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    41 Products That Helped Reviewers After They Almost Gave Up On A Problem

    "Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down." — Rick Astley, but also these ridiculously effective wax ear plugs and knee stabilizer bands.

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    1. A set of super-comfy wax ear plugs that mold to the shape of your inner ear like putty, fully blocking out snoring noises from your partner (or yelling noises from your neighbors fighting over the Xbox while you're working from home 🙃).

    2. 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.

    3. 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 rest easy with your nightly glass of Pinot knowing you've spared yourself the infamous Post-Wine Headache or allergic reactions.

    4. A set of dishwasher-cleaning tablets you can pop into a cycle with your dirty dishes to wipe out all the extra grime and that funky smell you can never seem to get rid of no matter how hard you try. You don't even need to scrub — these do all the work for you!

    5. A set of Sea Bands, which target an acupressure point on your wrists meant to help reduce nausea. Basically, if you're someone who has motion sickness, morning sickness, migraine nausea, or even nausea brought on by cramps, this may be the thing to take you from 🥴 to 😊.

    Reviewer with gray band on their wrist

    6. A ridiculously popular "cat dancer" toy so both you and your furry bud can break a sweat indoors chasing after it — even if your cat is the kind who usually responds to your attempts to play by being like, "Nice try, hoomon."

    7. 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.

    8. A set of affordable, highly popular (seriously, these have over 160,000 popular reviews) wireless Bluetooth earbuds that'll *gasp* actually fit your ears — each comes with four different size ear pieces to find your ideal fit. Now you can multitask 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.

    9. 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.

    10. 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

    11. 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.

    12. 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

    13. Essence's Lash Princess mascara to restore length to your lashes without have to spring for falsies. Bonus: This is buildable, so you can add extra volume with each swipe without it getting clumpy.

    A reviewer with long lashes holding up the mascara

    14. 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

    15. 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.

    16. 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

    17. An earwax removal kit, so you don't have to wait until your yearly physical for your doctor to be like "um WHOA" and fix it for you. This is quicker, easier, and will be a huge relief for those of us waxy individuals who sometimes wake up in the morning with an ear so fully clogged up that it feels like you're underwater.

    Reviewer holding up the small bottle of ear wax removal aid

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. A five-year One Line a Day journal so you can get past the hurdle of being too tired or intimidated by the idea of all-out ~journaling~, and still have something to meaningfully preserve your memories or state of mind over time.

    21. A reliable wireless charging pad to unclutter your desk — TBH, this thing charges so many of your gadgets it may end up being the only one you'll ever need.

    A model placing a phone down on a wireless black charging pad

    22. A memory foam seat cushion for your tushy so good at relieving pressure from your tailbone and back that you might not even realize how *much* of a problem you have with your current chair setup until you get that sweet, sweet relief.

    gray memory foam seat cushion on a rolling office chair

    23. A bunch of Miracle-Gro "food spikes" so spookily good at their job they can bring plants back from the brink of death, and then will continuously feed them for 30 to 60 days as a bonus.

    A model pushing a green pellet into a potted plant's soil

    24. A glare-free Kindle Paperwhite that not only can hold thousands of books, but will let you read them the *chef's kiss* way you like best — you can customize with all your favorite fonts and layouts, and organize your virtual shelves to your precise standards. Bonus — its charge lasts weeks (plural!!), and it's waterproof, so you can take this bb in the bathtub 🍷.

    25. A battery-operated depiller you can use to restore nice sweaters, bedding, and upholstery so instantly it'll feel like you cast a time spell back to the first day you bought 'em.

    26. 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.

    27. A smudge-proof 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).

    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

    29. 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

    30. A bottle of dandruff shampoo designed to gently relieve flaking, scaling, and itching from dandruff from the very first wash.

    A reviewer image of their scalp with dandruff, and an after shot of their scalp without it

    31. 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 leave your skin feeling smooth as heck.

    32. 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.

    33. A produce saver storage container designed to keep your fruits and veggies fresh way longer, so you can finally stop surrendering to the race against time when your produce goes bad faster than you can finish it.

    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.

    35. A bottle of Olaplex hair-repairing treatment you can use to reduce breakage, strengthen locks, and restore curls. A lot of people swear by it after bleaching or dyeing their hair, too — this helps make it all soft after the treatment dries it out!

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

    36. A ring size adjuster for loose rings, a comfy money saver in the long run for anyone whose fingers are in between sizes and doesn't want to shell out $$$ to get everything resized.

    37. A set of Bottle Bright tablets so you can tackle all those caked-on stains in your bottles, travel mugs, and even coffee makers without scrubbing them into eternity and wasting a bunch of water.

    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

    38. A compression foot sleeve to help manage heel pain and plantar fasciitis that you can sneakily wear right under your socks. The compression is so effective that even reviewers with chronic pain swear by them!

    Reviewer in a black compression sock that covers from the bottom of the toes to the top of the ankle

    39. A detangling brush with an easy-to-hold handle that's so effective on all hair types that it's amassed over 31,000 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.