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    45 Products For People Who Do The Least But Expect The Most To Try In 2021

    Here's to making life a little easier in the new year.

    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 handheld garment steamer that works on all kinds of fabrics, because steaming is WAY easier than ironing. Gone are the days of going out in public with wrinkly clothes just because you're too lazy to pick up an iron. This is an affordable solution and will have all your clothes looking like you just paid to have them pressed at the dry cleaner's.

    reviewer photo showing before and after photo of a white shirt, showing most of the wrinkles have been removed from the shirt after using handheld steamer

    Promising review: "What a fantastic little gadget! I hate ironing. Hate it with a passion. This little miracle worker makes things easier for me. It takes away the wrinkles so quickly. Wow!" —Tes

    Get one from Amazon for $34.97.

    2. A pack of stain-removing pads to lift all the usual culprits (think pee, poop, vomit, wine) straight from your carpet with minimal effort. All you have to do is place a pad on the stain and stomp your little heart out! No, really — they're literally called Stomp-N-Go cleaning pads...

    reviewer photo showing cleaning pads absorbing stains from carpet

    Promising review: "Finally — I find a product that takes very little effort, no scrubbing for hours!!! Just put the pad down, stomp on it, leave it for 24 hours and......presto!!!!!.....all the odor and stain is gone gone gone. Hallelujah!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $24.99.

    3. A splurge-worthy robot vacuum that does all the dirty work for you. With the press of a couple buttons to set its cleaning schedule, this thing'll be off and running — sucking up pesky crumbs and pet hair so you can finally walk barefoot again.,

    Promising review: "Just swept and vacuumed my house yesterday and ran the Roomba for 20 minutes today, LOOK how much hair it found. In 20 minutes! I was on the fence about buying it and SO glad I did. Just got it today but so far so good! It’s amazing!" —Lindsay

    Get it from Amazon for $229 (originally $279.99).

    4. A self-cleaning litter box to automatically remove waste for you, which means you don't have to scoop, clean, or refill it for weeks at a time.

    Each litter box comes with a pre-portioned package of litter that you pour into the tray. After the tray's sensor detects that your cat has left the box, it will clean the tray in 5, 10, or 20 minutes, depending on which setting you choose. When the tray is full, simply remove it and dispose of it.

    Promising review: "This is a really great idea for busy people such as myself. I love cats, but not their litter box. This one is really odor free and does all the dirty work. You will love it. I recommend it to all cat lovers It is a timesaver as well." —Coco

    Get it from Amazon for $169.95.

    5. A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets that make cleaning your water bottles and tumblers less of a headache. If you're the person who just "rinses out" their reusable water bottle once a month with, well, more water, your bottle is likely filled with unwanted bacteria and grime.

    a stained mug before, during, and after cleaning tablets have been inserted, revealing mug is stain-free after use

    These tablets put in all the elbow grease so you don't have to. No scrubbing, stirring, or washing — simply drop them in your bottle with some water and *poof* all the bacteria and grime is gone. They're also biodegradable, chlorine-free, and environmentally safe.

    Promising review: "I have achieved this level of clean by hard scrubbing with tons of vinegar and baking soda, but these tablets just pop in and do all the hard work for you. I drink tea every day but it stains my cup. This has infinitely extended the life of my mugs." —Erin Fleming

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    6. A suction cupholder, so you never have to reach too far for your favorite bevvy while taking a bath or shower.

    reviewer photo showing a can of beer in the suction cupholder

    Reviewers also note that this works for shampoo bottles and other bath products!

    Promising review: "My wife got me this as a Christmas present and I must admit I rolled my eyes when I opened the box. 'That'll never work' I thought to myself. We stuck it on the shower wall that day and have had no issues since. It's still sticking some 60 days later and shows no signs of slipping. It holds beer cans and plastic pint glasses like a boss and for those days when I'm feeling super bourgeois and make a cocktail, but dump it in a Tervis tumbler — it fits too! Shower beers will never be the same again!" —Morgan

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

    7. A bidet because, well, why not!? The technology exists for a reason and we should all be taking advantage of it. Wiping is just one of those things that, frankly, better a machine do it than you yourself.

    product photo showing the bidet attached to a toilet

    Promising review: "The bidet has been around forever and I'm kind of lazy and like the idea of having someone or something do the wiping for me. I own a fleet of cleaning robots after all, how is this different? Let me tell you, my backside is super clean. I use TP to dry and it comes up clean every time. That is a lovely feeling. I give it a 10 of 10 and need another for the other bathroom." —chaas

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in two colors).

    8. A mug warmer so you can stop using the microwave to reheat your cooled beverages, which probably just results in you burning yourself on the mug while your coffee or tea has barely risen a degree.

    reviewer photo showing a mug of tea on the mug warmer

    Promising review: "It's going on a little over a year since I got this coffee warmer and I felt I needed to let everyone know that this is the best coffee warmer I've gotten. I work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and it is on the entire time, five to six days a week. It keeps my tea at just the right temperature — not scalding or room temperature like other warmers I've purchased. The 60-inch cord is long enough to go across my large desk. The hot plate is 3.25 inches in diameter, making it the right size for even my large-bottomed coffee mug. The entire warmer is 5.2" by 8.6", so it's not cumbersome having it sit on my desk. This was a great purchase. I'm glad I got it." —Christin Fern

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    9. A microwave pasta cooker for perfectly al dente pasta in 15 minutes or less. If you're someone who thinks cooking pasta is still too much work, then this will be the most life-changing product you try in the new year.

    Promising review: "I don't want to get all gushy over a pasta maker, but man I really love this gizmo! I try to limit my monthly food expenditures and this microwave pasta cooker helps me work in at least one inexpensive pasta meal every week, if not more. First of all, I like spaghetti either with normal Prego-type sauce or sometimes just with butter and Romano cheese sprinkled on. But I'm lazy and impatient and don't like things that take a long time to make, with a bunch of steps and a big clean up afterward. This cooker is perfect for me. I get the exact amount of correctly measured spaghetti. It's faster than boiling water in a big pot then having to watch and stir the pasta. The pasta comes out perfectly cooked every time and the cleanup is a snap since there's no big pot, no colander, and no spaghetti fork to lift out the pasta." —Smilin Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    10. And an attachable colander to take the strain out of straining. It works with pots, pans, and bowls of any size.

    reviewer photo showing the snap-n-strain in use with a pot of boiled pasta being strained into a sink

    Promising reviews: "This is the coolest kitchen gadget I've bought in a long time. No filling the dishwasher with huge colanders. You snap this on your cooking pot and drain. Then, after a quick wash in the sink and you're done. It holds securely and I've only lost a few noodles over the top edge when the pan was too small for what I was making. I made angel hair pasta fully expecting it to go all through the holes like a regular colander and they didn't even poke through let alone come out!" —Holly B. Nash

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four colors).

    11. An egg cooker that's equipped to magically cook six hard-boiled, soft-boiled, or poached eggs in under 10 minutes. We love mindless cooking.

    reviewer photo showing egg cooker boiling eggs

    Promising review: "It's super easy to use and then just walk away. I love not having to wonder if the eggs are ready or not. It has different settings depending on how you would like them cooked. Would totally buy this again!" —Snorkelmom

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

    12. A set of smart plugs so you can simply say, "Alexa, please turn off the light," because your significant other is completely over having to get out of bed and do it every night.,

    If you don't have an Alexa, these also work with the Gosund app available for download on iPhones and Androids.

    Promising review: "Love these! They have made my life so much easier. I have three lamps and one fan connected to each other. Now, I don’t have to get out of my comfy bed when I forget to turn off something downstairs! Wooo! Tip: Make sure you download the BLUE app (not the green one!) and then the set-up is super easy and quick." —Patricia

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99 (available in a four-pack)

    13. A pair of smartphone gloves that prevent you from having to take one glove off and tuck it under your armpit just so you can successfully place your takeout order on the way home.,

    Promising review: "Bought these gloves because I am a college student in Michigan. The winters are brutal and I usually talk on the phone while I walk to and from class. On really cold days (which are most days in the winter here) my hands ache while holding my phone as I walk to and from classes on campus. I couldn't wear regular mittens because it defeated the purpose when I had to use my touch screen phone. I went on Amazon and found these gloves. They're so cute and warm and work on my phone, I am thoroughly happy with my purchase." —Clair

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes M-XL and 10 colors).

    14. A pair of mop slippers with removable soles perfect for soaking up minor spills in the laziest way possible. If you're anything like me and the spilling of food and beverages is an hourly occurrence, you might just consider permanently gluing these to your feet.

    reviewer wearing mop slippers on their hardwood floors

    Promising Review: "I buy mopping slippers. Yup, that's right. This isn't my first pair... I have a 2-year-old and they're great for mopping up little splashes and drops of water from doing dishes and the extra padding is nice. No paper towels wasted and it's immediate. Plus these are cute. You have to have a sense of whimsy [fun] for this functional novelty item. My last pair did not have this detachable mopping bottom. I enjoy washing the top and bottom parts as I think it's cleaner but it's a nice feature." —G. Kim

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in multiple colors, adult sizes, and kid sizes).

    15. A Waterpik water flosser because tearing a piece of floss and manually threading your teeth is a lot of work, especially after a long day. This is a low effort way to keep your grill in tip-top shape (and your dentist from ridiculing you!). 🦷,

    Promising review: "If you take your oral hygiene seriously, I highly suggest this product. There's so many times I would've skipped flossing from fatigue, this is so quick and effortless, it's amazing. According to the packaging it's more effective than traditional floss. I have two now, one upstairs and one downstairs. I use it twice a day." —Christian

    Get it from Amazon for $67.26+ (available in seven colors).

    16. A self-watering pot and reservoir that minimizes the work involved in being a loving, caring plant parent. All you need to do is fill the reservoir and place the black planter inside — your plant baby will do the rest, taking in only as much water as it needs, when it needs it.

    reviewer photo showing a sprouting plant in a self-watering reservoir pot

    The planters also help ward off pesky insects. 🦟

    Promising review: "I ordered six of these pots originally for my African violet babies and they worked out very well! They're plain which is what I want, clean-looking, and easy to use. Other reviews said they are cheap. They are not. I would rather pay $16-ish for six pots than spend over $80 for pots at my local high-priced garden center (in colors I don't even like). These are also perfect for giving as gifts. I have so many babies now that all of my friends are getting one for the holidays! They also give you a free pair of gardening gloves with your order which is cool!" —Karen Bailey

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $13.55+ (available in two sizes).

    17. Stove counter gap covers, because the chances of you actually pulling out your stove to clean behind it are next to none.

    And don't worry, they're heat-resistant!

    Promising review: "They certainly do the job I got them for. I was concerned that they wouldn't be the correct length, but they're more than long enough. I will cut them to fit. Held off until I was certain of my satisfaction. The finish is matte but looks nice and wipes clean easily. The material they're made of settles into the space between counter and range easily and I don't have any trouble with them shifting positions. I'm happy with this purchase and recommend them to anyone." —STAR STRUCK

    Get a pair from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in three colors and two lengths).

    18. A water mark removing cloth because you're always spilling drinks down the side of your nightstand (that just so happens to be a family heirloom) and you need to get it back in shape before your mother comes over next weekend and discovers your reckless ways.

    Promising review: "Worked wonders! I spilled nail polish remover on my nightstand. This worked like magic! Just rub lightly with the cloth." —JMac

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    19. Non-stick oven liners to catch drips and spills while you're cooking. Have you ever put a frozen pizza in your oven, only for a plume of smoke to emerge and your fire alarms beeping obnoxiously? Yeah, that's probably all the caked up food at the bottom of your oven. These make clean up SO much easier.

    oven liner in bottom of oven catching drippings from a baking pie

    Promising review: "I have a non-self-cleaning oven for the first time in decades. After having an apple pie spill over and spending more than an hour cleaning it up, I purchased these oven liners. What a time-saver. The are easy to cut so they fit perfectly. Because I have a visible heating element, the liner goes right on the oven floor, under the heating element." —Kimberly Barnes-O'Connor

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

    20. And stove burner covers that'll make cleaning just as fool-proof as it is down below. I have a reputation for stirring the stir fry a little too vigorously, so these have already been added to my cart.

    reviewer photo showing burning covers

    Promising review: "Safe and easy. It will go under the fire that will not block your cooking fire. Even some edge touches the fire, it will be burned to white color but not fired up. I also put it inside the dishwasher to wash it. Those are very thin cover but no deformation after running through the regular circle inside my dishwasher. All those are already good enough for me." —buyer

    Get an 8-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    21. A pack of Magic Erasers because, unfortunately, a lil' scrubbing is actually necessary from time to time. At least with these, you'll get the best possible results for each unit of effort exerted — which is more than any other cleaning tool out there.

    reviewer photo showing their glass shower door completely clear on the left side after using a Magic Eraser, and covered in build up on the right side where they have yet to use the Magic Eraser

    Promising review: "This is as magical as unicorns!!! Buy NOW! I use it everywhere... walls, baseboards, mirrors, window panes, cupboards, floors, lamps, glass, faucets... everything looks brand-new. Just got red hair dye that had been there for over a year off the wall in a minute. Made shower glass look brand-new after five years of hard water stains. Tried to show this in photo - left side is cleaned and right side hasn’t been cleaned. This is the cleaning magic wand you’ve always wanted." —Michela

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $13.98.

    22. A pack of Avarelle Acne Cover Patches that'll zap away zits overnight and help prevent picking, which can lead to scars or even more acne. You literally apply the patch and when you wake up the next morning, *poof* — the sebum is sucked right out.

    reviewer before-and-after photo showing zit

    Promising review: "Listen, I am NOT playing. These are fire!!! In other words, if you are looking for a lame product, one that doesn’t work, takes 5 days to get rid of a zit ... you’ve come to the wrong place, go buy something else. These bad boys ZAP your zits gone. Package says minimum of 6 hours to work. This was 3!! I had a hair appointment to go to, but honestly these are so unnoticeable I probably could've worn it in public. 10/10 RECOMMEND." —Samantha

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    23. An avocado slicing tool you can use to split, pit, and slice just as well as your favorite brunch place. It's easy to use and will have your homemade avo toast looking *chef's kiss* day after day.

    reviewer photo showing avocado slicing tool with the pit remover and perfect slices of avocado

    Promising review: "High quality. The feature that sets this apart from cheaper tools is the pit remover. I actually cut my palm and needed stitches removing a pit with a knife. Then someone told me about tools like this. The slicer part also works fine for me and saves a lot of time over manual slicing. Cleanup is simple. Run water over it in the sink. Then, put it in the dinnerware basket in the dishwasher. Great gift idea!" —W.S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. A pack of reusable microfiber makeup removing cloths since you should be wiping your makeup off at night, but sometimes skip out on, because it feels like too much work. These reusable wipes are specifically designed to instantly remove all your makeup (yes, even that waterproof mascara of yours) and are appropriate for all skin types. Excuses = gone.

    Promising review: "I use this everyday! I used to be terrible at taking my makeup off before bed...meaning I didn't! But I also knew it was something I should be doing but I hated washing my face in the sink. I'd get water dripping down my arms and all over the bathroom. Makeup removing wipes left funny residues on my face. BUT THIS IS THE SOLUTION! I just wet it totally in hot water from the sink, ring it out and wipe wipe wipe! Once it's totally off I use cold water to rinse out the eye makeup as best I can and hang to dry. I have machine washed and dried about once a week since getting it with no issues! A great purchase!" —Ashley

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.97 (available in 6- and 12-counts and seven colors).

    25. A handy folding board so you can neatly tidy up your dresser drawers and take proper care of your clothing, folding each piece in your wardrobe to a uniform size in less than five seconds.

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

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

    26. A wet-to-straight hair straightener that does exactly what it sounds like, which means you no longer have to exert the effort of drying AND straightening your hair. We love a two-for-one deal.

    Promising review: "I’m pleasantly surprised by this straightener! My trusty Chi finally died after 7+ years and I really didn’t feel like forking out a ton to replace it. When I found this one, the 'wet to straight' feature seemed too good to be true, but I wanted to give it a shot because of the good reviews and extremely reasonable price. It really does work! I notice it does take a little longer than straightening dry hair (which was expected) but it’s really awesome to not have to wait until my hair is completely dry to style it. Even if it only lasts me a year I would feel as though I got my money’s worth and would gladly purchase again!" —SBCG

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two sizes).

    27. An EveryPlate meal subscription to ensure you always have delicious, easy-to-prepare meals on hand. Some days, cooking is just NOT in the cards...and you're also tired of eating the same meal from the same take-out restaurant over and over again.

    model squeezing lime onto an EveryPlate meal
    EveryPlate / Via Instagram

    Their chef-curated mealkits are only $4.99 per serving, and you can order enough meals for up to four people from one to three nights per week. Affordable AND easy to make = wins all around. There's also no commitment, which means you can easily cancel or freeze anytime.

    Get started with EveryPlate for $4.99+.

    28. A set of lock laces to magically transform all your shoes into a pair of slip-ons. Like, seriously, think about it: leaning over to tie some knots around your feet every morning? So last century.

    reviewer photo showing their tennis shoes with lock laces

    Promising review: "I can't believe just how pumped I am over these shoelaces! They make me wanna slip my shoes off and on just because I can! They make my shoes more comfortable than I could have ever imagined (due to the elasticity). I have them set up to just the right amount of tightness to where I can just slip my shoes on and off without having to adjust them at all (and they are plenty tight). Welcome to the 21st century!" —dm925

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 12 colors).

    29. A bedside caddy so your remotes, iPad, books, what have you, are always within arm's reach.

    reviewer photo showing bedside caddy with remotes and a book in it

    Promising review: "I had a nicer-looking, more-expensive version of this in my cart originally. This was one-third of that price and I'm so glad I went with this one. Its got a sturdy backing on both pieces (piece with pockets and a piece that goes between mattresses), one large pocket closest to the bed, and three decent-sized mesh pockets. I have it between my mattress and box spring." —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    30. A touch-up facial razor to quickly and painlessly rid your face of any pesky, unwanted hair with ease. Whether it be around your eyebrows or on your upper lip, this little tool can make a big difference in your beauty and grooming game.

    reviewer photo showing before and after using the touch-up tool to remove upper-lip hair

    Promising review: "I was so leery about legit shaving my face. I am a makeup fanatic and I got so tired of seeing the hairs in my photos. I started by cleansing my face and then primed my face with Tarte's Maracuja oil so it wasn't done on bare skin. It took me a bit to get angle figured out, but wow! Just look at the 'before' and 'after' photos! (Sorry about different lighting). The makeup looks like it lays so much nicer than before. Heck yes! Must have for those close-up Instagram photos!" —Lucia S.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 or subscribe & save for $4.74.

    31. A self-stirring mug so you never have to annoyingly dirty a spoon just to mix your coffee with your cream.

    photos showing the self-stirring mug whirling around with coffee in it

    Promising review: "I loved this product! I was a little apprehensive to purchase this, but at the end of the day, it's worth it! So cool and easy to use. The only thing is that I must say is, if you drink powder shakes, try to not put too much powder in it. It will take longer to stir. And also, you may use a spoon to help to dissolve all the powder at beginning, but after a few minutes the mug does its work! Really nice. I recommend it."—Rosana Sueli Carmonario

    Get one from Amazon for $9.45.

    32. Or, a handheld electric milk frother that'll make your morning coffee (whether it be hot or iced) a little extra special with literally the press of a button. Just because you're feeling lazy doesn't mean you should have to forgo your fancy coffee.

    a mason jar with iced coffee and thick foam

    Promising review: "Love this little thing! I have every thing you can think of at home for making coffee and espresso... Well I love the Starbucks pumpkin cream cold brew with foam. I set out to make my own. Well I can now make cold foam thanks to this little tool. Love it!" —Gav's mama

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

    33. A foot scrubber to add to your shower routine because, let's be real, washing our feet is actually a lot of work (and low-key dangerous, like, helloooooo slippery tile!?).

    reviewer photo of their foot being washed with the scrubbing pad

    Promising review: "This works well. We are barefoot all summer and this is great for washing up quickly and easily. My kids love it and so do I. No more facecloths hanging to dry or bunched up in a ball on the edge of the shower. I read reviews that said the bristles are too soft. For us it works well to get off a full days worth of dirt, but it isn't meant to work as a loofah or pumice stone. I'm 50 and it makes reaching my feet much easier." —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98.

    34. Toaster bags for anyone who LOVES grilled cheeses but has absolutely no skill (or ambition) when it comes to properly making one.


    Promising review: "I bought this for my elderly mom who loves grilled cheese sandwiches. I was skeptical if these bags would work but they did! Only thing I would suggest is after you toast the sandwich, let it sit for a few minutes so the cheese melts better. I prepared it and gave it to her straight away. Bread was toasted on the outside. Clean up was easy, all in all impressive!" —Christopher Carnrick

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    35. A Winc subscription to guarantee at least four bottles of wine end up on your doorstep each month. All you have to do is enter your payment information and... Would you look at the time? It's wine o'clock somewhere.

    Photo showing four bottles of wine in a Winc subscription box

    Check out my colleague's full review of this service!

    Get started with Winc for $13+/bottle.

    36. A rechargeable hand warmer so you never have to deal with cold fingers ever again. You'll be grateful for toasty hands, and the people in your life will be grateful for you having one less thing to complain about.

    reviewer photo showing the blue hand warmer in a hand

    Promising review: "Like clockwork, as the temperatures become cooler, my poor boyfriend's hands become like ice. I was tired of him constantly trying to chase me down to latch onto my warm hands, so I bought him this hand warmer to keep him away. This thing is awesome, and I love that it's a nondisposable solution. The lowest temperature level actually gets really warm, so I can't imagine how hot the top two levels get, because we never use them. We bring it with us when we walk the dog outside or if we're at Disneyland, and it has made both of our lives so much better. The fact that it doubles as an emergency battery for our phones also means that we no longer have to bring a separate battery pack. The size is a great size, about the size of our small laptop mouse (see photo for comparison). My only small complaint is that the included drawstring pouch is useless because it doesn't stay closed. There is no lock keeping the closure tight, and the battery is smooth, so it is always falling out of the pouch. We ended up throwing it out." —Ruby

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in three colors).

    37. A string of globe lights to instantly transform your bedroom into a dreamlike, romantic oasis with literally no effort. The next time you need a cheap date night idea, these lights combined with a movie and some pizza should do the trick.

    two people laying on a mattress watching a movie with globe string lights draped around them

    Be sure to get some 3M command hooks to hang the lights with ease!

    Promising review: "Beautiful string lights! Used them for a party and was impressed with the quality of the lights and ease of use. I used some 3M-tape wall hooks to hold them up high. Remote is IR so it must be pointed directly at the plug to work. This is no big deal because once you decide on flashing vs static and brightness, you’re done! Plus, no dead bulbs in any of my three sets." —Andy

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    38. A pair of fleece-lined leggings that you'll probably end up wearing every day this winter... and that's perfectly OK! Uniforms are easy and, most importantly, low effort. :)

    reviewer wearing the fleece-lined leggings with winter boots

    Promising review: "Definitely not waterproof but perfect for layering or wearing alone. I wore these under a pair of ski pants and I was able to move freely. Good quality and not transparent like other low-priced leggings. The fleece lining kept my legs warm, would definitely purchase more." —@Riarichxo

    Get a pair from Amazon for $11.98+ (available in regular, petite, and plus sizes and five colors).

    39. A handy charging pad so you never have to waste minutes on end trying to find that *exact* angle for your frayed charging cord to actually work. All you have to do is set your phone down, and it'll start charging. That's it.

    This is compatible with both Apple and Android phones.

    Promising review: "One of the most aesthetically pleasing wireless chargers I've ever seen & used. I've tried different ones and they either take too long to charge and gets hot or are bulky. This one is perfect for leaving at home, work and taking with you to travel." —Ken

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

    40. A nifty page holder designed to help you actually read, rather than exerting all your mental focus on constantly fidgeting with the book so it'll lay flat in your lap.

    Reviewer using the book page holder to prop their book open while they read

    Promising review: "My girlfriend is a huge book lover and I decided to gift this to her for our anniversary. She liked it very much! It’s super lightweight, great quality wood, pleasant to touch! Thank you for the idea!!" —motovato

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98 (available in five sizes).

    41. A reusable bamboo cutlery set that'll help you eat mindfully on the go and avoid unnecessary plastic consumption. BUT, it'll mostly come in handy when all your *real dishes* are dirty and you wanna procrastinate washing them just one more night.

    bamboo cutlery set laid out on a wooden plate

    Promising review: "First of all, if you are buying a bamboo cutlery set, you probably are interested in reducing wasteful plastic in the environment. I was pleased to see that this product came with minimal, recyclable packaging! Secondly, unlike previous bamboo cutlery sets I’ve purchased, this comes with a knife that actually has teeth. It’s bamboo, but with notches that allow you to use it as more than just a butter knife. I love that there is not only a bamboo ‘straw’, but it comes with a brush to clean the straw effectively. Finally, bonus: a toothbrush! Very thoughtful. My classmates all took pictures of my kit because they want to order it too." —Morgan Dawning

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    42. A mini light because your purse or backpack is a vast, unknown world that somehow has more stuff shoved in it than Mary Poppins' magical bag. This lil' light will minimize your eye strain while you dig to the bottom searching for a stray stick of gum.

    Promising review: "This was great when I went shopping on Black Friday. It lit my purse up more than enough so I could easily see and grab my shopping list, coupon, and card. Not only that, but the light was also bright enough to light a small room as well. I originally thought I wouldn’t like it since it didn’t have an on and off switch but quickly grown to loving it. It only stays on for roughly 15 seconds before automatically turning off." —Linda37

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    43. A jade roller and gua sha set designed to help your face absorb skincare products while also feeling just oh-so-good. With only a couple rolls across your cheekbones, you'll be looking (and feeling like) you just got a super-expensive facial treatment.

    A reviewer holding the green double-sided roller and gua sha

    Promising review: "So far I'm really enjoying this product! Both the roller and gua sha tool seem to be made out of real jade and are high quality. I got these because my face tends to get really puffy, especially during allergy season. They come in neat a package with clear instructions. I watched several additional YouTube videos about how to use them. I used the gua sha tool once a day and go through the full routine, and the jade roller throughout the day, while I'm working or watching TV in the evening. I've had them for a pretty short time but I feel like I'm already noticing a difference. If nothing else it's a very soothing and relaxing habit. I'd definitely recommend it to a friend or give the set as a gift in the future!" —Grace KB

    Get it from Amazon for $12.94 (also available in a rose quartz roller).

    44. A pack of Goodwipes that are nothing short of a "shower in a wipe" — perfect for those days when the energy for rinsing off is just not there., Amazon

    Goodwipes body wipes are 100% biodegradable, plant-based, and hypoallergenic.

    Promising review: "I LOVE the way these smell. I'm tempted to use them even after I shower, but they smell so much like a body spray I have, I use it instead. These are so easy and convenient to use for travel and mid-day just to freshen up. I love that they're large enough for full-body use, AND they have a kinda scrubby side and a flat side, so if you need a bit more refreshing one day, you can get a slight "scrub" in, especially when you're out and about. It's great on my face, too. The scent is wonderful and light. Sounds weird, but in the Georgia heat and humidity, these are a must if you're spending much time outside doing activities. Great product! Will definitely reorder!! Thanks!!!" —Fluffyluggage

    Get a 60-pack from Amazon for $24.99.

    45. And dry shampoo powder for a total water-free, low-effort day of washing up. Good for your hair, even better for our planet!

    reviewer before-and-after showing their bangs noticeably less greasy after using dry shampoo

    Promising review: "I love that this is a powder and not a stinky aerosol spray. That also means that this lasts MUCH longer. I use it every other day when I don't wash my hair since I have very oily roots. I've been using it for almost a month and barely any is missing out of the bottle. A little goes a long way." —R.G.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two scents plus an oil and spray version).

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