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    24 Products Under $10 With Before-And-After Photos That Are Truly Dramatic

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    1. A foot file so good at gently removing dead skin, you'll gasp at your newly soft heels that were once callused and cracked.

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    Promising review: "I would highly recommend this foot file for anyone looking to safely get rid of foot calluses. I've tried several pumice stones and foot files and none were worth the money, until I found this one. It is professional quality like the ones used in the salons and really gets rid of the dead skin, gradually but noticeably. I use it daily in the shower and my feet are so much softer." —Daisy Lukow

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    2. A rust stain remover that'll tackle the toughest red spots ruining your sink, drain, and shower walls. You'll save $$$ on bathroom repairs in no time.

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    Promising review: "Iron Out was literally spray, spray, and spray, wipe to spread the product evenly, and walk away. It started working almost immediately. I went and made a pot of coffee, played with the dog for a few minutes, and by the time I came back my shower was white! Holy wizardry! Seriously it was more work to clean the mirror over the vanity than to use this product."—Jessica B.

    Get a 16-ounce bottle from Amazon for $4.98.

    3. A conditioning oil to soften damaged cuticles. Its jojoba and vitamin E-rich formula penetrates the nail bed and cuticle area to help restore moisture and strengthen weak nails. No more dryness or brittleness when you want to paint your nails.

    on left, reviewer's peeling nails and dry cuticles. on right, reviewer's same nails without cracking and better cuticles after using conditioning oil
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    Promising review: "I came back to order a second bottle so I thought I should write a review. The oil does wonders for the skin around your nail as well as the nail itself. It definitely has extended the life of my manicure by preventing the cuticle from looking dry and rough. I apply it once every other day and I saw results in two weeks and it's way cheaper than some of the other stuff out there." —Jenna W.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    4. A nine-bin interlocking drawer organizer because it'll basically fit in any type of drawer and keep your bathroom essentials organized. You can arrange it in multiple ways (as shown below) to stash anything from cotton rounds to pill bottles., Amazon / Via

    Promising review: "These organizer bins were just perfect for my needs. I love that I'm not stuck with one configuration, it's so easy to change out a large bin for two or three small bins or vice-versa so the number of different layout possibilities are endless. The bins are super easy to lock together so it's simple to increase the size by interlocking a few more bins or make it smaller by removing a couple bins. The bins are made of a thicker plastic and feel nice and sturdy. I use these in the utility drawer in the kitchen, the drawers in our bathroom vanity and my dressing table. This is my third set and I will be using these to organize some drawers in the garage." —Dee

    Get the nine bin set from Amazon for $12.70 (or $1.44 per bin).

    5. A makeup brush-cleaning egg and shampoo combo to remove leftover makeup from your brushes. Concealer, foundation, and eyeshadow will be history, thanks to this duo that'll gently clean bristles without damaging them.

    A small, ridged silicone egg that fits over a reviewer's finger; it's soapy and so is the brush the reviewer's using. Beneath: A before and after showing a handful of dirty and then cleaned makeup brushes
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    Promising review: "I love these little cleaning eggs! I coupled one with a brush shampoo. It cleaned out loads of product even after I thought they were clean. My brushes are now fresh and soft. I was able to really get my brushes clean without having to be overly rough with them. A solid purchase.

    Tip: hang your brushes upside down to dry to keep the bristles soft and fluffy and allow the bases to fully dry out. (I use an IKEA sock hanger)." —Shadia Elhert

    Get them both from Amazon: the shampoo for $6.99 and the pack of two eggs for $3.99 (that's $10.98 total; sorry it goes over by 98 cents!).

    6. Bottle Bright tablets so you can get rid of gross stuck-on stains in your coffee tumblers. Plop one of these babies in, let them dissolve, and bam, you have a sparkling clean container again.

    reviewers' before, during, and after photos showing a dirty interior, foaming liquid, and a sparkling silver interior with Bottle Bright tablets
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    Promising review: "I had the most disgusting HydroFlask 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 HydroFlask to replace it. Now 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." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8 (also available in a 36-pack).

    7. A matte foundation that'll withstand oily skin *and* provide buildable coverage. Its formula is noncomedogenic (buh-bye clogged pores) and stays on all day long (no reapplying required).

    Before: a reviewer with slightly uneven tones in their skin; after: the reviewer's skin looking very even-toned
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    Promising review: "I love this foundation. This is the first foundation I have tried that has matched my skin so closely. It gives me medium to light coverage which I personally love because I like wearing this during the summertime. I have acne scars that I really don't love — they make me feel self-conscious — but this product provided coverage over them. In the two photos linked I only used foundation, no concealer, around my cheeks and forehead. You can obviously see the coverage this foundation gave me. Also what tops it all is that this foundation is matte! I have very oily skin so this thing is my holy grail. If you are wondering whether to get it just read this review. It goes on and blends flawlessly. I bought another bottle just because I love it so much!" —Simpleebekah

    Get it from Amazon for $2.99 (available in 40 shades).

    8. Goo Gone to lift sticker labels, chewing gum, and crayons from household surfaces and car exteriors and interiors. Raise your hand if you're done using fingernails (and your free time) to peel away gunk.

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    The only surfaces it doesn't work on? Silk, leather, suede or rubber!

    Promising review: "I bought this to help get some sticky junk left from Velcro on my motorcycle. I had tried rubbing alcohol and other tricks before using this stuff. Let me just say what a difference this stuff makes. All the sticky junk just wipes away on the first try. I didn’t need to soak it or anything. No residue was left behind at all and no damage to the paint. Best $8 I ever spent!" —Appleee

    Get it from Amazon for $7.48.

    9. A pack of clip-in hair extensions for times when you want to give your hair a little more length. If your locks are on the shorter side or you really want to rock a longer ponytail, these synthetic strands will give you the 'do of your dreams.

    These hair extensions are heat-resistant up to 300-ish degrees, so you can blow dry, straighten, and curl them with the rest of your hair.

    Promising review: "I can't believe all the money I spent on natural hair extensions until I got these. OMG I'm so amazed by how natural they look. They are super voluminous and soft. I bought two since my hair is really short and I like to use a huge amount of hair, but even with one you can rock lots of hairstyles. Thank you so much for this product! In the picture I'm wearing only one and you can tell how good they are." —JE

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five lengths and 54 colors, some solid, some with highlights, and some with a balayage effect).

    10. Pumice stones to get rid of gross toilet bowl rings and hard water stains in your sink. They'll seamlessly remove grime from bathroom surfaces when bleach and other potent cleaners can't get the job done.

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    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 $8.75.

    11. A nail-strengthening cream for your dry, damaged, and brittle nails that need a break from frequent salon visits. It's formulated with hydrogenated jojoba oil, calcium, and vitamins, that'll help prevent chipping, cracking, and splitting. The next time you *do* give yourself a manicure, your digits will be in better shape.

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    Promising review: "About a month and a half of use has really transformed my nails! I’ve been using this three to four times a day (as well as the occasional gel manicure and some strengthening polish, no different from my prior routine). My nails have never been this long and strong — even when I picked off gel polish (bad, I know!). I really like the scent (slightly coconut-y) and a little goes a long way. I’m not even halfway through the tub and I basically dip the tips of my nails in and massage the balm into my nail beds. Definitely worth the money." —Madison

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94+ (also available in a 2-pack and 3-pack).

    12. A dual-ended brow pencil and spoolie so you can achieve natural-looking brows with minimal effort. Fill in hair gaps with the self-sharpening mechanical brow pencil, run the spoolie across arches to shape 'em up, and you'll be good to go.

    before: a reviewer's un-filled-in brows; after: their brows filled in, looking neat and darker
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    Promising review: "This is the most natural-looking eyebrow pencil I have ever used, and I've used a lot of them. It doesn't look splotchy or go on unevenly, and with one stroke of the spoolie on the end, just looks like a natural eyebrow. My new go-to pencil. The consistency goes on with light touches, just the way it's supposed to, and it fills is light spots without clinging too much to the hair itself. Makes for an even-looking brow." —David

    Get it from Amazon for $4.80 (available in 10 shades and in 2-packs).

    13. A phosphate-free surface scrub for messy kitchen surfaces. Made with plant-derived ingredients, this powder cleaner will remove everything from grease to sauce in minutes. That grime on your sink and stove top burners will be history in 3...2...1.

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    This scrub can also be used to clean bathroom surfaces, including countertops and tile!

    Promising review: "I normally don't review products but this time I'll make an exception. This product works really well. The stains in my kitchen sink were horrible. I sprinkled this stuff on used a scrub brush and amazing! This scrub smells great and does a bang-up job." —R.C. Jeffs

    Get it from Amazon for $4.61+ (available in two scents).

    14. A jewelry cleaning pen that'll get your rings sparkling again, thanks to micro-fine cleansers. No more dull diamonds or dirty scuffs on your fave baubles.

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    BuzzFeed editor Heather Braga tried this cleaning pen and said: "This seemingly average little cleaning pen is filled with a high-performance formula that cleans jewelry like nothing I've ever experienced. It contains micro-fine cleansers, polishing agents, and a polymer that will make your gems so shiny they'll nearly blind you. I've used it on my diamond rings, but it also works wonders on my cubic zirconia earrings." Check out her review of the Connoisseurs 1050 Diamond Dazzle Stick.

    Promising review: "My life has changed since I discovered this. I was previously using a toothbrush and found that it just wasn't getting all the gunk underneath my diamond. I have no idea what kind of magic is in this cleaning stick but my ring looks brand new after cleaning. The bristles are soft and firm at the same time, allowing you to get all around the prongs and underneath the stone." —Ay

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97.

    15. A sponge-tipped concealer to seamlessly cover up acne, dark spots, and dark circles. It's packed with goji berry and Haloxyl that'll help minimize the appearance of puffiness and conceal irritated spots. Yes to working that makeup pro magic in minutes. 👏

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    My colleague Kayla Suazo loves this concealer and said: "There are few beauty products out there that I consistently go back to, which says a lot because I love everything that has to do with makeup. But alas, here I am, consistently finding my way back to Maybelline’s Instant Age Rewind Concealer. It’s just *THAT* good! I still don’t know how a $7 tube of concealer (I use the Neutralizer shade) beats out the more expensive ones I have stuffed into my vanity, but it does. It’s not too creamy or thick, yet it still gives solid coverage without the cake-y feeling. It blends incredibly well with every foundation I wear (not at the same time, LOL) — and I have a lot of foundations." Read her full Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer review for more (it's number four).

    Get it from Amazon for $4.11 (available in 12 shades).

    16. A water stain eraser so you can finally bid farewell to nasty circles left by wine glasses and hot mugs. Your wood table will look so dang shiny again in no time.

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    Promising review: "This removed the most stubborn watermark on earth! My desk had three very obvious ring from where hot mugs had been left unattended and despite trying everything that was recommended online nothing worked to so much as reduce their appearance. This cloth must have some miracle oil in it because it removed the rings when nothing else would and they haven't come back. Be sure to really rub the cloth over the watermark; it may take some time, but it's worth it! The photos show that the difference after maybe six minutes of use." —Trini

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    17. Reusable produce storage bags that'll actually keep your fruits and veggies fresh and prevent 'em from getting soggy in the fridge. These little baggies are no match for brown spots and wilting.

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    Promising review: "We decided to do a little test. One banana in a bag and one out, same location in the kitchen. This was after nine days you can see that’s there’s a distinct difference in the bananas. Amazing product!" —Trio Mum

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $9.88.

    18. Acure's Brightening Facial Scrub because it'll exfoliate dead skin cells, clear impurities, *and* brighten your complexion. If you want your skin to glow like a lightbulb and you don't want to spend a lot on your regimen, this scrub will get the job done. 💡

    On left, reviewer's cheek and chin with redness and breakouts. On right, same cheek and chin with less skin irritation
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    Promising review: "I am in love with this facial scrub. I’ve had this for almost two weeks now and I love the way my skin is glowing! I have sensitive skin so I have to really be careful with the products I choose. Even after one use, you start to see a difference. It moisturizes, exfoliates, and leaves your skin smooth. I didn’t even need to apply a moisturizer afterwards! Definitely a must-have!" —Mizza C.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.08.

    19. An instant carpet-stain remover for wine night spills and pet accidents. Buh-bye nasty stains and smells, it's been real.

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    Its formula deodorizes and prevents pesky spots from ruining your carpets.

    Promising review: "My parents' cleaner was at the house when I showed her the bottle and sprayed. Literally within moments the spot was shades lighter! We put more on and then did other parts of the rug. While there are still some dark patches, it is a gazillion times lighter than it was!" —L. A. Meisel

    Get it from Amazon for $5.87+ (also available in packs of two, three, and four).

    20. A set microfiber makeup remover cloths that'll remove stubborn concealer, foundation, blush, and eye makeup with a little bit of water. Yes, I repeat *JUST WATER*— no greasy cleansers, harsh scrubbing, or wasting disposable wipes to get your face squeaky clean again.

    Before: A reviewer with eyeshadow, eyeliner, and mascara on; After: the same reviewer, with no makeup in sight
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    Promising review: "I was skeptical of these, but now I'm pretty sure they're what Mulan's outfit was made of when she wiped her makeup off on her sleeve in the movie. Even totally dry, they do a pretty impressive job of taking off all my makeup (including waterproof eyeliner and mascara) in a couple swipes. I like to use a little micellar water to make my skin feel a little cleaner. It's nice not to burn through so many cotton pads." —RachelM

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $5.49 or a 5-pack for $7.99 (available in four colors).

    21. A patch kit because you never know when you'll need to seal up a dent or nail hole in a wall. It comes with everything you need to get the job done: the spackle and primer in the tube, the sanding pad on the lid, and the putty knife on the end.

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    This patch kit will save you so much time when it comes to repairs, because it doesn't require any vinyl spackling!

    Promising review: "I was initially a little concerned at the size of the tube once received but it ended up being more than needed. I used this to fill in two large large bolt holes from a TV I previously had mounted on the wall and four decent-sized holes from a sound bar that was mounted below it. Application was extremely easy. I waited about 45 minutes and applied a coat of paint, and by the next morning you could not even tell the holes were ever there. Highly recommended." —Steelstorm

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

    22. A wart-removal gel that'll treat plantar warts with a no-drop liquid salicylic acid formula. It'll help alleviate the cauliflower-esque colony around your heels and the middle of your foot. Yes you can ~walk on sunshine~ without pain from these pesky growths.

    On the left, the bottom of a reviewer's foot mostly covered in warts, and on the right, the same reviewer's foot now mostly cleared of warts
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    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but this stuff is a miracle so I had to. Stop debating which wart removal product you want to buy and get this now. I've tried everything, including having my warts frozen off at the doctor, and not even that did the trick. This stuff did. My warts were extremely large and stubborn, but I was persistent with the gel every day for about six weeks, and they're almost gone. It's absolutely amazing." —Maria Efting

    Get it from Amazon for $6.96.

    23. A USB-powered defuzzer so you can say farewell to all the pills on your fave cardigans or sweaters. And that's not all, this little tool can also remove lint from your cushions, blankets, *and* curtains at home.


    Promising review: "This thing is just spectacular! I originally bought it for my daughter for her dorm room just because of how annoying pills are and fuzzies on clothing and sweaters, but this has absolutely changed my life — I swear! It removes everything except the hair from the animals (who won't be present in her dorm room anyways), but once the fuzzies are gone you just need a long roller. No joke! Chaffing on pants, pills on sweaters, any sort of unwanted fuzzies are just gone! I plan on buying another one for my wife for here at home. This thing is great! I would highly recommend this." —Daniel Jacques

    Get it from Amazon for $9.89.

    24. And Avarelle pimple patches to suck up all the nasty gunk inside pesky zits. Thanks to a layer of tea tree leaf oil and calendula oil, your pimples will be covered and less accessible during the process.

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    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. I’m a performer at Walt Disney World, and a clear complexion is required. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple I shouldn’t have picked and has been a bump for about three weeks now). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. They're flat! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy." —Caitlyn

    Get a 40-pack from Amazon for $8.49.

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