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    21 Well-Reviewed Products Under £10 For If You've Got High Standards But A Low Budget

    Because perfectionists love saving money too, okay?

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This handy countertop tool will get your knives sharper (and safer to use as a result) in no time.

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    Its double-sided buffer will get to work on both sides of your blades at once, no special skills required! Just pop it on your countertops and its PowerGrip suction cup will make sure this knife sharpener won't budge while you're using it.

    Rating: 4.5 stars from 7,720 reviews.

    Price: £8.

    2. If you like your makeup tools to give you a damn-near flawless beat, this kabuki brush might be for you. The bristles are so tightly packed that they'll apply your makeup really evenly (read: no patchy foundation).

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    Ideal for stippling your foundation easily and evenly, this kabuki brush has some incredible reviews from customers who say it's helped to make their makeup application faster, more even, and extra smooth. Yeah, I'll take four, thanks.

    Rating: 4.8 stars from 4,097 reviews.

    Price: £6.95.

    3. Save on a trip to the salon with this dybrow kit from Eyelure, which will tint your brows in a really natural-looking way.

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    Suitable for both your brows and your lashes, this dye kit will last you for up to 12 applications! It'll darken and add gloss to every tiny hair, helping them to look fuller and darker for around six weeks(!).

    Rating: 4.3 stars from 1,658 reviews.

    Price: £6.

    4. If your hands are a little - or even a lot - on the dry side, this cream from O'Keeffe's could help. Its non-greasy formula absorbs into your skin quickly, meaning its highly moisturising ingredients can get to work as quickly as possible.

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    This hand cream contains allantoin, a chemical that makes sure the moisture that's already in your skin stays there and creates a barrier that prevents drying factors, like pollution and cold weather, from affecting your hands as easily. Just a little of this product goes a long way, too – I've had a tub on my desk for months now, and despite regular use, I've barely made a dent in the pot.

    Rating: 4.7 stars from 3,544 reviews.

    Price: £4.90.

    5. These noise-cancelling Betron earphones deliver crystal-clear sound and heavy bass, so they're perfect for when you want to listen to your fave playlist during your commute.

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    Made with incredibly effective copper-core cables that are designed to get sounds from your device to your ears in the smoothest way possible, these earphones are great for anyone who wants to get the best out of their music and podcasts (i.e., almost everybody). There are three different-sized silicone earbuds in each pack, too - small, medium, and large - so you can pick the ones that best fit your ears. Customers say they cancel out noise really effectively!

    Rating: 4.2 stars from 11,278 reviews.

    Price: £9.99.

    6. Make sure your phone is visible on your dashboard while you're driving with this magnetic phone holder, which you can apply to almost any surface.

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    The adhesive backing on this phone holder is incredibly strong, and it means you won't need any special tools to install this thing. Just attach it to whatever part of your dashboard is most visible to you, stick your device to the magnetic plate when you need to (it's compatible with any phone), and you'll be able to safely see your screen in no time! There's no need to worry about the magnetic holder interfering with your phone signal either as it's specifically designed to prevent that problem from happening.

    Rating: 4.3 stars from 1,206 reviews.

    Price: £8.88.

    7. This Maybelline mascara will add dimension, length, and fullness to your lashes without making them look clumpy or heavy.

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    The brush is designed to separate your lashes as it curls and defines them, so you'll be less likely to get that common mascara problem of having clumped lashes that feel really heavy (story of my life TBH). In fact, you can even build layers with this mascara clump-free! The brush has one thick, fluffy side for adding some ~drama~ to longer lashes, and a thinner side for grabbing those small and hard-to-reach lashes.

    Rating: 4.2 stars from 2,265 reviews.

    Price: £5.30.

    8. Treat your skin to this clay mask from L'Oréal, which will help to even out and smooth your skin without drying it.

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    The formula contains an expert blend of three clays and some detoxifying charcoal, which all combine to create a mask that's great at drawing out impurities. Its creamy texture is easy to apply and feels ~luxe~ while it's on your face, too! This mask only takes ten minutes to give your skin a boost, and customers love how much bang they get for their buck (there's enough product for up to ten applications in this tub).

    Rating: 4.5 stars from 1,206 reviews.

    Price: £5.33.

    9. Heat up your food in no time with this microwaveable soup mug.

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    It's got a handy steam compartment in the top of the pot that prevents whatever's in it from splattering, so you won't have to worry about any spills! The lids click into place for extra security, and it's made from BPA-free and dishwasher-safe material.

    Rating: 4.5 from 1,834 reviews.

    Price: £3.

    10. This BOSH! cookbook is jam-packed with simple but tasty recipes, perfect for anyone who's trying to incorporate more plant-based meals into their diet.

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    In case you needed any more proof that vegan cooking can taste incredible, this book delivers enough delicious and easy plant-based recipes to silence even the loudest cynics. Reviewers love how versatile and easy-to-follow these recipes are!

    Rating: 4.6 stars from 1,583 reviews.

    Price: £8 for a hardback copy.

    11. Want to up your makeup game, or just add to your current collection? This highly-rated set of 16 brushes covers everything from concealer to fiddly eye looks, and customers say the bristles feel surprisingly luxurious.

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    Perfect everything from your foundation to your eyeshadow with this pack of brushes, which perform way beyond their price point. The set includes a spoolie, a fluffy eyebrow brush, a flat concealer brush, and so. Much. More. Reviewers say their bristles feel soft and gentle (always a plus)!

    Rating: 4.6 stars from 1,149 reviews.

    Price: £8.99 for 16 brushes.

    12. In dire need of a relaxing night in? Check out these adorable bath melts, which look AND smell incredible!

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    These melts come in a gorgeous gift-wrapped box, and they'll gently fizz once they're in your bath, releasing incredible scents and skin-nourishing ingredients as they do so. Each lil' hand-piped melt contains a hydrating blend of cocoa and shea butters, making them way more moisturising than regular bath bombs!

    Rating: 4.5 stars from 4,289 reviews.

    Price: £5.99 for six.

    13. This brightening concealer from Maybelline has a handy applicator that means you won't even have to whip out your brushes or sponge whenever you want to apply it.

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    Don't be fooled by its lightweight formula – this handy AF concealer packs a lot of bag-concealing punch for something that feels so wearable and light. It's designed with those lil' lines everyone has under their eyes in mind, so even though this concealer hides panda eyes incredibly well, it never fully settles into the delicate skin. Packed with pigments that brighten your skin and nourishing ingredients like goji berry and haloxyl, this cult-status concealer is available in 18 different shades!

    Rating: 4 stars from 1,699 reviews.

    Price: £6.05.

    14. This mini dehumidifier doesn't require any batteries or electricity to work its magic, so you can live with less humidity without getting a higher electricity bill.

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    It's got a highly-absorbent filter that'll draw the excess moisture from the air, which then collects in an easy-to-remove tray. Customers are impressed by how long-lasting and effective it is, and because it's completely filter-based, it's silent too!

    Rating: 4.3 stars from 5,406 reviews.

    Price: £6.99.

    15. If you've had your eye on some Burt's Bees lip balm for a while, now might be the time to try it (i.e. while the cold's still drying out everyone's lips. Ugh).

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    Incredibly portable and famously hydrating, this beeswax lip balm is a great way to keep your lips looking and feeling moisturised, even in winter. It's made with 100% natural ingredients, too!

    Rating: 4.5 stars from 2,002 reviews.

    Price: £2.99.

    16. This children's nonslip bathmat proves that practical things can be pretty, too!

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    Its extra-strong suction cups are designed to ensure this mat really sticks (even underwater), helping to prevent the inside of your bathtub getting slippery. Great for kids, this lil' thing is incredibly easy to remove and install!

    Rating: 4.5 stars from 1,093 ratings.

    Price: £6.47.

    17. Brighten up your desk with this adorable Groot plant pot. I mean, just look at this thing!

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    Need to add some character to your work desk, or just want something for your room that'll show your fandom? This guy might be for you!

    Rating: 4.4 stars from 1,886 reviews.

    Price: £3.78.

    18. This microfibre fitted sheet will protect your mattress without that plastic-y feel other mattress protectors can have.

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    The wrinkle-resistant fabric is machine-washable and durable, and it's available in 18 different colours and patterns. It's breathable and doesn't have a plastic backing, so it won't rustle or feel sweaty when you're sleeping on it (the worst feeling).

    Rating: 4.6 stars from 3,237 reviews.

    Price: £9.59 for a double bed size.

    19. This julienne peeler will cut your food into perfect, fine strips, no fuss needed.

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    This peeler is the perfect way to speed up your cooking prep (let's be honest, chopping veg is probably the most tedious part of making dinner). The blade is made from rust-resistant stainless steel that's really easy to clean, and it'll stay sharp for ages too.

    Rating: 4.4 stars from 649 reviews.

    Price: £6.99.

    20. Speaking of cooking, these kitchen scales are incredibly precise!

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    You can easily switch between metric and imperial with these handy scales, which display measurements in increments of 1g or 1/10 oz on its backlit screen. It can hold up to 3kg or 7lb in weight, so even your biggest bakes can be accurately measured!

    Rating: 4.4 stars from 1,387 reviews.

    Price: £9.

    21. These pastel highlighters do the same job regular highlighters do, but prettier.

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    This pack of six highlighters all contain smudge-proof ink, and the anti-drying formula means that you can leave these pens uncovered for up to four hours without having to worry about the nibs drying out (genius). They've got thick, wedged tips too, which means marking out your work will be quick and the results will be easy to spot!

    Rating: 4.8 stars from 1,068 reviews.

    Price: £5.20 for six.