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    33 Non-Amazon Products Our Readers Are Super Into Right Now

    Believe it or not, there isn't a single Amazon product in this post.

    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. Solar-powered LED garden lights that'll change colors and create the illusion of rising bubbles that'll make your yard feel like an escape to Alice's Wonderland.

    Solar powered lights in different colors lighting up a pathway
    YoungBlossomPlace / Etsy

    YoungBlossomPlace is a small business based in Irvine, California that sells an array of lights and home goods.

    Promising review: "I actually got these for my visually-impaired daughter, and they work wonderfully! Beautiful, bright, and entertaining! Best part is that they are solar-powered, so there's no need to buy a ton of batteries!" —Michelle MacIntosh

    Get it from YoungBlossomPlace on Etsy for $24.29.

    2. An Always Pan, complete with a nonstick surface, vented top, mesh basket for steaming, and high-quality spoon that hooks onto the handle — you'll basically only ever want to use this pan. My apologies to your current ones.

    Our Place, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell loves her Our Place pan:

    "I have and love this pan! It just feels really nice to hold. The nesting spoon is absolutely genius, everything cooks evenly, and food just glides right off with minimal effort. If you hate scrubbing, consider getting this! Also, Our Place was founded by Shiza Shahid, along with Amir Tehrani and Zach Rosner. She's a Pakistani social entrepreneur who also co-founded the nonprofit Malala Fund, which promotes education for young girls."

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in eight colors).

    Check out our full review of Our Place's Always Pan.

    3. Atlas Coffee Club to bring aromatic, fresh beans from all over the world right to your coffee pot. Mmm, if you take a deep breath you can likely already smell those delectable beans.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed, atlascoffeeclub / Via

    My fellow BuzzFeed editor Kayla Suazo tried out Atlas Coffee Club and only had good things to say:

    "My first observation after opening the box was the smell. It smells FAN-FREAKIN'-TASTIC. It also comes with sweet postcards from the cities where the batches are from, so the entire experience feels so lovely and personal. As for the coffee itself, it's heavenly. I am used to store-bought coffee — which yes, is fine — but both of these tasted incredibly fresh and different from each other. The Peruvian coffee has this dark, almost chocolate taste to it, so I imagine it would be delicious with a morning sweet treat (maybe I should start eating pie every day?). The Colombian batch, on the other hand, was a little lighter roast-wise but still had delicious notes of rich sweetness. TL;DR: both of them were incredible both in taste and quality."

    Not yet convinced? Check out our full review of Atlas Coffee Club here!

    Get a subscription to Atlas Coffee Club for $9+ (available in a half bag, single bag, or double bag and shipments every two or four weeks).

    4. A versatile linen dress with an open back and criss-crossing straps that you'll want to wear time and time again — it's just so gorgeous.

    LelaSilk / Etsy

    LelaSilk is a small business based in Hanoi that sells handmade clothing.

    Promising review: "Absolutely gorgeous! Fits so well, and there are different buttons sewn into the dress to help adjust the size. I'm in love with this dress. I'd wear it every day if I could." —Laura B

    Get it from LelaSilk on Etsy for $109+ (available in set sizes or custom sizing).

    5. A rolling cat kicker toy filled with catnip, valerian root, and silver vine your cat will find absolutely irresistible and keep 'em entertained.

    Hoffnpaw Pet Toys/Etsy

    Hoffnpaw Pet Toys is a small business based in Chicago.

    Promising review: "High quality toy that is our cat's new favorite! The creator is very kind and gives updates about shipping etc. He sent it out to us immediately, and we cannot be happier! Theo is a big fan!" —Sydney

    Get it from Hoffnpaw Pet Toys on Etsy for $14.50+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

    6. Natural Hoof Healer Softening Foot Balm, which will help you heal your cracked callouses with ease and minimal effort. You're gonna *love* it.

    foot balm next to flowers
    PicklesPotions / Etsy

    PicklesPotions is a woman-owned small business based in Wayne, Maine that sells handcrafted natural skincare products.

    Promising review: "I really like this stuff. I didn’t take any pictures of it before I opened and started using because I was so anxious to try it. I feel like I can tell a big difference in the texture of my feet, especially my heels since I started using it. My heels have always been my trouble area, getting cracks in them and being very rough. My cracks have stayed gone since I started using this stuff. 10/10 would recommend, and I will buy again." —Alyssa Phillips

    Get it from PicklesPotions on Etsy for $8.99+ (available in three scents and in either cardboard or plastic packaging).

    7. A bookmark book tracker that'll motivate you to actually settle down and read the novel your book club decided on for this month. After you finish a book you can add the title into the spine on the bookmark and color it in — adorable.

    The bookmark
    britishbookart / Etsy

    Britishbookart is a small business based in the UK that sells paintings of literary characters, like Belle from Beauty and the Beast (my personal fave) and Arya from Game of Thrones, as well as reading trackers and bookmarks.

    Get it from britishbookart on Etsy for $3.61.

    8. A double-sided T-shirt organizer you can use to neatly (and waayyyy more efficiently) stow away all the band tees you've collected over the years.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    The Roll Keeper is a small business based in Kelso, Washington.

    Anyone who knows me (or has read pretty much any of my articles) will not be surprised in the slightest to learn I have quite a few of Disney-inspired T-shirts in my wardrobe. And by "quite a few" I mean around 50+ shirts...which have become increasingly difficult to store since I don't have a Fairy Godmother to bibbidi bobbidi boo them into my closet neatly. Enter: The Roll Keeper. This contraption has been an absolute lifesaver for me since moving into my new home. I piled all of my Disney tees onto my bed, rolled each one up neatly, and stored them in the double-sided organizer. I even sorted them by color! When I was all done (with room to spare for more shirts!) I attached the stretchy cord at the top to a hanger and hung it up in my closet. And to think some people think magic isn't real...

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Etsy for $32.99 (available in three colors).

    9. A pouch filled with eucalyptus and lavender that'll leave your shower smelling like a luxurious day at the spa. I can't imagine anything more pleasant, TBH.

    the pouch hanging from a shower handle
    EcualyptusBlooms / Etsy

    I've personally hung up a bundle eucalyptus branches in my shower and can confirm it really is a game changer — it makes every shower experience feel refreshing. So, I can only imagine how lovely this sachet is in its place. A lot less mess, but all the benefits! Added bonus? EucalyptusBlooms is a woman-owned small business based out of Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Promising review: "LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this product! The second I opened our mailbox the smell from the triple-sealed mailing package was simply heavenly! What a treat! Eucalyptus Blooms is THE best!" —Robbie Weber

    Get three pouches from EucalyptusBlooms on Etsy for $16.19.

    10. Glossier Boy Brow, because who wouldn't want flawless eyebrows every day? It has a mascara-like applicator and creamy formula you can count on to lift and hold your your brow hairs in place.


    My coworker AnaMaria Glavan is passionate about this product. Here's what she had to say:

    "Believe the hype: this magic bottle is proof that not all heroes wear capes. The creamy formula, which comes in blond, black, clear, and brown (which is what I used!), goes on smoothly and doesn’t require a lot of product to do the job. I used the wand to brush baby hairs in the beginning/middle of my brow upwards, and then brushed the longer, toddler-like hairs at the end of my eyebrows, sideways. And one coat was more than enough! Boy Brow does what exactly what the Glossier brand claims to do; it gives me a filled-in eyebrow that doesn’t look filled in. The finish looks natural, which is exactly what I wanted — my facial caterpillars have never looked better."

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in five shades).

    11. A three-tier fruit bowl storage setup for anyone who needs to *see* their produce to remember to eat it before it start to get mushy in the fridge.

    three tier holders of fruit bowls
    OffthewallprintStore / Etsy

    OffthewallprintStore is a small business that sells a variety of home goods. 

    Get it from OffthewallprintStore on Etsy for $25.99+ (available in two or three tiers and three color options).

    12. A plague doctor vaccine card holder that'll not-so-subtly show others you've been vaccinated and remind them to PLEASE wash their hands 😅.

    leather case with plague doctor that says wash your damn hands

    Little Dumpling Arts is a small business based in Camas, Washington that sells handmade masks and vaccine card holders.

    Get it from Little Dumpling Arts on Etsy for $15 (available with three messages and six colors).

    13. A safe wooden knife for any budding chefs who have outgrown their plastic play kitchen and want to get a bit more hands-on with cooking.

    Kids hands holding the wooden "knives" with handles to cut up apple slices
    JUstenbois / Etsy

    JUstenbois is a small business based in Canada that sells handmade tableware from maple wood.

    Promising review: "My 4-year-old grandson cooks with me but moves too fast for a real knife. He made an entire salad with this brilliant, beautifully made knife. Fit his hands and he was a whiz right away using it because of the smart design. Every child should have one. Shipping was fast. Packaging was great." —graceannemchugh

    Get it from JUstenbois on Etsy for $16.65.

    14. A canvas drink holder, a must-have for anyone (like myself) who prefers only to drink iced beverages, regardless of the weather outside. This will protect your precious fingers from getting too cold and will turn your morning coffee into a style statement.

    Dreamy Daisy / Etsy

    Dreamy Daisy is a small business based in Washington that sells canvas bags.

    Promising review: "These reusable drink holders are SO cute. They're high quality and the size is perfect. Also the packaging was very lux, so it’d make a great gift! When I asked a question, they responded the same day. Will definitely order from this company again!" —Kyra Middeleer

    Get it from Dreamy Daisy for $15.99 (available in eight colors).

    15. A Billie razor subscription with a strong magnetic attachment that'll make sure you never find yourself without a razor on the ONE occasion you actually want to wear a sexy dress and show off silky smooth legs.

    a light pink razor
    billie / Via

    Billie is a fantastic subscription service that lets you choose how often you need your razor refills, then delivers them right to your doorstep. I remember the first time I tried my first Billie razor and, OMG, my legs had never been smoother. The razor continues to leave my legs feeling that way time after time. My coworker Rachel Dunkel is also a BIG fan of Billie razors and their other products. Here's what she had to say:

    "For the last five years or so, I haven't cared that much about shaving. I'd let my legs and pits grow into a (beautiful!) forest, but whenever I craved a nice, smooth shave and picked up a razor from the drugstore, I'd end up disappointed. Even with more expensive razor brands, I'd still be prickly and end up regretting ever shaving in the first place. I have never, ever had that problem with Billie. Ever since trying their razors and shave cream, I've actually *wanted* to keep up with shaving. You get a ridiculously smooth result on the first go, even if your hair is super grown out. But most importantly, it STAYS that way for way longer than with other brands. With Billie, it actually feels worth the time and money to shave, something that I could never say about any other razor."

    Get it from Billie for $9+ (available in five colors).

    Check out our full review on the Billie razor subscription here.

    16. The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution you absolutely won't believe costs less than $7 — it's super effective! Its vegan formula includes glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acids that will help exfoliate away dull, dead skin in addition to improving your skin's texture and help fade visible blemishes. 10/10.

    the bottle with the red solution spilled out

    Promising review: "I have dry skin with hyperpigmentation and spots. I use it twice a week about two to three days apart. You should definitely follow the instructions on the bottle because it can burn you and leave you super red. The spots on my cheeks have been clearing up and my complexion looks a lottttttt clearer, which has made me feel positive about this product. It works for you when you follow the directions." —christal17

    Get it from Sephora for $7.20

    17. Glossier Cloud Paint, which will add a touch of color to your cheeks with a quick swipe of lotion-like formula. The packaging is reminiscent of Pantone color cards adding an artsy chic element to your makeup bag!

    Glossier, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Life-changing product. I originally bought Puff and Haze, and ended up loving them so much that I bought Dusk and Beam. These are very versatile. I use Dusk on my lids on lazy makeup days, and even sometimes use these on my lips for a slight wash of color. Not to mention, they are obviously amazing as blushes and look so natural and healthy. Will be getting a lot of use out of these, and very, very tempted to try out more Glossier items, as it is becoming one of my favorite higher-end brands." —Roxy

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

    Check out our full deep dive on Glossier's Cloud Paint here.

    18. Or a bottle of Glossier Solution – it'll gently remove dead skin via chemical exfoliation to rid your skin of pesky pimples. Before long you'll be taking ALL the selfies you want without giving it a second thought.


    This product includes a blend of three acid groups: Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), and Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA). It is also hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested, paraben-free, and approve for all skin types. And check out our deep dive on Glossier's Solution here!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this! I've wanted to try it for the longest time after seeing what it did to a friend's acne. I've only been using it for a week, but I'm already blown away by the results. I use it at night and when I wake up in the morning my normally oily and red skin is smooth and even, and any pimples from the night before are just gone. I can't recommend this product enough this is a must-have!" —Katie

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    19. A set of two blooming tea flowers to transform your standard morning cup of tea into a beautiful ritual you'll want to Instagram every day.

    two containers with one filled with pink foil balls and the other with purple foil ball and a clear tea cup with tea and a blooming yellow flower inside
    The Grommet

    To brew the tea, just pour 3 cups of boiling water over an unwrapped ball and wait for three to five minutes for the tea to bloom. The scents you can choose from are Brilliant Berry, Coconut Escape, Lush Lavender, Powerful Pomegranate, and Regal Jasmine.

    Promising review: "This is nifty and cute. My wife and granddaughter enjoyed sharing some tea time together." —Ralph

    Get it from The Grommet for $19.95 (available in six flavors).

    20. Ilia Limitless Lash Mascara for unbelievable lashes that'll have everyone you encounter assuming you splurged on a lash lift. Added bonus? It has a clean formula while also being flake-free, volumizing, and conditioning.


    Promising review: "This mascara is exquisite! I love this mascara so much! Not only does it work and look amazing, I love depending on the ethics and clean products Ilia makes. I really loved when they had the bronze shade of this mascara and would be so happy if they bring that back someday, but will be content and stick with this one as long as it's being made." —Noa

    Get it from Ilia for $13+ (available in two sizes).

    21. Catnip-infused felt balls, AKA a purr-fect treat for your cat who is typically *very* hard to please. The colors are also super fun and might even add a lil' something to your home decor.

    set of colorful catnip infused felt balls
    Simply B Vermont / Etsy

    Simply B Vermont is woman-owned small business based in Montpelier, Vermont.

    Promising review: "My cats absolutely flipped for these felted balls! They are both catnip fiends, so I assumed these would be a hit, but I underestimated how much they'd love playing with them. A huge hit in our household!" —Danielle Taylor

    Get them from Simply B Vermont for $3+ each (available in several colors and quantities).

    22. Or a set of essential oil-infused cat chew sticks if your cat companion is more of a chewer. These babies will feel so nice against their lil' chompers.

    Meowy Janes / Etsy

    Meowy Janes is a New Jersey-based small business that specializes in catnip alternatives. They work with sustainable, family-owned farms to source their natural products. BuzzFeed editor Chelsea Stuart has given these to her cat and is a fan! She said:

    "I recently tried some of these out with my cats and they were a hit! TBH they've never really been super into catnip — they'll play with it but they don't go wild — so I was excited to see they were into these. They bat them around, rub their faces all over them, and ultimately, when they're done, hide them under a chair or in their cat condo so they can come back to them later."

    Promising review: "I was a bit skeptical to purchase but I am so glad I did and will be purchasing more in the future. My cat absolutely loved them and she’s usually a picky witch who will meow at me mercilessly if she’s displeased. They came exactly as described." —Amanda Gomez

    Get a pack (7–9 sticks) from Meowy Janes for $10.61.

    23. A mixer attachment organizer, because if you've already splurged on the mixer of your dreams, you're most likely gonna want all the fun gadgets that take it to the next level — and those little guys are gonna need somewhere to call home!

    three mixer attachments mounted to a strip under a cabinet
    3D Home Solution / Etsy

    3D Home Solution is a small business based in Frisco, Texas that sells home improvement products.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this organizer! I used to store all the pieces in my mixer bowl, but I hated how messy it felt. This perfectly attached underneath the shelf on my rolling island, and everything looks perfect! Attaching was easy, and I appreciated the alcohol prep pad that was included." —Liesl

    Get it from 3D Home Solution on Etsy for $12 (available in three colors and two types of mounting hardware).

    24. A set of toilet fizzing bombs that'll quite possibly make you excited to clean your potty! All you have to do is drop one or two of these in the bowl, swish them around in the water a bit with a cleaning wand, wait five minutes, scrub, and flush — magical.

    bag of toilet bombs next to some of the toilet bombs
    Juniperseed Mercantile

    Juniperseed Mercantile is woman-owned small business based out of Littleton, Colorado. 

    Get a pack of eight from Juniperseed Mercantile for $10.

    25. A crystal glass butterfly bracelet you'll want to buy a handful of for everyone in your life — it's the epitome of beauty and would certainly make for a stunning gift.

    an arm with a stack of butterfly bracelets on it
    INDV Apparel / Etsy

    INDV Apparel is a small business based in Los Angeles that sells beautiful jewelry.

    Promising review: "Arrived extremely fast and is so beautiful that I can't stop staring at it! I ended up buying another color and still want more — they're all so cute." —Tasha Reus

    Get it from INDV Apparel for $24 (available in 16 colors).

    26. A car diffuser that'll replace your car's current signature scent of stale fries with one that is just a *touch* more refreshing.

    person holding the diffuser which hangs off the mirror like an air freshener
    Amber & Wood Co. / Etsy

    Amber & Wood Co. is woman-owned small business based in Valparaiso, Indiana that sells aromatic goods.

    Promising review: "I love these little car diffusers so much! They are cute and very fragrant. I got Winter Mint, Orange, and Connie Pine Cone. I may get some more for each of my girlfriends as a gift." —Allison Hutzell

    Get it from Amber & Wood Co. on Etsy for $8 (available in 18 scents).

    27. A produce hammock so your fruits and veggies can literally hangout until meal time. It does look quite cozy in there...

    the hammock hanging in a kitchen with fruits on it
    Knapps Knots / Etsy

    Knapps Knots is a small business based in San Diego that sells handmade macrame and wooden crafts.

    Promising review: "We love this! We have a tiny apartment kitchen and this lets us save on counter space and adds a really cool aesthetic! Great quality and the color was exactly as expected." —Brittany

    Get it from Knapps Knots for $27.90+ (available in 12 colors and two sizes).

    28. A toothpaste cap for anyone who typically wakes up singing "Somebooooody once told me the world was gonna roll me" à la one of the greatest soundtracks of all time... Shrek.

    CasualChicken / Etsy

    CasualChicken is a small business based in Irvine, California, that sells an array of unique 3D-printed items.

    Promising review: "My order came well packaged and on time. Gifted it to my friend and she thinks it is hilarious." —Grace

    Get it from CasualChicken on Etsy for $6.99.

    29. A bacon sponge you can rely on to absorb excess grease from your go-to breakfast treat without wasting more paper towels than you'd like to admit — and it's reusable!

    Green City Living / Etsy

    Green City Living is woman-owned small business that is based in Denver, Colorado.

    Promising review: "I’m really happy with my bacon sponge. I came across this item while on my never ending quest to reduce paper and plastic waste in my life, and I’m so glad I did. It’s really helped to cut down on paper towel waste in my home. It’s a sturdy, absorbent cloth material that works great for draining bacon, chicken, etc. It’s also really easy to take care of, and after several washes so far, I can tell it’s going to last a long time. Really great sustainable staple in my kitchen." —Hayley Amerman

    Get it from Green City Living on Etsy for $12.

    30. A softly glowing cat that'll look mystical on your nightstand and serve as both a ghostly companion and an awesome piece of decor.

    glowing cat light
    Apollo Box

    Get it from Apollo Box for $33.56.

    31. Glossier Ultralip will add shine and color to help you create the perfect pout every time. It comes in an array of shades, so good luck trying to decide which to try out first.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    It's super buildable and is vegan and cruelty-free. BuzzFeed writer Ali Faccenda (shown above) tested this lippie and enjoyed it! She said:

    "This is an amazing lip product for summer. It's hydrating and not sticky (which is, in my opinion, the worst thing about glosses). I love applying a light coat and then blending it in with my finger so it isn't too shiny but it looks great without blending too. I find that in the summertime, regular lipsticks and liquid lippies can be way too drying so this balm is the perfect hybrid between lipstick and gloss. It has a gorgeous sheen that looks natural and healthy. You can even apply it on the high points of your cheeks for some glow and a pop of color (no need for blush!)."

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

    32. Spanx faux leather leggings, because you and I both know you aren't quite ready to swap out your leggings for jeans just yet but still want to look fabulous.

    Spanx / Via, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    I splurged on these and I don't know why I waited so long! They're super soft on the inside, edgy on the outside, and just freakin' fabulous. I love pairing them with an oversized sweater for a look that's stylish but still cozy during the winter and wearing them with a denim jacket and a graphic tee in spring and fall.

    Get them from Nordstrom or Spanx for $98 (available in sizes XS–XL, 1X–3X, and petite, regular, and tall lengths).

    33. And a castle-shaped sun catcher that'll fill your room with rainbows, magic, and overall good Disney vibes.

    WishUponMagic / Etsy, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    WishUponMagic is a woman-owned small business based in Arcadia, California. They make some of the most magical and adorable stickers and keychains I've ever seen. I have this sun catcher and it is *so* lovely, especially when the sun is shining through it in the late afternoon.

    Get it from WishUponMagic on Etsy for $11.99.

    Me, showing all of you these lovely products:

    The Walt Disney Company

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