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    45 Products That Are Super Useful *And* Less Than $15

    Fizzy cleaning tablets, wood polish, a dog raincoat, and 42 other products that are worth way more than their price tag.

    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 dish squeegee sure to get your dishes squeaky clean (literally), save water, AND save your fingers from pruning up at the site of murky dish soap suds.


    Promising review: "I am very happy with this product! It works great for scraping food off of dishes and I have already saved a bunch of water due to less rinsing." —Adam

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    2. A box of OxiClean stain remover that'll rescue soft surfaces from accidental spills far better than your elbow grease ever could on its own.

    Promising review: "I had a stained mattress that I'd been covering with a mattress pad for years. As I was preparing for a move, I decided to give this a try and see if it could remove the stains that had been there for well over SEVEN YEARS. I honestly don't even remember what caused the stains, but it removed them! I honestly can't believe the results. I wish I'd done this sooner!" —Little Greek

    Get it from Amazon for $12.33.

    3. A Magic Tap to help your kids get drinks without having to do any heavy lifting, protecting everyone in your home from ever crying over spilled milk.


    This is really useful if you suffer from joint pain or can't lift heavy objects, but it's also just spiffy if you'd rather not get a jug of milk out every time you want a drink.

    Promising review: "If you enjoy sleeping in on weekends, this will save you! The kiddos can get up at their norm, six in the morning, and get themselves cereal and milk to hold them over for breakfast. And no loud crash and glug glug glug all over the floor from that full gallon of milk they try to carry and pour. Life saver!" —Bill Hansen

    Get it from Amazon for $11.21.

    4. A Drain Snake for swiftly scooping out the gunk from inside your sink and helping you stop feeling ~drained~ after prior attempts to unclog that monster have worn you out.


    Promising review: "Seeing is believing! I'm not gonna lie, this little thing has worked a miracle for my tub and sink!!!! I thought I had gotten all the hair out my drain but my water kept building up slowly. Maaan, this is the truth! The hair I got out isn't even mine! It's from the previous owner of the house!!! Yes, disgusting but wow! This is an awesome product. I love it!!!" —Jasmine Lareese

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28+ (available in two styles).

    5. A Truth or Dare card game for long-time couples who are thrilled to be out of the dating game but still want a few games to save date night from getting too repetitive.


    This game includes fifty truth cards and fifty dare cards, all designed to bring a little scandalous spice into your date night.

    Promising review: "Fun!!! My husband and I found out a few new things about each other even after 14 years together. Don't play unless you expect a little 'adult' fun after..." —Sheeya Ryan

    Get it from Amazon for $7.14.

    6. An anti-blister balm that'll keep you from feeling de-feet-ed by painful blisters when your new winter boots are brutal to break in.


    Promising review: "I can not say enough good things about this product. Let me tell you, this little purple bottle is a life saver. I have a couple pairs of shoes that I haven’t been able to wear because they cause blisters. But with one swipe of this, no more blisters. I can now wear my cute shoes again!" —Jennifer Gomez

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    7. A dandruff shampoo sure to work wonders as long as you aren't ~flaky~ about using it. Take that, seasonal dryness!

    Promising review: "MIRACLE PRODUCT! If you have a flaky scalp from dandruff, BUY THIS. I was about to go to the dermatologist if this stuff didn’t work. Thank goodness I saved myself hundreds of dollars by giving this product a shot. I used it four of five times (over a month) and it cleared my scalp almost completely. One more use and my scalp will be 120% healed! This stuff blew my mind. Totally worth it." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    8. A travel-sized Poo-Pourri that'll spare you from the dread that comes from a number two in a public restroom. Spray this in the tank before you go and everything can be coming up roses!

    Promising review: "At first I was skeptical about this but my roommate swore up and down that these sprays were the best thing to ever happen to her. I had purchased one of the bigger bottles and found it useful but a little awkward to haul around in my purse, but the tiny travel size little spray is absolutely perfect to hide in a pocket. I take this with me everywhere and spray a little down over the bowl; it has been a lifesaver even for places that I am only ducking in to wash my hands. Some bathrooms (or other public places) just smell awful even when no one is using them. Now I don't have to hold my breath or put my shirt over my nose." —Brig Frank

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. A pocket shower curtain for ~clearly~ keeping your individual products organized and separate from your roommate's. They can finally fill the edge of the tub with half-empty bottles to their heart's content. You won't even need it.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this shower curtain. If you have a shower that doesn’t have a lot of ledge room for all your stuff, this shower curtain will be your best friend. You can fit so many things inside the pockets! You can also use this as a liner and have another, more decorative, shower curtain on the outside but I personally use it as a shower curtain. This is the best shower curtain/liner money can buy!" —DAtkins

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    10. A concave eye mask that'll prevent any light from coming in, even when you open your eyes, so it won't wake you up if you're a light sleeper. Falling asleep in utter darkness? That's my kinda bright idea.


    Promising review: "This is a wonderful product. It keeps things very dark, no light gets through. It works great when you have lights on but need complete darkness. I sleep like a baby. Buy it now... it's a miracle product!" —Drey

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90 (available in seven colors).

    11. A hair finishing stick – basically a natural, plant oil-covered mascara wand that can pick up those pesky baby hairs on the back of your neck or around your hairline. Bad hair days, be gone!

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    12. A dishwasher net that's gonna make precariously stacking dishes so much safer, shattering your expectations (and not your dinnerware).


    Promising review: "I never knew such a thing existed and yet now I'm not sure how I lived without it. I have two children and this is pretty much the most amazing product I use (it's the little things, right?). No more flipped over bottles and sippy cups filled with dirty, soapy water! This is made of thick silicone and you can reeeaaalllyy stretch it out for coverage. It won't stretch across the entire top rack, but it certainly tackles most of it. I've had this for a few weeks now and use it with every load and it still looks brand new. It's very nice quality and would be a very awesome add-on for a baby shower gift." —LindseyB

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    13. A wood polish and conditioner so you can take care of your coffee table in a way that ~wood~ make your parents proud.

    Promising review: "This is a little miracle in a bottle! It works. I've used it on all my wood, most of it antique. It gave everything a nice shine and revived some of the tough spots. The biggest transformation was on my kitchen table. Refinishing the table was on my shortlist for this summer, but this wax really gave it new life and I may put that project off for a while. The only downside was that my dog loved the smell and kept trying to lick the furniture!! I also liked the smell of it — it's not noxious at all, but has a light orange smell. I will likely use this product for years to come." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    14. A dog raincoat that'll keep you from having to give Fido a full-on bath after he's already walked out in the rain and seems officially fed up with water for the day.


    Promising review: "I love these raincoats. They are tough, cute, and keep my dogs dry. I have purchased other flimsy raincoats that did not keep my dogs dry. I am extremely pleased with these. The little hoods are cute too. I got these so that I only have to dry off their feet when they return from their walk. These sturdy little coats are great. My furry kids seem to like them and they stay in place without slipping and sliding. This is a fantastic price for great product. Awesome!" —Barbara N.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.05+ (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    15. A pack of plant food spikes for nursing your (dying) living plants back to life. Stick these in the soil and use them for up to two months to care for your plants without really having to do much.

    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

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.12.

    16. A L'Oréal blowout primer – it's gonna help blow dry your hair in a fraction of the time while protecting your precious locks from damage caused by heat tools (no matter your hair type).

    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

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    17. A stainless steel bottle sealer sure to have you feeling all bubbly inside. Why, you may ask? Because it's designed with a built-up pressure pump at-the-ready to keep your bubbly drinks, you know, bubbly.


    Promising review: "Loved this product. So easy to use. Everything is in one — no plug with pump. It stays on and keeps the bubbles in champagne and all carbonated wines. It does not pop off or leak if you lay the bottle back on its side in the refrigerator. It's metal and very strong. Love that you just need to pump the top to take out the air. Great for picnics and BYOBs. Plus it DOES NOT LEAK!" —C. Glidden

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    18. A bottle of makeup brush shampoo so you can stop making your skin dirty when trying to look fresh. Those nasty skin cells can't wash off themselves, so clean your brushes! Protect your skin!


    Promising review: "Well, I can happily say that this cleaner does a bang-up job! My brushes were saturated with old color, to the point that I thought I might need to spring for a new set. Aside from just looking bad, though, all that old color was probably affecting pigment and application any time I used them. A little of this cleaner, a handful of seconds working it in and rinsing, and my brushes look practically as good as the day I bought them! Saved me a ton of money in new brushes, and it didn't take away from my being-lazy time!" —ysar

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    19. A can of oven cleaner that'll eat up baked-in stains even faster than your roommates eat the treats you bake in it. Remember that time you tried to bake cookies on a cooling rack? Me neither.

    Promising review: "I'm a little embarrassed to write this review; it's been six years since my last oven cleaning. After seeing the results, I couldn't help but spread the word. Sure, it took some beer, a little John Mayer, and a lot of elbow grease, but I got the job done, thanks to this handy little product. It did require two treatments; however, given the circumstances, this product accomplished quite a feat in just an hour." —William

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    20. An iPad screen protector for accident-prone folks who basically have "This is why I can't have nice things" stamped on their forehead. This protects your screen from scratches, cracks, and...yourself.


    These protectors fit the new 9.7-inch iPads but you can also check out screen protectors for other devices.

    Promising review: "My husband thought it would be funny to pretend to drop my iPad. Of course, his finger slipped and he actually dropped it on our tile floor. Luckily, I had this screen protector on it and my iPad is totally unharmed. I can’t say the same for my husband." —Kimberly Olsen

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    21. A pack of pimple stickers that, unlike other patches, are made with soothing tea tree and calendula oil that's gonna soak up the gunk under your skin while you go live your life. Or better yet, take a nap.,

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. I’m a performer at Walt Disney World, and a clear complexion is required. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple I shouldn’t have picked and has been a bump for about three weeks now). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is also ideal because it allows you to conveniently and easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back on themselves. Do yourself and your complexion a huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." —Caitlyn

    Get a 40-pack from Amazon for $8.50.

    22. A pack of grooming wipes so you can wipe away messes in an instant and get your dog smelling as fresh as the daisies she was just destroying in the back yard.


    Promising review: "I use these to wipe my pup's paws after walks and to do a once-over when he's had play dates and comes home smelling like an assortment of other dogs. The first thing that I noticed was the fabulous texture. The thickness and texture really make paw-wiping a breeze. I also noticed after just a day of use, my pup's fur felt SO soft, but without a residue feeling. It's also not causing any kind of reaction with his sensitive skin. There is a mild scent, but nothing that appears artificial or over-powering. I will purchase again (and again, and again)." —Yoo Ar

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $11.99.

    23. A pair of anti-nausea bands designed to save your road trip if you have kiddos who get motion sick the minute the key goes in the ignition.


    This works in cars, planes, boats, and anywhere else where things may get a little topsy-turvy.

    Promising review: "These bands have been a miracle. My 10-year-old gets carsick quite a bit. I ordered these and she was able to enjoy a car ride like I haven't seen her do in months! Dancing, joking and not nauseous! Even she was skeptical, but she couldn't deny the effectiveness of these simple pressure point bands. I got her the adult size which is working out great. I want to order more for her just to always be prepared." —L.Will

    Get them from Amazon for $6.08.

    24. A budget planner for when adulthood hits and you realize it may not be practical to spend your grocery budget on White Claw *every* weekend.


    This planner has weekly, monthly, and yearly sections for expense tracking.

    Promising review: "I like how this book is set up to manage my finances for an entire year, all in one place. It has plenty of space for writing entries with my messy handwriting. Hopefully, this will help my husband and I stay on the same page budget-wise, having everything in one book. I was using random notebooks before this. I feel a lot more organized now." —Staci Harrison

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    25. A rust-removing gel spray that'll make cleaning so easy you'll wish you could use this on the ~rust~ of your chores too.,

    Promising review: "The photos speak for themselves. When we bought our home there was no water softener and years of iron build up. We tried so many things on our shower. Nothing worked. We were convinced we’d be stuck until we renovated the bathroom. But this worked wonders. I still can’t believe it. We had to let it sit for about an hour, then it dissolved and wiped right off. Definitely use in a ventilated area if possible." —M. Gilardi

    Get it from Amazon for $10.43.

    26. A pair of natural air-purifying bags — a sneaky way to keep your sneakers from smelling like they're owned by someone who refuses to wear socks. You monster.


    Promising review: "These are very good quality. They look stiff, but they're very flexible and fit in any pair of shoes. Nice material. I put them in a stinky pair of shoes yesterday, then wore them today with NO ODOR! They're like little miracles in a bag." —Savvy Shopper

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.95.

    27. A bottle of fizzing tablets that'll break away the soaked-in scum you've ~bean~ meaning to clean out of your favorite coffee pot.


    Promising review: "This product left me speechless when I first saw the results. Astounding! I have a coffee maker and am slightly embarrassed to say, I let the carafe get pretty gross without noticing. After I discovered the nasty black crud at the bottom, I tried a wide assortment of chemicals and brushes. In the spirit of full disclosure, I did use three tabs and used boiling water and left it sit for the better part of a day. I wish I had taken pictures because I can't explain how nasty this thing was! This morning I am VERY HAPPY to say, I made coffee in a like-new, sparkling clean carafe!! I'm thrilled!! These little miracle tabs just saved me $50 on buying a replacement!" —Sarah777

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $7.60.

    28. A pair of cut-resistant gloves so you can protect your darling digits from the "sharp" in "sharp cheddar."


    One of my BuzzFeed coworkers wrote a review of these food-safe, machine washable NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves.

    Promising review: "After my husband sliced his finger on our mandolin I decided to check out these gloves. We are both very impressed with how well they work. The only thing I was concerned about when I ordered the gloves was if I was buying the right size. My husband and I have different hand sizes, but the medium is working well for both of us. Now we don't have to worry about slicing off our fingers!" —That Author Guy's Wife

    Get them from Amazon for $11.49 (available in sizes S-XL).

    29. A silicone "brush" that'll be kind on your pores and help you apply face masks without losing any precious products to clingy bristles.


    Promising review: "These silicone brushes are a miracle worker. They make applying my mud mask so easy, especially with getting into the nooks and crannies of my nose. They're easy to wash, just a bit of water and slight rubbing, and equally as easy to use." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $3.98.

    30. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner so you can clean out whatever mysterious substance is oozing out of your disposal without having to get a plumber's license.


    Promising review: "I had to clean the clogged kitchen sink. I had water standing on the stainless sink for three days before I got this... I had to scoop out the water and it was so depressing to see the slimy, skunky, filthy sink sides with the food residues. Then I cut open a pouch and put the blue powder into the sink drain and after five seconds I started the water. Blue foam started bubbling up and then... wow!! The clog was gone and the stainless sink shines again like new!! It really is a two minute miracle." —value-hunter

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $6.27.

    31. An earwax removal oil, because cotton swabs are bad news — your future (fully functioning) eardrums are gonna thank you for using this stuff instead.,

    Promising review: "All I can say is W.O.W. This cleared YEARS of wax in just a few days. After trying hydrogen peroxide and other kinds of home remedies, nothing worked. Until this. If you're on the fence, please, try this. It's only a few dollars and it works miracles." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

    32. An essential oil stick that'll rid you of the headache that is living with migraine pain.

    One of my BuzzFeed coworkers raves about this life saving oil stick in a detailed review that's totally worth the read!

    Promising review: "This is a lifesaver. I can't live without it. I've been on every medicine possible. I don't even reach for my migraine abortive pill anymore. I reach for this. I roll it on my temples, forehead, and the back of neck. It relieves my migraine and the peppermint helps with nausea. It's just amazing. I'm on bottle number three now." —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    33. A dishwasher magnet for households who either need a helpful reminder or new eye glasses, because they seem to have a hard time knowing if dishes are dirty or clean just by looking at them.


    Promising review: "This simple product had been essential to our marriage during the first few weeks with a newborn when you don't know what day it is. Also helpful in a house where people have different life/work/sleep/chore schedules. Seriously, love this thing. Even purchased one for the home and one for the office." —nichole

    Get it from Amazon for $3.49.

    34. A pack of 24 vomit bags can have you covered if your hangover doesn't mix with the 6am road trip your family planned. Turns out midnight apple martinis and early morning apple picking don't mix.


    Promising review: "I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I have Hyperemesis Gravidarum, so I vomit about five to eight times a day. These bags are very helpful for when I'm at work and home. I don't have to worry about missing the toilet or think about clean-up afterwards." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99.

    35. A bottle of nail and cuticle care oil that'll strengthen your nails and bring them back to life. You need these if getting another broken nail from all those gel manis will be the final nail... in your coffin.

    Promising review: "I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. I bought this in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month religiously applying it two to three times a day. I was really seeing great improvement so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. I then bought the big four-ounce refill bottle because I never want to run out of it again! Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" —Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    36. A door draft stopper sure to keep you safe and cozy when the temperatures outside are extreme *and* stop your heat from leaking into the hallway, keeping your utility bills down as well!


    This is also great for noise reduction and preventing some critters and creepy crawlies from making their way in.

    Promising review: "This is a life saver! I rent, so there’s not usually much I can do about gaps under front door. This draft stopper went on easily and is very well adhered to the door. Now I don’t have to worry about loosing cold air in the summer, and don’t have to worry about bugs crawling in from the front yard." —S. Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    37. A loose face powder for makeup enthusiasts who want a full-coverage powder foundation that actually lasts a full day — saving your personal style from a certain, sweaty doom.


    Promising review: "I used to have a lot of trouble covering up my dark circles with just my liquid concealer. Other setting powders would help, but made my makeup seem very cakey and unnatural. This product was a lifesaver! Goes on great, offers full coverage, and still makes makeup look breathable and natural. Highly recommend." —Akshita Sanjay

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (available in three shades).

    38. A WubbaNub pacifier that'll be easy to find when your kiddo inevitably throws it and immediately throws a fit. Going out with your youngster is about to be a lot more bearable for you... and everyone within earshot of your baby's incredible lung capacity.


    Promising review: "These pacifiers are life savers. They are so much easier to find then regular pacifiers (which I am constantly losing)! They are especially useful during long car rides. You can easily reach for them and reinsert in baby’s mouth while driving. Plus they are super cute! A must have." —Ang C

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    39. A helpful checklist so you can know without a doubt that you have every single thing you need on your next vacation. You will *not* forget your phone charger... again.


    Promising review: "I hate making lists trying to figure out what I need, and this is PERFECT for trying to figure that out. It has a lot more on the checklist than I would ever take on a trip, but it does accommodate for every kind a trip, from a simple vacation across state lines, to a business trip, to a wedding halfway around the world. I'm pretty pleased!" —Alyssa Kauffman

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    40. A cleaning tablet that's gonna easily remove lime, mineral, and food buildup in your dishwasher, letting you wash your dishes in something that's actually clean.

    Promising review: "This is a miracle product. I was ready to get a new dishwasher due to stains and odors. Nope. It now looks like new because I use this product every other cycle. You will not regret this purchase" —Helene

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.96.

    41. A spiffy blind spot mirror that'll make you a parallel parking pro. Your bumper can't wait to thank you.


    Promising review: "I bought these to put on the mirrors of my 1994 Dodge Ram pickup with a camper shell to drive from Ohio to California. These were a life saver! I was skeptical of the size at first but they turned out to be perfect!" —Kindle Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97 (available in four styles).

    42. A pair of compression socks said to improve blood circulation, support your Achilles heel, and save you from restless nights when even putting your feet up hasn't helped.

    Gyan Yankovich / BuzzFeed

    One of my former BuzzFeed coworkers wrote a full review on these stellar socks!

    Promising review: "I'm seven months pregnant and these socks are life savers. I put them on in the morning and wear them all day at work and my ankles don't swell at all. Without them, even with my feet propped up, they would swell to the size of softballs. My legs feel better and, because I'm not limping around the office, my hips feel better. This has made pregnancy so much better, I was really struggling there for a while! Thank you, compression socks!! I have wide, long calves and size 9.5 feet... the size large fit perfectly! These are a pregnancy must-have." —Christine P.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.76+ (available in nine colors an sizes S–XL).

    43. A pack of six disposable urinals that'll assist you while camping, on road trips, or with any other urinary emergencies that may arise away from the comfort of a bathroom stall.


    Promising review: "These are a lifesaver when camping with a large group if you are afraid of the woods at night, like me! I'm female and have had absolutely no issues with leaking or overfilling. These things are awesome! Definitely a staple for me now on summer camping trips. I also have a few in the car for my kids for road emergencies." —Alex Bogherie

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    44. A multi-use car hammer designed to help you escape from your car in an emergency — use the safety edge slicer to cut through your seatbelt and the rounded hammer to break through windows and windshields.


    Promising review: "I tired this out in a junk yard and it works as described. I hope I never need it but if you are trapped in a car it will save your life." —2 Knives

    Get two from Amazon for $9.99.

    45. And finally, a pack of six bath bombs for celebrating your thrifty spending skills with a purchase that's truly, well, the ~bomb~.


    Promising review: "Can we just take a moment to talk about how these aren't wrapped in that annoying plastic!? Oh, how I enjoy that!

    Aside from that, they're pretty nice as well. Good fizz, good smell, makes may skin feel softer and healthier, and the smells can be quite unique compared to others." —Jordan Jennings

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59.

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