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    80 Products BuzzFeed Canada Writers Tried And Loved In 2020

    And you'll probably love them, too!

    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. 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 — your glasses will be fog-free for about 24 hours. Now I can actually see when I go outside in my mask!" —Kat Angus

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

    2. A pair of dusting gloves that'll help clean all the dust and other junk off of surfaces in your home — just wipe your hands over the dirty surface, and voilà! Clean as a whistle.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "Dusting is not my favourite activity, but I live in an old house where dust accumulates like no one's business, so dusting is a regular chore of mine. I have an air purifier in my room, but that doesn't stop dust from gathering on literally every surface. Sometimes I use a Swiffer Duster to tackle large objects like my walls and bookshelf, but using a whole duster seems like a waste if I only have to clean my room.

    These gloves were such a great alternative. I can put them on whenever I need to give my room a quick clean and they are so much fun to use. Sometimes I even go looking for things to dust. I can quickly wipe down large surfaces like counters, cupboards or tables or use them on smaller or more fragile items like picture frames or perfume bottles, without worrying about breaking them. I usually keep one near my desk to wipe down my computer screen and desk, and I love that I can just toss them in the wash when they start to look a little grungy." —Kaysey Davis

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    3. This CHI Keratin leave-in conditioner that'll keep your hair from getting tangled in the dry winter air with just a few spritzes. The keratin smooths down your hair strands, preventing breakage and giving your hair some much-needed hydration.

    May Ning/BuzzFeed

    "I've always used a lot of hot styling tools on my hair, and when I dyed it during quarantine, I was left with a head of crunchy straw. I started spraying this leave-in conditioner right out of the shower, and the way my brush was actually able to glide through my hair left me in awe. When I wake up in the mornings, my hair is still soft and I don't have as chronic of a case of bed head anymore. Over time, I feel like my hair has become so much healthier. It's really versatile and works for styling, too. When I use it before curling my hair, it helps keep the curls structured all day long. The smell is lovely but not overbearing, which is a bonus for me and my sensitive nose." —May Ning

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    4. 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 — ingredients that'll help immediately shrink the appearance of your pores, suck out the gunky build-up, AND mattify your complexion.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "Hello, my name is Victoria and I am a skincare junkie, so finding a cult-fave product I hadn't used before was honestly a real treat. Because I have reactive skin, I read a TON about this powder before I tested it, and hearing that it's made of naturally-derived ingredients definitely put my mind at ease. Using it was incredibly easy, too! It's as simple as dipping a wet cotton ball into the product and dabbing it onto any patches of clogged pores or oily skin. I felt it work almost immediately.

    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 10 minutes, then wiped it off with a toner-soaked cotton pad. And y'all. My nose — a breeding ground for blackheads for the last decade — 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." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.70.

    5. A keyboard cover that'll protect your precious keyboard from crumbs and spills — plus, it has important keyboard shortcuts printed right on it, so you won't have to keep consulting Google.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "Because I love to snack while I work, I am horrible at keeping my computer clean. That means a keyboard protector is almost essential. This one is super light and doesn't move around my keys when I'm typing. It also has all the essential keyboard shortcuts (like screenshot and search bar) colour coded, so never have to Google how to do specific commands. It may not be the prettiest thing in the world, but boy, does it ever come in handy." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.99. Compatible with most MacBooks.

    6. A pack of light-dimming stickers that you can place over all the bright lights on your electronics that irritate your eyes at night. They won't block the light completely (so you can still read a digital clock or find the off button), but they'll make the glare a lot less annoying.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "When it comes to sleeping, my motto is 'night's out, lights out.' All of them. My reaction to even the faintest of lights is very similar to a vampire being exposed to the sun: not cute. But I have a bunch of devices in my room that blink and glow during the night! My fan, my air purifier, my computer screen, and my air conditioning unit are just a few that I can list off the top of my head. Buying these light-dimming stickers was the best money I've spent in a while. I just popped them onto my devices and the lights were instantly duller. They come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, making it easy to find the perfect one for each device. I can still see that the lights are on, but they're not nearly as annoying." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a pack of 100 stickers from Amazon Canada for $7.89.

    7. Some silicone face scrubbies that'll amp up the efficacy of your cleanser and help you waste less product in the process. These lightweight pads have silky-soft bristles that won't irritate sensitive skin, and feature a handy suction cup handle, so it won't slip out of your hand the next time you're performing your ablutions.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "There's literally nothing about these soft scrubbies that I don't love. The bristles are super delicate, which means I don't feel like I'm sloughing my face with steel wool every night. There's also a small section of silicone nodes that are great at massaging away stubborn makeup. I've also noticed that I only need about half as much product as I'd normally use to clean my face — a true blessing for anyone who enjoys saving a bit of money each month. And they're just a really easy way to incorporate gentle facial massage into my routine! I spend just a little more time than usual washing my face (because it feels so dang good!), which in turn helps to relax my facial muscles, and leads to fewer headaches and less jaw tension. And truly, a relaxed face is a happy face! And if that's not enough to convince you to switch immediately to these scrubbies, my skincare-averse boyfriend is suddenly ~really~ into washing his face, too. Coincidence? I think not." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get a two-pack on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    8. 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 über flexible, but don't break easily, so you can do a bit of brushing between your teeth without worrying about the bristles snapping off." —Alice Prendergast

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

    9. A pack of Sharpie gel pens that write suuuuuuper smoooooothly — 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." —Kat Angus

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

    10. 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." —Liza Hicks

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

    11. A set of reusable silicone straws that are a lot more eco-friendly than plastic straws — plus, they're flexible, easy to clean, and easy to carry with you.

    A set of silicone straws in different colours
    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I don't know if you've heard, but plastic straws are terrible for the environment. I realized that I was using a couple every week, especially if I stopped at a coffee shop for a drink. I decided it was time to stop using them altogether and invested in a small collection of silicone straws.

    I love the variety of colours in this set, and they're a bit longer and wider than the metal ones I have, so I can use them in any cup or bottle to drink water, juice, smoothies—literally anything. I also love that they're soft and flexible. I can easily fold them into my water bottle or even tie them around the handle! I can stick them in the dishwasher to clean them, but they come with a little cleaning brush if I want to wash them by hand. They also come with a little drawstring bag, making it easy to travel with. And I can bend them into a smaller size if I'm using a smaller bag, without worrying about them warping or losing their shape. I love using them so much that I have no intention of returning to plastic straws. Ever." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a set of ten silicone straws from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    12. A tube of clear gel that'll style your eyebrows and eyelashes and keep them in place all dang day — plus, it's dual-ended, so you can use one end for your brows and one for your lashes, without worrying about cross-contamination.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "I love makeup, but I'm gonna be honest, quarantine has made me LAZY. Like, I used to take at least half an hour getting ready, and now five minutes just seems like a lot to me. Thankfully, I discovered this budget-friendly mascara and brow gel combo that works the a gosh darn dream. It's clear (duh), so you won't have to worry about smudges or smears, and it actually holds my tiny hairs up all day long (sometimes I'll reapply if it's super humid outside). Basically, if you're into the whole 'no makeup' makeup look thing or just want to look slightly more dolled up when you're doing your grocery shopping, you'll love this." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.97.

    13. This handy little touching tool that'll let you open doors, use ATMs, press elevator buttons, and tap in your credit card PIN without ever touching anything with your hands. It's made of antimicrobial copper and is super lightweight, which means you can stash it in your pocket or attach it to your keys for easy use on the go. It even comes with special attachments that let you use touchscreens, too!

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "When I first found this gadget, I thought it was cute. It's slim, unobtrusive, and pretty genius. But it wasn't until I was given the chance to try it that I really began to appreciate it (the company sent it to me for free, but I was under no obligation to give it a review at all, let alone a positive one). Each little detail is thoughtfully designed, from the large finger loop to the slightly curved tip — even the material itself is designed to keep your grabbers clean and free of microbes and bacteria.

    I was also really surprised by how ergonomic it is! I was able to open even the heaviest doors with relative ease, and thanks to the touchscreen tips, I could flip between paying for groceries and answering texts in seconds. Even though I love that the tips are removable (more versatility!), you can also glue them on, like some reviewers did. And thanks to the designers for making the finger loop big enough for all sizes of fingers — even my boyfriend, whose digits are almost twice the size of mine, can comfortably fit them into the loop. What about push doors, you may ask? NOT AN ISSUE! I just attached the silicone tips to the end and used them to gently prod doors open — no slip, no scratches. Push, pull, tap, grab — this lil' guy does it all, and keeps your hands germ free in the process." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in two colours).

    14. A set of bedsheet clips that I just clip onto the corners of the fitted sheet, and never again worry about the sheet slipping off the mattress during the night.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "These were a lifesaver for my mom. She has a very thick mattress AND a mattress topper on her bed. She uses fitted sheets with extra-deep pockets, but the corners still slide off all the time, and it was beyond annoying to have to fix the sheets every time she got into bed.

    Then we got these clips to see if they'd make a difference, and they did! They're very easy to install: Just attach the metal clips to the four corners of the fitted sheet and slide them around the bottom of your mattress when you put the sheet on. The stretchy elastic straps are also adjustable to create the perfect amount of tension. And when it's time to wash your sheets, you can just unclip them. My mom hasn't had to adjust the sheets since, so I'm calling it a win." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a set of four from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    15. 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." —Alice Prendergast

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

    16. A wireless charger that not only makes it way easier to charge my phone, but also just looks really good in my apartment.

    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." —Kyle Richmond

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    17. This wildly supportive sports bra that stayed put (and kept my ta-tas in check) throughout every at-home workout. The wide straps are completely adjustable, and the hook-and-eye clasp makes removal super easy, no matter how sweaty and sticky you are. Plus, it wicks away moisture, so you can say goodbye to underboob sweat, too!

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "I'm going to be real with you: My boobs are total rebels. They never stay where they're supposed to, and I've been hard-pressed to find REGULAR bras that'll keep them in check. So when I got the chance to try out this Under Armour sports bra, I didn't really set the bar too high. (Under Armour sent it to me for free, but I was under no obligation to review the bra, let alone give it a positive review.) I mean, how great could it possibly be?

    WELP. PRETTY FRICKIN' GREAT. For reference, I normally wear a 34D, and so I opted for this bra in a Large. Instead of teeny-tiny spaghetti straps, this bra has supportive and comfortable ones that don't make me feel like I'm about to be sliced in half with dental floss. I was also pleasantly surprised by how high-rise the front was, given that at least once during my workout I need to bend over and I am not really keen on getting a face full of titty. And I worked out HARD. I burpee'd. I planked. I kicked up my knees. I did some mountain climbers and bridge lifts, and even incorporated a quick cardio blast somewhere in the middle. And my gals stayed. Put. No loose nipples. No underboob. No sliding straps. And the best part was that after I had put my body through actual torture (because I am a professional and I wanted to give you all an actual review), all I had to do was unhook the back and I was free. Just like that! Some serious thought went into the design of this miracle over-the-shoulder-boulder-holder, and it SHOWS." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it from Under Armour for $50 (originally $50, available in four colours and in sizes XS-XL).

    18. A pack of screen protectors that absolutely saved my phone from plenty of nicks, scratches, and cracks from all the times I've dropped it (whoops).

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "Do you drop your phone a lot? Me too. It's honestly a miracle that mine still works, since it's experienced more than a few death drops since I bought it a couple years ago. I have a decent case on it, but I was nervous that the screen would crack after a really bad fall. Plus, the possibility of having to scroll through my Instagram feed with a shattered screen was enough to convince me I needed to get these glass screen protectors as an extra layer of protection.

    I will say that the installation process took a bit longer than I thought it would. The screen protectors came with an alcohol wipe to clean and disinfect my phone, a cloth to dry it, a sticker to catch dust, and a guiding edge to help me line up the screen protector with my phone. AND it comes with a link to an entire video that guided me through the process. It took me about ten minutes to figure it all out, but the results were amazing. The screen protector took all the blows and when I couldn't stand looking at the cracks on it, I just peeled it off and replaced it with a new one. My actual phone screen is still in mint condition, and I'm free to be a messy, phone-dropping klutz without dealing with the consequences." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a three-pack from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    19. A set of transparent, coiled hair ties that made my ponytail stay put, without causing that annoying hair bump when I took it out later. Plus, these don't cause any awful ponytail headaches!

    A hand holding several of the clear, coiled hair ties
    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "When it comes to hair ties, I'm a pretty picky person. I hate the classic ties that dig into your wrists and I wouldn't be caught dead with a regular o'l elastic in my ponytail. However, my hair is super fine, meaning it slips out of almost anything I put in it, so just any old alternative won't do. Insert: Kitsch hair ties. These coiled ties wrap around my tresses and actually stay put until I'm ready to let down my locks (you know, like Rapunzel). Also, they don't leave indents in my hair, which is a blessing since my hair is very prone to getting bent out of shape." —Alice Prendergast

    Get a set of eight from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    20. A set of water bottle-cleaning sponges that easily lets me to do the otherwise frustrating job of cleaning out my water bottles — just put them in the water bottle with some soap and water, then shake-a-shake-a-shake it.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I don't mind washing dishes, but I absolutely hate cleaning my water bottles. I'm the person who has an ever-growing collection of water bottles, so it takes a lot of effort to keep them all clean. Yes, I could probably solve this problem by using one or two of them, but that's not who I am (stop trying to change me).

    So I got these little sponges, mostly because they were cute, but also because it seemed like an easier way to wash multiple water bottles. The spongey exterior is very soft and light, but it's the weighted bead inside the sponge that does all the hard work. All I have to do is fill my bottles with a mixture of water and soap, pop the sponges in, and shake it like a Polaroid picture. I liked that the sponges were small enough to fit inside all my water bottles, even the ones with very narrow mouths, like my BuzzFeed one. Cleaning my water bottles has never been so much fun, and the sponges are easy to clean, too." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a set of four from Simons for $7.50.

    21. 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!" —Kaysey Davis

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

    22. This travel-sized shoe cleaning kit that's specially designed for leather, suede, canvas, and even finicky nubuck. The formula, made of coconut extracts and jojoba, is gentle, easy on the hands, and ~wildly~ effective at removing stains, scuffs, and grime. I'm not joking — your shoes will look almost as good as the day you bought them.

    Victoria Kuglin/buzzFeed

    "When I first got myself a pair of crisp white Birkenstocks a few years ago, I was thrilled — for about five minutes. And then life happened, and they went from being a gorgeous summer sandal to a dingy, grey shoe I was desperate to hide.

    I was introduced to this shoe-cleaning kit by total accident, during a shopping trip with my boyfriend, where he bought it in the hopes that it might revive some less-than-fresh pairs of his own. (Sorry, babe — I couldn't resist trying it first!) And y'all. It's honestly magic. I splashed a generous amount of the all-natural cleaning solution into a bowl of warm water, and dipped the hog-hair brush right in. A few scrubs later, my lovely Birks were restored not just to a wearable level, but to near-new status. The entire kit is designed for suede, nubuck, and leather shoes, so I knew I wouldn't have to worry about damage or lifting of dye. And since this pocket-size wonder contains enough ingredients to clean over 50 pairs of footwear, I'm convinced it was totally worth it. BRB while I clean every single pair of shoes I own." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.29+ (other items from this collection also available).

    23. 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!" —Alice Prendergast

    Each stamp lasts about 12 days.

    Get the starter kit from Amazon Canada for $4.99 (as an add-on), and you can grab refills here.

    24. A set of resistance bands that'll give your legs and booty the at-home workout you've been chasing ever since the gym closed down.

    The set of three peach bands lying on a workout mat
    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "I, like most people who aspire to have a butt that looks like the peach emoji, love a glute workout. Squats, fire hydrants, hip thrusts - you name it, I'm doin' it. Since I haven't been able to go to the gym for the last few months, I thought it might be time to invest in some home workout gear to make these moves a little more challenging. I didn't want to use rubber-y versions of the bands, because they would always roll up my legs and get all sticky when I got sweaty.

    Enter: Peach bands. These are made of thick fabric, meaning they don't slip and slide around while I'm jumping around in HIIT exercises. They're also super comfortable and the three resistance levels work perfectly for different types of moves (for example, I use the heavy band for squats and the light one for kickbacks). You can also use them to help with mobility, if your arms are feeling a bit stiff." —Alice Prendergast

    Get a set of three bands from Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    25. The Sharkninja handheld vacuum, which will make vacuuming up dirt, pet hair, and general messes a much easier task than usual. It might actually seem kinda, I dunno, fun?

    Sarah Aspler/BuzzFeed

    "Vacuuming my apartment has always seemed like a boring, clunky chore to me. I have a big vacuum, but I only really use it once a week to do the carpets. But since I got a SharkNinja handheld vacuum, it’s become an easy, daily activity for me. You could use it on bigger messes if you want, but I find it particularly useful for cleaning dirt off baseboards, dog hair off my couch, and crumbs off the kitchen counter. I used it just yesterday after I was transplanting some plants into new pots! It has a hands-free emptying button, and I also really love how it’s lightweight, fast to charge, and has a decent amount of suction. I’ll be honest and say that I actually look for excuses to use it, because it’s so satisfying." —Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $165.64.

    26. A flexible phone mount that'll clamp onto basically any furniture and let you browse the internet or watch videos with ease, without exhausting your arm or putting a crick in your neck.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I'm a total klutz when it comes to holding my phone. I can't tell you how many times I've dropped my phone on my face while video chatting with friends and family, even if I use the phone grip on the back of my case. It feels awkward holding my phone up, and my arm eventually gets tired after keeping that position for an hour. But this phone mount was a game changer. The mount is wide enough to clip onto my headboard, and I can use it on different pieces of furniture in my house, like my desk or shelf. Plus, the holder stretches open really wide, so it'll fit any phone.

    I can rotate the holder from a vertical to a horizontal position and the flexible neck makes it easy to change the position of my phone to any angle. I usually keep it in my bedroom, because I don't have a television and I like to sit in bed and stream videos on my phone. But I've also been using it a lot when I video chat with my sister and best friend and play Animal Crossing. We can chat and see each other but my hands are free to play." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in two colours).

    27. A super hydrating facial moisturizer that'll help even out your skin tone and texture, and protect your complexion from sun damage in the process. Plus, the tiny, light-diffusing particles will give you a gorgeous, lit-from-within glow the second you swipe it on.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "I started using this moisturizer in my teens, when my skin would freak out at the drop of a hat. I found that a lot of skincare products that allegedly helped with tone and texture were actually harsh, drying, or just plain ineffective. But Aveeno really got this one right! It smells great and absorbs right into the skin, so you're never left with a greasy or tacky feeling on your face. Even though I sometimes change up my moisturizer, I inevitably come back to this one, and within a week, my skin always (ALWAYS) looks good enough that I feel confident going makeup free. And if I do decide to dress up my face, it's an awesome base since it makes my skin look — and feel — velvety-smooth. And don't even get me started on the built-in SPF! I am the WORST at remembering to put sunscreen on, so having it in my moisturizer is a true blessing. If I could shout about this moisturizer from the rooftops, I would!" —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.79.

    28. An S-biner micro-lock that'll make it a lot easier for you to find important keys on your keychain, and to remove them and put them back on.

    Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    "When I go jogging, I obviously need to bring my house keys with me — but I don't want to bring my entire clunky keychain along for the ride. But it's also really annoying trying to pry my house keys off the ring every time and then try to put them back on later! Luckily, the S-biner has made the process wayyyyy easier for me. I just clip theit to the keychain, and my house keys to the other end of the S-biner. If you're worried about security, you can lock the S-biner to make sure nothing falls off, but it's really simple to unlock, so you can just slip keys on and off of it. Personally, I find the S-biner is so sturdy anyway, I rarely need to lock it." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.48.

    29. 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." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $22.

    30. An essential oil roll-on that's basically a PMS-fighting, fresh-smelling, migraine-busting, cramp-eliminating miracle. It's an awesome all-natural remedy for those days when everything sucks, and you just need a little pick-me-up.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "Is it possible to love an inanimate object? If so, I am definitely in love with this lil' rollerball. It sounds cliché, but when I first heard of it, I was kind of like, 'Sure, Jan.' But honestly — THIS. WORKS.

    I know it's ~technically~ supposed to be targeted at PMS symptoms, but in truth, it can be anything you want it to be. I've used it to ease cramps, relieve muscle tension from sleeping on my neck wrong (because apparently that's my life now), and as a drug-free solution to headaches. The blend of relaxing clary sage, zippy peppermint, floral geranium, and zesty lemon oil is a genius combination that not only feels great, but smells fantastic, too. I love that it comes in a glass bottle, which preserves the integrity of the high-quality essential oils a LOT better than plastic. If you're looking for a new ally in the fight against fatigue, irritation, mood swings, cramping, and nausea, this is it." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it at Sephora Canada for $21.

    31. A spinning makeup brush cleaner that'll quickly swirl your dirty brushes in soapy water, then spin them completely dry within 30 seconds. Your skin doesn't appreciate dirty, germy brushes, so now you have no excuse not to wash them!

    Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    "I'm know I'm not alone in not washing my makeup brushes as often as I should. It takes forever, and even once I'm done cleaning them, I still have to let them dry overnight. But this spinning makeup brush cleaner has totally changed the game. It uses a battery-operated spinner to swish the dirty brush in soapy water (I just used liquid soap, but you can also use special makeup brush shampoo), and then you just lift the brush out of the water and keep it spining for a few seconds — voilà! Within 30 seconds, the brush is totally clean and — more importantly — totally dry.

    The spinner works with almost any size of makeup brush (it comes with several sizes of holders, so you can use whichever one fits best), though I will say that if you have any double-ended makeup brushes, they probably won't work with this system. That being said, with this spinning cleaner, I cleaned and dried all of my makeup brushes in under ten minutes. Now I'll actually clean them on the regular." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.98. You'll also need some AAA batteries — get a 12-pack from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    32. A bottle of Drops of Youth Liquid Face Peel from The Body Shop that'll gently exfoliate the skin on your face without irritating it — and you can actually see it working!

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I try to exfoliate my skin a couple times a week and this peel is the easiest and gentlest way to do it. I just rub it onto my skin in circular motions and watch as it lifts all the dead skin from my face. It takes less than a minute to work and my skin feels so smooth afterwards. It’s kind of gross and also really satisfying to watch. I've been using it for a couple years now and it's completely changed the texture of my skin. I also love using it on other parts of my body like my hands and my feet that tend to get a bit drier, especially during the winter months." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.

    33. A pair of waterproof ankle boots that are as adorable as they are functional — they'll make enduring Canadian winters just a little more bearable.

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    "These boots were made for walking — especially if you live in Canada and you're walking through snow and slush. I was unsure what to expect with these boots, because I’d never purchased shoes off Amazon before. To my delight, I’ve become obsessed with them! These boots are now a staple in my wardrobe. They are lightweight, waterproof, and super comfy. They’re also black, so they can match pretty much any outfit. They aren’t super insulated, but I usually just wear a thick pair of socks if I know it’s going to be cold out, and I'm fine. But the best thing about them is their super affordable price tag." —Liza Hicks

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $36.99+ (available in nine colours/styles and in women's sizes 4.5-12).

    34. The High Performance planner, a serious planner that'll not only keep track of your appointments and to-do lists, but also keep track of how you're feeling, what your goals are, how productive you are, and tons of other valuable metrics.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "I live in a state of organized chaos, and most of the time it suits me well. Unfortunately, I’m getting older, and busier, and, honestly, pretty forgetful. While my trusty Google calendar has gotten me through to this point, I thought it might be time for an upgrade. Insert: my High Performance Planner.

    This thing is not messing around. Every page offers a comprehensive breakdown of the day (divided into half-hour increments), space to write your goals, end of day reflections, and notes. It also has weekly calendars and pages where you can grade your progress from week to week and month to month. Since starting to use it, I know when everything is happening, when things are due, and am actually a lot more punctual. I also can see trends in my mindset and know what I need to work on (be that mental health, productivity, work, relationships with friends and family, etc.).

    I will say it's larger than expected (about the size of a standard school binder), but that makes it easier to fill out without running out of room or writing in ant-sized letters. If you want to get organized and are looking for something that covers a bit more ground than an online calendar, classic agenda, or bullet journal, this planner may be worth giving a shot." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.33.

    35. A pack of coral felt board letters you can use to display whatever message you want, whether you're feeling inspiration, grumpy, or just plain silly.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I love customizing my felt board, but I was getting really bored of the white letters I was using. I decided to change them up with these fun coral letters, and I'm so happy I did. They're a bit bigger than my other letters but they still fit really well on my board. I also really like that they add a nice pop of colour to my otherwise monotone felt board. The pack comes with 188 characters, including symbols and punctuation." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.71.

    36. A bottle of Schwarzkopf Osis+ Session Label Powder Cloud that won't weigh down your carefully-styled hair, but it'll still provide enough hold to keep that hair in style for most of the day.

    Kyle Richmond/BuzzFeed

    "I don't love wearing hair products — they usually make my hair either gummy, or it's so light that by the time I get to work, my hair is flat as though I haven't done anything to it. Then I was at the barber and they used this stuff on it: Schwarzkopf Osis+ Session Label Powder Cloud. It's literally a powder that sprays onto your hair and gives it some crazy long hold. It doesn't make my hair gummy and feels light as air, but it also holds for a long time. It's also pretty inexpensive, especially for something salon-grade." —Kyle Richmond

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.98.

    37. A bottle of Secret Aardvark habanero hot sauce, which is just the right amount of heat without being overpowering.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "I love hot sauce. Like I am full-blown obsessed with it. I put it on tacos, I put it on pizza, heck, I’ve even gotten to the point where I put it on a plain, untoasted tortilla and call it a snack. I’ve tried all the classics (Sriracha, Cholula, Tobasco) as well as my fair share of niche, artisanal hot sauces, and I must say, Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce is one of my absolute faves. I was introduced to it by Hot Ones on YouTube, and then saw how bonkers high its reviews were on Amazon Canada, making it an essential addition to my cart. It’s not crazy hot (5,000 on the Scoville scale, if that means anything to you) and has a fair bit of tomato, making it a great partner for pico de gallo." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.92.

    38. A flexible silicone ring that's super comfy, totally waterproof, and easily stackable, so you can wear several at once for an even cooler look.

    Amazon / Via, Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I don't wear rings very often, because I have a hard time finding ones that fit (my ring size is 11) — and I always seem to lose or ruin the jewelry I do get. But Enso Rings sent me a small collection to try out, and I haven't taken them off since I got them. The flexible silicone makes them super comfortable to wear, and they're completely waterproof. I don't have to worry about taking them off when I wash my hands or getting those annoying green stain on my fingers like I do when I wear costume jewelry. They also come in a variety of different colours, textures, finishes, and sizes, so I can create a customized look every time. I'm currently obsessed with the braided rings, because they look amazing, especially when I stack them together. I may never wear costume jewelry again." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.39+ (available in 14 colours and ring sizes 3-12).

    39. A container of beard styling balm that'll condition your facial hair, soothe the skin underneath, and prevent annoying ingrown hairs. We love a good beard🧔.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "If you have a beard (or just know someone who does), then this 6ix Man Power Balm is about to become your most reached-for product. Using a combination of prickly pear, shea, argan, and castor oils, it tames and conditions unruly facial hair, plus, it takes care of the skin underneath. Say good-bye to annoying things like ingrown hairs and dry patches! You can also use a beard brush to help evenly distribute the product.

    And even if your beard is in its infancy, don't think this isn't for you. It takes the annoying itch out of those first few weeks of growing it out, and you'll notice it comes in glossy and soft. If that wasn't enough, I also love using this orange blossom-scented balm as a flyaway-tamer. The thick formula makes it really easy to dose out (so you don't end up with greasy strands right after a wash), and the ingredients work just as well to condition the hair on your head as they do on your face. If you, like me, sneak a few uses of your partner's products, make sure they're using this one." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.50.

    40. 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 — 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 — 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." —Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    41. A jar of a cult-fave healing clay mask that you can actually feel working on your skin, and will leave it looking and feeling silky smooth.