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    Just 25 Random Products That Won’t Cost You A Cent Over $25

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    1. This lip balm that's packed with SPF 30 to help protect your smacker from harmful UV rays. The lime flavour will remind you summer and it has coconut oil, aloe vera, and vitamin E in it to soothe and moisturize your pout on those super sunny days.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.99 (as an add-on item).

    2. These glasses with a dark tortoise print that'll make you look equal parts studious and chic. The round frames have a subtle vintage shape, without looking too dated and you can choose between prescription, blue light-blocking, and tinted lenses.

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    Get them from for $19+.

    3. This pill case that looks like a fancy pocket watch. It's incredibly durable and has multiple compartments, so you can store three different kinds of pills or organize them by time of day.

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    Get it from Simons for $16.

    4. This ice cube tray with a silicone lid that'll lock in water, so you can store it at any angle in your freezer. Plus, the lid and thick handles make it easy to stack on top of other things.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.50+. Available in two styles.

    5. These glasses holders that'll attach to your visor, so your shades are always within reach. They're large enough to fit two pairs of sunglasses and reviewers also use it to keep track of bank cards, receipts, and other other small items they don't want to lose.

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    I put these in my mom's car because she was sick of me cluttering up her console with my sunglasses and other accoutrements. And since I refuse to carry my small items to and from the car, these holders have saved us from a few arguments. They're easy to install and they can hold a surprising amount of things. The little clamps can hold everything from bank cards and receipts to sunglasses and earphones. Plus, they're lined with foam so I don't have to worry about my things getting scraped.

    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $11.10+. Available in three colours.

    6. This hand cream that'll keep your digits from drying out like the Sahara Desert. It's a salve, meaning it's a bit thicker than your traditional lotion, so you won't have to reapply it constantly.

    A tube of hand cream lying on a pile of braided rope
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    Get it from Kiehl's Canada for $21+. Available in two sizes.

    7. This lid attachment that'll help you upcycle your old Mason jar into an adorable piggy bank. The mouth works as a coin slot and you can rest it on its side, using the legs to complete the piglet look.

    A Mason jar with a pig face on the lid
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.49.

    8. This 2-in-1 water bottle and dispenser for your dog that you'll want to keep in your bag at all times. Just turn it on its side and push the button to fill the little bowl at the top. And when you're done, press the lock button to keep it from leaking.

    A dog drinking from a small water bottle with a bowl attached to the lid
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    9. This fancy lacquer tray that's as stylish as it is functional. You can use it to hold all your small jewels (like rings and earrings) or you can keep it by the front door as a place to stash your keys, so you'll never forget where they are.

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    Get it from Indigo for $14.50. Available in two colours.

    10. This plant-based laundry soap, if you just want to wash a couple of things and don't have enough clothing to do a full load. It's perfect for the clothes you don't want to put in the washing machine for fear of shrinking or getting damaged, like sweaters and lingerie.

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    I use this all the time to wash my favourite sweaters and other delicate garments I don't like putting in the washing machine. I also like using it to quickly clean a bra or pair of underwear. I just add a capful of soap to a basin of water and let the garments soak for 15 minutes. And I've even started using it to wash my cloth face masks at the end of the day. I love how light the scent is. I have it in fig, but it also comes in unscented, if you're not into fragrances. Plus, it's a no-rinse formula, so I'm using less water.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20. Available in six scents.

    11. This illustrated greeting card that is so cute you'll want to send one to everyone you know. It's printed on thick canvas paper, so it's basically a mini art print that your pen pal can frame after reading your message.

    A card with drawings of chicken nuggets and message that says you're the sauce to my nuggies
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    VenaCarrIllustration is based in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

    Get it from VenaCarrIllustration on Etsy for $6.

    12. These slow cooker liners that'll save you from having to soak and scrub your entire appliance after you've made a delicious (but messy) meal. You can even use a couple at the same time to cook two things at once. And once you're done, just remove the liner and toss it out.

    A slow cooker pot that's divided in two with thin pot liners
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    Get a pack of six from Amazon Canada for $6.44.

    13. This exfoliating scrub by Head & Shoulders that'll help you get rid of all the dead skin and grime building up on your scalp. It's loaded with vitamin E and argan oil to help hydrate your scalp and hair, making it a great product for anyone with super-dry hair.

    A person holding two small tubes of scalp scrub
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    It's a pre-shampoo product, so I just massage it into my scalp before I get into the shower. It looks like a creamy conditioner, but it actually has a slightly gritty texture once you warm up the product (don't worry, it washes away easily with water). I've been using it for a few months now and it really works wonders on my dry scalp. I like that it doesn't leave my hair feeling stripped, which has been my experience using other scrubs. I use it about once a month to give my hair and scalp a really good deep clean.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.97.

    14. This slotted lipstick holder that'll keep your favourite lip products within reach. There are six slots for your lipstick, and it even has smaller slots in the centre for lip liners and brushes.

    A small lipstick holder with seven compartments that have different lip products in them
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    Get it from Simons for $4.99.

    15. This wide roller stamp that'll cover all the private information on your papers and envelopes with a thick, dark ink. Now you can recycle your mail, without worrying about of someone stealing your personal information. No shredder needed!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99+ Available in three colours.

    16. This liquid lipstick by Nyx Cosmetics that'll actually last all day. It has a velvety matte lip shade on one end that won't flake or fade and a clear gloss on the other, if you want to add a little shine to your look.

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    Get it from Nyx Cosmetics for $15. Available in four shades.

    17. This reusable tissue box that's actually cute. It'll better suit your home decor vibes and it has a removable lid, making it a breeze to refill.

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    Get it from Simons for $4.99 (originally $7.50).

    18. This container of raw honey that would probably make Winnie the Pooh jealous. It's harvested by bees in Alberta and comes in a ton of different flavours (like tumeric, berry, and cacao) that'll give whatever you're eating an extra zing of flavour.

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    Drizzle is based in Calgary, Alberta.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99. Available in two flavours.

    19. These coasters that’ll protect your coffee table from spills, scratches, and ring marks. They're made of cork with beautiful botanical illustrations on top that'll add a little rustic charm to your space.

    A glass mug rest on a cork coaster
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    Get a pack of four from Simons for $6.

    20. This bottle of Dawn dish spray that'll save you some time scrubbing hardened food off your pots and pans. It works without water, so you just have to spray, wipe, and rinse your dishes clean.

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    "I live in an apartment without a dishwasher, and I honestly use that as an excuse to order takeout food instead of cooking. But, as soon as I got my hands on a bottle of this stuff (regular Dawn is my go-to dish soap, BTW), I put it to use on both a saucepan I used to make homemade enchilada sauce *and* the casserole dish I baked those enchiladas, which had a ton of caked-on food. It really does work like I say it does! Like, scary well." —Elizabeth Lilly

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Dawn Platinum Powerwash Dish Spray (#9 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.97.

    21. These super-thin camera covers for anyone who takes their online privacy and security extra seriously. The covers are compatible with most devices and are a sleeker alternative to the piece of tape you're currently using.

    A person holding a phone with a small cover on the front camera
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    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $4.99+. Also available in packs of six.

    22. This bamboo mat that'll make your bathroom look more like a spa. It has rubber feet on the bottom to keep it from sliding on the floor and the slatted design allows water to fall through, so it'll dry faster.

    A slatted wooden bath mat in front of a bathroom sink
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    Get it from Simons for $19.99 (originally $25).

    23. These fertilizer spikes that'll give your plant babies a much-needed dose of nutrients, because they're looking a little sad these days. They're great for any indoor plants, and you'll only have to replace them once a month (or every two months during the winter).

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    "I love my plants, but sometimes I'm not the best mom to them. I forget to feed them on occasion and these little spikes give them a boost when I've been a neglectful plant parent. Using them is simple: Just dig a hole with the plastic tool, shove in a plant spike, cover it with soil, and let it work its magic." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Miracle-Gro Indoor Dry Plant Food Fertilizer Spikes (#4 on the list).

    Get a pack of 24 spikes from Amazon Canada for $9.

    24. A pair of cleaning brushes that'll remove the grime that builds up around your shower tiles, sink, and tub. They’re made with extra-durable nylon bristles that won’t weaken or wear out over time, so you can finally stop using your old toothbrushes to reach those hard-to-clean spots.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $9.99+. Also available in nblue.

    25. And finally, this tin of lip balm that'll give your pout an extra boost of hydration. It'll help repair cracked and flaking skin, and reviewers love that the texture isn't as thick as regular Vaseline.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $3.98 (as an add-on item). Also available in rose and cocoa butter.

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