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    24 Genius Products With Reviews So Good, I Feel Stupid For Not Buying Them Sooner

    These products have a higher IQ than I do, to be honest.

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    1. Okay, but why hadn't I heard about this water-repelling windshield treatment sooner?!

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    Apply the solution straight onto your windshield, allow it to dry, and then buff the surface with a cloth. Reviewers have been stunned by how long-lasting and effective this treatment is!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 2,193 reviews.

    Price: £3.00.

    2. This sofa saver will make your cushions way less likely to sag over time.

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    The boards inside this protector will provide a solid surface for your cushions to rest on, which means they won't be able to sink into the unsupportive sofa base. Reviewers say it's totally transformed their most expensive piece of furniture!

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 566 reviews.

    Price: £13.99 for a two-seater size.

    3. This post-shave balm is designed to prevent the redness and annoying little bumps that some people (like me) have to deal with after hair removal.

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    Apply it after shaving or waxing to help prevent ingrown hairs and razor rash. The formula contains antioxidant blackcurrant oil, hydrating almond oil, and soothing aloe vera!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 1,220 reviews.

    Price: £3.99.

    4. Anyone who loves to cook will seriously appreciate these reusable freezer-safe bags.

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    Whether you like to meal prep or always end up with lots of leftovers, you're probably sick of the waste and expense of using endless disposable freezer bags. These ones are made with a durable and freezer-safe material! Customers say the zipper seal provides an airtight environment for their food.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 73 reviews.

    Price: £8.88 for ten.

    5. This extra-strength stain remover will get rid of tough stains (such as red wine, chocolate, and coffee) from your soft furnishings.

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    It works on a whole range of different textiles, from your sofa cushions to your carpet and your car seats. Simply spray it onto the affected surface, wait for a few minutes, and then wipe it away to reveal a clean surface underneath. People say it's removed the stains that they thought were beyond help!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 662 reviews.

    Price: £8.39.

    6. Some customers say these tooth-whitening strips left a noticeable difference after just 14 days.

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    Place the strips on your teeth for about 30 minutes – they'll work their brightening magic quickly and effectively! They won't slip around while they're in your mouth, and they come with a money-back guarantee in case you're not delighted with the results.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 4,584 reviews.

    Price: £16.99 for 14 pairs.

    7. This electronic cleansing brush comes with three different reusable attachments.

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    It's got two speeds, and the whole set comes in a handy (and hygienic) container. Three attachments are included in the pack – a skin-clearing brush, an exfoliating sponge, and a cleansing head. Reviewers say it performs way beyond its price point!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 252 reviews.

    Price: £9.88.

    8. Some customers say this scented roller pen is incredibly soothing!

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    Dab its lavender, sandalwood, and mint-scented formula onto your wrists and then rub them together to release the aroma. Some customers swear by its soothing properties, with many saying they carry this roller everywhere they go!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 453 reviews.

    Price: £4.99.

    9. I feel like we don't talk often enough about how expensive washing powder is. This reusable laundry egg is the perfect solution – it'll last you for up to 210 washes!

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    Pop this into the drum of your machine with your laundry before running the cycle, and the beads inside this egg will foam and release a fresh scent. Reviewers rave about how well it lifts stains, dirt, and odours from their clothes!

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 6,041 reviews.

    Price: £12.99.

    10. This cult-status mascara has a low wax content, meaning its inky black formula won't form clumps on your lashes.

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    It's got tiny bristles that'll coat your smallest lashes, and bigger ones to lift and exaggerate the larger hairs.

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 7.863 reviews.

    Price: £4.86.

    11. This cuticle oil pen from Sally Hansen has seriously impressed reviewers – in fact, some say it's transformed their nails entirely.

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    This twist brush pen makes application precise AND easy! The formula contains easily-absorbed safflower seed oil and hydrating avocado oil, among plenty of other nourishing and moisturising ingredients.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 847 reviews.

    Price: £6.95.

    12. This extra-strength argan oil shampoo from OGX contains no moisture-stripping sulphates.

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    It's worth a try if you have dry, damaged hair, because it contains hydrating argan oil and strengthening silk proteins. Customers love how shiny and smooth their hair looks after using it!

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 1,277 reviews.

    Price: £4.66.

    13. These non-stick liners ensure that your freezer drawers don't stick to the shelves underneath.

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    They make cleaning out your freezer easy – rather than waiting for your drawers to defrost for hours before hacking away at the shelves, you'll be able to just whip the compartments out and rinse the sheets. They're completely washable and reusable!

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 183 reviews.

    Price: £3.73 for two.

    14. This salicylic acid-infused soap is seriously clever! It'll decongest your skin and remove excess oils from your face.

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    It's embedded with apricot kernels to help scrub and exfoliate your skin while you use it. The anti-blemish salicylic acid in this has helped some folks to get rid of their acne (seriously, check out the before-and-after pictures in the reviews section).

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 5,327 reviews.

    Price: £5.89.

    15. BRB, about to order this handy shower squeegee immediately.

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    It's got a suction cup at the back, so it'll always be within easy reach of your shower! Not bad for less than £4, right?

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 345 reviews.

    Price: £3.99.

    16. I have zero regrets after buying this ridiculously highly-rated degreaser spray (other than wishing I'd purchased it sooner).

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    This stuff's called "Elbow Grease" for a reason – the product inside is powerful enough to remove oil from plastics and metals without any scrubbing on your behalf. Just spray the formula onto the affected surface, let it sit for a couple of minutes, wipe it away, and you're done!

    Rating: 4.8-star average rating from 3,532 reviews.

    Price: £1.00.

    17. If you're living in the UK, chances are you're in a hard water area (and that means you'll have to deal with lots of limescale). This genius spray gets rid of buildup in just five minutes!

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    Spray some of its enzyme-packed formula onto any affected surfaces and a thick foam will come out, which then works its limescale-destroying magic for five minutes at most.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 1,270 reviews.

    Price: £2.00.

    18. Plug holes can fill up with grease and scum pretty quickly, but don't worry – these dissolving drain sticks have got your back!

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    They're packed full of enzymes that break down the gunk and grease in your drains as they dissolve, leaving behind a fresh smell and clearer plug holes. Simply drop 'em in your drains and leave them to work their magic!

    Rating: four-star average rating from 97 reviews.

    Price: £5.98 for 72 sticks.

    19. The Ordinary's AHA serum will exfoliate your skin in just ten minutes.

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    Leave some of this peel on your face for about ten minutes and it'll clear your skin of dead skin cells, excess oil buildup, and other impurities! You'll only need to apply a little bit of this stuff a couple of times a week at the most, so this bottle will last you for ages.

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 6,257 reviews.

    Price: £10.99.

    20. Anyone who wears glasses will appreciate this anti-fog spray, which is especially useful when you're wearing a face covering.

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    Simply spray this stuff over your lenses, let it dry, and then rinse it off – you'll have fog-proof specs in no time. It's actually designed for scuba divers, so you know it's got to be good!

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 1,110 reviews.

    Price: £9.31.

    21. Get rid of the bobbles from your clothes in no time with these fabric combs.

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    These (satisfying AF) combs work exactly as you'd expect them to – simply run them over your clothes and they'll pick up and remove bobbles as they go.

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 122 reviews.

    Price: £6.99 for three.

    22. Check one task off of your to-do list by nabbing these watering globes. They'll keep your plants hydrated for up to two weeks!

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    When moisture leaves the soil, it releases oxygen which then enters these watering globes and makes them push out the exact amount of water proportional to the moisture lost (genius, right?!).

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 66 reviews.

    Price: £5.00 for two.

    23. This enamel touch-up pen will fix that annoying patch in your bath or sink in seconds!

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    It's the perfect way to fix those nicks and scuffs on all your enamel surfaces, from radiators to hob covers to baths. Simply run the nib along the affected surface, wait for the product to dry, and voila – you're done!

    Rating: four-star average rating from 603 reviews.

    Price: £6.95.

    24. I'm absolutely obsessed with this rubber broom, which will tackle SO MANY cleaning tasks.

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    This genius cleaning tool works as a pet hair remover, a squeegee, a thorough sweeping brush, and more! The naturally water-resistant bristles won't absorb dirt, dust, or smells like sweeping brush strands or mop head fibres can – just rinse the head after use and it'll be as good as new again.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 201 reviews.

    Price: £11.99.

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