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    Updated on Aug 29, 2020. Posted on Aug 28, 2020

    38 Products So Genius, Their Under $10 Price Is Just A Perk

    Excuse my flair for dramatics, but smart stickers are about to change your life.

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    1. Smart stickers about to save you so much time. Rather than rifling through every single box in your garage to find the appropriate seasonal decor, turn to these stickers! Stick 'em on before fully packing up a box, download the associated app, and you'll be able to pull up a list that tells you *exactly* what's in each box!

    model holding phone to file cabinet and pulling up a list of the items inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I use these to keep track of all my vinyl records and other stuff in storage. Good way to know what's in each box without opening it." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of six stickers from Amazon for $8.50.

    2. Keurig cleaning cups to deep clean your coffee machine (#poetry) within minutes. Simply pop this biodegradable cleaner in as you would a cup of caffeine, proceed to marvel at the gunk that's made its way into your daily cup of joe.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "We’ve had our Keurig for a few years, and with the exception of using only filtered water and dispensing hot water every so often, we’ve never cleaned the needle or K-cup area. I used three cleaning cups back to back and WOW our machine was dirty! I'm so happy I purchased these! I’ll be keeping up on cleaning these more often." —Heather Garcia

    Get a pack from Amazon for $9.95.

    3. A water bottle for tracking how much water you're consuming throughout the day. Just turn the lid and a new dot will appear — one dot is equivalent to one bottle, aka you'll have no choice but to stay hydrated.

    model holding clear water bottle with black cap
    Amazon

    Promising review: "There is something so satisfying about clicking the lid and seeing the dots add up over the day! I've always been struggling drinking enough water and nothing has worked in the past - logs, phone apps, check lists, every type of water bottle size, multiple water bottles that I had to drink before the days was over, etc. I've tried it all — this works! Finally! Brilliantly simple!" —Dr. John Frost

    Get it from Amazon for $7.48 (available in six colors).

    4. A roomy canvas pouch with multiple compartments to keep everything *legitimately* organized. Store pens or makeup brushes on one side, larger supplies or makeup bottles on the other. No more digging into the abyss for a pair of scissors.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    FYI, this pouch may look small — but 'tis mighty. Reviewers swear that it fits an amazing amount of stuff.

    Promising review: "OKAY. I gotta hand it to you. This pouch? AMAZING CAPACITY. Y’all, now I’m always THICC with pencils, pens, markers, supplies, I got too much stuff, and I’m a sucker for stationary supplies. All of it, gimme. This pouch holds it all— including my ink refills and lead refills— AND THERES STILL ROOM FOR MORE, I— I’m in love." —Aurora Caldwell

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six colors).

    5. A Rain-X glass treatment for the rain, sleet, and snow that would otherwise collect on your car window and reduce visibility. This basically works to repel water and makes windshield wipers feel all but unnecessary.

    Reviewer's car to show how one half of their windshield is clear, while the other untreated half is covered in raindrops
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had a cheap, untempered windshield which was awful in the rain. A friend of mine from college recommended Rain-X and I was shocked at the difference. I applied it with a soft rag and sat there wondering if it was even on properly. I trusted the system and then later that night took my car out for a drive; it rained while I was out and the difference was instantly noticeable. Before, when using my wipers, streaks would obscure my view so much that any lights would make driving in the rain hard. Now, the droplets don't smear and smaller ones sometimes just roll off. It's pretty great." —Alison J. Gong

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    6. A dual-sided Baby Yoda dishwasher magnet that will indicate whether those dishes are dirty or squeaky clean. So long, days of pulling out my favorite mug to realize it's coated in leftover coffee.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great magnet! Very sturdy. Also comes with a magnetic strip so you can adhere to any surface if there's no magnetic surface already there. Easy to use and a great Star Wars gift!" —Crystal Lucas

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    7. A pair of blind spot mirrors to increase your field of vision whilst attempting to squeeze into that teeny tiny parking spot. It's not ideal, but it's the first thing that's opened up after a half hour of circling around the same 10-block radius. Good luck!

    Reviewer's picture of the blind spot mirror on their side view mirror
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The size is nice, at 2 inches, adequate for the average passenger vehicle. I drive an SUV and while I have great visibility out my windows, I wanted the extra perk of having blind spot mirrors. I don't get very much use out of them while driving around, but they're great parking mirrors for backing into tight spots or reversing around obstacles." —m.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $6.97.

    8. Reusable twist ties that will let you put all "this charging cord is tangled beyond help" situations to rest. These simple pieces of rubber are an easy (but genius) solution that keep everything from chargers to USB cables in check.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are fantastic little things; they're lightweight but feels quite sturdy. I have been using some this last month (tie/untie each day), and they still look as new -- I think these will hold up really well." —emleigha

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $2.98+.

    9. An effective Safari comb for easily removing the gunk and fleas hitching a free ride on your cat! That's right, my friends. The black debris in the below cup is all *clears throat* fleas.

    reviewer photo of green comb next to cup filled with water and fleas
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This comb is awesome! Catches fleas so well! My kitties are so thankful. They don’t have enough to need meds, but they occasionally get a couple from their doggy brother that brings them inside and this helps me get rid of them so easily! It also helps comb out the loose under coat that they shed! Have a cup of soapy water and a towel to rinse the brush in. It kills the fleas and allows you to continuously brush until you’re done. We give it two paws up!" —Alexis S.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.67.

    10. A charcoal and coconut oil toothpaste for extra sparkly Chiclets with minimum time and effort required. The main players in this formula? Charcoal, coconut oil, and baking soda for whitening; peppermint and tea tree oil for eradicating coffee breath.

    Reviewer's before-and-after picture to show dramatic whitening after three uses
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am the person who can't use any tooth whitening products because my teeth are so sensitive. Having read about activated carbon and oil pulling I was interested in this potential solution, as my teeth have fought against my current coffee addiction and previous soda addiction and were turning that wonderful yellow everyone strives for. Well after a week of using this, I have started to notice a huge difference!" —Dietrichs

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A stretchy Teleties headband that will keep your 'do in place — all without tugging at your hair and causing tension headaches or dents. Extra brownie points for the genius rubber accent that also prevents slippage.

    Teleties

    Get it from Teleties for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    12. A silicone strainer and colander set anyone with a microbe-sized kitchen will more than appreciate (hello, my fellow NYC residents). These are completely collapsible and take up virtually no cabinet or countertop space.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm really impressed with this colander set. It collapses and expands very easily, so it is perfect for storing away when not being used. I love that it's dishwasher safe for quick cleanup! I like that it came with two different sizes of colanders. This is a must-have product for anyone who cooks often." —Makayla Brown

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $8.99.

    13. A water-based tile pen that makes deep cleaning grout feel like filling in the pages of an adult coloring book. Consider mold banished after a few swipes of this nontoxic formula, which releases anti-bacterial agents with each pass.

    the pen cleaning grout between white tiles
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These things are awesome! I cleaned my bathroom tile grout first because the lady who lived there before me really let it go. A few places stayed stained and I was worried it wouldn't cover them, but all grout areas are bright white and look new after using this." —Donna K Cook

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    14. An adhesive LED strip to reduce all that glare. This increases color contrast and sharpness to enhance the images on your television screen — so yes, Netflix, I am very much still watching. Quit asking.

    reviewer photo of TV with glare before using the strips and without glare after using the strips
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "You will be surprised how well this works. I thought it was a gimmick — but then read several articles about the benefits of bias lighting and though I would give it a try. Setting it up takes about five minutes — very simple. The surprise comes when you turn on the TV with the bias lighting and the picture POPS! The contrast and the black level jumps and the picture looks significantly improved!" —Rgd18

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in six sizes).

    15. A vegan Sephora Collection sheet mask with a major superstar ingredient: spirulina. Enlarged pores and pesky blackheads will be forced to hit the road once this innovative formula begins to bubble.

    Sephora

    Promising review: "I use this anytime I need a deeper cleanse or have deep under skin pimples. By the next morning they have a pulled to the top or are gone. Nothing pulls the funk out of my face like this mask! Will continue to buy." —MemeMagoo

    Get it from Sephora for $5.50.

    16. A hand-painted wooden block to display photos and post cards. The minimalist design means it won't clash with decor, plus you can avoid gaudy frames altogether and swap prints with ease.

    pink block holding up a black and white photo
    Etsy / TheHeartDepartmentCo

    Get it from The Heart Department Co on Etsy for $4.95.

    17. A silicone tray because diluted iced coffee is a terrible way to start your Monday. Use this to freeze some caffeine and presto, you've got yourself bean-shaped ice cubes that won't make your morning cup of Joe taste like flavored water.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is an amazing product--I'm so glad to have found it! Even my friends love it when I take it out of the freezer! Just fill it up with coffee, stick it in the freezer, and you've got iced coffee for later." —Kayla

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    18. A yogurt container from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection so you can meal prep that parfait without fear of soggy granola. This is equipped with a leak-proof lid, attached spoon, a separate compartment for toppings, plus is microwave-, dishwasher-, and freezer-safe.

    the green container with an attached green spoon and clear top compartment
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    19. A compact salt and pepper shaker set that links magnetically, aka you can throw this in your purse on the go or keep it at your kitchen table. With the latter, rest assured that you won't lose one and not the other (my family always seems to misplace the salt or the pepper, but not both at the same time).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'd been looking for a small-sized set for my computer desk area and this is perfect. It's ingenious how it's magnetized and they sit perfectly on top of each other. The tops twist open/close and the holes of the shakers are perfect, not too big and not too small." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    20. A pomegranate de-seeder here to up your antioxidant intake with ease. Just split the fruit in half, place on top of the cutter, tap with a spoon, and voila! Every seed will have come out and you won't have had to shed a single frustrated tear in the process.

    reviewer photo of green cutter, half open pomegranate, and container filled with seeds
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This pomegranate de-seeder works amazingly well! It allows you to get every single seed out of the fruit, and the plastic it's made of is certainly sturdy enough for its purpose." —S.S.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    21. A plant-based gel cream that tames the pesky flyaways with just a few quick swipes! This formula is nongreasy, completely transparent, and the mascara wand makes it super easy to apply.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was surprised to find that this product is very easy to use and extremely effective. It didn't leave my hair looking greasy or sticky and it works great for baby hairs around the face." —GoBlue

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    22. A loose leaf infuser sure to make your heart happy with every sip of Earl Gray. This silicone ~Mr. Tea~ is dishwasher- and microwave-safe, hence why it's able to sit in the jacuzzi that is your afternoon cup of tea.

    model holding mug with white tea infuser inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "So adorable and practical to use for tea time. Easy to clean and sits nicely on any mug or tea cup." —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    23. Insect traps for your plants, aka the likely culprits behind the flies, gnats, and various insects that very much showed up to your house without an invitation. Attach each sticky strip onto an included stake, stick 'em in your plant, and that's it! Just remove the trap when it's full of insects. Yum.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "There is NOTHING more irritating than gnats or any other tiny insects invading your home. I have these Sticky Stakes in every potted plant I own and they actually really work! Each pack comes with seven traps, so feel free to stock up." —Heather Braga, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get a pack of seven from Amazon for $5.04.

    24. A tweexy ring because that bottle is *not* empty, the brush is just too short to reach the polish that's trapped at the bottom. This ring allows you to tilt the bottle and scoop up product, all while being held firmly in place on your finger. That's right! No more dark red polish spills on your shaggy white rug.

    model wearing blue ring with purple nail polish bottle inside
    instagram.com / Via @thetweexy

    Promising review: "So all cards on the table, I felt ridiculous purchasing this. But it has so improved my self-manicuring skills that it's been a life-changer, and probably saved me a lot of money on manicures. If you have struggle with painting your own nails or have ever ruined your duvet by spilling a bright yellow nail polish bottle (not that this is from personal experience or anything), than this is a must." —Franimal

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 20 colors).

    25. A flexible holder to keep your sponge from sitting in the filth (no offense) that is the bottom of your kitchen sink. This non-slip elastic stays put, has a perforated base for water drainage, and doesn't take up too much space.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Okay, I have had too many different sponge holders to even count. They all had suction cups that eventually stop sticking. I was looking for something that would do the job without a suction cup. Some had metal that rusted, some had an area to catch the drips and that area just got gross FAST! This is THE PERFECT sponge holder. It's completely flexible. You can widen the holder for larger sponges, bend it in just about anyway imaginable to fit any place." —B.D.

    Get it from Amazon for $5+ (available in three colors).

    26. Hypoallergenic earring lifters so that you can wear heavy hoops or larger studs with no discomfort. This also prevents that annoying ~droopy lobe~ look you've come to associate with cheap-ish accessories.

    model wearing gold earrings that are drooping before; after photo shows the earrings aren't drooping
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Life-changing. I made the mistake of gauging my ears as a teenager and they’ve never fully closed. I’ve never been able to wear normal earrings without them hanging or falling off. It looks gross. These are easy to take on and off and they stay in place!" —Lauren Ahdoboop

    Get three pairs from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

    27. A sink protector with a nonslip bottom and adjustable two-piece design you can custom tailor to fit almost any sink. The gridded layout allows for water to drain, *but* prevents food from falling down and causing any clogs.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Bought one for my parents because we loved ours so much. The versatility of this product is what truly sold us. Not to mention how easy it is to clean and disinfect. There aren't any hard to reach areas where food can get stuck which is a HUGE plus for me!" —Rianoso

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    28. A set of brilliantly simple garden markers that make it way easier when it comes to identifying where everything has been planted. Be sure to discern the strawberries from the tomatoes, my green thumb-having friends.

    the red and white "hello my name is" sign next to sugar snap pears
    Amazon

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $9.04 (available in four styles).

    29. Double-sided tape so you can freely wear any deep V-neck top without fear of your breast friends making an appearance. Plunging halters and low backs that threaten to expose my bra, you no longer intimidate me.

    Amazon

    The adhesive is strong but super gentle on your skin, meaning it won't cause any irritation or redness.

    Promising review: "This product works great! I wore a very low-cut maxi gown for my engagement photos and absolutely NEEDED tape to make the top portion stay in place/avoid a nip slip. This product totally did the job." —britt mo

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    30. An Umbra countertop tray to keep your cell upright and provide it with a permanent home, plus it functions as a catch-all tray for the random items cluttering up your desk: keys, jewelry, coins, the works.

    the white countertop tray with an iPhone and ring inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a sturdy holder and easy to accommodate the iPhone and small jewelry. I like being able to view the phone screen to see text and who's calling. I liked it so much I got one for my desk, kitchen, and living room. I also got one for a friend." —Carol Lastique

    Get it from Amazon for $9.12.

    31. Bottle Bright cleaning tablets that quickly remove all that funky, gross, probably-starting-to-smell build-up in your favorite water bottle. These are biodegradable, chlorine-free, and require absolutely NO effort or scrubbing.

    before picture of dirty bottle; a during photo of bottle with bubbles inside; and after photo of clean bottle
    amazon.com

    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.

    32. A collapsible travel cup you can easily stash in your bag and use ~initiate Shakira voice~ whenever, wherever. It's super lightweight, can hold up to eight ounces, folds down to .58 inches, and a clear lid prevents dusts from making its way inside.

    yellow travel cup with coffee inside
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This cup does the job. It doesn’t tip when holding a drink. Collapses down to almost pocket size. I got it for backpacking, but given the collapsed size, I just might use this daily while traveling." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    33. 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 one of your defining features. These slowly release micronutrients into soil for up to two months, thus allowing indoor plants to thrive.

    on the left, plant looking wilted and on the right, the same plant growing
    amazon.com

    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 pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.77.

    34. A stainless-steel grater ideal for garlic, ginger, spices, and more! It's got ~fine teeth~ that do a fantastic job at creating paste without wasting any food (typical graters = half a garlic clove gets lost within the grooves of the grater TBH).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was avoiding cooking with fresh ginger because it was such a pain to grate. I found this product by accident and decided to give it a try. I is very fast and easy to use and works very well. I there is almost no waste with the ginger. I love this ginger grater!" —Born Barefoot

    Get it from Amazon for $8.29.

    35. Silicone ear grips for your favorite pair of prescription frames. These anti-slip holders basically ensure that your glasses stay put, meaning constant re-adjusting and slipping down your nose will become a thing of the past! Plus, these won't dig into your skin and give you a headache.

    tortoiseshell frames with black silicone grippers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My new glasses were constantly slipping down my nose, even after being adjusted. These were a lifesaver. It took a bit to work the ear hooks onto the arms of my glasses as mine are thick, but once on, they stayed put. Glasses don't budge on my face now, at all." —thesoftparade

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $6.98.

    36. Adjustable clip holders to turn any bra into a no-show racerback. Long gone will be the days of —> put on shirt —> bra shows —> take off shirt to change bra —> put shirt back on again. Not to be dramatic, but these clips will change your life when you're in a rush (which is always).

    before and after photo of model wearing racerback top with bra straps showing; then racerback top with no bra straps showing
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My bra straps spend more time off my shoulders than on — but NOT ANYMORE. I was hoping something like this existed and when I found it, I was so happy. They're as glorious as I expected them to be. These are life-changing." —Amanda

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $6.97 (available in six colors).

    37. A nonslip bristle brush for a safer, more efficient way to clean expensive cutlery (*chest swells with pride at the thought of having a fancy knife set*). A wrap-around design scrubs two sides at once, plus this ultimately saves you money because you won't have to continuously replace torn dish sponges.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a REALLY effective fast cleaner for all your knives. I have a large variety of knives and this really gets me to used them more because it makes cleaning and maintenance really simple. Whether it's a chinese cleaver, a carbon steel chef's knife or even a long slicer, this makes sure you get all the big stuff off your knives quickly so you can just wipe it down to dry with a regular cloth. If you like taking good care of your knives and you don't want to spend a bunch of time doing it you need to buy this. It's efficient, extremely well-constructed and designed (as most Joseph Joseph products are), and a pleasure to use." —Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    38. A soft cotton polishing cloth here to revitalize jewelry you've owned since middle school (cc: the iconic Tiffany bracelet below). Just a few swipes of this and poof! Tarnished silver will look brand-new in an instant.

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I was amazed at how easy it was to use — it's a lot less messy than toothpaste and other cleaning solutions. The cloth is quite soft as well, so I wasn't worried about it scratching any of my jewelry. I read in the instructions that you never have to clean this cloth, and that it lasts for years and years (depending on how much jewelry you polish, of course). It works on other metals too, like gold and brass, though I haven't yet tested it on either of those." —Yi Yang, BuzzFeed staff

    Get it from Amazon for $7.25.

    To learn more, check out "This $7 Silver Polishing Cloth Will Give You Dramatic Before-And-After Photos."

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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