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    27 Products Under £3 That Are So Cheap, I Was Honestly Surprised By Their Rave Reviews

    Cheap AND highly-rated? Yes, please.

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    1. I bulk-buy this argan oil heat protector spray whenever I get the chance! It smooths my hair and protects my ends much better than any higher-end option I've tried.

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    If (like me) you've got long, fine, or unruly hair, it can be really hard to find a product that makes your tresses look truly smooth – so you can imagine how happy I was to find my ride-or-die solution for one Great British pound. Simply spray it onto your ends before heat-styling your hair for a glossy, smooth, and frizz-free finish!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 247 reviews.

    Price: £1.00.

    2. Really ~get into~ those hard-to-reach areas with the help of this mini dustpan and brush set.

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    Its handle contains a pop-out scoop that you can use as a teeny dustpan! Reviewers love how effective this lil' brush is for cleaning their windowsills, keyboards, picture frames, and more.

    Rating: four-star average rating from 154 reviews.

    Price: £0.97.

    3. This inky black eyeliner will give you a pro finish for less than £3.

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    Its extra-fine tip gives a sleek, precise finish, and its smooth formula is impressively dark. Customers say it doesn't look shiny either!

    Rating: four-star average rating from 232 reviews.

    Price: £2.68.

    4. Got that annoying limescale buildup in the base of your loo? This pumice cleaning block is an incredibly effective way to clean where regular brushes can't!

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    Reviewers have been amazed by how quickly this block works its magic! Just wet the stone, rub it over your grossest surfaces, and then rinse or flush the dirt away.

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 232 reviews.

    Price: £2.40.

    5. This Bar Keeper's Friend cleaning powder will totally transform your grossest baking tins, pots, and pans!

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    Not only is it super effective, this powder is incredibly easy to use too – just place it onto any affected surfaces, from ceramics to metals and glass, and scrub until the stains have gone. It's ideal for tackling your hob, oven, baking tins, and so much more!

    Rating: 4.6 star average rating from 1,267 reviews.

    Price: £2.50.

    6. Make your day-three hair look beautifully styled with these gorgeous clips.

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    Add some ~drama~ to your look in the most low-effort way possible by using these large clips! They're a great way to hold your 'do in place, and they can also be used to disguise limp-looking tresses.

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 182 reviews.

    Price: £2.99 for two.

    7. I really wish I'd known about this flexible brush sooner. It'll help you to tackle everything from your drains to that grimy hole near the bottom of your fridge!

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    The stiff brush will ~thoroughly~ clean any area it comes into contact with without damaging the surface underneath. You can shape and reshape its flexible wire as many times as you need to in order to clean those tricky spots! Some customers have used it to unblock the opening above their crisper drawer and say it helped to stop that annoying puddle from forming at the base of their fridge.

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 71 reviews.

    Price: £2.59.

    8. Not only will this genius mat protect your crisper drawer from dirt and leaks, it'll help to keep your fruit and veg fresher for longer too. I mean, come on.

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    You can cut this liner to fit your crisper drawer exactly! Its washable material allows air to circulate around your fresh produce, ensuring it doesn't go off any sooner than it should. People say it's eliminated rotting veg odours, kept their fridge clean, and reduced their food waste – what's not to love?!

    Rating: four-star average rating from 623 reviews.

    Price: £2.39.

    9. Sorry, but how hadn't I heard about this clever styptic pencil sooner?! It'll stop bleeding from shaving and other minor cuts in its tracks, and customers say it's lasted them for ages too.

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    It contains aluminium sulphate, which helps to coagulate blood in no time! Simply clean the affected skin, pat it dry, wet the end of this pencil, and then dab it over the area to stem minor bleeding in a matter of seconds. After that, you'll just have to rinse the tip and leave it to dry before reusing it whenever you need to!

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 1,019 reviews.

    Price: £1.99.

    10. This ridiculously highly-rated degreaser spray will cut through your kitchen's sticky surfaces in no time.

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    It's powerful enough to remove oil from plastics and metals without any scrubbing on your behalf. Spray the formula onto the affected surface, let it sit for a couple of minutes, wipe it away, and you're done!

    Rating: 4.8-star average rating from 4,465 reviews.

    Price: £1.00.

    11. There's something so gorgeous about this lipstick from Rimmel.

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    If the reviews are anything to go by, it looks like this stunning lipstick has got some serious staying power! It's deeply-pigmented but not patchy, leaving an ~intense~ result after a few easy swipes.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 1,918 reviews.

    Price: £2.20.

    12. Make sure your bins always get put back in the right place with the help of these personalised stickers.

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    They'll arrive by free first-class Royal Mail postage, and they're completely weatherproof too!

    Rating: 4.8-star average rating from 4,465 reviews.

    Price: £1.99 for four.

    13. This brightening sheet mask is filled with exfoliating vitamin C.

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    Simply squeeze the hydrating and skin-reviving liquid onto the tissue mask, leave it to soak for about a minute, and then apply it to your face for a relaxing 15 minutes of ~indulgence~. People say it's left their skin looking and feeling smoother, fresher, and more moisturised!

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 809 reviews.

    Price: £2.90.

    14. Perk your leaf babies up with this Baby Bio plant food!

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    This nutrient-rich formula promises to bring some lustre to the leaves and flowers of your plants, and judging by its rave reviews, it looks like it's pretty good at its job!

    Rating: 4.7-star average rating from 4,242 reviews.

    Price: £1.00.

    15. This double-sided scourer will clean your pots and pans using only water.

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    Just chuck it in your washing machine when it's looking a bit grimy and it'll be good to go again.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 3,168 reviews.

    Price: £2.99.

    16. Whip up perfectly-cooked eggs in no time with these poaching bags.

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    Pop one of these bags into a glass or mug so that it's propped open, add an egg, and then insert the bag into a pan of boiling water for an easy, well-shaped poached egg that won't leave a messy pan behind.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 1,434 reviews.

    Price: £2.75.

    17. If you're suffering from a corn or blister, these cushioning toe caps might help to prevent chafing.

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    The help to soften and condition your skin while also protecting them from friction. Reviewers say they're surprisingly discreet and incredibly comfortable!

    Rating: four-star average rating from 707 reviews.

    Price: £2.90 for one big toe-sized cap and one small toe-sized cap.

    18. This genius timer changes colour according to how cooked your eggs are.

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    Chuck it into the pan with your eggs and its heat-sensitive display will change colour as your eggs cook. It's made from food-safe polyresin, and people say It's actually really accurate!

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 75 reviews.

    Price: £2.55.

    19. I genuinely can't think of anything more satisfying to use than these peel-off nose strips.

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    They're infused with antibacterial tea tree and anti-inflammatory witch hazel to help calm and cleanse your skin at the same time! Reviewers love how much gunk these bad boys remove from their pores.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 917 reviews.

    Price: £2.13 for six.

    20. If you can never seem to find a good place to store your kitchen sponge, this simple caddy will help you tidy it away while also keeping it within easy reach.

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    Declutter your sink with this easy-install holder! It's got suction cups on its back, which customers say are as powerful as they are convenient.

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 1,627 reviews.

    Price: £2.99.

    21. Remove soap scum, limescale, and grease from your shower and sink with this specially-designed spray.

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    It'll clean marble, glass, plastic, granite, and plenty of other hard surfaces! Simply spray the formula onto any affected areas and then leave it to work for a minute or two before rinsing it away.

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 989 reviews.

    Price: £2.59.

    22. These suede and nubuck brushes will transform your fave shoes and clothes without damaging them!

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    Customers say this set cleans suede and nubuck brilliantly – they're firm enough to effectively clean your shoes, and soft enough to not damage the material.

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 742 reviews.

    Price: £2.65 for two.

    23. You can't go too far wrong with a simple drain strainer, so it's good thing that these plastic ones are really highly-rated.

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    They won't rust or scratch up your sink when you're removing or installing them, and reviewers say they're great value for money too. Um, fewer blockages for less than three quid? Yes, please.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 674 reviews.

    Price: £2.98 for two.

    24. This collapsible mini funnel is a great way to transfer liquids from one container to another without leaving any spills behind. It won't take up much space when it's not in use either!

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    It's made with food-grade silicone that's BPA-free and dishwasher-safe, and it folds into itself for easy storage!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 229 reviews.

    Price: £2.50.

    25. This descaler ball will prevent that Dreaded Crust from building up in your kettle. Just drop it in and continue using your appliance as normal!

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    Mineral deposits will collect in between its mesh wires rather than building up in your kettle. You'll be able to remove and rinse it quickly and easily whenever you need to!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 1,756 reviews.

    Price: £1.85.

    26. There's something so grossly satisfying about this blackhead remover kit.

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    The set includes four differently-sized needles, loops, and tweezers. They're all made from durable and easy-to-clean stainless steel, and they come in a handy (and hygienic) case!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 241 reviews.

    Price: £1.99.

    27. This highly-rated sponge has a hygienic plastic handle that'll keep your hands dry while you're cleaning.

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    The sponge itself is thick and durable – reviewers say it's perfect for cleaning everything from their kitchen tiles to their shower screens. Its clever handle will ensure that your hands don't get wet or become exposed to chemicals while you're scrubbing, which is especially convenient if you have sensitive skin or long nails.

    Rating: four-star average rating from 276 reviews.

    Price: £2.39.

    Me looking at these absolute bargains:

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