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    26 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

    Just a lil' extra something to get you through the day.

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    1. Affix a totally zen sloth poster anywhere you need it to remind yourself to chill the fuck out.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    2. In fact, put those words into action and get a good night's sleep (or nap) with the help of a ridiculously soft body pillow.

    Promising review: "I need a body pillow for my back to be able to get any sort of sleep at night. I've had three back surgeries and I just can't sleep on my back or stomach, so I sleep on my side and use the body pillow between my legs. Now I can't sleep without it. The pillow has also held its shape over time. My wife started stealing it, so I had to buy another one for her." —The Portly Angler

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. Or order a pizza for one like this hungry sloth. This post is just full of wise sloth advice.

    "What are your plans tonight?"

    *makes non-coherent munching noises*

    Get the pin from Pinicool on Etsy for $11.01.

    4. Be queen for a day with this sparkly side-crown headband that's juuust the right amount of extra.

    Jk, you can be as extra as you want. There's no "right amount."

    Get it from Asos for $9.50.

    5. Cushion and elevate your worn-out wrist with a memory foam mousepad — no one likes pain, so this is really a no-brainer purchase.

    Promising review: "I bought this mousepad a year ago and am still happy with my purchase. It stays put, is wide enough to handle scrolling between two monitors without repositioning, and the wrist rest is extremely comfortable. I have one at work that gets 7+ hours of use each weekday and one at home, and they are both still in great shape." —Amanda Hughes

    Get it from Amazon for $6.88.

    6. Give yourself a little mental boost with adorably-illustrated affirmation cards that remind you how fucking awesome you are.

    Get them (a pack of 50) from Amazon for $12.51.

    7. Slip those dry, cracked heels into a pair of luxurious gel socks for smooth tootsies without crazy peeling methods (sorry, still love ya, Baby Foot).

    Promising review: "I have the driest heels in the world and am always trying to soften them up any which way I can. Before I go to sleep I lather my feet with L'Occitane's Shea Butter Foot Cream and then I put the moisturizing gel socks on over them. I wake up with soft, silky feet that are gentle to the touch. And the socks stay on all night even though I'm a squirmy sleeper." —Natalie

    Get a pair from Amazon for $13.39+.

    8. Always keep at least three bottles of wine in your fridge ready to go for maximum happiness.

    You heard it here first, folks.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. Need to stop endlessly scrolling through feeds on your phone? This tree-growing app will do the trick by forcing you to keep the app open — and if you don't, well, you'll kill your virtual tree and that would be extremely sad.

    It's great if there's another task you need to focus on, but it's beneficial just for staying off your phone for a set amount of time. BUT WAIT! The best part is with each virtual tree you plant, you earn credits that you can then exchange in order to plant ~REAL TREES~ across the world through the Trees for the Future organization.

    Promising review: "Been using this app for about a year. I use it mostly in the afternoon when I don't want to focus and feel distracted, aka wasting time on Reddit instead of doing work. I set it for 10 or 15 mins, but I'll often end up working for a lot longer. Or I'll stop after the 10 or 15 min session and take a break before starting another session. It's been especially amazing for working on boring projects. And I can use all that accumulated focus time to plant a real tree somewhere out there! Genius!" —Raheem Sarcar

    Get it from iTunes for $1.99.

    10. Spoil your skin with a healthy glob of sweet-smelling black sugar strawberry scrub to gently exfoliate away dead skin.

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    Promising review: "The black sugar 'seeds' exfoliate the crap (literally) out of your skin and get all the gunk out of your pores, but doesn't dry it out to the point where your forehead is crying “moisturize me” in a hoarse whisper. Plus, the scent of strawberries actually makes my mouth water. It's berry amazing." —Anamaria Glavan

    Get it from Amazon for $8.86.

    Read a full review here!

    11. Scrap every last bit of your expensive beauty products with a flexible spatula before hitting up Sephora again.,

    Promising review: "This little thing paid for itself within a week. It allowed me to extract the very last drop of a fairly expensive foundation. This spatula is long enough to reach the bottom of the bottle, flexible enough to clean every bit off the sides, and the design allowed me to get to the product sticking to the shoulders at the top! The material is quite flexible and with a little pressure can be inserted into the smallest bottle openings. I was able to get just over a week's worth of foundation use after I normally would have thrown it out." —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $5.79.

    12. Give dull, tired skin an instant pick-me-up with a soothing rosewater mist.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.45.

    13. Make your coffee table the classiest and coolest one around with interchangeable gold polaroid-inspired coasters.

    Get a set of four from Asos for $19.

    14. Kick back and relax in a rainbow pool float and let your worries ~drift away~.

    It also comes with a drink holder because ya gotta stay hydrated.

    Get one from Amazon for $7.89.

    15. Take the crown for hosting the best summer parties with a giant beverage dispenser with ice and garnish compartments, an inner chill compartment, cup stacker, and name tag.

    It really packs a ~punch~.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88.

    16. Serve sparkly eye looks every day with a set of buildable glittery loose powders.,

    Just make sure to buy glitter primer so they stay on all day!

    Promising review: "I am in love with these glitters! I use a flat synthetic brush to apply the glitter glue/primer on my eyelid or lips and then use the same brush to dip into the glitter and apply it to the desired areas. I have used every color and they are all amazing! You can use them on their own or over eyeshadow. The possibilities are endless. You get an insane amount of product in each color and all for a great price." —Tak

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.09.

    17. Stop spending all your money on brunch and avocado toast like a typical, irresponsible millennial and just make your own with a three-in-one avocado tool!!!

    This way, you'll totally be able to afford a house in no time!!!!

    (If you can't detect the rampant sarcasm, please exit from my life.)

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    18. Don't skip over your lips when it comes to SPF and make sure your pout is properly protected with a therapeutic mint and shea butter balm.

    Promising review: "I applied this for the first time last night before bed. When I woke up, my lips felt soothed and moist. I applied again after breakfast this morning and checked my lips after lunch — the cracked skin is completely gone. No more pain to the touch, it's unreal." —California Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in four flavors).

    19. Keep cool in a swingy floral maxi dress that's been blessed with roomy pockets.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes S-XL and seven colors).

    20. Give your cheeks a deserving massage as you load them up on moisture for the slumber ahead.

    Promising review: "This is excellently designed, with 5 metal massage beads built right in and a locking mechanism to prevent too much product being used. I think for what you get it's so reasonably priced that actually it's a steal. The formula is super lightweight with a slight citrusy scent and it absorbs into the skin nicely, leaving skin feeling soft." —Ashley Autumn

    Get it from e.l.f. for $14.

    21. Stuff your purse with a crap ton (50 to be exact) of Sriracha packets because you never know when you'll need one, obvs.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.

    22. Toss in a refreshing toilet tablet that not only covers up your poopy stench but lasts up to two to three flushes to cover up your roommate's as well!

    It's fine. We all poop. Embrace it and then hide that shit, literally.

    Get a pack of eight from Forever 21 for $10 or a pack of three from Urban Outfitters for $5.

    23. Strut around in a pair of Fenty-like slides that are a cool $75 cheaper than the original pair.

    You smart shopper, you.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $19.90 (available in sizes 6-10 and three colors).

    And if you can't compromise the satin part, try these out ($28).

    24. Lighten up acne scarring and hyperpigmentation without breaking the bank using a microneedling tool.

    Pro tip: use this with some rosehip oil or a serum with hyaluronic acid to reduce wrinkles and add firmness. And clean the tool with hydrogen peroxide to sterilize it after each use.

    Promising review: "I've had two professional microneedling treatments and the esthetician recommended I use a roller at home once a week. It's less intense than a microneedling session but it seems to have the same effects and my acne scarring has definitely lessened. I'd recommend using this at night before bed because your skin will be red for a while afterwards." —Amazon Customer

    25. If life's getting you down, read a picture book filled with the absolute cutest* babies and doggos.

    *Note: I'm not a professional babies and dogs book reviewer, but I'd like to think my opinions are highly sought after.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.74.

    26. Lounge around in a Snorlax tee that won't judge you for cancelling plans'd just rather not.

    Get it from Think Geek for $19.99 (available in sizes S-2XL).

    Forever mood:

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

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