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    26 Affordable Luxuries To Treat Yourself To Right Now

    Personalized sloth necklaces, pastel gel pens, hydrating sheet masks, and other ~fancy~ things you'll absolutely adore. Did I mention that everything is under $30?!

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    1. A pair of gold earbuds that'll make you feel as glamorous as 2006 Fergie. 🎶 We flying the first class, up in the sky, poppin' champagne, livin' my life 🎶


    Promising review: "Okay no BS peeps, these headphones are the business. I put these headphones through some serious hardcore work. I listen to everything from gangster rap to hardcore speed metal and everything in between, and not once have these headphones let me down. The sound quality is crystal clear, the base pounds hella heavy, and the highs are definitely on point. The cord is pretty much tangle-free, unlike inferior headphones that don't offer half of what these headphones have. Believe me when I tell you you'll seriously regret not buying these headphones." —Mike B.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two colors).

    2. Sheer floral socks perfect for transitioning out of boot season. 'Tis the season to show off your ankles!


    These fit women's shoe sizes 6–9.

    Promising review: "I love these! I thought they'd be quite flimsy because of the sheer material, but they actually feel like real socks, and I've gotten SO many compliments on them!" —Rachael

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $11.89 (available in eight combos).

    3. A pack of hydrating sheet masks so you can skip a trip to the spa and give yourself an inexpensive at-home facial.


    Promising review: "These masks are surprisingly good, very comparable to the Innisfree's ones yet slightly more affordable, which is always a plus. They are quite durable, stretchy and not easily torn. There is plenty of essence in each package, which can be used on your neck and decolletage. I leave them on for 30 minutes right before bed (three or four nights/week). I can see a drastic difference the next morning. My skin feels hydrated, glowy, and soft like mochi." —Phi D.

    Get a 13-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    4. A pair of oversized cat-eye sunnies, because the sun is out and days are getting longer.


    These actually help protect your eyes from harmful UV rays!

    Promising review: "After trying on sunglasses at the department store, I just couldn't bring myself to splurge on $300+ sunglasses. I'm glad I went online and found these glasses. They look just as stylish and feel as good as the expensive ones. I bought three pairs for way less than the store. If I lose one or break one, no big deal." —Margie Burrows

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

    5. A sleek water bottle that'll do its job (keep your drink hot or cold for hours and hours) and look good doing it. Plus, all your deskmates will ~marble~ at how pretty it is.


    This leak-proof, 20-ounce stainless steel bottle keeps liquid cold for 24 hours and keeps liquid hot for 12 hours.

    Get it from Walmart for $9.94 (available in four patterns).

    6. Vine watercolor peel-and-stick wall decals for an easy and low-risk way to spruce up your apartment for spring. It can be easily removed so you'll definitely get your security deposit back!

    The Home Depot

    Reviewers say these work best with light colored walls.

    Promising review: "This was the perfect addition I was looking for — simple and subtle but can make a big impression. Went on easy. There's flexibility in the design but I mostly copied the picture. I love it!" —BudgetDecorator

    Get a 10-piece set from The Home Depot for $10.08.

    7. A Japanese ceramic coffee dripper so you can enjoy pour over–style brew in the comfort of your own home. No more paying $5 per cup at a trendy coffee shop!


    This cone-shaped coffee dripper is compatible with a variety of cups and serving vessels. I have one and it fits over a regular-size mug perfectly. Size 01 brews up to to 2 cups, size 02 brews up to 4 cups, and size 03 brews up to 6 cups.

    Promising review: "Once you figure out your preferred coffee ratio, it's the best cup of coffee you'll have. Skip the pricey coffee shop pour overs and just do it at home! I have fabric reusable filters that I use with them. Just rinse out the fabric after each use and throw in the wash with the kitchen towels each week." —Kaley Dunlap

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four materials, three sizes, and nine colors).

    8. A nourishing treatment oil to rescue dry and peeling lips and restore them to a soft and supple state., Etude House

    Promising review: "I adore everything about this lip oil. It has a light honey scent and a wide applicator that allows me to cover my lips easily. And the moisture! I don't think I've used anything more moisturizing on my lips before. Love this so much I'm going to buy another one!" —jayne diaz

    Get it from Amazon for $11.

    9. A versatile faux-leather crossbody bag with a chain strap that'll work for running errands, a night out, and everything in between.

    Promising review: "Love this little bag! It’s a great dupe for the Gucci Disco, so it looks way more expensive than it actually is. I love the cross body feature so that I can be hands-free while running errands. It’s big enough to hold my wallet, phone, lipgloss, and keys." —Carla

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in 13 colors).

    10. Pretty notebooks you can use as gratitude journals, planners, or whatever else your heart desires. One thing's for sure — they'll look super cute on your desk.


    Promising review: "I wanted a slim journal to write 'morning pages' — my daily writing practice. These are perfect! The cover folds back, they are reasonably priced, the paper is good quality, and they are slim so they are easy to pack for travel. Plus, I love that they have the days of the week printed at the top for you to check off the day. About to purchase some more." —Tierra

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $12.80 (available in six designs).

    11. A down-alternative pillow with just the right balance of softness and support for a good night's rest.


    I recently ordered two of these pillows and they're absolutely amazing (like everything else from the Target Fieldcrest line). I don't have a set sleeping position, and I find this pillow is comfortable no matter which way I'm lying down. The best part is it's soft but never gets flat or needs fluffing — it's just very supportive, like a good friend. This pillow has a medium firmness and thickness, so if you prefer something super soft, firm, or flat, it might not be for you.

    Promising review: "I love down pillows but my allergies don't, so down alternative pillows are the perfect compromise. This one is incredibly comfortable and just the right amount of firmness for a side sleeper who flops around quite a bit at night and can end up on my back or stomach as well. And I can't believe that I found something so comfortable at such an amazing price." —Lola

    Get it from Target for $18.99.

    12. A pyramid jewelry holder with a marble-inspired base to be the perfect home for your precious accessories.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $10.90.

    13. An off-the-shoulder midi dress (with pockets!) that practically screams "Spring is here!!!"


    Promising review: "This dress is comfortable to wear in day to day life. I like that it's not see-through. The elastic at the back also gives you stretch for more comfort. The dress doesn't slip at all, and you don't need to pull it up ( which is great)." —Aru

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    14. A personalized sloth necklace you'll love oh-slow much.

    EEJewellery / Etsy

    You can get it personalized up to eight letters, including spaces.

    Get it from EEJewellery on Etsy for $25.85 (available in two finishes).

    15. A velvet scrunchie with an Invisibobble hidden inside so it'll hold your hair in place firmly without leaving a crease.

    Promising review: "Stylish, holds hair without coming loose over time, and doesn't hurt the hair!" —Whitney1519

    Get it from Sephora for $8 (available in three colors).

    16. Soft and stretchy jersey PJs to make going to sleep a luxurious experience.


    Promising review: "They are well made, fit well, wash well, and are comfortable. I like them because they are made from a lightweight fabric." —AuntiePasta

    Get a two-piece set from Walmart for $14.92 (available in sizes XS–5X and four patterns).

    17. An incredibly soft and dense Kabuki brush that can apply liquids, creams, and powders flawlessly. To reiterate, it's super, super soft!


    Promising review: "This 'cheap' little Kabuki brush rivals the most expensive brushes that I own (and, at age 52, and being a makeup junkie, is an impressively large number!). This does not shed at all, the hairs are wonderfully soft and pliable and do not soak up an excessive amount of product. It does a terrific job of applying foundation, blush, bronzer, etc. I've not had any issues with streaking or anything. I would happily recommend this little gem to anyone who needs (or just wants) a high quality and amazingly inexpensive brush." —BirdWoman

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three colors).

    18. Handmade resin coasters with real pressed flowers you'll want to show off to all your guests.

    MayaJambalaya / Etsy

    Get a two-pack from MayaJambalaya on Etsy for $26.

    19. Pastel gel ballpoint pens for bullet journaling or doodling — they'll even show up on black paper.,

    Promising review: "These are so cute and they write unbelievably smooth! They feel like a quality ballpoint pen but have the ink of a gel pen. The pigment is great with these. I am in love, they are my new favorite set of pens!" —Lynn

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $8.03.

    20. A fidget spinner ring disguised as a piece of fine jewelry to keep you entertained in a long meeting.


    Promising review: "They're gorgeous, they sparkle beautifully in the sunlight, they fit well, and the spinning is so satisfying — it spins very smoothly, and can go on for quite a while. I've been wearing the silver one daily for almost two months, and there's no sign of fading either on the metal or in the rhinestones. It looks as new as the day I bought it. I used to carry a fidget cube around, but this is much more discreet, prettier, and since I can just wear it all day, I'm never stuck without something to play with." —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in three finishes).

    21. Lavender bath salts that'll help you soak your worries and aches away before bedtime.


    Promising review: "I've tried a lot of different bath salts, and these are about as perfect as bath salts can be! They're a fine grain that dissolves quickly with no gritty residue left in the tub, and the scent is lovely. Just a handful or two is enough to perfectly scent the water, which makes these more of a bargain than some other brands (which can require a few cups to scent the water at all). This bag lasted me longer than some four-pound bags of other brands of bath salts because I can use so little per bath. Great purchase; I'll definitely buy again!" —Julie

    Get a two-pound bag from Amazon for $12.82.

    22. Ballet flats so cute and comfortable, you might swear off heeled shoes forever.

    Daphne Chen / BuzzFeed / Via

    Read our full review of these ballet flats!

    Promising review: "These shoes have a little extra padding so it is a perfect fit, and they are comfortable. They look adorable and are so versatile. I usually don't wear flats because they make my feet hurt due to my high arches, but these were great and you can't beat the price." —Erica Bolanos

    Get them from Amazon for $4.69+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 31 colors).

    23. Handmade cement planters for adding a pop of color to your windowsill.

    kailochic / Etsy

    Each planter is made from hand cast cement and then painted with a colorful circle. It measures approximately 4" tall by 3" in diameter.

    Get it from kailochic on Etsy for $16 (available in six colors).

    24. A gorgeous one-piece swimsuit to buy even if you're not going on spring break. A cute swimsuit is NEVER a bad idea.


    Promising review: "This was my favorite out of all my bathing suits purchased for my vacation. I wore it with an olive green skirt as a cover-up and I got sooo many compliments on it! It’s so comfortable!" —Chavonne Johniken

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes 12–20 and seven patterns). Or, check out additional sizes!

    25. An absorbent microfiber towel that'll dry your hair faster and help reduce frizz.


    It has a button and loop closure so the towel doesn't come apart while you're getting ready.

    Promising review: "Why did I just now find these? Why have I suffered under the weight of a wet towel my whole life? This is absolutely one of the best things I've added to my life. I refuse to live without one of these ever again. That's right, folks — zombie apocalypse? This is in my go bag." —WWoman6814

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors).

    26. A hand lettering workbook so you can relax and unwind after work and pick up a new skill at the same time.


    Promising review: "This book was so absolutely worth the money! I've found that hand lettering really is a relaxing hobby, and while I originally planned to learn it for my bullet journaling, I can see myself being able to use Amy's techniques in a variety of different situations.

    Unlike a lot of lettering books, there aren't a ton of blank pages — I know it's annoying to get a book and realize it's mostly scratch paper. You'll get a nice walkthrough for each lesson consisting of a few pages each, and then a page afterward to practice on. I recommend this book so highly, and I can't stop bragging about it. You won't be disappointed in the least." —frackentay

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    Lovely spring weather is probably the best luxury of all!


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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