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    22 Little Ways To Upgrade Your Life For Under $25

    Chic workwear, genius kitchen gadgets, game-changing beauty products, and more hella affordable goodies for anyone who's ready to take it to the next level.

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    1. A Wet Brush, which looks like a basic hairbrush but has super soft, flexible bristles for getting every last tangle out of wet hair — not to mention over 3,000 five-star reviews.

    2. A genius microwave pasta cooker you just fill with water and noodles (there's a line on the side that shows you how much), heat in the microwave for 12-ish minutes, and bam — you've got dinner. Boiling water? I don't know her.

    3. A super compact and convenient portable charger that's so reliable, it's got over 20,000 positive reviews (yes, really).

    4. The Two Minute Mornings journal with simple, easy prompts that remind you to take time to think about what your focus is and what you're grateful for each day. It's a quick way to help ensure you wake up on the right side of the bed!

    5. Practical rain boots that are actually chic as heck, so a rainy day will never slow down your style again.

    6. A polished, work-ready bow blouse so you can let everyone know who's boss without breaking a sweat (literally — the short sleeves make layering way comfier).

    7. A super effective toilet cleaning wand with disposable, disinfecting heads so you can throw your gross old toilet brush in the trash where it belongs.

    8. A sexy velvet PJ set that's a major step up from your go-to baggy tee and boxers, but just as comfy.

    9. Jet-Scrubz, a super long-lasting sponge (I'm talking months, people) that's made from a synthetic material that's way less prone to bacteria growth than most sponges, helping to keep it stink-free. Smell you later, gross old kitchen sponges.

    10. A sweet and simple daily planning pad for managing your entire life — from to-dos to meetings to self care — all in one, can't-miss place.

    11. A 2-in-1 eyeliner pen that might actually allow to do do perfect wings for ONCE in your damn life.

    12. The Pooch Selfie, a beyond clever device that'll make your pup say "cheese" (or "kibble" or whatever their nom of choice is) in every single pic.

    13. A brainteasing logic puzzle book filled with 200 grid puzzles for anyone who, like me, is a total nerd and LOVED doing these in school. It's a fun, relaxing downtime activity that lets you exercise that big noodle of yours!

    14. This totally OMG-worthy car dipping sauce holder you won't be able to understand how you lived without all this time.

    15. A go-everywhere reversible tote with a removable pouch and crossbody strap that might just be the perfect bag — the one that can fit everything, is easy to carry, and is actually chic — you've been searching for for all your days.

    16. Bawdy Butt Mask, which is exactly what it sounds like — a sheet mask for your butt. Because hey, if you want the cheeks on your face to look hydrated and toned, why wouldn't you want the cheeks on your tush to do the same?

    17. A cool colorblocked faux suede pocket tee to upgrade your basic tee game. This baby + a pair of jeans = an instant outfit that looks like you actually tried.

    18. Shea Moisture African black soap, an oil-absorbing, exfoliating, and moisturizing skincare wonder that's basically a glow-up in bar form.

    19. An adorable serving tray with a genius toothpick holder so your guests can grab their bites with ease — after they finish gushing over your cact-tacular taste in serving ware, that is.

    20. A bright, five-pocket expanding file folder that can hold up to 200 pages and FINALLY organize every last one of those obnoxious loose papers that are cluttering up your space.

    21. Mouthwatering chocolate-coated waffle shot cups that'll make your fave drinks and desserts even yummier, no cones about it.

    22. And a Rock the Vote graphic tee, because the best way you can upgrade your life (and the lives of others) this fall is by VOTING.

    Also check out last month's installment of things that'll upgrade your life for under $25.

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