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    25 Products For People Who Hate Mornings

    Hate's a strong word but I bet your coffee's stronger.

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    1. A satin pillowcase because learning to love mornings begins with setting yourself up for success at night. These'll keep your bedhead to a minimum and prevent excess oil from forming on your face (which means you can spend less time tending to those things and more time asleep in bed).

    stock photo showing two blue satin pillowcases on a bed
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Sleeping on satin is easier than any cotton. This helps the pillow stay cooler. It also leaves my hair less tangled in the morning. I wake up with fewer indents on my face when I sleep in my side. The color also looks nice with my other charcoal/gray bedding." —Judith Roberts

    Get one from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four sizes and 23 colors).

    2. Blackout curtains to keep the sun from peaking in and annoyingly waking you before your alarm goes off.

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    Also ideal for shamelessly binge-watching at 11 a.m. on a Saturday and easing the glare on your TV.

    Promising review: "Don’t hesitate. Buy these. They’re amazing. So soft, the gray white is so demure. Easy to put up. Very effective. The first photo shows the curtains open and the blinds open. The second photo shows the blind still open and the curtains shut. The amount of light that is cut out is remarkable. I’m seriously considering replacing all of the curtains in my house with these!" —Bridget Eagan

    Get them from Amazon for $25.45+ (available in seven sizes and 23 colors).

    3. A sunrise alarm clock, perfect for when you do have to rise before the sun.

    reviewer photo showing sunrise alarm clock "lit up"
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    Promising review: "This is our first sunrise clock. Getting up in the mornings in Seattle in the Winter is rough, as it's so dark outside and you just want to roll over and go back to sleep. This has helped a lot, we still use our regular alarm (we don't wake up from the light alone), but by then the (artificial) sun is up and it is much easier to wake up completely and hit the shower." —Brian of Kenya

    Get it from Amazon for $45.98.

    4. Or a therapy light that mimics daylight and will help you *stay* awake throughout the day. Leave it at your bedside to flip on as soon as your eyes open, then bring it along with you to your WFH desk.

    reviewer photo showing the therapy light on their desk next to their computer
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    Because these days, it's dark when we start work and dark again when we finish.

    Promising review: "I got this lamp about a week and a half ago after remembering how much I loathe daylight savings. I have used it every day in the morning for about 20ish minutes while I drink my coffee and so far I feel like it is helping me a lot. I notice my moods are a little brighter, and I don't feel as tired or irritable when it's pitch dark at 5 p.m. I am definitely going to continue using this throughout the winter. The item itself is a sleek modern design. The light is extremely bright and turns on by tapping it. I don't believe it has a timer function but I don't feel like I'm missing out on that. The light is more of a blue light rather than a yellow light which I don't like as much. But at the end of the day it is helping me a lot! Plus the price is very reasonable." —Linz

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    5. A water carafe to keep at your bedside that'll be a lifesaver when you wake up completely parched. Instead of being frustrated, you'll just sit up gently and enjoy a refreshing glass of H20 from the comfort of your bed. Ahhhhh.

    glass water kettle jar with wood lid resting on a coffee table
    Home Relax Studio / Etsy

    Honestly, a big glass of water is the best way to start the day.

    Get it from Home Relax Studio on Etsy for $32+ (available in two sizes).

    6. A small but mighty space heater because we all know it's SO much harder to get out of bed when your sheets are warm and toasty, but your bedroom is FREEZING. 🥶

    reviewer photo showing space heater on their nightstand
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    Promising review: "I cannot handle how sturdy and steadfast this powerful little heater is. It easily warms my little apartment, does not overheat, and is cute and little. I would not call it quiet, however, as it does produce a pretty loud fan sound — however, I actually find it soothing." —J Fu

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in two colors).

    7. A pair of fuzzy slippers to keep your piggies warm on your daily trek from bed to caffeine cupboard. 🐷

    reviewer wearing fuzzy slippers in purple
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    Promising review: "I hate walking around my house without slippers on my feet. I have previously bought a pair of slippers that stretched on the over part and became two large on my feet. These slippers are true to size and keep the shape and durability. Well made, super comfy, and so fashionable. Also there is a rubber bottom so when I take the garbage out or start my car in the morning the slippers will not get ruined outside." —Debbie

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99 (available in sizes 5-12 and 19 colors).

    8. A programmable coffee pot you can set the night before so you don't have to hassle with fixing a cup of joe at an ungodly hour. ☕

    reviewer photo showing Mr. Coffee coffee pot on their countertop
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    TBH, making coffee with fancy pour overs and things that look like beakers from eighth-grade chemistry is overrated. Mr. Coffee really comes through.

    Promising review: "I bought this coffee maker way back in December of 2015. Three-and-a-half years later, with literally well over 1,000 pots of coffee made, it still performs as well as the day I took it out of the box. I love the programmable timer and automatic two-hour shut off feature also. I set it up the night before, and when my alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m., I wake up to a nice hot pot of Folger's coffee! I would give it 10 stars if I could!!!" —Jim F

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    9. Or a cold brew maker (a BuzzFeed Shopping favorite!), so all you have to do in the morning is pour it in a glass, add a few ice cubes, and then stir in some (okay, a lot) of your fav creamer.

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    Depending on how tired you are, you might just see your reflection looking back at you in your coffee mug.

    Promising review: "This is amazing!!!! Makes my morning routine so much easier. Helps save some money buying iced coffee. Seriously treat yo self to one of these." —c der

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    10. And some strong, ethically sourced coffee beans guaranteed to perk you up and relieve your morning fatigue in no time.

    bag of Boon Boona coffee beans sources from Ethiopia
    Boon Boona Coffee

    Boon Boona Coffee is a Black-owned business based in Renton, WA that specializes in roasting ethically-sourced beans from Africa.

    Get it from Boon Boona Coffee for $18.

    BTW, you'll need a coffee grinder ($16.99 on Amazon) if you don't already have one!

    11. The 6-Minute Diary, designed to help you keep track of your goals and be reminded of what matters to you most so you can start your day off on a positive note (rather than, you know, a groggy, grumpy one).

    reviewer photo showing the 6-minute diary in their hand
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I adore this book. Have been using it daily and gifted five already to my closest friends. I know it has already changed my life for the better. I love the simplicity of the daily journals. I write in blank journals all the time, but what I love about The 6-Minute Journal is the format that reminds me every morning that I have at LEAST three things I'm grateful for right when I wake up. I love the intro in the front, easy to read and understand, and very inspirational." —lovinmonet

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in five colors).

    12. A waterproof portable speaker you can use to blast some high-energy beats during your morning shower to get the blood flowing.

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    It also makes for an awesome microphone if you're tired of using shampoo bottles. 🎤

    Promising review: "I bought this speaker to have in my bathroom so I can listen to music, podcasts, and videos while I take showers. It does the job perfectly. The sound is loud enough to fill the entire bathroom and the quality is surprisingly clear. It does not sound tinny and distorted even on the higher volumes. The waterproofing is also very good as I have used this speaker for a few months in the shower without incident. The Bluetooth connection is easy to set up and it has never cut out on me once! The build quality is superb and it is surprisingly heavy for its size." —Robbins

    Get one from Amazon for $49.95+ (available in 12 colors).

    13. A heated razor (the world's first!) that mimics a luxurious hot-towel shave from the comfort of your own bathroom.

    Reviewer shaving with the heated razor
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    Now that's something worth getting out of bed for.

    Promising review: "Let us start with the fact that this is slick-looking shaver is amazing. First of all, no more warming up blades under the hot water; you start and go, especially in the morning when we tend to run late to work or any other commitments. It slides and glides perfectly with the shape and super easy to clean. Magnetic charge is also something new in the shaving industry, makes this easy grab and go razor. I tested my husband skin right after the shave, and it’s absolutely perfectly smooth and silky even before balm. So if you're ready to make yourself happy with great shaving experience or want to get it as a gift, don’t hesitate. It’s really well worth it — a product that will last a long time and made by most trusted shaving brand in the world!" —Val & Clint S

    Get it from Amazon for $194.

    14. A bottle of dry shampoo for those days when a morning shower is just not in the cards.

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

    15. A wet-to-straight hair straightener that does exactly what it sounds like, which means you'll no longer have to exert the effort of drying AND straightening your hair. Whew.

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    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 $31.32+ (available in two sizes).

    16. Some under-eye gel patches if you, like me, look like a zombie in the a.m. Whether it's puffy eyes or dark circles (or both!), these are guaranteed to be a welcomed addition to your morning skincare routine.

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    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm 50. I always wake at 4:30 a.m. with very puffy bloated eyes. I use the product as instructed for 30 minutes every morning as I read or do work with my coffee. After 30 minutes I take them off and the puffy is almost completely eliminated by at least 90%. I mean basically it's perfect. My skin feels soft and it's as if they were given a lotion bath without the greasy lotion feel. I love it and am definitely going to keep using!!! This is no joke. I didn’t think this was legit and now I'm hooked." —jennifer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.97.

    17. A pack of clothing dividers you can use to organize your closet by garment type or even by day of the week. Now you won't have to worry about putting together a matching outfit as you rush out the door because you already did that the night before. (:

    reviewer photo showing the clothing dividers with days of the week labeled on them
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased these to help organize the clothes in my son's closet, and I am very pleased so far. Getting them on the closet rod is pretty easy. You do have to flex them a bit, but once they're on they're definitely not coming off accidentally, which I like. I was also really pleased with the product packaging. Everything was packaged up really nicely and the box is perfect for storing the extra dividers until we're ready to put them to use." —Tricia N. Adams

    Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. A handheld garment steamer that works on all kinds of fabrics, because steaming is WAY easier than ironing (especially if you're doing it at the crack of dawn).

    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
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    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.

    19. Or, a bottle of Downey Wrinkle Release in case a steamer isn't in the budget RN.

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    Promising review: "My life is chaos; I can't tell you how much I depend on this stuff. I just spray my clothes and tumble them in the dryer for about 15 minutes in the morning while I get ready for work. Shakes the wrinkles right out. I don't even know where my iron is; I haven't used it in like eight years. THANK YOU, DOWNY WRINKLE RELEASE!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.94.

    20. A breakfast sandwich maker so you can make your very own sausage-egg-and-cheese sammy in less than five minutes.

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    Dunkin is shook.

    Promising review: "The breakfast sandwich maker arrived on time and is a great product. We have had the chance to use it quite a bit. Easy to use and makes breakfast sandwiches in under five minutes. Makes our mornings easier when we are trying to get out the door." —Jamie J

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

    21. And an egg cooker that can somehow cook six hard-boiled, soft-boiled, or poached eggs in under 10 minutes (!!!).

    Product photo showing egg cooker cooking poached eggs
    Amazon

    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 $15.99 (available in five colors).

    22. A Ninja personal blender, because you're on a smoothie kick but they're hard to make ahead of time. With this lil' gadget, you can add all your fav ingredients the night before, plop it in the fridge, then just blend it up in the morning and drink it right outta the cup. No extra dishes required!

    Step-by-step photos showing how to make a smoothie using the Ninja
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    This blender is small but mighty! Its 700-watt power pod can crush through ice and frozen fruit in seconds. The two 16-oz blending cups come with vacuum-sealed lids so you can take your smoothie on the go and not have to dirty another travel mug. It also comes with a recipe book!

    Promising review: "Purchased for my daughter for Christmas to make her own iced chai in the morning. I have my own I bought last year and love it, I throw in 1/2 box vanilla protein drink, some ice cubes, 1/2 cup frozen berries and 1/2 banana. Makes for a great smoothie to drink during my commute to work and filling. The blender makes quick work of grinding the ice to very fine margarita-type consistency. I'm going to try adding matcha powder." —Katherine I. Wright

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    23. An essential oil blend designed to enhance your focus and 👏wake👏 you👏 up. It's formulated with bergamot, eucalyptus and peppermint, and'll have you feeling more alert with just a few drops.

    bottle of Focus essential oil blend
    Aazon

    Promising review: "I've seen plenty of essential oil blends that are great for nighttime routines or de-stressing during the day but this blend is my absolute favorite part of the mornings now. I drop some in the shower as it's heating up so I get all the good smells going and then dot some on my temples before I go to work. The smell is citrusy and sharp without being overpowering or intrusive. Super happy with this blend and can't wait to keep waking up to it." —Grace Pritchett

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    24. Some handy meal prep containers so you can just grab your lunch and go without having to use even a fraction of a brain cell (because you're obvs still half asleep). 🧠

    reviewer photo showing meal prep containers stacked in their fridge with pasta in them
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    These are also great for planning your meals and budgeting/saving money!

    Promising review: "These meal prep containers are awesome! I can take my food straight from the oven and put it in container without worrying about melting. There is a vent on the lid and the containers don't leak if they are sealed. These are also oven-safe and you can section of your food since there is a divider in it (with two sections). Perfect for meal prep and meal portions." —Sara

    Get them from Amazon for $28.99.

    25. Lastly, a throw pillow you can purposely put on your sofa when your friends are over so they finally get the hint to stop making plans *before* noon. (When it's safe to do so again, of course).

    model holding pillow that reads "not a morning person"
    Space Cakes Design / Etsy

    Like, sorry guys, but no.

    Get it from Space Cakes Design on Etsy for $17+ (available in five sizes).

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