60 Must Have Products For Women Over 35
When you move into your 30s, lots of things change including the things that you need and want to make your life easier. If I’ve learned anything from moving into this decade of my life, it’s all about ease — I want to add things that are going to make my life easier, make my skin healthier, and make me overall happier.
If you’ve got a friend who’s turning the big three five or you yourself have joined the 30s club, you’ve got to check out this list! I’ve picked out some of my favorite products, some of my best friend’s favorites, and some all-around great choices that you need to have in your mid-30s.
Take the Power (Bank) Into Your Own Hands
Power banks are a necessity. And we’re too old at this point to carry on with dead phones while we’re out and about on vacation or at home. This power bank will keep your devices juiced up no matter where you are and what percentage you started your day with.
Because Your Closet Needs to Be In Order
It’s time to get your closet under control! Those of us thirty-five and older have too much going on to allow a messy closet to get in our way. This amazing tank top hanger allows you to clear up and organize your closet space so you can make the most of the room you have and feel a little more put-together.
Keep Yourself Toasty
I feel like the older I get, the colder I get. I’m cold all the time now! Luckily, I got myself this tiny but mighty space heater that keeps my toes toasty while I work upstairs in my office. And sometimes I bring it to the sofa while I watch TV when my heated blanket just isn’t doing the trick because it’s great for anywhere in the house!
Because Your Friends Deserve More Than the Couch
You need something better than the couch to offer your friends when they come to visit. They’re your friends! They at least deserve a comfy air mattress, which is exactly what this is. This air mattress offers you al the support and comfort you (or your friends) could ask for.
Cool It Down with This Personal Fan
No matter what you’re out there doing, being outside for too long can get pretty toasty and sweaty. Keep yourself cool and comfy with this personal fan that points right where you want it and need it. Whether you’re cruising the farmer’s market or you’re enjoying some outdoor shopping, this is the best option out there!
Take a Nap Anywhere with This Neck Pillow
Now that we’re thirty-five plus, let’s stop pretending that it’s comfortable to lean our heads against the window or crane our necks back on the headrest. It’s not, and we deserve better! This memory foam neck pillow will offer you just the sort of support you need and deserve so you can get a great nap no matter where you are.
Save Time As You Chop
It might seem silly, but there are so many things that take up so much of your time during the day, and finding ways to shave off time is crucial! This simple chopper allows you to handle your fruits and veggies in seconds so you can get just a little of your precious time back!
This Mattress Cover Protects One of Your Biggest Investments
Let’s face it; the older we get, the more important it becomes that we get ourselves a good mattress! And when you get a good mattress, you pay good money. This terrific mattress cover protects your important investment, so spills and messes don’t have to ruin the important mattress you’ve spent so much money on!
The Nutribullet Is a Must-Have
The Nutribullet is an essential tool you’ve got to add to your kitchen! You can use it for anything you can think of (sauces, purees, smoothies, milkshakes, and more!) and it’s easy to take apart, clean, and use so you can get the most bang for your buck out of your kitchen appliance.
It's Time to Try a Silk Pillow Case
It’s high time that you treat your hair as beautifully as it deserves! Your hair needs a little extra love and help throughout the day, especially as you get older. This silk pillow case is an easy and effective way to smooth your hair and keep it healthy, shiny, and vibrant throughout the day. And if you sleep in curlers, it’s especially ideal for keeping these right!
It's Time to Upgrade Your Smart Home
You might have a smart home, but it likely hasn’t been updated and upgraded in years. It’s time! The awesome Echo Show is just what you need to take your home from “smart” to “brilliant!” You can watch the news, watch recipe videos, check the weather, and more when you’ve got this setup in your home.
Because Your Muscles Need Some Extra Help
The older you get and the more you workout and move around, the more likely your muscles are to cramp or freeze or roll in an uncomfortable way and the more recovery help you need after a tough workout. This muscle massaging gun is just what you need to really work out any knots or rolls to encourage post-workout recovery!
These Pouches Multiply Your Hydration
You’ve got to stay hydrated to stay healthy, but it can be a little challenging to stay hydrated when you’re busy! These awesome powder pouches are designed to multiply the hydration your average glass of water can give so you can make the most of every glass or bottle you drink throughout your day.
Stretch Out Your Cervical Spine with This Tool
Stretching yourself out properly throughout the day is an important way to keep your body feeling right and your back staying in line. This amazing tool helps to keep your neck, and therefore your spine, in the right position for the ultimate stretch and the ultimate comfort.
Because You Need a Good Pair of Tennis Shoes
We’re old enough now to know that we need a pair (or ten) of high-quality shoes that are going to offer the sort of support and comfort we need. This terrific pair of tennis shoes is not just super cute, they’re also super comfortable and designed to support you throughout your walks, runs, or regular daily tasks.
The Weekender Duffle You Need
Everyone should have a high-quality, durable duffle bag that has enough space to store your weekend necessities but is still small enough to store into the overhead bin on the plane. This duffle bag is just that! It’s cute, the perfect size, and just the thing you’re looking for to be your go-to bag for weekend flights and road trips.
Make the Perfect Piece of Ice with This Mold
Believe it or not, there are perfect pieces of ice for each drink you have, and the ideal ice for whiskeys, tequilas, and bourbons is a circle. And the only way to make the perfect ice shape is with the perfect mold. Which is what this is! Get a beautifully rounded piece of ice with this mold so you can enjoy the best sip throughout every drink.
Get Great Audio with These Bluetooth Headphones
Everyone should have a quality set of Bluetooth headphones, but not everyone has AirPod money, which is why these awesome headphones are a great option! They’re far more affordable but still, deliver a terrific sound and hold a hefty charge so you can wear and enjoy them throughout your long work day or day of errands.
It's Time to Stop Losing Your Things
Losing your stuff is way too easy, honestly, especially the older and more forgetful you get. But it’s time to stop losing all your important things, and the best way to be sure you keep that in the past is with an AirTag. It helps you to keep up with all sorts of things, from keys to luggage, to purses, and even pets!
Wake Up Easy with This Great Alarm Clock
It can be hard to wake up all on your own, even with a loud alarm clock. But there’s nothing that can wake you up quite as beautifully as natural lighting, which is just what this alarm clock emulates. This alarm clock is great for kids, heavy sleepers, and even just those that are looking for a happier wake-up and a better morning experience in general.
Get a Better Night's Sleep with Olly Gummies
Is it just me, or is it getting harder and harder to get to sleep? I feel like I’m exhausted all the time, but I’m never able to actually just fall asleep. Whether it’s too many thoughts or too much stress, I just can’t do it. Fortunately, Olly has created an amazing (and delicious) gummy that helps me to fall asleep much faster and actually stay asleep, too!
Because It's Time to Get a Real Set of Knives
It’s time to let go of that old knife block you’ve been holding onto since college. It’s time that you get yourself a set of knives that are going to cut quickly and effectively, look great, and will last for years and years to come. This set is going to be your new favorite thing in the house! Or maybe not if you have a pretty cute partner.
Let Go of the Disposable Kitchen Materials
It’s time to let go of the disposable, single-use items in your kitchen! And one place to start is with your parchment paper. This slip-proof, heat-safe pan liner is just the thing to replace that paper that will also let you easily scoop your cookies up and off the pan without any mess. And it’s dishwasher-safe! What’s better than that?
You Need This Great Lunch Bag
It’s time that you start bringing your lunch to work with you! It’s healthier for you, and it’s much better for your budget. But it’s hard to motivate yourself to do it if you don’t have the right equipment. This super cute lunch bag is just the ticket, so you can not only bring your lunch with you but might look forward to bringing your lunch with you every day!
Put a Label on Things
Sure, you might not want to put a label on things like relationships (we’re not that grown up yet!), but you should definitely put labels on things like your pantry items, your office files, and maybe even your dresser drawers, and this label maker will do the trick. You can print out your organizational labels in a snap with this handy little gadget.
It's Time to Get a Quality Pillow
It’s about time you change up what you’re sleeping on and get yourself a high-quality pillow that’s going to offer you the support you need and deserve. We’re too young for back problems so we’ve got to start sleeping like it!
Combat the Winter Blues With This Lamp
It’s time to stop ignoring that we sometimes get sad during the winter. It’s okay! And it’s totally normal! But we can do something to combat those winter blues, including getting ourselves this wonderful light therapy lamp that I personally use every winter season (and on some particularly rainy days).
Soothe Your Aches and Pains
Is it just me, or have cramps gotten worse in my 30s? I used to be able to swallow a handful of Tylenol and keep kicking, but now my cramps take me out! Lately, I’ve found myself married to this soft (and super cute!) heating pad to soothe these new awful cramps.
It's Time to Get Organized
We’re not in our 20s anymore! It’s time to get that bathroom counter mess under control. The name of the game is efficiency, and efficiency is impossible if your space isn’t organized and your favorite foundation or mascara isn’t easy to find! This 360 makeup shelf is the best way I’ve found to ensure I can get to everything I need right when I need it.
We Take Skin Care Seriously in Our 30s
25 is not the same as 35 when it comes to… Most things. But especially when it comes to skincare! We can’t just roll out of bed and walk right out the door anymore. It’s time to start taking our skincare seriously, and part of that is being sure we’ve got the best skin care products like this gorgeous 2% BHA exfoliating liquid that’s designed to diminish large pores and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Acne Isn't Done With Us Yet
Unfortunately, age is but a number when it comes to acne, and all the fun hormonal changes that come with age often mean random breakouts or cystic pimples. Luckily, you can be prepared for that obnoxious eventuality with these Dots for Spots that help you make quick work of that annoying new spot that popped up overnight.
A Little Less Coffee, A Little More Matcha
It’s time to step back from the coffee and embrace the gentler caffination of a tasty matcha. You can drink it hot or cold, just like your favorite latte, but it gives you all sorts of incredible vitamins and health benefits that you just can’t get from coffee! Embrace the green with this tasty matcha.
The Perfect Way to Organize All Our Pills and Supplements
As I get older, I find that I have to take more and more supplements and medications for various nutritional deficits or new fun brain chemistry problems. Whatever the reason, I know I’m not alone in this, so I’ve got to share the awesome pill container that I use to keep everything organized and easy to find in the mornings.
Sheets That Aren't From Costco
It’s time to change up those dingy Costco sheets you got years ago and buy yourself a set of sheets that are nice and comfortable. Your guest room isn’t the only room that deserves nice sheets! These are some of my favorite sheets out there because they’re durable (we’ve got too many pets) and come in gorgeous colors.
Handle Those New, Annoying Hairs
The last thing I expected to deal with was dark, coarse hairs poking through the skin of my chin at 35, but here we are! And it doesn’t seem like they’re going anywhere any time soon. If you also have to deal with these annoying little hairs that just keep springing up overnight, you need to get this terrific pair of heavy-duty tweezers that will pull those hairs out with one grab — none of that painful tugging and ripping.
Repair That Hair Damage
There’s no judgment for what you did in your early 30s (and late 20s, and early 20s, and your teen years), but it’s time to do something about the damage you’ve done to your locks after years of dying and frying them. This hair mask restores hydration to your strands while also repairing the damage and soothing the splits in your hair.
Tighten and Brighten Your Skin With This Jade Roller
Jade rollers are incredible! They feel so luxurious that it almost feels like I’m at a spa in the mornings and they’ve helped to tighten and brighten my skin immensely over my last year of use. Pro tip: Toss it in the fridge after you use it so it’s cool and beautiful for you the next morning.
Care for Your Tender Under Eyes
Your under eyes need a little extra care the older you get. It’s one of the places on your face that tends to loosen and wrinkle the easiest over time. These twenty-four karat gold eye masks help you to ease and lessen that wrinkling while also depuffing so you can put your best face forward well into your 50s.
Start Enjoying Your Morning Coffee at Home
It’s time. Let’s leave the morning coffee lines to the younger folks, shall we? I’m too busy and too tired to stand in line for thirty minutes just to get a latte these days. Instead, I’ve gotten myself this fantastic espresso machine, and I can make my favorite drinks in the comfort of my own home without even having to get dressed!
Try a More Supportive Workout
I don’t know about you, but my back is not as young as it once was, and I find that when I’m at yoga I need a bit more support. I started trying my at-home workout routines using this workout ball for support and core-building, and it has been an absolute game-changer! I sometimes even use it as a desk chair when I’m working from home.
Combat the Inevitable Hair Thinning
This was not something my mother prepared me for! I had no idea that age would bring with it thinner hair, but here we are. Fortunately, a friend of mine recommended the viral brand Nutrafol to ease and even reverse some of the thinning I’ve been experiencing and it’s absolutely changed the game for me!
Gummies Aren't Just for Kids Anymore
Do your kids ask for their morning vitamin gummies the second they wake up like mine do? Are you ever sort of jealous that they get to take them like I am? Lucky you! Because I take these Olly hair, nail, and skin gummies and I’m sharing them with you. You can enjoy a tasty gummy just like your kiddo and you can reap some amazing benefits.
Do You Even Lift, Though?
All jokes aside, you really should consider lifting weights, even just light weights like these. It’s a great way to build muscle which burns fat faster, tightens up your skin, and keeps you healthier overall. Plus, it’s a little easier on my aging knees than the Saturday Zumba class I used to do hungover.
Insoles Aren't Old Lady Accessories
I know lots of us probably grew up watching our grandmothers get fitted for orthopedic insoles, but insoles are not just for older ladies that need some extra support! They’re also for younger ladies that are tired of walking in uncomfortable shoes. You’re in your mid-30s! It’s time you stop compromising on your foot comfort.
Fashionable Flats to Replace Those Impractical Heels
Okay, you don’t have to replace your heels, but if you like to walk to work, it’s time to trade those heels in for something that’s both practical and professional, and that’s exactly what these gorgeous flats are! Plus, they come in some of the cutest shoe colors that aren’t too bold, but aren’t boring, either.
Dump That Gym Membership
I know, I know! “But I’ll go to the gym again; I know it!” I hear you. But you’re mistaken. You’re not going to go; you’re just wasting money. So save your money and buy this under-desk foot pedaller. You can pedal away while you work because multitasking seems to be all I have time to do now and stay healthy while you stack that cash!
Bring in the Big Guns With This Makeup Organizer
I don’t have this much makeup, but I have quite a few friends that do. If your makeup collection is on the larger side, consider bringing in the big guns and getting yourself this jumbo counter organizer. It’s got drawers and shelves and plenty of space for your favorite products!
Get a Daily Massage
We work a lot! Whether we’re moms or in the workforce, whether we’re behind a desk or working at a coffee shop, we’re always moving, it seems, and that comes with sore feet. Invest in this wonderful foot massager and give yourself the gift of daily self-care that relieves the tension and pain in your hardworking feet.
This Device Is a Must-Have for Menstrual Cup Users
Menstrual cups are an amazing product that I really didn’t try out until my early 30s. But the more I’ve thought about how much waste my tampons create, the more I’ve thought about what a good idea the cup is. But I don’t love cleaning my cup every month, I never feel like it’s fully clean and it takes up too much time I don’t have. This menstrual cup cleaner gets every nook and cranny perfectly cleaned and does it all without needing anything from me!
This Tool Brightens and Rejuvenates Your Skin
As far as I’m concerned, any tool that can help me to brighten and rejuvenate my skin is one worth using, even one as intimidating-sounding as a “microneedling” tool. While it might sound a little scary, this tool is actually super gentle on your skin and unbelievably simple to use — just roll!
Make Your Life Easier With This Car Cache
I’m all about making my life easier and simpler, and what’s most uncomplicated and most straightforward is keeping my purse out of my often-filled passenger seat but still in arm’s reach. And nothing does that better than this car cache. I’ve got everything I need right where I need it, and I don’t even have to turn to grab it.
Make Your Periods as Pain-Free as Possible
I don’t know why I thought using heating pads was for wusses when I was younger, but I just did. And now that I’m older, I love them, but I don’t have the time to just lay down on one until I feel better. Fortunately, I’ve found this heating pad that I can keep tethered around my waist so I can keep my hands free and still enjoy the relieving heat.
Get Rid of Those Annoying Tampons
Tampons are fine, but they’re not the healthiest option for your vagina, and they’re definitely not the healthiest choice for the environment. Try something new in your late 30s with this menstrual cup. It’s much simpler and far less messy to use than you probably think it is.
Save Your Wrists With This Jar Opener
Weak wrists? No problem! This sneaky jar opener that afixes to the bottom of your cabinet takes the stress and strain out of opening your favorite jar of pasta sauce so you can save the added wrist pressure for your favorite yoga or barre class and avoid it in your everyday life.
Shoes That Marry Style and Comfort
Did you know that Dr. Scholl’s makes shoes? Because I had no clue! But now that I know, I’ve bought myself this stylish pair of chunky sandals and let me tell you, they are supremely comfortable! I didn’t think I could find a shoe that offered comfort and support and wasn’t ugly, but here we are!
Go the Extra Mile for Your Skin
Surely, you’ve seen redlight therapy all over. If you watch any of the Real Housewives, you’re definitely familiar. This at-home light therapy mask gives you all sorts of colors, including the classic red, all designed to bring back a healthy glow to your skin and to lessen the look of those fine lines and wrinkles we’re all starting to see more and more of.
It's Time to Embrace Comfort
There’s no need to continue sitting on uncomfortable desk chairs for hours of your life. This memory foam seat cushion offers you the maximum comfort your rear end deserves so you can spend your time at the desk enjoying yourself instead of being sore and in pain.
Keep Your Car Clean
We’re too old to offer our friends rides home from the bar and invite them into a gross car covered in sand from the beach trip we took three months ago, ash from our friend’s cigarettes, and crumbs from the many meals we’ve scarfed on the road. This amazing, compact car vacuum ensures you can keep your car clean and clear for everyone to enjoy.
A Purse That Offers You Real Storage
You don’t need to worry about how you’ll bring everything with you and keep it all organized when you’ve got this fabulous purse that offers you plenty of storage, all in a fashionable package. Let’s leave those tiny, impractical purses (I know they’re cute, but come on!) behind in our 20s, okay?
Block Out Those Blue Lights
You probably spend way too much time in front of a screen, even if you don’t work at a desk, and one of the best things you could do for yourself is to grab this set of stylish blue light-blocking glasses. They help to ease headaches and prevent eyestrain so you can keep your vision going well into your 80s!