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    Updated on Jun 9, 2019. Posted on May 29, 2019

    38 Things That'll Make You Say, "Well, There Goes All My Money"

    *opens wallet* *several moths fly out*

    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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A L'Oréal two-step lipstick that guarantees no fading, no bleeding, no transfer, no need to reapply. How? One end contains color while the other contains a conditioning balm, designed to lock in color and prevent it from budging 👏 all 👏 day 👏 long 👏.

    instagram.com / Via @lorealmakeup, amazon.com

    Promising review: "There is no reason to buy any other lipstick. This stuff STAYS ON through lunch and sometimes through dinner. I've actually had to scrub it off before bed, after only having applied it once at 7AM. It's amazing." —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $8.41 (available in 31 shades).

    2. Tealight candles for those of us who wish we had a green thumb, but alas...we are not meant to be plant parents. These faux succulents are perfect for adding just the right amount of green (and mood lighting) to any corner of your home.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "The quality of these tiny adorable candles is hard to see in photos but let me tell you, they are AMAZING! They come packaged very sturdily and each set of six is contained in it's own ribbon-wrapped box with a clear lid. If you wanted to gift 1/2 a dozen, they are ready! I am using these as baby shower guest favors (paired with a teeny terra cotta pot found at Michael's). PERFECT!" —L. Campbell

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. A halter top and high-waisted bottom featuring *gasp* adorable tassel trim that looks as if it just walked straight off the runway and into your Amazon shopping cart.

    amazon.com

    Reviewers suggest ordering a size up for the perfect fit!

    Promising review: "This is hands down my FAVORITE Amazon purchase in quite a while. It fits AMAZING, the color is bright, and quality is good! I washed it and it has held up just as good as all of my expensive swim suits." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 4-16 and in nine colors).

    4. Tend solution because ingrown hairs and razor bumps are truly the pits. Just spread this lotion onto whichever body part you plan on waxing/shaving (and yes, it's safe to use on the bikini area...I know that's the question haunting your pretty little mind) and POOF! All skin irritation and bumps will vanish.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING. You would never believe it, but it works wonders. One of the worst parts of summer for me is razor burn and chafing/irritation, particularly at the beach when the hair follicles on my legs dry up from the saltwater. This stuff prevents ALL of that. No bumps, no pain, nothing. The best part? It doesn't matter when you put it on. Before you shave, after you shave, even when you're not shaving, going to the beach, getting back from the beach, etc. It just always works." —Claire

    Get it from Amazon for $14.05.

    5. A microfiber drying mat available in a gorgeous marble print, here to make your favorite mug (likely a chipped one you got as a souvenir on an eighth grade school trip) look significantly more chic.

    Amazon

    This mat is reversible (the other side is plain grey) and can be stuck in the washing machine when it needs a good cleaning.

    Promising review: "These dry fast, wash easily, and have held up really well. I've been using these for almost a year now and the color hasn't faded or worn out in any spots. I wash mine once a week and they still look brand new." —Amber Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in 15 colors).

    6. A Shea Moisture cream formulated with coconut, hibiscus, neem oil, and silk protein. This magic mixture is ideal for thick hair: It adds all-day hydration and shine without weighing down your 'do, plus it works to tighten your curls.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I actually can’t emphasize how amazing this product is. After taking a shower, dry your hair just a bit so that’s it’s damp and then apply this stuff all over your hair. It’s amazing at defining your curls and keeping them in tact without the frizz. Before this product, I always hated my hair and would straighten it...but this product has absolutely changed my hair, while making it more contained and soft at the same time!" —sama kubba

    Get it from Amazon for $8.70.

    7. 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.

    Amazon

    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." —MichiganTraveler

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    8. A cosmetic case to keep all your recent Sephora purchases (of which there are many...) in one tidy place, that way you won't have to spend 10 minutes searching for your trusty kabuki brush or favorite concealer. This is especially helpful for the frequent mornings in which you're already running one or more hours late for work.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Omg ya'll. This tiny bag can hold SO MANY THINGS!! I was able to fit almost half of my pretty large makeup collection inside and I still have room to spare. This is like magic!" —A shy hermit

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88.

    9. A quick-drying OPI top coat formulated by a magician — and several scientists — to transform your at-home mani from drab to fab. Just a single quick-drying swipe of this and voilà! Your nails are now matte.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing. I used this after applying one of my thinner nail colors that takes more coats for full coverage, and my nails were completely dry after about three minutes. I love the scent, it's lightweight, and I don't feel like I'm spraying chemicals all over my hands." —Morgan Pecukonis

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in ten colors).

    10. A tie dye denim skirt you can pair with even the most basic of tops (we're talking Delilah-loving plain white tees) and guess what? You'll still look trendier than thou.

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $20 (originally $50, available in sizes 12-20).

    11. An iPhone case designed with a handy dandy wallet, meaning you can keep your two most valuable possessions (your debit card and your cell) on hand at all times. Purses? What a thing of the past.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    This case fits iPhone 7 plus and iPhone 8 plus.

    Promising review: "This is a fantastic case. It holds six cards and has two places to keep cash, and I no longer need to carry a wallet. I like the zipper feature because it gives me more security knowing that flap will not open.

    It's designed well, does not obstruct my camera, and the case fits snugly." —HMSK

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors).

    12. Inexpensive strappy sandals because warm weather is NOW, pedicure season has ARRIVED, and it's time to expose some toe to the world again.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    These elastic straps have just the right amount of stretch, meaning they fit any kind of foot: from narrow to wide.

    Promising review: "These are comfortable sandals and are easy to get on and off. They'll fit any kind of foot due to the stretchy elastic bands. Love!" —Erika

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in 10 colors).

    13. A stainless steel slicer so that you can cut up perfectly square pieces of watermelon as quickly and as easily as possible. No more cursing, crying, or frustration required to consume your favorite seeded fruit!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this! So convenient, easy to use, and the quality is great. So worth the price." —kustom rules

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    14. A beautyblender carrying case to keep your blending sponge from being contaminated by the icky, pore-clogging bacteria currently residing in your purse. This silicone case = an easy way to prevent pimple apocalypses from erupting on your face.

    instagram.com / Via @beautyblender

    This silicone case is designed with ventilation (that way if you dampen your beautyblender it'll have room to breathe), and can fit up to three blending sponges.

    Promising review: "I bring my beautyblender to the gym in the morning, and never have a good place to store it after I have to head to work for the day. This is perfect for holding my blender and is also perfect for ventilation throughout the day." —KL

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    15. A vegan Handmade Heroes body scrub formulated with coffee, shea butter, sweet almond oil, and orange oil to nourish and improve circulation in your body — and yes, that includes your gluteus maximus.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This coffee scrub has the most amazing, invigorating scent that really wakes you up during your morning shower! Smells like a nice fresh pot of coffee! It is the perfect amount of coarse because it feels like it is really exfoliating your body, but it does not hurt or leave your skin red. The coffee sent does not linger on your skin too long (I was nervous it might mix weird with my perfume). As soon as I dried off, the scent went away and I was left with soft, smooth skin!" —Sandra E. Swiertz

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90.

    16. False lashes that aren't super dramatic, meaning they're perfect for any budding beauty aficionados who prefer a more au naturale look.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm never one to really wear eyelashes because some lashes irritate my eyes or are just too heavy on my lids, but I love these! This is my second time buying 'em. They're very light, not too heavy, and give my look a nice finish." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $7.99.

    17. A gluten-free, high-protein peanut spread available in flavors such as chocolate maple pretzel, birthday cake (*drool*), and cookie dough. Add it to toast or it eat it straight from the container — I will personally be doing the latter.

    Amazon

    I personally eat the mocha cappuccino flavor every morning and OH MY HEAVENS, I've never known such deliciousness.

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing!! I got the chocolate maple pretzel flavor and the pretzel pieces stay really crunchy, and the maple flavor is outstanding. It's great with apples and bananas, but it's also wonderful just by itself. It really satisfies my sweet cravings. Will definitely buy again and I'm excited to try the other flavors." —Asoeung

    Get it from Amazon for $11.39 (available in 14 flavors).

    18. Self-adhesive clips designed to keep your curtain liner securely planted on the wall, which a) prevents water from splashing onto your floor, and b) keeps that sweet, sweet shower warmth inside. No more cold drafts sneaking in from the outside.

    Amazon

    The adhesive is super strong, but won't damage your wall surface when you're ready to remove it.

    Promising review: "I have a lot of trouble with leakage around my tub when I shower. I've tried double liners, magnets, etc, but there's still enough to leak onto the floor. I was desperate, so I gave these a try and problem solved. The liner stays tight against the tile and I can be freed for cleaning." —D Polsky

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $7.69.

    19. A Daniel Wellington ring that’s about to become a permanent fixture in your trying-to-be-minimalist wardrobe. The classic design makes it adaptable to any outfit, while the high quality guarantees an entire lifetime (we're talking, like, an eternity here) of wear.

    Daniel Wellington

    Get it from Daniel Wellington for $39+ (available in four styles and two colors).

    20. A knotted dress featuring stripes, a teeny tiny cutout, and a super soft material that feels like a combination of clouds, cotton candy, and your favorite probably-from-TJ Maxx blanket.

    Aerie

    Get it from Aerie for $20.97 (originally $34.95, available in sizes XXS-XXL).

    21. A Takeya cold brew maker with an airtight lid and stainless steel filter that will keep your coffee fresh for up to two weeks. "No more paying unreasonably high prices for your favorite cup of Joe," I'll say to my reflection in the mirror, heart jittering as I sip my 15th cup of cold brew for the day.

    Amazon

    Just add up to six tablespoons of your go-to coffee beans into the filter, fill it with water, and leave it in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Then, remove the filter from the pitcher and — BAM — you've got some delicious coffee.

    Promising review: "This was my first cold brewing experience, but this product made it easy! Just put your coffee in the filter, fill it with water, and forget it in the fridge for a day! Plus, I love that everything comes apart easily and can be put in the dishwasher." —shackelforrd

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review on this Takeya cold brew maker.

    22. An over-the-tank toilet paper holder because who has time to drill a real, grownup one into a wall? I'll tell you who has the time: ME. But will I? No. Too much work. I'm sticking with this easy peasy installation instead (...and so should you).

    Amazon

    This holder has two TP slots, that way you can store an extra roll in plain sight.

    Promising review: "I've got a small bathroom with not too much room to move around. My wall-mounted paper holder got knocked off the wall one day, and I've been putting the toilet paper on whatever was around. This is out of the way, lightweight, easy to mount, and looks nice." —five3

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

    23. A knotted one-piece you should absolutely stash in your carry-on. If you could only pack one swimsuit for your entire warm weather vacay, this is the one you shouldn't leave home without.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This bathing suit is amazing. Seriously amazing! It's quite cheeky, so steer clear if that's not what you're looking for. The straps and ties are adjustable and have a lot of room to conform to your body shape. I might just buy another one in a different color since because I just love it so much!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.72+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 15 colors).

    24. Decorative vines that’ll turn your room into the ideal set for a Shakespearean novel-turned-film. You can bet your bottom dollar that Juliet had one of these hanging above her bed. Romance = vines wrapped around a home.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14.

    25. NYX epic liner if you're tired of your liquid liner fading before your second cup of coffee (#rude). This stuff seriously will not budge and won't transfer/ruin your shadow if you have oily lids.

    Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "For real, this stuff DOES NOT BUDGE without makeup remover (I use cocoa butter to get mine off). I fell asleep with my makeup on the other night, and my husband said in the morning, “Your hair is a mess, but your eyeliner is FLEEKY!” He knew it would get a laugh out of me. Little did he know that statement totally solidified the fact that I would have a new staple in my makeup bag. Now, I’ve been swimming with this liner on in pools and oceans and can attest to the fact that it’s truly long-wear and waterproof. Praise the Lord for no more raccoon eyes after the first splash." —TayBranche

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's review of the NYX Epic Liner.

    26. A matching set from the new Madewell x Outdoor Voices collaboration because it is a scientific fact that workouts become 1000x more enjoyable when you’re sweating in style. *quietly puts ratty old high school gym shirt in storage*

    instagram.com / Via @madewell, Madewell

    The leggings are, in particular, pure magic. They're made from a moisture-wicking, four-way stretch material that contour to your legs and feel as if they were made for you. Plus, the waistband never slides down....they're truly magic.

    Shop the collection at Madewell starting from $9.50.

    27. A silicone travel mat that is heat-resistant up to 450°F and prevents you from ruining expensive things (like, gee, furniture). Feel free to wrap this around a hot tool before it's completely cooled down, with peace of mind that you won't burn anything in your suitcase.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Do yourself a favor and make this purchase! It has saved my vanity surface and bathroom granite from getting burn marks. I just wish I would have ordered this sooner! It's the perfect size and I use it every day with my straightener and curling iron." —Ken

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    28. A hair tie ideal for anyone with a thinner mane. This coil-inspired accessory will keep your 'do in place without creating any bumps or dents in the process, plus it won't yank out any precious hairs when you finally take it off.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "When I first opened the package, I was immediately afraid that I had wasted my money. These hair ties are really tiny, like the size of a little kid’s hair ties. Well, the second I put one in, I realized I had spoken too soon. I have very fine hair, and a lot of it. and pretty much nothing stays put. I can make a messy bun with these, and not have to adjust my hair at all until I go to bed. They also don’t pull my hair like regular hair ties do. 5/5 stars and worth every penny. I definitely see them being a go-to now." —Katie T.

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. Wine Folly, a gorgeously illustrated book that any wine lover would appreciate. It’s packed with a bunch of fun facts and info, from ideal food pairings to maps of wine regions, to help you appreciate your favorite glass of red (or white) more thoroughly.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the best, most approachable guide to wine I've seen in a long time. It reads beautifully, and the pictures, diagrams, and explanations are first-rate. This book is a must-have." —Audra M.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.79.

    30. A plant-derived anti-blister balm to prevent all that back-of-heel chafing that will inevitably turn into a painful, bloody mess. Is it the shoes? Is it the way you walk? Who knows! All I do know is that this stick is here to help.

    instagram.com

    Promising review: "I thought this stuff was a bunch of BS, I was like 'pssh what a waste of $8 ON AMAZON FOR THIS LITTLE THING.' Well, I put it on today on spots where my flats rub on my skin. My feet survived an entire day, INTACT! Highly recommend. This product made wearing shoes that rub on your ankles/backs of your feet doable!" —Jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    31. An Aquis hair towel perfect for delicate, freshly-washed hair. The microfiber construction is super-absorbent, lightweight, and gentle — meaning it'll cut blowdrying time (like, in HALF) without tugging or damaging your 'do.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have thick, naturally curly hair and my hair usually takes forever to dry. This towel helps my hair to dry about twice as fast! Getting out of the shower, I wrap my hair in this towel while I get dressed and I no longer have to worry about my hair completely drenching my shirt as soon as i take it out of the towel. It really dries it to a manageable level of dryness in just a minute or two." —AubriSnowe

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of the Aquis hair towel!

    32. A tank top that embodies what I say every time I walk into my kitchen, in the dark, in the middle of the night. Is there a ghost behind me? It's possible — and I don't want to be rude.

    Amazon

    Get it from the BuzzFeed merch shop on Amazon for $21.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and in three colors).

    33. Harney & Sons black tea sachets with a hint of vanilla, caramel, and lemon housed in a gorgeous keepsake tin. Guess where I'll be storing all my future hair ties and bobby pins? RIGHT ALONG WITH MY TEA, folks.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my mom and she loves it! She said it’s her favorite black tea, but couldn’t find it anywhere in store — so thank you, Amazon! This is a really wonderful gift for black tea lovers." —Lolo

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $7.19 (available in 11 flavors).

    34. A cruelty-free foot soak formulated with epsom salt, sea salt, and Australian tea tree oil. The antibacterial properties in this soak fight foot fungus and athlete's foot (😬) like a champ.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I started using this product thinking that it wouldn't work. I began to see changes two and half months after using this product, and my nail is fully recovered now! I advise you to have patience when using it and do not despair. Just follow instructions and use it consistently!" —Agueda Salazar

    Get it from Amazon for $13.40.

    35. An OGX coconut water oil containing electrolytes to hydrate brittle, damaged hair...without making it look like you haven't showered in seven weeks/weighing your hair down. YIPPEE!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This works wonders for me! It's super easy to use because of the spray bottle, and the formula itself is not too greasy and doesn't weigh my hair down. I use this daily and it has helped transform my once overly dry hair in only two weeks." —Nikki Stinson

    Get it from Amazon for $5.22.

    36. An Aladdin trinket box incapable of housing a flying carpet/wish-granting, but it can store your favorite cubic zirconia studs...and that's kind of more than enough.

    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $16.03 (originally $22.90).

    37. An illustrated travel journal filled with thought-provoking prompts in the form of LISTS. Jot down everything from world heritage sites and beaches to festivals and parades you've experienced firsthand — or would *eventually* like to experience!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    This journal = the ultimate time capsule.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome purchase, especially for young adventurers. I bought this for myself at a local bookstore, and I can't help but get super excited about everything I am filling out. It's inspiring to scour the internet for all of the 'natural wonders, formations, and phenomena' I want to see. On the other end of the spectrum, it includes 'spiritual places, islands, and volunteer travel'. The format is very well-organized and, if you are a list-maker like myself, you will immediately fall in love with this book. It covers every possible travel topic in a simple, easy fashion. I plan on keeping this small journal as long as I travel (which will hopefully last a lifetime)!" —Deb

    Get it from Amazon for $15.23.

    38. A countertop simplehuman trash can that says au revoir to sugar packets and used stirrers cluttering up your kitchen. Revolutionary idea: IMMEDIATELY THROW THEM OUT INSTEAD.

    amazon.com

    This mini stainless steel trash can is compact, has a fingerprint-proof finish, and has a five-year warranty!

    Promising review: "I love this! I've purchased several of these now. I have one next to my Keurig coffee maker for the pods, and I have one in each bathroom. It's perfect for used q-tips and cotton balls! The stainless steel finish is beautiful, the lid swings easily, the black plastic on the lid is durable, and I've been using these for over a year and its not scratched or faded at all." —Ange

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    Me @ that high-waisted bikini:

    Nickelodeon

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