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    22 Things That Made Me Think, “Why Don’t I Own That Already?”

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    1. A gigantic sheer scrunchie that's basically gonna give your hair a hug. Although it's exaggerated, it's not heavy at all, so you can make a colourful statement without your bun or ponytail being weighed down.

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    Get it from Free People Canada for $16.80. Available in ten colours.

    2. Some vegan lip balms that put a playfully ~grown up~ twist on juicy, fruity flavours. They come in cocktail-ish options like Ginger Mint, Tangerine Agave, and Watermelon Basil, and are petrolatum free. Your lips will stay soft and supple (if you can successfully resist eating these).

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    Get them from Free People for $14.

    3. A sleek and portable side table that'll allow you to work from the couch or bed comfortably. It'll slide under the bed to create a small desk, or around your legs on the couch, so you’re not balancing your laptop on your thighs the whole time.

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    Don't let the delicate-looking design fool you — it's sturdy!

    Get it from Simons for $95.

    4. The FOREO LUNA Mini 2 cleansing tool which uses pulsations to dislodge gunk and makeup residue from the skin. There's no rubbing or scrubbing involved at all! It's the upgrade every skin care lover wants in their arsenal.

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    Here's what BuzzFeed writer Maitland Quitmeyer had to say about the one she owns: "The acne scars on my cheeks from a series of breakouts are fading fast, and I get new acne very rarely — they're more like a pimple here and there occasionally when I have to fly somewhere (curse you, dry airplanes) or get stressed or... who even knows why my skin freaks out sometimes. Never thought I'd ever put a no-makeup selfie on the internet, but that's how much I love this thing."

    Check out her full review of the FOREO LUNA Mini 2!

    Get it from Skinstore for $170.17.

    5. A Bluetooth-controlled mini waterproof speaker that's too cute for words. It comes in beautiful pastel colours and has a bouncy silicone finish that'll keep moisture out, so you can enjoy a swim in the pool, a date in the rain, or your daily morning shower with your favourite moody tunes.

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    And it's rechargeable, so don't even worry about grabbing batteries.

    Get it from Free People for $56. Available in three colours.

    6. A chic artisanal bucket bag, so you can carry around your essentials in style. It looks a lot more expensive than it is, and the solid colour + faux leather finish make it versatile enough to complement any look.

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    Get it from Simons for $19.99 (originally $29). Available in black and brown.

    7. A set of special facial razors for anyone who loves their brows shaped to perfection. The razor is precise enough to sculpt the brow, but can be used all over the face as a dermaplaning tool to help absorb skincare better, too.

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    Get a pack of two from Skinstore for $28.60. Use code "NATURE" at checkout to get 15% off.

    8. Some eco-friendly floral wallpaper that looks like it popped right out of a vintage storybook about a psychedelic garden. It's a photo print of a hand-embroidered Mexican tapestry and will fill your room with warmth, even if you decide to place it on a small section of your wall.

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    The wallpaper is washable with light soap and easy to apply and remove without ripping.

    Get it from Simons for $99.

    9. Some foliage string lights that'll freshen and brighten up your WFH nook. These come with eight settings you can control with your phone, so depending on your mood, you can switch things up easily.

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    Get them from Simons for $18.

    10. A lil' potato nightlight that's a total mood. Put him on your side table and gently tap his head to let your spud bud light the way for your midnight trips to the bathroom. As you can see, he's very concerned about you.

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    The light is rechargeable and there are three brightness levels for you to choose as per your mood.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    11. A marine blue art print featuring some of the most beautiful birds of Canada sitting on a tree. They'll lift your mood every time you enter your space and will look great as balcony or patio decor.

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    Get it from Simons for $40.

    12. A Korean jelly-cream moisturizer that's 92% snail mucin. Yup, you read right — that's the slimy stuff snails leave on their trail, and turns out, it's GREAT for your skin. It soothes it, heals it, and leaves it so plump, it's fresher than a well-watered plant.

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    Get it from Lookfantastic for $29.50. Use code "LFXCA" at checkout for 10% off.

    13. A soft pink glass that exudes fairytale vibes with its floral detailing. Pour yourself some red wine and immediately feel like a royal, or just use the shorter glass to store trinkets on your dresser.

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    If you're feeling a lil' gothic, there's a black wineglass option, too!

    Get the wineglass from Simons for $7.50, the short glass for $6.

    14. A pair of synchronized long-distance lamps, if you're stuck living far away from your loved ones. Tap the lamp to silently tell them you're thinking of them. You'll watch the lamp glow when they're missing you, too! 🥰

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    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $279.02.

    15. A rejuvenating scalp massager that'll stimulate your roots to encourage healthier hair growth while you shampoo. The gentle silicone bristles will also help dislodge sebum and styling product residue, without scratching the scalp. And your manicure will last longer, since you're no longer scrubbing your roots with your fingernails.

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    Get it from Free People for $28. Available in mint green and baby pink.

    16. A pair of double-sided shower gloves that'll make scrubbing your body in the shower a less acrobatic and more efficient task. One side has a soft fabric to lather your skin up, and the other has a double-weave fibre to exfoliate it till it's smoother than a baby's butt.

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    Get a pair from Simons for $20.

    17. A set of small porcelain plates that'll give your dining spread a splash of playfulness. The patterns give them a modern edge. Plus, if we're gonna have to eat at home more, we might as well do it in style, right?

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    Get a set of four from Simons for $20.

    18. A ventilated mesh T-shirt that gives the ol' boyfriend tee a cool update. Grab the black one to keep it classically punk, or pick a neon colour to make a statement. No matter which one you choose, you'll find yourself rocking it all summer long.

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    Get it from Simons for $12.99. Available in four colours and sizes XS-L.

    19. Some pimple patches that'll literally suck out the gunk and bacteria from your zits and bring it to the surface, leaving your pimple shrunken and dried out in hours. Put 'em on before you hit the sack and you'll wake up to a miracle.

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    They're clear, so they can even be used under makeup.

    Get a pack of 24 from Lookfantastic for $12.30. Use code "LFXCA" at checkout for 10% off.

    20. A short lil' floral mug that emphasizes that kindness is always in fashion. So steep yourself some calming tea or froth up a cappuccino, maybe give your mom a call, and text your loved ones asking how they are.

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    Get it from Simons for $4.99 (originally $7.50).

    21. And while we're at it, why not just treat ourselves to a whole ~café vibe~ with this Central Perk neon sign? It's a two-in-one must-fave if you're a Friends super fan AND a coffee snob.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $54.

    22. And lastly, a kitty cat pillowcase complete with lil' protruding ears that's making me go 🥺🥺🥺 as I write this. Look at it. That is all.

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    Get it from Simons for $14.

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