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    Here Are The Bestselling Products Our Readers Loved In October

    From luxe lip masks to super-effective drain cleaners, it's a real mix!

    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. Bins are undoubtedly (and unsurprisingly) one of the grossest parts of the home, but the Bin Buddy soaks up all that nasty bin juice AND leaves a fresh scent!

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    Alongside soaking up liquids in your bin or bin bags, it contains citronella which is a natural insect repellent! This can be used for your indoor bins as well as your outdoor bins, and you can get up to 30 uses from just one tub.

    Price: £3.49

    2. This kabuki brush gives your foundation a flawless finish at an affordable price.

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    Suitable for use with liquid, cream, and powder products, this brush is the real deal when it comes to achieving an airbrushed look. Reviewers have given this an average rating of 4.8 stars and love that it gives fantastic, even coverage without streaks.

    Price: £6.95

    3. This highly-rated 16-piece makeup brush set has all the tools you need to do a variety of looks.

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    From kabuki brushes to more precise, angled ones, this set has pretty much everything! Blend, shade, contour, and highlight away with these premium-feeling brushes that are a fraction of the cost of many popular brands.

    Price: £8.99

    4. Add some cuteness to your stationery collection with this set of cat pens that aren't just adorable, but are really smooth to write with.

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    These five-star rated gel ink pens will make taking notes a little bit more fun, and reviewers say that along with looking lovely they're also really good quality.

    Price: £3.25 for 12

    5. This warm-toned eyeshadow palette has eighteen stunning shades which are great for everyday use, with enough shimmers for going out too!

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    These eyeshadows have a lovely silky texture, blend really well, and are also waterproof as well as being vegan and cruelty free! Reviewers say these have great staying power once put on, and that they're really pigmented too!

    Price: £8.99

    6. This set of eight matte lipsticks are vibrant, long lasting and DON'T dry out your lips!

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    These flattering, wearable shades are sure to get a lot of use! Reviewers rave about these, saying they stay put for ages, need very little reapplication, and don't feel heavy on the lips.

    Price: £13.79

    7. Make your cosmetics (or tbh, your peanut butter) go further with this silicone spatula that scrapes every last bit of product out of any given container.

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    No more wasted foundation that the bottle pump couldn't quite get out!

    Price: £2.80

    8. Give your skin some intense hydration with this vegan and cruelty-free hyaluronic acid serum.

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    This lil' serum has been reviewed almost 3,000 times, and 88% of those were five or four stars! This time of year is the worst for dry, dehydrated skin so it's a real game-changer for the colder months, and alongside hydration is works to help with fine lines, uneven skin tone, and discolouration. Some customers say they noticed a visible improvement in their skin after just a couple of weeks, while others vouch for its ability to reduce the appearance of fine lines.

    Price: £16.61

    9. These webcam covers are a niftier and more aesthetically pleasing alternative to tape, as the slider design makes it easy to use the camera whenever you need it.

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    These are discreet enough to look like they're already part of your device, and it's super slim so you can still close your laptop as normal with one on. They also don't leave any residue when you remove them, and customers have given these an impressive average of 4.4 stars.

    Price: £5.98 for three

    10. Save on a trip to the salon with this eyebrow dye kit that lets you do it from the comfort of your own home.

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    This dye gives your brows a lovely, even colour without patchiness, and claims to last for up to six weeks once applied – considering you can get around 12 uses from one of these kits, this should last you a while! Customers say this is great value for money as they no longer have to pay for brow tinting at a salon, and that it's really easy to use.

    Price: £5.00

    11. Protect your oven base from spills and drips (and save yourself the hassle of having to clean those messes up) by investing in these teflon oven liners.

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    These reusable liners are such a genius idea! They're dishwasher safe, but can also be cleaned by hand with soapy water. You can cut them to size so that they fit perfectly in your oven, and they are temperature tolerant up to 260°C.

    Price: £6.99 for two

    12. This double strength salicylic acid cream cleanses your skin of impurities and excess sebum to promote a clearer complexion.

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    This product only needs to be applied sparingly so this 50ml bottle will go a long way, and it's safe to use if you have acne-prone skin. In fact, some reviewers say this has really helped with their cystic acne, while others claim they had tried everything for their breakouts but this cream is the only one that has actually worked.

    Price: £16.99

    13. Add some atmosphere to your room with this touch-control moon lamp.

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    This beauty has two brightness settings and through the touch control you can also choose whether you want the light to be warm or white! It's also got a rechargeable battery you can charge by USB, and is made from an environmentally-friendly PLA material.

    Price: £11.99

    14. Change up your hair with minimal effort by using these cute hair clips.

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    You get ten clips with an order that are super pretty (and shiny!) but also a practical choice – they're made of a durable plated alloy material and don't rust easily.

    Price: £5.39 for ten

    15. You know when you're just CERTAIN there's some more toothpaste in the tube but you can't get it out? This plastic squeezer takes care of that!

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    A far less messy alternative to cutting your products open!

    Price: £1.68

    16. This Baby Groot pot is perfect as a pen holder or plant pot!

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    93% of people rated this four or five stars, and reviewers say that it's of good quality. Considering the price, you can't go wrong!

    Price: £3.00

    17. Make your manicure last for ages with this highly-rated topcoat.

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    This topcoat penetrates through to the base coat to create a single, solid coat over the nail. It's chip and peel resistant, dries quickly, and is guaranteed not to yellow! Customers praise it for how it extends the life of their manicures, and even claim it makes their nails look as if they were professionally done!

    Price: £7.19

    18. These drain sticks are small but mighty, breaking down the grease and fat that can lead to blockages.

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    These use natural bacteria and enzymes to break down the stuff in your drains, and are to be used once a month to prevent blockages and bad smells. These work continuously so once they are in they'll keep working to remove residues, and they're also vegan and cruelty free!

    Price: £5.75

    19. This silicone scalp brush massages your scalp and also helps to get your hair thoroughly clean.

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    These have tons of uses; massaging, promoting blood circulation in your scalp, exfoliating your scalp, and when used with shampoo it really removes any excess product buildup! Many reviewers say their hair feels super clean after using this, and some of those with dandruff say it has reduced visible flakes on their scalp.

    Price: £5.99 - £7.99 depending on colour

    20. These colour-changing string lights will add a lovely glow to your home and with 16 different colour options, you can change them up as much as you like to suit your mood!

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    As well as being super cute they are also really safe, as they are designed to not overheat so it won't hurt to touch them even after they've been on for hours. Alongside the colour options there's also different modes – such as flash mode, strobe mood, and fade mode (where different colours fade in an out). All in all, a great choice to make your home feel cosy as the nights get longer.

    Price: £11.99

    21. Nobody likes mould, mildew, or musty smells, but all three can be a real problem in autumn and winter! Thankfully, this Unibond dehumidifier absorbs excess moisture to prevent that.

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    I can personally vouch for these as someone whose room is extremely prone to condensation – since I got one a few years ago the problem hasn't come back! They're very low maintenance too, as all you have to do is pop one of the tabs into the dehumidifier, securely close it, and then just leave it in the room and enjoy less mustiness and moisture for three months (when you need to next replace the tab). This has been reviewed over 4,700 times, and many reviewers recommend it, saying it really does work. It's also a good size, as it is large enough to collect a lot of water in its tray without being obtrusively big or difficult to place.

    Price: £11.99

    22. This foot cream by O'Keeffe's is super effective at softening dry, cracked heels, and contains allantoin to get through to the thicker, rougher skin on your feet.

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    The formula is very concentrated meaning not much of this is needed, and the high concentration of glycerin in this also means that moisture is drawn into the skin and retained. So if you're sick of scrubbing at your feet with a pumice stone, this cream takes less effort to use but still gives exceptional results. In fact, some people saw massive improvements after just a short while of daily use.

    Price: £5.30

    23. Speaking of dry skin, this Laneige lip mask works overnight to remove dead, flaky skin cells and leave you with smoother lips when you wake up.

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    Containing hyaluronic acid (i.e. the staple ingredient for hydrated skin), this helps your lips absorb moisture and - importantly - keep that moisture locked in! Other amazing ingredients in this include Vitamin C, antioxidants, and a berry mix complex, the latter of which makes this mask smell amazing. It has a 4.4-star average rating for a reason, as some reviewers say this is the best lip mask out there.

    Price: £12.89

    24. If you're not on the satin pillowcase bandwagon yet, they're a real game changer for your hair and skin! Plus, these ones come in a variety of colours.

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    Because these create less friction than a standard cotton pillowcase, they can help to reduce hair breakage. They also absorb less moisture than cotton so your hair will retain more of its shine! These absorb less of the natural oils from your skin too, and can protect your face from sleep lines. Besides being very useful, they're also just very fancy-looking, tbh.

    Price: £6.98-£8.99 for a pair, depending on colour