It's taken you all your life, but you've finally done it: You've reached full-grown womanhood. Congratulations! Give yourself a big 'ol pat on the back, because living your grown-AF lady life isn't always easy. Trust me, I know this firsthand.
So wouldn't it be nice if you had some products that made your day to day life just a tiny bit easier? The following 36 products are the perfect combo of brilliant, handy, and completely adorable. A fair warning, though: It might be tough to get through this post without spending some cash.
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These Gel Pens That Have A Purrfectly Precious DesignSure, you may be a grown AF lady, but that doesn't mean you've completely forgotten about the things you loved as a middle schooler. Like these adorable cat pens, for example. The gel formula means it glides effortlessly across the paper, and the sweet kitty accents add a major dose of cuteness to your desk. And who couldn't use a pick-me-up at work, right?
This Recycling Sorter That Will Make You Feel SO Grown UpRecycling is important. I know that it might take a little bit longer to divide up your recycling and your trash, but if we can take even the tiniest steps to help Mother Earth it's totally worth it. This recycling sorter takes the guesswork out of it and makes it easy to feel like you're doing something good for the planet.
This Drying Rack That Takes Up Minimal SpaceIf you're one of those people who just drape your wet clothes on various pieces of furniture throughout your house to dry them (like I do), this retractable clothing rack is about to blow your mind. It screws securely into the wall and can be expanded and retracted so it takes up minimal space. Plus, it keeps your non-dryable clothes fresh and wrinkle-free.
This Retinol Moisturizer With Tons Of Vitamin AApply a thin layer of this retinol moisturizer to your face day and night — vitamin A can help reduce the frequency of breakouts, as well as speed up healing. It's safe for all types of skin, and there's even some hyaluronic acid in there to help lock moisture into your skin.
This Meal Planner That Makes Your Week WAY More OrganizedI like to cook, and while I'm, admittedly, not very good about it, it's fun to try out new recipes and I love the satisfying feeling of eating a delicious meal that I made with my own two hands. But lately, I've been in a total recipe rut. I made the same five meals every week, and boy, does that get old fast. This weekly recipe planner helps me think outside the box and keep track of what I've cooked so I'm not constantly re-doing recipes.
These Drawer Organizers That You'll Want In Every RoomI am not a naturally organized person. In fact, I tend to just throw stuff in drawers until they won't close anymore, which is probably the reason why most of them don't close anymore. I really need to pick up some of these storage organizers. They're made from sturdy plastic that keeps them from cracking, and the clear design looks oh-so chic.
This Wine Saver That Means You Don't Have To Drink The Whole BottleMost grown-up ladies know how much wine can turn a bad day around. There are few things more relaxing than getting home from work and immediately kicking off your shoes, plopping down on the couch, and enjoying a smooth glass of vino. But if you're like most people, you don't usually down the entire bottle in one sitting. This wine saver allows you to pump all the air out so it stays fresh for days after opening.
This Handy Planner That's Also A MousepadI'm all about multitasking products and this planner that doubles as a mousepad is one of my favorites. Not only does it have a plethora of spots for "to-do's", but it's also hilariously quirky and includes a spot for doodles and the perfect place to set your pen. You'll never have to dig through your entire desk searching for a writing utensil again!
This Spice Rack Drawer Organizer That Keeps Your Spices In CheckI love how the right types of spices can add major flavor to your meals without adding unnecessary fat or sugar. This is probably the reason why my spice drawer is overflowing with spices. This drawer organizer allows you to store up to 24 spice bottles, and the soft foam material keeps spice bottles in place. They can also be trimmed to fit any sized drawer.
This Handsome Tumbler That's Easy To CleanHow much water have you had so far today? If the answer is "none", you really need to invest in a high-quality water bottle. And if you choose a stylish one like this glass tumbler with straw, you might actually be more motivated to use it. It's dishwasher safe, comes in a variety of cute colors, and looks great with pretty much any outfit.
These Clothing Storage Bags That Keep Them Smelling FreshYou've probably seen charcoal showing up in a lot of products these days, and while it might seem like a bit of a gimmick, it actually has powerful antibacterial properties that do a lot for your skin, teeth, and hair. Oh, and your clothes, too, since it serves as a natural deodorizer. These charcoal storage bags keep your winter clothes smelling fresh all summer long, and vice versa.
This Umbrella That Repels WaterSpring means flowers blooming, birds singing, and...rain. Lots and lots of rain. And your cheap grocery store umbrella just isn't going to cut it when there's a deluge outside. This fancy schmancy umbrella has a Teflon coating that repels water and a windproof design that keeps it intact even during the most intense thunderstorm. Don't leave home during a monsoon without this thing!
These Cut-Resistant Gloves That Keep Your Digits SafeWhile I wouldn't call myself a great cook by any means, I know my way around a kitchen. And I've cut myself probably a hundred times at this point in my life. Thankfully I haven't cut off a finger yet, but it's only a matter of time. These cut-resistant gloves give you major peace of mind while chopping, slicing, filleting, or whatever else you typically do with a knife.
This Roller Stamp That Protects Your IdentityPart of being a grown-AF lady is knowing what to do with your sensitive information. You don't want to just throw out our your old tax documents or paystubs, but keeping them in a box in your basement for over 10 years is probably not the best idea either. This identity theft protection stamp keeps your info safe and, honestly, is super fun to use.
This Hanging Wall Organizer That Keeps Your Important Documents Where You Need ThemOh, and speaking of important documents that you don't know what to do with, where do you store the ones that you actually have to hang on to? This hanging wall organizer features six different folders in vibrant colors which each hold 50 documents each. Each pocket is removable so it's easy to place the documents you need inside and then replace them for effortless organization.
This Insulated Tote That's A Summer EssentialSummer is almost here, and I, for one, plan to spend most of it outside on a blanket with a frosty cold beverage in my hand, preferably of the alcoholic variety. This adorable insulated tote will make my boozy summer dreams come true. It keeps your favorite drinks cold for hours and has a waterproof liner so it won't leak.
These Storage Jars That Interlock For Easy StorageI take my snacking pretty seriously. In fact, since I work from home, I'm pretty much just constantly snacking all day long, and when I'm out and about I always have to have my favorite snacks with me. These interlocking jars are the perfect size for nuts, chips, crackers, candy, or pills and supplements for those who tend to be less food-obsessed than I am.
This Infuser That Transforms Your LocksOkay, I'll admit that my hair is, in fact, completely straight. There's no curl at all, and all I have to do is run a comb through it when it's wet and I'll get perfectly straight locks just by air drying. My curly haired friends want to kill me because of this and are constantly complaining about how hard it is to get their curls to look anything but frizzy. If you have curly hair, you need this infuser in your life.
These Glass Drinking Straws That Are Good For The EnvironmentYou've probably heard about how horrible plastic straws are for the environment, but that can be a tough pill to swallow if you have a profound love of drinking out of straws like I do. I can't explain it, but liquids just taste better when you drink them out of a straw. That's a proven fact. That's what makes these reusable straws so ingenious. They're environmentally friendly and come with a bristle brush so they're easy to clean.
This Mail Organizer That Also Keeps Track Of Your KeysAre you absent-minded? Have you gone on a rampage across your house trying to find your keys when you should have left for work 40 minutes ago? Are you constantly wishing you had the perfect place to store your various pieces of mail and keys so you can avoid these last-minute freakouts? This mail organizer is not only insanely cute, but it also makes your life about a million times easier.
This Bathroom Book That Will Entertain Your GuestsHave you ever gone into someone's home and seen something so adorably hilarious that you just had to have it for yourself? That's exactly what I thought about this bathroom guest book that I discovered at a friend's house. But instead of stealing it, I just shelled out the $12.87 and bought one for myself. And few things give me more joy in life than flipping through this delightful book.
This Lighted Makeup Mirror That Provides 10X MagnificationI know what you're thinking: Why would I want to look at my face magnified 10 times? That just sounds horrifying. But trust me on this one, this mirror will change the way you do your makeup. You'll be able to actually see what your skin looks like for, perhaps, the first time ever, and will be able to adjust your makeup and skincare regimen accordingly.
This Skintag Remover That Takes Care Of An Annoying ProblemIf you're thinking about how terrifying this device looks, fear not: It doesn't actually hurt. But it does remove those unsightly and uncomfortable skin tags that are currently covering your body. It creates a tight band around the tag to cut off the blood supply, allowing it to fall off a few days later. If you thought you had to pay a professional hundreds of dollars to burn off your skin tags, think again!
This Water Flosser That Will Make Your Teeth Cleaner Than Ever BeforeYou know that amazing feeling when you run your tongue over your perfectly clean teeth after you leave the dentist's office? This water flosser will give you that same feeling every. single. day. It has a high-pressure design that blasts food and plaque out from between your teeth to cut down on cavities, bad breath, and gingivitis. Once you try this thing once, you'll be hooked for life.
These Bamboo Sheets That Are HypoallergenicReady to completely upgrade your bedding for under $30 bucks? This six-piece luxury sheet set is eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, and wrinkle-resistant, and the silky soft texture will make you feel like you're sleeping on WAY more expensive sheets that you actually are. Plus, they come in roughly one million different colors, so you're guaranteed to find something that fits your decor scheme.
This Shower Mat Turns Your Bathroom Into A SpaEvery grown lady could use some time every day to pamper herself and recharge. But, at the same time, most grown ladies have basically zero room in their day to add any time for pampering. So why not simply replace your old, tired bath mat with this bamboo one? Suddenly, you'll feel like you're stepping into a spa every time you step out of your shower.
This Desk Organizer That Cleans Up Your WorkspaceMy desk is, in a word, gross. It's totally unorganized, covered in books and papers, and I tend to eat lunch on it so there's always a few leftover dishes taking up space. This desktop organizer could be the ticket to me finally transforming my space from chaos into total zen. Not only does it have the perfect spot for everything, it actually adds a major dose of style as well.
These Stress-Relieving Balls That Soothe Tired MusclesWhy pay $50 bucks for a massage when you can grab these massage balls for only $9.99 instead? These handy balls offer pinpointed relief to your most tense and inflamed muscles. Just roll them under your neck, foot, lower back, or anywhere else you need immediate relief. Plus, the 100% solid rubber construction makes them insanely durable. You couldn't break these suckers even if you tried.
This Mixing Bowl Set That Will Last Basically Forever
I got this Pyrex mixing bowl set as a wedding present, and I must say, I never thought I'd be so excited about something so boring. It's a mixing bowl set. Big deal, right? WRONG.
The glass is incredibly durable, it won't absorb odors, it's dishwasher safe, and the colorful variety of lids mean they double as Tupperware. I'm basically obsessed with these things.