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    31 Products Reviewers Have Said Work Like "Magic" — And We Have The Photos To Prove It

    Get ready to witness some sorcery as you scroll through and see how well these fantastic cleaning products, handy gadgets, and beauty products work.

    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 set of Bottle Bright tablets for anyone who can't remember the last time they actually cleaned their water bottle with anything other than, well, water. It's also great for cleaning a coffee mug that you might have left out for a few days that now has a ~questionable~ substance at the bottom.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting Hydro Flask 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 Hydro Flask to replace it. 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 that I used it on another Hydro Flask 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 set of six from Amazon for $8.

    2. Sunny & Honey Carpet Miracle cleaner for those heavy-duty carpet-cleaning jobs you thought you'd need hire a professional to do. Watch in amazement as your carpet literally changes color!

    It's from a family-run small business that specializes in cleaning products, especially ones for homes with pets!

    Promising review: "I cannot believe how incredible this carpet cleaner is!! I have four dogs, five kids, and a large home with very light carpet. This carpet cleaner literally is magic. It has gotten out red wine, coffee, raspberry stain on white carpet, old urine stains that were found WAY after the fact, and the list goes on and on. I use it in a spray bottle as a pretreat to shampooing and most often the stain is completely gone before I even shampoo it. When I say gone…I mean GONE! And that’s with no scrubbing. It disappears like magic! To say that I’d buy it again is such an understatement. I can’t be without it!!" —Angela Raab

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    3. Or this carpet cleaner for tackling the most intense spills and stains you thought there was no coming back from. Instead of placing a piece of furniture over the stain and forgetting about it, use this miracle cleaner instead!

    Promising review: "This stuff is magical for pet stains! Specifically for cat food/vomit stains. You don't have to scrub or anything. I put on a pair of vinyl gloves, spray a generous amount on the stain and kind of rub it in with my fingers, and then blot with paper towels. That's all it takes — the stain vanishes. For real, you guys!!!" —Hannah O

    Get it from Amazon for $12.23.

    4. A jar of internet-beloved The Pink Stuff, capable of removing set-in rust stains in your kitchen sink, burnt-on food in your oven, and dark scuffs on your wall. It's harder to find something this miracle cleaning paste can't do!

    A customer review before and after showing the results of using The Pink Stuff on their stovetop
    A customer review before and after showing the results of using The Pink Stuff on their sink

    Promising review: "THIS STUFF IS MAGIC. If you’re questioning getting this to clean harder stains or anything, this is your review to read! I was a little skeptical because I’ve tried many things to clean my shower door with the hard-water stains and nothing really ever got it completely clean...this stuff did! I wish I would have taken before pictures. It did take a couple applications and some scrubbing, but honestly I didn’t have to scrub hard, just used a wet cloth and this and my shower door is now completely clean without any hard water stains! I’m obsessed. Now to see what else I can clean with it." —Rachel Anne Deaton

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75.

    5. A tube of Burt's Bees After Sun soother if you find yourself feeling a bit burnt after a long day soaking up the sun. Apply this all over the sunburnt area as soon as possible for sweet relief from the pain, itching, and heat.

    Psst — a lot of reviewers mentioned this also helped prevent peeling and itching!

    Promising review: "I’ve had this bottle for over a year! It’s lasted with my family through Disney World, Destin spring break, and every time we go to the pool! I’ve had some bad sunburns, I slather this on and reapply after it’s soaked in and I wake up with a deep tan. Whatever is in it is like magic! The smell is kinda weird to me, but as well as this lotion works it could smell like cough syrup and I’d still happily use it." —Natalie Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $7.69.

    6. An oven scrub cleaner because it's prime time for that burnt cheese that's been stuck to the bottom of your oven since early 2019 to finally go away.

    person using oven scrub cleaner to get rid of stains on oven
    Cleaning Studio / Etsy

    This oven scrub is made out of 100% plant- and mineral-derived ingredients. To clean your oven, apply the scrub over the oven surface including the interior glass, scrub with a metallic or scouring sponge, then use a damp microfiber cloth to wipe the surface.

    Cleaning Studio is a small business based in Fairfield, Connecticut, that specializes in natural cleaning products and microfiber cloths.

    Promising review: "OMG! Seriously what kind of magic is in this jar?! This stuff is amazing! :) I have tried so many different natural cleaners from DIY to ordering online. This! This is the only oven cleaner you need! It works amazing and with little effort. Best of all it's natural and smells great!" —Amanda Tompos

    Get it from Cleaning Studio on Etsy for $17.99+ (available in plastic or glass jars).

    7. Super-effective washing machine cleaning wipes for getting into all the nooks and crannies where grime can get trapped in your washing machine. You'll be amazed at how much dust and dirt you unearth with these!

    reviewer showing a used wipe covered in gunk it removed from the washer
    a before and after of a dirt stain on the back of a reviewer's washer then the stain gone

    Promising review: "I live in an apartment with community laundry machines. It’s the worst. The stuff I have found in there will haunt me forever. These wipes were a game changer. I always sanitize the machine prior to use, but these wipes have allowed me to clean out all the gunk from other people’s clothes, and mildew. They’re magic." —Annette Meireles

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $5.11.

    8. A popular streak-free antifog spray so your glasses will stop fogging up every time you wear a mask. Hooray — now you can protect yourself against the virus and be able to see clearly!

    reviewer holding up glasses next to bottle of fog gone
    Reviewer holding up bottle of spray with unfogged glasses and face mask on

    A heads up that this works *super* well for some reviewers, but not all — note that this is meant for non-antireflective-coated lenses, and the instructions for use are very specific. To apply, spray a small amount on both sides of your lenses, and use your fingers to rub it across the whole area. Let it sit for a full minute, then wipe with a dry soft cloth. Once they're fully dry, you should be good to go!

    Promising review: "One thing I was super worried about when needing to start wearing face masks per CDC guidelines was my glasses fogging up. I hate contacts and no matter what design of mask I tried, my glasses always ended up foggy. Enter this magical product and it’s a problem no more. I’d happily pay triple what I paid for it. Worth stocking up on!" —Michelle Salemka

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    9. A bunch of Miracle-Gro "food spikes" for anyone who just can't manage to keep their plants alive. This fertilizer is formulated specifically for indoor plants, and one spike lasts up to two months!

    reviewer's plant looking droopy and sad before using miracle food spikes
    reviewer's plant looking alive and well after using food spikes

    They're especially great for ficus, snake plants, crotons, spider plants, or pothos plants!

    Promising review: "LOVE THESE! People will remark on your plants when you start using them. These make a huge difference if you haven't been feeding your plants — super easy to use — just stick them in your plants and forget about it. I put new ones in all my plants about once a month. They're like magic!! I give them away as gifts, they're that great. :)" —Vicki Huntman

    Get a set of 24 from Amazon for $2.79.

    10. A produce-saver storage container if you're sick and tired of discovering that the fruit you bought four days ago has already gone bad. Reviewers say this food container will prolong the life of your fresh produce for WEEKS longer than normal!

    fresh raspberries on day one
    still fresh raspberries on day 8

    Promising review: "These work like magic! One way or another, I always used to end up with moldy produce in my fridge. Not anymore! I put two packs of strawberries in the larger container and they lasted for significantly longer than they would have in their regular store containers. I was completely amazed. I am definitely going to buy more sizes for the rest of my produce!" —Alyssa Nunez

    Read BuzzFeed's review of these "miracle" produce containers for more deets.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.92.

    11. A bedsheet detangler that'll prevent your bedsheets from getting bunched up in the washing machine and dryer. They actually make your sheets dry faster with less wrinkles!

    the wad free pads attached to a bed sheet
    Amazon

    These detanglers from Wad-Free aren't recommended for use with bamboo, eucalyptus, or rayon sheets.

    Wad-Free is a small business that invented this laundry gadget to prevent sheets from tangling, twisting, and balling up during the laundry process.

    Promising review: "I don’t know what kind of magic makes these things work, and I don’t care as long as it keeps my sheets from tangling up in the washer and dryer. This saves me so much time in the laundry room. I have king-sized sheets that always end up in a twisted cocoon of wetness in both my front-load washer and my dryer. Before I always had to stop the dryer and untangle everything — now I just toss them in with no worries. I admit when I first purchased it I expected it wouldn’t work, but was willing to try if there was a slim chance it might. After washing and drying three separate loads of sheets with Wad-Free I purchased two more sets of Wad-Free for my parents. Friends and family are definitely getting this for the holidays come December." —ZombieQT

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    12. A set of dishwasher-cleaning tablets so you can at long last eliminate that weird white film inside your dishwasher. This will get it back to smelling fresh and looking sparkling.

    dirty dishwasher
    same dishwasher totally clean

    Promising review: "Absolute magic. I always approach with a healthy dose of skepticism whenever taking advice from BuzzFeed, Tiphero, etc. but this time I took a chance and could not be happier. I recently bought a condo that was not well maintained and struggled cleaning many of the appliances. The dishwasher was caked in deposits from years of operation without proper care. Two of these pods, as suggested for heavily soiled scenarios, turned back the clock. It looks brand new inside. BRAND NEW. The plastic, the walls, everything. For those who spend hours a week cleaning, you will be amazed by this product. 10/10 would buy again and again and I’m telling everyone I know about this." —Jason

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    13. Glossier's Boy Brow that's a cult favorite beauty product for a reason — it makes your eyebrows look so much fuller and bolder, and it won't get stiff or crusty like other brow products can.

    A before and after shot of a model's brows without boy brow and an after shot with their brows fuller and darker
    an image showing the five shades of boy brow
    Glossier

    Promising review: "I've been eager to get my hands on this product for months now! Honestly the easiest brow product I've ever used and it's seriously magic. My brows looked instantly fuller! They weren't crusty or stiff and the applicator is amazing! My favorite thing about Boy Brow is the texture, no crusty brows here. This product has changed my entire makeup routine!" —Jordanne

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Glossier's Boy Brow for more deets!

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in five shades).

    14. A Schick Silk Touch-Up Tool to remove any peach fuzz on your skin so your foundation looks smoother. You can also use this for quick hair removal in between waxing appointments.

    reviewer showing the blade of the touch-up tool
    gif of reviewer using the touch-up tool to remove their peach fuzz

    Promising review: "This is magic. I get the same results as with professional microblading. I had zero skills and wasn’t sure if I could do it. With this tool, I feel like a pro. It’s fairly easy and somewhat relaxing." —Viola

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    15. A deep-conditioning hair mask if you can practically hear your hair whispering to you, "Help me! I'm dry and damaged!" Just put this super-hydrating mask on your hair for five to 10 minutes after shampooing, and you'll come out of the shower with smoother, healthier, and frizz-free locks.

    white jar of the hair mask
    model with dry frizzy hair and then smooth styled hair after using the hair mask
    Briogeo

    Briogeo is a Black-owned, woman-owned small business that specializes in cruelty-free, gluten-free, mostly vegan hair products. Every product is also six-free, which means it has no harsh sulfates, silicones, phthalates, parabens, DEA, or artificial dyes.

    Promising review: "MY HAIR HAS NEVER BEEN SOFTER! Seriously, this stuff is magic. My hair was so soft using this product and never felt greasy like a lot of other products will make my hair feel. I have straight, fine hair and it was awesome!" —mhopp

    Get it from Briogeo for $38.

    16. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner to use if there's a funky smell coming from down your sink and you'd like to clear that up ASAP. Just shove one of the packets down there, turn on your disposal, and watch in amazement as the cleaner foams up and chomps away all the grunge.

    blue fizz in a sink
    the fizz drained into the sink

    Promising review: "These are amazing! I was skeptical at first but I followed the directions (which are super easy) and was grossed out and satisfied at the same time to see the gunk that was removed. You put the entire packet down your disposal (I read that twice too) and magic happens in under two minutes! That is what I call powerful and successful cleaning! The scent is super clean and light with a hint of lemon. These will definitely be a cleaning staple for me." —KPITT

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    17. A foot file if your heels are starting to resemble the ground of the Sahara Desert. Once you run this file over your feet and let it do its magic, you'll have heels so smooth, it'll feel like you just got a pedicure from a professional. 

    Promising review: "This baby is seriously sharp and does serious magic to my horrific callouses! I have had foot files and that ridiculous pedi-egg before and they don’t hold a candle to this. So imagine my surprise when this actually works really well! I used it dry out of curiosity since it says wet or dry, and honestly I feel like it works even better dry than wet. I can’t believe how much better my feet look! Sooooo gross to use (it’s basically Mount Everest in foot skin), yet such a satisfying result! My only sad thing is now it hurts to walk on gravel barefoot. Worth it!!" —Eliza

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    18. A Bug Bite Thing suction tool that literally sucks out all the insect venom and saliva from your skin. The itching disappears within seconds!

    A BuzzFeed editor's arm with a bite on it
    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    This works on mosquitoes, bees, wasps, biting flies, sea lice, and more.

    Promising review: "This thing is magic! I'm pretty sure my son is somewhat allergic to mosquito bites. His bites are always swollen triple the size of his sisters and take forever to heal, and mosquitoes think he's freaking DELICIOUS! Despite having my house sprayed frequently and putting in plants that are supposed to keep them away, my son still gets attacked by mosquitoes. I finally had enough. School's around the corner and I didn't want my son all swollen and maimed for his first day— he had two bites! I bought this after the fact, two days to be exact. Used it on my sons arm (I did have to scrape a mini scab off of one to get the venom out) but lo and behold it's no longer itchy and the swelling is GONE! Definitely recommend!" —Miranda Keck

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    19. A bottle of Goo Gone to eliminate those aggravating adhesive residues, making it helpful around the house on those stubborn glue stains or old sticker marks, as you can see in the photo below.

    A gooey streak stained on a fridge
    the fridge without gunk anymore

    Promising review: "I would give a 10-star rating if there was one. Works like a charm. All of the annoying sticker marks in my house are gone!!!! The old home security stickers on the windows and doors, the price sticker marks on my beautiful pink hairbrush, the old hook sticker mark in our bathroom from the old homeowner, you name it. They've all been there like forever and I seriously tried all means that I could, steam cleaner, electric scrubber, nothing worked until I got this magic Goo Gone. Now they are all gone and it didn't even take any hard work to get rid of all the goos!!!!" —Yingnan

    Get it from Amazon for $7.48.

    20. A nail-and-cuticle oil if you find yourself with dry, damaged nails that tend to peel or break. Apply this daily on your nails, and you'll be amazed at how healthy they look after just a few weeks.

    Promising review: "I didn't know you could repair your already-grown nails. This is magic. Fixed my peeling nails in a few days. Love this product." —AmandaC

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    21. A battery-operated depiller for getting all of those annoying little pills that pop up on your favorite sweater. Just run this lil' guy over any rough parts and your garment will come out looking brand new!

    The depiller
    Before and after image of old depilled sweater

    Promising review: "I’ve never written a review so quickly! Just got this bad boy in and put it to the test. I had some throw pillow covers that had gotten really pilled after two washes. I had tried the ol’ razor blade trick to no avail. Down but not out, enter this magical electronic defuzzer. My pillows look brand new!!!! It was easy to use and very impressive. I then took it to a dress I was working through the stages of grief to get to a point of throwing it out — and poof! No more dulling fuzzies!!!! The fabric looks lustrous and I honestly feel like it even hangs differently! As another reviewer mentioned, you do have to empty the little bin frequently — but whatever, not a big deal. I’ve already sent the link to my sister with instructions to do herself a favor and get one. Can not recommend this enough!" —Matt A.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.30+ (available in six colors).

    22. mattifying makeup primer that keeps your makeup looking fresh and crease-free even in the middle of a hot summer day. Gone are the days when your makeup starts melting down your face after five minutes in the sun!

    Reviewer's selfie to show makeup fully done with primer
    Same reviewer, but after three hours of dancing to show how well her makeup stayed

    Promising review: "I could go on and on about this magic face sauce, but instead I’m just gonna lead with the pictures from my random sweat test experiment and tell you what you’re seeing. I think it did a GREAT job of soaking up the oil on my nose and forehead, much better than any pressed or loose mattifying powders I use. The (picture on the right) is after I danced Lindy Hop, Shag, AND Balboa (all fairly rigorous dance lexicons in the swing dance family) for three hours in a hot, crowded bar that had to be at least 90 degrees inside. According to my Fakebit, I did 20,000 steps that night so I REALLY put this stuff to the hardest test I could manufacture! It’s lasted for forever, as well, so I definitely think it’s a good deal for the price. It’s small, but you don’t need a lot!" —Queenofthehouse

    Get it from Amazon for $22.43.

    23. A jewelry-cleaning stick formulated to restore your rings to their original glory. Fair warning: you might get temporarily blinded when you step outside and the sun hits your ridiculously shiny wedding ring. It's a risk we're willing to take.

    Promising review: "Wowww! This little thing is so nifty! I read the reviews and looked over the photos but still was skeptical of how well it’d work, but it works like magic! I hadn’t realized how much my diamond had dulled from daily wear and use but my ring looks brand new! I love this little stick and how affordable it is! Definitely give this a try!" —Lizzie

    Get it from Amazon for $6.51.

    24. A super-soft Makeup Eraser that uses water (yes, just water!) to remove your makeup, even the long-lasting matte lipsticks and the waterproof eyeliner. After a few uses, just throw this in the wash, and you can reuse it over and over again, making it a much more eco-friendly alternative to makeup wipes.

    Pink washcloth
    Reviewer with half their face made up, and the other half bare after using the eraser

    Promising review: "I am amazed by this product. I would even say that this is life-altering! I have not had to buy makeup remover in three months and don't believe I will ever have to again! When I used makeup remover, I felt like I could never get all of my makeup off and I had to rub my eyes quite a bit to get it off. Even after a lot of rubbing when using makeup remover I still would wake up the next morning with makeup residue from the previous day and I never felt I could completely get my makeup off. With Makeup Eraser, there is not one bit of makeup left!! It is like magic!! Make sure you follow directions, you have to use warm water and use the correct side!" —Sprklbuz

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of the Makeup Eraser for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in nine colors).

    25. An all-purpose car upholstery cleaner if your car seats have seen better (and cleaner) days. Did your little one manage to spill their entire juice box all over the back seat? Never fear — this miracle cleaner will get the stain right out.

    Promising review: "I tried everything to get my car mats clean. They have hexagonal wells that look cool but collect all kinds of crud. Nothing I tried would get all the stuff out. The advertising on this seemed too good to be true, but the reviews seem to support the hype. I'm here to tell you this stuff is magic. My mats look like they are brand-new. I didn't really scrub or brush them at all — I rinsed them down then sprayed this stuff on and then used a brush to just spread the solution evenly into all the wells. Let sit for 15 minutes, then rinsed. A miracle." —anthony

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    26. A wood polish and conditioner to make all your scratched-up hardwood floors, wood paneling, or wooden cabinets look brand-new. It'll also help condition, nourish and rehydrate the wood as it works to get rid of all the nicks, marks, and scratches.

    reviewer showing scratched up wood before using the polish
    reviewer showing the wood, now smooth, after using the polish

    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 who 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 it 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 $11.79.

    27. An amazing dark-spot-correcting cream that actually works to help those pesky dark spots caused by acne or sun damage fade in color and prominence. 

    model with lots of acne scars and then the marks mostly faded
    Skinergy Beauty

    It's from a cruelty-free, Latina-owned skincare brand!

    Promising review: "This spot correcting cream is pure magic! How is it possible that it has helped make my scars disappear?! Scars that even laser treatment could not fade. I have had hyperpigmentation issues on my face and bikini area and this has completely vanished them. My armpits were also darker and this evened out my skin. But the most incredible transformation has been with my dark circles! I cried when I saw how much it had faded after a couple of weeks, to the point that I no longer have to use concealer. This is life changing! I feel so free now not having to worry about having to cover up my dark circles and hide my bikini area when at the beach. I am so grateful for this product!" —Katie

    Get it from Skinergy Beauty for $54.99.

    28. A red wine stain remover for that red wine stain on your couch that has been there since your annual Christmas party...two years ago. Just give the stain a few sprays, and it'll be like the pinot noir was never even spilled!

    reviewer showing a bottle of wine stain remover next to a stained chair
    reviewer showing the same chair all clean

    Promising review: "I'm sure if I knew more about science and chemistry, I'd understand how this stuff works — but since I don't, I'll just assume that it is MAGIC. If you care at all about your carpet, you need to have a bottle of this on standby. Over the years, we've used it to make numerous wine and red juice stains vanish before our eyes. The effect reminds me of the novelty shop disappearing ink gag from when I was a kid. Seriously, if you've never seen Wine Away in action, it's worth spilling a little Cabernet on your carpet just so you can see it vanish after a few spritzes. I honestly wouldn't believe how quickly this stuff works had I not seen it countless times with my own eyes." —DarthClem

    Get it from Amazon for $9.91.

    29. A Crest teeth-whitening kit with whitening strips *and* an LED light to help you get pearly whites that stay pearly white for up to 36 months.

    Reviewer's before and after picture with yellowed teeth and then whiter teeth
    package of crest lightening system with strips and the light device

    You'll get one LED light and 10 strips — they recommend you use this once a day for 60 minutes (the light will automatically turn off).

    Promising review: "Like magic. Best teeth whitener I’ve ever used. Could notice a difference after the very first use. It removed all my tea and coffee stains before I made it halfway through the ten days you’re supposed to use it. There’s really no flavor to it. Just watch you don’t get it on your gums too much or let your tongue touch the whitening side. It caused some minor irritation that quickly subsided." —V Palmer

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

    30. A hydrating gel cream moisturizer from Kinship that has basically achieved the impossible — it helps hydrate dry skin while also not feeling too thick or goopy on people with oily skin.

    light blue jar of moisturizing cream
    model applying gel to their face