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    45 Products That Rock So Hard At Their Jobs, You'll Wanna Make Them All Employee Of The Month

    A self-grooming cat toy, anti-aging serum, carpet spot remover, and other super useful products you'll wish you bought a long time ago.

    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. A bottle of Ambi Skincare Fade Cream formulated to help with skin blemishes and discoloration. It uses hydroquinone, vitamin E, and alpha hydroxy acid to gradually fade dark areas, giving you a more even skin tone, *and* it even includes sunscreen to help keep dark spots from recurring or getting darker.

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    Promising review: "I have purchased this product over eight times. I love it!!! I noticed results after about two weeks of putting it on once a day. Every time I get a new pimple, I put this on after the pimple heals and it gets rid of the scar. I use it on my face, arms, back, and chest. Recently I started using it on my bikini area as well to get rid of ingrown hair scars. I recommend this product to everyone I know who has acne scars." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    2. A shower door cleaner that'll banish stubborn soap scum and hard water stains so your shower glass can sparkle like the day it was born.

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    Promising review: "This product works beautifully. I tried a lot of products to remove the hard water from my glass shower. I have to admit the first time I used it with a cloth it was not very effective. The second time I used a non abrasive sponge for glass, it turned out beautiful just like the first day the glass was installed." —EJP

    Get it from Amazon for $11.62.

    3. A self-grooming cat toy your feline friend will love because it means all the soothing scritches they want... *whenever* they want! You'll love it too once you see how much loose fur it removes and collects! Just attach it to any corner of your home, and let your cat do the rest!

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    Promising review: "I got this for my three-legged cat because he can't scratch his left side. He'll be trying to scratch and all you see is his little nub going crazy. I found these and he immediately LOVED it! The expression on his face when he first tried it was priceless (pictured above). The only downside is that it's possible it'll fall off because it was hard for me to get all pieces of tape to stick on a corner at the same time, but I can always buy more double sided tape so not a big deal to me. The product is for Floyd, not me, and he's happy so five stars." —Pippa Runs

    Get it from Amazon for $3.74.

    4. A set of Wad-Free pads brilliantly designed to help prevent your sheets from getting all tangled, twisted, and balled up every time you wash them. It'll also help them dry faster with fewer wrinkles!

    hands putting a sheet set with the white square devices hooked to the corners in a washer
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    They're reusable, BPA-free, and from a small business that launched during the pandemic.

    Promising review: "Wow!!! You wonder if things like this really work — well, I can absolutely confirm this does! I was impressed that the package came with two of the devices so there was one for the fitted sheet and the flat sheet. I tried it out and my sheets not only did NOT wad up, but they came out of the dryer feeling fresher, feeling more dry, and unwrinkled! I will be buying a set of these for each of my immediate family members and close friends! What a great gift!!!" —katy

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $18.99.

    5. Some cruelty-free, anti-aging TruSkin Naturals Vitamin C Serum that'll help brighten skin and improve dark spots and wrinkles — all without using synthetic colors, fragrances, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, PEGs, or GMOs!

    reviewer with redness and blemishes, then their face looking clearer
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    In addition to vitamin C, it also has skin-saving ingredients like vitamin E, witch hazel, and botanical hyaluronic acid. It improves the health of your skin overall, so it can also help with acne and other blemishes.

    Promising review: "This is the best serum I've ever used! My face is smoother than when I was in my 30s (I'm 49) and my sun spots have faded! I noticed improvement on day three, I kid you not! It absorbs quickly and is easy to apply. I love it!" —Gina Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    6. A tube of Essence's Lash Princess mascara that defines and separates lashes to give you the bold look you usually need ~falsies~ for. Not anymore! Plus, it'll last all day — even in hot weather — without clumping, flaking, fading, or wearing.

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    Promising review: "Hello, that is my face above, because I bought into the hype of over 35,000 positive reviews and now I will never look back!! Putting it on is like giving my eyelashes butterfly wings. It doesn't get clumpy, it stays put ALL the live long day (I spent all of this ridiculously hot pandemic summer wearing it, so I can speak to that), and you can apply it on very lightly if you don't want it to look so dramatic, or continue applying for longer lashes each time." —Emma Lord, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+.

    7. A set of cleaning K-Cups you can pop into your Keurig just like you're making a normal cup of coffee. Then all you have to do is brew one large cycle with the cleaner pod, and one or more with just water (depending on how dirty your machine is), and you're done! Before you go replacing the whole thing, give these a try first!

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    Promising review: "We’ve had our Keurig for a few years, and with the exception of using only filtered water and dispensing hot water every so often, we’ve never cleaned the needle or K-cup area. I used three cleaning cups back to back and WOW our machine was dirty!! I'm so happy I purchased these! I’ll be keeping up on cleaning these more often." —Heather Garcia

    Get a pack from Amazon for $9.95.

    8. L’Oreal’s 8 Second Wonder Water — it'll give your hair the moisture, shine, and silkiness it's missing, with instant results visible after the first use. Use it on wet hair after shampoo for healthier-looking locks and a weightless feel that takes a mere *eight seconds* to achieve!

    The bottle and a picture of a review with 3c type hair
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    Promising review: "I don’t usually do reviews on products, but for this one I absolutely have to. I have 3c type hair and struggle with a lot a breakage, unmanageability, and moisture. When my mom mentioned this product to me I didn’t take her seriously because of the simple fact that we have completely different hair textures. I never would have thought this brand would work on my hair. I have always used ethnic hair products and stayed away from brands such as this one because of the alcohol consumption. I have never in my 22 years felt my hair like this! I feel like I have a completely different head of hair. This product is so amazing and I will FOREVER be using this product in my hair regimen." —Theressa Hailey

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    9. Some Miracle-Gro indoor plant food spikes to ~miraculously~ nourish and save even the plants you thought were goners for sure.

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    Each spike can be used for 30–60 days, depending on the season. The reviewer pics on the right are all of the same plant — the top one shows how this magical stuff helped the rather sad dude perk up in just 10 days, and the bottom one shows that he's completely come back to life three weeks later!

    Promising review: "I always kill my plants but I decided to try again. I just bought five houseplants, and three of them were marked down because they were looking pretty puny. Since I tend to kill them anyway, I figured I would give them a try and save some money. I put one of these spikes in each plant and they all looked so much healthier and happier after just a couple days. I also added one spike to the only houseplant that I've had for years without killing (I was beginning to think it was artificial) the leaves looked healthier almost immediately. I'm very happy with this product and it was a great price." —victoria

    Get 24 spikes from Amazon for $2.79.

    10. A jar of the Pink Stuff paste, which has reached cult-favorite status for being great at removing stains, rust, discoloration, and other stubborn marks from metal, ceramic tiles, saucepans, barbecues, and much more without leaving behind any scratches!

    Before and after photos of a discolored wall cleaned by The Pink Stuff
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    Promising review: "Say what?! It works??! YOU GUYS!!! My daughter decided the world is her canvas. Her medium: crayons. Almost every door and wall in my rented home is covered. I've tried everything, and my arms are super buff from scrubbing, all for nothing. I saw the Pink Stuff on a Pinterest post and thought I would check it out here on Amazon. I thought, 'well, it looks like it'll work, and if not, it's not expensive and it can't damage my walls anymore than they already are.' I am NOT disappointed! I used a damp microfiber cloth, scooped it up, and wiped it on the walls. I kid you not when I say it just wiped off!! My husband's mouth fell open and I happily did my entire hall 🤣. Seriously, get it." —Sarah B.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    11. A pack of dishwasher-cleaning tablets, because who wants to spend time loading up the dishwasher only for it to present you with dishes that are STILL dirty?? No thank you.

    Reviewer photo showing a cup and silverware before and after using the cleaning tablets
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    These tablets are designed to penetrate, dissolve, and remove odor-causing residue that accumulates inside your dishwasher over time, as well as remove lime and mineral build-up. Using Affresh tablets once a month can prolong the life of your dishwasher and make it more effective at doing its job: cleaning your dishes.

    Promising review: "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, or 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 $5.99.

    12. An easy-to-use jewelry-cleaning pen – it makes jewels sparkle and shine so they look good as new.

    Reviewer before and after image of a dulled ring made shiny again
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    Promising review: "If I could give this 10 stars I would! I'm a fanatic when it comes to keeping my jewelry clean, especially my wedding set. I tried this product on my diamonds, Swarovski crystals, and Brighton jewelry, and the results are nothing less than amazing! This restored one of my Swarovski rings that I had not worn in years due to the cloudy color to a sparkling brilliance just like the first day I bought it! I cannot recommend this product enough! I just ordered additional wands so I don't run out! Home run Amazon!" —Kristina B.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.47.

    BuzzFeed Editor Heather Braga has this and loves it! Check out her full review to learn more.

    13. A reusable Revlon Oil-Absorbing Volcanic Face Roller for anyone who wants to stop buying wasteful oil-blotting sheets. This works the same way! Just roll it over your T-zone or other greasy areas, and soak up excess oil *without* messing up your carefully applied makeup.

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    Once you're done, just twist off the top of the roller to release the stone and give it a wash before your next use.

    Promising review: "This rolling device is like pure magic. You simply roll it around your oily areas and BOOM the oil magically vanishes into the ball never to be seen again! This is an item that #tiktokmademebuy for sure! I saw a video on TikTok and immediately went on the hunt only to be disappointed that this item was sold out everywhere! I eventually got added to a waiting list her on Amazon and once they had it in stock again, they charged my card and sent it my way! If you have the chance to purchase this and you have oily skin, get yourself on the waiting list if you need to and just kick it until it shows up. You will be pleased. Thank me later. ;)" —Veronica Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    14. A pack of all-natural bottle cleaning tablets to get rid of those stains, smells, and tastes making you wonder if it's time for a new thermos. *SPOILER ALERT* It's probably not! But it is time for these tablets to get in there and do the hard cleaning for you — no scrubbing or extra effort required on your part!

    Reviewer before, during, and after images of a thermos using the tablets
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    These are biodegradable and odor-free.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. A bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. 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. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    15. A foot file and callus remover that'll make your feet feel like they were completely reborn.

    Reviewer photo showing before-and-after photos of their dry, cracked heel looking shiny and smooth after using Colossal foot rasp
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    Promising review: "To say the least, I was pretty apprehensive about using what is advertised as a 'Colossal Foot Rasp.' Pretty terrifying labeling if you ask me. But HOLY CRAP this thing works. I had to do a before and after shot. It looks Photoshopped but it absolutely is not!" —Derrick

    Get it from Amazon for $7.45.

    16. A set of Schtick dermaplaning razors so you don't have to pay to remove peach fuzz. Plus, it works painlessly and precisely, leaving your face oh so smooth without the irritation marks that most threading or razors leave behind.

    Model using the dermaplaning razor on her eyebrow
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    Promising review: "I regularly used the Tinkle facial razors which I thought worked well, but I just used one of these razors for the first time yesterday and OMG the amount of peach fuzz and to my surprise dead skin that came off was shocking and oh-so-satisfying. I will definitely be stocking up." —I & S. Stark

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    17. A fast-acting carpet spot-removing spray to remove those stains you thought you'd never be able to get rid of.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING! I was a little skeptical because I have some carpet stains I’ve let sit for a while because I didn’t have any cleaner at the time of the accident. The accidents have included coffee spills and poorly cleaned cat barf stains. I ordered this because I didn’t want to spend the money on a carpet cleaning service plus you have to be out of your house too long. This stuff was INCREDIBLE. You just spray a concentrated amount and then scrub the stain away. It worked in every single stain I had and was super quick and easy. 100% recommend if you need a good spot cleaner!" —Kimberly

    Get it from Amazon for $12.31.

    18. Some earwax removal drops that'll actually remove the wax instead of just shoving it deeper into your ear (I'm lookin' at you, cotton swabs).

    A tissue with clumps of earwax next to a dime for size as well as the container of drops
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    To use, place 5-10 drops in your ears and let the microfoam action start softening the wax. Wait a few minutes, then flush with water using a bulb. Reviewers say it may take a few uses before wax is soft enough for removal, but...worth it.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical, but this actually works and works well. Freaked me out at first — sounded like pop rocks in my ears. Day one flush did not reveal much debris, but day two definitely had it rolling out." —Guy from Mt P

    Get it from Amazon for $5.84.

    19. A Cat Dancer toy no one expects their cats to love as much as they inexplicably do.

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    Honestly, I could spend all day LOLing at the review photos.

    Promising review: "This little toy is a miracle! Was skeptical at first since it’s such a simple design but my cat (who usually only plays for a couple of minutes) was obsessed with this toy from the moment I opened the package. Even more, he won’t let it out of his sight and brings it to me so he can play some more. Will be buying a lot more of these in the future!" —Amcooper2006

    Get it from Amazon for $2.95.

    20. Some wood polish and conditioner with beeswax and orange oil that'll impressively hide those dings and scratches making your floors and furniture look old and dingy.

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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 jumped up and scratched places. We also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were. Several other areas were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magical eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand-new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    21. Some Wet & Forget shower cleaner that'll make it easy to keep your tub and shower nice and shiny. All you have to do is spray, and it'll clean and prevent scummy buildup all on its own. No scrubbing or wiping required — hooray!

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    Promising review: "Does a FANTASTIC job if used regularly. I love this product. I hate cleaning tubs. This product has made our tubs look new. I don't use it every shower...maybe every third. Just spray down everything after the shower and forget about it. You DO need to rinse the tub before the next shower due to product making it slick. The fumes of other cleaners always messed with my asthma. I have noticed that for some reason with this one, I sneeze twice, because I have to spray shower doors while I'm still in the shower...but it never affects my lungs. I would recommend this to EVERYONE!" —Angela GIllaird

    Get enough to last 12 weeks from Amazon for $16.94.

    22. A portable bug bite suction tool that helps reduce itching and swelling from a mosquito, bee, or wasp sting by literally SUCKING the venom out of your skin.

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    Note that the suction can be pretty strong, so use caution and try a small amount of suction first before working 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 it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in two colors).

    23. A pet hair remover to help anyone who can never seem to get all of their pet's fur off of their clothes and furniture. This thing has over 54,000 5-star reviews for a reason! Just roll it over your fuzz-covered item of choice, and watch it lift the fur RIGHT OFF.

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    Promising review: "Chom Chom, you da real MVP. I've had it in my possession for like two hours and I've cleaned everything. The couch, the blinds, the cat tree pad, the chair, I'm obsessed. I feel like this thing should win an award for being so awesome. I feel like it should be in raffle baskets and giveaways and silent auctions for every event that highlights "things cat people need." It's better than those sticky rollers, it's better than the one-directional velvet wand thing that I always use the wrong way and make a mess, it's the best. I don't have any before pictures because as soon as I started rolling stuff I went crazy." —Meowser

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    24. A trending Bio-Oil that uses vitamins A and E, chamomile, and lavender to soothe cracked and dry skin, fade new *and* old scars, and moisturize without clogging up your pores. Reviewers who have been washing their hands a lot and ending up with painful dry skin say this really helps!

    A model rubbing bio-oil on their hands
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    Promising review:: "FWIW re: scars, this stuff really works. I had thyroid surgery a few years ago and Bio-Oil took me from looking like I'd stumbled out of the Red Wedding to virtually no detectable scar within a few months. All I did was apply it once in the morning and once at night." —Emma Lord

    "I bought this for my scars but because of the current COVID-19 crisis I have been washing my hands so much that they are painfully dry. Hand cream hasn't helped enough so I decided to use the Bio-Oil on them and even after the first application they felt SO much better! I'm glad I bought the big bottle!" —L. Strand

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92 (available in three sizes and styles).

    25. Skin1004 Zombie Pack to help clean out your pores and 'em look smaller while sending the lines on your face packing!

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    This mask is made with albumin, a component from eggs that helps moisturize skin. It claims to help tighten pores, hydrate, promote elasticity, remove dead skin, and balance pH. To use, mix the included powder and liquid together with a brush. Spread the mixture evenly over your face and leave until it begins to dry. It'll create a sort of ~undead~ look, hence the name. Wash after 10 or 15 minutes and enjoy your freshly hydrated face! If this looks familiar to you, it's apparently similar to the Hanacure facial that Instagram loves.

    Promising review: "I own a salon and have worked in them for 19 years and never in my life have I used or seen something so amazing. I have read all about the Hanacure facial but it is expensive and always on back order. This is the same thing AND IT WORKS. It doesn't smell bad at all. There is a veryyyy slight smell to it but hardly noticeable and not something I'd complain about. This has natural ingredients and boy does it work. It sucked every thing out of my pores and shrunk them and all of the lines on my face are GONE. YES GONE. Usually I have to have Botox for my forehead. Well not anymore that's for sure!!" —Aja Rieger Cooke

    Get a pack of eight treatments from Amazon for $20.83.

    26. A bottle of natural nail and cuticle repair oil that helps soften cuticles and strengthen nails when used daily.

    A before image of a reviewer's brittle nails and an after image of them much heaithier
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    Promising review: "After my acrylics came off during quarantine, I wanted to make my natural nails stronger as they had had acrylics on them constantly for the better part of two years. I searched around Amazon and gave this product a try. I'm glad I did. I started using it twice a day, once in the morning and once towards the end of my work day. I'm down to once every few days now and my nails are much stronger after the past two months. I'll continue to use it until I can get back to the salon." —Alice B.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50+ (available in three sizes).

    27. A FURemover squeegee broom reviewers say attracts hair like a magnet. All that fur and fuzz hiding deep in your carpet is no match for this thing, and while pet hair is the focus, it'll do an impressive job cleaning up water, dirt, and dust too.

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    Promising review: "I really didn’t expect this to work. We’ve had short-haired cats for years and I had a rubber upholstery brush that never seemed to do anything. Well, we recently got a dog — a black Great Pyrenees mix. There is fur everywhere. Our downstairs is all hard flooring with area rugs and I hate lugging my Shark vacuum every couple of days but just daily sweeping with a regular broom wasn’t cutting it. I decided to take a chance on this broom and I am so happy I did. It takes some elbow grease but it gets the fur off the area rug in my living room... Not only is it great for getting the fur off rugs, but it’s also even better on the hard floors. My regular broom catches some of the hair (which I then have to clean off by hand) but much of it just swirls away in the breeze the sweeping creates. This broom actually collects even the tiny stray hairs and deposits them in the dust pile without me having to get my hands dirty (literally)." —Sarah R.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44+ (available in three sizes and in different sets; replacement pieces also available).

    28. A bottle of Biotin shampoo to help anyone experiencing hair loss, a dry scalp, or dandruff. It's sulfate and paraben-free, and is packed with natural ingredients like biotin keratin and jojoba oil to help thicken and moisturize your locks.

    Before and after reviewer image showing their visibly thinning hair before using the shampoo and their visibly thicker hair after using the shampoo
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    Also, if you're wondering whether or not this shampoo will work for kinkier textures, then you'll be happy to know that one reviewer with a 4C curl pattern said this shampoo helped to restore her hair's thickness after a Dominican blowout thinned her strands.

    Promising review: "I love this shampoo! I had gastric sleeve surgery and my hair was very, very thin. I started taking biotin and switched to biotin shampoo as recommended by my doctor. It doesn’t make your hair grow by washing it but it makes your hair and roots stronger. And it worked. After using the whole bottle, my hair was stronger. I had a lot of new growth that was sticking around (the previous new growth fell out early on) and my hair was getting thicker. Eight months later, my hair is back to normal. It's longer and thicker than ever. I still use it twice a week and love it! I’m not crazy about the way it smells but others love it when they smell my hair." —Diane J. Huff

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    29. Some Avarelle tea tree and calendula oil-infused pimple patches that actually help reduce acne overnight by drawing out pus trapped under the skin. You can even see all of the gunk these patches pull out, so you know they're working.

    Review image of the patches covered in gunk
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    Promising review: "These are incredible! I was totally skeptical about acne patches in general. I ordered a few different brands, and these by Avarelle are by far the superior choice! They are super thin and nearly invisible. The patches create a super tight seal that doesn't budge even during sleep — they don't peel off easy, but they don't harm sensitive skin, either. AND THEY WORK! It's amazing to see all the gunk these things suck out. Totally reduces acne overnight or, at the very least, reduces pimples to barely perceptible! Would recommend!" —Amanda L. Purnell

    Get 40 patches from Amazon for $8.49.

    30. A pack of SweatBlock clinical antiperspirant wipes for anyone dealing with excessive sweat, because spending money on an array of fancy deodorants and doctor visits full of empty promises is truly the ~pits~.

    Hand holding the wipe
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    Apply it every seven days! This is STRONG so if you have sensitive skin, I'd suggest you do a spot test first.

    Promising review: "For anyone who might be skeptic, please allow me to put you at ease. If you have hyperhidrosis, meaning it can be nine degrees outside and you're still sweating under your arms, this product has the potential to change your life. I would sweat THROUGH a sport coat before noon. Enter the Sweat Block product. I've had it for three weeks and it is life-changing. I DO NOT sweat under my arms anymore. I'm still on the original box that I bought three weeks ago. I had to write a review after I was cleaning the garage today in 85-degree heat. I was sweating through my shirt on my back — BUT NOT MY UNDERARMS. It is amazing!" —Frosty McGee

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $19.99 (each box lasts two months).

    31. An incredibly effective and chemical-free charcoal and coconut oil toothpaste that'll fast track your whitening process without having to spend money on professional services.

    Reviewer's before-and-after picture to show dramatic whitening after three uses
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    Its flavor is Pacific mint, and the main ingredients are charcoal, coconut oil, and baking soda to whiten *and* peppermint and tea tree oil to deodorize your breath.

    Promising review: "I am the person who can't use any tooth whitening products because my teeth are so sensitive. Having read about activated carbon and oil pulling I was interested in this potential solution, as my teeth have fought against my current coffee addiction and previous soda addiction and were turning that wonderful yellow everyone strives for. Well after a week of using this, I have started to notice a huge difference!" —Dietrichs

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    32. Some hoof healer natural foot balm to help revive your dry, cracked, and callused feet so they can be soft and smooth once again!

    Large twisting bottle with solid balm inside
    Pickle's Potions and Lotions

    Owner Kristin Mutchler runs this small business in Wayne, Maine. And FYI, Hoof Healer was an Editor's Choice winner in the Beauty Shortlist Awards this year!

    Promising review: "I love the packaging! I've been using the product for over a week and the results are stunning! My soles are not as rough or cracked anymore, giving me boosted confidence to show off my feet this summer! Thank you!!" —Alyssa O.

    Get it from Pickle's Potions and Lotions on Etsy for $8.99+ (available in three scents and two sizes).

    33. A pack of oil-absorbing tissues that'll help 1) rid your face of excess oils without stripping away necessary moisture, 2) control shine, and 3) soothe irritated skin — all using natural green tea ingredients. They're convenient to keep with you on the go, and are much cheaper than the fancy foundations you've been gritting your teeth and paying for in an effort to reduce those shiny midday T-zones.

    Reviewer holding the tissue that's covered in facial oil
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    They're even all-natural! They're made from 100% natural linen fibers with organic bamboo charcoal to keep you nice and fresh all day.

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oils blotting sheets because they're life-savers. THESE ARE AMAZING. They're a great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I'll never go back to other brands. Give these a try — they're completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. I have no negative things to say at all." —Kelsey

    Get a pack of 200 from Amazon for $11.95+ (available in three formulas).

    34. A coconut-based laundry stain pre-treat stick – you just rub it on any dampened fabric and throw in the wash to get rid of stains without having to tediously hand wash beforehand.

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    Celsious

    Celsious is a Black woman-owned small business laundromat in Brooklyn. The shop is energy efficient, and they also sell eco-friendly garment care products and accessories.

    Get it from Celsious for $8 (Shop Pay, Google Pay, PayPal available).

    35. A Revlon hot air brush that'll simplify your routine using special vents that allow air to flow, so hair dries faster without damaging. It's much quicker and easier than using a dryer, flat iron, or curling iron, and the results will make you feel like you just came from the salon!

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    Promising review: "Just wow! I was skeptical at first. I wish I would have bought this sooner! After showering I get all the moisture I can out of my hair. And leave it to kind of air dry while I’m getting ready, having coffee, or whatever I’m doing that morning. It takes me about seven minutes to dry my hair if that! I have very thick naturally curly hair. It’s is a fabulous tool to have in your arsenal! May be the only one I have to use. No flat iron needed as of yet! Would buy again in a heartbeat!" —D.K

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99+ (available in four colors).

    36. A germaphobe-approved smartphone sanitizer to simultaneously sanitize *and* charge your phone! Forget about trying to wipe down every crevice with different cleaners and anxiously wondering if they'll mess up your screen or seep into the headphone jack. Just set your phone in this case, and the UV light will zap 99.99% of the uninvited germs clinging to your phone while the USB port gets you back to fully charged.

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    PhoneSoap is a small business that creates products to help you keep your phone germ-free.

    Promising review: "I love that I can put my phone in there after I get home and it is sanitized in no time at all. I work in health care and I makes me feel better about having my phone at work." —Tammy

    Get it from Amazon for $74.24+ (available in six colors).

    37. Some Maybelline Instant Age Rewind concealer that'll send dark circles, blemishes, fine lines, puffiness, and redness packing, so you can do a quick, effective touch up without worrying about adding a whole layer of foundation and dealing with caking or clogged pores.

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    Promising review: "I am a makeup snob. I have stupidly high standards for cosmetic performance, and drugstore brands have let me down every single time I've given them a shot. So when I graduated from Covergirl to Sephora after college, I never looked back. My kit is full of Dior and YSL foundation, Armani concealer, Benefit brighteners, etc. But this thing is truly great.The sponge applicator is better than you think. Firstly, it's antimicrobial, so you don't have to worry about the hygiene aspect. Secondly, its ability to blend the product is outstanding. The concealer itself doubles as a highlighter, it looks good without primer, and it lasts so much longer than you'd expect." —Sarita

    Get it from Amazon for $5.41+ (available in 18 shades).

    38. A borderline magical Muslin Comfort blanket – it's ultra breathable and temperature regulating so you can snuggle up without waking up at 3 a.m. in a pool of your own sweat. Plus, it's oversized, so you and your blanket-hogging partner (or dog) can stop fighting each other for coverage every dang night. Even skeptical reviewers are impressed by how this has changed the way they sleep.

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    Muslin Comfort

    Muslin Comfort is a woman-owned small business based in California that was born after owner Shyla realized she couldn't find an adult-sized blanket made from the same breathable muslin as her son's baby blanket. Now you — an adult — can quite literally sleep like a baby!

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh... I love this blanket so much. It is exactly what I was looking to add to our bed. My partner and I are warm sleepers, so a duvet cover always felt like too much. This is the perfect weight for all seasons, and we can easily add an extra blanket for winter months. I'm so happy with how it feels, looks, and lays on the bed. Amazing product." —Margaret E.

    Get this blanket from Muslin Comfort for $174.99+ (available in four sizes and colors).

    39. A septic safe jetted tub cleaner so you can actually enjoy using your tub instead of feeling like you're cooking in a bacteria soup.

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    Promising review: "Works better than anything else we have tried on our six-foot jetted hot tub. We have well water with lots of minerals. Oh Yuk gets the crud out fast and rinses easy. Been using it for three years and nothing else comes close." —Linda

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    40. A Seche Vite bundle containing a base and top coat dynamic duo that collab to help protect your freshly painted nails from playing out their seemingly favorite activity: chipping immediately. Maybe now you can stop going through expensive nail polish like nobody's business!

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    Promising review: "This set has been a game changer for great quality home manicures. Since using the base and top coat, I regularly get asked where I got my nails done and if they’re gel because they look so perfect! I do my nails on Sunday nights, and before using this set I’d usually be touching up chips by Tuesday night. With this base and top coat, they easily look great through Thursday and sometimes last the whole week." —Ev

    Get this set from Amazon for $8.85.

    41. An Eco Tools Facial Cleansing Brush revered for how it gives pores a deep clean while lightly exfoliating your skin so you can maximize the effect from even lower end facial cleansers and give the pricey stuff a *hard pass*.

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    Did I mention it's made of cotton and bamboo? That's right, it's vegan! 

    Promising review: "This facial brush is the perfect stiffness for my taste and easy to hold with its rounded, textured shape. With little effort, I can get a satisfying scrub that exfoliates without scraping too gently or too hard. I have sensitive, slightly oily skin and this is great." —Molly

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    42. A double-sided wheel desk so eating and working in your car can actually be comfortable and *much* less messy. Plus, do restaurants usually have recliners?? I don't think so.

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    Promising review: "Nothing fancy here. The product is quite simple. And quite effective. Hooking it around the steering wheel, the desk provides a nice, firm flat surface to put your meals upon. Or perhaps your laptop/tablet. This is a whole lot better than laying your meal across your lap or the seat next to you. And when done it's direct and simple to pop the thing off the steering wheel and put it back out of the way. A handy thing to have in your car in general." —Madoc Pope

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    43. And a 3D-printed clip-on sauce holder you can attach to your vents to help keep meals on-the-go more convenient and with less potential for sauce to get ~everywhere~.

    Limit3DitionShop

    Limit3DitionShop is a small business based in Texas that offers a variety of cool 3D-printed items.

    Promising review: "This is the coolest most innovative thing I’ve ever seen. This person needs to go on Shark Tank. So convenient and awesome that it comes in colors." —Julie Jones

    Get it from Limit3DitionShop on Etsy for $7.89 (available in 14 colors and two patterns).

    44. A John Frieda color-enhancing glaze capable of fooling everyone into thinking you just got back from a pricey salon appointment, when in reality you spent even less than your standard tip! This stuff adds a lil' extra shine to colored hair, enhances the hue of natural brown locks, and fills in damaged areas for ultimate smoothness.

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    Promising review: "I wanted my hair to be natural, but wanted to blend my color more naturally with my silver without chemicals or fake-looking colors. After applying dry and leaving on until product dried several times, before each shampoo (2x/week for me), I’ve achieved full, natural-looking color and healthy, natural hair. WOW. This lasts over two weeks. It doesn’t fade quickly. I am in the sun all day hiking and working on my vehicles and yard. The in-between levels look rose gold, which is beautiful and totally IN STYLE! I now have the option to color or not. I’m going to have to stock up on this product." —Jennifer Jones

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in two sizes and styles).

    45. Some Versed Game Over Acne Drying Treatment that uses bentonite clay, kaolin clay, and sulfur to calm breakouts as soon as they start so you can avoid popping, picking, and ultimately damaging your skin.

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    Versed

    The cleanser is formulated without parabens, silicones, or sulfates and is vegan and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "This was definitely successful in clearing up breakouts. It wasn't instant and took a few days of use, but it was effective in shrinking breakouts in two to three days. It also wasn't overly drying." —Rachel O

    Get it from Versed for $16.99.

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