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71 Soothing Products For Anyone Who Could Use A Little More Calm In Their Lives

Treat yourself or a loved one to these ultra-relaxing products.

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 set of reviewer-loved bath bombs you'll never wanna bathe without after trying them. These luxurious smelling bombs also make great gifts!

12 different colored bath bombs

Promising review: "I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THESE BATH BOMBS!!!! I think they are fun in terms of the packaging, the names, the colors and the little 'extras' mixed in the bombs. I personally feel they are just the right size and love the colors. The first time around I was concerned about the color part but no worries — doesn't stain the tub. They are very moisturizing for the long tough New York winter we are experiencing this year; my skin tends to be dry but using these bath bombs on a regular basis has helped to keep my skin nice and soft. And the number of bath bombs in the set along with the price is just right!" —Pamela

Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $26.80.

2. Or some shower steamers that are essentially bath bombs for showers in case you aren't a bath person! Just place one in the corner of your shower to release calming fragrances while you unwind after a long day.

The steamers next to their packaging

Promising review: "These are the best shower steamers I've ever tried. Usually they aren't strong enough or they melt too quickly to even enjoy. They are also bigger than what you can buy at the store. Id say they are about a hockey puck size. One lasted my entire shower and still smelled amazing even after i was done. These are the best shower steamers hands-down. I would definitely buy these again." —Krista

Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

3. A Mount Lai gua sha facial lifting tool that's just oh-so relaxing to use. It can help reduce puffiness and tension on your face, leaving it feeling smooth and radiant — which is why users *still* swear by this ancient Chinese skincare tool that you may have recently seen trending on TikTok. Grab a jade facial roller too if you wanna further upgrade your routine!, Amazon

Check out this video tutorial on Mount Lai's website to learn the proper technique!

Promising review: "Love this! It’s really nice to use in the morning after putting on serums. I love using it and it has become somewhat of a meditative experience. Can definitely already see a change in the definition of my face and jawline." —Tasha212

Get the gua sha tool from Mount Lai for $19.60+ (available in jade, rose quartz, amethyst, and obsidian, listed separately or from Sephora for $28 (available in three stones, listed together), *or* from Amazon as a set including the jade facial roller for $49.90. You can also buy the jade facial roller individually from Mount Lai for $23.80 and from Sephora or Amazon for $34.

Mount Lai is an woman-owned brand that's based on traditional Chinese medicine. Founder and esthetician Stephanie Zheng was inspired to start the brand based on recipes handed down in her family.

4. Some flat, wireless sleep headphones because trying to sleep or even just relax with regular earbuds in is all fun and games until you roll over on your side. With these, you can stream audio via Bluetooth, block out external sound, and listen to your fave songs, podcasts, or meditation sounds in comfort. They're also great for wearing on planes or during workouts if your earbuds are always falling out!,

Promising review: "I bought these as a gift for my daughter, who needed something to listen to podcasts at night while she was recovering from leg surgery. She claims they are very comfortable, have long battery life, and the sound quality is excellent. They don't slip off her head while she is laying down, and even stay on if she falls asleep wearing them. They are a good value, and the headband is washable, too!" —zoe1157

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in nine colors).

5. A jar of clear putty you can stretch, sculpt, bounce, tear, pop, and more if you need something safe to fidget with while feeling stressed or restless.

clear putty

Promising review: "Just what I was looking for! I could use this for hours. Great distraction to think, meditate and relax. It relieves my stress quickly. Highly recommended!" —TabT

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

6. A pack of incense that comes in a variety of soothing aromas like sandalwood, lavender, and patchouli so your home can feel like a calming oasis.

California Incense Co. / Amazon Handmade

And here's a handmade incense stand ($4.99 on Amazon) if you need one!

Promising review: "Love love love this incense. It's the best and the assorted pack came with a cheat sheet to differentiate sticks. I asked the seller about the quiet night scent...OMG best-smelling burning stick...Burning this stuff is calming and helps me mellow out. Creates a nice ambience in my house. Thanks California incense makers!!!" —Melvs2

Get it from California Incense Co. on Amazon Handmade for $7.50+ (available in 17 scents, including an assortment pack, and quantities of 20, 30, or 40).

7. And a ceramic incense burner with a convenient place to store all those extra sticks!

The Art Room Ceramics / Etsy

The Art Room Ceramics is a small Ukraine-based business run by Olga Kruhlyk, who handcrafts modern ceramic home essentials like planters and dishes.

Promising review: "This is so cute! It came in the sweetest packaging, which was so fun to open, and a very sweet handwritten thank you card. This piece is well made and looks just like the photos. I especially love that this is the only incense holder that can also hold the extra sticks you’re not burning. It is so much more organized than storing the extras somewhere else. Also, the hole is a good size to fit incense, it has just enough room. Thank you, Art Room ❤️🧚🏽‍♀️" —Blair Thompson

Get it from The Art Room Ceramics on Etsy for $35.

8. A trending Bio-Oil that uses vitamins A and E, chamomile, and lavender to soothe cracked and dry skin, fade new *and* old scars, and moisturize without clogging up your pores. Reviewers who have been washing their hands a lot and ending up with painful dry skin say this really helps calm things down!, Amazon

Promising review:: "FWIW re: scars, this stuff really works. I had thyroid surgery a few years ago and Bio-Oil took me from looking like I'd stumbled out of the Red Wedding to virtually no detectable scar within a few months. All I did was apply it once in the morning and once at night." —Emma Lord, BuzzFeed editor

"I bought this for my scars but because of the current COVID-19 crisis I have been washing my hands so much that they are painfully dry. Hand cream hasn't helped enough so I decided to use the Bio-Oil on them and even after the first application they felt SO much better! I'm glad I bought the big bottle!" —L. Strand

Get it from Amazon for $8.92 (available in four sizes and two bundles).

9. A 100% natural lavender and chamomile aromatherapy mist you can spray in your bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, office, car, or anywhere you might want to add a relaxing scent to help clear your mind and boost your mood. You can even spray it directly on your bed, sheets, pillow, or right on your body to help you rest a lil' easier :)

Venus Williams spraying the mist on her arm

Promising review: "I think this spray might be helping me sleep better, but I'm not positive. What I am sure of is that it smells fantastic! I have tried other sleeping sprays (and just about every sleep product on the market for my resistant insomnia) and this is one of my favorites for just having such a great, comforting smell. It makes my bedroom feel cozier and more inviting (which can be hard for some of us who learn to hate our beds when we can't sleep). So, I think it contributes to my ability to sleep just by making my bed more inviting." —Wiwse

Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six scents).

10. A shampoo scalp brush that'll give you a relaxing lil' massage every time you wash your hair while deep cleaning and exfoliating your scalp. Some reviewers even claim it helps with psoriasis, dandruff, and scalp tenderness!

BuzzFeed editor holding pink scalp massager with silicone bristles
editor showing other side where there's a gripper for fingers
Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

Here's what BuzzFeed Editor Emma Lord has to say about it:

"I recently started using one of these and WOWZA, it really helps you get extra mileage out of your shampoo. I have a whole lot of hair on my head so sometimes it's a struggle to feel like I've soaped up my whole scalp thorough, but this was a very effective way to spread out the suds and really get them to the roots. I was worried it might tangle in my hair, but it was totally fine on that front, too. I've noticed that my hair has been a little less greasy at the roots since I started using it. And I'm echoing a ton of reviewers here when I say it just feels reeeeeally, really nice."

Promising review: "I’ve suffered from dry skin and a dry scalp ever since I turned 30. The only thing that helps me is exfoliating. I was initially concerned that the product would be too rough and damage my sensitive scalp or too soft and ineffective. However, this brush is perfect for me. It does not tangle my long hair, it is easy to use and just firm enough to get the job done. My scalp no longer itches and the icky buildup is gone. I can’t believe something so affordable has made such a difference in the health of my scalp. I’ve used expensive shampoos and conditioners to no end with barely a difference. I wish I discovered this product much sooner!" —AH

Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in three colors).

11. Or a manual scalp massager for an extra dose of self-care you can handle all on your own.


Promising review: "My two adult sons swear by these to relieve headaches, and it just feels really nice on the scalp. They moved and I heard it got misplaced, so I ordered another one for a little surprise in their mailbox, and my oldest son said it was perfect! Stretches nicely and goes back to original shape." —Renita Deane

Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

12. A pack of mindfulness cards full of prompts, bite-sized exercises, and inspiring phrases on a variety of topics including rest and balance, insight and awareness, curiosity and joy, and kindness to help clear your mind and relax your body whenever you need a little extra help being mindful.

cards that say things like "walk the walk"

Promising review: "Very nicely organized. Some cards are for immediate contemplation, while others are things to consider during the day. I've incorporated this into a morning routine." —Chris G

Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $11.60.

13. An adjustable silk eye mask reviewers swear blocks out every single speck of light while still being soft, cool, and comfy so you can get some quality shut eye. It's hypoallergenic and designed to be ideal even for users with dry eyes. Plus, it comes in a variety of super cute colors and designs, *and* it can even help prevent creases around your eyes!,

Made with soft mulberry silk fibers, this luxe eye mask is larger than your average sleep mask, ensuring it's truly pitch black. The headband is adjustable so it won't tug or tangle your hair.

Promising review: "Love these!! Very comfy and withstands several washes. My husband, myself, and even our 115-pound pit bull loves to sleep with these eye masks because they are super soft material that does an excellent job blocking out the light! Never had a better eye mask! MUST BUY!!!" —Mia

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 20 colors).

14. An iridescent, durable, and long-lasting Snitch fidget spinner perfect for Harry Potter fans who could use a little something to keep their hands occupied.

The rainbow toy that looks like a Flying Snitch with wings coming out of the sides

Promising review: "This fidget spinner is a hefty little toy! I was expecting a cheap toy for my son but it was so much more! Great quality and spins really well. We have all really enjoyed this spinner!" —Awesterlund87

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

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15. Or a spinning fidget ring if you're looking for a more subtle way to enjoy the soothing effects.

rings with textured band that spins

Promising review: "For more than a decade I have been using some sort of fidget item or spinner ring to help with my severe anxiety. I have had dozens of spinner rings over this years and I must say this Rose Gold Pauro ring is one of the best. The spinner spins wonderfully and does not stick at all like many spinner rings. It is also absolutely gorgeous and fits perfectly! I also rarely take my ring off for handwashing, and the water does not affect the ring at all. I would definitely recommend this ring!" —Emily

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes 4–12 and 12 colors).

16. A string of fairy lights perfect for turning a dim and dreary space into a sparkling dream world. These ones allow you to choose between eight modes so you can set them to twinkle, fade, remain steady, and more depending on your mood!,

Many reviewers say the cord is short so you should definitely add an extension cord to your cart too if you don't have one. And if you like vibes of the second photo, you'll want to get some sheer curtains to recreate that hazy glow.

Promising review: "I love these lights! The settings are so much fun and add excitement to a room when you have guests. The light is so warm and makes it feel so cozy inside! I love to turn off all of the other lights in my apartment and just have these lights going when I am watching a movie. It creates a great warm glow but isn't too bright to wash out the movie. They are also a fun background for pictures!" —J_Thill

Get them from Amazon for $19.99.

17. A full-body vibrating mat, AKA your new BFF, featuring *10* motor-vibration mattress pads that provide soothing warmth to help relieve back and muscle pain while providing customizable full body relaxation, thanks to the five massage modes, four independently controllable massage zones, and three intensity levels. Then when you're done, simply fold it up for easy storage!


Promising review: "This was given as a gift to my parents, every time they use it they fall asleep. I believe it may be quite relaxing for them and they have nothing bad to say about it. It seems to reach all the correct spots for relaxation." —Craig C

Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in two colors). And check out this Shiatsu massager.

18. An LED sunset lamp projector that'll make any room feel extra dreamy and calming. It can rotate 180-degrees back and forth and 360 degrees around the body so you can customize the size, angle, and effects (everything from sunset to rainbow). It's great for photos and videos or for adding a relaxing ambience to your space.

The sunset light projected on to a living room wall

Promising review: "Bright and worth more than it costs! Very bright and I like that it has a button to turn it on and off." —V.R.

Get it from Amazon for $21.59 (available in three colors).

19. A total body pillow for anyone who just wants to snuggle when feeling overwhelmed or stressed. This patented design takes the place of multiple pillows, supporting your hips, back, neck, and abdomen while offering cuddly comfort without overheating.

a model cuddling with the U-shaped ivory pillow

Promising review: "I have actually replaced all of my other pillows with this giant one and I have never slept better. I have already told my husband that I refuse to sleep without it, ever, and if anything happens to this one, you better believe I will be ordering a new one immediately. I have a lot of trouble sleeping due to a wonderful mix of insomnia and naturally running really warm. This pillow separates my husband and I if we need it since I am pretty sure we are both furnaces, and I can sneak the end between my legs so my thighs don't touch (I'm sure I'm not the only one that gets uncomfortable from this) but then I also get to sneak my arm under the top part of the pillow, while it wraps gently around my neck. If you get in the right position with it between the legs and around the neck, it even puts a comforting light pressure on your back so you feel like you're in a cocoon." —Skc

Get it from Amazon for $57.99 (available in four colors).

20. An ultra-satisfying Pick 'N Peel stone kit ingeniously designed for anyone who tends to pick at their skin or hair when feeling anxious. This kit includes a lava rock coated in latex-based glue, a refill bottle of the glue, and a picking hook, so you can pick freely in a much safer way that's just as soothing!


It's from a small business based in Pittsburgh, which also offers each of the parts individually if you lose one or need a refill.

Promising review: "I can’t believe I waited so long to buy this! It definitely keeps my hands busy. I thought I would go through the paint super quickly, but I haven’t even needed to reapply yet. My anxiety is so bad lately, I was picking my nails until they bled and hurt for days afterwards. Since I got this stone I haven’t picked my nails at all! I’m so glad I finally ordered it. If you’re thinking about this, get it, now!" —Andrea Fercho

Get it from Pick 'N Peel Stones on Etsy for $27.99.

21. A eucalyptus lavender pouch perfect for making your average shower or tub feel a whole lot more luxurious. The steam releases natural oils that can help clear respiratory passageways and sinuses while helping relax the mind and body.

A small satchel of lavender and eucalyptus hanging from a bath handle
Eucalyptus Blooms/Etsy

Eucalyptus Blooms is a North Carolina-based, woman-owned business that specializes in eucalyptus bunches designed to freshen up your home.

Promising review: "These smell AMAZING, and they're such a perfect size for the shower. I used to have big bundles of eucalyptus, but they always took up so much space. These are perfectly sized and the blend of eucalyptus and lavender is HEAVENLY." —Maggie

Get a set of three from Eucalyptus Blooms on Etsy for $12.79+ (available in three or five pouches; this shop also offers free shipping!).

22. A Bite Away tool to miraculously help soothe the itching, pain, and swelling that comes with bug bites from mosquitoes, wasps, bees and other pests. This helpful device sends out a quick pulse of localized heat that can trigger a response from your body that reduces itching, pain, and swelling — no icky topicals needed!, Amazon

Promising review: "I can’t say enough good about this product. I am severely allergic to mosquito bites (skeeter syndrome) and this is the first product ever that has provided long-lasting relief. Yes, like others described, you do feel a burning sensation. At least in my case, it has not caused any lasting marks. Any discomfort that I feel from the heat is far outweighed by the benefits of not having any itching. When you first apply it, the itching actually increases, but by the time you are done with the treatment, the itching is completely gone. I was so shocked at how effective it is from the first time I used it. I don’t know how I lived without this for so long!" —Gigli

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

23. A luxurious and elegant stone diffuser loved by reviewers for being extremely quiet while blending in flawlessly with their homes' aesthetic, as opposed to other clunkier-looking models. This stylish diffuser will fill your room with relaxing essential oils that'll make any space feel a whole lot more calming.,

Promising review: "This is a very classy-looking diffuser that goes great with the decor in my house. It’s white, stone, and somewhat discreet. It’s not too big, so it doesn’t look bulky in a room, but it’s also not too small where it doesn’t diffuse the scent throughout the space. It was very easy to set up, and my favorite feature about this whole thing, aside from the looks, is that it is very quiet! Great purchase!" —Tambra Riddle

Get it from Amazon for $119 (available in six colors).

24. Or a classy wooden diffuser if wood better suits the vibe of your space.

Promising review: "First off, let me say that this is the fourth diffuser that I’ve purchased both off Amazon and through local stores, and this has BY FAR been the best one I’ve used. When the girlfriend breaks three in a matter of six was time to do some additional research.

"I hope this gives future buyers a better insight into why this aroma diffuser is head-and-shoulders above the rest. If you ask anyone why they’re looking to purchase an essential-oil diffuser, you’ll find the common response being, 'to feel more relaxed.' That is exactly what you get with this diffuser. The aesthetically pleasing wood grain, coupled with a low, sleek design gives you the ability to hide this away, or show it off in any room. The diffuser comes with over 15 different light settings and an angled flow which is rare to find. Oh, and it doesn’t stop there! The manual came with additional coupons for future oil purchases and even included various essential-oil recipes.

"But, I’d have to say the BEST feature about this diffuser HAS GOT to be the 18-MONTH WARRANTY!! And that, my friends, is the ultimate way to 'feel more relaxed.'" —Josh

Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in two colors).

25. A terry cloth bathrobe so you can stay cozy and comfy during those painful moments when you unfortunately can't be snuggled up in bed.


Promising review: "Love, love, love this robe! It really is plush and luxurious. Hubby and I wear this at night before getting into our swim spa and use it to dry off after getting out. It's even plusher than our bath towels. It is thicker, so if you are looking for a robe to wear during a warm day, this is not it." —Jocelyn Shade

Get one robe from Amazon for $36.99 (available in women's sizes S–XL and in gray, white, and blue).

26. Or a wearable blanket for anyone who wants to take the whole "never coming out from under my blankie" thing to a whole new level. It even has sleeves so they can work on their devices without exposing their arms to to the cold, unforgiving air!

@thecomfy / Via,

Promising review: "I LOVE this thing. It allows you to literally wrap yourself in a blanket, but still be able to use your hands, without your poor arm suffering in the cold breeze. I wear this while working from home, watching Netflix, and while taking naps. It's so comfy that there have been times I don't want to take it off when I have to run to the store — the only reason I do is because I don't want it to get dirty. I can't imagine one person who wouldn't be happy to receive this wonderful bundle of coziness." —Kayla Boyd, BuzzFeed staff

Get it from Amazon for $44.95+ (available in nine colors and three sizes).

27. An impressively detailed, dual color moon-shaped light to add a cozy lunar glow that'll make your space feel a lil' more soothing., Amazon

Promising review: "I originally bought the 7-inch moon for my husband as a gift of 'I love you to the moon and back' for our anniversary... Well, I loved his moon so much that I kept stealing it from our bedroom and taking it to the living room. So I bought myself the 5.9-inch moon to compare sizes and have one to call my own. As it turns out, the slightly smaller 5.9-inch one is just as amazing as the seven-inch. These moons charge up fast with a cord (with a cool 'blue moon' color when charging) and then once charged, they are completely free from cords or any connection dependence. They light up with a very detailed real moon surface design in white or yellow, and it will totally mesmerize you. You can literally 'hold the whole moon in your hand' and use it as a cordless and battery-free lamp, a nightlight, a lantern or quasi-candle in the dark. The wood stand is sleek and super easy to assemble, and is a perfect accent to any room décor. These moons are the best gift for friends, family, co-workers, kids, pets and spouses. My #1 purchase pick for 2020!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four sizes).

28. And a stylish, handmade moon phase garland you'll be over the moon for every time it catches your eye.

A gold garland strung above a bed with moons in waxing and waning phases strung along it

Promising review: "I'm an incoming freshman this fall and I bought this to add some personality to my dorm. It has beyond exceeded my expectations! I placed it directly on top of my dorm bed as shown in the display photos and am so pleased with how it looks. It fits perfectly with the gray/white color scheme I was going for and have received numerous compliments from both my friends and RAs when they've visited. I cannot stress enough how much of an 'aesthetic feel' it adds to my dorm." —jhsgf

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

29. An essential oil migraine stick that'll help relieve the pain from migraines and headaches that love to show up just in time to spoil your day., BuzzFeed / Via Katy Herman

Promising review: "Very impressed with this product, and honestly I didn't think I would be. As a lifelong migraine/headache sufferer, not a whole lot has worked for me other than prescription meds-which I really don't like to take too often but need to because my headaches are incapacitating most of the time. I recently used the roll-on and within 10–15 minutes my headache was gone. It started to come back last night before bed, and used it again and again it took it away. Now, I knew it wasn't going to be a migraine headache — they feel different when they come on, but for a regular headache this worked wonderfully! I still might use the prescription for a migraine, probably in conjunction with this, as it really is soothing and nice." —carrie

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

30. A pack of light-dimming stickers brilliantly designed to dull those blinding lights from TVs, Wi-Fi routers, chargers, and other devices that just love to cut through the darkness to keep you up at night. Especially if you deal with migraines or have other sensitivities to light, these are a game-changer.

You get a set of 100 stickers made to fit all sorts of electronics, so you can find the ones that will work perfectly for you.

Promising review: "Ingenious little idea. I suffer from migraines, so I know how a little LED light can irritate you in an otherwise pitch-black room. This product does a great job of dimming those harsh LED indicators that EVERYTHING seems to have nowadays. They are neat, not unsightly." —Jarom A. Daszko

Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $4.99.

31. A white-noise machine to drown out honking cars and obnoxious roommates with a soothing sound that reviewers find actually helps them relax, concentrate, or fall asleep.

The white noise machine sitting on a side table while Model reads a book

It has 10 fan sounds and 10 ambient noise variations, including white noise, pink noise, and brown noise.

Promising review: "If you are wanting to drown out noise in any environment, this is your solution. I'm sensitive to noise and highly misplaced working in a noisy office. This device has numerous combinations between sound types and volume. I was able to find the perfect mix to drown out the loud people in my office. I'm now able to focus and be much more productive and happier at work." —MB

Get it from Amazon for $44.54+ (available in four colors and in two styles).

32. A bath pillow so you can actually sit comfortably while relaxing in the tub for once., Amazon

Promising review: "This bath tub pillow is perfect for a step up in your bath time routine. The silicone cups stick until you want to take them off and require little effort to pull up on the tabs. The pillow is firm but comfy and makes laying your head down on the corner of the tub superior to laying a towel down or simply putting your head on the hard bath tub corners. The pillow also helps me stay in place in the tub, as I’m not quite big enough to be able to lay down without floating down all the way." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and four colors).

Check out one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Gorilla Grip Spa Bath Pillow for more deets!

33. *And* a bath overflow drain cover so you can actually enjoy a relaxing bath in your shallow tub. This'll give you few extra inches of toasty water, without causing your overflow drain to make that obnoxious gulping sound that is the opposite of relaxing.

The drain cover overtop of the overflow drain in a full bath

I frantically bought this thing after realizing that I couldn't fill my tub up very far without the overflow drain deciding that it was totally appropriate to drown out my ambient bath time playlist with its relentless slurping, and I have to say, it has been a game-changer! For anyone worried that it'll cause your tub to overflow, know that it has a hole at the top of the cover that will allow the overflow drain to still do its job if the water accidentally gets higher than the cover.

Promising review: "I have a high-stress job, and I've started taking baths as a way to unwind. However, it never seemed like I could keep enough water in the tub to really enjoy it. This little thing makes a HUGE difference!! I get at least an extra 3 inches of water and it is great." —Hyacinthe Snyder

Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in four colors).

34. A set of *extremely* satisfying squishable, shapeable magnetic beads that are essentially a stress ball, magnetic putty, adult building blocks, and a fidget toy all in one! Just be sure to keep these away from children under the age of 14.


These can pose a risk to children and people who are likely to swallow small objects, so be sure to keep them away from your kids.

Get them from Speks for $34.95 (available in 27 colors; for ages 14+).

35. A set of long-distance lamps so that every time you touch yours, theirs lights up, letting them know that you're thinking about them. It works the same way on their end too!

A person placing their hand on the long distance lamp as it emits a blue glow. The light looks like four smooth wood pieces attached by metal rods
Uncommon Goods

Promising review: "This was an impulse buy at the beginning of quarantine. I purchased five — for us, my mother-in-law, my father-in-law and his wife, my sister-in-law and her family, my brother-in-law and his family. It was a way for us to let folks know we were thinking of them. It became all the more important when my father-in-law passed away three weeks into the shelter in place. Suddenly connection meant so much more. Without being able to gather and mourn together, watching the colors change throughout the day (and night) has been such a vital touchstone. I have never been happier with an impulse purchase." —Auban

Get a set of two from Uncommon Goods for $198 (also sold individually for $99 each).

36. A REALLY cute hanging diffuser for anyone who could use a relaxing aroma in their car to distract them from raging at other drivers.

hand holds small glass container with rope around the rear view mirror

Promising review: "I LOVE this scent, it smells like a Christmas tree. The little jar looks so cute even with all of the junk I have hanging from my mirror. I will definitely be ordering Alpine Getaway and Orange Grove again!" —Brenda Lugo

Get it from AmberandWoodCo on Etsy for $8 (available in 12 scents).

37. Some soothing, all-natural turmeric ginger herbal tea from Vadham Teas here to warm you up with a sweet and spicy flavor that'll breathe new life into your day. Not a tumeric or ginger fan? Check out their other flavors!

Vadham Teas

I love this tea! It's full of flavor without being overwhelmingly spicy or sweet, unlike some other ginger teas that I've found to be either a little too subtle or way too intensely sweet. While I can't speak to it's exact health effects, I can tell you that a hot cup of this stuff definitely helps me feel calm and centered as I go about my day.

Get a pack of 30 tea bags from Vadham Teas for $9.59.

38. Or a box of aromatic Tea Drops full of loose leaf organic tea, raw sugar, and spices so you don't have to deal with messy tea bags or tea infusers whenever you want a soothing cup. Plus, they come in cute shapes, making them a great gift!

an open box of Tea Drops

The sampler set includes eight tea drops, two of each: Energizing Matcha Green Tea (caffeinated), Calming Rose Earl Grey (caffeinated), Refreshing Citrus Ginger (caffeine-free), and Cooling Sweet Peppermint (caffeine-free).

Promising review: "Tea Drops + an electric kettle equals a super simple and mess-free way to prepare your tea. Especially in the mornings when you're getting yourself together or in a hurry. Taste is on point, doesn't need any sweeteners. Overall very smooth teas. You do get a few tea particles at the bottom of your cup, which I thought might be an issue, but it turned out not to be troublesome at all. I would definitely recommend it!" —Arpan

Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four sizes).

39. An innovative knit weighted blanket that feels like getting wrapped up in a big, warm hug! It's weighted naturally due to its chunky knit, unlike other competitor blankets that use artificial filling. Some say that these can even reduce anxiety, stress, and insomnia.

mybearaby / Via, Bearaby

Promising review: "This blanket is great. The material is soft and comfortable. The weight is perfect. What I love the most is that there are no beads used for the weight. I had a previous weighted blanket that the beads came loose after just a few weeks, making the blanket useless. This blanket makes you feel like you are wrapped in a soft hug. I sleep so much better and do not wake up as often. I highly recommend this blanket." —Jennifer M.

Get it from Bearaby for $199+ (available in 15, 20, or 25 pounds and five colors).

40. A waterproof yoga mat so you can squeeze in a quick, calming session in between Zoom meetings or...whenever you want! Reviewers love this mat in particular because of the convenient alignment lines that help with accuracy, the double-sided nonslip material that grips to the floor and helps keep your hands and feet from slipping out of position, and the *free* included carrying strap — making it a breeze to store and transport!

A model posing on the mat, which has markings for guiding poses

Promising review: "I got my 200-hour yoga teacher certification in January so I have quite a few yoga mats but I always worry that my alignment is off, which takes me away from my focus on breath and really distracts me from the purpose of yoga. This mat is really affordable and its alignment lines have made my yoga practice much more fluid. It takes me out of my head and keeps me grounded in my practice!" —danielle

Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in nine colors).

41. A conveniently sized tabletop fountain that'll make any room feel a little more zen. It's easy to use — just fill it with water, plug it in, and switch it on or off whenever you please! The rocks are adjustable so you can customize how loud the trickling water is, and the subtle lighting creates a lovely soft reflection, making this fountain a treat for both your eyes *and* ears.

reviewer photo of the fountain on a table

Your cat will probably love this too!

Promising review: "Adorable water fountain. We’ve had it on daily for more than two weeks, and it’s still going strong. It’s a very pretty water fountain, and is very relaxing. You can adjust the rocks where the water makes a lot of noise, or no noise at all. Whichever you prefer. Saw a few reviews only giving a couple of stars, because they had to refill the fountain daily. Not sure if they know how science works, but refilling the fountain is supposed to be needed and isn’t a fault in the product, it’s just how science works. LOL. Moving water evaporates quicker, people. There are no cons to this product whatsoever. It’s great in every way."Cassie

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

42. Or a splurge-worthy, hand-built stoneware fountain whose soothing ambience will keep you from ever wanting to leave your bed in the morning.

Stoneware off-white water fountain turned on
Lily Clark

Lily Clark is a woman-owned small business based in Los Angeles.

Get it from Lily Clark for $340.

43. An authentic, handmade Himalayan salt lamp because it'll add a warm amber glow to your space that helps promote relaxation, better sleep, and less stress.

The lamp emitting an orange-pink glow

Promising review: "I will admit that I did what others have done — I licked my finger and taste-tested the lamp. Yup, it is real salt, and yes, I encouraged all the recipients of the lamps to do the same. Each lamp was stunningly unique; the shape, color, and even the lines that ran through the lamps made sure that no two were alike. The glowing light that emanates from the salt lamp is soothing and the dimming aspect makes it even more so!" —CoopStew

Get it from Amazon for $21.39+ (available in three colors and two base options).

44. A rain showerhead to transform your normal ol' shower into the ultimate spa resort experience.


Promising review: "It was super easy to install and works amazing! I love it so much and the flow of water is perfect and so relaxing. It's a real steal for the price (which had made me skeptical it would work right). It works so great though, super luxurious." —Sarah Katherine

Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

45. A star projector so you can fall asleep under the peaceful night sky without having to leave your home.

Another reviewer's picture of the star projector but in their bedroom

Promising review: "I love it! It works great and lights my whole room up with a great red galaxy — worth the money I have to buy four more for my daughter's room." —A. Handy

Get it from Amazon for $7.88+ (available in two colors).

46. A Headspace app subscription for anyone who wants to incorporate meditation into their routine but isn't sure where to start. You'll gain access to a digital library full of topic-specific or general guided meditations, courses, animated lessons, sleep sounds and stories, and tons of other mindfulness tools intended to help you clear your mind.

An illustration of an orange circle with a smiling face
@headspace / Via

After struggling to incorporate meditation into my life for many years and being overwhelmed by the various techniques and styles, Headspace made it easy for me to find the practice that suits me best and turn it into a routine. I love the way it lets you track your progress without making you feel judged for missing a day or two here and there while offering guided courses that help you tailor your practice to your exact needs (shout out to the creativity and managing anxiety courses!) as well as an extensive grab-bag of quick single sessions you can do whenever you want! I'm also a huge fan of the sleep sounds and sleep music options that have lulled me into a deep slumber on numerous occasions. And that doesn't even scratch the surface of what is offered! While I definitely feel as though I may eventually graduate from Headspace into exploring other mediation practices — something I've already started experimenting with — I don't think I would have gotten there without this helpful app.

Get a year subscription on Headspace with a two-week free trial for $69.99.

They also have separate pricing for students and a family plan!

47. A super cozy, double-sided shaggy faux-fur duvet set here to turn your bed into your happy place.

the off white faux fur duvet set on a bed

One side is faux-fur and the other side is plush velvet; the twin set comes with one pom-pom fringed pillow sham, and other size sets include two.

Promising review: "If my house caught on fire, this is the first thing I’d grab. But seriously, this is one of my favorite things in my whole house. I feel like it tied my entire room together. I get so many compliments on it and it seriously so cozy and well made. My only complaint would be how hard thing thing makes it to get out of bed in the mornings. It’s incredibly soft and isn’t the type of 'fur' that will mat and get gross-looking over time. I rely heavily on reviews when I buy things so I’m here to tell you — if you’re on the fence about buying this ... do it!! Also, the pillowcases are amazing also. Super soft and the pom-pom fringe is adorable." —SK

Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in sizes Twin - King and four colors).

48. A soothing hot water bottle for those nights when you're *still* freezing even though you've cocooned yourself in every single blanket you possess. It even comes with a knit cozy to keep your skin safe from any potential burning. You can also use it as an ice pack!


This hot water bottle cannot be microwaved. We recommend this one if you need a microwaveable option.

Promising review: "I was thinking about buying an electric blanket, and while reading reviews online I found an article by someone singing the praises of the Attmu hot water bottle. I kinda liked the idea. And wow! I can't believe I've never had a hot water bottle before. This is seriously a wonderful addition to my life. So cozy and comforting, and it really does keep the bed warm for hours. This is a nice high quality material and couldn't be easier to use. I think everyone should have one!" —ekpt

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in eight colors).

49. And a small but powerful space heater that'll make drafty rooms more comfy, because shivering in your own home is certainly the *opposite* of calm.

The space heater on top of a small table

It's even small enough to fit under a desk!

Promising review: "I first bought one of these units for my daughter's bedroom, which doesn't receive the same airflow from our furnace as our other bedrooms. She loved it so much that she took it back to college with her after winter break. So then I ordered another one, which I ended up using in my office as I worked. I enjoyed the ability to heat up the space quickly without needing to turn up the heat in the whole house. Then as Chicago was expecting a cold snap, I ordered three more units and used them in my basement area, which tends to stay cooler than the rest of the house. These units are very well made and have excellent air flow for such a small device. Additionally, they turn off immediately when even jarred or moved the tiniest bit, a reassuring safety feature. I highly recommend this product." —Dr. Deb

Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in two colors).

50. Introverts Retreat — a monthly subscription that includes a novel and other goodies like bath products and candles so you can take your ~you-time~ up a notch.

baht salts, beauty products, chocolates, sunflower seeds, candles, and other items in the box

What you get: Each box features a novel written by a female author in your choice of genre: fiction, romance, mystery/thriller, YA, or a surprise genre each month. You can pick a specific book from their collection as well. You'll also get bath and body products, chocolates and other goodies, a bookmark, and your choice of warm beverage (hot cocoa, tea, of coffee) with each box!

Promising review: "This box was so thoughtful! Receiving it in the mail (very fast shipping and great packaging) was such a treat. The items are all high-quality and the candle, soap, and body scrub I received smell amazing. Thank you for the treat!" —Danielle R.

Get it from Cratejoy for $41/month.

51. A full-body zero-gravity massage chair that'll instantly become your new favorite seat in the house.

Reviewer relaxes and reclines in the chair

Feel virtually weightless using the one-button zero-gravity setting and customize your massage using the remote control to set your preferred speed, strength, and area of focus! Speaking of your massage — this thing has eight neck and back rollers, 50 airbags placed to the shoulders, arms, hips, calves, and feet, a lower-back heater, *and* a foot roller to make sure that you are 10,000,000% relaxed every time you sit in it.

Promising review: "This is an amazing massage chair at a wonderful price especially for the advanced features it has. Put together in less than 25 minutes. It comes in two boxes which makes it easy to put in place and the instructions were easy to follow. Love the different features of the chair which are comparable to more expensive models. Get massages from the base of your skull to the soles of your feet and it's fully customizable. I recommend this chair to anyone that’s looking for a solution for a full body massage and just relax station after a long day or a long week." —Tim K.

Get it from Amazon for $1,019.99 (available in three colors).

52. Or a massage seat cushion if you don't have the space for a full chair. This thing is still pretty amazing though! It has six vibration nodes and a remote control so you can customize which parts of your back it focuses on. Plus, it has two heat levels you can choose between and can be easily used on chairs, couches, recliners, and more.

reviewer photo of the black massager

Promising review: "After a long day working this really hits the spot. The multiple vibration settings are fun and I'm still learning which ones feel the best. I like that I can control them independently if I feel the need to. The heat that it provides is just the right amount for me. It's not so hot that it is uncomfortable and not so cool that it isn't effective. Overall I like the build quality of this as the memory foam is very thick and makes the vibrator eggs unnoticeable." —J

Get it from Amazon for $69.96.

53. An affirmation calendar to give you a friendly reminder that YOU'RE INCREDIBLE on those days when you're feeling anything but.

The calendar displaying phrases like "You are so smart, and strong, and beautiful. The world is lucky to have you."
Aya Paper Co.

Aya Paper Co. is a Black woman-owned small business based in New York that specializes in environmentally friendly paper products made with 100% recycled material, with sourcing information available on each product page.

Get it from Aya Paper Co. for $5 (Originally $12; Shop Pay and PayPal available).

54. An essential-oil diffuser you'll be ~pining~ for every day until it arrives on your doorstep.

Three pineapple-shaped diffusers in different color options
eLo Vegan Lifestyle

Elo Vegan Lifestyle is a Black-owned small business based in Brooklyn, New York, that offers plant-based, organic, and vegan products.

Get it from Elo Vegan Lifestyle for $150 (available in three colors; Shop Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and Amazon Pay available).

55. Some CeraVe Moisturizing Cream that uses hyaluronic acid and ceramides to help soothe, hydrate, and nourish dry, itchy skin. Reviewers say it's super effective and absorbs quickly on both your face *and* body without leaving a greasy feeling behind.

^^This reviewer's eczema drastically improved after using the cream, noting that the cream made their skin "less patchy and dry."

Promising review: "This is the only lotion I use on not only my arms and legs, but my face. This does not cause breakouts and is great for dry patches, dry skin in general, eczema, discoloration, and daily moisturizing. This lasts a while and a little goes a long way. I would 10/10 recommend." —E.B.

Get it from Amazon for $16.08.

56. A foot hammock for anyone who's looking for a more leisurely approach to desk life.

Model using foot hammock under desk

Promising review: "This foot hammock has made working at my desk much more pleasant. I have pretty short legs, so I often find myself uncomfortable and trying to find objects to prop my feet up on. This is the solution! It takes the weight and pressure off of your feet and legs, and is very comfortable. It seems to have improved the circulation in my legs, and my posture has been better since setting this hammock up. I like that the cords are adjustable, so this can be use on a number of sizes of desks and/or tables. I definitely recommend getting one of these if you are constantly trying to prop you feet or legs up while sitting at a desk!" –Julia

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Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

57. Some solar-powered hummingbird wind chimes — they're beautiful during the day and STUNNING at night. They slowly change colors and can be hung both inside and outside to add a soothing vibe to your space.

The hummingbird wind chimes against a dark night sky

Promising review: "I love this product I have it hanging on my porch and it is so beautiful during the day and even more beautiful at night when it lights up." —magpie

Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

58. A soothing and nourishing Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser that'll help you save $$$ by working not once, but *twice* a day! Apply it in the morning to rejuvenate your skin, then again in the evening to remove makeup, oil, and dirt using the same mild cleansing agent as contact solution, which makes it truly ~easy on the eyes~ (no more stinging when removing mascara!) and ideal for sensitive skin.

Hand holding the face cleanser

Promising review: "I have fairly 'normal' skin. It definitely gets dry in the winter. The wash doesn't sud, but you still feel so clean afterward, even in the hot summer months. There's not the tight pulling feeling of dryness — you will be glowing. My skin is dry in the winter, and this leaves me feeling clean, not dry. Love. Love. Love." —Deann K.

Get it from Glossier for $9+ (available in two sizes).

BuzzFeeder Ayesha Mittal has this and loves it! Check out her full review of Glossier's Milky Jelly Cleanser for more details.

59. A set of squishy eggs for reducing stress in a healthier way and preventing nervous habits like nail biting and cuticle picking. They can also help prevent joint pain and carpal tunnel if your hands are basically glued to a mouse and keyboard every day.

Three different colored eggs in Reviewer's hand

They even come in three resistance levels so you can build grip strength!

Promising review: "I work at a desk about 11–12 hours a day with TONS of typing. Since using these, I've noticed less pain and strain in my wrists and hands, and they are also a great stress reliever. I've gotten people at my office hooked. I think they're totally worth the price." —Petite Loeb

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Get a set of three from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three sizes).

60. Or a funny stress toy that doubles as a great gift for your best spud — whoops, I mean bud!

Reviewer holding the potato stress toy

Promising review: "This thing is awesome. My husband and I hide this around the house from each other and sometimes it takes months to find. How awesome is it to be able to yell out 'yes! I found the potato!' and have that make total sense?! Doesn't matter if we're having a little argument or not, we still get excited about it. Not the common use for a stress reliever, but we have fun playing our silly little game. 😊 Certainly keeps things entertaining." —TM

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

61. A lemon verbena soy candle that looks so nice, it'll make any room feel luxurious before you even light it! Oh, but when you do light it, prepare for a delightful aroma to spread throughout your home and make your space feel calm and refreshed.

The Invigorate Candle surrounded by a bowl of lemons
Black Gold Luxury Brand

Black Gold Luxury Brand is a woman-founded small business dedicated to making high-quality, nontoxic candles and body products.

Promising review: "My roommate and I splurged on this candle and a few others from Black Gold Lux Brand and they did not disappoint! They totally transform any space they're in, which makes a world of difference since we're home all the time. I can't wait to buy more." —Christine Forbes, BuzzFeed Staff

Get it from Black Gold Luxury Brand for $24.99+ (available in two sizes).

62. A Birthdate candle with a soothing, unique scent for each astrological sign. The front and back label of each candle contains a personality description, tarot card, ruling number, and ruling planet — personalized to your exact birthdate based on astrology, numerology, and tarot. If you're looking for a showstopper candle, this is it!

January fifth candle
Birthdate Co.

Birthdate Co. is a small business started by Ajay Mehta.

Get it from Birthdate Co. for $38.

63. A to-do list planner notepad perfect for helping you organize their thoughts and stay motivated, *not* overwhelmed.

The planner notepad
Effie's Paper / Etsy

Effie’s Paper is a Black woman-owned small business based in Brooklyn, New York, whose goal is to create an on-trend, curated selection of stylish desk, stationery, travel, and gift accessories that can co-exist with today’s technology.

Order ships 5–10 days after placement.

Get it from Effie's Paper on Etsy for $16.

64. A borderline magical Muslin Comfort blanket that's ultra breathable and temperature regulating so you can snuggle up without waking up at 3 a.m. in a pool of your own sweat. Plus, it's oversized, so you and your blanket-hogging partner (or dog) can stop fighting each other for coverage every dang night. Even skeptical reviewers are impressed by how this has changed the way they sleep.

white muslin blanket on a made-up bed
Muslin Comfort

Muslin Comfort is a woman-owned small business based in California that was born after owner Shyla realized she couldn't find an adult-sized blanket made from the same breathable muslin as her son's baby blanket. Now you — an adult — can quite literally sleep like a baby!

Promising review: "Oh my gosh... I love this blanket so much. It is exactly what I was looking to add to our bed. My partner and I are warm sleepers, so a duvet cover always felt like too much. This is the perfect weight for all seasons, and we can easily add an extra blanket for winter months. I'm so happy with how it feels, looks, and lays on the bed. Amazing product." —Margaret E.

Get this blanket from Muslin Comfort for $174.99+ (available in four sizes and colors).

65. A 3D effect essential oil diffusing LED light that can change between seven gorgeous colors and make any room feel like a calming space., Amazon

Promising review: "This is a gorgeous oil diffuser! I purchased this and I LOVE it! It's so beautiful, I get countless compliments on it, and several friends have now purchased their own. It looks expensive, not cheap or cheesy. You won't be disappointed!" —Brooks Family

Get it from Amazon for $38.97+ (available in two styles).

66. Black Girl Magic will send you a thoughtfully curated selection of items by holistic health and wellness coaches in support of Black-owned businesses. You'll discover new self care techniques and products put together with *you* in mind!

a Black Girl Magic box with jewelry, bath and body products, and other featured items
Black Girl Magic / Via Cratejoy

Black Girl Magic is a Black-owned small business!

What you get: You'll receive full-sized items, self-care and mindfulness techniques, and themed-products curated by holistic health and wellness coaches in support of Black-owned businesses.

Promising review: "This was my first box and I loved it! I received a similar type of box not marketed towards Black girls and this box was better. I received so many products I love like a cowash that smells heavenly, lemongrass body oil which I love, this incredible candle that I use as a perfume — yes I do girl! Love this box and I love that it's helping Black businesses and exposing me to Black businesses. The products are top-notch and definitely worth it! I may be here forever. Hope to get some shea butter and maybe some crystal hot sauce in my next box LOL." —Miss S.

Get it from Cratejoy for $45.50/every two months.

67. A wake-up light so you can start your day calmly rather than with a jarring iPhone alarm. This beautiful device mimics a natural sunrise and gradually gets brighter over a half hour so you can ease into the morning.

A wake-up light turning on by bed

Promising review: "This thing is a game-changer! I got it because I got tired of being owned by my phone. It used to be the last thing I checked before going to bed, and the first thing I would check in the morning.

No more. Now I can leave the phone charging across the room (or in a handbag even. Who cares?) I can set this for the 'sun to set' at 15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes later. So I set it, and I get in bed and read a book for an hour. Then the 'sun goes down' gradually, and I go to bed. Eight hours later, the 'sun' starts coming up gradually. So gradually, that at the beginning, you don't even notice. And you can set sounds in addition to the 'sunrise' effect: birds chirping, ocean waves, classical music, or FM radio.

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