2013: Back 2 School Guide

Knowledge is power! Back to the books and acing those timed tests. Were excited to share our must haves for the school year. From the playground to the College campus, we have included items for Fashionistas and Booksmart Geniuses.

Kids School Essentials

1. BrainBeat – This computer-based program offers advanced gaming technology and is the first product of its kind to combine cognitive exercise with synchronized body movement and coordination activities that involves multiple senses, and to provide immediate feedback with unsurpassed accuracy about their precision, which improves kids’ timing skills. In challenging kids ages 6-12 to self-train their brain by clapping in tune with a fixed beat while they conquer different animated worlds, BrainBeat synchs the brain’s timing. Parents can also feel confident because the technology powering BrainBeat is supported by a decade of scientific research in child development and learning, with studies demonstrating significant improvements in children’s performance and behavioral skills. In fact, the technology has already helped thousands of people improve their focus through Interactive Metronome (IM), a neurotherapy program – because it impacts abilities that are broadly important to performance (attention and coordination), IM’s been successfully used by therapists and educators to treat kids with various neurological conditions (ADHD, Autism), as well as in by elite high schools, the U.S. Navy, and many pro and college athletic teams as a performance enhancement tool.

2. LeapFrog LeapsterGS Explorer – Send your child Back to School prepared and ahead of the class with the amazing LeapsterGS! This is the ultimate learning handheld video game system that offers hours of fun and a magical learning experience. Your child will enjoy fast-action gameplay that will build core skills for success in school and in life. Kids are introduced to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as they complete intense challenges to build the water balloon launcher in the arcade-style game, Disney’s Phineas and Ferb. In Kat’s Math-errific Magic Show, helps build number recognition, addition, subtraction and multiplication skills as they collect frogs that have escaped and scattered backstage during the Big LeapSchool Talent Show. Parents have the option of selecting the right level of difficulty so their child can solve the correct problems. LeapsterGS keeps kids focused on learning while having fun with exciting features including motion-based play, a built-in camera and video recorder that allows you to feel like a photographer and film producer, kid-friendly controls that offer tilt, turn and shake effects, and a large library of educational entertainment. The LeapsterGS content library features hundreds of games, music, videos, eBooks and more.

3. Disney iHome Phineas and Ferb Headphones – Ditch your old plain headphones for a pair of colorful and fun ones! These ultra padded headphones bring peaceful learning and quiet time together. The ear cushions offer extended listening pleasure, while an in-line dial puts volume control within easy reach. Adjustable headband for perfect fit for all sizes. Perfect for electronic learning toys or at-home studying!

4. LeapFrog Explorer Game Cartridge: Monsters University – If your child has a sense of humor and loves to be funny the Monsters University game will scare them silly! Winning the Scare Games involves using your problem-solving skills to help Mike and Sulley. Train to be a top Scarer while progressing through 24 levels. Each level of learning tests your mind – solving logic puzzles and tactical mini-games to unlock shortcuts, find Scare Cards and collect dorm decor. Get creative and pick parts to design your own monster. You can even monsterize your own face and bring your creation to life by recording monster roars with the built-in camera and microphone on LeapPad learning tablets and LeapsterGS Explorer. Are you up for the scariest challenge ever? Put your monster to the test and see how much scream energy you can collect.

5. Green Vibrance Junior for Kids – If getting your kids to eat their greens is a difficult task, ensure their health with this alternative method. This delicious formula comes in a green apple flavor that kids will love, while at the same time giving you peace of mind that they’re getting healthy organic greens, freeze-dried grass juices and concentrated superfoods as well as 9 billion probiotics per dose. Your kids will love the taste, and you’ll love the health benefits, including brain support and healthy digestive, circulatory and immune systems. It’s the perfect get-up-and-go formula to keep them moving all day long.

6. Multiplication Slam by Educational Insights – The slammin’ new way to master multiplication! Read the problem, scan the possible answers, and slam the one that’s correct! Better move quickly, though—each game is timed and the faster you get through the questions, the better your score! Missed problems are recycled until they are answered correctly, ensuring comprehension and mastery.

7. Despicable Me 2 Minion Lunch Bag Insulated Box – The Minions love bananas and what a great way to take healthy treats to school in style! The Despicable Me 2 Minion Lunch Bag Insulated Box from Accessory Innovations has an adjustable shoulder strap and is insulated to help keep nutritious food and bananas protected. Mom will love sending their kids off to school with a Minion chuckle every day!

8. Cool Gear Vision Bottle – This school year, ditch disposable aluminum cans and cups for a more eco-friendly option. Cool Gear International, known for its fun, stylish products that support healthy and sustainable living, offers a range of on-the-go drink containers, perfect for school lunches and after-school activities. Available in a variety of styles, these BPA-free, double-wall insulation hydration bottles keep drinks cool and fresh until well after class.

9. Pearhead Wooden Bank – It’s never too early to start saving, right? Check out these cute, decorative banks from Pearhead that are a sure way to assist in teaching the little ones math and how to save!

10. Nike Boy’s T-Shirt – Perfect for the active boy who has a sense of humor and is a skateboard fan. Mom’s will love sending their little skater star off to school with this cute and unique t-shirt.

11. Desigual Bobtail Backpack – Get excited to go Back to School with the coolest backpack on campus!Desigual boy’s Bobtail rucksack from the Fun line. This fun backpack is perfect for carrying books to school and will make your little guy look like a big kid.

12. Cash Bash Electronic Flash Card by Learning Resources – Make sense of dollars and cents! Handheld version of our popular Cash Bash game. Race the clock (60-second rounds) to add coin values and practice simple addition! Flash-card game format with beginning and advanced levels, audio feedback and volume control.

13. Math Whiz by Educational Insights – Video game fun meets the learning power of math flash cards! Features fast-paced game play with 8 skill levels to keep kids challenged. Quizzes kids on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Provides instant feedback on LCD screen and with sound. Switches to calculator function at the touch of a button for problem solving.

14. Despicable Me 2 Notebooks – Kids will enjoy concentrating in style with their Despicable Me 2 Notebooks from MZ Berger. The memories of school supplies at a very early age can set the mark for years to come! Despicable Me 2 Notebooks will make every Minion memory magical!

15. Angulus Kids Shoe Collection – Made of the finest, softest calfskin leather with natural rubber soles, the Angulus collection of footwear for kids is truly luxurious! Made to be super comfortable, the shoes, sandals and boots in the Angulus range are specially shaped to give plenty of room for little feet to grow and move naturally. Great quality, durable and super trendy, Angulus shoes are for boys and girls who like to be active without compromising on style or fashion! Just right for play, special occasions or school days.

16. Nike Boy’s T-Shirt – Step into class with this red hot and extra hip t-shirt. Your little one will be the center of attention on and off the playground.

17. Crocs Crocband Kids LEGO – Super lightweight with cushiony comfort. Ventilation holes for breathability-plus kids can add Jibbitz charms for a new look every day.

18. Funley’s Super Crackers – Funley’s Super Crackers are crispy snacks that each feature superfood veggies hidden inside. These grab-and-go friendly snacks contain no more than 100 calories per pack and are a good source of Vitamin D, Calcium and Iron.

19. Funley’s Wholly Granolly Clusters – Funley’s Wholly Granolly Clusters are poppable, crunchy and healthy! Each serving contains 10-12 grams of whole grain and is low in sodium. These crunchy snacks are also a good source of Vitamin D, Calcium and Iron.

20. OCEAN for Kids Saline Nasal – This nasal spray is specially formulated for infants and children up to 12 years of age. Ocean for KIDS Saline Nasal Spray instantly soothes dry irritated nasal passages and is safe for frequent, daily use. It has a smaller spray tip to fit little noses and contains glycerin for extra moisturization.

21. Despicable Me 2 Apparel Line – Be a fashionable Minion at any age!  With the Despicable Me 2 Apparel Line from Hybrid Apparel, kids can express their inner Minion and make a fashion statement with a variety of styles that feature popular Despicable Me 2 characters! Includes boys and girls T-shirts.

22. CamelBak eddy Kids .4L – Full-size hydration for pint-sized kids. Colorful prints with bite valves you can swap out for new colors. Kids will enjoy healthy hydration that’s both safe and fun. 100% BPA-Free durable plastic bottle has a simplified stem and straw that’s child-safe, yet easy to use and easy to remove for cleaning in your dishwasher.

23. Big Apple Buddies Lunch Sack – The Big Apple Buddies Lunch Sack carries cute to a whole new level. Choose from five adorable Buddies, each ready to stand watch over your child’s lunch like it was their very own. Durable, reusable and easy to wipe clean, they’re also easy to attach to strollers, backpacks and bookbags for a playful lunch on the go. The lunch sack insulates food on the go for up to four hours and the reusable bag helps cut down on waste.

24. Crocs Girls’ Keeley Flower Flat – Cute color combinations in her favorite style. Fun flower embellishment on the toe with molded croslite material for extreme comfort on the playground.

25. ABC & 123 Electronic Flash Card by Learning Resources – Boost alphabet and early number skills on the go! Prep for kindergarten on the go! Portable, handheld game boosts alphabet and early number skills. Match uppercase and lowercase letters, fill in the missing letter or digit in a sequence, and pair up number values.

26. SmartyPants Vitamins – This all-in-One gummy vitamins for kids and adults created by families and health care practitioners looking for a simpler way to stay healthy. Its very easy-to-chew and yummy full multivitamin combines eco-friendly Omega 3 fish oils, and over 100% RDI of Vitamin D. SmartyPants are made in a GMP certified facility in sunny California with natural colors & flavors and only 5g of organic cane sugar per serving. Contains no artificial sweeteners or preservatives and are gluten and casein free!

27. Word Whiz Electronic Flash Card by Learning Resources – Build as many 3-, 4- and 5-letter words as you can in 60 seconds! Encourages children to practice word building as they combine beginning letters and blends with word families. Challenges children with three skill levels.

28. Gabuduck Jenny Jenkins App – “Sing and Learn Color with Jenny Jenkins & Lisa Loeb”. The latest educational app from Gabuduck allows children to learn the colors of the rainbow while listening to fun and interactive tunes created by American singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb.

29. Despicable Me 2 Notebooks and Pens – Kids will enjoy concentrating in style with their Despicable Me 2 Notebooks and Pens from MZ Berger. The memories of school supplies at a very early age can set the mark for years to come! Despicable Me 2 Notebooks and Pens will make every Minion memory magical! $1.99 – $4.99 at Universal and Scholastic

Trendy College Style

1. Carrera Easy 29Q Gold – White  Carrera Easy 29Q Gold-White sunglasses are a mixture of fun and stylish. These aviator sunglasses come in gold and white metal with brown gradient lenses.

2. WOODLEIGH Ryder Top

3. WOODLEIGH Nova Skirt

4. Guess GU7124 Satin Silver 61 – These Guess 7124 Satin Silver 61 sunglasses have a diva-ness about them that is simply irresistible. This is a semi-rimless frame with a silver glitter border for that bling that you always wanted. The mirrored gold lenses offer 100% UV protection.

5. WOODLEIGH Jazlin Maxi – Also comes in Sangria – A whimsical take on everyday wear, WOODLEIGH is comprised of fresh, sexy, and sophisticated pieces. The brand utilizes mixed media fabrications for the perfect combination of femininity and fun. Novelty lace and crochet detailing are the lines guilty pleasures, adding a stylish twist to its up-to-date basics. WOODLEIGHS unique ability to create timeless pieces combined with chic designs that are beautiful.

6. WOODLEIGH Tasia Maxi – A cable knit bodice lends vintage sensibilities to Woodleigh’s maxi with semi-sheer skirt.

7. Paxton1345 Edgartown Boxer Shorts – A hidden gem on Martha’s Vineyard, Edgartown attracts summer residents and students looking to relax on campus or have fun. Spend the afternoon shopping or studying for a big exam.

8. L. Erickson Sparkle Pony 3-Pack – The L. Erickson Sparkle Pony 3-pack is a great solution for all hair types. Wide stretching, comfortable velvet elastic is finished off with matching crystal detail. Create the perfect ponytail with this hair tie.

9. Tie-Dye Fringe Lounge Shorts – These fringe lounge shorts are a fun twist on a comfy favorite. 

10. Tie-Dye Pompom Pants – Super comfortable and perfect for a day at the beach or a walk in the sunshine.

11. Mesh Racerback Support Tank – Cute and comfortable! This versatile activewear tank top can transition from school to the gym. Thanks to the mesh fabricated racerback you can actually feel the cool air on your back as you sweat it out on the field! The extra supportive tank top comes with a built in bra, cinched fabric across the chest, and a V-neckline to ensure extra support for the active student all while maintaining that flattering look you love.

12. BlingWraps – BlingWraps keep your stunning stones on top, and stop them from turning, twisting or slipping off your finger. These wraps can add up to 1+ ring sizes and are easy-to-use, transparent and disposable. BlingWraps keep your rings looking beautiful while leaving you with the confidence to wear them all the time.

13. L. Erickson Little Gem Bobby Pin Pair – L. Erickson Little Gem Bobby Pin Pairs are a stunning addition to your collection. Perfect to pin back stray hairs or accent an elegant updo, each beautiful bobby is accented with a single shimmering crystal. Give your style a glamorous gleam at school!

14. Classic V-Front Capri – These V-Front Layered Capris are perfect for any physical activity! The moisture wicking capabilities of the fabric paired with the mid calf length enables you to stay dry and cool throughout the day. Wear these capris to yoga or pilates – regardless of the position, these pants are also school friendly and will stay in place and not ride up or down your backside!

15. Emporio Armani EA9631S LAB PG Beige – Emporio Armani 9631S 9631S LAB PG Beige sunglasses are a mixture of style and awesomeness. These aviator sunglasses appear rimless head on, but the white metal frame actually continues around the inside top half of the lenses for extra durability.

16. Ralph Lauren Fragrances Polo Red – Polo Red captures speed, seduction and adrenaline in a powerful scent – a fiery mix of fresh red grapefruit, spicy red saffron and deep red wood that ignites the thrill-seeker in every man. Like so much of what Ralph Lauren designs, Polo Red is inspired by his passion for cars and speed. Polo Red brings an exciting edge to the Ralph Lauren fragrance portfolio.

17. RIPEBRAND T-Shirts – Boasting bright and bold colors with the names of fruits like Pomegranate, Grape & Zucchini, RIPEBRAND.ORG is a t-shirt line that makes a fashion statement while generating awareness for social causes in Los Angeles. Like the fruits written on the shirts, RIPEBRANDers ripen and grow as they help their local community. RIPEBRAND encourages people to donate their social influence by wearing a shirt to make a statement. The epitome of lux and casual made of 100% locally grown ring spun jersey cotton, manufactured and printed with vegetable RipeBranddye tailored to fit perfectly! With 50% of revenue going directly to local Los Angeles non-profits in affecting Youth, Health & Poverty, 3 of the biggest issues LA organizations tackle, consumers choose the categories they want to support and learn about new organizations as they go.

18. Eau de LACOSTE L.12.12 Blanc and Noir – Start school smelling your best with Eau de LACOSTE L.12.12 Blanc and Noir. The fragrance duo that can take you from the busy classes during the day to movies with friends at night. Eau de LACOSTE L.12.12 Blanc prepares for the day’s challenges and triumphs with its powerful pure scent. Eau de LACOSTE L.12.12 Noir captures Basil, Lavender and Verbena that features a patented time release technology that will have any guy smelling great all night long.

Dorm Must Haves

1. Fashionit – Notebook covers are a new way to add sass and individuality to otherwise plain composition books, notebooks and binders. Made with durable pockets and pouches that hold everything from writing accessories to phones and iPods, these covers help keep everything you need in one place. Covers are available in a variety of designs including Spark of Fashion, Jungle Obsession, Double Chic and Simply Soft and are all priced $15 and under. With every purchase a portion of the profit is donated to SOS Children’s Villages which provides quality care giving to orphaned children around the world.

2. BBreezie Tabletop Bladeless Fan – The Breezie Tabletop Bladeless Fan can be powered either by battery or USB connection. To use USB power, simply plug the included cord into the side of the fan. You may plug the USB end of the cord into a desktop computer, laptop, or any other USB outlet to power the fan. The Bladeless Tabletop fan also has an adjustable angle back that can be used to direct the breeze. The cooling sponge can be used to activate the Tabletop Breezie Bladeless Fan’s “Cool Breeze” feature. Simply dampen the sponge with water and freeze in a shape that fits the fan properly. Once the sponge is frozen, place it in the back of the fan. You may also apply fragrance to the cooling sponge to act as an air freshener, but it is recommended that a modest amount of fragrance is used for the first time so that you can gauge how strong you would like the scent in the future.

3. Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 – This stylish Intel-inspired Ultrabook 2-in-1 comes equipped with a touch screen that can be used in notebook, tablet, stand or tent mode, due to the Yoga’s 360-degree flip-and-fold design. The lightweight design and battery life of up to eight hours make the ultra-portable Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 the perfect companion for a long day of classes and activities. Students will thrive on the Windows 8 operating system, which offers a suite of useful and entertaining apps from Microsoft Word to Hulu to MyFitnessPal.

4. Genesis Today GenEssentials Greens Canister – This greens formula is a real winner for cleansing and detoxification as well as alkaline balance and energy. It delivers a whopping 25 billion probiotics as well as an alkalizing blend of green superfoods, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Each serving gives you 3-5 servings of dark green leafy vegetables. It’s suitable for both vegetarians and vegans and contains no gluten, soy, GMO or added sugar. Enjoy with water or your favorite juice or beverage of choice. You’ll rock the day with the delicious and healthy greens formula.

5. 21 Drops 09 Focus Essential Oil Rollerball – Distracted and need to improve your concentration? Get into thinking mode and jump-start your brain. For those moments when you feel like you have brain fog, never miss a thing with 09 Focus. This essential oil blend is a cup of java in a vial formulated to help you get back on your game and reduce the brain fog. You this anytime you need a boost of knowledge during class or before an exam.

6. Transporter 2.0 – Just in time for back to school, the Transporter 2.0 is the easy way to store and share all of your homework files, photos, music and movie collection—up to 2 terabytes! Offering connected storage, the Transporter 2.0 makes file sharing a snap, with private access, syncing and protection for all of your files. Plus, it comes with desktop and mobile apps (iOS, Android) to easily access your files on the go. $199.99 (add your own hard drive), $299.99 (1TB) or $399.99 (2TB).

7. Set of 4 Collapsible Storage Containers by Mark Charles – Smartly designed, these reusable containers are up to any job you throw at them. From lunches to leftovers, they’re the perfect storage solution. An added plus: the base collapses to half its size, saving space when not in use.

8. CamelBak eddy Stainless .7L Water Bottle – The BPA-free eddy Stainless .7L delivers taste-free hydration with a sleek design that conveniently fits in most cup holders. Hydrate easier with the patented Flip-Top Bite Valve, which allows for a faster flow rate and greater durability.

9. Garden Of Life Perfect Food RAW – People are always talking about how important it is to eat your vegetables, but why not drink them instead? This delicious formula is perfect for those living a raw, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and/or soy free lifestyle, but it’s also good for anyone looking to add more vegetables and nutrients in their diet. Perfect Food RAW is packed with 35 nutrient-dense, raw, organically grown greens, sprouts and vegetable juices to give you the boost of energy needed daily. This whole food nutritional formula delivers naturally occurring antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids, essential fatty acids, prebiotics, probiotics and dozens of phytonutrients, so there’s no question of it being healthy. Just mix it with water or juice and enjoy.

10. Grandma Knows Best: Great Kitchen Secrets – The new “must-have” kitchen resource from TeleBrands, is for every at-home chef looking to make the most out of their cupboard. Filled with more than 5,000 tips, Great Kitchen Secrets ™ provides easy time and money saving information on how to extend foods’ shelf life, salvage common cooking disasters, make substitutions for missing ingredients and more. Over 20 years of researching and interviewing both his own grandmother and countless others, Chef Tony has compiled thousands of secrets, most of which can’t be found in other books.

11. Wordical by Educational Insights – The radical dice-rolling, word-building race! Roll the vowel dice and combine the letters with the consonant cards in your hand—build the highest-scoring word and you win the round! How to play: Deal each player 5 consonant cards. Take turns rolling 2 vowel dice. All players race to build the highest-scoring word they can, using as many letters from their cards and the dice as possible. Tally up the points, deal new cards, and roll again!

12. Garden of Life RAW Meal Organic (Chocolate) – Chocolate lovers unite! If you’re looking for a delicious meal replacement formula, look no further. RAW Meal Organic delivers 26 raw, organic superfoods and is packed with nutrients from greens, sprouts, fruits and vegetables. Each serving has a whopping 34 grams of protein and 16 grams of fiber. It’s ideal for anyone on a raw, vegan, non-GMO, gluten free, dairy free and/or lactose free diet. This certified organic formula will leave you feeling satisfied and energized. And did we mention it’s chocolate?

13. Pro Mini Hoop – An indoor basketball hoop with the look, function and durability of a pro-grade basket. Mini basketball and over the door basketball will never be the same–goodbye nerf basketball nets. Pro Mini Hoop is perfect for the home, office or dorm. Complete indoor basketball set comes with 5″ Mini Hoop Ball.

14. Boho Glam Collection – Sparkles are a girl’s best friend. Go for golden gypsy style with the always-trendy Boho Glam Collection. Metallic accent pieces shimmer and shine alongside the eclectic, indie design of the duvet. Soften the look by choosing the faux fur accents, get extra glam by adding the gold, gem-encrusted decorative pillow, or go with both for the ultimate glam look.

15. Pure Bar Organic Variety 12-Pack – Pure, known for delivering organic, wholesome, fruit bars that taste great! This sampler pack includes mouth-watering flavors, Banana Coconut, Dark Chocolate Berry, Chocolate Brownie, Wild Blueberry, Cranberry Orange & one bar of Apple Cinnamon, Cherry Cashew, tantalizing bars that will satisfy any sweet tooth and nourish snack cravings. Loaded with antioxidant-rich fruits, heart-and-brain-healthy nuts, grains, organic fiber, and organic protein, Pure’s family of products are organic, gluten-free, non-gmo verified, vegan and kosher.

16. 3-in-1 breakfast maker – There’s nothing like getting a full belly and a cup of coffee before a long-ish day of college classes. And this back-to-school product fits the bill. The 3-in-1 breakfast maker from Sunpentown features a coffee maker, toaster oven and frying pan. Fry up an egg and heat up last night’s leftover pizza while brewing a fresh cup of coffee. The breakfast of champions for any college student. This powerful, compact product is ideal for the dorm room or college apartment. Now, there’s no excuse not to start the day (or afternoon) with a nutritious meal.

17. StudyBlue App – StudyBlue is made for students. Its free mobile and social study platform empowers a generation of ambitious digital natives who expect and deserve high quality digital study resources. The StudyBlue community today consists of more than 3 million students who have shared 125 million study materials across the Web and iPhone, iPad (iOS) and Android apps. Using the knowledge of the masses, StudyBlue delivers study materials that are matched specifically to the individual, according to the classes they’re taking, the subjects they study and the classmates they’re connected to. StudyBlue helps students learn better, learn together and get smarter!

18. Love Me or Leave Me Shower Curtain – Don’t forget to style your shower on or off the campus. This chic shower curtain will make a splash in any plain dorm or apartment bathroom. Purely luxurious 100% cotton sateen material for those looking to indulge in luxury on a budget.

19. Honey-Can-Do Large Pop-Open Spiral Hamper – Store soiled clothing in this hamper until laundry day. It pops open, compresses flat for easy storage between uses, and has a zipper closure to prevent items from falling out.

20. Cool Gear Chiller – This school year, ditch disposable aluminum cans and cups for a more eco-friendly option. Cool Gear International, known for its fun, stylish products that support healthy and sustainable living, offers a range of on-the-go drink containers, perfect for school lunches and after-school activities. Available in a variety of styles, these BPA-free, double-wall insulation hydration bottles keep drinks cool and fresh until well after class.

21. Rhythm Superfoods’ Kale Chips – Rhythm Superfoods’ kale chips are nutrient-rich snacks in delicious and fun flavors. They are raw, vegan, gluten-free and non-GMO! Rhythm’s kale chips are also an excellent source of Vitamin A, C, Calcium, Protein and Fiber.

22. Dyson DC47 – The DC47 animal canister vacuum has our latest 2 Tier Radial cyclones. 32 cyclones work in parallel across two tiers to increase airflow and capture more microscopic dust. And with our latest Ball technology, DC47 turns on the spot. It’s compact, making it easy to store and light to pull. Includes the Dyson Tangle-free Turbine tool to remove dirt and hair from carpet and upholstery.

23. Honey-Can-Do Foldable Square Hamper-Blue & Purple Stripe – Ideal for students in dorms or apartment dwellers who do laundry in a shared facility, this square hamper has heavy-duty handles and is fashioned from moisture-resistant materials. Best of all, it folds flats for easy storage.

24. Breezie Handheld Bladeless Fans – Stay cool with the Viatek Breezie Handheld Bladeless Fan. Take it to your favorite sporting event, to the beach, the park, and even to the office. Sleek and stylish, it features the latest in bladeless fan technology, delivering a cool, smooth stream of air without the unpleasant buffeting sound associated with fan blades. Give yourself peace of mind knowing it’s kid-friendly and safe for use around pets. No blades to catch tiny fingers or wagging tails! Completely cordless, it runs on just 3 AA batteries and only uses half the energy of a conventional fan.

25. S2O – S2O is a pre-moistened, biodegradable surfactant, all-in-one laundry sheet that takes the place of detergent, fabric softener, stain sticks and booster products, saving consumers time and money – approximate savings of $1.20 per load! Each sheet is made from plant extracts as well as soy, coconut and corn which have a higher degree of efficacy in breaking down stains. S2O prevents the redeposition of soil from washing machine “grey water,” which means no need for caustic bleach and other products that are harmful to the environment.

26. 21 Drops 15 Decongest Essential Oil Rollerball – Congested and cant breathe? Wakeup your nostrils and decongest the first signs of a cold. This unique blend of 100% natural essential oils are formulated to help ease congestion in your chest and sinuses by loosening mucus build-up, removing respiratory rigidity and promoting cooler temperatures. Drop it in your bag during school to ensure you help fight germs, reduce coughs head on.

27. Renu-it Deluxe Battery Regenerator – Get more out of your alkaline batteries with the patented Renu-it Disposable Battery Regenerator. This fantastic device not only regenerates dead alkaline batteries, it recharges several common rechargeable batteries as well, helping you save money and reduce waste. You can even charge or regenerate mixed battery sizes at the same time.

28. Mohu The Leaf Ultimate HDTV Antenna – Step aside, rabbit ears! Make way for the all-new Leaf Ultimate, the most powerful indoor antenna yet. The Leaf Ultimate features the same incredible design as the classic Leaf, but now includes a revolutionary digital TV amplifier with a low noise figure and one-of-a-kind RF filtering. What exactly does this mean in terms of performance? It means that the Leaf Ultimate is optimized specifically for TV stations, filtering any additional RF signals that can hinder picture quality. The result? A top-performing indoor antenna that will allow you to receive the top 20 shows for FREE in full high 1080p definition.

29. ChemDraw App – ChemDraw for iPad, based on the popular chemical drawing software ChemDraw, allows users to create, edit, and share quality chemical drawings in one easy step, making it the perfect addition to any college chemistry classroom. ChemDraw for iPad provides all chemists, from professionals to students, with a cost effective and portable tool to capture and share chemical inspiration and innovation. The ChemDraw app also includes Flick-to-Share technology that gives users the ability to quickly share their work across mobile devices, requiring only a single finger swipe gesture to transfer images to other users. This is a must-have app for any college student taking chemistry courses this semester!

30. Honeywell AirGenius 5 Air Cleaner – The new Honeywell AirGenius 5 Air Cleaner takes the guesswork out of air purification with SMART CONTROLS that DO THE THINKING FOR YOU with five intuitive operation settings: Sleep, Germs, General, Allergen, and Max. The AirGenius 5 packs multiple consumer-preferred features into one air purifier so consumers no longer have to give up exceptional performance for the features they want.

31. Swanson Ultra Hawaiian Noni Liquid – There are a lot of fruit drinks out there with many additives and a lack of nutritional quality. Hawaiian Noni is different because it’s specifically formulated to promote overall good health, and it’s freeze-dried to maintain nutritional value. Hawaiians have been using this delicious fruit in their diets for centuries, and now your family can enjoy it, too. It is made with apple, strawberry and grape concentrates for extra flavor. This tasty juice can be enjoyed simply with water, or it can be mixed with other juices or beverages.

School Girl Beauty

1. Dermelect Cosmeceuticals ME Nail Lacquers – The ‘Cure’ in your ‘Mani’ is at your fingertips with the 1st peptide-infused color treatments for fragile, weak nails. Aptly named ME, Dermelect Cosmeceuticals formulated and designed a 2-in-1 range of beautiful shades coupled with a remarkable manicure extending formula. Infused with ProSina, a pure protein peptide extracted from New Zealand sheep’s wool, the lacquers deliver a fast drying, high gloss shine while providing an unequaled level of strength for stubborn nails to grow longer and more resistant to chipping, peeling and splitting.

2. Alba Botanica Good & Clean Daily Detox Foaming Cleanser – Powerful yet gentle, this rich lathering cream breaks up oil and impurities without causing extreme sensitivity. A blend of Fruit Acid Detox Fusion, Green Tea and Rice is an excellent pore detoxification to soothe and calm the skin.

3. Alba Botanica Good & Clean Toxin Release Scrub – The unique Fruit Acid Detox Fusion in this gentle scrub brings together lathering cleaners and ground walnut to scrub away dullness, force out impurities and provide a deep detoxification. Every morning you will experience refreshed and clear, skin with a clean, healthy glow.

4. Alba Botanica Good & Clean Pure Purifying Mini Peel – Infused with 6% Alpha Hydroxy Acids, the unique Fruit Acid Detox Fusion helps this fast-acting gel quickly eliminate dull surface cells, dissolve environmental elements and release embedded toxins. In Just minutes, pores look smaller and skin appears vibrant, smooth and revitalized.

5. It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Butter Gloss – Give pillow soft kisses with this cashmere soft gloss! Utilizing the latest lip enhancing technology, this ultra-hydrating, silky gloss is infused with skin-loving oils and butters that leave lips perfectly pout-able without any of the stickiness or thickness of traditional lip glosses. Lusciously luxurious, Vitality Lip Flush Butter Gloss  treats, hydrates, conditions, and nourishes your lips. The no-fade technology keeps you looking fresh and feeling fabulous with cool color that lasts all day.

6. LUXECOAT – Save money on at-home manicures with a LUXECOAT membership! LUXECOAT polishes offer the season’s hottest colors, acetone-free dip-in nail polish remover, ten salon-quality nail files, an advanced two-in-one cuticle care tool, all-natural quick-dry moisturizing spray and all-in-one deluxe basecoat and topcoat – all of which come in a beautifully-crafted carrying kit. LUXECOAT polishes and products are available for individual purchase, as well, but a membership is a much better bargain – members save over $150 by joining rather than assembling products individually!

7. Mineral Fusion Lacquers – Mineral Fusion is setting the trend for beautiful nails this season! Create your own runway inspired nail design at-home. Boasting naturally beneficial ingredients to keep nails healthy and strong, this long-lasting, chip-free formula is infused with anti-oxidants to protect the nails from harsh environmental elements. Formulated in a sleek and sexy bottle similar to an hourglass comes with an extra-thick brush for smooth, flawless and chic looking nails.

8. PRIME TIME SMILE Active Blue Teeth Whitening Kit – Pair your summer tan with a bright smile with this two-step system, designed to whiten teeth five or more shades. Each application takes under 30 minutes and eliminates sensitivity, messy trays/strips and expensive dentist appointments. Use the pen to brush on the whitening gel and follow with the active blue LED light, which activates and accelerates the gel. Use the system as often as preferred for an even whiter smile all school year.

9. Discover a RepHreshing New Aluminum-Free Deodorant – Meet pHresh, the best natural deodorant — period. pHresh harnesses the power of vegetables and plant-based ingredients to keep your underarms clean and pHresh all day long. Ideal for normal and sensitive skin, pHresh boasts soothing organic aloe, a miraculous plant lauded by dermatologists for its skin-saving properties. pHresh puts an end to odor-causing bacteria through the powerful antimicrobial ingredient Saccromyces Ferment, which is derived from vegetables and contains live enzymes that help absorb moisture and bring your armpit’s natural pH into balance. pHresh glides on smooth and clear, and won’t leave residue on clothes. 

10. La Fresh Travel Lite Carry-on Friendlies for Women Set – The Travel Lite line offers travel wipes and towelettes that are designed with exceptional ingredients to be plane friendly, travel size and hassle free to make sure ready for the road.

11. PediSpa Electronic Rotary Pedicure – The PediSpa Home Pedicure System gives you a professional at-home pedicure. PediSpa has a battery powered stainless steel rotary blade that gently and easily removes callused skin from your feet, leaving your feet looking and feeling softer than ever. PediSpa can be used easily on toes, heels, sides, and balls of the feet.

12. Spa Sonic Skin Care System – Relax and beautify after a long day of school with Spa Sonic’s 7pcs Professional Kit. Spa Sonic generously deep cleanses the entire face & body, tone’s the skin, and makes you feel great. Spa Sonic Skin Care System Face and Body Polisher is a waterproof device which is ideal for use in the shower, bath and sink. It operates with 4 attachments (all included): a small brush for the face, a large brush for the body, pumice for rough areas, and a facial sponge for microdermabrasion and reduction of fine lines. The Spa Sonic’s dermal penetrating action promotes rapid absorption of skin care products so you can maintain happy, healthy and clear skin.

13. Starlooks Brow Kit – Perfect your brow with this amazing kit! Includes three powder shades for application on the brow hair to design, shape and fill your ultimate brow. Also comes with a wax to holds your brow design into place all day! A small application brush is included for application, the perfect pair of tweezers for touching up and 4 different stencils for the perfect color shaping! This is the ultimate kit for picture ready brows.

14. It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ – This CC Cream is better than your average because it offers full coverage. Infused with ant-aging hydrating serum and SPF 50+ broad spectrum UVA/UVB non-chemical physical only sunscreen. Treat your skin to a blend of beneficial ingredients including, Aloe, Jojoba, Chamomile, Colloidal Oatmeal and flower waters. A beauty innovation that truly merges high-performance skincare with the benefits of color-correcting makeup.

15. It Cosmetics Your Lips But Better Waterproof Lip Liner Stain – Be pucker perfect for the first day of school with high performance lip liner. The waterproof automatic lip liner pencil moonlights as a sleek color stain that has clinically proven, serious lasting power. Its ultra-moisturizing, smooth and creamy formula is infused  with  peptides, collagen, hyaluronic acid, avocado oil, shea butter, aloe, and jojoba that work in harmony to treat and hydrate lips all day.This multi-purpose pencil keeps color in place and also acts as a primer, long-wear stain and reversible lip liner all in one.

16. Rimmel Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner – A soft, creamy kohl formula that delivers intense color with serious staying power. A fine-tipped crayon pencil, this revolutionary liner is developed with an ultra-soft formula that slides on smoothly and stays put all day and night. Featuring an exclusive supple kohl texture, the ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner flawlessly defines your eyes, empowering you to create catwalk-inspired looks guaranteed to turn heads through the halls.

17. HICLIPS – Give your hair the perfect lift and body that you need! Some days getting ready for school you have no time to mess with your hair, by inserting the HICLIPS in your hair and letting it air dry will give you the lift you need for an amazing look. HIclips are hair styling clips that will add volume to your hair by lifting your hair roots. HIclips are easy to use, and there are no similar products available on the market. They work on all types of hair (long, short, curly, straight) and can be used for air drying, blow drying, with or without hair products and on dry or wet hair.

18. Josie Maran Argan Oil Serum – A replenishing treatment for hair in need of nourishment. Trade in heavy hair products for the lightweight finish of Josie Maran’s ultra-concentrated hair serum. Just a few drops of the naturally nourishing formula instantly smooth and repair hair, promoting healthy renewal while fending off frizz for all-day softness that’s never weighed down. The fast-absorbing formula delivers an instant sheen without leaving an oily residue, restoring hair to its healthiest state.

19. SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Collection – Calling all curly girls! Has Back to School got you in a hair scare? You can finally make nice with your mane on and off campus. Maintain your vivacious curls with these must-haves from SheaMoisture. This incredibly budget-friendly haircare line wont break your beauty bank. Your hair will actually improve daily and/or weekly depending how often you refresh your curls. These coconut oil based products hydrate and protect hair from heat and chemical damage for superior strength and smoothness. For everyday extreme frizz, curls can be defined and enhanced without loss of moisture with the Coconut & Shine Conditioner. This lightweight formula works great as a daily conditioner to maintain smooth hair and keep knots, snarls and tangles away. If you have very dry, thick, wavy or curly hair, you might want to skip the shampoo process and grab the Coconut & Hibiscus Co-Wash Conditioning Cleanser. The formula is detergent-free and removes impurities without stripping hair of natural oils. Lightweight moisturizers soften and control frizz for a soft beachy look. If your curls are fine/limp and dont offer much life, you may want to pump of the volume with some Coconut & Hibiscus Frizz-Free Curl Mousse. This moisture-rich styling secret enhances your natural curl and wave pattern. Once you experience the power of coconut oil you will be amazed. See for yourself and take the Back to School SheaMoisture hair challenge!

20. Moisture TINTS SPF 15 – Moisture TINTS is a natural, vegan and paraben free option for one of the most popular beauty trends in the beauty aisle, the BB Cream. DeVita has taken its best-selling Solar Protective Moisturizer and combined it with the absolute minerals color blends to create Moisture TINTS, a tinted SPF 15 sunscreen moisturizer that incorporates enlightening pigments and age-defying ingredients. Like all of DeVita Natural Skin Care’s products, this multi-beneficial beauty balm features a Certified Organic Aloe Vera base that acts as an active moisturizer.

21. Rimmel Scandaleyes Eye Shadow Sticks – A silky cream eye shadow stick that glides on smoothly for sexy eyes. Whether you’re looking to create a subtly seductive look or turn up the drama with smoldering eyes, the new ScandalEyes Eye Shadow Sticks from Rimmel London are a makeup must. Featuring a chubby tip applicator for easy application, the ultra-soft, blendable formula glides on easily for instant color impact. Use alone or combine several shades to create a scandalous look. The high-shine, luminous finish enhances eyes for a flirty, sultry effect.

22. Hot Buns – Buns are amongst the season’s hottest hair styling trends and incredibly versatile at that, whether at school or a night out with the girls. With Hot Buns, it gets even better: a do-it-yourself way to make beautiful, lasting buns, minus the second pair of hands, pins and homemade help (ripped socks – what a waste of time!). All you have to do is roll, snap, and wrap! The built in hair wrap keeps stray hairs in place and creates a volumized look. With Hot Buns, it’s just three easy steps to creating high buns, medium buns or even low side buns.

23. Starlooks Pigment Luster – These highly-saturated powders are extremely versatile, whether you are looking for a subtle iridescence or a vibrant shock of color. With Starlooks Luster Pigments, the possibilities are infinite! Great for mixing with Starlooks foundation, loose powder, lipstick, and/or lip gloss for a truly, one-of-a-kind school girl look!

24. Gray Disappear – Gray Disappear is the trusted source for covering gray hair. Gray Disappear is a paraben, sulfate and glycol free hair mascaras used to cover gray hair, add temporary highlights or cover roots in between salon visits. Named one of the best products for mom’s, Gray Disappear is used by many celebrities and was widely celebrated on television program such as The Doctors, The Today Show, Bethenny, Marie Osmond, and America Now. Gray Disappear even received recognition from Dr. Oz’s website YouBeauty.com as a healthier alternative to hair dyes. Covers gray hair and adds highlights in an instant!

25. John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush – Dry and style your hair in just one step with this multi-tasking hot air brush, newly redesigned with a sleeker, 1” ceramic titanium-coated barrel. The third generation Salon Shape brush uses revolutionary anti-frizz conditioning, and ionic technology that produces up to 50% more ions when compared to hot air brushes with natural ion sources, to deliver lustrous, voluminous curls and waves. Now featuring two heat settings, as well as a cool setting, this time-saving brush delivers 500 watts of power to help dramatically reduce frizz. Newly developed with nylon and soft bristles to enhance hair’s natural shine, the Salon Shape can be used on wet or dry hair, and creates vibrant, lustrous, professional quality results.

26. Josie Maran Argan Beautiful Eyes – The ultimate eye assortment, four shadows and one shadow liner in a sleek, portable compact. When it comes to emphasizing your eyes, Josie Maran knows selecting the right eye shadows can be complicated. That’s why she’s created the Argan Beautiful Eyes palette, available in four beautiful color ranges, expertly coordinated for gorgeous results no matter how you wear them.