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    These 33 Products May *Seem* Normal, But They Deliver Almost Magical Results

    From hand cream to a makeup brush cleaner, these products are like casting spells all over life's pesky little problems.

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    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. This dishwasher-safe cob stripper because eating corn on the cob is a very particular mood, and sometimes you want loose corn in salsa or as a side dish without opting for the canned stuff. With this gadget, your corn conundrums are solved!

    A reviewer photo of a stripped corn cob sitting next to a bowl of corn kernels and the cob stripper
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    Promising review: "I have been making creamed corn for years, and the part I dread is using a knife to remove the corn kernels from the cob. It is almost impossible, and you have to have some muscle behind the knife to really get the job done. With this tool, anyone can easily remove corn from the cob in minutes! It is as easy as twisting the cob through the device, and the kernels just fall off the cob. It is the best tool in my kitchen, and one I can't do without. If you like corn, you have to have this!!" —Summergirl

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    2. A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets to remove stubborn stains from the walls of metal tumblers and impossible-to-clean water bottles with NO scrubbing required!

    a stained mug before, during, and after cleaning tablets have been inserted, revealing mug is stain-free after use
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    Promising review: "What is this sorcery???? I have had my metal tumbler for four years now and no amount of scrubbing or scrapping has been able to remove the stains from my tea! Seriously though, this is my dedicated teacup and it had four years' worth of tea staining/buildup. I won’t lie, it took four tablets and I used boiling water and let each tablet soak overnight over the course of four days but my cup now looks brand new again. So glad I found these! Now I know exactly how to take care of my cup and it will never get back to the way it was before!" —Chrystal Mayo

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8+ (also available in a pack of 36).

    3. This all-natural dry shampoo that'll make quick, clean work of oily hair even when wash day was three days ago. Don't worry, all you black-haired beauties. This volumizing powder works on ALL hair shades!

    A vertically-split before and after reviewer photo showing their bangs looking oily on the left, and the same individual with bangs looking fresh on the right
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    It's also vegan and cruelty-free. Just lightly dispense the powder onto your hair roots and gently rub it in.

    Promising review: "With kids, fitting in the shower daily is difficult. I use this every other day in lieu of washing my hair. I have black hair, and I love how this zaps the oil out of my hair without leaving my hair gray. Baby powder is no comparison. This one smells good too! Highly recommend." —Busy Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two sizes and two scents).

    4. Or a scalp revival dry shampoo with charcoal, biotin, and witch hazel that cleanses and refreshes hair, while working to prevent future oiliness. And it's safe for all hair types — color-treated, keratin-treated, chemically treated, and relaxed hair.

    Briogeo

    Briogeo is a Black woman-owned beauty brand founded by Nancy Twine, who spent her childhood whipping up natural beauty products with her grandmother because of dissatisfaction with the natural hair care products she found in stores. Briogeo strives to take it back to basics, offering a high-performance, hair care collection that is naturally based, yet performance-driven to provide visible results for all hair types.

    Promising review: "This is actually a great product. Being Black, we typically do not use dry shampoo. However, this does not leave a residue in my natural hair or hair extensions. It makes your scalp feel refreshed and adds some volume. I've tried other products by this brand as well, and have yet to be disappointed." —aharrell

    Get it from Briogeo for $24.

    5. A stainless-steel foot file so you can scrape off all that dried, cracked skin and feel like the foot model you were always born to be. Now, go forth and rock your strappiest sandal!

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    Promising review: "After several visits to a professional pedicurist and not getting the results I wanted, I looked for a solution. Initially, I was skeptical of using this on dry skin, but I quickly realized why you do. It is similar to woodworking or ice sculpturing. You have total control of the amount being removed. After a summer in Chaco sandals, my feet were out of control. This is an amazing product I'd buy again and again." —Ken

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    6. A panty wash laundry detergent developed by an actual gynecologist to remove stains left behind by vaginal discharge with just three ingredients (one of which is an essential oil). Its anti-bacterial, anti-yeast, and anti-mold formula is great for bras, too!

    A hand holding a bottle of Clean & Cute™ Panty Wash on top of a washing machine
    Clean & Cute

    Clean & Cute is a Black woman-owned brand founded by Dr. Tosha Rogers, owner of Atlanta Premier OB/GYN, a private practice located in the heart of South Fulton, Georgia. Her Clean & Cute™ Panty Wash was developed to address issues she regularly sees and treats in her practice.

    Get it from Clean & Cute for $14.99 (money-back guarantee if you're not totally satisfied).

    7. A battery-operated fabric shaver to rescue well-loved knits from the horrors of aging — lint, matted fibers, and pilling, oh my! It's like a tiny vacuum; just empty the detachable lint catcher when you're done, and enjoy your revitalized sweater.

    A split reviewer image of a pilled sweater with text that reads "Before" on top, and the same sweater without visible pilling with text that reads "After" on the bottom
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    "It kills me inside when I see a favorite sweater start to pill, so I bought this exact shaver to spruce up some of my older knits. It's great and weirdly relaxing. When I first got it I was de-pilling everything, from the intended sweaters to the throw pillows on our couch. It's a little loud so your roommates may or may not come out of their rooms to see what you're doing...but it's totally worth it to make any pilled fabric look years younger." —Danielle

    Also, be sure to pick up two AA batteries! They're not included.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in four colors).

    8. This anti-dandruff shampoo for reducing scalp flaking and itching thanks to a little clinically-proven ingredient called ketoconazole, which kills the fungus that causes dandruff. Now you and your favorite black turtleneck can reunite without fear!

    A reviewer split image showing a scalp with dandruff flakes on the left, and the same scalp free of flakes on the right
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    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely amazing. I was one step away from going to the dermatologist. I had severe dandruff that was so bad, I could shake my head and it would come off. With just a few uses per week, I got rid of all my flakes. My scalp also stopped burning from dryness. My hair has never been healthier." —Moo Moo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84+ (available in two sizes and in a pack of two).

    9. These microfiber makeup-remover cloths that are shockingly effective at wiping away even your darkest smoky eye look with JUST WATER! It can't get much simpler than that, folks.

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    Throw 'em in your washing machine to clean them up so you can use them again and again!

    Promising review: "I was skeptical of these, but now I'm pretty sure they're what Mulan's outfit was made of when she wiped her makeup off on her sleeve in the movie. Even totally dry, they do a pretty impressive job of taking off all my makeup (including waterproof eyeliner and mascara) in a couple of swipes. I like to use a little micellar water to make my skin feel a little cleaner. It's nice not to burn through so many cotton pads." —RachelM

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $7.49 (available in three styles).

    10. A microfiber towel specifically designed to protect sensitive strands from breakage and unwanted frizz. Hint: your regular terry bath towels are not.

    Crown Affair

    Crown Affair launched in January 2020 and is not only woman-founded (shoutout to Dianna Cohen) but is presently an all-woman company! Crown Affair works with craftsmen and chemists from around the world to create clean and effective beauty tools and formulas. They donate a portion of sales to professional development initiatives and created a mentorship program called Seedling.

    BuzzFeed Editor Melanie Aman swears by this towel for her hair:

    "When I bleached my hair, I switched from drying it with a bath towel to drying it with a T-shirt because I read that my rough bath towel was too harsh on my already stressed strands. The one downside to my new method is that I was stretching out the necklines of my shirts :'( Enter this talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show-stopping, spectacular towel. It's incredibly soft and dries my hair super quickly, which is great because I hate wet hair but would prefer to avoid drying it with heat."

    Get it from Crown Affair for $45 (available in a gift box for an additional $4).

    11. The renowned Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay to deep-cleans pores and combat the ghosts of breakouts past and present without stripping your skin of its much-needed, natural moisture.

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    This cruelty-free mask is made from 100% bentonite clay, that can also be used for body wraps, clay baths, foot soaks, hair masks, and more. One reviewer has found success washing her 4C hair with it!

    BuzzFeed editor Jasmin Suknanan has seen great results with this mask. In her own words:

    "I've actually been using this mask for the last five months or so, and it's helped so much that I can definitely see a difference even when I'm NOT using this mask at least twice a week. My face feels squeaky clean after I use this mask; angry, cystic breakouts are less inflamed the next day; and some of my post-acne marks have also faded. Though you can mix the mask with water, I, like many other customers, mix it with apple cider vinegar instead for best results."

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in two sizes).

    12. This curl defining cream-gel infused with argan oil, because bottling moisture to avoid frizz is an endless battle that you shouldn't have to fight anymore.

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    Promising review: "Like many of the people who have posted reviews, I've tried every curl cream in the book. High-end to low-end, I've tried them all. I can't remember how I stumbled across this product, but it was the reviews that made me want to give it a try. Thank goodness I did, and that's why I'm writing this review. This product is amazing. I have waist-length wavy/curly red hair, and I only have to use two pumps of the product to coat all my hair. My curls are wonderfully moisturized and shaped, with absolutely ZERO greasy or crunchy feel. A little goes a long way. Highly recommend this!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.

    13. A NYX makeup setting spray that'll help your makeup persevere through the toughest elements. In the words of the USPS: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep this makeup from looking tight...or something like that.

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    Promising review: "INCREDIBLE!!!!! I swear this has changed my life. It makes my makeup last all day — literally 120-plus hours. It has even kept my makeup on and smudge-proof through a two-hour nap!!! I'm so incredibly impressed. I have very oily skin, and the 'dewy' finish has not made me look or feel greasy. I seriously love this stuff sooo much!!!!" —JaNaeSyx

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47 (available in a matte or dewy finish).

    14. A pack of hydrocolloid pimple patches with gunk-absorbing powers that will visibly improve the look of your pimples like ~magic~.

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    Promising review: "I’m a 47-year-old woman and have had adult cystic acne for 12 years. Four months ago I got the worst cystic zit of my life. It kept closing up and then refilling. I was so depressed and researched these dots online. I paid for next day shipping and was amazed how great they work! These were able to drain the zit and keep it draining so it couldn’t close and refill and get big and angry. Get these! Seriously, they really are a GOD send!" —auntylizzy

    Get a 36-pack from Amazon for $12.50.

    15. A bottle of nail and cuticle care oil you apply like a clear coat of polish to give your nails all the cuticle-softening, nail-strengthening nourishment they've been craving.

    A split reviewer image showing a hand with brittle, chipped nails and dry cuticles on the left, and the same hand with healthy-looking nails and cuticle on the right
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    Promising review: "I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. I bought this in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month with me religiously applying it two to three times a day. I was really seeing great improvement, so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. I then bought the big 4-ounce refill bottle because I never want to run out of it again! Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" —Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50+ (available in three sizes).

    16. A vitamin C serum packed with antioxidants for giving your skin its daily dose of dewy, radiant hydration. Side effects may include, improved appearance of dark spots and that elusive *glow*.

    dark bottle of the serum with a dropper
    Jasmin Suknanan / BuzzFeed

    Launched in 2018, Buttah is a Black-owned business founded by Dorion Renaud after a tireless search for skincare products that could effectively address his skin's particular needs. Every gender-neutral product is cruelty-free and uses organic ingredients!

    BuzzFeed editor Jasmin Suknanan's love for this serum in her own words:

    "I wasn't expecting this serum to be so moisturizing but it covered my skin in all-day hydration (and even made me look a little dewy in the process). My face was very thankful since I was starting to develop dry patches from too-harsh cleansers (rude). Buttah is a Black-owned skincare biz and between you and me, I've got my eyes on their whipped body butter. 👀"

    Get it from Buttah for $39.

    17. A hypoallergenic makeup brush shampoo so you can really get your brushes clean and keep last week's makeup residue from messing up this week's makeup ~lewk~.

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    This Ecotool's shampoo formula is cruelty-free and vegan!

    Promising review: "This cleanser is great! It fully removes all makeup from the brushes without leaving them feeling beat up. (I'm not the most gentle when it comes to cleaning brushes). I use a thick foundation that soaks heavily into the bristles but this removed it all. At first, I thought the formula was a bit thin but after using it, I learned that a little bit goes a long way. It has a nice lather and it easily rinses out the product. I was able to clean my brushes much faster than normal, and I feel more confident that I got all the makeup off the bristles. This has a very slight (not strong at all) scent of grapefruit. It's refreshing without me having to worry about it irritating my face or leaving a fragrance left on my brushes." —Kryssy

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (also available in a pack of two).

    18. These produce-saver containers that'll save you money (and unecessary trips to the grocery store) by keeping produce fresher for longer with ~mystical~ ventilation technology.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    These containers help keep your produce fresh by keeping moisture away. And they're designed with a special vent filter, which you never have to replace, to regulate the carbon dioxide and oxygen flow to your produce.

    Natalie Brown, an editor here at BuzzFeed, actually tried these containers for herself, and, well, you just gotta read her full Rubbermaid FreshWorks container review.

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, they work! I went on a 10-day trip and left my husband home with asparagus, strawberries, and spinach in the containers. He ate some of all of them, but there was plenty left when I got back, and everything was in perfect condition! I couldn’t believe it! These containers will save us a lot of money not throwing away food because we couldn’t get through it fast enough. (We shop at Costco and get large containers of produce.) These are TOTALLY worth getting!" —Elizabeth Walter

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $28.20.

    19. These natural bamboo oil-blotting sheets because what's better than sucking up excess face oil and then literally throwing it away in the trash and forgetting it ever happened!

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    Promising review: "I LOVE these oil-absorbing sheets! I tried them out a few years ago but haven't gotten around to writing a review until now. I've tried other blotting sheets, and they've either broken me out or just did not absorb all the oil. Every time I come back to these, I realize they are truly the best. I have SUPER oily skin (and cystic acne, which I have the scars to show for), and this makes me feel sooo fresh and even calms down active pimples/acne. But as you can see, it truly removes all of the oil and keeps it that way for several hours. Very cute design, too, and really easy to use and keep anywhere with you. Amazing price for what it does. If you're hesitating to buy it, just go for it!" —Noopur D.

    Get 100 sheets from Amazon for $6.95.

    20. A wine stain remover spray so you and your favorite blanket forget all about that little mishap starring a bottle of pinot and an all-day Pretty Little Liars marathon.

    A split image showing a fuzzy white blanket with a large wine stain on the left, and the same fuzzy white blanket stain-free with text that reads "After!!!"
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    This stain remover works on fresh and dried stains without forcing you to bleach anything. Plus, it also works on other tough stains like coffee, blood, ink, fruit punch, sauces, red medicine stains, and even any "accidents" your pets might've left behind.

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago, and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. It has a fantastic citrus scent and takes care of any stain (not just wine) so fast and so efficiently, it's become a party trick. LOL. I have seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate to a friend how great it is. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has lasted us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." —Melanie N

    Get it from Amazon for $13.69.

    21. A sneaker cleaner that'll have your kicks looking like new even after one too many treks down that muddy path in the park.

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    The cleaner is super concentrated, so a little goes a long way. It also includes a wooden scrub brush!

    Promising review: "I have had my Nike Roshe Ones for about a year now, and I don't go easy on them. I play sports and run in the dirt with them all the time, but I also like to wear them for fashion purposes. Pink Miracle helped restore my daily shoes to look like I just bought them — now I can wear them for even longer. Very pleased with Pink Miracle, I will buy it again when I run out of my bottle." —Romario

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97+ (available in two sizes).

    22. The ever-reliable O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream for anyone whose dry, cracked hands need something a little stronger than the average moisturizer. This famous formula locks in moisture, while creating a protective barrier to prevent future moisture loss.

    A split image of a hand with dry, cracked cuticles on the left, and the same hand looking healthy and hydrated on the right
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    For best results, you should apply the cream after washing your hands, after showering, and at bedtime.

    Promising review: "Every winter, my fingers and knuckles crack and bleed. I've tried everything on the market to heal my hands. I received this hand cream yesterday, and when I put it on, I could tell right away that this was better than anything I'd tried. This stuff started working immediately. I filled all the cuts and cracks on my hands with this cream, and today they are almost healed. I believe that this is the best hand cream ever made on earth." —Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (also available in larger quantities).

    23. A muscle ease gel infused with all-natural, botanical pain relievers to help soothe sore muscles and joints. Just massage into the affected area, and let this fast-acting formula get to work!

    Lather

    Promising review: "Life-changing. My husband has Parkinson's Disease and neuropathy. I started using Muscle Ease Gel on the tops of his feet and calves. A world of difference. Thank you, I will probably order a case next time!" —Susan T.

    Get it from Lather for $18.

    24. A purple shampoo to make your blonde hair look less brassy and...well...more blondey. It'll help cut down on expensive touch-up hair appointments and save you some $$$ in the process.

    A split image of a strand of blond hair with brassy tones on the left, and the same strand of hair looking more blonde on the right
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    Promising review: "This stuff is a godsend! I used to have red hair and decided to get a blonde balayage. It took two visits to get my hair lightened to where it looked blonde and not gold, but it still had lots of gold in it. Now my hair is finally blonde and not gold! I’m so happy! Plus, this stuff smells amazing and makes my hair so soft and shiny and voluminous, with lots of body!" —KatEd

    Get it from Amazon for $7.46+ (available in three sizes).

    25. A wood polish that conditions and protects wood with a combination of beeswax and orange oil, while hiding dings and scratches that were totally already like that when you got it.

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    Promising review: "This product is a MIRACLE! I can't believe how well it worked. Seriously unbelievable. One application and my coffee table looks great again. EASY to use, nothing special required. While I was watching TV, I used an old cloth/rag and spread it on. As easy as that. Nothing else worked on my abused coffee table, this stuff did. I HIGHLY recommend this product." —Carol L. Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    26. A pack of extra-large dryer balls made from organic New Zealand wool because cutting down on long dry times will get you to your warm, fluffed-up clothes faster.

    Six wool dryer balls sitting atop a vine
    Coli & Me / Etsy

    Coli & Me is a small biz run by Tida who handmakes premium home goods and jewelry. Currently, Coli & Me is only offering their high-quality, pesticide-free, humanely raised and sourced wool dryer balls.

    Promising review: "So far, in love with these! I bought these because we had plastic dryer balls that were breaking into pieces, and these have worked great! The dry time is shorter than it was before, my clothes are softer. I bought four sets and gave three of them away, and I hope they're loving these as much as I am!" —Crazy Crafty Clan

    Get a pack of six from Coli & Me on Etsy for $17.

    27. A jewelry cleaning pen so all your gems (real or not) sparkle so bright even your Claire's ring from middle school will turn heads.

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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 $6.99.

    28. A cordless Burst Oral Care electric toothbrush to treat your teeth with powerful cleaning motors, supersoft charcoal bristles, and a built-in two-minute timer. Even easier than scrubbing away with a manual brush, this is optimized oral hygiene at its finest.

    Burst Oral Care

    What's included: A Burst Sonic Toothbrush, toothbrush head (with charcoal bristles), USB wall adapter, and USB charging base.

    You can also sign up to receive a shipment of fresh replacement heads every 90 days for just $6. Cancel anytime!

    Promising review: "My cousin is a dental hygienist and she sent me a BURST brush as a gift. I absolutely love brushing my teeth now! My mouth gets 10 times cleaner with only half the effort of a regular brush. Going to get my husband one as well!" —Jacy

    Get it from Burst Oral Care for $69.99+ (originally $89.98; available in three colors).

    29. A reusable pumice stone for quickly getting your toilets, sinks, and tubs looking like new — no unsightly rings in sight.

    reviewer photo showing toilet half cleaned with the pumice cleaning tool
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    Promising review: "When we bought our previously owned condo, all three of the toilets had a permanent dark ring. I must have tried at least six different cleaning products that claimed to eliminate rings. None worked. I was actually considering buying new toilets as the ring was embarrassing to me. A friend recommended the pumice toilet bowl ring remover and I was prepared to be disappointed again. But it worked perfectly. The ring is gone on all three toilets and it only took a few minutes per toilet. I don't know when I have ever been so totally satisfied with a product. It just saved me a whole lot of money and I am no longer embarrassed by the appearance of my toilets." —lynn mcdonald

    Get it from Amazon for $11.51+ (also available in packs of two or six).

    30. A jetted bathtub cleaner because have you ever thought about the gross grime hiding in your Jacuzzi jets? Now that you've been cursed with that thought, you're probably going to want to give your tub a rinse. Just fill it with water, pour the cleaner in, run your jets, and let the "yuck" seep out.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is seriously amazing! I am relentless about cleaning my tub because I use it so often and always get grossed out if I don’t. Before I purchased this, I used the typical homemade recipe of bleach and powdered dishwashing soap. I’d have to run two or three cycles to get it crystal clear. One cycle with this stuff, 15 minutes, and the results are amazing! The first photo (above) is with my tub running with the solution. Then I drained it (second photo) and wiped it down with a sponge. When I refilled the tub up, and reran the jets, I kid you not the water was CRYSTAL CLEAR! See for yourself in the last photo! I’m so impressed!" —Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    31. A gorgeous soy candle in an invigorating lemony scent if you need help turning your office into an oasis when it's time to clock out and walk away from the laptop.

    The Invigorate Candle surrounded by a bowl of lemons
    Black Gold Luxury Brand

    Black Gold Luxury Brand is a Black woman-owned brand founded by Brianna A. Vaughan, that was created to provide safe products to candle lovers. Every candle is made from 100% soy wax and the highest quality fragrance and essential oils, all handmade by Vaughan, herself.

    Christine Forbes, a writer here at BuzzFeed, personally recommends these candles:

    "My roommate and I splurged on this candle and a few others from Black Gold Lux Brand and they did not disappoint! They totally transform any space they're in, which makes a world of difference since we're home all the time. I can't wait to buy more."

    Get it from Black Gold Luxury Brand for $24.99 (available in two sizes).

    32. A cruelty-free pet ear cleanser that'll gently (but effectively) flush out built-up dirt to keep your furry friend's ears happy and healthy.

    a split image showing the inside of a dog's ear with lots of brown spots on the left, and the same dog ear interior without spots on the right
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    Promising review: "My husband and I just adopted our cute puppy, Winston, from the Humane Society. When we adopted him, his ears were unfortunately pretty dirty, but after we used this ear cleaner today, his ears are so clean!! I'm so amazed at everything it managed to get out. Our puppy's ears look so much better now! I would highly recommend this product to anyone with a dog." —Jerome F

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    33. This sulfate-free biotin shampoo with over 15,000 5-star ratings that can help hair look thicker and stimulate regrowth with regular use. It's 100% safe to use on all hair types — even color-treated hair!

    a split reviewer image showing the top of a head with thinning hair on the left, and the same head with a lot of hair filled in on the right
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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 I used 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.

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