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27 Products Under $25 You’ve Probably Never Thought To Buy

A Mickey Mouse vaccine card holder = genius.

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1. A vaccine card holder to keep that very important little card safe and secure on the go. You may need to keep it handy when dining out, attending shows, or traveling. Since it's slightly too big to keep in your wallet, why not ensure it stays extra safe?

the vaccine card holder in various colors
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Plus the keychain on this card holder means you can easily and safely attach it to a bag or a keyring. SmileLeather is an Etsy shop that sells leatheraccessories perfect for everyday use like vaccine card holders, passport holders, dog leashes, camera straps, and more!

Promising review: "Card holder arrived quickly and is exactly as described. I love the color and I'm glad I now have an item to store my CDC card in." —Ryan Chavis

Get it from SmileLeather on Etsy for $12.95+ (available in five colors and with or without personalization).

2. And if you're looking for something a little more fun, opt for Schitt's Creek-themed card holder or a Mickey/Minnie card holder.

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CandCSewCrafts is an Etsy shop that sells eco-friendly "paper" towels and vaccine card holders.

Get them from CandCSewCrafts on Etsy: the Schitt's Creek card holder for $10 and a Micky or Minnie card holder for $12.

3. Blind-spot mirrors so you can spend less time perfecting your parallel park.

The blind spot mirror attached to a rearview mirror showing more closely, how much room is next to the car door
The blind spot mirror attached to a rearview mirror showing more closely, how much room is next to the car door

Promising review: "I bought these for my mom's car and mine a while ago and these little things are great. Since I got my license I've hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I'm currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind, and it's helpful when I parallel park in the city." —Mariam Abass

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $7.97 (available in three shapes).

4. Soundproof door strips for those whose bedroom currently doubles as a home office, and their new "co-workers" (aka roomies, family members, and pets) are kinda noisy. These also help prevent cold air from escaping in the summer, and warmth from escaping in the winter, so you can save energy, too!

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Promising review: "Product works really well! I needed a quick fix to my home office situation. I live in an apartment in Manhattan and never noticed how much sound comes in and out, until I had to be on conference calls working from home! This little tape made a big difference, took me a couple of minutes to install." —Sandra Revueltas

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $7.97 (available in four colors).

5. A set of toilet fizzing bombs to make cleaning your porcelain throne so easy, you may actually enjoy it?! All you have to do is drop one or two of these in the bowl, swish them around in the water a bit with a cleaning wand, wait five minutes, scrub, and flush! Less time cleaning your toilet = more time spent watching Netflix.

bag of toilet bombs next to some of the toilet bombs
Juniperseed Mercantile / Etsy

Juniperseed Mercantile is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Littleton, Colorado that sells Earth-friendly baby, body, and home goods like washable nursing pads, all natural hand and body lotion, wood furniture cream, and more!

Promising review: "This product is amazing! 15 minutes later and my toilet is looking brand new with minimal effort. I would recommend this to everyone!" —shelby rieth

Get a pack of eight from Juniperseed Mercantile on Etsy for $10.

6. A shopping bag carrier so you can pick up a bunch of bags at a time and easily carry them to your car or inside the house.

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Promising review: "I've tried so many different products that are supposed to allow you to carry multiple bags at once, but nothing has worked as well as this! It's easy to use: Just hold one end of the handle and thread the other end through the handles on the bags. Carrying the bags over my shoulder works really well for me because it allows me to spread the weight of the bags over my hips and back rather than taking all the weight on my shoulder. It's very well-made, sturdy, and really makes your life easier. It's worth the money." —S. Hill

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

7. A car vent face mask holder to provide a more organized, cleaner space in your vehicle to keep masks. Whether it's a mask you're already wearing while running errands, or just keeping some extra masks on-hand, this baby will be super useful.

face masks being hung on the vent holder
ArchersDesignShop / Etsy

ArchersDesignShop is a small business based in Indianapolis, IN that sells 3D printed goods for your car so that belongings like face masks and sunglasses are in a tidy area, rather than strewn on the seats, floors, or worse... in hard-to-reach areas.

Get it from ArchersDesignShop on Etsy for $4.50 (available in four colors).

8. A rain glass treatment that'll repel rain water, so you can drive in storms with peace of mind that you can actually see the road ahead clearly.

A reviewer's car window with the treatment on it on one side, and not on the other — the side with the treatment is clearer to see out of while it's raining outside
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Promising review: "I had a cheap, untempered windshield which was awful in the rain. A friend of mine from college recommended Rain-X and I was shocked at the difference. I applied it with a soft rag and sat there wondering if it was even on properly. I trusted the system and then later that night took my car out for a drive; it rained while I was out and the difference was instantly noticeable. Before, when using my wipers, streaks would obscure my view so much that any lights would make driving in the rain hard. Now, the droplets don't smear and smaller ones sometimes just roll off. It's pretty great." —Alison J. Gong

Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

9. A surface cover to transform your countertops, tables, and furniture into beautiful marble pieces.

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Check out our write-up of this inexpensive and super cool marble adhesive surface cover!

Promising review: "Looks AMAZING. Really easy to use, just make sure you measure and get a piece big enough for your item so you don’t have to line up multiple pieces. Took less than 30 minutes to re-do my buffet top from the dark brown granite it used to be." —Brittany renzoni

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

10. A canvas drink holder perfect for carrying around boba tea, cold brew, iced tea, or any other chilled beverage. It'll keep your hands free from holding an icy cold cup; plus it looks super cool.

Dreamy Daisy / Etsy

Dreamy Daisy is an Etsy shop based in Washington D.C. that sells handmade organic canvas bags.

Promising review: "These reusable drink holders are SO cute. They're high quality and the size is perfect. Also the packaging was very lux, so it’d make a great gift! When I asked a question, they responded the same day. Will definitely order from this company again!" —Kyra Middeleer

Get it from Dreamy Daisy on Etsy for $15.99 (available in eight colors).

11. A microwave bacon cooker that'll make it so simple to whip up that salty goodness. When you wake up in the morning, do you really feel taking a pan out, putting bacon into it, having to remember to flip the bacon, and wait — which step is it that you have to drain the grease from the pan? Yeah, no, forget that.

on the left, raw bacon on the cooker in the microwave, and on the right, the same bacon now perfectly cooked on a plate with pancakes
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Microwave time is just one minute per slice! The tray catches all the grease, and it's dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "This is the best little gadget I have tried in a long time. I lay a paper towel on top and fold to drape over the edges to catch the splatters, program for one minute per slice of bacon, and that is it. If you have a full rack, 12 slices, you will take the rack out, remove the ones that are done, put back in, cook for additional one minutes until all are to your satisfaction. You can put the gadget into the dishwasher or wash in good soapy water and have it ready for the next use." —G. Carver

Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

12. Magnetic pressure cooker cheat sheets you can simply attach to your cooker, or the fridge, or wherever you can put magnetic things in your kitchen. When it's time to cook meals, all you have to do is check the cook time on these things, and you're good to go.

The magnets
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Promising review: "This certainly is a handy, organized way to check Instant Pot cooking references for various foods. The highlighted portions are a little bit too shaded to easily see the print beneath but overall is well thought out. The item came quickly, well-packaged. Didn't even know this type thing existed." —mew

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in two sizes).

13. And on a similar note, you may also wanna get an air fryer cheat sheet so you can easily figure out cooking times and temperatures and learn helpful tips and tricks without ever having to pull up Google.

Willa Flare / Etsy

Willa Flare is an Etsy shop based in Port Hueneme, California that sells fun gifts like these cooking cheat sheets, Peloton-compatible phone holders, dishwasher magnets, and more!

Promising review: "Very sturdy and I love the magnet on the back. Very convenient source for temperature and time when cooking with the air fryer." —WJVdesigns

Get it from Willa Flare on Etsy for $12.99.

14. A zipper puller to make the near-impossible task of zipping up your dress by yourself SO EASY! FINALLY!

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Promising review: "For decades I've been going through contortions to zip up zippers at the back of my dresses or tops when my husband is not on hand to help me. But recently I bought a really cute, REALLY snug (at the rib cage) jacquard dress for an upcoming event that I will dress for alone at a hotel. When I first tried it on at the store, I had to ask another customer in the dressing room to zip me up and down...there was just no way I could contort enough to do it myself. But I wanted the dress. So when I got home, I went on Amazon to see what kind of zipper puller-uppers were out there. I was hoping to spend $10-12, but after reading all the reviews I decided I had to have something that would not fail me. So I ordered the Zipuller because it had the best reviews and looked the sturdiest. It has worked every time I have used it. Even on that really snug dress. The zipper tab didn't come out of the clasp when I was zipping past the hardest part. Yay! I'm sold and won't be without it from here on out when I know I will need help." —Southern Gal

Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three colors).

15. Pull bars that'll help give your cabinets and drawers a seriously sleek upgrade. Say goodbye to those retro handles and hello to these modern ones.

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Promising review: "Very well-built, sturdy, and attractive. They completely turned my kitchen into a new kitchen! Why spend $6 a piece at the local hardware store when you can get this whole set? Highly recommend!" —Jennifer

Get a pack of 10 from Wayfair for $18.99 (available in five finishes).

16. A car diffuser to help give your vehicle a sweet scent. Am I the only one who is unreasonably excited at the thought about getting into my car and being greeted with the scent of fresh linens?

person holding the diffuser which hangs off the mirror like an air freshener
Amber & Wood Co / Etsy

Amber & Wood Co is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Valparaiso, IN that sells high-quality aromatic goods like pure soy wax candles, car diffusers, and freshening sprays.

Promising review: "I love these little car diffusers so much! They are cute and very fragrant. I got Winter Mint, Orange, and Connie Pine Cone. I may get some more for each of my girlfriends as a gift." —Allison Hutzell

Get it from Amber & Wood Co on Etsy for $8 (available in 18 scents).

17. Ceiling fan pull chains so the next time you wake up all sweaty at 3 a.m. in dire need of a nice breeze, you can do just that without accidentally turning the lights on.

The ceiling fan chain pulls
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Promising review: "Absolutely adorable! They add panache to the fan, and you never have to worry about which pull to choose. The set also makes it easier for me to reach them. They do not get in the way and are a sturdy fit into the original chain. Would highly recommend to anyone." —Scholar Mama

Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three finishes).

18. A pack of crochet scrubbers for a super cute way to tackle stubborn pot and pan messes, dirty tubs and sinks, and any other surface that could use a more efficient cleaning than sponges alone.

assorted colorful pot scrubbers
TripleSis Designs / Etsy

TripleSis Designs is a family-owned Etsy shop that sells sweet gifts for weddings, holidays, birthdays, and more! 

Promising review: "Why not scrub your enameled cast iron range ware with these pretty and colorful little pot scrubbers? Their flexibility allows you to get into crevices so your fingers can direct pressure. Way better than a nylon-covered sponge. I will buy more. These would probably be a nice part of a gift basket for someone moving into their first apartment." —Annalee Mintz

Get a pack of three from TripleSis Designs on Etsy for $9.99+ (available in two colorways). 

19. Anti-slip silicone glasses sleeves to keep your eyewear where it belongs, ya know, on your face, and NOT slipping and sliding down to the floor and risking getting broken AGAIN.

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Promising review: "I was a little dubious about these, but my daughter's glasses were always falling off her face and to the floor, so if I could spend a couple of bucks to save her expensive glasses, it was worth a shot. In fact, because you get five pairs, I put a set on my glasses, and I'll be darned if they don't work really well. They add a little bit of bulk to your glasses so if you're extremely fashion-conscious, it's not like tape-on-the-bridge nerdy, but it's there. But if you're more concerned about having your glasses feel like they're going to stay put on your head, then you'll like these. They aren't too thick so you don't really notice them on your ears. In fact, because of the soft silicone, they actually result in less of the occasional soreness I would get from my glasses on my ears sometimes." —Domenico Bettinelli

Get a pack of five pairs (10 total) from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three colors).

20. A handy utensil that'll slice, core, and scoop melons. Stop buying it pre-cut! It's more expensive that way and this gadget will make cutting it up so much more simple. You're welcome!

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Promising review: "This gadget is pretty neat; I am pretty happy with my purchase. I love eating watermelon, but hate cutting it into dices. It is so easy to use and completely transformed how we eat watermelon. If you don't own one, try it, you will love it." —Jiajian Xu

Get it from Amazon for $12.37.

21. Magnetic barbecue lights so grilling up all your favorites for dinner doesn't have to feel like a race against the sun going down for the night. Anyone up for a late-night burger?

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Promising review: "Just bought a new grill and needed some decent lighting since most of my meals are done at night. These two lights attach only to the lid of my grill because the side tables aren’t magnetic but the flex necks make the lighting very versatile. The light is bright and illuminates the grill well. The color of the light is good too. I'm very pleased so far. Seems durable. I plan on keeping it in its storage when not in use and hope to get plenty of use out of it." —Ryan Smith

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.04+ (available in four colors).

22. A roll keeper storage solution perfect for holding 16 rolled-up clothing items. It's especially great for T-shirts — like all the ones you've collected from traveling or going to concerts.

BuzzFeed Editor Mal Mower's photo of the roll keeper holding rolled up shirts
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The Roll Keeper is an Etsy shop based in Kelso, Washington that sells closet storage organizers.

Promising review: "I was curious when I first saw this enough that I bought it. Such a GREAT concept! I have little drawer space and have been struggling with storing shirts, and this was a fantastic solution. Loving it!" —rurstadt

Get it from The Roll Keeper on Etsy for $16.99 or Amazon Handmade for $20.99 (available in two colors).

23. A false eyelash applicator that'll make the way-more-difficult-than-it-needs-to-be-task of applying falsies much quicker and easier than just using your fingers.

The applicator
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Promising review: "Very easy to use and affordable. I was able to put on my lashes in no time. I can't believe I use to apply my lashes without this amazing tool. I place my lashes directly in the center and adjust the ends. My lashes go on in one minute less with this tool." —CITY Beauty

Get it from Amazon for $4.98 (available in three colors).

24. A universal cleaning gel perfect for getting rid of dust, hairs, crumbs, and more from things like technology items and your car. It's like playing with slime WHILE cleaning, so it's a win/win.

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Promising review: "I purchased this product to clean those little spaces in my car filled with random crumbs from my husband and dog hair, and it works amazing. Picked up everything and didn’t leave a residue. The lemon scent was faint and didn’t overpower the vehicle while I was cleaning it. But this definitely got in all the little nooks and crannies." —Kimberly

Get it from Amazon for $5.75.

25. A Dash Rapid Egg Cooker that'll make whipping up your favorite eggs so quick and easy, you'll forget about the days you once had to spend standing over the stovetop waiting and waiting and waiting for your eggs to cook.

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It also features an auto-shutoff function! It can boil up to six eggs at a time, poach up to two eggs at a time, or make an omelet! There's a poaching tray, omelet tray, a six-egg holder tray, a measuring cup, a recipe book, and access to a recipe database. All non-electric parts are dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "I don't like watching my pot to find out when the water starts boiling, so I bought this. It delivers perfect eggs by steaming them until the water placed in the device has evaporated. The exact amount of water is added to the cooker before it steams the eggs — there is a measuring line on the plastic cup that comes with the device. Next to each measuring line are the following words: 'hard boiled, soft boiled, poached, etc.' Fill the cup with water to the line for the egg type you want, and then add the water to the device. Then simply puncture each egg with a spike that is attached to the measuring cup, place the eggs in the device with the hole on top (duh). You close it, press the button on front and walk away. When an alarm sounds, it turns off automatically. Your eggs are done. No need to watch water boil. No need for daily cleaning. It's quite small. Love this thing. For the price, what's not to like?" —SunscreenAl

To learn more about this EGGcellent product, check out our write-up of the Dash Rapid Egg Cooker!

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in seven colors).

26. A measurement conversion decal so you can refer to this handy cheat sheet while cooking and baking instead of having to constantly rely on a Google search.

the decals hanging inside of a kitchen cabinet
LatigoLace / Etsy

LatigoLace is a small business that sells these super helpful, aesthetically-pleasing kitchen measurement decals to seriously help simplify the task of figuring out the right conversions.

Promising review: "I am so happy with this purchase! It was one of the things on my list of things to better organize my kitchen! Great quality and just what I had hoped for!" —Ann Riley

Get it from LatigoLace on Etsy for $13+ (available in four sizes, and two colors).

27. A car dip clip that'll allow you to safely dip your nugs and fries in your favorite sauces as you drive.

the double dipper clip holding ketchup and bbq sauce
3DPrintedByBrian / Etsy

3DPrintedByBrian is an Etsy shop based out of Fate, TX that sells a cool mix of 3D-printed goods like personalized Scooby-Doo dog tags, shower wine glass holders, skull-shaped succulent planters, and more!

Promising review: "My husband rolled his eyes at me that I bought it, but I have no regrets! Never again will I spill sauce on myself in the car. Has an even nicer cleaner look than the picture in my opinion." —MaisonElaine98

Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian on Etsy for $5.20+ (available in single or double dipper options, and two colors).

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