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    34 Products That Have A Job To Do And Do It Well

    Products so good at their jobs they deserve a promotion.

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    1. 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.

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

    3. Hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, and paraben-free makeup brush-cleaning "shampoo" to have your beloved brushes suds-enly looking like new.

    4. Miracle-Gro indoor plant food spikes, which seriously live up to their name. Like, I think you could actually keep a plant alive if you tried this stuff (and I know that's no easy task).

    5. 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 — you won't have to scrub at all!

    6. The simple-yet-brilliant Cat Dancer, which has a tiny price tag and only one job — 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.

    7. Howard Feed-N-Wax Wood Polish and Conditioner, a beeswax and orange oil formula that's basically like a spa treatment for your wood surfaces. In addition to polishing, it adds a protective layer and helps prevent the wood from drying out or fading.

    8. A natural shoe deodorizing spray made with lemongrass, mint, and tea tree essential oils that over 3,000 positive reviewers say can save even those shoes so stinky, you'd considered banishing them to a deep circle of Hell.

    9. 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.

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

    11. Adjustable bed sheet fasteners that'll actually keep your fitted sheet in place ONCE 👏 AND 👏 FOR 👏 ALL. Really.

    12. 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.

    13. The Hydro Flask, the VSCO-famous 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.

    14. 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. Gross work, but someone — or something's — gotta do it.

    15. 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.

    16. 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 — they're borderline porn for office supply lovers.

    17. 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.

    18. An argan oil, vitamin E, and aloe vera hair serum so you can get a Mia Thermopolis-level makeover for dry, frizzy hair. No need to call Paolo and risk having him spill your secrets.

    19. A ~sweet~ little clay bear who's more than just a cute face. Add water to him, and he'll soften brown sugar you'd thought had hardened past use.

    20. 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.

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

    22. CND SolarOil, a low-key magical oil here to banish brittle nails and dry cuticles for good. Nailed it!

    23. A stunningly effective diamond cleaning stick precise enough to clean every every last corner of your most prized gems and get them to shine as bright as Rihanna said they would.

    24. Glisten Disposal Care foaming cleaner, which'll not only quickly stop your garbage disposal from smelling like something died down there, but also look dang cool doing it.

    25. A bottle of The Bucko soap scum and grime remover spray to send all the icky soap scum in your tub packing — for good.

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

    27. Bar Keepers Friend multi-surface cleanser, which'll probably make you wonder why all any other cleaning products exist when this stuff can do the job better than any of them.

    28. 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.

    29. A highly-reviewed foot massage roller for a soothing tootsie massage that might even be better than the one you're always begging your S.O. to give you (not that you would know, since they never agree to do it), especially if you struggle with foot pain.

    30. A charcoal deodorizer bag that's a bit of an overachiever tbh. A single bag can be used over and over to keep your stink-prone spaces (up to 90 square feet) smelling fresh for up to two years!

    31. NYX matte finish setting spray, an amazingly affordable spritz that over 4,800 reviewers swear by for seriously locking in their makeup ~lewks~. I'm talking all dang day, people!!!

    32. An ingenious hot air brush that's basically a blowdryer and round brush in one, so you won't feel like you need about three more limbs to get a profesh-looking blowout at home. You may also never feel like you need to visit the salon again.

    33. 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.

    34. A hairbrush cleaning tool for anyone, who, like me, becomes disgusted by hair the second it is no longer attached to a head and would like to banish buildup from their hair tools ASAP.