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    24 Products That Are Better At Their Jobs Than You'll Ever Be At Yours

    Such overachievers.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A rust stain-removing spray that's so good at what it does, it doesn't even need your help. Just let it sit for a bit and do its thing β€” you won't have to scrub at all!

    Reviewers recommend using in a well-ventilated place!

    Check out more products that'll give you mind-blowing before and after photos.

    Promising review: "I can not say enough great things about this product. We just purchased a home that has a well with very high iron content in the water. I tried everything to remove the stains from our three toilets, but nothing worked. I found this product online and immediately ordered it. The results blew me away. I didn't have to scrub at all. I let it sit in the tank for several hours and the results floored me!" β€”Toni Huitt

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    2. Efficient five-blade herb scissors to make all that slicing and dicing a thing of the past. Plus, with over 1,000 positive reviews, you know they're ~a cut above~ the rest., Amazon

    They come with a safety cover, which can also be used to safely push all the extra herb cuttings off the blades!

    Promising review: "I grow many different herbs and it can be tedious cutting and preparing them for cooking, drying, and preserving. I used these right away and loved them!! Just be very careful, they are very SHARP, but that's a good thing! They were easy to use and I love the little sleeve that comes with them, not just for storage but to get every little bit of whatever you're preparing out from between the blades (do not use your finger). These are great for snipping right over your pan as you're cooking β€” no cutting board needed!" β€”Kiki

    Get them from Amazon for $14.87.

    3. A peppermint, spearmint, and lavender essential oil roll-on headache and migraine relief stick so you can stop taking so much ibuprofen and finally get your head in the game.

    Katy Herman/BuzzFeed, Yi Yang/BuzzFeed

    I started using this magical product last year and since then have told approximately 1,089,642 people about it. I keep one in my purse and one on my dresser, and I reorder before I'm actually close to running out. While it won't kill a major migraine on its own, it feels super soothing and cooling. If I end up taking ibuprofen for my headache, this is really nice to use while it kicks in. Also, if I just have a slight headache or just the beginnings of one, a few swipes of this (lightly on my temples and forehead and as heavily as I want on my neck) can actually knock it out or delay it getting worse. It's really changed my life, and I so wish I'd had it during high school and college to help me get through the day!

    Check out my full review here.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    4. A discreet, sexy necklace that is certainly good at being a cool looking piece of jewelry, but even better at being a secret, super quiet clitoral vibrator so you can take your O on the go.


    It has four settings and is USB rechargeable!

    Promising review: "What an AWESOME Accessory! This thing is beautiful. a girlfriend of ours was wearing one out at a club and we asked her what it was. She showed my wife and her eyes lit up like a Christmas tree β€” it is that stylish and sexy. I gave one to my wife on Christmas Eve, and she was so excited to try it out. We ended up using it first thing in the morning and had an amazing time with it. It's small enough that it can easily be adde to oral, but is also powerful enough to do the job. It's a great product, it looks and works great, and when she wears it out, it is so erotic and sexy!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69+ (lol, available in three colors).

    5. Stila Stay All Day waterproof liquid eyeliner, which reviewers claim to be the best of the best. Getting the perfect cat eye might not be as impossible as you thought.

    Rebecca O'Connell/BuzzFeed, @stilacosmetics / Via

    This awesome stuff is BuzzFeed Reviews' pick for the best mid-price liquid eyeliner! Check out one BuzzFeeder's rave review here.

    Promising review: "I love this product. It's so easy to apply and lasts SOOO LONG. Seriously, this eyeliner lasts literally an entire two days if you don't take it off at night. The black is also super black, which I love. I have had this eyeliner for a while now and it hasn't gotten watered down whatsoever." β€”Jenny Journals

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in nine colors).

    6. Shockingly effective water bottle cleaning tablets that deserve a medal or something, since we all know that getting your trusty beverage container TRULY clean is a nearly impossible feat.

    All you have to do is put one tablet and some warm water into your bottle and let it fizz all the ickiness away. The tablet will dissolve completely, so once you rinse it out, your bottle's all set to be used again! That means no more scrubbing and no residual soapy taste.

    Promising review: "I was a bit disgusted at the state of my tea cup once the flash went off on my camera, yikes! I use this cup for my daily tea at work and it's no secret that tea stains. I've purchased new mugs once they become stained, but they aren't cheap, so when I saw a BuzzFeed article about these capsules I was curious if they could actually clean this mess. The before and after pictures prove it right there! I've never reviewed a purchase before but I had to with this one. I let the tablet sit in hot water for eight hours and EVERYTHING poured out. There was a very faint chemical smell, but after washing the mug with dish soap and water it was gone. I highly recommend this product!" β€”Cassandra Cioffoletti

    Get a box of 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    7. Possibly heaven-sent pimple patches here to suck every last bit of gunk out of that nasty zit that appeared on your chin this morning. Because someone has to do the gross jobs, too., Amazon

    Promising review: "Okay, what is this sorcery?? I can't believe I never knew these existed. I seriously felt like a teenager again last weekend. Literally days after talking about how great my skin has been, this giant, painful, bulging zit was starting to form right in the middle of my chin. A week before my cousin's wedding, naturally. It was like it wouldn't stop growing, and spot treatment solution was doing absolutely nothing. It hurt so bad, and I couldn't help trying to pop it, but it refused. Then I heard about these. I placed one on my chin the second they arrived in the mail. After a few hours, I saw the white forming and I was curious and peeled it off. Then I put a fresh one on before bed, and come the next morning...HOLY COW, the entire dot of the patch was now a giant white blob. This zit was no joke. It's amazing how much fluid/pus had to get sucked out. Like I said, this is some magic. The zit completely went away within a day." β€”Heather R. Weather

    Get a box of 36 from Amazon for $4.18.

    8. Baby Foot foot peel, which over 7,000 reviewers swear by for giving their tootsies a gross-yet-satisfying exfoliating treatment. You can really see the a-peel.

    The kit comes with a pair of booties full of a lavender-scented soak that'll cause your feet to begin to peel in the days after use. Come on, admit it β€” peeling off that much icky skin is kind of a dream come true.

    Promising review: "WOAH! It definitely works! It's disgusting yet incredibly gratifying! My skin didn't REALLY start peeling until about five to seven days after the treatment, and I'll admit that I was really bad about pulling it off as I saw it as opposed to letting it slough off naturally, but it still worked great. Just make sure to soak your feet daily for at least 10 minutes. There was no pain or discomfort at all. This process does take some patience, and you're not going to want to show your tootsies during that week or so, but it's so worth it! It's by far the most effective exfoliation I've ever experienced. I kind of wish I could do this to my whole body, haha! I'll be using these regularly anytime my feet start to feel a little rough." β€”Wildflower

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    9. Magical makeup remover cloths that can remove basically a whole face of makeup with JUST WATER. Sorry, disposable wipes β€” you've been cancelled.


    They've got over 1,000 positive reviews and are machine washable so you can use them again and again!

    Promising review: "I was skeptical of these, but now I'm pretty sure they're what Mulan's outfit was made of when she wiped her makeup off on her sleeve in the movie. Even totally dry, they do a pretty impressive job of taking off all my makeup (including waterproof eyeliner and mascara) in a couple swipes. I like to use a little micellar water to make my skin feel a little cleaner. It's nice not to burn through so many cotton pads." β€”RachelM

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.49.

    10. The simple-yet-brilliant Cat Dancer, which has a tiny price tag and only one job β€” you guessed it, to make your cat dance. This ridiculous-antic-inducing gizmo is only $2, but your feline's pure joy will be priceless.,

    It's got over 3,000 paws-itive reviews!!!

    Promising review: "I have a whole room filled with cat toys that my cat is not interested in. It's funny how the least expensive cat toy I have makes him go wild. He plays with this until he's panting like a dog and I've never seen him jump so high. I'm certain this toy will help him lose his belly. He loves it! I highly recommend it!" β€”Kwoo

    Get it from Amazon for $1.99.

    11. The Hydro Flask, the water bottle that all other water bottles aspire to be. Like, they had posters of the Hydro Flask on the walls of their rooms growing up. And why not? It's super-insulated, double-walled, BPA-free, and just plain pretty.


    One of the reasons this baby makes other drinking containers hang their heads in shame is because of the "powder coating," a finish that's smooth but also makes it easier to grip and totally protects against condensation. I recently bought one in a slightly different shape and I'm low-key obsessed with it. The shape is really simple, without a lot of nooks and crannies, so when you wash it it feels easier to get all the soap out without leaving an aftertaste. The carry loop on the top is so convenient, and it's just so dang sleek! It has never once leaked in the month I've had it, even though I usually have that problem with water bottles. It's amazing!

    Promising review: "UNFREAKINGBELIEVABLE!!! This thing is THE BOMB!!! AWESOME!!! I got this from my son as a Christmas present. He ordered this insulated flask for me knowing it would not only keep water cool, but that it would also keep coffee or tea warm. It's not like I was unfamiliar with thermal liquid containers, but none of them have been any different than those that came before. So I was like, 'Okay, that's nice, it keeps stuff warm or cold, yeah yeah yeah, thank you, sweetie.' Well...obviously I had no idea. When I realized that my morning coffee was still burn-my-lips hot by 4 p.m., we decided to test it. We poured hot tea in to the thermos one morning, then screwed on the lid. We opened it and stuck in our fingers each evening and morning to test the temperature. The result? Three days. It kept tea hot for THREE FREAKING DAYS. This thing is unbelievable and I love it!!! You deserve this. Get one!" β€”Love Albrecht Howard

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in four sizes and 24 colors).

    12. Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink liquid lipstick, which is not one of those products that's content to just pay ~lip service~ and claim it'll last all day. This stuff actually will.

    Jennifer Tonti/BuzzFeed

    Read one BuzzFeeder's rave review here (#1), and check out more of the best lipsticks you can get on Amazon.

    Promising review: "'SuperStay' is right. In the image on the left, the top is right after application, and the bottom is after eight hours and two meals, with no touch-ups (the color is "Ruler"). It stays on amazingly well. It easily survives a day of work/class. It's not particularly drying either, though I have had to scrub it pretty well with a washcloth in the shower to get it off. Still, it's more than worth it to me to not have to worry about my lipstick all day, even after meals. I'll definitely be buying more in different colors. This has become my go-to lipstick." β€”kclareq

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in 23 colors).

    13. An incredible natural stain remover that refuses to half-ass its tasks. It won't settle for just preventing a stain from being noticeable β€” it'll make you question whether the stain was ever really there to begin with.

    Yi Yang/BuzzFeed

    It's gluten-free, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, vegan, and cruelty-free! Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this stain remover.

    Promising review: "I've tried several stain removers and have to say this stuff really does work. It has removed: blood, grape juice, baby barf, chocolate, grass stains, sweat stains, melon, pretty much everything. I was almost shocked at how well this worked. My wife says they should rename it 'chill mom,' because she no longer worries about stains at all. That's priceless when you have a very curious and adventurous little boy who keeps finding new ways to get dirty." β€”Martin Isaksen

    Get it from Amazon $11.61.

    14. Colorful Sharpie fine-tip art pens capable of producing lines so bright and clean I'm amazed we're even allowed to show you them on this website β€” they're borderline porn for office supply lovers., Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm an absolute office supply nerd. I love searching for better pens and pencils, and few things make me happier than finding the ultimate writing tool. These pens are this writing tool. They don't smear while writing like so many other pens do. They also don't bleed through unless you use really thin, cheap notebook paper or press down really hard, and they have bold ink that doesn't fade or run out. I hate having to scribble with a dying pen to get it to work, but I don't have this problem when using these pens. My hand also hurts considerably less when using these pens compared to a pencil, especially after an hour of note writing in lectures. Writing utensil snobs rejoice!" β€”Kooky Kitty Reviews

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $11.54+.

    15. Drop Stop seat gap fillers, which are basically superheroes disguised as pieces of neoprene. They'll rescue your phone, keys, and change from falling into the abyss between your car seats ever damn day.


    No wonder they've got over 4,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "The gap between the seat and center console in our car is big enough to lose french fries and debit cards in, but not big enough to fit my adult hand when I try to retrieve anything. Now, with the Drop Stop, I don't have to worry about it anymore. It's great when it keeps things from going into the Gap of No Return. Once, I was in the car by myself and I literally said out loud, 'Thank you, Drop Stop,' like I was in an infomercial." β€”Rhett A Lahey

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $19.99.

    16. A charcoal deodorizer bag that deserves to earn some overtime; it can be used over and over to keep your stink-prone spaces smelling fresh for up to two years!


    It's got over 3,500 positive reviews, and a single bag can deodorize up to 90 square feet.

    Promising review: "I'm super impressed with this odor-eliminating bag. When I moved in with my now-hubby, he gave me one of his small closets in which he used to hang his clothes and also put dirty laundry and wet clothes and towels on the carpet floor. Needless to say, this closet reeked. I tried putting a bowl of vinegar in there to remove the odor, but it made it worse. I tried baking soda and vacuuming several times to no avail. I gave up. The smell of dirty, wet dog, bacteria-infested closet is not something you get used to, even after a few years. Then I stumbled upon this, but didn't want to expect much since nothing else had worked. Wow, this little bag makes a world of difference! After hanging this in my closet, I went in the next day and there was NO smell. NO SMELL! The rancid odor is gone! I also put one of these bags in my car since I leave my stinky flats that I wear to work in my car. The best part is that it's fragrance-free, chemical-free, non-toxic, and lasts up to two years." β€”lakersmomma

    Get one from Amazon for $9.52+ (available in two colors).

    17. Shea Moisture African black soap, an oil-absorbing, exfoliating, and moisturizing bar made with shea butter that's here to prove you don't need a zillion fancy shmancy skincare products. The solution to all your skin woes just might be this under-$5 wonder.

    Personally, I absolutely swear by this stuff. I've never had major acne struggles, but I do get zits just like everyone else and am prone to nasty rashes on my forehead. I've been using this for about six months, and while I'm not 100% free of pimples (as a person with bangs and who uses the aforementioned roll-on essential oil stick for headaches, I can never really expect to be), people have literally told me I'm glowing lately, and I have to agree! I also don't get my flare-ups of dermatitis on my forehead when I use it daily. I really think this stuff has done wonders for my skin. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this miraculous soap.

    Promising review: "This soap is absolutely incredible. I'm in my late 20s and I've suffered with acne for a good chunk of my life and never found anything that worked, until now. After the first use, my face was smoother. After a few days, I could tell my existing acne was healing and I wasn't getting any new blemishes. After a week, my skin was clear. After two weeks, my face is completely smooth, with no new breakouts, and I'm happier than ever. Not only is my skin clear, by my confidence is boosted. I work in sales so I'm face-to-face with people all day, and I finally feel like, for the first time in my life, people aren't just staring at my breakouts. This soap is AWESOME! The left set of pictures are from about two months ago. The others are from this afternoon. I wash my face twice a day with this soap and it doesn't dry my face out at all. I don't use anything else with it." β€”Dana Cammarata

    Get it from Amazon for $4.18.

    18. A bottle of The Bucko soap scum and grime remover spray to send all the icky soap scum in your tub packing β€” for good.


    Promising review: "Have you ever seen the movie The Santa Clause? There's a scene where Tim Allen's character shaves away his white beard and then ~WHOOSH!~ it reappears instantaneously. That's basically my bathtub and soap scum. I've tried many products to keep it at bay, but this is the only one that has ever really worked. Not only does it have a cute dog on the packaging, it also allows me to (easily!) wipe away dastardly soap scum without having to use a lot of muscle! Which is great, because I don't exactly have a lot of muscle to use." β€”Mallory McInnis

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88.

    19. A 13-pocket purse organizer that'll effortlessly do what you thought was impossible β€” actually allow you to find what you're looking for in your giant tote., Amazon

    Promising review: "I travel a lot and like to use totes rather than a handbag. The challenge is keeping that open space organized β€” everything falls to the bottom of the tote! This organizer is perfect. A firm felt fabric holds my phone, papers, cosmetics, pen, notebook, etc,. without any issues retrieving any of them. It also has a clip-on strap that attaches to my keys, and it's long enough to reach from inside my tote to unlock the door! So clever and very handy. The center section of the organizer is a removable zippered pouch that could be used as a smaller organizer in another bag or can be removed if I have a larger item to carry in the center of the bag. The organizer also works great for moving from tote to tote. It's the right size and height. All in all, I'm very happy with the purchase!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.88+ (available in three sizes and 10 colors).

    20. A handy little knife sharpener designed to be easily held against the edge of your counter so you won't scratch up your surfaces when sharpening. It's efficient, effective, get the point.


    Promising review: "I'm very surprised by how well this product works. I make knives and sharpen my knives by Japanese wet stone or belt grinder. I sharpen my mom's and grandma's knives by stone whenever I visit. I've tried to teach my mom to use a honing stick while I'm gone to keep the knives in good shape, but she can't seem to get the hang of it, so I decided to buy this product because of the simplicity of use. I tested it on a few of my dull knives at home, and it takes about 10 strokes on the course grind and 10 strokes on the fine grind to get a sharp enough edge to slice printer paper without tearing. I love how simple and how little time it takes to sharpen a knife enough for kitchen use. Now my mom and grandma can sharpen their knives whenever they need it. I highly recommend this product!" β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in three colors).

    21. Bar Keepers Friend multi-surface cleanser, which just might make you fire all of your other cleaning products. This one's the employee of the month...the year...the lifetime.

    Kayla Suazo/BuzzFeed

    Yup, that's my coworker Kayla's stove before and after using this stuff. Check out her full review here.

    Promising review: "I’m not gonna lie....I NEVER write reviews. But when I used this product and saw what it could actually do, I just had to say something. We bought a fixer-upper house, and the porcelain tub was in rough shape. I’d taken down shower doors that had been there for probably 30 years and knocked out the tile surrounding the tub, and the caulk had practically become a permanent part of the tub itself. I scraped and scraped, which of course left tons of scuff marks. THOSE SCUFF MARKS ARE GONE because of this stuff. It’s like those doors were never there. It did take some elbow grease β€”Β it’s not a spray-and-wipe type of product β€” but it wasn’t a ton of work by any means. You won’t be disappointed." β€”Lesley

    Get the liquid cleanser plus two scrubbing cloths from Amazon for $17.99.

    22. The Furminator, a miraculous shed-reducing brush that's specially designed to remove loose hair from your pet's undercoat while keeping the topcoat intact. Grooming your pet and feeling like you barely scratched the surface? Fur-get about it.,

    It's got an ejector button that makes it easy to empty, not to mention over 12,000 (!!!!) positive reviews.

    Promising review: "This thing is ridiculous. You may think you've brushed the hair off your dog, but oh no, my friend, you haven't. Let's get one thing clear, your dog has too much hair, and the Furminator seems like it was sent by aliens in the future to help you fix that. When you're done, you'll have little fur tumbleweeds bouncing around while you stare in disbelief at your dog, who'll still have fur, somehow, despite the hairpocalype unleashed by this little brush. This is the be-all and end-all of grooming products for your dog. If you hate having animal hair in your house, and have the discipline to use it every week, the Furminator will change your life." β€”Seth A. Ratner

    Get the one for dogs from Amazon for $24.99+ (available for short- or long-haired pups and in five sizes). Get the one for cats here.

    23. A genius jewelry clasp that'll make creating a perfect, tangle-free layered necklace look a total breeze.

    Kayla Suazo/BuzzFeed, TheresaRose/Etsy

    The two sides of the clasp come apart and fasten together (but not by a lobster clasp, because who has time for that?!?), and each side hooks to one end of the necklaces.

    Promising review: "I recently bought a couple of these and had one of those very real WHY DIDN'T I BUY ONE OF THESE SOONER moments. They do an amazing job at keeping your necklaces from tangling as you wear them, and I love that I can layer several of my favorites at once. I am forever sold on these." β€”Kayla Suazo

    Get it from TheresaRose on Etsy for $12.49+ (available in two colors and for two strands or three).

    24. And a fit-and-flare dress that may be one of the most perfect spring dresses to ever grace the planet. I'm talking about a dress that is, in the immortal words of Hilary Duff, what dreams are made of.


    And obviously, both of these flawless spring styles have POCKETS.

    Get the burgundy for $14.97 (available in sizes S-4X and in two colors) or the pink for $129 (available in sizes XXS-4X), both from ModCloth.

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