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    Updated on Oct 8, 2019. Posted on Oct 5, 2019

    30 Products To Console You Now That It's Horror Movie Season

    I can't be the only one scrambling to turn off those terrifying commercials.

    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 sound machine/night light that'll help calm your racing mind since you haven't been able to stop wondering if there's a monster under your bed since 1994.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This really is an incredible product. I'm so happy that I came across this. I was going to order a sound machine/light that was either a third or half the cost, but after research, I decided to go with this one. The design is clean and beautiful. It can be used as a nightlight as well. The sounds are so crisp and soothing and realistic. The colors are beautiful. The sensor is insanely practical — along with the phone app to control. I can't say enough good things about this sound machine." —FastFoodFashionQueen

    Get it from Amazon for $53.98.

    2. Or a classic white noise machine you can use to drown out any sounds of things that go ~bump~ in the night (realistically it's probably just your dishwasher or cat, but still).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I would give this product 16 stars if I could. I had been using it in my home for a couple of years in a fairly quiet area, so it was more to provide a comforting sound than to drown out noise. I then moved and, like a scene from Neighbors the movie, we moved into our new home on the very same day the house next to ours decided to have a raging party. My husband and I sat in our bed the night we moved in, listening to girls shrieking outside our window and bottles smashing, wondering if we had just made the biggest mistake of our lives. I turned this little sound machine on, and I'm not kidding — it drowned out EVERYTHING. The slamming doors, the giggling, yelling, talking, glasses breaking, everything. I had never been so grateful. Thankfully, the raging parties are not a normal thing, but this sound machine still works wonders on those noisier nights." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95 (available in four colors).

    3. A weighted blanket to suck the fear right out of your body and lull you back into the state of calm you once knew before seeing Pet Sematary.

    Walmart

    This is the first weighted blanket I've tried and I really do think it has helped relax my body at night. It makes me feel like I'm being enveloped in a warm hug and being snuggled to sleep — and who wouldn't want that?

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this weighted blanket!!! I literally cannot describe how relaxing and calming the feeling of this blanket is. It's super soft to the touch and sooo comfy. I have trouble falling asleep but this blanket makes it feel like you're sleeping on a cloud. I never want to get out of bed! Love love love." —decordiva

    Get it from Walmart for $49.97+ (available in 12, 15, 18, and 20 pounds).

    4. A Ghostbusters Funko Pop that'll keep you company at all times and have you singing to yourself "I ain't afraid of no ghost."

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $22.84.

    5. Ultra soft earplugs you can keep on hand to block out all the horrifying sounds of your friends' horror movie marathon.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great product. Doesn't drown out the noise completely, but a majority of it is. I am using these currently in nursing school and I'm one of those students who needs complete silence in order to study. These have been great for just that! I'm able to study in the same room as my husband, while he watches TV (on a reasonable low volume, mind you) and it doesn't interrupt my thinking. Great for test taking as well. Keeps me focused through the test without all that background noise. Love these plugs!" —Nurse26

    Get 50 pairs from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. An affordable home security system with a motion and entry sensor that'll alert you to any funny business going on around your house.

    Amazon

    Kangaroo lets you create the perfect home security plan for your family. Do you have a pet? No worries, the app will help you set it up so that your pup won't trigger the sensor. You can monitor your entire home for free or subscribe for more security options.

    Promising review: "I ordered the motion sensor with Prime and it was delivered to my door in less than 48 hours, incredibly easy to install and sync to the phone app! I have had zero technical issues in the week that I have had it. When the motion sensor picks up movement both the app and the Kangaroo staff are quick to respond! I definitely would recommend this as an incredibly easy, safe and affordable way to ensure the safety of your home and loved ones!" —Molly

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    7. A mug warmer, because there are few things as comforting as a hot cup of tea. This will assure you feel as coddled as possible for hours on end.

    amazon.com

    We've all been there — making our coffee or tea only to set it down and forget about until it's cooled down completely. Thanks to this mug warmer none of us ever have to suffer through another cold cup of caffeine again! It has received over 4K five-star reviews on Amazon, so you know it's a big freakin' deal.

    Promising review: "I'm a chronic coffee forgetter. I can't drink it straight from the brewer (too hot for me) so I set my mug down to cool slightly and often get distracted. Of course I then come back to my coffee to find it's already cold. I've currently got the warmer at my office and it's working great. I can sip my coffee leisurely over the course of an hour and it's still nice and warm." —Elle

    Get it from Amazon for $9.89

    8. A hanging sloth planter that'll remind you goodness still exists in the world even after watching something horrific like Midsommar.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Love how you can hang it if you want but it’s flat at the bottom so you can put it on a flat surface! It’s so adorable and looks amazing." —Meg03

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    9. A motion-activated toilet light, a must for anyone who indulges in scary movies and is then terrified to get up and pee in the middle of the night.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I've had this device for a little while now and I absolutely love it! Light detector and motion detector work together to only turn the toilet light on when it senses darkness and movement. I love that there are 16 different colors you can choose from; and with each 16 colors you can raise or lower the brightness which kind of makes color choices even bigger if you consider the different color brightness a new color. You can either leave your toilet light cycling through all 16 colors while on, or you have the option of choosing one of the colors and keeping it on that color. I ended up getting two of these toilet lights for both of my bathrooms and my guests, as well as I, love it." —Sergio Rios

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    10. A personal fan you'll be forever grateful for when you start to break into a nervous sweat just from seeing an ad for whatever Jordan Peele concocts up next.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It gets pretty warm in my wife's home office because of the afternoon sun beaming in the window. This fan now allows her to comfortably do her work in the afternoon without having to turn the AC way down. It's pretty quiet and doesn't cause distraction and she says it's powerful for as small as it is. She really enjoys the moving air in her workspace and she would definitely recommend this perfect convenience device. Great buy!" —Pitt Hamilton

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in five colors).

    11. A Homesick candle to remind you of your safe space — at home, sleeping on the floor next to your parents' bed because you're too freaking scared to sleep in your room alone.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    What? Was I the only one who did that?

    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money:)" —Bailey K

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in all 50 states).

    12. Or an Otherland candle that might just make you feel more zen just by its appearance.

    Otherland

    I have all three of these candles and they are so delightful. Their scents aren't overpowering and fill my room with a lovely, but subtle, aroma. Don't get me started on how nice they look on display!

    Get it from Otherland for $36 (available in three scents).

    13. A Swiss Army Knife you can stow away in your bedside table to give you a sense of security and leave you prepared for ANYTHING!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This item is the real deal, very well made and I love the color. It is the perfect tool to carry in my bag, lightweight, slim, and well made. Not at all like the bulky pocket knife my husband takes with him in the car. The five tools seem to perfectly address my needs. The scissors are the feature I use the most, but the nail file is definitely a close second. I particularly love that the end of the file doubles as a screwdriver! It has proved the perfect size for eyeglass repair as well as for opening those tiny screws to the battery compartments in toys and electronic items." —Gilles Family

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 26 styles).

    14. A universal remote attachment, because no one wants to fumble with three different remotes trying to figure out which one will turn the TV off when a possessed doll is creeping across the screen.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great little accessory for your Amazon remote. I was tired of always getting my TV controller out to change the volume or input or turn the TV on or off, but this little addition does it all and attaches right to the fire TV remote." —TDS

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. A heatable dumpling plushie that'll make you forget all a-bao-t that bone-chilling scream you keep replaying in your head.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Not only is it cute, but it is perfect size for my stomach. For cramps, this works wonders. It’s super soft and cuddly as well so trying to get comfortable is not a problem. Best purchase." —DeltaO3

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29 (available in four styles).

    16. Fingerless flashlight gloves you can use when the power conveniently goes out on a dark and dreary night, and you need to get to your fuse box without falling on your face.

    Amazon

    My uncle recently was trying to fix some wiring in the dark in his basement, held his flashlight in between his teeth, and then CRACKED all four of his front teeth. He spent more in dental bills than he would've on an electrician. I'll be getting him these gloves.

    Promising review: "This was the best gift to give to my husband who is an electrician who always is using a flashlight but needs his hands as well. There are two lights on each glove — one on the index finger and one on the thumb. The lights are BRIGHT! My husband has big hands so I was worried about the fit but material is spandex so it stretches a lot. Would recommend!" —yvonne horner

    Get them from Amazon for $14.88.

    17. A color-changing LED mushroom night light that'll be there for you when you wake up in the middle of the night paralyzed with fear from a very specific clown-themed nightmare. Damn you, Stephen King.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I can't get over how cute it is. It's very small, I was afraid it might be big and goofy looking, but it's scaled like actual little mushrooms, and isn't too attention grabbing. The mushrooms themselves are pink, and while I would've preferred white for even more realism and subtlety, they're still painfully cute and whimsical. Despite being tiny, they are the perfect brightness. They are dim enough to not interrupt sleep and be pleasant to look at, but plenty bright enough to dimly light a small room to see when you need to go to the bathroom." —Taylor C.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    18. A Nintendo Switch Lite to distract your brain and help you refocus on something more fun than the fact your S.O. made you relive all your childhood fears while watching The Ring again.

    Nintendo / Via instagram.com

    I'm tearing up just even writing that movie title.

    Lately I've been playing lighthearted games on the Nintendo Switch Lite to distract my mind from Sunday Scaries, so it only makes sense the same would work for ACTUAL scary situations! Might I suggest picking up something extremely fun but VERY childish like Yoshi's Crafted World? Let yourself get immersed in his adorable yarn land instead of whatever terrifying commercial keeps playing while you're trying to watch some wholesome TV.

    Get it from Amazon for $199.96 (available in four styles).

    19. Or a subscription to Book of the Month that'll let you select a story to get lost in that has NOTHING to do with murder, gore, or ghosts (unless, you're a bit of a masochist and want to keep having sleepless nights).

    bookofthemonth / Via instagram.com, Book of the Month

    I was gifted a year of Book of the Month for my birthday one year and to date it is one of the best things I've received. There are few things as satisfying as getting truly lost in the pages of a good book — and it'll provide for a great distraction for your mind if you've recently been watching something super scary. Each month you'll be permitted to choose one of four books, all of which are different genres. Then the book you selected will be delivered to your door. Magic! Excuse me, I need to re-up my subscription.

    Get three months from Book of the Month for $49.99.

    20. A waterproof LED flashlight with five modes you can use to light up your entire room the second you hear ANYTHING that sounds like footsteps.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I walked four miles with my dogs today at 5:30 a.m. on a very foggy morning on a greenway that has some dark and scary spots. This flashlight is amazing, very bright, love the zoom feature, nothing hides from me now! It's well built and feels substantial in your hand, but isn't too bulky. I don't review often, so this one is special" —michael

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $17.99.

    21. Or a critter catcher to help safely trap and remove any unwanted creature that wanders into your home. Added bonus? You MIGHT stop screaming bloody murder and running for higher ground when you see a spider.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is awesome! Initially I was hesitant that it would squish the little guys or they would fall out in transport but it's great! Highly recommend! Sorry little guy your GPS brought you into my house, I will help you find your way back outside :)" —Crystal R

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

    22. An assortment of 20 toys with a jelly-like texture you'll be so enamored by you won't want to think about anything else.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    While you can't choose which critters you get, Amazon customers have noted that there haven't been any duplicates in their sets!

    Promising review: "These were a huge success on Easter Sunday! My girls absolutely loved them! Although they do get dirty pretty easily, we have found that if you wash them with some mild dish soap and then, when dry, rub some baby powder on them, they stay clean and soft a lot longer. You can rinse and repeat ;)"—Bookly

    Get a set of 20 from Amazon for $10.49.

    23. Boo-tiful pearl earrings that'll prove to you there are friendly ghosts out there as well — not just demon-like ones!

    BaubleBar

    Get them from BaubleBar for $42.

    24. A popcorn maker because if you're going to cave and watch a scary movie you might as well be able to have the proper throwing-popcorn-in-the-air-out-of-fear reaction, right?

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Very nostalgic for me. Cooks more popcorn at one time than the microwave bags and does it just as quickly with no burning. I just added salt and some butter and it was perfect every time. Very easy to clean and store away as well." —Tammy

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in three colors).

    25. A bundle of sage you can use to help banish negative energy from your home while also making it smell as relaxing as a yoga studio.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Product was as described, wrapped in newspaper (love environmentally friendly packaging), and I received the product in three days. Sage smelled great and is authentic California sage. It had a long-lasting burn and did not die until I blew out the fire. I smudged my entire house within 10 minutes and was still left with a nearly whole smudge stick. I estimate it burned about half an inch in 10 minutes. The product is potent but pleasant smelling. It also worked really well to neutralize smoke odors in a friend’s car and to neutralize pet odors. This is now my go-to spiritual and air cleanser!" —smileykay

    Get it from Amazon for $5+ (also available in packs of 3, 6, and 12),

    26. A unicorn loofah to help you wash off the dreary memories of the horrifying film you just watched and fill the rest of your evening with rainbow magic.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great buy for kiddos! They love lathering up their unicorns and washing themselves. This makes shower time a little easier for them." —Laura C.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    27. Or an evil eye bangle from Alex and Ani that is said to ward off harmful energy and misfortune. Sign me up!

    Alex and Ani

    Get it from Alex and Ani for $38.

    28. Over-ear headphones with a 22-hour battery life so you can happily watch Hocus Pocus on your phone while your friends tune into something horrifying.

    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I waited over a month to write this review because I thought no way could these headphones actually be this good for the price. But I use them all day everyday. I have never been more impressed with headphones under $50. I have sensitive ears with headphones and am super picky but these are so comfortable I can sleep in them. Noise reduction is great when something is playing. Fast charge, easy to pair Bluetooth or wire jack, play/pause and fwd/rwd buttons are handy. Overall definitely worth the buy, highly recommend." —Whitney O'Neil

    Check out our picks for the best wireless headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews! (Spoiler: this pair is the winner for most affordable).

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99 (available in eight styles).

    29. A witty crewneck sweatshirt to show your horror flick–loving friends you're here for a ~ghoul~ time despite the fact you'd much rather have a root canal than see a movie like this in theaters.

    Femfetti / Etsy, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Get it from Femfetti on Etsy for $30.40+ (available in unisex sizes S–5XL).

    30. And a reversible sequin pillow with Nicholas Cage's face on it that'll either comfort you in your time of need or make EVERYTHING worse. That's up for you to decide.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Imagine being nervous that someone will hate your gift at the exchange. Some one finally picks it, slowly unwraps it, and silence. You feel panicked as you have to hint how to change the colors without giving it away. They slowly reveal the face of Nick Cage. Dead silence before the face of absolute joy spreads on their face. Tears come out their eyes as they laugh loudly. They are super thankful for the gift, because they love the Cage. Made my week with that happiness." —Caitlyn Tatar

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98 (available in 10 colors).

    Me anytime anyone says "let's watch a scary movie":

    The Walt Disney Company

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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