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    42 Things That’ll Probably Make You Think “New Year, New Me”

    New year, new decade, new everything.

    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 Two-Minute Mornings journal that prompts you to answer a few intention-setting questions first thing every day. My intention? To actually get this book after thinking about it for so long!


    Promising review: "This was purchased for me as a Christmas gift from a co-worker. I only recently started using it, as I've been dealing with some troubles in my life. I don't know what it is, but even if I repeat some of the same stuff, getting this done in the mornings (or sometimes at night if I don't make the time in the mornings) has made such a tremendous difference in my attitude toward myself and to others. So much so that several people have taken notice. I have since purchased a couple copies for friends who are also dealing with troubles in their lives. I highly recommend it. Even if you aren't dealing with any issues in life, it's such a help for clearing your head before starting your day." —Sumo

    Get it from Amazon for $15.26.

    2. A new accordion file folder to inspire you to finally start keeping track of your important documents. It's 10 p.m. Do you know where your passport and birth certificate are?


    Promising review: "I am on the road all the time for work, and these have made my life so much easier! I have almost every color of these and use one for my personal (bills to pay, checks to cash, to-do lists, forms to sign, etc.), another for anything that pertains to a specific day, and one for each of my clients. I could easily see these being great for high school or college classes. These go from the floor of my car, to my bottomless purse, to the kitchen counter — they go everywhere and they have held up great! I absolutely love these!" —Jenna Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in eight solid colors and four floral patterns).

    Check out our full write-up of these pastel lifesavers for more info!

    3. A bite-deterring nail polish so you can finally kick that bad habit to the curb. I believe in you!

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing. I've been a terrible nail biter since I was a young child, and I tried everything to stop. I hated my hands and was so ashamed of how they looked, but I couldn't help it. I tried rubber bands, mindfulness meditation, and all sorts of other 'no bite' polishes that looked awful and washed off too quickly or didn't taste bad enough to be a deterrent. I committed to putting a layer of this on every other day. It's now been three months, and my nails look amazing. The urge to bite has lessened, but I don't think it will ever go away, so I plan to use this polish for years to come. The taste is so strong and immediately bitter, and it really lingers on your lips and tongue for a while. It's an amazing product, and I highly recommend it." —Lydia G Morgan

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    Learn more about it in "This Miracle Polish Just Might Get You To Stop Biting Your Nails."

    4. A wine aerator, because this might not be the year you start buying more expensive wine, but it will be the year your wine starts tasting ~smoother~ thanks to this oxygen-infusing gadget.


    Promising review: "Instant aeration. I had never bothered before, which meant I was halfway through a bottle before it actually tasted as good as it should have. Hard to believe such a simple thing can make such a huge difference. If you like wine, get this and use it. No need to decant unless you are trying to impress folks, but anyone who knows wine will be more impressed at how simply, easily, and quickly this works. I was using it the other day and thought, 'I really need to thank whoever gave this to me.' Then I remembered I bought it for myself. This would make an excellent gift for a wine drinker who does not have one." —Joseph L. Hennes

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    5. A tub of Lime Crime Unicorn Hair dye for adding a serious dose of color your hairstyle. Life's too short to NOT have pink hair, imho!


    Unicorn Hair is semi-permanent hair color that's effective on both light and dark hair.

    Promising review: "At 53-years-young, I have been admiring the colors that the younger generation have been using. I've tried a few brands over the years, but they quickly wash out. OMG! Lime Crime's Unicorn Hair is the best! I watched a few Youtube videos so I knew exactly what to expect. I wanted the bright fuchsia color that chocolate cherry gives. To keep it a bit more on the age appropriate side, I kept my blonde on top and did chocolate cherry underneath. Over the week since I've had it, I've noticed the under color does begin to bleed into the top layer. It's all good. It's giving me a very pretty ombre look. I love my look. I get some curious stares when out in public, but I also get compliments. I quickly tell them 'It's Lime Crime's Unicorn Hair in chocolate cherry.' If you're my age or older and have been thinking about doing this, do it now! We're not getting any younger. Color is a celebration of life, a means of self expression, and heck when you're an artist, everything is a canvas. Let your unicorn shine! LOVE IT!" —C. Strube

    Get this shade from Amazon for $16 and check out the rest of Lime Crime's colors here!

    6. A cableyoyo to help you manage your headphone cords. Listen, you've been struggling with them literally since they were invented. It may be time to seek help.

    A magnet in the middle of the Cableyoyo keeps everything neat and together without damaging the headphones. Leave detangling in the past!

    Promising review: "Excellent product! I bought it as a gift for my husband and he loves it. It keeps his headphones tidy and easy to use on the go. The magnet bit is also helpful to keep the earbuds in place. I bought the green color. They are lightweight and good quality. Very satisfied with this product!" —JeKa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    7. An essential oil migraine relief stick that stops headaches in their tracks. We live in THE FUTURE. People are living in space, but we've still have to get headaches down here on mother earth? NOT ANYMORE.

    Katy Herman / Via BuzzFeed, Yi Yang / Via BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "OMG, finally something that works! I've had tension and migraine headaches for around 20 years. I've tried everything: over-the-counter medication, prescription medication, pain injections, going to the chiropractor, etc. This topical oil has given me relief for nearly six weeks now. I've only had two or three headaches in that time and they were mild. I've already ordered more so I have some in my car and at home, and I bought some for two of my friends who suffer from chronic migraines. I would recommend this product to anyone with migraines — it's phenomenal." —Mary D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Head to "Attention, Headache Sufferers: This Essential Oil Stick Will Change Your Damn Life" for more info!

    8. A set of glass straws so you can effortlessly the amount of plastic waste you create even by just a smidge. Every bit counts!


    The straws are BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and come with a special cleaning brush just in case.

    Promising review: "I have made it a point this year to be more environmentally conscious. Straw waste frequently makes its way to the ocean and harms sea animals. It's been great to see many restaurants go strawless unless requested, and I wanted to make sure I was doing the same at home. These are nice wide-mouth straws and great for smoothies and in my cold iced coffees in place of the standard famous green straw. Very easy to clean with the brushes. Definitely recommend." —krs5201

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. A velvet and lace pajama set, because you always deserve to be draped in luxury, even in your sleep.,

    Promising review: " "I can’t stop wearing this pajama set! The green velvet material feels nice, and I stay cool all night. I am a size 10 and sized up to an XL, but the large probably would have fit fine. My husband agrees this was a good buy. I think they look much more expensive than they were!" —V.R. Thurman

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL and 16 colors).

    10. An Echo Dot — a great introduction into the world of the ~smart home~. "Alexa, play my Spotify Decade Wrapped playlist again."


    The Echo Dot can set alarms, make shopping lists, play music, dim the lights, tell you about the's a little scary how much it's capable of!

    Promising review: "I have friends and family who have made fun of me for using the Echo Dot around my home. Well, I gave a few as gifts. 'Why would I ever need something like this' turned into love with it the first hour! The music, the information, and the whole Alexa experience made her a huge believer. The same thing happened with my sister and my niece. They loved it. Now we also 'drop in' to talk to one another. I'd say it was a huge hit and based on my personal experiences plus their enthusiastic acceptance, I have to give Alexa and the Echo Dot five stars." —Greg C.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in four colors).

    11. A purse organizer with a stunning 11 pockets for getting that bag under control. A door guy at a concert was once checking my purse and actually said "Pfft, just trash." Please learn from my embarrassing errors.


    The purse organizer also features handles to help you switch from bag to bag while maintaining ~order~.

    Promising review: "Extremely pleased with the number of pockets, sturdy construction, and built in water bottle pocket. It fits well into my large Long Champ le pliage tote with room to spare on the side for a 13" MacBook Pro. The water bottle pocket holds my insulated Kleen Kanteen snugly and the side pockets are more than enough to store a charging cable, earbuds, chapstick, keys, glasses cleaner, etc. It made such a big difference for my work bag, and now I don't have to rummage around endlessly to retrieve an item!" —Grace Ho

    Get it from Amazon for $15.69+ (available in three sizes and six colors).

    12. A fabric defuzzer so you can basically give yourself a whole new wardrobe by salvaging sweaters, accessories, and *anything* that has fallen victim to pilling and shedding.

    Promising review: "Far and away *the* best fabric shaver I’ve ever purchased! With adjustable height settings, large shaver head, and 'fuzz' collection bin, this powerful gadget makes everything look brand new again!" —M. Vines

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Head to "This Magical Fabric Defuzzer Will Absolutely Change Your Life" for more incredible before-and-after pics!

    13. A PopSocket to help you achieve an important goal: not cracking your phone screen. All. Year. Long.


    Promising review: "This is by far my new favorite phone accessory. I thought it would be bulky & difficult to get used to, but that’s not the case at all. I haven’t dropped my phone once since using & I love that it serves as a stand when watching videos. Arrived just as pictured." —MamaLlama

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 18 patterns).

    14. A Squatty Potty, because your bowels deserve a glow up more than anyone.


    Promising review: "I cannot recommend this enough. This little shelf has changed my life. I've been having bowel issues since my teenage years — I wish this had come into my life sooner. Every time I step off the toilet now I feel lighter, fresher, and like a new person." —MsNiters

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99, or if you're trying to keep your BMs more ~aesthetic~, splurge on the clear one for $78.76.

    15. A BuzzFeed x Birchbox Splurge-Worthy Beauty Box for mixing up your look with ~luxury~ samples curated by ummmm us! So no brag, but it's pretty dang good.

    The beauty samples listed below are arranged in front of a geometric, colorful box labeled "Birchbox X BuzzFeed."

    The contents of the box are valued at over $205 and include:

    —Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer (travel-size)

    —First Aid Beauty Arnica Relief & Rescue Mask (full size)

    —Saturday Skin Pretty Pop Probiotic Power Whipped Cream (full size)

    —Glamsquad The Untamed Texturizing Finishing Spray (travel size)

    —Kevyn Aucoin The Precision Liquid Liner

    —Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Primer (full size)

    —Amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask (travel size)

    —Glamglow Bubblesheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask

    —ColourPop Cosmetics Lippie Stix in Love Life

    Get it from Birchbox for $62.

    16. A set of packing cubes to keep your suitcase organized and expertly packed during this year's travels. These have over 6,000 five-star Amazon reviews! The people love them, I personally love them, and you will too.


    The set comes with four cubes of different sizes as well as a drawstring bag for shoes. Never attempt to shield your crisp white shirt from a dirty shoe by wedging clean socks between them again!

    Promising review: "Wow — why did it take me so long to buy something like this?! I recently packed for a work conference that was out of the country and decided to try these out to keep myself more organized. What a fantastic idea that was! By rolling everything, I was able to fit six pairs of pants into the large cube with room to spare, 12 shirts/sweaters in the second largest cube, and all my pajamas, socks, undershirts, bras, and underwear in the last two, all with extra room available if I needed it. My suitcase was impressively organized and clean if I do say so myself. I also threw four pairs of shoes into the drawstring bag that comes with everything, so that was a nice little addition as well. I highly recommend these cubes. They felt very durable, fit perfectly into my checked bag, and managed to store a lot more than I expected. I don't plan to ever travel without them again!" —cmr113

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in nine colors).

    17. The Goodful Cookbook (from BuzzFeed) so you can finally make yourself learn new, healthy recipes. Here's to more nourishing, simple, absolutely delectable meals in 2020.


    Promising review: "OMG! This cookbook is a dream! I haven’t even finished looking through all of the recipes! I’m considering buying everyone this as an x-mas gift this year! So helpful, with understanding healthy, non-restrictive ways to eat and fuel your body! Most recipes are relatively quick and simple, and I love the occasional healthy/motivational tip in between the recipes and beautiful pictures! Total 10/10! Can’t wait to try out some recipes!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.32.

    18. Glossier's Boy Brow, because this is the year you get your brows juuuust right. You've been tweaking The Method for years, but this is gonna be the secret beauty sauce.


    Promising review: "I didn't know I could love my brows this much. With two swipes, Boy Brow makes magic. It puffs them up and fills them out in the best way. The brown shade matched perfectly. This will be my forever product, and my top Glossier recommendation." —madeline

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in three shades as well as clear).

    Check our our review of this and several other Glossier products in "Just 9 Glossier Products We Really Love."

    19. A Baggu to help you reduce the amount of plastic bags you use. This guy folds into a little pouch so you can stick it in your car/purse/anywhere and *actually* remember to bring it shopping.


    Need some inspo to cut down on your plastic bag use this year? Check out "15 Facts That Will Make You Never Use Plastic Bags Again!"

    Promising review: "This is my second Baggu purchase. I have previously purchased one other standard nylon Baggu as well as the baby Baggu, which I frequently use to carry my lunch or for small shopping errands. I love that the Baggu of any size is so lightweight and can be folded up neatly into a pouch to drop into a purse, trunk, wherever. I keep one in my handbag, office desk drawer and car, and have found it much easier to avoid unnecessary usage of plastic shopping bags. It also takes up a lot less space than my other reusable bags, which makes storing them convenient and easy. Finally, the best part is that the Baggu is washable, which means no worrying about getting it dirty over time. Overall, this has been a great product that I would recommend to anyone looking to reduce plastic bag usage with a much more reliable and convenient carry option." —MFarrington

    Get it from Amazon for $10.19 (available in 32 colors).

    20. A set of produce bags to make sure you don't get stuck putting plastic bags in your reusable one! Full commitment, baby!


    Promising review: "I've been using these for a few months now, and am impressed with their durability. I've been really working on reducing the amount of waste I produce with my lifestyle, and this has helped a lot. Much less plastic being used unnecessarily! Canvas bags are step one, and these are step two to green-ifying your grocery routine. The bags are see-through enough that grocery store checkers can tell what's in them, which is also great. The size is good too — just slightly smaller than the typical plastic produce bag." —stormymonday

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $12.

    21. A Diva Cup, because if you are a person with a period, you probably have a thousand tampon and pad horror stories. The cup is an ~amazing~ upgrade if it's something you think might be right for your body!

    Cups only need to be changed every 12 hours, meaning you're free to live! Your! Life! Cleanup during your cycle is as easy as washing it with Diva Wash or gentle soap between uses when possible, and post-cycle care requires boiling your cup to sanitize it. Need some advice from people who have bravely forged the menstrual cup path before you? Check them out in this roundup of tips!

    Promising review: "This is one of the best inventions ever. I want to scream to the world, 'ASK ME ABOUT MY CUP!!!' I won't, but seriously, this is by FAR one of the best things I've ever purchased. Such a cost-efficient solution to a problem we can't avoid, and the best part is I can't even feel it. Aside from the usual cramping, I don't feel like I'm on my period at all. It's super comfortable and I don't bleed NEARLY as much as I thought I did. I always purchased supers for the first two days of my period! Tampons are so misleading. I'm able to easily go the full 12 hours without having to worry about leaks, changing, discomfort or forgetting my tampons at home. This thing is a game changer." —Ashfont

    Get a size one cup from Amazon for $21.93 and a size two cup for $25.55.

    22. An Instant Pot to help you achieve your resolution of cooking and eating at home more. This 6-in-1 beauty significantly cuts cooking and clean-up time, making it easy to actually do the thing.

    In case you haven't heard, people love the Instant Pot's versatility! It's 6-in-1 functions include: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, sauté pan, steamer, and warmer. Wowza!

    Promising review: "I've had this for only two weeks and I swear I haven't touched my stove or pans. So easy to use and so many functions. You can sauté meat, make hardboiled eggs, rice and beans, and steamed vegetables in a matter of minutes. The Instant Pot community is large, and there are always recipes to be shared. So simple to use and clean. I've made anything from perfectly hard boiled eggs whose shells just fall off on their own, to soups, to Mongolian beef, and spaghetti! I am so glad I jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon and cannot wait to purchase accessories in the future to make cheesecake and other things." —yestfl

    Get a from Amazon for $49+ (available in three-, six-, and eight-quart sizes).

    23. Or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven for learning how to slow cook a little, well...slower. Spending a Sunday batching up delicious lunches for the week in this baby will make you feel like the most adult adult that's ever adulted.


    The Dutch oven is oven safe up to 500 degrees.

    Promising review: "I’ve always wanted a Dutch oven but the price tags always kept me away until this beauty came along. It combines great design, beautiful color, and an amazing price all in one! Very well-made, beautiful inside, and very durable. I can’t wait for the holidays to use it and cook for my family. Love it!" —Pam03

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $84.99 (originally $169.99).

    24. A classic pair of Dr. Martens 1460s for very literally kicking this year's butt.

    Dr. Martens

    Get them from Dr. Martens for $140 for women's (available in sizes 5–11 and four colors) and $140 for men's (available in sizes 6–16 and eight colors).

    25. Some realistic extensions so you can switch up your hairstyle NOW without having to wait *LOL* a few years for it to grow out.

    Promising review: "I can't believe all the money I've spent on natural hair extensions until i got these ones. OMG I'm so amazed by how natural they look. They are super voluminous and soft. I bought two since my hair is really short and I like to use a huge amount of hair, but even with one you can rock lots of hairstyles. Thank you so much for this product! In the picture I'm wearing only one and you can tell how good they are" —JE

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four lengths and 31 colors).

    For more on the wild value of these extensions, head to "These Cheap Reecho Hair Extensions From Amazon Make It Look Like You Grew Your Hair Out Overnight."

    26. A clip-on ring light for anyone looking to up their selfie game and face the new year through their forward-facing camera.


    The ring light has three brightness levels and is even rechargeable!

    Promising review: "I ordered this light two weeks ago, and for the price I was surprised with how good the product was. There are three brightness settings, and it's very easy to use. It comes with a charger, and it lasts throughout the day. I highly recommend this for better photos! It gives a natural light effect." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    27. A set of nesting bowls and measuring spoons so you can finally live the organized kitchen drawer life you've always dreamt of. Bowls not clattering onto your head every time you open a cabinet? Incredible.


    Promising review: "This bowl and measuring set is great for someone who wants to add some color to their kitchen but doesn't want to give up a lot of space. I have a small kitchen with limited cabinet space, so this set was the perfect solution to my issue. The bowls are very sturdy and work well and the measuring set is great. It is nice to have everything all in one place and not have to search for a bowl or a cup to measure when cooking. I take this out and I am ready to cook. The non-slip base on the bowls is a nice feature and keeps the bowl in place while mixing ingredients." —Trickster

    Get a nine-piece set from Amazon for $26.30.

    28. A Hydro Flask to help you stay hydrated allllll the time. All the cool people are doing it. Yes, I'm trying to peer pressure you into drinking water this year.,

    I L-O-V-E my Hydroflask! They are so sturdy, keep drinks cold for SO long, are easy to carry, and are gorgeous to boot. Could not recommend more.

    Promising review: "This is a great water bottle. I tested it by filling it with chilled water and taking it to the beach. It was a very hot day, the sun was beating down, and the sand was hot. I had the bottle out the whole time on the sand for several hours and the water remained very cold. I've also kept it in a hot car running errands on a 90+ degree day and again, the water stays refreshingly cold. I bought a second Hydro Flask for my desk at work, and the colors are so pretty. I bought one in mint and another in raspberry. It would also make a great gift. Highly recommend!" —AB

    Get it from Amazon for $32.95+ (available in four sizes and 15 colors).

    29. And an infusion pitcher, because if pure determination hasn't been getting you to drink your eight glasses, a refreshing blend of tempting fruits sure will!


    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $19.99 (originally $28.99).

    30. A mail-holder and key rack that will prevent you from losing track of your keys ever again. I'm leaving picking the lock to my *own* apartment in 2019, and I suggest you join me.


    Promising review: "I live in an apartment, and this is absolutely perfect! I'm always losing my keys and letting the mail take up the whole table. Now I don't have the clutter, and I know exactly where my keys are!" — Chryssie Hoernig

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six colors).

    31. A quick makeup brush cleaning sponge, because having to wash your makeup brushes to switch colors is so 2000-and-late. Simply swipe your brush on this sponge and *voila*, it's clean!

    Promising review: "Let's face it, cleaning your makeup brushes is a chore! This handy tool is phenomenal for those who like to use multiple colors in one look or someone who uses the same brush for everything. You use this dry and simply run your brushes across the dry sponge which knocks the excess color off your brush and allows you to use it again and again before you really have to wash it. After several uses you can lift the dry sponge out of the container and actually see the little flakes of powders in the bottom of the tin. I also wash this when I was my brushes, just use the same brush cleaner and warm water to clean this and it's like new and ready to use again once it dries." —That Girl Tara

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    32. A copy of The Old Farmer's Almanac for brushing up on this year's fun facts, moon phases, trends, astronomical charts, and miscellany. Your trivia team is about to get so much better.


    Promising review: "The Farmer's Almanac is a staple. It gives you heaps of useful information and tips on nearly everything domestic from gardening and cooking to advice and trivia. We buy one every year." —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    33. A Kindle Paperwhite to keep up with this year's hot book releases or finally cross some classics off your list. It's also WATERPROOF, so pencil "Kindle and a bathbomb" into your planner every Saturday for forever.


    Promising review: "Love this as an upgrade to my very old kindle. It’s nice that it lights up but still is paperwhite. It doesn’t hurt your eyes or over-stimulate so you ruin going to sleep. Light and much more user-friendly than my last one. Excited for the waterproof-ness so I can take to pool and beach and not be nervous!" —Jamie G

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    Head to "The New Kindle Paperwhite Is Waterproof, And I'm Bringing It On Vacation" for more on everyone's favorite sometimes-wet electronic book!

    34. Or a subscription to Book of the Month to get your real-live-book fix. You get to choose between five bestsellers every month, which allows you to branch out a little but still get something you know you'll like. BOTM totally made my 2019, so get it, get it! It'll be like we're in a book club together!

    I adore my Book of the Month subscription! It keeps me sharp, researching the new titles and looking forward to a new read. I just got sent Red, White, and Royal Blue above and can't wait to crack it!

    What you get: Your choice of one of five titles a month with an option to skip a month and save your credit whenever you please.

    Get it from Book of the Month starting at $49.99 for a three-month subscription.

    35. A set of Mario Badescu sprays — entering the new year in a cloud of refreshing mist is a baller move that I fully support.

    The aloe, cucumber, and green tea mist invigorates skin, and the aloe, herbs, and rosewater mist hydrates. Ahhhh, my skin feels better just writing that.

    Promising review: "I've been buying Mario Badescu products for over a decade. They are top of the line and if they claim their product does it, you can guarantee it does what it says! I use the cucumber spray on my yoga clients as a refreshing mist while practicing outdoors. My clients always ask where I got this spray. It’d be a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer." —Chrystal

    Get them from Amazon for $14.

    36. A Tile Mate with a replaceable battery so you can track any of your belongings and find them if they're lost. Yes, even the most valuable thing of all: a pet!


    Attach the Tile to any of your valuables, and track it through an app on your phone! You can even have the Tile make a noise to help you find items that are out of sight.

    Promising review (left photo): "I've been using Tiles for several years now, and this is the big product upgrade I've been waiting for — the replaceable battery. When you combine this with the extended range and louder ring tone, I've put them on everything valuable now! We've got them on all our car keys, backpacks/purses, wallets, suitcases, kids' backpacks, bikes, and now even our dogs, as you can see from the photo!" —Tech geek

    Get it from Amazon for $18.98.

    37. A Clinique chubby stick. *Clears throat* OUR LIPS ARE TIRED OF BEING MATTE. We simply cannot continue down the matte road without our lips crumbling into dust. This stick combines lip balm and lipstick to refresh your pout *with* color payoff.

    Promising review: "I much prefer tinted lip balms to traditional lipstick, and I couldn't wait to try this. It lives up to the hype, is very moisturizing, and lasts longer than I expected. I got Whole Lotta Honey (a pinky-nude that I think would be flattering on anyone) and Fuller Fig, which was the perfect pink-brown color I was searching for. Leaves lips soft and smooth, and I will definitely buy more." —sephoraholic30

    Get it from Sephora for $18.50 (available in 16 shades).

    38. Reusable Keurig cups so you can stop cringing the tiniest bit every time you toss another disposable one after brewing up your java. Save on the cost of store-bought K-cups, create your own ~blends~, and keep from making more plastic waste with these cuties!


    Just put ground coffee into the cup and run it through the Keurig like normal! The cups are BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "Easy to use and brews a delicious cup of your own choice of coffee. We like a half-caffeine cup and do not like the only half-caff option widely available. With these cups we can brew to our taste. Easy to clean up as well." —M Hayden

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $8.45.

    39. A new pair of eyeglasses from Warby Parker to help you see the upcoming year through a new ~lens~., Warby Parker

    Get them from Warby Parker: pair on the left starting at $145 (available in 10 colors) and the pair on the right starting at $95 (available in two finishes). Shop all "women's" styles here and "men's" styles here!

    40. A BuzzFeed Tasty Sprout by Aerogarden that will help you grow herbs in your very own home, no matter the season and no matter your level of negligence! Ah, the sweet taste of low effort and high payoff.


    The Aerograden features LED grow lights as well as a system to remind you when to add water and plant food, ensuring your included seed pods have everything they need to thrive! Good luck choosing between the ranch, southwestern, Caprese salad, and cocktail/mocktail kits! Here's what you can grow in each:

    Ranch: dill, parsley, and chives

    Southwestern: cilantro, chives, and oregano

    Caprese salad: cherry tomato and two Genovese basil

    Cocktail/mocktail: mint, Thai basil, and lavender

    Get it from Walmart for $49.99 (originally $99.99).

    Head to "The Tasty AeroGarden Has Arrived And You Can Get It For 50% Off" for more deets!

    41. A compact portable charger so you'll NEVER hit 1% again. Is there anything more nerve-wracking than a low battery? I think not.


    This mini charger holds a full charge for an iPhone eight, essentially giving your phone an extra life.

    Promising review: "I purchased several of these as gifts for my office staff. Each of them are still in use, and each of those co-workers are still quite happy with them. The finish is nice on them, and the indicator led switches colors to let you know how much juice is left in the battery. Green is charged, yellow is semi-charged, and red is nearly or depleted. It also starts to flash red once it's about to be completely drained. It charges quickly, and it holds the charge for quite some time." —Felix T. Rodriguez

    Get it from Amazon for $14.43+ (available in five colors).

    42. A KitchenAid stand mixer, because 2018 was a hard year for all of us, and we deserve some freaking cookies.

    The mixer has a five-quart stainless steel bowl and comes with a coated flat beater, a coated dough hook, a six-wire whip, and a pouring shield to help you whip up any delectable bake with ease. In search of some more info? Read up on why a KitchenAid just might change your life.

    Promising review: "If you're trying to decide what brand mixer is right for you, stop now and purchase a KitchenAid. Yes, they're more expensive than other brands, but they last. And really, a mixer is an appliance you should only buy once in your life (my mom still has hers from the '70s and uses it often!). Not only does this appliance work as a mixer (it comes with a beater, whisk, and very useful dough hook), but I also use it constantly with the KitchenAid ice cream attachment. The KitchenAid pasta attachment is also easy to use with the mixer, as is the meat grinder. This mixer does the work for you and will make cooking and baking so much easier. You'll wonder how you ever survived without it!" —Susie Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $275+ (available in 51 colors).

    Happy New Year, bbs! It's gonna be a good one!!!!

    Warner Bros.

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

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