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

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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.

    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."

    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.

    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

    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.

    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

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

    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.

    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!!!

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

    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

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

    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).

    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

    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.

    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.

    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"

    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

    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.

    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.

    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!!!

    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

    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

    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???

    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

    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

    27. 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

    28. 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"

    29. 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!

    30. 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

    31. 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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