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    39 Things Your Friends Will Probably Buy Right After You Do

    It's time to become the cat hammock/hot sauce/light therapy lamp influencer you were always meant to be.

    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 pair of wireless sleep headphones so versatile you can use them for everything from playing white noise to fall asleep or blasting music on a run — 110% would not be surprised if half the neighborhood outfits themselves with them by the end of winter.

    people wearing the sleep headphones to sleep, do yoga, run, and in an exercise class

    Promising review: "I love this headband. The band is comfortable in the head. Super easy to set up and connect to your phone, even on iPhones. The earphone can easily be adjusted and place right by your ears. Charging port is located on the rear end of the headband but you wouldn't even feel it existing. The sound quality is good. And the controls are very satisfying to press. I'm in with love this headband!" —Nico

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    2. A CurlCap, a satin-lined backless adjustable cap designed with natural hair and updos in mind, so you never have to worry about your hair snagging or getting damaged. The question is less if your friends are going to get them too and more whether or not you should get different colors or match.


    CurlCap is a Black-owned apparel company founded by Britney Sade that specializes in caps designed for natural hair with an open back and flexible scrunchie design.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these hats! They fit over my natural hair and my braids. They are so well made and stay on no matter what I do!!!!" —Lori Henderson

    Get it from Curl Cap on Etsy for $19.99 or Amazon for $19.98 (available in 11 styles).

    3. A rechargeable hand warmer complete with double-sided heat and three different heat settings that'll make you the envy of everyone gritting their teeth through the winter cold.


    Psst — this is USB rechargeable, and you can even use a power bank or your phone to charge it!

    Promising review: "This hand warmer is amazing! My hands are constantly cold and I've tried all sorts of products to help keep them warm but nothing has worked until now. I charge the hand warmer every night with a standard USB charger and the next day, I have hours of warmth. The three temperature settings are very helpful — I use the highest setting when I'm outdoors for long periods of time and the lower settings when I'm indoors (e.g. sitting at my desk or in a cold movie theater). I've already given hand warmers as gifts to several cold-handed friends and family members and they're loving it as well. I hope Ocoopa comes out with a foot warmer next!" —Riva Kupritz

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in six colors).

    4. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover that works its magic on your glass in just 20 seconds, sparing you the infamous Post-Wine Headache and allergic reactions. It'll be hard *not* to shout from the rooftops about that (especially since unlike everyone else, you don't have a one-glass-of-wine hangover anymore!!).

    Reviewer image of glass of red wine with a bottle of Drop It, along with a caption explaining that it's been working

    It's also a lot more cost-effective and environmentally-friendly than wine wands or other competitors — a single bottle of this can be used to treat up to 55 glasses of wine, as opposed to wands that can only do a few glasses each before they get tossed. Plus, this is a heck of a lot easier to use if you want to drink out at a restaurant without pulling out a "wine wand" and calling attention to yourself. Drop It recommends 1-2 drops for each glass of white wine, 2-3 for a glass of red, and 7-9 if you're treating the whole bottle at once. Once it's in the glass, swirl lightly for 20 seconds, and you should be raring to go!

    Promising review: "For many years, I have been that friend that always says 'no thanks, I can't drink wine.' Even one small small glass would give me the worst migraine. So I gave up. Several weeks ago, I happened across an ad for Drop It and thought I might as well give it a shot. I took a big risk the day it arrived and had two huge glasses of red wine that I knew would give me a massive migraine the next day. It just so happened I had a midterm that next morning too — so the stakes were high. I woke up feeling fantastic. Since then I have repeated the experiment (to make sure it wasn't a fluke) and found that no matter how much wine I drink, as long as I use the drops, I don't have a migraine the next day. I'm so pleased to have found something that makes wine drinking possible and enjoyable again! I have nothing but great things to say about the product. It's easy to use and very discreet. I visited some friends last week and we spent a few hours at a wine bar. It was easy to add my drops. I took a small taste of the wine before adding the drops and found that it did not alter the taste at all. Thanks for a great product and a great buying experience. I will be back for more." —Mackenzie

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    5. 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, then shout about to all your fellow glasses-wearing buds.

    A reviewer image of a person wearing unfogged glasses with their face mask holding up the spray

    Promising review: "This product works great and is easy and quick to apply. It has solved a big problem for me while wearing masks. Since I anticipate having to use a mask for sometime, I will be using this product for a while and can see having it on hand thereafter for situations as they arise. I have not tried it on mirrors in the bathroom yet but do not see why it should not work. This is not a big problem for me however. I find that it lasts about two days before I have to reapply. I have anti-glare lenses and have not had any problem. I definitely plan to reorder. The product arrived quickly; earlier than expected." —Sandra Seibel

    Get it from Amazon for $10.55.

    6. A pair of sherpa-lined joggers so warm and comfortable that whoops, they just became your only personality trait, so your squad will pretty much *have* to get on board.


    Promising review: "These are the most awesome and warm sweats ever. Love the fit, fabric, and style with zippered pockets. So nice to have a zippered pocket as I actually wear these to work on cold days. I work outside and love the comfort of this pant. Not to mention the great feel on the inside. I have washed them several times and they come out perfect and do not shrink either. I loved them so much I bought two other pairs in different colors. Only thing is I wish they would do them in Blue. These also don't overheat you like you would think...I just maintain a nice warm temperature . They are really a nice quality too. They arrived totally flattened and I thought what the heck but it is just the vacuum packing and they bounce right out and feel GREAT! Think the sizing was correct too. So nice to have it be right from the get go. Would be great after a day of skiing or outdoor winter activity to take off the chill and relax in. Bring on the cold!!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in women's sizes XS-XL and eight colors).

    7. A set of Bauble Bar face masks you can get in a ton of chic prints, all of which your friends will probably be sporting within the next two weeks.

    Bauble Bar

    Type Of Fit: Elastic ear loops

    Pocket For Filter: No

    Fabric Type: Cotton

    Shipping Time: Standard shipping

    Get a two-pack from Bauble Bar for $12 (available in eight color combinations).

    8. A set of affordable, highly popular (seriously, these have nearly 40,000 popular reviews) wireless Bluetooth earbuds all of your roommates want to buy so that they too can finally do at-home workouts without blasting Beyoncé through the apartment when half the place is asleep.

    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: "The earbuds worked seamlessly and well out of the box. I use them while hiking the hills with my dogs and when working at my desk – I can still hear outside noises when needed for safety, but can listen to music without disturbing others. The earbuds are comfortable even during exercise, and they fit securely. Using the earbuds as a headset with my cell phone is easy as well. I do have to experiment with how they handle the Google assistant. The audio quality is at least stereo hi-fi, and the earbuds paired easily with both my phone and laptop. Wireless charging and having a large backup power source for the phone are terrific features." —Jawpar

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

    9. A Pet House candle designed to quickly mask miscellaneous pet odors and smoke so effectively that it'll be a miracle if you post about anything else in the group chat again.

    A lavender green tea candle

    Promising review: "These are the BEST candles for homes with dogs. We have five dogs (yup, five) ranging from a 6-lb Chihuahua to a 95-lb Lab. All are rescues and two are seniors. Senior dogs tend to be a little more stinky. These candles are amazing. Even when not lit with the lid off they make the house smell like fresh cut flowers. Light just one and the whole upstairs smells like lilacs. It’s magic. There’s no chemical scent, it really smells like fresh flowers. I’m not a fan of labels on candles, and this one peels off really easily and leaves no sticky residue. You’re left with a beautiful, clean looking, fresh smelling, dog funk eliminating and even-burning candle." —Laurel

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

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

    10. A rose gold, flameless rechargeable electric lighter made with a long stem so you and your candle squad (we all have multiples of those, right?) can light all your beloved three-wick candles without wasting matches or gas.

    A rose gold lighter with an electric current
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    This also comes in other pretty colors, but I am especially partial to this one because I bought it for my parents (their kitchen is entirely pink and one of my favorite places on Earth), and this was SO EASY to use — not to mention super safe! I'm a big weenie about fire (lol, self-preservation) so I've always stuck to extended arm gas lighters, but this is much better for the environment (plus cuter), so I feel a lot better about using it.

    Promising review: "Wow. This thing is amazing. Small and so easy to use. My husband kept saying it won’t actually light anything and was blown away when it did. We lit candles and paper to use as tinder with absolutely no effort. No fuel needed. Just a quick recharging. And no waste in throwing away those huge and never easy to use butane sticks. Love love it. Easy buying process so I would recommend everyone buy one." —Diane Bold

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

    11. Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea Curl Defining Creme made with coconut oil, shea butter, aloe, and avocado oil help define and moisturize curls without buildup, so the next time you load Zoom everyone will pull out a pad to learn your routine and take notes. This medium-hold creme is ideal for wash 'n gos, twist, or braid outs.

    A model holding the product
    Eden BodyWorks

    Eden BodyWorks is a Black woman-owned business established in 2004 that specializes in natural products to nurture, restore, and maintain hair. Reviewers with 2C through 4C hair mention it working well for them!

    Promising review: "This curl defining creme is really good, and I consider it a must have. I have 4a, high density, low porosity, coarse hair. This gives my hair great definition and moisture. I think it works best as a part of the LCO method. Personally, I dampen my hair with water, apply this creme, and then follow up with a little bit of apricot or sweet almond oil. It doesn't mix well with products from other brands or other products in general other than oil, but that's not a bad thing considering you don't need anything else. Would definitely recommend this over curl defining cremes from other brands." —Crh

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47 or from Eden Bodyworks for $9.25.

    12. A dainty beaded face mask chain you can snap right into your mask to keep it on your person while you're driving in the car between errands and start a new rainbow trend 🌈.

    Firefly Feeling Bright/Etsy

    Firefly Feeling Bright is a Florida-based Etsy shop established in 2019 that specializes in artisanal jewelry.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this, I wear it everyday at work. Super easy and great quality." —mary schmidt

    Get it from Firefly Feeling Bright on Etsy for $7.

    13. A sparkling-wine saver that will keep your bubblies bubbling so you can pop your prosecco any day of the week and know you won't have to waste one single drop. I personally was convinced to buy this by multiple friends, and have since made it my mission to sing its praises in every single key.

    A model sealing and then pumping the saver cap on a bottle of wine
    Amazon / Via

    It's honestly spooky how long the bubbles stay when you pop this in; I've walked away from wine and opened it a full week later with everything tasting the exact same. I told myself I was a Red Wine Lady my whole life because it was easier to save for later, but now that I don't live in constant fear of wasting the bubbly stuff, I am an All Wine Lady and have finally achieved my truest form.

    Promising review: "This product was a real surprise for me, I was never able to keep my bubblies as fresh and bubbly after the first opening. Three days later, and my expensive Brut tastes just as nice. Frankly, this is probably going to become my go-to gift from now on... pair a nice bottle to it and voila! Thumbs up!" —RonBY

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of the wine saver here!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.97.

    14. A pair of affordable winter boots that actually deliver on traction — these anti-slip soles have made me, a certifiable Clumsy Individual, feel a lot more steady on my feet walking in the snow and icy pavement, and I've been telling all my fellow klutzes about them ever since.

    Amazon, Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    I only got these because it was a Black Friday sale because for some reason I am very resentful about purchasing boots (I love sneakers too much to function), but now that I've worn them I would have paid full price and then some. They're ridiculously comfortable, keep my feet warm and dry, and I felt very secure walking in them on a day with fresh snow and the day after, when the sidewalks were icy. There was no break-in period, either, which I appreciate because I tend to go on long walks. There are no half sizes and some reviewers suggested leaning toward your lower size if you're usually a half — this was true for me! They run a smidge large.

    Promising review: "I purchased these to wear while walking my dog 1+ miles daily, and wanted to feel safe walking in the snow and ice. The anti slip tread on these boots did not disappoint. They are sturdy and allow me to walk without any slipping. My feet stay warm while walking through snow and ice sludge in the street." —lovetoshop

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in women's sizes 5-11 and six colors).

    15. A super popular time-marked water bottle you can get in a bajillion different colors, so your whole friend group can match while y'all try to hit your water intake goals each day. It's designed to fit into car cup holders and has a button by the mouthpiece to pop the cap off for easy access.,

    It's also BPA-free and comes equipped with a flip top lid for protection from germs and debris and a silicone, leakproof spout for easy drinking flow.

    Promising review: "I love the finish on the bottle! I hate holding wet water bottles and this does NOT sweat! It also holds two full bottles of 16.9-oz. packages water bottles so it’s very easy to get my full water intake on the go! Easy to carry, fits in my car's cup holders perfectly (not big at all like some water bottles). I got the ombré purple to teal and it’s very true to color. Easy to clean, wide enough for bottle brushes, and the straw stays put. I also love how I just push the little button by the mouthpiece and it just pops open quick for easy drinking (if you’re driving and don’t need to be messing around opening bottles😉). Highly recommend this water bottle. For the price, it’s amazing! Keeps my water cool for hours too." —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 13 colors).

    16. A Nintendo Switch skin everyone in your Animal Crossing circle will want to get their hands on faster than Tom Nook can say, "That'll be a bajillion bells."

    A Nintendo Switch with a skin that is pastel '90s inspired shapes
    Switch Skin/Etsy

    Switch Skin is a North Carolina-based Etsy shop established in 2019 that specializes in Switch skins, decals, stickers, and accessories.

    Promising review: "This was literally perfect. I thought I bought a shell or a new switch after I put it on. The quality surpassed expectations and I plan on buying more in the future! I'm definitely gonna show this shop off to my friends!" —Fiyori Takeshi

    Get it from Switch Skin on Etsy for $10.95+ (available for the Joycon, Console, Dock, or combinations of two or all three).

    Check out the rest of Switch Skin's designs for over 200 other options!

    17. A bunch of Miracle-Gro "food spikes" so effective you'll want to put your before and after pics of your dying plants on a billboard for your fellow plant parents to see. 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.

    A model pressing a food spike into a plant's soil

    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.

    18. An adorable We Rate Dogs daily calendar so darn cute you'll end up sending each page to the group chat every morning until they all end up with the cuteness on their desks, too.

    A daily tear off calendar with a picture of a cute dog on it and a little blurb about it

    Promising review: "I gave this to our daughter for her birthday and then LEARNED that there is a website to get one every day! I love this calendar. I looked at every picture. It is a combination of hilarious, lovely, charming pictures of dogs with the best captions under each one. Thank you to everyone who is involved in this effort. It made me smile and laugh out loud. Just what we all really need (well, some of us need this). I just ordered two more to give right now." —B. Stuart

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. Glossier's Cloud Paint blush, which I personally love because it feels like fingerpainting your face. It's thick enough for a noticeable glow, but subtle enough that you don't have to be super precise about it — basically every time I complained about makeup being too hard, a friend rec'd it to me, and I've neeeever looked back.


    Promising review: "I recently purchased Cloud Paint in Dusk and I'm amazed by how easy it is to make this product look really pretty and natural. I've never worn blush or bronzer or anything like that before, so I was concerned that I wouldn't know how to make this look good. I'm thrilled to report that it blends perfectly and is really buildable like the skin tint and stretch concealer. Like other Glossier products, this one seems perfect for makeup minimalists--people who aren't comfortable in heavy makeup but who like to have fun with their look. I can't wait to try more colors!" —B

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Glossier's Cloud Paint for more deets!

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

    20. A detangling brush with an easy-to-hold handle that's so effective on all hair types that it's amassed over 17,000 5-star reviews on Amazon — in other words, you're about to make this bb TikTok-famous.

    This brush is designed to work on all hair types, but reviewers with 2C through 4C hair say it has worked well for them. It also works on wet *and* dry hair, so you don't have to time out your brushing.

    Promising review: "My daughter has a lot of hair that tangles very easily. Her knots get so bad that they needed to be cut from her head at times and even after cut those knots would not come undone despite pulling with all of our might. To me that was evidence that her hair is just impossible. Then we came across this brush. We saw a commercial for a different brand but when I logged onto Amazon I saw that this brush had far better reviews and has been around for quite some time. I ordered it and was not sure what to expect as many other detangling brushes simply failed even after adding large amounts of leave in conditioner and detangling spray to her hair. Lo and behold, this brush does as it promises. IT WORKS! My daughter went from dreading getting her hair brushed to doing it herself. She is 5 and says this brush is relaxing. I highly recommend this product. It will save you time, money and sanity. It should say NO MORE TEARS FOR PARENT AND CHILD." —Nicole W.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.88 (available in five colors).

    21. An Orolay jacket, aka *the* Amazon coat, complete with sherpa-lined hood. You may have noticed a lot of people wearing it last year when it first got popular and it truly lives up to its cozy hype. I can speak from experience when I say once one person gets it, the whole friend group wants to get on board.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed, Amazon

    TBH, it is the warmest, most functional coat I've ever owned. It's like being snuggled everywhere you go?? A gift that will just keep on giving and giving. Also the POCKETS ON THIS THING. I genuinely feel like a one-woman clown car pulling out all the things I've snuck in there. I don't use a purse in the winter, everything just very snugly and securely fits in one of the zippered pockets (and the side pockets are SO warm for your hands).

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying, my husband says that I am obsessed with coats!! I saw this on a lightning deal during the holiday season and thought it was so unique I had to have it!! Out of probably 20 winter coats, this is now my absolute favorite!! I can't even begin to tell you how much I love this coat, love everything about it! The quality is outstanding! I have had every expensive brand name winter coat, but have never ever had one that has kept me this warm! I I'm not even looking forward to the warmer months because I don't want to put this coat away!! Waiting for another deal, so that I can order it in a couple more colors!! Every time I wear it, I get at least one, 'I love your coat!!' Oh and I should mention, the customer service department was outstanding. I had a question in December, during the holiday season, and they responded within 15 minutes of my email and had everything resolved!! How does that happen during the busiest season of the year?" —Suzi Linthorst

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in sizes XXS-5X and 13 colors).

    22. A mesh body exfoliator from LuvScrub that'll knock all your loofahs and washcloths out of the park — its large size and unique texture help smooth and clean skin all over your body, including hard-to-reach places like your back, so you can get the kind of post-exfoliation glow everyone around you will want for themselves.

    A black mesh exfoliating cloth
    LuvScrub / Via

    LuvScrub is a Black-owned beauty brand that specializes in mesh exfoliators influenced by creator Ghanaian-American Caroline Owusu-Ansah's childhood using this type of mesh like many West Africans. Her version is meant to replace loofahs and washcloths as a more full-body effective, long-lasting, and bacteria-avoidant option.

    Get it from LuvScrub for $18.

    23. A window-suctioning cat hammock so darn precious that the moment you 'gram it your DMs are going to be flooded with people demanding a link.

    A cat resting in a hammock attached to the window with four suction cups

    Promising review: "Wonderful! I have large cats and they fit nicely on here. It attaches very securely to the window. It took my kitties like two-ish weeks before they trusted it but now one is on it all the time and I will be buying a second for my second cat. Also, to put higher up on the window too!" —Derek

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    24. A bottle of Truff hot sauce, which is basically what happens when truffles and gourmet hot sauce have a ridiculously decadent baby with a *ton* of Instagram clout. Be the hot sauce influencer you want to see in the world.

    The sauce drizzled on popcorn

    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! If you haven’t tried it ... do it." —Gaby olin

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98.

    25. Essence's Lash Princess mascara for instant length so effective, affordable, and truly luxe-feeling, you might just collect your friends' addresses and send it directly to them.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    Hello, that is my face above, because I bought into the hype of over 35,000 positive reviews and now I will never look back!! Putting it on is like giving my eyelashes butterfly wings. It doesn't get clumpy, it stays put ALL the live long day (I spent all of this ridiculously hot pandemic summer wearing it, so I can speak to that), and you can apply it on very lightly if you don't want it to look so dramatic, or continue applying for longer lashes each time.

    Promising review: "I have to be honest, for a 'cheap' three-pack mascara, I did NOT have high expectations. These, however, exceeded my expectations and went MUCH MUCH farther. I had been buying a certain $25/tube brand (rhymes with truepique) and I like these just as much!! I’m saving a TON of money and like my lashes just as much." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    26. A lightweight, faux-leather tote so versatile, it'll last through every season and Instagram pose. If people aren't asking about it by then, they certainly will when they get a peek at its perfect wee side pockets.


    Promising review: "I honestly was very scared to order such a plain purse. But let me tell you it may look thin and nonsturdy, 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 $12.29 (available in 48 colors).

    27. A set of Golden Girls-themed shot glasses so you can post a "tag yourself, I'm Blanche" and instead get a bunch of responses asking where the heck you got them.

    Clear shot glasses with images of the faces of each of the four Golden Girls on them

    Get it from Toynk for $23.99 (plus free shipping!).

    28. A sweet personalized beaded bracelet that basically *screams* "let's get matching friendship bracelets," especially because they are fully customizable by name, charm, and length ✨.

    A beaded bracelet that spells out the name Danielle
    Designed In Neverland/Etsy

    Designed In Neverland is a Michigan-based, Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2019 that specializes in dainty themed and personalized bracelets.

    Psst — you can buy multiple bracelets to form a phrase or a sentence, and chat with the seller about other customizable options if you have more in mind!

    Promising review: "The bracelets I ordered are even more gorgeous in person!!! I ordered three beaded name bracelets, one of which has rainbow beads and the other two have pink beads, both options are adorable. My bracelets shipped on time and arrived quickly. I ordered a 7.5-inches in size because I can't stand tight bracelets, and the sizing is perfect!! I will be ordering again in the future." —Gina Mola

    Get it from Designed In Neverland on Etsy for $14+ (available in nine colors and 11 sizes).

    29. A pair of sleek touchscreen-friendly gloves — you'll be so fast keeping up with the group chat even in the cold that everyone will demand to know your ~secret~. (🎶 Maybe they're born with it, maybe it's functional winter gear 🎶)

    Promising review: "It's getting colder and when I went to grab my gloves, they weren't there. Not sure where they went, but no big deal...I'll get on Amazon. I like the knit-type stretchy gloves for light duty, all purpose, daily use in nonarctic temps. These are the perfect gloves for that. The little rubber pattern that helps with grip is a great feature that I've not had on previous gloves like this. The one feature I saw that these gloves were advertised as having was the ability to use them with touchscreens. This was low on my list of needs and if it didn't work, it wouldn't be a deal breaker for me. When I first put them on, I looked at them and immediately thought there was no way they would be effective at this. I picked up my iPhone and they worked flawlessly. I've since tried them on my iPad and touch screen in my truck and they work just like my bare fingers. If you look at the tips of all the fingers, there's a very slight shade of color difference. Not sure how it works...but it works! I'm going to buy a few more pair so that next year, I'll have backups and even another pair for good measure. I'm also going to buy a few as gifts for Christmas. These are great gloves at a GREAT price!" —Rob Davis

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

    30. 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. Every friend group needs a Caffeine Master to keep them up to date with coffee hacks, and now you are decidedly it.

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

    Promising review: "I have been drinking caffeinated beverages everyday for half my life. Usually brewing hot then cooling it down with ice which was quite a process to do every morning. Then I came across this cold brew pitcher and thought I'd give it a try. It's great, easy to use and clean, very convenient, lasts for a couple weeks, I love it! Making a pitcher of coffee take less time than a normal brewer and makes enough for at least one cup a day for about a week, depending on how much coffee concentrate is used. I haven't used my normal coffee or espresso machine since I got this cold brew system. The coffee seems to taste better as well, not a huge difference but it's somewhat noticeable."Birnbaum

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    31. Plus a set of Bottle Bright tablets so you can easily clear all those caked-on stains in your bottles, travel mugs, and even coffee makers without scrubbing them into eternity — good thing this comes with six tablets, because once you start showing off the before and afters, *everyone's* gonna want to try.

    a before image of the inside of a stained mug, a during image of it with soapy water, and an after image with it clean

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! Natural, biodegradable, effective and easy to use! I have multiple Hydro Flasks and reusable water bottles, the oldest ones being six years old. I use to have trouble cleaning out the lingering scents from the liquids they hold, so I have them designated for coffee/tea only, water only, wine only, etc. Got these cleaning tablets. Popped one into my horribly-stained tea/coffee Hydro Flask overnight. And it was scentless and clean in the morning!" —Kat

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $8.

    32. A personalized Disney shirt that lets you choose the names and the icons on it, so you can start a glorious chain of Disney-loving BFFs getting matching shirts together ❤️.

    A white t-shirt with Minnie and Mickey on it that says "Megan & David"

    Get it from Levi's for $25 (available in women's sizes XS-XL, in black and white, and in 20 prints, including Disney, Snoopy, and Hello Kitty).

    33. A vitamin C-based face serum for brighter, firmer skin that can also help reduce pores and redness, with results so satisfying you won't just want to tell everyone in your circle about it, but maybe? Even write? A song??

    Reviewer image of day one face and their face after two weeks, with more of an even tone and refresh

    Promising review: "I bought this because I heard it worked well to use after derma rolling. This serum really helps to tighten your skin! I've used it for about two weeks now. I have an oily T-zone, and it dried my skin out in that area after about four days — to the point where my skin was flaky. I decided to alternate with a moisturizer for the day and to use this stuff at night, and now my skin looks amazing. I can't tell you how much I've tried and spent over the years trying to shrink my pores as I have always been self-conscious about my sebaceous filaments on my nose and cheeks. I've done chemical peels, facials, enzyme scrubs, you name it. I've come to terms with using face primer to spackle over them LOL. Within 10 days they've pretty much all dried up! I totally didn't expect this result and couldn't be more thrilled. I examine my skin in the mirror closely each time I go into the bathroom. Seriously. This morning I woke up and my skin looked so good that I was upset with myself for a second about falling asleep with my makeup on, and then I remembered that I did wash my face. My skin just looks even and fresh now! Freaking crazy. This serum is absolute gold. Just make sure to not put it around your eyes as it will dry them out big time, and if your skin gets too dry, alternate with a moisturizer (I recommend their vitamin C moisturizer)." —Dana Morningstar

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    34. A color-depositing clenditioner you can either use in the shower to maintain your hair color or even out fading highlights, *or* apply to dry hair for to get a temporary tint all on your own. If the popularity of that color-changing filter on Insta is any indication, everyone in your feed is going to want to be a part of this temporary dye fun.,

    Promising review: "Love it! I already had a bleached ombre style in my hair but wanted to add some color to make quarantine less dreary. I went for the purple. I figured if it didn't deposit a ton of color at least it will take out the brassy tone from my blonde. I did as everyone suggested and applied it to dry hair, I applied it in sections pretty liberally to avoid patchiness. Left it in for 45 minutes. After rinsing it out I applied a few more pumps while I was still in the shower for no other reason than why not? Left it in while I shaved and what not. Rinsed again conditioned for a few minutes to make brushing easier. I know this is a conditioner/cleanser but my hair is pretty dry from the frequent bleaching I always shoot for more moisture. It came out perfect! Even vibrant color (not a deep plum color more of a medium purple) very soft, didn't stain my face, neck, or hands. So far I'm very happy with it. I am hoping it's very temporary and won't be a hassle to get rid of when I get to go back to work." —chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in 18 shades).

    35. A folklore-inspired mug that every fellow Swiftie in your life is about to take a swan dive into Etsy to get to match.

    A white mug with watercolor flowers on the bottom that says "she had a marvelous time ruining everything"
    Mad Woman Wear/Etsy

    Mad Woman Wear is a Tennessee-based Etsy shop established in 2020 that specializes in Taylor Swift-themed merchandise.

    This is my favorite line on the entire folklore album and I have been yelling for moooooonths that I want a mug that both has the line *and* captures the ~aesthetic~, and I am QUITE pleased to say this one does. You can check out an "I come back stronger than a '90s trend" version, too!

    Get it from Mad Woman Wear on Etsy for $22.99.

    36. A selfie ring light with such superior lighting everyone in Zoom game night will text you on the DL to see where they can get one too.

    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 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 $33.99.

    37. A UV-free compact light therapy lamp to mimic the morning sun and give a lil' boost of energy and happiness you'll probably be DMing every coworker about on Slack.

    A model working on a computer next to the small rectangular light propped on a table

    It also comes with a timer, so you 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 $33.99 (get this price by clipping the "$2 off" coupon on the product page).

    38. A mug warmer you'll come to depend on in the mornings so aggressively that you'll start talking about it to friends like it's your child.

    A mug on a black round mug warming surface on a table

    Promising review: "I am currently working from home and I make tea at every hour of every day. I used to own a Mr. Coffee and had lost it during transition of moving so I HAD to get another one. I’m so glad that I did because now my tea stays warm throughout work. There is no adjustment to high and low but I prefer things simple. You just switch it on and it stays on. The plate gets pretty hot which makes my cup hot at the bottom. No issue for me because I don’t have children. I prefer warm tea over piping hot or freezing cold. This little device is my best friend and it’s great. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that loves a 'just right' cup of anything." —Cecy R.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    39. A cropped workout tank with a padded built-in bra so versatile you'll want to pair it with everything in your closet, no doubt prompting a few of your friends to follow suit when they realize you've been low key living in it for weeks.,

    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 $16.99+ (available in women's sizes S-XXL and 19 colors).

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