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What Products Do You Use And Swear By Because Your Parents Used Them?

Or your grandparents. Or your aunt. Or uncle. Or anybody in the generation before yours.

When I was in my early teen years, my mom sat me down and taught me how to put on makeup. I still use some of the products she taught me with, and ones that I watched her use for years and years. Sweet, I know!


Or! I literally use steal wool to clean pots and pans because that's what my grandma uses to clean hers.

So it got me to thinking: What products do you use and love because you grew up watching your parents use them?

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Another example is I love to use the same laundry detergent as my parents because it reminds me of home.

Maybe it's a trusty kitchen appliance or gadget that you can't live without!

Red KitchenAid stand mixer
Instagram: @kitchenaidusa

The first kitchen item I couldn't wait to splurge on was a KitchenAid because I grew up using one in my mom's kitchen!

Or is it a cleaning product? And if so, tell us how you use it — we love a good cleaning hack!

Bottle of Fabuloso

My dad cleans his floors with Fabuloso, so you know it's a brand I regularly rely on and trust wholeheartedly.

Perhaps it's a product that has truly stood the test of time so you got yourself one of your own to have forever — like a durable cast iron skillet!

Cast iron pan filled with food

It could be literally anything from wool socks to a miracle-working stain remover.

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Whatever product it is, let us know! Please mention where you got it — and if you want to go the extra mile, you can always share a direct link. Submit your recommendations below and you might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post or video!