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    30 Splurge-Worthy Products That’ll Help Upgrade Your Entire Life

    Treat yourself before you treat others.

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    1. A 7-in-1 Instant Pot that'll consolidate several appliances into one and get dinner on the table faster.

    Amazon

    This handy kitchen gadget has seven functions: rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer. Read our full review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This is quite possibly the coolest, most versatile kitchen gadget I’ve ever owned. I love it so much that I’ve purchased two more for friends and relatives. What can it do? I think the real question is 'What can’t it do?' I truly believe you could replace every cooking appliance (including your oven and stove top) and do EVERYTHING in the Instant Pot. I purchased two sizes for my own use: the three-quart (which is my almost-every-day workhorse for two person dishes) and the eight-quart (which I bring out to handle my dinner party dishes). Everything I’ve tried has been fabulous. In the realm of kitchen appliances, there is no better investment than the Instant Pot. Highly recommended!!!" —Stereoman

    Get it from Amazon for $59.88+ (available in three sizes).

    2. A silk pillowcase so you can point to your very smooth hair and say, "Yes, I actually did wake up like this."

    Amazon

    Promising review: "One of the best prices for the value for silk pillowcases I've found. Very good material, and I LOVE the zip closure so they don't ever start to come off the pillow. The silk really helps with my skin and also helps the hair around my face to not get frizzy from tossing and turning. Definitely would recommend." —Jessica B

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four sizes and 11 colors).

    3. A facial cleansing brush to thoroughly wash the makeup and dirt off your face. It'll gently exfoliate your skin as well.

    Amazon

    Read our full review of the Foreo Luna Mini 2!

    Promising review: "I'm in my late thirties and am still struggling with cystic (hormonal) acne. I needed three to four products to hide the suckers, but after a couple days of using the mini, my skin looked better. A few months later and my skin looks and feels more amazing. It's soft and smooth. I still get breakouts, but they're smaller and heal within a day or two. I've got a whole cabinet full of skin products and makeup that I just don't need anymore. Yes, I agree that it's pricey, but think of how much you'll save on other skincare products that you won't need anymore!" —M Gannon

    Get it from Amazon for $118+.15 (available in six colors).

    4. A pair of water-resistant leather Chelsea boots so you won't have to sacrifice style for practicality on a rainy day.

    Nisolo

    Promising review: "When my tried-and-true Chelsea boots were finally beyond repair, I decided to replace them with these and I'm so glad I did! The pointed toe feels sleek and stylish which makes them easy to dress up. I also love the rubber sole since these are my go-to shoe, and I know they will hold up for a long time. I am usually a 7.5 or 8, but I got these in an 8. I probably could have fit in the 7.5, but I like having a little extra room for thick socks since the rain-resistance makes them great shoes for cold, wet weather." —Grace H.

    Get them from Nisolo for $228 (available in sizes 6–10 and four colors).

    PLUS when you use the code BUZZFEED20 at checkout before November 28th, you'll get 20% off these beauties! 😮😮

    5. A pair of noise-cancelling headphones for getting some much needed quiet time at work or home.

    BuzzFeed

    These are our luxury pick for the best over-ear Bluetooth headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "While these are on the expensive side, these are hands down the best headphones that I've ever owned and are well worth the investment. It's no secret that Bose has the noise-cancelling market cornered, and these are probably their best model to date. It's still incredible to me how well it works each time I flip on the noise-cancelling switch, and things really do go silent almost immediately. The sound quality is amazing — the treble is bright, the bass is deep and rich, and vocals are crystal clear. The ear cups themselves are extremely comfortable, and I can wear these for hours on a plane or on my commute without any discomfort. While they feel incredibly sturdy and well made, they surprisingly don't feel too heavy. If you listen to music/the radio/audiobooks fairly frequently, then you should seriously consider investing in these headphones. They're the best on the market, incredibly comfortable, deliver amazing sound quality, and feel like they'll last for years to come." —Matt S.

    Get them from Amazon for $349 (available in three colors).

    6. A Dyson hair dryer that'll actually cut down on drying time and help you get out the door faster.

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    This is our luxury pick for the best hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "I adore this blow dryer so much. I had my eye on it since it first hit the market and saved up all my gift cards to finally purchase it on my birthday (it is worth the price tag). Not only is it gorgeous and elegant to look at, it seriously does cut my hair drying time in half. As a college student who is always on the run, this saves me so much time. I have long, thick, dark, curly hair that would normally take over an hour to style. My favorite part of this dryer is how it diffuses my curls. People do notice the difference when I use the Dyson versus when I let my curls air dry. The compliments come rolling in with the use of this dryer. It is really quiet, powerful, and not heavy, making it easy and convenient to use. I do not regret this purchase one bit. For straightening or enchanci​n​g my curls, the Dyson goes beyond my expectation​s." —Prissy515

    Get it from Sephora or Nordstrom for $399 (available in three colors).

    7. A Klean Kanteen insulated stainless steel bottle to keep beverages hot or cold for hours and hours. Plus, it's leak-proof so you can throw it in your bag with no worries.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This canteen has been a lifesaver! One day I went to the zoo, and it was scorching hot. I didn't want to carry the bottle around, but we were at the zoo for hours. When we got back to the car, it was sweltering inside. I handed my friend my canteen which was sitting in the front seat, and she didn't want to take a drink because she thought that it had been in the car too long and was hot water. To her surprise, it was cold. I filled it with cold refrigerated water, drove an hour and a half to the zoo, went inside the zoo for at least two hours, and came back out to a hot car with cold water in this beautiful canteen. This keeps your liquids cold for nearly a whole day depending on how cold the water is when you pour it in. I always top mine off and drink it throughout the day. I suggest getting a sponge or soft brush rod to clean the inside, but overall it is easy to clean. If you are someone that likes to carry water around with you all the time, whether you are b​eing lazy around the house, taking a nice walk, hiking, camping, going to the gym, or need something for your bug out bag, then this is definitely worth every penny." —Richard O Holm

    Get it from Amazon for $23.97+ (available in four sizes and 14 colors).

    8. A slightly oversized denim sherpa jacket for casual days when you want to be warm and comfortable but still look stylish.

    Levi's

    Promising review: "I really thought I could find a jacket like this at a cheaper price, but this is SO worth the investment! I ordered a size larger because I wanted to wear thick sweaters underneath and it fits exactly the way I wanted it to! The relaxed fit is so nice, and it's not cropped." —lexi

    Get it from Levi's for $128 (available sizes XS–XL and in five washes).

    9. A wool blend turtleneck sweater that just might be the coziest thing you've ever put on your body.

    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "This sweater is very big and roomy. I ordered a large (which is my usual size) but I probably would have been okay with a medium. I was worried it might be scratchy, but it is very soft and feels great against the skin. It is a nice, casual sweater to wear curled up on the couch while watching your favorite movie." —Melgerber

    Get it from Nordstrom for $75 (available in sizes XS–XXL and four colors).

    10. A soft and absorbent microfiber hair towel to dry your hair in a fraction of the time it normally takes.

    Amazon

    Read our full review of the Aquis hair towel!

    Promising review: "This towel is amazing! I have thick, long hair that takes forever to blow dry (and for that reason, I don't use a hair dryer). This towel removes so much moisture from my hair in such a short amount of time! Within about five minutes of wrapping my hair up, I can remove the towel, use a spray-in conditioner, and be on my way without having to worry about my hair leaving wet spots on my shirt! So, I finally made this repeat purchase so I have a backup towel in case I lose this towel on a vacation. I love this so much I've been reluctant to bring it with me anyone for fear of losing it. Seriously, I love this!" —Stephanie M Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in eight colors).

    11. A temperature-regulating comforter so your bed won't feel too hot or too cold. It'll be juuust right.

    Macy's

    This comforter is made of Hygro cotton — this kind of cotton features yarn with a hollow core, making it more breathable and softer wash after wash. It's also moisture-wicking and can keep you cool in summer and warm in winter.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $69.98+ (available in sizes twin–king).

    12. A sleep sound machine because a good night's rest is priceless.

    Amazon

    This sound machine has 30 rich and immersive non-repeating sound environments. It also has an optional sleep timer that gently reduces the volume after 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes to allow you to drift off to sleep.

    Promising review: "I have suffered from insomnia all my life and have found if I fall asleep listening to something, I sleep better. I tried falling asleep to the TV, but invariably around 3 a.m., I would wake up listening to crazy infomercials. Then, while traveling, my husband and I stayed in a very nice hotel that had this product in our room. I tried it and slept like a baby the whole time we were there! I knew I had to have one at home and ordered this as soon as we got home. I love that it has so many different sounds to choose from and volume adjustment, and you can leave it on all night or set the timer to shut off. This is a fantastic product, and while not inexpensive, in my opinion, well worth the money." —Lyndel Navarro

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99 (available in two colors).

    13. A sleek Bose soundbar that'll enhance your binge-watching experience without being an eyesore.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "What can I say about Bose products that hasn't already been said? This sound bar far outshines other sound bars of this size. The ability to clarify the spoken word in movies and TV shows has allowed me to be able to enjoy TV again!" —Lea Idlewine

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    14. A KitchenAid stand mixer with just about a million uses (especially when you add attachments) in the kitchen. It'll do all the hard work for you and last for decades.

    Amazon

    This 10-speed mixer has a five-quart stainless steel mixing bowl. It comes with a two-piece pouring shield with a large chute for adding ingredients as well as a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip.

    Promising review: "What can I say? Having had our KitchenAid for 25 years, I am impressed with the durability of the product. This was purchased as a Christmas gift for my son and daughter-in-law. Construction appears as solid on this one as on my 25-year-old KitchenAid. Considering how much abuse (never drop one on your toe!) ours has taken in a heavy use house hold, I wouldn't consider any other option. Pizza and bread dough is a breeze, as is pretty much anything else you throw at it. And the design still reminds me of the head of the creature in the movie 'Alien' for added coolness." —Steve RJ

    Get it from Amazon for $279.99+ (available in 55 colors).

    15. A Nespresso machine so you'll have fresh coffee at the push of a button. It literally takes less than a minute!

    Sur La Table

    Promising review: "Does everything it should. For me, it's the best coffee I've ever had. The crema is such a delight. The coffee and choices of bean are delicious." —Janet C

    Get it from Amazon for $123.53 or Sur La Table for $149 (available in two colors).

    16. A bottle of argan oil-based treatment for leaving your hair silky smooth without weighing it down.

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    Promising review: "I just ordered this for the first time, and I LOVE it! It feels like you just got done at the salon. AMAZING!!! It makes your hair super soft and on top of that, it has a great smell. Totally worth the money and if you get the big bottle, it will last you a LONG time!" —ToniVictoria

    Get a 3.4-ounce bottle from Nordstrom or Amazon for $44 (also available in smaller sizes).

    17. A stylish yet classic wool coat you'll wear season after season. It can make any outfit look more put-together.

    Everlane

    This coat is made of recycled Italian wool, so it's not only stylish but also eco-friendly!

    Get it from Everlane for $298 (available in sizes 00–16 and three colors).

    18. A Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS running watch to keep track of your fitness progress so you'll be motivated to hit your goals.

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    Promising review: "This is my first running watch, and I could not be happier. It tracks all your statistics in an easy-to-understand format. Heart rate, distance, your route, speed overall, mile splits, cadence — you name it, and it seems to do it. The app you put on your phone or computer is awesome also. It comes set up and ready to go. I received mine on a Friday and ran a 10k on Saturday morning. Sure has made running more efficient and fun. But it is a computer, so expect a few glitches every now and then. All in all, this is a lot of watch for the price. My son is a personal trainer, and he says it is one of the most popular watches liked by his clients." —Stephen Perreault

    Get it from Amazon for $118+ (available in four colors).

    19. A makeup removing cloth so effective, you might be convinced it's black magic. It's washable and reusable so just think of it as a one-time investment.

    BuzzFeed

    This is our mid-priced pick for the best makeup remover at BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "I purchased this based on some positive reviews, and they can't even touch how amazing this product is. When I purchased this product, I did so because I was tired of using mascara removers and washing my face and still having mascara or makeup on a makeup pad while swiping toner on my face. Well, that problem is now gone. This product seriously does what it says — it erases makeup! I could not believe the way it removed my makeup the first time I used it! You use it for a week, toss it in the wash, and use it again. I was wondering how it would clean up in the laundry, and it looked brand new — no mascara was left after it went through the wash. It is amazing and if you're considering purchasing it — do it! No more chemicals to remove that makeup!" —StaceyB

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    20. A low-maintenance countertop garden for having fresh herbs at your fingertips year-round (no matter how small or sun-less your apartment might be).

    Macy's

    The kit includes the countertop garden, Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil, and Miracle-Gro plant food. It'll alert you when the plants need more food or water, so you don't need a green thumb for it to work. Read our full review!

    Here's an excerpt: "I've never had a countertop garden before so I wasn't sure what to expect. But I am happy to report that after two weeks, ALL of the herbs have sprouted and the seedlings are in excellent shape — with basically zero effort on my part!" —Yi Yang

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $129.99 (available in two colors).

    21. A pair of washable flats you can toss in the laundry when they get too stinky. And voila, they'll be like new again.

    Rothy's

    Read our full review of Rothy's flats!

    Here's an excerpt: "As a commuting New Yorker, I destroy leather and pleather flats in about three months, no matter how nice they are, because I walk so much. After three months of consistent medium to hard wear (including gardening, playing with my friend's dog in the dirt patch that's my backyard, and running through the mud on accident), these flats still look new." —Natalie Brown

    Get them from Rothy's for $145 (available in sizes 5–12 and 21 colors/patterns).

    22. A glass decanter with a stainless steel aerator to make basically any wine taste special.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you're like me and drink a lot of young table wine, this is something you should have. Unlike traditional decanters that take time to soften your wine, this decanter softens the wine very quickly. If you've ever used a Vinturi, then you'll understand this decanter. The top of the decanter is very similar to the Vinturi devices and aerates the wine as it's being poured. It has a sediment filter which is very nice. I never realized just how much sediment was in my wine." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.26.

    23. A futuristic motion-sensor trash can so you can feel like one of the Jetsons.

    instagram.com

    Promising review: "I know, I know! It's crazy to be in love with a trash can, but I am. This thing is just great! Smooth, quiet, sleek — and the semi-round shape and footprint (size) was critical to where it could fit in my small kitchen! Now, you are talking to someone who, for years, never used a real trash can and only relied on loose grocery shopping bags for their trash. I didn't know what I was missing!" —Amazonshrimpy

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in five finishes).

    24. A Vitamix blender for making not only smoothies but also soups, nut butters, and even rice flour from scratch.

    BuzzFeed

    This is our luxury pick for the best kitchen blender on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Promising review: "Bought this about a month ago. Love it so far! A big reason I bought this model was because it was a little cheaper, and I read quite a few reviews that said it fit under the kitchen cabinets (which it does). Yes, it's a little loud when you crank it up to 10, but I think that's to be expected with a powerful motor. So far, I've used it for grinding coffee beans, making bulletproof coffee every morning, a smoothie every afternoon, and yesterday, I riced some cauliflower in it for a recipe. It comes with a tamper to push things down if needed and that has worked great. I'm looking forward to shredding chicken, doing pancake batter, and making two-ingredient bagels and pizza dough from Weight Watchers in it to see how those work. I'm also looking forward to donating my previous cheap blender, my coffee grinder, and hand blender. I've already gotten rid of my food processor. This appliance may cost more, but it can do SO many things, I believe it's totally worth it." —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $349.95 (available in three colors).

    25. A straightening brush that'll make styling your hair a whole lot easier in the morning. For starters, it only requires one hand to use.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "For background: I do not have hairstyling experience, neither have I blow-dried my hair, and my hair looks like I went to the hair salon. Like many people, I read the comments before buying, however after trying it, the comments honestly don’t give this product enough justice. I have curly hair and I’ve seen professionals mess up when blow drying my hair, but with this product, I was shocked!" —Elizabet

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99 (available in four color).

    26. A memory foam topper to completely transform a hard and uncomfortable mattress.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The saying goes I slept like a baby. But in truth is that babies don't sleep very well. So when I say that I slept like a rock on this foam mattress topper, I slept like the opposite of a baby. I haven't had such a good night's sleep since I can remember until I slept on this foam mattress topper." —Shannon Noling

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes twin–California King and two thicknesses).

    27. A pair of flexible and supportive Allbirds runners you can wear to workout or just as casual everyday sneakers.

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    These are our mid-priced pick for the best everyday sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get them from Allbirds for $95 (available women's sizes 5–10, men's sizes 8–14, and 18 colors).

    28. A compact air purifier (with a three-stage filtration system) for catching dust, pollen, smoke, odor, mold spores, and pet dander so you can breathe easy.

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    Promising review: "After having used this for a few months I can confidently say how great this air purifier is. With the wildfires, the air quality in Oregon has been very unhealthy and at times hazardous. Combined with the heat we have no choice but to leave our windows open or the air conditioner running. We also have hardwood floors so the dust, dander, and pet hair gets kicked up very easily. This air purifier has made a world of difference! No smoke smell in the room we run it in and I don't have to worry as much about my son constantly breathing in the smog." —4ngryhoeb4g

    Get it from Amazon for $81.99.

    29. A Philips Sonicare DiamondClean electric toothbrush that'll make brushing your teeth a luxurious experience.

    Amazon

    This is our luxury pick for the best electric toothbrush on BuzzFeed Reviews! It comes with four different smart brush heads, a charging glass, and a charging case.

    Promising review: "This is my household's second Phillips Sonicare DiamondClean Electric toothbrush. I bought mine ~one year ago and went to my first dentist cleaning since that toothbrush this past month and NEVER in my life have I had such a quick and easy cleaning. I was in and out in 35 minutes — the dentist and hygienist were so impressed. They immediately asked me if I used this toothbrush, and I said, "How did you know?" I'll even admit, I'm not one of those people that brushes two times per day every day and flosses two times per day... this thing saves me. It is 100% worth it. The varying intensities and different heads are perfect. The app is okay — interesting but not necessary. The best thing about this upgrade is the tongue scraper and the fact that the recharging wire comes built into the carrying case.

    Electric toothbrushes used to be a 'nice to have, but not necessary' — this one is life changing. You only get one set of adult teeth — do yourself a favor and get this toothbrush to keep them healthy." —xtina17

    Get it from Amazon for $239.95 (available in five colors).

    30. A cordless Dyson V7 vacuum to make sucking up crumbs and dust bunnies a breeze — you might even *gasp* enjoy vacuuming!

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Read our review of the Dyson V7 vacuum (#4 on the list)!

    Promising review: "I always wondered what the hype was all about for Dyson vacuums. Now I know. I just traded in my heavy, corded vacuum for the V7 Animal and wow am I impressed! Didn't lose suction and had enough battery life to take care of about 2000 square feet in one go, with multiple stops to empty the dirt cup. I also love how convenient it is to store." —Rachel M

    Get it from Amazon for $278.99.

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