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    33 Hard-Working Products I Think Deserve A Moment Of Your Time To Check Out

    A gentle pet-grooming brush, AirPod putty cleaners, and more cult-favorite items that get the job done.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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 teeth-whitening pen so you can get your pearly whites in better shape without an expensive dentist appointment. Use this pen for a minute each day to get your teeth four to eight shades whiter and remove stubborn stains. 🦷

    a split image of a reviewer's teeth before and after using the whitening pen

    2. An Onset soap eyebrow kit for fluffy, groomed brows that'll stay in place and go with whatever makeup you're wearing. This eyebrow pomade nourishes baby hairs and gives your arches a natural look without feeling too sticky.

    reviewer showing before, after application, and complete with filled-in brows

    3. A bagless, touchless stationary vacuum so you can bid farewell to flimsy dustpans that make messes worse. Just sweep debris towards this high-tech gadget and it'll instantly suck it up for you.

    4. A cult-favorite vitamin C serum that's like a facial in a bottle. It'll help minimize hyperpigmentation, brighten dull areas, and soften skin. More than 48,000+ people on Amazon gave it a 5-star review for its jaw-dropping results.

    5. A resin book page holder so you don't get a finger cramp if you're reading for long periods of time. This cute tool slides around your thumb and makes flipping through a book a little bit easier.

    hand holds pink resin book page holder in between book resting on legs

    6. A hard-water-stain remover for your shower door, faucet, and toilet bowl that still look grimy, even though you've tried cleaning them a million times. This formula's superpower? It gets to work on tough soap scum, mineral deposits, and water spots that won't budge, so your bathroom can look sparkling again.

    on left: before picture of shower door covered in hard water stains. on right: after picture of same door without water stains

    7. A grooming brush so your shedding doggo can have a shiny, tangle-free coat: It helps (gently!) pull out and catch a ton of loose hairs before they fall out. Your fur baby gets to enjoy a little pampering while you, the happy pet parent, get to keep the couch clean. It's a win-win situation. 🐶

    8. Portable soap paper sheets you'll adore for road trips and running errands, especially if you have to use a public bathroom and there's no soap in sight. Just place one in your hands, drop some water on it to form suds, and your hands will get squeaky clean in seconds.

    9. carpet spot remover spray that'll clean the nastiest stains on your colorfast carpet, rugs, and upholstery. It'll quickly get 'em out without rinsing and vacuuming, plus it doesn't leave a sticky residue behind! 

    A photo showing red food stains completely removed from a carpet and walls
    A before-and-after photo showing a dark stain removed from a car seat's upholstery

    Reviewers love using this to clean their rugs and car seats (as shown in the before and after pictures above). To use, apply it to stains and gently blot the messy area with an absorbent cloth. That's it! 

    Promising review: "When my husband and I moved to our new home three years ago, we had a professional carpet-cleaning service clean our carpets. There were a bunch of dark brown stains that wouldn’t come out no matter how much the technician tried to lift up the stain from the beige carpet in one of the rooms. So I have lived with it for all this time. Then I read a review about this product and decided to try it. Well, I just received it today and was absolutely shocked when the stain was gone after spraying the product onto the carpet and blotting with a cotton towel. By far the BEST carpet stain cleaner I have ever used!!!! I highly recommend it!!! I am so glad that I took a chance and ordered it!" —Mina Goe

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    10. A two-pack of stainless-steel tongue cleaners to top off your daily oral hygiene routine: If your tongue looks grimy and is turning a questionable color, this small tool will scrape away all the gross gunk lodged in it.

    a before and after set displaying a reviewer's tongue after using the tongue  cleaner

    11. A pack of window fly traps because pesky insects won't leave your home. Each clear adhesive sticks to a window and easily captures bugs (flies, gnats, and more), so you don't have to chase 'em down with a swatter or paper towel.

    12. Earring lifts so you can say goodbye to drooping lobes and wear bigger hoops and studs. These little helpers prop up earrings and prevent holes from stretching out. Instead of using standard backs, you can place one of these on each earring for a little assistance.

    13. Peripera Ink Velvet Lip Tint for matte-rich lips that'll last for hours and do not smudge. A pigment-rich formula and a smooth, velvet-like finish will give your lips a soft pop of color that screams "I got my makeup professionally done."

    left image is a woman with a lighter complexion wearing a pink matte lipstick color, middle is another fair-skinned person wearing a different shade of pink and far right is a darker-skinned person wearing a pink lip tint

    14. A Luminoodle LED lighting strip to elevate your TV-watching experience. It provides a backlight setup, so you can enjoy sharper images, better color contrast, and less eyestrain.

    A reviewer's TV: hazier and too bright in some places before, and sharper and clearer with the backlighting after

    15. A foot file so good at gently removing dead skin, you'll gasp at your newly soft heels that were once crusty, calloused, and cracked. If you'd like your feet to be baby-soft again, this cheese-grater-like tool can help you out!

    16. Cleaning putty that looks like orange slime and makes lifting up hard-to-reach debris so much fun. Cookie crumbs, dog hairs, and dust balls lodged in your car vents or computer keyboards will be gone for good. 👏

    17. A 3-in-1 veggie chopper, slicer, and spiralizer so you can have plant-based ingredients ready before cooking. You'll get perfectly diced cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions for every meal 👏.

    18. A Wet & Forget shower cleaner that (gasp) you can literally leave and clean later. Instead of bending over a tub and scrubbing for eternity, all you have to do is apply to the grimy area, go do something more enjoyable, and rinse it away the next day.

    19. A comfy posture corrector to help you slouch less over time. It's designed to help align your back, so you can gradually go from wearing it for 30 minutes to 1–2 hours a day to help improve posture. It's also adjustable, so it won't dig into your chest or shoulders.

    A customer review before and after photo of them wearing the posture corrector

    20. A deep-conditioning mask that'll nourish your dry and color-treated hair. Packed with algae extract and B vitamins, this formula will get to work on your straight, wavy, and curly strands and leave them softer *and* smoother.

    21. A pack of AirPod putty cleaners to carefully remove all the gross gunk from your AirPods. Gently press a flexible square into one of your AirPod speakers, peel it off, and you'll be amazed to see all the earwax it picks up! (Peep at the amazing results below to see just how much earwax and debris could be lurking on your headphones...🤢)

    Blue square with lots of ear wax on it that was removed from an AirPod speaker

    22. A cool pill-removing, pumice-esque stone that'll help revive clothes you always wear. Brush this baby across your fave sweatshirts or sweaters and say buh-bye to bad pilling. They'll look *almost* brand new in no time.

    23. A box of wart-removing pads so you can bid farewell to the annoying, cauliflower-like warts on your fingers and toes. These medicated bandages can be used to treat both finger and plantar warts.

    24. A set of packing cubes to help you organize everything you packed in a crammed suitcase. Pants, shirts, dresses...whatever you're wearing for vacay, these compact containers will hold them all without taking up a ton of space.

    25. A set of shoulder-protecting pads that you can slip right onto bra straps to prevent chafing and digging. If your shoulder is always irritated after wearing a bra, these little tools will be a holy grail and create a comfy barrier between bra straps and your skin.

    26. A cute trash bag you'll appreciate if you drive in your car all the time. It loops around the gearshift and has a waterproof lining, so you can easily throw away snack wrappers, tissues, and more garbage and not worry about leaks or spills. Yes to keeping your vehicle clean on the road!

    The trash can hooked on a gear shift with a boho rainbow pattern on it

    27. A bottle of Drop It that'll remove sulfates and tannins from your glass of vino in just 20 seconds, so you can sip on Chardonnay or Merlot without annoying allergy symptoms or a post-wine-night headache. 

    BuzzFeed editor putting drops into glass of red wine
    The drop it bottle in editor's hand
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    Unlike disposable wine wands, a single bottle of this remover is good for up to 55 glasses of vino. It's recommended that you use one to two drops for a glass of white wine, two to three drops for a glass of red wine, and seven to nine drops for an entire bottle of wine. Just add the proper amount of drops to a glass of wine, gently swirl the wine for 20 seconds, and you're good to drink it!

    Promising review: "I became really sensitive to wine in my 30s and through a lot of trial and painful error, I thought I might have to give up on wine altogether. Then I found out about the preservatives being a possible cause and decided to give this product a shot. So glad I did!! I'm still pretty sensitive to reds but this helps tremendously so that I can have a glass with dinner without a headache immediately settling in. Whites cause me no problem whatsoever! I love that it takes so little product to make a difference to a whole bottle. Just a few drops, a few minutes, and we are good to go." —CastawayIrons

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (also available in multipacks).

    28. An Essence waterproof mascara for wow-worthy lashes that cost less than $5 and won't get flaky. It'll help lift and sculpt lashes, thanks to conic fiber brushes that'll gently coat tiny lash line hairs and add a little volume to them.

    reviewer holds tube of mascara between one eye without mascara and one eye with longer, more fuller lashes after applying mascara

    29. A multipurpose cleaning paste that'll save you so much time — it'll tackle stubborn stains on your stove, bathroom sink, and more messy surfaces. You can even use it to clean dirty pots and pans! No more scrubbing and wiping for hours.

    30. And a cooktop-cleaning kit for the kitchen, because the burned food on your stove is an eyesore and a pain to remove, but this makes it easy! It comes with a bottle of cleaner, a cleaning pad, and a scraper that'll gently eliminate stains without causing damage. 

    Before and after of reviewer's crusted stovetop looking shiny and clean thanks to the cleaner
    Another burner on the same reviewer's stove that had burned on food bits that were totally removed with the cleaner

    Use this trio on a variety of smooth cooktop ranges, including ceramic, glass, halogen, and more!

    Promising review: "I had tried four different cleaners before discovering this one and I wish I would have found it sooner! All of that caked-on liquid that runs out of the pans and burns into the stove top while you’re cooking?? This removes all of it. It doesn’t scratch your glass top stove top and it leaves it looking brand new. I won’t ever buy another cleaner — this is it for me!" —Christine

    Get it from Amazon for $11.47.

    31. A Revlon hot-air brush that'll dry *and* style your do at the same time. Its three heat settings will get to work on wet hair, while its rounded edges and an oval brush design increase volume and curl your ends. Congrats, you've just earned an A in easy styling class.

    Reviewer who has straightened hair of their tight curly hair with the hot air brush
    Another reviewer with natural curly hair