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    38 Products You Can *Actually* Trust To Get The Job Done

    Cleaning products, kitchen items, skincare finds, and more trustworthy products you'll love.

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    1. A squeegee broom for ridding your home of pet hair once and for all. It works just as well on carpet as it does on tile!

    An image showing how much hair has been swept up

    2. Furniture socks that'll prevent scratches and scrapes, and keep your wooden floors glistening and looking marvelous.

    the brown furniture socks on wooden chairs and table

    3. A set of Avarelle acne cover patches so you can get the gunk out of your face, heal breakouts, and get satisfying before and after shots of your lovely face.

    4. A wood polish (that costs under $10) to restore the wooden tables and surfaces in your home to like-new status. Reviewers swear by it for removing scuffs, dirt, dust, water spots, and more!

    a reviewer's before and after shot of a wooden table with water marks on it cleaned with the polish

    5. A pack of Affresh dishwasher cleaning tablets that'll make sure the machine that cleans your dishes is itself, clean.

    a person putting one of the tablets in their dishwasher

    6. Bottle Bright cleaning tablets you'll count on to get all the gunk and grime out of your stained thermos. Reviewers say they will make your water bottles clean, odor-free, and gleaming!

    7. An adorable and practical fruit hammock to ensure your apples and bananas are always in view and ready to be snacked on.

    the fruit hammock with bananas and apples in it

    8. An easy-to-use digital scale ideal for anyone who cooks every day and uses precise amounts of ingredients. It converts measurements for you as well, and it's boasting 66,000 5-star reviews.

    a bowl of blueberries on the scale

    9. A 25-piece kitchen utensil set so you can be sure you have a kitchen stocked with all the tools you need. The handles are made of high-grade stainless steel to ensure they last!

    kitchen utensils hanging from a rack above a countertop

    10. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend soft cleanser designed to work miracles on stainless steel, brass, bronze, copper alloys, aluminum, ceramic, porcelain, glass, and Corian surfaces. It'll return scruffy sinks, rusted stainless steel, or grimey cookware to their original, glistening state!

    a reviewer's before and after shot of a scuffed up sink that's clean after use

    11. A reusable and machine-washable duster refill you can pop on your Swifter handle and tackle dusting the windowsills with ease. These will have you saying goodbye to those flimsy refills, according to reviewers!

    two of the dusters with multi-colored refills surrounding them

    12. Maybelline's Instant Age Rewind concealer to make dark under-eye circles a problem of the past, and hide the fact that you spent your Friday night watching reruns of The Walking Dead with your pals.

    13. A carpet stain remover that'll work just as well on old, tough stains as it will on recent ketchup explosions, according to reviewers.

    14. A pan and lid rack so your dishes stay neat and orderly, and you have one less thing to worry about in your life! No more searching for that one pie dish for hours on end.

    The lid rack holding various pans and lids to keep them separated

    15. A pack of stainless steel cleaning wipes to keep streaks and fingerprints off of your fridge and other appliances.

    16. Scrubbing Bubbles stick-on gels so someone else can worry about keeping the toilet clean for once, and that someone is the scrubbing power of these small but mighty gel pods.

    17. A set of three scrubbing attachments compatible with any power drill I need to order immediately, as do you if you've been dreading scrubbing the heck out of your bathtub. This practically does the job for you!

    18. An odor-removing gel you can place next to stinky garbage cans, in your bathroom, or on the counter when it is time to cut some onions. This powerful little jar will absorb unwanted odors and leave your home smelling fresh.

    The jar of odor-removing gel

    19. A jar of Museum Gel you can stick on furniture, glass, crystal, and more to prevent breakage. Reviewers with cats swear by this stuff to stop their pets from knocking over plants and other household essentials.

    20. A set of silicone stove counter gap covers to prevent marina sauce and other foods from slipping between the dreaded crack between the oven and the counter next time you decide to get wild in the kitchen.

    Reviewer's picture of the gap cover placed between their stove and counter

    21. A set of floating shelves that'll create some breathing room on your counters and help you display decor items!

    22. A drain cover ideal for anyone who wants the maximum amount of water in their baths at all times. Just pop this over the overflow drain and enjoy!

    Reviewer's feet resting on the drain cover with their bubble bath reaching almost the top of the tub

    23. A set of bed sheet holders to end the struggle of the sheet worming its way off the corner of your bed while you're trying to rest.

    Reviewer's before-and-after to show their bed sheet being pulled up versus neatly tucked in by the sheet holders

    24. A draft-blocker designed to stop bugs, cold air, and sound from disturbing you while you're in your room, as it prevents them all from getting in.

    The draft-blocker attached to a door

    25. An Always Pan that's so multi-functional it'll replace eight pieces of cookware — use it to fry, steam, strain, stir, sauté, and make sauces in.

    26. A lavender-scented liquid laundry detergent that'll deep-clean your clothes without irritating your skin. It's gluten-free, vegan, cruelty-free, and made without synthetic perfume, sulfates, petrochemicals, and other harsh chemicals.

    someone pouring in the detergent

    27. A makeup brush-cleaning shampoo because you deserve to *fully* clean old foundation off your brushes with ease. Your face will thank you!

    a side by side image of a buzzfeed editor's brushes before and after cleaning them

    28. An aluminum-, baking soda-, and phthalate-free coconut deodorant that'll stop sweat from ruining your vibe. It's non-toxic and formulated with plant-based enzymes helps to provide odor protection!

    a model using the deodorant

    29. A set of light-dimming stickers that'll stop the indicator lights on devices from keeping you awake. These stickers will cover up the light and return your room to its state of darkness.

    30. A set of steel shelves ideal for anyone who wants professional-level functionality, durability, and style when it comes to their kitchen shelves. These won't let you down!

    a kitchen with the stainless steel shelves above the oven

    31. A three-in-one smart water bottle that might just have it more together than I do. It has a built-in Bluetooth speaker and it will light up to remind you to stay hydrated.

    32. A curl-defining jelly you'll rely on to keep your strands moisturized and soothed throughout the day. It's packed with potent ingredients like aloe (hydrates the hair shaft), marshmallow root (helps detangle), and nettle root (encourages hair growth). 

    reviewer with natural hair showing off their defined curls
    another reviewer showing off their defined curls

    Janell Stephens, a mom of five, began working in the kitchen to find solutions to her children's chronic eczema. In a few short years, the Louisiana native and "mompreneur" turned her hobby into a successful business specializing in clean beauty and living products.

    Promising review: "I was very satisfied with this product. I was actually amazed at the curl definition I had after applying it my hair. It is truly a staple product for me!!" —Shelly

    Get it from Amazon for $12.49.

    33. A pack of oven liners that'll stop messes from spilling over and burning on the bottom of your oven, which will also prevent the dreaded smoke detector from going off every time you go to bake something!

    the oven liner underneath a pie collecting drippings

    34. A bug bite suction tool you can count on to decrease the itch of fresh mosquito bites, so you can keep at all that fall yardwork.

    35. A Pet House candle perfect for keeping your home smelling fresh and clean. This babe can burn for about 60–70 hours and is paraffin-, dye-, and allergen-free.

    the pet house candle in lavender

    36. Cut-resistant gloves so you never risk nicking your fingers and ruining meal prep time again.

    37. A restorative headlight cleaning kit that just might make your lights shine like new so you can see better when you're driving at night. I need this for my Jeep ASAP.

    before: cloudy headlight after: clear headlight

    38. And a Makeup Eraser cloth so you can wipe a full face of makeup or your lipstick off at the end of the night with just water!

    a buzzfeed writer using a pink cloth to remove their makeup

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