Skip To Content

    38 Things You’ll Probably Want Around Now That It’s Cold Outside

    It may be cold, but you don't have to be.

    1. An adorable knit hat with an extra fluffy pom pom that you'll want to wear all season long. The thick cable knit design is not only stylish, but it's made with a blend of wool and acrylic that'll keep you warm as heck.

    A person wearing a knit hat with a pom pom on their head
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it Simons for $29.

    2. A package of hot chocolate mix that'll warm you up on those super-chilly days. It takes less than two minutes to make and the rich, sugary taste will satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

    Two glass cups of hot chocolate with marshmallows on top and a small package of hot chocolate mix beside them
    @ghirardelli / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.98.

    3. A minty lip balm that's equal parts spooky and cute. It's packed with ultra-moisturizing ingredients (like vitamin E and sweet almond oil) that'll make your lips soft, smooth, and hydrated.

    A skull-shaped lip balm next to the box it came in
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $8.

    4. A fluffy blanket that'll help you assume your true identity as a human burrito. It's made of a lightweight, super-soft sherpa material, and is so warm you'll never want to take it off.

    A soft sherpa blanket with pom poms on the trim draped over a chair
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $45.

    5. A pack of knit socks that are extra soft, comfy, and breathable. Plus, the colourful prints are so cute, you'll be looking for any excuse to wear them.

    Four pictures of a person wearing a dress and thick knit socks
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of five from Amazon Canada for $8.68+. Available in seven styles.

    6. An electric hand warmer that you can cradle it in the palm of your hands when your winter gloves just aren't doing the trick. Reviewers say it heats up super quickly and has a lengthy battery life, so you won't have to charge it every night.

    A person holding a small round electric hand warmer device in their hands
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It can also be as a power bank charger for your devices.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.95.

    7. A faux fur rug that is soft, fluffy, and too cute for words. You can use it as an area rug to keep your feet warm or as an accent piece near your bed.

    A furry rug on the floor near a couch
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $85.

    8. A rustic candle that'll fill your space with the delicious scent of maple syrup. It's hand-poured in Canada and has a thick wood wick that will crackle when you burn it. Plus, it comes in an authentic-looking tin jar that you can reuse once you've finished it.

    A person holding the candle in front of a plant
    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed

    "This candle smells, like, stupid good. I love that it's not sickly sweet, like all those vanilla and pumpkin spice scents you see in department stores. It also looks really great in my living room, thanks to the vintage-style tin."—Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Eco Culture Maple Tin Candle (#13 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.98.

    9. A large ceramic mug with a removable stainless steel infuser that'll brew a fresh and flavourful cup of tea to enjoy. It comes with a handy lid that'll seal in heat to keep your drink warm for longer, so you won't have to microwave your tea halfway through drinking it.

    A ceramic mug with a handle and lid A steel tea infuser is sitting in front of with loose tea leaves spilling from it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.97+. Available in five colours.

    10. And a set of loose leaf tea samples from DavidsTea that are so good, you'll feel a little ~guiltea~ about not sharing. Plus, they're all organic and caffeine free, so you can have a small cuppa before bed to help you unwind.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, @davidstea / Via instagram.com

    There are 12 different flavours and each tin makes about two cups of tea.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.

    11. A pair of high-waisted leggings that are perfect for lounging in. They're made with Spandex and have a polar fleece lining that'll make them warmer than your other leggings.

    A person wearing leggings and running shoes
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $19.99. Available in sizes XS-L.

    12. A door draft stopper that'll fill the gap underneath your doorway to keep hot air in and cold air out. It has three layers for extra durability, and a strip of adhesive that makes it easy to install. Baby, it's cold outside, but it'll definitely be hot in here!

    A before image of a door with a gap underneath it and an after image of the door with a thick sticker cover it so there's no gap
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    13. A pair of gloves from The North Face that have touchscreen-sensitive tips, so you won’t have to take them off to use your phone. Now you won't have to freeze your digits off just to message your group chat.

    A pair of gloves with grippy dots on the palm
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $50. Available in sizes S-XL and in two colours.

    14. A light therapy lamp you'll probably want to have around now that the days are getting shorter. It mimics sunlight and can help boost your energy, mood, and focus. It's the perfect gadget for anyone who works long shifts indoors and doesn't get enough natural sunlight during the day.

    The tablet-shaped therapy light shining bright white light next to Kyle's laptop
    Kyle Richmond/BuzzFeed

    "I know I feel down in the winter months, so I thought getting this light therapy lamp might help. I usually turn it on while I'm drinking coffee in the morning (to start forming a habit) and sometimes I'll turn it on while I'm sitting in front of my laptop working. I have noticed a slight uptick in my mood when I'm using this! Any sun is better than no sun, right?" —Kyle Richmond

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Verilux Happy Light (#15 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $119.99.

    15. A pair of suede slippers that'll make you feel like you're walking on air. They have soft shearling linings that'll surround your feet with warmth, along with thick rubber soles that make them durable enough to wear outside.

    A person wearing Ugg slippers with socks
    @ugg / Via instagram.com

    Get them from Simons for $125. Available in sizes 6-10.

    16. A set of warm flannel bed sheets that'll make you never want to leave your bed again. They're made of 100% organic cotton, and reviewers love that the fitted sheet has extra-deep pockets.

    A bed covered with soft flannel sheets and two pillows
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    The twin sheet set includes a pillowcase, a flat sheet, a fitted sheet. The full, queen, and king sheet sets include two pillowcases, a flat sheet, and a fitted sheet.

    Get it from Simons for $39.95+. Available in sizes twin-King and in four colours.

    17. An ultra-rich daily moisturizer that has a light, non-irritating formula that can be used on all skin types. It also comes in a travel-friendly tin, so you can keep it in your purse or pocket for the next time you need it.

    A person holding a tin of hand cream
    Essence Gant/BuzzFeed

    "Nothing beats Nivea Creme because it's rich, but doesn't clog your pores, and it lasts all day. I like the mini tins because they're small enough to fit in my bag, or even in my wallet, and it makes keeping my hands soft that much easier. This is especially important after I wash my hands or after I walk in the New York cold for more than five minutes and my skin is screaming for moisture. It's one of those small things you're glad to have on you at all times." —Essence Gant

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Nivea Creme All Purpose Moisturizing Cream (#5 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $2.15.

    18. Or a tube of heavy-duty hand cream that'll work just as hard as you do. It'll create a protective barrier that'll seal in moisture to help heal and repair dry, cracked skin.

    A after image of someone's hand with smooth hydrated skin and a before image of their hand without cream looking dry
    Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    "For the last decade or so I've suffered with dry, cracked hands that bleed of their own accord. Using this regularly has stopped my hands from getting as bad as they were before, and its moisturising effects last for quite a while so there's no need to keep slathering more on. The consistency is more firm than a regular lotion, and once applied it sinks into the skin quickly without feeling greasy." —Jasmin Nahar

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream (#12 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    19. A cropped puffer jacket that'll make any outfit look infinitely cooler. It's made of recycled polyester fabric and has a thick polar fleece lining that'll keep you warm, even on the chilliest days.

    A person wearing a soft puffer jacket over a shirt
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $99. Available in sizes XS-L and in three colours.

    20. A plaid fleece onesie that you'll probably want if you're planning on hibernating until spring. It has a loose fit for extra comfort and side pockets that'll keep your phone and snacks close.

    A fleece onesie on a plain background
    Joe Fresh / Via joefresh.com

    Get it from Joe Fresh for $29. Available in sizes XS-XXL.

    21. A personal space heater, if you're someone who is ALWAYS cold. This mini heater can sit on your table or by your feet to keep you warm all day long.

    An image of someone carrying a small space heater, an image of the heater on a table, and an image of it on the floor while a parent and child play with blocks
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.98.

    22. An oversized sherpa jacket that’s stylish enough to wear outdoors, but so damn comfy, you'll want to wear it at home, too. The soft, fluffy texture will make you feel like a real-life teddy bear every time you put it on, too.

    A person wear a soft plushy jacket with faux leather pants and boots
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $79. Available in sizes S-L and in three colours.

    23. A vacuum-insulated coffee mug that'll hold your cuppa Joe as you brave the cold weather this winter. This leakproof mug will keep your beverage hot for up to seven hours, so you can enjoy every last sip.

    A person pouring coffee from a French press into a travel coffee cup
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.82+. Available in three sizes and in 13 colours.

    24. A blanket scarf that'll keep you as warm as Lenny Kravitz in his iconic knit scarf of 2012. The classic plaid pattern will brighten up your outfit, and there are dozens of different ways to style it.

    A person wearing a patterned blanket scarf around their neck
    ModCloth / Via modcloth.com

    Get it from ModCloth for $29.

    25. A tube of exfoliating balm from Revlon that's packed with sugar crystals to smooth and polish your pout. It's also super moisturizing and can serve as a prep step before you layer on your lipstick or gloss.

    A tube of exfoliating lip balm surrounded by candy canes
    @revlon / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.96.

    26. A thick duvet that you'll definitely want around on chilly nights. It has a soft cotton cover and polyester filling, making it lightweight, but is still very warm.

    A thick duvet on a bed with two pillows
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $50+. Available in sizes twin-Queen.

    27. And a duvet cover with a quilted pattern that'll make your space look super cozy. It's made of 100% jersey cotton that'll feel as soft as your favourite T-shirt.

    A bed with a thick duvet and pillows on it
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    The twin sheet set includes a pillowcase, a duvet cover. The full, queen, and king sheet sets include two pillowcases, a duvet cover.

    Get it from Simons for $110+. Available in sizes twin-King and in two colours.

    28. A double-ended snow brush and ice scraper for your car, because your windshield wipers can't handle THAT much snow. It has a comfy foam grip and is compact enough to store in your backseat or trunk.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28.24.

    29. A blanket sweatshirt that is basically the love child of a blanket and a hoodie. It combines the best of both worlds: the perfect fit of an oversized sweater and the comforting weight of a fluffy blanket.

    Two people sitting on a couch wearing oversized hoodies
    @thecomfy / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    30. A pair of faux fur slippers that'll keep your feet warm AF. They have grippy rubber soles that’ll save you from sliding on your hardwood floors.

    A pair of fluffy faux fur slippers
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get them from Simons for $39. Available in sizes S-L and in two colours.

    31. A soy wax candle that'll burn as slowly as the steamy romance novel you're currently reading. It has notes of black amber, lavender, and musk that'll add a warm and relaxing scent to your space.

    A candle in a metal can sitting on a table
    MalatheBrand/Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get it from MalatheBrand on Etsy for $30. Available in three scents.

    32. A set of whimsical fairy lights that'll emit a warm glow, creating the perfect mood for your evening indoors. The string comes with 50 clear clothespins, so you can hang a bunch of pictures or postcards from it, without blocking the light.

    Strings of fairy lights hanging on a wall There are small instant photos hanging from the strings
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99. Available in two colours.

    33. A pair of classic leather Chelsea boots that are lined with a soft sherpa material, so you'll be able to wear cute footwear during the winter. They have durable rubber soles to give you more traction and have a stretchy elastic on the sides to prevent rubbing.

    A person wearing leather ankle boots
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get them from Simons for $189. Available in sizes 36-40 and in two colours.

    34. A plush balaclava that won't feel as bulky as your regular toque and scarf combo. It has a toggle at the back, so you make it as loose or fitted as you want.

    A person wearing a fleece balaclava and winter coat
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $50.

    35. A mug warmer that'll keep your coffee or tea deliciously hot, so you won't have to reheat your cup of joe after a few hours. It fits most mugs and has an on/off switch, so you can turn it off once your drink is the perfect temperature.

    A small ceramic coffee mug sitting on an electrically heated coaster
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.11.

    36. A long-sleeved thermal shirt that'll provide an extra layer of warm on those extra cold days. It's made of merino wool, making it thin enough to wear underneath another shirt or sweater. And it'll absorb excess moisture, so you stay warm and dry.

    A person wearing a long sleeved thermal shirt
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $150. Available in sizes S-XL.

    37. A pair of fluffy sheepskin insoles that'll make any pair of shoes as warm and cozy as your favourite slippers. Reviewers love how thick they are and say that they make great replacements for their worn out boot insoles.

    A person holding a pair of fluffy sheepskin insoles
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $16.99. Available in sizes 5-9 for women and 7-13 for men.

    38. And finally, a windshield cover that you can easily peel off, so you won't have to brush the snow off your car every morning. It's wide enough to fit most cars, and has straps and ties on the ends to make sure it stays in place.

    A car covered in snow with a thick tarp covering the windshield
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.79.

    Stay warm out there, folks!

    HBO Entertainment

    Looking for more great Canadian shopping deals? Check out these organization products, clever baby products, and cool and random products from Canadian brands.