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27 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

Love thyself...and thy bank account.

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1. On days when you just *can't* with cooking dinner, make things as easy as possible with a microwave ramen cooker for warm noods in three minutes.

Even boiling water is a struggle, okay?

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 or $14.99 for two.

2. Skip the superfluous numbers and only use royal-approved birthday candles.

But really, queen for a year/forever.Get them from Asos for $5.50 or American Eagle for $7.50.
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But really, queen for a year/forever.

Get them from Asos for $5.50 or American Eagle for $7.50.

3. Slip on a pair of warm, velvety leggings to supplement your wardrobe until spring weather hits.

Perpetually cold but always stylish, and that's just how I roll.Get a pair from Amazon for $10.99 / available in six colors and fits sizes S/M.
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Perpetually cold but always stylish, and that's just how I roll.

Get a pair from Amazon for $10.99 / available in six colors and fits sizes S/M.

4. Delve into an electrifying book about ladies who've proved that going above and beyond is just a normal day in the life.

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." —Laurel Thatcher UlrichGet it from Amazon for $12.46 (hardcover) or $9.99 (Kindle).
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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." —Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Get it from Amazon for $12.46 (hardcover) or $9.99 (Kindle).

5. Outfit yourself with a self-empowering sweatshirt or tee that lets all onlookers know WHAT'S UP.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQaUmRalzZp/
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Don't make me prove it. Cause I will.

Get the sweatshirt from H&M for $9.99 (sizes XS-XL) and the T-shirt from H&M for $7.99 (sizes XS-XL).

6. Clip on a three-in-one lens (super wide, fish-eye, and macro) to your phone for unique pictures that take on a new perspective.

Great for up-close and especially ~boop-able~ pet photos, for example.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

7. Or snap up a pretty disposable camera to make some memories the old-fashioned (and less-posed) way.

Because it's tiring to take the same shot a billion times to get it *just right*. And bonus: You'll be forced to print them out instead of leaving them to wander in no-man's-iPhone-land.

Get a printed one from Urban Outfitters for $16 or a pack of two regular cameras from Amazon for $14.95.

8. Pop open that bottle of wine or champagne without worrying about finishing it with these reusable resealing caps.

Or you totally can finish it, but either way, you have no pressure/no worries/the world is your oyster! Get a pair from Amazon for $7.35.
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Or you totally can finish it, but either way, you have no pressure/no worries/the world is your oyster!

Get a pair from Amazon for $7.35.

9. Speaking of champagne and no worries, pour it up in stemless flutes with ~handy~ indents.

They're made out of plastic rather than glass (unbreakable!), and they can be hand-washed and reused.Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.95.
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They're made out of plastic rather than glass (unbreakable!), and they can be hand-washed and reused.

Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.95.

10. Or put some arm into it and shimmy together a cocktail with this insanely adorable whale-shaped shaker.

For a whale of a good time, obviously.Get it from Modcloth for $14.99.
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For a whale of a good time, obviously.

Get it from Modcloth for $14.99.

11. For a non-alcoholic option, opt for some soothing honey lavender tea for relaxation without the caffeine crash.

So you won't be barking up the wrong tea.Get a box of 16 tea bags from Amazon for $2.99.
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So you won't be barking up the wrong tea.

Get a box of 16 tea bags from Amazon for $2.99.

12. And keep your mug company with itty-bitty snails that will diligently hold your tea bags in place.

Take a page from a snail's book and slooowww things down.Get a set of five from Amazon for $1.
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Take a page from a snail's book and slooowww things down.

Get a set of five from Amazon for $1.

13. Ready yourself for ~summer beach fun~ with a darling retro-inspired bikini set.

You'll be the belle of the beach.Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ / sizes S–XXL.
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You'll be the belle of the beach.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ / sizes S–XXL.

14. Take some time to journal or free-write with pencils that borrow inspiration from one particularly badass, high-road-taking lady.

"I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but some day, someone will, and hopefully sooner than we might think right now. And to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams." —Hillz 😭💪💃Get a set of six from Feminist Pencils on Etsy for $12.
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"I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but some day, someone will, and hopefully sooner than we might think right now. And to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams." —Hillz 😭💪💃

Get a set of six from Feminist Pencils on Etsy for $12.

15. Let your lips ~blossom~ and shine with peach-scented lip gloss that contains actual flower petals inside.

Bookmark under "beauty products that are almost too pretty to be real."Get it from Forever 21 for $5.90.
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Bookmark under "beauty products that are almost too pretty to be real."

Get it from Forever 21 for $5.90.

16. Whip up an appropriately sized meal with a miniature Crock-Pot so you're not left with the annoying ordeal of eating the same leftovers for a week.

At one point, my taste buds became immune to pasta Bolognese. Get a 2-quart pot on Amazon for $7.69.
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At one point, my taste buds became immune to pasta Bolognese.

Get a 2-quart pot on Amazon for $7.69.

17. Get your old dogs smooth and sandal-ready with a hefty jar of foot cream.

Cracked heels? *shifty eyes* Nope, never heard of them.Get it from Amazon for $8.30.
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Cracked heels? *shifty eyes* Nope, never heard of them.

Get it from Amazon for $8.30.

18. Delightful and extremely hardworking succulent planters that will leave you grinning from corgi nose to corgi butt.

To-do list: cute-ify all plants.

Get the corgi planter on Amazon for $10.99 and the whale planter on Amazon for $9.99 / available in seven designs.

19. Take a long shower/bath and scrub your dull skin into oblivion with a ribbety-cute sponge.

Get it from Forever 21 for $2.90.
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Get it from Forever 21 for $2.90.

20. Slide on a bunny-sized portion of citrus perfume so you don't have to shower.

Okay, just kidding, you should shower. But when you want a lil' olfactory pick-me-up or have a hot date, this will do the trick.Get it from Amazon for $6.91 or Urban Outfitters for $12 / available in four scents.
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Okay, just kidding, you should shower. But when you want a lil' olfactory pick-me-up or have a hot date, this will do the trick.

Get it from Amazon for $6.91 or Urban Outfitters for $12 / available in four scents.

21. Wear a set of jammies that sees you for the special girl you truly are.

My mom and H&M tell me this, so it must be true. ✨Get the long-sleeved tee & shorts combo from H&M for $14.99 / sizes XS–L.
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My mom and H&M tell me this, so it must be true. ✨

Get the long-sleeved tee & shorts combo from H&M for $14.99 / sizes XS–L.

22. Keep your paws toasty anywhere you go with a precious bb mitten-shaped hand warmer.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $19.95.
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $19.95.

23. Block off your schedule for some ~sexy time~ with a quiet, waterproof vibrator. 😏

Solo sexy time! Shower sexy time! Friday-night-Tinder-date sexy time! The possibilities are endless.Get it from Amazon for $13.97.
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Solo sexy time! Shower sexy time! Friday-night-Tinder-date sexy time! The possibilities are endless.

Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

24. Sign up for a GlossyBox subscription and gift yourself every month with five beauty products curated from cult and indie brands alike.

Because browsing the overwhelming selection at Sephora can sometimes be headache-inducing. 😲

Monthly, three-month, six-month, and 12-month plans are available starting from $17.50 per box.

25. Become an IRL unicorn by swiping on rainbow highlighter that is...too...pretty...for...words.

*stares at that swatch for eternity and post-death*

Get it from Pashmac Co. on Etsy for $17+.

Wet n Wild sells a cheaper rainbow highlighter for $5.99.

26. Pop these plush booties into the microwave to warm up and then ease your tired feet into lavender-scented comfort.

They can also be used as cold packs after a stint in the freezer for two to three hours. #versatileGet them from Amazon for $23.57 / fits shoe sizes 5–10.
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They can also be used as cold packs after a stint in the freezer for two to three hours. #versatile

Get them from Amazon for $23.57 / fits shoe sizes 5–10.

27. And always carry a hand-stitched bottle of happy sauce that definitely contains real magic, no arguments.

Counteracting sad sauce since forever.

Get it from Hibou Designs on Etsy for $22.

Even superheroes realize the need for some good ol' pampering.

Damn right, Batman.
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Damn right, Batman.

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