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26 Things You Don't Need But Will Definitely Buy Anyway

Warning: This list is a hazard to your wallet.

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1. A color-changing nail polish for people who can't commit to anything.

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Just add some heat when you want to mix things up.

Get it on Amazon for $2.99.

2. A set of little tree spirits for making your garden feel like the forest in Princess Mononoke.

We can already hear their heads shaking.Get it on Amazon for $5.23.
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We can already hear their heads shaking.

Get it on Amazon for $5.23.

3. A precious shiba-shaped coin pouch for keeping your extra bones in.

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Bring home the Beggin' Strips.

Get it on Amazon for $3.74.

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4. A string backpack that reveals your secret identity.

Because why hide that you're a magical sea person?Get it on Amazon for $7.99.
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Because why hide that you're a magical sea person?

Get it on Amazon for $7.99.

5. A pair of floral earring jackets for when your earlobes get cold.

OK, they're not that kind of jacket, but they're still cute.Get it on Amazon for $6.99.
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OK, they're not that kind of jacket, but they're still cute.

Get it on Amazon for $6.99.

6. A notepad that will help make saying sorry a little easier.

Nothing says "heartfelt" like checking the appropriate boxes.Get it on Amazon for $7.95.
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Nothing says "heartfelt" like checking the appropriate boxes.

Get it on Amazon for $7.95.

7. A bat bobby pin for an early touch of Halloween.

The perfect accessory for keeping things spooky year-round. Get it from TressTemptress on Etsy for $18.
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The perfect accessory for keeping things spooky year-round.

Get it from TressTemptress on Etsy for $18.

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8. A pair of pans that let you make the giant cupcake of your dreams.

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Technically, cupcakes are just mini cakes, so it stands to reason that a giant cupcake is really just a cake. And yet! And yet.

Get it on Amazon for $18.63.

9. A whimsical holder that transforms your toothbrush into the tail of a fox.

Feel like the Snow White of bathrooms.Get it on Amazon for $7.68.
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Feel like the Snow White of bathrooms.

Get it on Amazon for $7.68.

10. A knit face mask that will make you look like Cthulhu.

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It gets cold at the bottom of the ocean, so you better bundle up!

Get it on Amazon or $4.12.

11. A string of floral lights for seeing the world through rose-tinted lighting.

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Get it on Amazon for $4.50.

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12. A trio of stress-relieving keychains that actually make vegetables fun.

Get three on Amazon for $7.99.
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Get three on Amazon for $7.99.

13. A regal-looking shower cap for ruling over all your shampoo and conditioner.

You're a fair but just (and definitely clean) ruler.Get it on Amazon for $9.63 or Asos for $9.
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You're a fair but just (and definitely clean) ruler.

Get it on Amazon for $9.63 or Asos for $9.

14. A box of impossibly cute animal socks that even have little ears.

Squeeeeee.Get five on Amazon for $8.99.
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Squeeeeee.

Get five on Amazon for $8.99.

15. A tasseled rug that's a sight for sore eyes.

Someone ask that eye where it got its mascara. Get it on Urban Outfitters for $34.
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Someone ask that eye where it got its mascara.

Get it on Urban Outfitters for $34.

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16. A flamingo bath toy that will make bathtime lots of tropical fun.

Get it on Asos for $9.50.
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Get it on Asos for $9.50.

17. A headband that lets you wash your face and also be a cat.

Whisk(er) away all the dirt on the face without getting your hair wet; cats HATE that!Get it on Amazon for $6.
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Whisk(er) away all the dirt on the face without getting your hair wet; cats HATE that!

Get it on Amazon for $6.

18. A rousing game of prosecco pong for shindigs that are fancier than frat parties but not quite black tie.

FYI: Prosecco flip cup is also an option.Get it on Firebox for $19.49.
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FYI: Prosecco flip cup is also an option.

Get it on Firebox for $19.49.

19. A stick-on message board that clings to the side of your monitor and gives you a place to put sticky notes.

It also has a ruler and a pair of super cute penguins.Get it on Amazon for $6.99.
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It also has a ruler and a pair of super cute penguins.

Get it on Amazon for $6.99.

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20. A Pusheen tumbler for drinking like a cat drinking like an elephant.

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Get it on Amazon for $11.04.

21. A cactus catch-all bowl for showcasing your rings in the most southwestern way possible.

Perfect for showing off your bolo tie.Get it from ThisWayToTheCircus on Etsy for $22.28.
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Perfect for showing off your bolo tie.

Get it from ThisWayToTheCircus on Etsy for $22.28.

22. A pair of glow-in-the-dark earrings that will have you over the moon.

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These earrings are going to eclipse the rest of your outfit.

Get it on Amazon for $9.99.

23. A pack of playing cards filled with badass women.

Literally play the woman card.Get it on Wildfang for $20.
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Literally play the woman card.

Get it on Wildfang for $20.

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24. A classic tapestry you might want to consider for your dorm room this fall.

Get it on Amazon for $8.70.
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Get it on Amazon for $8.70.

25. A balloon dog night-light that will make Jeff Koons jealous.

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Get it on Uncommon Goods for $25.

26. An egg-shaped candle with a prehistoric surprise inside.

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Become a dino parent with the strike of a match.

Get it on BoxLunch for $29.90.