Rebecca Martinson

Bio

Rebecca Martinson is an E-commerce writer for Bustle and Elite Daily, where she spends her days reading about the latest and greatest deals so that you don’t have to. Before joining Bustle, Rebecca’s writing has appeared on BroBible, Gurl, Cracked, and more, but if you’re really looking for a thrill she recommends checking out the introduction to “Dirty Rush” by Taylor Bell. She managed to trip over the finish line to achieve a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland, and has a master’s degree in failing upwards from the School of Life. When she’s not busy writing about detoxifying face masks and jade rollers, you can usually find her laying by the beach, margarita in-hand and pinky-up.

30 Awesome Cheap Things On Amazon That Seem Way More Expensive

By Rebecca Martinson
In my opinion, if there's one rule to follow while shopping, it's to always go for the lowest price tag — within reason. If you see a $50 blender available for $1, then you should probably be suspicious. But if you can find a similar blender for…

50 Random But Extremely Clever Products TikTok Users Are Obsessed With

By Rebecca Martinson
In general, popularity isn't all that important. But when you're talking about Amazon products, it definitely is. If a product only has a few reviews, you're likely better off saving your money. But if it has dozens of comments (or if the TikTok…

48 Products Trending On Social Media That Are Actually Really Useful

By Rebecca Martinson
As someone who spends way too much money shopping online, it can sometimes be difficult to take a step back. (What can I say? I love a good bargain.) That's why I've made a deal with myself: Instead of buying every cool product I come across, I'm…

41 Genius Things On Amazon For People Who Are Always A Hot Mess

By Rebecca Martinson
Even though I've got my life together 99% of the time, there's still that 1% of days where I'm a hot mess. And on those days, nothing is out of bounds. There's always the chance I'll lose my keys right before stepping out of the house, or maybe I'll…

65 Best-Selling Gifts On Amazon That Are Worth The Hype

By Rebecca Martinson
I like to think of myself as an expert when it comes to finding (and buying) products that are worth the hype. What can I say? I've got great taste when it comes to picking out cool stuff — but I'm also a professional at finding the best deals. And…

64 Clever Gifts That Seem Expensive But Are Actually Cheap AF On Amazon

By Rebecca Martinson
Birthdays, holidays, random little special events — no matter the occasion, I'm always excited to buy presents for others. There's just something about watching a loved one's face light up when you've nailed their gift that genuinely brightens my…

These 47 Finds On Amazon Are So Damn Good

By Rebecca Martinson
It doesn't happen often — but occasionally, I'll come across a product that blows me out of the water. It's usually really special; not just your regular hunk o' plastic. So when I say that these amazing finds on Amazon are just so damn good, I mean…

43 Cozy Pieces Under $50 That You'll Wear Constantly

By Rebecca Martinson
Whenever I'm shopping for new clothes, I ask myself two questions. 1. Does it match anything I already own? and 2. Am I really going to wear it? If I'm able to answer with "Yes" to both questions, I let myself buy whatever I'm looking at —…

41 Cozy Things Under $30 That Are Actually Cute AF

By Rebecca Martinson
As someone who's been working from home for the past few years, I've become a bit of an expert when it comes to buying cozy outfits and accessories. Why? Because whether you're hanging out at the house or running some errands, being comfortable is…

44 Clever Things People Use Everyday & Wish They'd Bought Sooner

By Rebecca Martinson
I'll admit it: Giving into impulse purchases is fun, but most of my spur-of-the-moment buys are random tchotchkes that wind up collecting dust in a corner somewhere. That's why instead of clicking "Buy Now" on every cool little thing I find, I've…

79 Cheap Gifts On Amazon That Are Legit Fire

By Rebecca Martinson
As someone who loves buying gifts for friends and family, I've learned a few lessons along the way. The most important one? Save money when you can. Sure, it might feel great to shell out $200 on everybody you know — but the dread that comes with…

If You Want To Look Good For Cheap, Here Are 51 Things You Gotta Check Out

By Rebecca Martinson
Appearances aren't everything — but for some reason, I just feel better when I think I look good. Looking "good" doesn't necessarily mean you have to shell out for expensive designer brands, though. In fact, there are tons of brilliant products on…

If Cool & Clever Had A Baby, It'd Be These 52 Things

By Rebecca Martinson
How many frivolous purchases do you make throughout the day without even thinking about it? That daily cup of coffee, a lunch out with coworkers — the numbers add up quickly. That's why it's useful to spend money on cool and clever Amazon products…

60 Products Under $35 That Are Getting Wildly Popular On Amazon

By Rebecca Martinson
I like to set a little goal for myself at the beginning of every month. It can be something as small as "floss (but actually)" or even as grand as "come up with a budget and stick to it." This month, I decided to try something different — I limited…

60 Cheap Ways To Make Life Nowadays WAY Better

By Rebecca Martinson
I know I never asked, but it would've been nice if my parents had told me that life is expensive once you you're an adult. Rent, food, utilities, clothes — it all adds up. And if you happen to blink at your finances for even one second? The bill…

32 Things That Keep Me Warm & Cozy While Outside

By Rebecca Martinson
Winter is the only time of the year where I do my best not to go outside. That means no happy hours, no sledding, no nothing; I may as well move out into the wilderness and become a hermit from November to March. But, as you can probably guess, that…

62 Clever Things You Should've Bought Sooner

By Rebecca Martinson
Being frugal has its advantages, but there's something to be said for diving in head-first when you're shopping online. I mean, I've been eyeing the same pair of leggings for a few weeks now — and if I bought them already, I'm sure they would've…

35 Popular Things Reviewers Say They Never Get Sick Of Wearing

By Rebecca Martinson
Take it from someone who is too lazy to shop in department stores: There's a learning curve when it comes to buying clothes online. But once you've mastered the art of virtual shopping, you'll find yourself filling your cart with incredibly cute…

34 Super Popular & Cheap Loungewear Pieces You Can Actually Wear Anywhere

By Rebecca Martinson
If you ask me, there's only one rule when it comes to buying loungewear: Make sure it's versatile enough to wear all over town. Do I still have a few pairs of ultra-loose sweatpants kicking around? Of course — but in my opinion, they're too relaxed…

52 Surprising Things On Amazon That Are Wildly Useful

By Rebecca Martinson
I've never been great at saving money. The moment I see a hot sale or a cool deal, my credit card is already halfway out of my hands. (What can I say? I'm a classic impulse shopper.) Still, I found a way to meet myself in the middle: I'm allowed to…