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    31 Products That Reviewers Say Actually Do What They Advertise

    These talk the talk because they KNOW they can walk the walk.

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    1. People love this reusable nonstick baking mat!

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    It distributes heat really evenly and also works as a pastry mat! This dishwasher-safe bad boy can withstand temperatures of up to 230°C, so it's no wonder that so many customers say it's lasted them ages. Oh, and folks also love how firmly it sticks to their countertops when they're kneading or rolling dough on it.

    Rating: 4.7-star average rating from 1,578 reviews.

    Price: £3.99.

    2. This contoured eye mask doubles up as side sleeper-friendly Bluetooth headphones (don't mind me, just ordering this ASAP).

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    Reviewers love how effectively the mask blocks out light and say that the Bluetooth speakers are surprisingly comfortable! The control panel is placed in the centre, so you won't feel it against your ear or cheek as you settle in for some zzz's. It's perfect if you love to fall asleep listening to your fave podcast or playlist!

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 2,457 reviews.

    Price: £15.13.

    3. Banish the bobbles from your clothes by using this TikTok-famous fabric comb. It's completely reusable!

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    Pet owners claim it's the best product they've used on their soft furnishings, and plenty of folks say that it's made their clothes look as good as new again.

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 1,095 reviews.

    Price: £4.52.

    4. NGL, the reviews for this essential oil diffuser convinced me to buy it (and I'm so glad I did).

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    Fill this diffuser with cold water, add a couple of drops of your fave essential oils, and you're good to go! It'll keep running for hours at a time (mine sees me through the first half of my workday), and it'll switch off automatically when the tank is empty. People love that this inexpensive diffuser keeps their room smelling fresh throughout the day without the stress or maintenance of keeping a candle lit. Oh, and can we please TALK about that price tag?!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 262 reviews.

    Price: £6.70.

    5. And I can also vouch for the high ratings that this cheap essential oil set has gotten! The pack includes tea tree, lavender, sweet orange, eucalyptus, lemongrass, and peppermint oils (not bad for under a tenner, right?).

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    I bought these because so many customers mentioned their concentrated scents, and it turns out they weren't lying! These essential oils smell incredible, and I only need to use a couple of drops for a fresh, room-filling result.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 369 reviews.

    Price: £9.99 for six essential oils.

    6. L'Oréal's 'Wonder Water' treatment claims to soften your hair in as little as eight seconds (I know, right?).

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    Apply it to wet hair after shampooing and then massage it in for at least eight seconds. It'll target damaged strands with amino acids and moisturising agents, hydrating your locks quickly and thoroughly. Reviewers say it's helped to define and soften their tresses (it works brilliantly on curls), and many love the scent too!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 1,448 reviews.

    Price: £4.95.

    7. Hoo boy, do people adore this stainless steel foot file that'll banish the hard skin from your heels.

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    Customers say its easy-to-clean metal surface is incredibly effective at removing their dead skin.

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 3,708 reviews.

    Price: £3.99.

    8. I swear by this powerful acne cream to banish my blemishes, and it looks like I'm not alone.

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    It contains sebum-reducing safflower oil, brightening and exfoliating vitamin C, and tons of other powerful active ingredients! No wonder so many people (including myself) have seen improvements in their skin after just a couple of uses.

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 3,127 reviews.

    Price: £9.98.

    9. And people also say that this whitening tooth powder delivers speedy results.

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    It's made with brightening and non-toxic activated charcoal! Some customers say that this powder leaves their mouth feeling really clean after use, and its gentle formula is suitable for sensitive teeth.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 1,518 reviews.

    Price: £7.87.

    10. This shower shield solution will keep your unit gleaming between scrubs (and it'll protect your taps too!).

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    It works on ceramic, glass, and metal! Apply the solution to the desired area twice and wait for it to dry before buffing the surface with a dry cloth — it'll repel dirt and water for up to three months. Sure, that sounds like a strong claim, but many reviewers say that it lives up to its promises!

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 480 reviews.

    Price: £8.83.

    11. Customers have been wowed by this niacinamide serum, which promises to decongest your pores and smooth your skin.

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    One of the great things about niacinamide is that it mixes really well with other active ingredients (it helps to absorb moisturiser brilliantly). It works as a brightener, a smoothing agent, and an anti-ageing serum – some reviewers say it's helped to keep their skin blemish-free in the long term rather than just tackling the spots that have come to a head.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 1,690 reviews.

    Price: £4.99.

    12. I've been using these antihistamines since spring started and have been impressed by how fast-acting and effective they are. They work for everything from pet allergies to hayfever!

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    Customers like the fact that you'll only need to take one of these tablets a day to keep the symptoms of hayfever, pet allergies, and more at bay.

    Rating: 4.7-star average rating from 3,971 reviews.

    Price: £6.50 for 30 tablets.

    13. This maximum strength antiperspirant will prevent excessive sweating for days at a time (yes, really).

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    Customers say just a couple of applications per week is enough to keep them sweat-free for days. If you don't take their word for it, there's a money-back guarantee too!

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 3,068 reviews.

    Price: £12.00.

    14. People swear by this universal diffuser attachment that actually does clip perfectly onto a massive range of appliances.

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    It's got an adjustable nozzle that you can click into place after you fit it to your hair dryer, and there's a simple release button on its side to help you remove the diffuser hassle-free. Not only is this nozzle truly universal, but folks also say it's made their curls much glossier and bouncier!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 2,439 reviews.

    Price: £13.99.

    15. This drain unblocker is strong enough to dissolve hair.

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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!

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 2,254 reviews.

    Price: £2.29.

    16. Place this cooling gel insert into your pillow for a refreshing night's sleep.

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    You won't even need to refrigerate this insert before using it thanks to its stay-cool filling! It's helped some people through hot flushes, headaches, and warm weather alike.

    Rating: 4.2-star average rating from 1,388 reviews.

    Price: £5.99.

    17. It looks like *that* 'Sky High' mascara from Maybelline actually does live up to the hype.

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    This mascara contains buildable bamboo fibres, meaning its inky formula will elongate your lashes without clumping or flaking. It's got tiny bristles that'll coat your smallest lashes, and bigger ones to lift and exaggerate the larger hairs! Many reviews mention its crumble-free finish and extreme lengthening power.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 298 reviews.

    Price: £7.00.

    18. Home cooks seriously appreciate this extra-powerful hob cleaner.

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    This product gets rid of persistent stains and burnt-on crusts AND creates a protective shield against future damage! It's banished the marks that some folks thought were beyond help.

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 1,076 reviews.

    Price: £4.49.

    19. Once I saw what this 'Infallible' concealer by L'Oréal had done for others, I knew I had to give it a try.

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    This brightening concealer is incredibly high-coverage! I've been astonished by how quickly and effectively it covers up the (pretty intense) bags under my eyes, as have plenty of other customers.

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 5,379 reviews.

    Price: £9.99 – it's available in 20 different shades.

    20. Tired of getting those annoying lil' bumps on your legs after shaving? It might be time to try KP's powerful body scrub. It's also great for anyone who has keratosis pilaris!

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    This scrub is brimming with exfoliating ingredients, from AHA compounds and glycolic acid to plastic-free pumice buffing beads. It's left some customers' skin brighter, smoother, and softer after just a couple of uses!

    Rating: 4.4-star average rating from 6,602 reviews.

    Price: £26.00.

    21. Okay, I know it sounds a bit strange, but this pumice cleaning block is actually an incredibly effective way to clean everything from oven racks to toilets! I've used it myself and found it was the only product that got rid of limescale stains in my loo.

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    Reviewers have been amazed by how quickly this block works its magic! Just wet the stone, rub it over your grossest surfaces, and then rinse or wipe the dirt away.

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 286 reviews.

    Price: £2.40.

    22. This self-watering plant pot does exactly what it promises to do.

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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).

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 1,082 reviews.

    Price: £9.99 for a 10x13cm plant pot.

    23. I'm losing it over this genius wall-mounted brush that your pets can use to self-groom! It'll ensure that all their loose hair has been removed before they get a chance to moult on your sofa or other soft furnishings.

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    You can easily stick this onto your walls thanks to its self-adhesive pads! Its handy catnip compartment will make the relaxing brush even more appealing to your furry friends. Pet owners whose cats are scared of regular grooming sessions have found it especially useful!

    Rating: 4.0-star average rating from 18,563 reviews.

    Price: £3.29.

    24. This self-adhesive Command broom grip has helped customers to organise their cleaning cupboards.

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    Folks adore its tool-free installation – just peel the sticker from its self-adhesive backing and then stick it onto whatever surface you choose. Once it's on there, this hook can hold up to 1.8kg!

    Rating: 4.6-star average rating from 8,253 reviews.

    Price: £4.99.

    25. Some customers say that this sulphur and salicylic acid-infused soap has helped to clear their skin.

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    The salicylic acid in this soap will decongest your pores, while the sulphur removes bacteria and absorbs excess oil. The bar is studded with almond and walnut shell particles to exfoliate your skin, and it also contains replenishing vitamin E. No wonder so many people swear by this (seriously, check out the before-and-after pictures below the product description!).

    Rating: 4.3-star average rating from 4,186 reviews.

    Price: £6.98.

    26. If you're sick of having to deal with those annoying bumps and red patches after hair removal, we have something in common. This soothing post-shave balm is here to help!

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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 – users say it's helped to make their shaving process easy for the first time!

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 5,983 reviews.

    Price: £1.99.

    27. Getting rid of that annoying puddle at the base of your fridge might seem like an impossible problem, but this specially-designed brush promises to solve it.

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    The stiff brush will ~thoroughly~ clean any area it comes into contact with without damaging the surface underneath. You can shape and reshape its flexible wire as many times as you need to in order to clean those tricky spots! Some customers have used it to unblock the opening above their crisper drawer and say it helped to stop that annoying puddle from forming at the base of their fridge (because frankly, mopping up the water with paper towels is not ideal).

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 377 reviews.

    Price: £3.09.

    28. I'd tried every hack in the book to keep my freezer ice-free before finally landing on these frost-preventing freezer liners. Hundreds of reviewers have been equally happy to find this simple solution!

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    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 washable and reusable!

    Rating: 4.1-star average rating from 678 reviews.

    Price: £3.70 for two.

    29. I mean, the results from this cult-status Bar Keepers Friend cleaning powder speak for themselves.

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    This powder is incredibly easy to use – just place it onto any affected surfaces, from ceramics to metals and glass, and scrub until the stains have gone. It's ideal for tackling your hob, oven, baking tins, and so much more –customers have used it on the baking trays they'd almost given up on and were delighted by the results!

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 3,424 reviews.

    Price: £3.20.

    30. Mould is a pretty common problem in the UK, but don't worry – this highly-rated removal spray has got your back.

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    Leave this foaming spray on any affected areas for up to half an hour and then wipe it away to reveal a mildew-free surface underneath. Some customers say it tackles the spots that regular soap and water won't clean!

    Rating: 4.7-star average rating from 16,549 reviews.

    Price: £5.00.

    31. Reviewers say that these under-the-bed suspenders actually will keep your sheets in place no matter how much you toss and turn.

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    They've got elastic straps that connect the powerful grips, so these suspenders will fit any size of bed. Just clip the clamps onto the corner of your sheets, pop the straps under your mattress, and you're done! People say they have a seriously impressive hold.

    Rating: 4.5-star average rating from 1,341 reviews.

    Price: £5.99 for four.

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