25 Little Things To Give Yourself Just Because

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1.

A tinted face lotion with SPF 50 for keeping your skin safe from harmful UV rays all summer long.


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This is oxybenzone-, paraben-, phthalate-, PABA-, petrolatum-, sulfate-, dye-, and oil-free. Plus, it’s water-resistant for about 80 minutes!

Promising review: “I just recently switched to this sunscreen because I wanted a tinted one that didn’t break my bank and I think I found it! It’s super easy to blend in, doesn’t clog my pores or feel greasy, doesn’t have that sunscreen smell (it almost smells like a shea butter smell, very slightly anyway). My sensitive skin loves it and it’s cruelty free!” —Alisa Lani

Get it from Amazon for $11.59.

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A bottle of hot honey you can add to things like pizza, veggies, wings, cheese, ice cream, cocktails, and more — the possibilities are basically endless.


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Need more convincing? Read our review of this delicious hot honey.

Promising review: “This mixed-up honey is absolutely fabulous. I gave in and ordered three bottles more after my initial order, because it’s really good on everything. And I mean EVERYTHING: soft pretzels, toast, biscuits, waffles, cereal, yogurt, ice cream, and definitely pizza. It gives everything in your kitchen a small kick of sweet heat flavor without burning your mouth up. I’ve told many of my friends about this magical elixir and they all agree. This is the BEST specialty honey any of us have ever had.” —Jeff R. Clow

Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

3.

A Homesick candle that’ll have you reminiscing about your home state, city, country, or favorite memory.


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Get them from Homesick: the New York candle (left, top note: apple peel, nutmeg, mid note: clove, cinnamon, pumpkin, hay, river, base note: tonka bean, musk) for $29.95, or the Summer Camp candle (right, top note: green grass, lemon, lime, mid note: watery, sunscreen, smoke, jasmine, base note: amber, sandalwood) for $29.95.

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A pack of animal-shaped cutters perfect for turning your produce, meats, cheeses, and more into little mini critters, which will make eating more fun for everyone.


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Features a cat, dog, pig, elephant, dolphin, and penguin.

Promising review: “We’ve been using these for our latest food allergy cookbook that we published and I absolutely love these. I plan to buy more, as the whole concept is so fun. Kids (and adults) should enjoy their food, and this is one sure way to do that. They’re also dishwasher-safe, so win-win all around.” —The Allergy Chef

Get a pack of six from Amazon for $7.35.

5.

A pen set sure to become your new best friend, because you know what they say, diamond pens are a gal’s best friend. Right?


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Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.99.

6.

An exfoliating body scrub that’ll make your skin feel ultra-smooth and will not only leave you smelling yummy, but quite frankly, your whole bathroom. I would know because I own this and love it.


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Even though I write about products all day long, I am one of those people who is often skeptical before buying anything on the internet, especially beauty/skincare products because my skin is super sensitive. I’ve never regularly used an exfoliating body scrub, so I’m not sure what drove me to order this, but I’m SO glad I did. This leaves me skin feeling SO soft. I first tested it on just my hands and honestly, felt the difference in softness IMMEDIATELY. And it smells SO yummy. I have the rose scent, but I imagine all the scents are just as wonderful. Just note, that the company changed the packaging, so it won’t come in a container like the one you see above. Don’t be alarmed, this stuff is still great!

Get it from Amazon for $22.95 (available in 11 scents).

7.

A mermaid pool float so you can flap your mermaid tail across the pool, or at least imagine you’re flapping your mermaid tail across the pool.


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

8.

A T-shirt dress you should buy in every color immediately so you can keep your wardrobe comfy and cute.


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Promising review: “This is an awesome deal! This dress is so comfortable and flowy without feeling like you are just wearing a sheet. This hugs in just the right places, which is awesome. This hits right above the knee which makes it the perfect length to wear for work or casually with whatever type of shoes. In the fall, I can wear leggings and boots with it. I will probably be ordering more in every color. Stop reading and just buy these!” —Megan

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 24 styles, and sizes XS–XL).

9.

An iced tea tumbler that’ll allow you to whip up a refreshingly cold or soothingly warm beverage all on-the-go.


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Holds up to 16 ounce and works with both loose leaf tea and teabags. It features a leak-proof, flip-top lid. The bottle is made of durable, BPA-free, temperature-safe Tritan, has a stainless steel brew filter, is odor-, taste-, and stain-resistant, and dishwasher-safe!

Get it from BuzzFeed’s Goodful line, exclusively at Macy’s for $19.99 (originally $28.99, available in two colors).

10.

A 10-pack of sheet masks for treating yourself to a little at-home spa treatment, which is especially great if you’re anything like me and don’t have the time nor money for an actual facial.


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Promising review: “I am not a fan of sheet masks since I find that they leave a slimy residue on my skin but I came across these and they looked cute so I decided to give them a try. They are easy to open, a little tricky to unfold the mask itself. Plenty of essence and best of all NO STICKY RESIDUE, just a refreshed feeling after I took off the mask. Would definitely buy again.” —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

11.

A quilted belt bag to keep your important belongings in — this is great for wearing to music festivals and concerts (that don’t have a clear bag policy), outdoor activities, exploring a new city during your travels, etc..


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Get it from Forever 21 for $14.90 (available in two colors).

12.

A fidget spinner ring that’ll keep you and your fidgety hands busy when you need it, and close-by in the form of a trendy accessory when you’re not actively using it.


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Promising review: “I’ve had this ring for over six months and it’s still going strong. I wear it in the shower, swimming pool, and at night and it still looks as good as new. The spinning portion does get gunked up depending on what kind of hand soap I use, but all I need to do is give it a good wash in dish soap with hot water and it’s as good as new. It helps to keep me from picking on my cuticles and to help me concentrate while I’m studying. All in all, I am very satisfied with this ring and would recommend it to anyone looking for a spinner ring.” —Joy

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in six colors, and sizes 4–12).

13.

A wine aerator that you just stick in the bottle and pour to make any wine taste noticeably richer and more delicious.


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I purchased this as part of a gift for my mom this past Mother’s Day and we first tested it by tasting one glass of wine without using the aerator and another glass with the aerator. I didn’t have high expectations and neither did my mom, but we did the taste test and the difference was very noticeable. The aerated glass tasted SO much better. Is it socially acceptable to bring this to a restaurant and ask them to pour me wine using it? Let me know.

Get it from Amazon for $15.50+ (available in two colors).

14.

An aromatherapy mist to make any room smell super yummy and fill it with the relaxing scent of your favorite essential oil (there are a few to choose from!)


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Promising review: “Love this! I was struggling with insomnia and anxiety and it was driving me crazy. I’m a massage therapist so I am familiar with the effects of lavender. It has allowed me to sleep so much better! My anxiety has also decreased. My husband even enjoys the scent! I have already recommended it to many of my friends!” —Michele Schwind

Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in seven scents).

15.

A tee or sweatshirt from the BuzzFeed Merch shop on Amazon that’ll have you repping, well, us! We have some pretty comfortable and cool designs if we do say so ourselves.


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Get them from BuzzFeed merch shop on Amazon: the Good Advice cupcake T-shirt (left) for $21.99 (available in five colors, and women S–3XL/men S–3XL), or the Tasty sweatshirt for $36.99 (available in five colors, and sizes unisex S–2XL).

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A 15-piece makeup brush set you’re gonna want for the sole reason that they’re super pretty-looking. I mean, yes, they’re great brushes and you get a wonderful variety of shapes and sizes, but like, the aesthetic.


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These are vegan-friendly!

Promising review: “Was hesitant to buy these because my skin is sensitive, and I’ve just always believed the pricier the makeup/brushes, the better. Honestly, I haven’t had any issue with these, and in fact, they are probably better than the brushes I have from Sephora. The bristles don’t shed or come off on your face when you use them. Great quality for the price!” —Blair Niederhauser

Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

17.

A cord manager to ensure your wires don’t get all mixed up, and tangled, and messy, and ultimately leaving you feeling stressed.


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Promising review: “I didn’t know I needed this until I purchased one. Now I have three of them. My Kindle, Bluetooth headset, and phone all require charging cables on my nightstand. Without this, all three would fall to the floor (or — much worse — behind my nightstand), after I disconnect them each morning. This keeps them right where I need them, and is also great for organizing cables next to a PC or laptop docking station. It’s a simple, sturdy device that does exactly what it was designed for.” —Joshua Villines

Get it from Amazon for $12.75+ (available in two colors).

18.

A mini waffle maker that’ll make cooking up a yummy, perfectly-portioned brekkie super fast and easy.


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Promising review: “Seriously, I love this thing more than my regular-sized waffle maker!! It makes waffles that are a tad smaller than Eggo waffles. They are a perfect size. My kids love that I am willing to make waffles in it on weekdays instead of just on weekends with my other one. So easy to use, no clean-up is necessary. The waffles come out perfectly every time, no spray needed! Almost thinking I should get another one. You will not be sorry with this little guy — a keeper!” —Thefabfive

Get it from Amazon for $13.39 (originally $14.99, available in nine colors).

19.

A sloth necklace you should buy at anything but a sloth-pace. Like, seriously, go get this NOW. It’s calling your name, I can hear it through the screen.

20.

A super fun game to test your movie knowledge — if you get a question right, you get a point, and if you get it wrong, you have to take a drink. Honestly, you might try and get them wrong on purpose, and I wouldn’t blame you.


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Promising review: “I LOVE this game!!! It’s easy to pack anywhere, I mean it fits in your purse — and I laughed so hard with my friends that my stomach hurt. Highly recommended this for an inexpensive way to add fun to your weekend (or weeknight) dinner parties or game night. It keeps the cocktails flowing and the crowd laughing.” —Melissa Keener

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

21.

A 3-in-1 spiralizer and juicer that’ll have you consuming your produce in the forms of “noodles” and juice. Basically, the best way to eat them when you’re bored with the same ol’ same ol’.


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Comes with a cleaning brush!

Get it from BuzzFeed’s Tasty line, exclusively at Walmart for $9.97.

22.

A pair of oversized sunnies for blocking out the h8ers, and also the sun.


Free People

Get them from Free People for $25.

23.

A journal to write down one line every day for five years — it can be something you did that day, a way you were feeling, something you’re looking forward to, a lesson you learned, a quote, a song lyric — it’ll be so cool to look back on five years from now and see how you’ve progressed.


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Promising review: “I have known about these diaries for awhile, and when I saw this patterned cover I knew I had to get it. The colors are bright and the gold is shiny! It’s absolutely beautiful! All the pages inside were there and in the correct date order, and the ribbon bookmark is very handy. I will be getting more for gifts!” —Jennie Nichols

Get it from Amazon for $14.24 (originally $16.95).

24.

A throw pillowcase that’ll add a cute boho-chic vibe to any room of your home.


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Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in 14 styles).

25.

A trio of Mario Badescu sprays to use in the morning as a toner before applying makeup, a mid-day refresher, and a nightly spritz before a good night’s sleep.


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Set includes aloe, cucumber, and green tea mists perfect for spraying onto cleansed skin before moisturizer in the morning to wake up your skin, boost hydration, and tone. The herbs and rosewater spray is the most popular of the Mario Badescu sprays and is great for when you need a mid-day pick-me-up and to add some dew back into your makeup, and the chamomile and lavender spray is great for use before bedtime as it helps to de-stress and balance your skin, while brightening it, so you’ll wake up feeling fresh in the am ready to start this wonderful regimen all over again. And be sure to check out our write-up of the fabulous Mario Badescu spray.

Promising review: “I’ve been searching around for a great spray mist after I ran out of my previous one. It seems like everyone I came across was $20 itself, so I couldn’t believe that these were $21 for a three pack! They are great sized bottles, so the value is incredible for how much they cost a piece. The scents are not too strong at all, and they all have a unique smell. The directions mention you can use them before or after other products/makeup. I do feel like there is a bit of tackiness to my skin after I apply the spray, but that fades after about an hour or so. No added oiliness and always so refreshing!” —Meaghan C.

Get them from Amazon for $21.

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