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    21 Products With Before-And-After Photos Anyone With A Kid Or Baby Should See

    Crayon scribbles? Scratched floors? Impossible stains? There's a product for that.

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    1. An upholstery stain remover so you don't have to stress over any "oh crap" kind of moments — like say, an entire bottle of ketchup smeared all over the carpet. *Cringes.*

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    Promising review: "YOU NEED THIS IF YOU HAVE KIDS OR PETS!!! I am convinced this stuff is magic in a bottle! If I can get up an ENTIRE bottle of ketchup that was rubbed in the carpet, you can get out anything!" —Ashley T.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.55.

    And read BuzzFeed's full write-up of this Folex stain cleaner to see more of it's magical wonders!

    2. A bug bite suction tool here to save the day when sitting outside on a cool evening leads to a swarm of mosquito bites. Rude. This can remove some of the insect saliva and other irritants left under the skin, so your little one isn't spending the entire week scratching apart their skin.

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    Promising review: "Amazing! I am in complete shock at how well this worked. My son got stung by a wasp as you can see in my photo. After we did the suction he stop complaining about it hurting!" —Angela z

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    3. A drywall repair kit to undo the damage done during the afternoon soccer game your kids decided to play in the living room.

    Reviewer's before and after showing a small dent in their wall, and the after photo showing how the kit fixed it with no hole
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    Promising review: "This spackle is so handy! Much easier and faster than opening a regular container of spackle, then finding a putty knife to use and sand paper. Everything you need is right there. I filled probably close to 50 small holes and nicks from kids throwing toys, etc. in less than 15 minutes. Would definitely recommend this." —Michelle Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97.

    4. A set of cleaning sponges so you're prepared to tackle any tough surface cleaning job the moment you spot it — from marker scribbles to the seemingly permanent stains in your bathtub.

    Reviewer's before-and-after image after using the cleaning sponges to remove marker scribbles from their table
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    Promising review: "I love these sponges. I use them in the kitchen, the bathroom, and on the sides of the pool. But the use I like the best is to clean my vinyl wood floors. They get the spots and footprints off quickly without damaging the floor. I've use mops but they didn't remove what everyone had tracked in without pressing down really hard. These work quickly and efficiently." —D. Morales

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $10.95.

    5. A natural laundry detergent powder that, when mixed with water, can banish stuck-on stains for good. I mean, if it can give results like these on a carseat, imagine what it could do for clothing!

    Reviewer's before-and-after image after using the detergent powder to remove stains from carseat
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    Promising review: "Love it! I haven't used conventional detergent in a while so it's hard to compare the two. But, I love feeling confident that I'm not putting toxic chemicals near me or my children. Also, if you make a concentrated solution with a little water, it takes off stains pretty well. I also used it to clean my daughter's dirty car seat." —Yesenia P.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and two scents).

    6. A set of heatless foam rods to make hair curling easy, peasy, lemon squeezy. No hot hair tools, no fear of burns — just gorgeous, curly locks for your kiddo.

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    Promising review: "I purchased these for my 6-year-old daughter for Christmas. She just told me they are one of her favorite things that she received! I’m no expert at doing hair, but these are easy for me to put in and she can sleep in them just fine. In the morning she has beautiful curls for school and she’s so excited! This was a last-minute impulse buy, but I’m so glad we got these." —Saffy

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    7. A life-changing laundry bar for knocking the toughest stains *out of the park*. Yes, it's baseball pants-approved!

    Reviewer's before-and-after image after using the bar to remove tons of dirt stains from baseball pants
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    Promising review "If you’ve got a baseball player with white pants, this is a MUST-have. You can soak pants for days and still have stains. This gets rid of everything. I use a soft toothbrush so I don’t pill up the fabric. A bar will last months. Also, it's probably really good to get rid of blood (aka evidence). Just allot yourself enough time to scrub (and dry) before you call 911. That's the key. That’s just something I thought of off the top of my head. Not based on any true story that may or may not still be under investigation. Just a useful tip. Happy cleaning!" —L. Arnold

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $0.88.

    8. A multipurpose car cleaner that basically screams, "I CAN DO IT ALL," and then genuinely does it all. Use it to scrub leather, vinyl, upholstery, carpet, plastic, and any part of your ride that could use a sparkle...or er, a cleanup after your little artist took to your car ceiling like canvas.

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    Promising review: "Two days ago, my son decided to showcase some art on my headliner. (First picture) I thought for sure it was ruined this time. This cleaner removed all of the crayon marks. (Second picture) I'll never use any other product for my car. I'm definitely going to try the rest of their products as well." —Tabitha Mitchell

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    9. A pack of wart bandages for kids because everything else you've tried isn't working. These self-adhesive strips are waterproof and formulated with a salicylic acid to target and get rid of those pesky warts.

    Before, during, after progression pic of reviewer's knee with a large wart. The after pic shows no wart after using the bandages.
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    Promising review: "These bandages have decreased the wart by half. It's still there but we just purchased our second pack in hopes to finish the job. It was really big to start with. We first used the freeze stuff and it did nothing. Hopefully with the second pack it will be gone. My daughter really likes that the wart/medicine is camouflaged as a regular Band-Aid and she can wear shorts and that it's painless.

    Edit: After three packs of these the warts are GONE!" —Robin H

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. A plant-based, fragrance-free dish soap you can feel good about. This nontoxic gentle soap will rid your baby's bottles of leftover residue and leave you with peace of mind.

    Reviewer photo showing bottle tip cleaned with Dawn and Dapple soap. When Dawn was used, there was significantly more residue left behind.
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    Promising review: "I typically never write reviews, but I love Dapple so much I felt like I needed to. As a new mom, it didn’t even occur to me to wash my daughter's bottles with anything but dish soap. Why waste money on some fancy bottle soap when dish soap does the same thing? Boy was I WRONG. I got a bottle of Dapple for our baby shower and just pulled it out of the closet the other day to try it out. The difference is incredible! It removed all of the breast milk residue from all of the bottle parts (we use Dr. Brown’s so there are quite a few parts) and was noticeably cleaner than parts washed with dish soap. It also doesn’t suds up as much as dish soap does and rinses completely clean. See the photo for yourself! I immediately ordered the three-pack so we can stock up. Thank you so much Dapple!" —Nancy Unis

    Get a pack of three bottles for $14.88.

    11. A wood finish stain marker that'll quickly fill in scratches and nicks in your beautiful hard wood floors. Your kids swear they don't know how they got there, but you know. Parents always know.

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    Promising review: We moved into a new home and as much as I try to baby our brand-new hardwood floors, I have noticed small nicks and scratches caused by our active toddlers. I use this pen and they look good as new! I highly recommend these pens. The trick is to apply the liquid to the mark you want to cover, and then immediately use your finger or a paper towel to go back over the same spot to remove any excess stain. If you do not do this, you will have a visible line where you applied the stain which basically highlights the imperfection." —MPA

    Get it from Amazon for $5.98 (available in 11 stain colors).

    12. And for bigger projects, a wood floor polish to breathe life back into your floors that have endured the wrath of toddlers, teenagers, pets, you name it.

    Reviewer's before/after pic of wood floors with the after pic showing shiny, scratch-free floors
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    Promising review: "Great product!! We had scratches on the floor from toys and kids' skate boards, but this took care of it so well and brought shine to my floor to make it look like new! Highly recommend." —aarti

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98.

    13. A spout cover for protecting your little one's head when bath time gets a bit too rowdy.

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    Promising review: "This fits my tub perfectly! It's super cute and functional. It easily went on and the spout still functions with no issues! I definitely feel more confident my little one's head is safe from bumps with this. I would recommend this product to anyone!" —S. Barry

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in two colors).

    14. A jetted tub cleaner to thoroughly clean out whatever is lurking inside those jets. Bath time should be about F-U-N, not, "what the heck are my kids swimming in?"

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    Promising review: "All I can say is eeewwwww! We just bought a house with a jetted tub and I've heard terrible things about what lurks within the jets. Since my kids are always up for a fun bath I knew I needed to get some cleaner run through asap. OMG it didn't seem like there was that much Yuk while it was running, but as I drained the tub it was full of dirt and black chunks. I will deff be ordering this regularly to keep that grossness away from my boys." —Jessica Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    15. A storage container that'll conveniently hold formula, breast milk pouches, and baby food so you can restore your neat fridge back to order.

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    Promising review: "As you can see with the pictures I desperately needed some kind of storage for my milk and these did a great job, I use Target's Up & Up brand and they fit perfectly, I can fit about 14 bags in one, all of the bags are full with 3-6 ounces each. These definitely freed up a lot of space in my freezer as well. Over all super happy and would recommend to my friends!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two sizes).

    16. A shoe cleaner because your little star loves to jump in every puddle, but you're not a fan of the trail of mud they track in. These'll restore their tiny kicks in no time.

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    Promising review: "Works great! Took out all the marks on my daughter's sneakers! Definitely recommend!" —S J S

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    17. A magical spot remover for removing all those ice pop and chocolate stains from your food connoisseur's clothing. No scrubbing is required, just drop a little on your garments and it'll do the dirty work for you.

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    Promising review: "My client accidentally spilled chocolate all over my brand-new summer shirt! I was devastated until I got home and saw the spot remover in the laundry room cupboard! I tried and instantly the stain just disappeared! I bought three more bottles, it's just an absolutely great product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.19.

    18. An ink and stain remover ready to take on the crayon artwork that somehow ~magically~ appeared on your carpet.

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    Promising review: "Wow! This stuff really works! My 5-year-old colored on the carpet with blue crayon. After an online search and visit to the Crayola website, they recommended Anodex. It totally worked! Before and after pics attached." —jtink

    Get it from Amazon for $13.53.

    19. A hanging rod that'll double the space in your kiddo's closet, and even leave some clothes accessible so they can pick out their own outfit.

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    Promising review: "This product is amazing. My kiddos are going to share a closet and this was the easiest way to get all of their things in there together. It doubled the hanging space and I was able to hang my daughter's things and move my son's items to the bottom hanging addition. How low you want it to hang is adjustable so it could go even lower if you had adult sized clothing to hang. Would definitely purchase again." —Jeanette Fite

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    20. An activewear laundry detergent so you can *finally* get your mini sports team's uniforms clean, free of stains, and stink-free. Now that's a W for the home team.

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    Promising review: "My husband works outside all year long, and two of our kids play soccer. Because of all the stinky clothes we actually have a washer/dryer in a basement as well as on our second floor. I tried this on my husbands work clothes and my kids soccer stuff — I could not believe it removed all the stains (grease, sweat, and grass stains) and removed the smell. Other brands would clean them ok and left a light smell, but the odor still comes through. I will definitely continue purchasing this product." —MomontheRun68

    Get a from Amazon for $19.95 (each bag washes 90 loads).

    21. And a wrinkle release spray for *you* on the mornings when you just don't have the time to break out the ironing board and iron, and give your shirts a nice press. Who has the time for that?!

    Reviewer before/after image showing a super wrinkled shirt, and a much less wrinkled shirt in the after pic after only 10 seconds
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    Promising review: "HOLY SMOKES. I wasn't expecting this product to work so well. Literally 10 seconds after spraying and gently stretching as the directions suggested, this was the difference! I let it hang for another 15 minutes with a subtle improvement, but the first few seconds after were mind-blowing." —Desiree

    Get it from Amazon for $14.38.

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