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    May 30, 2019

    30 Things You Totally Won't Regret Impulse Buying

    I see it, I like it, I want it, I (impulse) got it.

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    1. An activated charcoal powder that'll whiten your teeth with a no-nonsense system — just brush, rinse, and smile wide with your newly bright pearly whites!

    instagram.com, amazon.com

    This stuff is practically pixie dust it's so magical, but don't take it from me. You can 1) take it from this BuzzFeeder's rave review or 2) check out over 14,000 five-star reviews on Amazon.

    Promising review: "Let me first tell you that this stuff rocks. NO sensitivity, and whitened my teeth quickly. Yes this stuff is messy, so do it over a sink! Floss afterwards to get all of it out between your gums. :) It will kind of force you to floss too!" —jb

    Get it from Amazon for $19.92 (available in four flavors).

    2. A mounted planter so you can fill your home with wall flowers and officially stop feeling like a wall flower yourself when your friends talk about all their gardening adventures.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for our front door renovation and hung it up with art wire and ribbon. I filled with cactus soil and double yellow succulents. It adds a nice pop to our red door. It's a good quality wall vase and easy to use." —MarigoldLily

    Get it fro Amazon for $29.99.

    3. A chic shower cap made with nano-tech fabric (it literally repels water on a molecular level) to keep your hair totally dry when you shower or to use as a wrap on days when you'd rather not deal with your 'do.

    SHHHOWER CAP

    Promising review: “This is the best thing I ever did for my hair and morning routine. It is amazing, I've had mine for 18 months. I use it five times a week and I don't even need dry shampoo anymore. I've given a few as gifts and several ladies close to me have one as well. They all swear by these now.” —Amy

    Get one from SHHHOWERCAP for $43 (available in 13 colors) or — if you're on a budget — get a less expensive, somewhat similar one for $6.95 (available in four colors).

    4. A set of rainbow picnic blanket sheets for anyone who eats in bed so often they know the bed might as well look the part.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These sheets are velvety soft and very cute! Don’t hesitate to buy them!" —Dorothy From Kansas

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in four colors and three sizes).

    5. An essential oil roll on you'll be glad to have on hand when a migraine kicks in and you want to kick it out.

    Amazon, Katy Herman / BuzzFeed

    Learn more about this life saving essential oil stick from one BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising review: "Is this science? Witchcraft? Who cares! I have no earthly idea why this works, but it brought me back from the dead after an 11-day headache. I found it worked better if I covered my hotpack in this, zapped it in the microwave, and wrapped it around the base of my neck. The aromatherapy was great, and it dulled my headache enough to restore my will to live." —Katie P.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    6. A tote bag big enough to fit everything you could possibly carry with you. Well, aside from the giant ego you're gonna be walking around with after all the compliments you get on your snazzy new tote.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I love this bag!!! I got it in jade and it’s a great size, sturdy, and a perfect color." —Shelbaaay

    Get it from Free People for $68 (available in three colors) or get a similar one from Amazon for $22.99 (available in five colors).

    7. A butterfly vibe that'll help you 🎵come come, my lady🎵.

    Adam & Eve

    🎵You're my butterfly, sugar baby.🎵.

    Promising review: "I was a little nervous at first, but this toy is amazing. The bulb at the top feels wonderful and hits the right spot. The butterfly teases and pleases. I really enjoy this toy!" —Anonymous

    Get it from Adam & Eve for $19.95 or this best seller from Amazon for $16.99.

    8. A bee's wax food wrap sure to become your go-to and replace the plastic wrap and sandwich bags in your life. It's antibacterial, reusable, and has a darling design that is simply the bees-knees!

    Amazon

    Made of organic cotton, sustainably harvested beeswax, organic jojoba oil and tree resin, this wrap can last up to a year even when used several times a week. It's washable and will form to whatever you cocoon inside. Check out a BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome product. This pack comes in a variety of sizes: the sandwich wrap is pretty large and the medium wraps will definitely fit around a large onion-sized item. It's easy to rinse off and keep clean, plus sticky enough to cling to itself and other items. It feels great to eliminate some of the plastic chemicals and waste from my life." —Lena C.

    Get it from Amazon for $21 (available in two patterns).

    9. A Boy Brow and matte lipstick duo so easy to throw on, they're gonna make you wanna kiss and ~makeup~ with your currently neglected beauty routine.

    Glossier

    Wanna read more about the Glossier products we love? Check out some of our favorite ones.

    Promising review: "I work in food so I never put on makeup because it just melts off, but this set is perfect. I have naturally bushy brows and this enhances them to something much more presentable! I got 'Like' as my lip color and the shade is great for my skin tone, it hydrates like a balm but also gives me a great tint, so I'm not just barefaced and it doesn't wipe off when I drink! Honestly this set is perfect for me! I will definitely be buying another couple colors!" —Chris

    Get it from Glossier for $30 (available four shades of Boy Brow and six shades of lipstick).

    10. A demanding shower curtain that'll tell you how to get the job done on mornings when you're too sleepy (read: hungover) to remember that crucial shower step.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49.

    11. A cat hammock, because you want Fluffy to know there is no one you would rather ~hang out~ with.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This an attractive cat item. That's a big winner right there. And she uses it, which is more than I can say with the cheaper versions. She loves pumping her paws into the plush fabric. This gives them a nice dip their flexible spines like, but also don't dump them out. Here's to the thoughtful design of this baby." —Jane Spencer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.95.

    12. And a mounted cat scratcher for anyone who isn't ~kitten~ around when it comes to keeping their cat happy (who might also be looking for a way to save their furniture from their happy, scratchy cat).

    Amazon, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    This is one of my favorite pet purchases. It takes up no space, looks surprisingly nice in the apartment, and my cats love it!

    Promising review: "This is a great quality wall-mounted scratching post. It came with just a slight odor that kept the cats away the first day. A little bit of cat nip solved that problem and now all the cats love it. The best thing about wall mounting these scratchers is the ability to mount them anywhere you see fit. I have some lower and some higher so even our biggest cat can scratch and be fully stretched out. A bonus for this scratcher is when it starts to get worn out, I can loosen the top and bottom screws and rotate the post or even flip it over to expose a newer side." —Casey McCabe

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    13. A limitless frock you can wear to work, church, a bar, and an amusement park all in the same day. And then every day after that.

    Mimu Maxi

    I'm not kidding, this is the most versatile and comfortable dress I own. I wear it all year long and find myself pulling it out of my closet for every occasion (and when I travel, this is basically the only outfit I throw into my carry-on). If you like color, you can check out their entire frock collection here.

    Get it from Mimu Maxi for $56 (available in sizes XS–XL) and if you're looking for something similar with a slightly shorter sleeve, grab this dress from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in 18 colors and sizes S–XL).

    14. A tube of hot honey that's sure to make every meal (and we mean every meal) a masterpiece. Looking at you, broccoli.

    Amazon

    Learn more about this tasty masterpiece from one BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising review: "This is delightfully tasty stuff! I tend to shy away from spicy foods but I couldn’t resist the opportunity to try a new condiment to liven up snacks and recipes. I was afraid the spice would be overpowering but it’s actually quite mellow and smooth with just the right touch of heat. So far I’ve enjoyed this on fruit salad (banana/strawberry/blueberry), with cottage cheese, and drizzled on fried chicken sandwiches... so delicious!" —Sleeps in Rain

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    15. A TubShroom that's gonna keep you from getting into any ~hairy~ situations with your shower drain.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I held off reviewing this to see how it worked over the course of a month. My first though was, 'How are my husband and I not bald?' Seriously, I empty this thing every other day and it is always completely gunked up with hair and goo of all types. I was impressed by the sheer amount of hair and other stuff this thing captured. It was easy to install (unscrew the small metal drain covering, gag at the stuff growing on the underside of said covering, pop it back in the hole). It's flexible, so the gunk come off pretty easily." —LT

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A pet odor candle that'll completely eliminate the smell of pets from your place. That disappearing act will be the best trick in your home since the day you taught Skippy to shake paws.

    Amazon

    Learn more about this impressively powerful candle from one BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this candle. I live in a 1900 square foot house, and this candle covers about half of my home. And when i say covers, I mean COVERS. You can't smell a trace of my dog at all with this candle. I keep it near the main entryway and my guests tell me how nice my house smells all the time. I plan on buying one more candle to put on the other end of my house. I am glad I ordered it!" —Samantha Sherman

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in 21 scents).

    17. A silk bath robe for anyone who wants to come home, replace their work clothes with a robe, and still feel chic-as-can-be at the end of the day.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as a replacement for a Victoria's Secret robe I had had for a while. It is very comparable expect a fraction of the cost! I love this. The length and cut of this is perfect. I also like that this robe washes very nicely." —Samantha

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 14 colors).

    18. A Pioneer Woman bake set sure to always remind you to stock up on more ~flower~ when you finish baking.

    Walmart

    This includes a loaf pan, rolling pin, and a four-piece measuring set.

    Promising review: "These are just fun products to own! Even with a kitchen full of 'stuff' I have to add this collection — for both me and my daughter! I love serving my guests food in the little bowls. I just can't resist them! They are heavy, well made, and arrived well packed. They cheer me up when working with them! They are irresistible!!!" —Tigger

    Get it from Walmart for $36.22.

    19. A lightly lined full coverage bra your boobs will wanna jump right in. Don't worry, with a design this good, they won't be jumping out.

    Aerie

    Promising review: "I’ve always had a hard time finding bras that are comfortable and give me support without pushing the girls together too much. This bra is what I’ve been looking for! It lifts the girls up without adding cleavage and is beyond comfortable!" —KatieJo

    Get it from Aerie for $26.97 (available in four colors and sizes 30B–38DD).

    20. An Apple remote holder for getting a ~grip~ when it comes to your Netflix binge watching.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It is nice to have this case for my Apple TV remote. I had a hard time finding it before, but with the bright green cover I can spot it right away. The case makes it comfortable to hold and to determine which end to point at the Apple TV. I wish I had bought this long before now." —PG

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49 (available in eight colors).

    21. A pair of period-proof panties so you can bend and snap with the best of them, no matter the time of the month.

    Thinx

    This pair of underwear can be worn all day. It has enough absorption to hold up to two tampons worth of blood. They look and feel like regular underwear (I've tried them, and TBH they are so sexy they make my regular underwear look like granny-panties) and you can hand wash them in cold water and use them again and again!

    Promising review: "Even though I’ve read about how the technology works many times, I’m still convinced these things are magic. They don’t leak, they don’t smell, and they don’t feel wet. I’m absolutely delighted — I’ve been uncomfortable for 1/5 of my life for the past 12 years (yay periods!) but these have made it more bearable." —Julia R.

    Get them from Thinx for $34 (available in three colors and sizes XS–3XL) or get a different set of leakproof underwear from Amazon for $12.90+ (available in sizes XS–XL).

    22. A giant plush cheese ball bag so cute, you won't be able to eat snacks without first checking for lil' baby faces ever again.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $54.

    23. A pair of Birkenstocks that'll be worth buying for the summer weather and worth keeping on for the rest of the year.

    Free People

    Honestly, even snow can't convince me to take my Birkenstocks off. It can't.

    Promising review: "I purchased these on a whim. I never considered myself a Birkenstock girl, especially white, but they are perfect and so incredibly comfortable. When I picked them up in the store it never dawned on me that these weren't leather. I truly had no idea. They look feel great with no cracking at all." —FreePiper

    Get them from Free People for $100 (available in sizes 36–41) or get a pair from Amazon for $89.95+ (available in eight colors and sizes 36–42).

    24. A toothbrush subscription that's gonna be worth buying because it's pretty, and worth keeping because it's gonna make your teeth even prettier.

    Quip

    I personally love my Quip, but it also won our budget category for the best electric toothbrush on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical of getting an electric tooth brush but after the first day of use I was hooked! The sleek design and the carrier that sticks to the mirror is very aesthetically pleasing. I'm also one to stick to routine and the 30 second quadrant interval buzz helps feed to that. My gums were sensitive the first week but after using this more they are sparkly clean! My dentist said my teeth and gums are extra healthy and clean! I definitely recommend it!" —Mosancz

    Get it from Quip starting at $25/month (available in multiple styles/subscriptions).

    25. A sassy butt scrub sure to leave your bum soft, smooth, and feeling bootyful.

    Anese

    I'm so pale I have friends stand next to me in the summer because they say it makes them feel more tan. Which is no big deal to me, I love being the same color as sugar. It's sweet. But the downside I find is that it's the perfect backdrop to show off some occasional unsavory skin conditions; rough skin, red patches, etc. I started using this because I wanted the funny jar on my shelf. I kept using it because it really works. My skin feels smooth, the exfoliation really does help with dimples I sometimes decide to diminish, and it's a luxe treat to put on.

    Get it from Anese for $28.

    26. A necklace vibe that'll be equal parts sleek, subtle, and sensational.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This amazing little toy is not only beautiful, it works. Like seriously. It's powerful. And OMG, it gets warm as it works. I've dropped some money on toys, and none of them are as good as this one. Brilliant." —RB

    Get it from Amazon for $69+ (available in two colors).

    27. An Echo Spot that can display the weather, set alarms/timers, play music, turn on/off your lights, check your security cameras, change the temperature of the house, tell you bedtime stories, and remind you that it deserved that impulse "add to cart" decision.

    Amazon

    The Echo Spot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, read the news, set music alarms, and read audiobooks from Audible (like, literally I have told her to tell me a bedtime story and she does a way better job of it than my spouse — and with far less complaining). It can also control Amazon Video on Fire TV, give random facts throughout the day, tell you the weather (which I use literally every morning instead of just opening my curtains and letting in some light), and can show you grocery lists, recipes, and set timers... I'm still just trying to figure out what my Echo Spot CAN'T do.

    Promising review: "I am not one for reviews but I just had to write this. This thing is a work of art. My whole house is a smart house, from my locks to my thermostats. I have one Echo, four Echo Dots and now one Echo Spot. I love this. It works as expected. I am a total Apple guy but I choose Alexa over Siri any day. Amazon has knocked it out of the park!" —Apply Guy

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    28. A Go Girl – it's quickly going to become your bathroom essential, because any time you find yourself staring down at a toilet seat you'd rather not get personal with, you'll wanna give this thing a ~standing~ ovation.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This works as advertised. It's not a gimmick. It truly allows for a standing position when you urinate. This is helpful when hiking/backpacking or when at an event where only men's urinals are open for use. Even in some female restrooms I'd prefer not to sit on the toilet set, and we all know the mess of lining it with toilet paper. The silicone is pliable and soft to the touch and cover the female parts in a way that gives room for urination and no splashback on yourself." —Sealypealy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. A set of incredibly useful exercise bands so you can turn your studio apartment into the fancy gym you live above but can't afford to go inside.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an outstanding product! I am very satisfied with my purchase. I never knew that elastic bands could cause me to feel so much burn! I was very surprised by how durable and elastic these are. Even after prolonged rigorous workout sessions, I have noticed absolutely no wear or tear whatsoever! These are extremely good quality. I love the strength ladder too. I 100% recommend this product to any fitness enthusiast — beginner or expert! I would give 10 stars if I could! Purchase this product! You won’t regret it!" —Matthew C.

    Get them from Amazon for $10.95.

    30. And finally, a print that's gonna be everyone's favorite piece in your place — we pinky swear.

    Jazzberry Blue

    Get it from Jazzberry Blue on Etsy for $16+ (available in 10 sizes).

    When your bank account knows you're gonna end up with this stuff no matter what.

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