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    Updated on Oct. 4, 2020. Posted on Oct. 1, 2020

    28 Products That Mean Business And I Have The Pics To Prove It

    The proof is in the pudding.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pair of microfibre gloves that'll make cleaning all those hard-to-reach spots a lot easier. They'll give you more control than a brush and they're soft enough that you can use them on any surface. They're reusable, so once you're done cleaning, you can throw them in the wash.

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    These gloves are honestly so much fun to use. Sometimes I go looking for things to dust. I can quickly wipe down large surfaces like counters, cupboards or tables or use them on smaller or more fragile items like the picture frames or perfume bottles, without worrying about breaking them. I usually keep one near my desk to wipe down my computer screen and desk, because it gets pretty dusty in my room. I love that I can just toss them in the wash when they start to look a little grungy.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99. Available in two sizes.

    2. A long and flexible drain snake that has over 4,000 tiny hooks to pick up all the gunk and debris hiding in your kitchen and bathroom pipes. It’ll save you time and money in the long run, because you won’t have to hire a plumber or buy chemical drain cleaners. It’s absolutely disgusting, but incredibly satisfying to use.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.95. Also available with rotating handle.

    3. A handheld vacuum with a long, narrow nozzle that'll help you get into all the dusty nooks and crannies of your home or car. It weighs less than two pounds, making it easy to move from room to room, and it has an impressive amount of suction that'll pick up anything from dirt and crumbs to pet hair.

    Sarah Aspler/BuzzFeed

    "You could use it on bigger messes if you want, but I find it particularly useful for cleaning dirt off baseboards, dog hair off my couch, and crumbs off the kitchen counter. I used it just yesterday after I was transplanting some plants into new pots! It has a hands-free emptying button, and I also really love how it’s lightweight, fast to charge, and has a decent amount of suction. I’ll be honest and say that I actually look for excuses to use it, because it’s so satisfying." —Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the SharkNinja ION W1 Handheld Vacuum (#8 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $179.99.

    4. A hair protein treatment packed with collagen and ceramide that'll help soften, tame, and moisturize your locks in five minutes. Reviewers with dyed hair say it repaired the damage left behind from bleaching.

    Bek O' Connell/BuzzFeed

    Apply it after you've washed your hair with shampoo and leave it for up to 20 minutes.

    "After just two uses, I’m ready to call this the miracle product I’ve been searching for. You wash your hair, and then apply the treatment to your hair and let sit for 5–15 minutes. After rinsing this out, I can feel a noticeable difference right away. My hair, once unruly and dry, now feels like silk. I can’t stop touching it; it feels like I stole someone else’s hair." —Bek O' Connell

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Elizavecca Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.29.

    5. A pack of screen protectors that'll save your phone screen from cracking if you drop it. They're made of tempered glass, making them extra durable. They're also super thin, so they won't interfere with the sensitivity of your touchscreen.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "The installation process took a bit longer than I thought it would. The screen protectors came with an alcohol wipe to clean and disinfect my phone, a cloth to dry it, a sticker to catch dust, and a guiding edge to help me line up the screen protector with my phone. AND it comes with a link to an entire video that guided me through the process. The screen protector took all the blows and when I couldn't stand looking at the cracks on it, I just peeled it off and replaced it with a new one. My actual phone screen is still in mint condition, and I'm free to be a messy, phone-dropping klutz without dealing with the consequences." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Tocol Tempered Glass Screen Protector (#11 on the list).

    Get a three-pack from Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    6. A sheet of light-dimming stickers that are perfect for anyone who likes to sleep in absolute darkness. They make the glowy lights from all your gadgets less intense, so you can get your beauty sleep.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    When it comes to sleeping, my motto is 'night's out, lights out.' All of them. My reaction to even the faintest of lights is very similar to a vampire being exposed to the sun: not cute. But I have a bunch of devices in my room that blink and glow during the night! My fan, my air purifier, my computer screen, and my air conditioning unit are just a few that I can list off the top of my head. Buying these light-dimming stickers was the best money I've spent in a while. I just popped them onto my devices and the lights were instantly duller. They come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, making it easy to find the perfect one for each device. I can still see that the lights are on, but they're not nearly as annoying.

    Get a pack of 100 stickers from Amazon Canada for $7.89.

    7. A pair of bag holders that'll make it easier to carry all your heavy grocery bags home. They can each hold up to 100 pounds and they have a soft grip around the handle, so your hands won't get tired or irritated.

    A person holding a thick circular handle in each hand that have multiple grocery bags hanging from them
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $24.99. Available in three colours.

    8. An electric lint remover that'll gently remove stray fibres from your favourite sweaters and blankets, so they look as good as new. You can use it anywhere in your home, because it comes with a USB cord that'll plug into your laptop or power bank charger instead of a wall socket.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    The lint remover comes with a power cord, an extra blade, a storage bag, and a cleaning brush.

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Union Fabric Shaver Lint Remover (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    9. A bottle-emptying kit that'll drain every ounce of ketchup, hot sauce, or any other condiment out of the container. It fits most screw-top bottles, so you can even use it to transfer your beauty products like shampoo and conditioner from one bottle to the other.

    A before image of bottle of barbeque sauce with the sauce at the bottom of the container and an after image of the bottle placed upside down on a three-legged stand with the sauce at the top
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon Canada for $34.58+. Also available in a set of 24.

    10. A 2-in-1 hair dryer and styler that'll help you achieve that sleek and effortless blowout that Cindy Crawford and Cher Horowitz perfected in the '90s. You can easily streamline your hairstyling process with this powerful, one-step hair tool.

    Essence Gant/BuzzFeed

    "I was pleasantly surprised at how smooth it ran through my hair, and how quickly it dried each section. It has four temperature settings, and I used the highest since my hair is so thick and curly. The blowout process took me about an hour and a half, but I'm sure I can get it even quicker with more practice. I didn't want it super sleek because I prefer a big hair look, but I could've gotten the roots even straighter with a few more strokes if I wanted to. "—Essence Gant

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Styler.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    11. A door draft stopper that'll fill the gap underneath your doorway to keep hot air in and cold air out. It has an adhesive backing that makes it easy to install, but won't leave behind sticky residue on your door. Baby, it's cold outside, but it'll definitely be hot in here!

    A before image showing space underneath an open door and an after image of a long strip covering the gap between the door and the floor
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    12. A set of spacious vacuum bags that'll help you store all your clothes and linens on the off season. The set comes with a travel pump to suck out the air, but it's also compatible with all vacuum cleaners. Now you won't have to worry about where to store your summer clothes during the colder months.

    Maitland Quitmeyer/BuzzFeed

    "One large bag was plenty to store nine or ten *very* large winter sweaters — all collapsed down to a fraction of their size. And it was surprisingly effortless, too! I didn't feel like breaking out the vacuum, so I just used the included hand pump, and it took maybe three minutes max to pump out the air and shrink the bag before replacing the cap — easy peasy! And no danger of re-inflation. I am literally going to order another pack of five today — my closet game is forever changed!!! All I can say is thank you Maitland, for actually taking your own advice for once." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Spacesaver Vacuum Storage Bags (#2 on the list).

    Get a pack of six from Amazon Canada for $34.99+. Available in five sets.

    13. A tube of hand cream that'll work just as hard as you do. It'll create a protective barrier that'll seal in moisture to help heal and repair dry, cracked skin. Reviewers say it absorbs quickly into the skin and doesn't leave their hands feeling greasy.

    A after image of someone's hand with smooth hydrated skin and a before image of their hand without cream looking dry
    Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    "For the last decade or so I've suffered with dry, cracked hands that bleed of their own accord, and have tried pretty much every hand cream out there. Some are thick and greasy and just leave a white residue, others need constant reapplication, and some make the skin red, painful, and inflamed – with the exception of this! The consistency is more firm than a regular lotion, and once applied it sinks into the skin quickly without feeling greasy. Using this regularly has stopped my hands from getting as bad as they were before, and its moisturising effects last for quite a while so there's no need to keep slathering more on. The tub is also great value for money – a little goes a long way and it's surprisingly difficult to make much of a dent in it, even with frequent use!" —Jasmin Nahar

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream (#12 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.97.

    14. A cable management box that'll turn your desk into a tidy, stress-free zone. Even your long power strips will fit inside, and it'll keep cords out of sight, which is especially important if you have kids and pets.

    A before image of a bunch of cords tangled plugged into a power bar and a after image of the cords inside a rectangular box with a phone on top
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It has openings on all sides to accommodate cords from any angle and comes with a lid, so you can place a phone or tablet on top. Need a power strip? Add a four-outlet one to your cart to complete the package.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    15. A small drain protector that'll catch stray hairs before they slide down the pipes. This genius tool will save you from a clogged drain and the disgusting chore of having to remove hair from it.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com

    The TubShroom fits in most drains. To clean it, just remove the hair, and then wipe it down with a paper towel or cleansing wipe.

    "It’s so simple to install. You just pop it in the shower tub drain and you’re good to go. And it was much more SATISFYING than I ever thought possible! There aren’t any straggler hairs hanging around the drain anymore. All the hair is collected out of view! It takes approximately two seconds to clean. I just remove the hair with a piece of toilet paper and toss it in the garbage." —Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the TubShroom .

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99+. Available in six colours.

    16. A pack of all natural cleaning wipes that'll get rid of the annoying salt stains on your favourite boots. They won't damage your shoes and work on suede, rubber, fabric, and nubuck materials. You can even use them to clean up other leather accessories like your bags and jackets.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    Get a pack of ten from Amazon Canada for $8.99. Also available in a pack of 15.

    17. A set of stainless steel tongue scrapers that'll reduce the amount of toxins and bacteria that build up in your mouth. You can adjust the fit so you can easily reach the back of your mouth. Reviewers say their mouths feel cleaner and that it’s really helped with their bad breath.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    They're easy to clean, rust proof, and will last a lot longer than plastic versions.

    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $799.

    18. A hair-removing glove that'll remove all the dirt and stray hairs from your pet's coat and give them a relaxing massage, too. The little bristles will catch loose hairs before they end up on your carpet, furniture, or clothes.

    The grooming glove with silicone nodules, full of hair held in front of a French bulldog
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    "The glove is super comfortable and using it couldn’t be more foolproof: just put it on and run your hands through your pet’s fur. That’s it! The silicone grooves pick up so much fur with ease. After a few runs, I found that I would have to remove fur from the glove before continuing (you can pick up the fur with your other hand or run the glove under some water — either works) but it’s no biggie." —AnaMaria Glavan

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Pet Grooming Glove (#19 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99+. Available in three colours.

    19. A nail polish holder, because your collection is getting out of control. It can hold up to 48 bottles and it's transparent, making it easier to see everything at a glance.

    A plastic box filled with nail polish bottles
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    The dividers are adjustable, so you can fit any sized bottle inside and even squeeze in other manicure supplies (like your nail clipper and nail file).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $40.99.

    20. A pack of elastic bed sheet clips that are as sturdy as Steve Urkel's rainbow suspenders. The metal fasteners attach easily to your sheets to keep them from rolling up and they’re adjustable, so they’ll fit any bed or sheet size.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "These were a lifesaver for my mom. She has a very thick mattress AND a mattress topper on her bed. She uses fitted sheets with extra-deep pockets, but the corners still slide off all the time, and it was beyond annoying to have to fix the sheets every time she got into bed. The stretchy elastic straps are also adjustable to create the perfect amount of tension. And when it's time to wash your sheets, you can just unclip them. My mom hasn't had to adjust the sheets since, so I'm calling it a win."—Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Bed Sheet Straps (#2 on the list).

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    21. An all-natural carpet cleaner that'll remove stains and odours, without bleaching or discolouring your carpets. You can spray it before using a carpet cleaner machine, or add it to a bucket of warm water and use a towel or brush to clean your carpets by hand.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    22. A game-changing face mask that'll treat all those pesky skin issues like acne and blackheads. Clay masks are a great way to detox your skin, and this one uses bentonite clay to deep clean your pores.

    Alice Prendergast/BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com

    "Using it is simple: you mix the powdery clay with equal parts water or apple cider vinegar (I like to do a combo of the two), and apply it to your face as you would any other face mask. When this stuff starts to dry you are in for an experience. It freezes your face in place and tightens up every pore, and makes you seriously look like a lizard queen (see above photo for reference). I’ll be honest with you, the feeling is not that pleasant, but hold on – the end result is worth it. You can also just do spot treatments if you don't want to cover your whole face." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    23. A pair of leaf scoops that'll make raking leaves feel like less of a chore. They're basically like gigantic rakes for your hands, so you can pick up larger piles of leaves at a time. Reviewers like that they can scoop up wet and dry leaves, without getting their hands dirty.

    A person picking up a pile of leaves with huge claw-like leaf scoops on their hands
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    24. An ultra-soft facecloth that’ll remove all your makeup with water — just water! It works gently to remove makeup, dirt, and excess oil from your face, and can be washed easily by hand or in the washing machine when it gets dirty.

    @makeuperaser / Via instagram.com, Jeniffer Tonti/BuzzFeed

    "It’s great for people with sensitive skin or easily irritated eyes. You can remove your eye makeup without getting any oils or gels in your peepers. All you have to do is put the Makeup Eraser through one laundry cycle and then… add water. Seriously. One, two, three swipes across your mug and the job is done! This also makes it a great choice for contact-lens wearers (Hi, me again!). This is one of those purchases that, while more expensive today, will save you lots of cash down the road. No more cotton pads, no more last-minute CVS runs, no more makeup wipes that dry out a week after you buy them!" —Jennifer Tonti

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Original Makeup Eraser.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.96+. Also available in pink and coral.

    25. A beard-straightening comb that'll make a beauty of your beastly beard. It brushes through hair easier and faster than a traditional straightener, and it has two temperature levels, so it'll work on all types of beards.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Reviewers say it heats up quickly and works really well on thick hair. Some even use it as a regular hair straightener.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    26. An eco-friendly cleansing shampoo that'll wash all your makeup brushes, applicators, and sponges, because it's been a while, TBH. It's free of fragrance and petroleum-based ingredients, so it won't leave your skin irritated.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, BuzzFeed / Heather Braga

    "I could not believe how much residue came off my brushes in just one cleaning. You only need to use a little dab of the shampoo, so one bottle will definitely last a long time. A silicone pad made it super easy to thoroughly lather the brushes without leaving my bathroom sink in shambles. My brushes look brand new!" —Heather Braga

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the EcoTools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo (#16 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.16.

    27. Or an electronic brush cleaner that'll do all the hard work for you. The spinning wand will clean AND dry your brushes, and it comes with eight attachments that'll fit a variety of different makeup brushes.

    Kat Angus/BuzzFeed

    You'll need four AAA batteries that you can get here.

    "I know I'm not alone in not washing my makeup brushes as often as I should. It takes forever, and even once I'm done cleaning them, I still have to let them dry overnight. But this spinning makeup brush cleaner has totally changed the game. I cleaned and dried all of my makeup brushes in under ten minutes. Now I'll actually clean them on the regular." ⁠—Kat Angus

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Makeup Brush Cleaner (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    28. And finally, a little slicer that'll help you quickly and safely cut through tape, paper, or plastic packaging. It has a small ceramic blade that'll never get dull or rust, and is almost impossible to cut your fingers on.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, Slice Inc. / Via youtube.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

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