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    Posted on Apr 28, 2020

    27 Products Under £10 To Help Solve Some Of Life's Little Problems

    Cheap and clever is the perfect pairing IMO.

    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. If you feel like you're running out of things to watch, this compilation of 100 movie ideas is a great way to stop you scrolling endlessly through Netflix (and yes, the titles DO come out of the side like tape from a video).

    Firebox

    Not only is this lil' box very cute and seriously useful, the ticket stubs that come out of it will make you feel like you're going to a cinema.

    Price: £9.99.

    2. Finely mince your ginger and garlic without the mess and hassle of a garlic press by using this (honestly genius) garlic rocker instead.

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    Just lay down whatever you want to mince on a flat surface and rock this tool backwards and forwards over the food until it's finely chopped! Its shape makes it much easier to clean than a fiddly garlic press, and it's designed to actually chop your garlic rather than just crushing it into a pulpy mess.

    Price: £8.71.

    3. Release some built-up tension with this lower back massager that has an adjustable strap for a precise fit.

    Prezzybox

    Lightweight and adjustable, this massager is a great way to ease some of your back pain (and honestly, it sounds pretty perfect for when you're on your period too). It releases heat in soothing, strategic waves, allowing your muscles to relax with almost no effort from you!

    Price: £9.99.

    4. Cook perfect poached eggs without those annoying wispy tendrils clouding up your pan with these reusable silicone poachers.

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    Just crack some eggs into these food-safe containers and lower them gently into water before poaching them! They're completely non-stick and easy to clean, and using these in your pan means that you'll have an easier time removing the eggs when they're cooked.

    Price: £5.03 for two.

    5. If you need to look more awake for a Zoom call, these soothing and brightening eye gels will really help to perk up your peepers.

    Urban Outfitters

    The formula is packed full of refreshing ingredients like de-puffing green tea and brightening white mulberry. Just place these under your eyes, leave them there for ten minutes, and work the remaining product into your skin for a more "awake" look!

    Price: £3.00.

    6. If you can never decide what to have for dinner, this takeaway dice will do the planning for you.

    Oliver Bonas

    You don't actually need to use this dice for ordering in, either – you can use it as a source of inspiration for a home-cooked meal too!

    Price: £4.00.

    7. If you're doing a lot of yoga at the moment, these non-slip socks might help you keep your balance.

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    The soles are designed not to slip even on very smooth floors, and the elastic straps cross over your feet for added grip. They come in red and black!

    Available in sizes 3.5 - 7.5.

    Price: £6.99.

    8. If you're struggling with spots at the moment, we have something in common. This day and night spot stick is designed to zap those zits out of existence!

    Urban Outfitters

    It's got separate sections for its day and night serums, so you can decide whether to wake up to clearer skin or stop that annoying spot in its tracks during the day. The tapered applicators mean you can apply this stuff precisely to the affected areas, and customers have been really impressed by the results!

    Price: £4.00.

    9. If you want to keep everything from your books to your remote control and snack bowl close by while you're relaxing, this handy armchair caddy is perfect.

    Prezzybox

    It folds up into one easy-to-store unit when it's not in use, and it boasts both a level tray for your food and drinks as well as handy pockets on either side of the tray for everything else.

    Price: £9.99.

    10. Keep your sheets in place no matter how much you toss and turn with these sheet suspenders.

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    The straps that attach the clips together are made from elastic, so these suspenders will fit a range of different mattress sizes! Just clip the clamps to the corners of your bottom sheet and run the straps under your bed for a crumple-free night's sleep.

    Price: £4.35 for four.

    11. Make sure you trim your eyebrows evenly with these genius scissors, which comb and cut at the same time.

    HM

    The tiny comb will help to make sure all your brow hairs are cut at the same level, allowing you to achieve a precise and even snip in one easy movement.

    Price: £3.99.

    12. If you're doing a lot of DIY at the moment, this magnetic wristband is super useful.

    Prezzybox

    It's got two magnetic strips that firmly secure screws, nails, and any other lil' magnetic items to your wrist, so you can reach them easily while you're working. It's got pockets and straps for storing non-metal items too, so you won't have to worry about losing that one crucial part while you're working on projects!

    Price: £6.99.

    13. Make sure you know whose bin is whose on your street with these personalised bin stickers, which get delivered through your letterbox via Royal Mail.

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    You can get your name, street, and house number printed on these useful lil' stickers, and they're weatherproof and high-adhesion too, so they'll stay put for ages without getting damaged or coming loose.

    Price: £2.25 for four.

    14. If you want to share your music with somebody in your household but don't like sharing the one pair of earphones, this splitter is ideal.

    Prezzybox

    Adorable design aside, this rabbit-shaped splitter is great at its job – it'll deliver uninterrupted sound to multiple devices at the same time, and it's fully compatible with any device that has a regular headphone jack.

    Price: £6.99.

    15. If you're getting stressed out by messy cords, this three-in-one charger cable has got your back.

    Prezzybox

    Reduce the amount of cables you keep plugged in by using this three-in-one tool which features a useful combo of lightning, micro USB, and USB-C charger heads.

    Price: £9.99.

    16. This screen cleaning kit will keep your devices looking great.

    Firebox

    If you hate smudges and marks on your screen (and TBH, who doesn't), this useful kit is here to help. It contains one microfibre cloth that'll clean your screen without leaving streaks behind and a keyring-friendly spray to keep the surface of your phone shining!

    Price: £6.99.

    17. This Grime Slime cleaning putty will help you clean hard-to-reach areas like the gaps in between your keyboard keys in no time, and it's super satisfying to use as well.

    Firebox

    It stays sticky for ages, so you can use this product over and over. Plus, thanks to its mouldable nature, you can fit it into almost any space that needs cleaning. It'll pick up dust, fluff, and other dirt easily and effectively!

    Price: £5.99.

    18. Don't have a bath but DO want the at-home spa treatment? These scented shower steamers were designed with you in mind.

    Firebox

    Just place one of these clever blocks into the corner of your shower and the water will dissolve them in much the same way that it does with bath bombs. However instead of fizzing like regular bath bombs, these genius blocks will release their fragrances upwards so you'll get the spa experience while standing up! There are different scents for different purposes, too – you can choose your fave from the "You've Got This", "Chill Out" and "Wake Up" scents.

    Price: £7.99 for eight.

    19. Store up to five items of clothing using the rail space of just one hanger with these drop-down storage tools.

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    The drop-down display means you'll be able to see everything that's in your wardrobe at a glance, too!

    Price: £8.65 for ten.

    20. You know that annoying sound your chair makes when you pull it out? These purrfect chair leg socks will solve that problem in the cutest way possible. (And yes, they're technically £10 and not under, but look at them).

    Urban Outfitters

    This set of eight will slide easily over the base of your chair legs, helping to prevent that awful scraping sound when you pull them out while ALSO adding some adorable charm to your everyday objects. Aww.

    Price: £10.00 for eight.

    21. Whether you want to ensure your best bra keeps its shape in the wash or just don't want to worry about your socks getting lost, these mesh laundry bags are perfect.

    HM

    Water can circulate easily throughout these bags, so the clothes inside will be just as clean as all your other garments while staying put in a handy pouch. These bags help to ensure your delicate garments keep their shape and don't snag in the wash, and as an added bonus, you'll be able to carry your smallest items of clothing from the washing machine to your clothes horse without having to worry about dropping them on the floor.

    Price: £6.99 for two.

    22. Protect your charger cable from breaking and fraying with one of these adorable cable bites.

    Firebox

    They're made from flexible but strong silicone, and they're really easy to use, too – just pop one over the head of your charger and it'll keep the cord straight, helping to reduce your chances of splitting or fraying the cable. It'll make it easier to see which wire is your charger at a glance too! Choose from seven different adorable designs.

    Price: £4.79 each.

    23. Cooking for one can be really hard, but this handy recipe book makes it a bit easier.

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    It's packed full of delicious and achievable recipes that make single portions without any waste!

    Price: £3.49 for a Kindle edition and £4.68 for a paperback version.

    24. If the zip tab is missing from your favourite garment, you can sort that out it in no time with this easy-to-apply replacement.

    HM

    It's made from durable metal and takes only 20 seconds to apply to your zip! Just place it over the missing section, click it, and you're done.

    Price: £6.99.

    25. This 4head stick will ease the symptoms of headaches in as little as two minutes.

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    It contains levomenthol, so it can help to reduce your headaches without leaving a greasy or sticky feeling on your skin. Unlike with regular medication, there's no limit to how often you can use this swipe-on stick per day (which is great, as you'll get up to 100 uses out of this thing!).

    Price: £4.50.

    26. Get the most out of your toothpaste (and ensure the tube doesn't get crinkled when you do so) with these toothpaste squeezers.

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    Just run them along your tube of toothpaste and they'll get rid of every last drop, ensuring none gets left trapped in a crinkled section at the top (a truly upsetting scenario).

    Price: £5.68 for eight.

    27. If your hands are a little on the dry side right now, this Ohii cream will nourish and hydrate them.

    Urban Outfitters, Urban Outftters

    With a highly absorbent and non-greasy formula, this cream is the perfect way to keep your hands soft and hydrated! You can choose from three different scents – almond, citrus tea, and rose.

    Price: £8.00.