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    Jan. 23, 2020

    25 Useful Things Under $50 That You Won't Regret Buying

    Because buying a few great things is better than buying many mediocre things.

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    1. A beautiful duvet and pillow cover set that's made of soft-brushed microfibre fabric, making it extra plushy. The dark colour makes it easy to get away with tiny stains until laundry day, and the simple pattern will complement any room.

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    It's resistant to wrinkling, fading, and shrinkage, so maintenance is a breeze and it'll last you a long time without losing its looks.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99+. Available in navy and grey, and sizes king and queen.

    2. A reusable pet hair remover brush that'll have your clothes looking clean, even if your pet decided to jump on you for cuddles just before you were leaving for work. The best part? You'll never have to buy refills for it!

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    It comes with a self-cleaning base that'll store all the lint and fur it collects, so you can just dip the brush inside it and forget about it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.95. You can also get a furniture cleaning variant of it for $17.99.

    3. A magical instant stain removing pen that'll take care of all the food and drink spills you get on your clothes. Let's face it: you're probably going to use this daily.

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    Users absolutely love it and say it's a miracle on-the-go product especially for clumsy people.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $16.53.

    4. 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. It comes with a 30-day money-back warranty, in case you change your mind.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98.

    5. Neutrogena's T/Gel therapeutic shampoo will relieve the peskiest scalp problems, like seborrheic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis, flaky dandruff, itching, and inflammation. Reviewers say it's like a miracle in a bottle and helped them get rid of the stubborn, painful scalp problems that they've had for years.

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    The shampoo claims to be effective from the first use! Just leave it in your hair for a few minutes in the shower, and rinse off.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.79.

    6. A nail repair treatment that'll 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. Reviewers say it totally works on renewing your nail, and has even shown improvement in people whose nails are misshapen and discoloured due to diabetes. Check out the amazing before-and-after photos in the reviews!

    Get a set of four pens on Amazon Canada for $38.25.

    7. A beautiful Persian rug that'll add warmth and colour to your living space. The rugs come in 18 sizes, so there's something for every room, no matter how big or small.

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    These rugs are made in Turkey, and reviewers say they look just as good in real life as they do the pictures. They're half an inch thick, so they're super comfy to walk on.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.98+. Available in four colours and many shapes.

    8. A rocking garlic crusher that will do all the hard work for you. No more mincing, chopping, and getting your fingers all sticky and smelly.

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    Reviewers love how a little effort goes a long way with this gadget and how easy it is to clean.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.59.

    9. A set of breathable lace undies, because they're sexy and comfy (and you KNOW your old underwear has holes and really needs to be replaced). These are affordable and will keep you panty line free.

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    Reviewers love how light these feel when worn, and say the lace is beautiful and comfy.

    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $24.99 (available in sizes S-XL).

    10. 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.

    11. 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.

    12. An activity book that'll help you manage and learn more about your anxiety in a funny and relaxing way. It covers the fear of public speaking, anxiety around Googling your symptoms, and soothing facts that could diminish restlessness.

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    Reviewers say it's a must-have for anyone struggling with anxiety.

    Get it on Amazon Canada in paperback for $15.20.

    13. A bestselling memory foam seat cushion that'll elevate your butt AND provide back and tailbone support while you're driving, eating, working, or doing just about anything. It has nearly 1,200 positive reviews in Canada!

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    The bottom of it is made of non-slip rubber, ensuring your tush won't slip and slide anywhere. Reviewers love how lightweight it is, and how quickly using it has soothed their pains.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.95.

    14. A five-in-one ultrasonic aromatherapy oil diffuser that improves air quality, functions as a humidifier, and protects you from allergens in the home, so you aren't sneezing your head off. You can control the colours and brightness using your phone.

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    This diffuser is compatible with Amazon Echo, too, so you can just tell Alexa to take care of things as you relax. Reviewers love that they can use it as a nightlight, too. And as someone with asthma, I highly recommend a humidifier for the winter.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.14+.

    15. A handheld percussion massager that you can use to target any area of your body that needs some TLC. It has five different heads that will cater to all different kinds of muscle relaxation needs.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    16. A very elaborate magnetic repair tool kit that'll help you fix everything — from crooked glasses and gaming consoles, to phones and laptops! It has 117 pieces, so it's pretty much guaranteed to fit all kinds of screws.

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    You'll save a ton of money not replacing easily fixable things with this nifty little kit. Reviewers love how large the selection of screwdriver bits included is.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    17. Some bamboo charcoal air-purifying bags that absorb all the bad, mildewy, smokey, sweaty odours, and excess moisture from your life. Throw it in the closet, put it in your car, scoot it into your fridge, and let it freshen up your life.

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    These are eco-friendly and won't harm your pet. Reviewers say not only did these work well for their bathrooms, closets, and cars, they even worked on deodorizing their shoes.

    Get a pack of four bags on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    18. A string of bestselling self-adhesive LED lights that can be stuck on to the periphery of your vanity to give it a spanking new Hollywood-style redo. These are dimmable, and their warmth level can be adjusted as you please.

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    My best friend has had these installed on her mirror for over a year, and they've never fallen off.

    Get a string of 14 for $29.74 (also available in a string of ten for $27.15).

    19. A pair of premium Dockers moccasin slippers that are so soft and light, you'll feel like you're walking on a cloud. The slippers have memory foam on the inside which will feel like a hug for your feet.

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    These are also odour-neutralizing on the inside, and can be worn both outdoors and indoors. Reviewers say these are super durable, too.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $43.82+. Available in three colours and sizes 9-13.

    20. A life-changing extra-large cat litter disposal bin that locks in odour, makes your litter last longer, and makes poop scoopin’ a breeze. It can store up to 21 days of poop (for a single cat)!

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    Reviewers say that managing their cat's litter is so much easier now and love how it controls odours. All your have to do is scoop up clumps, put them in the bin, and pull the handle. This bin comes with a refill (eight-week capacity) and is ideal for homes with multiple cats.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.27. A refill twin pack is available for $25.88.

    21. 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+.

    22. A soy wax candle that'll get rid of any odours left by your pet in the home. Your apartment doesn't have to smell like a wet mop just because Spot really enjoys walks in the rain.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.99 (available in 25 scents).

    Find out more about this product in this Pet House candle review.

    23. A soft and breathable pyjama set you can sleep in comfortably AND look cute in as you lounge at home. It's made of cotton jersey, so you'll love how it glides on the skin!

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    Reviewers have noted that these run large, so you might want to size down a little.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 17 colours and patterns).

    24. A faux fur cape that'll make you want to be referred to only as "Your Royal Highness." This comfortable and cozy wrap shawl will make any dress look more luxurious and expensive.

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    Reviewers say it gets them lots of compliments, and some even wore it on their wedding day!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.65. Available in 100 colours and designs.

    25. And lastly, a suspended metal storage basket, so you can make use of under-shelf space in a refreshing and stylish way. It's a blessing especially if you're short, because it's not only useful in the kitchen, but you can use it basically anywhere you have a shelf. Pantry? Check. Bathroom? Check. The possibilities are endless!

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    Reviewers say installation is super easy and all you need to do is just slide it onto the shelf. It's also lightweight, easy to clean, and dust proof.

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

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