Welcome to 2021, the year when your Prosecco bubbles last a week and your AirPods never fall out of your ears again.
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Promising review: “Couldn’t be happier with my purchase! I’ve never been able to wear EarPods because they always fell out. These Earhoox have completely solved that problem. They work so well, in fact, I can’t imagine what activity could make them fall out. 100% satisfied, would recommend and would definitely buy again.” —bern
Get a set of two pairs (one small, one large) from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).
I purchased one of these at the aggressive behest of a friend, and it’s LEGIT. I told myself I was a Red Wine Lady my whole life because it was easier to save for later, but now that I don’t live in constant fear of wasting the bubbly stuff, I am an All Wine Lady and have finally achieved my truest form.
Promising review: “This product was a real surprise for me, I was never able to keep my bubblies as fresh and bubbly after the first opening. Three days later, and my expensive Brut tastes just as nice. Frankly, this is probably going to become my go-to gift from now on… pair a nice bottle to it and voila! Thumbs up!” —RonBY
You can also use it to steady your phone on a flat surface, or wedge it between couch cushions for stable Netflix marathoning!
Promising review: “Best invention for cell phones and tablets. This is one of the best products ever! I use it for my lives, FaceTime, and for watching my iPad. Super light and comfy! My hands feel better after one week if use!” —Dannette M. Cara
Promising review: “Fantastic product. I’m able to get every drop out of my very expensive face cream. Works on bottles, jars, etc. Only wish I had bought this product years ago. Oh, the money I could have saved. Clean with soap and water after use and store in an upright position (rubber end up), and I think you will get your money’s worth out of it. Already bought more as gifts.” —HMSK
Promising review: “Excellent design that solved my long-term issue! I have a corner wall outlet where we plug in digital clock, table lamp, computer charger and cell phone chargers. For a long time we have been using an outlet extender strip, which has a thick long line laying on the floor. Even with the multiple outlets the extender provided, we sometimes still need to unplug and re-plug some chargers because they have big head that occupies multiple outlet spaces. Surprisingly, this relatively small device provides large space on the side which can easily fit two big head chargers, USB outlet saves you another charger head space, and the night light function makes it easy for you to see the outlets in dark corners or at night. This product is a perfect space saver for office and entertainment areas for your home. Thumbs up!” —LawSchoolStudent2L
Promising review: “This stuff is my go-to fix when I feel a migraine coming on. I suffer from sinus headaches and migraines usually once or twice a week. This product I put on each temple, under my nose and on my wrists when I feel the pressure starting and it cuts the pain to a minimum. It seems to stop the worst pain before it has a chance to start. Thank you for a great product! I will buy again and again!” —Brenton1985
Promising review: “This is a perfect companion for my new planner 2020. It’s ideal for me to organize my planner with multi color entries on my planner. 18 color pens are crafted with a style. They are very sturdy and easy to hold on hand. The fine tips give stylish writing. I love to send them as gifts for my kids.” —David
Promising review: “As a medical student this has been an amazing addition to my daily study regimen. Same amazing boost as the Diet Coke and coffee I used to chug, but without the jitters, crash/headache, or teeth staining. It’s become my new go-to for staying awake and alert in the OR or on the wards. Highly recommend for anyone who needs a pick-me-up but doesn’t want that ‘wired’ sensation you get from coffee.” —R. Sardesai
Promising review: “This seat cushion is SO GOOD. I have had a lot of problems with pressure on my tailbone and resulting back problems, and they’ve been getting worse. I will be honest, I have only tried the old-fashioned medical donuts, so I don’t have much to compare it to. However, this cushion is nicely thick, and the cutout and contours are so perfect and they take all pressure off my tailbone. After working for a few hours, I got up and for the first time in almost a year, didn’t have pain. Normally, the pressure on my tailbone becomes pretty bad while sitting, but produces an even sharper pain upon standing. Feeling so great for the first time prompted me to buy another for work so I could keep this one at home and never be without it! Hopefully, reducing the pressure on my tailbone will also help it heal, but even being free from pain is wonderful.” —CSC
Promising review: “I love the finish on the bottle! I hate holding wet water bottles and this does NOT sweat! It also holds two full bottles of 16.9-oz. packages water bottles so it’s very easy to get my full water intake on the go! Easy to carry, fits in my car’s cup holders perfectly (not big at all like some water bottles). I got the ombré purple to teal and it’s very true to color. Easy to clean, wide enough for bottle brushes, and the straw stays put. I also love how I just push the little button by the mouthpiece and it just pops open quick for easy drinking (if you’re driving and don’t need to be messing around opening bottles😉). Highly recommend this water bottle. For the price, it’s amazing! Keeps my water cool for hours too.” —Alicia
Psst — this insulated strip also stops air conditioning from escaping out of the crack under the door, saving energy and money!
Promising review: “I came across this blessing in disguise after being completely FED UP with noise from my siblings in my house when I’m trying to sleep for work the next day. I bought sound proof padding as you would use in a studio, it helped, but not that much. Not actually realizing that it’s not really the door I have to worry about… IT’S AROUND THE DOOR. It never dawned on me to look into door sealing options. MANNNN this is everything I needed. I followed the instructions although I already knew what to do with it, the glue is very adhesive, it really has a true feeling of what I would expect this product to feel like. I quickly installed it and EUREKA. IT WORKS, it does not budge or move regardless of how hard my door closes. I was listening to my sibling take a phone call when the door was open then after I was done, I closed the door and POOF, noise no more!” —Bobby
Promising review: “In the category of personal effects, this item is an essential services provider: It adds a decorative element (at a time when I’m not messing with wearing jewelry) while ALSO ensuring I don’t leave my desk without my mask, and it keeps my mask away from surfaces. It appears to be well made and of good quality, and comes with attachments to fit thick or thin mask straps, and to convert to eyeglasses holder if desired.” —Verbal Blowtorch
You can sync this alarm clock with an app on your phone (or with an Alexa or Google Home), and it will gradually brighten the room with red-tinted light designed to fight grogginess in the minutes leading up to your wakeup. By the time your alarm goes off, your eyes will have already adjusted to the “daylight,” so you won’t be as tempted to hit snooze. It also has customizable sounds to wake you up, like “Hawaiian waves.”
Promising review: “Best purchase ever! I’ve been staying with my parents since this whole COVID thing happened and my room is in the basement with no windows so it’s hard to tell what time of day it is. This has helped me get up in the mornings at my normal time.” —Megan Smith
*Another* promising review: “I used this to help my daughter get re-adjusted to waking up earlier. Since COVID-19 she had been sleeping in since March to 11am! Now that school has started again the light has helped her to make the transition from waking up at 6 a.m.. This has helped greatly to make it easier for her to adjust back to her old sleep schedule.” —Tiffany Morales
The question is less what can you put it on and more what *can’t* you put it on. Reviewers mention salads, burritos, eggs, burgers, sandwiches, and steak. Psst — it’s also keto-friendly and gluten-free, if you have any dietary preferences or restrictions!
Promising review: “So good. Favorable and just a mild hot, it’s really good on anything that needs a little something — eggs, beans and rice, etc. Not a ‘hot sauce’ as much as a flavor enhancer. And, name aside, not really avocado in flavor; the avocado base just provides a little creamier, smoother, richer base for the spiciness. I can see people who don’t like avocados still liking this sauce.” —Jennifer
Promising review: “I bought this product because wearing a face mask makes my glasses fog, even with the metal strip to form around the bridge of my nose. It works all day with only one application, unless I have been doing a lot of activity, then I might have to re-apply. Just spray it on the clean lenses of your glasses then wipe dry with a clean dry lintless cloth, as simple as that. I was so impressed that I gave my second bottle to my team members for them to use. Delivery was fast. I highly recommend this product from this company. I would not hesitate to buy this again when I need more in the future.” —Tonya Crippen
Promising review: “I’ve used these almost every day of quarantine to drown out the sound of upstairs neighbors. I wouldn’t compare the sound quality to other brands but the design is perfect for sleeping, exercise, cleaning, and every day wear.” —Demi Boyd
FWIW re: scars, though, this stuff really works. I had thyroid surgery a few years ago and Bio-Oil took me from looking like I’d stumbled out of the Red Wedding to virtually no detectable scar within a few months. All I did was apply it once in the morning and once at night.
Promising review: “I bought this for my scars but because of the current Covid-19 crisis I have been washing my hands so much that they are painfully dry. Hand cream hasn’t helped enough so I decided to use the Bio-Oil on them and even after the first application they felt SO much better! I’m glad I bought the big bottle!” —L. Strand
Promising review: “I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of the package for quantity), and approximately a month after I used these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This also worked wonders for my plants that don’t flower! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became greener and healthier looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again.” —Elizabeth
Promising review: “It was always a pain to reach down the side of my bed to reach my chargers, not to mention the wad of cables I’d have to sift through just to charge my phone. I finally searched for a solution and came across these. They’re great! They’re really easy to stick on and they stay in place. I haven’t had an issue of them falling off. Whenever I need to charge a device they’re right next to me, easy to reach and untangled. I definitely recommend!” —Nelis Perez
Promising review: “I seriously can’t believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting Hydro Flask coffee mug; I tried everything — bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING — and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER Hydro Flask to replace it. Eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand-new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much that I used it on another Hydro Flask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn’t put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING.” —Amazon Customer
These come with a wireless charging case that provides up to 14 hours of charge (with the earbuds able to play for 4+ hours with each full charge). The earbuds are also sweatproof and waterproof so you can use them during workouts or runs, and have a built-in mic so you can chat on the phone.
Promising review: “The sound is great. Talking on the phone with a mask on is no problem — the person receiving my call could hear me perfectly. They stay in just fine while driving or working. This company has great customer service.” —twomoms
Promising review: “I love this product! Every day I love to enjoy a nice cup of coffee and multiple cups of tea but I’m a slow drinker and within minutes my tea goes cold. I have one right by my bed and in the office. I only drink cold tea when I want to now 😃! I ended up buying almost 10 more for gifts over the holidays especially for all my friends and family who have to work at home during these times.” —Sharise
Promising review: “These candles are fantastic! They smell great, and do a great job of eliminating any odors in your house, not only those from pets. They do work best if you burn them for 1-2 hours at a time, but will get rid of the smells of wet dog, fecal smells, urine odors, and I’ve even found them useful for cooking odors. I highly recommend these candles. I purchased the Vanilla Creme Brûlée scent. I often get headaches from powerful scents, but have never gotten one from these lovely candles!” —Heather
Promising review: “I got this for Christmas. Honestly I didn’t think it would work. It sat around for 6-7 months before I tried it. Wow! My tiled shower had mold, mildew, iron, rust, hard water stains, dirt and every other nasty stain that can be had in a shower. With a little Comet and very little effort it took it all off. I have tried every cleaner, scrubbie that I could find to clean this shower. Nothing worked. Not even straight bleach. This scrubber worked. I am in shock that it worked. After a good workout I noticed that the some of the brushes were bent. The product is still worth the money even if I have to replace it. Overall this is a great product. I am going to be giving them as Christmas gifts this year.” —FreddiesCat
Now you can host your get-togethers without that one helpful friend being like *GASP* when they see the state of your dishwasher.
Promising review: “We have very hard water in this area, and though my dishwasher is supposed to be self-cleaning when you use the right detergent (which I have been), it’s been getting gunkier and gunkier and a couple of months ago the rinse aid dispenser stopped filling properly. When I looked that up, the online advice said that can happen if it gets too dirty and gave advice on running the dishwasher with vinegar and other tricks. But I saw this and, being pleased with Affresh’s machine cleaners I’d used on my clothes washer, decided to try it. It worked AMAZINGLY, in ONE try. My rinse aid dispenser immediately started working good as new again, and my dishwasher is the cleanest it’s been since we got it! Love it!” —Mouriana
Promising review: “Okay, I was skeptical because there are so many to choose from and everyone has an opinion on what works and what doesn’t. I have extremely crusty feet and because Covid was going on, I hadn’t been able to get to the salons so I bought this and tried it at home. IT WORKED! I am very pleased. My feet are hella soft and I ain’t embarrassed wearing flip-flops. This product 100% works so if you are looking for a product like I was and taking forever to make a decision … then stop and buy this one.” —Serlencie Vick Abram Jr
Promising review: “I was skeptical at first. What kind of witchcraft could these small plastic bins be born from that would make them somehow extend the life of our otherwise short-lived produce? Well, let me tell you — if it was witchcraft that produced these containers, then call the Sanderson sisters and get them rolling on another batch! Down here in southeastern Virginia, the produce is terrible! We couldn’t get strawberries to last for more than three or four days. They’re so much cheaper to buy in the large containers, but then we had to eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner just to make sure they were gone before they started to get too soft and juicy. I was beginning to dislike strawberries. And that, ladies and gentlemen, would be a crime in and of itself. But along came these wonderful containers. They more than doubled the life of our berries, allowing me to once again think to myself, Eh, maybe this meal I will have kiwi.” —Michael Territo
An embarrassing confession: I do not have a pet, but I shed like nobody’s business. My hair gets so ingrained in the carpet that a vacuum truly does nothing for it, so I often was just unrooting clumps of hair from the floor with my hands (sorry for the visual). I bought this broom and it immediately started pulling it up GOBS of hair. My carpet like, genuinely changed color (turns out the pink was supposed to be much pinker, whoops). Anyway, do with that semi-horrifying information what you will.
Promising review: “I bought this broom two years ago and it is still going strong! I have four large breed dogs and we have fur — EVERYWHERE! This works so so good! I came back and purchased one for my neighbor and sent one to my favorite pet rescue down south. I am always amazed at what this picks up even after I just ran the vacuum. If you remove the head from the handle you can use the head to do in all the crevices along baseboards where fur gets trapped on the carpets. I also use it that way to do the carpet corners on the stairs. Lastly I use it to get dust and cobwebs off the floors and ceilings. It truly is a super tool.” —Roseann
As you can see, this is my own human hand pictured above. I’m obsessed with jewelry retailer Local Eclectic, but my ring finger is between two of their sizes — enter this plastic coil, which made up the size difference in the hottest second.
Promising review: “I’ve been holding off on getting my ring resized and decided to do something temporary till then. These are perfect! They came with a bunch of different sizes, and you only use a small amount of the one you need. If I end up needing it tighter again, I can swap it out for a larger coil. They are really easy to put on, and I hardly feel it at all on my finger. I’m not sure how long they will last because I haven’t had it for long, but it comes with enough extra that it would be easy to swap out if they don’t hold up.” —Charet
Promising review: “I have a pillow top and pillow bottom queen-sized bed that is a little too small for king sheets and with queen sheets I have battled to keep the sheets from popping off. I have tried everything! I was about to try to customize some king sheets because it was so frustrating. Then I saw this product advertised on Facebook in one of those posts about the amazing products that people love. So I figured it was worth a try. It works. I was shocked. My sheets have not popped off once. I ordered this in February and it is May now—and they have not popped off once! They used to pop off EVERY …. SINGLE… NIGHT. To say this is life changing is not an exaggeration. Such a relief to be able to sleep through the night without ending up in rumpled sheets.” —TinkerbellAPixie
Promising review: “Decided to try these while I was still a bit skeptical that they’d work. I found they fit well in the space. I had to squish them in the space and then they expand back to fill the gap. We’ve dropped a couple things that would have most likely gone into that space and it was nice to see it do its job. Worth the money and decided I’m going to give this product as gifts this year. Figure most people won’t already own it but would love to have it if they got a chance to try a set.” —Amazon Customer
Promising review: “I LOVE LOVE LOVE my slow cooker liners. Never again will I cook without one in my slow cooker! I’ve been using these for 2+ years and it still boggles my mind how much easier cleanup is nowadays. I’m not worried anymore about crusty sauce I have to clean off or things sticking to the bottom of the slow cooker itself. Now I just plop one of these easy to use bags inside and voila! Doesn’t affect cook time and cleanup is a breeze — just pull bag out and toss and you’re easily 95% of the way to a cleaned up slow cooker.” —Minnemama2017
Promising review: “I just got it yesterday and was excited to try it out. First it looks so cool with its blue light. The foil cutter is awesome, took a second and cut the foil perfectly. Next I simply centered the corkscrew in the middle of the cork, pressed the down button and voila the cork came out, push the up button and cork is removed from the bottle opener. Why didn’t I get this before? A few months later, still works great and I bought about four more as gifts. All recipients love it!!” —D.S.
Promising review: “This refreshes my worn-out manicure very well. I apply this as a topcoat over my old manicure. It respreads and smooths out the polish and leaves it fresh and shiny. It’s a bit pricey, but it does save me a lot of time and trouble not having to repolish my nails.” —SoniaSophia
Psst — a lot of reviewers mention this worked great for kids’ masks, especially since sizing for kids’ faces is all over the place and difficult to measure out when you’re buying masks online!
Promising review: “Works great! My mask stays put. I have a small face. Every mask I wear falls down and doesn’t cover my nose. I’ve had people stop me and ask where they could could buy the strap extenders.” —T. Panzek
Promising review: “This works and helps with sleep!!!! I’ve been using this for awhile and during quarantine, for some reason, I couldn’t get a good night’s rest. I have anxiety sometimes and can’t really sleep. I tried this oil and put two drops on my pillow and couple mins later, I’m deeply asleep😭 and it smells nice! I usually don’t like the smell of lavender, but it’s mixed with other scents so it isn’t too bad. I don’t use it all the time, but this does wonders.” —DP
*Another* promising review: “This product is maybe the best product I have ever used. I have been having sleeping issues for the past month and a half. Ever since the quarantine I’ve been very anxious, frustrated, have anxiety. I came across this product and wanted to give it a try. OMG this product is amazing. I have been able to sleep and relax. It keeps me calm and serene. The blends are amazing and I would highly recommend this to anyone. My mom and sister loved it as well so we recently ordered 10 bottles between us three. This product was a lifesaver for me, I hope it will help you too. Highly recommended it helped me hopefully you too.” —Amazon Customer
Psst — if you don’t have a diffuser, you can get a popular, well-reviewed essential oil diffuser on Amazon for $14.99.
A lot of runners (it me) and people working outdoors usually end up swapping out face masks when theirs get too sweaty, so this could be a convenient way to store them — plus with the color coding, you’ll know exactly which ones are used/dirty and which ones are still raring to go.
Promising review: “I prefer the colors since I know which color stays in my car, which goes in my purse/pocket, which stays at work and which carries the used masks so the masks and holders can be washed to go back in circulation avoiding any cross contamination. Keeps the masks clean and protected from my hands reaching into my bag or pocket. The clear ones went to my parents. We used colored markers to identify whom they belong to.” —Jest Donahue
I ordered two packs of these back in June and WOW, do I love them. I wear one of them nearly every day for errand running and walks, and they’re by far my favorite running/exercise mask so far. The material is protective but lightweight, with sort of a wetsuit feel. It stays locked in place while I’m running even though I sweat buckets. The seams are so subtle that they don’t irritate my face. Also, I feel really cool wearing them, which is saying something, because I am the least cool person I know. Note: I got the M/L size and tied the elastic straps for a tighter fit; XS/S seems more geared to kids and people with smaller faces.
Promising review: “This is an awesome workout mask!! Very breathable material with a pocket for adding a filter. By far the best fitness mask I’ve purchased so far. I highly recommend purchasing this for serious fitness advocates.” —DAKOTA86SW
Promising review: “I will start by saying that I am someone who is used to getting regular facials that include dermaplaning. I bought this because this service was no longer available to me during COVID (social distancing). I needed something to clear away dead skin and fine hairs. This product did NOT disappoint. The first time I used this blade/product I was absolutely amazed at the results. I washed my face and hands before using this. Once my face was dry, I used this to clear away dried skin areas and fine hair. My face felt amazing. I then proceeded to follow my moisturizing routine. It literally felt like I came from the spa. They came three to a package so this was a great buy for the amount of money spent. I have used one blade roughly three to four times and still don’t feel the need to switch to a new blade yet. Excellent purchase.” —Valerie Denison
Promising review: “I don’t require complete darkness when I sleep, so I hadn’t thought I’d ever want a sleep mask. Then 2020 happened! The pandemic and its associated anxiety have messed up my sleep in a major way. I often get to sleep just fine but wake up later unable to get back to sleep. I’ve decreased caffeine, established a regular bedtime, avoided screens hours before bed, and tried melatonin. I guess it’s all mental for me, but when I wake up like that, heart racing and sweaty, and I can’t see anything — no clocks or moonlight, no dozing form of my beloved next to me, no cat demon staring at the foot of the bed—I tend to settle down easier. It’s like wearing the mask reminds me I’m supposed to shut my eyes and sleep. And I usually do, right until the alarm goes off. I like the molded cups around the eyes. A flat mask would make me feel like I’m rubbing off all my eye cream and lash serum through the night. I have not washed this mask yet, but I think it’ll hold up just fine gently hand washing it. The adjustable band is soft and doesn’t slip out of place. If you’re on the fence about trying a sleep mask, you might as well get a really nice one! Give this a try, especially if you have anxiety like I described.” —Anna
Promising review: “This projector has been an amazing addition to our quarantine life at home. Who needs the movies when you have this. The volume is actually really good and the Wi-Fi is helpful. We hook up our Direct TV, Fire Stick, etc, and it all works great with great picture! We’ve been having a blast moving the movies home.” —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $117.74 (clip the “$30 off” coupon on the product page for this price).
Randl By Design is a California-based Etsy shop established in 2020 that specializes in silk sleepwear and accessible face masks.
Promising review: “Thank you so much for making these for me! I’m a speech therapist and it’s important for my students to see my mouth! The masks are great and fast delivery. Thank you!!!” —Kelly Dwyer
Get it from Randl By Design on Etsy for $19.12+ (originally $25.50+; available in three sizes and 18 styles).
Promising review: “Okay, I don’t normally rave about things like this. I bought this on a whim in last attempts to save my favorite duvet cover. The pills had gotten to the point where it was seriously uncomfortable to sleep with them getting all up in my leg space. I thought I was going to have to get a new duvet cover entirely. Along came this lil’ baby. Not only is my duvet cover basically brand new, but I have found a new hobby. I’m depilling everything. Sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh. Hi I’m obsessed. I can’t stop. I should send this back. I’ve started asking if my neighbors need anything depilled. I’m going to buy one of these for everyone in my life. Everyone needs to own this. Take it away from me.” —Sydney Jensen
Promising review: “I’m not washing my hair as often as I should be during quarantine, and after a while my scalp started getting dandruff/flaking skin and was itching. No matter how much I scrubbed the shampoo in with my fingers, my hair still felt oily after showers. I got this and I noticed a BIG difference in my hair after using it. This felt AMAZING while scrubbing my scalp to work the shampoo in (at first I was afraid it wouldn’t get to my scalp through my hair or would pull my hair out but neither of those happened) and once my hair dried, I noticed that it wasn’t oily at all and my roots were superrr soft. I’m going to recommend this to everyone I know!” —Megan
Promising review: “Due to Covid-19, I haven’t been able to grab a latte from Starbucks or my favorite local spots. I bought this and a milk frother and made some simple syrup and I am in heaven! This cold brew maker makes a great cup of cold brew coffee and it’s keeping me caffeinated.” —Lindsey Lane
Pie Town Soap Co. is an Arizona-based Etsy shop established in 2016 that specializes in handmade soaps and aromatherapy. You can get the spray in Breathe, Shield, Calm, Good Mood, Lavender, Sundew, Clear Mind, and Bliss.
Promising review: “The face mask sprays were a big hit in our small town hospital! Thank you for making wearing a mask for 12 hours better! The sprays smell wonderful!” —Cathy Smith
Get it from Pie Town Soap Co. on Etsy for $7.50+ (available in seven scents and two sizes).
Promising review: “Just started using this and it appears to work better than other stands I’ve used. I have used it in bed, on the sofa, and in the kitchen while cooking. The three angles are perfect and the height keeps cooking splatters from reaching surfaces. One must remember that when moving from one spot or location to another to readjust the legs as the stand has a tendency to fold up when moved. I love the feature allowing me to use my electronic device while in bed. Time will tell how well the elastic clasp will keep things secured in this position. Absolutely love this stand so far. Gifted my neighbor with one and he seems as pleased as I am.” —Sharon
You can either use this with your phone mounted just under the light for FaceTime or TikTok, or if you’re calling or filming from a laptop, you can set up the tripod or the light on your desk behind the screen. Boom, fancy lighting.
Promising review: “I’ve been having to work from home. During this time, I’m in front of my computer doing WebEx calls and Teams. Having to present and talk in front of 20-50+ people. This light is AWESOME! My team even asked what I did and then made their purchase right away!” —Anna Chouinard
Promising review: “Oh my gosh…. of course my cat decides to go on a PEE SPREE during the COVID pandemic when we are stuck inside our home for days on end!!!!! My cat peed on my mattress, the carpet, and two couches, and since the state went on lockdown, we couldn’t have a carpet/upholstery place come in to clean (and even then, they couldn’t guarantee anything against CAT URINE, which they say is the worst possible stain/odor to remove). This was our only hope. Well. This worked. It WORKED, PEOPLE. I sprayed the mattress down, soaked it good, soaked a rag in the stuff and laid it on top to THOROUGHLY saturate it. Then I soaked up as much of the residual and let it air dry. and then I BURIED my face in there, punched the mattress to see if any stink ‘poofed’ up into my face … and nope. Only the wonderful bubble-gum type scent of this spray was left. So I’m totally happy.” —AmazonReviewerJen
Promising review: “Quarantine had me lonely, so I got this and it really helped me sleep. It feels like a hug. My friend, many states away, was stressed and lonely in his quarantine, so I got him one too, and he sleeps like a baby now. Wonderful for self or gift. I don’t personally find it too hot in the summer if it’s under 74 degrees, but If it’s hotter than that, it might be too hot/heavy. Highly recommend.” —Penny
A few months ago I set up a little Command hook mask corner by my apartment door, and it has been SO HELPFUL — instead of rooting through my masks to find the one that matches best (I’m a vain critter at heart) I can see all the clean ones I have available right in front of me, and don’t forget to put it on when I’m in a rush. I also use it to hang my sports masks after I sanitize them and am waiting for them to dry!
As for how the Command hooks work — these have an adhesive on the back for easy application to the wall, which you can pull down on once you’re ready to uninstall it without doing any damage to the wallpaper or paint.
Promising review: “I set up a row of these per person in our house on the back of a door near where we exit, to hang our face masks. There is a hook for each day. They are staying on the door, but remember, there isn’t much weight from a face mask. Right size for face masks — small. Like that they don’t stick out. Working well for our purpose.” —Amy
Promising review: “I thought this stuff was a bunch of BS, I was like pssh what a waste of $8 ON AMAZON FOR THIS LITTLE THING. Well, I put it on today on spots where my flats rub off the skin. My feet survived an entire day, INTACT! Highly recommend. This product made wearing shoes that rub on your ankles/backs of your feet doable!!!!” —Jamie
Promising review: “VERY COMFORTABLE. Because of COVID-19 I decided to quarantine with my family at my mom’s house. I am in the guest room with an uncomfortable spring mattress. I ordered this for better comfort while I’m here and I don’t wanna get out of bed now. Amazing comfort, support and relief.” —Amazon Customer
*Another* promising review: “We are quarantining at my partner’s mom’s house, sleeping on a lumpy flat futon. Three weeks was all I could take until I decided to take action. I ordered this mattress topper and now both our lower back pain and hip pain from sleeping on our sides are gone! ” —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in two or three inch depth and in eight standard bed sizes).
Promising review: “One day I woke up to neck pain I’ve never had before. Seven months later I still have it. I’ve been to PT, MT, spin surgeons etc. Turns out I have lateral stenosis as well as muscle tension due to stress related issues (COVID-19, etc…) I’ve also tried other pillows. I didn’t like it. This pillow here worked. I still have issues but much less since I started using this pillow. I take it everywhere I go and usually wake up without any neck pain. I definitely recommend it.” —eRiK
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