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    35 Splurge-Worthy Items That'll Be Useful All Year

    Once you take the ~plunge~ on these, you'll use 'em 365 days a year. I PROMISE.

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    1. A white noise machine that'll come to the rescue in more ways than one. It'll help you drift off to sleep peacefully (goodbye, restless nights) *and* make it possible to concentrate, even if you're in a loud environment. It has ~ten~ fan and ambient sounds for you to pick from — your days of tossing and turning are OVER.

    2. A Michael Todd cleansing brush, because this'll completely upgrade your beauty routine by doubling the effectiveness of your favorite face wash. It boasts ~six sonic speeds~ to remove makeup, exfoliate your pores, and overall improve your complexion's clarity. Dare I say, you'll look FORWARD to washing your face.

    3. A subscription to Nordstrom's Trunk Club so your wardrobe can be curated by an actual personal stylist. Feeling like a celeb has never been so easy — you just fill out a profile, chat with your *new stylist*, and review their picks before they're sent to you! Tl;dr: looking on-trend and high-fashion year-round is now super accessible.

    4. A portable personal blender for always having delicious smoothies ~on hand~ to fight mid-afternoon slumps that you WON'T have to run out and buy. Aka, this'll save you money in the long run now that you can make your own! Win, win.

    5. A set of weight bangles that'll easily amplify your regular workouts whenever you feel like a challenge. You can add 'em to any kind of exercise — running, barre, spin, and, heck, even walking! Basically, they're like dumbbells but allow a freer range of motion.

    6. A Revlon one-step hair dryer and styling brush, because your wrist is TIRED and wants you to straighten your hair in a more timely manner. Enter this bb with three heat and speed settings, and ionic bristles to evenly distribute its straightening power — meaning your tresses will be dry AND blowout-worthy well before it's time for work.

    7. A weighted blanket that'll apply *just* enough pressure to drastically improve your sleeping habits. Reviewers swear this helps them anxiety, stress, and insomnia thanks to its comforting weight. If it could talk, it would assure you that a) the Boogeyman isn't real and b) no, you did NOT reply all on that email thread.

    8. Or! A Buffy comforter, because this is the perfect option for anyone who's JUST TOO HOT to sleep through the night, no matter what season it is. It's made with super soft, temperature-regulating eucalyptus fiber that was designed with sweaty sleepers in mind (🙋) so you stay nice and dry 'til sunrise.

    9. A Dermaflash dermaplaning tool so you can painlessly exfoliate dead skin cells, build-up debris, and peach fuzz to maintain smooth, glowing skin. You can even use this to upkeep your brows' desired shape — all while improving your skin's tone and texture.

    10. An Echo Dot for basically having your very own personal assistant, with the exception that Alexa won't require a salary. But she WILL play music, control home devices, read you the news, make calls, answer random questions, set timers and alarms, and MORE. Heck, she'll even call you an Uber.

    11. An Aquis microfiber towel to cut the time it takes to air dry your hair *in half* so you can use less heat when styling your hair. Plus! It's gentler than a traditional cotton towel, so you and your hair are both happy and in one piece — no breakage here!

    12. An Eero home WiFi system that'll replace your traditional wifi router to make your internet faster, more reliable, and just all-around easier — installation is simply plugging it into an outlet. Did I mention how much faster your internet will be? SO LONG, buffering.

    13. A supportive bralette lauded by the DD+ community for its barely-there fabric (au revoir, underwire) and ability to provide HOURS and HOURS of lift and structure. I hereby proclaim you *should* wear this every single day to live in comfortable bliss.

    14. A ventilated memory foam pillow with gel-infused dual side covers, because this'll keep up with the seasons to prevent you from feeling too hot or cold. It features a "cool side" with 50% ice fabric *and* a "warm side" with 35% lyocell, meaning you'll never have to wake up to flip your pillow AGAIN.

    15. A Phillips Sonicare electric toothbrush so you can reach the pinnacle of oral care. It works to drastically improve gum health and remove plaque and staining (which in turn will naturally whiten your teeth). AND! It features two buttons — one to turn on and one to switch between modes — so you can choose cleaning modes more easily and without splattering your mirror.

    16. An Onsen nail care kit for maintaining shiny, strong nails and repairing dry cuticles without the need for professional manis. The cuticle cream uses seaweed, aloe vera, shea butter, and vitamin E to deeply nourish your nail beds so even if you pick, your fingers will quickly recover. And! The buffing block shapes and shines brittle nails so they always look *well-groomed*.

    17. A Kindle Paperwhite that'll make it possible to indulge in your favorite reads whenever, wherever. It's SUPER thin and lightweight so you can easily fit it in any bag, plus its screen dimmer allows you to stay with Jane and Mr. Rochester while your partner sleeps.

    18. A Saalt menstrual cup, because this'll free you from uncomfortable tampons, save you moolah, and decrease the amount of times you need to ~freshen up~. Honestly, if it wasn't for the whole period thing this bb would purely be a delight.

    19. An Instant Pot so you can streamline cooking, aka what's probably stopping you from breaking up with daily takeout. You just need to muster the energy to toss everything into the pot, set the timer, and leave. It'll do all the hard work and maybe even inspire you to try exciting new recipes.

    20. A set of delicate hoop earrings for having not one, but THREE pretty staples you can wear with every single outfit you own. They'll never go out of style, are super light, and are small enough to keep in all the time if you're one to never change earrings (it me).

    21. A memory foam seat cushion that'll make sure back pain won't distract you when the daily 4 p.m. *slump* hits at work. This'll help improve your posture, maximize comfort (hello, molding and padding), and perhaps even make you happy to be at your desk. AND it responds to the heat of your body.

    22. An Away carry-on suitcase because this'll make traveling feel like ~first class~, at least on your way to the plane. It basically solves every airport woe with its durable hard shell, ejectable battery to charge your phone, TSA-approved combo lock (no more fitting your suitcase in the bathroom stall), and 360° spinner wheels. You might start booking trips just to use this.

    23. An insect catcher so you can stay far, FAR away from spiders who come for an unexpected visit. If you're one to do the cup and envelope trick because you don't like to squish bugs, this'll make life easier for you.

    24. A Daniel Wellington metal mesh watch for a timeless accessory that'll make every work, casual, or whatever outfit instantly look more polished. Will you wear this every day? YEP. Is this a practical gift you should definitely treat yourself to? Double yep.

    25. A pair of build-your-own leggings that'll feel practically ~custom-made~ — and they are! You pick the size, waistband (cross-, medium-, or high-waist), inseam length, and style (capri, full-length, or yoga pant). Whatever kind of workouts you like, you can design these bbs with those in mind.

    26. An air purifier, because this'll capture allergens, pet hair, dander, mold, and even odor (goodbye, litter box stink) so your home finally feels CLEAN all the time. Its three-in-one filtration system effectively improves your indoor air quality — something anyone with shedding pets knows is a year-round ~situation~.

    27. A Le Creuset dutch oven so you can join the bandwagon of people who SWEAR by this high-end kitchenware brand (including Julia Child, just saying). And for good reason — not only will this look ::chef kisses fingers:: in your kitchen, but it's designed with high-quality cooking in mind. Its durable interior browns meat evenly and quickly, cooks food beautifully, and works on every kind of stovetop (even outdoor grills up to 500°F).

    28. A self-charging robot vacuum for maintaining a spotless home without doing any of the actual work — it even automatically increases its suction when extra strength is needed. Plus! It's designed to be ~super quiet~, meaning dust bunnies will be handled without interrupting your shows. Priorities.

    29. An attachable wine aerator that'll drastically upgrade the taste of your cheap vino right out of the bottle thanks to its ability to infuse oxygen and release its ~aromas~. You just got a lifetime of quality wine without actually spending the cash.

    30. A gel-infused memory foam mattress topper, because this'll ensure you sleep year-round in absolute bliss. It distributes your weight evenly to align your spine and alleviate pressure points, *and* it's infused with ~temperature-regulating~ gel beads to prevent overheating. Who needs sheep with this?!

    31. A pair of Everlane block heels specifically designed for people who have to stay on their feet all day, so you can rely on dressy shoes that you can actually wear 24/7 — I SWEAR. Plus, they go with literally everything so you'll get your money's worth and more.

    32. A set of wireless earbuds to wish cumbersome headphones adieu in favor of a high-quality, hands-free listening experience. AND their waterproof level can withstand rain and sweat, meaning Beyoncé won't be stopped by a little precipitation (as if she'd ever).

    33. A pair of Ray-Ban retro sunglasses for an easy way to look trendy and polished with minimal effort, no matter what time of year (or outfit, for that matter!). They're stylish yet timeless so you can feel safe investing in higher-end sunnies — especially because they're designed to last years to come.

    34. A desk organizer that'll forever prevent your workspace from drowning in clutter — SUPER important when it comes to focusing. It'll also just be a good excuse to make your desk look nicer in general...maybe now you'll look forward to work?

    35. A Caraa tote bag designed to feel like a puffy cloud — and indeed, it does! It's more stylish than most gym bags, looks compact even when stuffed to the brim, and has pockets galore (labeled for dirty clothes, clean clothes, water, and even an umbrella) to organize all your belongings. The best part: it's waterproof!

    You giving YOURSELF permission to splurge, because you are a GROWNUP and don't need to call your mom first:

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