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    Updated on Jul 24, 2020. Posted on Jul 21, 2020

    29 Things $10 And Under That Don't Look Like They're $10 And Under

    Throw in some marble decor and suddenly, life is fancy.

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    1. 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
    Amazon

    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).

    2. A gluten- and cruelty-free Essence mascara with a clump-free, smudge-proof formula here to get you the most coveted compliment of all time: "Are those your real lashes?" Plus, it costs less than $5. Praise be.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got tired of breaking the bank over mascara. My sister suggested Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and I IMMEDIATELY fell in love. It provides dramatic length and great volume. I can honestly say I can’t stop looking at my eyelashes in the mirror every single day because of how awesome they look. Also, it is very long-wearing. I go from an eight-hour workday right to the gym and sweat like crazy...and this stuff doesn’t budge! I love it!!" —Carrie E. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    3. Nail wraps for an at-home manicure that's super fancy but requires *no* polish. Long gone will be the days of spilled bottles, the smell of acetone, and waiting 75 years for your nails to dry only to wake up with sheet marks anyway.

    fingernails with green palm tree and pink solid background nail wraps
    So Gloss / Etsy

    Get them from So Gloss on Etsy for $9.

    4. A bronze wastebasket to make your trash look, well, less like trash. Used cotton swabs and crumpled up receipts will have never looked so damn c-h-i-c.

    the copper waste basket next to a work desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "A good wastebasket for the bathroom. The plastic grocery bags fit in this perfectly. I love that there is a little handle too. I think the best thing on this is the rounded bottom. I can't stand cleaning the inside corners of a wastebasket... I'd rather throw them out and get a new one. Because the bottom of this wastebasket is rounded, nothing will every get stuck in the corners, so a quick rinse will do the job fine." —T. Serrano

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in nine colors).

    5. A camisole strap bralette that is — hello, lace — the epitome of love at first sight. Throw in the fact that the below is super comfy *and* can be layered underneath V-neck tops? I mean, someone pinch me. I had no idea this level of perfection could exist.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am typically 34-36 DD, and have always worn expensive underwire bras. I was dying to try a wire-free bralette, but super skeptical about the amount of support and lift I would find. These bras are so super comfortable, give amazing support and are beautiful. I've been wearing them for about four months now (size L), and they haven't stretched out. I even bought some for my friends because I want everyone to feel this comfortable in a bra." —lmh

    Get it from Amazon for $8+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in nine colors).

    6. 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 their doodles and scribbles into a work of legible art.

    the book
    Amazon

    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.

    7. A handheld milk frother that makes it easy to whip up your very own, typically very expensive drink at home. This stainless steel whisk truly has so many darn uses: Let your mouth water at the thought of cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate, matcha, milk shakes, and more.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    This frother has a ergonomic handle that makes it comfy to hold, is small enough to stash in your bag and bring to the office, and is battery-operated and comes equipped with two AA batteries.

    Promising review: "This frother was such a great deal! It came with batteries installed and perfectly packaged. I just made my first coffee with frothed evaporated milk and a tiny bit of sugar for a holiday season treat and it tastes just as delicious as an expensive ubiquitous franchise coffee! If you're considering a handy little kitchen gadget, I would definitely recommend this for yourself and it's also a great stocking stuffer." —R2

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    8. An Outremer Paris perfume available in three lovely scents: spiced vanilla, fresh-cut floral, and a fresh ~sea salt~. Plus, all three scents are housed in an Art Deco-inspired glass bottles that look like they would be sold at the most exclusive boutiques in France.

    the perfume
    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "I’ve never smelled more delicious in my life...this perfume should be more than $100 for the way it smells. It lasts ALL day and I cannot tell you how much I love it. The perfect vanilla scent!" —LilyBlount

    Get it from Anthropologie for $10 (available in three scents).

    9. 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
    Amazon

    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.

    10. A pendant necklace guaranteed to become the ~little black dress~ of your accessories game. In other words, you'll wear this layered piece so often, your outfit will never feel complete without it.

    model wearing layered faux gold necklace
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $5.99.

    11. Sterling silver cubic zirconia studs that look like they would run you about trillion bucks, but no — they actually cost very little and even my humble savings account wouldn't be bothered by the purchase.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Really beautiful earrings! They look expensive and not gaudy by any means. I have been considering spending $500 on a pair of different studs, but now I’m not sure they're worth the money. You can get the same look with these earrings for so much less!" —Lauren Carter

    Get them from Amazon for $10 (available in three sizes and finishes).

    12. Sleek hardcover notebooks equipped with a table of contents, ink-proof pages, a built-in pocket folder, a page marker, *plus* gorgeous outer designs: one option is a sleek gold solid, the other is a Los Angeles-inspired neon yellow with illustrated landmarks.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "What a beautiful notebook and the presentation of the packaging is impeccable. Pages are numbered and an index is included!" —lily

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three prints).

    13. A Himalayan salt tea light holder to make your next Netflix binge feel even more luxurious. This has just enough room for a small candle, giving off a beautiful soft glow sure to up your bedroom's coziness factor.

    the pink holder with a tea light inside
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beautiful! This takes a normal tea light and turns it into a soft, subtle glow. Will definitely purchase again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.29.

    14. A highlighter palette so pigmented, you'd think it would cost upwards of $30+ (but thankfully it doesn't). Dab a little product on your cheekbones, cupid's bow, eyelids, brow bone, and voila! You're glowing.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love trying out different highlighters. Since the palette was so cheap I wasn't quite sure what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised when I received it. I love the packaging and I love that there's four different shades to try out for different looks. It's very pigmented and glittery." —Ayesha

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    15. 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!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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.

    16. A create-a-set book collection consisting of weathered and used copies you can amass according to color scheme, therefore turning your shelves into a sea of thoughtfully curated books that you *wink* came up with all by yourself.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Worth every penny. If you've been looking for decorative books, then look no more — you've found your shop! Colors are true to photos and I love how they were real books! Not those hallow, fake ones you see often. This made decorating very easy, fast shipping, and quality suburb. Will be ordering more from here in the future! Thanks!" —JHarris

    Get it from Amazon for $4+ (available in 17 colors).

    17. A wide brim sun hat that pairs perfectly with greasy hair and pretty much any outfit in your closet. This will instantly zhuzh up your ensemble, no real effort required on your part.

    model wearing straw hat with black bow
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. A liquid soap dispenser, because we want our bathroom to feel like an oasis and minimalist dispensers are the way to go. FYI: This soap pump is part of a larger matching collection, meaning you can coordinate it with a soap dish, toilet brush, toothbrush holder, and waste can if you wish.

    the light pink soap dispenser on a bathroom vanity
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this soap pump and a larger matching one for dish liquid to put on my sink counter. I have a white kitchen with black accents, and they look fashionable and adorable--like little penguins. Much better looking than the store's soap and detergent bottles and very easy to refill." —deborah b

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in four colors).

    19. A Lodge mini skillet that looks like part of a larger, more expensive cookware set. This is large enough to make your favorite meal but small enough to easily store away, is perfect for cooking for a party of one, and won't take up your entire sink if don't feel like washing it right away (a forever mood).

    the Lodge skillets with brownies inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this tiny skillet. I am a graduate student, and pretty much live and cook by/for myself. This is the perfect size for baking, and it's also a great cast-iron skillet to learn the feel of cast-iron." —MCP

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

    20. 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.

    amazon.com

    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."

    21. A copy of The Art of Mixology: Classic Cocktails and Curious Concoctions that is the epitome of the ideal coffee table book. Aesthetics aside (yes I do judge books by their cover), these pages are packed with awesome recipes you'll want to attempt yourself.

    reviewer photo of the cocktail book
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This book is really nice quality, the hardback cover has a velvety feel, and the pages are thick and glossy. This was a gift for my husband and I was super happy with the product when it arrived! I can't wait to try some of the recipes." —Lauren Martin

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    22. And! A professional cocktail muddler so you can perfect any cocktail that calls for crushed herbs, fruits, citrus, and spices. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to make myself a mojito.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This muddler is just the right size, well-made with a comfortable handle, and the colors are beautiful!" —JE

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    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.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    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. The Seaweed Co. bath scrub to celebrate your favorite caffeinated beverage: coffee. Consider your senses indulged by way of organic and sustainably-harvested seaweed, French clay, green tea extract, and (duh) coffee extract that act as a wonderful detox and exfoliant.

    the scrub in black packaging labeled "exfoliating detox scrub"
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This works so well and I love it! It makes my skin super smooth and it smells good. A lot of the time, coffee scrub smells very much like coffee and so I end up smelling like coffee until my next shower. This one, however, has a pleasant scent that is not too overpowering. I liked it so much that I gave my mom one as a gift!" —Emma

    Get it from Amazon for $9.91.

    25. A scented soy candle that smells (and looks!) as delicious as a fresh funfetti slice. Birthday cake-scented candles > an actual birthday cake, and I mean that with every ounce of my being.

    candle with funfetti sprinkles inside
    The Canarys Nest / Etsy

    Promising review: "This birthday cake candle smells amazing. Our entire house smells so yummy!" —Sherrie Reusch

    Get it from The Canarys Nest on Etsy for $8+ (available in four sizes).

    26. A Billie starter kit for a shave smoother than any baby's behind. This starter kit contains 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).

    instagram.com, 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".

    27. A Renaissance-inspired portrait that is the most thoughtful present you can gift yourself. It also only takes about two days to receive: submit a photo, add a pet name, and that's it. You'll receive a printable digital illustration that showcases the regality of your pet.

    the pet portrait
    gisartprint / Etsy

    Promising review: "I ordered this for my sister and she absolutely loved it! I got the item so quickly, too. I definitely will be ordering again." —Elizabeth Sturgeon

    Get it from gisartprint on Etsy for $10.

    28. Pantene treatment ampoules dubbed ~rescue shots~ because they bring dried, fried, dead hair back to life. Pro-vitamin b5 guarantees a deep condition, repairing split-ends and leaving a shiny, frizz-free 'do behind.

    two tubes of product labeled "intense rescue shots"
    instagram.com / Via @pantene

    Promising review: "This is great for frizzy hair. I have coarse, frizzy, wavy hair that gets routinely box-dyed. This product is basically a miracle. It doesn’t fix my hair, but I notice improvement after I use it. Much softer and more tame. Definitely recommend it!" —TheReviewer

    Get a two packs of three from Amazon for $9.56.

    29. A leak-proof champagne stopper that will 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"
    Amazon

    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.

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