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    29 Things To Help You Impress Everyone You Know

    "Wow." — literally everyone who sees you.

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    1. A set of glittering playing cards made with real 24 karat gold that are perfect for dazzling your opponents at your next poker game or performing a 24 karat magic trick.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These cards are beautiful. All my friends were impressed with them. They're very cool-looking and fun to use." —Rob

    Get it from Amazon for $4.50.

    2. An amazing convertible maxi dress you can tie over 24 different ways, so people will think you've got a huge wardrobe even if you wear it to every event.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get some tips on different ways to tie it here.

    Promising review: "This dress is amazing! I've ordered five different kinds of convertible dresses and this is by FAR the best! Its fabric is thicker than others, and the construction is impressive, especially for the cost! I love that the long, wrapping ties overlap where they attach to the dress, because it makes the dress much more modest than many of the others I've tried! I'm 5’4” and 115 lbs and the length of the small was absolutely perfect!" —Enewbie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 21 colors).

    3. A clever budget book with space to log day-to-day spending and monthly income and payments, because there's nothing more impressive than paying your bills on time.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It's also got 12 handy pockets for safely storing bills and receipts.

    Promising review: "I'm sooooo excited about this. It's small enough to fit in my work purse and seems very durable. It also includes extra pages for Christmas spending, and the sections for receipts are a great addition. It's done wonders for my finances. Now I'm able to see where my money goes each month, and I'm able to track my spending each day and have a total for the month. I'd recommend this book to anyone, and I'll definitely be buying another as soon as I finish this one." —Kimmy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    4. A make-your-own hot sauce kit so you can spice up your next get-together with a tasty creation of your very own. Prepare to be peppered with compliments.

    uncommongoods.com

    The kit includes gloves, a funnel, sterilizing solution, six glass bottles, bottle labels, dried guajillo, arbol, and chipotle peppers, cayenne, curry powder, ancho chile, white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, and brown sugar, plus instructions for concocting sizzling sauces.

    Promising review: "My husband was constantly griping about wanting a hot sauce that still had a good flavor and wasn't just hot. He's been experimenting with this kit and now he brings his sauce to every gathering to brag. The individual bottles and recipes included provided inspiration and the ability to try different flavors without worrying about wasting anything."—Sydney the painter

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $34.95 or a similar one from Amazon for $29.95.

    5. Maybelline's The Falsies Washable Mascara, which'll have everyone flirtatiously batting their eyes in your direction, gorgeous.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Your mascara search is over, this is the one you want. Mascara is perhaps the most important product in my daily beauty routine, and over the years I've spent money on expensive brands at upwards of $20 a bottle. This Maybelline formula is drugstore-priced, but high-end quality. The fact that this product is $6 is absolutely ridiculous — I wish I'd been buying it years ago! The formula is, in a word, DREAMY. It goes on easily; a few swipes of the wand and your lashes, like the name claims, WILL look almost like falsies. It coats the lashes without feeling thick or heavy, and it's shockingly hard to create clumps. The length is like nothing I've ever experienced with other mascara brands —when I use this, my eyelashes LITERALLY brush my browbone. It's amazing. Every SINGLE time I wear it, I get endless compliments on my eyelashes, and at least one person asks me what mascara I use. Every day." —Kayla

    Get it from Amazon for $5.47+ (available in six colors).

    6. 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, a book that's sure to make you the most interesting person in any room. Yeah, sure, your coworker usually wows everyone at happy hour with tales from their trip abroad, but do they know that cows have regional accents? Didn't think so.

    W. W. Norton & Company

    Promising review: "This is, in my opinion, the perfect book for the Kindle app on your phone. I love reading a few tidbits while waiting in doctor's offices, at the mechanic, etc. It's also sparked a lot of interesting conversations at work (I work at a language-learning company).

    ME: Hey, did you know there are 27 words for mustache in Albanian?

    COWORKER: Hmm... like, handlebar mustache, Salvador Dali mustache, unconvincing, barely-pubescent high schooler mustache...

    You get the picture." —Dennis

    Get it from Amazon for $5.72+.

    7. A flower delivery subscription, which'll make it easy to give a super impressive gift or to always have fresh blooms around your house like a fancy, polished adult.

    bouqs.com

    You can sign up for weekly, biweekly, monthly, or bimonthly deliveries, and you can always cancel your subscription or skip a delivery. You can also order individual bouquets here. Plus, all the flowers are cut to order from sustainable farms, so you can go green even if you don't have a green thumb of your own.

    Get it from The Bouqs for $32+ per delivery (available in three bouquet sizes and four types of assortments).

    8. Stunning rhinestone ear crawlers that'll have everyone thinking you're a millionaire or something.

    baublebar.com

    Get them from Baublebar for $38.

    9. A possibly magical teeth whitening charcoal powder beloved by over 14,000 Amazon reviewers for a smile so dazzling, you'll have everyone looking at chew.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "You guys, this stuff is awesome! I drink black coffee, red wine, and soda. I've use whitening toothpaste and whitening strips, but nothing has whitened my teeth like this stuff. It has no taste or scent. I use it at night before bed and see results almost immediately. If you want your teeth white, TRY IT NOW! It really works" —Goseegaby

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

    10. An ingenious wine and appetizer tray your houseguests will be oh-so grateful for. No more wine-ing about not having enough hands for both your drink and your food!

    amazon.com

    Because honestly, that's the worst part of any cocktail party, other than small talk.

    Promising review: "We get compliments on these all the time. They're great for get-togethers, especially my book club where we have a cocktail hour. They're hand-wash only, but it's worth it for the convenience of having a free hand while you mingle with your baked brie and Pinot Noir." —K. Buckley

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $35.99.

    11. Rocket Science for Babies, a board book that explains very complicated scientific ideas with simple drawings and phrases, so you'll have the most impressive tot on the playground.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    I mean, you already know your kid is a genius, but now everyone else will too!

    Several reviewers say their little ones are surprisingly fascinated with these and that adults can learn from them too (makes sense, I basically need to be taught like a two-year-old when it comes to science too, tbh). Plus, you can find board books in other impressive subjects here for an even more well-rounded kiddo. Other titles in the series include Quantum Physics for Babies and Organic Chemistry for Babies.

    Promising review: "My three-year-old granddaughter and four-year-old grandson both enjoy reading the books in this series over and over. It's very helpful to get them exposed to the vocabulary and concepts of science. I can tell that they're learning because after about the third consecutive reading, their brain gets tired and they're ready for a break, but that doesn't stop them from bringing the books back to me later in the day to read again. My grandson has the words on the pages memorized and will hopefully begin to start actually reading the words soon." —Charles A Walker

    Get it from Amazon for $5.

    12. A super chic, work-appropriate dress that'll make you look like a layering whiz (when really it's all one piece — genius!).

    modcloth.com

    Get it from ModCloth for $75 (available in sizes XS-4X and in three print and color combinations).

    13. A double-sided cat eye stamp guaranteed to have everyone in awe when you show up on time and with the perfect winged eyeliner. Yup, it is possible.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    One end is a wing-shaped stamp, while the other is a regular eyeliner pen for finishing off the look.

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying that this isn't my first cat eye rodeo. I've tried the taping method, normal liquid liner, plastic winged stamping devices, stencils, all of it! When this gem arrived I immediately tried it out, starting with my left eye and to my surprise, my cat eye it was perfect aside from needing to connect it to the rest of my liner. I thought this was a fluke and did the right eye. Again, it came out clean and perfect! I HAVE NEVER IN MY LIFE BEEN ABLE TO DO A CAT EYE IN UNDER 10 MINUTES, LET ALONE TWO MINUTES! There were no sloppy streaks or anything, just a clean, crisp line. I can now do a cat eye EVERY day and look and feel like a badass, and everyone will think I spend hours doing my makeup in the morning." —bay081

    Get a set of two (one for the left eye and one for the right) from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two sizes).

    14. An endlessly reusable smart notebook that allows you to upload handwritten notes to your favorite app, then wipe it clean with a wet cloth. It's gonna have your coworkers enviously asking "What is that?!?" and make a great impression on your boss when you're the only one not clicking away on a laptop while they're talking.

    youtube.com, amazon.com

    You just use the Rocketbook app to scan your notes, then you can upload them to Google Drive, Slack, your email, Dropbox, OneNote, Box, Evernote, or iCloud. It works with any writing utensil from the Pilot FriXon line.

    Promising review: "This is a great notebook! I use this at work to keep track of things, sketch, and scan in notes. I now have this sleek book instead of a ratty old notepad. I find that in the business world, people are still a bit annoyed if you're using a digital device during a meeting. This bridges the gap nicely. The app works well, and the writing surface feels almost like real paper. Plus, I can use the same pen I use with this to write on actual paper." —Jess and Matt

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in two sizes). It comes with one pen, but you can get a pack of seven more compatible pens in assorted colors from Amazon for $10.91.

    15. A glam velvet wingback chair fit for royalty to take any space to a luxe new level.

    anrdoezrs.net

    Promising review: "I waited months for this chair to come back in stock and it was worth the wait! From the rich color to the luxurious fabric to the unique shape to the comfortable seat, it's perfect. All my coworkers keep coming by my office to chat just so they can sit in the chair! No other chair compares to this." —Whitney

    Get it from Wayfair for $196.99 (available in five colors).

    16. A handheld veggie spiralizer so you can easily prep delicious meals that'll have everyone you serve saying, "I can't believe it's not pasta!"

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    It's also great for making stir-fry or julienning potatoes for latkes. It also comes with a recipe book with lots of ideas to get you started!

    Promising review: "I finally tried this tonight. I got several zucchini, mushrooms, a light pasta sauce, and chicken meatballs, and made 'spaghetti' for dinner. It was fabulous! It really is an excellent substitute for pasta! I was shocked at how close to al dente pasta the texture was. All I did was sauté it for a few minutes! There are two options with this: one side makes very thin strips and the other makes thick strips. I used the thicker side mostly. Each zucchini made about two cups of 'noodles' and cooked down to about one and a half cups. I'll be making this dish again. It was delicious and satisfied my pasta craving." —Amy K. Anderson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. A bluetooth camera button, which basically comes with more Instagram likes included. No more awkward selfies, blurry pics, or bending into unnatural positions to get a shot of your OOTD in the mirror.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    This little wonder has over 3,000 positive reviews and is compatible with iOS 6 and above and Android devices 4.2.2 OS and above. You can use it from up to 30 feet away from your device, and it works for taking video, too!

    Promising review: "I love this remote. It's perfect for selfies when the button is just hard to reach or when you'd when you'd have to stretch your arm all the way out to get everybody in the picture. There's no delay. It prevents blurry shots too due to shaky hands. It's a gem. The setup is easy. Just turn on Bluetooth on your phone, turn on the remote, activate it by pressing one of the shutter buttons, and pair them. I also love that it comes with an adjustable strap. I actually need to get three more, one for each one of my family members." —enamel_pearl

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in five colors).

    18. The game-changing Forktula to pull out whenever you go home and know your parents are going to want you to clean your plate.

    firebox.com

    You, unlike your inferior siblings, will be able to scoop up every last drop of your mom's famous tomato sauce.

    Get it from Firebox for $10.19.

    19. A super cool nail art stamp kit that'll have everyone commenting on your expert-level manicure skills. They never have to know the design only took two seconds.

    ulta.com, youtube.com

    You just brush polish onto one of the 12 designs on the plate, wipe away the excess, dip the stamp, and stamp your nails! Even my clumsy self can handle that. Watch a full tutorial here.

    Get it from Ulta for $12.50.

    20. A perfect power blazer to remind everyone who's boss.

    us.asos.com, shop.nordstrom.com

    Get the green one from Asos for $59 (available in sizes 14-24) or the plaid one from Nordstrom for $168 (available in sizes XS-L).

    21. A pretty five-piece desk organizer set that'll take your workspace from "OMG I stayed up all night finishing that project where the hell are my notes," to "Why yes, here's that report for you Susan, please take a business card as well" in nothing flat.

    amazon.com

    It's available in several colors and designs, which come with slightly different items, but the sets include things like paper trays, pencil cups, small note holders, and vertical file organizers.

    Promising review: "Once I put all the pieces on my desk and organized everything, it came together and actually looked really good. Everything really pops on my desk and looks beautiful. I have a photography studio and wanted something trendy that looked expensive, and this does the trick!" —Tori Bornholdt

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in seven designs).

    22. A hot air brush to give you a salon-level blowout people are sure to gush over — and they won't just be blowing hot air.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Let's face it. It's near impossible to get a salon blow-out look at home. Your arms get tired and trying to manage a brush and blowdryer at once is a feat in and of itself. I thought I'd give this brush a try and I love it! I actually like the way my hair looks after using this styler better than when I go to the salon — seriously. I love my hairdresser and she does a great job, but I've actually gotten more compliments on my hair when I do it myself with this tool. It's great and you can't beat the price!" —Debbie

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two sizes).

    23. A box of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers: just-add-water sponges that'll eliminate seemingly impossible messes and leave your home straight-up sparkling.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    They're also a great way to keep favorite sneakers looking like new!

    Promising review: "This is the greatest cleaning product I've used in my entire life. If you have any appliances that are tarnished, shoes that are grimy and blackened, walls that are scuffed, or sinks or counters that are grimy, greasy, and gross, your problems are OVER. I immediately tried it on scuff marks on a wall. Gone. I tried it on black marks on the fridge. Gone. I tried it on countertops, the stove, the shower, the rusted, gross-looking toaster. My toaster looks brand new! ALL of my kitchen appliances look YEARS newer. The kitchen and bathroom SPARKLE! I was most impressed with the use of this product on hard floors in the kitchen, bathroom, and entryway. Ground-in grime I thought would never come out MELTS away when you use this product with a little water. Wow. Now the floors look almost brand-new! Believe it or not, this product works so well that it actually makes cleaning (dare I say it) FUN! I'm replacing most of my cleaning products with this one." —Strategos

    Get a box of eight from Amazon for $7.55.

    24. Absolutely beautiful peel-and-stick wallpaper you can use to make even the smallest space look luxurious. Yeah, it's impressive as heck, but don't get too pea-cocky.

    target.com

    It's easy to remove when you're ready to switch things up, too! Just peel it off!

    Promising review: "The colors are just as vibrant as pictured. I'm very pleased! I've used peel-and-stick wallpaper like this before, but this one was the easiest so far! The large, bold print made it super easy to measure and align. I hung the whole roll in under 25 minutes. I love it!" —Robin

    Get it from Target for $29.99.

    25. An LOL-worthy bathroom guest book, because it takes a truly impressive host to even keep their guests entertained on the loo.

    amazon.com

    Each page allows your guests to record details of their visit to your water closet, from describing what they did in there to drawing a doodle to grading the bathroom on its ambiance.

    Promising review: "This bathroom book is freaking awesome! It's a hit with anyone who comes over and uses our guest bathroom and results in lots of giggles. It's also a perfect house-warming gift!" —Courtney robertson

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    26. A combo ball and scratch mat toy that'll even impress the toughest customer in your life, your cat. Listen, when I said you were gonna impress everyone, I meant everyone, okay?

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    With over 6,000 positive Amazon reviews, it's sure to please even the most finicky felines.

    Promising review: "My cat started playing with this within five minutes, and she's gone back to it every day since it arrived. For non-cat owners, understand that this is the equivalent of a five-star review from the cat, who can be a bit picky about her toys. In fact, my cat doesn't even like laser pointers. The ball doesn't come out of the tray so the dog couldn't steal it. The scratching pad gets some use, thus saving the chair I put it next to. It's a good toy for when the cat wants to play and I don't." —Elizabeth A. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

    27. A fully stocked mini emergency kit you can pull out and save the day in any minor crisis. You should have your own theme music, you superhero, you.

    urbanoutfitters.com

    It includes everything you need to get you or your friends out of everyday, sticky situations: an adhesive bandage, two clear hair elastics, a sewing kit, a nail file, a tampon, lip balm, a pain reliever, breath-freshening drops, floss, hair spray, stain remover, a deodorant wipe, a nail polish remover wipe, earring backs, a safety pin, double-sided tape, and clear nail polish. Plus, the case is glittery!!!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18 or Amazon for $22.99 (available in three colors).

    28. Bright embellished flats that are bound to get compliments at every party and allow you to keep dancing long after everyone else has succumbed to the pain from their heels.

    us.asos.com

    Get them from Asos for $45 (available in sizes 4-10).

    29. A portable, three-speed turntable bluetooth speaker old-school enough to impress your hipster friends but modern enough to blast your latest Spotify mix, too. It'll definitely get the party started in record time.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    You can close it up and carry it like a briefcase for an added cool (and practical) factor.

    Promising review: "I've had this for nine months and love it. I don’t listen to many records, but it works well when I do. I’ve found myself using it as a Bluetooth speaker a lot. I take It to family get-togethers to play music. My whole family has asked where I got it and are really impressed when I tell them how inexpensive it was. To me, the speaker quality seems really good. I especially love how portable it is and how it looks like a decoration when I’m not using it." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in 19 colors and prints).

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