Did you know Amazon has a secret bargain section? And did you know it’s filled with brilliant and cheap things you’re definitely going to want? Well, it was news to me too, but I’m so glad I found it! There are seriously good buys on there you’re not going to want to miss.
Whether you need a new stress relief toy (because tbh who doesn’t these days) or a gorgeous retro way to wake up and face the day, we’ve got 37 secret buys under $20 perfect for brightening up your day without lightening up your wallet.
You will love our editor’s curated product picks! FYI: We are an Amazon affiliate partner and may get a share of the sale of your purchase (at no cost to you).
These Earrings Are So Chic
I can’t believe this set of four stylish, lightweight vegan leather earrings is less than $10! For the price of a Starbucks run, you get four unique looks – they come in a bunch of patterns but this rose gold marbled set is my fave. They also have almost 500 rave reviews for quality and style!
This Cute Pin Proclaims Your True Love
Plants are an excellent hobby, every room should have a living green element to brighten up the space. This “Plant Lady” cute pin shows the world you’re a green thumb at heart and is less than $8! It’s just the thing to add to your jacket or backpack for a cool graphic punch.
This Crystal Set Is Gorgeous
I’m not the woo-woo type by any sort – being a dyed-in-the-wool New Englander, we tend to be skeptical of these sorts of things. BUT, this crystal set is gorgeous to have around, whether you believe in the purported healing powers or you have a cold, shriveled heart of darkness. It’s a great starter kit or addition to your growing collection!
This Pill Organizer Is Next-Level Storage
If you or a loved one has a lot of pills, vitamins and supplements to keep track of, pick up this pill organizer that has different compartments for AM and PM meds. It’s a smart way to help older relatives stay on track and not miss a dose, or help yourself remember your daily meds.
This Eye Cream That Can Help Reduce Puffiness
The worst part of my morning is waking up with puffy eyes — but conversely, the best part is getting rid of them with this soothing eye cream. Not only does it help get rid of puffiness, but the tri-peptide blend also works to help firm up wrinkled skin. Dab it gently underneath your eyes, and its matte finish means you won’t have to walk around looking glossy.
This Pillow Cover Adds An Instant Dose Of Style
This modern throw pillow cover instantly gives your tired couch a makeover and is made from a durable canvas fabric to stand up to daily use, especially if you have kids or pets. Even better news? It’s less than FIVE DOLLARS on Amazon, including shipping!
This Tote Organizes Everything
From diaper bags to car backseats, this felt tote organizes everything in your life. It’ll live long past the nursery since you can use it to store toys, books, homework station supplies, craft supplies, road trip essentials for the backseat or as a reusable shopping bag holder for your trunk. The possibilities are endless and the price is amazing for this stylish trunk with faux-leather handles.
This Measuring Spoon Set Is Filled With Love
With super-cute labels, like “a dash of kindness” and “a heap of love”, this measuring spoon set is adorable for kids and grownups alike. It’s also a totally fitting bridal or baby shower favor for a baking or cooking enthusiast! It comes already gift-boxed for a pretty presentation, no extra work required.
This Avocado Plush Toy Is Deliciously Cuddly
If your love of avocados runs deep, you’ll need this plush avocado toy to cuddle with during stressful times. Add a pop of playfulness and joy to kids’ rooms or keep it just for you – either way, it’s an amazing buy. And it has over 200 rave reviews for quality and huggability (of course that’s a word!)
These Bags Will Organize All The Things
If you’ve got a lot of odds and ends that need rounding up, this set of three zipper bags is your friend. Great for cosmetics, craft supplies, kids’ hair doodads, Barbie or tiny toy accessories or whatever else you’ve got floating around. They come in a bunch of cute prints, many unicorn-themed which is right in your favorite little girl’s wheelhouse (or yours, no judgement)!
This Credit Card Holder Is Mega-Sized
You gotta know when to fold ’em, but this credit card wallet will definitely teach you how to hold ’em! There’s space for 28 (!) cards, cash and receipts all in a slim package. Always keep your rewards, membership, gym, library, credit, debit and ID cards organized and on hand for any situation!
This Baseball Hat Is Your Bad Hair Day Go-To
Need a bad hair day solution, like fast? Try this simple baseball cap that fits everyone since it’s adjustable and needs no breaking-in time. And it comes in about a billion colors and patterns to suit everyone, from basic black to camo print. At under $10 for an accessory you’ll wear weekly – if not daily – this might be the biggest bargain of the bunch, and the nearly 3K rave reviews back it up!
This Retro Alarm Clock Is So Pleasing
If there’s anything that can make mornings better, it’s this retro-cute alarm clock with the little bell thingys. It comes in a bunch of sweet pastels or black and white if your decor’s edgier, and has over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon for ease of use and loud volume that’ll wake the soundest sleepers!
This Bottle Opener Has A TON Of Great Reviews
Star Wars fans, listen up – your boring old bottle opener needs an upgrade, and we’ve got the perfect one. This Millennium Falcon bottle opener has an amazing 2,200 reviews on Amazon for it’s sturdy construction and awesome design. Made in a galaxy far away but shipped to you super fast!
This Stress Relief Toy Is A Great For Idle Hands
Little stressed out these days? Can’t imagine why! Keep your hands busy and your mind quiet with this pea-popping stress relief toy. This little dude’s less than $2 and has free shipping – just consider it a really cheap form of therapy. Self-care’s never been so adorable!
This Stainless Steel Soap Removes Food Odors Fast
If for some reason you don’t want your hands to smell like fish or garlic for a long time after meal prep’s done, try this stainless steel soap. It works by binding the odor atoms to < blah blah blah insert science > and leaves your hands smelling fresh as a daisy! This deodorizer really works, given the almost 200 glowing reviews it got on Amazon.
This Veggie Chopping Tool Means No More Severed Fingers
If you are as clumsy as I am in the kitchen, you’re going to want this veggie chopping tool to keep your fingers safe while slicing and dicing. It holds whatever you’re chopping securely in place while you use your knife skills, no band-aids required! At under $3 and with over 1,100 stellar reviews, it’s pretty much a no-brainer.
This Handheld Shower Head Has 5 Amazing Functions
This luxe handheld shower head makes every scrubbing up time a spa experience with five amazing settings from power massage to big circle rainfall. The chrome shower head has an extra-long hose for easily cleaning yourself, the dog or the bathtub itself! It has over 300 glowing reviews and at under $16, it’s a lot cheaper than a trip to the actual spa.
This Wall Outlet Shelf Frees Up Counter Space
This easy to install wall outlet shelf helps keep your counters cleaner since you can take advantage of vertical storage! Keep your phone, electric toothbrush, facial cleaning brush or anything else that needs recharging up and off the counters so they don’t gather dust and debris or accidentally come in to contact with damaging water. These gadgets come in three colors, almond, white and black to match your existing fixtures and blend in seamlessly.
This Foot Massager Looks Weird, Feels Great
At first, I didn’t know what this thing was – a banana? A sea creature or slug? I would’ve never guessed its actual purpose, a foot massage tool! It works by trigger point therapy to release tension and relax your muscles, especially helpful if you get painful foot cramps.
These Statement Earrings Have Such An Avant-Garde Style
A modern statement earring is just the thing to finish off simple outfits or cocktail dresses, and these onse won’t set you back hundreds of bucks. In fact, they won’t even cost you $10 of them! Don’t confuse inexpensive with cheap though – these are made of gold-plated brass so they’re hypoallergenic and won’t turn your ears green. Style, solved.
This Calming Essential Oil Blend Smells Like Heaven
If you’re in need of a little vacation from the 24-hr news cycle inside your brain, try this highly-rated calming essential oil blend for diffusers, mixing into lotion or spritzing to freshen the air. It says it helps reduce stress, anxiety, PMS symptoms and insomnia with grapefruit, ylang ylang and lavender scents. I’d use it in homemade cleaning products too to make everything in my house smell relaxing.
This Medihoney Is A Natural Wound Dressing
If you prefer to go the natural route for wound care but still want something that works, try Medihoney ointment for everything from small cuts to minor burns. This wonder gel has almost 1,500 stellar reviews for how well it works on people and pets! The before and after pics are a little intense, but it shows how amazing this stuff is.
These Decal Stickers Are Great For Walls And Windows
If you need to add a little (removable) fun to boring walls and windows, try these pretty pineapple decals that are easy to peel n’ stick. It’d be a great boredom-buster for kids to decorate and redecorate, and they won’t damage paint or finishes.
This First Aid Kit Is A Necessity
If you don’t yet own a first aid kit, what are you waiting for? Get on this deal real quick-like! This kit has everything you need for minor boo-boos to gorier injuries. It even has a little booklet in case you get out of your depth when encountering more, uh, advanced situations.