/28 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

28 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

Hamilton stickers, creative kitchen gadgets, quirky earrings, and more under $25 delights you totally deserve.

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2.

A Baby Yoda Chia Pet that’s pretty much your (The) Child-hood dream come true and the perfect companion for watching season 2 of The Mandalorian.


Amazon

The pot can be reused over and over, and the kit comes with instructions, a drip tray, and enough chia sees for three rounds of planting. The plants should be fully grown in a week or two!

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (also available in Chewbacca and regular Yoda).

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A sheet of peel-and-stick marble-effect paper to customize pretty much any of the surfaces in your home — from floors to countertops to drab pieces of decor — to make them look like they belong in a million-dollar listing. Not to mention give you a fun and Insta-worthy at-home project.


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It can easily be removed and re-stuck if you don’t get it perfect on the first try (I feel you)!

Promising review: “So Pinteresting! I used this adhesive film to turn two cheap Ikea tables into less cheap-looking Ikea tables because I’m not made of money but I would like others to believe I am. Super simple to use and a ton of it for the price; I was really pleased overall. The pattern actually looks like marble, not a weird pixel-y repetitive pattern, so that’s great as well.” —Spencer House

Get a 17-inch x 78-inch roll from Amazon for $10.47.

4.

A Golden Girls clean/dirty dishwasher magnet that’ll have all your housemates saying ~thank you for being a friend~ for sparing them the eternal struggle of whether or not it’s okay for them to put their gross cereal bowl in the machine.

5.

e.l.f. cream eyeliner, a cruelty-free, vegan, water-resistant liner that should, thankfully, hold up against tears. You might shed a few when you realize how much money you’ve been wasting on fancy eyeliner brands over the years (or maybe they’ll just be tears of joy when you see this stuff’s price tag).


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Promising review: “I’ve used other cream eyeliners — Mac, Bobbi Brown, etc. — and this one is by far the better product. Where others were dry or smudged-looking, this creamy eyeliner goes on smoothly with a solid, deep pigment. Use one layer for a smoky kohl look, or get the sharpness and depth of a liquid liner with two coats. It even works on the water line without smearing or running. The angled brush makes the perfect cat eye shape if applied flat at the outer corners of the eye. The only thing I would change is to invest in an angled eyeliner brush with a longer handle — the one that comes with the liner is a bit short. We’ll see if it can outlast the sweat and humidity of summer, but so far I only have to apply it once a day. I even made the mistake of rubbing my eye and expected a disaster, but this stuff didn’t budge!” —Eden Spatz-bender

Get it from Amazon for $5.30.

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A whimsical double-layer bear face glass ~ear~ to make your morning juice, your afternoon tea, and everything in between a little sweeter.


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Promising review: “I expected this to be plastic, but it’s actually glass which I am thrilled about! This is adorable. Not even ashamed to say I bought this for myself, but it would make a perfect gift! :)” —Katherine Beccera

Get it from Amazon for $8.68+ (available in two colors).

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An absolutely adorbs Hello Kitty razor set that’s more than just a pretty face. In addition to the precious printed handle, it’s got an ergonomic grip, built-in conditioning bar so you won’t need shaving cream, and a four-blade head. Give it to me right meow!


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It comes with four replaceable heads.

Promising review: “This is my favorite razor of all time, and when I spotted this limited-edition one I just had to buy it. The quality is great as usual! The printing on the razor is great and just overall super cute. I think this razor is great for people just starting out shaving, because it’s cute and their razor heads are so moisturizing! While I have been shaving for a while, I love this razor since I have sensitive skin. Just overall 10/10!” —Ayden Irish

Get it from Amazon for $19.91+ (available in two styles).

8.

A rawr-some dinosaur planter so your plant can go down in ~pre-history~ as having the cutest abode in all the land.


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It’s got drainage holes and a tray base to collect the drips.

Promising review: “Adorable. Large area for soil so great for a spider plant or aloe! It’s a gift, so I just ordered another for me!!!” —Jody C

Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in three colors).

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A three-in-one burger press with molds sized for regular patties and sliders, plus a tool that’ll make creating stuffed patties super easy. Major *chef’s kiss.*


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It’s dishwasher safe and non-stick.

Promising review: “Hubby was not real thrilled when I decided to buy this item after watching someone in a video make a stuffed burger using one. He said his burgers were ‘just fine.’ Well, let me tell you, after the first use, he came inside while grilling and said ‘OK, so you were right. The burgers turned out perfectly sized, and because they are all shaped evenly, they cook better and don’t fall through the grates.’ I loved the fact that I could stick some cheese or olives in the middle of it and have a stuffed burger. Just buy it. I think you’ll love your new burger patty maker!” —Rebecca R.

Get it from Amazon for $9.56.

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Epic Hamilton stickers sure to get many a masterpiece stuck in your head. You won’t wanna ~throw away your shot~ to stock up on them.


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Check out more great Black womxn-owned Etsy shops like this one!

Get them individually for $3.75+ (available in three designs and in foil or glossy material) or a set of three for $12 (available in foil or glossy material), all from StylishSista on Etsy.

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Pantene hair rescue shots, wash-out treatments (emphasis on “treat”) that’ll nourish and strengthen damaged strands, prevent split ends, and probably also get that LMFAO song stuck in your head.


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Shots shots shots shots shots shots EVERYBODDDYYYY!

Promising review: “It’s like hair MAGIC… seriously. I didn’t expect them to actually live up to all the hype built up around the product, but I couldn’t be more glad to be wrong in this instance! I color treat my hair and even though I’ve cut back a lot on heat styling, I still use heat to style when I’m going out somewhere. I’m 40 now and I have been coloring and using heat since my early teens, so at one point my thin, fine hair was like straw. I’ve got it back to an extremely healthy-looking state. These rescue shots make that upkeep much simpler and they are so reasonably priced. Though these are supposed to be one-use capsules, since my hair is thin and fine I get two uses out of each one. The first time I used one was a week after coloring my hair. I had done my regular dye job, then used a highlight kit to put in highlights for summer…well that highlight kit was a disaster, so I had to color it A THIRD time in a two-week period to get it back to its regular color, and it stressed my hair more than a bit. One treatment with this, and you literally couldn’t tell what I’d just put my poor hair through. I had already tuned the ends and this made my hair so soft, silky and healthy-looking. I couldn’t believe it. And it stayed that way for all over a week, when I did the next treatment. I HIGHLY recommend this hair treatment and I will continue to use it as long as they sell it!” —Kindle Customer

Get two three-packs from Amazon for $9.94.

13.

Sip-sational reusable plastic sloth straws in case you thought sipping your fave beverage couldn’t get any better. But friend, sloths make EVERYTHING better.


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Get a set of two from Amazon for $7.99.

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A shockingly affordable, soft mini skirt that’s basically fashion cordu-royalty — it rules no matter if you rock it with a graphic tee and sneakers or a sleek top and booties.


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BuzzFeed Shopping editor Heather Braga has and loves this cutie! Here’s what she has to say about it: “This skirt was there for me in my time of need! I had a broken foot, so when last-minute plans came up and I was in need of a cute outfit (that didn’t require trying to pull pants on over my cast) I took a chance on this lil’ number. And I’m so glad I did! It’s stretchy, soft, and made my butt look fabulous. Def ordering in another color.”

Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in women’s sizes XS-XL and in eight colors).

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A squee-worthy Pusheen baking cookbook full of 40 adorable and Insta-worthy themed recipes you’ll want to ~paws~ to admire before you devour.


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While it’s got recipes for a variety of skill levels reviewers say most of the creations require some skill due to the detailed Pusheen designs (though the back does have some templates!). Recipes include sugar cookies, tarts, chiffon cake, donuts, ice cream, and jellies!

Get it from Amazon or Barnes & Noble for $10.99+, Target for $12.09, or Bookshop for $18.39 (to support local booksellers), or check your local library.

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Gluten-free and keto-friendly cheddar cheese powder to add delicious flavor to pretty much anything you could ever want to put cheese on…which is basically everything. *Sprinkles cheese on entire life.*


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Promising review: “This cheddar cheese powder is amazing! I have added it to popcorn and used it to make a mac ‘n’ cheese substitute similar to the blue box variety, which came out perfect. It tastes very similar without all the chemicals and additives. I will repurchase. My child with sensory issues will only eat Kraft and she approved. Mom win!” —Aurora Cosmos

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

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A moo-tiful velvet cow-print scrunchie, because cow print is one of the most fun trends for fall, IMHO. Also, cows are probably jealous that ponies get all the glory when it comes to ponytails.


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Promising review: “This is the second one I’ve bought of these scrunchies. They’re super cute and comfy and good quality!!” —Caleigh Stevens

Get it from Threadsbytie on Etsy for $5 (available in more colors here).

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A hilarious fruit-shaped cat cap that’ll pretty much pay for itself in entertainment value with just one picture of your kitty (though you’ll be taking approximately 863).


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Promising review: “I would give these 10 stars if I could, but I’m sure Freya would give it a -3. I think she looks like an angelic banana, but she is not amused. I don’t believe this causes her physical discomfort, but her self-esteem has plummeted. Long story short, makes your cat look stupid, as planned. LOL.” —Amazon Customer

Get one in a random fruit from Amazon for $7.49.

19.

Sweet fuzzy face doggo socks sure to ~breed~ some warm and fuzzy feelings in your heart.


Aeropostale

Get three pairs from Aeropostale for $4.38 (originally $10.65).

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A squee-worthy Jiji pin that will unfortunately most likely be delivered with your regular mail, not by a young witch in training and her delivery service. But it’s still pretty much perfect.


Teal Teacup

This bronze-plated cutie is from an amazing Black-owned small business that makes tons of adorable and quirky (and often anime-themed) pins, stickers, pillows, and charms. The site even features a handy list of resources of ways to get involved with and places to donate to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Get it from Teal Teacup for $12+ (available in A or B grade).

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A cruelty-free, vitamin E and jojoba oil-enriched tinted lip oil guaranteed to become your new everyday go-to, since it’s so moisturizing and natural-looking. Yes, lip oil, I’m a ~pucker~ for you.


Versed

It’s paraben- and sulfate-free, the packaging is recyclable, and it can even be used as a cheek tint, too!

Promising review: “So much yes in one tube. Truly makes you look put together with no effort. Easy. Swipe on you are ready to take on the day. Adds a touch of color and a bit of shine, but not overly done. Simple and perfect. It’s got just the right texture, and it def stays on and wears beautifully through even my morning coffee!” —Megshado19

Get it from Versed for $9.99 (available in three shades).

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A cute and inspirational lemon sticker to help cheer you up when you’re feeling sour.

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A paraben-free, aloe-infused, water-based lubricant for everything from menstrual cup insertion to sex that’ll be much more of a treat for your downstairs zone than the sticky drugstore brand you’re currently using.


Intimina

Promising review: “Very good lubricant. I only need a couple of drops and it helps my menstrual cup go in extremely smoothly.” —Anonymous

Get it from Intimina for $7.61 (originally $8.95).

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A sweet silicone cleansing brush, which is super cute but also super useful. Just load this little dude with your cleanser for a sudsational deep clean.


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Promising review: “This is a great cleansing and exfoliating tool. I bought this because my Clarisonic broke. I used this two or three times a week and found it to be a cute and effective tool. I rarely wear makeup, but when I do, it’s often heavy. This tool (in combination with my cleanser) got it off every time. My makeup is also dark, but it never stained. It’s really good at clearing up the blackheads on my nose. After reading some of the reviews when I initially purchased it, I became curious and decided to test how sanitary/safe it is. After five months, I removed the sponge and turned the silicone inside out. Besides two tiny pieces of dead skin, it was fine. There wasn’t an odor or mold. However, similar to a Clarisonic brush head, for sanitary purposes, this should be replaced every three months or so. I look forward to getting this product again.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $6.50.

26.

Wonder Woman bikini undies to have you feeling ~super~ comfy and about as bad~ass~ as the princess of the Amazons.


MeUndies

Promising review: “OMG I love this underwear!!!! I bought my first pair about a year ago and have continued to grow my collection since. The fabric is so soft and comfy and the patterns are adorable!!” —Fifi

Get them from MeUndies for $18 ($14 for members; available in sizes XS-4XL and in 41 colors and prints).

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A mini massage candle, which’ll melt down into a softening soybean and jojoba oil you’ll want to rub all over your (or a partner’s) skin for a sensual at-home pampering sesh.


Maude

It’s cruelty-free and vegan and available in an unscented option or one with notes of lemongrass, amber, tonka bean, and cedar leaf.

Promising review: “Intoxicating. The smell of this candle/oil is unreal. It creates such a sultry massage without being greasy or sticky. I 100% will buy again and give as gifts.” —Holly B.

Get it from Maude for $15 (available in two scents and in a full size version for $25).

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And a drool-worthy ruffled Patrick tote bag to have you singing “LEEDLE LEEDLE LEEDLE LEE” with joy.


Cakeworthy

Is this a tote bag? NO, THIS IS PATRICK!

Get it from Cakeworthy for $9.50 (originally $19.95).

You to your wallet after seeing all these treats:


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The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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