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    34 Products Under $10 To Make Your Life Low-Key Better

    Cheap things that make a little difference in your day-to-day.

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    1. A microfiber towel turban that'll dry your hair (without causing damage or frizz). And it buttons easily in the back so the whole thing won't go sliding off your head when you're sitting watching TV.


    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "This is great!!! I always hate having the towel fall off my head, plus a normal towel is actually damaging for your hair. This just works so well, stays on, and reduces frizz. I had to buy a few more because I love it so much. Seriously, everyone with hair past your ears needs this." —Kate

    2. An easy-to-use jewelry cleaning brush for polishing up your brand new or decades-old precious stones and keep them as sparkling as your love still is (awww!).


    It's filled with a cleansing + polishing solution to rid stones of clouding dirt and oil and ensure every facet shines. Just twist the bottom of the pen to dispense the fluid and brush on!

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    Promising review: "Don't get me wrong — my wedding ring was gorgeous before. It did sparkle and still made me smile every day. However...after using this..*oh my goodness*! After one use of the Diamond Dazzle ring is absolutely breathtaking! I knew my ring got dirty now and then, simply from sweating and being outside in the elements. However, I never realized just how much dinge and schmutz marred my beautiful diamond until I cleaned it. It literally took my breath away with its fiery, dazzling brilliance! My wedding ring is something that always makes my heart beat a little faster: for its beauty, for what it represents...and now, my smile is even bigger and my heart skips a beat a little more as I gaze upon this amazing clarity. It is an amazing value with mind-blowing, beautiful results!" —liltreeclimber

    3. Sherpa-lined slipper socks to keep your toes as warm as your heart feels when you look at these little panda faces.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 15 animals, some animals over $10).

    Promising review: "My wife absolutely loves these. She puts them on as soon as she gets home from work. Not only does she think that they are super cute but very comfortable and cozy as well. The little grips on the bottom keep her from slipping around on the wood floors in our home." —Jason A. McGregor

    4. A round blindspot mirror that'll make merging, changing lanes, and even parallel parking a breeze.


    Just clean your side mirror with alcohol (to remove outdoor grime or residue), and attach this round mirror — the 3m adhesive will hold strong. And they attach on a pivoting base, so you can adjust them for the perfect view.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $6.97 (also available in rectangular and egg shapes).

    Promising review: "I bought these for mine and my mom's car a while back ago and these little things are great. Since I gotten my license I've hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I'm currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind. They're helpful when I parallel park in the city, and I like parking backwards, so this great for doing that too." —Mariam Abass

    5. A clip-on spoon rest so all the good stuff drips back *into* your pot rather than onto your sparkling countertop — and so you don't get ~crabby~ having to scrub your surfaces down later.


    Get it from Amazon for $8.84.

    Promising review: "This is pretty much the best invention since, well, since spoon rests — only a whole lot better!!! I've always hated transferring a dripping spoon to a separate spoon rest or plate. I've often left my utensils in the pot with the food only to burn my hand because of transferred heat or have a not so high quality utensil soften in the soup. This pot clip works so well. It clips easily to the side of my pots and fits the handles of all of my utensils and the little rubbery projections firmly grip keeping the utensil from sliding. I bought a second one for myself! Great invention!!!" —Yeah-Nah

    6. A garlic prepping set with a silicone tube (that'll peel the garlic) and a press (that'll mince it) so you can flavor your food without getting stinky fingers.


    Just pop the individual clove in the tube, and roll it against the counter a few times for a quick peel. Than simply push the press down, and your perfectly minced pieces are ready to use!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "LOVE this product! I like the size of the garlic chunks that you get with this masher, and I LOVE how easy it is to clean compared to other garlic mashers. I love that you don't need to use your fingers to peel the garlic. My mom has been cooking with garlic with every meal for 50+ years and wants one now too!!" —Mama Miller

    7. A handheld back roller so you can give (and get) relaxing massages without anyone's hands cramping. Ahhhh-mazing.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "Okay so you can go get a super nice one for $50+ or just buy this one, save a bunch of money, and get the same result! A friend of mine had one of those nice ones and I HAD to get one, how good it feels and the ease! But when I saw the price I was thinking that I’ll try a cheaper one and I am not disappointed! And my hubby is happy because I’ll give him more massages now because it doesn’t hurt my hands." —Snelso

    8. A nifty nimbus magnetic key-holder, because $8 on this adorable item will be a WHOLE lot cheaper than calling a locksmith.

    Attach it to a wall near your front door and never forget — or lose — them again!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    Promising review: "This is one of the most useful purchases I've ever made on Amazon. I use it every single day to hang my keys. I've had it for at least half a year now it seems. It hasn't lost any magnetism and it holds my car keys, remote start, USB, rewards/gift cards, house and work keys, etc. I'm in love. One of the best purchases I've made." —Makenah

    9. Cable-hugging critters to take a ~bite~ out of the annoyance of fraying cords. I ain't lion when I say I'm tired of having to hold my phone in one position to charge!

    Urban Outfitters

    Just clip 'em around any cable you have to reinforce it!

    Get the original Cable Bite from Urban Outfitters for $6 each (available in 15 animals) or a similar version from Amazon for $4.75 each (available in 21 animals).

    Promising review: "I bought a couple of these to reinforce a cord that has become weak due to normal wear and tear. I was hoping they were functional for a Galaxy phone (which I'm thrilled they are) but had no idea how extremely cute they would be. I've ended up buying SEVERAL more for stocking stuffers." —jwow76

    10. A set of silicone egg poachers with perforated cups to mimic the traditional poaching method (aka swirling water around and around) without having to do any work — and so your egg stays perfectly round and never wisps away.

    Sur La Table

    Get a set of two from Amazon or Sur La Table for $9.95.

    11. A brown sugar–softening bear, because no one wants to heat up some oatmeal or prepare to bake cookies, only to discover the brown sugar is now rock-hard.


    I timed my morning routine to the nanosecond, and I don't have time to chip away sugar with a pick!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.25 (also available in gingerbread person, maple leaf, and sugar cookie shapes).

    Promising review: "This is the second brown sugar bear I've purchased because they work so well. They are simple to use and very effective. Soak it in water and then place it in your brown sugar container. It will keep the sugar soft and easy to scoop. If you have brown sugar that has already hardened and is like a solid rock, you can place the bear in the container and by the next day you will be able to scoop it again. It's simple, effective, and inexpensive. There is no reason not to get this little bear." —Hannah M.

    12. A pack of pimple patches to stop acne IN ITS TRACKS. They protect your skin, preventing further damage or reinfection, while absorbing oil and pus to shrink the zit and reduce redness, helping it heal *so* much faster., Amazon

    Get four boxes of 24 patches from Amazon for $9.12.

    Promising review: "In general, I love the idea of these patches because it means that it's drawing out the bacteria while protecting it from external germs & fingers that can't help but touch the area. I've tried a good assortment of pimple patches and this one, by far, has been the most discreet one I've tried! It's thin and is on the matte/satin-y side so it doesn't draw any attention. I've also tried it under makeup and it's nearly seamless! I was telling my friend about it and she didn't even notice the three I had on until I pointed them out. These also come in two sizes, subtle difference in size, but nice to have the option. I regularly bought another brand but seeing how thin it was I wanted to compare — and I'm glad I did, this has made the top of my list because of it's versatility." —Amazon Customer

    13. Bamboo charcoal shoe deodorizers you can pop into your sweatiest, stinkiest beer-soaked flats or old gym shoes — the smell will be G O N E.


    They don't mask odors; they also absorb moisture to prevent mold, mildew and bacteria from forming. You can reuse the bags for up to two years — just pop 'em in the sun for an hour every so often to freshen up.

    Get one pair from Amazon for $9.95 (also available for packs of two and three pairs for a discount).

    Promising review: "I have a pair of black leather flats that stank so badly my husband would yell at me if I took them off anywhere near him. But I love the shoes! So I had to find something to make the stench go away without leaving me with an allergic reaction. Mini Moso was the answer. I honestly couldn’t believe it. A few days after placing them in my prized off shoes, I took a whiff from about a foot away. Nothing. I got closer. Nothing. I stuck my nose practically in the shoe. Ok, maybe that’s pushing things, but I’ve got to tell you that 95% of the broken-in leather grossness was gone. So happy!" —Erin

    Learn more about them in Stop Throwing Out Your Stinky Shoes And Get These Charcoal Shoe Deodorizers.

    14. Sweat-resistant silicone grips that'll keep your earbuds or airpods in your ears during even the most intense workouts.

    Get two pairs (one small and one large) from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS PRODUCT! I've always had a hard time keeping these crazy little earbuds in my ears, so when I head out to the gym, or anywhere that I want to listen to my playlists, I have to use my big earphones. With these, that is no longer a problem! I would recommend them to ANYONE who works out, runs, walks, or just has a general problem with earbuds." —Green Day Lover

    15. A set of toaster-friendly bags perfect for whipping up an ooey gooey grilled cheese when you can't really manage the whole stove thing. Plus they're dishwasher safe, so you don't need to do any washing up by hand!

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $8.49.

    Promising review: "Amazing. Just bread and cheese and two minutes later gooey cheesy deliciousness!!" —Jeanna F.

    16. A mini waterproof vibe that'll store discreetly so you can bring a little fun anywhere you go.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.59 (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "Looks EXACTLY like the image and works marvelously!! Shipping took a while, but other than that I give the seller and product a 10." —Amazon Customer

    17. A soft hairband with cat ears to hold your hair back and keep it from getting in all that serum meant for your skin.

    Because a spa night at home is truly the cat's meow.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.80.

    Promising review: "I ordered this headband mostly because I am a cat-lady-in-training and I scoop up most cheap cat-themed things I see. It's adorable, and all my other cat-lady friends are oh, so jealous. (Seriously, after snapchatting myself wearing this, six different people asked for the link to buy it!). What I didn't realize when buying this cutesy novelty item is that it is actually very functional as well. I had previously been using a regular elastic headband to hold my hair out of my face while washing it or doing face masks, but this is infinitely better. The terry-cloth material soaks up any water that I accidentally splash too close to my hair when I'm washing. It holds my short, very fine baby hairs around my hairline out of the way as well. I recommend this to anyone!" —Littlebig

    18. A squeaky tennis ball selfie aid that'll clip right onto your smartphone to get (and keep) your pupper's attention when taking a photo for the 'gram.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "I bought this after adopting my adorable and excitable 2 year old rottweiler. I was hoping to get some nice pictures to share with friends and guess what this thing works! At first my fiancé mocked me for buying this but now he sees the great pictures and says this idea is genius. Titan loves tennis balls and the squeaky function really allows me to capture his attention. All pet owners need this!" —Maranda

    19. A three-in-one avocado prepping tool for fanning out 'Grammable slices on your avo toast. Sorry buying a house, but I just really love this food.

    The three-in-one functions, you ask? Cut it open with the knife, pop out the pit with the circle in the middle, and slice and scoop with the other end.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "Avocado? Yes, Please! This tool is awesome. Easy to cut open the fruit. Pit remover works well, just push onto the pit and give it a twist, and the pit pops right out. The best part is the slicer. Makes beautiful slices for a great presentation. The tool can then be used to scrape any remaining fruit out of the skin. Really happy I bought this tool!" —NPR Man

    20. A five-piece set of rose gold makeup brushes with super soft, densely packed synthetic hair for seamless application and blending. Plus, they'll look gorgeous displayed on your vanity.


    Get the set of five from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "After seeing these type of makeup brushes plastered all over Instagram, I decided to try them out. They were cheap enough so I figured if I didn't like 'em, no harm really done. Well, I LOVE them. I haven't used my other makeup brushes or my sponge since. The two larger ones I use for liquid foundation and under-eye concealer. The largest one is also fantastic to smooth out & blend your makeup look. The three smaller ones I use to contour and highlight. These work with both powder and liquid. I also feel like these are more sanitary than the beauty blender I was using every day (though I cleaned it often). I can't believe I waited this long to try them!" —Liz

    21. A silicone earbud organizer that'll end the nightmare of tangled cords once and for all, keeping your purse or pocket more organized and helping the wires last longer.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in five colors and also in packs of two).

    Promising review: "We all know the frustration of spaghetti tangled cords. This thing is perfect. Wrap around, button in place, done. Holds the whole spaghetti mess neatly and makes it easier to use later. Love it. Bought two, gave one to my sister. She loves hers, too. She uses earbuds, I use these over the ear headphones. Works great on both." —C. Posley

    22. Panasonic earbuds in a bright color to make finding 'em in your bag or your room so much easier — and at a low price so you won't feel bad about eventually losing them.


    Get them from Amazon for $8.49 (available in 14 colors).

    Promising review: "Compared to MANY other earbuds that I've had that cost $75, $100, $150, these sound as good as any of them. I'm astounded! I use these for running. I figured for $8, I could afford to sweat up a few of these and replace them whenever I needed to. I'VE RUN 1,500 MILES WITH THESE in the last year and a half!! I've gone through four pairs of New Balance shoes, two iPod Shuffles, three pairs of sunglasses and am on the SAME set of earbuds!! And, THEY STILL SOUND GREAT!" —Gene Goodell

    23. A collapsible, vented microwave cover to prevent those pesky lasagna explosions that coat the whole interior in red splatters.

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

    Promising review: "I keep this in my microwave to cover food and prevent splatters. It is much easier to clean this than to clean the whole microwave! The cover is adjustable to be flat, tall, or in between. I usually keep it in between.I had my office manager get one for our break room also because our microwave gets TERRIBLE and so far it's been working wonderfully! I definitely recommend this for your home or office microwave." —Abigail Skye

    24. A L'Oreal blowout priming spray that'll cut down your drying time while protecting your hair from heat damage (because your arms don't need a whole workout when you're trying to get ready), all while achieving salon-quality softness.


    Get it from Amazon for $4.90.

    Promising review: "I use this every time I blow dry my hair. Even with my thick hair I can have it completely dry in less than five minutes. Leaves the hair feeling smooth and soft. I even find that I don't need to restyle my hair the next day even after sleeping on it." —blackrose

    25. A rose-and-mushroom night light for an ~atmospheric~ (and trip-free) nighttime stroll to the toilet.

    They're color-changing (a rotation of seven colors) too!

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $8.99 (also available with green plants and mushrooms and just mushrooms).

    Promising review: "These night lights are absolutely adorable. I got them for my kids' room and they love it. The night light automatically comes on when it gets dark and it slowly changes colors throughout the night. Great product for the price!" —Chris

    26. A scalp brush that'll exfoliate and get rid of buildup, help your shampoo do its job better, and stimulate your circulation. Bonus: it'll also feel *really* amazing, like a massage at a fancy hair salon.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "It is one of my favorite products I've ever had, and I preach the wonders of this thing to anyone and everyone who will listen. Since purchasing it, I have cut down my use on shampoo and conditioner by HALF. I have long, color treated, mildly damaged hair, so I used to go through shampoo and conditioner like WATER. Now I don't feel so guilty about purchasing more expensive products because this little tool makes it go SUCH a long way. It lathers beautifully, cleans my scalp, and distributes conditioner evenly. Also, the feeling is spine-tingling, literally like having a tiny hair stylist just washing your hair for you. The best part is, it gets my hair SO CLEAN that I don't need to wash as often either, which is the cherry on top. Seriously, do yourself a favor, treat yo' self, and get the thing. You won't regret it." —Allison Brittain

    27. A super slim and stylish pocket wallet you can attach to your phone so you can stash your ID, credit card, and cash in there and head right out the door. No purse needed!

    Your night out just got a WHOLE lot easier.

    Get them from Amazon for $7.91+ each (some colors over $10).

    Promising review: "Absolutely amazing. Love it; it is incredibly useful. I no longer carry a purse thanks to this. Can fit more cards BUT it will last less time. I liked it so much that I bought the iridescent one for my best friend!!" —AJJ

    28. A box of slow cooker liners, because the whole *point* of using a slow cooker is that it's supposed to be easy. And not having to scrub yours? That's ~truly~ easy.


    Get a box of six from Amazon for $2.83.

    Promising review: "What was I doing before these bags?! I was probably avoiding the work horse of my kitchen, the slow cooker...because I knew I would have to clean that darn thing after. Even if I screw up and rip the bag while stirring, the mess is NOWHERE near the kind of labor it takes to get that porcelain pot sparkling clean after using the slow cooker bare. It's so good that if I don't have slow cooker bags...then I just won't use the slow cooker. And I'm really glad I found them here on Amazon. My local grocery store is hit or miss with these bags. So, I can't rely on being able to walk into the store to find them. I just buy quite a few at a time, and then watch my stash like a hawk!" —Alicia K.

    29. A textured metal spinner ring for a pretty accessory that'll also be fun to play with and may help you stop fidgeting.

    The gold and iridescent rainbow colors are pictured above. Some reviewers not that the ring runs small, so keep that in mind when selecting your size!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes 4–12 and in six colors).

    Promising review: "I bought the gold ring. I have nervous habits, like picking at my skin or fidgeting with other things. This ring has saved me the embarrassment of picking at myself during important meetings or something that's generally uncomfortable. I actually get a lot of compliments on it and make it a personal goal to see how long I can make it spin. It looks like a normal ring for the most part. Most spinners you can spot pretty easily, but this one is great." —Joy

    30. A two-in-one coffee scoop and bag clip, because life before you've actually gotten your caffeine fix needs to be easier.


    Get a set of two from Amazon for $7.58.

    Promising review: "Excellent quality! Not thin or flimsy at all. Great way to keep the scoop handy. I just clip to the bags. Definitely recommend this product!" —Heather Albert

    31. A wine-stain remover that'll instantly erase the evidence when you get a little too ~sloshed~.


    Get it from Amazon for $5.92.

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. It has a fantastic citrus scent. This takes care of any stain so fast and efficiently, it's become a party trick. I have seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate how great it is to a friend once. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has lasted us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." —Melanie Nolen

    32. An insanely cozy pair of headphone earmuffs so you can jam out to your favorite songs while taking long brisk winter strolls or ice skating so you can feel like you're in the most dramatic part of a holiday-themed rom com.

    Oh, am I the only one who does this?

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "I love that the speakers are built into the earmuffs!! And the audio chord is detachable so I can't have to have a chord hanging if I'm not listening to music. They have pretty good sound too." —Amber

    33. A grooming glove designed with nodules on the fingers and palms to make brushing the excess hair from your cat, dog, or even horse more like petting — so your pet won't fidget or get uncomfortable, and your sofa (and clothes!) won't be constantly covered in hair.

    Get each glove from Amazon for $7.99 (available in both left-handed and right-handed versions).

    Promising review: "Fantastic dog grooming aid! Our older rescue dog isn't too keen on the routine dog brushing stuff but her thick coat really needs the grooming - this dog grooming glove is the exactly right answer. Put the glove on, pet the dog, and all that loose hair comes away leaving her coat feeling so much smoother and softer without causing her to be nervous or upset over a brushing. Highly recommend, and yes I'm going to be ordering as gifts for a couple of other dog owners I know!" —DSP

    34. A spud-shaped squeezable stress toy that'll be almost as relaxing as a bowl of mashed potatoes — great for when you're feeling tense after Thanksgiving dinner.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.63.

    Promising review: "This silly and realistic-looking potato ergonomic squeeze toy was the perfect joke gift for kiddo who loves potatoes and jokes about potatoes. Hey, some people like potatoes as much or more than BACON! Give it a squeeze and relieve some stress. Perfect for the couch potato in your life, too." —ScoutMama

    There are worse ways to spend ten bucks.

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