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    27 Affordable Things Under $20 That’ll Make You Smash The “Add To Cart” Button

    From cardigans to cleaning supplies to cat toys, there's an impulse buy in here for just about everyone.

    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 pair of bat earrings adorably adorned with dangling amethyst stones — just in time for spooky szn. 🦇👻

    bat earrings with amethyst stone
    Wings of Saturn

    Wings of Saturn is a women-owned small business based in Ludington, MI. The shop's owners, Alyssa and Kiara, design and handcraft every item themselves with the goal of spreading love to their community and beyond

    Get the earrings from Wings of Saturn for $16

    2. And some decorative bats, because you have no shame in going all out this year.

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    Promising review: "Love these. Would 100% buy again. You have to know that they are varying sizes, but even the larger one isn’t that big. BUT there’s a lot of them, so you can easily decorate more than one area in your home. We have our front door done, a couple places in our living room, and this wall in our kitchen. These are plastic, so you’ll be able to pull the sticky foam strip off after the season and get some tacky for the next year." —MHem

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. A genius cat toy guaranteed to keep your little feline entertained for HOURS. It's good to treat ourselves, but it's even MORE important to treat our pets.

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    Promising review: "My cats love this thing. It's only been 24 hours and they're so obsessed with it that I'm back buying another two. So much fun to watch!" —Bakingmom74

    Get it from Amazon for $2.99.

    4. A Y2K-inspired cardigan because sweater weather is upon us! Time to prepare accordingly.

    reviewer wearing the y2k sweater
    amazon.com

    It's also a much more affordable dupe to this sweater from House of Sunny.

    Promising review: "I thought this piece would fit really small so I got a medium and it turned out to be a bit large. I put it in the washer/dryer hoping it would shrink and it did seem to fit better. It also felt a little rough straight out of the package but after the wash it became SUPER soft! Definitely a really fun knit." —vtorres

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–L and 14 colors/patterns).

    5. And a pair of sunglasses to add a little touch of ~fashion~ to all those sweater weather 'fits you're planning in your head now.

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    Promising review: "OK I bought this set for a fashion statement but they are so well made I wear them every day! The packaging was very nice, I love having both color options: An amazing price for the value of sunglasses. Highly recommend you get them, I’ve had so many compliments, all my friends tried them on and they look good on everyone. Get them!" —KimRN

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.95 (available in nine colors).

    6. A pack of artificial ivy vines you can use to decorate that big blank wall you're tired of staring at in your home. You can even weave in some lights to really make it pop!

    reviewer photo showing the ivy on their wall next to their bed
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    Promising review: "You need these in your life. I put them around my sunroom & bedroom. They definitely add a little something to my home, it’s just what I was looking for!!! I bought some Command clip hanging things that are suggested to buy with these. Worked amazing, easiest thing to put up. Very enjoyable to do! My family loves it! Didn’t smell bad, packaged great, came in a day, you get a TON of strips, very realistic. I bought two and used them all! I want my room to be covered in plant life so this is the first step along with my other live plants!" —Charlene

    Get them from Amazon for $14.44.

    7. A pack of big claw clips that'll come to the rescue when you gotta wash your face or put makeup on and just need to get your nest up and OFF of your face.

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    Promising review: "I have worn these every day since I’ve gotten them! They have a soft matte feel. The colors match the product photos perfectly. They have a good grip in my hair (I have collarbone-length medium-thickness hair, but a lot of it). I think these would work well for almost any length or thickness of hair though. They are strong, you can tell because they take a bit of effort to open them at first. Bottom line, if you’re unsure if you should buy them, you should." —Samantha

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two colors).

    8. A cow print cowboy hat to have you yeehawin' like it's nobody's business. 🤠

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    Promising review: "This cow-print cowboy hat as absolutely become a staple in my wardrobe when I’m hanging out with friends or walking around the city. I’ve had it for months and recently bought another one to give to a friend." —Lane Levitch

    Get it from Amazon for $18.11.

    9. A customizable seashell candle that, let's be real, you're probably never gonna light — but will make the perfect addition to your little shrine of goodies you've got styled on top of your dresser.

    amazon.com

    Heavenly Earth Miami was founded in 2020 and is based in, you guessed it, sunny Miami, FL. The small business makes hand-poured candles using high-quality soy wax and unique molds. Customers also love their torso candles!

    Promising review: "This candle is amazing. From the packaging down to the product. First, when opening the package, I immediately noticed the coconut-mango scent and I loved it. The package was eco-friendly and the handwritten note on a book page was such a creative touch. The product itself has such a good scent, it made my room smell amazing even without lighting the candle. This candle is amazing, I could see the dedication put into this candle. If you are looking for a cute and trendy candle, this is the one to get." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Heavenly Earth Miami on Amazon Handmade for $19.99 (available in four scents and five colors).

    10. Or, a pack of incense because you're bored with burning candles and ready to try something new. They come in a variety of scents — like sandalwood, lavender, and patchouli — and are sure to bring some chill vibes to your home.

    California Incense Co. / Amazon Handmade

    In 1971, California Incense Company's owner, Nick, was discharged from the military and began selling incense with a group of nomads. Decades later, Nick was inspired by their wife's lotion recipe to start selling incense again. They offer a range of scents as well as these beautiful glass incense towers for a safer way to burn.

    Promising review: "Love love love this incense. It's the best and the assorted pack came with a cheat sheet to differentiate sticks. I asked the seller about the quiet night scent...OMG best-smelling burning stick...Burning this stuff is calming and helps me mellow out. Creates a nice ambience in my house. Thanks California Incense makers!!!" —Melvs2

    Get it from California Incense Co. on Amazon Handmade for $7.50+ (available in 17 scents, including an assortment pack, and quantities of 20, 30, or 40).

    11. A smartlightbulb you can use to adjust the ambient light in your room with an app on your phone! Now you can experiment with red-light therapy like that Instagram influencer you follow.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "They’re perfect for what we use them for. We have one in the living room lamp. We use the warm tone and it gives a soft relaxing glow that’s perfect for what we want it for. The other two have been installed in my son’s ceiling fan. We have one set for 100% and the second one is set for 50%, again both with the warm tone. It lights up his whole room perfectly. The setup was easy and the 'scene' integrations made it easy for me to setup my Siri commands (on phone). We haven’t connected them with the Google Home yet." —LG

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in packs of one, two, three, or four).

    12. A sheet mask variety pack equipped with vitamin E and collagen to keep your skin looking healthy and hydrated. They might look a lil' scary while you have them on, but once you peel one off, your skin will be glowing like never before!

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    Promising review: "I love sheet masks, I buy one every time I am at a store and it's a wonderful way to relax. But these are on another level of great. The price for them is fantastic and the saturation of product in these masks are comparable (if not better) than some of the high-end masks I have purchased in the past. I use one every other night and my skin in GLOWING and I no longer experience harsh breakouts. I also like the variety. I pair one with my skin routine depending on what type of day I've had. Too much sun? Aloe vera mask to the rescue. Need to feel like a million bucks? Gold sheet has got your back. This is a great way to up your skincare game and honestly just do some much-needed self-care." —Tj

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in a pack of 10, 14, or 24).

    13. Dr. Teal's Soothe & Sleep that'll not only give you a bunch of delightful bubbles when bath time rolls around, but will also help you relax and unwind thanks to its glorious lavender scent.

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    Promising review: "Just wow. I wanted to take my first bubble bath. Glad I went with Dr. Teal's. The bubbles were long lasting and so much bubbles. The smell was great. My body smelled amazing and super smooth. Can’t wait for another bath. You won’t be disappointed. Promise." —Fabian

    Get it from Amazon for $4.87.

    14. A set of essential-oil inhalers in a variety of blends you can toss in your purse, backpack, or pocket — which means the calming, soothing benefits of aromatherapy will always be at your fingertips, even when you're on the go.

    seven aromatherapy inhalers laid out in rainbow colors
    Mythic Mist / Etsy

    Mythic Mist is a small business making health and wellness products with 100% pure essential oils in Winter Park, Florida. Reviewers also love their aromatherapy bracelets!

    Promising review: "Her products are amazing. I am so happy with my aromatherapy inhalers and essential-oil rollers. They are so helpful with my anxiety and focus. I will be buying again. Literally feel so blessed to have come across her products. Within minutes of using them I feel a release of my anxiety. With her products I can conquer the world. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!" —Rachel Wells

    Get a set of two from Mythic Mist on Etsy for $13.50 (available in seven unique blends).

    15. A clay mask that, last I checked, had an impressive 45,000+ 5-star reviews on Amazon. Its deep-cleansing formula is great for everything from facials to body wraps to foot soaks, and'll have your skin feeling renewed in just a matter of minutes.

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    ^^ This reviewer even swears by the mask to wash their 4c hair!

    Promising review: "This right here is something you should have on hand for your weekly self-care. I felt it working from the minute I put it on. It's a game changer for sure, I wish I could use this everyday on my face but I feel over doing it may not be good. But once a week or even maybe twice a week. You will love this product especially the quality and price!" —Arlene Yanogacio

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    16. A silverware sorter that fits a full 48-piece cutlery set but takes up HALF the space of a traditional organizer, freeing up so much extra storage in a drawer you never thought you could get back.

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    Promising review: "I'm so glad I tried this! We moved into a house that only has 8" wide drawers in the kitchen. My silverware sorter was far too wide to fit, even compact ones were wider than 8". So for a while I had half in one drawer and half in another. I ordered this hoping it would be the solution I was looking for and it was! It was not too tall and even when fully stocked the silverware doesn't catch when the drawer is closing. This drawer is not super deep either. I am so glad I tried it." —Lisa

    Get it on Amazon for $14.99 (available in three colors and four sizes).

    17. A detangling brush that'll glide right through even the most stubborn coils.

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    Promising review: "I’m in love with this brush. For someone who used to spend anywhere between 6–12+ hours detangling my 4c Z-pattern hair, I literally can get my hair detangled in 30 minutes or less. And my hair is like a fluffy cloud afterwards. If you don’t already have this brush, you’re honestly missing out. 10/10 recommend." —Dee

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

    18. An evil eye necklace to have your friends thinking you've been watching National Treasure on repeat again. Nicolas Cage would totally approve.

    krodsjewels / Via Etsy

    Krod's Jewels is a woman-owned small business based in NYC. Katrina, the shop's owner, makes affordable handmade jewelry including everything from necklaces to bracelets to ear cuffs.

    Get it from Krod's Jewels on Etsy for $18.99+.

    19. A rechargeable electric lighter so you can stop burning yourself trying to light candles whose wicks are on their last legs.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is probably one of the best purchases I've ever made on Amazon. I absolutely love it! It's super simple to use, amazing design, and definitely saves money in the long run...Best purchase, 10/10 would recommend, just get it — your wallet will thank you later, so will Earth because fewer lighters at the dump." —Marca

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    20. A pair of slippers that'll seriously take your WFH outfits to the next level. Heck, they'll even kick your errand-running, coffee-grabbing 'fits up a notch!

    reviewer wearing the slippers in orange
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are for real the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever worn. They look great and I wear them outside (to school, on walks, to dinner) and they have been the perfect look for a laid-back comfy outfit. They are easy to clean and when you walk on them it’s like walking on clouds. Definitely a great purchase!" —Abbie Sol

    Get them from Amazon for $17.84+ (available in sizes 4.5–12 and 11 colors).

    21. A Fur-Zoff pet hair remover designed to help keep your furniture clean and clear of all that unwanted hair that's been building up. Many reviewers note that it works great in their cars and on their carpet, too!

    Reviewer photo of the pet hair being almost completely swept off of a carpeted surface
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Holy crap! This thing is amazing! We had a long, crazy week of vet appointments. Between neuters, stray cats causing fights and abscesses, to two dogs with kennel cough AND heartworms — we had a crazy week. All six animals (three dogs, three cats) were in my car multiple times. In less than 10 minutes with this thing, my trunk went from a pet hair blanket to looking completely clean! It’s worth every dollar and I’m contemplating getting one for all vehicles and the house! Don’t hesitate, buy it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    22. A handy folding board so you can neatly tidy up your dresser drawers and take proper care of your clothing, folding each piece in your wardrobe to a uniform size in less than five seconds.

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    Promising review: "Don't be hesitant, get it! Don’t think about it, just get it! My girlfriend used to always get on to me about never folding my shirts properly or at all. But now I actually enjoy it! Every time I have a shirt, I feel that I need to use this because it’s actually fun. Would recommend this to anyone, especially if someone you know doesn’t like folding, it’ll change their mind..." —Christopher Satcher

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in four colors).

    23. A jar of SolarOil Nail & Cuticle Care infused with jojoba oil and vitamin E that'll have you looking like you're ALWAYS rocking a fresh mani. 💅

    reviewer showing their nails before and after using the cuticle oil
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this. If your fingernails are a disaster right now, then do not hesitate. It will not work magic, you still need to moisturize with lotion and take care, but this makes such a difference. Use at least once a day and you will believe. I apply it while trapped in rush hour in the morning." —WindyBradley

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    24. A bottle of Lash Princess mascara if you want the false-eyelash effect, but aren't in the mood to go through the hassle of actually applying them.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this mascara. Just like many of us I have tried them all I feel like. Cheap, expensive, curling, volumizing, lengthening, blah blah blah...and honest to goodness am asked often if my lashes are real. I have very average lashes and am even surprised what length and volume can be achieved with this combo. Don’t hesitate for the four bucks. You will not be sorry." —Annie7

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    25. A dry shampoo powder for a total water-free, low-effort day of washing up. Good for your hair, even better for our planet!

    reviewer showing the left part of their hair without the dry shampoo, and the right with dry shampoo, revealing it looks less tangled and less greasy
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Words can’t even describe how incredible this stuff is! When my bottle arrived, I was on day five of not washing my hair, and day three of wearing it in a ponytail. Just for fun and to experiment before I showered and washed my hair, I thought I’d test it out. WOW!!! It completely, miraculously made my hair look like I just washed it! I seriously started laughing because I was so shocked! I didn’t even end up washing my hair in the shower! You would seriously never know that my hair was not freshly washed and blow dried. I don’t know how they make this magic stuff, but this will be my new go-to for life! Don’t even hesitate, just buy it!" —Karen Grow

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    26. A pack of sheet suspender straps to keep your sheets pulled nice and tight so you don't have to waste extra time straightening them out in the morning.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I live in a studio and have a pull-out bed with only a 6-inch mattress so naturally my fitted sheets are constantly bunching in my bed and making me hot and uncomfortable at night. I had seen bedsheet holders but was on the fence about them. I recently got new sheets and decided to get these along with them and I am so glad I did! My sheets have stayed completely flat and fitted to my bed...even with folding the bed in and out daily! Don't hesitate, just do it!" —Jillian R.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.96.

    27. Lastly, a concealer you can use to zap away those dark circles in just a few seconds.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Wow! This concealer is great. I bought three different colors because I wasn’t sure which ones would work out the best and I’m using all three. I also use it on the sides of my nose. I have horrible dark circles (yeah, I know everyone thinks theirs are the worst). Mine are so bad that nothing works and these didn’t cover the worst part but it made my under-eyes brighter and softer. I’ve had them since my 20s, as well as my brother and my father so it’s hereditary like most of us. It doesn’t dry out my under eye skin, although I always moisturize first anyway and I’m 66 years old. I’ve tried so many concealers in my life and this one is comparable to more expensive, high-end ones and better. I wouldn’t hesitate to try it!" —Nina

    Get it from Amazon for $4.33 (available in 18 shades).

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