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    25 Of The Best Add-On Items You Can Get On Amazon

    Inexpensive little extras that might actually be better than the rest of your order.

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    Amazon's "add-on" items are small and inexpensive products that won't ship on their own, but can be purchased with other shipped-by-Amazon items as part of orders over $25. You can get some awesome stuff, and it's an affordable way to impulse-buy or try out a product. Hey, you have an Amazon order coming anyway!

    There are a few more important things to know. If one of your fave items is an add-on and you don't want to have to order it with a bunch of other stuff, you can opt to "Subscribe and Save" to recieve the item regularly without the $25 requirement. Also, you can always keep add-ons that interest you in your cart and they'll be saved there until you have an order that's eligible to include them. Oh, and if you fall in love with several things in this post, that $25 requirement can also be met with a cart full of only add-on items. Just an idea.

    So now that we've cleared that up, here are some awesome, affordable finds you're definitely gonna want to add to that cart:

    1. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, a miraculous mask that over 15,000 (!!!!!) reviewers swear by for getting every last bit of gunk out of their pores.

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    It's all natural, fragrance-free, and contains no animal products. And seriously, people who've struggled with acne say this stuff changed their lives.

    Promising review: "I'm 24 and this year my face started breaking out with cystic acne. I immediately went to the dermatologist, and then my acne got even worse. In desperation, I started looking up other treatments and came across Aztec healing clay. I stopped using all the topical stuff given to me by the dermatologist and started using this clay once a week and then upped it to every other day. The picture on the left was taken four months ago and the picture on the right was taken yesterday. I also started using Shea Moisture African black soap and Braggs apple cider vinegar as my toner. I strongly recommend Aztec healing clay, it's done more wonders than I could've ever imagined (and you can't beat the price)!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $8.30

    2. Divider sticky notes great for studying, note-taking, annotating books, or any other organizational task you face, smarty pants.

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    Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. The colors are quite bright and the tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle. I think every student or teacher should own these, and businesspeople should too. They're extremely useful for taking down important notes, planning, and generally recording important information in a place that won't get lost in your planner or notebook. I'll keep these in my book bag and definitely repurchase as soon as I'm close to running out." —malik

    Price: $3.71

    3. A super-strong, weather-resistant, easy-to-tear take on duct tape, because when don't you need duct tape? I've always been convinced it can solve anything.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is awesome! Although it's a little thicker than duct tape, it tears easily and has great holding power. I'd say it's the perfect blend between duct tape and gaffer tape. It's not so sticky that you regret using it, but still strong enough to get the job done. I'll never go back to regular old duct tape. This stuff is like gold in my book, and I'll always have it in my toolbox and my backpack." —The Optimist

    Price: $4.84

    4. Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Night Cream, a paraben-free moisturizer that also claims to reduce fine lines. It gives new meaning to the phrase "beauty sleep."

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    Promising review: "After years on Amazon, I'm finally writing my first review because this product is just that good. It feels comforting, but not heavy or greasy like other night creams I've used. It absorbs into the skin like a dream and I can't stop rubbing my cheek after I've put it on — it's so soft! The scent is soothing and elegant in a natural way. When I wake up in the morning, my skin is happy and hydrated, but not oily at all. I don't even feel like I need to wash my face in the morning (like I've felt after wearing heavier creams at night). Would you believe that even after a long, hard day, the promise of putting on this cream actually gets me to wash my face before bed every night? With makeup remover and everything? It must be a miracle! I just adore this cream." —Lisa

    Price: $9.39

    5. DampRid moisture absorber, which comes in handy little tubs that'll mil-dew a great job of keeping the air free of that icky, humid smell that's definitely the worst part of summer.

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    Each tub lasts up to 60 days and can be refilled with moisture-absorbing beads. It works best in small spaces like closets and bathrooms, and claims to help reduce allergens in the air, too!

    Promising review: "I live in a humid climate where keeping towels and sheets smelling fresh seems impossible. I purchased this and placed one of the two containers in a small bathroom closet where my wife and I store linens. It's been working like a charm! I personally like the scent it gives the closet space. After two weeks, the towels and sheets still smell fine, no musty odors. This has been the most effective method of preventing the pesky mildew smells that can propagate during the rainy season. I also like the small, inconspicuous buckets because they're easy to place on the floor or a shelf." —Kort

    Price: $4.49+ for a pack of two (available in two scents)

    6. V.I.Poo, a scent-trapping spray you spritz on the water before you do your business, so no one will ever have to smell the evidence.

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    Promising review: "I thought this was a joke, but OMG, the joke was on me. My poo odors can make onions cry. It's really embarrassing. I even tried to rearrange my poo schedule at work because I was getting tired of going to different floors and dodging coworkers when nature started screaming, "LET IT OUT!" Then I stumbled upon this. When the moment hit, I shook my little pre-poo anti-stink mixture, sprayed the toilet water about five times, and said a prayer. Then...nothing! No screams for a courtesy flush from the husband, no children yelling for me to close the door, no gagging from my self-inflicted poo cloud of horror, just peace. Why didn't I know about this product? Why is this not mass-marketed? WHY isn't it licensed to every toilet bowl manufacturer to auto-dispense after every flush? This is TRULY a lifesaver and my anxiety over public pooping is 100% cured! My husband, my mom, and everyone else I can share this with are customers for life! Are there stock options?" —Insane M💋mmy

    Price: $5.69+ (available in two scents)

    7. Glam gold foil playing cards for hosting the fanciest game night ever.

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    They'd also make a great gift — the recipient will think you spent wayyy more than five bucks.

    Promising review: "My 9-year-old son's eyes lit up when I gave him these real gold-dipped cards! He insisted they must be worth thousands. :) These don't get mixed up with all our other cards because they're so different, which is nice." —Amy & Jason W. in Austin

    Price: $4.87

    8. A cucumber witch hazel toner with aloe vera and antioxidants that'll cleanse your skin like a dream — maybe that's why it has over 3,000 positive reviews.

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    Psst! A toner like this works best for those with sensitive, dry, or combination skin, but if you have oily or acne-prone skin you might want to try this brand's witch hazel astringent, which is (hooray!) also an add-on item.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. I'm 36 years old and have enlarged pores, adult acne, dry cheeks, an oily T-zone, and uneven skin. I'm also extremely sensitive to products. I've been using this product daily for two months and it has alleviated or improved all my skin problems. It doesn’t dry out my skin and I haven't had a single pimple since using it. My pores look smaller, and it’s very gentle on my skin — it doesn’t burn at all. I just purchased my second bottle and it's definitely something I'll continue to purchase." —Jacqueline

    Price: $9.31 for the cucumber scent (also available in three other scents that aren't add-ons)

    9. Adorable plastic baggies shaped like mason jars so you can pack the ~artsiest~ lunch of all time.

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    They're way more durable than a real jar and dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "My daughter bought me a set of these as a gift. I liked them so much that I ordered some from Amazon. They're very heavy-duty and reusable. I've given them as gifts with cookies in them, so I will need to order more." —Lynnae

    Price: $2.99 for two large bags (also available in two other sizes that aren't add-ons)

    10. A super-volumizing mascara that'll give you lashes worthy of a flirting cartoon character.

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    Promising review: "Your mascara search is over. This is it. As someone who fosters a healthy obsession with makeup, I don't say this lightly. Mascara is perhaps the most important product in my daily beauty routine, and over the years I've bought expensive brands like Dior and Benefit. This Maybelline formula is drugstore-priced, but high-end quality. The fact that this product is under $6 is absolutely ridiculous — I wish I'd bought it years ago! I love the application wand. It's curved at the end, which gives your lashes a lot of curve, ideal for people who like to skip the eyelash curler in the morning. The shape also makes it perfect for really getting into those small spaces and curves of your lash line that are sometimes missed with a straight wand. The formula is, in a word, DREAMY. The black is the kind of true black that creates such drama and intensity in your lashes. It goes on easily — a few swipes of the wand and your lashes, like the name claims, WILL look almost like falsies. It doesn't feel thick or heavy, and it's shockingly hard to create clumps (with the amount of volume you get with this product, you'd expect much more clumping). The length is like nothing I've ever experienced with other mascara brands —when I use this, my eyelashes LITERALLY brush my brow bone. Every single time I wear it, I get endless compliment on my eyelashes, and at least one person asks me what mascara I use. Every day. That's just the kind of product this is. So do yourself a favor and buy this, you won't regret it." —Kayla

    Price: $4.66+ (available in seven colors)

    11. A pack of Command strips so you can decorate your walls without making holes or leaving behind any residue.

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    Two pairs can hold up to eight pounds!

    Promising review: "I've found about a million uses for these things. I love them! I used them to hang some small containers from my bathroom mirrors to put combs and miscellaneous objects in. I used them to mount my internet router, Fire TV, and all the wires to the back of my TV so they can't be seen. I used them to attach my paper towel holder to the side of my kitchen cabinets. I used them to stick a sunglass case on the visor in my car. Seriously, these hold a lot of weight and have a million different uses. The only thing I didn't use them for was hanging pictures, but I'm sure they're good for that too." —Sheena Bates

    Price: $2.56 for two pairs of large strips

    12. A rubber ducky that'll not only make bathtime lots of fun, but safer, too — it's got an indicator on the bottom that shows the word "hot" when the water temp gets too high.

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    Promising review: "We got this ducky for our little one's bath time, and we liked it so much we bought another one to give to our friends who are expecting. It looks just like an ordinary rubber ducky, but it tells you if the water is too hot. It's also the only rubber ducky we have that actually floats upright. So, it increases safety, looks cute, and floats. Who could ask for anything more?" —Amanda M.

    Price: $1.99

    13. A 12" Loofa dog toy you'll definitely want to gift your furry friend. Especially if you're anything like me and still remember those commercials with the little dachshund who loves one of these and it still makes you get choked up.

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    In case you don't remember it, here it is, and you're welcome. Don't mind me, I just have something in my eye!!!!!

    Promising review: "I buy this toy every month or two for my pug-chihuahua mix. It's NOT durable, but for a stuffed toy, it's the most lovable form possible. The toy is long enough that you can grab a different end if one side is too wet. My pup loves this so much that it quickly became a best friend rather than a normal toy to destroy. It lasts a while, but only because he's gentle with it. He chews delicately. It's cheaper online, so I'm coming here for future purchases!" —bitobubbly

    Price: $3.91 (also available in an 18" version that's not an add-on)

    14. Or a dangly cat toy aptly called the "Cat Dancer," which may inspire so much joy in your feline, they'll burst into a happy dance.

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    Promising review: "I have a whole room filled with cat toys that my cat is not interested in. It's funny how the least expensive cat toy I have makes him go crazy. He plays with this until he's panting like a dog and I've never seen him jump so high. I'm certain this toy will help him lose his belly. He loves it! I highly recommend it!" —Kwoo

    Price: $1.99

    15. A hella hydrating lip balm that adjusts to the pH of your skin and turns the perfect shade of pink just for you.

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    Promising review: "I'm in love with this product and the color. It has the tiniest tint of pink and makes your lips look bigger without looking like you're wearing a heavy gloss or lipstick. It has a very, very soft feel and is a pleasure to wear. I just bought it for all my friends and I can't stop putting it on." —H. MCCARTHY

    Price: $1.79+ (also available in five other colors)

    16. Aww-worthy woodland critter pencils you simply moose-t add to your desk. Everybunny will want to know where you got them, for fox sake, so I couldn't bear it if you passed up a product so cute.

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    Okay, I'll give the puns a fo-rest now.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome set of pencils. Everyone in my office loves them." —Felix

    Price: $4 (also available in three other designs that aren't add-ons)

    17. A frosting spatula and a decorating tool that'll totally take your baking game to the next level (extra Instagram likes are basically included).

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    Promising review (for the spatula): "Wow! I've never owned an angled icing tool before, but everyone who makes cakes should own this! It makes icing a breeze! It saves time and makes the cake look professional by applying an even amount of icing! I bought the Wilton Dessert Decorator along with this tool and it was the best purchase! I'm not a baker, but dude, my cakes were looking pretty dope!" —SMTWNGal

    Price: $5.12 for the spatula and $5.03 for the decorating tool with five interchangeable tips and two couplers.

    18. A classic Rubik's Cube so you'll never be bored again. I dare you to resist looking up a YouTube tutorial on how to solve it — I believe in you.

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    Promising review: "'I've always sucked at Rubik's Cubes. As an adult, I figured I'd have to be good at these now and my brain could handle solving it. Turns out, I still suck, but it's fun to mess around with and it's a challenge. A Rubik's Cube is perfect for training your brain and testing your patience! Lastly, the little stand that comes with this is oddly amazing; I didn't know I needed it but I'm glad I have it!" —noneyobidness

    Price: $6.79

    19. A pad of clever sticky notes that's actually honest about the struggle of trying to remember things. Will you actually ignore your to-do reminder? Maybe, but at least you tried!

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    *Writes note* *Sticks it somewhere* *Never looks at note again*

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these sticky notes. I've purchased many of these, not only for myself but for my boss, husband, and friends. They're a funny way to get your attention. They're more noticeable than a plain sticky note so it helps you get done what needs to get done. I enjoy these and would recommend them." —Taressa Thompson

    Price: $4.20 (also available in 22 other designs that aren't add-ons)

    20. A jumbo bag of Hershey's Kisses to help you prematurely fulfill your dream of becoming the grandma who always has candy for everyone. Or you could always save them all for yourself.

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    Did you know that Hershey's Kisses are kosher and gluten-free? Neither did I, but yay! Kisses for everyone!!!

    Promising review: "I could live on these. Literally — I could survive without wanting anything else. Not the healthiest lifestyle choice, but if I were forced to pick one product to live on for the rest of my life, it would be Hershey's Kisses. As for my ACTUAL review, the 40 oz. size is so much more convenient than buying a few bags at the grocery store, and it's definitely cheaper. This is the second time I've ordered, and I don't think there ever WILL be a last time!" —S. Rockwell

    Price: $9.99

    21. An anti-static detangling comb that'll make frizz and flyaways a thing of the past, even for the thickest of tresses.

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    Promising review: "I ordered this comb to help keep my thick, wavy hair from being damaged by wet brushing. I can't brush my hair when it's dry without causing it to become a puff of frizz. I've been using this comb for about two weeks now and it really seems to be helping. It glides through my hair easily enough and none of the tines have broken. My hair looks better than ever. I've gotten a ton of compliments on it. The comb doesn't break up my wavy curls the way a brush does, so they stay together nicely. There's also seems to be less frizz, which I'm attributing to the anti-static comb. This was a great buy." —Tiffany

    Price: $2.97

    22. A lightweight BB cream sure to become the new foundation of your beauty routine.

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    Promising review: "This product goes on smooth and is so light that even though it has sunscreen in it, you don't feel like you have sunscreen on. The tint was perfect for my fair skin. It gave me a little bit of color that looked natural and left my skin with a glow. I noticed that after several hours in dry, air-conditioned rooms, my skin still felt smooth and moist." —DG

    Price: $6.19+ (available in three shades, two of which are add-ons)

    23. A set of metallic Sharpies so everything you write will truly shine.

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    Promising review: "These work just like other Sharpie markers do. They're permanent until they wear off or until cleaned with alcohol. I LOVE the colors in the metallic package. The three-pack comes with silver, bronze, and gold. The name of each color is actually printed on these markers so you can tell the difference between the gold and bronze (which look similar). They write smoothly and shine brilliantly on a variety of dark-colored papers and surfaces. I haven't found metallic markers that write as well as these do. I'll definitely be purchasing these again when mine run out of ink!" —Ashton

    Price: $4.39 for a set of three

    24. A super versatile S-biner clip (aka a double carabiner) that can support up to 75 pounds.

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    Promising review: "This is S-uperb for my uses. I use this to attach my lanyard to my belt loop or wheelchair when necessary. The S-biner has never accidentally released my stuff, so it's well-designed in my opinion. The springs are strong enough to hold things but not so strong that it causes problems for my weaker hands. The weight load I put on this S-biner is far below the stated limit, but I do think it's held up well to drops and tosses. I've dropped my keys with this attached many times and it still functions like new." —G

    Price: $2.94

    25. A Play-Doh factory that'll manufacture fun for you and your favorite kiddo.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my four-year-old grandson and we had a blast making all kinds of fun stuff. It comes with the machine, two slides that you insert that make different shapes when you load the Play-Doh and press the lever down, and two cans of Play-Doh. It's two months after Christmas and my grandson still plays with this a couple times a week, while other toys haven't been touched since the first day. It's still working just fine and the pieces are plastic, so it's easy to clean before we put it away. It's a great toy to allow a child to use their imagination and learn to use hand/eye coordination." —dflowers

    Price: $4.94

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