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    24 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

    Cute stickers, a whimsical watering can, glam hair accessories, and more under-$25 goodies you're gonna want to own.

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    1. A Harry Potter origami book for anyone interested in trying a magical new hobby (or who just needs something to do with their hands other than munch Bertie Botts during their next HP movie marathon).


    It comes with special illustrated paper for each design, pages covering origami basics for before you get started, and tips on storing and preserving your creations!

    Promising review: "I wasn't expecting much in this little origami book, but I just picked it up and I'm so excited. It's got gorgeous illustrations and imagery throughout. The step-by-step instructions are also full color and have the steps highlighted in circles, unlike the Star Wars or Pokémon origami books. The book suggests completing the projects in order and I agree — unless you're a master origami make you really have to do it like that! Perfect book." —Hannah B.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.26.

    2. The perfect leopard tee that's a much more fun wardrobe staple than your classic white crewneck, but pretty much just as versatile.,

    Jeans. A blazer. A skirt. Shorts. Overalls. Florals. Stripes. You can wear it with all of 'em.

    Promising review: "This is my new absolute favorite top! I wish it came in every color in the rainbow and more patterns, because it is just that good! So soft, washing machine-friendly, a great price, and true to size!!" —Shari S

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in eight styles, including some with long sleeves).

    3. Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love, aka Jonathan Van Ness's new book about all the things he had to go through to become the fabulous legend we all stan today. Because IDK about you, but Queer Eye Season 4, Episode 1 was not nearly enough JVN history for me!


    I've already pre-ordered mine, and I have a feeling that when it comes in the mail I'll screech as loud as if someone had just presented me with a plate of pumpkin cookies, comma, homemade.

    Pre-order it from Amazon for $14.99+ (out September 24, 2019).

    4. Coty Airspun loose face powder, a magical setting powder that over 3,500 reviewers swear by to really, truly lock in their makeup All. Dang. Day. Because the ultimate treat would be your fab smokey eye not wearing off by lunchtime ever again.


    Check out more great beauty products you can get on Amazon.

    Promising review: "I'm totally blown away by this product! I've been using Laura Mercier's Translucent loose setting powder (which is $39) for about six months, and was dissatisfied with the fact that my skin appeared greasy/oily by the end of the work day. By 5 p.m., I have been wearing my makeup for about 10 hours. I also live in a warm climate and have oily skin. By the end of my work day using this powder, my face is still very matte! I am THRILLED! This way outperforms the Laura Mercier powder and is about 13% of the cost. I can't believe it. I'm never going back." —AlexisJulian

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in six colors).

    5. A whimsical insulated Totoro mug that I think may be the Miyaza-key to keeping your beverages at their ideal temperature.


    Promising review: "This mug is absolutely adorable! It feels pretty nice and is easy to grip. It can't hold a lot of liquid, but enough for me to use it. It’s pretty small — I’d say about the size of a child’s thermos — but cute enough for this 22-year-old to use. I love the movie and this is an adorable tribute to it. It keeps drinks hot and cold for hours. Would definitely recommend to any fan of Totoro!" —InkedRockabella

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    6. An amazingly affordable set of luxe colored pencils any artist — amateur or pro — is sure to be ~drawn~ to.


    Promising review: "These are awesome art pencils! They're fatter than what I'm used to, but they are top notch in color-rich pigments, coverage, and smooth lay down, and they are good for shading and blending. They sharpen pretty well in the large hole of my manual sharpener. In my opinion, these are top-grade artist pencils at a fraction of what I have paid for my other top-of-the-line pencils, so I was happy to find these." —K.K.

    Get a set of 24 from Amazon for $6.39.

    7. A sparkly initial hairpin for a trendy 'do that'll inspire about a zillion compliments and maybe even a love ~letter~.


    Get it from Madenie on Etsy for $8 (available in 26 letters).

    8. A delightful elephant watering can here to ensure you ~never forget~ to water your plants.,

    Promising review: "This is adorable and holds more water than you'd expect. I have a lot of house plants and I wanted a can that wouldn't spill on desks, etc. This does the job and is adorable. It pours a steady stream and only splashes if you overfill it. I was worried it wouldn't hold much water, but it does! It's perfect for the house and doesn't take up much room, so you can have more plants! Definitely recommend." —Macy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.18.

    9. A sleek leather headphone and cord wrap, which, not to be hyperbolic about it or anything, might just save you freaking years of your life that would otherwise be spent untangling your earbuds.


    Promising review: "I don't know who came up with this idea, but they need an award. I can't figure out how I lived without this thing for so long. It saves me so much time when I pull my earbuds out of my purse, because I don't have to untangle them. Even keeping them in a pouch neatly wrapped didn't stop the (suspected) gremlins from turning them into a tangled mess. This does!" —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $5.39 (available in four colors).

    10. Bow-trimmed fishnet socks just begging to peek out of your favorite sneakers, loafers, and booties.


    Promising review: "OH MY GOD they're so cute. I randomly saw them while deep diving on Amazon one day and bought them on a whim. I tried them with a few pairs of shoes and I've concluded I like them best worn with my Doc Martens and Vans. Overall they're really cute, and can pull an outfit together nicely. If you're thinking about getting them, I def would." —Andy

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $15.38.

    11. A badass, inspirational enamel pin to remind you that you TOTALLY got this.


    Get it from OldEnglishCo on Etsy for $8.82.

    12. Stylish and cheeky file folders that'll make organizing your hellscape of a desk a little bit more fun.


    Get a set of three from Amazon for $10.75+ (available in five designs).

    13. An OMG-worthy uterus sticker I'm absolutely positive you can find ~womb~ for on your laptop, phone, or notebook.


    Get it from Punkypins on Etsy for $1.26.

    14. Winky Lux Glimmer pH Balm in Rosé, a glitzy, cruelty-free, vegan, phthalate- and sulfate-free wonder of a lippie that adjusts to the pH of your skin to turn the perfect, noticeable-yet-natural(ish) shade of pink.

    Winky Lux, Katy Herman/BuzzFeed

    (Psst...if you're in the mood for a slightly more splurge-worthy treat, you can get the earrings I'm wearing in the selfie above here).

    I recently became low-key obsessed with this stuff, as evidenced by my need to post the above selfie to Insta the first day I wore it. I like to apply a base layer of Chapstick first, since this stuff really functions more as a tint than a balm. I think the really amazing thing about it (besides the sorcery that allows it to adjust to your unique skin tone) is how well it suits all different beauty styles. For example, I really don't wear makeup other than the occasional statement lip to suit my outfit. I never — seriously, never — wear natural-looking lip color. This is fun and makes enough of a statement for me to actually want to wear it. On the other hand, even though the bullet is super glittery, the finish on your lips doesn't look too much glitzier than a gloss, so even my typically sparkle-avoiding mom wants to borrow it!

    Get it from Winky Lux for $16.

    15. Colorful crew socks that are a whole mood. Feed me or ELSE.


    Get them from ModCloth for $12 or Amazon for $10.99.

    16. One of BuzzFeed's cool horoscope tees to rock as a ~sign~ of your astrological pride.


    Get Leo tee (available in three colors) or the Taurus tee (available in two colors) from Shop BuzzFeed on Amazon for $21.99 (both available in men's and women's sizes S-3X and youth sizes 2-12). Find more signs here.

    17. A precious corgi pin that's the sweetest, most complimentary little buddy you could ever ass-k for.


    Get it from Amazon for $2.50.

    18. Homesick's library-scented fragrance oil (it smells like old book pages and leather — mmm), for anyone who kinda wishes they were going back to school just so they could curl up amongst the stacks all day.


    It works with any standard diffuser!

    Promising review: "Easily the most relaxing and therapeutic oil I've ever experienced." —Bea

    Get it from Homesick for $9.95.

    19. A charming ceramic owl hoo is perfect for holding flowers, kitchen utensils, office supplies, or pretty much anything else you're looking to store ~wisely~.


    Promising review: "This thing is adorable. It holds six or seven large wooden spoons and three medium wire whisks. It's a little bit larger than I thought it was, actually. I love it. Thinking of getting one for my sister." —Lil Miss

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six colors).

    20. An adorable ticket box here to ensure you never have a boring day off ever again. Just pull a ticket from either the "home" or "away" side depending on your mood, and get a fun activity idea like "take a cooking class" or "invent your own board game"!

    Urban Outfitters

    This is also a great idea if you and your friends or S.O. are in a total rut when it comes to hangout and date ideas! It's got 100 different ideas inside.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

    21. A glam going-out bag everyone will envy as you strut ~around~ town.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90.

    22. A totally ~jawsome~ ring for anyone who wishes Shark Week could be every week.


    Promising review: "Fits great and looks fierce. I love it!" —katie

    Get it from ModCloth for $12 (available in sizes 7-9).

    23. A squee-worthy sticker paying homage to the boys and their monsters that lit up every millennial's weekday mornings (slash got you hooked on anime for life). Admit it, you ~Kanto~ resist this ~duel~-fandom reference.


    Get it from RySpirit on TeePublic for $2.50. You can also get just Ash here or just Yugi here.

    24. Tarte's Wine Not lip gloss & brush set, an adorable, vegan, and cruelty-free bottle-and-glass shaped set that might just bring you even more joy than a glass of vino at the end of a long day.


    It includes a red-tinted gloss and a big fluffy blending brush!

    Get it from Tarte for $17.

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