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    Apparently there are high-quality nail clippers in this world, and everyone who uses them thinks the rest of us are missing out.

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    1. A Buffy Cloud comforter so you can once and for all own bedding that's comfortable year round. It's made with eucalyptus and, get this, *actual* recycled plastic bottles! Grab this earth-friendly splurge and say "goodbye" to your below-average bedding.

    the white comforter on a bed

    Promising review: "Amazing!! I prefer this over the ones at hotels!" —Blake J.

    Get it from Buffy for $129+ (available in three sizes). 

    2. A set of high-quality hangers designed with strong, natural wood AND a nifty metal loop on the actual hanger – this'll let you hang multiple items of clothing vertically, saving you closet space while organizing outfits. Plastic hangers are the thing of our midlife's time to upgrade.


    Promising review: "Of all the wooden hangers available these are the ONLY ones with a metal loop so that you can stack your clothes in your closet vertically while hanging – this prevents clutter and allows me to hang similar clothing vertically, making things much easier to access. These hangers are strong and last." —DeAnne

    Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $58.73+ (available in two colors).

    3. A heated razor for beard-havers who love a hot towel facial and deserve to get the closest thing to it (with the closest shave) every darn day. Plastic razors could never.

    Razor on charging dock beside packaging

    This tiny treasure is waterproof and has multiple heat settings that warm up in seconds. It uses a wireless, magnetic charger and it'll last up to six shaves on a full charge.

    Promising review: "I would get razor bumps all the time due to my very sensitive skin. I would hate shaving because of it. But the heat with this razor really helps the blade glide better across my skin and results in no bumps! It is so soothing and warm in the mornings, it's made shaving fun again! The magnetic charging dock is super cool! I love the way it lights up and has the gentle, strobe lighting effect. It's very futuristic-looking. I would definitely recommend this!" —Aftab

    Get it from Gillette for $200.

    4. A Turkish bath towel – it's gonna cover you in luxury after a shower or bath. Throw this fast-absorbing, ultra-soft towel over your shoulders and your old towels will be banished to the dog's bathtime routine.

    Linen Closet U.S.

    Owner Ozlem's small business is in New Jersey, they provide customers "authentic, handmade, fair-trade Turkish towels, throws and blankets."

    Promising review: "These are gorgeous towels! We're thrilled with them. They're super soft, absorbent, large, and cool-looking. They're perfect in our bathroom. Super fast shipping and kind seller. Highly recommend!" —Hillary Henning

    Get it from Linen Closet U.S. on Etsy for $40.99 (available in three colors).

    5. A collection of three corrosion-resistant knives from Material Kitchen that are RAZOR. SHARP. One look at these knives and your tomatoes are sure to be quaking in their boots. Heirloom salad, anyone?

    the trio of knives in a wooden block
    Material Kitchen

    This includes The Almost 4” Knife, The Serrated 6” Knife, and The 8” Knife.

    Material Kitchen is an Asian-owned small kitchenware business making professional-grade products that'll make cooking at home so much easier!

    Promising review: "This is our first set of 'adult' kitchen knives. We wanted to ditch the large block of knives and go with a cleaner look. The knives are so beautiful and the block is gorgeous. It's an investment that is well worth every penny." —Stephanie M.

    Get it from Material Kitchen for $155+ (available in three colors, with or without the stand). 

    6. A pair of Bosch Icon Wiper Blades that might not help you see better at all...because of the tears of joy you'll be crying when these keep you safe in rain and snow! Jokes aside, these reviewer-loved wipers last about 40% longer than the competition, so driving in bad weather will be a breeze! Just keep some tissues in the car. For the emotions.

    Promising review: "I'm a cheapskate at heart, and have never been willing to spend so much on wiper blades, but after so many annoyances from squeaks, streaks, and smears from my typical mid-tier wipers (and then having the rubber part rip off on my last pair that was a year old or so) I decided to see if the Bosch Icons were really that much better for their higher cost. It's been less than two months and I am already certain that they are easily worth it.

    When it rains now, I simply am not distracted by the wipers in any way. They are silent for the most part, and clear away water like a Shamwow towel. They are much more effective on window filth like pollen, bugs, and bird droppings as well, though I don't really hold wipers responsible for such duties.

    Some things are really worth paying a premium for, and windshield wipers have certainly reached that point for me, especially now that I know how much better and more peaceful the rides are when in use." —Tony Kammerer

    Get them from Amazon for $41.81.

    7. A utensil utility knife you can have on hand basically 24/7. Never again waste the money and storage space on a box of single-use forks and spoons. This has got you covered! Go forth and spontaneously snack!

    Utility knife with a fork, spoon, and knife
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This is a car and camping essential! I got this for my dad as a gift but I ended up purchasing my own because it’s so convenient. It's much more preferable than plastics, I keep it in my car." —transpride

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20.

    8. A Filtrete under-the-sink water filtration system for enjoying a fresh glass of water straight from the sink. Thank you Science for giving me filtered perfection without a pitcher in my fridge. Amen.

    Promising review: "After people started snatching up bottled water when covid hit, I picked this up as an alternative. I'm really glad I did too. Installation was easy and our water tastes so much better than the straight tap water available to us. Good enough to phase my wife and me away from bottled water altogether. Swapping the filter out is super simple as well. Since it mounts under the sink, it goes completely unnoticed and leaves room for other items. This'll be a mainstay in our home." —Bruce Mathis Jr.

    Get it from Amazon for $43.48.

    9. An Always Pan designed with a slippery nonstick surface, a vented top, a steaming basket, and a wooden spoon that hooks onto the handle. Owning a kitchen tool thats both beautiful and functional? That'll be a treat.

    Pan with lid off and cooked meal inside
    Our Place

    I own this pan and I'm pretty sure I'll never need to own another ever again. The spoon rest is genius, cleaning is a cinch, and it cooks all my ambitious Pinterest attempts perfectly. I'm not the only one who loves it here! Read my BuzzFeed coworker's full review to learn even more about this lovely kitchen staple (#1).

    Promising review: "Absolutely amazing! It is so versatile and easy to clean. It's not overwhelmingly big but it handles one pot meals like a champ. I am blown away." —Aileen R.

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in eight colors).

    10. An orthopedic dog bed so your senior dog can snooze the day away in comfort...knowing their younger sibling won't turn the bed into a half-eaten chew toy (like the last one).,

    This is made with human-grade memory foam and designed for durability throughout your dog's life. The water-resistant liner helps preserve the integrity of the bed for years and keeps your dog comfortable. The fur and hair resistant cover is anti-tear, removable, and machine washable.

    Promising review: "We have two dogs and a lot of dog beds. I was looking for something supportive for my older dog. This bed purchase has been the best. It was easy to put together right out of the box; the bolster is already zippered in and the mattress, once unsealed and expanded, fits easily into its cover and zips in to the bottom portion. It's easy to vacuum and clean. The bed is light and easily moveable, yet doesn't shift when on the floor. My old lab loves it! He is close to 80 pounds and the large size works for him. I will purchase this bed again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $44.93+ (available in three colors and four sizes).

    11. A preserved fern ball that requires EXACTLY zero upkeep – simply hang this thing up and hang out with it forever more! Those pesky live plants you purchased didn't stand a chance.

    Round moss ball with fern leaves spreading from the top, includes hanging strings
    The Sill

    I bought this months ago because I really wanted plants in my home and REALLY wanted to not kill them. This gave me a chance to beef up the plants I have without adding in more work. I dust it every so often but other than that, it's a no-effort piece of decor that looks *stunning* 24/7. I can't rave about it enough! And have no fear for your furry friends! Even if you leave this where they can reach it, it's pet-safe!

    This WOC-owned business has really taken off since owner Eliza Blank started it in 2012. With a goal to make plants accessible to newbies and horticulturists alike, The Sill offers plants with a wide variety of needs, meaning you can find the right plant for the environment available in your home. There's even an "easy care collection" specifically for beginners. 

    Get it from The Sill for $75.

    12. An adjustable baby carriage so well designed you're gonna use it with every kid you have. Strolling around with a colicy newborn, fidgety baby, and active toddler is still (mostly) gonna be a walk in the park thanks to this!


    Promising review: "I am very happy with the purchase of this stroller. It's very easy to assemble. This comes with a bassinet for a baby and a chair for a toddler, and a rain/mosquito cover." —Maria

    Get it from Amazon for $459 (available in two colors).

    13. A handmade Bali wood lamp – place this artistic lighting front and center and skip spending money on decor trends that last 14 minutes. This piece is sure to be a hit forever. I ~wood~ bet big money on it.

    Seed-like lamp with glowing orb inside curved leaf design with three legs
    Sorano 7

    I actually own this! My apartment feels magazine-worthy thanks to this lovely lamp! The quality is excellent and it *always* becomes a conversation piece thanks to the striking design. I highly highly recommend it! BTW, this shop is owned by designer Lauren Berkman and based in Dallas, Texas.

    Get it from Sorano 7 on Etsy for $95 (available in two colors).

    14. A snazzy pair of fluffy Uggs that'll keep your feet warm (and trend-setting!) no matter the weather. There's no need to fill your shoe closet with slippers that get crusty and sad instantly when these could be your go-to shoes!,

    Promising review: "These slippers are so unique and comfortable. There is a solid platform, which gives them a very different feel than any other slipper, and the strap really keeps them in place. They are so soft and funky-looking. I actually wear them outside of the house running errands and such, so they are worth the price tag for a slipper." —Helga

    Get them from Amazon for $99.95+ (available in 35 colors and sizes 5–12).

    15. A pair of straight leg Levi's with a classic cut you can literally wear the rest of your days. This high-quality denim doesn't shy away from thick thighs or constant use – so don't worry about these wearing out if you wear them every dang day!

    Model wearing a straight leg denim pant with heels

    For a similar look in plus sizes, check out this perfect pair

    Promising review: "These are my favorite jeans! They fit so well and are good for those with thicker thighs who still want a straight fit. I normally wear anywhere between a 29 or a 30 and in these I was able to size down which was great! Overall such a great and versatile fit." —Bai0257858

    Get them from Levi's for $168 (available in sizes 24–31).

    16. A battery-powered fillet knife for fans of fishing who know how important it is to own a fillet knife that's a ~cut~ above the rest. A dull knife makes gutting a fish harder than catching it.


    Promising review: "I bought this over the winter and have used it several times now. It is hands down the best fish cleaning knife I've ever owned. It makes cleaning the fish so much faster and easier." —Tsar99

    Get it from Cabela's for $99.99.

    17. A pair of multi-purpose scissors that'll handle all your random crafts and DIY projects without breaking a sweat. These scissors know how to deal with our Pinterest pages.

    The scissors balanced on a table

    These are our top-tier pick scissors on BuzzFeed Reviews! 

    Promising review: "These are definitely the best scissors I've used. The handles are very comfortable and they open and close so smoothly. I have another pair of all metal scissors and they are much jerkier when opening/closing, as well as being too tight so my hand gets tired. I don't have that issue with these at all. They have a nice plastic cover for the blades, which is great for safety and making it easy to put them in your bag without damaging anything. Definitely recommend!

    EDIT: I've had these scissors for a year now, and they're still great." —ANM

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in two colors). 

    18. A Hammit leather cross-body – a splurge-worthy accessory with clever details like a cellphone pocket on the outside and a pocket-heavy organized interior that's sure to make your other bags feel, well, inferior.


    Promising review: "This bag is beautiful and made to last! The hardware is exquisite and the bag holds everything I need from a day shopping to a night out! You won't go wrong with this one! Worth every dollar" —DeCarla

    Get it from Hammit for $175+ (available in four sizes and several colors, depending on size chosen).

    19. A snazzy S'well water bottle you'll quickly realize is a cult-favorite for a reason! Not only is this utterly lovely, it'll also keep your drinks the *perfect* temperature (whether you want drinks cold all day or refuse to drink anything that's not hot enough to burn your tongue).

    closeup shot of the gold and marble patterned water bottle in a person's hand. it has a stainless steel twist-off lid.
    Luisa Brimble

    Promising review: "This is my favorite water bottle! It's been keeping my water at a cool temperature and I can keep track of how many ounces of water I drink a day!" –Alisha J.

    Get it from S'well for $25+ (available in three sizes). 

    20. A pair of oiled-leather Birkenstocks for your cottage core closet. One pair of these is all you need for living that garden growing, field-strolling, goat-milk-soap-making lifestyle. Throw those old flip-flops aside.,

    These have over 17,000 5-star reviews!

    Promising review: "I love these sandals. They are so versatile and comfy! I've been wanting these for quite a while. After a recent hip and knee injury I decided to splurge because I love wearing sandals and these offer extra support and stability." —Brit L

    Get them from Amazon for $89.95+ (available in two colors and sizes 4–9.5).

    21. A pair of nail clippers reviewers claim to like so much they're almost embarrassed! These have an ergonomic, slip-resistant grip and they're gonna be extra sharp. Now that I think about it, having perfectly cut nails has my heart all aflutter. Yup, these just became a need.

    The nail clippers shown open and closed

    Promising review: "Wow! I never thought I could get so excited about something so mundane as nail clippers! I just can't say enough good things about these. These are the largest clippers I have ever seen, meaning they fit comfortably in your hand. They are also engineered so that your fingers do not slip (recessed holes for texture). Unlike the small, dull clippers that most of us have gotten used to, and which you have to wrench down on before they deign to chew off a piece of your nail, the amount of pressure you have to exert with these is so minuscule that it's practically effortless. Plus, they are so well-engineered, so sharp and accurate that it is nothing to take off just a tiny sliver of nail. And, when closed, the top piece locks into place, unlike the cheapies where the top piece slides all over, poking you in the hand as you fumble for them in your purse. Both unique-looking and attractive; I love the matte stainless steel. If you're into giving high-quality practical gifts, these would make an excellent choice." —Cathy Jensen 

    Get them from Amazon for $19.95.

    22. A set of temperature-regulating sheets so after weeks of tossing and turning from sleeping too hot, you can finally say "Sleeping? No sweat!" Sorry, all other sheets., My Sheets Rock

    Promising review: "I have tried other bamboo sheets, cotton, and linen before these and I LOVE these sheets the most." —Frank P.

    Get them from My Sheets Rock for $139+ (available in eight colors and seven sizes).

    23. A washable sponge – it's gonna be a game changer in your kitchen. Replace your yucky, disposable sponges with *one* of these reusable picks and simply wash it when it gets gross. You're about to save money aaand add an earth-friendly option to your dishwashing routine.

    A sponge with a floral design and mesh overlay sits in a wooden bowl
    Marley's Monsters

    Marley's Monsters is an eco-friendly essentials shop in Eugene Oregon. Owner Sarah Dooley has products ranging from reusable "paper" towels to coffee filters to bowl covers...and that's just a handful of the kitchen products! There are also finds for bath and body, baby, and the home.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this sponge. I love that it's reusable and it does a better job of cleaning pots and pans than a disposable sponge." —Kristina Babinski

    Get it from Marley's Monsters for $12 (available in four colors).

    24. And a Baggu packable tote bag designed to fold into a small pocket that takes up no space, making it easy to carry in a purse and pull out when shopping. Stop spending your extra cents on grocery store bags, that's meant for candy!


    Promising review: "I love this bag for several reasons. I travel for work and I like to have my computer and a day's worth of clothes with me and this bag is great. I can put my computer bag, purse, neck pillow, and camera in this bag and it fits underneath the seat on the plane. It also zips up at the top and won't spill out while going through security. And it is also great because if it is raining it will close up and not get wet — it's not waterproof but it works well nonetheless. It is very, very lightweight and can be packed in anything very easily." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $52 (available in three colors).

    25. A too-cute four-slice toaster you're gonna love if serving your whole family at once keeps you from being ~toast~ in the morning rush to work and school. Your cheap toaster quit its job after like, three shifts. Lazy.

    Toaster with white knobs and legs

    Promising review: "I love it! It toasts everything perfectly. You can set the first two slots for one degree of toasting and the second two slots for a lighter or darker toast. It also toasts bagels or English muffins on one side only. And it has a defrost setting that defrosts your item and then toasts it exactly as you want it." —Lana

    Get it on sale from Wayfair for $69.81+ (originally $93.27, available in five colors).

    26. A roll of machine washable reusable bamboo towels that'll be so easy to use you won't feel like you've gotta throw in the towel on your eco-friendly goals. Avoiding wasting money on wasteful products will be easier than you think!


    Promising review: "I use a shameful amount of paper towels and these make feel so much less wasteful! I mostly use them to cover my cat’s food while I microwave it since I don’t want it splattering all over the microwave. These work great for that. I have a tiny little bin on my kitchen counter that I put the used ones in and then transfer it to the laundry bin when full." —CH

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

    27. A Casper pillow you can customize with the exact level of fill that, ahem, fills you up with joy. If you find yourself up at night counting your worries on your current pillow, you can get this comfy pick and plan on counting nothing but sheep.

    The white pillow next to some of the microfiber filling

    The popular, anti-clumping pillow features a cotton cover with a breathable percale weave that allows for ample airflow. It's also removable, so you can throw it in the wash whenever it needs a refresh.

    Promising review: "My husband and I gave these to each other for Christmas. I have a lot of neck problems and he just doesn't always sleep well. These pillows are amazing, we both sleep so much better. I cannot believe how it has relieved me from waking up with a crick in my neck. I sleep deeper and I love the way this cradles my head but supports my neck. We didn't buy sooner because of the cost, but it is worth every penny!" —Connie Lovell

    Get it from Amazon for $63.76 (available in two sizes and packs of one or two).

    28. A water flosser with 10 settings sure to give you a custom (and thorough) clean. Use this one minute every day and get gums so healthy your dentist won't even recognize them. Floss picks are still helpful on occasion, but this tool is way more fun.

    Water flosser in hand

    Promising review: "So...this is amazing. This is my first review ever on Amazon after ordering numerous things. I had periodontal pockets from not flossing and I also experienced some bone loss. I literally hated flossing and would find myself avoiding floss even though I needed it very much. My gums were red, swollen, and inflamed because I was in the early stages of periodontal disease. I started using this flosser and instantly knew I liked this way of flossing much better! After using it consecutively each night for only five days my gums were noticeably cleaner and felt much better. After two weeks of using the this flossing system my gums have done a complete 180 and my mouth and gums are starting to heal properly!" —Ebony

    Get it from Amazon for $64.98+ (available in five colors).

    29. And a sonic toothbrush with multiple brushing modes that'll support different oral care needs, a timer to make sure you're brushing as long as you should, and (for you charcoal powder fans) *actual* charcoal bristles that safely remove stains while scrubbing your pearly whites.

    Burst Oral Care,

    Promising review: "I love my new sonic toothbrush! I've had it for three weeks and my teeth have never felt so clean! This brush is absolutely worth every single penny. I love how it has multiple settings and pauses to let you know when you should move on to the next section! I love brushing my teeth! It's so easy and enjoyable!" —Terry

    Get it on sale from Burst Oral Care for $69.99 (originally $89.98; available in three colors).

    30. A CHI steam iron with 300 steam holes and a fabric guide so you know exactly how to deal with your delicates. I'd like to see the hand-me-down iron your parents brought to your dorm do THAT.

    Reviewer's picture of the iron

    Promising review: "Absolutely the best iron I have ever had — and I've had many brands including three Rowentas, including the top end one. It's amazingly light, more steam holes than any other iron — but I think it is the 1,700 watts that really is the key. All my friends wanted to try it and swore they were going home to order one. One or two passes, and zero wrinkles. I also sew and the key to a professional look starts with being able to get a good press on the seams — something I have never had before without a lot of effort. Zippo effort with this one!" —L. Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in three styles). 

    31. A set of decibel-reducing, noise-canceling earplugs designed to keep your ears safe and clear out any sound around you. These work much better than foam ear plugs *and* they're reusable!

    Packaging and carrying case with four clear earbuds in front

    Sure, you could also save your foam ones. But these ones are actually worth keeping around.

    Promising Review: "I struggle with PTSD and am hyper-sensitive to sound, making everyday outings (such as going to the grocery store) a challenge. I have bought at least a dozen different kinds of earplugs. Some block out too much noise, others not enough, and most are only comfortable to wear for an hour or less. These are hands down the BEST ear plugs I have ever purchased. They a discreet, easy to insert and remove, easy to clean, and most important, they are comfortable. They come with three different sized tips to attach. This works perfect for me, as one ear requires a smaller size than the other. They fit a bit like earbuds, but are much more comfortable. I can wear them for hours and they don't hurt my ears at all. They block out just the right amount of background noise, but I can still hear well enough to not be startled by someone walking up beside me. I don't know exactly how to quantify the difference, but I would say, things sound half as loud (both for background noise, and when people are speaking to you). They have given me the freedom to be in public places without feeling overwhelmed by everyday sounds." —Anne G

    Get them from Amazon for $23.98.

    32. A pack of wool dryer balls that'll dry your clothes faster, make your laundry softer, and replace wasteful dryer sheets and fabric softener. You'll seriously have a ~ball~ with these lovely things in your laundry.

    Laundry basket with several hand-sized wool balls inside
    Food 52

    Promising review: "These are amazing! My wife has eczema so we have had to alter how we do laundry and these work really well without the irritating perfumes and chemicals of dryer sheets." —Jess

    Get a pack of six from Food 52 for $36+ (available in four sets).

    33. An Article Timber sofa so worth the splurge you just might forgo any other furniture to invest in this first! One piece of high-quality furniture in your studio apartment makes all the difference. Believe me, I've lived in *too many* studio apartments.

    Article, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    Promising reviews: "The sofa is absolutely amazing, and so comfortable we are looking forward to buying more items from this place to finish setting up our new home! My husband is a little over six feet and can lay across it and I can lay with him and not be falling off the edge." —Brandy F.

    "If you're a pet owner, listen up! I was fearful to make such an investment when I had literally just adopted two kittens (one of the little devils is pictured above) but it couldn't be a better pick. Our first week with the couch, they seriously scratched up one of the cushions and I was *this* close to a breakdown. Flash forward a week, though, and after sitting on the couch like usual, all of the scratches were buffed out and no marks were left behind!! That is seriously the single best thing about this couch. Any marks, stains, or scratches eventually fade and add to the patina." –Chelsea Stuart, BuzzFeed

    Get it from Article for $1,899 (available in three colors).

    34. And finally, a set of six champagne glasses to properly toast your superb shopping skills (those plastic Disney princess cups simply aren't cutting it. Sorry, Elsa).

    Multiple wine glasses in an amber color

    Estelle is a Black-woman owned luxury hand-blown glass company. Their products are designed to be "jewels for your table," as they feature vibrant colors. Estelle's exquisite glassware is made by experienced Polish artisans.

    Get it from Estelle for $195 (available in nine colors).

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    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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