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    41 Cheap Products That Are Totally Worth A Couple Of Bucks

    Talk is cheap...but so are these products.

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    1. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey you’ll never leave home without. This all-natural honey, chili pepper, and vinegar mixture add the perfect touch of spicy and sweet to any meal. Thought pizza was already perfect? Add some of this on a slice and prepare for your taste buds to explode.


    This paleo-friendly, gluten-free condiment is truly the cherry on top of any meal.

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this! My entire family (with the exception of my husband, who doesn't like spice) reaches for this bottle of Mike's many times a week. We've tried it on biscuits, cornbread, fried chicken, bacon (AMAZING), and more. Mike's offers just the right kick of heat to balance the delicious sweetness of the honey. I plan on keeping this in my pantry." —MichiganTraveler

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review on Mike's Hot Honey.

    2. Miracle-Gro food spikes you'll appreciate if you love plants, but a) weren't blessed with the advantage of a green thumb, and b) laziness is your defining feature. These slowly release micronutrients into soil for up to two months, thus allowing your indoor plants to thrive.

    Promising review: "I swear by these plant food spikes!!! The package says they are for indoor plants, but I actually use them for all of my outdoor plants, especially my herbs. I first tried these after planting some basil and other herbs that seemed to be taking an eternity to grow. I went to a local home improvement store and searched the garden center for plant food, but many of them were priced much higher than I was willing to spend until I found these spikes. I figured I'd give them a try since they were so inexpensive and wow! Within just a few days, my plants had grown more than double what they had grown in the previous several weeks. One of my friends (who also enjoys gardening) came over to my house and was in awe of how big and healthy all of my herbs were. When I told her about these spikes, she went straight from my house to purchase some and had the exact same growth results." —GatorDO17

    Get a set of 46 spikes from Amazon for $6.77.

    3. A coconut sugar Handmade Heroes lip scrub to prep your pout for bold lipstick. This will give you smooth, moisturized lips free of any flakes — and not the delicious, breakfast cereal kind. / Via @handmadeheroes

    This vegan and cruelty-free scrub is formulated with avocado oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil for the ultimate dose of hydration.

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim and I have no regrets! It smells delicious — like toasted almonds and almond cookies! I use the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediate tell the difference. My lips are smoother and softer, and my chapstick lasts much longer on my lips. I made my husband use it once, and his lips were also much smoother and super soft after just one use!" —Cowie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.90.

    4. A CND finishing spray to speed up the whole "house paint dries faster than my nails" process. Just give your freshly-painted mani a quick spritz, and they'll be hardened in about ten minutes. No more chips, smudging, or tears due to effing up your nails whilst fishing in your purse for car keys!


    Promising review: "I've never used a drying product before, but I'm always on the go and seem to always smudge, smear, or otherwise ruin at least two of my freshly-painted nails within a half an hour of painting them. I decided to give this product a try and it works great! I sprayed about a minute after painting (per directions) and within eight minutes, my nails were tackiness, completely dry, and hardened." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    5. A Feed-N-Wax polish and conditioner guaranteed to have you crying tears of pure joy. This blend of carnauba and beeswax takes your oldest furniture (the kind you've inherited from a grandparent) and makes it look brand 👏 spankin' 👏 new 👏, providing a protective coating while removing every single water mark in sight.

    Promising review: "I used this on my grandma's antique dresser to get rid of some water marks, and was absolutely shocked and thrilled at the amazing results. Worth every penny!" —Pantera1014

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    6. A buildable L'Oreal waterproof mascara that not only adds volume and length to your lashes, but it also does the unthinkable — and by unthinkable, I mean it won't smudge by mid-afternoon and create the dreaded ~panda eye~ effect. Like, I already have dark circles. I don't need mascara to enhance them.

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    Promising review: "Holy grail of drugstore mascara! Thickens extremely well, adds some length, stays on my watery and greasy eyes all day with minimal clumping — no raccoon eyes and almost no flakes. It also washes off easily for a waterproof mascara!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's review of the L'Oréal Paradise Lash Mascara (#2).

    7. A Neutrogena clarifying shampoo because that ten pounds of dry shampoo you used two days ago is still trapped in your roots, but have no fear! This anti-residue wash deep cleans build-up that would otherwise lead to lack of body, excessive grease, and *gulp* stringiness.


    This non-irritating shampoo should be used once a week (using it too much may make your hair overly dry) and is gentle enough to use on any hair type, including color-treated manes!

    Promising review: "I bought this because of the low price, but it is AMAZING! It smells heavenly, it clarifies my scalp thoroughly, and definitely gets rid of build-up. I use it once every two weeks. You HAVE to follow up with a very moisturizing deep conditioner, let it sit for a while then comb through your hair. It's a new staple for me." —NickyC

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    8. A FlexiSnake millipede not meant for the faint of heart. Use this to easily de-clog every drain in your home, but prepare for the horror you'll experience as you dig up about one million pounds of hair and built-up gunk.

    This FlexiSnake is great for sinks and showers in which the water takes forever to go down, plus it's reusable — just clean with hot water and soap after each use.

    Promising review: "I tried every drain cleaner known to mankind in an attempt to clear my bathtub's drain and nothing worked. Seriously dudes, NOTHING worked. After reading the reviews on this I figured what the heck, let's give it a try. I wore elbow length rubber gloves and a medical face mask; I was ready for battle (I highly recommend you do this as well because the splash back is REAL and it smells of demon butt). After shoving it down the drain just once the most god-awful-looking sea monster of a stinky hair clump came out. I did it about a dozen more times until no more hair monsters came up. I turned on the faucet and that sound of water finally draining through the pipes was like angels singing the Hallelujah choir. That pipe is CLEAR, my dudes! I can finally take showers again without feeling like I'm standing in a goopy stank pond!" —Kayla Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    9. Silicone backings because let's face it — you own at least 96 pairs of earrings, but have no idea where any of those backs went. Here is an inexpensive solution that will keep jewelry from falling off your earlobe, thus avoiding you having to ask the entire bar to stop what they're doing and search the floor for your newest BaubleBar purchase.,

    Promising review: "One of those purchases you feel silly making, but then are SO thankful to have. I lose the backs to earrings more than I care to admit and these just come in so handy! Plus, they are WAY more comfortable then any metal backs." —ChenoaNatani

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $3.69.

    10. A TONYMOLY hydrating sheet mask capable of moisturizing even the most tired of skin, all while invigorating your senses with the scent of lavender — the kind of aroma that could lull you to sleep despite the fact that your upstairs neighbor feels the need to tap dance at 3 A.M.


    Promising review: "My skin is really sensitive and acne-prone, and I've has some bad experiences with sheet masks in the past. I tried this sheet mask last night after washing, exfoliating, and toning. It was really nice! The lavender smell wasn't too strong, and the mask left my skin feeling really soft and hydrated. It tingled a little bit but not in a burning way, and there was no irritation when I took the mask off after the recommended 30 minutes." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $3 (available in 27 scents).

    11. Solaroil to banish the bane of your existence — weak and brittle nails with cuticles that look like they were mauled by a wild animal. Just massage this oil into your nails and cuticles every night before going to bed and, with daily use, your nails will begin to grow and strengthen.

    This formula is so effective, I guess you can say it really nails it. Eh?

    Promising review: "HOLY GRAIL PRODUCT. All my life, I've had super weak and brittle nails that would instantly break the second they grew out a tiny bit. This oil has changed EVERYTHING!! I’m shocked. I noticed after about a week of nightly use that my nails are growing (fast) and not breaking." —K. Black

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    12. A 3-in-1 Oxo avocado slicer that can pit, spit, and slice avocados like there's no tomorrow. I guess you can say that this time-saving tool truly ~guacs~ at turning your avocado toast breakfast dreams into a reality.


    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    13. A cookie cutter set filled with 101 plastic shapes, INCLUDING Halloween-themed ones. *prepares to bite into a chocolate chip treat that looks like a pumpkin, witch, bat, or ghost*

    Promising review: "I’m so glad I went for this set instead of spending tons of money on steel cutters. I made Halloween cookies with my seven-year-old nephew using the halloween ones, and we both had lots of fun! Cuts nicely and cleanly, dough does not stick to the plastic, and I hand-washed them and let them dry on the rack just like any other utensil/dish. Can’t wait to try the Christmas ones next month!" —JK

    Get a set of 101 from Amazon for $9.19.

    14. A helpful checklist that will remind you to pack underwear, deodorant, contact lens solution, and all the other necessities that you forget to bring. Do you have 18 pairs of shoes? Of course. But did you pack your toothbrush? Hmm, probably not.


    Promising review: "My girlfriend loves this! She suffers heavily from wanderlust as well as forgetfulness, so this helps her immensely with both. She loves the amount of detail this list has, and it really helps her remember the little things." —Adam Despen

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    15. Pre-cut foil with cotton pads in the middle. Their use? To soak off your gel manicure — the one you've already had for three weeks and is starting to peel/catch in your hair when you shower. You haven't had time to make it to the salon before it closes and that is FINE, because you can just remove it yourself.


    Just add polish remover to each cotton pad, wrap the foil around your finger, let it soak for up to 15 minutes, and bam! Your gel can easily be scraped off (you can use a cuticle pusher).

    Promising review: "I'm so glad I found these remover pads. It was ANNOYING cutting up foil all the time, and these little pieces of heaven changed my life. It saves me SO MUCH! The little cotton pad is already on the foil so all I have to do is load the cotton with polish remover." —Princess Nails by Diana

    Get a set of 250 from Amazon for $9.99.

    16. Bottle Bright cleaning tablets to quickly remove all that funky, gross, probably-starting-to-smell build-up in the above bottle. These are biodegradable, chlorine-free, and — best of all — require absolutely NO effort or scrubbing.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug and I tried everything, but there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY without any scrubbing necessary. They look brand new and there was no weird smell or taste afterward, either. Absolute magic!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    17. A NYX setting spray to lock in your makeup, because it only took about three hours of blending to get it to look this way. So humidity, sweat, tears: it's all irrelevant when you've topped your foundation with this magic stuff, which works to mattify your makeup and prevent it from turning into a greasy mess (no small feat).


    Promising review: "This stuff will make your makeup last and last! I have severely oily skin, which means that most foundations just slide right off my skin. And then I found this! I spray this on before I do my makeup, after I do any cream makeup (foundation, concealer, etc), and then again after I set with powder. This helps my makeup easily last from 7 in the morning the 7 at night." —Sadie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47.

    18. A vegan Malibu C treatment to prep your 'do for color application: Just leave this on for five minutes to remove color-blocking build-up, ~apply some dye~ within 24 hours, and voila! Your tresses are now a blank canvas that will allow for better color absorption and less fading after leaving the salon.

    Promising review: "Best. Product. Ever. I tried this at the advice of my hairstylist because my color was not taking well and it faded within days of application. You use this product within 24 hours of coloring your hair, shampoo as usual, then pour the crystals from the packet into your hand. Just add warm water, apply to your hair, and you will INSTANTLY feel change happening. I could actually feel GUNK coming off my hair. The result was my hair looking shinier, more bouncy, and so much softer. The color also just took better and lasted much longer."

    Get it from Amazon for $3.70.

    19. A coconut-scented, cream-to-powder Physicians Formula butter highlighter capable of giving your skin a luminous, "I drink a ton of water" glow. Sleep? You obviously got a ton of it last night. / Via @physiciansformula,

    This highlighter is made with a blend of murumuru butter, cupuaçu butter, and tucuma butter that looks natural on the first swipe, but is definitely buildable for a more "I'm going out on the town tonight" look.

    Promising review: "Love this product!! I’ve had it for over a year and it still has so much left to give. The highlight is beautiful on my light skin, and the product is INCREDIBLY soft and creamy, blends wonderfully, and stays on all day!! Most highlighters are made with a darker undertone, making my highlighted zone appear rather darker or bruised, but this works wonders. Even after a year, the smell is still a coconut marvel and it has held up beautifully! Give it a try." —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $4.38 (available in five shades).

    20. A Trader Joe's sea salt, garlic, and onion seasoning here to turn breakfast into a gourmet affair with basically no effort. This mixtures is perfect for any food you can think of, including the simple scrambled eggs you try to whip up every morning.

    Promising review: "This seasoning blend is just stupidly delicious. My favorite use so far was for making homemade gluten-free bagels. They. Were. AMAZING. I thought I made enough bagels for the a few days, but my family ate them all in 24 hours. This is really fabulous sprinkled on scrambled eggs, too. My nearest Trader Joe's is over an hour away, so happy to be able to order this here." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90.

    21. A can of Sprayway that will leave your glass genuinely glistening. The best part? This ammonia-free formula dissolves grime and grit without leaving *any* streaks. Not a single one.


    Promising review: "This glass cleaner is the best that I have found! I tried all the home remedies with vinegar, rubbing alcohol, Dawn dish soap, and many other name brand cleaners you can find at any store. Nothing worked to clean the streaks and haze from the windshield on the inside of my car except for this. My car windows are clear and streak-free." —Becky L. Snook

    Get it from Amazon for $2.37.

    22. A four-sided brush cleaner for when you wake up to realize that your favorite shoes need some TLC before being worn to the office. This easily cleans away scuff marks and salt stains with little to no effort required, which is pretty much the only amount of effort I'm willing to exert.

    This brush has a welt surface, nylon bristles, an arched half circle brush, and a protruding brush that lets you clean different kinds of suede.

    Promising review: "BUY THIS THING! I got mud of my new suede boots and thought they were ruined, but this brush completely restored them. I was shocked. I even used it on an old pair of boots from college that I have considered ruined for several years now, and it did wonders on getting rid of the filth on top of the suede. This is absolutely worth getting!" —Gaby Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    23. A Schick dermaplaning razor sent from heaven for people who are done with the pains of plucking and the expense of waxing. This rids stray brow hairs and unwanted peach fuzz, all while ridding your complexion of dead skin to reveal a smoother and brighter complexion.

    And don't panic! This tool is super gentle, so you don't have to worry about accidental nicks and scrapes.

    Promising review: "This is a 100% painless and incredibly easy alternative to waxing or plucking. A few quick swipes gets rid of peach fuzz and I never have to worry about breaking out because of it. Also, it doesn't make hair grow back coarser or darker." —Ellen R.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.74.

    24. A knife sharpener for knives that can barely cut through bread, let alone a steak. This handy dandy tool has option for both coarse and fine sharpening, as well as a non-slip base that ensures it'll stay put.


    Promising review: "Do you find yourself hating the knifes you cut with? I certainly did. Always grumbling about not being able to cut a freakin' bagel or tomato! Although, as they say, it's often more difficult to cut something soft than it is something hard. In any case, do yourself a favor and get this very cheap sharpener. It works like a charm in a mere two or three swipes/pulls on the unit. Honestly, I can't believe I never thought to have one on hand before. It should be a staple in every kitchen." —Matt

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in three colors).

    25. An enzyme-based Puracy spot remover tough on blood, pit sweat, and tears. So your favorite top has yellowed in the dreaded underarm area? Your child has spilled what seems like an entire gallon of grape juice onto their onesie? No worries. This cruelty-free concoction will brighten those disasters up in a jiffy.

    It's also tough on tomato juice, red wine, mud, makeup, pet stains (BAD BOY), and any other stains that would put a pretty big damper on your day.

    This toxic- and cruelty-free concoction is made from vegan ingredients that aren't harmful to pets or children. Oh, and speaking of children! If you have a very young child prone to making a mess of their onesie (they'll be potty-trained one day, right?) you'll want to buy this stain remover ASAP.

    Promising review: "I had some super nasty dress shirts that I was about to throw away. No matter how much I washed them, my antiperspirant deodorant was caked up inside the armpits and actually smelled like someone with rank armpits just took it off (not me certainly!?). I put two squirts of this stuff under each armpit and rubbed for about 15 seconds each. Then I tossed all the shirts in the floor for the night, still wet. The next morning, I washed them, took them out of the dryer, and I couldn't believe that the shirts looked and smelled brand new. I love this stuff!" —Don K.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

    26. Bioderma micellar water that tackles both makeup and excess oil in the laziest way possible: with just a few swipes of a cotton pad. Not only will this gentle formula leave your skin feeling refreshed, but it'll *also* prevent excess shine from creeping in mid-afternoon (at about the same time you're in desperate need of caffeine). / Via @biodermausa

    Promising review: "I know micellar water is usually advertised for taking makeup off, but this has been the best thing I've found at keeping my oily skin at bay — and I've tried a lot of stuff! My skin is so oily that by 6PM, I have visible shine and go through about three oil-absorbing wipes just to get rid of it. This has made a remarkable difference! I use it once at night before bed and in the morning before applying moisturizer. I'm addicted. Also, I should note that I am acne-prone and this does not bother me." —BoyWonder

    Get it from Amazon for $5.90+.

    27. Reusable bamboo towels that are great at wiping up spills, saving you a ton of $$$ (they last for up to six months and can be thrown in the wash when dirty), and they cut down on waste because you won't have to purchase more paper. So in other words, a total win.

    Promising review: "I've had these bamboo towels for a month now and am incredibly impressed with their performance! They're much larger than a regular paper towel, thicker, softer and more absorbent. I've washed the first ones I've torn off the roll several times now and they DO survive the laundry and perform just as well afterward. I've only used five bamboo towels this month, washed them and re-used. Several times. I would have been through a whole roll of paper towels by now." —A.Clark

    Get 20 sheets from Amazon for $9.99.

    28. A Love Beauty And Planet body lotion that provides a full 24 hours of hydration in four delicious scents: argan oil and lavender, coconut water and mimosa flower, murumuru butter and rose, and shea butter and sandalwood. Now without further ado, prepare to struggle with choosing just one. / Via @lovebeautyandplanet

    These lotions are vegan, cruelty-free, silicone-free, and dye-free.

    Promising review: "This lotion (in the coconut water and mimosa flower scent) is the absolute best. It's non-greasy, feels silky, and smells divine without being too heavy. It's just a wonderful product. The absolute best lotion." —Reiko

    Get it from Amazon for $6.94+ (available in four scents).

    29. A hardshell case so that your sunglasses have an actual shot at making it to your final destination in one piece. I get it. They're inexpensive. But flinging them into your purse will just lead to scratches, scuffs, and heartache so please...just put them in this damn case.

    And same goes for your eyeglasses!!!

    Promising review: "This is a good hard case that is great for traveling because it has a slim design and will really protect your glasses. I have oversized glasses and was worried that they would be too big for this case, but they fit!" —Jglamorous6

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 11 colors).

    30. A Garnier Fructis finishing spray that will become the ~pièce de résistance~ of your daily styling routine. This provides a non-sticky, light hold while texturizing every single layer to trick everyone into thinking your hair has body. If only they knew the (#thin, #flat, #boring) truth.


    Promising review: "Love, love, love this stuff! It gives my layered bob the texture it needs to stay full and piece-y (I prefer a messy look for my hair). Plus, my hair looks thicker when I use this and I never notice any white residue. I was using another volume spray and that works well too, but it’s so much more expensive and it was not better than this Garnier product. Anyway, this is a holy grail item for me. I go three days between washes and, on days I don’t wash, I just freshen my hair with a bit more of this stuff (less than on freshly washed hair), and piece my hair into place and I’m good to go. And I love the smell. And the money I save." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    31. An OXO silicone spatula with a flexible design that makes it so much easier to dig underneath food and flip even the most temperamental of foods. Yes, I'm talking about sunny side up eggs (a thorn in my side for quite some time now).


    This is also heat-resistant and dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: This is exactly what I've been looking to find for years. Why did I waste so much money buying nylon turners? I didn't believe it could be so thin at the edge from the pics, but it is. Sturdy, just the right amount of flexibility, and it doesn't melt on a hot pan like the nylon ones do." —Cindy D.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    32. A Ecotools makeup cleaner because YES, you need to deep clean your brushes. Not only are your makeup tools a breeding ground for bacteria (and a pimple apocalypse waiting to happen), but applying foundation with a brush covered in built-up foundation? Not ideal.

    This formula is made with gentle, plant-based ingredients that won't damage your brushes OR your skin. Plus, it can be used on any of your brushes or sponge applicators!

    Promising review: "I originally got this to clean my beauty blender, but I used it to clean my brushes as well! This takes the cake for the best brush cleanser I've ever used. I didn't have to do any scrubbing or anything — each brush took about a second each and suddenly my hundreds of brushes were clean in the blink of an eye! I keep my brushes clean now, and I never thought I would be 'that girl' who always had clean brushes...but alas, here I am, sitting on my high horse thanks to Ecotools. It even smells nice!" —Rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    33. A silicone travel mat that is heat-resistant up to 450°F and prevents you from ruining expensive things (like, gee, furniture). Feel free to wrap this around a hot tool before it's completely cooled down (b/c we don't have time for that) with peace of mind nothing will set on fire whilst you're typing away at work.

    Promising review: "Do yourself a favor and make this purchase! It has saved my vanity surface and bathroom granite from getting burn marks. I just wish I would have ordered this sooner! It's the perfect size and I use it every day with my straightener and curling iron." —Ken

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    34. Shadow shields to help you achieve a perfectly even smoky eye while avoiding the dreaded ~raccoon eye~ effect that comes from that grey shadow you love so much. These nifty little adhesives will collect all that fallout AKA you won't have subtle of smudges of shimmery brown sprinkled across your cheeks.


    Promising review: "These shields are just the best! I am someone who does my foundation and concealer before I do my eye makeup. I like dramatic looks, which is often the culprit of the dreaded shadow fallout. Problem solved! Not only do these catch fallout, but they allow for crisper and more even lines on both the bottom and sides of my eyes. Side note, I have almond eyes and they are a bit big, but the shield still covers the entire area that they need to!" —Carolyn Rome

    Get a set of 30 from Amazon for $6.49.

    35. An OGX fade-defying oil that enlists the help of orchid extract and grape seed oil to give your ends some lightweight hydration while *also* providing protection against the ☀️. Consider this like a sunscreen for your haircare routine.


    Promising review: "I have color-treated red hair and while using sulfate-free shampoo has decreased fade incredibly, I always have trouble with my ends. They get dry and definitely fade, which leaves my hair not looking great. I apply this mainly to the ends and I've seen a drastic change in my hair. I love this product, and it smells heavenly! If you have thin hair prone to looking oily, the product can be a bit heavy so only use a small amount." —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $6.40.

    36. Cleaning wipes suitable for both leather and suede, perfect for stashing in your black tote bag when the weather is being temperamental! Salt stains from snow? Water marks from rain? You'll be able to wipe 'em away immediately!

    Promising review: "I have expensive suede booties that I mainly wear to go out so they're subjected to rain, alcohol, and average bar grime. There's nothing worse than wearing something and stressing about it getting ruined. I used this product for the first time after a year of wearing my booties and still, these wipes removed a year of damage. They didn't ruin the suede and my booties feel soft again!" —AmazonShopper

    Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $8.45.

    37. A Vichy thermal spray packed with minerals and antioxidants that work to both sooth and strengthen your skin, leading to a dewy complexion brighter than the ☀️.

    Promising review: "Love this! I love this for my face but also, when it's super hot, it works great as an allover body spray — the mist is so fine, meaning it'll dissipate quickly on a hot day. The size of the bottle is also great, and I am planning on taking this on a long flight soon." —GenuineImitation

    Get it from Amazon for $5.50 (1.69 Fl. Oz).

    38. A Hair Dance powder dry shampoo especially great at vacuuming up grease and adding body sans any leftover chalky white residue. Pro tip: If you add some into your roots before bed, you'll wake up with a completely refreshed scalp that looks like it was shampooed five minutes ago ( opposed to five days ago).

    This vegan and cruelty-free dry shampoo doesn't contain any talc, parabens, or baking soda (hooray).

    A personal note: As someone with thin, greasy, flat hair, I can confidently say that powder dry shampoos are so much better than aerosol ones. Like, they actually make your hair look freshly-washed.

    Promising review: "My hair is ALWAYS oily at the roots and aerosol cans of dry shampoo make my hair stiff, but this stuff...this stuff is amazing! Adds volume, doesn't completely dry out my hair, and does not leave residue or build- up (I have black hair so this is very important). Also, my hair smells super fresh after using it. Would give more stars if I could!" —Gabriela

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    39. A pack of trendy hair clips that have the ability to take a boring white tee and turn it into something significantly more stylish. Plus, they keep your hair out of your face. I'm sure you already know that, but I felt it was worth specifying.,

    Promising review: "Love this pack of clips! Wanted to try out the trend without spending too much, and these are a great value for the price. One of the pearl clips arrived a little detached from its backing, but nothing noticeable once it’s in your hair (I just added a dot of super glue to it). Otherwise, I’ve been getting tons of compliments on them!" —Kate

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $8.99.

    40. A stainless steel odor absorber to rid your hands of any pungent scents — because you were supposed to wash the dishes last night, but life happened and now you're stuck doing them in the morning. Just a quick wash with this bar and voilà! Your hands are now odor-free and you won't have the smell of fish lingering around you all day long.


    Promising review: "Simply wash your hands under the sink with this little guy and suddenly, your hands smell like hands again. I've used it after handling several smelly items that have a tendency to make an odor stick with you, an this worked consistently every time. Basically, if you are tired of that weird smelly sponge odor sticking with your hands, get this thing." —Jeremy

    Get it from Amazon for $6.23.

    41. A Mario Badescu lip balm that will melt into your lips (think ~the Wicked Witch of the West meets water~) and leave behind a soft, non-sticky surface that won't trap any of your stray hairs. / Via @mariobadescu

    This little tube of goodness contains cocoa butter, coconut oil, shea butter, sweet almond oil, and vitamin e.

    Promising review: "This is the best, most hydrating lip balm ever. I can use it once a day (which is important because so many lip balms have ingredients that dry out your lips so that you use up the product and buy more), and my lips feel and look great all day." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    Me @ everything listed above:


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