Skip To Content
    Updated on Aug 3, 2020. Posted on Jul 7, 2020

    43 Cheap Things Under £6 That Are Actually Really Useful

    Bringing a whole new meaning to cheap and cheerful!

    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. This non-stick baking sheet is reusable, so you can make sweet treats without having to worry about unnecessary waste!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.95 for a 40x33cm sheet.

    2. This convenient makeup bag has a drawstring fastening, so you can see all of your products when you need them, and pack them up in one easy pull when you're done!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.98 – it comes in eight different patterns.

    3. These lil' acne patches will treat and heal your spots whilst protecting them from dirt and bacteria – the translucent material is barely visible, but will offer some coverage without having to use concealer!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.99 for a pack of 24.

    4. These silicone cupcake cases are reusable and will hold their shape much more firmly than the disposable kind!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.50 for a pack of 12.

    5. This handy pocket knife has 13 different functions – including scissors, a bottle opener, and a nail file!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.53

    6. This stainless steel nail kit looks really sleek and professional, and has all you need to give yourself the perfect DIY pedicure.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.98 for the seven-piece set.

    7. And this highly-rated foot file will effortlessly remove the hard, dry skin from your heels (it doesn't hurt, promise – just make sure you soak your feet in warm water first!)

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.99

    8. This in-shower brush will help you work shampoo into your hair more effectively – customers swear it helped to improve psoriasis and dandruff when nothing else could!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.50

    9. This anti-ageing serum uses vitamin C alongside hyaluronic acid and retinol to help even out the skin's texture and tone.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.99

    10. And this face oil promises to improve the skin's hydration levels and neutralise free radicals for a truly ~glowing~ complexion!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.43

    11. Use this Gua Sha scraping tool to massage in your skincare products – it's made from 100% jade stone, feels soothing to use, and works to tighten your skin over time!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.49

    12. This sweet almond oil is 100% natural and has SO many uses, including nourishing your nails, improving the appearance of dark circles, and encouraging your eyelashes to grow!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.49

    13. This massage tool can be used with one, two, or three of the heads to allow for a lighter or more intense massage.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.99

    14. These pretty ballpoint pens will always come in handy!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £1.50 for three.

    15. And this customisable pen would make a fabulous (and surprisingly affordable) gift.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.99 – it's available in four different colours.

    16. Keeping your makeup sponge in this handy lil' holder is more hygienic than storing it on your desk or in an airtight bag.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £2.46

    17. This super soft and fluffy makeup brush is surprisingly dense, so it works well with cream, powder, and liquid formulas!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.97

    18. This ~magic~ cloth just needs a little water to effectively remove makeup – yes, even mascara. It'll be kinder to the environment and your purse strings over time!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.99 – it comes in six different colours.

    19. You won't need any cartilage piercings to wear these sleek sterling silver ear cuffs!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.78 for two.

    20. You'll never get bored of these quirky hair clips – use them to make your outfit look instantly more put-together.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.69 for a set of 20.

    21. These hairbands will give your ponytail a firm hold without tugging on your strands or leaving a dent!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.33 for a pack of three.

    22. This wooden glasses holder also doubles up as a fun bit of homeware!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.90

    23. This self-adhesive marble-effect wallpaper will give a new lease of life to your tabletops, walls, or pretty much any other flat surface!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.99 for a 10-metre roll.

    24. This toilet paper holder is backed with a very strong adhesive, so you won't have to bother with drilling any holes in the wall.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.99

    25. And these sleek self-adhesive hooks are perfect for hanging up bathroom towels and kitchen utensils.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.99 for a pack of 12.

    26. These mini clips will do a great job of securing fairy lights to your walls.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.50 for 20 clips.

    27. These drain snakes will make everyone's least favourite task of removing clogged-up hairs much easier – if not less gross!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.94 for a pack of five.

    28. These safety lighters are essential if you're clumsy but enjoy a good scented candle or summer barbecue!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.91 for a pack of three.

    29. These reusable drinking straws are much more eco-friendly than their disposable counterparts, and they're easy to wash by hand or in the dishwasher.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.99 for a set of eight straws, two cleaning brushes, and a storage pouch.

    30. And this stainless steel straw is collapsible and comes with a handy case, which you can fix onto your keys or pop into your pocket while you're on the go!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.98

    31. Take your online files with you wherever you go with this convenient (and oddly pretty) USB stick.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.99

    32. This clever wallet-sized tool has multiple handy uses, including a screwdriver, phone holder, and bottle opener!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.59

    33. These rope hangers look WAY more expensive than they actually are!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.89 for two.

    34. This clever microwave egg cooker means you can make poached eggs, scrambled eggs, or even a quick and easy mini omelette!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.99

    35. And this microwave steamer has an easy-to-remove internal basket so you can steam and serve your veggies in no time!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.99

    36. This highly-specific container will save your fridge from strong smells, and will save you time looking for your half-used onions!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.59

    37. This thickening and lengthening mascara has almost 5,000 reviews with a 4.3-star average rating!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.19

    38. And customers swear this lightweight concealer covers up dark circles and pigmentation without looking too heavy on the skin!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.98 - £5.39 depending on shade – it's available in 18 different shades.

    39. This aromatherapy roller ball is infused with soothing essential oils to encourage a good night's sleep.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.19

    40. This hand cream is perfect for extremely dry hands. It has a concentrated formula of moisturising ingredients, so you only need to use a small amount to hydrate your hands and it feels surprisingly lightweight on the skin!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.66

    41. This mango-scented lip scrub promises to soften and hydrate the lips while buffing away any dryness.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.36

    42. This adult colouring book will help you to release your frustrations after a testing day!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £4.99

    43. And this set of pencils will complete the ~colourful~ experience.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £2.99 for 12 pencils.