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    31 Things That'll Give You Some Support (Literally)

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    1. A set of compression sleeves that'll give your arches some much-needed support. Say "goodbye!" to that irritating pain you've been feeling in the middle of your feet after a long walk.


    Amazon customers noted that the fit may vary based on your foot size.

    Promising review: "I love these. Out of the blue I developed some pain that I assumed was plantar fasciitis. I was dreading wearing clunky shoes and insoles around the house. Enter these bizarre little bands. Whatever hocus pocus is going on here, I'm a believer. I wore them faithfully for a week or so and my pain is gone. Maybe they aren't for everyone, but they sure worked for me." โ€”frankenmuth

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.95 (available in two styles).

    2. A PopSocket you can use to support your phone's weight when you turn it on its side to watch YouTube videos while prepping your meals for the week.


    I'm a recent PopSocket convert and honestly I'm not sure why I waited so long to add one to my phone! It's ridiculously easy to stick on, it's fun to fidget with, and it works great as a stand for when I'm FaceTiming my parents. If I had one of these while I was a student it definitely would've helped me text more discreetly during class (DON'T DO THAT, KIDS!).

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. Micro G Pursuit running shoes from Under Armour with a built-in sock liner and foam padding around the ankle and under the tongue for comfort and extended arch support. AND the pattern was inspired by a tire โ€” talk about reliable traction.

    Under Armour

    Promising review: "Bought this shoe a month ago and am very happy with the quality of the shoe. It is supportive for walking, running, and HIIT workouts." โ€”Carmel89

    Get them from Under Armour for $70 (available in women's sizes 6โ€“12 and three styles).

    4. Locking metal pin backs that'll make sure you never lose that vintage Disney pin you traded for in front of Cinderella Castle in 1994.


    Promising review: "This is an absolute must if you wear pins on your lanyards and don't want to lose them. I didn't lose any pins with these backings. It fit for my Disney pins, Disney Store Japan pins, and Fantasy it could probably fit most pins. Getting them off takes just a tiny bit of practice. I basically hold down the base, while I pull the top back and pull the pin off at the same time. I'm actually going to order more of these. It's way better than the one where you need a those are just hard to deal with and also damage the needle sometimes. I highly recommend this product." โ€”maej

    Get a set of 40 from Amazon for $8.99.

    5. A sound machine/night light for the parent who is desperate for some decent sleep sometime this decade โ€” they need ALL the support they can get.


    TBH, as an adult without kids I would still thoroughly enjoy waking up with this soothing lil' gadget.

    Promising review: "I have now had the Hatch Baby Rest Night Light for about six months. We started using it when we decided to sleep train our toddler. It works perfectly and is really easy to use and set up. I really like the app; I was easily able to customize everything for when he sleeps, wakes, and his nap time. For his night light, I used a soft amber color and in the morning I have it switch to green when he should be waking up. I think he is just now starting to grasp the concept of the colors, but I can see it being a lot more helpful in the near future. I saw some reviews stating that the white noise was louder than they had wanted it to be, but I did not find that to be the case with me. You can easily control the volume of the sound and the brightness of the light with multiple colors." โ€”Pete

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (also available for purchase with a variety of decorative covers).

    6. A pair of shapewear underwear that'll support your core, lift your butt, and provide you with a seamless look โ€” no more stressing about "can they see my underwear lines under this dress?"

    SKIMS, Amazon

    I have a pair of SKIMS from Kim Kardashian's latest line and they've been a game changer. They have an elastic lining on the inside that holds the briefs in place, so they don't fold over or create unwanted lines under any thin materials. They also come in an array of colors to match many skin colors โ€” which is MUCH appreciated. They're currently sold out, but are definitely worth waiting around for. In the mean time, I've also always been a fan of classic SPANX. Can't really go wrong with their super high-waisted ones!

    Get the core control brief from SKIMS for $28 (available in sizes XXSโ€“5X and nine colors) or SPANX higher power panties from Amazon for $30.94+ (available in sizes Sโ€“3X and in nude or black).

    7. Birkenstocks, so you can still embrace your ~boho style vibes~ while also getting extra support in your flat arches. You're SO welcome.


    Promising review: "I have purchased many pairs of Birkenstocks throughout my lifetime and I have loved them all! They take about a week to mold to your feet but then they are perfectly fit to your feet and you will want to wear them every day! There are definitely worth the money and they keep their shape so well! I have had a pair for over 10 years and they are still in great condition!" โ€”jkmathieson

    Get them from Nordstrom for $134.95 (available in sizes 5โ€“11.5 and five styles).

    8. A bracelet fastener that'll assist you in all of your jewelry-clasping needs so you can say, "See, Mom, I DON'T need a boyfriend."


    Promising review: "I was surprised at how well this works. I have a couple of bracelets that are strung on wire and they are stiffer than a chain bracelet, thus making it hard to catch the jump ring with the clasp. This solved that problem beautifully. Now I don't have to wait to wear them until someone is around who can work the clasp for me." โ€”JB

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (also available in a two pack and white or pink).

    9. Or a Zipuller gadget for those pesky dress zippers that are always seemingly impossible to reach when you're home alone and trying to get dressed.


    Promising review: "For decades I've been going through contortions to zip up zippers at the back of my dresses or tops when my husband is not on hand to help me. But recently I bought a really cute, REALLY snug (at the rib cage) jacquard dress for an upcoming event that I will dress for alone at a hotel. When I first tried it on at the store, I had to ask another customer in the dressing room to zip me up and down...there was just no way I could contort enough to do it myself. But I wanted the dress. So when I got home, I went on Amazon to see what kind of zipper puller uppers were out there. I was hoping to spend $10-12, but after reading all the reviews I decided I had to have something that would not fail me. So I ordered the Zipuller because it had the best reviews and looked the sturdiest. It has worked every time I have used it. Even on that really snug dress. The zipper tab didn't come out of the clasp when I was zipping past the hardest part. Yay! I'm sold and won't be without it from here on out when I know I will need help." โ€”Southern Gal

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in three colors).

    10. Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls, which will help you achieve the defined coils of your dreams with just a tiny bit of effort.

    miss_jessies / Via

    Whether you're fighting Florida humidity or trying to make it through the rainy season in Seattle, Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls has gotchu. You only need a tiny bit to make a difference and prevent a bad-hair mishap. Check out our full review of Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls!

    Get it from Walmart for $21.32.

    11. Or a high impact sports bra with a stylish marbled pattern to prevent you from getting hit in the face with your boobs the next time you're trying to get some cardio in on the treadmill.

    Under Armour

    Promising review: "I've purchased quite a few sports bras over the years, but without a doubt, this is the most comfortable! The wide band at the bottom keeps the bra secure while keeping it comfortable; not slipping around! There is a small slot which makes it possible to access the soft cups within, so they can be moved to wherever they are the most comfortable for you. The cross back provides excellent support without binding. I believe I'll be buying some more!" โ€”MassillonJill

    Get it from Under Armour for $40 (available in sizes XSโ€“XL and six styles).

    12. Fingerless flashlight gloves you can use when the power unexpectedly goes out and you need to get to your fuse box without falling on your face. Darkness? I don't know her.


    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 โ€” 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!" โ€”yvonne horner

    Get them from Amazon for $14.88+ (available in three styles).

    13. A comfortable wire-free bra with wide straps that'll leave you feeling supported all day long โ€” see ya', back pain.


    Promising review: "I was terrified to buy a bra online without being fitted first. I am a large chested woman (DD) and bras are not comfortable for me. I hate them. I am also sick to death of underwire, so I thought I would try this bra for the price, and because I have had Bali bras and they were good bras. I am keeping it for the comfort. I will buy more as this is a great bra.

    I got the XX as I said, I wear a double D and am overweight enough to think the picture in the advertisement might look close. It looks exactly the same in my mirror. I could wear it on the middle clasp, but I like the looser comfort fully extended. This bra would also fit if I lost weight, or gained a few pounds. It has that spandex give, but the support has me convinced I have been crazy buying underwire all these years." โ€”Terri Christiansen

    Get it from Amazon for $14.49+ (available in sizes Sโ€“3XL and 64 styles).

    14. A therapy lamp to recreate the feeling of sitting in the sun, even when you're stuck in a cubicle all day. Support for your mental health? Check., Amazon

    Promising review: "This light has helped me feel like an actual human again and I could almost cry, honestly. I've only used it a handful of times, but I've already noticed a significant boost in my mood and energy. I enjoy doing chores again, I don't lay in bed when I am off work and cry, I get as excited as my dog when I ask if she wants to go for walks. My friends have noticed an uptick in my mood too, as have my co-workers and family. I've found that I have energy to take up my old hobbies such as writing and drawing again, too." โ€”Hailey

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    15. Memory foam inserts you can add to your favorite worn down sneakers to reduce stress on your feet and leave you feeling like you're walking on a cloud.


    Promising review: "I'm flat footed and these are what I need to support my arch. I've tried these shoe insoles for almost two weeks and they work perfectly. They are soft and cushiony when I walk. They have a decent arch support that works well. This new insole was easy to trim to fit into my size 9 shoes. My old shoes have new life again. I am a nurse and walk a lot and stand for hours. These replacement in soles saved my feet, knees and legs. I will order more and recommend to my family and friends." โ€”Kathleen Higley

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in women's sizes 5โ€“15 and men's sizes 6โ€“12).

    16. My Critter Catcher, a must-have for anyone who could use some emotional support when trying to catch a terrifying bug. This creation will even let you remove the creature without killing it.


    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 :)" โ€”Crystal R

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

    17. Asics Gel Venture sneakers that have a built-in cushion to keep you feeling supported at all times. They also come in a ton of fun colors so you better believe your workout style will remain on point.,

    A few years ago I broke my foot and found I needed major support from my sneakers, not just for working out but for everyday use. I bought my first pair of Asics and never looked back. They are cushioned, comfortable, and exactly what you'd want in a sneaker โ€” and over 3.7K Amazon customers agree!

    Promising review: "I love these shoes! I am hard to please due to plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, and lots of screws in my ankle. Great arch support and really beautifully designed shoes. The photo doesn't do them justice. They make me happy looking at them and wearing them. I only wear them to work out and they feel great! Great price too!!" โ€”T. Discosola

    Get them from Amazon: women's sizes for $59.95+ (available in sizes 6โ€“11 and in 10 styles) or men's sizes for $54.50+ (available in sizes 6โ€“15 and in 16 styles).

    18. A retro bathing suit that'll make you feel like you're on summer vacation with Midge Maisel and her family and let you cannonball into a pool without living in fear of providing an accidental peep show.,

    Promising review: "I wear a 10/12 right now, and I went with the XL. I'm 36C up top, and this suit has actual underwires โ€” really appreciate the support for my boobs! The shirring across the front is very flattering and the cherry print is adorable!" โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes Mโ€“5XL and three styles).

    19. Or a simiarly-styled two-piece you can wear to transport your swim style to a more fashionable time and prevent your boobs from bouncing around.,

    Promising review: "I love this!!!!! I've never felt confident about my body but this bathing suit is just amazing. I'm also very into the '50s so this was a plus for me. I ordered a medium, I'm 5'1" and weigh about 130 lbs., so it fits well. It's a tiny bit tight on my butt but that's how I like it. I was also able to jump, flip, and swim without worrying that my boobs will fall out." โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes Mโ€“5X and 16 styles).

    20. An NYX Professional Makeup setting spray you can rely on to keep your carefully applied eyeshadow, concealer, and lipstick on ALL. DAY. LONG. This is the kind of support we all need in our lives., Amazon

    Promising review: "INCREDIBLE!!!!! I swear this has changed my life. It makes my makeup last all day....literally 12+ hours. It has even kept my makeup on and smudge proof through a 2 hour nap!!! I'm so incredibly impressed. I have very oily skin and the "dewy" finish has not made me look or feel greasy. I seriously love this stuff sooo much!!!!" โ€”JaNaeSyx

    Get it from Amazon for $6.80.

    21. Or an adorable phone-charger clamp to prevent cords from tangling and breaking down.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Cute, practical, and helps me keep track of which charger is mine! I bought one and had to buy more for the rest of my chargers. They also make great gifts!" โ€”earthtolizz

    Get it from Urban Oufitters: one for $6 or two for $10 (available in 15 styles).

    22. A sports bra made with fabric designed to give relentless support and a super-soft feel, so luxurious you'll want to wear it even when you're not at the gym.

    Under Armour

    Promising review: "Great support bra for sports! I am pretty bust-y and this bra keeps everything in check. Very comfortable and nice color. Buying another one." โ€”EmiliaB

    Get it from Under Armour for $59.99 (available in sizes 32Bโ€“38DD and in pink or black).

    23. A memory foam lumbar support that'll ~have your back~ whether you're logging extra hours at the office or over-indulging in World of Warcraft at home., Amazon

    Promising review: "Ordered this lumbar support to use in my Mazda driver's seat. It fits well and does indeed make my lower back feel less stiff and tired after driving. The material is a mesh, the interior foam is soft and flexible, and the support cushion comes with attaching straps (optional use). They seem to more for a chair than an auto seat, as I can see that they are not going to fit around my car seat. No matter as the strap and buckle are secure behind the cushion. I would certainly recommend this lumbar cushion as well made, comfortable, and does the job as advertised. The mesh material will not stick to your back in hot weather. It's a comfortable cushion and priced right." โ€”William H.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.89 (available in eight colors).

    24. A lace bra with an underwire you can wear on days you need your boobs to feel supported but don't want to sacrifice the style of your undergarments. So glamorous!,

    Promising review: "This is perfect! I love the fit and the texture. It looks sexy and it gives me support all around. This bra lifts and separates like a good bra should. I wanted a relative inexpensive bra that I could convert into a nursing bra without worrying over ruining it if it didn't work right. It was so easy and the integrity of the support was not at all compromised. It feels just as good as the high end expensive boutique bras that I had to store away when I started nursing." โ€”Austenatwood

    Get it from Amazon for $15+ (available in sizes 34Bโ€“44H and 13 colors).

    25. An adjustable pillow filled with shredded memory foam you'll find yourself counting down the minutes until you can lay on again.

    nestbeddingorganics / Via

    This pillow has become my favorite part about bedtime. I'm weird in that half the time I sleep beneath my pillow directly on my mattress, but thanks to this fluffy lil' guy I've actually shifted to using pillows the right way!

    Promising review: "I purchased this pillow directly from Nest Bedding. I love the materials, and it's adjustable (I did take a little bit of the foam out). I've had it almost a year and it's still holding up great. The most important thing โ€” I have some cervical neck problems and have a hard time finding a comfortable pillow. This pillow has been wonderful for me! I've tried similar 'adjustable' memory foam pillows online (highly rated ones), and they aren't the same. This was a splurge, but so worth it!" โ€”Robin

    Get it from Amazon for $99+ (available in standard, queen, or king sizing).

    26. An Invisibobble hair ring to stop pesky strands from escaping your ponytail or bun.

    Amazon, invisibobble / Via

    I am truly obsessed with my Invisibobble hair rings. I have them in a variety of colors and keep one on me at all times. If your hair isn't doing what you want, simply grab one of these and you'll be able to put together a chic bun in no time. They don't pull on your hair AT all (they're my go-to for when I need to put my hair up in the shower or for the gym). Helpful tip: After wearing them all day the ring will stretch out, you can toss it into hot water to bring it back to its original size.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50.

    Not into pink? Check out a ton of other styles here.

    27. A gel keyboard cushion set you can bring to work to make sure your wrist is properly supported while you type and click the day away.

    Promising review: "A good keyboard and mouse rest are essential to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. I know as I had the operation on both wrists before I discovered how essential these are. These are both good supports due to the material used on the outside where your skin rests and for the material inside. Many other brands use plain gel which does not work well for long periods and for durability. I am not sure what's in Gimars' rests but it definitely supports my wrists super comfortably. One major concern with most rests is longevity. While that remains to be seen, this one does seem well made. I've had far too many separate after a few months use. I've had mine only a month, but it's seen constant use daily for 2-4 hours per day. Both are wearing well." โ€”Geoffrey R. Tricarico

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three colors).

    28. A volumizing hair spray that'll keep your luscious locks in place for at least 24 hours and is said to be wind-resistant up to 25MPH! Now THAT'S supportive!, Amazon

    Promising review: "Living in Texas, I need some major heat, wind, and humidity insurance. Kenra #25 is the only hairspray I use. It is more of a finishing spray, ie: it has a slightly crisp finish. But it's brush-able. You can comb your fingers through it if needed. If a stray strand needs replacing, I can redo that area with ease. My hair style is somewhat natural โ€” I like some shape, but want my hair to move, swing, look natural. This spray does that for me, in every type of weather. This stuff layers beautifully without a big build-up. On humid days, or when you want to hold a curl/style, use more spray, and you still won't have helmet-head." โ€” C.Marie Ross

    Get it from Amazon for $7+ (also available in packs of two and in sizes 1.5, 10, and 16 oz).

    29. Or a volumizing texture powder from Big Sexy Hair to help you add a little ~umph~ to your tressles when, despite all your best efforts, they're looking a bit flat.,

    Promising review: "I've always had thick hair and a lot of volume, but since I moved to Miami my hair keeps going down, thanks to the weather and humidity. I decided to try this product, and really, this is amazing. The bottle is small, but you only need a little bit to add volume to your hair, I even put too much (and still it was so small that I thought it wouldnโ€™t be enough) that I had to wash my hair to take it off because my hair was TOO thick and too voluminous !! Iโ€™m amazed." โ€”Camille De Armas

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    30. Affordable leggings with pockets and a sturdy waistband that'll support you whether you're doing yoga or running a 5K.,

    Promising review: "Would buy again. Love these pants. Very comfortable and hold things in place! Long in the leg (I have short legs and these are way long on me) and great support and tummy control!" โ€”Bl8n

    Learn more about these TSLA leggings here!

    Get them from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in sizes XSโ€“2X and 45 styles).

    31. And a travel pillow with chin support to prevent you from physically nodding off and waking yourself up in the process. Sweet dreams!,

    Promising review: "Until now I haven't found a travel pillow that works. Ordered the BCozzy and received the day I was the leave for a trip to China. This 16 hour flight was sure to test the BCozzy. I wasn't expecting it to work but it was pretty awesome, it gives you neck support and that much needed chin support. Nothing sucks worse that waking up with your head hanging forward with a sore neck. The BCozzy also seems smaller than most bulky travel pillows so I can easily fit in my luggage." โ€”curtis christensen

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in adult, adult XL, and child sizes and six colors).

    This is our mid-price pick for best travel pillow on BuzzFeed reviews!

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