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    24 Things That'll Help Improve Your Whole Day

    Anything that makes my whole day easier to breeze through is a winner in my book.

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    1. A winged eyeliner stamp so you can treat yourself to perfect wings every time. No more spending an hour doing and redoing your cat eyes, trying to get them symmetrical. No more, dang it! Your time is precious! Get those wings, get those compliments, and go about your day.

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    Promising review: "I’m terrible at doing anything fancy with my eyeliner. And by fancy, I mean anything that isn’t a straight line. My boyfriend and I are going to a metal concert tomorrow, and I really wanted to go all out with makeup. This is the best! My eyeliner was done in less than two minutes, and it looked perfect." —Caitlin Russell

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in three sizes).

    2. A pack of oil-blotting sheets made with natural bamboo charcoal to whisk away the oil on your entire face anytime, anywhere, any day. The sheets are soft on skin, they don't disturb makeup, and there's 100 in a pack so they last forever. Just blot and you'll be good as new!


    These have been my go-to oil-blotters for years now. I love them and I think nothing else works quite as well! They're effective and make you look fresh again in seconds. I can't get enough and always buy two or three together for fear of not having any as backup when I run out!

    Promising review: "This works great. I used to purchase the Clean and Clear sheets and the oil on my face would reappear within 15-20 minutes. What I have noticed with the Natural Oil Blotting Papers is once I use it, I can go hours before I would have to use another sheet. I highly recommend this product for anyone who suffers from excess facial oil." —Jermaine

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95 (available also in green tea and rose)

    3. A plant-themed 2020 planner so you can keep track of your hectic schedule and never forget important dates (read: you will never say "Omg, that was today?!"). This one also has a back pocket to keep loose items like tickets and cards, and sweet inspirational quotes in the pages to brighten up your day!


    Promising review: "When it comes to keeping a calendar, I am still a paper-and-pencil devotee. I was initially attracted to the print on the cover but also like the layout of the interior. Now that I've received it, I like it even more. There is plenty of space for jotting down meeting and appointment times, planning my month, and noting goals and priorities. The paper is a nice quality as well. The elastic band helps keep loose papers inside when I carry it to meeting rooms. If looking for a basic planner at a good price, I would recommend this item."—Beth

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two sizes)

    4. A monthly self-care subscription box curated by real therapists — it throws in goodies like journals, organic skincare, beauty, body, and aromatherapy products so it'll make your whole day the moment you come home.


    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.99.

    5. A dishwasher cleaning tablet to get rid of those mysterious stains and smells on your plates. When you realize you won't have to spend hours scrubbing away at them, it'll make your mood so much better.

    Promising reviews: "Works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and there was detergent build-up all over the inside, and a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some build-up and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, and now it looks and sounds brand new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, or build-up around the door seals." —Martoune

    Get it on Amazon for $5.33.

    6. A pack of super cute green sprout seedling bookmarks that'll mark not just your pages but also the last line read! They stay rooted to the page exactly where you place them so you never risk losing your spot or forgetting where you left off. It makes things easier and fun.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love these bookmarks! Even though they are pretty small, they stay in the book, either opened or closed. They are really soft and rubbery, so they won't crack or break very easily. I can foresee these lasting for a long time. Since they come in a package of six, I can not only have one for my book for reading, but I can place these in the pertinent chapters that I am studying in my text books as well. These cute little sprouts were a great treat for the little that I spent on them!" —Aimée

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.98.

    7. A nourishing Acwell Licorice Essence Mist — it'll give you that coveted dewy glow and refresh your look during midday slumps — but wait! With its balancing blend of nutrients, including licorice, bamboo water, and hyaluronic acid, it brightens, soothes, *and* gives dull skin a dose of moisture, which means no more dry patches! You'll look radiant again in no time.

    Soko Glam

    This spray is so versatile, you can use it as a setting spray, essence, toner, mix it with your daytime or nighttime moisturizer for added hydration, or spray it on your body! Due to its hydrating ingredients, skin won't feel tight after using. Licorice and hyaluronic acid brighten, bamboo water locks in moisture, and centella asiatica leaf soothes.

    Promising review: "Extremely brightening and hydrating. Absorbs quickly without being sticky or oily and is a great midday boost for tired skin." —David

    Get it from Soko Glam for $24.

    8. A pair of charcoal shoe deodorizers for ridding your shoes of stinky goodness so you can actually wear them with the outfit they go with *perfectly* and your entire night of planning won't be ruined in the morning and...well, you get it!

    To recharge them, you just need to set them outside in a bright sunbeam.

    Promising review: "This is the second set we've purchased, after trialing them on my husband's work shoes for a few months and seeing great results. They dry out sweaty shoes, reduce odors, and keep regularly worn footwear feeling fresh. Every few months I do remember to set them out in the sunshine for an hour, which is super simple as far as product maintenance goes. Thanks for a great item!" —Katie

    Get a pair on Amazon for $9.95.

    9. Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm to moisturize those dry, chapped lips with ingredients like shea butter and aloe while providing sheer color that's long-lasting. All at a price point you'll love. Say no to flaky, washed-out lips and keep this with you for an ultra-hydrated pretty pout 24/7.

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    This is also a true staple for me — I've been using it for years (I always get the cherry color, if you were wondering, but have been branching out to try the other shades). Plus, it has so much in the tube that it lasts forever until you need to replace it. With how effective it is and at such a great price point, it's a given really.

    Promising review: "This stuff is great, made my lips soft, and gives a natural looking tint to lips. I've let other friends use it in lieu of chapstick, and it's looked great on a variety of skin tones. Doesn't feel heavy or waxy, but gives a nice moisturizing boost to even the driest lips. I have naturally dry skin, and live in the desert, so this stuff is awesome. And cheap!"—Jessie

    Get it from Amazon for $2.98 (available in seven shades).

    10. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner that'll loosen and clean out all the slime, muck, and yuck from the hard-to-reach places so you get a fresh, clean disposal you won't have to worry about messing up.

    Keep in mind though that this cleans your disposal — if your disposal's clogged, you might need the plumber for that!

    Promising review: "This is the first time I used these, and I am impressed. To use them, you run very hot water from your tap into the disposer. Then you add the cleaner pack to the disposer while the water is turned down to a trickle, and turn the disposer on. I initially thought you tore the paper and poured the cleaner in the disposer, but you add the pack as is — the paper gets dissolved as the disposer is run. Once it stops foaming, your disposer is clean. It took two of these to really clean the disposer and they did a fantastic job. Glisten will now be part of our regular kitchen cleaning routine." —Wyrmwood

    Get it on Amazon for $6.33.

    11. A cat-face silicone egg mold because if your breakfast eggs are cat-shaped, that just spells out a good day for ya'.

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    Promising review: "Makes two eggs more fun than...two eggs NOT being a kitty face. It works quite well. I did find that you need extra large eggs or even jumbo to fill it completely. Two large eggs and the whites are really thin to spread enough throughout. But it works great, you just break the eggs and slip the yolks into the eyes, and the whites flow out around. You spray it with a spray cooking oil before using, and the egg doesn't stick at all." —Moniva

    Get it from Amazon for $9.29 (available in six animal shapes).

    12. A honeycomb drawer organizer that'll organize your socks, scarves, underwear, and belts so neatly it'll be quite unbee-lievable to see 🐝. You'll be able to grab whatever you need without worrying about one sock going missing.

    Promising review: "Marie Kondo would be proud. Fit nicely into my dresser drawer, was super easy to assemble, and nicely constructed. Using this to help organize my drawers so I can actually find stuff and so far so good! The honeycombs are a bit larger than I thought so you can fit big fuzzy socks in them. Definitely happy with the purchase." —TamTam

    Get it on Amazon for $11.99.

    13. A coffee warmer so you never have to worry about your morning coffee, afternoon tea, or evening coffee ever going cold or lukewarm during the day, even if you get so caught up with work that you forget about it. Plus, it has auto shut-off!


    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, and 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

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    14. A wooden wireless Airpods charging pad that'll 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.


    This little thing is also compatible with:

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

    • Samsung Galaxy: Note 10, Note 10+, S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, Note 5, Note 8, Note 9, S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge

    • Google Pixel 3, 3XL, 4, 4XL

    Get it from Oakywood on Etsy for $58.65.

    15. Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3 to help reduce breakage, keep your locks from losing moisture, and repair and protect the bonds that make up your hair structure so whether you use it morning or night, you'll be living your best hair life every day✨.


    We've tried this for ourselves and seen the results! Read our review of Olaplex Hair Perfector here.

    Promising review: "Works wonders on my hair. My hair has been very dry and damaged from too much straightening and curling from hot tools and my ends were starting to look terrible. To be honest, I have thin hair, do not get haircuts often, and blow dry and straighten or curl almost every single day so my hair goes through a lot on a daily basis. I used it for the first time a few days ago and my hair it looked much healthier. My hair was silky and soft with less visible damage and that was only after one use. I am very positive it will only get better the more I use it." —Gina

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    16. Mchoix Finish Hair Cream that'll neaten and smooth those annoying flyaways and baby hairs right up so no matter what you're doing, you won't have to deal with them sticking up, out, or generally doing their own wild thing. And that means one more thing to make your day better and worry-free!

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    This is safe for color-treated hair and uses natural plant ingredients. It's also small so you can carry it with you on the go. BuzzFeed writer Sarah Han swears by this stuff. Here's what she has to say:

    "That's my hair right there! As you can see, it really picks up all of the annoyingly too-short hairs near the nape of my neck that I can't gather into a high ponytail or bun. There is one main caveat though: I only use it if I know I'll be washing my hair that night, since it does still ~stiffen~ the areas of hair I use it on — but it's better than hairspray, in my opinion. Some reviewers say that they can just brush the gel out and not have to wash their hair, but I have bleached, color-treated hair that's pretty weakened — so I'd rather not."

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    17. A roll-on migraine relief stick you'll cry over (and then smile). Loaded with therapeutic essential oils like peppermint and spearmint, this will help ease headaches and is small enough to carry in your purse so you know a pesky headache is not about to ruin your entire day!

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    You can apply this to your temples, forehead, and the back of your neck. We here at BuzzFeed swear by this too! Check out our review of the Migrastil Migraine Stick Roll-on to see why we love it.

    Promising review: "I have no earthly idea why this works, but it brought me back from the dead after an 11-day headache. I found it worked better to rub it all over my hot pack, zap it in the microwave, and wrap it around the base of my neck. The aromatherapy was great, and it dulled my headache enough to restore my will to live. 5/5." —Katie B.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

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

    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

    Get two bottles on Amazon for $13.94 ($6.62/bottle).

    19. An Amazon Fire TV Stick so you can come home and conveniently finish your favorite movies and shows (or start a new one). Or ask Alexa to do all the work for you (she can't make you popcorn but she can pick out something great to watch!).


    Promising review: "We hesitated to buy a Fire Stick for so long and I finally got one for our house at Christmas. So glad I did. It is very convenient to have all our TV apps in one place. We don't have to go and log into Netflix, and then exit that and go log into Hulu. Now if I want to switch from Netflix to Prime, I just push a couple buttons to move over into a new app. Another great thing is the ability to just say what you want to watch via Alexa. For instance, you can say, 'Tom Hanks,' and it will come up with all the movies he has been in. We also enjoy playing games on the Fire Stick. Many games are free and some require payment." —Thorsmom

    Check out our full review of the Fire Stick to see why we think you need this too!

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    20. Natural bottle cleaning tablets that'll remove all those unsightly stains and icky odors in your thermos and make it just like new. No elbow grease needed and a newly clean thermos you can enjoy your favorite drink from each day? Sounds perf to me.

    These are biodegradable and odor-free.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. A bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    21. A pack of Cosrx pimple patches to slap onto those pesky zits. These are both effective and fast so it'll just make your whole day better when you peel one off and find that pimple gone!

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    Just cleanse your face, leave it on overnight, and take off in the morning. For persistent or bigger pimples, leave a pimple patch on overnight for 2-3 days to allow the pimple to diminish completely.

    Promising review: "These little patches are really awesome to put on those breakouts that happen at that time of the month. They stick well and are not totally obvious. I feel like if I put the patch on right away, the blemish doesn’t get that big and it seems to heal more quickly without leaving a dark mark. I have seen people apply makeup right over it on YouTube, although I’ve never tried it personally. Easy to use. Pretty effective. Not too expensive. I definitely recommend this item!" —Sarah

    Get them from Amazon: a single pack for $4.73 or a three-pack for $9.33.

    22. A small lotus aroma diffuser you can use refreshing scents like rain, ocean, and bamboo so whether you're coming or leaving the house, you'll always have a cool, cozy, feel-good atmosphere. Moreover, it'll humidify dry air, and serve as a pretty piece of decor. Talk about multitasking.


    This diffuser is portable, plugs with a USB cord, can run continuously for 12-15 hours, can hold up to 200mL water, and switches off automatically when there's no more water. It has three work modes and is touch-control so you tap it to change the modes, and there's a color indicator for each mode. It has a sponge wick lock and a tiny wick for easy replacement.

    Promising review (for the diffuser): "I love the clean and simple look of this diffuser. Perfect size for a small area. I have used it several times with no issues." —Marilyn

    Get them from Amazon: the diffuser for $19.99 and the essential oils for $16.95.

    23. A wooden clothing rack to function as an extended wardrobe so that when the rest of your clothes don't fit into your tiny closet, you don't have to keep them strewn all over your room. Coming home to a clean room just makes everything better.

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    The rack itself is made to not take up too much space and its open design makes it feel breezy rather than cramped so it's a win-win for both your room and your closet. People use this as a plant or decor rack too!

    Promising review: "Very easy to put together. Comfortably hangs 15 hangers w/ shirts or sweaters, and then there's some space on the sides for tote bags etc. Love the storage underneath. Great for small bedrooms." —Nevon K.

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99.

    24. Glossier Cloud Paint Blush that'll tint your skin with a healthy and pretty flush of color that's sheer, blendable, buildable, and looks totally natural. It's made with collagen and retains water so it plumps and hydrates skin with a dose of moisture. With how easy it is to just tap it on (no brush needed!), you can walk out the door looking more lively and bright in less than five minutes.


    We can completely vouch for this as we've tried it for ourselves! Check out our full review of Glossier Cloud Paint. Reviewers note that you only need a little bit, as it goes a long way, which is great because it means the tube will last you a long time! It's so seamless and hydrating that it almost feels like a moisturizer. It's also hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested, paraben free, fragrance free, and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "Literally incredible. Cloud Paint makes me instantly look alive. So easy to put on. I didn't realize how lifeless I looked before I put it on. It doesn't get better than this. Seamless, intriguing, and lasts forever. I am in love." —J

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

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