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20 Things You Can Buy on Amazon for Less Than a Dollar

These crazy deals are almost too good to be true. These items on Amazon cost less than a dollar, shipping not included.

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Under a dollar

Believe it or not, you can actually buy some items on Amazon for less than a dollar, and they’re actually things you will get some use out of. Read on to discover what inexpensive items you need to add to your cart today. Want to score more great deals? Check out the best Amazon Prime gifts for everyone on your list.

Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.

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Glade air freshener

.82 cents

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These tiny air fresheners are perfect for any room in your house. Since they’re so small they can easily hide behind a piece of furniture or decor so that your guests will never know your secret to keeping your house so fresh. At only .82 cents you can buy one for every room and maybe even your car. Here are some of the most unique gifts you can find on Amazon.

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Blank journal

.99 cents

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If you love to doodle, draw, or write in a journal, this one from Amazon is a great find. Fill it with color and even create your own cover using markers or colored pencils. If you know you’re going to go through the pages fast, you can get a 12-pack for $10.99. Check out these gifts for dad that he’s sure to love.

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Dental floss picks

.99 cents

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When you eventually run out of the free floss you get at the dentist every six months, add these floss pick to your cart on Amazon. These mint-flavored floss picks come in a convenient case that makes it easy to carry in your purse, travel with, or keep in your desk at work. They also have amazing reviews with almost 4,000 five-star ratings. Looking to upgrade your house? Here are some of the best home products on Amazon.

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Eyeshadow brush

.99 cents

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This inexpensive eyeshadow brush has over 5,000 five-star reviews. For less than a dollar, you can’t go wrong! Reviewers commented on how soft the brush is and how well it holds up after multiple cleanings. These Amazon deals under $50 are totally worth it.

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Calming dog bone

.69 cents

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This all-natural dog bone uses quality ingredients that will help your pup maintain calm behavior, and get rid of anxiety and nervousness. If you have a dog that is always nervous this bone will be well worth the .69 cents.

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Multilayer necklace

.98 cents

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Add a little jewelry to your outfit with this fun heart-shaped necklace. It can also make a great gift. If you need more ideas, here are some gifts for her that are under $50.

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Egg opener


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This nifty product helps to open any egg with ease. It illuminates the need to crack an egg on the counter or the side of your bowl and create a mess. This odd gadget is kind of quirky but doesn’t even come close to being one of the weirdest things you can buy on Amazon.

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Plastic bag dispenser

.01 cents

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You can finally organize all of those plastic grocery bags you’ve been keeping under your sink. It’s difficult to find free stuff on Amazon, but this comes close to having zero effect on your wallet. You can easily hang this product up on the wall or inside a cabinet for easy access. It’s available in two colors and only costs one cent.

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Beauty blender

.02 cents

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Some beauty blenders sell for $30. This four-pack of mini, multi-shape makeup sponges is only .02 cents.

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Bottle opener ring

.01 cent

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You’ll never find yourself without a bottle opener if you purchase this silver ring for only .29 cents. Check out these brilliant buys on Amazon that have practically perfect reviews.

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Rainbow Crystal Necklace

.99 cents

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This natural stone necklace is a great gift for friends who love colorful jewelry. It pairs well with other almost-free stuff on Amazon, like the bottle opener ring and other cheap jewelry. If you need gifts ideas, take a look at the top-selling items on Amazon.

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Cactus wallet

.68 cents

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This cute and stylish coin purse will only cost you .68 cents. Here are 13 things that Amazon doesn’t sell anymore.

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Garbage bag holder

.99 cents

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This garbage bag holder is perfect to place over the cabinet below your bathroom or kitchen sink. It’s available in two different colors for the price of .99 cents. Before you go on and buy, be sure that you’ve brushed up on these Amazon hacks every online shopper needs to know.

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Pencil case

.26 cents

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This adorable pencil case that is perfect for back-to-school will only cost you .26 cents. It will go great with all of your new school supplies. Check out these back-to-school deals on Amazon.

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Portable mini fan

.98 cents

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If you know that you’re going to be outside for a while on a hot day, add one of these USB fans to your cart on Amazon. You can plug it right into a portable charger for a cool breeze wherever you go. Check out these other odd, but useful home products you can buy on Amazon.

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Fingerless gloves

.49 cents

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Mittens? Gloves? Who needs them! Maybe it’s the lack of fingers that makes these gloves so cheap; you need your hands available to type with, so you can find all the free stuff on Amazon your heart desires.

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Cute squishy toys

.99 cents

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These adorable squishy toys are a great accessory, as well as stress-reliever. You can hang them from your backpack, keys, or purse, or just keep it around for comfort. Here are 61 Amazon products that you’ll use every day.

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Cozy cat socks

.89 cents

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These striped cat socks only cost .89 cents. No one can ever have too many socks, right?

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Emergency poncho

.99 cents

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This hooded poncho is one size fits all and since it’s under a dollar you should order a few to keep in your car and house. You never know when you’re going to need one.

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Drain cover

.60 cents

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Trust us, buying this drain cover on Amazon will be a lot cheaper than hiring a plumber to clear out your pipes. Use it in your shower drain to block hair from getting down or the kitchen sink to keep food out of the pipes. If you’re considering signing up for Prime, check out these Amazon Prime benefits you might not know about.

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Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is an Associate Editor at Reader’s Digest. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She writes for, helps lead the editorial relationship with our partners, manages our year-round interns, and keeps the hundreds of pieces of content our team produces every month organized. In her free time, she likes exploring the seacoast of Maine where she lives and works remotely full time and snuggling up on the couch with her corgi, Eggo, to watch HGTV or The Office.