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    24 Products That Are So Low-Effort, They'll Work While You Sleep

    It's about time you woke up to RESULTS.

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    1. Banish the mould and mildew from your grouting, caulk, and walls with this specially-designed gel.

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    It's suitable for use on everything from wood to leather, caulk, and ceramic. Simply run it over the affected area and then wait at least five hours (many reviewers left it overnight) for it to work its magic! Ugh, imagine how satisfying it'd be to wipe all that gunk away in the morning.

    Price: £16.99.

    2. Wake up to softer, smoother lips by nabbing O'Keeffe's overnight repair balm.

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    Customers say its moisturising and smoothing formula has given them visible results after just one night (seriously, take my money).

    Price: £5.25.

    3. And this intensive night cream will tackle the dry skin on your feet and hands.

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    Just massage it into dry skin at night, wrap your hands or feet in a towel for 30 minutes until the product's absorbed, and go to sleep! It contains deeply hydrating oils that'll leave your heels and palms looking and feeling incredibly soft.

    Price: £6.74.

    4. Not only will this protective spray get your shower gleaming without the need for scrubbing, but it'll also ensure that your unit stays clean throughout the week.

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    Spray this product onto a wet unit and then wait for eight hours before rinsing it off (in other words, you can take a soothing nighttime shower before using this and then wash it when you wake up). You won't need to scrub or even wipe this product away – simply run water over it and watch the grime run down the drain! The process will keep your shower gleaming for about a week, and reviewers say that this bottle has lasted them an impressive 12 uses. It's earned a 4.2-star average rating from 13,755 reviews!

    Price: £28.99.

    5. This drain unblocker is strong enough to dissolve hair. You'll get better results the longer you leave it in!

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    Pour the entire bottle down the affected drain, leave it for at least 15 minutes (but ideally overnight), and then flush it through with hot water to unblock your plughole. It's gotten many customers' drains flowing freely again!

    Price: £2.29.

    6. Start the day with bouncy, defined curls by nabbing these inexpensive rollers.

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    The flexible wires inside these rollers will keep 'em in place as you sleep, and their foam covers are gentle on your hair. There are a variety of sizes to choose from too, so you can switch between beachy waves and ringlets whenever you like! Oh, and in case you needed any more convincing, I HIGHLY recommend checking out the review photos on these bad boys.

    Price: £9.99 for 47.

    7. These hydrocolloid patches are perfect for those annoying breakouts because they conceal AND heal your spots at the same time. I like to pop them on any zits before I fall asleep and find that they significantly reduce the size of my spots in the morning!

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    Apply one on top of a spot and it'll begin drawing the excess moisture and gunk out from your skin, helping to dry the pimple out and eventually eradicate it.

    Price: £5.99 for 24 patches.

    8. And if you'd rather use a spot drying lotion, NIP+FAB's overnight one has gotten some seriously impressive reviews.

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    Its formula is packed full of blemish-busting exfoliants like salicylic acid and spot-shrinking dehydrators such as kaolin clay. No wonder so many customers have found that it got rid of their Zit of Shame overnight!

    Price: £12.07.

    9. Make your grimiest appliance look new again by using this deep-cleaning Oven Brite kit.

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    Place your racks into the large bag included in the pack and then pour up to three quarters of the cleaning fluid into it. After that, you can wipe your oven down with the remainder of the liquid! Leave it to work its magic for at least four hours (I left mine overnight) – you'll be able to wipe away the dissolved grease and grime without the need for scrubbing. FYI, the solution is very strong, so be sure to wear the gloves included in the pack whenever you come into contact with it.

    Price: £5.25.

    10. Repair and hydrate dry, damaged hair with this protein-rich night repair cream.

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    It contains everything from strand-coating honey to hydrating castor oil and nutrient-rich almond essence, meaning it'll transform your tresses from the inside out. You'll only need to use a coin-sized glob of product on your damaged ends, so the tub should last you for ages!

    Price: £6.35.

    11. These satin pillowcases are kind to your hair and skin, and they look incredibly luxe too (um, frizz reduction as you sleep? Yes, please).

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    They have handy hidden zippers to ensure they don't slip while you're sleeping! They're machine-washable and dryer-friendly too (just make sure you use the 'cold' settings on both for these).

    Price: £8.99 for two.

    12. Hoo boy, do folks love this contact-cleaning solution that's suitable for sensitive eyes.

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    Leave your contacts in this liquid overnight for cleaner, clearer lenses. It's impressed customers, with 95% of reviewers leaving four or five-star ratings!

    Price: £6.95.

    13. If you've got stubborn limescale in your loo, these Harpic 'Power Plus' tablets are here to help.

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    These start cutting through the mineral buildup in your toilet's bowl and U-bend the second you chuck 'em in, but you'll need to leave two in overnight for especially tough limescale. They've left reviewers' loos looking as good as new!

    Price: £9.99 for 32 tablets.

    14. Transform your skin with the iconic Glow Recipe Watermelon Sleeping Mask! It's bursting with watermelon extract and exfoliating AHA compounds.

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    The AHAs in this formula will gently buff away dead skin cells overnight, leaving you with fresh-looking skin in the morning. It also contains hydrating hyaluronic acid and brightening watermelon extract!

    Price: £22.00 for 30ml.

    15. This (frankly genius) over-the-door rack might actually dry your wet clothes in time for the morning.

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    It offers a whopping seven metres of drying space without cluttering up your bedroom floor or corridor! Reviewers love how much laundry it holds at once, with many saying it's impressively easy to install.

    Price: £6.50.

    16. Tackle the hard-to-clean mineral buildup on your tap's spout without disrupting your daily water use by placing this descaler gadget on it before you sleep.

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    This handy tool means you'll be able to submerge your taps in descaler for as long as you like, resulting in easy and ~thorough~ cleaning!

    Price: £5.85.

    17. Moths are especially active at night, so it'll be reassuring to know that these cedar wood rings are protecting your clothes from them during the wee hours.

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    They couldn't be simpler to use if they tried – just pop 'em onto your hangers and leave them there!

    Price: £7.95 for 30.

    18. This self-watering plant pot does exactly what it promises to do. It'll keep your fave flowers hydrated through the night!

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    You can place water in the base of this pot, which will then gradually get absorbed by your plant's soil as and when it needs it via a stick irrigation system. The set includes a water level indicator, so you'll know when the reservoir is due a refill! Some reviewers say they've gone up to twelve weeks on one fill (woah).

    Price: £15.15 for a 10x13cm plant pot.

    19. If you toss and turn a lot in your sleep, these elastic sheet suspenders will help you to avoid that annoying midnight bed-making session.

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    They attach to the sides of your sheets via secure clips, and the elastic fasteners make these suspenders perfect for any size of bed.

    Price: £2.19 for four.

    20. The enzymes in these drain sticks will work night *and* day shifts to keep your plugholes clear.

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    These sticks are 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 – all you'll have to do is put them in and leave them to work their magic!

    Price: £5.00 for 12 sticks.

    21. You won't have to face cleaning a fogged-up windscreen in the morning when you use this reusable dehumidifier.

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    This highly-rated dehumidifier draws all the excess moisture out of your vehicle, helping to decrease condensation and improve the air quality in your car. When it's full, the spot on its side will change colour, at which point you can just microwave it for six minutes before it's good to go again!

    Price: £7.95.

    22. Thrush is incredibly common, so it's a good thing that the pessary in this two-in-one Canesten set gets rid of the cause while you sleep.

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    The pack contains both a cream that soothes the external irritation and an internal pessary that tackles the root cause of the issue. While you'll need to apply the external cream two to three times for about three days, you can just insert the pessary before you fall asleep and you're done!

    Price: £12.47.

    23. Customers love the bouncy, youthful effect that this retinol serum has had on their skin. It's best used before you go to sleep because sunlight can diminish its effects!

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    This serum is packed full of antioxidants and vitamins, like brightening vitamin C and soothing aloe vera. Reviewers say their skin feels plumper and smoother after just a few uses!

    Price: £7.98.

    24. If your wooden surfaces are always covered in mugs, chances are that they're looking a little worse for wear by now. This specially-designed furniture restorer will get rid of the ring marks and water stains that your cups can leave behind!

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    Apply this restorer to the affected areas with straight strokes and then wait for about eight to ten hours (i.e. a great night's sleep) for the product to absorb! After that, your wooden furniture will look smooth, uniform in colour, and shiny.

    Price: £6.99.

    Footage of you going to sleep knowing you'll wake up to clean grouting and spot-free skin:

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