22 things you need if you hate being cold
Keep the cold at bay
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Winter is in full swing—which means so is the cold. If you're someone who hates the freezing temperatures, snowy days, and blustering winds that this time of year brings, you could use one (or all!) of the following things in your life. From a smart coffee mug to our favorite space heater, these are the best products to warm you up this winter.
1. This 'smart' mug that keeps your coffee hot
Of course I drink coffee for the caffeine hit (who doesn't?!) but in the winter, I also drink it to warm up my insides. So a lukewarm cup of joe just isn't going to cut it. One of our writers put the popular Ember travel mug to the test to see if it could prevent her coffee from getting cold. The verdict? Success! It kept her beverage warm and she could control the temperature directly from her phone.
2. Our favorite weighted blanket
If you don't have a weighted blanket yet, what are you waiting for? The day I got mine was the day my life changed (a little dramatic, yes, but also true). Here at Reviewed, we recommend the Gravity Blanket after testing it because it's high quality and provides just the right amount of pressure—not too suffocating, but not too light, either.
3. These splurge-worthy slippers
Never have I owned a pair of shoes as snuggly and soft as my UGGs. And I'm not the only one obsessed with the brand. People love UGGs, including these cozy suede slippers, because they're great quality and lined with plush shearling that feels like you're walking on clouds.
4. The number one space heater
Want to be warm without cranking up your thermostat and your energy bill? Then this top-rated space heater is your best bet. Of all the ones we tested, the De'Longhi heater gave off the most warmth and had some of the most robust safety features, including an automatic shut-off function.
5. This toilet seat that never gets cold
A heated toilet seat may sound extra (and to be honest, it kind of is) but according to its more than 1,000 reviews, it's worth it. People love that it keeps your bottom comfortably warm when you get up in the middle of a cold night and that it's easy to install—all you have to do is swap it out with your current seat.
6. The coziest coat you can buy
I've been seeing teddy coats everywhere lately, so I finally broke down and ordered this one from Shein—and I'm obsessed. It's super fluffy and soft (like wearing your favorite sherpa blanket in public!), and it's perfect for layering over other clothes on a cold day.
7. This heated towel rack every bathroom needs
Thanks to this genius towel rack, you can get that "straight out of the dryer" feeling without ever actually turning on your dryer. Amazon reviewers claim it easily plugs right into the wall and only takes 30 minutes to produce perfectly warmed bath towels.
8. This pocket-sized heater for your hands
Gone are the days of using those cheap paper hand warmers. Instead, people are opting for this high-tech version, that doubles as a portable charger. According to its many 5-star reviews, it heats up in just one second (!!) and can keep your hands warm for up to eight hours before it needs to be recharged.
9. These super soft earmuff headphones
Are they earmuffs or headphones? The correct answer is both. Made by everyone's favorite boot brand (UGG, obviously), these shearling-lined headphones have received glowing reviews for being incredibly comfortable and keeping ears warm. People also claim the sound quality is great, with one, in particular, gushing they're the best headphones she's ever owned.
10. This cold-resistant steering wheel accessory
The only thing worse than getting into a freezing cold car in the morning is putting your bare hands on the freezing cold steering wheel. The solution? This padded cold-resistant cover, which reviewers claim kept their steering wheel surprisingly warm and is comfortable to drive with.
11. The best electric tea kettle
Whether you want to sip something hot or simply wrap your fingers around a toasty mug for warmth, you'll need this electric tea kettle. With six preset heat settings, it boils water in a quick five minutes before switching to a "keep warm" mode, so you can refill your cuppa at leisure.
12. This blanket sweatshirt you'll never want to take off
Last winter, I impulsively bought The Comfy from Shark Tank—and as someone who is cold 99 percent of the time, it was one of the best decisions I've ever made. It's essentially a blanket disguised as an oversized hoodie (there's even a pocket for snacks!), and the sherpa lining is the softest material I've ever felt.
13. This thermostat you can control with your phone
One of the most obvious ways to stay warm is by turning up the thermostat. And if you have this smart thermostat, you can do that via your phone. It's the best smart thermostat we've tested because the app is so easy to use (it has everything from scheduling to geofencing) and you can even turn the temperature up or down when you're away from home via your phone.
14. This popular heated massage cushion
Your car has heated seats, so why can't your desk chair or your couch? Make those dreams of a warmer tush come true with this cushion. Not only does it heat up across your entire back but it also doubles as a massager so you can loosen up those cold, stiff joints.
15. These ridiculously warm leggings
I love leggings as much as the next person—but your standard pair isn't exactly made for winter weather. Enter these smartwool leggings. They're cozy and slim, and will keep you warm on the coldest summits.
16. This iconic thermos for hot meals on the go
Whether you're sitting in your freezing office or on a chilly weekend hike, you want (and need) your lunch to warm you up. And this stainless steel thermos provides will keep your meal steamy until your ready to start munching. It has over 5,000 reviews on Amazon, with people raving that it's so well insulated that it kept their food piping hot for up to seven hours.
17. This heating pad you can wear
Space heaters, heated seats, and hot water bottles are all great ways to stay warm—until you have to get up and move around. Fortunately, wearable heating pads exist. This one, which is made of super soft plush, has tons of five-star reviews because it provides full coverage (it goes all the way from your neck to your lower back and around your shoulders) and has a variety of customizable heat settings.
18. These thermal socks so you don't get cold feet
No slippers, no problem. All you really need for toastier toes is a pair of these thick thermal socks, which use an extra-heavy lining so your feet stay warmer for longer. According to their hundreds of glowing reviews, the socks are ridiculously soft and comfortable to wear around the house.
19. This hat that's made for extreme temperatures
Meet the winter hat that over 1,000 people have given five-star reviews. It's 100 percent windproof on the outside yet 100 percent fuzzy and warm on the inside. Reviewers love that it comes with a removable face mask for the days when it's really cold and that it also looks stylish enough to wear every day.
20. This must-have for your bed
A heated mattress pad sounds like exactly what I need in my life (and in my bed). And people love this one from Amazon. They like that there's zone heating—so you and your partner can customize your temperature to your liking—and that you can preheat your pad so it's nice and toasty when it's time to crawl in.
21. This best-selling blanket scarf
On chilly, windy days, a scarf is a necessity for keeping cold drafts out of your coat. Blanket scarves in particular are having a moment because of how oversized they are (perfect for snuggling up in!). This is one of the most popular ones on Amazon thanks to its glowing reviews raving about how soft and well-made it is.
22. This brilliant foot warmer
The only thing better than two slippers is one massive, heated one. That's essentially what this sherpa-lined foot warmer is. It's highly rated on Amazon because it only takes one minute to heat up (it has heat settings from low to high) and can fit large foot sizes.
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