I couldn't be happier. Easy to clean and store. Can't wait to make so many new treats during quarantine." —Hadas A.

    Get one from Amazon for $10.

    35. A family-friendly backyard sprinkler for some socially distanced pool shenanigans in the comfort of your own home.

    A circular waterproof pad with holes all around it for water to spout out of once someone installs a hose into it

    Promising review: "Just what my grandkids needed on a hot May Day. Perfect for little ones to splash around in and use up some pent up energy! The perfect addition to our new 'stay at home' backyard oasis!" —A Mitchell

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    36. An airy maxi dress your future self will be especially grateful to have in your arsenal come summer.,

    Promising review: "I have looked at this dress for over a year trying to decide if I wanted to purchase a dress off of Amazon. Several people at work had dresses that were similar but I did not know where they purchased their dresses from. During the shut down I had plenty of time to really look over the measurements and read the reviews to know what size I should get. I finally bought the dress and got it in very quickly even though a lot of packages where being delayed due to the shutdown. I am so glad I bought this dress and plan to buy a couple more one once they get a few more in stock in my size in the other colors I like. I can't say enough about this dress. I love it. I am 5-foot-5 and it hits me right at the top of my feet but I like putting a knot in the front anyways which lifts it a bit." —MagicSchoolBus

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 23 colors and sizes 14-16).

    37. A sleek adjustable desk lamp that doubles as a USB port, making your desk that much more organized and well-lit so you can look forward to your daily bed-to-desk transition.

    The lamp, which has a circular base and an L-shaped stand and light, propped on a desk

    It also comes with five color modes and seven brightness levels, so you can choose the setup based on what feels best for your eyes.

    Promising review: "Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, I’m thankful to still have a job. Like lots of folks, I’m suddenly working from home which meant I need to improve my home workspace. I needed a desk lamp, and I was drawn to this one’s design and the good reviews. I was not disappointed. If you need a desk lamp, do not hesitate; buy this one! It’s well-made, looks great, and the touch sensitive finger-slide to dim and brighten works perfectly! The USB charge point is icing on the cake. Perhaps the best purchase I’ve made on Amazon. Buy with confidence." —T. Klaus

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in four colors).

    38. A glare-free Kindle Paperwhite you can customize with all your favorite fonts and layouts for hours of quarantine reading. Bonus — it's waterproof, so you can take this bb in the bathtub 🍷.


    Promising review: "I was very slow to the e-reader game; I am a voracious reader and thought I would not want to read from a screen, since I do that all day at my job. I purchased one after four weeks of 'stay home stay safe,' and had read everything in the house multiple times. The library has been closed for six weeks. I LOVE THIS THING. With a few customizations of layout and font, I may as well be reading from a book. With the Kindle Unlimited, I can choose from soooooo many books. I’ve had this thing for three days and I’ve read five books. Can’t believe I didn’t get one years ago." —Jess Mo

    Read BuzzFeed's closer look at the Kindle Paperwhite for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    39. A DIY cocktail set for anyone who wants to use this time to become their friend group's go-to mixologist — this has all the tools you need to get started, down to adorable, comprehensive cocktail recipe cards.

    The set, which is all silver-finished, on display in a reviewer's home

    This set has a cocktail shaker, ice tongs, a bottle opener, a mixing spoon, a double jigger, a strainer, recipe cards, and a stand to neatly display them all.

    Promising review: "I needed a new hobby while I shelter in place with my husband and college daughter so I decided to start mixing drinks but I did not have the proper tools. This set by Modern Mixology is perfect for my needs. I can’t wait to start." —Grace V

    Get it from Amazon for $55.

    40. The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions, perfect for any stage of life, if you're looking for something structured and soothing to do that will also help you preserve your favorite memories.

    The cover of "The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions," by Carl and David Marshall

    Promising review: "In the middle of a quarantine when time is plentiful, this book provided entertainment for myself and my family. Many memories were relived and it leaves behind a legacy for others. Loved it!!" —Chrissy88

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    41. A pair of super silky pajamas for any miscellaneous quarantine lounging needs.,

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    Get a pair from Amazon for $28.98 (available in 10 colors and sizes XS-3XL).

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