Humans don’t have the luxury of hibernating through the winter. So when the weather outside gets frightful, turn to one of these eight delightful warming products.

1. HONEYWELL UBER CERAMIC HEATER, $35

This chic-looking device is small, but it packs serious heat: Even on low, it keeps several desks in the mental_floss offices warm. Its dual settings—low for personal spaces, and max for bigger areas—as well as an adjustable thermostat allow users to tailor the temperature to their needs.

Find it: Amazon

2. THERMACELL PROFLEX HEATED INSOLES, $136

Pop these rechargeable insoles in your shoes and never have cold feet again. The insoles—which can be trimmed to fit into your shoes—have three temperature settings and are controlled via Bluetooth using a smartphone app. The battery lasts for 8.5 hours of non-stop use and can be recharged in just two.

Find it: Amazon 

3. VASQUE COLDSPARK ULTRADRY BOOTS, $140

You don’t have to choose between warm feet and good traction with these insulated hiking boots from Vasque. Available for both men and women, the Coldspark UltraDry boots feature waterproof coated leather uppers and a rubber outsole molded to take on winter terrain. They perfectly weathered a New York City snowstorm, and we’re excited to pack them for an upcoming trip to Alaska.

Find it: Men’s, Women’s

4. NAP FOOTED THROW BLANKET, $40

A pocket built into the bottom of this ultra-plush throw keeps your tootsies toasty warm when you snuggle into your favorite chair with a good book. Or, as one clever reviewer recommends, bring it to your chilly office so you can surreptitiously slip your shoes off and pop your feet into the blanket under your desk.

Find it: Brookstone

5. MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR GHOST WHISPERER DOWN JACKET, $200+

At 6.4 ounces, this down-filled jacket is ultra light and packs down small. It’s not super puffy, so it can be worn inside when the heat isn’t cutting it—but thanks to its quilting pattern, which helps to trap warmth, it’s also great to take outside. We wore it on a trip to Iceland, where it kept us cozy on a hike up a glacier and when we got drenched by Geysir and the spray from waterfalls. It’s available in a number of colors and in a hooded version.

Find it: Men’s, Women’s

6. ICEBREAKER LEGGINGS, $110

These leggings are made of breathable merino wool, which resists odor and keeps the wearer super cozy when playing in the snow. (The fabric also wicks away moisture when the user gets too hot.) We wore them daily as a base layer on a trip to Iceland and break them out on snowy days to make the trek to the subway more bearable.

Find it: Men’s, Women’s

7. PAJAMAS WARMING POUCH, $40

What’s nicer than slipping into a comfy pair of PJs at the end of a long day? Slipping into a comfy and warm pair of PJs at the end of a long day. Interior heating elements and a thermal satin lining allow this pouch to heat your pajamas—or towels, gloves, or socks—to a balmy 118 degrees.

Find it: Hammachler Schlemmer

8. BED WARMER, $70

The only person who hates your icy toes more than you do might be the person sharing your bed. Banish cold feet with this electric warming pad. It has two temperature settings, is made of machine-washable micro-plush fabric, and shuts off automatically after eight hours so you stay safe while you warm up. And did we mention it comes with a lifetime guarantee?

Find it: Hammachler Schlemmer



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