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    25 Products To Help Make Getting Ready In The Morning Easier

    These will help make your morning less stressful – the way mornings should always be.

    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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A portable charger with a load of power if you leave the house without checking your phone battery again. Well, you need not worry anymore. This has got your back.

    The charger with text "high speed charging"
    Amazon

    This has two USB ports to charge two devices at a time, and it holds enough juice to charge *over* THREE iPhone 8s.

    Promising review: "Purchased this charger because I was tired of my devices dying and scrabbling for an outlet. It comes with a mesh pouch to store the charger, USB, and a neat little light. I love the paw print, which shows how much charge life is remaining on the charger as well as a visual cue when it's operating. It's a bit heavier than I would like but the fact that I can fully charge my phone and headset and still have extra battery left makes up for it. Overall a great purchase." —KW

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors). 

    2. A wrinkle releaser spray because you're not about to be late to work or miss exciting plans spending 30 minutes ironing out your clothes. Just spray 'em and be on your merry way.

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    Promising review: "Whenever I pull a shirt or pants from my closet that has some wrinkles, I lay it on my bed and spray the material wherever the wrinkles are followed by a sweeping of the material to smooth it out and reduce/remove the wrinkles. Turn and complete on the other side. I then hang it up to dry for a few minutes. I will say that if you have embedded wrinkles or a very thick/rough type fabric, it may not work and you'll need to iron. I find this a convenient item to have as most my shirts are on the thinner side." —Meatballs Mommy

    Get two bottles on Amazon for $13.94.

    3. A rapid egg cooker that simplifies every egg-based meal you set about to make, including omelets, scrambled eggs, poached eggs, hard-boiled — the works! Can it really be that easy? You bet.

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    Sounds magical! And let me tell you — it is. Get one of these egg-cellent appliances ASAP.

    Promising review: "If you are on the fence about getting one of these, GET ONE. It really is as easy as it sounds to have a perfectly cooked egg, no guesswork. Just have an ice bath ready next to the cooker and let the eggs sit for a minute or two in there...peels come right off :) Makes healthy eating a breeze in the morning! Where has this been all my life?!?!?" —rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in eight colors).

    Check out our Dash Rapid Egg Cooker review.

    4. A beverage chiller so when you need a quick cup of iced coffee to perk you up, your fresh, hot cup can be cooled in under ~two minutes~ without having to dilute it with one too many ice cubes. Whoop-whoop!

    coffee being poured from the chiller
    Amazon

    It comes with an insert that you can place in the freezer until you're ready to use it. Just place it into the pitcher after pouring in your coffee (or other hot drinks) and wait for up to two minutes!

    Promising review: "I love this thing for making iced coffee!! It's awesome! It instantly chills my beverage without watering it down and is such an easy concept! I usually rinse mine off right away and store it back in the freezer so it's ready to use again! Definitely recommend!" —Suejung

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    Check out our rankings for the best cold brew coffee makers (that we tried and tested).

    5. An alarm clock because it mimics the sunrise to wake you up gradually and naturally. You won't be jarred awake by blaring sounds that'll start you off groggy and in a bad mood. Instead, you'll wake up on time, well-rested, and ready to take on the day. This also has a *reverse* sunset mode for bedtime to help with your sleeping schedule too! AKA no more taking three hours to fall asleep.

    the alarm clock
    Amazon

    It has 20 brightness settings that slowly increase over 30 minutes in the morning so you rise "with the sun." The alarm goes off once it's at full brightness.

    Promising review: "Life-changing is not an exaggeration. Mornings with my phone alarm usually consisted of me hitting snooze five or six times and not getting out of bed for almost an hour after I planned to. I couldn't get out of bed on time, and when I did manage to roll out, I was groggy and didn't feel like I'd rested, even after seven or eight hours. Then this wake-up light came along. Every morning so far, I have woken up when I'm supposed to, feeling like I've slept 10 hours on a weekend even when it's six hours on a Tuesday. I'm even awake before the alarm sounds. I've got an extra hour in my day, plus all the time I save by getting out before morning rush traffic. I never understood those people who are ready to roll first thing in the morning, and now I'm one of them." —J. Garner

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    6. This cute Etude House headband to keep back your hair and bangs while you're splashing water on your face, doing your morning skincare routine, or applying makeup. That way, your hair and bangs don't keep getting in the way, don't get wet and messed up, and don't catch product.

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    Promising review: "I usually just pull my hair back when I do anything skincare-related, but this makes skincare more fun. The thing I love most about it is how soft it is. It's not just cute and affordable; it's also super soft. After showers, I wear this to bed, and in the morning I wake up with tamed hair. Otherwise after I brush my hair and go to bed, I wake up with my hair all over the place. The white gives it a fresh look. It will fit on anyone's head, because of the rubber band. To be honest, I keep mine close to my bed at all times. It's just so comfortable to walk around my house with it on even when I'm not doing my skincare. It just keeps my hair out of my face for every task I am doing."dragonflymemento

    Get it from Amazon for $5.80.

    7. A portable personal blender so you can have yummy smoothies for breakfast every morning — and you can drink right out of it!! That means you save counter space and dish/mug-washing effort. Bulky blenders are so last century.

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    Plus, this is shatter-resistant, dishwasher-safe, and comes with an ice cube tray and funnel! ANDDD it's quiet, so you'll feel comfortable making your smoothie at work.

    Promising review: "I was on the hunt for a silent personal blender because mine is so loud and annoying to clean every morning when I just want one little drink. This little baby came up and it changed my life. MY LIFE. I blend it in my room and my roommate never hears it (we share a wall, too). I can take it to class and just throw it in my bag to clean when I get home. Saves a lot of time, and for $30 it’s pretty amazing." —Alex

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in five colors).

    8. Avarelle acne patches (also available in extra large sqaures) for when you wake up in the morning only to find a fresh new pimple you have no time to deal with. Just slap 'em on! Not only do these make your pimples vanish but they blend in so they work as a sort of concealer themselves. Plus, it'll prevent you from picking at them. They're basically a requirement nowadays!

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    Reviewers say they blend in with their skin so they can wear them throughout the day!

    Promising review: "I’ve been experimenting with these for the last month and a half, and I am in love. They are really thin and blend into my highly freckled face incredibly well...I have gone out in public twice with them on, because when I did my last second mirror check before I got out of the car, I didn’t notice I had them on! While they absolutely help clean out the skin underneath, the biggest thing it does for me is stops me from touching my face. When I'm stressed out, I will absentmindedly touch/run my hands along my face and jaw constantly. Now, when I notice I’m doing that, I run into the bathroom and put these on any spots I have. Since they are thin and stick really well, I am able to leave them alone and stop touching my face." —MelsBells

    Get a box of 40 round patches for $8.49 and a box of 8 extra-large patches for $8.50, both from Amazon.

    9. A 10-in-1 leave-in spray that (and don't ask me how) literally does everything you'd need in a hair spray, including conditioning, detangling, heat protecting, preventing breakage, smoothing, controlling frizz, boosting shine, and strengthening. Also, that's not even the whole list. Yep. So you don't need to spend extra time in the morning using 10 different products. One spritz of this and you're ready.

    two of the spray bottles of leave-in conditioner
    Mane Club

    BTW — Mane Club has been creating affordable hair-care products from NYC since 2019!

    Promising review: "I’m a hairstylist, so I’ve tried just about every leave-in conditioner out there, and I was amazed at how soft my hair felt after one use. My curls were so happy! The smell is amazing too!! I will definitely be repurchasing." —Allison

    Get it from Mane Club for $8.

    10. A cat pouch hoodie so you never have to go anywhere without your furry lil bud. If you have a needy pet, it'll help keep them nearby or close to you while still keeping your hands free to get things done in the morning!

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    Reviewers advise to size up so your cat will fit comfortably!

    Promising review: "I'm not really a cat lady (yet) but someone anonymously sent this to me (or so I tell people) when I got a new dog, an older rescue who had never been around cats. The dog is not mean to her but the cat finds it disturbing that she can't sit in my lap without a giant German shepherd staring at her from three inches away. Like imagine if you were trying to sleep and a creature whose head was bigger than your body was hanging over you. So, into the 'roo pocket she goes and she will stay there for hours. Sometimes I have to call in sick to my job because the cat won't let me change out of the roo. It's not forbidden to wear a 'roo to work but it might make people not take me very seriously so I only go to work on the days the cat says I can. Seriously this is the dorkiest thing ever and I look really stupid in it but I love it for real." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S–XXXL and seven colors).

    11. A soap brow kit as it makes your natural brows look thicker and fluffier à la Lily Collins and sets brow hairs in place with its natural formula so you don't even need to spend extra time with more color or shading if that's not your thing. It's quick and easy.

    Progression photo showing reviewer's natural brows, the brows with the soap applied, and the brows with soap and powder applied
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    Promising review: "I was looking for a good soap for soap brows for so long! I have super dark brow hair and the problem I have with most bar soap is it will get super sudsy and white. This product did not! It was amazing and left my brows in whatever direction I wanted!!!" —Savannah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    12. A funny sloth to-do list notepad (because sloths are the best!) you can use to write down what you need to do in the morning the night before — that way, you'll have it all ready at a glance and will be more organized come morning! It's even easier because this has dots for you to mark if the task has been done or not yet!

    the green notepad, which says "do not want to do list" and has a sloth illustration in the top left corner
    boygirlparty / Etsy

    Boygirlparty is a small biz run by Susie Ghahremani, a San Diego-based illustrator who handcrafts objects featuring original artwork inspired by animals and nature and runs her business on her own!

    Get it from boygirlparty on Etsy for $8.

    13. A coffee warmer so you can get ready uninterrupted without having to worry about your tea or coffee going cold in the meantime or shuffling back and forth to the microwave every 15 minutes to warm it up. Plus, it has auto shutoff!

    the warmer with a beverage in it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I had gone through two other coffee warmers in a month, both of which got raving reviews on Amazon but barely kept coffee warm for 30 minutes. So I decided to splurge on this more expensive one. BEST DECISION EVER! Not only does it keep your coffee warm, it keeps it HOT on the highest setting. It does an excellent job at keeping your coffee hot for as long as you want, PLUS it is super easy to turn on and off. When you turn it off, it displays the lowest hot setting light to show you the plate is still hot so no unsuspecting burns. This is hands-down the best option on the market."Elizabeth Harris

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in six colors).

    14. A dog-feeding reminder — this way, you don't waste time feeding your dog if he's already been fed since we all know dogs are clever and can totally get you to feed them extra. The term "puppy eyes" came from somewhere, right?

    The reminder with daily slots to answer yes or no to "did you feed the dog"
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    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone had fed them every morning. Now I just to see if it's green and if not I feed them and indicate it, we all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    15. BYO Blush, a one-of-a-kind color-changing vegan and cruelty-free blush oil that reacts to the pH of your skin and actually changes color to adjust to your tone! You get a pretty flush and your own shade of blush perf just for you. That means you literally don't even need to think about if the blush matches your fit for the day! It's also made with skincare ingredients so you can actually *gasp* sleep in it and wake up with good skin!

    Youthforia

    When I wore this, it gave me the prettiest natural-looking flush, and it actually lasted me the whole day, which is a miracle for my combo-oily skin. It really looks like it's part of your skin rather than sitting on top, and I love that it's good for your skin too! Plus, if two people with the same skin tone apply the blush, they'll both get a slightly different color! How cool is that? This contains 20 plant-based, antioxidant-rich oils that help nourish skin.

    Youthforia is a woman-owned small biz that aims to make makeup that's so good for your skin you can sleep in it. The founder, Fiona Co Chan, even tested the blush by sleeping in it for two months! They are passionate about being environmentally-friendly and not using fossil fuels or gross toxins in their products.

    Promising review: "Dewy and glowy. I tried it over makeup and it appeared as a strong pink shade but settled to a flushed, glow-y color. I had my little sister try it too because I wanted to see the color change again and it lasted a really long time on her. The texture was smooth and it was easy to rub in and blend out." —Summer

    Get it from Youthforia for $36.

    16. These adorable mini wave barrettes for an easy retro pop of color to your hairstyles. Even when your hair is just down, it's easy to clip one in and head out the door. And people will be jealous of your effortless style!

    three clips in different colors clipping back model's bangs
    Chunks

    Chunks is a woman-owned small biz founded in 2019 as a one-woman operation! How cool is that? They are now a team of five and are committed to responsible manufacturing, using durable, plant-based materials to make their clips, and recycling instead of throwing away product.

    Get it from Chunks for $6.75 (available in six colors). 

    17. Or an eight-piece pack of knotted headbands if you're not into clips. These are great for days you're just too tired to do your hair. Throw this on and no one will even know that you barely put in any effort.

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    Promising review: "These are the cutest!! They look like an actual knot has been tied around your head with material. Super cute and comfortable. Very soft and well-made. Doesn’t squeeze your head tightly." —Coffee135

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. An instant organic mocha coffee or English Breakfast tea that'll let you enjoy a yummy and fresh hot or iced cup in seconds. The cold brew tech used means you get nuanced flavor rather than processed taste and the convenient, just-add-water format is perf for those mornings when you're literally running out of time. No need to sacrifice your precious morning cup.

    Cusa Tea & Coffee

    My dad was pleasantly surprised by the taste and flavor of the mocha one and is now a huge advocate of these. He also loves how quick he can get a cup when he's craving one!

    This has recyclable packaging and all varieties are organic-certified black and green teas, Rainforest Alliance-certified Arabica coffee, fruits, spices and herbs, and are free of added sweeteners or preservatives.

    Cusa Tea & Coffee is a small biz inspired by the traditional tea shops of Hong Kong, as well as plantations and shops throughout China, India, and Southeast Asia. Its mission is to use a cold-brew process that wouldn't damage the nuance of high-quality tea and coffee.

    Get it from Cusa Tea & Coffee: the mocha coffee for $33.99 (for 30 servings; also available in larger packs) and the English breakfast tea for $17.99 (for 30 servings; also available in larger packs).

    19. A makeup organizer so you're not frantically digging through your purse or that suspicious pile of old makeup in your drawer just to find the lipstick you need when you have like 10 minutes before you have to get out the door. You'll have everything at your fingertips.

    BuzzFeed Editor AnaMaria Glavan's makeup organizer on a bathroom countertop neatly holding various makeup products
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor AnaMaria Glavan uses this and raves about it! Here's what she has to say:

    "This nifty little organizer looks beautiful, can fit ALL of my everyday makeup, and (drumroll please) it keeps clutter at bay in my bathroom — which is extremely tiny. I can fit so 👏 damn 👏 much 👏 inside of this four-drawered thing. Here are all the products that I currently have in there: 32 lipsticks, six blushes and bronzers, two large highlighter sticks, one foundation bottle, three concealers, two contouring sticks, two rollerball perfumes, two primers, and the bottom drawer contains so many lip pencils, eyeliners, and eyeshadow sticks that I didn't even bother counting. But the real winner winner chicken dinner here? I have easy access to all the makeup I use every single day and can see all of it at once. I don't have to dig around the bottomless pit that is one of my many, many makeup bags anymore — I just have to open and close a drawer."

    And if you need more convincing, check out my colleague's Ikee Design makeup organizer review for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 17 styles).

    20. An Instant Pot perf for having the day's breakfast or lunch ready to go in the morning, especially if you have it prepared the night before. This will help you whip up yummy meals in no time at all, making cooking simple and saving you time.

    An Instant Pot surrounded by food
    Amazon

    Read our full review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "I looked at this item for a long time before I finally decided to buy it. What I don't need is another device in my house, but I use my crockpot almost every weekend and loved the idea that I could cook stuff so much quicker with the Instant Pot. I had a frozen salmon fillet and this was one of the selling points, that you can cook frozen food and it will be just fine. I put the filet on the rack and cooked it for four minutes. I didn't use any seasonings. The salmon was perfect and so yummy! I couldn't believe it. Over the weekend I made chili and mac 'n' cheese. The chili only took 14 minutes after browning the meat and the mac and cheese took four minutes. I love this so much. I can't wait to cook more items using the different functions." —Debo

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in three sizes and styles).

    21. A John Frieda hot air brush that'll let you can get the blown-out look without having to spend an extra hour blow-drying and straightening. Cut that time in half with this efficient tool and use that extra half hour for something more useful — like getting in extra sleep.

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    Promising review: "I have always hated blow-drying my hair. It takes foorrevvverrr. It's too loud. It leaves my hair frizzy and I have to straighten it afterward. This hot air brush is LEGIT. It's basically a round brush but with an efficient and quiet blow-dryer built in. It takes me about half the time (30 minutes) to dry my hair that it would take to blow-dry and straighten. And my hair looks amazing! So much less frizz. So much more body and bounce than straightening. It stays full all day. It looks shiny. It looks healthy. If you are ever again in the market for a blow-dryer, replace it with this." —MrsEveland

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    Check out our full John Frieda hot air brush review!

    22. A wooden wireless charging pad you can keep your phone or Airpods charging on while you're getting ready if you wake up and see that — gasp — your charger wasn't plugged in overnight. This will look sleek and aesthetic on your desk and will always be at the ready whenever your tech is losing life. It looks good and works effectively? Sign me up now.

    Oakywood / Etsy

    Oakywood is a small biz that makes wood accessories for phones.

    This is compatible with:

    • Airpods

    • Apple iPhone: 8, 8 Plus, X, Xs, Xs Max, XR, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 12 Mini

    • Samsung Galaxy: Note 10, Note 10+, S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, Note 5, Note 8, Note 9, S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S20-21(+)

    • Google Pixel: 3, 3XL, 4, 4XL, 5

    • All QI enabled devices

    Get it from Oakywood on Etsy for $58.65 (available in two finishes).

    23. An Undone Beauty 3-in-1 Cream Palette to tint your cheeks and lips with a dewy flush of color that's sheer, blendable, and buildable, making finishing a makeup quick. It's divided into three sections that go from sheer to opaque so you can take your pick for the day. Given that it's infused with natural coconut, it's no wonder it makes your skin look good.

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    This is vegan and cruelty free.

    Promising review: "Just received this. In the package it looks more pink than coral but when applied its true coral color comes through. I see this lasting quite a long time, as just a simple pat of the top sheer-stripe picks up enough pigment for my lips and one cheek. Just love this and can't wait to try other products!" —BostonChic35

    Get it from Amazon for $12 (available in four shades).

    24. A cold brew maker because you can kick off your morning with a nice cup of iced coffee to rouse you without having to leave your house or waste time stopping by Starbucks. Who wins at life? That's right, you.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Check out our Takeya Cold Brew Maker review to learn why my colleague loves it so much, and see what won our picks for the best cold brew makers that we tried and tested ourselves!

    Promising review: "I don't know how I ever functioned without this. It's my first cold coffee brewer. I'm usually a daily drive thru cold coffee drinker. I haven't purchased a coffee for two weeks since having this! I found it super easy to brew. I usually just add milk and a flavored liquid creamer. I also made a simple syrup and use that with a little milk sometimes. I haven't made a single glass of iced coffee that I couldn't drink. So simple! Don't hesitate to try it!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    25. A L'Oréal glow-enhancing lotion to simplify your routine by allowing you to ditch foundation + concealer. It illuminates all over and gives a tint of color to your skin for a natural-looking glow, perfect for when there's no time in the morning.

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    Promising review: "I love this product. It makes it look like you have a natural glow without feeling heavy or looking cakey. Great for those with dry skin who can’t wear heavy foundation but want to smooth out their skin." —Jessica Giles

    Get it from Amazon for $10.69+ (available in four shades).

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