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    35 Purchases That Basically Say, “Why Yes, I Am A Sophisticated Adult”

    Because it's about time to get yourself together.

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    1. A set of bed sheet detanglers so you don't have to spend hours in the jungle of your laundry trying not to get devoured by fitted sheets. These will also ensure your sheets actually dry instead of coming out like a moist hairball.

    reviewer image of a beige sheet with corners inside the wad-free sheet detangler

    Promising review: "I was mildly skeptical, but it works exactly as promoted! I've used it five times and each time there's been no twisting of the sheets and no pillowcases balled up and still wet when the dryer goes off. Super helpful that it comes with two units, one for the top sheet and one for the fitted sheet so I don't have to split them into separate loads. I no longer dread washing sheets and plan to buy some of these as gifts. LOVE it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    2. A plant-based surface cleaner that'll not only clean your countertops, appliances, tiles, and windows, but also leave behind its gorgeous blended scent of green tea and lime.

    reviewer image of a puppy sitting next to a bottle of puracy spray

    Promising review: "With two kids in the home, I was on the hunt for an effective but natural cleaner. I've tried a couple in the past, but they were not as effective at cleaning. I'm happy with how well Puracy cleaned my entire bathroom. It was easy getting the dirt off of surfaces, and I love the light, natural scent it leaves behind. Not once did I have to cough or leave the room to get a break from fumes. Best of all, my 1-year-old was able to stay in my bedroom with me the entire time I was cleaning my bathroom without the worry of him inhaling fumes. I'm very happy with this product and will be making this a staple cleaning product in my home. I'm ready to throw out all other cleaning products." —Tia

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50+.

    3. A set of hoodie hangers if your entire collection has been taking up too much closet space, bruh. These convenient hangers were designed to make storing your hoodies less of a headache.

    Venalli Builds/Etsy

    If you're in need of hoodie hangers or purse holders, then small biz Venalli Builds out in Kansas is the shop for you!

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these hoodie hangers!! I have a really small closet, but I find these hangers are a great way to save space! They also make it super easy to throw your hoodie up in a rush or grab it on the go. I will definitely be buying more." —Sara

    Get it from Venalli Builds on Etsy for $20+ (available in four colors).

    4. A 12-inch lazy Susan for your pantry so you can easily access all the spices you've neatly stored in your cabinet. Because you're an ah-dult.

    reviewer image of three lazy susans in a pantry

    Promising review: "Massive cabinet makeover! This corner cabinet went from barely accessible and crammed to tidy, accessible, and more spacious! It was so hard to get to anything in this cabinet without knocking a million things over and I knew there had to be a better solution. This lazy Susan was the perfect fix and the price is so affordable considering how smooth its spin is." —Sayre Alexandra

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in six colors).

    5. Pink Stuff cleaning paste — no sticky saucepans, streaky stainless steel, or gunked-up glass shall prosper against you or this versatile cleaner.

    Promising review: "I need this in bulk!! I have tried so many cleaning solutions to get out hard cooking stains on my stovetop and nothing worked! This stuff took it right out without a problem!!" —Micaela Gunderson

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    6. A jar of eucalyptus toilet-cleaning bombs because your toilet is in need of a good natural, chemical-free cleaner.

    several eucalyptus toilet fizzies next to a jar full of more
    Happy Earth Boutique / Etsy

    Happy Earth Boutique is a woman-owned small business making healthier alternatives for your health and home.

    Promising review: "The eucalyptus is strong and it fizzes nicely. I drop one in once or twice a week and scrub the toilet a bit, and the scent lingers after flushing. Perfect for keeping my bathroom fresh!" —kd Bromley

    Get it from Happy Earth Boutique for $12+.

    7. A sleek, 16-piece matte black stoneware set with a trendy lipped rim design so your spaghetti doesn't go noodling off. These solid, earthy pieces will make every dinner feel like a night out at your fave fusion spot.

    This set includes: four round dinner plates, four salad plates, four bowls, and four handled mugs.

    Promising review: "I am a chef, and I have to say that this is an amazing set. It's beautiful, strong, and I was able to create amazing food presentations due to the shape of these plates. Their quality is that of plates twice the price. Well worth it and I highly recommend them." —Enrique Vargas

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (also available 32-pieces, and in brown and grey).

    8. A super-breathable eucalyptus bedding set from Sijo that are so silky soft, you'll be nodding off to sleep in no time. Night sweats will be a relic of yesteryear, because everything in this set is made of a cooling thermal-regulating material. We love to see it.

    Bed with white Sijo duvet cover and sheet set

    Pair with a Sijo duvet cover!

    BuzzFeed writer Elizabeth loves this set:

    "Both the sheets and duvet cover are made of 100% eucalyptus lyocell / Tencel. The eucalyptus is naturally sourced and not treated with harmful dyes or chemicals. Also, they're built to last! I look forward to leaving these in my will to my various grandkids. These sheets are the most breathable sheets I've had in my life. I'm an incredibly hot sleeper, which is further aggravated by living in a NYC apartment building where the cast-iron radiators will really kick in during the middle of the night. When it comes to their level of smooth, it feels just as great running my hand over my flat sheet as slipping underneath it at night. I've had lots of soft sheets in my day, including the kind that feel like a T-shirt material that truly were very nice on my college dorm mattress. But nothing's compared to these. So really, these might've ruined other sheets for me." —Elizabeth Lilly

    Get the four piece set from Amazon for $165 (available in sizes full-king and eight colors).

    9. A pack of three large-capacity storage bags if you're a little late to spring cleaning (BTW it's summer) and still have winter clothes and comforters taking up space in this warm season. Double-layered with reinforced seams, you can be sure your favorite blankie stays safe when you're not using it.

    Promising review: "I really like these storage bags. I was able to store extra blankets, pillows, seat cushions, sweaters, and more. I was rather amazed at how much they hold. The quality appears to be good; sturdy stitching, strong enough zippers, sturdy handles, so I imagine they will hold up well as they reside in my closets." —Whimsy 1

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    10. A playful, collared romper whose mesh sleeves are giving off "I'm here for business and pleasure" vibes. And it's got some extra stretch to it for added comfort.

    a reviewer wearing the black notch collar romper in a size large

    Promising review: "This is such a classy, elegant, and sophisticated romper!!! I saw this exact same romper on Fashion Nova, but it was way more expensive, and I honestly love this one better. And it fits true to its size!" —Giselle

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in women's sizes XS–XL and in three styles).

    11. A reusable un-sponge to finally replace your rubbery, disintegrating sponges with something that'll actually last.

    three heavy duty zero waste squeeze sponges
    Rowen Stillwater/Etsy

    Rowen Stillwater is a UK-based small business committed to creating sustainable homewares to help you live a zero-waste life.

    Promising review: "I am so over the moon to have found an alternative to sponges that WORK! I love my un-sponges, and I even got one for my sister too. Where have these been all my life?! Love them." —Josephine

    Get it from Rowen Stillwater on Etsy for $8.68+.

    12. A gorgeous faux wood oil diffuser set that'll make your home feel a bit more like a relaxing day at the spa. All you're missing are two cucumbers over your eyes, and that's an easy fix.

    the faux wood diffuser and eight essential oil bottles on a marble surface
    Organa Naturals/Etsy

    Organa Naturals is a small Etsy shop making natural and pure essential oils for you to enjoy in your home.

    Promising review: "Can I give 10 stars!? This checks all the boxes for beauty and quality! The diffuser was surprisingly bigger than expected, and I like that. The oils have a wonderful aroma. I’m going to buy another set, that’s how much I love it!" —Brittany

    Get it from Organa Naturals on Etsy for $33.73 (originally $44.97).

    13. A three-tier, hanging fruit basket so you can take your collection of Granny Smiths off the counter because you need that space to make the pie you're gonna take to your Granny Smith.

    reviewer image of the the woven three tier fruit basket hanging in a kitchen

    Several reviewers are using this basket as a hanging planter!

    Promising review: "This is perfect for our kitchen and really helped to clear some counter space. And it's sturdy and attractive!" —Kristen V

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    14. A pack of absorbent and multipurpose microfiber cloths for cleaning pretty much anything from electronics to glass surfaces! No more streaks and smudges for you.

    close up of reviewer using a lime green microfiber cloth to remove grease from a stovetop

    Promising review: "I love these microfiber cleaning cloths! I bought my first set last summer and loved them so much that I bought more a couple months later. I use them all over my house from washing dishes and wiping down countertops to using them dry to dust.

    One of my very favorite things about these cloths is how easy it is to clean greasy stovetops (after frying bacon) or a particularly greasy dish. Before I would have to clean my black stovetop several times before I would no longer see greasy streak marks, no matter what cleaning product I used. But with these cloths, they clean up the grease the first time and I am left with a sparkling stovetop every single time." —Dana M. Harper

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    15. A minky weighted blanket made using recycled plastic bottles that still manages to be super soft and snuggly. You'll want to live under this warm and relaxing blankie forever!

    a model snuggles up under the blue weighted minky blanket
    Comma Home

    Comma Home is an eco-friendly small biz in Long Island that wants everyone to enjoy guilt-free rest. Upgrade your bedsheets, throws, and blankets with goods from Comma Home because besides being making high-quality products, they also donate 10% of their sales to local organizations that help their houseless communities.

    Promising review: "I wish I could just leave a 5-Star review without writing a novel to go along with it... I like it. It's good. That's all." —Daniel

    Get it from Comma Home for $119+ (available in two weights and two colors).

    16. A zero-waste starter kit including everything you need to begin a more minimal life. No more single-use plastics for you!

    the complete zero waste starter kit spread out on a white surface
    Wild Minimalist

    You'll get a French cotton net bag, two cotton muslin and two mesh produce bags, beeswax cloths, a stainless-steel lunchbox, a stainless-steel tumbler with straw and bamboo travel utensils.

    Wild Minimalist is a small business based in the Bay Area hoping to spread their love of minimal living. Wild Minimalist was created to make it easier for others to join in their journey towards a zero waste lifestyle.

    Promising review: "I’ve already used everything in the kit, and as a beginner it offers perfect alternatives from what I would usually reach for! I’m so excited to order from Wild Minimalist again!" —Laura C

    Get it from Wild Minimalist for $99.99 (originally $115).

    17. A sleek, red and black Bluetooth record player that'll not only add a vintage vibe to your space, but will also put a fun ~spin~ on your vinyl-listening sessions.

    reviewer image of the black and red Audio-Technica record player on a small wooden table with record storage

    Promising review: "I've had a 300+ record collection in storage for more than 15 years. I finally decided it was time to either purchase a turntable or get rid of my collection. I made the right choice in purchasing this record player. It's an entry-level turntable, but has all the features I need to enjoy my albums once again. I am especially happy with the Bluetooth connection that comes with this model. It's easy to pair with wireless speakers (simply press a button to pair with up to eight devices) which means NO AMPLIFIER NEEDED, though you can connect it to an amplifier/speaker if you prefer. The turntable has a sleek/simple design. It's easy to assemble and easy to use. I'm thrilled with this turntable and am so happy I made the purchase." —mknight01

    Get it from Amazon for $149.

    18. A futuristically cool acrylic dry erase board with a light up stand for when those ~lightbulb~ ideas pop into your genius head and you need a place to scribble them down.

    the acrylic dry erase board on its light up stand

    Promising review: "This looks really cool, even during the day with the light on. It's a great way to share special messages for family members and guests. And it's simple to operate -- just remove the protective film from the acrylic board, plug the base into a USB power source, write your message on the board, turn the light on. Just be sure to erase with a soft damp cloth or sponge." —Jackie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    19. A 5.5-foot metal blanket ladder so you can display your very sophisticated throw blankets and also keep them within reach when the temperature drops.

    reviewer image of the black metal leaning ladder with three throw blankets on three rungs

    Promising review: "Got this for our new home and absolutely love it! It took me but five minutes to completely assemble it. It's incredibly sturdy for the price and material, and it's angled well to fit up against the wall completely evenly!" —Savannah Toller-Call

    Get it from Amazon for $38.45+ (available in four finishes).

    20. A darling cropped sweatshirt whose elegant scalloped detailing can dress up even your most distressed of blue jeans.

    reviewer wears scallop bottom sweatshirt

    Promising review: "This top is really great for a casual or dressy look! It is a soft lightweight sweatshirt fabric and the scallop detail really makes this unique. It fits true to size." —Erica

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 12 colors).

    21. A rechargeable electric wine opener because your kitchen deserves a boozy upgrade. No more twisting and twisting and hoping the cork doesn't snap in two.,

    Several reviewers who experience arthritis and other pain issues with their hands revealed that this thing comes in extra handy!

    Promising review: "This bottle opener is so convenient. It looks great, works awesome, and has a long battery life. Not much else to say. We love this bottle opener. We can also leave it off the charger for a while with no problem using it days later." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.49 (available with free Amazon tech support)

    22. And a pair of stemless, aerating wine glasses will help you taste all those chocolatey, berry-licious notes in your favorite Pinot. No more decanting full bottles of wine!

    Aerating wine glass cup

    Promising review: "We tested them by comparing the wine before and after using the glass and there WAS a difference in the quality of the taste. Most items are mostly hype but this one seems to be real. Besides, it's cute to watch it flow." —KHofferMD

    Get it from Amazon for $50 (for a pair).

    23. A set of four acrylic canisters perfect for storing cotton swabs, cotton balls, and cotton pads. Because keeping them in their drab cardboard and plastic packaging is not okay anymore.

    reviewer image of two clear acrylic canisters one with cotton balls and the other with swabs

    Promising review: "This is a perfect size! I use reusable cotton rounds and I find it difficult to find a holder for them. Most are too small. These are large enough to fit my cotton rounds and cotton swabs. I couldn't be happier! —Emily A. McKnight

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    24. A RoboVac that quietly cleans under your couches and chairs, so you can focus on more important things like keeping your pinky up while drinking wine.

    This smart vacuum has a sensor to help it avoid falls and obstacles. Oh, and it automatically recharges!

    Promising review: "This thing sucks...Its suction is so much stronger than the Roombas I have had. It picks up so much dust and pet hair. We do a full vacuum every other week with my Dyson, so I think of the robot vacuum as a supplemental vacuum. I was shocked at how much was in the dustbin after it's inaugural cleaning! I work from my home office, and this thing is quiet enough that I don't even turn it off during conference calls. This might be the thing I am most impressed with. My last Roomba was LOUD; you couldn't even have a conversation with someone in the same room, let alone someone on speakerphone." —LB

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99+ (available in black and white).

    25. A sleek stainless-steel carbonator if you have a seltzer problem you have no intention of trying to get rid of.

    a model turns the lever on the Aarke carbonator

    Promising review: "I save so much money! I will never ever buy seltzer water from the store again!" —LaLa

    Get it from Amazon for $219+ (available in six colors).

    26. A set of stackable fridge storage bins so you can more easily keep track of what you do and don't need to add to your shopping list.

    reviewer image of four stackable bins with fruit in them in a fridge

    Promising review: "I appreciate how much more organized my fridge now is. No longer do I have lots of tiny jars and packages lost behind more frequently used containers. Even my husband puts things back in the bins!" —Sabra Briere

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two set sizes).

    27. A pack of minty, woven Coco Floss because your teeth and gums deserve better than floss that just kinda moves plaque from one side to the other. Coco Floss is made of fibers that work to grab everything that shouldn't be there.

    BuzzFeed writer Taylor Steele holds up a container of coco floss up to her mouth
    Taylor Steele / BuzzFeed

    I am proud to say that I am a Coco Floss convert! I use it every single day (humble brag, my dentist is proud of me). Wanna know what I love about it? Good, cuz I was about to tell you anyway. Firstly, it smells and tastes good. Sure you can get minty floss, but they feel plasticky and don't get all the grime and guck out from between your teeth. I can feel the fibers of my Coco Floss scrubbing to make sure there's no plaque buildup. And this is a small thing, but it doesn't stick to my fingers when I'm done with it. Am I the only one who has to shake it like a polaroid picture to get used floss off my hands? If I'm not, then Coco Floss is for you.

    Get a 3-pack from Amazon for $25 (available in four colors).

    28. An Alexa-compatible Fire HD tablet you'll be able to fit your whole life onto! From reading books and watching movies, to calling loved ones and posting on Instagram, you'll have convenience at your fingertips.


    Promising review: "I'm so thrilled with my Fire HD tablet! It works fast, has great internet results, and hold hundreds of books without taking away too much storage. Upgrading was the right decision! I'm ALWAYS on it enjoying a good book." —alice hubbard

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99+ (available in four colors).

    29. A luxurious spa bidet from Tushy that'll allow you to adjust the water temperature for optimal tushy comfort. You won't be able to go back to just regular ol' toilet paper ever again.


    Promising review: "I can't imagine not having this now. I just feel so much fresher after using it. It looks nice and is well worth the money. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone." —Sharon L

    Get it from Tushy for $119 (originally $149; available in three colors with five knob colors).

    30. A resin geode wireless charger because it'll double as some rockin' decor! And you can get it in any color you want!

    the navy emerald resin geode charger
    Uncommon Art Decor/Etsy

    Uncommon Art Decor is a small business using resin to create unique and practical home goods. Cute and useful? We love to see it.

    Promising review: "I. Love. This. Charger. It is so beautiful and she added extra colors for me as requested and it just turned out stunning." —Sceven

    Get it from Uncommon Art Decor on Etsy for $29.

    31. The Always Pan from Our Place if you're never sure what pot, pan, or tray to use to roast, saute, or steam. This multi-purpose pan braise, sear, steam, strain, saute, fry, boil, serve, store, and so much more. Finally take the guesswork out of cooking.

    Our Place

    As someone who neither enjoys cooking nor is particularly good at it, the Always Pan has made being in the kitchen feel like less of a chore. It's even made it, dare I say, bearable! Having one pan that can do everything means I don't have to second guess every cooking decision I make. I can boil and prepare pasta in it. And I can roast brussel sprouts. And I can make the perfect fried egg. And I can steam dumplings. The best part is that, everything slides so seamlessly out of the pan and onto the plate, which also makes clean up super fast and easy. Both the amateur (read: reluctant) cook and the more seasoned chef will enjoy creating fan favorites and new recipes in the Always pan!

    Promising review: "My Always Pan has exceeded my expectations with both its beauty and quality of its functional everyday use." —Delia

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in seven colors).

    Still on the fence? Check out our full Our Place Always Pan review to hear from seven BuzzFeed writers.

    32. A waterproof notepad — hate it when you get a great shower idea and then forget the second you dry off? Use this eco-friendly pad and soy ink pen to jot down your best and brightest ideas.

    reviewer image of a note written on the aqua notes which are mounted on a wet shower wall

    Promising review: "For someone with mild ADD or anxiety as I have, this was life changing. It seems silly, but for anyone with a busy life or just stressed anyway, this is one of the simplest, most valuable things I can think of. Beyond that, have 5-starred it because I've had one for 18 months and can't find any flaw or way the product can be improved. It's simple and does what it's supposed to." —Adrian J Gell

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    33. A Kindle Paperwhite so you can finally catch up on your To Be Read list. This waterproof Kindle now comes with Audible, so you can listen to your favorite true crime books while lounging in the bath.

    Hand holding the Kindle

    To learn more, check out our Kindle Paperwhite review.

    Promising review: "This year, I am traveling to many different countries and have been reading more than I have ever been. I did not want to take physical books with me on trips for the obvious reason that it takes up space and weighs down my luggage. That’s when I decided to see about the kindle paper white. Man, am I pleasantly surprised by this device. It’s compact, portable, really minimizes glare, and the backlight is phenomenal for reading in different lighting. In fact, I can now read in the dark without keeping my husband awake with a reading light." —LinaRi

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99+ (available in four colors and with 8 GB or 32 GB of storage).

    34. A pair of sustainably-made, medium-impact leggings you'll feel comfortable squatting in. These skin-tight leggings will stretch and breathe along with you as you hike, run, and downward dog.


    Mate is a women-owned and women-run small clothing business dedicated to clean living and making clothes sustainably and ethically. 

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about ordering leggings from any where but Lulu, BUT I am so glad I did! These Mate leggings are so buttery soft! They have so much stretch and the color is adorable! They're perfect for wearing to the gym or out and about. I would recommend a no-show underwear as the lighter colors do show more lines. But overall I’m super happy and I will be ordering more colors!!" —Susanna

    Get it from Mate for $68 (available in women's sizes XS–3X and in four colors).

    35. A dual phone sanitizer and charger sleek enough to fit seamlessly into your decor. If you're a clean-freak with a chronically 1% battery phone, this super cool gadget has got you covered.

    reviewer image of a smart phone inside the dual phone sanitizer and charger

    Promising review: "This is just what I had hoped it would be. It doesn’t take up any room. It is lightweight and easy to use. I have already cleaned my cell phone, glasses and wallet. It gives me peace of mind in this time of pandemic. It sure beats wiping everything down with alcohol. I am happy to have it." —Sandy Clancy

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

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

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