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    28 Small Things You Deserve To Treat Yourself To In 2022

    You owe it to yourself, baby.

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    1. A bottle of OPI cuticle oil that'll keep your digits in tip-top shape. Reviewers say it's the only product that healed their damaged nails and ragged cuticles (and that it even works wonders on any eczema patches on their hands).

    someone holding up a bottle of the cuticle oil
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.40.

    2. An exfoliating body scrub that'll soften your skin while tackling your lil' skin annoyances (razor burn, please see yourself out). It also contains a smidge of antiseptic tea tree oil that'll prevent breakouts and soothe keratosis pilaris.

    a person using the scrub on their legs
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    It's gentle enough for sensitive bits, too, like your bum and bikini line.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30 (available in three scents).

    3. A pair of repairing hand masks if regular lotion just ain't cutting it anymore. They're unscented and packed with shea butter and prebiotic oat extract that'll stop dry skin in its tracks (just make sure to massage all that goodness – don't rinse!).

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    "My hands are pretty dry already and with increased hand washing, my skin is feeling extra parched. I normally bathe my hands in cream, but it's just not enough. Enter these ~handy~ hydrating masks. First, I love that they're gloves. I've tried other masks that have a mitten shape and it's hard to sit still for 15 minutes while they work their magic. With these gloves I still have a bit of dexterity, so I can work on my laptop, clean, or whatever I need to do in the meantime. And afterwards, my hands feel so soft and moisturized." — Kaysey Davis

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $4.99. Also available in a foot mask.

    4. A pack of NSFW planning stickers that'll motivate you to get your life in order. It's got options for every occasion, including ones for that damn haircut you've been putting off (no, seriously, there's a "damn haircut" sticker).

    several sheets of nsfw planning stickers

    You'll get 12 sheets with over 500 different stickers.

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $8.50.

    5. A whitening pen if you wanna start the year off with a fresher smile. It's safe for sensitive chompers, won't damage your enamel, and has a built-in applicator so you can swipe it on and get on with your day.

    a smiling person using the whitening pen on their teeth
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    No rinsing or scrubbing required, either!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.

    6. A pair of bone-conducting headphones if you're tired of shoving plugs and buds into your ears. Reviewers say the sound quality is out of this world, while still allowing them to tune in to their surroundings.

    a person wearing the bone conducting headphones outdoors
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    Since they're light as air and sweat-resistant, they're perfect for your next pump sesh, too.

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $169.95 (available in four colours).

    7. A facial cleansing pod that'll quickly and easily scrub away the day's debris. Each corner has different nodes for different skin types so you'll always get the treatment you need (without having to swap out brush heads).

    a trio of triangle-shaped face scrubbers
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    Reviewers say it outperforms other, more expensive scrubbers on the market, at a fraction of the price. Make sure you're stocked up on batteries so you never run out of juice!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.64.

    8. A colour-changing lip balm that'll use your own body chemistry to transform into your custom shade. Plus, it's got tons of hydrating ingredients to keep cold temps from turning your smoocher into a peeling mess.

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    "I'm a huge fan of lipstick, but lately I've been skipping a bold lip in favour of a hydrating lip balm or gloss. This lip balm has been my go-to because it not only moisturizes my lips, but leaves a slightly glossy finish and subtle stain on my lips. Don't get me wrong, I have to reapply throughout the day, just like a regular lip balm. I just love how easy it is to create the perfect shade of pink for my lips — just swipe and go. It looks natural and makes me feel less like a corpse on the days I don't want to wear a full face of makeup." — Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.99.

    9. A pack of vitamin C-infused sheet masks that'll give your skin a juicy lil' boost and help fade dark spots and discolouration. They're also packed with fruit-based antioxidants that'll fight damage caused by pollution and toxins.

    Someone holding up one of the sheet masks against a leafy background
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    I am soooo guilty of picking at pimples (SUE ME) so finding a product that'll visibly reduce some of the damage I've done is pretty frickin' great. It doesn't sting or burn, and after ten minutes of hanging out with this on my face, my skin looked smoother and more even.

    Get a pack of five masks from Amazon Canada for $16.95.

    10. A box of Pedialyte electrolyte freezies when chugging water just isn't doing the trick. They're more effective than sports drinks, juices, and sodas (while still being just as tasty).

    A person holding a box of Pedialyte freezies.
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    "I recently went to a cottage with a few of my friends and indulged in a few adult beverages, and let me tell you, everyone loved these the morning after. They're a bit salty but the fruit taste masks most of that (plus, it makes me more aware that I'm getting electrolytes). Heck, they're so tasty, I'd probably snack on one even if I wasn't hungover. They come in a combo pack of grape, blue raspberry, cherry, and orange." — Alice Prendergast

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon Canada for $9.77.

    11. A wireless hand massager if your grabbers are tired from all your hard work. It's got a warming function to ease tense muscles and can even massage each knuckle and finger individually.

    a smiling person dozing off on their desk while the device massages their hand
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    Reviewers say it releases pain from arthritis and carpal tunnel and basically makes their hands feel brand-spankin' new.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.96+ (available in two colours).

    12. A light therapy lamp so you can kick seasonal affective disorder to the curb. Reviewers say it's remarkably effective at boosting moods during the darker months and they love that it's compact enough to fit into just about any living space.

    The light positioned upright on a nightstand; someone is reaching out to adjust the brightness

    It has three adjustable brightness settings.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $52.99.

    13. A wrinkle-releasing mist because let's be honest, ironing ~sux~. Since it's free of dyes and chemical additives (the formula's plant-based), you can spritz this liquid magic on everything from trousers to curtains without worry.

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    I'll be the first to admit that I thought this was kinda gimmicky. Seems too good to be true, right? Well, colour me corrected because holy gosh dang schnauzers does this stuff work. I literally didn't have to do a single thing other than spray it on my unforgivably wrinkly shirt. The smell is amazing, too, and doesn't linger long enough to give me a headache.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.05.

    14. A pair of heatable slippers that'll melt away tension, ease pain, and help your feet relax after a long day. The removable inserts are filled with natural grains, plus lavender buds to really amp up the ~chill~ factor.

    a pair of heatable slippers

    The moist heat is just the ticket for improving circulation, too.

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $27.99 (also available in a smaller size).

    15. A portable cocktail mug so you can enjoy a cheeky one in the park. The sleek silicone sleeve will keep it from slipping from your grasp and it's got a splash-proof lid to keep spills from ruining your day.

    a pair of people clinking the portable cocktail mugs together
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.84+ (available in five colours).

    16. A pack of magical waistband-extending buttons that'll give your tum a lil' extra space. They'll fit onto just about any pair of pantaloons and come in different colours to match your fave denim.


    Reviewers say they're a blessing for the early months of pregnancy, and they can be easily detached when you want a tighter fit.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $11.95.

    17. A set of touch-activated puck lights so you can stop rummaging around in dark closets. They've got an extra-strong adhesive backing, which means you won't even need to hire an electrician to get them set up.


    They're battery-operated, too, so you can pop 'em wherever you like, instead of just where the plugs are.

    Get a set of five from Amazon Canada for $16.99 (available in two colours).

    18. A pair of squishy memory foam slippers that'll make your feet feel positively swaddled. Plus, they're completely waterproof so you can keep 'em on when you take the trash out.

    a person holding up a pair of the waterproof slippers

    They're not only light as air, but they're also lined in plush fleece and have a textured, anti-slip sole.

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $29.90+ (available in eight colours and in women's sizes 6–9.5).

    19. A seamless workout set so you can look as good as you feel when you're getting your pump on. Reviewers say the leggings are totally squat-proof, while the top offers the perfect amount of support — no doubling up necessary!

    someone wearing the matching two-piece workout set

    Get the two-piece set from Amazon Canada for $32.99+ (available in seven colours and in sizes S–L).

    20. A meditation headband that'll let you keep a metaphorical eye on your physical health. It'll pair with your earphones whenever you need a moment of zen and can even track of several body metrics (like your brainwaves and breathing rates) that'll help you deepen your practice.

    a person relaxing while wearing the meditation headband
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    And it's got five soundscapes to choose from to accompany your meditation (if you're actually calm enough, you'll hear chirping birds!).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $224.99.

    21. A margarita-scented body wash if you're daydreaming of your next tropical getaway. It's rich and foamy and can even double as a bubble bath when you wanna indulge in a soak.

    a bottle of the margarita-scented body wash nestled among tacos, salad, and nacho chips
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24 (available in 12 other scents).

    22. A tin of beard balm that's packed with enough shea butter and argan oil to soften even the wiriest facial hair. You could also use it as a deep-conditioning mask if things are starting to feel a bit frizzy.

    someone dipping their finger into the beard balm
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.59.

    23. A pair of scented massage balls that'll help you knead away your tension. They're infused with natural essential oils to treat you to some aromatherapy, without all the greasiness of massage oil.

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    They come with a carrying bag and a scent-refreshing spray.

    Get the set from Indigo for $33.67.

    24. A jewellery stand because your bling deserves to be tidy and tangle-free. It's got racks for your layering chains, plus perforated bars for stashing your earrings (and even a petite catch-all tray for the rest of your treasures).

    a tiered jewellery rack

    Get it from Simons for $30 (available in two colours).

    25. A tube of waterless body wash that'll transform into a rich lather with just a few drops of water. One pea-sized dollop of the ultra-concentrated paste is enough to clean your entire body!

    a person holding a soapy tube of the waterless body wash

    For reference, one tube can last you for up to two months.

    Get it from Indigo for $28.

    26. A signal-blocking phone pouch if you're in the need of a digital detox. You won't be tempted to check your messages or surf the 'gram (even if you forget to put airplane mode on).

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    Get it from Indigo for $51.

    27. A mini hydro grow kit so you can enjoy fresh herbs all year round. It's got a handy self-watering wick, which means your plant baby will always be perfectly hydrated (when the pot's empty, it's time to top up).

    a person plucking a leaf off their mini herb plant

    Each grow kit comes with a packet of organic seeds, a glass vase with ceramic insert, soil, two wicks, and easy-to-follow instructions.

    Get it from Indigo for $19.50+ (available in seven herb options).

    28. And lastly, a password logbook that'll help you keep track of all your log-in info (oh, I need a capital letter, a number, AND a special character? Cool). It's got alphabetized tabs and has spots for other relevant info, too, like software license or account numbers.

    the password logbook stacked on top of a spiral notebook next to a laptop

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.99+ (available in four sizes and 15 colours).

    My vibe for all of 2022:


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