What Do I Do If I'm Always Cold? 20 Clever Inventions That Will Keep You Warm

Winter used to be my jam. In high school, I would walk to and from school wearing nothing heavier than a hoodie, even in January. I’m not all too sure if I'm actually 'growing up,' per se, but the older I get, the more I seriously appreciate clever inventions that keep you warm. I get cold so much more easily now than I did back in high school, and I’ve since switched out my winter hoodie for an adult onesie that I wear pretty much nonstop from October through April. I’m not ready to start planning my retirement to Florida just yet, but I do have a newfound love for gifts that keep you warm and toasty in the colder months.

Staying warm no matter what could mean a hot bath and a simple fuzzy blanket, but the art of getting cozy has so much more potential once you include a little bit of clever technology. Personal warming gadgets and genius inventions to combat cold weather are both extra-comfortable and super functional in your daily life. Instead of shivering all day only to find solace in the warmth of your own bed at night, you can now get cozy at work, stay warm during your commute, and harness the heat from your cat’s butt while doing your chores with these tech-savvy products.

1. These Gloves That Still Let You Text

ELMA Women's Touchscreen Wool Knit Gloves, $10, Amazon

These stylish ELMA touchscreen wool knit gloves are made with a super soft lining, but it won't mess with your texting game: The pointer finger and thumbs have a conductive fabric that still registers on your phone’s touch screen.

2. For The Coziest Bedroom Around

Plush Heated Fox Pillow, $41, Amazon

Ease into bed with this plush heated fox pillow, which can be charged with any USB port and stays hot for up to six hours.

3. Choose The Temperature Inside Your Shoes

ThermaCell Rechargeable Heated Insole (S-XXL), $15-$180, Amazon

Stop your cold feet in their tracks! These awesome ThermaCell rechargeable heated insoles are powered by a lithium ion battery that lets you choose the temperature inside your shoes.

4. A Pocket-Sized Warmer And Charger

USB Rechargeable Hand Warmer & Phone Charger, $24, Amazon

Keep this USB rechargeable hand warmer and phone charger in your pocket, and you’ll be set for anything this winter. It keeps your hands warm for up to eight hours, and it can be used as a portal battery charger for your phone in emergencies.

5. This Really Effective Hood

Stay Warm Air Activated Heated Balaclava, $13, Amazon

Made with ridiculously warm poly-fleece, this Stay Warm air activated heated balaclava covers your neck, ears, head, and mouth, and it comes with two mini warmers that go in the side pockets.

6. Keep Your Pets Close This Winter

Pet Holder Sweatshirt Hoodie (S-XXL), $37, Amazon

Nothing’s quite as cozy as your pet, and this Pet Holder sweatshirt hoodie lets you carry your cat or small dog with you all around the house.

7. A Firepit For Your Coffee Table

Moda Flame Ghost Tabletop Firepit, $40, Amazon

Curl up with a great book next to this Moda Flame Ghost tabletop firepit, which burns ventless ethanol fuel for a warm and stylish fire, inside or out.

8. Like A Furnace Under Your Desk

Amaze-Heater Under Desk Space Warmer, $56, Amazon

This Amaze-Heater under desk space warmer can be installed in less than five minutes under any desk with three sides, so your feet and legs stay toasty while you work.

9. The Toastiest Hands Ever

Smoko Toast USB Handwarmers, $27, Amazon

These adorable Smoko Toast USB handwarmers keep your palms warm while giving you full use of your fingers and thumbs, and you can get them without wires, too.

10. This Beanie That Plays All Your Music

Mmuss Bluetooth Beanie, $20, Amazon

Whether you’re shoveling the driveway or just trying to stay warm while watching Netflix, this Mmuss bluetooth beanie delivers clear, wireless sound to your ears while keeping your whole head extra cozy.

11. Warm Your Feet With These Heated Narwhal Slippers

Narwhal Heated Footwarmers Slippers, $37, Amazon

These adorable Narwhal heated slippers can be recharged with your laptop’s USB port for some extra warmth this winter.

12. Never Suffer From Room Temperature Coffee Again

Desktop USB Heated Mug Warmer, $11, Amazon

You’re only as warm as the coffee you’re drinking, and this convenient little desktop USB heated mug warmer plugs into your computer to ensure that your beverage never gets cold.

13. This Awesome Adult Onesie

Del Rossa Women's Fleece Onesie (XS-XXXL), $30, Amazon

Not only does this Del Rossa Women's Fleece Onesie have a hood, non-slip footies, and a front zipper to keep your body heat where it belongs, but it’s made from the warmest microfiber fleece material.

14. A Small And Stylish Space Heater

Lasko Ceramic Oscillating Heater, $46, Amazon

This Lasko ceramic oscillating heater is little, but it sure packs heat. It’s also quiet, stylish-looking, and rotates for an even distribution of warmth.

15. Stuffed Animal, Therapeutic Wrap, And A Scarf All In One

Intelex Cozy Therapeutic Sheep Wrap, $15, Amazon

Fluffy friend, scarf, or neck wrap? With this Intelex cozy therapeutic sheep wrap, you don't have to choose. Toss it directly in the microwave for a therapeutic wrap that smells like relaxing lavender herbs.

16. Heat Up All Your Favorite Clothes In This Bag

Pajama Warmer, $43, Amazon

This pajama warmer is a polar fleece bag that comes with a heating element, and it can be used to warm your pajamas, socks, towels, or gloves.

17. Your Blanket Will Never Slide Down Again

Napa Soft Fleece Throw Robe, $26, Amazon

If you’re looking to keep warm from head to toe, this Napa soft fleece throw robe has sleeves and a non-slip design that covers you in warm, luxurious material, no matter how much you move around.

18. Wrap Your Hands Around This Heating Mug

Clay in Motion Handwarmer Mug, $20, Amazon

This handmade Clay in Motion handwarmer mug is dishwasher-safe, microwave-safe, lead-free, and specifically designed to cradle your hands in warmth as you drink your coffee in the morning.

19. This Heated Mouse For A Cold Workplace

e-Warmer Heated USB Mouse, $20, Amazon

For use at work or at home, this e-Warmer heated USB mouse radiates heat from 99 to 104 degrees to keep your hand warm and toasty.

20. This Magical Mermaid Blanket

LAGHCAT Mermaid Tail Blanket, $20, Amazon

This orlon and cotton LAGHCAT mermaid tail blanket is warm, soft, and keeps your whole lower body especially toasty while bringing out your inner mermaid.

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