Sep. 20, 2019

    18 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

    I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it!

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    1. A silicone lip-exfoliating brush to finally banish dryness and chapping from your pout so you can break out those liquid lipsticks once again.

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    One side has smaller bumps for exfoliating away dead skin (you can use it with your favourite lip scrub, too!) and the other har larger circles to massage in your favourite lip oil or balm for hydration.

    Get a pack of five from Amazon Canada for $12.39.

    2. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey so you never have to decide between sweet and spicy. You can be (and eat) both!

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    Need more inspiration? Learn more about the life-changing power of this honey in I Tried This Spicy Honey And It Changed How I Eat Every Meal.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.95.

    3. A pet hair–removing roller with a patented brush design (and *no* adhesive strips) to rid your lovely black sofa of all your furry friend's shedding in a quick roll — so you can get back to cuddling together.

    Get it from Amazon for $33.95.

    4. A pair of affordable and modern cat-eye sunnies that'll prove it's hip to be ~square~.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $18.99 (available in five colours).

    5. A set of reusable silicone straws so you can sip in style — and stay a little more eco-friendly. Just pop 'em in the included case and you can take them everywhere you go.

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    And they come with a cleaning brush too!

    Get a set of four eight-inch straws from Amazon Canada for $17.69 (also available in 10-inch straws, and with white cases).

    6. A set of sword ice pop molds to soothe the wounds left in your soul after this season of Game of Thrones. Hey, remember when we were freaked about the wights? Me too.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $24.96.

    7. A chic little scrunchie masquerading as an elegantly-tied scarf to really dress up your ponytails or messy buns when you're running out the door, 20 minutes late already.

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    Get the set of ten from Amazon Canada for $19.99).

    8. A four-in-one kitchen gadget you can use as tongs, a scooper, strainer, or pan scraper. You know how you always see chefs in cooking shows do, like everything with tongs? These'll help you replicate that.

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    Don't rummage around your utensil drawer looking for the right tool. This is it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.44.

    9. A set of reusable lunch bags (available in snack and sandwich size) that'll truly understand you frustrations when that noon meeting runs just TOO DARN LONG.

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    They even have flat bottoms for easy filling!

    Get them from Amazon Canada $9.02 (for the snack size; also available in sandwich size and in sets).

    10. A pack of teensy capsules filled with a blend of vitamin B5, silk proteins, and keratin to nourish dry hair, add shine, and treat excessively oily roots — all while working to protect your hair from heat and sun damage. Good things *do* come in small packages.

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    Get a pack of 30 capsules from Amazon Canada for $23.95.

    11. An easy-breezy pineapple corer perfect 🎶 if you like piña coladas 🎶... but not spending a fortune on pre-cut pineapple. This thing is so easy to use, it's like a tropical vacation in your kitchen.

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    Cut off the top of your pineapple, twist the corer into the fruit (kind of like a wine bottle corkscrew), then pull it out. You now have a cored and spiral-cut pineapple in minutes!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.99+ (also available in a larger size).

    12. An assortment of pearl clips to make that "oh boy it's getting greasy" hair look fancy and purposeful. When every day is a good hair day, you'll feel like the world is your ~oyster~.

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    I bought these very hair clips and they look SO great IRL! I've been wearing them all the time. And to combat that greasy hair, might I suggest pairing with some Batiste dry shampoo?

    Get the set of eight from Amazon Canada for $13.69.

    13. A DIY cross stitch kit so you can bring out your ~crafty~ side, one thread at a time.

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    It comes with two embroidery hoops, thread, cotton aida with the pattern on it, needles, and instructions.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.60.

    14. A gorgeous textured travel wallet that'll store boarding pass, passport, credit cards, and more — all while looking like a chic mini clutch. Just a touch of first class style, at an economy price.

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    It's made of Rfid-blocking material too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99 (available in 14 colours).

    15. A clever little PVC spiral to make rings up to 1.5 sizes smaller without permanent alterations required. Easy peasy!

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    Get a set of four from Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    16. A super cute shell choker necklace, so you can live out all your VSCO girl dreams. Plus, it's so affordable, it'd almost be irresponsible not to get it!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $1.90.

    17. A cookbook inspired by Lord of the Rings so those hunger pangs you always felt around ~elevenses~ can finally be sated. We're talking recipes for EVERY HOBBIT MEALTIME!

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    There are even vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly recipe options and tweaks inside!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.65.

    18. A set of colourful dress socks to give your buttoned-up ensemble a little more ~personality~. When your pant leg rides up a little, people will be amazed at your sweet stems!

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    Get five pairs on Amazon Canada for $12.74 (available in many styles and bigger sets).

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