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    27 Products I Thought Were Too Cheap To Work Until I Saw The Reviews

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    1. These hydrocolloid patches will cover AND heal your spots at the same time.

    2. If the reviews are anything to go by, it looks like this easy-to-use cleaner really will transform your headlights.

    3. This gorgeous eyeshadow palette is perfect for both everyday wear and more glam ~looks~. Not bad for less than a fiver, right?

    4. Transform the spaces in between your tiles with this handy grout-reviving pen.

    5. If your bins never gets put back in the right place after they've been collected, these personalised stickers are the perfect solution.

    6. Transform your cuppas for less than £3 with these reusable descaler balls!

    7. Not to overshare, but my flat got an infestation of ants recently (look, it's been hot, ok?). These ant bait stations got rid of them for good in about two days!

    8. These powerful drain-cleaning sachets will get rid of almost anything that's blocking your plugholes.

    9. When I first heard about this Seche Vite topcoat, I thought its claims were a little overhyped (especially at its price point). Now, I'm obsessed with its silky, chip-resistant finish, and it doesn't hurt that it's made my home manicures last for weeks, either!

    10. This degreaser spray does exactly what it promises to do – it'll keep your kitchen free from built-up oil and grease, cutting through even stubborn stains.

    11. This Extra 3D lash mascara from Rimmel has seriously impressed customers.

    12. For something so cheap and simple to use, these fabric combs are surprisingly effective.

    13. This 4head stick uses levomenthol to get rid of the symptoms of headaches in less than two minutes.

    14. This multicolour rug is 1) stunning, 2) made from 100% recycled materials, and 3) less than a tenner. What's not to love?!

    15. The Ordinary's Niacinamide balances the oils in your skin, helping to get rid of spots, blackheads, and other types of congestion.

    16. This Driclor antiperspirant promises to prevent excessive sweating for days, not hours.

    17. This fabric shampoo will basically let you valet your car for less than a tenner. In fact, it works for all synthetic upholstery!

    18. Reviewers rave about these teeth-whitening strips, with some saying they've noticed a difference after just a couple of uses.

    19. This eyelash serum promises to lengthen and thicken your lashes, and judging by its ratings, it's got to be doing something right.

    20. This Sally Hansen cuticle remover will get rid of the dead skin at the base of your nails in seconds.

    21. My laptop seems to be overheating even more now that I'm WFH, so you can imagine how happy I was to see the great reviews for this ridiculously cheap fan-powered cooling mat.

    22. These watering globes can keep your plants hydrated for up to two weeks with zero effort from you (yes, really).

    23. You'll be able to get your stainless steel surfaces sparkling without any need for sprays thanks to this specially-designed cloth.

    24. And speaking of getting a sparkling finish, this limescale-busting spray is a great way to bring the lustre back to your shower head!

    25. These plastic sink strainers will ensure food doesn't go down your drains!

    26. This flexible tap extender is a great way to hose your sink down after you've used it, and it's fab for washing fruit and veg too. Plus, it's less than £2(!!).

    27. Protect the base of your oven with these liners.

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