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    If You're Looking For A Product That'll Get You Impressive Results, Here Are 22 Options

    Warning: Some of these review photos are pretty gnarly.

    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 downright magical foot peel that'll shed all your dead skin and make your feet oh-so-soft.

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    Promising review: "I can't believe I'm posting a picture of my foot to Amazon, but there's a first time for everything I guess. Being a New Yorker, I'm used to walking A LOT, and as a result, my feet were dry, calloused, and just plain disgusting. I wouldn't even touch my feet and was embarrassed to wear sandals. I didn't want to pay for a pedicure, so I tried this, and I'm so glad I did. I couldn't believe all the skin that peeled off my feet. I felt like a shedding snake. As crazy as it sounds, my new beautiful feet have given me a boost of self-confidence. I can't wait to wear sandals again."—AmazonCustomer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $27.95.

    2. A two-pack of stainless-steel tongue cleaners you'll (hopefully) use as often as your other dental products — because daily oral hygiene can include more than just brushing, flossing, and rinsing.

    a before and after set displaying a reviewer's tongue after using the tongue cleaner
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    Promising review: "Unfortunately I, like many, suffer from bad breath and have tried so many things to stop it. I read that sometimes it's the germs on your tongue that can cause it, so I went crazy trying to brush my tongue. Of course we all know how that ends — gagging, watery eyes, and it still looks like that gross film is on your tongue. This product is really easy to use and I can get very far back on my tongue without activating my gag reflex. Also, it doesn't have the feeling like brushing with a toothbrush does. This cleaner just glides across my tongue, taking all the icky germs and bad breath with it. I love my nice new fresh breath and bolster of confidence!" —jordan

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $13.75.

    3. A cleanser and polishing powder to restore your tarnished cookware, and once again make your most cherished pots and pans presentable enough to post your cooking photos on Instagram.

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    The cleanser is nonabrasive, bleach-free, and effective on most surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, and outdoors.

    Promising review: "As you can see in the photo, it’s safe to say this stuff works. I left it on for a little while, and when I came back, this was the result of less than two minutes of scrubbing!" —Donette

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two additional quantities).

    Kayla, an editor here at BuzzFeed, gave this cleanser a try — read her full review to learn more about how you can use this cleanser to basically clean your entire house!

    4. A cruelty-free vitamin C serum that'll brighten and soften your skin while drastically reducing hyperpigmentation. The 44,000+ people who gave this serum a 5-star review love it so much there should be a fan club for it.

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    Promising review: "I never thought that I would find a serum that didn't just irritate my skin. I've spent WAY more money on fancy serums just to have them purge my skin and leave me red and angry-skinned. This stuff is amazing. It isn't sticky or heavy. I used it every day, and it's still lasting me forever. I'm in love. I'd give it 10 stars if I could." —Makayla Fryman

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes).

    5. This extreme lash mascara to make you look super attentive (and glamorous) during those back-to-back Zoom meetings — even if you're actually bored out of your mind.

    buzzfeed writer's face with one set of eyelashes with no product on and the other wearing the mascara looking longer and darker
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    Promising review: "I don't think I ever knew the true meaning of wide awake eyes until I armed myself with this mascara from Stila. Let's just start with the look and feel of it: it comes in a weighty gold tube — so you already know you're about to experience something special — and the applicator is curved in the center with just the right amount of product on it. Clearly from my experience, you can tell the obvious difference between the with and without — and, tbh, the 'without' has been my general M.O. during these recent times. But that has all changed thanks to this lash extension in a tube! Not only do my eyelashes appear thicker, but the length is just truly phenomenal. I feel like a brand-new, less-tired looking woman any time I apply a lick of this!

    The product doesn't clump my lashes together, either, and there's no flaky leftovers come the end of the day. Just a really great formula that coats each lash. So if you're anything like me and want to do the complete bare minimum with makeup, you're going to want to have this in your beauty arsenal. It is the true definition of low effort, high *high* impact." —Jasmin Sandal

    Get it from Amazon for $23.

    6. A box of fine line-reducing face masks that'll tighten your pores and lift your skin. Be prepared to be a little freaked out at first when you see yourself in the mirror and realize you look like an extra from The Walking Dead with this mask on. But once you take it off, it'll all be worth it.

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    Promising review: "Smells great! This face mask does exactly what it says. My skin is nice and lifted, hydrated, noticeable reduction in fine lines, improved texture, reduced my pore size, and eliminated some newly developed rough patches forming around the hairline. Couldn't be more satisfied with this product! I have pretty good skin for 37, but this mask has really helped take my skin to the next level" —Samantha

    Get a box of eight masks from Amazon for $20.58.

    7. A Diamond Dazzle Stik with a twist-to-dispense design that makes cleaning your jewelry so easy you'll do it just for fun.

    A ring looking hazy on the left and the same ring looking cleaner and brighter on the right
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    Promising review: "Don't get me wrong — my wedding ring was gorgeous before. It did sparkle and still made me smile every day. However...after using this Diamond Dazzle Stik...*oh my goodness*! After one use my ring is absolutely breathtaking! I knew my ring got dirty now and then, simply from sweating and being outside in the elements. However, I never realized just how much dinge and schmutz marred my diamond until I cleaned it. It literally took my breath away with its fiery, dazzling brilliance!" —liltreeclimber

    Get it from Amazon for $7.96.

    8. A bottle of sulfate-free biotin shampoo infused with tea tree, jojoba, and argan oils to help treat hair loss. This is a potential option for folks whose hair is thinning a bit sooner than expected, or people simply looking to go a few extra rounds with Father Time.

    A reviewer photo showing hair that's regrown after looking very thin
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    Promising review: "I love this shampoo! I had gastric sleeve surgery and my hair was very, very thin. I started taking biotin and switched to biotin shampoo as recommended by my doctor. It doesn’t make your hair grow by washing it but it makes your hair and roots stronger. And it worked. After using the whole bottle, my hair was stronger. I had a lot of new growth that was sticking around (the previous new growth fell out early on) and my hair was getting thicker. Eight months later, my hair is back to normal. It's longer and thicker than ever. I still use it twice a week and love it! I’m not crazy about the way it smells but others love it when they smell my hair." —Diane J. Huff

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    9. Or an anti-dandruff shampoo to save you from having to shell out a co-pay at a dermatologist's office. Whether you have a relatively mild case of dandruff or your scalp and shoulders resemble the Swiss Alps during ski season, this thing will become a staple of your shower routine.

    A reviewer with large dandruff clumps that have disappeared after using the shampoo
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    Promising review: "MIRACLE PRODUCT! If you have a flaky scalp from dandruff, BUY THIS. I was about to go to the dermatologist if this stuff didn’t work. Thank goodness I saved myself hundreds of dollars by giving this product a shot. I used it four or five times (over a month) and it cleared my scalp almost completely. One more use and my scalp will be 120% healed! This stuff blew my mind. Totally worth it." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    10. A pumice cleaning stone for stains on your toilet that are too stubborn for a flimsy brush.

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    Promising review: "I had very hard water buildup and nasty stains. It was embarrassing to have guests over because the toilets were so gross! I tried so many products and cleaning solutions, from natural essential oils to harsh chemicals so strong I was lightheaded for the rest of the day. I tried this pumice stone after reading about it in a BuzzFeed article, and honestly the hype is real! It does take some elbow grease, but the after picture (above) is from only 20 minutes of scrubbing — light enough that I didn’t break a sweat! The stone does get used up, but I think this one should last me a couple of years at least. If you have embarrassing toilets, try this!"—Stephanie Ray

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two additional quantities).

    11. A tub of rejuvenating eye cream to firm up those bags under your eyes that you got from reading BuzzFeed shopping posts all night when you should have been getting your beauty sleep. That wasn't a wise choice, but who are we to judge?

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    Promising review: "Exactly as advertised. Great price, super creamy, and moisturizing. Will definitely purchase again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    12. Some Miracle-Gro plant food spikes for those of us who are finally responsible enough to be plant parents. You've made sure your little green children are hydrated and bathed in sunshine, now it's time to ensure they're also well-fed!

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    Promising review: "These are very easy to use. They work great. I got my plant on clearance cause it was dying. Purchased these and it perked right up. They aren't real thick but they do last a long time. Great value for money." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack from Amazon for $2.79+ (available in a 24- or 48-pack and multiple quantities).

    13. A pack of wart remover bandages that have saved reviewers a ton of money at the doctor's office as well as a decent amount of inconvenience — and it works super quick!

    reviewer showing their wart slowly going away over 15 days of using Compound W
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    Promising review: "I spent hundreds of dollars for a wart on my finger that was slowly ruining my life. I got these little $8 bandages and it came off in one week, never to be seen or heard of again. It is the best thing I have ever bought." —Alexandra cruz

    Get them from Amazon for $6.96.

    14. And these silver polish wipes to revive even your most beat up bracelets and hoop earrings.

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    Promising review: "It is very uncommon for me to write a review but this product is amazing. My family's silverware had not been polished in the 15 years since I married my husband. The only time I ever polished anything before it was messy and smelly and took forever. Therefore I didn't have any interest in polishing something that we weren't using. I decided to try these wipes because the price was reasonable. They are easy to use and do a wonderful job! The silverware looks silver! I used four wipes to polish a service of eight, and it took me about 20 minutes. I highly recommend this product!" —Kehrli

    Get a pack of 20 wipes from Amazon for $8.91+ (also available as packs of six and 20).

    15. A wood conditioner that'll bring your old, worn out dining room table back to life. It'll also create a protective layer that helps prevent the wood from drying out or fading.

    a dining room table with half of its wood faded and the other half treated with the wood conditioner
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    All you have to do is let it sit for 15 minutes and wipe. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this Feed-N-Wax Wood Polish to learn more. And! It has 4,700+ positive reviews on Amazon.

    Promising review: "OMG! This is the most AMAZING product! We inherited some antique furniture from the '30s that had been in storage forever... It was dry and dirty and not much to look at. I used this product on it and the oak wood literally came alive showing the beautiful grain and texture of the wood. I have since used it on my oak kitchen cabinets and they look AMAZING! I will never use anything else other than this product on my wood surfaces! No greasy feel — and a fantastic smell!" —Tiffany Sadowski

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    16. A pet earwax cleaner to clean out all the gunk your fur baby has stored their little ears. Hopefully this means they'll hear you better when you tell them to pipe down during your Zoom meeting.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my cat because he had ear mites when I got him and when they cleared up, his ears were left with a bunch of nasty wax and I couldn't get all of it out in fear of pushing it farther down. This stuff brought EVERYTHING up! I LOVE it and HIGHLY recommend for anyone with an animal with dirty ears! My cat has stopped scratching at his ears finally because they are nice and clean!" —Tricia S.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    17. A grooming glove – it can be used wet or dry to remove excess hair from your furriest friend *and* give them endless belly rubs at the same time.

    a collage of a reviewer using the grooming glove to groom their dog's hair
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    Promising review: "Fantastic dog grooming aid! Our older rescue dog isn't too keen on the routine dog brushing stuff but her thick coat really needs the grooming — this dog grooming glove is the exact right answer. Put the glove on, pet the dog, and all that loose hair comes away, leaving her coat feeling so much smoother and softer without causing her to be nervous or upset over a brushing. Highly recommend, and yes I'm going to be ordering as gifts for a couple of other dog owners I know!" —DSP

    Get each glove from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).

    18. A pack of dishwasher-cleaning tablets that'll penetrate, dissolve, and remove the residue built up in the machine that's more likely to stink over time than almost any other appliance you own. Just pop these in once a month and you'll be good to go.

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    Promising review: "I am skeptical by nature and have an older machine that was stained from years of use. We have very hard water in our region which makes it even more difficult to clean things. These tablets were like magic...got rid of years of hard water use deposit with one try. Truly impressed. You can bet this is going to be a monthly routine from now on." —Amazon Customer, 3/12/2021

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.39.

    19. A bottle of commercial strength hard water stain remover to bring your bathroom mirror back to life. You'd be amazed at how much better a bathroom looks with a spotless mirror.

    A customer review before and after photo showing the results of the hard water stain remover
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    Promising review: "This stuff is a miracle. My husband and I just bought a house and there is very hard water. It looked like the previous owners never tried to get the hard water off the shower doors and walls. I tried vinegar and Dawn first — it didn't even scratch the surface. I tried Scrubbing Bubbles next and it was the same. I was feeling so defeated. I did some research and bought Bar Keepers Friend. With a grade 0000 steel wool piece, it took me about two hours to clean a quarter of the window in my shower. My arm also felt like it was going to fall off. I was determined, so I researched more. Then, I found this stuff. I was so anxious that I cracked it open minutes after receiving it in the mail. I applied it to my grade 0000 steel wool and started scrubbing away. BINGO! It took me about 15 minutes to clean the same size section as I did with the Bar Keepers Friend. I'm not gonna lie, this stuff needs some elbow grease but it definitely works. It took off what seems like years of hard water stains. It does have a smell to it but it's not super harsh and totally able to withstand. This is going on my 'always available in my house' list! I love this stuff!" —Tyrene A. Gapol

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    20. A stone-effect spray paint that'll give your bathroom countertop a more vibrant and vintage vibe in case you're tired of the ultra modern faux marble it has now. This quick little 30-minute project will save you from having to spend a ton of money on a whole new top altogether.

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    Promising review: "May 2020 Update: The countertop is just now starting to need (slight) touch ups around the sink itself. We had to postpone the remodel until this summer, and this counter has held up like a champ. I couldn't be happier with this product!

    This paint can be a little tricky to work with until you get the hang of how it applies, my suggestion would be to test it out on a scrap or something prior to applying. Once I had it, this product was a breeze to work with.

    We recently purchased a new home, and we're not gutting our main bathroom until next summer, and I just couldn't live with that 1980s green another day. So, after reading a lot of tutorials, I decided to go for it and paint the counter. I LOVE how it came out! Once it was dry for 24 hours, I applied several coats of poly and let it sit for 72 hours before I let the counter go back into normal use. It's held up like a dream. I wouldn't use any heavy chemicals on it (but I wouldn't advise those period), but otherwise zero issues with it.

    (I had done this previously with a different color by a different brand and the outcome was similar, it held up like brand new for several months of daily abuse before I decided to repaint because I didn't really like the color).

    I think this will easily hold up until we remodel, and it looks great too. DEFINITELY better than that '80s green!" —Mistella

    Get it from Amazon for $18.29+ (available in two colors).

    21. A grout pen to...well...hide dirty grout. Which is a quick and easy project for lazy people who'd rather not spend an entire afternoon actually *removing* dirty grout.

    Tiles with brown grime in between and then looking cleaner after using the product
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    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by how far these went. I did the entire floor of my large master bathroom plus a little of the shower with one pen. It is pretty forgiving, and you have quite a bit of working time before it dries completely. This was not a quick task, but it went faster than I thought it would. I was worried the white would look too bright, but it just makes everything look so much cleaner. I'm very happy with this product!" —Jenelle

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two sizes).

    22. Or this automatic scrubbing brush if you're a little more ambitious and *actually* want to get rid of that dirty grout. It comes with a detachable oscillating grout brush that'll have your bathroom tiles looking as flawless as they did the day you moved in.

    Reviewer's picture of half of their tile floor with dirty grout, and the other half totally clean
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    Promising review: "Last night I was reborn. What is the cause of this renewed zest for life, you might ask? It was the use of the Rubbermaid Reveal Power Scrubber on my shower grout. It elevated a simple baking soda-and-water solution to alchemical proportions. My pink-tiled shower, the one that came with my scummy apartment, the one that never looks clean no matter how many hours of backbreaking labor I put in, now looks bright, clean, and full of promise. An otherwise disgusting and dated purely utilitarian part of my home is now art. TLDR; This this is absolutely incredible." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    To learn why my BuzzFeed Shopping colleague loves this, check out this list of cleaning gadgets that actually work.

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