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    23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Kinder To Yourself This Decade

    Take some time out for yourself — you've earned it!

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    1. Use these bestselling energizing collagen eye masks to give your eyes the bright look of someone who's well-rested, and definitely did not indulge in a ~little~ too much champers on NYE. If you use them regularly over time, reviewers say you might also see fewer fine lines and dark circles, softened wrinkles, and hydrated skin.

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    They're saturated with plant-based collagen, rose oil, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid that'll deliver a powerful dose of moisture and energy to your undereye area. And they're totally vegan, too!

    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    2. Infuse your water with this iron fish to help naturally inject iron into your diet — with no side effects! Supplements can be pricey, and aren't always suitable for everyone, while this little pal is great for pregnant people, vegans, and even kids.

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    Plus, each purchase price is matched by the Lucky Iron Fish impact fund, which is used to distribute these fish to communities in need.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.25.

    3. Drift off to sleep faster than ever with this minimalistic (and super-soft!) duvet cover set that'll turn any bed into a dreamy oasis. The naturally wrinkled texture means you'll spend less time caring for your sheets, and more time actually using them. Self-love starts with being well-rested!

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    The fade-resistant microfibre will keep your bed looking it's best for a long, long time.

    Get a set on Amazon Canada for $32.99+ (available in three colours, and four sizes).

    4. And if that's not enough, try this natural pillow spray that's infused with vetiver, chamomile, and lavender — three natural ingredients that have been used for centuries to induce deeper, more restful sleep.

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    All it takes is a few sprays on the pillow before bed! A little goes a long way, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.98. If you prefer to test out a pillow spray without committing a big chunk of cash, here's a budget-friendly alternative.

    5. Dose your skin with this hydrating rose water facial mist to give it that self-love glow. It's made without any gunky ingredients (think parabens, dyes, or silicones), and uses only skin-loving powerhouses like rose essence, olive extract, witch hazel, and hydrolyzed collagen.

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    You can also use it to set your makeup, tone your skin after cleansing, or to tame flyaways!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    6. Treat your beard right with this comprehensive beard grooming kit. It has everything you need to primp your facial hair, and take it from woolly to "Whoa!", regardless of what stage (or state) your beard is in.

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    Reviewers adore how easy this kit is to use — and how soft their beards are! Many also mention that regular use of this kit helped them get rid of annoying rashes and itchiness.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.25.

    7. FINALLY solve the age-old problem of drinking enough water with this USB-rechargeable and self-cleaning water bottle that bathes your water in purifying UV light at the touch of a button. This process eliminates up to 99.99% of bacteria and odour-causing germs!

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    The double-walled insulation keeps cold beverages frosty for up to 24 hours and hot beverages scalding for up to 12 hours — plus, it has a waterproof cap! It also intelligently activates every two hours to keep your water (and the inside of the bottle) clean and germ-free. And one charge lasts a full month!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $214.62. Looking to stay hydrated, but don't want to spend big bucks? This insulated water bottle will also do the trick!

    8. Bust any impending sniffles or coughs with this David's Tea Cold 911 herbal tea that's packed with peppermint, eucalyptus, orange peel, apple, and juniper berries. And it's naturally caffeine-free!

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    All these ingredients work together to help boost your immune system, soothe sore throats, and keep you hydrated as you zoom around working on your New Year's resolutions!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.

    9. Wash off the stress with this cedar and cypress body wash that'll make you feel like you're walking barefoot in a forest — even if you're stuck in an apartment in the city. The naturally-derived formula is fully biodegradable, too!

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    But the self-love doesn't stop there. You can rest easy knowing that it's vegan-friendly, and free of chemicals and additives that appear in traditional body washes — plus, the bottle is made of 68% recycled plastic AND can be recycled, too! And if forests are a bit too earthy for you, this body wash is also available in Sea + Surf.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.09.

    10. Get your nails healthy as heck with this nail strengthener that infuses weak, chipped, and peeling nails with calcium and protein. We put a lot of strain on our nails, so give them a hand in undoing some damage.

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    This maximum strengthening formula will help your nails grow big, and strong, and ready for anything! You'll be able to nail that manicure you've been dreaming about in no time.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.28 (available in five formulas).

    11. Treat yourself to some all-natural bath cubes that are scented with natural citrus and lavender essential oils, and made of completely natural and organic ingredients. No need to worry about skin irritants here!

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    Their cool angular shape means they won't roll around, making them a relaxing addition to showers, too. They also have amazing lotion sticks for a super convenient way to keep your skin soft and hydrated.

    Get four cubes on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in five packs).

    12. Take some time for yourself with this state-of-the-art meditation headband that's like having a personal meditation guide. Using a bunch of sensors, it measures brain activity and customizes nature sounds to fit. A calm mind might result in soft rainfall, while an active mind could cause thunderstorms or roaring waves.

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    The headband also connects to the Muse app, so tracking meditations and brain activity is super easy. Over time, you'll be able to see when your brain is tired, angry, or frustrated, and when you're feeling relaxed, happy, and content, and it'll be a lot easier to navigate your way back to a happier state!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $159.99.

    13. Exfoliate dead skin, stimulate your circulation, and promote cell turnover with this exfoliating dry brush. It's made of natural boar hair bristles, with an easy-to-use canvas handle that'll have your skin looking brighter and healthier before you know it.

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    Reviewers love how the bristles are firm, but never scratchy. They even said that their skin felt instantly softer. And it even comes with a handy travel bag!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.98.

    14. Safeguard your skin from too much sun exposure with this mineral sunscreen that's rich in antioxidants and provides broad spectrum protection. It might be hard to think about summer now, but TRUST ME. It's coming.

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    Unlike traditional sunscreens which work by absorbing the sun's rays, mineral sunscreens deflect and scatter UVA and UVB rays without absorbing into your skin. This means there's less risk of skin irritation! Plus, most mineral sunscreens aren't damaging to natural environments so go ahead — dive in!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.49.

    15. Keep your lips healthy and moisturized during the harsh winter with this Grown Alchemist lip repair treatment. It's jam-packed with natural ingredients that'll deliver long-lasting results, without any waxy residue.

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    Every component plays a very important role: watermelon seed extract protects from free radicals, shea butter prevents moisture loss, and rosehip oil promotes cell renewal — and that's just three! If you're looking for a one-stop powerhouse, this is it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $42.

    16. Practice self-love vigorously and often with this hypoallergenic and water-based vegan lubricant that stays slick and soft all night long. It won't irritate skin, won't stain your sheets, and washes out easily with water — win-win-win.

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    It's also compatible with all kinds of condoms and toys. Its uses are limited only by your imagination!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    17. Use this all-natural apple cider vinegar in your salad dressing, as an all-natural zit zapper, as an all-purpose cleaner, as a probiotic booster to your fave face mask, or as LITERALLY just about anything else.

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    It's made from organically-grown apples, and has reviewers raving about all the health benefits they've noticed after using — you can even drink a small amount daily to help with digestion. Just make sure you use a straw to protect your enamel!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.39.

    18. Fight winter dehydration with this adorable mini ultrasonic humidifier that'll help keep your skin and sinuses hydrated and healthy. Using an activated carbon filter, it rids water of microorganisms and negative ions before quietly misting it into the room. It doesn't hurt that it looks cute as heck, too!

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    It even has a nightlight function, so you can keep from bumping into that one piece of furniture EVERY. SINGLE. NIGHT. on your way to the bathroom. It's not suitable for essential oils, though, so if you're looking for a diffuser or nebulizer, check out this stylish option.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.89+ (available in three colours).

    19. Keep your tootsies toasty with these plush slipper booties that'll envelop your feet in cloud-like comfort. Wear them while reading to keep your feet from freezing as the temperature falls, or slip them on after a bath to continue the spa-like experience.

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    They also have a super-handy non-slip grip on the bottom, so you won't be doing any Risky Business impersonations soon — but you also won't be sliding around the kitchen like Bambi on ice, so I'd say this is a plus.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in three colours and two lengths).

    20. Turn your bathtub into a spa with some epsom salts that are scented with natural lavender essential oils for maximum relaxation. They also help with sore muscles and skin exfoliation, and are even said to aid with sleep!

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    They're also great for soaking feet that are busy bouncing around trying to complete New Year's resolutions.

    Get a three-pound bag on Amazon Canada for $6.98.

    21. Nip migraines, tension, and puffy or dry eyes right in the bud with this gel bead eye mask that can be used hot or cold. It's also great as a great addition to a nighttime routine.

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    The back has a silky-soft, plush lining that keeps eyes feeling comfy and cozy, and the adjustable strap means you'll always have the perfect fit!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.

    22. Satisfy your sweet tooth with some dark chocolate with sea salt that'll also fill you with iron, magnesium, antioxidants, potassium, and a BUNCH of other healthy goodness. Don't @ me, it's science.

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    The rich, creamy dark chocolate and crunchy flakes of sea salt are the perfect sweet-salty experience!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.98.

    23. Lastly, flush away your worries with this bestselling bidet attachment. It fits right over your existing toilet and is made of metal, ceramic, and braided steel (unlike traditional plastic!) so you know it's going to last. It'll keep you feeling fine and fresh all year long!

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    It also comes with everything you need to get it up and running, plus an 18-month warranty, so there's no such thing as a ~bad day~ with this bidet.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $40.57+ (also available in blue).

    Taking that self-lovin' vibe with us into 2020:

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