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9 Products That Will Make You Say "Huh! That Actually Works!"

Including an exfoliating foot mask that gives gross-but-satisfying results.

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1. A best-selling budget hand cream that is a saviour for hard working hands.

Product: O'Keefe's Working Hands Hand Cream

Promising review: "My husband has always suffered terribly with his hands. Dry, cracked, really bad deep splits. He's had lots of prescribed lotions and potions from the doctors but never been able to get on with anything consistently. All either too greasy or doesn't soak in etc. We have been using O'Keeffe's for just over a week now and the results are amazing. There are just 10 days between the pictures. Although we have only just started using, based on the current results, I would definitely recommend." Kelly Fluffle

Get it on Amazon, £5.99

2. An instant eyebrow tint that is perfect for blondes and red-heads.

Product: Godefroy Instand Eyebrow Tint

Promising review: "Hi, I'm a natural redhead and have non existent eyebrows! They are so so fair. For yearrrrrs I have used eyebrow pencil every single day! This product has saved me so much time, feel like I can now go make up free knowing I have visible eyebrows. Finally!!!!!! So easy to use and brilliant results." –

Amazon Customer

Get it on Amazon, £8.99


3. A super-precise eyeliner pen that will make your cat-eye dreams a reality., Amazon

Product: Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner

"I've tried lots of eyeliner pens high end and drug store brands and this eyeliner is my go to for months now. Glides on very easily and thin enough to do perfect winged liner. (Even for my monolid Asian eyes it's easy to get a hassle free cat eye look ☺️) ❤️❤️❤️💋💋💋" – Naomi

Get it on Amazon, £5.99

4. A lightweight cover-up that is heavy duty enough for tattoos.

Product: Dermacol Makeup Cover Foundation

Promising review: "I'm very tatted and wanted to try a cover up... It's very oily but it's all about technique with this product. I personally added one thin layer of product then used my own powder to set then did this 2 more times and got these results took about 10 mins – Nita Von T

Get it on Amazon, £15.95

5. An exfoliating foot mask that gives gross-but-satisfying results.

Product: Purederm Exfoliating Foot Mask Papaya & Chamomile

Promising review: "I was skeptical but had to try! I've spent a fortune on foot files, ped-eggs, circular saws for feet etc... and had little success.

So for the price of this I thought why not!?! And WOW!!! My feet have never been so soft!!! I used to get regular foot shaves from podiatrist, but think it only serves to put feet in 'protect' mode so skin hardens even more. I will wait and see if this had same issue, but even if it does, it's a lot cheaper and more fun!! I'm glad the weather turned last week though! Definitely need to keep them in socks during the process!!" – Cherry

Get it on Amazon, £3.45

6. A deeply moisturising skin oil that targets scars and stretch marks.

Product: Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy

Promising review: "I've been using this since the 6th of January and it is now the 25th of January and have noticed a massive difference in the scar. I am so pleased with how much it's faded, as I used to get a bit self conscious with people seeing it as it's on my hand! I've even started to use this on my face and my skin has never looked better and it's reduced the spots too!! I would highly recommend this product and would definitely purchase again!!" – Amazon Customer

Get it on Amazon, £4


7. A make up removing cloth that takes off your make up using only water.

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Product: W7 IT'S MAGIC! Make Up Remover Cloth

Promising review: "With just a few gentle swipes, a lot of my makeup came off. Still feeling slightly dubious I swept off my eye makeup, waterproof mascara, and heavy-duty brows ( I'm growing them out after my ex eyebrow lady ruined them). And to my surprise it actually removed a lot of my eye makeup without the usual raccoon-eye situation.

Despite my fears that the cloth was going to irritate my skin and leave it feeling crap, it was actually really gentle and I felt pretty fresh-faced after using it. I have been using the cloth for five days now, and my skin feels fine. I don't even feel the need to wash or rinse my face afterwards, although I do moisturise my skin every time." – Tolani Shoneye

Get it on Amazon, £5.19

8. An intensive leave-in conditioner that will soothe and nourish dry hair overnight.

Product: African Pride Shea Butter Miracle Leave in Conditioner , £5.99

Promising review: "I use this as a leave in conditioner for my girls' hair. I apply to washed and towel dried hair and comb it through either with my fingers or a wide tooth comb and then leave it to air dry. I have 2 daughters with curly hair but 2 different types of curly hair which makes it costly sometimes because the same product does work on both their hair types. This one thankfully does. I use less product on the one with softer curls than the one with tighter curls. Having said that my hair is also curly (and wavy) and I would only use this on the end tips and a very little amount. You can see in the picture how her hair looks like if she goes to bed straight after a shower! This works for both types of hair.

"Great product and works well on both dry and damp hair. Works great on my relaxed hair especially when I twist the hair whilst working the product in. Does not even look like my hair has been relaxed which is good because I want to grow it out." – abi lu

Get it on Amazon, £5.99

9. A glycolic peel that will help to reduce redness and uneven skin.

Product: NIP+FAB Glycolic Fix Body Gel

Promising review: "I had a little problem with dermatillomania marks/scars, ingrown hairs and rough red bumps on my legs that I have been embarrassed of since my early teens and have refused to wear outfits that show my bare legs because of all the marks. I am totally amazed by this stuff! My leg scars have cleared so well (the big deeper ones are still there but faint and i could easily hide them with concealer if I wanted to) the red bumps 'chicken skin' has gone for the first time in about 15 years and the ingrown hairs don't look as angry and I think are going. I also used it on small dermatillomania scars/marks on my chest and shoulders which are now gone.

"For anyone wanting an idea of how long it took to see results - I used the pads mentioned before for about a week or so on my leg scars out of curiosity after my face cleared up but wasn't seeing too much difference and then bought this which I have had for 1 week! I use it once a day after a shower. " –Amazon Customer

Get it on Amazon, £7.99

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