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    41 Random Products Under $10 You'll Probably Want To Gift Yourself

    My definition of divine: a warm Stroopwafel with every cup of morning coffee.

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    1. A clip-on selfie ring light for the poor soul who wants to capture the winged eyeliner they got *just* right with an iconic photo for the 'gram... but sadly they live in a dimly-lit basement covered in twinkle lights for function and not aesthetics. I'm talking about myself. I need this.,

    It has three brightness modes, and it can be clipped on anything that's not thicker than 18 mm (a little over half an inch), so you can easily aim the light at any angle you need. You also get a micro USB cable for easy charging!

    Promising review: "Pleasantly surprised by the ease of use. Only one button to operate, and more sturdy than expected. Never had a selfie ring light before and I'm digging it! I no longer have to go outside or setup my large ring light for a quick video! I’ve been carrying it around in my purse so I can use it at anytime! And I just realized I haven’t had to charge it yet, so the battery last awhile." —DebrahP

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    2. Cotton socks currently running a special promotion! All proceeds will be donated to S.P.E.W. (Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare).

    A reviewer's pair of socks; one says "Master has given Dobby a sock" and the other "Dobby is FREE", both in the Harry Potter font

    Promising review: "Great design, thick and comfy socks, great colors. Hasn't faded or shrunk or come apart after multiple washes." —Jeanie Knox

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four colors).

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    3. Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick – it was probably formulated by a Hogwarts alum because, tbqh, this stuff has a staying power best described as magic — your pout will seriously retain color for up to 16 hours! Reviewers swear that this stuff is smooch-proof, snack-proof, and sweat-proof.

    Jennifer Tonti / BuzzFeed,

    Promising review: "This is perfect if you like long lasting, matte lipstick. I wore it for my wedding: the lipstick lasted through hours with food, kissing, and heat without smudging or any change in how it looks. I have eaten fried chicken, burritos, pasta, and tons of other things while wearing this lipstick and it stayed on perfectly without needing any real touch ups. Seriously my holy grail liquid lipstick." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67 (available in 26 colors).

    4. A Wilton color swirl piping kit because you may have mastered the recipe you saw on Pinterest, but frosting that cupcake you just spent a painstaking amount of time on? Put the butter knife down. It's not going to work. Please just try this instead.

    Promising review: "I thought this was a lot of fun to use. It's nice to get the three colors without trying to put all three icings in one bag. I was able to pipe an entire 9-inch layer cake in about 15 minutes with adding a bit more icing to each bag near the end. Getting the three couplers to lock together requires that you cut the bag at the right point so that the plastic bag doesn't cover the notches and grooves that are meant to interlock. I will definitely be using this again." —Nicole S.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.38.

    5. Mini mitts made with a ridged grip surface so you can safely move cookie sheets, lift hot food and inner pots in the Instant Post, and fish into the toaster for health foods (cc: Pop-Tarts) without burning a pinky. This takes away the headache of searching for a dish rag or oven mitt, both of which are guaranteed to go missing just when you need them most.


    Promising review: "Everyone who sees these immediately starts laughing, but when they take a closer look they make me order them for them. I bought them initially for the InstaPot, but I use them now for everything. I tossed out those old crappy cloth mitts. These take up less space, look better and work fabulously. Okay, they still look like a hand puppets once you put your hands in them...what can I say..." —Always Summer Here

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    6. A box of Daelmans Stroopwafels to elevate your morning cup of caffeine. These delicious treats are basically just soft waffles filled with a buttery syrup; you can even leave one over a hot beverage to warm it up.

    reviewer photo of waffle on tea cup

    Promising review: "These things are delicious! I first tried them in Amsterdam when studying abroad and I’m so happy to find them here. Two thin waffle cookies glued together with honey is simple but so yummy. Good with coffee or even for dessert." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. A pliable silicone ice cube tray with Dachshund shapes. Need I say more? This is the definition of doggone cute.

    reviewer photo of orange ice cube tray

    Promising review: "These are the CUTEST ice cubes I’ve ever seen!!! I love them so much. Being a silicone try it’s hard for me to carry it to the freezer without spilling a little, but they’re still amazing and it doesn’t really change much for me. I get compliments on them all the time and people ask where I got the tray. They’re super easy to get out of the tray too. Definitely worth the cost." —April Lewis

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    8. 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.,

    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.

    9. A Japanese vocabulary study chart for anyone slowly trying to learn a new language! This is packed with basic words used in every day conversations and will help teach you how to form simple sentences; everything is laminated and condensed into six pages.

    the pamphlet

    Promising review: "I gifted this to someone and they love it. It's a quick-study reference and guide (as listed), very basic, and it's laminated so it can endure lots of handling and remain looking great. My gift recipient wanted to begin slowly, as learning a new language can seem daunting at first. He keeps it nearby, to repeatedly familiarize himself with the vocabulary. Although basic, it still contains a lot of information, front and back." —Jen S.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    10. A magnet set inspired by everyone's favorite friend group: Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia. This box contains dozens of illustrated magnets, an illustrated backdrop, plus a 32-page booklet packed with fun facts and behind-the-scenes tidbits.,

    Promising review: "These are the cutest! My set came in perfect shape and was exactly what I expected it to be: a fun way to pay tribute to a great television show!" —MathNE1

    Get it from Amazon for $9.73.

    11. A ceramic mug for the person who *needs* to get a new show already but alas, probably won't. This Central Perk-approved coffee holder is the next best thing to, well, the actual Central Perk.

    the white mug with the Central Perk graphic
    Urban Outfitters

    This mug is food-, dishwasher-, and microwave-safe!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    12. A desktop boxing kit ideal for any WFH set-up. Before jotting out that passive aggressive "per my previous email..." — we highly recommend giving this a try.

    Promising review: "I got this for my boyfriend after he had a crappy couple of days at work to cheer him up, and boy did it work! He put it on the second he opened the box, and attached the bag to his phone screen.. It is a little difficult to stick to things, probably just the suction, but it did its job — it cheered him up and was entertaining enough for him to bring to his office!" —ZilFoolp

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    13. Grey's Anatomy decal stickers for super fans who have managed to stick around for *does double take*17 whole seasons! Bless your loyalty.

    the stickers
    JM Custom Treasures / Etsy

    Get it from JM Custom Treasures on Etsy for $2.50+.

    14. Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream – it uses calcium, vitamins, and hydrogenated jojoba oil to revive weakened nails — and not only does this promote quicker nail growth, but it also prevent chipping and hangnails. Your messy at-home manicure just got *so* much better.,

    Promising review: "I've been using this product for almost a full month. Before, my nails were bendy, paper thin, and had little ridges. After applying this product almost everyday three times a day, I can grow my nails out without fear. They are smooth, pretty, have excellent white tips. They still have a slight flexibility to them but leagues better than where they were and I'm hoping with continued use my nails will be hard as hoof, ha. After trying so many products, this one is a holy grail." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A geometric tray with four interchangeable and stackable pieces that look like they were sourced from a modern art museum. Plus, these gorgeous pieces of art (ART, I tell ya) are perfect for everything from jewelry storage to breakfast in bed.

    the interchangeable tray with yellow, green, orange, and white pieces

    Promising review: "These are the perfect plates. Lightweight and very cool design, and are a fun way to bring my favorite recipes (sliced homemade bread, cheese/crackers/grapes spread) to showers and parties. Love." —Sandia

    Get it from Amazon for $8.78.

    16. Silicone-free L’Oreal Paris Elvive 8 Second Wonder Water Lamellar – it makes good on its promise of shine, shine, shine. This banishes dullness in eight seconds flat, giving your mane all that lustrous hydration and bounce but thankfully *none* of the weigh-down., / Via @lorealparis

    Apply this directly to wet hair avoiding the roots, massage it in for eight seconds, then rinse. Effort required = practically zero.

    Promising review: "This is the holy grail of hair products. Seriously I need gallons of this stuff! I put it on my hair for 10 seconds and could feel while still in the shower that my hair felt amazing! I usually have stringy ends and after using this, my hair was soft and silky!" —Sky T Block

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    17. A leak-proof champagne stopper to keep your favorite beverage as fizzy as the day it was popped. This built-in pressure pump preserves bubbles and therefore preserves champagne, meaning the entire bottle need not be finished on the day it was opened. Now without further ado, can I get a mimosa please?

    on the left, the stainless-steel and black stopper labeled "seal it" and on the right, a hand pressing down labeled "pump it"

    This stopper is even equipped with a date tracker so you always know how long the bottle has been sitting in the fridge!

    Promising review: "I purchased this stopper after seeing one being used at a local wine-tasting event. I enjoy sparkling wines, but either have to drink the whole bottle myself before it gets flat (ugh) or throw it out (terribly wasteful). This product was the answer to my problem! It is very easy to use and keeps my sparkling beverage fresh and bubbly! Definitely a must!" —MKC

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    18. A greeting card inspired by The Muppet Christmas Carol which is, and I cannot stress this enough, the only holiday movie that matters. Love Actually is fine and all, but did it cast Gonzo as Charles Dickens? Didn't think so.

    the greeting card
    MichaelReaDesign / Etsy

    Get it from MichaelReaDesign on Etsy for $4.47.

    19. 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.,

    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.

    20. The Lord of the Rings coloring book you'll immediately rip out of its packaging, cradle to your chest, and deem your ~precious~. This contains scenes from the trilogy you'd be happy to doodle away.

    reviewer image of a page from the coloring book

    Promising review: "I just love this book; the images are gorgeous and the quality of the paper is good." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.45.

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

    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.

    22. A "Did you feed the dog?" sign for anyone who lives with a partner or roommate who shares dog duties. If there have been multiple days in which your pupper has scarfed down two breakfast due to human error... get this ASAP.

    device with sliders for two meals each day of the week

    Fun fact! My boyfriend often feeds our French Bulldog before he heads out... but our intelligent pet will then wait by the bowl when *I* wake up to try and indicate he has not had his breakfast. Rockie does not know how to roll over! But he sure knows how to manipulate me out of an extra serving of organic salmon.

    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone had fed them every morning. Now I just to see if it's green and if not, I feed them and indicate it. We all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    23. A science activity kit that transforms rubbish to robots! This contains everything you need to create your own motorized robot out of a used can, including detailed and easy-to-understand instructions. "IT'S ALIVE!" —me to the Dr Pepper can that will eventually turn into a miniature Frankenstein.

    reviewer images of two cans turned into robots

    Promising review: "I bought this for my 8-year-old nephew's birthday and he loved it. His response after building it was, 'Aunt Jenn, you buy the best gifts ever.' I'd say that's a win." —Jenn S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    24. Stick-Um adhesive so genius, you'll wonder how *you* didn't think of it. Simply apply a pea-sized amount of product to any base and abracadabra, your candlesticks will remain upright! No more leaning toward one side.

    Promising review: "I have a candle holder that is slightly too large for 3/4 inch candles. Was dripping wax into openings but it builds up quickly. This stuff never hardens. It's great! Whoever came up with this idea should be rich by now." —Tracy

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75.

    25. 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.

    26. 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.

    27. A Hamilton and Hocus Pocus mashup sticker for the person who has both "Come Little Children" and "Satisfied" stuck in their heads with equal measure. If you're ever singing, it's probably one of these tunes.

    the sticker
    PopWaterStudio / Etsy

    Get it from PopWaterStudio on Etsy for $4.

    28. 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.

    29. 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

    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).

    30. 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.

    31. 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.


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

    32. 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

    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.

    33. 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

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

    34. 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

    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.

    35. 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).


    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.

    36. e.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer – it blurs pores, mattifies excess oil, and offers light coverage with one swipe! It wears well under foundation, plus is great to slather on when you're pressed for time but want a bright, dewy complexion. This buzz-worthy gift is widely considered an A+ dupe for more expensive primers on the market.

    the poreless putty primer in clear jar with black lid

    Promising review: "Beauty gurus have been raving about e.l.f.'s putty primer, so I decided to give it a try because of the affordable price. Another reason why I appreciate e.l.f. products. At first, when I applied the primer, it did feel greasy on my skin, but after applying my makeup, my skin looked amazing. Not only did this primer minimize my pores. It also kept my oily skin at bay and helped my makeup last throughout the day. I can now say that I found a holy grail and this primer was definitely a product I will keep purchasing." —Pamela

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    37. Miracle-Gro leaf shine for those who have recently found joy in plant culture: Forget sourdough, it's my green thumb that's thrived during quarantine. A spritz of this means shiny foliage with no spots, dullness, or dust.

    Promising review: "I'm gifting a fiddle-leaf fig (which you plant people know was not cheap) and wanted it to look as nice as possible. This Miracle-Gro Leaf Shine really is a miracle. I only used about one-quarter of a bottle and 15 minutes to make my 8-foot tree come alive. It looks beautiful!" —Chris K.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.18.

    38. 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

    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.

    39. A sterling silver knot ring here to really tie the ~knot~ when it comes to finding the perfect piece of every day jewelry. It's perfectly dainty, goes with any style wardrobe, and reviewers swear it won't leave behind the dreaded green line.

    reviewer wearing the silver knot ring

    Promising review: "I've had this ring for almost a year and have worn it just about every day. Shower- and gym-proof with no discoloration nor any bending have taken place." —Megan B

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 2-12 and in five colors).

    40. A plant-based gel cream that works OT to tame pesky flyaways that no amount of brushing can get rid of. Feel confident slicking back those baby hairs with this nongreasy, completely transparent formula — it's also super easy to use thanks to its mascara wand applicator.

    before and after photo of reviewer with hair fly-aways on the left labeled "before use" and no visible flyaways on the right labeled "after use"

    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.

    41. 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.

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