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    Updated Jun 11, 2019

    33 Inexpensive Things That’ll Help You Save Money If You’re Totally Broke

    Budgeting is hard — let these things save $$$ for you.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A stainless steel coffee filter so you can stop using paper filters, which just pile up in both waste *and* spending. One less thing you need on your grocery list. Plus! This actually improves the taste and aroma of your coffee — win, win, WIN.

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    It's designed to fit most carafes ($19.99 on Amazon) or coffee pots and has a ~dual filter~ construction (high quality mesh inside and a laser-cut filter outside) to bring out bolder flavors in coffee you already have.

    Promising review: "This is my third reusable filter. I have two others from other brands but this one is the best — it's amazing at providing the right drainage rate for the best cup of coffee. I had a suspicion my original one drained too slowly (bitter coffee, even with course grind). This one is beautiful and does, as they say, drain at the best rate! You're going to taste all of the coffee flavors with this!" —Sarah B.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three colors).

    Or! Get a pack of four reusable K Cups from Amazon for $9.95.

    2. A set of bamboo makeup-removing pads for yet another thing to cross off your shopping list. They're extra gentle and soft, only need warm water to remove makeup, and can be tossed in the laundry! Now you have more money for Sephora...I mean food.

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    They come with a mesh laundry bag to protect them when you toss 'em in the wash.

    Promising review: "These cloths are super soft, and perfect for removing makeup, cleansing with micellar water, or applying toner. I like these better than washcloths, because they are not abrasive at all (don't buy these if you were hoping for a little exfoliation). They are easily washable and nicely absorbent. I go through a lot of cotton squares in my skincare routine, and I wanted to be less wasteful. These are a great solution. I am planning on buying more, because 12 isn't enough!" —Steve P

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in five color combinations).

    See what won best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    3. A duo of Rubbermaid produce-saving containers, because these'll extend the life of your groceries (particularly helpful if you're shopping for one). Your veggies can last up to TWO WEEKS in these bbs, which'll help cut down on how much you need to buy each week.

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    Promising review: "I wish I would have gotten these sooner. I bought strawberries for my children, and then I forgot about them. I found them in the back of the refrigerator almost TWO WEEKS later, and they were still good. The real miracle is how long it keeps zucchini. Zucchini starts to get mushy in the crisper drawer after just a few days. Again, these miracle containers have kept it fresh for close to two weeks now. I've kept cut lettuce, cut cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, zucchini, sliced bell peppers, strawberries, blackberries, cut jicama, and carrots in these containers. I've had fantastic results with all of them." —Laura

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.99.

    To learn more, check out "These Miracle Plastic Containers Keep Berries Day-One Fresh For Almost 2 Weeks".

    4. A TubShroom that'll catch hair, product residue, and whatever the heck else happens in the shower to prevent clogged drains. Meaning you won't have to pay for someone to help you unclog your shower (or have to buy Drano).

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    Just put the Tubshroom in your drain and pop it out to clean every so often. It's made of silicone so you can easily wipe away all that gross hair and who knows what else before you lose your cool. And if you *do* need to unclog your drains, a little Drano ($7.67 on Amazon) should do the trick — no professional help needed.

    Promising review: "I held off reviewing this to see how it worked over the course of a month or so. My first though is, 'how are my husband and I not bald?'. Seriously, I empty this thing every other day (see nastily graphic photo below) and it is always completely gunked up with hair and goo of all types. I was impressed by the sheer amount of hair and other stuff this thing captured. Yes, clean up is disgusting. Pull it out with a paper towel and clean it off with another one. It's flexible, so the gunk come off easily." —LT

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in six colors).

    To learn more, check out a BuzzFeed director's full review in "9 Life-Changing Things To Try In February" (#3).

    5. A pack of Shout dye-trapping sheets so you can throw your colored *and* white laundry in the wash together, thanks to how these lock up loose dyes found in the water. Fewer loads of laundry = lower water and energy bill.

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    Promising review: "These are an absolute necessity in my house! I have two little girls and I never have enough of their dirty clothes to do loads separated by color. I Just throw everything in together (yes, even reds and white) and nothing ever bleeds onto the other. My husband does his own laundry too (he isn't the best at separating), and this saved him when a red sock accidentally made its way into the whites. If you do laundry, you need these!" —Shannon Schneider

    Get a pack of 72 from Amazon for $10.44.

    6. A menstrual cup for freeing you from uncomfortable tampons, saving you moolah, and decreasing the amount of times you need to ~freshen up~. Honestly, if it wasn't for the whole period thing this bb would purely be a delight.

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    It's reusable — some people hand-wash theirs, but if that's a big no from you then pop it in a pot of (supervised) boiling water.

    Promising review: "I have been wanting to try a menstrual cup for a few months now, but have been afraid to buy one. They seem so huge! I am a long time tampon user (regulars only) and for the past few years I have been having problems with them. They've been making me feel sore inside. I finally broke down and bought one. It arrived the day before my cycle and the first time I inserted it, it fit like a glove! I know that I'm probably one of the lucky few that didn't have to practice with it, but I am amazed how you actually can't feel it. I have had no leaks and although I can't speak about heavy periods, on my first day a regular tampon gets changed every three and a half hours and when I dumped this after 4 p.m. it was barely halfway full. If you don't mind a little more cleanup and are tired of smelly cycles and dryness, definitely give this a try." —jessica b

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in three sizes and 13 colors).

    Nervous to make the switch from tampons? Check out "37 Menstrual Cup Tips From People Who Actually Use Them" to learn everything you'll need to know.

    7. A rapid egg cooker, because these quickly make your new favorite cheap and easy snack. It can cook up to six hard boiled eggs, which'll tide you over at work and keep you away from the vending machine.

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    Promising review: "This thing is NO JOKE the easiest thing I've ever used in my life. Pretty sure it's idiot-proof. And I'm an idiot in the kitchen. I love hard-boiled eggs, but I'm the kind of cooking-illiterate person who can't even boil water right. So I bought this puppy, read the directions carefully, got six eggs, and in 15 minutes, the buzzer went off and VOILÀ! Hard boiled eggs! They were perfectly cooked, nice and yellow in the centers, and tasted awesome. I'm going to make a bunch more and use them as quick snacks. This appliance is so great and cheap! I couldn't believe how well it worked." —Emily

    Get it from Amazon for $18.96+ (available in five colors).

    8. A cold brew maker that'll nix overspending at Starbucks every morning — look at you, budget! It tastes the same, has the same amount of caffeine (priorities), and gives you spending money for fun things like traveling or...refilling your laundry card 😐.

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    Promising review: "I don't know how I ever functioned without this. It's my first cold coffee brewer. I'm usually a daily drive thru cold coffee drinker. I haven't purchased a coffee for two weeks since having this! I found it super easy to brew. I haven't had a single coffee ground get through the filter, and I used fine ground coffee that I found on clearance just to try it. I usually just add milk and a flavored liquid creamer. I also made a simple syrup (equal parts water and sugar, and added in good vanilla extract when I removed it from the heat) and use that with a little milk sometimes. I haven't made a single glass of iced coffee that I couldn't drink. So simple! Don't hesitate to try it!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in three sizes).

    To learn more, check out "If You Drink Iced Coffee Year Round, You Need This Under-$20 Cold Brew Maker". And! See what won best cold brew makers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    9. And! A pack of Neuro energy gum so you can get your midday caffeine fix *without* a coffee run. Its formula of green tea caffeine, vitamin B6 (for your mood), and vitamin B12 (for your energy) work together to get you energized, minus the usual jitters or crashing.

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    Promising review: "As a medical student this has been an amazing addition to my daily study regimen. It gives me the same amazing boost as the Diet Coke and coffee I used to chug, but without the jitters, crash/headache, or teeth-staining. It's become my new go-to for staying awake and alert in the OR or on the wards. I highly recommend for anyone who needs a pick-me-up, but doesn't want that 'wired' sensation you get from coffee." —R. Sardesai

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $21.

    Check out why a BuzzFeed editor swears by this in "Literally Just 10 Products We Really Love Right Now" (#2).

    10. A habit-tracking calendar for both short-term and long-term goals so you'll be better about your spending. This'll actually help you watch your progress so things like "pay more than my minimum credit card bill" seem attainable.

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    Each month has a theme to inspire you to make even more productivity goals, not just finances! Basically you just write something you'd like to achieve (be better about laundry) and mark each day that you accomplished it. Plus, it's year-less so you can jump in whenever.

    Promising review: "Tracking time is something people always talk about, but rarely do. Time is to much of an ambiguous concept that feels like a multi-head hydra. I don't know about other folks but I am visual. I need to see a physical representation. Habits are hard to start and harder to break. I like that this calendar can be customized and placed on your desk to 'gently' remind you about your goals. All in all, it's a great habit calendar that keeps you on track." —LEJ

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    11. A bottle of Fanola purple shampoo for brightening your hair and reducing brassiness in just one to three minutes. Translation: you get to maintain platinum blonde tresses so you can put off going to the pricey salon much longer than usual.

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    Just don't use it for more than three minutes (once a week), because then your hair will turn lavender (unless you're into that, which some reviewers are!!!).

    Promising review: "I'm not one to leave reviews, but this product deserves it! Holy cow! I was going to go into the salon to brighten my hair up, but after discovering this product I cancelled my appointment. I'm totally in love! This shampoo is not drying at all and just after two washes I achieved my desired results! I can't recommend it enough!" —Rachael

    Get it from Amazon for $10.35+ (available in six sizes).

    For more info, check out "If You Color Your Hair Blonde, You Need This Purple Shampoo".

    12. A vacuum wine stopper, because this'll let you reseal bottles instead of finishing it to avoid wasting precious vino. Your wine spending probably just decreased by half.

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    This vacuum wine stopper comes with a pump to remove all the air out of the bottle before capping it! When you hear a *click* you know it's sealed.

    Promising review: "This is a cheap way to extend the life of your wine and not feel like you need to drink the entire bottle in one sitting. Maybe you don't 'need' to, but this will help. After I open a bottle, immediately vacuum the bottle. It will easily be fresh the second day. I can't taste a discernible difference between the first opening and second day. It holds up well a third day later also." —SC

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

    To learn more about this, check out "If You Like Wine, Boy Do You Need This Vacuum-Sealing Bottle Stopper".

    13. An order from Fresh Direct (an online grocery store) so you're more encouraged to food shop, instead of getting takeout AGAIN — so expensive over time. There are even freshly prepared meals for one if you just KNOW you are never going to cook. If you can order takeout, you can order groceries.

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    Everything you can get at a grocery store is here! And it's all delivered right to your door. BLESS.

    Create an account or first browse their selections to start your grocery shopping!

    14. A charcoal toothpaste for brightening your teeth without any pricey whitening sessions (they usually cost around $100+). This'll reduce yellowing and requires nothing more than regular brushing.

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    It contains organic activated coconut charcoal, baking soda, tea tree oil, coconut oil, Xylitol, and spearmint oil to both remove stains and freshen your breath!

    Promising review: "This toothpaste is seriously amazing and exceeded my expectations. I have sensitive teeth and have tried using whitening strips, which all make my teeth and gums hurt. Not to mention, the strips are uncomfortable and taste awful. I'd pretty much lost hope, because even certain whitening toothpastes made my gums and teeth hurt and gave minimal results. After one time of using this toothpaste, I saw instant whitening results. It tastes minty and clean, and because of the natural ingredients, it's gentle and did not cause any pain or extra sensitivity to my teeth or gums. After just three days, my teeth were so noticeably white that my coworkers were even commenting and asking what I use. This will always be my go-to from now on!" —Amelia

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two flavors).

    See what won best teeth whiteners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    15. A bottle-emptying kit, because now you'll get EVERY 👏 LAST 👏 DROP 👏 of your favorite salad dressing, shampoo, hand lotion, whatever — anything to prolong buying more at the store.

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    You just replace the original bottle cap with this!

    Promising review: "I will never fight with a pump bottle again. As soon as it gets difficult to pump anything out of any bottle, I will waste no time in 'flipping it.' I'm so glad someone created this. Upside-down bottles are such a small annoyance in life, but this simple solution really means a lot. 100% worth the price." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.99.

    16. And! A Spatty set (from Shark Tank!) that'll dig out every remaining bit of product so you don't have to invest in more foundation *just* yet.

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    You'll get a Spatty (mini spatula) to scrape out makeup or other smaller bottled products, and a Spatty Daddy (large spatula) to make the most out of big containers like peanut butter or shampoo.

    Promising review: "These spatulas are awesome! You never really realize how much product (be it foundation, lotion, or any food from a jar) you leave behind and toss when you cant get the rest out easily. BUT never fear, these handy spatulas are the perfect lil' doodads to get the job done! So far I have made one bottle of foundation that I was about to toss last incredibly longer than I would expect. Honestly, this is one of those tools you'd wish you had come up with yourself and wont regret coughing up the small amount of dough for, because in the long run it will pay for itself over and over. Seriously, even a cheap foundation or good size bottle of lotion is $10 so if you can finally use up all the stuff in those pesky bottles, it's totally worth it!" —Miranda

    Get it from Amazon for $11.70+ (available in two colors).

    17. A collection of compression packing cubes so you can squeeze everything into a carry-on bag on your next hard-earned trip. What are we going to do, check our suitcase?! Please.

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    Promising review: "I travel frequently for work and am a serious over-packer. I typically pack business casual items, day wear, and pajamas. In other words, my suitcase is always a mess and usually I need to pack and check a much larger suitcase than I actually need. I am seriously in love with this. I seriously just packed at least 10 outfits and a weeks-worth of PJs in my CARRY-ON — with room for like four winter sweaters. I feel like a legit travel rockstar. The compression set itself is beautiful. I love the colors and images. The material feels amazing, the zippers are super sturdy, and the seams are holding rock solid. Well-worth the money. I'll be buying more to pack away my seasonal wardrobe." —shayla walsh

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $22.97.

    18. A mini fabric steamer for maintaining a ~crisp appearance~ despite never paying a single dry-cleaning bill. The small design makes it easy to use, but it's powerful enough to have you out the door pronto.

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    Promising review: "I am beyond thrilled with this little gizmo. It has worked wonders on everything in my closet from delicate chiffon and poly-blends, to heavier cotton and wool-blends. I have even steamed stubborn wrinkles from blazers and purses and linen. I considered purchasing a larger steamer, but they tend to be clumsy, heavy and difficult to maneuver. This steamer is perfect. And for frequent refills, I simply keep a pitcher of water nearby. For the price, you can't beat it." —Savvy Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    To learn more, check out "I’m Not Joking, This Mini Clothing Steamer Will Help You Be A Better Adult".

    19. A bottle of Acure brightening facial scrub, because this'll brighten your complexion (a goal that people usually think needs 10,000 steps and products) from face wash *alone*. Consider this your new go-to to exfoliate away excess oil and treat breakouts — all while bringing out a clear, glowing complexion from underneath. One cheap product > expensive regimens.

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    Its vegan formula helps to stimulate new cell growth with a chlorella growth factor. And it's cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "This stuff is a lifesaver. Recently my doctor put me on steroids to clear up my allergies. I immediately started breaking out like I was 15 again (it was one of the side effects). I didn't have a good exfoliator and this one had such good reviews that i decided to try it out. It really works! In eight days my skin was almost back to normal and it felt clean as can be! My dark acne spots were significantly lighter and all the little bumps I had were gone. Will be buying this from here on out." —janelle

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. A multi-purpose cleaning solution that'll treat just about everything under the sun: rust, burnt pans, stained tubs, worn-down sinks, even Sharpie marks (!!!). Translation: you can get everything to look like new, instead of replacing things the minute they look worn-down.

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    Promising review: "I was so bummed when I scratched up my pretty white sink with pots and pans. I thought I'd need to have it replaced or try to sand it and refinish it somehow, but I bought this stuff as a last ditch effort to fix it myself. It takes some elbow grease to make them go away, the scratches don't just wipe off, but if you scrub at them for a few minutes they melt away pretty quickly. After two rounds my sink looks nearly brand new again. It also worked on a few mineral stains in my bathtub that I thought were permanent after soft scrub failed to remove them. Again, a little of this stuff, the scrubby side of a blue sponge, a little bit of effort and they were gone!" —Dan Borden

    Get it from Amazon for $8.69.

    To learn more about this, check out "You Can Use This All-Purpose Cleanser To Basically Clean Your Entire House".

    21. A window fan so you can easily cut down on your air conditioning bill by using this to cool off your place. Anyone who's afraid to turn their A.C. on for even two minutes needs this.

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    Promising review: "This is a great alternative to having the AC on. It works very well at bringing in the cool night air quickly to cool off our master bedroom. It can also be flipped around to be an exhaust fan. I even bought another one to cool off another room in the house. A great buy." —Targetshopper

    Get it from Target for $22.49.

    22. And! A mini dehumidifier for extracting excess water in the air and decreasing uncomfortable dampness — all without that high, high A.C. bill.

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    It has a safety automatic shut-off and a 16 ounce capacity tank to extract up to 8.8 ounces of moisture daily.

    Promising review: "I am a full time RV'er and this is the perfect size to handle random humidity in my RV. The bathroom moisture and kitchen odors are gone! I just discovered a small leak in my roof and this is drying the room beautifully. It's a must-have for an RV where unchecked moisture leads to lingering odor and mold. It's easy to operate, has auto shut-off, and is easily emptied." —Lisa Prosen

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in four sizes).

    23. A wine stain–removing spray to take care of not-so-ruined clothing or furniture whenever a night goes a little *sour*. This'll spritz the mess away so you can pretend like it never happened — no need to replace your precious sofa.

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    Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. It has a fantastic citrus scent and takes care of any stain (not just wine) so fast and so efficiently, it's become a party trick. I have seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate how great it is to a friend once. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has lasted us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." —Melanie Nolen

    Get it from Amazon for $5.92.

    To learn more about this, check out "14 Stain Removal Hacks We Know Actually Work Because We Tried Them".

    24. A roll of eco-friendly, reusable bamboo towels, because you can finally stop overspending on regular paper towels and clean up messes a whole lot faster thanks to the absorbent material. Eco conscious AND saving money? Nobody pinch me.

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    They're made from sustainable, organic bamboo — one roll replaces 60 paper towel rolls. Plus they're machine-washable and SUPER strong! They can be used ~120+ times~ before discarding.

    Promising review: "I frickin' love this. These are great for those times you need a paper towel but don't want to create all the waste to throw it out. They're definitely a lot thicker than a normal paper towel, but function just as well for being easy to crumple up or soak up liquid. I've found these especially helpful for tasks that used to waste a lot of paper towels because towels didn't work for it: like cleaning the litter box, cleaning the bathroom, placing in the microwave to catch spills, cleaning up pet messes, and so on. I've already run some of them through the wash probably five to seven times and they remain just as useful as before." —Caz

    Get a set of 20 from Amazon for $8.99.

    25. A key-hiding case that'll prevent you from getting locked out of your house ever again. Note: Calling the locksmith is EXPENSIVE.

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    Fill it with an extra key and some emergency cash and push it into a spot in the ground. It'll look just like a sprinkler!

    Promising review: "I really like this item. I needed somewhere to find my key outside, because the kids always get locked out. This is very discreet, I don’t think anyone would imagine there is a key inside of it. As others have stated, there is a nice clip to hold the key. This will make it harder for the kids to lose the key. I liked it so much, my family asked to buy them one as well. For the price, this is a great buy." —Antonio Rospigliosi

    Get it from Amazon for $6.80.

    26. A pack of wool dryer balls so you can not only enjoy super soft clothing and reduce wrinkling, but also cut down on drying time (hello, cheaper electric bill).

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    Promising review: "I should have bought these a hundred years ago! My clothes dry faster and are nice and super soft, and it beats the wrinkles out of everything so if you grab your clothes the second the dryer stops everything look like you ironed it. You will save on power with these so they easily pay for themselves." —William A.

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $5.49+ (available in three sizes).

    27. A mini knife sharpener for bringing those inexpensive knives you've had since freshman year of college back to pristine condition. No need to go out and buy a fancier set.

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    Promising review: "I bought more than a dozen Victorinox steak and kitchen knives over 15 years ago and they have been great knives. But they’ve been getting dull over the years and I believed I couldn’t sharpen them because they have the wavy blades, but I was mistaken. This stone does a fantastic job and after a quick 20 pulls across the steel (rough) and then ceramic stones my knives were 200% sharper. Now I try to pull them over the ceramic sharpener a few times each time I wash them. They’re essentially brand-new knives again. " —J&A

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

    To learn more about it, check out "This Lil' Knife Sharpener Will Transform Your Trash Knives For Under $6".

    28. And! An inexpensive knife set, because this'll prove you don't need to splurge if you *are* looking to upgrade your current cookware.

    Macy's

    They have high-performance carbon steel blades and pakkawood handles. You'll get a paring knife, utility knife, and a chef knife (all with blade guards).

    Get them from BuzzFeed's Goodul collection, exclusively at Macy's for $23.93 (originally $57.93).

    See what won best chef knives on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    29. An Ecotools makeup brush cleansing–shampoo that'll extend the ~shelf life~ of your brushes by washing away months (years?) of buildup and conditioning their bristles back to their original form in a matter of minutes.

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    Did I mention it's all-natural and cruelty-free?

    Promising review: "This stuff is great. I had never cleaned my brushes before (gross, I know) and this stuff got them so clean so fast. I didn't even remember most brushes were two-toned because they were all makeup colored for so long. I can't believe the nastiness that came off my brushes. I was putting all that old stuff all over my face!" —Echo

    Get it from Amazon for $5.23.

    30. A wood polisher so you can undo any surface scratches the minute they happen, aka you'll avoid any unexpected charges from your good old landlord. AND you won't have to replace $$$ furniture!

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    Plus it feeds your wood protective carnauba wax and beeswax to give it some ~luster~ and extend its lifetime.

    Promising review: "OMG! This is the most AMAZING product! We inherited some antique furniture from the '30s that had been in storage forever. It was dry, dirty, and not much to look at. I used this product on it and the oak wood literally came alive, showing the beautiful grain and texture of the wood. I have since used it on my oak kitchen cabinets and they look AMAZING! I will never use anything else other than this product on my wood surfaces! No greasy feel, just a fantastic smell!" —Tiffany Sadowski

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    To learn more, check out "This Wood Polish's Before-And-After Photos Will Make You A Believer".

    31. A pack of cleaning wipes for undoing any possible damage on your leather or suede boots from walking through mud, salt, you name it. Spending less than $10 on these > having to invest in another pair of boots.

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    Btw, they also work on bags and car seats!

    Promising review: "This worked perfectly on black suede booties. I splattered some creamy soup on them two months ago. I couldn't find anything that removed the stain. I tried these wipes as a last-ditch effort. I can't believe it, they look brand-new!! Stains came right out with very little effort." —AAD

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $8.19.

    32. A stackable bento box to encourage you to actually meal prep (and perhaps even get creative with your lunches). Pretty layout = humblebrag Insta. Oh, and I guess saving money, but mainly the former reason.

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    Promising review: "I've been through quite a few different styles of bento boxes. This one though, hands down, is the best of the bunch. Each compartment has a vacuum-type seal holding the lids down, and doesn't to leak at all. After several months of use, the band seems to be holding up just fine. Cleanup is easy and so far the plastic has not been 'stained' by any foods kept inside." —Nathan S.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95 (available in two colors).

    33. A mold and mildew remover, because this'll restore your grout, tiles, tub, shower, and sinks quickly and easily and prevent any remodeling or repair charges.

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    Promising review: "I am almost in tears writing this review right now. For almost two years I've been dealing with mold and mildew in my bathroom. It's covering the walls, the caulk in the bathtub, and the baseboards. I've spent so much money on bleach sprays and mold killers that didn't work. I almost gave up and moved out. I bought this as a last resort and I can't believe how well it's working!!! My tub is nearly spotless and the walls are coming clean, as well. I am so grateful to this brand and product." —Jessica N

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Because this is how it usually feels when we get our paycheck:

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