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    30 Things Under $10 That'll Never Stop Being Useful

    First thing they'll do: save you lots and lots of moolah.

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    1. A pack of water bottle–cleaning tablets that'll FINALLY reach the bottom of yours without the need for scrubbing — goodbye mysterious smell.

    2. A pack of makeup removing cloths so you can wipe even waterproof eyeliner and mascara away faster than you can dive into bed — not to mention this'll save you $$$ on disposal makeup wipes.

    3. A pack of super-thick hair bands for successfully holding especially heavy, curly, and full hair. If you spend every day battling to keep your ponytail in place, prepare to be SHOOK.

    4. A Maybelline under-eye concealer, because this'll make treating dark circles so simple it won't even feel like an extra step. Look who's drinking water and sleeping! At least so it seems.

    5. A wine stain removing spray that'll help avoid any nights out from going sour. But if you DO spill red wine (who trusted me with merlot?!), you'll be able to spritz away all your problems. Back to the cheese spread.

    6. A spackle kit so you can fill in any holes you've made in the walls (aka when you hung up all your artsy decor) quickly and easily, and most importantly get your security deposit back when you move.

    7. A can of fume-free oven cleaner for successfully wiping away tough baked-on spills (my worst nightmare: fallen lasagna) or messes that...have been there awhile. Either way, they don't stand a chance.

    8. A pack of Cosrx pimple patches, because these bbs drain surprise zits overnight and reduce the lifetime of your breakout faster than you can say pop. Not to mention they'll give you all the satisfaction of a popped pimple without the scarring.

    9. A set of cable protectors that'll give your frayed phone charger a second life when you simply slip this on. No more "if I lay my phone down justtttt right it should charge."

    10. A bottle of Squatty Potty toilet spray so you don't ever lose your nerve over going number two again. Repeat after me: I will spritz and then poo. FREELY.

    11. A roll of marble contact paper for transforming the same old pieces of furniture you've had forever into high-end pieces of decor. We are on a BUDGET.

    12. A pack of metal straws, because these'll help save the freaking turtles! But if you need more of a reason: They're reusable, keep drinks cool as you sip, AND fit into most tumblers (like Yeti and Ozark cups).

    13. A vegan charcoal toothpaste that'll give you pearly whites without a) costing you a lot of *green*, b) making a mess of your sink, and c) requiring any more effort than just regularly brushing your teeth.

    14. A duo of blind spot mirrors so no tight parking job is too intimidating. Just don't ask me to parallel park.

    15. A magnetic key holder for never forgetting the most important thing of the day. Note: calling the locksmith is EXPENSIVE.

    16. A cooktop cleaning kit, because this'll tackle stubborn stains and burnt-on residue before you even have time to bring out the elbow grease.

    17. A couple of pufferfish dryer balls that'll make you go softer than your laundry will. May I suggest a group hug with you, these, and your snuggly sheets?

    18. A foldable plastic cutting board so you can bring chopped food directly to the pot before you have time drop it everywhere. At least, we hope!

    19. An all-purpose cleaner for an easy way to quickly clean your whole place AND give your home a pleasant scent, like this French lavender formula. You'll feel more motivated to stay on top of cleaning so your house is always looking and smelling extra nice.

    20. A set of counter gap covers, because these'll catch all the crumbs that have spilt into crevices if you're a bit of a messy cook. But at least now someone will ~catch your fall~.

    21. A bottle of Neutrogena anti-residue shampoo that'll hit the reset button for dull, damaged hair. Just a weekly rinse with this will remove dulling residues (hello, styling products) and bring your mane back to its previous shiny state.

    22. A roll of eco-friendly, reusable bamboo towels so you can both nix overspending on regular paper towels and clean up messes a whole lot faster thanks to the absorbent material. AND these are good for the earth! Everybody wins.

    23. A rust stain remover spray to get anything from old toilets to sinks back to shiny and new in just a swipe — no pricey renovations needed here.

    24. An ice cube tray with a silicone lid for a) having cold water even if you don't have an ice-making machine and b) being able to store this any darn way that helps it fit if you have a small freezer.

    25. A pair of high-waisted patterned yoga leggings, because this'll create a pattern of combining comfort and style every darn day. Amazing.

    26. A wood polisher that'll get rid of any wear-and-tear your table or wardrobe may be starting to show. No trip to IKEA for a new table necessary — a session with this will get rid of scratches, water marks, you name it. Heck, do it while watching Netflix.

    27. A bun-shaping hair accessory to take the ironic struggle out of creating messy buns. Basically this is a life-saver when you need to snap this on and GO.

    28. An over-the-door shoe organizer so you can easily put anything from shoes to really any household supplies in a proper place and off the floor. NO. CLUTTER. ALLOWED.

    29. A pair of reusable silicone ear plugs for finding a surprisingly simple solution to finally sleeping through the night...despite your roommate's tendency to blare the TV at 4 a.m. Isn't life beautiful on eight hours of sleep?

    30. A Clorox ToiletWand, because this will remove tough stains and eliminate germs in the fastest amount of time. Aka it'll do all the *heavy lifting* for you (and its long handle will keep you at a lovely arm's length from your potty).

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