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    24 Brilliant Products Under $50 You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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    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 stainless steel ladle and slotted spoon set that is designed to conveniently hook to the rim of pretty much any pot, so you aren't frantically looking for plate to catch the drips from your gravy, stew, or soup.

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    It's rustproof and long enough to get to the bottom of a pot 12 inches deep!

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    2. A makeup remover pen that is like a precision eraser for all your little makeup mistakes. Feathered lipstick, mascara splotches, or wonky eyeliner wings — this magic marker is here to make everything perfect.

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    The precise tip works way better than a q-tip, tissue, or makeup sponge soaked in makeup remover.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.31.

    3. Some bestselling pimple patches that are actually draw out the gunk from your zits. It's super gross but oh-so satisfying.

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    It's rare to see a pimple product work for a majority of its users, but you've got to read the reviews to see how much people love these.

    Get a pack of 24 patches on Amazon Canada for $13.66.

    4. A stick of non-greasy anti-chafe balm that'll help you void irritated, sore inner thighs. It's sweat resistant, won't block pores, and comes in a travel-friendly size.

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    The stick form ensures that application isn't messy, and the product is easy to carry. Reviewers say it's great for runners and also works on avoiding under-boob rashes.

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

    5. A draft blocker to stick at the bottom of your door to ensure no frosty air (or insects!) come inside in this cold, cold weather. Reviewers say it even worked for minimizing noise coming into the room.

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    These may also help conserve energy because your heating or air conditioning will not leave the room. You can cut it according to your door size.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    6. A corrective brace that'll fix slouching, backaches, and all your posture-related problems. It'll help bring your real height back, too! Did you know bad posture can take away inches of your height because it compresses your spine?

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    This bestseller has almost 2,300 positive reviews on Amazon Canada. It can simply be worn like a backpack to help you straighten out your spine. Buyers say it's surprising how much this simple brace has helped them fix their posture and relieve back pain.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    7. A shampooing tool that'll massage your scalp, without breaking your hair at the roots. I personally own and LOVE this product.

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    I know it looks spiky, but it's super gentle on the scalp. I've also noticed that you don't have to use as much shampoo as you usually would. Reviewers have pointed out that their scalp feels cleaner, and their manicures are lasting longer because they aren't using their fingernails to shampoo.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.50 (available in two colours, and three multipacks).

    8. Some handy nail repair pens to get rid of any pesky and unsightly toenail fungus, protect your nails, and prevent discolouration. The solution in these strengthens your nails and also inhibits infections in the future!

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    This product is safe for both fingernails and toenails. Check out the amazing before-and-after photos in the reviews!

    Get a set of four pens on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    9. A set of iPhone cables that are six feet long, meaning you won't be restricted to one side of the bed just to get some juice in your device.

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    These have changed my LIFE. No more surprise tugs on my charging cord, and I get actually use all the real estate on my bed.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    10. A mushroom-shaped strainer that'll catch all the hair in your bathtub for easy removal, so you never have experience the gross feeling of showering in a pooling tub again. Plus, it could save you a big plumbing bill down the line.

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    The TubShroom will collect hair of any length (even pet hair). Check out this full review on it by BuzzFeed writer Sarah Aspler.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in six colours, and a twin-pack option.

    11. A simple hair tool to transform an ordinary ponytail into something more sophisticated and complicated-looking. This tool can be used to quickly create a number of neat hairstyles that would take a long time (and sore arms) to create otherwise.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.97.

    12. 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. Reviewers say they've even tried using it on more delicate fabrics without any damage.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    13. A button-up collar attachment that'll transform any jumper, dress, or sweater into a more ~formal~ and put-together outfit in seconds. No need to iron a whole shirt (which would probably gather frumpily under your sweater anyway).

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    This is especially great if you want to give the illusion of layering without getting too hot under two shirts!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99 (available in two colours and fabrics).

    14. Some light-dimming stickers that'll de-intensify all the bright little LED lights you find distracting. Just peel and stick, so you never have to go through the sudden, shooting pain of looking directly at a point light when you wake up. / Via

    These don't completely block out the light, so you won't miss any important information from your appliances. They'll just dim it down — kind of like curtains!

    Get a sheet of 100 assorted LightDims on Amazon Canada for $7.49.

    15. A double-sided eyeliner pen that makes eyeliner application so much easier and faster, you'll be ready sooner than you expected! It lets you stamp on a wing with one end, and line your eye with the other. And what's sexier than feeling confident in your eyeliner skills?

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    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).

    16. A pair of cut-resistant gloves if you're prone to nicking yourself, so you can grate, slice, and chop with full confidence. These are surprisingly light and comfortable for a product that can withstand a sharp blade.

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    Reviewers say they work like a dream, especially for chopping onions.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $3.86+ (available in sizes S-XL).

    17. A makeup brush cleaning device that'll make your life a million times easier! Every makeup lover is guilty of putting off this task because it's so damn time consuming, but this little electronic device will spin-wash AND dry your tools in a fraction of the time. It fits brushes of any diameter, too!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    18. A gel ice therapy hat that reviewers say is a must-have for people who suffer from migraines. It's also great for anyone who suffers from sinus pain or allergies.

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    It comes with three gel inserts and stays securely in place so you'll be sure to get the full therapeutic effect.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    19. A cordless water flosser that gently uses water to blast away debris and plaque and uses oxygen bubbles to reduce the growth of oral anaerobic bacteria. You'll fall in love with the feeling of deep-cleaned gums, all without using traditional floss!

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    Reviewers say this device has been super gentle for their sensitive teeth and recommend it for people whose gums can bleed while using regular dental floss.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.99.

    20. This T-shirt folder, which will make you an organizing pro by neatly folding your shirts all to the same size. It takes literally seconds to fold one! No more stray shirts piled up on your bed for you to frantically hide when someone rings the doorbell.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    21. A reusable pet hair remover roller, so that your living room couch doesn't look a glorified cat/dog bed.

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    The best part is you don't need sticky sheets!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.95.

    22. Some lemon-scented cleaning putty that’ll get all the dust settled inside your car vents and the crumbs trapped in your keyboard. Once you’re done, just store it back in its container — you don’t even need to wash it.

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    Flipping your keyboard and gently slapping it like you’re burping a baby doesn’t work (I tried). Can you imagine cleaning a speaker grill with this?

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    23. Some mouldable glue that's basically a squishy miracle. It can repair your charger cords, shoes, pots — virtually anything. Use it to bond or seal things together. It's waterproof, temperature resistant, and sets to a rubbery, silicone finish overnight.

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    Whether you're trying to repair your ceramics, wooden furniture, metalware or glassware, this insulating glue has your back.

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon Canada for $25.55+.

    24. And lastly, a soft microfibre towel that'll remove your makeup thoroughly without needing anything but warm water. Now you have no excuse to sleep with your makeup on, because you have a one-step cleansing solution.

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    I use this on nights when I’m too tired or sleepy to do my entire face-washing regimen. I know the idea of rubbing your face with a towel sounds like Scratchy Town, but it's so gentle! It even removes waterproof makeup. Liquid lipstick? Bye. Waterproof mascara? She resigned.

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

    Here's to living your best life without dropping all your coin.


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