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    29 Inexpensive Things That'll Help You Feel Fancier Than You Really Are

    Luxury life, but for as little as possible.

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    1. A Revlon cream eyeshadow that'll help you create the gorgeously pigmented looks you've been dreaming of. A little goes a long way with these creamy hues, so you'll be in ~Euphoria~ for weeks to come.

    Five columns of the different colors of Revlon cream eyeshadow
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    Promising review: "This eyeshadow is easy to apply without any flakes falling on cheeks like powder shadow. The color is beautiful and you can build up to make darker if you want. It stays on all day without fading." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.89+ (available in 12 shades).

    2. A pack of gold barrettes with words spelled out in crystals to make you feel like royalty. This splurge-worthy trend can be found at a fraction of designer costs, so you'll be ballin' on a budget!

    Several messen bling letters hair clips spread out on top of a table
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These clips are adorable and comfortable to apply, and they hold very well, even through a two-hour kickboxing class." —Dana D. Robinson

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in two style combinations).

    3. A pair of copper tongue scrapers because bacteria is ~funky~ and fresh breath is *fancy*.

    A model uses the tongue scraper on her tongue
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am a thorough brusher and flosser and always brush my tongue with the toothbrush for a minute at the end of each teeth brushing. And then I used this scraper for the first time, over my white bathroom sink. The yellow goo that started to collect after each pass completely caught me by surprise, and sort of made me sick to my stomach to even look at. How was I so ignorant to its presence, colonizing the vast free real estate amongst the sprawling meadows and rolling hills of my papillae? Today I reclaim my tongue back, and rid it from the impure forces that gripped it for so long, sending them back to the depths of hell from whence they came, along with the bad breath and whitish tongue film. Be gone, demons. You are not welcome here." —Chill Pilgrim

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in two colors).

    4. A bottle of Radha rosehip oil reviewers say has helped with acne, oily skin, and uneven tone. Ditch the designer skincare for this and you'll be on your way to a much-deserved glow up!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This oil is amazing!! It has evened out my skin tone, balanced my oily and dry patches, and cleared up all blemishes all in only two weeks of use. This is the best my skin has ever looked. Everyone needs to use this oil!!! This has made such a difference with my skin that friends and coworkers are even noticing." —Alyssa

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    To learn more, check out "This Facial Oil Will Solve All Your Skin’s Problems." And! This is "certified organic," which you can learn about in "Here's What 'Certified Organic' Actually Means."

    5. A teeth-whitening pen — bright smiles and shiny teeth are in your future and for far less money than you might've thought. This pen's soft-bristle brush is perfect for anyone with sensitive teeth. It even makes application as easy as saying CHEESE!

    A customer's before and after pictures side by side; in the before their teeth are yellowed and in the after they are noticeably whiter
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Due to prior experiences with Crest and other whitening strips, I always deal with tooth sensitivity even after the first use. Naturally now, I only use this pen every other day thinking I was going to deal with the same issue and surprisingly I don't. I actually really like the way it whitens my teeth and love the fact that I'm not dealing with any tooth sensitivity pains." —Claudia Garcia

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.99.

    See what won best teeth whiteners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    6. A beaded mock-neck blouse that perfectly encapsulates casual chic so you can finally upgrade from your a-bit-too-lived-in hoodie to a top that's just as cozy.

    A plus size model wears the
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I took a chance and tried ordering clothes for the first time from Amazon and I am pleasantly surprised at the result! This top is incredible. The material is heavy and expensive-feeling. The neck buttons in the back and the shirt included an extra button, which was nice because they can sometimes fall off no matter the quality of the shirt! I recommend buying this top." —Sam

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes 0X–3X and six colors).

    7. A bottle of Fanola purple shampoo to help brighten your hair without spending $$$ on a trip to the salon. It tones down any pesky yellow hues so your hair's color is more even.

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    Just make sure you don't use it for more than three minutes once a week, because this will turn your hair lavender — unless that's the goal!

    Promising review: "I have platinum blonde hair and harsh water. My hair easily gets discolored no matter how little I wash it. I have used a number of high-end purple shampoos and thought they were all great quality. Until now. I didn't realize what I was missing in my life. I left this shampoo on for maybe three minutes and now my hair looks freshly-toned to an icy blonde. I'll never live my life again without this shampoo." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.86+ (available in two sizes).

    For more info, check out "If You Color Your Hair Blonde, You Need This Purple Shampoo."

    8. An aroma diffuser designed to resemble marble so it'll complement the style of any room you add it to! Acting as both diffuser *and* humidifier, it creates cool, fragrant mists that will make everyday feel like a spa day.

    The Hathaspace Marble Essential Oil Aroma Diffuser in a bedroom
    Amazon

    All you need now are a few drops of essential oil!

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a diffuser that actually works and have to say that I couldn't be happier with this aroma diffuser. With the time settings, I'm never worried about it running too long and the lights are a great bonus! It works like a charm and fills my living room with scents from my therapeutic essential oils. I get compliments every time I have guests." —Daryl O.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A cruelty-free mascara from Vivienne Sabó for when you need voluminously lush lashes to be seen from miles away...which is always. And don't worry about clumping because this formula is lightweight and natural-looking!

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    Promising review: "I have religiously used Diorshow Black mascara for the past decade. I decided that I no longer wanted to spend $30 on mascara, so I decided to venture out a find a more affordable brand. After reading the reviews on Amazon, I decided to purchase this product. The brush is small, which makes it easy to work both the top and bottom lashes. The product itself it thick enough to make a noticeable difference on my lashes, but not too thick that it looks clumpy. I have had no issues with the product running either, and I tend to rub my eyes frequently." —Denay

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in two colors).

    See what won best waterproof mascara on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    10. An attachable wine aerator that'll transport you to the most luxe of vineyards by infusing air into your wine in order to release its aromas.

    A model pours red wine into a wine glass using the TenTen wine aerator
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These wine aerators are FABULOUS! I do wine demos for different wineries and I don't always have time to let a bottle of wine breathe properly before a demo starts. These greatly enhance the flavor and it makes all the difference in the world. My sales numbers increased greatly. And you can't beat the price!" —Ash Bash

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    11. A copper French press so you can pretend you're dining at a Parisian cafe every morning.

    A model pours coffee from the copper french press into a glass mug
    Target

    Promising review: "My husband and I bought this French press after coming back from our honeymoon in Ireland. Everywhere we stayed we were given French pressed coffee so we bought this cool rose gold one in the fall of 2017 and it’s been so sturdy and good to us since then. Three years later, and we're pressing coffee multiple times a day now that we have a baby. We also bought the rose gold glass kettle which has been equally sturdy and without disappointment." —leslie prieto

    Get it from Target for $24.99.

    12. A pair of faux leather leggings made from a soft and stretchy material so you don't have to choose between being sexy and being comfortable.

    A customer wears the MCEDAR faux leather leggings
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I get sooo many compliments! I love the way my butt looks in them. I'm a hairstylist and I loved how after a haircut I didn't feel itchy, because the hair just slid off. They're fleece-lined too, so that is just a bonus in comfortable land! Love, love, love them — I got a size 3X and they fit perfectly! I'm usually super nervous about ordering pants online, but this was a win for sure." –M. Slotterbeck

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes XS-4X and six styles).

    13. A breathable mattress pad so sleeping on your bed can make you feel like the Princess and the Pea. Its diamond quilting seam does more than make you feel like all the world's riches are yours, it also keeps the filling smooth and in place.

    The oaskys mattress pad on a bed
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing saved my back! My mattress was caving in and I could feel all the springs through it. This is thick enough that I can't feel those springs anymore, and it like you're sleeping on a cloud it's so soft and fluffy. I also love that it goes on like a sheet and covers the edges of the bed so it doesn't move around like a foam topper can. The material also protects the mattress from spills, which is great because I eat in bed on occasion and I'm a messy eater and spill a lot. Overall this was a great purchase. I would highly recommend this product!" —Randy A

    Get it from Amazon for $25.93+ (available in sizes twin–Cal king).

    14. A Jacob & Eli eyeshadow palette with 18 super pigmented and blendable shades. Mix and match mattes and shimmery tones to create a look as rich as this palette makes you feel.

    Several Jacob & Eli eyeshadow palettes laid out
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    Promising review: "I AM BLOWN AWAY BY THE QUALITY. There's almost zero fallout, extremely pigmented colors, blends creamy like butter, and the colors are beautiful. This rivals any of my Too Faced palettes — in fact far less fallout. These are the same quality if not better than my Urban Decay. Seriously not kidding. AND rivals my Kat Von D palettes. I rarely review anything, but this deserved a review." —Calvin Brockington

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    15. A shatter-resistant portable personal blender that's as lightweight as it is functional. It even comes with an ice cube tray and funnel, so the smoothie of your dreams is one push of a button away (and not 30 bucks at that high-end juicery).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This blender is amazing! I am a yoga teacher and always on the run, which sometimes makes it hard to eat well. I bought this after reviewing quite a few different options and I am SO glad I did. It fits well into my gym bag, is surprisingly quiet when in use, and holds a charge really well. The blades are very efficient and I’ve had no trouble blending up ice or frozen fruit. Seriously cannot recommend it enough." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in four colors).

    See what won best blenders on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    16. A lip scrub exfoliator made with Hawaiian sugar and shea butter designed to remove dead skin cells and moisturize your lips so they're ready for those #NoFilter selfies.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have tried other lip scrubs in the past, and I am in love with this one! A lot of other lip scrubs are a lot drier and have larger chunks of sugar to exfoliate with; however, this sugar scrub has a finer grain of sugar and has a more oily consistency. I prefer this because afterwards my lips not only feel smooth and soft, but they also feel moisturized. An added bonus is the fantastic smell that lingers on the lips for a short period after. All in all, this is my favorite lip scrub so far." —Kelsey Ogden

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    17. An air purifier to help get rid of any smoke, odors, dust, mites, allergens, or mold hanging around in your air.

    A reviewer image of the JINPUS Air Purifier
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wanted an air purifier for next to my bed for the fall season when I usually have my windows open. This air purifier has been helping to keep my allergies under control and my room doesn’t smell at all now. I used to swear one of my animals was up to something, but now it smells clean and fresh. Very happy with my purchase. I will be looking to add purifiers throughout our home to help with my allergies and sensitivities." —C Niem

    Get it from Amazon for $35.42.

    18. A pink satin headband so you can live your Upper East Side Gossip Girl dreams!

    A model wears the pink satin turban headband
    Target

    Promising review: "I actually LOVE this headband (probably my favorite). I love that you can also fold the fabric a bit to make it look smaller or just wear it as is to really make it look like a turban. I usually don't like wearing headbands with my hair up, but I really like how this one looks when wearing my hair up or down. Again, this headband does have extra fabric on the sides which can be a bit odd at the beginning, but it's part of the design. Once you figure it out, it looks awesome!" —Itzy Bitzy

    Get it from Target for $9.99.

    19. A luxurious satin kimono robe designed to make you feel like a cozy piece of art. It has removable waist-tie closures *and* inner ties so you can feel secure in this lightweight beauty.

    A model wears the KIM+ONO satin kimono robe in the plum Chrysanthemum & Crane design
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This robe comes all the way down to the top of my feet and clears the ground by 1-2 cm. The cut is perfect, it is flowy, comfortable, and the design is beautiful. And it has pockets! This is a very cost effective 100% silk robe alternative." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $38 (available in 21 patterns).

    20. A pair of fuzzy knit slippers with memory foam insoles that'll make you feel like you're walking on very expensive clouds.

    A customer's pair of HomeTop fuzzy knitted slippers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm a lazy, on-the-go college student, so I needed shoes that I could slip on in a hurry and be comfortable in. This shoe is perfect! They're soft and lightweight. Feels like I'm walking on clouds. Worth every penny and cute. Ordered a size up out of fear because I have wide feet, but I did not have to. They are big and love them. Definitely would purchase again. Also love the hard bottom because I wear them outdoors a lot and they are very durable." —Myki118

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in women's sizes 5-12 and in four colors).

    21. A faux fur blanket ruched to perfection! Snuggle up on your throne to watch the jesters dance (aka So You Think You Can Dance reruns).

    A close up of the beige Chanasya Ruched Royal Faux Fur Throw Blanket on a customer's couch
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was at my sister's a while ago and she had a faux fur throw that was so soft! She bought it at some high-end department store for a ridiculous amount of money. I have been on the lookout for one that rivaled hers in softness but cost much less. I decided to buy this after reading reviews. The throw is extremely soft, and I am using it all the time. The price was much better than the ones I had seen in stores. A great product." —Carolyn

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in 10 colors).

    22. A set of thick velvet slip covers to help bring your vintage 80s-style couch into the 21st century. This set includes nonslip straps so you won't have to worry about constantly adjusting your new seats.

    Reviewer before/after of their couch with the pink velvet slip added. The after pic shows couches that look brand new and completely different.
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have never been so excited about a slipcover. Total transformation of our couch and love seat. I was worried about it not working on our leather couch, but it stays on really well due to the straps and the separate cushion covers. LOVE." —Brian/Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $21.70 (available in two sizes and nine colors).

    23. A double-ended waterproof eyeliner with a wing stamp so you get the perfect cat-eye every time! Admirers will think you have a resident make-up artist living in your mansion.

    A customer with a full face of makeup and a perfect winged eyeliner using the LA PURE eyeliner
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "As a girl who wears a full face of makeup twice a week, I don’t get a lot of time to finesse the art of the winged eyeliner. Every time I attempt it, I get frustrated when the two don’t match. This product takes all of those problems away!!! You literally just hold the stamp, place it where you want your wings, press semi/firmly, and ta-da! You have perfectly matching wings. All you have to do after that is finish your eyeliner with the felt tip pen on the other end of your stamp." —Tori Menard

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97 (available in two sizes).

    24. A trendy reusable shopping bag because your IKEA bag needs a rest and you deserve to shop stylishly!

    Amazon

    Plus, each bag can hold up to 50 pounds!

    Promising review: "This is not your usual, flimsy eco-tote. The first time I used it, I carried three 12-can packs (10 pounds each) of soda and some other stuff from the drugstore. Any lesser bag would've torn. The nylon is substantial too — it's thick in the handles to make carrying heavy groceries more tolerable." —Frontier Psychiatrist

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (available in 38 styles and in packs of three).

    25. A faux shearling coat that's as comfy as it is on trend. No need to spend your hard-earned cash on a designer jacket when this perfect dupe will keep you cute and warm all season long!

    Two models wear the PRETTYGARDEN shaggy jacket; one in brown and the other in black
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This jacket is so comfortable to wear, and also surprisingly warm. I was not expecting that I could brave the snow with this jacket, but I was so warm and comfortable in this jacket, I haven't even had the need to bust out my heavy duty winter coat because this is warm enough. The best part is that this jacket is SO much cheaper than every other teddy jacket out there, and still stylish and comfy. I also love that the pockets are quite deep, I was able to fit quite a bit into the pockets which is super nice." —Minah

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 12 colors).

    26. A pair of repairing foot masks from Aveeno. Its rich formula includes prebiotic oats and shea butter to help balance your skin's natural moisture barrier.

    The aveeno repairing cica foot mask
    Target

    And don't worry about rinsing after use! Just massage the rest of the moisturizer into your skin to complete the treatment.

    Promising reviews: "These are so great! Just like going to a spa, and they’re cheap :-)" —Target Customer

    "These are amazing! I have eczema and these are one of the few products that don’t make it worse. They are very moisturizing and make my feet super soft." —Kimberly

    Get it from Target for $3.99.

    27. A set of peel-and-stick tiles — renovating your kitchen just got a whole lot easier (and cheaper)! These eco-friendly tiles are easy to install, clean, and maintain. HGTV is shaking!

    amazon.com

    Each pack comes with10 11.8"x11.8" self-adhesive sheets.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! I would have spent $700 for this product and professional help! Home Depot sells this for about $17 per sheet — and it was so easy to install! It really transformed my kitchen!" —Gwen

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $28.02+ (available in 11 styles).

    28. A set of press-on nails because at-home manicures that look professionally done is major galaxy brain vibes.

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    They come in 12 different sizes and with nail glue!

    Promising review: "I love this brand of nails. They make the best stiletto nails out of all the ones I've tried. These particular style nails are so pretty and I've gotten more compliments on them then I can count. There is a nice variety of sizes so your full set will come out perfect. They honestly look professionally done when you take your time applying them. I was asked multiple times where I had them done. I'd rather save money and time and just do them this way than at the salon." —Jessica

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $6.99.

    29. An electric toothbrush that has five brushing modes and offers 40,000 micro-brushes per minute will have your mouth feeling professionally cleaned after every brush! Goodbye plaque and bad breath, hello savings!

    The Fairywill Electric Toothbrush in a bathroom
    instagram.com

    Promising review: "Wow. This toothbrush is INCREDIBLE! I am a previous Sonicare toothbrush gal (have also used Oral B but didn't care for it), and my toothbrush recently broke and I wanted to try something new/different/cheaper, and I am SO unbelievably happy with this product. The toothbrush is super light which is great for traveling with it, and just in general it's very easy to hold and to use. It has five settings which is really nice, depending on what type of brush I want. I drink a ton of coffee so my go-tos are the clean mode and then I do the polish mode for 30 seconds. My teeth are noticeably whiter, which is great." —Jerri B

    Get it from Amazon for $27.95.

    See what won best electric toothbrushes on BuzzFeed Reviews.

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