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    Just 32 Random Products That BuzzFeed Writers Really Love

    A coffee grinder, vintage-style jeans, horror novels, matte lipsticks, and even trash cans β€” here are the products we (the BuzzFeed Shopping team) truly adore.

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    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A fancy coffee grinder for the perfect cup of coffee every morning. Starbucks who?

    Amazon, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    "I bought this for my BF a year or two ago and honestly, I think I'm the third wheel now. He uses it every morning and it's like a religious experience. He weighs his beans, pours them in, grinds, and still oohs and awws over his coffee. He is the literal human embodiment of those T-shirts that say 'Don't talk to me before I've had my morning coffee!' so I don't take his review lightly." β€”Chelsea Stuart

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $199 (available in two colours).

    2. A pair of the perfect Levi's vintage-style jeans you'll just never want to take off because they make every outfit that much more stylish.

    Amazon, Melanie Aman / BuzzFeed

    "These jeans! Where do I start? Well, first of all, they are surprisingly comfortable. They've been my go-to pair since pre-COVID times. I have a bad habit of eating to the point of being uncomfortably full (I just like food, OK?) and these pants never cut into my hips or stomach when I looked about three months pregnant with a baked mac 'n' cheese baby. Now that eating in restaurants isn't really a thing, I've still gravitated toward these jeans on days when I just want to feel...normal... I can sit at my desk while wearing them (sometimes I even sit cross legged) and I totally forget I'm wearing denim. And unrelated to their comfort, I love them because 1. they cup my butt nicely and don't make it look like a pancake and 2. they're the perfect length for my annoyingly short legs." β€”Melanie Aman

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $96.27 (available in sizes 25–32).

    3. My Best Friend's Exorcism, a totally fun and spooky comedy horror novel set in the '80s and full of all things thriller, '80s pop, and a ~touch~ of the devil. Sit back and let the tingles begin!

    the book cover
    Amazon

    "I read this book this year β€” along with the author's other books, HORRORSTOR that'd be great for IKEA heads, and The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires, which is perfect for someone who likes spooky stuff, but not the demonic kind. The latter part describes my mom, who read the book upon my insistence after I finished it, and really liked it! I enjoyed *all* of Grady Hendrix's book but loved this one exponentially more. I love scary stuff but thrive on comedy. Plus all those '80s references made everything so much more fun. Also... just LOOK at that book cover." β€”Elizabeth Lilly

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.79 (also available for Kindle).

    4. A pair of these plush, cozy, and anti-skid house slippers that'll feel like you're walking around on feet clouds.

    The fuzzy slippers in grey
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "I'm so obsessed with these slippers and they're perfect (and trendy) for wearing around my home. They have a durable bottom as well if you need to pop out of the house to grab the mail." β€”Allison Faccenda

    "I can confirm because I have these as well! They're so soft and because of how fuzzy they are, they keep my feet warm in this cold weather. It also makes my family laugh when I pad around in them because my feet are small and these slippers make them look huge. I almost never take them off unless my feet get too warm!" β€”Nusrat Sultana

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28+ (available in sizes 5–13 and eight colours).

    5. A bright and vivid full-colour Disney calendar because everything in life should be a little Disney-inspired!

    Amazon

    "I used this calendar last year (well, until March when I sadly abandoned it at the office) and it was the highlight of my mornings. The colours really pop and it gave me something extra to look forward to each day." β€”Heather Braga

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.71.

    6. This coiled ring size adjuster that's nothing short of a miracle β€” finally, you don't have to throw away your just-a-little-too-loose rings ever again!

    Jasmin Suknanan / BuzzFeed

    "I got this beautiful ring (pictured above) but it was about a size too big for me. I didn't want to deal with the stress of always looking down to make sure it was still there, but I also didn't want to just not wear it anymore. This $8 solution made it possible for me to comfortably wear my ring everyday! You get a pack of tiny coils that you'll have to wrap around your ring till you achieve your desired fit, then cut them. The more coils you wrap on, the tighter the fit will be. I was worried that it would be clunky and ugly and noticeable around the band, but it isn't! It's soft, too, so you don't really feel it." β€”Jasmin Suknanan

    Get a four-pack from Amazon Canada for $6.98.

    7. A pair of classic booties that'll go with literally everything in your closet, even dresses. These are a staple everyone should have!

    black boots with a one-inch chunky heel
    Jasmin Suknanan / BuzzFeed

    "I have wide feet, so buying boots online is miserable for me. These fit wonderfully, and I simply chose a half-size up. I've walked around in these for eight hours straight and returned home without any pain. They go with basically anything in my closet and look really nice for a casual outfit. At the same time, I can see myself pairing them with a nice skirt. Another huge selling point for me was that they aren't suede β€” I can actually wear them out in the rain without worrying about ruining them!" β€”Jasmin Suknanan

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in 17 colours).

    8. A massaging foam roller perfect for muscle exercises and getting that tight knot out of your back. Flexibility, here I come!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "I have this little foam roller and use it almost every night. I roll my spine over it and it releases all the tension in a series of very satisfying cracks. Get one β€” add it into your pre-bedtime ritual!" β€”Heather Braga

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    9. A super soft foam pillow that'll not only adapt to your body but always stay cool so you never have to flip it over. Those flipping days are gone!

    the pillows splayed across an unmade bed
    Tuft & Needle

    "I actually own this! It's squishy, sturdy, and super satisfying. I sleep hot and I love how cool it stays throughout the night. I can tell that I am falling asleep faster, sleeping deeper, and waking up feeling more comfortable. Get a pair for your friends, sure. But you should really get one for yourself." β€”Mal Mower

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $126.07+ (available in two sizes).

    10. A TV mount that will not β€” and shall not β€” fail your TV. It'll hold it up nice and steady so you can Netflix in peace. Yes, Netflix is a verb now.

    christine's tv mounted on the wall
    Christine Forbes / BuzzFeed

    "I've had the mount for about a year and I'm very pleased! This mount has never given me any problems. It was easy for my TaskRabbit to assemble, disassemble, and remount after I moved. For reference, my TV is 55" and I have the 37–70" mount." β€”Christine Forbes

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.99+ (available in two sizes).

    11. A ring light that'll finally give you those bomb selfies you've been trying to take in your dark room, where unflattering shadows seem to multiply every day.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "There isn't a lot of light in my room, so it's made a world of a difference. I use it in the mornings when it's still dark out to apply my makeup. And now that I'm working from home, I set it up behind my laptop, so I look less like a dungeon troll during my Zoom calls. I love how adjustable it is. I can extend the legs to place it on my desk, counter, or floor, and it has a phone mount and remote if I want to take selfies or full-body pictures, which look a hundred times better now. I can even change the brightness level and colour of the light. I don't know why I waited so long to buy this, because I've used it every day since I bought it." β€”Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    12. An electric tea kettle because not only does it elevate your tea-making experience, but it'll also make just the act of preparing a cup so easy.

    The electric kettle on a counter in white
    Kit Stone / BuzzFeed

    "I used to drink tea once in a blue moon β€” pretty much only when I was sick. After getting this kettle, tea became part of my daily routine. It made making tea fun, and the water was hot enough before my 'tea mood' was over. I even use it to make hot water for ramen. In a matter of seconds, literally, the water is ready. And, if you want to get really fancy, you can set it to heat to an exact degree. I haven't worked up to using that feature yet but it's nice knowing that I have the power to do so. *evil laugh*" β€”Kit Stone

    Get it from Amazon Canadda for $95.14.

    13. A 16-gallon pedal trash can that won't make your kitchen look ugly but will also do the job!

    The double garbage and recycling can in a kitchen
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "I own this bin, and it fits right at home in a plain-looking kitchen. It’s sleek enough to look cooler than the average can, but nondescript enough to not draw attention to how bare bones the kitchen in my new apartment is at the moment. According to reviews on Amazon, though, it’s also great for a more interesting type of setup." β€”Austin Williams

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $209.99 (available in two colours).

    14. These reusable K-Cups for your Keurig coffee maker. You'll never go back to the plastic ones!

    The set of reusable K-cup pods
    amazon.com

    "I've been using these for years now, and absolutely love them. Every once in a while my old Keurig 2.0 (I've since upgraded) would give me an error message indicating it was not a K-pod and therefore could not be used, but after slightly adjusting the pod and closing the top again, it would work just fine! I now have the Keurig K-Elite and haven't had this issue arise. All in all, these are a wonderful way to use less plastic! I also enjoy ground coffee and find it fresher than K-pods, so you really can't go wrong with these!" β€”Kayla Suazo

    Get a six-pack from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    15. An Australian pink clay mask to "detoxify" skin, clean out pores and all the gunk in them, and keep your complexion fresh and glowy year round with ingredients like witch hazel and Kakadu plum (a strong source of vitamin C).

    pink clay mask in its container
    Sand & Sky

    "I'm always wary of brands that have been hyped up on Instagram. I'm just a natural skeptic. But this Sand & Sky pink clay mask!? I understand why so many people have been raving about it. My acne has thankfully calmed down in the past few years, but I still get breakouts about ~once a month~. When I see some pimples forming, I apply this before bed and when I wake up in the morning, all spots are visibly reduced and it's great at helping cystic acne come to a head (ew). It also helps... take away that deep pimple pain? If you know, you know. Definitely moisturize after using this as it can be a bit drying due to the clay formula." β€”AnaMaria Glavan

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $65.90.

    16. A small handheld steamer that'll get rid of the wrinkles in your clothing in no time, and without the hassle of pulling out the ironing board. You don't even have to take your clothes off the hanger!

    A before and after showing that the steamer smoothed out the wrinkles from a dress shirt
    Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    "I hate ironing, which means that for a long time, if I had something that was wrinkled, either I wore it wrinkled or I never wore it again. But this steamer lets me smooth out all those fabric wrinkles within a few minutes, and dare I say it's almost fun to use it? Because it is. Now I don't have to dread the big production of ironing all my wrinkly stuff and just pull out this baby instead. It heats up in 30 seconds and can run for 15 minutes of steaming β€” plenty of time to rescue all my wrinkled clothing." β€”Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $42.99.

    17. A Tarte matte liquid lipstick to ensure you get the colour and longevity you want without any of the flake or fade. Muah!

    BuzzFeed editor wearing a nude pink lipstick and holding the tube
    BuzzFeed / Kayla Boyd

    "One of my biggest problems with liquid lipstick is that a lot of them will flake and peel. This Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint does not! It dries super fast and then you can barely feel it on your lips at all. It can be a tad dry so I just like to make sure my lips are moisturized before I apply it. It stays on all day long and I'm obsessed with the neutral shades 'Exposed' and 'Festival.' They both have a pinkish tint and make great everyday lip colours." β€”Kayla Boyd

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $27 (available in 19 shades).

    18. An anti-fog cloth that you just wipe on your glasses lenses for a few seconds, and then they won't fog up when you wear your face mask at the same time! A total winter lifesaver.

    The anti-fog cloth only used on one of the lenses of Kat's glasses, and the lens it was not used on is fogged up while the one is is used on is totally clear
    Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    "This is an absolute must-have for anyone who wears glasses, because we've all been struggling with fogged-up lenses whenever wear wear face masks. You just breathe on both sides of the lens and use the cloth on it for about ten seconds β€” your glasses will be fog-free for about 24 hours. Now I can actually see when I go outside in my mask!" β€”Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.95 (available in many size packs).

    19. A wireless charger that'll not only makes it way easier to charge your phone, but will also just look really good in your home.

    Kyle Richmond/BuzzFeed

    "I already own an Anker portable block charger, and it's served me well, so I knew when I ordered this, it would be a great charging option. I've been super happy with the way it's been working so far. It's great to be able to pick my phone up while I'm lying in bed without using another hand to disconnect a cable. It's also small enough that the phone takes up most of the pad, which is good for aesthetics. My only caveat: you have to make sure your phone is centered on the pad and the light is on, otherwise it won't charge. (This happened to me last night, but that might be a phone issue vs. a charger issue.) Not all phones will work with wireless charging, so make sure you check compatible phones before purchasing." β€”Kyle Richmond

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    20. A hair-strengthening mask and vitamin C oil spray that'll deep condition your hair and smooth it out, so you'll never have to deal with breakage and frizz ever again.

    Liza's hand holding several packets of the AG Reconstruct hair mask
    Liza Hicks/BuzzFeed

    "I have thick hair that gets really dry, especially in the summer from all the sun and heat. I decided to give the AG haircare line a try, and I’m so glad I did. First, of all their products are vegan, cruelty free, and made for all hair types. Second, they’re a Canadian company based in Vancouver. And third, their products actually work! I really loved the vitamin C strengthening mask called Reconstruct that you use after you shampoo and condition. It’s a deep conditioning treatment plus is smells so good. My favourite product was the Slip, which is a vitamin C dry oil spray. It’s lightweight but still makes my hair instantly smooth." β€”Liza Hicks

    Get the AG Reconstruct hair mask for $24 and the AG Slip dry oil spray for $26, both from Amazon Canada.

    21. This Mario Badescu silver powder that's basically like a plunger for clogged pores. The powdered sugar-like formula is actually a powerful combo of kaolin clay, zinc oxide, and calcium carbonate β€” ingredients that'll help immediately shrink the appearance of your pores, suck out the gunky build-up, AND mattify your complexion.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "There's a slight tingly sensation as the product dries on the skin, but I didn't notice any irritation, itchiness, or reaction at all. I left it on for the requisite ten minutes, then wiped it off with a toner-soaked cotton pad. And y'all. My nose β€” a breeding ground for blackheads for the last decade β€” looked brand-spankin'-new. My skin felt velvety soft, and my pores looked almost invisible, not to mention clean as a whistle. Application might be a tiny bit messy (I looked like I was covered in icing sugar about three minutes in), but it's 100% worth it. BRB while I use this to detox my entire face during my next hormonal breakout." β€”Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.70.

    22. Some reusable interdental flossers that will help get all the gunk out from between your teeth (especially if you have permanent retainers!), but will be gentler on your gums than regular floss.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "Flossing with permanent retainers is a difficult task, and these little doodads make the process so much less of a hassle. They easily slide under my wires and unstick pesky things (like popcorn kernels) without much work. I don't know what magic they were blessed with, but they don't make my gums bleed the way regular floss does, either (I have a very sensitive mouth). One last thing: they're ΓΌber flexible, but don't break easily, so you can do a bit of brushing between your teeth without worrying about the bristles snapping off." β€”Alice Prendergast

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $3.98. Available in five colours.

    23. A pack of Sharpie gel pens that write suuuuuuper smoooooothly β€” and don't worry, unlike the markers, this ink won't bleed through to the other side of the page. It's about time Sharpie got into the pen game.

    Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    "I saw someone on TikTok rave about these, and I was like, 'How good can they really be?' Y'all, they're THAT good. I'm an office supply junkie, and I love a smooth pen, and these pens are silky, silky smooth. (Please forgive my terrible handwriting in the GIF above.) I'm so glad I bought a whole box of them, because these are the only pens I'm using from now on." β€”Kat Angus

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $18.99 (also available in a four pack).

    24. A cold therapy ice roller that'll de-puff your skin and wake you up in the morning. I use mine to combat migraines, and it works better than any pain-relieving technique I've tried. Oh, and it's great for beating the summer heat, too!

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "I'm obsessed with my ice roller. Like, I have recommended this to so many people I have lost count. It's great for cooling down when it feels like a sauna outside, it helps wake me up in the morning, and it saves me when I have a migraine. Unlike jade and quartz rollers, the roll-y part is made of gel, so when you pop it in the freezer it actually gets cold and stays cold for a loooooong time. It's also a lot larger than those doodads, so you can cover larger parts of your body, like your thighs and stomach (not just your under-eye area). TL;DR: Everybody needs to buy one of these immediately." β€”Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.97 (available in six colours).

    25. A couple of beauty product spatulas that'll help you get the verrrrrry last of the product out of those deep bottles you can never seem to reach. No more throwing out product when there's still stuff in there.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "There is nothing more frustrating to me than seeing a significant amount of product at the bottom of a jar or bottle and not being able to get to it. I used to cut open containers of body lotion, which is an annoying and sometimes painful process when cutting through hard plastic. Sometimes I would just throw away bottles of foundation or moisturizer even though I knew there was still product inside.

    But now that I have this set of beauty spatulas I won't ever have to do that again. I love that they come in two sizes. The regular spatula is great for medium to large sized bottles like lotion, shampoo, or conditioner. It's long enough to get to the bottom of the containers and the end of the handle is on an angle so you have more control. The mini spatula is perfect for makeup bottles. I used it all the time when the pump on one of my serum bottles stopped working. I figure after using these spatulas for a few months, I've probably saved more than a few loonies and toonies on makeup and skincare. Plus, it's super satisfying to see how much product comes out. I knew there was more in there!" β€”Kaysey Davis

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.28.

    26. A Scrubbing Bubbles toilet stamp that'll actually clean the toilet for you every time you flush, so you can cross that gross chore off your to-do list, thank goodness.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "Do you hate cleaning your bathroom? Like, a lot? Boy, oh boy, do I have the product for you: the Scrubbing Bubbles toilet stamp! This baby will save you from getting down on your hands and knees to scrub down your toilet bowl, because it does the work with every flush. Using it is simple: load the gel cartridge into the stamper and click the button to apply the gel sticker to your toilet bowl. It's actually really satisfying to use and I'm happy to report it works, too! It keeps my toilet smelling fresh and saves me from having to scrub away gross build-up on the bowl, meaning I have one less chore to do every week. This is the definition of working smarter, not harder, people!" β€”Alice Prendergast

    Each stamp lasts about 12 days.

    Get the starter kit from Amazon Canada for $4.87 (as an add-on), and you can grab refills here.

    27. A soft, but durable dog ball that'll let you and your sweet doggo play fetch inside, without causing a ton of noise or damage to the floors β€” plus, you won't keep losing it underneath the couch.

    Sarah Aspler/BuzzFeed

    "I have a dog who is absolutely obsessed with playing fetch. She loves going to the beach and park β€” but when it’s icy and snowy outside, we can’t stay outside for too long. So I began to play fetch with her inside, which was... not the best idea. Her ball kept knocking stuff over, hitting the walls, and bouncing down the hallways. And I’m sure my downstairs neighbours weren’t pleased, either.

    I was talking with someone at the dog park about it and she kept raving about the ChuckIt! indoor ball so I decided to try it out. It’s perfect! We can play fetch inside without worrying about knocking over everything on the coffee table. It’s super light, colourful, and honestly has lasted way longer than I expected it to. But the best part? This ball is BIG, and unlike her other tennis balls, it can’t roll under furniture. If you’re a dog owner, you know how annoying it is to keep having to get on all fours and find their ball after it disappears under the bed or TV stand. It quickly became my dog's favourite ball, and now she carries it around everywhere." β€”Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    28. A tube of Caudalie hand cream, which will bring moisture and softness back to your hands after all the hand washing you've been doing (right?).

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I've been washing my hands a lot recently (AS WE ALL SHOULD BE) and it was starting to take a toll on my skin. My hands were so dry and the skin felt really tight immediately after washing. So I started using some Caudalie hand cream, and it's become the second step in my hand-washing routine. The texture is light and it absorbs really quickly, without leaving behind a sticky or greasy feeling. And it has a warm citrus scent that I find very subtle and soothing. My hands look and feel moisturized and soft, and I'll definitely be restocking once I finish the tube." β€”Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $22.

    29. An electric fabric shaver that'll get all that pilled-up lint off your favourite sweaters, or loose threads off your favourite chair β€” basically, it'll make your fave fabric look like new again.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills. I'll definitely be using this going forward." β€”Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    30. A bottle of Verb Ghost Oil that's infused with bamboo extract, moringa seed oil, and argan oil to strengthen your locks and minimize frizz. It's thicker than most hair serums, and delivers some serious hydrating results with just a few pumps.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "When I bleached my hair, it was completely busted. It broke every time I brushed it and basically looked like one of those tumbleweeds you see in an old western movie every time I blowdried it β€” until I found this. It's thicker than most oils (a bit lighter than the consistency of gel) and combs through hair like a dream. It packs in moisture like nobody's business and also smells freaking amazing." β€”Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $20.

    31. A set of adorable wired headbands that'll dress up your 'do a little more, and they're versatile enough that you can style 'em however you want.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "These wired headbands are the love children of a traditional headband and a fancy silk scarf. The wire inside each one gives them a bit of structure, and I can twist the ends around each other so they won't unravel. They're so versatile! I can wear them around my head or wrap them around my ponytail to create a little bow. And they come in such gorgeous patterns β€” they look way more expensive than they actually are. I love wearing them on the days when a simple ponytail or bun just won't do, and they're adjustable, so they never give me a headache after wearing them all day."

    Get a set of four from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    32. A dog collar and leash that'll help with any dog who basically wants to drag you up and down every street, into every bush, and up every tree.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "I am in the process of adopting the border collie I have been fostering for the last few weeks. She is adorable, but the accessories that came with her from the foster organization were... not. So, I decided it was time for this little baby to get an upgrade! I'm working with a trainer and she said Martingale collars were awesome for pull-y dogs, and sent me a link to this one. I've found that it helps a lot, and love that it's not as intense as the ones with chains. It doesn't hurt her, but it shows her who's boss and keeps her from trying to attack every single squirrel that crosses our path. Naturally, I needed to get a matching leash, because fashion, so she now has an olive set that goes with my coat." β€”Alice Prendergast

    Get the collar from Amazon Canada for $13.99 (available in four sizes and 17 colours) and the leash from Amazon Canada for $18.99 (available in 40 colours and several different lengths).

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