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    29 Things Under $15 That Are Worth At Least $25

    It ain't about the price tag.

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    1. A 12-shade nude eyeshadow palette complete with tips on how to create different looks, so everyone will start thinking you're a professional makeup artist (or can afford one).,

    Promising review: "Usually, I'm skeptical when it comes to purchasing drugstore makeup products, but I've had a change of heart after buying this palette. I'm in love with it. Not only is it affordable, but it's also a quality product. The colors have great pigment for a drugstore eyeshadow palette. You can use them to create a day-to-night smokey eye or whatever eye look you want. I love how it gives you step-by-step instructions on how to create different looks on the back. You can pretty much create an eye look like a pro." β€”Sharde Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $8.09.

    2. A quilted mini bag befitting a member of high society.

    Promising review: "This is perfect. If this were at Nordstrom Rack with a $50 price tag, I wouldn’t second guess it. This bag exceeds my expectations from the way it feels to the way it looks. You could totally fool someone into thinking this is an expensive purse on a night out." β€”Elijah R

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in seven colors).

    3. Miraculous and money-saving shoe deodorizers that'll even save the stinkiest pairs you thought were past the point of nose-return., Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on these deodorizers.

    Promising review: "My boyfriend has those toe shoes that you don't wear socks with, and after a couple years of use and several attempts to sanitize them with spray or wash them, we banished them into bags in the corner of a storage unit. They're expensive shoes, so we were very hesitant to throw them out. I saw these online and thought maybe we could rescue the shoes. Let me tell you about these shoes. If you touch them, your hand is instantly tainted with a smell that could get you exiled from society. We held our breath, opened the bags containing the shoes, stuck these in there, and ran out of the room. A couple of days later we got them out, and they didn't smell! We spent $10 and resurrected $100+ shoes." β€”Cindy

    Get a pair from Amazon for $9.90.

    4. An amazingly affordable set of 16 collagen and vitamin E face masks with assorted refreshing ingredients like cucumber and green tea.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these face sheets. They're an incredible steal. You can't beat this price and the pack will last you a long time. I love all of the masks for different reasons. It's great that it comes in a variety pack so you can revitalize your skin in different ways depending on the ingredients. Normally, I'd wash my face after a face mask, but with these sheets you should simply dab off the excess. That way, your skin will soak up the collagen and whatever added vitamins/ingredients are in that particular mask. They leave your skin looking radiant throughout the day!" β€”LW

    Get a set of 16 from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two combinations).

    5. A comfy-yet-sexy ruffled shift that I wouldn't be surprised to learn is the infamous red dress the Jonas Brothers were singing about in "Burning Up."

    Get it from Boohoo for $12 (available in sizes 4-12 and in two colors).

    6. Basically magical produce-saving containers, which'll reduce your trips to the grocery store and pay for themselves in a matter of weeks., Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    See exhibit A: my coworker's strawberries, above. Both are ten days old, but the top one was kept in the container it came in and the bottom one was in one of these babies. Like I said, magic. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of these containers here.

    Promising review: "I wish I'd have gotten these sooner. I'm a vegetarian, so I eat a lot of produce anyway, and recently my husband has started eating healthier, so we eat even more. I bought strawberries for my children, and then I forgot about them. I found them in the back of the refrigerator in these containers almost TWO WEEKS later, and they were still good. These keep blackberries for a really long time. Lettuce (even washed and cut up) has lasted close to three weeks. The real miracle is how long they keep zucchini. Zucchini starts to get mushy in the crisper drawer after just a few days, but these miracle containers have kept it fresh for close to two weeks now. I've kept cut cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, sliced bell peppers, cut jicama, and carrots in these containers. I've had fantastic results with all of them." β€”Laura

    Get them from Amazon for $6.45+ (available in four sizes).

    7. Posh polarized aviator sunglasses to have you looking ~fly~.,

    Promising review: "This is the second pair of glasses I've bought from this seller and I'm in love! The quality and mirror effect is so high-end, especially for the price. I always get compliments. The glasses come nicely packed in a sturdy box and include a dust pouch for storage." β€”Michael

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 12 colors).

    8. A genius travel makeup pouch that unfolds into a mat, so you'll never accidentally leave your fave brush in a hotel bathroom (or spend more than 30 seconds packing) again.

    It's also got a zipper pocket roomy enough to fit multiple brushes!

    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite Amazon purchases ever! While it's supposed to be a travel bag, I use it to store my makeup at home instead of leaving it all out on the counter. It holds so much more than you'd think, and the material that can be wiped clean with ease. I've seen a similar makeup bag for more than twice the price." β€”T. Alvarado

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    9. Maybelline The Falsies Washable Mascara, a formula so luxurious it'll have you saying "Eye can't believe it's so cheap!",

    Promising review: "I've spent money on expensive mascara brands, but at upwards of $20 a bottle, I never felt like those products were paying off. This Maybelline formula is drugstore-priced, but high-end quality. That means you can get a new bottle every month or two to keep your mascara looking fresh without breaking the bank. The fact that this product is $6 is absolutely ridiculous β€” I wish I'd been buying it years ago! The formula is DREAMY. It's the kind of true black that creates such drama and intensity in the lashes. It goes on easily: a few swipes and your lashes, like the name claims, WILL look almost like falsies. It coats the lashes without feeling thick or heavy, and it's shockingly hard to create clumps. The length is like nothing I've ever experienced with other mascara brands." β€”Kayla

    Get it from Amazon for $5.27+ (available in six colors).

    10. An oversized letter necklace, which you'd initial-ly think cost way more.

    Get it from DaintyChicStyle on Etsy for $9.59 (available in 26 letters and in a sterling silver or gold plate finish).

    11. Bar Keeper's Friend Soft Cleanser, an all-purpose cleaner hundreds of people swear by for making their homes look like new. Because you'd pretty much pay anything to get rid of that one grease stain that's been taunting you for months., Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review here.

    Promising review: "I was so bummed when I scratched up my pretty white sink with pots and pans. I thought I'd need to have it replaced or try to sand and refinish it somehow, but I bought this stuff as a last ditch effort to fix it myself. It took some elbow grease, but I scrubbed at the marks for a few minutes and they melted away pretty quickly. After two rounds, my sink looked nearly brand new again. It also worked on a few mineral stains in my bathtub that I'd thought were permanent. I'm gonna annoy anyone who'll listen to my sink cleaning escapades about this stuff for the next week." β€”Dan Borden

    Get two bottles from Amazon for $8.89.

    12. An ornate frame so lavish, you might have to act a little extra modest so people don't think you're peacocking.

    Get it from Target for $14.24.

    13. A makeup blending sponge that works just as well as the fancy kind for a quarter of the price.,

    Find more great product dupes here.

    Promising review: "I bought two of these the same day I ordered an original Beautyblender, just to forever put to rest whether or not spending $20 on a sponge is ever worth it β€” and now I can definitively say that it isn't. I'll never be wasting my money on the profoundly overpriced original again. I actually prefer this sponge to the Beautyblender; it's firmer when dry, but softens to a cloud when dampened. The texture is finer and seems less likely to tear, degrade, or leave little particles of itself on my face or in my makeup. I'm very pleased with this purchase. This will definitely be my new go-to brand." β€”JLWNYC

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    14. A set of 10 stackable turquoise rings you can pretend you acquired on your latest jet-set adventure (I'd believe you).

    Get them from H&M for $12.99.

    15. Funky-printed leggings so cool, I wouldn't even be mad if you wore them as pants.,

    Also, why spend major moolah on fancy, name-brand workout leggings when they don't even have FLAMINGOS on them?!?!

    Promising review: "I love these! They're so cute and they feel almost like a second skin, so I can wear them all day. They're not see-through, so I can work out in them. I'm so glad I bought these!" β€”EN1474

    Get them from Amazon for $9+ (available in one-size-fits most 0-12 or 12-24 and in 45 prints).

    16. A velvet throw pillow for lounging in the lap of luxury.

    @piggyandpolly / Via

    Get it from Forever 21 for $14.50 (available in two colors).

    17. A cool zip-up swimsuit you can buy in every damn color and still have $$$ left for booking that beach vacay.

    Promising review: "This is a nice, bright swimsuit. It's excellent quality. I'm 5'1" and 110 lbs and I ordered a small. It fits well but is a little bit short. Overall, though, five stars." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.59 (available in sizes S-L and in four colors).

    18. A four-in-one summer cocktail multitool featuring a grater, zester, blade, and juicer to add a little ~zest~ to your next pool party.

    Get it from Asos for $14.50.

    19. A sultry peplum top that's proof you can look hot as hell even if you're strapped for cash.

    Promising review: "Guys, I'm in love with this shirt. I'm 5’6", 155 lbs, and I purchased a medium. It gives me the perfect amount of support in the chest when I tighten up the straps. The criss cross back also helps with support. It's such a lovely top and I got compliments all night. I felt sexy and classy at the same time. It's a quality product that keeps me stylish without much effort." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

    20. Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless Liquid Foundation, a lightweight, oil-free formula available in myriad shades. Not to sound like a credit card commercial, but finding a foundation that perfectly matches your skin truly is priceless.,

    Promising review: "This is magic in a bottle. It's the first foundation I've tried that's matched my skin so closely. It gives medium-to-light coverage, which I love for summertime. I have acne scars that make me feel self-conscious, but this product covers them. In the photos above, I only used foundation, no concealer, around my cheeks and forehead. The best part is that it's matte! I have very oily skin, so this product is my holy grail. It goes on and blends flawlessly." β€”Simpleebekah

    Get it from Amazon for $5.89+ (available in 29 shades).

    21. A pretty crystal glass dildo that looks like it could be the scepter of a fairy or wizard or something, and is definitely capable of working magic.

    Check out more of the best sex toys you can get on Amazon.

    Promising review: "This is my first time owning a glass toy, and I was skeptical of it at first. I wasn't sure it would feel good, but man was I wrong. Not only is it absolutely adorable, but it's also very pleasurable. The ribs in the wand make it extremely enjoyable, hitting all the right spots. I highly recommend this, so if you're considering it, just get it already! " β€”Danielle Bray

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in four designs).

    22. The Forktula, a mini spatula that attaches to the tines of your fork, because I would seriously pay any amount of money to be able to scrape that last bit of food off my plate when I'm eating my favorite meal.

    Not one drop of goodness can go to waste!!!

    Get it from Firebox for $10.49.

    23. Lacy panties admirers will think you got at some fancy AF lingerie store.

    Get them from Modcloth for $12 (available in sizes S-XL).

    24. A classy water-resistant watch perfect for anyone who wants their brand to be "punctual gentleman."

    Promising review: "This is even better than expected. It's smart and stylish and it keeps perfect time. The band is soft and fits just right. I've spent hundreds of dollars over the years on watches that couldn't compare to this one. It's extremely good value for the money." β€”Bill Evans

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    25. A colorful pooch-printed floor mat available in tons of different breeds that's so realistic, your doggo might think you hired someone to paint their portrait.,

    Promising review: "This mat is even better than advertised. It's SO soft and we can't keep our feet and paws off of it. We are Boston Terrier lovers, so when I saw the Boston one, I bought it without even knowing where I'd put it. When the package arrived, I put it on the floor and our Boston ran over to it and laid down. Even he couldn't resist! The colors are beautiful, and the picture is clear. We love it!" β€”Jason pangretic

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes and 16 breeds).

    26. Some shockingly durable, shockingly cheap earbuds that over 44,000 (!!!) reviewers swear by.

    Check out BuzzFeed's full writeup on these headphones here.

    Promising review: "I've been using these to listen to music at work for four years. They get tossed into my bag every weekday, yet there are no tears, no loose wires, and the earpads are intact. They still sound crisp and clear. The fit is perfect for my ears. I've worn these for hours at a time without any aching or tension. They're incredibly reliable and good quality." β€”Lady S.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.28+ (available in ten colors and with or without a mic).

    27. Glam pearl-and-rhinestone embellished tortoiseshell earrings you shouldn't be slow to add to your jewelry box.

    Get them from Asos for $13.

    28. A sleek wall hook that not only looks luxe, but also provides an invaluable daily reminder to CALM THE FUCK DOWN.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

    29. And a unicorn poop bath bomb, which I can't believe doesn't cost more, since I would think that unicorn poop is a pretty hard substance to come by?

    It has a pretty strawberry scent, just as you'd expect any magical dung would.

    Get it from TraditionScents on Etsy for $3.50.

    Because things don't have to be expensive to be awesome.


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