Skip To Content

    We hope you love our recommendations! Some may have been sent as samples, but all were independently selected by our editors. Just FYI, BuzzFeed and its publishing partners may collect a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page.

    26 Inexpensive Things You'll Probably Wish You'd Bought Years Ago

    Better now than never.

    1. A broom gripper that'll pick those cleaning tools off the ground and give them a home. Finally organize that closet you pretend doesn't exist!

    Two grippers, one holding a pole and the other being removed cleanly with text on the image saying removal won't damage walls

    2. A subscription to NordVPN to browse the internet with peace of mind, knowing that your data stays secure behind a secure wall of encryption, even if you're logged onto public Wi-Fi.

    3. A set of silicone stretch lid covers, because your food keeps spoiling every time you haphazardly throw some cling wrap on it. Store your food properly so it doesn't go to waste! Speaking of waste, these will help rid your life of one-use plastics!

    a side by side of two bowls, one with silicone stretch lid covering nicely and one with cling-wrap not doing a great job

    4. A flexible cable protector so you can prevent your charging cord from fraying after, like, two weeks. We all wish we bought this like three chargers ago, but now's your chance.

    pink and green cord protectors on chargers for a laptop and iphone

    5. A four-piece acrylic canister set with an airtight clip for all of your flour, sugar, and cocoa needs. Seeing everything clean and organized will promote actually using these items instead of them sitting in the back of your cabinet for years! (speaking from experience here)

    the four canisters on the counter filled up with baking items

    6. A set of two vinyl furniture scratch guards so your pets will finally get the message that your really expensive couch is not their really expensive toy.

    A side by side showing a damaged leg of the couch next to the protected side un-touched

    7. A durable honeycomb drawer insert to form a home for your socks, scarves, ties, undies, etc. No more digging for a matching pair. Marie Kondo is shook!

    8. A pack of six cable clips that'll finally organize your desk, car, and bedside table charging stations by keeping cords in their place, because gravity has been making your life harder for 👏far 👏too 👏long.

    9. A set of light-dimming sheets because someone kept looking at their very bright alarm clock and thought, "there's gotta be a way to rid my life of glare!?" And then they invented this thing. Glare be gone!

    A clock with the light dimming sheet over it showing that it's dimmer now

    10. A hanger stacker to fix one of the most annoying storage problems in history. This "before" and "after" alone has already changed me for the better.

    11. A 48-bottle nail polish organizer so you can actually see all the shades you own instead of settling on the same boring polish as last time.

    12. A pack of motion-sensing LED lights if you've stubbed your toe on the kitchen table one too many times! These are a cheap way to get helpful lighting in places that need it most around your home. You don't need to get professional installation — just stick them on.

    A staircase with the lights lining it making it easier to get up and down

    13. A TubShroom drain protector that'll prevent clogged pipes throughout your house by catching all the hair in your drains. You can shower me with thanks later.

    the product after use showing hair collected

    14. A brown sugar–softening bear to help maintain the sugar's moisture for up to SIX MONTHS. Just place in water for 20 minutes and then it's ready for the brown sugar jar!

    the brown sugar bear next to a jar of brown sugar

    15. A set of five soft silicone eyeglass sleeves so you can quickly say goodbye to any discomfort you've been experiencing on your temples from your new set of lenses.

    A model showing the glasses resting with the silicone cover on the back of their ear

    16. A set of bedsheet suspenders that'll clip and grip your sheets so they stay secure, because you toss and turn in your sleep, and by the time the sun rises, your bedsheets are halfway on the floor.

    a before and after of the suspenders locking down a bed sheet

    17. A magnetic paper towel holder so you can clear space on your kitchen counter and use the empty space on your magnetic fridge.

    18. A beauty spatula designed to get every last drop of your expensive foundation, lipgloss, or lotion. Don't let a poorly designed bottle get you down!

    19. An upper back brace posture corrector so you can have some help keeping your shoulders back and your head tall so your posture doesn't suffer over time.

    a before and after showing the brace making their shoulders pull back upright

    20. A silicone adjuster that'll make your ring have a tighter fit the more loops you add. Now you can wear that ring that always slips off and for sure save yourself a trip to the jeweler.

    a sequence of images showing the adjuster being used on a ring and it fitting the person's finger better

    21. A portable bug bite suction tool to reduce the itching and swelling your body is experiencing after a mosquito, bee, or wasp sting.

    22. A squeegee broom for ridding your carpet, rugs, tile, and hardwood floors of pet hair (and human hair!) you know has been building up for months and months.

    An image showing how much hair has been swept up

    23. A hair-finishing stick that'll take those little hairs and fly-aways and roll them up into your bun! It's essentially plant oil in a mascara wand and it's perfect (like your hair).

    24. An eyeliner stamp, because you've been spending WAY too much time and effort trying to get the perfect wing when this thing exists and will do it for you.

    25. A set of 12 anti-snoring nose vents to open up your nostrils and alleviate the #1 most annoying thing that keeps you (and your partner) up at night — your snoring!

    26. A set of Schick dermaplaning razors, because they'll shape brows flawlessly (and painlessly!). They're precise and won't irritate your skin like waxing and threading can.

    You thanking yourself in the near future

    Looking for more great Amazon finds? Check out some of our favorite cheap things to buy on Amazon, some of the weirdest things on Amazon you might actually want, or read through all the rest of our incredible Amazon product recommendations.

    What's your favorite product?

    Tell us about your favorite product
    Your review may be featured in a post.
    Minimum 25 characters, 1500 characters left
    Max 10 MB. Accepted file types: .jpg, .jpeg, .png.