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    26 Products That’ll Save You Money In The Long Run

    "Thank you." — your wallet.

    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.

    1. A Roku player that’ll make your TV a little smarter without actually having to shell out hundreds of bucks on a smart TV. You’ll instantly be able use streaming services like Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, and dozens of other apps, like Spotify.

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    Just plug it into your TV’s HDMI port, plug it into the wall, and then connect to your internet.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.98.

    2. A cleanser that'll get rid of the most stuck-on foods in your pots and pans, so you won’t have to throw them out. You can use it on pretty much any surface in your kitchen or bathroom, and even on outdoor messes like rust stains on concrete.

    A pan with burnt on bits then that pan with the cleaner in it then a totally clean plan
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    Reviewers say this is their go-to product when nothing else works and that it'll clean pretty much anything in their home.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.15.

    3. A grandma-approved stain-remover that'll save your clothes from pasta sauce, because you spent good money on that white shirt. Reviewers say it also gets out tough stains like ink, grass, and even red wine.

    A bottle of the product stands upright on a bed
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.19.

    4. An herb keeper that'll keep your parsley from going off, so you can actually use it in more than one dish. Put your herbs in the basket, add some water to the container, and store it upright. It'll keep everything hydrated and fresh!

    A bunch of herbs in a slotted container
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.59+ (available in two sizes and multipacks).

    5. A trio of reusable beeswax wraps that'll replace your need to buy clingfilm every few months. Warm them up in your hands and then use them to cover bowls, containers, or pieces of food.

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    When they’re in need of a wash, just wipe them down with warm water.

    "It works just like the alternative but is washable, reusable, and compostable. It's also a lot thicker, so it can hold more watery foods, like tofu, without any leakage. This set comes with three sizes, the smaller ones are great for fruits and veggies, and covering bowls, and the larger one is awesome for loaves of bread." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Bee's Wrap Assorted here (it's #11 on the list!).

    Get a three-pack of wraps from Amazon Canada for $28.99 (available in three prints).

    6. Or a duo of reusable bowl covers that'll make your leftover stir fry look cute. It has a smaller cover and a bigger cover for all of your storage needs and is a great alternative to buying aluminum foil.

    Two bowl covers over a bowl
    Simons

    Get a set of two from Simons for $20.

    7. A bidet attachment that’ll make your downstairs area squeaky clean after you’ve, ahem, done your business. Reviewers say that it seriously cuts down on toilet paper spending and that it only takes about ten minutes to install.

    A bidet attachment on a toilet
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    It doesn't require any changes to your plumbing. It has two nozzles with adjustable pressures.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $71.35.

    8. A dozen reusable sandwich and snack bags that'll make you ditch those single-use (and kind of expensive!) plastics bags once and for all. They're leakproof, can be used in the fridge and freezer, and will keep your food tasting fresh and crisp.

    Greens inside a plastic bag being held by a person
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    Get a set of 12 from Amazon Canada for $18.

    9. A spiralizer that'll help you make zoodles at home, so you don't have to buy the pricey ones from the grocery store. It has five different blades you can swap between depending on how thick or thin you want your veggies to be cut into.

    A spiralizing machine makes zucchini noodles
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    You could also use this with a cucumber or carrot to create pretty garnishes or fun shapes for your salad.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.49.

    10. A knife sharpener, because having a dull blade can actually be dangerous when you're chopping and slicing. If you keep your knives in tip-top condition you'll never need to buy new ones!

    A knife sharpener and a knife are on a cutting board surrounded by produce
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.88.

    11. A wine aerator that'll make even the cheapest of red wines taste delicious, so you don't have to shell out money on fancy bottles. Just put the device on top of an open bottle of wine and as you pour it into a glass, the aerator gives it a kick of oxygen that smoothes out any harsh notes.

    Red wine is poured into a glass using an aerator
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.45.

    12. A champagne cork that'll prevent your bubbly from losing its fizz once you've popped the bottle. When you're ready for another glass it'll still be sparkly and delightful, so you don't have to drink flat champagne or toss it down the drain.

    A champagne cork over a bottle
    Simons

    Get it from Simons for $6.

    13. A setting spray that'll help keep your makeup from budging throughout the day, because makeup is expensive and deserves to be appreciated. It's made with rosemary, mint, and rose oil that'll make feel like you're having a little spa moment every time you spritz it.

    Full sizes of the product lying on a table and a mini bottle
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    Reviewers say it also helps to tone and tighten their skin and that it even helps with rosacea. They love how calming and cooling it is on their face as well as the luxurious smell.

    Get it from Sephora or $59 (full size) or $22 (mini size).

    14. A skin-vacuuming tool that'll help you remove gunk from your own pores instead of going out to get a facial every few months. It has four probes and three modes that'll suck up blackheads, whiteheads, excess oil, and help to exfoliate dead skin cells.

    Two face vacuuming tools
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    It's also gentle enough to use on sensitive skin!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    15. A cutting and resealing tool that'll help you keep your food as fresh as possible. It uses micro heating technology to instantly reach the sealing temperature, so all you have to do slowly run the device over an open bag.

    A person uses a sealing device on a bag of nuts
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    It comes with batteries included!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.99 (available in two colours).

    16. A fabric defuzzer that'll make your clothes look as good as new, so you don't have to toss them if they get a little fuzzy. Just plug it into a USB charger and it'll get rid of pills, lint and fluff from your sweaters, jackets, sheets, cushions, and more!

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    It also comes with a little drawstring baggie, so it's easy to take with you if you're travelling.

    Check out Buzzfeed writer Kaysey Davis’s full review of the AW Union Fabric Shaver (it's #1 on the list!).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    17. A little car gadget that’ll charge your phone and simultaneously create a Bluetooth connection for the stereo via an FM transmitter. It’ll save you from shelling out big bucks on an upgraded sound system, and reviewers say it's a breeze to get it up and going.

    A gadget plugged into a cigarette lighter with a charger
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    18. Some Mr. Clean Magic Erasers that'll erase the toughest of stains on all your surfaces, so you don't have to sand and repaint. Just wet the sponge, start scrubbing at the dirty spot that's bothering you, and watch as it disappears before your eyes.

    A hand holds the sponge showing a clean streak through a patch of dirt on the wall
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    I use these to clean my tub and I truly don’t know what I would do without them. They’re also great for cleaning stains off of light-coloured sneakers!

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $2.97.

    19. A jewelry cleaner that'll have all your gems and precious metals looking fresh and sparkly again. It uses ultrasonic energy waves to attack and remove stubborn blemishes that'll make your rings, necklaces, bracelets and even glasses look like they've just been professionally cleaned without the professional price tag.

    Jewellery in a cleaning machine
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    Reviewers say that adding a drop of dish soap makes your jewels look even shinier.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $40.99.

    20. A dozen reusable silicone muffin liners that you can use over and over again, unlike paper liners. They also won't stick to your yummy baked goods!

    A set of silicone muffin liners with muffins on a baking rack
    Simons

    Get a pack of 12 from Simons for $12.50.

    21. A duo of beauty spatulas that'll make sure you get every last drop of makeup or lotion from the bottle before you toss it. You spent your hard-earned money on that nice foundation, so don't let the last bits in the container go to waste!

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    "I figure after using these spatulas for a few months, I've probably saved more than a few loonies and toonies on makeup and skincare. Plus, it's super satisfying to see how much product comes out. I knew there was more in there!" —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the S&T Beauty Spatulas (#1 on the list).

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.16.

    22. A pack of reusable makeup-erasing cloths that'll get even the most stubborn mascara off. You don't need to buy makeup remover for these to work — just run them under warm water and start cleansing your face. They also help get rid of dirt and oil that’s snuck its way into your pores.

    A person holds a makeup erasing cloth
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    When they start to get a bit grimy, just throw them in the wash!

    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    23. A set of silicone dish scrubbers that’ll make you want to get rid of your old sponges, since those can be a breeding ground for bacteria and weird smells. Just lather it up like you would with a regular sponge and it'll help you clean up your dishes in no time — and it'll last for way longer than a traditional sponge!

    A hand uses a silcone scrubber to get dirt off of a plate
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    Get a set of five from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    24. A pack of drain cleaning and deodorizing sticks that'll help get rid of debris build-up and the awful smells that can result from it. Just pop one into your drain and it'll get rid of organic matter that sticks to the inside of your pipes, so you don't have to call the plumber when things start backing up.

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    It's safe to use on all pipes and septic systems, and reviewers say that it even dissolves hair and makes a noticeable difference within a day.

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    25. A reusable menstrual cup that can be worn for up to 12 hours and will last for about 15 years, which makes it friendlier for the environment and more wallet-friendly than disposable pads and tampons. Reviewers say it's surprisingly comfortable, doesn't leak, and that your vagina will thank you for using it.

    A person holds a menstrual cup up to their face
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.95 (available in two sizes).

    26. And lastly, a shoe-protecting spray that'll save your sneakers from environmental damage. Give your favourite kicks a good spray of this the next time you clean them and it'll keep the material safe from fading in the sun.

    A person sprays product onto their she
    Amazon Canada / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99+ (available in two sizes).

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