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    Nov 2, 2019

    21 Long-Lasting Products Under £9 You'll Probably Only Have To Buy Once

    These won't hurt your pocket or the environment!

    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 W7 eraser will get rid of your makeup without the waste.

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    Just add water to this cloth and run it over your face to completely remove your makeup. It'll save you so much money and waste, because you can use this cloth over and over again (unlike cotton rounds!)

    Price: £2.99.

    2. Sick of using all that clingfilm and tinfoil? Take these silicone sandwich bags instead, and save on plastic!

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    These bags are completely washable, and you can reuse them literally hundreds of times! Not only will they help to reduce your waste, they're thicker than other sandwich bags, so your lunch will stay completely covered.

    Price: £8.79 for ten.

    3. Your pet can't chew through this extra thick lead.

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    This lead is made with the same kind of nylon ropes climbers use, so it's really durable. It's got a comfortable, foam-covered handle, and it's got reflective threads too so you'll be visible at night! This lead is available in five different colours, so you can pick your fave.

    Price: £6.99 for the black one pictured.

    4. A dehumidifier is perfect for colder, wetter months.

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    A dehumidifier is the perfect way to control the damp and ~smells~ that colder weather can bring into your home. This one is silent because it doesn't require any electricity to work (it's filled with super-absorbent crystals), and it's easy to empty as well! No wonder this product is so highly-reviewed. (Just an FYI- the dehumidifier itself will last you a long time, but the filling needs to be changed whenever the tablet has disintegrated fully!)

    Price: £8.93.

    5. This safety razor opens up, so replacing the blade is fast and safe.

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    This chrome razor comes with a handy stand, and because its head opens up, replacing the blades on this razor is easy! Plus, it comes in a gift box, so it'll make a great present.

    Price: £8.95.

    6. Those lil' plastic bags you put loose fruit and veg in at the supermarket can feel really wasteful! These mesh produce bags are a great way to save plastic.

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    Mesh is actually a better material to put produce in than plastic because it's way more breathable! These bags are washable and strong, so they'll last absolutely ages.

    Price: £5.99 for nine.

    7. You can wipe off these chalkboard labels and write something new on them whenever you want to – no need to keep using new labels on your jars anymore!

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    There's no need to use a brand-new label every time you need to change the writing. You can just erase the chalk from these ones with a cloth and re-write whatever you like over them! It comes with a set of three chalk pens, so you won't need to buy them separately.

    Price: £6.29 for 80 stickers and three chalk pens.

    8. You can put your own coffee grounds into these reusable pods!

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    Coffee pods are pricey, and if you use them daily, they lead to a lot of plastic waste as well. These ones are reusable, and they fit most Nespresso machines! They're dishwasher-safe too!

    Price: £2.99 for five.

    9. Dog owners say this toy lasts, and it cleans their pet's teeth while they chew!

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    If you put treats in this toy, your furry friend can entertain themselves for ages trying to get them out! Plus, the shape of the dents in this ball help to remove plaque and other gunk from their teeth. Customers say it's durable, and it's available in five different colours!

    Price: £4.99.

    10. Unlike regular hair bands, Invisibobble hair ties won't break at the clasp!

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    Not only are these spiral hair ties way less likely to break than the kind with a clasp, they're better for your hair as well. The spiral pattern applies pressure really evenly through your hair, meaning not only will it pull less at the scalp, you won't get those uneven clumps of hair at the base of your ponytail either. These are available in six different colours, so there's something for most people!

    Price: £5.99 for a pack of three.

    11. This glass lunchbox won't get stained by tomato juice, and it's BPA-free as well!

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    This glass container is a great way to store food! It's leak-proof, making it perfect for soup season, and because there's no BPA in this container, you can use it for baby food no problem.

    Price: £4.99.

    12. This knife sharpener sticks to your countertop, so it won't move around while it's doing its job!

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    Blunt knives are harder to use and more dangerous than sharp ones! Just run your blades through the double-sided buffer in this knife sharpener for sharper, safer knives in no time.

    Price: £8.77.

    13. This 2m iPhone charger lead won't break easily.

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    This cable is covered in double-braided nylon, and the connectors are laser-welded to ensure it won't break when you bend it. No wonder it's got 649 reviews with a 4.9-star(!) average rating!

    Price: £6.99.

    14. These tumble dryer balls are real multipurpose heroes.

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    Their wool material speeds up the drying process, and once these balls start circulating in the drier, they'll help to soften up your clothes as well!

    Price: £6.99 for four.

    15. These earphones are long-lasting, and customers say the sound quality is great too!

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    The cables of these headphones are coated in a super-durable braided material, and they've got strong metal casings! The actual buds on these are made from super soft silicone, so they'll fit snugly and comfortably in your ears.

    Price: £8.99.

    16. De-fluff your life with this reusable lint roller.

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    Just wash this lint roller between uses, and it'll become sticky again the second it dries! It's perfect for picking up dust, fluff, fur, and more, and it works on loads of different surfaces too. Plus, this one comes with a handy travel-sized roller!

    Price: £8.99.

    17. You honestly can't go wrong with a good reusable coffee cup, and most coffee chains even give you discounts for bringing your own!

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    This cup is double-insulated, so it'll keep your cuppa warmer for longer! It's dishwasher-safe too, and you can get it in four different colours.

    Price: £6.99.

    18. These Teflon mats will protect the base of your oven.

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    If you've ever scrubbed your oven, you'll probably want to delay doing it again for as long as you can. You can just wash these like a plate with washing-up liquid when it's dirty! It's way more effective and less wasteful than using tinfoil.

    Price: £6.99 for a pack of two.

    19. A glass nail file will last way longer than a normal emery board (plus, how pretty is this one?!)

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    Emery boards can get worn out really quickly, but this one is made from glass, which is way more durable! It comes in a gorge pastel pink case, and it's really good at buffing your nails as well. This file is available in mint green, lilac, and pastel pink!

    Price: £5.51.

    20. You can use these microfibre cloths on your screens instead of individual wipes!

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    The smooth surface of these cloths means they won't leave streaks on your screens, and they're soft enough to really effectively remove fingerprints and other marks!

    Price: £5.49 for a pack of ten.

    21. If you get periods, a menstrual cup might be worth considering.

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    This reusable cup is easy to clean, and it's made from body-safe, medical-grade silicone. You'll save money and waste every month with it too (did we mention that when you buy one of these, GRRRL donates to charity?)

    Price: £6.99.