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28 Affordable Luxuries To Treat Yourself To Right Now


1. A rocks glass featuring text from classics like Pride and Prejudice or Hamlet so you can feel extremely well-read while sipping on some booze.

Now all you need is a leather armchair.Promising review: "Very pleased with the quality of these glasses. Perfect size. Got a set of four. Loved the book choices. Highly recommend for any book lover." —CathyGet it from Uncommongoods for $15 (available in five books).

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Now all you need is a leather armchair.

Promising review: “Very pleased with the quality of these glasses. Perfect size. Got a set of four. Loved the book choices. Highly recommend for any book lover.” —Cathy

Get it from Uncommongoods for $15 (available in five books).

2. A pair of retro, oversized heart-shaped sunglasses for anyone who enjoys taking sweet selfies for the ‘gram.

Promising review: "Great quality! I get compliments wherever I go. Perfect size and super comfortable, too!" —Natalie CromwellGet them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in nine colors).

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Promising review: “Great quality! I get compliments wherever I go. Perfect size and super comfortable, too!” —Natalie Cromwell

Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in nine colors).

3. A set of seven Horcrux bookmarks you should definitely keep and not destroy.

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Promising review: “These bookmarks are perfect for a Harry Potter fan. Each bookmark is made of metal (no cheap plastic or paper materials) and is well designed. As a bookmark, they stay in place and do not move, even when I throw my book in my purse. The bookmark does not dent or damage the pages like other metal bookmarks tend to do. If you are giving this as a present, it comes in a very cool black box with the Harry Potter logo on the outside. Overall a great buy and a great gift for the Harry Potter book lover.” —KC.

Get them from ThinkGeek for $19.99 or Amazon for $29.50.

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Promising review: “These bookmarks are perfect for a Harry Potter fan. Each bookmark is made of metal (no cheap plastic or paper materials) and is well designed. As a bookmark, they stay in place and do not move, even when I throw my book in my purse. The bookmark does not dent or damage the pages like other metal bookmarks tend to do. If you are giving this as a present, it comes in a very cool black box with the Harry Potter logo on the outside. Overall a great buy and a great gift for the Harry Potter book lover.” —KC.

Get them from ThinkGeek for $19.99 or Amazon for $29.50.

4. A tube of lash-boosting serum formulated with panthenol and dogwood berry extract — it may help you get fuller fringe.

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You can use it alone or layer it under mascara. The panthenol and dogwood berry extract-enriched serum may help promote natural lash growth and improve lash strength.

Promising review: “Ok. I was EXTREMELY skeptical about buying this product but thought what the hell, it’s cheap, and got it. I’ve used it for about a month and can tell a HUGE difference in my lashes. They are much fuller and longer than before.” —Stephanie G

Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

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You can use it alone or layer it under mascara. The panthenol and dogwood berry extract-enriched serum may help promote natural lash growth and improve lash strength.

Promising review: “Ok. I was EXTREMELY skeptical about buying this product but thought what the hell, it’s cheap, and got it. I’ve used it for about a month and can tell a HUGE difference in my lashes. They are much fuller and longer than before.” —Stephanie G

Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

5. A set of three ceramic planters plus a bamboo stand for a pretty and space-saving way to display mini succulents.

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Promising review: “Well constructed, pots are well-made, and the hole on the bottom is sufficient for drainage. The pots are shallow, so they work best for smaller succulents that don’t have a ton of roots. Overall super satisfied!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

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Promising review: “Well constructed, pots are well-made, and the hole on the bottom is sufficient for drainage. The pots are shallow, so they work best for smaller succulents that don’t have a ton of roots. Overall super satisfied!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

6. A jelly cleansing ball that’ll make taking off your makeup a fun and satisfying experience.

Wet your face and directly massage the ball onto your skin to remove all traces of dirt, oil, and makeup. It's formulated with vitamin C-rich lychee extract, which can help brighten your skin. The ball will shrink with continued use. With proper care, it should last up to 45 days.Promising review: "I love this face wash! It does a great job getting all makeup off (I've used it after a wedding when I was wearing a TON of makeup — it got it all off in one wash), and my skin has really cleared up since I started using it. If you read the directions about storage and follow them, it will definitely last you a long time. It's inexpensive, fun to use, and I'm so impressed by how well it works." —bostonlarzGet it from Target for $12.99 or Bliss for $16.

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Wet your face and directly massage the ball onto your skin to remove all traces of dirt, oil, and makeup. It’s formulated with vitamin C-rich lychee extract, which can help brighten your skin. The ball will shrink with continued use. With proper care, it should last up to 45 days.

Promising review: “I love this face wash! It does a great job getting all makeup off (I’ve used it after a wedding when I was wearing a TON of makeup — it got it all off in one wash), and my skin has really cleared up since I started using it. If you read the directions about storage and follow them, it will definitely last you a long time. It’s inexpensive, fun to use, and I’m so impressed by how well it works.” —bostonlarz

Get it from Target for $12.99 or Bliss for $16.

7. A pair of never-tie shoelaces designed to transform any pair of sneakers into comfy slip-ons.

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These special shoelaces are designed to work in any shoe with shoelace eyelets. The pale pink color is limited edition and available until June 30.

Get them from Hickies for $17.99 (available in 19 colors).

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These special shoelaces are designed to work in any shoe with shoelace eyelets. The pale pink color is limited edition and available until June 30.

Get them from Hickies for $17.99 (available in 19 colors).

8. A pair of statement tassel earrings all your friends will be huge fans of.

Promising review: "Exactly what I wanted! Stylish and affordable!" —Mary Moore KeeverGet them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors).

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Promising review: “Exactly what I wanted! Stylish and affordable!” —Mary Moore Keever

Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors).

9. A pair of lace-trimmed cotton panties for the perfect combo of cuteness and comfort.

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Promising review: “It’s a struggle to find a cute pair of panties that fit well and are comfortable to wear. These panties have it all! Comfort, cuteness, and fit. I love these panties.” —Taura

Get them from Torrid for $12.90 (available in sizes 00–6; buy three and get two free).

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Promising review: “It’s a struggle to find a cute pair of panties that fit well and are comfortable to wear. These panties have it all! Comfort, cuteness, and fit. I love these panties.” —Taura

Get them from Torrid for $12.90 (available in sizes 00–6; buy three and get two free).

10. A bottle of sudsy bubble bath with a bubble wand that’ll make you feel like a little kid again.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in two scents).

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in two scents).

11. A reversible jacquard throw to drape over a chair or bed so you can grab it for a mid-day nap sesh.

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Promising review: “This has to be my favorite blanket of all time. The color and quality are fantastic, and there’s a slight weight to it, which I love. It also is very well made. Looks much more expensive in person. Reversible a plus! I think I need a second one.” —Soniaincali

Get it from Target for $29.99.

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Promising review: “This has to be my favorite blanket of all time. The color and quality are fantastic, and there’s a slight weight to it, which I love. It also is very well made. Looks much more expensive in person. Reversible a plus! I think I need a second one.” —Soniaincali

Get it from Target for $29.99.

12. A set of gold and marble-finish makeup brushes you’ll want to display on your vanity at all times.

Promising review: "Was hesitant to buy these because my skin is sensitive, and I've just always believed the pricier the makeup/brushes, the better. Honestly, I haven't had any issue with these, and in fact, they are probably better than the brushes I have from Sephora. The bristles don't shed or come off on your face when you use them. Great quality for the price!" —Blair NiederhauserGet a set of 15 from Amazon for $12.98.

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Promising review: “Was hesitant to buy these because my skin is sensitive, and I’ve just always believed the pricier the makeup/brushes, the better. Honestly, I haven’t had any issue with these, and in fact, they are probably better than the brushes I have from Sephora. The bristles don’t shed or come off on your face when you use them. Great quality for the price!” —Blair Niederhauser

Get a set of 15 from Amazon for $12.98.

13. A jar of all-natural coconut lip scrub for getting a soft and supple pout.

This product is vegan and cruelty-free. It naturally moisturizes with avocado oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil and exfoliates with coconut and sugar.Promising review: "I am a sucker for a scrub. But I have sensitive skin and sometimes sugar scrubs are too grainy, and they kill my skin. I ordered this brand and another to try to combat dry lips on deployment (the air here sucks), and this is up there with one of my favorites. I am usually a Lush girl when it comes to scrubs, but I was attracted to this brand by its natural ingredient list and use of coconut sugar! This scrub is awesome. Just rough enough to get rid of gross, flaky, dry skin but not so rough that it tears my lips. It tastes nice if you happen to catch some on your lips, and it leaves them feeling nicely moisturized even though they were just exfoliated. I really REALLY recommend this scrub." —LovdancinGet it from Amazon for $7.90.

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This product is vegan and cruelty-free. It naturally moisturizes with avocado oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil and exfoliates with coconut and sugar.

Promising review: “I am a sucker for a scrub. But I have sensitive skin and sometimes sugar scrubs are too grainy, and they kill my skin. I ordered this brand and another to try to combat dry lips on deployment (the air here sucks), and this is up there with one of my favorites. I am usually a Lush girl when it comes to scrubs, but I was attracted to this brand by its natural ingredient list and use of coconut sugar! This scrub is awesome. Just rough enough to get rid of gross, flaky, dry skin but not so rough that it tears my lips. It tastes nice if you happen to catch some on your lips, and it leaves them feeling nicely moisturized even though they were just exfoliated. I really REALLY recommend this scrub.” —Lovdancin

Get it from Amazon for $7.90.

14. An attractive lunch bag that might encourage you to pack some leftovers for work instead of ordering out.

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It’s insulated to keep your food hot or cold.

Get it from Cotton:On for $19.99 (available in three colors).

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It’s insulated to keep your food hot or cold.

Get it from Cotton:On for $19.99 (available in three colors).

15. A velvety soft self-tan roller can help give you a flawless, streak-free application.

It can be used with mousse or cream. The head is removable and washable.Get it from Asos for $19.99.

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It can be used with mousse or cream. The head is removable and washable.

Get it from Asos for $19.99.

16. A faux-leather quilted wallet big enough to double as a clutch when you need it.

Promising review: "This wallet is so beautiful! It's a perfect size, the details are gorgeous, and it truly has the look of a high-end wallet. I got the light pink one, and I get compliment after compliment on this wallet even while in the high-end stores. Nicely made. I've had this for four months, and it is holding up perfectly! :-)" —A RGet it from Amazon for $8.85+ (available in six colors).

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Promising review: “This wallet is so beautiful! It’s a perfect size, the details are gorgeous, and it truly has the look of a high-end wallet. I got the light pink one, and I get compliment after compliment on this wallet even while in the high-end stores. Nicely made. I’ve had this for four months, and it is holding up perfectly! :-)” —A R

Get it from Amazon for $8.85+ (available in six colors).

17. A pair of pearl-embellished mules you must-ard add to your collection.

These mules are covered with cotton canvas. They have a satin lining, faux leather insoles, rubber soles, and a 1.5-inch heel.Get them from H&M for $34.99 (available in sizes 4.5–10).

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These mules are covered with cotton canvas. They have a satin lining, faux leather insoles, rubber soles, and a 1.5-inch heel.

Get them from H&M for $34.99 (available in sizes 4.5–10).

18. A bag of aromatic ground coffee that’ll make a cup of joe as strong as Odin.

This coffee is made of fair trade and USDA certified organic beans.Promising review: "As a coffee freak, I need to send some love to the gods in Valhalla for such a marvelous thing. I always love to try new brands and blends, chasing the Italian magic that any coffee lover will understand. And oh boy, I need to say that this exceeded all expectations. It it is the pricey side, but it’s worth every single cent. There’s no bitterness, and it has a very rich and tasty flavor. The packaging is VERY nice (not important, but anyway, I like it) and super convenient — it comes with a small metallic bag clip so you can seal in all the greatness, keeping the product fresh, and a very handy coffee scoop. Needless to say, I’m very impressed!" —KarenGet a 12-ounce bag from Amazon for $15.99.

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This coffee is made of fair trade and USDA certified organic beans.

Promising review: “As a coffee freak, I need to send some love to the gods in Valhalla for such a marvelous thing. I always love to try new brands and blends, chasing the Italian magic that any coffee lover will understand. And oh boy, I need to say that this exceeded all expectations. It it is the pricey side, but it’s worth every single cent. There’s no bitterness, and it has a very rich and tasty flavor. The packaging is VERY nice (not important, but anyway, I like it) and super convenient — it comes with a small metallic bag clip so you can seal in all the greatness, keeping the product fresh, and a very handy coffee scoop. Needless to say, I’m very impressed!” —Karen

Get a 12-ounce bag from Amazon for $15.99.

19. A lavender candle (with an amethyst crystal hidden inside) sure to boost your mood.

This candle has a 50-hour burn time.Promising review: "This is my third crystal candle from this brand. I’m addicted to these! They smell amazing and do have a calming effect when you light them." —Amanda HoppeGet it from JaxKelly on Etsy for $22.

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This candle has a 50-hour burn time.

Promising review: “This is my third crystal candle from this brand. I’m addicted to these! They smell amazing and do have a calming effect when you light them.” —Amanda Hoppe

Get it from JaxKelly on Etsy for $22.

20. A box of tasty mocha biscotti thins you can enjoy as an afternoon treat with a cuppa tea or coffee.

Promising review: "These are SO yummy! I'm a big fan of biscotti and I love these. I think I actually prefer the fun chip size these have compared to traditional biscotti. They are also delicious and pair well with a hot cup of coffee or your basic cup of milk!" —mustardseedmommyGet them from Jet for $3.99.

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Promising review: “These are SO yummy! I’m a big fan of biscotti and I love these. I think I actually prefer the fun chip size these have compared to traditional biscotti. They are also delicious and pair well with a hot cup of coffee or your basic cup of milk!” —mustardseedmommy

Get them from Jet for $3.99.

21. A set of yoga dice as an easy way to shake up your workout routine.

Each box contains seven wooden dice, which can be rolled to get a unique combo of poses.Promising review: "This made an excellent gift to my son’s girlfriend. She has recently gotten into yoga and told me she loves how this helps her create a new yoga workout each day instead of following the same routine day in and day out." —AmandaGet them from Amazon for $15.38 or ModCloth for $14.99.

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Each box contains seven wooden dice, which can be rolled to get a unique combo of poses.

Promising review: “This made an excellent gift to my son’s girlfriend. She has recently gotten into yoga and told me she loves how this helps her create a new yoga workout each day instead of following the same routine day in and day out.” —Amanda

Get them from Amazon for $15.38 or ModCloth for $14.99.

22. An astronaut unicorn enamel pin worth making space for on your backpack.

Promising review: "This pin is perfectly magical! It's wonderful quality and absolutely gorgeous in person! The space suit is actually sparkly, which was a nice extra!" —Brooke_KathleenGet it from Amazon for $9.20.

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Promising review: “This pin is perfectly magical! It’s wonderful quality and absolutely gorgeous in person! The space suit is actually sparkly, which was a nice extra!” —Brooke_Kathleen

Get it from Amazon for $9.20.

23. A one-shoulder swimsuit with a dramatic cut-out detail that’ll turn heads at the beach.

Get it from Zappos for $31.25 (available in sizes XS–XL).

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Get it from Zappos for $31.25 (available in sizes XS–XL).

24. A special edition grooming set guaranteed to give you a close and comfortable shave. All profits made from its sale will be donated to LGBTQ+ causes!

The colorful box is designed by artists Craig & Karl. This set comes with an iridescent razor handle, three German-engineered blade cartridges, and a foaming shave gel. Get it from Target for $24.99.

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The colorful box is designed by artists Craig & Karl. This set comes with an iridescent razor handle, three German-engineered blade cartridges, and a foaming shave gel.

Get it from Target for $24.99.

25. A rose gold world map scratch-off poster for the fanciest way to keep track of all your travels.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25.

26. An inflatable rainbow drink float so you don’t have to leave the pool to fetch another La Croix.

In addition to the five cup holders, there is a larger middle section for holding ice, snacks, sunscreen, etc.Promising review: "Great drink holder for the pool. Very stable and holds cups, cans, and snacks. Plus, it is just fun to see the floating rainbow and cloud." —CaligrrlGet it from Amazon for $14.99.

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In addition to the five cup holders, there is a larger middle section for holding ice, snacks, sunscreen, etc.

Promising review: “Great drink holder for the pool. Very stable and holds cups, cans, and snacks. Plus, it is just fun to see the floating rainbow and cloud.” —Caligrrl

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

27. A pair of pink sushi socks that’ll make you want to roll up your pants to show them off.

These socks are designed to fit women's shoe size 5–10.Promising review: "How cute are these? TOO CUTE! Very soft and comfy, and super cute. What more do you need? I've gotten tons of compliments on these, mainly because most people are boring and wear neutral socks. DON'T BE MOST PEOPLE! Buy sushi socks!" —Laura RasmussenGet them from Amazon for $10.

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These socks are designed to fit women’s shoe size 5–10.

Promising review: “How cute are these? TOO CUTE! Very soft and comfy, and super cute. What more do you need? I’ve gotten tons of compliments on these, mainly because most people are boring and wear neutral socks. DON’T BE MOST PEOPLE! Buy sushi socks!” —Laura Rasmussen

Get them from Amazon for $10.

28. An aesthetically pleasing water bottle to make drinking water ~succ~ a little less.

It can keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours.Promising review: "It's an adorable water bottle, and I've gotten so many compliments on it. 10/10 would buy again. Also great insulation, my ice lasts so long!" —julieGet it from ModCloth for $11.97.

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It can keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours.

Promising review: “It’s an adorable water bottle, and I’ve gotten so many compliments on it. 10/10 would buy again. Also great insulation, my ice lasts so long!” —julie

Get it from ModCloth for $11.97.

Cheers to treating yourself!

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