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    32 Things That You’ll Probably Use Every Day For The Rest Of The Summer

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    1. A pack of tiny plastic bags that’ll make it super easy to make your own homemade freezies. They seal shut like regular freezer bags, so all you have to do is fill, seal, and freeze them.

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    Get a pack of 18 on Amazon Canada for $6.10. Also available in a set of 36.

    2. A double-walled water bottle that'll hold 22 ounces of water and keep it cold for 12 hours. Or you can use it as a travel mug for your coffee or tea and enjoy your hot drink for up to eight hours.

    Three large stainless steel water bottles sitting on a wooden picnic table
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    It also comes with two leakproof lids. One has a wide mouth for water and the other is a flip-top lid with a narrow spout that's perfect for coffee or tea.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99+. Available in four sizes and nine colours.

    3. A tube of anti-friction cream that you can apply anywhere on your body where your skin rubs — like your neck, arms, and thighs — to prevent chafing and irritation. It's non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores, and is made of plant-derived ingredients, so it's safe to use on sensitive skin.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    4. A setting powder that'll give you a photo-ready matte finish, without leaving behind a white or orange tint. It also comes in three shades, so you can choose the shade that best suits your skin colour. Reviewers say it's super light and doesn't get cakey after wearing it all day.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99. Available in three shades.

    5. A set of blackout curtains that'll transform your bedroom into the slumber cave of your dreams. They’ll block the light and heat coming in from your windows, so you can have a nap at anytime during the day without worry about sunlight or street lights disturbing your sleep.

    A pair of curtains covering a window with a chair and side table nearby
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.99+. Available in two sizes and three colours.

    6. A bestselling coffee maker and pitcher that'll help you make the perfect batch of iced coffee every time. You can store it in the fridge overnight (up to 36 hours) to let it brew, and you’ll wake up to four cups of delicious iced coffee.

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    "It's so delish, and it makes mornings far more bearable. It’s great for keeping in the office when that 3 p.m. slump hits, but you don’t feel like going to a coffee shop (or spending $5 on cold brew). It's pretty concentrated, so you can either dilute it with water or milk, or just drink it straight with ice (I've done all three). Coarse or French Press-ground beans are suggested but TBH, I just use regular beans, and I don't have issues with grounds making their way into my coffee!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Takeya Iced Coffee Maker .

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $43.96.

    7. A bottle of Garnier's Ombrelle sunscreen that contains SPF 60 to protect your face and body from UVA and UVB rays. It absorbs quickly and won't leave a greasy film on your skin. Plus, it's hypoallergenic and fragrance free, so it won't irritate sensitive skin.

    A bottle of sunscreen lying on a plain background with a camera, sunhat, phone, and pair of sunglasses nearby
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.97.

    8. An inflatable chair that'll be the coolest and comfiest beach chair you own. And unlike other inflatable chairs, this one is SO easy to blow up. Just spin in a circle. That's it. That's the tweet.

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    "I can confirm that they're (almost) that easy. It does take a couple of tries to get the hang of it, but pretty much anyone can figure it out in five to 10 minutes. Basically, it comes with two compartments that you need to fill with air by twirling in a tight circle. You switch compartments while spinning and then quickly roll the it up before the air escapes. Once you master the technique, you're in squishy, inflatable heaven.

    Seriously, these things are comfortable. Like being cradled in a waterbed taco. Everyone at the beach who tried them felt very relaxed and some people even took a little nap. It's also worth mentioning that they're pretty durable. Some of my friends took turns catapulting each other off it (we're adults) and it didn't burst. It folds up easily when you're done and comes with a carrying case. If you're a frequent beach lounger, these things are key!" —Rebecca O'Connell

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the CleverMade Air Chair (#10 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon for $45.47+. Available in three colours.

    9. A fancy SodaStream that'll transform tap water into a glass of sparkling water in less than 30 seconds. It has three carbonation levels, so you can decide how fizzy you want your drink to be. You can also add in a flavoured syrup like lemonade or raspberry mint, so you can make a refreshing summer drink.

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    If you're someone who regularly enjoys a fizzy drink, you'll love this cost-saving and eco-friendly device. It comes with a carbonating cylinder and a water bottle.

    "I'm a huge fan of sparkling water. I've been drinking it for years. At one point, my roommate and I were each buying a six-pack every week so we'd never run out in our apartment. But then, I was introduced to the SodaStream, and my life was forever changed. This whole process took about 30 seconds. Yep, it's that simple.

    I like this version because it's manual, which means it doesn't require electricity, so it doesn't have to be plugged into the wall. I also love how much better for the environment it is — I've reduced my plastic and aluminum consumption by a lot. Plus, when you're done, you can add fruit or soda flavoring to make any kind of drink you want. Not only do I feel great about the less waste I'm creating, but I do feel like I'm actually saving money. " —Abby Kass

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Sodastream.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $158.20.

    10. A lip balm that'll transport you to the tropics with its juicy watermelon scent. It's packed with vitamin E and squalane oil to hydrate your lips, and contains SPF 20 to protect your lips from sun damage. You can wear it alone or use it as a base coat before applying lipstick.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $2.99.

    11. A portable Bluetooth speaker that looks like a boombox from the future. It has a thick strap, so you can carry it with you anywhere, 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 $180. Available in three colours.

    12. A shoe cleaning kit that'll give your favourite summer sandals new life. It's made with coconut extracts and jojoba to gently, but effectively remove stains from leather, suede, canvas, or nubuck.

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    "When I first got myself a pair of crisp white Birkenstocks a few years ago, I was thrilled — for about five minutes. And then life happened, and they went from being a gorgeous summer sandal to a dingy, grey shoe I was desperate to hide.

    It's honestly magic. I splashed a generous amount of the all-natural cleaning solution into a bowl of warm water, and dipped the hog-hair brush right in. A few scrubs later, my lovely Birks were restored not just to a wearable level, but to near-new status. The entire kit is designed for suede, nubuck, and leather shoes, so I knew I wouldn't have to worry about damage or lifting of dye." —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Crep Protect Cure Shoe Cleaning Travel Kit (#2 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    13. A pack of plant stakes with sticky tabs on it to trap those pesky insects. It'll catch anything from fruit flies and midges to aphids and gnats. Plus, it's a great way to protect your plant babies from bugs without using pesticides.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.98.

    14. A tumbler that'll encourage you to drink water, if you're someone who tends to forget. The coloured bands act as small markers you can slide up once you've passed them. It's a cool way to motivate and track how much water you've had, so you drink enough water every day.

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    "My big problem was that I'd get busy and simply forget to drink, but having a visual way to track my progress throughout the day is so helpful. You fill the tumbler with water and once you drink it all you slide one of the bands up to the top, refill, and repeat until you’ve drunk your daily recommended amount (or more). Easy peasy! I used to barely finish one measly 16 oz. bottle, but now I’m consistently drinking at least the minimum recommended amount of water per day. (Sometimes I even drink way more!)" —Adrianna Licitra

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Zak! Designs HydraTrak Insulated Tumbler (#8 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.19.

    15. A bottle of aloe vera soothing gel that'll come in handy on the days when you get a little too much sun. It'll help reduce inflammation and redness and help replenish moisture to your skin, too.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    16. A portable lock box that'll keep all your belongings safe, so you don't have to worry about someone grabbing your stuff while you're enjoying your time outdoors. It has a thick steel cable that you can wrap around a fixed object like a chair or poleum, and lock in place with a three-digit combination code.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $65.47. Available in two colours.

    17. A door draft stopper that'll fill the gap underneath your doorway to keep cold air from escaping your room. It has three layers for extra durability, and a strip of adhesive that you can cut to make it the perfect length.

    A before image of a open door with a gap at the bottom between the door and the floor and an after image of a thick sticker covering the gap
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    18. A bottle of Nyx's cult-favourite setting spray that'll keep you looking cool, calm, and collected all day long. It has a matte finish to help control shine and keep your makeup from moving or creasing, so you don't have to worry about midday touch-ups.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    19. A portable cocktail glass, so you can still enjoy some wine when you're spending time outdoors. It has a protective silicone trim and lid to prevent damage and spills. It's also a great way to cut down on single-use plastic cups.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.50+. Available in five colours.

    20. An extra-large outdoor blanket that's designed to repel sand, so you don't have to worry about bringing the beach home with you. It has four pockets that you can fill with sand to weigh it down, along with an addition pocket to store small items like your keys, sunglasses, or wallet. It's made with durable and lightweight nylon and folds up into a small pouch, so it won't take up a lot of space in your bag.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    21. A cute patio set that'll create a nice place to chill outdoors. They have a compact design that will fit easily on a balcony, and the pieces are all foldable, making it easy to store when you’re not using them.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $252.67+. Available in three colours.

    22. 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. Reviewers love putting them in the fridge to make them extra cool and helps their skin absorb beauty products better.

    A jade facial roller and heart-shaped jade massaging tool are placed next to two bottles of skincare
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.79.

    23. A stylish sun hat that is extra shady. It's the perfect accessory for a beach day and they come with the most hilarious and punny embroidered quotes written on the edge.

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    It's also just a really great hat! It has an internal sweatband and adjustable drawstring to ensure the perfect fit.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.68+. Available with 54 different quotes/colours.

    24. A water play table that'll keep your little one entertained all summer long. It'll make a great alternative to a pool or splash pad, and it comes with several features like a funnel and a ferris wheel that'll help develop their fine motor skills.

    Three kids standing around a play table full of water
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    You can also use it as a sand table. You can fill it with ground up cheerios or cornmeal to create edible sand.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $93.83.

    25. A gentle face mist that's filled with rosewater and herbal extracts to hydrate and refresh your skin. It'll cool and soothe your skin on those super hot days, and you can use it before or after you apply makeup to give your skin a much needed pick-me-up!

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    "Once midafternoon hits, things get a little rough in the alertness department. But (usually) instead of downing another cup of coffee, I turn to this little babe and give myself a healthy succession of sprays at my desk. It's cool and refreshing, aka the perfect wake-up call for my drooping eyes and fading brain cells. It also makes my skin look the slightest bit more dewy, and, very importantly, doesn't irritate my skin.

    But in all honesty, why would it? It has soothing ingredients like aloe vera, bladderwrack (yep, that's a thing), gardenia, rose, and thyme. It almost sounds like one of those hyper-healthy smoothies I never drink. Afternoon aside, I use this to give my skin some pep literally any time of the day, and sometimes even to set my makeup if I'm just wearing concealer. It's always mist o'clock somewhere! 💨" —Sarah Han

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Mario Badescu facial spray (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.

    26. A pair of heart-shaped sunglasses that are both oversized and over the top! These shades have a vintage feel to them, but also look like an IRL version of the heart-eye emoji 😍.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.91+ (available in nine colours and in sets of two).

    27. A bottle of moisturizer that's packed with SPF to give your thirsty skin the hydration it needs and protect it from harmful UV rays. It’s an oil-free formula that won't clog your pores and it's suitable for all skin types, especially for anyone looking for a lightweight, daily moisturizer.

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    "I started using this moisturizer in my teens, when my skin would freak out at the drop of a hat. It smells great and absorbs right into the skin, so you're never left with a greasy or tacky feeling on your face. Even though I sometimes change up my moisturizer, I inevitably come back to this one, and within a week, my skin always (ALWAYS) looks good enough that I feel confident going makeup free.

    And don't even get me started on the built-in SPF! I am the WORST at remembering to put sunscreen on, so having it in my moisturizer is a true blessing. If I could shout about this moisturizer from the rooftops, I would!" —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Cream (#11 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.69.

    28. A pack of Boscia blotting papers that'll remove excess oil and sweat from your skin without messing up your makeup. The green tea with soothe and refresh your skin, so it'll look and feel really good.

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    Get a pack of 100 papers from Amazon Canada for $14.

    29. 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 $89.99. Available in five colours.

    30. A LifeStraw that'll come in handy if you spend a lot of time outdoors. It makes water drinkable by filtering 99.999999% of bacteria and parasites, so you can enjoy a refreshing drink of water while you hike, camp, or travel.

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    It comes with a sealed bag, so you can easily store it in your backpack or pocket.

    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $56.30.

    31. An oscillating tower fan that is so quiet, you'll forget it's on. It has five different speeds, a light dimming feature, a timer, and its own remote, so you can change the settings from across the room. And the slim design makes it easy to store when you don't need it.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $84.99.

    32. And finally, a woven crossbody bag that'll be a staple in your summer wardrobe. It's made with natural rattan fibres and has a unique circular shape that is sure to turn heads. It's spacious enough to hold all your essentials and will complement any outfit you're planning to wear.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.99.

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