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    33 Cool And Random Things That Belong On Your Birthday Wish List

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    1. A soft leather belt with an eye-catching gold buckle that'll add a little shine and polish to your look. It looks a lot like a certain belt by a popular luxury brand, but costs a fraction of the price. That's what we call a style steal!

    A person sitting with their hand on their hip They are wearing a long sleeved shirt, jeans, and a belt with a buckle in the shape of two interlocked circles
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    This belt comes with its own puncher, so you can make new holes to ensure it fits perfectly.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.39+. Available in sizes 26—43, in three colours, and in packs of two.

    2. A laptop skin that'll add little colour and personality to your MacBook. It'll protect your laptop from getting scratched and it won't leave a sticky residue behind when you decide to remove it.

    A person sitting on a couch with their laptop on their legs
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    It'll fit a 13-inch MacBook.

    Get it from Simons for $35. Available in four prints.

    3. This Naked3 eyeshadow palette that'll help you achieve a subtle, but romantic eye makeup ~lewk~. It's the holy grail of all palettes, because the combination of shimmery pink and brown shades will complement any skin tone.

    A person holding an open eyeshadow palette
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    Get it from Urban Decay Canada for $68.

    4. A pair of ear cuffs that'll add a little bling to your look. You can wear them separately or stack them together to create the perfectly curated ear look.

    A person wearing a small hoop earring and two ear cuffs
    SImons / Via simons.ca

    Get a set of two from Simons for $95.

    5. A pack of brush pens that'll help you create the most beautiful watercolour paintings, without the mess of actual paint. The set comes with 20 colourful dye pens and a water brush. All you'll need is a little cup of water to dip your pens in when you want to dilute the ink.

    Twenty watercolour brush pens placed around a small drawing of a sun setting behind a mountain
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    6. A sequins dress, so you'll have something to wear on your birthday that'll sparkle as much as you do. It has a loose fit that'll feel as comfortable as your favourite T-shirt.

    A person wearing a sparkly T-shirt dress
    Joe Fresh / Via joefresh.com

    Get it from Joe Fresh for $27.94 (originally $39). Available in sizes S—3XL and in three colours.

    7. A faux leather tote bag that'll match your on-the-go lifestyle. It's extra durable and will carry all of your stuff, without the straps breaking or digging into your shoulder.

    A person carrying a large tote bag over their shoulder
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    It has a deep main compartment, a zippered pouch, and a handy pocket in the front.

    Get it from Simons for $49. Available in two colours.

    8. A tub of semi-permanent hair colour, if you've been dyeing to change up your look. The vibrant colours will last up to six weeks, and the formula is free of peroxide and ammonia, so it won't damage your hair. And FYI, Hayley Williams is the founder of this line, and she's practically the queen of hair dye.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $23. Available in five colours.

    9. A pair of quilted slippers that'll make it feel like you're walking on air. The nylon material makes them water resistant and they have rubbery grips on the bottom that'll keep you from sliding on wet tiles or hardwood floors.

    A person's feet with slippers on
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    Get them from Simons for $90. Available in women's sizes 35—40 and in two colours.

    10. A mocktail kit that'll have you mixing drinks like a pro. Now you can whip up the perfect birthday beverage and you won't have to worry about dealing with an awful hangover the next morning.

    A large mason jar, citrus juicer and recipe book on a plain background
    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    The kit includes two bamboo straws, bamboo tongs, mason jar shaker, juicer, muddler, and mocktail recipe booklet.

    Get it from Indigo for $49.95.

    11. This Gucci Bloom perfume that'll have you smelling like an actual garden all day long. It has notes of tuberose, jasmine, and Rangoon creeper to create a light, but fragrant floral scent.

    A bottle of perfume on a small rock covered in petals
    Sephora / Via sephora.com

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $41+. Available in three sizes.

    12. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll provide a much-needed escape for any video game lover. It has a compact, lightweight design with a huge backlit screen that you can use anytime and anywhere. You can also play the updated versions of classic '90s games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, and Legend of Zelda.

    A person's hand holding a Nintendo Switch Lite console
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    "I can play games for hours without getting bored, and it can easily fit into my jacket pocket. I actually already owned the original Switch console and really loved it, but found it was a little too bulky and heavy to carry with me every day (plus my hands would get tired holding onto it)."—Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $257+. Available in four colours.

    13. A copy of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for Nintendo Switch that's a twist on the classic Super Mario game. Instead of fighting Bowser, you'll take on a horde of aliens that have invaded the Mushroom Kingdom.

    The cover of the game with a picture of Mario holding a gun
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    14. A roll of wallpaper that'll give your walls a makeover without a ton of work. It won’t leave behind sticky residue, so you can easily take it down when you're ready to switch things up.

    A couch in front of a wall with constellation patterns on it
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $95. Also available in navy blue.

    15. A pair of Apple AirPods Pro that'll be practically invisible in your ears. They have silicone tips that'll keep them from falling out and they're noise cancelling, so you won't have to worry about hearing anything but your music.

    A person sitting in a car listening to music with wireless earphones
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $262.99.

    16. A waterproof pillow that'll support your neck and back as you enjoy a hot bath. It has seven suction cups on the back that'll stick to any surface and it's waterproof, making it a quick-drying and anti-microbial pillow.

    A person's hand holding a small bath pillow
    @graceandstella / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    17. A chic pyjama set you'll want to wear every single night to bed. They'll feel super soft on your skin and are made of lightweight modal to keep you from overheating.

    A person wearing a long-sleeve pyjamas top and matching bottoms
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $69. Available in sizes XS-XL and in two colours.

    18. A Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush with a vibrating head that'll do most of the work for you, unlike a manual toothbrush. It senses when you’re brushing too hard and will alert you to lighten up, plus it has a built-in timer that’ll encourage you to brush for two minutes.

    Victoria holding up the toothbrush still in the box
    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    "It's equipped with four brushing modes, three intensities, and can even sense when you're brushing too hard, so your teeth can look (and feel) their best. It's basically the best investment I ever made in my dental health. Each brush comes with a rechargeable travel case and two replacement brush heads." —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Philips Sonicare ExpertClean 7500 toothbrush (#22 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $179.95.

    19. An adult colouring book that's inspired by the cult favourite TV show Broad City. The pages are illustrated by Mike Perry, who designed the show's iconic title sequences, and there's a bunch of fun features (like mazes, maps, and quotes) that'll keep you entertained for hours.

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    Get it for $16 from Modcloth or for $20.99 from Amazon Canada.

    20. An Amazon Fire TV Stick, so you can stream all your favourite shows and movies on your TV. It's enabled with Alexa, so you can find the show you're looking for without even reaching for the remote.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    21. A pair of Nike Air Force 1 sneakers that'll make any outfit look fresh as heck. They have padded insoles, so you'll feel like you're walking on a cloud with every step.

    A single running shoe with a Nike check mark on the side
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    Get it from Nike Canada for $145. Available in sizes 5—11.

    22. This hair mask that'll restore your hair to its former glory, if it's been a while since you washed it. It'll help soften, tame, and moisturize your locks with a blend of coconut oil, shea butter, linseed, and argan oil.

    A person with wavy and shiny hair holding a hair mask container
    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "I have frizzy, super coarse curls that I *also* get heavily balayaged, so my hair is basically like 'lol, good luck Mait' at all times. I have never ever had such results blowing out my own hair. Idk if I've *ever* seen my hair so shiny. Look at how it catches the light! I could not stop touching my hair. It looked healthier, felt healthier, and styled surprisingly easily." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Coco & Eve Like a Virgin Hair Masque (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $57.90.

    23. A mini Fujifilm Instax camera, so you can take aesthetically-pleasing instant photos whenever you want. Your selfie game will be on level 100 with the close-up macro lens adapter and tiny selfie mirror on the front of the camera.

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    You'll need a pack of film to print photos that you can get here. Two AA batteries are included with the camera.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $78.98+. Available in five colours.

    24. A cool beanbag chair that'll be the most comfy piece of furniture in your whole house. It has a high back, so you can actually recline while you're watching TV. It also has a handle at the top, so you can easily move it around the room.

    A large bean bag chair with a faux leather cover sitting in a living room
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $235. Available in two colours.

    25. A portable Bluetooth speaker that looks like a boombox from the future. It has a thick strap, so you can carry it with you, and it lasts up to 20 hours on a single charge. It's designed to play music from the front and the back to create a rich and multi-directional music experience.

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    There's also a USB port that'll charge your phone while you listen.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $199.99+. Available in three colours.

    26. A leather roll-up case that'll give you a place to store your favourite art supplies. It comes pre-filled with coloured pencils and an eraser, so you can start sketching right away.

    A leather art supply kit filled with coloured pencils and an eraser
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    The case is handmade in Sainte-Adèle, Quebec by Atelier Chalet, which specializes in leather goods.

    Get it from Simons for $65.

    27. A Ninja blender that'll cut through fruit, veggies, and ice so easily, you'll want to use it for every meal. And it comes with two large cups, so you can make your food or drinks to go.

    The blender next to a jar of cashews
    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "I 👏 love 👏 this 👏 blender 👏. I crush a lot of cashews for salad dressings and nut milks and this baby does it with ease. It also comes with three cups, so I don't have to do dishes immediately after making one thing. I can just rinse the blade, switch the cup, and get to blending something else." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Ninja Foodi Personal Blender (#3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.98.

    28. A pair of minimalist earrings that'll add a little bling to your outfit. The 2-in-1 design is great because you can wear the stud by itself or add the leaf ear jacket to create a more artsy look.

    Two images of people wearing earrings
    StudioVy/Etsy / Via bit.ly

    StudioVy is based in Markham, ON.

    Get them from StudioVy on Etsy for $18.86+. Available in three styles.

    29. An illustrated cookbook filled with recipes inspired by the most iconic hip hop artists of our time. You'll feel like Snoop Dogg in the kitchen as whip up these tasty meals, proving music and food are the ultimate pairing.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.16.

    30. A coloruful duvet cover that'll add a pop of colour to your bedroom decor. It has a minimalist windowpane pattern and a hidden zipper that'll make it easy to put on and take off your duvet when you're ready to wash it.

    A duvet on a bed with a bunch of pillows
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    The twin duvet cover comes with one pillowcase. The full, queen, and king duvet covers come with two pillowcases.

    Get it from Simons for $29.95+. Available in sizes twin—king.

    31. A cute album where you can stash all ticket stubs from the concerts, plays, and other events you've attended. There's space on the side to jot down a few notes and a pocket in the bag to keep larger documents like programs and photographs.

    A photo album with ticket stubs inside
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Also available in hardcover.

    32. A pair of Keds tennis shoes that you'll look for excuses to wear. They have the same minimalist design and lightweight feel of classic white Keds, but they come in sparkly sequins finish that'll make any outfit look a little fancier.

    A person sitting on a couch wearing shoes that are covered in sequins
    @keds / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Keds for $110. Available in sizes 5-11 and in five colours.

    33. And finally, a soft sleep mask that'll block out all the light, so they can sleep literally anywhere, at any time. It has a stretchy band and a contoured nose wing to ensure a perfect fit.

    A person wearing pyjamas and a sleep mask around their forehead
    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Get it from Indigo for $24.50. Available in three colours.

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