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    26 Things Under $50 You May Never Ever Use, But Will Still Love Anyway

    JK, I know you will.

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    1. An adorable cat-topped lipstick you may be afraid to apply, lest you smoosh the feline design.

    Winky Lux

    Get it from Winky Lux for $18 (available in four colors).

    2. Sarcastic notecards that any office job-having person can relate to. Now if only you could get up the nerve to actually send one.


    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $15.99.

    3. A pair of tiny hands to help you do tiny tasks (mainly making people laugh).

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $9.85.

    4. A succulent candle with such a beautiful design, it'll be kind of hard to justify actually lighting it.


    Get it from ZOETSTUDIO on Etsy for $20.44 (available in three styles and eight scents).

    5. Ginormous shovel hands to make leaf-removal a kinda fun chore, as long as you're OK with your neighbors seeing you with them.


    Promising review: "I love these! They're lightweight and easy to use. I have a lot of tree debris and weeds on my 1/3-acre lot. These make short work of picking up the raked up piles. And they're easy on the back." —J. Reynolds

    Get them from Amazon for $36.95.

    6. A miniature wacky waving inflatable tube man — you can learn some great moves from this guy.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    7. A tin of Shakespeare bandages that add insult to injury.

    Archie McPhee, Amazon

    It comes with 15 bandages and a secret prize!

    Promising review: "Not only are these clever, they're also durable. I'm a server, so I wash my hands 50 times a day, these stayed on my finger all day!" —Jhasmine

    Get it from Amazon for $6.88.

    8. A non-stick doughnut pan if you want to get really ambitious and make your sugary morning treats.


    Promising review: "When I received these I promptly made three dozen donuts with no complaints. Everything baked perfectly and came out cleanly." —A&R

    Get them from Amazon for $13.50.

    9. A whopping 50 stickers from The Office so delightful, you might never want to put them on anything.


    Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $8.49.

    10. Squishy unicorns worth a good squeeze whenever this unicornless reality gets too stressful.,

    Promising review: "I love these things. Very pretty and feels nice to squish. They even came in a very cute box. Who doesn’t love pretty boxing? Lol. My toddler even approves of these. They are very durable and well-made. Would buy them again." —Sven Gerstner

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $15.99.

    11. A book with spaces and prompts to draw 642 different things. Maybe now you will stop talking about how you want to get back into drawing and just do it... maybe.


    Promising review: "This is the best drawing book you'll ever pick up. Am I exaggerating? No, I am not. This book has no 'how to draw this step by step' parts. You don't want that, I promise. If your goal is to really improve your drawing skills, then get this book. This book gives you blank pages with a random prompt. Your goal is to draw that prompt. No guides. These prompts can range from a skunk, to a crayon, to David Bowie, to a sense of humor. Just random prompts.

    Why is this the best thing for your skills? If you really want to get good at drawing, you have to practice drawing everything. You haves to expand and understand your mind reference library. The bigger you mind library is, the better art you will make." —Natalie

    Get it from Amazon for $15.26.

    12. A fruit cap that any pet would look berry nice in. You just have to get the picture really, really fast.,

    They can get one randomly selected design out of six.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.75.

    13. A screaming goat statuette so you can annoy your coworkers after they spoil another podcast for you.

    Urban Outfitters

    Just push the button on its back to hear a weirdly relatable sound.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.20 or Urban Outfitters for $9.95.

    14. A wide-brimmed hat we promise your gorgeous head can totally pull off!,

    Promising review: "I've never worn hats like this before and decided to buy this one to go with my outfits for having my photos taken, and omg I'm totally obsessed with this hat now!!! It was really comfy and easy to clean/wipe off when I accidentally got sand all over it. I definitely need to buy one in every color now." —Cierra Benavidez

    Get it from Amazon for $16.45 (available in 16 colors).

    15. A bottle of Drinkwel supplements to help ease your hangover woes — the trick is just to remember to actually take them before you start imbibing.


    Promising review: "I thought 'there's no way some pills can prevent a hangover. What a scam...that I'm going to try anyways.' I'm only 24 and when I was younger I never got hangovers, but now they're death. 'Spend all day in bed in the dark' kind of hangovers. I take three of these before drinking (like it says) and three before bed — and what the actual f***! They legit work. I wake up the next morning feeling like I didn't. Even. Drink. I took them for a solid four days straight when I was on vacation for an engagement party and they didn't fail me once." —KC

    Get 90 pills from Amazon for $39.99.

    16. A pack of wine condoms for people who won't stop saying "penis grigio."


    It's better than a regular wine corker because it doesn't add to the overall height of the bottle. That means you'll have an easier time storing it upright. And again, can't stress this enough: wine condoms. See BuzzFeed's full review for wine condoms.

    Promising review: "One of the greatest gifts ever. Practical yet hysterical." —Sal Vation

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $19.97.

    17. A shark bath bomb that spits out blood when you drop it in water. Use it if you dare.


    Get it from SoftSkinBubblySins on Etsy for $6.

    18. A pair of fondue mugs for anyone looking to dip their toes into the world of fondue. I personally, would like to dip my whole body into a vat of melted cheese, thank you., Amazon

    Promising review: "This really was a GREAT product! It avoids all the hassles of a common fondue pot (the need to sit around, hard to reach, messy) and the personal portions definitely make it a more fun experience! It's designed perfectly, to accommodate a tea light candle, keep it lit, AND keep the cheese hot and bubbling for the entire time!" —MT Inc.

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95.

    19. A Snorlax Nintendo Switch case to help you keep your precious device safe while you're on the move. Now we just have to wait for a reason to bring it somewhere. ( •́ .̫ •̀ )


    I have and love this case! It's super cute and feels well made. It comes with four slots for your game cartridges. The flap has magnet snaps so everything can stay in place.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    20. A reed diffuser that smells like your home or favorite state. Just be warned — it will eventually get used up if you open it.


    The New York scent has apple peel, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, pumpkin, hay, river, tonka bean, and musk. The Texas scent has pine, lemon, leather, cyclamen, cedarwood, moss, and musk.

    Get them from Homesick: the Texas or New York scents for $24.95. See all scents here.

    21. A jar of fake snow you'll love playing with until the real stuff finally arrives.


    Each jar makes two gallons worth of snow.

    Promising review: "I bought this to make slime and it was amazing!! It created a super sizzly and unique texture. When I first received my package I thought I was scammed, but once I followed the instructions and added water it created tons, with just a little amount of snow! Definitely recommend buying this, you won't be disappointed." —Tamiko M Lippit

    Get it from Amazon for $7.88.

    22. A yellow frame for your door that all your friends will really love.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95.

    23. A handy machine that spits out froyo, ice cream, and sorbet so you can practice before opening your own scoop shop.


    Promising review: "To be honest, this is one of my best purchases here. Love it and am going to buy two more as gifts for my sister and friend! I consider myself and wifey ice-cream lovers! We tried some flavors and plan to try more. It's noisy but not to a level that bothers me." —Hashim

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors).

    24. A pack of plastic balls so you can finally realize your dream of turning your living room into a giant ball pit. Now you just need your roommates to sign off on it.

    Here's a calculator so you can see how many balls you need.

    Get 200 balls from Amazon for $23.79.

    25. An unofficial Harry Potter cookbook for plenty of ideas for what to throw into your cauldron. Now you just need to find a spell to motivate you to start cooking.

    You can whip up magical treats like treacle tarts, pumpkin pasties, and Molly's meat pies.

    Promising review: "I LOVE IT, I'm no master chef but this cookbook might change that. I might even become a master wizard chef! Anyways the recipes are phenomenal, especially the pies! It's pretty basic sometimes; it's more European type cuisine so if you don't like haggis, liver, lamb, or other English/Scottish dishes etc. then these recipes aren't for you. The book references are cute and I vaguely remember some of them. My younger siblings go crazy when I make anything from this book because they love Harry Potter." —Tigerlily

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    26. And a shot glass mold that's my personal favorite never-used purchase. I bought it to make cookie shots, but I mostly just use it to make ice. Still love it, though!

    Promising review: "I bought this mold to make shot glasses out of hard candy (I used Jolly Ranchers). It works really well for that...and chocolate...and jello...and gummy bears. It's a lot of fun. I would definitely make a first batch before depending on it for guests on the first run. The instructions on the package don't specifically say that you can put this mold in the oven (though the amazon description does), but I have not had any issues with putting them in the oven at all. For my hard candy shot glasses, I just preheated the oven to 350 degrees, filled the mold with candies and put them in for about 11 minutes. After I took them out, I just used the back of a spoon to work the air bubbles out toward the edges so that everything came out smooth. Chocolate is much easier to melt and get the air bubbles out and wouldn't even require the oven (though I'll bet you could)." —Holly C.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.41.

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