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    Updated on Dec 29, 2019. Posted on Dec 29, 2019

    Here Are The Bestselling Products Our Readers Loved In December

    Including a sweary colouring book and a nifty tool every tea lover needs.

    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. Knives can lose their effectiveness without some sharpening, so bring them back to their best with this knife sharpener that's been reviewed over 10,000 times.

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    This is pre-set to the optimum angle for knife sharpening to make it really easy to get perfectly sharp blades, and it has a powerful suction cup base that securely attaches it to your countertops meaning it won't slip or slide around while you use it. You can even use this sharpener on hardened steel and serrated knives, so your whole collection can benefit from it.

    Price: £8

    2. Sometimes you just really need to vent, and this sweary colouring book is a fun way to let out those frustrations.

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    Colouring books for adults have become super popular in the past few years for those in need of a calming activity, and this version filled with swear words has the added bonus of making you laugh as well! The designs are very pretty and intricate, so the end results of your colouring efforts will be super satisfying (as well as sweary).

    Price: £4.99

    3. This pair of cat spoons have lil' arms that hang over the rim of your cup, and will seriously brighten up teatime.

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    The unique design of these will get you more than one "ooh, where did you get those?" from guests when you're making them a cuppa. These come in a variety of colours including silver, rose gold, black, gold, blue, and holographic!

    Price: £1.81

    4. This 12-pack of hydrating sheet masks contains various fruit extracts, each with a different beneficial property for your skin.

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    You'll get two packs of the following six masks: aloe vera, blueberry, kiwi, mangosteen, pomegranate, and shea butter. Whether you're after some nourishment, hydration, or mattifying, there's definitely something for you amongst these! They're also enriched with hyaluronic acid for that extra boost of moisture, and reviewers say these are really great value for money.

    Price: £9.99 for 12

    5. Dishoom's new cookbook reveals all the secrets of how to recreate their famously delicious Indian dishes at home. Bacon naan rolls for breakfast, anyone?

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    This is a truly comprehensive cookbook containing over 100 recipes for every occasion – from breakfast dishes to masala chai and evening tipples. Alongside the detailed recipes and stunning photos, it takes you on a vivid tour of Bombay filled with stories of the food and drink that make the city so special.

    Price: £12.99

    6. You can mix and match this trio of L'Oréal clay masks to suit your skincare needs.

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    You get a green eucalyptus mask for purifying and mattifying, a charcoal one to cleanse and clarify, and a red algae mask that brightens and exfoliates! These really get into your pores without drying your skin out, and they only take 5-10 minutes to work their magic – making them the perfect way to pamper if you're short on time!

    Price: £5.13

    7. Part magnet, part plush, one of these pandas will be a cheap and cheerful edition to your home.

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    Even the dullest of letters will seem a little more exciting when this magnet is what's keeping it on your fridge.

    Price: £1.52 for one

    8. Use this tea tool to take your teabag out, squeeze the last bits of tea from it, and then drop your teabag in the bin without any messy drips. A clever little product for an annoying little problem!

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    Who among us hasnt faffed around trying to squeeze the teabag using the back of a spoon pressed against the mug, and then rushed to get it to the bin before it can leak tea on the kitchen floor (when it inevitably does no matter how quick you are)? This is super easy to use, safe to put in the dishwasher, and will give you change from a fiver.

    Price: £4.99

    9. The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is a book that melts even the iciest of hearts with its stunning illustrations and message of kindness, hope, and friendship.

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    A Sunday Times AND New York Times bestseller, this book is as comforting as curling up with a cup of tea when it's raining outside. It has heaps of positive reviews from readers who sing its praises, with many calling it moving, beautiful, and powerful. The perfect pick-me-up read for when everything seems terrible.

    Price: £8.99

    10. After a manicure that's a bit ~different~? This Rimmel polish in the shade "Mermaid Fin" will make your nails beautifully iridescent.

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    As well as looking great it's also long-lasting and fast drying – it dries within 60 seconds and once applied can last for up to 10 days!

    Price: £2.99

    11. Triple, nay, QUADRUPLE your home's cosiness with these star-shaped fairy lights that'll provide a warm glow on dreary winter nights.

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    These LED lights are battery-powered rather than from the mains so you can put them anywhere without worrying about having a plug nearby. The wire on these can be curved and moulded so alongside being strung around your house they can be used as a cute piece of decor by putting them inside a bottle!

    Price: £9.99

    12. This set of coloured galaxy pens are so *out of this world*, people will always be asking to borrow them (just make sure you get them back!)

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    There's six different ink colours in this pack – black, orange, dark blue, light blue, red, and green. Perfect for if you're looking to liven up your study notes or make your 2020 planner extra pretty.

    Price: £2.36

    13. Lazy people rejoice! This makeup bag pulls out and becomes a flat mat so you can see all your products, then you simply pull the drawstring to turn it into a bag again.

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    No more running late in the mornings because you can't find your eyeliner! There's no rummaging around because everything is so easy to locate once this is opened out, and for smaller, easier-to-misplace items like hair clips there's two zipped pockets.

    Price: £6.98

    14. Keep your favourite jewellery looking sparkling with this diamond cleaning pen that gets into tricky nooks and crannies with ease.

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    Alongside using this on diamonds it can clean other precious stones as well as gold and platinum settings. The soft brush is gentle on your jewellery and won't scratch it, and customers say this makes their diamonds sparkle like new!

    Price: £7.55

    15. Brighten up your jacket or bag with this cute enamel pin.

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    You know what they say, when life gives you lemons...turn them into adorable accessories.

    Price: £2.19

    16. Not only can this Oral-B electric toothbrush remove up to 100% more plaque than a manual one, it also lets you know when you're brushing too hard.

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    This toothbrush can pretty much do it all when it comes to helping you have exceptionally clean teeth – it has a built-in timer so that you know you've brushed for at least two minutes and tells you every 30 seconds to change the area you're brushing, as well as automatically reducing brushing speed if you're doing it too hard. One charge can give you two weeks of brushing, making it ideal for traveling with.

    Price: £30

    17. If it feels like you've tried everything to help with dry, cracked hands to no avail, it's time to try O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream.

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    This has over 1,000 reviews, an average rating of 4.8 stars, and loads of praise from happy customers who say it's the best they've ever used. It helps to stop moisture leaving the skin as well as drawing moisture into the skin, and it has a surprisingly light texture that doesn't leave skin feeling greasy. A little bit of this cream really does go a long way so this value-sized jar will last you for ages.

    Price: £6.61

    18. This adorable cat memo pad also comes with lil' index stickers in the shape of paws!

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    Cats (inexplicably) not your thing? These are also available in a panda version and a bird one!

    Price: £0.99 for the cat design

    19. This isn't just a pen, it's a stylus for touch screens, a ruler, a spirit level, and a screwdriver.

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    If you consider yourself pretty handy around the house, this little pen is a useful piece of kit. Alongside its multi-tool properties, it's also just a really nice looking pen that writes well – and it comes with four ballpoint refills!

    Price: £8.99

    20. You can fill this keyring bottle with sriracha so you can take your favourite condiment on the go.

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    The bottle comes empty so you can fill it with whatever hot sauce you fancy, and it'll easily clip to your keys or bag. Never again will you be stuck with bland food that could use a bit of a kick, and the nozzle on this bottle is squeezy so you'll always get the right amount out too.

    Price: £6.95

    21. 'Tis the season for long, luxurious baths, and this pack of five handmade bath goodies will add some winter-y wonder to your next soak in the tub.

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    This comes with two bath blasters, two bath creamers, and a bath tulip. These have warming scents that are perfect for this time of year including crisp apple and frankincense, and your conscience will be squeaky clean using these as they aren't tested on animals.

    Price: £8.55

    22. Love a seasonal latte? You can get your brews tasting like they're from your fave coffee shop with this set of five Monin syrups.

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    These also work to add some flavour to ice creams, milkshakes, cocktails and even baking! The included flavours are amaretto, gingerbread, hazelnut, caramel, and vanilla and all of them are vegetarian, vegan, and free of gluten. People who bought these say they taste and smell amazing.

    Price: £9.99