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    Updated on Nov 13, 2019. Posted on Aug 19, 2019

    32 Fan-Favorite Products That Are Apt To Please Even The Pickiest Shoppers

    "I like these things" —pretty much everyone.

    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. Jumbo divider sticky notes so you can jot down some summary notes on each section in your notebook. Congratulations on becoming the most organized person in class!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. They come in a booklet, with a clear cover over and a card-like paper with a blue mandala pattern at the back, which is really neat and beautiful. The colors are quite neon and bright and look exactly as the picture shows. The tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle, and are 2.4 cm or about 0.8 inches in length. The paper note itself is 14.8 cm or 5.8 inches in length. They came in neatly and safely packaged, with no dirt or paper creasing in sight." —Malik

    Get a single pack from Amazon for $3.71 (available in packs of 1–12).

    2. A blessedly effective carpet cleaner capable of turning your brown carpet into whatever color it was when you bought it.

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    Promising review: "This is a wonderful product. I have an older dog who can't always wait until I get home from work so accidents occasionally happen. I have a Hoover Rug Scrubber and this product is very easy to use with my machine. Carpet Miracle works amazingly well on stains and odors, even those that have set for a while. I did the carpet in the 'room of shame' twice just to be sure, although for normal soil and odors once should be more than enough. It leaves behind a wonderful clean, fresh scent, and the carpet feels and looks wonderful. I plan on continuing to use this product to keep my carpets clean and my home smelling fresh." —Vicky Faurot

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    3. A bendy, millipede drain snake to rescue your clogged drains just when you were about to surrender to always taking foot baths every time you showered.

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    Promising review: "Looks cheap (is cheap) but is effective. I had a few inches of standing water in my tub for two days when I got this thing. Cleared it in moments, I did not save it because it was difficult to clean off and inexpensive enough that I'd just as soon buy another when the need arises. It's very nice to have a viable, non-chemical means of clearing hair clogs. (More reliably effective too.) Don't waste money on chemicals — this and three minutes of effort and you're done. Do wear gloves, and keep a plastic bag handy for pulling the hair off the gizmo." —pissedfemale

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    4. A zombie face mask kit that'll bring your skin back to life, in a good, not scary way.

    amazon.com

    This mask is made with albumin, a component from eggs that helps moisturize skin. It claims to help tighten pores, hydrate, promote elasticity, remove dead skin, and balance pH. To use, mix the included powder and liquid together with a brush. Spread the mixture evenly over your face and leave until it begins to dry. It'll create a sort of ~undead~ look, hence the name. Wash after 10 or 15 minutes and enjoy your freshly hydrated face! If this looks familiar to you, it's apparently similar to the Hanacure facial that Instagram loves.

    Promising review: "I own a salon and have worked in them for 19 years and never in my life have I used or seen something so amazing. I have read all about the Hanacure facial but it is expensive and always on back order. This is the same thing AND IT WORKS. It doesn't smell bad at all. There is a veryyyy slight smell to it but hardly noticeable and not something I'd complain about. This has natural ingredients and boy does it work. It sucked every thing out of my pores and shrunk them and all of the lines on my face are GONE. YES GONE. Usually I have to have Botox for my forehead. Well not anymore that's for sure!!" —Aja Rieger Cooke

    Get a pack of eight treatments from Amazon for $25.

    5. A pair of blue light-blocking glasses that can help prevent eye strain from staring at a computer all day. Now your only office-related headaches come from that annoying copier.

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    Promising review: "LOVE these!! I plan on buying these again in a different color because I love them so much. I keep them at work and wear them to prevent headaches while staring at the computer all day. I have not gotten a single headache since starting to wear these." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in seven colors).

    6. A doggy foot cleaner to quickly get your pup's paws squeaky clean so they can get back to lounging on your furniture instead of the expensive pet bed you got them.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Best. Thing. Ever. This product works like a charm. It gets the sand from between their pads, and is gentle enough that even my most stubborn pup tolerates it! I have a terrier/schnauzer that likes to dig, a mini golden doodle that is prissy about her paws and a standard labradoodle puppy that is still very fuzzy. We have a farm where it is extremely sandy and we stay in a travel trailer. The amount of sand they were tracking in to the camper was ridiculous. It takes me three minutes to clean and dry off all of their paws. Seriously the best purchase I have made!" —Rachel

    Get it on Amazon for $19.29.

    7. A wood polish that can miraculously erase water stains and scratches. Everyone will be asking where you got your brand new coffee table.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places. We also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were. Several other areas were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magical eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    8. A jewelry cleaning pen to bring that brilliant shine back to your cloudy gems.

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    Promising review: "I worked several years in a fine jewelry store that sold this product. We used the dazzle stick from time to time to add a quick shine to merchandise that was just tried on and on days our jeweler was not there to professionally clean items. I was always impressed with the instant shine the diamond stick provided. The brush tip is very helpful for getting under the stones and in the setting where gunk builds up reducing that brilliant shine. I recently got engaged and immediately purchased a diamond dazzle stick of my own. It's the perfect way to quickly give my ring some shine before leaving the house. You simply brush, rinse, dry and go. I don't feel this product replaces the need to professionally clean your jewelry every now and then, but it does help with the maintenance of that new shiny sparkle." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    9. An ink and stain remover ready to pick a fight with even the toughest of marks. Permanent marker? We'll see about that.

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    Promising review: "Amodex took ink out of my expensive scrubs. A pen leaked in my pocket and made a thick glob of ink stain on the scrub jacket and a little on the pants. After using the Amodex and washing in cold water, there is no evidence of a stain and the fabric looks exactly how it looked before the stain. There was no damage or discoloration of the fabric. Thank you, Amodex. This product just saved me the $75 that it would have cost to replace the scrubs." —Michelle hammer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.85.

    10. A stain-removing spray so you can reclaim your bathroom from that horrible orange glow! Orange is the worst color, especially when your bathroom is supposed to be white.

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    Promising review: "Holy wizardry! Seriously it was more work to clean the mirror over the vanity than use this product. I definitely suggest wearing a mask or bandana and running the ventilation fan if spraying in an enclosed area. Great product!" —Jessica B

    Get it from Amazon for $7.19.

    11. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets possibly made out of fairy dust, because they'll totally wipe away years of grime in mere minutes.

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    Just fill your dirty mug with water, add a tablet, let fizz for half an hour, and then rinse!

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    Check out our closer look at these Bottle Bright tablets for more incredible before and afters.

    12. A retro swing dress for anyone who still loves sock hops and a good cold malt.

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    Promising review: "Wow! This is the best piece of clothing I have bought online. I like that the length of the dress is right above my knee. There is a whole lot of fabric on the bottom part of the dress, giving it a full-twirly affect. I will absolutely be purchasing it in another color!" —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–4XL and 41 patterns).

    13. A bottle of Mike's Hot honey that seriously tastes good on everything. Pizza, wings, veggies, dumplings, salad, cocktails, ice cream, everything!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was a skeptic, but now I AM a believer. This mixed up honey is absolutely fabulous. I ordered three bottles more after my initial order. Why? Because it is really good on everything. And I mean EVERYTHING. Soft pretzels, toast, biscuits, waffles, cereal, yogurt, ice cream, and definitely pizza. Gives everything in your kitchen a small kick of sweet heat flavor without burning your mouth. I have told many of my friends about this magical elixir and they all agree — this is the BEST specialty honey any of us have ever had. Don’t hesitate to buy it. It is absolutely wonderful stuff. I most HIGHLY recommended!" —Jeff R. Clow

    Get it from Amazon for $8.08.

    Read my full review of this hot honey.

    14. A bookstore miniature kit, a perfect out-of-the-box hobby anyone can start working on.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: I'm obsessed with this company. Clear instructions, quality pieces, and so much detail! These are such a blast to make — I'm always a bit sad when I complete one, because making them is so damn fun." —A. Cat

    Get it from Amazon for $29.74.

    15. A Chesapeake Bay's Mind and Body candle that uses essential oils to create relaxing smells inspired by Maryland's shoreline.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Over the moon! Bought two of the Balance and Harmony scent. First, packaging was incredible: I'm very impressed with the lengths the manufacturer went to protect the delicate glass. As for the product, 'classy and elegant' are the words that come to mind. Perfect fragrance — peaceful and relaxing. Equal parts decor and usefulness. Practical luxury. Thank you so much!!!" —dogmom

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in 10 scents and four sizes).

    16. Reusable silicone cupcake holders so you can stop dealing with those paper ones stealing half your cupcake bottom.

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    These food-grade silicone cups are freezer-, microwave-, oven-, and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "These little thingies are perfect! I made some muffins with them and they came out incredibly easily with no residue on the cups at all. I didn't have to use grease or anything. The colors are bright and fun, and they you plenty of each color. These are slightly smaller than a regular cupcake pan/liner, which is actually perfect for my purposes. As others have mentioned, the cups are a bit on the flimsy side, so make sure they're on a baking sheet before you fill them because they can be difficult to transport once full." —kapplejack

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99/12, or $9.99/24.

    17. Earwax removal drops that'll make you sigh with relief and then go "what was that noise?"

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    This cleaner uses micro-foam action to safely soften and remove earwax in a non-irritating manner.

    Promising review: "My right ear was totally plugged so I went to the pharmacy and the pharmacist said that this is the one doctors usually tell patients to get. I put the drops in, waited, then flushed my ear out with very warm water and OH MY GOSH... the gunk that came flowing out onto the towel blew my mind! It's amazing that I was ever able to hear at all with all that crap in my ear. This stuff works." —CD

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

    18. Dishwasher cleaning tablets so you can clean the thing that cleans your dishes. Seems like a no-brainer.

    Amazon

    These tablets remove odor-causing residue and help get rid of lime and mineral build-up that naturally occurs inside dishwashers. The tablet is designed to last throughout the entire wash cycle, and is recommended for use about once a month. These are safe to use in stainless steel tub and plastic tub dishwashers.

    Promising review: "After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and just not getting clean. Then, I became aware that the water softener no longer was doing its job, so I had the rental company replace it. Dishwasher performance improved somewhat. I decided to do two more loads before deciding to purchase a new one. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh in a magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. When it came, I tossed one of the tablets into the bottom of the full machine, per instructions, and ran the regular cycle. I did not expect the results I got! My glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I will use this faithfully on a monthly basis, as recommended. I can even put it on my subscribe and save order, so I will get a new pack every six months. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    Get them from Amazon for $5.39+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A Squatty Potty that a ton of people claim is the number one way to go number two.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Unbelievable that I've been performing a basic bodily function incorrectly my entire life. This is a wonderful product that is well worth the money. It allows one to adopt a natural, healthy position without giving up a western style toilet. You just have to use it to truly appreciate it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.49.

    20. A waffle stick maker for delicious, dippable waffles any time. Life is so much better when you have a waffle in each hand.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I do not normally rave about kitchen appliances but I love this little guy! I impulse bought it after reading some reviews and craving waffles. It seriously is the best waffle maker I have ever used. We had a more expensive one that would flip to cook evenly, but this thing has that beat by a mile. I have used it a dozen times and the waffles come out perfect every time. I spray with vegetable oil before pouring in 1/3 cup of batter (as other reviewers have noted it does not come with a measuring cup) and then set a timer for four minutes. When I am done, I just unplug it and let it cool, then wipe it off with a cloth. I know the color and cartoonish logo may turn some people off but I seriously recommend this iron to everyone." —leahas

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    21. A five-year Q&A journal that just wants you to answer one question each day for a year. And then repeat those questions the following years. After five years of answering questions, you can compare and see your growth!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "As a therapist who often encourages clients to journal, I figured I needed to start practicing what I preach. However, I am pretty bad at coming up with places to start. This little book is perfectly-sized for a nightstand or an overnight bag for traveling. The questions are thought-provoking but simple enough to answer in a sentence or two. I love the way it is designed, so that you can use the same book year after year and can start whenever. I can't wait for the year to loop around so I can see how my answers will change." —pprbckwrtr

    Read a BuzzFeeder's review of this great Q&A a day five-year journal.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.57.

    22. Mother Earth-approved bamboo towels said to replace up to six month's worth of paper towels. They're stronger and more durable than the other kind so you can reuse 'em.

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    I'm not sure *why* you would use a paper towel to hold a watermelon under the faucet but it's certainly a striking example of the strength of bamboo! Anyway, all you have to do when you're done using one is throw it in the wash.

    Promising review: "I clean for a living, so using these on the job as well as my home makes life much easier, and I can feel better about not being so wasteful. I use them for drying my hands, cleaning the countertops, and as a reusable Swiffer pad for floors. What I do is mark each one with a Sharpie. My first initial for hands and face at home, 'C' for cleaning counters and 'F' for floor. What I love about these the most is they dry a lot quicker than regular towels and washing them is super easy. Dirt and grime tends to just rinse right out. Even on the mop pads. It's incredible. Now I don't have to waste money buying the Swiffer refills. These are different to use but it's worth figuring out what works for you!! A must buy for eco-friendly cleaning!" —Joyce

    Get a roll of 20 sheets from Amazon for $9.99.

    23. A helpful guide for anyone whose house is beginning to look like a plant mortuary.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great book for a new plant parent! Gives instructions for lighting conditions, watering, temperature, and things to look out for (i.e. mites, insects, or diseases) specific to each plant in the book. I really like how for each plant featured it tells you which plants are also similar (either related species or family of plants). That way if you cannot find the exact plant you know which are similar and require similar care. Also provides suggestions for types of plants for different parts of your home/office; a good resource for ideas if you don't know which plants you may want to get." —Alex H

    Get it from Amazon for $11.90.

    24. Protective wax to keep your pup's paws safe from the elements.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this to use on my dog's paws before our winter walks and it does exactly what it says. I have found another use that is amazing. My old dog has something called hyperkeratosis on his nose. It's an excessive skin growth that gets super dry and cracks on his nose. I decided to try Musher's Secret on his nose and in just two days the difference in significant and amazing. The Musher's Secret is softening the extra skin and allowing it to slough off." —shannon Reed

    Get it from Amazon for $12.75+ (available in three sizes).

    25. A collagen coating hair protein treatment that takes your dry, tired hair and turns it into the silky soft locks you've always wanted.

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    Promising review: "My hair hasn't been this soft since I was a child. The most amazing part is that while it adds luster and softness, my hair isn't greasy at all. I have straight hair that has become damaged/frizzy from coloring and highlighting. I LOVE this conditioner." —Nancy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.56.

    26. Shadow shields to keep your smoky eyes looking clean and sharp.

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    Promising review: "Shadow Shields are awesome and very simple to use. I use these on my clients all the time! The purpose of this product is to eliminate messy situations with makeup application like smudges, streaks, and shadow fallout. It has become my best friend when creating a perfect winged eyeliner. Ladies are who getting into beauty really would benefit from this a lot. I also like that this product saves me time with my clients and myself. I don't have to worry about being perfect with my eye shadow. TIP: Cut the shadow shields in half to increase longevity. If you doing a more drastic look use a whole shadow shield." —AwesomeBlossom

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $8.99.

    27. A pair of colorful ear buds that work just as well as pairs two or three times more expensive

    Amazon

    I have a blue pair of these and can confirm they're comfortable, last a long time, and don't sound tinny at all.

    Promising review: "I am at work, next to the window, and there is a LITERAL JACKHAMMER outside the window. I have these headphones in, listening to music, and I can't hear it at all. If you want that in your life, these are the earbuds for you." —megallo

    Get them from Amazon for $7.50+ (available in eight colors).

    28. A tiny brush set featuring one big brush and one little brush with a wiper blade on the other side. There is no job too small for these fellas.

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    Promising review: "A big step-up from toothbrushes, which I have used for many years prior to buying these. Key improvements over toothbrushes: angled handles that get your hands up and out of the way, bigger and grippier handles than a toothbrush, a larger brush with stiff bristles (which are great for heavy scrubbing without scratching), a smaller brush with tapered softer bristles on one end (good for cleaning in tight areas), and a rubber nub which surprisingly good for cleaning in tight areas. I replaced the four toothbrushes in my cleaning kit with these." —fjb

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in two colors).

    29. A deodorizing bag that will banish the lingering bad smells in your car, closet, drawers, etc. you thought would never leave.

    Amazon

    These are fragrance-free, chemical-free, and non-toxic. They get rid of odors, allergens, and pollutants. To rejuvenate and re-activate, place the bags outside in the sun once a month for about an hour. Reuse for up to two years

    Promising review: "Holy cow this works wonders! I've only had it in my car for about eight hours and already noticed a major difference! A lot easier to breathe." —Breanna hutsell

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    30. A hanger organizer to solve your horrible hanger-nest problem you've been suffering through in silence all these years.

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    Promising review: "The struggle with hangers has been real for quite some time, I wish I would have known about this thing sooner! This has saved me a TON of room and hassle!"—Kara

    Get it from Amazon for $16.30 (available in six packs).

    31. A silicone ice mold, because life is hard but popping out ice shouldn't be.

    Amazon

    Promising reviews: "These ice cube trays work great for me. A good sized cube. Larger than some, but not too larger and they fit inside the mouth of all my various metal water bottles. The cubes pop out nicely when you push from the under side. I wish I’d bought these years ago. Well worth the $10 for me." —Kevin Etheridge

    Get two from Amazon for $9.99.

    32. A fast-dry top coat for people who have better things to do than watch paint dry.

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    I have a bottle of this stuff and it really works!

    Promising review: "Seche Vite is the best top coat ever, the only top coat I'll ever buy. I have tried many top coats, nothing compares to this brand. Seche Vite dries with in 60 seconds, leaves yours nails shiny, and never chips. I wear my polish for two weeks before changing it, my nails never chip. I highly recommend this top coat." —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48.

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