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    37 Personal Care Items That Worked For Reviewers After They Tried "Everything"

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    1. A firming eye cream that uses vitamin C, vitamin E, rosehip seed oil, and hibiscus flower extract to brighten and firm that sensitive skin around your eyes so you don't have to Google "how to not look tired" on the days you slept for like, eight seconds the night before.

    2. A painless, mint-flavored teeth-whitening pen for sensitive teeth and gums that can help lighten up years' worth of stains from coffee, tea, wine, or just ... you know. Existing as a human with teeth. All in all, a much gentler, cheaper alternative to pricey whitening procedures.

    before and after images of yellow and then whiter teeth

    3. A knee stabilizer band for knee pain relief both in the short term *and* long term, whether you get it from running, hiking, team sports, or jumping up and down every time you hear a Bruno Mars song start playing at a wedding reception.

    4. A soft silicone ear-saver and mask-extender that works overtime on problem-solving — not only does it take some of the pressure off your ears, but it helps make a more personalized fit on masks with elastic straps that don't *quite* fit your face.

    A model wearing a mask that is pulled together around the back of their head by the silicone ear saver, which has three different toggles on the back for sizing

    5. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover that works its magic on your glass in just 20 seconds, so you can finally enjoy a glass of pinot knowing you've spared yourself the infamous Post-Wine Headache or allergic reactions.

    6. An orthotic shoe insert for plantar fasciitis (aka, that pain in your heel that sometimes gets bad enough for you to be like "feet are a scam") — these slip right into your shoe to help cradle the heel not only to relieve pain right then, but heal it in the long-term, too.

    The heel inserts next to a pair of sneakers

    7. A suuuper popular Bio-Oil made with vitamins A and E, chamomile, and lavender — you may recognize it as a product a lot of people use to help fade scars (both old and new), soothe cracked and dry skin, and help moisturize without affecting your pores, but people are also using it in quarantine to help with dry and painful skin on their hands from hand-washing and sanitizing.

    A model rubbing bio-oil on their hands

    8. A nourishing hair oil made with all-natural ingredients that reviewers swear by for preventing split ends and helping promote hair growth — before a shower and hair wash you apply the product all over your hair (particularly the ends), cover with a plastic cap with heat for 20 minutes.

    Model touching their hair next to image of hair products

    9. CeraVe's Hydrating cleanser made with hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and glycerin — aka, all the good stuff to hydrate your face and remove makeup and oil without stripping your skin of its natural moisture. Psst — a lot of reviewers with sensitive skin and acne swear by this, because it's super gentle *and* super effective.

    Before and after image of reviewer with cystic acne and without

    10. A foot file to remove calluses and hard or cracked skin from your feet with some gentle, pain-free rubbing. It works whether your feet are dry or wet at the time, and will leave your heels so soft you might start petting them.

    Before image of a cracked foot with an after image of the skin smooth

    11. A set of super comfy wax ear plugs that mold to the shape of your inner ear like putty, in case you don't like listening to music during work but still want a way to block out distracting noise.

    12. A popular streak-free anti-fog spray you can quickly apply to eyeglasses, sunglasses, and face shields to prevent them from fogging up while you're wearing a mask instead of adjusting them every few minutes and hoping for the best.

    13. A blister-preventing balm that basically magics an extra layer between your skin and your shoe for hot days when you can't avoid some sweaty friction.

    A model rubbing balm on their heel

    14. A handy as heck sunburn soother made with aloe and coconut oil to hydrate skin and gently relieve pain from the sun's unforgiving rays within just a few hours.

    A reviewer image of a burnt back and an "after" image of their back without any redness

    15. A set of itty bitty dermaplaning razors you can use to take care of those lil' unibrow hairs that keep dodging your tweezers or work whatever face fuzzies you might want to take care of in a gentle way — an especially handy tool when many of us can't head to a salon like we normally would.

    16. A mesh body exfoliator from LuvScrub that, unlike most exfoliators, will let you easily take care of your WHOLE human self — its large size and unique texture help smooth and clean skin all over your body, including hard-to-reach places like your back, so you can get squeaky clean and exfoliate all over.

    17. Maybelline's Instant Age Rewind concealer, a popular lightweight multi-use concealer for anyone who wants to quickly touch up before Zoom calls or walks around the neighborhood, but doesn't want to commit to a whole layer of foundation. This also helps cover dark circles without caking and reduce puffiness.

    18. A tea tree oil foot and body wash to help take care of a *myriad* of foot inconveniences, from athlete's foot to ringworm to toenail fungus to eczema.

    On the left, punched-out pits on the bottom of a reviewer's foot from pitted keratolysis, and on the right, the same reviewer's foot with most of the pits mostly gone after using the wash

    19. A memory foam seat cushion for your tushy so effective at relieving pressure from your tailbone that you'll no longer have a love-hate relationship with your office chair.

    A reviewer's swivel office chair with a memory foam cushion resting on it

    20. A stainless-steel tongue scraper to help take care of odor-causing bacteria and soft plaque without irritating your gag reflex the way a spoon might.

    21. A highly reviewed contoured sleep mask designed to sit off the eyes to alleviate pressure, and also to completely block out the light in the room. It also has a strap designed not to get tangled in hair, and is made with a super cozy memory foam, so it'll be extremely there for your face.

    Reviewer image of contoured black sleep mask

    22. A satin-lined cap with a lightweight jersey cover to help preserve your curls *without* any added frizz at night, and keep your hair out of your face. It's designed to be nonslip but not too tight, either, so you'll barely notice it's there.

    23. A bottle of nail and cuticle repair oil that you simply brush on your nail beds once a day to condition and strengthen all those brittle spots and hangnails, leaving you with thick, healthy nails and nail beds.

    A before image of a reviewer's brittle nails and an after image of them much heaithier

    24. A shampoo scalp massager you can use in the shower to massage and exfoliate your scalp — not only will it feel decadent, it'll help tackle dandruff and promote healthier hair growth at the source.

    reviewer image of the bristles on the blue massager

    25. A delightful little tool called the "Bug Bite Thing" that suctions on all kinds of bug bites to reduce swelling, itchiness, and redness.

    A BuzzFeed editor's arm with a bite on it "before," a pic of the bug bite tool, and a pic of the editor's arm after it's been suctioned with swelling/redness reduced

    26. A bottle of Tend Skin Solution to help take care of razor bumps, ingrown hair, and razor burn so you don't have to spend hours psyching yourself up to shave knowing that you're gonna be dodging a bazillion sensitive spots on your skin.

    reviewer before pic of red bumpy arm pit, then after of clear armpit

    27. Essence's Lash Princess mascara for length so effective, it will make your eyelashes look like they could take flight, but natural enough that they won't be mistaken for falsies.

    A reviewer with long lashes holding up the mascara

    28. A set of satin pillowcases that are gentle on your skin and create less friction for your hair, so you don't have to wake up every morning 10 minutes early to work through your tangles. It's also ridiculously cooling in the summer months, and a lot of reviewers with acne swear by it.

    29. A jar of Aztec healing clay masks for acne that essentially suck the gunk out of your pores (and pre-existing acne) like a vacuum, and will help soothe the redness and ache of it in the meantime as well.

    30. A tube of antiperspirant hand cream, because this is *not* a niche problem and it's high time people get a solution that actually works.

    A reviewer holding a tube of lotion

    31. A Squatty Potty, one of those internet-famous stools you can put at the base of your toilet to prop your feet up on while you ~go~. The placement helps align your colon to make the process a whole lot easier and faster — like, 20 seconds compared to several minutes! — so you don't end up watching all of TikTok while you're waiting yourself out.

    A model sitting on the toilet with their feet propped up on the white stool underneath it

    32. A pair of lacy thigh bands that'll stay in place all through the warm weather months, so you don't have to worry about that dreaded thigh chafe whenever want to flounce around in dresses.

    Reviewer in beige colored lace thigh bands under a dress

    33. A quick detangling brush with an easy-to-hold handle that's so effective on all hair types that it's amassed over 30,000 5-star reviews on Amazon — TRULY a game-changer for people with long hair that tangles easily, or curls they don't want to impact the texture of by over-brushing.

    34. A roll-on migraine stick made with peppermint, spearmint, and lavender oils to help you soothe away that vague headache you were nursing through the whole week in the comfort of your own jammies.

    A reviewer holding the migraine stick

    35. An smudgeproof eyeliner stamp so you can finally get the perfect cat-eye on the first go without having to ~wing it~ (read: wasting eight cotton balls, half a bottle of eye makeup remover, and all of the minutes you were setting aside to make your morning coffee).

    36. A hip belt designed for sciatic, pelvic, lower back, and leg pain you can wear to help stabilize ye olde sacroiliac joint (aka, the joint in your lower back that causes pain in a lot of these areas when it's inflamed). It's super lightweight and breathable so you can wear it for long periods of time, too.

    37. A facial ice roller you can stash in the fridge or freezer to help with all *kinds* of miscellaneous ouchies, like migraines, sinus pain, inflamed acne, and jaw pain.

    When that migraine stick gets you that sweet, sweet relief:

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