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    Oct. 28, 2019

    25 Things Under $20 That’ll Change Your Life As You Know It

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    1. A bestselling drain snake that'll make unclogging your bathtub not only an easier and less gross job, but an oddly satisfying one.

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    This 18-inch bristly boy has 4,000 micro-hooks that'll catch hair any length and save you a ton of money on plumbing repairs and drain cleaner. No pipe is too narrow for it!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.95.

    2. Some no-tie elastic lock laces that will revolutionize your footwear so you spend less time putting them on, and never have to trip on an undone shoelace.

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    They look great on both formal and active footwear. Users love the durability and stretchability of these.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in 12 colours).

    3. A USB-powered fabric shaver that'll make all the lint-pilled sweaters you've retired look brand spanking new again. Just in time for winter!

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    The package contains the lint remover, an extra blade, a plush drawstring bag, a cleaning brush, and a one-year warranty. Users say it's life-changing.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    4. An instant stain remover pen that fits conveniently in your pocket or purse, and will remove fresh stains in seconds. Spilled some ketchup or wine on your shirt? Just fill in the spot with this magic pen and poof! It's like it never even happened.

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    Reviewers say it's a must-have for anyone who is always on-the-go.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $9.97.

    5. Now imagine the same thing, but for makeup mistakes: This makeup remover pen is a must-have for anyone who hates feathering lipstick, uneven eyeliner wings, and getting random splotches of mascara on your face.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.16.

    6. A peel-off cuticle protector you can put on before your nail polish, and peel off after, so your lack of nail polish application skills can remain a secret.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    7. A pocketed shower curtain that doubles up as storage for all your shower needs. Razors, loofahs, toiletries — everything's right there, without having to buy and install a shower caddy.

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    Also, I just realized this design might help weigh the shower curtain a little because mine keeps blowing in my direction.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.97.

    8. An oral care kit that'll help you keep your teeth thoroughly clean with a scraper, and your gums healthy with a special rubber stimulator. The mirror tool allows you to see parts of your mouth only your dentist has seen, and allows you to avoid major damage in the long run by keeping close track of your oral health.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.01.

    9. A pack of bestselling acne patches that you can just stick on a zit and then forget about it. It'll draw gunk out of your pimple and leave it shrunken. The patch looks super gross afterwards, but it's so satisfying.

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    Reviews show that the patches worked for people across the skin type spectrum, which is pretty rare for an acne product. Check out this review by our writer Sarah Han.

    Get a pack of 24 patches on Amazon Canada for $14.

    10. A set of reusable cloths that will gently remove all your makeup (yes, even waterproof mascara) without needing a cleanser, micellar water, or liquid makeup remover. I use these when I'm feeling too lazy to take off my makeup, and they work like magic.

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    All you need is warm water! Bye-bye, disposable wipes and cotton rounds.

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $12.

    11. A handy dandy dish-scrubbing sponge tool you can fill with dishwashing liquid and dispense it at the press of a button directly on whatever you're washing. No more picking up the bottle in the middle of holding a dish, and hand-wringing out a sponge sloshing in soap.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    12. A soft gel bead eye mask that can be used warm or cold to relieve facial pain, stressed eyes, and de-puff under eye bags. It is plush-lined on the side that goes over your eyes for maximum comfort. I have it and it really helps relieve my sinus aches when used warm.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.99. Available in blue and lavender.

    13. An anti-chafe balm stick that's a blessing for anyone thick-thighed. Make inflamed, sore inner thighs a thing of the past!

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    The stick form ensures that application isn't messy, and the product is easy to carry. People who use the balm say it's great for runners and also works on avoiding under-boob rashes. It's non-greasy and sweat-resistant.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99. Available in three sizes.

    14. A pair of lightweight but durable cut-resistant gloves, so you never have to worry about slicing your finger off while using sharp kitchen tools. Now you can FULLY grate your block of cheese without getting nervous about the nub in the end.

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    These are designed to be ambidextrous, and are machine washable.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $4.49+ (available in sizes S-XL).

    15. A silicone hot air popcorn popper bowl that you can chuck into the microwave for two minutes and revolutionize your movie nights. It's collapsible which makes it super easy to store, and costs a fraction of what air popper machine would.

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    It's made of food-grade silicone, and is BPA and PVC free.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.45.

    16. A pet training spray that emits a hissing sound like that of a snake to distract your cat or dog so you can train them and minimize bad habits such as excessive barking, jumping on countertops, and stealing food.

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    It's super safe and humane.

    Get a 50ml can on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    17. A set of five heavy-duty, extra long, nylon-braided iPhone charging cables.

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    No more curling up right next to the power outlet because your charging cable is too short! There are two three-foot cables, two six-foot cables, and one 10-foot cable.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in four colours).

    18. A pair of soft noise-cancelling earplugs that will ensure you sleep like a baby even if your bed buddy's snoring like a baby walrus. These also help block water from entering your ears while you swim!

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    They're made of silicone and won't give you sore ears like traditional foam earplugs do.

    Get two pairs on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    19. A stainless steel pasta measurer that'll allow you to cook just as much pasta as you need for your recipe with its accurate portion size gauges. Never end up with too much or too little!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.97.

    20. A pair of microfibre slippers that'll sweep the floor for you, and all you have to do is walk around the house. You mean to tell me I can just dance around or play with my dog, and my house will be clean???

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    Get them on Amazon Canada for $10.94+ (available in three colours and three sizes).

    Check out BuzzFeed's review for these in our list of stuff for people who suck at cleaning.

    21. A double-sided eyeliner pen that lets you stamp on a wing with one end, and line your eye with the other. Imagine not spending 30 minutes perfecting your wings.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It's highly pigmented, smudge proof, matte, and vegan friendly.

    Get a pack of two for $17.69+ (available in wing lengths 8mm and 10mm).

    22. A tub of OxiClean powder, which is honestly the best enzyme cleaner I've ever used. It removes the toughest stains and leaves things smelling fresh even though it has no added perfume.

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    Get a 1.36kg tub on Amazon Canada for $10.63.

    23. An Angry Mama microwave cleaner that steams up your microwave, so that wiping off all the crusty buildup inside of it becomes easy breezy.

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    Get one on Amazon Canada for $8.99+ (available in green and purple).

    24. A flexible spiral ring adjuster that'll make loose rings wearable without the anxiety of losing them. It can make rings tighter up to 1.5 sizes!

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    Adding this to my cart like right now.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $8.99 (also available in a set of 18 for $10.99).

    25. And lastly, a wood polisher and conditioner that'll breathe new life into old furniture in minutes.

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    It adds a soft shine with a protective coating of carnauba wax and beeswax.

    Get a 16-ounce bottle on Amazon Canada for $8.48 (also available in multipacks of four and six bottles).

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