53 Ways To Upgrade Your Whole Life In 2022 That Don’t Require A Ton Of Work

53 Ways To Upgrade Your Whole Life In 2022 That Don’t Require A Ton Of Work

The bar for 2022 is low but our hopes… our hopes are also low — so here are some ways to maybe make it better.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1.

Help prevent back pain with a comfortable, adjustable, and easy-to-use posture corrector designed to assist with your back’s alignment and stability. In time, it develops your back’s muscle memory which will then hold your back straight even without it. It’s also discreet enough to wear under your shirt or blouse.

A customer review before and after photo of them wearing the posture corrector


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Promising review: “I have back issues. Serious ones. Aside from the degeneration and bulging discs, I have an awful hunch that seems to be getting progressively worse since I had my baby. I wouldn’t be surprised if I’m walking around looking like the ‘Crooked Man’ soon enough! Apart from how I look, I am also in constant pain and taking pain medication all day is not an option for me. My doctor suggested a posture corrector to see if I could get any relief at all and although I wasn’t very optimistic, I gave it a shot. It took a couple of days to get used to it but I’m so glad I took his advice!! It helps my posture a great deal and my doctor said he attributes the pain relief I feel in my neck and low back to my posture being better. It helps my body remember not to slouch and in doing so has also helped my quality of life immensely!! Highly recommended! Seriously!!” —Corinne Cruz

Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

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Never have to struggle with your falling glasses again with a set of attachable Keepons ear hooks — they’ll make sure your glasses always stay in place and don’t slide down to the tip of your nose.

A customer review photo of the Keepons on their glasses


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Promising review: “I highly recommend these Keepons. They do exactly what they say they do: keep my glasses in place. And I love that they are totally invisible. Much better than the rubber bands I was using before. 😀 I carefully measured the legs of my glasses before purchasing these and they were the right size. I ran them under hot water to make them more pliable and it was relatively easy to put them on the legs of my glasses. I’ve been wearing them for almost a day and find them very comfortable now that I have adjusted them to my liking.” —ScotTex

Get a pack of 20 pairs from Amazon for $6.99.

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Stay organized with a set of shelf dividers for your cabinets, closets, or shelves where you maybe store your linens or anything that needs its own little space — they slide right onto the shelf.


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Promising review: “I was a little doubtful about these being able to stand up straight but was pleasantly surprised. I’m using them in an old antique cabinet/wardrobe to separate stacks of clothes that would otherwise turn into a pile of clothes on a shelf. I would definitely buy again.” —the booniepepper

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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Get your hands on (literally) a portable, rechargeable, electric pocket heater to keep all your little piggies (specifically the ones on your hands) warm all season long.

A customer review photo of them holding the hand warmer


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Promising review: “I love this rechargeable hand warmer! I bought the pink one. It looks very elegant and soft. It’s nice and compact. I don’t need to waste a bunch of disposable hand warmer bags. And this is the perfect size to fit in my pocket! It gets the perfect temperature, not too hot but still very warm for me. Just what I needed around the house and for traveling. It warms up very quickly and looks like it will be warm in a second or two. The user manual also mentioned that this product can be used as a power bank, I haven’t tried to charge my phone with it. But I’m looking forward to it. It does a great job of warming my hands. Overall very happy with this purchase, might buy another.” —Catherine

Get it from Amazon for $22.94 (available in nine colors). 

5.

Try a bottle of Optix 55 Fog Gone spray which can be used to help clear up the fogginess your glasses experience when you’re wearing a mask — I actually use this, and it works pretty well. The key is to make sure and gently rub it in with a lens cloth. From my experience, it doesn’t stop your glasses from fogging but rather it makes the fog disappear SUPER quickly. You do have to use it every day and it’s not 100% but it’s WAY better than just going out there with nothing.

A customer review photo of them holding a bottle of Optix 55 Fog Gone spray next to their masked and glasses wearing face


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Promising review: “I think I let the name hype up my expectations. I was expecting no fog at all. Afterthought, I’m not sure if that would ever be completely possible. Instead with this spray applied my glasses will fog up and instantly clear up — the fog does not linger on my lenses. I’ve been using it at work and it works out I can still see the fog literally moves across my lenses and clears up. After using this spray for a few days I’m completely satisfied. I will say I work 12-hour shifts and I have to apply this spray twice throughout my shift, usually at the 10 hr mark. I do really like this spray.” —JSnyder

Get it from Amazon for $10.55+ (available in two sizes).

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Or just go with a Japanese cotton 3-D face mask that’s designed specifically to help keep your glasses from fogging up.

A model in the 3D face mask in blue


Conico Masks on Etsy

Conico Masks is a California-based shop that specializes in face masks, face masks designed for glasses, and eyelashes.

Type Of Fit: Elastic ear loops

Pocket For Filter: No

Fabric Type: Linen, Satin, or Cotton

Shipping Time: Expected to ship within 3-4 days

Get it from Conico Masks on Etsy for $11.99+ (available in 26 varieties).

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Help fight the potential of a hangover with a bottle of Drop It Wine Drops — it naturally reduces sulfites and tannins in wine which are what can lead to those horrible headaches. Just put a few drops into your glass and it gets to work in just about 20 seconds.

A customer review photo of them holding the bottle of Drop It Wine Drops


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Promising review: “I almost never get away without a headache after a glass of wine, even white. I like wine so that stinks. BUT, I decided this wasn’t awfully expensive to experiment with, and I’m glad I did. It really does work. For ME, if it’s a really dense red wine I need at least five drops or I might feel a twinge. That’s an acceptable return on investment!” —Yolanda Collard

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

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Never worry about a loose ponytail again with a pack of slide-proof hairpins that’ll help you secure your updo for hours and hours.


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Promising review: “These are a godsend! I have very long, thick hair and have to wear a bun for work. Normally I have to secure it with two hair ties and by hour six I have a headache. These pins are so secure and put no pressure on my head. My bun looks great and I can wear it for 12 hours without issue. I do use all three, one at the front and one on both sides, so it is ultra-secure — but I also have a lot of hair. I 1000% recommend these!” —Rebekah Gibbs

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.29.

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Get a compact coffee mug warmer so you never have to worry about that forgotten cup of coffee on your desk that gets ice cold before you finally have a chance to drink it.

A mug filled with coffee placed on the warmer


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Promising review: “I was on the fence about this item, but finally decided to splurge on a little gift to myself. This makes such a difference in my comfort level at the office. I often have to leave my desk to visit other departments and hated coming back to cold coffee, tea, or hot cocoa. I especially stopped drinking tea, because by the time you let your bag steep, it’s cooled down. This product is simple but awesome and it makes me super happy. TIP: I keep a spare mug with some of those scented wax melts — break off a snap piece and let it melt and make the office smell goooood! (If your office is relaxed about stuff like that and nobody around is sensitive to it.)” —marymodern

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

10.

Try a diligent little humidifier tank cleaner to help prevent dirt build-up and clean for up to 30 days without any harsh substances or chemicals.


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Promising review: “These fish contain silver in a compound that dissolves slowly. Silver is bacteriostatic, it will not clean up a mess but it will seriously help prevent one unless your water source is not reasonably clean. Affluent Romans kept their water and wine in silver flasks for the same reason.” —Robert Ezerman

Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

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Make preparing food a little easier with a genius little chicken shredder — just plop your entire piece of chicken (leg, thigh, whatever) into this bad boy, put the lid on, and rotate it a few times. You’ll have perfectly shredded chicken for your favorite recipes with like barely any effort.

A customer review photo of their shredded chicken


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Promising review: “This thing makes MIRACLES!!!! Now I’ll do shredded chicken more often, for real, you won’t regret buying this!” —Jully Zhong

Get it from Amazon for $17.55.

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Spend some time cleaning up the precious jewelry you already have with a Diamond Dazzle Stik — this will help polish your jewels and make them shine bright like…well, like a diamond.


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Promising review: “Don’t get me wrong, my wedding ring was gorgeous before. It did sparkle and still made me smile every day. However, after using this Diamond Dazzle Stik, oh my goodness! After one use my ring is absolutely breathtaking! I knew my ring got dirty now and then, simply from sweating and being outside in the elements. However, I never realized just how much dinge and schmutz marred my beautiful diamond until I cleaned it — it literally took my breath away with its fiery, dazzling brilliance! This thing is an amazing value with mind-blowing, beautiful results!” —liltreeclimber

Get it from Amazon for $7.48.

Check out our full review of Diamond Dazzle Stick.

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Keep your vaccine card protected with a leather holder — it also has a key ring for safe travels in the event you need to bring it with you somewhere.

A person holding all the color options of the vaccine card holder


Familiar Paws on Etsy

Familiar Paws specializes in personalized leather dog collars and other accessories.

Get it from Familiar Paws on Etsy for $12.99+ (available in eight colors and personalization options).

14.

Make your toilet time a little easier with a Squatty Potty that’ll position you in a way that makes your poop pass through more comfortably!

A customer review picture of their feet on the squatty potty around their toilet as they give a thumbs up


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Promising review: “I’ve struggled with the #2 for the last couple years. I’ve gone from Defecating Toxic Avenger to ‘Dear GOD! I feel like I’m passing the Twin King Guardian Statues’. It’s been a sphincter nightmare. No matter what I tried: prunes, more water, high fiber, Taco Bell, even White Castle — nothing was working. Usually, in a three-week interval, I’d get very sick and spend three to four hours going to the bathroom nine or 10 times. After my sphincter would be tender and I’m damn near positive if this had gone on, it would be the end of me. Then I saw this. I decided to go ahead and plunk down the $25. By day two of using it, I started to feel better and my cramps were gone. I swear to god, when I go on my next road trip, I’m taking the damn thing with me, and IDGAF if my friends laugh at me. This damn thing may have saved my health and possibly my life.” —DJ_Malsidious

“This would have saved Elvis’s life!! If Elvis had a Squatty Potty he would be with us today.” —UTGrad

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

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Try a bottle of ECOS Shower Cleaner which uses tea tree oil and aloe vera to help prevent messes like soap scum, hard water stains, mold, and mildew. Plus there’s no need to scrub, wipe, or rinse — just spray after every shower and walk away. It helps extend the time between deep cleanings. AND it’s made without dyes, parabens, phosphates, or phthalates — basically there isn’t any of the bad stuff.

A person spraying their bathtub with the shower cleaner


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Promising review: “I use this product on my shower tile and I love it. It has no harsh chemical smell and the spray bottle dispenses the liquid smoothly and evenly. I also like the fact that the bottle is clear so you can see how much product remains. I highly recommend this spray.” —Anita R. Rigsbee

Get two bottles from Amazon for $10.10.

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Stop suffering through your mornings and get yourself a dishwasher-safe airtight cold-brew maker that’ll give you a nice pick-me-up right out of your fridge.

A customer review photo of them holding the cold brew maker


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Includes a detachable infuser, lid, and pitcher. BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: “I received my first Takeya cold-brew maker as a gift for Christmas. I like it so much I bought another. It’s easy to use and very easy to clean, plus it makes my morning coffee more palatable. It was well-packaged, has easy-to-follow instructions, and will get lots of use at my house. One of the best features is that it can be turned upside down with no leakage.” —J. Lloyd

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two sizes and three colors). And don’t forget the coffee!

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If you’re like me and love having some extra cushion around your knees when you’re sleeping, try a memory foam wedge pillow that might just help you get a better night’s rest.

The pillow wedge with close-ups of the pillow between someone knees


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Promising review: “It’s such a relief to have this! I’ve been folding a pillow in half to put under my knees for my lower back pain/sciatica, and this is 100x better. I used it within 12 hours of getting it — didn’t notice a smell and it was firm and full enough for me. The manufacturer does note that it takes up to 48 hours to decompress.” —Xanthe

Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in three sizes).

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A roll-on Migrastil Migraine Stick made with a combination of essential oils that can help soothe away the pains and symptoms caused by headaches — everyday, annoying headaches that literally everyone causes you.


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Promising review: “If you suffer from any type of headache, BUY THIS. It is totally worth the money. It lessens the pain and leaves you with the ability to think/process. For me, that is the most difficult to deal with, as I often have to power through a migraine while I am either teaching high school English or corralling a 4-year-old and an 18-month-old. This will take away the nausea and the throbbing, but you do still feel out of sorts. Better than the full migraine though, so go for it!” —Scout

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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Splurge on an investment-worthy Zadro towel warmer — just drop in your towel before you go into the shower and in 15 minutes a deliciously cuddly towel will be ready to greet you.

A person taking a towel our of the warmer


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Promising review: “Absolutely my favorite thing purchased from Amazon. You will never be able to take a shower without this once you have it. Just like right-out-of-the-dryer towels!” —Erin

Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in four options).

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Make life better with brownies AND a Baker’s Edge brownie pan, because everyone deserves to enjoy the magic of a corner piece.

A customer review photo of their Baker's Edge brownie pan


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Promising review: “Because this pan is intended for the ‘brownie-edge lover,’ if you aren’t one, this is not the pan for you. Now if you’re still reading then you must have heard the rumors about this pan. Not being one that makes brownies more than once a month I just couldn’t convince myself to spend over $30 on a pan. Now that I have it I will never go back to a standard pan for brownies. It gives every brownie at least two chewy edges, it’s totally nonstick, and there is no oiling or flouring necessary. Cleanup is easy. A little hot water, soap, rinse, dry, and voilà!” —Cricket

Get it from Amazon for $36.95.

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For the love of everything, use a reliable and super sturdy bike helmet designed to look like a baseball cap — I am always astonished at the number of ADULTS I see riding bikes without a helmet. Just flying down rodes, past giant metal cars that could take you out with a swing of a door. Do they think their heads won’t splatter on the sidewalk because they’re a grown-up?


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Promising review: “I personally do not like the style of bike helmets so I wanted one that looked more like a hat and this works perfectly. It has a nice leather-like feel, is lightweight, and fits my head with a scarf on. The strap adjustment was a bit tricky but I finally got it to fit firmly. The padding is comfortable and didn’t make me sweat during use. The inner shell is similar to that of the hard hat baseball helmets so I know they can take a ball being hurled at about 80 to 100 mph, I’m pretty confident it can handle a topple off a scooter going 20 mph… I personally don’t want to find out… Lol. UPDATE: Fell off my scooter, face down. The helmet took the front fall pretty well (front of rim is scraped up but my head is OK… My hands and knees are jacked up but my head is A OK👌🏾). Glad to know the helmet works.” —Stellarr Chance

Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in three colors).

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Try a full-body vibrating mat with 10 motor-vibration mattress pads and soothing warmth to help alleviate any back and muscle pains.


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Promising review: “This was given as a gift to my parents, every time they use it they fall asleep. I believe it may be quite relaxing for them and they have nothing bad to say about it. It seems to reach all the correct spots for relaxation.” —Craig C

Get it from Amazon for $79.99. And check out this Shiatsu massager.

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Keep your phalanges protected during these cold winter months with a genius ice cream cozy that’ll make your favorite pint that much easier to eat — your little fingers are gonna thank you!

A pint of Ben & Jerry's in the cozy that says "spoon me"


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Get it from kanudles on Amazon Handmade for $9.95+ (available in eight options).

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Help spot treat any pimples with a pack of hydrocolloid, tea tree, calendula oil, and CICA-infused acne patches — just place them over any that pop up on your face and watch as they disappear in no time.

A customer review photo of their fingers holding up the patches


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Promising review: “The amount of gunk this took out of my pores AFTER washing and exfoliating my face is literally crazy!! I have very oily skin and acne (cystic and ‘normal’ acne). Also works great on popped pimples. Sucks all the crap out!!” —Amanda

Get a pack of 40 patches from Amazon for $6.95 (available in small and extra large sizes).

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Never struggle with lighting your favorite candles again thanks to a very handy USB candle lighter perfect for getting those almost used up candles you can’t reach with anything else.


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Promising review: “This is seriously the coolest device of my winter holiday. It makes lighting candles a breeze. Yes, there is a weird crackling noise, but that’s a super-minor annoyance. It’s a super-intuitive device. Plug the lighter in with the USB (included), charge for a bit, then pop it open and light ALL THE THINGS; well, candles. I don’t know how well it lights cigarettes or whatever. However, for my personal intended use, it’s awesome!” —Jee W

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in three colors).

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Try a silk pillowcase so you can sleep in the lap of luxury — a luxury that just so happens to be totally hypoallergenic, helps retain hair moisture and reduce frizziness, and is recommended by dermatologists to minimize fine lines.

The satin pillowcase on a standard size pillow


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Promising review: “I ADORE THESE! I just gave two to a friend as part of a wedding gift and she is in love. I think I will have to order them by the dozen so I can still have one for me as my whole family covets them and is stealing them away. They are great for curly hair. You wake up and your hair doesn’t look like a rat’s nest. I’ve read that they are also great for your skin so am watching to see if that is true. Thank you for a fabulous product.” —Lena

Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in eight sizes and 40 colors).

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Bring a bundle of fresh eucalyptus into your shower and help make your everyday ritual even more relaxing — the steam from your shower or bath helps the soothing fragrance release and fill the air.

A bundle of the fresh eucalyptus hanging in a shower


Hello Eucalyptus on Etsy

Hello Eucalyptus is a San Diego-based botanical boutique specializing in eucalyptus.

Get it from Hello Eucalyptus on Etsy for $19.98+ (available in three sizes).

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Make mornings a little easier with a totally soothing Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock that simulates the sunrise, so waking up (at any time) feels totally natural — because let’s be real, these days, time is just a concept.

A customer review photo of the alarm clock on their nightstand


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Promising review: “OK guys. Here’s the deal. This is gonna be a long review but TLDR; this is an amazing little product and I highly recommend it. I suffer from mild insomnia and generally have to use sleep aids, which is fine but not ideal for every night. I also moved from SoCal to Washington state a year ago and I have NEVER been exposed to so little sunlight in my life! Living in the dark winters here is insanely difficult for me. This👏🏼Little👏🏼Alarm👏🏼Clock👏🏼 Has changed my life and I’ve only had it for like three weeks. The sleepy time setting has the ability to KNOCK me out without the use of sleep aids! What?! My brain totally responds to the way the light functions. The morning alarm is so gentle and peaceful (you can completely control the noise and brightness settings). I wake up much more naturally rather than to the blaring honk or passive-aggressive chiming of a traditional alarm (looking at you Apple). The light settings are so fun as well! I love having it on a low setting in while I’m journaling, reading, watching tv, anything really! I would pay two or three times the price for this thing. It’s 100% worth it.” —KatieM

Get it from Amazon for $39.08+ (available in two options).

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Get a pack of bedsheet suspenders so you can finally keep those pesky bed corners covered and never have to be bothered by them again.


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Promising review: “These are definitely worth the price. My significant other and I apparently run marathons in our sleep, so the fitted sheet and mattress pad came off the bed without fail. We own a double pillow-top mattress and they haven’t stretched out while holding a fitted sheet, (that shrunk in the wash), plus two mattress pads. They hold them firmly to the bed with no slipping. No damage has been done to the sheets, either.” —Michelle

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in standard and extra-long sizes, and in black, white, and pink).

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Make washing dishes super easy with a pair of reusable silicone gloves designed with scrubbers on the palm so you can scrub away all those messes while protecting your hands.


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Promising review: “I was a bit skeptical when purchasing these gloves, but the reviews were excellent so I went ahead and bought them. I am so glad I did. I have small hands, but these gloves fit fine. Two things I really love about these gloves — water does not seep inside (a pet peeve of mine) and they are easy to get on and off repeatedly (second pet peeve is when you need to wait until the gloves dry to get your hands back in them). The gloves do an excellent job cleaning the dishes and kitchen. I have not used them to do other rooms in the house but will be purchasing another pair to tackle other cleaning jobs.” —Babs

Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

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Get a pack of bra strap clips to hold everything in place and stop you from doing the grab for your sliding straps every 20 seconds. As we get into the warmer months, these are especially great for any tank tops!


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Promising review: “Since I started using these clips, I haven’t had to pull up my straps a single time! I used to have to pull them back up a dozen times a day. No more. Now I can put on my bra and then just forget that it is there. I don’t notice any change in the fit of my bra. I wear a large cup size and the last thing I wanted was to add to that. However, with the straps fully extended on my bra, I find the fit to be essentially the same as before. The only difference is that the straps stay in place. If you’ve ever struggled to keep your straps up, you owe it to yourself to try this product.” —K. Howe

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.97+ (available in nine options).

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If your space is a little too noisy, get an under-door draft stopper you can easily slide in or even place in windows to help seal any gaps that may allow noise (and heat) to travel through.

A customer review photo of the draft stopper on their door


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Promising review: “I wanted something that would keep the noise out, to be honest. I live in a small NYC apartment with roommates, and have French doors. I wanted something to fit underneath that would serve specifically to reduce noise, but also not be a pain when I opened and closed the doors. It works wonderfully! It reduces the noise level from the outside, and vice versa. The talking and TV in the living room are muted, and I have been told my phone conversations are quieter! So perfect for what I needed!” —Meagan

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three colors).

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Try a soothing, light, and clean aromatherapy mist you can spray onto your linens for a relaxing and rejuvenating scent that’ll help put you at ease.


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Promising review: “Love this spray! I spray it on my pillow and sheets before I lay down and it has such a light but great scent! Calms and soothes me so I can fall asleep.” —CandeceV

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in six scents).

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Get yourself some quality me time with a luxurious spa bath pillow that’ll suction right on to your tub and make THE best spot to take a nap.

A person laying in their bathtub while using the pillow


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Promising review: “I love it! I’ve been annoyed for a long while now with laying my back against a cold, hard surface while trying to relax in the tub. I’ve owned those blow-up type pillows before, but they were a pain, always losing their air and their buoyancy caused them to continually lose suction. This pillow is thick, comfortable, and stays stuck very well. I’ve taken about six baths with it so far with no problems.” —Mama-O

Get it from Amazon for $10.50+ (available in two options).

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And while you’re practicing your me time, use a pack of beautiful Cleverfy Aromatherapy Shower Steamers just in case maybe you aren’t big on baths but want a little pampering during your morning waterfall.

The box of shower steamer surrounded by the loose steamers


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The variety pack includes lavender, watermelon, grapefruit, menthol and eucalyptus, vanilla and sweet orange, and peppermint.

Promising review: “My goddaughter is due to give birth soon. And while everyone is gifting gifts for her soon-to-arrive son, I decided she needed a little something for herself. I wanted her to have something to rejuvenate her in a long shower after a long day with a newborn. First-time moms need a little pampering too. My goddaughter smelled the scent from the unopened box and LOVED them.” —Gidget007

Get the pack of six from Amazon for $19.99.

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Bring your workspace to you with an adjustable, bamboo laptop desk designed to angle in five positions, adjust to two heights, and with a drawer so you can store stuff.

A person using the laptop desk on their sofa


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Promising review: “I got this thing so I could do schoolwork on my couch after a long day at the office. I mean… Who really wants to sit at an office desk for eight hours and then again at home? My couch is way more comfortable. But cranking my neck is not. So this thing is great because of the variable height and the tilting table so I can get my laptop up to eyeball level without causing neck strain. And the side area is great for holding my coffee and my Bluetooth mouse. When raised to its full height, it seems a little unstable but that’s the only critique.” —Marvi

Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in two styles).

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Please don’t stop the music just because it’s bath time, get a water-resistant Bluetooth speaker you’ll easily be able to take everywhere — even the shower.


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Promising review: “This speaker is well worth it! So convenient being able to have music directly in the shower with you. Easy to operate, including changing songs or volume right in the shower. It comes with a good-quality suction cup that you can hang the speaker from. I used to listen to music on my laptop outside the shower without being able to change songs or hear as clearly as having a speaker right next to you, so I am loving this product. Would definitely recommend it.” —Mary A

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in six colors).

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If you struggle to get to sleep because of all the bright lights from your electronics get a pack of light dimming stickers designed specifically to cover those constant blinking LED lights that brighten your room.

A customer review photo of the lights on their device before and after placing the stickers


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Promising review: “This is the best thing you never knew you needed. I own a digital clock with the numbers displayed in red LED light, and every night I’ve blocked the light with a cover so it doesn’t shine in my eyes as I sleep. Silly I know, but I like my room pitch black and cave-like. On a whim, I bought this product. OH MY GOD! Game-changer!! For the first night EVER I didn’t have to cover the clock display before I went to bed!! I had no idea how big a difference this little dimmer could make, but I’m more than pleased with the result. I can still see the time display just fine, but now my room is a happy cave! Some commenters argue you could get the same effect using electrical tape, regular tape covered in sharpie, etc, but true to the name of these products if you’re looking for something to DIM, then this is for you. Also, the product is easy to remove and doesn’t leave a sticky residue at all, which can’t be said for most tapes. I did notice a slight lag in response when I covered my TV LED sensor, so if you’re trying to block something that actually senses inputs I would maybe not suggest this. Other than that, excellent product!” —Amazon Customer

Get a sheet of over 100 dimming stickers (in multiple sizes and shapes) from Amazon for $6.49.

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Get a very handy Instant Pot Magnetic Cheat Sheet Set filled with so much useful information — like cooking times and liquid ratios — you can make your favorite Instant Pot recipes even easier than before.

The Instant Pot Magnetic Cheat Sheet Set


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Promising review: “I am so happy that I decided to give this product a try! What an amazing idea. I placed the smaller magnet right on the Instant Pot and use it daily for a quick reference. Instead of searching the cookbook or internet, I can just glance over and know in an instant how to program my IP for that particular product.” —Olesya R

Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two sizes).

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Try a super relaxing acupressure mat and pillow massage set designed with thousands of spikes that are precisely located to gently press into your back, neck, and head helping you release tension in your muscles.


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Promising review: “This mat is amazing. It seems a little intimidating at first. I love the fact that it is longer because I am taller. The first time I used it I felt a headache coming on and by the time I was finished, there was no headache! The second time I set a timer because it states not to use it for more than 15 minutes. I almost fell asleep! Definitely recommended!” —Amazon Customer

Learn more about how to use an acupressure mat.

Get it from Amazon for $44.97+ (available in two colors).

41.

Give yourself a fresh start in the morning with a ice roller whose cooling and calming effects can help lower your body temp and reduce puffiness.


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Promising review: “This roller feels amazing on my face! It’s so refreshing, especially during this hot summer. I use it in the morning along with moisturizers. I suspect that this would help me with an onset of a migraine too.” —Sandra Garza

Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in five colors).

42.

STOP BITING YOUR NAILS IN 2022!! Commit to a bottle of Mavala Stop — a handy little formula that’s bitter but totally harmless, so every time you put your hands in your mouth it tastes so bad that you won’t want to do it again!

A customer review photo showing before and after using Mavala Stop


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Promising review: “It’s a miracle! I am 45 years old and have tried every product over the years — my mom used to put everything imaginable on my fingernails to keep them out of my mouth, my grandma tried to pay me to grow my fingernails out, but still, here I was at 45 with horrible nails. This has been a miracle. I can’t describe the taste but will just say that it makes me not want my hands anywhere near my face. Yes, it is difficult to eat finger food with this on — I went to Florida recently and had to have my husband peel my shrimp for me. 🙂 But, it is a small price to pay to break this habit. Photos are before and two weeks after using this product. I know they aren’t long and beautiful yet but they are beautiful to me 🙂 and the longest they have ever been in my life!” —Laurie S.

Get it from Amazon for $15.48.

43.

Relax with a beautifying herbal blend facial steam made with a perfect mix of nourishing botanicals that’ll help hydrate your skin.

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Just bring two cups of water to a simmer, remove from heat, and pour into a large bowl, then add two tbsp. of the botanical facial steam and stir gently. Make a tent with a towel over the steaming water and steam face for 5-7 minutes, breathing deeply. Be sure to use caution while steaming, the air within the tent should be gently warm, never too hot for comfort. Always use caution around hot liquids.

BIRCHROSE and CO is a Los Angeles-based botanical beauty and natural skincare Etsy shop.

Get it from BIRCHROSE and CO on Etsy for $22

44.

Try a pair of copper-infused arch supports for help with swelling and to increase circulation — it also helps give some relief to arch and heel issues by lifting the plantar fascia tissue.


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Promising review: “I put these on after they came in the mail, wore them for about an hour, then as I was resting on the couch, I fell into the kind of deep sleep that one only dreams of. This was the most epic, most restorative nap I can remember. The kind of nap Joey Tribbiani and Ross Geller had in Friends. I am kinda afraid to take them off now. I wear them with my flip-flops, under my socks in tennis shoes, and to bed. My feet feel great. As for whether or not they contributed to my most perfect nap, I don’t know for sure, but I’m rolling with it.” —Texas Sandra Dee

Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

45.

Stop dealing with loose (dirty) laces and get a pair of no-tie elastic laces designed to keep your favorite sneakers securely on without the struggle of having to lace and unlace them every time.


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Promising review: “We absolutely love these! I purchased these for my 14-year-old son because I was tired of seeing his shoes untied and dragging laces. They are perfect. They are elastic but are not flimsy. They keep a firm hold while easily stretching to get the shoe on. These are so durable that my son even wears them for PE with no flopping issues; they keep his shoes firmly fitted. Fourteen-year-old boys tend to be rough on their shoes and these laces have held up perfectly. You can’t even tell they are elastic, they look like regular shoelaces. I work at a chocolate factory and learned about these from the owner and his son who both wear them day in, day out at the factory. They were impressed so I had to give them a try for my son. I would definitely buy these again.” —Maria Gutierrez

Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 38 colors).

46.

Keep unsightly cords hidden with a genius and super discreet three-outlet power strip that’s designed to look like your already existing plug while helping you keep the cords organized.


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Promising review: “Did y’all know they made these?!? Okay, I was moving some furniture around in the guest room and my beautiful bride just wasn’t happy with how far the dresser stood out from the wall because of the TV plug. She said there has to be some way to fix that in this day and time. Know what? She was right! I did some searching on the old internet and found these. I put it on the outlet behind the dresser and shoved it into place. Just so y’all know, the wall plug is indeed flat and it’s designed to cover the whole plug when you use it. Please don’t ask me how thin or thick it is, cause I already put it behind the dresser and I dang shore ain’t about to pull it out to measure it for someone’s question. Just know that it’s flatter’n a bug in a windscreen and works great!” —James P.

Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in three sizes and with or without surge).

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Don’t forget to drink enough water throughout the day with this 20 oz. water bottle designed to help you keep track of exactly how much you’re drinking and make sure you’re staying hydrated — just slide a colorful band up each time you finish the water in a full bottle!

A customer review photo of them holding the bottle with the text, "Freaking killing it today, y'all."


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Promising review: “Love this water bottle. The concept of using the bands to help you keep track of how much you’ve drunk is GENIUS. I HATE using apps because I forget to put what I’ve drunk after I’m done drinking it. This is so simplistic but so great. Drink a whole bottle, sweet! Put a band on your wrist. They’re cute, colorful, and comfy. If you have a lot of arm hair they might pinch and tug your arm. This bottle isn’t meant to be tipped over though. It leaked a little when it would fall over with the straw, which makes sense. Duh! The straw isn’t airtight to the bottle. Cute, stylish, and simplistic in its ways of keeping track of water intake. Love.” —Ana T.

Get it from Amazon for $16.69+ (available in six colors, four sizes, and two designs).

48.

Try a very comfy stability cushion designed to fit on top of any chair and help you improve your posture.

A customer review photo of a close up of the cushion on an office chair


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Promising review: “My job requires me to sit practically all day at work, which caused me to become very restless and give me back problems. I couldn’t sit still for five minutes without adjusting myself. I also began to worry about the bad posture I could be having because of it as well. I found this and gave it a shot. I’ve only had it for a little more than a week but the difference with it has been amazing! I can sit at my desk all day long without feeling discomfort or back pain. It sits neatly on my chair without looking too noticeable, and now my biggest problem is trying to keep my co-workers from stealing it from me. I think $20 for this thing is honestly a steal! So worth it!” —MeLissa

Get it from Amazon for $21.98+ (available in three colors).

49.

Relax with a compression eye mask that’s great for anyone who suffers from headaches, migraines, sinus pain…or who just needs to decompress.

A person wearing the Compression Pain Relief Mask while they sleep


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Promising review: “Two years ago I bought one for myself — best eye mask I ever had. Love, love the cool feeling and the beads that form to your face, giving you complete darkness. Then I bought some as Christmas gifts. Just recently my sister-in-law asked where I bought it — she needed another one and settling for others she found wasn’t cutting it. After two years the elastic band has stretched some but I have my next one bought and waiting. Oh, and I bought my husband one this past Christmas so he would stop stealing mine.” —Julie

Get it from Amazon for $13.54.

50.

Try out a long-lasting HyperChiller designed to use regular water to chill drinks, sometimes in under a minute — plus it’s dishwasher-safe!

A customer review photo of their HyperChiller next to a glass of iced coffee


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Promising review: “Truly, I thought this was a gimmick. Spoiler: it’s not. It really works. And it doesn’t make my coffee taste bitter like putting it in the fridge or freezer does. I am so impressed!” —Cassandra Mercedes Broadwater 

“I use this for coffee, tea, and alcohol, and it’s made my life so much easier. My preference is always iced coffee over hot, but it’s hard to do iced coffee without it getting watered down or taking forever. I usually just drink coffee at the Starbucks where I work, but the easiness of the hyper chiller has me drinking it at home much more often. It cools really fast, almost never taking the full 60 seconds that are recommended. This is one of my favorite coffee tools, and the instructions made it easy to put together.” —Sarah Larson

Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in five colors). 

51.

Get to sleep using a wireless sleep headphone headband designed with Bluetooth, ultra-thin HD stereo speakers that make it perfect for sleeping, workouts, air travel, and meditation.


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Promising review: “I bought these as a gift for my daughter, who needed something to listen to podcasts at night while she was recovering from leg surgery. She claims they are very comfortable, have long battery life, and the sound quality is excellent. They don’t slip off her head while she is laying down, and even stay on if she falls asleep wearing them. They are a good value, and the headband is washable, too!” —zoe1157

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in nine colors).

52.

Keep track of your progress with a water-resistant Amazfit Band 5 Fitness Tracker designed with Alexa built in, a 15-day battery life, and music controls, plus it’ll monitor your sleep, blood oxygen, and heart rate.

A customer review photo of them wearing the fitness tracker in black


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Promising review: “Got it as a Christmas gift for my father-in-law, he loves it! He has raved about the watch several times now, especially how it tracks his sleep. Overall it’s been a very positive experience for him, especially after his previous (different) watch broke. Seems to work well, is easy to use, and looks nice.” —Jordan

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in four colors).

53.

Make breakfast a breeze by using a genius Whiskware pancake batter mixer that’s designed with a BlenderBall wire whisk — just drop in the ingredients to make your favorite pancake batter, shake up the bottle, and use the spout to drop the perfect amount onto the griddle. It’s that easy!


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Promising review: “I LOVE this thing! Breakfast has never been faster or easier! And it doesn’t make noise that will wake everyone up while I am mixing. The silicone tip is real silicone (for those wondering about the pinch test) and does well against cast-iron. I have never been able to get my pancakes this fluffy until now! So great! Planning on buying more from this brand! It is also super easy to clean. The bottom comes off to fill it up and it turns into a holder for the bottle by setting the top into the bottom setting. It suggests putting in your liquid first then your mix but if making a large amount you might have to gently tap it a bit.” —KC Hunter

Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (also available in an egg shaker).

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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