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    27 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

    I've said it before and I will say it again — Treat. Yo. Self.

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    1. Glam jeweled earrings that are a fun impulse buy, but also one that you'll be able to wear over and over again.


    My editor Mallory McInnis wears these beauties all the time and I would never have guessed that they were so cheap and from Amazon! Here's what she has to say about them:

    "I love earrings. They're pretty much the only type of jewelry I wear and I have dozens and dozens and dozens of pairs. Thanks to this job, I spend a lot of time on Amazon and I've started to accumulate quite the collection of pairs I've purchased there. Sometimes the reallllllllllllly cheap pairs end up breaking after only wearing them a few times...and I don't begrudge them! That's the way it goes with cheap jewelry (whether you buy it on Amazon or from H&M or Forever 21), but sometimes you find something that's cheap and lasts and — so far! — that's what these guys have been doing. At this point, even if they do break, I like 'em enough that I'd buy 'em again anyway and consider it worth it."

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    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five colors).

    2. Pretty pastel llama pens sure to make you say "Alpaca few in my work bag."


    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. And a "Calma LLama" stress toy, which is not quite as good as having your own pet llama to snuggle, but perhaps more attainable when you spend most of your time in a small office or cubicle.

    American Eagle

    Get it from American Eagle for $14.95.

    4. A saucy pillowcase every fan of The Office will want to display with pride.


    Get it from Amazon for $8.99. Get a pillow to fill it with here.

    5. An OMG-worthy Squidward art pin you should only buy if you're feeling particularly ~bold and brash~.


    Get it from ItsPINBOY on Etsy for $8.76.

    6. And a truly iconic SpongeBob Funko Pop! figure that I'm pretty sure every millennial can actually hear. And if you can't, I certainly hope you at least know what you need to use.



    Pre-order it from Amazon for $10.99 (ships on June 7).

    7. Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Night Cream, a luxurious formula that'll moisturize just as well as (if not better than) a super pricey product.


    It's non-greasy and paraben-free!

    Promising review: "I bought this item when I ran out of the very expensive night cream I generally use. Boy, have I been wasting money. This cream is magnificent!!! This is the best night cream I have ever used. Every day, I wake up with my skin feeling smooth and looking smooth and supple. There is no dryness, oiliness, or shininess. This cream is pure luxury AND it's affordable. What more can you ask for? This is the only night cream you will ever need." —Michel-Ange Chevry

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    8. Does It Fart?: The Definitive Field Guide to Animal Flatulence, because I honestly can't think of a better treat than knowing which animals fart and which ones do not.


    Promising review: "This was a gift for my 45-year-old son! Yes, they never leave the fart phase. ;) But this book is actually filled with very interesting info — there's lots of science written in an entertaining fashion, and the simple illustrations fit perfectly. I'll admit that I read it before giving it to my son. He will now be the most popular teacher on his high school campus because hey, who else knows that sloths don't fart? LOL! If you're looking for something different for a gift, consider this. I think I'm going to order another one!" —Maryann Watkins

    Get it from Amazon for $9.34+.

    9. Whimsical penguin dryer balls that are more than just cute faces — they're organic, hypoallergenic, and ethically produced and can help you get your clothes dryer and softer. Besides, actually having some fun with your laundry would be the ~polar~ opposite of your current experience.


    They absorb water and their movement in the machine helps separate the clothes in the load so they can dry more evenly. Each ball can be reused for 1,000+ loads!!!

    Promising review: "I love that buying these hand-made organic wool balls has helped provide fair-trade income for women in Nepal. I wear black pants and the balls have not left lint on my clothes at all. My clothes — even in a big load — dry more evenly, without the damp spots that make you run the dryer again. Plus, when you open the dryer, you see these cute penguin faces in your dryer among your clothes and it makes you smile. It makes you feel good knowing you have helped other women and their families by buying them as well, and you feel good knowing only organic wool was used, no chemicals. It's winter, and I have noticed static electricity now if I don't add my dryer sheets. But overall, I love these little guys and they make doing laundry more fun." —CMD

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $23.95.

    10. A quick-drying mattifying top coat so you can ~nail~ the trendy matte mani without dropping a ton of dough.,

    Promising review: "I purchased this to avoid buying expensive matte nail polish since I already own a ton of different nail colors. I've used it a few times and it works so well! It turns any very shiny polish into a gorgeous matte! The brush applicator is very easy to use and it's not thick, clumpy, or bubbly. I'm very happy with this purchase." —Angela Denney

    Get it from Amazon for $4.35.

    11. A dainty and amazingly affordable owl bracelet sure to score compliments from everyone hoo sees it.


    Get it from Amazon for $3.90 (available in four colors).

    12. A lol-worthy and honest Mirror of Erised pin that sure as heck shows the deepest desire of your heart (and your stomach).


    Get it from PugnaciousPins on Etsy for $10.

    13. Whisps, which are possibly the greatest snack to ever exist, IMHO. They're gluten- and preservative-free, because they're literally just pieces of baked parmesan cheese. Could I eat a whole bag in one sitting? Probably.


    In case it isn't already apparent, I'm obsessed with these things. They're an awesome and filling-but-not-too-filling snack on their own, just munching on them straight out of the bag. But there are also a zillion other great ways to eat them. I love tossing them on a kale salad like croutons or pairing them with avocado. And you could totally toss them in soup or top them with other things to make teeny-tiny little hors d'oeuvre bites!

    Get three bags from Amazon for $9.80.

    14. A very wise message tee emblazoned with words you should really take to heart — it knows what it's guac-ing about.


    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-4X and in 20 shirt colors and two lettering colors).

    15. And an aww-worthy Mickey Mouse avocado-shaped dip bowl, because Mickey might be the only crowd pleaser who can hold a candle to an avocado, TBH.

    Shop Disney

    Get it from Shop Disney for $16.95.

    16. Super cool horoscope hoop earrings you should definitely treat yourself to — it's written in the stars., Amazon

    Promising review: "They're not heavy at all and they're big enough to stand out but not ridiculously large. They'll look great with a bun. They also came in a cute little bag. Good buy!" —AddictedtoAmazon

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in 12 signs).

    17. A meaningful Snape sticker that...sorry...I just have something in my eye...😭.


    This line will ~always~ make me cry.

    Get it from ImBookishandBakewell on Etsy for $1.35+ (also available with a matching enamel pin).

    18. A chic striped jumpsuit so polished, absolutely no one will believe it was under $25., Amazon

    Promising review: "I saw this on another blogger and knew I needed to purchase it. As soon as I tried it on, I wanted another color in it! I found it to be extremely comfortable. It fits great and is very versatile! Add a jean jacket and it can go through fall." —Karaskorner

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).

    19. Fun cactus makeup brushes that promise not to ~desert~ you when you need a little help with your morning makeup routine.


    Promising review: "I love how cute these are! They’re also multi-use! I use the smallest for highlighting my nose AND for shadow, and the angled brush for contouring all over. The fluffy powder brush is great for strobing and for applying setting powder!" —Allena P

    Get a set of three from Tarte for $23.

    20. A sweet little narwhal who just wants to help keep your whozits and whatsits in order, to make his undersea friend Ariel proud.

    Forever 21

    Seriously, how much cooler would The Little Mermaid have been with a narwhal in it?!?!

    Get it from Forever 21 for $5.90.

    21. The Tasty Dessert cookbook (from BuzzFeed), which is full of amazing new recipes that'll satisfy your sweet tooth 75 times over.


    Promising review: "I'm a dessert lover, so I knew I HAD to have this book. In all seriousness, I'm biased because I'm a Tasty fan. But that aside, I just love that their cookbooks feature new recipes. I've seen nearly every recipe on their Facebook page (and made a bunch), so I'm really excited to try my hand at some new ones. Also, I love that the book features step-by-step photography for those of us who need a video, lol! So far, I've made the bark (with saltine crackers — yum!), but I can't wait to try something more complicated this weekend (I'm looking at you, checkerboard cake)!" —edepaula

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+.

    22. Or a BuzzFeed Tasty grilled cheese tee, which may come with the side effect of making you crave comfort food whenever you wear it.


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

    23. Cozy crew socks featuring cheery Totoros who would just love to peek out from your favorite sneakers.

    Hot Topic

    Get them from Hot Topic for $6.90.

    24. Homesick's Beach Cottage mini candle so you can feel like you're on a beach vacay even if a staycation is the only thing that fits your budget.


    It has beachy notes like bergamot, marine scents, and sandalwood.

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this candle! It has been snowy and dreary in the Midwest, but this candle makes me feel like it’s summer again. It burns well and has lasted so long! It also has an amazing smell that fills a room so nicely!" —Meghan W.

    Get it from Homesick for $9.95 (originally $15.95).

    25. Delightful doggo rubber sandals sure to ~fetch~ you some compliments., Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE!!! I'm totally obsessed with corgis and I couldn’t be happier with these shoes!!! They fit perfectly and are pretty comfortable! Plus they look amazing in photos lol. These will BRIGHTEN UP YOUR LIFE!!!" —Baillie

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 5.5/6.5-10/11 and in two styles).

    26. A pretty floral cocktail shaker to take your summer drink mixing game to the next level.


    It's got a built-in strainer in the lid!

    Get it from ModCloth for $19.99 (originally $25).

    27. Whimsical Jasmine and Rajah pajama shorts to help you get a good snooze, even though it's hard to sleep because you're so excited for the live-action Aladdin.

    Hot Topic


    Get them from Hot Topic for $15.12 (originally $18.90, available in sizes XS-2X).

    Want more? Check out last month's roundup of cheap things to treat yourself to!

    So go ahead and treat yourself!

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