37 Things Our Readers Bought for Themselves

Do you know what the best thing in the world is? Buying yourself a present just to treat yourself. In fact I love it so much that I found the best 37 things on Amazon for a little self love. These are the items that our readers bought just for themselves because they're simply too good to pass up.

Whether they're those products that will make your home feel like a space, an extra little organizational item to take your house to the next level, or just straight up fun, these are the Amazon items you're going to want in your cart.

We hope you find these products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: We are a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Prices on Amazon fluctuate so anything mentioned below might change as soon we publish it!

This LED Lamp That Flickers Like A Real Flame

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Put this LED lamp on your coffee or patio table, and it'll cast a soothing, warm ambiance as the fake flame flickers back and forth. It's also got a speaker built into the top — so go ahead and jam out to some tunes if you want. Plus, the Bluetooth connection works from up to 33 feet away.

This Standing Desk Cart That Doesn't Cost A Million Dollars

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Ok, so standing desks don't cost a million dollars — but at over $300 a pop, you've gotta be kidding me. This rolling desk cart, on the other hand, costs less than $45. The tough steel frame can safely support up to 14 pounds, which means even the most ancient of laptops are safe on top of it. Plus, it even comes in several different finishes to match your home office.

A Whiter, Brighter Smile

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Have you ever discussed teeth whitening with your dentist? Holy Moses, that stuff is not cheap. This teeth whitening kit from Smile Direct is, though, clocking in at just under $40. It includes teeth whitening pens and an LED light to help you achieve great results in as little as one week (up to nine shades whiter, they say!). With over 1,900 reviewers, some reviewers claim it's even good for those of us with sensitive teeth.

Play A Mean Game Of Backgammon By The Pool With This Roll-Up Backgammon Game

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I was always under the impression that backgammon was a game reserved for people 50 years older than me. That is, I thought that until I played it myself and realized how much I love it. Now my boyfriend and I take our new travel roll-up backgammon on every trip we take. It's the ideal game to play on the beach or your local park.

Become Your Own Barista With This Milk Frother

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​If you're like me, then you probably spend more money than you should on coffee. A couple of years ago, I got an espresso machine and instantly became an at-home barista. But it wasn't until recently that I got this milk frother, which has upped my coffee game. Heat the milk of your choice for a delicious hot latte, or froth your milk for some tasty cold foam cold brew.

A Portable Butane Stove

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This Portable Butane Stove would be great for camping but also a smart addition to emergency supplies. If electricity isn't working and gas is turned off, a little stove like this will mean you can heat necessities like coffee and canned food! I love it because it seriously ups my cooking game when I'm out adventuring.

This Free-Standing Leaning Ladder for Towels and Throw Blankets

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Free-standing ladders, like this one, are the perfect way to add a bit of storage while simultaneously adding character to the room.

You can either hang towels or throw blankets over the ladder. I personally use mine in the bathroom for towels, and all my friends ask me where I got it from.

This Neck Massager for the Best Deep Tissue Massage You Will Ever Have

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I love treating myself to a neck massage, and with this electric deep tissue massager, I treat myself every day! It really gets into your muscles and has not only aided my deep tissue but also relieved my mental stress. No wonder it's been ranked an Amazon's Choice product!

This Hydration Pack Holds 2 Liters of Water

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When a water bottle doesn't hack it, this Hydration Pack is the solution! Designed with comfort in mind, this adjustable pack includes a 2-liter bladder and sipping tube with a bite valve. It's earning top reviews from customers, who appreciate that it's lightweight and not bulky. If you're the outdoorsy type, this is the perfect present for yourself.

Throw All The Shade With This Foldable Chair

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Have chair, will travel ... even if it's only to the soccer field for another day of youth sports under the blazing sun. This portable folding camp chair one-ups all over fold camp chairs because of its built-in adjustable canopy. You also get a pocket (everyone loves pockets) and mesh cup holders as well as a fabric carrying bag. One reviewer called it "Quick Shade Heaven," which says more than I ever could.

This Biotin Shampoo and Conditioner Set is the Best for Hair Care Routine

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My hair loss, breakage and damage makes me cry. I've tried and tested five other shampoo-conditioner sets and nothing worked. That was until I found this anti-hair thinning shampoo and conditioner did. It is clinically tested, made with natural preservatives and gives deep moisturization to the scalp. My hair has stopped thinning and this set is now a must have in my self-care routine.

Bath Meet Bed, Deluxe Style

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I love bath time; not showers, although I'll take one if I need to save time. I'm talking about break-out-the-bubbles-and-the-bubbly bath time, which is why I need to step up my game and order one of these bath pillow/spa cushions for full-body comfort. Did you read that? "Full. Body. Comfort." This cushion stays in place and extends beyond "just a bath pillow" to wrap your whole body in a cloud of softness.

Show Off Your Bloomers

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This Amazon find is an inexpensive bamboo plant stand that can hold up to six of your favorite flowers or plants — indoors or out. According to the description, the installation is easy and the bamboo design is light enough to move around as you change your mind but sturdy enough to accommodate the evidence of your green thumb. Any time I can spend money on plants is a time I'm happy.

This Travel Bag Holds a Weekend's Worth of Pet Supplies

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Give your dog or cat their very own suitcase for your next vacation! This Travel Bag is designed specifically with pet supplies in mind, with multiple pockets sized for food, toys, and other gear. It includes two collapsible bowls and two dry food containers. I'm a sucker for anything that makes packing easier.

This Dress Is Perfect For Summer

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Can we just talk about the pattern of this dress for a second?! I am not one to love bold prints, but this one is just too cute. Not only is this dress one of the easiest ways to dress up, but it's also the epitome of comfortable. It doesn't get much better than that. Although I have yet to purchase, you can bet this will be my new summer staple.

These Rustic Wooden Wall Shelves for The Kitchen or Bathroom

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Nothing is more homely than rustic wood, and these wall shelves are so on-trend right now, plus they're practical.

Whether you use them in the kitchen or the bathroom, you won't regret this on-trend shelf unit. There's something about adding updates to my house that just makes me feel special.

Upgrade Your Tiki Torches

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It's time to get rid of the cheap tiki torches from Walmart, do you hear me? These six-inch molded glass table torches will give you the same amount of light but in a more grown-up type packaging. The vibrant colors and smart design go with just about any outdoor décor and offer up to five hours of burn time. Grab more than one set to deliver a really impressive light display.

I Love This Tote For Carrying Towels To The Pool

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​I originally came across this tote when I was in a small shop in California, and I knew I had to have it. Although I didn't buy it at the time, the minute I came across it on Amazon, I bought it. It's now my go-to bag for the pool. I love to carry my hard kombuchas and beers in it because I know it will keep them cool. It's also big enough to store books, towels, sunscreen, etc.

Give Your Bathroom a Serious Glow-Up

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If you share your bathroom with room mates, a boyfriend, or a family, your counter is probably less organized than you'd like to admit. This two-tier shelf has definitely upgraded my bathroom counter and it looks super elegant. Who knew organization could be this cute? Plus it will save you tons of anxiety in the future.

This Kombucha Exfoliating Toner Powers the Way to a Clearer Complexion

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Kombucha is all the rage right now, and it's not hard to see why. Fans of the drink claim it aids digestion, rids your body of toxins, and boosts energy. If all of that is true, it kind of makes you wonder why it took so long for someone to put it in a toner to use on your skin. This Youth To The People power toner does just that, combining kombucha and lactic and glycolic acids for a truly powerful addition to a skin regimen.

Amp Up Your Swims With This Aquatic Fitness Set

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Swimming is one of the best workouts out there, so why not take it up a notch with this aquatic fitness set? It includes dumbbells, gloves, and a belt that provides neutral buoyancy. The low-impact workout is easy on the joints–great for rehabilitation therapy–and engages more muscles (and burns more calories) than workouts in the open air. Next thing you know, you'll be toned and tanned. Oh and it's just a lot of fun.

This Banana Filler Is Genius

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I've never seen this tool before, but I have to say this banana filler is pretty genius. It cores and fills the banana in one go without the mess! Just think how yummy it would be to eat a peanut butter or Nutella-filled banana as a snack...well, now go ahead and make that dream a reality! It might seem goofy, but it's exactly the kind of thing I would buy as a fun splurge.

Make the Best Cocktails With Very Little Effort with this Syrup Set

It may just be me, but I enjoy cocktails. Period. There's nothing I love more than playing bartender and whipping up new cocktails. Most cocktails require a long list of ingredients, which is why I opt for cocktail syrup sets like this. It just takes the fuss out of trying to get the mix just right. This set comes with a Moscow mule, old-fashioned, and spicy margarita. All you need to add is the alcohol!

This Wireless Digital Microscope Is Amazing

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How cool is this wireless digital microscope? I originally thought of it as a present for my 10-year-old, but now I really want to use it! It gets great reviews for value, ease of use, and great picture quality. It's also surprisingly affordable. Use it in meetings, while recording videos, or while Zooming your friends.

These Floating Wall Shelves for Your Nursery

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If you have a nursery, these floating wall shelves are both stylish and on-trend, plus they're so practical.

You can use them for toys or books or decorations for the little people in your life. No more stepping on all those toys strewn around the room.

This Is Perfect Pillow Talk

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Floor pillows. I love 'em, what can I say? Available in round or square and a whole rainbow of colors, these cushions offer you a thick, tufted seat that's great for everything from yoga to gaming to just hanging out. The fabric, a skin-friendly corduroy, is both breathable and comfortable. Seriously a space upgrade.

These Handmade Farmhouse Decorations for Old-Fashioned Charm

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This wall art made from mason jars is a perfect way to create some old-fashioned charm in your home without spending much.

You can use them as living room lights for an eclectic and romantic feel in the evenings. Sure, you can think about making something like this yourself, but you know that's more time and energy than you want to spend. Treat yourself.

These Stackable Planters Are Lovely for Strawberries, Herbs, or Flowers

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Make the most of limited space and create an eye-catching display with these Stackable Planters. The set of five planters can be stacked up to make a tower that's 28 inches tall, with a total of 20 compartments for planting. They're ideal for strawberries and work well for herbs and flowers, too. It's a gift to your future self, when you'll be harvesting a glorious bounty.

A Different Take On Dry Shampoo

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Can you believe I only really discovered the wonders of dry shampoo within the past year or two? (I know, I know.) I just never got it. Now, I get it. I'm dying to try this dry shampoo paste called Badlands from R+Co because I — quite literally — have never met an R+Co product I don't like. This product is one part dry shampoo and one part styling paste, delivering oil absorption and crazy texture.

This Thick Mattress Topper Will Guarantee You a Better Night's Sleep

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Has the idea of buying a new mattress crossed your mind in the past 12 months? There are so many options out there now that it's hard to know which one to pick. Maybe you'd rather just add an upgrade to your existing mattress with this plush pillow-top mattress cover. It adds a soft pillow-like layer to the mattress you already have and is a worthy investment for $40 instead of taking the plunge for a whole new mattress set.

The Air Conditioner You Can Move Around Your House

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When the breeze from a fan isn't enough to keep you cool at night, give this portable air conditioner a try. The water reservoir is large enough to provide chilled air for up to eight hours, and it even runs at an ultra-silent level so that it won't disturb your slumber. And unlike other air conditioner units, this one also doubles as a cold-mist humidifier. Choose from two colors: blue or white and your house will become the oasis you dream of.

This Anti-Theft Bag Is a Smart Choice for Travel

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For peace of mind and practicality, this Anti-Theft Bag is a smart choice for travel or public transit. The crossbody design means it's hard to snatch, and the fabric of both the bag and strap are slash-resistant. The main compartment can be locked, and there's an RFID blocking card built-in. Once you buy it, you'll just have to go on a vacation.

Get a Deeper Clean and Hydrate Your Skin with This Facial Steamer

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Facial steamers are all the rage right now due to their long list of benefits. They reduce acne and blackheads, weaken pigmented spots, moisturize your skin and remove congestion. I originally bought this steamer as a gift for a friend, but after hearing about how much they loved it, I bought one. I use it on nights when I want to repair my skin's moisture barrier and help my serums penetrate deeper.

This Car Cup Cooler for Summer Road Trips

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I love a summer road trip, and that's why I love this car cup cooler, to keep my beverage icy fresh. The cooling function can bring the temperature down to 33.8F, and it's made of high-quality, environmentally friendly aluminum.

It's also a great gift idea for any of your friends who have summer birthdays.

These File Boxes Hide Piles of Paperwork

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If you have stacks of important papers taking up space in your office, these file boxes are here to save the day. They're collapsable for easy storage when not in use and even have built-in cards so you can label what's inside. Bonus: they look sleek and attractive! Buh-bye, bulky file cabinets!

This Pressed Serum Is Ah-Mazing For Dry Skin

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When I say that this pressed serum changed my life, I'm being totally serious — it's that big of a game-changer. Think of it as a small bottle of lotion that goes a really, really long way. I only need a small dot to hydrate my entire face, and it even helps fade dark spots as it moisturizes. And since it's made with 31% apricot fruit extract, it's absolutely rich in skin-brightening antioxidants.

The Tablet Stand You Can Point In Any Direction

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Don't let your tablet sit flat on your counters when reading recipes — use this stand to hold it up, so it's easy to read. It also works great when watching videos, as the swivel base and adjustable arm can be pointed in basically any direction. Plus, it'll even work with some phones, as well as the Nintendo Switch.