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    37 Things That Might Make You Think "Well, There Goes My Money"

    Dinosaur-shaped crayons, a no-fog mirror so you can shave in the shower, quality denim jackets you'll wear from now until forever, and more.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An Italia Deluxe lip liner set your pout (and your wallet) will sincerely thank you for. Twelve gorgeous colors for less than $10? Be still, my very broke heart.,

    Promising review: "I'm a makeup artist, and these are incredible! No joke, they are as creamy as more expensive liners I've had in the past. These pencils glide on the lips, they don't crumble, they sharpen well (if you wear makeup you know what I'm talking about), they don't dry out, they are true to their color, not waxy.... I could go on. Do yourself a favor and order these. I now have two sets β€” one for my business, and one for my personal collection!" β€”lital regev

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $7.56.

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


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

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

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

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    3. Handmade soy crayons shaped like freakin' DINOSAURS, which means I fell in love with them upon first glance. (I should also mention that these critters are 100% biodegradable, made from pure soy wax, and are certified non-toxic.)


    Get a set of six from earthgrowncrayons on Etsy for $10.

    4. Bliss eye masks capable of convincing the world that you did, in fact, get a solid eight hours of sleep last night. These holographic patches use an impressive blend of acetyl hexapeptide-8, sodium hyaluronate, and xylitol to reduce puffiness, smooth fine lines, and hit cancel on all dark circles.


    Pop these vegan and cruelty-free patches on while sipping your morning coffee or brushing your teeth for some quick pre-work TLC.

    Promising review: "Moisturizing and refreshing. These are perfect for after long flights, late nights spent studying/working, or relieving puffiness after crying through a sappy rom-com movie!" β€”Smith

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $12.99.

    5. Affresh dishwasher cleaning tablets because HOW can you get clean, glistening dishes if the dishwasher itself is *gag* covered in grime? Answer: You can't. These babies are here to help.

    Promising review: "Works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and the sliding dish trays were tough to pull out or push in, there was detergent build-up all over the inside, and there was a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some build-up and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, ran the machine a second time, and now it looks and sounds brand new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors." β€”Martoune

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.96.

    6. BPA-free silicone wine glasses that will save you so much freakin' money in the long run. If your clumsiness has shattered a wine glass (or two or ten), then this unbreakable design is calling your name. That's right! They're shatter-proof. Let's no longer mourn the beautiful crystal glasses you were gifted at your bridal shower. They're in the past.


    Promising review: "One of my best purchases on Amazon! We took these out to the coast with us as we like to sip a bottle of wine and watch the waves roll in. The problem with regular glasses is that you have to be so careful not to drop them for fear of breaking them, plus they don't fit well into the cup holders on folding chairs. These are so much more convenient! I dropped one and lost some wine, but not the glass. They also fit in my cupholder and was able to throw them in the dishwasher." β€”Rob & Robin

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $14.99 (available in four colors).

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

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

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

    8. A ceramic mug for the person who spends at least an hour scouring Netflix to find a new favorite show. The outcome? Nothing. They just settle on re-watching The Office yet again.


    Psst, this office-appropriate mug is dishwasher- and microwave-safe. *looks into camera*

    Promising review: "This mug is the perfect gift for any The Office fan! It’s super awesome, comes packaged in an easy-to-wrap box, and is a must-have for those who love collecting office memorabilia." β€”Lauren Deveau

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    9. A KOSE oil cleanser that may confuse you at first ("But why would I put more oil on oily skin!" "That makes no sense!"), but bear with me β€” your skin is overproducing oil because it's in desperate need of moisture. This stuff? It'll remove all traces of makeup and built-up gunk while still giving your complexion a dose of hydration needed to halt all that excess sebum.


    Promising review: "This is a holy grail cleanser that saved my skin from cystic acne and blackheads. A full bottle of this cleansing oil lasted me about a little over seven months. For reference, I have super oily skin that is also very sensitive and acne-prone. Although this particular brand does contain mineral oil, I didn't have any reactions to it since I was able to lightly rub the oil onto my entire face and gently take off all of my makeup at once! It emulsifies into a milky wish liquid upon contact with water. I recommend only using 1-3 pumps and gently sweeping in wiper-blade motions, not rubbing too hard on your skin. Since this is oil, it miraculously lifts and pulls on the dirt and debris trapped inside my (huge) pores and made my blackheads nearly invisible for most of the time after cleansing." β€”SAPfan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.85.

    10. Hair extensions with over 4,000 (!!!!!!) positive reviews. These realistic clip-ins add immediate volume and length to your mane, because let's face it β€” your hair now grows about one inch a year ever since your last "trim".

    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." β€”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."

    11. A Cirepil hard wax that reviewers claim is less painful than other soft waxes on the market. Just spread a bit of oil on the desired area, then apply this blue wax, wait for it to dry, and RIP! Pull it off like a bandage, marvel at how each hair was pulled out from the root.


    Just melt the above wax (a GiGi wax warmer is particularly great) before applying with wood wax sticks to avoid shaving but also to save a ton of money in the long run.

    Promising review: "As a novice home waxer, I had only worked with soft wax before this. I was so amazed by this hard wax! This caught so much more hair on the first try AND I had SO much less breakage β€” every hair was pulled out at the root! This is also definitely less painful than soft wax and the clean-up was just ridiculously easy. I'm so happy I went out on a limb and tried this." β€”Rebecca Asni

    Get it from Amazon for $23.08.

    12. A three-wick candle because fall is in the AIR, my sweets β€” and what better way to celebrate than to douse your home with a sweet cinnamon pumpkin aroma? / Via @bathandbodyworks

    Get it from Bath & Body Works for $14.50 (originally $24.50).

    13. An over-the-door mesh organizer that can house up to 24 pairs, which would have been perfect for Carrie Bradshaw if she actually lived in apartment on par with NYC standards (alas she lived in luxury in a BROWNSTONE???).

    Psst, this organizer doesn't NEED to be used for shoes. Snacks, toiletries, charging cables, yarn, you name it!

    Promising review: "Just what I was looking for to help me organize all of my shoe! My regular shoe rack by the door is full, and this one did not disappoint. This is the perfect space-saving storage solution!" β€”Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

    14. A velvet wrap dress that will leave you drooling upon first glance. This is undeniable proof that love at first sight EXISTS, and suddenly I find myself being empathetic to the case of Romeo and Juliet.,

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful dress! It fits great, looks gorgeous, feels quality, and is just the right length." β€”Elizabeth Emery

    Get it from Amazon for $31.98 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in six colors).

    15. A storage case for alllllll the jewelry currently tangled up in a random shoe box you've stuffed into the back of your closet. 'Tis time to sort through it and Marie Kondo throw away the stuff you hate β€” then simply place all remaining items in this gorgeous container.


    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in two colors).

    16. A no-tie lacing system that is durable, adjustable, and conforms to your foot for a personalized feel. Raise your hand if your shoelace has ever come undone while walking from Point A to Point B, resulting in you falling flat on your face! With these laces, that'll no longer be a problem.


    Promising review: "All I can say is that these shoelaces have saved me about 25 minutes every morning with my three kids! Great quality, very nice colors ,and super easy to use. Never worry again about having to tighten shoes in the middle of the street!" β€”ColorMeLife

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

    17. A cooling textured mask that looks, smells, and feels like (*le gasp*) 🍦 ICE CREAM 🍦. This mint chip tub, which should be placed in the fridge before use, will cool and refresh your skin as well as a soft serve on a hot summer day can. / Via @bliss, / Via @bliss

    This vegan and cruelty-free formula also works overtime to deep cleanse your pores, leaving a smoother and brighter canvas behind.

    Promising review: "I love this product! The texture is so soft and smooth and, of course, it smells like a delectable mint ice cream treat! But most importantly, I feel this face mask brightens and soothes my skin, making for a much better overall appearance. I will definitely be buying this again!" β€”B. L. Alcazar

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    18. A sound machine for folks who cannot fall asleep when it's too quiet. This nifty gadget fits compactly on your nightstand, has amazing volume options, and will bring your much-needed beauty sleep to a whole new level.


    Promising review: "This sound machine has literally changed my life. Our neighbor likes to spend his mornings shoveling gravel on a cement surface with a metal shovel about five from my window (like six AM early) and to be honest, I was starting to have some pretty dangerous thoughts about stealing his shovel, breaking his arms, burning his house down.... One goes down some pretty dark paths when they suffer from insomnia already and then get woken up with a shovel scrapping down a sidewalk. Okay, so the machine somehow COMPLETELY covers the noise from the shovel, the toilet flushing next to my room, dogs barking, etc. It is incredible." β€”MorAvFire

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in five colors).

    19. High-waisted leggings comparable to products from pricier brands, but have no fear! These are significantly more affordable and won't send your savings account into a frenzy as soon as you hit submit order.

    Promising review: "I never take the time to write reviews and I order off of Amazon all the time. I am a Lululemon fanatic and love their Align pants, but can't afford or rationalize buying tons of them. These remind me of the Align pant so much! They are cut almost identical, but the fabric is a little stiffer. But this isn't a bad thing; the Align pant is almost too buttery soft, and it pills and gets caught on everything. These have light compression, give a nice booty lift, and are not see-through...even when squatting. I love love love these and am going to order several more! I actually kind of want to cry thinking about how much money I wasted on leggings in the past when these are an excellent substitute for a fraction of the cost. If you're a Lulu lover, you should really give these a chance!" β€”Ariel Parker

    Get them from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 44 colors).

    20. A V-neck peplum top that'll have you humming 🎢 itsy bitsy teenie weenie 🎢 even though you are wearing neither a bikini or the color yellow.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect spring/summer top! So cute. It is definitely true to size and is very versatile. If you're debating over whether or not you should purchase it (which is what I did for a while), don't." β€”Alexandra

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in three colors).

    21. A cuticle guard for DIY nail art aficionados (dammit Pinterest) and messy painters alike. Apply this latex formula around your nail bed, let it dry, and then proceed with your regularly scheduled mani β€” once that's done, just peel off the latex and say goodbye to the unruly polish residing on your skin.,

    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING. If you are a fan of nail art, or just a messy painter, this is a must-have! You only need one thin coat on the finger and it peels off, taking the messy polish that is off the nail plate with it. Simply paint this onto skin surrounding the nail and wait for it to dry. When the product changes from white to clear with glitter, it is ready to be used. Paint your nails as desired and then remove the latex." β€”GeekyKiki

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    22. A mini waffle bowl maker for 🎢any kind of treat, from both savory to sweet 🎢**. Get ready for ice cream bowls, taco bowls, chicken-and-waffle bowls, and my oh MY is my mouth beginning to water.


    This lightweight appliance is super compact, making it the perfect tool for small kitchens with limited countertop space. It also has a non-stick surface for hassle-free cleanup, and is able to heat up in mere minutes.

    **10/10, would make a fantastic jingle.

    Promising review: "I am not the biggest breakfast person, but I love this machine. Making a waffle bowl filled with fruit is a great way to start your morning. We have used this guy for quite a few breakfasts now (there are so many ways to use it), but the waffle bowls are my favorite so far. Plus, the color goes great with my question." β€”Scott Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $19.04+ (available in two colors).

    23. An over-the-cabinet holder to keep miscellaneous products out of sight, but not out of mind (because just a side note, but euphoria is having a permanent place to store your muffin pan).


    Promising review: "My cutting boards and silicone mats were everywhere, but this allowed me to organize them and get them all off the counter. This is a great purchase!" β€”Jennifer Sikora

    Get it from Amazon for $13.87.

    24. An oversized jersey jumpsuit you can easily dress up with a pair of pumps and then β€” *breathes sigh of relief* β€” you can run home, take off said pumps, and go straight to sleep. This versatile piece is that cozy.

    Promising review: "This jumpsuit feels like a pajama. Very flowy, cozy, and comfortable, and it has pockets!" β€”Lydia

    Get it from Amazon for $28.95 (available in sizes S-L and in two colors).

    25. No-show socks that won't peek out over the top of your lace-up sneakers. PLUS! These comfy bad boys have a silicone backing on your heel which translates to πŸ‘ no πŸ‘ more πŸ‘ slipping πŸ‘ socks πŸ‘.


    Promising review: "Dang, these are great socks. I wear them with sneakers where I don't want my socks peeking out of my shoes! The secret sauce is the tiny rubber band at the back of the heel. Without it, the socks would continually fall down, ending up in an uncomfortable bunch around my toes. But with the rubber bit, they stay put all day!" β€”CK

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in packs of three, six, and nine).

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

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

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

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    27. A fog-free shower mirror that allows you to shave...IN THE SHOWER! Long gone will be the days of having to painstakingly clean your sink of excess cream and stubble! Plus, the heat from your shower loosens up hair follicles to ensure a closer shave.,

    This mirror also comes with a super strong adhesive wall hook that will stay put in your shower.

    Promising review: "I was concerned about putting a mirror in the shower because it might break, but this is a very hard acrylic mirror so that there are no breakage concerns. The mirror works perfectly as long as you remember to preheat it by running it under the hot water of the shower (that way it doesn't fog up). Shaving in the shower not only has the advantage of resulting in a closer and smoother shave, but it also saves a little bit of time because I'm not having to do the extra prep work involved with shaving at the sink." β€”NoNoBaddog

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    28. A comfy pajama set that screams face masks and popcorn because I'm pretty sure this was featured in the sleepover scene of 13 Going on 30.

    Promising review: "I love these pajamas! They are super comfortable and soft (even after being washed), and I like that the shorts actually cover me!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 17 patterns).

    29. A relaxed-fit denim jacket made from the touch, the feel, the fabric of our lives β€” 100% cotton. If you take a page from the JoBros book and travel to the Year 3000, you'll see that people are still sporting this classic. / Via @everlane

    Promising review: "I got the light blue wash, and this jacket is everything I hoped for. It's heavy enough to keep me warm, I can comfortably wear layers underneath it, and it has a vintage feel to it." β€”Sandra Gibbons

    Get it from Everlane for $88 (traditional retail for $185, available in sizes XXS-XL and in six colors).

    30. A Scotch-Brite lint roller you’ll want to swipe over your entire ensemble before leaving the house because accumulated dust, lint, and animal hair are just not a good look. At least not in my opinion.

    If you’ve got an adorable furry friend prone to shedding, meet your new life saver.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    31. Computer glasses that take away the headache of staring at your laptop screen all day. Literally! These block all that pesky blue light seeping in from your monitor, the culprit behind your mid-afternoon headaches made worse by non-stop Excel sheets and "per my last email" responses.,

    Promising review: "I work in front of a screen all day and had recently been getting headaches due to blue light exposure. You can clearly see the change of color when you put these on, and they've made a world of difference for me. Plus, you can't beat the price!" β€”kwatson

    Get them from Amazon for $14.93+ (available in 11 colors).

    32. A honeycomb organizer to prevent your intimates drawer from morphing into a junk drawer. Prepare for Aerie undies that will ~spark joy~ every time you see how neatly folded they are.


    Promising review: "I really wasn't expecting much out of these but to my surprise, these are a huge improvement over my old ways! I like these so much that I have made three separate orders of multiple boxes. They're not too high, the area inside is just right for a pair of winter socks (or two pairs of thinner socks) and underwear. Even my picky, picky daughter is using them." β€”Linda Elaine

    Get it from Amazon for $11.98.

    33. Moisturizing socks enriched with aloe vera and botanical oils, which will be slowly released to moisturized even the roughest of feet. Wear these for about 20 minutes up to three times per week (they're machine-washable) and prepare to marvel at the state of your hydrated hooves.

    Promising review: "I have been having trouble with badly cracked heels and I have tried vaseline in my socks overnight, but I would get hot and end up taking them off. These provided great breathability all night and in the morning, my cracked heels already looked a million times better. If you are looking for a product that softens your heels and starts working away at those dry, cracked areas immediately, I would recommend these." β€”Victor Farrell

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes).

    34. Ear cuff climbers capable of taking any boring outfit (I'm not pointing any fingers but...*points finger at oversized tee that is likely a PJ top*) and turning it into a much fancier affair. All you'll have to do is put these on and then, well, you're done.

    Promising review: "These earrings are absolutely gorgeous. I received so many compliments when I wore them as a bridesmaid in a friends wedding, and they look so much more expensive than they are." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $22.25.

    35. Iron-on patches to quickly mend all unintentional tear-in-jean scenarios. If your denim is beginning to rip at the inner thigh but you're not quite ready to retire them, then behold! The perfect solution.

    Just turn your jeans inside out, iron these on, and they'll basically be good as new. The set also comes with four different washes of denim, meaning you'll be able to use a patch that blends in super well.

    Promising review: "I got a hole in the inner thigh area on one of my favorite pairs of pants and I couldn’t throw them out. These patches worked great! I’ve worn them since and they are holding well and the patch isn’t noticeable at all." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 12 patches from Amazon for $6.99.

    36. A cupholder caddy to give your wine a place to rest whilst you bathe. Just picture it! A fizzy bath bomb, perhaps a good book, and your favorite glass of red loyally by your side.


    Promising review: "Holds all my drinks like a boss! I put this in my shower in March '16 and it has yet to fail me! I've used it with wine glasses, bottles, and cans... it really is great and affordable." β€”Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    37. A portable paw cleaner for when your good boy has decided to wander into the muddiest field on planet earth before trotting on your freshly-washed living room floors. Just add a little water, put each paw inside to be scrubbed by the silicone bristles, and that's it! Clean paws within seconds.

    Promising review: "Best. Thing. Ever. This product works like a charm. It gets the sand from between their pads, and is gentle enough that even my most stubborn pup tolerates it! I have a terrier/schnauzer that likes to dig, a mini golden doodle that is prissy about her paws, and a standard labradoodle puppy that is still very fuzzy. We have a farm where it is extremely sandy and we stay in a travel trailer. The amount of sand they were tracking in to the camper was driving me CRAZY. It takes me three minutes to clean and dry off all of their paws. Seriously the best purchase I have made!" β€”Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three sizes and colors).

    Me @ those dinosaur-shaped crayons:

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