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24 Fancy Gifts That Only Look Expensive

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1. A set of mermaid tail makeup brushes to make your foundation look anything but ~fishy~.

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Get a four-piece set from Amazon for $18.99. Available in gold and blue.

You can also get a single rose gold fishtail brush from Amazon for $9.09.

2. A stylish insulated water bottle that'll keep your water cold for 24 hours...while asking the question, "Wood you like to stay hydrated?"

Get it from Amazon for $19.95. Available in 13 patterns.Promising review: "I have to say this is the best water bottle I have ever had. It is not only beautiful but like having a perfect functioning thermos. This bottle does exactly what is says and that is keep water cold for 24 hrs and 12 hrs for your hot. I use it mainly for my water...and really and truly even if I leave my water in the car in this hot humid weather in Florida it WILL BE COLD when I open the bottle!!! I also got many compliments on this bottle's design." —Alison M. Canizares
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Get it from Amazon for $19.95. Available in 13 patterns.

Promising review: "I have to say this is the best water bottle I have ever had. It is not only beautiful but like having a perfect functioning thermos. This bottle does exactly what is says and that is keep water cold for 24 hrs and 12 hrs for your hot. I use it mainly for my water...and really and truly even if I leave my water in the car in this hot humid weather in Florida it WILL BE COLD when I open the bottle!!! I also got many compliments on this bottle's design." —Alison M. Canizares

3. Cat-eye mirrored sunglasses for anyone feeling a little shady.

Get them from Amazon for $9.98.Promising review: "Best sunglasses ever! I got the pink/gold and loved them soooo much that I also got the blue/gold ones. I get great compliments from people while wearing these. I'm sure I will buy all the colors soon :)" —Pelita
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Get them from Amazon for $9.98.

Promising review: "Best sunglasses ever! I got the pink/gold and loved them soooo much that I also got the blue/gold ones. I get great compliments from people while wearing these. I'm sure I will buy all the colors soon :)" —Pelita

4. An eau de toilette with Art Deco-inspired packaging that'll look lovely on any vanity.

It comes in two scents: a (not too sweet!) vanilla spice blend and a fresh ocean blend.Get it from Anthropologie for $18.Promising review: "Beautiful scent and bottle. Unbelievably good price! So happy with this purchase." —SFord
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It comes in two scents: a (not too sweet!) vanilla spice blend and a fresh ocean blend.

Get it from Anthropologie for $18.

Promising review: "Beautiful scent and bottle. Unbelievably good price! So happy with this purchase." —SFord

5. A Bluetooth speaker with seven different lighting settings for any kind of dance party.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.Promising review: "I love this speaker! It has several light options, or you can turn the lights off completely. It connects very easily, and has great sound quality. I'm very happy with this purchase! I would most definitely recommend this speaker if you're looking for a small Bluetooth speaker. My only complaint is the battery life isn't super long, but it's easy to charge or use while plugged in, so that is not an issue at all. It's very worth the price!!" —Katy Corbeil
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Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

Promising review: "I love this speaker! It has several light options, or you can turn the lights off completely. It connects very easily, and has great sound quality. I'm very happy with this purchase! I would most definitely recommend this speaker if you're looking for a small Bluetooth speaker. My only complaint is the battery life isn't super long, but it's easy to charge or use while plugged in, so that is not an issue at all. It's very worth the price!!" —Katy Corbeil

6. Double-walled champagne flutes to keep your bubbly perfectly chilled.

They're made of scratch- and shatter-resistant glass, too!Get a set of four from Amazon for $19.97.Promising review: "I needed them for a Christmas gathering on Sunday. They were delivered that afternoon :) Thanks Amazon! I love them! I received lots of compliments on them, and they were better than expected. I love that they are double wall so they won't sweat or leave water rings on my wood tabletops. The packaging is superb. I will be ordering four more sets." —Amazon Customer
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They're made of scratch- and shatter-resistant glass, too!

Get a set of four from Amazon for $19.97.

Promising review: "I needed them for a Christmas gathering on Sunday. They were delivered that afternoon :) Thanks Amazon! I love them! I received lots of compliments on them, and they were better than expected. I love that they are double wall so they won't sweat or leave water rings on my wood tabletops. The packaging is superb. I will be ordering four more sets." —Amazon Customer

7. A pair of noise-reducing headphones with gold detailing and super high-quality sound.

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Get them from Amazon for $19.99.

Promising review: "To be honest, I bought these earphones because they were a) cheap, and b) a nice design and color. I like the white and the rose gold look because it's more stylish and less clunky. I didn't see the point in getting a pair of expensive headphones. Nonetheless, these were really great and well worth the price and beyond. They are super comfortable which was nice and the music was loud and clear. I was also impressed because of the sound blocking, which I didn't really care about but turned out to be useful when I was in an 'I don't want to hear people, I already have to look at you' mood. I like them and I got a lot of compliments. Plus, they were so easy to put in my bag! That was pretty awesome." —Cindy

And check out our top picks for the best wireless headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews.

8. A set of 10 makeup brushes that have tightly packed fibers for a flawlessly airbrushed finish.

Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $16.99.Promising review: "Despite of being made of plastic, these don't look cheap and apply makeup so flawlessly! This set comes with enough brushes in different sizes for any makeup need. They're so soft for the face while being firm enough for their tasks. The only turn-off about these is the tightly packed bristles make them a bit hard to wash, but I'm still giving them 5 stars because of their performance!" –Beatriz ReynaAnd when it's time to take it all off, check out our top picks for the best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews.
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Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $16.99.

Promising review: "Despite of being made of plastic, these don't look cheap and apply makeup so flawlessly! This set comes with enough brushes in different sizes for any makeup need. They're so soft for the face while being firm enough for their tasks. The only turn-off about these is the tightly packed bristles make them a bit hard to wash, but I'm still giving them 5 stars because of their performance!" –Beatriz Reyna

And when it's time to take it all off, check out our top picks for the best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

9. A tassel keychain with a lighting cable for anyone whose phone is ALWAYS dying.

Get it from Amazon for $9.49. Available in three colors.Promising review: "The most convenient keychain I've ever bought. It's looks cute and works great. No issues with charging my iPhone so far." —Amazon Customer
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Get it from Amazon for $9.49. Available in three colors.

Promising review: "The most convenient keychain I've ever bought. It's looks cute and works great. No issues with charging my iPhone so far." —Amazon Customer

10. A food saver that makes leftover produce look like props from "Be Our Guest."

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Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

Promising review: "Works great, the top stays on well, and is SUPER CUTE." —Jen B.

11. Rainbow playing cards to add a whole other level to poker night...or a solid game of solitaire.

Get them from Amazon for $9.22 or ModCloth for $12.99.Promising review: "These cards are absolutely gorgeous and the rainbow fan in our family was so excited when she saw them. They are almost too cool to play with but then once you start using them you love them even more. Highly recommend for a fun deck of cards." —It's Liz
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Get them from Amazon for $9.22 or ModCloth for $12.99.

Promising review: "These cards are absolutely gorgeous and the rainbow fan in our family was so excited when she saw them. They are almost too cool to play with but then once you start using them you love them even more. Highly recommend for a fun deck of cards." —It's Liz

12. A highlighter sampler set that's perfect to use on-the-*glow*.

Get the kit from Sephora for $18.Promising review: "Love love love. They are all great buys and add a great look to any face. I fully recommend all three products." —JendarbeeNow that you've got your glow on, check out our top picks for the best matte lipsticks on BuzzFeed Reviews.
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Get the kit from Sephora for $18.

Promising review: "Love love love. They are all great buys and add a great look to any face. I fully recommend all three products." —Jendarbee

Now that you've got your glow on, check out our top picks for the best matte lipsticks on BuzzFeed Reviews.

13. A traveling kit to turn the nip of booze the flight attendant provides into a classy cocktail.

Get it from Amazon for $19.95. Available in five different cocktail types.Promising review: "Very dapper looking kit. Had a short flight down south and this kit helped me make a great gin and tonic. Many people asked me what I was doing when making my kit." —Orlando Estrella
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Get it from Amazon for $19.95. Available in five different cocktail types.

Promising review: "Very dapper looking kit. Had a short flight down south and this kit helped me make a great gin and tonic. Many people asked me what I was doing when making my kit." —Orlando Estrella

14. A three-drawer organizer for anyone whose makeup collection might be getting slightly out of hand.

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Get it from Amazon for $16.80+. Available in 18 colors (some clear and some opaque).

Promising review: "I LOVE this organizer! I bought two to store my most frequently used cosmetic items and it is the perfect size. I have two side by side, but they can also be stacked if that fits better in your home. Great size drawers – a lot of other brands made the drawers too short but this one comfortably fits foundation bottles (laying down) and thick powder containers (Laura Mercier, Bare Minerals, Cover FX, etc). I had no problems with shipping — they arrived within a week in great condition. I am recommending this to all of my friends!" —Diana Rivera

15. A geometric jewelry holder that'll make anyone's baubles look extra pretty.

Get it from Amazon for $15.57. Available in brass (pictured) and black.Promising review: "I use this as a tray for my jewelry, perfume, and medicine and I absolutely love it! This is a fantastic value for the price — it's great quality and so reasonably priced! This make me happy every time I look at it and I'd highly recommend it to anyone!" —Mel H.
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Get it from Amazon for $15.57. Available in brass (pictured) and black.

Promising review: "I use this as a tray for my jewelry, perfume, and medicine and I absolutely love it! This is a fantastic value for the price — it's great quality and so reasonably priced! This make me happy every time I look at it and I'd highly recommend it to anyone!" —Mel H.

16. Realistically flickering electric candles made of a gleaming geometric gold...and they won’t ruin the relaxing vibe when you knock them over.

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Get a set of three from Amazon for $24.99.

Promising review: "Very pretty and love that they come with a remote!" —Megan B.

17. A sweet bow ring encrusted with micro cubic zirconia to add some serious sparkle.

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Get it from Amazon for $3.99+. Available in gold, platinum, and rose gold plating.

Promising review: "It's such a pretty and delicate ring, very beautiful and I have received many compliments. I got it in gold, and it compliments many chic outfits. The sizing was perfect and fits comfortably. The stones are shiny and the bow detail looks very cute." —Jennifer Starla

18. A classic herb-growing kit that'll look pretty on any windowsill.

And will help give anyone a green thumb!Get the three-pot set from Asos for $20.
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And will help give anyone a green thumb!

Get the three-pot set from Asos for $20.

19. A artistic mixology book to turn anyone into a brilliant bartender.

Get it from Amazon for $10.17.Promising review: "Love this book! Perfect for teaching yourself how to make drinks. Every drink has an image!" —Chantal A.
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Get it from Amazon for $10.17.

Promising review: "Love this book! Perfect for teaching yourself how to make drinks. Every drink has an image!" —Chantal A.

20. A Longclaw-inspired letter opener that'll tear through junk mail with the speed and grace of the Lord Commander himself, Jon Snow.

Get it from BoxLunch for $19.92.
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Get it from BoxLunch for $19.92.

21. A frame (or several) to add some ~dimension~ to your wall art.

These geometric frames can either be hung on the wall or convert to a tabletop frame.Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ each. Available in four metal finishes.Promising review: "This is absolutely stunning! I bought it to place on my desk at work and it really brightened up the place and gave my office space some personality! I placed a photo in it and it really does look like it's floating! I also like how the package came with an extra screw so that I can easily mount it onto a wall should I change my mind about keeping it on my desk. Great product!" —Colormeviolet
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These geometric frames can either be hung on the wall or convert to a tabletop frame.

Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ each. Available in four metal finishes.

Promising review: "This is absolutely stunning! I bought it to place on my desk at work and it really brightened up the place and gave my office space some personality! I placed a photo in it and it really does look like it's floating! I also like how the package came with an extra screw so that I can easily mount it onto a wall should I change my mind about keeping it on my desk. Great product!" —Colormeviolet

22. A gold-trimmed box of Earl Grey that’ll make you feel like you’re having high tea at Buckingham Palace.

Get it from Amazon for $7.59. Check out all the available blends here.Promising review: "The tea sachets so beautiful, you will think you are on vacation! It was served at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan — this is how I found Harney & Sons. The triangular silk sachets are so beautifully crafted, you will hate to throw them away! Superior brewability! Smooth taste and consistency throughout the entire package. One word: exceptional!" —Danalyn
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Get it from Amazon for $7.59. Check out all the available blends here.

Promising review: "The tea sachets so beautiful, you will think you are on vacation! It was served at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan — this is how I found Harney & Sons. The triangular silk sachets are so beautifully crafted, you will hate to throw them away! Superior brewability! Smooth taste and consistency throughout the entire package. One word: exceptional!" —Danalyn

23. A gold-plated brass and opal necklace anyone would totally ~moon~ over.

Get it from Rudiana on Etsy for $19.50.
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Get it from Rudiana on Etsy for $19.50.

24. A cold brew coffee maker that's so sleek, you'll think you're in some high-end café instead of in your own kitchen.

Get it from Amazon for $19.97.Promising review: "Love this product! Elegant, doesn't take up too much room in the fridge. Great-tasting product with super simple ease. Never buy cold brew at the outrageous store prices again." —Kelly S.And step up your smoothie game with our top picks for the best blender on BuzzFeed Reviews.
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Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

Promising review: "Love this product! Elegant, doesn't take up too much room in the fridge. Great-tasting product with super simple ease. Never buy cold brew at the outrageous store prices again." —Kelly S.

And step up your smoothie game with our top picks for the best blender on BuzzFeed Reviews.

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