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    26 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

    Adorable pens, fun hair accessories, a crowd-pleasing card game, and more under-$25 delights you absolutely deserve to own right this second.

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    1. An aww-worthy pen set featuring some sweet-faced friends who are ear to add a little cheer to your desk.


    Promising review: "These pens are amazing. They will show through the paper a little, but they go on so smoothly and are absolutely worth it. They're super cute and the faces haven’t even chipped despite them being in my pencil bag and constantly getting beat up. They are so cute and the ink is wonderful to write with." —O.atmeal

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $1.97.

    2. Sushi Go!, a quick and fun strategy card game that over 1,500 reviewers love. It's perfect for your friend group's short attention span — each game only lasts about 15 minutes!


    Some reviewers say it can take a few rounds to totally get, but for a fun explainer, folks recommended this demo video where Wil Wheaton and other celebs play the game!

    Promising review: "Sushi Go! is a card drafting set collection game. That means you get dealt a hand of cards, you pick one to play in front of you and then you pass the rest to your neighbor. You keep doing that until all the dealt cards have been played, and try to collect sets of cards that go together to score as many points as you can. Keep an eye on what your opponents are collecting. Don't let them have what they need and stick them with cards that are going to lower their score. The game is light but has a fair amount of strategy to it. It's family friendly; it's fun for the kids but challenging for the adults too. The artwork is really cute, and it might get your kids to try some new foods!" —S. Deniz Bucak

    Get it from Amazon for $8.65.

    3. A "This is fine" meme enamel pin to help you hold it together during whatever dumpster fire is currently happening in your life — or even if you're just reading the news. 🙃


    Get it from Topatoco for $10.

    4. Rip Van Wafels, aka your new favorite crispy, sweet, perfectly-portioned treat to pair with your coffee or rescue you from your mid-day slump.


    Each one has 130 calories, under nine grams of sugar, and a gram of protein, so they're an ideal pick-me-up or on-the-go snack. I've decided I absolutely HAVE TO try one of the chocolate flavors.

    Promising review: "Damn fine stroopwafels. These little waffles are fantastic. Not only are they delicious, but they're perfectly-sized for strategic placement in a jersey pocket. They're my preferred treat/fuel on longer bike rides." —Robert J.

    Get a box of 12 from Amazon for $14.82+ (available in nine flavors).

    5. A whimsical flamingo bottle opener so you can break open the booze when you're ready to party like a ~flock~ star.


    Get it from Target for $6.

    6. A gorgeous stacked bracelet set to make any outfit approximately a zillion times more glam.


    In most sets, all the bracelets are stretchy except for one with a lobster clasp!

    Promising review: "This is a quality costume jewelry set. The beads are shiny and all of the bracelets look fantastic together. I purchased this set on sale and only paid $12, but I'd happily pay double that after seeing the quality." —TheBestNest

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 40 colors and two sizes).

    7. NYX Butter Gloss, a smooth, buildable lipgloss that over 1,500 reviewers adore and that may make you wonder why you ever splurged on glosses before.,

    Promising review: "What did I do before this stuff? This is a wonderful product. Even when the color is gone, the moisture remains. I carry it with me and reapply it throughout the day. I know this bothers some folks, but not me. My lips feel very moisturized after using it. The color is wonderful — not too light, not too bright. Just a really pretty color." —bg1

    Get it from Amazon for $2.90+ (available in 18 colors).

    8. A surprised Pikachu sticker, which might save you some emotional energy — this dude will accurately react to pretty much everything for you.


    It's waterproof so you can stick it on pretty much anything!

    Get it from JFeldmanArt on Etsy for $2.

    9. A delightful shark hair clip here to help you have a ~jaws~ome hair day.


    Get it from ModCloth for $12.

    10. And a majestic owl barrette that's a ~wise~ solution for ~flyaway~ hairs., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is so pretty, just as it looks in the picture. The barrette clip itself is strong, even though I have somewhat thin hair. I put my hair in a low ponytail and did yard work for about four hours and my hair stayed in place. I can't wait to wear it to work. Where the clip and the owl meet can snag stray hairs, so just take the clip out slowly." —Courtney

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    11. A beach towel so cute that it can't be missed, even if you've got your head (and your toes) in the sand.


    Get the dino or the sunglasses from Target for $10.

    12. A LOL-worthy mug featuring Freddie Meowcury, aka the legend behind "Bohemian Catsody."


    Get it from Human for $14.99+ (available in two sizes).

    13. A sultry velvet bra and undie set that's a luxe upgrade on your go-to lace set, both for sexy times and when you just want to feel a little extra glam., Amazon

    The bra straps are adjustable!

    Promising review: "Wow wow wow. I've worn this set now for so many costumes, for photography and on stage. I've worn it alone and under sheer dresses. I've machine-washed the set and had no problems. Both pieces still look hot as heck. I have a larger chest and belly and didn't expect these 'flimsy' pieces to be as flattering or to hold up, but they've proved me wrong. They're beyond worth the price for me." —SD

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98+ (available in sizes S-L and in five colors).

    14. Not Your Mother's Beach Babe Soft Waves sea salt hair spray, a beachy formula here to give you that just-hopped-out-of-the-ocean look even if really you just hopped out of bed.


    It's made with aloe extract to help your hair stay moisturized and soft!

    Promising review: "I have wavy hair, and I’ve tried 100 different products to try and emphasize my waves and make my hair curlier, without using tons of heat. The products are usually thick and heavy or don’t really make a difference, but I love this product! It’s very lightweight and works great. It made my hair really soft and gave it volume — I even got a few compliments on my hair today! The one (kind of) con is that the strong is really really strong. It’s a coconut-banana smell; once it soaks into your hair it’s more subtle but the smell is there. It's very tropical, which I like. I will be buying this again once I run out!! The picture on the left is of my hair at the end of the day." —Amazon Customer

    Get two bottles from Amazon for $9.48 (also available in a texturizing spray).

    15. An aww-worthy pink sloth pin who's ready to just ~hang~ out on your fave jean jacket or backpack.


    Get it from Femfetti on Etsy for $10.20.

    16. A clever Harry Potter water bottle that'll magically make drinking more water throughout the day FUN. Accio hydration!

    Promising review: "I love this water bottle! I'm obsessed with Harry Potter and was looking for a water bottle that could help me up my water intake, and this was the perfect solution! It has times on one side that you follow, and by the end of the day you know exactly how much water you've had! I also like the wrist strap which makes for easy carrying." —R&K Dravenstott

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    17. A flirty, breezy crop top and skirt set basically guaranteed to become your summer 2019 uniform (and score tons of Insta likes).,

    Since it's two pieces, you can also break it up and use the top and skirt separately to create tons of fabulous ~lewks~.

    Promising review: "I am EMOTIONAL about how great this is. I'm a bodacious and curvaceous young lady and finding anything that looks good online is a constant struggle. But I want to wear this every day. If I were in a cartoon, I would want this to be the outfit that I have a closet full of. I have G cup boobs and tube tops are my own personal hell. BUT, somehow, this sat just right. I wore a strapless bra under it and I'm just so excited to wear this out. Did I mention the skirt is perfect? It’s kinda long, but I wore it with some platform-y wedges (I’m 5’6") and it made it look even cuter! Who gave me permission?! Just get it, okay? That’s the point here." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in two prints).

    18. A slow-rising, realistic-looking avocado squishy so you can relieve all the stress and tension you've been guac-ing around with.


    Get it from Amazon for $3.46.

    19. A retro-looking neon fanny pack that's got the ~bright~ stuff to be the perfect companion for all your summer excursions.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $14.90.

    20. An absolutely OMG-worthy Krusty Krab pizza box keyring with a magnetic clasp that actually opens to reveal the pizza that is the pizza for you and me.

    Box Lunch

    Get it from Box Lunch for $12.90.

    21. A beachy fragrance oil to help you ~diffuse~ the FOMO you feel about being stuck hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean all summer.


    Just pop up to 15 drops into your diffuser and enjoy the notes of bergamot, cedar, sandalwood, marine, amber, and musk.

    Get a 15 ml bottle from Homesick or Amazon for $9.95.

    22. A mouthwatering mousepad that looks so much like real food, it may come with the side effect of giving you more snack cravings at work than you already have. But it's so cute that it's worth it.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.89 (available in 28 designs).

    23. A positively precious corgi pool float to really help you enjoy the dog days of summer.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90.

    24. A BuzzFeed Tasty "Chicken tenders for president" tee, a message I can seriously get behind.


    Their campaign slogan can be something like "And you thought Beto was a snack?"

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in men's and women's sizes S-3X and youth sizes 2-12 and in five colors).

    25. An angled frosting spatula you can treat yourself to now, then use to treat yourself and others to professional-looking baked goods for years to come.


    Promising review: "Wow! I've never owned an angled icing tool before, but everyone who makes cakes should own this! It makes icing a breeze! It saves time and makes the cake look professional by applying an even amount of icing! I bought the Wilton Dessert Decorator along with this tool and it was the best purchase! I'm not a baker, but dude, my cakes were looking pretty dope!" —SMTWNGal

    Get it from Amazon for $3.84.

    26. And an amazing sticker that I actually just ordered for myself, because it represents A) one of the greatest movie quotes of all time, and B) what has been my permanent mood since the Jo Bros announced their reunion in March.


    Because between all their interviews and performances and videos and the documentary and the album and the tour, I literally don't have time for anything else in my life!!!!

    Get it from Sucker4jonas on Redbubble for $2.51+ (available in three sizes).

    You and your bank account, realizing you can actually afford these treats:


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