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    21 Things Under $20 That I'm Frankly Surprised You Don't Own By Now

    You've been meaning to try these things forever, so what are you waiting for?

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A dermaplaning face razor that also helps to exfoliate your skin — plus it comes with a razor guard, so you won't accidentally nick yourself!

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    It's also useful for tidying up your brows without needing tweezers or hot wax.

    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $5.99.

    2. A fabric shaver that'll get all those little fabric pills off your favourite sweaters and make them look like new again. It's practical and satisfying!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    3. A couple of bamboo charcoal odour absorbers that'll take away all the stink in your shoes, leaving them fresh as heck. They're also great to put in your gym bag, because you know it smells in there.

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    Get a two pack from Amazon Canada for $12.95.

    4. A super cute and shockingly inexpensive knitted winter hat that comes in 60(!!!) colours. Reviewers love that the hat feels more expensive than it is, and that they can afford to get it in as many shades as they desire. It's a bestseller for a reason!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.16 (available in 60 colours).

    5. A bottle of anti-residue shampoo that'll clean your scalp of all the build-up left behind by your regular shampoo. Just use this once a week and your scalp will feel brand new!

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    I'm very prone to painful scalp acne (especially at the hairline on the back of my neck) and nothing seemed to help. But ever since I started using this Neutrogena shampoo every week, my scalp has cleared right up!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    6. A silicone scalp massager that'll help you get that "salon hair wash" experience at home — it promotes blood circulation and helps clear your scalp of any buildup. Plus, it's under $5!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $3.43+ (also available in green).

    7. The Invisibobble, which will give you that perfect ponytail without causing that annoying hair bump when you take it out. They're especially good if you often get a headache when you wear a ponytail!

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    Get a three pack from Amazon Canada for $9.87.

    Check out our review of the Invisibobble here (#1 on the list).

    8. This eyeliner with a wing stamp that's an absolute must-have for anyone who just can't seem to master that little flick on their own. It comes with two eyeliner stamps (left and right) that both have an eyeliner pen at the other end. Perfect cat-eye, here I come!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.97.

    9. A genius dish squeegee — cleaning your plates just became a whole lot easier. Plus, it's curved, so it's just as good at cleaning bowls and other round dishes, too!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.75.

    10. A container of this cult-favourite pore cleansing healing clay that has nearly 2,500 (!!!) five-star reviews. It works really well when mixed with apple cider vinegar, but if you've got sensitive skin, it also works with water to give your pores a deep clean.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.69, and get some apple cider vinegar to mix it with from Amazon Canada for $2.49 (as an add-on item).

    Check out our full write-up (and some incredible before-and-after photos) here.

    11. Two packs of these miracle pimple patches that basically suck up all the gunk from your zit, shrinking it overnight and making it heal quicker. And the patches in the Clear Fit pack are practically invisible on your face!

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    Seriously, I've forgotten and nearly lost the patches on my face because they blend in so well with my skin — while still fixing any pimples I've got.

    Get one master pack and one clear master pack for $10.65.

    12. A set of double shower curtain rings, so you can remove one of the curtains without having to take everything down with it. Where have these been all my life?!

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    Get a set of 12 double rings from Amazon Canada for $7.48+ (available in three colours).

    13. Some super useful tabbed sticky notes so you can easily organize all your homework, documents, whatever — all without losing your place. Everyone else will be in awe of your organizational prowess!

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    Get a two pack from Amazon Canada for $9.72 (also available in one, three, four, six, eight, nine, and twelve packs).

    Check out our full review here!

    14. A space-saving cutlery organizer that stacks all of your knives, forks, and spoons on top of each other instead of side-by-side. If you live in a small place with very little storage, this thing is a lifesaver.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.59.

    15. A set of colourful patterned dress socks that'll add a little pizzazz to your professional ensemble. Show off some ankle!

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    Get a pack of five pairs from Amazon Canada for $18.99 (available in many different styles and pack sizes).

    16. Or, if you want a warmer option, try these vintage-style winter socks that will keep your tootsies toasty while also being gorgeous to look at.

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    Get a pack of five pairs for $10.99+ (available in six different style sets).

    17. This microfibre hair towel that'll absorb more water than a typical towel, plus it'll help combat the dreaded frizz. It's got a little button at the back so you can hook the towel end to it — it'll just stay in place while you wait for it to work its magic!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.49.

    18. A simple-but-brilliant dirty/clean dishwasher magnet, so you won't have to contemplate murdering your roommate for putting their dirty dishes in with the ones you just cleaned. Read the magnet, Brenda!!!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.49.

    19. And when that dishwasher is starting to look a bit gnarly, some dishwasher cleaning tablets will bring it back to its former glory. Just put it in the detergent tray and run a normal cycle without any dishes, or put it in the bottom of the dishwasher along with your dirty dishes. BAM! Clean dishwasher!

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    Get a pack of three tablets from Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    20. A couple of stainless steel tongue scrapers that'll rid your tongue of any plaque or leftover food bits that your toothbrush didn't get to. A lot of bad-breath issues are the result of an improperly-cleaned tongue, but now that won't apply to you!

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    Get two scrapers from Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    21. And lastly, we may not have Trader Joe's in Canada, but you can still have their Everything But The Bagel seasoning that you can put on bagels, pizza, pasta — basically anything that your heart desires.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.95.

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