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    31 Things Under $20 You Can Get On Target That People Actually Swear By

    Affordable and life-changing? A marriage made in heaven.

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    1. A foam roller to give all your sore muscles the tender loving care they deserve.

    person using a foam roller to work out calf muscles

    Promising review: "I use it almost every night to soften my neck and back and the roller feels very nice and firm. My brother who is 6-foot-3 started to use it and it seems very durable!" –JudyY

    Price: $19.99

    2. A storage bin, so lightweight and versatile, you'll want to buy at least a dozen of them to get your house organized.

    black storage bin with towels inside

    Promising review: "Oh. Em. Gee. Where have these baskets been all of my life!?!? I recently discovered these baskets in different sizes and have been stocking up. With the various sizes, there’s one for all of your organizing needs! This size works great for organizing my daughter's desk."–Kmetz15

    Price: $4 (available in four colors)

    3. A garlic press that minces whole garlic cloves in about two seconds flat. The press plate is removable, which makes for easy cleaning.


    Promising review: "Exactly what we needed! Takes a pretty large piece of garlic and presses it so it’s easy to use in recipes and cooking. Feels really well-made and super easy to clean! Also opens up really wide so it’s easy to clean. Has quickly become a staple in our kitchen." –BG94

    Price: $9.99

    4. A squeegee that'll keep your glass shower doors so clean, you'll have to be careful not to run into them. It also has suction cup on it for easy storage.

    person using white squeegee to clean shower door

    Promising review: "I've found this squeegee to be a solid performer at a great price. The handle is comfortable, and the blade does a good job of removing water from my shower doors and walls. The suction cup adhered well to the shower wall and has stayed put. If you want to keep soap scum at bay, you really can't go wrong with this reasonably priced squeegee. I've even used it on my outdoor windows and doors." –wasteofmoney

    Price: $6.99

    5. A splatter screen to prevent all that dangerously hot oil from splashing up and making a mess. It also prevents all those odors from escaping the pan and stinking up your entire house.

    a kitchenaid splatter screen over a pan with salmon

    Promising review: "OMG this screen literally solves all problems on the stove top and countertops. No splatters, no oil stains, no mess!!" –Kunkus

    Price: $19.99

    6. A milk frother so you can enjoy coffee shop-quality drinks in the comfort of your home. Plus: it's handheld and is perfect for anyone with limited storage space.

    a milk frother next to a cup of coffee

    Promising review: "This frother is amazing! Very powerful, surprising for a battery-operated appliance. I get creamy lattes just like a coffee house. It comes with a stand and a bottle cleaning attachment which I use for my water bottle. So glad I chose this frother; it mixes my bulletproof coffee in no time too!" –Juneshamrock

    Price: $14.99

    7. A surge protector with six plugs and two USB ports so you'll never having to hunt for a socket on your wall again.

    six plug and two USB port surge protector

    Promising review: "This outlet makes my life so much easier. Because of it, we now have a dedicated charging station. No more chargers plugged in all over the house. All our devices go in one spot every night. I love that it has the added surge protection, as well." –LS12

    Price: $19.50

    8. A pack of cooling body wipes for the times when you need to get the sweat off but don't have access to a shower.

    a pack of cooling body wipes

    Promising review: "This product is awesome! When working or playing outside In the heat and a shower is not an option, this towel is the next best thing! Smells great and gives you a cooling sensation. I have never used a product that even compares to this one! A great find that I will never be without!" –D Ket

    Price: $8.99 for a pack of 15 wipes

    9. A set of sliding discs that'll take your at-home exercises to the next level. They even slide freely on carpet.

    two sliding core discs for workout

    Promising review: "I bought these in an effort to mix up my home workout routine, and they are now a staple in my routine! Lightweight and easy to travel with for on-the-go workouts. Very durable, and they truly work well on any flooring type! I use them mostly for mountain climbers and lunge variations. They add a new balancing dimension to my usual squats and lunges, working new muscles. There are also plenty of floor slider workouts on Youtube if you're unsure what to do. Highly recommend!" –toomuchshopping

    Price: $9.99 for two

    10. A bath tub drain protector to catch all your hair before it goes down the drain and creates a nasty clog.

    drain protector in a bathtub drain

    Promising review: "Excellent product! I've been looking for a drain protector to catch all the hair in my bathtub for a couple years now! I've tried many different brands and types. This one has worked out the best! I love it and will be buying a couple more!" –happy customer

    Price: $6.99

    11. A cookie scoop that'll create perfectly shaped and uniform dough balls every single time. It's a must-have for any avid baker.


    Promising review: "This is now my favorite baking tool. It is perfect for making cookies, cupcakes and muffins. The sizing is even and I can fill a pan neatly in a quarter of the time. The mechanism is rock solid and the cushioned grip is comfortable on my aging paws. Definitely worth the price." –Dave

    Price: $14.99

    12. A satin pillowcase to protect your hair from tangling and matting. The ultra-soft fabric doesn't absorb moisture from your skin, so you'll wake up with a super hydrated face.


    Promising review: "Purchased to help reduce the pull on my hair from regular pillowcases. Works great. I wake up with almost no snarls and my hair is smoother and much less frizzy than with other cases. Will be ordering more in the future." –Stephy

    Price: $10.99 (available in six colors and two sizes)

    13. An apple divider because now that it's apple season, you're going to save so much time coring and slicing them with this handy little device.

    person using an oxo apple slicer to prepare a green apple

    Promising review: "I don't know why I haven't bought one of these sooner!! It makes apple slicing fast, easy, and simple!! Get one!!" –Cay

    Price: $9.99

    14. A cast-iron tortilla press to make perfectly round homemade tortillas every single time. You'll never buy store-bought tortillas again!

    a cast iron tortilla press next to tortillas, guacamole and corn

    Promising review: "I'm a Type A personality so I like perfect. Perfect is really, really good. When I saw what this press could do and how easy it is to use it blew my mind. Why would anyone want to try and press them out by hand when this is available? Fast, simple, quick, easy, uniform ... it takes that little ball of dough and presto whammo, you've got a perfect circle ready to go in the pan to cook." –iggyboo

    Price: $19.59

    15. A bottle of Nature's Miracle pet stain and odor remover that can lift even the toughest stains from your carpet. It only takes 10 minutes for it to work its ~magic~.

    bottle of nature's miracle stain and odor remover

    Promising review: "I have looked and looked and tried so many things. Finally sat down and did a lot of research and found that most of what I was using was compounding the problem. I found this and it is great. Spoke to my daughter and she said she has used it also so that was a plus." –dme47

    Price: $11.99

    16. A strainer with fine mesh holes you can use to drain water from pasta or to sift flour.

    person using strainer to drain pasta water

    Promising review: "I use this for sifting and straining for baked goods. Works just as well as my commercial strainers at a smaller cost. I can even strain extremely small clusters of vanilla beans. Performs above price point." –Hsoulsweets

    Price: $10.99

    17. A swivel peeler that'll hug the surface of fruits and vegetables so you can get every last piece of skin off.

    person using a peeler to take the skin off of carrots

    Promising review: "I’d bought other swivel peelers over the years, but after trying this OXO peeler I won’t buy any other. It’s easy to hold even with wet hands and easy to clean." –Donna S

    Price: $8.99

    18. A pair of slip-on sneakers with memory foam inserts so you can literally walk for miles in them and still feel like you're walking on ~clouds~.

    a quilted black slip-on sneaker

    Promising review: "Best feeling and looking sneakers I've ever owned. Hands down, this is a gorgeous style of sneakers. In person, they appear to be realistic leather uppers. Memory foam insole is quite appealing and soft on my feet. I highly recommend these sneakers; they feel and look great in person!" –Happy Camper

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 6–12W)

    19. A silicone nonstick baking mat that'll replace all of the parchment paper and foil you've been using over the years. Just gently wipe it clean with soap, and you can reuse this every time you bake or roast veggies in the oven.

    black framed silicone mat on top of a cookie sheet

    Promising review: "So easy to use. How did I live without it? My goodness, I have read about; now I’m a believer. No more parchment lined baking sheets. So much better to roll out pastry, and move to pie tin w/o breaking apart. Love it! I bought 3 & used all right away." –Wendy

    Price: $8

    20. A pack of velvet hangers you can count on to not only keep your clothes from falling to the ground but to also increase the amount of hanging space in your closet.

    10 black nonslip velvet hangers

    Promising review: "Love these hangers!! The felt covering keeps all my rayon or satin-y blouses on the hanger instead of my closet floor. Great idea! Have almost replaced all of my plastic blouse and dress hangers with these. YAY!" –Tsumerlin

    Price: $5 for a pack of 10

    21. A produce keeper to prolong the freshness of your fruits and veggies with a carbon filter that traps ethylene gas and an adjustable vent to maintain proper humidity.

    a green produce saver with berries in it

    Promising review: "I LOVE it!!! It’s kept my strawberries nice and fresh for almost a week! Usually I feel like I’m in a rush to eat my strawberries as fast as possible or they start to get mushy and rot. With this it was nice just eating them when I wanted and not feeling like I’m wasting my money by throwing them out two days after I bought them. Definitely worth the price if it’s going to make my produce last longer." –Tina

    Price: $12.99

    22. An anti-chafe roll-on balm that'll createsea barrier on your skin to prevent friction. Goodbye, dreaded thigh rub!

    a stick of anti-chafe moisturizing balm in a pink bottle

    Promising review: "The best product I have ever tried in my 29 years! I chafe between my legs and the bikini area since as long as I can remember, specially in the summer time. I tried this last weekend when I went to the beach, I put some between my thighs and the bikini area after I shower and it worked wonders. Now I am so so happy I can finally wear a skirt or shorts and not worry about chafing." –Target Customer

    Price: $7.49

    23. A pack of stainless-steel wipes to cut through and eliminate fingerprints, grease, and residue buildup with ease.

    a pack of stainless steel wipes on a white background

    Promising review: "These remove sticky finger prints and beautifully condition my appliances. They look like new each time and I love the subtle fresh scent. Your stainless-steel will thank you!" –smith90

    Price: $4.79 for a pack of 30 wipes

    24. A small slow cooker perfect for cooking meals for one or two. With this, you won't have to clean up and store one of those massive slow cookers made for a family.

    a black crock pot slow cooker with a stew inside

    Promising review: "This little pot is awesome. No frills, makes just enough food for two to three people. The instructions say not to overfill it, but I’ve made chili in this before and filled it all the way to the top before I went back and read the instructions. It still turned out delicious. I hate eating leftovers, so this is perfect for making a different dish every night. I throw all of my ingredients in in the morning, and I’ll have lunch and dinner without doing much of anything." –KayKay

    Price: $9.99

    25. A popcorn maker you can use in the microwave — it'll let you control how many kernels and butter you use. In that case, might as well add some extra butter then....

    red popcorn maker with fresh popcorn in it

    Promising review: "I have had this red microwave popcorn bowl for several years now. I originally bought it for popcorn, but it is also the best ramen-type noodle cooker, as well as a steamer. It is not flimsy like some brands — it is a very substantial, thick bowl. It has been used hundreds of times and is still in perfect condition. I am extremely pleased with this bowl and intend on buying another one if this one ever wears out." –GaPeach

    Price: $6.49

    26. A pack of reusable storage bags with a leak-proof seal so you can stop creating so much waste with those disposable bags. These can stand up on their own, so they're super easy to fill with goodies.

    five reusable storage bags with various snacks in them

    Promising review: "I'm a huge fan of these bags. They seal well and stay sealed no matter what position they end up in my work bag. These also dry better than the flat ones because of the shaped bottom." –salty lemon

    Price: $19.99 for a pack of five

    27. A pack of Command picture-hanging strips that'll help you avoid making too many dreaded nail holes in the wall. The large strips can hold a frame that weighs up to 16 pounds.

    a pack of command picture hanging strips

    Promising review: "I have used this product for a couple years in my new condo, along with a few other products of yours. I could not be happier with the hanging strips. I have lots of stuff on my walls and this product is perfect!" –Novoban

    Price: $8.99

    28. A tub of O'Keeffe's Working Hands hand cream that'll repair even the driest, most cracked hands. With all the hand washing we're doing this year, this product will soon become your best friend.

    a tub of o'keeffe's working hands cream

    Promising review: "I have a skin problem due to a medical condition I have. My fingers start cracking for no reason. I tried everything from drinking water to different moisturizers to Vaseline, and honestly nothing worked for me. When I tried O’Keefe’s Working Hands it was like a cure. Sometimes I have to use this several times a day, but it helps like it's a Grade-A medical treatment. I highly recommend if you have dry fingers and cracks from dryness. This keeps in moisture like nothing else. This hand cream and the lotion are both amazing!!" –MonaAmeri

    Price: $6.99

    29. An airtight brown sugar container with a terra cotta disk to keep your brown sugar from drying out.

    a clear container with brown sugar in it

    Promising review: "GREAT!! I've been keeping house for 47 years and have never had anything like this. It's a great solution." –CB Jean

    Price: $12.99

    30. A nail strengthener with vitamin E that'll transform thin and brittle nails. After using it on its own for four weeks, you can use it as a base coat for manicures.

    a package of ella + mila nail strengthener

    Promising review: "If you are on the fence about buying this product, BUY IT. My nails were horrible. They wouldn't grow, they had ridges and would break often. I've used this product for three weeks and the transformation is AMAZING! I love that it's shiny too." –Susan

    Price: $10.49

    31. And a pack of acne patches you can stick onto a pesky blemish before you go to bed, and when you wake up, you'll have a visibly smaller pimple.


    Promising review: "Amazing. I put these on my blemishes and pimples and wear them overnight. They stay on all night and by the next morning, there is a considerable reduction in redness and size. It’s hard to believe something so simple can work so well." –Unknownmother

    Price: $7.99 for a pack of 24 patches

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