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    14 Gifts People Swear Are 100% Worth It After Buying Them From Our Posts

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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the best gifts they've bought from our posts, and here are their responses!

    1. The Dash rapid egg cooker so their breakfasts become instantly easier and more delicious, without taking much more effort than pouring a standard bowl of cereal. It makes tasty omelettes plus hard-boiled, poached, and scrambled eggs in a jiffy with minimal dishes!

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    "My extended family does a $30-cap white elephant amongst “the kids” even though we’re all well into our 20’s and 30’s. Last year there was a BuzzFeed post about practical gifts. I bought a Dash rapid egg cooker and a pitcher with a filter used for making cold brew. They were a hit in the gift exchange and I’m normally a terrible gifter. Thank you, Buzzfeed. I’ve been perusing your gift posts again this year and have already found some good items!"

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    Of course all the non-electric parts are top-rack dishwasher-safe, which means cleanup's just as low-effort as cooking.

    Get it on Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    2. And the easy-to-use cold brew maker they also mention in their recommendation, because it will complete the under-$30 breakfast theme gift exchange gift, thanks to the fact that it transforms regular old ground coffee into delicious iced coffee concentrate overnight.

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    You just scoop out some ground coffee, measure your water water, stick it in the fridge, and let it work its magic! One reviewer mentions that they made a mark on the outside for the water height, and now don't even have to bother with measuring.

    Get it on Amazon for $16.99.

    Maitland, an editor here at BuzzFeed, uses this and loves it; read her full Takeya cold brew maker review.

    3. A pack of 16 hydrating sheet masks with over 1200 positive reviews — it's the closest you can get to giving them the gift of soft and glowing skin.

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    "So many!! The 16 combo pack of face masks..."

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    Samantha, a writer here at BuzzFeed, has also tried these masks and loves them! She says that, despite her normally sensitive skin, "these face masks have ZERO negative effects and they actually have POSITIVE effects! They hydrate my skin and leave it feeling firmer."

    Get the pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. A talking Darth Vader light clapper that will basically let them live their dream of using the Force multiple times a day, even if it's just to switch on their bedside lamp.

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    When you clap it on, he says "The Force is strong with this one." And when you clap it off, he says "You underestimate the power of the Dark Side."

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $30 or Amazon for $29.99 (on Amazon, it's also available as the leg lamp from A Christmas Story).

    5. A blanket that looks like a tortilla because what's a warmer or more cuddly way to pass the cold winter months than snuggling up like a burrito?? I truly do not know.

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    Well, reviewers do say it's a relatively lightweight blanket so please don't try to walk through a blizzard in it — they also say it's incredibly soft to the touch and perfect for using on the couch at home! Oh and of course it's safe for machine wash and dry.

    Get it on Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four sizes — the ones shown above are the 80-inch size, which is $33.99).

    6. Or The Comfy, a reversible blanket-slash-sweatshirt that's perfect for pretty much anyone who likes to lounge around under a blanket, but wishes the blanket followed them everywhere they went.

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    "The Comfy is amazing. My boyfriend got it for me last year. I freaking love it and so do my doggos." —saraelizaa21, in a comment on The Best Gifts From Shark Tank

    "I have the Comfy and I can’t even begin to explain how much I love that thing. It’s absolutely enormous! It’s the warmest and coziest thing I’ve ever owned. You can have my Comfy when you peel it off my cold dead body!!" —Allcreaturesgreatandsmall, in a comment on the same Shark Tank post

    It's designed to be big enough that it covers you up completely, if you tuck your feet under you on the couch, and of course it's machine washable and dryable.

    Get it on Amazon for $39.99+ (available in adult and kids, and in 13 colors/patterns).

    7. The Squatty Potty toilet stool (yup!) so you can both have a good laugh when they unwrap it, and the next time they go they can genuinely see the benefits of how it aligns everything in a natural way to make pooping easier and faster.

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    "The Squatty Potty! It’s changed my bathroom behaviors and changed my life."

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    We also know it makes a difference because several BuzzFeeders own and love these — read one person's review.

    Get them from Amazon: the seven-inch high stool (for new squatters) or the nine-inch-high stool (for ~advanced~ squatters) for $24.99.

    They also make a bamboo "flip" version that toggles between seven and nine inches for $27.99, or the seven-inch clear acrylic version for $78.76!

    8. And a motion-activated, color-changing LED toilet light that will A) let them easily use the bathroom at night, no tripping in the dark or bright overhead lights required, B) lead to even more laughs at the moment of unwrapping, and C) be a small, delightful little thing they get to experience every single day.

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    "I saw it on an upgrade your bathroom list, sent it to my husband as a joke because I’m blind in the dark and complain about trying to find the bathroom during those midnight pees. Christmas morning it was in my stocking and it is hands down the best gift — it was both thoughtful and a little romantic that he bought it. Now when I get up at night, I just have to walk to our bedroom door (our bathroom is right across the hall) and the light switches on. We’ve had it for three years now and I brag about it whenever we have overnight guests. It’s super bright and it changes color (except the red light does make the toilet look like a portal to hell). Even if you can see in the dark, buy this light, so you can find the bathroom in the dark without turning on the lights and risking waking yourself up even more."

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    Get it on Amazon for $12.70.

    9. A pack of reusable grilled cheese bags so they can make delightfully gooey, melty sandwiches (and even panini-like sandwiches, with veggies, meats, and spreads to go with the cheese) directly in their toaster, with basically zero clean-up.

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    "Toasta-bags. They make perfect grilled cheese sandwiches."

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    Each bag is reusable up to 50 times!

    Get two packs of two bags each for $13.99 (one for you, one for them), or a single pack of two bags for $5.99 (on Amazon).

    10. A set of three brush attachments for their drill because it'll significantly speed up the time it takes them to clean everything from the grimiest, most neglected surfaces to the easier stuff (not to mention save them elbow grease). Which means you're really giving them some of the best gifts of all: more spare time and more energy use in that time.

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    "Drill brush attachments, to clean and scrub. No more elbow grease!"

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    Reviewers say these make extremely quick work of hard water stains on glass, mildew on grout, general dirt buildup on shower/tub walls and floors and rust stains on stainless steel. You get a set of three brushes: an "original" brush (looks a bit like a toilet brush), a four-inch circle brush, and a two-inch circle brush. The colors correspond to different brush thicknesses/endurances — the white's the least stiff, most of the colors are medium stiffness, and then red and black are *more* stiff.

    Get all three brushes on Amazon for $10.16 (most $14.95; available in 6 colors).

    11. A pumice scouring stone that, with a little light scrubbing, will make rust, calcium, and other mineral buildup disappear right before their eyes. If they've been struggling with water rings for ages, a genius solution like this might be appreciated even more than yet another scented candle!

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    "The pumice toilet wand! That thing is legit!"

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    Or if they're new to the neighborhood and you suspect they don't know just how hard your water is!

    Get it on Amazon for $7.99.

    12. A Kindle e-reader because anyone who loves reading (or wants to get back into reading) will definitely appreciate a quick, convenient, portable way to sneak in a little extra time with their favorite books.

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    "I bought my partner a Kindle and it really changed the way she reads now. It’s so light and fits so many books and the battery last for ages!"

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    If they sign up with the local library and they can turn it into a library that goes with them everywhere! It's lightweight

    Get it on Amazon for $89.99 (available in two colors).

    13. An eyeliner with wing stamps — besides being practically guaranteed to speed up their morning routine (no matter their skill level), it'll help them get genuinely perfect wings every single time.

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    "Eyeliner wing stamp! My vision in one of my eyes is really bad, but with these I can do it pretty quickly and symmetrically now that my eye makeup game stepped up!"

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    I bought this for myself recently, and I have ZERO talent for eyeliner of pretty much any sort, and am able to get wings I'm actually happy with! They last all day, and nobody knows it was a stamp until I tell them. It's available in three different wing sizes: I went with the medium, but for everyday wear I actually recommend going with the small. You get two liners: each has a wing stamp (one for the left, one for the right) on one end, and a pen liner on the other.

    Get the set from Amazon for $13.97.

    14. A pack of hydrocolloid acne patches to suck out a bunch of the oil and gunk lurking in their zits until the blemishes basically disappear, or at least are somewhat diminished.

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    "Pimple patches, I actually never bought the suggested ones (corsx and mighty patch), but it's thanks to BuzzFeed that I discovered they existed, since they don't really sell them in shops where I live. My skin has improved a lot thanks to them, especially considering that I scar easily and they minimized that."

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    Get them on Amazon: four packs of 24 patches for $12 or three packs of 24 patches for $10.92

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    Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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