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    Updated on Mar. 6, 2020. Posted on Feb. 24, 2020

    41 Products That'll Help You Relax When You Really Need A Break

    Kick back and chill!

    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.

    1. A pack of animal squishies that are so cute, you won't be able to stop yourself from giving them a big squeeze. They're a fun way to release stress from your hands, especially when taking a break from typing!

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    Get a pack of 25 on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in two sizes).

    2. An ultra-soft facecloth that’ll remove all your makeup with water — just water! It works gently to remove makeup, dirt, and excess oil from your face, and can be washed easily by hand or in the washing machine when it gets dirty.

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    I love using this on the days when I'm feeling really lazy. Instead of using my usual cleansing oil or micellar water, I can wipe away my makeup with this cloth in a couple of minutes. I also love using it when I do a clay mask. It’s so much easier to get the residual product off my face!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.96.

    3. A Foreo Luna Mini 2 that uses gentle pulsations to cleanse your skin, effectively removing dirt, oil, and dead skin cells. Just apply your face wash and then get scrubbing! It has eight levels of intensity and is suitable for all skin types.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Foreo Luna Mini 2.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $158.23+ (available in six colours).

    4. A pair of luxurious satin pillowcases that'll feel like an absolute dream against your skin. They're also great for hair because they don't absorb moisture like cotton. Your hair will be safe from breakage, and you'll feel like you’re sleeping on a cloud every night.

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    The satin material is cool to the touch and stays super smooth, so you won't wake up with those dreaded sleep lines on the side of your face.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $13.99+ (available in sizes standard-king, and in 14 colours).

    5. A deeply hydrating sheet mask that's packed with essential oils to reenergize dull and tired skin. One mask is equal to half a bottle of serum that'll quench your #thirsty skin, and it's incredibly gentle, so it can be used on almost all skin types.

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    The mask contains hyaluronic acid, which is a miracle molecule that can hold 1,000 times its weight in water. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Garnier Skinactive Moisture Bomb Sheet Mask (#2 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.94+ (available in six scents).

    6. A set of blackout curtains that'll transform your bedroom into the slumber cave of your dreams. Now, you can have a nap at anytime during the day without worry about sunlight or street lights disturbing your sleep. They're also insulated, so they'll help keep heat inside during the winter.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99+ for a set of 63-inch-long curtains (also available in 84 inches).

    7. A light-blocking sleep mask with built-in Bluetooth speakers, so you can enjoy some light music as you drift off to sleep. These are a great alternative to traditional earbuds that can be really uncomfortable to sleep with.

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    The speakers are rechargeable and can last up to eight hours. There's a small opening on each side, so you can remove the speakers for charging and to wash the mask.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.09.

    8. A cooling jade roller and Gua Sha massager that'll release all the tension from your face and promote relaxation. You don't have to believe in the power of crystals to use these amazing facial tools. Together, the jade roller and Gua Sha tools will create an ultra-calming massage duo.

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    Reviewers love putting in the fridge and using it cool, and say it makes their skin care products absorb better.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    9. A bestselling calligraphy book that'll be a great distraction and a new hobby. You'll improve your writing and learn the art form of fancy lettering. It's a beginner's guide and has 15 in-book writing projects, so you can get all the practice you need!

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    Add a set of brush pens to your cart, so you can start right away.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.77.

    10. A cute silicone comb that'll deep clean your hair and treat your scalp to a mini massage without harming hair follicles. The flexible bristles work the shampoo into your hair and lift dirt, dandruff, and dead cells from scalp at the same time, making it easier and faster to wash your hair.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.97+ (also available in packs of two).

    11. A Paperwhite Kindle, because there's nothing more relaxing than curling up with a good book. It has extra storage, so it can hold an impressive amount of books, making it easier to read whatever you want with the touch of a button.

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    It has a long-lasting battery, and you can create your optimal reading experience by adjusting the text size, font, and backlight. If you want to protect your Kindle, you might want to get a case for it. This one opens and closes just like a book!

    Get an 8GB Kindle on Amazon Canada for $139.99+ (also available in 32GB).

    12. An organic body scrub that'll reenergize your skin and soul with its unique blend of Arabica coffee, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E. You'll fall in love with the grainy texture and intoxicating scent of this exfoliant, and it's gentle enough to use anywhere on your body!

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    This body scrub can get a little messy, but the combination of coffee and mint is so nice that I couldn't stop using it. It has a gritty texture that exfoliates my skin without being too harsh. I also really like that I can use it on my entire body. It's made with natural ingredients, so I can use it on my face without worrying about it irritating my skin.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    13. A fun adult colouring book that’s filled with a bunch of hilarious and sassy quotes that you’ve probably said before. You'll love how relaxing this activity is. Plus, each pattern is printed on a single side of thick card stock paper, so the colours won’t bleed through to the other side.

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    If you're thinking of getting this colouring book, check out this pack of colouring pencils to go with it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    14. A game-changing eye mask that’ll treat headaches, puffiness, and sinus pain while you fall asleep. It's lined with tiny gel beads that can go in the microwave or refrigerator to create a hot or cold compress for your face.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.

    15. An extra-large tortilla blanket that'll transform you into the human-sized burrito you've always dreamed of being. The tortilla texture is digitally printed on a soft microfibre blanket that feels as good as it looks.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99 (available in three colours).

    16. A microwaveable popcorn popper that'll be the perfect for an evening of Netflix and chill. It'll make a quick batch in three minutes and it's designed to spread hot air evenly, so all the kernels pop, but don't burn.

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    You won't need butter or oil, but you can place butter on the lid to melt while it's in the microwave. Then you can pour it over your popcorn and enjoy. All you need is a popcorn kit that comes with kernels and seasoning.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.59+ (available in snack size and family size).

    17. An Amazon Fire TV Stick that'll stream all your favourite shows and movies on your television. Plus, 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 on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    18. A set of fancy wine glasses, because after a long week at work, you deserve a glass or two.

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    They're designed to fit comfortably in your hand as you swirl and sip your favourite wine. The stems are reinforced with a special anti-break technology, making them extra durable and dishwasher safe.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    19. A bamboo bathroom tray that'll make your next bath feel extra luxurious. It'll keep all your creature comforts close by with a waterproof cloth stand to prop up your book, tablet, or eReader, and two built-in cup holders for a wine glass, coffee mug, or small candle.

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    The tray has an expandable arm to accommodate most bathtubs. To complete your bath accessories collection, check out this plushy bath pillow.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.99+ (also available with two sliding trays).

    20. A box of beautiful bath bombs, because you believe no bath is complete without them. Each bath bomb will fill your tub with a blend of fruity and floral scents and a mix of essential oils to help you relax.

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    The bath bombs are colourful, but they won’t leave stains on the tub. Just pop one in the water, sit back, and relax!

    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada $23.99.

    21. Or a bottle of scented bubble bath that'll surround you with an intoxicating blend of sweet orange and vanilla. It's packed with chamomile, calendula, and aloe to soothe your senses, and it's free of sulfates and dyes, so it's gentle enough to use on anybody.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.97+ (available in three scents).

    22. A talking Good Advice Cupcake that'll spout sassy and inspirational words of wisdom at the touch of a button. It has eight hilarious catchphrases that'll improve anyone's mood, and comes with 48-page flip book of adorable illustrations.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.76.

    23. An extra-thick yoga mat that'll provide more cushion for your hands and knees whether you're in child's pose or downward-facing dog. It also has a textured surface to prevent you from slipping.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.81+ (available in seven colours).

    24. A foam roller that uses your body weight to help kneed your soft tissues and loosen the muscles in your back and legs. It's perfect way to stretch and soothe your sore muscles, especially if you spend most of your day sitting at a desk.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.49+ (available in four sizes and five colours).

    25. A pair of fleece-lined slippers that'll feel like a nice, warm hug on your feet. The inner soles also have a layer of super-cushy memory foam that'll mould to the shape of your feet for extra support and comfort.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in five colours).

    26. A plushy blanket that'll swaddle you in a thick layer of ultra-soft fleece. The blanket is made with a microfibre material that’s machine washable, quick to dry, and wrinkle resistant. It's also incredibly soft and so warm, you'll never want to take it off.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99+ (also available twin, queen, and king, and in 17 colours).

    27. Or a comfy weighted blanket that'll hold you tight and won't let go. The weight of the blanket mimics the pressure you'd feel when someone hugs or holds you, providing an instant calming effect.

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    They're designed to be around 10% of your body weight and are believed to help with insomnia and anxiety. Reviewers noted how much easier it was to fall and stay asleep after using this weighted blanket each night. They also loved how breathable the material is, which prevented them from overheating at night.

    Get a twin-sized weighted blanket on Amazon Canada for $91.90+ (available in five sizes and 31 colours/prints).

    28. A scenic 1,000-piece puzzle that'll make you feel super accomplished once you finish it. Add to it a black felt mat for puzzles, so you can store it without losing any pieces.

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    Completing a puzzle is a fun, but relaxing way to unwind, and there's no rush to finish it so you can set your own pace.

    Get the puzzle on Amazon Canada for $23.66 and the storage mat for $20.99.

    29. A set of whimsical fairy string lights that'll emit a warm glow, creating the perfect mood for your evening indoors. The lights come with a special remote to turn them on and off. You can also set them on a timer, so you can fall asleep without worry about wasting the battery.

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    You can use zip ties to attach the lights to your curtain rod or hang them from a set of command hooks. You'll need three AA batteries to power the lights.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    30. 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 lid that'll seal in heat to keep your drink warm for longer.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.97+ (available in ten colours).

    31. And a set of loose tea samples from David's Tea that are so good, you'll feel a little ~guiltea~ about not sharing. There are 12 different flavours and each tin makes about two cups of tea. Plus, they're all organic and caffeine free, so you can have a small cuppa before bed to help you unwind.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.

    32. A 2-in-1 diffuser and humidifier that'll work double time to fill your space with moisture and whatever essential oil you choose. The diffuser’s tank will last up to 10 hours, and it comes with a timer function, so you can decide how long you’d like to keep it on.

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    Just add a few drops of essential oils ⁠(lavender and eucalyptus promote relaxation) and be prepared to de-stress.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    33. A bestselling KitchenAid stand mixer, because if baking is your favourite form of stress relief, you know that the KitchenAid is the holy grail of baking appliances. It comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting, that'll make you feel like Martha Stewart in the kitchen.

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    I never looked back when I got my stand mixer and I'm constantly looking for ways to use it. My favourite component is the dough hook because it cut my kneading time in more than half. Baking homemade bread has never been easier. There's also a little power hub at the front of the KitchenAid to add on attachments. It's a little pricey, but it's absolutely worth it in the long run!

    Get the stand mixer on Amazon Canada for $369.99+ (available in 15 colours).

    34. An eco-friendly soy candle that'll burn as slowly as the steamy romance novel you're currently reading. Reviewers loved the minimalist packaging and the intoxicating scent of wild lemongrass. It's strong enough to soothe your senses, without being too overpowering.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.95.

    35. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll provide some a much needed escape for any any video game lover. The Switch Lite 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.

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

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $253.94+ (available in three colours).

    36. A fragrant pillow spray that'll send you off to dream land with its unique blend of lavender, vetiver, and wild chamomile. The essentials oils help relax your body and mind, so you can get your beauty sleep.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $51.36.

    37. A soothing sound machine that'll lull you sleep with 24 kinds of white noise. It's pretty much the sleep equivalent of a jukebox, with tracks including sea waves, relaxing lullabies, thunder, rain, fire, and birds. It has a sleep timer function and comes with a USB cable, making it completely portable and perfect for travel.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99 (available in white and navy blue).

    38. A watercolouring set that'll help you unleash your inner Vincent van Gogh and clear your mind for an hour or two. The kit comes with brushes, paint, and paper, so you'll have everything you need to create an entire book full of beautiful artwork.

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    The set includes three different-sized brush pens, a 30-page watercolour paper pad, and a 21-colour paint set.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.95.

    39. An ultra-cozy blanket sweatshirt that's basically a love child of a blanket and a hoodie. You'll be tempted to curl up for the night in this super comfy hoodie because it combines the best of both worlds: the roominess of an oversized sweater and the weight and weight of a fluffy blanket!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $54.99+ (available in nine colours, and in sizes for kids and adults).

    40. A memory foam mattress topper that'll help you fall asleep faster than Goldilocks in someone else's bed. It has three layers of ultra-cushy foam that'll conform to the contours of your body and gently cradle you, so you have restful and healthy REM sleep every night.

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    The memory foam will help ensure the proper alignment of your spine and provide relief to your pressure points.

    Get a twin mattress topper on Amazon Canada for $80.04+ (available in six sizes).

    41. And finally, a set of adorable pyjamas you'll love wearing every night. These PJs have a super-cute piping detail, and the the bottoms have an adjustable drawstring. They come in a short or pant style, so you can pick what you're most comfy in.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XL, in seven colours, and two styles).

    You'll feel as relaxed as Oprah in her hand-carved marble bathtub:

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