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    25 Products That People Say Brought Them Joy In 2019 And Will Hopefully Do The Same For You In 2020

    If you're happy and you know it, it might be because of these 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.

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the products that brought them joy in 2019. Here are their downright delightful recommendations.

    1. A scalp-massaging shampoo brush for a relaxing, deep-cleaning, and exfoliating effect that'll make you wonder why you've just been washing your hair with your hands all these years.



    Over 3,000 reviewers absolutely love to pamper themselves with this! People also swear by it for dandruff and dermatitis.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in three colors).

    2. A compact and convinient hot air popcorn popper so you can enjoy the best snack ever (don't @ me) without using any oil at all. Also, watching this cutie pop the popcorn will be *almost* as fun as eating it.

    "I recommend one to anyone. Fresh popcorn is pretty good for you compared to microwave and NONE burns. It’s super good and easy to use." —jliz0801

    There's a genius tray on the top of the popper can be used as a kernel measuring cup and as a place to melt butter while the machine does its thing! It even comes with a recipe book and access to a database with even more recipes.

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

    3. A gorgeous dotted journal to get your thoughts organized in the most Pinterest-worthy of ways. You've got those 2020 resolutions in the bag.


    "I started bullet journaling. Having the freedom to be creative and organized helped me work through my high anxiety. Plus this journal is pretty!" —kanight

    It's got a pen loop, inside pocket, and multiple bookmarks! Get the basics on what a bullet journal is and how to start one here.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 12 styles).

    4. An air fryer complete with a rotisserie function, so there's pretty much no limit to what you can cook in this one gadget. Like Phineas and Ferb, this baby's gonna do it all.


    "I bought my air fryer on Prime Day and I've never been happier! I literally use it every day (sometimes twice or three times a day). I use it to reheat my leftovers. I use it to make air-fried fish. My version has a rotisserie function and my roasted chicken tasted better than the one from the supermarket! French fries come out perfectly every time! Burgers? Yes! Cookies? Yes! Roasted veggies? Yes! If you don't have one then go get one. You'll love it!" —ramiimani

    This particular fryer has over 2,000 positive reviews and comes with several rotisserie accessories (tong, rod, skewer rotisserie, rotisserie cage, and a drip pan) plus three trays and a recipe book. It can also bake, reheat, and dehydrate. Damn! Learn more about air fryers here!

    Get it from Amazon for $121.88+ (available in two colors).

    5. A Funko Pop! figure of a character (or combo of characters) you just adore.


    "I got a Deadpool dressed as Bob Ross Funko Pop! that absolutely made my year." —anyarosem16

    Get it from Amazon for $17.

    6. Or instead a Funko Pop! figure of a character you love to hate, on which to project (or Nerf gun) your frustrations.

    "I bought a Dolores Umbridge Funko Pop! and put her up on my mantle. Sometimes when I'm having a not-so-great day I take a minute to grab my little Nerf pistol (bought at the same time for this express purpose) and shoot at her. Knocking her down just makes my day brighter." —svenegas09

    Get Umbridge for $29.28 and a mini Nerf gun for $5.49, both from Amazon.

    7. Wet N Wild's "Rosé in the Air" eyeshadow palette, an unbelievably affordable (I'm talking less than a cup of coffee) 10-shade wonder to have you looking and feeling like a million bucks.


    "This is THE perfect budget palette for broke students who just want a great multi-colored eyeshadow that's highly pigmented. I used it for lots of events and I received more compliments than the number of compliments I've received in the last 5 years combined." —limag

    Get it from Amazon for $2.79.

    8. An amazing Central Perk Lego set that you and your ~friends~ will have a total blast putting together. ♫ So no one told you Legos could be this way...♫



    It comes with figures of the whole gang plus Gunther!

    Get it from Walmart for $59.99.

    9. The Squatty Potty, a simple yet revolutionary bathroom stool that may change how you pass *your* stool for the rest of your days. And tbh, a happy colon = a happy life, right?


    "I have such pleasant poops and I feel like the squat really gets everything out without straining. I hate pooping without it." —stefanseslow

    It helps you comfortably assume a squatting posture, which is the prime position for emptying your bowels with ease.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    10. Breathe Right nasal strips to help you live your best snore-free life — because there are few things less joyful then trying to snooze with a stuffy nose or next to someone who sounds like a steam engine.


    "Probably one of the simplest answers to this, but Breathe Right strips! I NEVER used them in my entire life and one day while at the store I decided to try them and it was the best impulse purchase I made all year?!" —Michelle F.

    They're totally drug-free!

    Get a box of 30 from Amazon for $12.79.

    11. A mini waving inflatable tube guy who's ready to show off his moves on your desk, because the passersby at the car dealership never fully appreciated them.


    "I bought it for my mom as a present because whenever we pass by one, we dance with it. For some reason, we call it Bob, so every time we yell out 'Bob!' So

    we call the mini one Lil’ Bob. It’s her favorite present that I’ve given her so far." —brelang

    It even comes with a little booklet about the history of the tube man, which is something I'm sure you've always wanted to know!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    12. A color-changing essential oil diffuser to basically turn your bedroom into the luxury spa that you deserve after a long day of being you.

    "I have one right next to my bed. After a long day of work, I turn it on before bed and it calms me down seeing the colors change and the smelling the lavender essence." —allisong750

    This one has over 14,000 positive reviews!!! The light is optional and can cycle between eight different colors.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99. Get some lavender essential oil to use with it from Amazon for $7.99.

    13. A Nicolas Cage mermaid pillowcase covered in sequins that, like the Declaration of Independence, hold a hidden secret on the other side.


    "I got one of those pillows that have sequins on them, and you can change the color of the sequins when you run your hand over them. One side is red and the other side is Nicolas Cage’s face!?" —marlimoo

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in eight colors). Get an insert to fill it with here.

    14. What Do You Meme?, a hilarious card game to add to your next game night. The setup is similar to Apples To Apples or Cards Against Humanity, but instead of combining words and phrases, you're trying to find the best caption for LOL-worthy photos and memes. May the best meme lord win.


    "Our family has never laughed so hard together. And the addition of the mature cards just made it that much better! XD" —greenzoe

    Get the game for $29.99 and the NSFW expansion pack (though be aware that the original game is also NSFW) for $9.99, both from Amazon.

    15. A funky-printed hiking backpack with plenty of pockets (including a waterproof one) to help you keep calm and ~carry~ on all year long.


    "This was a godsend! I bought it for my trip to Hawaii, and I was able to stuff so much stuff in it for my day trips." —betherick85

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in 12 colors and prints).

    16. A stainless steel Klean Kanteen bottle here to prove that your drinking vessel doesn't have to be a certain brand (rhymes with MydroMask) to be obsession-worthy.


    "It took me so long to decide weather I needed it and now I cannot live without it. I love that it keeps my coffee hot or cold for a really long time." —diyanahj

    It claims to keep drinks hot for up to 20 hours and cold for up to 50!!!!

    Get it from Amazon for $24.84+ (available in 11 colors).

    17. Stitch Fix, an easy styling service that'll curate a box goodies from brands like Madewell, Kate Spade, Kendra Scott, and Kut From The Kloth to break you out of your style rut. If you've ever thought shopping would be more fun if you never had to leave your house and had a personal stylist, meet your dream come true.

    Stitch Fix

    "I found that plus-size shopping was getting very monotonous for me. Not a lot of stores to choose from, and they were selling the same styles. Once I started using Stitch Fix, I started to get out of the style rut I’d been in, and found pieces that I can’t live without!" —betherick85

    All you have to do is fill out a quiz about your style and share your size and price range. You pay a $20 fee for the styling service, and after that you just pay for what you want to keep (and the original $20 is credited towards anything you buy). The service is offered for women's sizes 0-24W, including plus, petite, and maternity, and even for men and kids! Plus, you can set up a regular subscription or just request a box when you need a wardrobe upgrade!

    18. A set of water-resistant, space-saving packing cubes that over 8,000 reviewers swear by for maximizing their suitcase space and that organization geeks will love. Because it's 2020 and it's gosh dang time packing wasn't so miserable!

    "I’m a neat freak so mine is a bit odd, but packing cubes make me so happy! After using them the first time and seeing now tidy and neat my clothes were packed in my bag I just knew I was never going to travel again without them. They really make a huge difference in the way you pack, from how much you can fit to how your clothes arrive to your destination neatly folded. Unreal. :)" —hufflegirl

    Get a set of four plus a laundry bag from Amazon for $22.99 (available in nine colors).

    19. Wet N Wild MegaSlick lip gloss, a wallet-friendly, non-sticky gloss for a fun everyday beauty upgrade you can definitely afford.



    Get it from Walmart for $1.35+ (available in 15 colors).

    20. An absolutely awww-worthy Squishmallows animal pillow, because we could all use more cuddles and squishiness in our lives.


    "They’re chonky, soft, super adorable, and squishy and comfy to lay on." —Hope N.

    Get them both from Amazon – the duck for $14.40 and the caticorn for $15.20. Find more animals here.

    21. A glittery (or is that pixie dust?) personalized reusable cup every Disney fan ~mouse~-t have.

    Heather Braga/BuzzFeed

    "As someone who wishes they could live within the walls of Walt Disney World, I appreciate any item that makes me feel like I’m carrying a piece of The Magic around with me every day — this cup does that! It features a sparkly rose gold version of Cinderella Castle, a Minnie Mouse icon (my fave!) and even has my name on it. The shop also has TONS of other designs available. If you love Disney as much as I do, you’ll probs want to snag one of these cups." —Heather Braga, BuzzFeed shopping editor

    Get it from For The Love Of Pixie Dust for $21.

    22. A pretty pastel set of silicone straws so you can feel good knowing you're contributing one less disposable thing to oceans every time you take a drink.


    "t’s not that expensive and it's turtle friendly." —Dayna M.

    Get a set of 12 plus two cleaning brushes from Amazon for $6.99.

    23. A huge set of wooden Christmas ornaments you can decorate yourself. You've only got about 350 days to get them all done, so you'd better start now!


    "I LOVE Christmas and I love to paint, so I found a set of 120 unfinished wooden ornaments on Amazon that I'm going to paint to go on my Christmas tree this year. I'll give some to family too. The idea of painting Christmas ornaments all year makes me so happy!" —b

    Get a pack of 120 from Amazon for $18.99.

    24. A breathable, temperature-regulating, moisture-wicking weighted blanket that will basically make you feel like you're curled up in a warm hug and can help improve sleep and reduce anxiety, so you can wake up feeling ready to face each day of 2020 like a boss.



    Not sure which weight to get? Try the one that's closest to 10% of your own weight. Read about one BuzzFeeder's experience with a weighted blanket here.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $139.99+ (originally

    $280, available in 14- and 18-pound options).

    25. And a squee-worthy snacking Pusheen plush who is both a big mood and your new BFF.

    Katy Herman/BuzzFeed,

    "I recently acquired the version of this squishy angel who's happily munching some popcorn. It brings me an inexplicable amount of joy (see my photo evidence above). Pusheen's face must have been scientifically engineered to set off the OMGSOCUTEEEEE!!! part of our brains. He lives on my couch, where he looks perfect, and sits next to me on said couch while, most nights, I join him in eating popcorn. Mine is buttery and crunchy while his is soooo fluffy and plush, but to each their own." —Katy Herman, BuzzFeed shopping writer (aka me)

    Get it from Amazon for $15.65+ (available in four foods).

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