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    Updated on Jul. 22, 2020. Posted on Jul. 20, 2020

    29 Products With Before-And-After Photos You Have To See To Believe

    They're pretty much magical.

    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. A pack of all-natural boot-cleaning cloths that are powerful enough to remove even the toughest stains. They're also great for jackets and handbags, so go ahead and wipe down your whole wardrobe with 'em.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    They work on suede, rubber, fabric, and nubuck (aka almost everything). I even use them to wipe touch up my Air Force 1's and sandals when they start looking a little neglected.

    Get a pack of ten for $8.99. Also available in a pack of 15.

    2. A pack of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser sheets that'll make cleaning up messes in hard-to-reach places a lot easier. They're more flexible than the OG Magic Eraser, meaning you can get them into tinier nooks and crannies.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    They're great for messes in microwaves, stoves, bathrooms, and pretty much everywhere else in your home. I recently dyed my hair and, because I'm messy, got splotches all over my sink, floor, and walls. You know what helped me get rid of all those unwanted marks? One of these babies.

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada $3.97. Also available in a pack of 16.

    3. A pair of coconut-scented foot peel booties that are packed with moisturizing ingredients and will make you shed your dead skin like a snake (equal parts gross and satisfying). Reviewers say they don't irritate their sensitive skin and even help get rid of hard calluses.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, Grace & Stella / Via graceandstella.com

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.95.

    4. This magical Revlon one-step styler that dries, volumizes, and styles your locks all in one go. Now you won't need to mess around with a thousand hair tools when you're running late.

    A person with naturally curly hair before and after using the Revlon brush
    Essence Gant / Via BuzzFeed

    "On the left is my hair freshly shampooed and conditioned, and on the right is my hair after I blew it out with the dryer. The blowout process took me about an hour and a half, but I'm sure I can get it even quicker with more practice. I didn't want it super sleek because I prefer a big hair look, but I could've gotten the roots even straighter with a few more strokes if I wanted to." —Essence Gant (read their full review here)

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    5. A bottle of plant-based, paraben-free EcoTools makeup brush shampoo that'll get all that built-up gunk off your beauty tools. One BuzzFeed writer says a little dab goes a long way (so the bottle will last you a while) and works absolute wonders when paired with a silicone brush-cleaning pad.

    Heather Braga / Via BuzzFeed

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.04.

    6. A pack of dry cleaner sheets that are safe to use on special-care clothing and will probably save you hundreds of dollars in the long run. They remove odours and stains, and they release wrinkles, leaving your clothes looking good as new.

    A comparison of before and after using the Woolite sheets on a long-sleeved shirt
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say they work wonders on "dry clean only" goods, like dress pants and wool scarves.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $8.87. Also available in a combo pack with stain wipes.

    7. A bottle of wood-restoring solution that removes everything from water rings to light scratches. Reviewers love that the process is mess free and doesn't leave their furniture smelling like chemicals.

    A piano with water rings and scratches on it and a piano that has been cleaned with the wood-restoring solution
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You don't even need to sand your furniture before using it!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in eight colours.

    8. A tube of L'Oreal mascara that'll make your lashes feathery soft and more voluminous than ever. One BuzzFeed writer loves that it doesn't flake off over the course of the day and says it works better than many luxury mascaras.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.86. Also available in a waterproof formula.

    9. An Instant Pot air fryer that'll give you all the joys of fried food, without all the oil and splattering. It'll also save you from hitting up a drive-thru every time you're craving crispy nuggs or fries.

    Hannah Loewentheil/BuzzFeed

    "I didn't realize just how much I would adore an air fryer until I bought one. I thought it would be one of those appliances I'd use from time to time, but turns out I use it almost every day. It turns even the most basic foods like chicken thighs and green beans into crispy, crunchy, golden-brown deliciousness." —Hannah Loewentheil (read her full review here)

    Get a six-quart version from Amazon Canada for $138.01+. Available in three sizes and five styles.

    10. A jar of cult-favourite bentonite clay mask that will suck every last bit of gunk out of your pores in under 20 minutes. You can also use it as a spot treatment, if you don't want to cover your whole face.

    A person before using the bentonite clay mask and after with significantly less acne
    BuzzFeed Boldly / Via BuzzFeed

    Using it is simple: you mix the powdery clay with equal parts water or apple cider vinegar (I like to do a combo of the two), and apply it to your face as you would any other face mask. Check out more epic Aztec Secret before and after photos.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.45. Also available in a larger size (for less than $2 more!).

    11. A Ballcap Buddy that'll make cleaning your favourite caps a breeze. You just place your hat inside, pop it on the top rack of the dishwasher, and let the magic happen. It may seem like a silly doodad, but it'll help your hat retain its shape, meaning it won't get all wonky before you're ready to replace it.

    @ballcapbuddy / Via instagram.com, @ballcapbuddy / Via instagram.com

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    12. A tub of purple hair mask that'll breathe new life into your bleach job and help you banish brassy tones once and for all. It has over 7,000 positive reviews and people say it works almost instantly (but be careful not to leave it on too long or you may end up with purple hair).

    @bolduniq / Via instagram.com, @bolduniq / Via instagram.com

    Reviews warn that wearing gloves (which are included) is actually important because the colour is so strong that it may stain your hands purple.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.95.

    13. A hanging compression bag that'll magically shrink your clothes and help keep your closet clutter free. Congratulations! You can finally pack away all your winter coats and ski jackets to make room for sundresses and shorts.

    A before and after comparison of jackets in and out of a compression bag
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.97. Available in five non-hanging styles, too.

    14. A tube of Crest Charcoal Toothpaste that'll make your pearly whites even whiter. Even though it's packed with charcoal, it won't stain your bathroom sink, so you don't have to follow up with a full cleaning routine after your rinse out your mouth.

    Mikael M. Melo / Via BuzzFeed

    "I've recently bought into the charcoal craze, but I didn't really want to go full charcoal (my white sink just couldn't handle the aftermath). So when I found out that Crest Charcoal Toothpaste would whiten my teeth, but not blacken my sink, I had to try it. I've only given it a week and so far, but my teeth are already substantially whiter, and I haven't even been avoiding coffee! I have super sensitive teeth so I was a little worried to try it, but honestly, it hasn't affected my sensitivity whatsoever. I highly recommend giving it a try for anyone trying to whiten on a budget." —Mikael M. Melo

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.98.

    15. A hair-finishing stick and cream that'll keep your wildest flyaways in place. It's like a mascara wand, but instead of combing through your lashes, it slicks your stray baby hairs down (without making them look greasy).

    A person showing how their flyaways are tamed after using the hair-finishing stick and cream
    Sarah Han / Via BuzzFeed

    "That's my hair right there! As you can see, it really picks up all of the annoyingly too-short hairs near the nape of my neck that I can't gather into a high ponytail or bun. (Don't mind the remaining front-framing wispies in the 'after' photo — those are there on purpose!) There is one main caveat though: I only use it if I know I'll be washing my hair either that night or the next, since it does still ~stiffen~ the areas of hair I use it on — but it's better than hairspray, in my opinion. Some reviewers say that they can just brush the gel out, but I'd prefer to just wash it out." —Sarah Han

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    16. A bottle of seaweed-infused soil enhancer that's packed with deep-sea nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Consider this treating your indoor garden to a sushi dinner, every week — they will love you for it.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say it works wonders, but warn that it's super smelly when you first open it. The scent goes away after it soaks into the soil, so you don't need to stress.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.90. Available in three sizes.

    17. A pastel colour-correcting palette that'll conceal even your worst bruises and discolouration. One BuzzFeed writer says it did wonders for a black eye that she got from a stumble after too many cocktails at a boozy brunch (save your judgment, we've all been there).

    A person with a black eye and a person with a barely visible black eye after using the colour-correcting palette
    Natalie Brown / Via BuzzFeed

    She also says it holds up great under layers of foundation and concealer.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.

    18. A stove cleaning kit that'll make your cooktop look good as new in just a few minutes. Just apply the cream to your burners, wait a few minutes for it to sink in, and then scrub away the gunk with the spongey cleaning tool. For super stubborn messes, you can scrape off build up with the razor.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    It comes with cleaning solution, a razor, and a scrubbing tool. I own this stuff and it works actually magic on stuck-on food and oil splatters. I've seriously never seen my burners look cleaner than they do after using this stuff, and I'm so happy it doesn't cost a fortune (but I'd buy it even if it did).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99. Also available in multipacks.

    19. A small handheld steamer so that you never have to run out of the house in a wrinkly ensemble. It's a lot gentler on your clothes than an iron and gets the job done in a matter of minutes.

    A wrinkly shirt and the same shirt without wrinkles after being steamed
    Kat Angus / Via BuzzFeed

    "I hate ironing, which means that for a long time, if I had something that was wrinkled, either I wore it wrinkled or I never wore it again. But this steamer lets me smooth out all those fabric wrinkles within a few minutes, and dare I say it's almost fun to use it? Because it is. Now I don't have to dread the big production of ironing all my wrinkly stuff and just pull out this baby instead. It heats up in 30 seconds and can run for 15 minutes of steaming — plenty of time to rescue all my wrinkled clothing." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    20. A detangling brush specifically designed for curly hair that'll cause less pain, pulling, and damage. It has over 2,200 positive reviews and people say it's a must if you have 4C curls.

    The brush and a comparison showing a person's hair before and after using it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in four colours.

    21. A handy TubShroom that’ll trap hair before it goes down the drain, keeping it clog-free. This gadget will probably save you from hiring a plumber and fighting with your roommate over who's going to clean all of the gross stuff out of your bathtub.

    A new TubShroom and a TubShroom filled with hair
    Sarah Aspler / Via buzzfeed.com

    Yes, you'll still have to empty your TubShroom, but that's a lot easier than snaking your drain and a lot cheaper than hiring a plumber. Check out our full review of the TubShroom.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99. Available in five colours and a two-pack.

    22. Or a bottle of drain clog dissolver that has over 15,000 positive reviews and will ensure everything is flowing smoothly in your house. From hair to soap to grease, there's pretty much nothing that this stuff can't bust through!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    "My bathroom sink tends to stop up far too easily and this does a drastically better job of clearing the gunk than other brands. I also love that it's noncorrosive (I live in a pre-war apartment building with old pipes) and odourless (no one loves feeling like a bug being fumigated in their own home)!" —Elizabeth Lilly

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    23. This legendary blood-red peeling solution from The Ordinary that you've probably seen on TikTok, Instagram, and every other social media platform. It'll clean out your congested pores, deeply exfoliate your skin, and make your skin super smooth (aka everything you want and need).

    Jame Jackson / Via BuzzFeed

    One BuzzFeed writer put it to the test and said that after using it her "pores appeared significantly smaller and glowier, and [her] skin felt as smooth as a newborn baby's booty". It's pretty expensive on Amazon right now, but it's sold out practically everywhere else.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $41.92.

    24. A bottle of 100% natural barbeque grill oil that's made with refined coconut oil, making it a safer alternative to cleaners that are packed with chemicals. It'll remove accumulated grease and residue from your grill to ensure that your favourite outdoor appliance stays fresh and clean.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99. Also available in a pack of two.

    25. A tube of bestselling collagen treatment that'll repair your poor overstyled locks. Great if you've been going crazy with heat tools or coloured your hair a few too many times.

    Bek O' Connell / Via BuzzFeed

    "This repairing hair treatment works just like a hair mask. You wash your hair, and then apply the treatment to your hair and let sit for 5–15 minutes. It's in a little squeeze bottle, which is a huge plus because I hate having to scoop product out of a jar while I'm in the shower. The scent is nice without being overwhelming. After rinsing this out, I can feel a noticeable difference right away. My hair, once unruly and dry, now feels like silk. I can't stop touching it; it feels like I stole someone else's hair. My fuzzy puff of hair has relaxed into loose waves and each strand just feels considerably healthier. I can't believe the results after just two uses. I'm ready to start a very active Elizavecca fan club if anyone else is looking to join." —Bek O' Connell

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.40.

    26. An electric fabric shaver that'll remove the pilled-up lint that's accumulated on your carpet, furniture, and sheets. You can also use it on clothes, which is obviously a major win.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills. I'll definitely be using this going forward." —Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    27. A bottle of chemical-free hard water stain remover that'll make everything from your bathroom fixtures to your kitchen counters sparkle. Reviewers say it's absolutely amazing at cleaning shower doors and love that it doesn't leave behind any weird smells.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    28. This vegan, cruelty-free e.l.f. setting spray that'll save you from turning into an oily mess before the day is done. It's infused with good-for-you ingredients like vitamins B, E, and arctium majus root, so it'll keep your skin happy and healthy, too.

    A morning and evening comparison of a person's face after using the setting spray
    Patrice Peck / Via BuzzFeeed

    "Fun fact: I'm one of those people who uses bathroom paper towels as oil blotting sheets whenever my nose gets shiny AF at work. Why pay for the sheets when I know my nose is just gonna get oily all over again? Well, little did I know that a setting spray (something I only associated with fancy events and makeup artists) would solve this pesky issue." —Patrice Peck

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.97.

    29. And finally, a tube of charcoal face mask that'll painlessly peel blackheads and other impurities out of your skin without removing natural oils. Reviewers love how it magically clears up oily T-zones and say that it satisfyingly peels off in one piece almost every time.

    no b.s. / Via livenobs.com

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.07.

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