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    1. Lavender and eucalyptus shower steamers — start your day with these calming, handcrafted, and essential oil-infused steamers and you'll be ready for whatever gets thrown at you during your next Zoom meeting.

    bag of the herbal zen shower steamers

    The Herbal Zen is a Philly-based small business making natural, aromatherapeutic products to help make sure your days are light and calm.

    Promising review: "This is the best shower steamer I have ever used, and I have tried a lot of them! The scent is robust without being overwhelming, opening up my sinuses while also providing a refreshing burst of energy that lasts all morning. I will definitely be ordering from this company again and I look forward to trying all of the scents." —david e.

    Get a pack of 10 from The Herbal Zen on Amazon Handmade for $20.99.

    2. A coffee dripper for anyone who wishes they lived with their favorite barista. With a reusable stainless-steel filter and easy-to-clean glass carafe, you'll be on your way to perfecting the recipe for a smooth morning in no time.

    Two pour over coffee drippers on a table

    Promising review: "I really enjoy a fresh cup of coffee, and this is a pleasurable and meaningful way to create your own style. You put your own energy into every's relaxing!! What a better way to start your day, before all the road rage and office shenanigans!" —Grdngoddess

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two sizes).

    3. And! A handheld milk foamer to gift to your Corner (of the kitchen) Café so you can add lattes to your menu!


    Promising review: "This is the best thing since sliced bread! No need to spend a small fortune drinking lattes from overpriced venues. A bit of warmed milk, half and half, cream, or dairy substitute, and I am my own successful barista. It takes only a few minutes to create your highly valued frothy latte. It takes the same or sometimes less amount of time to clean it. I am in love with this frother. No need to pay for multiple, expensive attachments that you don’t need. Warm your dairy/nondairy source, add your spices, and froth away — light, heavy, just right. You make it your way, and for a lot less." —SMP

    Get it from Amazon for $9.29+ (available in five colors).

    4. A shark-shaped bath bomb that'll turn your calm seas into a bit of a massacre. But because each bath bomb is made with citric acid, kaolin clay, and grape-seed oil, you'll emerge from your bathtub/ocean with softer skin!

    Soft Skin And Bubbly Sins/Etsy

    Based in Collins, Georgia, small Etsy shop Soft Skin And Bubbly Sins creates unique, pop culture–inspired bath bombs!

    Promising review: “LOVE THESE BATH BOMBS! They are the perfect blend of humor and self-care. The owner included a wonderful handwritten note, soap sample, and an extra bath bomb for me to try. They smell amazing and I can’t wait to test it out! Will definitely be a repeat customer.” —Lizzy Brogno 

    Get it from Soft Skin And Bubbly Sins on Etsy for $6 (available in 50+ fragrances).

    5. A pair of froggy heated slippers because your feet deserve to be warm and ~hoppy~ too!

    close up of the smoko frog heated slippers on a model's feet
    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $48.

    6. Etude House drying powder — control your skin's oil production and keep your face from looking like a pan after you've cooked bacon in it (read: greasy). Reviewers have also applied this to their hair for a freshly washed look.

    Reviewer progression photos showing that throughout the day their face stayed oil-free

    Promising review: "I'm 36 and have struggled with oily, acne-prone skin my whole life. Why did no one tell me about this sooner??? I use a kabuki brush (instead of the small velvet pad they provide) and spread a thin layer of powder all over my face after all other skincare products and before foundation. It literally keeps me shine free for my 18-hour work shifts! On especially hot and humid days, I'll reapply this *lightly* over my makeup halfway through the day. It also seems to have cleared up the smaller blemishes around my nose and chin! Hooray! I wish I could give it more than 5 stars." —Rebekah Zenn

    Get it from Amazon for $5.93.

    7. A BlendJet 2 — compact and powerful, this portable personal blender will help you concoct delicious smoothies in just 20 seconds!


    BlendJet is a small startup based in San Francisco making portable blenders to make getting the nutrients you need easier and quicker.

    I'm not ashamed to say that whenever I use a regular blender to make smoothies, I mess up the amount of liquid it's capable of holding and end up spraying my kitchen with an oat milk surprise. With the BlendJet, I know I'm going to get the perfect amount every time. It's truly so so easy to use. Just throw your ingredients in and press the power button, which will blend your smoothie for 20 seconds. I'd even recommend trying some of BlendJet's JetPack protein shakes. I'm personally a huge fan of the chocolate, peanut butter, and banana one.

    Promising review: “I absolutely love my BlendJet!!! I make my berry protein smoothie every morning in it. And it's so simple and easy to use and clean. I take it to work, too, if I'm working overnights. And my boyfriend just tried it for a shake. He's already hinting that he wants one for Christmas!! Again. Absolutely love this!!!” —Doreen W. 

    Get it from BlendJet for $49.95 (originally $99.95; available in 25 colors/patterns).

    8. A vegan and cruelty-free pore-clarifying clay mask from Blume made to tackle clogged pores and blemishes as well as brighten and detoxify your skin. And it can do all of that because of its powerful blend of licorice extract, aloe vera juice, glycerin, and vitamin E. Oh, and it smells like eucalyptus, so you can't go wrong.

    a model with the superpower clay mask on their face

    Cofounded by two sisters, Blume is a BIPOC woman–owned skincare company creating natural products to help promote healthy skin for people who experience periods.

    Promising review: “I absolutely love this mask! It's going to be a new staple in my self-care routine. I have sensitive skin and this mask works great for me. It leaves my skin feeling soft and supple, and the eucalyptus scent is super calming. I can’t recommend this enough!” —Pavan M. 

    Get it from Blume for $34.

    9. Add a set of two silicone face mask brushes that'll easily and evenly apply any beauty product. No more splotchy face mask applications for you!

    A reviewer applies a face mask with the silicone brush

    Plus, their silicone bristles are easier to clean than traditional brushes and distribute product more evenly!

    Promising review: "I love these silicone brushes; they helped me keep bacteria definitely to a minimum on my face, which is the goal when you don't want acne. It also makes the products that I use last way longer, because I can get everything out of the jar and I can spread the products on my face so much more evenly." —Marisol Porrata-oviedo

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $3.78.

    10. A microfiber hair towel because air-drying your hair shouldn't mean dealing with water streaming down your face and neck, dampening your silk PJs. This super-absorbent wrap will definitely cut down your hair-drying time!,

    Promising review: "I love this hair towel! It’s hard to find ones that have the scrunch to it, it really holds your hair in place. I have very long and thick hair so normal hair turbans without the scrunch do nothing for me. This towel by Kitsch holds every inch of my hair with no problem and DOES NOT ride up!!!!! I love it, PERIOD! And I will be buying another one!!!" —Gia Denise

    Get it from Amazon for $23 (available in seven patterns).

    11. A pack of delectably cute (and durable) cable protectors so your charger and headphone cords stop becoming frayed messes that end up not working anymore.

    reviewer image of the avocado cable hugger on a cord

    Promising review: “These are super cute and stay in place. They've held up great these past few months. They're a burst of adorable fun!” —Laura 

    Get 10 from Amazon for $11.99.

    12. A weighted silk sleep mask filled with lavender and flax seeds to help you sleep, meditate, or just rejuvenate your tired and heavy eyes.

    A model stretches in bed with the purple ASUTRA silk eye mask on her face

    Promising review: "I have had this mask for four months and I honestly love this product. I think this is probably the best Amazon purchase I’ve ever made. I had such trouble falling asleep and had so many stress pains in my head and even in my eyeballs! This is literally perfect for what I needed. It smells like lavender and is silky smooth. I used to lie awake for one to two hours and now with this mask, I fall asleep within 30 minutes. It’s magic. Sometimes I even lay the mask just above my eyes (on the ridge of my brows) and it alleviates so much pressure! It’s so incredibly soothing and I’m so lucky to have found this product. It’s truly changed my sleep quality." —V H

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in five colors).

    13. A motion-activated toilet night-light if you don't want to have to wake yourself up 100% by turning on the bathroom lights when you have to go in the middle of the night.

    Promising review: "This little light has different brightness settings, which make it last longer on the dimmer settings. Other toilet lights that don't offer this feature tend to burn out quicker because there's no way to regulate the brightness. This feature alone is a major selling point. The motion detection is also very sensitive, so it turns on when everything is totally dark if I walk near it. Super easy to install. Just bend the little arm with the light on the end around the rim of the toilet with the unit on the outside and you're done. Recommended and would buy again." —Joe B

    Get it from Amazon for $11.78.

    14. A set of four vegetable savers cute enough to just be decor but they went ahead and made themselves useful, too. Keep your veggies around longer in these dishwasher-safe containers!

    reviewer image of the a set of food savers

    You'll get two onion savers, one garlic saver, and one tomato saver.

    Promising review: “These work very well. I placed a cut onion in the onion container and completely forgot about it for over a week. When I opened the container to toss the contents I was surprised by how well preserved it was; these are much better than bags or other containers I’ve used.” —Deb 

    Get it from Amazon for $15.56

    15. An attachable wine aerator because you can be transported to the most luxe of vineyards by simply infusing air into your wine in order to release its aromas.

    reviewer pours wine through aerator into a wine glass

    Promising review: "These wine aerators are FABULOUS! I do wine demos for different wineries and I don't always have time to let a bottle of wine breathe properly before a demo starts. These greatly enhance the flavor and it makes all the difference in the world. My sales numbers increased greatly. And you can't beat the price!" —AshBash

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    16. The Nori Press — no more worrying about water leakage or burn marks. The Nori Press works without an ironing board and can press and steam your outfits in minutes!

    close up of model using nori to iron a button down shirt

    Nori is a woman-owned small business based in Connecticut hoping to make your life easier with this all-in-one travel iron and steamer.

    Promising review: “I am not an iron girl, but this product sold me. It is so easy to use. The Nori is portable, so I take it with me everywhere. It has helped me to look sharp at weddings and weekends away. At home, I can refresh my dresses and shirts before starting work and going out. I would highly recommend this product to everyone who might be thinking of a change. No more heavy irons and dry-cleaning for me. Thank you Nori!” —Elizabeth M 

    Get it from Nori for $120.

    17. A nail polish holder since giving yourself a manicure shouldn't make you feel like a kindergartner accidentally coloring outside of the lines. Just pop this on two of your fingers, and you'll have sturdy and dependable access to your nail polish.

    reviewer painting their nails while using the nail polish bottle holder, which is securely on their fingers

    Check out our nail polish holder deep dive to learn more!

    Promising review: "I LOVE LOVE LOVE my Tweexy! It used to take me FOREVER to polish my nails. I COULD NOT believe how quickly I got this done!! I used to hate polishing my nails, but I don't anymore. I also used to make the biggest mess, but not anymore!" —Eve Lee Murray

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 12 colors/patterns).

    18. A cute boot-le opener sure to impress anyone in need of its power. These boots were made for walking and so much more!

    a model opening a bottle with the bootle opener
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    19. A pair of stainless-steel toothpaste squeeze stands because there's enough at the bottom of that tube for at least four more brushes. Waste not want not, amirite?

    reviewer image of a tube of toothpaste in the squeeze stand

    Promising review: “These are one of those things in life that you'd have wished you knew about sooner. Not only does it keep your kids from creating mountains and castles out of toothpaste but it also stops your spouse from squeezing from the middle of the tube ALWAYS leaving for half the remaining toothpaste to be stuck in the bottom only to be pushed up by you. These are some seriously well-made tube squeezers. A must-have for every bathroom.” —Aimer L'infiniti 

    Get them from Amazon for $11.97.

    20. A compact and rechargeable clip-on ring light so you look screen-ready during every Zoom meeting and happy hour. Lights, camera, action!

    Promising review: “This little light is awesome and super convenient! It's a powerful little thing that has a good battery life. It's awesome having the three different brightnesses on it, and you can really see the difference between each one of them. I photograph handmade jewelry up close, and the regular flash on the iPhone blows out the photos. But when I use this ring light, it's always perfect. And with the adjustable lighting, it's super easy and fast! Can conveniently take it anywhere! So worth the buy!” —

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    21. Colorful, eco-friendly potty bombs scented with mint and rosemary to give your bathroom a bit of a refresher. Drop one potty bomb in, then let it fizz and disinfect your toilet bowl. All in less than 20 minutes!

    five colored potty bombs stacked in a pyramid
    Altus Advantage

    Altus Advantage is a woman-owned small business based in Canada whose mission is to make the world a more eco-friendly place by creating natural and zero-waste cleaning products and soaps for sensitive skin.

    Promising review: "It worked so well! In Ottawa, the water leaves this pink ring around the toilet bowl for some reason. Usually I need to scrub a lot for it to go away, but this removed it super easily! I will definitely come back for these! Not to mention they're eco-friendly!" —kristen

    Get it from Altus Advantage on Etsy for $12.70 (available in six colors).

    22. An interactive cat dancer toy your kitty will become obsessed with even though it's just spring steel wire with rolled cardboard on the end. It's the simple things in life.

    This has over 17,000 5-star ratings on Amazon!

    Promising review: "I started off reluctantly with one Cat Dancer toy. That day, I ordered three much more expensive cat toys. I didn’t see how this thing could be that entertaining. A month later: We have three more Cat Dancer toys. The more expensive toys may as well be nonexistent compared to the springy wires with cardboard thingies on the ends. I have to hide them on top of the fridge, under the pillows, under the couch. It’s just amazing to everyone in our household how something so simple (and inexpensive) can be our cats' favorite. They beg for this, while the expensive toys sit. So why not give it a try?" —Kimber

    Get it from Amazon for $1.73+.

    23. A sleek, acrylic Squatty Potty so you don't have to wait too long to handle your business.

    the acrylic squatty potty in front of a toilet

    Promising review: "Still works just as well as the original. Does the job propping your feet up, and the new look is unassuming enough to go unnoticed and sleek enough to look cool even if it is. It no longer looks like a device for Grandma's bathroom; it looks like a space-age advanced holo-crapper instead!" —Brandon

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

    24. A gorgeous ceramic pineapple-shaped oil diffuser to make your home feel a bit more like a relaxing day at a tropical spa. All you're missing are two cucumbers over your eyes, and that's an easy fix.

    image of the pineapple diffuser on reviewer's desk

    Promising review: "Love this! I got it for my desk to keep myself in good spirits with uplifting oils! This is everything I wanted and more! Super cute and stylish, and it has a light that can either change every so often or you can fix it to one color." —Rebeckah

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    25. And speaking of, a pack of eye cucumbers infused with cucumber and green tea extracts that work together to soothe and rejuvenate.

    reviewer with face mask and cucumbers on eyes

    Promising review: “Spent the day staring at a computer screen? Fighting allergies? Late night last night? Tired or sore eyes? These cucumber-infused eye pads are your answer! Like a mini spa break right in comfort of your home! Helpful hint: Keep the eye pads in the fridge; the cold and the cooling of the cucumber really help ease the discomfort of tired eyes.” —D'Ann B.

    Get 36 pads from Amazon for $9.95.

    26. A 5-in-1 indoor grill that also air fries, bakes, roasts, and dehydrates so you don't have to rely on food delivery apps to get everything you want! Defrost dinner, sizzle steak, and (air) fry fries to your heart's content!

    Promising review: "This is now my favorite thing in the kitchen. I literally cook with it every day! From my morning crispy bacon to homemade fried chicken for dinner. We also already tried fries and grilling burgers." —Felicity

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99.

    27. A holographic peel-off mask made with ruby powders and hyaluronic acid to help replace any dullness with bright and even complexion. Plus, you'll feel like you've just visited a spa in the year 3000!

    A model peels the holographic face mask of their face

    Promising review: "I love this mask. Overall, it does everything I hoped it would. I have super-sensitive skin that reacts to almost everything, but this mask has kept my skin super soft and blemish free. Even when I do get a blemish, I use the mask, and it’s basically gone by the next day. Oh, and best of all for a peel-off mask — IT ACTUALLY PEELS OFF IN ONE PIECE! Overall, great mask, highly suggest, and will buy again." —kmf95

    Get it from Amazon for $16.55+ (available in two colors).

    28. A time-marked, 1-gallon water bottle because you've been ending each day with a dehydration-induced headache and you don't have to live like that.

    reviewer holding up their transparent, gallon water bottle

    This has over 22,000 5-star ratings on Amazon!

    Promising review: "I was challenged to buy a 1-gallon water jug and use it with two other people. I am the only one still using it daily. As a result of increasing my water intake, my skin is softer, and my energy is better. I drank four coffees a day, but now the coffees are gone, replaced by the water. This changed my life and I will continue to use my water jug. I think everyone believes they drink enough water a day but using a measuring system puts it into perspective how little water we actually drink every day as opposed to coffee, soda, or sports drinks. This is worth trying especially with other people to motivate you." —Rachel Gaspar

    Get it from Amazon for $12.35+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    29. A large outdoor blanket — not only is this blanket water-, wind-, and sand-proof but it's also made with a super-cozy fleece to keep you warm.


    Promising reviews: “My best girl and I went to Cedar Breaks to hike the rock formations there. It started raining and rather than just pick up and leave, we sat under my new Brawntide waterproof blanket and enjoyed the moment.” —Michael

    "So, I bought this blanket mainly for those nights around the campfire when the wind picks up enough to give you a chill, and recently I had the opportunity to give it a test drive. So far I am really impressed by the quality of this camp blanket. The outside layer is waterproof, the underside is fleece-lined, and between the two layers it's enough thickness to stop the wind in its tracks." —Austin May

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in five colors).

    30. A portable, Alexa-compatible retro Bluetooth speaker so you can easily have a dance party in any and every room of your home.

    image of reviewer placing ivory speaker on a floating shelf

    Promising review: "It’s so cute! I got it in flamingo pink, which my little one loves. It’s a shiny, glossy finish, beautifully and elegantly made! It’s compact, small, and portable. Very pleasant and satisfying shape aesthetically! Large power-on, volume, and pairing-up buttons on the right underside and adorable blue indicator light on the left. It’s easy to pair with a phone and a laptop by Bluetooth. The sound is incredible for such a small device! Plus the built-in mic is great for using at home or in the car. It’s very convenient to charge by using a micro USB. I’m pleased with my purchase and would recommend to my friends." —Olivia

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89+ (available in six colors).

    31. An easy-squeezy batter dispenser sure to make breakfast time move so much quicker (and be way less messy).

    image of reviewer holding a full bottle dispenser above mickey mouse shaped pancakes in a pan

    Promising review: “So, my son absolutely loves Mickey and I couldn't wait to make him some Mickey pancakes using my new pancake pen! I love that both ends open for easy batter pouring and cleaning! It also allows me to keep the batter for longer if I don't use it all at once. No spilling or splattering, just perfect Mickey pancakes and the excitement on my son's face is all worth it!” —Kelly Daniel 

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in three colors).

    32. A Bluetooth sound bar with enhanced bass because you deserve to be fully, aurally immersed in the cinematic universe that is The Fast and the Furious franchise.

    the soundbar mounted to a reviewer's wall below a TV

    This has over 5,000 5-star ratings on Amazon!

    Promising review: “The bass is awesome and sound quality is excellent. I installed it just above my TV and it works great. The Bluetooth connection makes sound transfer easier. My son has a favorite song and keeps asking me to open it with 'that bar' :). And the package has everything I need: wall mount hardware, cables, remote control, and manual. No need to go to local hardware store!” —Erol Ak 

    Get it from Amazon for $75.96+ (available in three sizes).

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