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    23 Products To Help Solve Common British Problems

    Let's face it, we've all got a mouldy wall somewhere.

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    1. It's now mandatory to wear a face covering in more places than ever in the UK, so it makes sense to snap up this anti-misting spray if you wear glasses.

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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 (but in case you need even more convincing, customers have given this spray a 4.1-star average rating from 3,790 reviews!).

    Price: £6.99.

    2. And if you're finding that wearing a mask is causing lil' breakouts, these hydrocolloid patches will conceal and heal zits at the same time.

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    Apply one of these on top of a zit and it'll begin drawing the excess moisture and gunk out from your skin, helping to dry out your spot and eventually eradicate it. Customers are seriously impressed by how effective these are!

    Price: £5.99 for 24 patches.

    3. This levomenthol-infused 4head stick claims to relieve the symptoms of a headache in under two minutes. It's perfect if that one loud pigeon that lives near every British home has been getting on your nerves!

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    Run it over your forehead for a simple and effective treatment! Unlike regular medication, there's no limit to how often you can use this thing (which is handy, seeing as there's up to 100 applications per pack). It doesn't leave a greasy or sticky feeling on your skin, either!

    Price: £3.79.

    4. 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.

    Price: £3.00.

    5. If rain has been wreaking havoc on your suede and nubuck items, it might be time to invest in this pair of specially-designed cleaning brushes.

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    Reviewers say these brushes clean suede and nubuck brilliantly – they're firm enough to effectively clean your shoes, bags, and jackets, and soft enough to not damage the material.

    Price: £2.70 for two.

    6. These reusable descaler bags will get rid of those scummy bits of limescale that can sit on top of your favourite drink (because nothing will break a British person's heart like a ruined cuppa).

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    Drop one of these wire descalers into your kettle, put it on to boil, pour the water out, and remove the mesh ball. By then, the limescale inside your kettle will have collected between its wires, leaving you with scum-free cuppas. You can rinse the mesh balls after use and they'll be good to go again!

    Price: £3.75 for two.

    7. It can be hard to air-dry clothes in the UK, and tumble dryers often create those annoying bobbles on your clothes. You'll have the best of both worlds with these easy-to-use fabric combs!

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

    Price: £6.99 for two.

    8. This biscuit-shaped bookmark is magnetic, so it won't slip when you move your book around.

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    This double-sided bookmark will keep track of your pages for you in what might just be the most British way possible.

    Price: £1.99.

    9. We've all been seduced by those incredible fruit and veg supermarket deals, only to face a rotting pile of unused produce days later. These ethylene-absorbing discs will keep them fresher for longer!

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    Chuck one of these into your crisper drawer or fruit bowl and its carbon centre will absorb any chemicals that might spoil your fruit and veg. Customers are seriously impressed by how long they keep food fresh for!

    Price: £10.99 for four.

    10. If limescale and other mineral residue is slowing down your drains, this powerful drain unblocker can at least ensure your water has a clear path to flow through. It'll even get rid of hair blockages!

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    Pour both parts of its two-component formula down the affected drain one after the other, wait for about an hour, and then simply rinse the blockage away!

    Price: £6.00.

    11. You'll be able to click "zero bags" at the self-checkout till with this reusable shopping bag (the best feeling).

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    This bag folds up into an adorable sheep shape when it's not in use, so it's basically too cute to forget when you're on your way to the shops.

    Price: £4.69.

    12. You can present your travel card without having to fumble for your wallet at the turnstile (an absolute crime, TBH) thanks to this handy wallet.

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    Its stretchy material means you can fit everything from cards to keys in this wallet – it's thick enough to ensure your cards stay safe while still connecting effectively to card readers. The adhesive backing of this holder means it fits all phones. Choose from 12 different colours!

    Price: £6.99.

    13. This mug-cleaning powder will get right into any built-up stains in your fave cup (we've all got one)

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    This powder will wear away the stains and marks from buildup without damaging the mug's surface underneath, and it won't leave a bad taste or odour behind either.

    Price: £5.59.

    14. The UK is a pretty soggy place, and mould really thrives in colder, wetter conditions. This highly-rated mould remover spray has got your back!

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    Spray it onto your walls, tiles, grouting, or ceiling, and then leave it for about half an hour to work its mould-busting magic. After that, you can just wipe the residue away to reveal a cleaner, mould-free surface underneath!

    Price: £5.00.

    15. This biscuit bar mega pack will solve the most British problem of all – simply never having enough Kit Kats.

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    It contains 71 bars, people. Seventy. One.

    Price: £11.00.

    16. If you've lost the original plug for your bath or sink, this universal drain stopper is ideal.

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    The silicone outer layer will create a firm stopper that fits a variety of different plugs! It won't move around either thanks to the strong suction cup underneath.

    Price: £4.99.

    17. These personalised wheelie bin stickers are an ideal way to make sure your bins get put back exactly where they should be after collection days.

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    They're completely weatherproof, and they'll be delivered straight to your door in no time via Royal Mail post.

    Price: £3.25 for four.

    18. This screen-cleaning cloth looks like a mini Henry the Hoover, because of course it does.

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    Its microfibre exterior will apply even pressure to your screen, ensuring an effective clean and streak-free finish. Also, I mean, it's adorable.

    Price: £5.99.

    19. If baking is one of your favourite hobbies, it might be time to invest in this reusable sheet.

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    It can withstand temperatures of up to 220°C, and you can wash it in the sink or dishwasher whenever you need to!

    Price: £5.50.

    20. These clip-on sheet fasteners will keep your bedding in place even if you toss and turn around a lot at night (probably having a nightmare about failing a challenge on Raven).

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    The extra-strong clips are connected via elastic straps which means you can fit them to almost any size of bed! Clip them to the corners of your sheets, pop 'em under the mattress, and voila – your sheets will stay put!

    Price: £4.99 for four.

    21. This screw-on ionised shower head will soften the water in your shower.

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    It contains beads that remove limescale and other minerals from your water, so it's perfect if you're in a hard water area! It can help to improve your water pressure and make your water 'softer' (so soaps and shampoos will last longer because they lather more quickly).

    Price: £9.51.

    22. Pollution can seriously mess with your skin, so if you live in a city it might be worth giving this AHA serum from The Ordinary a go.

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    Leave this serum 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, so the bottle will last you ages.

    Price: £10.49.

    23. Limescale can build up in the drum of your washing machine, leaving behind a chalky residue and (sometimes) a foul smell. So it's a good thing this specially-designed cleaner from Dettol cleans and deodorises!

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    Its antibacterial formula will clean hard-to-reach dirt from your washing machine drum while also dissolving any limescale that's built up in there. Just pour some of this stuff into your washing powder drawer and run an empty cycle at 60°C! You can also use it as a regular cleaning fluid on the outside of your washing machine.

    Price: £3.50.

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