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    32 Products With Before-And-After Photos That May Make You Think Your Eyes Are Playing Tricks On You, But Trust Me, They're Not

    The proof is in the reviewer photos.

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    1. Black Diamond Ultimate Grout Cleaner to restore your grout to a color that you didn't even know it was supposed to be.

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    The reviewer above says they got these amazing results by using the product with a steam cleaner!

    Promising review: "I knew my grout was dirty but I didn't realize how disgusting it was until I used this cleaner. It arrived yesterday and I decided to test a small area to see how well it worked. Sprayed on and waited three minutes. I then used a brush to agitate the dirt in the grout, which was much easier than I expected it to be. I thought I was going to have to scrub hard; instead, it was a very simple back and forth motion and the dirt immediately came loose and out of the grout. I then used a very wet dish towel to clean up the cleaner and dirt. The results were significantly better than I anticipated. I'm buying more to finish my entire home." —FatherOf4

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    2. A 20-pack of multi-surface eraser sponges that may not be the name brand, but do not mess around when it comes to messes. Like in the pics below, I imagine the sponge saying (if sponges could talk, that is) "Ha! You call yourself PERMANENT marker? We'll see about that."

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    Promising review: "Overall, I am VERY IMPRESSED. For me, these hold up better than a Mr. Clean magic eraser. They got stains out of my kitchen counter tops, out of my bathroom sink, and even cleaned the shower so well it looked like I had bleached the whole thing! Very happy and will continue to buy in the future. I've even given some to my family to convince them how great they are." —SierraH

    Get 20 sponges from Amazon for $9.95.

    3. A marvelous sink cleaner to polish all sorts of sink surfaces, from porcelain to acrylic to granite, and help eliminate stains and scuffs you had been getting the ~sinking~ feeling you were just gonna have to live with.

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    It also creates a shiny, water-repellent surface so water will just bead off.

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a cleaning product that would remove the stains from my acrylic sink without damaging the surface. I FOUND IT!! This product is unbelievable. Yes, it does require an investment of time and elbow grease, but the results were amazing. It removed stains that had been in my white acrylic sink for quite some time and left the surface squeaky clean, smooth and shiny, without a scratch. If you have an acrylic sink, this is the product for you. I HIGHLY recommend it!! I'm going to try it on my mother's enamel sink next, and definitely intend to buy Hope's Perfect Sink again. It DOES live up to its name!!" —Beckett

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

    4. 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 — and no one will believe you when you say you didn't reapply.

    Above, reviewer wearing a red lip. Below, the reviewer wearing the lipstick which is only  slightly faded
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    Read one BuzzFeeder's rave review of Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink (#1).

    Promising review: "'SuperStay' is right. 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." —kclareq

    Get it from Amazon for $7.12+ (available in 45 colors).

    5. 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, so it's time to cue a rom-com makeover montage for your cabinet doors.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this polish!

    Promising review: "I read about this in a BuzzFeed article, read the reviews, and looked at the images posted by reviewers. I figured for under $10, why not. Our house is about 20 years old and things are starting to just look worn. Add kids and a dog to the house and you have plenty of scratched up or water-stained wood. This is magic in a bottle! The first picture is a door the dog scratched up. While the scratches are still there, you can no longer see them. The other picture is of a window that was left cracked open when we were gone and it rained. The wood was trashed, but now it looks brand new. I bought on a whim and now I've added it to my monthly Subscribe and Save." —ByteMe

    Get it from Amazon for $11.66.

    6. 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.

    Above, a reviewer holding a cloudy ring. Below, the ring with the jewel sparkly and clear
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    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this amazing stick.

    Promising review: "If I could give this 20 stars, I would! After reading all the reviews on this, I was expecting it to work, but I was still amazed by how great it worked! It seriously made me realize that I ring I inherited from a family member 15 years ago was a completely different color than I thought it was. In the 15 years I've had this ring, I've never seen the actual color of the stone! My mind was blown! I'll have one of these on hand for the rest of my life." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.71.

    7. A bottle of anti-dandruff shampoo to make those dry flakes on your scalp do a Houdini-level vanishing act.

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    It's got over 5,000 positive reviews, and works for more than just dandruff. I get recurring bouts of fungal acne on my forehead, and over the summer I started using this at the recommendation of the interwebs (its key ingredient is an antifungal). Every other day, I would put it on the affected area like a wash-off mask, let it sit for a few minutes, and rinse off. My forehead looked better the next day!

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely amazing. I was one step away from going to the dermatologist. I had severe dandruff that was so bad I could shake my head and it would come off. With just a few uses per week, I got rid of all of my flakes. My scalp also stopped burning from dryness. My hair has never been healthier." —Moo Moo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.84 (or $14.10 with the Subscribe & Save option).

    8. Or Briogeo's Scalp Revival Charcoal and Coconut Oil Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo, because your dry, flaky scalp is craving the same exfoliating scrub treatment you give your face. Plus, it works so fast it's basically magic.

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    The pics above are with just ONE wash!!! This stuff is cruelty-free and made with tea tree, coconut, and peppermint oils. Plus it's from a Black woman-owned brand! 🙌

    Promising review: "Totally amazing and beyond expectations. Chronic dry scalp for over a year, and with **one use**, super awesome results. My head feels fantastic and no more flaking. I'm going to buy a vat of this stuff and swim around in it! Really worth it." —Jana

    Get it from Amazon for $42.

    9. Miracle-Gro indoor plant food spikes, which seriously live up to their name. No one will believe the ~thriving~ plant in your apartment is the same one that was looking droopy as heck just last week. No, you didn't just sneak out and buy a new one — you actually kept a plant alive for once!!!

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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! Check out BuzzFeed's full Miracle-Gro plant food spikes write-up.

    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 a pack of 24 spikes from Amazon for $2.98. Get a version just for orchids here.

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

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    Promising review: "I had a problem with my cuticles getting so dry that they would split sometimes, and no matter how many times I put lotion on my hands they would never get moist enough to lay flat like they’re supposed to. My nails were dry and brittle, so I’d end up with one breaking and then have to cut them all back in order to have them the same length. This oil has ended all of that. Now I have to cut them back because they seem to be growing faster. I haven’t had a nail split since the day I started using this oil. It soaks into your cuticles and nails so well. I was really good at using it every day in the beginning, but in the last week I got busy and and only used it twice so I ended up with a split cuticle. That’ll help you remember, right?!?! I got back on track these last two days and the cuticle is healed already. That’s just how moisturizing this stuff is. I highly recommend it!" —mlasorensen

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    11. A headlight lens restoration kit to make your headlights look so shiny and new, other drivers may pull over just to take a moment and say "Wow." Maybe even in an Owen Wilson voice if you're lucky.

    Above, a very cloudy headlight and the text "Before." Below, the same headlight looking super clear with the text "After." The reviewer has used blue masking tape around the edges of the headlight as they worked
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    It's got over 7,000 positive reviews!!! The kit comes with six sanding disk pads and a holder to attach them to a drill, four finishing disks, a refining disk, and rubbing compound.

    Promising review: "You'll need to supply an electric drill, a water source, a low stool to sit on, towels, and some good masking tape. Worked better than expected. After replacing one headlight assembly on a 16-year-old Audi, we used this to restore the other side, a huge 18" wrap-around unit in very bad shape. Had to use more than half of the supplied discs. There were no supplies worth saving after we finished. One side took about an hour from set up through clean up. This kit should be plenty for two full headlights. When it was done, from 10 feet away, it was hard to tell 16 years old from new. Any remaining imperfections were along the edge (because I wasn't about to remove the entire headlight unit) or on the inside of the lens. It's a breeze if you do a thorough job with masking tape and keep the disc spinning and moving. It's really easy if you can follow the included written directions." —Nothin' Fancy

    Get it from Amazon for $13.14.

    12. A giant foot file that'll make even the crustiest tootsies smoother than you ever thought possible — and that's no small feet.

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    This miracle worker has got over 3,800 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "This thing is pretty amazing. I was skeptical for sure, since I've tried all kinds of lotions, balms, and stone-based products, none of which helped my heels whatsoever. I've worn socks to bed for years, because if I don't the sheets hardly last a week before they have holes rubbed through them. My wife ordered this thing that looks like a mini cheese grater, lol, and after two minutes — two minutes!! — of rubbing it on my heel, it's a complete 180. I never would've believed it until I tried it myself. This is well worth double what it costs." —LBK

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. A special pill-removing, pumice-esque stone made just for restoring your favorite clothes to their former glory. Like, they could almost pass for new (if you didn't already have 87 pictures of yourself wearing them on your Instagram that prove otherwise).

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    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Maitland Quitmeyer swears by hers! She writes: "Like many of you, I've been living in sweats and PJs during this almost-year of WFH full time. And it's made me revisit the state of some of my loungewear. Take for example, this college sweatshirt I wear all the time — as evidenced by the rather EXTENSIVE pilling all over it. So when I saw this pumice-esque sweater stone (it's made from upcycled car windshield glass — how cool is that?!), I decided it was worth the try. We've featured electric pill removers (mostly the fan-favorite Conair one) many times, and they really work. But sometimes you're looking for a little more detail or control — that's where this stone comes in handy. I was able to navigate around the contours of the logo on my sweatshirt with ease, removing pills using the corner or the entire flat bottom in a few quick strokes. It truly took no time at all — the sweatshirt was done in mere minutes. The only thing I would note is that particles do 'fall out' of the stone, so do your pill-removing on a surface that's easy to sweep or vacuum up at the end."

    Get it from Celsious (A Black woman-owned, Brooklyn-based small business) for $17 or from Amazon for $10.32.

    14. Pumie Toilet Bowl Ring Remover, aka a pumice stone with a handy handle sure to produce results that'll bowl you over.

    On the left, a thoroughly rust-stained toilet, and on the right, the toilet with about 80% of the stains gone
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    It's great for hard water marks in the tub, too!

    Promising review: "We rented a home and the toilets were disgusting. The picture above is after just five minutes with the stone. I had tried bleach, every toilet bowl cleaner available, and countless hours of scrubbing to no avail, but this stone worked instantly! I will be buying several more! The stone does dissolve when scrubbing so you need a couple. I was able to completely do almost two toilets that looked awful with one stone!" —CristaCross

    Get it from Amazon for $11.80 (or $11.21 with the Subscribe & Save option).

    15. Tilex Mold and Mildew Remover spray for a visible difference in your shower tiles and other scummy spots in your bathroom in a flash. Plus, your tiles won't just look really clean, but be really clean — this stuff kills 99.9% of mildew and mold.

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    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Elizabeth Lilly says, "This will magically fade those ugly pink stains that regular bleach won't remove from grout. The best part is that you can just generously spray it on your tile shower surround and come back to it in 10 minutes for a VISIBLE effect!"

    Get a pack of two 16-ounce bottles from Amazon for $14.82.

    16. 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.

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    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!" —Cassandra Cioffoletti

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

    17. A Cerama Bryte cooktop cleaning kit, which has everything you need to ensure that even the most stubborn stains on your smooth-top range will be ~cooked~.

    Above, a scratched and stained smooth top range with the text "before." Below, the range clean with the stains gone and the text "After"
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    It comes with a bottle of cleaner, a scraper, and a cleaning pad.

    Promising review: "I rarely write reviews unless something blows me away. I bought my house almost two years ago, and the cooktop has always been a bit dirty looking and it bugged me, but nothing I bought worked that well. I am so upset it took me so long to buy this product. My cooktop hasn’t looked this good, ever. I never thought I’d get it this clean and shiny, ever. I’ll admit it took a lot of elbow grease and time with the scraper to get the rings around the burners off. When I was done with that alone I was happy, and figured that was probably as good as it would get. Then I used the scrubber with the Cerama Bryte and it did wonders. When it got to the point of polishing with the paper towel, I was blown away. Check out the photos, it is night and day. I would recommend this product to anyone." —Lauren Langer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. Washable microfiber mop pads that'll fit on your trusty Swiffer WetJet or similar mops so you can kick wasteful and pricey disposable pads to the curb. You'll be shocked — and perhaps horrified — by how much more ick they can pick up than the mop heads you have been using.

    a clean unused pad and a used pad that's collected tons of dust and hair
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    One pad can last up to 100 washes and works on pretty much any surface, from wood to tile to stone.

    Promising review: "I did not realize how dirty my floors were until I tried this product. It does a much deeper clean than the paper pads. You can see the difference between a new one and cloth pad used in just one room in the photo. The pads clean easily from just throwing it in the wash without pre-washing it. Great product!" —Clarita

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $14.95.

    19. NYX matte finish setting spray, an amazingly affordable spritz that reviewers swear by for seriously locking in their makeup looks all dang day. Does anyone want to play spot the difference with the two pics below? Because I think it would be a challenge.

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    It's cruelty-free!!!

    Promising review: "This is the first time I've ever used a setting spray, but it was my daughter's graduation and 99 degrees outside. I sat outside for three hours in the heat! We went out to dinner and to the store before I finally got home to take off my makeup. I was a little shinier than before I left, but very happy with this spray!" —Jess Y.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47.

    20. A multi-surface pet stain and odor eliminator that over 9,000 people (and presumably their furry friends) swear by. Because even the goodest boys and girls sometimes make messes, and you'll want to have this on hand (er, paw) when they do so it can be like it never happened.

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    You can use it on floors, clothes, carpets, furniture, and pretty much anything else.

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this stain remover.

    Promising review: "This is magic! These pics were taken over the course of about 35 minutes. These are year old stains! I’m sold." —Joshua Hurston Hall

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (or $18.97 with the Subscribe & Save option).

    21. Majorly space-saving hangers to transform your tiny closet into something you can work with, even if you've got an extensive wardrobe. They also come with the added benefit of helping you convince your mom that no, you do not have too many T-shirts/jean jackets/floral dresses, because look, they all fit in one corner of the closet!!!

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    There are hanger hooks on both ends, so you can attach either one (like in the pics above for maximum space-saving) or both (to hang easily-wrinkled clothes a little farther apart) sides to your closet rod. Each one has five slots for more hangers, so one set can store up to 50 pieces.

    Promising review: "TEARS OF JOY. Okay, I know that's dramatic, but I cannot say enough about how these hangers have transformed my tiny, odd-shaped closet. I was so desperate for more space, I was considering spending big bucks to have a professional come in and redesign the space. Then I found these and it's like my hanging space quadrupled! It feels downright luxurious in my closet now. I can see all my clothes and nothing is squished together like it used to be. I can also comfortably add a substantial amount of clothing and would still have room to grow. BUY THESE IMMEDIATELY!" —milanina77

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $13.99.

    22. Some reusable keyboard cleaning goo that'll reach into the dusty depths between your keys that you could never figure out how to clean and pick up crumbs that have been there since you were bingeing Tiger King (so, a small eternity ago).

    A before and after of a reviewer's keyboard caked with dust then way less dusty
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    Gunk sticks to the putty and won't come back out, so you can just squish it into a new shape and use it over and over again. Note that this doesn't kill germs, so you should still be using a disinfectant wipe for that!

    Promising review: "This stuff is magic. If you have a keyboard, a work phone, plastic fruit, tops of candles, silk plants and flowers, a cell phone, car shelves and cup holders...I’m sure there are many, many other uses but these are the things I use it on and it works like magic!!!!" —janna

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $16.99.

    23. A stainless-steel tongue scraper to banish bad breath and gross buildup so effectively, it'll leave you (clean) tongue-tied.

    On the left, a reviewer's tongue with grayish-white residue coating the back. On the right, the same reviewer's tongue looking pink and clean
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    The reviewer in the photos above got these results after using the tool every day for two months!

    Promising review: "I was a bit skeptical about this and had it in my wishlist for quite a few months before buying. My tongue would be pretty dirty and white and could never really be fully cleaned with a toothbrush or anything else I tried. After purchasing and using it, I only wish I'd gotten it sooner and it's one of my best purchases. It is just a single piece of metal, but it has a an edge that's just sharp enough to scrape all the nasty stuff off without hurting. It takes a few days to get used to, but I don't have much problem using it to clean deep in the back of my tongue. It's easy to clean and all the dirt rinses right off. I would highly recommend this, there's really nothing else that has done a good as a job cleaning my tongue." —Alan

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    24. Game-changing Rubbermaid Freshworks containers, which may come with the side effect of making it even harder to remember the last time you went to the grocery store. When your berries still look perfect and ripe after over a week, who's to say???

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    Okay, so technically these are less "before and after" photos and more "with and without" photos. The pics above are BuzzFeed Shopping editor Natalie Brown's strawberries after 10 days (!!!), with the one on the left kept in the store container and the one on the right kept in one of these dishwasher-safe, BPA-free wonders. Check out her full Rubbermaid Freshworks review.

    Promising review: "I wish I'd gotten these sooner. I bought strawberries for my children, and then I forgot about them. I found them in the back of the refrigerator almost TWO WEEKS later, and they were still good. They keep blackberries for a really long time. Lettuce (washed and cut up, even) has lasted close to three weeks. The real miracle is how long it keeps zucchini. Zucchini starts to get mushy in the crisper drawer after just a few days. Again, these miracle containers have kept it fresh for close to two weeks now. I've kept cut cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, sliced bell peppers, cut jicama, and carrots in these containers. I've had fantastic results with all of them. I love these so much, I ordered a second set. If I had more room in my fridge, I'd get more!" —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $10.69+ (available in four sizes). Find more sizes and buying options here.

    25. Glossier Boy Brow, a hypoallergenic, cruelty-free brow shaping and filling gel that several of my coworkers LITERALLY never stop talking about. Based on the amazing but natural-looking difference it makes, I can totally see why.

    On the left, AnaMaria with thin brows, with the text "Before :[." On the right, AnaMaria holding up a tube of the product in brown with her brows filled in
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    BuzzFeed Shopping editor AnaMaria Glavan says, "The precision that is required to literally draw in an eyebrow is a feat of Da Vinci proportions — and no, I’m not being overdramatic. I have tried to use pencil brow liners and it looked like a 3-year-old drew on my face. But dilemma time: when I put on my foundation, I feel like my eyebrows blend into my skin. So what should a girl who cannot color inside the lines of her brows do? Here’s what I needed: an eyebrow filler that would very lightly enhance my eyebrows (I prefer a natural-looking makeup routine), act like gel for all the unruly hairs that live above my eyes, and have a brusher application that would make the ordeal an easy one. No pencils. Step in Boy Brow, a cult-favorite that is loved by everyone and their Insta-famous mothers. But believe the hype: this magic bottle is proof that not all heroes wear capes. The creamy formula, which comes in blond, black, clear, and brown (which is what I used!), goes on smoothly and doesn’t require a lot of product to do the job. One coat was more than enough! My facial caterpillars have never looked better." Check out her full Boy Brow review (#5).

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in five shades).

    26. Microfiber makeup remover cloths capable of swiping off even the toughest products with just WATER (yup, you read that right).

    A reviewer wearing full-face Halloween makeup, with one side intact and the other side pretty much completely removed except for mascara
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    As if that wasn't easy enough, these are also 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." —RachelM

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99 (or $4.49 with the Subscribe & Save option).

    27. A super affordable rust stain remover that'll miraculously banish even the most impossible stains with zero scrubbing. Because, sing it with me, "I don't want no scrubbing!"

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this spray.

    Promising review: "Everyone needs this product! I don't write reviews, but I do read them before I buy anything. I just had to write one for this product. Seeing is believing. These are before and after pictures of our bathtub. It was gross and orange rust-stained. Not even Mr. Clean Magic Erasers touched the stains. But now it's shiny and looks brand new. I sprayed it on (yes, it's more of a liquid than a gel but it still works). I came back an hour later and wiped it off. No elbow grease needed. The majority of the rust was gone — the only thing left was soap scum and that easily wiped away. I'll be buying this stuff again!" —NMP

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    28. A super effective and hygienic toilet cleaning wand with removable antibacterial, deodorizing heads for the cleanest latrine you've ever seen. You might even wonder if all that gunk was ever really there to begin with, or if it was all just a horrible, horrible dream.

    On the left, a toilet bowl super stained with brown gunk. On the right, the same toilet almost entirely white
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    Pssst...in case you're wondering how the toilet above got so gross to begin with, the reviewer says it's used by their cats!

    The kit comes with a wand, six refill heads loaded with Clorox, and a storage caddy. The wand has a handy switch that'll let you drop the used head right in the trash so you don't have to touch any nastiness. Plus, the sponge is specially shaped to get into nooks and crannies under the rim, and it can also help remove calcium stains and rust! Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on these wands.

    Promising review: "When I moved into my current apartment, I inherited a toilet brush that had probably been used by the previous six tenants. It was nasty and disgusting. I'd had these toilet wands before, but I'd left them at my old apartment, so I knew I needed a replacement. These are so easy to use. You snap the sponge head onto the wand, clean your toilet, and unlock the used sponge head over the trash can. The sponge doesn't sit in its own filth waiting for the next time you use it. The handle sits in its own nook in the bin. I love it! I clean my toilet once a week and I like the how simple this system is." —Lauren Roland

    Get it from Amazon for $7.96 (or

    29. A 4-in-1 hole repair product that's a squeeze bottle of spackle with a built-in primer, plus has a built-in putty knife on the top and a sanding pad on the cap, so it's all you need to keep your walls looking like new. Your landlord will be so confused where that huge thud came from, when he can see absolutely no evidence of that time you and your roommates decided indoor Frisbee sounded like a great idea.

    On the left, a wall with a triangular dent in it and the text "Before." On the right, the same wall with the dent filled in and barely visible and the text "After"
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    Promising review: "Lifesaver! I recently moved from the apartment I'd been in for five years. It had faced some wear and tear. I like art so there were many holes in the walls. I was not looking forward to the daunting process of wall repair. Then I found this amazing little guy. It is so easy to use that I found myself searching for more holes to patch (it was oddly kind of fun too). Simply squeeze a little of the white primer onto the hole, flip it to the flat side, and smooth it out. I actually didn't use the sandpaper much at all. Only used it a couple times to sand down two particularly ragged holes. I was able to fill all the holes in my apartment and still have plenty left, and it helped me get my security deposit back. Well worth every penny." —Julie

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

    30. Squishface Wrinkle Paste, an anti-itch, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal cream made for cleaning the cute faces (and tail pockets) of the wrinkliest doggos around. Oh, so that's what your pup looks like without tear stains and wrinkle redness!

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    Since there were multiple great before-and-after photos, I obviously couldn't pass up the opportunity to show you TWO good boy glow-ups.

    Promising review: "This stuff works so well!!! My English Bulldog's face wrinkles were red, wet, smelly, oozy, and irritated. He was constantly trying to scratch his face. After TWO applications, the redness is gone! The smell is gone! And it’s dry and overall it’s looking so much better! The usual daily buildup of gunk is gone! Thank you so much for a great product that works!" —jason

    Get it from Amazon for $20.67 (or $18.60 with the Subscribe & Save option).

    31. Hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, and paraben-free makeup brush-cleaning "shampoo" to have your beloved brushes suds-enly looking like they're brand-new.

    A reviewer holding a makeup brush that is brown with powder, then the same brush clean and white
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    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this brush shampoo! I was a little skeptical of how well it would clean my brushes since I'd never tried it before, but after using this I am very pleased with the outcome. It has a faint shampoo scent but nothing too overpowering, and suds like you wouldn't believe. It got all the way down to the base of the brush and gave it a really good cleaning. One of my brushes is made from boar hair (Estée Lauder powder brush) and I was worried it was going to frizz it out and ruin the shape, but it actually improved it after I had previously used baby shampoo. It's very soft and not at all coarse feeling. I also used this shampoo on my Beauty Blender, and it did a great job getting all the foundation out. All in all, I'd rate this product a 10/10!" —Katastrophe

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    32. An amazing leather and suede cleaning brush you'll be easily ~suede~ to buy once you peep pics of the results.

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    The brush actually has four parts — a soft bristle side and a hard bristle side, plus curved edges to tackle even the hard-to-reach parts of your suede goods.

    Promising review: "BUY THIS THING! I got mud on my new suede boots and thought for sure they were ruined, but this brush completely restored them. I was shocked. I even used it on an old pair of boots from college that I have considered ruined for several years and it did wonders on getting rid of the filth on top of the suede. I was so impressed. It's absolutely worth getting and trying for yourself! Scuff marks take a bit more time to improve, but they do look better after brushing them." —Gaby Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98.

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