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    54 Products With Before And After Pictures That Will Soothe Your Soul

    There are products that solve problems, then there are products like these that solve problems *and* have the receipts.

    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 selfie ring light complete with three light settings, 10 brightness settings, *and* and an adjustable tripod stand so the next time you're like, "Zoom chat, Zoom chat, endless call, who's the best lit of them all?" The answer will be *you*.

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    Promising review: "I love how portable this light is! As a freelance makeup artist, I carry a lot. This light definitely lightens my load *and* helps in dark spaces. I was pleasantly surprised with the option to have either warm light or cool light. I also love the iPhone holder so I can even capture video as I work! Just a heads-up, you need to 'twist' each section to make the stand stay put and you need to bring a plug that a USB wire can plug into. So worth the money!" —Veronica N.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    2. A red wine stain-removing spray so effective at picking up both old and new red wine stains from carpets, couches, towels, and fabrics that Olivia Pope would probably buy stock in it.

    A before image of a red wine-stained plush blanket and an after with the wine stain completely gone
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    Promising review: "This product blew my mind. We had tried everything to get rid of this wine stain including white wine and pouring salt all over it. After spraying it with wine away, it completely disappeared in less than five seconds — and it smells like oranges! It also worked when I spilled coffee on the carpet a few days later." —Mattan Griffel

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    3. A set of itty bitty dermaplaning razors you can use to gently remove lil' eyebrow 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.

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

    Promising review: "I had been getting a professional lip and chin waxing every three weeks for the past 10 or more years. I was VERY nervous about switching to shaving. After all, we have been indoctrinated with the idea that shaving will only make things worse. I did some research online, and read over and over that shaving does not make hair get darker or grow faster. Of course, unlike waxing you are cutting it off at the skin line, not pulling it out below the skin line. I finally tried shaving, and I love it. I still pluck stray hairs regularly (as I did with the waxing), and shave about every two weeks. I can determine when I need it, and I don't have to let the hair grow out to a certain length, as I did with waxing. Saving money, saving time, and looking better more consistently, What's not to like?"Deb

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    4. An all-purpose car upholstery cleaner so you can go ham on the interior of your car and lift up all the stains in one deeply satisfying go.

    A before pic of a stained, grimy cloth car interior and and after pic of it without stains on it anymore
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    Promising review: "Holy moly, how did I never know that this existed?? This cleaner is nothing short of a miracle!! My backseat bench has been dirty with mystery stains now for at least a decade, stains that were created by little kids, various passengers, cargo, who knows. I tried EVERYTHING to get out the hazy, dirty staining on my charcoal colored seats to no avail. Hot water and soap, alcohol based rubs, carpet cleaners, fabric cleaners — literally EVERYTHING plus lots of elbow grease. I grew frustrated and resigned that my car will look like a dump forever. Then I started doing some research and came upon this cleaner. Many reviews stated it was the best thing ever, car sites named it their top choice etc, I decided its worth a last-ditch try and boy I am so glad I did! It took four to five sprays, some minor agitating and rubbing with a broad brush, wipe off with the enclosed cloth and whaddaya know?? POOF! STAINS GONE! I simply can't believe how easy this was and how pain free, I will go tomorrow and clean ALL my car seats! I highly recommend this, it’s the bomb." —Manddun

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    5. A dual-sided device cleaner with two sides — one with an antimicrobial-treated cleaning solution to clear off the grime, and another with a soft polishing buffer to make it gleam. It's almost like you never used it as a midday snack tray!!

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    One side dispenses a cleaning solution that kills bacteria, and the other side polishes the surface off so it looks nice and shiny.

    Promising review: "Saw a friend at work using this; she showed me and I had to have one. I wasn't disappointed. Gets all the gunk off my phone, iPad, computer screens, and my kids' Kindles. Getting these for gifts this year. Awesome." —kevin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    6. 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!

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    Promising review: "Saved me from buying a new dishwasher!I have to admit that I was skeptical that this product was actually going to do anything. I’ve noticed my dishwasher wasn’t cleaning dishes very well lately, and I did everything I could to get it working properly again, but was ready to finally give up and buy a new dishwasher. I bought these tablets thinking they were designed to eliminate odors, but I was willing to give them a shot before buying a whole new dishwasher. I put one in the bottom of the dishwasher last night per the instructions and woke up to completely clean dishes for the first time in weeks. They look perfect. I don’t know why these tablets work but they absolutely did and I am a happy customer!" —B. Turner

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.98.

    7. O'Keeffe's Working Hands Hand Cream, an affordable concentrated moisturizer for dry, cracked, or bleeding hands that actually *does* all the stuff the high-end brand names claim they're going to do.

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    Psst — a lot of reviewers also swear by this for relieving eczema!

    Promising review: "My hands suffer every winter with not only dryness, but also cracking around the fingertips. I've tried many creams, lotions and paint on products that would work temporarily, if at all. I saw a commercial for O'Keeffe's Working Hands Cream and read many, many reviews on the the product. I've tried it and all I can say is that it's a miracle. The dryness has left my hands and my fingertips are well on the way towards healing....and this is after only two days of use. I wish I had found it years ago. It would have saved me lots of pain, agony and money." —Desert D.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.55.

    8. Plus the ~foot~ version, O'Keeffe's Healthy Feet Foot Cream — not only will it save money from pedicures, it will get you the results you want in a much gentler, gradual way than other foot solutions.

    Images of a reviewer's dry, cracked heel on day one with improvements by the second week and a smooth heel by the fourth week
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    Promising review: "Significantly cuts down on the dry skin on my feet and subsequently saves me money on visits to the nail salon. I don't need to get pedicures as after because this cream keeps my skin so soft and hydrated! It took a couple of nights in a row of application to see a significant change in the dry skin, but keep applying and you will see a difference." —Kathleen M.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.52.

    9. A set of heavy duty wipes that are most definitely not here to play — they're basically the paper towel version of The Rock, and can lift up stains on anything from grease to permanent marker to nail polish. Bonus: they're tough on stains, but the aloe vera in them makes them super gentle on skin!

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    Promising review: "This stuff really is magical! When we moved into our house, the previous owners did a horrible job of cleaning the stainless-steel appliances. There were permanent run marks going down the front that I could not remove....and I tried EVERYTHING. I should note that I’m not actually positive that these appliances are true stainless steel or just manufactured to look like that. I wanted to cry tears of joy after wiping down the dishwasher because I had been looking at those awful run marks for three years and they were finally gone! The whole tub is worth it for that appliance alone. As of now, I’ve only used it in the kitchen, but I plan on using it the next time I clean out my car, too. If it looks half as good as I think it will, I’ll be a customer for life!" —MayBae

    Get a pack of 90 from Amazon for $13.98.

    10. An internet-beloved pet urine stain-removing spray that instantly tackles both old and new stains *plus* the yucky smell, so you can enjoy the new quality time you might be getting with your pet without sacrificing your carpet and/or your nostrils.

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    Promising review: "I don’t know how I ever survived without this. There’s tons of 'pet stain/odor remover' products out there, but this by far is the absolute best. I cringed paying the $20 for it when others are between $5-$10, but I have NO ISSUES paying now. I foster dogs, some puppies, some older, some not house broken and every room in my house is carpeted except the kitchen which means I have lots of accidents. I spray enough to saturate if it’s a lot of urine, let it soak for 10 minutes then wipe it up with a hand towel. Then I put a larger towel on top of it if it’s in a high traffic area until it’s completely dry. It’s taken out every stain and more importantly the odor is gone! I will never stop buying this product. I recommend it to everyone who has dogs!" —Shelley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    11. A portable paw cleaner with soft silicone bristles to help gently remove mud and dirt from your doggo's paws after they frolic with the local squirrels. All you have to do is add a little water to it, insert your dog's paw, twist, then pat the paw dry and repeat.

    dog's muddy paw next to a pic of the same paw clean
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    Psst — lots of reviewers mention that their dogs seem to really like the feeling of the silicone bristles!

    Promising review: "My yard is an absolute mud pit! I tried everything to clean my two German Shepherds' paws. This is the only thing that works! The silicone bristles must feel good on their paws because they actually stand still and let me clean them. The only complaint I can say is that it hurts your back after a while leaning over them, but I will take that any day rather than cleaning my floors 100 times! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a solution to their pup's muddy paws!" —Kendra Frankovsky

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three sizes and six colors).

    12. A bottle of Elizavecca Hair Treatment, an Olaplex "dupe" repairing mask infused with collagen ingredients and protein extracts that will help restore hair health and reduce shedding. All you gotta do is apply it on wet hair after a shampoo, wait five minutes, and rinse it out.

    Before and after image of a BuzzFeed editor's hair, with the after image looking much shinier and curling more
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    Promising review: "This product leaves my hair soft and silky every time I use it. It’s a miracle product. There isn’t much a scent, which is fine. It only takes a small pea sized amount. When I first purchased this product my hair was very dry and I had just been to the salon where the stylist commented that she could tell I colored and blew my hair dry often, not exactly something you want to hear, so I had a salon treatment done. My stylist, of course, suggested I come back more often and pay the exorbitant price of the salon every other week. I don’t think it was all that horrible but it was dry. I found this product on Amazon and used it instead. I’m really glad I did bc it’s saved me a ton of money. I don’t write many reviews but I really think this is worth sharing with other people and it’s also worth letting the company know they’re coming across with a great product." —Laura's things

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Elizavecca hair treatment for more deets!

    Get a bottle from Amazon for $7.40.

    13. 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
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    Promising review: "I've been eyeing these for a few months and finally caved.. Man do I regret not picking them up as soon as I saw them! They work GREAT! We rent an apartment that has a 30+ year old shower/tub. I've used everything from abrasive powders, gels that sit to most recently the bathroom magic erasers and nothing really got the grime out. These WORK and they work fast. Ten minutes with my handy drill and the shower has never been cleaner. I love that I don't have to throw money out on cleaning products anymore and that I can be a little more environmentally friendly with no waste and no chemical cleaners! Just a little dish soap, baking soda and a spin of the brush. If you're on the fence, just buy them!" —Becky Adie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six colors).

    14. 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 cursing the sludge gods for claiming yet another one of your precious coffee vessels.

    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
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    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting Hydro Flask coffee mug; I tried everything — bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING — and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER Hydro Flask to replace it. Eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand-new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much that I used it on another Hydro Flask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $8.

    15. 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.

    reviewer's before pic with yellow teeth and then after pic with much whiter teeth
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    Promising review: "So I was on the verge of spending a crap ton of money for dental whitening, and when I found this product I thought I’d give it a try. As a former smoker/avid coffee drinker among other things, my teeth were neglected for YEARS. I began taking care of hygiene again but my teeth weren’t lighting up. Now, ONE WEEK of using this (along with brushing) and my teeth are becoming WHITER. This product saved me well over a $200+. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!" —JC

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $17.99 (clip "$2 off" coupon on product page for this price).

    16. 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 summer produce goes bad faster than you can finish it.

    on the left, a wrinkled strawberry labeled "From Original Container" and on the right, a fresh-looking strawberry labeled "Stored in Produce Saver"
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    Promising review: "I've been using this container for a number of months and decided it's finally time to write a review. We eat a lot of broccoli and I used to find myself running to the grocery store every few days to get another head of broccoli. With the safer-at-home guidelines in place I've had to reduce my grocery store visits to once every seven to 10 days. I am sure glad I have this container because I can put two, sometimes three, heads of broccoli inside and they last the entire time between shopping trips. Previously they wouldn't last that long." —Amazon Customer

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

    Get it from Amazon for $12.53 (available in various sizes and sets).

    17. A set of bed bands to lock your fitted sheets neatly into place once and for all, so you don't wake up tangled so deeply in them it looks like you picked a fight with some microfiber.

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    Promising review: "I have a pillow top and pillow bottom queen-sized bed that is a little too small for king sheets and with queen sheets I have battled to keep the sheets from popping off. I have tried everything! I was about to try to customize some king sheets because it was so frustrating. Then I saw this product advertised on Facebook in one of those posts about the amazing products that people love. So I figured it was worth a try. It works. I was shocked. My sheets have not popped off once. I ordered this in February and it is May now---and they have not popped off once! They used to pop off EVERY .... SINGLE... NIGHT. To say this is life-changing is not an exaggeration. Such a relief to be able to sleep through the night without ending up in rumpled sheets." —TinkerbellAPixie

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.99.

    18. 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
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    Promising review: "It's a miracle! I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. A friend recommended a nail strengthener they saw on QVC. It was quite pricey and I wanted to make sure it was worth it so I read the reviews. One of the comments said just buy Solar Oil. Since it was much more affordable than the QVC stuff, I tried it. I bought it in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month 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 four 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.

    19. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend soft cleansing liquid and scouring cloth to take care of caked on stains *without* scratching surfaces, so your stove won't look like there was a literal cat fight on it when you try to clean it.

    before and after image of stove with caked on burnt food stains and without
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    I'm talking stainless-steel appliances, pots and pans, shower stalls, sinks, tubs —and everything's going to gleam like the day it was first born.

    Promising review: "I had a chemical stain in kitchen sink from a clogged drain. I tried everything for a year to get rid of it. I saw this product being used on a video to get their stain out and it worked for them. I purchased and this stuff was working like magic. The sink drain was real black. I poured this on and left a half hour. When I wiped with sponge I could not believe the black was not stainless-steel color. I did go over the other sink stain a few times and the stains were gone. So happy I do not have to replace the sink." —Liberty

    Read BuzzFeed's full review of Bar Keeper's original formula and the soft cleansing liquid for more deets!

    Get a bottle + a scouring sponge from Amazon for $18.99.

    20. A wood polish and conditioner to 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.

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    Promising review: "I put this stuff on and holy moly did it work. All the dry spots just absolutely disappeared. The wood looks gorgeous — like new. I was so sure that I was going to have to do some sanding if I wanted the wood to ever look good again, so to say this saved me a ton of labor is an understatement." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 16-ounce bottle from Amazon for $14.60.

    21. 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, promote healthier hair growth at the source, *and* cut down on expensive shampoo use, since it'll create suds a lot more effectively.

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    Promising review: "It's become a necessity in my routine. I bought this product a few months ago and I love it. I have used it every shower since then — it gives you a nice, comfortable massage on your scalp, creates tons of suds (so I've been saving on shampoo), and it seems to give my hair more body than normal!" —Kristi M. Kleniec

    Get it from Amazon for $8.59+ (available in three colors).

    22. A mold and mildew removal gel you can leave on the offending spots for six hours, then wipe away like nothing nefarious ever grew there in the first place.

    A moldy corner of a bathroom and an after pic with the mold all gone
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    Promising review: "Wow! After YEARS of elbow grease and zero results, I tried this stuff before giving up and stripping the old caulking from the top of my shower. I’m so glad that I did, too! I mean, look at these results! Granted, it was on for about eight hours instead of six because I forgot about it, but the black mold/mildew just rinsed away — no scrubbing at all! STOKED! Super easy to use, too!" —Nice marmot!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    23. A durable 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.

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    Other reviewers note that this was effective enough that they didn't have to use mouthwash nearly as often to combat odors!

    Promising review: "I have been through multiple tongue cleaners that are plastic, and they have two things in common: they miss spots on the tongue, and they BREAK. This one gets ALL the tongue and are solid and easy to use and WILL NOT BREAK. It really is stainless steel! I've already ordered a second one for my travel kit. Buy this tongue cleaner and you will be happy and save money. I rarely write reviews, but this tongue cleaner merits my taking time to tell others." —COLORADO

    Get it from Amazon for $7.45.

    24. 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
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    Promising review: "This is the perfect tool to invest in to maintain soft and healthy feet in between pedicures. It has saved me lots of money because I'm able to space out my pedicures more often now. I've found the best results are when I use it after I shower and then I moisturize when I'm finished. I would recommend going easy the first couple times because it's difficult to know how much callus/skin you're actually removing in the moment. Highly recommend though!" —Nikki Moody

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

    25. A bottle of the *constantly* out of stock Glossier Solution, an exfoliating skin perfector formulated with three acid groups to "unglue" dead skin from your face to free your pores at last. Reviewers mention it making a big difference in redness and pore reduction over time.

    before-and-after of a model's face showing redness and bumps compared to hardly any redness and much less bumps
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    Promising review: "This was a first time try for me. I LOVED IT. I am 30 now and i started getting hormonal acne. I tried everything, creams, different face washes, treatments, etc. This has helped so much. First time use, I noticed a difference. The red bumpy hormonal acne was starting to calm down. I kept using it and it kept making my skin smoother and finally the other treatments were able to work. I really recommend this product for skin renewal and acne. Glossier products are fairly priced and the shipping came on time. HOLY grail product found!" —Helena K.

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    Psst — read more about why BuzzFeeders think Solution is totally worth your money for more deets!

    26. A set of light-dimming stickers you can stick on all the LED lights blasting their glow like tiny UFOs in your room at night. They come in a pack of all different sizes, so you can find the perfect ones to match your gizmos and finally get the restful sleep you deserve every night.

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    Promising review: "I wish I'd had these for the last 15 years. If you have electronics in your bedroom and hate the light they put out, this is what you're looking for. Now all my chargers are nice and dim, my Bluetooth audio device no longer guides ships safely to shore, and I can leave my amplifier on a sleep timer without planes headed into the nearby international airport mistaking it for runway lights." —J.G. Kerns

    Get a set from Amazon for $5.99.

    27. 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
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    Promising review: "I’m not one to leave a review about many products but I saw a review on this product that made me buy it and I thought it wasn’t only fair to pay it forward! I’ve dealt with horrendous ingrown hairs for years! I’ve tried everything to minimize them, expensive wax packages and expensive serums and creams, plucking, not shaving — you name it I tried it. This product has literally put everything I’ve tried to shame! For the price too! it was so worth it! I’ve been using it for about a month everyday after I get out of the shower (I saw someone say they put it in a spray bottle to get full use of the product rather than it seeping into a cotton ball 10/10 would recommend) I haven’t gotten an ingrown since and the ones I had healed! The smell is kind of strong but so are the results. I also have pretty sensitive skin and I was worried about using it after I shave/wax, burns a lil bit but it didn’t cause a flare-up. Can’t wait to not be insecure at the beach this summer!" —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44.

    28. A bottle of Goo Gone for banishing all those mysteriously sticky, tough-to-scrub stains, like toothpaste or shampoo residue or the adhesive from stickers (like, say, that "Disney Princess Half Marathon Finisher" bumper sticker the human you're selling your car to could do without).

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    People also swear by this for removing annoying stickers from new products in their kitchens and bathrooms, too!

    Promising review: "I had some decals on the front door of my business that had been there for over seven years that I wanted to remove. When I tried to pull them off, all the adhesive stayed on the window. It smelled awful. I tried everything to get it off the window: vinegar, sponges, Mr Clean Magic eraser, and finally pan scrubbers. I realized I was risking damage to the window, but the adhesive would still there. A client who saw what I was trying to do about the time, recommended Goo Gone. I let my arm rest for the two days it took for Amazon to deliver the Goo Gone. I spread it on with a paper towel, and let it sit for a short period. Then I took a cleaning rag and careful removed the rest of the residue. Easy! Next day I removed another decal. I applied the Goo Gone to the thick adhesive residue, and let it sit. Immediately the odor stopped. Huge benefit! Then as I wiped it off, the residue fell like sticky little worms dropping to the ground. A little more clean up of the floor, and I was done. Now I can feel confident that the new decals will come off just as easy when I need to change them, as long as I have my Goo Gone." —Andy

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    29. A jewelry-cleaning stick with cleansing solution on a brush designed specifically to get in the nooks and crannies of your jewelry as effectively as taking it to a professional.

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    Promising review: "My engagement ring had gotten really dull over time. I hadn't even really realized until I came across a picture of when I first got it and noticed it didn't sparkle anymore at all. Which was what I had loved so much. I tried EVERYTHING. Soaps, soaking it in baking soda and a little vinegar and dish soap, rinsing it, etc and nothing was working. This cleaned it up immediately and completely restored it to its former super sparkly glory! It gets into all the little crevices and clears away all the fogginess. Will definitely purchase again and again!" —Sheila

    Get it from Amazon for $7.60.

    30. 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
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    Promising review: "We bought our cooktop five months ago and it started developing really bad marks and stains. I tried everything to get it off, including baking soda, different detergents, etc. Really thought it was hopeless. We even tried to return our cooktop but because we couldn't we decided to give it one last try. Using the two tool that come with this cleaner we got 100% of the impossible stains off. I could not recommend this product more!!" —luckyrabbit

    Get it from Amazon for $9.41.

    31. A super-soft Makeup Eraser cloth to wipe makeup right off your face with nothing but water and a gentle scrub.

    A reviewer with eye make up and gray lipstick in a before shot, with their face clear of makeup after
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    The washcloth has two sides — one that can wipe off all your makeup with water and a light scrubbing, and another that exfoliates your skin. Plus, all you have to do when you're done using it is wet it and hang it up to dry! No more wasting money on icky washcloths that hurt your skin!!! I can hear your pores singing from here.

    Promising review: "This did exactly what it claims to do, I use some warm water on a little part and my whole makeup comes off, even masacara! I used to always buy makeup wipes and this has saved me so much money. I just throw it in with the laundry and it’s perfect. I’ve been using it for over six months now and it hasn’t failed me at all, it’s worth the money!!" —Sharmin Rahman

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

    32. A heavy duty grout cleaner you only need to let sit for 10 minutes before you can scrub the dirt and grime off your kitchen and bathroom tiles and restore them to their former fancy glory.

    A tiled floor with dirty grouts and an after pic of the grouts completely white
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    Promising review: "We moved into our house a year ago and I’ve been on a quest to clean the grout next to the stove ever since then. I’ve tried everything — store products, DIY solutions, Pinterest recommendations, you name it. As a last resort I got this and holy cow! I left it on for three minutes as a spot test at first and I could already see a huge difference. I then did two more rounds letting it sit for five minutes each. The scent's not bad, it was fine if I had the window open, it was just being down close to it that got me. Seriously, stop looking and buy this." —Britney Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    33. An eyebrow tint to semi-permanently dye your brow hairs for up to six weeks, helping either fill them in or to dye over gray hairs just as effectively as a salon tint would. A lot of reviewers swapped this for doing brow makeup completely.

    Reviewer's brows before the tint, during the tint, and after, to show the subtly more filled in, darker effect
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    Promising review: "Saved me so much money! I used to get my brows tinted every three to four weeks at my friend's salon and loved the way they looked but didn’t love paying $20 each time. I bought this kit and have managed to tint my brows four times with just one capsule and they look great! I also used it to dye my boyfriend's mustache for a costume and it looked pretty good!" —Anna

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95 (available in four colors).

    34. A hard-water stain remover to spare you hours of fruitless scrubbing (and spare your poor eyeballs the cringe of seeing a stain massacre every time you open your shower curtain).

    amazon.com

    It also works on shower doors, windshields, toilets, and tile, so you can get a ton of bang for your buck.

    Promising review: "Had hard water stains on my large glass window in my huge walk-in shower. I tried everything out there for several months. Nothing even touched it. Honestly, we purchased this and laughed at how we were wasting more money. Wow!! It took the stains right off. And it did it fast. We couldn't believe it. I have never been so happy over a cleaner. It doesn't even have a strong smell. I hardly ever write reviews but I had to on this one. One of the girls at work was having the same issue. I let her try it out and it worked for her. And it doesn't take much. I cleaned my entire window and didn't even go past the skinny part on the neck of the bottle." —LORIE LARANCE

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    35. 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. (Feet, as always, are just out here doing the most.)

    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
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This product is amazing and it really works. My husband had athlete's foot (only on one foot) for many years, he tried all the over-the-counter and prescription medications, and nothing worked. His foot was peeling and he would scratch it until it bled. I came across this soap in my search, and one of the reviews gave me hope it would work for my husband. He was hesitant at first, because nothing worked in the past and he had given up on anything working. When he finally tried it, he loved the way his foot felt after. It took about a week or so for us to start seeing the difference. Now, his foot is all clear of the athlete's foot. He's been using it for about two months. I recommend this soap to my friends all the time." —3SpoiledChi’s

    Get it from Amazon for $15.30.

    36. A fast-acting carpet spot-removing spray that'll 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.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "So this stuff is magic, actual magic. When we first adopted our dog more than a year ago, we gave him a rawhide type bone that ended up staining our carpet pretty bad. Right in the middle of the living room with this obvious reddish/brown dark spot. We tried EVERYTHING. Resolve, Clorox, febreze, any carpet spot remover you could imagine. We even bought one of those bissel carpet spot cleaners with the hose and water and stuff. Nothing. Still a big ugly spot. I purchased this and used it ONE FRIGGIN TIME on that spot. The spot is gone. Poof. Just gone. Idk where it went, Idk how it went, but this is what made it go and I am now crawling around my carpet spraying any small little spot and just watching in amazement as it dries up and takes the spots with it. Thank you so much for this magical cleaner. I will never, ever purchase a different carpet spot cleaner again. PS. It’s a larger amount of cleaner than I’ve ever gotten for the price. Totally worth it." —Kristie Kay

    Get it from Amazon for $11.19.

    37. A set of stainless-steel cleaner and polish wipes to give all your impossible-to-clean kitchen appliances that brand-new, streak-free kind of gleam, from the fridge to the stove to the dishwasher.

    A "before" image of a streaked stainless steel fridge and an after image of it without streaks
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Nothing compares to these stainless wipes, I have tried everything! I stumbled upon these wipes and these will forever be part of my cleaning supplies. I can quickly wipe down any surface, follow with a buff of a paper towel and my stainless steel looks brand-new. One wipe can do my entire kitchen making them last." —Crystal M. Saul

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $17.15.

    38. Essence's Lash Princess mascara for instant length so effective and affordable, you might buy them their own airport runway so they can prepare for takeoff.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    Hello, that is my face above, because I bought into the hype of over 35,000 positive reviews and now I will never look back!! Putting it on is like giving my eyelashes butterfly wings. It doesn't get clumpy, it stays put ALL the live long day (I spent the entirety of the hot pandemic summer wearing it, so I can speak to that), and you can apply it on very lightly if you don't want it to look so dramatic, or continue applying for longer lashes each time.

    Promising review: "I have to be honest, for a 'cheap' three-pack mascara, I did NOT have high expectations. These, however, exceeded my expectations and went MUCH MUCH farther. I had been buying a certain $25/tube brand (rhymes with truepique) and I like these just as much!! I’m saving a TON of money and like my lashes just as much." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    39. A carpet and upholstery cleaner with a fabric-safe brush attached to quickly rub all those old mystery stains out of your couches, chairs, and carpets. (I say "mystery" but I fully mean the leftover brownie mix I was eating from the bowl.)

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE this Woolite carpet stain remover with its rubbing brush. We stayed for some weeks at dear friend’s home while we were waiting to move and they were out of town. Their cat had done some nasty things in their rooms. We thought we’d show some of our appreciation by cleaning some of these spots off their light gray carpeting. IT WORKED! THEY NOTICED! THEY LOVED IT! I don’t know about the cat. So we bought this house with white carpets. Who puts in white carpets?? Anyways, we have white carpets. So I bought these Woolite cans and know they will be used and will do a great job." —Sany123

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    40. A chainmail cast-iron pan cleaner that will work wonders for getting rid of food remnants, but won't mess with your beloved seasoning like soap or detergent would.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love using this scrubber with all of my cast iron pans. Have had no problems at all with it stripping my seasoning. After every use of my cast iron I run it under hot water (as hot as my faucet can go) and lightly scrub away any leftover food bits. My seasoning is pretty solid so usually there isn't much to scrub. After use I just toss this scrubber into my dishwasher and its ready to go again for my next meal. Cannot recommend this enough to anyone that is serious about maintaining their cast iron." —Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    41. A makeup brush-cleaning shampoo for brushes, applicators, and makeup sponges that will get them all squeaky clean *without* leaving any oily residue.

    buzzfeed editor's before and after photos of their makeup brushes looking much cleaner after using the shampoo
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    Plus, this environmentally friendly brand comes in tree-free packaging made of cotton and bamboo!

    Promising review: "Best, most affordable brush and sponge shampoo on the market! No joke, I have tried everything; even homemade hacks like dish detergent mixed with olive oil. Nothing works like this brush shampoo. Don't waste your money on the Beauty Blender soap and other big-name brands." —Lily

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (clip the "$1 off coupon" on the product page for this price).

    42. A tin of Cirepil blue wax beads that use a gentle hard wax to easily remove both the coarsest and finest of hairs in a matter of minutes, leaving you with skin so smooth that you're going to have to sit on your hands stop yourself from stroking your underarms and legs in public.

    A before image of a reviewer's underarm hair, then a picture of the blue wax with hair of it, and an after image of the reviewer's hairless underarms
    amazon.com

    This stuff is used in a lot of high end salons, too, so this tin truly pays for itself in "trips not taken to get professional waxed."

    Promising review: "I usually get Brazillian waxes done by professionals, but this time I decided to save money and try to do it myself. I used the Cirepil Blue Wax Tin with my Yeelen hot wax warmer. This wax is literally PERFECT! It takes the hair off and not the skin, it does not hurt one bit. I used it 4.5 weeks after my last Brazillian wax (so hair was 1/4"- to 1/2"-length) and it took off all the hair, it was virtually painless! I will always buy this wax! Also, it does not stain your bathroom, once it dries, it just peels off of things easily. MUST BUY!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    43. A wheel cleaner so effective all your friends will think your old car got body-snatched by a fancy new one with glossy wheels.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "It will take one look from your friends to say 'Did you buy some new wheels?' This stuff is absolutely amazing. For the full effect, dismount your wheel, spray the back. Go do something for 10 minutes. Wash with water, no scrubbing needed. Turn the rim face up, do it again. Do the rest of your rims, and don't forget the tire protectant when you reinstall them. This stuff will handle salt, road tar, off-road dirt and mud — you get it dirty, it comes clean. Where was this stuff when I was racing off-road?" —johnfcon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.37.

    44. A pumice stone to make the inside of your toilet look brand-spanking-new *without* using bleach or harsh products, even if the rings have already thwarted your efforts with the toilet brush.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The guest bathroom toilet had rings around the bowl for eight years that even straight bleach would not remove. I learned about these stones that promise to clean in a short period with no damage to bowl. Hard water stains, calcium buildup, and mold all gone in five minutes." —Amazon Customer

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $8.93.

    45. An easy-to-use root touch up every bit as effective as going to a professional to get it done — it takes 10 minutes to apply, and then gives you even coverage that lasts several weeks. (Take THAT, time-space-hair continuum.)

    Reviewer showing gray roots in hair and same reviewer showing touched up roots that match their dark brown hair
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is my go-to product to save me money so I don't have to go to the salon every month. Buys me a couple of months in between professional coloring. This is really easy to apply and I never have a problem matching whatever shade the salon uses on my hair." —Amanda Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $5.84 (available in 17 colors).

    46. A delightful little tool called the "Bug Bite Thing" that suctions on all kinds of bug bites to reduce swelling, itchiness, and redness brought on by nature's least favorite vampires.

    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 found this on a random ad and though 'there's no way this will work.' Boy was I wrong! How has no one thought of this before? I've used it on bites immediately after the bite and days later. It works every time. The itching is gone after one use, and it doesn't involve using chemicals. And overtime, it saves you money instead of buying itch cream every summer!" —clp4916

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    47. A fireplace cleaner that's like, "Soot stains?? Not on my turf." This quick solution and scrubber deal with smoke residue, soot, ash, dust, and carbon deposits in a cinch.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Unbelievable! My daughter just moved into her first home. She thought she would have to paint her brick fireplace because of the heavy soot stains that had been there for years. We applied the product twice and put in a whole lot of elbow grease, but what a difference! It’s a messy process, but well worth the time and energy." —MM

    Get it from Amazon for $17.02.

    48. 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. Vroom, vroom, pores — you're about to meet your match.

    amazon.com

    People in the reviews are also singing its praises for reducing the size of their pores! And by the way, there are a lot of reviews — this bb has over 13,000 5-star reviews on Amazon. Practically a small nation! Many of them advise mixing the mask with apple cider vinegar for best results.

    Promising review: "Great results, easy to use. Dried my skin out a little but nothing a moisturizer couldn't fix. Amazing results. Shrunk my pores and my face feels like the cleanest it's been in recent memory. Definitely use the apple cider vinegar too." —ian cumings

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    49. A battery-operated depiller you can use on sweaters, socks, and bedding to suck all the gunky fabric up and make your favorite pieces look like they did the day they were born.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Okay, I don’t normally rave about things like this. I bought this on a whim in last attempts to save my favorite duvet cover. The pills had gotten to the point where it was seriously uncomfortable to sleep with them getting all up in my leg space. I thought I was going to have to get a new duvet cover entirely. Along came this lil' baby. Not only is my duvet cover basically brand new, but I have found a new hobby. I’m depilling everything. Sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh. Hi, I’m obsessed. I can’t stop. I should send this back. I’ve started asking if my neighbors need anything depilled. I’m going to buy one of these for everyone in my life. Everyone needs to own this. Take it away from me." —Sydney Jensen

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

    50. 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.

    amazon.com

    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 am so happy I bought this product! I took steroid pain injections (from age 21-23) and the doctor failed to tell me it may cause you to lose hair. That's exactly what happened to me, I started to lose my hair and its thickness. I tried everything from Biotin, B-12, repairing shampoo and conditioners, hair masks, medicated shampoos and nothing was filling in my scalp or giving my hair the thickness like it used to. I decided to try this and it works! My scalp is filling back in and my hair is getting thick! It's a wonderful miracle! I started crying when I saw the results I was so happy! The oil is thick but it does not mean you cannot apply it you just need to really work it in. I usually leave it in overnight because it's easier to get out that way. You can also use other oils if it is too thick for you. It does have a slight smell but I think because it's all organic, but it is not overpowering or that noticeable. I am going to buy this product again and recommend it to other people!" —Angel of Light

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    51. A set of Magic Erasers that yes, you are already well aware of, but are extremely handy for all those miscellaneous, tough-to-deal-with stains. I'm talking those mystery dirty fingerprints on your walls, the skid marks by your door, and — perhaps most usefully — scuff marks on the soles of your shoes.

    amazon.com

    I have big Pam Beesly energy, so I wear white sneakers pretty much every day of my life — I swear by Magic Eraser to get scuff marks out and keep them looking fresh! I never have to get rid of them until the soles are literally falling off because it keeps the scuffs at bay so well.

    Promising review: "For years I have heard about the Magic Eraser. From friends and family, even co-workers. Not sure what took me so long to try it out, but when I did, all I can say is 'WOW'!!! I had embedded stains from makeup and who-knows-what on the bathroom Corian sink which I scrubbed with baking soda, even SoftScrub with bleach, and the stains didn't come all the way out. ONE TRY with the Magic Eraser and BAM! Stains gone. Then I decided to try it on the black toaster oven, where I accidentally left a loaf of bread and the plastic melted into the top. I washed it, rubbed it and used everything I could think of, but that thin layer of plastic wouldn't budge. In comes the Magic Eraser and it came off right away. No kidding. The name says it all, because this stuff is truly magic!" —GDB

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $6.97.

    52. An electric pressure washer with such immediate, satisfying results that OOPS, pressure washing things didn't just become your only hobby, but your last remaining personality trait.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    You can use this bb on cars, fences, patios, decks, driveways, and even boats (listen, I don't know your life).

    Promising review: "I love this washer. It competes with my 2,200 PSI gas-powered pressure washer, which in fact I sold to keep this. But doesn't have the noisy gas engine or the heavy weight. Easy to move around lightweight and has great power. Very quiet. I love all the attachments and the different stream types. The soap dispenser works well. I'm cleaning everything, my deck, my house, the garage doors, the concrete slab. It takes off all the dirt and mold from the old concrete stairs and sidewalk." —Tim S.

    Get it from Amazon for $149.

    53. An effective anti-dandruff shampoo that did not show up to your shower to play. It's formulated with ketoconazole to combat dryness, itching, and dandruff, *and* still be safe for color-treated or chemically-processed hair.

    reviewer's before-and-after of them having a lot of dandruff on their scalp compared to it being completely gone
    amazon.com

    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 of my flakes. My scalp also stopped burning from dryness. My hair has never been healthier." —Moo Moo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    54. An acetone-free soak-off gel nail polish remover you simply apply directly on top of your nails like an extra coat of polish — it bubbles up and shrivels the gel polish, making it easy to remove without all the hassle of going back to a salon or the weird smells of other at-home removal kits.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This product was very easy to use, the smell was not unbearable like other brands I have tried and it was a great value for the money I paid. This product saved me time and money from having to visit the salon to get my gel polish removed when I only had a small blemish on one to two nails." —Tiara

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    All the "befores" in your life about to get some extremely satisfying "afters":

    Disney

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