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October's Bestselling Pet Products, Clothing, and More

Our favorite products from October
Design: theSkimm | Photo: SolaWave, Quince, Wild One
Oct 31, 2022

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Trick or treat yourself. It’s time to take a look back at your faves from October. From cozy fall layering options to stuff for your furry friend, we rounded up all the items Skimm'rs added to cart the most these past few weeks.

Plus, for some of our absolute must-haves — from problem-solving products to some of our go-to reads — check out our top Amazon picks. We’ve got anything and everything you need to live your best life and shop a bit smarter. Let’s get to it…

A tumbling tennis toy that’ll encourage solo play for your pup…

A tennis ball trapped in a rubber barrel? They’re about to be obsessed. From paw pushing to rolling, it’ll be the perfect doggy distraction for home or the car. And it’s good for their brain. You’re the best pet parent out there. ($20, Wild One)

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High-quality tech gloves for all your winter texting needs…

Because winter, is in deed, coming. So the perfect time to stock up is…now. These have touch sensors all over — not just at the fingertips — and come with an anti-slip palm grip so your device won’t fall into a pile of slush. Whether you need to control your playlist for your winter run, or just need to update the group chat, these are the perfect, reliable gloves to have in your pocket. Plus, they’re double lined so your fingers will be warm while on the go. ($13.95, Amazon)

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A cream that’ll be your fall skin savior…

We don’t know about you, but we’re ready for a boost heading into the holidays. If you feel the same, Augustinus Bader’s The Rich Cream has your back, err, face. With hydration-boosting, hyperpigmentation-reducing, wrinkle-fighting power that’ll keep your skin younger-looking and better-feeling through the cold weather. We’re skin-to it. ($89+, Augustinus Bader)*

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LED string lights that’ll set the mood…

It’s a universally known fact: Nothing makes a bedroom more dreamy than some string lights. These plug into the wall and extend up to 33 feet when fully stretched. You can also use them as holiday decoration, and they have eight modes (ranging from a constant on to a slow fade). Movie nights with mood lighting? Check. ($15.99+, Amazon)

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Chelsea boots that don’t skimp on style…

If you’re seeking boots that are weatherproof but don’t make you look like a kid on a snow day, these are the ones. They’re made by Sorel, so you can trust that they’re waterproof and will keep your toes warm on the chilliest of days. Plus, the rubber bottom will prevent you from slipping as you’re stomping around. The winter white is so chic too. ($180, Free People)

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A whisper-quiet vibe machine that’s all about exploration…

Reach new heights with this newly launched introductory vibrator. It’s got five different intensity settings and only one easy-to-access button. Plus it's waterproof. So you can choose your own adventure in more ways than one. Oh, and Skimm’rs get 15% off with code SKIMM15. ($49, Dame)*

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A little shelf you can install over an outlet for a convenient resting place…

Use 'em for smart home devices, your electric toothbrush, or as a place to charge your phone. It’ll help free up some counter space, and it even has a tiny opening for wires to snake through. Installation is easy: just unscrew your current outlet covers and replace with these. ($13.87+, Amazon)

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An LED beauty wand that combines the best parts of all facial tools…

You only have to use this five minutes three times a week, and you should see a reduction in redness, acne, and discoloration thanks to the combination of red light therapy, microcurrent vibrations, and warmth. The head swivels from a T-shape to an elongated bar, so you can customize the experience for different parts of the face. Psst…check out our full review. ($149, SolaWave)

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A cult-fave blanket that actually lives up to the hype...

Barefoot Dreams has a softness that's truly unmatched. Keep one in every room for the ultimate cozy vibes. ($82.47, QVC)

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A classic leather motorcycle jacket that won’t break the bank…

This one’s been crafted from 100% top-grain leather that’s biodegradable and tanned in a Leather Working Group certified tannery. With epaulet shoulders and zipper details, it’s lined with 100% poly satin, has a slim fit, and a soft feel. Plus, it comes in black and three other autumnal colors — woody cognac, deep burgundy, and chocolate brown. Quality material at a wallet-friendly price? Adding to cart. ($149.90, Quince)

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A GPS fence to help your pup live life unleashed…

Read: run free, without running into trouble. Set up reliable GPS fences of any shape, any size, anywhere. Then track ’em from your phone. PS: Skimm’rs get 15% off right now. Go, fetch. ($1,495.00, SpotOn)*

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An iron lantern to place candles in…

‘Tis the season for cozy energy. It comes in two sizes — and the biggest one can be placed on the floor and next to a fireplace, while the smallest can be added to a table centerpiece. Customers love the rustic touch the lantern provides, saying it’s a great accent piece for bedrooms and living rooms. ($34.99+, Wayfair)

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A cult-fave renewal lip mask to wear overnight…

Skimm HQr’s love — and we mean love — this famous Laneige lip mask. And this vanilla scent is perfect for this time of the year (it’s giving sugar cookie). Put it on right before bed and wake up with smooth, supple lips in the AM. It’s as simple as that. Plus, you can wear it during the day too for a glossy, healthy look. Stock up so you can say ‘see ya’ to dry, winter lips. ($24, Amazon)

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Alcohol-free wipes that will keep your pet’s eyes nice ‘n clean…

There’s nothing better than staring deeply into your pet’s eyes and these gentle wipes help reduce infection and prevent stains around the eyes, ears, and mouth. Irritation? Not paw-sible. They condition and moisturize sensitive spots without depleting the skin’s natural lipid barrier. ($17, Amazon)

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A cult-fave water bottle that checks every box…

This emotional support water bottle is an HQ fave for a reason. The easy-to-sip straw releases the perfect flow of water so you won’t end up with excess liquid everywhere. And the liter size is great for all-day hydration. It’s dishwasher safe and has a durable insulation that’ll eliminate pesky condensation. Plus, it has a wide mouth so you can add any ice cubes in many shapes and sizes. Pick from a rainbow of punchy hues and enjoy. Your drinks will be cold for a whole day. Winning. ($49.95, Amazon)

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A beloved dad jean that sits perfectly on the hips and waist…

Abercrombie’s Curve Love line is made with an extra 2 inches in the thigh and hip, simultaneously eliminating waist gap and the whole ‘too tight in one spot, too loose in the other’ thing. The slightly stretchy jean comes in seven washes, four lengths, and sizes 23–37. This is not your ’90s Abercrombie, people. ($59.99+, Abercrombie & Fitch)

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A clipper for pets so you can safely trim their nails without taking too much off…

This one has a safety guard so only a predetermined amount of nail will be cut each time. Aka you won’t cut too close and possibly hurt your furry family member in the process. ($15.95, Amazon)

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Super-thick, cozy socks for lounging…

Because there’s nothing worse than getting out of a warm bed and stepping onto a freezing floor. These heavyweight wool socks come in a variety of colors and will keep your toes toasty. Do it. ($16.98+/pack of three, Amazon)

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A heatless curling hack you’ll be obsessed with…

So you won’t have to reach for your hot tools as much. This soft, satin curling set from Kitsch (psst…use code SKIMM25 at checkout for 25% off sitewide at Kitsch) can reduce frizz and breakage. For easy curls, place the soft tube on top of your head, wrap your hair around the remaining ends, and secure with the included scrunchies. After sleeping overnight, you’ll have effortless curls — without the heat. PS: Check out our full review. ($15.98, Amazon)

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A woven storage basket for pretty much anything…

Like blankets, shoes, sweaters, toys, or miscellaneous items. Whatever your organization needs are, this basket will help tidy your home. Plus the jute exterior adds warmth and texture to any room. ($19.99+, Amazon)

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A cozy duster that feels like luxury at a fraction of the cost…

It’s cardigan season. And we’re here for it. This one is made from cotton and nylon and is great for nights spent on the couch, long travel days, or any quick trips to the grocery store. So chic. ($89.95, Gap)

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