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    49 Things Under $50 That'll Change Your Life For The Better

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    1. This blender bottle that has multiple compartments — so you’ll never forget your protein powder or supplements at home again.

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    This blender features two compartments you can use for snacks or protein powder, one pill organiser compartment and the main compartment for your shaking pleasure.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.

    2. This scalp massager, which will not only reduce stress, but increase blood circulation and stimulate hair growth.

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    This ergonomically-designed scalp massager will make easy work of shampooing your hair. Made of environmentally-friendly silicone (flexible!), the use of this brush will relieve tension and improve hair health.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $9.99.

    3. This cookie sheet by Tasty that'll keep you company when you end up baking up a storm over the holidays.

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    This heavy duty, carbon steel, non-stick sheet pan is perfect for whipping up your favourite dinners in the oven — or a batch of fresh made cookies that you can use to entice your family to hang out with you.

    Buy it from Big W for $16.

    4. This shoe stretcher, because you deserve to have your new kicks worn in without suffering through the blisters.

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    These wooden shoe stretchers won't only make those shoes you bought on sale — which were half-a-size too small — more comfortable, but they'll also preserve them so that they don't lose their shape.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $25.19 (available in EU 37-46).

    5. This handheld milk frother, so you can have cafe-style foam without having to leave your house.

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    To use this frother, you literally just have to hold it in your milk for a minute and ta-da! You've got creamy, delicious froth. It's also perfect for making matcha green tea lattes. You're welcome.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $18.95.

    6. This bluetooth eye mask, so that you can play your sleep sounds directly into your ears rather than bother your housemates with them.

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    This eye mask is made with breathable velvet cotton fabric, so it'll feel super comfortable against your eyes. It features a nose pad design to block out light, so you'll be snoozing in absolutely no time at all without any distractions. The speakers are placed over each ear, so you can easily play whale sounds, or whatever else you need to relax.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $23.95.

    7. This non-stick ceramic pot by Tasty that's the perfect size for making delicious one-pot dinners in.

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    Listen, you know as well as I do that it's time for you to chuck out that old pot you hijacked from your parent's place when you first moved out. This dish is the perfect replacement. It features a 4L capacity, perfect for entertaining, or making yourself a big pot of noodle soup to live off for the next week.

    Buy it from Big W for $45.

    8. This pack of tongue cleaners, so that you never have to suffer the embarrassment of bad breath again.

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    If you suffer from bad breath, chances are the cause is your dirty tongue. Use these tongue scrapers to eliminate the bacteria that causes it.

    Buy a pack of four from Amazon Australia for $38.99.

    9. This car visor tissue holder that'll keep you from having to struggle and reach in the back whenever you need to wipe your nose.

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    This tissue holder is dirt resistant and super easy to use and install. You just need to clip it right onto your visor, fill it with tissues and you're good to go!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $26.99.

    10. This large mixing bowl by Tasty that means you can make two loaves of banana bread at once — I mean, can you think of anything better?

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    This 5L mixing bowl features measurements printed on the inside, so you can accurately measure ingredients for whatever you're cooking. It also has a non-slip base and a super convenient handle, so no matter how rigorous your mixing, the bowl will stay put.

    Buy it from Big W for $30.

    11. This magnetic phone holder for your car, because life's too short to deal with pesky phone cradles.

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    This phone holder comes with a magnetic disc that you can either stick to your phone or your phone case, for instant 360° GPS viewing ability.

    Promising review: "I have been through so many phone cradles. Time after time, phones will just fall after driving over a speed bump and not provide the security they promise. This magnetic device is brilliant — I never have to worry about my phone falling and can view the screen in both landscape and portrait mode with a single rotation. The base of the holder extends and tilts in any direction, making it perfect to use in either the driver or passenger front seat."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $17.99.

    12. This eyelash and brow tinting kit, which promises to last for 1000 hours — meaning no more colouring your eyebrows in every morning when you'd rather be sleeping.

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    Promising review: "When I used to go to the salon to have my brows done (I now shape them myself), I always looked forward to having my brows tinted more so than the actual wax/tweeze. After I started doing my own shaping, I figured there was no reason why I couldn't do my own tinting as well. I go between using the Brown Black and Black tints. My biggest tip is to leave the product on for around 20 minutes rather than the recommended 10. Although you might want to play it safe if you're hoping for a subtle look or it's your first time using the product.

    I find the tint lasts really well for around two weeks, then starts to fade. The kit is super easy to use and I highly recommend applying Vaseline on the skin around your brows and using a cotton tip to neaten up your tint and avoid staining."

    Gyan Yankovich

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $13.99.

    13. This microwavable popcorn maker that will have you bidding farewell to packet popcorn forever.

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    This popcorn maker is couldn't be easier to use and the best part is you can create your own fun flavours because you're making it from scratch!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.95.

    14. This Aztec Secret Healing Clay that I encourage you to try if you have problematic skin.

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    This mask draws out all the gross gunk that's been caught in your skin. Just mix a bit of the powder with some apple cider vinegar and you'll be all set.

    You can read all about how magical this stuff is here.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $26.95.

    15. These hyaluronic acid and coconut water infused Garnier eye tissue masks that will reduce the appearance of fine lines and hydrate your skin — perfect for the morning after you stayed up way too late watching YouTube videos.

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    Promising Review: "The first thing I love about these is the price. I love these pillows of self care, that have a small amount of hyaluronic acid in them which helps alleviate puffiness. They also apparently contain orange juice for reasons unknown, but it sounds delicious. I pop these in the fridge and whack them on for 15 minutes in the morning, or at night before bed. Did I mention they are super cheap? Hence why they are always low in stock, so I get some every week."

    Jenna Clarke

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $2.

    16. This ice cube tray that comes with a lid, so you don't have to tip-toe to the freezer every time you fill it up.

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    This tray is made of silicone, which makes it super easy to get the ice out. Plus, it comes in a two pack, so you can use one to make ice and the other to make these amazing alternatives.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $25.48.

    17. These high-waisted yoga pants that will make your home workouts (or TV binge-watching) so much more comfortable.

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    These tights have two-way air circulation, so whether you're working out or sitting on the couch all day, your tush will remain at a comfy temperature. The fabric is also super stretchy, which means you'll be able to move in any direction you please without feeling any discomfort. Plus, it features a side pocket for your phone — so, you'll no longer need to stick it in your bra and let it get all sweaty.

    Promising review: "Every time I saw an ad for these tights I thought; 'Damn, her bum looks great in those'. And evidently that's my only requirement of activewear, because I finally caved and bought a pair in dark green. Let me tell you, these are seriously worth the hype. They're so comfy, they feel like silk on and — I can confirm — they DO make butts look great. I've done some high-intensity training in them already and they don't ride up, fall down or cause a wedgie mid-lunge. They're ridiculously cheap too, so I'm going to load up on different colours. Treat yo' butt."

    Julia Willing

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $15.98+ (available in sizes XS-XL).

    18. This veggie chopper, so you can get those nutrients in without having to go at them with a knife for an hour.

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    This vegetable dicer comes with six interchangeable blades and has a compartment attachment, so you can make a salad in record time and eat it straight from the chopper!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $16.99.

    19. This activated charcoal toothpaste that will whiten your teeth without the mess of activated charcoal powder.

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    This toothpaste is sulphate and peroxide free, so you can use it daily and it won't make your teeth sensitive, plus kids can use it, too! Use it every day or once in a while when you think your teeth need brightening!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $5.99.

    20. This flip n' slice loaf pan that'll make cutting your favourite banana bread into even pieces easier.

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    When you bake anything into this non-stick pan, it'll come out with even ridges, so you can use them as a guideline for cutting. The pan creates a great pattern for decorating, if you're making something more intricate. It's made from carbon steel to allow your food to bake and brown with ease.

    Buy it from Big W for $14.

    21. This yoga mat, so that you can stretch it out before bedtime and get your limbs nice and loose.

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    I've been doing 10 minutes of bedtime yoga each night and not only have I become more flexible, I've found that my back and hips are less sore and I sleep much easier — which is amazing, considering my anxiety levels are currently through the roof. This one also has guiding lines, so you can make sure all your positions are perfect before hitting your first yoga class.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.99.

    22. This water bottle that features a magnetic handle so that the cap doesn't fall in your face every time you're trying to hydrate.

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    This bottle is also BPA, BPS and BPF free for your safety and enjoyment. Plus, it carries 1L of water, which means you won't have to refill it as often as your regular one.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $26.39.

    23. This six-minute diary, that will allow you to focus on mindfulness if you're feeling a little out of your head with everything that's going on.

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    This journal encourages you to change your habits in order to achieve happiness, mindfulness and productive thinking. It's based on the mantra that just six minutes out of your day is enough time to assess where you're at and what you need to improve. It includes monthly check-in pages, habit trackers and weekly notes for your own thoughts and ideas, while giving you the information about positive psychology, self-reflection and changing habits.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $37.90.

    24. These silicone toppers to keep your pipes clean, because the only thing worse than clogged drains is cleaning them.

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    These covers are super easy to use and remove, so that you can ensure your drains are safe from any hair monsters that are threatening to grow in size.

    Buy a pack of three from Amazon Australia for $14.49.

    25. This Echo Dot, which is an alarm clock and an all-round personal assistant, so that you can multitask and get things done faster with minimal effort.

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    You can use this smart speaker to find out what the weather is like, what time it is in a foreign country or hear what's going on around the world, so that you'll be reaching a new level of multitasking and productivity while simultaneously having someone — albeit a robot — to talk to.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $34.

    26. This sliding shelf that's perfect for the gap beside your fridge, which also makes it a great hiding spot.

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    This slim shelf is fitted with wheels, so you can keep it tucked out of sight and bring it out when you need. It has four shelves perfect for storing spices, oils and canned food.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $31.95.

    27. These vacuum bags that'll suck the air out of spare sheets, towels and pillows, so you can fit more in and avoid having overstuffed cupboards.

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    This pack of nine big, reusable storage bags is all you need to store your favourite fabric goods away without worrying about not having enough space. It works perfectly for blankets, seasonal clothing (if you're one to switch out your wardrobe) and anything else you want to protect from mould and moths.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $28.95.

    28. This wine decanter, because it's time for you to truly appreciate the beauty of red wine.

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    All you have to do is pour the wine through this device and it expedites the ~breathing~ process, which means you won't have to wait forever for your wine to aerate and get all delicious for you to enjoy.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.99.

    29. This pumice cleaning stone that will keep you from cringing with embarrassment every time someone asks to use your bathroom.

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    This reusable stone gets rid of those hideous dark yellow rings and hard water stains without scratching your surfaces. Plus, this one comes with a drain snake, so you can take care of that clogged up drain, too!

    Buy a two-pack from Amazon Australia for $35.99.

    30. This mop that uses microfibre cloths to clean floors rather than those pesky floor cleaner wipes that are full of chemicals.

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    This mop comes with three microfibre cloths and a scrubber for the cloths, so you can remove any bits that may have been caught from the floor. They're double-sided and if you've got wooden floors, the beige side is perfect for waxing them.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $36.99.

    31. These Cosrx acne pimple patches that'll shrink even the most horrifying of blemishes, so that you can carry on living your best life.

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    These patches are super easy to use and are designed to heal breakouts overnight. They use hydrocolloid, tea tree oil and calendula oil to get the job done. They're also very thin and barely noticeable when in use, which means you could even wear them out if you need to.

    Read our in-depth review on these patches here!

    Buy a pack of 24 from Amazon Australia for $5.20.

    32. This microfibre hair wrap that will dry your hair without damaging it.

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    This hat will keep your wet hair out of the way when you're getting ready, while simultaneously using its incredible absorbency to dry it.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $15.5.

    33. This collapsible strainer that will get your spaghetti ready and won't take up a whole heap of space in your cupboard.

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    You can use these strainers to drain anything you boil, like potatoes, pasta and broccoli. Or, you can use it to rinse your vegetables and get them prepped for a salad.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $9.98.

    34. This no-scrub gel stain remover that will destroy your mould and mildew problems.

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    There are likely stains on your shower wall you had no idea could be removed, but this gel will take care of them all — you won't even need to scrub! Just don't forget to wear gloves when you use it — this stuff is super potent.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.99.

    35. This 60-day high performance planner because if there's ever a time to keep it together, it's now.

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    This 60-day journal has blank dates, so you can actually start using it at any point in the year. It features daily goal boxes, evening scorecards, weekly habit assessments and everything else you need to become a boss.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $25.90.

    36. These silicone face mask brushes, so you don't waste half your precious goo applying the mask with your fingers.

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    These brushes are perfect for applying an even layer of face mask and they're suitable for use on sensitive skin.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $3.98.

    37. This posture corrector, which will fix the slump you inevitably get from sitting at your desk all day.

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    I know I'm not the only one who, at the end of the day, feels aches and pains in my shoulders and backs from sitting at the computer. Without fail, my neck has slowly inched forward and I've slouched into my chair. This back brace is made of a breathable material, with extra padding applied to the armpit area for extra comfort. Eventually, you will have built enough muscle strength in the new, properly aligned posture that you'll no longer need it!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $15.99.

    38. This all new Fire TV Stick that plugs into your TV, so that you can binge-watch all your favourite shows and YouTube videos non-stop, because what else are you going to do?

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    You can use this Fire TV Stick to watch Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Stan and Disney+. Or, if you wanted to, you can even use it to listen to tunes on Amazon Music or Spotify. Plus, this one features Alexa, so you can use voice commands to put on your favourite music or video.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $49.

    39. This body fat scale that will let you know the ins and outs of your body, so you can better understand how to get healthier.

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    This scale calculates things like your BMI, weight, bone mass, subcutaneous fat, visceral fat, muscle mass, water weight and skeletal muscle.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $35.99.

    40. This rotating makeup organiser, so that you don't end up buying the same lipstick shade three times because it's fallen to the back of your drawer.

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    This organiser has multiple compartments, so that you can customise your product display based on everyday vs. night out use.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $32.99.

    41. This indoor thermometer that also measures humidity, so that you can better understand your air quality.

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    This indoor thermometer records humidity as well as temperature, so that you can ensure you're relaxing in optimum conditions at home. Stick it to the fridge using its rear magnet or prop on any surface using its stand.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $16.99.

    42. This wireless charging stand that means you don't need to deal with pesky cables when you're trying to juice up your device.

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    This wireless charger works even when you have a case on. The upright design also means you can still use your phone while it's charging to watch videos, read articles or listen to music.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $24.99.

    43. This handheld body massager, because giving yourself a massage is peak self-care and a great way to ensure you're good to go the next day.

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    This deep tissue massager works all over your body and its cordless design means you can tackle your tense back muscles without fighting a cord. It comes with five interchangeable heads to target different parts of your body.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $48.99.

    44. This magic double-sided tape that doesn't leave any sticky residue on your walls or surfaces, but can be used to free up space in your kitchen or bathroom.

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    This gel tape is super strong, but won't leave any trace on your walls, furniture or cabinets. It's washable and reusable too, so you can use it for as long as you want.

    See the full post on this crazy tape here.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $13.99.

    45. This foot peel mask, which will make your calloused and dry feet as soft as a baby's bum in a week.

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    I mean, I don't really want to picture it, but this exfoliating foot peel causes dead and crusty skin to fall from your feet over 7-10 days. Simply soak your feet in warm water for 10 minutes, slip the mask on for an hour with socks over the top, remove, then rinse. Wait for it to work its magic over coming days, then voilá! Fresh and smooth feet.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $19.99.

    46. This cord organiser that will make tangled and exposed cables a thing of the past.

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    This cord organiser is super minimalistic and big enough so that you can store your power strips and cords inside. Plus, it's insulated, which means you'll never have to worry about it overheating.

    Buy a pack of two from Amazon Australia for $28.99.

    47. This bag insert that will make it easier to find your things if you're someone who tends to carry a bigger bag.

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    We've all thrown a card into our tote, only to realise that we need it to pay for our groceries, which then results in you holding up the entire line while you frantically paw through your stuff to find it. Don't be that person. Get this insert.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $9.99 (available in 18 designs).

    48. This squatty potty that will ease your body into the natural squatting formation it should be in when you’re dealing with your daily dump.

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    If you’ve been having trouble with passing whatever is in your guts, make it easier with this guy. You'll be pleasantly surprised by how much this ~stool~ actually makes a difference.


    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $40.

    49. And finally, this sweater shaver by Phillips, so you can get rid of that fuzz that randomly appears on your clothes.

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    This shaver works on clothes, cashmere, wool, your couch and other upholstery. You can also use it as a zero-waste lint roller! Plus, it comes with two Phillips batteries, so you can start using it right away.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $18.99.