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    Just 14 Things Under $20 That'll Probably Make A Big, Big Difference

    Big difference for very little coin.

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    1. This touch-up crayon that will fill the little scratches and dents your wooden furniture has accumulated over the years.

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    I am not a handy person, so I've kind of just accepted the scratches and dents my home and furniture are slowly accumulating *eyes my tiny humans and cat*. This brilliant little tool, which comes in every conceivable hue of wood, can be rubbed into the surface of your furniture or heated to fill larger dents. You can even mix more than one stick to get your desired colour! Now anyone can be a home renovator.

    Buy a single stick for $6.55 from Bunnings.

    2. This drain snake that will unclog the hair that has been building up since you've been sprouting follicles on top of your head.

    Amazon

    If I'm honest, I can't look at this photo without gagging a touch. I imagine doing the job itself would be much the same, but it needs to be done, so might as well get it over and done with faster, right? There are two different lengths to choose from, 50cm and 60cm, so no matter how far down you've managed to shove your hair, the tiny claws along its length will be able to pull it all out in one go.

    Buy a pack of four for $7.99 from Amazon Australia.

    3. This electric pedicure hard skin remover, because you make your feet carry you around all day long β€” best take care of them.

    Amazon

    Without going too much into it β€” because, feet β€” my electric pedicure roller is one of the best things currently living in my bathroom. Interchangeable heads ensure your feet are like new, no matter their condition, whether they need just light maintenance or you need to remove big, ugly callouses. We're a thong-loving bunch, so there's no reason to not own this beauty of a tool.

    Buy for $18.59 from Amazon Australia.

    4. These blemish patches, because maintaining clear skin is hard. Let these do the hard yards for you.

    Amazon

    These patches are made of hydrocolloid, a wound-healing material that protects against bacteria. Ultra-thin and complete with a matte finish, they can be worn on top of inflamed and acne-prone skin, and under foundation (!). A few hours later, your zits will have shrunk noticeably. No wonder people are buying these in bulk.

    Buy a pack of 18 patches for $5.20 from Amazon Australia.

    5. This Coleman Stadium Seat, because although you have to endure hours of your partner's cricket match, it doesn't mean your bum has to suffer for it.

    Amazon

    Look, can't relate. But I've seen the benches y'all are sitting on for hours on end and they can't be great for your back. This water-resistant seat can be used to provide back support β€” or unfolded, as cushioning for both you and a mate. It's easily rolled up, comes in three different colours (blue, red, black) and even has a mesh pocket to keep your cold ones close at hand.

    Buy for $15.90 from Amazon Australia.

    6. This Lush Sleepy lotion, which is the ultimate feeling of cosiness β€” trust me.

    Lush / Via au.lush.com, @lushcosmetics / Via instagram.com

    I will continue to write about this lotion until someone physically restrains me. This combination of oatmeal, lavender oil and organic cocoa butter is almost solely responsible for the solid eight hours I get every night. It smells heavenly and feels like a warm hug on freshly-showered skin.

    Plus, Lush only purchases from suppliers that don't test on animals, so you can feel good about where you're putting your dollars.

    Buy a 95g jar for $17.95 from Lush.

    7. This silicone mini-muffin baking pan, because there's nothing more upsetting than only half of your baked goods making it out of their moulds.

    Kmart

    I used to bake cupcakes with my mother and sister as a kid, and we used to set them in metal trays. No matter how much we buttered the damn thing, there'd always be a bit of precious cake left in the bottom of the moulds. Fortunately, my children will never know the trauma, thanks to this silicone mini-muffin pan. Oven, microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe, this little beauty will give you your baked treats in whole, every time.

    Buy now for $5 from Kmart.

    8. This fabric defuzzer, which with one stroke, will remove all that unwanted fluff from your upholstered furniture and clothing.

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    This ergonomically-designed fabric shaver will make all your fuzzy sweaters and blankets like new again β€” no more throwing out perfectly good clothing because of the fuzz and lint that has cropped up all over. Lint is gathered in the handle (no spitting it out all over your floor) and easily emptied into a bin. Lastly, this gadget is rechargeable, so no digging around drawers for batteries you may or may not have before a night out.

    Buy for $19.95 from Amazon Australia.

    9. This headphone cable splitter, because sometimes you want to share your taste in music with someone and not have to sacrifice your earphones to do so.

    Amazon

    This cable allows two speakers or two earphones to connect to the one audio source β€” ideal for when you want your music that much louder or you're on a long bus trip with a mate.

    Buy for $7.99 from Amazon Australia.

    10. This Frank Body Rose Gold Shimmer Scrub, which will not only exfoliate away dead skin, but leave you literally shimmering.

    @frank_bod / Via instagram.com

    Cult beauty brand Frank Body just gets me. Built from their signature sugar scrub base, this particular scrub has been blended with grapeseed and coffee seed oil for an extra hit of antioxidants β€” and most gloriously, with rose gold mica particles that make your skin absolutely shimmer.

    Not convinced? My boss went and wrote a whole bloody post about its wondrousness here.

    Buy a 220g bag for $19.95 from Mecca.

    11. This mini-cast iron skillet, which solves the problem of cooking for one with only big pans at home.

    Amazon

    Cast iron skillets are the preferred pans of many professional chefs, due to the even distribution of heat across the entire surface and unparalleled heat retention. This one features lips on either side for easy pouring and at 3.5" in diameter, is perfect for cooking a sweet dessert for one or two.

    If you're looking for inspiration on what you can make your date with your cast iron skillet, here are 21 recipes you can start with.

    Buy for $19.95 from Amazon Australia.

    12. These sheet smoothers, which will alleviate the struggle of having to constantly tug at your sheets when they pop up in the middle of the night.

    Spotlight

    All the tossing and turning in bed has rendered the elastic edges of my fitted sheet utterly useless. These suspender-looking devices clip to a corner of each end of the sheet, and under your mattress, meaning you can have a bloody jumping competition on your bed and your sheets won't budge.

    Buy a pack of two for $18 from Spotlight.

    13. This magnetic phone holder for your car, because life's too short to deal with pesky phone cradles.

    Amazon

    This phone holder comes with a stand and a magnetic disk that you can either stick to your phone, or put onto your phone case for instant GPS viewing ability. It also comes with two magnets, which is perfect if you share a car with someone.

    Buy it for $17.95 from Amazon Australia.

    14. And finally, this eyeliner stamp, because whoever invented the winged-eye look was just setting us up for failure.

    Amazon

    Reviewers say that this stamp makes the perfect winged eye every time β€” infinitely easier than trying to get even lines freehand. Each set comes with two pens β€” one for your left eye, one for right β€” and is water-resistant and smudge-proof.

    Buy for $11.57 from Amazon Australia.

    Your wallet when it sees the price tag on these things.

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