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    51 Ingenious Products That'll Save You A Lot Of Money

    Whether you're addicted to ordering in, Ubering everywhere, or impulse buys, these products will help you rein in wasteful spending.

    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. If you're personally responsible for Swiggy and Zomato's profits because cooking is too difficult, this multipurpose Prestige electric cooker - ₹1,788 can help make rice, daal, vegetables, stew, soup, idlis, and more at the click of a button!

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    Just pop the ingredients in and go shower, watch Netflix, etc. and your food will be ready without you having to monitor it like a hawk!

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    2. Forget expensive spa facials, and get this charcoal peel-off mask - ₹250 that has nearly 6000 ratings and will get the most stubborn gunk and blackheads out of your pores.

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    3. If you want to feel awesome and empowered rather than sad or deprived about being frugal and thrifty, read The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko— an inspiring and useful personal finance book.

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    Unlike the glamorous, consumerist image of the millionaire depicted in media, the majority of high net worth individuals tend to be self-made, have regular jobs and live modest lives. This practical and engaging book explores how these people accumulate and grow their wealth, and offers key lessons in personal finance.

    Price: ₹757

    4. This bestselling Milton 1-litre flask - ₹688 (with 12,000+ reviews) keeps beverages hot or cold for up to 24 hours, so you have no excuses to impulse-buy caffeine!

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    5. Use this lightweight Bajaj dry iron - ₹649 with 10,000+ reviews to take over your own ironing instead of outsourcing it.

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    Pair it with an iron board, or even consider a steam iron if you require it.

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    6. Use this Philips hairdryer - ₹725 with 2000+ ratings to style your hair at home and skip unnecessary salon visits.

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    7. These transparent Cello containers- ₹599 (Set of 18) with 8000+ reviews will help you keep track of what you have and what you need to stock up on, to avoid unnecessary purchases.

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    8. Ditch the recurring expense of pads and tampons and switch to the Sirona menstrual cup - ₹299, reusable for as long as 15 years!

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    Available in small, medium, and large.

    (Watch our video on sustainable period products here.)

    9. If cooking before work is a hassle, keep a spread you love handy, like Sundrop Peanut Butter - ₹285 or the savoury Dr. Oetker cucumber and carrot sandwich spread - ₹75. Spread on bread or roti for a quick, packable meal so you don't eat out.

    10. If you run through soaps and detergents quickly, this transparent and refillable SpiderJuice foam dispenser - ₹249 will help you reduce soap consumption by up to 75% and water consumption by up to 45%.

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    11. If you keep opening snack packets like chips, saving some for later, and then wasting them because they've lost crispiness or gone stale, get the IKEA BEVARA sealing clips (pack of 30) - ₹248

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    These plastic-sealing clips are freezer safe and dishwasher safe and will keep your food fresh.

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    12. Stock up on unscented liquid castile soap, which you can use as a face wash, body wash, hand wash, shampoo, detergent, pet wash, fruit and veggie wash, all-purpose house cleaner, and more - ₹439

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    Vedi Liquid Castile Soap is 100% natural and 100% vegan, free of SLS, parabens, detergents, and other chemicals, non-GMO and bio-degradable. It's made in India using a recipe from Castile (in Spain) with organic ingredients like cold-pressed oils.

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    13. If cutting vegetables is too time-consuming, get the Prestige veggie cutter - ₹432.

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    I use this product myself and it reduces cutting time to SECONDS. Get it here.

    14. IKEA PRUTA food containers (set of 17) - ₹692 is a great set of basic food containers to store meal prep and leftovers and reheat later, preventing food waste.

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    Being transparent, it makes it easy to find what you're looking for. Can be stacked to save space in the fridge and freezer.

    Includes: 4 containers (9x9x4cm, 150ml), 3 containers (12x8x4cm, 150ml), 2 containers (12x12x4cm, 300ml), 2 containers (12x12x14cm, 1l), 2 containers (14x14x6cm, 600ml), 2 containers (14x14x16cm, 1,6l) and 2 containers (23x16x8cm, 1,8l). Not spill-proof and may leak if you try to travel with liquid contents.

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    15. Start meal-prepping and taking food to work. Invest in a trusty Signoraware tiffin dabba set - ₹418. It's healthier for you too!

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    Includes 3 containers and a tumbler, all air-tight and spill-proof. Microwave and dishwasher safe.

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    16. If you keep having to discard liquids before they're finished, get every last drop with these Furn Aspire bottle kickstands- ₹299 (Set of 6)

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    Excellent for bottles of condiments, syrup, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, dishwashing liquid, etc.

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    17. If your furniture is sturdy but looking old, refresh it with FolkArt chalk paint - ₹725.

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    40 colours available! Get it here.

    18. Swap expensive aluminium foils and plastic wraps for these oh-so-pretty, reusable Urban Creative beeswax wraps - ₹499 (Set of 3).

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    The wraps are washable, made of organic materials, and can be reused as many as 100 times. The set of 3 consists of the following sizes Small - 8x8 inches, Medium - 8x11 inches, Large- 11x14 inches.

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    19. If you splurge on chai or tea bags because brewing the cheaper loose leaf tea is messy, get this filter infuser ball for tea - ₹119

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    It acts as a reusable tea bag, making it easy to brew and re-steep tea. Suitable for green and black teas, caffeine-free tisanes and more!

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    20. Carry this Earthy Fab foldable tote- ₹198 in your existing bag so you don't keep spending money on excess luggage when travelling or on grocery bags!

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    It measures just 3x4.5 inches folded but a spacious 15x16 inches when opened! It is sturdy enough to carry heavy items and is also waterproof. Available in multiple colours.

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    21. Make your opened bottle of beer last longer using the KARP vacuum-sealed stopper- ₹249 for two.

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    22. If home security has become a priority for you, let this bestselling Mi 360° 1080P WiFi Home Security Camera come to the rescue - ₹2,698 (MRP ₹2,899)

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    It has 360° Vision, a 1080p HD camera, infrared night vision with full colour even in low light, AI-powered motion detection and a talkback feature (2-way audio to talk to your family).

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    23. Instead of impulse-buying multiple lipsticks, invest in one flattering, versatile shade you'll use often that will effortlessly take you from work to drinks with friends to a hot date. Lakme 9 to 5 lipstick has 6000+ reviews. It combines a comfortable, creamy primer with a vibrant matte lip colour, for a product that stays put for up to 12 hours. While the range has about 40 shades, we recommend MP7 Rosy Sunday, a gorgeous pinkish red which flatters all skin tones - ₹324

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    24. Keep your produce fresh and protected from dust and insects with this fruit and vegetable saver - ₹295.

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    25. Get Victorinox Huntsman Red Swiss Army Knife - ₹2,490 a multipurpose Swiss army knife that solves a ton of problems.

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    This pocket knife comes equipped with 15 functions and is perfect for climbing, hiking, and camping.

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    26. Silicone storage bags- ₹525 for two extend the life of your food and prevent waste. They're freezer, dishwasher, and microwave-safe, non-toxic, air-tight, and leak-proof.

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    27. The IKEA PRODUCKT milk frother - ₹342 froths cold or hot milk in 15-20 seconds for that cafe-perfect texture.

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    28. Repair instead of replacing clothing items. Stock up on a sewing kit - ₹260 and skip the tailor.

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    It comes fully equipped with 24 thread spools in various colours, 5 needles, 5 bobbins, 1 measuring tape, 1 scissor, 20 dress hooks, 1 stitch opener to undo wrong stitches, 1 tailor chalk, 10 buttons, and 10 safety pins.

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    29. Manage day-to-day repairs independently with this comprehensive Bosch GSB 500W 500 RE Tool Set - ₹3,399

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    This two-in-one drill and screwdriver kit comes with multiple accessories and is suitable for beginners as well as for professionals. It's especially suited for repairs, construction work, and woodwork.

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    30. Remove grout, mould, and mildew and keep tiles, counters, and bathroomware looking sparkling with the Clorox Mould And Mildew Remover - ₹590.

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    It also disinfects and kills 99.9% germs.

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    31. Use Mr. Leather cleaner and conditioner - ₹488 to prevent dulling, fading and cracking, and keep your leather products in mint condition.

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    32. Keep Coffee Mate creamer - ₹308 handy to keep you from wasting money on outside beverages when you run out of milk.

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    33. The 100% natural, non-toxic and eco-friendly Dr. Charcoal dehumidifier - from ₹369 purifies the air and keeps mould and mildew from attacking your space and belongings.

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    34. These stackable MosQuick storage containers - ₹450 (Set of 2) with removable drain plates and lids to keep your produce fresh longer.

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    35. These Tide stain-remover brushes - ₹839 (Set of 3) will quickly fix stains and keep them from forever ruining your favourite clothes.

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    36. Instead of disposable makeup removal wipes, use reusable cleansing cotton pads - ₹589 for 16 made of soft, washable bamboo fibre.

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    37. Invest in comfortable and durable everyday shoes like these ASIAN Shoes Wonder 13. This sporty mesh, lace-up pair has 9000+ reviews and is endorsed by cricket legend Virender Sehwag! - from ₹474

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    Get it here.

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    38. These RFID sleeves contain a blocking technology that will protect your credit cards from information skimming and identity theft - ₹259 for 3 (MRP ₹399)

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    Advanced RFID blocking material. Secure from electromagnetic intrusion. Thin and lightweight, fits easily in your wallet/bag. Water and tear-resistant. Magnetic, protective and durable. Easy to carry. Color: Silver. 6 x 9 cm.

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    39. If you're tired of scuffing expensive heels on grass, get Awestuffs heel protectors - ₹199.

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    40. Keep this Mi power-bank- ₹892 handy, so you don't end up in spending traps like cafes for recharging. Its 50,000+ Amazon reviewers would agree!

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    41. Are your expensive laptop and phone icky with dust, fingerprint marks, and food residue? Get the Gizga Essentials 6-in-1 Cleaning Kit - ₹249 to take pristine care of sensitive electronics and tech gadgets.

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    This multipurpose cleaning kit is perfect for electronics like phones, laptops, digital cameras, lenses, binoculars, LCDs, and more. It includes a dust air blower, cotton swabs, a microfibre cloth (160mm X 160 mm), a suede microfibre cloth (180mm x 155mm), a dust removal antistatic cleaning brush, and 25 ml of lens cleaning solution.

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    42. So you've finally resolved to start cleaning your space on the reg, but aren't quite sure where to begin. Get the Gala C2 Standard Home Cleaning Set - ₹736, which has ten essential house cleaning items.

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    Includes a broom, a kitchen mop, a sink brush, a double hockey, a brush tile, a scrub, three sponges, a dustpan, a floor cloth, and 15 garbage bags.

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    43. Keep your hands, feet, eyebrows, and more well-groomed with the Foolzy Unisex Manicure-Pedicure Set - ₹265

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    Contains 13 essential grooming necessities.

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    44. If your at-home manicures take forever to do and don't last, get the Colorbar Rapid Dry Top Coat - ₹350. It dries in 30 seconds and protects from chipping, fading, and staining.

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    45. If you avoid water or buy bottled water or too much juice and soft drinks because you don't like the "taste of water", make your own flavoured water with the IKEA UPPLADDA infuser bottle - ₹679

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    This portable infuser bottle includes a straw and a dry compartment for protein powder, vitamins, extra fruits.

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    46. Activated charcoal powder can be used to treat burns, wounds, insect bites, to make hair and face masks, and can be included in food. It can also be used on your teeth while brushing - ₹194

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    47. Keep your butter from spoiling with the Bel Casa Butter Box - ₹257.

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    48. This 100% natural, virgin coconut oil - ₹356 extracted from fresh coconut milk can be used to moisturise skin, nourish nails, and condition your scalp and hair. It can also be used to strengthen teeth and gums through oil-pulling.

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    49. Aloe vera gel - ₹249 can be used as a moisturiser, pre-hair wash conditioner, eyebrow gel, shaving cream, and more! Being anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, it also soothes pimples, blemishes, and cuts.

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    50. Essential oils, particularly tea tree and lavender are a natural, non-intrusive way to bring fragrance into your beauty routine. They can be used for aromatherapy or blended with a base oil (like coconut) or other ingredients to create skin and hair products, scrubs, massages, perfumes, and more.

    51. This list would be incomplete without Vaseline pure petroleum jelly - ₹312, which is magic for chapped lips, cracked heels, and dry skin.

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