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    23 Things You Won't Believe Are Under $10

    You'll be left with your mouth open in awe at the end of this post.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This ~magical~ pack of Miracle-Gro water storing crystals if you're not great with plants. This will help prevent you from over- and under-watering, while also reducing ~water stress~ and protecting your plants from heat and drought. Magic indeed!


    Promising review: "I have deck rail flower boxes and they get full sun most of the day. I filled in the drain holes to hold more water and added these to the soil. Both made a huge difference in the quality of life for the plants. They were and still are gorgeous even if I couldn't water every day. I do have to admit I used more per planter than the recommended amount." β€”Pattijwr

    Get it from Amazon for $8.72.

    2. These gorgeous pastel nail wraps that'll make you want to show off your nails all spring and summer long and is a huge upgrade from basic nail polish! Your at-home mani just got much fancier (and easier!), and you'll be the envy of your friends.

    model's hands with floral nail wraps
    Pretty Fab Nails / Etsy

    This darling little small biz is based in Florida and sells a variety of nail wrap designs, stickers, and nail tools and accessories.

    Promising review: "I wanted to wait to review these nail wraps as they just kept going! I bought these thinking I would be happy if they lasted the weekend... I finally removed them last night after 26 days! I followed the application instructions (swipe nail with nail polish remover beforehand), and finished with a top coat, making sure to cap the tip of the nail too. When wearing these nails, I bathed, I swam, and they still lasted! One set will be enough for two applications for short nails. I would definitely purchase these again!" β€”Charlotte

    Get a set from Pretty Fab Nails on Etsy for $5.99.

    3. And a cuticle oil to condition and strengthen nails and soften cuticles so you can show off those pretty hands and nails when you're out and about with no insecurity! We all deserve that 😌.

    before and after of reviewer's nails looking brittle, then looking clear and strong after using oil

    It's made with jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E and has antioxidant properties.

    Promising review: "This is like the icing on the cake of any manicure or pedicure; it makes your nails look fresh and healthy The cuticle around the nails will look AMAZING. It's awesome, and a little goes a long way. PS, I do not write many reviews but I couldn't resist this one." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50+ (available in two sizes).

    4. A super pretty rainbow prism suncatcher you can hang up in your bedroom so as the sunny spring days pass by, you'll get to bask in tiny little rainbows that'll really perk your mood up!,

    Promising review: "They actually were bigger than I anticipated, which was actually pretty awesome. I hung them in the window of my office and it's beautiful when they catch light. Definitely worth the money when it puts a smile on your face." β€”EmmyAnn

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.58.

    5. A waterproof and stain-resistant faux marble granite adhesive for a classy and inexpensive instant upgrade to your furniture that'll lend to the light and bright spring aesthetic.

    Faux white and granite covering a white desk

    Promising review: "I took a chance and bought this originally as a 'Band-Aid fix' to refinish a desk. I had looked in stores in the contact paper aisles, but all of them were just that...paper. THIS item is actually a thin sheet of vinyl with adhesive, and I ended up liking it so much I bought more and refinished my kitchen countertop with it as well! Highly recommended if you want to change the look of your counters but you don't have the money for a full remodel just yet. It can be cleaned with dish soap and water just like a real countertop." β€”Z

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four sizes).

    6. An eyebrow soap to make your natural brows look thicker and fluffier Γ  la Lily Collins and sets brow hairs in place with its natural beeswax formula. So if you've wanted to rock fluffy, natural brows since forever, now's your chance.,

    Promising review: "I've never used brow soap before so I can't really compare it to any other brands, but it does the job well and really allowed my eyebrows to hold a nice shape. It completely transformed my eyebrows and gave me fuller, higher brows which looks so much better." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. An Etude House drying powder that uses sugar polymer (absorbs oil), fluffy cotton (improves skin barrier), and other ingredients like willow tree to keep skin from producing excess sebum. This combo contributes to the soft matte finish. Instead of cracked and dry, you'll look fresh all day. Reviewers have said that it even helps with makeup under their face mask!

    Reviewer progression photos showing that throughout the day their face stayed oil-free

    You can use this for your face, for oily bangs, and as an eyelid primer! Some reviewers apply it before their makeup while others find it works best on top of foundation. You may need to experiment to find the right order for you. This powder has no mineral oil, talc, animal material, or artificial fragrance.

    Promising review: "I'm 36 and have struggled with oily, acne-prone skin my whole life. Why did no one tell me about this sooner??? I use a kabuki brush (instead of the small velvet pad they provide) and spread a thin layer of powder all over my face after all other skincare products and before foundation. It literally keeps me shine free for my 18-hour work shifts! On especially hot and humid days, I'll reapply this *lightly* over my makeup halfway through the day. It also seems to have cleared up the smaller blemishes around my nose and chin! Hooray! I wish I could give it more than five stars." β€”Rebekah Zenn

    Get it from Amazon for $5.90.

    8. A bottle of Fanola No Yellow shampoo to wash those brassy orange undertones down the drain! They are not welcome in your hair! The violet pigment will get rid of those unwanted hues on gray, platinum, blonde or highlighted hair.

    A reviewer showing the before and after using the shampoo with the after having a less yellow hue

    Promising review: "Stop searching and buy this! I purchased this purple shampoo on a whim after seeing it on a BuzzFeed article. THIS SHAMPOO, let me tell you, has pulled any and every unwanted orange color from my hair. The shampoo is PURPLE, almost black. It reeks to high heaven, but so do most toners and glazes a salon would put on, so it's really not an issue to me. I use it once a week and leave it on for about five minutes while I shave in shower, and it does its job. Within two weeks it pulled all the orange brassiness from my hair and has left me with a wintery icy blonde that I never thought my hair could be. I love it so much and don't know what state of pumpkin I would be without this shampoo." β€”Lenna K.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.82+ (available in three sizes).

    Read more about this purple shampoo in our Fanola No Yellow Shampoo deep dive!

    9. An inexpensive self-grooming cat brush that'll probably put your cat in kitty heaven. It's wall-mountable so you don't have to hold it, helps remove and collect loose cat hair, and encourages your cat to use their senses and natural instincts indoors!,

    Promising review: "My cat likes nothing. He doesn't go into paper bags, ignores boxes, isn't curious about the birds. Mostly he eats and sleeps and allows us to pet him. But he LOVES this! I took someone's tip to stick it on the corner of a cabinet with looped duct tape. Seems to be holding fine, even though Igor rubs himself senseless on this thing. Also the catnip that came with it must be killer stuff. He really goes for it. So Igor gives it a big five stars!" β€”AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $3.74.

    10. The absolute cutest milk box-shaped cross-body bag so even your most basic outfits have a dose of whimsy (at no hard hit to your wallet).


    Promising review: "Love it! A fair price, and it came earlier than expected. The stitching is very well-handled. It’s medium size so you can get away with fitting a few more items than a small vintage purse. I already got compliments from friendly strangers telling me it’s adorable! I love the soft colors and print. Again, it’s awesome for its price!" β€”Neg27

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four styles).

    11. A pack of Schick dermaplaning razors to take care of peach fuzz, upper lip hair, chin hair, and any other stray hairs that annoy you. Reviewers say shaving peach fuzz also helps makeup apply more evenly so those spring/summer makeup looks will beπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ.,

    Promising review: "This is the best face razor I have ever used. It took my hair off so easily. Extremely good quality. I am a licensed cosmetologist and do makeup on clients, and I feel like it makes my skin look flawless after I put my foundation on. I love these and will continue to purchase. Price is also good for the quality of the product." β€”Megan Markvicka

    "I am a licensed esthetician who performs dermaplanning services weekly on clients using medical grade blades. I got these for myself at home since I’ve always been a fan of Tinkle razors and hate peach fuzz. The amount of dead skin that is removed with these along with the peach fuzz is up there with my medical grade dermaplanning blades. Just be careful because they are sharp. Great for a quick touchup but definitely doesn’t replace a professional treatment." β€”Carli

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    12. A bottle of Bio-Oil that has its own cult following thanks to how many people swear by it! Many use it to help fade scars (even the oldest ones), soothe dryness, and moisturize without clogging pores. It's famous for how it can be used literally anywhere on your body.

    A model rubbing bio-oil on their hands
    @biooilusa / Via

    Promising review: "I bought this for my scars but because of the current COVID-19 crisis I have been washing my hands so much that they are painfully dry. Hand cream hasn't helped enough so I decided to use the Bio-Oil on them and even after the first application they felt SO much better! I'm glad I bought the big bottle!" β€”L. Strand

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92 (available in three sizes).

    13. A sterling silver knot ring because it'll look sweet and dainty on your finger. Plus, reviewers swear it doesn't leave the dreaded green line.

    reviewer wearing the silver knot ring

    Promising review: "I've had this ring for almost a year and have worn it just about every day. Shower- and gym-proof with no discoloration nor any bending have taken place." β€”Megan B

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in sizes 2–13 and a variety of styles).

    14. An Essence's Lash Princess Mascara if you want dreamy, fluttery lashes that'll frame your peepers so prettily that you'll wanna take a ton of pics.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I have to be honest, for a 'cheap' three-pack mascara, I did NOT have high expectations. These, however, exceeded my expectations and went MUCH MUCH farther. I had been buying a certain $25/tube brand (rhymes with truepique) and I like these just as much!! I’m saving a TON of money and like my lashes just as much." β€”Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    15. A dishwasher cleaning tablet for anyone who was today years old when they learned that yes, they need to clean their dishwasher. They'll get rid of those mysterious stains and smells on your plates so you won't have to spend hours scrubbing away at them.

    Promising reviews: "Works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and there was detergent buildup all over the inside, and a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some buildup and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, and now it looks and sounds brand new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, or buildup around the door seals." β€”Martoune

    Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $5.99.

    16. A set of Meebak's Cica Sheet Masks, which use damask rose, cherry blossom, green tea, and of course, cica, to hydrate, brighten, soothe, and cool damaged, irritated skin. The masks themselves are silky soft and will feel so nice, you'll never want to take them off. Your skin will be feeling like velvet and everyone will ask where you got them from!

    the sheet mask and its package

    The sheet masks are made of natural lyocell and cotton cupra, resulting in its silky soft feel.

    Meebak is a Korean woman-owned small biz with products that center around the ingredient cica, also known as centella asiatica, or tiger grass, a herbal plant that has natural healing properties and has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy to calm and soothe skin.

    Promising review: "Love this sheet mask! It's soaked with essence so it deeply hydrates but does not feel sticky or oily at all. My skin feels cool when I apply on my face. It has a sort of soothing effect. And what I love most is that I have sensitive skin but it didn't react at all and I didn't feel any irritation whatsoever!" β€”Jamie

    Get a pack of five from Meebak for $9.99.

    17. A grout pen to cover up the nasty dirt and grime that accumulates in your tile cracks without having to sit there scrubbing away all night like Cinderella, like you probably thought you'd have to. Everybody say, "Thank you, grout pen."

    Promising review: "WOW. I could almost just leave it at that. We bought an older house with gorgeous tile in the bathroom. The grout though, not so much. I've tried the toilet bowl cleaner trick, good ole scrubbing and a few others but it just never quite came clean. I'm upset I didn't just start with this! The difference is amazing. I haven't finished bc it is a lot of work with the style floor I have but I can't wait! I just did it last night so can't speak to longevity of the product but I am very pleased so far!" β€”Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. A super cute Etude House headband β€” it keeps back your hair and bangs while you cleanse, do your skincare routine, or apply makeup. That way, your hair and bangs don't keep getting in the way, don't get wet and messed up, and don't catch product.


    Promising review: "I usually just pull my hair back when I do anything skincare-related, but this makes skincare more fun. The thing I love most about it is how soft it is. It's not just cute and affordable; it's also super soft. After showers, I wear this to bed, and in the morning I wake up with tamed hair. Otherwise after I brush my hair and go to bed, I wake up with my hair all over the place. The white gives it a fresh look. It will fit on anyone's head, because of the rubber band. To be honest, I keep mine close to my bed at all times. It's just so comfortable to walk around my house with it on even when I'm not doing my skincare. It just keeps my hair out of my face for every task I am doing." β€”dragonflymemento

    Get it from Amazon for $5.80.

    19. A funny sloth to-do list notepad so you can actually become more organized without feeling like you're stretching yourself thin. It's even easier because this has dots for you to mark if the task has been done or not yet! Sloths are the best!

    the green sloth notepad
    Little Otsu

    This notepad is designed by Susie Ghahremani, a San Diego-based illustrator who handcrafts objects featuring original artwork inspired by animals and nature and runs her business on her own!

    It's also sold by Little Otsu, an Oregon-based small shop and an independent publisher and retailer of paper goods. They focus on goods made in the US, Europe, and Japan that use materials like soy-based inks and tree-free papers. So if you get it from there, you're supporting two small businesses!

    Get it from Little Otsu for $9.50 or from boygirlparty on Etsy for $8.

    20. These lovely sheer ankle socks to really ~step~ your shoe game up.

    white sheer socks with yellow flowers on them
    Mindmibers / Etsy

    Mindmibers is a small biz that sells all kinds of pretty, sheer, floral, and vintage socks.

    Get it from Mindmibers on Etsy for $8.13+ (available in five styles).

    21. A set of Avarelle acne patches (also available in extra large) because pimple patches are basically a requirement to have nowadays. Not only do these make your pimples vanish but the cover over them will prevent you from picking at them.,

    Reviewers say they blend in with their skin so they can wear them throughout the day!

    Promising review: "I’ve been experimenting with these for the last month and a half, and I am in love. They are really thin and blend into my highly freckled face incredibly well...I have gone out in public twice with them on, because when I did my last second mirror check before I got out of the car, I didn’t notice I had them on! While they absolutely help clean out the skin underneath, the biggest thing it does for me is stops me from touching my face. When I'm stressed out, I will absentmindedly touch/run my hands along my face and jaw constantly. Now, when I notice I’m doing that, I run into the bathroom and put these on any spots I have. Since they are thin and stick really well, I am able to leave them alone and stop touching my face." β€”MelsBells

    Get a box of 40 round patches for $8.49 and a box of 8 extra-large patches for $8.50, both from Amazon.

    22. A Sioris face mist for use as a nourishing toner, mist, and serum for your thirsty skin. It's made with 78% organic fruit water (sourced from green plum or yuja) and oils like macadamia for long-lasting moisture. The ingredients are harvested in Korea during peak season for freshness!

    the mist bottle in size small and large

    This has no parabens, artificial fragrance, additives, or harmful chemicals. Shake before applying.

    Both Sioris and Ohlolly are small businesses so it's a win-win here! Sioris is a clean brand with vegan certified formulas that have organically farmed, in-season ingredients. Their mission is to make skincare simple and effective.

    Ohlolly is POC- and woman-owned small business based in California. It's founded by two sisters who are on a mission to curate the finest in Korean skincare and bring authentic K-beauty to the masses. They seek out plant-based products with unique ingredients that are hard to find anywhere else.

    Promising review: "I loved this! It’s not thick but just a thin layer. It gave me that glow that I don’t get with other products. Also, a barrier for skin that I need during the winter. Its a great addition to the products that I already use to layer because my skin just drinks it up. Would definitely purchase again. I tend to have hormonal acne on my chin so I use this in that area and a cream after and it doesn’t clog my pores. I would recommend buying some sort of headband if you don’t want the product to get in your hair. Make sure to shake it before applying!" β€”Nayzeth

    Get it from Ohlolly for $8+ (available in two sizes). You can also get the large size from Amazon for $21.99.

    23. A pumice stone that'll instantly make the inside of your toilet look totally spotless and pretty β€” no other cleaners or tools needed. (If ya didn't know, pretty toilets are a thing.),

    Promising review: "I had stubborn stains on my toilet bowl that wouldn't come out with toilet bowl cleaner, the toilet bowl brush, bleach, or anything else I tried. The stains were stuck for months but the pumice was able to remove it instantly. The pumice did not scratch the bowl at all." β€”Margaret D.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    I relent! Take my 10 dollars!

    Disney / Via Giphy

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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