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43 Products Reviewers Found The Best Version Of In 2020

Why settle for hot sauce when you can have hot sauce infused with ~truffles~?

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 Carhartt workwear T-shirt made with sturdy seams and and heavy fabric designed to stand the test of time, whether those tests involve mud, sweat, or pasta stains.

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Promising review: "Best shirt I have ever found! I generally only wear t-shirts and jeans. So, when it comes to T-shirts, I'm a bit of a snob and a connoisseur. Generally speaking, the vast majority of t-shirts available are too thin. They are made with a very light material. They tend to shrink badly, become misshapen and wear out quickly. These K87 t-shirts are the best I've found. They are made with a very heavy material and obviously will last a long time. They launder well and do not noticeably fade after several washings. They are soft and comfortable. I generally make it a rule never to give free advertising to a company by wearing their branded attire. These Carhartt shirts do have branding on the L chest pocket, but it is small and understated, so I make an exception by wearing them. These have become my go-to t-shirt indefinitely." —dr. keith

Get it from Amazon for $15.86+ (available in men's sizes S-4XL, including Tall sizes, and 24 colors).

2. A streak-free anti-fog spray you can quickly apply to eyeglasses, sunglasses, and face shields, to prevent them from fogging up while you're wearing a mask.

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Promising review: "I have tried everything to keep my glasses from fogging with my mask and this product is by far the best. I'm sorry I waited so long to purchase it. I live in the Florida Keys and do a lot of diving and snorkeling and it works fabulous for my dive mask also. I would highly recommend Optix 55 fog gone. Great price, also I think this bottle will last a very long time." —Bebe

Get it from Amazon for $10.55.

3. A combination selfie stick phone tripod so versatile you may end up using it every day — it's perfect for FaceTiming, setting up solo or group shots when you're on an outing, or filming videos for YouTube or TikTok. It even comes with a remote control to let you take photographs from a distance.

Models using the tripod as a selfie stick, as a tripod to take a family picture, as a small stand for a FaceTime call, and on the floor to film a dog
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Promising review: "I have ordered so many different types of selfie tripod sticks! Each was a huge disappointment. Most wobble, do not hold my galaxy S7 with the protective case firmly. Or some snap so hard on it I had feared it would break my phone. Now this one is amazing to load my phone in. Never wobbles on me. Made very well and just simply everything I was looking for. I would have given it 10 stars if I could have." —Amber Michaels

Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

4. A pair of incredibly soft hybrid leggings and joggers that are basically what happens if those two types of pants had a ridiculously comfy, highly functional baby.

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Promising review: "Best sweatpants ever. I can't explain how genuinely happy I am that these pants fit. I have trouble finding pants that fit AND are comfortable AND look good and i just found all three. These pants are very comfortable and soft but not see through even if you stretch it. The material seems thin enough to let you breathe but thick and durable enough to last 1-3+ years. (Hard to tell based on one wear, will update as time goes by.) Ordered a 3x and it fits perfectly. I also usually hate wide waistbands especially on my belly but this one is very soft and just mostly feels like extra layers of fabric, but is still pretty secure on your waist. Will definitely buy multiple pairs. :)" —Stacey

Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in women's sizes S-3X and dozens of colors).

5. A suuuper popular Bio-Oil made with vitamins A and E, chamomile, and lavender — you may recognize it as a product a lot of people use to help fade scars (both old and new), soothe cracked and dry skin, and help moisturize without affecting your pores, but people are also using it in quarantine to help with dry and painful skin on their hands from hand-washing and sanitizing.

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FWIW re: scars, though, this stuff really works. I had thyroid surgery a few years ago and Bio-Oil took me from looking like I'd stumbled out of the Red Wedding to virtually no detectable scar within a few months. All I did was apply it once in the morning and once at night.

Promising review: "Best skincare oil I've used. I have very sensitive skin and havent noticed angry issues from this product. I also have noticed improvement on areas like scars and stretch marks. It has made my skin very soft and moisturized." —Emily Smith

Get it from Amazon for $8.89 (available in three sizes).

6. A pair of thick touchscreen-friendly gloves with pads to better grip your phone and text from it, so you don't have to risk frostbite every time you text "five min away!!" (which we all knew in our hearts was a lie anyway).

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Promising review: "These are the best gloves I’ve ever purchased!!! They are warm, fit well (I got a small), and the grips actually work! I also couldn’t believe how quickly they dried. I ordered two additional pairs for my middle schoolers, and so glad I did. Definitely recommend!" —Momx4

Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes M-XL and five colors).

7. A Java Sok, aka a reusable iced coffee cup insulator you can use to keep your drink cold *and* your fingers from freezing off. I know some of y'all are the type who are still chugging iced coffee in the snow and I humbly offer this to protect your unsuspecting digits.

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Promising review: "This is seriously THE BEST coffee coozie I have ever used. I love that it will stop my iced drinks from sweating all over the place, and keep my hot coffee comfortable to hold. I use this literally everyday, and love that it’s also very easy to wash, making it easier to use it more often." —vintagegrl81

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in dozens of prints and three sizes).

8. A set of itty bitty dermaplaning razors you can use to take care of those lil' unibrow hairs that keep dodging your tweezers or work whatever face fuzzies you might want to take care of in a gentle way — an especially handy tool when many of us can't head to a salon like we normally would.

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This tool also helps soften skin by gently exfoliating as you use it!

Promising review: "Best facial razor so far, easily shape your brows in seconds! Great for shaping my eyebrows and getting rid of any unwanted facial hairs that sneak up." —Elizabeth Wainscott

Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99.

9. A tabbed 2021 weekly and monthly planner perfect for kicking off your new year with an organized start — this comes with lined weekly pages in addition to pages for notes, contacts, a yearly overview, and important dates.

Black planner with lined date pages and tabs for each month on the side open on a desk
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This planner runs from January 2021 to December 2021.

Promising review: "Best appointment planner I ever bought! Use the calendar for everything. Appointments, reminders, notes. Since this has the whole year, easy to map out the important dates for birthdays, meetings, class schedule, upcoming items etc." —P. N.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

10. Plus a set of eye-popping fine-point pens designed for planners and journals that will not only delight anyone with their easy gliding, but also the way they never bleed through pages.

Fine point pens in 18 different colors
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Promising review: "The best pens out there! I love love love these pens!! I’m all about superfine tip pens. These are absolutely amazing! They glide and fill in areas and no bleed through. I use them to color in my mandala meditation coloring book, markers and colored pencils didn’t work for me. I need to buy more!!!" —Carol E. Adams

Get a set of 18 from Amazon for $12.98.

11. A lightweight, faux-leather tote so versatile, it'll last through every season. Plus, side pockets!! Finally a place to store all the emergency ketchup packets.

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Promising review: "I honestly was very scared to order such a plain purse. But let me tell you it may look thin and non-sturdy, but it has been the best every day purse. I literally shove everything in my purse, so much space and soo sturdy. Honestly who needs all these brand name purses when there are these affordable amazing purses that last and match everything. It has gone through trips, school, work etc. It honestly is the best purse I have ever had. I have an LV purse who I thought was going to replace this purse, and let me tell you I returned to this one for its accessibility. BEST PURSE HANDS DOWN FOR AN EVERYDAY PURSE!!! and you can dress it up to make it yours!" —Leslie A

Get it from Amazon for $13.29 (available in 48 colors).

12. A compact light therapy lamp to mimic the morning sun and give a lil' boost of energy and happiness to anyone on that work from home beat — this UV-free bb has three different brightness settings to bring the perfect amount of light to your life.

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It also comes with a timer, so they can set it to stay on anywhere between 10 and 60 minutes before it shuts off automatically. They recommend users start with ten minutes (and avoid staring directly at it) to see how it impacts mood and energy before trying it for longer periods of time. Many reviewers swear by this for helping improve their mood, energy levels, and sleep by getting more "sunlight" in darker months when they might not actively be getting as much.

Promising review: "THE best therapy light I had every tried!!!! I was told to buy one months ago to help with my seasonal depression and at first I thought it was ridiculous. I definitely am eating my words because it has worked wonders and I absolutely love it!" —Amy

Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (get this price by clipping the "$8 off" coupon on the product page).

13. A bottle of Elizavecca Hair Treatment, a repairing mask infused with collagen ingredients and protein extracts that will help restore hair health as effectively as the bigger name brands like Olaplex, but without their price tag. All you gotta do is apply it on wet hair after a shampoo, wait five minutes, and rinse it out.

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Promising review: "My dyed and highlighted hair is 50% gray under the color. Having had thick, silky hair all my life, I was surprised to learn that gray hair has an entirely different texture, namely coarse and wiry and prone to being frizzy. (It also doesn't hold a curl, but that's another issue.) I've tried all kinds of products. So far, this one works best. I leave it in as long as possible, under a cap. Rinse it out, use some leave-in conditioner (about to try this brand's leave in). Leaves my hair softer, and at least manageable and not frizzy." —Lucy Frost

Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Elizavecca hair treatment for more deets!

Get a bottle from Amazon for $7.40.

14. A moisturizing lavender and coconut hand soap made with aloe vera and a blend of lavender and orange essential oils so you can get your hands squeaky clean without your skin feeling shriek-y clean.

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Promising review: "I love everything about this hand soap! It has really helped soothe my dry, chapped hands. As a result, I don't get the occasional splits in my fingertips from the dry skin. This soap is very moisturizing and smells wonderful! The price is great, too. I've tried many different types of hand soaps over the years to help heal my hands and this is the best I have ever experienced! Highly recommend!!" —Marie Blu

Get a three-count pack from Amazon for $13.77.

15. An internet-beloved pet urine stain-removing spray that instantly tackles both old and new stains *plus* the yucky smell, so you can enjoy the new quality time you might be getting with your pet without sacrificing your carpet and/or your nostrils.

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Promising review: "I bought this product for the elimination of the odor of cat pee. My cat is really scared of vacuums and lawnmowers and will squat and pee no matter where she is when she hears them, so I have tried everything to clean up the pee then I found Rocco & Roxie and this is the BEST stuff I have ever used in all my life and will never have to buy anything else, YAY!!!" —Susan Owens

Get it from Amazon for $18.97.

16. A two-stage electric knife-sharpener, because those blades you bought back in the day?? They're probably super dull by now, even if you haven't noticed since it's happened over time. But sharper knives = faster, safer cooking, so you can ~refresh~ them with this.

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Promising review: "This is the best knife sharpening tool I have ever had! It is so easy to use, and the quality is amazing. I also love how easy it is to store in my kitchen." —Ashton Ritchie

Read our full review of the KitchenIQ knife sharpener for more deets.

Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in three colors).

17. A reliable wireless charging pad to unclutter your desk or bedside table — TBH, this thing charges so many of your gadgets it may end up being the only one you'll ever need.

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This little power bank can charge *deep breath*: the iPhone SE, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, Xs Max, XR, XS, X, 8, and 8 Plus; AirPods; and the Galaxy S20, S10, S9, S8, and Galaxy Note 10, 9, and 8.

Promising review: "Best wireless charger on the market. I absolutely love this wireless charger. It is so much easier to just drop your phone on top of the pad than to have to fiddle around for a cord and plug in your phone at night before bed. It works well and chargers pretty fast. I use my adaptive fast charging brick that came with my phone (Samsung Galaxy Note 8) and it allows for fast wireless charging. I have recommended this product to my entire family and friends who have phones that allow wireless charging. The charging pad feels very nice and is very high quality. I've seen many other chargers at significantly higher prices and this one beats them all!" —Samuel Hernandez

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three colors).

18. A foot file just as effective — if not more so! — than going to a salon. This will remove calluses and hard or cracked skin from your feet with some gentle, pain-free rubbing. It works whether your feet are dry or wet at the time, and will leave your heels so soft you might start petting them.

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Promising review: "I’ve always had callouses on my feet and sometimes they can start hurting a lot if you don’t take care of them regularly. THIS is THE BEST callous remover! You don’t have to apply a lot of pressure and it takes a lot of the dead skin off quickly and effortlessly. Be careful not to go too deep though, which is easy to do because the holes are sharp." —Maryellen Arsenault

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

19. A cropped workout tank with a padded built-in bra so versatile you'll want to pair it with high-waisted jeans just as often as you pair it with yoga pants.

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TBH, this crossed my radar because of Stephanie Buttermore, a popular YouTuber who shares Stories of her gym routines on Instagram — but I've had a few friends who do yoga, lifting, and lower impact activities swear by these both for workouts and for just chilling in.

Promising review: "Hands down best crop ever! I usually buy Lululemon and this is beats anything I’ve bought there. Quality is amazing. Best feature is YOU DON'T HAVE TO WEAR A BRA! Comes with it built in. I will be buying it in every color. For reference. I’m a 32D bra size 8 in Lululemon sports bras. I bought a large and it’s perfect!" —Christinaaaaa10

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in women's sizes S-XXL and 19 colors).

20. An orthopedic memory foam pillow designed for back, stomach, *and* side sleepers — in other words, the One Pillow To Rule Them All for those of us who flip flop during the night. This molds to your neck and head to fully support you and prevent muscle strain in your neck and shoulders.

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Promising review: "I'm a side sleeper and I've been looking for a good pillow that feels comfortable for side sleepers because most of them I end up having neck pain. I found this one and saw all the positive reviews and so far this is the best pillow I bought. Very very comfortable and the form that it has for more comfort in the neck is just perfect. You can use it as a back sleeper or side sleeper without any issues whatsoever. You just flip it as you needed. So far so good. The warranty is great and customer service as well. Recommended!" —Darwin J.

Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in three sizes).

21. A popular 12-ounce slim BrüMate can cooler so all your LaCroixs and White Claws can stay cooler than Elsa in a snow tantrum, even when it's a bajillion degrees outside.

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Promising review: "Best koozie out there for a mini can. If you’re questioning whether or not you should buy this. You should definitely buy this product. It fits your slim can and keeps your drink cool for hours on those hot summer days sitting by the pool or sitting at the beach/lake. I’m telling you all it seriously is the best koozie money can buy." —LJ18

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in 23 colors).

22. A *super* compact eight-in-one spiralizer that also grates cheese, juices fruits, and cuts ribbons, and more. All you have to do is change out one of the interlocking caps for a new function. Fresh squeezed OJ? Zoodles in the air fryer? Grated parmesan on your pasta? Done, done, and done. (And you never have to say "when"!!)

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I recently purchased this because it was my cheapest option for making zoodles, and also because my apartment is the size of a shoebox and there was no room for anything bigger. I LOVE how easy it is to swap out the caps to do other things, too — I've started grating my own cheeses and feel very fancy. But mostly I just love that it's very safe to use (it comes with a finger guard!), super easy to figure out, very compact, and even has measurements on the inside of the cup if you're ever portioning things out for a recipe.

Promising review: "This is the second spiralizer that I have purchased, and by far the best I have used. Its super easy to use and to clean. My other spiralizer that I had was difficult to clean properly and I want to use they as often as possible so the use and cleaning of the product is very important! Fullstar Vegetable Spiralizer is a great product and I will be purchasing more to give as gifts for the holiday season. I would definitely recommend. A+++ item." —Yvonne I

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

23. A set of soft, workout-friendly Reebok masks for anyone who has been trying to run in the summer heat or work out in the gym without feeling too stifled.

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I ordered two packs of these on a whim, and WOW, do I love them. Despite the shipping time they actually arrived in two days, and I think they're my favorite running mask so far. The material is protective but lightweight, with sort of a wetsuit feel. It stays locked in place while I'm running, even though I sweat buckets in the heat. The seams are so subtle that they don't irritate my face. Also, I feel really cool wearing them, which is saying something, because I am the least cool person I know. Note: I got the M/L size and tied the elastic straps for a tighter fit; XS/S seems more geared at kids and people with smaller faces.

Promising review: "This is an awesome workout mask!! Very breathable material with a pocket for adding a filter. By far the best fitness mask I’ve purchased so far. I highly recommend purchasing this for serious fitness advocates." —DAKOTA86SW

Another promising review: "Best performance mask I've tried. Perfect for long cardio intensive workouts. Sweat doesn’t impact performance as much as others." —Reebok Customer

Type Of Fit: Elastic ear straps

Pocket For Filter: Yes

Fabric Type: Recycled Polyester & Elastane

Shipping Time: Expected to ship in 6-7 business days

Get a set of three from Reebok for $30.

24. A chic minimalist wallet you can attach right to your keychain, with enough room for several credit cards, cash, a driver's license, and maybe a lil' bit of gum or candy if you're willing to work for it.

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Promising review: "I live in NYC and travel the subway a lot. I have had my wallet stolen from my back pocket twice so I decided to invest in a slim front pocket wallet instead. I have purchased several different ones from $8 to $45. This wallet is undoubtedly the best one. It is well made and has room for more than 5 cards + ID and a section for bills. It also has a ring that you can attach a key ring. You will not be disappointed. I actually bought a second one in case they become unavailable." —Carl R.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 36 styles).

25. An Instagram-famous bottle of Truff hot sauce, which is basically what happens when truffles and gourmet hot sauce have a ridiculously decadent baby.

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There's also a white truffle version as well as a hotter version of the classic black truffle hot sauce.

Promising review: "Literally the best hot sauce ever. It does have a surprising sweetness in the beginning, followed by a wonderful lasting truffle flavor, and packed with a quick punch of heat. Not overwhelmingly hot but decently hot, which is a quick punch then goes away quickly. Really well rounded flavor that goes well on everything! To say I’m addicted would be an understatement. If you haven’t tried it ... do it." —Gaby olin

Get it from Amazon for $17.98.

26. A pair of wireless sleep headphones to play white noise or the music of your choice in a comfy headband, so your ears don't have to take the brunt of ear plugs or regular headphones while you snooze. Bonus: you can use these as hybrid earmuffs/headphones in the winter!

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Promising review: "Oh my goodness! Where has this been all my life?? Just a couple of days ago I was trying to sleep with earbuds in. I would wake up every time I moved because they were hard and hurt my ears. But THESE wireless headphones are the best! I can turn over in bed freely and it doesn't wake me up. I have trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep. Now I can play sleep videos which help drone me to sleep and keep me asleep. The only drawback is that while I love the material it can be a little warm in the middle of the night. I LOVE THEM!!" —Godsinger

Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

27. Essence's Lash Princess mascara for length so effective, it will make your eyelashes look like they could take flight, but natural enough that they won't be mistaken for falsies.

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Promising review: "This is the best mascara. I have had the worst time finding a mascara that I like. I have tried everything. I have heard about a different brand that i think is a bit pricey, but was will to try it because i could not find anything i liked. I went on Amazon to order the pricey brand and saw. I saw all the great reviews and the photos and the GREAT PRICE. For the price I had to try it. When I received and tried it, I immediately ordered one for my mom to try. She loved it also. This is my new mascara. you won't go wrong with this!" —Monica Spisak

Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

28. A snap-on pasta strainer to free your pasta from its hot juices straight from the pot, and spare you storage space to boot (is it just me or are colanders always in the business of being exactly in the way of whatever it is you need?). Psst — these are also a game-changer for washing your fruit, too!

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Promising review: "This is the best colander ever made!! It's very sturdy and very easy to clean and store away. I will NEVER purchase a standard colander ever again. I would definitely recommend this item to friends and family!" —Frenchie Davey

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in four colors).

29. A highly-reviewed contoured sleep mask designed to sit off the eyes to alleviate pressure, and also to completely block out the light in the room. It also has a strap designed not to get tangled in hair, and is made with a super cozy memory foam, so it'll be extremely there for your face.

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Promising review: "The BEST BEST BEST and most comfortable sleep mask I’ve found. Night shifter for years, and have tried everything. Many other sleep masks have some qualities but not all. Some are high quality material but let light in, others are comfortable but material frays or cones apart after a few months, some are good for blackout but have a hard metal adjustment clasps on the band hurts when you sleep on it. This one has an adjustable coast on the band but I don’t feel it when I’m sleeping like others. This one is AMAZINGLY SOFT, VERY THICK, plush, high quality material, quality stitching that won’t come apart like so many others that are cheaply made, and it’s EXTREMELY COMFORTABLE even though it’s a good price. Very impressed and pleasantly surprised." —V

Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four colors).

30. An stainless-steel slicer to get you *chef's KISS* levels of perfectly sliced cheeses, whether they're the thick "I'm putting you on a Ritz cracker immediately" kind or the paper thin "mayhaps I will top my pasta with Parmesan" variety.

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You can adjust the wire in the slicer to get your desired thickness (and it even comes with an extra wire in case the first wears out).

Promising review: "This is the best cheese slicer I’ve ever owned (and I’ve owned a few). Unlike other cheese slicers this one is extremely durable, easy to use, and clean. Comes with an extra wire which is easy to switch out. Easy to adjust for different desired thickness." —Ashley Motley

Get it from Amazon for $11.

31. A bunch of Miracle-Gro "food spikes" that will make your houseplants the lushest greens on the whole block. Not only can they bring plants knocking at death's door back to life, but they'll continuously feed them for 30 to 60 days.

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Promising review: I am not a gardener and don't have a lot of luck with plants. That said, these spikes are amazing. You can see the difference in weeks. This is the best indoor plant product I have ever used, mainly because it is so darn easy. I definitely recommend these plant spikes." —V. Kline

Get a set of 24 from Amazon for $2.98.

32. A tiny milk frother so you can start concocting your own cozy café drinks so delicious that you might just start a new TikTok trend.

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It's also teensy for storing and cleans with a quick stream of hot running water, and works on cold *and* hot beverages.

Promising review: "Through the years I’ve been from frother to frother. I’ve tried so many I can’t keep up — after a few months they either get wet and stop working or the batteries died so quickly I got tired of replacing them. One of them actually had the batteries rotting inside — so gross! Anyway, this thing is the best one I’ve owned, hands down! It feels heavy, like quality. The stand is so helpful! So easy to clean since I literally just place the metallic edge under running water for a few seconds and all set! I’ve had it for months now and no issues, no dead batteries, nothing!!! The power is insane, it really creates a good amount of froth!!! I’m so excited I finally found the perfect frother!!! This is a no-brainer purchase, honestly. You cannot go wrong — JUST BUY IT!!!" —NicknLex

Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in 10 colors).

33. Maybelline's Instant Age Rewind concealer, a popular lightweight multi-use concealer for anyone who wants to quickly touch up before Zoom calls or walks around the neighborhood, but doesn't want to commit to a whole layer of foundation. This also helps reduce puffiness and cover dark circles without caking.

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Promising review: "Best. Concealer. Ever. This is my absolute favorite concealer, the only one I use. Great coverage and not dry or cakey. Don’t waste your money on more expensive brands. This is the real deal." —Daisy D

Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Maybelline's Instant Age Rewind Concealer for more deets.

Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (available in 18 shades).

34. A set of affordable, highly popular (seriously, these have nearly 40,000 popular reviews) wireless Bluetooth earbuds so you can multi-task to your heart's content, whether it's listening to spooky podcasts while you clean, chatting with your BFF on a walk around the neighborhood, or doing an at-home workout without waking up all your roomies.

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These come with a wireless charging case that provides up to 14 hours of charge (with the earbuds able to play for 4+ hours with each full charge). The earbuds are also sweatproof and waterproof so you can use them during workouts or runs, and have a built-in mic so you can chat on the phone. Psst — these are also a great option for going outside in a mask, since it doesn't have wires that'll get tangled in the mask straps.

Promising review: "Best buds on the market! Love the color, the ease of setup and the sound quality. Better quality than the $200 galaxy buds I had that lasted less than a year! Would definitely recommend these buds. And the fit is perfect for my ear, they actually stay in. Can't wait to try them in the water." —Kezia

Get it from Amazon $29.99 (available in five colors).

35. A set of heavy duty wipes that are most definitely not here to play — they're basically the paper towel version of The Rock, and can lift up stains on anything from grease to permanent marker to nail polish. Bonus: they're tough on stains, but the aloe vera in them makes them super gentle on skin!

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Promising review: "I am hooked by this product! To say it is amazing is not a right word! It the best of everything that I ever used in my life! It cleaned the markers and crayons very well! And it has a nice smell. I used it on stainless steel appliances and it worked amazingly. I used on the plastic and again fabulous! I even tried this to clean the oil on the stove and on the floors and wow!!! Also thanks to my kids I have a lot of different options to try this product now! I used to clean the crayons and markers on the wood and I take off my hat! Less then a minute to clean! Oh boy it also cleaned the raspberry from my carpet!!!! Wow!" —Milana Pary

Get a pack of 90 from Amazon for $15.99.

36. Glossier's Boy Brow, a combo eyebrow gel and pomade perfect for anyone who hasn't been able to get their brows done in a hot second. You can swipe a few times through each brow for instant subtle, natural definition — the brush picks up just enough of the product in the tube each time that it's basically impossible to mess up.

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Promising review: "Natural and easy! I use Boy Brow everyday that I wear makeup, and I love that natural but refined and full look this gives my brows and sometimes my eyelashes. I got rid of all other brow products immediately and I'm never going back! While the Boy Brow is perhaps not the most inexpensive brow product on the market it is by far the best, and unlike other tinted brow gels out there it doesn't leave your brows with a crusty finish but rather a breathable and flexible finish that manages to keep your brow hairs glued in place. It has become my holy grail eyebrow product and I can't wait to try more of Glossier's products!! :)" —Emma

Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Glossier's Boy Brow for more deets!

Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in five shades).

37. A ridiculously popular (like, over 50,000 positive reviews) Lodge pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet you can use to sauté, sear, bake, broil, braise, fry, *or* grill. It's also built to last for decades, whether you're using it on the reg in the oven to make pillowy biscuits or on the stove to make the kind of steak that'll waft through your whole house.

The black skillet with a long handle and a second helper handle with salmon and veggies inside
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Promising review: "Best pan I've ever had. I can’t believe I just found this gem! I have been using nonstick pans for years and decided to try something with less chemical on it. This Lodge cast-iron skillet looks like it will last for centuries! It can easily go from stove to oven, even to my outdoor grill. The seasoning part seemed daunting at first, but once a nice protective layer is built up, cleaning just means an easy rinse with water and drying with heat." —Fan G

Get it from Amazon for $14.88.

38. A sunrise simulation clock to trick your human brain into thinking you're already dappled in the light of a bright, sunshiny day when you wake up, even if you're up before the sunrise or nowhere near a window.

A sunrise alarm clock in three stages of lighting up from dim to brighter to brightest over the course of a half hour
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You can sync this alarm clock with an app on your phone (or with an Alexa or Google Home), and it will gradually brighten the room with red-tinted light designed to fight grogginess in the minutes leading up to your wakeup. By the time your alarm goes off, your eyes will have already adjusted to the "daylight," so you won't be as tempted to hit snooze. It also has customizable sounds to wake you up, like "Hawaiian waves."

Promising review: "Best wakeup light I've tried! It is pretty easy to set up and you can connect it to your Alexa app and control it from your phone! It has a LOT of different alarm sounds to choose from (and even had radio options) and the light from this thing is bright enough to light up your entire room! So much more powerful than previous 'wake up lights' I’ve purchased. I also like the different choices of sounds (I personally like the wind chimes one because it’s not too startling) and you can even dim (or turn off) the clock settings to your liking. This product gradually increases in light and sound intensity as it approaches the alarm set time, which allows for a more gradual morning wake up. I especially like being able to 'snooze' it or turn off the alarm from my phone without having to get up physically. All around, a great product at an even better price!" —alw214

Get it from Amazon for $45.99.

39. A time-marked water bottle with a latch lid that protects the spout so you don't have to touch it — especially handy for anyone worried about disinfecting things as they're out and about in the socially distanced world.

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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: "Hands down, best water bottle. Not too heavy and easy to carry. I can’t believe the time markers haven’t faded on the Cactaki. I had another bottle with time markers that faded in just a few months. Definitely helps keep you on track. It is easy to add fruit and ice. The strainer on top keeps the fruit from blocking the flow of water. The large mouth of the bottle makes it easy to clean and add any size fruit or ice to eat. I am getting ready to order another one just to keep on hand and I rarely order anything twice. I just love this water bottle and it so much better than bottles that I have paid more money for." —Elaine

Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (available in two colors).

40. A leak-proof sphere ice mold to make everything you drink feel so top shelf and fancy that you may just spend 2021 writing a self-insert James Bond fan fiction.

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Promising review: "Best craft ice molds ever. I have bought several different variations of this type of ice mold maker and these by far are the most perfect ball shape ever! Perfect. Every. Single. Time. I make a few and store them in a Tupperware in the freezer when I'm having guests and I share this link after the compliments start flowing." —Karen M.

Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.99 (available in eight shapes).

41. A broom for pet and human hair that can work on any type of floor, but is specifically designed to pull it up from the carpet faster and deeper than even a lot of vacuums can reach. In less than five minutes you'll find out what color your carpet's *actually* been the whole time!

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An embarrassing confession: I do not have a pet, but I shed like nobody's business. My hair gets so ingrained in the carpet that a vacuum truly does nothing for it, so I often was just unrooting clumps of hair from the floor with my hands (sorry for the visual). I bought this broom and it immediately started pulling it up GOBS of hair. My carpet like, genuinely changed color (turns out the pink was supposed to be much pinker, whoops). Anyway, do with that semi-horrifying information what you will — you can read my full review of the pet hair broom for more deets.

Promising review: "This thing is seriously the BEST broom ever! We recently took out the carpet in our living room and put laminate in, which is lovely but good lord there are dust bunnies and it doesn't help that we have a ton of animals so the hair is just flying around left and right. Not only does this work well on the hard floors, but I used it in our bedroom which still has carpet in it. I had vacuumed a few days before, but I figured why not try it! Well, holy crap! This thing picked up even more hair that was embedded in the carpet! Works super well on those difficult rugs that are a pain to vacuum as well. But the main reason I bought it was because I hated how the normal broom would just push hair around on the laminate and not where I wanted it to go, whereas this rubber one more so holds on to it and doesn't flick it into the air. Buy it!" —MSH

Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

42. A foaming bubble bath with Epsom salts to help relieve aching muscles and chamomile essential oils to help relax your (justifiably) tired brain.

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Promising review: "Simply put, this foaming bath wash is among the best I have ever experienced! The scent is absolutely divine! The exhilarating scent is very strong, yet it is not overbearing at all! The quality is superb — this stuff is thick and a little goes a very long way! It lasts forever! And of course, the value is phenomenal! This is far better than any other foaming bath wash in this price range and honestly, I find it compares to the far more expensive (3x-4x the price) higher end luxury (overpriced) brands. I have used Dr. Teal's Bath Products for years, and they are always consistently amazing!" —Aaron J. Gedes

Get it from Amazon for $11.65 (available in four scents).

43. A makeup brush-cleaning shampoo for brushes, applicators, and makeup sponges that will get them all squeaky clean *without* leaving any oily residue.

buzzfeed editor's before and after photos of their makeup brushes looking much cleaner after using the shampoo
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Plus, this environmentally-friendly brand comes in tree-free packaging made of cotton and bamboo!

Promising review: "Best, most affordable brush and sponge shampoo on the market! No joke, I have tried everything; even homemade hacks like dish detergent mixed with olive oil. Nothing works like this brush shampoo. Don't waste your money on the Beauty Blender soap and other big-name brands." —Lily

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

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