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    42 Problem-Solving Products Reviewers Swear By For Being Easy To Use

    Step one: put a drop of headache-preventing wine sulfate remover in your Pinot. Step two: thrive.

    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 bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover that works its magic on your glass in just 20 seconds, sparing you the infamous Post-Wine Headache and allergic reactions. It's also a lot more cost-effective and environmentally-friendly than wine wands or other competitors — a single bottle of this can be used to treat up to 55 glasses of wine, as opposed to wands that can only do a few glasses each before they get tossed.

    Reviewer image of glass of red wine with a bottle of Drop It, along with a caption explaining that it's been working

    Plus, this is a heck of a lot easier to use if you want to drink out at a restaurant without pulling out a "wine wand" and calling attention to yourself. Drop It recommends 1-2 drops for each glass of white wine, 2-3 for a glass of red, and 7-9 if you're treating the whole bottle at once. Once it's in the glass, swirl lightly for 20 seconds, and you should be raring to go!

    Promising review: "For many years, I have been that friend that always says 'no thanks, I can't drink wine.' Even one small small glass would give me the worst migraine. So I gave up. Several weeks ago, I happened across an ad for Drop It and thought I might as well give it a shot. I took a big risk the day it arrived and had two huge glasses of red wine that I knew would give me a massive migraine the next day. It just so happened I had a midterm that next morning too — so the stakes were high. I woke up feeling fantastic. Since then I have repeated the experiment (to make sure it wasn't a fluke) and found that no matter how much wine I drink, as long as I use the drops, I don't have a migraine the next day. I'm so pleased to have found something that makes wine drinking possible and enjoyable again! I have nothing but great things to say about the product. It's easy to use and very discreet. I visited some friends last week and we spent a few hours at a wine bar. It was easy to add my drops. I took a small taste of the wine before adding the drops and found that it did not alter the taste at all. Thanks for a great product and a great buying experience. I will be back for more." —Mackenzie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    2. A super popular time-marked water bottle you can get in a bajillion different colors if you're someone who needs reminders to stay hydrated — this one's especially great because of the ease of use. It's designed to fit into car cup holders and has a lil' button by the mouthpiece to pop the cap off for easy access.,

    It's also BPA-free and comes equipped with a flip top lid for protection from germs and debris and a silicone, leakproof spout for easy drinking flow.

    Promising review: "I love the finish on the bottle! I hate holding wet water bottles and this does NOT sweat! It also holds two full bottles of 16.9 oz. packages water bottles so it’s very easy to get my full water intake on the go! Easy to carry, fits in my car's cup holders perfectly (not big at all like some water bottles). I got the ombré purple to teal and it’s very true to color. Easy to clean, wide enough for bottle brushes, and the straw stays put. I also love how I just push the little button by the mouthpiece and it just pops open quick for easy drinking (if you’re driving and don’t need to be messing around opening bottles😉). Highly recommend this water bottle. For the price, it’s amazing! Keeps my water cool for hours too." —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 13 colors).

    3. An all-in-one measuring cube just as good at multi-tasking as you — this one compact utensil measures 19 different portions, including imperial *and* metric, and also happens to be dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

    A yellow measuring cube with grooves measuring a

    Each cube measures *deep breath*: 1 cup, ½ cup, ⅓ cup, ¼ cup, 2 tbsp, 1 tbsp, ½ tbsp, 1 tsp, ½ tsp, ¼ tsp, 120 mL, 80 mL, 60 mL, 30 mL, 15 mL, 7.5 mL, 5 mL, 2.5 mL, and 2 mL.

    Promising review: "First of all I gotta say, I don’t cook much and if there’s something I hate after cooking is having to wash all the bunch of utensils I have to use once I use them. This cube has been amazing, I don’t have to wash a million utensils over and over, it’s very easy to use, easy to clean and it’s very handy to use for when I’m meal-prepping for the week. I bought this out of curiosity and ended up enjoying it a lot. If a regular guy like me is enjoying it, I’m sure it would be a great tool for people who cook or bake on a regular basis." —Daniel Matajira

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    4. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner you can plop into your sink, run a little water on, and let its blue magic fizz its way up to the top while clearing out all the gunk from your culinary adventures in one go.

    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 $5.80.

    5. 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
    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    This works on mosquitoes, bees, wasps, biting flies, sea lice, and more (although TBH, if this list of bugs gets any longer I may just stay indoors forever!!).

    Promising review: "I discovered this item on TikTok and found it to be quite interesting. I was skeptical to purchase at first but decided to give it a try since my kid’s bug bites swell and are incredibly itchy. I’m amazed at how well it works. Tried it the other night on my daughter’s mosquito bite, and it provided immediate relief. The swelling around the bite went down and itching stopped after a minute or two. It’s easy to use. It does leave a round imprint on the skin but disappears after a couple of minutes. My 9-year-old daughter uses it on her own bug bites. I have recommended this to family and friends who are considering purchasing the product. Love it!" —Garima Chauhan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    6. A "sport-brella," which is an SPF 50+ maneuverable personal umbrella with a universal clamp that'll latch onto any chair you own. Boom, instant shade no matter where you've parked your human self, whether it's the porch, the beach, or the park.,

    Psst — a lot of reviewers swear by this for easy hands-free shade solutions for strollers and wheelchairs as well!

    Promising review: "I received this umbrella last night and used it all morning today. I live in Vegas, and there is no shade at all in my backyard. I like to spend as much time as possible outside, and I have two patios and a medium-sized yard — medium-sized for Vegas, that is, which is not that large. I wanted to be able to sit on either patio as well as in other areas of the yard. But the winds gust so strongly here that I have watched patio umbrellas and even a pergola destroyed and blown half way across the yard. This little umbrella gives me a perfect solution. It is very lightweight and easy to carry in its handy bag. I was able to attach it to chairs easily and securely. The umbrella is a nice size when opened. It was very easy to change the tilt. By changing the tilt, I was able to shade both myself and the table that held my laptop all day. I highly recommend this umbrella to anyone who wants good, portable, easy-to-use shade that can be attached to a variety of chairs, tables, etc." —Deborah M. Okey

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two sizes and eight colors).

    7. 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.


    This tool also helps soften skin by gently exfoliating as you use it!

    Promising review: "First time I have bought these, and I love them! So easy to use, and I can't believe how well they work. I used them for the peach fuzz on the sides of my face (sideburn and cheek area) and mustache area. The fuzz is really pale, but I think that my makeup looks so much smoother without it. I only do it about once a month, maybe a little more often. I was using a disposable razor, but this is quicker and seems to do a better job. (It's a LOT quicker! and easier, too!) I did try the little guard thing for my brows. I would never try to actually shape my brows, but I did use it to clean up the bigger areas under them. And if you are someone who has to clean up between them (unibrow) this would be really efficient." —Annette

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    8. A broom for pet and human hair that can work on any type of floor, but is specifically designed to pull it up from the carpet deeper than even a lot of vacuums can reach, so you can go on an alarming but satisfying mission to the depths of your rugs.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    An embarrassing confession: my hair gets so ingrained in the carpet that a vacuum truly does nothing for it. In fact, to make matters worse, weird particles get stuck in the hair on the floor, which is stuck to the carpet, so I often was just unrooting clumps of hair from the floor with my hands (sorry for the visual). I bought this broom and it immediately started pulling it up GOBS of hair. My carpet like, genuinely changed color (turns out the pink was supposed to be much pinker, whoops). Anyway, do with that semi-horrifying information what you will.

    Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things about this product! We have three German Shepherds and no one told me they shed 365 days per year and this broom helps my house to stay hair-free. The handle stretches out and is super easy to use to get underneath furniture, but you can also collapse it down and use to across your furniture too. Super easy to clean — rinse it off with soapy water. I love the squeegee side to go across my area rugs and get up all of the dog hair and then use the broom part across the tile and under the furniture and get the hair into the dustpan. I use for for every room in my house — this broom has replaced every other broom in my house! If you have pets you need this — you won't be disappointed. I am going to buy one for everyone in my family who has pets as their next gift from me — they are that good and affordable!" —Tammy M.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.10.

    9. A 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.

    A reviewer image of a person wearing unfogged glasses with their face mask holding up the spray

    Promising review: "This product works great and is easy and quick to apply. It has solved a big problem for me while wearing masks. Since I anticipate having to use a mask for sometime, I will be using this product for a while and can see having it on hand thereafter for situations as they arise. I have not tried it on mirrors in the bathroom yet but do not see why it should not work. This is not a big problem for me however. I find that it lasts about two days before I have to reapply. I have anti-glare lenses and have not had any problem. I definitely plan to reorder. The product arrived quickly; earlier than expected." —Sandra Seibel

    Get it from Amazon for $10.55.

    10. A pair of wireless sleep headphones that will play white noise or the music of your choice in a comfy headband, so you don't have to risk your ears getting sore while ya snooze.

    A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

    Promising review: "I love this headband. The band is comfortable in the head. Super easy to set up and connect to your phone, even on iPhones. The earphone can easily be adjusted and place right by your ears. Charging port is located on the rear end of the headband but you wouldn't even feel it existing. The sound quality is good. And the controls are very satisfying to press. I'm in with love this headband!" —Nico

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    11. A dainty beaded face mask chain you can snap right into your mask to keep it on your person while you're driving in the car between errands.

    Firefly Feeling Bright/Etsy

    Firefly Feeling Bright is a Florida-based Etsy shop established in 2019 that specializes in artisanal jewelry.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this, I wear it everyday at work. Super easy and great quality." —mary schmidt

    Get it from Firefly Feeling Bright on Etsy for $7.

    12. A Wi-Fi-connected movie projector that easily converts any wall, both indoor and outdoor, into a personal theater. Once you sync it with a device like your phone or laptop, you can use it for socially-distanced gatherings to project your fave Disney movies, at-home workouts, and even to play video games outside after the sun goes down.,

    Promising review: "I set up this projector with my laptop to use as a home theater on the back porch. Solid machine, easy-set up and operation with laptop and Bluetooth speaker. Currently using with just a white shower curtain for a screen. Hope to get a proper projector screen in order to expand viewing to the backyard. Will use all summer instead of going to movie theater. Will just stream Netflix, Prime, Hulu, etc. and save lots of money. I can see using this in a basement instead of purchasing a big screen TV. Lightweight and easy to store. Would purchase again!" —V. Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $164.74.

    13. A set of affordable, highly popular (seriously, these have nearly 40,000 popular reviews) wireless Bluetooth earbuds so you can multi-task to your heart's content, whether it's listening to spooky podcasts while you clean, chatting with your BFF on a walk around the neighborhood, or doing an at-home workout without waking up all your roomies.

    These come with a wireless charging case that provides up to 14 hours of charge (with the earbuds able to play for 4+ hours with each full charge). The earbuds are also sweatproof and waterproof so you can use them during workouts or runs, and have a built-in mic so you can chat on the phone. Psst — these are also a great option for going outside in a mask, since it doesn't have wires that'll get tangled in the mask straps.

    Promising review: "The earbuds worked seamlessly and well out of the box. I use them while hiking the hills with my dogs and when working at my desk – I can still hear outside noises when needed for safety, but can listen to music without disturbing others. The earbuds are comfortable even during exercise, and they fit securely. Using the earbuds as a headset with my cell phone is easy as well. I do have to experiment with how they handle the Google assistant. The audio quality is at least stereo hi-fi, and the earbuds paired easily with both my phone and laptop. Wireless charging and having a large backup power source for the phone are terrific features." –Jawpar

    Get it from Amazon $29.99 (available in five colors).

    14. A scent-free, cordless Thermacell mosquito-repelling shield that claims to be six times more effective than 42 (!!) citronella candles at keeping the pesky critters off your back porch and yard. It generates heat to disperse deterrent from a repellent mat, which gives a 15 feet worth of protection for 12 hours — all without a trace of DEET.

    A small green cylinder-shaped Thermacell on a table

    Promising review: "I had my suspicions about this product but was getting desperate this mosquito season. This is so easy to operate! There is a mild to minimal scent that it lets off but it isn't unpleasant at all. I carry it with me to do chores in the evenings and don't get bit on my walk to the barn we use it to eat dinner outside and we even use it while fishing! So far not a single bite when in the radius! Love this!" —Ditzel

    Get it from Amazon for 22.75+ (available in two colors).

    15. A set of cheerful, color-lined silicone baking mats to lengthen the life of your pans *and* make for much easier cleanup for all your baking and cooking misadventures.,

    Promising review: "These mats really make baking a lot easier. Nothing sticks to the mats. I used them for baking cookies and had no issues at all. Even with my flimsiest spatula, I was able to get the cookies off with no effort and nothing sticking. They are also super easy to clean, just wipe them down. And they are easy to store. I can either roll them up and tuck them in a drawer or leave them flat in a larger drawer. The best part about the mats are the three sizes. Lots of versatility." —Sweet Pea

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $13.99.

    16. A conditioning and healing castor oil full of vitamins and fatty-acids that won't just strengthen weak hair, but will help you maintain hair health over time. Reviewers mention seeing improvements in growth and strength within a week, with noticeable results within a few months.

    FWIW, it also helps condition and strengthen eyelashes, eyebrows, and skin, so it really just shows up for you no matter what the task.

    Promising review: "I started using this product as soon as I received it. My eyelashes and brows are already improving. It is so easy to use. When you put it on, it is a little globby but that's okay., it is fine that way. I put it on about 15 minutes before I go to bed and it is dry by the time I am ready for sleep. It doesn't get in my eyes at all. In the morning, I just wipe my lashes and brows with a cleansing cloth and use a lash comb. Perfect. I bought this product after doing some research. It had the most positive reviews so I decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did." —Suzanne Harrington

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    17. An at-home Old Fashioned cocktail infusion kit complete with dehydrated oranges, sweet Michigan cherries and handmade bitters-infused sugar cubes so you can not only serve good at-home cocktails for socially distanced hangs on the porch, but the *chef's kiss* kind that'll make your friends think you snuck them from a bartender.


    InBooze is a Michigan-based, Black woman-owned Etsy shop established in 2018 that specializes in cocktail infusion kits for home and wholesale use.

    Promising review: "These are great! I got the strawberry margarita for myself and the Old Fashioned for my partner. He is a big Old Fashioned drinker, and has strong opinions about what makes a good one versus a bad one, and he was very impressed with the flavor this infused into the bourbon. Such an easy way to make more interesting drinks at home, especially now when we can’t easily go out to bars!" —Katelynn Tracey

    Get it from InBooze on Etsy for $15.

    18. A chic glass-based, silicone-topped reusable coffee cup made with all sustainable and recyclable materials and designed to fit neatly under at-home coffee machines, so you can grab and go.


    Promising review: "I am the kind of person who loves to order large drinks but never finishes them. I bought this as a way to not only save on the amount of plastic/paper cups I use, but as a way to ensure that I will actually drink whatever beverage I am purchasing. I mainly use this for coffee and tea, but I love how easy it is to clean. I love that the mouth part is silicone, making it easy to clean and easy to drink out of it. It is a great reusable little mug that easily fits in my purse and in my car cupholder. I highly recommend this product!" —Barbra

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in seven colors).

    19. A pair of sleek prescription cat-eye glasses you can try on virtually using a quick video of your face to see *exactly* what it will look like before you buy (especially important considering it comes in so many great colors!).

    A pair of pink and black tortoise shell cat eye glasses
    Zenni Optical

    Promising review: "Wow! This was so easy to navigate and find what I liked. They were the best price and delivered in a timely manner. Can't wait, going to get sunglasses now that I know they are this good!" —CleverViper-89698

    Get it from Zenni Optical for $29.95 (available in six colors).

    20. A rose gold rechargeable electric lighter to replace all your old gas ones. This one is not only chic as heck, but completely flameless, and made with a long stem so you can use them to light gas burners and larger candles.

    A rose gold lighter with an electric current
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    This also comes in other pretty colors, but I am especially partial to this one because I bought it for my parents (their kitchen is entirely pink and one of my favorite places on Earth), and this was SO EASY to use — not to mention super safe! I'm a big weenie about fire (lol, self-preservation) so I've always stuck to extended arm gas lighters, but this is much better for the environment (plus cuter), so I feel a lot better about using it.

    Promising review: "Wow. This thing is amazing. Small and so easy to use. My husband kept saying it won’t actually light anything and was blown away when it did. We lit candles and paper to use as tinder with absolutely no effort. No fuel needed. Just a quick recharging. And no waste in throwing away those huge and never easy to use butane sticks. Love love it. Easy buying process so I would recommend everyone buy one." —Diane Bold

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

    21. A handy electric toothbrush a ton of reviewers swear by for helping whiten their teeth — it's made with charcoal-infused bristles to better remove surface stains, has three brushing modes to adapt to the sensitivity of your teeth, *and* its battery can last up to four weeks.

    A rose gold electric toothbrush

    Psst — it's also designed to be gentler on gums that are more prone to bleeding, aka gingivitis. Win-win!

    Promising review: "I bought two of these, one in black and another in white. Me and the wife just love it. Feels like you just got out of a cleaning. Super easy to use, great functionality (the two minute timer is just brilliant). Recommended this to all of my friends!" —Asaf G.

    Get it from Burst Oral Care for $69.99 (available in three colors and a subscription service for replaceable heads).

    22. A cold brew coffee maker so gloriously easy to use that all you have to do is stick your favorite ground coffee in the filter, seal the airtight lid on top, and pop it in the fridge overnight. Boom, four cups of cold brew, all without ever having to leave the house.

    A pitcher with a coffee filter and a large handle, full of iced coffee in a fridge

    Promising review: "I have been drinking caffeinated beverages everyday for half my life. Usually brewing hot then cooling it down with ice which was quite a process to do every morning. Then I came across this cold brew pitcher and thought I'd give it a try. It's great, easy to use and clean, very convenient, lasts for a couple weeks, I love it! Making a pitcher of coffee take less time than a normal brewer and makes enough for at least one cup a day for about a week, depending on how much coffee concentrate is used. I haven't used my normal coffee or espresso machine since I got this cold brew system. The coffee seems to taste better as well, not a huge difference but it's somewhat noticeable."Birnbaum

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    23. A foot file just as effective — if not more so! — than going to a salon. This will 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

    Promising review: "I was BLOWN AWAY by this product! I have dealt with calloused, cracked heels for as long as I can remember. Some things have worked better than others in the past, but I’ve been in a rut of bad feet for the past several months. Based on the reviews and before/after pics I had to give this a shot though! I gave it a go before getting in the shower and was just so impressed with how easy to use it was and how incredibly it worked. It took less than 15 minutes between both feet and VERY LITTLE pressure/effort was required. This product gave me better results than most professional pedicures I’ve had!" —Khall

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    24. A set of Bottle Bright tablets so you can easily clear all those caked-on stains in your bottles, travel mugs, and even coffee makers without scrubbing them into eternity.

    a before image of the inside of a stained mug, a during image of it with soapy water, and an after image with it clean

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! Natural, biodegradable, effective and easy to use! I have multiple Hydro Flasks and reusable water bottles, the oldest ones being six years old. I use to have trouble cleaning out the lingering scents from the liquids they hold, so I have them designated for coffee/tea only, water only, wine only, etc. Got these cleaning tablets. Popped one into my horribly-stained tea/coffee Hydro Flask overnight. And it was scentless and cleaned in the morning!" —Kat

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $8.

    25. A subscription to EveryPlate, an affordable, easy-to-use meal kit service that you can customize to your needs instead of eating the same freezer pizza every night (it ... me).

    A plate of breaded chicken, green beans, and toast

    With the subscription, you can specify whether you want servings for two or four people, and whether you want three, four, or five meals per week. Each meal arrives with all of the fresh ingredients you need and easy-to-follow instructions. You can select your meals from the site's Weekly Menu, which shows up to three weeks in advance and includes 13 meals, along with the list of ingredients and instructions so you can peruse them in advance.

    Promising review: "Not only are the recipes easy to follow with a minimal amount of cleanup afterwards, but the food is delicious!" —David Sirota

    Get it from EveryPlate for $4.99/serving.

    26. An insulated weatherproof and soundproof strip that easily sticks to the outer rims of your door — not only will it minimize noise getting in from outside the room, but it will keep air conditioning from escaping out of the cracks of your door *and* prevent drafts from coming in under it, saving energy and $$$.

    Promising review: "JUST WHAT I NEEDED! This weatherstrip worked great for me. It came in two attached strips with an adhesive backing. The strips can be separated as needed. It was easy to peel the backing and install the strips. I installed both strips on the door casing where the door meets it when closed. It immediately stopped the draft that was coming in around the door." —RH in TN

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97 (available in two colors).

    27. A selfie ring light, so you can finally stop feeling self-conscious on game night Zoom calls where all your friends look well-lit enough to live with the Kardashians and for some reason your apartment looks like a medieval dungeon.

    A lit selfie ring on a tripod pointing at a reviewer's desk set up

    You can either use this with your phone mounted just under the light for FaceTime or TikTok, or if you're calling or filming from a laptop, you can set up the tripod or the light on your desk behind the screen. Boom, fancy lighting.

    Promising review: "I do a lot of filming, I have a YouTube channel and I teach singing online. I can't often face a window, which is the preferred way to get good lighting, because I need my piano in front of me to film my videos. I also have professional video lighting, but this light is easy to set up and a great addition to my gear. It is portable, has adjustable colors (I prefer the blue, most natural light) and dims, too. It has an excellent smart phone attachment to hold your phone safely on the telescoping stand, and I've used this attachment on a mic stand instead as needed. It can pivot for horizontal or vertical placement. The tripod stand is of course adjustable, and since the light is so lightweight, you can put it on a table near you very easily." —ganini

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    28. A bottle of wood polish that will make your all your scuffed-up cabinets and hardwood floors look brand spanking new, even if you're pretty sure the damage is older than you are.

    A damaged wood cabinet in a before pic, and an after pic without any scratches or wear and tear

    Promising review: "Our kitchen cabinets had the finish nearly worn off of them as well as many scratch marks from a dog that previously lived here. It made them look dirty and faded and gave our whole kitchen a very gross feel. I had my doubts that something could work this well, but saw some people's photos and thought I would give it a try. It really does work! It doesn't remove the scratches, but blends the colors so you can't see them as well. It was very easy to apply. Just wipe it on with the grain of the wood and then wipe it dry. The results are immediate. It's very satisfying to see something old and faded come to life again. I've refinished wood furniture before and know how time consuming that can be. I wish I'd known about this stuff a long time ago! You can see in the before photo, I just did one cabinet door (the left one) and got a picture so you could see the comparison side by side." —Jessica

    Get a bottle from Amazon for $9.68 (available in nine finishes).

    29. A power scrubber brush you can attach to a DRILL (!!) that basically does all of the hard grime-busting for you, so you don't have to have sore arms for a week just because you dared to wipe down the shower.

    one of the brushes attached to a drill next to a shower pane with half still fogged up and the other super clear

    Promising review: These brush attachments are absolutely FABULOUS! I was looking for ways to clean a 20-year-old shower without having to spend hundreds of dollars to replace it. I saw a homemade version online so I searched and found the Drillbrush. A drill and some cleaner later and the shower looks brand new! So easy and no muscle strain! The toughest part was waiting for the drill battery to recharge so I could continue the transformation from dingy to DANG that looks great! The different sizes get into all angles of the shower. I will never scrub by hand again! Can't wait to try it on other surfaces!!" —Carrie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six colors).

    30. 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

    Promising review: "My skin is dry, I suffer from hang nails, chew my dry cuticles, they tear, etc etc etc. I've tried SO many products over the years, with no real results. Finally bought this after a BuzzFeed list recommended, and I have to say, the buzz ahem is REAL. This stuff is easy easy easy, smells good, absorbs quickly, and my nails are effortlessly tidy and growing and looking best of my life!" —MsTerry

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    31. A self-grooming cat toy so your cat can have a time ~feeling themselves~ and you can have an even better not finding hairballs all over your bedroom and whipping out the vacuum every three days.,

    You can easily mount this toy to a flat wall or a corner using the adhesive strips included, and even comes with a little bit of catnip you can put in it to initially attract 'em.

    Promising review: "My cat Gambino Bambino would let you brush him bald!!! He loves to be groomed and comes running whenever the brush comes out. Though we love to accommodate, I know he wanted more. He was constantly rubbing his cheeks and ears on the corner of our walls to get even more scratching. I finally came across this product and knew he would love it! It took a little convincing but once he got a hang of it he’s been loving it! We have one in the living room, one in the kitchen, one at the top of the stairs and one in the guest room! He is having a great time!!! Very easy to put together and place on the wall." —T. Mangiacarina

    Get it from Amazon for $4.49.

    32. A 42-page Rocketbook Fusion reusable notebook to cut down on paper waste and keep you efficient and organized no matter what your style happens to be. This notebook includes lined and grid pages in addition to planner, calendar, and brainstorming pages, so it pretty much covers any of your needs.

    A model writing in the planner page of a Rocket notebook

    It works the same way all their products do — you can write on its pages the way you would a regular notebook, upload the page onto your devices, and wipe the notebook clean with water to use all over again.

    Promising review: "I love my Rocketbook! I'm a college student who readily takes 8-12 pages of notes in each of my six classes, and this book is just what I needed to stop carrying around several 2-inch binders loaded with paper! The book is sturdy and stands up well to being crammed in a backpack with textbooks and lab gear, with a hard cover and sturdy spiral design. The app allows you to pick the destinations for your scans when uploading your notes or figures. But it also lets you search by key terms to find notes about specific topics! The clearer your handwriting is, the better, but I don't have the most neat writing myself and I have no issue using the search function. The Frixion pens are also wonderful to write with – just make sure you give them the 10-15 seconds to dry before flipping the page to avoid smudges. And if you do smudge it's okay, because you can quickly erase and rewrite any mistakes. Wiping the pages clean after I'm done uploading is also very easy, and gives me a chance for one last review of my notes. Just use the included towel and a little water and it looks brand new! And now for the best part – environmental consciousness! This book has already saved me from going through REAMS of paper in the month that I've been using it. I also didn't have to buy the binders and dividers that go along with my old organizational style. Every little act of sustainability helps, and the Rocketbook's reusability makes it a much more impactful buy. Get this notebook!" –Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $37 (available in eight colors).

    33. A dual hair dryer and brush that'll dry your hair as you style it, cutting your prep time in half and giving your locks an incredible amount of volume and shine.,

    Promising review: "I was trying not to get my hopes up based on all the positive reviews, but holy moly, this dryer brush is amazing! I feel like I’ve missed out on years of great hair up until now. I have long, fine hair that needs some extra help to get more volume. I’ve typically relied on volumizing dry shampoo and not washing every day to do that — which has helped a lot but felt like I was missing a step when drying my hair. I could never manage the professional-looking blowout...until now! I even have setting curlers and am using Boldify spray. It is easy to use, even on my first try. The settings are easy to access, and no worries about hitting the switch because you twist instead. It dries fast and isn’t too loud. I love it and will be using it from now on!" —Lacey Dias

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99 (available in three styles).

    34. A fast-acting carpet spot-removing spray to take care of those miscellaneous stains from a previous tenant or that not-so-miscellaneous time you spilled half of the red sauce from your leftover noodles facedown on the floor.

    Promising review: "WOW! A must-have for any home. My carpet had some mystery stains that other stain remover products could not budge. I had resigned myself to never having them any better, until I found this product. It was very easy, spray it on, then put a paper towel on top and it disappears. Seriously! There were a couple that I had to go back for a second time, but after having lived with these carpet blemishes for years... I was more than happy. I even used it on a cushion, you don't have to worry about harmful chemicals. You also get a lot of cleaner for your money, I was surprised at how big the bottle was, and you do not need to use lots when you apply, so this will last a very long time." —Malm

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    35. A set of super chic reusable, washable mesh bags so you can cut down on paper and plastic bag usage *and* look hecka cute while you're doing it.


    Promising review: "These are way larger than they appear. They hold so much stuff. Great colors, throw in the washer to clean. Compact and easy to carry in my purse for those shopping trips. Great value and price for a set of five." —MAKneeland

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $14.98.

    36. An electric wine opener, because TBH, nobody has time to lament a cork getting stuck in their bottle and Google a bunch of hacks to fix it anymore. This rechargeable bb will safely pop it open in six seconds without any of the hassle.

    The tube-shaped metal wine opener next to a bottle of wine it just uncorked

    Promising review: "I bought this for my mother, who has limited mobility and has been isolated due to the quarantine. The first time she used it she texted me with so much enthusiasm because of its ease-of-use. The next time I got to see her she couldn’t wait to show me how easy it was. Now I’m ordering one for myself as well!" —Stormy Dee

    Get it from Amazon for $24.30.

    37. A set of nifty color-coded cutting mats with lil' cartoon labels so you won't accidentally cross-contaminate your ingredients. These may look like humble mats, but they're equipped with a waffle back to prevent counter slippage, flexible but tough against knives, and even wash up beautifully in the dishwasher.

    Yellow, blue, red, and green mats with different food labels

    Promising review: "Oh man, do I love these. We use them heavily — usually at least one of them is used for cutting daily. They're thick, NOT easy to cut through, and really easy to clean. Once a week, I put them all in the sink with a tablespoon of bleach in the water, and ta-da — sanitized! I've had friends buy cheaper versions of these mats, but they always end up having to go back and re-purchase something else. Not with these! You'll love them!" —Lisa Gergets

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $14.99.

    38. A bottle of Olaplex hair repairing treatment you can use to reduce breakage and strengthen locks. A lot of people are swearing by it after bleaching their hair for new quarantine looks — this helps make it all soft, so your new mermaid hair can shimmer the way it deserves!!

    A reviewer with dry bleached hair and an after shot of the bleached hair soft again

    Promising review: "Bleached my hair during quarantine and got it to lift to a level 10 for the white ash blonde. The whole process made my hair felt like straw and super dry. The texture of my hair was really crunchy and hard to comb out, but Olaplex brought it back to life again. Left No. 3 on overnight and it changed my hair back to feeling normal. This stuff is amazing for bleached hair! I should have just went straight to this product in the first place." —Amazon Customer

    *Another* promising review: "I loved everything about this! It was easy to use (no heat) and my hair styled perfectly! Even the next day I got compliments! During the COVID19 quarantine my hair became dull and brittle. This instantly restored the bounce and shine. I’m terrible at blow-drying.... but this made me look like a professional stylist!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    39. A heavy duty grout cleaner you only need to let sit for 10 minutes before you scrub the dirt and grime from all those sneaky crevices like it's your superpower.

    a before image of dark grouts on white tile and an after image of the grout restored to white

    Promising review: "I never leave reviews on Amazon but this grout cleaner definitely deserved a review. I tried three other cleaners before buying Grout-eez and they did nothing but waste my time and money. Grout-eez got my grout perfectly clean in no time, plus it was easy to use and no odor. I'll never use another grout cleaner." —Tyler

    Get it from Amazon for $22.95.

    40. A detangling brush with an easy-to-hold handle that's so effective on all hair types that it's amassed over 4,000 5-star reviews on Amazon — people swear by it for detangling fast without pulling and damaging hair, so you'll win back those ten minutes you usually spend going "ow OW ow ow" in front of the mirror each morning.

    It also works on wet *and* dry hair, so you don't have to time out your brushing.

    Promising review: "I was really skeptical when I bought this brush, wondering if it was really going to work on super curly, easy-to-get-tangled hair. It has exceeded my expectations and I can't believe how awesome it actually works. This is great for thick, curly, hard to untangle hair. It doesn't get caught in the snarls and it is so easy to brush hair now." —Kimber Burks

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88.

    41. A TubShroom, a little gizmo you can stick in your shower drain to catch all your hair before it clogs up your pipes and becomes a living nightmare. The hair coils around it to make it even easier to remove, making it both handy *and* semi-horrifying!

    reviewer image of hair caught in the white tube-shaped TubShroom

    Promising review: "I hardly ever write reviews but this thing is so amazing I had to share. With every shower I take, I shed a TON of hair and (as you can see from the picture) stick it to the wall so that no hair goes down my drain. I thought this method was working out well but my drain was continuing to stop up. I figured it must be my sister's fault since I was so good about not letting any hairs go down the drain, but I went ahead ordered the TubShroom after seeing advertisements on Facebook. I got this thing and after only two showers, it collected a crap ton of my hair that I didn't catch. It really is so easy to install and wipe away the hair, exactly like the videos. Awesome invention and I'm super happy with this purchase!" —Megan K.

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

    42. A glass and ceramic cookware cleanup kit that comes with heavy-duty scrubber, a razor blade, *and* a cleaner specifically designed to get at those caked-on stains, so you can knock it all off in a few minutes and get your Ina Garten game face on in peace.

    A smooth top stove with stains and deposits and an "after" pic of it without any stains

    Promising review: "I’d almost given up on trying to clean up my flat-top stove, but this product has given me hope again. It’s super easy and fast. You just scrape off things first, than apply the liquid, buff it with the scrub they give you, and wipe/scrape clean. It took less than 10 minutes and looked great! I recommend using this regularly on the stove." —Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50.

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