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    21 Products Under $10 That’ll Help Solve Little Problems In Under 10 Minutes

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    1. A bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish you woodn't believe took just minutes to make this table look brand new again! In addition to polishing, it adds a protective layer and helps prevent the wood from drying out or fading.

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. We have two dogs who had jumped up and scratched places, and we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemishes. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Check out my colleague's full write-up on the Feed-N-Wax Wood Polisher and Conditioner!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    2. A set of clip-on bangs, because you know you've wondered what you'd look like with them. We all have! Now's your chance to see what you'd look like without making it permanent.

    A before and after of a reviewer wearing the bangs and the bangs color match well and look real

    Promising review: "I had very LOW expectations for this. I accidentally cut my bangs too short the other night because my puppy distracted me mid cut. I thought it would be funny to buy this and wear it one day. I got it for laughs mostly, not really expecting it to look normal. AND OMG I AM SHOCKED! First of all, it's the exact same shade as my hair color. It was super easy to put on. The hair feels soft and realistic. I am so beyond amazed. So far, no one has been able to tell that the bangs are fake! I love them!" —JRod

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 25 colors).

    3. A bottle of stain remover that'll dissolve even the worst rust stains right before your very eyes, no scrubbing required. When you said you liked a ~rustic~ vibe for your apartment this is NOT what you meant.

    A before photo of rusted shower and an after photo of the same shower showing the product removed all rust stains so the shower appears new

    Promising review: "This product has been my savior! We live in an area with very a lot of iron in the water. My toilets would end up with golden bowls within four days of washing them and even after cleaning seemed to leave a ring. Now I just spray this in and everything looks brand new again. My tiled shower was also getting orange where the water hit and not matter what I did, I could't get it out. With this product, all I do it give the shower a little spray, wait a few minutes, and voila — clean shower! Can't say enough good things about this product." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    4. A 26-inch dryer vent coil brush for removing lint and dust buildup in important spaces that could cause a fire.

    The coil brush being used to scrape out lint buildup effectively

    Promising review: "We are in love! This thing cleans so well and gets all the way down the line and around the corner. Its wide bristles really help get all the lint out and even help remove some of the really stubborn pieces. We use this regularly now to clean out the vent!" —Leslie G

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. A scratch-free scraper tool if your nails are tired of being used to remove sticky things off bottles, counters, and more., Amazon

    You can use this to remove candle wax from tables, dried food from counter tops, adhesive stickers on new products, soap buildup in bathrooms, etc!

    Promising review: "The perfect handy tool for getting into tight places. It's firm enough for multiple uses but it doesn't scratch or mar surfaces. I should have gotten the five-pack; I have so many uses for these things. I think the best use yet was cleaning the sliding door track. I finally could get into the corners to get the grunge out. A great invention." —MissPicky

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    6. A set of stove counter gap covers, because you and I both know that when current-you drops food behind the stove, it's future-you that's gonna have to deal with it.

    A reviewer's kitchen showing the gap between the counter and the oven covered with the product

    Promising review: "I can't believe how much crud I have cleaned out between my counter and my stove. This lays in the opening between the two so nothing gets down into the space between. Just lay it down very easily, and it stays put. It looks like it is part of the stove. It is easy to clean; just wipe off when you clean the stove or counter. I have had no problem with melting as it is not on the burners, it is on the side of the stove. However, it is heat-resistant, so the heat from the stove will not bother it. I would definitely buy this again." —Joanne

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $8.95+ (available two lengths and three colors).

    7. A flexible cable protector, because even if you're not rough with your things (hi, me.) your charging cord will eventually give up and break way sooner than you want it to. Fix your broken things before they really break!

    A side by side of a charging cord before and after using the protector and the protector making it usable again

    Promising review: "I hate to recall how many new iPhone chargers and MacBook power bricks I've had to buy over the years as the originals gradually frayed at the connector ends until they stopped working altogether. These inexpensive little coils wind right around the connector base and first half inch or so of the cord to keep it from bending and ultimately breaking at the join. Genius." —ElleNWC

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $5.88 (available in two color combos).

    8. A set of five soft silicone eyeglass sleeves so you can quickly say goodbye to any discomfort you've been experiencing on your temples from your new set of lenses.

    A model showing the glasses resting with the silicone cover on the back of their ear

    Promising review: "Just got them maybe five minutes ago and put them on my glasses. Instantly 10,000% more comfortable. Didn't know what to expect as I've worn glasses my whole life and never had an issue but these new glasses were giving me a terrible soreness on just one ear. I put them on both sides just because and such an immediate improvement!" —mommabug

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    9. A two-pack of charcoal shoe deodorizers, because they'll absorb all the sweat and stench from your favorite pair of shoes so well, you'll be kicking yourself for not buying them sooner!

    two long deodorizers inside the bed of two shoes

    You can reuse them for up to two years! Set them out in the sun for an hour to re-activate the charcoal.

    Promising review: "My husband always says as soon as I take off my shoes the room just smells like dirty feet for the next couple hours. Asked him if it would be worth investing $10 in these and he said YES PLEASE! They arrived today I was eager to try them out, I took my shoes off and within five minutes I couldn't smell it any more!" —Kaorrie

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.95 (available in two colors and in multi-packs).

    Read my colleague's Moso Naturals Air Purifying Bags review for more on why she loves this product.

    10. A stick jewelry cleaner so you can really get into the nooks and crannies of your favorite pieces to make them shine like the day you got them.


    This twist-to-dispense pen delivers a cleansing solution through the center of the bristles. The formula consists of micro-fine cleansers and polishing agents combined with a polymer to make and keep your gems shiny and looking like new.

    Promising review: "Oh my goodness. This thing is magical! Daily life lets my ring get a little cloudy or smudged sometimes. One minute with the Dazzle Stick and it looks as beautiful as the night he proposed. It’s sparking all over the place. I LOVE my Dazzle Stick. Some of the best $5 I’ve ever spent. If you want to keep your jewelry so sparkly you could blind someone, you need this in your life." —Shelly

    Get it from Amazon for $9.11.

    Check out my colleague's Diamond Dazzle Stik review for more jaw-dropping before-and-after photos.

    11. A drain cover that'll add up to 5 inches of extra tub water by blocking the drain holes for a more relaxing and deeper soak every time.

    A before and after of a bathtub filled as far as it can be filled without the cover and then with the cover which is about 3-4 inches higher

    Promising review: "This is a great item to add to your bath time routine! I usually take a bath once or twice a week as a way to unwind, but the tubs in my house aren't very deep and the water drains through the overflow drain very quickly. This makes it so that the water stays in and you won't have to choose what part of your body to keep under the warm water. It's easy to use and install; it just takes a few seconds to make sure all of the suction cups are in place." —Karen B

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in four colors).

    12. A shaper insert so the boots you've worn and torn all year can stand tall, preventing creasing and creating more space on your closet floor.

    They're also customizable for ankle, calf, and knee-high boots with guides to trim them to the right height.

    Promising review: "These are simple shapes of die-cut black plastic that you bend and insert into boots to keep them upright. The plastic has enough springiness that they expand to the width of the boot, and also a slight ribbing on one side (the side you put facing the boots) so they don't slip." —PK

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $7.62.

    13. A Rub-a-Way stainless-steel bar that'll magically absorb the unwanted odor on your hands after a day of peeling garlic or cleaning the kitchen.

    A model's hand holding the bar in a sink

    Promising review: "Well, I'll be damed; this thing really works. Not only great for the garlic and onion smell that used to linger on my fingers for days, but it also took away the Clorox smell on my hands from cleaning the bathroom. I really scrub my hands with the bar under running water (using no soap) for a couple minutes and – presto – no smell!" —NY

    Get it from Amazon for $7.88.

    14. A grooming glove you can use wet or dry to remove excess hair from your furriest friend in a way they will actually enjoy. It's gentle and they'll feel like you are just petting them normally!

    A collage of reviewer's photos of them using the grooming glove and in each photo the glove is covered in pet hair successfully groomed off their pet

    Promising review: "This has worked really well for me. I’ve seen other name brands that are way more expensive and don't do the trick. My cat responded well to it and it did a good job of brushing him. Within five minutes it gave me a massive handful of hair. I’m hoping this helps with hair balls!" —mabry

    Get each glove from Amazon for $8.99 (available in both left-handed and right-handed versions).

    15. A pack of four toe separators so bunions and overlapping toes won't stop you from wearing you new favorite pair of shoes.

    Promising review: "I've noticed bunions developing in the past month and the pain is becoming more intolerable. I put these on for the first time after wearing heels all day. My bunions were driving me crazy. Within just a few minutes of wearing them, I knew I had found an answer. I was able to wear them in my tennis shoes during my workout with no issues. I don't want to take them off! While there is nothing sexy about how they look, there is also nothing sexy about a bunion. I'll choose to wear them and have happy feet." —R Harlow

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

    16. A set of microfiber makeup remover cloths to wipe off your products with JUST WATER. That's right, even your waterproof mascara will come right off.

    A reviewer's face before and after using the makeup remover showing the cloths removed all their makeup

    As if that wasn't easy enough, these are also machine washable so you can use them again and again!

    Promising review: "What I love about these is that you just use warm water and your makeup comes right off! I use Benefit mascara, which is pretty budge proof, but I just get these wet with warm water and lay down with them over my eyes for a minute or two and the mascara comes off easily without rubbing and feeling like I'm pulling out my eyelashes. I literally have over 21 of these; I highly recommend!" —Ktritch6

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $7.29 (available in two color combinations).

    Check out BuzzFeed Reviews for our pick of the best makeup removers at three different price points.

    17. A pack of oil-absorbing tissues made with natural bamboo charcoal for confronting an oily T-zone in the fastest manner possible. They're super absorbent and will be your go-to for years to come.,

    Promising review: "I bought the charcoal sheets and they absolutely amaze me! I have very oily skin and I can get my face matte in a matter of seconds with one sheet. I was using paper towels/tissues most of my life and decided to go with something a little more sanitary. And I am so happy that I did! They remove so much oil from my face without removing any makeup along with it! Definitely buying these again." —carol

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in three scents and in multi-packs).

    Check out my colleague's in-depth Pleasing Care oil-blotting sheets review for more deets!

    18. A magnetic rack for a low-hassle way to keep your keys by the front door so you don't waste any more of your life searching for them on your way out. Lights, keys, action!

    The keys magnetically sticking to the light switch

    Promising review: "These magnetic key racks are fantastic. I bought a couple packs and placed them in the hallway and my bedroom so they are always in my line of sight or where I know I will be walking. I've had these for a few weeks now and the keys haven't dropped at all. I usually lose my keys here and there but haven't since I bought these because hanging them up is convenient. They are also easy to install, taking me about three minutes per magnet. I highly recommend getting these." —Mike

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. A bracelet holder so you can fasten your jewelry quickly and without the annoyance of the chain slipping off your wrist JUST as you were about to clamp it shut.

    A model's hand using the bracelet holder to clasp their bracelet

    Promising review: "I love this handy bracelet helper and bought it as a gift for a friend. It's so easy and quick to connect both ends of a bracelet when no one is around to help." —Carolee888

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors).

    20. A beauty spatula designed to get every last drop of your expensive foundation, lip gloss, or lotion. Don't let a poorly designed bottle get you down!,

    Promising review: "This has been an awesome makeup tool! No more wasting foundation or spending time trying to get the last bit of makeup out of the bottle." —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.89.

    21. A pack of six cable clips that'll finally organize your desk, car, and bedside table charging stations by keeping cords in their place, because gravity has been making your life harder for 👏far 👏too 👏long.


    Promising review: "It seemed like the cables were getting tangled up and they looked bad running down the back of the monitors. Fortunately, I came across these cable clips, and they turned out to be a very inexpensive and simple solution! It only took a few minutes to stick them in place, and the cables clip right in and look great. If you're looking for an easy way to keep small cables organized, I would highly recommend these cable management clips." —D. Matheny

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $6.97

    Watching small problems fade away.


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