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    13 Helpful Products Under £16 To Try If You Live In A Hard Water Area

    These will help solve all your limescale woes.

    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 kettle descaler will remove the limescale from your cuppa in ten minutes|

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    Just chuck this drop-in descaler bag into your kettle, boil, wait ten minutes, and then remove the bag and the water. Your limescale will be gone in literally minutes!

    Price: £1.86.

    2. This toilet cleaner is really strong – it'll cut through built-up limescale and grime!

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    Designed to remove even the most stubborn of stains, this cleaner promises to leave your loo free of limescale, and it'll remove uric scale as well!

    Price: £9.95.

    3. This magnetic anti-limescale ball works equally well in your dishwasher AND your washing machine, and it can last for up to five years!

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    Just pop one of these balls in your dishwasher or washing machine, and the magnets inside will help to crystallise the minerals that block your pipes and make detergents less effective. You'll save time, detergent, and the planet (it's more eco-friendly than softener tablets!)

    Price: £7.55.

    4. Get your shower head sparkling clean with this limescale cleaner.

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    This scale remover will get rid of limescale almost anywhere in your bathroom! Just apply it to your tiles, taps, shower head, or sink for easy-peasy scale removal!

    Price: £6.42.

    5. Product buildup in your hair is much more likely to happen if you've got hard water. This scalp massager will help to get your scalp truly clean!

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    This massaging brush helps to exfoliate your scalp and remove the mineral and product deposits that can be hard to budge in hard water. It'll help improve the circulation to your scalp as well, which is great for promoting hair growth!

    Price: £5.99 for the pink one pictured.

    6. This highly-rated jug will filter your drinking water.

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    The filter in this jug helps to remove the limescale, chlorine, and other impurities from your drinking water. |t has enough room to hold 1.4 litres of water, and it's designed to fit your fridge door as well!

    Price: £12.95 for the transparent one pictured.

    7. Hard water can strip the moisture from your skin. Hyaluronic acid is a really great product to try if your skin's dry!

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    Hyaluronic acid binds to the water that already exists in your skin and keeps it there. This Poppy Austen bottle gives you twice as much product as other brands, and it's got calming green tea extracts and brightening vitamin C as well!

    Price: £15.49.

    8. Hard water can dry your hair out, too! If you're worried your locks are a bit dry, it might be worth your while to check out this hydrating mask.

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    Leave this moisturising mask on your hair for about three to five minutes before you shower. The jojoba, castor oil, and patchouli oil in its hydrating formula will get to work on your hair and on the skin underneath it!

    Price: £9.79.

    9. The beads in this ionic shower head will remove the limescale in your water while you're washing.

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    Improve your water pressure, save time and money on shampoo and soap, and keep your skin hydrated with one of these genius shower heads! You can just screw one of these into your existing shower fixture and voila, your shower water is softer.

    Price: £15.75.

    10. If your stains are really stubborn, these scrubbing brushes that attach to a drill could really help you out.

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    Scrubbing is a really effective way to remove scale, but it takes a lot of time and effort. Save on both with a drill-powered scrubbing brush(!) that has varying levels of softness, depending on which surface you want to scrub. Just attach it to a drill (FYI, the drill isn't included) and get ready for that rust-coloured stain in your bathtub to be CLEANED.

    Price: £14.95 for a pack of four brushes.

    11. If the buildup in your dishwasher and washing machine is particularly bad, this machine descaler might help.

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    This extra-strong descaler designed specifically for machines is a great way to purge all the limescale and soap buildup from your appliances. It was made with input from professional repairmen, so it's no wonder this stuff is so highly reviewed!

    Price: £6.39.

    12. These Yorkshire tea bags are designed specifically for hard water.

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    This tea is specifically blended to counteract the high mineral content of hard water, so that slightly off taste hard-water tea can sometimes get won't be a problem.

    Price: £13.50 for three packs of 160 tea bags.

    13. Trying to descale your taps can be hard because it's difficult to submerge the head in descaler, which is really the only way to remove buildup. This handy attachment solves that problem!

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    Just attach this handy lil' device to your taps, fill the cup with descaler, and let that slightly gross limescale buildup melt away. It'll fit most taps, and it's completely reusable as well!

    Price: £4.68.