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    30 Top-Rated Winter Products That Deserve A Standing Ovation

    Freeze! You're gonna want to stop what you're doing and take a moment to join in on applauding for all these useful items.

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    1. A cult-favorite Orolay down coat with over 12,000 reviews that will upgrade your outerwear style and equip you with so much warmth, you might actually look forward to taking a daily stroll in the middle of January.

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    Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things about this coat! I just got it this year so I have not yet worn it in snow. It has gotten to 30-degrees Fahrenheit here in the Midwest and I wore this jacket with a thin long-sleeve tee and didn’t feel a bit cold! I have two big dogs that need a lot of exercise and LOVE snow/cold weather so this was needed! If you want a fitted coat, this is not it. This coat is down filled, has Sherpa in the hood (which I LOVE), and is super warm. I can wear a thick sweater under it without problem. It is a bit fitted at the hip area but the zippers on both sides are perfect and only unzipped half way helps this issue no problem. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS COAT!" —Erin Doser

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in sizes XXS–5X and in six colors).

    To learn more, check out our review of the Orolay coat.

    2. A self-heated pet bed to keep your fluffy BFF warm. This clever little sleep station responds to your pet's body temp and works in the same way a space blanket would to keep them warm and comfy.

    A dog in the bed
    Chewy

    It even sustains its original shape after you throw it in the washing machine!

    Promising review: "I’ve bought four or five of these over the last few years. I have four dogs plus foster dogs from the animal shelter and my periodic canine that stay at my home while their owners are away. These beds are the most favored by every dog in my household or who visits to the point I’ve not purchased any other brand of bed for several years." —GloryB

    Get it from Chewy for $27.95+ (available in four sizes).

    3. A fan-favorite Carhartt beanie that over 1,000 reviewers swear by to keep their noggins warm. And as an added bonus, it looks super cute with practically every outfit.

    Model in the snow wearing the tan beanie
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    Promising review: "Love this hat as my winter staple. I wear it all the time and give it as gifts to those I love. I've found it's very 'in style' and people love to accessorize winter outfits with it." —Kerry W

    Get it from Carhartt for $16.99 (available in six colors).

    4. A two-in-one snow brush and ice scraper to help you tackle frosty mornings and make removing snow from your car a quick, easy (and possibly kinda fun) process.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "The last scraper you'll ever need! This thing is amazing. The handle is cushy and ergonomic, the scraper works well, and the brush is great for clearing off frost, snow — even dew, which is a big issue where I live. The long reach means you can also easily get to the middle of your windshield without having to lean against the car itself." —E. James

    Get it from Amazon for $15.49.

    5. Or a windshield cover with a thermal protective layer, if you'd prefer to keep the front of your vehicle completely snow and ice free.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I decided I wanted a windshield cover this winter for my 2012 Dodge Journey — let me just tell you — best investment ever! I live in Lincoln, NE and our winters tend to be pretty harsh. Right now our weather is mild, but I have saved minutes of scrapping in the morning when there was frost. Best thing about this product is it has elastic to go over mirrors and then flaps to go inside the car to prevent theft. It has worked fantastic. I put my windshield wipers over the material just to help it stay in place, especially when windy and that has worked great!!" —Katherine A. Medow

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    6. Ugg Bluetooth earmuffs for a splurge-worthy treat to give yourself (or the music lover in your life). Because how else are you supposed to keep your hair in place, listen to your favorite tunes on a commute, and save your ears from freezing?!

    The black ear muffs
    Nordstrom

    These are made from genuine shearling, include a USB charger, and connect straight to your phone!

    Promising review: "Every year I end up buying a new pair of these, they are awesome! So soft and warm, and easily connects to my phone's Bluetooth. Makes walking the dog and taking public transportation much more bearable in the winter months!" —Catherine

    Get it from Nordstrom for $115.

    7. A veritably versatile Yeti insulated mug with over 30,000 reviews — they all boast its ability to keep coffee, soup, and even oatmeal so warm, you'll probably have to blow before taking a sip (or bite).

    A black Yeti Rambler mug
    amazon.com

    It even comes with a lid and is dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "This is a high-quality rambler. It feels sturdy and made for the outdoors. I’m confident that if I drop it that it won’t get damaged. Keeps my coffee warm for a long time as well. The inside metal is basically non stick too so easy to wash." —Riyard

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98.

    8. Fleece-lined jeggings because who said you need to sacrifice function for style?! These babies have all the qualities of your favorite pair of skinny jeans, but are cozy enough to keep you warm and just as comfortable as your go-to leggings.

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    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by this product! I ordered these for a trip to Washington state where I did a lot of hiking in snow and cool weather. These held up really well, had enough stretch in them to be comfortable for hiking but did not stretch out and most importantly kept me warm!" —Aaron Arnold

    Get it from Amazon for $29.89+ (available in sizes XXS–3XL and in eight colors).

    9. A door draft stopper for an effective way to finally seal out the bone-chilling breeze that flagrantly invites itself into your home during the colder months.

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    This also works as a noise muffler and prevents other unwelcome guests of the creep crawly variety from wandering through your front door.

    Promising review: "These are a must-have! I couldn’t believe how easy these were to apply. The material is very easy to cut with normal scissors and I was able to lay it on the door cut the exact length apply and noticed and immediate difference! We bought these for two doors leaking cold air into the house but it’ll also doubles to keep little bugs out! The material is very bendable which is nice if you open the door and it’s long it doesn’t damage anything — it’s very rubbery." —Lindsay (Thornburg) Perkins

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    10. A coveted, ~unbearably~ cozy teddy jacket that everyone and their mother is purchasing this year. And who can blame them? This style is comfortable, chic, and actually feels like a bear is giving you a big furry hug.

    Reviewer wearing a brown teddy coat
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    Promising review: "This is perfect! It’s so cozy, and made the winter mornings when it’s below freezing so much more bearable. I was surprised by how extremely warm it is and I love that. It’s been a quality-of-life-changer for me and I get so many compliments on its softness." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 16 colors).

    11. Burt's Bees lip balm to save your chapped wintry lips from the icy outdoor winds and indoor heat that's probably blasting in your living room right now — a major contributor to drying out your delicate skin.

    The four pack of different flavored lip balms
    amazon.com

    This four-pack comes in so many delicious flavors, think: vanilla bean to pomegranate and even cucumber and mint. Mmmm.

    Promising review: "I have been using this for well over a decade. I've tried many many other lip balms and treatments but continue to go back to this, my holy grail! It has a thick consistency and stays on much longer than others. The refreshing peppermint is soothing when my lips are cracked and painful. This multipack is the best value I have found. I keep one in my bathroom, bedroom, purse and kitchen. I use it every single night before going to bed and wake up with improved lips. They get very chapped during the winters. Can't be without it!" —Jhall626

    Get it from Amazon for $9.57.

    12. A pair of cult-favorite Heat-tech leggings from Uniqlo — the foolproof style option that works as a perfect base layer for anyone who struggles to keep their bottom half well insulated. Slip these under jeans or wear them beneath a long dress or skirt for cozy, covered legs.

    The grey leggings
    Uniqlo

    Promising review: "These are a must for the winter months! I buy these every year and they keep me warm when outdoors waiting for bus to go to work." —Customer

    Get them from Uniqlo for $14.90 (originally $19.90; available in sizes XS–XL and in two colors).

    13. Rechargeable handwarmers which double up as a charging bank for your phone, so you can save your body temp and battery from dropping.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Besides the two heat settings, this lightweight device also features a charging port for your phone.

    Promising review: "Some great things to know about this handwarmer: 1) It heats up fast. This is super important because you don't want to be waiting around with cold hands. 2) The different heat settings are exactly as described and switching between them is easy. 3) It really can charge your phone, and it charges fast. 4) The weight is not that heavy, yet the materials seem durable and of good quality. Honestly can't say enough good things about this. It has single-handedly replaced my old battery bank and become an essential part of both my EDC and even something I always take with me when camping in winter months." —John

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    14. O'Keeffe's nourishing hand cream to prevent flaky, cracked, winter-affected skin that's honestly the bane of my existence. This miracle worker does wonders after just one use! It's hands down a true must have.

    Reviewer showing cracked hands and soft hands after using the lotion
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    Promising review: "Great lotion for dry, cracked hands or those that wash their hands frequently. I keep it in my bag at work (healthcare). Constant hand washing leaves my hands dry to the point that my fingertips split, especially in winter. When I first got this product, I used it once and hated it. Someone had recommended to me to try it again so I gave it a second chance and fell in love. There’s a fine line between the right amount and too much. Too much feels almost tacky on your skin. However, if you use too much, let it absorb for a few minutes and then wash the excess off, it still leaves your hands feeling restored. I’ve even used it around my nose and on my lips when they’re extremely dry. Works well for that too, but I wouldn’t recommend using it as a lip balm. No scent makes it even better as no one around you has to deal with a perfumey residue. Very glad I didn’t give up on this product!"

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59.

    15. A high-waisted flared winter skirt (with pockets!) so you don't have to forfeit your great style even when the temperature is freezing-degrees Fahrenheit.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was so impressed with this product — I have never been more satisfied with a clothing purchase on Amazon, ever. The cut prevents it from being scrunchy and bulky; it’s a heavy weight wool so perfectly warm for a winter skirt, it’s lined all the way down; the front waist is a solid band of fabric, it stays in place and doesn’t twist. I’m ordering more. Flattering cut no matter your size. So far the material hasn’t pilled (I have red plaid, it’s flown through two Christmas parties and an all day charity event with no fuzz of pilling). Fantastic purchase." —D

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 21 colors).

    16. Fleece-lined leggings that will seamlessly weather-proof any outdoor outfit with their thick, fuzzy layer. Once you slide on these leg warmers, it'll be even more obvious that it's what's on the inside that counts.

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    Promising review: "I do not know how I managed to live 39 years before discovering fleece-lined tights. I purchased a pair of black and navy to take home to Wisconsin for the holidays. They are incredible. The fleece is beyond soft and it doesn't add any bulk to the tights (which I was concerned about). I was able to wear dresses in 20 degree weather without my legs turning into icicles, and they really helped keep my feet warm as well." —Blondie, Esq.

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four colors).

    17. A weighted blanket that literally mimics the feeling of a comforting hug to help you drift blissfully off to dreamtown. Plus, it has a seven-layer construction with one layer filled with glass bead technology — which helps control your body temperature throughout the night.

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    Promising review: "I got this blanket because I’ve heard of all the benefits of it relaxing the muscles, relieving stress, lowering anxiety, etc. For its basic function, it does a good job with keeping the heat in and not letting it escape. I usually get very cold overnight especially during the winter and I can’t always have the heater running. This blanket never fails to keep a consistent body temperature for me even during those freezing nights! The weight helps ease the tension in my calves and thighs. I’m assuming that’s why I sleep much better. Stress wise, the blanket seemed to help to an extent. It keeps my body more relaxed and in a way, feels like it hugs my body? It’s comforting for sure. It has definitely helped with anxiety here and there. I recommend getting covers for this product! Overall, I really recommend this product! This blanket hasn’t failed on me and feels like it’s made with quality materials. It’s an investment that will last me many years and has improved my sleep quality every night." —Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $48.90 (available in eight weights, 11 sizes, and 26 colors/patterns).

    18. Sheepskin inserts here to *instantly* upgrade and winterproof every single shoe you own. With these toasty layers (which you didn't realize you needed until now), you won't be able to wear regular shoes without them ever again. Sorry, but also, you're welcome!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Made my shoes soooo toasty and comfortable. I wore these shoes (pictured) barefooted or with no show socks this past year. With these inserts, I'm in snuggle heaven even at work." —Katie Tinker

    Get a one-pack from Amazon for $12.99+.

    19. Glossier priming moisturizer you'll be *so* happy to have on hand if the winter takes a toll on your precious skin. This ultra-rich formula is packed with a powerhouse blend of shea butter and ceramides that melt into your skin to lock in moisture. It's also noncomedogenic, so it won't cause breakouts if you're acne-prone.

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    Promising review: "My skin gets pretty damn dry in the winter, meaning I need to put on a crap ton of moisturizer on my face...both morning and night. But here’s the problem, my friends: Most heavier creams make my skin initially oily, and putting ‘em on in the morning means looking like a greaseball all day. But have no fear, because Glossier’s Priming Moisturizer Rich is here! (Well, it has been for quite a while, but I’m just trying it now.) First thought: The smell is very pleasant, almost like a subtle lavender. Second thought: It absorbs into my skin SUPER quickly. Within minutes, my skin feels super moisturized, but there’s no greasy film enjoying itself on my T-zone. AND! It calms down the redness around my nose and cheeks and leaves a smooth, dewy canvas that lets makeup glide on and blend in with ease. Plus, I’ve noticed that my concealer stays on significantly longer when I use this, which, to be honest, is nothing short of a Christmas miracle because my makeup NEVER lasts. I definitely recommend this for people who have sensitive, dry-to-normal skin!" —AnaMaria Glavan, BuzzFeed Editor

    Get it from Glossier for $35.

    Read more about it in "7 Life-Changing Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP."

    20. Cable knit tech-friendly mittens — the fail-proof accessory you'll need the next time you're attempting to record a TikTok dance in your yard.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These gloves are perfect! They are soft and super warm! I can easily use my cellphone while having these gloves on. Driving is not a problem either. They fit wonderfully! The touchscreen feature is great!" —Carla trahan

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99 (available in five colors) or a pack of two for $14.42.

    21. A super plush sherpa throw blanket for the ultimate homebody's dream come true. You'll want to swaddle yourself for your next weekend date with Netflix — because LBH, there's nothing else you'd rather do than binge Selling Sunset yet again.

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    Promising review: "Loove this blanket!!! Washable and no lint coming off during wash and dry!! Wow! 😲 We bought a twin size for our couch! Covers fit us perfectly, for my husband and me! Soo comfy, so soft and so warm!!! It's a perfect snuggle blanket! Thank you!!"—C.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99 (available in four sizes and 24 colors).

    22. A knit scarf with rave reviews that confirm its ability to infinitely shield your neck from the icy winds. The circle design is long enough to be looped a couple of times, that way you can nuzzle into it and not have to be concerned about it unraveling.

    model wearing the pink scarf
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a fantastic winter scarf! It's long enough to wrap around three times snugly, and not too long that if you only wrap it around twice, there's too much extra material dangling. This scarf has been my go-to for when the weather drops below 20 degrees this season. Another plus is that unlike almost all my other winter scarves, this one doesn't generate too much static in my hair. That always drives me nuts!" —Whitney P

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in seven colors).

    23. An insulated athletic jacket made of a lightweight recycled fabric and stretch knit that's designed to move with your body — if you're someone who absolutely insists on going for a run in below freezing temperatures.

    Athleta

    Promising review: "This jacket is ideal for cold morning runs in Nebraska. It is lightweight, but very warm. If the wind chill is below 20 degrees, I add another layer underneath. The length provides great coverage and the arms aren't too long or too tight. There is plenty of room in the shoulders as well." —Jenny

    Get it from Athleta for $178 (available in sizes XXS–L).

    24. A 4-quart slow cooker because since you'll be spending most of the season indoors, you might as well treat yourself to a hot, homemade meal. Once you're done prepping, this kitchen companion does all the heavy lifting for you during the day — so come quitting time your dinner will be ready to tuck into.

    The Hamilton Beach slow cooker
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I had a Smart Pot that was almost 20 years old and still worked, but the crock was showing signs of wear and tear. I replaced it with this one and am very happy with it. It is easy to use, easy to clean and does a great job of tenderizing beef, chicken, pork, turkey, vegetables, etc. I love that I can assemble the ingredients early in the day, set the timer and have a nice meal ready when it's convenient for my family. And it's also very helpful that it keeps the food warm for a couple of hours and then turns itself off if we don't eat dinner at the expected time." —marquette123

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    25. A pair of Pudus sherpa-lined slipper socks for a fuzzy layer if your feet are perpetually cold. These double up as a slipper as they have grippy bottoms, but you can actually wear these to bed!

    Maitland wearing the socks with overlay text that reads "These are the only things that actually keep my feet warm"
    Maitland Quitmeyer/BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "My wife's feet are always cold. She has worn alpaca slippers to bed for years. Then I saw these Pudus and decided to try them. They are superior to anything we've ever found. They are snug and the warmest socks/slippers ever. The rubbery stuff on the bottom serves as a non-slip surface without being solid like a shoe sole. They are simply perfect for lounging and sleeping." —Richard Mann

    Get them from Amazon for $26 (available in 34 patterns).

    26. A salon grade hairdryer and diffuser because those ~I leave the house and air dry my hair~ days are sadly over (unless you're a fan of icicles for hair strands). This affordable tool has three heat options and two speed settings to cut down styling time while the cool shot button locks in your look and safely eliminates frizz. Praise hands for less winter static!

    The hair dryer
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I usually hate washing my hair late at night because it takes so long to dry but since purchasing this blow-drying I no longer have that problem. This hair dryer is great. It's light weight and fast drying but the temperature doesn't damage my hair. It leaves my hair shiny and looking great. I also love the diffuser that comes with the dryer. My old dryer use to take forever to dry my hair but this one does it in half the time. I love this product and would highly recommend." —HS

    Get it from Amazon for $31.40.

    27. Heated car seat cushions, aka a morning commute game-changer. Because there's nothing worse than stepping into a car with leather seats that are so cold, they permeate through layers of clothing and chill you straight to your bone...I'm shuddering just thinking about it!

    The seat covers
    Amazon

    Dramatics aside, these heat up in just one minute and have three levels so you can adjust the temperature to meet whatever your tush needs!

    Promising review: "I live in Maine. Winters are brutal. This heated seat has been a life-saver! I have back issues and this product takes all the pain away. The heating elements are phenomenal. Heats up super quick and distributes heat throughout perfectly." —Kathryn Levesque

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99.

    28. An argan oil hair mask to combat winter's grasp on your locks. This enriching formula deeply conditions and works to repair and restore your hair's natural strength and shine — so even over-processed, dried out tresses have another chance at life.

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    Promising review: "I have never taken time to review a product until now. This product is fantastic! I have very long fine hair that I get colored and highlighted every eight weeks. The last two winters have been very drying to my hair along with the chemical processing. My hair was starting to look like straw. I tried many products and home remedies and nothing was working. I had resigned myself to believing I would have to cut my hair. Then I saw this product and the reviews and decided to give it a try. I have used it twice and the transformation already is incredible. My hair is soft and shiny and healthy looking and it is full of body without using styling products or blow drying. I have already ordered another jar. Highly recommend." —Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    29. A durable winter shoe tray to circumvent any trace of mud, salt, or snow slush from trailing around your home.

    The tray with boots and sneakers on top of it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "We purchased these for our new home, mostly for our winter boots and muddy shoes. I just saw where another reviewer added small river rocks to theirs, which I think is an excellent idea!! They're quite sturdy and really easy to wash. I also see where these trays could be used for many other purposes, including arts and crafts, planter pots, even for pet food and water. We've got one at our front door foyer, and the other one at our back door in the laundry room. Highly recommend!!" —D Jones

    Get it from Amazon for $10.48.

    30. And Ugg slippers for house shoes that you can stand in all day — these babies have thousands of glowing reviews raving about their style, comfort, and warmth.

    Tan Ugg slippers
    Macy's

    Promising review: "Where have you been all my life?!? These slippers are amazingly beautiful, warm, and comfortable. They fit true to size and I usually order up a size in other slippers. Great to wear around the house and on errands. People, you deserve these and are worth it." —Diane in Austin

    Get them from Macy's for $120 (available in sizes 5–11).

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