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    35 Amazing Things I Honestly Can’t Believe Cost Less Than $5

    Bougie but make it budget.

    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 bestselling soft toque to keep you warm and fashionable for the winter months. It comes in over 58 colours, so you'll have a ton of options to pick from. They're also perfect for gifts.

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    Wearers love the softness of these.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $4.97.

    2. A strawberry sorbet-flavoured lip balm which comes in the cutest packaging. This is 100% organic, keeps your lips moisturized, and smells amaaazing. You'll have to resist the urge to eat it.

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    It's free of pthalates, petrolatum and paraben, and is enriched with the goodness of shea butter.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.97.

    3. A pair of beautiful stainless steel airplane cufflinks that look way more expensive than they are. They'll have you looking super professional for under $2!

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    These would make an excellent little gift for someone who travels for work.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $1.74.

    4. Or some gold-plated opalescent pink cufflinks to polish your look to the next level. This set includes a pair of cufflinks and four button studs.

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    Whether you're going to a wedding or to work, these will add a subtle touch of bling to your ensemble that's appropriate for both.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $3.47.

    5. Some adorable kitty gel pens that will brighten up your desk or pencil case in an instant. All the cats in the bunch have different expressions!

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    These are refillable and would make a perfect affordable gift for a cat parent, or a nephew/niece who loves kitties.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $4.79.

    6. A dainty statement geometrical metal clip to look like you put more effort into your ’do than you actually did.

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    Because they're fully made of metal, they'll last you a long, long time.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $1.99+ (available in eight shapes).

    7. Five pairs of polka-dotted comfy and casual cotton socks any dog lover would go crazy for.

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    Reviewers find them adorable and luxuriously soft.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $3.90+ (available in five animal patterns, and fit sizes 5-8.5).

    8. A pair of gorgeous, uniquely designed, translucent socks made of cotton and crystal lace.

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    They're breathable, beautiful, and according to reviews, don't rip in the wash.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $3.02 (available in six colours).

    9. A ton of beautiful nail decals with 12 different patterns including tropical leaves, dainty pastel flowers, and exotic birds, so you can remain in the summer mood even while it's winter.

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    Just soak each cutout in water, apply it to the nail using tweezers, and seal in with some top coat. Ta-da! You now have ~professionally manicured~ nails at home.

    Get 12 sheets on Amazon Canada for $4.99.

    10. And if you'd rather celebrate wintertime, stick on some elegant gold nail snowflakes to make your manicure look professional, expensive, and snowy. Each set has 90 pieces!

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    You can use them to decorate your phone, laptop, glasses frames, and whatever you want to bling up, really.

    Get a set on Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    11. A silicone scalp massager that will help lather shampoo into your hair better, and promote healthy hair growth.

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    The silicone bristles don't cause breakage at the roots like fingernails do. I've personally started to find less hair in the bathtub since I began using this.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.45+ (available in pink and blue).

    12. Pair it with some anti-residue shampoo that'll help get rid of buildup on your scalp caused by styling products or sebum, which can cause breakouts and inhibit health hair growth.

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    I got this a few months ago because my hair gets oily in, like, 18 hours of washing. It has really helped me have fresh-looking hair on day two, and sometimes even day three.

    Get a 350ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    13. A flat top brush that makes applying foundation and other cream products a dream. Because it has synthetic bristles, it doesn't absorb a lot of your foundation.

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    Also it's cruelty free, yay!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.49.

    14. While you're at it, why not also add this fluffy crease brush to your cart? It'll blend your eyeshadow to perfection.

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    Unlike other cheap eyeshadow brushes, this one doesn't have hard bristles that poke your eyelid. It blends colours softly. The reviews say it all!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.29.

    15. A mini atomizer, so you can take your favourite perfume or aftershave anywhere without having to carry the entire heavy glass bottle.

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    I have five atomizers, and they not only make travelling with perfume a whole lot easier, you also get to have your favourite perfume in multiple bottles.

    Get a 10ml bottle for $3+ (available in five colours).

    16. A durable black stainless steel ring that'll give your hands an edgy touch while remaining subtle.

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    It's a low-maintenance ring that comes with a 90-day refund or exchange, so there's no harm in trying it out.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.38+ (available in sizes 6-14).

    17. Or this shiny stainless steel ring with a chain design for that rockstar glam.

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    It comes in a black velvet drawstring bag, so you don't even have to wrap it if you're buying it as a gift.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.99+ (available in sizes 6-15).

    18. Some colour-coded reusable produce mesh bags that are light but tough, and won't tear on you. No more disposable plastic bags, yay!

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    They're machine washable, and have double sewn seams for added tear protection. They'll make grocery shopping fun again, I promise.

    Get a set of five on Amazon Canada for $4.13+ (available in sizes S-L, a twin pack, and a pack of 15).

    19. Some collagen-enriched skin renewing body lotion that will protect you against the ashiness winter is about to bring upon us all.

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    It has a pump, which means no tube-squeezing or double-dipping in tub.

    Get a 600ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $3.97.

    20. A pack of dental treats for your doggo because they're SUCH A GOOD DOG, and don't deserve to have bad breath or tooth problems.

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    They're scientifically tested to reduce tartar buildup, so your dog's breath will never be hot and stinky (okay, maybe it'll still be hot, but not stinky).

    Get a pack of 17 chews for small dogs on Amazon Canada for $3.48, and a pack of 10 treats for medium-sized dogs for $3.48.

    21. A pair of soft and cozy cable knit leg warmers that are super stylish, so you're still cool while you remain warm. 😎

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    Who said you can't wear dresses in the winter? Just throw on some leg warmers with it, and you won't freeze. It is recommended that you hand wash these to make them last longer.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $4.99 (available in five patterns).

    22. A zippered silicone pencil case that's littered with cats, and is legit the cutest thing I've ever seen.

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    You can also store your makeup in it!

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $3.24+ (available in four patterns).

    23. A battery-operated LED night light that can light up in seven colours, and is shaped like a mushroom (omg!).

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    It's a little psychedelic looking, but that only adds to its appeal, I think.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.59.

    24. A pair of cut-resistant gloves 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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    The gloves are ambidextrous, which means you can use either on either hand.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $3.99+ (available in sizes S-XL).

    25. A durable organizer you can slip inside any unsectioned handbag or tote to make sure your stuff is neatly arranged, and not just floating around in the abyss that is your bag.

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    It has outer mesh pockets for your phone, earphones, or maybe a lip balm, and can easily fit an iPad in its main pockets.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.49.

    26. Some shoe cream that'll condition and moisturize your leather footwear. It's like a spa for your shoes, and it's available in pretty much every colour you'll need.

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    The product boasts a 4.6 star rating, and users say it brought their shoes back to life.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.20+ (available in 25 colours).

    27. An absolutely adorable little cable guard that will protect the connector end of your charging cable from splitting or fraying.

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    It's flexible and reduces the stress around the connector of your cable to make sure it lasts long.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.99+ (available in other animal models, and in multipacks).

    28. Some comfortable shoe insoles that'll fight foot odour and keep your feet fresh and dry. These are especially useful now that that's winter boot time.

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    They can be trimmed to fit most foot sizes.

    Get a pack of three pairs on Amazon Canada for $2.65 (fits sizes 5-10W and 7-13M).

    29. A phone ring holder that every Studio Ghibli fan absolutely NEEDS.

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    It can also be used as a kickstand for your phone.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $4.50 (available in nine designs, and a pack of eight).

    30. A lovely metal donkey keychain because everyone loves a little ass (I'm sorry).

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    It comes in a pouch, and would make a beautiful crafted gift. I would take the donkey off and make it into a pendant but that's just me. 🤷‍♀️

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.44.

    31. Some beautiful coloured kohl liners to give your waterline a pop of colour, because simple old mascara or winged black liner can get boring.

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    Reviewers say it lasts all day and doesn't smudge.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $3.96 (available in 22 colours).

    32. A metallic rose elastic headband that'll tie any look together, and keep your ponytail or up-do in place.

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    You can repurpose it as a necklace too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.12.

    33. Or a soft headband with bunny ears that you can use to put your hair back as you wash your face, do your makeup, or put on a face mask.