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20 Things You Should Always Buy at a Dollar Store

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11. Hair bands and scrunchies

Hair bands are like bobby pins — some people need them but they certainly don’t need to pay a lot for them.

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12. Hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer has become an essential item since the pandemic struck, but there’s no need to overpay for it.

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13. Holiday decorations

Why not get your holiday decorations in a dollar store? Instead of spending time making them yourself, you can buy them cheaply and use the time you spare drinking eggnog.

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14. Painkillers

Painkillers are like adhesive bandages — good to have around just in case. And nothing is a bigger pain than wasting money.

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15. Plastic storage bags

Plastic storage bags are a basic commodity with lots of uses and there’s no need to go to a high-end store for them.

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