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    Updated on Dec. 18, 2019. Posted on Oct. 1, 2019

    18 Useful Things That Are Worth Splurging On

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    1. Keep calm and carry on with this high-efficiency air purifier. It has a smart filter that removes common household allergens like pet dander, dust, and pollen from the air, so you can sleep well and breathe easy.

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    The air purifier has a built-in replacement feature that'll remind you when the filter needs to be changed (about every six to eight months).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $99.99+ (also available in white)

    2. A voice-controlled smart speaker that will hang on your every word. The Echo Dot can set alarms, answer questions, play music, and check the weather. All you have to do is say her name!

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    This miniature device and an Amazon Smart Plug will transform your space into the smart home of your dreams.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.99+ (available in four colours).

    3. A super-soft hair towel that soaks up water like a plant in the desert. The microfibre fabric absorbs water faster than a traditional towel and is extra gentle, so your hair is safe from breakage, split ends, and frizz.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.49 (also available in dark grey).

    4. An ultra-soothing sound machine that will lull you to sleep with the perfect amount of white noise. You can customize the machine by changing the volume, tone, and pitch.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $62.59+ (available in three colours).

    5. Treat yourself with this heated massage pillow. It shapes itself to the natural contours of your neck, back, and legs, and comes with a power and car adapter, so you can enjoy a massage anywhere.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    6. A bestselling Instant Pot that simplifies your cooking experience by combining nine kitchen appliances into one magical pot. Now, you can slow cook, pressure cook, stew, sauté, and steam all your meals in one place.

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    The Instant Pot has 13 smart programs and a feature that will automatically keep your meal warm for up to ten hours.

    Get a three-quart Instant Pot on Amazon Canada for $107.95+ (also available in six and eight quarts).

    7. Achieve the perfect blowout in record time with this multifunctional hot hair brush. It’s designed to de-tangle hair, brush, blow dry, and add volume to hair at the same time.

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    The hair brush has three heat and speed settings and a six-foot power cord for added flexibility and comfort.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $56.99+ (also available in mint).

    8. A waterproof facial cleansing brush to gently exfoliate your skin and remove excess makeup, dirt, and oil from pores. It has two speeds, so you can choose between an everyday scrub and a spa-worthy exfoliation.

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    The cleansing brush comes with three brush heads and a protective case that is great for travel. It requires two AA batteries that are not included.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99.

    9. A minimalist Fitbit watch that can track your heart rate, display your calendar, call, and text notifications, plus it can play over 300 songs while you work out. And if that weren’t enough, the battery can last up to four days on one charge.

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    The Fitbit is water-resistant for up to 50 metres and comes with both small and large-sized wristbands to ensure the perfect fit.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $219.95+ (available in three colours).

    10. A high-capacity handheld steamer that gently removes wrinkles from clothing and other household fabrics like curtains and couches. It's small enough to travel with and comes with a power cord that is six-and-a-half-feet long.

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    The steamer will last eight to ten minutes and is safe to use on all fabrics.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99.

    11. A plushy memory foam mattress topper that will instantly transform your bed to a soft, gel-infused cloud. The foam topper gently cradles you as the temperature-regulating gel beads work to keep you cool all night long.

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    Get a twin-sized mattress topper on Amazon Canada for $73.99+ (available in sizes twin-California king).

    12. Enjoy a bottle of sparkling water with this fancy SodaStream and carbonator. It makes your favourite carbonated beverage in less than 30 seconds, and you don't even have to leave your house to do it!

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    The SodaStream has three carbonation levels, so you can create the perfect amount of fizz to your drink. The SodaStream comes with one bottle, and the carbonator cylinder is sold separately. You can also get a pack of three one-litre bottles for added convenience.

    Get the SodaStream machine and one-litre bottle on Amazon Canada for $85.48 and a 60L carbonator for $43.71.

    13. A deep-cleaning Waterpik that will gently (but effectively) wash plaque and food out of your teeth and gums.

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    The Waterpik comes with a manual toothbrush tip and three jet tips you can use every day. There are also three unique tips that clean braces, remove plaque on implants and crowns, and treat gingivitis.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $93.76.

    14. Fall asleep with a comfy weighted blanket that'll hug you tight and won't let go. The added weight mimics the feeling of being held, so you fall asleep faster and stay asleep all night long.

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    Weighted blankets are designed to be around 10% of your body weight and are known to help with insomnia and anxiety.

    Get a twin-sized weighted blanket on Amazon Canada for $89.50+ (available in four sizes and five colours).

    15. A travel-friendly photo printer that can print all your favourite pictures from your phone in seconds. Plus, the photo paper has a sticky back, so you can easily turn your picture into a sticker!

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    The printer is smaller than a cell phone and comes with ten sheets of photo paper. You can also get a pack of 20 sheets for $9.98.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for 109.98+ (available in two colours).

    16. A rechargeable electric toothbrush that will change the way you brush your teeth. It has a built-in timer that prompts you every 30 seconds to brush a different area of your mouth.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $67.76.

    17. No dust bunny is safe when this tiny-but-mighty robotic vacuum cleaner zooms around your house. The vacuum has an infrared sensor to navigate your home, and quietly cleans your floors without disrupting children or pets.

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    The robotic vacuum comes with a remote control, two AAA batteries, a charging base, an AC power adapter, an extra set of filters, four side brushes, five cable ties, and a cleaning tool.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $299.99+ (also available in white).

    18. And finally, a bestselling KitchenAid stand mixer that will unleash your inner Martha Stewart. It comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting, so you can actually enjoy cooking.

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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 like a pasta press, and a spiralizer. 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).

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