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    Mar. 26, 2020

    27 Nice Things Under $20, Because You Deserve Life's Little Pleasures

    Go ahead. Give yourself a much-needed gift.

    1. A pretty peach mug that'll remind you how great you are every time you take a sip of your beverage — because the best kind of caffeine is the kind that compliments you 🥰. It has a large handle and a wide bowl, so you can have ALL the coffee.

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    Get it on Indigo for $14.

    2. A set of oh-so chic rose gold reusable straws that'll cut down on environmental waste and upgrade the look of your drink. It'll make your next cold brew or green juice totally 'gram worthy.

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    It also comes with a handy brush for cleaning!

    Get a four-pack on Indigo for $16 (available in two styles).

    3. A book that teaches calligraphy, since you might as well learn a new skill that's both functional and super pleasing. Surprise your friends and family with some handwritten letters, because who doesn't love getting a fun surprise in the mail?

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    Get it on Indigo for $15.95.

    4. An art print that's a gentle reminder about what's actually important in life when you're feeling a lil' overwhelmed with the world. Call your mom while you're at it too, OK?

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    Pick up a cute frame to go with it here.

    Get it on Indigo for $20.

    5. A book sleeve that'll protect all your precious books from getting scuffed up, torn, or scratched in your purse or backpack. One reviewer says that the sleeve can hold up to three books, so you can carry a few of your favourites with you at all times.

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    Get it on Indigo for $18.99.

    6. A candle that'll make you want to rock out to some classics (calling all Radiohead fans!) as your space fills with the smell of leather and oak moss. The fun ceramic holder will brighten up your desk or coffee table, and can be used as decor even when the candle is finished.

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    This candle has a burn time of approximately 32 hours.

    Get it on Indigo for $19.50 (available in three scents).

    7. A Morphe palette with nine beyond creamy, super-blendable shades that'll add a pretty pop of colour to your eyes. There are five mattes and four shimmering shades that look great on their own, or layered on each other for an extra bit of oomph.

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    Get it on Sephora Canada for $16.

    8. A holographic face and cheek palette that'll give you a glow that can be seen from space. Just pop the matte blush anywhere on your face and top it with a shimmery highlight for the ultimate dramatic ~lewk.~

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    Get it on Sephora Canada for $8.

    9. And a makeup setting spray that'll keep that look in place all day. This little mist has aloe vera and green lentil extract, which keeps your face shine-free. Say goodbye to your eyeliner smearing halfway across your face by 3 p.m.

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    Get it on Sephora Canada for $18.

    10. A caffeine solution that'll get rid of dark under-eye circles and puffiness if you had a rager (or a good cry!) the night before. This vegan serum works on all skin types, and has no parabens or sulphates, so you can feel good about what you're putting on the sensitive eye area.

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    Get it on Sephora Canada for $6.70.

    11. A variety pack of scrunchies, because if you don't have a hair tie on your wrist, at your desk, in your purse, and on your kitchen counter, what are you even doing?! This pretty collection has satin, velvet, and metallic scrunchies, so you'll always have something to match your look.

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    Get a ten-pack on Urban Outfitters for $14 (available in two styles).

    12. A pair of heart earrings that'll add a little bit of glam to your everyday look. One reviewer says they're elegant, but fun, and look much more expensive than they actually are.

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    Get it on Urban Outfitters for $14 (available in two styles).

    13. A reusable tote bag that's perfect for running errands or doing groceries. It can hold up to 30 pounds, and it folds up into a neat little square, so it's easy to toss into your purse or backpack for when you need some extra storage.

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    It's made of washable nylon and 40% recycled materials, too!

    Get it on Urban Outfitters for $14 (available in six colours).

    14. A tea stick that's just so, so pretty to look at. This aesthetically pleasing little wand will brew a perfect cup every time, and add a little luxe to your day.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $15.

    15. A set of gold bobby pins that'll tame your fly-away wispies, and will look fab on every hair colour and type. The little ivory bits at the top prevent the pins from hurting your scalp, and look super cute while doing so.

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    Get a 24-pack on Anthropologie for $7.

    16. A scalp massager that stimulates your scalp, encourages your hair to grow, and feels like a relaxing treat. Lather up your favourite shampoo, conditioner, or serum and gently work the massager in small circles for a little spa-like moment at home.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $16.

    17. A monogram journal that'll delight any stationery lover. Treat yourself to this pretty item and write down everything you're grateful for at the moment.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $18.

    18. A lipstick that actually gives you a customized pink glimmer to perfectly complement your skin. The formula responds to your skin's pH levels (with magic, I assume) to give you your very own sparkly shade.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $16.

    19. A CBD bath bomb that'll totally relax you after a long-ass day. The formula has tons of antioxidants, as well as vitamins A, C, and E, so having a good, long soak is just what you need if you're feeling down.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $15.

    20. Or some rainbow bath dust if you're feeling a little more whimsical during your ~me~ time. This coconut-scented product will turn your tub into a pretty swirl in every colour of the rainbow for funsies.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $18.

    21. Or a rainbow necklace that'll bring a sunny touch to any outfit, and show off your pride. You can also flip it the other way around and wear it as a geometrical accent if you need something a bit more subdued.

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    Get it on Modcloth for $14.99.

    22. A pair of socks that'll make you smile, because llamas truly have the sweetest, silliest faces. These quirky little friends will keep your feet nice and cozy and add some love to your work-from-home look.

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    Get it on Modcloth for $9.

    23. A pair of dangly bee earrings that are sure to create a buzz. These threader bumblebees add a sweet touch to your lobes, and work for both casual and formal outfits.

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    Get it on Modcloth for $12.

    24. A creamy champagne mustard that'll add some serious punch to your next charcuterie board. It isn't too spicy, so it's perfect for those who want a bright pop of flavour, but without the heat.

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    Get it at The Bay for $7.99.

    25. A sweet little faux fox planter for if you love plants, but cannot keep them alive. This sleepy little guy adds a touch of whimsy to any room, and he won't die because you forgot to water him!

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    Get it at The Bay for $9.98.

    26. Or a ceramic planter that's both a cool statement piece, and a fun home for your new succulent or fern. If you don't have a green thumb, you can use it to hold office supplies — or fill it with candy!

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    Get it at The Bay for $19.99.

    27. And some sparkly string lights that'll brighten up any space. They can be used indoors and outdoors, so it'll be perfect for your office, room, or your patio.

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    Get it at The Bay for $19.99.

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