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    30 Things Under $15 That I Can't Stop Thinking About

    If I can't stop thinking about it, you can't either.

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    1. An clear eyebrow gel that'll hold each hair in place so your brows always look perfectly groomed.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this stuff. I have a 'bare minimum' makeup look and this stuff is part of it! I actually use it even if I don't fill in my brows at all. This stuff is able to go on thin enough for me to not feel it but thick enough to hold the hairs where I want them until I take it off.I don't have any extra wax or residue, it lasts until I remove it, and it does not have any smell or tint to it. I take my brow shape pretty seriously since that seems to be what I'm complimented on more than anything else. The picture I've included is what my brows looked like with the gel but without any makeup on them. You will not find anything this good for a price in the same ballpark." —Nina

    Get it from Amazon for $2.84.

    2. A buff Pokémon pin that'll convince you that this is Pikachu's best form.

    Kangel / Etsy

    Promising review: "Pika is on my coat right now living their fabulous life! Arrived quickly in perfect condition." —Jessica Bell

    Preorder it from Kangel on Etsy for $12.21 (also available in a set of seven (Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander, Magikarp, Eevee, and Ditto) and individually.

    3. A genius transparent mouse and memo pad for anyone who needs their to-do list right in front of their face or they'll forget what the heck they need to get done.


    Promising review: "What you see is exactly what you get. There are two transparent sheets to keep notes/cards and such separated. Writing on the mat is very comfortable, and I love being able to use it as a mouse pad as well. This is plastic type sheets so you can just wipe them off. Since this mat can be cleaned, I don't see having to ever buy a replacement unless this one becomes torn. Of course, I did end up buying another one because I originally purchased this mat for work and loved it so much I purchased one for home use." —JC

    Get it from Amazon for $10.88.

    4. An eye primer to ensure your flawless smokey eye isn't ruined by your chronically oily eyelids on a night out.

    Promising review: "So I use this primer for my eyeliner AND eyebrows, and it is a life changer!!! I work jobs and a majority of the day I'm waitressing outside on the patio in the humidity. I needed something to keep my eyeliner intact so I didn't look like a raccoon by the end of my shift. It literally kept my makeup looking like I just put it on allllll day no matter how bad I sweat in the heat!!! I used it only on my eyes first just to try and I was amazed. So the next day I tried it as a primer for my eyebrows too before I filled them in and it does the same for my eyebrows! I'm in love with this product. Hopefully my picture will prove it!!" —Molly

    Get it from Amazon for $13.06.

    5. A water bottle holder for anyone who wishes they had three hands to hold all the stuff they're always carrying. Now you can attach your water bottle to your pants or a bag.


    Promising review: "I love my S'well flask, but it is hard to carry around, especially when I am carrying other things. This allows me to hook it to my purse or belt loop. Works perfectly." —Joyce C Speer

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. A tiny airplant holder to give you ~hand~ when it comes to decorating your apartment.

    Promising review: "It’s beautiful. I love it. So does my air plant. It’s spread out and enjoyed life so much since I got it." —TeamS

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    7. A long-lasting clear lip gloss for anyone who loves having moisturized lips *and* for whom regular lip balm just isn't extra enough.

    The rosehip oil gloss is designed to reduce fine lines on your lips. The mint oil gloss creates a cooling sensation. And the coconut oil gloss is for lips that need extra hydration.

    Promising review: "Wow this stuff is actually really good. I'm extremely surprised at how moisturizing this is and yet glossy at the same time. I tried it on immediately when I received it and was impressed. I knew my true test would be in the morning. My lips are always dry after brushing my teeth so I figured that would be the perfect time to test this out. That was three hours ago and my lips are still moisturized and GLOSSY even after eating breakfast. I literally tossed out all my other mediocre lipglosses that were just taking up space. Highly recommended." —Posh2wice

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in a variety of flavors and as a five-pack).

    8. An adorable koala sticker to decorate your laptop, water bottle, you name it *and* help someone in Australia affected by the bushfires — 50% of the profits will be donated to relief efforts in Australia.

    Shop BuzzFeed

    Get it from Shop BuzzFeed for $4.99+ (available in three sizes).

    9. A cruelty-free lengthening mascara so your usually sad, stick-straight 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?,

    Promising review: "After using Lights, Camera, Lashes by Tarte for the past year, I got tired of breaking the bank over mascara. My sister suggested Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and I IMMEDIATELY fell in love. It provides dramatic length and great volume. I can honestly say I can’t stop looking at my eyelashes in the mirror every single day because of how awesome they look. Also, it is very long wearing. I go from an eight-hour work day right to the gym and sweat like crazy...and this stuff doesn’t budge! I love it!!" —Carrie E. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    10. A zero-waste cap to turn your pump bottles into squeezable ones so you can get every last drop of product.


    Promising review: "I was so tired of wasting lotion at the bottom of the bottle! I would try everything to get it out, even cutting the bottles in half! (This left plastic bottle shrapnel bits in the lotion — would not recommend!) So I searched the internet and landed on these. They're great and do exactly what you want them to. No more throwing away somewhat-empty-but-not-really bottles of lotion!" —Buy, Buy More, and be...happy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. The Big Activity Book For Anxious People, because sometimes a good laugh is enough to distract you from your anxieties. This activity book mixes fun and humor with educational tips for coping with your anxiety so you feel a little less alone about your worries.


    Promising review: "I. LOVE. THIS. BOOK. It has become part of my daily routine. Some pages have activities such as crosswords or mazes. Others have coloring activities. Others have text. Because I enjoy coloring, when I read the pages that have just text, I color random designs on top of the text while repeating the calming information to myself. The book really does make me laugh and reduces my anxiety a bit. As my therapist tells me, 'Information reduces anxiety,' and speaking feelings usually reduces them. This book 'speaks' worries that I experience regularly, so I don't feel so trapped in my head with it, and it gives me information that either makes me laugh or reduces my anxiety. Pretty amazing. I recommend this to every single person with anxiety who enjoys working with paper." —MBM

    Get it from Amazon for $10.31.

    12. A mascara separator if you're not a fan of the clumpy lashes look. The comb is curved so you can reach every itty bitty lash.

    Promising review: "The comb is very precise and works very well for separating eyelashes. I use this when my eyelashes start to clump together after applying mascara. It leaves me with perfectly divided and non-sticking eyelashes. Definitely a better alternative than using the end of a bobby pin! It also came with a sleeve to protect the 'bristles.'" —garlic bread

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    13. A giant grout brush so you can clean large sections of tile instead of spending hours scrubbing with a teeny tiny toothbrush., Amazon

    Promising review: "This works!!! I used this on the grout on the kitchen floor; we have not scrubbed in 10+ years. The first half hour I was using two toothbrushes to scrub. Why? Because I had the toothbrushes and didn't want it to go to waste. Boy what a waste of time. I should have thrown out the toothbrushes and used this in the beginning! I really appreciate this product and its design. The bristles stayed hard and was easy to control over the tiles. Easy five stars!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in three colors).

    14. A pack of plantable confetti that transforms into wildflowers, because haven't you heard? Regular plastic confetti is really bad for the environment and wildlife.

    Botanical Paperworks

    Get it from Botanical Paperworks for $9.99.

    15. A color removal sponge because cleaning brushes while you're in the middle of applying eyeshadow so you don't mix shades is a pain in the butt. Just tap your brush on this sponge to get rid of excess color and then go crazy with your next shadow.

    Promising review: "Let's face it, cleaning your makeup brushes is a chore! This handy tool is phenomenal for those who like to use multiple colors in one look or someone who uses the same brush for everything :) You use this dry and simply run your brushes across the dry sponge, which knocks the excess color off your brush and allows you to use it again and again before you really have to wash it. After several uses you can lift the dry sponge out of the container and actually see the little flakes of powders in the bottom of the tin. I also wash this when I was my brushes, just use the same brush cleaner and warm water to clean this and it's like new and ready to use again once it dries." —That Girl Tara

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    16. A door stop with a built-in security alarm if you live alone or just want the added comfort of knowing when someone is trying to get into your home. This bad boy emits a high-pitched alarm when pressure is applies to it (i.e., an intruder is attempting to open the door).


    Promising review: "These are fantastic and VERY loud. I put one at the front door without telling my wife while she was out. She came in, the door wouldn't open past it, and the alarm went off. Not only did it scare her, but I was napping in the den and it scared the crap out of me too! Fantastic door alarm that no one should be without in my opinion, even if you have an alarm. I travel a lot for work, and having one at the door in the room is extra peace of mind. Inexpensive enough for you to supply for your family, and even friends. Easy to use as well. Keep in mind that if you set it off, you need to pick it up and turn off manually." —Xfiler

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. A pack of lobe support patches because it's time to pull out those earrings you've shoved in the back of your jewelry box because they're too heavy. These stickers take the weight off of your ear hole so it doesn't appear stretched and your earrings don't droop.


    Promising review: "Amazing. Literal lifesavers. I LOVE my heavy Kendra Scott earrings, but I’m pretty sure they’re the culprit of why my right earring hole has ripped slightly. Using these support patches, it’s as if the earrings don’t even exist. I am going to tell all of my friends to get these for their heavy statement earrings!!" —Donthemom50

    Get a box of 60 patches from Amazon for $10.16.

    18. A pack of bamboo oil-blotting sheets that'll soak up the shine from your forehead so your face doesn't look like an oil slick come 3 p.m.

    Promising review: "Where have these been my whole life? I live in humid Florida and have very oily skin. Halfway through the day I look like an oil slick. I love these charcoal tissues! They feel great on skin and gently absorb oil. It does not ruin or pickup my makeup at all when I dab them on my face, they leave no trace of oil and I am good for another four hours or so. I can't live without these now!" —Ashley Bouchard

    Get a pack of 100 sheets from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in three scents and multipacks).

    19. A cute reading lamp bookmark so you can ~shed some light~ on the last page you read.


    Promising review: "Super cute bookmark. My daughter loved it. It's thin enough such that it won't damage the pages of the books like some bookmarks would if that is a concern to you. Would definitely buy this again." —Fellow Book Lover

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three colors).

    20. A soft and gentle silicone massager brush to exfoliate sensitive skin, clean out your pores, and loosen dead skin cells to reveal softer, healthier, glowing skin underneath.

    Promising review: "I'm a licensed esthetician and know a thing or two about skincare. Unfortunately, I have such sensitive skin that most exfoliants I've tried for myself really irritate my skin and can end up triggering eczema or psoriasis flares. This is a gentle enough way to exfoliate that it gets the job done for me without irritation. As a plus, the massage-like effect it has would aid in microcirculation and probably aid cell turnover (as exfoliation does in general)." —Michael

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $8.98.

    21. An S-biner (as opposed to a carabiner) because having to have a stack of keys on you at all times is annoying. With this lil' guy, you can easily swap out sets of keys instead of having to remove each one individually.

    Promising review: "This is the best key organizer I've ever used. I have three sets of keys, with one set that I carry every day. This clip makes it easy to switch the other sets. The lock is nice, but I usually don't even bother with it." —Alex L.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.71+ (available in seven colors and two-packs).

    22. A crystal ring for anyone who's ever had the itch to bling out their car — because now you can. Yes, it's weird. And yes, you need it.

    Promising review: "Got this for my daughter-in-law's car mostly to bug my son. It worked beautifully. She had a lovely piece of jewelry for her little SUV and my son is humiliated every time he drives it. Sometimes life is just so darn sweet." —Shelley S. Clark

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98 (available in three sizes).

    23. Differin, a once daily topical retinoid for acne that hasn't responded to any other treatments. It contains adapalene, a retinoid that unclogs pores and speeds cell turnover so acne doesn't even have a chance to form.

    Promising review: "Differin has worked wonders for my hormonal acne that I developed in my thirties. I have to say that it did take about 12 weeks to really show a difference. The picture that I’ve posted (above) was over a span of three and a half months, with the most recent pictures from left to right starting from the top and earlier on pictures towards the bottom. Also, the breakouts got worse for me before they got better. It was at my worse ever at about 4–6 weeks in, but began getting better after that. Don’t be discouraged and stick it out to at least 12 weeks! My skin is the best I’ve seen it in a long time!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.88.

    24. A sliding webcam cover that'll ensure whatever's going on in front of your laptop stays private.

    Promising review: "The device sticks well to the computer and is thinner than any other one I purchased in the past. It's been doing a great job of covering my camera; it slides easily when I want to use the camera, and it's so thin there are no issues closing the laptop. I tend to be kind of hard on my laptop, and I'm impressed with the durability." —Sha

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95+ (available in four colors and as a family pack).

    25. A pair of ~paw-sitively~ adorable cat earrings if you think kitties are absolutely ~purr-fect~ creatures.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    26. A tonsil stone remover so you can *finally* treat the root cause of your bad breath. This tool has a built-in LED light so you can easily locate the tonsil stone. Plus it also comes with a syringe to help you wash out the pocket the tonsil stone left behind.


    Promising review: "I'm in my early thirties and just started getting tonsil stones. Until a few months ago, I never even knew what these things were! I've been struggling with cotton swabs to fully remove the stones but couldn't get rid of them and they would just come back within the week. I received this and investment ever. No struggle holding my phone as a flashlight while awkwardly posing myself in front of my badly lit bathroom mirror. I sat comfortably at my vanity, used one hand, and removed the whole stone in less than a minute. Why did I not know this was a thing? Why have I been struggling? Get it! Stop struggling, suffering, and awkwardly dealing with this ridiculous me." —Wren

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    27. A beautifully illustrated Pride and Prejudice if your dream team is Jane Austen and Martha Stewart. Yes, you read that right. This classic novel comes with Martha's recipes for delightful sweets and pastries — the perfect accompaniment to any discussion about why Colin Firth is objectively the hottest Mr. Darcy but the 2005 version of Pride & Prejudice is the best film adaptation.


    Promising review: "I’m really excited about this book — it combines two of my favorite things, reading and cooking. I haven’t had the chance to cook anything yet, but the photos of the recipes all look delicious. The book is really fun, and I love this concept. I’ll definitely be buying the others in the series! It also would make a great gift for any Jane Austen fans in your life." —Kimberly M Pickens

    Get it from Amazon for $11.49.

    28. The Wand, a mini handheld filter that may help reduce your wine-induced headaches. This lil' guy is designed to remove the histamines and sulfites in alcohol that may trigger headaches and hangovers. It's also supposed to revive oxidized wine so you don't have to toss an open bottle.


    Promising review: "OMG!!!! This works. I love wine, but have terrible allergies to the histamines, sulfites, and preservatives in wine. I actually use one wand for two glasses of wine. I was very skeptical, but it works like a dream! Thank you PureWine. This is really a breakthrough for me." —Penny Froh

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    29. An earwax removal kit if buildup in your ear is causing discomfort or affecting your hearing. Good thing you don't need your ears to read the 1,500+ five-star reviews this product has garnered.

    Promising review: "After messing around with a cotton swab in my left ear (never do this), I managed to fully block all hearing in it. I ran around like a headless chicken for about 24 hours because the pressure in the ear was so intense. One treatment of Debrox and the blockage immediately subsided. Trick is to let it sit in the ear for at least five minutes. Drain the ear, wait another five minutes, then irrigate with the bulb and warm water, never cold. Seldom does a remedy work as advertised; this one does!" —Chazmax1

    Get it from Amazon for $5.53+ (available in three styles).

    30. A leather cleaning brush so you can stop crying over your favorite suede booties that were destroyed by rain and mud. This lil' guy can be used four different ways to clean scuff marks, water spots, and invisible dust.

    Promising review: "BUY THIS THING! I got mud on my new suede boots and thought for sure they were ruined, but this brush completely restored them. I was shocked. I even used it on an old pair of boots from college that I have considered 'ruined' for several years and it did wonders on getting rid of the filth on top of the suede. I was so impressed! It's absolutely worth getting and trying for yourself! Scuff marks take a bit more time to improve but they do look better after brushing them." —Gaby Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

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