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21 Life-Changing Health And Beauty Products You Should Try In 2016

As recommended by totally radiant BuzzFeed readers.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community what one life-changing item they wish they'd owned sooner. Here are the health and beauty products they love the most.

1. The lushest of brushes:

"I bought the Smashbox On the Rocks brush set, and using them just changes how I put on makeup. The fact that they're beautiful makes waking up and looking presentable fun. Their quality makes getting ready easy and fast. And sometimes I just run the brushes across my face while browsing the internet because they're so soft." —Gabe Rosales, FacebookThe limited edition set is still here, for now.
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"I bought the Smashbox On the Rocks brush set, and using them just changes how I put on makeup. The fact that they're beautiful makes waking up and looking presentable fun. Their quality makes getting ready easy and fast. And sometimes I just run the brushes across my face while browsing the internet because they're so soft." —Gabe Rosales, Facebook

The limited edition set is still here, for now.

2. An activity tracker:

"It keeps me accountable and makes me exercise more each day." —KisboredThis one's on sale.
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"It keeps me accountable and makes me exercise more each day." —Kisbored

This one's on sale.

3. Coconut oil:

"My hair is so much stronger and shinier when I use it as a deep conditioner. Just thinking about it brings tears to my eyes." —Athena Allemand, FacebookGrab a jar here.
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"My hair is so much stronger and shinier when I use it as a deep conditioner. Just thinking about it brings tears to my eyes." —Athena Allemand, Facebook

Grab a jar here.

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4. A magical face cleaner:

"The MakeUp Eraser. No need for make up remover. Costs $20 and saves you a fortune." —areumont42Here it is.
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"The MakeUp Eraser. No need for make up remover. Costs $20 and saves you a fortune." —areumont42

Here it is.

5. An aloe vera plant:

"I pick the leaves off and use the aloe goo for anything skin related! Clears up acne, soothes rashes, and helps eczema." —toriwuwuHere's a place to buy them online.
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"I pick the leaves off and use the aloe goo for anything skin related! Clears up acne, soothes rashes, and helps eczema." —toriwuwu

Here's a place to buy them online.

6. A spa-quality headband:

"It keeps the hair out of my face when I'm doing my makeup and it is way better than pinning my hair back with a hair clip. Also works great for washing my face so my hair doesn't fall into the water." —tianacoburnPick one up here.
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"It keeps the hair out of my face when I'm doing my makeup and it is way better than pinning my hair back with a hair clip. Also works great for washing my face so my hair doesn't fall into the water." —tianacoburn

Pick one up here.

7. An inhalation upgrade:

"Breathe Right strips. I always thought they were exclusively for snoring and now they save me every time I have an allergy attack/cold/any generally nonhappy nose feelings!" —oliviamaeHere's where to get them.
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"Breathe Right strips. I always thought they were exclusively for snoring and now they save me every time I have an allergy attack/cold/any generally nonhappy nose feelings!" —oliviamae

Here's where to get them.

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8. A step up from standard shampoo:

"Solid shampoo bars from Lush! My dandruff is gone and I have to condition only once a week, which is amazing when even the gentlest conditioners make your hair flat. Plus they smell great and are super portable." —lauriej4c1dbc119

You can find all 12 varieties here.

9. An at-home foot pamperer.

"BabyFoot. Before I used it the first time, my feet had years worth of dead skin buildup. After the peel they actually are incredibly soft and I can even feel the ground under my toes, which I couldn't feel before!" Submitted by Victoria Rotramel, Facebook

Get it here.

10. A top-tier toothbrush:

"My electric toothbrush is amazing! My mouth doesn't feel clean without it anymore." —Erikat021People love this one.
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"My electric toothbrush is amazing! My mouth doesn't feel clean without it anymore." —Erikat021

People love this one.

11. And a fabulous floss alternative:

"A cordless WaterPik. So much easier, quicker, and more effective than flossing, plus I don't have to routinely buy floss and floss threaders." —TheLittleRedHeadThatCouldHere it is.
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"A cordless WaterPik. So much easier, quicker, and more effective than flossing, plus I don't have to routinely buy floss and floss threaders." —TheLittleRedHeadThatCould

Here it is.

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12. A hands-free hair dryer:

"The Turbie Twist. It soaks ALL the water up and cuts your drying time in half." —Cat Benavidez, FacebookGet a twofer here.
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"The Turbie Twist. It soaks ALL the water up and cuts your drying time in half." —Cat Benavidez, Facebook

Get a twofer here.

13. A back scratcher:

"It'll change your life." —sarahc462f43dafHere's where to get one.
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"It'll change your life." —sarahc462f43daf

Here's where to get one.

14. Foam rollers.

"They're cylinders that help you self-massage for only $20. Best investment ever!" —Monica ServellonRoll over here to buy.
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"They're cylinders that help you self-massage for only $20. Best investment ever!" —Monica Servellon

Roll over here to buy.

15. Something to warm you up:

"Heating pad! They make bigger ones that you can wrap around your waist during cramps or that cover your whole back when you feel crummy. I got a giant one and it's heaven." —Carrie Hammer, FacebookHere's a good one.
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"Heating pad! They make bigger ones that you can wrap around your waist during cramps or that cover your whole back when you feel crummy. I got a giant one and it's heaven." —Carrie Hammer, Facebook

Here's a good one.

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16. And something to cool you down:

"Instant ice packs. Small, they fit in any bag. I used to use them for panic attacks. I would pop one out, give it a little shake, and put it on my forehead or the back of my neck — always calmed me down when nothing else worked. Now I mostly use them for migraines." —Mia Owen, FacebookGrab 'em here.
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"Instant ice packs. Small, they fit in any bag. I used to use them for panic attacks. I would pop one out, give it a little shake, and put it on my forehead or the back of my neck — always calmed me down when nothing else worked. Now I mostly use them for migraines." —Mia Owen, Facebook

Grab 'em here.

17. A mask to fend off migraines:

"I've experienced debilitating migraines since I was a kid. About five years ago my mom bought me a lavender-scented headache pillow that heats up in the microwave. It doesn't make the pain go away, but it gives me so much relief for like five minutes." —springbeckrHere's a lovely one.
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"I've experienced debilitating migraines since I was a kid. About five years ago my mom bought me a lavender-scented headache pillow that heats up in the microwave. It doesn't make the pain go away, but it gives me so much relief for like five minutes." —springbeckr

Here's a lovely one.

18. A healing helper:

"My Vapo Rub vaporizer/humidifier for when I am sick with the cough or flu. I wish I had learned about this miracle before." —j45c63880cGet one here.
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"My Vapo Rub vaporizer/humidifier for when I am sick with the cough or flu. I wish I had learned about this miracle before." —j45c63880c

Get one here.

19. A menstrual cup:

"Not only have I not bought tampons in two years (that's almost $250 saved), but I also don't worry about wasting them, running out, or bringing them with me." —MeerkaticGive your menses an upgrade here.
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"Not only have I not bought tampons in two years (that's almost $250 saved), but I also don't worry about wasting them, running out, or bringing them with me." —Meerkatic

Give your menses an upgrade here.

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20. Or whatever makes your vag happy:

"A good quality vibrator." —Sarah Anderson, FacebookGrab one for us while you're here.
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"A good quality vibrator." —Sarah Anderson, Facebook

Grab one for us while you're here.

21. And finally, a caddy to hold all that other stuff:

"I have an organizer that hangs over my towel rack and holds my hair dryer, straightener, curling wand, and all of my brushes. Having everything tucked neatly nearby makes doing my hair in the morning SO much less frustrating." —Amy MacNeil, FacebookHere's where to get it.
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"I have an organizer that hangs over my towel rack and holds my hair dryer, straightener, curling wand, and all of my brushes. Having everything tucked neatly nearby makes doing my hair in the morning SO much less frustrating." —Amy MacNeil, Facebook

Here's where to get it.

Stay beautiful!

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