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    37 Products That Are Both Useful And Under $10

    Period tracker stickers, coasters that look like a work of art, chip-inspired bag clips, and so much more goodness that demands your attention.

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    1. Plastic closure clips to prevent your favorite snack from going stale a mere two minutes after being opened. These chips — er, I mean clips — are one of those things that you should probably already own, but inexplicably don't.

    yellow chip-inspired clips holding a chip bag closed

    Promising review: "I love these chip clips. They seem sturdy and durable. They are so cute. When they arrived I took them out off the package and took one to my husband and he said he didn't want any potato chips. I laughed and handed it to him, and he chuckled and said he thought it was real." —irene

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A bug bite suction tool for anyone who feels like an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitoes ("why me?" — me every summer). This promptly eases itching and swelling by removing insect saliva, venom, and other irritants, so rest assured you won't spend the night scratching at your legs and cursing the brief time you spent in your backyard.,

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) — immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $18.95.

    3. A resin hexagon coaster capable of taking your breath away with every slam of a coffee mug. Who knew protecting the surface of your Ikea table could be so, well, pretty?

    the blue, white, and gold coasters
    Mint Gold Creations / Etsy

    Get it from Mint Gold Creations on Etsy for $9.74.

    4. 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.,

    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).

    5. A calligraphy guide book for anyone looking to improve their penmanship *or* eventually create their own Etsy shop. These easy-to-follow instructions will turn doodles and scribbles into a work of legible art.

    the book

    Promising review: "I LOVE this book!! I’ve wanted to improve my penmanship and learn modern calligraphy and lettering for a looooong time. I thought I’d give this book a try and I’m so confident in my lettering now. I’m excited to create my own projects and show off my new skills." —KHenderson

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    6. Bottle Bright cleaning tablets to 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

    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.

    7. A plant-based gel cream that works OT to tame pesky flyaways that no amount of brushing can get rid of. The best part? This formula is nongreasy, completely transparent, and the mascara wand makes it super easy to apply.

    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.

    8. 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.

    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 chefs 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.

    9. A marble organizer that can make hand-me-down utensils and old school supplies look luxe. For everything from kitchens to home offices, this functional piece is the perfect way to ~dress up~ your space.

    the marble holder with copper utensils inside

    Promising review: "I bought this for my makeup brushes and it did not disappoint. When I opened it I actually thought it was going to be way too small, but because it isn't totally round it ended up holding way more than I thought it would. Plus, it looks really great on my counter." —Alexis Puzzella

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

    10. A Maybelline black mascara for volume, volume, and did I mention volume? One swipe of this clump-free formula means long, feathery lashes that look astonishingly natural.

    Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "The absolute best. I've been using it for six years and it curls my lashes and doesn't clump. Always a must-have in my makeup bag." —Molly B.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    11. Planner stickers that let you keep track of your period in a foolproof way. No longer will that ~time of the month~ turn into questions of "but wait, is it supposed to be that time of the month?"

    the stickers
    illogicaldiscourse / Etsy

    Get a pack of 42 from from illogicaldiscourse on Etsy for $2.29.

    12. 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.,

    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.

    13. A Squatty Potty toilet spray that is your new #1 (*ahem* not #2) when it comes to eliminating...odors. Spray this essential oil and real gold nanoparticle blend into the toilet before getting down to business; all smells will be trapped and no evidence will be left behind. Really. We promise.

    five of the Unicorn Gold poop spays

    Promising review: "This spray will save your reputation! I've tried Poo-Pourri before, but it smells like someone took a dump in a bowl of Froot Loops! With this, all I smell is a nice subtle nature smell without even a hint of poop. Amazing product!" —Ali

    Get it from Amazon for $9.65+ (available in two scents).

    To learn more, check out "This $10 Spray Is The Answer To Your Pooping Anxiety."

    14. A microfiber duster to turn cleaning into, dare I say, an enjoyable chore!? This traps dust particles with every swipe — and seeing all that gunk accumulate will be more satisfying than you can imagine. *begins to nervous sweat at the thought of when I last dusted*

    BuzzFeed / Yi Yang

    Psst, you can even remove the cloth and throw it in the washing machine when you're done cleaning!

    Promising review: "Do you dust? Because I don't! I find that when I dust, the particles just fly into the air, and it seems like I'm not cleaning at all. Well, everything changed when I bought the OXO microfiber hand duster. Dust and dirt stick to this thing like a magnet — it's both gross and satisfying to see. The best part is, the cloth is removable and machine-washable so it's clean and ready to be used for next time. It's a small thing, but my apartment feels so much cleaner with this duster around!" —Yi Yang, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    15. A crew neck bodysuit you can dare to wear with *gulp* low-rise denim shorts. So long, having to worry about your undies being exposed to the world!

    model wearing white bodysuit
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $7.99 (available in sizes 0X-3X and in seven colors).

    16. A Billie starter kit that includes a colorful ergonomic handle, two rust- and nickel-free razor blades, *and* a magnetic holder that will actually adhere to your shower wall (a true miracle)., Billie

    Get it from Billie for $9 (available in four razor handle colors).

    To learn more, check out "We Tried That Pretty Razor Subscription All Over Instagram And, TBH, We Loved It".

    17. Silicone drink markers to keep tabs on which glass is yours *plus* make for a fantastic conversation starter. Talk about a koala-ty product, eh?

    wine glasses with a purple and pink koala holder on the stem

    Promising review: "How many times have you been at an event or gathering and wondered, is that my wine glass? Well, fret no more! These cute little drink markers take away the guessing element, especially as the night goes on and you've had a few. We've all been there and while some may say, they're totally unnecessary, I can attest that they certainly come in handy! So if you're someone who entertains, or has a gathering every once in a while, even expect family and friends over for the holidays, these markers add a great touch of eliminating waste and identifying yours from the rest!" —Peepchick

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $10 (available in four designs).

    18. Hydrocolloid Cosrx pimple patches that speed up the ~draining process~, but more importantly? They 👏 prevent 👏 picking 👏. If you're looking for a no-frills way to stop cystic acne in its evil tracks, these transparent stickers are the way to go.

    Sarah Han / BuzzFeed,

    Promising review: "OMG I will never not be without these tiny little miracles again. I put one on before bed and the zit has disappeared by morning. They stay in place all night and my husband can barely even tell when I'm wearing one. I love these little things!" —Anita Pilkington

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $4.73.

    To learn more, check out "These Pimple Patches Are Magical And BRB I'm Buying 20 Packs Of Them".

    19. 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

    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.

    20. A magnetic bookmark to encourage even the most stubborn page-folder (guilty as charged) into someone who doesn't destroy a novel for the sake of remembering their place. Now let's all appreciate the below pun together: "To bee continued."

    the magnetic bookmark with an illustrated bee
    Spicy Apricots

    Get it from Spicy Apricots on Etsy for $2.70.

    21. Silicone brushes that are an absolute necessity for every skincare aficionado out there. This lets you slather on that thick mud mask without getting your hands covered in said mud mask, plus it prevents you from picking up (and wasting) excess product which means money saved.

    two silicone brushes with blue and pink stem

    Promising review: "I love this product! It makes it so much easier to apply my mud face masks and prevents me from using too much product. I can easily apply the correct amount of product over my face and the brush is also easy to clean." —Traci Fuqua

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $4.50.

    22. A wine stain remover so you can fix all the accidents waiting to happen, cc: spilling red wine on your white tee. Dinner shouldn't be spent stewing in the remnants of your vino, and that's where this stuff comes in.

    Emily Shwake / BuzzFeed

    This formula even has a fresh citrus scent that'll rid your outfit of any red wine odors.

    Promising review: "We always have this on hand in the house and I even keep a small travel size in our glove box when we head out to dinner or into the country to do a little wine-tasting. If you are attacked by red wine, no more soda water for you. Just run out to the car, spray on your Red Wine Away, and watch the stain evaporate. Really... in just minutes you will never know that you had ever suffered a direct red wine hit." —William H. Gordon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94.

    23. A satin pillowcase that adds a whole new meaning to the phrase "beauty sleep." Snoozing on this will reduce bedhead, extend your blowout, and prevent hair breakage — all while you're catching up on some much-needed shut-eye.

    model holding pillow with light pink satin pillowcase

    Promising review: "LOVE THESE! They are a beautiful shade of gray, well-made, and a perfect price! I ordered these to help protect against hair-breakage and I've already noticed a huge difference!" —shawnellnewberry

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 16 colors and three sizes).

    24. A daily Cuccio oil you'll want to keep on hand if you're a gel manicure connoisseur (which, let's face it, destroys nail beds one acetone soak at a time). This blend of safflower, sunflower, and cotton seed oils works OT to strengthen your nails and hydrate your cuticles.

    hand holds round bottle of cuticle oil with dropper top

    This formula is available in two scents: milk and honey and pomegranate and fig. Both are equally delicious in scent.

    Promising review: "I really like this product! I try to take breaks from getting my nails done (hard gel, usually) since my nails get very thin and brittle between each set. This helps to make them look strong, smooth, and natural! It also keeps my cuticles looking fresh and adds a nice little shine to my nails!" —NMC

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    25. A tissue box cover that looks like it would line shop shelves of a modern art museum. Tissue holding aside, some reviewers even use this ~$5 product as a planter!


    Promising review: "Such a cute alternative to ugly tissue boxes! Whyyyyyy are tissue box designs soooooo ugly?! Nothing ever goes with my decor, and there are 50 different prints in a package. These are a great solution to keep everything neutral and looking great. They're a pretty lightweight plastic, so they do tend to move around when you pull out a tissue but it's not a big deal." —Heather W.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.93.

    26. An adjustable duster brush great for air conditioners, fans, and window blinds because YES, those need to be cleaned on occasion (the amount of dust that can accumulate there is *cough* genuinely disgusting). And don't worry, cleaning said crevices requires but a few minutes of your time and just a flick or two of the wrist.


    This handy dandy tool comes with five microfiber cloths, meaning you'll be able to clean your whole darn house in one sweep.

    Promising review: "This product is AMAZING! You can clean both sides of two blinds at once and grip them firmly to get ALL of the dust off. Plus, it comes with five covers, so that no matter how dirty your blinds are, you'll be able to finish dusting your whole house! I also love that you can wash the covers and don't have to waste money on refills." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    27. Silicone rain boots that you'll definitely use through rain or shine. This silly-but-functional tool props up your phone and turns everything from joining Zoom calls to watching tutorials into a hands-free breeze.

    the red rain boots holding a phone

    Promising review: "Not only is this a fun product but it is functional for working at home for video conferencing." —Elle

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    28. Hair extensions so fantastic, they've earned over 8,000 positive reviews! These realistic clip-ins add immediate volume and length to your mane, meaning you won't have to curse the day you went in for a "trim" and left the salon with hair way shorter than you expected.

    Promising review: "Holy moly! This is amazing. So easy to put in, the clips are nice and sturdy, and the hair is so thick and shiny without looking synthetic. I was also very impressed with how great they are considering the price." —Debra Quinn

    Get a pack of five clips from Amazon for $9.90 (available in 33 colors and four lengths).

    For more info, check out "These Cheap Hair Extensions Make You Look Like You Grew Your Hair Out Overnight."

    29. A water-based tile pen that deep cleans grout with little effort required on your part. Consider mold banished after a few swipes of this non-toxic formula, which releases anti-bacterial agents with each pass.

    the pen cleaning grout between white tiles

    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.

    30. A tiny knife sharpener because that knife of yours can barely slice through bread, let alone a steak. This features two sharpening options (coarse and fine), and is designed with a nonslip base to ensure that it stays put whilst in use.

    Elizaebeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Do you find yourself hating the knives 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).

    To learn more, check out "This Lil' Knife Sharpener Will Transform Your Trash Knives For Under $6".

    31. A vegan and cruelty-free lip scrub formulated with coconut sugar, avocado oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil. The result? Hydrated lips so soft, even the smoothest of baby butts would be jealous.

    hand dipping into a white jar / 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 $8.90.

    32. A microwave steam cleaner to finally (and I mean finally) rid your microwave of the caked-on dinner that's been there since about, oh, last year. Simply fill this handy device with vinegar, let 'er run for five to seven minutes, wipe, and done.


    Promising review: "I was skeptical about buying this at first, but it's AWESOME. It works like a charm! Super easy to use and does exactly what it says. It made my microwave look brand-new again!" —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    33. A drawer organizer designed to let you stack your silverware, because kitchen real estate is not something we have. This helps maximize every single inch of space and keeps your forks looking sleek and organized.

    the gray cutlery organizer

    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only three drawers, so space is limited My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend! You can fit quite a few spoons etc. in each slot and my beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it from Amazon for $8.66.

    34. A grooming glove that is the ideal two-fer: you can pet your pup or cat while also getting rid of excess fur. This glove even stimulates skin oils, promotes a softer and shinier coat, and can be thrown into the wash when it needs a deep clean itself. Prepare for some riveting before and after photos.

    glove covered in cat fur

    Promising review: "This glove is perfect for our one kitty who hates to be brushed. Our family recently added kitty number three, a big beautiful long-haired Maine Coon who despises being brushed or bathed. It was such a struggle as fine cat hair started taking over our life. Honestly, I did not think this grooming glove would work, but let me just say it is wonderful. Our kitty just loves the feeling it gives him, and we love the astounding amount of hair that is now in the glove and not on every surface in our home. Thank you wonderful seller. We LOVE this glove." —Colleen5991

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    35. A four-sided cleaning brush to give your favorite suede booties some serious TLC (and make 'em looking brand-new). This magical tool helps annoying scuff marks and salt stains all but vanish into thin air.

    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 with no harsh rubbing or scrubbing required.

    Promising review: "I was amazed. After spending about five minutes cleaning suede boots with fairly significant smudges, they came out almost completely clean and are looking really good." —Beth Perkins

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    36. A Katzco Furniture repair kit that lets you cover up scratches, scuffs, and discoloration on your Ikea furniture in a jiffy. This kit contains markers and wax sticks in a variety of hues that turn ~furniture repair~ into a task as simple as coloring in a coloring book.

    before, black wood with scuff marks and after, the same black wood with no scuff marks

    Promising review: "I can’t believe how well these work! Much better than I was expecting. I just had my home painted and the painters damaged a fiberboard medicine cabinet when they removed the masking tape. It ripped off the fake wood veneer. These markers completely filled in the ugly spots and the colors blended so well. It looks fantastic now!" —Shane

    Get a set of 13 from Amazon for $9.99.

    37. No-tie Lock Laces to prevent all "oh crap my shoes are untied and I'm going to trip on this run" fiascoes. These babies are durable, adjustable, and conform to your foot for a personalized feel.

    Promising review: "I put these in my everyday gym shoes, and they work great. These laces keep them feeling snug! They're easy to install, and I really like being able to just slip my feet into my shoes when I'm in a hurry to let the dog out." —Elaine Blackwell Eversole

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in 12 colors).

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

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