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    28 Products That Basically Only Exist To Make Your Life Better

    Some of these are cute, some are useful, and all of them are here to improve your life!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This pistachio-coloured nail polish from Barry M boosts my mood every time I wear it.

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    I love how opaque it is (I only needed one coat to achieve the perfect colour), and it's really fast-drying and durable too! I popped some decals over it from this massive nail kit for added interest, but I'd honestly have been happy with the colour as-is. 

    Price: £3.00.

    2. This magnetic tracker will let you know when your pet's been fed, so they'll be unable to trick your household members into unwittingly giving them a double dinner.

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    You can attach it to a wide range of metal surfaces thanks to its magnetic back! 

    Price: £6.76.

    3. These tooth stain removers will help to get rid of any plaque on your teeth (yup).

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    These tools have an angled, textured head that allows you to really ~get into~ the muck on your teeth. They're designed to get rid of stains and plaque in no time!

    Price: £2.75 for two.

    4. I'm just saying, this ingrown toenail kit has gotten some incredible reviews.

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    This seven-piece kit includes a nail lifter, which is deeply (and disgustingly) satisfying. People love how easy this kit is to use!

    Price: £9.99.

    5. Using this sticky slime to clean those hard-to-reach areas of your car and home is just so intensely satisfying.

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    The putty will stay sticky for ages, so you'll get multiple uses out of one pot! Because it moulds to fit whatever surface you press it onto, it's a great way to remove dust from fiddly areas like car vents and keyboards.

    Price: £5.94.

    6. You can *finally* tackle that annoying bacne with the help of this salicylic acid-infused shower soap.

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    It's studded with exfoliating beads, and the egg shape makes it perfect for every part of your body! 

    Price: £5.85.

    7. Anyone who suffers from headaches will appreciate this cooling rollerball.

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    Its metal head will distribute a cooling and soothing formula over the affected area, providing relief in no time. You can use it as many times as you need to throughout the day! 

    Price: £3.33.

    8. Banish those annoying verrucas and warts with this once-a-day gel.

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    It works to gently get rid of the affected skin while also providing a waterproof barrier over the area. You'll only need to apply it once a day for some impressive results (seriously, check out the before-and-after pics in the reviews section). 

    Price: £6.74.

    9. Tackle any grease, grime, or stains in your kitchen with Elbow Grease's non-scratch 'Scrub Mate'.

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    It's perfect for use on tough stains and stubbornly sticky surfaces! This scratch-free scourer becomes harder when it comes into contact with cold water, perfect for those *truly* tricky messes. 

    Price: £2.40.

    10. These adjustable gadgets will prevent your bed from shaking or squeaking. You can place 'em behind your headboard for some sound-free zzz's!

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    They each have one self-adhesive side and another adjustable side to help stabilise everything from headboards to furniture legs. Reviewers love how easy they are to use! 

    Price: £9.99 for two.  

    11. NGL, I ordered these cistern blocks about 0.004 seconds after I first found out about them. They'll clean your loo from the inside out!

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    I love these because they're so low-effort – drop 'em into your toilet's cistern on the opposite side to the inlet and you're done! They'll foam every time you flush, releasing bleach and anti-limescale agents as they do so (nifty, right?), and can keep going for up to eight weeks!

    Price: £1.80 for two.

    12. My sister swears by Garnier's inexpensive coconut 'Hair Food' to hydrate and define her curls! It'll nourish all other hair types too.

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    It can be used as a hair mask, leave-in conditioner, or regular conditioner! The formula contains hydrating and nourishing ingredients like coconut and macadamia oil, so it's no wonder my sister says it gives her the moisture that other products fail to deliver. It'll leave your hair soft and shiny, and it doesn't feel heavy either! 

    Price: £3.46.

    13. Banish your next breakout with this fast-acting cream.

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    It's infused with exfoliating salicylic acid and soothing avocado oil, meaning it'll cleanse your skin *without* drying it out. Reviewers have been amazed by how quickly it worked for them, with many seeing results in a matter of days!

    Price: £13.29.

    14. You can deep-clean and descale your loo at the same time with Dr. Beckmann's foaming solution.

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    Pour one of these sachets into your toilet bowl and wait ten minutes for it to work its magic! Reviewers say it's gotten rid of the hard-to-budge stains that regular cleaning products can't remove.

    Price: £3.00 for three sachets.

    15. Look, we've all got that one piece of cookware that's in need of some serious TLC. This Bar Keepers Friend cleaning powder will totally transform your pots, pans, and baking trays, along with other parts of your kitchen!

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    Alongside being super effective, this powder is incredibly easy to use too – 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!

    Price: £4.00.

    16. Limescale can build up in any water-heavy area of your home, so it's a good thing that this fast-acting descaler spray is so great at its job.

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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.

    Price: £3.00.

    17. These deep-cleaning Nespresso pods are absolute game changers.

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    They work exactly as you'd expect them to – chuck one into your Nespresso coffee maker, run it through your machine like you would with a regular pod, wait for about two minutes, and you're done! Folks say these capsules have tackled areas in the spout and brewing chamber that regular descalers couldn't reach.

    Price: £5.20 for five.

    18. I never thought I'd get excited about some frying pan-friendly scourers, but here I am.

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    These scratch-free scourers are the latest Scrub Darry product to snatch my debit card from my pocket! They're suitable for use on glass, cast iron (!!!), and stainless steel, so they're perfect if you want to clean up after cooking without ruining your fave pan. They also firm up when you run them under cold water for tougher stains (ugh, the dream).

    Price: £5.44 for three.

    19. This nonstick crisping tray allows air to circulate around your food while it's in the oven, adding crunch without the oil (yes, please).

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    It works similarly to an air fryer by ensuring that heat circulates all around your food for a crispy finish. You won't need to flip your chips mid-bake thanks to this crisper, and it comes with a five-year guarantee too!

    Price: £5.95.

    20. If you live in a hard water area, you'll understand why I had to include this anti-limescale shower head.

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    It has beads inside the handle to filter and descale the water before it comes out of the head, so it's perfect if you're living in a hard water area. It has three powerful settings (massage, rainfall, and combination) that you can toggle between by clicking the handy button on its side! 

    Price: £13.99 for a shower head and a 2m-long hose.

    21. I won't lie, I didn't fully trust the 'zero scrubbing required' claim that this mattress-cleaning spray made until its customers vouched for it.

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    I'm a huge fan of how easy this stuff is to use – you can just spray it onto any stains and then leave it to dry (sorry, but that's EXACTLY the amount of effort I'd like to expend on every cleaning task). It'll banish any odours and discolouration, even if the stain is really tough!

    Price: £6.99.

    22. This 'Living the Dream' dry shampoo from TIGI Bed Head pretty much became my ride or die the instant I started using it.


    This stuff will make your hair look fresher and more volumised in literal seconds, and won't feel heavy or itchy on your scalp.

    Price: £4.17.

    23. These recyclable, Oral-B compatible electric toothbrush heads contain teeth-whitening charcoal in their bristles.

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    These brushes are designed to completely surround and thoroughly clean your teeth, and the charcoal-infused bristles will help to keep your teeth whiter and your breath fresher (yes, please). Just send them back to the distributor when they're used up and they'll recycle them expertly for you!

    Price: £6.97 for two.

    24. These ethylene-absorbing spheres will prolong the life of your fruit and veg, so you won't have to waste money by throwing produce out a couple of days after you buy it. They work just as well in your fridge as they do in your fruit bowl!

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    Chuck one of these handy balls into your crisper drawer or fruit bowl and its carbon centre will absorb any chemicals that might spoil your fruit and veg.

    Price: £5.99 for three.

    25. This two-in-one shower gel and shaving 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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    The formula contains antioxidant blackcurrant oil, hydrating almond oil, and soothing aloe vera which all work together to prevent razor rash! 

    Price: £3.99.

    26. This inexpensive retinol serum is a great way to plumpen and smoothen your skin!

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    Apply a couple of drops of this stuff to your face at night and it'll start turning over your dead skin cells, leaving a fresher, brighter layer for you to wake up to. I find that this stuff helps to reduce the appearance of my pores too!

    Price: £6.99. 

    27. Once I tried these exfoliating washcloths, I knew I could never return to that loofah-only life.

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    Okay, so this is a little bit gross, but you know those shamefully satisfying TikToks where people remove their dead skin in icky-but-gratifying rolls? Well, I knew I had to buy the product behind the manky magic – enter these genius washcloths! They fit over your hand and shrink when they get wet to provide a rough, exfoliating surface that lifts dead skin in a matter of moments. I use mine about twice a week and am always amazed (if a little disgusted) by how well they work! 

    Price: £6.99 for eight.

    28. This is a bit embarrassing, but I honestly thought the dead skin at the base of my feet was too much to deal with until I nabbed this extensive pedicure kit.

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    This set has everything, including a tiny dead skin-removing fork that's perfect for the area around your nails, some satisfying rasps, a callus shaver, and clippers! I love the fact that it comes in a nifty case, and I can honestly say it's the only kit I've used that has *genuinely* left my feet peeptoe shoe-worthy afterwards.

    Price: £6.96. 

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