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32 Products That'll Add An Extra Pep To Your Step For The Day

A cold brew maker, Beats earphones, a migraine stick, and other things you didn't know could make your day that much brighter.

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 pair of Chelsea boots because these boots are, quite literally, made for walking and everyone deserves to rock them. They've got a thick heel, which provides extra support so you can walk for miles with all the pep and still be comfortable (and stylish!).

Reviewer photo of a person wearing a long tan cardigan, cream sweater, denim jeans, and tan Chelsea boots

Promising review: "I really like these shoes a lot. They're incredibly comfortable for being heeled boots and I can stand in them all day at work. While I've only gone through one winter with these so far (in Chicago), they still look great! I also sprayed them with water protectant and it didn't affect the suede material at all, so I would 10/10 recommend these." —Sarasri

Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in seven colors).

2. Drinkable konjak jelly pouches that'll provide antioxidants *and* vitamin C for the perfect pick-me-up.

Reviewer is holding the peach flavored jelly pouch in their hand

I got a box of these plant-based babies and I couldn't stop eating them. They're absolutely delicious and so fun to eat! Also, Tastelli is a Black-owned, queer-owned, Asian-owned, *and* Latinx-owned small business based in Chicago! 

Promising review: "This stuff is AWESOME. Got it as a gift for my wife and ended up eating it all before she could have any (my skin is glowing though LOL). Ended up ordering another box right away. The Tastelli team deserves a lot of credit for creating something that is as tasty as it is healthy. Throw it in the fridge when you get it and you get a super-healthy chilled dessert every night after dinner! Thanks, Tastelli!!" —John Lyons

Get a box of 10 pouches from Amazon for $24.99

3. A 20-oz. water bottle designed to make sure you're staying hydrated all day, something I need to work on. All you have to do is slide one of the colorful bands up each time you finish the water in a full bottle!

A customer review photo of them holding the bottle with the text, "Freaking killing it today, y'all."

Promising review: "Cute bottle and encourages hydration! My water intake has dramatically increased. It's been a great way to drink water while working from home. Love the rainbow colors." —Caitlin

Get it from Amazon for $16.09+ (available in 11 colors, four sizes, and two designs).

4. Or a personalized Disney Starbucks tumbler because you need to drink water everyday, so why not do it with just a little bit of ✨ magic ✨?

Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, For The Love of Pixie Dust

For the Love of Pixie Dust is a woman-owned small business based in New Jersey that sells a *ton* of Disney-inspired cups.

Get it from For the Love of Pixie Dust for $21.

5. A S'well water bottle that is, honestly, way more beautiful than it has any right to be. This bad boy is ~triple layered~ with a vacuum-insulated design to keep your drinks ice cold for 48 hours or piping hot for up to 24.

the water bottles with geode prints / Via @swellbottle

Promising review: "Wonderful color. Works just like it said it would. It fits in my bag and I have a pouch that I used with it. The quality is great; it always surprises me how cold the water is whenever I'm ready to use it. The smell is aways clean and I also have another for my husband, who takes it everywhere. Wonderful bottle." —Melissa G.

Get it from S'well for $25 (available in three sizes and multiple colors).

6. A pair of glittery socks so every step you take for the day will be full of ✨ sparkle ✨. 

the socks on a model's feet with silver metallic heels

Promising review: "These are true to fit, look darling in stilettos, can dress them up or down. Great price and fast shipping." —Diane Thompson

Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in five designs).

7. A bottle of Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel seasoning with sea salt, garlic, and onion that'll enhance your daily avo-toast by, like, 1,000%.

reviewer hand holding clear bottle labeled "Trader Joe's everything but the bagel"

Promising review: "This seasoning blend is just stupidly delicious. My favorite use so far was for making homemade gluten-free bagels. They. Were. AMAZING. I thought I made enough bagels for a few days, but my family ate them all in 24 hours. This is really fabulous sprinkled on scrambled eggs, too. My nearest Trader Joe's is over an hour away, so happy to be able to order this here." —Kindle Customer

Get it from Amazon for $6.99 or Subscribe & Save for $6.29).

8. A hair-finishing stick made of natural plant-based ingredients for when you're completely over dealing with those loose hairs that won't stay up in your messy bun.

Promising review: "I have super-fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hairspray." —Jill Stilfield

Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

9. Or an edge-control gel that'll help lay your edges and pesky baby hairs for a ridiculously sleek *and* chic look. Best part? No flaking or residue!

reviewer's before photo of her natural edges and baby hairs
after photo of the hair slicked back and laying down

BUT we want to add that no one should feel pressure to lay their edges, unless they want to! Check out, "Just A Friendly PSA That You Don't HAVE To Lay Your Edges Down If You Don't Wanna."

Promising review: "Hands down! The best edge control I have ever used and I have used a lot of them. Stayed all day! No flakes and nongreasy! And this one is not even the strongest in the line. Love this product!" —Seabea2013

Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in five sizes).

10. A clay earring set so ~out of this world~ (see what I did there? Because space), you'll feel like you're channeling your inner Ms. Frizzle with every step you take.

Luna's / Etsy

Luna's is a small business based in Milton, Pennsylvania, that makes absolutely adorable and quirky polymer clay earrings. I've bought so many earrings and Mary is an absolute delight to work with. BTW, you can even do a custom order of earrings!

Promising review: "The absolute cutest thing I have ever bought! Fast shipping and looks exactly as pictured. Packaging was super cute and thoughtful! I love them!" —Tasha Youngs

Get the ones on the left from Luna's for $23 or the ones on the right for $15.

11. A peachy notebook that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face every time you grab it to jot down some thoughts.

The notebook with water color peaches all throughout the cover and the words "I'm just peachy" on the front
Anne Cate

Anne Cate is a woman-owned small business based in Cleveland, Ohio, that sells stylish accessories.

It's about 5 inches by 7 inches and hold 50 college-ruled sheets. 

Get it from Anne Cate for $8

12. A teeth-whitening kit to help you remove stains on your teeth caused by coffee (guilty), soda, smoking, and more. All you need to do is twist the bottom of the pen, brush it onto your teeth, avoiding the gums, and let it sit for less than a minute.,

It's totally safe and provides fast results with just nine minutes a day. Just brush your teeth, apply the proprietary teeth-whitening gel, and let the USB-powered mouthpiece work its magic, while you catch up on your Netflix shows. Then, just rinse and go about your day! Also safe for sensitive teeth, bridges, crowns, caps, veneers, and braces!

Promising review: "If you're anything like me... I brush every day, twice/day, floss.. but still my teeth never seem to get white. Most importantly, they are so damn sensitive all the time. Crest whitening strips hurt more than when I had kidney stones, but this is something I was cringing about when I purchased them. I was so on edge about how sensitive my teeth would be........literally nothing. No pain. At all. My teeth are so much whiter and the sensitivity gel they give is incredible. <--Not that you would even need it because the maximum-strength gel doesn't hurt anyways!" —William Clawson

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $149.95.

13. A refreshing hyaluronic acid serum literally called Super Bounce — could it be any more peppy? It's hydrating! It's soothing! It's softening! It's even cruelty-free!

Model is holding the lilac colored Glossier bottle

This serum has 2% hyaluronic acid complex and pro-vitamin B5 that hydrates your skin on multiple levels. The three molecular weights of hyaluronic acid pull moisture deep into the skin (and keeps it there!) to instantly smooth the surface of your skin. The pro-vitamin B5 promotes long-term hydration *and* healthy -ooking skin. Best part? The formula is fast-absorbing and NEVER sticky!

Promising review: "I love this! I have a lot of issue with like dry/irritated spots on my face, particularly around my chin and nose. When I used Super Bounce the first time I noticed a difference THE NEXT DAY. Haven’t ever been someone with a regimented skincare routine or who used serums but this is making a believer out of me." —Shelby

Get it from Glossier for $28

14. A surprisingly effective essential-oil stick infused with peppermint, spearmint, and lavender to ease those pesky migraine and tension headaches you get during the workday or because your cat won't stop meowing for treats. Oh, just me?

A BuzzFeeder holding the lipstick-sized headache stick
Katy Herman / BuzzFeed

Read our review of the Migrastil headache relief stick!

Promising review: "I have had tension and migraine headaches for around 20 years. I have tried everything. OTC medication, prescription medication, pain injections, chiropractor etc.... This topical oil has given me relief for nearly six weeks now. I have only had two to three headaches in that time, and they were mild. I ordered more already so I have some in my car and at home, and I bought some for two of my friends who suffer from chronic migraines. I would recommend this product to anyone with migraines. It is phenomenal." —Mary D.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99 or Subscribe & Save for $10.79/month.

15. A compact cold brew maker because you're spending way too much $$$ for your daily coffee (it's me) when you could just be making it right at home without having to drive anywhere to get it.

Reviewer photo of the cold brew maker and a glass of iced coffee

Promising review: "I’m new to the cold brew world, but this made my life a lot easier. It makes enough coffee for me to have a 6-oz coffee every day for about a week. Don’t forget you don’t need that much cold coffee to begin with since it’s a pretty strong flavor, so this pitcher will last you a long time in the fridge. Stayed tasty for two weeks in my fridge." —A. Hizam

Get it from Amazon for $22.20 (available in two sizes and three colors).

16. A cheeky candle that will remind you that all you do is, indeed, win.

A person holding up a candle that says &quot;All I do is win, infused with the tears of my opponents&quot; and the words &quot;it even smells like their tears&quot; written on the image
Stephanie Hope / BuzzFeed

I absolutely love the candles from women-owned Malicious Women Co. They're quirky, fun, and make me laugh. Not only that, but they actually smell so good. This candle specifically smells like citrus and sage and gives off a cozy, musky smell I'm obsessed with. 

Promising review: "I love the novelty and originality of the candles. Aside from that, the candle smells awesome! I bought this as a gift for my daughter who needed a little inspiration! She loves it! Thank you for creating such a unique product! I give 5 stars all the way!" —Regina W.

Get it from Malicious Women Co. for $22

17. Polarized sunglasses to look super stylish while also protecting your peepers from harmful UV rays (and also haters, bye✌️).

Reviewer is wearing sunglasses and smiling

Promising review: "I was looking for some polarized sunglasses after seeing adds for $40 ones on Instagram. I checked here and love these ones. Solid build, two pairs, and actually polarized. They send a card with them to show the polarization. The wayfarer ones are rubberized soft-touch coated, super premium. I like them both a lot, good value for sure!" —Mikey5

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 20 colors).

18. A bra and panty set because nothing brightens my day quite like knowing I'm wearing a matching set for the first time in months. It's like a little secret only I know.

Model is wearing a honey colored lace underwire bra and thong set
Love, Vera

Love, Vera is a Black woman–owned small business based in Los Angeles, California, that specializes in stunning (and inclusive!) lingerie pieces. 

Get it from Love, Vera for $71 (bra available in sizes 32A–44DDD and thong available in sizes S–4X).

19. A clinical-strength antiperspirant for when it doesn't matter what you do, sweat stains have become a part of your aesthetic (it's me). It contains 12% aluminum chloride, which blocks sweat for up to 72 sweet, sweet, beautifully dry hours.

reviewer holding up a packacge of certain dri prescription strength deodorant
Reviewer wearing the antiperspirant showing it didn't leave behind sweat stains on their shirt

Promising review: "Just got inside from 80-degree weather. I CANNOT believe I have no sweat marks. To be dramatic, this is life-changing. To be modest, this is life-changing. Haha. I was always so embarrassed going anywhere! No matter the weather I was always dripping sweat from under my arms. I was always so self-conscious, leaving parties early, known as the sweater! No more! I’m seriously so excited about this." —Liz

Get it from Amazon for $5.67 or Subscribe & Save for $5.39/month.

20. Or if you want something a bit more natural, an aluminum-free coconut deodorant for anyone (again, it's me) who immediately starts to perspire the second they move their arms. It's made with a blend of coconut water, coconut oil, *and* sage oil to soothe even the most sensitive of pits.


Kopari notes that when switching to a natural deodorant you may experience a little bit more sweat and stink than normal for the first couple weeks due to your body adjusting and detoxing.

Promising review: "I am so in love with this deodorant!!! Works great, safe to use, smells amazing, and even my 10-year-old daughter loves it!!!" —Nicole S.

Get it from Kopari for $14 (available in seven scents).

21. An eyeliner stamp to save you time and tears in the morning by creating the perfect wing every single time — and that could put *anyone* in a good mood., Amazon

It comes in a pack of two (one for each eye) and one side is the stamp, with the other being a regular eyeliner pen!

Promising review: "It’s so easy to use and fast! I wore this eyeliner in the dead heat of a humid Georgia summer and even the rest of me was wilted, my eyes looked fantastic! I bought two sets — one for home and one for travel. I wear glasses so I have to get really close to the mirror to make sure I don’t misstamp but it’s really hard to mess up. I will be buying again definitely!" —Chloe H.

Get a pack of two 10mm pens from Amazon for $14.97.

22. A bidet attachment because you'll be bummed if you have to spend another day walking around knowing you *don't* use a bidet. I bought this bad boy a year ago and I will never go back to just toilet paper again!


I was a little bit intimidated by the pieces it comes with, but I (a person who has absolutely zero skill in plumbing or house projects) put it together myself with no issues! You can choose the strength of the flow when cleaning and it even allows you to aim the hose to the perfect spot! 

Promising review: "It makes little sense to use dry paper to clean your bum. Tushy is an easy to install affordable way to improve your hygiene. No need to get the one with heated water, we have both models and room temp is perfectly comfortable. We love the Tushy and definitely recommend it!" —Constance F.

Get it from Tushy for $99 (originally $129, available in 8 colors).

23. A gel nail polish kit that will create beautiful salon-quality nails right at home so you can step out for the day feeling like a brand-new person.,

Promising review: "This is my first UV-cure gel polish kit and I don’t know why I didn’t buy this sooner! As soon as I received, I immediately tried five of the six included colors and they are gorgeous!! I did have to do two coats of the lightest pink for coverage and cured each coat for 60 seconds per the included instructions. I’m so pleased with everything else included. Goodbye, smudged, regular-polish, lasts-one-day manicures forever!" —AZ mama

Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in 12 color sets).

24. A rainfall showerhead because picture yourself waking up in the morning and taking a luxurious shower under this majestic queen. I, too, would have an extra lil' pep.,

Promising review: "I was able to install this item rather easily, my old head was harder to get off than this head was to install. The wrench that is provided is adequate along with the use of your hands; no other wrench is needed. I would just make sure you do not tighten very much. No pipe tape was needed with my installation; there was none included with my purchase. I love the adjustable arm, the flow of the water, and how relaxing it feels after a rough day to stand underneath and enjoy the water flow over your body." —Ozatlarge

Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in three sizes and three colors).

25. A Fitbit Inspire 2 so you can keep track of all the steps that have recently received some pep. It'll track activity, heart rate, *and* distance for up to 10 days of charge while letting you see your messages and calls on its sleek display.

Reviewer is wearing a Fitbit Inspire 2 on their wrist

Promising review: "I was worried about all the reviews that mentioned endless vibrations, but so far no issues. I didn't realize I had my notifications like texts and calls turned off, so the only time it vibrated in the first few days of wearing it was when I hit 10K steps. I'd suggest reading up on how to set the correct settings for your goals and notifications before saying all it does is vibrate. Using the app to learn how to use the Fitbit is also a breeze. It's stylish and comfortable, even to wear to sleep. It definitely motivates me to get moving and the app is great for tracking your progress and customization. It was easy to set up and sync with my phone as well. Overall, I'm impressed and very happy with my purchase." —Breezy Momma

Get it from Amazon for $59.95 (available in three colors).

26. Maybelline concealer that'll brighten your under-eyes and help you disguise the fact that your Sunday Scaries kept you up way past your bedtime.

Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

Promising review: "I am a makeup snob. I have stupidly high standards for cosmetic performance, and drugstore brands have let me down every single time I've given them a shot. So when I graduated from Covergirl to Sephora after college, I never looked back. My kit is full of Dior and YSL foundation, Armani concealer, Benefit brighteners, etc. But this thing is truly great.The sponge applicator is better than you think. Firstly, it's antimicrobial, so you don't have to worry about the hygiene aspect. Secondly, its ability to blend the product is outstanding. The concealer itself doubles as a highlighter, it looks good without primer, and it lasts so much longer than you'd expect." —Sarita

Get it from Amazon for $4.33+ (available in 16 shades).

27. A pair of cozy slippers because your definition of "a pep in your step" is just scooting around the house in these comfy boys. OK, it's my definition.

four pairs of different colored fuzzy slippers

Promising review: "They’re warm without being sweaty and they seem to be holding up well (even with dogs and a piglet trying to pick at them). I’m a stay home mom in a 'no shoes' household, so these are on my feet almost all day every day. They don’t have sneaker-like support like some more expensive slippers, but they’re still plenty cushiony and comfy after a month of almost constant wear. I’d buy them again in a heartbeat, but it doesn’t look like I’ll need to any time soon." —MLuRow79

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and in four colors).

28. A trio of Mario Badescu facial sprays infused with aloe and soothing scents that'll make every day feel like you just walked out of a fancy spa.

the three facial sprays

Promising review: "My husband and I are both obsessed with these sprays! The rose water is great to set your make up and refresh throughout the day. The green tea is great to spray on your face first thing in the morning to help wake you up, and I love using the lavender at night to wind down!" —NoleChick95

Get it from Amazon for $ $21.

29. Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones so you can ditch your current dinky headphones that die halfway through your workout. These last a whopping NINE hours and sit securely around your ears. They'll stay with you whether they're bopping your head on your way to work or jamming during a sweaty run.

a buzzfeed editor holding white beats wireless headphones
Emma McAnaw/BuzzFeed

Promising review: "These things feel great. They don’t move. No wires. I take one headphone out and they pause. Controls on both sides. Hey Siri support. Great battery life. I can work out with just one in. Doesn’t matter which ear. Speaking of working out, how many times have you deadlifted and snagged a wire? Not anymore, Satan! Handstand push-ups? Easy day! They’re just awesome. I pull them out of the case and my iPhone just connects." —Devin T. McFall

Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in seven colors).

30. An American Dental Association–accepted Waterpik Water Flosser that'll improve gum health and remove up to 99.9% of plaque with some serious water pressure, and make it especially easier to maneuver around braces, implants, and other dental work! It's like a power washer for your teeth!

The waterpik in black

Promising review: "So...this Waterpik is amazing. I had 4-mm and 5-mm periodontal pockets from not flossing and also experienced some bone loss, I also had to get a very uncomfortable deep gum pocket cleaning. I literally hated flossing and would find myself avoiding it, even though I needed it very much. My gums were red, swollen, and inflamed because I was in the early stages of periodontal disease. I started using the Waterpik flosser and instantly liked this way of flossing much better! After using it consecutively each night for only five days my gums were noticeably better and felt much better. After two weeks of using the Waterpik flossing, coconut oil pulling, and mouthwash treatment, my gums have done a complete 180 and my mouth and gums are starting to heal properly! Also this flosser can be somewhat loud, but definitely gets the job done. Brought this with my own money and this is an honest testimonial/review. I will be back with an update on what mm my gum pockets will be!" —Ebony

Get it from Amazon for $68.39+ (available in five colors).

31. A ~wildly popular~ purple shampoo to help prevent your platinum blonde hair from getting prematurely brassy in between salon visits so you can step outside with utter ~confidence~. Bonus: You can schedule your time-consuming appointments further apart, saving you $$$!

reviewer photo showing their brassy hair on the right, and then their hair looking perfectly platinum on the left

Promising review: "FIVE STARS ALL AROUND!!! I'm absolutely impressed. 😩 I wanna cry! My color will probably fade as always, but it’s so much easier using this instead of going through the entire toning process! I’ve been a blonde for four years and burned inches on inches of hair and I'm still learning as I am NO professional. But I am absolutely astonished by how amazing this stuff is. It's definitely top of the line and will be used from now on. 💯" —Miya

Get it from Amazon for $10.83.

32. And finally, Essence's Lash Princess Mascara that will lengthen and give you those long, dreamy lashes you never thought you could achieve in just a few flicks of the wrist!

Before shot of a Buzzfeed editor without mascara
After shot of BuzzFeed editor with long lashes
Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

Promising review: "I have to be honest, for a 'cheap' three-pack mascara, I did NOT have high expectations. These, however, exceeded my expectations and went MUCH MUCH farther. I had been buying a certain $25/tube brand (rhymes with truepique) and I like these just as much!! I’m saving a TON of money and like my lashes just as much." —Liz

Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

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