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    17 Genius Products Under $15 That Our Readers Actually Swear By

    Cheap and worth it.

    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.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the best inexpensive products they've ever bought. Here are their favourite products under $15:

    1. An alcohol-free toner made with witch hazel, rose petal water, and vitamin E that will help tame your skin's redness and breakouts.

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    "I use it every day and it has helped my skin so much! I have combination and sensitive skin and it's so nice to have a more natural product that doesn't irritate my skin or make me break out. There are other formulas in the line too like cucumber, aloe vera, and original. I highly recommended it!" —lizzkd

    Read BuzzFeed's full review of Thayer's Facial Toner for all the details!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.97.

    2. A Scotch tape handband that takes regular tape and makes it even more convenient — you'll never have to search for it under a pile of wrapping paper.

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    "It was just a few dollars and is easily one of the best purchases I have ever made. You wear it like a hair tie on your wrist and it makes wrapping gifts, crafting, doing homework, whatever you need it for, sooooo much easier! I love that thing!!" —distance77

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.02.

    3. A stainless steel tongue scraper so you can stick your tongue out and wave goodbye to bad breath.

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    "Oh my god I need everyone to know this tongue scraper is LIFE CHANGING! The past few months I’ve noticed a weird white/grayish look to my tongue and have had bad breath which I’ve tried everything to control. Literally the first time I used it, I could see such a major difference. Not to be too gross but like holy hell I could visibly witness all the gunk being removed from my tongue." – Kayla Spencer, Facebook

    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    4. A magical brown sugar bear, so you never discover that your bag of brown sugar somehow transformed into an impenetrable rock.

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    One of these bears can also rescue a bag of hardened sugar, if you need! Just wet it a little, dry it a little, then place it in a sealed bag with the brown sugar overnight.

    "Buy yourself a brown sugar bear. I live in a dry climate and my brown sugar is always soft." —jessicac403305152

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.82.

    5. These pimple patches that you can apply at night to help cut the time you have to deal with acne in half, because they suck out all the gunk embedded in your skin overnight.

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    They are hypoallergenic and transparent on skin.

    "Cosrx patches!" —g42c2a3f22

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of these pimple patches to see all the gross but satisfying pics!

    Get three packs of 24 patches each on Amazon Canada for $14.30.

    6. A silicone clip-on strainer which will make it super easy to drain your cooked pasta when it reaches that perfect al dente.

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    "This is the best. Guess what’s going in everyone’s stocking this year!!" —heidih5

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99. (We know it's 99 cents more, but we got 99 problems, but overcooked pasta ain't one!)

    7. The Invisibobble, a coiled hair tie that was engineered to gently but firmly hold your hair back for hours *without* leaving that frustrating dent that only comes out when you wash or straighten it.

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    "The Invisibobble is AMAZING, I bought a pack on a whim two years ago and holy cow, I have thin terrible hair and it doesn’t leave a dent AT ALL! It also rarely tangles in my hair either which is a good thing too." —caitlinl4a93154a5,

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $7.79. Also available in brown.

    8. A flexible garlic roller that can peel multiple cloves of garlic, in like, thirty seconds or less.

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    "A garlic roller! A friend gave this to me as a wedding present. I kind of laughed at it at first, but I use this thing EVERY FREAKIN DAY. It is so easy to use, to wash, and though it lasts a really long time, I have no qualms about shelling out a few bucks to replace it when it’s worn out. It’s been five years since the wedding and we’re only on our third roller!" —quinceyf

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.49.

    9. A small dry erase board perfect for anyone who likes to jot down temporary to-dos and notes.

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    It's also magnetic!

    "I constantly think of ideas such as grocery items, TV shows I don't want to miss, book recommendations, etc., but I like to erase the ones I don't need anymore. It's super convenient."


    Get a magnetic dry erase board (that includes one marker) on Amazon Canada for $13.55.

    10. A one-step press-on manicure pack that can actually last for an entire week without damaging your nails even a little bit.

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    "The imPRESS Manicure Press-On nails have been the best purchase! I bite my nails and never can keep them looking good for long even when I pay for gel manicures. These nails last about a week so they are great if you have a vacation, one-day event or just wanna have a cute set of nails. They are SOOO easy to use and apply and don't damage nails because there is no nail glue, just a gel adhesive. I get compliments from people so I know they look legit." —biancanoelle

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.99. Available in other colours and patterns.

    11. A pack of stainless steel straws so you can keep a few at home and a few in your car — then turn down any plastic straw that comes your way.

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    "Stainless steal straws!!!" —amandat488bd8819

    Get this set of eight straws and two cleaning brushes on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    12. A non-traditional silverware organizer because it takes up half the space of other organizers (but still fits the same amount of silverware!), so you can use the rest of the drawer to store so much more.

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    "I have and LOVE this silverware organizer. Saves so much drawer space!" —aloysiusc

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.45.

    13. A tube of skin-repairing hand lotion to smooth even the driest skin, or even help relieve your eczema.

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    It's non-greasy and fast-absorbing.

    "The best thing I’ve ever bought was Eucerin. It helps with all my skin problems. All other lotions have never worked for me before. Finding Eucerin was a life saver for me. I highly recommend this for people with awful eczema or skin issues."rochellem13

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.39. Also available in a body lotion and foot cream.

    14. A bestselling dry shampoo spray because no one wants to wash their hair THAT often and 👏 IT 👏 JUST 👏 WORKS.

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    It's vegan-friendly and works hard so you don't have to by absorbing dirt and grease.

    "Batiste dry shampoo!" —jkm0919

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.76 (available in multiple scents, plus specific formulas made for blondes and brunettes).

    15. A simple magnet that'll put a stop to any confusion the members of your household have about whether they need to be loading or unloading the dishwasher.

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    "I can't believe I didn't buy this earlier. It's so simple, but SO SMART!"– Casey McKenna, Facebook

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.39.

    16. A detangling hair brush with special flexible bristles for smoothing your post-shower hair while minimizing any breakage or damage.

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    "This brush is the best thing I've ever bought. This thing is ridiculously useful!" —Freegirl28

    "I was going to say the same thing! The wet brush is in the top three best things that have ever happened to my hair." —crystal6000

    Get the purple brush from Amazon Canada for $12.96. Available in several other colours.

    17. And finally, these bestselling hanging strips that will help you achieve that gallery wall aesthetic *without* having to use a hammer or nails.

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    And when you are ready to take down or move your pictures, they come off easily and won't leave any wall damage, cracked plaster, holes, or sticky residue.

    Get a pack of 14 from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    Saving money AND solving the little annoying things in your life like:

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