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    52 Products Under $10 That Seem Too Good To Be True But Actually Work

    Cheap and effective products reviewers absolutely swear by.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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 dozen Bottle Bright tablets that'll deep clean your thermoses and on-the-go bottles — no scrubbing required. These'll get into all those hard-to-reach spaces and remove *all* the gunk.

    2. A collagen-infused ~protein treatment~ for an intense at-home mask that'll help your strands look and feel less damaged in just five minutes. It's basically a time machine for your hair is what I'm saying.

    BuzzFeed editor's before/after, with frizzier, limper looking hair before, and fully, smoother hair after two uses

    3. A pack of peppermint and eucalyptus oil shower steamers to help open up your sinuses (those spring allergies...amirite?!) and make your shower feel like a spa. Relaxation isn't just for bath-takers, you know.

    The green flower-shaped tablets, which come in a pouch

    4. A grooming glove designed with nodules on the fingers and palms to make brushing the excess hair from your cat, dog, or even horse more like petting — so your pet won't fidget or get uncomfortable, and your sofa (and clothes!) won't be constantly covered in hair.

    A collage of review images showing how much hair the glove removes

    5. A suede and nubuck brush to freshen up your favorite kicks before storing them for the spring and summer. It has *four* different surfaces for different cleaning needs so you can tackle any stain.

    A reviewer's black suede boots: the left covered in light brown dirt, the right completely clean and new-looking

    6. A set of makeup-removing cloths to remove every single trace of dirt and makeup (even waterproof formulas!) with just water. And the cloths are super soft, so you won't have to resort to harsh scrubbing that can dry out your face.

    The cloths on the edge of a sink

    7. A red wine stain remover that'll turn any party foul into an amazing party trick. AKA when you spill wine onto your shirt while sitting alone on the couch. It me.

    8. Bamboo charcoal shoe deodorizers you can pop into your sweatiest, stinkiest beer-soaked flats or old gym shoes — the smell will be G O N E.

    A shelf of shoes with the rectangular deodorizer fabric bags inside

    9. And a window-insulation kit that'll also help keep your heating and AC bills down — no more warmth (and money) going out while the drafts come in.

    A model applying the clear sheeting to windows, and a reviewer showing the 9-degree increase in temperature now that the insulation is installed to keep the heat in

    10. A dishwasher cleaner and disinfectant to remove limescale, rust, grease, and other nasty buildup so your machine runs more efficiently than ever — while you just sit back and relax.

    A before/after of a reviewer's dishwasher, dirty and stained before and shiny and new looking after

    11. A fan-favorite Wet brush with a cult following for a reason. It'll detangle even the most stubborn hair...WITHOUT ripping it from your scalp.

    12. A pack of individual pet hair removal sheets designed for removing every single strand from your clothing. Keep a few in your bag, in your car, and at home for on-the-go cleanup without having to find that lint roller.

    A reviewer's black clothing in two photos: covered in white pet hair on the left, and completely hair-free on the right

    13. An easy-to-use jewelry cleaning brush for polishing up your brand new or decades-old precious stones and keep them as sparkling as your love still is (awww!).

    14. A pack of Avarelle pimple patches formulated with tea tree oil and calendula oil (to heal and shrink zits faster overnight). AND they come in two sizes — classic circular patches & large, square patches so you can easily treat and shrink clusters of pimples all at once.

    A reviewer's hand showing the patches: a large square one, and two round ones, both with absorbed pus from pimples

    15. Bar Keepers Friend soft cleansing ~liquid~ for all the cleaning power of the original fan-favorite formula (bye bye rust, hard water stains, and any other buildup!), but with a more targeted application. Aka no powder to sweep up at the end!

    A before/after of a scuffed up sink with brown and grey marks, and then cleaned to almost new

    16. A pack of ethylene gas-absorbing produce bags to keep your fruits, veggies, and lettuce fresher for up to 10 TIMES longer. Strawberries are expensive, folks — now you can actually finish the whole container.

    A fridge shelf with produce in the green-tinted bags

    17. A round blindspot mirror that'll make merging, changing lanes, and even parallel parking a breeze.

    The mirror attached to a car side window to show what they reflect

    18. A garlic prepping set with a silicone tube (that'll peel the garlic) and a press (that'll mince it) so you can flavor your food without getting stinky fingers.

    The pink silicone tube and hands using the metal press to mince garlic

    19. A couple extra large wool dryer balls (available scented or unscented) that'll ensure your laundry dries quicker and gets softer than ever, no matter how old your dryer is. Those towels that take FOR-E-VER (The Sandlot voice) to dry? No more.

    The dryer balls with different colors of thread

    20. A self-watering, self-aerating planter to keep your thirsty plants happy, *without* worrying about dreaded root rot. Just fill the reservoir and the (patented) hollow legs will draw water up into the soil.

    21. A roll of double-sided carpet tape, because I can’t be the only one who trips on those curled-up carpet edges and slips on no-grip rugs. Thx for the memories, but I’m TIRED of my life flashing before my eyes mid-fall!

    22. A cleaning putty to easily (and kind of fun-ly!) clean your car air conditioner vents, laptop keyboard, cupholders, remote buttons, and any other tricky little areas where dust and crumbs accumulate.

    Model using the putty to clean out an air vent

    23. A handheld back roller so you can give (and get) relaxing massages without anyone's hands cramping. Ahhhh-mazing.

    A model holding the rolling ball above someone's shoulder

    24. A L'Oreal *eight-second* lamellar water rinse-out treatment reviewers swear by for next-level shine, softness, and just all-around "is THIS my hair?!"–ness.

    25. A drain clearing tool with a rotating handle and five replacement snakes with 4,000 micro hooks and a slim design to shimmy down any drain (you don't even need to remove the cover) and snag all the hairs and goop that's clogging the system — in one quick pull.

    Reviewer's snake with all the gunk and hair it pulled out from a bathroom sink drain

    26. A sink cleaner and polish formulated to use on stainless steel AND porcelain sinks (plus cast iron, Corian, acrylic, and more) to restore that just-like-new shine *and* protect against further damage. That new sink you've been wanting? It can wait, now.

    27. A pack of houseplant sticky traps to end your gnat problem once and for all. No more stalking them in silence and trying to smack them out of the air.

    A reviewer holding the yellow sticky sheet filled with stuck-on gnats

    28. A cat self-grooming toy that'll make your furry friend think "I'm ~feline~ myself" — and help you have less hair to clean off your clothes...furniture...and everywhere else.

    A reviewer's cat rubbing its face on the toy

    29. A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food *spikes* to revive and nourish all the flowering or foliage plants you'd otherwise CERTAINLY kill — for up to two months with each spike.

    30. And a Deep V bikini line sheet mask if you choose to remove hair ~down there~ and are looking to soothe irritation and moisturize, thanks to the blend of honey, niacinamide, and rose extract.

    Models with the oval sheet masks on their bikini lines

    31. A bottle of Acure Brilliantly Brightening facial scrub that'll say "boy bye" to dirt and oil, with sea kelp and French green clay to soften and detox your skin without removing all the moisture.

    A reviewer's cheek in two images: on the left with some acne and redness, and on the right looking clearer, brighter, and with more even tone

    32. A deep-cleaning brush duo with a powerful scrubbing head for banishing grout discoloration and a wiping blade to reach the crevices, crannies, and nooks that never get cleaned.

    33. A pair of seamless ribbed undies engineered to mold specifically to your body, leave zero lines, and never give you a wedgie. And 98% of reviewers recommend them, so sign me up!

    Two models in the undies in white and lavender

    34. A brown sugar-softening bear, because no one wants to heat up some oatmeal or prepare to bake cookies, only to discover the brown sugar is now rock-hard.

    the terracotta bear in front of a jar of brown sugar

    35. A Clorox toilet wand with disposable scrubby heads *preloaded* with cleaner so you can clean the whole bowl with one hand — and *one* product.

    36. And if you're wanting to clean that toilet but are *also* looking to go greener (and not throw something away every time you clean it), a pack of adorable toilet cleaning bombs you can drop in, watch the ~fizzing action~ and then scrub away with your usual toilet brush.

    The purple flower-shaped bomb

    37. A Cerama-Bryte cooktop cleaning kit, which includes cooktop cleaning solution, a scrubbing pad, and a scraper so you can absolutely remove every bit of baked- and caked-on food from any smooth range — no matter how long it's been there.

    A before/after of a dirty and then clean cooktop, plus the bottle of cleaner with five stars and text "Mind blown. This stuff is the boomshakalaka of glass stove top cleaners"

    38. A satin pillowcase to help maintain hair health even as you sleep, reducing pesky frizz and breakage when compared with regular cotton or other fiber pillowcases — that means longer-lasting blowouts and less damage in the long run.

    A model reclining on the pinky-brown satin pillowcase

    39. A Luminoodle — an LED lighting strip you can affix to the back of your TV for a backlighting effect that'll create sharper images, increase color contrast, and reduce eye strain.

    A reviewer's TV: hazier and too bright in some places before, and sharper and clearer with the backlighting after

    40. A jar of O'Keeffe's Working Hands Lotion for making dry winter hands a thing of the past, healing cracked skin and protecting against new damage in no time flat. This stuff is basically a miracle for people who wash their hands a bunch.

    41. A bug bite suction tool that'll actually *remove* venom, saliva, or other irritants to ease swelling and stop those 'squito bite itches once and for all. Good news: you don't need to press that "x"-shape into your skin anymore with a fingernail.

    A reviewer's bug bite in three images: the bite, the bite immediately after using the tool with a circular mark, and after with reduced swelling

    42. A quick-drying top coat so you can finally stop saying "oh sheet!" when you see the indents pressed into your fresh manicure when you wake up in the morning. This baby'll have you polish fully set looooong before you go to bed (like, in a few minutes after applying, max!).

    The bottle of top coat

    43. A roll of ~bamboo~ paper towels you can toss in the washing machine and reuse over *120 times*. They're super-absorbent and durable, but are soft enough to use on your skin, too. You can even use them on your Swiffer!

    44. A bottle of Poo-Pourri to squash beefs (and odors) over who dropped that big stinker in the toilet. This makes the worst bathroom odors a thing of the past — without a weird and heavy "masking" smell.

    The large and small bottles of spray on a toilet, in the original citrus scent

    45. A pack of Korean exfoliating cloths that'll banish dead skin cells, winter dryness, and even help with Keratosis Pilaris.

    The pack of green and pink cloths, four each

    46. A stainless-steel soap bar to remove any odor (garlic! fish!) from your hands with a quick rub and rinse — no fancy scented soaps required.

    Hand holding the stainless steel in the shape of a bar of soap

    47. An four-pack of creaseless hair ties (yes, they totally look like old phone cords) so you can rock a ponytail all day and wear your hair down all night – no dents!

    A model with one cord on a braid and one on their wrist

    48. A carpet freshener you can use on indoor carpeting *or* in your car, whether you're carting around messy kids, keep your gym gear in the back seat, or stop for french fries and don't want your car smelling like McDonald's forever.

    A carpet with shoes and a vacuum on top

    49. A Jergens in-shower lotion designed to be used on wet skin so you can get in, get out, and get on with your day. Mornings are hard enough!

    A model holding the bottle in the shower

    50. A five-in-one wine stopper that'll also aerate, filter out cork particles, pour neatly, and re-cork the bottle.

    A bottle resting on its side on a fridge self with the stopper inside

    51. A game-changing scrubber (it's basically a scrubby sponge/dishcloth hybrid) that'll dry super quickly, unlike regular sponges, so it cleans all your dishes without getting that horrifically funky mildew smell.

    A reviewer's green scrubbing cloth on the edge of their sink

    52. Cable-hugging critters to take a ~bite~ out of the annoyance of fraying cords. No bent cord = no exposed wires, FINALLY.

    The animal-shaped gadgets who hug cords to keep them from bending when plugged in, looking like they're "biting" the device

    And as a quick bonus product for only $1.99 over our limit, a Migrastil roll-on stick to help evaporate your migraine or tension headache within minutes. Just apply the blend of essential oils (including lavender, spearmint, and peppermint) onto your temples, forehead, and the back of your neck — and POOF! Relief is here.

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