14 Random But Useful Things to Make Your Morning Better

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It’s amazing how a hot shower or a good cup of coffee can change your mood from ho-hum to bring it on. Make your mornings smoother with little tweaks from home goods, like a firm-but-gentle alarm clock to grooming products (a spa massage for your gums, anyone?).

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random but useful morning items charger

1. ottlite Disinfecting Phone Charger

You can sleep better knowing your phone is being disinfected by UV light while you snooze, and in the morning, after you scan your feed, just put the phone on top so it charges while you’re showering. And did we mention the aromatherapy chamber? Just add a few drops of citrus oil and you might even become a morning person. (Hello, efficiency.)

random but useful better morning alarm clock
La Crosse Technology

2. la Crosse Technology Soluna C79141 Mood Light Alarm Clock

Waking up to a soft glow and practicing mood-balancing meditation with a guided breathing function makes hitting the snooze button less likely (but this alarm clock does that, too).

random but useful better morning javapod

3. javapod K-cup Black Coffee Maker Single Serve Brewer

Want to experiment with the K-cup experience without committing? This coffee maker lets you use pre-filled pods, fill your own or use traditional filters for one-to-10 cup output.

random but useful better morning arnica

4. skyorg Cbd 2 Oz. 300 Mg Arnica Muscle Rub

Overdo it with your personal trainer yesterday? A quick rub of this arnica, coconut oil, menthol and soothing CBD salve will help you move through the discomfort.

random but useful better morning dry shampoo

5. batiste 6.73 Fl. Oz. Color Protecting Dry Shampoo

So you woke up too late to wash your hair. (We’ve been there.) This formula not only absorbs oil, it acts as a UV filter to preserve that expensive color you got last week.

random but useful better morning scalp treatment

6. briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Shampoo

Way better for your hair than ordinary dandruff shampoos, this blend exfoliates and detoxifies your scalp naturally.

random but useful better morning lavender shower
Aura Cacia

7. aura Cacia Shower Salt In Relaxing Lavender

Sprinkle some on the floor of the shower and the salt-and-Bulgarian lavender aromatherapy turns your bathroom into a steam room experience.

random but useful morning hair waver
Beauty Works

8. beauty Works Hair Waver Usa Plug

Trying to style your own beachy wave is nothing but frustration when your stylist isn’t there to do it. That’s why we’re stanning this three-barrel waver for making it easy.

random but useful morning exfoliator

9. tula Skincare So Polished Exfoliating Sugar Scrub

A swipe of this concoction across your face is a real waker-upper, with gentle sugar exfoliation.

random but useful mornings toothbrush

10. foreo Issa 2 Toothbrush

Two words for you: Gum massage.

random but useful mornings eye depuffer

11. clinique All About Eyes Cream Gel

It de-puffs your eyes fast, so you don’t have to deal with the results of last night’s three (fine, four) Chenin Blancs.

random better morning shower head

12. delta 7-spray 3.4 In. Dual Wall Mount Fixed And Handheld Shower Head In Chrome

This shower head lets you choose overhead, opt for hand-held or just luxuriate in two streams of water at once.

random useful better mornings whitening pen
Go Smile

13. go Smile On-the-go Teeth Whitening Pen

White teeth (and a minty flavor) are just one swipe away with this non-irritating teeth whitener.

random useful better morning bamboo
Home Depot

14. bath Bamboo Slats Roll-up Foldable Shower Door Rug

You’ll be psyched not to step onto a soggy synthetic bathroom rug, and instead opt for a dry off standing on eco-friendly, sleek-looking bamboo.

dana dickey

Senior Editor

Dana Dickey is a PureWow Senior Editor, and during more than a decade in digital media, she has scoped out and tested top products and services across the lifestyle space...