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    35 Inexpensive Products For Anyone Who's Too Broke For The Spa

    Because broke people deserve to be pampered!

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A bottle of witch hazel toner made with rose water to remove excess oil from your pores, leaving your face as fresh as a daisy. You don't need an esthetician and their judgements! / Via @thayersnatural

    Promising review: "My skin has never been smoother and more even. I thought this was just some Buzzfeed hype or trend, but nah fam, this stuff is legit. This makes me feel like I have my life in order. Like a kitten made of silk kissed my face. Can I give six stars? Because this deserved the freaking galaxy!" β€”Krissy!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    2. A cat ear headband so those beautiful stray hairs of yours won't get all wet and in your face when you wash off that super relaxing mud mask.

    Promising review: "This headband is adorable and helps keep my sort hair out of my face while I do my skincare. I have a really big head and headbands usually end up giving me a headache, but this one fits great with no discomfort." β€”Erin K.

    Get it from Amazon for $2.50.

    3. A face massager that'll work in a thick face moisturizer and help relieve some pressure on your temples from staring at a computer screen all day.

    Promising review: "This helps to massage your face. I'd definitely recommend using it after a facial oil to help push that further into your skin. The roller itself isn't plastic, it's rubber, which came as a surprise! It makes this even better! It doesn't hurt the skin. If you pick pimples, this is also a great alternative or distraction β€” just roll this across the face instead! You'll get your massage and facial blood circulation." β€”Shreyaa

    Get it from The Body Shop for $6.40 (originally $8).

    4. A clay mask to deeply cleanse your clogged pores, removing all the gunk that you didn't even know was there while you listen to some calming spa music.,

    Promising review: "I love this stuff! I have extremely sensitive skin and was able to leave it on for the entire 20 minutes. I've been having bad pregnancy breakouts with normal acne, cystic acne, and very dry flaky skin. Upon removal, several festering zits had come to a head and the liquidy awful ones were dried and smooth and significantly less red!" β€”Carson

    Get it from Amazon for $8.80.

    Learn more about the mask here!

    5. A bamboo bathtub caddy so you can read all the books on your Kindle during the best bubble baths of your life.

    Promising review: "Love this! Nothing beats a long luxurious soak in the tub to relieve the stress of the day, and this bath caddy makes it more enjoyable by giving me a safe place to put a glass of wine and my kindle. My five-year-old grandson will now ask to take a bath when he visits me so I can serve him milk and cookies in the tub while he reads his book. Big thumbs up!" β€”seeshell

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    6. A sesame seed body oil to lock in your skin's natural moisture to make it all soft, silky, and fabulous so you can skip the massage and get straight to business.

    Promising review: "
I’ve been using this product for a long time. It stops me from drying up in the winter and keeps you smooth in the summer. It’s not sticky or oily, it won’t mess with your clothes, and I like the smell. For the record, I hate moisturizer so thank goodness for this." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    7. A deep oxygenating mask with green tea extracts, so your skin can feel some tickly bubbles while it dissolves dirt and the makeup buildup you couldn't get to during the rigorous work week.

    Promising review: "This is the coolest mask. It bubbles up and makes your face feel so fresh and clean. My daughter loves it!" β€”Krainma

    Get it from Nordstrom for $9.

    8. A scalp massager, because you've literally been getting tons of headaches and you obviously can't afford a personal masseuse!

    Promising review: "You simply cannot imagine how great these feel! An INSTANT rush of endorphins sweeps over me like a kitten being picked up by its mother by the scruff of its neck. Purrrrr. I am totally not kidding. It's like masturbation for the head! You won't be sorry!" β€”Tweety Bird

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95 (available in six colors).

    9. A refreshing facial spray with aloe and green tea to spritz on at the end of the day when you just need a restart from the elements. It's almost like having a whole cooling cucumber on your face! / Via @mariobadescu

    Promising review: "I was a big fan of the rose spray but I think I love this one even more. I use it to hydrate my skin throughout the day as well a setting spray as a final step in my makeup routine. It has a nice smell to it, is not sticky, and dries fast while still hydrating. I love all of Mario Badescu products and this is definitely one of my new faves." β€”Mom2Dom

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    10. A batch of pimple patches so you can stop that hormonal acne in its tracks, because even though you're in desperate need for a facial, you literally don't have the cash money!

    Promising review: "These are AMAZING. I bought two packages for my daughters and then immediately made them share one so I can use the other. They work so very well. One little patch draws up all of the icky stuff below the skin, and takes the redness and swelling out of the pimple. I like that they are clear and discreet. You could wear them in public and no one would ever know!" β€”Krithy14

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $4.47.

    11. A bath pillow to stick onto the end of your tub so your back can be as comfortable as possible during a much-needed soak.

    It provides neck, shoulder, and head support, while seven extra strong suction cups keep the pillow in place on any tub design, elevating your bath time by about 1000 percent!

    Promising review: "This pillow is deceptively soft. I've used a lot of bath pillows over the years and this is by far my favorite. It's very robust and the suction cups are strong and don't slide around. I was concerned the curve may be an issue, but the pillow formed right too it no problem!" β€”Gary

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    12. A skin salve packed with antioxidants to seal in moisture on your luscious lips or anywhere on your face in need of a hydration boost.

    It comes in six flavors: cherry, original, birthday, coconut, mint, and rose!

    Promising review: "I have sensitive and dry skin so it's tricky knowing what works and what does not. I used a new sheet mask that completely dried me out and left flaky patches on my skin. The skin around my eyes felt super tight and uncomfortable, so I grabbed my balm dot come and ran to the bathroom. I applied it to my flaky dry patches and came out looking and feeling like a dewy fresh-faced queen. It's been a couple hours now and I can still feel it moisturizing my skin!" β€”xtina

    Get it from Glossier for $12 (available in six flavors).

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review here (#1).

    13. A fruit-infusing pitcher to give you a seriously invigorating boost of hydration like all of the fancy-ass spas you've never actually been to.

    Promising review: "We've had the pitcher about a month and really like using it. We've put in oranges alone, limes and lemons, lemons and green tea, lemons with limes and green tea. The fruit stays at least two weeks and adds a subtle flavor to the water even after a few refills." β€”Diane4321

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    14. A plush bathrobe with cute-ass panda ears, because the pampering doesn't need to end after a bath. You wanna feel those soft fibers on your freshly shaved legs, damnit!

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S–L), or a similar one from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 10 colors).

    15. A pack of pore strips, because you absolutely love to see the gross nose gunk that's removed and it's wildly satisfying to feel the breeze on your face afterward. Plus, it's not like you can get a professional extraction anyway!

    Promising review: "These get out so much gunk! I did one on me and my boyfriend, and he got out so much stuff! Mine was normal, but both of us were so impressed!" β€”Meagan N. Hughes

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.64.

    16. A foot peel that'll remove all the callouses and dead skin so you can have super soft soles β€” especially if you're going on (a tropical) vacation soon.

    It's made with multiple fruit acids to naturally peel excess skin off your feet within five days!

    Promising review: "It did a good job, and was able to remove a thin layer of dead skin on the top of my feet, and e significant amount on the soles of my feet. The mask removed a lot of dead skin and made my feet one shade lighter and helped them to look much cleaner! I will definitely try this again in two months. Hopefully, it will remove more dead skin from my heels, ankles, and sides of my feet." β€”Tullillah

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    17. Or an electronic pedicure file to use on your cute feet when you just can't muster up the extra cash to get a mani-pedi at your local nail salon.

    The roller head spins 360 degrees to smooth calloused skin, uses AA batteries, and has an easy grip for use!

    Promising review: "I just got done using this bad boy and IT IS THE BEST THING EVER. I couldn't believe how soft it made my feet. You just watch the dead skin come right off, it's crazy!" β€”Ashley F

    Get it from Amazon for $21.01.

    18. A hydrating facial toner that'll increase your natural moisture retention. Because the brutal winter winds have been doing a number on your face, you deserve sweet relief, even if you can't find it in yourself to spend money on a facial when you could just eat Chipotle for the third time this week.


    Promising review: "A great product. I have tried many different facial mists, and this one is great. Living in the area with very little humidity, this product really helps my skin to stay moist." β€”AZ Nuna

    Get it from Amazon for $10.97.

    19. A cool zen garden to use while your face mask is doing its thing. It'll bring you ultimate peace of mind.

    Promising review: "I purchased for my husband who is a mental health counselor. It’s perfect for his office! I’d venture to say it would be perfect for any office that has clients who interact with you at a desk. A nice way to cut the tension and break eye contact that might intimidate them." β€”Eliam05

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    20. An Echo Dot so you can tell the little FBI man to play your favorite tunes while you're steaming it up in the bathroom, aka your discount sauna.

    You can even listen to a calming playlist on Amazon Prime Music (free streaming of two million songs for Prime members!) to increase your DIY spa vibes here!

    Promising review: "Love this item! Alexa is our new best friend. My significant other suffered a spinal cord injury and has limited use of his hands which makes using a cell phone difficult. The Echo allows him to make hands free calls which has been a lifesaver for us!" β€”Crankycaregiver

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in two colors).

    21. A facial sauna to steam your perfect face with warm mists, opening up your pores for a deep clean and a hydrating moisturizing. Who needs a steam room?

    Promising review: "I love this face steamer. It has a great design and the steam seems to cover my face without me having to turn too much. The steam isn't too hot and comes out in increments, which is nice because it gives your face a break for about three to four seconds between each stream of steam." β€”Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $25.98.

    22. An anti-slip stone bathmat, because it'll remind you of those heated stones at a fancy getaway resort you saw one time on Groupon.

    Promising review: "Love the fact that this mat is still working good in our most bathroom! There is no mold underneath, it's very durable, and the pebble design is a hit!" β€”The Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $15.69.

    23. A 24 karat gold face mask that'll give you the feeling of decadence while you slip off into nap zone on your comfy couch. / Via

    Promising review: "I really like this sheet mask. It made my skin look radiant and glowing, and it definitely made it feel soft and hydrated. It also didn't break me out, which is always a plus. The packaging is so cute as well. I'm stocking up on these!" β€”LolaMarie89

    Get it from Sephora for $8 or Amazon for $7.95.

    24. A luxe body butter to massage into your skin, giving you a shit-ton of hydration with egg yolk extracts, jojoba oil, and shea butter that'll absolutely treat your whole body right!

    Promising review: "I have severely dry skin on my legs and shaving can be a problem for the drier months of the year, but this has solved my problems! It gives me enough moisture to make my skin look and feel healthy without any irritation." β€”MarissaReview

    Get it from Sephora for $29 or Amazon for $22.

    25. A foot massager that'll soothe tired and sore feet by hitting pressure points, increasing blood flow all while you make your way through that new book you've been meaning to read for ages.

    Promising review: "I am a bartender and my feet would kill me at the end of an eight-hour shift from standing constantly. One night my feet hurt so bad while I was sleeping when I came across this. I didn't want to start out spending a fortune so I tried it and it was AWESOME! An instant relief. I sit in a chair while I roll my feet across and it's as good (if not better) than a massage." β€”Kathy Paranzino

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    26. A heated massager with two vibration settings to finally get out the tension in your neck... and other places too because the goal is to be completely sated, amirite?

    You can toggle the heat on or off while plugged in!

    Promising review: "This product has many uses! It's very good for relieving tension in muscles, the heating function is great, it gets hot without being too hot, has a long cord, multiple speeds, and is easy to use. I use it after serious workouts to ease sore muscles. You can also get it for unintended uses too at more than half the cost of similar products." β€”Satisfied in H Town

    Get it from Target for $22.99 or a similar one from Amazon for $30.96.

    27. A dragon's blood eye mask that'll refresh your under eyes with arnica extract to reduce puffiness. How calming.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $6 each, or a set of eight from Jet for $34.92.

    28. A set of super luxurious towels for patting yourself down after a long, steamy shower.... And to wrap yourself in, so you don't accidentally flash your roommate!

    Promising review: "I am a self-admitted towel snob. I like a towel to be absorbent, its designated purpose; as well as soft and fluffy. These have been through the wash three times and they get SOFTER each time! They are just the right size and weight; not too big or heavy like some luxury towels. They have the same thickness on both sides and they just feel good against your skin. Love 'em!" β€”J Ladd

    Get them from Target for $12.99 (available in 13 colors).

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review here!

    29. A hydrating bubble mask so you can deeply cleanse your skin and pores just as well as those staff members at a fancy resort. / Via @elfcosmetics

    Promising review: "This stuff is just lovely. It's fun to use (hello, tickling bubbles) and left my skin feeling soft and moisturized. It's a great, affordable face cleanser mask thingy!" β€”Shellee Hudson

    Get it from Amazon for $11.83.

    30. A black sugar mask to exfoliate dull skin, helping rid it of blackheads and leaving it soft and supple to the touch for a super DIY facial.

    Promising review: "The black sugar formula effectively clears my skin without irritating it or leaving any residue. I love the scent and texture of this product. My current favorite exfoliating method!" β€”Binh N.

    Get it from Soko Glam for $10 or Amazon for $8.91.

    31. A bunch of bath bombs that'll add a ton of comfort and extravagance to your next tub appointment. Mixed with an array of essential oils, you'll be at ease in no time!

    Includes rose, lavandar, orange, citronella, peppermint and lemon!

    Promising review: "It smells so good, I even got hubby to try one. It has a calming effect and my skin comes out smooth as a baby's bottom!" β€”Julie

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (for a set of six).

    32. A pack of bio-peel pads β€” they'll exfoliate dead skin cells and penetrate pores with lactic acid, so your face can feel so fresh and so clean like the Outkast song.

    Promising review: "I have tried all three types of these exfoliating pads and the wine is my favorite. I love the smell and they work! I use them every day and definitely noticed the most improvement in the wine version. It takes care of any dry flaky skin without any irritation. These will always be a non-negotiable part of my routine." β€”Juilie T

    Get a pack of 30 from Soko Glam for $27, or Walmart for $22.49.

    33. An essential oil diffuser and humidifier to spread so much calmness in your space, because spas never smell gross!

    Promising review: "I love using essential oils in a diffuser instead of candles. This diffuser is in my daughter's bathroom and she loves the different colors it cycles through. When she's sick I put it on her bedside table while she sleeps. It's very soothing." β€”Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    34. A facial brush for applying your mud mask without getting the excess on your fingers and everywhere else. You're classy, just like those people who get paid to give you facials.

    Promising review: "This brush is wonderful for applying clay or mud facial masks. It doesn't get the mask stuck in its bristles. It makes your mask super smooth on your skin. It's also incredibly easy to wash! Unlike makeup brushes, you can just rinse this under warm water and all of the remnants of the mask wash out pretty much immediately. It dries super quickly, too. This is the easiest, least messy way to apply a mask!" β€”J.A. Steckling

    Get it from Amazon for $4.80.

    35. And a wine glass holder just in case you wanna have a boozy bath and literally want the alcohol with you at all times.

    Promising review: "I love to take a good book and a glass of wine into a hot bubble bath. This cup holder keeps my drink within reach while freeing up my hands to make sure my book doesn’t fall in the water." β€”Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    How relaxing!


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