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39 Products That'll Help You Put Your Life Back Together In 2018

These products'll help you become the practical adult 2017 always knew you could be.

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1. An Instant Pot you can basically replace your entire kitchen with, kitchens are so 2017.

The Duo Plus replaces nine common kitchen appliances. It can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, and egg cooker, with the ability to sauté, steam, warm, sterilize... and oh, it makes cakes too.

Promising Review: I deliberated about buying one of these for so long (over a year). I regret all of this deliberation, because now that I have it, I'm not sure how I lived without it. Rice turns out perfectly every time. It's amazing. I push a button and walk away and end up with edible rice every single time. I love that this has so many uses in our combined vegetarian/omnivorous household. This Instant Pot produced the only pork dish that my husband has ever liked. I made an amazing vegan curry. I've made soy milk, almond milk, and cashew milk yogurts, and they've all been fantastic. I'll never 'boil' an egg any other way ever again. Eggs turn out perfectly every time and they are so easy to peel. Stop deliberating and buy this now!" —Laura

Get it from Amazon for $119.95.

3. A meal prep cookbook to help ease the cholesterol levels you built up from stress-eating through all of 2017.

Promising Review: "My favorite part of the whole book is the step-by-step process for Sunday meal preps. Choosing a day to commit to your shopping, prepping, cooking, and storing is no joke. In many ways, this is meal prepping in a nutshell, because the organization is already done for you. I appreciate that the book provides three meal plans to choose from, weight loss, clean eating, and building muscle. You just pick your goal and head to those recipes, easy peasy." —Manuel F Villacorta

Get it from Amazon for $10.31, Barnes and Noble for $10.67, or a local bookseller from IndieBound here.


4. And a set of 16 incredibly useful meal prep containers that may help you actually eat said meals.

Each container is microwave-, freezer-, and dishwasher-safe, and designed with a leak safe seal.

Promising Review: "I use these containers for bulk cooking and they are wonderful! Your food is properly sealed. I froze a bunch of meals in these containers, defrosted them in the fridge, then popped them in the microwave. They came out great. I ordered two sets already and couldn't be happier with them! I highly recommend them!" —Steve

Get them from Amazon for $18.99.

5. A mini emergency kit prepared for the dreaded surprise period, losing the back of an earring, a not-so-subtle armpit smell, and just about anything else you can MacGyver your way out of with a hairpin.

But wait! There's more! This cute kit includes a deodorant towelette, stain remover, nail polish remover, dental floss, clear nail polish, lip balm, breath freshener, mending kit with safety pin, double-sided tape strips, clear elastics, emery board, bobby pins, and hair spray. Sign me up for twelve!

Get it from Anthropologie for $21 (available in two colors).

6. A portable unicorn charger that'll save your iPhone from the certain death it already experienced in every over-photographed concert you were at last year.

Promising Review: "Cutest charging bank ever. It’s made well, has no connection issues, and definitely makes a statement! Adorable!" —J M Ellars

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

7. A luxurious cotton bed set designed so you never have to tuck in your sheets (or frantically make your bed when someone knocks on the door of your studio apartment) ever again.


8. A pair of blackout panel curtains for when your weekend plans do not include waking up in the daytime.

Promising Review: "What fabulous quality. How can these be only 15 bucks? The hem is wide, the tiebacks are cleanly sewn with velcro, the material is sturdy, and the blackout is complete. Surprisingly excellent quality. These are the best!" —Lucky Simi

Get them from Amazon for $14.98 (available in nine colors).

9. A nail polish holder that may make painting your nails easy enough that you won't keep acting like "chipped" is the new black.

Promising Review: "I absolutely love this little helper. It solves my 'where to put the bottle' problem perfectly. It fits an OPI bottle well and you can flip up a few petals for any bottles that do not fit. It looks just like the picture and does everything promised. I'm so happy!" —Fran

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in seven colors).

10. A memory foam pillow so you can take care of your neck and break up with your chiropractor.

Promising Review: "I sleep on my side and have been using a standard pillow with a rolled up towel to support my neck for some time. I finally accepted that I needed a good pillow! I bought this one based on the description and reviews and am very pleased. It's firm enough, while also being comfortable. It supports my head and neck beautifully." —Ellie

Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

11. A set of rainbow nesting bowls for making storage (and baking) a breeze.

This set includes a mixing bowl, colander, sieve, measuring bowl with spout, 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, and 1 cup measuring cups, with a 1/2, and 1 Tbsp, and is dishwasher-safe.

Get them from Amazon for $25.95 or from Walmart for $29.95.


14. A set of five kitchen knives that just may work slightly better than the butterknife you've been "getting by" with all year long.

Includes a paring knife, utility knife, carving knife, bread knife, and chef's knife.

Promising Review: "Outstanding value. Some great knives for the money. They came sharp and have held well. Nice weight and balance. I've used knives that were many times more expensive and honestly found these to be just as nice." —LapSwimmer

Get them from Amazon for $49.99.

15. A Tasty One Top to make following a recipe on your phone easier than following through on the dinner plans you made with your Tinder date (whatever you cook will taste better than the $13 avocado toast he was raving about anyway).


19. A glitter cocktail shaker you just may use every time you celebrate how responsible the new you is (ignoring the fact that this very cocktail shaker may likely be the reason you're sleeping beside the toilet that night).


22. A lamp light bookmark — it's gonna be the brightest way to keep you reading this year.


25. A robot vacuum/mop for anyone who thought cleaning the floors was just a suggestion last year.

Promising Review: "It was easy to set up and it's pretty quiet. It vacuums my whole living room, kitchen, and dining area in one charge. It maneuvers great around the house. I am very pleased. My floors are even clean enough after the vacuum that I hardly need to use the mop feature. I would definitely buy it again." —Courtney W.

Get it from Amazon for $199.99.

26. A set of clear, airtight containers that are gonna help you see the light (and the Chips Ahoy) while organizing your kitchen.

This set includes five containers of varying sizes, each with an airtight seal.

Promising Review: "Yes, they are a little pricey, but they are SO wonderful! The best part is that it only takes one hand to open and close them, and there is never a problem with one side not sealing like on other push-to-close lids. The button is quick and easy and has held up to daily use well. We had a problem with bugs in the pasta, flour, rice, etc., and this totally fixed it, along with making my pantry better looking and even more organized than before." —Mckenzie

Get them from Amazon for $47.59.


31. A portable steamer for keeping your freshly hung clothing wrinkle-free.

Promising Review: "I looked at a lot of steamers and this one was a little more expensive but I went with it and it is worth every penny! It makes 'ironing' so easy! I used it on my daughter's Homecoming dress and it worked beautifully! The steam is very powerful. Highly recommend!" —AvidR

Get it from Amazon for $59.95.


32. A light projector that may help you get the best sleep you've had in a year.

Promising Review: "This is nearly life-changing. I prop this up in the bathroom to be facing the shower and turn off all the lights. The light playing off of the opaque curtain is the most relaxing thing ever. If you put this on your bedside table and turn on the red color, pointing at the ceiling beside your bed, the red extends everywhere and is so calming. Seriously get this." —Charlie Cheese Sweats

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

33. Or a white noise maker that's gonna be so much better than sleeping with your fan on all year long.

Includes 20 uniquely soothing sounds, a memory function to adjust to your favorite sleep settings, a timer that lasts one to seven hours, and it has both a power adapter and USB cable for easily, portable use.

Promising Review: "I love this sound machine. I love getting to chose from various settings on a machine that has genuinely nice volume. My favorite feature is that it remembers the sleep time, volume, and sound you select. So each night I only have to push one button." —Alicia

Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in two colors).

34. A double hamper to keep your clothing separated by color (not that everyone hasn't loved all the pink dress shirts you've been wearing to the office, because they are loved).

This hamper includes removable mesh bags for easily transferring your laundry.

Get it from Amazon for $39.96 (available in four colors).


38. And a Wet Brush that's gonna help the hair you just washed be silkier and smoother than you've ever seen it.

Promising Review: "I have really long, thick, curly hair. And there's a TON of it. This is definitely the fastest brush I've used from start to finish. I usually use it on wet hair but do also use it on dry hair. This is hands down the best brush I've ever used for detangling and every day use. I've used it for about three years now. Holds up well. Best brush on the market!" —Mrs. Jaxon

Get it from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in five colors).