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    29 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

    A bunch of things that recently made me say "Oh, so I definitely need that."

    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 bug bite suction tool that'll actually *remove* venom, saliva, or other irritants to ease swelling and stop those 'squito bite itches once and for all. Good news: you don't need to press that "x"-shape into your skin anymore with a fingernail.


    It has a strong suction power, so be gentle and follow their directions!!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) — immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    2. Puzzlesnacks, a book of over 100 different kinds of mini, but challenging puzzles when you want to work your brain a bit but not sit frustrated for hours and hours.


    There are 39(!!) different kinds of puzzles, ranging from different kinds of unique crossword formats, brainteasers, and more.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69.

    Promising review: "I love solving Eric Berlin's puzzles. In my opinion, he makes the most fun, creative, and challenging (but not NY Times over the top) puzzles out there! I am still working through this book but I'm not new to his puzzles and I can already assure you that I look forward to more Puzzle Snacks books :)" —C

    3. A mason jar grating lid set so you can quickly shred parmesan or cheddar cheese for easy storage in your fridge — or to quickly (and neatly) whip up shredded veggies for salad toppings, grated ginger for stir fries, etc.!


    Get the grating lid, plus two regular lids (so you can store the things you've grated) from Amazon for $13.98.

    4. A heatable/freezable uterus to cuddle up with when pesky cramps are just getting too much. I mean, it's pretty darn cute(rus).

    Urban Outfitters

    It's filled with buckwheat and lavender for the ultimate in relaxation.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    5. A liquid-free rolling screen cleaner that'll clean your tablet, phone, laptop, and more once and for all. You know when your screen goes dark and you're like "Oh wow, I'm disgusting!" That's over now.

    Oh, is that just me?

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two sizes).

    Promising review: "This little device removes the oil from your screen. Often, when you are 'cleaning' your screen by wiping it with a cloth, you are simply pushing around the oil into a thin enough layer to see through without noticing it as much. This device actually lifts the oil and removes it. My screen feels like new, which is great because I am picky about my devices. Also, this is much better than cleaning the screen with some kind of wipe since repeated cleaning with most wipes will damage the screen over time. Unbeknownst to me, my wife was cleaning her screen daily and now her screen collects oils far too quickly because she wore off the protective layer. With this product, you don't need to worry about that. Clean it as often as you want/need and you can continue to enjoy that pristine screen without fear of wearing the oleophobic layer off prematurely. I would highly recommend this to others." —Alex

    6. A tee to celebrate Leo season in all its glory...or if you're already anticipating Virgo season (like I am), a tee with the critical lady herself on it.


    Get them from BuzzFeed's merch collection on Amazon for $19.99 each (available in men's, women's, and kid's sizes S–3X; check out all the zodiac signs available here).

    7. A colorful four-piece geometric tray set you can stack up to organize all your pretty little trinkets or bites & snacks while adding to your home decor aesthetic.


    It comes with one of each of the colors pictured: the peach and yellow smallest rhombus trays, the mint medium-size hexagonal tray, and the grey oblong tray.

    Get the set from Amazon for $9.88.

    Promising review: "A friend thought this was a vintage find! Ha! Looks really nice on my entry table and I love how versatile it is with the shapes! What a bargain!" —VeryStableGenius

    8. A Schick touch up razor to shape your eyebrows, remove peach fuzz hairs *and* dermaplane your skin, gently exfoliating and removing dead skin. Facials are expensive.


    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.74.

    Promising review: "These little guys work perfectly for dermaplaning! I used one the other night after I washed and applied toner to my face. It’s been a couple days and my skin still feels baby soft. I didn’t have any sort of reaction or anything to the exfoliation which was nice because I have severe cystic acne. My makeup goes on so smooth and i finally have that glowing look I’ve been trying to get! I will definitely be buying these again." —Hannah Jean

    9. A brass cactus jewelry organizer for an adorable way to store and display your favorite earrings, rings, bracelets, and necklaces. Plus, you won't feel like a ~prick~ when you realize you're not wearing your jewelry enough.


    Get it from ModCloth for $19.99 (originally $24).

    10. A slim, protective wallet smartphone case so you can head out for the day without carrying 50,000 things.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes iPhone 7/8 through XS Max). Check out all the sizes available here.

    Promising review: "I love it. Out of about the 10 or so that I have tried this is the best one. It actually holds more cards then they recommend. The material stretches. I put in three credit cards, an ID and about four business cards. It’s super sturdy and still fits in my pocket. I think this one might last the life of my phone. Honestly though if it lasts over a year I will be extremely happy and I am so far. If I upgrade my phone I will be looking for another one of these." —Jack S.

    11. A gorgeous Puffin in Bloom edition of Little Women in anticipation of the upcoming Greta Gerwig–directed adaptation. I'm just so excited to cry, you guys!


    This one's so pretty I might NOT actually throw it at the wall every time I get to the part where Jo turns down Laurie 😩😭.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.56.

    Promising review: "This has been my favorite book since my grandmother gifted me an abridged edition when I was in elementary school. There's just something so timeless and nostalgic about Little Women that makes me think of rainy days and Christmas and family that's always there for you. I absolutely adore the hardcover artwork on this volume. It now has a prime spot on my bookshelf." —Katrina

    12. A super-simple veggie ricer, because Trader Joe's is, like, always out of frozen cauliflower rice, and I just can't TAKE it anymore.


    Just pop your veggies in, and twist the top back and forth until you've got the perfect rice-like texture.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.75.

    13. A clever little Tarte lip gloss and brush set shaped like a bottle of wine and wine glass, respectively. And unlike a lot of novelty beauty products, these are also *great* quality.


    Get it from Tarte for $24.

    Promising review: "I love love love this lip gloss. It does not make my lips feel sticky. When it is off my lips do not feel dry! I love the subtle hint of color it adds. the brush is fabulous!!! It is so soft and I love the way it blends everything so nicely." —Blaire J

    14. A pack of anti-vibration pads, because laundry day is a chore enough without the rattling of the machines ruining your simultaneous Netflix binge.

    They're universal in size to work with most machines too!

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $24.99.

    Promising review: "I live in a New York City apartment on the fourth floor, I recently bought an LG all in one washer and dryer combo. I love the machine, however, when the spin cycle starts my apartment sounds and feels like either an earthquake or living on a rocket launch pad. I was confident that if I continued to use this machine it will eventually fall through the ceiling and on my neighbor 's head. I purchased a vibration pad from home depot but the earthquake continued. This product saved me from losing my apartment and possibly a murder rap, the vibration was reduced by 95%. I can now wash knowing my laundry and the rest of the world is safe." —Amazon Customer

    15. A two-pack of mint-flavored teeth whitening pens you can just brush on and remove those deep-set coffee, tea, and wine stains — without all the hassle of those trays or strips.

    Just twist the bottom, and paint onto your teeth. Each pen has 20 uses, and you can see how much you've used through the handy transparent tube!

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "I always worry whether this stuff will actually work, look good, be easy to use, taste decent, be safe for my teeth... and this stuff has it all and I'm more than impressed! This photo is just after TWO uses!! Love this product!" —Lil Mama Mindy

    16. A sheet mask — FOR YOUR BUTT, because why should your face have all the fun? It'll moisturize and tone (hello aloe and chamomile), with one sheet for each cheek. 🍑


    They're available in four varieties:

    * Slap It (retexturing & detoxifying with caffeine)

    * Squeeze It (brightening & rejuvenating with citrus)

    * Shake It (firming & illuminating with marine algae)

    *Bite It (hydrating and toning with collagen)

    Get them from Amazon for $9.95 each. You can also get a set of all four for $32 (aka you save $1 per mask).

    17. A cocktail-inspired Sunshine Spritz (with notes of prosecco, orange, and wild berries) or Midsummer Mojito (with notes of lime, rum, and sugared vanilla) for a scent that's almost as refreshing as the real thing.

    Homesick Candles

    Get it from Homesick Candles for $29.95 Sunshine Spritz here and Midsummer Mojito here).

    18. A body brush you can use dry or wet with a mix of soft, sturdy bristles and massaging nodules to banish dry and dead skin cells, help increase circulation, and make your skin G L O W.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.18.

    Promising review: "I really thought this whole dry brushing thing was going to be stupid. But my skin was dry and dimply and I was ready to try anything. I noticed a difference after the first use. I KID YOU NOT! My skin looks smoother and feels softer. I use it every night before my shower and the next day my skin looks so nice. I did not notice the brush 'shedding' as others have mentioned. The little rubber nubs feels really nice. I am really enjoying this brush." —Amazon Customer

    19. A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food *spikes* to revive and nourish all the flowering or foliage plants you'd otherwise CERTAINLY kill.

    Each one feeds your green child for up to two months!

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.95.

    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don't flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    20. A Good Advice Cupcake-inspired tee that'll remind you that your sweet personality is best tempered with a little, actually a lot, of spice.

    Hot Topic

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Good Advice Cupcake collection at Hot Topic for $24.90 (available in sizes S–2X).

    21. A super-precise marker-tip liquid eyeliner to give you a perfectly crisp cat eye and improve the appearance of your lashes over time, thanks to the *built-in serum* formulated with castor oil.


    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    Promising review: "Gave this a try simply because the lash serum is so amazing. I love the idea of getting the benefits of that in an eyeliner. I haven’t been able to use liquid liner in the past because it would burn my eyes. I was so pleasantly surprised that not only is it not irritating — it looks great, stays put all day AND still manages to come off easily all while providing the benefit of a lash serum. Great purchase!" —L. Schott

    22. A Beer 101 infographic print for an easy dash of kitchen decor that ALSO provides a heck of a lot of info, including suggested glassware, alcohol content, and hop characteristics.


    Get a 29"x44" poster from Amazon for $19.99.

    23. A stainless steel Sink Shroom from the makers of the cult-fave TubShroom that'll blend right in with your sink and keep *all* the pesky food remnants from clogging your drain.


    That hollow black part in the middle? That's designed so the sink will still drain, even if you have a big pot blocking it!

    Promising review: "As someone on a septic system, we can't have a garbage disposal. Consequently we've always lived by sink strainers. And I've tried and dealt with many different ones. But this is, far and away, the best I've even utilized. The holes are sized such that the tiny, meaningless stuff, goes through. And the design is such that even when full of gunk it still drains, and very well at that. Meanwhile, it doesn't accidentally let gunk through that might clog your drain. In the end, it's difficult to describe how great this is. Just drop the cash and check it out for yourself. You'll be glad you did." —R. Snare

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. A Frasier title card sweatshirt that'll feel as cozy as re-watching your favorite episodes when you have trouble sleeping.


    ::Cough:: "The Ski Lodge" ::cough::

    Get it from CiteeSan on Etsy for $29 (available in sizes S–2X and six colors).

    25. A champagne stopper to preserve the bubbles in your half-finished bottle of sparkling wine for DAYS. Aka this is the perfect accessory for Aperol spritz szn.

    BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

    I have this myself, and 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!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    26. Antimicrobial silicone sponges that'll never get stinky — they're almost 100% resistant to mold and mildew, more durable than regular sponges, and won't scratch your pots and pans!


    They *guarantee* that each scrubber sponge will stay odor-free for at least three months.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.95.

    Promising review: "My girlfriend has a keen nose for mildew, which meant we were throwing out kitchen sponges well before they were worn out. I came across these and was very happy with the first ones we tried. Absolutely no odor, even after several weeks worth of usage. The scrubber will break down long before it starts to smell. A definite winner in my book!" —Amazon Customer

    Also available in a version designed to clean your stovetop!

    27. A pack of individually-wrapped ginger drops for help stopping nausea and seasickness in their tracks — without the doziness you might get from other remedies.


    Get a bag of 30 individually-wrapped drops from Amazon for $10.44.

    Promising review: "These are magical. Seriously. I use them for nausea of all sorts - travel, hangovers, real sicknesses, you name it! I will not go ANYWHERE without them in my pocket or bag. I’ve saved many a drunken/sick/motion sick friend with these little gems. A walk through my apartment will reveal them in every nook and cranny: bathroom — check; nightstand — check; kitchen — check. Now I’m sure they’re geared toward pregnant mommies, but anything that’s good for them is good for you and your irresponsible friends. So do yourself and your sick/drunken friends a favor and BUY THEM." —Julie W.

    A BuzzFeed editor swore by these to stop nausea on rockin' and rollin' catamaran trip in Greece — check out her full review for more info!

    28. A stretchy + soft top to show off your back while still feeling comfy. You'll be able to rock this year-round too!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–2X and four colors).

    Promising review: "Love this shirt. It’s so cute because you can wear it off one shoulder or as a scoop neck top. The open back is nice. It will show a bra so I’ve worn it with a strapless bra and that shows very little in the back. The material is soft and comfy with a slight stretch." —Lola Nicole

    29. A Schitt's Creek coloring book that I would personally cry while filling in. ::sings "You're simply the best" between sobs::

    Especially when paired with a glass of Herb Ertlinger's fruit wine.

    Get it from Shop Hello Harlot on Etsy for $15.29.

    Me, looking at every single one of these:


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