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    32 Products Under $10 You Won't Know How You Lived Without

    Seriously, they're all under $10. What do you have to lose?

    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 pair of colorful ear buds that work just as well as pairs two or three time more expensive


    I have a blue pair of these and can confirm they're comfortable, last a long time, and don't sound tinny at all.

    Promising review: "I am at work, next to the window, and there is a LITERAL JACKHAMMER outside the window. I have these headphones in, listening to music, and I can't hear it at all. If you want that in your life, these are the earbuds for you." β€”megallo

    Get them from Amazon for $8.94 (available in eight colors).

    2. A gratitude journal so you can celebrate the good days and then look back on them on the bad days.


    Promising review: "Just started using this journal after being in a bit of a funk at the start of this year. I researched many different journals but this was the only one that I felt was simple, that didn't make too many 'demands' on my time, that was straightforward β€” in short, exactly what I was looking for. It's a simple concept, and I've only been doing it for a week, but I find myself looking for things to be thankful for and adding lines below the three provided and writing in the margins...all because I want to." β€”silkeymilkey

    Get it from Amazon for $6.08.

    3. Disposable toilet wands that work so well, you'll feel like you're wielding an actual magic wand.

    Promising review: "So, we have a toilet that belongs to the cats. We don't use it, we don't look at it, we like to pretend it doesn't exist. Even with semi-regular flushing, cat waste is pretty nasty stuff and built up quickly in the bowl. One of these wands cleaned it up in a single session!" β€”Whitney

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $8.49.

    4. A password organizer, because passwords keep getting more and more complicated and you have to keep track of them all. "Password123" is not gonna cut it.


    Promising review: "Got this for my sister who would not stop complaining about losing all her passwords and not remembering them. She loved it. It holds a ton...and I mean a TON." β€”Shawn Readence

    Get it from Amazon for $5.51.

    5. A pack of pimple patches that vacuum the gross gunk right of your face, no pimple-popping needed.


    This is a truly life-changing product, IMO. I used to get pimples that would stick around for full months. With these, I can get rid of one in legit one or two days.

    Get 36 patches from Amazon for $11.88.

    6. A box of needle threaders to help when it feels like you're trying to get a camel through the eye of your needle instead of just thread.


    Promising review: "The flower portion made it easy to hold and the wire is better secured than any of the little silver cheap ones that you pay for in stores and sometimes are not sturdy enough to thread even one needle without breaking! These are inexpensive for the number you get, easier to locate in your sewing box or on your work table because of the bright colors of the flowers, and they are easier to handle than the flimsy silver threaders. I highly recommended them and have given several away to family members who sew." β€”Iamshelmore

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. A bendy drain de-clogging tool that costs waaay less than a plumber.


    Promising review: "Looks cheap (is cheap) but is effective. I had a few inches of standing water in my tub for two days when I got this thing. Cleared it in moments, I did not save it because it was difficult to clean off and inexpensive enough that I'd just as soon buy another when the need arises. It's very nice to have a viable, non-chemical means of clearing hair clogs. (More reliably effective too.) Don't waste money on chemicals β€” this and three minutes of effort and you're done. Do wear gloves, and keep a plastic bag handy for pulling the hair off the gizmo." β€”pissedfemale

    Get it from Amazon for $4.86.

    8. A container St. Ive facial moisturizer with collagen and elastin that could help renew skin and make it silky soft.

    Promising review: "I have dry skin β€” or should I say, HAD?! Ever since I've started using this product, my skin has been as soft as a baby's bum and super hydrated! This moisturizer is inexpensive and so worth it β€” I'm sticking with it for life. Thank you, St. Ives; never, ever discontinue this product!" β€”JOanny

    Get it from Amazon for $5.39.

    9. A pack of foaming garbage disposer cleaners that clean your sink and put on a good show while they do it.


    Promising review: "I love this disposer cleaner; it works so well. This is my first time using it and I'm very pleased. It really cleans my disposer and leaves it with a very pleasant and clean smell. It does what it promises: It cleans and degreases very well. I definitely will be ordering a few more. It's also very affordable." β€”Lakiky18

    Get four tablets from Amazon for $7.88.

    10. A waterproof notepad for all your best shower thoughts. Better to get them on paper now before they wash out of your head and down that drain. (That's how it works; I asked Science.)


    Promising review: "I was a little skeptical about buying this at first, but now that I got it and started using it? I can't figure out how I went so long without one!" β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    11. A shimmery eyeshadow palette to add a literal glimmer to your eyes.


    Promising review: "I'm in love with holographic highlighters and this one is a must if you're like me. They go on perfectly fine and it has little to no glitter particles in it. The are almost like the new Kat Von D and NYX holographic highlighters. But these highlighters are a steal if you're in a budget and don't want to spend a lot of money on makeup. I wish they had more colors." β€”Mimi

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    12. And some shadow shields to keep your smoky eyes looking clean and sharp.


    Promising review: "Shadow Shields are awesome and very simple to use. I use these on my clients all the time! The purpose of this product is to eliminate messy situations with makeup application like smudges, streaks, and shadow fallout. It has become my best friend when creating a perfect winged eyeliner. Ladies are who getting into beauty really would benefit from this a lot. I also like that this product saves me time with my clients and myself. I don't have to worry about being perfect with my eye shadow. TIP: Cut the shadow shields in half to increase longevity. If you doing a more drastic look use a whole shadow shield." β€”AwesomeBlossom

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $8.99.

    13. A pair of bag carriers for people like me who have long walks from the grocery store ahead of them and don't want those horrible bag indents in their arms.


    Promising review: "My husband and I live on the second story of an apartment with only stairs and we have to park farther away as we live in Chicago. This makes life sooo much easier. Yes the bags are still ridiculously heavy if you pack them on there, but being able to hold all the bags at once prevents my husband or I from cutting off the circulation in our arms from the plastic bags. The handle does hurt your hand when there is a lot of weight, but you can tape it up or put on gloves." β€”Alyssa R.

    Get two from Amazon for $9.99.

    14. A bottle of the cult-fave Mario Badescu rose spray that does it all: tones, hydrates, sets makeup, and makes your face smell like a beautiful rose garden.

    See BuzzFeed's full write-up on this refreshing elixir.

    Promising review: "I have combination skin. During the summer, it gets oily very fast and during the winter it is extremely dull and dry looking. My skin is sensitive and most of the time has a pinkish red color to it when it is so dry and irritated. However, after using this spray, my skin is much healthier looking and has a dewy, fresh look. It even helped calm down the redness. I haven't had this for a full week yet and I'm head over heels in love and can't wait to order more of this stuff. The holy grail in my skincare routine now!" β€”Haley O.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    15. A pack of sticky note dividers so you can take summary notes and keep your notebook looking organized AF.


    Promising review: "These dividers are great at giving me a place to put additional notes which are easy to find. I will definitely order again! They don't rip the paper if they need to be removed after a reasonable amount of time which I very much appreciate." β€”Grace's mom

    Get 60 sticky notes from Amazon for $3.71.

    16. A tiny brush set featuring one big brush and one little brush with a wiper blade on the other side. There is no job too small for these fellas.


    Promising review: "A big step-up from toothbrushes, which I have used for many years prior to buying these. Key improvements over toothbrushes: angled handles that get your hands up and out of the way, bigger and grippier handles than a toothbrush, a larger brush with stiff bristles (which are great for heavy scrubbing without scratching), a smaller brush with tapered softer bristles on one end (good for cleaning in tight areas), and a rubber nub which surprisingly good for cleaning in tight areas. I replaced the four toothbrushes in my cleaning kit with these." β€”fjb

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

    17. A spiralizer to make pasta-shaped veggies you may actually want to eat.


    Promising review: "Easy to use and small to store. I am enthusiastically writing a review for this product. Why? This product has, with little expense, helped reduce my number one craving for my favorite simple carb, PASTA. Who knew I liked zucchini so much. The Veggetti is a simple, well constructed product that does what it was made for. When I prepare a zucchini or squash, I only need to trim the very tip off the end. I leave the stem on unless its very long because the stem provides a sturdy place for the end cap. Very minimal waste this way." β€”JLA

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available for Prime memebers only).

    18. A deodorizing bag that will banish the lingering bad smells in your car, closet, drawers, etc. you thought would never leave.


    Fragrance-free, chemical-free, and non-toxic. Absorbs and removes odors, allergens and harmful pollutants. Prevents mold, mildew and bacteria from forming by absorbing excess moisture. Reuse for up to two years. To rejuvenate and re-activate place the bags outside in the sun once a month for about an hour.

    Promising review: "Holy cow this works wonders! I've only had it in my car for about eight hours and already noticed a major difference! A lot easier to breathe." β€”Breanna hutsell

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

    19. A transparent set of drawers so you know where everything is at just a glance.


    Promising review: "It's just the right size for my rose gold earring collection. I love that at just a glance it tells me what I need to match any outfit. Also, the quality is very good and should last!" β€”Lynda Lowman

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    20. A surprisingly effective jewelry cleaner you'll take a shine to when you see the shine it brings backs to your jewels.,

    The solution is non-toxic, and it comes with a small cleaning brush.

    Promising review: "ABSOLUTELY THE BEST JEWELRY CLEANER HANDS DOWN!!! I have a ton of jewelry β€” a diamond tennis bracelet, 14-karat rings and earrings, precious stones, pearls, and vermeil, too. I cleaned my expensive pieces, and they sparkled like they never have, the pearls' luster was so vibrant I was in awe. The one piece that sealed the deal is a Sleeping Beauty turquoise and diamond ring I have. The diamonds are okay quality, but after cleaning it, it shimmers and twinkles like it never has. Cleans vermeil beautifully, too!" β€”tammy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    21. A lid rack, because your cabinet is mess and you need to bring in some help.

    Promising review: "This product is fantastic. Literally half the price of other pan/lid racks, and so nice, and so flexible!!! I use it for five pans, varying in size from 8-inch to a 3-1/2-quart sautΓ© pan. It is so stable and holds the pans off the cabinet floor so they're never scratching anything. This makes using the pans SO MUCH MORE CONVENIENT. It basically changed my life. The product, though inexpensive, is well-made, washed up well when it arrived, and is sturdy enough to support my fifth pan between it and the wall." β€”SLRSteigerwald

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87.

    22. A mini bottle of Bio-Oil, the multi-use facial oil people like to use to diminish the look of scars and stretch marks.

    Promising review: "I put this on at least one to two times daily since I received this two weeks ago. I use it on my belly where I have stretch marks from my pregnancy and I also use it on my face. It helps moisturize my dry skin. I can tell my face is clearing up from my months-long acne breakout AND I use the oil on my underarms after I get out of the shower to try and lighten them up. It's helping my discoloration on both my face (from my acne) and underarms, and I feel like my stretch marks look different as well. I'm very impressed with this product." β€”Valerie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92.

    23. A bottle brush to wipe away the hard-to-reach grime in your favorite water bottle.


    Promising review: "My daughter plays volleyball and takes an aluminum water bottle to practice every day and to every game. Washing them has been tricky until now. This brush makes cleaning it so easy!" β€”Jamie Herring

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    24. A beautifully hued razor and razor head subscription service cheap enough to keep around, even when budgeting comes down to a ~hair~.


    The first package comes with a razor handle and two razor heads. All following packages come with four razor heads. It also comes with a little magnetic mount, so your razor can always be close by.

    Get it from Billie for $9/shipment.

    25. A nausea relief bracelet, because it's getting too cold to roll down the windows every time the car hits a bump in the road.

    Promising review: "I get really bad motion sickness, especially during takeoff and landings in an airplane. The first thing I do after boarding a plane is make sure I have an emesis bag. I recently wore these wristbands on a trip with lots of turbulence and I'm so glad I was wearing these. I felt nowhere near what I usually feel like. I will from now on be wearing these on every plane ride. I love that these have no side effects and are reusable." β€”amy luuu

    Get it from Amazon for $6.68+ (available in adult and kid sizes).

    26. An avocado tool that slices, pits, and scoops avocado out of its shell, keep your hands safe from any knife-related injuries.


    Promising review: "Avocado? Yes, Please! This tool is awesome. Easy to cut open the fruit. Pit remover works well, just push onto the pit and give it a twist, and the pit pops right out. The best part is the slicer. Makes beautiful slices for a great presentation. The tool can then be used to scrape any remaining fruit out of the skin. Really happy I bought this tool!" β€”NPR MAN

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    27. Stick-on magnets to hold onto your keys, wires, or any other metal goods you need to keep organized.


    Promising review: "My husband and I are so impressed with this magnetic key rack holder. The magnets are so strong and can hold even heavy sets of keys! It has six magnetic holders that I can put anywhere around the house. My husband and I are so happy about it because now we don't misplace our keys anymore. The keys hang freely and don't fall off, because the magnets are strong enough to hold it but not so powerful that they can destroy key fobs or any electric power devices." β€”Agashiiyah

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.99.

    28. A pack of makeup removing microfiber cloths that can easily wipe away even the most stubborn eyeliner with JUST WATER!


    I currently use these BuzzFeed Review-approved ones from Sephora, but these cheaper ones will do in a (penny) pinch!

    Promising review: "I ordered three packs of these and I am glad I did. I wear pretty thick eye makeup and that has always been very difficult to remove. This makes it easier, much easier, and it also somehow cleans my skin better overall. My skin feels instantly softer. Also, I use coconut oil to remove my makeup so the cloths alone would not work and each time I wash my face there is enough makeup residue on the cloth that I use a new clean one. The price is unbeatable so go ahead and order a few at once." β€”Cherry Pie

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $3.99.

    29. A silicone ice mold, because life is hard but popping out ice shouldn't be.


    Promising reviews: "These ice cube trays work great for me. A good sized cube. Larger than some, but not too larger and they fit inside the mouth of all my various metal water bottles. The cubes pop out nicely when you push from the under side. I wish I’d bought these years ago. Well worth the $10 for me." β€”Kevin Etheridge

    Get two from Amazon for $9.99.

    30. A simple scalp brush that will brush away shampoo build-up and dry skin, leaving your scalp feeling fresh and new.

    Promising review: "OH MY GOODNESS!! I absolutely LOVE these shampoo brushes for detangling (I also use them for scratching my scalp if I have an itch while detangling.) I have type 4 tightly coiled, kinky hair and these work PERFECTLY for detangling my hair type without ripping out my hair. Thanks to YouTuber Chazzzisawesome!" β€”πŸ’œKiki.L.GπŸ’œ

    Get it from Amazon for $3.24 or get a fancy silicone one for $7.98 (available in two colors).

    31. A rotating dishwasher tab alerting your roommates about the status of the dishes. Never stack dirty dishes in your cabinet again.


    Promising review: "I really should have purchased this sooner. One day my mother-in-law put away the dishes up in my cabinets a full load that was dirty just hand rinsed. My husband rinses really well, but still. Yuck! Had to take all the dishes out of the cabinets and rewash them. Because Amazon has all things I knew there would be a solution so I started searching and found this. I have waited a while to write a review to say that it really does hold up well." β€”Jason

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    32. A fast-dry top coat for people who have better things to do than watch paint dry.,

    I have a bottle of this stuff and it really works!

    Promising review: "Seche Vite is the best top coat ever, the only top coat I'll ever buy. I have tried many top coats, nothing compares to this brand. Seche Vite dries with in 60 seconds, leaves yours nails shiny, and never chips. I wear my polish for two weeks before changing it, my nails never chip. I highly recommend this top coat." β€”Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48.

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