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    37 Things Under $10 That'll Help You Look More Pulled Together

    No one is gonna recognize the new, not-hot-mess, you.

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    1. A translucent setting powder for a lightweight way to keep your makeup in place.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love this powder. I've used more expensive ones in the past but this one takes the cake. It keeps my makeup on all day, even with my oily skin. I personally don't use the 'baking' method, but it keeps my face in place all day, even when I get hot and sweaty. Other reviewers are right, it does have an old lady/baby powder smell but it doesn't bother me very much. Once you've applied it to your face the smell disappears. I recommend it to all of my friends!" —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in six shades).

    2. A set of stain-removing Tide To-Go pens — you should know why! You'll know damn well why.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These were a lifesaver. I was walking to the bus and decided it was a great decision to drink coffee while walking. Like a scene from an infomercial, I spilled coffee all over my white shirt. Yes, the classic coffee on the white shirt. Luckily I had one of these in my bag (I put one in each of my most-used purses in anticipation of my clumsiness). I went into a store bathroom and quickly scrubbed the Tide To Go on my shirt. All of the coffee blobs went away and once the awkward wet splotches dried up, my shirt was perfectly white again. You've got yourself a big fan, Tide." —NAD

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.99.

    3. A pack of blotting papers so you can take the "mess" out of "hot mess."

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    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and used countless types of oil blotting sheets because they're lifesavers. THESE ARE AMAZING. Great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. Give these a try — completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use." —Kelsey

    Get a 100-sheet pack from Amazon for $6.95 (available in six scents).

    4. A pack of hydrocolloid, tea tree, calendula oil, and CICA-infused acne patches that'll easily blend into your skin while they spot treat your pimples.

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    Promising review: "The amount of gunk this took out of my pores AFTER washing and exfoliating my face is literally crazy!! I have very oily skin and acne (cystic and 'normal' acne). Also works great on popped pimples. Sucks all the crap out!!" —Amanda

    Get a pack of 40 patches from Amazon for $8.50 (available in small and extra large sizes).

    5. A sturdy little battery-operated fuzz remover so you can make sure your favorite sweater doesn't look like you hate it.

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    Promising review: "So I didn't think it through when I threw some dark shirts and sweaters in the wash with a couple of light towels. They came out with all those fuzzies. I ordered one of these based on the price and average customer review and I can see why this was rated so high. Takes two AA batteries and is very comfortable to hold. Since it's so portable, I just sat on the couch and shaved two shirts and a pair of cottony exercise pants while watching TV. I probably would have never worn these items (at least not outside the house!) again if it wasn't for this great little gadget." —Paula Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.80+ (available in eight colors).

    6. A ruched crew-neck T-shirt dress that'll look amazing dressed up with heels or down with your favorite sneakers.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Really cute dress! The one I received is not lined but the material is soft and not very see-through. I wore nude colored undies and you couldn’t see a thing. I’m 5’2”, 125 lbs., and the small fit perfectly — although it does ride up a little when you walk. If you are looking for a slightly looser fit then size up. The ruching on one side does wonders for shaping my waist and the pink color is gorgeous! The price is just right and much cheaper than other versions I’ve seen online. There are other versions from different sellers on Amazon at $20-$22 but the quality on this one is excellent and I’m glad I ordered it." —MizLis

    Get it from Amazon for $3.98+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in sven colors).

    7. A pack of DenTek slim brushes to get your lunch out of your teeth and make it okay to smile again.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I’m going to start off by noting that I hate flossing and have probably flossed a handful of times in my life — probably after eating popcorn because I was more annoyed than conscientious. Also worth noting, at 32 years old I still have never had a cavity but I know I’m pushing it. So I got these because they were cheap, looked cute, and thought maybe they’d inspire me to initiate a dental routine. I like them! They get into the gap between my teeth closest to the gum unless you have a gapped tooth they don’t really pull all the way through like floss. The bristles are gentle and the wire is soft. The only negative is that I do feel a little guilty about all those disposable plastic handles. I did use one brush for all my teeth and will make the pack last a long time." —Greta M.

    Get a pack of 32 from Amazon for $3.85.

    8. A reusable makeup-removing cloth, because nothing says I'm a mess more than waking up with leftover makeup all over your pillow (and under eyes) but this will help make it easier — you just need water!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I cannot believe it! Every once in a while you buy something that actually lives up to its promises! This super-soft little face towel takes off makeup, including stubborn eye makeup, in a couple of swipes without scrubbing at all. I don't know what makes it so effective; maybe it's made of millions of tiny little hands! but I am very impressed." —Donna Montalbano

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in eight colors).

    9. A professional-level teeth whitening kit for getting your pearly whites actually white in just a few uses.

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    Kit includes three syringes of teeth whitening gel, trays, and LED accelerator light.

    Promising review: "I really like this product, I have been using it for one week and have noticed a difference. What I like the most is that I have very sensitive teeth and have not had a problem with this whitening system as others I have tried in the past." —Maria S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.33.

    10. A pack of bra strap clips to help hold everything in place and stop you from doing the grab for your sliding straps every 20 seconds.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Since I started using these clips, I haven't had to pull up my straps a single time! I used to have to pull them back up a dozen times a day. No more. Now I can put on my bra and then just forget that it is there. I don't notice any change in the fit of my bra. I wear a large cup size and the last thing I wanted was to add to that. However, with the straps fully extended on my bra, I find the fit to be essentially the same as before. The only difference is that the straps stay in place. If you've ever struggled to keep your straps up, you owe it to yourself to try this product." —K. Howe

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in nine options).

    11. A pair of heel stoppers that'll keep your favorite shoes from sinking into the ground because we really don't need you tripping into a grassy field when, well, your heels sink into the ground.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I, unfortunately, forgot to put these on my shoes for the outdoor ceremony and pictures. My heels sunk into the grass and the heels also kept getting caught on my dress which was an intricate lace. Once I was back to the bridal suite, before heading back to the reception, I put these on and they worked fabulously. Not only did they prevent my heels from sinking into the ground, but they also protected my gown from the heels catching when I walked, which had been a huge unanticipated problem. They are slightly visible, but the delicate petal shape makes them pretty and unobtrusive. I absolutely recommend these and won't hesitate to use them in the future." —npview

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four sizes).

    12. A discrete silicone anti-slip eyeglass retainer you simply attach to the arms of your glasses so that you can stop the struggle of them sliding down your nose.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Both my husband with metal frames and my mother with plastic frames love these! My husband had a spot on his glasses with some numbers engraved on it that irritated the top of his ear. We thought this product would solve that problem and it did along with the slipping down his nose. They were instantly comfortable to wear. I decided to try on my elderly mother's glasses for the slipping problem and she was thrilled too. Said for once her bifocals seem to be where they were supposed to be as her glasses are always slipping out of place. No problems with catching on hair for either. Does take a bit of work to slip them on but they stretched enough to manage it. A great idea that works!" —Nancy A.

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    13. A matte finishing spray to help keep your makeup prisoner, even if you're dripping sweat.

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    Promising review: "I use this to set all my makeup at the very end, and immediately after I'm done with my eyebrows. I don't recommend going overboard on spraying this — if you spray about four pumps it works wonders. My makeup will last a good 12 hours, even in 90-degree weather." —Melinda Del Rio

    Get it from Amazon for $3.79.

    14. A pack of traceless hair ties perfect for getting your hair out of your way without messing up your 'do!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are life-changing. I ordered them on a whim looking for something less damaging than regular ponytails that still held well. I am a runner and need something that keeps my hair secure for long runs. I have long, fine hair and usually need two to three regular ponytails to get my hair secure for a run. My hair barely moved! I used one of these, wrapped around my hair three times to make a bun. There were no kinks in my hair when I took it out. These seriously work! I can't recommend them enough, I'll definitely be ordering more!" —Karen

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $6.99.

    15. A set of concealing blemish and undereye correctors so you always have perfect skin, even when you don't.

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    Promising review: "For me, the orange is an absolute necessity. Only one other product has ever been able to effectively hide my dark circles but the texture was too thick. So when I heard about this on YouTube I had to give it a try. Nearly six months later, I haven't turned back. In terms of under eyes, I always start with an eye cream to reduce creasing, then I apply primer, and then the orange corrector. I do my best to focus just on the DARKEST areas, and not the entire under-eye area. I find it helps to wipe a concealer brush against the applicator brush so that you can have more control over how much and where it is placed. After it's dry, I apply a light coat of foundation and lastly a light-colored concealer. I posted some unfiltered pictures of the before and after. The last was taken six hours after application. Also, I did not use any filter because I want to be able to show exactly what it looks like before and after." —Sam

    Get the pack of three from Amazon for $9.05.

    16. A Diamond Dazzle Stick to help polish your precious jewels and make them shine bright like...well, like a diamond.

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    Promising review: "Don't get me wrong, my wedding ring was gorgeous before. It did sparkle and still made me smile every day. However, after using this Diamond Dazzle Stick, oh my goodness! After one use my ring is absolutely breathtaking! I knew my ring got dirty now and then, simply from sweating and being outside in the elements. However, I never realized just how much dinge and schmutz marred my beautiful diamond until I cleaned it — it literally took my breath away with its fiery, dazzling brilliance! This thing is an amazing value with mind-blowing, beautiful results!" —liltreeclimber

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    Check out our full review of Diamond Dazzle Stick.

    17. A pack of facial and eyebrow razors that'll help shape your eyebrows, remove fine hairs, and smooth your skin.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love 💕 these little razors for all that peach 🍑 fuzz. My face looks so smooth now!!! They’re really easy to use. I had no idea there was such a product! My esthetician used something similar on my face and I thought 💭 I can do that!! So glad I found it!" —Patti16

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    18. A microplane foot file to easily remove that dry cracked skin from your feet.

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    Promising review: "This thing is pretty amazing. I was skeptical for sure, as I've tried all kinds of lotions, balms, and stone-based products, none of which helped my heels whatsoever. I have worn socks to bed for years, because if I don't the sheets hardly last a week before they have holes rubbed through them. My wife ordered this mini cheese grater and after two minutes — two minutes!! — of rubbing on my heel, it's a complete 180. I never would have believed it until I tried it myself. Crazy. Well worth double what it costs. There were already a lot of gross pictures on reviews here, so I thought I would add my before/after pics as well." —LBK

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two colors).

    19. A set of adorable hair clips can upgrade your 'do but also serve as a great way to keep your hair out of your face.

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    Promising review: "Loving these! Just got them and the assortment is perfect! They make me excited to play with new looks!" —tyson revell

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $8.99.

    20. A double-sided nail buffer to create a topcoat shine so blinding that you'll need sunglasses to look at your finger tips — plus the shine can last up to three days.

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    Promising review: "Excellent product. I never use nail polish and love a buff to my nails. This doesn't do typical damage as a regular buff can. This SHINES wonderfully and it lasts past washing and oiling that I do every day. I even had a broken nail and it shined it to the edge and under. Normally if it's broken so short a typical buff device is too stiff to accomplish the job by the nailbed. So good I bought a bunch as I keep nail items (nippers, files, oil, and clipper) in all cars and sink areas." —BubbasGal

    Get it from Amazon for $4.26.

    21. A very awesome detangling brush you can use to tame your locks — messy hair...you should care, maybe just a little.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the second brush I have bought like this for the purpose of gentler brushing and easier removal of tangles. I have also noticed that because it is gentler I do not end up pulling out as much hair as I do with traditional brushes. I would recommend this brush for any length of hair. The rule of thumb of starting at the ends is key! I don't know if my daughter is just tough or if it's because of the brush but she hardly ever fusses to have her hair brushed." —Learning Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    22. A roll of fashion tape to make sure the only nip slips you experience are the ones you plan — plus it's also great for closing that chest gap in your button-ups.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Fantastic product!! I purchased this to use on a low-cut evening gown. I taped the neckline down to my skin and danced the night away for hours with no issues! The dress looked great, I was comfortable, and did not have to worry about flashing anyone due to a wardrobe malfunction. I would HIGHLY recommend." —FL Runner

    Get a 20-foot roll from Amazon for $8.

    23. A sleek watch, because nothing will say "I am on top of my shit" more than just showing up on time.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great value! I enjoy watches and have some very expensive and some very cheap like this. There is no comparison for higher-end watches, but the average eye could not tell the difference between this watch and other more expensive. I love it for the price! It took a long time to ship, but well worth the wait!" —AJC

    Get it from Amazon for $7.48+ (available in 13 designs).

    24. A holy-grail dry shampoo so it can seem like you've washed your hair more than once in the last two weeks.

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    Promising review: "This dry shampoo is A-MAZ-ING! I only wash my hair about two days a week now and it always looks great thanks to this dry shampoo." —D Paige

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. A statement layering piece, because some days are T-shirt-and-jeans days that just need a little help.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this! Hands down my favorite item for the summer. The fabric is lightweight, so it doesn't feel like you are adding another layer to your attire but rather adding an element of drama and fun. This will elevate the simplest outfit and makes for a great transition from day to night. I purchased a 3X, but could def go down a size (as echoed by other reviews). This is def a must-have." —Miami4Life

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in sizes S-5X and in 23 prints).

    26. A multi-pocketed handbag organizer to help you keep your purse from turning into a black pit of despair and save you from calling in a search party every time you need to find your keys.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love how my purse looks more organized. I had a whole bunch of bags, as you can see in the picture, but now it's all contained and with easy access." —FCM

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in 26 colors).

    27. A simple, fresh, and clean cotton T-shirt — I'm telling you, nothing can be more refreshing than a crisp tee styled with your favorite pieces.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm 5'8 and usually a size 14-16 (1X) top and this 2X shirt was just loose enough to be casual without being baggy. I purchased both black and white as basic staples for my wardrobe. These are great for pairing with shorter jackets, jeans, or skirts and also for layering. The white tee is not sheer if worn with a skin-colored bra, and even paired with a black bra, the outline is just barely visible. These tees are cut straight up and down and fit basically like a men's undershirt, so if you are looking for something that is more of a boxy fit, this is ideal, but not if you want a shirt that's tapered at the waist." —MahNaz

    Get it from Amazon for $5.34+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in 14 colors).

    28. A sparkling pair of statement earrings to add a pop of color, even when you're feeling like a head-to-toe gray look on the inside.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Super pretty! They are a little bigger than I expected but not in a bad way. They provide lots of glam. I sell makeup and these are so cute for vendor shows!" —Jen

    Get it from Amazon for $8.30+ (available in pink and black).

    29. A really great waterproof eyeliner, because that smudged eye-makeup look is not an ideal way to go about your day.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I needed to find a new eyeliner that stayed all day even through my hard workouts. Sometimes I get a midday workout in and don't have enough time to shower and reapply makeup, so I usually just shower. Since this one was the right price and had good reviews I thought why not? I tested it out today and was really surprised. Most eyeliners I wear are gone by 3 or 4 p.m. or at the very least shot after my workout. This eyeliner stayed on! I will def buy again. The only liner that stays." —Beth

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in black and brown).

    30. A sturdy casual belt that will, quite literally, pull your look together.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this belt. It is incredibly versatile and can be worn with a wide variety of outfits. It fits well and stays in place perfectly for all-day wear. It holds up well to a lot of wear and is very stylish. I highly recommend it." —Jennifer L. Gorczynski

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97+ (available in sizes 27"-48" and in 12 colors).

    31. A pair of sunnies for help hiding those I-stayed-out-all-night under-eye bags.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These sunglasses are absolutely stunning off and on. I really like the style of the frame and detail. Best yet they are lightweight so you don’t feel like you have anything sitting on the bridge of your nose. I’m in Southern Cali where the sun is bright and the protection for the eyes was perfect. As a bonus, you get a hard and soft sleeve to carry and protect the sunglasses. I highly recommend these!" —Katy B.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in rose gold and black).

    32. A long-lasting and cruelty-free eyebrow gel to help frame your face in the best possible way.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am a victim of the '90s. I plucked all my eyebrows out and as an adult am left with not much. It's hard for me to find a brow product that gives the illusion of the eyebrows I just don't have. This, THIS! This is AMAZING!!! I am so excited!! I'm completely having a cow about how good my eyebrows look! I got taupe, put it on, powdered with loose translucent powder, touched up, and ran the spoolie through. I might cry I am so happy! Thank you, thank you, thank you. I HAVE EYEBROWS!!!" —Duchess

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

    33. An elegant scarf that'll help elevate your denim-jacket style.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It is just WOW! It looks expensive until someone touches the fabric. Love the print. It is just like in the picture." —F. Ali

    Get it from Amazon for $3.13 (available in nine colors).

    34. A very pigmented blush to cover up that "I'm dead inside" feeling with a nice and subtle radiant glow.

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    Promising review: "Still my favorite blush years later. Looks so natural and pretty with its glowy finish. It wears off eventually but that’s to be expected, especially since I don’t wear foundation. I reach for it EVERY time I want to wear blush." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.64+ (available in nine shades).

    35. A classic cotton button-up you'll look totally polished in and can use for nearly any event in your life — work, going out, errands...the list goes on and on and it all depends on how you style it.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Reviewers point out that if you're on the bustier side make sure to size up and they also note that this isn't a wrinkle-resistant shirt, so make sure to steam or iron it before wear. I'm a 36DD and the XL worked great for giving me a loser button-up shirt look.

    Promising review: "This shirt definitely fits as expected. I am 140 lbs, 5'4", and I usually wear a medium. I took a risk since so many people said they run small, but it fits perfectly — don't listen to the reviews saying otherwise! I even have a large chest, which can be an issue, but there's no pulling in the chest area. Quality material and very comfortable." —Alanna Edwards

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 22 colors).

    36. A ceramic flat iron, because sometimes you just need a little help getting your mane to look like it doesn't have a family of birds living in it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a good straightener for the price. It heats up fast, doesn't get too hot on the outside, and straightens hair. The size is perfect as well — it doesn't clutter my counter but it's still big enough to get the job done." —Megan Bryant

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    37. And a color-changing aloe lipstick capable of making your pout look like you woke up like that.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This product makes your lips so soft and doesn't have an irritating smell. I usually can't wear lipsticks because the smell drives me nuts, or it makes my lips feel gross. But this feels like Chapstick, with a slight pinkish tint. Perfect for people who want a touch of color to their lip balm." —AGilmore

    Get it from Amazon for $2.69.

    When people see the new polished and put-together you...

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