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    37 Things That’ll Make You Say, “Why Don’t I Own That Already?”

    From flowing dresses to pimple patches to travel-sized iced coffee makers: an eclectic mix of some *really awesome* things.

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    1. A copy of A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, a delightful little book about an earesistible bunny whose love for another boy bunny makes his grandpa hopping mad. It's basically the greatest love story of the 21st century (if not ever) and all the proceeds benefit The Trevor Project and AIDS United.

    Promising review: "Clearly a modern-day bedtime story, proving that all bunnies are created equal." —Matthew F. Markie

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    2. A makeup-removing stick made with honey extract to help you get rid of those f#@%-ups before they become even bigger headaches.

    Promising review: "I've tried just using regular Chapstick or Vaseline before when running into melting makeup, especially in public, but I have to say this beats any of those options and it's not sticky like my usual Vaseline, so I can reapply right away. I put it to the test and decided to try removing thick liquid liner, thin liquid liner, and regular pencil liner with some coarse toilet paper. The regular liner and pencil liner came off in one wipe!" —sm2011

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. A gorgeous and comfy ruffle-sleeve American Eagle maxi dress, because spring has not sprung but damn do we all wish it had.

    Get it from American Eagle for $59.95 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in blush and golden).

    4. A mini Wi-Fi smart plug you can use to turn any of your outlets into smart outlets — they can track your usage, be controlled via your phone, and add timers to anything plugged into one of these little bad boys.

    Promising review: "I've tried two other brands (Hausbell and TP-Link), and this smart plug performs the best. It's smaller and you can configure it so the light only activates when the Wi-Fi link is dead. Its smartphone app is easy to use and to set up various timers for multiple devices. The connection to Alexa works after you add the smart-home skill for the app Versync. These plugs also monitor energy usage for the plug so you can use it for more than a remote for lights." —M. Quinn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in packs of one, two, three, and six).

    5. A cozy and soft AF Leith pocketed cardigan so you can be as snug as bug in a really nice sweater.

    Promising review: "I was really happy with this sweater. It's super soft and very cozy. Perfect with a cami underneath and jeans with booties. This has very quickly become a go-to for me!" —katydid1286

    Get it from Nordstrom for $44.98 (available in sizes S-XXL and in gray and tan).

    6. An iced-coffee-making travel mug that requires no ice: Just pour your hot coffee into the pre-chilled mug (any brewing method works), place it in the insulating sleeve, let it chill for about five minutes, and enjoy!

    Promising review: "Love this product. Really cools coffee in about five to six minutes without watering it down. I use a Keurig for this and can fit the medium-size button with creamer or the next cup size up without creamer." —IQRivera

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (available in gray, purple, red, and teal).

    7. A pack of hydrating-gel eye and spot patches designed to help you brighten, tighten, and soothe your exhausted skin.

    Promising review: "This stuff is awesome!!! I'm so glad I took the leap and tried them. At first, when I opened the container I was a bit thrown off because they have a silicone feeling, but now I put them on right before I go to bed. I feel good, and maybe it's in my head, but I'm seeing results just after a week of using them every night. Very happy, will be a long-time customer." —A. Windham

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    8. A crochet-lace swimsuit with straps you remove or adjust to be a halter or sit traditionally on your shoulders.,

    Promising review: "LOVE this swimsuit. I am 5'7", 135 lbs, and a 34B. The size 2 fit perfectly. Great coverage on the behind area and nice support for the girls. I received many compliments — even by bikini wearers. I wore this to the beaches of Hawaii and it stayed on perfectly with the strong waves and snorkeling underwater. Great buy and a great price." —C. Welty

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 0-12 and in 13 colors).

    9. A fleece-lined hoodie you'll feel so relaxed in you'll wish it doubled as an invisibility cloak.

    Promising review: "I love this hoodie. The outside is like a jersey material and the inside is fleece lined so it is very soft and keeps you warm." —Hailey

    Get it from Amazon for $12.91+ (available in sizes 2-14 and in black, gray, and red).

    10. A scalp brush to use when you're lathering up — that's only 30 FREAKIN CENTS with free shipping — because not only will it be great for your hair but you'll get it delivered to your door for less than the cost of a postage stamp!

    Promising review: "OH MY GOODNESS!! I absolutely LOVE these shampoo brushes for detangling (I also use them for scratching my scalp if I have an itch while detangling). I have type-4, tightly coiled, kinky hair, and these work PERFECTLY for detangling my hair type without ripping out my hair." —💜Kiki.L.G💜

    Get it from Amazon for 30 cents.

    11. A pair of golden bookends that'll give you the helping hands you need to keep your favorite literary works on display.

    Promising review: "Very coowell!! Add a high-five type of vibe to my basement man cave! Support vinyl records great!" —Tim B.

    Get the pair from Overstock for $39.49.

    12. An insulated and leak-proof bowl with a storage lid to help you have (and keep) a delicious hot lunch when you're on the go.


    Promising review: "So far I'm LOVING my Bentgo bowl! I'm a self-proclaimed bento addict but I haven't had anything that kept my food warm or cool before, so I'm so happy I bought this. The bottom portion is really leak-proof and the bowl portions are dishwasher-safe so that's a huge plus. And this thing comes with a two-year warranty, that's longer than my appliances! So I can't say enough, I really love it and can't wait to keep using it." —Gabie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in pink, blue, green, and gray).

    13. A box of transparent and gentle acne patches that'll help you get rid of those annoying pimples that sprout on your face like they have nothing better to do.

    Promising review: "I don't know how these little guys work, but work they do. I had one blemish for so long that I assumed it and I would be cremated together when that time came. Two of these guys later, and not only was the blemish gone, the portal through which it came from the underworld into my life was miraculously not only closed but healed. I'm now working on my new identity without the devil's own blemish, which is a refreshing change from my usual daily partnership with that soulless eruption. Thank you, Nexcare." —BMac

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $6.49.

    14. A pair of BP block-heel booties to easily transition from a miserable winter to a prettier spring through a scorching summer and into a perfect fall.

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE. I kept seeing these boots on a ton of bloggers' Instagrams and after I saw that they came back in stock in my size and color, I bought them immediately. They are so cute and comfortable. Definitely recommend purchasing!" —ilovehairtools

    Get them from Nordstrom for $89.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in five colors).

    15. A Wilton cookie shot-glass pan set so you can make shot glasses made out of cookies — yes, you heard that right! Mother f#@%ing delicious shot glasses you can eat after you down your milk like the badass you know you are.

    Promising review: "I rarely write reviews but I just made my first batch of cookie shot glasses using this pan and it worked better than I expected. It was super easy and they all released from the pan without any disasters. I may have to buy a second one." —P. Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44.

    16. A waterproof and pore-minimizing Thank Me Later face primer that'll help keep your face from becoming an oily mess after a long day.

    Promising review: "I’ll start off by saying that I have a very oily T-zone. I have tried numerous primers in every price range and I can say that I finally found the one primer that controls the oil in that area. I start to see shine with other primers within a couple of hours, but with this one it lasts up until the fifth or sixth hour of my workday. My face is not completely matte by that time but my makeup isn’t sliding off my face either. I would recommend this to anyone with extremely oily skin." —anizel

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (also available in an eye primer). Cruelty-free.

    17. A flowy H&M drawstring blouse, because sometimes you just need to wear polka dots and ruffled sleeves, and sometimes you just need a shirt flowy enough to hide the evidence of everything you're about to eat.

    Get it from H&M for $9.99 (available in sizes 2-16 and in four colors/prints).

    18. A waterproof insect-repelling braided bracelet to help you stay cute while you fight off the bad guys (aka mosquitos).

    Promising review: "We bought a bunch of different mosquito-repellent products for our trip to Thailand and these worked the best out of everything! They fit basically any size wrist, are easy to get on and off, and the citronella smell is subtle. Recommend keeping them in the resealable bag they come in between uses to prolong the life of the bracelet." —Adidashine

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 10 colors).

    19. A heat-resistant (up to 482°F/250°C) pot clip designed to hold your utensils and prevent you from creating a mess on your counter.

    Promising review: "I am quite pleased with these clips! Sturdy enough to hold my largest wooden spoons, yet small enough to clip to the fan hood over my stove, staying in handy reach so I don't have to go digging through a drawer when I need to use them! Stays cool to touch when clipped to the pot and they hold my utensils nicely balanced so no more drippings on my stove top! A nice addition to my 'useful gadgets' collection!" —MickiRom

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    20. A pack of Saline Soothers, because it's allergy season and regular tissues are just gonna f#@% up your nose.

    Promising review: "I will never go back to using dry tissues during a cold again. I started using these wipes at the beginning of my last cold every day until my runny nose went away. I didn't get that awful rash under my nose that I always get from dry tissues or that greasy feeling from the ones with the lotion. Saline Soothers are all I am using from now on." —Baby Mama

    Get a pack of 20 wipes from Amazon for $2.99.

    21. A bottle of We Love Eyes cleansing oil to help soothe your eyes and remove your makeup when you're suffering from these damn seasonal allergies.

    Promising review: "This is the best eye makeup remover I have ever used!! It even removes my hard to get off mascara! Only takes a tiny bit, so this lasts a long time." —Cole Ross

    Get it from Amazon for $24. Vegan and cruelty-free.

    22. A delightful children's book on the life of legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel, because it's never too early to teach them about French fashion.

    Promising review: "Love this series of books! I am all about books that can be decor but also read, and this is one of them! I also love the idea of these books for my daughter. Would make a great gift for a baby shower for any mom that is a fashion lover as well." —Shanen Chavez

    Get it from Amazon for $9.02+.

    23. A super-easy-to-use sushi-making kit so you can be on a roll...of making delicious sushi rolls at home.

    Promising review: "Made sushi for the first time last night and it was awesome!!! This thing is so easy!! I was able to make rolls with rice on the outside with no problem, just added a little water to the roll mat and voila! I purchased eel sauce and made spicy mayo — put them in squirt bottles to give the platter that restaurant look. I also added black sesame seeds to the outside of one and a very inexpensive black caviar to another. My guests and husband were all amazed!" —Beach Mom

    Get the set from Amazon for $24.95.

    24. A pair of cozy Abuelita socks to wear while you sip on your favorite hot chocolate — leave it to Abuelita to keep both your toes and tummy nice and warm.

    Get it from Pinetration818 on Etsy for $12.95.

    25. A bottle of Iron Out for when you've got a serious rust problem in your bathtub, toilet, washing machine, or appliances but don't have the energy to try to scrub it all away.

    Promising review: "I have researched products and tried just about everything to get rid of the rust in my bathroom that's plagued with well-water carnage. I've tried CLR and all the organic expensive garbage that's supposed to clean 'anything' but when I saw the reviews on this (with picture proof) I took a shot. Holy baby Jesus — this stuff, coupled with a Magic Eraser (off-brand will do just fine) is absolutely miraculous. My shower is once again a happy place." —Audra

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48.

    26. A ruffled peplum blouse to bring your I-woke-up-late-for-work look up a notch.

    Get it from H&M for $14.99 (available in sizes 2-20 and in floral and patterned prints).

    27. A splurge-worthy set of Drunk Elephant products so you can test out everything people have been raving about without making a huge investment.

    Set includes travel sized versions of Drunk Elephant's Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser, C-Firma Day Serum, B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel, Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30, T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil, Lala Retro Whipped Cream, and Shaba Complex Eye Serum.

    Promising review: "This is what started my love affair with Drunk Elephant. I quickly began to acquire the standard sizes — starting with the oil. It's an exquisite, light feel with absolutely no oiliness. Both the day and night serums are part of my daily routines. Those will be the next big sizes I get. The whipped cream is surprisingly light for a fuller body moisturizer and has a wonderful texture. Their packaging is awesome too." —r0llergirl

    Get the set from Sephora for $90. Cruelty-free.

    28. A portable and gentle face steamer that'll help open up your pores, soften your skin, and give you that I-just-got-a-facial feeling from the comfort of your home.,

    Promising review: "I seriously could not be more impressed with this little steamer. I cannot believe the amount of steam it puts out. It is very warm and comfortable and not just for a facial, but my sinuses even cleared out. Beyond impressed." —Wooozes

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in pink and blue).

    29. An adorable little enamel pin, because you know you're better than everyone, so why not have a pin that lets them know?!

    Get it from ilootpaperie on Etsy for $10.

    30. A set of silicone makeup brushed designed to effectively apply makeup without wasting any product — plus, they're easy to clean, to help with preventing breakouts and hours and hours of washing.

    Promising review: "I am super happy with these brushes so far. The eyeliner brush is especially good — normally I'm terrible at applying eyeliner, but this gives a perfect line! Easy to clean up and super sanitary since there aren't bristles that can harbor bacteria." —tish

    Get the seven-piece set from Amazon for $11.99.

    31. A daily planner that'll help you stay productive and organized via its perfectly laid-out design. (The company even guarantees that it'll help you be more productive, or they'll give you a total refund!)

    Promising review: "This planner is amazing! I'm a chronic procrastinator who bought this planner on a whim in hopes that it would help whip me into shape and it has totally transformed the way I tackle my day. It helps you focus on the five most important tasks, which makes for a more structured day in my opinion. I find it more helpful than the typical endless 'to do list' format that many other planners on the market seem to have. I also love the way the Pomodoro technique is implemented and think it is absolutely brilliant. If you are looking for one planner to keep you motivated and working towards completing your goals then give the Productivity Planner a try. You won't regret it!" —Krystal Flowers

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    32. A ceramic spiral curling iron for those perfect, I-woke-up-like-this curls.,

    Promising review: "I have been using the Remington version of this product for years until I decided it was time for a new one. I bought this one and love it! I section my hair into two sides and hold one side with a scrunchie. I use this product to create the curls — not leaving it too long because I like soft curls. Once I style my whole hair, I comb the curls with my fingers while applying my after-styling products." —Yesenia A.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.49 (available in five colors).

    33. A par of high-rise straight leg jeans with a perfect vintage feel because they're made using traditional methods and high-quality materials.

    Promising review: "I was a little nervous about purchasing these jeans because I thought the lack of stretch would make them way too snug. I sized up based on other reviews and I couldn't be more pleased. I'm 5'7" and curvy, but these look so good and the length is perfect. These jeans would look good with flats or heels. The button fly adds a nice touch as well. Lastly, I have some jeans I thrifted, and unlike that pair, these have just enough stretch in them for comfort." —Tanner

    Get it from the Gap for $63 (available in regular sizes 24-34 and in tall sizes 28-33).

    34. A set of adorable gel pens that'll be puuurrrrrfect for jotting down all those coffee orders.

    Promising review: "These pens are super cute and I was very impressed with how well the ink flows out of them. I took them to work and have gotten so many compliments on them. Everybody knows which pens are mine since I am the resident cat lady and lover of all cute things in the office. I always smile when I see their little faces looking out at me from their pen holder. It's like they're saying, 'Come play with us and write wonderful messages.' I couldn't be happier with these little guys." —Sandy Path

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.69+ (available in five designs).

    35. An exercise peddler you can plop down in front of you during your next Netflix binge session.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this device. I can sit, watch TV, and peddle for 15 minutes to strengthen my legs. It can also be used to strengthen your arms by placing it on a table and peddling with you arms. This peddler is made to withstand a lot of use and I highly recommend it to anyone that is trying to stay fit or get fit — it's perfect." —John Logan

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    36. A pair of hypoallergenic silky-soft bedsheets to replace the ones you've been using (and washing very un-regularly) for way toolong.

    Set includes two pillowcases, a fitted sheet, and a flat sheet.

    Promising review: "These sheets are wonderfully soft and have a smooth, luxurious feel. They feel so lovely against your skin. And the color is exactly as pictured — a perfect match for my bedroom set. The quality is very good; doesn't get pills or snags, washes well without a problem, and doesn't get all wrinkled if you don't take it out of the dryer right away. I also like that it fits over a taller-than-average mattress with a topper. Very happy with this purchase." —Kathy G

    Get the four-piece set from Amazon for $26.75+ (available in sizes twin-California king and in 12 colors).

    37. And a magnificently gorgeous Free People maxi dress designed with a gauzy fabric and bell accent ties, making it THE perfect summer dress.

    Promising review: "This dress is so beautiful. I would definitely recommend. The fabric is really soft but heavy and the skirt has lots of layers that are flowy when you walk. I ordered it in oyster and it’s a really pretty muted purple/gray color. The back is adjustable so you can get it to fit however you want. I was worried that the slits would be too high or the neckline would be too low, but with the layers, the slits are a perfect height and the halter neck allows you to make the top any length you’d like!" —Rose123

    Get it from Free People for $118 (available in sizes and in XS-L and in 10 colors).

    IRL footage of me contemplating exactly what I should buy.

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