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    Oct 24, 2018

    20 Things For Anyone Who's Bad At Staying Hydrated

    BECAUSE STAYING HYDRATED IS SO IMPORTANT!!!

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    1. A tumbler with rainbow bands for a fun and innovative way to keep track of how much you drink throughout the day. Just push a band up after finishing what's in the tumbler and keep going all day until all the bands are pushed up!

    Amazon

    It features an insulated double-wall construction to keep your drinks colder longer. The tumbler is made of BPA-free Tritan plastic, holds up to 20 oz. of liquid, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe. PLZ DO NOT PUT THIS IN THE MICROWAVE, EVER!!!

    Get it from Amazon for $13.15+ (available in two colors).

    2. A bag of assorted colorful rubber bands if you love the idea of pushing up bands on your water bottle, but already have a beloved bottle you use regularly and don't wanna buy a new one.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $4.

    3. An infusion pitcher that'll allow you to make big-batch fruit/veggie/herb-infused water and store in your fridge whenever your thirst for a glass of something refreshing strikes.

    Macy's

    This pitcher holds up 2.25 qt. of liquid. It's BPA-free, fits in most fridge doors, is odor-, taste-, and stain-resistant, has a leakproof lid, a perfect pour spot, a non-slip silicone inset handle, and is dishwasher-safe. All you need to do is add fresh fruit, veggies, herbs, or spices into the infuser.

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

    4. Or an infuser water bottle to infuse things on the go.

    Amazon

    These amazing bottles hold up to 32 oz. of liquid, have a thumb-releasing flip-top lid, and no-slip grips. Plus, it has a full-length infuser to ensure your water is infused to the last drop. It's made of BPA-free, FDA-approved, and leakproof Tritan plastic. The entire bottle disassembles so it's easy to stick all parts in the dishwasher.

    Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about this infusion bottle! First of all, the top is extremely easy for me to open. That was a big plus, as I have arthritis issues that make most bottles difficult to open. The size of the bottle is large enough for me to have plenty of water, but still comfortable to hold in my hand. The full-length infusion rod holds a large amount of fruit, and helps to ensure that all of my water is nicely flavored. The hook on the side also makes it great to take along on a walk! I will definitely be buying these as gifts for my friends!!" —DENISE EBERLINE

    Get it from Amazon for $14.90 (available in nine colors).

    5. An app for setting personal water goals and keeping track of how much you're consuming.

    iTunes

    Download it from iTunes for $4.99 or Google Play for free.

    6. A stainless steel thermal bottle to keep your hot drinks hot and your cold drinks cold, ya know, the way you want them.

    Macy's

    This bottle holds up to 12 oz. of liquid, features double-wall vacuum-sealed construction that'll keep hot beverages hot for up to eight hours, and cold beverages cold for up to 24 hours. Plus, it's condensation- and BPA-free. It's made of stainless steel and silicone, has a leakproof, screw-top lid, and a wide mouth for easily filling it and cleaning. Hand-washing recommended.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $21.99 (available in four colors).

    7. A faucet water filter that'll help make tap water taste better and much more fresh.

    Amazon

    This filter is super easy to install. Like, so easy that no tools are required. It uses FM-25R filtration to reduce atrazine, chlorine, lindane, lead, particulates class I, and turbidity, all while getting rid of bad taste and odor. It lasts for about two months, approximately 200 gallons' worth. It includes adapters to fit all standard sink nozzles, but note that it won't fit on drop-down faucets.

    Promising review: "Works great! I use this in my bathroom sink, and my wife and I notice a HUGE difference. We didn't want to brush our teeth with nasty chemical water so we thought we would give this a try and sure enough it works really well. Of course it does not take out fluoride but it does remove certain chemicals, and really improved the taste. If you use this and then try to go back to normal sink water you cant. I tried normal sink water after using this and it tasted sooooo bad, so this is something I really needed! Was really easy to install, too. We change the one in our bathroom about every three months, since it's only used for brushing teeth and rinsing." —GERSTY

    Get it from Amazon for $21.48+ (available in two finishes).

    8. A water bottle cleaning set for when your favorite reusable bottle gets all yucky and gross and is in need of some major scrubbing. Don't let a dirty bottle be your excuse for not staying hydrated!

    Amazon

    This set comes with a long bottle brush, a straw brush, and a detail cleaner. All brushes are made with durable nylon bristles and are stored together on a ring for snap-off use.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.98.

    9. A SodaStream to take boring ol' plain-Jane water and make it SELTZER — aka EXCITING!!

    Amazon

    This comes with the sparkling water maker and one liter-sized BPA-free reusable carbonating bottle. It doesn't require electricity or batteries — WHA WHA?! Win.

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 without the carbonator, or $109.80 with the carbonator.

    10. An eight-pack of stainless steel straws for those who know drinking out of a straw is OBVS more fun than not drinking with a straw (and TBH makes sipping down a beverage less of a chore) and who want to be eco-friendly while they stay hydrated.

    Amazon

    Includes four bent straws, four straight straws, and two cleaning brushes. The straws are made of food-grade stainless steel, are FDA-approved, plastic- and BPA-free, re-usable, environmentally-friendly, dishwasher-safe, and don't have that dreaded metal after taste.

    Get them from Amazon for $7.59 (available in two sizes).

    11. A 50-pack of reusable crazy straws to shake up the straw fun a bit and induce feelings of nostalgia — remember when you were a kid blowing bubbles in your drink and then watching it make its way through all the twists and turns?!

    Amazon

    These straws are BPA- and PFOA_free, come in 10 different shape in five to seven to different colors, and measure about 10 inches in length.

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

    12. A smart hydration reminder that'll actually keep count of how much you're drinking — it's almost like having your own personal assistant.

    Amazon

    The battery life is approximately six months (uses a CR2032 battery), and this handy little gadget is BPA-free. Plus, it will remind you to stay hydrated once an hour!


    Promising review:
    "I am one of those people that knows I need to drink more water throughout the day, and even if I have water on my desk at work, I sometimes still forget. I saw this little item on an ad when I was on Facebook, and I thought, 'what a neat little idea to help you remember to keep drinking!' And honestly, it works wonders for me!! I love it! The tiny little light starts flashing every 40 or so minutes, and reminds me to drink some more. Hopefully it will help me get into the habit of remembering on my own." —Lisa Martin

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in nine colors).

    13. A juicer and zester perfect for use with your favorite citrus fruits so you can add some the some delicious natural flavor to your water or seltzer.

    Macy's

    Perfect to use with citrus fruits like lemons, limes, and oranges. It includes a zesting plate and features a non-slip base. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe!

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $18.99.

    14. A water mug with time measurements on the side to help manage your water consumption throughout the day.

    Amazon

    Holds up to 32 oz. of liquid and is insulated to keep your water cold all day!

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    15. An app for counting your water intake in the CUTEST way possible. Every time you log your water, you help grow your adorable baby plant into an even more adorable and happy adult plant.

    iTunes

    Download it from iTunes or Google Play for free.

    16. A press-and-go tumbler to use for iced tea (as pictured) but also for any drink you'd like. Plus, look at how chic it is.

    Macy's

    This holds up to 16 oz. of liquid, and makes iced tea in minutes — it's compatible with both loose leaf tea and teabags. It features a leakproof, flip-top lid with a built-in carry loop, it's odor-, taste-, and stain-resistant, made with durable, BPA-free, and temperature-safe Tritan, and includes a stainless steel brew filter. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe.

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

    17. A 44-pack of Crystal Light drink packets that'll easily transform your water into a fun beverage like lemonade, or cherry pomegranate, or raspberry lemonade, or wild strawberry — sorry, BRB, my mouth is watering.

    Amazon

    All you gotta do is pour into your bottled water, and SHAKE IT!!

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

    18. A bulb cup with a neoprene sleeve for those who know it's a good idea to stay hydrated all day, every day. Get it? Good idea. Because it's a bulb, and bulbs are associated with good ideas? Ok, sorry.

    Amazon

    The word on your cup might be random, but it will be either "warm," "idea," "hope," or "dream." The cups are made of borosilicate glass that is thermal shock-resistant, strong, and durable. These are perfect for both hot and cold drinks and great for toting along on the go!

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

    19. A coconut water enhancer to naturally take your drink from drab to fab. Are you sipping on a tropical beverage on a Caribbean island? No, but don't worry we won't tell anyone.

    Amazon

    These are sugar-, artificial flavors-, and calorie-free. All you have to do is add a full dropper to 8 oz. of water for a powerful, bolder flavor, 16 oz. of water for a sweet, refresh flavor, or 20 oz. of water for just a hint.

    Promising review: "My husband and I love this product. We keep a jug of cold water flavored with these drops in our fridge at all times — it’s so refreshing and feels like a real treat after a long day. I first tried this product at a high-end spa, and was thrilled to find it was sold on Amazon. It facilitates my efforts to hydrate more often and is helping me develop better habits." —Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    20. A 12-pack of a watermelon-flavored antioxidant beverage that'll become your new go-to. Take it from someone who usually can't stand drinks like this because of their artificial flavors — this brand and this flavor ARE LEGIT.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This stuff is heavenly nectar. I cannot even come up with the proper words to describe just how amazing an ice-cold bottle of this tastes! It tastes exactly like watermelon. It's fresh, and light, and delicious!! Plus, it's sweetened with erythritol, which is awesome! Love it!" —JAMIE

    Get them from Amazon for $23.88 (available in 13 flavors).

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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