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    29 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

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    1. A silicone lip-exfoliating brush to finally banish dryness and chapping from your pout so you can break out those liquid lipsticks once again.


    One side has smaller bumps for exfoliating away dead skin (you can use it with your favorite lip scrub, too!) and the other har larger circles to massage in your favorite lip oil or balm for hydration.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "I admit I was skeptical about this product, but my desperation made me click the BUY button. I just had a baby, and between all the milk I was pumping for the baby and caffeine drinking, my body was dried out and dehydrated. My lips were dried, cracked, and even bleeding — very painful. Even my tried and true expensive as heck lip moisturizer I use couldn't help. Having this lip brush did the trick and made all the difference. The exfoliation must have allowed my lip moisturizer to get better absorbed. I saw results in just a couple days. Now I have soft and supple lips again. I tried using a toothbrush and I would not recommend it. This silicone lip brush feels so good and since the 'bristles' or bumps' are shallow. I just needed to use a little bit of my expensive lip moisturizer and it was so easy to clean the brush afterwards. Where has this thing been all my life? I don't think I can live without it now." —Double-J

    2. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey so you never have to decide between sweet and spicy. You can be (and eat) both!


    Need more inspiration? Learn more about the life-changing power of this honey in I Tried This Spicy Honey And It Changed How I Eat Every Meal.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    Need to bring that hot 'n' sweetness on the go? You can get a 12-pack of hot honey packets from Amazon for $11.99.

    3. A pet hair–removing roller with a patented brush design (and *no* adhesive strips) to rid your lovely black sofa of all your furry friend's shedding in a quick roll — so you can get back to cuddling together.

    It has 3,200 five-star reviews!

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my crazy cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes but this is the only product that has ever COMPLETELY removed all the cat hair from my bed. I have a long-haired 20-pound. tabby and if you run your hands up his back a few times and fling the hair everywhere, it looks like it's snowing – he never stops shedding no matter what I do. After using the ChomChom, I can put on a black dress and roll around on my bed and not get a single hair on me. It's absolutely amazing. Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don't have a pet. I don't care, it's THAT good." —Stephanie

    4. A corgi pool float so you can enjoy the sun and water without having to doggy paddle around all day.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90.

    5. A pair of affordable and modern cat-eye sunnies that'll prove it's hip to be ~square~.

    Get them from Amazon for $11.98 (available in seven colors).

    6. A Billie razor starter kit so you can kiss the pink tax goodbye and say hi to a smoother, better shave. Each razor cartridge has five blades encased in charcoal shave soap for a super-smooth glide even the most sensitive skin will love.


    It comes with the magnetic holder (to keep your razor secure + dry), a handle, and two five-blade cartridges. Just get the replacement cartridges when you need 'em!

    Get it from Billie for $9.

    Check out our Billie razor review (eight BuzzFeeders swear by it!) for all the deets!

    7. A special necklace clasp designed to layer three chains evenly so they *never* get tangled. Just hook the chains on and wear without fear.


    Get it from Baublebar for $18.

    8. A set of reusable silicone straws so you can sip in style — and stay a little more eco-friendly. Just pop 'em in the included case and you can take them everywhere you go.


    And they come with a cleaning brush too!

    Get a set of four eight-inch straws from Amazon for $12.99+ (also available in 10-inch straws, and with white cases).

    Promising review: "If you are looking to get on board with reducing single use plastic...this is the way to start. Durable, easy to clean, nice little travel case. Works really well in fast food cups. I keep one in my purse, one in my briefcase and one in my favorite tote bag. Awesome product." —MotorCityChic72

    9. A set of sword ice pop molds to soothe the wounds left in your soul after this season of Game of Thrones. Hey, remember when we were freaked about the wights? Me too.


    Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (also available in penguin, robot, Tiki, and yeti shapes).

    Promising review: "I got these for my son because he loves zombies and popsicles. The popsicles were super easy to remove. All you do is peel the silicone sleeve right off, no need to run under warm water like all of our other ones. The sleeves and holders go right in the dishwasher and are ready to use again. Now we just need more!" —Adair

    10. A chic little scrunchie masquerading as an elegantly-tied scarf to really dress up your ponytails or messy buns when you're running out the door, 20 minutes late already.


    Get the set of five from Amazon for $4.99 (also available in a set of stripes for $8.99).

    Promising review: "Well made. Cute pearl accent. Very versatile and makes athleisure looks a little more high class. Great when you’re running late and still need to look pulled together. The silk is also nice in the hair." —Alicia

    11. Glossier's new(ish) Niteshine liquid highlighter for a gorgeous glow you can build up on your cheekbones, cupid's bow, and even as a cool foil-y eyeshadow on your lids.


    Get it from Glossier for $20(available in four shades).

    Promising review: "I don't write reviews for anything ever. But the amount of times I ran back to the mirror to geek over this highlighter made me feel like I had to let y'all know know it's worth the money. Gave me the 'I drink eight glasses of water a day, go to the gym, and eat my vegetables' natural glow. The dewy look I haven't had since I was a newborn baby glow .😂 For real though it goes on just as easy and feels as light as the Cloudpaint. It looks as natural as it does in the pictures on the website. Buy it." —Hailey

    12. A four-in-one kitchen gadget you can use as tongs, a scooper, strainer, or pan scraper. You know how you always see chefs in cooking shows do, like everything with tongs? These'll help you replicate that.


    Don't rummage around your utensil drawer looking for the right tool. This is it.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "Very useful! I like to cook and this thing comes in handy. You can lift, grab and flip stuff with only one tool. Great for pasta and noodles. Funny fact — I often cook with my toddler and this is a fun kitchen tool for kiddos — they love it. Quality is top notch, nice stainless steel and all. Highly recommended." —Team Moms

    13. A set of reusable lunch bags (available in snack and sandwich size) that'll truly understand you frustrations when that noon meeting runs just TOO DARN LONG.


    They even have flat bottoms for easy filling!

    Get them from Amazon $6.99 (for the snack size; also available in sandwich size and in sets).

    Promising review: "I'm OBSESSSED with these bags! I wash them in the top shelf of my dishwasher — yes, a hot wash — and store food in them in a deep freezer. They're just as handy for snacks as zip-top bags but they offer a slightly thicker casing - READ: more puncture-resistant. They're super cute, eco-friendly and easier to fill than single use bags because they stand upright. I've used them for everything from soups and sauces to veggies, chips and sandwiches. We have at least one of each pattern/graphic available here and we use the snack size most." —Caffeinated SAHM

    14. A cast member tee to celebrate the return of Southern Charm to our TVs this month. BA BA DOOOOOO!


    Get it from Pop Spring on Etsy for $24.95 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors).

    15. A subscription to Book of the Month, because you deserve to treat yourself to a new pick every month, selected from an array of shouldn't-be-missed new releases, plus a fun little surprise.

    Each month you choose from five available titles — plus, you can always get more books or even skip a month if none of the options sound like the right fit!

    Subscribe at Book of the Month for $14.99 per month — and add any extra books on for $9.99 each!

    16. A pack of teensy capsules filled with a blend of vitamin B5, silk proteins, and keratin to nourish dry hair, add shine, and treat excessively oily roots — all while working to protect your hair from heat and sun damage. Good things *do* come in small packages.


    Get a pack of 30 capsules from Amazon for $22.75.

    Promising review: "I took a chance on this product and I am so happy I did. I cannot stop looking at and feeling my hair; it is so much more healthy. It used to be flat and dry looking but it looks so healthy and full now. The great thing is...this product doesn't leave your hair feeling weighed down or greasy like some leave-ins do. My ends used to look brittle and dry no matter what I used, how many times I trimmed my hair, etc. Now they are soft and healthy-looking. I love this so much I just did subscribe and save with it, because I know I will use it forever!!" —Caryn

    17. A cropped, twisted-front tee for all the comfort of your favorite worn-in shirt, but a majorly stepped-up look.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and in six colors, plus long-sleeve styles).

    Promising review: "This shirt is soooooooo cute! I got compliments on it all night long! Paired with a nice pair of high waisted jeans and booties and you have a STATEMENT OUTFIT! I will order this shirt in every color they have and proudly wear it as an everyday shirt or for a night out on the town! It would also be cute with a pencil skirt or some overalls!" —Tye

    18. An easy-breezy pineapple corer perfect 🎶 if you like piña coladas 🎶... but not spending a fortune on pre-cut pineapple. This thing is so easy to use, it's like a tropical vacation in your kitchen.

    Cut off the top of your pineapple, twist the corer into the fruit (kind of like a wine bottle corkscrew), then pull it out. You now have a cored and spiral-cut pineapple in minutes!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    Promising review: "I love this pineapple slicer! I personally love pineapples, but usually I'm hesitant in purchasing them because for me they are cumbersome to cut. This pineapple slicer however makes slicing my pineapples so much easier! You simply cut the top of the pineapple and then twist the slicer into the pineapple clockwise. When you are done, just pull it out and you get these perfectly sliced and cored pineapples every time! I can easily add them to my daughters lunches, or cut them for an afternoon fruit salad. I absolutely love this slicer and I look forward to buying pineapples now because this slicer makes them so easy to cut ." —S. Daily

    19. An assortment of pearl clips to make that "oh boy it's getting greasy" hair look fancy and purposeful. When every day is a good hair day, you'll feel like the world is your ~oyster~.


    I bought these very hair clips and they look SO great IRL! I've been wearing them all the time. And to combat that greasy hair, might I suggest pairing with some Batiste dry shampoo?

    Get the set of eight from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. A DIY cross stitch kit so you can bring out your ~crafty~ side, one thread at a time.


    It comes with an embroidery hoop, thread, cotton aida with the patern on it, needles, and instructions.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 25 patterns).

    Promising review: "Love it! This is one of those rare occasions in life where I feel like I got MORE than what I paid for. This kit is just about perfect. The only thing I would recommend you purchase in addition to it is either better needles, or a good needle threader. The eyes of the needles it comes with are a bit too small to thread three embroidery strands through, in my opinion. Otherwise, the kit is awesome. If you’re wondering, I didn’t embroider mine exactly as per the instructions. I had plenty of thread, but it does warn you that if you go rogue, you could run short." —Addictedtoammmazzzon

    21. A gorgeous textured travel wallet that'll store your cash, boarding pass, passport, credit cards, and more — all while looking like a chic mini clutch. Just a touch of first class style, at an economy price.


    It's made of Rfid-blocking material too.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 35 colors).

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this wallet. I needed a new travel wallet, and this holds everything I need all in one place, and it still closes nicely and stays flat! Boarding pass, passport, ID and credit cards, money, checked baggage tickets, receipts, etc! Yet it doesn’t bulk up or look like an overstuffed mess. Just amazing. The description says it only holds US money, but I just used the boarding pass flap to hold all my Japanese Yen (¥), which are larger. I didn’t use the zippered pocket for coins as I much prefer a separate coin purse for that sort of thing. I definitely recommend to anyone who travels a lot!" —Anthony Luu

    22. A pair of soft silicone grips to keep your glasses from slipping off your face when you look down. This is one of those inventions that makes you think "Well why didn't I think of that?!"


    Reviewers note they'll keep your glasses comfier too!

    Get a set of five pairs from Amazon for $6.99 (available in clear, grey, and black).

    Promising review: "Finally the solution to my issue. My eyeglasses would always dig into the back of my ear on one side, not to mention they would slip down my nose from time to time. Tried a different pair of guards and they just did not do the job. Purchased these and what a difference, my glasses have never fit better, and oftentimes I forget to take them off they're so comfortable. Best purchase decision EVER." —Andrea Lincoln

    23. A pair of pompom-topped slipper slides for a plush, old fashioned style you can wear year-round without overheating your tootsies.


    Get them from Amazon for $16.55+ (available in sizes 5/6–9/10 and four colors).

    Promising review: "These slippers have a non slip light duty sole. Most slippers sold today have a thick hard sole designed to be worn outside. I looked far and wide to find a true ‘house slipper’ and these are PERFECT! I immediately ordered a second pair to have on hand. The little puffs make me feel all fancy and elegant in them!!" —Ali Benny

    24. A clever little PVC spiral to make rings up to 1.5 sizes smaller without permanent alterations required. Easy peasy!


    Get a set of four from Amazon for $5.99.

    Promising review: "I lost weight during my pregnancy (and after) and my wedding rings kept falling off. I didn't want to get them resized, have a little ball welded in or wear one of those guards that slide around. I pretty much gave up on wearing them. I saw these in one of those silly BuzzFeed lists about Amazon products. I usually just read those things for a good laugh (really who needs a hedgehog shaped planter) I immediately put this item in my cart and I couldn't be happier! It comes with four sizes. I used the smallest size for my engagement ring. It was super easy to wrap around." —DMA

    25. A pair of monstera leaf statement earrings for a trendy look you don't have to ~dangle~ your whole paycheck out to buy.


    Get them from Amazon for $7.99 (available in eight colors).

    26. A cookbook inspired by Lord of the Rings so those hunger pangs you always felt around ~elevenses~ can finally be sated. We're talking recipes for EVERY HOBBIT MEALTIME!


    There are even vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly recipe options and tweaks inside!

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    Promising review: "Not only is every recipe very carefully linked to Tolkien's legendarium, but also to the man himself. There are regular references throughout the text to the Professor's own stated preferences and favorites. Along with this, the writing is elegant and often amusing, mixing between in- and out-of-universe elements cleanly and easily. I have not been able to test all of the recipes thus far, but all those I have tried have been proper fourteen-twenties!" —Andrew

    27. A scented candle inspired by the country you and your bestie long to visit (or recently *finally* went to), housed in an adorable little tote for an easy and wrapping paper–free present that just says "thinking of you!"


    France, pictured above, smells like French lavender, buttery croissants, and coffee. Check out all the countries available for your options!

    Get them from Homesick: the candle for $29.95 and the tote for $5.

    28. A set of narwhal cocktail picks who are only too happy to hold your pearl onions, cherries, and citrus twists while you slowly sip. They also believe in the value of ~chilling~ with a drink — they are arctic whales, after all!


    Get a set of four from UncommonGoods for $15.

    29. A fromage! apron or tee to spoil the secret ingredient in all your favorite recipes — it's cheese of course!


    Get them from BuzzFeed's Eating Your Feed collection on Amazon: the apron for $17.99 (one size) and the tee for $21.99 (available in men's and women's S–3X and kids' sizes 2–12 and four colors).

    You at every party involving a cheese board:


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