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A cult-favorite Fanola purple shampoo to nip brassiness in the bud. The violent pigment in this formula works to wash away unwanted yellow in your ‘do, meaning you can extend the time between salon visits meaning you can SAVE A TON OF MONEY. Easy + affordable? Someone pinch me.
An antimicrobial silicone scrubber that will banish the filth lurking in your kitchen sink…mold and mildew. Unlike the sponge you’re currently using to wash off your dinner, this peach-scented option *isn’t* a breeding ground for bacteria.
Stemless wine glasses capable of surviving anAmerican Horror Story-style apocalypse. These BPA-free babies are seriously shatterproofandstackable, meaning they’re the perfect fit for people with itty bitty kitchens.
A NYX setting spray to finish off your complexion. Humidity, sweat, tears: it’s all irrelevant when you’ve topped your foundation with this magic stuff, which works to mattify your makeup and prevent it from turning into a greasy mess.
Bottle Bright cleaning tablets to remove all that funky, gross, probably-starting-to-smell build-up in your favorite coffee tumbler and water bottle. These are biodegradable, chlorine-free, and — best of all — require absolutely NO effort or scrubbing.
A La Roche-Posay gel cleanser with a favorite five-letter word: C-L-E-A-R. This salicylic acid wash targets (and destroys) blackheads and whiteheads while ridding surface oil by up to 47%, so yeah! Clear complexions ahead.
A deodorant sponge capable of getting those dreadful white marks off your favorite black tee. Deodorant: so necessary because we smell, so annoying because it stains everything it touches.
An overflow drain cover for the Lush bath bomb aficionado who has yet to own a luxurious tub. You’ll get that clawfoot one day, but for now? This cover will add a whopping four extra inches of h2o to your soak!
A odor-eliminating candle available in a bunch of delicious scents (we’re talking apple cider, fresh cut roses, sunwashed cotton, and more). These soy, dye-free, cotton wick candles actually *gasp* rid your home of all wet dog, kitty litter smells.
An attachable aerator to make your less-than-$10 wine taste like it was sourced from Napa and aged for 10 centuries. “I’m getting some dry notes ofexpensive,”you’ll say.
A Bed Head curling wand that lets you create loose, beachy waves in mere nanoseconds. It’s designed with a tourmaline ceramic barrel to prevent frizz and increase shine, PLUS it heats up within a minute or two of being plugged in.
A silicone travel mat that is heat-resistant up to 450°F and prevents you from burning expensive things (like, gee, your furniture). Plus, you can wrap it around a hot tool before it’s completely cooled down.
A handy dandy checklist pad to make spring cleaning seemslightlyless daunting. Make a list, check it twice, you’re gonna find out…what you have and haven’t done yet.
An Oxo sink strainer that prevents food from falling down (and eventually clogging) your drain. The silicone basket even flips inside out so that you can easily dispose of all the accumulated ramen you ate for dinner.
A plug-in air ionizer designed to eliminate all the nasties (odors, germs, dust mites, pollen, bad vibes) from your home for a breath of air that is actually fresh! Can you imagine?
A concentrated O’Keeffe’s moisturizing cream ideal for dry, cracked hands in desperate need of some TLC. This water, glycerin, and paraffin formula is used (and loved) by everyone from construction workers to people with eczema.
A travel wallet because there is NOTHING WORSE than losing a connecting boarding pass while on a plane. Is it underneath your seat? In the carry-on you stored in the overhead compartment? DID YOU DROP IT EN ROUTE TO THE PLANE?
Vacuum storage bags for all the winter outerwear that takes up WAY too much space in your closet. Space that could be used for MORE winter outerwear, thank you very much…
Bioré cleansing cloths to stash by your nightstand because it’s been a long day, your eyes are shutting, and you’d rather chew off your pinky than get up to wash your face. But please, I beg of you, at least use a wipe. YOU SHOULD NOT BE SLEEPING WITH A FULL FACE OF FOUNDATION ON.
A flared t-shirt dress you’ll find yourself grabbing over and over (and over) again. Folks, say hello to your new go-to wardrobe staple. Please remember to wash it every once in a while.
Seamless Burlybands hair ties that won’t stretch, break, slip, OR damage your mane, nor will you have to halt your workout to fix your ponytail. These are perfect for super thick locks!
A ginger sugar overnight mask you apply before bed and voilà! You’ll wake up to a nourished pout ready for even the mostdryingof matte formulas (because I’m just going to come out and say it…🗣️matte formulas look great, but they ARE drying as heck).
A blending sponge to condense your many brushes into just one product. This squishy BB can be used for everything from concealer to setting powder, all while providing a natural finish that is (*IMPORTANT*) not blotchy. It trulyblendseverything to perfection so that you don’t have spots of cake-y, oompa loompa orange scatted across your cheekbones.
A clay bear you can place in (or *on*) everything from brown sugar and baked goods (to keep soften and maintain moisture) OR to spices and salts (to keep everything dry and crispy).
An over-the-door mesh organizer that can house up to 24 pairs. Carrie Bradshaw, if your apartment were actually on par with NYC standards (AKA tiny), you would’ve really loved this!
Bluetooth headphones comparable to ones from much pricier brands (and come on, we can’t afford those). These beauties are water-resistant, noise-cancelling, have a battery life of eight hours (when charged for two), and the bass sound? STRONG.
A shoe cleaning kit because time has come to take your white kicks and give them a good scrub-a-dub-dub. This will take even your saddest sneakers from grossly dirty to brand spanking new with just a few seconds of gentle polishing!
A coconut + coffee Yes To cleansing stick you’ll want to add to your AM routine. This stuff will ~wake up~ your skin like a cup of caffeine and is super hydrating, meaning your foundation will GLIDE on, I tell ya!
An Olympia rolling duffel bag perfect for the chronic overpacker. You can hypothetically shove 11 dresses, 19 tops, 18 sneakers, and your entire makeup bag in here — and you’ll *still* have room to spare. Magic! It exists!
A stainless steel odor absorber that will rid your hands of any pungent cooking or “It’s my night to wash the dishes” scents. Whether you’re chopping onions or cleaning fish, a quick wash with this bar, and voilà! Your hands are now odor-free.
Oil blotters you’ll want to stash in your purse immediately now that the humidity has returned, because these charcoal sheets will remove excess oilwithoutmessing up your makeup in the process. T-zone, you’ve given me no choice.
A fridge deodorizer you can fill with baking soda (or activated charcoal) to get rid of that STENCH. If your ice box has unbearable BO, consider this a 24/7 deodorant.
A TSA-approved transparent organizer so that you don’t have to fish around your suitcase for liquids (and then stuff them in a clear baggy) while going through airport security. As if flying isn’t nerve-wracking enough.
Room-darkening blackout curtains because the sun is shining, which is lovely! But you’re trying to sleep in and don’t want any distractions i.e. getting your vitamin d can wait.
Pre-filled liquid ant baits guaranteed to squash any chances of a Bug’s Life reunion in your home. Sorry not sorry, Flik, but ant colonies in my kitchen popping up the second the weather gets warm=not ideal.
A wrinkle-eliminating spray for the person who maybe doesn’t feel like showing up to that business meeting with a button-down that’s wrinkled beyond repair. PLUS! This spray works to eliminate static and odor, which is especially lovely if you’re a bit behind on laundry (which I totally am not hahah).
A John Frieda hair serum formulated with ginseng extract and a touch of magic. This lightweight, won’t-weigh-your-hair-down product works to control frizz in humid weather whilealsoacting as a heat-protectant!
A compact dustpan and brush set you’ll want to keep in your kitchen. This will allow you to quickly sweep up alllll that Cocoa Puffs cereal you spilled, but it won’t take up as much space as a boring regular-sized broom.
Me, an adult, getting OVERWHELMINGLY excited about purchasing a new sink strainer:
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