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    36 Problem-Solving Products That Really, Truly Work And Have The Before-And-After Photos To Prove It

    These "after" shots can convince even the most skeptical shoppers.

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    1. A two-piece makeup storage set to take back control of your messy sink area.

    2. A container of oatmeal paw butter that'll soothe and relieve your dog's cracked, dry paws. Its eco-friendly formula is pH-balanced so it's safe for cats, even if licked or swallowed. *seriously considers licking it myself to see if it really tastes like oatmeal*

    A dog with one paw dry and cracked and the other smooth

    3. A Bevel safety razor providing a super-close, bump-free shave on anything from your face to your body to your head. Bonus: It's specially designed to be extra helpful for thick, curly hair.

    4. An elastic organizer to detangle the huge ball of cords and chargers tumbling around in your bag.

    5. A scar cream that'll help you heal painful reminders of past injuries. No longer will you be haunted by that time you spilled boiling hot pasta water on your foot!

    six images of a review's injury scabbing over and almost completely disappearing

    6. A bottle of anti-dandruff shampoo to help with those pesky flakes.

    7. Or Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal and Coconut Oil Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo that'll treat your your dry, flaky scalp to a nice exfoliating scrub treatment.

    8. A sturdy, stackable shoe rack so you can stop tripping over all your loose sneakers every time you walk through the door.

    9. Cruelty-free lengthening mascara that's lightweight, won't transfer, doesn't smudge, and lasts all day — oh and makes your eyelashes look like tall, beautiful skyscrapers.

    10. A hairbrush cleaning tool to deal with the dreaded hair ball that gradually builds up over time. Get rid of that ball before it becomes sentient and gets you!

    11. A cutlery organizer tray offering a place for each of your utensils, even the weird fork you don't like for some reason. Just tossing your items into the drawer willy-nilly is a thing of the past!

    12. Hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, and paraben-free makeup brush-cleaning "shampoo" for your worn bristles that could use their own makeover.

    On the left, a reviewer holding a brush covered in product. On the right, the same brush with the bristles restored to white

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

    left: brown bottle right: clean bottle

    14. A hair finishing stick to smoosh down all those annoying flyaways that escaped your bun.

    15. Or an edge control gel that'll help lay edges and baby hairs for a sleek look without the unwanted flaking and residue.

    16. A jar of O'Keeffe's hand cream you'll want to marinate your dry paws in all winter.

    17. CND SolarOil Nail & Cuticle Care to repair peeling and painful nails, so you can find relief after doing the unspeakable and peeling off a gel manicure.

    left: peeling nails right: healthy nails

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

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

    vacuum cleans a light stripe into a dark carpet

    20. A collagen coating hair protein treatment to get your dry hair back into tip-top, silky shape just in time for the office holiday party.

    before: my hair looking brittle and hay-like after: my hair looking silkier and more healthy

    21. Medicated, waterproof bandages that will make your wart erupt from the depths of your skin like a gross butterfly.

    four images of a reviewer's wart breaking through the skin and erupting outward

    22. A suction tool that'll relieve the itchy agony of bug bites by sucking out insect venom, saliva, and other irritants under your skin. Finally, you can go outside after dark again!

    23. A leather cleaner to bring your furniture, car seats, bags, shoes, and more back to useable condition.

    a leather ottoman that looks half faded and half rejuvenated

    24. A bottle of Celeb Luxury Colorwash that'll keep your hair looking as bright and vibrant as the day you dyed it.

    before: model with light red hair after: model with brighter red hair

    25. A drain cover so you can fill your tub all the way to the tippy top.

    26. Two pairs of baby feet masks for getting the peeling snake feet of your dreams. JK! After the peeling stops, you get nice, soft tootsies.

    before: feet in plastic socks during: feet peeling all over in big chunks after: smooth feet

    27. A wildly popular hair serum packed with vitamin E, aloe vera, and argan oil to ensure your mane stays silky soft and frizz-free, no matter how humid it gets (Florida bbs, this one is for you).

    Reviewer's photo of their hair frizzy, and then smooth and shinier after using the serum

    28. A jewelry cleaning pen so your jewels can shine bright like a — well, a diamond.

    left: cloudy diamond ring right: much clearer looking diamond

    29. A nail grinder that's a little easier and gentler than the traditional clipper. Gone are the days of having to use both hands to clip and praying you didn't cut too short.

    left: a dog paw with long nails right: same paw with short nails

    30. A John Frieda hot air brush better at giving you a glam blowout than your usual salon.

    reviewer shows one side of their hair looking frizzy and wavy and the other half looking silky smooth and straight

    31. A toilet cleaning wand you'll think must be a REAL magic wand, because what earthly product could possibly work so well?

    left: really really brown and dirty toilet right: toilet free of brown stains

    32. An eco-friendly hard water strain remover that'll banish the dreaded orange glow. You deserve to get clean in something that looks clean.

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

    left: blanket with evan written in sharpie right: same blanket now sharpie free

    34. A set of produce containers for keeping your fruit and veggies fresher for longer. No more rushing home to gorge yourself on berries — take your sweet time!

    left: big fresh strawberry that says "stored in produce saver" right: wrinkled strawberry that says from original container

    35. Liquid plant food that's pretty much a multi-vitamin for your houseplant. If your green little buddy isn't growing as much as you'd like, consider a couple of drops of this elixir!

    36. A bumper-sticker remover to attach to your drill for quick and easy removal of bumper stickers. You can finally turn back time to before your car became a Green Day fan.

    top: car with bumpers stickers bottom: car with no bumper stickers

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