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    44 Affordable Luxuries To Treat Yourself To In 2018

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    1. A velvet headwrap so you can make the most out of a bad hair day. TBH, you'll even want to wear it on a good hair day.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16 (available in two colors; get two for $20).

    2. A question-a-day journal for a daily dose of self-reflection. When you're done, you'll be able to track your personal growth over five years!

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    Check out a full review of this journal here!

    Promising review: "I personally like that the book is small with very few lines for responding, because that forced me to be concise, yet thorough. As a result, I have a journal that serves as a five-year self-study with valuable evidence of my growth, plateaus, and regressions. It's been wonderful to read see how I got over something or someone I thought I'd NEVER get over because I now have a written reminder that wounds heal and that 'this too shall pass.' It's been educational to see the things I've remained firm and unyielding about, because I now have a clearer sense of my value system and authenticity (i.e. what makes me, ME). So, if you want a quick and easy way to track your personal development, I think this would be a worthwhile I investment." —Almost Butterfly

    Get it from Amazon for $15.26.

    3. A personalized throw pillow cover with your pup's name and breed that'll make an adorable addition to any couch.

    These 18"x18" covers are made of 100% cotton!

    Get it from West Elm for $15 (personalization included in cost; available in 14 designs). Get throw pillow inserts here.

    4. A stellar waterproof keyboard cover to prevent liquids, dust, and crumbs from falling into the tiny, unreachable crevices.

    It is compatible with MacBook Air 13", MacBook Pro 13", MacBook Air 15", and MacBook Pro 15".

    Get it from Forever 21 for $9.90.

    5. A set of rose gold makeup brushes as soft as a bunny's bottom.

    Promising review: "This is a very nice set of makeup brushes. Very soft and smooths the makeup, either liquid or power, very nicely. It has soft bristles and feels smooth on the face. There is every brush ever needed for different applications, from eyeshadow to contouring. I am very happy with these." —karen

    Get a 10-piece set from Amazon for $13.99 (available in three designs).

    6. A pair of velvet opera gloves for adding old-Hollywood glamour to any outfit.

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in three colors).

    7. A bouquet of artificial silk peonies that look as fresh and beautiful as real ones. They are affordable, need zero maintenance, and last forever and ever.

    Promising review: "Just as pictured, well made, very pretty peony flowers. Look more realistic than others found in regular stores!" —Kimberley Nofziger

    Get a five-pack from HandcraftsInStudio on Etsy for $9.99 (available in seven colors).

    8. Pink holographic nail polish to wear when you need a little extra sparkle in your life.

    Promising review: "I'm a nail tech and sometimes unsure about brands I'm unfamiliar with. I purchased three of the ILNP holographic polishes. They are a true holographic (not pearl or iridescent). They are absolutely stunning! Perfectly blended and great consistency. I will definitely be ordering more of these. On the higher end of what I normally pay, but in this case, the price reflects the quality." —Arizona Nail Tech

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    9. A subscription to Birchbox so you can receive five beauty samples catered to your taste and needs.

    You'll get to try all sorts of products (from haircare to skincare to makeup) without having to commit to a full-size purchase!

    Get a subscription for $10 a month.

    10. A set of silky PJs that look and feel incredibly luxurious.

    Promising review: "I bought the navy blue set, and it is true to the color as pictured. The fabric feels just the same as my Victoria's Secret set, and I paid a fraction of the price! Very impressed!" —Sheila Smith

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and seven colors).

    11. A set of diamond pens all your friends and coworkers will try to steal.

    Promising review: "These pens are AWESOME! They are beautiful and write so nicely. Quality is great. I am definitely recommending to friends!" —Stephanie Albury

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

    12. A lap desk with a tilting top perfect for reading a book, working on a laptop, or eating breakfast in bed.

    Promising review: "This table is awesome. I hook a little attachable light on it to do some work at home. The wood is nice, and I love that the table is black. Very classic and earthy. The angles are also diverse for whatever your needs are. I use a 15" MacBook on this, and it doesn't slide off." —H. Do

    Get it from Amazon for $26.74 (available in two colors).

    13. A pair of plush sheepskin insoles that'll instantly transform regular shoes into warm cocoons.

    Promising review: "Your boots feel like new if you insert these under your feet. Also great for boots that never had wool in the bottom in the first place, like rain boots. These inserts increase the coziness of your footwear. Definitely worth the money." —E.H.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 4-13).

    14. A lightweight hair oil to make your mane shine like silk without leaving any greasy residue.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this product. I have very dry, puffy-looking hair, but when I use a little of the serum on damp hair before I blow dry, it comes out feeling so smooth with no frizz. It also protects my hair against my flat iron and keeps it straight for days! Does not leave any greasy residue." —Lauren525

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    15. A salt massage stone for an affordable at-home spa treatment. It'll help loosen muscle knots and relieve tension.

    You can heat it in the microwave for a minute or chill in the freezer for your massage of choice.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    16. A shaggy faux fur rug that's both warm and aesthetically pleasing, whether laid on the floor or draped over a chair.

    Promising review: "Extremely happy with my purchase and the price I paid for this awesome rug. The fur is very soft and long enough to give that beautiful look in pictures. The color is a beautiful bright white. The back of the rug is a nice soft material as well. Very easy on the skin and touch. This product met every expectation I had in a faux fur rug. The size is great as well. No smell either, if you're worried about that." —Mary Garza

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four sizes and five colors).

    17. A gorgeous kimono robe to wear around the house and feel extremely fancy in. When the weather gets warmer, you can wear it out as a jacket!,

    Promising review: "This is literally the most beautiful piece of clothing I've ever bought, period. It is light, long, comfortable, pleasant to the skin (I'm very picky), and the pattern and colors are GORGEOUS. I have a turquoise one and just had to get another one. The black is literally breathtaking. I come home and immediately change into it. It is comfortable and makes me feel beautiful and elegant. Best purchase ever. Will be buying more colors." —NatalieG

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in 10 colors).

    18. A glass bottle so pretty, you'll actually want to drink lots of water from it.

    Get it from Asos for $22.50.

    19. A cheek and lip rouge that'll definitely make you the fairest of them all.

    Get it from Modcloth for $19.

    20. A makeup organizer to keep your vanity neat and tidy. Getting ready in the morning will be much faster when you don't have to dig around for products.

    Promising review: "This organizer is fantastic! It was just what I needed for my vanity table! It holds all of my makeup and brushes, and I love the liners inside of the drawers. Definitely a great buy!" —Shelley

    Get it from Wayfair for $20.99.

    21. A natural silk pillowcase so your skin and hair will feel as soft and smooth as the pillowcase itself.

    Promising review: "This silk pillow made me feel like I was sleeping in a luxurious five-star resort instead of my normal bed. Goodbye, face creases and messy hair! My skin felt softer and smoother after sleeping on my silk pillowcase and my hair was much less frizzy. I highly recommend purchasing this pillowcase if you want to turn your bed into a luxurious retreat." —b.fam

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in five sizes and 29 colors).

    22. A lip sleeping mask that'll soothe dry and flaky lips. Apply before bed, and you'll wake up with a soft and supple pout. / Via

    Promising review: "This is phenomenal! I'm so in love with this product. My lips are super soft and haven't been chapped since I've purchased this lip mask." —Ninaaaaaaaaaa

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    23. A box of gummy bears made with Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne to nibble on whenever you need a little pick-me-up.

    Get them from Sugarfina for $8.50+ (available in three sizes), Sur La Table for $9.95 (small), or Bloomingdales's for $20 (large).

    24. A faux-leather wallet for keeping your cards, cash, and receipts organized in the prettiest way possible.

    Get it from Asos for $13 (also available in black).

    25. A box of chocolate soaps made with cocoa powder and essential oils that smell good enough to eat... but don't!

    Promising review: "It's a great little treat to be spoiled by the smell of warm chocolate as I begin my day. I received this as a birthday gift earlier this year. After one use, I knew I would need to re-order! The way this bar soap left my not-so-young skin was very similar to higher-end skin lotions, which I didn't have to use — because I didn't need them. This will be a staple for me, going forward." —Jamie

    Get a four-pack from Uncommongoods for $28.

    26. A detangling brush to smooth out your locks with minimal tugging.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $12.

    27. A dual showerhead for making your daily shower a spa-like experience. It even has massage and mist settings!

    Promising review: "I bought two of these, one for my master bath and one for my guest bath. They are in short, godlike. Having two shower heads misting down on you with hot water during illness or cold weather has been terrible for my water bill, and my wife has only been able to get me to leave the shower once the water heater is empty. Now I need an on-demand water heater and to find a water-proof PC. Then I will never leave. —B. Esplin

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    28. A set of ultra-hydrating face masks to restore your parched skin to a dewy state.

    Promising review: "I didn't think too much of these masks since they were so cheap. But they are amazing. There are no repeat masks, and they left my skin very soft and moisturized! I also shared with a couple friends who love them as well. They are great for quick and easy spa days." —Jenea

    Get a 16-pack from Amazon for $11.20.

    29. A super absorbent microfiber towel that'll dry hair faster and reduce frizz.

    Promising review: "My medium-length, fine, and wavy hair clings to water. It takes ages for my hair to air dry on its own, and I don't like using blow dryers or other hot tools. This towel dries my hair quickly, and there's noticeably less frizz compared to a regular towel. I can also wrap the towel into a turban, which is remarkable because I have a fairly large head for a woman (no kidding, my graduation cap wouldn't fit on my head, and it just had to be pinned in place). Summary: This towel is at the top of my list for beauty purchases, no question." —Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in four colors).

    30. A crown-shaped catchall to remind you that you are a QUEEN (and don't let anyone tell you otherwise).

    Get it from West Elm for $29.

    31. A contour sleep mask perfect for daily use or traveling. It won't smudge your makeup or damage your eyelashes.

    This sleep mask is specially molded (like two little cups) to allow free eye movement — it is not directly pressed onto the eyes.

    Get it from Paper Source for $16.95.

    32. A roll of scented drawer liners that'll make the inside of your IKEA furniture look and smell amazing.,

    Promising review: "I used these to decorate the bottom of my IKEA Alex drawers for my makeup. It looks very stylish and vintage. It's not too overpowering, but made my makeup palette smell so nice! It is a little spendy but totally worth it!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in four scents).

    33. A pineapple candle to add a little tropical flair to your decor. It'll look great on the shelf even when it's not burning, and you can reuse the container!

    Get it from West Elm for $29.

    34. A box of herbal teas created by Traditional Chinese Medicine doctors for restoring harmony, vitality, and balance.

    Get a 12-pack from Anthropologie for $15 (available in three styles).

    35. A book of inspirational prints that you can tear out and frame on your walls.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.40 or Anthropologie for $17.

    36. A super affordable matte eyeshadow palette destined to become your go-to all year round. The neutral colors are great for creating both natural or dramatic looks.

    Promising review: "Finally — a truly 100% matte neutral palette that blends like a dream. This palette is magic. The shades complement each other. They are buildable, blendable, and perfect on their own for every day or mixed with more dramatic colors and finishes in your collection for nighttime/special events. This is just a great standard palette to have on hand. Every collection needs a variety of matte neutrals, and this palette will have you covered. The quality is unreal. Since I got it, I've been using it nonstop. With a good primer, they are budge-proof." —CeeBee1990

    Get it from e.l.f. for $3.20.

    37. A bottle opener disguised as a majestic unicorn.

    Get it from Modcloth for $9.

    38. A cozy plaid scarf that'll double as a blanket or shawl.

    Promising review: "This blanket scarf is so beautiful and probably one of the best things I've bought in a long time. Richly colored plaid on one side, black and white herringbone on the other. It looks so much more expensive than it is. Great deal." —AJ Fern

    Get it from Amazon for $14.86 (available in 10 patterns).

    39. A simple gold watch to add a touch of sophistication to any outfit.

    Get it from Asos for $28.

    40. A pair of hanging planters for a chic way to display your succulents.

    Get them from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in three styles and two colors) or Modcloth for $29.

    41. A nourishing hand cream (formulated with shea butter) that looks and smells exactly like a perfectly ripe peach.

    Promising review: "I love this product! It smells like a fresh peach, and it's so hydrating. I reapply several times a day, and you don't need much. After several days of using it, my hands were smoother, younger looking, and definitely more hydrated. Bonus: it's easy to find in your bag!" —HLD

    Get it from Soko Glam or Walmart for $12.

    42. A coin purse to stash some change away for a manicure or a cupcake... or whatever else you like to treat yourself to. You deserve it!

    Get it from Paper Source for $12.95.

    43. A sleek hair clip for a classy way to keep your tresses from falling into your face.

    Promising review: "So excited about this purchase! Perfect for days when I don't want to wash my hair. It's so pretty and stays in all day. Love it." —Sandee88

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 (available in two colors).

    44. A bag of decadent hazelnut creme-flavored coffee that'll make the best latte you've ever tasted.

    I received a bag of this for Christmas, and I was blown away by how good it is. So delish!

    Promising review: "This coffee smelled so good when I opened the bag I wanted to eat the coffee grounds, lol." —Weezie

    Get it from Macy's for $14.

    Live your best life in 2018!

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