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    30 Cool Things To Buy For Under $10

    From stickers to cleaning products to, yes, a cat butt coloring book, how you spend that Hamilton is up to you.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A double-sided electronics cleaning brush capable of not only brushing away dust, but also scrubbing the tighter nooks and crannies of your keyboard, phone, or camera lens.


    The brush end is retractable to help keep it clean!

    Promising review: "Unbelievable! Why didn't I get this before? My keyboard is a mess because PEOPLE (okay, my husband and I) eat and drop crumbs all over it and almost never clean it. A duster doesn't do much good, but this tool is incredible and the wedge tip is a game changer! I'm amazed at all the junk it got out. There should be a wall of shame where people can display pictures of all the stuff they extracted. I swear I could have potted a small plant with mine!" —whitequeen

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in two colors).

    2. Pus-absorbing, pimple-eliminating patches over 3,000 reviewers rely on to zap their zips faster than they ever thought possible.,

    These are my personal go-to brand of pimple patch. I find that they work best once a zit is already open, and it never ceases to amaze and satisfy me to see all the gunk that they pull from my pores. Check out my full write-up on Nexcare pimple patches.

    Promising review: "Okay, what is this sorcery?? I can't believe I never knew these existed. I seriously felt like a teenager again last weekend. Literally days after talking about how great my skin has been, this giant, painful, bulging zit was starting to form right in the middle of my chin. A week before my cousin's wedding, naturally. It was like it wouldn't stop growing, and spot treatment solution was doing absolutely nothing. It hurt so bad, and I couldn't help trying to pop it, but it refused. Then I heard about these. I placed one on my chin the second they arrived in the mail. After a few hours, I saw the white forming and I was curious and peeled it off. Then I put a fresh one on before bed, and come the next morning...HOLY COW, the entire dot of the patch was now a giant white blob. This zit was no joke. It's amazing how much fluid/pus had to get sucked out. Like I said, this is some magic. The zit completely went away within a day." —Heather R. Weather

    Get a box of 36 from Amazon for $4.28.

    3. An ingenious champagne stopper that doesn't just reseal your precious bottle, but also increases the pressure inside to preserve the bubbles. Because honestly, nothing should stop you from pouring an individual glass of bubbly for you and you alone.

    Maitland Quitmeyer/BuzzFeed, Amazon

    You can even mark the date you opened it on the top of the stopper!

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Maitland Quitmeyer swears by this! She says, "I love bubbles — champs, cava, prosecco, sparkling rose — they just know how to bring the party! But no one likes when sparkling wine goes flat, or you feel like you can't just have one or two glasses without ruining the whole bottle. So I went on Amazon and found the best champagne stopper I could find and immediately hit 'add to cart.' What a great purchase! This little bb is so easy to use — just pop it on top of the bottle, push the metal sides in so it clamps on, then push the top button several times to vacuum seal and preserve the bubs. Then when you next want a glass, spritz, or mimosa, you'll hear that same *POP* you heard when first taking out the cork — and the effervescence you so crave will be fully intact. Plus, you can confidently store your leftover bottle on its side in your fridge; I've had zero leakage problems with this thus far!" Check out her full review here (#1).

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in two colors).

    4. A handy compact knife sharpener designed to be easily held against the edge of your counter so you won't scratch up your surfaces when sharpening. It's efficient, effective, get the point.

    Hands holding the indented sharpener in black on the edge of a counter and sharpening a knife in one of the two slots

    It's got both a coarse slot for super dull knives and a fine slot for polishing and touch-ups. BuzzFeed Shopping editor Elizabeth Lilly loves this little baby and says: "I'm one of those people who uses the kitchen knives my former roommates left behind. (Cue the gasps.) And I love this sharpener! I read the reviews, fell for it, and put it in several stories. Then I spent as much money on it as I've paid for a fancy coffee drink. It's called investing, folks. It got my leftover knives into shape by running them through the notches a few times, which is incredibly easy to do and way less intimidating than those sharpening rods you see in cartoons. ALSO, cutting with a dull knife is extremely dangerous! Stay safe out there, folks."

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95+ (available in three colors).

    5. Fruity Revlon Kiss lip balm, a tinted SPF 20 lippie that's like your fave scented lip balm of your youth all grown up., Amazon

    Promising review "This balm is awesome. I didn't even realize it had SPF. Winning. It's lightly tinted, but has enough color that you can see it. It has some shine, but isn't overly glossy. I love the pink (strawberry) and red (cherry) colors. You can definitely tell the difference. The red is pretty colorful. If you are looking for a less made-up look, but want some color, it's perfect. It does wear off when you eat or drink, but who really cares. And it has a fruity/sweet taste and smell, not super strong but it's there. Kind of pleasant. I bought more." —MDK

    Get it from Amazon for $3.69+ (available in six flavors).

    6. A genius dish squeegee sure to make anyone who has ever done dishes and touched icky leftover food or struggled to clean up a countertop spill say, "Where have you been all my life?!?!"


    It's BPA-free and dishwasher safe! Plus, one side is curved so it works on bowls as well as plates.

    Promising review: "This product is AMAZING. We live in a studio apartment with a small kitchenette. Our sink likes to spray everywhere, and we don't have a garbage disposal. This product is not only is fantastic at scraping food off of our plates (so it doesn't go down the drain), but it helps to squeegee the countertop when water has sprayed everywhere!!" —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    7. Gorgeous owl ballpoint pens you'll wish you had a 360-degree swiveling head to keep an eye on, since everyone ~hoo~ borrows one is gonna want to keep it for themselves.

    The owl figure-topped pens in bronze, gold, silver, and gunmetal

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    8. A hilariously graphic cat butt coloring book that any animal lover will find to be a hole lot of fun.


    Promising review "Purchased to cheer up a friend. We and everyone else loved it! Therapeutic in many ways including a good laugh. The pages are thick and certainly won't bleed with the correct coloring utensils." —DoctorByDay

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99. Get some colored pencils to use with it from Amazon for $5.81.

    9. Amazingly real-looking hair extensions, which have gone to ~great lengths~ for over 4,000 reviewers.,

    Promising review: "I CAN'T BELIEVE all the money I spent on natural hair extensions until I got these. OMG, I'm so amazed by how natural they look. They are super voluminous and soft. I bought two since my hair is really short and I like to use a huge amount of hair, but even with one you can rock lots of hairstyles. In the picture on the right I'm only wearing one and you can tell how good they are." —JE

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five lengths and 53 colors).

    10. A pack of Invisibobble hair ties that seriously stay put all day — no adjusting your pony as you work. Plus, they're gentler on your hair than regular elastics, so tossing your 'do in a messy bun for a bit doesn't mean you're doomed to have a crease in your hair till your next shower.

    The clear spiral hair ties and their packaging

    These are also great to sleep in so you don't wake up with a total bird's nest for a head. I personally use these as my everyday hair ties and I honestly will never use anything else again. The few times I've lost one (one Invisibobble lasts me months and months and months) and had to use something else, I was shook by how uncomfy and insecure regular elastics felt. How did I put up with them for so many years?

    Promising review: "I love how easily these come out at the end of the day and that my hair doesn’t have that bump from wearing it up for hours. This hair tie is not going to give you that super tight pony feeling, but they do stay put. They also stretch out a bit with use just like a regular elastic, but unlike those, these can shrink back down." —Schujans

    Get a pack of three from Target for $7.99.

    11. A ~sweet~ little clay bear that no baker should be without. Add water to him, and he'll soften brown sugar you'd thought had hardened past use.

    This little dude absorbs moisture, so you can also keep him dry and pop him in a bag of chips to help them stay fresh!

    Promising review: "Unbelievable! The brown sugar I had was in the original opened bag. It was so hard that I had to break it into pieces with a hammer in order to fit it into a new air-tight container I bought. According to the instructions, I soaked the Brown Sugar Bear in water and then put it on top of the rock-hard brown sugar chunks and closed the lid. It took a few days, but the brown sugar is now completely soft. I am truly amazed at how well this worked." —KK Vegas

    Get it from Amazon for $5.61.

    12. A Billie razor starter kit, aka a cult fave that BuzzFeed Shopping editors talk about more than pretty much any other product (and we talk about a lot of products). The kit includes a razor, a magnetic holder, and two blades (yes, all for under $10!).

    Natalie Brown/BuzzFeed, Kayla Suazo/BuzzFeed

    You can also subscribe to get refill packs whenever you need!

    Here's what editor Emma McAnaw has to say about Billie: "I have VERY sensitive skin. As in, I so much as LOOK at a dull blade and suddenly I'm on a one-way trip to little red bumps. Until Billie, I had kind of just accepted that my bikini line was never going to be ~perfectly smooth~ no matter what. And yet! When I started shaving with these razors, I immediately noticed how comfortable the whole experience was. I'll be honest and say I rarely use shaving cream (very responsible for someone with sensitive skin!) and it doesn't even MATTER. The blades never nick me and I've actually seen fewer and fewer bumps, even in my ~most sensitive~ areas. I credit its charcoal shave soap that encases the five (!!!) blades so if you 'forget' cream, you'll still get super smooth results. I'm pretty confident in saying if a total klutz like me has yet to do damage with these bbs, then everyone can benefit from these." Check out the enamored testimony of seven (!!!) other BuzzFeeders here.

    Get it from Billie for $9 (available in five razor colors).

    13. Coty Airspun loose face powder, a magical setting powder that over 9,000 reviewers swear by to really, truly lock in their makeup All. Day. Long. The days of your fab smokey eye wearing off by lunchtime are over.


    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 seven shades).

    14. An iconic "This is fine" dog sticker commemorating the meme you've thought about more than any other since March 2020.

    The sticker shaped like a cute and round illustration of the dog with his hat on fire and the speech bubble that reads "This is fine."
    Teal Teacup

    This cutie is from an amazing Black-owned small business that makes tons of adorable and quirky (and often anime-themed) pins, stickers, pillows, and charms. The site even features a handy list of resources of ways to get involved with and places to donate to the Black Lives Matter movement.

    Get it from Teal Teacup for $3.

    15. A badass Wonder Woman tiara necklace to make you feel powerful every dang day (even as you continue to wait for 1984 to finally be released).,

    Promising review: "I love this necklace! It's a perfect accessory for my Wonder Woman dress or just to add a little geek chic touch to office clothes." —Ashley Q

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    16. An absolutely precious polar bear ring toss bath toy that can double as bear-y simple color-matching game on dry land, too., Amazon

    Promising review: "Best bath toy around! No holes anywhere for water to get in and ruin the toy. Great for teaching a few basic colors and coordination. My son loves to try to toss the rings onto the feet while in the bath. It floats nicely on its back the entire time so we never have any issues with my son being able to enjoy it. He also likes to take it out of the bath which is perfectly fine because again, no water gets in so no water leaking all over our house! Best bath toy we have purchased hands down." —becka storms

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. Aww-worthy period tracker stickers perfect for your planner and for proving everyone who said that uterine lining particles couldn't be cute wrong once and for all.

    The sticker sheets, which feature small blood drop shaped stickers with hearts and happy faces on them. Some of them also have the word "start" below them with a surprised face or the word "end" with a happy face

    Promising review: "These stickers are so cute and arrived just as expected. They will make tracking the not-so-fun things in my health journal a lot more enjoyable!" —ReFashionistaaa

    Get a sheet of 64 from HappyCutieStudio on Etsy for $3.33.

    18. A simple-yet-brilliant bracelet fastener so you can actually fasten a clasp by yourself without wishing you had an extra limb.


    Promising review: "I can't believe I waited this long to buy one of these. My eyesight is failing, including my depth perception, so wearing bracelets has been difficult unless they're slip-on. This jewelry helper is easy to use. Now I can wear bracelets again." —Cat Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors).

    19. Quite possibly miraculous water bottle cleaning tablets to give your sad, stained, go-everywhere mug a Mia Thermopolis-level makeover.

    All you have to do is put one tablet and some warm water into your bottle and let it fizz all the ickiness away. The tablet will dissolve completely, so once you rinse it out, your bottle's all set to be used again! That means no more scrubbing and no residual soapy taste.

    Promising review: "Can I give Bottle Bright 10 stars? This is a MIRACLE product. I saw it on Shark Tank last week and was really surprised that Lori was the only one that made them an offer (the other Sharks must not use Contigo travel mugs). I immediately ordered it to try and save my Contigo mug that I thought was too far gone. One 10 minute go-round with this product in warm water cleaned the dark brown layer of crud off the bottom of the mug, revealing perfect, shiny, good-as-new stainless steel underneath! I'd tried everything to get that off, but the shape of the bottle made it nearly impossible to scrub. With this product, it rinsed right off like it was nothing. I decided to try one more tablet with hot water and leave it overnight to get the stains off the sides of the bottle. This morning when I rinsed it out, I was absolutely blown away by how perfect it looks. I almost didn't want to put more coffee in it! Also, as the product was sitting and doing its thing in the water, there was no odor whatsoever, and there is absolutely no residual taste. I don't know how they did it, but this incredible product is a MUST-HAVE if you have a mug that you find impossible to clean!" —Erica C.

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    20. An amazing leather and suede cleaning brush that'll swoop in like a superhero to save the stained and scuffed shoes you thought were past hope.

    The brush actually has four parts — a soft bristle side and a hard bristle side, plus curved edges to tackle even the hard-to-reach parts of your suede goods.

    Promising review: "BUY THIS THING! I got mud on my new suede boots and thought for sure they were ruined, but this brush completely restored them. I was shocked. I even used it on an old pair of boots from college that I have considered ruined for several years and it did wonders on getting rid of the filth on top of the suede. I was so impressed. It's absolutely worth getting and trying for yourself! Scuff marks take a bit more time to improve, but they do look better after brushing them." —Gaby Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    21. LOL-worthy pizza socks so you can just ~put your feet up~ instead of going through the hassle of actually putting in a Postmates order.

    Red and white socks printed with pizza slices and with the text "If you can read this" on on the bottom of one foot and "Bring me some pizza" on the bottom of the other

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

    22. Or some cheerful (or should I say sheerful) heart-patterned socks you'll want to let peek out of everything from booties to sneakers to heels.

    A model wearing the sheer blue crew socks with Mary Jane pumps

    Get them from ModCloth for $9 (available in two colors).

    23. Genius biodegradable straws made from — get this — avocado pits. They don't get as soggy as paper straws and aren't as clunky as metal ones, but are still eco-friendly. Just when you thought you couldn't love avocados more.

    The box of straws

    You won't have to feel guilty about throwing them away, but the manufacturer also says the straws can be washed and reused 8-10 times!

    Promising review: "Best disposable straw I’ve tried! They held up for days with no change, zero taste, and they're flexible and feel like traditional plastic straws. The fact that they’re made using avocado pits (that were going to landfills) and are completely biodegradable is huge. I’ll continue using my stainless steel straws at home and in the car, but these are fantastic for parties and vacation!" —Tavenner K Bonsall

    Get a set of 50 from Amazon for $4.99.

    24. Amazingly affordable (I'm talking under $3) Scotch Brite stainless steel scrubbers that'll basically pay for themselves with one very impressive use on your well-loved cookware.

    The reviewer above got those amazing results by using one of these in combination with Bar Keepers Friend!

    Promising review: "I like to use a lot of cast iron and stainless steel pans. But you know what's the worst? Burnt-on oil. I bought these on Amazon because they were both cheap and well-reviewed. I expected these to be tough on my hands. They weren't. I expected them to fall apart pretty quickly. They didn't. I expected to have to use a lot of scrubbing force. I don't. What did they do? They removed the burnt-on oil on my stainless steel pans and cast iron pans with a refreshing ease. You apply a little pressure and move it around, and the grease disappears. These are cheap enough not to even give another thought to. Just put them in your cart and get them." —DM

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $2.48.

    25. A Halloween-themed chocolate bar multipack you won't have to share with a single trick-or-treater.

    The bars wrapped in orange, black, teal, and purple paper
    Dylan's Candy Bar

    The set comes with four bars in different flavors: Belgian dark chocolate, Belgian dark chocolate with mint filling, Belgian milk chocolate with caramel filling, and Belgian milk chocolate with graham crackers and marshmallows.

    Get them from Dylan's Candy Bar for $10.

    26. A super convenient on-the-go meal container with two compartments so you can keep toppings and sides from getting soggy. And since it's got a spoon and built-in holder, you now only need to remember to pack one (1) thing in your lunch bag and you're good to go.


    It's BPA-free and safe for the microwave, freezer, fridge, and dishwasher!

    Promising review: "Exceptional quality and so versatile!!! Love this container, which they call it a 'yogurt and topping' container. I say it is a soup with crackers, cereal with milk, spaghetti with garlic bread, chicken/rice with green beans...and on and on container!!! So far those are the meals I have put in this perfectly sized container. It has an excellent seal — no leaks and no worries there will be based on the solid build and tight-fitting lid. It's nicely proportioned too; at first I thought there wasn't enough chicken and rice in the bottom and green beans in the top lid, but it turned out it was a perfect portion for lunch! I just microwave and eat — love it!!!" —BaliDreamer

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection on Amazon for $9.99.

    27. An oversized rainbow eraser that, sure, your kid could use for school. But if you wanted to steal it for your own desk, that's none of my (ROY G.) BIV-ness.

    Three of the rainbow-shaped erasers

    It's from a Black woman-owned Etsy shop with all kinds of cute erasers, pens and other desk accessories, too! Also check out more great Black womxn-owned Etsy shops.

    Get it from TheFinePrintPaperie for $4.25.

    28. The Cat Dancer, a super-simple wire toy that every cat and owner alike will become paws-itively obsessed with. It's the $2 way to get your cat to perform the most hilarious antics of their nine lives, so I suggest having a camera ready.,

    Promising review: "I have a whole room filled with cat toys that my cat is not interested in. It's funny how the least expensive cat toy I have makes him go wild. He plays with this until he's panting like a dog and I've never seen him jump so high. I'm certain this toy will help him lose his belly. He loves it! I highly recommend it!" —Kwoo

    Get it from Amazon for $2.09.

    29. A three-in-one burger press with molds sized for regular patties and sliders, plus a tool that'll make creating stuffed patties super easy. Major *chef's kiss.*


    It's dishwasher safe and non-stick.

    Promising review: "Hubby was not real thrilled when I decided to buy this item after watching someone in a video make a stuffed burger using one. He said his burgers were 'just fine.' Well, let me tell you, after the first use, he came inside while grilling and said 'OK, so you were right. The burgers turned out perfectly sized, and because they are all shaped evenly, they cook better and don't fall through the grates.' I loved the fact that I could stick some cheese or olives in the middle of it and have a stuffed burger. Just buy it. I think you'll love your new burger patty maker!" —Rebecca R.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.56.

    30. Versatile silicone putty earplugs that you can mold to get a perfect fit and use for everything from snoozing to swimming. The obnoxious construction next door and your S.O.'s snores are no match for these babies.

    A reviewer's ear with the semi-opaque white, putty-like earplugs covering the opening

    Here's what BuzzFeed Shopping editor Emma Lord says about these wonders: "TBH, I swear by these so aggressively that I have them on a subscription. They're like ear glue. My apartment is on a busy street and my upstairs neighbor is a noisy human being (does this count as a subtweet??) and once I pop these babies in I can barely hear a thing. Plus, my ears never get sore with these in like they do with headphones or other earplugs."

    Get six pairs from Amazon for $3.96.

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