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    36 Life-Improving Products You Can Get For Under $15

    Things that'll make your life easier, more efficient, or just a little cuter.

    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. A magical Disney or Matisse sun catcher to make your home the happiest place on Earth β€” because rainbows = happiness, duh.

    WishUponMagic, KressieKornisStore

    Bonus: The castle sticker comes with a hidden Mickey ear cloud!

    Get the Disneyland option from WishUponMagic on Etsy for $11.99 or "The Dance" option from KressieKornisStore on Etsy for $13.50.

    2. A TikTok-famous Crack'em egg cracker and spoon rest to make breakfast a whole lot cleaner and efficient. Say goodbye to the stress of running around the kitchen with egg shells and runny egg.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely cannot believe I'm doing this. I got this because I am ALWAYS having to pick out the shell when I crack an egg, whether for breakfast or my baking. Since buying this I have cracked dozens of eggs without ANY shells in it. To say I am happy is an understatement. If you don't have one you should rush to get one. We are going to get them for wedding gifts when we know that the couple loves to do their own cooking. Kudos to whoever thought of this. It works perfectly, every time." β€”Edwin Myers

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in nine colors).

    3. A face mask air vent hook providing an easy place to keep your masks that's not say, squished in your pocket or forgotten on the floor.

    A small gray clip on an air conditioning vent in a car with masks hanging from it
    Archer's Design Shop/Etsy

    Archer's Design Shop is an Indiana-based Etsy shop that specialized in 3D-printed face mask accessories.

    Promising review: "I purchased mask holders for the car vent. They are excellent. Work so well and keep my mask organized in the car. I gifted them to my family and they love them as well. I highly recommend it." β€”racquelt127

    Get a set of two from Archer's Design Shop on Etsy for $4.50 (available in four colors).

    4. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover to help wine taste smoother and give less painful hangovers.

    Reviewer image of glass of red wine with a bottle of Drop It, along with a caption explaining that it's been working
    amazon.com

    It's also a lot more cost-effective and environmentally-friendly than wine wands or other competitors β€” a single bottle of this can be used to treat up to 55 glasses of wine<, as opposed to wands that can only do a few glasses each before they get tossed. Drop It recommends 1-2 drops for each glass of white wine, 2-3 for a glass of red, and 7-9 if you're treating the whole bottle at once. Once it's in the glass, swirl lightly for 20 seconds, and enjoy!

    Promising review: "For many years, I have been that friend who always says 'no thanks, I can't drink wine.' Even one small small glass would give me the worst migraine. So I gave up. Several weeks ago, I happened across an ad for Drop It and thought I might as well give it a shot. I took a big risk the day it arrived and had two huge glasses of red wine that I knew would give me a massive migraine the next day. It just so happened I had a midterm that next morning too β€”Β so the stakes were high. I woke up feeling fantastic. Since then I have repeated the experiment (to make sure it wasn't a fluke) and found that no matter how much wine I drink, as long as I use the drops, I don't have a migraine the next day. I'm so pleased to have found something that makes wine drinking possible and enjoyable again! I have nothing but great things to say about the product. It's easy to use and very discreet. I visited some friends last week and we spent a few hours at a wine bar. It was easy to add my drops. I took a small taste of the wine before adding the drops and found that it did not alter the taste at all. Thanks for a great product and a great buying experience. I will be back for more." β€”Mackenzie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    5. A 3D mouth bracket you can clip to the inside of your face mask to keep the irritating fabric away from your skin.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this item. As a healthcare worker who had to wear glasses all the time, the use of this device in between the layers of my masks certainly prevent my glasses from fogging up. It also helps to keep the pressure off my nose. Helps to reduce nasal skin irritation from prolonged wear off the masks at work and in the community. Highly recommend this item. Great price." β€”RC

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $8.14.

    6. A super handy device that keeps track of whether or not the dog has been fed so their very convincing puppy eyes don't dupe you into giving them a second dinner.

    device that says &quot;did you feed the dog?&#x27; with switches for each day a.m. and p.m.
    amazon.com

    There's a version for cat owners too!

    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us who 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!" β€”Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in two colors).

    7. A collagen-coating hair treatment to revive tired, dry hair and turn it into the glossy locks you've always wanted.

    Bek O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "My hair used to be really soft, and then I discovered hot tools and hair dye. While my hair looks good I really missed the soft texture. This works so well. There are no instructions on the box but I washed my hair with my usual shampoo, towel dried it, worked about two quarter-sized dollops through my hair, let it sit for 20 minutes and then rinsed out. I went to bed with wet hair which usually results in my hair being kind of tangled and rough looking but I woke up and my hair was as soft and silky as it was before I started coloring it. I'm totally in love with this product, I have long fine hair but this doesn't leave it greasy or weigh it down. I'll definitely buy again." β€”Ellie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.40.

    Read my review of Elizavecca's CER-100 Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment to learn more about why I call it "the miracle product I've been searching for."

    8. A Curious George vaccination card in case you'd like a special place to keep your new favorite documentation.

    Mugwump

    Get it from Mugwump on Etsy for $11 (available in seven illustrations).

    9. A nail and cuticle oil to repair all the damage you've wreaked on your paws after peeling that gel manicure off.

    before: peeling nails after: no more peeling
    amazon.com

    This oil has jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E to help promote strong nails and soften cuticles.

    Promising review: "I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. I bought this in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month religiously applying it two to three times a day. I was really seeing great improvement so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. I then bought the big 4-ounce refill bottle because I never want to run out of it again! Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" β€”Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    10. A squish panel offering sensory comfort whenever you need a minute of calm.

    SensiPalStore

    Get it from SensiPalStore on Etsy for $2.50+ (available in four types).

    11. A four-pack of soap sheet travel boxes so you're never caught off-guard when the public bathroom is out of hand soap.

    several sheets of soap fanned out beside of the travel container
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Cute little containers that fit in your pocket. One sheet lathers nicely. Great to have if traveling or just out and find yourself in a bathroom with no soap. Also great for campers. I do wish they were made in America though." β€”Nicki

    Get them from Amazon for $9.69 (available in nine color/quantity options).

    12. A teeny-tiny rainbow in a bottle bringing joyful vibes wherever it goes. Just a single look at it will brighten your day. :)

    small rainbow suspended in corked bottle
    WeeScarlettStudio

    Get it from WeeScarlettStudio on Etsy for $10.07.

    13. A wood polish that can miraculously erase water stains and scratches. Everyone will be asking where you got your brand new coffee table.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs who jumped up and scratched places. We also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were. Several other areas were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magical eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." β€”Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $13.14.

    14. A pack of assorted bandages in various shades of brown so everyone can find one close to their skin color.

    box of bandages with five shades
    Browndages

    Nude Browndages range from fair (Wheat) to deep brown (Ebony). They're by a Black-owned brand based in Columbus, Ohio.

    Get a box of 20 from Browndages for $3.99.

    15. A tube of Grip Clean, a Shark Tank-famous product that'll cut through grease, oil, ink, odors, and more β€” without relying on harsh artificial ingredients. It's made natural ingredients like coconut and olive oils, so even those with sensitive skin can use it regularly suffering from dry, cracked, or irritated hands.

    A photo of really dirty hands and then the same hands looking much cleaner after using the Grip Clean
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I work for the railroad and I am always getting my hands dirty! I could never seem to find anything that worked. Also, I live in Utah so when it starts getting cold my hands dry out. Well, with Grip Clean that doesn’t happen! I have my coworkers coming to my locker asking to get some soap since the soap we have at doesn't work as well as Grip Clean!" β€”Nick

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50.

    16. A dongle keychain holder so you always know where that tiny, valuable friend is hanging. Assuming you know where your keys are.

    keychain that clicks into the dongle
    Amazon

    It comes with a headphone jack so you just plug your dongle in and go.

    Promising review: "This dangles my dongle perfectly! It works exactly as an dongle dangler should. Any dongle attached has a strong latching effect with the precision designed tip so you don't have to worry about a loose dongle getting detached and destroyed. I give this product 5 stars for simplicity, build quality and dangle ability." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in two colors. It doesn't actually include a dongle; just the dangler).

    17. An erase-a-hole putty to fill in pesky cracks in drywall, plaster, and wood so you can actually get that security deposit back, no matter how many holes you put into the wall.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this stuff! It’s super easy to use and it flawlessly anything from nail holes to larger drywall anchor holes. Bonus that my walls are white and I can even get away with not repainting if I do a clean job! I hope they never stop making this stuff." β€”bookworm

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    18. A long-lasting eyeshadow primer to make dang sure your perfectly blended smoky eye stays in its place from sunrise to sunset.

    hand holds small tube of primer next to before and after that shows makeup stays put for 10 hours
    amazon.com / amazon.com

    Promising review: "So let me start by saying I have used nearly every eyeshadow primer available. From high-end to low β€” Mac, Lorac, Urban Decay...they don't hold a candle to Thank Me Later. I have very oily skin. I use this primer and my shadow lasts a full eight hours or more. I could get maybe five or six out of the other brands, if I'm lucky. I got this as a sample in my Ipsy bag, and I had to buy the full-size product straight away! I couldn't be happier with my purchase. Thank you Elizabeth Mott for finally making a primer that lasts! I love this stuff!" β€”Melissa Mae

    Get it from Amazon for $13.48.

    19. A wood filler kit ready to turn back the hands of time to before your cat went to town on all your chair legs.

    amazon.com

    The kit includes 12 filler shades and a brush.

    Promising review: "This is super easy to use and effective for being so inexpensive! I am very impressed with how this fixed my chairs that my cat scratched up. Instead of spending $100 per new chair, I took a chance with this stuff and I’m so glad I did. You have to figure out what color matches your wood best β€” my teak chairs actually needed a slightly darker color or else the filler made the wood flat and more so like paint. When I went with the darker color it put the grain effect back on and looked natural." β€”Sara Petrouskie

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in four shade ranges).

    20. A hair finishing stick to smoosh down all those annoying flyaways that escaped your bun.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." β€”Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    21. Or an edge control gel that'll help lay edges and baby hairs for a sleek look without the unwanted flaking and residue.

    amazon.com

    BUT we want to add that no one should feel pressure to lay their edges, unless they way want to! Check out "Just A Friendly PSA That You Don't HAVE To Lay Your Edges Down If You Don't Wanna."

    Promising review: "Hands down! The best edge control I have ever used and I have used a lot of them. Stayed all day! No flakes and non greasy! And this one is not even the strongest in the line. Love this product!" β€”Seabea2013

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50+ (available in two sizes).

    22. A jewelry cleaning pen you can count on to add new shine to your gems, no costly trip to the jeweler needed.

    left: blurry ring right: clear ring
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have a 2.5 carat wedding ring and have a hard time really finding anything that gets that 'first day' sparkle back. With the Dazzle Stick, it shines again. Thank you so much!" β€”C.Skinner

    Get it from Amazon for $8.77.

    23. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets possibly made out of fairy dust, because they'll totally wipe away years of grime in mere minutes.

    left: brown bottle right: clean bottle
    amazon.com

    Just fill your dirty mug with water, add a tablet, let fizz for half an hour, and then rinse!

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug β€” I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    Check out our closer look at these Bottle Bright tablets for more incredible before and afters.

    24. Medicated, waterproof bandages to make your wart erupt from the depths of your skin like a gross butterfly.

    four images of a reviewer&#x27;s wart breaking through the skin and erupting outward
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This worked for me. Here's what happened. First bandage: Everything turned white. Second bandage: The top layer of the wart started disappearing and I could see the blood vessels that were inside it clearly. Third bandage: It started burning while wearing it. One day was REALLY painful, but now I think I just put the bandage on too tight. There was definitely burning though. Uncomfortable, not unbearable. Fourth bandage: The skin around the wart started to crack. Fifth bandage: The skin continued to crack and I could see the wart separating. Sixth bandage: Skin separating deeper. Wart was really soft but it wouldn't budge. Seventh bandage: The wart stuck to the medicine, so when I pulled off the bandage, the wart went with it. I'm left with some raw skin that's a bit sensitive but it feels fine. It looks like the entire wart came off, roots and all. Side note: It smells horribly. Make sure you put the bandage on tight enough to try and conceal the smell, but not so tight it hurts. Overall, not a horrible process. Make sure you follow the instructions and keep it on for 48 hours at a time. Two of mine were only on for 24 hours and I think that prolonged the process." β€”Chelsea Gipson

    Get a pack of 14 from Amazon for $6.96.

    25. Colourpop Cream Gel Eyeliner to add some fun color to your makeup look. These offer long-lasting, vibrant color that won't transfer, so you don't have to worry about your clothing getting the same ROY G. BIV treatment.

    @sohanjudge / Via instagram.com, Sohan Judge / BuzzFeed

    Promising Review: "These liners are the easiest thing you can add to your makeup kit that will make you stand out. An extra 10 seconds in the morning and bam! They've honestly changed the way I view makeup β€” now, it's more of an accessory to match my outfit or mood for the day rather than a way to cover up imperfections. Plus, I always get compliments when I wear these and who doesn't love to be gassed up?"β€”Sohan Judge, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get one from ColourPop for $8.

    26. Liquid plant food that's pretty much a multi-vitamin for your houseplant. If your green little buddy isn't growing as much as you'd like, consider a couple of drops of this elixir!

    amazon.com

    This works for all indoor and outdoors plants to encourage new growth. Just add seven drops to your watering can before watering.

    Promising review: "I bought this for a money tree plant that my cat ate all the leaves and completely destroyed. The first pic was a week or so after using the fertilizer as recommended, on April 7, and the second is May 4. Of course I keep away from my cat at this point. Highly recommended fertilizer!" β€”Beth

    Get it from Amazon for $6.84.

    27. A jar of O'Keeffe's hand cream you'll want to marinate your dry paws in all year.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Every winter, my fingers and knuckles crack and bleed. I've tried everything on the market to heal my hands. I received this hand cream yesterday and when I put it on, I could tell right away that this was better than anything I'd tried. This stuff started working immediately. I filled all the cuts and cracks on my hands with this cream, and today they are almost healed. I believe that this is the best hand cream ever made on earth." β€”Steve

    Get a 3.4-ounce jar from Amazon for $7.93.

    28. A tube of Lucas' Pawpaw Ointment, a legendary Australian lip balm you won't know how you ever lived without.

    red tubes of yellow balm
    Amazon

    Promising review: "For as long as I can remember, my lips have been dry and crusty like I live in a desert with no access to water. As a result I've tried everything from chapstick to 'moisturizing' lipsticks that cost upwards of $40. I shamelessly reapply topical lip treatments in any setting so frequently that me not surviving the apocalypse solely from a lack of lip balm is a running joke among my friends I saw this ointment in a magazine and figured I might as well try this one too. I expected to be disappointed but figured at least it was less than 10 bucks. I'm happily surprised to report that not only does this stuff hold up to eating and drinking better than most, but my lips also look and feel as close to normal as they have in a very long time. If this continues for the rest of the month, I'll be back to resupply." β€”. Mueller

    Get it from Amazon for $7.20.

    29. A journal happy to store all your increasingly complicated passwords. At least 12 characters, including a symbol, number, capital letter, ancient rune, and the fleeting details of a half-remembered dream? COME ON!

    Amazon

    It's alphabetized so you can easily find the one you need!.

    Promising review: "This was exactly what I wanted. The book has a heavy plastic cover and heavy-duty wire binding. The paper is good quality, although my favorite gel pens did have some bleed-through. I'd recommend ballpoint or pencil. The entries have wide spaces, with room for website, email, username, password, and notes (which is perfect for noting the answers to those security questions... What's your favorite ice cream flavor? I don't remember what I answered a year ago!). The password section has a good number of extra lines, for those sites that make you change your password with annoying frequency." β€”Amazon Customer

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

    30. A pair of copper-infused arch supports that reviewers swear by for combatting pain from fallen arches, flat feet, bunions, heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, and arthritis. Consider them tiny friends that hug your feet.

    The sleeve around a foot
    Amazon

    I have and LOVE these. They really ease my aching feet and they're super comfortable. You can wear them under socks and shoes without any discomfort. Sometimes I even sleep in them. They can survive a spin in the washing machine, and seem pretty durable. I definitely recommend if you need a little more arch support in your life.

    Promising review: "I put these on after they came in the mail and wore them for about one hour. Then, as I was resting on the couch, I fell into the kind of deep sleep that one only dreams of. This was the most epic, most restorative nap I can remember. The kind of nap Joey Tribbiani and Ross Geller had in Friends they tried so hard to recreate. I am kinda afraid to take them off now. I wear them with my flip-flops, under my socks in tennis shoes, and to bed. My feet feel great. As for whether or not they contributed to my most perfect nap, I don't know for sure, but I'm rolling with it." β€”Texas Sandra Dee

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    31. Sheet suspenders to help keep your corners in place so you don't wake up in a tangle of sheets. Is there anything more annoying than having your sheets fall off the corners of your mattress? Maybe headphones getting yanked out of your ears, but this is a close second!

    suspenders on bottom of mattress
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My husband turns a lot in his sleep and has always woken up with the fitted sheet halfway off his side of the bed. Bought these and we have NEVER once had to adjust the sheet in the morning! These are amazing!

    A tip for putting them on: lay the fitted sheet on top of the bed with the corners inside out (flipped up, off the mattress). Then attach these bands to each of the corners and tighten the bands. Once they are all clamped and tightened, THEN flip the corners onto the mattress. We have a pillow top 10" thick king mattress and this is the best method to get these on. Hope that helps!" β€”LindseyB

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    32. A bag of powdered cheddar great for making your own "box" mac 'n' cheese or for adding a kick to your homemade popcorn.

    review image of pot of really cheesy mac and cheese
    amazon.com

    Other reviewers like it in their potatoes, bread, and scrambled eggs.

    Promising review: "My 6-year-old son is super picky with his mac and cheese (as in, would only eat Kraft) so when he had to go gluten-free it was one of the things he missed the most. We tried all of the prepackaged gluten-free ones and he hated them. We found that he liked Barilla brand gluten-free elbow pasta so I needed to find a gluten-free cheese to go with with it. This was a hit! I mixed it with a little milk and butter, and he ate two bowls. This is real cheese, all natural ingredients and they suggest keeping it refrigerated. I'm glad we finally found a replacement for his mac and cheese!" β€”Naomi A. Dejesus Howard

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    33. An aromatherapy migraine stick to roll on your skin for some much-needed relief when it starts to feel like someone wedged an ice pick into your brain.

    Amazon, Katy Herman / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "After reading an article on BuzzFeed that touted this product, I bought one for my boyfriend who suffers from awful, frequent headaches. It WORKS. Not only does he swear by it, he has purchased them for his Mom and several friends. FANTASTIC." β€”SarahElizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of this aromatherapy stick.

    34. Shower clips to keep your shower curtain in place so you can keep the water inside the bathtub.

    wall clip that hangs onto shower curtain
    Amazon

    Promising review: "We live in a small apartment that is a converted attic space. As such we have slanted ceilings throughout different spaces. One such space was in the shower, where at the end there were six or so inches that the shower curtain did not reach. It was not a huge issue in the summer because it was hot, and I needed a little fresh air; however, as it started to cool down, I was losing precious steamy warm air out this giant gap. I saw this product in a BuzzFeed article, and it was exactly what I was looking for! The adhesive is very strong but the curtain itself is easy to remove to open. I only used one, and it was strong enough to keep the whole side of the wall blocked." β€”starvingcollegestudent

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    35. A pastel accordion folder that can hold up to 200 (!!!) pieces of paper so you can finally organize that heap of looseleaf.

    pastel accordion folders with smily face design
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This file folder is life changing! Not only is it cute and simple, it's durable and roomy! The material makes it easy to add and remove labels without leaving any sticky residue. It's not too bulky or heavy, so it's easy to carry around." β€”Itcel

    Get it from Amazon for $7.68+ (available in eight colors).

    36. A handy dandy bracelet clamp so you can put your bracelets on all by yourself without even screaming or cursing.

    hand uses long stem with clip to close bracelet
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I can't believe I've waited this long to buy one of these. My eyesight is failing, including my depth perception so wearing bracelets has been difficult unless they are slip-on. This jewelry helper is easy to use. Now I can wear bracelets again." β€”Cat Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in three colors).

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    illustrated gift guide
    BuzzFeed

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