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    1. A leather conditioner for transforming your worn-out shoes, chairs, couches (really anything leather) back to how they looked when you first brought them home.

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    The formula is also water-, snow-, and rain-repellant so it'll build a layer of protection for your belongings to last longer.

    Promising review: "I use this for my everyday boots, as well as my dress shoes. I'm not always gentle with my boots and I thought I had ruined them the other day (worn out color, scuffs all over), but I cleaned the muck off, gave them a brushing, then applied this leather honey and after letting it sit, my boots look almost like the day I bought them! It keeps the leather supple and restores color. You only need to use a small amount per use!" —David Horning

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    2. A portable bug bite suction tool that'll reduce the itching and swelling your body is experiencing after a mosquito, bee, or wasp sting.

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    The suction can be pretty strong so use caution and try a small amount of suction first and work your way up if necessary.

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) — immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    Get two from Amazon for $18.95.

    3. A Dexas portable dog paw cleaner for when your furry friend decides their favorite activity today is running through the mud! Simply add some water, dump their paw into these super soft bristles, and watch the magic happen.

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    Promising review: "Best. Thing. Ever. This product works like a charm. It gets the sand from between their pads, and is gentle enough that even my most stubborn pup tolerates it! I have a terrier/schnauzer that likes to dig, a mini golden doodle that is prissy about her paws and a standard lab puppy that is still very fuzzy. We have a farm where it is extremely sandy and we stay in a travel trailer. The amount of sand they were tracking in to the camper was driving me CRAZY. It takes me three minutes to clean and dry off all of their paws. Seriously the best purchase I have made!" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in three sizes and three colors).

    4. A suede and leather brush cleaner for your favorite pair of shoes that just got ruined in the grass or salted snow.

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    Ok so this brush has four sides. A "welt surface" which is best for things that you need a stronger brush for, like scuff marks and stains. A "nylon bristle" side used for a gentler cleaning on lighter scuff marks or more delicate fabric like suede.

    An "arched half circle brush" that makes cleaning rounded corners a dream! And finally a "thin protruding brush" for cleaning those tiny hard to reach spaces.

    Promising review: "I am very impressed with this product. I was new to suede shoes and instantly regretted buying gray colored shoes once I got them dirty. Luckily I found this lovely thing. Very easy to use, straightforward packet comes with it that tells you which sides to use and when. I would definitely recommend this since you invest so much in those shoes you might as well keep them nice and clean!" —Celeste

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    5. A pack of liquid ant bait, because if you have an ant infestation A) I'm so sorry and B) you might want to buy a few of these!

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    You twist off the sealed end and simply place the packet in the ant infested area and they will be drawn inside by the ingredients. Once inside they can't come back out due to its sticky nature.

    Promising review: "Ridiculously effective!!! I first went to the local store and bought RAID Ant Baits. The ants simply walked around the traps and showed ZERO interest. How is RAID still in business, I do not know! I went online and did some research and this Terro Liquid Ant Bait product was getting rave reviews and a lot of positive feedback. I bought some, opened up three of the six packs on Ant Bait, and within MINUTES, yes MINUTES, the ants were literally coming out of the woodwork to get to this stuff. " —Perryo

    Get a pack of six on Amazon for $4.89 (available in packs of 1—3).

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

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    Promising review: "These are absolutely a Godsend! It is a great alternative to bunion surgery. My second toe was creeping over my big toe and at times causing spasms. These have made all the difference in the world! I am a very satisfied customer. Worth every penny! They are very comfortable to wear even with your shoes or sandals on."—Amazon Customer

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

    7. 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.

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    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 $5.99 (available in 23 colors).

    8. A waterproof phone pouch so your essentials stay safe on every vacation you take. While it's in the bag you can totally still use it and take tons of amazing photos UNDER WATER! This reviewer tested it with a piece of paper and it's 100% dry.

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    It fits Google, Samsung, and Apple devices, including the iPhone XS Max.

    Promising reviews: "I purchased this case in July for an upcoming canoe trip with a friend, and as luck would have it, we flipped our canoe about an hour from our pick up point. My ID and my debit card ended up at the bottom of the river. Fast forward to earlier this week. I was contacted via Facebook by an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office diver and guess what he found? Yup, my phone case with all of the contents intact and dry as a bone! He had to cut the case open, but there was not one single drop of water in it and he ended up purchasing a case for himself, because he was just that impressed! I’m not one who is easily impressed by much of anything anymore, but if you are planning a trip and need a waterproof case, this is the one to get!" —Julie McDonald

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 11 colors).

    Check out our full review of this waterproof phone pouch (#5)!

    9. A bottle of CND Essentials nail & cuticle Solaroil to rid your life of broken and peeling nails from all those gel manicures you did over the summer. With daily application, they'll grow so strong you'll be able to file this purchase under #worthit.

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    Each day, work the oil into your nails and cuticles and they will begin to grow and strengthen so you don't have to worry about weak nails anymore!

    Promising review: "I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. I bought this in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month religiously applying it two to three times a day. I was really seeing great improvement so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. I then bought the big 4 oz refill bottle because I never want to run out of it again! Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" —Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    10. A box of acne-absorbing patches, because an overnight spot treatment is just what that pimple needs. Place this on before bed and — BAM — pus and oil will be drawn out, and inflammation will go down by morning.

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    Promising review: "I do not claim to understand the science behind these tiny miracles, but they have changed my life. I spent my workday looking forward to going home and putting one of these bad boys on my newly erupted Mt. Zit and the overnight results were Shocking. Not only is it grossly satisfying, but it saved me several days of walking around with a bloody crater in my face because my previous method of dealing with unsightly blemishes was to pick pick pick."—Amazon Customer

    Get a pack from Amazon for $12.50 (available in five sizes).

    11. A brilliant bread maker for making fresh loaves 👏right 👏at 👏home. It has 12 settings for all the breads you loaf to eat, including a gluten-free setting!

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    Promising review: "I just made my first loaf of hot, fresh bread. The smell and the taste are beyond what we could have ever expected. It is so much healthier than any other bread because you are adding your own ingredients. This is the best bread machine on the market. I did a lot of homework looking for the right one, and this is the right one! The choices of timing and crusts are endless. No one likes to get out of bed in the morning but when this starts cooking, it's like Christmas morning and you're on a dead run. Christmas is only 10 weeks away so put this on your list. They won't be re-gifting these, trust me." —Florida Deb

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    12. A can of fume-free oven cleaning spray that'll have you doing double takes and baking cakes in no time. Ever look at your oven and just feel sad at how gross it is? This will fix that!

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    Promising review: "I'm a little embarrassed to write this review; it's been six years since my last oven cleaning. After seeing the results, I couldn't help but spread the word. Sure, it took some beer, a little John Mayer, and a lot of elbow grease, but I got the job done, thanks to this handy little product. It did require two treatments; however, given the circumstances, this product accomplished quite a feat in just an hour." —William

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    13. A John Frieda lightening spray that'll treat your hair with a blend citrus and chamomile to gradually lighten hair up to two shades.

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    Promising review: ""Let the result speak for itself! On the left (above) is my UNBLEACHED Asian black hair, and on the right is my hair two months later. I’m trying to go blond, but salons estimated the total cost for three sessions of intense bleaching and coloring to be in the thousands...so no thank you. I took matters in my hands and so far am happy with spraying this every time after washing my hair. LOVE. THE. PRODUCT!!!" —LINH TRINH AN

    Get it from Amazon for $7.30.

    14. A glass cooktop cleaner essential for removing the nasty, caked-on food gunk stuck on the sides of your burner from your attempt at making spaghetti three weeks ago.

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    The kit includes a 10-ounce bottle of Cerama Bryte cooktop cleaner, one cleaning pad, and one scraper.

    Promising Review: "This stuff is incredible. My rental apartment has a white glass cooktop and it gets nasty even if you use very clean pots and pans on it. Before I found this stuff, I thought that for sure I would lose a big chunk of my security deposit, but I have yet to encounter a stain that this stuff cannot remove. Sometimes it takes a couple of tries alternating between the paste and the razor scraper, but even the most stubborn burned-on, carbonized food bits always come off." —A Real Name

    Get it from Amazon for $10.96.

    15. A set of Affresh dishwasher cleaning tablets that'll make the thing that cleans your stuff actually clean itself! There is residue that's been hanging out in there for a while now and this is a simple and fast solution.

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    Promising review: "This works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and the sliding dish trays were tough to pull out or push in, there was detergent build-up all over the inside, and there was a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some build-up and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, ran the machine a second time, and now it looks and sounds brand-new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, no more build-up around the door seals. I'm going to be buying Affresh from now on, and hopefully it will extend the life of my dishwasher." —Martoune

    Get it from Amazon for $5.39.

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

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    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. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. 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 BuzzFeed's full write-up on this polish!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    17. A concentrated gel made with a formula that'll cling to silicone sealants (the thin area around your shower head, in between your tiles, etc.) and kill mold and mildew as well as prevent it from popping up again.

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    Promising review: "This product deserves more than five stars. It is magic! I've tried everything for the mold in my tub tiles and grout, and nothing has worked — but not only did this remove the mold, but it left the grout looking really shiny. I couldn't be happier!" —Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    18. An all purpose power scrubber drill attachment kit made with nylon bristles so you won't scratch up your tub, sinks, stoves, or anything else you're cleaning. It comes with three different sizes and shapes of brushes for cleaning any surface in your house you can think of.

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    Important to point out that the drill itself is not included. These are just the attachments, but like OMG they make a regular old drill so much more exciting.

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim because my walk in shower is just a pain to clean. I'm 51 and I guess I've just been old school with how I clean, hand scrubbing for years. The FIRST time I used this to clean my shower it took five minutes AND it scrubbed my shower more clean than it has been in years. In the corners, the floor, the glass door...everything came out squeaky clean. I'm NEVER cleaning my shower by hand again." —Terry

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six colors).

    19. A seven-pack of insect traps you stick into your plant pot to trap any unwanted bugs flying around your indoor garden.

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    Promising review: "Holy cow, these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats like crazy. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately I added a new house plant, plus re-potted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Get them from Amazon for $5.14.

    20. An anti-dandruff shampoo because these aren't the snow flakes we're looking forward to this winter! The weather is getting dryer so pick up a bottle of this to help your scalp repair.

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    This shampoo is made with ketoconazole 1%, which is an ingredient that adheres to your hair's proteins to kill off any dandruff. Wow science, we owe you.

    Promising review: "MIRACLE PRODUCT!!! If you have dandruff, flaky scalp, scabs, etc... BUY THIS! I was about to go to the dermatologist if this stuff didn’t work. Thank goodness I saved myself hundreds of dollars by giving this product a shot. I used it four to five times (over a month), and it cleared my scalp almost completely. One more use and my scalp will be 120% healed! This stuff blew my mind. Totally worth it." —chris

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84.

    21. A pet ear cleanser that'll clear out the gunk in your cat or dog's ears, which hopefully means they'll finally hear you when you tell them to stop jumping on the sofa.

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    This is of course, free of harsh chemicals and cleaners!

    Promising review: "My husband and I just adopted our cute puppy, Winston, from the humane society. When we adopted him his ears were unfortunately pretty dirty, but after using this ear cleaner today, his ears are so clean!! I'm so amazed at everything it managed to get out. Our puppy's ears look so much better now! I would highly recommend this product to anyone with a dog." —AmazonLurker

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    22. A couple of under-cabinet drawers because every time you open the cabinet under the sink you're in denial at how messy it has actually gotten.

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    Plus you don't have to install them, you can use multiple in one area and easily move one or two around to a different area in need.

    Promising review: "This was an amazing purchase! I transformed my bathroom from an utter mess to an organized delight that just makes my life SO much easier. I have a lot of small bathroom items (moisturizers, lotions, body sprays, etc.), and I have no drawers, so I had to find a solution. I love the smaller upper drawer; it houses small things I could never find. They're very well made and a cinch to assemble (took me five minutes). Plus they're really cute!" —x__tina

    Get it on Amazon for $24.97 (available in three colors).

    23. A pet hair removing–roller, because your furniture used to be a different color, the sneezing has gotten out of hand, and allergies are always here, people!

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    Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs hate the vacuum so much so they will attack it even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet-hair-free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." —Magpie

    Get one on Amazon for $24.95.

    24. A shoe cleaning kit to keep all your favorite shoes in their best condition, especially with winter around the corner.

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    It works on leather, canvas, vinyl, mesh, cotton, plastic, nylon, and rubber, among other materials. The kit comes with the cleaner, a scrub brush, and a microfiber cloth.

    Promising review: "This works perfectly! I just wish I had learned about it so much sooner. I used it on some tennis shoes I had worn hiking and they looked brand new again! Amazing. Also, it didn't smell horrible/toxic as so many powerful cleaners do — I am pretty sensitive, and this seemed safe and so easy to use. Hooray!" —Shannon Lynch

    Get it on Amazon for $16.97.

    25. A liquid-free rolling screen cleaner because you feel like you're looking through a cloudy mess just to see the video you want to watch. Clear skies ahead.

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    Promising review: "This little device removes the oil from your screen. Often, when you are 'cleaning' your screen by wiping it with a cloth, you are simply pushing around the oil into a thin enough layer to see through without noticing it as much. This device actually lifts the oil and removes it. My screen feels like new, which is great because I am picky about my devices. Also, this is much better than cleaning the screen with some kind of wipe since repeated cleaning with most wipes will damage the screen over time. Unbeknownst to me, my wife was cleaning her screen daily and now her screen collects oils far too quickly because she wore off the protective layer. With this product, you don't need to worry about that. Clean it as often as you want/need and you can continue to enjoy that pristine screen without fear of wearing the oleophobic layer off prematurely. I would highly recommend this to others." —Alex

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two sizes).

    26. A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food spikes that'll feed your indoor flowers and plants for up to two months to help keep them healthy and taken care of.

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    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don't flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.95.

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