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    37 Things To Help Put A Little ~Spring~ In Your Step This Season

    From skincare products to new hobby ideas, we've got what you need to get the most out of spring.

    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 kukui oil enriched body lotion if the warm weather brings with it annoyingly dry skin. Add this lusciously nurturing cream to your daily skincare routine!


    Promising reviews: "I have fairly dry skin. I spend half the year in the sun and water, the other being miserable in Michigan winters. I have spent YEARS trying to find a lotion that will help. I will never buy anything else and have even set up a subscription. It's not cheap, but a little goes a long way so it lasts a few months. For me it lasts all day and my skin no longer feels itchy. It also sinks in right away, which is very nice. Also the smell is wonderful. I get asked what I'm wearing all the time." —Marissa Cairns

    "I have oily skin that dries out real fast, and this keeps my skin hydrated all day. My relatives could not understand why I pay so much for a skin cream. Until they tried it themselves." —Niq

    Get it from Amazon for $36.

    2. A vitamin-enriched self-tanner that's also 100% vegan. This lightweight and easy-to-use self-tanner is boosted with vitamins C and D for a supercharged, sun-kissed glow.

    Two bottles of the Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist in a desert landscape

    Infused with natural ingredients, hyaluronic acid, green mandarin water, your skin will thank you for *multiple* reasons!

    Promising review: "Where do I begin? If you’re someone who procrastinates on tanning because it's tedious and time-consuming, this is the answer to your prayers. Tanning takes 10 mins max with this. There’s a small learning curve, but it’s much more user-friendly than your typical mousse formula. Best of all it’s so natural looking. No telltale orange streaky hands! I do a full exfoliate and tan once a week or so with a touch-up spray or two in the following days. And boom! Golden glow all the time. It faded away inconspicuously as well!" —akse929

    Get it from Sephora for $42.

    3. An at-home teeth whitening kit because you deserve a smile as bright as the sun. Just pop your custom fit tray in while you re-watch The Office and let its LED light whiten your teeth. If you use this for 10-30 minutes a day for 7-10 days, you'll notice that your pearly whites are two to eight shades lighter!,

    Promising review: "I bought this with hopes it would be a good alternative to the expensive teeth whitening done at my dental office and let me say it was! I saw results in just the first use and now I’m halfway through my 10 days and the results so far are incredible. It’s easy, not time-consuming and the best part is IT TOTALLY WORKS. If I could give 6 stars I would. I even turned my husband on to using it! Will definitely be buying more from CaliWhite!" —Valdez1200

    Get it from Amazon for $40.

    4. A sleek glass pitcher with a stainless steel lid so your Arnold Palmer, cold brew, or fruit punch is easily accessible on warm days!,

    Promising review: "It’s really light but durable. I like that it’s clear so you can see what’s in the container without pulling it out and opening it up like plastic containers. Also the glass cleans up very easily. No staining like in plastic. The 1.5-L pitcher has a rubber bottom, so when I set it on the counter I know it won’t break or slip off. It’s perfect. I’m going to purchase another one for juice." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (available in two sizes).

    5. A pair of wire lightbulb earrings that'll help showcase all the fun and ~bright~ ideas you have for this spring!

    a hand holding a pair of wire lightbulb earrings
    Terra Rings/Etsy

    Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Terra Rings is a small business handcrafting jewelry out of wire and stones.

    Get it from Terra Rings on Etsy for $12 (available in copper and silver).

    6. Sun Bum sunscreen — enriched with Vitamin E, this moisturizing sunscreen spray works hard so you can play hard. This water-resistant and hypoallergenic formula will help you have fun in the sun!

    a model's hand holding the Sun Bum sunscreen spray over a pool of blue water

    Need a more robust sun-care option? Check out Sun Bum's travel kit which includes sunscreen lotion, sunscreen lip balm, and a hydrating cool-down lotion!

    Promising review: "This is by far my favorite sunscreen. It’s the only thing that protected my VERY Irish skin in the Aruba sunshine on our last cruise, and I refuse to cruise without at least two cans. My fiancé and I SWEAR by Sun Bum! I would literally recommend this sunscreen to anyone who wants to enjoy the sun, but not turn into a lobster! 10/10, it's AWESOME!!" —Erin O'Keefe

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four SPF levels).

    7. Or Black Girl Sunscreen's matte SPF crafted with Black women in mind. This gel formula contains aloe, squalene, and shea butter, so you know you're getting natural and moisturizing protection that won't leave white residue behind.

    close up of a black model applying a dab of Black Girl Sunscreen to their face

    Promising review: "I love how it goes on so sheer. It’s matte and isn’t greasy at all. It works beautifully under concealer or foundation, and it doesn’t leave behind a white cast like other sunscreens. For the first time ever, I am motivated to put on face sunscreen daily because it is so good!" —L Wells

    Get it from Target for $17.99.

    8. A charming acorn-shaped Bluetooth speaker you can carry anywhere! Don't ~squirrel away~ your pop-filled spring playlists.

    reviewer image of the mini bluetooth nut speaker hanging from a tree

    Promising review: "My cousin Carol had ordered one of these and after hearing hers, I really wanted one too. We were stripping and sanding furniture in the garage, and we heard the speaker even over all of that noise. I walk the "ponds" in Florida every evening, and this will be great to carry and listen to my favorite songs. Also might keep the alligators away!" —Penpro6

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    9. A smartphone lens kit that'll allow you to take gorgeous macro and wide angle shots while you're traipsing through fields, cities, and more this spring. Just clip the lens of your choice and the mini LED light to your phone, and snap away!,

    Promising review: "I was concerned when I purchased this lens set that it would feel cheap and result in blurry pictures. The opposite is true. The metal frames are solid and well-machined, and the lenses are very nice and clear glass. This looks like something I might have purchased for my camera. And they give me excellent options when taking photos, which adds to my creativity. They are practical as well because now I can take wide angle shots that capture far more of the view." —Probably did

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    10. A spring-inspired eyeshadow palette with a brilliant mix of bold and subtle shades as well as metallics, mattes, and pressed glitters to experiment with. Dare to be colorful this spring!

    the norvina pro pigment palette volume 4

    Promising review: "I fell head-over-heels in love with this palette the second I saw it! I never thought I would buy a palette online without seeing it in person first, but this was absolutely worth it; it is sooooo much prettier in person. The pro pigment is MARVELOUS. The color payoff is magnificent, and it wears alllllll day at my super sweaty job. The colors all play very well together, and you have endless looks to create whether you want something more natural or super dramatic. I am obsessed with PINK and this palette is dreams come true!! Oh and I really appreciate that it is a nice mix of mattes, metallics, shimmers, and glitters, which all perform wonderfully :)" —estheticobsessed

    Get it from Sephora for $60.

    11. A buttery tinted lip gloss for the perfect pucker! It'll simply melt onto your lips, making them soft, supple, and smoochable.,

    Promising review: "Okay, so I have very sensitive lips. They breakout and dry out on the edges if I try anything "cheap," so I was skeptical about this gloss. But it's SO buttery and pretty! My husband and I both think it smells like cookies LOL. It goes with anything I wear and feels moisturizing; it's my new FAVORITE!! Spend the $4, you won't regret it!!" —Andrea Julian

    Get it from Amazon for $4.12 (available in 25 shades).

    12. A pair of high-performance running shoes from Adidas to keep you on your toes this spring. With responsive cushioning and supportive overlays, you'll be running circles around your local farmers' market!

    an adidas supernova shoe in Core Black / Cloud White / Vivid Red

    Promising reviews: "I'm a nurse, and on my feet for 12 hours at a time. I originally bought these for running and loved them so much that I bought another pair just for work." —KMAE

    "I’m a new runner, and I just replaced my first pair of shoes with these. They provide a lot of comfort, support, and look great. I run two or three 5Ks per week, and these have been perfect for that as well as long walks. With lots of space for toes and a snug fit in the ankle and heal, I’m really enjoying this shoe." —NEWRUNNERK

    Get it from Adidas for $100 (available in women's sizes 5-11 and in nine colors).

    13. A double-wick Yankee Candle if you have dreams of a tropical dream paradise. Fill your room with the warm aroma of coconut blended with pineapple and Tahitian vanilla!

    the Coconut Beach Medium 2-Wick Tumbler Candle
    Yankee Candle

    Promising review: "I needed a new summer scent, and this was the perfect one. The scent fills the room of sweet coconut, and it helps me relax and feel like I'm on vacation." —imsarah

    Get it from Yankee Candle for $26.50 (available in four other sizes).

    14. A minimalist gold ring with an engraved flower so you can always have a bit of the magic of blossoming spring gardens with you.

    close up image of reviewer's hand with the gold YeGieonr handmade flower signet ring on their ring finger

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this ring. It's so delicate looking and looks expensive. I love the simplicity of it. It's quite beautiful! A+" —Kimberly

    Get it from Amazon for $12.62+ (available in sizes 5-10 and in three finishes).

    15. A eucalyptus shower pouch for sinus and congestion relief that'll also make your bathroom feel like a rejuvenating spa. Each eucalyptus leaf was hand cut and then soaked in eucalyptus essential oil. Step into spring feeling refreshed!

    a eucalyptus shower pouch hanging from a bathtub's handle valve
    Eucalyptus Blooms/Etsy

    Over in Charlotte, North Carolina, small business Eucalyptus Blooms creates home goods out of eucalyptus and lavender. So get your bundles, sachets, and bath soaks from here!

    Promising review: "I am in love, oh my gosh! The smell is delightful. I am thankful for the three pouches because I can share them with my family. They're exactly what we need for our three bathrooms. We're so excited for the benefits these offer. I walk into the bathroom and 😍" —Melissa Aguilar

    Get it from Eucalyptus Blooms on Etsy for $11.89+ (available in packs of three or five).

    16. A set of two stemless travel wine tumblers that come with lids to protect your tote bag from Malbec mishaps. They're also insulated to keep your hot drinks hot and your cold drinks cold during your long daily walks.

    two wine tumblers next to each other; one is white and pink and the other is white and gray

    Promising review: "These are GORGEOUS. I was concerned that they would look cheap, but they are super nice. I would give them as gifts to someone if I didn't love them so much. We can enjoy evening wine anywhere without worrying about spilling or breaking a glass. They are very stylish and hold a deceptively large amount of wine lol! I may be buying more for Christmas gifts this season. Very useful." —Genetics

    Get it from Amazon for $21.

    17. A beginner's gel manicure kit from Orly so you can give yourself a professional-looking set of claws. And don't worry if you've never given yourself a gel mani before! Orly's got a step-by-step tutorial for you to follow.

    the complete gel essentials bundle laid out against a light blue background

    Your kit includes: a mini lamp, nail primer, gel overlay, a 3-in-1 cleanser, a bottle of Afterglow, a bottle of Wild Abandon, and a polishield.

    Get it from Orly for $92.58.

    18. A canvas Baggu tote cute enough to be your everyday bag and big enough to carry your everyday needs. Secure your wallet or phone in its inner snap-closure pocket so you can window shop in peace.


    Promising review: "This has become my go-to day bag. The canvas is sturdy and easily carries two large library books without any sign of stress. I love that it is machine-washable. The bag snaps securely closed and is easy to pack on long trips. I have already gifted one to a friend." —Kangourou

    Get it from Amazon for $34 (available in two sizes and 15 colors and patterns).

    19. A breezy tie-front midi dress if you're planning to spend this spring showing off your charm (and legs) and flirting with the wind. Its adjustable straps and tie provide extra support so you don't have to worry about any wardrobe malfunctions.

    reviewer mirror selfie of them wearing the yellow fancyinn tie front midi dress

    Promising review: "I love this dress because it's sexy yet comfortable. It's fitted on top and flowy from the waist down. The material feels soft and cool, which is perfect for a hot day. I am a curvy woman, and this dress compliments my curves perfectly!" —Ms. G

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in women's sizes XS-XL and in 36 colors and patterns).

    20. A pair of dangling sunburst earrings that'll light up every room you walk into! Fashioned out of clay, brass, and wire, these lovely earrings will brighten up any outfit you pair them with.


    meghandmakes is a small business based in Minnesota making unique and custom jewelry waiting to be displayed on your body like artwork.

    Get it from meghandmakes on Etsy for $15.

    21. A boyfriend-style flannel shirt lightweight enough to layer over a crop top and long enough to wear as a dress. Because you deserve options., Instagram: @Whitney.lynn.m /

    Promising review: "This is the best flannel ever. Not only are the pockets usable, but the bottom manages to not be too flared while still not being so shapeless that I'm drowning. I picked my regular size and there's still plenty of room for a long-sleeved shirt underneath for layering. The length is also better than most flannels because it covers my butt, so I can wear it with leggings or shorts and it will look good." —Amanda Y.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in women's sizes S-XXL and in 28 colors).

    22. A wash kit from Bread Beauty that includes a wash, a hair mask, hair oil, and a satin scrunchie to make wash day something you actually look forward to. In case you're wondering, coconut oil, lavender oil, avocado oil, castor oil, and sunflower seed oil are just *some* of the many natural ingredients in each of these products.

    Bread Beauty Supply

    I've used this kit a handful of times, and my goodness does it smell good! And it makes my curly and coily hair super soft!

    Promising review: "After years of battling my hair, I finally found a product that smells amazing, has clean ingredients, and more importantly, loves my curls! This kit had everything I needed for a full hair transformation, and I’m in love! I’ve officially become a life long customer." —Andrea G.

    Get it from Bread Beauty Supply for $58.

    23. A botanical inspiration deck where each card offers a quote that speaks to the symbolism of the flower featured. You can use these cards for daily affirmations to help guide you through the spring!

    reviewer image of five botanical inspired cards laid out below a lit candle and a pink flower

    Promising review: "A beautiful deck! The illustrations are beyond amazing, and the quality of the cards is outstanding! I love that I have a gorgeous deck box to carry them in, but if I want or need to grab them quickly or save space, I have the option of putting them in the little carrying bag that was included. I really enjoy the quotes that are on each card as well as the information provided in the book with different facts about each flower. For example, I didn't know that according to fossil records, the Magnolia was the first flowering plant to evolve! So interesting and neat!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.65.

    24. Denim weekender pants in a medium marble wash that'll go with any top in your closet! It's got a smocked waist and drawstrings so you can easily pull these on and get to the part of the day where you're enjoying the lovely weather outside.

    a plus size model wearing the medium marble wash weekender pants

    Promising review: "These are so comfy and cute!! I love the roomy fit of these jeans. It is nice to take a break from skinny jeans!" —JenniferH

    Get it from Maurices for $49.90 (available in women's sizes 14W-24W).

    25. A pair of classic square sunglasses built to filter out sunlight and make you look like the absolute boss that you are. If you're not already an influencer, you might be after posting a pic of you in these.

    image of reviewer wearing the Tortoise Frame/Gradient Brown Lens sojos classic square polarized sunglasses out on a boat

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these glasses!!! They aren't so big that they are overpowering. I love them because they never get stuck in my hair, and the metal earpieces fit perfectly and comfortably around my ears. Also, they actually do a great job blocking out the sun compared to most stylish sunglasses. These are the perfect glasses to make every outfit look amazing! Definitely my favorite sunglasses!!" —Sam Saile

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 13 colors and patterns).

    26. A super tasty sampler box from Avec to have you sipping delicious cocktails in a matter of seconds! Each flavor lists the best boozy pairings on the can, so no need to take any Mixology 101 courses. Avec is also great for sipping by itself, as my picture below clearly shows.

    Taylor Steele/BuzzFeed, AVEC

    As someone who is not a fan of hard liquor, I can't speak to Avec's flavor profiles as they relate to booze. But, I can tell you that Avec is refreshing, delicious, and makes me feel like I'm treating myself to brunch every time I take a sip. The sampler gives you a taste of each of their flavors: grapefruit and pomelo, yuzu and lime, hibiscus and pomegranate (my personal fave), ginger (okay, also my personal fave), and jalapeno and orange. They've each got their only little surprising and yummy kick, and because they've got about 80-90% less sugar and calories than traditional mixers, it's impossible to feel bad for indulging in them!

    Get it from AVEC for $45.

    27. A stylish pair of leather wedges for a sunny stroll all around town. No, really! Because these shoes have orthopedic cushioning, you'll be able to be on your feet for hours.

    Need a little more height? Check out these wedges from Michael Kors!

    Promising review: "Great quality and amazing fit! They feel like something I've been wearing for months because they're so comfortable. They're not cheap, but they are totally worth the $$$" —Branis Buslovich

    Get it from Amazon for $169 (available in women's sizes 5-11.5 and in six colors).

    28. A handcrafted picnic basket that turns into a bench so you can pack up your lunch in the kitchen and set it up in the park within minutes! You can even get it personalized.

    Mikel Customs

    Mikel Customs is a small business based in Oregon hand making pieces that'll help you enjoy your picnics and wine tastings a little bit more.

    Promising review: "What a neat and creative piece! This will be a perfect addition to outdoor events in the summer. The craftsmanship is wonderful, the seller communicative, and the product arrived as described. I highly recommend!" —Mary Carr

    Get it from Mikel Customs on Etsy for $180 (available for customization).

    29. Wide-leg pants comfortable enough to replace your tried-and-true leggings and fly enough to pair with a simple white tee and still turn heads.

    a plus size model wears the black printed wide leg pants with a white tee that reads "CRVY"

    Kin by Christine is a Black woman-owned based in Los Angeles creating trendy and timeless clothes for plus size women.

    Promising review: "These pants are the real deal. They’re buttery-soft to the point where it feels like you’re wearing a cloud. And you don’t see underwear lines. Love these pants and would buy in other patterns." —Alex Ellis

    Get it from Kin by Christine for $62.95 (available in women's sizes 14-26).

    30. A mesh trim bralette — this is what happens when form and function fall in love. This comfy and supportive bralette is so cute, you'll wanna find a way to show it off.

    a model wearing the chestnut mesh trim bralette with jeans

    I have three different Lively bras all in different styles, but the one thing they have in common is that I always forget that I'm wearing them. That's how comfortable they are. The mesh trim bralette is so stinkin' cute, I have absolutely tried to get away with wearing it as a "crop top" under an open button-down shirt. I blame the mesh lining that makes me feel like a darling daredevil.

    From the straps to the band, this bra allows for a lot of stretch without sacrificing support. Though, I will say, if you're a little more endowed up top, this *exact* bra might not be for you. I'd recommend Lively's full coverage bralette, which also has mesh detailing!

    Get it from Lively for $35 (available in sizes XS-L and in three colors).

    31. A classically stylish faux leather racer jacket from Levi's because you need the world to know that you are ready to ride!,

    Promising review: "Is it wrong to love a jacket? If so, I’m OK with that! I don’t wear leather and I’ve always wanted a jacket like this. As soon as I put it on, I was in love. The material is buttery soft, the fit hugs my curves, it's nicely lined and it looks fabulous with anything. I appreciated all the zippers and pockets which allowed me to carry my daily essentials. Even in the snow, I stayed warm and dry." —Miss U

    Get it from Amazon for $49.74+ (available in women's sizes XS-3X and in nine colors).

    32. A pack of six mesh string bags that can each hold up to 40 pounds. Say goodbye to single-use plastics and hello to environmentally-friendly food coop visits!


    Promising review: "These work great! I love these bags when shopping for produce. They have a great deal of integrity; they can hold a lot of weight and stretch quite a bit. They were packaged very conservatively and arrived in an airtight Ziploc bag (which I will also reuse!). If it comes to the point where I need more than four, I will definitely buy this product again! I'm very happy." —Zoe Jans

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99

    33. A handblown wineglass whose stained glass appearance will make Sunday brunches chez-vous a tad fancier. And because they're handmade, no two glasses are exactly alike!

    one antoni barcelona painted wine glass next to its box packaging

    Promising review: "I can’t rave enough about these wine glasses. They are absolutely gorgeous! The design is stunning, and the size is perfect for letting your wine breathe after you pour a glass. I thought the picture online was outstanding, but when I opened the box they were even more beautiful." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    34. A breezy cold-shoulder top to help you sass up any 'fit. Made from a soft, breathable and stretchy fabric, it's clear you won't have to sacrifice comfort to look amazing this spring.

    a plus size reviewer wearing the black allegrace cold shoulder top with floral plants

    Promising review: "This shirt exceeded my expectations. The fabric is very soft and flowy. I purchased two of these shirts, and I think I will get another one. It is such a cool material, but it does not cling. It's awesome for this scorching Florida heat. It's long enough to wear with leggings but not so long so you couldn't also wear it with capris or jeans. I have never left a review for an item of clothing, but I feel this shirt is very deserving." —Tracie

    Get it from Amazon for $20.96+ (available in women's plus sizes 1X-4X and in 26 colors and patterns).

    35. A collagen-regenerating moisturizer with SPF 30 so you can increase your skin's elasticity while also protecting it from UV damage. It's got hyaluronic acid to help you retain moisture, and it absorbs super quick so you don't have to worry about any white streaks customary of some sunscreens.

    two bottles of Naeli Face Moisturizer with SPF 30 atop cement display stands

    Promising review: "It’s hard to find a daily face cream that works effectively to moisturize, prevent UV damage, and provide a suitable base for makeup. This face cream is VERY EFFECTIVE — I love it! It’s made in the USA and contains hyaluronic acid. I can already see a difference in my face and neck. It has even begun to lighten the dark spots on my face. I especially like the way it goes on; it spreads evenly and absorbs quickly, creating a dewy look on my face." —EEMF

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    36. A casual sleeveless dress that can be easily dressed up with cork wedges and a belt. Unless you're *not* gonna spend this spring trying to break hearts?

    reviewer mirror selfie; they're wearing the light green Mitilly sleeveless v-neck button down dress

    Promising review: "This dress is utter comfort without lacking style! It's seriously butter soft and has my most favorite thing: POCKETS! I want to get more in different colors because it's the perfect casual dress during the summer whether you are home or running errands." —Jason & Stefanie

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in women's sizes S-XL and in 14 colors and patterns).

    37. A cotton-soft starter set from Knickey full of organic undies you'll feel good in all day. Get all five styles, try them on, and find the one(s) that best suits you. Bonus: when you send back old undies to be recycled, they'll add a free pair to your next order.

    a plus size model stands in front of a pink background wearing the mid rise brief in the color cloud nine

    If growing up has taught me anything, it's that not all underwear is created equal. I've experimented with so many styles and brands, and thought I was doomed to a life of sad granny panties (because, let's face, they're comfy). But the second I put on a pair of Knickey's mid rise briefs, I knew I had found the one. They're soft and simple, but still look cute. As someone with chronic sensitivity issues down under, these undies are a true breath of fresh air. And by that I do mean that these are quite breathable. If you're not sure if the underwear you're currently wearing contain synthetic fabrics or toxic chemicals, maybe just toss 'em out and get yourself some Knickey undies!

    Get it from Knickey for $60 (available in sizes XS-XL, five styles and in seven colors).

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