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    47 Things Under £6 That Might Be Cheap But Are Genuinely Useful

    Don't let their price tag fool you – these are seriously handy!

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    1. This lil' caddy will clip easily over your kitchen sink to keep your sponge right where you need it most.

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    Price: £3.43

    2. Protect, heal, and conceal your spots with these teeny acne patches that'll draw the gunk out from those pimples that are coming to a head.

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    Price: £5.99 for 24 patches.

    3. This hard-working balm has an impressive hydrating and repairing effect on dry, cracked lips!

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    Price: £2.83

    4. These kitchen scissors aren't just super sturdy, they also have a built-in bottle opener that doubles up as a nutcracker.

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    Price: £1.99

    5. This Sally Hansen nail treatment protects and strengthens soft, fragile nails – helping to prevent chipping, splitting, and peeling.

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    Price: £2.75

    6. And this super speedy nail spray promises to dry your entire manicure in as little as 60 seconds!

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    Price: £2.99

    7. These streamlined phone grips just make sense. Oh, and they work out as under two quid each!

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    Price: £5.99 for three.

    8. Use this soothing balm after you shave to help minimise ingrown hairs and prevent any rashes or bumps from forming.

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    Price: £3.99

    9. This convenient olive oil spray safely softens and naturally removes ear wax with minimal discomfort.

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    Price: £5.50

    10. You can fold this waterproof reusable shopping bag into a teeny tiny avocado!

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    Price: £4.50

    11. This highly-rated purple shampoo will take your dyed blonde locks from yellow and brassy to cool-toned and classy.

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    Price: £2.65

    12. You can save money and reduce your waste by getting these reusable silicone cupcake moulds.

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    Price: £5.99 for 24.

    13. This mildly-medicated talcum powder relieves dry, itchy, irritated, and eczema-prone skin – customers swear it keeps the skin soft without having to use any thick, greasy creams.

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    Price: £4.00

    14. You'd be forgiven for thinking this water-draining soap dish is actually a fancy piece of decor!

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    Price: £5.99

    15. I don't know about you, but I've been almost completely braless for nearly a year now, so these reusable nipple covers are key for when I need to look ~presentable~.

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    Price: £3.99 for two pairs.

    16. These reusable ice cubes will keep your drinks cool without diluting their flavour!

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    Price: £5.99 for 40 cubes.

    17. This heat protection spray detangles your hair and fortifies the strands to protect them from future damage and split ends.

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    Price: £3.98

    18. These reusable straws are kinder to the environment than their disposable plastic cousins, and the silicone material is much better for sensitive teeth than metal or glass options.

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    Price: £5.99 for six straws and a cleaning brush.

    19. Stretch these silicone lids over pretty much any size of bowl or half-eaten fruit or veg to keep your food fresh, save space in your fridge, and minimise your washing up!

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    Price: £5.99 for 12 lids that come in six different sizes.

    20. This shampoo brush helps to work products more effectively into your hair, increasing your hair's volume and giving your scalp a proper deep clean!

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    Price: £3.50

    21. How utterly gorgeous is this sunflower lunch bag? It has an insulated inner lining to keep your food hot or cold – you can even use it to keep your frozen goods cool while you travel back from your weekly food shop!

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    Price: £4.99

    22. This refreshing sheet mask is infused with charcoal and black algae to help tighten your pores and hydrate your skin.

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    Price: £2.00

    23. These deeply nourishing sock masks contain argan and peppermint oils alongside shea butter to soften, soothe, and rehydrate rough skin and cracked heels.

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    Price: £1.49 for one pair.

    24. This nail polish top coat will make your nails feel as strong and indestructible as gels, PLUS it has a sort of shrink wrap technology that dries your entire mani in a matter of minutes!

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    Price: £4.50

    25. This stain remover solution has a handy cleaning brush attached to get rid of soils and spills in no time!

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    Price: £2.79

    26. These pastel-toned highlighters are gentler on the eyes than their neon counterparts. They'll add to, rather than distract from, your carefully written-out notes.

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    Price: £5.00 for a pack of six.

    27. These charcoal-infused nose strips will easily remove your blackheads, with *kinda* gross yet intensely satisfying results!

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    Price: £3.99 for four strips that can be used on the forehead, nose, and chin.

    28. This hand-carved wooden glasses holder doubles up as a quirky piece of decor.

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    Price: £5.49

    29. This bathroom cleaner contains plant-based biodegradable ingredients, has a subtle and pleasant scent, and kills 99.9% of bacteria.

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    Price: £2.50

    30. These multicoloured clips will seal up pretty much any bag to keep your food fresh.

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    Price: £4.89 for 30.

    31. My shower drain was blocked for weeks, and nothing but this super strong hair unblocker could clear it. I poured the contents of both bottles down the drain, left it overnight, then rinsed it with some boiling water which ran through smoothly!

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    Price: £6.00

    32. These colouring books are made for adults to help reduce stress levels and inspire creativity.

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    Price: £3.87 for two.

    33. These personalised banners are sure to make anyone see the brighter side of a lockdown birthday!

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    Price: £3.99 for two banners measuring 90x30cm each.

    34. And these marble-effect balloons will add a beautifully unique decorative touch.

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    Price: £3.99 for 15.

    35. This plug-in night light has a dusk-to-dawn photocell sensor so it'll only stay on while it's needed.

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    Price: £4.99

    36. Watch your little one's face light up as they see this biodegradable bath powder crackle, pop, and change colour!

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    Price: £2.25 for three sachets.

    37. You know these discreet cold sore patches will come in handy in the colder months! They create a barrier to prevent further infection while the hydrocolloid technology helps the sore to heal and prevents a scab from forming.

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    Price: £4.31 for 15 patches.

    38. This serving platter has a cool marble effect that makes it look more expensive than it actually is!

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    Price: £4.58

    39. This pH-balanced shaving cream is enriched with natural ingredients like almond and argan oils, making it great for sensitive skin and intimate areas.

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    Price: £3.99

    40. These highly-rated bamboo gloves will make exfoliating your skin a breeze!

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    Price: £2.99

    41. These absorbent marble coasters don't only look impressive, they'll also mop up small spills and condensation to keep the bottom of your glass dry.

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    Price: £4.99 for four.

    42. This fidget cube is easy to carry around in your pocket and provides a little relief in stressful situations.

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    Price: £5.99

    43. This reusable travel mug has a cool retro design and will significantly reduce your single-use plastic consumption over time!

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    Price: £4.99

    44. This fast-absorbing beard oil is specially formulated to soften and tame the hairs without feeling greasy or heavy.

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    Price: £3.66

    45. These reusable silicone tops are designed to perfectly fit standard UK glass milk bottles, keeping the contents fresher for longer!

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    Price: £4.99 for three.

    46. This four-way buffing block will help you get smooth, shiny, manicure-ready nails in an instant.

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    Price: £2.15

    47. And you can make your hands equally soft and supple thanks to this nourishing hand cream that's enriched with soothing maple sap.

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    Price: £1.99