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    1. A hunky Nic Cage pillowcase that'll steal a place in your heart and a front-and-center space on your bed. He truly is a national treasure!

    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my husband. He has never been so happy and sleeps like a baby every night now that Mr. Cage cradles his head. I on the other hand don't get very much sleep at all, because Nic is always staring at me. He haunts my nightmares and I swear I've seen the pillow move. He's my husband Mr. Cage, back off." —April B.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.63.

    2. A long-lasting clear lip gloss for anyone who loves having moisturized lips *and* for whom regular lip balm just isn't extra enough.

    The rosehip oil gloss is designed to reduce fine lines on your lips. The mint oil gloss creates a cooling sensation. And the coconut oil gloss is for lips that need extra hydration.

    Promising review: "Wow this stuff is actually really good. I'm extremely surprised at how moisturizing this is and yet glossy at the same time. I tried it on immediately when I received it and was impressed. I knew my true test would be in the morning. My lips are always dry after brushing my teeth so I figured that would be the perfect time to test this out. That was three hours ago and my lips are still moisturized and GLOSSY even after eating breakfast. I literally tossed out all my other mediocre lipglosses that were just taking up space. Highly recommended." —Posh2wice

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in a variety of flavors and as a five-pack).

    3. An adorable koala sticker to decorate your laptop, water bottle, you name it *and* help someone in Australia affected by the bushfires — 50% of the profits will be donated to relief efforts in Australia.

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    Get it from Shop BuzzFeed for $4.99+ (available in three sizes).

    4. A cruelty-free lengthening mascara so your usually sad, stick-straight lashes actually hold a voluminous curl. It's lightweight, won't transfer, doesn't smudge, and lasts all day — what more could you ask for?,

    Promising review: "After using Lights, Camera, Lashes by Tarte for the past year, I got tired of breaking the bank over mascara. My sister suggested Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and I IMMEDIATELY fell in love. It provides dramatic length and great volume. I can honestly say I can’t stop looking at my eyelashes in the mirror every single day because of how awesome they look. Also, it is very long wearing. I go from an eight-hour work day right to the gym and sweat like crazy...and this stuff doesn’t budge! I love it!!" —Carrie E. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    5. A pack of fridge magnets that double as dry-erase boards because adulting is hard and this makes writing out your grocery lists fun. It's the little things in life, OK?

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim because I knew my boyfriend would laugh and appreciate the hell out of it. I honestly don't even know what it is (the console, not the fact that it's a fridge magnet), not really my cup of tea. But my boyfriend plays video games and has a fair share of Cowboy Bebop figurines, so when I saw it I knew he'd get a kick out of it. 11/10 would buy again just for another chance to see his reaction. And honestly it looks great! From a purely non biased perspective, the magnets transformed a boring white fridge we paid no mind to, to a clever and cute conversation piece that ~also~ serves a function." —Olivia

    Get a set of six magnets from Amazon for $22.99.

    6. A mascara separator if you're not a fan of the clumpy lashes look. The comb is curved so you can reach every itty bitty lash.

    Promising review: "This is a great tool. I have used eyelash combs in the past, but this is the first time I have used the curved shape. It makes a huge difference! The curved shape is much more effective at separating lashes. I recommend letting your mascara dry a bit before using the comb, to avoid getting smudges on your eyelid. I like that this tool has a metal comb, and the cover is helpful." —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    7. A Revlon hot air brush to help you go from wet, tangled, frizzy hair to a sleek and shiny blowout in minutes.

    The brush has special vents that allow air to flow so hair dries faster. Plus, it's quicker than using a dryer and then a flat iron or curling iron, which equals less heat damage.

    Promising review: "Just wow! I was skeptical at first. I wish I would have bought this sooner! After showering I get all the moisture I can out of my hair. And leave it to kind of air dry while I’m getting ready, having coffee, or whatever I’m doing that morning. It takes me about seven minutes to dry my hair if that! I have very thick naturally curly hair. It’s is a fabulous tool to have in your arsenal! May be the only one I have to use. No flat iron needed as of yet! Would buy again in a heartbeat!" —D.K

    Get it from Amazon for $58+ (available in three colors).

    8. The Wand, a mini handheld filter that may help reduce your wine-induced headaches. This lil' guy is designed to remove the histamines and sulfites in alcohol that may trigger headaches and hangovers. It's also supposed to revive oxidized wine so you don't have to toss an open bottle.


    Promising review: "OMG!!!! This works. I love wine, but have terrible allergies to the histamines, sulfites, and preservatives in wine. I actually use one wand for two glasses of wine. I was very skeptical, but it works like a dream! Thank you PureWine. This is really a breakthrough for me." —Penny Froh

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    9. A beautifully illustrated 800-piece puzzle for keeping your hands and mind busy. And when you're done, frame it! You won't even notice it's a puzzle from far away.


    Promising review: "My daughter purchased a Jiggy puzzle for our family to do together. I love the packaging in the glass tube and the puzzle pieces we of high quality. Being puzzle lovers, it provided us with hours of enjoyment and quality time together as a family. The puzzle was challenging but not too difficult. I love the fact that the puzzles are artwork by female artists. The glass tube now sits on my bookshelf and I can’t wait to add to my collection!" —L. Wahl

    Get it from Jiggy for $48.

    10. A foot peel mask if you want results so good they'll make you a little queasy. I mean... *insert Will Smith tada meme*.,

    Promising review: "I had neglected my feet for a long time and they were so ugly, cracked, and rough. I was worried a peel would not work. I originally wanted to order this one, but didn't know if it was worth the cost. So I first tried a $5 one from Walmart and that was a waste of time. Nothing happened. So I finally decided to spend the money on these and IT WORKED well beyond what I expected!!! Don't go with any other brand. These are great! I went from coarse, sandpaper heels to brand new soft sensitive skin. I am amazed. I haven't even finished the peeling process and I'm already writing this review. The skin on the balls of my feet and around my toes is still all peeling off. It's great." —Kristen Hummel

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $17.99.

    11. An at-home teeth whitening kit to help lighten your smile for cheap. This set comes with a comfortable custom fit tray and an LED light so you can chill with your favorite show while your teeth whiten. If you use it consistently, you can expect a set of pearly whites that are two to eight shades whiter than before.,

    Promising review: "This is amazing quality; I'm surprised it worked especially with the price. I was so scared and skeptical since I have extremely sensitive teeth! The first few times you feel like some stains were lifted and others weren't, so you think it looks blotchy. Don't be scared; its lifting the really bad stains first!! And the blotchiness you feel is there but goes away after the next treatment. It worked in four days; i saw the difference in my teeth. No Photoshop needed! I'm continuing to use it and reordering refills :)" —Angela G ♡

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    12. A hair finishing stick that'll clean up all those random strands that escape from ponytails and buns. It's basically like a mascara wand coated in natural plant oils for your hair.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical of products like this, but I figured it was cheap enough to try. I'm SO glad I did! I always have what I call 'fluh fluhs' coming out of the part on my head and no matter how many times I wet them down they stick straight up again. This product sticks them down and they stay down! The only caution I would give is that there's a little learning curve of how hard to press the wand to your hair. I find that I need a very light touch or I get too much of the product in my hair, which then looks a little greasy. If you wipe the brush as you pull it out you should be ok — just like mascara! Great buy!" —tinyntuff

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    13. A pair of underwear so cute you'll never want to wear pants. Parade's new high rise, silky mesh collection is basically everything you want from your panties: they make your butt look cute, they're breathable, and they won't dig in or stretch over time.

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    To say that I'm a fan of the original Parade collection would be an understatement. So obviously I was extremely excited when I learned they were expanding their styles and prints and launching a new material. I tested a pair of the new high rise cheeky fit and it was honestly a dream to wear. I was surprised that I loved the mesh as much as I did; my main concern was that I would feel like everything was exposed but the high cut of the underwear means everything is pretty much covered. The only thing left for me to do now is replace every pair of panties in my underwear drawer with Parade.

    Get the new Game Time collection from Parade for $11+ (available in sizes XS–3XL; 10 colors; cheeky or thong style; and in multipacks).

    14. A clear eyebrow gel for holding each hair in place so your brows always look perfectly groomed.

    Promising review: "Best eyebrow gel ever purchased. The applicator holds enough gel to use on both eyebrows at once, if you’d like. Initially it felt slightly sticky on my eyebrows, like for the first five seconds after applying, but then it dries to look and feel as if nothing is there. It holds my eyebrows in the exact shape I want and so far I am very satisfied." —VT

    Get it from Amazon for $4.89.

    15. A mini Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy because everyone deserves this unbridled joy in their life. Look at this lil' guy just flapping his arms and body, 100% content with his life. *This* is what I aspire to be. *This* is what we should all aspire to be.

    Promising review: "I opened the package and screamed for joy! As I placed the 9-volt battery, my hands were trembling with what was going to happen next! As I turned on the wacky waving inflatable tube man, I knew I have a friend for life. Someone you can really count on cheering you up when you are feeling down. He brought me such joy I started to cry with laughter and happiness." —Robert Wurstner

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    16. A super freaking cute Baby Yoda puzzle if you're obsessed with The Mandalorian or just the adorable green gremlin on the screen.

    FYI, some reviewers say they received the puzzle with missing pieces, but the manufacturer has missing piece support.

    Promising review: "Great puzzle. My kids and I put it together in a few hours and enjoyed it. Fun to have some Baby Yoda around the house!" —Mommap

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97.

    17. A box of Sriracha packets to spice up your meals, wherever you are. Thank god you found these; people were starting to give you funny looks for carrying a full-size bottle of Sriracha with you at all times.


    Promising review: "I used to love the other hot sauce, you know the one that started with a 'T' and ended with an 'o-b-a-s-c-o.' It was a beautiful summer day when I was introduced to Sriracha. I can't even remember what food tasted like before Sriracha came along. There were sad and lonely times when I would be stuck at a restaurant, having to settle for ordinary hot sauce. But then these portable, little spice pillows caught my attention, and I will never be stranded without Sriracha again! You complete me." —Tommy Johnson

    Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    18. An adorable squishy night light so you can create the perfect ambience for a relaxing night in after a long day of dealing with people. Cycle between seven colors and light modes with a gentle tap.


    Promising review: "These kitty lights are super adorable, super fun, and super loved by my kid. I bought this light as a gift for my daughter for her birthday... she loves it. The kitty is soft and squishy, the light colors are bright and pretty, and it has a good battery life... I loved it so much that I bought another for a friend's daughter. Great little light." —KMMR

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    19. A string of fairy lights that'll create a little magic in any dark spaces.

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    Promising review: "Sooo easy to work with and they are magical. I love these and have recommended them to many of my friends. There are multiple flicker settings, but I love how classy and romantic the steady lights look. Love them! I’ve set them on a timer so I get a little joy when they come on and I can admire them." —JessysseJ

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99.

    20. A Homesick candle for anyone who's missing the scent of home a little extra right now. *cries orange-scented tears because I miss Florida*


    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell, but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money :)" —Bailey K.

    Get both from Amazon, the 13.75-ounce candle for $28 (available in 51 styles) and the mini candle for $16.95 (available in nine styles).

    21. An adult coloring book if you need to blow off some steam because adulting is hard. Name your 11 cats, clear your mind coloring the ABCs of adulthood, or draw the person you'd thought you be before you gave up on all your hopes and dreams., Amazon

    Promising review: "You know when you're a twentysomething hipster, who's really cool and hangs out in all the best places, and has the coolest friends, and knows the funniest jokes? No, me neither. But this book is for all of us who think we're funny, or the people we want to impress with our quirky humor. As you flip through the pages, you will enjoy watching your every adult goal and dream, success and failure, triumph and mistake, celebrated and mocked in this parody of a children's coloring book. This book captures the awkward embarrassment of adulthood in the afterglow of poor choices. I bought several for gifts and I will keep one for me, just to remind myself how hip and cool I could have been." —Jo C

    Get it from Amazon for $9.28.

    22. An adorable cat spoon so you can have the ~purrr-fect~ partner while you're sipping your cat-puccino.

    Promising review: "Love this little spoon! It fits perfectly on the edge of my coffee mug. Now I no longer have to go searching for a spoon to stir my morning coffee! Since it sits on the edge of the cup, my fingers don't get sticky from a wet handle. Plus, it's absolutely adorable and makes me think of my own kitty while I'm away at work. This spoon has become an essential part of my morning routine." —Brianna S

    Get it from Amazon for $1.59.

    23. A mystery box of cat hats because how can you *not* be happy when your furry son has rabbit ears?,

    Promising review: "Best unnecessary purchase I’ve made this year 😂 totally worth it, easy to put on kitty (no Velcro or snaps), super cute, nice and soft, fit well. 10/10 would recommend!" —Tsmith13

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    24. A delicious variety box of Japanese candy that'll probably ruin American snacks for you.

    Promising review: "My 10-year-old daughter requested this because she was interested in finding out more about Japan. We had a one-hour tasting party on the living room floor and we compared the snacks to each other and to American snacks. We loved some, and we hated some. She took some duplicates to school and shared them with her friends. You can tell a lot about the culture by common flavors, textures, packaging, serving sizes, and a lot of other things that we saw in this box. We don't have a lot of exposure to Japanese culture here in Missouri, so this was a wonderful learning and bonding experience for my daughter, her friends, and me. :)" —Amazon Customer

    Get a 30-piece box from Amazon for $12.95.

    25. A pack of cup holders that stick to your monitor to hold the pens and pencils that usually disappear in the abyss (aka your very messy desk drawer).

    Promising review: "I forgot to write this review because this product solved my problem so quickly and effortlessly that it just became a part of my everyday work life. I would recommend them to anyone and buy them again and again. I put two on the corner of my desktop monitor at work to keep my pens, markers, highlighters, etc. from rolling off of my desk/keyboard and falling under my desk. Knowing exactly where my writing utensils are at all times is important for an administrative assistant. Sometimes the things that solve the little annoying problems in your life are the most valuable. Love it." —TFran

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in four styles).

    26. A black bath bomb so all you goths can escape other humans and turn your bathroom into a relaxing retreat. (And don't worry, reviewers say it won't stain your tub!)

    Promising review: "I never write Amazon reviews, and I rarely trust them anymore. This product was amazing, everything I wanted and more. Santa brought it for my children and it scared one of them, yet excited her minutes later. It turned the water as dark as my mother’s soul, and never disappointed! It made my room smell great for a full month before use. Solid five out of five." —A lane

    Get it from Amazon for $10.39.

    27. A pound of cereal marshmallows, because the best part of Lucky Charms are the charms (fight me).

    Promising review: "Buying these charms was one of the best decisions of my life. The bag is twice the size of my head. The marshmallows are aesthetically pleasing and delicious. It's everything I ever wanted in a snack." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Do I need it? No. Do I want it? Absolutely!

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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