Online shopping is great, but it can get expensive after a while. Whether you’re shopping for gifts or just a little something for yourself, you don’t need to break the bank. We scoured the internet to bring you these helpful gadgets, gizmos and doodads starting at only $5 on Amazon.
Have you ever been cooking in the kitchen, only to accidentally grab a hot handle? Oven mitts and potholders are great, but they can be easily forgotten. This Amazon Basics Silicone Hot Skillet Handle Cover Holder is made of high-quality, heat-resistant silicone and can be left on the handle while you cook on the stove. It slides on easily and stays secure on the handle while you cook. Buy it here.
Does your kitchen sponge wallow in the corner of the sink, sucking up gross gunk and goo until you wring it out and use it again? Or do you leave it on your counter, creating a puddle? The Umbra Sling Kitchen Sink Accessory Single-Sided Sponge Holder can keep your sponge out of the way until you’re ready to wash some dishes. You simply hang it around your faucet and against the wall of your sink, keeping your sponge clean and dry. It’s pretty handy for just a few cents above $5 on Amazon. Buy it here.
One of the most annoying parts of wearing glasses is when they slip down the bridge of your nose. With these Keepons Lite Clear Prevent Eyeglass Slipping Anti Slip Anti Slide Eyewear, you can adapt any pair of glasses to hook over your ears and stay secure on your head. Buy them here.
You can pamper yourself without going to the salon with this Hair Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush. When you’re applying shampoo in the shower, just take this handy tool and massage your scalp with it. It’s great for getting full shampoo coverage and eliminating scalp buildup. The massage will also relieve stress and tension. It’s like a trip to the scalp spa! At $6.98, it’s a steal just above $5 on Amazon. Buy it here.
Are you always on the lookout for a new notebook? Whether you’re a writer, an artist or just a fastidious notetaker, the Rite in the Rain 946 Weatherproof Top Spiral Notebook will help you write anywhere you go. The waterproof paper makes this notebook useable in rain or shine – and its minimalistic design looks stylish to boot! Buy it here.
Cleaning the inside of the microwave can be a pain, but Angry Mama Microwave Steam Cleaner is probably a little more upset about it than you are. It steams up the inside of the microwave, making it easier to remove all the mess inside. Just fill Angry Mama’s head with a mixture of water and vinegar, microwave her for seven minutes, and clean to your heart’s content. Buy it here.
Our life is full of screens, and sometimes those screens can get a little dirty. These MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths can help you clean smartphones, tablets, computer screens, TV screens, camera lenses, glasses and more. This microfiber material will remove and absorb dust, oils, smudges and fingerprints. It’s great for delicate surfaces that you want to keep safe and scratch-free. Buy it here.
Is your wood furniture looking a little worse for wear? These Katzco Furniture Repair Kit Wood Markers can help you draw over or fill in scratches, bumps and dings. They come in maple, oak, cherry, walnut, mahogany and black. Plus, you can match almost any color of wood by blending different colors together. You can retouch your furniture all by yourself! Buy it here.
For just over $5 on Amazon, this tool can do it all. The Ouboda 6 in 1 Multifunctional Cooking Gadget is a whisk, egg separator, colander, spoon, spatula and masher all in one. It’s great for people who don’t have a lot of kitchen storage space, or who have to wash their own dishes by hand. Buy it here.
As phones get bigger, they’re getting harder to hold in just one hand. With this PopSockets: PopGrip with Swappable Top for Phones & Tablets, you can get much-needed leverage while scrolling the web, sending emails or taking photos. It also doubles as a tiny kickstand for your phone. You can even swap out the top for different designs and colors. Buy it here.
Are you looking to be more eco-friendly? Do you live in a city or state that banned plastic bags? Shop in style with this DALIX 20″ Solid Color Cotton Canvas Shopping Tote Bag. This bag is roomy, durable and comes in a variety of different colors. Buy it here.
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What are the best purchases you’ve made for around $5 on Amazon? Do you have a gadget that changed your routine for the better? Let us know in the comments below!