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    29 Oct 2019

    15 Splurge-Worthy Things That Will Save You Money In The Long Run

    These are worth breaking the bank over.

    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. This cordless water flosser that is more effective at removing plaque than brushing or string flossing.

    Amazon

    This cordless water flosser removes up to 99.9% of plaque. It features three pressure settings and four accessory tips, so you're even able to clean in the hardest to reach places. Your dentist is going to be so proud.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $139.08.

    2. This jewellery cleaning machine that will make your most treasured pieces shine like new again.

    LifeBasis

    Ultrasonic energy waves activate water to lift the teeniest of dirt particles from things like jewellery, dentures and even waterproof watches and glasses. It's way better (and cheaper!) than taking your engagement ring to the shops for a clean every couple of months.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $85.99.

    3. This Echo Dot smart speaker that is the virtual assistant you've always wanted.

    Amazon

    Yes, you can ask your smart speaker to play music. But you can also ask Alexa just about anything and make announcements to any room in your home with an Echo. Control lights, set alarms, make calls — the robots are taking over, and I for one, welcome the new era.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $49 or two for $79.

    4. This sous vide cooker that can be controlled remotely via an app.

    Amazon

    Sous vide, the cooking technique of vacuum-sealing food in a bag then cooking in a water bath, relies on exact temperature for the best results. Monitor, adjust or control the device from another room (you're a busy person, I get it) and receive notifications letting you know when your food's ready. It keeps the water at a precise temperature, meaning you'll get the most tender, moist meal, guaranteed.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $149.

    5. This automatic pet feeder that makes feeding your fur baby the exact right portion easy-peasy.

    Amazon

    This automatic pet food dispenser will dispense your selected portion of dry food up to four times a day. Features include a 7L capacity and a built-in voice recorder so you can still call your pets to meals.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $109.99.

    6. This multi-cooker with six cooking and six pressure settings, so you can cook anything under the sun with ease.

    Amazon

    You can slow cook, sous vide, sauté and steam — short of a wood-fired pizza, this multi-cooker can make just about anything your belly desires.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $105.95.

    7. This standing desk converter that will save you hundreds of dollars in chiropractor bills.

    Amazon

    By now you've probably heard how sitting for extended periods of time is not ideal — not for your heart, not for your memory, not for your waistline — but fortunately, there is a way to prevent the effects and still keep your office job. This standing desk moves effortlessly from sitting to standing position, thanks to a gas spring machanism (no heavy lifting for you!). There is space for two monitors and a dedicated slot to prop up a phone or table — which will enable you to be your most productive, ache-free self.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $199.99.

    8. This glorious stainless steel cookware that can easily transition from stovetop to table to fridge.

    Amazon

    This non-stick, scratch-resistant set of cookware comes with detachable handles and accompanying lids, meaning you can use the same cookware from cooking and eating, to storing. When not in use, the cookware stacks neatly into one another, saving you on precious space.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $298.95.

    9. This robot vacuum that is compatible with Alexa, so you can direct it with voice demands.

    ECOVACS

    This sleek, robot vacuum comes with four different settings to suit your cleaning needs and anti-collision sensors to prevent damaging your furniture. Hook up with your Echo device to schedule cleaning from wherever you are.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $318.

    10. This white noise machine that will put to sleep babies and adults alike.

    Amazon

    Drown out the sound of the street outside your home (and your own thoughts) with this sleek, portable white noise machine you won't mind sitting on your bedside table. With 15 different sounds — including rain, fan, ocean and thunder — you're sure to find one to suit you. Don't want to run the battery down? Set the timer to sleep when you do.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $54.99.

    11. This electric massager that can be used to knead sore muscles in your shoulders, thighs, calves, feet and lower back.

    Amazon

    This beauty of an electric shiatsu massager combines deep kneading and a heating function to relieve muscle soreness and improve blood circulation. Its fitted with the ability to change direction and speed, so you can tailor your massage depending on the body part that you're working on.

    Buy now from Amazon Australia for $69.99.

    12. The all-new Kindle with glare-free display and weeks-long battery life.

    Amazon

    Maybe you're an e-reader cynic, as I once was. But there comes a point when your back aches from carrying three different books in your shoulder bag and your bank account looks a bit sad from your impulse buys — at which point an e-reader starts to look like an attractive option. If that's where you are now, the all-new Kindle has a glare-free screen, the ability to highlight passages, look up definitions and holds thousands of books.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $124.

    13. This air-fryer that allows you to keep all your favourite fried foods in your diet without the greasy oil.

    Amazon

    I can not live without my air-fryer. No longer need I worry (as much) about clogged arteries due to my heavy consumption of fries, spring rolls and wedges. Air-fryers use air heated up to 200 degrees to mimic what oil does to food when frying. This particular one is dishwasher safe and has a 3L capacity — more than enough for your second and third helping.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $185.50.

    14. This coffee machine that will save you big bucks in the long run.

    Amazon

    This 3-in-1 coffee machine makes espressos, cappuccinos and lattes with only the touch of a button. Water and milk reservoirs are easy to remove and fill; and compact as this machine is, it won't take up much precious kitchen bench real estate.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $185.50.

    15. And finally, this electric eye massager because eyes get tired too.

    Amazon

    Chances are you've been staring at a screen all day. This electric eye massager uses air compression and gentle vibrations to encourage relaxation around the eyes. There are built-in music and heat compress functions, and since it operates on battery, it's easily portable from home to office— though fair warning, you might attract stares.

    Buy from Amazon Australia for $149.

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