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33 Products Under $10 You'll Really And Truly Use All The Time

Let these budget items help you out with your day-to-day.

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1. Slow-cooker liners that'll make your set-it-and-forget-it routine even easier by making cleanup a snap!

I adore my slow cooker but hate cleaning up after using it. So I use these handy lil' bags. Read my full review (#4).Get a six-pack from Amazon for $3.03.
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I adore my slow cooker but hate cleaning up after using it. So I use these handy lil' bags. Read my full review (#4).

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $3.03.

2. A bottle of V.I.Poo for deadening treacherous toilet smells before they can happen.

I've used this before and it's very effective. Each bottle has up to 300 sprays for up to 100 uses.Promising review: "This product may have saved my marriage :) Every time my husband used the restroom before I would have to remind him to 'please spray' or 'courtesy flush.' It's deadly in there. Ever woken up to the smell of foul BM? It's not pleasant. NOW he sprays this in the bowl beforehand and voila, happy wife. No smell, no anger, just love, and a fresh bathroom. GET THIS!" —A. HansenGet it from Amazon for $5.67+ (available in five scents).
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I've used this before and it's very effective. Each bottle has up to 300 sprays for up to 100 uses.

Promising review: "This product may have saved my marriage :) Every time my husband used the restroom before I would have to remind him to 'please spray' or 'courtesy flush.' It's deadly in there. Ever woken up to the smell of foul BM? It's not pleasant. NOW he sprays this in the bowl beforehand and voila, happy wife. No smell, no anger, just love, and a fresh bathroom. GET THIS!" —A. Hansen

Get it from Amazon for $5.67+ (available in five scents).

3. Easy-glide shower hooks you'll be thankful for every morning when you groggily throw open your shower curtain.

I own these and they're totally smooth sailors. Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $4.98 (available in several finishes).
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I own these and they're totally smooth sailors.

Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $4.98 (available in several finishes).

4. A super powerful deodorant that won't make your precious pits break out into rashes.

I started using this stuff in middle school and used it into adulthood. I recently fell for the allure of cucumber-scented deodorant that promised to help make my armpits softer. Turns out, it broke me out into a rash and I'm back on Mitchum. And my friend who has about a million skin allergies swears by it too!Get it from Amazon for $5.34+ (available in five styles).
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I started using this stuff in middle school and used it into adulthood. I recently fell for the allure of cucumber-scented deodorant that promised to help make my armpits softer. Turns out, it broke me out into a rash and I'm back on Mitchum. And my friend who has about a million skin allergies swears by it too!

Get it from Amazon for $5.34+ (available in five styles).

5. A grocery bag carrier to keep in your car so you can make a few less trips from the driveway to the house with your grocery store haul.

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." —Alyssa R.Get two from Amazon for $9.99.
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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." —Alyssa R.

Get two from Amazon for $9.99.

6. Elastic shoelaces to loop into your everyday sneakers so you can slip into them in a jiff.

These are especially handy while going through airport security!Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 10 colors and sizes XS–L).
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These are especially handy while going through airport security!

Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 10 colors and sizes XS–L).

7. Sound-dampening door bumpers that'll keep everything from kitchen cabinets to closet doors from slamming while you go about your regular schedule.

I put these on my kitchen cabinet doors and sliding closet doors. They're fantastic!Get a 100-pack from Amazon for $5.48 (available in nine styles).
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I put these on my kitchen cabinet doors and sliding closet doors. They're fantastic!

Get a 100-pack from Amazon for $5.48 (available in nine styles).

8. A ~long~ bottle brush for getting every last spec of dirt out of your tall-neck water and wine bottles.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.
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Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

9. A coffee scoop/bag clip so clever, you'll wish you'd invented it yourself.

Get it from Amazon for $4.98.
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Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

10. Softgrip scissors to tear open boxes, zip through wrapping paper, and handle a number of other tasks, all without making your hand ache.

I don't know how Fiskars does it, but their scissors just work so much better than any other brand'sGet them from Amazon for $6.48.
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I don't know how Fiskars does it, but their scissors just work so much better than any other brand's

Get them from Amazon for $6.48.

11. A makeup-erasing washcloth — it'll be soft on your skin and tough on that waterproof mascara.

I have these! And even though they admittedly don't work as well as the original MakeupEraser, they doing a pretty swell job for a total bargain with an extra swipe or two. Get three from Amazon for $2.97.
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I have these! And even though they admittedly don't work as well as the original MakeupEraser, they doing a pretty swell job for a total bargain with an extra swipe or two.

Get three from Amazon for $2.97.

12. A cute sponge holder for letting air circulate for optimal drying after cleaning — which is something you *should* be doing regularly.

Get it from Amazon for $3.79.
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Get it from Amazon for $3.79.

13. And a highly rated makeup sponge in case you've been bad about washing your current one.

Promising review: "Cute, cheap, and works great to blend out foundation/concealer. It's not dense and expands when wet. It also washes easily, thank god, which I didn't think would be the case with my pale foundation on a black sponge. I only need to use normal Dove bar soap. I think I'll stick to this brand for Beautyblender dupes in the future. Their sponges work perfectly and are much prettier, (I'm not a bright fuschia kind of girl)." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $6.92.
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Promising review: "Cute, cheap, and works great to blend out foundation/concealer. It's not dense and expands when wet. It also washes easily, thank god, which I didn't think would be the case with my pale foundation on a black sponge. I only need to use normal Dove bar soap. I think I'll stick to this brand for Beautyblender dupes in the future. Their sponges work perfectly and are much prettier, (I'm not a bright fuschia kind of girl)." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $6.92.

14. Glass phone screen protectors that even YOU can DIY (I did!) and will protect your precious device every single day.

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Each of the protectors that come in a pack have lasted me about six months! Check out my review (#2).

Promising review: "I never post reviews, but this is a unique circumstance. I bought these screen protectors because they were cheap and came in a pack — probably not the best approach when trying to protect an $800 device. But, at the end of the day, these did exactly what they were supposed to do when a 15 lbs. dumbbell slipped out of my wife's hand and fell directly onto the screen. After telling my wife there was no way her screen didn't crack, I pulled back the cover to reveal a crack-free, fully intact screen. And that's why you buy screen protectors in packs!" —Geoffrey Forman

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

15. A setting powder made for oily skin to keep your T-zone looking like matte perfection despite every other factor.

Promising review: "A game-changer. When I put this on in the morning I apply it over all my face makeup, and it keeps my skin feeling fresh, smooth, and comfortable all day. It even keeps my bangs from looking greasy! If I forget it in the morning, by mid-afternoon I have a shiny, oily face. But I can still pat it on, using it as I would blotting papers, and this powder immediately mattifies and smoothes my skin. I prefer this over blotting papers. I haven't noticed any sort of residue. It's got a lovely, light lime sort of scent. This has become one of my most treasured cosmetic products" —Maggie RGet it from Amazon for $6.67.
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Promising review: "A game-changer. When I put this on in the morning I apply it over all my face makeup, and it keeps my skin feeling fresh, smooth, and comfortable all day. It even keeps my bangs from looking greasy! If I forget it in the morning, by mid-afternoon I have a shiny, oily face. But I can still pat it on, using it as I would blotting papers, and this powder immediately mattifies and smoothes my skin. I prefer this over blotting papers. I haven't noticed any sort of residue. It's got a lovely, light lime sort of scent. This has become one of my most treasured cosmetic products" —Maggie R

Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

16. A car garbage bag that'll help contain some of the mess that ends up on your backseat floor.

Get it from Amazon for $5.95.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

17. Ridiculously good writing pens for note taking and making some really awesome art.

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Promising review: "Here I am writing a review for a pen. A PEN! But these are great pens, I even used them to create 24 illustrations for my book The Mortuary Arts. These work as well for art as they do for writing, such a great flowing experience. I know, I know, it's just a pen, BUT it's the best pen, beyond going to more expensive handmade pens, that I've ever owned." —John Gregory Hancock

Get a five-pack from Amazon for $9.91+ (available in several colors and pack sizes).

18. A flexible sink caddy so you won't have to search for an MIA cleaning brush or sponge, only to discover it in a pool of water in a mountain of dirty dishes. Gross.

Get it from Amazon for $4.17+ (available in four colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $4.17+ (available in four colors).

19. A shampoo brush that'll help loosen buildup from styling products and make in-shower detangling a cinch.

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I wash my hair once or twice a week and this little brush works wonders in helping rid my scalp of dry shampoo buildup when shampooing, and then detangling while I let conditioner work its magic.

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!" —💜Kiki.L.G💜

Get it from Amazon for $3.23.

20. And a Wet Brush that'll do major things for unruly hair (and maybe save a few bucks of the detangling spray you normally use to douse your hair).

I also have one of these and its flexible bristles work their way to sort out tangles without hurting my thick head o' hair. Get it from Amazon for $7.48+ (available in four colors).
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I also have one of these and its flexible bristles work their way to sort out tangles without hurting my thick head o' hair.

Get it from Amazon for $7.48+ (available in four colors).

21. A phone-holding dino to make video chats and reading news stories so much easier on your over-used hand.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in several colors).
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in several colors).

22. Sheet suspenders for keeping your fitted sheet *right* where you want it, lest you roll yourself into a burrito during a night terror.

Get two from Amazon for $9.95.
Amazon

Get two from Amazon for $9.95.

23. An odor eliminator to toss in any place that's smelling slightly bad for some non-stop freshening power.

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

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

24. A fiery eyeshadow palette you'll find incredibly versatile for everyday wear!

Promising review: "This is a really outstanding duplicate! The colors are very pigmented and butter smooth. I'm in love, and the price totally can't be beaten! I admit that I was pretty skeptical, but I couldn't be happier. Definitely worth the buy!" —LWGet it from Amazon for $8.49.
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Promising review: "This is a really outstanding duplicate! The colors are very pigmented and butter smooth. I'm in love, and the price totally can't be beaten! I admit that I was pretty skeptical, but I couldn't be happier. Definitely worth the buy!" —LW

Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

25. Contoured eye masks for a blackout experience where you can still comfortably blink. Win-win!

Get two from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two color combos).
Amazon

Get two from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two color combos).

26. A tiny first-aid kit with 27 essentials because accidents can and will happen, and you should be prepared.

Includes three antiseptic wipes, two sting relief wipes, two packs of antibiotic ointment, six 1"x3" latex-free bandages, four small bandages, two butterfly bandages, two spot bandages, two knuckle bandages, one 2" safety pin, one 1" safety pin, one razor blade, and one reusable tin.Get it from Amazon for $6.99.
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Includes three antiseptic wipes, two sting relief wipes, two packs of antibiotic ointment, six 1"x3" latex-free bandages, four small bandages, two butterfly bandages, two spot bandages, two knuckle bandages, one 2" safety pin, one 1" safety pin, one razor blade, and one reusable tin.

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

27. A multipurpose lighter to put more (safe) space between your hand and whatever you're trying to light. Fancy matches are cool and all but this is a safer option!

Get them from Amazon for $7.99.
Amazon

Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

28. A legit travel mug that won't fail you when traffic or a packed inbox keep you from your caffeine consumption for longer than you intended.

The leak-proof lid means you can throw it in your backpack, no worries. Drinks stay hot as long as 7 hours and cold as long as 18 hours.Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in several colors and sizes).
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The leak-proof lid means you can throw it in your backpack, no worries. Drinks stay hot as long as 7 hours and cold as long as 18 hours.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in several colors and sizes).

29. Pencil pouches you can use to help organize small cords, beauty products, and yes, even pencils!

Get three from Amazon for $4.99.
Amazon

Get three from Amazon for $4.99.

30. An accordion file that'll come in handy for corralling bills, receipts, coupons, class notes, basically anything on paper.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four patterns).
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four patterns).

31. A bedside caddy to keep your nighttime essentials nearby, like your sleep mask and current read, to name a few things.

Get it from Amazon for $5.98+ (available in 10 colors).
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $5.98+ (available in 10 colors).

32. A mattifying makeup primer for a smooth finish that'll stay that way for so much longer.

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Promising review: "I am not one to leave reviews but this stuff deserves recognition! In my 32 years of life I have never had something that is supposed to control oil actually do its job. From the moment this stuff touched my face, I felt a difference! My face is extremely oily that by the time I walk out the house, my makeup is sitting on top of my face looking caked. This is the first time EVER, I had a primer leave my face matte with makeup on. Although I love my look with makeup, I hate what the oil does so I’m usually limiting my application to eyebrows and under eye. Although this is day one of use, my makeup has been on my face for almost four hours and I have yet to pull out my MAC blot powder or oil control sheet to touch things up. I am IMPRESSED and that is a major compliment considering I’ve literally tried everything on the market and this $5 product surpasses them ALL!!!" —Rose

Get it from Amazon for $5.03.

33. And a dog water bottle so you can stop carrying around a collapsible bowl and water bottle to keep your pup hydrated and ready for play.

Promising review: "Every time I (Harper) use(s) this Gulpy in public, I get multiple inquiries about it and always recommend them to come here on Amazon and buy one. This thing is amazing and so practical. The 20 oz. size fits plenty of water for a long walk or a day at the dog park. It does not leak at all when the drinking section is folded close. And it is so easy to carry; feels like a regular water bottle. There is a belt clip on it if you're into that sort of thing. The only downside is that you cannot pick the color that you will receive; we just lucked out and got blue. Overall, thank you for inventing this — it has been extremely useful!" —Kristen LisickiGet it from Amazon for $8.49.
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Promising review: "Every time I (Harper) use(s) this Gulpy in public, I get multiple inquiries about it and always recommend them to come here on Amazon and buy one. This thing is amazing and so practical. The 20 oz. size fits plenty of water for a long walk or a day at the dog park. It does not leak at all when the drinking section is folded close. And it is so easy to carry; feels like a regular water bottle. There is a belt clip on it if you're into that sort of thing. The only downside is that you cannot pick the color that you will receive; we just lucked out and got blue. Overall, thank you for inventing this — it has been extremely useful!" —Kristen Lisicki

Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

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