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    Just 27 Random Products We Really Love

    Leggings with pockets, the perfect game for your next day at the beach, a fan to help you survive the current heat wave, and other products we (the BuzzFeed Shopping & Products team) truly adore.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Heavy-duty, self-adhesive weatherstrip seals for the doors and windows in your home – they're designed to stop air leaks (keeping hot or cold air from slipping in or out), but can also help in reducing just how much *outdoor* noise you hear *indoors*.


    "I live half a block from a fire station and two blocks from a hospital. I got these to seal up my windows to make the constant sirens slightly more subtle. And, honestly? These have made a massive difference. Now the sirens (although still constant) aren't so loud and jarring, and they never wake me up. These are a dream, literally." β€”Mal Mower

    Get them from Amazon for $4.07.

    2. A convertible, wire-free bra by Hanes that (surprisingly?) will actually "hold everything up and together" even if you have big boobs. Plus, it's tag-free (because no one wants to deal with incessant tag itch – cutting 'em off almost never completely eliminates that!).


    "I have these bras in large (I'm normally a 38DD) and they're amazing! I can't run a marathon in them, but they hold everything up and together comfortably. I even sleep in them only 'cause I forget I'm wearing one! The sizing chart only goes up to D, but I've had success despite my bigger cup size β€” probably because I am on the smaller side of a DD." β€”Elena Garcia

    Get one from Amazon for $10.68+ (available in sizes S-XL and six colors).

    3. A silicone sink strainer. No, it's not what you'd traditionally consider an exciting purchase, but by golly is it oh so much better than the metal strainer that's probably currently living in your sink. Bid that one adieu and get one of these to trap the debris trying to make its way into your pipes.


    "I bought this for myself and loved it so much I bought another one for my grandma as a gift. It's a thousand times better than a metal mesh strainer that always seems to get clogged and that I'd have to use my fingernails to scrape off little bits of food to get it clean. This lil' guy is so easy to empty out and you can even throw it into the dishwasher for a deep clean." β€”Yi Yang

    Get it from Amazon for $7.96.

    4. Kan Jam – a game that's as easy to learn as it is fun. You'll want to bring it to every barbecue or beach day you attend for the rest of July and the entirety of August.


    "This a game my friends have been playing at the beach since we were in high school β€” it's always been a big hit. The rules are quite simple: break into two pairs but position yourselves across from one another. Then all you have to do is aim your frisbee toss at the 'kan.' If your teammate deflects the frisbee to hit the kan, you get one point. If the disc hits the kan on its own, that is two points. If your teammate taps the frisbee into the kan that's three points. If by some lucky chance you throw the disc RIGHT INTO THE SLOT, you win!" β€”Heather Braga

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in three styles).

    5. A pair of OluKai Pehuea sneakers with a drop heel in the back (meaning = they are SUPER easy to slip on when you're in a rush to get out the door in the morning).


    "These shoes have slowly become some of my favorites in my closet over the past six months. Honestly, I wasn't sure how I felt about the fold in the back...that is until I took a workout class and was getting ready in the dressing room after. I was able to keep my shoes on, but also get ready and not worry about my feet toughing the floor (because who knows what was on there). These have such a classic look that I'm able to wear them with a ton of different things, and they show no signs of going out of style. I'm a fan." β€”Abby Kass

    Get them from Nordstrom for $99.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and seven colors).

    6. A classic pair of high waist jeans that you won't have to spend an arm and a leg on *and* β€” calling all tall people! – may actually reach your ankles.

    BuzzFeed, Amazon

    "I absolutely love these jeans! I'm always trying to find a good pair of high-waist jeans without breaking the bank. Especially ones like these because they have a vintage vibe and feel. I always have a hard time getting the right size when it comes to Levi's and I end up having to return them or the style isn't quite what I'm looking for, so these were a great find. I love how these fit in the hips but also have a tapered leg. I'm wearing a size 24 x 32L and they actually go all the way down to my ankles (although they're rolled up in the picture), which is normally a struggle for me since I'm so tall. But make sure to check the size chart before buying: Ruisin jeans are available in women's straight sizes, but I had to send the first pair back and go a size smaller." β€”Brittaney Trent

    Get from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes 24–34 and two colors).

    7. A subscription to Daily Harvest for anyone who would L-O-V-E to enjoy delicious (and organic) smoothies, chia (or oat) bowls, soups, and lattes on a daily basis...but who does *not* want to deal with going to the grocery store to purchase all the ingredients for said delicious things.

    Daily Harvest

    "I decided to give it a go because I'm sure as hell not going to go out and buy pine pollen and black sesame to add to my smoothies. I barely buy lemons as it is! The cups ship frozen and last for months in your freezer in case ya' need a smoothie break (but why?). You simply blend it (if it's a smoothie) or cook it up (in case it's something like a bowl), then can dump it back in the cup and go. You can also add extras, with some inspo from their Insta. I've walked to the train many a time sipping on a smoothie out of one of these cups. Plus all the ingredients are listed right there on the cup in case a stranger has questions on what you're consuming. All the flavors I've tried are delicious but my personal smoothie faves include Dragon Fruit + Lychee, Cold Brew + Cacao, Mint + Cacao (which tastes like ice cream!), and Chocolate + Blueberry." β€”Elizabeth Lilly

    Sign up for a weekly or monthly plan on Daily Harvest (pricing ranges from $6.99–$7.75 per cup depending on your plan).

    8. An easy-to-use, easy-to-clean wine aerator pourer you simply affix to the top of the bottle o' vino you're about to drink for better-tasting wine in seconds.


    "I purchased this as part of a gift for my mom this past Mother's Day and we first tested it by tasting one glass of wine without using the aerator and another glass with the aerator. I didn't have high expectations and neither did my mom, but we did the taste test and the difference was very noticeable. The aerated glass tasted SO much better. Is it socially acceptable to bring this to a restaurant and ask them to pour me wine using it? Let me know." β€”Sam Wieder

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in two colors).

    9. A graphic maxi dress that a member of our Shopping & Products team has bought on three separate occasions (just because she loves it so damn much).

    Mal Mower / BuzzFeed

    "I have purchased this dress three times. They're all in perfect condition, but I refuse to live my life in fear of something happening to one without having some backup. It's my favorite article of clothing I have ever worn. That's the honest truth." β€”Mal Mower

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in sizes L–XXL).

    10. A bottle of Ancient Greek Remedy Oil to moisturize your face, hands, feet, legs, nails...even your hair and scalp!


    "I decided to buy this oil a while ago and have zero regrets. I wanted something that would moisturize my face and help with breakouts. This oil did exactly that. I noticed that my complexion overall was smoother and brighter. Without being prompted, more than one person complimented me on my refreshed looking skin! I've also used this in my hair, but in small amounts. If I overuse, I find that it can leave my scalp looking greasy. When I use only one pump and apply to the ends of my hair, I find my hair curls easier and seems fuller."Β β€”Alexandra Napoli

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    11. A splurge-worthy ONE Smart Keyboard Pro for anyone who's ever thought, "Gosh darn it, I wish I'd learned to play the piano as a kid!" β€” this'll teach you how to play *now* (with, among other features, light up keys).


    "Not to be dramatic, but this keyboard has changed my music-less life. I've wanted to play the piano since I was a kid, even took classes a few times, but I was too darn chatty with the instructors and never learned a note. This changed that, and fast. Using the One Smart Piano app (with your iOS or Android) you can follow along with different 'classes' based on your experience level. I couldn't find Middle C when I started using this piano, but after a week of casually playing around with it, I could play basic songs and read simple sheet music! I fully credit that to how engaging this system is. The way the app/keyboard work together reminds me a lot of keyboarding classes in school: you play games (my favorite is one like Guitar Hero) and those are balanced out by in-depth videos and practice tests. This is so much more fun than playing 'Itsy Bitsy Spider' in Ms. Smith's stuffy living room." β€”Mal Mower

    Get it from Amazon for $799.99 (available in two colors).

    12. An Ian Malcom magnet that'll make you say, "You did it. You crazy son of a bitch, you did it" every time you see it on your fridge (it = buying this magnet).

    Castle McQuade / Etsy

    "I have many magnets from this Etsy shop (this pop-culture-lover's-dream of an Etsy shop), but Ian is my favorite. Second place = Jareth." β€”Mallory McInnis

    Get it from Castle McQuade on Etsy for $6 (see the full selection of magnets here).

    13. A pair of Sam Edelman sandals with a block heel, scalloped toe strap, and the ability to keep your feet happy for hours on end (even if those hours involve dancing).


    "I have a pair of these block heels and they are my absolute favorites! I wore them for hours on my feet at my bridal shower and my best friend's shower when I was a bridesmaid. If any of you have been in either of those roles, you know there is no such thing as sitting during either event. These shoes saved me!" β€”Heather Braga

    Get them from Nordstrom for $99.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and in eight colors).

    14. An under-$10 setting powder that's basically a dupe for those by more expensive brands (like Laura Mercier).


    "I've seen this all over Amazon and Instagram, and decided to check it out for myself to see if it really was a great dupe for more expensive setting powders. I can confirm β€” this stuff is great." β€”Kayla Suazo

    Get it from Amazon for $8.14+ (available in five shades).

    15. The Dyson V7 Motorhead Cordless Stick Vacuum – it's cordless yet still powerful, lightweight enough that your arm won't be ready to fall off before you even finish cleaning your living room carpet, and it'll dig deep down into said carpet to suck out all the dirt lurking in there (thanks to its stiff bristles).


    "I live and die for this vacuum. It is my absolute favorite Black Friday purchase to date and my husband would say the same. It has a swivel head that perfectly gets into all the hard-to-reach crevices of our apartment. I would buy this lightweight gadget again and again and AGAIN." β€”Heather Braga

    Get it from Amazon for $278.

    16. A cruelty-free, pineapple-scented (yum!) lip balm from Winky Lux that'll provide just a lil bit o' tint.

    Winky Lux

    "I'm a big Winky Lux fan β€” mainly because their balms help me look like I've done THE MOST with my lips with the least amount of effort. This rainbow tinted balm is no different. The red and orange stripe are tinted while the blue is pH activated. I keep one of these in my bag at all times for a quick lip refresh I know I can count on. IMHO, one can never have too many of these tubes." –Heather Braga

    Get it from Winky Lux for $18.

    17. A cat backpack. No, not a backpack with a cat on it – a backpack you put your cat (or dog or whatever) *in*.


    "I got this backpack a couple of weeks ago because I have one cat who loves the outdoors and attention with equal enthusiasm. I've never had more people stop me on the street than when I'm using this. It's also spacious and seems pretty comfortable for my cat. I dig it, she digs it, every siiiingle person who sees it digs's a win." β€”Mal Mower

    Get it from Amazon for $28.57+ (available in five colors).

    18. A pair of retro aviator sunglasses (by Ray-Ban) – they're worth the splurge and will make every outfit you wear for the rest of the summer seem cooler.


    "I have these myself and I love them! I was nervous to spend so much since I lose literally all of my sunglasses, but splurging made me RESPONSIBLE about these. They look great with everything I wear and truly shield my eyes from the sun (they're 100% UV protection)!" β€”Emma McAnaw

    Get them from Nordstrom for $153.

    19. A Remington curling iron that heats up in only 30 seconds, turns off automatically (so you don't freak out after you get to the office with "did I forget to turn it off?" worries), and will aid even hair styling newbies in successfully creating beautiful waves.


    "I have been using the same Remington wand for about six (maybe seven) years and it is truly a gift from above. For reference, I have super straight, thin hair that usually can't ever hold a curl, but this helps me achieve a full head of beach waves in under 15 minutes." β€”AnaMaria Glavan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.04+ (available in two barrel sizes).

    20. An oscillating, easy-to-move Lasko tower fan to help make the current heat wave more bearable (until you head back outside, that is). Even if you have an actual AC unit, this can make it easier to disperse that gloriously cold air around your apartment (or a large room).


    "I keep a Lasko fan by my bed and it's truly a lifesaver. My AC unit is too loud to keep on all night, so this fan saves me during the hotter summer months. It's quiet, oscillates, and provides a ton of cross ventilation. It also has a timer option so you can set it before heading to bed. And a handy remote so you can control it from across the room." β€”Alexandra Napoli

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in two colors).

    21. A caffeinated scalp scrub and hair mask set that'll banish all the build-up currently making its home atop your head *and* then soften up your locks.

    Frank Body

    "Man, I love these things! The scrub has little bits of ground coffee beans to help scrub my scalp. It's really helped my problem with product build-up. The hair mask has a nice fresh scent that I would say is similar to ginger beer (although I couldn't find ginger in the ingredient list) and leaves my hair feeling super soft. And don't worry: They're made without silicones and synthetics!" β€”Bek O'Connell

    Get them from Frank Body for $34.95.

    22. A bikini top able to handle a ride down a slide without allowing your nips to make an unwelcome appearance at the bottom of said slide.

    Skye Swimwear

    "I own this bathing suit top and love how supportive it is. It has a strong underwire, removable soft cups, and a two-way tie back. I wouldn't think twice about wearing this down a water slide or while jumping into a pool β€” it's THAT supportive." β€”Heather Braga

    Get it from Skye Swimwear for $50 (available in sizes D–F and 22 styles).

    23. A print celebrating one of the greatest friendships in all of literature (no exaggeration) = Frog and Toad.

    Lauren Gregg / Etsy

    "I tear up whenever I read one of Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad books. They are, IMO, the best 'I Can Read books' *ever* and I honor them with this print which is hung in a prominent position on a wall in my apartment." β€”Mallory McInnis

    Get it from Lauren Gregg on Etsy for $15 (and get the books here while you're at it).

    24. A teeth whitening system that'll cost you *significantly* less than a professional treatment.


    "I'm in a constant battle against my love of coffee and a front tooth that's actually a crown to make sure that my *actual* teeth match the color of my crown (yep, go ahead and pity me). I've been using the toothpaste alone a few months and have noticed whitening results! But I've recently tried the kit and haven't experienced any sensitivity that I've experienced with whitening strips and whitening mouth washes. You can do treatments back to back and can expect results in 10 treatments. But there's enough supplies in one kit to do at least 20 treatments." β€”Elizabeth Lilly

    Get it from Amazon for $36.09 ("Which, btw, is so much less than a professional treatment, which I've definitely paid for myself." β€”Elizabeth Lilly)

    Want more whitening options? Check out our best picks for the best teeth whiteners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    25. Blackout curtains to straight-up BANISH all light trying to creep its way into your bedroom when you're just tryin' to snooze.


    "When I moved into a light-drenched apartment (yay!), I realized that meant I'd also have a light-drenched bedroom at hours when I'd rather be fast asleep (boo!). So I bought these these Deconovo curtains, swayed by an inviting price tag and more than 1,000 glowing reviews. When they arrived, I was pleasantly surprised by their high-quality, heavy, soft fabric β€” they looked more expensive than their price suggests β€” as well as immediately impressed by their ability to deliver.> I'm consistently able to sleep soundly well until my wake-up time, no matter how sunny it is outside." β€”Emmy Favilla

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in three sizes and 23 colors).

    Read our full review of the light-blocking curtains.

    26. A pair of high-waisted yoga pants with....POCKETS! The feature that brings any article of clothing from "!" to "!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"


    "I own these leggings and I am OBSESSED with them. I mean, when I'm going for a walk or a hike outside, the last thing I feel like doing is having to hold my phone and my keys. And I'm personally not a fan of those arm bands for your phone! So, these are great! I can just slip my keys, my small wallet, and my phone in the pockets, and be on my merry little way!" β€”Sam Wieder

    Get them from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in various colors/styles, and sizes XS–2XL).

    27. And the snack you never knew you needed = cheddar and caramel popcorn.


    "For those of you uninitiated in the delights of this iconic Chicago treat, allow me to enlighten you. Like the best rom-com couples, cheddar and caramel are two things that don't seem like they should go together AT ALL. And yet they are so perfect in this mix, which is both a dessert and a snack. My friends and family actually have a joke where we say 'It's Garrett's o' clock' when it's time to dig in to some of this ambrosia-level stuff. Trust me, you deserve to make it Garrett's o' clock for you, too." β€”Katy Herman

    Get it from Garrett for $36 (available in seven sizes and six tin designs, including Chicago sports teams).

    Want to read about other products we love? Read the last edition of this post here.

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