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    44 Practical Products That Are Totally Worth The Investment

    Nobody's perfect, but these products...they might be.

    1. A watermelon sleeping mask by Glow Recipe infused with watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, and AHAs — a skin-smoothing serum that'll have their face glowing when they wake up.

    Pink skincare in glass jar

    2. A splurge-worthy Samsung Frame that'll delight anyone who doesn't want quality wall space taken over by a big blank screen. With this, you just happen to get a luxury television while you're at it.

    3. An Always Pan designed with a slippery nonstick surface, a vented top, a steaming basket, and a wooden spoon that hooks onto the handle for cooks who want a pan that truly does it all.

    Pan with lid off and cooked meal inside

    4. A leather Fjällräven belt that'll be a sturdy replacement for the single belt you own and keep forgetting to replace, despite the fact that it's literally held together with duct tape at this point.

    Leather belt with metal buckle

    5. A bottle of Biossance's Squalane + Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night serum, beauty sleep in a bottle, designed to brighten up skin overnight and put Sleeping Beauty to shame.

    6. A cropped trucker jacket lined with some cozy-as-can-be wool — you can confidently know this cold weather staple can keep you warm for years. Years. And. Years.

    Model wearing denim jacket with press buttons

    7. A vibrating facial brush — an exfoliating skincare tool that'll take a basic bath to the next level. I own this thing and IMHO, I'm pretty confident this would ~vibe~ with just about everyone.

    My hand holding up my palm-sized cleansing brush. It's the shape of a flattened egg, with soft silicone bristles on both sides.

    8. A pack of five airtight silicone lids in different sizes to securely store leftovers without waisting a bunch of plastic wrap *or* wasting a bunch of time trying to find a perfectly sized container and lid.

    9. A pair of extra lightweight suede sneakers that are only one pound each! They're also waterproof, anti-microbial, and insultingly chic.

    Model wearing the sneaker-style shoe with brown suede body, white sole, and laces

    10. And a Novogratz pet sofa that's gonna look doggone delightful in your living room!

    Dog sitting on plush mid-century sofa

    11. A Tuft & Needle mattress designed to be breathable, soft, and supportive at times when you'll need it most.

    12. An end grain cutting board made with high quality acacia wood, so you can ~cut it out~ with those flimsy cutting boards and hold onto one that lasts forever.

    Patchwork cutting board with several shades of wood pieced together into a smooth surface

    13. A Kindle Paperwhite sure to make reading so convenient, you just might find electronic books the ~write~ way to read from now on.

    Person reading inside car from small, flat Kindle

    14. An acrylic wall calendar – a unique piece of decor that'll ~clearly~ keep you organized.

    Large, clear, calendar on wall with info written with dry erase markers

    15. A peg system drawer insert for making your junk drawers look like a minimalist masterpiece.

    Drawer using peg system to hold pots, lids, and jars in organized system

    16. A shirt folder that might seem like some unnecessary spending, until you see how crisp it makes your clothes. The laundry room is about to become your A-type paradise.

    17. A rug designed to complement all the furniture you bring home (no matter how many sofas your furball destroys).

    Classic Turkish style red rug

    18. A mounted tower toy for pet parents who aren't ~kitten~ around when it comes to keeping their cat happy.

    19. An upright garment steamer that'll make your LBD (or multicolored sweatpants, you do you!) look so nice, it's sure to guarantee a ~steamy~ date night.

    Person using large standing steamer to get wrinkles out of a shirt

    20. A set of temperature-regulating sheets so after weeks of tossing and turning from sleeping too hot, you're finally gonna say "Sleeping? No sweat!"

    21. A face mask set with zombie, witch, and mummy themes sure to make your skin so soft you won't be able to help but feel ~dead~ inside when you think of all the years you've gone without this magic in your skincare routine.

    Reviewer showing before, during with skin that looks wrinkled and peeling, and clean face after use

    22. A pair of weighted bracelets that'll increase your workout, even when you're only walking.

    23. A pair of noise-canceling headphones for people who know their Spotify playlist (and noise cancelling, well, everything) is a necessary staple in each day.

    Person in suit wearing headphones while walking outside

    24. A tool stand that'll organize your yard tools so well, you might actually be able to fit your car in the garage for once.

    Tool stand holding several shovels upright

    25. A surprisingly affordable canopy bed frame that'll enhance your bedroom beyond recognition. Wait. Did your room just turn into a high-end Airbnb? Maybe.

    Pipe canopy bed frame

    26. A hidden jewelry cabinet — a clever storage solution that's sure to keep your best accessories hidden from your grabby partner. You said you'd share your life with them...not your necklaces.

    27. A smart trashcan so convenient, efficient, and high-tech the only thing you'll have to worry about is Oscar the Grouch wanting to move in.

    Trashcan with graphics describing what it does; including motion sensor tech, fingerprint resistance, soft close, long lasting battery, and two year warranty

    28. A comfortable car mattress — it may save the day in an emergency, or make every emergency vacation way more manageable.

    Padded air mattress inside back of car

    29. A Tula baby carrier for parents who know that carrying their baby is more than a handful.

    Two parents holding their children on their back and also on their stomach with the baby carrier

    30. A clear Ninja blender that'll blend in with your kitchen decor as well as it'll blend you up the perfect smoothie.

    Blender with smoothie mix pouring into glass cup

    31. A travel wallet with a crossbody strap and a helpful handle on the side, so getting through airpot security (or just your daily commute to work) can be a breeze.

    32. An electric dehumidifier that'll keep the air in your room from being moist...because even the sound of that is awful.

    Dehumidifier with drainage base

    33. A Tchibo bean-to-brew single-serve coffee maker — an eco-friendly option for coffee consumers who want a luxe roasted brew (without a bit of climate change guilt). Single-use pods are a thing of the past, people!

    34. An electric indoor grill for apartment dwellers who would do anything to get their hands on some real "backyard" BBQ.

    Small portable grill with two steaks, two kababs, and some asparagus being cooked

    35. A double laundry hamper – it's gonna organize your clothes from the moment they're thrown in the hamper, helping prevent any pink clothes from popping out of your load of whites.

    Double hamper in gray

    36. A sous vide precision cooker to make such delicious entrees, you'll tell this inanimate object how thankful you are that you two were able to ~meat~.

    Steak being cooked in pot and baggie with tool inserted in pot

    37. An adjustable baby carriage that's gonna help your younger sibling see that strolling around with a colicky newborn, fidgety baby, or active toddler can still be a walk in the park. Um, sort of.

    38. A wire-free bra so comfortable you might see yourself finding reasons to put your bra on, instead of reasons to be taking it off.

    39. A nitro cold brew maker that'll make you espres-so excited about your daily cup (or, um, cups) of coffee.

    Stainless steel cold brew maker with curved spout

    40. A Dyson blow-dryer so well-made, it's sure to prove it's not just a bunch of hot air.

    41. A Eucalyptus jogger set that'll feel sinfully silky on your skin and make you question how you ever fell asleep before slipping into these.

    High waisted lounge pants with long sleeve crew neck shirt in matching materials

    42. And a mulberry silk pillowcase sure to help you fall smoothly into slumber, while keeping your hair smooth at the same time. Bedhead, be gone!

    43. And finally, a bidet, because when you realize that washing your bottom after using the bathroom makes even more sense than washing your hands, you're never gonna want to wipe with that dry, wasteful, less-efficient toilet paper ever again.

    Me, back when I thought I could live life without these products:

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