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    36 Cult-Favorite Products I Think You Should Finally Try This Year

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    1. Glossier's Boy Brow to thicken and fluff your brows to perfection with just a swipe. If you've ever seen someone's brows and thought "I wonder how they get them so naturally flawless," there's a 99% chance the answer is Boy Brow.

    2. An Aztec Secret face mask you've almost definitely heard about by now. The hype is real and for good reason! The calcium bentonite clay sucks sebum out of pores, leaving your skin feeling smoother and breakouts feeling calmer.

    3. An Amazon Fire Stick, because if you're still paying for cable in 2021...maybe don't! The Fire Stick makes *any* TV a smart TV and gives you easy access to all one million of your subscription services.

    the fire stick's remote with the caption "alexa, play mandelorian on Disney plus"

    4. A Tub Shroom to save you time and money by preventing drain clogs before they even begin. You can't really stop yourself from shedding, but you can make cleaning up a heck of a lot easier!

    5. A bottle of Garnier micellar water that is both a facial cleanser *and* makeup remover! It's gentle formula, effectiveness on most skin types, and low price point have garnered it so much reviewer love. That's a lot of happy, streak-free eyeballs!

    hand holding bottle of micellar water

    6. A Sea to Summit roll-top dry sack outdoorsy folks love because their uses are pretty much limitless. Waterproofing all of your gear is a must, and popping your electronics, food, and clothes in a roll-top assures you they'll stay safe. I even use my dry sack full of clothes as a pillow on backpacking trips, and can't recommend these any more highly for anyone planning any adventures this year.

    7. A pair of Allbirds Wool Runners that became mega-popular a few years back for a reason. They're supportive, great for warm or cold weather, and my own pair are barely showing signs of wear after two years of lovin'.

    writer wearing monochromatic  teal wool allbirds

    8. Fanola purple shampoo to help people with bleached hair maintain their icy look without expensive trips to the salon. The shampoo gives hair a healthy dose of toning with every wash, keeping the ever-present threat of brassiness from coming through.

    9. An underwire bra that ACTUALLY FITS people with cup sizes above DD. Thousands of people swear by this bra and say it lifts, separates, and stays comfortable. All. Day. Long.

    model in dark purple underwire bra

    10. A 3-in-1 avocado slicer. I know what you're thinking, "Why do I need this tool that literally does the job of a knife." Well, my dude, people say that this thing helps them perfectly halve, de-pit, and slice avocados easily and beautifully. Don't be a naysayer, and join them in their joyful superfood wonderland!

    avocado slicer with one cutting end, a depitter in the middle, and one sliding end

    11. A Stila Stay All Day eyeliner pen to help you achieve the flawless cat eye you've been dreaming of for years. Great artists need great tools, and this...*wipes tear and Stila eyeliner stays sharp and in-tact*...is that tool.

    12. A pair of Girlfriend Collective compressive high-waisted leggings, because you deserve to have a pair of leggings you really, truly love for both working out *and* hanging out.

    13. Thayer's Witch Hazel toner to cleanse your skin while reducing redness, breakouts, and dullness. It also smells like roses, making it the perfect romantic gift from you to you.

    buzzfeed editor holding a large bottle of the toner

    14. A Diva Cup for updating your old menstruation habits, making them more sustainable. It's not for everybody, but the people who swear by it love not being beholden to tampon change times, actually seeing what's coming out of their body, and just letting their cycle ~do its thing~.

    clear cilicone diva cup with stem

    15. A Stasher bag so you can have snacks with you at 👏 all👏 times👏 without using disposable plastic bags. They're also dishwasher-safe for easy-peasy cleanup.

    sandwiches and snacks stored in silicone stasher bags

    16. Tea tree oil that over 7,500 people have given a five-star review on Amazon! It makes sense, considering how well it can help with rosacea, breakouts, acne, razor bumps, and so! much! more!

    17. An essential oil migraine stick so relentless headaches are finally a thing of the past. Peppermint, spearmint and lavender oils work together to help bring you sweet relief from migraines that would otherwise ruin your day.

    18. A tube of Glossier's Cloud Paint for adding a dash of whimsy to your makeup routine with a simple dab of your fingers.

    model wearing the blush in dark purple shade "storm"

    19. A pair of Rothy's flats that are ridiculously comfy right out of the box, washable, and made from recycled water bottles. Take all my money.

    model in red fabric flats

    20. A humidifier and essential oil diffuser over 45,000 people have given a five-star review on Amazon. That's FOUR TIMES as many people as my hometown. Imagine — four towns of relaxed people with well-hydrated sinuses.

    reviewer's glowing blue diffuser and humidifier

    21. A cold brew maker for whipping up the good stuff overnight! The infuser makes either one or two quarts of concentrated iced coffee, so you can have glass after glass of your favorite form of bean juice nearly effortlessly.

    on the left a model filling a filter with ground coffee, in the middle the coffee steeping in the pitcher, on the right a model pouring iced coffee from the pitcher into a glass

    22. Bare Minerals Original Loose Powder Foundation that's been adored for ages for its easy application, natural look, and luminous finish. And as if it couldn't get any better, it's also SPF 15, so your skin can stay safe and healthy all day long.

    23. A shampoo brush so you can give yourself a salon-quality scalp massage in the comfort of your own shower. Besides just feeling great, the massager also loosens dead skin cells and product buildup to lessen dandruff and promote hair growth.

    24. An Instax camera for capturing memories and storing them irl instead of ~the Cloud~. Instax fans love this camera for its instant gratification, physical prints, and vintage flair.

    model holding light blue square instax camera

    25. Belif's Aqua Bomb Moisturizer whose gel-cream formula has kept my own face feeling happy for years. Me, and tons of other Aqua Bomb lovers, find this cooling, calming, soothing cream to be just what our skin wants in the morning and at night all year long.

    26. A durable Hydro Flask for staying hydrated always! You and this bottle will be as inseparable as the emoji of two dancers with bunny ears.

    reviewer's tall narrow navy screw-top hydro flask

    27. A Squatty Potty because *NEWS FLASH* it's helping thousands of people poop better. Not to be hyperbolic, but I love my Squatty Potty more than I love any human, and I'm not sorry!

    28. A weighted blanket to help you snooze in peace. A ton of folks find that the weight relaxes them, making their sleep deeper and more restful.

    model sleeping under grey quilted weighted blanket

    29. Biossance 100% Squalane Oil that hydrates skin so well, it's incredible you haven't been a raisin without it. Its plant-based formula locks in the moisture your skin craves and also helps reduce redness.

    hand holding product bottle with pump top

    30. Mike's Hot Honey whose sweet and spicy flavor profile have made it a unique crowd favorite. It's great on everything from pizza and sandwiches to ice cream and brownies, so get some and get creative.

    mike's hot honey being drizzled on pizza

    31. A Beauty Blender so you can bounce bounce bounce your way to flawless foundation coverage. Time to finally snag the one beauty tool you need for base makeup application.

    32. A pair of Smartwool socks, because they really are just the best in the biz. Stop buying replacement pairs when yours get toe holes and just invest in some that will last basically f-o-r-e-v-e-r!

    a pair of the crew-height socks in black, grey, pink, and blue stripes

    33. A pair of high-rise Levi's jeans if you're looking for a pair of All The Time Jeans that are comfy even when just hanging out at home.

    BuzzFeed editor wearing the medium wash raw hem version

    34. A vitamin C serum that's the perfect product to try if you're looking to lessen dark circles, sun spots, redness, and breakouts.

    four before and after photos of a reviewer whose skin starts with breakouts and ends up much clearer

    35. A nose-saving bottle of Poo-Pourri toilet spray people swear helps keep their BMs on the DL. It has thousands of five-star reviews on Amazon, and the verdict is in: this stuff works.

    model's hand holding spray bottle of poo-pourri

    36. A Vitamix for whipping up delectable smoothies, soups, nut butters, and much more, quickly and sooooo smoothly. Since we're spending so much time cooking at home lately, it may finally be time to take the plunge.

    the blender on a countertop, with a red smoothie in it

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