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    34 Things You'll Basically Be Doing Yourself A Favor For Buying

    A coffee subscription, Baby Yoda pajama pants, and more.

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    1. A pair of high-waisted leggings — with over 3,000 five-star reviews! — that'll keep you feeling secure, comfy, and cute whether you're out for a jog or just relaxing at home.


    Promising review: "These are the most comfortable leggings I've ever worn. They stay in place while running, they're squat proof, and they're beyond comfortable just to wear around the house. After wearing my first pair I immediately went and ordered in every color." —LLAPIC42

    Get them from Aerie for $23.97+ (originally $39.95; available in sizes XXS-XXL and five colors).

    2. A shower/bath wineglass holder so you can continue to enjoy your glass of rosé while you're getting squeaky clean.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Everyone loves to relax with a glass of wine, why stop when you need to bathe or shower? This is the perfect addition to my tub while I am reading a book" —katielempke

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    3. A cloth face mask fit for a mermaid so you can be safe while at the store or on a social distancing walk — and still looking a-mer-zing. 🧜‍♀️


    Get it from LookHuman for $18.99.

    4. A 32 oz. Nalgene water bottle to help you remember to stay hydrated — it's so important! I seriously wouldn't drink half as much water if I didn't faithfully fill up one of these up every day.


    Promising review: "I grew up using Nalgenes in the '80s and '90s for backpacking and had no idea they'd improved so much. No plastic taste, easy to drink from and clean, leak-proof, lightweight, BPA-free. I ended up ordering another and find these so much easier to use than my older higher-tech bottles." —Paddler

    Get one from REI for $10.95 (available in four colors).

    5. A quick-dry, long-lasting nail polish so you can relax by treating yourself to a nice mani-pedi in some gorgeous colors that'll surely brighten your mood.


    Ella + Mila products are vegan, cruelty-free, and PETA-certified.

    Promising review: "Love this beautiful dusky lavender color! Ella + Mila's colors are so gorgeously rich! I have nails ridges that show through with other brands — even with a treatment base coat, two coats of polish and a top coat — but not E+M's! Their polish is such high quality my nails look perfectly smooth and shiny every time! Never change E+M!" —Elisa

    Get it from Target for $10.49 (available in 29 colors).

    6. A copy of Believe in Yourself and Do What You Love by Kate James to guide you through simple ways of realizing your goals and feeling more fulfilled through various tips, ideas, and strategies.


    Kate James is a coach, meditation teacher, and speaker. Through this book, she works to encourage you to explore your feelings, try new things, create a routine, and more.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $16.99, Barnes and Noble for $16.99, or Bookshop for $15.62 (supports local bookstores).

    7. A Foreo Luna silicone vibrating face cleanser that can almost magically remove 99.5% of dirt, oil, residue, and dead skin cells. It's also waterproof so you can keep it in the shower and use it daily to make your skin feel clean, soft, and smooth.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I have been using the same Luna mini for three years. If you take care of it this little facial cleansing machine really lasts. I don't use it daily, about every three days for a gentle physical exfoliation. Other days I use the top area around my nose to help clear out my nose pores. I've also used this across my lips to help exfoliate them during the drier months. Best purchase I've made!" —Raych

    Get it from Dermstore for $119 (available in five colors).

    Check out this BuzzFeed editor's full review of the cleansing device!

    8. A pair of super soft high-waist undies, because who needs pants when you could spend your day at home in these!


    Promising review: "I’m in love with the texture and feel of these, they’re so light and soft they feel barely there. Worn once (around the house, 'working from home') and I didn’t have any issues with riding up or rolling down or feeling impeded in any way. New and satisfied customer" —Lark

    Get them from MeUndies for $18 (available in sizes XS-4XL and 20 colors).

    9. A single-serve Keurig coffee maker that'll quickly prepare your morning brew without taking up too much counter space.


    Promising review: "The pandemic has made it a bad idea to get coffee outside the house, so I convinced my S.O. we needed a machine to be better at socially-distancing. It helped that noncoffee pods are available; hot cocoa and green tea sealed the deal. Its styling is nice, in my opinion. The machine is basic, but does everything you need. I was worried it wouldn't be able to make hot enough water given its size, but that is not a problem. Speed to brew is acceptable. Five stars." —ressom

    Get it from Target for $89.99 (available in four colors).

    10. A TubShroom hair catcher to prevent annoying blockage. Just place it in your drain and let it catch all of your hair before it gets caught in the pipes.


    Promising review: "After several months of repeatedly having a clogged drain and using cleaning products to unclog it we tried the TubShroom. It has worked perfectly since then. We have not had any clogs or standing water for weeks! Easy to use/clean, highly recommend." —Hannah

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $12.99 (available in two colors).

    11. An Instant Pot perfect for preparing your fave meals and trying out tons of new recipes.

    The Instant Pot is a seven-in-one multi-functional cooker (pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, it sautes and browns, can make yogurt, steams, and warms) and likely one of most incredible things you will ever purchase for your home.

    Promising review: "Our life has changed so much since we introduced the Instant Pot to our kitchen life. This thing is so easy to use and the recipes are endless. Some of our favorite things to make are macaroni and cheese, coconut chicken curry, rice and chicken. We use this practically every day! We haven’t had any issues with ours and we actually have had ours for a long time now. Cleanup is very easy with this." —KristinaL

    Get it from Target for $99.95.

    12. A pair of Baby Yoda pajama pants to keep you cozy during all those Disney+ binge sessions.

    Hot Topic

    Promising review: "I absolutely love them! They are super soft and comfortable. The print on them is so sharp and detailed too. Yes, they are guy pants, but I tend to find that guy's sweatpants are comfier than women's sweatpants." —Cat Slaybaugh

    Get them from Hot Topic for $15.92 (originally $19.90; available in sizes XS-2XL)

    13. A buttery-smooth sateen bedsheet with two pillowcases that'll give your regular old bed that five-star hotel feel.


    I have white bedsheets from Brooklinen and they truly have such a luxurious feel! They're soft and cozy, but still give my room an elegant touch.

    Promising review: "Absolutely the softest sheets ever and the color is very true to the images on the website. Perfect Queen bed fit and super easy to wash. Overall we are loving these and highly recommend." —Hannah

    Get a fitted sheet and two pillowcases from Brooklinen for $98 (available in sizes Twin-Cali King and five colors/prints).

    14. And a set of bedsheet fasteners, because no one likes to wake up in the morning and realize their entire fitted sheet is now bunched up in the corner of their bed.


    Promising review: "I love the great quality and stability that these bed sheet suspenders add too my sheets so that my sheets don't keep coming off the mattress. Thanks for always supplying true quality items for the whole house." —Joel

    Get a pack of four from Wayfair for $39.99.

    15. A L'Occitane shea butter hand cream to keep your hands super hydrated between all those washes!


    This lotion is a combination of coconut oil, honey, and marshmallow root extracts, blended 20% shea butter for intense moisturizing.

    Promising review: "I've been using this hand crème for over seven years, it's a staple in my regimen. I suffer from psoriasis and this crème makes a huge difference in managing my hands' appearance. Also this makes a great gift for anyone and everyone! Smell is neutral and will fade quickly, not greasy and absorbs quickly (depending on how much you like to slather on)!" —Thaidoll21

    Get it from Sephora for $29.

    16. A longwear, lightweight Fenty Beauty matte stick for contouring and concealing quickly and easily.

    Promising review: "I took a guess at which shade to try based on the descriptions and to my pleasant surprise I got a perfect match! I honestly can't tell where makeup ends and skin begins. Talk about looking natural! I rub it on my fingers to warm it, then apply. It goes on easily and lasts all day. I will definitely purchase again." —MAMMAKITTY

    Get it from Fenty Beauty for $25 (available in 22 shades).

    17. A pair of charcoal shoe deodorizers so you don't have to worry about your shoes stinking up the entire room.

    The Container Store

    To re-charge them, just stick 'em out in the sun for a bit.

    Promising review: "I put them under the bed, in drawers, in our shoes, and next to the bathroom door on the floor. Before using these charcoal deodorizers, my items were moldy and smelly. However, since using these, my items are in great shape. I bought more and I toss them around the house. Sounds funny, but they really do help." —Cher009

    Get a pair from The Container Store for $9.99.

    18. A pack of velvet hangers to help you fit more into your closet and not worry about all of your shirts sliding right off after you just finished putting your laundry away.

    Bed Bath and Beyond

    Promising review: "I love how slim the hangers are and how much neater my closet looks. The felt keeps my clothes on without worry that a blouse that I love will end up on the floor. I had to use special hangers for every different type of clothing before, and now it doesn’t matter." —DA16

    Get a 50-pack from Bed Bath & Beyond for $24.99 (available in three colors).

    19. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner so you won't smell a yucky, rotting aroma every time you go to do the dishes.

    Summit Brands

    Note that it's best if your garbage disposal is just generally smelly or dirty, and not actually clogged — if it's clogged, definitely call a plumber.

    Promising review: "Very easy to use. Follow the three-step directions and it works! Cleans and deodorizers, in seconds. At a dollar a piece, the price is hard to beat. It does what it says!" —Janm68

    Get a pack of four from Lowe's for $3.98.

    20. A versatile, stylish, and extremely comfy dress perfect for everything from Zoom meetings to running errands to taking naps.

    Universal Standard

    Promising review: "I don’t know that I’ve had a dress as versatile and flattering as this one. The design is amazing, modern and feminine and a bit edgy. I want all the colors!" —Sophie

    Get it from Universal Standard for $120 (available in sizes 4XS–4XL and seven colors).

    21. A hand-poured coconut and soy wax blend Otherland candle that smells like sandalwood, amber, and moss and will not only make your apartment smell amazing, but it will also look gorgeous with the rest of your decor.


    I have this candle in my apartment and it's one of the best scents I've ever had! It creates such a relaxing environment and it looks really pretty. It also seems to last quite a while, which is nice since I've been burning it every single day!

    Promising review: "I have the Rattan scent and it smells amazing! I try not to burn it too often because I want to save as much as I can of it, but I love how it fits in with my decor." —Kristen Banda

    Get it from Otherland for $36 (sets of three are available for $89).

    22. A tropical hibiscus Poo-Pourri toilet spray so you and your guests don't have to be embarrassed when ~doody calls~ and there's only one bathroom in your small apartment.


    Promising review: "This stuff actually works great especially when you are in small quarters!" —Jane

    Get it from Target for $9.99.

    23. Drawer organizers to keep your socks together and help prevent your bras from getting damaged.

    The Container Store

    The sections are sold separately, so you can customize your drawer storage for what you need. You can choose from: an eight-section organizer ideal for socks or underwear; a two-section organizer for shirts or boxers; a narrow organizer for bras; and a three-section organizer for scarves, ties, etc.

    Promising review: "For those of us who really, really want to be organized but sometimes struggle to do it right. These little boxes let me tackle my unwieldy sock drawer and finally be able to see what I have. I even went a little nuts and looked up how to fold socks into little squares so it all looks even neater! If you're one of those 'a place for everything and everything in its place' kind of people, these are for you." —WannaOrganize

    Get it from The Container Store for $11.24+ each (originally $14.99+ each).

    24. A lovely floral silicone AirPods case so you won't misplace them and it'll make a super cute addition to your bag or key ring.

    Rifle Paper Co.

    Get it from Rifle Paper Co. for $25 (available in four designs).

    25. A Tiger King-inspired T-shirt for anyone who can't stop watching the Netflix hit docuseries. Are you #TeamJoe or #TeamCarol??


    Promising review: "Love this shirt! Very soft and comfortable. Fast shipping too!" —Debra R.

    Get it from LookHuman for $22.99 (available in unisex sizes S-3XL, women's sizes S-2XL, and kids' sizes XS-XL and six styles).

    26. An Atlas Coffee Club subscription so you can have fresh coffee delivered to your door every few weeks. You'll get to try new brews from all around the world — a coffee lover's dream!

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed, atlascoffeeclub / Via

    My BuzzFeed Shopping colleague Kayla Suazo said:

    "My first observation after opening the box was the smell. It smells FAN-FREAKIN'-TASTIC. It also comes with sweet postcards from the cities where the batches are from, so the entire experience feels so lovely and personal. As for the coffee itself, it's heavenly. I am used to store-bought coffee — which yes, is fine — but both of these tasted incredibly fresh and different from each other. The Peruvian coffee has this dark, almost chocolate taste to it, so I imagine it would be delicious with a morning sweet treat (maybe I should start eating pie every day?). The Colombian batch, on the other hand, was a little lighter roast-wise but still had delicious notes of rich sweetness. TL;DR: both of them were incredible both in taste and quality."

    Get a subscription to Atlas Coffee Club for $9+ (available in a half bag, single bag, or double bag and shipments every two or four weeks).

    Read our full review of Atlas Coffee Club here.

    27. An industrial desk lamp that'll add both light and style to your desk.


    Promising review: "I love this lamp so much, so my style. Works really well with the old-style Edison light bulbs. A very industrial stylish lamp, I recommend it! Though I am going to spray paint the bulb connector black like others have done. The white isn’t garishly noticeable with a white grey wall, but black would be a LOT better." —Nathan

    Get it from Wayfair for $35.99+ (originally $49.99+; available in four colors)

    28. A bottle of Jergens wet skin lotion perfect for lazy people, because you can apply it while your skin is still wet, before you even step out of the shower. It saves a few minutes and will lock in the hydration your skin needs.


    Promising review: "This is the best product I have ever found for itchy dry skin and believe me I have tried them all. This actually works. My skin would get so itchy... this lotion has put an end to that. Please don’t ever stop making this. And it doesn’t even cost $40 a bottle!" —pStrick

    Get it from Target for $6.99.

    29. A bottle of Glossier's Milk Jelly cleanser for gently washing away daily makeup and grime, leaving your face feeling healthy and soft.


    For more, read why a BuzzFeeder also loves this cleanser (#2!).

    Promising review: "I have combination skin, which is super sensitive to certain products. I was leery of trying a new cleanser but, figured this one may be gentle enough. Not only is it totally not irritating to my skin, it is significantly improving my skins evenness of tone. I would seriously recommend this to anyone with my kind of skin. It's a life-changer." —Heather

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in two sizes).

    30. A Ren Clean Skincare pillow mist made from a blend of essential oils that may relieve some stress and help you sleep better *and* it won't harm your skin.


    Promising review: "This product is a GAME-CHANGER!!! I was unsure at first if it would really work for me because I feel I’ve tried near everything to help me sleep. I am a horrible sleeper, it takes me forever to fall asleep, I toss and turn all night, and wake up feeling more exhausted than when I went to bed. So after trying multiple other things, I finally gave this a go and I’m so glad I did. I use it nightly now! I use three sprays on my pillow a few minutes before bed and I fall asleep faster and my quality of sleep is actually improved. Never thought I could wake up feeling refreshed until this product. Will definitely be recommending and repurchasing!!!" —OliviaValentino

    Get it from Sephora for $25.

    31. A chic monitor stand with a place for your phone, glasses, pens, and more. It'll give your desk a unique look, increase your storage space, *and* help you keep track of your stuff.


    Promising review: "Very high quality piece and does just what I needed: tidies up my desk, while providing space underneath for active files, and storage spots on top. I usually have my cellphone in one of the perfectly sized slots. I highly recommend this organizer." —Lori

    Get it from Wayfair for $61.99+ (originally $81.99+; available in two colors)

    32. A Billie razor subscription so you don't have to worry about reusing your old, dull razor over and over again because you keep forgetting to buy a new one.

    Starter kit includes: A Billie handle (available in five colors), a magnetic holder, and two five-blade razor cartridges.

    After you choose how frequently you would like to receive them, Billie will send you replacement razor heads right to your mailbox.

    Get the starter kit and replacement cartridges for $9/month.

    33. A month's supply of hydrogel sheet masks, including five face masks, five eye masks, and five lip masks, to keep your skin hydrated with natural ingredients that are tailored to a specific time of day — such as a sunrise mask containing rejuvenating baobab oil depuffing pumpkin extract.

    Loops Beauty

    Each face mask is formulated around a specific moment in your day, like getting ready for bed or just chilling midday on a Sunday. You can choose to receive a variety of face masks or just your favorite.

    Get the set of 15 masks from Loops Beauty for $55.

    34. And a Social Video Pro online course from BuzzFeed and The New School to help you improve your content creation skills by learning the tools, techniques, and theories used by some of the most successful video creators at BuzzFeed!

    Social Video Pro

    The course consists of five self-guided lessons (complete with worksheets and activity journals. You can learn more about the benefits of the Social Video Pro course here.

    Get a preview of the first course for free, try the full first course for $180, or get all five lessons for $600 from Social Video Pro.

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