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    Updated on Jun 13, 2020. Posted on Jun 13, 2020

    24 Things I Totally Wouldn't Blame You For Impulse Buying

    Because they're really just that cool.

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    1. This inflatable pool you can set up in your backyard and take a dip in to cool off on the hottest of days. Imagine relaxing in the water with a homemade cocktail. *Sigh* Paradise.

    A rectangular inflatable pool in a backyard under an umbrella

    It's made with BPA-free PVC and has two water valves so you can drain the water faster when you aren't using it. I actually recently ordered this inflatable pool for myself so I can have a way to enjoy being in the water without leaving my backyard!

    Promising review: "One of my best purchases on Amazon this summer! This is really huge, almost 10ft in length and has three air chambers! It was pretty easy to inflate this pool using my cordless inflator and only took me four minutes. I’m honestly happy that the material is thicker than what I used to have and my baby is enjoying being in it. I noticed this pool has two water valves that makes it easier to drain 312 gallon of water after using it. What amazes me even more, is the white top layer of the pool helps reflects the sun’s heat so I can just lean and rest my hands on top of it without getting hot." —Aeri

    Get it from Amazon for $125.99 (in stock on June 7, but you can order it now).

    2. And a rainbow pool float that'll make you feel like you're on ~cloud nine~ (and will make for an awesome prop for photoshoots).

    An inflatable floating raft that looks like a cloud with a rainbow stream

    Promising review: "This is a fantastic quality item. It's so much fun and I got tons of compliments on it. It's very comfy and roomy." —Ataturk

    Get it from Amazon for $39 (available in five differently shaped floats).

    3. This set of three inflatable drink holders you'll want to flamin-go add to your cart right now because they're so dang cute.

    An inflatable flamingo in holding a drink can in a pool

    Promising review: "Wow, just wow. This is by far my greatest Amazon purchase to date. These $10 floats held my $12 Moscow mule like a champ. No spilling, just floating. The three-pack made it easy for my family to join me in my flamingo float coolness except that my selfish 5-year-old wanted them all to herself. Once I finally gave in, I noticed that even a crazy splashy insane child was able to keep her cup of water afloat in this flamingo! I plan to buy these for everyone I know who has a pool and you should, too! Also as a bonus — these are perfect for holding your drink steady on your pool chair or next to it so you don’t accidentally knock it over with your poolside drunkenness! Seriously, buy these." —Absolutkeg

    Get it from Amazon for $11.16 (available in 16 styles).

    4. A set of assorted flower seed packets so you can exercise that green thumb of yours and get your personal garden ~growing~ this summer.

    Twenty-five assorted packets of flower seeds

    Each set of 25 packets can include up to 10 seed varieties, including poppies, strawflowers, Clarkias, stocks, aster Cregos, aster powder puffs, alyssums, forget me nots, bachelor's buttons, candy tufts, zinnia cali giants, Shasta daisies, pinks double imperials, gypsophilas, evening primroses, cosmos, marigold sparkys, a wildflower mixture, calendulas, snapdragons, sweet Williams, zinnia Lilliputs, sunflowers, marigolds, and a cut flower mixture.

    Promising review: "Gardening is something I'm trying to spend more time on. This product was an amazing find because it will allow me to experiment with different planting options without having to spend a huge amount of money to do so. Great variety of flowers to choose from!" —Zach

    Get a set of 25 assorted packets from Amazon for $14.99.

    5. This bottle of ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint because it'll be totally worth the hydrating glow you'll see when you look in the mirror. Plus, it's formulated with SPF 40 to give your skin a little sun protection while you hang around your backyard.

    A model holding the skin tint bottle with a dropper top close to her face

    Promising review: "I love that this product has SPF 40. Sun protection is super important. It is a natural and clean formula that leaves my skin feeling hydrated, plump, fresh, and glowing. I feel like it is making my skin better, not just looking better. It is so gentle, no irritation at all, and it doesn't have a heavy fragrance. My skin looks dewy and radiant. It applies very easily and a little goes a long way. I feel like this is well worth the price and I may have to purchase this again. I am extremely pleased with this." —Jessica D.

    Get it from ILIA for $46 (available in 21 shades).

    6. A tube of Glossier Cloud Paint cheek color to give you a super natural-looking blush that's both blendable and breathable.

    A model holding a tube of the cream blush to her face

    Promising review: "I use Cloud Paint in the shade 'Storm' and love it. It gives me a natural glow. I didn't use blush for the longest time because I felt like it made me look like a doll or like I was wearing too much makeup, so the cream formula is a game-changer. I apply it to the top of my cheekbones and work outward. I like how it seems to have some light-reflecting quality, but isn't sparkly." —Michaela

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

    7. This Starbucks-inspired tumbler that's giving you all the ~summer vibes~. Your family members might want one of their own so they can sip literally every iced beverage in style.

    Four venti Starbucks tumblers in yellow, orange, purple, and blue
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    Get it from tigerbaitdesigns on Etsy for $15 (available in four colors).

    8. A sugar body scrub formulated with shea butter and five different oils so you can treat yourself to softer and more hydrated, glowing skin after every shower.

    A close-up of the jar of sugar scrub

    It contains sweet almond oil, macadamia oil, orange oil, safflower seed oil, and avocado oil.

    Promising review: "I really look forward to using this product! It has such an incredibly nice scent and it exfoliates like a beast! My skin is left soft, moisturized, and smelling wonderful!" —Dynabear

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in six scents).

    9. This tube of Essence Lash Princess mascara to give you that coveted lash extension look — without actually getting extensions.,

    Promising review: "After using Lights, Camera, Lashes by Tarte for the past year, I got tired of breaking the bank over mascara. My sister suggested Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and I IMMEDIATELY fell in love. It provides dramatic length and great volume. I can honestly say I can’t stop looking at my eyelashes in the mirror every single day because of how awesome they look. Also, it is very long wearing. I go from an eight-hour workday right to the gym and sweat like crazy...and this stuff doesn’t budge! I love it!!" —Carrie E Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (also available in a pack of three and mixed mascara sets of two and three).

    10. A time-stamped water bottle that'll help you stay motivated to drink more water throughout the day, especially now that the weather's heating up and you'll want to avoid dehydration.

    A pink and blue gradient water bottle with timestamps and motivational phrases on the side

    Promising review: "The size of this water bottle is a bit intimidating BUT because it breaks down the hours for you it makes it easier. If you follow the times correctly you it’s not at all over whelming. I took it apart to clean it first and it was easy, and of course easy to put together. Somehow, this bottle is magic because now all of a sudden my kids want to more drink water so I guess I’ll be ordering a few more for them." —ShaunaRene

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in nine colors).

    11. This pair of unbreakable plastic wineglasses so you can feel fancy as heck while sipping pinot noir (without worrying about accidentally breaking the glasses).

    A close-up of the two balloon glasses where one is half-full of wine

    Promising review: "I break everything I touch. Literally. I moved in with my new roommate, and promptly broke four glasses, including two crystal wine glasses. Oops. So I got these for me. They look real from a distance, are light, and don't scratch when I clean them with your basic sponge. They also held up well in the dishwasher when I threw them in once at a friend's place. This is a good product for a good price." —rate10

    Get a set of two glasses from Amazon for $16.99.

    12. A pair of women's leather roller skates to help you re-live a favorite childhood hobby (or start a new one if you've never roller skated before!).

    White roller skates with white wheels on a wooden table

    Promising review: "I love these skates. I am 63 and have always loved skating, so I bought my first pair. I intend to take my grandkids skating and hope they will love it also. I am not a speed or stunt skater — just a little above average and these are perfect for my needs. I put a nice memory foam insert and wear thick socks so I don't get blisters." —Ter

    Get it from Amazon for $61.45+ (available in sizes 5–10).

    13. This set of fine-tip markers your planner will totally thank you for using to make its pages all pretty and colorful.


    Promising review: "I am very picky with my pens. These write so smoothly, they don't bleed through my happy planner, they come in many color variations, they're super cheap, and very precise. I highly recommend these to everyone!" —Cindy Peralta

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $9.99.

    14. A Squatty Potty to help coax your bowels to, uh, get business done a little quicker. It elevates your legs, which repositions the muscle in your colon so the flow of waste is no longer restricted (as it is when you sit on a toilet normally).

    A Squatty Potty stool on the floor in front of a toilet

    Promising review: "This concept is amazing! Yes, a 7-inch brick would do the same job, but who wants that in their bathroom? Besides, I would have gladly paid a doctor $30 just for the advice. This device will NOT cure your constipation and will NOT give you the urge to go; the urge must already be present. However, once the urge is there, this device will help with as complete of an elimination as that particular session will allow. For that I say, 'THANK YOU, Squatty Potty!' in the only tangible way a customer can: I bought another one for my second bathroom!" —Beardless Bob

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. This adjustable ring light that's about to take your selfie game to a whole other level — no more relying on perfect natural lighting just to take a well-lit photo. It even lets you mount your phone on the stand for hands-free recording., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as an early Father’s Day gift for my dad because he likes making videos giving motivational speeches to his Rotary Club members. He lost his mind when I gave it to him! The light itself is really bright. It has three settings: warm, soft, and bright white, and you can adjust the brightness in all of them. I wish it was a little easier to assemble, but once you get the hang of it the first time, you’ll be able to do it quickly. My dad loves the fact that it brought different attachments to hold the phone because it makes the light a lot more versatile. Overall a great product and worth the money!" —Rafael Brazon-Di Fatta

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    16. A screaming goat who sits on a tree stump and shrieks whenever you touch it — aka, the cutest (and funniest) thing you didn't know you needed.

    The small goat figurine and a close-up of the booklet

    Promising review: "I saw this on Amazon and it was definitely an impulse purchase. I chuckle every time I hear the scream of the goat. It is just an amusing toy to keep on your desk and let off a little steam, because sometimes you feel like screaming like this goat at work!" —C.C.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    17. A memory foam seat cushion that relieves pressure on your tailbone and has a cooling gel so you can sit all day without pain. It's about time you did your booty and lower back a favor.

    The gray seat U-shaped seat cushion cooling gel layer

    Promising review: "Are you KIDDING ME??? This is the best dang thing that has happened to my butt since Mama rubbed it with Johnson's Baby Lotion! The cushion keeps its form and is so comfortable! I grabbed it on a whim, when I was about to drive on a two-hour car drive...what a world of difference this cushion was....I could actually stand up out of the car, without unfolding myself, when I got to my destination. Do yourself a favor and get one of these!" —Cbkirkland

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95.

    18. This detangling hairbrush to help you be kind to your strands by gently unknotting your hair, no matter your hair type. Plus, you can totally use it on wet and dry hair.

    A model using the rose gold detangling brush in their hair

    Promising review: "Listen, I don't know who Lily England is, but that woman is a godsend! I'm not up to the times when it comes to beauty products and what not. Being in the military also makes me plaster my hair to my head, so trying to brush out my hair at the end of the day with all the product turns into to another war in itself. For as long as I can remember, I have always used a normal brush. I also used to just brush (or rip) my hair out as if my hair took my man from me. Honestly, I don't even know why I got the brush. It was a very impulsive, 'oooh that's shiny' purchase, but oh my lawd am I so thankful for this brush. The first time I used it, I decided to try after work. This thing literally told my hair that everything was going to be OK. I also used to make a rug on my floor with my hair, and I also could have made a scarf with the hair that was left on my regular brush after three days. Not this bad boy!!! Just buy it... It's shiny, it's nice to your hair, your head, and your floor." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    19. A soothing multi-purpose oil blend designed for calming your skin, hair, scalp, and nails. Its gentle formula is made to avoid irritating rosacea, psoriasis, or eczema, and it can help you leave dry skin and frizzy hair behind you.

    Promising review: "I brought initially on a whim because I was tired of buying the oils I needed separately and wanted to try something new. I WAS NOT DISAPPOINTED. I have kinky, curly, dry hair and I dye/bleach it often. I use this for moisture and my hair loves it. I also add it to hair masks or a pre-poo. For my skin, I mix this with my lotion and my shea butter. My skin is moisturized all day and thriving. I also use it on my feet in the winter when I go to sleep and it helps a ton with cracked heels. For my face, one pump does more than enough. If my hands are damp, I can use one pump for my face and my neck. This is now a staple in my skincare routine. I've stopped having breakouts, my skin is glowing and thriving, my tone has evened up also. My sister is also now hooked on this as its one of the only moisturizers that have helped with her acne, tone and doesn't bother her sensitive skin." —Lo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    20. This exfoliating water gel that'll help loosen the dead skin on your face that's been putting a damper on your ~glow~ all this time. You'll actually be able to see little "beads" of dirt, debris, and dead skin as you work this into your face.,

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim thinking it would be OK but not live up to the raves...was I wrong! Price is in line (or actually less!!) with high end makeup products, and shipping was incredibly fast. The product itself is fantastic. I squirted a half pump on my finger and massaged into my cheeks/forehead/nose/chin/neck applying a bit more where needed, rubbed it around, and had little white globs come off that I easily washed away, leaving no burning/redness/tenderness, just smooth skin. Used it again two days later, and noticed some recent acne scars already lightening (recent as in earlier in the week) but no real impact yet on some older darker spots. I will give it some time. Still smooth skin, but the overall level of 'brightening' wasn't as dramatic as the first time. Will likely use one to two times a week and cancel those appointments for facials. Seriously. —K. Welton

    Get it from Amazon for $38.

    21. A molding eye compression mask for not only blocking out every harsh light, but also helping relieve migraines, tension headaches, sinus pain, and eye strain. Plus, pressure-reducing massaging beads can help reduce fatigue on your delicate eyes.

    A person laying in bed with the mask over their eyes

    Promising review: "This product is amazing. Probably the best impulsive purchase I've ever made! I often have to sleep during daylight hours and this product not only blocks out all of the light, but is incredibly comfortable! The microbeads conform to your face and create a wonderful relaxing compression that helps me fall right to sleep. It also helps relieve sinus pressure from my seasonal allergies. LOVE IT! (I will be purchasing more for my friends and family!)" —Flipperchick21

    Get it from Amazon for $13.54.

    22. This cuticle guard to help you achieve salon-worthy nail art without having to spend extra time cleaning up your cuticles afterward. Just peel it right off!

    Promising review: "I’m not great at painting my nails and this stuff helps keep them looking neat without a lot of effort. It works exactly how you would think and peels off clean. The little stick it comes with is also super useful to clean edges up. Impulse buy that I’m happy with." —Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    23. An ~adorbs~ cat spoon that makes for a paw-sitively cute way to stir your coffee.

    A cup of coffee with the cat teaspoon sticking out of it

    Promising review: "Bought these on impulse. They serve as great baby feeding spoons and to stir coffee." —Ricky

    Get it from Amazon for $2.29.

    24. And this air fryer because you've had zero luck with creating moist, perfectly cooked dishes in the oven — for some reason, it always ends up overcooked and dry! This thing features an auto-shutoff feature that'll help prevent that.

    Two reviewer photos of raw chicken in the airfryer on the left and a nicely browned, cooked chicken in the airfryer on the right

    It features a six-quart capacity fryer basket. All non-electric parts are dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I was very glad to join the air fry bandwagon with this Dash Air Fryer. I have mostly used it for frozen foods such as egg rolls, chicken tenders, and fish fillets so far. I use parchment paper to help with the cleanup. In some cases, it comes out better with no oil at all. Definitely a more nutritious cooking alternative!" —Michael from San Diego

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in four colors).

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