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    36 Things That Are Basically Too Cheap To Regret Buying

    A little happiness and joy could be yours for less than $25.

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    1. A book of only the New York Times' Monday crosswords (the easiest day of the week) for when you want to challenge your brain...but not too much. It is a Monday after all.

    The book

    2. A pair of round sunnies to both hide your face (please don't talk to me today) and block out the sun.

    3. A mini Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy if you need joy in your life. Look at this lil' guy just flapping his arms and body, 100% content with his life. *This* is what I aspire to be. *This* is what we should all aspire to be.

    4. A cruelty-free lengthening mascara so your lashes actually hold a voluminous curl. It's lightweight, won't transfer, doesn't smudge, and lasts all day — what more could you ask for?

    5. An eyebrow grooming gel like Boy Brow for taming your unruly eyebrows or creating fluffy caterpillars from sparse, barely there hairs.

    BuzzFeed editor's before and after photos showing that Boy Brow made her eyebrows look thicker and darker

    6. A cult favorite exfoliating solution that'll target textured skin and fine lines. It resurfaces your skin with a mixture of glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acid. The first two are alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that exfoliate the skin's outer layer while the last one, a beta hydroxy acid (BHA), reduces pore congestion.

    The product

    7. A teeth-whitening pen because it's a heck of a lot quicker (and cheaper) than those whitening strips that have to sit on your teeth for 20 minutes. You can use each pen ~20 times and should expect your teeth to lighten four to eight shades.

    Reviewer before and after showing the pen noticeably whitened their yellow teeth

    8. A giant pack of velvet hair scrunchies for the ultimate retro accessory. Wear a couple on your wrist to brighten up your outfit or throw one in your hair for a go-to messy bun. It'll immediately fix an "I just can't brush my hair" kind of day.

    9. A mounted brush that'll satisfy your cat's ceaseless demands for scritches. Just mount it to a corner with the included adhesive strips and watch as your beloved babies leave you for the warm embrace of this gray and white piece of plastic.

    10. A set of mini macaron trinket boxes you can use for small jewelry, office supplies, or even just for decor. These pretty little things will brighten up your space and your day.

    Several containers of different colors and they're shaped like macarons.

    11. A slouchy beanie with a faux fur pompom, because no one likes a cold head. It also makes a great solution for a bad hair day.

    12. Balm Dotcom, a hydrating lip balm for anyone who's tried just about every moisturizing lip treatment without success. This one's made with castor oil, lanolin, and beeswax to lock in moisture and create a protective barrier.

    Model wearing balm dotcom in fig

    13. A 10-pack of vintage boho style rings that are super trendy and come in a variety of sizes so you can wear them on different fingers.

    14. Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places, a haunting book that'll take you on a trip to all the spookiest places in America.

    The cover

    15. A tub of brightening, firming, and rejuvenating eye cream to help reduce the appearance of your hereditary dark circles (thnx a lot, Mom!) and make it look like you got a full eight hours of sleep.

    16. A pound of cereal marshmallows if your ideal ratio of cereal to marshmallows is 90% marshmallows and 10% cereal.

    Reviewer with the bag of cereal marshmallows

    17. A mug you'll wish you bought last year (although 2021 is shaping up to be much of the same).

    A black mug with text that says, "It's fine I'm fine Everything is fine" surrounded by flames

    18. A long-lasting, super hydrating clear lip gloss you'll want to buy in bulk. It adds the perfect amount of shine without feeling sticky.

    19. A scalp massager that'll help you feel super relaxed, as well as help with blood flow and assist in removing any product residue that may be hiding on your scalp.

    20. Hand Lettering 101 if you want to improve your penmanship. Also, Meghan Markle did calligraphy before she met Prince Harry, and I'm not saying that this book will help you marry your own prince, but I'm also not saying that that is outside the realm of possibility.

    21. A gold bar necklace with your initial on it to add a personal touch to your daily look.

    22. A mystery box of cat hats for the feline fan who adores dressing up their fur baby. Who knows, asserting your dominance and outfitting your cat with a BANANA hat may finally force him to accept your love.

    23. A weekly planner pad from Noted by Post-it, because the worst thing that could happen is you get organized. And then you do all those things you said you were gonna do. Oh no!

    The planner filled in with dates and stickers

    24. A chic beaded bag so you can try out the massively popular mini bag trend while spending a minimal amount of money.

    The mini tote that's beaded all over and has a top handle

    25. A 1,000-piece Alfred Hitchcock–themed murder mystery puzzles that'll keep the whole family occupied for hours. Once you put together the puzzle, read the included booklet and try and figure out whodunnit.

    The puzzle box

    26. A clip-on LED selfie light to help you get the perfect pic for Instagram even when it's already pitch black outside at 5 p.m.

    Reviewer modeling the different light settings

    27. A pair of acrylic drop statement earrings if you're the type of person who never leaves the house without ear candy. They are chic, elegant, and downright stunning.

    28. A roll-on migraine stick to help soothe your mind-numbing headache. It's made with a mixture of peppermint, spearmint, lavender, and coconut oil.

    29. A variety pack of beautiful hair clips that'll automatically elevate even your most simple hairstyles.

    Reviewer photo of the clips

    30. A pack of PS4 or PS5 controller thumbsticks because losing a game due to a misclick or slippery, sweaty thumbs is...the worst!!

    31. An adorable little elephant ring holder so you have a special place to store your favorite bands.

    32. Tequila Mockingbird, a literary cocktail book because friends don't let friends drink Fireball shots anymore, OK? This'll help you find a drink inspired by your favorite novel.

    The cover

    33. A waterproof NYX liquid eyeliner for creating wings that are sharper than your biting sarcasm.

    34. An eyeliner stamp to prevent a dreaded case of uneven wings and save you from having to start over approximately 50 times. *screams internally*

    Step by step progression of a reviewer stamping the wings on the outer corner of their eye and then connecting the liner to the inner corner

    35. A small zipper pouch with gold hearts on it you can use to organize your makeup or other small necessities so they don't get lost in the bottom of your purse or backpack.

    Model holding the black pouch with gold hearts

    36. A pack of 16 collagen sheet masks in various scents for an evening of self-care. They contain vitamin E and collagen to help make skin healthier, clearer, and more elastic (plus, they're mess-free).

    Oh no, too many cute things! What are you gonna get?

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