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    27 Things That’ll Feel Like Retail Therapy (But Are Actually Pretty Handy)

    Useful, fun, and totally worth it.

    1. This hair-removing tool that'll help eliminate unwanted fuzz with minimum ouch. Reviewers are obsessed with how gentle it is on sensitive skin, and say it doesn't cause annoying ingrown hairs. And it's even effective on ultra-short growth, which means you don't need to wait before trimming again.

    A person using the tool to remove hair from their upper lip

    2. This faux sheepskin rug, so you can turn ordinary chairs, benches, and sofas into cozy lil' nooks. And since it's synthetic, you don't have to worry about dander causing allergic reactions (#bless).

    3. This pack of snazzy hair clips that'll jazz up any hairstyle. With 20 pieces to choose from, you'll be able to match it to your outfit, spice up a boring ol' updo, or just dress up unwashed hair.

    4. This Mario Badescu silver powder that's basically every blackhead's nightmare. Think of it like a plunger for stubborn, clogged pores! Dip a moist cotton pad into the powdered sugar texture, then press onto affected areas. Wipe it off after 10 minutes, and bask in your rejuvenated complexion.

    A jar of powder is tipped over on a blank surface and has spilled out, demonstrating its powdery texture

    5. Some hexagonal mirrors that can be configured however you want for a completely bespoke wall decoration. These stickers are a great way to create the illusion of space in small apartments, or an alternative to traditional wall-hung mirrors.

    6. This rose quartz gua sha tool that'll encourage circulation in your face and help improve your complexion. It also helps fight puffiness, dullness, and tension — just pair it with a serum or cream to avoid unpleasant tugging!

    7. This folding lash comb that'll give you incredible definition. The tapered bristles will glide right between your lashes and help eliminate any clumps left over from your mascara. Reviewers say it captures even the teensiest lashes!

    8. These crystal nail files, so you can fix snags and chips on the go. Because they have a fine grit, they'll give you ultra-smooth results. And reviewers love that they don't pull or tug at cuticles, and say they last a lot longer than old school emery boards.

    9. This ultra hydrating lip cream that uses olive oil and aloe to soothe chapped smoochers. Reviewers really love that it's unscented, and say it's super gentle on sensitive skin, too.

    A person applies the lip cream to their lips

    10. A David's Tea relaxation kit that'll help to soothe and ease basically all your stresses. The kit comes with three decaffeinated and de-stressing tea blends that taste delicious, and will help you relax almost instantly. Aaah...

    A flatlay of the three included teas, a mug, and a sleeping mask

    11. A protein hair treatment that'll infuse your strands with protein and amino acids for a glossy, smooth mane that doesn't feel heavy or greasy. And reviewers say it basically eliminates frizz, too!

    12. This stylish smart health tracker that'll keep tabs on everything from calories you burn, all the way through to your reproductive health. The water-resistant body is wrapped in stainless steel, so you can go ahead and wear this 24/7. And since it looks like a stylish piece of jewelry, there's no reason you wouldn't!

    13. A set of cork emoji coasters that might actually remind you to use a coaster, for god's sake. Cork is incredibly lightweight, which means these charming lil' guys won't damage your furniture if you accidentally drop them. They also absorb moisture, so your tabletops will stay free of damage!

    A close up of the emoji coasters on a tablecloth

    14. These hair coils that are way hardier than ordinary elastics, won't leave bumps in your hair, and look cute as heck on your wrist. And once they get a little stretched out, just drop them in hot water and watch them shrink right back to their original size.

    A hand holding several of the clear, coiled hair ties

    15. This coffee canister that'll keep your beans fresh for longer. It may look like a standard container, but it's packed with handy features — like a two-way valve lid that locks out air and releases CO2, which keeps coffee beans from tasting stale.

    The coffee canister on a wooden counter

    16. This cooling gel eye mask that'll de-puff tired, sleepy eyes and help fight migraines in the process. The flexible shape makes it easy to apply wherever you need a dose of therapeutic cold, like on itchy bug bites, bruises, or sore muscles.

    A person relaxes with the gel eye mask

    17. A couple of extra-long silicone drinking straws, so you can slurp up your shakes, smoothies, and iced coffees and know you're not contributing to landfill waste. Each set comes with five straight and five bent straws so you can actually use them for just about everything. You can also cut them down for kids' cups!

    18. A pocket-sized espresso maker that makes brewing a hot, delicious cup of espresso easy, peasy, coffee squeezy. It's designed to be completely portable — and you don't need any electricity or batteries, either.

    19. These granite skull whiskey stones that'll help chill down your favourite potable with zero dilution. All you need to do is pop them in the freezer to reap their cooling benefits, and your boozy beverage will stay cool 'til the last sip.

    A close up of the skull whiskey stones inside a glass filled with liquor

    20. A quick-drying hair towel, so you can go ahead and dunk your head in the water during your next beach day. This lightweight wrap will also help reduce frizz and breakage, so your mane always looks its best. There's even a nifty button closure, so you can wear it while changing at the pool, or just when you're getting ready in the morning.

    21. This compact mirror with a built-in light, so you can make touch-ups anywhere — even in the back of a dark Uber. The dual-sided mirror features a 10x zoom, which reviewers say is super helpful when you're trying to tweeze errant brow hairs.

    22. Some gorgeous rainbow flatware that'll lend some flare to your dinner table set-up. They're made of tough stainless steel, which means no rusty spots. And reviewers say they won't fade or get dull after a few rounds in the dishwasher, either.

    Five of the utensils laid neatly on a napkin

    23. This neat mug warmer that'll keep your cup of joe at optimal drinking temperature as long as you want. Reviewers say it's helped their morning java stay hot throughout their entire workday, and love that they don't need to use a microwave to reheat their beverages anymore.

    The mug warmer keeping a mug warm on a desk

    24. A pancake dispenser that'll help make Sunday morning brunch delicious and mess free. The easy-squeeze handle and shut-off valve mean you can dispense a precise amount of batter, and reviewers say it's great for making funnel cakes, too.

    A person dispenses batter onto a hot griddle to make pancakes

    25. A lavender-infused pedicure sponge that'll buff away dead skin and dirt from your tootsies. The addition of tea tree oil helps to keep athlete's foot and funguses at bay, too! Reviewers recommend using it before bedtime, and say they wake up to softer feet in the morning.

    26. This weighted eye mask that'll feel like a comforting hug for your eyeballs. It's filled with small beads that'll curve to your face and help block out all light. Reviewers say it's helped them with eye strain and tension headaches, too. You can even keep it in the fridge for an extra dose of ~chill~.

    A person lying on the couch while wearing the weighted eye mask

    27. And finally, this body shaver that'll make short work of torso tufts, limb locks, and shoulder strands. This baby works just as well wet or dry, so it's perfect for those last-minute trims when you're halfway out the door and you realize you missed a spot.

    A smiling person using the shaver to trim their chest hair

    Retail therapy is therapy, too.

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